heptarchy

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noun hep·tar·chy \ˈhep-ˌtär-kē\

Definition of heptarchy

  1. :  a hypothetical confederacy of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of the seventh and eighth centuries

First Known Use of heptarchy

1576

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