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Cynric of Wessex

Cynric of Wessex ruled as king of Wessex from 534 to 560. He was either the son or grandson of Cerdic. Among the few statements made about his life were that he captured Searobyrig or Old Sarum, near Salisbury, in 552, and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh, now identified as Barbury Camp[?].

Preceded by:
Cerdic of Wessex
List of British monarchs Succeeded by:
Ceawlin of Wessex



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