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Brude mac Bile [Bridei son of Beli]locked

(d. 693)
  • Marjorie O. Anderson


Brude mac Bile [Bridei son of Beli] (d. 693), king of Picts, was overking of the Picts from 672 until his death. Irish annals call him 'king of Fortriu' (Anderson, Early Sources, 1.193) and his mother presumably belonged to the royal matrilineage of that Pictish province (roughly the southern half of modern ...

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