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Brude [Bridei] mac Maelchonlocked

(d. c. 586)
  • Marjorie O. Anderson


Brude [Bridei] mac Maelchon (d.c. 586), king of Picts, was the earliest of seven ‘historical’ bearers of the name Brude in the Pictish king-lists [see Picts, kings of the]. That name, not certainly of Celtic origin, was Brude or Bruide...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)
Oxford Medieval Texts