Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).


(d. 636)
  • Barbara Yorke


Cwichelm (d. 636), king of the Gewisse, was the son of King Cynegils (d. 642) and seems to have ruled the Gewisse (or West Saxons, as they subsequently become known) with his father, perhaps from 611 and probably as a junior partner, until his death in 636. Battles involving ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)