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(fl. 6th cent.)
  • Barbara Yorke


Cynric (fl. 6th cent.), king of the Gewisse, was one of the founders of the royal house of the Gewisse (later known as the West Saxons) and their second recorded king. In the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle he is presented as the son of Cerdic (6th cent.)...

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D. Whitelock, D. C. Douglas, & S. I. Tucker, eds. and trans., (1961)