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date: 22 October 2019

Ambrosius Aurelianus [called Emrys Wledig]locked

(fl. 5th cent.)
  • David E. Thornton


Ambrosius Aurelianus [called Emrys Wledig] (fl. 5th cent.), military leader, successfully resisted the Anglo-Saxon advance across Britain. What little specific information can be established about him and his activities derives from chapter 25 of the De excidio Britanniae by Gildas, which was the source for ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Auctores antiquissimi