Appendix V: Geoffrey of Monmouth's Kings

MONARCH ORIGIN
Brutus Eponym of Britain
Locrinus Eponym of Llogyr (England)
Queen Gwendolen probably invented from the male name Gwendoleu, a seventh-century king
Maddan
Mempricius
Ebraucus Eponym of York (Eboracum)
Brutus Greenshield
Leil Eponym of Carlisle (Caer Leil); Celtic God Leir?
Rud Hud Hudibras appears in some early genealogies
Bladud
Leir Celtic god Llyr/Lir, aka King Lear
Queen Cordelia Creiddylad?
Marganus I misplaced king of Glywysing
Cunedagius Cunedda--misplaced king of Gwynedd
Rivallo Rhiawallawn--misplaced king of Dumnonia
Gurgastius Sisillius I
Jago/Iago
Kimarcus
Gorboduc
Ferrex
Porrex I
(five unnamed kings)
Dunvallo Molmutius
Belinus Welsh god Beli Mawr
Brennius Welsh god Bran/Bendigedfran
Gurguit Barbtruc
Guithelin
Queen Marcia
Sisillius II
Kinarius
Danius
Morvidus
Gorbonianus
Elidurus
Ingenius
Peredurus Peredur, 6th century hero
Archgallo
Elidurus (again)
Archgallo (again)
Elidurus (again)
Son of Gorbonianus
Marganus II
Enniaunus Einiawn, name from the genealogies
Idvallo
Runo
Gerennus
Catellus
Millus
Porrex II
Cherin
Fulgenius
Edadus
Andragius
Urianus Urien of Rheged
Eliud
Cledaucus
Clotenus
Gurgintius
Merianus
Bledudo repeate of Bladud?
Cap
Oenus
Sisillius III
Beldgabred
Archmail
Eldol
Redon
Redechius
Samuil
Penessil
Pir
Capoir
Digueillus
Heli Beli Mawr
Lud Celtic god Lludd/Nudd/Nodens/Nuada
Cassivellaunus Historical chieftain of the Catuvellauni, or the mythical Caswallawn
Tenvantius Tasciovanus, historical chieftain of the Catuvellauni, father of Cunobelinos
Cymbeline Cunobelinos, historical chieftain of the Catuvellauni
Guiderius Modern Welsh: Gwydr; may be a reflex of Gwydion fab Don, who appears in the genealogies around the time of Cymbeline. The historical successor of Cunobelinos was Togodumnus.
Arviragus Mandubracius
Marius
Coilus
Lucius (d. 156 AD)
Sulgenius
Severus
Geta
Bassianus
Carausius Marcus Aurelius Mausaeus Carausius, Roman usurper
Allectus Caius Allectus
Asclepiodotus
Coel possibly an early chieftain; later known as Old King Cole
Constantius Flavius Valerius Constantius Chlorus
Constantine I Constantine the Great, the Roman emperor
Octavius Eudaf Hen in The Dream of Maxen
Trahern
Maximianus Magnus Clemens Maximus; based on Maximus, origin of Maxen from the Mabinogion
Gracianus
Constantine II
Constans
Vortigern
Vortimer
Aurelius Ambrosius also called Ambrosius Aurelinus; mentioned by Gildas
Uther Pendragon
Arthur (d. 542?) King Arthur, of course.
Constantine III Constantine, king of Dumnonia; addressed by Gildas
Aurelius Conanus Aurelius Conanus, king of Powys; addressed by Gildas
Vortiporus Vortiporus, king of Dyfed; addressed by Gildas
Malgo Maelgwn, king of Gwynedd; addressed by Gildas
Keredic
(three unnamed tyrants)
Cadvan
Cadwallo
Cadwallader (d. 689)

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