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Lud

Source:
The Kings and Queens of Britain
Author(s):

John Cannon,

Anne Hargreaves

Lud 

is said by Geoffrey of Monmouth to have been the elder brother of Cassivellaunus, to have founded (or re-founded) London, and to be buried there. There is, at present, no evidence that London existed before the Roman occupation of ad 43. Ludgate was said to have been named after him, but its earliest mention is as Lutgata c.1100–35.