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The Kings and Queens of Britain

John Cannon,

Anne Hargreaves


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.