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Brutus

Brutus  

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Overview Page
Subject:
Literature
The extraordinary legend that Britain had been ‘founded’ by Brutus, great‐grandson of Aeneas of Troy, haunted men's imagination for centuries. Geoffrey of Monmouth, in the 12th cent., related how ...
Cassivellaunus

Cassivellaunus  

British chief or king. Cassivellaunus is known only from the war diaries of Julius Caesar and Dio Cassius' later derivative account of Caesar's invasions of 55 and 54 bc. Nevertheless, he may have ...
Lud

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The Kings and Queens of Britain (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
60 words

is said by Geoffrey of Monmouth to have been the elder brother of Cassivellaunus, to have founded (or re-founded)

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