GENERAL

Paternal Family Tree

Descent Royal House of Wessex: Son Cynric King Wessex

EVENTS

In 556 Cynric King Wessex and Ceawlin King Wessex defeated the Britons at Barbury Castle during the Battle of Beran Burg. Barbury Castle possibly of strategic importance since it is located on the Ridgeway with extensive views over the Thames valley.

Around 565 Cuthwine King Wessex was born to Ceawlin King Wessex

In 568 Ceawlin King Wessex and Cutha Wessex fought against Æthelberht King Kent (18) at the Battle of Wibbandun and drove him into Kent. The location of the battle is unknown.

In 577 Ceawlin King Wessex and his son Cuthwine King Wessex (12) won a major victory over the Britons at the Battle of Dyrham Hinton Hill. The victory of resulted in the capture of Gloucester, Cirencester and Bath.

In 584 Ceawlin King Wessex and his son Cutha Wessex defeated the Britons at the Battle of Fethan Leag which was probably fought at Stoke Lyne.

In 584 Ceawlin King Wessex was defeated, probably by the Britons, possibly by Ceol King Wessex at the First Battle of Woden's Barrow which fought at Adam's Grave.

In 592 Ceawlin King Wessex died

Ceawlin King Wessex was born to Cynric King Wessex

Ceawlin King Wessex succeeded as King Wessex

ANCESTRY

Father: Cynric King Wessex

GrandFather: Cerdic King Wessex