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Gwrast Lledlwm, King of Rheged
(born c.422)

(Welsh-Gwrast, Latin-Gurgustus, English-Gurgust)

Gwrast the Ragged, the son of King Ceneu of Northern Britain, was ruler of a huge Kingdom that covered the whole modern North-West England. It stretched from Hadrian's Wall above Caer-Ligualid (Carlisle) all the way down to Campoduno (Leeds) in Midland Britain and Caer-Legion (Chester) in the East. He ruled in the mid 5th century, but nothing else is known of him. His epithet is intriguing.


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