The Saxon Cerdic was the first King of Wessex, having arrived in Britain in 495.
Arthur, Cerdic, and the Formation of Wessex
Cerdic's Saga Cerdic established the kingdom of West Saxons (Wessex) in 519, which centred around Wantage, birthplace of Alfred the Great
Cerdic - Vortigern and Hengist's grandson?
Successor: Cynric, his son
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Kings of Wessex
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