Biography of Ceawlin King Wessex
Ceawlin King Wessex was born to Cynric King Wessex.
Ceawlin King Wessex succeeded as King Wessex.
Battle of Wibbandun
In 568 Ceawlin King Wessex and Cutha Wessex fought against Aethelberht King Kent at the Battle of Wibbandun and drove him into Kent. The location of the battle is unknown.
Battle of Dyrham
In 577 Ceawlin King Wessex and his son Cuthwine King Wessex 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.
Battle of Fethan Leag
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.
First Battle of Woden's Barrow
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.
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.
Paternal Family Tree: Wessex
Descendants Family Trees:
Cerdic King Wessex
Kings Wessex: Son of Cynric King Wessex
Father: Cynric King Wessex
GrandFather: Cerdic King Wessex