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Rea Genealogy - pafn86 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File

Ancestors of Gary Rea


Ceawlin, King of Wessex

One of the "bretwaldas", or "wide rulers" of Britain. Reigned over Wessex from 560 to 590. Was driven from his kingdom in 59, and died in 593..

Cynric, King of Wessex

Ascended in 534, upon the death of his father, Cerdic. Fought the Britons at Sarum in 552. Fought,with his son, Ceawlin in 556 at the Battle of Beranbury.

Ancestral Roots, by Weis
Mammoth Both of British Kings & Queens, by Ashley

Cerdic, King of Wessex

1st King of West Saxons. Crowned at Winchester 532. Some say he ascended in 519. Founded a settlement on the west coast of Hampshire, England in 495. Assumed the title of King of the West Saxons in 519. Cerdic and his son, Cynric, conquered the Isle of Wight in 534.

Sources: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis.

The Mammoth Book of British Kings & Queens, by Mike Ashley.