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Gildas the Wise
n The Welsh Annals and the Chronicle of
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Abbot Aethelred Alfred's ancient Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Annales Cambriae Archbishop army Arthur Asser attacked Augustine Badon battle became Bede Bede's Bishop Britain British Britons brother Brutus Caedwalla Caesar Caradoc Cassivellaunus century chapter Christian church conquest Constantine contemporary continued copies Danes Danish death defeated described detail died document East Easter Edwin Emperor enemies England English entries fighting followed fought Gaul Geoffrey Geoffrey of Monmouth Geoffrey's Gildas Gildas's gives Glastonbury Hengist Historia Britonum invaders Ireland island Isle Kent killed King Alfred king's kingdom kingdom of Kent land later Latin learning legend legions manuscript Maximus Mercia monastery monks narrative Nennius Northumbria Nothelm pagan passage Penda period Picts Pope records reference reign Roman Roman Britain Rome Scots sent ships soldiers story succeeded tells told traditions translation Urbgen victory Vortigern Wales Welsh Annals Wessex West Saxons William William of Malmesbury writing written wrote