Erich, Duke of Brittany ap Aldrien, Duke of Brittany (c.425 - 478) MP

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Nicknames: "Eurech", "King Erich of /Brittany/"
Birthplace: Bretagne, France
Death: Died in Bretagne, France
Occupation: Roi, de Bretagne
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Erich, Duke of Brittany ap Aldrien, Duke of Brittany

Erich, King of Brittany

(born c.425)

(Welsh-Gereint, Latin-Ericius, English-Eric)

King Rivod's uncle, Erich, may have held the Breton throne for a short time in his twilight years. It has been suggested that he was the original Eric in the tale of "Eric and Enid" that the Welsh later transformed into a story concerning King Gerren (alias Gereint) of Dumnonia as "Gereint and Enid". King Erich died in 478 and was succeeded by his son, Budic II.

King of Brittany Erich ab Aldrien of Brittany1

b. circa 425, d. 478

Father King of Brittany Aldrien ap Selyfan of Brittany1 b. circa 373, d. 464

Mother N. N. of Ireland2 b. circa 400

    King of Brittany Erich ab Aldrien of Brittany was known, in Welsh, as Gereint; in Latin, Ericius; and in English, Eric.3 He was King Rivod's uncle.3 He was born circa 425.3 He was the son of King of Brittany Aldrien ap Selyfan of Brittany and N. N. of Ireland.1,2 King of Brittany Erich ab Aldrien of Brittany may have held the Breton throne for a short time in his twilight years.3 King of Brittany before 478.1 He died in 478.1,4

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Emyr Llydaw Budic II map Erich of Brittany+ b. c 460, d. 5441

Citations

[S266] EBK, online http://freespace.virgin.net/david.ford2/

[S266] EBK, online http://freespace.virgin.net/david.ford2/…, Aldrien, King of Brittany.

[S266] EBK, online http://freespace.virgin.net/david.ford2/…, Erich, King of Brittany.

[S278] DfAdam, online unknown url, The Line of Caradoc, Lord of Meiriadog, 78.