King Rhiwallon ap Cunedda, Brenin Prydain

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King Rhiwallon ap Cunedda, Brenin Prydain

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Birthplace: Britain
Death: Died in Abt. 797 BCE, Britain
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Son of Cunedda ap Henwyn, Brenin Prydain and NN
Husband of Junargonde NN
Father of Gwrwst, King of Britain Gurgustius, Brenin Prydain

Occupation: d.743bc, King, King of Britain
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About King Rhiwallon ap Cunedda, Brenin Prydain

Birth and death years from http://www.daveweaverfamily.com/adam/D41.htm

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He was succeeded in 761 BC by Rivallo (Rriallon), who reigned wisely and frugally. His reign was particularly remembered for a rain of blood, a great swarm of flies and a plague that took a heavy toll of the population. At his death in 743 BC, there followed the reigns of four kings of whom little is said save their names and their order of succession.

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Rivallo (Welsh: Rhiwallon) was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Cunedagius and was noted as a young king who reigned frugally[citation needed]. It has been suggested that he is a misplaced king of Domnonée [1].

His reign was troubled by disasters: a rain of blood which lasted three days, a devastating plague, and a great swarm of flies. He was succeeded by his son, Gurgustius.

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Rivallo (Welsh: Rriallon) was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Cunedagius and was noted as a young king who reigned frugally. Various sources list conflicting dates for his reign: 811–765 BC (see House of Cornwall), 815–797 BC, and 767–743 BC. He is recorded as the misplaced king of Domnonée.

His reign was troubled by disasters. He was noted as being remembered for a rain of blood which lasted three days, a devastating plague, and a great swarm of flies. Despite these problems, he was remembered as king who ruled wisely. He was succeeded by his son, Gurgustius.

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-------------------- Reigned wisely and frugally -------------------- Rivallo (Welsh: Rhiwallon) was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Cunedagius and was noted as a young king who reigned frugally[citation needed]. It has been suggested that he is a misplaced king of Domnonée [1].

His reign was troubled by disasters: a rain of blood which lasted three days, a devastating plague, and a great swarm of flies. He was succeeded by his son, Gurgustius. -------------------- Rivallo (Welsh: Rhiwallon) was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Cunedagius and was noted as a young king who reigned frugally[citation needed]. It has been suggested that he is a misplaced king of Domnonée [1].

His reign was troubled by disasters: a rain of blood which lasted three days, a devastating plague, and a great swarm of flies. He was succeeded by his son, Gurgustius. -------------------- He was succeeded in 761 BC by Rivallo (Rriallon), who reigned wisely and frugally. His reign was particularly remembered for a rain of blood, a great swarm of flies and a plague that took a heavy toll of the population. At his death in 743 BC, there followed the reigns of four kings of whom little is said save their names and their order of succession.

http://www.ldolphin.org/cooper/ch5.html -------------------- http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=arciek&id=I01375 -------------------- A notable young king who ruled wisely and "frugally," and is remembered for a "rain of blood" which fell from the skies, (freak weather conditions that produced red showers of rain,) a great swarm of flies, and a plague that took a heavy toll of the population.

[S000040] Ashley-1999, Ashley, Mike, (Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. New York: 1999), p 713. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth. (legendary)

[S000104] Cooper-Chron-2002, Cooper, Wm R, MA, PhD, Thd, translator, (England: 2002), p 15.

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