Dynod, King of Dumonia

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Dynod, King of Dumonia

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Birthplace: Dumnonia, Britain
Death: 340 (55-65)
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Son of NN Father of Caradog and Dynod, King of Dumnonia
Father of Saint Ursula
Brother of Caradoc of Dumnonia

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About Dynod, King of Dumonia

Dynod King of Britain (Dumnonia)

Born : Abt. 280

Marriage

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Children

Abt. 305 - St. Ursula Princess of Britain (Dumnonia)

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http://www.american-pictures.com/genealogy/persons/per08811.htm#0


http://freespace.virgin.net/david.ford2/dumped.html Donaut, King of Dumnonia (Welsh, Dynod/Latin, Donatus/English, Donat) he gave his daughter, St.Ursula, in marriage to Conan Meriadoc, but she would only consent if she was first able to go on a pilgrimage with eleven thousand virginal followers. They were all massacred in Cologne.
Dynod King of Britain (Dumnonia)

Born : Abt. 280

Marriage ?

Children Abt. 305 - St. Ursula Princess of Britain (Dumnonia)

Forrás / Source:

http://www.american-pictures.com/genealogy/persons/per08811.htm#0


Notes: HRM King Dionotus, in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britanniae, whose account of the rulers of Britain is based on ancient Welsh sources disputed by many historians, was the "legendary" King of Cornwall, succeeding his brother, His Grace Duke Caradocus, and regent of Britain during the campaigns in Gaul of HIM Emperor Magnus Maximus. The curious thing about this king is that the Welsh chronicles, which parallel most of Monmouth's book, do not mention this king by name although Monmouth uses Latin versions of Welsh names so he could be referring to His Grace Duke Dynod, Duke of Cornwall, or HIH Prince Anwn Dynod, HIM Emperor Maximus' own son. The latter would probably be Conan Meriadoc another son of His Grace Duke Caradoc of, Cornwall. Nothing is said of HRM King Dionotus until he became king under HIM Emperor Maximus. He is first mentioned when HRM King Conan Meriadoc, King of Brittany, sends a request to Britain for Briton women to help populate his country. HRM King Dionotus, being extremely noble and powerful, accepted the request and sent seventy-two thousand women to Gaul. The ships, however, became lost at sea and most of the women died or were captured by barbarians. No further mention is made of HRM King Dionotus by Monmouth, but a small group of these women defied kings HRM King Wanius and HRM King Melga of the Picts and the Huns, who attempted to have intercourse with them. The women were slaughtered for their defiance and the kings invaded Britain from Albany. Britain, due to the war led by HIM Emperor Maximus and the tragedy at sea, was empty of all able-bodied men and women. This allowed the two kings room to destroy much of the countryside before any attempt at resisting them could be made. HIM Emperor Maximus finally sent a man named Gracianus Municeps to stop the attack by the kings. He was sent in with two legions and killed many thousands of warriors before the kings fled off the island to Ireland. HIM Emperor Maximus died in Rome soon after, and whilst no mention is made of HRM King Dionotus or his fate, Gracianus took hold of the crown. A passing mention is made in the Historia regum Britanniae to Conan Meriadoc being madly in love with his daughter, St., HRH Princess Ursula, which reflects the ninth century legend of Saint Ursula. According to the legend, HRM King Dionotus (her father, said to be king of Dumnonia) is asked her hand in marriage by Conan Meriadoc, the pagan governor of Armorica. After obtaining a three-year delay, she was given as companions ten young women, each of which had a thousand virgin handmaidens; they embarked in eleven ships and sailed for three years, but when the time came for her marriage, the ships were miraculously carried by a gale first to Cologne, then Basle, and on to Rome before returning to Cologne where they were killed by Huns. As well as this source, Geoffery may also have based this character on the historical figure of Marcus, a short lived Roman usurper whose limited historical exploits are seemingly mirrored by HRM King Dionotus'. References: "St. Ursula and the Eleven Thousand Virgins", Catholic Encyclopedia Source: http://www.wikipedia.org

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Dynod, King of Dumonia's Timeline

280
280
Dumnonia, Britain
305
305
England
340
340
Age 60