Erich ap Aldrien, Duke of Brittany

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Erich ap Aldrien, Duke of Brittany

Also Known As: "Eurech", "King Erich of /Brittany/"
Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Bretagne, France
Death: 478 (49-57)
Bretagne, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Audren/Aldraenus/Andrew Ap Selyfan de Bretagne, King of Brittany and [Junia] d' Auxerre, Rusticus
Husband of NN NN
Father of Budic ap Erich, Emyr Llydaw; Gereint; Maxent ap Erich; S. Eutebe; Umbraphel . ap Aldrien and 1 other
Brother of Judicael . ap Aldrien and Bigan Farchog ap Aldrien

Occupation: Roi, de Bretagne
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About Erich 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.

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Erich ap Aldrien, Duke of Brittany's Timeline

425
425
Bretagne, France
460
460
Age 35
Ceredigion, Wales
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Age 37
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Age 41
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Age 53
Bretagne, France
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