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Leil ap Brutus, King in Britain

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Britain
Death: Died in Britain
Immediate Family:

Son of Prydein Brutus II "Green Shield" King of Britain and NN
Husband of NN
Father of Rhun Baladr Bras (Rud Hud Hudibras) ap Lliwelydd

Occupation: King of Britain, koning van Brittannie
Managed by: Desiree "Dez" Stratford
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About Leil ap Brutus, King in Britain

Founded the City of Carlisle, he was a weak and vacillating king whose 25

year reign ended in ruin and civil -war.


Leil's portion of the kingdom corresponds with modern day East Anglia.


Leil was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Brutus Greenshield.

Leil was a peaceful and just king and took advantage of the prosperity afforded him by his ancestors. He built Caerleil (Fort of Leil) in the north as a tribute to this prosperity. He reigned for twenty-five years until he grew old and feeble. His inactivity sparked a civil war, during which he died. He was succeeded by his son Rud Hud Hudibras.

Geoffrey asserts that Leil reigned at the time when Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem and Silvus Epitus was king of Alba Longa.


Leil was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Brutus Greenshield.

Leil was a peaceful and just king and took advantage of the prosperity afforded him by his ancestors. He built Caerleil (Fort of Leil) in the north as a tribute to this prosperity. He reigned for twenty-five years until he grew old and feeble. His inactivity sparked a civil war, during which he died. He was succeeded by his son Rud Hud Hudibras.

Geoffrey asserts that Leil reigned at the time when Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem and Silvus Epitus was king of Alba Longa.


Leil was a legendary king of the Britons as accounted by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the son of King Brutus Greenshield.

Leil was a peaceful and just king and took advantage of the prosperity afforded him by his ancestors. He built Caerleil (Fort of Leil) in the north as a tribute to this prosperity. He reigned for twenty-five years until he grew old and feeble. His inactivity sparked a civil war, during which he died. He was succeeded by his son Rud Hud Hudibras.

Geoffrey asserts that Leil reigned at the time when Solomon built the Temple in Jerusalem and Silvus Epitus was king of Alba Longa.


Founded the City of Carlisle, he was a weak and vacillating king whose 25

year reign ended in ruin and civil -war.


Succeeding the throne on his father's death, he founded the city that still bears his name, Kaerfeil - known today as Carlisle. Leil's reign of 25 years ended in civil war due to his ineffectiveness and lack of resolve as a leader.

[S000104] Cooper-Chron-2002, Cooper, Wm R, MA, PhD, Thd, translator, (England: 2002), p 12.

[S000040] Ashley-1999, Ashley, Mike, (Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. New York: 1999), p 712. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth. (legendary)

[S000103] Cooper-Flood-1995, Cooper, Bill, (England, Internet Edition: 1995), Appendix 7.

[S000090] Cooper-Nations, Cooper, Bill, (www.biblebelievers.org.au/natindx.htm#Index: England).

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Age 29
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