Ceolwald of Wessex

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Ceolwald of Wessex was a member of the House of Wessex (see House of Wessex family tree). Although a member of the direct male line from Cynric to Egbert, Ceolwald was never king. His birth and death dates are unknown.

His father was Cuthwulf and his child Coenred of Wessex. Nothing more of him is known for certain. Some sites[which?] list him as married to Fafertach (620-644), daughter of Prince Finguine of Mumhan (603-644)[citation needed]. Several[who?] list him as son of Princess Gwynhafar of Dumnonia (daughter of King Clemen ap Bledric)[citation needed].


  • Kirby, D.P. (1992). The Earliest English Kings. London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-09086-5.
  • Yorke, Barbara (1990). Kings and Kingdoms of Early Anglo-Saxon England. London: Seaby. ISBN 1-85264-027-8.

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