The Full Wiki

More info on Tutagual of Strathclyde

Tutagual of Strathclyde: Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

(Redirected to Tutagual of Alt Clut article)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tutagual (Welsh: Tudwal) is thought to have been a ruler of Alt Clut (modern Dumbarton Rock), later known as Strathclyde, a Brythonic kingdom in the Hen Ogledd or "Old North" of Britain. He probably ruled sometime in the mid-6th century.

The Harleian genealogies, Adomnán's Vita Columbae, and the Bonedd Gwŷr y Gogledd indicate that Tutagual was the father of the much better known Rhydderch Hael, presumably his successor.[1] The Harleian genealogies name him as the son of Clinoch son of Dumnagual Hen, probably his predecessors as king.[2] Tutagual of Alt Clut may be identified with a tyrannical ruler mentioned as Saint Ninian's contemporary in the 8th-century poem Miracula Nyniae Episcopi and in Ailred of Rievaulx's 12th-century Vita Sancti Niniani. The Miracula calls this king Tuduael and Thuuahel, while Ailred gives the forms Tudwaldus and Tuduvallus.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b MacQuarrie, pp.6–7.
  2. ^ Harleian genealogy 6.

References

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Clinoch
King of Alt Clut
mid-6th century
Succeeded by
Riderch Hael
Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message