Old King Cole

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Old King Cole

merry old soul. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 134]
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Dee also claimed ancestral ties to legendary figures such as the 9th century Welsh king Rhodri Mawr and Coel Hen, a northern British ruler of the early 5th Century.
The 14th Baronet of Penrhyn, Sir Richard has the longest veritable line as he can trace his ancestors back to Old King Cole -- Coel Hen, King of Rheged, a Welsh kingdom in 330.