Cymbeline

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Cymbeline

(sĭm`bəlēn) or

Cunobelinus

(kyo͞o'nōbĭlī`nəs), d. c.A.D. 40, British king. His conquest of the Trinovantes (of Essex) reportedly made him the wealthiest and most powerful ruler in SE England. After his death his kingdom was divided between his sons Togodumnus and CaractacusCaractacus
or Caradoc
, fl. A.D. 50, British king; son of Cymbeline. After the Roman invasion of A.D. 43, he led British resistance until defeated in A.D. 50. He was captured and taken to Rome. Emperor Claudius, admiring his courage, spared his life.
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. Cymbeline gives his name, but little else, to Shakespeare's Cymbeline.
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