Cunobelinus


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Cunobelinus:

see CymbelineCymbeline
or Cunobelinus
, 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 Caractacus.
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Cunobelinus

also called Cymbeline. died ?42 ad, British ruler of the Catuvellauni tribe (?10--?42); founder of Colchester (?10)
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In the AD 30s Roman diplomacy could not contain the disorder which followed the death of a king who had presided over a mini-empire centred upon Colchester, namely King Cunobelinus. In the struggle for power that ensued, Rome was by far the most powerful source of support.
However, the death of Cunobelinus had indicated the limitations of empire through monarchy.