kingdom of the Gododdin

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A British kingdom of the 6th cent. in south‐east Scotland. Aneurin's heroic poem tells of a raid by the Gododdin on the Anglo‐Saxon kingdoms of Bernicia and Deira, and of the battle at Catterick (c.600). The Gododdin were utterly routed: ‘of three hundred, save one man, none returned.’

Subjects: British History.

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