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In Geoffrey of Monmouth's History (ii. 1–2), a king of the Huns who invaded northern Britain. He was defeated by Locrine, who drowned him in the river Albus which afterwards bore his name. The story is told in Spenser's Faerie Queene (ii. x. 15–16).

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