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According to Geoffrey of Monmouth's History, the eldest son of Brutus (Brut) and Ignoge. He rules over Loegria (Logres). He married Gwendolen but abandoned her for Estrildis and was the father of her daughter Sabrina. He is mentioned by Spenser in The Faerie Queene and is the subject of Swinburne's play Locrine (1887).

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