Biography of Cerdic King Wessex -534
Paternal Family Tree: Wessex
Descendants Family Tree: Cerdic King Wessex 534
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 508. This year Cerdic and [his son] Cynric slew a British king, whose name was Natanleod, and five thousand men with him. After this was the land named Netley, from him, as far as Charford.
In 508 Natanleod King Britons was killed by Cerdic King Wessex and 5000 of his men, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle at Netley Marsh, Hampshire.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 519. This year Cerdic and [his son] Cynric undertook the government of the West-Saxons; the same year they fought with the Britons at a place now called Charford. From that day have reigned the children of the West-Saxon kings.
In 519 Cerdic King Wessex was appointed as the first King Wessex.
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. 534. This year died Cerdic, the first king of the West-Saxons. [his son] Cynric his son succeeded to the government, and reigned afterwards twenty-six winters. And they gave to their two nephews, Stuff and Wihtgar, the whole of the Isle of Wight.