According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, Budic I was the heir of King Aldrien and traditionally this has been understood to mean he was his son. After the murder of his uncle, Constantine, the Emperor of Britain, Budic is said to have given sanctuary to his two young cousins, Ambrosius Aurelianus and Uthyr Pendragon. As heirs to the High-British throne they were in severe danger from the usurper Vortigern's assassins. However, they grew up in complete safety at Budic's court, eventually reaching an age when they were able to return home and fight for their inheritance.
Budic only appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'History of the King's of Britain' and is generally considered legendary.
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