Ceretic Guletic, King of Strathclyde
(Born c.AD 415)
(Welsh: Caradog; Latin: Caratacus; English: Caractacus)
Ceretic Guletic (the Land-Holder or
Imperator) was King of Strathclyde in the early 5th century. His ancestry
does not descent from any of the typical British "founder-gods"
and may therfore be considered as more reliable. His grandfather &
great grandfather appear to have born Roman names, Quintillius &
Clemens respectively, so he may hail from a tribe of confederated Roman
allies. He ruled his Kingdom from the citadel on Dumbarton Rock, or
Alcluith as it was then known, and it was here that he received a letter
from St. Patrick accusing him of making off with several of his Irish
converts. He was succeeded by his son, Cinuit.
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