Deroch II, King of Domnonée
(Born c.AD 450)
(Welsh: Deroch; Latin: Darocus; English: Derek)

Not much is known about King Deroch II of Domnonée, who was probably the son of King Riatham of that same kingdom. He was a patron of the Domnonian Church and, in the early 6th century, he gave land at Ploumoguer to his relative, St. Tugdual, in order to found the extensive monastery of Lan-Pabu. He was succeeded by his son, probably Riwal Mawr Marchou. In old Breton pegigrees is father and son appear to have been accidentally transposed.

Records of King Deroch date back to the 12th century. He could well be historic.


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