'Prince' Mauric of Dumnonia
(Born c.AD 300)
(Welsh: Meurig; Latin: Mauricius; English: Maurice)

The 12th century author, Geoffrey of Monmouth tells us that Mauric was the son of Caradoc, whom he called Duke of Cornwall - presumably meaning King of Dumnonia. Mauric apparently predeceased his father. It was he who travelled to Rome to persuade the future Roman Emperor, Magnus Maximus to visit Britain, and was subsequently forced to play peace-maker when the latter first met Conan Meriadoc.

Mauric only appears in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'History of the King's of Britain' and is almost certainly legendary.


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