The 3 Coels:
- Coel I - Coellus in Holinshed ([see pic #1 above Monarchs, table column 3, entry 5]); Coel I was of western British ancestry according to R W Morgan (Pic #2 above or see Royal family tree on the web page of National CV of Britain), the eastern branch of the royal family apparently lacking a male heir; but he was simply the son of Marius according to Tysilio, Holinshed & Enderbie, and De Wavrin.
- Coel II Kaercolvin-1 of Colchester, spouse of Strada The Fair, reigned in the AD 200s and was the father of Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great;
- Coel III reigned in the AD 400s.
When King Marius was dead, Coillus (Coel I), his son, who was a very courteous man graceful, wise, brave, and hardy, reigned after him; he knew all the Roman laws, for he had learned them in his youth at Rome, where he had been brought up, and he greatly loved the Romans, because he had received from them the knowledge of many a fine art and science. [Source: De Wavrin, p135]
Coel I was the Old King Cole of nursery rhyme fame.
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Coillus Coel the sonne of Marius was after his fathers deceasse made king of Britaine, in the yeare of our Lord 125... When Coill had reigned the space of 54 yeares, he departed this life at Yorke, leaving after him a sonne named Lucius. [Source: Holinshed, Vol I, p511]
- Name: COLIUS King of Britain
- Name: Coel "Old King Coel" (Coilus) King Of /BRITAIN/
- Date: 85
- Place: Coel Castra, Essex, Colchester, England
- Date: ABT 60
- Place: Britain
- Place: Powys County, Wales
- Place: Siluria, Britain
- Place: Eboracum, now York, England
Marriage and IssueCoel, son of Marius, of Britain married:
- Lucille, daughter of Lucius Artorius Castus, Roman prefect:
- Date: 150 - 170
- Place: Colchester, Essex, England
- Place: Carlisle, Scotland
- ↑ John de Wavrin, 1864, A Collection of the Chronicles and ancient Histories of Great Britain, now called England, translated by Will. Hardy: From Albina to A, Part 688 (Google eBook)
- ↑ The National CV of Britain, 3.2 Rulers AD. accessed 2014-04-26, amb
- ↑ David Hughes, The British Chronicles Vol. II, pp. 396, 399-400. added 2014-05-25, amb
- ↑ Hughes, The British Chronicles, p. 422
- Wikipedia entry for Coel Hen
- Royal Line, The: Albert F Schmuhl: March, 1929 NYC, NY - Rev. March 1980. Genealogical lineages may not always be from father to son, especially Houses of Kings
- Created through the import of master 11_12.ged on 21 October 2010.
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On May 1, 2014 at 01:15GMT Michelle Brooks wrote:
- Claudia, daughter Emerita.
- Lucille, son Lucius.