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Tacitus Cein (abt. 0310 - abt. 0370)

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Tacitus (Tacitus Tegid ap) "Tacitus" Cein
Born about in Scotlandmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died about in Rôman, Eure, Haute-Normandie, Francemap
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Born in Scotland of the tribe Venicones, or Venet, (map).

Venicones was a Celtic tribe that was located in Fife (now in Scotland) and on both banks of the Tay. They were bordered by the Taexali to the north, the Caledonii to the west (perhaps the original tribe of that name into which was lumped all the other western tribes by Roman writers), the Epidii to the south-west, and the Damnonii and Votadini to the south. Unfortunately for the Venicones, they occupied the very region that the Romans needed to invade several times in order to quell attacks by Britons (Picts) in the east of the Highlands, including attacks by the 'Pictish navy'. A legionary fortress was built at Inchtuthill, Tayside (Pinnata Castra), which remained occupied during the late first century by the Twentieth Legion Valeria.[1]

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Parents and Issue

fl c.235 (Gwr-)Cein ap Doli, his son,
fl c.270 Tacitus ap Cein Tegid, his son,
fl c.305 Paternus Pasrut (of the Red Robe) c.305[3]


  1. Information by Edward Dawson, and additional information from The La Tene Celtic Belgae Tribes in England: Y-Chromosome Haplogroup R-U152 - Hypothesis C, David K. Faux, Celtic Kingdoms of the British Isles: Celts of Britain: Venicones, added 2014-08-01, amb
  2. Harleian genealogies 1: Gwynedd part 1, amb
  3. Celtic Kingdoms of the British Isles: Celts of Britain: Venicones
  • Celtic Kingdoms of the British Isles: Celts of Britain: Venicones, Copyright © 1999-2014 Kessler Associates. All rights reserved.
  • Source S-2024265470: Title: Royal Line, The: Author: Albert F Schmuhl: Publication: Orig. March, 1929 NYC, NY - Rev. March 1980: Note: Good: Genealogical lineages may not always be from father to son, especially Houses of Kings: Source Media Type: Manuscript

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On 18 Jul 2013 at 18:42 GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Through merges or whatever, the parents of Tacitus, Verch Genedawc-1 and Aberffraw-2, are shown as being born in the 800s. I am disconnecting them.

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