||Cynric (Wessex) of the West Saxons was a member of aristocracy in ancient Europe.|
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|King of the West Saxons
534 - 560
EuroAristo Project Note
Roger is currently (20130726) identifying Cynric's father (or perhaps grandfather, or perhaps neither) Cerdic as the upper limit of Wessex management. Filiations which are probably legendary will be treated as real, with notes to that effect in the biographies of Cerdic's "descendants."
No mother or spouses are reliably attested for Cynric. Any linking of a mother or a spouse without the express agreement of the EuroAristo project in the G2G forum will be disconnected.
Cynric of Wessex ruled as king of Wessex from 534 to 560. Everything known about him comes from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle... son of Cerdic, and also (in regnal list in preface) son of Cerdic's son, Creoda (who does not feature in the annals at all). Against the date 495AD the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle says "Here two chieftains, Cerdic and Cynric, his son, came to Britain with 5 ships"  Version B C E of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle add an extra generation between Cerdic and Cynric, Creoda. 
During his reign he is said to have captured Searobyrig or Old Sarum, near Salisbury, in 552, and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh, now identified as Barbury Castle.If these dates are accurate, then it is unlikely that the earlier entries in the chronicle, starting with his arrival in Britain with his father Cerdic in 495, are correct. David Dumville has suggested that his true regnal dates are 554-581.
Popular genealogys sometimes name him as father of Moalda the Stout, wife of Halfdan the Valiant Haraldsson and mother of Ivar Vidfane probably caused by a mis-reading of the source which has made her Moalda Kinriksdottir. (see argument on her profile).
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