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Cymbeline

Cymbeline (sĬm´bəlēn) or Cunobelinus (kyōō´nōbĬlī´nəs), d. c.AD 40, British king. His conquest of the Trinovantes (of Essex) reportedly made him the wealthiest and most powerful ruler in SE England. After his death his kingdom was divided between his sons Togodumnus and Caractacus. Cymbeline gives his name, but little else, to Shakespeare's Cymbeline.

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Cymbeline

Cymbeline (Cunobelinus) (d. c.ad 42) Ancient British king. An ally of the Romans, he was king of the Catuvellauni tribe. After conquering the Trinovantes, he became the strongest ruler of s Britain.

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