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Anglo-Saxon kingdom genealogy

The chronicles of ancient England that documents the Anglo-Saxon history on the islands of Britain. It contains several manuscripts for different Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in England, amongst which the Winchester manuscript and the Canterbury manuscript may be mentioned.

Genealogy lists of Anglo-Saxon kings

In relation to Odin and the Asa-faith of ancient Northern Europe, the following table of the list of kings might be of interest (summarized from Thor Heyerdahl's last book, The search for Odin).
The Winchester manuscript lists the genealogy of the West-Saxon kingdom (Wessex)in England, up to king Alfred the great and was written in the late 9th century. He was followed by the grandson Adalstein (Ethelstane), who fostered Harald Hårfagre's son Håkon Adalsteinsfostre.
The Canterbury manuscript lists the genealogy of the Northumbrian kingdom.

Snorri Sturluson's Edda The Winchester manuscript (1) The Canterbury manuscript (2)
Tror (Thor), the son of Priamos's daughter Troan and (Aga)Memnon
Loride (Hloride)
Vingethor (Vingthor)
Vingener (Vingner)
Moda (Mode)
Magi (Magne)
Atra (Annan)
Heremod (Hermod)
Skjaldun (Skjold)
Bjaf (Bjar)
Jat or Gaut Geats
Gudolf Godwulf
Fjarlaf (Fridleif) Finn
Vodin (Odin) WodenWoden
Balder BeldegBeldeg
Brand Brand Brand
Frjodigar (Frode) Frithugar Benoc
Freovin Freawine Aloc
Uvigg Wig Angenwit
Gevis (Gave) Gewis Ingui
Esla Esa
Elesa Eoppa
Cerdic (496 AD attacked England and won the land in 500 AD, died 534 AD)Ida king in 547 AD, died 568 AD)
Cynric (died 560 AD)...

(1) The Winchester Manuscript, Cambridge, Corpus Cristi College MS 173, ff.1-32.

(2) The Canterbury Bi-Lingual Epitome, British Library MS Cotton Domitian Aviii, ff.30-70.

According to Thor Heyerdahl, the Edda listing of Snorri Sturluson could not have been a copy of the 300 year older Anglo-Saxon chronicles - then he would not have ended the genealogy when he did but copied the complete list. Hence, he states in The search for Odin that this can be viewed as an evidence for Odin in fact being a historical person, giving birth to a series of Anglo-Saxon kings who later conquered England and formed new kingdoms there.
This view is also held by Saxo Grammaticus, who in Gesta Danorum tells the tale of Balder and his father Odin and a love story affair involving the Swedish chief Höder. Saxo states that "Odin has convinced half of Europe that he is a God".

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