Cynegils
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Cynegils
es; m. Cynegils, sixth king of the West Saxons; Cynegilsus Cynegilses, gen. Chr. Erl. 2, 20: Chr. 688; Erl. 42, 10. Hér, A. D. 611, Cynegils féng to ríce on Wesseaxum, and heóld xxxi wintra here, Cynegils succeeded to the kingdom of the West Saxons, and held it thirty-one years, 611; Erl. 20, 33. Hér, A. D. 635, Cynegils [MS. Kynegils] wæs gefullod fram Byríne ðam biscope on Dorcaceastre, and Oswold Norþhymbra cining his onféng here, Cynegils was baptized by Birīnus the bishop of Dorchester, and Oswold, king of Northumbria, was his sponsor, 635; Erl. 25, 33. Cynegils onféng ǽrest fulwihte Wesseaxna cyninga Cynegils was the first of the West Saxon kings who received baptism, Erl. 2, 16.
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