A mythical king of Britain, mentioned by Geoffrey of Monmouth. He was the eldest son of Heli, and brother of Cassibellaun and Nennius. His sons were Androgeus and Tenuantius. He became famous for beautifying London, for the building of cities, and for rebuilding the walls of Trinovantum. He is reputed to be buried by the gate which bears his name, Parthlud, or in Saxon, Ludesgata.



  • Giles, J.A., ed. (1842). The British History of Geoffrey of Monmouth. London: James Bohn, p. 60.