Hengest

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Hengest oþþe Hengist (d. 488?) wæs wealdend Cent rīce in sūþeastre Brytene.

Þā sōþsaca his līfes sind ungecnāwen, ac æfter Bedan (se wrāt nēah 200 gēarum æfter þǣm belimpum on frignunge), wǣron hē and his brōðor Horsa esnewyrhtan þǣm Bryttiscan wealdende Wyrtegeorne, and wurdon gehȳrode tō campienne wiþ Peohtum. Æfter his sigum wiþ Peohtum, ingelaðode mā landsētan of Germanie tō undersittenne on Brytene and þā wiþfuhton wiþ Wyrtegeorn, þā staðolode hine selfne swā cyning on Cent.

Swā mæniga bēc hit tealdon, bēgen Hengest and Horsa Eote wǣron, and suna Eotisces hēafodmannes, Wihtgils gehātte. Wihtgils wæs Witting, Witta Wecting, Wecta Wōdning, fram þǣm Wēdne āwōc mænig Englisc cyne cynn.