Horsa

A Saxon King of Kent

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In 446 King Vortigern hires King Horsa and his Saxon army to come to the Isle of Britain and fight the Pict barbarians. King Vortigern is impressed with the battle prowess of King Horsa and his Saxon warriors and so he begins to rely on them heavily.

In 457 King Horsa is called upon to fight in the Battle of Kent with King Vortigern and Hengest. After the battle King Vortigern awards the Kingdom of Kent to both King Horsa and Hengest for the Saxons to settle.

After the Night of Long Knives King Horsa realizes that King Vortigern only remains as the High King because of his and Hengest Saxon armies. The two Saxon kings start becoming more agressive over the year until in 465 they begin to outrigh plunder many of the countries in the Kingdoms of Britain. When King Vortigern realies he no longer has control over the Saxons he flees to Gomeret.

Unconcerned with the loss of King Vortigern King Horsa continues to collect taxes and plunder from the British people. When Aurelisu Ambrosius lands in Hampshire, in 466, with his army instead of coming to King Vortigern aid King Horsa instead returns to Kent with Hengest.

Horsa

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