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488 – Hengist was born.
– He was the semi-legendary ruler of Kent in southeast England. His name is Anglo-Saxon for "stallion".
– The earliest clear source is Bede, whose Ecclesiastical History of the English People states that Hengest was brought to Britain by Vortigern as a mercenary, to fight the Picts
– Hengest, meaning ‘Stallion’ in Anglo-Saxon, was an honorific name or nickname for an officer.
– Hengest is a character in the Fight at Finnsburg narrative mentioned in the Finnsburg Fragment and the Beowulf poem.