Isle of Wight

Wyghte


An island off the southern coast of Britain.

According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Isle of Wight was conquered by the Saxons Cerdic and Cynric in 530, which is within what many chroniclers identify as Arthurís "reign". The two Saxons gave the island to their cousins, Stuf and Wihtgar, in 534, they ruled till 541.

In the Alliterative Morte Arthure, King Valiant of Wales seems to control the island.