This king seems to be the same as the hero of the old popular ditty, "Old king coel was a merry old soul," &c.
Arthwys son of Ceneu ab coel was too early for the battle of Cattraeth.
After his decease, Constantius himself was crowned, and married the daughter of coel, whose name was Helena.
Talhaiarn was a descendant of coel Godebog, and chaplain to Ambrosius.
Not a very large kingdom this, but even as small as it was, King coel did not hold it in undisputed sway.
The three hours' grace allowed had scarcely expired when his sentry announced the arrival of the envoy of coel of Britain.
Some say that she was an innkeeper's daughter, others that her father was a powerful British prince, Coilus or coel.
The month after coel was seized with a very great sickness, of which he died within eight days.
At a short distance from coel was the fortress of Alighur, which was considered to be almost impregnable.
About half of these were with Scindia in the Deccan, and the force encamped at coel numbered about twenty thousand.