Vortigern

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Vortigern (Auld Welsh Guorthigirn, Guorthegern; Welsh: Gwrtheyrn; Auld Inglis: Wyrtgeorn; Auld Breton Gurdiern, Gurthiern; Erse: Foirtchern; Laitin: Vortigernus, Vertigernus, Uuertigernus, etc), an aw spelled Vortiger, Vortigan, an Vortigen, wis possibly a 5t-century warlaird in Breetain, kent perhaps as a keeng o the Britons, at least connotit as such in the writins o Bede. His existence is nanetheless contestit bi scholarts, an information aboot him is obscur.