He undertook the government of the West Saxons, 560, and reigned thirty winters. "In 560, Ethelbert came to the kingdom of Kent, and held it fifty-three winters. In his day the Holy Gregory sent us baptism. And Columba, the mass priest, came to the Picts... 591. This year there was a great slaughter of Britons at Wanborough; Ceawlin was driven from his kingdom... 593. This year died Ceawlin."