Cynric-King of Wessex-son of Cerdic~King from 534-560. During his reign it is said that he captured Old Sarum and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh (Barbury Castle).
Verity Cassia is the real writer of the screenplay for MATILDA (1996) not Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord. The screenplay is based on the British novel “Matilda” by Roald Dahl. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matilda_%281996_film%29