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While not a Scylding himself, Hoc seems to be allied to them by blood or marriage, perhaps explaining the Danish half of his parentage (or the parentage of an earlier generation of his family, although it cannot even be confirmed that Hoc is a name and not an eponym (as per Widsith)).
A Danish kingdom (and perhaps initially more than one) seems to have been established by the late fifth century, but the earliest records of its kings is fragmentary and sometimes allusive.
Ingild and Fri of the Heaobards (Heathobards or Heathobeards) fight a war of dynastic rivalry (or inter-tribal conflict, if the Heathobards are accepted as the Langobards of western Poland) against the Scyldings.
It is a war that apparently represents a shift in power from the traditional rulers of the Danes, signalling the end of the ancient ruling dynasty and allowing the beginning of a new one which is later genealogically attached to the Scyldings (alternatively, the ancient house, whose name is lost, is attached to the new rulers to give them an air of legitimacy).
Possible dates vary from source to source, as does the order of succession on occasion, so this is an amalgamation of the available data.
Dates which blatantly divert from the main body are shown in text.
He is said to be a Danish king, but he is a repetition from the list of kings of Angeln - Wrmund.
His father and famous son, Wihtlg and Offa respectively, are also copied, as Vigletus and Uffo.The fifth century migration period is one in which no one Dane rules over all the Danish peoples, representing an interregnum of sorts.At least one probable sub-grouping can be identified under Hnf Healfdene, and there probably exist other factions which have been lost to history.However, some data can be built up from those records, especially from the Old English poems, Beowulf and Widsith, and the fragment commonly known as The Fight at Finnesburg.Many of the notes regarding fifth and early sixth century Danes are taken from the Alan Bliss/JRR Tolkein examination of the latter.Edward Dawson theorises that the Dene are likely named after a leader (a woman?