King Constans was a King of Britain who ruled from 440 AD – 443 AD.
King Constans was the eldest son and successor of King Constantin. He inherited the throne after his father’s death in 440 AD. Constans was a young, bookish type, and relied heavily on his uncle Duke Vortigern for military advice. He had a short rule, and was murdered in 443 AD by his own Pictish bodyguards. He was succeeded by his uncle Vortigern, after his brothers were secretly hidden in Brittany.