Godehok ( Gudeok ; Italian. Godehoc, Gudeoc ; second half of the 5th century ) is the king of the Lombards (470s - after 489 years) from the Lening dynasty . The son and heir to King Aldihok .
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During Godehok’s reign, the Lombards , moving south along the Elbe River , occupied Norik (“Rugiland” - the land of the Rugs ) for about 489, devastated in 487 during the defeat of the kingdom of Rugs by the ruler of Italy, Odoacre . Having occupied these lands, the Lombards first came into contact with the territories subordinate to Byzantium .
Godehoku was succeeded by his son Klaffo  .
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