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Gesta Regum Anglorum (The History Of The English Kings), Volume 1

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William of Malmesbury's Gesta Regum Anglorum (The Deeds of the English Kings) is one of the great histories of England. Apart from its formidable learning, it is characterized by narrative skill and entertainment value. This edition, with facing-page English translation, provides for the first time a detailed commentary on all aspects of the work.
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William of Malmesbury (Latin: Willelmus Malmesbiriensis; c.1095 or '96 – c.1143) was the foremost English historian of the 12th century. Hollister ranked him among the most talented English historians since Bede.

William was born about 1095 or 1096 in Wiltshire. His father was Norman and his mother English. He spent his whole life in England and his adult life as a monk at Malmesbury Abbey in Wilts
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