The Description of Wales (Dodo Press)
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The Description of Wales (Dodo Press)

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One of two works on Wales by the medieval clergyman and chronicler which remain incredibly valuable historical documents, significant for their descriptions of Welsh and Norman culture. His writings reflect experiences gained on his travels as well as his knowledge of the authorities on learning.
Paperback, 60 pages
Published January 10th 2007 by Dodo Press (first published 2006)
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Gerald of Wales (c. 1146 – c. 1223), also known as Gerallt Gymro in Welsh or Giraldus Cambrensis in Latin, archdeacon of Brecon, was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times. Born around 1146 at Manorbier Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, he was of mixed Norman and Welsh blood, his name being Gerald de Barri.

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