Definition of Geoffrey of Monmouth
1. Noun. Welsh chronicler who wrote an account of the kings of Britain which is now believed to contain little historical fact but it is a source of the Arthurian legend (circa 1100-1154).
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1. The Quarterly Review by George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"Geoffrey of Monmouth AND THE LEGEND OF ARTHUR. 1. The British History, translated into English from the Latin, of Jeffrey of Monmouth, ..."
2. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"Geoffrey of Monmouth. To the same patron of letters and opponent of King Stephen who received the dedication of William of ..."
3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"However, Geoffrey of Monmouth determined upon publishing it,- and a copy of Merlin's ... Camden disliked the British history of Geoffrey of Monmouth, ..."
4. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"Geoffrey of Monmouth had written :— ' Then Samuel the prophet reigned in ... It is possible too that Rous did not follow Geoffrey of Monmouth at first hand, ..."
5. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"BOOK II THE MAKING OF ENGLISH LITERATURE CHAPTER I THE TRANSITION The sleep of English —Awakening influences—Latin—French influence—Geoffrey of Monmouth — I ..."
6. English Lands, Letters and Kings by Donald Grant Mitchell (1889)
"Geoffrey of Monmouth. We start to-day with an England that has its ... But there is a Welsh monk — Geoffrey of Monmouth * — living just on the borders of ..."
7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... of his predecessors and successors (Geoffrey of Monmouth), a claim which the modern historian, Dr. Stubbs (Episcopal Succession), treats with respect. ..."