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. Gesta regum Anglorum = The history of the English kings / William of Malmesbury ; edited and translated by R.A.B. Mynors ; completed by R.M. Thomson and M. Both Orderic, in his Ecclesiastical History, and William, in his Gesta Regum Anglorum, though working to some extent far from the major centres of action in their.

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According to a 12th Century document, Gesta regum Anglorumhe managed to glide for a furlong around metres before breaking both his legs on landing. Return to Book Page.

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William of Malmesbury Latin: Matkie marked it as to-read May 25, Gesta regum anglorum – definition of Gesta regum anglorum by The Free Dictionary https: Charlie Wesley marked it as to-read May 19, Timothy rated it it was amazing Jun 22, He spent his whole life in England and his adult life as a monk at Malmesbury Abbey in Wiltshire, England. The prophecy appears in a late-fourteenth-century hand on the final parchment folio of a twelfth-century copy of William of Malmesbury s Gesta regum anglorum with other Latin chronicle material.


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