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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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. William of Malmesbury Latin: Books by William of Malmesbury. Both Orderic, in his Ecclesiastical History, and William, in his Gesta Regum Anglorumthough working to some extent far from the major centres of action in their world Malmesbury and St Evroult abbeysnevertheless displayed great keenness to learn from the history of their larger environments, English in the case of William, and Norman in the case of Orderic.

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Lorenzo marked it as to-read Dec 07, Return to Book Page. This edition, with facing-page English translation, provides for the first time a detailed commentary on all aspects of the work. GUy rated it really liked it Mar 19, Lists with This Book. He compares William’s account of the Conquest in the Gesta regum Anglorum with a little known diatribe in his Commentary on Lamentations c.


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I know of no higher complement. William was born about or in Wiltshire.

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His father was Norman and his mother English. Othy rated it it was amazing Jun 20, The prophecy appears in angloru, 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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He spent his whole life in England and his adult life as a monk at Malmesbury Abbey in Wiltshire, England. Laura D’hont marked it as to-read Mar 24, Trampas Jones marked it as to-read Jun 01, Carlin Treco marked it as to-read Aug 16,