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Published: 07 June 2018

872 Pages


ISBN: 9780198738626

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Gerald of Wales

De Principis Instructione

Edited by Robert Bartlett

Oxford Medieval Texts

  • The only complete edition and translation of De principis instructione
  • Provides a detailed, and violently partisan, account of the last days of Henry II of England
  • Full of stories and anecdotes of the time, such as accounts of the discovery of the tomb of Arthur and Guinevere and the legend of the destruction of the Picts
  • Offers an insight into the literary culture at the heart of the Twelfth-century Renaissance