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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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Gesta Regum Anglorum (The History Of The English Kings), Volume 1 by William of Malmesbury

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Apart from its formidable learning, it is characterized by narrative skill and entertainment value. According to a 12th Century document, Gesta anglorrum Anglorumhe managed to glide for a furlong around metres before breaking both his legs on landing.


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