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Walter Map

A brief biography of Medieval Welsh chronicler Walter Map, taking a brief look at his work De Nugis Curialium, focusing on his weirder tales


As a millennial I am reasonably used to receiving my information in the format of memes, so it is only natural that I would also try my hand at...

Lady Charlotte Guest

Accomplished linguist Lady Charlotte Guest translated medieval Welsh tales into English, and in doing helped to create the Mabinogion that exists...

Geoffrey of Monmouth

The Unreliable Narrator - 12th century chronicler, Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Historia Regum Britanniae" was a huge influence on British history writing...

Thomas Percy

"The Bishop" - Thomas Percy was a trailblazing figure in the world of ballad collection with his work "Reliques of Ancient English Poetry"

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