(Robert John) Wace (c. 1100 - c. 1174) used to be an Anglo-Norman poet, who was once born in Jersey and taken up in mainland Normandy. Roman de Brut (c. 1155) was once in keeping with the Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth. Its recognition is defined by way of the recent accessibility to a much wider public of the Arthur legend in a vernacular language. Wace was once the 1st to say the legend of King Arthur's around desk and ascribe the identify Excalibur to Arthur's sword, even if he in most cases provides in simple terms minor information to Geoffrey's textual content. The Roman de Brut grew to become the foundation, in flip, for Layamon's Brut, an alliterative center English poem, and Piers Langtoft's Chronicle. His extant works comprise: Roman de Rou (c. 1174) - a verse heritage of the Dukes of Normandy. different works, additionally in verse, comprise lives of Saint Margaret and Saint Nicholas.
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For the rest he put every man into the plain, that it should be the more strongly held and defended. Now when he had arrayed the battle, and given his commandment to the captains, the king placed himself amidst the chosen men of his own household, those whom he deemed the most loyal to his person. He spoke apart with his friends concerning the 46 Wace battle. Earl Eldof was near the king’s side that day, together with many another baron. “God,” said Eldof, “what joy will be mine that hour when Hengist and I meet face to face, with none between us.
I dare not open my lips to speak of such awful matters, which are too high for me, save only when needs speak I must. Should my tongue be unloosed by greed or lightness, should I be puffed up by vanity, then my familiar spirit—that being by whom I know that which I know—would withdraw his inspiration from my breath. My knowledge would depart from me, and the words I speak would be no weightier than the idle words on every gossip’s lips. Let the future take care of itself. Consider rather the concerns of to-day.
Romanus, the Apostle of Rome. With him came St. Louis of Troyes. These two fair bishops, Germanus of Auxerre and Louis of Troyes, crossed the sea to prepare the way of the Lord. By them were the tables of the law redelivered, and men converted again to the faith. They brought many a man to salvation; many a miracle, many a virtue, did God show in their persons, and many a country was the sweeter for their lives. When the law of God was restored, and Britain made again a Christian land, hearken now what foul work was done by treason and by envy.
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