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The history of the Kings of Britain - pre romans

Way back in the 11C Geoffrey of Monmouth compiled together the existing Welsh legends and manuscripts about the History of the land of Britian before the Romans, here is a translation of his facinating book...
History of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth

I am reading a book by this author below and its FACINATING.

History of the Kings of Britian by Bill cooper
Did you know where the name "britian" came from?
It came from brutus, the founder of Britian. There is a facinating amount of information that is just not talked about.

Its worth the read, I was going to scan the book in but the link above is part of the content of it.
By netchicken: posted on 25-7-2005

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 http://www.lib.rochester.ed...

Geoffrey of Monmouth collected together archaic manuscripts from the Welsh - who were the original "Britians". These documents have been translated and gave rise to the Arthurian legends. They are also the documents that give the post above, the History of the Kings of Britian.

BTW there was a Britian called King Leir, who's kindoom was divided among his 3 daughters upon his death.

Sound Famillier?

Yep - Shakespeare wrote King Lear, based on that person.
By netchicken: posted on 25-7-2005

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