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William of Malmesbury"s Chronicle of the Kings of England

From the Earliest Period to the Reign of King Stephen

by William Of Malmesbury Malmesbury

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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12377582M
    ISBN 101592449638
    ISBN 109781592449637
    OCLC/WorldCa180313404

    Home > Seminars > V >: William of Malmesbury, Gesta pontificum Anglorum In the prologue to book two of his Gesta regum Anglorum, ‘The Deeds of the Kings of the English’, William of Malmesbury (c. –after ) gives an autobiographical account of how he became an historian which suggests that he was inspired by history itself. 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 characterized by narrative skill and entertainment value. This edition, with facing-page English translation, provides for the first time a detailed commentary on all aspects of the work.


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Borrowing largely from Bede, William details England's earlier kings, spending the last three books on William the Conqueror and the kings after him.

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from the earliest period to the reign of king stephen. with notes and illustrations. by j. giles, d.c.l., late fellow of corpus christi college, oxford.

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Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This is the first of an ongoing series of short biographies of medieval scribes. Scribe: William of Malmesbury Lived c. – Location: Malmesbury Abbey, England Notable works: Gesta regum Anglorum (Deeds of the English Kings) - political chronicle ( – ) Gesta pontificum Anglorum (Deeds of the English Bishops) - ecclesiastical chronicle.

The Gesta Regum Anglorum (Latin for "Deeds of the Kings of the English"), originally titled De Gestis Regum Anglorum ("On the Deeds of the Kings of the English") and also anglicized as The Chronicles or The History of the Kings of England, is an earlyth-century history of the kings of England by William of is a companion work of his Gesta Pontificum Anglorum.

Other articles where A Chronicle of the Kings of England is discussed: Sir Richard Baker: British writer and author of A Chronicle of the Kings of England. John of Worcester was a contemporary of William of Malmesbury, Orderic Vitalis, and Henry of Huntingdon (among others) and, while it may be fair to say that his name is lesser known of this esteemed company, his Chronicon is an important and unique source of English history.

John’s chronicle provides much in both content and approach to. William of Malmesbury >William of Malmesbury (ca. ) was the foremost English historian >of his day and a leading representative of 12th-century clerical humanism. Of mixed Norman and English descent, William of Malmesbury.

William of Malmesbury was born in Wiltshire in about His father was a Norman and his mother came from England. William became a Benedictine monk at Malmesbury Abbey, and while working in its library he became interested in history.

Malmesbury's books include Deeds of the Kings of England ( to ) and Recent History ( to About this Item: Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, Hardcover. Condition: gut. Auflage: New Ed. William of Malmesbury's Regesta Regum Anglorum (Deeds of the English Kings) is one of the great histories of England, and one of the most important historical works of the European Middle Ages.

Now William of Malmesbury does not elsewhere in his historical works refer to the mission sent by Eleutherus at the request of K. Lucius. He found it, of course, in the Chronicle (under A.D.

), as also in Bede (H. 4 and Epit.), who probably got it from the Liber Pontificalis. He was on firm ground therefore when he spoke of ' annals of. Works to be read may include: Beowulf, The Letter of Alexander, The Exeter Book, Apollonius of Tyre, The Encomium Emmae Reginae, The Life of King Edward, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, The Song of Roland, Gaimars Estoire des Engleis, William of Malmesburys History of the Kings of England, Geoffrey of Monmouths History of the Kings of Britain and.

William of Malmesbury was written after and the Chronicle of Battle Abbey was published to the King in ish, but relied upon the source document written in the first 22 folios in the hand of a monk giving a first hand account of the events of the battle – that is the authority upon which the Abbey relied – so academic nonsense Author: Secretsofthenormaninvasion.

William’s chronicle is in two parts. The first, divided into five books, is called a History of the Kings of England, and extends from A.D. to The second part, entitled Historia Novella or Modern History, is in three books, and brings the narrative down to the year These histories represent but a small portion of William’s.

WILLIAM of Malmesbury (d. ?), historian, was born between and ; a treatise ascribed to him contains the statement that its author was born on 30 Nov.

‘The blood of two races’—Norman and English—was mingled in William. For the period after Bede's death init is the most important single source for English church history, and indeed, together with William's other great achievement, the Deeds of the Kings of England, for the history of England.

Prince William is second in line for the throne, but taking on the kingship has more to do than bloodline, it also requires rigorous prep—and .We chose Sir Richard Baker's Chronicle of the Kings of England () due to its early modern authorship, historical subject matter, and the availability of the text in the University of Nebraska at Lincoln's Special Collections.

The two chapters of the book were scanned with the UNL Special Collections' permission [call number: SPEC Folio DAObserving this, William gave a signal to his troops, that, feigning flight, they should withdraw from the field.

By means of this device the solid phalanx of the English opened for the purpose of cutting down the fleeing enemy and thus brought upon itself swift destruction; for the Normans, facing about, attacked them, thus disordered, and.