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Note to the reader just in case amazons software merges reviews of different translations this is a review of the penguin classics history of the kings of britain by geoffrey of monmouth translated by lewis thorpe originally published in 1966 with some minor bibliographic additions and corrections in the early 1970s. Geoffrey of monmouth latin galfridus monemutensis galfridus arturus welsh gruffudd ap arthur sieffre o fynwy c 1095 c 1155 was a british cleric and one of the major figures in the development of british historiography and the popularity of tales of king arthurhe is best known for his chronicle the history of the kings of britain latin de gestis britonum or historia regum . Historia regum britanniae the history of the kings of britain originally called de gestis britonum on the deeds of the britons is a pseudohistorical account of british history written around 1136 by geoffrey of monmouthit chronicles the lives of the kings of the britons over the course of two thousand years beginning with the trojans founding the british nation and continuing until . The history of the kings of britain penguin classics by geoffrey of monmouth and a great selection of related books art and collectibles available now at abebookscom. Librivox recording of history of the kings of britain by geoffrey of monmouth translated by j a giles aaron thompson read in english by paul mazumdar more medieval romance than history geoffrey of monmouths historia regum britanniae represents the oldest versions we have of many of many legends of britain populated by such characters as the leir cymbeline uther and arthur pendragon