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'''Geoffrey of Monmouth''' was a [[12th century]] British historian. He is best known for his work ''Historia Regum Britanniae'', which contains one of the earliest references to [[King Arthur]].
 
'''Geoffrey of Monmouth''' was a [[12th century]] British historian. He is best known for his work ''Historia Regum Britanniae'', which contains one of the earliest references to [[King Arthur]].
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He was born in [[Wales]], near Monmouth at the end of the eleventh century. He eventually became a teaching canon at St.George's college at Oseney near [[Oxford]], and later became [[bishop]] of St.Asaph's, in Flintshire, in 1152.
   
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_of_Monmouth
 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_of_Monmouth

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Geoffrey of Monmouth was a 12th century British historian. He is best known for his work Historia Regum Britanniae, which contains one of the earliest references to King Arthur.

He was born in Wales, near Monmouth at the end of the eleventh century. He eventually became a teaching canon at St.George's college at Oseney near Oxford, and later became bishop of St.Asaph's, in Flintshire, in 1152.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_of_Monmouth