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Geoffrey of Monmouth Famous memorial

Birth
Death
1155 (aged 64–65)
Burial
Burial Details Unknown. Specifically: Location lost to history
Memorial ID
13718488 View Source

Author. Famed for gathering together the various stories of the Arthurian myths and legends, he wrote "History of the British Kings" around 1136, and "Life of Merlin" in around 1150. He was consecrated Bishop of St. Asaph in 1151, and was reputed to have died at Llandaff Cathedral in 1155. His present grave location is unknown; there is a memorial to him at the Pillory of Monmouth called "Geoffrey's Window", which is said to have been windows of a room in which he had resided for a time.

Author. Famed for gathering together the various stories of the Arthurian myths and legends, he wrote "History of the British Kings" around 1136, and "Life of Merlin" in around 1150. He was consecrated Bishop of St. Asaph in 1151, and was reputed to have died at Llandaff Cathedral in 1155. His present grave location is unknown; there is a memorial to him at the Pillory of Monmouth called "Geoffrey's Window", which is said to have been windows of a room in which he had resided for a time.

Bio by: Ki No Ronin

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ki No Ronin
  • Added: 24 Mar 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 13718488
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13718488/geoffrey_of_monmouth: accessed ), memorial page for Geoffrey of Monmouth (1090–1155), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13718488, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Burial Details Unknown, who reports a Location lost to history.