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The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales

The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales A mediaeval Norman Welsh cleric recounts his adventures travelling through his homeland recruiting for the Third Crusade

  • Title: The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales
  • Author: Gerald of Wales
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A mediaeval Norman Welsh cleric recounts his adventures travelling through his homeland, recruiting for the Third Crusade.

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      Published :2018-09-01T10:25:15+00:00

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    1. I'm a fairly keen history reader and over the years have seen a few references to Geraldus Cambrensis, who was a half Norman, half Welsh medieval cleric also variously known as Gerald of Wales, Gerald the Welshman, and Geraldus de Barri. His account of a 12th century journey through Wales is regarded by historians as a priceless first hand source. This Kindle download was being offered for 99p on 's UK site so I thought, "What the Heck"?One problem with these ultra cheap downloads is that the pr [...]

    2. this one was not as good as the description of wales, but also quite entertaining. there was much about religious supersticious miracles and such, which did not interest me such. also gerald seems to often lose himself in cute little details that have nothing to do with the book. but that is actually quite fun. I liked the small descriptions of wales and the welsh. I must say again that for his time, gerald was refreshingly open and intelligent.

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