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Gerald the Welshman (Giraldus Cambrensis) was a mediaeval ecclesiast. Of noble birth, with mixed Saxon-Welsh-Norman ancestry, he described himself as "a Welshman", and was employed by the Archbishop of Canterbury on various ecclesiastical missions in Wales.
Appointed archdeacon of Brecon at the age of only 28 (and frustrated in his desire to become Bishop of St David’s), he then spent two years… (more)

 

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