Gerald of Wales

Gerald of Wales

Medieval Clergyman and Historian
Born 1146

Gerald of Wales, also known as Gerallt Gymro in Welsh or Giraldus Cambrensis in Latin, archdeacon of Brecon, was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his times. Born around 1146 at Manorbier Castle in Pembrokeshire, Wales, he was of mixed Norman and Welsh blood, his name being Gerald de Barri.… Read More

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1146 Birth Born in 1146.


1223 77 Years Old He died in about 1223 in his 77th year, probably in Hereford and he is, according to some accounts, buried at St David's Cathedral. … Read More
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