Roman de Brut

The Roman de Brut is an Old French translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain, by a Jerseyman named Wace in the twelfth century. Wace translated the text so that his Norman lords could have some knowledge of the history and mythology of the British people they had recently conquered. The text is the first to mention the Round Table.

The text below was translated by Eugene Mason, and is only the Arthurian portion of the Roman de Brut. Retrieved from the Penn State University Electronic Classics Series.

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