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Wace

(wās), c.1100–1174, Norman-French poet of Jersey. King Henry II made him canon of Bayeux. His Roman de Brut (1155) is a long, rhymed chronicle of British history based on the Historia of Geoffrey of MonmouthGeoffrey of Monmouth
, c.1100–1154, English author. He was probably born at Monmouth and was of either Breton or Welsh descent. In 1152 he was named bishop of St. Asaph in Wales. His Historia regum Britanniae (written c.
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. Wace's account is much more personal, vigorous, and dramatic than Geoffrey's. The Brut of LayamonLayamon
, fl. c.1200, first prominent Middle English poet. He described himself as a humble priest attached to the church at Ernley (Arley Regis) near Radstone. His Brut
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 is an English adaptation of Wace's chronicle; both were important in the development of the Arthurian legendArthurian legend,
the mass of legend, popular in medieval lore, concerning King Arthur of Britain and his knights. Medieval Sources

The battle of Mt. Badon—in which, according to the Annales Cambriae (c.
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. Wace's Roman de Rou is a chronicle of the dukes of Normandy and contains a famous description of the battle of Hastings.

Wace

Robert. born ?1100, Anglo-Norman poet; author of the Roman de Brut and Roman de Rou
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Let us also note--before we can return to the comparison of Geoffrey's and Wace's treatment of the topic--that Marie de France would borrow from Wace when describing king Equitan's sudden love to the wide of his seneschal, a feeling that burst into flame, even though he knew about her only from hearsay:
42) Wace focuses instead on Margaret's nature, stating that she was like a precious gem because of her physical and spiritual qualities.
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He apprises Wace of a singular aspect of the Egg: In a darkened room the object glows with a mysterious light from within.
To better understand the teaching of English in Years 11 and 12 in Western Australia, I encourage readers of the AJE to visit this website and examine the 2008 and 2009 materials, and the actual 2007 WACE examination and support materials, which were not referred to in the article.
In translating Geoffrey 'Historia regum Britanniae, Wace had chosen to omit the Merlin prophecies, a decision possibly related to the 'scholarly clerical community' (p.
1136), and then in Wace and Layamon's Brut (1155 and c.
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For lists of the stone reliefs, several of which remain substantially unpublished, see Dressel and Milchhofer 1877; Tod and Wace 1906; Andronikos 1956; Stibbe 1991.
Little attention is paid to unprinted material, which is perhaps a pity, and there is the occasional mistake (the royal Elizabeth to whom Christopher Wase, not Wace, dedicated his translation of Sophocles, for example, was the ill-starred daughter of Charles rather than her equally unfortunate Bohemian aunt).