Gervase of Tilbury


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Gervase of Tilbury,

fl. 1200, medieval author, b. England. He became marshal of the kingdom of Arles under Emperor Otto IV and wrote the Otia imperiala, a miscellany of legend, history, and politics.
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Learned writers including Gervase of Tilbury, Walter Map, and William of Newburgh also gave some support to the 'popular' beliefs and practices regarding fairies.
Watkins studies English chronicles from about 1050 to 1215: Orderic Vitalis, Walter Map, William of Malmesbury, Gervase of Tilbury, William of Newburgh, William of Poitiers, John of Salisbury, and Gerald of Wales, among others.
It is on Sicily, not Ireland, that Arthur is seen alive, according to Gervase of Tilbury's Otia Imperialia, and it is Sicily, not Ireland, where Gregory the Great claims we will travel after we die.