Histories of the Kings of Britain (Classic Reprint)

Histories of the Kings of Britain Classic Reprint Excerpt from Histories of the Kings of BritainOf Duke she stretcheth forth as it were three arms where by she taketh in the traffic from oversea brought hither from every land in her eets By twice ten

  • Title: Histories of the Kings of Britain (Classic Reprint)
  • Author: Geoffrey of Monmouth
  • ISBN: 9780267658817
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Excerpt from Histories of the Kings of BritainOf Duke she stretcheth forth as it were three arms where by she taketh in the traffic from oversea brought hither from every land in her eets By twice ten cities, over, and twice four, was she graced in days of old, whereof some with shattered walls in desolate places be now fallen into decay, whilst some, still whole, doExcerpt from Histories of the Kings of BritainOf Duke she stretcheth forth as it were three arms where by she taketh in the traffic from oversea brought hither from every land in her eets By twice ten cities, over, and twice four, was she graced in days of old, whereof some with shattered walls in desolate places be now fallen into decay, whilst some, still whole, do contain churches of the saints with towers builded wondrous fair on high, wherein companies of religious, both men and women, do their service unto God after the traditions of the Christian faith Lastly, it is inhabited of five peoples, Romans, to wit, Britons, Saxons, Picts and Scots Of these the Britons did first settle them therein from sea to sea before the others, until, by reason of their pride, divine vengeance did overtake them, and they yielded them unto the Picts and Saxons Remaineth now for me to tell from whence they came and in what wise they did land upon our shores, as by way of foretaste of that which shall hereafter be related at large.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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