Wace (1100 - 1174)
Maistre Wace, 12th Century author of Roman de Rou. The enigmatic Jersey-born poet, who also created the legend of King Arthur's Round Table with his rhyming version of the Brut, was the central figure in the post-Conquest English 'Renaissance' but his first name is unknown.
His major work was forgotten in Britain until a copy was brought here 200 years ago by refugees from the French ... more »
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