Geffrei Gaimar

(fl. c. 1136—1137) Anglo-Norman poet and historian

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probably a secular monk of Norman blood, author of L'Estoire des Engleis, an Anglo‐Norman romance history in octosyllabic rhymed couplets covering the period from the Anglo‐Saxon settlements to the death of William Rufus.

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