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Logres


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Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1100—1155) bishop of St Asaph and historian

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According to Geoffrey of Monmouth's History (where it is called Loegria), the part of Brutus's kingdom assigned to his eldest son Locrine, i.e. England. It is the usual term for Arthur's kingdom in medieval romance from Chrétien de Troyes onwards. Spenser calls it ‘Logris’ (Faerie Queene).

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