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Robert de Boron

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

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A group of Arthurian romances in French prose, dating from 1215–30. It comprises the three romances which make up the Prose Lancelot (Lancelot itself, the Queste del Saint Graal, and Mort Artu) and two others: the Estoire del Saint Graal, and a version of Robert de Boron's partially surviving Merlin. The group is the most influential version of the Arthurian legends between Geoffrey of Monmouth and Malory.

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