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Wace

(c. 1105—1178) historian and poet


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(fl. 12th century)

Author, in French verse of 15,000 short couplets, of the Roman de Brut, completed in 1155 and dedicated to Eleanor of Aquitaine, a highly popular adaptation of ...

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