Walter Map

(c. 1135—1209)

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Walter Map (c. 1140—1209) royal clerk, raconteur, and satirist


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(c.1135–c.1209) Satirist, courtier to Henry II, and archdeacon of Oxford.

His most popular work was the anti-matrimonial treatise Epistola Valerii, later incorporated into his tour de force De nugis curialium, a compendium of satire, folklore, romance, and history.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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