Geoffrey of Monmouth


Geoffrey Monmouth (flourished c. 12th century)

“Whoever tries to steal from another the things which are that other’s may justly lose to the other whom he is attacking the things which belong to him personally.”

  • Geoffrey of Monmouth’s The History of the Kings of Britain (ix.17), completed in 1136 CE, translated from Latin into English by Lewis Thorpe (Penguin Classics, 1966).

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