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Putter, Ad, “Gerald of Wales and the prophet Merlin”, Anglo-Norman Studies 31 (2008): 90–103.

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“Gerald of Wales and the prophet Merlin”
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Volume
31
Pages
90–103
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Abstract (cited)
My subject is the remarkable role of the prophet Merlin in English politics from Henry II through to King John, as evidenced by the writer who outlived them both, Gerald of Wales. [...]
Subjects and topics
History, society and culture
Agents
Gerald of WalesGerald of Wales
(c. 1146–1220 x 1223)
Giraldus Cambrensis, Gerald de Barry
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MerlinMerlin
(time-frame ass. with King Arthur)
magician in Arthurian legend; primarily a creation of Geoffrey of Monmouth, who appears to have based his character on the prophet Myrddin as well as Ambrosius Aurelianus.
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Dennis Groenewegen