Galfridian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From his Latin name, Galfridus Monemutensis.

Adjective[edit]

Galfridian (comparative more Galfridian, superlative most Galfridian)

  1. Of or relating to Geoffrey of Monmouth (c.1100–c.1155), cleric and one of the major figures in the development of British historiography and the popularity of tales of King Arthur.
    • 1971, Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic, Folio Society 2012, p. 380:
      The clerical opponents of the Reformation systematically invoked Galfridian prophecy to justify their resistance.