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Guillaume, le Breton, ? 1165-? 1226 (French chronicler and poet)



  • Existence: ? 1165-? 1226

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Fragments of the Prose Chronicle by Guillaume le Breton, late 14th century (c 1380)

Identifier: MS 211/XXXVII
Scope and Contents These are two leaves from a vernacular French version of the Prose Chronicle, by Guillaume le Breton. The vernacular translation of this chronicle seems to have been unknown until C. Borland's work on this fragment in the early 20th century. Folio 1 starts with 'Puiz vous fis de Garenne Conte' and ends with 'Qui lavoit demande en part'; folio 2 starts with 'Freres le roi qui at eu', and ends with 'Et s'en revint ainsinc delivres'
Dates: late 14th century (c 1380)