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Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1100—1155) bishop of St Asaph and historian

 

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A mythical king of Britain, according to Geoffrey of Monmouth's History, eldest brother of Cassivelaunus. He built walls around the city of Brutus (Trinovantum) and renamed it Caerlud (Lud's city) from which derives its modern name London.

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