Merlin and His Mother Before King Vortigern

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Arienne King
by British Library
published on 20 April 2019
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A detail of an illustration from a 14th Century CE manuscript of Roman de Brut, a legendary history of Britain by the Norman poet Wace (c. 1110 - c. 1170 CE). The young Merlin is depicted, alongside his mother, approaching King Vortigern (c. 5th Century CE).

The manuscript, written in Anglo-Norman, is now part of the collection of the British Library in London, UK.

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Library, B. (2019, April 20). Merlin and His Mother Before King Vortigern. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10485/

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