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Myths and Legends
The Geoffrey Tapesty at Monmouth Priory
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Your Story: Monmouth Priory - The Geoffrey Tapestry

The wall hanging, technically not a tapestry, is made up of three panels with a background worked in wool on canvas. Three central embroidered pictures on linen relate to Geoffrey of Monmouth whose major achievement was his writing in the 12th Century, which led to the popularising of the legends of King Arthur. More...

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