BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated. Find out more about page archiving.

18 June 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
Legacies - South East Wales

BBC Homepage
 UK Index
 South East Wales
 Your stories
 Site Info
 BBC History
 Where I Live

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

Myths and Legends
The Geoffrey Tapesty at Monmouth Priory
© Monmouth Priory
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...

Words: Monmouth Priory

Read More

Your comments

Print this page
Look back into the past using the Legacies' archives. Find nearly 200 tales from around the country in our collection.

Read more >
Internet Links
Monmouth Priory
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Web sites.
South West Wales
Twm Sion Cati - illustrated by Margaret Jones for the book 'Welsh Folk Tales'
Related Stories

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy