Candidiantis (10) Calenius, Gualterus

Candidiantis (10). Calenius, Gualterus a Welshman, was preferred archdeacon of Oxford about 1120. He was highly prized for his great learning. He went over. to Brittany, France, and thence brought back an ancient MS. of the British princes from Brutus to Cadwalader, which he communicated to Geoffrey of Monmouth, who translated it into Latin. Walter continued the same chronicle for four hundred years, until his own time. See Fuller, Worthies of .England (ed. Nuttall), iii, 499.

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