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CHAPTER II
TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES - THE NORMAN-ENGLISH PERIOD

his long metrical chronicle, Geste des Bretons, or Brut d'Angleterre (t 15 5). The story of Arthur was thus carried to France ; it wandered over the Continent, was smoothed and beautified, and, having gained the stories of Launcelot and the Holy Grail, returned to England, and was put into English verse by the English priest Layamon. He called it the Brut or story of Brutus a fabled descendant of Eneas, who was supposed to have landed on the shores of England in prehistoric times. This cycle was the special favourite of the English. The marvellous adventures of King Arthur's knights interested those who had been thrilled by the stories of returning crusaders ; and the quest of the knights for but one glance of that Holy Cup, the Grail, was in full accord with the spirit of the crusades-an earthly journey with a spiritual gain as its object and reward.
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