Layamon

[ley-uh-muh n, lah-yuh-]
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noun

flourished c1200, English poet and chronicler.

Also called Lawman.
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Layamon

Lawman (ˈlɔːmən)

noun

12th-century English poet and priest; author of the Brut, a chronicle providing the earliest version of the Arthurian story in English
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