[ley-uh-muh n, lah-yuh-] /ˈleɪ ə mən, ˈlɑ yə-/

flourished c1200, English poet and chronicler.
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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