And at last he says: "As barbarism crept in they were no longer called Britons, but Welsh, a word derived either from Gualo, one of their dukes, or from Guales, their Queen, or else from their being barbarians.
Geoffrey then says that he hands over the matter of writing about the later Welsh and Saxon kings to others, "Whom I bid be silent as to the kings of the Britons, seeing that they have not that book in the British speech which Walter, Archdeacon of Oxford, did convey hither out of Brittany, the which I have in this wise been at the pains of translating into the Latin speech."
INTEREST by Britons
in Irish property still remains high despite Ireland's economic woes, it was revealed today.
now spend longer in the kitchen than the French and cook a wider range of cuisine, a new survey reveals.
were recovering last night after being injured when their holiday plane crashed into a disused control tower while landing at an airport on a Thai island.
Between April 2006 and March 2007 2,032 Britons
were arrested in Spain, a rise of a third (32%) and the highest number of any country visited.
were among a group of foreign oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria yesterday.
As many as 88 per cent of Britons
polled said air tax and fuel surcharge increases would not affect their travel plans.
He was convicted with five other Britons
and a Belgian of carrying out a spate of car bombings which led to the death of Christopher Rodway, 47, on November 17, 2000 in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
Participants in the BBC's Great Britons
survey voted the World War II leader top of the list of the country's 100 most significant individuals, gaining 447,423 votes, and beating his nearest rival, engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, by more than 56,000 votes.
NINE tourists, four of them Britons
, were killed yesterday when their tour bus crashed and overturned in heavy rain.
are now believed to have died in a bus crash in South Africa in which five other western holidaymakers were also killed.
NEARLY 30,000 Britons
living in Saudi Arabia were put on high alert yesterday after a second mystery bomb blast.
ALMOST two-thirds of Britons
feel positive about their finances for the year ahead despite concerns about Brexit, rising food prices and household bills, a survey suggests.
Synopsis: Ahead of a historic vote to stay in or leave the European Union, fewer than four in 10 Britons
approve of the EU's leadership.