A list of Layamon Poems. This poet page also includes a link to popular and all-time best Layamon poems and the poet's biography. Many of these Layamon poems may be famous while other poems may be less well-known.
| Poems (0)
Layamon or Laghamon (US / ' l e m n / ; ['laamon] ), spelled Laamon or Laamonn in his time, occasionally written Lawman, was a poet of the late 12th/early 13th century and author of the Brut, a notable English poem that was the first English-language work to discuss the legends of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Layamon describes himself in his poem as a priest, living at Areley Kings in Worcestershire. His poem provided inspiration for numerous later writers, including Sir Thomas Malory and Jorge Luis Borges, and had an impact on medieval history writing in England.
Are we missing a
Submit a Layamon poem here...
Sorry, no poems have been posted.
Submit a poem using the link above.