Giraldi Cambrensis Opera: Topographia hibernica, et Expugnatio hibernica. 1867

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Longman & Company, 1867
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Page lxx - Giraldus himself states that truth was not his main object, and that he compiled the work for the purpose of sounding the praises of Henry the Second. Elsewhere, however, he declares that he had stated nothing in the Topographia of the truth of which he was not well assured, either by his own eyesight or by the testimony, with all diligence elicited, of the most trustworthy and authentic men in the country ; that though he did not put just the same full faith in their reports...

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