A.K.A. Gerald of Wales was a medieval clergyman and chronicler of his time. He was born in 1146 of Norman and Welsh parents. Gerald was chosen to accompany the Archbishop of Canterbury on a tour of Wales. Their mission was to recruit solders for the third crusade. This work has significant historical value but the reader must be aware that the accuracy is in question and the author's theological perspective may alter the truth. Cameron's style is full of humor, which makes this book an interesting historical account.