One Corpse Too Many Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at the Abbey of …

Sergeant Rhys:
Your voice is familiar to me. I should know you, brother.

Brother Cadfael:
So you should, Sergeant Rhys. But small wonder if my name escapes you. Forty years have gone by since we fought together... at the taking of Jerusalem.

Sergeant Rhys:
[turns aside, trying to remember, then:] No... no! Cadfael? [Cadfael nods, grinning] CADFAEL! [He throws his arms around Cadfael and the two men embrace]