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 …

Brother Cadfael:
Is there something here I can help you to? Or are you just curious to learn about these simple herbs of mine?

Hugh Beringar:
I'd hardly say it was any simplicity I came to study.