Jofroi of Waterford (DNB00)
JOFROI or GEOFFROY of Waterford (fl. 1290), translator, was a member ot the order of Saint Dominic. He is known mainly as translator into French of the apocryphal account of the Trojan war by Dares Phrygius and of the Latin history by Eutropius. A French translation of the 'Secrete Secretorum,' erroneously attributed to Aristotle, is also ascribed to Jofroi. The productions of Jofroi appear to be now extant only in a thirteenth-century manuscript, formerly in the collection of Colbert and now in the National Library, Paris. The name of Jofroi has been latinised as Gotafridus.
[Quétif's Scriptores Ordinis Pradicatorum, 1719-21; De la Rue's Essais Historiques, 1834; Hist. Littéraire de France, 1847, xxi.]