In 1129 Geoffrey appears at Oxford among the witnesses of an Oseney charter.
The senses are "bad witnesses" (KaKoi, uapTvpes); only the wise man can obtain knowledge.
Why was he in the yard of a burning house where witnesses had seen him?
One didn't keep maps of the location of witnesses they were hiding.
"A threefold cord is not quickly broken," and these three independent witnesses agree in describing a significant innovation which ends with the supremacy of the Zadokites of Jerusalem over their brethren.