Monk of Malmesbury, The
Monk of Malmesbury, The
Supposed author of a chronicle among the Cottonian manuscripts in the British Museum (Vesp. D. IV. 73) which Tanner states to be only a copy of a chronicle written by Alfred of Beverley in the twelfth century, but which, according to Sir Thomas Hardy, is almost entirely based on that of Geoffrey of Monmouth

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Monk of Malmesbury —     The Monk of Malmesbury     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Monk of Malmesbury     Supposed author of a chronicle among the Cottonian manuscripts in the British Museum (Vesp. D. IV. 73) which Tanner states to be only a copy of a chronicle… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Monk of Malmesbury — The Monk of Malmesbury is the supposed author of a chronicle among the Cottonian manuscripts in the British Museum.[1] The authorship is uncertain, and the work in question is said by some to be only a copy of a chronicle written by Alfred of… …   Wikipedia

  • Malmesbury, The Monk of — • Supposed author of a chronicle among the Cottonian manuscripts in the British Museum (Vesp. D. IV. 73) which Tanner states to be only a copy of a chronicle written by Alfred of Beverley in the twelfth century, but which, according to Sir Thomas …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Eilmer of Malmesbury — Stained glass window showing Eilmer, installed in Malmesbury Abbey in 1920 Eilmer of Malmesbury (also known as Oliver due to a scribe s miscopying, or Elmer) was an 11th century English Benedictine monk best known for his early attempt at a… …   Wikipedia

  • William of Malmesbury — (c. 1080/1095 ndash;c. 1143), English historian of the 12th century, was born about the year 1080/1095, in Wiltshire. His father was Norman and his mother English. He spent his whole life in England with his most productive working years as a… …   Wikipedia

  • William of Malmesbury — (ca. 1095–1143)    William of Malmesbury was one of the most important historians of medieval England. His bestknown works, the Gesta regum Anglorum (Deeds of the kings of England) and its sequel Historia novella (Recent history), tell the story… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Malmesbury — • Town in Wiltshire, England, ninety five miles west of London, formerly the seat of a mitred parliamentary abbey of Benedictine monks Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Malmesbury     Malmesbury …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Benedictine Order —     The Benedictine Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Benedictine Order     The Benedictine Order comprises monks living under the Rule of St. Benedict, and commonly known as black monks . The order will be considered in this article under… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Malmesbury School — Headteacher Mr Tim Gilson Chair of Governors Mrs Deborah Gray Location …   Wikipedia

  • Malmesbury Abbey — The main entrance (the South Porch) seen from the graveyard. This picture shows the modern extent of the Abbey Malmesbury Abbey, at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, England, was founded as a Benedictine monastery around 676 by the scholar poet Aldhelm, a …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”