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Bale, Robertlocked

(d. 1503)
  • Richard Copsey


Bale, Robert (d. 1503), prior of Burnham Norton and historian, was born 3 miles from Walsingham, Norfolk, and joined the Carmelites at their house at Burnham Norton in the same county. He was a great lover of the liturgy and history of his order, which is reflected in his three known works. He composed a short chronicle of the Carmelites (...

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A. B. Emden, , 3 vols. (1957–9); also (1974)
J. Bale, , 2 vols. in 1 (Basel, 1557–9); facs. edn (1971)
A. B. Emden, (1963)
Bodleian Library, Oxford