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Brompton, Johnlocked

(fl. 1436–c. 1464)
  • V. J. Goodman


Brompton, John (fl. 1436–c. 1464), abbot of Jervaulx and supposed chronicler, was educated at Oxford, and was elected abbot of the Cistercian foundation of Jervaulx, Yorkshire, in 1436, holding that office until c.1464. He was claimed as the author of a very substantial chronicle, printed in ...

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A. B. Emden, , 3 vols. (1957–9); also (1974)