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Hugh of Lincoln [St Hugh of Lincoln, Hugh of Avalon]locked

(1140?–1200)
  • Henry Mayr-Harting

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Hugh of Lincoln [St Hugh of Lincoln, Hugh of Avalon] (1140?–1200), bishop of Lincoln, was the son of Guillaume d'Avalon, a Burgundian aristocrat, and Anne, daughter of the lord of Theys. He was probably born at Avalon near Grenoble.

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Oxford Medieval Texts
Giraldi Cambrensis, ed. J. S. Brewer, J. F. Dimock, & G. F. Warner, 8 vols., RS, 21 (1861–91)