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Kirkstall, Hugh oflocked

(c. 1165–c. 1227)
  • Janet Burton


Kirkstall, Hugh of (c. 1165–c. 1227), Cistercian monk and chronicler, was the author of the Narratio de fundatione of Fountains Abbey, and probable author of the foundation history of Kirkstall Abbey. Both these Cistercian houses were in Yorkshire. The Narratio contains two references to ...

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