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Durham, Lawrence oflocked

(c. 1110–1154)
  • A. G. Rigg


Durham, Lawrence of (c. 1110–1154), poet and prior of Durham, was, as he relates in his Dialogi (which can be accepted as autobiographical in its circumstantial detail), born at Waltham, Essex; U. Kindermann has suggested a date of 1114, but this is perhaps a little late. Along with his brother, he was educated at the school of ...

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