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Macarius [Macarius Scotus]locked

(supp. d. in or before 1153)
  • Timothy Reuter

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Macarius [Macarius Scotus] (supp.d. in or before 1153), supposed abbot of St James's, Würzburg, was an Irish monk about whom little certain is known. As in several other south German episcopal towns, there was a group of Irish monks in Würzburg by the 1130s; by about 1140 this embryonic foundation had become the monastery of ...

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