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Máeldub [Maildulf]locked

(supp. fl. mid-7th cent.)
  • Michael Lapidge


Máeldub [Maildulf] (supp.fl. mid-7th cent.), abbot, may have been the eponymous founder and first abbot of the monastery of Malmesbury. He is a shadowy figure whose very existence is questionable. The earliest reference to him is by Bede, who in his Historia ecclesiastica...

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Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Auctores antiquissimi
Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)