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Map, Walterlocked

(d. 1209/10)
  • C. N. L. Brooke

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Map, Walter (d. 1209/10), royal clerk, raconteur, and satirist, was probably born in or about the early 1130s. He sprang from a border family, probably living in Herefordshire, and may have been partly Welsh: his surname is a version of the Welsh Vab...

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