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Eilmerlocked

(b. c. 985, d. after 1066)
  • R. M. Thomson

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Eilmer (b.c. 985, d. after 1066), pioneer of man-powered flight, was probably born in the 980s, dying not long after 1066. He was a monk of Malmesbury and all that is known of him is told by his fellow-monk William of Malmesbury...

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