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Reading, Robertlocked

(d. 1317)
  • Jeremy Catto

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Reading, Robert (d. 1317), Benedictine monk and historian of Westminster Abbey, wrote part of his house's continuation of the Flores historiarum of Matthew Paris. Reading is mentioned in the infirmarer's accounts in 1294 and 1298, in the list of monks imprisoned on suspicion of robbing the king's treasury in 1303, in the ...

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