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Swaffham, Robert oflocked

(fl. c. 1250–1271)
  • Edmund King

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Swaffham, Robert of (fl.c. 1250–1271), Benedictine monk, gave his name to and is the presumed author of the Peterborough Abbey cartulary which became the definitive reference point on the monastery's history and possessions up to his own time. He prefaced the work with the history of the house by ...

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