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Sæwulflocked

(fl. 1102–1103)
  • Peter Damian-Grint

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Sæwulf (fl. 1102–1103), traveller, is known largely from the Relatio or written account he left of his pilgrimage to Jerusalem in 1102, shortly after its recapture by the crusaders. In his Relatio Sæwulf describes his journey from Monopoli, in Apulia, from where he sailed on 13 July 1102; as this was late in the season, he embarked on a trading ship (the only transport available). After being nearly wrecked just out of ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)