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Worcester, John oflocked

(fl. 1095–1140)
  • P. McGurk

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Worcester, John of (fl. 1095–1140), Benedictine monk and chronicler, was very probably responsible for the work formerly attributed to Florence of Worcester [see below]. Orderic Vitalis (d. 1143) saw the monk John at Worcester at work on a chronicle not later than 1124, and reports that ...

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John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]