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Clare, Osbert oflocked

(d. in or after 1158)
  • Frank Barlow

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Clare, Osbert of (d. in or after 1158), prior of Westminster Abbey and ecclesiastical writer, had a turbulent but obscure career. When considering his worthiness to write a life of St Eadburh, a granddaughter of King Alfred, he remarked that his ancestors had been noble (...

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