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Adam the Carthusianlocked

(supp. fl. 1340)
  • W. N. M. Beckett

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Adam the Carthusian (supp.fl. 1340), supposed religious writer, appears to be the creation of John Bale (d. 1563), who gave a distinct and false identity to one of the names under which Adam of Dryburgh (d. 1212?) was known. Of the six works that ...

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J. Bale, , 2 vols. in 1 (Basel, 1557–9); facs. edn (1971)
T. Tanner, , ed. D. Wilkins (1748); repr. (1963)