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Dryburgh, Adam of [Adam Scotus, Adam Anglicus, Adam the Carthusian]locked

(c. 1140–1212?)
  • Christopher Holdsworth


Dryburgh, Adam of [Adam Scotus, Adam Anglicus, Adam the Carthusian] (c. 1140–1212?), abbot of Dryburgh and theologian, was born in the Anglo-Scottish borders. His parents are unknown. Nationality and political control there were very mixed, giving rise to the variety of names by which he was known. In his ...

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