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date: 18 August 2019


(d. 1094?)
  • J. C. Rubenstein


Osbern (d. 1094?), Benedictine monk, hagiographer, and musician, was precentor of Christ Church, Canterbury, whose life centred around the saints and relics of his priory. The earliest information concerning him comes from his Miracula S. Dunstani, where he describes how as a boy he was witness to two of the saint's miracles. It is also known that he visited ...

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