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date: 20 October 2019

Rolle, Richardlocked

  • Jonathan Hughes


Rolle, Richard (1305x10–1349), hermit and religious author, was born in Thornton Dale in the North Riding of Yorkshire, the son of William Rolle, a prosperous but landless yeoman.

The course of Rolle's life is known almost entirely from autobiographical references in his own writings and from the biographical office compiled by the ...

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