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date: 21 January 2020

Farne, John of [John Whiterig]locked

(c. 1320–1371)
  • D. H. Farmer

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Farne, John of [John Whiterig] (c. 1320–1371), Benedictine monk and hermit, was the author of seven Latin meditations. The only surviving manuscript of his work (Durham Cath. CL, MS B.IV.34), written in a late fourteenth-century hand, ascribes them to 'a certain monk, formerly a solitary on ...

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Bodleian Library, Oxford
Durham Cathedral, chapter library
English Historical Review