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Canterbury, Gervase of (b. c. 1145, d. in or after 1210), Benedictine monk, chronicler, and topographer, was a member of the cathedral priory of Christ Church, Canterbury, where he was professed by Archbishop Thomas Becket early in 1163. Becket also ordained him, but not necessarily on the same occasion, and on balance it is likely that ...

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Worcester [Botoner], William (1415–1480x85), topographer and author, was the son of William Worcester, whittawer of Bristol, and Elizabeth (née Botoner), and was born at his father's house in St James's Back in the north-east suburbs of the city. His mother was the daughter of a substantial local citizen whose family came from ...