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date: 24 August 2019

Hugh Candidus [Hugh Albus]locked

(c. 1095–c. 1160)
  • Edmund King

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Hugh Candidus [Hugh Albus] (c. 1095–c. 1160), Benedictine monk and chronicler, wrote a history of Peterborough Abbey from its first foundation to the mid-twelfth century. His work, which survives entirely in texts incorporated in thirteenth-century cartularies, was edited and continued by later monks of the house, first anonymously shortly after his death, then by ...

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