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date: 17 November 2019

Rishanger, Williamlocked

(b. 1249/50, d. after 1312)
  • James P. Carley


Rishanger, William (b. 1249/50, d. after 1312), Benedictine monk and chronicler, may have come from Rishangles in Suffolk. He became a monk of the abbey of St Albans, but the only certain biographical information about him comes from a memorandum transcribed in the lower margin of the first folio of his account of the barons' wars (...

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