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date: 21 February 2020

Diceto, Ralph delocked

(d. 1199/1200)
  • J. F. A. Mason

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Diceto, Ralph de (d. 1199/1200), chronicler and ecclesiastic, is of unknown origins. His surname has given rise to much discussion; William Stubbs pronounced it 'an artificial name, adopted by its bearer as the Latin name of a place with which he was associated, but which had no proper Latin name of its own...

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