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date: 08 March 2021

Ailred [Ælred, Æthelred] of Rievaulxlocked

(1110–1167)
  • David N. Bell

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Ailred [Ælred, Æthelred] of Rievaulx (1110–1167), religious writer and abbot of Rievaulx, was probably the youngest of the three sons of Eilaf, the last hereditary priest of the church of St Andrew at Hexham, grandson of Eilaf, treasurer of Durham, and great-grandson of the learned ...

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