Eskil, St, archbishop of Lund

(d. 1181)

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(d. 1181) An admirer of Bernard of Clairvaux, he introduced several monastic orders to Scandinavia, particularly the Cistercians.

Eskil succeeded his uncle as archbishop of Lund in 1138. In 1156 ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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