Ranulf Flambard

(c. 1060—1128) administrator and bishop of Durham

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His efforts won him the see of Durham of which he saw very little until later in life when he turned impressively to his pastoral duties. He completed Durham's magnificent cathedral, fortified the city, and built Norham Castle.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages in Oxford Reference.

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

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