Herbert of Bosham

(c. 1115—1194) biographer

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Secretary and supporter of Thomas Becket. A student of Peter Lombard and, possibly, of Andrew of St-Victor, he was a scholar of biblical exegesis and a Hebraist. Herbert left two hagiographies on Becket, two exegetical works, and letters. See alsolanguages: hebrew.

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

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

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