Richard of Hexham

(c. 1085—1161) prior of Hexham and chronicler

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Successively priors of the Augustinian house of the same name, and chroniclers of the reign of King Stephen of England. Modern scholars consider their work especially valuable for its perspectives on the political history of northern England and on Anglo-Scottish affairs. See alsoscotland, ireland, wales: scotland and wales 1064–1536.

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

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

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