Lawrence of Durham

(c. 1110—1154) poet and prior of Durham

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Geoffrey of Vinsauf (fl. c. 1198—1223) poet and teacher of grammar and rhetoric


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His most important work was the Hypognosticon, a nine-book history of mankind that was widely read and quoted by Geoffrey of Vinsauf and Gervase of Melkley.

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

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

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