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Nicholas Trivet

(c. 1258—1334)


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(c. 1258–?1334),

a Dominican who is most celebrated as the writer of three histories in the 1320s: his Anglo‐Norman Chronicle, extending from the Creation to 1285, containing the tale of Constance, told by Gower in Confessio Amantis and by Chaucer's Man of Law (Canterbury Tales, 5); Annals of Six Kings of England 1136–1307; and the Historia ab Orbe Condito (1327–9).

Subjects: Literature.


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