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Adam Usk

(c. 1350—1430) chronicler


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Usk’s views are strongly influenced by his personal experiences, especially his hostility toward Richard II, opposition to English hegemony over Wales, and defence of the liberties of the church against the secular powers. 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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