William of Jumièges

(c. 1070)

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William of Jumieges (fl. c. 1016—1080) Benedictine monk and author


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(fl. c.1070) Monk-historian from Jumièges abbey, Normandy.

Wrote the Gesta Normannorum ducum, which provides a history of the dukes of Normandy, including the earliest AN prose account of the Norman Conquest of England.


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

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