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Giso (d. 1088), bishop of Wells

Julia Barrow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10778

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Giso (d. 1088), bishop of Wells, was a Lotharingian by birth. In the short history of Wells Cathedral previously attributed to him (the Historiola de primordiis episcopatus Somersetensis) he is described as being from the village of St Truiden or St Trond in the region of Hesbaye, in modern Belgium. ...

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