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Baldwin (d. 1097), abbot of Bury St Edmunds

A. F. Wareham

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/1160

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Baldwin (d. 1097), abbot of Bury St Edmunds, was born in Chartres and became a Benedictine monk at St Denis, Paris, before serving as the prior of one of the abbey's daughter houses at Leberaw in Alsace. He came to England as Edward the Confessor's...

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