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Whitby, Stephen of (d. 1112?), abbot of Whitby and of St Mary's, York

Janet Burton

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/26366

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Whitby, Stephen of (d. 1112?), abbot of Whitby and of St Mary's, York, was one of the leading figures in the revival of monastic life in the north after the Norman conquest. Almost all that is known of him derives from a narrative account which allegedly came from his own ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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