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Waldef [Waltheof] (c. 1095–1159), abbot of Melrose

Derek Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Waldef [Waltheof] (c. 1095–1159), abbot of Melrose, was the second son of Maud, also called Matilda (d. 1131) [see under David I], eldest daughter of Waltheof (d. 1076), and her first husband, Simon (I) de Senlis, earl of Northampton and Huntingdon...

Reference Entry.  741 words. 

Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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