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St Albans, William of (fl. c. 1178), Benedictine monk and hagiographer

Mary Bateson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29467

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St Albans, William of (fl. c. 1178), Benedictine monk and hagiographer, wrote a Latin prose Passio S. Albani at the request of Simon, from 1167 to 1188 abbot of St Albans, where William was a monk. Since the original version of the Passio...

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