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Farne, John of [John Whiterig] (c. 1320-1371), Benedictine monk and hermit

David H. Farmer

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/50261

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Farne, John of [John Whiterig] (c. 1320-1371), Benedictine monk and hermit, was the author of seven Latin meditations. The only surviving manuscript of his work (Durham Cath. CL, MS B.IV.34), written in a late fourteenth-century hand, ascribes them to a certain monk, formerly a solitary on Farneland; it also contains ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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