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William of Malmesbury

Rodney M. Thomson

William of Malmesbury

by Rodney M. Thomson

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Wolfeboro, N.H., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • William, of Malmesbury, ca. 1090-1143.,
    • Glastonbury Abbey -- Historiography.,
    • Malmesbury Abbey.,
    • Historiography -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Historians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Norman period, 1066-1154 -- Historiography.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Historiography.,
    • England -- Intellectual life -- 1066-1485.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementRodney Thomson.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA3.W48 T47 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2709966M
      ISBN 100851154514
      LC Control Number86002632

        William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the kings of England. From the earliest period to the reign of King Stephen by William, of Malmesbury, ca. ; Sharpe, John, ; Giles, J. A. (John Allen), Pages:   Author of De gestis regum, William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the kings of England, Gesta regum Anglorum, The Historia novella, De antiquitate Glastoniensis ecclesie, Willelmi Malmesbiriensis monachi Gesta regum Anglorum atque Historia novella, The history of the kings of England and the modern history of William of Malmesbury, Life of Saint Wulstan.

      Malmesbury was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Cicementone and the county of Wiltshire. It had a recorded population of 14 households in , and is listed under 6 owners in Domesday Book. William of Malmesbury c. c. English historian and biographer. William of Malmesbury is regarded as one of the foremost historians of twelfth-century England because of .

        William of Malmesbury: Saints' Lives by Formerly Corpus Christi Professor of Latin Language and Literature M Winterbottom, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. No one who studies the reign of King Stephen has ever asked for a more judicious and intelligent informant than William of Malmesbury, and it would be difficult to imagine a worthier edition of his 'Contemporary History' than this one."— Publish your book with B&N. Learn : $


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William of Malmesbury (cc) was England's greatest historian after Bede. Although best known in his own time, as now, for his historical writings (his famous Deeds of the Bishops and Deeds of the Kings of Britain), William was also a biblical commentator, hagiographer and classicist, William of Malmesbury book acted as his own librarian, bibliographer, scribe and editor of texts.4/5(1).

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William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England From the Earliest Period to the Reign of King Stephen/5(9). William of Malmesbury (c. ) was an Medieval English historian. He is most famously known for his Gesta regum Anglorum. After the success of the Gesta, William of Malmesbury was invited by the monks of Glastonbury to compile its history.

The treatise present in this volume, was written between and /5(1). William of Malmesbury >William of Malmesbury (ca. ) was the foremost English historian >of his day and a leading representative of 12th-century clerical humanism. Of mixed Norman and English descent, William of Malmesbury.

William of Malmesbury has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. William of Malmesbury’s most popular book is William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the K. Background Of mixed Norman and English descent, William of Malmesbury was born in England between and Career At an early age William of Malmesbury was admitted to Malmesbury (Benedictine) Abbey, where he became a monk and, later, librarian of the monastery.

Winterbottom and R. Thomson (eds), Oxford Medieval Texts: William of Malmesbury: Saints' Lives: Lives of SS. Wulfstan, Dunstan, Patrick, Benignus and Indract. William of Malmesbury was an Anglo-Norman monk and historian, principally known for writing the Gesta Regum Anglorum (Deeds of the Kings of the English), a chronicle of the early history of England.

William spent much of his life as a monk of Malmesbury Abbey in Gender: Male. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of William of Malmesbury books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. William of Malmesbury, Gesta pontificum Anglorum, books V (fols.

69r–r). Book five, William's life of Malmesbury’s patron, St Aldhelm, has been supplied by one of Archbishop Matthew Parker’s secretaries. Written on paper in a mid-sixteenth-century hand, it is. William of Malmesbury, The Miracles of the Blessed Virgin Mary, ed.

and translated by R. Thomson and M. Winterbottom (Woodbridge, ). Back to (3) D. Rollason, ‘Symeon of Durham’s Historia de regibus Anglorum et Dacorum as a product of twelfth-century historical workshops’, in The Long Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Past.

William's first edition of the book was followed by the Gesta Pontificum Anglorum (Deeds of the English Bishops) in For this vivid descriptive history of abbeys and bishoprics, dwelling upon the lives of the English prelates saints, notably the learned wonder-working Aldhelm, abbot of Malmesbury, William travelled widely in stayed at Glastonbury Abbey for a time.

William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of 4/5(8). "William of Malmesbury (cc) was England's greatest historian after Bede.

Although best known in his own time, as now, for his historical writings (his famous Deeds of the Bishops and Deeds of the Kings of Britain), William was also a biblical commentator, hagiographer and classicist, and acted as his own librarian, bibliographer, scribe and editor of texts.

Malmesbury (/ ˈ m ɑː (l) m z b ər i /) is a town and civil parish in Wiltshire, a market town it became prominent in the Middle Ages as a centre for learning focused on and around Malmesbury Abbey, the bulk of which forms a rare survival of the dissolution of the the site of an Iron Age fort, in the Anglo-Saxon period it became the site of Demonym: Jackdaws (in informal contexts — blason.

Book Description: In the past William of Malmesbury () has been seen as first and foremost a historian of England, and little else. This volume reveals not only William's real greatness as a historian and his European vision, but also the breadth and depth of his learning across a number of other fields.

Read this book on Questia. Our knowledge of William of Malmesbury's life is very scanty. The date of his birth is conjectural, and different scholars have put it as early as (but this rests on a misunderstanding of a passage in the Gesta Pontificum) or as late as   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Chronicle of the Kings of England: From the Earliest Period to the Reign of King Stephen by William of Malmesbury at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience.1/5(1). Gesta Pontificum Anglorum (The History of the English Bishops) is a modern edition of one of the most important medieval texts written c. by one of England's key historians of the period, William, Monk of Malmesbury. It is a is a vivid narrative on the English Church, its bishoprics and monasteries, from c.

to William's contemporary era, and the edition features the original .William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England From the Earliest Period to the Reign of King Stephen by William of Malmesbury and J.A.

Giles | 9 Mar out of 5 stars 8.“ William of Malmesbury,” according to archbishop Usher, “is the chief of our historians;” Leland records him “as an elegant, learned, and faithful historian;” and Sir Henry Saville is of opinion, that he is the only man of his time who has discharged his trust as an historian.

His History of the Kings of England was translated into.