Liber monasterii de Hyda(279 words)

Gaynor BowmanLisa M. Ruch

late 14th- early to mid 15th century. England. These prose annals Latin with key passages in Anglo-Saxon and Middle English cover the period from the legendary Albina to 1023. Completed after the Benedictine abbey at Hyde surrendered to Winchester, the text records the history, endowments and privileges of the monastery through kings' reigns from Adulph (Alfred's father, known elsewhere as Ethelwulf) to Cnut. Alfred, regarded as the founder of Hyde, receives the fullest attention and most glorious il…

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Gaynor Bowman; Lisa M. Ruch. "Liber monasterii de Hyda." Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle. Edited by: Graeme Dunphy. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 25 October 2014 <>
First appeared online: 2012
First Print Edition: isbn: 9789004184640, 20101111

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