Dieulacres chronicle 1337-1403
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[Chronicon monasterii Dieulacrensis]

14th century. England. Chronicle written at the Cistercian Abbey of Dieulacres in Staffordshire, surviving in London, Gray's Inn, ms. 9, fol. 129-47. It has three parts: 1) a description of England drawn from Bede, Higden, and Gerald of Wales; 2) a history of the earls of Chester and of Dieulacres Abbey, originally written in the 13th century; 3) an annalistic history of England from 1337-1403, written by one monk until 1400, with a continuation by another to 1403. Galbraith and Clarke describe it as a "composite product of two writers of s…

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Kennedy, Edward Donald, “Dieulacres chronicle 1337-1403”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_00887>
First published online: 2016



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