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date: 10 April 2020

William of Malmesbury (c.1090–c.1142) The first full-scale writer 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
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Dinah BirchDinah Birch

of history in England after *Bede. He was educated at Malmesbury Abbey in Wiltshire, of which he became librarian. His major works were the ... ...

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