aelred



aelred defined in 1939 year

aelred - Aelred (aethelred (c. 1109-66));
aelred - English writer and saint. Born at Hexham, he spent his youth at the court of David, king of Scotland. He became a Cistercian monk and was abbot of Revesby in Lincolnshire, 1142, and of Rievaulx in Yorkshire, 1146. A friend and adviser of Henry II, he made a name as an evangelist to the Plots of Galloway. His chief historical writings, all in Latin, are The Life and Miracles of S. Edward, King and Confessor; On the Battle of the Standard; and A Chronicle from Adam to Henry I. He died at Rievaulx, Jan. 12, 1166, and was canonised in 1191.

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