Alfred of Malmesbury

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Alfred (or Aelfric) (died 999), abbot of Malmesbury, England, and afterwards (in 990) bishop of Crediton, was a writer of some celebrity in the tenth century. He composed a book, titled De Naturis Rerum, and is said to have written a history of his abbey. Some also have attributed to him a Life of Aldhelm.


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