Aio (monk)

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Aio (supposedly died 974) was a fabricated English monk of Crowland Abbey in Lincolnshire and historian. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography strongly suggests he never existed.[1]


  1. ^ Costambeys, Marios. "Aio". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/244.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainKeary, Charles Francis (1885). "Aio". In Stephen, Leslie. Dictionary of National Biography. 1. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 199.