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Medieval Documents of England: Anglo-Saxon Documents, Domesday Book, Historical Writing from Norman and Angevin England, William de St-Calais

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Published August 18th 2011
ISBN : 9781158197453
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56 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Anglo-Saxon documents, Domesday Book, Historical writing from Norman and Angevin England, William deMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 55. Chapters: Anglo-Saxon documents, Domesday Book, Historical writing from Norman and Angevin England, William de St-Calais, Hemmings Cartulary, Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, De Falsis Deis, Liber Eliensis, Burghal Hidage, Leges Henrici Primi, Peterborough Chronicle, Quadripartitus, Vita Sancti Niniani, Publications of the Domesday book since 1086, Book of Fees, Anglo-Saxon charters, BBC Domesday Project, Exeter Book, Historia Ecclesie Abbendonensis, Ge ync o, Leofric Missal, Custumal, Liber Exoniensis, Mac Durnan Gospels, Chronicon Abbatiae de Evesham, Photozincography of the Domesday Book, Dialogus de Scaccario, Tribal Hidage, Annals of St Neots, Gesta pontificum Anglorum, Doom book, Constitutio domus regis, Samson, Relatio de Standardo, Ismere Diploma, De Sanctimoniali de Wattun, Instituta Cnuti, Gesta Stephani, Anglian collection, Stowe manuscripts, History of the Church of York, History of the Anglo-Saxons. Excerpt: William de St-Calais (also Calais or Carileph or Carilef- died 1096) was a medieval Norman monk, abbot of the abbey of St Vincent in Le Mans in Maine, who was nominated by King William I of England as Bishop of Durham in 1080. During his term as bishop, St-Calais replaced the canons of his cathedral chapter with monks, and began the construction of Durham Cathedral. In addition to his ecclesiastical duties, he served as a commissioner for the Domesday Book. He was also a councilor and advisor to both King William I and his son, King William II, known as William Rufus. Following William Rufus accession to the throne in 1087, St-Calais was considered by scholars to be the new kings chief advisor. However, when the kings uncle, Odo of Bayeux, raised a rebellion against the king in 1088, St-Calais was implicated in the revolt. William Rufus laid siege to St-Calais in the bishops stronghold of Durham, and later put him...