Clement

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Clement, a young Irish monk in the 8th century, who visited the Continent with his friend Albin, and attracted the attention of Charlemagne, who committed to him the instruction of a number of youth. The incident of the appearance of Clement and Albin before the King is narrated by M'Gee in a poem entitled, "The Wisdom-sellers before Charlemagne." [See ALBIN.]

Sources

159a. Hayes, Edward: Ballads of Ireland. 2 vols. Dublin, N.D.

339. Ware, Sir James, Works: Walter Harris. 2 vols. Dublin, 1764.

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