Maildulph

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Maildulph, a learned Irish monk, who was the author of several theological works named in Harris's Ware, flourished in the 7th century. He removed to Britain, and founded a monastery and school at Ingleborne, where he instructed many afterwards eminent for learning, of whom the great St. Aldhelm was the chief. "From this Maildulph, Ingleborne, situated in Wiltshire, was anciently called Maildulfesburg (by Bede, Maildulfi Urbs), but now commonly Malmesbury, where there was afterwards an abbey enriched by the presents of King Athelstane and other benefactors."

Sources

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

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