John of Tynemouth

  • fl. 14th century
  • authors, historians
  • (agents)
English historian and hagiographer, known for having produced a chronicle, the Historia aurea, and a collection of saints’ lives, the Sanctilogium Anglia, Wallia, Scotiae et Hiberniae, which would form the basis of the Nova legenda Angliae.


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Reference works
Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Taylor (John) [id. 27466. ‘Tynemouth [Tinmouth], John (fl. c. 1350)’] direct link
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