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Richard of Devizes

Richard of Devizes (dĭvĪˈzĭz) [key], fl. late 12th cent., English chronicler and monk. He wrote a lively Chronicon de rebus gestis Ricardi primi [chronicle of the deeds of Richard I], a valuable historical source having information not found elsewhere. He may also have been the author of part (as far as 1202) of the annals of Winchester.

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