Marianus Scotus, 1028–c.1082, Irish monk and chronicler

Marianus Scotus mărēāˈnəs skōˈtəs [key], 1028–c.1082, Irish monk and chronicler, whose Gaelic name was Mael-brigte. He left Ireland in 1056 and lived on the Continent until his death. His chronicle of the world from the creation until 1082 was much used in the Middle Ages, notably by Florence of Worcester and Sigebert of Gembloux.

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