Boolde, William (DNB00)

BOOLDE, WILLIAM (fl. 1455), topographer and historian, is said by Tanner (on the authority of a manuscript at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge) to have entered the monastery of Christ Church, Canterbury. on Lady Day, 1443, and to have been elected ‘not11rius’ of the same monastery in 1455. The Works ascribed to him by Tanner are ‘Catalogue monasteriorum et castellorum in singulis Angliæ comitatibus, uti etiam in Scotia,’ and ‘Chronicon breve Regum Angliæ ab Arturo nd Henricum VI.’

[Tanner's Bibl. Brit. 112.]

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