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John of Salisbury

Author, Diplomat (c. 1120 — 25-Oct-1180)


R. W. Dyson. Normative Theories of Society and Government in Five Medieval Thinkers: St. Augustine, John of Salisbury, Giles of Rome, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Marsilius of Padua. Edwin Mellen Press. 2003. 314pp.

Cary J. Nederman. John of Salisbury. Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 2005. 100pp.

Clement C. J. Webb. John of Salisbury. Methuen. 1932. 186pp.

Michael Wilks (editor). The World of John of Salisbury. Basil Blackwell. 1984. 469pp. For the Ecclesiastical History Society.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.787)

  6. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.212)

  7. British Authors Before 1800 (p.292)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.262)

  9. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.280)

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