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Waldef (Waltheof), abbot of Melrose

1. Jocelin of Furness’ description of Waldef in his Life of the holy man, see G. J. McFadden, ‘An edition and translation of the Life of Waldef, Abbot of Melrose, by Jocelin of Furness’, Ph.D. thesis (University of Columbia, 1952), bk. I: 15 (pp. 259-260).
2. See D. Baker, ‘Legend and reality: the case of Waldef of Melrose’, in Studies in Church History 12, ed. D. Baker (Oxford, 1975), pp. 59-82.
3. Jocelin of Furness, Life of Waldef, ed. and tr. McFadden, bk. I, ch. 2: 11 (p. 215).
4. Jocelin of Furness, Life of Waldef, tr. McFadden, bk I, ch. 11: 34 (p. 240).
5. See Burton, ‘Kirkham Priory’, pp. 10-11; quote taken from Jocelin of Furness’ Life of Waldef, ch. 25: 89 (p. 309 of McFadden’s translation, see note 2 for details).
6. Jocelin of Furness, Life of Waldef, ch. 26: 91(p. 312).
7. For a translation of this life, see G. J. McFadden’s edition (details in note 2 above).

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