Alured of Beverley

Alured of Beverley

Alredus, or Alfred of Beverley, English chronicler, was sacristan of the church of Beverley in the first half of the 12th century.

He wrote, apparently about the year 1143, a chronicle entitled "Annales sive Historia de gestis regum Britanniae", which begins with Brutus and carries the history of England down to 1129.

Geoffrey of Monmouth and Simeon of Durham are Alured's chief sources.

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