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By Jean Truax

In addition to being a prolific religious author and the abbot of the most desirable Cistercian monastery in northern England, Aelred of Rievaulx someway came upon the time and the stamina to go back and forth broadly in the course of the Anglo-Norman realm, performing as a mediator, an issue solver, and an adviser to kings. His profession spanned the bothered years of the civil struggle among King Stephen and the Empress Matilda and reached its zenith through the early years of the reign of Henry II. during this paintings, Jean Truax makes a speciality of the general public profession of Aelred of Rievaulx, putting him in his old context, deepening the reader’s knowing of his paintings, and casting extra mild on his underappreciated position as baby-kisser, mediator, and negotiator outdoors his abbey’s walls.

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