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H. E. J. Cowdrey

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780199259601

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.001.0001

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The Last Years

The Last Years

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(p.217) 16 The Last Years
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Lanfranc
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H. E. J. COWDREY

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259601.003.0016

Lanfranc allegedly wished to die of some dysentery or fever, because these illnesses neither disturb the memory nor impair speech. His wish was fulfilled: he died of a fever, postponing medication until he made confession and received the viaticum. He died at Canterbury on May 28, 1089, and was buried in the nave of the cathedral, to the west of the choir screen. This chapter chronicles Lanfranc's last years prior to his death and burial, including his continued support of William Rufus who would be proclaimed King William II, and the trial of Bishop William of Saint-Calais for his involvement in the failed rebellion against the king.

Keywords:   Lanfranc, King William II, William of Saint-Calais, trial, death, burial, rebellion

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