Galbert of Bruges

Galbert of Bruges (Galbertus notarius Brugensis in Latin) was a Flemish cleric and chronicler. A resident of Bruges and a functionary in the administration of the count of Flanders, he is known for his day-by-day Latin account De multro, traditione et occisione gloriosi Karoli comitis Flandriarum of the events surrounding the murder of Count Charles the Good, in 1127 and its aftermath up through the accession of Thierry of Alsace in summer 1128.

Relief of the murder of Count Charles the Good, in 1127.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jeff Rider (translator). 2013. The Murder, Betrayal, and Slaughter of the Glorious Charles, Count of Flanders by Galbert of Bruges. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300152302.
  • Jeff Rider (editor). 1994. De multro, traditione, et occisione gloriosi Karoli comitis Flandriarum. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. ISBN 9782503043111.
  • Jeff Rider. 2001. God's Scribe: The Historiographical Art of Galbert of Bruges. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press. ISBN 0813210186.
  • Jeff Rider and Alan V. Murray (editors). 2009. Galbert of Bruges and the Historiography of Medieval Flanders. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press. ISBN 0813217199.
  • James Bruce Ross (translator) (2005), The murder of Charles the Good by Galbert of Bruges [first issued 1953]

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