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Eadmer or Edmur.—Benedictine monk and English writer of the twelfth century. Disciple, friend, then director, by order of Pope Urban II., of St. Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury. Having been named Bishop of St. Andrew in Scotland, he soon renounced this dignity.
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Eadmer (Or Edmer) (c. 1055–1128)British historian and theologian; traveling companion of Anselm, archbishop of CanterburyEadmer was educated in Christ Church Monastery, Canterbury (England), and learned to think deeply as a theologian from Anselm, who was also abbot of that monastery. Eadmer’s books