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(various forms, including Aelred, Aethelred, Ethelred; ca. 1109/10–1167). “Bernard of the North.” b. Hexham, Northumberland, Eng.; Cistercian; abbot Revesby 1143, Rievaulx 1147. Works include a life of Edward the Confesor (ca. 1002–66; b. Oxfordshire, Eng.; king 1042, crowned 1043); Speculum caritatis; De spiri tuali amicitia.

The Life of Ailred of Rivaulx by Walter Daniel, ed. and tr. F. M. Powicke (London, 1950); MPL 195, 195–798.

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