Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Alexander of Canterbury

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ALEXANDER of Canterbury (fl. 1120?), a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, is known as the author of a work, ‘Dicta Anselmi archiepiscopi,’ which has been also ascribed to Eadmer. He was employed as a messenger from the Countess Matilda to St. Anselm, and was sent by St. Anselm to Pope Paschal II for his instruction on various points.

[Epistolæ S. Anselmi, lib. iv. ep. 37; Papæ Paschal. 90; Tanner's Bibliothec. p. 29.]

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