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Source name: BL Mariale 1
Short title: Abbot Leofric of Chertsey
Poncelet Number: 1455 - Quidam monachus fuit Westmonasterio, Leuricus nomine, qui
Reference numbers: book3 no.15
Foliation in source: f. 142
Incipit: Quidam monachus fuit Westmonasterio, Leuricus nomine, qui
Notes: There is no record of any Abbot Leofric of Chertsey (II, 617).
Summary: Story told to the author by Aedric, Prior of Chertsey, how Lefricus, a monk of Westminster, was made Abbot of Chertsey; how, at the desire of the Chertsey monks, he was removed by the king to Holm; how he returned to Chertsey, and was soon afterwards attacked by a fatal illness; and how the grace of the Virgin restored him sufficiently to receive the sacrament before he died (II, 617).