Albert (Alberic, or Albricus)
Albert (Alberic, Or Albricus)
a French ecclesiastic, was canon OF Aix, in Provence, and died about 1120. He is the author of a History qf the First Crusade, from A.D. 1095 to 1120. Albert was not a witness of the exploits he records, but appears to have had recourse to information from others. Reinerius Reineccius first published it under the title of Chronicon Hierosolymitanum (Helmsthdt, 1584). It is printed by Bongars, as the work of Albert, in the Gesta Dei per F'rancos, i, 184. 'See Biog. Universelle, i, 419; Cave, list. Lit. ii, 206; Chalmers, Biog. Dict. sv.; Landon, Eccles. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.