Arnold (or Arnald) of Verdala
Arnold (or Arnald) of Verdala bishop of Maguelonne, in Languedoc, was also a historian. He applied himself with-ardor 'to the study of civil and canonical law, and afterwards had charge of repressing the Albigenses, who troubled the southern part of France. Pope Benedict XII conferred upon him on this occasion, in token of his approbation, the title Jurum ac rerunm personarum reformator for the province of Narbonne. He also went in behalf of the same pontiff as ambassador to the emperor Louis IV of Bavaria, which mission ,he honorably fulfilled. He died in 1351. He wrote, Episcoporum Magalone Insusce Series, from 770 to 1333. This work appeared for the first time in the; first vol. of Labbe, Nova Bibliotheca MSS. p. 796. See: Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.