Geoffrey of Coldingham
Geoffrey Of Coldingham an ecclesiastical Anglo-Norman historian, lived at the commencement of the 13th century. A monk at Durham, he obtained the position of sacristan in the priory of Coldingham, in Scotland. He wrote A Short History of the Church of Durham, from 1152 to 1214, which work was first published by Wharton. Raine has given a more complete edition in his Historiae Dunelmensis Scriptores Tres (1839). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.