Herbert of Bosham


was born at Bosham, Sussex, and being a good scholar, was a manuzbus to Thomas a Becket, archbishop of Canterbury. He was present at the murder of that prelate, and wrote an account of it. Going over to Italy, he was by pope Alexander III made archbishop of Beneventum. and in December, 1178, created cardinal. The date of his death is unknown. See Fuller, Worthies of England (ed. Nuttall), 3:244.

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