Richard of Devizes
Richard Of Devizes was a monk of the priory of St. Swithun, at Winchester, in the 12th century, who wrote a history of the first years of the reign of Richard I — 1189-92: — Chronicon Ricardi Divisiensis de Rebus Gestis Ricardi Primi Regis Anglioe (Lond. 1838, 8vo): — also Richard of Cirencester's Description of Britain; translated and edited by J. Giles (Lond. 1841, 8vo): — Chronicles of the Crusades (1848, sm. 8vo). See Wright, Biog. Brit. Lit. etc.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.