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Albert von Aschach
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[von Waldkirchen]

1283-1345. Austria. Dedicatee of the Annales canoniae, and author of a continuation of these.

Albert von Aschach, also known as Albert von Waldkirchen or Albert, Pfarrer zu Waldkirchen, was an Augustinian canon from the monastery of St. Florian in Upper Austria (diocese of Passau), who recorded his own birthdate as 29 September 1283. He enrolled at the monastery school at St. Florian in 1296, served the provost from 1305, and was ordained as a priest in 1318. While we know the dates of his pa…

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Oberlin, Adam, “Albert von Aschach”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 05 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001455>
First published online: 2016

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