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Gutolf of Heiligenkreuz
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[Gutolfus de Sancta Cruce]

13th century. Austria. A highly learned and productive monastic writer documented in charters from 1265, 1267, 1284, and 1285 as a monk at the Cistercian monastery of Heiligenkreuz (Lower Austria), during which time he was also spiritual advisor of the Cistercian nunnery of St. Niklas, Vienna. He maintained a lifetime relationship with the Augustinian canonry of St. Florian (Upper Austria), especially with the recluse St. Wilbirgis. Wilbirgis' biographer Einwik, canon and …

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Lutter, Christina, “Gutolf of Heiligenkreuz”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001399>
First published online: 2016

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