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  Notes and References

  l "Opulent Aquitaine"

  1. Chroniques des eglises d'Anjou.

  2 . For the history of the Counts of Poitou and Dukes of Aquitaine, and in particular for the life of William IX, see Ordericus Vitalis; see also Alfred Richard, Histoire des dues et des comtes de Poitou, which draws heavily on original sources (hereafter referred to as Richard).

  3. Gervase of Canterbury.

  4. Chroniques des comtes d'Anjou.

  5. William of Malmesbury.

  6. Ibid.

  7. Ordericus Vitalis.

  8. Thanks to the endowments of wealthy benefactors, d'Arbrissel was able to establish daughter-houses and -cells elsewhere.

  9. William of Malmesbury.

  10. Giraldus Cambrensis.

  11. William of Malmesbury.

  12. Ibid.

 
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