William Of Newburgh
WILLIAM OF NEWBURGH, born about 1136, was a canon of Newburgh in the North Riding of Yorkshire, and author of a valuable chronicle of English affairs from the Norman Conquest to 1197. He calls himself Gulielmus Parvus, and is frequently referred to as William Petyt or Little. His work (Gu/ichni _Yeubrifiensis RCVUM Anglicarum 1'.) was edited by Silvius at Antwerp in 1567 and by Hearne at Oxford in 1719 (3 vols. 8vo) ; the latest edition is that by H. C. Hamilton for the English Historical Society (Ilistoria Remit nglicarumlrillelini Parvi, .'1' . D Ordinis Sancti Augitstini Canonici Regularis in Cosnobio B. Marhe de Novoburgo in Agra Eboracensi, 2 vols., 1856).