- Ealhwine Flaccus, a.d. 735–804, English theologian and scholar: teacher and adviser of Charlemagne.
Also called Albinus.
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Charlemagne established the "School of the Palace," and placed Alcuin at its head.
Among his instructors was Alcuin of England, the most celebrated teacher of his time.
The emperor was always desirous of being known as the pupil of Alcuin.A Source Book for Mediaeval History
Oliver J. Thatcher
Alcuin in one of his letters uses the phrase 'imperium Christianum.'
Alcuin and Talleyrand are not more unlike than are their masters.
- 735–804 ad, English scholar and theologian; friend and adviser of Charlemagne
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