Regino of Prüm
- Yves Chartier
(b ?Altrip, nr Ludwigshafen, c842; d Trier, 915). German monk, historian, canonist and music theorist. A 17th-century annalist of Prüm, Heinrich Brandanum, asserted that Regino was born of ‘very noble parents’; he gave no birthdate, but it may be deduced from the date of his abbacy. Regino probably entered the Benedictine abbey of Prüm as a youth, where he received instruction under Abbot Markward, one of the most learned men of his time. In 885 he became provost (...