The doorway of Malmesbury Church has eight arches, recessed one within the other.
This form of the story is preserved in Ethelwerd and in William of Malmesbury.
One of the best specimens of the kind stands in the market-place of old Malmesbury, hard by the ancient monastery there.
It is to him that the chronicler William of Malmesbury dedicated his work.
The sacred fabric was seized, and, according to William of Malmesbury, garrisoned as a fortress.
Moreover, Malmesbury's treaty contained its own death warrant.
But he hardly deserves the extravagant praise which is lavished upon him by William of Malmesbury.
The government acquiesced, and Malmesbury was sent over to Paris.
On a subsequent night Malmesbury again took the matter up, and challenged Aberdeen to give the name and produce his proof.
In William of Malmesbury they have grown into sixty thousand.