THOMAS WYKES, English chronicler, was a canon regular of Oseney Abbey, near Oxford.
His work is closely connected with the Oseney Annals, which are printed parallel with his work by Luard, but from 1258 to 1278 Wykes is an independent authority.
In 1129 Geoffrey appears at Oxford among the witnesses of an Oseney charter.
In 1222, in a synod held at Oseney, he promulgated a set of Constitutions still recognized as forming a part of the law of the English Church.
cartularye cartularies of the three main houses, Oseney, Eynsham, and St Frideswide's are retained in the Archive.
Most of the great monasteries had their official annalists, who produced such works as the Annals of Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Burton, Waverley, Dunstable, Bermondsey, Oseney, Winchester (see Annales Monastici, 5 vols., ed.