Guillelmus de Rubruc, Willelmus de Rubruk, Willem van Ruysbroeck, Guillaume de Rubrouck, Rubruck
Date of Birth: Before 1215
Place of Birth: Rubrouck, near Cassel, France
Date of Death: Uncertain; late 13th century
Place of Death: Unknown
Most of our knowledge of William of Rubruck is based on the long letter he sent to King Louis IX in 1255, upon returning from the expedition to Mongolia with which the king had entrusted him.
Born in Rubruc…