Who was the medieval author who addressed readers 1000 years in the future?

Who was the medieval author who addressed readers 1000 years in the future?

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I'm trying to remember the author of a quotation, where the author addresses the reader in the far future. It's says something like "if you are reading this in 100 or perhaps 1000 years I hope the reader forgives me my foibles". I think it's in the epilogue of the book.

I thought it was Henry of Huntingdon or Gerald of Wales but cannot find anything like that. Probably a British medieval author, but I'm starting to wonder if I've totally misremembered.

Anyone have any idea? Thanks!

You're thinking of Henry of Huntingdon, a 12th century historian. The quote begins, "Now I speak to you who will be living in the third millennium… "

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  1. Carter

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