Higden, Ranulf, -1364

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1280
Death 1364-03-12
Britons
Latin

Biographical notes:

Epithet: Benedictine monk and chronicler

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x0001c7

Ranulf Higden (circa 1280-1364) was a Benedictine monk of the monastery of St. Werberg in Chester, England. He wrote the Polychronicon, a universal history on a Biblical plan; over one hundred manuscript copies of this work survive.

From the description of Polychronicon, [14--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702203751

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Subjects:

  • World history--Early works to 1800
  • Middle Ages--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscripts, Renaissance--Specimens
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern
  • Geography
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)--Facsimiles
  • Geography--Early works to 1800
  • World history

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Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Jerusalem, Israel (as recorded)
  • Penrhos, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Palestine, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Llanbadarn Vawr, Cardiganshire (as recorded)
  • Llanfechell, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Belgium--Brussels (as recorded)
  • Llanconnws, Wales (as recorded)
  • Llanddausaint, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Anglesey, Wales (as recorded)
  • Detroit (Mich.) (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Llanflewyn, Denbighshire (as recorded)
  • Bodowen House, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Aberffraw, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Amlwch, Anglesey (as recorded)
  • Bodewyrd Bodyarn ? Chapel, Caernarvon (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Brynddu House, Wales (as recorded)