2017-07-30T01:40:03+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Henry of Huntingdon, Ralph de Diceto, Layamon, Walter of Guisborough, Robert Fabyan, John of Worcester, John of Hexham, Richard of Hexham, Adam Murimuth, Symeon of Durham, William of Malmesbury, Raphael Holinshed, Ralph of Coggeshall, Adam of Eynsham, John Brereton, John Brett (chronicler), Edward Hall, Richard of Devizes, Benedict Biscop, William Worcester, Monk of Malmesbury, Nicholas Trivet, Bernard André, Geoffrey Gaimar, George Best (chronicler), Roger of Wendover, Stephen Eyton, Robert of Gloucester (historian), Robert Bale (chronicler), Robert Mannyng, Jocelyn de Brakelond, Thomas Sprott (chronicler), Tony Capstick, Charles Wriothesley, Edmund Howes, Edmund of Hadenham, Hugh Candidus flashcards
English chroniclers

English chroniclers

  • Henry of Huntingdon
    For Earl Henry, father of two Scottish kings, see Henry of Scotland, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon Henry of Huntingdon (c. 1088 – c. 1157), the son of a canon in the diocese of Lincoln, was a 12th-century English historian, the author of a history of England, the Historia Anglorum, "the most important Anglo-Norman historian to emerge from the secular clergy".
  • Ralph de Diceto
    Ralph de Diceto (d. c. 1202) was archdeacon of Middlesex, dean of St Paul's Cathedral (from c. 1180), and author of two chronicles, the Abbreviationes chronicorum and the Ymagines historiarum.
  • Layamon
    Layamon or Laghamon (US /ˈleɪəmən/; [ˈlaɣamon]) - spelled Laȝamon or Laȝamonn in his time, occasionally written Lawman - was a poet of the late 12th/early 13th century and author of the Brut, a notable work that was the first to present the legends of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in English poetry.
  • Walter of Guisborough
    Walter of Guisborough was a canon regular of the Augustinian Gisborough Priory, Yorkshire and English chronicler of the fourteenth century.
  • Robert Fabyan
    Robert Fabyan (died c.1512) was a London draper, Sheriff and Alderman, and author of Fabyan's Chronicle.
  • John of Worcester
    John of Worcester (died c. 1140) was an English monk and chronicler who worked at Worcester Priory.
  • John of Hexham
    John of Hexham (c. 1160–1209) was an English chronicler, known to us merely as the author of a work called the Historia XXV.
  • Richard of Hexham
    Richard of Hexham (fl. 1141) was an English chronicler.
  • Adam Murimuth
    Adam Murimuth (c. 1274 – 1347) was an English ecclesiastic and chronicler.
  • Symeon of Durham
    Symeon (or Simeon) of Durham (died after 1129) was an English chronicler and a monk of Durham Priory.
  • William of Malmesbury
    William of Malmesbury (Latin: Willelmus Malmesbiriensis; c. 1095 – c. 1143) was the foremost English historian of the 12th century.
  • Raphael Holinshed
    Raphael Holinshed (1529–1580;/ˈhɒlɪnzhɛd/) was an English chronicler, whose work, commonly known as Holinshed's Chronicles, was one of the major sources used by William Shakespeare for a number of his plays.
  • Ralph of Coggeshall
    Ralph of Coggeshall (died after 1227), English chronicler, was at first a monk and afterwards sixth abbot (1207–1218) of Coggeshall, an Essex foundation of the Cistercian order.
  • Adam of Eynsham
    Adam of Eynsham, O.
  • John Brereton
    John Brereton (ca. 1571/1572 - ca. 1632) was a gentleman adventurer and chronicler of the 1602 voyage to the New World led by Bartholomew Gosnold.
  • John Brett (chronicler)
    John Brett (fl. 1556) was a messenger for Mary I of England when she tried to have the Marian exiles returned to England.
  • Edward Hall
    Edward Hall or Halle (1497–1547), was an English lawyer, Member of Parliament, and historian, best known for his The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancastre and Yorke, commonly known as Hall's Chronicle.
  • Richard of Devizes
    Richard of Devizes (fl. late 12th century), English chronicler, was a monk of St Swithin's house at Winchester.
  • Benedict Biscop
    Benedict Biscop (c. 628 – 690), also known as Biscop Baducing, was an Anglo-Saxon abbot and founder of Monkwearmouth-Jarrow Priory (where he also founded the famous library) and was considered a saint after his death.
  • William Worcester
    William Worcester or William of Worcester (c. 1415– c. 1482) was an English chronicler and antiquary.
  • Monk of Malmesbury
    The Monk of Malmesbury is the supposed author of a chronicle among the Cottonian manuscripts in the British Museum.
  • Nicholas Trivet
    Nicholas Trivet (or Trevet, as he himself wrote) (c. 1257 – c. 1334) was an English Anglo-Norman chronicler.
  • Bernard André
    Bernard André, O.
  • Geoffrey Gaimar
    Geoffrey Gaimar (flourished 1136-37) was an Anglo-Norman chronicler.
  • George Best (chronicler)
    George Best (died 1584) was a member of the second and third Martin Frobisher voyages in positions of importance; as Frobisher's lieutenant on the second and as captain of the Anne Francis on the third.
  • Roger of Wendover
    Roger of Wendover (died 6 May 1236), probably a native of Wendover in Buckinghamshire, was an English chronicler of the 13th century.
  • Stephen Eyton
    Stephen Eyton or Edon (fl. 1320?), was an English chronicler.
  • Robert of Gloucester (historian)
    Robert of Gloucester (fl. c. 1260 – c. 1300) wrote a chronicle of British, English, and Norman history sometime in the mid- or late-thirteenth century.
  • Robert Bale (chronicler)
    Robert Bale (fl. 1461), was a medieval English chronicler.
  • Robert Mannyng
    Robert Mannyng (or Robert de Brunne) (c. 1275 – c. 1338) was an English chronicler and Gilbertine monk.
  • Jocelyn de Brakelond
    Jocelyn de Brakelond or Jocelin de Brakelonde was an English monk and the author of a chronicle narrating the fortunes of the monastery of Bury St.
  • Thomas Sprott (chronicler)
    Thomas Sprott or Spott (fl. 1292) was an English Benedictine chronicler, a monk of St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury.
  • Tony Capstick
    Joseph Anthony "Tony" Capstick (27 July 1944 – 23 October 2003) was an English comedian, actor, musician and broadcaster.
  • Charles Wriothesley
    Charles Wriothesley (/ˈraɪəθsli/ REYE-əths-lee; 8 May 1508 – 25 January 1562) was a long-serving officer of arms at the College of Arms in London.
  • Edmund Howes
    Edmund Howes (fl. 1607–1631), was an English chronicler.
  • Edmund of Hadenham
    Edmund of Hadenham (fl. 1307), was an English chronicler.
  • Hugh Candidus
    Hugh Candidus (c. 1095 – c. 1160) was a monk of the Benedictine monastery at Peterborough, who wrote a Medieval Latin account of its history, from its foundation as Medeshamstede in the mid 7th century up to the mid 12th century.