English chronicler and Benedictine monkwd:Q770348
1280 or 1299
1364 or 1360
country of citizenship: Kingdom of England
languages spoken, written or signed: Latin
occupation: monk, writer, historian
Ranulf Higden or Higdon (c. 1280 – 12 March 1364) was an English chronicler and a Benedictine monk of the monastery of St. Werburgh in Chester.
He is believed to have been born in the West of England, taken the monastic vow (Benedictine) at Chester in 1299, and travelled over the north of England.
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