Higden

Higden
 
['hɪgdən], Higdon, Ranulf, englischer Geschichtsschreiber, ✝ Chester 12. 3. 1364; Benediktiner in der Abtei Saint Werburgh, Chester; verfasste neben exegetischen, homiletischen und anderen theologischen Werken, durch das Vorbild des Vinzenz von Beauvais beeinflusst, das »Polychronicon«, eine für die Geschichte Englands (besonders des 14. Jahrhunderts) wichtige Weltchronik.

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