Matthew Paris

Self-portrait of Matthew Paris from the original manuscript of his ''Historia Anglorum'' (London, [[British Library Matthew Paris, known as Matthew of Paris (Latin: ''Matthæus Parisiensis'', "Matthew the Parisian"; c. 1200 – 1259), was a Benedictine monk, English chronicler, artist in illuminated manuscripts and cartographer, based at St Albans Abbey in Hertfordshire. He wrote a number of works, mostly historical, which he scribed and illuminated himself, typically in drawings partly coloured with watercolour washes, sometimes called "tinted drawings". Some were written in Latin, some in Anglo-Norman or French verse.

His ''Chronica Majora'' is an oft-cited source, though modern historians recognise that Paris was not always reliable. He tended to glorify Emperor Frederick II and denigrate the Pope. However, in his ''Historia Anglorum'', Paris displays a highly negative view of Frederick, going as far as to describe him as a "tyrant" who "committed disgraceful crimes". Provided by Wikipedia
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1890
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Flores historiarum....
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1886
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Flores historiarum. Rogeri de Wendover Liber qui dicitur Flores...
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1968
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Chronica majora. English. English history from the year 1235 to 1273....
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1889
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Matthew Paris's English history....
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1964
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Matthaei Parisiensis, monachi Sancti Albani....
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1872
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Matthæi Parisiensis, monachi Sancti Albani, Chronica majora....
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by Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259.
Published 1876
...Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259. Vie de Seint Auban....
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Published 1882
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