Historical Chronicler in today's "Life of the Day"
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Higden, Ranulf (d. 1364), Benedictine monk and chronicler, appears to have
been a Cheshire man, although little is known about his life. According to a
colophon in one copy of his chronicle (Bodl. Oxf., MS Laud misc. 619) he
entered the abbey of St Werburgh, Chester, in 1299... (clink on link for the
rest of his story and a picture of him)