Famous People from the Cambridgeshire

Paris, Matthew (c. 1200-1259)

English chronicler and Benedictine monk. He entered the monastery at St Albans, Hertfordshire in 1217, and became abbey chronicler there in 1236. His main work is the Chronica majora, the fullest available account of events in England between 1236 and 1259, and which also included interesting details of many other European countries. He is especially famous for his maps and drawings. .

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