The flowers of history
especially such as relate to the affairs of Britain. From the beginning of the world to the year 1307 /
Collected by Matthew of Westminster. Tr. from the original by C.D. Yonge ...
|Main Author:||Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259,|
London, H. G. Bohn, 1853.
Great Britain > Great Britain / History > Great Britain / History / 13th century.
For a history of the work, cf. Dict. nat. biog. and the authorities to which it refers.
The 'Flores' was partly compiled and partly composed by varous writers at St. Alans and Westminster",--Dict. nat. biog.
Matthew of Westminster, "an imaginary name given to a supposed author of a chronicle called 'Flores historiarum'; it is affixed to a manuscript of the 'Flores', probably written early in the fifteenth century ...
The part covering the period from A. D. 1259 to A. D. 1307 is largely a contemporaneous record.
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