Tag: Matthew Paris
A Glimpse of 13th Century London Through Matthew Paris’s Eyes
Another image to share. This one still and far older than the video I posted yesterday.
Here for your enjoyment is A drawing of London by the chronicler Matthew Paris from his Historia Anglorum, Chronica majora, Part III; Continuation of Chronica maiora. This manuscript is now in the collection of the British Library.
This sketch is believed to have been executed between 1250 and 1259.