Lambert of Ardres

Intro French twelfth century chronicler
Was Writer Historian
From France
Type Literature Social science
Gender male
Birth 1160
Death 1227 (aged 67 years)

Lambert of Ardres (c. 1160 – after 1203) was a French twelfth century chronicler. He was a parish priest at Ardres, and related to the Counts of Guînes. He wrote for that family a Historia comitum Ghisnensium, between 1194 and 1198. It is mixture of history and folklore. It also contains a contemporary description of a donjon.

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