Famous People from the Cambridgeshire

Grimald, Nicholas (1519-1562)

Poet and playwright, born in Cambridgeshire. He studied at Oxford and Cambridge, became Ridley's chaplain, but recanted under Queen Mary I. He contributed 40 poems to Tottel's Songes and Sonettes (1557), known as Tottel's Miscellany, and translated Virgil and Cicero. He also wrote two Latin verse tragedies on religious subjects.

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