# Web Page About Brother Cadfael I am (re)reading the **Brother Cadfael** mysteries by Ellis Peters, the nom de plume of [Edith Pargeter](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Pargeter). Cadfael is a [Benedictine](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benedictine_monk) monk who solves murder-crimes in [Shrewsbury](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shrewsbury_Abbey) in 12th-century England and Wales. Here is a picture of the "Cadfael Window" at Shrewsbury Abbey: ![Cadfael Window](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f4/Shrewsbury_Abbey_-_Cadfael_stained_glass_window.jpg) Image by AndyScott, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons