Nicolas Tindal (November 25, 1688 - June 24, 1774) was a British scholar and translator active in the early - mid 18th century. Tindal was born in Plymouth, England, the son of a Rector and Vicar. He studied as Exeter College, Oxford, from which he received a degree in 1713. His most significant work is his English translation and continuation of Paul de Rapin's multi-volume History of England, bringing it currently to the reign of George II (1727 - 1760). Nonetheless, he also translated other historical texts and his contributions have since been recognized as foundational in the study of British history.