Chronica Majora (Google eBook)

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Longman & Company, 1872 - Great Britain
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Page 10 - FASCICULI ZIZANIORUM MAGISTRI JOHANNIS WYCLIF CUM TRITICO. Ascribed to THOMAS NETTER, of WALDEN, Provincial of the Carmelite Order in England, and Confessor to King Henry the Fifth. Edited by the Rev. WW SHIRLEY, MA, Tutor and late Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford.
Page 12 - Spain in the year 1505 touching the succession to the Crown of Castile, and a project of marriage between Henry VII. and the Queen of Naples ; and (4) an account of Philip of Castile's reception in England in 1506.
Page 30 - Bretons, and quartering them on his subjects, " each accord" ing to the measure of his land," for the purpose of resisting the invasion of Cnut, King of Denmark, which was apprehended. The commissioners appointed to make the survey were to inquire the name of each place ; who held it in the time of King Edward the Confessor ; the present possessor ; how many hides were in the manor ; how many ploughs were in...
Page 11 - THE CRONICLIS OF SCOTLAND ; or, A Metrical Version of the History of Hector Boece ; by WILLIAM STEWART. Vols.
Page 16 - Walsingham's work is printed from MS. VII. in the Arundel Collection in the College of Arms, London, a manuscript of the fifteenth century, collated with MS. 13 E. IX. in the King's Library, in the British Museum, and MS. VII. in the Parker Collection of Manuscripts at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge In the third volume is a Chronicle of English History...
Page 11 - MONASTERII S. AUGUSTINI CANTUARIENSIS, by THOMAS OF ELMHAM, formerly Monk and Treasurer of that Foundation. Edited by CHARLES HARDWICK, MA, Fellow of St. Catharine's Hall, and Christian Advocate in the University of Cambridge.
Page 9 - ... that the editions of the works of our ancient historians were inconvenient and defective ; that many of their writings still remained in manuscript, and, in some cases, in a single copy only. They added, " that an " uniform and convenient edition of the whole, published under His Majesty 's " royal sanction, would be an undertaking honourable to His Majesty's reign, " and conducive to the advancement of historical and constitutional know...
Page 14 - The earlier portion appears to be taken from an Irish Chronicle, which "was also used by Tigernach, and by the compiler of the Annals of Ulster. During its first century it contains scarcely anything relating to Britain, the earliest direct concurrence with English history is relative to the mission of Augustine.
Page 31 - The first Part extends from William the Conqueror to Henry VII., and contains autographs of the kings of England, as well as of many other illustrious personages famous in history, and some interesting charters, letters patent, and state papers. The second Part, for the reigns of Henry VIII. and Edward VI., consists principally of holograph letters and autographs of kings, princes, statesmen, and other persons of great historical interest, who lived during those reigns. The third Part contains similar...
Page 28 - HISTORICAL NOTES RELATIVE TO THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND ; from the Accession of Henry VIII. to the Death of Queen Anne (1509 — 1714).

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