Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third, Edição 14

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Alfred John Horwood, Luke Owen Pike
Longman, 1888
 

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Página 27 - HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS COMMISSION. REPORTS OF THE ROYAL COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE WHAT PAPERS AND MANUSCRIPTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE FAMILIES AND INSTITUTIONS ARE EXTANT WHICH WOULD BE OF UTILITY IN THE ILLUSTRATION OF HISTORY, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, SCIENCE AND GENERAL LITERATURE. Date. 1870 (Beprintcd 1874.) 1871 1872 (Reprinted 1895.' 1873 FIRST REPORT, WITH APPENDIX Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Cambridge Colleges ; Abingdon and other Corporations, &c. SCOTLAND. Advocates' Library,...
Página 28 - ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Oxford and Cambridge Colleges ; Lambeth Palace; Black Book of the Archdeacon of Canterbury ; Bridport, Wallingford, and other Corporations ; Lord Leconfield, Sir Reginald Graham, Sir Henry Ingilby, &c. SCOTLAND. Duke of Argyll, Earl of Moray, &c. IRKLAND. Marquis of Ormonde. DITTO. PART II. INDEX SEVENTH REPORT, WITH APPENDIX. PART I.
Página 12 - Giraldus himself states that truth was not his main object, and that he compiled the work for the purpose of sounding the praises of Henry the Second. Elsewhere, however, he declares that he had stated nothing in the Topographia of the truth of which he was not well assured, either by his own eyesight or by the testimony, with all diligence elicited, of the most trustworthy and authentic men in the country ; that though he did not put just the same full faith in their reports...
Página 13 - There are at present six independent manuscripts of the Saxon Chronicle, ending in different years, and written in different parts of the country. In this edition, the text of each manuscript is printed in columns on the same page...
Página 12 - Wales by restoring the see of St. Davids to its ancient primacy. His works are of a very miscellaneous nature, both in prose and verse, and are remarkable chiefly for the racy and original anecdotes which they contain relating to contemporaries. He is the only Welsh writer of any importance who has contributed so much to the mediaeval literature of this country, or assumed, in consequence of his nationality, so free and independent a tone.
Página 25 - 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...
Página 9 - and conducive to the advancement of historical and constitutional know" ledge ; that the House therefore humbly besought His Majesty, that He "' would be graciously pleased to give such directions as His Majesty, in His " wisdom, might think fit, for the publication of a complete edition of the " ancient historians of this realm, and assured His Majesty that whatever " expense might be necessary for this purpose would be made good.
Página 17 - From 1148 to 1169 — a very valuable portion of this work — the matter is derived from another source, to which Hoveden appears to have supplied little, and not always judiciously. From 1170 to 1192 is the portion which corresponds with the Chronicle known under the name of Benedict of Peterborough (see No. 49) ; but it is not a copy, being sometimes an abridgment, at others a paraphrase...
Página 28 - Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords; Oxford and Cambridge Colleges ; Dean and Chapter of Canterbury ; Rye, Lydd, and other Corporations, Duke of Sutherland, Marquis of Lansdowne, Reginald Cholmondeley, Esq., &c. SCOTLAND. Earl of Aberdeen, &c.
Página 9 - Eolls had in view was to form a corpus historicum within reasonable limits, and which should be as complete as possible. In a subject of so vast a range, it was important that the historical student should be able to select such volumes as conformed with his own peculiar tastes and studies, and not be put to the expense of purchasing the whole collection ; an inconvenience inseparable from any other plan than that which has been in this instance adopted.