Materials for the History of Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (canonized by Pope Alexander III., A.D. 1173).

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James Craigie Robertson, Joseph Brigstocke Sheppard
Longman, 1885
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Page 623 - Office, of those formerly in the State Paper Office, in the British Museum, the Libraries of Oxford and Cambridge, and other Public Libraries ; and of all letters that have appeared in print in the works of Burnet, Strype, and others. Whatever authentic original material exists in England relative to the religious, political, parliamentary, or social history of the country during the reign of Henry VIII., whether despatches of ambassadors, or proceedings of the army, navy, treasury, or ordnance,...
Page 621 - December 1855, he stated to the Lords of the Treasury that although " the Records, State Papers, and Documents in his charge constitute the most " complete and perfect series of their kind in the civilized world," and although " they are of the greatest value in a historical and constitutional " point of view, yet they are comparatively useless to the public, from the " want of proper Calendars and Indexes.
Page 622 - II., the Scottish Series, of the Reign of Elizabeth, 1589-1603 ; an Appendix to the Scottish Series, 15431592; and the State Papers relating to Mary Queen of Scots during her Detention in England, 1568-1587.

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