Anonymiana, Or, Ten Centuries of Observations on Various Authors and Subjects

Anonymiana, Or, Ten Centuries of Observations on Various Authors and Subjects

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ... An Devorniewis, ut idem sit, quod Dorobernensis 9 Sciscitor, quia etsijam in vivis esset Edmundus Cantuariensis, pro Archiepiscopo iamen tune temporis ob res suas turbatas minus liabendumfuisse, non defuerunt qui censuerint." But all this about Archbishop Edmund is entirely false; at least this author had no such idea; see him, p. 238, 240, where our Editor, for R. Cantuariensis Episcopus, emends it himself: "E. i. e. Edmnndus Cantuariensis Archiepiscopus" Edmund was as much Archbishop now as ever he was, and his see was by no means void, nor, perhaps, did any one ever imagine it was, Besides, who ever heard of Devormensis for Dorobernensis? But what is remarkable in the case, this author never uses the word Dorobernensis, or any other of that sound; but always Cantuariensis; Dorobernia in him meaning Dover; see p. 76. To be short; the see of Duresme was now vacant by the death of Richard Poore; and Devormensis, i. e. Deuarmensis, is the right reading, formed, though corruptly, from Duresme, or Dur&me, by following, not so much the orthography, as the sound.' LIT. Ecce iterum Crispinus! The Annals have, p. 67, in 1213, "Et Robertus... etHugo... et H... Prior de Dorseta, in Abbatem de Westmostre, electi sunt, et benedictionem consecuti." On which passage Mr. Hearne notes, "Omittitur apud Lelandum (Coll. vol. VI. p. 123) him proinde supplendum. Et tamen falli hie loci auctorem nostrum existimo, vel saltem pro Westmostre, sive Westminster, quid aliud reponendum esse. nowSfyos quis forsitan Wigmore ma lit. At nihil temere muto." On the word Dvrseta he remarks thus, "vide num pro Dorcestria?" In the first place, there is no omission of any Abbat by Dr. Browne Willis, in Leland's Collectanea, 1. c. for...show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236629930
  • 9781236629937