A Biographical, Historical and Chronological Dictionary; Containing Accurate Accounts of the Lives, Characters, and Actions, of the Most Eminent Persons of All Ages and All Countries Including the Revolutions of States, and the

A Biographical, Historical and Chronological Dictionary; Containing Accurate Accounts of the Lives, Characters, and Actions, of the Most Eminent Persons of All Ages and All Countries Including the Revolutions of States, and the

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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. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...of Arrajjon, and the history of Edward IV.--Nicholson s Hist. Library. Hackaixt (John), a Dutch painter, was born at Amsterdam about 1635. His landscapes are beautiful.--Houbraten. Hack Et (William), a fanatic in the reign ef Elizabeth, who, after leading a Uccje turns life, suddenly pretended to be a prophet, and associated with two others, named Goppinger and Arthington. Hacket called himself sole monarch of Europe, and the son of God, for which he was executed in 1.592--Camden i Hiit. of Eli-z. Hacke r (John), an English prelate, was born in London, in 1592, and educated at Trinity college, Cambridge, of which he was chosen fellow. Archbishop Williams became his patron, and in return he wrote that prelate's Life. In 1628 he was made archdeacon of Bedford, after which he obtained a rcsidentiaryship of St. Paul's, but the civil wars deprived him of his places. At the Restoration he was made bishop of Litchfield and Coventry, the cathedral of which he repaired at a great expence. He died in 1G70. He has a volume of sermons in print.--Life by Dr. Plume. Hackspan (Theodore), a Lutheran divine, who was deeply versed in oriental learning. He was professor at Altorf, and died in 16,59. His works are: MiscellanconimSacrorumLib. ii; NotsePhilologicoTkrologicas in rariora et difficiliora Vet. & Nov. Test-Loca, 3 vols.; Observationcs Arabico-Syriacse in quxdam Iasca Veteris et Novi Testamenti, 4to.; SpecimenTheologix Talmudicae, &c.--Moreri. Haddock (sir Richard), a gallant English admiral, who distinguished himself in the reigns of Charles II. and James II. He died in 1714.--Campbell. Habdon (Walter), a learned Englishman was!orn in Buckinghamshire) in 1516, and educated at Eton school, Irom whence he was seiu to King's college. Cambridge where h...show more

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  • Paperback | 882 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 44mm | 1,542g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598636
  • 9781236598639