A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum; With Indexes of Persons, Places, and Matters

A Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum; With Indexes of Persons, Places, and Matters

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...of his brother Thomas 8.: his wife. Imperf. 6. 5. John Stowes Petition to the Lord Mayor 8: Alder men of London, to settle an annual pension upon him, in consideration of his Charges in printing his Summaries, &e. wherein he has recorded the-Acts or worthy Citizens.-8. 6. Certain ltistotical Notes, written by John Stowe. 8. b. 7. John Stowes Petition (partly as above, N" 5.) desiring therefore, to have the benefitt accruing by the sadmiflion of two men to the Freedome of the City. 8. Printed Declaration of K. James 1. shewing thatghe had given his royal benevolence to John Stowe, in reeompense of his painful labours; and had also authorised him by Patent under his Great Seale, bearing date, 8th March, A. D. 1603. to collect the voluntarie contribution 8: kind gratuities of his loving subjects. 1o. 9. Draught of Richard Graftons Complaint against John Stowe; with Stowe's remarks thereupon written in the margin Herein Grafton aflsierts, that he composed the greatest part of Halles Chronicle, contenting himselfe with the paynes, yealding unto Halle the prayse, &e. 11. 1o. John Stowes Vindication of himself, against the aspersions of Richard Grafton. 1 2. II. Of the Castell of Wyndsore, written by John Stowe.-13. 51. 12. Note concerning Sampson abbat of Burie St. Edmunds, and of the Knights Fees held of him, &e. written by Mr Stowe. 14. 13. The Aunswere of Adam de Orletone sometyme Bushoppe of Worcester (q. if not, Hereforde P) nowe the electe of Winchester, to the Appele exhibited againste him A. D. 1334. (written, partly by J. Stowe.) 15. 14.' Historieal Notes written by John Stowe. 16. 15; The Copy of eertayne Articlcs set downe by Lenard Ramsey, prcehed 8: tawght secretly by one ' 1 Geyton, (written by Mr. Stow.) 17. b. 17. Other...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528832
  • 9781236528834