The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Hereford; Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, and Plans of That Edifice, with Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected with the Establishment

The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Hereford; Illustrated by a Series of Engravings of Views, Elevations, and Plans of That Edifice, with Biographical Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Connected with the Establishment

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...Extracted out of the authentic Records of his Canonization as to the most part. Anonymous, Matt. Paris, Capgrave, Harpsfield, and others. Collected by R. S. (Qy. Surius) S. I. at Gaut. Small 8vo. 1674. Dedicated to the Duke of Tuscany." "Dr. Stukeley saw a book of no little bulk at St. Omer's, containing an account of his miracles." Gough's " Topography," vol. i. p. 412. "The History and Antiquities of the City and Cathedral Church of Hereford, containing an Account of all the Inscriptions, Epitaphs, &c. upon the Tombs, Monuments, and Gravestones; with Lists of the principal Dignitaries; and an Appendix, consisting of several valuable original Papers," was published, if not compiled by Dr. Rawlinson. London, 1717, 8vo. (By a notice, in p. 23, of" the present Lord Chancellor," Harcourt, it is presumed that the volume was printed in 1713, as he was Chancellor only that year.) The Appendix contains the obits of several benefactors to this Cathedral, transcribed from a folio MlS. missal secundum usum Hereford, written about the reign of Edward III., and seventy-one charters or grants of lands to this church, from a Bodleian MS. and dated 1510. Some years after it came out it was attacked "in a most ungenerous manner by a member of this church, in a very warm and angry preface to a sermon preached in Landaff Cathedral, fathering it on Browne Willis, with some uncharitable reflections." In the account of this Church in his " Survey of the Cathedrals," &c. 1727, p. 500, Mr. Willis disclaims all concern in the book, and gives the author of the sermon a sharp castigation. The new edition of Dugdale's "Monasticon Anglicanum," vol. vi. by Caley, Ellis, and Bandinel, contains...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566564
  • 9781236566560