Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century Volume 5

Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...the Rev. William Iloinaine, and published this Concordance in 4 volumes folio, 1747. Before he was 20, Mr. Mores published, in 4to, 1748, Nomina et Insignia gentilitia Nobilium Equitumque sub Edvardoprimo rege militantium; the oldest treasure, as he styles it, of our Nobility after Domesday and the Black Book of the Exchequer. He had also printed, except notes and preface, a new edition, in 8vo, of Dionysius Halicarnassensis de claris Rhetoribus, with vignettes engraved by Green, the few copies of which were sold after his death. in his son's history of the parish, p. 58; but from a perusal of several of his original letters to Mr. Strype, a man of a quiet, humane, and meek disposition, with whom Mr. Mores had disputes j and from his own letters his boisterous awl wrangling nature may easily be discovered. He married the sister of Mr. Windsor, an eminent undertaker, in Union-court, Broad-street. His father was Edward Mores of Great Coxwell, in the county of Berks j where his grandfather Francis died, and is buried in the chancel; on the South wall of which the following epitaph is erected to his and his wife's memory: Here lith the body of Margaret the loveing wife of Francis Mores of Great Coxwell Gentleman. Shoe wase the mother of ten children, viz. four sonns, six daughters, and the two and twenty child of Francis Moore of Clanfield in the county of Oxford, esq. and of Mary his wife. She deceased this life in hope of a better the eleventh day of September in the yeare of our Lord God 1675. Mr. Mores had made a few collections for a history of this school, and lists of persons educated there. A view of it was engraved by Mynde, in 1756, for Maitland's edition of Stowe's Survey, 1756, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236779479
  • 9781236779472