de Rebus Britannicis Collectanea, Cum Thomae Hearnii Praesatione Notis Et Indice Ad Editionem Primam. Ed. Altera

de Rebus Britannicis Collectanea, Cum Thomae Hearnii Praesatione Notis Et Indice Ad Editionem Primam. Ed. Altera

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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. 1774 edition. Excerpt: ...Abbey. From whence it is easy to. imagine what a great Ornament the Preservation of it would have been to this neat, pretty, and pleasant Town. What remains farther shall be touch'd upon under the Head of each respective Abbat. a Leland's Itw. Vol. II. p. 14. Ibid. VoL IX, p. 198. e Ibid. Vol. II, f. 13. d Ibid, t Ibid, Vol, VII. p. 64. / Lelandi Coll. T. I. p. 10. Vide quoque doctiflimi Hickcsii Diflertationem Epistolarem in Thesiuro Cao Sep- tentrionali editam, p. 1x9. j Chron. Sax. p. 114. k Dc Pfaes. pag. 454, f JtiijVol. II. p. 1,3. Abbats. 1. Heanus was the first Abbat here, viz. A. 675. He.died in the time of King Athelard, and was succeeded by 2. Conanus b, who is also called Cumanus. 3. Rethunus c occurrs Abbat next. A0. 814. he was according to Heylind, made Bishop of Dorchester. Godwin also notese that he was Bishop of this Place, but omitts this Circumstance of the time of his Advancement, tho' he tells '-s that he died Anno 851. which I look upon as a Mistake. This is certain that he was succeeded in his Abbatship by 4. Cinathus f, after whose Death, which fell out after the Year 831. the Monks forsook this Abbey, and it continued desolate and ruinous 'till the Year 954, when it was restored by the means of St. Dunstan, and 5. Ethelwold 8 was appointed Abbat in that Year. He was a great Benefactor to this Monastery, which n when given to him was but very small, and wanted many conveniencies j for which reason he clearly renew'd 1 and augmented it, at the same time digging and causing a Gut to coma out of the Isis by force to serve and purge the Offices of the Abbey. And it was at this time that the Workmen found divers strange Things and Tombs, and amongst k them a Cross with an Inscription, He built the Abbey Church, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236503414
  • 9781236503411