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A complete history of England: with the lives of all the kings and queens thereof; from the earliest account of time, to the death of His late Majesty King William III. Containing a faithful relation of all affairs of state, ecclesiastical and civil. The whole illustrated with large and useful notes, taken from divers manuscripts, and other good authors: and effiges of the kings and queens ... with alphabetical indexes.

Publication:
London, Printed for B. Aylmer [etc.] 1706.
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Book
3 v. 28 port (incl. fronts., v. 1) 39 cm.
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Subjects:
Great Britain -- History.
Contents:
v. 1. I. The history of Britain to William the Conqueror, by John Milton.
II. From the conquest to the end of King Edward II., by Samuel Daniel.
III. The reigns of King Richard II., King Henry IV., V., and VI., all new writ in Mr. Daniel's method.-IV. The reign of King Edward IV., by John Habington.
V. The lives of King Edward V. and Richard III., by Sir Thomas More, translated from the Latin original.
VI. The life of King Richard III., by George Buck.
VII. The life of Henry VII., by Francis, lord Bacon.
v. 2. I. The history of King Henry VIII., written by Edward, lord Herbert of Cherbury.
II. The life of King Edward VI., by Sir John Hayward.
III. The life of Queen Mary, written in Latin by Francis Godwin, lord bishop of Hereford, newly translated into English by Mr. J[ohn] H[ughes].
IV. The history of Queen Elizabeth, written by William Cambden, newly done into English.
V. The annals of King James I., by the said Mr. Cambden.
VI. The history of King James I, by Arthur Wilson.
v. 3. [By White Kennett] I. The history and life of King Charles I.
II. [The history] of King Charles II.
III. [The history] of King James II.
IV. [The history] of King William and Queen Mary.
V. [The history] of King William III. All newly writ by a learned and impartial hand.
Notes:
Title in red and black.
In 1706 John Hughes collected the materials for the first two volumes; the third volume was written by White Kennett, bishop of Peterborough, by whose name this history is generally known. cf. Dic. nat. biog.
Numerous notes contributed by John Strype.
Local notes:
Imperfect: vols. 1 and 2 wanting.
Imperfect: frontispiece in vol. 3 wanting.
Penn Chronology:
1706
Contributor:
Kennett, White, 1660-1728.
Hughes, John, 1677-1720.
Strype, John, 1643-1737.
OCLC:
187310244