Chronica magistri Rogeri de Houedene, Volume 2

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William Stubbs
Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869 - Great Britain

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Page 373 - JOHANNIS CAPGRAVE LIBER DE ILLUSTRIBTJS HENRICIS. Edited by the Rev. FC HINGESTON, MA, of Exeter College, Oxford. 1858. This work is dedicated to Henry VI. of England, who appears to have been, in the author's estimation, the greatest of all the Henries. It is divided into three distinct
Page 372 - and 1074, during the pressure of the suffering brought on the Saxons by the Norman conquest. It notices many facts not found in other writers, and some which differ considerably from the usual accounts. 4. MONUMENTA FRANCISCANA ; scilicet, I.—Thomas de Eccleston de Adventu Fratrum Minorum in Angliam. II.—Adse de Marisco
Page 382 - the knowledge of history and geography which well-informed readers of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries possessed, for it was then the standard work on general history. The two English translations, which are printed with the original Latin, afford interesting illustrations of the gradual change of our language, for one was
Page 381 - LuARD, MA, Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Trinity College, and Registrary of the University, Cambridge. 1864-1869. The present collection of Monastic Annals embraces all the more important chronicles compiled in religious houses in [England during the thirteenth century. These distinct works arc
Page lxix - and is dated at Azai. It is probably the last document he ever issued. It begins, "Henry, " by the grace of God king of England, duke of " Normandy and Aquitaine, and count of Anjou, to the " convent of Christ Church, Canterbury, greeting, and
Page 375 - MA, Professor of English Literature, King's College, London. 1859. This is the celebrated treatise—never before printed—so frequently referred to by the great philosopher in his works. It contains the fullest details we possess of the life and labours of Roger Bacon : also a fragment by the same author, supposed to be unique, the
Page 376 - he could not but believe such credible witnesses. A very interesting portion of this treatise is devoted to the animals of Ireland. It shows that he was a very accurate and acute observer, and his descriptions are given in a way that a scientific naturalist of the present day could hardly improve upon. The Expugnntio
Page 379 - 1863-1866. The volumes known as the " Year Books " contain reports in Norman-French of cases argued and decided in the Courts of Common Law. They may be considered to a great extent as the " lex non scripta " of England, and have been held in the highest veneration by the ancient sages of the law, and were

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