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Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals
Category Journals, and Letters
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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Mrs. Fitzherbert and George IV Mrs. Fitzherbert and George IV
Category Histories, and Royalty
Date 1700's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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A Collection of Family Records, : With Biographical Sketches A Collection of Family Records, : With Biographical Sketches
Category Family & Biographies, and Histories
Date 1600's, 1700's, and 1800's
Location United Kingdom, England, United States, and 2 moreConnecticut, United States
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This book had its origin in the desire of the compiler to know
something of his own family history. The purpose of compiling
it was formed in boyhood, after his father’s death ; and the first
crude notes which he committed to paper, containing the facts
which had been treasured up in his mother’s very retentive
memory, are yet preserved. The occasion of meeting with any
aged relative was always improved to add something to the information already secured, and the swelling bulk of the carefully
kept “notes,” when further interlineations and additions seemed
inadmissible, made repeatedly necessary the task of transcribing
and rearranging them, each time in a new and larger volume.
The series of books which have been thus laboriously filled finds
an end in the volume which is now presented.

The family name, common and widely disseminated as it is
known to be now, was, in the early days of this enterprise, rarely
met with and scarcely known outside of a few nearly related
families. It was natural to suppose that all of the name, at least
in this country, must be descended from a common ancestor,
discoverable by genealogical researches. How far this early
...
A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs, From September 1678 to April 1714 A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs, From September 1678 to April 1714
Category Journals
Date 1600's, and 1700's
Location United Kingdom, England, and World
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T h is is a d ig ita l co p y o f a b o o k th a t w as p re se rv e d fo r g e n e ra tio n s o n lib ra ry sh elv es b e fo re it w as c a re fu lly scan n cd b y G o o g le as p a rt o f a p ro ject
to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
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to c o p y ...
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1882 Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1882
Category Directories, Histories, Organizational, and 1 moreSociety & Organization
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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T h is is a d ig ita l co p y o f a b o o k th a t w as p re se rv e d fo r g e n e ra tio n s o n lib ra ry sh elv es b e fo re it w as c a re fu lly scan n cd b y G o o g le as p a rt o f a p ro ject
to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
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to c o p y ...
Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485)
Category Histories, and Local or Place
Date 1400's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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T h is is a d ig ita l co p y o f a b o o k th a t w as p re se rv e d fo r g e n e ra tio n s o n lib ra ry sh elv es b e fo re it w as c a re fu lly scan n cd b y G o o g le as p a rt o f a p ro ject
to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
It has su rv iv ed lo n g e n o u g h fo r th e c o p y rig h t to e x p ire an d th e b o o k to e n te r th e p u b lic d o m a in . A p u b lic d o m a in b o o k is o n e th a t w as n e v e r su b ject
to c o p y ...
History of Thos. FarringtonS Regiment History of Thos. FarringtonS Regiment
Category Histories, and Military
Date 1600's, 1700's, and 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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The History of England, From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George Ii : Designed as a Continuation of Hume. Embellished With Engravings on Copper and Wood, From Original Designs The History of England, From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George Ii : Designed as a Continuation of Hume. Embellished With Engravings on Copper and Wood, From Original Designs
Category Histories, and Local or Place
Date 1600's, and 1700's
Location United Kingdom, England, and Great Britain
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expedition against Schonen, on pretence that the
season was too far advanced ; and the king of
Denmark published a manifesto, remonstrating
against his conduct on this occasion* By this
time baron Gortz had planned a pacification be­
tween his master and the czar, ,who was discon-*
tented with all his German allies, because they
opposed his having any footing in the empire.
This monarch arrived at Amsterdam in December,
whither he was followed by the czarina; and he
actually resided at the Hague when king George
passed through it, in returning to his British do ininions: but he declined an interview with the
king of England. When Gyllenburgh’s letters
were published in London, some passages seemed
to favour the supposition of the czar’s being privy
to the conspiracy. His minister at the English
court presented a long memorial, complaining that
the king had caused to be printed the malicious
insinuations of his enemies. He denied his havI ing the least concern in the design of the Swedish
i king. He charged the court of England with
having privately treated of a separate peace with
Charles, and even with having promised to assist
him against the czar, on ...
Index of Chancery Proceedings Reynardsons Division Preserved in the Public Record Office, 1649-1714 Index of Chancery Proceedings Reynardsons Division Preserved in the Public Record Office, 1649-1714
Category Criminal & Court, and Documents & Records
Date 1600's, and 1700's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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Reproduced by permission of the original publishers
KRAUS REPRINT
a Division of
K R A U S-T H O M SO N O R G A N IZ A T IO N LIMITED
Nendeln /Liechtenstein
1968

Printed in Germany
Lessingdruckerei in Wiesbaden
 PREFACE.
T h e Ind ex , o f whi ch the first portion a p p e a rs in the present vo l u m e , forms
part o f a s che m e to a r r a n g e in l e x ic o g r a p h ic a l ord er and print the references
to all the C h a n c e r y suits for a period o f a b o u t six ty-five y e a r s , w h i c h are
contained in the sev er a l Series or D i v i si o n s of C h a n c e r y P r o c e e d i n g s , k n o w n
by the n am es o f one or ot her of the S i x C le ...
Records of Buckinghamshire Records of Buckinghamshire
Category Directories, Histories, Organizational, and 1 moreSociety & Organization
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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T h is is a d ig ita l co p y o f a b o o k th a t w as p re s e rv e d fo r g e n e ra tio n s o n lib ra ry sh e lv e s b e fo re it w as c a re fu lly sc a n n c d b y G o o g le as p a rt o f a p ro ject
to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
It has su rv iv e d lo n g e n o u g h fo r th e c o p y rig h t to e x p ire a n d th e b o o k to e n te r th e p u b lic d o m a in . A p u b lic d o m a in b o o k is o n e th a t w as n e v e r ...
Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier: an Autobiography Stirring Incidents in the Life of a British Soldier: an Autobiography
Category Interviews & Personal Histories, Military, and Service
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
It has su rv iv e d lo n g e n o u g h fo r th e c o p y rig h t to e x p ire a n d th e b o o k to e n te r th e p u b lic d o m a in . A p u b lic d o m a in b o o k is o n e th a t w as n e v e r ...
Reports and Papers of the Architectural and Archaeological Societies of the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton Reports and Papers of the Architectural and Archaeological Societies of the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton
Category Directories, Histories, Organizational, and 1 moreSociety & Organization
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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E ach Society is responsible for its own Report alone, and cacli
author for liis own Paper.
Owing to the circumstance of several of the associated Societies
having come to the determination of not printing their Reports and
Papers, &c., for the year 1850, whilst others have continued to
pursue their ordinary course, more than usual difficulty has been
experienced in the production of this volume; whilst the late and
straggling manner in which Papers have been sent in for publication,
some nearly three months after the close of the past year, has not
only delayed its appearance, but has greatly perplexed the Editor.
It is most earnestly requested, therefore, that all Papers intended
for publication in the remaining half of this volume, i.e. those be­
longing to the present year, may be sent to the General Secretary
before its close, and the Reports, &c., as soon afterwards as possible.
Every member of the associated Societies will be able to judge
for himself as to the comparative value of the Papers now offered to
him, of the accuracy of their printing, as well as of the number and
character of the Illustrations it contains; and it is hoped, that the
...
Wykehamica: A History of Winchester College and Commoners, 1878 Wykehamica: A History of Winchester College and Commoners, 1878
Category Directories, Histories, Organizational, and 1 moreSociety & Organization
Date 1300's, 1400's, 1700's, and 1 more1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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and his Round Table, have been transferred from
their own proper regions in the west, to the south­
ern coast of Hampshire ; Camelot has been iden­
tified with Winchester ; and all that is trustworthy
in the history of the great British king has been
rendered doubtful, by its transportation to a locality
with which it has no connection.
Aszain,’ as regards the fortification of Winchester
o o
by the Romans, it is highly probable that it really
took place. Undoubted evidences of Roman oc­
cupation exist at Winchester. The rude quadran­
gular shape of the ancient w^alls coincides with the
usual plan of fortification among the Romans ; and
it was their well-known practice to fortify any con­
siderable town in which they had established them­
selves. But it could hardly have been Ostorius
Scapula who executed the work. From the nar­
ratives of Suetonius and Tacitus, his campaigns
seem to have been carried on wholly against the
Silures. Unless the “ Antona F lu v iu sc” of Tacitus
is to be identified, not writh the Avon, but the
Itchen (which would be a very large assumption),
he never had any connection with Hampshire at
all. The general by whom ...
Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1897 Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 1897
Category Histories, and Society & Organization
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, England, United States, and 4 moreIllinois, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island
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to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
It has su rv iv ed lo n g e n o u g h fo r th e c o p y rig h t to e x p ire an d th e b o o k to e n te r th e p u b lic d o m a in . A p u b lic d o m a in b o o k is o n e th a t w as n e v e r su b ject
to c o p y ...
Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, America and the West Indies 1734-5 Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, America and the West Indies 1734-5
Category Proceedings & Programs
Date 1700's
Location Bahamas, Barbados, Honduras, and 7 moreJamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, England, United States, United States, Virgin Islands (Brit)
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OF HER MAJESTY’S TREASURY UNDER THE DIRECTION
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Original Letters, Illustrative of English History : Including Numerous Royal Letters; From Autographs in the British Museum, the State Paper Office, and One or Two Other Collections. With Notes and Illustrations Original Letters, Illustrative of English History : Including Numerous Royal Letters; From Autographs in the British Museum, the State Paper Office, and One or Two Other Collections. With Notes and Illustrations
Category Letters
Date 1400's, and 1500's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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cccxxxm. The same to the same. King James drinks
the Church of England as established by
Law. The Judgment in the Case of Sir

Edward Hales................................. 95

cccxxxiv. The same to the same. The Appointment
of Lords Commissioners for Ecclesiastical

Jurisdiction............................... 96

cccxxxv. The same to the same. Bishop Compton

called before the Lords Commissioners .. 98

cccxxxv i. The same to the same. The Duke of Ormond. Father Peters. Lord Tyrconnel 100
The same to the same. The Affliction of

the Princess of Denmark................... 101

The same to the same. The Birth of the

Prince....................................... 102

The same to the same. D. of Monmouth's

Chaplain pardoned............................ 103

cccxl. The same to the same. King James at the
Camp on Hounslow Heath. Pannel of
the Jury at the Trial of the Seven Bishops.

Various lesser News.......................... 104

cccxli. The same to the same. Trial of the Bishops,

who are brought in not guilty................ 106

cccxlii. The same to the same. Disorders of the

Populace upon the Acquittal of the Bishops 109
cccxliii. Changes in the Privy Council, &c. The
King dines at the Camp twice a week.

The Prince declared Prince of Wales.
Changes in Westminster Hall.................. 110

CCCXXXVII.

CCCXXXV1II.

CCCXXXIX. Vili

CONTENTS.

LETTER , PAGE

cccxliv. The same to the ...
Book of Reference to the Plan of the Parish of St Martin Book of Reference to the Plan of the Parish of St Martin
Category Documents & Records, and Land
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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T h is is a d ig ita l co p y o f a b o o k th a t w as p re se rv e d fo r g e n e ra tio n s o n lib ra ry sh elv es b e fo re it w as c a re fu lly scan n cd b y G o o g le as p a rt o f a p ro ject
to m a k e th e w o rld ’s b o o k s d isc o v e ra b le o n lin e .
It has su rv iv ed lo n g e n o u g h fo r th e c o p y rig h t to e x p ire an d th e b o o k to e n te r th e p u b lic d o m a in . A p u b lic d o m a in b o o k is o n e th a t w as n e v e r su b ject
to c o p y ...
A History of the United States of America; A History of the United States of America;
Category Histories, Local or Place, and Military
Date 1400's, 1500's, 1600's, and 2 more1700's, 1800's
Location United Kingdom, England, United States, and 1 moreUnited States
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T he basis of the following work was first published ten
years since. At that time, it was presented to the public
with much diffidence. Unexpectedly, it was received with
uncommon favour; and, through the above space of time,
it has been continued to be issued from the press, by several
thousands, almost every year. The circumstances under
which it was originally published, prevented the author from
revising a single line of it, after the first edition; although,
at successive periods, some additions w
Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, America and the West Indies 1726-1727 Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, America and the West Indies 1726-1727
Category Proceedings & Programs
Date 1700's
Location Bahamas, Barbados, Honduras, and 7 moreJamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, United Kingdom, England, United States, United States, Virgin Islands (Brit)
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ISSUED RY THK AUTHORITY OF THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF HIS M AJESTY’S TREASURY
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS




LONDON
PUBLISHED BY HIS MAJESTY’S STATIONERY OFFICE

1936
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of Sir Christopher Hatton, K.G., Vice-Chamberlain and Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth : Including His Correspondence With the Queen and Other Distinguished Persons Memoirs of the Life and Times of Sir Christopher Hatton, K.G., Vice-Chamberlain and Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth : Including His Correspondence With the Queen and Other Distinguished Persons
Category Family & Biographies, and Histories
Date 1500's, and 1600's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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Of Sir Christopher Hatton, Gentleman Pensioner,
Captain of the Guard, Vice-Chamberlain, and Lord Chancellor to Queen Elizabeth, and her distinguished personal
Favourite, less was known than of almost any other
Statesman of that period. This neglect of a very remarkable person probably arose from the notion that he was a
mere Courtier, whose life presented no incidents to instruct, and few to amuse mankind. Though noticed by
Taunton, Fuller, Lloyd, and Lodge, as well as in all
general Biographical Collections, no attempt was made
to give a detailed account of Hatton’s career, until
Lord Campbell wrote a Memoir of him in “The Lives
of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great
Seal of England.” Since the appearance of that work,
the transcript of a manuscript, entitled “ Booke of Letters receaved by Sir Christopher Hatton, Yice-Chamberlayne to the Quene’s Majestie, from sundry parsons, and
procured by him to be written in this same Booke,” was
placed in the Editor’s hands, for the purpose of being
printed with the usual illustrative Notes. iv

PREFACE.

It of course became desirable to ascertain whether any
other Letters from or relating to Hatton could be found,
...
A History of Eton College, 1440-1884 A History of Eton College, 1440-1884
Category Histories, and Society & Organization
Date 1400's, 1500's, 1600's, and 2 more1700's, 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project
to make the world’s books discoverable online.

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to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. Public domain books
are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that’s often difficult to discover.

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The History of Catholic Emancipation : and the Progress of the Catholic Church in the British Isles The History of Catholic Emancipation : and the Progress of the Catholic Church in the British Isles
Category Church, and Histories
Date 1700's, and 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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E l e v e n years ago I accidentally discovered that the year
1874 was the centenary of the first A c t o f Parliament
which relaxed the penal code against Catholics. It was
an A c t o f the Irish Parliament, and therefore did not
affect the English. But it was the beginning o f a better
order of things. It was the prelude to the A c t o f 1778,
which passed unanimously at Westminster, and was the
first Relief A c t in favour of English Catholics. T h e cir­
cumstance o f this A c t o f 1774 having been brought to
m y notice, suggested to me the idea o f collecting, as far
as m y limited opportunities would permit, all the facts
which should come under m y notice connected with the
progress o f Emancipation and of the Catholic Church in
England during the last hundred years. I had then no
intention of publishing the result of m y note-taking. I
thought that I might perhaps collect matter which would
be useful to some future historian. But I was strongly
advised b y a friend to take notes only ...
Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College, 1349-1897; Containing a List of All Known Members of the College from the Foundation to the Present Time, With Biographical Notes Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College, 1349-1897; Containing a List of All Known Members of the College from the Foundation to the Present Time, With Biographical Notes
Category Family & Biographies, Histories, and Society & Organization
Date 1300's, 1400's, 1500's, and 3 more1600's, 1700's, 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of Henry Crabb Robinson Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence of Henry Crabb Robinson
Category Journals
Date 1800's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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vigor, they would still hardly have had equal value with
the daily record, which breathes the air of the scenes
and incidents to which it relates.
In the execution of his task, the Editor has kept two
objects especially in view : first, to preserve interesting
particulars respecting distinguished men, both in England
and on the Continent; and, secondly, to keep unbroken
the thread of Mr. Robinson’s own life. One reason why
the materials were put into his hands rather than those of
one possessing more literary experience was, that he had
been himself a student at German Universities, and was
interested in German literature; but the chief reason was
that, from various circumstances, he was likely to give
due prominence to Mr. Robinson’s own modes of thinking
and mental characteristics, his independent unconforming
ways, without which those who knew him best would
feel that they had not a faithful portrait of their friend.
If this were not secured, the executors would consider
that they were not carrying out his own aim, in leaving
the selection of editor to them, without guidance or re­
straint. The Editor has, therefore, felt it to be his duty
to take all the ...
The Reign of Henry VIII From His Accession to the Death of Wolsey The Reign of Henry VIII From His Accession to the Death of Wolsey
Category Histories, and Local or Place
Date 1500's
Location United Kingdom, and England
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known; but, considering Wolsey’s influence at the time, it
is liiglily probable.1
Thus ended the last campaign undertaken by this country
during Wolsey’s administration. Inflamed by the idea of
subduing France and carrying their triumphant arms to the
gates of Paris, England had spared no cost. The ill success
of the attempt was not exclusively due to the inability of
Suffolk. It had been ably arranged by Wolsey that each of
the three Confederates, starting from their nearest frontier,
should attack France simultaneously, advance on Paris by
several roads, and place the crown of France on Henry’s
head. But such a design did not suit the interests of Charles
or of Bourbon. Neither of them desired to see an English
coronation at Bheims or Paris. To humble Francis, without
reducing him to despair, suited their purpose much better
than transferring his crown to his English rival. That result
could be accomplished with little cost to themselves by allow­
ing the brunt of the war to fall upon Suffolk, whilst they
looked on or took care of their own personal interests. So
whilst Bourbon remained inactive, Charles contented himself
with securing his Spanish frontier, and wresting from the
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