A chronicle of the kings of England : From the time of the Romans government, unto the death of King James ... faithfully collected out of authors ancient and modern; and digested into a method / By Sir Richard Baker, Knight. Whereunto is added, the reign of King Charles the First and the first thirteen years of His Sacred Majesty, King Charles the Second ... All which additions are revised in this seventh impression ...
- Baker, Richard, Sir, 1568-1645
- London : Printed for George Sawbridge at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, and the Assigns of Thomas Williams, 1679.
- Physical Description:
- 45 unnumbered pages, 750 pages, 42 unnumbered pages : portrait ; 36 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696? and Clarges, Thomas, Sir, -1695
- Rare Books copy: Formerly part of an 18th-century library in Williamscote House near Banbury, England, assembled by John Loveday (1711-1789), philologist and antiquary, who lived at Caversham in Oxfordshire. The library was moved to Williamscote House in 1799 by John Loveday the second (1742-1809), Doctor of Laws.
- Added illus. t.p., engr.; double columns; marginal notes.
"A catalogue of the nobility": 11th-44th prelim. pages.
"A catalogue of writers ... out of whom this chronicle hath been collected: 3 p. following Epistle to the reader.
"Epistle to the reader" signed: E. Phillips.
"The reign of King Charles the First" (p. 431-586) and "The first thirteen years of the reign of King Charles the II" (p. 587-749) are by Edward Phillips without special t.-p.'s.
"The account of the ... Restoration given in the fourth and succedding editions is attributed to Sir Thomas Clarges, Monck's brother-in-law."--Dict. Nat. Biog.
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