The Chronicle of England - Cambridge Library Collection - Rolls (Paperback)
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The Chronicle of England - Cambridge Library Collection - Rolls (Paperback)

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Paperback 526 Pages / Published: 15/11/2012
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One of the most prolific scholars of his time, John Capgrave (1393-1464) was the author of forty-one historical and theological texts. Today, only twelve survive, and only seven are in English. This work covers the history of the world from the creation of Adam to the year 1417. Beginning with a timeline of Biblical events, including the birth of Cain and the first example of bigamy, he covers Roman myth and history before continuing into accounts of early English monarchs and saints. This scholarly edition, first published in 1858, includes a biography of Capgrave, an introduction to the text and a transcript of The Chronicle. Comprehensive annotations detail points of interest from the manuscript, such as corrections and scribal errors, accompanied by the editor's own marginal notes. Of interest to students of history, this book opens a fascinating window into both early modern and Victorian historiography.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108042741
Number of pages: 526
Weight: 770 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm

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