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Britannicarum Gentium Historiæ Antiquæ Scriptores III. recensuit, Notisque et Indice auxit C. Bertram. 8vo. Hauniæ, impensis editoris, 1757. Vid. :

Ricardi Corinensis de Situ Britanniæ,

Gilda Badonici de Excidio Brit. Hist.

Nennii Banchorensis Hist. Brit.

Rerum Britannicarum, id est, Angliæ, Scotia, vicinarumque insularum ac regionum, Scriptores vetustiores ac præcipui. Folio. Lugduni Bat. 1587. Vid. :

Galfridus Monumetensis, Gildas, Gulielmus Newbricensis, Ponticus Verunnius, Beda, Joannes Froissardus. Historia Anglicanæ Scriptores III., sumptibus M. Parkeri Episc. Cantuariensis. Folio. Lond. J. Daii et H. Binneman, 1574. Vid.: Jo. Asserii Alfredi Regis Res Gestæ [Saxonicè, cum Præfatione S. Gregorii, Sax. et Lat. et Præfatione M. Parkeri]. Ypodigma Neustriæ vel Normanniæ, per Thom. de Walsingham ab irruptione Normannorum usque ad annum sext. regni Hen. V. Historia Brevis Thomæ de Walsingham ab Edwardi I. ad Henricum V. cum Præfat. M. Parkeri.

Anglica, Normannica, Hibernica, et Cambrica, à veteribus scripta ex Bib. Guil. Camdeni. Folio. Francof. 1603.

Vid. :

Asser Menevensis,

Anon. de Vitâ Guil. I.
Thomas de Walsingham,

Thomas de la More,
Guliel. Gemiticensis,
Giraldus Cambrensis.

Duchesne (A.) Historia Anglicanæ circa tempus Conquestûs Angliæ à G. Notho Normannorum Duce, selecta monumenta; cum Notis plurimis Anglico sermone conscriptis à F. Maseres. 4to. Lond. 1807. Vid. :

Emmæ, Ang. Reginæ, Richardi I. Ducis Norm. Filiæ, Encomium.
Gesta Guil. Ducis Norm. et Regis Anglorum; à Guil. Pictavensi,
Lexoviorum Archidiacono, contemporaneo scripta.

Excerpta ex Oderico Vitali de Guil. I. Rege Ang. à Guil. Picta

vensi, scripta.

Chronica Sancti Stephanis Cadomensis.

Nomina Normannorum qui floruerunt in Angliâ ante Conquestum. Cognomina Nobilium, qui Guil. Norm. Ducem in Angliam sequuti sunt, ex Tab. Monast. vulgò Battail Abbay.

Cognomina Nobilium, &c. authore Joanne Bromptono, qui floru

erunt anno 1199.

Magnates superstites anno vicesim. regni Willelmi Conquestoris
et quibus in comitatibus terras tenuerunt.
Catalogus Nobilium, qui immediatè prædia à rege Conquestore

tenuerunt.

Familiæ Regum, Ducum, Comitum, et aliorum Nobilium, quæ in Volumen Scriptorum Normanniæ ab A. Duchesnio editum, deducuntur.

Rerum Anglicarum Scriptores post Bedam, præcipuè ex vetust. cod.
MSS. in lucem editi à H. Saville. Folio. Londini, 1596. Vid. :-
Ingulph Abbas Croylandiensis, ad-
jecta est Chronologia [et Fasti
Regum, et Episc. Angliæ ad
Will. Seniorem].

Will. Malmesburiensis,
Henr. Huntingdoniensis,
Roger de Hovedon,
Chronicon Ethelwerdi,

Historia Anglicanæ Scriptores X. ex vetust. MSS. nunc primùm editi, Var. Lect. et Glossario illustrati per Roger Twysden. Folio. Londini, 1652. Vid. :

Simeon Monachus Dunelm.
Johannes Prior Hagustald.
Ricardus Prior ejusdem,
Ailredus Abbatis Rievall.
Radulphus de Diceto,

Johannes Brompton,

Gervasius Monach. Dorabor.
Thomas Stubbes,
Gulielmus Thorne,
Henricus Knyghton.

Scriptoribus. (Opera, Vol. II.)

Selden (Jo.) Judicium de X. Hist. Angl.
Rerum Anglicarum Scriptores Veteres, curâ [W. Fulman et] Jo. Fell.
Folio. Oxonii, 1684. Vid. :--
Ingulphi Hist. Croylandensis,
Petri Blessensis Continuatio ejusd.
Chronica de Mailros,
Historiæ Brit. Sax. Anglo-Sax. Scriptores XV. nec non Hist. Ang.
Scriptores V., ex vet. cod. MSS. editi et in unam collecti operâ et
studio T. Gale. 2 vols. folio. Oxonii, 1687-91. Vid. :-
Joan. Walingfordensis,
Rad. de Dicetó,

Gildas,

Eddius,

Anon. de Partitione Provinciæ,
Joannes Fordun,

Alcuinus Flaccus,

Annales Marginenses,
Chronicon Thomæ Wikes,
Annales Waverleyenses,
Galfridus Vinesalvi,
Walt. de Hemmingford.

Nennius,

(Pseudo) Asserius,
Ran. Higden,

Guil. Malmesburiensis,
Anon. Malmesburiensis,
Anon. Ramesensis,
Anon. Elyensis,
Thomas Elyensis,

Annales Monast. Burtonensis.
Historia Croylandensis Conti-

nuatio.

Historiæ Anglicanæ Scriptores varii, è cod. MSS. nunc primùm editi
J. Sparke. Folio. Londini, 1723.

Chronicon Jo. Abbat. S. Petri de Burgo,
Chronicon Ang. per Rob. de Boston,
Hist. Cœnobii Burgensis Script. varii,
Vita S. Thomæ Cantuariensis à W. Stephanide.

Particular Histories before the Conquest, Chronicles, and
General Histories of England.

Gildas de Excidio et Conquestu Britanniæ; cum Præfatione ad M. (Parker) Cant. Archiepisc. J. Josselini. Sm. 8vo. Londini, J. Daius, 1568.

Gildas' Description of Great Brittain, written eleven hundred yeares since, [translated by W. Habington]. 18mo. Lond. 1652.

Nennius.-The Historia Brittonum, commonly attributed to Nennius, from a MS. lately discovered in the Vatican, edited in the tenth century by Mark the Hermit: with an English Version, Notes, and Illustrations, by W. Gunn. 8vo. large paper. Lond. 1819.

Thorkelin's (G. J.) Fragments of English and Irish History in the ninth and tenth centuries, translated from the Islandic. (Nichols's Top. Brit. Vol. VI. No. 8.)

Galfridus Monumetensis. - Britanie utriusque Regum et Principum origo et gesta insignia, ab Galfrido Monumetensi. Ex antiquiss. Brit. sermone in Latinum traducta, et ab Ascensio curâ et impedio Mag. Luonis Cavillate in lucem edita. 4to. Editio princeps. [Parisis] ex adib. B. Ascensio. 1508.

Jeffrey of Monmouth, his British History translated; with a Preface on the Author, by A. Thompson. 8vo. London, 1718.

Virunnii (Pont.) Britannica Historia Lib. VI., conscripti ad Brit. Cod, fidem correcti, quibus præfixus est Catalogus Regum Brit. per D. Pouelum. Small 8vo. Londini, imp. H. Denham et R. Nuberii,

1585.

Lelandi (Jo.) Laus et Defensio Galfridi Monumetensis contra P. Vergilium. (Collectanea.)

Twini (Jo.) Comment. de Rebus Albionicis, Britannicis, atque Anglicis. Sm. 8vo. Londini, ap. E. Bollifont, 1590.

Johnstone (Jacobi) Antiquitates Celto-Scandiæ; sive, series rerum gestarum inter nationes Britannicarum et gentes septentrionales. 4to. Hauniæ, 1786.

Chronological Series of the British Kings before the Roman Invasion; —

Index Memorabilium Brit. ante Cæsarem ;-Of the coming in of the Saxons, and their Conquests in Britain;-Saxon Annals. (Manuscripts.)

Langhorne's (Daniel) Introduction to the History of England; comprising the principal affairs of this land from its first planting to the coming in of the Saxons: together with a Catalogue of the British and Pictish kings. Small 8vo. London, 1676.

Strutt's (Joseph) Chronicle of England; or, complete history, civil, military, and ecclesiastical, of the ancient Britons and Saxons: with a view of the manners, customs, arts, habits, &c. of those people. 2 vols. 4to. London, 1777-8. Chronicon Saxonicum; seu, Annales Rerum in Angliâ, præcipuè gestarum ad A. D. 1154. Saxonicè et Latinè ab E. Gibson. 4to. Oxon. 1692.

Chronicon Saxonicum; with an English Translation and Notes, critical and explanatory to which are added, chronological, topographical, and glossarial Indices; a short Anglo-Saxon grammar; a new map of England during the Heptarchy, &c. By J. Ingram. 4to. London, 1823.

Asserii (Jo.) Annales Rerum Gestarum Ælfridi Magni, à J. Wise. 8vo. large paper. Oxonii, 1722.

Alfredi Magni Anglorum Regis Vita, à Jo. Spelman, Henrici primùm Anglicè conscripta, dein Latinè reddita, et annotationibus illustrata. Folio. Oxonii, 1678.

Powell's (Robt.) Life of Alfred or Alured, the first institutor of subordinate government in this kingdom, and refounder of the University of Oxford. 18mo. Oxford, 1634.

Selden (Jo.) Janus Anglorum, et Analecta Anglo-Britannica. (Opera, Vol. II. and Jurisprudence.)

Turner's (Sharon) History of the Anglo-Saxons; comprising the history of England to the Norman conquest. 3 vols. 8vo. London, 1823. Milton's (John) History of Great Britain, from the first traditional begin

ning to William the Conqueror. (Works, 4to. Vol. II.; 8vo. Vol. V.) Florentii Wigornensis Chronicon, ex Chronicis, ab initio mundi usque ad

an. 1118 accessit etiam continuatio usque ad 1141, per quendam ejusdem Coenobii eruditum. Nunquam antehâc in lucem editum. 4to. Londini, excud. T. Dausonius, 1592.

Eadmeri Historia sui Sæculi Libri VI., res gestæ ab anno 1066 ad 1122; in lucem ex Bibl. Cott. emissit et notas adjecit J. Selden. Folio. Londini, 1623.

Eadmeri (J. Seldeni Notæ et Spicilegium ejusdem; Opera, Vol. II.) Alured Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis Regum Britanniæ : è cod. pervetusto in Bib. T. Rawlinson; cum præfatione, notis, &c. T. Hearne. 8vo. Oxonii, 1716.

William of Malmsbury's History of the Kings of England, translated from the Latin by John Sharp. Folio, large paper. Lond. 1815. Gulielmi Neubrigensis Historia, sive chronica rerum Anglicarum, è cod. MS. pervetusto in Bibl. D. T. Seabright, Baronetti; studio et industriâ T. Hearne, quæ et præter J. Picardi annotationes suas etiam notas et spicilegium subjecit: accedunt homiliæ tres eidem Gulielmo à viris eruditis adscriptæ. 3 vols. 8vo. Oxonii, 1719.

Matthæi Paris Historia Major [à Guil. Conq. ad mortem Hen. III. anno 1273], et cum Rogeri Wendoveri, Willielmi Rishangeri, &c. Historiâ Chronicisque MSS. Accedunt Vita decorum affarum, mercorum, regum, et XXIII. abbatum S. Albani. Edidit cum var. lect., adversaria, glossarium, &c. W. Watts. Folio. London, 1640. Langtoft's (Peter) Chronicle, as illustrated by Robert of Brunne, from the death of Cadwallader to the end of Edward I.'s reign. Now first published from a MS. in the Inner Temple Library; with a glossary by T. Hearne. 2 vols. 8vo. Oxford, 1725. Robert of Gloucester's Chronicle; with continuation by the author himself. Now first published from two MSS. in the Harleyan and Cottonian Libraries; with glossary by Thomas Hearne. 2 vols. 8vo. Oxford, 1724.

Triveti (N.) Chronicon, sive annales VI. Regum Angliæ ab 1136 ad 1307, eorumque continuatio; ut et Adami Muremuthensis chronicon ejusdem, continuatione, &c.; edidit, &c. A. Hall. 8vo. Oxonii, 1719. Wilhelmi Worcesteri Annales Rerum Anglicarum. (Liber Niger Scac.) The Polychronicon; conteyning the berynges and dedes of many tymes [by" Ranulphus (Higden), monke of Chestre," and translated by "Johan Trevissa, chapelayn unto Lord Thomas of Barkley.] Black letter, folio. Westminster, imprynted by William Caxton, M.CCCC.LXXXII.

Mr. Wilson, of Leeds, whose copy this was, has added the following note. "The ingenious Mr. Baker writ the above (a copy of the colophon), this having been his book, and being an imperfect copy, or rather a former impression, this wants the preface and the table of contents at the beginning, and Mr. Caxton himself added an eighth book, which brings it down to 1482." On the first fly-leaves are a list of the works printed by Caxton, also in Mr. Wilson's hand.

The Polychronicon. Folio, black letter. Southwerke, imprented by my Peter Treveris, at ye expences of John Reynes, boke-seller, M.CCCCC.XXVII.

With the MS. notes of Mr. R. Nicolson, A.D. 1589, and map of a survey by
Norden, "6
impensis R. Nicolson," inserted. This copy was formerly Dr.
Dibdin's: see Typog. Antiq. Vol. III. p. 41.

Matthæi Westmonasteriensis Flores Historiarum, præcipuè de rebus. Britannicis ab exordio mundi usque ad A.D. 1307; et Chronicon et Chronicus usque ad A.D. 1118, deductum auctore Florentio Wigorniensi; cui accessit continuatio usque ad A.D. 1141. Francof. 1601.

Folio.

Froissart's Chronicles of England, &c. (French History.)

Thomæ Otterbourne et Jo. Wethamstede [Chronica Regum Angliæ], ab origine gentis Britannicæ usque ad Edwardum IV.: è cod. MSS. antiquiss. nunc primùm eruit Tho. Hearne. Accedunt liber de Vitâ et Miraculis Henrici VI. per Jo. Blackmannum. 2 vols. 8vo. Oxonii, 1732.

Diary of Events from 1221 to 1440. (Manuscripts.) Hardyng's (John) Chronicle; containing an account of public transactions, from the earliest period of English history to the beginning of the reign of Edward IV.; with continuation to the 34th Henry VIII. by Richard Grafton. With a biographical and literary preface by Henry Ellis. 4to. London, 1812.

The Cronicles of Englonde; with the Fruite of Timis. Black letter, small folio, on vellum. At St. Albon's, in the 23d yeer of the reigne of Kyng Edward IV., and in the yeer of oure Lorde M.IIII.LXXXIII.

This copy has the first leaf of the table, commencing "Here begynnyeth a

schorte and breve tabull to thes Cronicles;" the half of x viii is wanting; Li and ii, and z i and ii, are on paper; and the last leaf is supplied by a facsimile; otherwise it is perfect. The vellum is very irregular both in texture and in purity; and the initial letters, except the commencements of the prologue and the Chronicle, are certainly printed in red, as described by Ames. The title, as above, is taken from the colophon, and the date from the body of the prologue.

Rossi (Jo.) Antiquarii Warwicensis Historia Regum Angliæ, è cod. MS. descripsit, notisque adornavit T. Hearne. 8vo. portrait of Hearne. Oxonii, 1716.

Fabian (the Chronicle of Robert), whiche he nameth the Concordaunce of Histories newly perused. And continued from the beginnyng of Kyng Henry the Seventh to the ende of Queene Mary, 1559. 2 vols. in one, folio, black letter. London, John Kingston, 1559. Fabian (R.), the Chronicles of England and France, in two parts, named by him, the Concordance of Histories; reprinted from Pynson's edition of 1516; to which are added, a biographical and literary preface, by Henry Ellis. 4to. London, 1811.

Polydori Vergilii Anglica Historia Libr. XXVI. ad Henricum VII. Folio. Basilea, 1546.

Rastell's (John) Pastime of People; or, the Chronicles of divers realms,

and most especially of the realme of England, to Richard III.; briefly compiled and imprinted A.D. 1529, now reprinted and systematically arranged by T. F. Dibdin. 4to. London, 1811.

Lanquet, Cooper, and Crowley's Epitome of Cronicles; conteyninge the whole discourse of the histories, as well of this realme of England as al other countreys; with the succession of their kinges, the time of their reigne, and what notable actes they did: gathered out of most probable auctours. Firste, by Thomas Lanquet, from the beginning of the worlde to the incarnacion of Christe; secondely, to the reigne of King Edward the Sixt, by Thomas Cooper; and thirdly, to the reign of Queene Elizabeth, by Robt. Crowley. 4to. black letter. London, by Thomas Marshe, 1559.

Lillii [or Lilly] (Geo.) Chronicon; sive, brevis enumeratio regum et principum, in quos, variante fortunâ, Britanniæ imperium diversis temporibus translatum est. 4to. Francofurti, 1565.

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