Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third, Volums 13-14

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Alfred John Horwood, Luke Owen Pike
Longman & Company, 1886
 

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Pàgina 14 - We may here trace, step by step, the gradual declension of the English power, until we are prepared to read of its final overthrow. 23. THE ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE, ACCORDING TO THE SEVERAL ORIGINAL AUTHORITIES. Vol. I., Original Texts. Vol. II., Translation. Edited and translated by BENJAMIN THORPE, Esq., Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Munich, and of the Society of Netherlandish Literature at Leyden.
Pàgina 16 - Egwin, about 690, to the year 1418. Its chief feature is an autobiography, which makes us acquainted with the inner daily life of a great abbey, such as but rarely has been recorded.
Pàgina 13 - While Bishop of St. Asaph, he zealously defended his brother prelates from the attacks of those who censured the bishops for their neglect of duty. He maintained that it was no part of a bishop's functions to appear in the pulpit, and that his time might be more profitably spent, and his dignity better maintained, in the performance of works of a higher character. Among those who thought differently were the Lollards, and against their general doctrines the " Represser
Pàgina 22 - Edited by WILLIAM STUBBS, MA, Regius Professor of Modern History, and Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. 1868-1871. This work has long been justly celebrated, but not thoroughly understood until Mr. Stubbs
Pàgina 20 - University, Dublin. 1867. The work in its present form, in the editor's opinion, is a comparatively modern version of an undoubtedly ancient original. That it was compiled from contemporary materials has been proved by curious incidental evidence.
Pàgina 12 - It gives an account of the laws, regulations, and institutions of that City in the twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, and early part of the fifteenth centuries.
Pàgina 31 - HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS COMMISSION. REPORTS OF THE ROYAL COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED TO INQUIRE WHAT PAPERS AND MANUSCRIPTS BELONGING TO PRIVATE FAMILIES AND INSTITUTIONS ARE EXTANT WHICH WOULD BE OF UTILITY IN THE ILLUSTRATION OF HISTORY, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, SCIENCE AND GENERAL LITERATURE. Date. 1870 (Beprintcd 1874.) 1871 1872 (Reprinted 1895.' 1873 FIRST REPORT, WITH APPENDIX Contents : — ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Cambridge Colleges ; Abingdon and other Corporations, &c. SCOTLAND. Advocates' Library,...
Pàgina 12 - WRIGHT, Esq. MA 1859-1861. These Poems are perhaps the most interesting of all the historical writings of the period, though they cannot be relied on for accuracy of statement. They are various in character ; some...
Pàgina 12 - Saxons in 449 to the year 129S, in or about which year it appears that he died. The latter portion of this history (the whole of the reign of Edward I. more especially) is of great value, as the writer was contemporary with the events which he records. An Appendix contains...

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