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A chronicle of the kings of England, from the time of the Romans government unto the death of King James. Containing all passages of state and church, with all other observations proper for a chronicle. 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, that now reigneth. ... and likewise the most remarkable occurrences relating to His Majesties most happy and wonderful restauration, by the prudent conduct, ... of George late Duke of Albemarle, ... as they were extracted out of His Excellencies own papers, and the journals and memorials of those imploy'd in the most important and secret transactions of that time. All which additions are revised in this fifth impression, and freed from many errors and mistakes of the former editions.

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    SR - OS - 93/

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    [40], 104, 109-178, 175-302, 301-325, [1], 349-664, 669-772, [42] p. : ports. ; 2°.

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General note: With additional engraved title page (A1v). "The reign of King Charles the First" and "The first thirteen years of the reign of King Charles the Second" (p. 451-772) are by Edward Phillips. The account of the restoration is attributed to Sir Thomas Clarges--DNB. Includes index. Signatures: A6 a-b4 c6 B-5M4 5N1; addnl. engraved tp. slightly torn and mounted as front.; small holes in tp., slightly affecting text; ink blot on 2H2v-2H3r affecting text; MS. ink marginal notes and pencil marginal marks throughout UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B506 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1982. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 1323:26). Ownership and custodial history: MS. pencil date on flyleaf: July 1907; MS. ink initials on tp. verso: AG; deposited by the RSC UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Binding: full leather reversed calf with blind-stamping UK-SuSCL