The History Of The University Of Cambridge; And Of Waltham Abbey. With The Appeal Of Injured…

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byThomas Fuller

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1840. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Lincoln, Stow, Bedford, Buckingham, Huntingdon, Leicester.-- Landaff: Landaff.--St. David's: St. David's, Caermartbea, Cardigan, Brecknock.--Norwich: Norwich, Norfolk, Suffolk, Sudbury.--Oxford: Oxford.--Peterborough : Northampton, --Rochester: Rochester.--Salisbury: Wilts, Berks, Sarom. --Winchester: Winchester, Surrey.--Worcester: Worcester. This is the best printed list I have ever seen, presented in Weaver's "Funeral Monuments," (page 886, &c.) having lie valuation of each archdeaconry annexed; taken, as he saith, (and I believe him therein,) out of sir Robert Cotton's library; and yet I am sure it is not complete. Wherefore 1 supply Warwick, (in the diocess of Worcester,) M I find it in a more perfect written catalogue. And yet still one is wanting, even Westminster, whose church was- advanced to the see of a bishop by king Henry VIII.; and though since it hath been set back from a cathedral to a collegiate-church; yet it still retaineth the honour to send one of their prebendaries (by the title of their archdeacon) to the Convocation. And thus we Lave our full number of fifty-four. But whereas the Animadvertor taxeth me for saying, "The Convocation consisted of six-score :" I confess, when I first read bis words, I had not a " Church-History" by me, to confute it. Yet I conceived such positiveness in a number improbable to fall from my pen, who had learned this lesson from the best of teachers, (the Spirit of God,) not to be peremptory, but to leave a latitude in numbers of this nature. In Times :--" Darius being about threescore and two years old," Dan. v. 31. "Jesus began to be about thirty years of age, Luke iii. 23. In Places :--" From Jerusalem about sixty furlongs," Luke xx i v. 13. "Had rowed about five-and-twenty or thirty furlongs, John v...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1840. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Lincoln, Stow, Bedford, Buckingham, Huntingdon, Leicester.-- Landaff: Landaff.--St. David's: St. David's, Caermartbea, Cardi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:310 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.65 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021711542X

ISBN - 13:9780217115421

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