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BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND,

FROM EGBERT THE GREAT TO THE REVOLUTION.

A

BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND,

From Egbert the Great to the Revolution:

CONSISTING OF

CHARACTERS DISPOSED IN DIFFERENT CLASSES,

AND ADAPTED TO

A METHODICAL CATALOGUE OF ENGRAVED BRITISH HEADS :

INTENDED AS

AN ESSAY TOWARDS REDUCING OUR BIOGRAPHY TO SYSTEM, AND
A HELP TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF PORTRAITS:

INTERSPERSED WITH

A VARIETY OF ANECDOTES,

AND

MEMOIRS OF A GREAT NUMBER OF PERSONS,

NOT TO BE FOUND IN ANY OTHER BIOGRAPHICAL WORK.

WITH A PREFACE,

SHEWING THE UTILITY OF A COLLECTION OF ENGRAVED PORTRAITS TO SUPPLY THE
DEFECT, AND ANSWER THE VARIOUS PURPOSES, OF MEDALS.

BY THE REV. J. GRANGER,

VICAR OF SHIPLAKE, in oxfordshire.

Animum pictarà pascit inani.-VIRG.
Celebrare domestica facta.-HOR.

FIFTH EDITION,

WITH UPWARDS OF FOUR HUNDRED ADDITIONAL LIVES.

IN SIX VOLUMES:

VOL. I.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR WILLIAM BAYNES AND SON,

PATERNOSTER ROW:

AND SOLD BY W. CLARKE, NEW BOND STREET; J. MAJOR, FLEET STREET; J. AND J. ARCH,
CORNHILL: J. PARKER, OXFORD: DEIGHTON AND SONS, CAMBRIDGE:

H. S. BAYNES AND CO. EDINBURGH; AND R. M. TIMS, DUBLIN.

1824.

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