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poses of-life.”

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EDWARD III.

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RICHARD II.

HENRY IV.

1324-1382

1272—1307

Roger Bacon 1327–1377 The King

Edward the Black

Prince 1377—1399

John Wickliffe 1399-1413 The King

Sir William Gai

coigne 1413-1422 The King

Thomas Polton 1422-1461 The King

Sir John Fortescue

Duke of Suffolk
1461–1483 The King
1485-1509 The King
1509-1547

The King
Princess Mary

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1417

HENRY VI.

1465 1440

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Date and
Sovereigns. Duration of

Anecdotes of

Flourished.
Sovereignty.

CHARLES II. 1649-1685 | The King

Lord Clarendon 1607-1674

Duke of Ormond 1665

General Monk 1608—1670

William Prynne 1600-1669

Dr. Harvey

1578—1657

Sir Philip Warwick 1667

Sir Richard Fan-

shawe

Lady Fanshawe 1666

Sir Matthew Hale 1609-1676

Lord Chancellor

1621-1682

Shaftesbury

Gourville

1670
Rev. William Mom.

1666
Jeremy Taylor

D. 1667
John Wallis, D.D. 1680
Ifaac Barrow, D.D. 1630_1677
Samuel Butler 1612-1680
Mr. Dryden

1631–1701

JAMES II.

1683-1689 The King

Edmund Waller 1605–1687

Lord Chancellor

Jefferies

D. 1689

Dr. Sydenham 1642-1689
Sir John Tabor 1710
Dr. South

1633-1716
Dr. Busby

1606-1695
Mr. Oldham

1653--1683
William III. 1689–1702 The King

Queen Mary

D. 1695

Earl of Warrington 1688

Bishop Burnet

1643--1714

WILLIAM

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