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BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND

FROM EGBERT THE GREAT TO THE REVOLUTION.

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BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND,

From Egbert the Great to the Kevolution:

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.

Animom 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,

CORNHILI: J. PARKER, OXFORD : DEIGHTON AND SONS, CAMBRIDGE:
H. S. BAYNES AND CO. EDINBURGH; AND R. M. TIMS, DUBLIN.

1824.

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