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Historical Essays; First Series Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R452
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Historical Essays; First Series Volume 4 (Paperback): Edward Augustus Freeman

Historical Essays; First Series Volume 4 (Paperback)

Edward Augustus Freeman

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: .( SAINT THOMAS OF CANTERBURY AND HIS BIOGRAPHERS.' Vita 8. Tkomse Cantuariensis Archiepiscopi et Martyris. Epistolse Sancti Thomas Cantuariemis et aliorum. Gilberti Episcopi Londoniensis Epistolie. Herberti de Boseham Opera quse extant omnia. Edidit J. A. Giles, LL.D. 8 volumes. Oxford, 1845. Joannis Sarisburiensis Opera omnia. Collegit J. A. Giles, J.C.D. 5 volumes. Oxford, 1848. Tlie History of Latin Christianity. By Henry Hart Mil- man, D.D. Vol. III. London, 1854. The Life and Martyrdom of Saint Tiiomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury and Legate of the Holy See. By John Morris, Canon of Northampton. London, 185!). Becket, ArclMslwp of Canterbury. A Biography. By James Craigie Robertson, M.A., Canon of Canterbury. London, A Full catalogue of the materials for the history of the wonderful man whose name heads this Article, a complete list of all the books, old and new, of which he has been the subject, would take up a space rather suited for an article itself than for the mere heading of one. We have selected a few only of the most recent and important. We have original materials of every sort, ? chronicles, biographies, private letters, state-papers; we have the panegyrics of friends, the invectives of enemies, the correspondence of theman himself. And as his own age was divided in its opinion of him, ours seems to be divided no less. He has still enemies who pursue him with the fierceness of a Gilbert Foliot, and idolators who worship him with the devotion of a Herbert of Bosham. There is hardly any man of past times for estimating whose life and character we have such ample means. Every action of his own, every action of others with regard to him, has been chronicled and commented on by men who were both eyewitnesses and actors. And there are few men ab...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Edward Augustus Freeman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 142
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22237-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-22237-4
Barcode: 9780217222372

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