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Author Higden, Ranulf, -1364.

Title Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden monachi Cestrensis [microform] : together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century / edited by Rev. Joseph Rawson Lumby ; published by the authority of the lords commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, under the direction of the master of the rolls.

Imprint London : Longman, 1865-86.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 21088-93.    ---  Available
Description 9 v. : facsims. ; 26 cm.
Series Great Britain. Public Record Office. Rerum britannicarum medii aevi scriptores: or, Chronicles and memorials of Great Britain and Ireland during the middle ages ; no. 41
Library of English literature ; LEL 21088-93.
Note Imprint varies slightly.
Vols. 1-2, edited by Churchill Babington.
Vol. 8-9 contain continuations including those of Caxton and Johannes Malverne.
There was probably a 1st edition ending at 1327. The later portion down to 1342 is by Higden, the continuations from the date by others. cf. Dict. nat. biog.
The first book comprises a brief description of the two countries of the known world, and a more particular account of Great Britain.
Master microform held by: LrI.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, 1970. 6 microfiches ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English Literature ; LEL 21088-93).
Note s 1970 ilu n
Subject World history.
Great Britain -- Description and travel
Added Author Trevisa, John, -1402.
Caxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492.
Malverne, John, -1415?
Babington, Churchill, 1821-1889.
Lumby, J. Rawson (Joseph Rawson), 1831-1895.

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