... Liber de illustribus Henricis. Edited by the Rev. Francis Charles Hingeston.

London: Longman, [et. al.], 1858. Royal 8vo, pp. [4], lvii-lxii, 319; folding facsimile in color; ex-library copy with usual markings, hinges cracked, endpapers slightly foxed and soiled, covers and extremities rubbed, top of spine chipped with small loss of text, spine rubbed with small chips, else a good, sound copy in contemporary quarter brown morocco gilt over black paper-covered boards. This work is written to celebrate famous Henries; the most illustrious, in Capgrave's opinion, is Henry VI, to whom this work is dedicated. The first part is devoted to the Henries of the Holy Roman Empire (Henry I-VI); the second part to the Henries of England (I-VI); and the third part to other great Henries in various parts of the world. Capgrave (1393-1464), prior of Lynn in Norfolk, was a scholar and prolific writer of Biblical studies and histories. In the original Latin. Item #13799

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