Excerpt From The History Of England, Vol 1 Of 10 From The First Invasion By The Romans To The Accession Of William And Mary In 1688Since The Year 1819, In Which The First Portion Of This Work Was Sent To The Press, Many New Sources Of Information Have Been Opened To The Writer Of English History From Time To Time Ancient Documents Of High Interest And Indisputable Authority Have Been Rescued From Oblivion By Searches Made Under The Auspices Of The Record Commission, Or Through The Zeal And Enterprise Of Literary Societies, And Of Private Individuals It Has Been My Endeavour To Embody The Substance Of All Such Discoveries In This Present Library Edition, Not Indeed By The Introduction Of Notes Or Dissertations At Corresponding Epochs, But By Inter Weaving The New Matter With The Old In One Conti Nuons Narrative Throughout The Work At The Same Time I Have Availed Myself Of The Opportunity To Fix The Dates Of Events With Greater Precision, To Correct Former Errors Of The Pen And Of The Press, And To Alter Certain Paragraphs, Occasionally Whole Chapters, Of The Last Edition, By Recasting Or Expanding Them In Con Formity With The Improvements Which I Wished To Introduce.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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