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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Higden, Ranulf, -1364.
Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden monachi Cestrensis.
London, Longman & Co.; [etc., etc.] 1865-86
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ranulf Higden; John Trevisa; William Caxton; John Malverne; Churchill Babington; J Rawson Lumby
|Language Note:||Includes texts in Latin & Middle English, with English introduction & notes.|
|Notes:||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.
|Description:||9 volumes frontispieces (volumes 1-2, folded facsimiles) 26 cm.|
|Series Title:||Rerum Britannicarum medii aevi scriptores.|
|Responsibility:||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.|