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Historia compendiosa anglicana: or, A compendious history of England: wherein is contained, an account of its rulers, or Kings, from about the year of the creation 2851, in the time of the prophet Samuel, to the year of salvation, 1741. Adorn'd with portraitures, at length, of those monarchs, who have sway'd the British sceptre since the conquest: the history of the Kings of Scotland, from the reign of Fergus, Anno Mundi 3618, 'till King James the First united that Crown to the English Diadem: ... To which is annex'd, an appendix, relating to York, and those illustrious personages that have proved inestimable blessings to this extensive county; ...Also compleat indexes to the whole, illustrated with explanatory notes, describing remote parts of the earth; Kings famous in ancient mythology; founders of states and monarchies; and many curious observations proper to entertain the learned and ingenious reader. Faithfully and diligently collected by Thomas Gent.
- Gent, Thomas, 1693-1778.
- MDCCXLI. 
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York : printed and sold by the author, MDCCXLI. 
2v. : ill.,music ; 12⁰.