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Camden"s Britannia abridg"d

William Camden

Camden"s Britannia abridg"d

with improvements, and continuations, to this present time. To which are added, exact lists of the present nobility of England, Scotland, and Ireland: ...

by William Camden

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Published by printed by J. B. for Joseph Wild in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 852, no. 2.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.([34],822;103,[5]p.),plates
Number of Pages822
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16895747M

The College of Arms at that time was not Camdens Britannia abridgd book a centre of genealogical and heraldic study, but also a centre of antiquarian study. He drew upon unpublished text by the likes of William Lambarde, and travelled extensively throughout Britain collecting first hand information, even taking the time to learn Welsh and Old English. It was also published in Frankfurt in and Other than Durt-wich, of course. When he was first encouraged to write his great work inthe printing press had not yet even been established in England it would be set up in by William Caxton.

The authorities were few, and these in the highest degree occasional or fragmentary. Then follow, in due course, the Camdens Britannia abridgd book Life and the selected correspondence; and so finally the monument is unveiled for the pigeons of the Press to perch upon. Pytheas referred to Prettanike or Brettaniai, a group of islands off the coast of North-Western Europe. But the Britannia lay high out of the reach of fatal pedantic attack, and this little cloud over the reputation of the book passed entirely away, and is remembered now only as a curiosity of literature. Originally published in Latin inthis reprinting of Camden's epic geographical work is of the rare, revised, amended and enlarged English translation by the "translator general" Philimon Holland. He died at Chislehurst on 9 Novemberand was buried at Westminster Abbey, where his monument, incorporating a demi-figure of Camden holding a copy of the Britannia, can still be seen in the south transept " Poets' Corner ".

In he founded an endowed lectureship in History at Oxford — the first in the world — which continues to this day as the Camden Chair in Ancient History. British revival[ edit ] In James Gillray 's Britannia between Scylla and CharybdisBritannia is shown without the weapons which would invariably characterise her in the 19th century Medieval use[ edit ] After Camdens Britannia abridgd book Roman withdrawalthe term "Britannia" remained in use in Britain and abroad. And when the first Latin edition appeared, it was hailed as a first glory in the diadem of Elizabeth. He was a very rapid worker, he spared no pains, and innine years after Ortelius set him going, his first draft was issued from the press. It proved very popular, and ran through five further editions, of,andeach greatly enlarged from its predecessor in both textual content and illustrations. The figure of Britannia was said by Samuel Pepys to have been modelled on Frances Teresa Stuart, the future Duchess of Richmond[7] who was famous at the time for refusing to become the mistress of Charles II, despite the King's strong infatuation with her.


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Camden"s Britannia abridg"d by William Camden Download PDF Ebook

In this depiction, Britannia's association with the sea is provided by her holding an anchoran attribute Camdens Britannia abridgd book represented by Poseidon's Trident. Other writings[ edit ] Camdens Britannia abridgd book Camden's other works were the Institutio Graecae Camdens Britannia abridgd book compendiaria in usum regiae scholae Westmonasteriensisa Greek grammar which remained a standard school textbook for over a century; Actio in Henricum Garnetum, Societatis Jesuiticae in Anglia superiorema Latin translation of the trial of the Gunpowder Plottersaimed at an international readership; an unpublished essay on printing; [12] and a number of Latin poems.

To my friends, Sir Frederick Maurice and Sir George Arthur, have been entrusted the duty of arranging the memoirs of our greatest modern soldier, and their work.

Thulean island "six days' sail north of Britain, and [ His health was poor, but Camdens Britannia abridgd book continued to write history, eager, as he says, to show that "though I have been a studious admirer of venerable antiquity, yet have I not been altogether an incurious spectator of modern occurrences.

For he, being of a very excellent and strong constitution of body, chose out the Academia, an unwholesome place of Attica, for to study in, and so the superfluous rankness of body which might overlay the mind, might be kept under by the dis-temperature of the place.

One pageant performed on the streets of London in was described in Anthony Munday 's Triumphs of Reunited Britannia: On a mount triangular, as the island of Britain itself is described to be, we seat in the supreme place, under the shape of a fair and beautiful nymph, Britannia herself Camden considered having the Britannia printed in the Low Countriesand although that did not happen, the third edition ofin addition to its London printing, was also published the same year in Frankfurtand reprinted there in But when it came to the minute description of the counties there was nothing for it but personal travel; and accordingly Camden spent what holidays he could snatch from his labours as a schoolmaster in making a deliberate survey of the divisions of England.

The first part books 1—3 of the Annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha, ad annum salutis M. Chose him to Survey the several Counties Full vellum binding, a little split inside at half title page, but still intact, spine with ink title inscription.

Other than Durt-wich, of course. The book opens with an account of the first inhabitants of Britain, and their manners and customs; how the Romans fared, and what antiquities they left behind, with copious plates of Roman coins.

I personally think it is awesome because the alternative is often the landfill, burn pile or if you are lucky, being recycled which if that was all the time would be awesome, but it often is not the option.

This is clearly not conducive to serious history, so Camden often cuts his losses. Following the migration of Brythonic Celts, the term Britannia also came to refer to the Armorican peninsula at least from the 6th century.

Camden was in his sixtieth year, in ; he had enjoyed slow success, violent detraction, and final triumph. I hope you do well with them!! I have been diligent in the records of this realm.Provenance: Camden's Britannia - scarce 4th Gibson edition, "Britannia, or a Chorographical Description of Great Britain and Ireland, together with the adjacent islands", written in Latin by William Camden, Clarenceux King at Arms, and translated into English, with additions and improvements by Edmund Gibson, DD, late Lord Bishop of galisend.comcturer: Antiqua Print Gallery.

Reduced version of Camden's Britannia with maps by John Seller

Camdens Britannia abridgd book William Camden (2 May – 9 November ) was an English antiquarian, historian, topographer, and herald, best known as author of Britannia, the first chorographical survey of the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Annales, the first detailed historical account of the reign of Elizabeth I Died: 9 November (aged 72), Chislehurst, England.

Available now at galisend.com - ISBN: - Hardcover - David and Charles Reprints - - Facsimile impression. - pp. A Facsimile of the edition published by Edmund Gibson. Includes a Camdens Britannia abridgd book note by Gwyn Walters. VG: in Very Good condition in blue slip case.

Light spotting to prelims Blue hardback cloth cover with green cloth/gilt galisend.com Edition: Facsimile Impression.CAMDEN, William. Camden's Britannia, Newly Translated into English: with Large Additions pdf Improvements.

London: printed by F. Collins for A. Swalle. and A. and J. Churchil, volume, folio, text printed and numbered in double columns, with woodcut initials, numerous textual woodcuts and copper engravings throughout, internally clean and bright.Britannia made its début, in Download pdf, on 2 Maywith enlarged editions following in,andthe final Latin edition in Camden's lifetime, published in folio and containing an index, maps by Saxton and Norden, and engravings of coins, monuments, and topographical sites-all in all, an impressive and editorially.Britannia was recognized as an important work of Renaissance scholarship, ebook only in England, but across the European "Republic of Ebook.

Camden considered having the Britannia printed in the Low Countries, and although that did not happen, the third edition ofin addition to its London printing, was also published the same year in Frankfurt, and reprinted there in