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Elegans, illustris, et facilis rerum, præsertim Britannicarum, et aliarum obiter, notatu dignarum, a mundi exordio ad annum Domini. 1307. narratio quam Matthæus VVestmonasteriensis monachus, eius author, vir in vtraque literature eruditus, Flores historiarum scripsit.

Author/creator Paris, Matthew, 1200-1259
Other author/creatorParker, Matthew, 1504-1575.
Other author/creatorRishanger, William, 1250?-1312?
Other author/creatorRoger, of Wendover, d. 1236. Flores historiarum.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info[London : Printed by Richard Jugge], Anno Domini. 1567. vicesimo die Octobris.
Description[2], 339, [1], 227, [1] p.
Supplemental Content
Uniform titleHistoria major. Abridgments
Variant title Historia major. Abridgments.
Series Early English books online. ^A888680
General noteBook 1, covering through the year 1066, follows closely the "Historia major" of Matthew Paris. Book 2 is an abridgment from the same work, with additions, covering 1067-1307. The additions from 1259-1273 have been attributed to William Rishanger.
General note"Matthæus Westmonasteriensis" is a fictitious name traditionally assigned to this compilation.
General noteThe "Historia major" is based on an earlier work by Roger of Wendover also known as "Flores historiarum", probably based in turn on an earlier St. Albans chronicle. See Vaughan, Richard. "Matthew Paris" (Cambridge, 1958).
General noteEdited by Matthew Parker.
General notePrinter's name from STC.
General noteBook 2 has separate pagination beginning on 1A1r.
General noteRunning title reads: Flores historiarum.
General noteReproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
References STC (2nd. ed.) 17652.
Reproduction noteElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 435:9)
Other title Flores historiarum.
Stock numberCL0036000013 ProQuest. 789 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3218

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