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  1.  530J.  Thomas Beard, -1632.

The theatre of Gods judgements: wherein is represented the admirable justice of God against all notorious sinners, great and small, specially [sic] against the most eminent persons in the world, whose exorbitant power had broke through the barres of divine and humane law. Collected out of sacred, ecclesiasticall, and pagan histories by two most reverend doctors in divinity, Thomas Beard of Huntington, and Tho. Taylor, the famous late preacher of Mary Aldermanbury in London. The incomparable use of this book for ministers and others is largely expressed in the preface.

London: printed by S.I. [i.e. Susan Islip] & M.H. [i.e. Mary Hearne] and are to be sold by Richard Whitaker at the signe of the Kings Armes in St Pauls Churchyard,* MDCXLVIII. [1648].     $5,000


2. 561J Borlase Edmund [compiler]

The history of the execrable Irish rebellion trac’d from many preceding acts, to the grand eruption the 23. of October, 1641. and thence pursued to the act of settlement.                                                                                                                                         

London, England: Henry Brome, Robert Clavel, and Richard Chiswell in St.Paul’s Church-Yard., 1680.     Price $2,700


 “the first great historian in the English language”

569J Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674.

The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year 1641. With the precedent Passages, and Actions, that contributed thereunto, and the happy End, and Conclusion thereof by the King’s blessed restoration, and return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. Written by the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Clarendon, Late Lord High Chancellor of England, Privy Counsellor in the Reigns of King Charles the First and the Second. Volume the third.

Oxford : printed at the Theater, An. Dom. MDCCIV. [1704] (1704-07.). $4,500


570J David Lloyd  1635-1692.

Memoires of the lives, actions, sufferings & deaths of those noble, reverend, and excellent personages, that suffered by death, sequestration, decimation, or otherwise, for the Protestant religion, and the great principle thereof, allegiance to their soveraigne, in our late intestine wars, from the year 1637, to the year 1660. and from thence continued to 1666. With the life and martyrdom of King Charles I. By Da: Lloyd, A.M. sometime of Oriel-Colledge in Oxon.

London : printed for Samuel Speed; and sold by him at the Rainbow between the two Temple-gates; by John Wright, at the Globe in Little-Britain; John Symmes, at Gresham-Colledge-gate in Bishops-gate-street; and James Collins, in Westminster-Hall, MDCLXVIII. [1668]. 


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