1735 1ed King Richard the Lionheart Henry II England Benedict of Peterborough 2v

BENEDICT, of Peterborough

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Benedict Abbot of Peterborough was a 12th-century churchman who has long been the attributed author of the book ‘Gestis Henri Regis II et Richardi I’ – chronicles on the 12th-century kings of England, Henry II and Richard I. Richard I is considered to be one of the best medieval kings much in part to this military leadership and conquests during the Third Crusade. His leadership earned him the name ‘Richard the Lionheart’ because of his reputation.

 

This 1735 Oxford edition was collected and edited by Thomas Hearne, printed in two fine leather volumes.

 

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1735 1ed King Richard the Lionheart Henry II England Benedict of Peterborough 2v

 

Benedict Abbot of Peterborough was a 12th-century churchman who has long been the attributed author of the book ‘Gestis Henri Regis II et Richardi I’ – chronicles on the 12th-century kings of England, Henry II and Richard I. Richard I is considered to be one of the best medieval kings much in part to this military leadership and conquests during the Third Crusade. His leadership earned him the name ‘Richard the Lionheart’ because of his reputation.

 

This 1735 Oxford edition was collected and edited by Thomas Hearne, printed in two fine leather volumes.

 

Item number: #16994

Price: $750

 

BENEDICT, of Peterborough

 

Benedictus, Abbas Petroburgensis, de vita & gestis Henrici II. et Ricardi I.

 

Oxonii : E Theatro Sheldoniano, 1735. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages – 2 volumes
    • 1 – LXXI, [1], 380
    • 2 – [381]-873, [3]
  • References: ESTC 21523
  • Provenance: Bookplate – Northage John de Ville Mather
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.25in (20.5cm x 13cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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16994

Categories

Military & War

European History

Authors

BENEDICT, of Peterborough

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete