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These wills of members of the English Royalty from William the Conqueror through Henry VII are in their original language and often have brief introductions, annotations and postscripts in English. With a Glossary and "Additional Observations and Corrections." x, 434 pp. Originally published: London: J. Nichols, 1780.
"This series of miscellaneous and different wills presents us with many curious particulars. We learn from them more of the manners and private life of our illustrious ancestors, some new facts in their public history, and several new descents in their pedigrees. The prospect of death sets their lives in a new point of light." --Preface, v
|Publication Date||July 16, 2012|
|Primary Category||History/Europe - Great Britain - General|