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Seven Scarce Biographical Pamphlets
A collection of seven scarce seventeenth and eighteenth-century pamphlets detailing the life, works, letters,deeds and crimesof various men of merit and dishonour. Includes: 1650-London-John Stafford: An Exact Narration of the Life and Death of the Reverend and Learned Prelate, and Painfull Divine, Lancelot Andrews, Late Bishop of Winchester. With a portrait frontispiece. Lancelot Andrewes (1555 25 September 1626) was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, Ely and Winchester and oversaw the translation of the Authorized Version (or King James Version) of the Bible. 1665-London-William Miller: The Life and Death of Pompey the Great. With all his Glorious Victories and Triumphs. As Also the Life and Death of Artaxerxes Mnemon, one of the Great Persian Emperours. By Sa. Clarke sometime pastor in St. bennet Finck London. Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey, was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic. Pompey and Caesar contended for the leadership of the Roman state, leading to a civil war. When Pompey was defeated at the Battle of Pharsalus, he sought refuge in Egypt, where he was assassinated. His career and defeat are significant in Rome's subsequent transformation from Republic to Principate and Empire. 1689-London-J. Dunton: The Bloody Assizes: Or, a Compleat History of the Life of George Lord Jefferies from His Birth to this present Time. Wherein among other things, is … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]

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