An epitome of all the lives of the kings of France From Pharamond the first, to the now most Christian King Levvis the thirteenth. With a relation of the famous battailes of the two kings of England, who were the first victorious princes that conquered France. Translated out of the French coppy by R.B. Esq.

Title

An epitome of all the lives of the kings of France From Pharamond the first, to the now most Christian King Levvis the thirteenth. With a relation of the famous battailes of the two kings of England, who were the first victorious princes that conquered France. Translated out of the French coppy by R.B. Esq.

Author

Commynes, Philippe de, ca. 1447-1511, attributed name.

Brathwaite, Richard, 1588?-1673, attributed name.

Basset, Robert, attributed name.

Date

1639

Place of Publication

London

Availability

This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. This Phase I text is available for reuse, according to the terms of Creative Commons 0 1.0 Universal. The text can be copied, modified, distributed and performed, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

Download:

Text analysis: Explore this text with Voyant Tools (this link takes you to the voyant-tools.org website - find out more here)



Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Attributed by the translator to Philippe de Commynes, though the period covered continues after his death. Sometimes also attributed to Robert Basset. "To the generous reader" signed: R.B., i.e. Richard Brathwait? Robert Basset?. Probably compiled from a number of authors; see Black, M.W. Richard Brathwait, 1928, p. 145. With an additional title page, engraved: The epitome of all the lives of the French kings from Pharamond ye first to the now regning Lewis the 13 contaynening [sic] all there chefest actions. With four final contents leaves. Running title reads: The history of all the French kings. Reproduction of the original in Cambridge University Library.

Extent

Approx. 321 KB of XML-encoded text transcribed from 207 1-bit group-IV TIFF page images.

Identifiers
  • OTA: A01158
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A01158
  • DLPS: A01158
  • STC: STC 11273
  • STC: ESTC S108602
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99844260
  • PROQUEST: 99844260
  • VID: 9053