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Author: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552.
Title: The description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland the auncient estate of theyr kynges, the moste horrible and incredible tiranny of the second Christiern, kyng of Denmarke, agaynst the Swecians, the poleticke attaynyng to the crowne of Gostaue, wyth hys prudent prouidyng for the same. Collected and gathered out of sundry laten aucthors, but chieflye out of Sebastian Mounster. By George North. Set forth accordyng to the order in the Quenes Maiesties iniunction.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The description of Swedland, Gotland, and Finland the auncient estate of theyr kynges, the moste horrible and incredible tiranny of the second Christiern, kyng of Denmarke, agaynst the Swecians, the poleticke attaynyng to the crowne of Gostaue, wyth hys prudent prouidyng for the same. Collected and gathered out of sundry laten aucthors, but chieflye out of Sebastian Mounster. By George North. Set forth accordyng to the order in the Quenes Maiesties iniunction.
Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552., North, George,

Imprinted at London: By Iohn Awdely, dwelling in litle Britaine Streete, by great S. Bartelmewes, Anno. 1561. The. 28. of October.
Alternate titles: Cosmographia. English. Selections Cosmographia. Of the countrye and kynges of Swecia.
Notes:
Almost entirely a translation from Münster's "Cosmographia" (STC).
With a dedication to Thomas Steuckley. Variant: with cancel dedication to Nils Gyllenstierna.
Signatures: A6 B-F4 G2.
Running title reads: Of the countrye and kynges of Swecia.
Subject terms:
Scandinavia -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Scandinavia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08332.0001.001

Contents
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¶ To the ryght woor∣shypfull, and hys synguler good Mayster, Mayster Thomas Steuckley Esquire, hys obedi∣dient seruaunt George North wysheth pros∣perous health, wyth encrease of muche worship.
¶ The description of the most florishyng Countrye of Gothia, or Gotlande, wyth the auncient raygne of theyr noble Princes.
¶ Of the auncient Kynges of the Gothes & Swecians, after the aucthority of Iohn Mag∣nus, Archbishop of Vpsalen.
¶ The antiquitie / the doynges, the encrease, and the rytches, wyth the naturall situacion of the most florishyng and lar∣gest Country of all the Northeast Regions, na∣med Sweonia or Swecia, & as it is com∣monly called Swedia.
¶ Of the Kynges of Swecia.
¶Who were Kynges of Swecia, after Charles the great.
¶ The tragicall hystorye, and tiranicall doynges of the second Christiern king of Denmarke.
¶ How Prince Gostaue escaped out of cap∣tiuity, and after deliuered his Country.
¶ The most noble / mag¦nificent, and vertuous Prince Gostaue, the onely deliuerer of his Country from al cruel bon∣dage, vyle seruitude and misery: is wor∣thely elected Kyng.
¶ The descripcion of Finland, after the auc∣thoritie of Seba. Mounster.
¶ The Lordes prayerin the Swecian Language.
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