|Author:||Allen, Thomas, d. 1684.|
|Title:||Cheirexokåe [sic] the excellency or handy-vvork of the royal hand.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Cheirexokåe [sic] the excellency or handy-vvork of the royal hand.
Allen, Thomas, d. 1684., Harris, Thomas, 17th cent.
London: Printed by William Godbid for the author, 1665.
Title transliterated from Greek.
"The epistle dedicatory" signed: T.A., M.D.
Written by Dr. Thomas Allen. Cf. Halkett & Laing. Cf. also Wm. Beckett's Enquiry in the antiquity and efficacy of touching for the king's evil, 1722, p. 58: "Dr. Thomas Allen, sometime of Caius College in Cambridge, afterward physician in ordinary to King Charles the Second, published a treatise of the cure of the evil by the touch, which he entitles, 'The excellency or handy-work of the royal hand'." BM attributes to either Allen or to Thomas Harris.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
To the Puissant and Illustrious PRINCE IAMES Duke of YORK and ALBANIE, LORD of ƲLTONE, LORD CHIEF ADMIRALL of ENGLAND, AND KNIGHT of the most Renowned and Noble Order of the GARTER.
THE EXCELLENCY or HANDY VVORK OF THE Royal Hand.