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Author: Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.
Title: The history of England giving a true and impartial account of the most considerable transactions in church and state, in peace and war, during the reigns of all the kings and queens, from the coming of Julius Cæsar into Britain : with an account of all plots, conspiracies, insurrections, and rebellions ... : likewise, a relation of the wonderful prodigies ... to the year 1696 ... : together with a particular description of the rarities in the several counties of England and Wales, with exact maps of each county / by John Seller ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The history of England giving a true and impartial account of the most considerable transactions in church and state, in peace and war, during the reigns of all the kings and queens, from the coming of Julius Cæsar into Britain : with an account of all plots, conspiracies, insurrections, and rebellions ... : likewise, a relation of the wonderful prodigies ... to the year 1696 ... : together with a particular description of the rarities in the several counties of England and Wales, with exact maps of each county / by John Seller ...
Seller, John, fl. 1658-1698.

London: Printed by Job and John How, for John Gwillim ..., 1696.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Great Britain -- History.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A59136.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
modern bookplate
TO THE KING.
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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
CHAP. I. Of its Situation and Fruitfulness. The Manners, Cu∣stoms, and Religion of the Antient Britains. How it was first Inhabited. Why call'd Britain; and the Name of ENGLAND given to the Part we Inhabit. Julius Caesar Invited over, &c.
CHAP. II. Account of Julius Caesars Landing in this Island. The Battels Fought between Him and the Britains, with various Success. The British Princes that for the Liberty of their Country withstood him and the succeeding Emperours: With Strange Wonders and Prodigies, &c.
CHAP. III. A Continuation of the Succession of Roman Emperours Commanding in Britain: The British Princes that Opposed their Conquest. Christian Religion first Plan∣ted here by the Apostles St. Paul and St. Peter; their Martyrdoms, and the Ten Heathen Persecutions; with the Dreadful Signs and Wonders fore-running them. By what means the Gospel was Established in a National Church. The Romans leaving the Kingdom, &c.
CHAP. IV. How, on the Departure of the Romans, the Picts and Scots Invaded the Britains. The Succours the Romans sent them; and the Wall built from Sea to Sea, to prevent Incursions. By what means the Saxons were called In, in the Reign of King Vortigern, and how they got Footing so Strongly, as to setle their Heptarchie, or Seven King∣doms. Their Original, Manners, Laws, Customs and Religion.
CHAP. V. The Succession of the Petty Monarchs of the Kentish, South-Saxon, and East-Saxon Kingdoms; with what Remarkably Happen'd, during their respective Reigns, in Peace and War: The Time when they Began and Ended them; with the Limits of their Dominions.
1. Of the Kingdom of Kent, and the Succession of its seventeen Kings.
2. Of the South Saxon Kingdom, in the Succession of Four Kings.
3. The Kingdom of the East Saxons, in the Succession of Fourteen Kings.
CHAP. VI. A Description of the Kingdoms of Northumberland and Mercia; with the Succession of their Kings; and the most Memorable Transactions, Portents and Prodigies, both in Peace and War, that happened during their Reignes.
4. The Kingdom of Northumberland as it Began and continued in the Reignes of Twenty Five Kings.
5. The Kingdom of Mercia, in the Succession of its Twenty Kings, or Petty Monarchs, &c.
CHAP. VII. The Kingdoms of the East Angles and West Saxons, with their respective Succession of Kings; and what Happened of Note during their Reigns, in Peace and War; Particularly the Danish Invasion; and by what means England was reduced under a Sole Monarchy.
6. The East Angle Kingdom Described, with the Succession of its Fifteen Kings.
7. The West Saxon Kingdom described, with the Suc∣cession of its Kings; and what things worthy of Histo∣ry happened during their respective Reigns. Also by what means they at last Obtained the Sole Monarchy of England, &c.
CHAP. VIII. The Succession of the Fifteen Saxon Kings that were Sole Monarchs of England; with what Memorable Things happened in Peace and War during their Reigns; as Wonderful Sights, Prodigies, and Remarkable Ac∣cidents, &c. Till the time the Danes wrested the King∣dom (with much strugling) from them Anno Dom. 1017, about 230 Years after they made their first Invasion. Together with a Description of the Counties of England, one by one, after every Kings Reign; which will be con∣tinued throughout the Work, giving an Account of what is or has been Rare or Remarkable in each of them, &c.
The Reign of King Egbert, the First Sole Saxon Monarch of England.
Barkshire Described, &c.
The Reign of Ethelwolf, the Second Sole Monarch of England, &c.
Buckinghamshire Described, &c.
The Reign of Ethelbald the Third Sole Manarch of England.
Remarks on Bedfordshire, &c.
The Reign of Ethelbert, Fourth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Cambridgshire, &c.
The Reign of Ethelred, Fifth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Cornwal, &c.
The Reign of Alfrid, Sixth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on the County Palatine of Chester, &c.
The Reign of Edward the Elder, Seventh Sole Monarch of England, &c.
Remarks on Cumberland, &c.
The Reign of Ethelstan, Eighth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Derbyshire, &c.
The Reign of Edmund, Ninth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Devonshire, &c.
The Reign of Edred, &c. Tenth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Dorsetshire, &c.
The Reign of Edwye, the Eleventh Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on the Bishoprick of Durham, &c.
The Reign of King Edgar, Twelfth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on the County of Essex, &c.
The Reign of Edward, Thirteenth Sole Monarch of England, and by some Sirnamed the Martyr.
Remarks on Gloucestershire, &c.
The Reign of Ethelred, Fourteenth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Hampshire, or Hantshire.
The Reign of Edmund, who from his Valour and Hardiness was Sirnamed Ironside, Fifteenth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Hartfordshire, &c.
CHAP. IX. The Reigns of the Three Danish Kings, who were Sole Monarches of England, viz. Canute, Harrold, and Hardicanute; with the Memorable Things that happen∣ed in their several Reigns.
Some Observations on the Original of the Danes. A Brief Description of the Country from whence they came: Their manner of War, Religion, Customs, &c.
The Reign of Canute, Sixteenth Sole Monarch of England, and first of the Danes, that Reigned here.
Remarks on Huntingtonshire, &c.
The Reign of Harrold, Seventeenth Sole Monarch of England, &c.
Remarks on Herefordshire, &c.
The Reign of Hardicanute, the Third Danish King, and Eighteenth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on the County of Kent, &c.
CHAP. X. The Saxons Re-Entry upon the failure of Succession in the Danes; and what happened during the Reign of those Kings, till the Conquest made of England by William the Norman Conqueror.
The Reign of Edward, called the Confessor, Nine∣teenth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on the County Palatine of Lancaster, &c.
The Reign of Harrold, Twentieth Sole Monarch of England.
Remarks on Leicestershire, &c.
CHAP. XI. An Account of the Norman Original, How they came to be called Normans; With a Description of the Dutchey of Normandy, &c.
The Reign of WILLIAM the First, Sirnamed the Conquerer.
Remarks on Lincolnshire, &c.
The Reign of WILLIAM the Second, Sirnamed Rufus.
Remarks on the County of Middlesex, and the famous Cities of London and Westminster.
The Reign of HENRY the First, Sir∣named, for his great Learning, Beau-Clark, or Fine Schollar.
Remarks on Northamptonshire, &c.
The Reign of King STEPHEN.
Remarks on the County of Norfolk, &c.
The Reign of King HENRY the Second, commonly called Henry Fitz-Empress.
Remarks on Notinghamshire, &c.
The Reign of King RICHARD the First.
Remarks on the County of Northumberland.
The Reign of King JOHN.
Remarks on Oxfordshire, &c.
The Reign of King HENRY the Third.
Remarks on the County of Rutland.
The Reign of King EDWARD the First (since the Norman Conquest.)
Remarks on Shropshire, &c.
The Reign of EDWARD the Second (usually called Edward of Carnarvan.)
Remarks on Somersetshire, &c.
The Reign of EDWARD the Third (com∣monly called Edward of Windsor.)
Remarks on Staffordshire, &c.
The Reign of RICHARD the Second, (commonly called Richard of Bourdeaux.)
Remarks on the County of Suffolk, &c.
The Reign of HENRY the Fourth (com∣monly called Henry of Bullenbrook.)
Remarks on the County of Surry, &c.
The Reign of HENRY the Fifth (com∣monly called Henry of Monmouth.)
Remarks on the County of Sussex, &c.
The Reign of HENRY the Sixth (com∣monly called Henry of Windsor.)
Remarks on Warwickshire, &c.
The Reign of King EDWARD the Fourth.
Remarks on Westmorland, &c.
The Reign of King EDWARD the Fifth.
The Reign of King RICHARD the Third.
Remarks on Worcestershire, &c.
The Reign of King HENRY the Seventh.
Remarks on Wiltshire, &c.
The Reign of King HENRY the Eighth.
Remarks on Yorkshire in its three Ridings.
The Reign of King EDWARD the Sixth.
Remarks on the Principallity of Wales.
The Reign of Queen MARY the First.
A Brief Chronology of Martyrs, and famous Men and Women that have Suffered the Flames, and other Tor∣tures and Persecutions under Popery in England, be∣fore and since the happy Reformation: With the Ex∣hortations and Dying Words of the most Eminent of them.
The Reign of Queen ELIZABETH.
The Reign of King JAMES the First.
The Reign of King CHARLES the First.
The Reign of King CHARLES The Second.
The Reign of King JAMES the Second.
An Account of what Remarkably Occur'd since the Reign of King WILLIAM the III. and Queen MARY the II. to the Year 1606.