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Author: Tende, Gaspard de, 1618-1697.
Title: An account of Poland containing a geographical description of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and the wars they have been engag'd in, the constitution of that government, particularly the manner of electing and crowning their king, his power and prerogatives : with a brief history of the Tartars / by Monsieur Hauteville ... ; to which is added, a chronology of the Polish kings, the abdication of King John Casimir, and the rise and progress of Socinianisme ; likewise a relation of the chief passages during the last interregnum ; and the election and coronation of the new King Frederic Augustus ; the whole comprehending whatsoever is curious and worthy of remark in the former and present state of Poland.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An account of Poland containing a geographical description of the country, the manners of the inhabitants, and the wars they have been engag'd in, the constitution of that government, particularly the manner of electing and crowning their king, his power and prerogatives : with a brief history of the Tartars / by Monsieur Hauteville ... ; to which is added, a chronology of the Polish kings, the abdication of King John Casimir, and the rise and progress of Socinianisme ; likewise a relation of the chief passages during the last interregnum ; and the election and coronation of the new King Frederic Augustus ; the whole comprehending whatsoever is curious and worthy of remark in the former and present state of Poland.
Tende, Gaspard de, 1618-1697.

London: Printed for T. Goodwin ..., and H. Newman ..., 1698.
Alternate titles: Relation historique de la Pologne. English.
Notes:
First edition in English.
Translation of Relation historique de la Pologne.
Reproduction of original in Library of Congress.
Subject terms:
Jan -- II Kazimierz, -- King of Poland, -- 1609-1672.
Augustus -- II, -- King of Poland, -- 1670-1733.
Socinianism.
Poland -- Politics and government.
Poland -- Social life and customs.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A64345.0001.001

Contents
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To His EXCELLENCY The Earl of GALLWAY, Lieutenant General of the King's Ar∣mies, one of the Lords Justices of Ireland, and General of His Majesty's Forces in that King∣dom.
THE PREFACE.
THE CONTENTS.
THE Present State OF POLAND.
CHAP. I. Of the Constitution of the Polish Government, and the Principal Officers of State.
CHAP. II. Of the Division of Poland into Provinces.
CHAP. III. Of the State of Poland, with respect to its Neighbors; and of the various Success of the Wars in which it has been engag'd with 'em.
CHAP. IV. Of the Tartars.
CHAP. V. Of Ukrania, and the Cossacks; with an Account of the Lithuanians and Livonians.
CHAP. VI. Of the State of POLAND.
CHAP. VII. Of the KING.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Senate in General.
CHAP. IX. Of the Senate in particular, and first of the Bi∣shops.
CHAP. X. Of the Palatins, Castellans, and Officers of State who are Senators.
CHAP. XI. Of the Order of the Nobility or Gentry.
CHAP. XII. Of the Officers who are not Senators.
CHAP. XIII. Of the Interregnum.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Election of a King.
CHAP. XV. Of the Diets in general.
CHAP. XVI. Of the Diet of the Election.
CHAP. XVII. Of the Election of a Successor.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Pacta Conventa, or the Contract betwixt the King and the People.
CHAP. XIX. Of the King's Coronation.
CHAP. XX. Of the Queens of Poland.
CHAP. XXI. Of the Polish Army.
CHAP. XXII. Of the Estates and Revenues of the Polan∣ders.
CHAP. XXIII. Of the Customs, Humour, and Inclinations of the Polanders.
CHAP. XXIV. Of the Religion of the Polanders.
CHAP. XXV. Of the Administration of Justice.
CHAP. XXVI. Of Marriages and Funerals.
CHAP. XXVII. Of the Diet, and Entertainments of the Po∣landers.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of the way of Travelling in Poland.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the Polish COINS.
An APPENDIX, CONTAINING A Chronological Abridgment Of the HISTORY of POLAND; Some Remarks upon the Government of that Kingdom, And the ABDICATION of K. JOHN CASIMIR: And an Account Of the Present State of SOCINIANISM in that COUNTREY.
Lechus.
Cracus.
Lechus II.
QUEEN Venda.
Primislaus, or Lescus I.
Lesco II. Surnam'd the Black.
Lesco III.
Popiel I.
Popiel II.
Piastus.
Semovitus, or ziemonitus.
Lesco IV.
Semislaus, or ziemomistus.
Mesco, or Miecislaus.
Boleslaus I. Surnam'd Chrobri.
Mesco, or Miecislaus II.
Casimir I.
Boleslaus II. Surnam'd the Bold.
Vladislaus I. Surnam'd Hermannus.
Boleslaus III. Surnam'd Crivoustus.
Vladislaus II.
Boleslaus IV. Surnam'd Crispus.
Miecislaus III. Surnam'd the Aged.
Casimit II.
Lesco V. Surnam'd the White.
Boleslaus V. Surnam'd the Chast.
Lesco VI. Surnam'd the Black.
Premislaus II.
Wenceslaus
Vladislaus III. Surnam'd Locticus.
Casimit III. Surnam'd the Great.
Lewis
Vladislaus IV. or II. call'd Jagello.
Vladislaus V. or III.
Casimit IV. Surnam'd the Great.
John Albert.
Alexander.
Sigismund I.
Sigismund II. Surnam'd Augustus.
Henry of Valois.
Stephen Bathori, Prince of Transilvania.
Sigismund III.
Vladislaus VI, or IV.
John Casimit,
Michael.
John Sobieski.
SOME REMARKS UPON THE GOVERNMENT OF POLAND.
AN ACCOUNT Of the Rise of Socinianism in POLAND, And of the Present state of that SECT.
The EDICT of King Si∣gismund against the Socini∣ans.
John Casimire by the Grace of God King of Poland, and Great Duke of Lithuania, &c.
A LETTER giving an Ac∣count of the Present state of the Socinians.
Here follows a Petition of the Socinians sent some years ago into England, representing briefly their miserable Con∣dition in these Terms.
A SHORT ACCOUNT Of the Late INTERREGNUM IN POLAND, AND THE ELECTION OF THE Present KING.