This book presents a detailed study of a thousand years of historical writing in England. It provides an excellent useful biography and a valuable guide to the principle chronicles for each reign in England.
Table of Contents
1 Chroniclers of the Reigh of Edward II, 2 Ranulf Higden 3 Chroniclers of the Reigh of Edward III: the Seculars and Layma=en 4 of the Reigh of Edward III the Religious 5 Thomas walsingham 6 Chroniclers of Reign of Richard II 7 The Biographies of Henry V 8 The Brut Chroniclers and the Chroniclers of London in the Fiftheenth Century 9 Chroniclers of the Wars of the Roses- English. 10 Chroniclers of the Wars of the Roses- Foreign 11 The Antiquaries- John Rous and William Worcester 12 The end of the monastic Tradition of Historigraphy- Thomas Elmham, Thomas Burton and John Whethamsted 13 The end of the monastic Tradition of Historigraphy- minor Works. 14 The Humanist Historians- Thomas More and Polydore Vergil. Epilogue.
A Gransden (Author)