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Author Baker, Richard, Sir, 1568-1645.

Title A chronicle of the kings of England : from the time of the Romans government, unto the death of King James the First. Containing all passages of state and church, with all other observations proper for a chronicle. Faithfully collected out of authors ancient and modern; and digested into a method. By Sir Richard Baker, Knight. Whereunto is added, The reign of King Charles the First, and King Charles the Second. In which are many material affairs of state, never before published; and likewise the most remarkable occurrences relating to King Charles the Second's most wonderful restauration, by the prudent conduct of George late Duke of Albemarle, Captain General of all His Majesties armies. As they were extracted out of His Excellencies own papers, and the journals and memorials of those imployed in the most important and secret transactions of that time. All which additions are revised in this ninth impression, and freed from many errors and mistakes of the former editions.

Published London : printed for Ben. Tooke; A. and J. Churchill, at the Black-Swan in Pater-Noster-Row; and G. Sawbridge, at the Three Flower-de-Luces in Little-Brittain, M DC XCVI. [1696]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 76 unnumbered pages, 796 pages, 44 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations (portrait)
monochrome rdacc
Series Early English books online.
Notes With added engraved title page.
"Epistle to the reader" signed: E. Phillips.
Editions after 1660 have a continuation by Edward Phillips which is valuable authority for the period 1658-1660 and is based on the lost papers of Sir Thomas Clarges Monck's, brother-in-law. Cf. Davies, G. Bibl. of Brit. hist., 1603-1714.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Arber's Term cat. II, 76.
Wing (2nd ed., 1994) B510.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1754:20) s1999 miun s.
Other author Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696?. Reign of King Charles the First.
Subject Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649. -- Early works to 1800.
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685. -- Early works to 1800.
Nobility -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Early works to 1800.
Variant Title Reign of King Charles the First.
Local subject Internet access