The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume IX. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift.

XIII. Scholars and Antiquaries



A complete Bibliography of the works of Richard Bentley and of all the literature called forth by his acts or by his writings, by A. T. Bartholomew and J. W. Clark, was published at Cambridge in 1908.

A. Collected Works and Correspondence

Works. Vols. 1–3. Ed. Dyce, A. No more appeared. They contain the Dissertations upon the Epistles of Phalaris, etc.; Epistola ad J. Millium; Sermons at Boyle’s Lecture and his other Sermons; Remarks upon a Discourse of Free-Thinking; Proposals for printing the Greek Testament, etc. 1836–8.

Richardi Bentleii et doctorum virorum Epistolae. Ed. Burney, C. 1807, 1825.

Epistolae Bentleii, Graevii, etc. Ed. Kraft, F. G. Altona, 1831.

The Correspondence of Richard Bentley. Ed. Wordsworth, Chr. 2 vols. 1842.

B. Separate Works and Editions

Epistola ad Joannem Millium [on Malelas]. Published as an Appendix to Mill’s edition of the Historia Chronica of Malelas. Oxford. 1691.

The Folly of Atheism. Boyle Lecture, I. 1692.

Matter and Motion cannot Think. Boyle Lecture, II. 1692.

A Confutation of Atheism from the Structure and Origin of Humane Bodies. 3 parts. (Boyle Lectures, III, IV, V.) 1692.

A Confutation of Atheism from the Origin and Frame of the World. 3 parts (Boyle Lectures, VI, VII, VIII.) 1692–3.

Four Letters from Sir Isaac Newton, containing some arguments in proof of a Deity. 1692–3. Ptd. 1756.

Bentley’s Sermons on the Confutation of Atheism were collected and rptd. 1699, 1724, 1735, 1809. They were translated into Latin (Berlin, 1696), German (1715), French, and Dutch.

Of Revelation and the Messias. Sermon … 5 July, 1696. 1696.

Callimachi Fragmenta a Richardo Bentleio collecta.—R. Bentleii Animadversiones in nonnulla Hymnorum Callimachi loca. Published in edition by Graevius, J. G. Utrecht, 1697.

A Proposal for building a Royal Library. 1697. Rptd. in Bartholomew and Clark, pp. 93 ff.

Temple, Sir W. Upon Ancient and Modern Learning. (Miscellanea, vol. II.) 1690. [Extols the writings of Phalaris and Aesop.]

Wotton, W. Reflections upon Ancient and Modern Learning. 1694. [Answers Sir W. Temple.]

Phalaridis Agrigentinorum Tyranni Epistolae. Rec. Boyle, C. Oxford, 1695. 1718. [The preface insults Bentley.]

Dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris, Themistocles, Socrates, Euripides, and Others; and the Fables of Æsop. Ptd. with the 2nd edn. of Wotton, W., Reflections upon Ancient and Modern Learning. 1697.

Dr. Bentley’s Dissertations on the Epistles of Phalaris and the Fables of Aesop examin’d by the Hon. C. Boyle. [Chiefly the work of Atterbury.] 1698.

A Dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris. With an Answer to the Objections of the Hon. Charles Boyle. 1699. Rptd. 1777, 1816, 1817, 1874, 1883. Transl. into Latin, 1777, into German, 1857.

Emendationes ad Ciceronis Tusculanas. Ptd. in edition by Davies, J. Cambridge, 1709.

Emendationes in Menandri et Philemonis Reliquias ex nupera editione Joannis Clerici. Auctore Phileleuthero Lipsiensi. Utrecht, 1710. Cambridge, 1713.

The Present State of Trinity College in Cambridge, in a Letter from Dr. Bentley to the Bishop of Ely. 1710.

For a complete view of the literature of Bentley’s Trinity college controversies see Bartholomew and Clark, pp. 60–74.

Q. Horatius Flaccus ex recensione et cum notis R. Bentleii. Cambridge, 1711. Amsterdam, 1713, 1728.

Q. Horatius Flaccus ad nuperam Richardi Bentleii editionem accurate expressus. Notas Addidit Thomas Bentleius. Cambridge, 1713.

Remarks upon a late Discourse of Free-Thinking [by Anthony Collins]. In a Letter to F[rancis] H[are] D.D. By Phileleutherus Lipsiensis. 1713.

A Sermon upon Popery.… 5 November, 1715. Cambridge, 1715.

A Sermon preached before King George.… 3 Feb. 1716/17. 1717.

Two Letters to Dr. Bentley concerning his intended edition of the Greek Testament. Together with the Doctor’s Answer. 1717.

Proposals to print a new edition of the Greek Testament. [1720.]

Remarks upon the Proposals. By Middleton, Conyers. 1721.

Dr. Bentley’s Proposals to print a new edition of the Greek Testament. With a full answer to all the Remarks [of Middleton, Conyers]. 1721.

Some Farther Remarks upon the Proposals. By Middleton, Conyers. 1721.

A Reply to a Copy of Verses made in Imitation of Book III, Ode 2 of Horace. Ptd. in The Grove, 1721, and in Monk’s Life of Bentley, ed. 2, vol. II, pp. 173–4. [Bentley’s only extant English verses.]

Publii Terentii Comoediae, Phaedri Fabulae Aesopiae, Publii Syri et aliorum veterum Sententiae, ex recensione R. Bentleii. Cambridge, 1726. Amsterdam, 1727.

The Case of Trinity College in Cambridge. Whether the Crown or the Bishop of Ely be the General Visitor. 1729.

Milton’s Paradise Lost. A New Edition by Richard Bentley. 1732.

M. Manilii Astronomicon, ex recensione R. Bentleii. 1739.

M. Annaei Lucani Pharsalia cum notis Hugonis Grotii et R. Bentleii. Ed. Cumberland, Richard. Strawberry-Hill, 1760.

C. Biography and Criticism

Beeching, H. C. Francis Atterbury. 1909.

De Quincey, Thomas. Essay on Bentley. Ptd. as a review of Monk’s Life in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, vol. XXVIII, 1830. Rptd. in Works, 1854, etc. (vol. VII).

Jebb, Sir R. C. Bentley. (English Men of Letters.) 1882, 1902. German trans. 1885.

Maehly, J. Richard Bentley. Leipzig, 1868.

Monk, J. H. Life of Richard Bentley. 1830. 2nd edn., 2 vols. 1833.

Nicoll, H. J. Great Scholars. Buchanan, Bentley, Porson, Parr, and others. Edinburgh, 1880, 1884.

Sandys, Sir J. E. History of Classical Scholarship, vol. II, chap. XXIV, pp. 401 ff. Cambridge, 1908.

Robert Ainsworth (1660–1743)

The most natural and easie way of institution; containing proposals for making a domestic education less chargeable to parents and more easie and beneficial to children. 1698.

Thesaurus linguae Latinae compendiarius; or a compendious dictionary of the Latin tongue designed principally for the use of the British nations. 1736.

With additions by Beatson, B. W. Revised by Ellis, W. 1829.

William Baxter (1650–1723)

De analogia, sive arte Latinae linguae commentariolus. 1679.

Anacreontis Carmina. Ed. Baxter, W. 1695.

Q. Horatii Flacci Eclogae. Ed. Baxter, W. 1701.

Glossarium antiquitatum Britannicarum. 1719. 2nd edn. 1733.

Opera posthuma. Ed. Williams, M. 1726.

Vincent Bourne (1695–1747)

Carmina Comitialia Cantabrigiensia. 1721.

Poematia, Latine partim reddita, partim scripta. 1734. 5th edn. 1764. 8th edn. Oxford, 1808.

Miscellaneous Poems. 1772.

Poetical Works. 2 vols. Oxford, 1808. Another edn. Oxford, 1838.

Thomas Cooke (1703–1756)

The Poems of Moschus and Bion translated. 1724.

The Works of Hesiod translated. 2 vols. 1728. Rptd. in Chalmers’s English Poets, 1810 ff.

Terence’s Comedys translated (with the text). 3 vols. 1734.

Plautus’s Amphitruo translated. 1746.

[Editor of The Craftsman from 1741.]

Thomas Creech (1659–1700)

T. Lucretius Carus his six books de natura rerum done into English verse. 1682.

The Odes, Satyrs, and Epistles of Horace done into English. 1684.

Idylliums of Theocritus done into English. 1684.

T. Lucretii Cari de rerum natura libri VI, quibus interpretationem et notas addidit T. Creech. 1695.

The five books of M. Manilius done into English verse. 1697.

John Davies, President of Queen’s College

Ciceronis Tusculanae. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1709.

—— De natura Deorum. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1718.

—— De divinatione et de fato. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1721.

—— Academica. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1725.

—— De legibus. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1727.

—— De finibus. Ed. Davies, J. Cambridge, 1728.

Richard Dawes

Miscellanea Critica. Cambridge, 1745.

Henry Dodwell

De veteribus Graecorum Romanorumque cyclis. Oxford, 1701.

Exercitationes duae: prima de aetate Phalaridis, secunda de aetate Pythagorae Philosophi. 1704.

See, also, ante, Vol. VIII (Chap. XII, bibl.).

John Fell

Cypriani Opera. Ed. Fell, J. Oxford, 1682.

See, also, ante, Vol. VII, p. 513.

John King (1696–1728)

Euripidis Hecuba, Orestes et Phoenissae. Cambridge, 1726. Another edn. 1748.

Adam Littleton (1627–1694)

Linguae Latinae liber dictionarius quadripartitus. A Latine dictionary in four parts. 1673. Also 1678, 1685, 1695, 1723, 6th edn. 1735.

William Lloyd

Chronological account of the life of Pythagoras. 1699.

Jeremiah Markland

Euripidis Supplices. 1763.

—— Iphigenia in Aulide. 1771.

—— Iphigenia in Tauride. 1771.

These three editions were rptd. by Gaisford, T., Oxford, 1811.

Statii Silvae. Ed. Markland, J. 1728. Rptd. 1827.

—— Opera ex recensione J. Gronovii. Notae J. Marklandi. Mannheim, 1782.

Conyers Middleton

Works. 4 vols. 1752.

Life of Cicero. 2 vols. 1741.

Free Enquiry into … Miraculous Powers. 1749.

As to his collisions with Bentley, see sec. I B, ante.

John Ozell (d. 1743)

The Iliad of Homer, done from the French. 5 vols. 1712, 1734.

For a catalogue of Ozell’s translations see D. of N. B. vol. XLIII, 1895.

Zachary Pearce (1690–1774)

Longinus: De sublimitate commentarius. Gr. et Lat. 1724. 9th edn. 1806.

Cicero: Dialogi tres de oratore. Cambridge, 1716. 2nd edn. 1732.

—— De officiis libri tres. 1745. 3rd edn. Cambridge, 1777.

John Potter (1674?–1747)

Archaeologia Graeca. 2 vols. Oxford, 1697–9. 9th edn. 1775.

Lycophron. Alexandra. Ed. Potter, J. Oxford, 1697.

Thomas Robinson, D.D.

Hesiodi Ascraei quae supersunt, Gr. et Lat. cum notis variorum. Oxford, 1737.

Sir Henry Sheeres (d. 1710)

The History of Polybius translated. 1693.

The Works of Lucian translated. 1711.

Joseph Spence

See bibliography to Chap. III, sec. VII and sec. VIII, ante.

John Taylor

Lysiae Orationes … Rec. Taylor, J. 1739.

Demosthenis et Aeschinis Opera. Ed. Taylor, J. 2 vols. Cambridge, 1748–57.

John Walker (1692?–1741)

M. T. Ciceronis de natura Deorum libri III. Ed. Davisius, J. Accedunt emendationes J. Walkeri. Cambridge, 1718.

Joseph Wasse

Sallustii quae extant … rec. J. Wasse. 1710.

Thucydidis De bello Peloponnesiaco. Rec. J. Wasse. Amsterdam, 1731.

David Watson (1710–1756)

The Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare of Horace translated into English prose. With the text. 1741.

A clear and compendious history of the Gods and Goddesses and their contemporaries. 1752.

A. T. B.


Aldrich, Henry (1647–1710). Artis logicae compendium. Oxford, 1691. Many times rptd., including four edns. by Mansel, H. L., Oxford, 1852–62.

Bedford, Arthur (1668–1745). Animadversions on Sir I. Newton’s … Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. 1728.

—— Scripture Chronology demonstrated by Astronomical Considerations. 1741.

Beveridge, William (1637–1708). De linguarum orientalium, praesertim Hebraicae, Chaldaicae, Syriacae, Arabicae, et Samaritanae praestantia, necessitate, et utilitate quam et theologis praestant et philosophis. 1658.

—— Grammatica linguae Domini nostri Jesu Christi, sive grammatica Syriaca tribus libris tradita. 1658.

—— Institutionum chronologicarum libri duo. 1669.

—— [char], sive pandectae canonum SS. apostolorum, et conciliorum ab ecclesia Graeca receptorum. Oxford, 1672.

—— Codex canonum ecclesiae primitivae vindicatus ac illustratus. 1678.

—— Private thoughts upon religion. 1709. Often rptd.

—— Theological works. 12 vols. Oxford, 1842–8.

Blount, Thomas (1618–1679). The academie of eloquence, containing a compleat English rhetorique … digested into an easie and methodical way to speak and write fluently. 1654. Several times rptd.

—— Glossographia, or a dictionary interpreting all such hard words … now used in our refined English tongue. 1656. Often rptd.

—— Boscobel, or the history of his Sacred Majesties most miraculous preservation after the battle of Worcester, 3 Sept., 1651. 1660. Often rptd.

—— A law dictionary. 1670.

—— Fragmenta antiquitatis: Antient tenures of land, and jocular customs of some mannors. 1679.

Bysshe, Edward (fl. 1712). The art of English poetry. 1702. 8th edn. 1737.

Bysshe, Edward. The memorable things of Socrates, written by Xenophon. Translated in English. 1712.

Cockeram, Henry (fl. 1650). The English dictionarie, or an interpreter of hard English words. 1623. 12th edn. 1670.

Cotgrave, Randle (d. 1634?). A dictionarie of the French and English tongues. 1611. Several times rptd.

Derham, William (1657–1735). Physico-Theology. (Boyle lectures.) 1713.

Hyde, Thomas (1636–1703). Historia religionis veterum Persarum. Oxford, 1700.

—— Syntagma dissertationum. Ed. Sharpe, G. 2 vols. Oxford, 1767.

Jervas, Charles (1675?–1739). The life and exploits of the ingenious gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the original Spanish. 2 vols. 1742. Many subsequent edns.; one of the latest and best is that by Fitzmaurice-Kelly, J., 2 vols., Oxford, 1907.

Knight, Samuel (1675–1746). The life of Dr. John Colet … founder of St. Paul’s School: with some account of that foundation. 1724. Another edn., 1823.

—— The life of Erasmus, more particularly that part of it which he spent in England. Cambridge, 1726.

Locker, John (1693–1760). Letters and remains of the Lord Chancellor Bacon. collected by R. Stephens. Ed. Locker, J. 1734.

—— The works of Francis Bacon. Ed. Birch, T., from the collections of Stephens, R. and Locker, J. 5 vols. 1765.

—— The life of Charles XII, King of Sweden. Translated from Voltaire. 1731. [The last two books only.]

Maittaire, Michael (1668–1747). Graecæ linguae dialecti. 1706.

—— Stephanorum historia, vitas ipsorum ac libros complectens. 2 vols. 1709.

—— Historia typographorum aliquot Parisiensium, vitas et libros complectens. 2 vols. 1717.

—— Annales typographici. 3 vols. The Hague and Amsterdam, 1719–26.

—— Senilia sive poetica aliquot in argumentis varii generis tentamina. 1742.

Marsham, Sir John (1602–1685). Diatriba chronologica. 1649.

—— Chronicus Canon Ægyptiacus, Ebraicus, Graecus, et disquisitiones. 1672.

Pococke, Edward, the elder (1604–1691). Specimen historiae Arabum, sive … de origine et moribus Arabum succincta narratio. Oxford, 1650.

—— Porta Mosis, sive dissertationes aliquot … Arabice … et Latine edita. 1655.

—— Theological works. Ed. Twells, L. 2 vols. 1740.

Pococke, Edward, the younger (1648–1727). Philosophus Autodidactus, sive epistola Abi Jaafar Ebn Tophail … ex Arabica in linguam Latinam versa. Oxford, 1671. An English trans. from the Latin version was published in 1674.

Sale, George (1697?–1736). The Koran … translated into English immediately from the original Arabic … To which is prefixed a preliminary discourse. 1734. This has been many times rptd., and remains the standard English version.

Sale also wrote the articles relating to oriental history in Bayle’s General Dictionary, 1734–41.

Smith, Thomas (1638–1710). Diatriba de Chaldaicis Paraphrastis, eorumque versionibus, ex utraque Talmude ac scriptis Rabbinorum concinnata. Oxford, 1662.

—— Syntagma de druidum moribus ac institutis. 1664.

Smith, Thomas. Remarks upon the manners, religion, and government of the Turks; together with a survey of the seven churches of Asia, and a brief description of Constantinople. 1678. A trans. of Epistolae duae, 1672, and Epistolae quatuor, 1674.

—— Catalogus librorum manuscriptorum bibliothecae Cottonianae. Oxford, 1696.

—— Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum (J. Ussher, J. Cosin, H. Briggs, J. Bainbridge, J. Greaves, Sir Peter Young, Pat. Young, J. Dee). 1707.

Ward, John (1679?–1758). De Asse et partibus ejus commentarius. 1719.

—— The lives of the professors of Gresham College, to which is prefixed the life of the founder, Sir Thomas Gresham. 1740.

Wotton, William (1666–1727). Reflections upon ancient and modern learning. 1694.

—— The history of Rome from the death of Antoninus Pius to the death of Severus Alexander. 1701.

—— Miscellaneous discourses relating to the traditions and usages of the Scribes and Pharisees. 2 vols. 1710.

—— A discourse concerning the confusion of languages at Babel. 1730.

A. General

Anderson, J. P. The book of British topography. 1881.

Archaeologia, vol. I. 1770. For history of the Society of Antiquaries. (See, also, Nichols’s Lit. Anecdotes, vol. VI.)

Biographia Britannica. 6 vols. 1747–66.

Gough, R. British topography. 2 vols. 1780.

—— Catalogue of books relating to British topography, bequeathed to the Bodleian Library by R. Gough. Oxford, 1814.

Macray, W. D. Annals of the Bodleian Library. 2nd edn. Oxford, 1890.

Malcolm, J. P. Lives of topographers and antiquaries who have written concerning the antiquities of England. 1815.

Nichols, J. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century. 9 vols. 1812–15.

Rawlinson, R. The English topographer. (Anon.) 1720.

Upcott, W. A bibliographical account of the principal works relating to English topography. 3 vols. 1818.

Wood, A. Athenae Oxonienses and Fasti. Ed. Bliss, P. 6 vols. 1813–20.

For references to further authorities and for fuller bibliographies the Dictionary of National Biography should be consulted. Manuscript collections of several of the writers named below are in the British Museum or the Bodleian library: see the various published catalogues of manuscripts in these libraries.

B. Particular Writers

Abingdon or Habington, Thomas (1560–1647). The antiquities of the cathedral church of Worcester: to which are added … Chichester and Lichfield. [Ed. Rawlinson, R.] 1717.

Ames, Joseph. Typographical antiquities; being a historical account of printing in England … to the year 1600; with an appendix concerning printing in Scotland and Ireland. 1749. New and enlarged edn., by Herbert, W., 3 vols., 1785–90. Another edn., by Dibdin, T. F., vols. I-IV, 1810–19 (not completed).

Anstis, John. The Register of the Order of the Garter, … usually called the Black Book. 2 vols. 1724.

Archaeologia: or miscellaneous tracts, relating to antiquity. Published by the Society of Antiquaries of London. 1770 ff. (In progress.)

Ashmole, Elias. The institution, laws, and ceremonies of the most noble Order of the Garter. 1672. New edn. (The History of the … Order of the Garter), with continuation by Walker, T. 1715.

—— The antiquities of Berkshire. 3 vols. 1719.

Memoirs of the life of … Elias Ashmole, drawn up by himself by way of diary.… Publish’d by C. Burman. 1717.

Atkyns, Sir Robert. The ancient and present state of Glocestershire. 1712. 2nd edn. 1768.

Aubrey, John. Miscellanies: viz. i. Day-fatality. ii. Local-fatality. iii. Ostenta. iv. Omens. v. Dreams. vi. Apparitions. vii. Voices. viii. Impulses. ix. Knockings. x. Blows invisible. xi. Prophecies. xii. Marvels. xiii. Magic. xiv. Transportation in the air. xv. Vision in a beril, or speculum. xvi. Converse with angels and spirits. xvii. Corpse candles in Wales. xviii. Oracles. xix. Ecstasies. xx. Glances of love and envy. xxi. Second-sighted persons. 1696.

—— The natural history and antiquities of the county of Surrey. Begun in the year 1673 by John Aubrey, Esq., F. S. A., and continued to the present time. [Ed. Rawlinson, R.] 5 vols. 1718–19.

—— The natural history of Wiltshire. Edited and elucidated by notes, by J. Britton. Wiltshire Topographical Society. 1847.

—— Wiltshire. The topographical collections of John Aubrey. Corrected and enlarged by Jackson, J. E. Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. 1862.

A portion of this work was privately printed, in 2 parts, by Sir Thomas Phillips, under the titles: Aubrey’s Collections for Wilts, pt. 1, 1821; An essay towards the description of the North Division of Wiltshire, 1838.

The Introduction was printed in Miscellanies on several curious subjects, 1714.

—— Lives of eminent persons. In vol. II of Letters written by eminent persons … and Lives of eminent men by John Aubrey. 1813. A fuller, and better, ed. by Clark, A., from the author’s MSS. 2 vols. Oxford, 1898.

—— Remaines of Gentilisme and Judaisme. Ed. Britton, J. (Folklore Society.) 1881.

Memoir of John Aubrey … and an account of his works. By Britton, J. Wiltshire Topographical Society. 1845. See, also, an article on Aubrey by Masson, D., in British Quarterly Review, vol. XXIV, pp. 153–82. 1856.

Baker, Thomas. Reflections upon learning, wherein is shewn the insufficiency thereof, in its several particulars, in order to evince the usefulness and necessity of revelation. By a Gentleman. 1700. 8th edn. 1756.

—— The funeral sermon of Margaret Countess of Richmond and Derby, by John Fisher. Ed., with preface, by Baker, T. 1708.

—— History of the College of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge. Ed. Mayor, J. E. B. 2 vols. Cambridge, 1869.

Memoirs of the life and writings of … Thomas Baker … from the papers of Dr. Zachary Grey, with a catalogue of his MS. collections. By Masters, Robert. Cambridge, 1784.

Baker’s manuscript collections are contained in 42 folio volumes. The first 23 of these are in the British Museum, and the remainder in the University library, Cambridge. An Index to the Baker Manuscripts, by Four Members of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, was published at Cambridge in 1848.

Bentham, James. The history and antiquities of the conventual and cathedral church of Ely. 2 vols. 1771.

Bernard, Edward. Catalogi librorum manuscriptorum Angliae et Hiberniae in unum collecti, cum indice alphabetico. Oxford, 1697.

Bibliotheca topographica Britannica. Ed. Nichols, J. 8 vols. 1780–90. [Contains many pieces of this period from both manuscript and printed sources.]

Blomefield, Francis. An essay towards a topographical history of the county of Norfolk. 5 vols. Fersfield, Norwich and Lynn, 1739–75. Continued from p. 678 of vol. III, by Parkin, C. Another edn. II vols. 1805–10.

—— Collectanea Cantabrigiensia; or, Collections relating to Cambridge. Norwich, 1750.

Borlase, William (1695–1772). Observations on the antiquities, historical and monumental, of the county of Cornwall. Oxford, 1754.

—— The natural history of Cornwall. Oxford, 1758.

Bourne, Henry. Antiquitates vulgares; or, the antiquities of the common people. Newcastle, 1725. [Incorporated by Brand, John, in his Observations on popular antiquities. 1777.]

—— The history of Newcastle upon Tyne. Newcastle, 1736.

Bridges, John (1666–1724). The history and antiquities of Northamptonshire. Ed. Whalley, P. 2 vols. Oxford, 1791.

Broughton, Richard (d.1634). Monastichon Britannicum: or, a historicall narration of the first founding and flourishing state of the antient monasteries … of Great Brittaine. 1655.

Burton, William (1575–1645). The description of Leicester Shire. (1622.)

Burton, William (1609–1657). Commentary on Antoninus, his itinerary … so far as it concerneth Britain. 1658.

Carter, Matthew (fl. 1660). Honor redivivus; or, an analysis of honor and armory. 1655.

Chamberlayne, Edward. Angliae notitia: or, the present state of England; together with divers reflections upon the antient state thereof. 1669. 38th edn. 1755. 21st (1704) and later edns. ed. by Chamberlayne, John; 22nd (1708) and later edns. entitled Magnae Britanniae notitia.

Charleton, Walter. Chorea gigantum; or, the most famous antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, standing on Salisbury Plain, restored to the Danes. 1663.

Chauncy, Sir Henry. The historical antiquities of Hertfordshire. 1700. Another edn. 1826.

Cole, William. Cole’s manuscript collections, consisting of nearly 100 volumes, are in the British Museum.

Index to the contents of the Cole MSS. in the British Museum. By Gray, G. J. Cambridge, 1912.

Dart, John (d. 1730). The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Canterbury and the once-adjoining monastery. 1726.

Dart, John. Westmonasterium, or the history and antiquaries of the abbey church of St. Peter’s, Westminster. 2 vols. 1742.

Dodsworth, Roger. Monasticum Anglicanum. See Dugdale.

Drake, Francis. Eboracum: or, the history and antiquities of the city of York … together with the history of the cathedral church, and the lives of the archbishops of that see. 1736.

Ducarel, Andrew Coltee (1713–1785). A tour through Normandy, described in a letter to a friend. (Anon.) 1754.

—— A series of above two hundred Anglo-Gallic or Norman and Aquitain coins of the antient kings of England; exhibited in sixteen copper-plates. 1757.

—— Anglo-Norman antiquities considered, in a tour through part of Normandy. 1767.

For a full list of Ducarel’s numerous writings see D. of N. B.

Dugdale, Sir William. Monasticon Anglicanum. 3 vols. 1655–73. Vols. I and II bear the names of Dodsworth and Dugdale; vol. III, that of Dudgale alone. The first volume was reprinted, with large additions, in 1682. For supplement see Stevens, J. A new edn., “enriched with a large accession of materials now first printed,” by Caley, J., Ellis, H., and Bandinel, B. 6 vols. 1817–30. Rptd. 1846. Two English abridgments have been published, one by Wright, J., 1693; the other, and better edn., 1718, is attributed to Stevens, J.

—— The antiquities of Warwickshire illustrated; from records, leiger books, manuscripts, charters, evidences, tombes, and armes. 1656. 2nd edn., by Thomas, W. 2 vols. 1730.

—— The history of St. Paul’s cathedral in London … extracted out of originall charters, records, leiger books, and other manuscripts. 1658. 2nd edn., by Maynard, E. 1716. 3rd, and best, edn., with a continuation by Ellis, H. 1818.

—— The history of imbanking and drayning of divers fenns and marshes, both in foreign parts and in this kingdom. 1662. 2nd edn., by Cole, C. N. 1772. The original manuscript collections for this work are in the British Museum (Harl. 5011).

—— Origines juridiciales, or historical memorials of the English laws, courts of justice, forms of tryall, punishment in cases criminal, law writers, law books, grants and settlements of estates, degree of serjeant, Innes of Court and chancery. Also a Chronologie of the lord chancelors and keepers of the great seal, lord treasurers.… 1666.

—— The Baronage of England, or an historical account of … our English nobility. 2 vols. 1675–6.

—— A short view of the late trouble in England … to which is added a perfect narrative of the treaty at Uxbridge in an. 1644. Oxford, 1681.

—— The antient usage in bearing of such ensigns of honour as are commonly call’d arms. With a catalogue of the present nobility. Oxford, 1682. Another edn., ed. Banks, T. C. 1811.

—— A perfect copy of all summons of the nobility to the Great Councils and Parliaments of this realm. 1685.

Some of Dugdale’s visitations as Norroy King of Arms have been published by the Chetham and Surtees Societies.

The life, diary, and correspondence of Sir William Dugdale.… Ed. Hamper, W. 1827.

Elstob, Elizabeth. An English-Saxon homily on the birthday of St. Gregory … translated into modern English. 1709.

Elstob, Elizabeth. The rudiments of grammar for the English-Saxon tongue.… With an apology for the study of northern antiquities. 1715.

Erdeswicke, Sampson (fl. 1603). A survey of Staffordshire; containing the antiquities of that county. [Ed. Rawlinson, R.] 1717.

Fulman, William (1632–1688). Academiae Oxoniensis notitia. 1665. Another edn. 1675.

Gale, Roger and Samuel. Reliquiae Galeanae; or miscellaneous pieces by the late learned brothers Roger and Samuel Gale. In Nichols’s Bibliotheca Topographica Britannica, vol. III, 1790.

Gale, Samuel. The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Winchester … begun by Henry late Earl of Clarendon, and continued to this time by S. Gale. 1715.

Gale, Thomas. Historiae Anglicanae scriptores quinque … nunc primum in lucem editi. Historiae Britannicae, Saxonicae, Anglo-Danicae scriptores XV. ex vetustis codd. MSS. editi opera T. G. Vols. II and III of Rerum Anglicarum scriptorum veterum. Oxford, 1687–91.

—— Antonini iter Britanniarum, commentariis illustratum. Ed. Gale, R. 1709.

Gibson, Edmund. Chronicon Saxonicum, ex MSS. codicibus nunc primum integrum edidit, ac Latinum fecit. Oxford, 1692.

—— Camden’s Britannia, newly translated into English: with large additions and improvements. 1695.

—— Codex juris ecclesiastici Anglicani: or, the statutes, constitutions, canons, rubricks and articles of the Church of England, methodically digested under their proper heads. 2 vols. 1713.

Gordon, Alexander. Itinerarium septentrionale: or, a journey thro’ most of the counties of Scotland, and those in the north of England. 1726.

Gunton, Simon. The history of the church of Peterburgh. 1686.

Harleian Miscellany (The): a collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts … in the late Earl of Oxford’s library. Ed. Oldys, W. 8 vols. 1744–6. Another edn. 10 vols. 1808–13.

Harris, John (1667?–1719). The history of Kent. Vol. I. 1719. (No more published.)

Hearne, Thomas. A complete list of Hearne’s publications, including the pieces added as appendixes to the various volumes, will be found at the end of his autobiography (see below) published in 1772.

The more important are (in chronological order):

Reliquiae Bodleianae: or some genuine remains of Sir Thomas Bodley. 1703.

Plinii epistolae et panegyricus. Oxford, 1703.

Eutropii breviarium historiae Romanae. Oxford, 1703.

Ductor historicus: or, a short system of universal history, and an introduction to the study of it. 2 vols. 1704–5.

Justini historiarum ex Trogo Pompeio libri xliv. Oxford, 1705.

Livii historiarum ab urbe condita libri qui supersunt. 6 vols. Oxford, 1708.

The life of Ælfred the Great, by Sir John Spelman. With considerable additions. Oxford, 1709.

The Itinerary of John Leland the antiquary. 9 vols. Oxford, 1710–12.

Henrici Dodwelli de parma equestri Woodwardiana dissertatio. Oxford, 1713. Suppressed by the University authorities.

Joannis Lelandi antiquarii de rebus Britannicis collectanea. 6 vols. Oxford, 1715.

Acta Apostolorum Graeco-Latine, e codice Laudiano. Oxford, 1715.

Joannis Rossi antiquarii Warwicensis historia regum Angliae. Oxford, 1716.

Titi Livii Foro-Juliensis vita Henrici quinti, regis Angliae. Oxford, 1716.

Aluredi Beverlacensis annales. Oxford, 1716.

Gulielmi Roperi vita D. Thomae Mori, lingua Anglicana contexta. (Oxford,) 1716.

Gulielmi Camdeni annales rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum regnante Elizabetha. 3 vols. (Oxford,) 1717.

Gulielmi Neubrigensis historia, sive chronica rerum anglicarum. 3 vols. Oxford, 1719.

Thomae Sprotti chronica. Oxford, 1719.

A collection of curious discourses written by eminent antiquaries upon several heads in our English antiquities. Oxford, 1720. Another edn., enlarged. 2 vols. 1771.

Textus Roffensis. Oxford, 1720.

Roberti de Avesbury historia de mirabilibus gestis Edvardi III. Oxford, 1720.

Johannis de Fordun Scotichronicon. 5 vols. Oxford, 1722.

The history and antiquities of Glastonbury. Oxford, 1722.

Hemingi chartularium ecclesiae Wigorniensis. 2 vols. Oxford, 1723.

Robert of Glocester’s chronicle. 2 vols. Oxford, 1724.

Peter Langtoft’s chronicle (as illustrated and improv’d by Robert of Brunne). 2 vols. Oxford, 1725.

Joannis Glastoniensis chronica, sive historia de rebus Glastoniensibus. 2 vols. Oxford, 1726.

Adami de Domerham de rebus gestis Glastoniensibus. 2 vols. Oxford, 1727.

Thomae de Elmham vita et gesta Henrici Quinti. Oxford, 1727.

Liber Niger Scaccarii. 2 vols. Oxford, 1728.

Historia vitae et regni Ricardi II, a monacho quodam de Evesham consignata. Oxford, 1729.

Johannis de Trokelowe annales Edvardi II. Oxford, 1729.

Thomae Caii vindiciae antiquitatis Academiae Oxoniensis. 2 vols. Oxford, 1730.

Walteri Hemingford historia de rebus gestis Edvardi I, Edvardi II, et Edvardi III. 2 vols. Oxford, 1731.

Duo rerum Anglicarum scriptores veteres, viz., Thomas Otterbourne et Johannes Whethamstede, ab origine gentis Britannicae usque ad Edvardum IV. 2 vols. Oxford, 1732.

Chronicon sive annales prioratus de Dunstaple. 2 vols. Oxford, 1733.

Benedictus Abbas Petroburgensis de vita et gestis Henrici II et Ricardi I. 2 vols. Oxford, 1735.

Hearne’s autobiographical sketch was published in The Lives of Leland, Hearne, and Wood (ed. by Huddesford, W.), Oxford, 1772. In 1736 an attack on the character and works of Hearne was issued by Curll, the bookseller, under the title of Impartial memorials of the life and writings of Thomas Hearne, by Several Hands. His Collectanea or diaries (contained in 145 volumes), together with his other manuscripts, were bequeathed by Rawlinson, R., to the Bodleian library. Some extracts from the diaries were published by Bliss, P., under the title of Reliquiae Hearnianae, 2 vols., Oxford, 1857; and an enlarged edition was issued in 3 vols. in 1869. The Oxford Historical Society has undertaken a practically complete edition, entitled Remarks and Collections of Thomas Hearne; the eight volumes already published (1885–1907), under the editorship of Doble, C. E., Rannie, D. W., and others, cover the period 1705–25.

Hickes, George. Institutiones grammaticae Anglo-Saxonicae et Moeso-Gothicae. Oxford, 1689.

—— Linguarum vett. septentrionalium thesaurus grammatico-criticus et archaeologicus. 2 vols. Oxford, 1703–5.

Holme, Randle. The academy of armory, or, a storehouse of armory and blazon: containing the several variety of created beings, and how born in coats of arms … with the instruments used in all trades and sciences, together with their terms of art. Chester, 1688. The second volume was printed, for the first time, by the Roxburghe Club, in 1905.

Horsley, John. Britannia Romana; or the Roman antiquities of Britain. 1732.

Jeake, Samuel (1623–1690). Charters of the Cinque Ports, two ancient towns, and their members. Translated into English, with annotations. 1728.

Jones, Inigo. The most notable antiquity of Great Britain, vulgarly called Stone-Heng, on Salisbury Plain, restored by I. J. 1655.

Junius, Franciscus. Gothicum glossarium, quo Argentei codicis vocabula explicantur atque illustrantur. Dort, 1665.

—— Etymologicum Anglicanum … edidit Edwardus Lye. Praemittuntur vita auctoris et grammatica Anglo-Saxonica. Oxford, 1743.

Kennett, White (bishop of Peterborough). Parochial antiquities, attempted in the history of Ambrosden, and other adjacent parts, in the counties of Oxford and Bucks. Oxford, 1695. Another edn., enlarged, by Bandinel, B. 1818. See, also, bibliography to Chaps. VII and VIII, ante.

Kilbourne, Richard (1605–1678). A topographie, or survey of the county of Kent, with … historicall, and other matters touching the same. 1659.

King, Daniel (d. 1664?). The vale-royall of England, or, the county-palatine of Chester illustrated.… Performed by William Smith and William Webb. Published by Mr. Daniel King. 1656.

Langbaine, Gerard, the elder (1609–1658). The foundation of the Universitie of Oxford; with a catalogue of the principall founders and speciall benefactors of all the Colledges. 1651.

Le Neve, John. Fasti ecclesiae Anglicanae: or, an essay towards deducing a regular succession of all the principal dignitaries in each cathedral, collegiate church, or chapel … in … England and Wales. 1716. New edn., with continuation, by Hardy, T. D. 1854.

—— Monumenta Anglicana; being inscriptions on the monuments of eminent persons deceased in or since the year 1600 (to the end of 1718). 5 vols. 1717–19.

Letters written by eminent persons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: to which are added, Hearne’s journeys to Reading and to Whaddon Hall … and Lives of eminent men, by John Aubrey. 2 vols. (in 3 parts). 1813.

Lewis, John (1675–1747). The history and antiquities of the Isle of Tenet, in Kent. 1723.

—— The history and antiquities of the abbey and church of Favresham in Kent. 1727.

—— A dissertation on the antiquity and use of seals in England. (Anon.) 1740.

Lewis wrote numerous other works, including a life of Caxton and a history of the Translations of the Bible into English. See list in D. of N. B. and in British Museum Catalogue.

Leycester, Sir Peter (1614–1678). Historical antiquities, in two books. The first treating in general of Great-Brettain and Ireland; the second containing particular remarks concerning Cheshire. 1673.

Lhuyd, Edward (1660–1709). Archaeologia Britannica, giving some account … of the languages, histories and customs of the original inhabitants of Great Britain. Vol. I, Glossography. Oxford, 1707. (No more published.)

Lisle, William (1569?–1637). A Saxon treatise concerning the Old and New Testaments … by Ælfricus Abbas … now first published (with a translation). 1623.

—— The Faire Aethiopian. 1631. A rhymed version of Heliodorus.

—— Divers ancient monuments in the Saxon tongue. 1638.

Madox, Thomas. Formulare Anglicanum: or, a collection of ancient charters and instruments of divers kinds … from the Norman Conquest to the end of the reign of King Henry the VIII. 1702.

—— The history and antiquities of the exchequer of the kings of England … taken from the records. 1711.

—— Firma Burgi: or, an historical essay concerning the cities, towns and boroughs of England, taken from records. 1726.

—— Baronia Anglica: an history of land-honours and baronies, and of tenure in capite, verified by records. 1736.

Magna Britannia et Hibernia, antiqua & nova. Or, a new survey of Great Britain … collected and composed by an impartial Hand [Thomas Cox]. 6 vols. 1720–31. [Contains only the English counties.]

Maitland, William (1693?–1757). The history of London, from its foundation by the Romans to the present time. 1739. Many later edns.

—— The history of Edinburgh, from its foundation to the present time. 1753.

—— The history and antiquities of Scotland. 2 vols. 1757.

Miege, Guy. The new state of England. 1691. Continued as The present state of Great Britain. 1707. 11th edn. 1748.

Miscellanies on several curious subjects, now first publish’d from their respective originals. [Ed. Rawlinson, R.] 1714.

Morant, Philip (1700–1770). The history and antiquities of … Colchester. 1748.

—— The history and antiquities of the county of Essex. 2 vols. 1768.

Morgan, Sylvanus (1620–1693). The sphere of gentry; deduced from the principles of nature; an historical and genealogical work of arms and blazon. 1661.

—— Armilogia sive ars chromocritica, the language of arms by the colours and metals. 1666.

Newcourt, Richard. Repertorium ecclesiasticum parochiale Londinense: an ecclesiastical parochial history of the diocese of London. 2 vols. 1708–10.

Nicholson, William. Leges marchiarum, or border laws … of England and Scotland … from the reign of Henry III to the union of the two crowns … with … an appendix of charters and records. 1705.

—— The English historical library, or a short view and character of most of the writers … which may be serviceable to the undertakers of a general history of this kingdom. 3 pts. 1696–9.

—— The Scottish historical library. 1702.

—— The Irish historical library. 1724.

These three were published together in 1736, and again in 1776, under the title of The English, Scotch and Irish historical libraries.

Nisbet, Alexander. An essay on additional figures and marks of cadency, shewing the ancient and modern practice of differencing descendants in this and other nations. Edinburgh, 1702.

—— An essay on the ancient and modern use of armories, and an explanation of the terms of blazonry. Edinburgh, 1718.

—— A system of heraldry, speculative and practical, with the true art of blazon … illustrated with examples of armorial figures and atchievements of the most considerable sirnames and families in Scotland. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1722–42.

Oldys, William. The life of Sir Walter Raleigh. Prefixed to Raleigh’s History of the World. 2 vols. 1736.

—— The British Librarian, exhibiting a compendious review or abstract of our most scarce, useful and valuable books. 6 nos. (Jan.-June 1737). 1738.

—— Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae in locos communes distributus, cum indice auctorum. (By Johnson, S., Maittaire, M. and Oldys, W.) 5 vols. 1743–5.

See, also, Harleian Miscellany.

Palmer, Samuel (d. 1732). The general history of printing, from its first invention in the city of Mentz … particularly its introduction, rise and progress here in England. 1732.

Parker, Richard (1572–1629). [char] Cantabrigiensis, sive collegiorum umbratilis delineatio. Published by Hearne in vol. V of Leland’s Collectanea. Oxford, 1715.

Parkinson, Anthony (1667–1728). Collectanea Anglo-Minoritica; or, A collection of the antiquities of the English Franciscans, or … Grey Friers. With an appendix concerning the English nuns of the Order of St. Clare. 1726.

Pearson, John (bishop of Chester). See bibliography to Vol. VIII, Chap. XII, pp. 518, 519.

Peck, Francis (1692–1743). Academia tertia Anglicana; or, the antiquarian annals of Stanford in Lincoln, Rutland, and Northampton Shires. 1727.

—— Desiderata curiosa … memoirs, letters, wills and epitaphs … all now first published from the original MSS. 2 vols. 1732.

Petyt, William. The antient rights of the Commons of England asserted; or, a discourse proving … that the Commons of England were ever an essential part of Parliament. 1680.

—— Jus Parliamentarium: or, The antient power, jurisdiction, rights and liberties of … Parliament, revived and asserted. 1739.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. 1665 ff. (In progress.)

Pits, John (1560–1616). Relationes historicae de rebus Anglicis, sive de illustribus Britanniae scriptoribus. Paris, 1619.

Plot, Robert. The natural history of Oxfordshire, being an essay toward the natural history of England. Oxford, 1677.

—— The natural history of Staffordshire. Oxford, 1686.

Rawlinson, Richard. The life of Mr. Anthony Wood, historiographer of the most famous University of Oxford. (Anon.) 1711.

—— The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Rochester. 1717.

—— The history and antiquities of the city and cathedral church of Hereford. 1717.

—— Epistolae Abaelardi et Heloisae, cum codd. MSS. collatae. 1718.

Rawlinson, Richard. The history and antiquities of the cathedral church of Salisury, and the abbey church of Bath. 1719.

—— The English topographer; or, an historical account of all the pieces … relating to the antiquities, natural history, or topographical description of any part of England. By an impartial hand. 1720.

—— A new method of studying history. Originally written in French by Lenglet du Fresnoy, and translated … by R. Rawlinson. 2 vols. 1728.

See, also, Abingdon, Aubrey (Surrey), Erdeswicke, Miscellanies, Risdon.

Risdon, Tristram. The chorographical description, or survey, of the county of Devon; with the city and county of Exeter. (Ed. Rawlinson, R.) 2 vols. 1714. Another, and better, edn. 1811.

Rymer, Thomas. See bibliography to Chaps. VII and VIII, ante.

Salmon, Nathaniel. Roman stations in Britain. 1726.

—— A survey of the Roman antiquities in some midland counties of England. 1726.

—— The history of Hertfordshire; describing the county, and its antient monuments, particularly the Roman. 1728.

Salmon, Nathaniel. A new survey of England wherein the defects of Camden are supplied … the Roman military ways traced and the stations settled. II pts. 1728–9.

—— Antiquities of Surrey … with some account of the present state and natural history of the county. 1736.

—— The history and antiquities of Essex. 1740. [Not completed.]

Savage, Henry (1604?–1672). Balliofergus: or, a commentary upon the foundation, founders, and affaires of Balliol College. Oxford, 1668.

Sibbald, Sir Robert. See bibliography to Chap. XIV, sec. B, II, post.

Smith, Thomas. See section III, ante.

Somner, William. The antiquities of Canterbury. 1640. 2nd edn., revised and enlarged, by Battely, N. 1703.

—— Dictionarium Saxonico-Latino-Anglicum. Accesserunt Ælfrici abbatis grammatica Latino-Saxonica, cum glossario suo ejusdem generis. Oxford, 1659.

—— A treatise of gavelkind, both name and thing. 1660.

—— A treatise of the Roman ports and forts in Kent. Publish’d by James Brome.… To which is prefixt the life of Mr. Somner [by bp. Kennett]. Oxford, 1693.

Spelman, Sir Henry. De non temerandis ecclesiis; a tract of the rights and respects due unto churches. 1613. Many times rptd.

—— Archaeologus. In modum glossarii ad rem antiquam posteriorem continentis Latino-barbara, peregrina, obsoleta et novatae significationis vocabula. (Part 1 only.) 1626. The complete work, ed. by Dugdale, W., was issued in 1664 under the title Glossarium archaeologicum.

—— Concilia, decreta, leges, constitutiones, in re ecclesiarum orbis Britannici. Vol. I (to 1066). 1639. Vol. II, ed. Dugdale, W. 1664.

—— De sepultura. 1641.

—— A protestant’s account of his orthodox holding in matters of religion at this present indifference in the Church. (Anon.) Cambridge, 1642. Rptd. in Somers’s Tracts, ed. Scott, vol. IV, p. 32.

—— Tithes too hot to be touched. Ed. Stephens, J. 1646. Reissued in 1647, as The larger treatise on tithes.

—— Aspilogia. Ed. Biss, E. 1654.

—— Villare Anglicum; or a view of the townes of England. By Spelman and Dodsworth, R. 1656.

Spelman, Sir Henry. The history and fate of sacrilege, discover’d by examples. 1698. An abridgment in French was published in 1698, and a German translation in 1878.

—— Reliquiae Spelmannianae. The posthumous works of Sir Henry Spelman, relating to the laws and antiquities of England. With the life of the Author. Ed. Gibson, E. Oxford, 1698.

—— The English works of Sir Henry Spelman … together with his posthumous works relating to the laws and antiquities of England; and the life of the author. Ed. Gibson, E. 1723.

Stevens, John. The history of the antient abbeys, monasteries, hospitals, cathedral and collegiate churches. Being two additional volumes to Sir William Dugdale’s Monasticon Anglicanum. 2 vols. 1722–3.

The 1718 English abridgment of the Monasticon is also attributed to Stevens.

—— Monasticon Hibernicum; or The monastical history of Ireland. 1722.

—— A new Spanish and English dictionary. 1706.

Stevens also published an English version of Bede’s Ecclesiastical History, and a number of translations from the Spanish and Portuguese.

Strype, John. A survey of the cities of London and Westminster … by John Stow … brought down from the year 1683 to the present time. 2 vols. 1720. See, also, bibliography to Chaps. VII and VIII, ante.

Stukeley, William. Itinerarium curiosum, or an account of the antiquitys and remarkable curiositys in nature or art, observ’d in travels thro’ Great Brittan. Centuria 1. 1724. 2nd edn. (the complete work). 2 vols. 1776.

—— Stonehenge, a temple restor’d to the British Druids. 1740.

—— Abury, a temple of the British Druids, with some others, described. 1743.

—— An account of Richard of Cirencester, with his antient map of Roman Brittain, and the itinerary thereof. 1757. (The work attributed to Richard of Cirencester, and dealt with in this book, was a forgery by Charles Bertram.)

Tanner, Thomas. Notitia monastica, or a short history of the religious houses in England and Wales. Oxford, 1695. 2nd edn., enlarged, ed. by Tanner, J. 1744. Rptd., with additions, by Nasmith, J., 1787.

—— Bibliotheca Britannico-Hibernica: sive, de scriptoribus, qui in Anglia, Scotia, et Hibernia ad saeculi XVII initium floruerunt … commentarius. 1748.

Thomas, William (1670–1738). A survey of the cathedral-church of Worcester; with an account of the bishops thereof. 1736.

Thoresby, Ralph. Ducatus Leodiensis; or the topography of the … town and parish of Leedes, and parts adjacent.… With the pedigrees of many of the nobility and gentry. 1715. 2nd edn., by Whitaker, T. D. 1816.

—— Vicaria Leodiensis: or, the history of the church of Leedes. 1724.

—— Diary, 1677–1724. Ed. Hunter, J. 2 vols. 1830.

Thoroton, Robert. The antiquities of Nottinghamshire. 1677. 2nd edn., by Throsby, J. 3 vols. 1790.

Thorpe, John (1682–1750). Registrum Roffense: or a collection of ancient records … illustrating the ecclesiastical history and antiquities of the diocese and cathedral church of Rochester. 1769.

Twyne, Brian. Antiquitatis Academiae Oxoniensis apologia. Oxford, 1608. Reissued, 1620.

Twysden, Sir Roger. The commoners liberty: or, the Englishman’s birthright (Anon.) 1648.

Twysden, Sir Roger. Historiae Anglicanae scriptores X. 1652.

—— An historical vindication of the Church of England in point of schism, as it stands separated from the Roman, and was reformed I Elizabeth. 1657.

Warburton, John (1682–1759). Vallum Romanum: or the history and antiquities of the Roman wall, commonly called the Picts’ wall. 1753.

—— William (bishop of Gloucester). See bibliography to Chap. XI, ante.

Webb, John (1611–1672). A vindication of Stone-Heng restored. 1665.

Weever, John. Ancient funerall monuments within … Great Britaine, Ireland, and the islands adjacent. 1631.

Wilkins, David. Concilia Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae, a Synodo Verolamiensi, A. D. 446, ad Londinensem, A. D. 1717. 4 vols. 1737. [Founded on the work of Spelman and Dugdale, and in its turn formed the basis of Haddan and Stubbs’s Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents.]

—— Leges Anglo-Saxonicae ecclesiasticae et civiles. 1721.

Willis, Browne. Notitia parliamentaria: or, an history of the counties, cities and boroughs, in England and Wales. 3 vols. 1716–50.

—— An history of the mitred parliamentary abbies, and conventual cathedral churches. 2 vols. 1718–19.

—— A survey of the cathedral church of St. David’s. 1717.

—— A survey of the cathedral church of Llandaff. 1719.

—— A survey of the cathedral church of St. Asaph. 1720.

—— A survey of the cathedral church of Bangor. 1721.

—— A survey of the cathedrals … with an exact account of all the churches and chapels in each diocese.… 3 vols. 1727–30.

—— The history and antiquities of the town, hundred, and deanery of Buckingham. 1755.

Wood, Anthony. Historia et antiquitates Universitatis Oxoniensis. 2 vols. Oxford, 1674.

—— The history and antiquities of the University of Oxford. Now first published in English, from the original MS. in the Bodleian Library, by John Gutch. 3 pts. Oxford, 1792–6.

—— The history and antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Now first published in English from the original manuscript in the Bodleian Library, with a continuation to the present time, by J. Gutch. Oxford, 1786–90.

—— Athenae Oxonienses. An exact history of all the writers and bishops who have had their education in the University of Oxford from 1500 to 1690; to which are added the Fasti or Annals of the said University. 2 vols. 1691–2. 2nd edn. 2 vols. 1721. [With corrections and additions. See D. of N. B., vol. LXII, p. 352.] 3rd (and best) edn. Ed. Bliss, P. 6 vols, 1813–20. [Embodies the corrections and additions of Tanner, Kennett. Baker, Wanley, and others. The prefatory matter includes the more important pieces relative to Wood’s life and writings.]

A new edn., also under the editorship of Bliss, was projected by the Ecclesiastical History Society; but only the first volume, containing Wood’s autobiography, was issued (1848).

—— Modius Salium, a collection of such pieces of humour as prevail’d at Oxford in the time of Mr. Anthony à Wood. Collected by himself, and publish’d from his original manuscript. Oxford, 1751.

—— Survey of the antiquities of the City of Oxford. Ed. by Clark, A. 3 vols. Oxford Historical Society. 1889–99.

A garbled and inaccurate edn., with additions, by Peshall, Sir J., was published in 1773, under the title of The antient and present state of the City of Oxford.

Wood, Anthony. Autobiography (1632–72). This was first published by Hearne in his edition of Thomae Caii Vindiciae Antiquitatis Academiae Oxoniensis (Oxford, 1730). Rptd., with additions from Wood’s diaries continuing the narrative to the date of Wood’s death, by Huddesford, W., in 1772, both separately and as vol. II of The Lives of Leland, Hearne and Wood; and included, in its extended form, in vol I of Bliss’s edition of Athenae (1813), and in vol. I of his projected edition of Athenae in 1848. [All these have been superseded by]

—— The Life and Times of Anthony Wood, antiquary of Oxford, 1632–1695, described by himself: collected from his diaries and other papers by Andrew Clark. 5 vols. Oxford Historical Society, 1891–1900. [The introduction contains a full account of Wood’s manuscripts, which are now in the Bodleian library.]

Wright, James. The history and antiquities of the county of Rutland, 1684.

H. G. A.