A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens's fascinating historical past of his fatherland, spanning from antiquity throughout the seventeenth century
during this obtainable heritage quantity, Charles Dickens turns his abilities to the saga of the uk. With attribute wit and perspicacity, he brings the kings, squaddies, and civilians who formed England, Scotland, and eire to shiny existence. starting in 50 B.C.E. and lengthening in the course of the reign of James II in 1688, this immensely readable booklet bargains readers a whole and fascinating examine England's past.

initially showing in serial shape, A Child's heritage of britain provides infrequent snapshots of england during the a while as rendered by way of an unheard of master.

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2 On the death of Fregoso, which occurred in 1541, cf. G. Brunelli, sub voce, in Dizionario biografico degli italiani (hereafter DBI), vol. L, Rome, Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana, 1998, pp. 396–9, in particular p. 399; and P. Simoncelli, Evangelismo italiano del Cinquecento, p. 113. As far as I can ascertain, there is no documentary evidence to support the hypothesis advanced by Pier Paolo Vergerio that he was poisoned [‘Fregoso, who was made a Cardinal and soon afterwards poisoned (a matter of public knowledge, as is rumoured of another exceptional gentleman, M.

Prosperi, Tra evangelismo e controriforma. Giovan Matteo Giberti, 1495–1543, Rome, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 1969, ad indicem; C. Ginzburg and A. Prosperi, Giochi di pazienza. Un seminario sul ‘Beneficio di Cristo’, Turin, Einaudi, 1975, ad indicem; P. Simoncelli, Evangelismo italiano, ad indicem; M. Firpo, ‘Il “Beneficio di Cristo” e il Concilio di Trento’, p. , Il processo inquisitoriale del cardinal Giovanni Morone, vol. I, pp. 343–4. But see now the recent work by P. Salvetto, Tullio Crispoldi nella crisi religiosa del Cinquecento.

A. Prosperi, ‘Les commentaires’, p. , ‘Preghiere di eretici’, pp. 217– 18. A very interesting question, but lying beyond the scope of the present work, is raised by another text mentioned by Prosperi, namely De inventoribus rerum by Polydore Vergil, who added the Lord’s Prayer in the appendix as an example of the invention of Christian prayers (‘Preghiere di eretici’, p. ); for more general information on this, see A. Stegmann, ‘Le ‘De inventoribus rei christianae’ de Polydor Virgil ou l’érasmisme critique’, Colloquia erasmiana turonensia, ed.

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