A chronicle of the kings of England. :
From the time of the Romans government, unto the death of King James. Containing all passages of state and church, with all other observations proper for a chronicle. /
Faithfully collected ... and digested into a method, by Sir Richard Baker, Knight. Whereunto is added, the reign of King Charles the First, and the first thirteen years of his Sacred Majesty, King Charles the Second, ... In which are many material affairs of state, ... and likewise the most remarkable occurrences relating to his Majesties most happy and wonderful restauration, by the prudent conduct, under God, 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 imploy'd in the most important and secret transactions of that time. All which additions are revised in this sixth impression, and freed from many errors and mistakes of the former editions.
|Main Creator:||Baker, Richard, Sir, 1568-1645.|
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London : printed for George Sawbridge at the Bible on Ludgate-hill, and Thomas Williams at the Golden Ball in Hosier Lane, M.DC.LXXIV. 
'The epistle to the reader' signed: E. Phillips.
'The reign of King Charles the First' and 'The first thirteen years of the reign of King Charles the II' are by Edward Phillips.
Editions after 1660 have a continuation by Edward Phillips who is a 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. Bibliography of British History, 1603-1714.
The pagination is irregular throughout.
Engr. t.-p. with imprint "pr. for G. Sawbridge, etc., 1696."
Physical description: , 104, 109-181, 178-304, 303-404, 505-522, 445-603, , p. 604, , 605-696, 701-772,  p.,  leaves of plates : port ; 2o.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), B507
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