The History of England

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Dr. John Lingard was an English historian, the author of The History Of England. The principal object of his major work, The History of England, is to emphasize the disastrous effects of the Reformation. The book was later expanded by the author and the title changed to reflect the period covered. As each additional volume appeared the History's reputation increased, while Lingard continued to revise and improve the whole work. Lingard adopted a non-controversial and sober approach to history with the emphasis on incontrovertible fact and using primary rather than secondary sources. He was devoted to absolute accuracy and detail and the History was a groundbreaking work in its use of primary sources. Lingard made extensive use of Vatican archives and French, Italian, Spanish and English dispatches, document collections and state papers — the first British historian to do so. The History of England is a substantial scholarly work which gives full treatment to the history of... More > England.< Less
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Green King Press
January 14, 2013
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