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Published by Kraus Reprint in Vaduz .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1485.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesFlores historiarum
SeriesEnglish historical society. Publications
ContributionsCoxe, Henry Octavius, 1811-1881
LC ClassificationsDA130 R64 1841a
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Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14087768M

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Paris, Matthew, Rogeri de Wendover Chronica, sive, Flores historiarum. Londini, Sumptibus. Wendover's Flores Historiarum. The first Flores Historiarum was created by St Albans writer, Roger of Wendover, who carried his chronology from the creation up to , the year before his claims in his preface to have selected "from the books of catholic writers worthy of credit, just as flowers of various colours are gathered from various fields.". ^ F. M. Powicke (), Roger of Wendover and the Coggeshall Chronicle, The English Historical Review, 21 (82), pp. ^ Henry Richards Luard (, ) Matthei Parisiensis Chronica Majora, vol 1 p. xxxiv (to ) and vol. 2 p. xiii (to ) ^ Vaughan (), Matthew Paris, p. 24 ^ "hic usque in lib. cronic. Johannis abbatis". Buy Chronica, Sive Flores Historiarum, Volume 2 by Roger (of Wendover), Matthew Paris, Henry Octavius Coxe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

  Wendover, Roger de (DNB00) (Chronica Majora, v. ). Other ecclesiastics bore the name of Wendover about that time, and among them Richard de Wendover, bishop of Rochester, who died in Wendover's book is entitled 'Flores Historiarum,' and the first part of it answers to the name, the contents being largely culled from other. A former prior of Belvoir, Roger of Wendover (d. ) established himself as a chronicler at St Albans. This three-volume work, edited by Henry G. Hewlett () and published between and , comprises the latter part of the larger Flores opus and the part of the Latin text for which Wendover can claim direct responsibility.   From the year it is an original and valuable authority, but the whole material has been worked over and in a sense re-edited with editions by Matthew Paris (q.v.) in his "Chronica Majora". Wendover is less prejudiced than Paris, but he is also less picturesque, and whereas Paris in his generalizations and inferences as to the causes of. The text of Wendover’s Magna Carta, unaltered by Paris, is only found in the two much later copies of Wendover’s Flores Historiarum, namely Bodleian Library Douce MS (dating from about ) and BL Cotton MS Otho B v (from about ).These provide the printed text in The Flowers of History by Roger of Wendover, ed. H.G. Hewlett, 3 vols. (Rolls Series, ), ii, .