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C.L. Scofield, The Life and Reign of Edward IV, 2 vol. (1923), is extremely
detailed, accurate, and based on original sources; but the detail often obscures
the argument, and the general outlook is now somewhat out of date. Charles
Eggshell porcelain was a refinement introduced in the Ming dynasty during the
reign of the emperor Yung-lo (1402-24); it reappeared in the reign of the emperor
Ch'eng-hua (1464-87), and later Yung-lo wares were copied under the emperor ...
The reign of Nicolo III (1393-1441), son of Alberto, marked the strengthening of
Estensi domination in Ferrara and the introduction of Estensi influence generally
in Italian politics. After having defeated an attempt by the Paduans to achieve ...
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