The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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William Penn acquired the prov- plan ince of Pennsylvania in 1681 from King
Charles II of England us a place where his fellow Quakers could enjoy freedom of
worship and a chance to govern themselves and develop their own way of life.
In 1554, Philip married Mary I of England and became joint sovereign of England
until Mary's death, without issue, in 1558. Philip's third marriage, with Elizabeth of
Valois, daughter of Henry II of France, in 1559, was the result of the Peace of ...
Cornells van Dalen was a fine engraver who emigrated to England and died
there. More gifted than his father, Cornelis van Dalen II was an artist of
considerable stature, who engraved some of the most powerful portraits of his
time. Abraham ...
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