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THE

HARLEIAN MISCELLANY;

OR, A

COLLECTION

OF

SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING

PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,

jtS WELL JN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,

FOUND IN THE LATE

EARL OF OXFORD'S LIBRARY,

INTERSPERSED WITH

HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL

NOTES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.

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he was a Benedictine fryer, on Thursdaie following, to Tiborne, where he was hanged and quartered. London, printed for Ieflerie Chorlton, and

, are to be sold at his shop adioyning to the great north door of Paules, MDCVII.4to, black letter, containing four sheets . . .58

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Gods Warning to his people of England, by the great overflowing of the waters or floudes, lately hapned in South-Wales, and many other places.

Wherein is described the great losses and wonderfull damages, that hap-

ned thereby, by the drowning of many townes and villages, to the vtter

vndooing of many thousandes of people. Printed at London, for W. Barley

and Jo. Bayly, and are to be solde in Gratious Street. 1607, 4to, black

letter, containing twelve pages . . . . .64

The Penuyless Parliament of thread-bare-poets; Or, all mirth and witty

conceits. Printed at London, for William Barley, and are to be sold at

his shop in Grace-church-street near Leadenhall-gate, 1608, 4to, containing

54 pages . . . . . . . .71

Instrvetions for the increasing and planting of mulberrie trees, and the

breeding of Silk-wormes, for the making of silke in this kingdome.

Whereunto is annexed his Maiesties letters to the lords lieftenants of the

seuerall shiers of England, tending to that purpose. Newly printed,

MDCIX. Quarto, containing two sheets . . • .80

Sir Robert Sherley, sent Ambassadour, in the name of the King of Persia,

to Sigismond the Third, King of Poland and Swecia, and to other princes

of Europe. His royall entertainment into Cracovia, the chiefe citieof Poland,

with his pretended comming into England. Also, the honorable praises of

the same Sir Robert Sherley, giuen vnto him in that kingdom, are here

likewise inserted. London: Printed by I. Windet, for John Budge and

are to be sold at his shop, at the great south doore of Pauls, 1609, (in black

letter.) Quarto, containing twenty-two pages . . . . 87

Sir Thomas Overbury's Observations in his travels, upon the state of the

Seventeen Provinces, as they stood, Anno Domini, 1609, the treaty of

peace being then on foot. Printed in 1626. Quarto, containing thirty

pages . . . . . . . 97 >

The Terrible and Deserued Death of Francis Rauilliack, shewing the man-

ner of his strange torments at his execution, upon Friday the twenty-fifth

of May last past, for the murther of the late French King, Henry the

Fourth. Together with an abstract out of divers proclamations, and

edicts, now concerning the state of France. As it was printed in French

in three several bookes published by authentic, ]6l0. At London, printed

for William Barley, and John Baylie, 1610. Quarto, black letter, contain-

ing twenty pages . . . , , 109

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The Lives of the Three Normans, Kings of England, William the First,

William the Second, and Henry the First. Written by I. H.

Improbc facit qui in ahcno libro ingeniosus est. Mart.

Imprinted at London, by R. B. Anno 1613. Quarto, containing one-

hundred and thirty-one pages, besides the Epistle dedicatory to Charles,

Prince of Wales, which contains five pages more, in smaller types . . 115

A Relation of a voyage to Guiana: describing the climate, situation, fertility,

provisions, and commodities of that country, containing seven provinces

and other signories within that territory; together with the manners,

customs, behaviours, and dispositions of the people. Performed by Robert

Harcourt, of Stanton-Harcourt, Esq. The patent for the plantation of

which country his Majesty hath granted to the said Robert Harcourt

under the great seal.

The land, which we walked through to search it, is a very good land:

If the Lord love us, he will bring us into the land, and will give it us.

Numb. xiv. T. 8.

At London, Printed by John Beale, for W. Welby, and are to be sold at

bis shop in Paul's Church yard, at the sign of the Swan, 1613. Quarto, containing eighty-eight pages .... . 169

A true Declaration of the arrival of Cornelius Haga (with others that

accompanied him) ambassador for the General States of the United

Netherlands, at the great city of Constantinople. Together with the

entertainment unto them given by the Turk when they came to his palace,

and what privileges were, by him, granted unto the said United Provinces.

And, also, the copy of certain letters, sent unto the said states of the

Netherlands, from Constantinople. Faithfully translated out of the Dutch

copy. London, printed for Thomas Archer, and are to be sold at his shop

in Popes-Head Palace, 1613. Quarto, containing thirty-two pages . . 313

True and Wonderfull. A discourse relating a strange and monstrous serpent

(or dragon) lately discovered, and yet living, to the great annoyance and

divers slaughters both of men and cattell, by his strong and violent poyson;

In Sussex, two miles from Horsam, in a woode called St Leonards Forrest,

andthirtie miles from London, this present month of August, 1614. With

the true generation of serpents. Printed at London, by John Trundle,

1614 . . . . . . .227

England's Way to win Wealth, and to employ ships and mariners: Or, a plain

description what great profit it will bring unto the commonwealth of Eng-

land, by the erecting, building, and adventuring of busses to sea a fishing:

With a true relation of the inestimable wealth that is yearly taken out of his

Majesty's seas by the Hollanders, by their great number of busses, pinks,

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