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Richard Knolles (c. 1545 - 1610) was an English historian. Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... A historian is a person who studies history. ...


A native of Northamptonshire, he was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, of which he became a fellow. Some time after 1571, he left Oxford to become master of a school at Sandwich, Kent, where he died in 1610. In 1603, Knolles published his Generall Historie of the Turkes, of which several editions subsequently appeared, among them Sir Paul Rycaut's edition (1700); Rycaut brought the history down to 1699. Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants or Nhants) is a landlocked county in central England with a population of 629,676 (2001 census). ... College name Lincoln College Named after Richard Fleming, Bishop of Lincoln Established 1427 Sister College Downing College Rector Prof. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... Location within the British Isles Arms of Sandwich Town Council Sandwich is an historic town in Kent, south-east England. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... King James I of England/VII of Scotland, the first monarch to rule the Kingdoms of England and Scotland at the same time Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ...


Knolles' original work was dedicated to King James I and VI, and Knolles availed himself largely of Jean-Jacques Boissard's Vitae et Icones Sultanorum Turcicorum (Frankfurt, 1596). Although now entirely superseded, it has considerable merits of style and arrangement. Knolles also published a translation of Jean Bodin's De Republica in 1606, but the Grammatica Latina, Graeca et Hebraica, attributed to him by Anthony Wood and others, is the work of the Rev. Hanserd Knollys (c. 1599-1691), a Baptist minister. Jump to: navigation, search James VI of Scots and James I of England and Ireland (Charles James) (19 June 1566–27 March 1625) ruled England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. ... Jean-Jacques Boissard Jean-Jacques Boissard (1528 - October 30, 1602), was a French antiquary and Latin poet. ... Jump to: navigation, search Frankfurt am Main â–¶(?) [ˈfraÅ‹kfÊŠrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Jean Bodin (1530-1596) was a French jurist, member of the Parliament of Paris and professor of Law in Toulouse. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Anthony Wood or Anthony à Wood (December 17, 1632 - November 28, 1695) was an English antiquary. ... Events Swedish King Sigismund III Vasa is replaced by his brother Charles IX of Sweden. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender October 3 - Treaty of Limerick which guaranteed civil rights to catholics was signed. ... Jump to: navigation, search Baptist churches are part of a Christian movement often regarded as an Evangelical, Protestant denomination. ...


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Richard Knolles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (180 words)
In 1603, Knolles published his Generall Historie of the Turkes, of which several editions subsequently appeared, among them Sir Paul Rycaut's edition (1700); Rycaut brought the history down to 1699.
Knolles' original work was dedicated to King James I and VI, and Knolles availed himself largely of Jean-Jacques Boissard's Vitae et Icones Sultanorum Turcicorum (Frankfurt, 1596).
Knolles also published a translation of Jean Bodin's De Republica in 1606, but the Grammatica Latina, Graeca et Hebraica, attributed to him by Anthony Wood and others, is the work of the Rev. Hanserd Knollys (c.
§1. Richard Knolles’s Compilations. V. Seafaring and Travel. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to ... (1320 words)
A second edition appeared in 1610, in which year Knolles died; and there were later editions in 1621, 1631 and 1638.
Old Knolles was one of the first books that gave me pleasure when I was a child; and I believe it had much influence on my future wishes to visit the Levant, and gave perhaps the Oriental colouring which is observed in my poetry.
Some books issued at the time, like Robert Johnson’s translation, The Traveller’s Breviat, or an historicall description of the most famous Kingdomes in the World (1601), were merely accounts from many sources of the character and peoples of various countries.
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