Of the Orthographie and Congruitie of the Britan Tongue eBook

Alexander Hume
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The Romance of Kyng Horn.  To be edited from the MS. in the Library of
    the University of Cambridge.

Roberd of Brunne’s Handlyng Synne, a treatise on the sins, and sketches
    of the manners, of English men and women in A.D. 1303.  To be
    re-edited from the MSS. in the British Museum and Bodleian Libraries
    by F. J. Furnivall, Esq., M.A.

Cursor Mundi, the best dialectal version.  To be edited from the MS. by
    Richard Morris, Esq.

The History of the Saint Graal or Sank Ryal.  By Henry Lonelich, Skynner
    (ab. 1440 A.D.).  To be re-edited from the unique MS. in the Library
    of Corpus Christi Coll., Cambridge, by F. J. Furnivall, Esq., M.A.

Dan Michel’s Ayenbite of Inwyt, the most valuable specimen of the
    Kentish dialect, 1340 A.D.  To be edited from the MS. in the British
    Museum by Richard Morris, Esq.

Froissart’s Chronicles translated out of Frenche into our maternall
    Englyshe Tonge, by Johan Bourchier Knight, Lord Berners.  To be
    edited by Henry B. Wheatley, Esq.

Skelton’s Translation of Diodorus Siculus, oute of freshe Latin, that is
    of Poggius Florentinus, containing six books.  To be edited for the
    first time from the unique MS. in the Library of Corpus Christi
    Coll., Cambridge.

Sir David Lyndesay’s Monarche.  Edited by Prof.  Fitz-Edward Hall, D.C.L.,
    from the first edition by Jhone Skott.

Some of the earliest English Dictionaries, as—­
    Abecedarium Anglico-latinum, by Richard Huloet (1552); and Baret’s
    Alvearie or Quadruple Dictionarie, to be edited from the editions of
    1573 and 1580 by Henry B. Wheatley, Esq.

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