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The present volume contains the remaining portion of the Archbishop's History, including the narrative of his Trial, day by day. There will be found in the notes, besides the usual biographical notices, very large extracts from the Journals of the Houses of Lords and Commons, either illustrative and confirmatory of the Archbishop's statements, or else carrying on more minutely than he was able to do, the details of his history, towards its melancholy close.
The remainder of the volume contains the following additional documents : (1) A fuller account of the Archbishop's death, from Rushworth and Heylin; (2) his dying Speech; (3) his last Will and Testament, reprinted from the edition published by John Bruce, Esq., in his account of the Archbishop's Berkshire benefactions ; (4) illustrative extracts from the Conference with Fisher, and other books referred to in the preceding History; (5) Rome's MasterPiece.
All these, with the exception of the more complete edition of the Will, are simple reprints of Henry Wharton's edition. The Answer to the Lord Say and Sele's Speech, and the Archbishop's Annual Accounts of his Province, which were also inserted by Wharton, as part of the Appendix to the History, appear elsewhere in this edition.