An Introduction to the History of the Principal Kingdoms and States of Europe (1682, 2013)
An Introduction to the History of the Principal Kingdoms and States of Europe. Translated by Jodocus Crull (1695). Edited and with an Introduction by Michael J. Seidler (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2013).
The copyright to this edition, in both print and electronic forms, is held by Liberty Fund, Inc.
Table of Contents
- EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION
- A NOTE ON THE TEXT
- To His EXCELLENCY, CHARLES Duke of Shrewsbury: His Majesty’s Principal Secretary of State; Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter, c. And one of the Lords Justices of England.2
- THE PREFACE TO THE READER
- LIST OF CHAPTERS
- An Introduction to the History of the Chief Kingdoms and States now in EUROPE.
- CHAPTER I: Of the Ancient Monarchies, and more especially of the Roman, out of whose Ruines arose several Kingdoms and States.
- CHAPTER II: Of the Kingdom of Spain.
- CHAPTER III: Of Portugal.
- CHAPTER IV: Of England.
- CHAPTER V: Of France.
- CHAPTER VI: Of the United ‘Provinces’ [Netherlands].
- CHAPTER VII: Of the Switzers.
- CHAPTER VIII: Of the German Empire.
- CHAPTER IX: Of Denmark.
- CHAPTER X: Of Poland.
- CHAPTER XI: Of Moscovy.
- CHAPTER XII: Of the Spiritual Monarchy of Rome: or, of the Pope.1
- CHAPTER XIII: Of the Kingdom of Sweden.
- APPENDIX 1: A Brief Publication History of the Introduction and Its Descendants
- APPENDIX 2: A List of Early Modern Editions and Translations
- APPENDIX 3: Editions and Translations: Specific Publication Dates (Chart 1)
- APPENDIX 4: Editions and Translations: Temporal Overview (Chart 2)
- THE TABLE1