Among the noble cities of the world that are celebrated by Fame, the City of London, seat of the Monarchy of England, is one that spreads its fame wider, sends its wealth further, and lifts its head higher than all the others.
-- William FitzStephen 1170s
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The Strickland Biography: Title and portrait|
(148 total words in this text)
From The Norman Conquest.
NOW FIRST PUBLISHED FROM
OFFICIAL RECORDS & OTHER AUTHENTIC DOCUMENTS,
PRIVATE AS WELL AS PUBLIC.
|"The treasures of antiquity laid up|
|in old historic rolls, I opened."|
WITH ALL THE LATE IMPROVEMENTS.
PORTRAITS OF EVERY QUEEN.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
SECOND QUEEN-REGNANT OF ENGLAND AND IRELAND.
PUBLISHED FOR HENRY COLBURN,
BY HIS SUCCESSORS, HURST AND BLACKETT,
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.
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