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Henry the Seventh reprinted, for the first time it is believed, from the edition of 1509 by Wynkyn de Worde; a continuation to the present time of the Catalogues of Professors and Preachers, with further notices of the lives and publications of several of them; and a variety of Documents including the Foundress's Will, several of them never before published, tending to illustrate her munificent patronage of Religion and Learning, and the eminent services of Bishop Fisher as a faithful Executor and liberal Benefactor. Besides Baker's notes, a few others have been added from sources that have only become accessible since his time; and quotations from various authors have been given to illustrate or confirm the statements in the Preface, the text of which is exactly reprinted from the original edition with the exception of modernized spelling in a few instances, and such slight alterations and insertions as were made by the Author in his own copy. The text of the Sermons is an exact reprint of that of Wynkyn de Worde.

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