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In EdD copy of the edition" printed by A. Bosvile, at the Dyal and Bible over against St Dunstan's Chard. in Fleetstreet MDCCVIII are these notes in his handwriti
"See an excellent life of Margaret of Lancaster
in dodge's portrait,voli.p
see also D. Dibdins introduction to his translation of Thanas à Kemper p xt.
* typographical antiquities of Great Britain volz p.112 & 421." The fourthe soots of the Imitative Jesus Christ was translated by this pious Queen a printed in 15044 by Wynkyn de Worde & Aguson?
This Sermon was published & the Reface wrote by old m? Thomas Becker of 5 Jolen's College, Author of the Reflexions. a. Learning - High Hornly
COUNTESS OF RICHMOND AND DERBY,
MOTHER TO KING HENRY VII,
FOUNDRESS OF CHRIST'S AND ST JOHN'S
PREACHED BY BISHOP FISHER IN 1509.
BAKER'S PREFACE TO THE SAME,
CONTAINING SOME FURTHER ACCOUNT OF HER CHARITIES AND
J. HYMERS, B.D.,
FELLOW OF ST JOHN'S COLLEGE.
WITH ILLUSTRATIVE NOTES, ADDITIONS, AND AN APPENDIX.
PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS,
FOR J. & J. J. DEIGHTON; T. STEVENSON, CAMBRIDGE.
Accipe Fundatrix grati pia vota nepotis,
THE former edition of this Sermon, to which Baker says he was prompted by a sense of duty owing that excellent person described in it, having become very scarce, the present Editor was induced to reprint it partly from a similar regard to the memory of the Foundress, and partly on account of his having recently obtained the perusal of Baker's own copy of the edition of 1708, which affords materials of the greatest value for such an undertaking. That copy was kindly lent to the Editor by W. F. Beadon, Esq., it having been long in the possession of his grandfather the late Bishop of Bath and Wells, formerly Fellow of St John's College, who probably had it from Dr Newcome, Master of the College at the time of Baker's decease. In the present edition, therefore, the Reader is presented with all Baker's manuscript notes-the fruits of his researches in the long interval between the publication of the Book and his death; and from that circumstance it will derive its chief value. But it is hoped that the additions likewise will not be thought unimportant, the chief of which are, Bishop Fisher's Sermon at the funeral of