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The famous history of the seven champions of Christendom.

Johnson, Richard

The famous history of the seven champions of Christendom.

St. George of England, St. Denis of France, St. James of Spain, St. Anthony of Italy, St. Andrew of Scotland, St. Patrick of Ireland and St. David of Wales : shewing their honourable battels by sea and land ... : also the true manner and places of their deaths, being seven tragedies : and how they came to be called the seven saints of Christendom

by Johnson, Richard

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Published by Printed by R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright, and R. Chiswell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian saints -- Legends

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFamous history of the seven champions of Christendom. The second part
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1636:50
    ContributionsJohnson, Richard, 1573-1659?
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[311] p
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15043723M

    Everybody has read, or at least heard, of the famous History of the Seven Champions of Christendom, but few, we suspect, have either read or heard of another work by the same author, which, if less interesting than the chivalric chronicle dear to boyhood, has the merit of . Aug 28,  · The oldest surviving full version of the story was printed by Richard Johnson (author of The Seven Champions of Christendom) in his Crowne Garland of Goulden Roses [sic], A little later was written in prose Th e Famous and Remarkable History of Sir Richard Whittington, attributed to T. H., who is probably Thomas Heywod, though he died in. The Library of the World’s Best Literature: In Thirty Volumes Founded by Charles Dudley Warner With 5, selections and over 1, essays on primary authors and literary genres, this 20,page anthology stands as a monument of the best critique and editorial expertise of the early twentieth century.


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Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. Chesterton refers to a “seven-fold splendour” surrounding Mary, corresponding to the seven wounds of Christ, and there are seven poems in this collection corresponding to the seven champions of Christendom.

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See Naomi Conn Liebler, ‘Bully St. George: Richard Johnson’s Seven Champions of Christendom and the Creation of the Bourgeois National Hero’, in Early Modern Prose Fiction: The Cultural Poetrics of Reading, ed. by Author: Jane Pettegree.