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Henry Craik, ed.  English Prose.  1916.
 
Vol. I. Fourteenth to Sixteenth Century
 
Introduction: The Earlier History of English Prose by W. P. Ker
Sir John Mandeville.  Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
The Lady of the Land
Of the Qualities of the Right Balm
The Castle of the Sparrowhawk
The State of Prester John
John Wycliffe.
 c. 1324–1384.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
Extracts from Sermons
A Short Rule of Life
The Clergy subject to the Civil Magistrate
Geoffrey Chaucer.
 c. 1340–1400.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Preface to the Treatise on the Astrolabe
Description of Hell
Reginald Pecock.
 c. 1395–1460.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
The Uses of Logic
Reason and Scripture
Divinity and Moral Philosophy
Reasonable Use of Images
Defence of Religious Orders
Sir Thomas Malory.
 d. c. 1470.  
Critical Introduction by John W. Hales
Extracts from the Morte d’Arthur
Sir John Fortescue.
 c. 1394–1476.  
Critical Introduction by H. R. Reichel
Extracts from the Governance of England
The Lawyer refuting his own Arguments
John Capgrave.
 1393–1464.  
Critical Introduction by J. Churton Collins
Dedication to Edward IV.
Causes of the Longevity of the Antediluvians
The Vision which appeared to Augustus Cæsar
The Story of Count Leopold
The Ghost of Bishop Grosteste appears to the Pope
William Caxton.
 c. 1415–1491.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
Prologue to the Recueil des Histoires de Troye
Epilogue to the Dictes and Sayings of the Philosophers
Piety of King Henry the Fifth
The Character of the True Knight
Robert Fabyan.
 d. 1513.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
Charlemagne
William with the Long Beard
Wat Tyler’s Rebellion
Marriage of Richard II. and Isabel of France
Sir John Bourchier,
Lord Berners.
 c. 1467–1533.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
Extract from the Preface to Froissart’s Chronicles
The Death of King Robert the Bruce
How the Town of Calais was given up to the Kind of England
The Bird in borrowed Feathers
The French King seized by Madness
Froissart’s Visit to England
John Fisher.
 c. 1469–1535.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
Dependence upon Divine Mercy
Character of Henry VII.
Character of Margaret, Countess of Richmond
Comparison between the Life of Hunters and that of Christians
Sir Thomas More.
 1478–1535.  
Critical Introduction by H. R. Reichel
Pasturage destroying Husbandry
The Doctrine of the Utopians
King Richard the Third in Council
Plunder of the Church by Heretics
The Apology of Sir Thomas More
How far Is Recreation lawful?
William Tyndale.
 c. 1490–1536.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Of Worshipping of Sacraments, Ceremonies, Images, Relics, and So Forth
Pilgrimages
Sir Thomas Elyot.
 c. 1490–1546.  
Critical Introduction by Alfred Ainger
What Order Should Be in Learning?
The Decay of Learning among Gentlemen
Prince Henry’s Placability
Miles Coverdale.
 c. 1488–1569.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
Prologue to the Translation of the Bible
Thomas Cranmer.
 1489–1556.  
Critical Introduction by J. Churton Collins
The Uses of Holy Scripture
Faith and Works
The Dangers of False Doctrine
The Good of Sound Teaching
Hugh Latimer.
 c. 1485–1555.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Decay of the Yeomanry
Duties and Respect of Judges
Illegal Profits of King’s Officers
John Leland.
 c. 1506–1552.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
The Laborious Journey and Search of John Leland for England’s Antiquities
The Complaint
of Scotland, 1549.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Ane Monologue of the Actor
George Cavendish.
 c. 1500–1561.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
A Great House in France
The King Entertained at York Place
Augury
Sir John Cheke.
 1514–1557.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
The Lessons of Sedition
Treason Judged by Its Fruits
The Blessings of Peace
Roger Ascham.
 1515–1568.  
Critical Introduction by Henry Craik
A Plea for Music
A Defence of Archery
False Flattery of the Scots
A Dialogue in the Socratic Manner
What We May Learn from Athens
The Force of Example
Books That Do hurt
Thomas Wilson.
 c. 1526–1581.  
Critical Introduction by F. H. Trench
A Lesson in Tactics
The Virtue of Simplicity
The Uses of Wit
Rules of Art
Intolerance in Rome
The Teaching of Poets
John Knox.
 c. 1505–1572.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
John Knox Chosen as Preacher
Knox and Queen Mary
The Necessity of Schools
George Buchanan.
 1506–1582.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
Chamæleon
Conspiracies against King James the Fifth
Raphael Holinshed.
 c. 1515–1573.  
Critical Introduction by Mary Darmesteter
The Flight of the Empress from Oxford
The Weird Sisters
The Murder of the Little Princes in the Tower
The Trial of Queen Katharine
John Foxe.
 1516–1587.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
Cranmer at the Stake
Rose Allin
Cicely Ormes
Sir Thomas North.
 1535–1601?.  
Critical Introduction by Charles Whibley
The Greatness of Pericles
Volumnia’s Pleading
The Flight of Antony
Philemon Holland.
 1552–1637.  
Critical Introduction by Charles Whibley
Marcellus and Hannibal at Nola
Grief and Sudden Joy
The Metamorphosis of Lucius Apuleius
The End of Cyrus
Great Britain and Her Inhabitants
John Stow.
 1525?–1605.  
Critical Introduction by James Miller Dodds
Oration of Sir Philip Sidney
May Day in London
Whitehall
John Lyly.
 1555?–1606.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Love’s Constancy
Robert Parsons.
 1546–1610.  
Critical Introduction by Vernon Blackburn
Extracts from the Christian Directory
The Security of Ecclesiastical Order
Disturbers of Peaceful Union
Stephen Gosson.
 c. 1554–1624.  
Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
Modern Luxury
The Evils of Stage Plays
What Is Pleasure?
The Playmakers’ Sophistries Exposed
Sir Philip Sidney.
 1554–1586.  
Critical Introduction by A. W. Ward
The King of Arcadia and His Daughter
Horsemanship
The Esquire’s Death
Pamela’s Faith
Parthenia’s Return to Argalus
Lyric and Heroic Poetry
The Honour of Poesy
Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke.
 1554–1628.  
Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
William of Orange
Sidney’s Religion
Of England and Spain
A Honeymoon
The Excellence of Duty
William Webbe.
 c. 1550–1591.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
An Account of English Poets
George Puttenham.
 1529–1590.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
English Poets
William Cecil, Lord Burleigh.
 1520–1598.  
Critical Introduction by William Minto
Ten Precepts
Edmund Spenser.
 1552?–1599.  
Critical Introduction by John W. Hales
Irish Costume
Irish Bards
The Misery of Ireland
Richard Hooker.
 c. 1554–1600.  
Critical Introduction by Vernon Blackburn
Calvin’s Return to Geneva
Christian Unity Counselled
Man’s Desire for Happiness
Defence of Church Ceremonial
The Doctrine of Grace
Man’s Sinfulness
Hooker’s Defence of Himself
Justice and the Harmony of Creation
A Virtuous Woman
An Appeal
Richard Knolles.
 c. 1550–1610.  
Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
Amurath, an Example of the Vanity of Worldly Honour
Mahomet and Irene
William Camden.
 1551–1623.  
Critical Introduction by Edmund Gosse
The Beauties of the Isle of Britain
Of Its Inhabitants
King Canute
The Earl Marshal of England
James Melville.
 1556–1614.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Shipwrecked Captains of the Armada
Richard Hakluyt.
 c. 1553–1616.  
Critical Introduction by W. P. Ker
Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation
Drake at Nombre de Dios, July 1572
Sir Walter Raleigh.
 1554?–1618.  
Critical Introduction by Edmund Gosse
The Revenge
A Useful Hostage
Misdeeds of Henry VIII.
The Attributes of God
Death
The Law of Change
The Absence of the Queen
Thomas Lodge.
 1558–1625.  
Critical Introduction by A. W. Ward
A Rake’s Progress
The Wrestling Match
Evening and Morning in Arden
Robert Greene.
 1558–1592.  
Critical Introduction by A. W. Ward
Italian Suitors
The Cupbearer’s Dilemma: Whether to Poison the King’s Guest, or to Vex the King
Bellaria’s Babe
An Arcadian Wit-Combat
A Parthian Prayer
Thomas Nashe.
 1567–1601.  
Critical Introduction by A. W. Ward
How the Herring Became King of All Fishes
Religious Faction
A Latter-Day Appeal
John of Leyden and His Crew
Surrey’s Knight-Errantry
Samuel Daniel.
 1562–1619.  
Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
A Defence of Rhyme
The Limits of Authority
Let Us Be True to Ourselves
Thomas Dekker.
 c. 1570–1632.  
Critical Introduction by George Saintsbury
City Hunting
How the Warren Is Made
The Tumbler’s Hunting Dry-foot
The Tumbler’s Hunting Counter
The Dove
The Pelican
The Phœnix
William Clowes.
 1540–1604.  
Critical Introduction by Norman Moore
The Boasting of a Quack
A Braggart’s Fate
Dr. Timothy Bright.
 1551–1615.  
Critical Introduction by Norman Moore
How the Soul by One Simple Faculty Performeth So Many and Divers Actions

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