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Council of CONSTANCE.
Trandated from the New EDITION, Printed at AMSTBRDAM,
which the AUTHOR not only Revis’d and Corrected, but confiderably Augmented.
Illustrated with several Curious COPPER PLATE S.
J. CLARKE, R. Hett, T. ASTLEY, S. AUSTEN, J.. GRAY,, and
To the REVEREND
Dr. HENRY BLAND,
DEAN of DURHAM.
S nothing was a greater Encouragement in the Translation of this History, than my Hopes that you
would honour it with your Protection; your good Nature in gratifying that Ambition, is what I shall ever efteem among the best Fortunes of my Life.
WHEN I consider'd what Character wou'd be requisite in a Patron for fo valuable a Work; that, besides Eminence of Station, Learning and Judgment, there must be Pie.
ty, Virtue, and good Sense, and a strong
Ability and Tafte, find in Communication
acknowledged to be one of the most impor-
This notable Struggle takes up a great