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A Reference-Book of English History. By A. C. Ewald, of

HAt's Public Record Office. (Warne.) — Stinlents and others who haVe occasion frequently to refer for facts in En glish history will find this a useful compilation. It contains a table of chronology, genealogical tables of the royal Houses, a dictionary of battles and sieges, lines of biography of eminent individuals, with dates of birth and death, and a brief dictionary of the English Constitution, explanatory of the leading Acts of Parliament, and descriptive of the principal offices of State.