Excerpt from Holy Ghost College Bulletin, 1902 Multitudes learn their English history from Shakespeare, so much so, that the Stratford bard is said to be more feared than fifty historians. How ever this may be, we should t allow our earnest admiration for the poet to throw us out of that accuracy which history and truth so imperiously de mand. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.