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ACCOUNT SOF

Sweden

Together with an
EXTRACTI

OF THE
History of That KINGDOM.

Printed for Timothy Goodwine

OR, AN

ACCOUNT
Ancient Free State

OF THE

OF

F R A N CE,

AND
Most other parts of EUROPE,
before the Loss of their Liberties.

Written Originally in Latin by tbe Famous Civilian
FRANCIS HOTOMAN,

In the Tear 1574.
And Translated into English by the Author of

the Account of DENMARK

LONDON:
Printed for Tim. Goodwin, at the Queen's Head
against St. Dunstan's Church, Fleetstreet. 1711. I

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T HE following Treatise was

composed by that most

Learned and Judicious Civilian FRANCIS HOTO * MAN, a grave, sincere, and un

exceptionable Author, even in * the Opinion of his Adverfaries. W This Book gives an Account of the Ancient Free State of above

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three Parts in four of all Europe; and has of a long time appeared to ine so convincing and instructive in those Important Points he handles, that I could not be satisfied whilft-it remained unknown, in a manner, to Englishmen; who, of all People living, have the greatest Reason to be thoroughly inftructed in what it contains, að having, on the One hand, the most to lose ; and, on the Other, the least Sense of their Right to it. Therefore a fincere Desire of Instructing the only. Poffeffors pf True Liberty in the World, what:Right they have to that Liberty, of how great a Value it is, what „Misery follows the Loss of it, and how eafily, if ovods?: 4

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