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DICTIONARY OF DATES,

AND

UNIVERSAL REFERENCE,

RELATING TO ALL AGES AND NATIONS ;

COMPREHENDING EVERY REMARKABLE OCCORRENCE, ANCIENT AND MODERN-THE FOUNDATION,
LAWS, AND GOVERNMENTS OF COUNTRIES-THEIR PROGRES8 IN CIVILISATION, INDUSTRY,
AND SCIENCE-THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN ARMS-THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL
TRANSACTIONS OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE-ITS CIVIL, MILITARY,
AND RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS-THE ORIGIN AND

ADVANCE OF

HUMAN ARTS AND INVENTIONS,

WITH COPIOUS DETAILS OF

ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, AND IRELAND;

THE WHOLE COMPREHENDING

A BODY OF INFORMATION, CLASSICAL, POLITICAL, AND DOMESTIC,

FROM THE EARLIEST ACCOUNTS TO THE PRESENT TIME.

BY JOSEPH HAYDN.

EIGHTH EDITION,

WITH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS,

By B. VINCENT,
Assistant Secretary and Keeper of the Library of the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

LONDON:
EDWARD MOXON, DOVER STREET.

1857.

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