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Cantacuzenus (25  November  1802) Unable to identify title by Cantacuzenus.
WG cites the following in his biography of Chaucer:
Cantacuzenus, &c apud Barnes, art. 3, 4 (1:254).
‘Barnes' would be the following:
Barnes, JoshuaThe history of that most victorious monarch Edward IIId. King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland. And first founder of the most noble Order of the Garter: being a full and exact account of the life and death of the said king, together with that of his most renowned son Edward, Prince of Wales and of Aquitain, sirnamed the Black-Prince faithfully and carefully collected from the best and most antient authors domestick and foreign, printed books, manuscripts and records. By Joshua Barnes, Batchelor of Divinity, and one of the senior fellows of Emmanuel College in Cambridge. 1688
WG cites from the following in his biography of Chaucer:
Barnes, History of Edward III, Book II (1:132).
WG's sale catalog lists:
Barnes's (Joshua) History of the Victorious Edward III, portraits 1688 (item 409).

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