(from the article `English literature`) ...persecution after 1660, was by instinct and much of his practice a reconciler, published untiringly on religious issues. Soon after the death of ... Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/111
Bre'vi·ate noun [ Latin breviatus , past participle of breviare to shorten, brevis short.] 1. A short compend; a summary; a brief statement. « I omit in this breviate to rehearse. Hakluyt. » « The same little breviates of infidel... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/97
a 13th-century summary of DOMESDAY BOOK, usually containing only the names of the landholder and his tenant (if any) for each MANOR, and its assessment to the DANGELD in terms of a CARUCATE, HIDE or SULONG.
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