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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, JUN. AND W. DAVIES,
SUCCESSORS TO MR. CADELL, IN THE STRAND.

LORD MARQUIS OF BUCKINGHAM,

KNIGHT OF THE MOST NOBLE ORDER OF

THE GARTER, LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE COUNTY OF BUCKS,

&c. &c. &c.

THE

THIRD VOLUME

OF

A NE CDOT E S

OF

DISTINGUISHED PERSONS

(IN GRATITUDE FOR HIS HAVING ENRICHED

IT WITH MANY CURIOUS, INTERESTING,

AND ORIGINAL ARTICLES)

IS INSCRIBED

BY HIS MOST OBEDIENT

AND OBLIGED HUMBLE SERVANT,

THE COMPILER.

ANECDOTES

SOME DISTINGUISHED PERSONS,

&c. &c. &c.

THEODORIC THE FIRST,
- KING OF THE GOTHS.

THAT Nation which we have supposed to be

barbarous, because it bore the name of the Goths, occasionally produced men of great virtues and of great knowledge : Theodoric was of that description. In his faith he was an Arian, yet he never persecuted those who differed from him in his religious opinions. He was extremely displeased with those persons whom he sus. pected of coming over to his belief to gain his favour, and without really believing what they professed to believe. One of his Officers having thus temporized with his faith, he immediately VOL. III.

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