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L&M suggest Creed purchased, on August 19th. 1664:-

Daniel, Samuel, 1562-1619.
The collection of the history of England· By Samuel Daniel. The fourth edition revised, and by his last corrected coppy printed. Whereunto is annexed a continuation of the history unto the raigne of Henry the Seventh. By John Trussell gent.
London : printed by E[dward]. G[riffin]. for John Williams at the signe of the Crowne in Pauls Church-yard, 1650.
[8], 262, [10], 263, [1] p.; 2⁰. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D207

There were prior editions in 1612/18; 1621; 1626; 1634. L&M note that it was one of the most popular histories of the day.

The Pepysian Library contains a later edition (PL 2230):-

The collection of the history of England· By Samuel Daniel. The fifth edition corrected. VVith a continuation of the history, unto the reign of Henry the Seventh, by John Trussel.
London : printed by F. Leach, for Benj. Tooke at the Ship in S. Pauls Church-yard, and Thomas Sawbridge at the Three Flower-de-Luces in Little-Britain., MDCLXXXV. [1685]
[6], 262, [10], 263, [1] p. ; 2⁰. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D208B; T3146.

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