Note 106
From Chapter 20 of the Decline & Fall

See Baronius (Annal. Eccles. A.D. 324, No. 58, 65, 70, 71) . Every record which comes from the Vatican is justly suspected; yet these rent-rolls have an ancient and authentic colour- and it is at least evident that, if forged, they were forged in a period when farms, not kingdoms, were the objects of papal avarice.

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