English History for Schools, B.C. 55-A.D. 1880

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The First Year of Alfred the Great
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The Submission of the Danes
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CHAPTER V
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Dunstan and the Danes
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Dunstan brings in Schoolmasters
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Elfheah the Martyr
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The Reign of Cnut
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CHAPTER VI
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Englishmen and Normans
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Edward the Confessor favours the Normans
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Harold King of the English
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The Battle of Senlac
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The Conquest of England
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The Normans gain Lands in England
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CHAPTER VIII
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Henry II makes Becket Archbishop of Canterbury
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CHAPTER IX
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John excommunicated
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CHAPTER X
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Accession of Henry III
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Henrys Weakness of Character
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Henry sends Money to the Pope
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Growing Influence of Parliament 6 Simon de Montfort 7 The Battle of Lewes and the Government of Eari Simon 8 The Battle of Evesham and the D...
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CHAPTER XI
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The Rule of Edward I in England
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The Conquest of Wales
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Edwards Interference in Scotland
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Edward subdues Scotland
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Resistance of William Wallace
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The Confirmation of the Charters
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Rise of Robert Bruce 73 76 1 77 78
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CHAPTER XII
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1307
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Edwards Claim to the French Throne
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The Battle of Crecy and the Siege of Calais
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The Battle of Poitiers
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Chivalry
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The Peace of Bretigny 10 The Labourers
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The Black Death
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The Last Days of Edward Ili
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CHAPTER XIII
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John Wyclif
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Richard II and his Uncles
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End of the Reign of Richard II
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CHAPTER XIV
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Law made for the Burning of Heretics
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Rebellion against Henry IV
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Henry of Monmouth Prince of Wales
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Henry V makes War upon France
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Siege of Harfleur and Battle of Agincourt
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The Siege of Rouen 8 The last Years of Henry V
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The English Rule in France
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Joan Darc
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Capture and Death of Joan
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The Loss of France 13 Weakness of Henry VI
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THE HOUSE OF YORK EDWARD IV
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The Barons and the Middle Classes
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Difficulties in the way of getting Justice
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Growing Power of the King
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Edwards Deposition and Restoration
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The Benevolences and the Printing Press
123
The End of the Reign of Edward IV
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Edward V and the Duke of Gloucester
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The Duke of Gloucester Protector
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The Duke of Gloucester becomes King Richard III
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Murder of the Princes
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Richards Defeat and Death
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PAGA
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CHAPTER XVII
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Wars on the Continent 3 Condition of the People
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The Inclosures
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The Utopia and the Discovery of America
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Beginning of the Reformation
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Henry quarrels with the Pope
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Fall of Wolsey 136 138 138 139 140 141 142
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CHAPTER XVIII
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Execution of Sir Thomas More
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The Translation of the Bible
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The Suppression of the smaller Monasteries 6 Execution of Anne Boleyn and Death of Jane Seymour
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The Pilgrimage of Grace 8 Destruction of Images
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Henrys Tyranny
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The Six Articles
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The Last Years of Henry VIII
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CHAPTER XIX
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Seizure of Church Property 3 Somersets Fall
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Northumberlands Government
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Death of Edward VI and Accession of Mary
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The first Years of Queen Mary
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The Protestant Martyrs
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The last Days of Mary PAGI 156 158 158 159 160 161 163
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CHAPTER XX
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Elizabeth and the Church
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The Reformation in Scotland
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Mary Queen of Scots in Scotland 5 Mary Queen of Scots in England
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The Rising in the North 7 Prosperity of the Country 8 Ilfeeling against Spain 9 Drakes Voyage 165 166 167 168 168 169
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English Voyages of Discovery
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CHAPTER XXI
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Throgmortons Plot and the Association
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Help sent to the Dutch
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Drake in the West Indies
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The Babington Conspiracy and the Execution of the Queen of Scots 6 Drake singes the King of Spains Beard
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The Sailing of the Armada
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The Armada in the Channel 9 The Armada in the North
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The Destruction of the Armada
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CHAPTER XXII
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The Expedition to Cadiz 4 Essex in Ireland
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Conquest of Ireland
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The Monopolies
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Elizabeths Death PAGI 187 187 189 189 190 191
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CHAPTER XXIII
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The Gunpowder Plot 5 Discovery of the Plot 6 The English Government of Ireland 8 The Great Contract and the impositions 9 The Addled Parliame...
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CHAPTER XXIV
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The Spanish Marriage Treaty
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Raleighs Voyage
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Raleighs Return and Execution
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James I and the Thirty Years
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The Monopolies and Lord Chancellor Bacon Loss the Palatinate
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Prince Charless Visit to Madrid
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End of Jamess Reign
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The In prisonment of Members of Parliament 219
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CHAPTER XXVII
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Breach between the King and the Parliament
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Whigs and Tories
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Violence of the Tories and the Rye House Plot 7 Forfeiture of the London Charter 8 The Rye House Plot 9 The Execution of Lord Russell 10 The La...
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THE REIGN OF JAMES II
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The Bloody Assizes
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The Test Act violated 4 The Dispensing Power
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The Declaration of Indulgence
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The Expulsion of the Fellows of Magdalen
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The Trial of the Seven Bishops 8 The Invitation to the Prince of Orange 267 269 271
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CHAPTER XXXII
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The War in Scotland
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The Massacre of Glencoe
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The Siege of Londonderry
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The End of the War in Ireland 6 The Battle of Beachy Head
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The Battle of La Hogue
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The War in the Netherlands and the Death of Mary
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The Liberty of the Press
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CHAPTER XXXIV
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Blenheim and Ramilies
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The Union with Scotland
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The Whig Ministry
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The Sacheverell Trial
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The Tory Ministry
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The Peace of Utrecht 9 The Last days of Queen Anne 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302
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CHAPTER XXXV
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The South Sea Bubble
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Sir Robert Walpole Prime Minister 4 Parliamentary Corruption
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Walpole and the Excise Bill
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Walpole and the War with Spain
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Fall of Walpole 8 The Ministry of the Pelhams
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The Young Pretender in Scotland
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The Young Pretender in England
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Falkirk and Culloden
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The Escape of Charles Edward
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CHAPTER XXXVI
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Beginning of the Seven Years War
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Pitt in Office
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The Capture of Quebec and the Death of Wolfe
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Victory at Quiberon Bay
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Struggle between the English and French
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Clive at Arcot
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The Black Hole of Calcutta
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The Battle of Plassey
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CHAPTER XXXVII
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The Stamp Act
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The Tea Duties
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Throwing of Tea into Boston Harbour
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CONTENTS xxi
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The Beginning of the American War
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The Alliance between America and France
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The End of the War
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CHAPTER XXXVIII
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The Contest between Pitt and the Coalition Ministry
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CHAPTER XXXIX
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The Mutiny at Spithead
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The Union with Ireland
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Napleons Plan for invading England
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CHAPTER XLI
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Napoleon in Spain
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The Battle of Corunna
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Oporto and Talavera
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Walcheren
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Wellingtons Difficulties in Spain
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Torres Vedras
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The Regency
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The Guerillas
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The Capture of Cuidad Rodrigo and Badajoz
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The Battle of Salamanca
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The Uprising of Prussia and the Battle of Vittoria
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Napoleons Last Struggle
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Wellingtons Military Career
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CHAPTER XLII
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General Distress
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Romilly as a Criminallaw Reformer
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Agitation in the Country
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The Manchester Massacre
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Death of George III
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CHAPTER XLIII
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Peel Reform of the Criminal Law
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Huskissons Commercial Reforms
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REIGN OF WILLIAM IV
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Lord Melbournes Ministry
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The Peoples Charter
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The Fall of the Melbourne Ministry
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The Chartists in London
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The Invasion of the Crimea and the Battle of the Alma
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CHAPTER XLVIII
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Cawnpore
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Clemency Canning
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The Recovery of Delhi and the Relief of Lucknow
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Sir Colin Campbell in India
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CHAPTER XLIX
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The French War in Italy
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The Kingdom of Italy
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The Volunteers
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The Commercial Treaty with France
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The Blockade Runners and the Privateers
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The Cotton Famine
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The Last Days of Lord Palmerston
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The Conservative Ministry and the Second Reform Bill
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CHAPTER L
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The Irish Church and the Gladstone Ministry
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The Irish Church Act and the Irish Land Act
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The FrancoGerman War
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The End of the First Gladstone Ministry
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The End of the Conservative Ministry
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Página 334 - By the struggling moonbeam's misty light, And the lantern dimly burning. No useless coffin enclosed his breast, Not in sheet nor in shroud we wound him ; But he lay like a warrior taking his rest With his martial cloak around him.
Página 93 - And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He, that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his friends, And say — to-morrow is Saint Crispian : . Then will he strip his sleeve, and show his scars, And say, these wounds I had on Crispin's day.
Página 92 - God's will ! I pray thee, wish not one man more. By Jove, I am not covetous for gold, Nor care I who doth feed upon my cost ; It...
Página 167 - And the sun went down, and the stars came out far over the summer sea, But never a moment ceased the fight of the one and the fifty-three. Ship after ship, the whole night long, their high-built galleons came; Ship after ship, the whole night long, with her battle-thunder and flame ; Ship after ship, the whole night long, drew back with her dead and her shame.
Página 92 - It yearns me not if men my garments wear ; Such outward things dwell not in my desires : But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive.
Página 336 - The Earl of Chatham, with his sword drawn Stood waiting for Sir Richard Strachan ; Sir Richard, longing to be at 'em, Stood waiting for the Earl of Chatham.
Página 93 - Old men forget ; yet all shall be forgot, But he'll remember with advantages What feats he did that day...
Página 162 - I am come amongst you, as you see at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all ; to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood even in the dust. I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king ! and of a king of England too...
Página 162 - I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too, and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm...
Página 334 - We buried him darkly at dead of night, The sods with our bayonets turning; By the struggling moonbeam's misty light And the lantern dimly burning.

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