The History of England: From the Accession of James the Second, المجلد 2

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معاينة المستخدمين  - AlanWPowers - LibraryThing

Really, Restoration History. For decades in my sophomore survey of English Lit classes I aloudread TBM's account of the Monmouth landing in Rye, his attempt to replace his Catholic uncle, James II ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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Easy to read, pages flew by, when I picked it up. Gives a thorough picture of England in the 1600s. More accessible than Gibbon, language easier to pick up. قراءة التقييم بأكمله

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Enmity of James to Burnet
72
Devonshire
78
Lady Churchill and the Princess Anne
84
Influence of the Dutch Press
90
Consecration of the Nuncio at St Jamess Palace bis public
91
Tbe Duke of Somerset
98
Arrest of Jeffreys 364
101
Proceedings against the University of Cambridge
104
State of Oxford
113
Th King at Oxford he reprimands the Fellows of Magdalene
120
Ejection of the Fellows
127
The Queen pregnant general Incredulity
133
The Board of Regulators many Lords Lieutenants dismissed
139
The Earl of Oxford
150
Inquisition in all the Public Departments
159
Treaty of Augsburg William becomes the Head of the English
164
Consultation of the London Clergy
165
Consultation at Lambeth Palace
171
It is determined to prosecute the Bishops for a Libel 114
181
James determines to go to Ulster
182
He professes himself a Roman Catholic Trial of the Bishops
188
CHAPTER LX
208
Russell proposes to the Prince of Orange a Descent on England
216
Conduct of James after the Trial of the Bishops
228
The Earl of Dorset 143
232
Discontent of the Army
234
Lillibullero 210
241
Skilful Management of William
247
AnxietyJf William Warnings conveyed to James
255
William obtains the Sanction of the States General to his Expedi
262
James roused to a Sense of his Danger
268
Proofs of the Birth of the Prince of Wales submitted to the Privy
275
William sets sail the second time
283
Conversation of the King with the Bishop
295
Colchester Abingdon
305
Northern Insurrection
311
Retreat of the Royal Army from Salisbury 316 Desertion of Prince George and Ormond Flight of the Princess
317
He appoints Commissioners to treat with William
324
Risings in various Parts of the Country
330
Arrival of James at Saint Germains
391
State of Parties in England
398
Danbys Plan
404
Choice of a Speaker
410
Debate in the Lords on the Plan of Regency
416
Schism between the Whigs and he Followers of Danby
423
Meeting at the Earl of Devonshires
425
William explains his Views
431
Disputes and Compromise
438
Castelmaine Embassy to Rome 92
453
Invitation to William despatched 221
456
Mordaunt proposes to William a Descent on England William
465
Conduct of Mary 222
469
Discontent in England after the Fall of the Hydes
30
Questions put to the Magistrates 146
146
Feeling of tbe Dissenters 154
154
The fall of Londonderry expected 187
182
Succours arrive from England 188
188
Treachery of Lundy 189
195
Naval skirmish in Bantry Bay i 800 A parliament summoned by James sits at Dublin
206
Issue of base money 213
213
Difficulties of Williams Enterprise 221
221
The great Act of Attainder 215 James prorogues his parliament 219 Persecution of the Protestants in Ireland
222
Distress of Londonderry 226 Expedition under Kirke arrives In Loch Foyle 227 Cruelty of Bosen 228
228
The siege of Londonderry raised
236
Battle of Newton Butler 241 Consternation of the Irish 244 CHAPTER XIII The Revolution more violent in Scotland than in England 245 Elections f...
247
The Flight of James known great Agitation the Lords meet
248
Wish of theEngliahLowChorchmen to preserve Episcopacy InScotland 257
257
Riots in London 352
261
Williams instructions to his agents in Sootland
265
Hamilton elected President 271
271
Edinburgh Castle summoned 273
273
Tumnltnoas sitting of the Convention
281
William and Mary proclaimed 285 The Claim of Right
287
Hamilton 293
293
State of the Highlands
317
The Mncdonalds
324
Insurrection of the clans hostile to the Campbells 828
330

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الصفحة 414 - That king James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the Kingdom, by breaking the original Contract between king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.
الصفحة 294 - When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys : I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
الصفحة 183 - Giving no offence in any thing, that the ministry be not blamed; but in all things approving ourselves as the ministers of God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments...
الصفحة 172 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the' golden image which thou hast set up.
الصفحة 235 - Mountjoy rebounded, and stuck in the mud. A yell of triumph rose from the banks ; the Irish rushed to their boats, and were preparing to board ; but the Dartmouth poured on them a well-directed broadside, which threw them into disorder.
الصفحة 9 - I was ill," said William to Temple with great tenderness, " I know not. But this I know, that, through sixteen days and nights, I never once called for anything but that Bentinck was instantly at my side.
الصفحة 199 - Halifax sprang up and waved his hat At that signal, benches and galleries raised a shout. In a moment ten thousand persons, who crowded the great hall, replied with a still louder shout, which made the old oaken roof crack; and in another moment the innumerable throng without set vp a third huzza, which was heard at Temple Bar.
الصفحة 87 - ... skill of the greatest masters of political philosophy might have failed to do. That the provisions which have been recapitulated are cumbrous, puerile, inconsistent with each other, inconsistent with the true theory of religious liberty, must be acknowledged. All that can be said in their defence is this : that they removed a vast mass of evil without shocking a vast mass of prejudice...
الصفحة 85 - To think nothing of symmetry and much of convenience ; never to remove an anomaly merely because it is an anomaly ; never to innovate except when some grievance is felt ; never to innovate except so far as to get rid of the grievance ; never to lay down any proposition of wider extent than the particular case for which it is necessary to provide ; these are the rules which have, from the age of John to the age of Victoria, generally guided the deliberations of our two hundred and fifty Parliaments.
الصفحة 136 - The arbutus thrives better than even on the sunny shore of Calabria.* The turf is of livelier hue than elsewhere : the hills glow with a richer purple : the varnish of the holly and ivy is more glossy ; and berries of a brighter red peep through foliage of a brighter green.

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