The history of England from the accession of James ii

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War by Land 466
59
State of the Part of Ireland which was subject to James
64
Arrival of a French Fleet at Limerick Saint Ruth
71
Retreat of the Irish Army
79
Fall of Galway
86
Negotiations between the Irish Chiefs and the Besiegers
92
Most of the Irish Troops volunteer for France
98
Opening of the Parliament
108
Act excluding Iapists from Public Trust in Ireland
115
Debates on the Bill for regulating Trials in Cases of High
134
Plot formed by Marlborough against the Government
143
Disgrace of Marlborough various Reports touching
149
Fullers Plot
155
Close of the Session Bill for ascertaining the Salaries of
163
Ministerial Changes in England
166
Glencoe
172
William goes to the Continent Death of Louvois
196
A Daughter born to James
203
The English and Dutch Fleets join Temper of the English
211
Battle of La Hogue
217
Foreign Policy of William
231
William succeeds in preventing the Dissolution of the Coa
238
Lewis returns to Versailles
247
Battle of Steinkirk
258
Naval Maladministration
262
Meeting of Parliament State of Parties
269
Bill for the Regulation of Trials in Cases of Treason
278
Origin of the National Debt
288
Parliamentary Reform
299
The Place Bill
310
State of Ireland
327
The King refuses to pass the Triennial Bill
333
The King goes to Holland a Session of Parliament in Scot
339
Feeling of the Jacobites Compounders
347
New Declaration put forth by James
354
Williams Preparations for the Campaign
361
Jacobite Libels William Anderton
377
Conduct of Caennarthen
385
A Ministry necessary to Parliamentary Government
393
Death of Mary
479
CHAPTER XXI
485
Death of Halifax
492
Inquiry into the Accounts of the East India Company
498
Lords Justices appointed Reconciliation between William
508
Porter Goodman Parkyns
514
Jacobite Plots against the Government during Williams
520
War in the Netherlands Marshal Villeroy
525
Siege of Namur
531
Surrender of the Castle of Namur
538
Return of William to England Dissolution of the Parlia
549
Alarming State of the Currency 500
563
Meeting of the Parliament Loyalty of the House of Com
575
Passing of the Act regulating Trials in Cases of High Treason
581
The Assassination Plot Sir George Barclay
587
Failure of Berwicks Plot
593
Parliamentary Proceedings touching the Assassination Plot
602
Execution of Charnock King and Keyes Trial of Friend
610
The Association
618
Act establishing a Land Bank
624
Financial Crisis
631
Commercial Crisis in England
640
Fenwicks Confession
649
Meeting of Parliament State of the Country Speech
655
Effects of Fenwicks Confession
661
Bill for attainting Fenwick
668
Debates of the Commons on the Bill of Attainder 609
679
Proceedings against Monmouth
688
Bill for the Regulating of Elections
694
Promotions and Appointments
700
State of Scotland a Session of Parliament at Edinburg
703
Conduct of Spain Conduct of the Emperor
709
Meetings of Portland and Boufilers
716
Attempts of James to prevent a general Pacification
722
The Bank of England 443
731
The Thanksgiving Day
736
State of Ireland 702
738
Ministerial Arrangements Shrewsbury Secretary of State 456
740
Miscarriage of the Smyrna Fleet 373
741

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الصفحة 119 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
الصفحة 482 - Who is on my side? who?" And there looked out to him two or three eunuchs. And he said, "Throw her down." So they threw her down: and some of her blood was sprinkled on the wall, and on the horses : and he trode her under foot.
الصفحة 290 - Three generations earlier, a man who had accumulated wealth in a profession generally purchased real property, or lent his savings on mortgage. But the number of acres in the kingdom had remained the same ; and the value of those acres, though it had greatly increased, had by no means increased so fast as the quantity of capital which was seeking for employment. Many, too, wished to put their money where they could find it at an hour's notice, and looked about for some species of property which could...
الصفحة 185 - The letter is still extant in which he directed the commander of the forces in Scotland how to act if the Jacobite chiefs should not come in before the end of December. There is something strangely terrible in the calmness and conciseness with which the instructions are given. " Your troops will destroy entirely the country of Lochaber, Lochiel's lands, Keppoch's, Glengarry's and Glencoe's. Your power shall be large enough. I hope the soldiers will not trouble the government with prisoners."!
الصفحة 429 - The blow was quickly followed up. A few days later it was moved that all subjects of England had equal right to trade to the East Indies unless prohibited by Act of Parliament...
الصفحة 292 - ... be a lottery : two thousand prizes were to be drawn ; and the fortunate holders of the prizes were to be taught, at the charge of the Company, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, French, Spanish, conic sections, trigonometry, heraldry, japanning, fortification, bookkeeping, and the art of playing the theorbc.
الصفحة 653 - ... by the army and by the nation under severe trials had disappointed all the hopes of those who wished evil to England. Overtures tending to peace had been made. What might be the result of those overtures, was uncertain : but this was certain, that there could be no safe or honorable peace for a nation which was not prepared to wage vigorous war.
الصفحة 297 - At every stage in the growth of that debt the nation has set up the same cry of anguish and despair. At every stage in the growth of that debt it has been seriously asserted by wise men that bankruptcy and ruin were at hand.
الصفحة 564 - Nothing could be purchased without a dispute. Over every counter there \ras wrangling from morning to night. The workman and his employer had a quarrel as regularly as the Saturday came round. On a fair day or a market day the clamors, the reproaches, the taunts, the curses, were incessant ; and it was well if no booth was overturned and no head broken...
الصفحة 329 - being in love with a near kinswoman of his, and rejected, gave himself a stab in the arm, as pretending to kill himself, of the consequence of which he really died.

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