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LONDON: SPOTTISWOODes and SHAW,

New-street-Square.

Birth of Prince Charles Stuart

Hopes of the Jacobites in England

Their Council of Five

Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester

Plot to seize the Tower and the Bank

Discovered by the Government

Layer, Plunkett, and others, taken into custody

The dog Harlequin

Arrest of Bishop Atterbury

His harsh treatment in the Tower

Meeting of Parliament

Vote against the Pretender's Declaration
Tax on Roman Catholics

Compulsory oaths of allegiance
1723. Charge against Earl Cowper

His death and character
Trial and execution of Layer
Bill of penalties against Bishop Atterbury
His eloquent defence
The Bill passes
His last interview with Pope
He is conveyed to Calais
Pardon of Lord Bolingbroke
Bolingbroke arrives in England
His overtures to Walpole
He returns to Paris
Lord Carteret, Secretary of State
Disagreement between Walpole and Carteret
Struggle for power

Intrigues of Bolingbroke

1724. Carteret is dismissed from his office

But appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

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Affair of Wood's Patent

Dissatisfaction in Ireland

Exertions of Swift

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CHAPTER XIV.

Jacobite intrigues

State of the Highlanders

Mission of Allan Cameron in Scotland

Bishop Atterbury at Paris

Lord Mar out of favour with James

Influence of Colonel Hay (Lord Inverness)

Quarrel between James and his Consort

She retires to a convent at Rome

1726. Il effects to the Jacobite cause -

The Duke of Wharton openly joins it

Proceeds on a mission to Madrid

His strange behaviour

Ripperda, the Spanish Prime Minister

His fickleness and falsehood

Dismissed from office

He takes refuge in the house of Mr. Stanhope

But is arrested

He escapes from the Castle of Segovia

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