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THE FIRST VOLUME.
Britain under the Saxons ; Conver
Accession and Character of Charles I.
Tactics of the Opposition in the House of
The Norman Conquest..
Petition of Right violated; Character and
Designs of Wentworth ; Character of
Government of the Tudors
Domination and Character of the Army.
The English Monarchy a singular Excep-
suppressed; Proceedings against the King
Expulsion of the Long Parliament.
same Empire with England .
Monk declares for a Free Parliament;
General Election of 1660
Self-denying Ordinance ; Victory of the
Conduct of those who restored the Youse
tween the Roundheads and Cavaliers re-
General Election of 1661; Violence of the
Peace of Nimeguen ; 'Violent Discontents
in England .
Change in the Morals of the Community 86 Violence of the new House of Commons;
Temple's Plan of Government
Fall of Clarendon .
Sidney Godolphin ; Violence of Factions
The Country Party.
97 Exclusion Bill rejected by the Lords; Exe-
to England . . . . . . 98
Parliament held at Oxford, and dissolved;
. . 100
| Tory Reaction
City confiscated .
United Provinces, and their extreme Detection of the Whig Conspiracies ; Se-
Danger. . i . . . . 103 verity of the Government; Seizure of
The Cabal dissolved; Peace with the Policy of Lewis : State of Factions in the
Court of Charles at the Time of his
Increase of Population greater in the Stage Coaches.
Non-effective Charge; Charge of Civil Newsletters
mastur: : :
Scarcity of Books in Country Places;
Other Country Towns
Sheffield ; Birmingham
nliar Favonkers in Parliamer of Sey: 243
A Parliament called ; Transactions be-
lics and Qnakers.
Churchill sent Ambassador to France; Trevor chosen Speaker; Character of Sey-
mour . .
. .220 Debate in the Commons; Speech of
Public Celebration of the Roman Catholic ***
Additional Taxes voted ; Sir Dudley
His Coronation.. .
.224 | Proceedings of the Lords ; Bill for revcrs-
Correspondents in England . . .248 He takes the Title of King . . . 278
Preparations of the Governme
ineffectual Attempts to prevent Argyle His Execution.
: 259 His Memory cherished by the Common
Temper of the Scotch Nation :
262 Jeffreys sets out on the Western (
Ineffectual Attempts to prevent Mon-
Confiscation and Extortion ; Rapac y of
His Arrival at Lyme
| Grey ; Cochrane; Storey; Wa
| Trial and Execution of Bateman ; Perse.
Elizabeth Gxecutions of hish
of the Parliamrried to London : 274
Hugh Speke ; Proceedings against John-
Popery in Catholic Divines over
Divincs över 369
The Power of James at the height; his
the Deanery of Christchurch given to
Designs in favour of the Roman Catholic ties
. . 360
Effect of that Persecution iu England .326 | Discontent excited by the Public Display
of Roman Catholic Rites and Vestments;
Opposition to the Government in the Queensberry ; Perth and Melfort; Favour
shown to the Roman Catholic Religion
Publication of Papers found in the
They are adjourned ; arbitrary n of
Course which James ought to
Clarendon arrives in Ireland as Lord
Perfidy of Jeffreys; Godolphin ; the
He is bent on the Repeal of the Act of
Rochester attacked by the Jesuitical
Roman Catholics authorised to hold Ec-
clesiastical Benefices ; Sclater ; Walker ;
Intrigues of Rochester in favour of Catha: *
Effect of the Fall of the Hydes: