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HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Vol. n.

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HISTOHY OF ENGLAND

FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES THE SECOND.

LOEB MACAULAY.

VOLUME II.

LONDON: LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, ROBERTS, & GREEN.

1864.

CONTENTS

THE SECOND VOLUME.

CHAPTER VII.

William, Prince of Orange; his Appearance; his Early Life and Education

Hi- Theological Opinions.

His Military Qualifications

HU Love of Danger: his Bad Health

Coldness of his Manners and Strength of Us Emotions; his Friendship for Bentinck

Mary, Princess of Orange.

Gilbert Burnet

He brings about a good Understanding between the Prince and Princess ; Relations between William and English Parties

Hi? Feelings towards England; his Feel inns towards Holland and Prance

His Policy consistent throughout .

Treaty of Augsburg ; William becomes the Head of the English Opposition

Horrtaunt proposes to William a Descent on England ; William rejects the Advice

Discontent in England after the Fall of the Hydes; Conversions to Popery; Peterborough

Salisbury; Wycherley ; Tindal; Haines; Dryden is

The Hind and Panther . . . .20

Change in the Policy of the Court towards the Puritans 21

Partial Toleration granted in Scotland . 2S

Clotting; it is unsuccessful; Admiral Herbert 24

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Declaration of Indulgence

Feeling of the Protestant Dissenters; Feeling of the Church of England

The Court and the Church

Letter to a Dissenter ....

Conduct of the Dissenters

Some of the Dissenters side with the Court; Care ; AJsop ; RoseweU .

Lobb; Penn; the Majority of the Puritans are against the Court; Baxter .

Howe; Bunyan

Kiffln

The Prince and Princess of Orange hostile to the Declaration of Indulgence .

Their Views respecting the English Roman Catholics vindicated

Enmity of James to Burnet . .

Mission of Dykvelt to England

Negotiations of Dykvelt with English Statesmen; Danby; Nottingham

Halifax; Devonshire ....

Edward Russell; Compton; Herbert

Churchill; Lady Churchill and the Princess Anne

Dykvelt returns to the Hague with Letters from many eminent Englishmen .

Zulestein's Mission; growing Enmity between James and William

Influence of the Dutch Press; Correspondence of Stewart and Fagel ,

Castelmaine's Embassy to Rome

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CHAPTER VIII.

Consecration of the Nuncio at Saint James's Palace 53

His Public Reception; the Duke of Somerset ; Dissolution of the Parliament; Military Offences illegally punished . 54

Proceedings of the High Commission ; the Universities 56

Proceedings against the University of Cambridge 57

Tae Earl of Mnlgrave .... 58

State of Oxford 59

Magdalene College, Oxford ... 61

i Anthony Farmer recommended- by the King for President ....

Election of the President; the Fellows of Magdalene cited before the High Commission

Parker recommended as President; the Charterhouse; the Royal Progress

The King at Oxford ; he reprimands the Fellows of Magdalene; Penn attempts to mediate

Special Ecclesiastical CommissionGrs sent to Oxford; Protest of Hough

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