Leading Documents of English History: Together with Illustrative Material from Contemporary Writers and a Bibliography of Sources

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George Bell and Sons, 1900 - 607 pages
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18
A Doomsday Manor
49
Letter of William I to Gregory VII
51
Separation of Spiritual and Lay Courts
52
First Charter of the City of London
53
Exactions of William Rufas
54
Charter of Liberties of Henry I
57
THE PRENORMAN PERIOD circa 425 B C to 1066 A D
63
THE BRITAIN OF THE ANCIENTS
65
Evidence of Increasing Interest in the British Islands 14 First Roman Invasion of Britain
66
Description of the Britons 16 Characteristics of the Britons
68
The Tin Mines of Britain
70
Phases of the Roman Occupation
72
Consequences of the Withdrawal of the Romans
76
The Power of Britain revives
77
London given up to the Barons
78
THE BIRTH OF THE ENGLISH NATION SECTION PAGE 21 The Ancient Germans
79
Coming of Hengist and Horsa
80
Summonses to Parliament
81
England becomes One Kingdom
82
Ecclesiastical Sanction of the Confirmation of the Charters
83
Reëstablishment of Christianity
84
Law of Mortmain
85
Freedom of Parliament
86
ANGLOSaxon Laws The Dooms of the Kings Alfred Athelstan and Edgar 25 Of a Mans EyeWound and of various other Limbs
87
Of Lordless Men
88
Of WerGilds
89
Of Peoples Ranks and Law
90
How the Hundred shall be held
91
Ordinance of King Edgar ChurchScots
92
Festivals and Fasts
93
THE DANES IN ENGLAND 37 Danish Invasions
96
Alfred at Athelney
97
Alfred and Guthrums Peace
98
Second Period of Danish Invasion
99
Laws of Canute
101
Charter of Canute
103
Letter of Canute to his People
105
SECTION PAGE 106 Divorce Proceedings announced to the House of Com
106
PART III
109
1066 to 1215
111
Coronation Oath of William the Conqueror
117
Character of William
118
Doomsday Survey
119
300
121
Henry II and Thomas à Becket at the Council of Woodstock 59 The Council of Westminster 60 The Constitutions of Clarendon
130
The Anglican Standpoint
134
The Presbyterian Position
135
Whitgifts Articles touching Preachers and other Or ders for the Church
136
The Kings Rash Words and Beckets Death
137
The Assize of Clarendon
138
Elizabeth and Mary Stuart
139
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
140
Constitution of the Kings Household
141
Execution of Margaret Clitherow
142
Death of Elizabeth
143
The First Coronation of Richard I
147
65
149
FROM THE CHARTER TO THE REFORMATION
153
66
155
England under the Interdict
156
68
157
69
158
70
159
72
160
76
165
Demands of the Barons
166
195
195
Spread of the Plague
203
Statute of Labourers
206
CHAPTER XIII LOLLARDY 96 Wycliffite Conclusions
209
Bull of Pope Gregory XI against Wycliffe
211
Reply of Wycliffe to a Summons from the Pope
212
De Hæretico Comburendo
214
Henry V to the Mayor and Sheriffs of London
217
Henry V to the Sheriff of Kent
219
Henry VI to the Abbot of St Edmondsbury
220
Mandate for the Burning of a Heretic
222
PART V
225
1509 to 1603
227
mons
231
HENRY VIII AND THE CHURCH 107 Payment of Annates to the Pope Forbidden
234
Appeals to Rome Prohibited
236
Henrys Attitude toward Heretics
237
Submission of the Clergy
239
Act of Supremacy
243
Denial of the Authority of the Pope
244
Confession made with the Surrender of a Monastery 247 a 115 Directions for Visitations of Monasteries
247
Letters concerning the Suppression of the Monasteries
256
Journal of Edward VI
279
THE REACTION AGAINST PROTESTANTISM 126 Lady Jane Greys Claim to the Throne
281
Execution of Lady Jane Grey
285
Marys Claim to the Throne
286
128a Reply of the Council
287
Marys Status as Queen
289
Mary attempts to restore Church Lands
291
Marys Orders for the Execution of John Hooper
292
The Burning of Ridley and Latimer
293
ELIZABETH 133 Classes of the People in the XVIth Century
298
ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN 144 Hawkins Third Voyage
316
Drakes Famous Voyage
319
Frobishers First Voyage
325
The Beginnings of American Colonization
327
PART VI
333
1603 to 1688
335
Crown above the Courts
336
King is above the
337
Millenary Petition
338
Levying a Feudal
341
Benevolences
342
James I and the Commons 335 336 337 338 341 342
344
THE PURITAN REVOLUTION 155 The Petition of Right
348
First Writ of ShipMoney
352
ShipMoney declared Illegal
355
Charles I and Strafford
357
158a Charles I to the House of Lords in behalf of the Earl of Strafford 158b Parliament considers Kings Letter 159 A Summary of Grievances 348 3...
358
SECTION PAGE 160 The Charge against the King
364
Charles refuses to Plead
366
The Sentence of the King
368
The Death Warrant of Charles I
372
Act abolishing the Office of King
373
166
376
Instrument of Government
377
Cromwell disciplines his first Parliament
387
Cromwell and the Kingship
389
Richard Cromwell becomes Lord Protector
392
THE RESTORATION 171 Declaration of Breda
394
Reception of the Declaration of Breda by Parliament
396
Commons thank Sir John Grenville
397
Resolutions of Parliament urging the King to Return
398
Habeas Corpus Act
400
James II and the Catholics
409
The Last Appeal
412
PART VII
415
THE GLORIOUS REVOLUTION of Orange
417
The Prince of Orange reorganizes the Government
418
The Lords invite William to undertake the Government
419
Answer of the Prince to the Suggestions of the Lords
420
William of Orange to the Commons
421
The Princes Address to Parliament
422
The Parliamentary Title of the Sovereign of England
423
The Bill of Rights
424
Act of Settlement
431
SECTION PAGE
436
UNION BETWEEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
443
THE JACOBITE REBELLIONS
456
After Culloden
462
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
474
Character of the Colonists
480
Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland
487
CHAPTER XXX EMANCIPATION
497
Speech of Lord Plunkett for the Emancipation Bill
504
SECTION PAGE 213 The Duke of Wellington on Emancipation
507
End of Jewish Disability
509
Oaths Act
510
Jewish Relief Act
513
End of the Slave Trade
515
PARLIAMENTARY REFORM 218 Speech on the First Reform Bill
519
Prorogation of the AntiReform Parliament
523
Passage of the First Reform Bill
527
CHARTISM AND Corn Law REPEAL 221 First National Petition
530
Presentation of the National Petition
537
Repeal of the Corn Law
539
AUSTRALIA 225 Establishment of the Colony
542
First Penal Settlement
545
227
549
Result of the Finding of Gold
551
229
554
Letter of Warren Hastings
557
Cession of India to the English Crown
562
Victoria Empress of India
565
ENGLAND AND THE TRANSVAAL 233 Sand River Convention
569
Convention of Pretoria
571
Convention of London
580
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
587
SUBJECT INDEX
603
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Page 427 - ... power be only in, and executed by, the said Prince of Orange, in the names of the said Prince and Princess, during their joint lives; and after their deceases, the said Crown and royal dignity...
Page 423 - The said Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, assembled at Westminster, do Resolve, that William and Mary Prince and Princess of Orange be, and be declared, King and Queen of England...
Page 189 - Edward, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting.
Page 565 - When, by the blessing of Providence, internal tranquillity shall be restored, it is our earnest desire to stimulate the peaceful industry of India, to promote works of public utility and improvement, and to administer its government for the benefit of all our subjects resident therein. In their prosperity will be our strength ; in their contentment our security ; and in their gratitude our best reward. And may the God of all power grant to us, and to those in authority under us, strength to carry...
Page 477 - Act be repealed, absolutely, totally, and immediately; that the reason for the repeal be assigned, because it was founded on an erroneous principle. At the same time let the sovereign authority of this country over the colonies be asserted in as strong terms as can be devised, and be made to extend to every point of legislation, that we may bind their trade, confine their manufactures, and exercise every power whatsoever, except that of taking their money out of their pockets without their consent.
Page 446 - An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown.
Page 281 - JANE, by the grace of God, Queen of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England, and also of Ireland, under Christ, in Earth the supreme Head.
Page 428 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary :
Page 296 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle by God's grace in England, as, I trust, shall never be put out.
Page 477 - I am one who will lift up my hands against it. In such a cause, your success would be hazardous. America, IF she fell, would fall like the strong man ; she would embrace the pillars of the state, and pull down the constitution along with her.

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