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

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H. Holt, 1900 - 609 pages
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Table des matières

Of the Doom concerning Hot Iron and Water
28
Of WerGilds
29
Of Peoples Ranks and
30
How the Hundred shall be held
31
Ordinance of King Edgar ChurchScots
32
Tithes
33
From the Charter to the Reformation
34
Festivals and Fasts
35
Secular Ordinance
36
The Tudor Period
40
The Struggle for Constitutional Government
49
The Hanoverian Period
55
Nineteenth Century
61
Description of the Britons
68
Consequences of the Withdrawal of the Romans
76
CHAPTER VI 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 46 Administration of William
117
Character of William
118
Doomsday Survey
119
SECTION PAGE 49 A Doomsday Manor
121
Royal Supremacy I 22
122
First Charter of the City of London
123
Exactions of William Rufas I 24
124
Charter of the City of London from Henry I
127
The Investiture Controversy
128
THE EARLY ANGEVINS 58 Henry II and Thomas à Becket at the Council of Woodstock
130
The Council of Westminster
131
The Constitutions of Clarendon
133
The Kings Rash Words and Beckets Death
137
The Assize of Clarendon
138
Constitution of the Kings Household
141
The First Coronation of Richard I
147
Levying a Feudal Aid a
149
PART IV
153
1215 to 1529
155
England under the Interdict
156
John Excommunicated by Name
157
The Pope deposes the King
158
The Papal Legate in England
159
The Repentance of the King
160
John does Homage to the Pope
162
Declaration of Laws and Rights
164
THE WINNING OF THE CHARTER 75 Rising of the Barons
165
Demands of the Barons
166
PAGE 79
168
80
169
THE GROWTH OF LAW 81 Summonses to Parliament
181
82
184
84
186
Law of Mortmain
187
87
189
The Statute of Quia Emptores
193
90
195
91
196
92
198
93
199
The Black Death 94 Spread of the Plague
203
Statute of Labourers
206
96
209
97
211
98
212
99
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
IOI 103
222
PART V
225
1485 to 1603
227
105
229
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
un Act of Supremacy
243
Denial of the Authority of the Pope
244
Confession made with the Surrender of a Monastery
247
Letters concerning the Suppression of the Monasteries
256
Summons to the Pilgrimage of Grace
263
The Six Articles
267
The Bible in the English Churches
269
Church Services to be in English
271
III
273
Act of Uniformity
274
Against Books and Images
277
The Burning of Ridley and Latimer
293
ELIZABETH 133 Classes of the People in the XVIth Century
298
SECTION PAGE 134 The Anglican Standpoint
300
The Presbyterian Position
302
Whitgifts Articles touching Preachers and other Or ders for the Church
304
Puritan Demands
305
Privileges of Parliament
306
Elizabeth and Mary Stuart
307
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
309
Armada Speech of Elizabeth
310
Execution of Margaret Clitherow
312
Death of Elizabeth
313
CHAPTER XIX 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 Law
337
Millenary Petition
338
Levying a Feudal Aid
341
Benevolences
342
James I and the Commons
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
358
117
359
A Summary of Grievances
360
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
ENGLAND A COMMONWEALTH 164 Act abolishing the Office of King
373
House of Lords Abolished
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 180 Memorial from the Church of England to the Prince 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
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
Discovery of Gold
549
Result of the Finding of Gold
551
THE INDIAN EMPIRE 229 English at Surat and Bombay
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
118
597
119
599
SUBJECT INDEX
603
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