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

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The Hanoverian Period
55
1o Nineteenth Century
61
THE PRENORMAN PERIOD circa 425 B C to 1066 A D
63
The Britain of the Ancients 11 First Mention of the Islands afterwards called British
65
Evidence of Increasing Interest in the British Islands
66
Description of the Britons
68
Characteristics of the Britons
69
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
The Birth of the English Nation SECTION PAGE 21 The Ancient Germans
79
Coming of Hengist and Horsa
80
England becomes One Kingdom
82
Reestablishment of Christianity
84
Of a Mans EyeWound and of various other Limbs
87
Of Lordless Men
88
Of the Doom concerning Hot Iron and Water 88 29 Of WerGilds
89
3o 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
4o Second Period of Danish Invasion
99
Laws of Canute
101
Charter of Canute
103
Letter of Canute to his People
105
Divorce Proceedings announced to the House of Com
106
PART III
109
The Norman Rule 44 Invasion of England
111
Coronation Oath of William the Conqueror
117
Character of William
118
Doomsday Survey
119
sumo HGI 40 A Doomsday Manor
121
Royal Supremacy
122
First Charter of the City of London
123
Exactions of William Rufas
124
Charter of the City of London from Henry I
127
The Investiture Controversy
128
The Early Ancevins 58 Henry II and Thomas a Becket at the Council of Woodstock
130
The Council of Westminster
131
6o 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 1
147
Levying a Feudal Aid
149
FROM THE CHARTER TO THE REFORMATION
153
1215 to 1529 Chapter IX The Papal Authority Triumphant 66 The Struggle between John and Innocent III
155
England under the Interdict
156
John Excommunicated by Name
157
The Pope deposes the King
158
7o The Papal Legate in England
159
The Repentance of the King
160
John resigns Crown and Kingdom to the Pope 16o 73 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
SECTION fAGH 78 London given up to the Barons
168
8o The Magna Charta
169
mons
176
The Growth of Law 81 Summonses to Parliament
181
Confirmation of the Charters
184
Ecclesiastical Sanction of the Confirmation of the Charters
186
Law of Mortmain
187
Freedom of Parliament
189
The Statute of Quia Emptores
193
Coronation Oath of Edward II
195
First Statute of Treasons
196
Second Statute of Provisors
198
Great Statute of Praemunire
199
The Black Death 94 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 Haeretico Comburendo
214
1oo Henry V to the Mayor and Sheriffs of London
217
1o1 Henry V to the Sheriff of Kent
219
1o2 Henry VI to the Abbot of St Edmondsbury
220
Mandate for the Burning of a Heretic
222
THE TUDOR PERIOD
225
1509 to 1603
227
Henry VIII and the Church 1o7 Payment of Annates to the Pope Forbidden
234
Appeals to Rome Prohibited
236
Henrys Attitude toward Heretics
237
no Submission of the Clergy
239
Act of Supremacy
243
Denial of the Authority of the Pope 113 Dissolution of the Monasteries
244
11+ Confession made with the Surrender of a Monastery 115 Directions for Visitations of Monasteries 116 Letters concerning the Suppression of the ...
256
Summons to the Pilgrimage of Grace 118 Lancaster Heralds Mission to the Insurgents
263
The Six Articles
267
The Bible in the English Churches
269
Church Services to be in English
271
Marys Status as Queen
289
Mary attempts to restore Church Lands
291
Ji Marys Orders for the Execution of John Hooper
292
The Burning of Ridley and Latimer
293
Elizabeth i33 Classes of the People in the XVIth Century
298
SECTION PACK 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
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
15o 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
158b Parliament considers Kings Letter
359
A Summary of Grievances
360
SECTION VAGI 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
17o 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
179 The Last Appeal
412
ENGLAND A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY
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
19o Act of Settlement
431
SECTION PACK
436
Union between England and Scotland
443
The Jacobite Rebellions
456
After Culloden
462
American Independence
474
2o5 Character of the Colonists
480
2o8 Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland
487
2o9 NoPopery Riots
497
Speech of Lord Plunkett for the Emancipation Bill
504
StCTION TAG 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
22o Passage of the First Reform Bill
527
Chartism and Corn Law Repeal 221 First National Petition
530
Presentation of the National Petition
533
Suffering of the Lower Classes
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
23o 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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עמוד 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...
עמוד 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...
עמוד 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.
עמוד 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...
עמוד 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.
עמוד 446 - An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown.
עמוד 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.
עמוד 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 :
עמוד 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.
עמוד 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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