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

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SECTION
26
A Doomsday Manor
49
Charter of Liberties of Henry I
57
PART II
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
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
PAGE 300
121
The EARLY ANGEVINS
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
Privileges of Parliament
138
Elizabeth and Mary Stuart
139
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
140
Armada Speech of Elizabeth
141
Execution of Margaret Clitherow
142
Death of Elizabeth
143
The First Coronation of Richard I
147
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149
66
155
68
157
69
158
70
159
72
160
John does Homage to the Pope
162
76
165
77
166
186
186
Jesuits in England under William
191
Dissenters in the Eighteenth Century 436 438
192
Queen Annes Speeches on Union of England and Scot
193
195
195
THE BLACK DEATH CHAPTER XII
203
Statute of Labourers 203
206
211
209
Bull of Pope Gregory XI against Wycliffe
211
Reply of Wycliffe to a Summons from the Pope
212
The Duke of Wellington on Emancipation
213
De Hæretico Comburendo
214
Oaths
215
Jewish Relief
216
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 214 217 219
222
THE TUDOR PERIOD
225
1509 to 1603
227
HENRY VIII AND THE CHURCH
234
Act of Supremacy
243
Letters concerning the Suppression of the Monasteries
256
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 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
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
Union between England and Scotland
443
CHAPTER XXVI The JACOBITE REBELLIONS 195 The Proclamation of James III
456
Landing of the Young Pretender
458
Escape of Prince Charles at Moy Hall
460
After Culloden
462
Bond given by the Young Pretender 200 Execution of the Rebel Lords 460 462 464
464
JOHN WILKES 201 No 45 of the North Briton
467
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
474
Policy of Conciliation
475
Right to
477
Character of the Colonists 474 475 477
480
The Union Advocated
483
Grattan Opposes the Union
485
Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland 483 485
487
PART VIII
495
Riots
497
Speech of King George on Catholic Emancipation
500
Speech of the Attorney General against the Catholic Emancipation Bill
501
Speech of Lord Plunkett for the Emancipation Bill
504
511
509
PARLIAMENTARY REFORM 218 Speech on the First Reform Bill
519
Prorogation of the AntiReform Parliament
523
Passage of the First Reform Bill 519 523
527
CHARTISM AND CORN Law REPEAL 221 First National Petition
530
Presentation of the National Petition
533
Suffering of the Lower Classes 224 Repeal of the Corn Law 531 537
537
Establishment of the Colony
542
First Penal Settlement
545
227
549
Result of the Finding of Gold 542 545 549
551
229
554
Letter of Warren Hastings
557
Cession of India to the English Crown
562
Victoria Empress of India 554 557 562
565
ENGLAND AND THE TRANSVAAL 233 Sand River Convention
569
Convention of Pretoria
571
Convention of London
580
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
587
SUBJECT INDEX
603
587
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Pàgina 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...
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