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 - Great Britain - 609 pages
 

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Contents

Description of the Britons
68
Consequences of the Withdrawal of the Romans
76
THE BIRTH OF THE ENGLISH NATION SECTION PAGE 21 The Ancient Germans
79
Coming of Hengist and Horsa
80
England becomes One Kingdom
82
Reëstablishment of Christianity
84
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
THE NORMAN RULE 44 Invasion of England III
111
Coronation Oath of William the Conqueror
117
Character of William
118
Doomsday Survey
119
SECTION PAGR 49 A Doomsday Manor
121
Letter of William I to Gregory VII I21 51 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 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
149
PART IV
153
England under the Interdict 156 67 England under the Interdict 68 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
SECTION PAGE 78 London given up to the Barons
168
The Magna Charta
169
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
Jesuits in England under William
191
Dissenters in the Eighteenth Century
192
The Statute of Quia Emptores 9
193
Coronation Oath of Edward II
195
First Statute of Treasons
196
Second Statute of Provisors
198
Great Statute of Praemunire O
199
THE BLACK DEATH 94 Spread of the Plague
203
Statute of Labourers
206
LOLLARDY 96 Wycliffite Conclusions
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
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
Against Books and Images
277
Execution of Lady Jane Grey
285
Mary attempts to restore Church Lands
291
ELIZABETH
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
ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN 144 Hawkins Third Voyage
316
Drakes Famous Voyage
319
Frobishers First Voyage
325
The Beginnings of American Colonization
327
PART VI
333
The Reign OF JAMES I
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
158b Parliament considers Kings Letter
359
A Summary of Grievances
360
The Death Warrant of Charles I
364
ENGLAND A COMMONWEALTH
373
Cromwell disciplines his first Parliament
387
THE RESTORATION
394
Habeas Corpus
400
James II and the Catholics
409
PART VII
415
William of Orange to the Commons
421
Act of Settlement
431
UNION BETWEEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND 193 Queen Annes Speeches on Union of England and Scot land 194 Union between England an...
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 202 Question of Taxation
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
EMANCIPATION 209 NoPopery 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
CHAPTER XXXI
519
Passage of the First Reform Bill
527
Presentation of the National Petition
533
AUSTRALIA
542
500
548
Discovery of Gold
549
Letter of Warren Hastings
557
Victoria Empress of India
565
Convention of Pretoria
571
Convention of London
580
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
587
SUBJECT INDEX
603
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