English History for Students: Being the Introduction to the Study of English History

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Henry Holt, 1881 - 424 pàgines
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The monastic system
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Abstract conception of Rome
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The individual sacrificed to the society JO 14 The Christian Church 15 Organisation of the Church
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The Empire and the Church
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Fall of the Empire in the West
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Union of the kingdoms under Egbert
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The Danish wars
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The struggle of the West Saxon kings with the Danes
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Growth of kingly authority
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Growth of a military aristocracy
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The Eorls superseded by the Thegns
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The change gradual
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The King and the Witenagemot
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Dunstans ecclesiastical policy
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The secular laws of Edgar
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Ethelred and Edmund
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Cnuts reign
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Edward the Confessor
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The House of Godwin
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Norman and Angevin Organisation 10661199
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New ideas in Italy and France 3 Norman adaptability 4 Norman organisation in England 5 The national kingship
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Institutions of the first Norman kings
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The Hildebrandine Papacy and the Conqueror 10 The spiritual and the tempral powers 11 The Church under William Rulus
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Anselm and Monasticism 13 Anselm and William Rufus 14 Anselm and Henry I
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Principles involved in the quarrel 16 The anarchy of Stephen
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The first Acts of Henry II
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CHAPTER VI
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Contrast between the twelfth and thirteenth centuries 2 King John 3 The three quarrels of the reign 4 The quarrel with the King of France 5 The quar...
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Tentative efforts 11 Germ of the representative system 12 Accession of Henry III and the modified Charter 13 Extinction of Papal influence 14 The ...
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Simon de Montfort
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His scheme of a Representative Parliament 17 The early years of Edward I
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Edward I and Wales
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Edward I and Scotland 21 Edward I and France
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The dispute with the Clergy and the Baronage 23 Confirmatio Cartarum
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Reign of Edward II
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CHAPTER VI
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Pàgina 280 - Scotland. 25. LETTERS OF BISHOP GROSSETESTE, illustrative of the Social Condition of his Time. Edited by HENRY RICHARDS LUARD, MA, Fellow and Assistant Tutor of Trinity College, Cambridge. 1861.
Pàgina 220 - AUTHORITY OF HER MAJESTY'S TREASURY, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MASTER OF THE ROLLS. ON the 26th of January 1857, the Master of the Rolls submitted to the Treasury a proposal for the publication of materials for the History of this Country from the Invasion of the Romans to the Reign of Henry VIII.
Pàgina 238 - In this edition, the text of each manuscript is printed in columns on the same page, so that the student may see at a glance the various changes which occur in orthography, whether arising from locality or age. 24.
Pàgina 279 - WALSINGHAM,Z who was precentor of the Thomas abbey in the reign of Richard II. ; he appears to have been the inspiring genius of its scriptorium, and was also the compiler of a History of the foundation. The part of the Historia Anglicana attributed to his pen which relates to the present period, is however almost entirely a compilation from preceding writers already named. In the year 1618 there appeared the History of England from the Conquest to the reign of Edward III., by SAMUEL DANIEL,* a production...
Pàgina 82 - But the matters which are to be established for the Estate of our Lord the King and of his Heirs, and for the estate of the Realm and of the People, shall be treated, accorded, and established in Parliament by our Lord the King and by the Assent of the Prelates, Earls, and Barons and the commonalty of the Realm, according as it hath been heretofore accustomed.
Pàgina 380 - His treatment accordingly embraces (to quote his own description) ' the growth or decline of the monarchy, the aristocracy, and the democracy, of the Church and of Dissent, of the agricultural, the manufacturing, and the commercial interests ; the increasing power of Parliament and of the press ; the history of political ideas, of art, of manners, and of belief; the changes that have taken place in the social and economical condition of the people ; the influences that have modified national character...
Pàgina 392 - Hon. B. Disraeli, MP : a Literary and Political Biography," and "Thirty Years of Foreign Policy : a History of the Secretaryships of the Earl of Aberdeen and Viscount Palmerston.
Pàgina 221 - Durham, and in accordance with his pursuits and plans ; having for its object the publication of inedited Manuscripts, illustrative of the intellectual, the moral, the religious, and the social condition of those parts of England and Scotland included on the east between the Humber and the Firth of Forth, and on the west between the Mersey and the Clyde, a region which constituted the ancient Kingdom of Northumbria.
Pàgina 365 - THE LIVES of the Right Hon. FRANCIS NORTH, BARON GUILFORD, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, under King Charles II. and King James II. ; the Hon. SIR DUDLEY NORTH, Commissioner of the Customs, and afterwards of the Treasury, to King Charles II.
Pàgina 299 - With respect to _ . the books included in the above translation, the same critic observes, that ' it is important to know that Polydore wrote this portion of his work whilst many of the persons alluded to in the events of the reigns of Edward IV. and Richard III. were alive, and who communicated with him ' (Pref. pp. xxviii. and xxxii). The work of EDWARD HALL, entitled The Union Edward of the Two Noble Families of Lancaster and Yorke, first printed in 1 542, commences with the deposition of '•...

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