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

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The Hildebrandine Papacy and the Conqueror
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Abstract conception of Rome
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The Christian 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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Anselm and Henry I
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The anarchy of Stephen
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The Church and the Teutonic conquerors
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Judicial reforms
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Political arrangements
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Moral needs of the population
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England and the Crusades
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Elizabeth and Parliament
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The Christian missionaries in England 9 The monastic system 10 The penitential system
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Church organisation 12 The Church compared with the Empire 13 Church and State
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Union of the kingdoms under Egbert 15 The Danish wars
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The struggle of the West Saxon kings with the Danes 17 Growth of kingly authority 18 Growth of a military aristocracy
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The Eorls superseded by the Thegns 20 The change gradual
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The King and the Witenagemot
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Dunstans ecclesiastical policy 23 The secular laws of Edgar
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Ethelred and Edmund 25 Cnuts reign 26 Edward the Confessor
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The House of Godwin
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CHAPTER III
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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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Richard I and Hubert Walter
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CHAPTER VI
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The three quarrels of the reign 4 The quarrel with the King of France 5 The quarrel with the Pope
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The Papacy of Innocent III
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The quarrel with the baronage
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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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Arbitrary government 12 The resistance in Scotland CHAPTER VII
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Growing strength of the Commons 9 Chivalry
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The labourers
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Wyclifs principles
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Wyclifs failure 11 Piers the Ploughman 12 The Black Death and the Feasants Revolt 15 The Conservative reaction
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The Revolution of 1399
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Reign of Henry VII
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Causes of the rise of the Tudor Monarchy
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End of the Middle Ages
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The Italian Renaissance
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The Tudor Monarchy 14851603
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The separation from Rome 6 Growth of despotism
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The Protestants 8 Character of the age 9 The kings supremacy
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Edward VI
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Mary
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The religious difficulty at the accession of Elizabeth 13 The Elizabethan Compromise 14 The Elizabethan Commonwealth
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Cromwell and the Sects
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Supremacy of the army
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CHAPTER VIII
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Aims of the Protectorate 2 The Rights of Minorities
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Government by the army
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Government of the Restoration 5 The Divine Right of Kings 6 Character of the Restoration
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Prospects of Toleration 8 Antagonism to France and the Papacy 9 The Exclusion Bill
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The Revolution of 1688
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CHAPTER IX
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Cabinet Government 6 The House of Commons and the Nation 1 Supremacy of the House of Commons 2 Liberty of the Pulpit a id the Press 3 The s...
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Hogarth and Fielding
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Wesleyanism 3 William Pitt
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The decline of the Whig Aristocracy 5 The accession of George III
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The expulsion of Wilkes and American taxation 8 Comparison between Burke and Bacon
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The new Tories
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The American
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The Coalition Ministry 12 Pitts Ministry
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CHAPTER XI
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The effect in England 3 The last years of Pitts Ministry 4 The war with France
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The Foreign Policy of the Ministries after the
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INTRODUCTORY
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Picet
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450 to the Norman Conquest
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CHAPTER III
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CONTEMPORARY WRITERS The Chronicle and the History
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CHAPTER V
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CHAPTER VI
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CHAPTER VII
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of Lanfranc Anselm Beket and Hugh of Lincoln Sismondi Coxs
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Contemporary WRITERS Authorities already described Greens
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CHAPTER IX
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CONTEMPORARY WRITERS Calendar of State Papers by Mr Red
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CHAPTER XI
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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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