Introduction to the Study of English History

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The monastic system
9
The penitential system
10
Abstract conception of Rome IO 13 The individual sacrificed to the society IO 14 The Christian Church II
11
The Empire and the Church
12
Fall of the Empire in the West
13
Union of the kingdoms under Egbert
14
The Danish wars
15
The struggle of the West Saxon kings with the Danes
16
Growth of kingly authority
17
Growth of a military aristocracy
18
The Eorls superseded by the Thegns
19
The change gradual
20
The King and the Witenagemot
21
Dunstans ecclesiastical policy
22
The secular laws of Edgar
23
Ethelred and Edmund
24
Cnuts reign
25
Edward the Confessor
26
The House of Godwin 23 24 25 27
27
CHAPTER III
41
New ideas in Italy and France 3 Norman adaptability 4 Norman organisation in England 5 The national kingship
42
The Hildebrandine Papacy and the Conqueror
48
The spiritual and the temporal powers
49
The Church under William Rufus
50
Anselm and Monasticism
51
Anselm and William Rufus
52
Anselm and Henry I
53
The anarchy of Stephen
54
The first Acts of Henry II
55
Military reforms
56
Judicial reforms
57
Political arrangements
58
The quarrel with Becket
59
England and the Crusades
61
CHAPTER VI
62
The three quarrels of the reign
63
The quarrel with the Pope
64
The Papacy of Innocent III
65
The quarrel with the baronage
66
New institutions needed
67
Tentative efforts
68
Germ of the representative system
69
Extinction of Papal influence
70
The Friars
71
Simon de Montfort
73
The early years of Edward I
75
The national and the feudal kingship
76
Edward I and Wales
77
Edward I and France
78
The dispute with the Clergy and the Baronage
79
Confirmatio Cartarum
80
Reign of Edward II
81
CHAPTER V
83
Decline of the Papacy
84
National unity
85
The connexion between England and Flanders
86
The beginning of the Hundred Years War
87
The Constitution of the House of Commons
88
Unity of the nation
89
Growing strength of the Commons
90
The labourers
91
The Black Death and the Peasants Revolt
92
Wyclifs principles
94
Wyclifs failure
95
The Conservative reaction
96
The Revolution of 1399
97
The decay of the baronage
98
Causes of the rise of the Tudor Monarchy
99
CHAPTER VI
101
The Star Chamber
102
End of the Middle Ages
103
The Italian Renaissance
104
The separation from Rome
106
Persecution of the Catholics
119
Elizabeth and the national spirit
122
Elizabeth and the Renaissance
123
Englands position in Europe
124
Elizabeth and Parliament
125
Growing importance of Parliament
127
CHAPTER VII
129
The first years of James I
130
The Spanish Alliance
132
Buckingham and Prince Charles
134
The House of Commons and the Church
135
The King without Parliament
136
The Puritan Opposition
137
The Constitutional Opposition
138
Arbitrary government
139
The resistance in Scotland
141
The beginning of the Long Parliament
142
Breach between King and Parliament
143
The Kings supporters
144
The supporters of the Parliament
146
Cromwell and the Sects
148
CHAPTER VIII
150
The Rights of Minorities
151
Government by the army
152
Government of the Restoration
154
Character of the Restoration
155
Antagonism to France and the Papacy
157
The Exclusion Bill
158
Reign of James II
160
The Revolution of 1688
161
CHAPTER IX
163
Liberty of the Pulpit and the Press
164
The sphere of Government restricted
165
Immediate results of the predominance of the House of Commons
166
The House of Commons and the Nation
168
Effacement of the Tory party
169
Influence of the large landowners
170
The Whigs and the Dissenters
171
Hogarth and Fielding
173
CHAPTER X
176
Wesleyanism
178
The decline of the Whig Aristocracy
179
Edmund Burke
181
The expulsion of Wilkes and American taxation
183
Comparison between Burke and Bacon
184
The new Tories
185
The American War
186
The Coalition Ministry
188
Pitts Ministry
189
CHAPTER XI
192
The effect in England
193
The war with France
194
The Foreign Policy of the Ministries after the war
196
Domestic policy after the war
197
From the Accession of King Fohn to the Death of Edward II
204
AUTHORITIES
232
CHAPTER II
245
INTRODUCTORY
257
CHAPTER III
258
CONTEMPORARY WRITERS The Chronicle and the History
270
CHAPTER V
284
CHAPTER VI
302
History The Harleian Miscellany 207231
315
CHAPTER VII
331
CONTEMPORARY SOURCES State Papers of the period Camden
348
CONTEMPORARY WRITERS Authorities already described Greens
358
CHAPTER I
371
the Rose Correspondence the Auckland Correspondence Horace
384
CHAPTER XI
396
INDEX
405
Institutions of the first Norman kings 7 Their imperfection 8 The Cluniac Reforms
408
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Pàgina 354 - History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Disgrace of Chief Justice Coke
Pàgina 222 - THE PARKER SOCIETY" was instituted in 1840. In carrying out its object, it aims first at. the reprinting, without abridgement alteration or omission, of the best Works of the Fathers and early Writers of the Reformed English Church, published in the period between the accession of King Edward VI.
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