HISTORY OF ENGLAND
IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
|BOOK I.||THE CHIEF CRISES IN THE EARLIER HISTORY OF ENGLAND.|
|Chap. I.||The Britons, Romans and Anglo-Saxons.
The Anglo-Saxons and Christianity.
|Chap. II.||Transfer of the Anglo-Saxon crown to the Normans and Plantagenets.|
|Chap. III.||The crown in conflict with Church and Nobles.
Henry II and Becket.
John Lackland and Magna Charta.
|Chap. IV.||Foundation of the Parliamentary Constitution.|
|Chap. V.||Deposition of Richard II.
The House of Lancaster
|BOOK II.||ATTEMPTS TO CONSOLIDATE THE KINGDOM INDEPENDENTLY IN ITS TEMPORAL AND SPIRITUAL RELATIONS.|
|Chap. I.||Re-establishment of the supreme power.|
|Chap. II.||Changes in the condition of Europe.
Henry VIII and Cardinal Wolsey in their earlier years.
|Chap. III.||Origin of the Divorce Question.|
|Chap. IV.||The Separation of the English Church.|
|Chap. V.||The opposing tendencies within the Schismatic State.|
|Chap. VI.||Religious Reform in the English Church.|
|Chap. VII.||Transfer of the Government to a Catholic Queen.|
|Chap. VIII.||The Catholic-Spanish Government.|
|BOOK III.||QUEEN ELIZABETH. CLOSE CONNEXION OF ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH AFFAIRS.|
|Chap. I.||Elizabeth's accession.
Triumph of the Reformation.
|Chap. II.||Outlines of the Reformation in Scotland.|
|Chap. III.||Mary Stuart in Scotland.
Relation of the two Queens to each other.
|Chap. IV.||Interdependence of the European dissensions in Polltics and Religion.|
|Chap. V.||The fate of Mary Stuart.|
|Chap. VI.||The Invincible Armada.|
|Chap. VII.||The later years of Queen Elizabeth.|
|BOOK IV.||FOUNDATION OF THE KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN. FIRST DISTURBANCES UNDER THE STUARTS.|
|Chap. I.||James VI of Scotland: his accession to the throne of England.
Origin of fresh disiensions in the Church.
Alliance with England.
Renewal of the Episcopal Constitution in Scotland.
Preparations for the Succession to the English Throne.
Accession to the Throne.
|Chap. II.||First measures of the new reign.|
|Chap. III.||The Gunpowder Plot and its consequences.|
|Chap. IV.||Foreign policy of the next ten years.|
|Chap. V.||Parliaments of 1610 and 1614.|
|Chap. VI.||Survey of the literature of the epoch.|
|BOOK V.||DISPUTES WITH PARLIAMENT DURING THE LATER YEARS OF THE REIGN OF JAMES I AND THE EARLIER YEARS OF THE REIGN OF CHARLES I.|
|Chap. I.||James I and his administration of domestic government.|
|Chap. II.||Complications arising out of the affairs of the Palatinate.|
|Chap. III.||Parliament of the year 1621.|
|Chap. IV.||Negotiations for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a Spanish Infanta.|
|Chap. V.||The Parliament of 1624.
Alliance with France
|Chap. VI.||Beginning of the reign of Charles I, and his First and Second Parliament.|
|Chap. VII.||The course of foreign policy from 1625 to 1627.|
|Chap. VIII.||Parliament of 1628.
Petition of Right.
|Chap. IX.||Assassination of Buckingham, Session of 1629.|
|BOOK VI.||GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND WITHOUT PARLIAMENT. TROUBLES IN SCOTLAND.|
|Chap. I.||Peace with France and Spain|
|Chap. II.||Share of England in the events of the Thirty Years' War 1630-1636|
|Chap. III.||Monarchical tendencies of the Home Government
Taxes levied without a grant of Parliament
Charles I's relations with Catholicism
State of opinion in the Church of England at this time
Further designs of the Government
|Chap. IV.||Conflicting tendencies of the Age, and within the Kingdom of Great Britain|
|Chap. V.||Origin and outbreak of Ecclesiastical Disturbances in Scotland|
|Chap. VI.||The Scottish Covenant|
|Chap. VII.||Attempts at an accommodation.
Independent Assembly of the Church
|BOOK VII.||BETWEEN THE TROUBLES IN SCOTLAND AND THOSE IN ENGLAND AND ELSEWHERE.|
|Chap. I.||Campaign of Charles I against Scotland|
|Chap. II.||Relations of the Court the Court and Policy of France.|
|Chap. III.||Relations of England with the army of Bernard of Weimar and with the Spanish fleet under Oquendo|
|Chap. IV.||Renewed disturbances in Scotland|
|Chap. V.||Strafford and the Short Parliament|
|Chap. VI.||The Scots in England|
|BOOK VIII.||THE LONG PARLIAMENT AND THE KING, DOWN TO THE OUTBREAK OF THE CIVIL WAR.|
|Chap. I.||Summoning of the Parliament|
|Chap. II.||The first sittings of the Long Parliament|
|Chap. III.||Progress of aggressive tendencies in the Lower House
Debates on Episcopacy
The Proceedings against Strafford
|Chap. IV.||Attempt at a Reaction|
|Chap. V.||Parliamentary and popular agitation
Execution of Strafford
|Chap. VI.||Concessions and new demands|
|Chap. VII.||Charles I in Scotland
The Irish Rebellion
|Chap. VIII.||Days of the Grand Remonstrance|
|Chap. IX.||Formation of a new Ministry|
|Chap. X.||Tumultuous agitation in the Capital
Breach between the King and the Parliament
|BOOK IX.||THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR. 1642-1646|
|Chap. I.||Origin cf the Civil War|
|Chap. II.||The Campaigns of 1642 and 1643|
|Chap. III.||Fresh interference of the Scots. Campaign of 1644|
|Chap. IV.||Preponderance of the Scots. Reconstruction of the English army
The Westminster Assembly
The Negotiations at Uxbridge
Dissensions in Parliament. The Self-denying Ordinance.
|Chap. V.||The Campaign of 1645|
|BOOK X.||INDEPENDENTS AND PRESBYTERIANS. FATE OF THE KING.|
|Chap. I.||Flight of the King to the Scots|
|Chap. II.||Charles I at Newcastle|
|Chap. III.||The Parliament and Army at variance|
|Chap. IV.||Influence of the Agitators|
|Chap. V.||The so-called Second Civil War|
|Chap. VI.||Fall of the King|
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