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The History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans to the Accession of King George the Fifth Volume 8   By: (1771-1851)

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The History of England

From The First Invasion By The Romans To The Accession Of King George The Fifth



With an Introduction By






CHARLES I. continued .

Battle Of Edge Hill Treaty At Oxford Solemn Vow And Covenant Battle Of Newbury Solemn League And Covenant Between The English And Scottish Parliaments Cessation Of War In Ireland Royalist Parliament At Oxford Propositions Of Peace Battle Of Marston Moor The Army Of Essex Capitulates In The West Self Denying Ordinance Synod Of Divines Directory For Public Worship Trial Of Archbishop Laud Bill Of Attainder His Execution.

Treaty proposed and refused. Royalists. Parliamentarians. State of the two armies. The king's protestation. Battle of Edge Hill. Action at Brentford. King retires to Oxford. State of the kingdom. Treaty at Oxford. Intrigues during the treaty. Return of the Queen. Fall of Reading. Waller's plot. Solemn vow and covenant. Death of Hampden. Actions of Sir William Waller. The Lords propose a peace. Are opposed by the Commons. New preparations for war. Battle of Newbury. New great seal. Commissioners sent to Scotland. Solemn league and covenant. Scots prepare for war. Covenant taken in England. Charles seeks aid from Ireland. Federative assembly of the Catholics. Their apologies and remonstrance. Cessation concluded. A French envoy. Royal parliament at Oxford. Propositions of peace. Methods of raising money. Battle of Nantwich. Scottish army enters England. Marches and Countermarches. Rupert sent to relieve York. Battle of Marston Moor. Surrender of Newcastle. Essex marches into the west. His army capitulates. Third Battle of Newbury. Rise of Cromwell. His quarrel with Manchester. First self denying ordinance. Army new modelled. Second self denying ordinance. Ecclesiastical concurrences. Persecution of the Catholics. Of the Episcopalians. Synod of divines. Presbyterians and Independents. Demand of toleration. New directory. Trial of Archbishop Land. His defence. Bill of attainder. Consent of the Lords. Execution.


Treaty At Uxbridge Victories Of Montrose In Scotland Defeat Of The King At Naseby Surrender Of Bristol Charles Shut Up Within Oxford Mission Of Glamorgan To Ireland He Is Disavowed By Charles, But Concludes A Peace With The Irish The King Intrigues With The Parliament, The Scots, And The Independents He Escapes To The Scottish Army Refuses The Concessions Required Is Delivered Up By The Scots.

Dissensions at court. Proposal of treaty. Negotiation at Uxbridge. Demands of Irish Catholics. Victories of Montrose in Scotland. State of the two parties in England. The army after the new model. Battle of Naseby. Its consequences. Victory of Montrose at Kilsyth. Surrender of Bristol. Defeat of Royalists at Chester. Of Lord Digby at Sherburn. The king retires to Oxford. His intrigues with the Irish. Mission of Glamorgan. Who concludes a secret treaty. It is discovered. Party violence among the parliamentarians. Charles attempts to negotiate with them. He disavows Glamorgan. Who yet concludes a peace in Ireland. King proposes a personal treaty. Montreuil negotiates with the Scots. Ashburnham with the Independents. Charles escapes to the Scots. The royalists retire from the contest. King disputes with Henderson. Motives of his conduct. He again demands a personal conference. Negotiation between the parliament and the Scots. Expedients proposed by the king. Scots deliver him up to the parliament. He still expects aid from Ireland. But is disappointed. Religious disputes. Discontent of the Independents. And of the Presbyterians.


Opposite Projects Of The Presbyterians And Independents The King Is Brought From Holmby To The Army Independents Driven From Parliament Restored By The Army Origin Of The Levellers King Escapes From Hampton Court, And Is Secured In The Isle Of Wight Mutiny In The Army Public Opinion In Favour Of The King Scots Arm In His Defence The Royalists Renew The War The Presbyterians Assume The Ascendancy Defeat Of The Scots Suppression Of The Royalists Treaty Of Newport The King Is Again Brought To The Army The House Of Commons Is Purified The King's Trial Judgment And Execution Reflections... Continue reading book >>

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