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History of England, Volume 3, Chapter 12

History of England, Volume 3, Chapter 12 by Thomas Babington Macaulay
By: (1800-1859)

Much of this chapter is taken up with the affairs of Ireland during the reign of James II. The Protestants and Catholics are having their usual disagreements and James is putting his pieces in place in an attempt to use the Irish to consolidate his own rather shaky position.

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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES THE SECOND

VOLUME III

(Chapters XI XVI)

by Thomas Babington Macaulay

DETAILED CONTENTS:

CHAPTER XI

William and Mary proclaimed in London Rejoicings throughout England; Rejoicings in Holland Discontent of the Clergy and of the Army Reaction of Public Feeling Temper of the Tories Temper of the Whigs Ministerial Arrangements William his own Minister for Foreign Affairs Danby Halifax Nottingham Shrewsbury The Board of Admiralty; the Board of Treasury The Great Seal The Judges The Household Subordinate Appointments The Convention turned into a Parliament The Members of the two Houses required to take the Oaths Questions relating to the Revenue Abolition of the Hearth Money Repayment of the Expenses of the United Provinces Mutiny at Ipswich The first Mutiny Bill Suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act Unpopularity of William Popularity of Mary The Court removed from Whitehall to Hampton Court The Court at Kensington; William's foreign Favourites General Maladministration Dissensions among Men in Office Department... Continue reading book >>


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