Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with Illustrative Material from Contemporary Writers and a Bibliography of Sources

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H. Holt, 1900 - 609 sider

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Description of the Britons
68
Consequences of the Withdrawal of the Romans
76
The Birth Of the English NATION SECTION PAGE 21 The Ancient Germans
79
Coming of Hengist and Horsa
80
England becomes One Kingdom
82
Reëstablishment of Christianity
84
ANGLOSAXON LAWS The Dooms of the Kings Alfred Athelstan and Edgar 25 Of a Mans EyeWound and of various other Limbs
87
Of Lordless Men
88
Of WerGilds
89
Of Peoples Ranks and Law
90
How the Hundred shall be held
91
Ordinance of King Edgar ChurchScots
92
Festivals and Fasts
93
THE DANES IN ENGLAND 37 Danish Invasions
96
Alfred at Athelney
97
Alfred and Guthrums Peace
98
Second Period of Danish Invasion
99
Laws of Canute
101
Charter of Canute
103
Letter of Canute to his People
105
PART III
109
1066 to 1215
111
Coronation Oath of William the Conqueror
117
Character of William
118
Doomsday Survey
119
SECTION PAGE 49 A Doomsday Manor I21 50 Letter of William I to Gregory VII
121
Royal Supremacy I 22
122
First Charter of the City of London
123
Exactions of William Rufas
124
Charter of the City of London from Henry I
127
The Investiture Controversy
128
THE EARLY ANGEVINS 58 Henry II and Thomas à Becket at the Council of Woodstock
130
The Council of Westminster
131
The Constitutions of Clarendon
133
The Kings Rash Words and Beckets Death
137
The Assize of Clarendon
138
Constitution of the Kings Household
141
The First Coronation of Richard I
147
Levying a Feudal Aid
149
PART IV
153
1215 to 1529
155
England under the Interdict
156
John Excommunicated by Name
157
The Pope deposes the King
158
The Papal Legate in England
159
The Repentance of the King
160
John does Homage to the Pope
162
Declaration of Laws and Rights
164
THE WINNING OF THE CHARTER 75 Rising of the Barons
165
Demands of the Barons
166
SECTION PAGE 78 London given up to the Barons
168
The Magna Charta
169
THE GROWTH OF LAW 81 Summonses to Parliament
181
Confirmation of the Charters
184
Ecclesiastical Sanction of the Confirmation of the Charters
186
Law of Mortmain
187
Freedom of Parliament
189
The Statute of Quia Emptores
193
Coronation Oath of Edward II
195
First Statute of Treasons
196
Second Statute of Provisors 198 4
198
Great Statute of Praemunire
199
THE BLACK DEATH 94 Spread of the Plague
203
Statute of Labourers
206
LOLLARDY 96 Wycliffite Conclusions
209
Bull of Pope Gregory XI against Wycliffe
211
Reply of Wycliffe to a Summons from the Pope
212
The Duke of Wellington on Emancipation
213
De Hæretico Comburendo
214
Oaths
215
Jewish Relief
216
Henry V to the Mayor and Sheriffs of London
217
Henry V to the Sheriff of Kent
219
Henry VI to the Abbot of St Edmondsbury
220
Mandate for the Burning of a Heretic
222
PART V
225
1485 to 1603
227
Speeches at the Trial
229
SECTION PAGE 106 Divorce Proceedings announced to the House of Com mons
231
HENRY VIII AND THE CHURCH 107 Payment of Annates to the Pope Forbidden
234
Appeals to Rome Prohibited
236
Henrys Attitude toward Heretics
237
Church Services to be in English
271
THE REIGN OF EDWARD VI
273
Act of Uniformity
274
Against Books and Images
277
Journal of Edward VI
279
THE REACTION AGAINST PROTESTANTISM 126 Lady Jane Greys Claim to the Throne
281
Execution of Lady Jane Grey
285
Marys Claim to the Throne
286
128a Reply of the Council
287
Marys Status as Queen
289
Mary attempts to restore Church Lands
291
Marys Orders for the Execution of John Hooper
292
The Burning of Ridley and Latimer
293
ELIZABETH 133 Classes of the People in the XVIth Century
298
SECTION PAGE 134 The Anglican Standpoint
300
The Presbyterian Position
302
Whitgifts Articles touching Preachers and other Or ders for the Church
304
Puritan Demands
305
Privileges of Parliament
306
Elizabeth and Mary Stuart
307
Defeat of the Spanish Armada
309
Armada Speech of Elizabeth
310
Execution of Margaret Clitherow
312
Death of Elizabeth
313
ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN 144 Hawkins Third Voyage
316
Drakes Famous Voyage
319
Frobishers First Voyage
325
The Beginnings of American Colonization
327
PART VI
333
1603 to 1688
335
Crown above the Courts
336
King is above the Law
337
Millenary Petition
338
Levying a Feudal Aid
341
Benevolences
342
James I and the Commons
344
THE PURITAN REVOLUTION 155 The Petition of Right
348
First Writ of ShipMoney
352
ShipMoney declared Illegal
355
Charles I and Strafford
357
158a Charles I to the House of Lords in behalf of the Earl of Strafford
358
Parliament considers Kings Letter
359
A Summary of Grievances
360
Charles refuses to Plead
366
The Death Warrant of Charles I
372
Cromwell disciplines his first Parliament
387
THE RESTORATION
394
Habeas Corpus
400
James II and the Catholics
409
PART VII
415
William of Orange to the Commons
421
Act of Settlement
431
SECTION PAGE
436
UNION BETWEEN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
443
The JACOBITE REBELLIONS
456
After Culloden
462
AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE
474
Character of the Colonists
480
Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland
487
EMANCIPATION
497
Speech of Lord Plunkett for the Emancipation Bill
504
511
509
Speech on the First Reform Bill
519
Prorogation of the AntiReform Parliament
523
Passage of the First Reform Bill 519 523
527
CHARTISM AND CORN Law REPEAL 221 First National Petition
530
Presentation of the National Petition
533
Suffering of the Lower Classes 224 Repeal of the Corn Law 531 537
537
AUSTRALIA 225 Establishment of the Colony
542
First Penal Settlement
545
Discovery of Gold
549
Result of the Finding of Gold 542 545 549
551
THE INDIAN EMPIRE 229 English at Surat and Bombay
554
Letter of Warren Hastings
557
Cession of India to the English Crown
562
Victoria Empress of India 554 557 562
565
ENGLAND AND THE TRANSVAAL 233 Sand River Convention
569
Convention of Pretoria
571
Convention of London
580
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
587
SUBJECT INDEX 583 571 580 587
603
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