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O F THE
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
A VIEW OF THE ANCIENT AND MODERN STATE OF EUROPE;
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND;
AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON THE LANDED INTEREST.
THE MODERN POLITICO-COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE SEVERAL COUNTRIES OF EUROPE,
A P P EN DI
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IV. to and beyond.
Kings of England.
EARLIEST ACCOUNT S, &c.
Kings of Spain.
LOUIS XII. to
and ISABELLA, of Caftile Leon, and Arragon, to PHILIP I. to FRANCIS I. to CHARLES I. HENRY II. to (and V.) to 1555 FRANCIS II. to 1560 PHILIP II. his CHARLES IX. to 1574 Son, to 1598 1589 PHILIP III. his}
1515 1547 1559
HENRY III. to
his } 1600
Succeffion of PRINCES in this Century.
Kings of Portugal.
Cardinal) to $1580
PHILIP II. K.1
Kings of Denmark,
tyrant in the
Kings of Sweden.
and was the 1523 SIGISMUND, to 1600
over both Den-
Denmark and Norway.
THE CHARACTER OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
HIS Century abounds with interefting revolutions and material alterations almoft over all Christendom. The acceffion of the vaft dominions of Spain to the Houfe of Auftria by a marriage, was such a conjunction as feemed greatly to endanger the equilibrium of Europe for the greatest part of this century, and had a confiderable influence on commerce.
Whilst Portugal pursued her commerce and rapid conquefts in Eaft India, fo that the city of Lisbon foon became (what the now declining city of Venice had been for many centuries