The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; and a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763. In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son, Količina 1

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39
Makes prisoner the duke of Lorrain who attempted to dispute his right
42
Puts an end to the kingdom of the Lombards
45
Assists at the council of Frankfort
51
His sons rebel against
57
PAGE
60
Lothaire king of Lorrain divorces his wife ibid
67
They are defeated by the AngloSaxons
73
He frames a body of laws
79
LETTER XIV
86
Assembles a diet at Arensberg which appoints a judicial combat to decide
93
Otho III his son and successor takes Rome by assault and executes
99
Magnus acquires the sovereignty of Norway and Denmark
105
Edwy is deprived of a great part of his kingdom ibid
111
Is quietly succeeded by his son Robert
118
His son Harold Harefoot succeeds him on the throne of England
124
LETTER XXI
134
PAGE
136
The crimes of the princess Zoe and the wretched state of the empire ibid
142
Beneficial effects of chivalry ibid
148
ibid
154
Henry composes the disorders there and is crowned by Clement II whom
155
The enraged prince sends an ambassador to Rome with a formal depriva
161
Makes his escape but dies before he can effect his restoration
168
The nobility and clergy declare their intention of submitting to his authority
172
Consternation of the people of England
174
His son Robert rebels against him in Normandy
180
His brother Robert invades England
188
LETTER XXV
194
LETTER XXVI
202
LETTER XXVIII
208
A D
212
Afraid of excommunication the king permits Becket to return to the
219
Philip Augustus succeeds to the crown of France
225
Returns into Italy which was distracted by civil and religious dissensions
231
He is married to Margaret of Anjou
234
Richard I of England and Philip II of France undertake a joint
236
Ruin of Otho IV
240
Richard is mortally wounded by an arrow
244
LETTER XXXII
251
After his death the affairs of Germany fall into great confusion
256
ibid
263
Louis is obliged to evacuate the kingdom
269
Prince Edward heads the royalists
276
He makes a vow to engage in a new crusade
279
Death of Ferdinand IV
287
ibid
296
He undertakes an expedition against Llewellyn prince of Wales
297
He confirms the Great Charter with an additional clause
304
Philip de Valois is raised to the throne
357
His unhappy fate
365
Discontents of the people
368
Concludes an advantageous peace with John who thus obtains bis liberty ibid
373
Henry persecutes the followers of Wickliffe the first English Reformer
374
She is smothered between mattresses ibid
380
His death
386
THE SCANDINAVIAN REALMS
391
Murder of the duke of Glocester
394
Suppresses an insurrection of the Lollards
397
Death of Charles VI of France
403
The English are expelled from all their possessions on the continent
411
Execution of Somerset
417
His general Bertrand du Guesclin defeats the king of Navarre ibid
423
His defeat and death
426
His death
428
The earl is proclaimed king under the name of Henry VII
435
Character of Louis IX
440
ibid
451
LETTER LIV
458
Henry obtains the secrets of Perkin and arrests his adherents
465
He is deprived of all his Italian conquests
474
Depressed condition of the Venetians
482
Diet of Augsburg and the rise of the reformation in Germany
492
They invent new arts
498
Death of Julius II and elevation of Leo X
499
Allegorical tale and the Italian epic
504
Reign of his son Waldemar II 390
507
Character of the Orlando of Ariosto
521
Death of Montezuma
526
Charles visits England
534
The English invade France without effect
541
The French again invade Italy and lose another army ibid
551
Several princes and imperial cities protest against these measures
552
Reflections on the drama
558
Indecent display of the resentment of Francis
561
Reflections on historic composition
569
Absolute ascendency of Wolsey over the king
572
Dissolution of the smaller monasteries
579
Marries Catharine Parr
587
The young king of England is crowned and anointed at Paris as king
592
In compliance with the entreaties of his family he submits to humiliat
597
Death of Paul
603
Execution of his brother
620
He persuades the king to disinherit his sisters
623
Furious persecution in England
630
Charles V resolves to attempt the recovery of Metz Toul and Verdun
636
War in Italy and the Low Countries
644
Treaty between Henry and the English queen
652

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Stran 630 - He sometimes whipped the prisoners with his own hands, till he was tired with the violence of the exercise : he tore out the beard of a weaver who refused to relinquish his religion; and that he might give him a specimen of burning, he held his hand to the candle till the sinews and veins shrunk and burst7.

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