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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Longman, Rees, & Company, 1837
 

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LETTER IX
42
Battle of Roncevaux
48
Charlemagne is delivered from a formidable invasion of the Normans
55
Attempts to seize the possessions of his brothers
60
LETTER XI
69
His death and character
79
of the Empire of Charlemagne and the Church from the Death of Charles
81
LETTER XV
89
of the German Empire and its Italian Dependencies under Otho the Great
91
His troops defeat the Greeks in Calabria
97
He forms the design of making himself master of Constantinople 450
99
The troubles of Germany continue
100
Ruric erects a principality ibid
103
His successor Athelstan creates Sithric a Dane king of Northumberland
106
His son Edward the Martyr succeeds
113
Is quietly succeeded by his son Robert
118
His son Harold Harefoot succeeds him on the throne of England
124
LETTER XXI
134
The Fatimites a Moslem sect form an empire in Egypt
138
Corrupt state of Christianity the ignorance of the clergy and the dis
144
They apply to the Saxons for protection
149
That spirit strongly counteracted by the monastic institutions
150
Conrad duke of Franconia is elected to succeed
154
The enraged prince sends an ambassador to Rome with a formal depriva
161
Subversion of the Roman empire in the West
166
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
J101 His brother Robert invades England
188
LETTER XXV
194
Louis VI corrects the licentiousness of the nobles
201
LETTER XXVIII
208
History of England during the Reign of Henry II with an Account of
211
Afraid of excommunication the king permits Becket to return to the
219
He enters into a confederacy with prince Richard heir apparent to
226
Defeat of the imperial army by the confederates and of the imperial fleet
232
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236
Ruin of Otho IV
240
War between France and England ibid
243
Defeat of Johns allies
249
Of the German Empire and its dependencies from the Accession of Wences
251
Their misfortunes
254
New crusade under Baldwin earl of Flanders
255
ibid
263
Loses what remained to him of Poictou
271
Death and character of Henry III
277
He makes a vow to engage in a new crusade
279
Dispute concerning the Roman and Mosarabic liturgies
285
Extension of commerce
291
History of England during the Reign of Edward I with an Introduction
296
He confirms the Great Charter with an additional clause
304
LETTER XXXVIII
310
Isabella his queen enters into a conspiracy against him with Roger
316
Discontents of the people
368
Concludes an advantageous peace with John who thus obtains his liberty ibid
373
The rebels are routed near Shrewsbury
376
A D
378
Trial and sufferings of Jerome of Prague
384
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
Succession of Ladislaus Ii
414
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
RUSSIA
446
LETTER II
452
But afterward enter into a league with those barbarous invaders
455
LETTER LIV
458
A general View of the Continent of Europe from the Invasion of Italy
470
He dissolves the marriage of Louis who then espouses the queen dowager
476
The general View of Europe continued from the Accession of Francis I
489
Death of the emperor Maximilian
496
Death of Julius II and elevation of Leo X
499
of the System of Policy and Legislation established by the Barbarians in
502
Reign of his son Waldemar II
507
Rapid progress of genius in Italy
508
of the Progress of Navigation particularly among the Portuguese the Dis
510
Albuquerque makes himself master of Goa and Malacca ibid
516
Voyage of Americus Vespucius ibid
522
Pizarro undertakes the conquest of Peru ibid
528
A general View of the Affairs of Europe from the Election of Charles V
531
The English invade France without effect
541
Peace of Cambray
552
Indecent display of the resentment of Francis
561
Reign of Christopher II
569
Hostilities are continued between France and England
571
Absolute ascendency of Wolsey over the king
572
Dissolution of the smaller monasteries
579
Establishment of seven Saxon kingdoms
585
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
Sketch of the primitive government of the barbarous invaders
629
Furious persecution in England
630
War in Italy and the Low Countries
636
Treaty between Henry and the English queen
653

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