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, Том 1

Передня обкладинка
 

Відгуки відвідувачів - Написати рецензію

Не знайдено жодних рецензій.

Вибрані сторінки

Зміст

LETTER XI
69
The Emperor Charles the Fat is elected king of France
82
Defeats the Hungarians in a great battle
88
Propagates Christianity by force of arms
93
Vanquishes Alaric king of the Visigoths
99
of the chief Occurrences and Transactions in England from the Death
105
Renewed division after the death of Clotaire
108
His son Edward the Martyr succeeds
113
Pope Gregory V dissolves the marriage of Robert ibid
118
Battle of Roncevaux
120
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 ibid
138
Corrupt state of Christianity the ignorance of the clergy and the dis
144
603
148
Beneficial effects of chivalry
150
Conrad duke of Franconia is elected to succeed
154
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
Charlemagne is delivered from a formidable invasion of the Normans
172
Consternation of the people of England
174
Another revolt arises
175
A reconciliation is brought about by a singular circumstance
181
J101 His brother Robert invades England
188
LETTER XXV
194
LETTER XXVI
202
He associates his son Louis with him in the empire
204
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
Clotaire II becomes sole king of France
225
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
Pepin the son of Charles usurps the sovereignty in name as well as
236
War between France and England ibid
243
John meanly agrees to hold his kingdom as a fief of the see of Rome248
249
Ruric erects a principality
255
Dies at AixlaChapelle
258
A new crusade
259
Reign of Jaroslaus
263
After his death the affairs of Germany fall into great confusion
265
Loses what remained to him of Poictou
271
Death and character of Henry III
277
Louis takes Damietta in Egypt
280
The Cid conquers Valencia from the Moors
286
ibid
296
He confirms the Great Charter with an additional clause
304
LETTER IV
310
PAGE
314
He is compelled to submit ibid
320
The Scots invade Ireland
325
The emperor there compels universal submission
326
He persecutes the Knights Templars
332
Secretly encourages Edward Baliol in his claim upon the crown of Scotland
338
Of the Afairs of Spain under the Dominion of the Visigoths and under
339
Edward invades France with thirty thousand
345
THE SCANDINAVIAN REALMS
391
He is married to Margaret of Anjou ibid
394
The English are expelled from all their possessions on the continent
411
ibid
414
A civil war
418
The Romans finally evacuate Britain
420
Peter is dethroned by his brother Henry assisted by an army under
423
Henry is made prisoner and confined in the Tower ibid
424
136
426
Procures the murder of his brothers children Edward V and the duke
431
Character of Louis IX
440
RUSSIA
446
They apply to the Saxons for protection
449
LETTER X
452
But afterward enter into a league with those barbarous invaders
455
LETTER LIV
458
The Visigoths erect a monarchy in this Roman province
467
His death and character
470
Death of Louis
488
The general View of Europe continued from the Accession of Francis I
489
Death of the emperor Maximilian
496
Louis though religious renders himself odious to the clergy
499
Change in the operations of
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
Of Ormus in the Persian Gulf
516
Character of the Orlando of Ariosto
521
Final subjection of the Mexican empire
527
A general View of the Affairs of Europe from the Election of Charles V
531
Luther is summoned to the diet of Worms ibid
538
The French are defeated in the battle of Biagrassa ibid
545
The French again invade Italy and lose another army ibid
551
VOL 1
554
Reflections on the drama
558
Indecent display of the resentment of Francis
561
Reflections on historic composition
569
Hostilities are continued between France and England
571
Execution of the duke of Buckingham
573
Dissolution of the smaller monasteries
579
Establishment of seven Saxon kingdoms
585
Death of Leovigild the murderer of his
586
Marries Catharine Parr
587
Union of those realms
596
In compliance with the entreaties of his family he submits to humiliat
597
Death of Paul
603
Sisebut dispossesses the Greek emperors of the territories which they
615
Execution of his brother
620
He persuades the king to disinherit his sisters
623
ibid
629
Furious persecution in England
630
A new rebellion
633
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

Інші видання - Показати все

Загальні терміни та фрази

Популярні уривки

Сторінка 165 - I have loved justice, and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile...
Сторінка 580 - I at any time so far forget myself in my exaltation, or received queenship, but that I always looked for such an alteration as...
Сторінка 580 - But let not your grace ever imagine that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault where not so much as a thought thereof preceded.
Сторінка 641 - Preserve an inviolable regard for religion ; maintain the Catholic faith in its purity ; let the laws of your country be sacred in your eyes ; encroach not on the rights and privileges of your people ; and if the time...
Сторінка 558 - ... declared that if one of his hands were infected with heresy, he would cut it off with the other, and would not spare even his own children, if found guilty of that crime.
Сторінка 632 - Christ was the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what that word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Сторінка 640 - ... that, either in a pacific or hostile manner, he had visited Germany nine times, Spain six times, France four times, Italy seven times, the Low...
Сторінка 529 - From that time, like everything else which falls into the hands of the Mussulman, it has been going to ruin, and the discovery of the passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope gave the deathblow to its commercial greatness.
Сторінка 528 - Vincent Valverde, chaplain to the expedition, advanced with a crucifix in one hand, and a breviary in the other, and in a long discourse...

Бібліографічна інформація