Imágenes de página
PDF
ePub

A. D. PACE.

Battle of Bloreheath 1459 .. 292

Battles of Ludlow, Northampton, and Wakefield 1460 .. 293

Battle of Mortimer's Cross, and second battle

of St. Alban's 1461 .. ibid.

Deposition of the King 1461 .. 294

Chronological Table. CHRONOLOGICAL

A. D. PAOE.

Peace of Pecquigni » • 1474 • • 20

Duke of Clarence drowned in a Malmsey butt 1478 • • 21

Jane Shore 1481 .. ibid.

Cruelty, revelries, and death of King Edward 1483 • • 22

Verses by Caxton, the first English printer 1478 • • ibid.

Edward V. 1483 • • 23

Murdered with his brother in the Tower of

London 1483 • • 25

Richard HI. 1483 ■ • 27

Glo'ster's Victims, a parody on Collin's "Ode

on the Passions" 29

Richard defeated and slain at the battle of Bos

worth field by Henry Earl of Richmond • •. • 1485 • • 34 HOUSE OF TUDOR;

AND

UNION OF YORK AND LANCASTER.

Henry VII. • • 1455 • • 39

Marries Elizabeth of York 1485 •. 39

Rcbelliou raised by Lambert Simnel 1487 • • 40

Another by Perkin Warbeck ••• 1499 ..ibid.

Extortions of Empsom and Dudley ■••» 1500 •• 41 Death of Prince Arthur, eldest son of the King 1502 • • 42

Columbus discovers South America ibid.

Poetic specimen of the reign 43

PART VII.

Henry VIII. (Defender of the Faith) .... 1509 • • 46

Empson and Dudley executed 1510 "ibid.

Battle of Flodden field 1513 .. 50

Meeting of the Kings of England and France

•it Guisnes 1520 ■• 49

Christchurch College, Oxford, founded 1523 .• 5!)

Fall ofWolsey 1530 51

Death

A.D. PAGF.

Death of Sir Thomas Moore 1535 • • 58

Death of Thomas Lord Cromwell •••• 1540 •• 53
A newe balade made of Thomas Cromwell, in 1540 • • 54
Chansonette a la Cour de Henri 8me. contain-
ing a very brief history of his majesty's wives 60

Poetie specimens of this period 62

Edward VI. 1547 .. 66

Death of the Protector Somerset 1551 68

Christchurch, Bartholemew, and Bridewell
Hospitals founded by King Edward, who

dies in 1552 .. 69

Mary 1552 .. 70

Deaths of Lady Jane Grey, Lord Dudley, the

Duke of Northumberland, &c. 1553 74

Mary marries Prince Philip of Spain •••• 1554 • « 75

Hooper, Latimer, and many martyrs burnt • • 1555 • • 73

Archbishop Cranmer burnt 1556 - - ibid.

Calais is taken from the English • • • • 1558 • •

Specimens of clerical poetry in 1554 • • 75

Elizabeth 1558 •■ 80

Drake sails round the world and returns in 1580 • • 87

Mary, Queen of Scots, beheaded 1587 •• 85

The Spanish Armada defeated 1588 •• 84

Shakespeare flourished 1589 • • 86

The Queen condescends to strike the Earl of

Essex 1598 83

The Earl beheaded in 1601 •. ibid.

The Queen appoints James of Scotland her

successor, and dies in 1603 ..

Specimen of poetry 88

PART IX.
HOUSE OF STUART.
The kingdoms of England and Scotland united

in Jambs the first King of Great Britain 1603 94

A plot A D. PAGE.

A Plot in favour of Arabella Stuart • • • • 1605 • • 95

Gunpowder treason 1603 • « 97

New River brought from Ware by Sir Hugh

Middleton 98

Misfortunes of the house of Stuart ibid.

Charles I. (the Martyr) 1625 • • 99

The Duke of Buckingham murdered by Felton 1628 .. 103 The " League and Covenant" formed •••• 1630 ..ibid.

Laud and Strafford impeached 1641 «• 104

The King sets up his standard at Nottingham 1642 . •
Many battles between the Parliamentary forces

and the King's, concluding with the fatal

battle of Naseby, and martyrdom of the

King in • 1641 • • 134

A royal order relative to the grenadiers'

march 106

Inter-regnum, or Commonwealth .... 1649 ... 109

Puritannical names assumed by the soi disant

saints

Protectorship of Oliver Cromwell .... 1653 •• 116

Naval victories of Monk, Blake, Pen, and Ascue 120

Quakers began to make themselves conspicuous ibid.

Siege of Drogheda 121

The Scots defeated at Dunbar and Worcester ibid.

Despotism of Cromwell ibid.

His death • 122

Richard Cromwell, second protector • • •. 1658 t 123 Alternate ascendancy of Lambert, Fleetwood,

and Monk 16-59 .. 125

Resignation of the Protector 1660 .. ibid.

Specimen of poetry in 1658 ..ibid.

PART X.

Charles II

Luxury of the new Court

1661 128 ....... 132

« AnteriorContinuar »