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A. D. PAGE. Rochester, Clarendon, Cowley, Shaftesbury.* Butler

.............. 133 The Dutch Admirals Van Tromp and De Ruyter · successfully opposed by Sandwich and Rupert ...... 134 Dryden flourished

......... ibid. The dreadful plague: . ............ 1665 ... 135 The fire of London

............ 1666 ... ibid. Extracts from a journal of the plague ............. 137 Extract from the London Gazette of 1665;

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we OD 1665; describing the fire of London .............. 140 Another account:

.................. .. 142 JAMES II.

.................. 1685 ... 144 Pertinacity & cruel punishment of Titus Oates, ibid. ... 147 Unfortunate rebellion of Monmouth ............ 141 Consequent cruelties of Jeffries, Kirk, &c. ...... 149 Dispensation from the laws expected by the

King ........................ .... ...... 1686 ... 151 Episcopalians and leading nobility apply to the

Prince of Orange .................... 1687 ... 153 William of Nassau sails for England ...... 1688 ... 154 King James abdicates the throne. ..... ............ ibid. Is hospitably received at St. Germain's by Louis XIV.

........ 155

PART XI. WILLIAM and Mary

1689 ... 157 Battle of the Boyne

.............. 1690 ....
Death of Schomberg
War with France
Death of Queen Mary

170 Warlike merit of King William

........ 170 His death

............... 1701 ... 171

166 ecc......... 169 ............

HOUSE OF STUART. ANNE

........... 1701 ... 172 Victories of the great Dnke of Marlborough ...... 175

Union

A.D. PAGE, Union with Scotland

.................. 1707 ... 177 Sir George Byng defeats a French fleet having

the Pretender on board .................. 1708 ... 178 Death of Prince George of Denmark War with France .......................... 1709 ... ibid. The life of Harley, afterwards Earl of Oxford,

attempted at the council table, by Guiscard 1710 ... ibid. The Duke of Marlborough disgraced ...... 1711 ... 179 Peace of Utrecht

... 1712 ... ibid. Death of the Queen ........................ 1714 ... ibid.

PART XII.

HOUSE OF BRUNSWICK. GEORGE I.

............. 1714 ... 182 Oxford, Bolingbroke, Ormond, and Stafford, impeached

... 1715 ... 183 Ilabeas Corpus act suspended ................ ibid. Rebellion in favour of the Pretender ................ 185 He returys to Paris

.................. 1716 ... ibid. Septennial Parliaments first enacted ...................... 186 A lunatic fires at the Prince of Wales in Drury Lane Theatre

.............. ibid. A war with Sweden prevented by the mediation

of the Duke of Orleans .................. 1717 ... 188 Disputes between the King and Parliament about supplies

......... ... ibid. The quadruple alliance

............... 1718 ... 188 Sir George Byng defeats the Spanish fleet off Messina

..... ibid. Peace with Spain

...................... 1719 ... ibid. The celebrated South Sea bubble ......... 1720 ... ibid. Lord Macclesfield found guilty of peculation 1725 ... ibid. The Swedes, Danes, and Russians beaten by Admirals Wager, Hosier, and Jennings .................. 189

Death

all

A. D. PAGE. Death of King George I. ............ 1727 ... 189 GEORGE II.

......... 1728 ... 190 Siege of Gibraltar

..................... 192 Onslow chosen Speaker ........... 1728 .. ibid. The Duke of Parma patronises the Pretender ........ ibid. Death of the King's brother, Ernest ............ 193 The Prince of Wales comes to reside in England

...... 1729 ... ibid. The King visits his German dominions ........., ibid. Disputes between the King of Prussia and the

States of Hanover ............ 1730 ... ibid. Peace with Spain

...................... ibid. Repeal of the salt tax .................... ibid. Renewal of the East India Company's Charter ..., ibid. The Craftsman published .......... 1731 ... 194 Treaty of Vienna ................ 1732 ... ibid. Sutton, Grant, Birch, Bond, and other pecula

tors punished The Excise established

. 1733 .. ibid. Sir Robert Walpole assaulted by the populace ........ 195 The Princess Anne married to the Prince of Orange

.. 1734 ... ibid. Inoculation introduced

... 169 Treaty of peace and commerce with Russia and Denmark

............. 1735 ... ibid. The King goes to Hanover ................ ibid. Grand debates on the national debt .... 1736 ... 197 The Prince of Wales married .............. ibid. Captain Porteous hanged by the mob in Edinburgh

... 1737 ... ibid. Theodore, King of Corsica, dies in London . ........ ibid. Death of Queen Caroline

........... 198 Disputes with Spain

............ 1738 ... ibid King George the Third born June the 4th .......... 199

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Porto Bello taken by Admiral Vernon .... 1738 ... 199 The Thames frozen over

.......... 1739 ... 200 The Princess Mary marries Prince Frederic of Hesse :

......... 1740 ... ibid. War with France, Spain, and Holland ............ ibid. Much civil dissension occasioned by the war 1741 ... ibid. Garrick first appeared on the stage ............ 201 Sir Robert Walpole resigns' .......... 1742 ... ibid. The Earl of Stair distinguised hmself abroad The Carteret, or broad-bottomed administration: Battle of Dettingen ............... 1743 ... ibid. Naval victories

... 1744 ... 202 Admiral Anson returns from a voyage round the world

........................ 204 The Pelham Ministry

............ ibid. Rebellion in Scotland

1745 ... ibid. Battle of Culloden

........ 205 Changes in the Ministry: .......... 1746 ... ibid. Naval Victories

........ 1747 ... ibid. Peace with France, &c. . ......... 1748 ... 206 Riots at Oxford, Litchfield, Bristol, &c. ... 1749 ... ibid. Nova Scotia discovered ................... ibid. Several Earthquakes . ............. 1750 ... ibid. Death of the Prince of Wales, father to his present Majesty

.............. 1751 ...' Death of Lord Bolingbroke ....... 1752 ... 207 ---- of Sir Hans Sloane .......... 1753 ... ibid. --- of the Minister Pelham ........ 1754 ... ibid. Gallant exploits of Lord Clive in India .......... ibid. War with France

.............. 1755 ... ibid. Dreadful earthquake at Lisbon. .............. ibid. Rise of the illustrious names of Pitt and Fox 1756 ... 208 Death of Admiral Byng : ............ 1757 ... ibid. Tragedy of the Black Hole at Calcutta ........ 209 Many naval victories

.......... 1758 ... ibid.

Institution

Draperi

A. D. PAGE. Institution of the Magdalen . ...... 1758 .. 211 His present Majesty of age

.......... 1759 ... 217 Death of his Majesty's aunt and sister .......... ibid. - of Handel,

............ ibid. The Marquis of Granby distinguished ........... ibid. Death of King George the Second ............ ibid. GEORGE III. crowned

.... 1760 ... 219 Marries the Princess Charlotte of Mecklen· burgh Strelitz ................ 1761 ... 225 The French family compact ................ 226 Belleisle taken from the French ............ ibid. Sir John Cust chosen Speaker of the House of · Commons .

................. 1762 ... 227 Victories of Admiral Pococke and the Earl of · Albermarle i

............... ibid, Manilla taken by Admiral Cornish and General · Draper

.......... ibid. Birth of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales ........ ibid. The Cock-Lane Ghost ...................: 228 A general peace

................ 1763 ... ibid. Wilkes and Liberty ..................... ibid. The Duke of York born

...... ibid. The English massacred in India by Cossim Ally Cawn ..

..... 1764 ... 230 The Duke of Brunswick marries his Majesty's · sister ................................... ibid. Death of Churchill and Hogarth ................ ibid. The stamp act generates disputes with America 1755 ... 231 The Rockingham adıninistration .............. ibid. The Isle of Man bought by the crown .......... ibid. Birth of the Duke of Clarence. ... Death of the Old Pretender.

.................... ibid. Troubles in America

........ 1766 ... ibid. Grafton Administration

........................ ibid. A Famine in England, occasioned by too great an exportation of Corn . ..................... 232 X ?

Birth

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ibid.

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