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Peter Hoey, 1782 - 269 páginas
 

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Página 31 - April 25, 1599 — chosen member of parliament for Huntingdon, 1628 — made a colonel, 1643 — went over to Ireland with his army, July, 1649 — returned, May, 1650 — made protector for life, Dec. 12, 1653 — was near being killed by falling from a coach-box, Oct.
Página 41 - Aug. 23, 1274; crowned at Westminster, Aug. 19, following, with his queen; went to France, and did homage to the French king, 1279; reduced the Welsh princes, 1282. Eleanor, his queen, died of a fever on her...
Página 151 - ... walking, and were forced to tie them up to their knees; the fine gentlemen fastened theirs with chains of silver, or silver gilt, and others with laces. This custom was in vogue from AD 1462, but was prohibited, on the forfeiture of 20s.
Página 26 - Jan. 19, 1649 — brought to trial the next day, condemned the 27th, beheaded at Whitehall the 30th, aged 48, and buried in St. George's chapel. Windsor — his queen, Henrietta, died in France, Aug. 10, 1669 OLIVER CROMWELL...
Página 34 - Nov. 13, 1002; continued their ravages, and defeated the English at Ipswich, 1010 ; took Canterbury, and put nine out of ten of the inhabitants to death, 1011; settled in Scotland, 1020; expelled England, 1041 ; landed again at Sandwich, 1047, and carried off great plunder to Flanders ; joined the Northumbrians, burnt York, and slew 3,000 Normans, 1069; invaded England again, but bribed by William I., quitted it, 1074.
Página 121 - Nov. 3 following Peace with Scotland, 1502 War with France, Feb. 4, 1512 War with Scotland, 1513 Peace with France, Aug. 7, 1514 War with France, 1522 War with Scotland, 1522 Peace with France, 1527 Peace with Scotland, 1542 War with Scotland directly after Peace with France and Scotland, June 7, 1546 War with Scotland, 1547 War with France, 1549 Peace with both, March 6, 1550 War (civil...
Página 60 - Aug. 19,1186 — made a convention with Philip, of France, to go to the holy war, 1188 — died with grief at the altar...
Página 122 - War with the Dutch, 1651. Peace with the Dutch, April 5, 1654. War with Spain, 1655. Peace with Spain, Sept. 10, 1660. War with France, Jan. 26, 1666. War with Denmark, Oct. 19 following. Peace with the French, Danes, and Dutch, Aug. 24, 1607.
Página 122 - Peace with the Algerines. Nov. 19, 1671. War with the Dutch. March, 1672 Peace with the Dutch Feb. 28, 1674. War with France, May 7, 1679. Peace, general. Sept. 20, 1689. War with France, May 4, 1702. Peace of Utrecht, July 13, 1713. War with Spain. Dec. 1718. Peace with Spain, 1721. War with Spain. Oct. 19, 1739. War with France, March 21, 1744. Peace with France, &c. Oct.
Página 40 - ... hopes of shaking it. It is said, that residing once at Chester, and having purposed to go by water to the abbey of St. John the Baptist, he obliged eight of his tributary princes to row him in a barge upon the Dee.

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