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his father, but discountenanced those who had favoured his own unnatural conduct.
2. A cruel massacre of the Jews.
3. Richard takes upon him the cross.-- with difficulty raises the required funds confers honours on his brother John.
4. Richard joins Philip King of France in the crusade — they assemble their troops on the plains of Vezelay - Richard soon after marries Berengaria daughter of Sanchez King of Navarre.
5. Richard captures Acre - defeats the Sultan Saladin quarrels with the Christian leaders — quits the Holy Land travels in disguise — is detected and given up to the Duke of Austria - transferred to the Emperor - imprisoned, but released after fourteen months' confinement - story of Blondel the minstrel.
6. Richard received in London with great joy — the wealth of the citizens displayed on this occasion -- he commences war with France - generously forgives his brother John,
7. Richard's death occasion of it.
John began to reign 1199—died 1216.
100. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of John, in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :
1. John brother of Richard ascends the throne in 1199 to the prejudice of his nephew Arthur who had a nearer claim - why John preferred ? –
- & war ensued - at length suppressed.
2. Arthur's fate - John implicated - consequence of this - contest with the king of France. 3. The pope's interference with John - the pope's interdict John's humiliation,
4. The object of Magna Charta on what occasion granted its benefits — how observed by John.
5. Louis, son of the French king called in many nobles deserted to his standard - Louis's imprudence strengthens John's party - death of John - remarks.
Edward I. began to reign 1272 - died 1307. 101. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Edward I., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :
1. Edward I. son of Henry III. was on a crusade at the death of his father. When in the Holy Land he nearly lost his life by treachery - but was preserved.
2. After his return home he formed the plan of uniting the whole island of Britain under one sceptre. — He asserts his claim over Wales — summons Llewellyn to do homage who refuses
- result of this. 3. The Welsh revolt- are subdued
- death of Llewellyn - cruelty towards prince David.
4. Edward's reasons for interfering with Scotland — his claim as superior lord over Scotland.
5. Edward having been swindled out of Guienne declares war against France - appoints his brother general - result of the contest.
6. The affairs of Wales and Scotland again claim Edward's interference - the result of each.
7. Death of Edward 1307 remarks,
a war ensues
Edward III. began to reign 1327 died 1377. 102. From a perusal of English History give a
connected account of Edward III., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :
1. At the death of the unfortunate Edward II. his son Edward was young
the kingdom under the control of Mortimer Earl of March, and the Queen. — In 1330, at the insti. gation of the young king, Mortimer was seized in Nottingham Castle - accused before Parliament - tried - condemned and hanged - the Queen confined to the manor of Risings.
2. Edward invades Scotland – battle of Halidon Hill result.
3. Edward lays claim to the throne of France ---the grounds of this — the measures which he adopts to secure his claim who interposes ?
4. Battle of Cressy — the arrangements of both parties — the result.
5. Siege of Calais — noble conduct of Eustace de St. Pierre - Queen Philippa's interposition.
6. Battle of Poictiers — numbers of each - the conflict result.
7. The close of Edward the Third's days. 3. Improvements in his reign — remarks.
Henry V. began to reign 1413 - died 1422.
103. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Henry V., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :
1. The accession of Henry V. received with joy by the nation — his youthful companions dismissed — his own conduct changed — his father's honest ministers retained.
2. The Lollards, why persecuted - the principal men of this party.
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8. Henry divorces his Queen Catherine-marries Anne Boleyn - consequence of this to the nation.
9. Cranmer appointed Archbishop of Canterbury - his scruples — protest — remarks on this.
10. Suppression of the monasteries causes which led to this.
11. War with France and Scotland against England. 12. Death of Henry VIII. — remarks.
LESSON 61. Elizabeth began to reign 1558— died 1603. 105. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Elizabeth, in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :
1. Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII. ascended the throne in 1558 — her accession received with great joy by the people.
2. Philip of Spain proposes marriage — his proposal rejected.
3. Elizabeth's coronation.
4. Elizabeth, acting under the advice of Cecil, proceeds with caution in the work of reform — the Reformation finally established - debates upon.
5. Elizabeth's prudence and moderation with regard to foreign affairs at this time.
6. The Reformation in Scotland.
7. Flight of Mary Queen of Scots to England - the cause of this.
8. Massacre of St. Bartholomew - its consequences. 9. Elizabeth aids the Dutch.
10. Philip of Spain disappointed prepares to invade England — preparations for defence.
11. The Invincible Armada-object of--number of ships conflict with — fate. 12. Elizabeth's last illness-death-remarks.