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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 instigation of the young king, Mortimer was seized in Nottingham Castle accused before Parliament tried condemnedand hanged- the Queen confined to the manor of Risings. 2. Edward invades Scotland - battle of Halidon Hill

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3. Edward lays claim to the throne of France-the grounds of this the measures which he adopts to secure his claim

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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 conflictresult.

7. The close of Edward the Third's days. 3. Improvements in his reign

remarks.

LESSON 59.

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.

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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

this.

causes which led to

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.

3. Henry sets up a claim for the throne of France-result of his proposals.

4. Battle of Agincourt-its arrangements— loss to each party.

5. Distracted state of France dians.

6. Henry's marriage · 7. Henry's death.

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LESSON 60.

Henry VIII. began to reign 1509

died 1547.

104. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Henry VIII., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :

1. Henry VIII. son of Henry VII. ascended the throne at the age of 18- his accession received with great joy by the people, he excelled in martial exercises.

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3. Henry induced by Ferdinand of Spain to enter upon a war with France; equips a fleet-assembles an army enters France-battle of Spurs.

4. About the same time, war commences between England and Scotland-battle of Flodden Field.

5. Wolsey whose son of what talents possessed honours raised his influence.

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6. Peace with France- meeting of Henry and Francis

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7. Leo X. in order to complete the building of St. Peter's at Rome commences the sale of Indulgences the iniquity of this exposed by Martin Luther- commencement of the Reformation.

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

this.

causes which led to

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.

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