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

4. Battle of Agincourt-its arrangements party.

5. Distracted state of France


6. Henry's marriage.

7. Henry's death,


successes in France.

loss to each



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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2. He retained his late father's ministers - but brought Empson and Dudley to trial. who were condemned




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 field of the cloth of gold.

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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 Lutherformation.

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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

11. War with France and Scotland against England. 12. Death of Henry VIII.- remarks.


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:

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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.


Charles I. began to reign 1625-beheaded 1649.

106. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of Charles I., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :—

1. Charles I. son of James I. ascends the throne in 1625 marries Henrietta Maria of France.

2. Charles's first Parliament, of what composed?

3. Puritans, their principles-mention some distinguished members.

4. Attack upon Rochelle, at whose instigation made. result.

5. Laud's proceedings-consequence.

6. John Hampden's principles-character.

7. Earl of Strafford, his trial—execution.

8. Scottish Episcopal war-object of-result.

9. Commencement of Civil War-royal standard raised at Nottingham-battle of Edgehill.

10. Battle of Marston-Moor.

11. Charles's flight to the Scots-surrender of him to the Parliament-end of the war.

12. Trial of the King-his execution-remarks.


William III. began to reign in 1689-died in 1702.

107. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of William III., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :

1. William III. Prince of Orange, nephew and son-in-law of James II., was elected to the throne of England on the expulsion of James in 1689-reasons for expelling James and transferring the sovereignty to William of Orange.

2. Flight of James-detention-reception in Londonfinal departure.

3. Meeting of the Convention-resolutions passed — the result.

4. Convention converted into the Parliament

— non-jurors.

5. Coronation-honours conferred.

6. Act of Toleration.

-new oath


their pro

7. Graham of Claverhouse-battle of Killicrankie. 8. James visits Ireland - his supporters ceedings.

9. Siege of Londonderry — Major Baker and Rev. George Walker-state of the town-relief.

10. William's preparations far invading Ireland-appoints Duke Schomberg to the chief command - accident to William when reconnoitering.

11. Battle of the Boyne.

12. Difficult situation of Queen Mary the wife of William. 13. Siege and capture of Limerick.

14. Circumstances attending the death of Mac Donald of Glenco.

15. Harsh treatment in the dismissal of the Dutch Guards. 16. Accident occasioning the death of William III.remarks.


George III. ascended the throne in 1760-died in 1820.

108. From a perusal of English History give a connected account of George III., in which the following heads are neatly and clearly developed :—

1. George III. succeeded his grandfather George II. in 1760 in the 23rd year of his age- the condition of the nation at that time-character of the prime minister.

2. Causes which led to the dispute with the American

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3. State of India-exploits of Clive-results.

4. Origin of the French Revolution-its effects in France -in England-on the continent.

5. Irish Rebellion, causes which led to this-the result.

6. Battle of Waterloo, the effects of this.

7. The Roman Catholic Emancipation-the arguments on each side.

8. Death of George III-remarks.

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109. From a careful examination of the undermentioned chapters, give a neat and connected account of the leading facts in the history of JOSEPH.

1. Joseph-his father and mother.
2. How regarded and treated by his


3. Why imprisoned what treatment did he receive.

4. By what means liberated-to what'

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Gen. 37. 39.

Gen. 39.

station promoted-in what manner did Gen. 40, 41. he act.

5. What induced his brethren to visit

Egypt-how were they received by Joseph Gen. 42. -what effect had this.

6. How were his brethren received on

their second visit when accompanied by Gen. 43. Benjamin.

7. How did Joseph try their affection towards Benjamin.


Gen. 44.

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