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PRINTED BY RICHARD AND JOHN E. TAYLOR,
RED LION COURT, FLEET STREET.
THE COMMONWEALTH. 1649-1653.
Commonwealth established.-Mutinies in the army.-Affairs of Scotland. -
Fate of Montrose.-Charles II. in Scotland.-Affairs of Ireland.-Cromwell
in Scotland.—Battle of Dunbar.-Invasion of England.-Battle of Worcester.
Escape of Charles.-Conquest of Ireland.—Dutch war.-Designs of Cromwell;
- he dissolves the parliament;-its character, 1.
THE PROTECTORATE. 1653-1658.
Form of government.--Barebone's parliament.—Cromwell made Protector.
-Conspiracies.—The parliament.—Rising of royalists.-Conquest of Jamaica.
-Conspiracy.-New parliament.—The Petition and Advice.—The protector's
inauguration.—Death of Blake.-A fourth parliament.-Plots.-Illness and
death of the Protector ;--his character, 41.
THE COMMONWEALTH RESTORED. 1658-1660.
The Protector's funeral.—State of parties.—Dissolution of parliament.— The
Rump recalled.—Royalist insurrection.-Despotism of the officers.—Proceed-
ings of general Monk.—Restoration of the king, 75.
CHARLES II. 1660-1667.
First measures of the crown.-Trials and executions of the regicides.-
Crown- and church-lands.-Duke of York's marriage.-Savoy conference.-
Trial and execution of sir Henry Vane.-Affairs of Scotland ;-of Ireland.
King's marriage.-Sale of Dunkirk.-Act of Uniformity.—Dutch war.-
Great plague.-Five-mile act. Fire of London.-End of the Dutch war.-
Fall of Clarendon, 95.
CHARLES II. (CONTINUED). 1668–1678.
The Cabal.—Plot of the king against the protestant religion.—Royal mis-
tresses.-Coventry act.-Attempts of Blood.-Second Dutch war.— Parties in
parliament.- Pensions given by France.—Marriage of the prince of Orange.-
Parliament.—Peace of Nimeguen.-Conduct of the country-party, 129.
CHARLES II. (CONTINUED). 1678-1680.
Popish plot.—Sir Edmundbury Godfrey.—The Plot.— Impeachment of
Danby.—Parliament dissolved.—Trials.- New parliament.—Trials.—Persecu.
tion in Scotland.-Murder of archbishop Sharp.-Battle of Bothwell-bridge.
-Efforts of Shaftesbury.-Meal-tub plot.—Bill of exclusion.— Trial and ex.
ecution of lord Stafford, 164.
CHARLES II. (CONTINUED). 1681–1685.
Oxford parliament and triumph of the court.- Execution of Oliver Plunket.
Duke of York in Scotland.-Surrender of charters.-Rye-house plot.—Trial
and execution of lord Russell.—Oxford decree.—Trial and execution of Alger.
non Sidney.—Plans of the king ;-his death and character, 198.
Accession or james ;-he goes publicly to mass.—Parliament.-Invasion of
Argyle :--of Monmouth;-his execution.— Jeffreys's campaign.-Overthrow of
the Test act.-Attacks on the church.-Parties at court.-Negotiations with
the court of Rome.-Failure of the king in making converts.-Attacks on the
universities.—State of Ireland.-- Fallacious prospects of the king.–Prosecution
of the seven bishops.-Birth of the prince of Wales.- Invitation to the prince
of Orange.-State of the continent.-- Invasion of England. -Desertion of
Jaines ;-his flight ;-return to London ;-second flight ;-The Convention.-
Prince and princess of Orange declared king and queen.-Reflections, 221.
HOUSE OF STUART-PART II.
WILLIAM III. AND MARY II.-1689–1694.
Convention parliament.-Affairs of Scotland.-Battle of Killicrankie.--Af-
fairs of Ireland.—Siege of Derry.–Irish parliament.-- Battle of the Boyne.-
English parliament.--Conspiracy.—Taking of Athlone.-Battle of Aghrim.-
Siege of Limerick.—Massacre of Glenco.-Battle of La Hogue.- Plots to re-
store James.-Death of the queen, 269.
WILLIAM III. 1694-1702.
Proceedings in parliament.—Assassination plot.--Attainder of Fenwick.
Peace of Ryswick.—Proceedings in parliament.-Act of Settlement.-Parti.
tion treaty.-Death of William III ;-his character, 298.
Queen's accession.—Expedition to Cadiz.-Admiral Benbow.- War of the
Succession.-Battle of Blenheim.- War in Spain.—Battle of Ramillies ;-of
Almanza ;—of Oudenarde ;-of Malplaquet.—Campaign in Spain.—Union
with Scotland.—Struggles of parties.-Trial of Sacheverell.—Triumph of the
tories.-Harley stabbed by Guiscard.—Negotiations for peace.-Charges
against Marlborough.—Peace of Utrecht.-Oxford and Bolingbroke.-Death of the queen.-State of the constitution, 315.
HOUSE OF BRUNSWICK.
GEORGE I. 1714-1727.
New ministry.—Impeachments.—Mar's rebellion.—Septennial bill.-Hano-
verian Junto.—Peerage bill.South-sea scheme.- Death and character of
Marlborough.-Atterbury's plot.-Death of the king, 355.
GEORGE II. 1727-1760.
Character of the king.–Ministry and parliament.—Walpole's Excise-scheme
-Murder of Porteous.—Death and character of the queen.—Anson's Voyage
-Overthrow of Walpole ;-his character.— The Silesian war.–Scottish rebel-
lion.—Battle of Culloden.—Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle.-Contest in America.-
Seven Years' War.-Admiral Byng.--Changes of ministry.–Victories of Bos-
cawen and Hawke.—Taking of Quebec.—Death of George II.-State of the
GEORGE III. 1760—1784.
Accession of George III.—Resignation of Mr. Pitt.—Capture of the Ha-
vanna and Manilla.—Peace of Fontainebleau.—Change of ministry.- John
Wilkes.—Public writers.—Dispute with the American colonies.-American
war.—Change of ministry.—Rodney's victory.–Attack on Gibraltar.-Coali-
GEORGE III. (CONTINUED). 1600-1789.
East India Company.-State of India.—First exploits of Clive.—Capture of
Calcutta.-Successes of Clive.—Battle of Plassey.-English in India.–Vigor-
ous reforms of Clive ;-his death.—Warren Hastings.—The Rohillas.—Cheyte
Sing.—The Begums.Impeachment of Hastings.—East India bills of Fox and
Pitt.—Marquess Cornwallis, 443.
GEORGE III. (CONTINUED). 1789—1802.
The French revolution ;-its effect in England. -War with France.-Lord
Howe's victory.—Mutiny in the navy.-Battles of St. Vincent and Camper.
down. --State of Ireland.—United Irishmen.--Irish rebellion.--Union with
Ireland.—Battle of the Nile ;-of Copenhagen;—of Alexandria.—Peace of
GEORGE III. (CONCLUDED). 1802–1837.
War renewed.-Battle of Trafalgar.—Whig ministry.-Seizure of the Da-
nish fleet.- Peninsular War.-Battle of Vimiero ;-of Corunna ;-of Talavera.
Expedition to Walcheren.-Lines of Torres Vedras.-Battle of Albuera;-of
Salamanca ;-of Vittoria, Orthes, and Toulouse.—War with the United States.
-Battle of Waterloo.—State of the country.-George IV. and Catholic Eman-
cipation.—William IV.; the Reform-bill.— Victoria.—Concluding observations,