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Nelson blockades Toulon .. 304 1811. Fuentes de Oñoro and Albuera 308

1805. Escape of the French fleet.. 304 1812. Ciudad Rodrigo and Badajoz 308

Pursued by Nelson .. .. 304

Battle of Salamanca .. .

308

Victory of sir Robert Calder 304

Retreat from Burgos .. . 308

Battle of Trafalgar .. .. 304 | 1813. Wellington's final advance.. 308

Death and funeral of Nelson 304

Battle of Vittoria.. .. .. 308

Surrender of Mack at Ulm.. 305

Capture of San Sebastian .308

Battle of Austerlitz .. .. 305

Passage of the Pyrenees 308

1806. Death of Pitt.. .. .. .. 305

Wellington enters France .. 308

Lord Grenville prime minister 305 1811. The Regency.. ..

308

Fox foreign secretary .. ... 305 1812. Death of Mr. Perceval.. .. 308

Death of Fox.. .. .. ..

305

Lord Liverpool prime minister 308

African slave-trade abolished 305

War with the United States 308

Battle of Maida . . ..

305

Napoleon's invasion of Russia 308

1807. Dismissal of the government 305

Destruction of his army .. 303

Duke of Portland prime mi.

1813. Battle of Leipsic .. .. .. 308

nister ..

305

· Napoleon driven out of Ger.

Canning, Castlereagh, and

many .. .. .. ..

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Perceval ...

305 1814. Battle of Toulouse .. 308

Lord Palmerston in office .. 305 Abdication of Napoleon .. 308

1806, Battle of Jena .. . ..

306

Retirement to Elba ...

Berlin decree against English

Louis XVIII, king of France

commerce .. .. .. .. 306

Peace of Paris .. .. .. 309

1807. Battles of Eylau and Friedland 306

Return of Wellington .. .. 309

Treaty of Tilsit .. .. .. 306

The war in America .. .. 309

Bombardment of Copenhagen 306

The Shannon and Chesapeake 309

Conquest of Portugal by the

Washington and New Orleans 309

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Peace of Ghent .. .

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1808. Abdication of Charles IV. of

Peace with the United States 309

Spain .. .. .. .. .. 306 1815. Congress of Vienna .. .. 309

Joseph Bonaparte king of

Napoleon's return to France 309

Spain .. .. ..

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The Hundred Days ..

309

Insurrection of the Spaniards 306

Campaign in Belgium ..

British expedition to Portugal 306

Ligny and Quatre Bras .. 310

Sir ARTHUR WELLESLEY ... 306

Battle of Waterloo

310

Battle of Vimiera.. .. ..

306

Second abdication of Napo-

Convention of Cintra .. ...

306

leon

310

1809. Battle of Corunna and death

he Return of Louis XVIII. ..

310

of sir John Moore ... 306

Napoleon sent to St. Helena 310

Napoleon at war with Austria 306 1821. His death ..

310

Battles of Aspern and Wagram 306 1815. Peace of Paris .. . 310

Peace of Schönbrunn .. .. 306

Congress of Vienna

310

Walcheren expedition.. .. 306 1816. Bombardment of Algiers ... 311

Mr. Perceval prime minister 307

Distress and discontent 311

1810. Power of Napoleon .. ., 307

The corn-law

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He divorces Josephine.. 307

Political agitation..

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Marries Maria Louisa

1817. Habeas Corpus Act suspended

Austria . . .. 307 1819. Riots at Manchester .. .. 311

Birth of the King of Rome.. 307

Peel's Currency Bill .. .. 311

1809. The PENINSULAR WAR .. 307

Criminal law: sir S. Romily 311

Sir Arthur Wellesley lands 1816. Marriage of the princess

at Lisbon .. .. .. ... 307

Charlotte .. .. .. ..

Passage of the Douro .. ,. 307

1817. Her death .. .. .. .. 311

Soult driven from Oporto .. 307 1818. Royal marriages .. .

311

Battle of Talavera

307 1819. Birth of the princess Victoria 311

Wellington retires to Portugal 307 1820. Death of the duke of Kent..

1810. Battle of Busaco .. .. .. 307

Death of George Ill. .. .. 311

Lines of Torres Vedras .. 307

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THE HOUSE OF BRUNSWICK (continued).-GEORGE IV. A.D. 1820-1830.

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

London Bridge 1616 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. FRONTISPIECE. Groat of Richard II... .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. TITLE-PAGE.

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Page The Bloody Tower .. .. .. .. 163 Wollaton, Nottinghamshire .. .. 164 The Old Palace at Greenwich .. 170 Military Costume .. .. .. .. 171 Gold Angel of Elizabeth .. .. .. 180 James I. .. .. .. .. .. .. 181 House of the Conspirators at Lam

beth .. ..... .. .. .. 192 Charles I. and Armour-bearer .. 193 House at Portsmouth in which the

Duke of Buckingham was assas

sinated .. Puritans destroying he Cross in

Cheapside .

Medal struck in honour of the Eari

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of Essex..

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.. 218 Great Seal of the Commonwealth :

obverse .. .. .. .. .. .. 219 Great Seal of the Commonwealth:

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reverse ibiting a first-rate Ship

Page Charing Cross .. .. The earliest figure of Britannia on

a Roman coin Prow of a Roman Galley.. .. .. 1 Two Druids. .. Abbot Elfnoth and St. Augustine,

Archbishop of Canterbury .. .. Map of Britain, showing the Settle

ments of the Anglo-Saxons Anglo-Saxon Females .. .. .. 15 Saxon Church .. .. .. .. .. 16 Shrine of St. Ethelreda, Ely .. .. 23 Hall of Castle of Lillebonne in Normandy, where William the Conqueror decided upon the invasion

of England .. .. .. .. ... William I. and Toustain bearing the

Consecrated Banner at the Battle of Hastings .. .. .. .. ..

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A Norman Castle .... ....
The Traitor's Gate of the Tower .. 34
Mount St. Michael in Normandy .. 35
Marriage of the Father and Mother

of Becket .. .. .. .. ...
King John ; Queen Elinor .. ..
Convocation of Clergy
English Carriages of the time
Lollards' Prison.. .

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English Ships of War of the time..
King, with his Privy Council
Henry V. .. .. .. .. .. .. 95
Marriage of Henry VI. and Mar-

garet of Anjou .. .. .. Edward IV. and bis Court .. .. 105 Earl Rivers presenting Caxton 10 Edward IV.

. .. 113 Henry VII.'s Trial of weights and *** Measures

. .. 114 Perkin Warbeck's Groat :: :: :: 120 Henry VIII. .. Henry VIII. delivering the Bible to

Cranmer and Cromwell . Wolsey's Half-Groat Family of Sir Thomas More .. .. 138 Paul's Cross .. .. .. .. .. 145 Old Somerset House..

150 King Pbilip, husband of Queen Mary 151 Kenilworth Gate .. .. .. .. 159

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of War .. .. .. .. .. .. Lighthouse erected at Plymouth, 1665.. ...

... .. . . .. 242 Medal of Archbishop Sancroft and

the Seven Bishops: obverse .. 243 Medal of Archbishop Sancroft and

the Seven Bishops : reverse .. 244 Medal of William and Mary .. .. 250 Reverse of Medal struck to com

memorate the Battle of the Boyne 261 Great Seal of Queen Anne, after the

Union with Scotland (reverse) .. 262 Farthing of Queen Anne .. .. .. 270 Medal of the elder Pretender .. .. 271 George I. ..

.. .. 275 Obverse of Medal struck to com

memorate the Battle of Dettingen 276 Reverse of Medal struck to com

memorate the Battle of Dettingen 286 William Pitt the younger .. .. 287 Nelson.. .. .. .. .. .. .. 298 Windsor .. .. .. .. .. .. 312 William Wilberforce. Medal struck on the abolition of the Slave

Trade .. .. .. .. .. .. 316 Sebastopol .. .. .. .. .. .. 320 Wolsey's Groat.. .. .. .. .. 356

Reviemoratitt tbe s

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UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME.

For the Use of the Lower Forms.

A SMALLER HISTORY OF GREECE,

BY WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D.

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A SMALLER HISTORY OF ROME.

BY WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D. 79 Illustrations. Fcap. 8vo. 38. 6d.

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