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A.D.

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Hengist and his successors

The Heptarchy.. ..
kings of Kent .. .. .. 10 British states; Pendragons .. 13

568. Ethelbert the first Christian king 10

The Bretwaldas

477. Ella lands in Sussex.. .. .. 10 597. Augustine preaches Christianity

495. Cerdic lands in Hampshire .. 11

in Kent .. .. .. .. .. 13

519. Cerdic founds the kingdom of

Sebert, king of Essex, converted 13
Wessex .. .. .. .. .. 11 627. Conversion of Edwin. Church

Arthur, prince of Damnonia .. 11

at York .. .. .. .. ..

527. The Saxons land in Essex .. 11 Laws of Ethelbert .. .. ..

Fifth settlement, in East An-

688. Ina, king of Wessex .. ..

glia, by the Angles ... :: 11 800. Accession of Egbert in Wessex 14

547. The Angles under Ida settle in

792. Offa king of Northumberland 15

Bernicia .. .. .. .. .. 11

617. Kingdom of Northumbria un-

827. Egbert unites all the Anglo-
der Edwin .. .. .. ..

Saxon kingdoms .. .. .. 15

626. Kingdom of Mercia founded by

Penda .. .. .. .. .. 12 |

CHAPTER III.

THE ANGLO-SAXONS, FROM THE UNION OF ENGLAND UNDER EGBERT TO CANUTE

THE DANE. A.D. 827-1016.

The Northmen .. .. .. 16 9 40. Accession of Edmund the Elder 21

836. Egbert dies

. 17 946. Accession of Edred

836-858. Ethelwulf's reign .. .. 17 955, Accession of Edwy

858-866. Ethelbald and thelbert. 17 958. Accession of Edgar

866-871. Ethelred .. .. .. .. 17

Dunstan, archbishop of Can-

867, Descent of the Danes .. .. 17

terbury .. .

871. Martyrdom of St. Edmund .. 17 975. Accession of " 'Edward the

Accession of Alfred the Great 17

Martyr..

878. Alfred's treaty with the Danes 18 979. Accession of Ethelred the

901. Death of Alfred .. .. .. 18

Unready .. .. .. ..

His character .. ..

993. Descent of the Danes under

The civil institutions of the

Sweyn and Olave

Anglo-Saxons .. .. 19, 20

Levy of Danegelt .. .. ..

Anglo-Saxon literature.. .

1002. Massacre of the Danes ..

Accession of Edward

1016. Canute shares the kingdom

Elder .. .. .. ..

with Edmond Ironside

925. Accession of Athelstane

Murder of Edmund

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CHAPTER V.

CHAPTER VI.

1087. Accession of William Rufus,

1090. William invades Normandy.. 35

1091. Cumberland reduced to an

English county .. .. ..
1093. Malcolm is killed in Northum.

berland .. .. .. .. ..

1095. The First CRUSADE .. . 36

1096. Normandy and Maine mort-

gaged to William .. ..

1097. Anselm leaves the kingdom.
1100. Rufus shot in the New Forest.

Accession of Henry I. ..

Henry grants a charter.. .. 37

Marries Matilda . . ..

1101. Robert lands at Portsmouth.. 37

1106. Henry conquers Normandy,

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CHAPTER VIII.

THE HOUSE OF PLANTAGENET (continued).-RICHARD I., JOHN. A.D. 1189-1216.

1189. Accession of Richard I... .. 56 | 1204. Normandy conquered by Philip
Massacres of the Jews ...

Augustus .. .. .. .. bu
1190. Richard leaves for the Holy 1206. John renounces his French
Land. His marriage.. ..

possessions north of the Loire 60

1191-2. The THIRD CRUSADE .. .

1208. England placed under an in-

1192. Richard is arrested by Leopold

terdict by the pope . .. 60

of Austria ..

. .. .. .. 58 1209. John excommunicated .. .. 60

1193. He is ransomed .. .. .. 58

He receives homage from

Intrigues of John ..

Scotch king .. .. .. ..
1194. He arrives in England, and is

1210. He invades Ireland .
again crowned at Winchester

1211. He receives the submission o
1199. Death of Richard .. .

the Welsh chiefs.. .. ..
His character .. .. .. .

1212. John deposed by pope In-
Accession of king John.. ..

nocent .. .. ..
1200. John divorces his wife, and 1213. John does homage to the pope
marries Isabella of Angou-

for England .. .. .. ..

lême .. .. .. .. .

1215. MAGNA CHARTA granted ..

He receives the homage of the

The writ of Habeas Corpus ..

king of Scotland.. .. .

1216. Invasion of England by Louis

1202-3. Arthur is taken, imprisoned,

Death of king John.. ... ..

and killed .. .. .. .. 59

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THE HOUSE OF PLANTAGENET (continued).-EDWARD I., EDWARD II.

A.D. 1272-1327.

1272. Accession of Edward I..... 69 | 1278. The Statute of Gloucester ...
1270-2. Edward in Palestine ..

The Statute of Mortmain
Devotion of Eleanor

1283. CONQUEST OF WALES ..
1274. Coronation of Edward .. .. 70 | 1284.“ Statute of Wales" .. ..

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CHAPTER XII.

THE HOUSE OF LANCASTER.-HENRY IV. AND HENRY V. A.D. 1399–1422.

1399. Henry IV. crowned .... 90 1413. Death of Henry IV. and ac-

1400, Revolt of Owen Glendower

cession of Henry V... .. 92

and others . . .. ..

1414. Persecution of the Lollards. 92

1403. Revolt of the earl of North-

1415. Battle of Agincourt .. .. 93

umberland. Battle of

1420. Treaty of Troyes. Henry
Shrewsbury and death of

marries Catherine of France,
Percy .. .. .. .

and is named heir and re-

1405. Prince James of Scotland

gent of that kingdom.. .. 94

taken prisoner .. .. .. 91

1421-2. Henry continues the war in

1401. William Sautré, a clergyman,

France. Siege of Orleans.. 94

burnt for Lollardism ..

1422. Death of Henry V. ..

Review of Henry IV.'s reign.

Powers of taxation.. ..

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