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LONDON:
WALTON AND MABERLY, UPPEE GOWER STREET,

AND IVY LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW;

JOHN MUEEAY, ALBEMARLE STREET..

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LONDON: PRINTED BV W. CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STRUT, AND CHARING CROSS.

NOTICE.

Thf. present History has been drawn up by Mr. Philip Smith,
under the superintendence and direction of Dr. William Smith,
with whose smaller Histories of Greece and Rome it is intended
to range.

The most recent authorities have been consulted, and it is
confidently believed that the Work will be found to present a
careful and trustworthy account of English History for the lower
forms in schools, for whose use it is chiefly intended.

The Table of Contents gives a full analysis of the Work,
and has been so arranged'Miat the Teacher can frame from it
questions for the examination^ of his class, the answers to which
will be found in the corresponding pages of the volume.

London,

August, 1862.

Ens.

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The Britoss And Romans, R.c. 55-a.d. 446.

B.C. P«ge

Ancient knowledge of Britain . l

55. Caesar's first invasion of Britain 2

54. Caesar's second invasion .. .. 2

The Britons—Race, Language,

Religion 2

Manners, Customs, Tribes .. 3

Cunobelin — Shakspere's Cym-

beline 3

40. Pretended triumph of Caligula . 3

43. Claudius's expedition to Britain 3

47. Caractacus or Caradoc .. .. 3

51. Subdued and conveyed to Rome 4

59. Suetonius Paulinus becomes go-

vernor 4

Boadicea burns London .. .. 4

62. Defeat and death of Boadicea .. 4

78-85. Administration of Agricola . 4

81. He builds a line of forts be-

tween the Forth and Clyde .. 4

85. He defeats Galgacus at the foot

of the Grampians 4

121. Hadrian visits Britain, and con-

structs a rampart 4

State In which Britain was left

by the Romans 6

CHAPTER II.

The Anglo-saxons To The Reign Of Egrert.—The Heitarcht. A.d. 450-827.

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The Saxons

The Angles or Engle

The Jutes

Their religion and manners

450. First arrival of the Jutes in

England under Hengist and

Horsa 10

LegendofVortigemandRowena 10

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