The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and a View of the Progress of Society from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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G.G.J. and J. Robinson, and A. Hamilton, 1789 - Europe
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5j A like division takes place on the death of Clotaire the sole suc
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The Saracens of Mauiitania under the name of Moors make
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AD Vage
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Italy undir the Dominion of the OJlrogothii and under the Lorn
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The grand aim of the papal policy to free the city of Rome
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Edward again enters Scotland with a great army and subdi
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51 Pope Zachary encourages Pepin son of Charles Martel
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noiHis brother Robeit returns from the Holy Land and invades
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As the Saxons r ither extirpated than subdued the native
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LETTER IX
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Modern history of little importance befoic the time of Charle
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77I Reduces Pavia and puts an end to the kingdom of the Lom
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Assists at the council of Frankfort ibid
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LETTER X
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A B Page
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86oLothatio king of Lorrain divorces his wife ibid
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S45 They pillage Roucb and burn Paris
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Ijj They land in greater numbers and reduce the An0IoSaxons
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LETTER XIII
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LETTER XIV
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lTJ Page
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He augments the privileges of the German clergy ibid
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Otho III his sen and successor takes Rome by assault
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ioi4Returns to Italy and is crowned at Rome by the Pope ibid
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Edwy the son of Edmund who succeeds to the crown of Eng
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j75 Succeeded by his son Edward the Martyr
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of Robert 1 137
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LETTER XIX
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Edward I dies at Carlisle in advancing to complete the
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livaHeny I succeeded by his son Phlip I ibid
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1066Harold obtains the crown of England on the death of Edward
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A B Page
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The extent of this empire yet considerable
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LETTER XXI
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Causes that contributed to banish anarchy and barbarism
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109 He enlists himself in the first Crusade and mortgages his
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William Rufi s accidentally killed by an arrow 2S0
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LETTER XXIV
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At length reach Constanstinople alarm the Greek Emperor
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ico He associates with him his son Lewis in the government
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LETTER XXVI
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courts popularity ibid
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1154Eiensive continental dominions of Henry H
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In order to subject them to the authority of the legislature
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Subdued by the English monarch
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LETTER XXIX
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Il87Resolves to undertake an expedition to the Holy Laid
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Arrive in Syria and undertake the liege of Ptolemais
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izigProgress of the adventurers 396
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Richard mortally wounded by an arrow
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His kingdom is laid under an interdict by the Pope
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The English barons have recourse to arms and extort from
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The emperor embarks for the Holy Land
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105j Marches into Italy and is crowned King of Lombardy at
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England from the granting the Great Charter to the Reign
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Loses what remained to him of Poitoit
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A R Pige
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U71 Deth and character of Henry III
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That place is abandoned to him but afterward besieged
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LETTER XXXIV
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Alphonso surnamed the Astronomer invites over the Mira
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LETTER XXXVI
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True æra of the English House of Commons
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LETTER XXXVII
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The favourite and his father banished ibid
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6 Tac two Spencers condemned and executed
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Establishes the grandeur of his family in Austria
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j 10 He resolves to establish the Imperial authority in Italy
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U84 Philip III at the instigation the Pope undertakes the conquest
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jzjSHe returns and makes many wife regulations for the govern
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