Cassell's illustrated universal history, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Contents

From a d 15001522 Progress of Turkey 87 Rise of the Sophi Dynasty in Western Persia 87 Conquests of Ismail Shah 87 Forma
92
CHAPTER IX
99
Proclaiming King William Emperor TJlrich Zwingli
133
The Alhambra Granada 1 The Marriage Procession of Anne Boleyn
139
The Coast of Florida 6 Sir Thomas More Ml
145
The Florentines renouncing tho Vanities by order of George Wishart
156
Bridge of St Angelo Rome 25 Geneva looking towards tho Lake
163
Matthias Corvinus and George Podiebrad in the Camp Ruins of the Cathedral St Andrews
169
Mary Stuart
179
The Rialto Venice 42 Queen Elizabeth
186
Pope Julius II 43 Queen Elizabeth receiving tho French Ambassadors
192
Portrait and Autograph of John Knox
198
Luthers House Wittenberg 78 La Rochelle
217
From a d 15771594 Disgraceful Character of Henry III of France 219 Expedition of the Duke of Anjou Alencon to Flanders 220
220
KarolinenStrasse and Church of St Lawrence Paris in the Seventeenth Century
223
Door of the Mamelukes the Citadel Cairo 85 Sir Francis Drake 22
234
From a d 15891628 Accession of Henry IV of France 231 His Position towards the Papists 232 The Duke of Mayenne Lioutenant
235
From a d 15121622 The Sixteenth Century an Age of Discovery 241 Distant Enterprises of the Jesuits 212 Xavier in the East
249
Reception of Cortes by Montezuma 108 The Old India Office London 1603 24 7
259
From a d 1567 1615 Reign of James VI of Scotland 252 His Stormy Minority 253 Alliance with England 253 Rebellious and Pints
260
Solyman the Magnificent 121 The Great Square Prague
265
From a d 16181631 Terrible Nature of the Thirty Years War 266 Protestant Intolerance provoked by Romanist Persecution 2661
267
Final Assault of the Turks in their First Siege of Vienna 127 Wallenstein and Tilly holding a Council of War 1626
271
The Death of Wallcnstein
277
The Escurial Madrid
288
Monument at New Plymouth to mark the Site of
294
John Pym
301
From a n 16851700 Position of Louis XIV after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes 346 Enmity of William of Orange 347
351
The Old Bank of England looking from the Mansion
355
D 17001714 Effect on Europe of the Succession of Philip of Anjou to the Crown of Spain 357 Creation of the Kingdom
364
From a d 17101739 State of English Parties in the Reign of Queen Anne 360 The Case of Dr Sacheverell 369 Intrigues of Anne
370
Quebec
372
Penns House Second Street Philadelphia
378
CHAPTER XXXIII
385
Charles Edward Stuart the Young Pretender
391
Charles XII
397
State of Politics in Northern
400
Prince Eugene after his Victory over the Turks
403
CHAPTER XXXV
410
Frederick the Great
414
George Washington
420
From A n 17481763 An Interval of Peace 418 Disagreements between France and England as to Boundaries in America 418 Want
425
CHAPTER XXXVII
434
From a d 17631783 The English in America 446 British Dominion in the New World 446 Project of Taxing the Colonists 447
449
Troops 456 D tficult Position of Cornwallis at Yorktown 456 Success of the Besiegers 457 Surrender of t he British Annv 457
457
From a d 17431792 State of France before the Great Revolution 470 Contemptible Character of Louis XV 470 Anticipations
471
THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
481
From a d 17941800 Restoration of the Power of the Convention after the Fall of Robespierre 494 Reaction against the Demagogues
494
From a t 17941809 Political Reaction in England consequent on the French Revolution 504 Despotic Repression of Opinion in Great
509
From A r 1803 1813 Growth of the Ambition of Napoleon 517 Ideas of an Universal Monarchy 517 Joseph Bonaparte at Naples 518
519
From ad 18131841 Wellingtons Peninsular Campaign of 1813 529 Entry of the British into France 530 Sanguinary Contests
530
Sovereign 539 Revival of Public Spirit in France 539 The Revolution of 1830 539 Reign of Louis Philippe 539 the Revolution
540
From a d 18251859 Russia under the Emperor Nicholas 553 Successful Was with Persia 553 Relations with Turkey 554 Reign
554
FIVE MODERN WARS
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