The History of Spain and Portugal from B.C. 1000 to A.D. 1814

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1833 - 364 pages
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Page 87 - King, by the Grace of God, of Portugal, and of the Algarves, both on this side the sea and beyond it in Africa, Lord of Guinea and of the Conquest, Navigation, and Commerce of Ethiopia, Arabia, Persia, and India.
Page 239 - ... States, assumed the attitude of an enemy. The king and queen of that unhappy country had been murdered at the command of a popular tribunal. Out of the anarchy that ensued, had been evolved a government, in which supreme power was vested in five men called a Directory, who ruled in connection with two chambers the Council of Ancients and the Council of Five Hundred. It was installed at the Little Luxembourg, at Paris, on the 1st of November, 1795, and held the executive power four years. That...
Page 329 - Mémoires politiques et militaires, pour servir à l'Histoire de Louis XIV. et de Louis XV. composés sur les Pièces originales, recueillies par Adrien-Maurice, Duc de Noailles, Maréchal de France, et Ministre d'Etat. Par M, l'Abbé Millot.
Page 281 - SUMMARY (a) of the life of Arthur Duke of Wellington, from the period of his first achievements in India, to his invasion of France, and the decisive battle of Waterloo, June 18, 1815.
Page 330 - Annals of the Peninsular Campaigns, from 1808 to 1814. By the Author of Cyril Thornton.
Page 81 - Mahometans should retain their property and arms, enjoy the free exercise of their religion, and be governed by their own laws, administered by their own Cadis.
Page 164 - George Carleton, an English Officer ; including Anecdotes of the War in Spain under the Earl of Peterborough, and many interesting particulars relating to the manners of the Spaniards in the beginning of the last century.
Page 325 - Compendio historial de las crónicas y universal historia de todos los reynos de España.
Page 298 - Both these marshals were entirely independent of Joseph, and it was generally conceived that Napoleon meant to detach their provinces from Spain, and unite them to France. Soult was employed in tranquillizing Andalusia, repulsing the still unconquered Murcians, and quelling the insurgent Granadans. Victor was conducting the siege of Cadiz, an operation that proceeded languidly on both sides, from want of numbers on Victor's, and the usual causes on that of the Spaniards. • The authorities principally...
Page 202 - Pitt positively refused to admit of French intervention ; irritating language was exchanged between the cabinets of London and Madrid, and the duke of Choiseul prevailed upon Charles to sign the treaty called the Family Compact, by which the different sovereigns of the house of Bourbon bound themselves to support each other against all the world. The signature of this treaty decided the question of peace or war ; but as both France and Spain wished to temporize until the American register or treasure...

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