Cassell's illustrated universal history, Volume 4

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Cassell & Company Limited, 1885 - History
 

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Contents

The Coast of Florida
141
The Cathedral and Leaning Tower Pisa
150
Cosmo de Medici 19 The Ramparts Nuremberg
157
Europe in the Latter Part of the Fifteenth Century John Calvin
163
Matthias Corvinus and George Podiebrad in the Camp Ruins of the Cathedral St Andrews
174
The Emperor Maximilian surrounded by the Most Capture of Calais by the French under the Duke of Guise
180
The Rialto Venice
186
Rome
196
Francis I
202
Luther at the Diet of Worms
211
Luthers House Wittenberg
217
From A D 15771594 Disgraceful Character of Henry III of France 219 Expedition of the Duke of Anjou Alenšon to Flanders 220
220
KarolinenStrasse and Church of St Lawrence Paris in the Seventeenth Century
223
Door of the Mamelukes the Citadel Cairo
229
King Henry VIII
235
Fašade of Native Palace in Yucatan
241
Reception of Cortes by Montezuma
247
From A D 15421622 The Sixteenth Century an Age of Discovery 241 Distant Enterprises of the Jesuite 242 Xavier in the East
249
Coya Mama Cahuana Empress of Peru
253
Francisco Pizarro
259
His Stormy Minority 253 Alliance with Englar d 253 Rebellions and Plots
260
Solyman the Magnificent 121 The Great Square Prague
265
Antecedents and Character of Count Tilly 2017
268
Final Assault of the Turks in their First Siege of Vienna 127 Wallenstein and Tilly holding a Council of War 1626
271
CHAPTER XXIX
337
From A 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 369 The Case of Dr Sacheverell 369 Intrigues of Anne
370
CHAPTER XXXIII
385

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