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THE COMPREHENSIVE

HISTORY OF ENGLAND;

CIVIL AND MILITARY,

RELIGIOUS, INTELLECTUAL, AND SOCIAL.

FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE SUPPRESSION OF THE SEPOY REVOLT.

BY

CHARLES MACFARLANE, AND REV. THOMAS THOMSON,
AUTHOR OF “OUR INDIAN EMPIRE,” ETC.

AUTHOR OF “A HISTORY OF SCOTLAND," ETC.

THE WHOLE REVISED AND EDITED BY THE REV. THOMAS THOMSON.

CONTINUED TO SIGNING OF THE TREATY OF SAN STEFANO.

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CONTENTS.

VOLUME II.

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BOOK VI.-Continued.

CHAP. II.--Civil and Military History. Reign of

From THE ACCESSION OF HENRY VII. TO THE

James First. A.D. 1606-1613, . . . . 312

DEATH OP ELIZABETH-A.D. 1485-1603.

CHAP. III.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

James First. A.D. 1614–1618, . . . 329

CHAP. IX.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

| CHAP. IV.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

Edward Sixth. A.D. 1547-1549, . . 1

James First. A.D. 1618-1621, . . . , 345

CHAP. X.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

| CAAP. V.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

Edward Sixth. A.D. 1549-1553, . . . 25

James First. A.D. 1622–1625, . . . . 360

CHAP. XI.—Civil and Military History. Reign of

Mary. A.D. 1553-1554, . . . . . 42

CHAP. VI.—Civil and Military History. Reign of

Charles First. A.D. 1625-1627, . . . . 377

CHAP. XII.--Civil and Military History. Reign of

Mary. A.D. 1555-1558, . . . . . 59

59 CHAP. VII.—Civil and Military History. Reign

of Charles First. A.D. 1628-1629, . . . 394

CHAP. XIII.-Civil and Military History. Reign

of Elizabeth. A.D. 1558-1560, . . . . 74 CHAP. VIII.—Civil and Military History. Reign

of Charles First. A.D. 1629-1635, . . . 411

CHAP. XIV.--Civil and Military History. Reign
of Elizabeth. A.D. 1560–1566, . . . . 90 CHAP. IX.-Civil and Military History. Reign

of Charles First. A.D. 1635–1638, . .
CHAP. XV.-Civil and Military History. Reign

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of Elizabeth. A.D. 1566–1567, . . . . 105 CHAP. X.-Civil and Military History. Reign
Chap. XVI.-Civil and Military History. Reign

of Charles First. A.D. 1637-1639, . . .
of Elizabeth. A.D. 1567-1569, . . . . 121 CHAP. XI.-Civil and Military History. Reign

CHAP. XVII.-Civil and Military History. Reign 1 of Charles First. A.D. 1640–1641, . . . 461

of Elizabeth. A.D. 1564-1572, · · · 135 CHAP. XII.- Civil and Military History. Reign

CHAP. XVIII.—Civil and Military History. Reign I of Charles First. A.D. 1641, . . . . 479

of Elizabeth. A.D. 1572–1587, . . . . 155 | CHAP, XIII.-Civil and Military History. Reign

CHAP. XIX.-Civil and Military History. Reign of Charles First. A.D. 1641-1642, . . . 497

of Elizabeth. A.D. 1587-1603, · · · · 180 CHAP. XIV.-Civil and Military History. Reign

CHAP. XX.-History of Religion, from the Acces

of Charles First. A.D. 1642–1644, . . . 518
sion of Henry Seventh to the Death of Elizabeth.

CHAP. XV.-Civil and Military History. Reign

A.D. 1485-1603, . . . . . . . 200

of Charles First. A.D. 1644–1646, . . . 536

CHAP. XXI.- History of Society, from the Acces-

CHAP. XVI.-Civil and Military History. Reign

sion of Henry Seventh to the Death of Elizabeth.

of Charles First. A.D. 1646–1649, . . . 556

A.D. 1485-1603, . . . . . . . . 236

CHAP. XVII.—Civil and Military History. The

Commonwealth. A.D. 1649-1660, . . . 578

BOOK VII.

CHAP. XVIII. - History of Religion, from the

Accession of James First to the Restoration of

FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAYES I. TO THE RE-

Charles Second. A.D. 1603-1660, . . . 599

STORATION OF CHARLES II.-A.D. 1603-1660.

CHAP, XIX.-History of Society, from the Acces-
CHAP. I.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

sion of James First to the Restoration of Charles

James First. A.D. 1603-1606, . . . . 289' Second. A.D. 1603–1660, . . . . . 619

BOOK VIII.

Chap. V.-Civil and Military History. ]

FROM THE RESTORATION OF CHARLES II. TO THE

of James Second. A.D. 1685, . .

REVOLUTION.-A.D. 1660-1689.

CHAP. VI.—Civil and Military History. I

_Civil and Military History. Reion of 1 of James Second. A.D. 1685-1688, . .

Charles Second. A.D. 1660-1661, . . . 649

CHAP. VII.-History of Religion from the

Chap. II.-Civil and Military History. Reign of

storation of Charles Second to the Revolu

Charles Second. A.D. 1661-1675, . . . 669

A.D. 1660-1689, . . . . . .

CHAP. III.- Civil and Military History. Reign

of Charles Second. A.D. 1676 1681, . . 686 CHAP. VIII.-History of Society, from the
CHAP. IV.-Civil and Military History. Reign sturation of Charles Second to the Revolu

of Charles Second. A.D. 1681-1685, . . 704) A.D. 1660-1689, . . . . . .

THE SUPREMACY OF THE LAW-PRINCE HENRY AND CHIEF-JUSTICE GASCOIGNE. - From the Fresco hy

C. W. Cope, R.A., in the House of Peers, . . . . . . . (vol. i. page 552), Frontispiece.
LADY JANE GREY AT THE PLACE OF EXECUTION.-- From a Drawing by James Godwin, . . . . . 56
MEDALS COMMEMORATING THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA.-Drawn from the several objects, . . 186
FOUNTAINS ABBEY, one of the most extensive of the religious houses suppressed during the reign of Henry VIII.

-Eight Views and Plan, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208
ARREST OF CHARLES I. AT HOLMBY House.— From a Drawing by Sir John Gilbert, A.R.A., . . . . 662
MEDALS - Siege-pieces and other Memorials of Charles I.-Drawn from the several objects, . . . . 576

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1. INITIAL LETTER-Style of early Tudor Illuminations, 1 32. ROYAL ARMS OF ENGLAND ASSUMED BY MARY OF SCOT-

2. EDWARD VI.-After Holbein,

LAND.--From a seal in the Royal Collection of France, 80

3. THE HOLBEIN GATE, Old Whitehall.-From Hollar, . 3 33. MARY QUEEN OF Scots.-From a print after Paillau, 92

4. PROTECTOR SOMERSET.-After Holbein,

34. ROBERT DUDLEY, Earl of Leicester. --After Zucchero, 99

5. REMAINS OF THE CASTLE OF ST. ANDREWS.-From a 35. The ROYAL CHAPEL, Holyrood.-View by Storer, 103

drawing by J. Oliphant, . . . . . . 36. CHAMBER IN HOLYROOD WHERE Rizzio was MUR-

6. PLAN TO ILLUSTRATE THE BATTLE OF PINKIE, . .

DERED.- From a view by Cattermole, . . . 108

1. HACKBUT AND PETRONEL OF THE PERIOD. — From 37. CRAIGMILLAR CASTLE, Mid-Lothian.-From a view by

specimens in the Tower Armoury, .

Hearne, . . . . . . . . . 115

8. THOMAS, LORD SEYMOUR, OF SUDLEY, Lord High-

38. ANCIENT HOUSES, near the Kirk-a-Field.-From a map

admiral.-After Holbein, . .

dated 1575,

. . . . . . 117

9. Ruins of SUDLEY CASTLE.— From Lysons' Antiquities 39. DUNDAR Castle, Haddingtonshire.–From a view hy

of Gloucestershire, . .

Allom, . . . . . . . . 119

10. SOMERSET PLACE, London, from the River. --From a 40. LOCHLEVEN CASTLE, Kinross-shire.-- From a drawing

view by Bollar,. .

. . . . .

by G. Cook, . . . . . . . .

IL COURT MASK OF THE TIME. -Strutt's Regal Antiquities, 39 41. BOLTON CASTLE, Yorkshire. — From a drawing by

12. DURIAN HOUSE, London, from the River. - After

Whittock, . . . . . . . . . 129

Hollar, . . .

. . .

42. TUTBURY CASTLE, Staffordshire.-From a drawing by

13. Ston HOUSE, on the Thames.-From Beauties of Eng-

Buck in the British Museum, . . . . . 134

land and Wales,

43. WATERGATE AND WALLS OF HARTLEPOOL.-Drawn by

14. LADY JANE GREY.- After Holbein,

J. W. Archer, from his sketch on the spot, . 143

15. BAYSARD'CASTLE, London. From a print by Hollar, 45 44. RUTHVEN CASTLE, Perthshire.- Billings' Antiquities

16. INTERIOR OF ST. PETER'S CHAPEL, in the Tower.

of Scotland, . . . . . . . . 161

Drawn by T. S. Boys, from his sketch on the spot, 47 45. THE RACK.-From Fox's Acts and Monuments, . 163

17. QUEEN MARY.--After Zucchero, . , .

46. SIR FRANCIS DRAKE.-After a picture in the collection

18. STEPHEN GARDINER, Bishop of Winchester. - After

of the Marquis of Lothian, . . . . . 164

Holbein, . . . . . . . . .

47. FOTHERINGAY CHURCH, with site of the Castle.

19. TRAITORS' Gate, Tower of London.-From a view by

Whalley's Northamptonshire, . . . . . 166

Storer, . . . . . . . . .

48. Curious SILVER WATCH OF MARY QUEEN OF Scots, in

20. WOODSTOCK, Oxfordshire, as existing A.D. 1714, . . 57 the possession of Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, Bart., . 177

21. PLACE OF BISHOP HOOPER'S MARTYRDOM, Gloucester. 49. COURT OF THE CASTLE OF BLOIS.-From France Monu-

-From a sketch on the spot, . . . . .

mentale et Pittoresque, . . . . . . 181

22. NICHOLAS RIDLEY, Bishop of London.-From a rare 50. SIR JOHN HAWKINS. ---From the “Heroologia," . . 182

print,. .

. . . . . 51. SIR MARTIN FROBISHER.–From the “Heroologia," · 182

2. Hugh LATIMER, Bishop of Worcester.– From a rare 52. TILBURY FORT, on the Thames.-View by Stanfield, . 183

print, . :

53. THE SPANISH ARMADA.- From the ancient Tapestry in

24. THE MARTYRS' MEMORIAL, Oxford.-From a view by

Orford_From a view by

the House of Lords, . . . . . . . 185

Mackenzie, . . . . .

54. ROBERT DEVEREUX, Earl of Essex.-After Oliver, . 188

25. HATFIELD House, Hertfordshire.-From Hall's B

55. PLAN—THE HARBOUR OF CADIZ, . . . . . 190

ronial Halls, . . . . .

56. SIR ROBERT CECIL, afterwards Earl of Salisbury.-

26. PLAN OF CALAIS AND ITS APPROACHES in the Sixteenth

From a print by Houbraken, . . . . . 191

Century, . . . . . . . . .

57. Essex HOUSE, London, from the River. After Hollar, 193

27. CALAIS, THE OLD BELFRY, &c.- From Voyages dans 58. SIR EDWARD COKE.- From a print by Houbraken, . 195

l'Ancienne France, . . . . . . .

59. PRIEST WEARING LIRIPOOP AND EMBROIDERED GIRDLE.

28. SHIP OF THE TIME.-From a print attributed to Augus-

-- From the Royal MSS. . . . . . . 202

tus Ryther, . . . . . . . .

60. WILLIAM TYNDAL.–From the “Heroologia," . . 209

29. QUEEK ELIZABETH.—After Zucchero, . . . . 61. CHAINED BIBLE IN THE CHURCH OF Sr. Crux, York.

30. SIR WILLIAM CECIL, afterwards Lord Burghley.-From

Drawn by J. W. Archer, from his sketch on the spot, 210

a rare print by Vertue, . . . . . 75 | 62. THE BURNING PLACE IN SMITHFIELD-MARTYRDOM OF

31. STATE BARGE OF THE PERIOD, AND WATER PROCESSION.

ANNE ASKEW AND OTHERS, . . .

. 217

-From a print by Vischer, . . . . . 76 63. MILES COVERDALE.-From a rare print, . . .222

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