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Thomas Babington Macaulay - The History of England From the Accession of James II - Vol. i

Thomas Babington Macaulay - The History of England From the Accession of James II - Vol. i

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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II, VOLUME 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay. Philadelphia Porter & Coates VOL. I.
 
Contents
VOLUME. I. DETAILED CONTENTS HISTORY OF ENGLAND. CHAPTER I. CHAPTER II. CHAPTER III. CHAPTER IV. CHAPTER V.
 
DETAILED CONTENTS CHAPTER I.
CHAPTER I. Introduction Britain under the Romans Britain under the Saxons Conversion of the Saxons to Christianity Danish Invasions; The Normans The Norman Conquest Separation of England and Normandy Amalgamation of Races English Conquests on the Continent Wars of the Roses Extinction of Villenage Beneficial Operation of the Roman Catholic Religion The early English Polity often misrepresented, and why? Nature of the Limited Monarchies of the Middle Ages Prerogatives of the early English Kings Limitations of the Prerogative Resistance an ordinary Check on Tyranny in the Middle Ages Peculiar Character of the English Aristocracy Government of the Tudors Limited Monarchies of the Middle Ages generally turned into Absolute Monarchies The English Monarchy a singular Exception The Reformation and its Effects Origin of the Church of England Her peculiar Character Relation in which she stood to the Crown The Puritans Their Republican Spirit No systematic parliamentary Opposition offered to the Government of Elizabeth Question of the Monopolies Scotland and Ireland become Parts of the same Empire