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Morton, regent of Scotland

Severe proceedings against

the Puritans

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Romish efforts; the prince of Orange murdered

Detection of Crichton, a Scottish Jesuit

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Mary Stuart's situation

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Repeated conspiracies

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State of the Netherlands

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Sir Philip Sidney

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Babington's conspiracy .

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Dress

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Trades, manufactures, and commerce

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Travelling and inns

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Medicine.

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Laws and constitution

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Education

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The English language

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Specimens from various writers

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LIST' OF ENGRAVINGS.

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Page The children of Henry vii.

1 A horse litter

11 Henry vir.'s Chapel

13 Henry vil. and abbot Islip

17 Portrait of Henry vill.

20 The meeting of the kings of England and France

37 Death of cardinal Wolsey

63 Sir Thomas More and his family

79 English Bibles placed in churches

95 Henry vill. presenting the English Bible to the clergy and nobility

101 Edward vi, refusing to stand upon a Bible Bishop Latimer preaching before king Edward vi.

132 Edward vi. granting the charters for the hospitals

145 The Holy Bible

149 Portrait of lady Jane Grey Portrait of queen Mary

157 The English parliament receiving absolution from the pope's legate

173 An inscription on Aldham Common to commemorate the martyrdom of Dr. Taylor

177 The manner of imprisoning the Protestants in the days of queen Mary

185 Twenty-two Protestants pinioned and driven from Colchester to London

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Page Portrait of queen Elizabeth

201 Nonsuch Palace, in the reign of queen Elizabeth

214 Portrait of Mary Stuart, queen of Scotland

221 St. Paul's Cathedral, in the fifteenth century

225 Medal struck by order of pope Gregory xiii. in commemoration of the massacre of the Protestants at Paris

268 Queen Elizabeth on a progress

276 Ships of the Spanish Armada and of the English fleet

314 Queen Elizabeth at Tilbury

318 The last illness of queen Elizabeth Moreton Hall

360 A room in an ancient mansion at Ipswich Oxnead Hall

366 Shooting-butts

381 An ancient printing office

384 English costume

397 Female costume .

401 The Royal Exchange

411 Large ships

413 An ancient inn, in its present state

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From 22nd of August, 1485, to 21st of April, 1509. HENRY VII. was proclaimed king of England on the battle-field of Bosworth. After resting two days, he proceeded towards London, which he entered August 28, 1485, when he offered his three principal standards at St. Paul's church.

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