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THE POPULAR

HISTORY OF ENGLAND.

BY

CHARLES KNIGHT.

VOLUME V.

FROM THE REIGN OF WILLIAM III. TO GEORGE II.

First American Edition.

NEW YORK
JOHN WURTELE LOVELL,

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CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.-A.D. 1694 to A.D. 1696.

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CHAPTER IV.-A.D. 1698 to A.D.'1699.

Question of the Succession to the Crown of Spain.-The Partition Treaties.--Negotia

tions at Loo.-Correspondence of the king with his ministers.---First Partition Treaty

signed. - The new Parliament.-The troops disbanded. --William's mortification. -A

rash resolve, and a calmer judgment. The Dutch guards dismissed.-Penal law

against Catholics.-Portland and Albemarle.— Admiral Rooke in the Baltic.-Policy

of Louis the Fourteenth.

71-87

CHAPTER V.-A.D. 1700 to A.D. 1702.

CHAPTER VI.-A.D. 1702 to A.D. 1703.

CHAPTER VII.-A.D. 1704.

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Marlborough's Campaign of 1705.-His disappointment and anxieties. He forces the

French lines.-Retreat of the French under Villeroy.--New Parliament.--State of

Parties.-The Regency Bill.-Cry of the Church in danger.-Marlborough's Cam-

paign of 1706 in the Netherlands. - The French and Bavarian armies under Villeroy

pass the Dyle. The battle of Ramilies.-Results of the Victory.

164-175

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