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THE POPULAR

HISTORY OF ENGLAND:

An Illustrated History

OF SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENT FROM THE EARLIEST

PERIOD TO OUR OWN TIMES.

BY CHARLES KNIGHT.

VOLUME V.

FROM THE REVOLUTION OF 1688, TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE I.

BOSTON:
ESTES AND LAURIAT, 143, WASHINGTON STREET.

1874.

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CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER II.-A.D. 1689 to A.D. 1714.

CHAPTER III.-A.D. 1689 to A.D. 1714.

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CONTENTS.

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CHAPTER VII.-A.D. 1689 to A.D. 1690.

CHAPTER IX.-A.D. 1690 to A.D. 1695.

Judges—The King leaves for Holland-Threatened Invasion-Declaration of James

- Battle of La Hogue-Siege of Namur-Grandval's Plot to Assassinate William,

Battle of Steinkirk - Parliament- Debate on the Battle of Steinkirk-Court-Martial

on Grandval – Crime and Public Distress - Commencement of the National Debt-

The Licensing Act expires-Parliamentary Reform-Place Bill-Bill for Triennial

Parliaments—The King's Veto- Murder of Mountfort, the Player-Trial of Lord

Mohun

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