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THE
H IS TO RY

OF THE LIFE OF
KING HENRY THE SECOND,
AND OF THE AGE IN WHICH HE LIVED,
IN FI V E BOOKS:

I TO WHICH IS PREFIXED

A History of the Revolutions of England
From the Death of EDWARD the Confeffor

To the Birth of HENRY the Second :
BY GEORGE LORD LYTTELTON..

A NEW EDITION, ÇoRRE ČT ED.
. VOLUME THÉ SE COND.

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PRINTED FOR J. DODSLE Y, IN PALL-MALL.

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BOOK I. MI HE clergy having so unanimously de-BOOK I.

clared for Matilda, almost all Engiand

was induced by their powerful influence, and by the fear, which the defeat and captivity of the king had brought on his party, to think likewise of submitting to the government of that lady, except the single county of Kent, which the queen maintained for her husband, with the affistance of his favorite, William of Ipres. This general, vid. auctores immediately after the battle of Lincolo, re-citat. ut fuprà. tired thither with most of the mercenary, troops, encouraged the people of that county, who had been always well-affected to Stephen, and drew to his standard all the bravest of that prince's friends, who daily came in from every part of the kingdom; some of them hoping to serve their unfortunate master, and others to obVOL. II.

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