The Student's Summary of the Principal Events in English History with Notes

The Student's Summary of the Principal Events in English History with Notes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...stronghold, he wasted his strength in small expeditions in Munster and Leinster. When he did march north, his troops were worn out and refused to fight. Instead of fighting with Tyrone he made peace with him, granting him very favourable terms. Then he left Ireland and crossed over to England, that he might persuade Elizabeth to agree to what he had done. He hoped that the.Queen's fon ess for him was strong enough to lead her to agree to anything that he mi t propose."--( Creighton. ) (1) The Queen and the 00 0ns.--"The submissiveness with which the majority 01 the Commons fo so many years bowed to the haughty words and harsh acts of Elizabeth, we due in a great measure not to ignorance of their unconstitutional character r a lack of spirit to resist, but to a deep conviction of the perils and dan rs which threatened the reformed religion and the national independence, upled with a firm reliance on the patriotic An Act passed for the relief of the poor (an), 1601 (the foundation of our modern poor-laws.)--' Defeat of the Irish and Spaniards at K.insa1e, _16-01 by Lord Mountjoy, Lord Deputy, ' Surrender of Hugh O'Neil, Earl of Tyrone, and _160.3 end of the Irish rebellion, ' ' Death of Elizabeth in her palace at Richmond (bb). _1603 Buried in Henry VII. 's chapel, Westminster Abbey, ' MISCELL/NEOUS.--Tl1e persecution of the protestants in the Netherlands drove many skilled workmen to England, who introduced many improvements in the weaving, dyeing, and dressing oi' cloth. The Rev. William Lee, of Nottingham, invented the stocking frame. (He was driven from the town, and died in France in great poverty). Tea was imported tom China. by the Dutch. Potatoes, from Santa Fe (S. America), courage and wisdom of the...
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236837975
  • 9781236837974