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1628. Apprehensions of an Insurrection,..
The third Parliament, (March 17th,)
The Commons express the Grievances of the Nation,
PETITION OF RIGHT,
Arguments for and against it, .
Moderation of the House of Lords,
The King endeavors to evade it,
It passes both Houses,
The vague Answer of Charles,
Dr. Manwaring's Sermon.
Charles gives his Assent to the Petition of Right,
The King prorogues the Parliament, (June 26th,)
Assassination of Buckingham by Felton, (Aug. 23d.).
1637 State of the Kingdom, ..
Duscontents in Scotland,.
Intruduction of the Canons and Liturgy, (1635,)
Tumult at Edinburgh, .
1638. The Covenant,
A General Assembly,
Episcopacy abolished, .
1639. Preparation of the Covenanters for War,
Michelson, a Prophetess,
The King marches with an Army to reduce the Scots, ... 108
They crave to be admitted to a Treaty,
Imprudent Conduct of Charles,
The War with Scotland renewed,
1640 Fourth English Parliament,
State of Parties,
Dissolution of Parliament,
Discontents in England,.
The King's Necessities,
He marches against the Scots,
Rout at Newburn,.
Treaty at Rippon,.
A great Council of the Peers,
He is impeached by the Commons,
Impeachment of Archbishop Laud,..
The Lord Keeper Finch flies into Holland,
Secretary Windebank fies,
Great Authority of the Commons,
Character of its leading Members,
Former Sentences against Prynne and other Libellers,
The Scotch Army paid by the Parliament,..
The Bishops attacked,..
The Catholics attacked,
Tonnage and Poundage,.
The King changes his Ministry,
A Bill of Attainder passes the Commons against Strafford, 16%
Charles gives his Assent by Commission to the Bill of
Attainder; also to the Bill rendering Parliament per-
Execution of Strafford,
High Commission and Star Chamber abolished,
The King's Journey to Scotland,
Seditious Petitions to Parliament,
A Majority in both Houses against the King, ............. 214
The Attempts of Parliament for Military Power,...... 215
Invitation of Commons to the King to fix his Resider.co
The King's Answer,
The King arrives at York,
He is supported by a considerable Party,
The Gates of Hull shut against the King,
Preparations for War,..
Loans of Money and Plate for Support of Forces, 223
Preparations of the King,
The Nineteen Propositions of Parliament, .
The King's Answer,
642 Commencement of the Civil War,
State of Parties,
State of the King's Forces,
Overtures for a Treaty,
Portsmouth taken by the Parliament,
Charles's Declaration before his Army,
Battle of Edgehill, (Oct. 23d,)..
1843 Negotiation at Oxford,
The Earl of Essex takes Reading,
The Earl of Newcastle's Exertions in the North,.
Successes of Sir William Waller,
Victorics of the Royalists in the West,
Battle of Stratton, (May 16th,)
Battle of Lansdown, (July 5th,).
Battle of Roundway Down, (July 13th,)
Death of Hambden,
Prince Rupert lays Siege to and takes Bristol, (July 25th,) 248
Siege of Gloucester,
State of the Parliamentary Party in London,.
Conspiracy of Waller against the Parliament,
Petitions to Parliament for Peace,
Massey's vigorous Defence of Gloucester, .
Essex obliges the King to raise the Siege,.
Battie of Newbury, (Sept. 20th,)..
Death and Character of Falkland,
Actions in the North,...
The Scotch Covenanters,
Commissioners sent by the Parliament to Oxford, .
Solemn League and Covenant,
Subscribed by the English Parliament,
Arming of the Scots,
State of Ireland,
Apparent Advantages of the Royalists,
Order and Discipline of the Parliamentary Forces, 269
The King forms a Parliament at Oxford,
His Solicitations for a Treaty; evaded by the Parliament, 270
Death of Pym,.....
The Forces drawn from Ireland defeated by Fairfax, 272
Invasion of the Scots,....
The Queen flies to Exeter,
Siege of York raised on the Approach of Prince Rupert,. 275
Battle of Marston Moor,....
The Marquis of Newcastle retires in Disgust,
Battle of Cropredy Bridge, ...
Essex's Forces disarmed,.
Second Battle of Newbury,
Rise and Character of the Independents,..
Dissension between Manchester and Cromwell,
A new Model of the Army projected by the Independents, 284
1816. Fairfax ; Cromwell, .
Treaty of Uxbridge,..
The Commissioners disagree and separate, .
Execution of Laud,..
Toler ation equally unknown to both Parties,