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Massey's vigorous Defence of Gloucester, ....
Essex. obliges the King to raise the Siegė,
Battle 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,
1644. Apparent Advantages of the Royalists,
Order and Discipline of the Parliamentary Forces,
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 Newburys
Rise and Character of the Independents,.
Dissension between Manchester and Cromwell,
A new Model of the Army projected by the Independents, 284
1645. Fairfax; Cromwell,
Treaty of Uxbridge,
The Commissioners disagree and separate,
Execution of Laud,.
Toleration equally unknown to both Parties,
1646. Montrose's Victories,
Is joined by Lord Napier of Merchiston,
Defeats Lord Elcho at Perth,
Puts to Flight Lord Burley at Aberdeen,
Obtains a Victory at Innerlochy,.
Vanquishes Urrey and Baillie,
New Model of the Parliamentary Army,
Disorders and License of the Royal Forces,
Leicester taken by the King,.
Battle of Naseby,.
Charles obliged to quit the Field,
His Cabinet with Copies of his Letters seized,
The Royalists defeated by Fairfax at Lamport,
Surrender of Bristol,
ho The West conquered by Fairfax,.
Hereford taken, Chester surrendered,
Victory of Montrose at Kilsyth,.
He is defeated by Lesly, .
Distressed Situation of the King,
Failure of his Attempt to obtain Aid from Ireland, 319
Ecclesiastical Affairs ; Presbyterianism established, 319
Toleration refused to Protestant Sectaries, .
The King resolves to seek Protection from the Scots,.... 322
He goes to their Camp at Newark,
Is treated with Harshness and Rigor,.
Garrisons surrendered, and the War concluded,
Negotiation between the Scottish Commissioners and the
1647. The King delivered up by the Scots,
Death of Essex,
A Military Parliament formed by Cror well and others, .. 334
The King seized by Joyce, ....
Hypocritical Artfulness of Cromwell,.
The Army marches against the Parliament,
Heavy Taxes levied by Parliament,....
Their Extortions and Séverities against the Episcopal
Their Tyranny and Hypocrisy,.
Are obliged to submit to the Army,.
J'he King treated with greater Lenity,
He entertains Hopes of Accommodation with the Gen-
The Parliament temporizes,
Is subdued by the Army,
The King is brought to Hampton Court,
He flics to the Isle of Wight,....
Cromwell quells the Disorders of the Army,
A Council of Officers resolve to bring the King to Trial,. 351
1648 Vote of Non-Addresses ; the King dethroned,
His Confinement and pious Resignation .....
Second Civil War; Alarm of the Presbyterians,
Invasion from Scotland,
Discontent and Contentions in England,
The Parliament resolve to negotiate with the King, 359
Treaty of Newport,
The King's Dignity and Talents,.
Discussion of Terms, and the Treaty protracted,.
Civil War and Invasion repressed,
Surrender of Colchester ; Execution of Lucas and Lisle,. 365
The King scized again by the Army,
The House purged by Colonel Pride,
Its violent Proceedings ; Terror of the Nation,
1949. Passes a Vote for trying the King,
He is conducted to London,
The High Court of Justice constituted in Westminster
The King's Trial,
His dignified Behavior; refuses to recognize the Author-
ity of his Judges,
Astonishment of the People and of foreiga Nations,.... 375
1649 State of England,
The Independents supported solely by the Army,
State of Scotland ; Proclamation of Charles II.,
State of Ireland,
Divisions among the Irish,
Cromwell appointed Lieutenant,
Oppressive Enactments of Parliament,
Siege of Dublin raised,
Tredah stormed, and the Garrison slaughtered by Crom-
Wexford and other Towns reduced,.
1650. Charles invited to Scotland by the Covenanters,
He resolves to comply,
Landing of Montrose in Scotland,
He is taken Prisoner,.
Is condemned and treated ignominiously,
Rigorous Treatment of the King by the Covenanters,
His degraded Condition,.
Cromwell leads an Army into Scotland,..
Battle of Dunbar,
1661. Embarrassing Situation of the King,
He leads his Army into England,
Battle of Worcester,
The King's Escape,
Arrives in Normandy,
Thé. Commonwealth; rigorous Austerity of the Repub-
Naval Enterprises of Blake,
Ireland reduced to Tranquillity,
Scotland subdued and pacified,
1652. Dutch War,
The Navigation Act,
Naval Encounter between Tromp and Blake,
Various Sea Engagements,
1653. Victory gained by Blake,
Dissension between the Military and Civil Power,. 433
Cromwell dissolves and expels the Parliament,
1663, Cromwell's Birth, and Private Life, . ...
He receives congratulatory Addresses,...........
Fanaticism of its Members,
They are dişmişsed,,
Cromwell made Protector,........
1654, Peace with. Holland,
Severity of Cromwell's: Administration,...
A new Parliament,
Compelled to recognize Cromwell's Authority;
1665. Are, dismissed,
Insurrection of the Royalists,
Oppression of the Government,
State of Europe, ...
Pacification by the Treaty of Westphalid,
Charles, obliged to retire from France,
War with Spain,
Exploits of Blake in the Mediterranean,
1856. Naval Successes,
Death of Admiral Blake,
Domestic Administration of Cromwell,