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H I STORY
E N G L A N D,
The INVASION of JULIUS CÆSAR
The REVOLUTION in 1688.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES,
By DAVID HUME, Esq;
A NEW EDITION, Corrected.
To which is added, a COMPLETE INDE X.
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FIFTH V O L U M E.
E L I Z A B E T H.
CHA P. XXXIX. Queen's popularity.--Re-establishment of the protestant reli
gion. A parliament.-- Peace with France.- Disgust between the queen and Mary queen of Scots.—Affairs of Scotland.- Reformation in Scotland.-Civil wars in Scotland.- Interposal of the queen in the affairs of Scotland.Settlement of Scotland.-French affairs.- Arrival of Mary in Scotland.-Bigotry of the Scotch reformers. Wife government of Elizabeth.
State of Europe.--Civil wars of France.--Havre de Grace
put in polèfon of the English.--A parliament.-Havre left.--Affairs of Scotland. The queen of Scots marries the earl of Darnley.--Confederacy against the protestants.Murder of Rizzio.--A parliament.-Marder of Darnley.-- Queen of Scots marries Bothwell.— Insurrections in Scotland.— Imprisonment of Mary.—Mary flies into England.-Conferences at York and Hampton-Court. 52
Character of the puritans.-Duke of Norfolk's.conspiracy:
Insurrection in the north.-- Afasination of the earl of Murray.- A parliament.-Civil wars of France. --Affairs
the duke of Norfolk.–Trial of Norfolk. His execution.-- Affairs of Scotland.- French affairs.--Masacre of Paris.-French affairs. --Livil wars of the Low
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State of Ireland.-Tyrone's rebellion.--Esex sent over to
Ireland.His ill success.- Returns to England.- Is dif-
Defeat of the Spaniards and Irish.--A parli-
Queen's popularity.--Re-establishment of the protestant religion. A parliament. Peace with France. Disgust between the queen and Mary queen of Scots. Affairs of Scotland. Reformation in Scotland.Civil wars in Scotland.- -Interposal of the queen in the affairs of Scotland Settlement of Scotland.French affairs.--Arrival of Mary in Scotland.Bigotry of the Scotch reformers.Wife government of Elizabeth,
Na nation so divided as the English, it could scarcely CHA P.
be expected, that the death of one sovereign, and XXXIX. the accession of another, who was generally believed to have embraced opposite principles to those which prevail- 1558. ed, could be the object of universal fatisfa&ion : Yet Queen's fo much were men displeased with the present con- popularity. du& of affairs, and such apprehensions were entertained of futurity, that the people, overlooking their theological disputes, expressed a general and unfeigned joy that the scepter had passed into the hand of Elizabeth. That princesshad discovered great prudencein hercondu&during the reign of her sister; and as men were sensible of the imminent danger, to which she was every moment exposed, compassion towards her situation, and concern for her safety, had rendered her, to an uncommon degree, Vol. V.