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THE

HISTORY OF ENGLAND

FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES THE SECOND).

BY

LORD MACAULAY.

VOLUME III,

LONDON:

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, LONGMANS, & ROBERTS.

1859.

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Page

Danby

143

Bishop Compton

144

Nottingham

145

Lumley ; Invitation to William despatched

146

Conduct of Mary

148

Difficulties of William's Enterprise

149

Conduct of James after the Trial of the Bishops

154

Dismissions and Promotions

155

Proceedings of the High Commission. Sprat resigns his Seat 158

Discontent of the Clergy; Transactions at Oxford

159

Discontent of the Gentry

160

Discontent of the Army

161

Irish Troops brought over ; public Indignation

163

Lillibullero

169

Politics of the United Provinces ; Errors of the French King 170

His Quarrel with the Pope concerning Franchises

173

The Archbishopric of Cologne

175

Skilful Management of William

176

His military and naval Preparations

178

He receives numerous Assurances of Support from England 179

Sunderland

181

Anxiety of William

185

Warnings conveyed to James

186

Exertions of Lewis to save James

188

James frustrates them

189

The French Armies invade Germany

192

William obtains the Sanction of the States General to his Ex-

pedition

193

Schomberg

195

British Adventurers at the Hague

196

William's Declaration

197

James roused to a Sense of his Danger

200

His naval Means

201

His military Means

202

He attempts to conciliate his Subjects

203

He gives Audience to the Bishops

204

His Concessions ill received

206

Proofs of the Birth of the Prince of Wales submitted to the

Privy Council

210

Disgrace of Sunderland

211

William takes leave of the States of Holland

213

He embarks and sails; he is driven back by a Storm

214

His Declaration arrives in England ; James questions the

Lords

215

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