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Joy of the Public at the Coronation,.
A Parliament; unanimous Recognition of the Queen's
The Queen's Supremacy established,
The Laws of King Edward in regard to Religion confirmed, 9
1559. The Liturgy in the vulgar Tongue again introduced,.............. 10
The Commons address the Queen to fix her Choice of a ·
Disgust between the Queen and Mary Queen of Scots, 14
Prudent Government of the Queen Regent,
John Knox returns from Geneva,
High Pretensions of the Congregation,
The Queen Regent forms an Accommodation with them,.. 22
Animosities again break out between them,..
Interposition of Elizabeth in Scotch Affairs,
She supports the Cause of the Reformers,
Settlement of Scotland by the Treaty of Edinburgh,
The Genius and Capacity of Elizabeth in this Transaction, 28
Rigorous Measures of the Scotch Reformers,
French Affairs; Prevalence of the Reformed Doctrines, 30
The Guise Faction support the ancient Religion,
1561. Elizabeth refuses Mary a Safe-conduct through England,.. 33
She receives various Proposals of Marriage,
Her rigorous Treatment of Catharine Gray and Lord Hert-
Mary is insulted on account of her Religion,
Contumelious Behavior of John Knox to the Queen,.
Poverty and morose Zeal of the Scotch Preachers,
Mary sends an Ambassador to Elizabeth,
Bigotry and Ambition of Philip,
Havre de Grace put in Possession of the English,
A Parliament; Address to the Queen to choose a Husband,
or appoint her Successor,
She returns an evasive Answer,
The French Hugonots make a separate Peace,.
Apparent Friendship between Elizabeth and Mary,
Artful Schemes of Elizabeth to elude them,
Lord Darnley proposed as Husband to Mary,
Factious Discontents of the Nobility and Reformers,
Elizabeth's Dissimulation, and harsh Treatment of them,
A Parliament; they urge a Settlement of the Succession, 77
1567. Mary's Friends increase in England,
Murder of Darnley,
Bothwell and others accused of it,
Mock Trial and Acquittal of Bothwell,
Mary carried off by Bothwell,
She marries him,
Surmises of Mary's having concurred in the Murder of
1568 Mary effects her Escape,.
Elizabeth sends an Ambassador to Scotland,.
Mary compelled to resign her Crown,
Earl of Murray assumes the Regency,
Elizabeth's cautious Behavior towards her,
Conferences at York and Hampton Court,
Murray accuses Mary of being accessary to the Assassina-
Mary's Commissioners refuse to answer,
1568. Character of the Puritans,.
Their Objections to Ceremonies and sacerdotal Vestments, 115
1569. Duke of Norfolk's Conspiracy,
A Marriage between him and Mary projected,
He gains the Consent of several of the English Nobility, 121
The Scheme is discovered by Elizabeth,
The Duke is committed to the Tower,
Politic Conduct of Elizabeth and Mary,
1571. A Negotiation between Elizabeth and Scotch Commis-
Civil Wars of France,
Battle of Jarnac; Prince of Condé killed,
The Insincerity of Elizabeth apparent,.
A new Parliament; forbidden to meddle with Matters of
Affairs of the Low Countries,.
Philip's arbitrary Government,
He appoints the Duke of Alva Governor,
New Conspiracy of the Duke of Norfolk,
The Commons petition for the Trial of Mary,
Scotch Affairs; the Kingdom in a State of Confusion,.
French Affairs; "Dissimulation of Charles,
The Queen's Jealousy as to Innovations in Religion,
She infringes the Privileges of the Members, •
She makes a prudent Concession,
Her high Claims of Prerogative overawe the Parliament, 138
1573. The Hugonots again fly to Arms,
1574. Death of the King of France,
1576. The Duke of Guise lays the Foundation of the League,. 163
1579. Elizabeth takes part with the Hugonots,
Civil Wars of the Low Countries,
William, Prince of Orange, is declared a Rebel,
He lays the Foundation of the Dutch Commonwealth,... 166
The Hollanders offer the Sovereignty of their Provinces
She concludes a Treaty with them,
1580. Affairs of Scotland; Morton resigns the Regency,..
1581 A Parliament; severe Laws against the Catholics,.
The Queen hesitates; Sir Philip Sidney's Letter,
Sir Francis Drake attacks the Spaniards in South America, 180
Mary more rigorously confined,
A new Parliament,.
Rigorous Law against Jesuits and Popish Priests,.
The Ecclesiastical Court,.
Affairs of Scotland; the King's Person seized by Gowry
1583. Letter of Mary to Elizabeth,
James makes his Escape, and assumes the Government,.. 195
1584. He summons a Parliament; Tranquillity is restored,
Vigilance of the Queen's Ministers,