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Стр. 53 - King James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between King and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Стр. 288 - OB the 27th of May a more extended alliance was formed at Frankfort between the King of France, the emperor, the King of Prussia, the Elector Palatine, and the King of Sweden, in his quality of Landgrave of...
Стр. 180 - Balthazar Ayala, a Spanish writer who flourished about the same time, was not a casuist but a jurisconsult. He was Judge Advocate of the Spanish army in the Netherlands, under the Prince of Parma, to whom he addressed, in 1581, from the camp at Tournai, his treatise " De Jure et Officiis Bellicis." It is divided into three books; the first of which treats of war as viewed by the law of nations, with examples from Roman history and jurisprudence. The second book concerns military policy, and the third...
Стр. 210 - The Emperor was alarmed at the sudden and decisive success of the Turks ; and as Louis XIV. had died during the campaign, he was the more disposed to listen to the prayers of the Venetians for assistance. He was strongly exhorted to this step by Prince Eugene, who represented to him the danger that would accrue to his Italian, and even to his German, states, if the Turks should get possession of the Ionian Islands.
Стр. 9 - September 11, the allies reached the heights of Kahlenberg, within sight of Vienna, and announced their arrival to the beleaguered citizens by means of rockets. On the following day the Turks were attacked, and after a few hours' resistance completely routed.
Стр. 178 - France herself which became in turn the object of jealousy and alarm. Louis XIV., before the close of his reign, was thought to aim at being the universal monarch ; and Europe, to save herself from his extravagant ambition, formed new leagues to regulate the political balance. It was not, however, till towards the close of the seventeenth and beginning of the eighteenth century that all the materials were provided for this purpose. Great Britain finally took her proper station as one of the arbiters...
Стр. 7 - Tjeen waging so many years with Venice was on the side of the Turks a motive for concluding the truce of Vasvar ; but its details are uninteresting, and we therefore forbear to relate them. The siege of Candia, the capital of the island of that name, is, however, one of the most remarkable in history, having lasted from May 1667 till September 1669. After an attempt to relieve it with a large French force under the Duke...
Стр. 16 - Peterwaradin, in October 1698 ; and on January 26th 1699, treaties were signed between the Porte on one side and the Emperor, the King of Poland, and the Republic of Venice on the other. By the treaty with the Emperor the Porte ceded all Hungary (except the Banat of Temesvar), Transylvania, the greater part of Slavonia, and Croatia as far as the Unna.

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