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The INVASION of JULIUS CÆSAR
The REVOLUTION in 1688.
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
By DAVID HUME, Efq;
A NEW EDITION, Corrected.
To which is added, a COMPLETE INDEX.
PRINTED FOR THE UNITED COMPANY OF BOOK-
Queen's popularity.-Re-establishment of the proteftant reli-
gion.-A parliament.-Peace with France.-Difguft be-
tween the queen and Mary queen of Scots.-Affairs of
Scotland.-Reformation in Scotland.-Civil wars in Scot-
land.-Interpofal of the queen in the affairs of Scotland.-
· Settlement of Scotland.-French affairs.-Arrival of
Mary in Scotland.-Bigotry of the Scotch reformers.—
State of Europe.-Civil wars of France.-Havre de Grace
put in poffeffion of the English.-A parliament.-Havre
Loft.-Affairs of Scotland. The queen of Scots marries the
earl of Darnley.-Confederacy against the proteftants.-
Murder of Rizzio.-A parliament.-Marder of Darn-
ley.--Queen of Scots marries Bothwell.-Infurrections in
Scotland.-Imprisonment of Mary.-Mary flies into Eng-
land.-Conferences at York and Hampton-Court.
Character of the puritans.-Duke of Norfolk's confpiracy.-
Infurrection in the north.-Assassination of the earl of
Murray.-Aparliament.-Civil wars of France.-Affairs
of the Low Countries.-New confpiracy of the duke of
Norfolk.-Trial of Norfolk. His execution.-Affairs of
Scotland.-French affairs.-Mallacre of Paris.-French
affairs-Civil wars of the Low Countries.-Aparliament.
Affairs of Scotland.Spanish affairs.. Sir Francis
Drake. A parliament.- -Negociations of marriage
with the duke of Anjou.. -Affairs of Scotland.-Letter
of queen Mary to Elizabeth.- -Confpiracies in England,
-A parliament.-The ecclefiaftical commiffion.-Af-
fairs of the Low Countries.Hoftilities with Spain.
Zeal of the Catholics. Babington's confpiracy.-Mary
affents to the confpiracy. The confpirators feized and
executed. Refolution to try the queen of Scots.
The commiffioners prevail on her to fubmit to the trial.-
The trial.Sentence against Mary. -Interpofition of
king James.- Reafons for the exceution of Mary.-
The execution.-Mary's character.-The queen's affected
forrow.-Drake deftroys the Spanish fleet at Cadiz.
Philip projects the invafion of England.-The invincible
armada.-Preparations in England.The armada ar-
rives in the channel.Defeated.-A parliament.-Ex-
pedition against Portugal.-Affairs of Scotland.
French affairs.-Murder of the duke of Guife.-Murder of
Henry the third.-Progrefs of Henry the fourth.-Na-
val enterprizes against Spain. A parliament-Henry
the fourth embraces the catholic religion.-
fairs.Naval enterprizes.-A parliament.-Peace of
State of Ireland.-Tyrone's rebellion.-Effex fent over to
Ireland.-His ill fuccefs.-Returns to England.-Is dif
graced.-His intrigues.-His infurrection. His trial
and execution.French affairs.-Mountjoy's fuccefs in
Ireland.-Defeat of the Spaniards and Irifb.-A parli-
Government of England.-Revenues.--Commerce.-Military
CHA P. XXXIX.
Queen's popularity.Re-establishment of the proteftant
́N a nation fo divided as the English, it could scarcely CHA P. be expected, that the death of one fovereign, and XXXIX. the acceffion of another, who was generally believed to have embraced oppofite principles to those which prevail- 1558. ed, could be the object of universal fatisfaction: Yet Queen's fo much were men difpleafed with the prefent con- popularity. duct of affairs, and such apprehenfions were entertained of futurity, that the people, overlooking their theological difputes, expreffed a general and unfeigned joy that the scepter had paffed into the hand of Elizabeth. That princesshad discovered great prudence in her conduct during the reign of her fifter; and as men were sensible of the imminent danger, to which she was every moment expofed, compaffion towards her fituation, and concern for her fafety, had rendered her, to an uncommon degree, VOL. V.