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A Parallel History of France and England: Consisting of Outlines and Dates
Charlotte Mary Yonge
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Page 45 - The endeavour has not been to chronicle facts, but to put together a series of pictures of persons and events, so as to arrest the attention, and give some individuality and distinctness to the recollection, by gathering together details of the most memorable moments. The
Page 45 - The Heir of Redclyffe." Extra fcap. 8vo. Second Edition, enlarged. 3^. (>J. The endeavour has not been to chronicle facts, but to put together a series of pictures of persons and events, so as to arrest the attention, and give some individuality and distinctness to the recollection, by gathering together details at the most memorable moments. The
Page 45 - European History, Narrated in a Series of Historical Selections from the best Authorities. Edited and arranged by EM SEWELL and CM YONGE. First Series, crown 8vo. 6s. ; Second Series, 1088-1228, crown 8vo. 6s. Third Edition. " We know of scarcely anything," says the GUARDIAN, of this volume, "which is so likely to raise to a higher level the average standard of English education
Page 45 - CAMEOS FROM ENGLISH HISTORY.— FROM ROLLO TO EDWARD II. By the Author of "The Heir of Redclyffe.
Page 28 - Roman pontiff. Thus it was not until the time of Paul III (1534-1549) that any effective steps were taken. This pope announced a council that would meet at Mantua on May 23, 1537, but the political and religious strife prevented the gathering from taking place; an attempt to convoke a council at Vicenza...
Page 24 - ... trouble of the world, the desire of the common people for truth and social righteousness, the spreading knowledge of the time, all those things were merely counters in the imaginations of princely diplomacy. Henry VIII of England, who had begun his career with a book against heresy, and who had been rewarded by the Pope with the title of "Defender of the Faith...
Page 41 - Fontainebleau, in the splendid gallery of Henry II. After having had two sons, the Count de Paris (born 24th of August, 1838), and the Duke de Chartres (born November 9, 1840), the Duchess met with an overwhelming domestic calamity by the sudden death of her husband. On the 13th of July, 1842, the Duke of Orleans was killed by a fall from his carriage. The Duchess bore her loss with heroic resignation, and gave vent to her harrowed feelings only in retirement. She then, and ever since, in most eventful...
Page 22 - Appointment of the king's consort Elizabeth, queen of England, the king's kinsman Thomas, Cardinal Archbishop of Canterbury, the king's brothers George, Duke of Clarence, and Richard, Duke of Gloucester, Robert, Bishop of Bath and Wells, and Chancellor, L. Bishop of Durham,1 E.