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THE LIBRARY

OF

Historic Characters

AND

Famous Events

OF ALL NATIONS AND

ALL AGES

WITH COMPLETE INDEX AND CHRONOLOGICAL

TABLES

EDITED BY PROFESSOR J. P. LAMBERTON

AND OTHERS

ILLUSTRATED with Photograv-
ures from Paintings by Great Artists
and from Authentic Portraits

Volume XI

BOSTON

J. B. MILLET CO.

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WILLIAM THE SILENT : .

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The Deliverance of Leyden. Assassination of William the Silent 13-19

RUDOLF OF HAPSBURG: The First of the Hapsburgs .

22–25
CHARLES I. OF ENGLAND: Execution of Charles I.

29-34

SIR HENRY Vant. .

41

CHARLES II. OF ENGLAND: The Great Fire of London.

47-54

JAMES II. OF ENGLAND:

60

Monmouth's Rebellion. English Society under the Stuarts.

63-68

VISCOUNT DUNDEE: Bonny Dundee. The Battle of Killiecrankie

THE STUART PRETENDERS.

83

JAMES EDWARD, THE OLD PRETENDER :

The Old Pretender in Scotland

86

CHARLES EDWARD, THE YOUNG PRETENDER:

89

The Escape of Charles Edward Stuart. Lochiel's Warning

93-97
FRANCIS OF Assisi: The Franciscan Order Established.

100-104
PAOLO SARPI: The Prohibition of Books by the Church .

108-111

JOHN CALVIN

115

AKBAR.

PRINCE EUGÈNE OF SAVOY

125

MARSHAL BERNADOTTE

129

Louis Kossuth: Hungarian Revolution of 1848

134-141

VOLTAIRE: Voltaire and Frederic the Great

144-157

JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU : Rousseau's Correspondence with Frederic II. 163-171

EDWARD GIBBON: The Coliseum of Rome

175-179

SIR JOHN MOORE:

183

The Battle of Corunna. The Burial of Sir John Moore

187-192
SIR ROBERT PEEL; Repeal of the Corn Laws

194-199
Richard COBDEN : Free Trade and Its Apostle.

203-206
JOHN BRIGHT: John Bright on the American Civil War

212–215

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