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The Venerable Bede, Historiam ecclesiasticam gentis Anglorum (ed. Charles Plummer) 4 0 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 4 0 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 4 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 2 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 2 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Government, instrument of. (search)
by Town, 1; Devonshire, 11; Exeter, 2; Plymouth, 2; Clifton, Dartmouth, Hardness, 1; Totnes, 1; Barnstable, 1; Tiverton, 1; Honiton, 1; Dorsetshire, 6; Dorchester, 1; Weymouth and Melcomb-Regis, 1; Lyme-Regis, 1; Poole, 1; Durham, 2; City of Durham, 1; Essex, 13; Malden, 1; Colchester, 2; Gloucestershire, 5; Gloucester, 2; Tewkesbury, 1; Cirencester, 1; Herefordshire, 4; Hereford, 1; Leominster, 1; Hertfordshire, 5; St. Alban's, 1; Hertford, 1; Huntingdonshire, 3; Huntingdon, 1; Kent, 11; Canterbury, 2; Rochester, 1; Maidstone, 1 ; Dover, 1; Sandwich, 1; Queenborough, 1; Lancashire, 4; Preston, 1; Lancaster, 1; Liverpool, 1; Manchester, 1; Leicestershire, 4; Leicester, 2; Lincolnshire, 10; Lincoln, 2; Boston, 1; Grantham, 1; Stamford, 1; Great Grimsby, 1; Middlesex, 4; London, 6; Westminster, 2; Monmouthshire, 3; Norfolk, 10; Norwich, 2; Lynn-Regis, 2; Great Yarmouth, 2; Northamptonshire, 6; Peterborough, 1; Northampton, 1; Nottinghamshire, 4; Nottingham, 2; Northumberland, 3; Newcast
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Grand remonstrance, the. (search)
tion of it, and gave directions for an army of eight thousand foot and one thousand horse to be levied there, which were for the most part Papists. 76. The Parliament met upon the 13th of April, 1640. The Earl of Strafford and Archbishop of Canterbury, with their party, so prevailed with His Majesty, that the House of Commons was pressed to yield a supply for maintenance of the war with Scotland, before they had provided any relief for the great and pressing grievances of the people, which bthe evil counsellors and actors of these mischiefs have been so quelled. 122. By the justice done upon the Earl of Strafford, the flight of the Lord Finch and Secretary Windebanck. 123. The accusation and imprisonment of the Archbishop of Canterbury, of Judge Berkeley; and 124. The impeachment of divers other Bishops and Judges, that it is like not only to be an ease to the present times, but a preservation to the future. 125. The discontinuance of Parliaments is prevented by the Bil
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Great charter (search)
John came to the throne, he quarrelled with the pope over the appointment of an archbishop of Canterbury, which at last culminated in the whole country being placed under an interdict, the most terrid some had suffered in person, were also on the same side. Stephen Langton, the Archbishop of Canterbury, supported the barons and the people, and when it was seen that nothing but force would do, thhurch, and amendment of our kingdom; by advice of our venerable fathers, Stephen archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England, and cardinal of the Holy Roman Church; Henry archbishop of Dublin, Wiurity of the peace, or the majority of them, together with the aforesaid Stephen archbishop of Canterbury, if he can be present, and others whom he may think fit to bring with him; and if he cannot be we have caused to be made to them letters patent testimonial of my lord Stephen archbishop of Canterbury, my lord Henry archbishop of Dublin, and the bishops aforesaid, as also of Master Pandulph, fo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Magna Charta, (search)
Magna Charta, The Great Charter, whose fundamental parts were derived from Saxon charters, continued by Henry I. and his successors. On Nov. 20, 1214, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the barons met at St. Edmondsbury. On Jan. 6, 1215, they presented demands to King John, who deferred his answer. On May 19 they were censured by the pope. On May 24 they marched to London, and the King had to yield. The charter was settled by John at Runnymede, near Windsor, June 15, 1215, and often confirmed by Henry III. and his successors. The last grand charter was granted in 1224 by Edward I. The original manuscript charter is lost. The finest manuscript copy, which is at Lincoln, was reproduced by photographs in the National manuscripts, published by the British government, 1865. For the complete text see Great charter.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Parton, James 1822-1891 (search)
Parton, James 1822-1891 Author; born in Canterbury, England, Feb. 9, 1822; was brought to the United States when a child; received a common school education in New York City; removed to Newburyport, Mass., in 1875. His publications include Life of Horace Greeley; Life and times Of Aaron Burr; Life of Andrew Jackson; Life and times of Benjamin Franklin; Manual for the instruction of rings, Railroad and political, and how New York is governed; Famous Americans of recent times; The words of Washington; Life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, etc. He died in Newburyport, Mass., Oct. 17, 1891.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Purchas, Samuel 1577-1628 (search)
Purchas, Samuel 1577-1628 Clergyman; born in Thaxted, Essex, England, in 1577; is chiefly known by his famous work entitled Purchas his pilgrimages; or, relations of the world and the religion observed in all ages and places discovered from the creation until this present. It contains an account of voyages, religions, etc., and was published in five volumes in 1613. This, with Hakluyt's voyages, led the way to similar collections. The third volume relates to America, and contains the original narratives of the earliest English navigators and explorers of the North American continent. Purchas was rector of St. Martin's, Ludgate, and chaplain to Abbot, Archbishop of Canterbury. He died in London in 1628.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Quakers. (search)
land. The most prominent of Fox's disciples was William Penn, who did much to alleviate their sufferings. Many died in prison or from the effects of imprisonment. Grievous fines were imposed, a large portion of which went to informers. They were insulted by the lower classes; their women and children were dragged by the hair along the streets; their meetinghouses were robbed of their windows; and, by order of King Charles and the Arch- A Quaker at the Court of Charles II. bishop of Canterbury, in 1670, their meeting-houses were pulled down; and when they gathered for worship beside the ruins they were beaten over the head by soldiers and dispersed. In this way many were killed outright or disabled for life. A Quaker preacher in Litchfield, England. Constables and informers broke into their houses. The value of their property destroyed before the accession of William and Mary (1689) was estimated at $5,000,000. Besides this, they were fined to the amount of over $80,000, an
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Westminster Abbey. (search)
ed from the time of Edward the Confessor to the present, and many of them are buried there. The present church is mainly the work of Henry III. (1220-69) and Henry VII., who laid the corner-stone of the chapel which bears his name, Jan. 24, 1502. The western towers were rebuilt by George I. and George II. Westminster Abbey. The share of America in Westminster Abbey. The following article was written by the Venerable F. W. Farrar, D. D., Archdeacon of Westminster (now Dean of Canterbury): Westminster Abbey is most frequently entered by the great northern door, usually known as Solomon's Porch. I will, however, ask the courteous American visitor to walk through St. Margaret's church-yard, and round the western facade of the Abbey, and to enter by the door under Sir Christopher Wren's towers. Pass through the western door, and pause for a moment Where bubbles burst, and folly's dancing foam Melts if it cross the threshold. Of all the glory of this symbolic arc
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White, William 1748-1836 (search)
ia College in 1765; studied theology, and was admitted to priest's orders in England in April, 1772. Returning to Philadelphia, he became assistant minister of Christ Church and St. Peter's, and in April, 1779, was chosen rector of those churches. He was elected chaplain to Congress at York, Pa., in 1778. Dr. White presided at the first convention of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America in 1785, and the constitution of that Church was written by him. The diocese of Pennsylvania elected him bishop in 1786, and he was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Feb. 4, 1787, returning to Philadelphia on Easter Day. Bishop White was very active in the Church and in society. He was president of the Philadelphia Bible Society, of the Dispensary, of the Prison Society, and of the societies for the benefit of the deaf and dumb and the blind. William White. He published Memoirs of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., July 17, 1836.
Trevelyan; the former holds an appointment at the treasury, and Lady Trevelyan is a sister of Macaulay. In the evening quite a circle came in, among others Lady Emma Campbell, sister of the Duke of Argyll; the daughters of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who very kindly invited me to visit them at Lambeth; and Mr. Arthur Helps, besides many others whose names I need not mention. May 7 This evening our house was opened in a general way for callers, who were coming and going all the evenincurred to me that she was the head of an establishment. May 22, she writes to her husband, whose duties had obliged him to return to America: May 22. To-day we went to hear a sermon in behalf of the ragged schools by the Archbishop of Canterbury. My thoughts have been much saddened by the news which I received of the death of Mary Edmonson. May 30. The next day from my last letter came off Miss Greenfield's concert, of which I send a card. You see in what company they have put
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