A Child's History of England (1900)

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TABLE OF THE REIGNS.
BEGINNING WITH KING ALFRED THE GREAT.

THE SAXONS
The Reign of Alfred the Great began in 871 ended in 901 and lasted 30 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Elder began in 901 ended in 925 and lasted 24 yrs.
The Reign of Athelstane began in 925 ended in 941 and lasted 16 yrs.
The Reign of the Six Boy-Kings began in 941 ended in 1016 and lasted 75 yrs.
THE DANES, AND THE RESTORED SAXONS.
The Reign of Canute began in 1016 ended in 1035 and lasted 19 yrs.
The Reign of Harold Harefoot began in 1035 ended in 1040 and lasted 5 yrs.
The Reign of Hardicarute began in 1040 ended in 1042 and lasted 2 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Confessor began in 1042 ended in 1066 and lasted 24 yrs.
The Reign of Harold the Second, and the Norman Conquest, were also within the year 1066.
THE NORMANS.
The Reign of William the First, called the Conqueror began in 1066 ended in 1087 and lasted 21 yrs.
The Reign of William the Second, called Rufus began in 1087 ended in 1100 and lasted 13 yrs.
The Reign of Henry The First, called Fine-Scholar began in 1100 ended in 1135 and lasted 35 yrs.
The Reigns of Matilda and Stephen began in 1135 ended in 1154 and lasted 19 yrs.
THE PLANTAGENETS.
The Reign of Henry the Second began in 1154 ended in 1189 and lasted 35 yrs.
The Reign of Richard the First, Called the Lion-Heart began in 1189 ended in 1199 and lasted 10 yrs.
The Reign of John, called Lackland began in 1199 ended in 1216 and lasted 17 yrs.
The Reign of Henry the Third began in 1216 ended in 1272 and lasted 56 yrs.
The Reign of Edward The First, called Longshanks began in 1272 ended in 1307 and lasted 35 yrs.
The Reign of Edward The Second began in 1307 ended In 1327 and lasted 20 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Third began in 1327 ended In 1377 and lasted 50 yrs.
The Reign of Richard The Second began in 1377 ended in 1399 and lasted 28 yrs.
The Reign of Henry the Fourth called Bollingbroke began in 1399 ended in 1413 and lasted 14 yrs
The Reign of Henry the Fifth began in 1413 ended in 1422 and lasted 9 yrs.
The Reign of Henry the Sixth began in 1422 ended in 1461 and lasted 39 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Fourth began in 1461 ended in 1483 and lasted 22 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Fifth began in 1483 ended in 1483 and lasted a few weeks
The Reign of Richard the Third began in 1483 ended in 1485 and lasted 2 years
THE TUDORS
The Reign of Henry the Seventh began in 1485 ended in 1509 and lasted 24 yrs.
The Reign of Henry the Eighth began in 1509 ended in 1547 and lasted 38 yrs.
The Reign of Edward the Sixth began in 1547 ended in 1553 and lasted 6 yrs.
The Reign of Mary began in 1553 ended in1558 and lasted 5 yrs.
The Reign of Elizabeth began in 1558 ended in 1603 and lasted 45 yrs.
THE STUARTS.
The Reign of James the First began in 1603. ended in 1625 and lasted 22 yrs.
The Reign of Charles the First began in 1625. ended in 1649 and lasted 24 yrs.
THE COMMONWEALTH.
The Council of State and Government by Parliament began in 1649 ended in 1653 and lasted 4yrs.
The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell began in 1653 ended in 1658 and lasted 5 yrs.
The Protecterate of Richard Cromwell} began in 1658 ended in 1659 and lasted seven months
The Council of State and Government by Parliament resumed in 1659, ended in 1660 and lasted thirteen months
THE STUARTS RESTORED.
The Reign of Charles the Second begain in 1660 ended in 1685 and lasted 25 yrs.
The Reign of James the Second beagn in 1685 ended in 1688 and lasted 3 yrs.
THE REVOLUTION.—1688. (Comprised in the concluding chapter.)
The Reign of William and Mary began in 1689 ended in 1695 and lasted 6 yrs.
The Reign of William III ended in 1702 and lasted 13 yrs.
The Reign of Anne began in 1702 ended in 1714 and lasted 12 yrs
The Reign of George the First began in 1714 ended in 1727 and lasted 13 yrs
The Reign of George the Second begain in 1727 ended in 1760 and lasted 10 Yrs
The Reign of George the Third began in 1760 ended in 1820 and lasted 60 yrs.
The Regin of George the Fourth began in 1820 ended in 1830 and lasted 10 yrs.
The Reign of William the Fourth begin in 1830 ended In 1837 and lasted 7 yrs.
The Reign of Victoria began in 1837.

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE, AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

 

 
Chapter
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II.
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III.
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IV.
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V.
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VI.
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VII.
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VIII.
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51
IX.
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58
X.
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65
XI.
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75
 

Parts First and Second.

XII.
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79
XIII.
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89
XIV.
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107
XV.
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119
XVI.
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XVII.
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XVIII.
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XIX.
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171
XX.
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182
 

Parts First and Second.

XXI.
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187
 

Parts First and Second (The Story of Joan of Arc), and Third.

XXII.
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198
XXIII.
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217
XXIV.
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225
XXV.
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XXVI.
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232
XXVII.
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244
XXVIII.
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256
XXIX.
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264
XXX.
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274
 

Parts First, Second, and Third.

XXXI.
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287
 

Parts First and Second.

XXXII.
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311
 

Parts First, Second, Third and Fourth.

XXXIII.
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328
 

Parts First and Second.

XXXIV.
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Parts First and Second.

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XXXVI.
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XXXVII.
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