terest prevails in the New Parliament of England
WILLIAM AND MARY.
-Bill for recognizing their Majesties- Another
violent Contest about the Bill of Abjuration-King
State of the nation immediately after the Revolution William lands in Ireland-King James marches to
- Account of the new Ministry—The Convention the Boyne-William resolves to give him Battle-
con verted into a Parliament-Mutiny in the Army Battle of the Boyne-Death and Character of
-The Coronation, and Abolition of Hearth-money Schomberg-James embarks for France-William
-The Commons vote a Sum of Money to indemnify enters Dublin and publishes his Declaration--The
the Dutch-William's Efforts in Favor of the Dis. French obtain a Victory over the English and
senters-Act for a Toleration-Violent Disputes Dutch Fleets off Beachy-head-Torrington commit.
about the Bill for a Comprehension-The Commons ted Prisoner to the Tower-Progress of William in
address the King to summon a Convocation of the Ireland-He invests Limerick ; but is obliged to
Clergy-Settlement of the Revenue-The King raise the Siege, and returns to England-Cork and
Lakes Umbrage at the Proceedings of the Whig Kinsale reduced by the Earl of Marlborough-Lau.
party-Heats and Animosities about the Bill of In. zun and the French Forces quit Ireland - The Duke
demnity recommended by the King-Birth of the of Savoy joins the Confederacy-Prince Waldeck
Duke of Gloucester-Affairs of the Continent-War defeated at Fleurus-The Archduke Joseph elected
declared against France-Proceedings in the Con. King of the Romans-Death of the Duke of Lorrain
vention of Scotland, of which the Duke of Hamil. --Progress of the War against the Turks-Meeting
ton is chosen President-Letters to the Convention of the Parliament -The Cominong comply with all
from King William and King James-They recog. the King's Demand--Petition of the Tories in the
nize the Authority of King William-They vote City of London -Attempt against the Marquis of
the Crown vacant, and pass an Act of Settlement Caermarthen-The King's Voyage to Holand-He
in Favor of William and Mary-They appoint Com. assists at a Congress-Returns to England......36
missioners to make a Tender of the Crown to Wil-
liam, who receives it on the Conditions they pro.
pose-Enumeration of their Grievances-The Con. Conspiracy against the Government by Lord Preston
vention is declared a Parliament, and the Duke of and others-The King alls up the vacant Bishop-
Hamilton King's Commissioner-Prelacy abolished rics-Affairs of Scotland-Campaign in Flanders-
in that Kingdom-The Scots dissatisfied with the Progress of the French in Piedmont-Election of a
King's Conduct-Violent Disputes in the Scotch new Pope—The Emperor's Success against the
Parliament-which is adjourned-A Remonstrance Turks--Affairs of Ireland-General Ginckel reduces
presented to the King-The Castle of Edinburgh Athlone-Defeats the Irish at Aghrim-Undertakes
besieged and taken-The Troops of King William the Siege of Limerick The French and Irish ob.
defeated at Killycrankie-King James cordially re tain an honorable Capitulation --Twelve Thousand
ceived by the French King-Tyrconnel temporizes Irish Catholics are Transported to France-Meet.
with King William James arrives in Ireland-Is. ing of the English Parliament-Discontent of the
sues five Proclamations at Dublin-Siege of Lon. Nation-Transactions in Parliament-Disputes
donderry-The Inhabitants defend themselves with concerning the Bill for regulating Trials in Cases
surprising Courage and Perseverance--Cruelty of of High Treason-The English and Dutch Fleets
Rosene, the French General-The Place is relieved worsted by the French in an Engagement off
by Kirke-The Inniskilliners defeat and take Gen Beachy-head-The King disobliges the Presbyteri.
eral Maccarty-Meeting of the Irish Parliament ans of Scotland - The Earl of Breadalbane under.
They repeal the Act of Settlement --Pass an Act of takes for the Submission of the Highlanders-Mas.
Attainder against Absentees-James coins base sacre of Glencoe-Preparations for a Descent upon
Money-The Protestants of Ireland cruelly oppress England-Declaration of King James-Efforts of
ed--The Churches are seized by the Catholics, and his Friends in England-precautions taken by the
they are forbid to assemble on pain of Death-Ad. Queen for the Defence of the Nation-Admiral
miral Herbert worsted by the French Fleet, in an Russel puts to sea-He obtains a complete Victory
Engagement near Bantry-bay-Divers Sentences over the French fleet off La Hogue--Troops em.
and Áttainders reversed in Parliament-Inquiry barked at St. Helen's for a Descent upon France-
into the Cause of Miscarriages in Ireland-Bills The design laid aside-The troops landed at Ostend
passed in this Session of Parliament....... Page 15 --The French King takes Namur in sight of King
William-The Allies are defeated at Steenkirk
Extravagant Rejoicings in France on account of
Dake of Schomberg lands with an Army in Ireland this Victory-Conspiracy against the Life of King
The Inniskilliners obtain a Victory over the Irish William, hatched by the French Ministry-Miscar.
-Schomberg censured for his Inactivity--The riage of a Design upon Dunkirk-The Campaign is
French worsted at Walcourt-Success of the Con inactive on the Rhine and in Hungary- The Duke
federates in Germany-The Turks defeated at Pa. of Savoy invades Dauphiné--The Duke of Hanover
cochin, Nissa, and Widen-Death of Pope Innocent created an Elector of the Empire...............57
XI.-King William becomes unpopular-A good
Number of the Clergy refuse to take the Oaths-
The King grants a Commission for reforming False Information against the Earl of Marlborough,
Church Discipline-Meeting of the Convocation the Bishop of Rochester, and others-Sources of
Their Session discontinued by repeated Proroga National Discontent-Dissention between the
tions Proceedings in the new Parliament- The Queen and the Princess Anne of Denmark-The
Whigs obstruct the Bill of Indemnity-The Com House of Lords vindicate their Privileges in behalf
mons resume the Inquiry into the Cause of the of their imprisoned Members—The Commons pre
Miscarriages in Ireland-King William irritated sent Addresses to the King and Queen-They ae-
against the Whigs-Plot against the Government quit Admiral Russel, and resolve to advise his Ma.
by Sir James Montgomery discovered by Bishop jesty-They comply with all the Demands of the
Burnet-Warm Debates in Parliament about the Ministry-The Lords present an Address of Advice
Corporation Bills-The King resolves to finish the to the King-The Disputes between the Lords and
Insh War in Person-General Ludlow arrives in Commons concerning Admiral Russel-The Com.
Er gland, but is obliged to withdraw-Efforts of the mons address the King--They establish the Land
Jacobites in Scotland-The Court interest triumphs tax and other Impositions-Burnet's Pastoral Let.
over all Opposition in that Country-The Tory In.! ter burned by the Hangman-Proceedings of the