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T. Gillet, Printer, Crown-court, Fleet Street,
New Government and Parliament.--Execution of
Argyle, Guthry, Wariston.-- Prelacy restored.
Presbyterian Clergy ejected.-Middleton's Ra-
pacity, Excesses, and Disgrace.—Ecclesiastical
Commission, military Persecution,and Insurrec-
tion in the West.-Government mitigated and
the Presbyterians indulged.—Lauderdale's ty-
rannical administration.-Persecution of a venticles.- Mitchell's Trial.
Introduction of the Highlanders, and their Seve.
rities in the West.-Murder of Sharp.--In-
surrection of Bothwell Bridge-Suppressed by
Monmouth-Duke of York's Administration.-
Act of Succession and the Test-- Argyle’s Trial
and Escape.-Ryehouse Plot.—- Prostitution of
Justice, Executions, Extortions, Murders in
the Fields-- Death and Character of Charles II. 81
Accession, and Parliament of. James. — Argyle's
Invasion and Execution.— Opposition to the
Repeal of the Penal Laws and the Test.--
Dispensing Powers exerted.--Origin and Pro-
gress of the Revolution in Englantd— in Scot-
land.Convention of Estates.Forfciture of
the Crown by James,---its Settlement on the
Prince and Princess of Orange.
Convention turned into a Parliament.--- Insurrec-
tion.-Dundee's Victory and Death.--Mont-
gomery's Plots. -Redress of Grievances, and
Presbytery restored.-Massacre of Glencoe.-
Settlement of Darien.-National Distress and
Despair.-Death of James.-Death and Cha-
racter of Willian.
Accession of Anne.- New Paliament. Act of
Security proposed.-Passed.-Alarm- and
Acts in England against the Scots.- Protestant
Succession attempted in Parliament.-- Postponed
for a Treaty of Union.— Negociation of the Com-
missioners.--Articles examined in Parliament.
Debates and Arguments of each Party on an
Union.— Insurrection projected and disappoint-
ed.—Union ratified by the Scotchand Eng.
lish Parliaments.—Completed by dissolving the
Privy Council, and introducing the English
Treason Laws. Review of its Effecis.--Con-
clusion of the whole.
Notes and ILLUSTRATIONS.
DISSERTATION On the supposed AUTHENTICITY
of OsSIAN'S POEMS