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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
BOOK II. CONTINUED.
VIEW OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LAWS OF
Law and Government of England
from the Norman
1. Innovations and changes effected by the Norman
Government.--Introduction of the Feudal System
Acts abolishing Feudal Tenures, establishing the Ha-
beas Corpus, and other legal improvements under
Scotland and Ireland to England-Members of
VIEW OF THE LEARNING AND LITERAT('RE,
AKTS AND SCIENCES, OF ENGLAND.
Learning, fc. in the British, Saxon, and Danish
Loss of early illustrations of History-1. British and
Roman Period.-Knowledge confined to the Druids
of Learning at Oxford, Cambridge, &c.— Value
of Bouks-University of Paris-Jewish Schools
English Language and Writing—Poetry, Music,
Painting and Sculpture-Architecture Medicine
-Agriculture and Gardening-Art of War, Cas-
tles, Missile Engines, Weapons, Armour-Use of
Armorial Ensigns-Army of England-Standards.
2. Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries.-Semi-
naries and Colleges—Learning in the Metropolis
-Inns of Court-Decline of the Learned Lan-
guages, &c.— Studies and Discoveries of Roger
Bacon-Alchemy-English Language and Writ-
ing—Poetry, and oldest English Song-Music,
discovery of Ancient Painting in Oil, Sculpture,
working in Gold and Enamelling-Architecture,
Ecclesiastical, Domestic, and Castellated— Medi-
cine—Agriculture and Gardening-Art of War:
Invention of Gunpowder and Artillery-Greek
Fire-Soldiers in the English Army, Armour and
Weapons, Standards, Royal Arms of England.
3. Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries.—Colleges and
Schools established-Latin and Greek Languages
-Invention of Printing-Paper of Cotton and
Linen, Characters, Type, &c. of Ancient Books-
Education - The Greek Language and Classics-
Ancient Maps-Progress of Printing - Poetry-
English Language and Writing-Music-Paint-
ing-Sculpture-Sepulchral Monuments and Ef.
figies—Engravings Architecture: Ecclesiastical,
Decline of Castles, Features of Ancient English
Mansions, Palaccs, Architectural Character of the