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HISTORY OF ENGLAND

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THE PEACE OF UTRECHT TO THE PEACE OF WERSAILLES
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1763. First years of George the Third . - - - - - • 1

Progress of our manufactures . - - - - - - 2

The Potteries - - - - - - - - - ib.

Sir Richard Arkwright - - - - - - - - 3

Samuel Crompton - - - - - - - - - ib.

Inland navigation - - e - - - - - 4

Francis, Duke of Bridgewater . • - - - - - ib.

James Brindley - - - - • - - - - - 5

New lines of canals . - - e - - - - •s 7.

Smeaton and Watt - - e e - - - - • ib.

Popular prejudice against new discoveries - - - - 8

Lord Bute as Prime Minister . - - - - - - 9

Pitt in opposition - - - - - - - ib.

Allegations of bribery - - • - - - - - 10

Cabals around the Sovereign . • - - - - - 12

Lady Sarah Lennox . - - - - - - - - ib.

Sir Francis Dashwood, Chancellor of the Exchequer . - 13

Phrase of “My Chancellor" - - • - - - - 14

'yder Tax proposed . - - e - - - - - 15

The “Gentle Shepherd" . - - - - - - - 16

Rise and character of Wilkes . - - - - - 17

His revels at Medmenham Abbey - - - - - - 18

His connexion with Lord Temple - - - - - - 19

His duel with Lord Talbot . - • • - - - - 21

Charges against Lord Bute - - - - - - - ib.

Favour shown to the University of Oxford - - - - 23

8tretches of prerogative . • , a - - - - - ib.

Fox's violent projects . - e - - - - - 24

Lord Bute burned in effigy - - - - - - - 25

His sudden resignation • . - - - - - - 26

Causes assigned by the public . • - - - - - ib.

And by himself . - - - - - - - - 27

Fox created Lord Holland . - - - - - - - ib.

“A pious fraud.”. - - - - - - - - - 28

George Grenville the new Prime Minister - - - - 29

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