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THE

CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND

VOL. III.

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THE

CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND

FROM THE ACCESSION OF HENRY VII

TO TIE

DEATH OF GEORGE II.

BY HENRY HALLAM.

VOL. III.

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THE

CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY

OF

ENGLAND

FROM

HENRY VII TO GEORGE II.

CHAPTER XI.

FROM THE RESTORATION OF CHARLES THE SECOND TO THE

FALL OF THE CABAL ADMINISTRATION.

Popular Joy at the Restoration. Proceedings of the Convention

Parliament. – Act of Indemnity. - Exclusion of the Regicides and others. - Discussions between the Houses on it. - Execution of Regicides. -- Restitution of Crown and Church Lands.-- Discontent of the Royalists. -- Settlement of the Revenue. --Abolition of Military Tenures. - Excise granted instead.- Army disbanded.

Clergy restored to their Benefices. -- Hopes of the Presbyterians from the King. --- Projects for a Compromise.- King's Declaration in Favour ofit. - Convention Parliament dissolved. - Different complexion of the next. -Condemnation of Vane.--Its Injustice.- Acts replacing the Crown in its Prerogatives. – Corporation Act. - Repeal of Tri. ennial Act. ---Star-Chamber not restored. -- Presbyterians deceived by the King.–Savoy Conference. —- Act of Uniformity. - Ejection of Non-conformist Clergy. - Hopes of the Catholics. – Bias of the King towards them. Resisted by Clarendon and the Parliament. - Declaration for Indulgence. — Objected to by the Commons. Act against Conventicles. — Another of the same Kind. - Remarks

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