fies Boston isthmus, 164 ; orders a detachment to destroy the military stores at
Concord, 168, 169; offers pardon to all on certain conditions, excepting Han-
cock and S. Adams, 175 ; called home, 180.
Gainsborough, Thomas, exhibits at the Koyal Academy, 1769, vi. 371 ; portrait and
landscape painter, 373 ; his merits and excellencies. 374.
Galgacus, resistance of, to the invasion of Agricola, i. 39 ; doubtful speech, and
defeat of, 39, 40.
Galissoniere, admiral La ; engages Byng, 1756, vi. 15.
Gait, John, died 1839 ; his novels, viii. 307, 308.
Galway, lord ; he is defeated by the French and Spaniards on the plains of Al-
manza, v. 197 ; placed at the bar of the House of Lords to give an account of
his proceedings in Spain, 241.
Galway surrenders to Ginkell, iv. 128.
Gambier, admiral lord, commands the expedition against Copenhagan, 1807, vii.
260 ; commands the expedition against the French in Aix roads, 1809 ; fails to
assist heartily his subordinate otfice_r, lord Cochrane ; tried by court martial
and acquitted, 283 ; British commissioner for concluding the peace of Ghent,
Game laws, vii. 446.
Game in Anne's reign, v. 312 ; in those of George I. and II., vi. 404, 405, 407.
Ganganelli. See Clement XIV.
Gaols, Inquiry into the state of the, 1729, 1730, v. 436 ; the fraud and extortion of
the wardens of the Fleet ; shocking case of cruelty towards captain Macphea-
dris byBambridge, 437, 438 ; the horrors of the Marshalsea prison, 438 ; public
attention drawn to the state of the, by Howard, 421-422 ; state of prisons in
England and Scotland, viii. 190, 191.
Garat.his visit to Ff gland, 1791, 1792, vi.522, 523.
Gardiner, colonel, killed at Preston Pans, 1745, v. 513 ; Dr. Doddridge's account
of his death, 514.
Gardiner, Stephen, bishop of "Winchester supports the king's supremacy, but
opposes the Reformation, ii. 459 ; becomes a great heretic hunter, 459 ; prepares
articles for queen Catherine Parr's impeachment, but the king rejects them,
464; objects to the printing of a book of homilies, and of a translation of
Erasmus's paraphrase of the New Testament, 528 ; continued resistance of, to
the Reformation, 534 ; deprived of his bishopric and committed to the Tower in
1550, in the reign of Edward VI., 564 ; consents to use the Common Prayer, 566 ;
released on the accession of Mary, 580 ; is made lord chancellor, 58-1 ; sermon of,
before Mary, exhorting her to severity, 593 ; exertions of, to suppress heresy,
608 ; colloquy of, with Rogers, 611 ; increased severity of, against the married
clergy, 617 ; death of, 627.
Garnet. Henry, the Jesuit, tried for his complicity in the Gunpowder Plot, iii.
269 ; his doctrine of equivocation, 270.
Garrick improves the tone of the stage, v. 302 ; his Shaksperian acting, vi. 401.
Garter, the order of the, instituted by Edward 111. in 1341), "i. 519.
Gas, Pall Mall lighted by, 1807 : its introduction has considerable influence in
preventing crime ; opposition shown to it by the partizans of the persons em-
ployed in the whale fisheries, vii. 440.
Gascoigiie, general, moves for a diminution in the number of parliamentary
members, viii. 77.
Gastanga, marquis of, governor of the Netherlands ; represents Charles of Spain
at the Hague congress, 1691, iv. 527.
Gates, general in the United States army, vi. 200 : encamps 011 Echinus' heights ;
compels Burgoyne to yield with the honours of war, 1777, 200, 201.
Gaul, Druidism in, i. 15 ; Caesar's account of the Druidical judges of, 24.
Gauls, the, assisted by the Britons, i. 14.
Gaveston, Piers. See Edward II.
Gawilghur taken by the British, Dec. 15, 1803, vli. 225.
Gay, author of the Beggar's Opera, v. 307.
Gaza surrendered to the French, March 25, 1799, vii. 131.
Gazi Hassan resists the Russians ; capitan pasha, vi. 145.
General warrants, debates on the legality of ; officers dismissed for votine their
illegality, vi. 79-81, 84.
Genoa, annexation of, to France, 1805, vii. 202, 203.
Gentleman, country, character and description of, the temp. William and Anne.
v. 290 ; temp. Geo. III. vii. 498.
Gentleman's magazine started by Cave, 1731, vi. 384.
Geoffrey of Monmouth, fables of, i. 14.
George of Denmark marries queen Anne, 1689, iv. 498 ; votes for the Occasional
Conformity bill, 263 ; lord high admiral, 201 ; died October, 1708, 207.
George I., elector of Hanover, 1698, v. 90 ; refuses to co-operate with Marlborough.
171 ; becomes heir-apparent on the death of his mother, the princess Sophia ;
born May 28, 1660, 277 ; proclaimed king on the death of queen Anne, 1714 ;
lands at Greenwich, Sept. 18, 361 ; personal appearance and character, 361 ;
dale's petition ; appealed to for mercy towards the rebel lords ; his power to
pardon affirmed, 382 ; leaves for Germany ; his awkward position as king of
England, 390 ; his hostility towards Russia ; jealousy of Ms son, 391, 392 ; dis-
misses Townshend his secretaryship ; offers him the lord lieutenancy of Ire-
land, 392, 393 ; announcements on opening parliament, 1717, of the triple al-
liance, and Gyllenberg's arrest, 393 ; quarrels with the prince of Wales, 398 ;
speech on opening parliament. 1718, 400 ; recommends the settling of the
peerage question, 404 ; recommends the consideration of the national debts,
406; dissuaded from going to Hanover, 1722 417; James' proposal to, 418; an-
nounces the treaty of Hanover, 1725, 425 ; speech at closing the session, 1727,
sets out for Hanover, June, 3 ; dies on his journey, June 10, 428.
George II., his father's jealousy of him, 1716, v. 392 ; appointed guardian of the
realm during George I. 's absence in Hanover, 392; quarrels with his father,
1717, 398 ; banished from the royal residence ; sets up an opposition court at
Leicester House ; the earl of Berkeley makes a proposal to George I. to seize
him and carry him to America, 398 ; governor of a Welsh copper company, 408 ;
succeeds his father to the throne of England, June, 1727, 429 ; R. Walpole
obtains a confirmation of his power through queen Caroline's influence, and by
bribing the king, 430 ; the civil list revenue settled on him as income. 430 ; his
son, Frederick, prince of Wales, dependent upon him for his income, 431 ;
fought at Oiidenarde and Dettingen ; influence of the queen over, 431 ; conduct
of, towards the prince of Wales, 433 ; remarks on opening parliament. 1732 ;
strikes Pulteney's name off the privy council list, 440 ; determined to stand by
Walpole, 445 ; speech on opening parliament, 1734, 446, 447 ; his warlike desires,
447 ; visits Hanover ; returns to England, Oct. 22, 1735, 452 ; his unpopularity ;
pasquinade on, 461 ; returns to England, Dec. 1736 ; quarrels with his son, 461,
462 ; banishes him from St James' palace, 463 : illness of the queen ; and death,
Nov. 20, 1737, 463, 464 ; his grief, 465 ; the birth of George III. excites in him a
stronger jealousy towards his son, 468; announces the convention with Spain
on opening parliament, 1739, 471 ; calls upon parliament for support against
Spain, 474 ; speech to parliament, 1740, 480 ; goes to Hanover, 1741 ; concludes a
treaty of neutrality without his minister's knowledge, 482 ; exults at the results
of his meditation between Hungary and Prussia. 487, 488 ; reconciled to his son,
who he admits to court, 488 ; national jealousy roused by his taking Hanoverian
troops into English pay, 489 ; prorogues parliament ; lends his army to Maria
Theresa ; departs for Germany, 591 ; joins his army, June, 19, 1743 ; commands
the rear guard ; his gallantry ; gains the battle of Dettingen, June 27 ; and
expels the French from Germany ; his enthusiastic reception in England, 491,
492 ; restrained from leaving England, 1744, 493 ; returns from Hanover, Aug.
31, 1745, 519 ; Andrew Drummond becomes his private banker, 537 ; refuses to
nominate Pitt secretary at war, 567 ; speech on opening parliament, 1747, 569 ;
death of the prince of Wales, March 20, 1751, 579 ; his grandson assumes the
with Frederick of Prussia, 17 ; different tone of speech, 1756 ; his real opinions,
21; asks parliament for a subsidy to Prussia, 23; attempts made to dupe, 24
hia strong dislike to Pitt and Temple ; fails to form a ministry, 25, 26 ; njially
compelled to accept the Pitt administration, 26 ; his anger at the duke of Cum-
berland, 36 ; refuses to ratify the convention of Closter-Seven, 38 ; recommends
a Prussian subsidy, 39 ; death of, Oct. 25, 1760. 49.
George III. born May 24, O. S. 1738, v. 468 ; attains his majority ; entreats not to
be separated from his mother, vi. 19, 20 ; lord Bute is made his groom of the
stole. 20 ; succeeds George II. as king, 17CO ; his conduct on hearing oi his
father's death, 50 ; character- and education, 51 ; Bute's influence over, 53 ;
opens parliament, Nov. 15, 54 ; his speech ; the Commons vote him 800,000 ;
his enthusiastic reception by the people ; policy of his reigiij 55 ; recommends
an act for securing the independence of judges, 56 ; marriage projects ; his
choice falls upon princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, 57 ; whom ho
marries, Sept. 8, 1761 ; her character and appearance, 58 ; coronation, Sept. 22,
59 ; gives Pitt a pension, 62 ; promises a vigorous prosecution of the war, 64 ;
resolves on war with Spain, 65 ; speech of, 1762, 67 ; Bute attempts to uphold
the principle of prerogative, 71 ; speech on the peace, 1763, and its advantages,
73, 74 ; desires to govern and form a ministry of his own, 76 ; his sensitiveness
on the general warrants question, 80 ; orders Con way and others voting against
the ministry to be dismissed their offices, 81 ; illness of, 87 ; his indignation at
the conduct of his ministers in the Regency bill matter induces him to offer
Pitt the premiership ; Pitts terms, 88 ; Temple persuades Pitt to break off the
negotiations ; his disgust at the conduct of Grenville and Bedford, 89 ; orders
the suppression of the American disturbances, 91 ; his right to make laws for
the colonies declared, 94 ; expresses himself as being now for and now against
the repeal'of the Stamp act, 95 ; seeks Pitt's advice as to a new ministry, 98 ;
urges Pitt's exnulsion from parliament, 106 ; Junius' address to ; speech oil
proroguing parliament, 1769; his graziers' speech on opening parliament, 1770,
117 ; offers North the lord commissionership of the treasury, 122 ; speech,
1708, on North American proceedings, 125 ; address and remonstrance of the
city of London to, 132, 133 ; his harsh reply, 132 ; a second remonstrance pre-
sented to, by Beckford, with a speech ; no intimation having previously been
given he is at a loss what to do, 133 ; his indignation at the lord mayor's
charging a House of Commons' officer with assault for arresting Miller, a
printer, 135; speech on opening the session, 1770, 142; imprisonment of his
sister the queen of Denmark ; obtains her release, 148, 149 ; request* parliament
to amend the laws respecting royal marriages, 1.50, 151 ; message to parliament
on the Boston outrages 157; his letter to North favouring military measures
against America, 157 ; speech, 1774, 165 ; his answer to a remonstrance present-
ed by Wilkes, 168 : his estimate of the value of addivs es ; speech. 1775, on the
American war, 179 ; the_ petition of congress to, rejected, 180 ; his opinion of
Chatham's speech advising a cessation of hostilities with America, 197 ; spcci-h,
1777, 201 ; announces atreaty between France and America, and withdrawal '>f
the British minister from Paris, 208 ; his surprise at Chatham's being buried
with public honours, 211 ; rejoices at the rejection of Burke's Economical Re-
form bill, 227; takes measures for repressing the riots of 178^, 230; holds a
council to explain the riot act ; his opinion of the right construction, 2')2 ;
gives his claims on St. Eustatius to the army and navy, 243 ; inconsistency of
his speech, 1781, 257, 258 ; his hatred of Fox, 258, 259 ; his reply to the address
praying for a discontinuance of the war. 261 ; his dislike of having the
opposition for his minsters, 261 ; compelled to change his ministers, 26li ;
recommends economical reform, 267 ; expresses his concern at the discontent
in Ireland, 276 ; appoints Shelburne to the lordship of the Treasury, 180 ;
speech, 1782, announcing the independence of America, 289 ; his alleged in-
civility towards Jefferson and Adams, 292 ; Jefferson's testimony to this effect,
292 ; and that of Adams to the contrary, 293 ; fond of agricultural pursuits,
316 ; chosen patron of the Royal Academy, 370 ; patronizes West ; his delight
in West's pictures, 375, 376; remarks on India, 1782, 441,442; his dislike to
Fox's India bill, 442, 443 ; dismisses the coalition ministry, 443 ; his firmness
in retaining the Pitt ministry, 416, 447 ; speech, 1786, 452 ; announces the com-
mercial treaty with France, 453 ; speech, 1787, 456, 457 ; refuses to help the
prince of Wales to pay his debts, 457 ; attacked by insanity ; the prince of
Wales appointed Regent, 459, 460; recovers; public rejoicing; his gratitude
to Pitt for his firm attachment, 462 ; speech, 1788, 463 ; speech, 1790, 493, 495 ;
his coldness towards Talleyrand, 522 ; pacific speech, 1792, 523 ; dismisses the
lord chancellor, Loughborough, 527 ; royal proclamation against seditious
writings, 527; speech, 1792, 529; speech, Dec., 1792, 552; reconciled to lord
Loughborough, 561 ; his popularity ; calibre of his mind, 565. 566 , asks for
increased forces, 1793, 570 ; parliament's address to, 570 ; announces France's
declaration of war against Britain, 581 ; speech, 1793, vii. 13 ; anecdote of, and
Loughborough's constructive treason, 38 : objects to his son's removal from
hie military command, 49 ; speech, 17'.t4, 53, 54 ; cuts Wilberforce. 55 ; orders
lord Malmesbury to demand the princess Caroline for the prince of Wales, 55,
- . " - ' - - - - - - - y ~- vv **.^*ii, *nv^. i*7v . JV/.LUDCD j iti. B reouest for
an administration on a broad basis, but offers him the premiership under cer-
tain prescribed limitations, which Pitt accepts, May, 1F04 ; opposes Catholic
emancipation, 191 ; curious incident in reading his speech on proroguing par-
liament, 1804 ; indications of a new grand-alliance, 197 ; Napoleon's letter to
198 ; desires Grenville to form a ministry, 228 ; requires a pledge of the Gren-
ville ministry, which causes them to resign, 246, 247; oppos-es the Roman
Catholic enlistment bill, 247; sympathy of the
people with, on account of his
condition of his daughter brings on his last attack of insanity,
death of, Jan. 19, 1820. 495.
George IV., born Aug. 12, 1762, vi. 87: introduced to the House of Peers, 1783:
Carlton House assigned him as a residence, 441 ; his income, 457 : embarrassed
by debts ; marries Mrs. Fitzherbert, 458 ; his claims to the Regency disputed,
460 ; Pitt's proposition for restricting his power as regent, 461 ; his first speech
in parliament, 527 ; the princess Caroline of Brunswick demanded in marriage
for him, vii. 55, 56 ; her character, arrival in England, and meeting with the
prince : they are married April 8, 1795, 56 ; George III. causes an inquiry to
be made as to the princess's conduct, 230 ; re-appointed Regent Feb. 5, 1811, 313,
314 ; restriction on, about to expire ; his letter as to the choice of a ministry, 318 ;
his character, 320 ; the formation of the Liverpool ministry, 323 ; declaration
of, on the American war, 364, 365 ; speech, 1814. 378 ; message to parliament,
1815. 392 ; his unpopularity, 425 ; speech 1817, on the state of the country ; out-
raged ; parliament addresses him on the subject, 455 ; speech, 1817, 462; serious
illness of, 475 ; his dissension with his daughter, 475, 476 ; cav.ses of his gloom ;
opens parliament by commission, 477 ; dissolves parliament, 1818, 419 ; speech,
1818, 481 ; speech, 1819, on the state of the country, 486; his satisfaction with
the conduct of those who put down the Manchester reform -meeting; his reply
to the London address, 493 ; quiet transition 1'rom one reign to another, 4!'5 ;
patronizes Nash, 536; presents the Phigaleian marbles to the nation, E42 ;
speech, 1820, alludes to the Cato-street conspiracy , 553 ; the queen Caroline de-
bate, 558, 559 ; the queen intimates her intention to come to England, 558 ; his
desire for divorce, and to have the queen tried for high treason ; his differences
with his cabinet, 558, 559 ; the ministerial propositions agreed to, fi9 ; prepares
for his coronation, 560, 561 ; opens parliament in person, and leaves the fettling
of his revenues to its disposal, 560 ; the queen's journey towards and arrival in
England, 561, 562 ; message of, to parliament, and the green bag containing pa-
pers concerning the queen's conduct, which is laid before parliament; Canning
(for government) and Brougham vindicate their respective conduct in the affair
of queen Caroline, 562, 563 ; conferences for averting a public proceeding - ; these
negotiations fail, 563, 564 ; Canning sends in his resignation, but the king in-
itiate on his retaining office ; secret committee appointed, and the consequence
of their report is that a bill of Pains and Penalties is brought against the
queen ; her trial commenced Aug. 7, 1820, 565 ; swarm of addresses presented
to the queen, 565, 566 ; Brougham's defence ; Denman's bold and unmeasured
language, 568 ; motions for the second and third readings carried, and aban-
donment of the bill of Penalties, 569 ; the national rejoicing thereat, 570 ; dis-
dies Aug. 7 ; the king sails for Dublin, Aug. 1 ; the passage of the queen's re-
mains through the city to Brunswick causes a riot ; Canning having resigned,
foreign influence upon the king ; speech, 1825 ; recognizes the South American
i-opublics, 58C ; speeches of, illustrative of the suddenness of the money paint
sires Wellington to form a ministry, viii. 16 ; speech, 1828, 17, 18 ; refuses to
acquiesce in the emancipation of Koman Catholics ; gives a reluctant consent
to a pas -age to that effect in his speech ; speech, 1829, 29 ; dismisses the Wel-
lington ministry, but foreseeing the difficulties of forming another, he recalls
it, 30 ; his interviews with Kluon, 33 ; speech, 1830, 35 ; illness of ; h ; s death,
Juno 26, 1830 ; his position in life and character, 36-
Gennaiuc, lord George Sackville ; present at Miiiden ; unable to understand
prince Ferdinand's messages ; tried by court martial ; declared unlit for any
military post, vi. 43, 44 ; secretary of state, 1775-1782, 180, 208 ; approves of
Cormvallis's severity in America, 247 ; refuses to sign any treaty giving inde-
pendence to America ; retiros from office ; created a peer, 260.
Germaims, the arrival of, in Britain, about 449, and his suppression of the Pela-
gian heresy, i. 74.
Gertruydunberg taken by Dumouriez, 1793, vi. 589-
Ghent surrenders to Marlborotigh, 1706, v. 174 ; to the French, 1708, 204 ; retaken
by the Allies, 207 ; pacification of, Nov. 8, 1576, 261 ; peace of, Dec. 24, 1814, vii.
644 ; viii. 360, 301 ; it oncludes the war with America, 383.
Ghorka war, 1814, 1815, viii. 624.
Ghuznee, siege and capture of, by the British, 1839, viii. 289, 290 ; recapture, 299.
Gibbon, inconsistencies of the account given by Gildas of the Britons after the
departure of the Romans, pointed out oy, 58 ; a member of parliament, 1774, vi.
162 ; describes a scene in the House of Commons, 162 ; his experience of club
life in London, 405.
Gibbons, G., statue of Charles II. at Windsor Castle by, iv. 264.
Gibbs, architect of St. Martin's in the Fields, v. 342.
Gibbs. counsel for Hardy, 1794, vii. 36.
Gibraltar taken by Rooke and Darmstadt, Aug. 3, 1704, v. 151 ; besieged by the
Spaniards inelectually, 1727, v. 426, 427 ; and again, 1719-82, vi. 234, 281, 286 ;
siege ended by the peace, 287.
Gibson, proceedings against, for obstructing a scrutiny into an election, 1751,
Gift'ord, William, supports the " A nto- Jacobin," vii. 88 ; destroys the Delia Crus-
caii school by his '"Baviad" arid Maeviad," vii. 505 ; edits -the " Quarterly Re-
Gilbert, John, aids in constructing the Bridgewater Canal, vi. 342,
Gildas the historian, inconsistencies in the account of the Britons, given by, i. 72.
Gin act, 173i>, v. 453, 454.
Ginkell, earl of Athlone ; captures Athlone, June 30, 1691, iv. 535 ; defeats the
Irish under St. Ruth, at the battle of Aghrim, July 12, 535 ; takes Limerick,
and quells all opposition to William's cause, 536; accompanies William in his
campaign of 1695, 590, et seq.
Girondins, a French political party, vi. 517 ; obtains the administration of affairs,
531; di-anisied from power, 533 ; they desire a Republic, 538 ; their power and
policy, 548, 549 ; they vote the abolition of royalty, 549 ; and the death of the
king, 570 ; insurrection against them, 596, 597 ; its political existence extin-
guished, 596 ; their triumph in the provinces, vii, 17.
Girtin, Thomas, his water-colour paintings, vii. 548.
Gladsmuir. See Preston Pans.
Gladstone, W. E., remarks of, on the opium war, viii. 281 ; colonial secretary, 392.
Glass, duty on ; glass houses in Defoe's time, iv. 403 ; reduction of the duty on,
1831, viii. 71 ; and repeal, 1845 ; important results consequent thereon, 379, 380.
Glencoe ; dislike of lord Bredalbaiie towards the MacDonalds of, iv. 542 ; tardy
submission of the chief Maclaii to William's government, 543 ; letters of Dal-
rymple concerning the extirpation of the tribe of , 546 : captain Campbell des*
patched to, with a troop of soldiers, 548 ; description of the glen ; treacherous
behaviour of Campbell, 548 ; perpetration of the massacre, Feb. 13, 1692, 549 ;
inquiries are made into the massacre, 551 ; but no one is punished bat Dal-
rymple, who is merely dismissed from his secretaryship, and Breadalbane, who
is imprisoned for a short time, and then pardoned, 552.
Glendowur, Owen, heads a revolt of the Welsh against Henry IV., i. 591 ; is de-
clared prince of Wales, 592 ; repulses the army of sir Edmund Mortimer, 592 ;
and that of the king, 593 ; concludes a treaty with, and receives assistance
from France, 601 ; successful resistance of, 602 ; is exempted from the general
pardon of Henry IV. to the Welsh in 1411, 602 ; uncertain time of the death of,
Gloucester. Humphrey, duke of, appointed joint protector of Henry VI. with the
duke of Bedford, ji. 40 ; marries Jacqueline of Hainault and quarrels with the
duke of Burgundy, 41 ; the pope declares the marriage void, 41 ; marries Elea-
nor Cobham, 42 ; feuds between Gloucester and Henry Beaufort, bishop of
Winchester, 42 ; continued struggle with Beaufort for predominance in the
council, 59 ; his wife accused of sorcery, 59 ; trial of the duchess with Boling-
broke and Southwell for sorcery and conspiracy, in 1440, 60 ; they are found
guilty, the duchess imprisoned for life and Bohngbroke executed, 61 ; is ar-
rested for high treason, and found dead in his bed on Feb. 28, 144", 62.
Gloucester, duke of, son of princess Anne, died at Windsor, July 30, 1700 ; sys-
tem upon which his education was pursued, v. 89.
Gloucester, William, duke of ; George III.'s brother ; born 1743 ; married Lady
Waldegrave privately, 17C6, vi. 150.
Glynn, Serjeant, counsel for Wilkes. 1763, vi. 74 : elected M.P. for Middlesex.
Goddard, General, takes Ahmedabad and Bassein, vi. 433.
Goderich, F. J. Robinson, viscount ; treasurer of the navy and president of the
board of trade, vii. 552 ; chancellor of the exchequer ; his sanguine views of
the state of the country, 1825, 599, 600 ; secretary of state for war and the colo-
nies', 618 ; placed at the head of the government'. 1827, viii. 13 ; unable to recon-
cile Mr. Herries and Mr Huskisson, he resigns, Jan. 9, 1828, 16 ; colonial sec-
retary, 67 ; lord privy seal and earl of Ripon, 1833, 135 ; resigns, 1834, 160.
Godiva of Coventry, story of, i. 202.
Godolphin, lord, betrays the Brest expedition to James, iv. 591 ; implicated by
Fenwick with holding treasonous correspondence with James II., v. 37 ; made
first commissioner of the treasury, 1701, 94 ; obtains a high place among queen
Anne's councillors, 1702, 113 ; he calls the Whigs into public service, giving
them the places formerly possessed by the Tories, 150 ; joins Marlborough in
insisting on Harley's dismissal from office, 1708, 203 ; has to struggle for office
in opposition to Harley, 218; Harley obtaining the upperhand, Godolphiu is
dismissed from office, 1710, 235.
Godoy, prince of Algarves ; a favourite at the Spanish court, vii. 265 ; his schemes
against the royal family, 268, 269 ; seized by the French, 269.
Godwin, earl, induces Alfred, son of Ethelred, to land in England to oppose