Tinville, Fouquier, furious zeal shown by, as public accuser, vi. 591, 592;
executed, 1795, vii. 58.
Tippoo Saib, son of Hyder Ali ; concludes a peace with the British, vi. 438 ; wars
against the British under Cornwallis, 1790, 1791 ; defeated May 15, 1791 : sur-
renders Seringapatam, Feb., 1792, and concludes a peace, Mar. 19, 573-575 ;
Bonaparte's letter to, 1799, vii. 128 ; he relies upon assistance from the French ;
general Harris enters his territory of Mysore, Mar. 5, 1799, 129; Sepingapatam
stormed and Tippoo slain, May 4, 130 ; division of his territory, 130.
Titus, allusion of, to the security afforded to the Britona by the sea, i . 15.
Tocqueville, his remarks on the public opinion respecting the French revolution,
vi. 491 ; and the French national character, vii. 21.
Tolentino, treaty of, Feb. 19, 1797, vii. 109.
Toleration Act, passed, 1689, iv. 467 ; an imperfect boon , 467 ; 468.
Tone, Wolfe, captured ; sentenced to death ; commits suicide ; died Nov. 19,
1798, vii. 117.
Tooke. Home, arrested on a charge of high treason, vii. 35 ; trial of, 37 ; defended
by Erskine and acquitted, 37.
Torgau, battle of, 1760, vi. 49
Torres Vedras, construction of, and events connected with Wellington's lines of,
Torrington, earl of, sent out to fight the French, defeated off Beachy Head, June,
1690 ; his baseness and hesitating conduct, iv. 515.
Tostig, brother of Harold, succeeds Siward as earl of Northumbria, i. 197 ;
oppression exercised by, occasions an insurrection, 202 ; is banished, 203 :
invades England with a force of Norwegians, is defeated and slain at Stamford
Bridge in 1066, 206.
Toulon, besieged by the allies, 1707, v. 200 ; negotiations : of the royalists of, with
lord Hood. vii. 19 ; the fleet and harbour surrendered to the British, 20 ; politi-
cal opinions of its inhabitants, 20, 21 ; besieged by the republicans, 19-20 ; the
British compelled to evacuate the place, 23 ; republican barbarities, 24, 25.
Tournay, surrendered to the allies, 1709, v. 213 ; invested by the French, 1745, 495.
Tourville, count de, a French admiral ; defeats Torrington off Beachy Head,
June 30, 1C90, iv . 514; anchors off Torbay, July 22, lands his troops at Teign-
mouth and devastates the village, 518 ; sails for France, 519 ; defeated l>y
Russell off La Hogtie, May 19 ; 1692, 562 ; his fleet, having assembled, is again
dispersed on the 23rd by admiral Rooke, 563 ; joins the Toulon fleet, 584 ; sails
into the Mediterranean, 590.
Townley, colom-1 in the Pretender's army ; tried, v. 560 ; executed, 1746, 560.
Townley. Charles, his collection of sculpture ; bought for the British Museum.
1805, viii. 541, 542.
VOL. VIII. 40.
Townshend, lord, Charles, his fear that France will render aid to the Pretender,
v 378 ; disagrees with Stanhope ; dismissed from his office of secretary of state ;
offered the lord lieutenancy of Ireland, 393 ; which he reluctantly accepts, 393 ;
but is dismissed from it, April 3, 1717, 394 ; appointed secretary of state in room
of earl Stanhope, 1721, 415 ; accompanies George I. to Hanover, 1727, 427-429 ;
quarrels with Walpole ; resigns office, 434 ; and retires to the country, 434.
Townshend, brigadier-general, completes Wolfe's victory before Quebec, 1759, vi.
Townshend, Charles, chancellor of the exchequer, 1766, vi. 98, 140 ; his astonish-
ment at Pitt's political schemes, 99 ; dies of fever. 1768, 102.
Townshend, Thomas, draws attention to the tardiness of action by the navy
authorities, 1778, vi. 213 ; secretary of state, 1782. 280, 603.
Towton, the battle 01, on March 29, 1461, and victory of the Yorkists, ii. 122, 123 ;
constitution of the contending armies of the Koses, 122.
Trafalgar, battle of, Oct. 21, 1805, vii. 208-211.
Traitorous correspondence bill passed, 1744 ; debate on it, v. 497, 4fcS ; another
introduced, 1793, and passed in a modified form, vi. 584 ; debate on, 585. 588.
Trav ancore, rajah of, attacked by Tippoo, vi. 573 ; wars against Britain, 1807-
1809, vii. 620, 621.
Travelling, means for, as shown in bishop Swinfield's journeys between Preet-
bury and London, i. 4-14, 448 ; another journey from Oxford to Canterbury, in
1289, 44<i ; travelling in London, 1289, 447 ; as shown in his \isitations, 1290,449 ;
mode of, as exhibited by a Scotch army in 1312, 479 ; dangers of, in the latter
half of the 15th century, ii. 98; dangerous condition of the London streets,
temp. Henpy VIII., 499; statute passed for repairing the highways, 1E55, 500;
means for, on the Thames, temp. Henry VIII, 501 ; insecurity of, illustrated in
the murder of Arden of Feversbam. in 1551, 504 ; custom of resorting to the
seaside for pleasure a modern one, iv. 391 ; horror of, in a hilly country, 391 ;
partly caused by the bad roads, ti>mp queen Anne, 392 ; Bath and Tunbridge
Wells, the principle resorts of pleasure seekers, 393; in Yorkshire, temp. Q.
Anne, 413 ; bad state of the road between London and Kensington, 1736, 461 ;
stage coaches, inns, and travelling accommodation about 1737, vi. 3P2 ; dangers
from highwaymen, drunken drivers, and rapid coaching, 393; first mail coach
started (1784) by Mr. Palmer, .194.
Treasonable Attempts bill passed 1795 ; its objects ; debate on it, vii. 81, 62.
Treason, bills for regulating trials in cases of high, brought forward ; not passed,
1692, iv. 558 ; passed 1695 ; lord Ashley's speech on, v. 23.
Treaties, chronological table of, and the wars connected with them, from 1326 to
1731, v. 258, 203 ; from 1732 to 1748, 502 ; from 1750 to 1784, vi. 601, 602 ; from 1787
to June 25, 1802, vii. 169, 170 ; from 1802 to 1814, 641, 644 ; from 1815 to 1850,
viii. 204, 205.
Trevor, sir John, master of the rolls ; parliamentary corruption commenced by,
iv. 503 ; receives a thousand guinea bribe for assisting in passing the Orphans
act ; he is discovered, found gxiilty, and expelled the House of Commons, of
which he was the speaker, v. 14.
Tribute, not paid by Britain for some time after the invasion of Caesar, i. 27.
Trichinopoly defended by Mahomed Ali, v. 594 ; the siege raised by the British,
Triennial bill introduced and passed by both Houses, 1693 ; but vetoed by the
king ; becomes law, 1694, iv. 575, 593.
Triple Alliance, the, concluded, Jan. 4, 1717, v. 393.
Trogoff, admiral, commands the Toulon fleet, 1793 ; an anti-revolutionist, vii. 19.
Troppau, Congress of, Oct. 20, 1820, viii. 204.
Trotter, the navy paymaster ; his evidence against lord Melville, 1805, vii. 200.
Trumbull, sir William ; ambassador and secretary of state ; first encourager of
Pope's poetical talents, v. 296.
Tullibardine, marquis, joins the Scotch insurrection of 1715, v. 368 ; and the earl
Marischal's expedition, 1719, 402 ; accompanies Charles Edward in his descent
upon Scotland, 50.3 ; raises the Pretender's standard, Aug. 19, 1745, 506.
Turin invested by the French, 1706 ; prince Eugene compels them to raise the
siege, v, 133.
Turner, bishop of Ely, enters into Jacobitical intrigues, iv. 531; implicated by
Preston in his plot, 533.
Turner, J. W. M. ; character of his principal pictures, vii. 546 ; his early popu-
larity, 547 ; style of liis early water colour paintings, 518.
rurnpikes, Jaws relating to, amendei"
ug to, amended and consolidated, in consequence of the
Hcbecca riots, viii. 355.
Tyrawley, lord, placed at the bar of the House of Commons to give evidence on
the Spanish war, v. 241.
Tyrconnel : hiu schemes in favour of James II. iv.475 ; puts Ireland in to a state of
defence, 475 ; domineers over the Irish protestants, and places the power of
the kingdom in the hands of the papists, 476 ; assumes the viceroyship of Ireland
under James, 1691, 535.
ULFUS, lands given by, to the chapter of York, with a horn as the symbol of the
title, i. 141.
Ulm capitulated to the allies, Sept. 12, 1704, v. 147 ; peace of, July 3, 1620, 261 ;
besieged by Napoleon ; to whom it is surrendered by Mack, Oct. 20, 1805, vii.
Union, Anne empowered by parliament to negotiate for a, with Scotland, 1702,
v. 114 ; progress of the negotiations ; debates and speeches ; national feelings
elicited, 176-195 ; the act of union received the royal assent, March 6, 1787, 195-
Union with Ireland proposed in George Ili.'s message to parliament, Jan. 22,
1799, vii. 107 ; progress of the bill for ; debates, &c., 118, 126 ; completed 1800, 187.
United Irishmen, the, organized ; they scheme a rebellion, vii. 109, 110 ; narrative
of the rebellion, 111, 118.
University of London opened, 1828, viii. 21 ; debate on the motion for granting a
charter to the ; the motion carried, 1835 ; various names applied to the institu-
Utrecht, commencement of negotiations at, 1711, v. 257 ; union of, Jan. 22, 1579,
261; terms of the peace announced to parliament, 270; treaty of, signed by
Great Britain, France, Savoy, Portugal, Prussia, and the States-General,
April 11, and by Spain, July 13, 1713 ; conditions of the treaty, 264, 273.
Uxbrulge. lord, leads the English cavalry at Quatre Bras, vii. 396 ; his leg shot
off at Waterloo, 403. .
VACCINATION* discovered by E. Jenner ; the great good that has resulted from
its practice, vii. 521.
Vagrancy, statute to repress, in 1504, ii. 240 ; atrocious severity of one in 1536,
340 ; renewed statute in 1547, imposing slavery as a punishment, 488 ; repealed,
1549, 560 ; statute of Elizabeth against, iii. 197 ; inefficiency of the laws against,
198 ; hardships of the vagrancy laws on the poor, vii. 441.
Valen9ay, treaty of, 8 Dec. 1813, vii. 643-
Valencia besieged by Phillip, v. 159 ; stratagems employed by Peterborough in
accomplishing its relief, 159, ICO.
Valenciennes, siege of ; and capitulation to the allies, July 28, 1793, vii. 13.
Valmy, battle of, Sept 20, 1792, vi. 549.
Vanbrugh, sir John, commences the Blenheim palace, 1705, v. 168 ; begins his
practice as architect in his 36th year, with Castle Howard, 341 ; his chief works:
their character condemned by the wits and essayists, but properly appreciated
by sir J. Reynolds, 3!1.
Vaiulamme, general, repulsed by Abercromby in Holland, 1799, vii. 138 ; defeated
and taken prisoner at the battle of the Katzbach, 1813, 348.
Van leveldes, their sea paintings ; they found a school of painting, v. 349.
Vane, sir Henry, the younger, produces the papers of the Privy Council to prove
the guilt of Strafford, iii. 3U8 ; chief negotiator with Scotland for an alliance
with the parliament, 485 ; his modifications of the treaty in favour of toleration,
486 ; a leading Independent statesman. 520 ; wishes 10 keep the army intact,
533 ; one of the chief disputants with the king at the treaty of Newport, 533 ;
member of the Council of State, 590 ; President of the Committee for the
Navy, iv. 17 ; conduct of, at the dissolution of the Long Parliament by Oliver
Cromwell, 28 ; publishes a pamphlet describing a new form of government, 81 ;
Cromwell in vain endeavours to persuade him not to act in opposition to his
government ; and he is imprisoned, 82 ; is excepted from the Act of Indemnity
in 1660, but his life recommended to be spared, 142 ; is tried for high treason in
662, 157 ; able defence of, and the king's letter recommending him to be put
out of the way on account of it, 157 ; his execution, on June 14, 1662, 158.
Vansittart, Nicholas, as British envoy attempts, to avert a war with Denmark,
1801, vii. 157 ; chancellor of the exchequer, 1812-1820, 552, 640 ; unwilling to
believe that the annexation of Saxony to Prussia had been consented to by
British ministers, 411.
Varangians, the Anglo-Saxons driven from England, become the emperor's
guard at Constantinople, i. 215 ; valour displayed by, 216.
Vauxhall gardens, company and amusement of, 18th century, contrasted with
those of Kanelagh, vi. :W8-X>.
Vellore, mutiny at, 1806, vii. 227, 228.
Vendome, duke of, commands the French army in the Netherlands, 1707, v. 199 ;
Veneti, inhabitants of Brittany, character of, i. 14 ; intimate relations of. with
England, 14 ; resistance offered by, to Cassar, 14 ; assistance afforded to, by the
Britons, 14 ; conquest of, by Cagsar, 15.
Venice entered by the French, May 16, 1797, vii. 86 ; cession of, to Austria, 1797,
Ven'loo carried by storm by the English, Sept. 18, 1702, v. 115.
Venner, Thomas, futile attempt at insurrection of, in 1657, in favor of the Fifth
Monarchy, iv. 92.
Verdun capitulated to the Prussians, Sept. 2, 1792, vi. 549.
Vergennes, count de, French minister for foreign affairs ; his interview with
Franklin and Lee, 1776, vi. 193 ; with Steuben, 1777, 198 ; and with Mr. Oswald,
Shelburn's agent, 1782, 279 ; offended at the United States signing a peace with-
out obtaining the consent of France, 288, 289.
Vergniaud, an eloquent Girondin, vi. 517 ; obtains a draft of a decree for forming
the national convention, 540 ; his war cry against the Prussians, 1792, 542 ; pro-
poses to obtain the people's judgment on the sentence passed against Louis
XVI. ; votes the king's death, 569 ; as president of the convention declares the
sentence of death against Louis, 569 ; interferes in behalf of Mrs. Elliott, on her
being arrested, 1793, 588 ; executed, Oct. .31, 1793, vii. 26, 27.
Vernon, Edward, vice-admiral ; takes Porto Bello ; despatched against the
Spanish-American possessions ; advises the capture of Carthagena, v. 476 ;
renders no assistance to general Wentwortji, 478 ; boasts of having destroyed
all the enemies' castles, 478.
Verona, congress of, Aug. 25, 1822, viii. 204.
Verrio, employment of, to ornament Windsor Castle, iv. 203 ; his ceiling paint-
ings, V. 332, 348.
Verulam, attacked and destroyed by Boadicea, A.D. 61, i. 35.
Vespasian, conquests of, in Britain, i. 30 ; triumph bestowed on, 30.
Victor, marshal, with Macdonald, defeated by Suwarrolt" at Trebbia, 1799, vii.
134 ; defeated by Melas, 1800, 149 ; retreats from Talavera to Torrijos ; joined
by Sebastian! and king Joseph, 1809, 297.
Victor Amadeus II. of Savoy joins the confederacy against France ; his war with
the French, iv. 529 ; his despair at the devastation of his country by the
French ; Schomberg sent to cheer him, 534 ; defeated at Marsiglia, 583 ; makes
peace with France, v. 35 ; thus losing his chance to the English crown ; marries
Anne Marie of Orleans, a descendant of Charles I. of England, 91 ; Anne re-
quests subsidies for him, 123 ; besieged in Turin by the French, 1706, 163 ; joins
the allies in a campaign against France, 1707 ; ineffectually bombards Toulon,
200 ; signs the treaty of Utrecht ; Sicily, and a claim to the Spanish succession,
yielding to, 273 ; reigned as king of Sardinia, 1720-1730, vi. 600.
Victoria, queen, daughter of the duke and duchess of Kent, born May 24, 1819,
viii. 201; she succeeds to the throne on the death of her uncle, William IV.,
June 20. 1837 ; her demeanour and appearance at the audience with the privy
council, 201. 202 ; meets her parliament ; enthusiastically received ; her speech ;
general feeling of loyalty towards, and attachment to ; opens her new parlia-
ment, 231 ; speech, 232 ; her coronation, 237, 238 ; opens parliament, 1839 ;
speech, 241 ; refuses to accede to sir K. Peel's request to dismiss her ladies of
the bedchamber, 250 ; approbation of her conduct manifested by some, 251,
252; and aspersions thrown on her behaviour by others, 251, 252; marries
prirce Albert, 257 ; her life attempted by Oxford, 260 ; speech on proroguing
parliament, 261 ; speech 011 opening parliament by commission, 274 ; her answer
to the amendment of the address, 276 ; birth of her first child ; and of the
prince of Wales ; speech on opening the parliamentary session, 1842, 388 ; two
attempts on her life by Francis and Bean ; bill passed for better protecting her
person ; speech on proroguing parliament, 343 ; speech, 1844, 362 ; visited by
Louis Philippe, 375 ; speech, 1845, 378 ; with prince Albert visits Germany, 385 ;
offers the premiership to lord J. Russell, 390, 301 ; her parting interview with
sir Peel, 391 ; speech, 1846; 392; prorogues parliament ; speech, 414; speech,
1849, 427, 428.
Vienna entered by the French. 1805, vii. 212, 213; and May, 1809, 288.
Vienna, congress of, 1815, vii 410-41. r .
Vienna, treaty of, April 30, 1725, v. 265 ; the treaty of alliance of. March 16, 1731,
265 ; 432 ; peace of, Nov. 18, 1738, 452, 502 ; peace of, Oct. 14, 1809, vii. 291, 292, 642 ;
treaty of, March 23, 1815 ; federative constitution signed at, June, 1815 ; con-
tention entered into at, Aug. 1815, viii. 204.
Yllladaria, marquis of, captain-general of Andalusia ; opposes sir George Book*
and duke of Ormond, 1702, v. 116 ; sent to recapture Gibraltar, meets with no
success, and is superseded by Be Poiitis, 153.
Villars, marshal, concludes a negotiation with Cavalier, the leader of the Cami-
i-\JLl*JWO Lll^lll calbol VUQ Diogc *J L A^unldjf , t3JH. ttlll JJB ill ,H <l 1 J I J ;l < | 1 1 1 ' I , Zlu (16-
feated by Marlborough at that place, 213 ; constructs a series of fortified lines,
which are forced by Marlborough, It'll, notwithstanding the superiority of his
French army, 251 ; opposes the allied army, 1712 ; corresponds secretly with
Ormond, 267 ; defeats prince Eugene at Deiiaiu, July 24, 208.
Villeneuve, admiral of the Toulon fleet ; chased by Nelson to the West Indies,
and back to Europe, vii. 201 ; where hs engages with sir R. Cakler, July 22,
1805, 204; ordered by Napoleon to enter the Mediterranean and proceed to
Toulon ; in executing which he is defeated by Nelson at Trafalgar. 209, 210.
Villeroy succeeds Luxemburg as general of the French anr.y, v. 15. 16 ; takes
Dixmuyde and Deynse, and attacks William before Namur, 16 ; retires, 16 ; at-
tacks prince Eugene, but is repulsed, 1700, 103 ; appointed to command a de-
tachment of the French army in the campaign of 1704, 132- ; ordered to follow
Marlborough, who gives him the slip near the Meselle, 133, 134 ; threatens
Marlborough before Landau, 147 ; takes Huy and invests 'Liege, 1705, J65 ; re-
treats before Marlborough within the French lines, 165 ; Marloorotigh follows
and forces the lines ; Villeroy then retreats beyond the Dyle, 167 ; his posi-
tion, May 23, 1700, 172 ; defeated by Marlborough at the battle of Kamillies,
173; retreats to Louvain, 174.
Vimiero, battle of, Aug. 21, 1808, vii. 273.
Vinegar Hill, battle of, near Enniscorthy, 1798. vii. 113.
Virginia, first attempts to found a colony in, iii. 144 ; founding of the colony of,
under James Smith, in 1606, 275 ; sufferings; of the first colonists, and subse-
quent progress of the colony, 277, 279.
Vittoria, battle of, June 21, 1813, vii. 346.
Volunteers ; earl of Shelburne's circular proposing the raising of, 1782, vi. 271 ;
spontaneously raised by the Irish, 1779, 273 ; strength of, in Ireland, 1782. 275 ;
formation of corps of, encouraged by government, 1794, vii. 39; imperfectly
aided by the government, 1798, 106 ; rapid enrolment of, in July and August,
1808, 186 ; total number in November, 187 ; Pitt and the volunteers at Walmer.
187 ; general organization of, throughout England and Scotland ; reviewed by
the king at Hyde Park and elsewhere, 188. 189 ; debate on the volunteer sys-
tem ; it is supported by Pitt, 189, 190 ; feebly aided by the ministers, 189 ; ab-
stract of a list of yeomanry and volunteer corps, Dec. 1803, 195.
Vyvyan, sir Kichard, moves for the rejection of the Reform bill, 1831, viii. 77 ;
speech of, on the Municipal Reform bill, 1835, 182.
WADE, general, carries off Gyllenberg's papers, v. 394 ; quells a riot at Glasgow,
1725, 423 ; evidence of, on the Porteous riots, 1736, 459 ; sends troops under
Oglethorpe to pursue the rebels of 1745, 541, 542 ; ordered to return to New-
Wages of labourers in 1288, i. 433 ; of artificers, 452 ; statutes for the regulation
of the scale of, for labourers, 523 ; statutes for the regulation of, and for the
hours of labour, in 1495, ii. 82, 83 ; truck forbidden, 83 ; new statute for the
regulation of, in 1495, 240 ; found ineffectual, and repealed in 1496, 240 ; new
statute for the regulation of, in 1515, 496 ; the legislature declare in 1563 that
the statutes cannot be enforced on account of the high price of provisions, iii.
204 ; income and wages of various classes in the time of queen Anne, iv. 440,
441 ; of the outdoor agricultural labourer, 441 ; combinations of labourers to
demand a rise in, in Edward III.'s reign, v. 574, 575 ; the relation between mas-
ter and man in the question of, 575, 576.
Wagram, battle of, July 5, 1809, vii. 290.
Wakefield, battle of, defeat of the Yorkists, and death of the duke of York, Dec.
31, 1460, ii. 119.
Walcheren, narrative of the expedition against, 1809, vii. 291-297.
Waldeck, prince of, conduct of, at the battle of Fonteiioy, 1745, v. 495.
Waldegrave, lord, character of George III. as pourtrayed by, vi. 51.
Waldegrave, lady, marries the duke of Gloucester, vi. 150 ; letter of, to her
father, sir E. Walpole, on her position as duchess of Gloucester, 151, 152.
Wale, a sign painter ; his portrait of Shakspere, vi. 369.
Wales, state of. as described by Giraldus in 1188, i. 307, 308 ; Llewellyn, prince of,
is summoned to do homage to Edward I., and refuses, 425 ; is attacked by Ed-
ward and forced to submit, in 1277, 425 ; his attendants in London dislike their
food and their treatment there, 426 ; renewed revolt of, in 1282, 430 ; is slain,
and his brother executed, 431, 432 ; prince Edward, born at Caernarvon, April
25, 1284, created prince of Wales, 432 ; statute passed for the settlement of, by
Edward I., 432 ; insurrection in 1287 Suppressed, 456 ; another insurrection i i
121)5 subdued, 463 ; popularity of Richard II. in, 590 ; revolt of, against Henry
IV. under Owen Glendower, 590, 591 ; severe measures taken for the repression
ot, 592 ; Henry IV. and his army repulsed, in 1402, 598 ; successful resistance
of, during the life of Glendower, 601, 602.
Walker, Andrew, weeds the Devil's Acre ; founder of the London ragged
schools, viii. 224.
Walker, George, a Presbyterian minister, one of the principal defenders of Lon-
donderry, iv. 477 ; appointed, with Baker, to succeed Lundy as governor of
Londonderry, during the siege, 479 ; si. in at the battle of the Boyne, July 1,
Walker, James, Vauxhall bridge designed and executed by, iii. 539.
Wallace, William, heads a revolt in Scotland in 1297, against Edward I., i. 466 ;
defeats the English at Stirling, 466 ; created guardian of the kingdom, 467 ; is
defeated at Falkirk, 468 ; continued warfare of, 468 ; is betrayed, and taken
prisoner, 471 ; is taken to London, where he arrives Aug. 22, 1305, 471 ; is ex-
Waller, Edmund, the royalist plot of, discovered, iii. 472 ; saves his life by brib-
ing the Hous j of Commons, 472.
Waller, sir William, successful against the royalists, iii. 471 ; defeated at Lans-
down, 476 ; blockades Oxford, in company with Essex, 493 ; jealousies between
him and Essex, 493 ; pursues the king into Worcestershire, and is defeated by
him, 493 ; called out for the defence of London, 496.
Walloon weavers, introduction of , into England by the protector Somerset, ii.
569 ; driven from England by Mary, 569.
Walmoden, count, commands the English army in Hanover, 1794, vii. 50 ; de-
feated by Pichegru, 50.
Walpole, Robert, succeeds St. John as secretary at war, 1708, v. 204; his argu-
ment in applying the principle of resistance to the general doctrine of the sub-
jects' obedience, 221 ; he is elected a member of queen Anne's third parlia-
ment, which met Nov. 25, 1710, 236 ; defends Steele in the House of Commons,
276 ; his contempt for literature. 294 ; condemns Vanbrugh's architecture, 341 ;
impeaches Bolingbroke of high treason, June 9, 1715, 364 ; moves the adjourn-
ment of the House to prevent the appeal for mercy towards the rebel lords,
382 ; character of his ministerial government, 390 ; resigns the chancellorship
of exchequer, 394 ; opposes an address of thanks, 1718, 400 ; opposed the Peer-
age bill, 1719, 404 ; his prudence during the South Sea scheme, 409 ; called upon
to retrieve the national credit, 411 ; again becomes chancellor of the exchequer,
1721, 415 ; cancels Wood's patent for a copper coinage, 422 ; his interview with
George II. announcing George I.'s death, 429 ; prepares the royal speech for
sir S. Compton, the minister elect ; is confirmed in power by bribing the king,
430 ; quarrels with Townshend ; becomes supreme in the administration, 434 ;
successfully repulses the attempts of the Dissenters, to obtain a repeal of the