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claims, 394 ; disbandment of the armyi
398; establishment of Anglican pre-
dominance, 399.

Revolution of 1688, causes of, 404 ff. ;
landing of William, 417; discussion of
constitutional principles in Parliament,
417 ; formulation of the Declaration of
Right, 419; Proclamation of William
and Mary, 421.

Russell, Lord John, and Reform Bill of
1832, 549 ff-

Scholasticism, Wycliffe and, 222; Eras-
mus on, 232 ff.

Scotland, representation in, 542; Refor-
mation in, 308 ff.

Seebohm, on Erasmus and More, 231
ff.

Seeley, on Europe in the Elizabethan age,
307 ff.

Serls, in Anglo-Saxon times, 2, 3; in
Anglo-Norman period, 81 ff. ; relation
to lord, 83 ff. ; relation to third per-
sons, 86 ; relation to the state, 87 ff. ;
how created, 88 ff. ; manumission of,
91 ff. ; and Magna Carta, 116.

Sloane, on the Continental System, 520 ff.

Socialism, in England, definition of, 609;
origin of, 617 ; tendencies of trades
unions, legislation, and political pro-
grammes towards, 618 ff.; and local
government, 622; and imperialism,

634 ff-

State interference, growth of, 615.
Statute, development of, from petition,

147 ff.
Stubbs, on the Anglo-Saxon conquest,

6 ff. ; on reforms of Henry II,o6 ff. ;



on Parliament, 124 ff., 140 ff. ; on the
Church in the Middle Ages, 204 ft.
Supremacy, royal, see Reformation.

Taxation, connection with representa-
tion, 137; and redress of grievances,
145-147; alterations in, 396; unparlia-
mentary, 345.

Theodore, organization of Church in
England, 21 ff.

Theology, see Scholasticism.

Towns, origin of, 169; position of, 129;
privileges of, 130; charters of, 130;
gilds in, 169 ff. ; life in, during Mid-
dle Ages, 185 ff. ; municipal defence,
185 ; police, 188 ; preservation of boun-
daries, 188 ; land and property of, 190;
improvements in, 192; charity in aid
of, 193; amusements in, 194; church
as centre of, 198; public spirit in, 201
ff. ; and Parliament, 543 ff.

Trent, Council of, 313 ft

Trevelyan, on Wycliffe, 221 ff. ; on
James I, 331 ff.

United States, presidential system in,
598 ff. ; Constitution of, compared with
that of Australia, 650 ff. ; imperialism
in, 626.

Utopia, written by More, 237; inter-
national policy in, 238; criticism of
government, 240; social economy of,
242; religion in, 242.

Villages, early English, 3 ; see Manor.

Walpole, Sir Robert, compared with
eighteenth-century statesmen, 467 ; not
an intriguer, 468 ; accused of Parlia-
mentary corruption, 469; charges of
pccu'ation, 471 ; and civil service, 473;
the evidence against him, 474; his pri-
vate affairs, 475.

Walpole, Sir Spencer, on the old Par-
liamentary system. 538 ff. ; on Reform
of 1832, 549 ff.

Wardship, 76.

Wesley, Charles, at Oxford. 480,

Wesley. John, early years of, 479 ; life at
Oxford. 480 ; conversion of, 482 ; and
supernaturalism, 487; as a man, 489 ff.



Index



669



Wessex, supremacy of, 25 ff.

Whitby, Synod of, 19-21.

Whitefield, at Oxford, 480, 481.

William the Conqueror, advance on
London, 62 ft'. ; negotiations with Lon-
don, 63; accepts crown, 66; corona-
tion, 67 ff. ; position as sovereign, 73;
and feudalism, 75 ff.

William III, lands in England, 417 ; pro-
claimed king, 421.

Witenagem6t, right of freemen to attend,
49 ; absence of law defining powers of,
51 ; power in electing and deposing



kings, 52 ff. ; share in government, 55
ff. ; dependence on character of king,
58 ; relation to Parliament, 125.
I Wolfe, General, career and character of,
454 ff. ; his victory on the Heights of
Abraham, 462 ff.

Wolsey, and the Church, 251.

Wycliffe, life of, 221 ff. ; and scholasti-
cism, 222; development of his doc-
trines, 223; and transubstantiation,
225 ; attitude toward other sacraments,
226 ff. ; and the pope, 229; and the
Bible, 230 ; and the Reformation, 274.



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