The Story of Majorca and Minorca
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The Story of Majorca and Minorca

By Sir Clements R. (Clements Robert) Markham
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  • THE STORY OF MAJORCA AND MINORCA
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I Of King Jayme I. of Aragon and how he resolved to conquer Majorca and drive out the Moors
  • CHAPTER II Tells how King Jayme won a victory over the Moors of Majorca; and gives some account of the Moorish capital
  • CHAPTER III Tells how En Jayme besieged and took the capital, conquered the whole island, and became the first Christian King of Majorca
  • CHAPTER IV King Jayme’s last visits—Settlement of the island—Acts and death of Jayme I., first King of Majorca
  • CHAPTER V Tells how the King of Aragon took up Conradin’s glove; how the Pope’s curses went home to roost; and how En Pedro kept his tryst
  • CHAPTER VI Tells how the Queen of Aragon went to Sicily with her sons, how Admiral Lauria won new victories, and how more of the Pope’s curses went home to roost
  • CHAPTER VII Tells how young Federigo held Sicily against all odds, how the Catalan Company went to the east, and how Jayme of Majorca was restored to his island home
  • CHAPTER VIII Tells how King Jayme II. at last reigned in peace, and how his page Raimondo Lulio attained the crown of martyrdom
  • CHAPTER IX The career of Prince Fernando of Majorca; and tells how the orphan was taken home to its grandmother
  • CHAPTER X King Sancho of Majorca
  • CHAPTER XI King Jayme III. of Majorca
  • CHAPTER XII Relates the adventures of Jayme and Isabel, describes the memorial chair, and records the end of the Majorcan dynasty
  • CHAPTER XIII Relates the story, so far as it concerns Majorca, of the last Kings of Aragon
  • CHAPTER XIV The Majorcans as navigators
  • CHAPTER XV The Comunidades
  • CHAPTER XVI The Majorcan historians—War of succession—Families ennobled—Cotoners—Raxa and Cardinal Despuig—Country houses
  • CHAPTER XVII The Marquis of Romana and the patriot Jovellanos.
  • CHAPTER XVIII Conclusion
  • CHAPTER I Minorca—Its prehistoric remains—Mago the Carthaginian—Successive occupations
  • CHAPTER II Conquest of Minorca by Alfonso III.—The Barbary pirates
  • CHAPTER III British occupation of Minorca.
  • CHAPTER IV Minorca as a base
  • CHAPTER V Minorca under British rule
  • CHAPTER VI Minorca twice lost
  • CHAPTER VII The third occupation of Minorca—Loss of British rule
  • INDEX
    • SOME PRESS OPINIONS OF THE RE-ISSUE.
  • THE WORKS OF Elizabeth Barrett Browning and of Robert Browning.
  • WORKS BY ARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON.
  • THE WATERLOO LIBRARY. THIS SERIES COMPRISES SOME OF THE BEST WORKS OF MODERN AUTHORS. THE VOLUMES ARE WELL PRINTED AND ISSUED IN A NEAT CLOTH BINDING OF SPECIAL DESIGN.
  • NEW VOLUME. ADAM GRIGSON. By Mrs. HENRY DE LA PASTURE. DAILY TELEGRAPH.—‘Quite a notable achievement in many ways, there being at least three pictures of women contained in it which could not be improved upon.’
    • VOLUMES PREVIOUSLY ISSUED.
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