John Deane of Nottingham Historic Adventures by Land and Sea
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John Deane of Nottingham Historic Adventures by Land and Sea

By William Henry Giles Kingston
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Table of Contents
  • W.H.G. Kingston
  • "John Deane of Nottingham"
    • Preface.
    • Chapter One.
      • Mr Harwood and Alethea in Sherwood Forest, and Jack Deane’s First Adventure.
    • Mr Harwood and Alethea in Sherwood Forest, and Jack Deane’s First Adventure.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Dinner at Mr Deane’s in Nottingham—Jack Deane announces the Profession he has chosen.
    • Dinner at Mr Deane’s in Nottingham—Jack Deane announces the Profession he has chosen.
    • Chapter Three.
      • A Poaching Expedition to Colwick Park—Jack forms an Acquaintance who leads him into Difficulties.
    • A Poaching Expedition to Colwick Park—Jack forms an Acquaintance who leads him into Difficulties.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Fire near Mr Strelley’s Warehouse—Jack Deane shows that he is a lad of Courage.
    • Fire near Mr Strelley’s Warehouse—Jack Deane shows that he is a lad of Courage.
    • Chapter Five.
      • Jack’s Visit to Harwood Grange—Is urged to assist in the Jacobite Plot.
    • Jack’s Visit to Harwood Grange—Is urged to assist in the Jacobite Plot.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Pearson’s Visit to Squire Harwood—Plan to entrap Jack.
    • Pearson’s Visit to Squire Harwood—Plan to entrap Jack.
    • Chapter Seven.
      • Jack’s Journey to Stourbridge, and Adventures on the Road.
    • Jack’s Journey to Stourbridge, and Adventures on the Road.
    • Chapter Eight.
      • Attacked by Cattle-lifters.
    • Attacked by Cattle-lifters.
    • Chapter Nine.
      • Stourbridge Fair—Adventures at Cambridge.
    • Stourbridge Fair—Adventures at Cambridge.
    • Chapter Ten.
      • Jack encounters Master Pearson, and goes to Norwich.
    • Jack encounters Master Pearson, and goes to Norwich.
    • Chapter Eleven.
      • Jack’s Visit to Mr Gournay—The Story of Madame le Mertens.
    • Jack’s Visit to Mr Gournay—The Story of Madame le Mertens.
    • Chapter Twelve.
      • Jack meets Pearson at Saint Faith’s and accompanies him to the North.
    • Jack meets Pearson at Saint Faith’s and accompanies him to the North.
    • Chapter Thirteen.
      • Jack and Pearson’s Journey to the North, and how Jack was employed on the Road.
    • Jack and Pearson’s Journey to the North, and how Jack was employed on the Road.
    • Chapter Fourteen.
      • Adventures at the Hagg.
    • Adventures at the Hagg.
    • Chapter Fifteen.
      • Jack again visits Harwood Grange.
    • Jack again visits Harwood Grange.
    • Chapter Sixteen.
      • Residence in the Fens of Lincolnshire.
    • Residence in the Fens of Lincolnshire.
    • Chapter Seventeen.
      • A Decoy described.
    • A Decoy described.
    • Chapter Eighteen.
      • Journey to London with Long Sam.
    • Journey to London with Long Sam.
    • Chapter Nineteen.
      • The Conspiracy.
    • The Conspiracy.
    • Chapter Twenty.
      • A Ride for Liberty.
    • A Ride for Liberty.
    • Chapter Twenty One.
      • John Deane turns Sailor, and joins the “Weymouth,” Captain Jumper.
    • John Deane turns Sailor, and joins the “Weymouth,” Captain Jumper.
    • Chapter Twenty Two.
      • First Sea-Fight.
    • First Sea-Fight.
    • Chapter Twenty Three.
      • After the Battle.
    • After the Battle.
    • Chapter Twenty Four.
      • Cutting-out Expedition—John Deane is Promoted—Capture of two Galleys.
    • Cutting-out Expedition—John Deane is Promoted—Capture of two Galleys.
    • Chapter Twenty Five.
      • The Galley-slave, and who he was.
    • The Galley-slave, and who he was.
    • Chapter Twenty Six.
      • Visit to Norwich and to the Farm at the Fens—A bitter Disappointment.
    • Visit to Norwich and to the Farm at the Fens—A bitter Disappointment.
    • Chapter Twenty Seven.
      • Returns Home.
    • Returns Home.
    • Chapter Twenty Eight.
      • Serves under Benbow in the West Indies.
    • Serves under Benbow in the West Indies.
    • Chapter Twenty Nine.
      • Hurricane—Captured by Pirates.
    • Hurricane—Captured by Pirates.
    • Chapter Thirty.
      • Imprisonment in the Pirates’ Island—The Lovers’ Meeting.
    • Imprisonment in the Pirates’ Island—The Lovers’ Meeting.
    • Chapter Thirty One.
      • Dame Pearson’s History—Engagement between the Pirate and Queen’s Ship.
    • Dame Pearson’s History—Engagement between the Pirate and Queen’s Ship.
    • Chapter Thirty Two.
      • The Island Captured.
    • The Island Captured.
    • Chapter Thirty Three.
      • Sir George Hooke takes the Spanish Galleons in Vigo Bay.
    • Sir George Hooke takes the Spanish Galleons in Vigo Bay.
    • Chapter Thirty Four.
      • Hurricane in the British Channel—Sir George Rooke takes Gibraltar—Sea-fight off Malaga.
    • Hurricane in the British Channel—Sir George Rooke takes Gibraltar—Sea-fight off Malaga.
    • Chapter Thirty Five.
      • Home again—Another bitter Disappointment.
    • Home again—Another bitter Disappointment.
    • Chapter Thirty Six.
      • Adventure in the “Nottingham Galley”—Shipwreck.
    • Adventure in the “Nottingham Galley”—Shipwreck.
    • Chapter Thirty Seven.
      • Pennsylvania—Return Home—Last Adventures and Conclusion.
      • The End.
    • Pennsylvania—Return Home—Last Adventures and Conclusion.
    • The End.
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