London in the Time of the Stuarts
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London in the Time of the Stuarts

By Walter Besant
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Table of Contents
  • LONDON IN THE TIME OF THE STUARTS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • SOVEREIGNS
    • CHAPTER I JAMES I
    • CHAPTER II CHARLES I
    • CHAPTER III THE CITY AND THE CIVIL WAR
    • CHAPTER IV THE COMMONWEALTH
    • CHAPTER V THE RESTORATION
    • CHAPTER VI THE REIGN
    • CHAPTER VII JAMES II
    • CHAPTER VIII WILLIAM THE THIRD
    • CHAPTER IX QUEEN ANNE
  • RELIGION, GOVERNMENT, AND TRADE
    • CHAPTER I RELIGION
    • CHAPTER II THE CHURCH AND DISSENT
    • CHAPTER III SUPERSTITIONS
    • CHAPTER IV SANCTUARY
    • CHAPTER V CITY GOVERNMENT AND USAGES
    • CHAPTER VI TRADE
    • CHAPTER VII THE IRISH ESTATES
  • THE GREAT PLAGUE AND FIRE
    • CHAPTER I PLAGUE
    • CHAPTER II PLAGUE AND MEDICINE
    • CHAPTER III The Fire I. ASPECT OF THE CITY BEFORE THE FIRE
    • CHAPTER IV II. THE FIRE OF LONDON
    • CHAPTER V CONTEMPORARY EVIDENCE
    • CHAPTER VI LONDON AFTER THE FIRE
  • MANNERS AND CUSTOMS
    • CHAPTER I FOOD AND DRINK
    • CHAPTER II DRESS AND MANNERS
    • CHAPTER III WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS
    • CHAPTER IV PLACES OF RESORT
    • CHAPTER V THEATRE AND ART
    • CHAPTER VI SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS
    • CHAPTER VII COACHES
    • CHAPTER VIII PUNISHMENT AND CRIME
    • CHAPTER IX PUBLIC MORALITY
    • CHAPTER X GENERAL NOTES
  • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX I THE COURT
      • I. Its Government—Ecclesiastical, Civil, and Military
      • II. The Civil Government
    • APPENDIX II LIST OF LONDON CLERGY EJECTED
    • APPENDIX III ALMSHOUSES
    • APPENDIX IV COMPOSITION OF THE LORDS AND COMMONS
    • APPENDIX V ENLARGEMENT OF THE STREETS
      • Rules for the Pitching and Levelling the Streets
    • APPENDIX VI THE NEW BUILDINGS OF LONDON
    • APPENDIX VII GARDENS
  • INDEX
  • OGILBY AND MORGAN’S MAP OF LONDON, 1677 (In Pocket at end of Volume.)
    • The several Marks and Names of the Wards, Parishes, and Liberties
      • LIST OF PRINCIPAL BUILDINGS IN OGILBY & MORGAN’S MAP, 1677 COMPILED FROM THE MAP AND KEY
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