The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 07 (of 12)
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 07 (of 12)

By Edmund Burke
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  • THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE
  • IN TWELVE VOLUMES VOLUME THE SEVENTH
  • CONTENTS OF VOL. VII
  • FRAGMENTS AND NOTES OF SPEECHES.
  • SPEECH ON THE ACTS OF UNIFORMITY FEBRUARY 6, 1772.
  • NOTE.
  • SPEECH.
  • SPEECH ON A BILL FOR THE RELIEF OF PROTESTANT DISSENTERS. MARCH 17, 1773.
  • NOTE.
  • SPEECH.
  • SPEECH ON A MOTION MADE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS BY THE RIGHT HON. C.J. FOX, MAY 11, 1793, FOR LEAVE TO BRING IN A BILL TO REPEAL AND ALTER CERTAIN ACTS RESPECTING RELIGIOUS OPINIONS, UPON THE OCCASION OF A PETITION OF THE UNITARIAN SOCIETY
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SPEECH ON THE MOTION MADE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, FEBRUARY 7, 1771, RELATIVE TO THE MIDDLESEX ELECTION.
  • NOTE.
  • SPEECH.
  • SPEECH ON A BILL FOR SHORTENING THE DURATION OF PARLIAMENTS. MAY 8, 1780.
  • SPEECH ON A MOTION MADE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, MAY 7, 1782, FOR A COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO THE STATE OF THE REPRESENTATION OF THE COMMONS IN PARLIAMENT.
  • SPEECH ON A MOTION, MADE BY THE RIGHT HON. WILLIAM DOWDESWELL, MARCH 7, 1771, FOR LEAVE TO BRING IN A BILL FOR EXPLAINING THE POWERS OF JURIES IN PROSECUTIONS FOR LIBELS. TOGETHER WITH A LETTER IN VINDICATION OF THAT MEASURE, AND A COPY OF THE PROPOSED BILL.
  • LETTER
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • LIBEL BILL.
  • SPEECH ON A BILL FOR THE REPEAL OF THE MARRIAGE ACT. JUNE 15, 1781.
  • SPEECH ON A MOTION MADE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, FEBRUARY 17, 1772, FOR LEAVE TO BRING IN A BILL TO QUIET THE POSSESSIONS OF THE SUBJECT AGAINST DORMANT CLAIMS OF THE CHURCH.
  • HINTS FOR AN ESSAY ON THE DRAMA.
  • NOTE.
  • HINTS FOR AN ESSAY ON THE DRAMA.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN ABRIDGMENT OF THE ENGLISH HISTORY. IN THREE BOOKS.
  • AN ABRIDGMENT OF ENGLISH HISTORY. BOOK I.
    • CHAPTER I. CAUSES OF THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE ROMANS AND BRITONS.—CAESAR'S TWO INVASIONS OF BRITAIN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II. SOME ACCOUNT OF THE ANCIENT INHABITANTS OF BRITAIN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III. THE REDUCTION OF BRITAIN BY THE ROMANS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV. THE FALL OF THE ROMAN POWER IN BRITAIN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BOOK II
    • CHAPTER I. THE ENTRY AND SETTLEMENT OF THE SAXONS, AND THEIR CONVERSION TO CHRISTIANITY.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II. ESTABLISHMENT OF CHRISTIANITY—OF MONASTIC INSTITUTIONS—AND OF THEIR EFFECTS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III. SERIES OF ANGLO-SAXON KINGS FROM ETHELBERT TO ALFRED: WITH THE INVASION OF THE DANES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV. REIGN OF KING ALFRED.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V. SUCCESSION OF KINGS FROM ALFRED TO HAROLD.
    • CHAPTER VI. HAROLD II.—INVASION OF THE NORMANS.—ACCOUNT OF THAT PEOPLE, AND OF THE STATE OF ENGLAND AT THE TIME OF THE INVASION.
    • CHAPTER VII. OF THE LAWS AND INSTITUTIONS OF THE SAXONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BOOK III.
    • CHAPTER I. VIEW OF THE STATE OF EUROPE AT THE TIME OF THE NORMAN INVASION.
    • CHAPTER II. REIGN OF WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III. REIGN OF WILLIAM THE SECOND, SURNAMED RUFUS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV. REIGN OF HENRY I.
    • CHAPTER V. REIGN OF STEPHEN.
    • CHAPTER VI. REIGN OF HENRY II.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII. REIGN OF RICHARD I.
    • CHAPTER VIII. REIGN OF JOHN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX. FRAGMENT.—AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN HISTORY OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOL. VII.
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