Excerpt from The History of England, Vol. 7 of 8: From the Invasion Iof Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688 A new session - Rupture with Holland - A new session - Victory of the English - Rupture with France - Rupture with Denmark - New session - sea-fight of four days - Victory of the English - Fire in London - Advances towards peace - Disgrace at Chatham - Peace of Breda - Clarendon's fall - and banishment - State of France - Character of Lewis XIV. - French invasion of the Low Countries - Negotiations - Triple league - Treaty of Aix-la-cha-pelle - Affairs of Scotland - and of Ireland. A parliament - The cabal - Their characters - Their councils - Alliance with France - a parliament - Coventry act - Blood's crimes - Duke declares himself catholic - Exchequer shut - Declaration of indulgence - Attack of the Smyrna fleet - War declared with Holland - Weakness of the States - Battle of Solebay - Sandwich killed - Progress of the French - Consternation of the Dutch - Prince of Orange Stadtbelder - Massacre of the de Wits - Good conduct of the prince - A parliament - Declaration of indulgence recalled - Sea-fight - Another Sea-fight - Another Sea-fight - Congress of Cologne - A parliament - Peace with Holland. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."