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Tranquillity of the Empire
Death of Ferdinand III. and accession of his son Leopold
Her passion for literature hurtful to her administration ib.
Returns to Rome, and there passes the remainder of her life ibid.
Delivers up (by order of the late king) Dublin, and every
Ormond again takes possession of the government, and re-
Cromwell lands in Ireland, takes Drogheda by storm, and
In order to please the Covenanters, he submits to many
Fairfax resigns his commission, and Cromwell is appointed
He enters Scotland with a veteran army of sixteen thousand
The enthusiastic zeal of the Presbyterian clergy obliges Les-
Cromwell makes himself master of Leith and Edinburgh ib.
1651 He makes his escape from them but is induced to return ib.
While Cromwell is employed in cutting off his provisions,
The battle of Worcester
For greater security ascends a spreading oak
same horse, to Bristol, in the character of a servant ibid.
After forty days concealment, he embarks in a small vessel at
Every place in the dominions of Great-Britain or Ireland
The Dutch abolish the dignity of Stadtholder
St. John the English envoy, fails in an attempt to form a co-
His behaviour on that occasion
He remains possessed ofthe whole civil and military power
Death of Van Tromp
nour of the flag
1654 The Dutch purchase peace by yielding to England the ho-
Cromwell summons a free Parliament
1657 A motion made in the House of Commons, and abill voted,
Believes, contrary to the opinion of his physicians, that he
They revive the Rump, or remnant of the Long-Par-
Amuses the Committee of Safety with a shew of ne-
The Parliament restored
1660 Monk advances southward with his army
General Lambert made prisoner, and sent to the Tower ibid.
He reveals his intentions, in favour of the King, to Sir John
1520 He enters the South-Sea by the Straits that bear his