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CII AP. XLII.
taken prisoner and released-He dies in Africa--Philip JII. --Sicilian Vefpers- Institution of parliaments, and adinit. fion of the commons - Suppression of the knights Templars Flemish expedition-Domestic troubles - Philip's death and character-Louis X. furnamed the boisterous - Philip the Tall-Wisdom of the Salique Law-Charles IV. the laft of the Capatine kings.
p. 326. CH A P. LXII. Philip VI. the first of the race of ValoisClaim of Edward III.
-Hoftilities commence, and Calais is taken --Origin of the title of Dauphin-Death and character of Philip. p. 335.
C H A P. LXIV. John, surnamed the Good-Battle of Poiétiers--- John taken prisoner-He is ransomed-Returns to London and here dies.
P: 337. CHAP. LXV. Charles V. surnamed the Wise Situation of France at his ac.
ceflion--Much improved by the wisdom of Charles ---The English lose ground-Death and character of Charles--Charles VI-His insanity- Affaffination of the duke of Orleans-A civil war-Successes of Henry V.- Death of Henry, and of Charles VI.
p. 339. CHAP. LXVI. Charles VII.-His distrelles Siege of Orleans-Expulsion of
the English from the continent-Louis XI.---Anecdote of his Queen-Charles VIII.-His character - Louis XII.-His amiable character.
p. 345. CH AP, LXVII. Francis I.- Battle of Marignano.-His interview with Henry
VIII. He is a candidate for the Imperial crown-He is taken prisoner-His character.
P. 349. C H A P. LXVIII. Hen: II.-. The dauphin marries Mary queen of Scots-* Francis II.-Catherine of Medicis ---Charles IX-Massacre of the Hugonots - Extraordinary death of Charles - His character-Henry III.--Civil wars-Duke of Guise and his brother affaflinated-Henry aflaffinated by a monk-His character.
P. 352. CH A P. LXIX. Henry IV.-The battle of Ivri-Henry declares himself a Ro
man Catholic-Passes the edict of Nantz-Duke of SullyHis chara'ter-Henry's grand scheme-Is aflatlinated by Ravilliac-Louis XIII.-Civil wars--Cardinal Richelieu' fup