The Great Events By Famous Historians (volume 7) by Charles Francis Horne

The Great Events By Famous Historians (volume 7)

byCharles Francis Horne

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1905. Excerpt: ... CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY EMBRACING THE PERIOD COVERED IN THIS VOLUME A.D. I301-1438 JOHN RUDD, LL.D CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY Embracing The Period Covered In This Volume A.d. i301-1438 JOHN RUDD, LL.D. Events treated at length are here indicated in large type; the numerals following give volume and page. Separate chronologies of the various nations, and of the careers of famous persons, will be found in the Index Volume, with volume and page references showing where the several events are fully treated. A.D. 1301. In Hungary the crown becomes elective; end of the Arpad dy- nasty. Dante begins writing his Divine Comedy. See " Dante Composes THE DlVINA COMMEDIA," vii, I. 130a. Philip the Fair convenes the first meeting of the States-General of France. See "third Estate Joins In The Government Of France," vii, 17. Dante and his party banished from Florence. See "Dante Com- Poses The Divina Commedia," vii, 1. Comyn is appointed regent by the Scots, who make another effort to regain their independence. Pope Boniface VIII issues a bull against Philip the Fair, who bums it, accuses him of simony and heresy, and refuses to acknowledge him as pope. Battle of Courtrai; the Flemings defeat the French. See "war Of The Flemings With Philip The Fair Of France," vii, 23. 1303. Pope Boniface VIII is surprised at Anagni by William de Nogaret, King Philip's adviser; after being kept for some days a pris- oner he is rescued and allowed to return to Rome, where he dies. Scotland submits to Edward I of England. Andronicus Palaeologus, the Byzantine Emperor, engages the Catalan Grand Company to aid him against the Turks.' 1 The Catalan Grand Company was a formidable body of mercenary soldiers; it arose in Sicily during the wars that followed the Sicilian Ves- pers. 1304. Roger di Flor defeat...

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Title:The Great Events By Famous Historians (volume 7)Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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