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A Popular History of France from the Earliest Time

Produced by David Widger

HISTORY OF FRANCE

BY M. GUIZOT

VOLUME II.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

XVII. THE CRUSADES, THEIR DECLINE AND END. 9

XVIII. THE KINGSHIP IN FRANCE 65

XIX. THE COMMUNES AND THE THIRD ESTATE 205

XX. THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR. PHILIP VI. AND JOHN II. 249

XXI. THE STATES-GENERAL OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY 328

XXII. THE HUNDRED YEARS' WAR. CHARLES V. 358

LIST OF STEEL ENGRAVINGS.

BRIDGE OF TOULOUSE FRONTISPIECE.

PREACHING THE SECOND CRUSADE 13

ST. LOUIS ADMINISTERING JUSTICE 46

ST. LOUIS MEDIATING BETWEEN HENRY III. AND HIS BARONS 136

THE SICILIAN VESPERS 156

THE TOWN AND FORTRESS OF LILLE 164

LIST OF WOOD-CUT ILLUSTRATIONS.

Richard's Farewell to the Holy Land 10

Defeat of the Turks 16

The Christians of the Holy City defiling before Saladin. 28

Richard Coeur de Lion having the Saracens beheaded. . 37

Sire de Joinville 55

The Death of St. Louis 64

Thomas de Marie made Prisoner 69

Louis the Fat on an Expedition 69

The Battle of Bouvines 81

Death of De Montfort 104

De la Marche's parting Insult 126

"It is rather hard Bread." 146

The Battle of Courtrai 167

Colonna striking the Pope 185

The Hanging of Marigny 200

The Peasants resolved to Live according to their own Inclinations and their own Laws. . . . 209

Insurrection in favor of the Commune at Cambrai 214

Burghers of Laon 220

View of the Town of Laon 223

Bishop Gaudri dragged from the Cask 224

The Cathedral of Laon 233

Homage of Edward III. to Philip VI. 250

Van Artevelde at his Door 264

"See! See!" she cried 283

Statue of James Van Artevelde 296

Queen Philippa at the Feet of the King 314

John II., called the Good 318

"Father, ware right! Father, ware left!" 326

King John taken Prisoner 326

Arrest of the Dauphin's Councillors 334

Charles the Bad, King of Navarre 335


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