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WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH



CONTENTS

##  WINDSOR CASTLE

##  OLD SAINT PAUL'S

##  STAR-CHAMBER, VOLUME 1

##  STAR-CHAMBER, VOLUME 2

##  LANCASHIRE WITCHES

##  ROOKWOOD

##  AURIOL

##  GUY FAWKES

##  JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. I

##  JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. II

##  JACK SHEPPARD, VOL. III

##  MANCHESTER REBELS

##  BOSCOBEL OR, THE ROYAL OAK

##  CHETWYND CALVERLEY

##  CONSTABLE DE BOURBON

THE MISER'S DAUGHTER

##  THE TOWER OF LONDON

##  PRESTON FIGHT

##  CARDINAL POLE



TABLES OF CONTENTS OF VOLUMES



WINDSOR CASTLE


By William H. Ainsworth



    CONTENTS


    WINDSOR CASTLE


    BOOK I. ANNE BOLEYN

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.


    BOOK II. HERNE THE HUNTER

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.


    BOOK III. THE HISTORY OF THE CASTLE

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.


    BOOK IV. CARDINAL WOLSEY

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.

    IX.

    X.

    XI.

    XII.


    BOOK V. MABEL LYNDWOOD

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.


    BOOK VI. JANE SEYMOUR

    I.

    II.

    III.

    IV.

    V.

    VI.

    VII.

    VIII.



OLD SAINT PAUL'S, A TALE OF THE PLAGUE AND THE FIRE
By William Harrison Ainsworth



CONTENTS

OLD SAINT PAUL'S.


BOOK THE FIRST.—APRIL, 1665.

I. THE GROCER OF WOOD-STREET AND HIS FAMILY.

II. THE COFFIN-MAKER.

III. THE GAMESTER AND THE BULLY.

IV. THE INTERVIEW.

V. THE POMANDER-BOX.

VI. THE LIBERTINE PUNISHED.

VII. THE PLAGUE NURSE.

VIII. THE MOSAICAL RODS.

IX. THE MINIATURE.

X. THE DUEL.


BOOK THE SECOND.

I. PROGRESS OF THE PESTILENCE.

II. IN WHAT MANNER THE GROCER VICTUALLED HIS HOUSE.

III. THE QUACK DOCTORS.

IV. THE TWO WATCHMEN.

V. THE BLIND PIPER AND HIS DAUGHTER

VI. OLD LONDON FROM OLD SAINT PAUL'S.

VII. PAUL'S WALK.

VIII. THE AMULET.

IX. HOW LEONARD WAS CURED OF THE PLAGUE.

X. THE PEST-HOUSE IN FINSBURY FIELDS.

XI. HOW THE GROCER SHUT UP HIS HOUSE.


BOOK THE THIRD.

I. THE IMPRISONED FAMILY.

II. HOW FIRES WERE LIGHTED IN THE STREETS.

III. THE DANCE OF DEATH.

IV. THE PLAGUE-PIT.

V. HOW SAINT PATHOS WAS USED AS A PEST-HOUSE.

VI. THE DEPARTURE.

VII. THE JOURNEY.

VIII. ASHDOWN LODGE.

IX. KINGSTON LISLE.


BOOK THE FOURTH.

I. THE PLAGUE AT ITS HEIGHT.

II. THE SECOND PLAGUE-PIT.

III. THE HOUSE IN NICHOLAS-LANE.

IV. THE TRIALS OF AMABEL.

V. THE MARRIAGE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES.

VI. THE CERTIFICATE.


BOOK THE FIFTH.

I. THE DECLINE OF THE PLAGUE.

II. THE MIDNIGHT MEETING.


BOOK THE SIXTH.

I. THE FIRE-HALL.

II. THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE FIRE.

III. PROGRESS OF THE FIRE.

IV. LEONARD'S INTERVIEW WITH THE KING.

V. HOW LEONARD SAVED THE KING'S LIFE.

VI. HOW THE GROCER'S HOUSE WAS BURNT.

VII. THE BURNING OF SAINT PAUL'S.

VIII. HOW LEONARD RESCUED THE LADY ISABELLA.

IX. WHAT BEFEL CHOWLES AND JUDITH IN THE VAULTS OF SAINT FAITH'S.

X.


CONCLUSION.



THE STAR-CHAMBER; AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE,
By W. Harrison Ainsworth, Esq.
1854.



CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. The Three Cranes in the Vintry.

CHAPTER II. Sir Giles Mompesson and his partner.

CHAPTER III. The French ordinary.

CHAPTER IV. A Star-Chamber victim.

CHAPTER V. Jocelyn Mounchensey.

CHAPTER VI. Provocation.

CHAPTER VII. How Lord Roos obtained Sir Francis Mitchell's signature.

CHAPTER VIII. Of Lupo Vulp, Captain Bludder, Clement Lanyere, and Sir Giles's other Myrmidons.

CHAPTER IX. The Letters-Patent.

CHAPTER X. The 'prentices and their leader.

CHAPTER XI. John Wolfe.

CHAPTER XII. The Arrest and the Rescue.

CHAPTER XIII. How Jocelyn Mounchensey encountered a masked horseman on Stamford Hill.

CHAPTER XIV. The May-Queen and the Puritan's Daughter.

CHAPTER XV. Hugh Calveley.

CHAPTER XVI. Of the sign given by the Puritan to the Assemblage.

CHAPTER XVII. A rash promise.

CHAPTER XVIII. How the promise was cancelled.

CHAPTER XIX. Theobalds' Palace.

CHAPTER XX. King James the First.

CHAPTER XXI. Consequences of the Puritan's warning.

CHAPTER XXII. Wife and Mother-in-Law.

CHAPTER XXIII. The Tress of Hair.

CHAPTER XXIV. The Fountain Court.

CHAPTER XXV. Sir Thomas Lake.

CHAPTER XXVI. The forged Confession.

CHAPTER XXVII. The Puritan's Prison.

CHAPTER XXVIII. The Secret.

CHAPTER XXIX. Luke Hatton.



THE STAR-CHAMBER; AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE,
By W. Harrison Ainsworth, Esq.
Author of "Windsor Castle," &C.
In Two Volumes.
VOL. II.
1854.



CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. Poison.

CHAPTER II. Counter-Poison.

CHAPTER III. Showing that "our pleasant vices are made the whips to scourge us."

CHAPTER IV. How the forged Confession was produced.

CHAPTER V. A visit to Sir Giles Mompesson's habitation near the fleet.

CHAPTER VI. Of the Wager between the Conde de Gondomar and the Marquis of

CHAPTER VII. A Cloud in the Horizon.

CHAPTER VIII. Whitehall.

CHAPTER IX. Prince Charles.

CHAPTER X. The old Palace-Yard of Westminster.

CHAPTER XI. The Tilt-Yard.

CHAPTER XII. The Tilting Match.

CHAPTER XIII. The Felon Knight.

CHAPTER XIV. The private Cabinet of Sir Giles Mompesson.

CHAPTER XV. Clement Lanyere's Story.

CHAPTER XVI. Sir Jocelyn's rupture with de Gondomar.

CHAPTER XVII. Disgrace.

CHAPTER XVIII. How Sir Jocelyn's cause was espoused by the 'prentices.

CHAPTER XIX. A Noble Revenge.

CHAPTER XX. A Place of Refuge.

CHAPTER XXI. The Arrest.

CHAPTER XXII. The Old Fleet Prison.

CHAPTER XXIII. How Sir Jocelyn was brought to the Fleet.

CHAPTER XXIV. The Abduction.

CHAPTER XXV. The "Stone Coffin."

CHAPTER XXVI. A Secret Friend.

CHAPTER XXVII. Showing how judgment was given by King James in the Star-Chamber, in the

CHAPTER XXVIII. The two warrants.

CHAPTER XXIX. The Silver Coffer.

CHAPTER XXX. How the Marriage was interrupted.

CHAPTER XXXI. Accusations.

CHAPTER XXXII. Judgment.

CONCLUDING CHAPTER.



THE LANCASHIRE WITCHES.
A Romance of Pendle Forest.
By
William Harrison Ainsworth, Esq.
Third Edition.
Illustrated by John Gilbert.
CONTENTS.


INTRODUCTION.
The Last Abbot of Whalley
Chapter I. 	The Beacon on Pendle Hill.
Chapter II. 	The Eruption.
Chapter III. 	Whalley Abbey.
Chapter IV. 	The Malediction.
Chapter V. 	The Midnight Mass.
Chapter VI. 	Teter et Fortis Carcer.
Chapter VII. 	The Abbey Mill.
Chapter VIII. 	The Executioner.
Chapter IX. 	Wiswall Hall.
Chapter X. 	The Holehouses.


BOOK THE FIRST.
Alizon Device
Chapter I. 	The May Queen.
Chapter II. 	The Black Cat and the White Dove.
Chapter III. 	The Asshetons.
Chapter IV. 	Alice Nutter.
Chapter V. 	Mother Chattox.
Chapter VI. 	The Ordeal by Swimming.
Chapter VII. 	The Ruined Conventual Church.
Chapter VIII. 	The Revelation.
Chapter IX. 	The Two Portraits in the Banqueting-Hall.
Chapter X. 	The Nocturnal Meeting.


BOOK THE SECOND.
Pendle Forest
Chapter I. 	Flint.
Chapter II. 	Read Hall.
Chapter III. 	The Boggart's Glen.
Chapter IV. 	The Reeve of the Forest.
Chapter V. 	Bess's o' th' Booth.
Chapter VI. 	The Temptation.
Chapter VII. 	The Perambulation of the Boundaries.
Chapter VIII. 	Rough Lee.
Chapter IX. 	How Rough Lee was defended by Nicholas.
Chapter X. 	Roger Nowell and his Double.
Chapter XI. 	Mother Demdike.
Chapter XII. 	The Mysteries of Malkin Tower.
Chapter XIII. 	The Two Familiars.
Chapter XIV. 	How Rough Lee was again Besieged.
Chapter XV. 	The Phantom Monk.
Chapter XVI. 	One O'Clock!
Chapter XVII. 	How the Beacon Fire was Extinguished.


BOOK THE THIRD.
Hoghton Tower
Chapter I. 	Downham Manor-House.
Chapter II. 	The Penitent's Retreat.
Chapter III. 	Middleton Hall.
Chapter IV. 	The Gorge of Cliviger.
Chapter V. 	The End of Malkin Tower.
Chapter VI. 	Hoghton Tower.
Chapter VII. 	The Royal Declaration concerning Lawful
Sports on the Sunday.
Chapter VIII. 	How King James Hunted the Hart and the
Wild-Boar in Houghton Park.
Chapter IX. 	The Banquet.
Chapter X. 	Evening Entertainments.
Chapter XI. 	Fatality.
Chapter XII. 	The Last Hour.
Chapter XIII. 	The Masque of Death.
Chapter XIV. 	"One Grave."
Chapter XV. 	Lancaster Castle.


ILLUSTRATIONS.
Nicholas Assheton and the Three Doll Wangos
Leaving Hoghton Hall.
Alvetham and John Paslew.
The May Queen.
Nan Redferne and Mother Chattox.
Mother Chattox, Alizon, and Dorothy.
Alizon Alarmed at the Appearance of Mrs. Nutter.
The Incantation.
Potts after Being Thrown from his Horse.
Richard Overhears the Mother Chattox and the Sexton.
The Ride through the Murky Air.
The Phantom Monk.
Alizon Defies Jennet.



ROCKWOOD
BY

WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH

    MEMOIR
    TO MY MOTHER
    PREFACE
    BOOK I—THE WEDDING RING
        The Vault
        The Skeleton Hand
        The Park
        The Hall
        Sir Reginald Rookwood
        Sir Piers Rookwood
        The Return
        An Irish Adventurer
        An English Adventurer
        Ranulph Rookwood
        Lady Rookwood
        The Chamber of Death
        The Brothers
    BOOK II—THE SEXTON
        The Storm
        The Funeral Oration
        The Churchyard
        The Funeral
        The Captive
        The Apparition
    BOOK III—THE GIPSY
        A Morning Ride
        A Gipsy Encampment
        Sybil
        Barbara Lovel
        The Inauguration
        Eleanor Mowbray
        Mrs. Mowbray
        The Parting
        The Philter
        Saint Cyprian's Cell
        The Bridal
        Alan Rookwood
        Mr. Coates
        Dick Turpin
    BOOK IV—THE RIDE TO YORK
        The Rendezvous at Kilburn
        Tom King
        A Surprise
        The Hue and Cry
        The Short Pipe
        Black Bess
        The York Stage
        Roadside Inn
        Excitement
        The Gibbet
        The Phantom Steed
        Cawood Ferry
    BOOK V—THE OATH
        The Hut on Thorne Waste
        Major Mowbray
        Handassah
        The Dower of Sybil
        The Sarcophagus
    L'ENVOY
    NOTES



AURIOL
OR
THE ELIXIR OF LIFE
BY W. HARRISON AINSWORTH
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. K. BROWNE
1898
CONTENTS

PROLOGUE—1599—DR. LAMB

BOOK THE FIRST—EBBA—
CHAPTER I. THE RUINED HOUSE IN THE VAUXHALL ROAD
CHAPTER II. THE DOG-FANCIER
CHAPTER III. THE HAND AND THE CLOAK
CHAPTER IV. THE IRON-MERCHANT'S DAUGHTER
CHAPTER V. THE MEETING NEAR THE STATUE
CHAPTER VI. THE CHARLES THE SECOND SPANIEL
CHAPTER VII. THE HAND AGAIN!
CHAPTER VIII. THE BARBER OF LONDON
CHAPTER IX. THE MOON IN THE FIRST QUARTER
CHAPTER X. THE STATUE AT CHARING CROSS
CHAPTER XI. PREPARATIONS
CHAPTER XII. THE CHAMBER OF MYSTERY

INTERMEAN—1800—
CHAPTER I. THE TOMB OF THE ROSICRUCIAN
CHAPTER II. THE COMPACT
CHAPTER III. IRRESOLUTION
CHAPTER IV. EDITH TALBOT
CHAPTER V. THE SEVENTH NIGHT

BOOK THE SECOND—CYPRIAN ROUGEMONT—
CHAPTER I. THE CELL
CHAPTER II. THE ENCHANTED CHAIRS
CHAPTER III. GERARD PASTON
CHAPTER IV. THE PIT
CHAPTER V. NEW PERPLEXITIES
CHAPTER VI. DR. LAMB AGAIN

THE OLD LONDON MERCHANT

A NIGHT'S ADVENTURE IN ROME—
CHAPTER I. SANTA MARIA MAGGIORE
CHAPTER II. THE MARCHESA
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

The Mysterious Interview in Hyde Park

The Elixir of Long Life

The Ruined House in the Vauxhall Road

The Dog-Fancier

The Hand and the Cloak

The Iron-Merchant's Daughter

The Barber of London

Seizure of Ebba

The Antiquaries

The Chamber of Mystery

The Tomb of the Rosicrucian

The Compact

The Significant Whisper

The Enchanted Chairs

Rougemont's Device to perplex Auriol



GUY FAWKES

OR

THE GUNPOWDER TREASON

AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE

BY

WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH

With Illustrations on Steel by George Cruikshank

CONTENTS.
  	  	PAGE
  	DEDICATION 	iii
  	PREFACE 	v

  	Book the First.
  	THE PLOT.

CHAPTER
I. 	AN EXECUTION IN MANCHESTER, AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY 	1
II. 	ORDSALL CAVE 	10
III. 	ORDSALL HALL 	12
IV. 	THE SEARCH 	26
V. 	CHAT MOSS 	31
VI. 	THE DISINTERMENT 	49
VII. 	DOCTOR DEE 	50
VIII. 	THE MAGIC GLASS 	56
IX. 	THE PRISON ON SALFORD BRIDGE 	62
X. 	THE FATE OF THE PURSUIVANT 	66
XI. 	THE PILGRIMAGE TO SAINT WINIFRED'S WELL 	71
XII. 	THE VISION 	83
XIII. 	THE CONSPIRATORS 	87
XIV. 	THE PACKET 	98
XV. 	THE ELIXIR 	105
XVI. 	THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH AT MANCHESTER 	115
XVII. 	THE RENCOUNTER 	129
XVIII. 	THE EXPLANATION 	131
XIX. 	THE DISCOVERY 	133
XX. 	THE DEPARTURE FROM THE HALL 	139

  	Book the Second.
  	THE DISCOVERY.

I. 	THE LANDING OF THE POWDER 	147
II. 	THE TRAITOR 	156
III. 	THE ESCAPE PREVENTED 	163
IV. 	THE MINE 	169
V. 	THE CAPTURE OF VIVIANA 	179
VI. 	THE CELLAR 	187
VII. 	THE STAR-CHAMBER 	195
VIII. 	THE JAILER'S DAUGHTER 	198
IX. 	THE COUNTERPLOT 	212
X. 	WHITE WEBBS 	220
XI. 	THE MARRIAGE IN THE FOREST 	228
XII. 	THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBER 	237
XIII. 	THE FLIGHT OF THE CONSPIRATORS 	245
XIV. 	THE EXAMINATION 	255

  	Book the Third.
  	THE CONSPIRATORS.

I. 	HOW GUY FAWKES WAS PUT TO THE TORTURE 	262
II. 	SHOWING THE TROUBLES OF VIVIANA 	274
III. 	HUDDINGTON 	278
IV. 	HOLBEACH 	292
V. 	THE CLOSE OF THE REBELLION 	294
VI. 	HAGLEY 	304
VII. 	VIVIANA'S LAST NIGHT AT ORDSALL HALL 	313
VIII. 	HENDLIP 	319
IX. 	WHITEHALL 	327
X. 	THE PARTING OF VIVIANA AND HUMPHREY CHETHAM 	311
XI. 	THE SUBTERRANEAN DUNGEON 	332
XII. 	THE TRAITOR BETRAYED 	336
XIII. 	THE TRIAL 	341
XIV. 	THE LAST MEETING OF FAWKES AND VIVIANA 	344
XV. 	SAINT PAUL'S CHURCHYARD 	347
XVI. 	OLD PALACE YARD 	352
XVII. 	THE LAST EXECUTION 	355



JACK SHEPPARD
VOLUME I (of III)
A Romance


By W. Harrison Ainsworth
1839



CONTENTS

ILLUSTRATIONS:


EPOCH THE FIRST, 1703, JONATHAN WILD

CHAPTER I. THE WIDOW AND HER CHILD.

CHAPTER II. THE OLD MINT.

CHAPTER III. THE MASTER OF THE MINT.

CHAPTER IV. THE ROOF AND THE WINDOW.

CHAPTER V. THE DENUNCIATION.

CHAPTER VI. THE STORM.

CHAPTER VII. OLD LONDON BRIDGE.


EPOCH THE SECOND, 1715, THAMES DARRELL

CHAPTER I. THE IDLE APPRENTICE.

CHAPTER II. THAMES DARRELL.

CHAPTER III. THE JACOBITE.

CHAPTER IV. MR. KNEEBONE AND HIS FRIENDS.

CHAPTER V. HAWK AND BUZZARD.

CHAPTER VI. THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS THE LADDER.

CHAPTER VII. BROTHER AND SISTER.

CHAPTER VIII. MICHING MALLECHO.

CHAPTER IX. CONSEQUENCES OF THE THEFT.

CHAPTER X. MOTHER AND SON.

CHAPTER XI. THE MOHOCKS.

CHAPTER XII. SAINT GILES'S ROUND-HOUSE.



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS


Mr. Wood offers to adopt little Jack Sheppard

Jonathan Wild discovers Darrell in the Loft

The Murder on the Thames

The Storm

The Name on the Beam

“May I be cursed if ever I try to be honest again”

Jack Sheppard exhibits a vindictive character

Jack Sheppard accuses Thames Darrell of Theft



JACK SHEPPARD
VOLUME II (of III)
A Romance


By W. Harrison Ainsworth
1839



CONTENTS

ILLUSTRATIONS:


CHAPTER XIII. THE MAGDALENE.

CHAPTER XIV. THE FLASH KEN.

CHAPTER XV. THE ROBBERY IN WILLESDEN CHURCH.

CHAPTER XVI. JONATHAN WILD'S HOUSE IN THE OLD BAILEY.

CHAPTER XVII. THE NIGHT-CELLAR.

CHAPTER XVIII. HOW JACK SHEPPARD BROKE OUT OF THE CAGE AT WILLESDEN.

CHAPTER XIX. GOOD AND EVIL.


EPOCH THE THIRD, THE PRISON-BREAKER, 1724.

CHAPTER I. THE RETURN.

CHAPTER II. THE BURGLARY AT DOLLIS HILL.

CHAPTER III. JACK SHEPPARD'S QUARREL WITH JONATHAN WILD.

CHAPTER IV. JACK SHEPPARD'S ESCAPE FROM THE NEW PRISON.

CHAPTER V. THE DISGUISE.

CHAPTER VI. WINIFRED RECEIVES TWO PROPOSALS.

CHAPTER VII. JACK SHEPPARD WARNS THAMES DARRELL.

CHAPTER VIII. OLD BEDLAM.

CHAPTER IX. OLD NEWGATE.

CHAPTER X. HOW JACK SHEPPARD GOT OUT OF THE CONDEMNED HOLD.



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS


Frontispiece: Jack Shepard committing the Robbery in Willesden Church

Jack Sheppard gets drunk, and orders his Mother off

Jack Sheppard's escape from Willesden Cage

Mrs. Sheppard expostulating with her Son

Jack Sheppard and Blueskin in Mr.Wood's Bedroom

Jack Sheppard and Edgeworth Bess escaping from Clerkenwell Prison

Jack Sheppard escaping from the Condemned Hold in Newgate



JACK SHEPPARD
VOLUME III (of III)
A Romance


By W. Harrison Ainsworth
1839



CONTENTS

ILLUSTRATIONS:


CHAPTER XI. DOLLIS HILL REVISITED.

CHAPTER XII. THE WELL HOLE.

CHAPTER XIII. THE SUPPER AT MR. KNEEBONE'S.

CHAPTER XIV. HOW JACK SHEPPARD WAS AGAIN CAPTURED.

CHAPTER XV. HOW BLUESKIN UNDERWENT THE PEINE FORTE ET DURE.

CHAPTER XVI. HOW JACK SHEPPARD'S PORTRAIT WAS PAINTED.

CHAPTER XVII. THE IRON BAR.

CHAPTER XVIII. THE RED ROOM.

CHAPTER XIX. THE CHAPEL.

CHAPTER XX. THE LEADS.

CHAPTER XXI. WHAT BEFELL JACK SHEPPARD IN THE TURNER'S HOUSE.

CHAPTER XXII. FAST AND LOOSE.

CHAPTER XXIII. THE LAST MEETING BETWEEN JACK SHEPPARD AND HIS MOTHER.

CHAPTER XXIV. THE PURSUIT.

CHAPTER XXV. HOW JACK SHEPPARD GOT RID OF HIS IRONS.

CHAPTER XXVI. HOW JACK SHEPPARD ATTENDED HIS MOTHER'S FUNERAL.

CHAPTER XXVII. HOW JACK SHEPPARD WAS BROUGHT BACK TO NEWGATE.

CHAPTER XXVIII. WHAT HAPPENED AT DOLLIS HILL.

CHAPTER XXIX. HOW JACK SHEPPARD WAS TAKEN TO WESTMINSTER HALL.

CHAPTER XXX. HOW JONATHAN WILD'S HOUSE WAS BURNT DOWN.

CHAPTER XXXI. THE PROCESSION TO TYBURN.

CHAPTER XXXII. THE CLOSING SCENE.



List of Illustrations

Frontispiece

Jonathan Wild throwing Sir Rowland Trenchard down the Well

Jack Sheppard tricking Shotbolt the Gaoler

The Escape, No. I.

The Escape, No. II

The Escape, No. III

Jonathan Wild seizing Jack Sheppard at his Mother's Grave

Jack Sheppard's Irons knocked off in Newgate

The Procession from Newgate to Tyburn

The Last Scene



The Manchester Rebels
OF
THE FATAL '45


BY

WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FREDERICK GILBERT

1880


I. How the Infant Heir was Stolen 1



II. Manchester in 1745 6



III. Introduces Dr. Deacon, Dr. Byrom, and Colonel Townley 9


IV. Sir Richard Rawcliffe 19


V. Introduces our Hero 23


VI. Advice 26


VII. Rencounter near the Old Town Cross 28


VIII. Beppy Byrom 32


IX. The Two Curates of St. Ann's 37


X. Constance Rawcliffe 40


XI. The Boroughreeve of Manchester 44


XII. The Rescue 47


XIII. Constance makes a Discovery 52


XIV. St. Ann's-square 57


XV. How Salford Bridge was saved from Destruction 63


XVI. Tom Syddall 67


XVII. How Tom Syddall was carried Home in Triumph 71


XVIII. The Meeting in the Garden 76


XIX. Mrs. Butler 79


XX. The Jacobite Meeting in Tom Syddall's Back Room 86


XXI. Ben Birch, the Bellman of Manchester 90



I. How Manchester was taken by a Serjeant, a Drummer, and a Scottish Lassie 94


II. The Proclamation at the Cross 99


III. Father Jerome 103


IV. General Sir John MacDonald 106


V. Helen Carnegie's Story 112


VI. Captain Lindsay 115


VII. A Residence is chosen for the Prince 117


VIII. Interview between Secretary Murray and the Magistrates 120


IX. Arrival of the First Division of the Highland Army. Lord George Murray 122


X. The Duke of Perth 125


XI. Arrival of the Second Division 127


XII. The Young Chevalier 129


XIII. The Prince's Interview with Mrs. Butler and the Two Damsels 134


XIV. The Prince's March to Head-Quarters 137


XV. The Prince's Levee 140


XVI. The Illuminations 148


XVII. A Quarrel at Supper 151


XVIII. Captain Weir 154


XIX. Captain Weir is interrogated by the Prince 162


XX. The Duel 165


XXI. Castle Field 169


XXII. Father Jerome counsels Sir Richard 176


XXIII. The Prince attends Service at the Collegiate Church 180


XXIV. The Prince inspects the Manchester Regiment 182


XXV. An unsatisfactory Explanation 184


XXVI. The Ride to Rawcliffe Hall 187


XXVII. Rawcliffe Hall 189


XXVIII. A startling Disclosure 192


XXIX. The mysterious Chamber 194


XXX. A terrible Catastrophe 197


XXXI. Sir Richard Rawcliffe's Confession 202


XXXII. Atherton's Decision is made 208



I. An Old Jacobite Dame 212


II. Atherton's Gift to Constance 215


III. A Retreat resolved upon 220


IV. How the Manchester Regiment was welcomed on its return 224


V. A fresh Subsidy demanded 227


VI. A false Message brought to Helen 230


VII. A Court-Martial 235


VIII. Helen Pleads in Vain 239


IX. Together to the Last 242


X. Mr. James Bayley 246


XI. The Vision 249


XII. The Retreat from Manchester to Carlisle 253



I. Colonel Townley appointed Commandant of the Carlisle Garrison 256


II. Atherton taken Prisoner 258


III. The Duke of Cumberland 262


IV. Surrender of Carlisle to the Duke of Cumberland 264



I. The Escape at Wigan 270


II. The Meeting at Warrington 274


III. Atherton takes Refuge at Rawcliffe Hall 276


IV. An Enemy in the House 281


V. A Point of Faith 285


VI. A Letter from Beppy Byrom 288


VII. Atherton questions the Priest 292


VIII. The Search 295


IX. Who was Found in the dismantled Rooms 298


X. A successful Stratagem 301


XI. Atherton meets with Dr. Deacon at Rosthern 305


XII. A sad Communication is made to Dr. Deacon 311


XIII. A Journey to London Proposed 314


XIV. Jemmy Dawson's Letter 316


XV. The Parting between Monica and her Mother 322


XVI. The Journey 326



I. Monica visits Jemmy in Newgate 330


II. Colonel Conway 333


III. Cumberland House 336


IV. The Trial of the Manchester Rebels 342


V. The Night before the Executions 346


VI. The Fatal Day 348


VII. Five Years Later 353



BOSCOBEL

OR

THE ROYAL OAK.

A TALE OF THE YEAR 1651.

BY

WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH.

ILLUSTRATED.
CONTENTS.
  	Page
Dedication 	iii.
Preface 	v.

BOOK I.
THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER.

CHAPTER I.
How Charles the Second arrived before Worcester, and captured a Fort, which he named "Fort Royal" 	1
CHAPTER II.
Showing how the Mayor of Worcester and the Sheriff were taken to Upton-on-Severn, and how they got back again 	9
CHAPTER III.
How Charles made his Triumphal Entry into Worcester; and how he was proclaimed by the Mayor and Sheriff of that Loyal City 	15
CHAPTER IV.
How Charles was lodged in the Episcopal Palace; and how Doctor Crosby preached before his Majesty in the Cathedral 	21
CHAPTER V.
How Charles rode to Madresfield Court; and how Mistress Jane Lane and her Brother, with Sir Clement Fisher, were presented to his Majesty 	24
CHAPTER VI.
How Charles ascended the Worcestershire Beacon; and of the Ambuscade prepared for him as he came down 	29
CHAPTER VII. [Pg x]
How Colonel Legge brought important News to the King, and how his Majesty paid a Visit to Severn End 	32
CHAPTER VIII.
Of the Counsel given by Colonel Lesley to the King 	38
CHAPTER IX.
Of the Grand Muster at Pitchcroft 	40
CHAPTER X.
The Bivouac on the Plain 	44
CHAPTER XI.
Colonel Roscarrock relates how the Earl of Derby was routed at Wigan 	48
CHAPTER XII.
How Urso Gives was wedded to Mary Rushout 	51
CHAPTER XIII.
Showing how the King had fortified the City 	53
CHAPTER XIV.
By what means General Lambert gained the Pass at Upton Bridge 	56
CHAPTER XV.
How Cromwell reconnoitred the City from Red Hill 	60
CHAPTER XVI.
In which Massey proposes a Night Attack on the Enemy 	63
CHAPTER XVII.
How the Suburbs of the City were Burnt 	66
CHAPTER XVIII.
How Urso Gives had an Interview with the Lord General in the Stable of Spetchley Manor-house 	69
CHAPTER XIX.
The Camisade 	76
CHAPTER XX.
How Urso Gives was arrested 	79
CHAPTER XXI.
Showing how Dame Gives became a Widow 	87
CHAPTER XXII.
How the Earl of Derby arrived at Worcester 	91
CHAPTER XXIII. [Pg xi]
In what Manner Jane Lane was captured, and brought before Cromwell 	97
CHAPTER XXIV.
What Charles beheld from the Summit of the Cathedral Tower 	100
CHAPTER XXV.
How Cromwell constructed a Bridge of Boats across the Severn 	106
CHAPTER XXVI.
How Cromwell threw a Flying Bridge over the Teme
CHAPTER XXVII.
The Fight of Powick Bridge 	110
CHAPTER XXVIII.
How the Battery on Perry Wood was taken by the King 	113
CHAPTER XXIX.
How the Battle of Worcester was lost by the King 	117
CHAPTER XXX.
How the Enemy entered the City, and how the King quitted it 	119
CHAPTER XXXI.
The Last Stand made by the Royalists 	123
CHAPTER XXXII.
The Consultation at Barbourne Bridge, and the King's Flight 	125

BOOK II.
WHITE LADIES.

CHAPTER I.
How Cromwell visited the dying Duke of Hamilton at the Commandery; and what passed between them 	128
CHAPTER II.
How the fugitive King and his Companions rode from Barbourne Bridge to White Ladies 	133
CHAPTER III.
The Penderels 	137
CHAPTER IV. [Pg xii]
How Charles was disguised as a Woodman 	142
CHAPTER V.
How Charles was concealed in Spring Coppice, and how it rained there, and Nowhere else in the Neighbourhood 	147
CHAPTER VI.
How Charles supped at Hobbal Grange, and whom he met there 	150
CHAPTER VII.
How Charles and Trusty Dick were frightened by the Miller of Evelith 	155
CHAPTER VIII.
How the King was received by Mr. Francis Woolfe at Madeley Court 	156

BOOK III.
THE ROYAL OAK.

CHAPTER I.
Showing how the Hunting-lodge was built by the Lord of Chillington, and how it acquired its Name 	163
CHAPTER II.
How Trusty Dick bethought him of the Oak 	167
CHAPTER III.
How the King and Careless took Refuge in the Oak 	172
CHAPTER IV.
How Careless captured an Owl in the Oak 	174
CHAPTER V.
How they breakfasted in the Oak 	176
CHAPTER VI.
How Colonel James halted beneath the Oak 	179
CHAPTER VII.
How they played at Dice in the Oak 	180
CHAPTER VIII. [Pg xiii]
How they had a Visitor in the Oak, and in what Manner they treated Him 	182
CHAPTER IX.
How Charles slept in the Secret Closet; and how Careless slept in a Priest's Hole in the Garret 	185
CHAPTER X.
In which the King proves Himself a good Cook 	189
CHAPTER XI.
What brought Father Huddlestone to Boscobel 	191

BOOK IV.
MOSELEY OLD HALLS.

CHAPTER I.
Chillington House 	195
CHAPTER II.
How the King was well-nigh captured by Madmannah 	198
CHAPTER III.
How the King rode the Miller's Horse; and how he was escorted during his Ride 	203
CHAPTER IV.
Where the King found Jasper 	208
CHAPTER V.
By what Device the King escaped being captured by Colonel Ashenhurst 	211
CHAPTER VI.
How the King bade Farewell to the Penderels; and how his Majesty was received by Mr. Thomas Whitgreave of Moseley Old Hall 	215
CHAPTER VII.
How the King was presented to Mrs. Whitgreave 	220
CHAPTER VIII.
How Two Spies came by Night to Moseley Old Hall 	223

BOOK V. [Pg xiv]
JANE LANE.

CHAPTER I.
By whom the Two Spies were put to Flight 	227
CHAPTER II.
How the King arrived at Bentley House 	231
CHAPTER III.
How Will Jones found a Friend in the Stable 	234
CHAPTER IV.
How Will Jones breakfasted with the Men-servants in the Buttery 	236
CHAPTER V.
How they set out on the Journey 	238
CHAPTER VI.
What passed between Will Jones and the Blacksmith 	241
CHAPTER VII.
How they were received at Packington Hall 	243
CHAPTER VIII.
How they were stopped by the Troopers at Wootton Wawen 	247
CHAPTER IX.
How they arrived at Long Marston 	249
CHAPTER X.
How Charles incurred the Cook's Displeasure 	252

BOOK VI.
ABBOTS LEIGH.

CHAPTER I.
How the Two Grooms changed Horses at Stoke-on-the-Wold 	258
CHAPTER II.
How Charles took Shelter during a Storm in Rats Abbey Barn; and how he delivered Careless and Dame Gives from the Troopers 	262
CHAPTER III. [Pg xv]
What passed in the Barber's Shop at Cirencester 	266
CHAPTER IV.
Bristol in the Seventeenth Century 	269
CHAPTER V.
How Charles found a Faithful Adherent at Abbots Leigh 	272
CHAPTER VI.
Careless brings the King good News 	275
CHAPTER VII.
The Tavern-keeper and the Skipper 	278
CHAPTER VIII.
St. Augustine's Green 	281
CHAPTER IX.
The Gorge of the Avon 	283

BOOK VII.
TRENT.

CHAPTER I.
Of the Vengeance taken by Careless on the Troopers 	287
CHAPTER II.
How Jane Lane agreed to attend the King to Trent 	291
CHAPTER III.
Colonel Francis Wyndham, of Trent 	293
CHAPTER IV.
Juliana Coningsby 	299
CHAPTER V.
How Charles arrived at Trent 	304
CHAPTER VI.
Of the Parting between the King and Jane Lane 	306
CHAPTER VII.
Of the Interview between the King and Sir John Stangways in Melbury Park 	308
CHAPTER VIII.
How the King heard the Particulars of his own Death and Burial 	311
CHAPTER IX. [Pg xvi]
Captain Ellesdon of Lyme Regis 	315
CHAPTER X.
Stephen Limbry of Charmouth, Ship-master 	318
CHAPTER XI.
Of the Arrangements made by Harry Peters with Dame Swan 	322
CHAPTER XII.
How the King played at Hide-and-Seek at Trent 	324
CHAPTER XIII.
How Charles set out for Charmouth 	329
CHAPTER XIV.
How the King and Juliana were received by Dame Swan 	332
CHAPTER XV.
The Watchers by the Sea 	337
CHAPTER XVI.
How the Grey Mare proved the Better Horse 	339
CHAPTER XVII.
The Reverend Bartholomew Wesley 	342
CHAPTER XVIII.
How the King fled from Bridport Harbour 	348
CHAPTER XIX.
Broad Windsor 	352
CHAPTER XX.
Colonel Robin Philips, of Montacute House 	354
CHAPTER XXI.
How the King left Trent 	357
CHAPTER XXII.
How they Dined at the George at Mere; and how the Host related his Dream 	360
CHAPTER XXIII.
Heale House 	362
CHAPTER XXIV.
How Charles encountered Desborough on Salisbury Plain 	364
CHAPTER XXV.
The Parting at Stonehenge 	366

[Pg xvii]
ILLUSTRATIONS.
Charles and Careless hiding in the Oak 	To face Title.
Site of Fort Royal 	9
Jane Lane Presented to Charles II. 	27
Room in the Commandery 	65
Old Bridge at Powick 	110
Plan of Worcester in 1651 	128
White Ladies 	137
Boscobel House 	159
Room at Boscobel House 	163
Front View of Boscobel House 	167
Charles hiding in the Secret Closet at Boscobel House 	199
Moseley Hall 	223
Charles and Jane Lane setting out from Bentley House 	238
Abbots Leigh 	272
Trent House 	293
The King's Room in Trent House 	306



CHETWYND CALVERLEY
By William Harrison Ainsworth,
1877



CONTENTS

CHETWYND CALVERLEY.


INTRODUCTION.—THE YOUNG STEPMOTHER.

I. OUSELCROFT.

II. TERESA.

III. MR. CALVERLEY.

IV. FATHER AND SON.

V. THE OLD BUTLER.

VI. SELF-EXAMINATION.

VII. TERRIBLE SUSPICIONS.

VIII. DEATH OF MR. CALVERLEY.


BOOK THE FIRST—MILDRED.

I. SUITORS.

II. SIR BRIDGNORTH CHARLTON.

III. INQUIRIES.

IV. PORTRAITS.

V. THE POCKET-BOOK.

VI. BRACKLEY HEATH.

VII. CAPTAIN DANVERS.

VIII. BRACKLEY HALL.

IX. LADY BARFLEUR.

X. THE GALLERY.

XI. WHAT PASSED IN THE GARDEN.

XII. BRACKLEY MERE.

XIII. PURSUIT OF THE GIPSIES.

XIV. THE BLOODHOUND.

XV. THE DEERHOUNDS.


BOOK THE SECOND—THE HEIRESS OF BRACKLEY HALL.

I. THE LAST OF THE OLD CHESHIRE SQUIRES.

II. A CONSULTATION.

III. CHETWYND'S LETTER.

IV. HOW THE DIREFUL NEWS WAS RECEIVED BY MRS. CALVERLEY; AND HOW SIR BRIDGNORTH VOLUNTEERED TO MAKE INQUIRIES AS TO ITS TRUTH.


BOOK THE THIRD—WALTER LIDDEL.

I. ON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE.

II. THE HOUSE IN SPENCER'S KENTS.

III. INTRODUCES MR. TANKARD, MR. LAEKINS, AND MR. PLEDGER DAPP.

IV. SIGEBERT SMART.

V. ROMNEY.

VI. ROSE HARTLEY.

VII. TOM TANKARD.

VIII. AS A FOOTMAN.

IX. IN WHICH MISS CLOTILDE TRIPP AND MISS FLORA SICKLE-MORE MAKE THEIR APPEARANCE.

X. SUPPER.


BOOK THE FOURTH—PROBATION.

I. THE FIRST STEP.

II. THE SECOND ORDEAL.

III. THE RETURN TO OUSELCROFT.

IV. WHICH OF THE TWO?

V. HOW CAPTAIN DANVERS WAS THROWN OVER BY BOTH LADIES.

VI. MRS. CALVERLEY RENDERS CHETWYND AN IMPORTANT SERVICE.

VII. HOW CHETWYND AND EMMELINE PLIGHTED THEIR FAITH IN THE OLD CHAPEL.

VIII. THE HAUNTED BOOM.

IX. WHAT PASSED BETWEEN CAPTAIN DANVERS AND MRS. CALVERLEY IN THE GARDEN.

X. AN INVITATION TO TOWN.


BOOK THE FIFTH—LADY THICKNESSE.

I. IN WHICH CHETWYND LEARNS HOW A QUARREL HAS TAKEN PLACE BETWEEN ROSE AND HARRY NETTERVILLE.

II. HARRY NETTERVILLE'S JEALOUS RAGE.

III. LORD COURLAND.

IV. A VIEW OF THE RING ROAD.

V. LORD COURLAND CONTINUES UNDECIDED.

VI. LADY THICKNESSE HAS A CONFERENCE WITH SCROPE.

VII. THE VISIT TO MRS. HARTLEY'S.

VIII. HOW HARRY NETTERVILLE FOUND ROMNEY.

IX. CAPTAIN DANVERS ARRIVES IN BELGRAVE SQUARE.

X. MRS. CALVERLEY MAKES AN IMPORTANT CONQUEST.

XI. LADY THICKNESSE CONSULTS SIR BRIDGNORTH.

XII. ANOTHER EXPLANATION.

XIII. A SOIREE DANSANTE.

XIV. AN UNPLEASANT INQUIRY.

XV. EVIDENCE IN CHETWYND's FAVOUR.

XVI. LORD COURLAND PROPOSES TO MRS. CALVERLEY.


BOOK THE SIXTH—THE CLAUSE IN MR. CALVERLEY'S WILL.

I. OLD NOBBIS QUESTIONS LAURA.

II. THE CABINET.

III. HOW THE WILL WAS FOUND.

IV. A LETTER PROM LORD COURLAND.

V. SHOWING WHAT MRS. CALVERLEY'S DRESSING-BOX CONTAINED.

VI. POISON IN THE CUP.

VII. PANGS OP REMORSE.

VIII. HARRY NETTERVILLE AND TOM TANKARD APPEAR AT OUSELCROFT.

IX. THE ATTEMPTED ABDUCTION.

X. HOW MILDRED RECOVERED.

XI. MORE LETTERS.

XII. LORD COURLAND ARRIVES AT OUSELCROFT.

XIII. A DANCE ON THE LAWN.

XIV. HOW MRS. CALVERLEY PASSED THE NIGHT.

XV. HOW DOCTOR SPENCER WAS SENT FOR.

XVI. CHETWYND MAKES COMMUNICATION TO SIR BRIDGNORTH.

XVII, DOCTOR SPENCER.

XVIII. DOCTOR SPENCER HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH CHETWYND.

XIX. WHAT PASSED BETWEEN LORD COURLAND AND MR. CARTERET.

XX. THE PARTING BETWEEN TERESA AND LORD COURLAND.

XXI. HOW MRS. CALVERLEY MADE HER WILL.

XXII. CHETWYND IS SUMMONED TO HIS SISTER'S ROOM, AND IS SENT BY HER TO TERESA.—THEIR INTERVIEW.

XXIII. SIR BRIDGNORTH PROPOSES TO LADY THICKNESSE, AND IS ACCEPTED.

XXIV. THE RACE BETWEEN ZEPHYRUS AND TOM TANKARD.

XXV. CAPTAIN DANVERS BRINGS DISTRESSING NEWS.

XXVI. TERESA'S CONFESSION.

XXVII. A MONTH LATER.

XXVIII. ALL IS SETTLED.

XXIX. CONCLUSION.



THE CONSTABLE DE BOURBON
By William Ainsworth
1878



CONTENTS


BOOK I.—THE AFFRONT.

I. FONTAINEBLEAU.

II. FRANÇOIS I.

III. LOUISE DE SAVOIE.

IV. WHAT PASSED BETWEEN THE KING AND BOURBON.

V. THE DAME DE BEAUJEU.


BOOK II.—THE FLIGHT.

I. THE SECRET TREATY.

II. HOW SAINT-VALLIER REMONSTRATED WITH THE CONSTABLE.

III. SHOWING HOW THE PLOT PROGRESSED.

IV. THE COMTE DE MAULEVRIER.

V. WHAT PASSED IN THE SICK MAN'S CHAMBER.

VI. DIANE DE POITIERS.

VII. PEROT DE WARTHY.

VIII. HOW BOURBON QUITTED THE CHATEAU DE MOULINS,

IX. CHANTELLE.

X. HOW THE BISHOP OF AUTUN AND THE COMTE DE SAINT-VALLIER WERE

XI. MARCELLINE D'HERMENT.

XII. THE CHATEAU DE LALLIÈRES.

XIII. THE MOUNTAIN HOSTELRY.

XIV. THE MILL AT SAINT-SIMPHORIEN.

XV. VIENNE

XVI. THE ROCK. IN THE RHONE.

XVII. THE INN AT SAINT-ANDRE

XVIII. SAINT-CLAUDE.

XIX. IN WHAT MANNER BOURBON ENTERED BESANÇON.


BOOK III.—THE CHEVALIER BAYARD.

I. HOW THE COMTE DE SAINT-VALLIEr's PARDON WAS OBTAINED.

II. HOW BOURBON WAS APPOINTED TO THE COMMAND OP THE IMPERIAL ARMY.

III. THE TWO ARMIES IN THE MILANESE.

IV. HOW THE DUKE DE BOURBON ENTERED MILAN.

V. THE CONTESSA DI CHIERI.

VI. HOW BOURBON ASSUMED THE COMMAND OF THE IMPERIAL ARMY.

VII. HOW BONNIVET RESOLVED TO RETREAT FROM NOVARA.

VIII. IN WHICH BAYARD RELATES HIS DREAM TO DE LORGES.


BOOK IV.—THE SIEGE OF MARSEILLES.

I. MONCALIERI.

II. THE CASTLE OF MONACO.

III. HOW BOURBON WAS PROCLAIMED COMTE DE PROVENCE.

IV. SHOWING HOW MARSEILLES WAS FORTIFIED,

V. IN WHAT MANNER POMPERANT ENTERED MARSEILLES.

VI. “THE BASILISK.”

VII. THE AMAZONS.

VIII. SHOWING HOW THE BISHOP'S PALACE AND THE CHURCH OF SAINT CANNAT

IX. LES TRANCHERS DES DAMES.

X. HOW POMPERANT FURNISHED A SAFE-CONDUCT TO THE DEPUTIES TO THE KING.

XI. HOW TOULON WAS BESIEGED AND TAKEN BY THE MARQUIS DEL VASTO.

XII. AVIGNON.

XIII. HOW POMPERANT WAS ORDERED FOR, EXECUTION.

XVI. THE MINE.

XV. HOW THE SIEGE OF MARSEILLES WAS RAISED.


BOOK V.-THE BATTLE OF PAVIA

I. HOW FRANÇOIS I. SET OUT FOR ITALY, AND HOW HE ENTERED MILAN.

II. BONNIVET'S LAST INTERVIEW WITH THE COMTESSA DI CHIERI.

IV. OF THE STRATAGEM PRACTISED BY ANTONIO DE LEYVA.

V. GEORGE VON FRUNDSBERG.

VI. HOW FRANÇOIS I. REFUSED TO RAISE THE SIEGE OF PAVIA.

VII. IN WHAT MANNER POMERRANT PROCURED A SUPPLY OP POWDER FOR THE

VIII. HOW MARCELLINE D'HERMENT CAME TO PAVIA TO SOLICIT HER BROTHER'S

IX. HOW PESCARA CAUSED A BREACH TO BE MADE IN THE WALLS OF THE PARK. OF

X. THE BATTLE.

XI. HOW BONNIVET WAS SLAIN BY BOURBON.

XII. HOW THE KING SURRENDERED TO THE VICEROY OF NAPLES.


BOOK VI.—CHARLES V.

I. HOW FRANÇOIS I. WAS TAKEN TO MADRID, AND CONFINED IN A MOORISH

II. HOW THE TREATY OF MADRID WAS SIGNED.


BOOK VII.—THE SACK OF ROME.

I. HOW VON FRUNDSBERG ONCE MORE ENTERED ITALY WITH HIS LANZ-KNECHTS.

II. HOW BOURBON COMMENCED HIS MARCH TO HOME.

III. HOW BOURBON REACHED THE APENNINES.

IV. THE PRINCE OF ORANGE.

V. HOW LANNOY VAINLY ATTEMPTED TO ARREST BOURBON'S MARCH.

VI. VON FRUNDSBERG'S LAST CAROUSE.

VIII. HOW BOURBON AND HIS BANDS ARRIVED BEFORE ROME.

IX. THE FIRST SHOT FROM THE WALLS.

X. IN SAINT PETER'S.



THE TOWER OF LONDON
A Historical Romance
By William Harrison Ainsworth
ILLUSTRATED BY GEORGE CRUIKSHANK
London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street,
MDCCCXL



CONTENTS

PREFACE.


BOOK ONE

I.—OF THE MANNER IN WHICH QUEEN JANE ENTERED THE TOWER OF LONDON.

II.-OF THE INDIGNITY SHOWN TO THE PRIVY COUNCIL BY THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND; AND OF THE RESOLUTION TAKEN BY SIMON RENARD TO AVENGE THEM.

III.-OF THE THREE GIANTS OF THE TOWER, OG, GOG, AND MAGOG; OF XIT, THE DWARF; OF THE FAIR CICELY; OF PETER TRUSBUT, THE PANTLER, AND POTENTIA HIS WIFE; OF HAIRUN THE REARWARD, RIBALD THE WARDER, MAUGER THE HEADSMAN, AND

IV.—OF THE MYSTERIOUS OCCURRENCE THAT HAPPENED TO QUEEN JANE IN SAINT JOHN’S CHAPEL IN THE WHITE TOWER.

V.—OF THE MISUNDERSTANDING THAT AROSE BETWEEN QUEEN JANE AND HER HUSBAND, LORD GUILFORD DUDLEY.

VI.—OF THE SOLEMN EXHORTATION PRONOUNCED TO THE GIANTS BY MASTER EDWARD UNDERHILL, THE “HOT-GOSPELLER,” AT THEIR LODGING IN THE BY-WARD TOWER; AND OF THE EFFECT PRODUCED THEREBY.

VII.—HOW CUTHBERT CHOLMONDELEY WAS THROWN INTO A DUNGEON NEAR THE DEVILIN TOWER; AND HOW A MYSTERIOUS FEMALE FIGURE APPEARED TO HIM THERE.

VIII.—HOW GILBERT ESCAPED FROM THE BY-WARD TOWER, AND SWAM ACROSS THE MOAT; HOW OG HUNG XIT UPON A HOOK; AND HOW LAWRENCE NIGHTGALL BROUGHT THE TOKEN TO CICELY.

IX.—OF THE MYSTERIOUS MANNER IN WHICH GUNNORA BRAOSE WAS BROUGHT TO THE TOWER.

X.—HOW THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND MENACED SIMON RENARD IN SAINT PETER’S CHAPEL ON THE TOWER-GREEN; AND HOW QUEEN JANE INTERPOSED BETWEEN THEM.

XI.—HOW THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND WAS PREVAILED UPON TO UNDERTAKE THE ENTERPRISE AGAINST THE LADY MARY.

XII.—HOW MAGOG BECAME ENAMOURED OF A BUXOM WIDOW, YCLEPED DAME PLACIDA PASTON; HOW HE WENT A WOOING; AND HOW HE PROSPERED IN HIS SUIT.

XIII.—OF THE STRATAGEM PRACTISED BY CUTHBERT CHOLMONDELEY ON THE JAILOR.

XIV.—HOW SIMON RENARD AND THE LORDS OF THE COUNCIL WERE ARRESTED BY LORD GUILFORD DUDLEY.

XV.—HOW GUNNORA BRAOSE SOUGHT AN AUDIENCE OF QUEEN JANE.

XVI.—HOW THE COUNCIL DEPOSED QUEEN JANE; AND HOW SHE FLED FROM THE TOWER.

XVII.-IN WHAT MANNER JANE WAS BROUGHT BACK TO THE TOWER OF LONDON.


BOOK THE SECOND

I.—OF THE ARRIVAL OF QUEEN MARY IN LONDON; OF HER ENTRANCE INTO THE TOWER; AND OF HER RECEPTION OF THE PRISONERS ON THE GREEN.

II.—HOW JANE WAS IMPRISONED IN THE BRICK TOWER.

III.-HOW SIMON RENARD ASCENDED TO THE ROOF OF THE WHITE TOWER; AND OF THE GOODLY PROSPECT HE BEHELD THEREFROM.

IV.—OF THE TOWER OF LONDON; ITS ANTIQUITY AND FOUNDATION; ITS MAGNITUDE AND EXTENT; ITS KEEP, PALACE, GARDENS, FORTIFICATIONS, DUNGEONS, AND CHAPELS; ITS WALLS, BULWARKS, AND MOAT; ITS ROYAL INMATES; ITS CONSTABLES,

V.—HOW THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND WAS ARRAIGNED OF HIGH TREASON IN WESTMINSTER HALL; AND HOW HE MADE FOUR REQUESTS AFTER THE JUDGMENT.

VI.—BY WHAT MEANS THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND WAS RECONCILED TO THE CHURCH OF ROME.

VII.-HOW THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND WAS BEHEADED ON TOWER HILL.

VIII.—OF QUEEN MARY’S ATTACHMENT TO COURTENAY.

IX.—OF THE DUEL BETWEEN COURTENAY AND SIMON RENARD; AND HOW IT WAS INTERRUPTED.

X.—OF THE CONFERENCE HELD BETWEEN BISHOP GARDINER AND LADY JANE GREY IN THE BEAUCHAMP TOWER.

XI.—HOW CUTHBERT CHOLMONDELEY REVISITED THE STONE KITCHEN; AND HOW HE WENT IN SEARCH OF CICELY.

XII.—-HOW EDWARD UNDERHILL, THE “HOT-GOSPELLER,” ATTEMPTED TO ASSASSINATE QUEEN MARY; AND HOW SHE WAS PRESERVED BY SIR HENRY BEDINGFELD.

XIII.—HOW MAGOG NEARLY LOST HIS SUPPER; HOW HIS BEARD WAS BURNT; HOW XIT WAS PLACED IN A BASKET; AND HOW HE WAS KICKED UPON THE RAMPARTS.

XIV.—OF THE MASQUE GIVEN BY COURTENAY IN HONOUR OF QUEEN MARY; AND HOW XIT WAS SWALLOWED BY A SEA-MONSTER.

XV.—BY WHOSE INSTRUMENTALITY QUEEN MARY BECAME CONVINCED OF COURTENAY’S INCONSTANCY; AND HOW SHE AFFIANCED HERSELF TO PHILIP OF SPAIN.

XVI.—WHAT BEFEL CICELY IN THE SALT TOWER.

XVII.—OF THE CONSPIRACY FORMED BY DE NOAILLES; AND HOW XIT DELIVERED A LETTER TO ELIZABETH, AND VISITED COURTENAY IN THE LIEUTENANT’S LODGINGS.

XVIII.—HOW COURTENAY ESCAPED FROM THE TOWER.

XIX.—HOW QUEEN MARY VISITED THE LIONS’ TOWER; HOW MAGOG GAVE HIS DAME A LESSON; AND HOW XIT CONQUERED A MONKEY, AND WAS WORSTED BY A BEAR.

XX.—HOW EDWARD UNDERHILL WAS BURNT ON TOWER GREEN.

XXI.—HOW LORD GUILFORD DUDLEY AND LADY JANE WERE ARRAIGNED AND ATTAINTED OF HIGH TREASON; AND HOW THEY WERE PARDONED BY QUEEN MARY.

XXII.—OF JANE’S RETURN TO SION HOUSE; AND OF HER ENDEAVOURS TO DISSUADE HER HUSBAND FROM JOINING THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST QUEEN MARY.

XXIII.—HOW XIT WAS IMPRISONED IN THE CONSTABLE TOWER; AND HOW HE WAS WEDDED TO THE “SCAVENGER’S DAUGHTER.”

XXIV.—HOW XIT ESCAPED FROM THE CONSTABLE TOWER; AND HOW HE FOUND CICELY.

XXV.—OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE IMPERIAL AMBASSADORS; AND OF THE SIGNING OF THE MARRIAGE-TREATY BETWEEN MARY AND PHILIP OF SPAIN.

XXVI.—BY WHAT MEANS GARDINER EXTRACTED THE SECRET OF THE CONSPIRACY FROM COURTENAY; AND OF THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE DISCLOSURE.

XXVII.—OF THE INSURRECTION OF SIR THOMAS WYAT.

XXVIII.—OF THE QUEEN’S SPEECH IN THE COUNCIL-CHAMBER; AND OF HER INTERVIEW WITH SIR THOMAS WYAT.

XXIX.—THE SIEGE OF THE TOWER.

XXX.—HOW QUEEN MARY COMPORTED HERSELF DURING THE SIEGE; HOW LORD GUILFORD DUDLEY WAS CAPTURED; AND HOW SIR THOMAS WYAT AND THE DUKE OF SUFFOLK WERE ROUTED.

XXXI.—HOW JANE SURRENDERED HERSELF A PRISONER; AND HOW SHE BESOUGHT QUEEN MARY TO SPARE HER HUSBAND.

XXXII.—HOW THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH WAS BROUGHT A PRISONER TO THE TOWER.

XXXIII.—HOW NIGHTGALL WAS BRIBED BY DE NOAILLES TO ASSASSINATE SIMON RENARD; AND HOW JANE’S DEATH-WARRANT WAS SIGNED.

XXXIV.—HOW THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH WAS CONFRONTED WITH SIR THOMAS WYAT IN THE TORTURE-CHAMBER.

XXXV.—-HOW XIT DISCOVERED THE SECRET OF HIS BIRTH; AND HOW HE WAS KNIGHTED UNDER THE TITLE OF SIR NARCISSUS LE GRAND.

XXXVI.—HOW CHOLMONDELEY LEARNT THE HISTORY OF CICELY; HOW NIGHTGALL ATTEMPTED TO ASSASSINATE RENARD; AND OF THE TERRIBLE FATE THAT BEFEL HIM.

XXXVII.—-HOW JANE WAS IMPRISONED IN THE MARTIN TOWER; HOW SHE WAS VISITED BY ROGER ASCHAM; HOW SHE RECEIVED FECKENHAM’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT THE TIME OF HER EXECUTION WAS FIXED; AND HOW SHE WAS RESPITED FOR THREE DAYS.

XXXVIII.—HOW THE PRINCESS ELIZABETH AND COURTENAY WERE DELIVERED OUT OF THE TOWER TO FURTHER DURANCE; AND HOW QUEEN MARY WAS WEDDED, BY PROXY, TO PHILIP OF SPAIN.

XXXIX.—OF THE WEDDING OF SIR NARCISSUS LE GRAND WITH JANE THE FOOL, AND WHAT HAPPENED AT IT; AND OF THE ENTERTAINMENT GIVEN BY HIM, ON THE OCCASION, TO HIS OLD FRIENDS AT THE STONE KITCHEN.

XL.—OF THE VISION SEEN BY MAUGER AND SORROCOLD ON THE TOWER GREEN.

XLI.—OF THE UNION OF CHOLMONDELEY WITH ANGELA.

XLII.—THE EXECUTION OF LADY JANE GREY.



PRESTON FIGHT
or
THE INSURRECTION OF 1715
By William Harrison Ainsworth



CONTENTS

PRESTON FIGHT.


BOOK THE FIRST—THE EARL OF DERWENTWATER.

I.—DILSTON CASTLE.

II.—THE CHEVALIER DE SAINT GEORGE.

III.—NICHOLAS RIBBLETON.

IV.—THE LITTLE CHAPEL.

V.—ANNA WEBB AND DOROTHY FORSTER.

VI.—LADY WEBB.

VII.—THE PROPOSAL.

VIII.—COLONEL OXBURGH AND HIS COMPANIONS.

IX.—CONFESSION.

X.—A BANQUET.

XI.—A MYSTERIOUS OCCURRENCE IN THE CHAPEL.

XII.—A LETTER FROM THE EARL OF MAR.

XIII.—THE BETROTHAL.

XIV.—THE SPY.

XV.—A GENERAL DEPARTURE.


BOOK THE SECOND BAMBOROUGH CASTLE.

I.—THE HIGH SHERIFF.

II.—PURSUIT.

III.—LORD WIDDRINGTON.

IV.—DUNSTANBOROUGH CASTLE.

V.—HOW THE PRINCE WAS LODGED IN THE OLD FORTRESS.

VI.—ANNA'S ADVENTURE IN THE CAVERN.

VII.—AN ALARM.

VIII.—HOW THE SHERIFF AND HIS TROOP WERE CARED FOR.

IX.—THE PRINCE'S PARTING INJUNCTIONS TO LORD DERWENTWATER AND ANNA.

X.—THE ESCAPE.


BOOK THE THIRD—THE INSURRECTION IN SCOTLAND.

I.—THE HUNTING IN BRAEMAR.

II.—BRIGADIER MACKINTOSH OF BORLUM.

III.—HOW THE STANDARD WAS SET UP, AND KING JAMES PROCLAIMED AT CASTLETOWN.


BOOK THE FOURTH—THE RISING IN NORTHUMBERLAND.

I.—DILSTON REVISITED.

II. A WARRANT ISSUED FOR THE EARL'S ARREST.

III.—THE WOODCUTTER'S HUT

IV.—THE MAIDEN'S WALK.

V.—HOW CHARLES RADCLYFFE PROVOKED SIR WILLIAM LORRAINE.

VI.—HOW CHARLES RADCLYFFE JOINED THE EARL AT THE HUT.

VII.—HOW THE MAGISTRATES AND THE MILITIAMEN WERE FORCED TO QUIT THE CASTLE

VIII.—HOW THE EARL TOOK LEAVE OF THE COUNTESS.

IX.—MAD-JACK HALL OF OTTERBURN.

X.—THE RACE ON SIMONSIDE.

XI.—WANNY CRAGS.

XII.—WARKWORTH CASTLE.

XIII.—ORGANISATION OF THE FORCE.

XIV.—THE EARL'S BRIEF VISIT TO DILSTON.


BOOK THE FIFTH—THE MARCH FROM HEXHAM TO LONGTOWN.

I.—THE JUNCTION WITH THE SOUTH COUNTRY SCOTS.

II.—MACKINTOSH'S ACHIEVEMENTS.

III.—SUNDAY AT KELSO.

IV.—A COUNCIL OF WAR.

V—FURTHER DISSENSIONS.

VI.—THE HIGHLANDERS REFUSE TO CROSS THE BORDER.

VII.—LORD WIDDRINGTON RETURNS FROM LANCASHIRE.


BOOK THE SIXTH—THE MARCH FROM PENRITH TO PRESTON.

I.—THE ROUT ON PENRITH FELL.

II.—MADAM BELLINGHAM.

III.—HORNBY CASTLE.

IV.—SIR HENRY HOGHTON AND THE QUAKER.

V.—HOW THE PRISONERS IN LANCASTER CASTLE WERE RELEASED.

VI.—LANCASHIRE WITCHES.


BOOK THE SEVENTH—THE ATTACK.

I.—PROUD PRESTON.

II.—HOW KING JAMES WAS PROCLAIMED FOR THE LAST TIME.

III.—THE COUNTESS AND DOROTHY ARRIVE AT PRESTON.

IV.—MRS. SCARISBRICK.

V.—IMPORTANT RECRUITS.

VI.—THE BALL AT THE TOWN-HALL.

VII.—RALPH FAIRBROTHER.

VIII.—APATHY OF GENERAL FORSTER.

IX.—PARSON WOODS OF CHOWBENT.

X.—GENERAL WILLS ARRIVES AT PRESTON.


BOOK THE EIGHTH—THE DEFENCE

I.—THE BARRICADES.

II.—WHAT THE COUNTESS AND DOROTHY BEHELD FROM THE SUMMIT OF THE MANSION.

III.—THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE ASSAULT.

IV.—ALTERCATION BETWEEN FORSTER AND MACKINTOSH.

V.—HOW THE TWO LARGE HOUSES IN CHURCH-STREET WERE TAKEN BY THE ASSAILANTS

VI.—HOUSES BURNT BY THE ASSAILANTS.

VII.—THE WINDMILL BARRICADE.

VIII.—HOW THE TWO LARGE HOUSES WERE ILLUMINATED.

IX.—THE FORD.

X.—BY WHOM THE COUNTESS AND DOROTHY WERE LIBERATED.

XI.—AN UNLUCKY SHOT.


BOOK THE NINTH

I.—HOW A PARTY OF DRAGOONS WAS ROUTED BY CAPTAIN GORDON.

II. MEETING OF CARPENTER AND WILLS.

III.—GENERAL FORSTER WISHES TO CAPITULATE.

IV.—COLONEL OXBURGH PROPOSES TERMS OF SURRENDER TO WILLS.

V.—CAPTAIN DALZIEL HAS A CONFERENCE WITH WILLS.

VI.—HOW FORSTER LEARNT THAT HE HAD BEEN BETRAYED.

VII.—COLONEL COTTON.

VIII.—HOSTAGES REQUIRED.

IX—IN WHAT MANNER THE HOSTAGES WERE RECEIVED BY GENERAL WILLS.

X.—BRIGADIER MACKINTOSH DISSUADES THE EARL OF WINTOUN FROM SALLYING FORTH

XI.—THE TERMS OF THE TREATY ARE ACCEPTED.

XII.—THE INSURGENT OFFICERS DELIVER UP THEIR SWORDS.

XIII.—HOW BRIGADIER MACKINTOSH PARTED WITH HIS CLAYMORE.

XIV.—THE TWO GENERALS ENTER THE TOWN.

XV.—THE TOWN IS PLUNDERED BY THE SOLDIERY.

XVI.—CAPTAIN SHAFTOE IS SHOT.


BOOK THE TENTH—THE DUNGEON.

I—THE CHIEF INSURGENT PRISONERS ARE TAKEN TO LONDON.

II.—THE EARL OF DERWENTWATER IS IMPRISONED IN THE DEVEREUX TOWER.

III.—THE EARL OF NITHSDALE'S ESCAPE.

IV.—THE EARL OF WINTOUN'S ESCAPE.

V.—GENERAL FORSTER'S ESCAPE FROM NEWGATE.

VI. BRIGADIER MACKINTOSH'S ESCAPE


BOOK THE ELEVENTH—THE SCAFFOLD.

I.—THE LAST PARTING BETWEEN THE EARL OF DERWENT-WATER AND THE COUNTESS.

II.—HOW LORD WIDDRINGTON TOOK A LAST LEAVE OF THE EARL OF DERWENTWATER.

III.—HOW THE EARL OF DERWENTWATER WAS BEHEADED.

IV.—WHAT HAPPENED IN THE CHAPEL AT DAGENHAM PARK.

V.—THE JOURNEY TO DILSTON.

VI.—THE INTERMENT.



The Project Gutenberg eBook, Cardinal Pole, by William Harrison Ainsworth, Illustrated by Frederick Gilbert

BOOK I
PHILIP OF SPAIN.

I. 	HOW A MARRIAGE WAS AGREED UPON BETWEEN MARY QUEEN OF ENGLAND, AND DON PHILIP, PRINCE OF SPAIN. 	1
II. 	HOW THE SPANISH FLEET ENTERED THE SOLENT SEA. 	17
III. 	OF THE AFFRONT OFFERED TO THE SPANIARDS BY THE LORD HIGH ADMIRAL; AND OF THE PRINCE’S ARRIVAL AT SOUTHAMPTON. 	22
IV. 	SOUTHAMPTON IN 1554. 	36
V. 	HOW THE PRINCE OF SPAIN OBTAINED A SIGHT OF SIR BEVIS OF SOUTHAMPTON AND HIS HORSE ARUNDEL, OF THE GIANT ASCAPART, THE PRINCESS JOSYAN, KING CANUTE, AND ANOTHER NOTABLE PERSONAGE. 	41
VI. 	WHAT PASSED BETWEEN MASTER RODOMONT BITTERN AND THE PRINCE. 	48
VII. 	THE DEVOTEE IN THE CHAPEL OF THE DOMUS DEI. 	53
VIII. 	OF THE MURTHEROUS ATTACK MADE UPON THE PRINCE IN THE COURT OF THE HOSPITAL. 	60
IX. 	DERRICK CARVER. 	67
X. 	THE MEETING AT THE GUILDHALL. 	71
XI. 	OF PHILIP’S PUBLIC DISEMBARKATION AT SOUTHAMPTON. 	77
XII. 	HOW THE PRINCE HEARD HIGH MASS IN HOLYROOD CHURCH; AND HOW HE ONCE MORE BEHELD SIR BEVIS AND HIS COMPANIONS. 	85
XIII. 	THE ABBESS OF SAINT MARY. 	90
XIV. 	FATHER ALFONSO DE CASTRO. 	98
XV. 	THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR. 	102
XVI. 	THE EXAMINATION. 	105

BOOK II
THE ROYAL NUPTIALS.

I. 	OLD WINCHESTER FROM SAINT CATHERINE’S HILL. 	110
II. 	SAINT CATHERINE’S CHAPEL. 	117
III. 	HOW THE PRINCE OF SPAIN RODE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO WINCHESTER; HOW HE HEARD HIGH MASS AT THE CATHEDRAL, AND VISITED THE QUEEN PRIVATELY AT WOLVESEY CASTLE. 	124
IV. 	OF THE PUBLIC MEETING BETWEEN THE ROYAL PAIR. 	130
V. 	HOW THE ROYAL NUPTIALS WERE CELEBRATED IN WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL. 	136
VI. 	HOW PHILIP, WITH FOUR-AND-TWENTY NOBLE GUESTS, DINED AT ARTHUR’S ROUND TABLE IN WINCHESTER CASTLE; AND HOW THE FEAST ENDED. 	142
VII. 	OF PHILIP’S PUBLIC ENTRY INTO LONDON. 	147
VIII. 	HOWING HOW CONSTANCE TYRRELL EMBRACED THE REFORMED FAITH. 	153
IX. 	IN WHAT MANNER CONSTANCE FLED FROM HAMPTON COURT PALACE. 	159
X. 	WHERE CONSTANCE FOUND A PLACE OF REFUGE. 	164
XI. 	HOW CONSTANCE’S RETREAT WAS DISCOVERED. 	171

BOOK III
LAMBETH PALACE.

I. 	HOW CARDINAL POLE ARRIVED IN ENGLAND, AND HOW HE WAS WELCOMED BY THE KING AND QUEEN. 	180
II. 	OF THE RECONCILIATION OF THE REALM WITH THE SEE OF ROME. 	189
III. 	OF THE EVENTS THAT FOLLOWED THE RESTORATION OF THE PAPAL AUTHORITY. 	194
IV. 	OF THE UNCEREMONIOUS VISIT PAID BY THEIR MAJESTIES TO CARDINAL POLE AT LAMBETH PALACE. 	206
V. 	BISHOP BONNER. 	212
VI. 	HOW CONSTANCE TYRRELL WAS BROUGHT BEFORE THE QUEEN IN THE LOLLARDS’ TOWER. 	218
VII. 	AN ACCUSER. 	223
VIII. 	HOW THE QUEEN CONFIDED HER GRIEFS TO THE CARDINAL. 	229
IX. 	THE FRANCISCAN. 	234
X. 	OF THE COUNSEL GIVEN TO OSBERT CLINTON BY THE CARDINAL. 	239
XI. 	HOW CONSTANCE PASSED HER TIME IN LAMBETH PALACE. 	243
XII. 	HOW THE CARDINAL VISITED DERRICK CARVER IN HIS CELL IN THE LOLLARDS’ TOWER. 	247
XIII. 	HOW DERRICK CARVER FULFILLED HIS PROMISE. 	255

BOOK IV
SMITHFIELD.

I. 	HOW A SOLEMN PROCESSION WAS FORMED AT SAINT PAUL’S, AND SET FORTH TOWARDS SMITHFIELD. 	260
II. 	THE HALT AT NEWGATE. 	265
III. 	SMITHFIELD IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. 	268
IV. 	WHAT PASSED IN SAINT BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH. 	272
V. 	THE PROTO-MARTYR OF THE PROTESTANT CHURCH. 	278

BOOK V
THE INSURRECTION.

I. 	WHAT PASSED BETWEEN OSBERT AND CONSTANCE IN THE SACRISTY. 	283
II. 	HOW FATHER ALFONSO INTERPOSED IN CONSTANCE’S BEHALF. 	287
III. 	HOW OSBERT WAS INDUCED TO JOIN A CONSPIRACY. 	292
IV. 	WHAT PHILIP HEARD WHILE CONCEALED BEHIND THE ARRAS. 	294
V. 	HOW THE QUEEN CONSULTED WITH THE CARDINAL. 	304
VI. 	OF THE MIDNIGHT MEETING IN THE CRYPT BENEATH THE CHAPTER-HOUSE. 	308
VII. 	IN WHAT MANNER THE OUTBREAK COMMENCED. 	316
VIII. 	HOW THE INSURGENTS PROCEEDED TO LAMBETH PALACE. 	322

BOOK VI
THE LEWES MARTYR.

I. 	OF THE PARTING BETWEEN DERRICK CARVER AND CONSTANCE. 	329
II. 	HOW DERRICK CARVER WAS TAKEN TO LEWES. 	334
III. 	HOW DERRICK CARVER WAS PLACED IN A VAULT BENEATH THE STAR INN AT LEWES. 	339
IV. 	THE PROCESSION TO THE CALVARY. 	347
V. 	HOW CAPTAIN BRAND SOUGHT TO CAPTURE THE CONSPIRATORS. 	352
VI. 	THE MARTYRDOM OF DERRICK CARVER. 	357

BOOK VII
THE TREASURE-CHESTS.

I. 	THE LOVES OF OG AND LILIAS. 	361
II. 	OF THE MEETING BETWEEN OG AND LILIAS ON TOWER-GREEN. 	368
III. 	BY WHOM THE WEDDING BREAKFAST WAS INTERRUPTED. 	373
IV. 	HOW THE TREASURE-CHESTS WERE CARRIED TO TRAITORS’ GATE. 	377
V. 	SHOWING WHO WAS CONCEALED IN THE JEWEL HOUSE. 	382
VI. 	HOW THE PLOT WAS DISCOVERED BY XIT, AND DISCLOSED BY HIM TO MAGOG. 	385
VII. 	HOW THE CONSPIRATORS WENT IN AT TRAITORS’ GATE BUT CAME NOT OUT AGAIN. 	389

BOOK VIII
CONSTANCE TYRRELL.

I. 	OF THE IMPORTANT DISPATCH RECEIVED FROM THE EMPEROR BY PHILIP. 	398
II. 	HOW SIR HENRY BEDINGFELD CAME FOR OSBERT’S DEATH-WARRANT; AND WHAT HE OBTAINED. 	406
III. 	TWO LIGHTS EXTINGUISHED. 	412





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