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THE HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM

 

BY

 

Rev. James Aitken Wylie, LL.D

1808-1890

 

PREFACE

 

VOLUME FIRST VOLUME SECOND VOLUME THIRD

 

BOOK FIRST – PROGRESS FROM THE FIRST TO THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY

 

Chapter 1

PROTESTANTISM

Chapter 2

DECLENSION OF THE EARLY CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Chapter 3

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAPACY FROM THE TIMES OF CONSTANTINE TO THOSE OF HILDEBRAND.

Chapter 4

DEVELOPMENT OF THE PAPACY FROM GREGORY VII. TO BONIFACE VIII.

Chapter 5

MEDIAEVAL PROTESTANT WITNESSES.

Chapter 6

THE WALDENSES – THEIR VALLEYS

 Chapter 7

THE WALDENSES – THEIR MISSIONS AND MARTYRDOMS

Chapter 8

THE PAULICIANS

Chapter 9

CRUSADES AGAINST THE ALBIGENSES

Chapter 10

ERECTION OF TRIBUNAL OF INQUISITION

Chapter 11

PROTESTANTS BEFORE PROTESTANTISM

Chapter 12

ABELARD, AND RISE OF MODERN SKEPTICISM

BOOK SECOND – WICLIFFE AND HIS TIMES, OR ADVENT OF PROTESTANTISM

 

Chapter 1

WICLIFFE: HIS BIRTH AND EDUCATION

Chapter 2

WICLIFFE, AND THE POPE’S ENCROACHMENTS ON ENGLAND

Chapter 3

WICLIFFE’S BATTLE WITH ROME FOR ENGLAND’S INDEPENDENCE

Chapter 4

WICLIFFE’S BATTLE WITH THE MENDICANT FRIARS

Chapter 5

THE FRIARS VERSUS THE GOSPEL IN ENGLAND

Chapter 6

THE BATTLE OF THE PARLIAMENT WITH THE POPE

Chapter 7

PERSECUTION OF WICLIFFE BY THE POPE AND THE HIERARCHY

Chapter 8

HIERARCHICAL PERSECUTION OF WICLIFFE RESUMED

Chapter 9

WICLIFFE’S VIEWS ON CHURCH PROPERTY AND CHURCH REFORM

Chapter 10

THE TRANSLATION OF THE SCRIPTURES, OR THE ENGLISH BIBLE.

Chapter 11

WICLIFFE AND TRANSUBSTANTIATION

Chapter 12

WICLIFFE’S APPEAL TO PARLIAMENT.

Chapter 13

WICLIFFE BEFORE CONVOCATION IN PERSON, AND BEFORE THE ROMAN CURIA BY LETTER

Chapter 14

WICLIFFE’S LAST DAYS

Chapter 15

WICLIFFE’S THEOLOGICAL AND CHURCH SYSTEM

 

BOOK THIRD – JOHN HUSS AND THE HUSSITE WARS

 

Chapter 1

BIRTH, EDUCATION, AND FIRST LABOURS OF HUSS

Chapter 2

HUSS BEGINS HIS WARFARE AGAINST ROME

Chapter 3

GROWING OPPOSITION OF HUSS TO ROME

Chapter 4

PREPARATIONS FOR THE COUNCIL OF CONSTANCE

Chapter 5

DEPOSITION OF THE RIVAL POPES

Chapter 6

IMPRISONMENT AND EXAMINATION OF HUSS

Chapter 7

CONDEMNATION AND MARTYRDOM OF HUSS

Chapter 8

WICLIFFE AND HUSS COMPARED IN THEIR THEOLOGY, THEIR CHARACTER, AND THEIR LABOURS

Chapter 9

TRIAL AND TEMPTATION OF JEROME

Chapter 10

THE TRIAL OF JEROME

Chapter 11

CONDEMNATION AND BURNING OF JEROME

Chapter 12

WICLIFFE, HUSS, AND JEROME, OR THE FIRST THREE WITNESSES OF MODERN CHRISTENDOM

Chapter 13

THE HUSSITE WARS

Chapter 14

COMMENCEMENT OF THE HUSSITE WARS

Chapter 15

MARVELLOUS GENIUS OF ZISKA AS A GENERAL

Chapter 16

SECOND CRUSADE AGAINST BOHEMIA

Chapter 17

BRILLIANT SUCCESSES OF THE HUSSITES

Chapter 18

THE COUNCIL OF BASLE

Chapter 19

LAST SCENES OF THE BOHEMIAN REFORMATION

 

BOOK FOURTH - CHRISTENDOM AT THE OPENING OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

 

Chapter 1

PROTESTANTISM AND MEDIEVALISM

Chapter 2

THE EMPIRE

Chapter 3

THE PAPACY, OR CHRISTENDOM UNDER THE TIARA

 

BOOK FIFTH - HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN GERMANY TO THE LEIPSIC DISPUTATION, 1519

 

Chapter 1

LUTHER’S BIRTH, CHILDHOOD, AND SCHOOL-DAYS.

Chapter 2

LUTHER’S COLLEGE LIFE

Chapter 3

LUTHER’S LIFE IN THE CONVENT

Chapter 4

LUTHER THE MONK BECOMES LUTHER THE REFORMER

Chapter 5

LUTHER AS PRIEST, PROFESSOR, AND PREACHER

Chapter 6

LUTHER’S JOURNEY TO ROME

Chapter 7

LUTHER IN ROME

Chapter 8

TETZEL PREACHES INDULGENCES

Chapter 9

THE “THESES”

Chapter 10

LUTHER ATTACKED BY TETZEL, PRIERIO, AND ECK

Chapter 11

LUTHER’S JOURNEY TO AUGSBURG

Chapter 12

LUTHER’S APPEARANCE BEFORE CARDINAL CAJETAN

Chapter 13

LUTHER’S RETURN TO WITTEMBERG AND LABOURS THERE

Chapter 14

MILTITZ – CARLSTADT – DR. ECK

Chapter 15

THE LEIPSIC DISPUTATION

 

BOOK SIXTH - FROM THE LEIPSIC DISPUTATION TO THE DIET AT WORMS, 1521.

 

Chapter 1

PROTESTANTISM AND IMPERIALISM; OR, THE MONK AND THE MONARCH.

Chapter 2

POPE LEO’S BULL.

Chapter 3

INTERVIEWS AND NEGOTIATIONS.

Chapter 4

LUTHER SUMMONED TO THE DIET AT WORMS.

Chapter 5

LUTHER’S JOURNEY AND ARRIVAL AT WORMS.

Chapter 6

LUTHER BEFORE THE DIET AT WORMS.

Chapter 7

LUTHER PUT UNDER THE BAN OF THE EMPIRE.

 

BOOK SEVENTH - PROTESTANTISM IN ENGLAND, FROM THE TIMES OF WICLIFFE TO THOSE OF HENRY VIII.

 

Chapter 1

THE FIRST PROTESTANT MARTYRS IN ENGLAND.

Chapter 2

THE THEOLOGY OF THE EARLY ENGLISH PROTESTANTS.

Chapter 3

GROWTH OF ENGLISH PROTESTANTISM.

Chapter 4

EFFORTS FOR THE REDISTRIBUTION OF ECCLESIASTICAL PROPERTY.

Chapter 5

TRIAL AND CONDEMNATION OF SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE.

Chapter 6

LOLLARDISM DENOUNCED AS TREASON.

Chapter 7

MARTYRDOM OF LORD COBHAM.

Chapter 8

LOLLARDISM UNDER HENRY V. AND HENRY VI.

Chapter 9

ROME’S ATTEMPT TO REGAIN DOMINANCY IN ENGLAND.

Chapter 10

RESISTANCE TO PAPAL ENCROACHMENTS.

Chapter 11

INFLUENCE OF THE WARS OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY ON THE PROGRESS OF PROTESTANTISM.

 

BOOK EIGHTH - HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN SWITZERLAND FROM A.D. 1516 TO ITS ESTABLISHMENT AT ZURICH, 1525.

 

Chapter 1

SWITZERLAND — THE COUNTRY AND THE PEOPLE.

Chapter 2

CONDITION OF SWITZERLAND PRIOR TO THE REFORMATION.

Chapter 3

CORRUPTION OF THE SWISS CHURCH.

Chapter 4

ZWINGLI’S BIRTH AND SCHOOL-DAYS.

Chapter 5

ZWINGLI’S PROGRESS TOWARDS EMANCIPATION.

Chapter 6

ZWINGLI IN PRESENCE OF THE BIBLE.

Chapter 7

EINSIEDELN AND ZURICH.

Chapter 8

THE PARDON-MONGER AND THE PLAGUE.

Chapter 9

EXTENSION OF THE REFORMATION TO BERN AND OTHER SWISS TOWNS.

Chapter 10

SPREAD OF PROTESTANTISM IN EASTERN SWITZERLAND.

Chapter 11

THE QUESTION OF FORBIDDEN MEATS.

Chapter 12

PUBLIC DISPUTATION AT ZURICH.

Chapter 13

DISSOLUTION OF CONVENTUAL AND MONASTIC ESTABLISHMENTS.

Chapter 14

DISCUSSION ON IMAGES AND THE MASS.

Chapter 15

ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM IN ZURICH.

 

BOOK NINTH - HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM FROM THE DIET OF WORMS, 1521, TO THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION, 1530.

 

Chapter 1

THE GERMAN NEW TESTAMENT.

Chapter 2

THE ABOLITION OF THE MASS.

Chapter 3

POPE ADRIAN AND HIS SCHEME OF REFORM.

Chapter 4

POPE CLEMENT AND THE NUREMBERG DIET.

Chapter 5

NUREMBERG. (THIS CHAPTER IS FOUNDED ON NOTES MADE ON THE SPOT BY THE AUTHOR IN 1871.)

Chapter 6

THE RATISBON LEAGUE AND REFORMATION.

Chapter 7

LUTHER’S VIEWS ON THE SACRAMENT AND IMAGE-WORSHIP.

Chapter 8

WAR OF THE PEASANTS.

Chapter 9

THE BATTLE OF PAVIA AND ITS INFLUENCE ON PROTESTANTISM.

Chapter 10

DIET AT SPIRES, 1526, AND LEAGUE AGAINST THE EMPEROR.

Chapter 11

THE SACK OF ROME.

Chapter 12

ORGANIZATION OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH.

Chapter 13

CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH OF HESSE.

Chapter 14

POLITICS AND PRODIGIES.

Chapter 15

THE GREAT PROTEST

Chapter 16

CONFERENCE AT MARBURG.

Chapter 17

THE MARBURG CONFESSION.

Chapter 18

THE EMPEROR, THE TURK, AND THE REFORMATION.

Chapter 19

MEETING BETWEEN THE EMPEROR AND POPE AT BOLOGNA.

Chapter 20

PREPARATIONS FOR THE AUGSBURG DIET.

Chapter 21

ARRIVAL OF THE EMPEROR AT AUGSBURG AND OPENING OF THE DIET.

Chapter 22

LUTHER IN THE COBURG AND MELANCHTHON AT THE DIET.

Chapter 23

READING OF THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION.

Chapter 24

AFTER THE DIET OF AUGSBURG.

Chapter 25

ATTEMPTED REFUTATION OF THE CONFESSION.

Chapter 26

END OF THE DIET OF AUGSBURG.

Chapter 27

A RETROSPECT–1517-1530–PROGRESS.  

 

BOOK TENTH - RISE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM IN SWEDEN AND DENMARK.

 

Chapter 1

CAUSES THAT INFLUENCED THE RECEPTION OR REJECTION OF PROTESTANTISM IN THE VARIOUS COUNTRIES.

Chapter 2

FORTUNES OF PROTESTANTISM IN ITALY, SPAIN, AND BRITAIN.

Chapter 3

INTRODUCTION OF PROTESTANTISM INTO SWEDEN.

Chapter 4

CONFERENCE AT UPSALA.

Chapter 5

ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM IN SWEDEN.

Chapter 6

PROTESTANTISM IN SWEDEN, FROM VASA (1530) TO CHARLES IX. (1604).

Chapter 7

INTRODUCTION OF PROTESTANTISM INTO DENMARK.

Chapter 8

CHURCH-SONG IN DENMARK.

Chapter 9

ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM IN DENMARK.

Chapter 10

PROTESTANTISM UNDER CHRISTIAN III., AND ITS EXTENSION TO NORWAY AND ICELAND.

BOOK ELEVENTH - PROTESTANTISM IN SWITZERLAND FROM ITS ESTABLISHMENT IN ZURICH (1525) TO THE DEATH OF ZWINGLI (1531).

 

Chapter 1

ZWINGLI — HIS DOCTRINE OF THE LORD’S SUPPER.

Chapter 2

DISPUTATION AT BADEN AND ITS RESULTS.

Chapter 3

OUTBREAK AND SUPPRESSION OF ANABAPTISM IN SWITZERLAND.

Chapter 4

ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM AT BERN.

Chapter 5

REFORMATION CONSUMMATED IN BASLE.

Chapter 6

LEAGUE OF THE FIVE CANTONS WITH AUSTRIA – SWITZERLAND DIVIDED.

Chapter 7

ARMS – NEGOTIATIONS – PEACE.

Chapter 8

PROPOSED CHRISTIAN REPUBLIC FOR DEFENCE OF CIVIL RIGHTS.

Chapter 9

GATHERING OF A SECOND STORM.

Chapter 10

DEATH OF ZWINGLI.

 

BOOK TWELFTH - PROTESTANTISM IN GERMANY FROM THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION TO THE PEACE OF PASSAU

 

Chapter 1

THE SCHMALKALD LEAGUE.

Chapter 2

THE GERMAN ANABAPTISTS, OR THE “HEAVENLY KINGDOM.”

Chapter 3

ACCESSION OF PRINCES AND STATES TO PROTESTANTISM

Chapter 4

DEATH AND BURIAL OF LUTHER.

Chapter 5

THE SCHMALKALD WAR, AND DEFEAT OF THE PROTESTANTS.

Chapter 6

THE “INTERIM” — RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM

 

BOOK THIRTEENTH - FROM RISE OF PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE (1510) TO PUBLICATION OF THE INSTITUTES (1536)

 

Chapter 1

THE DOCTOR OF ETAPLES, THE FIRST PROTESTANT TEACHER IN FRANCE

Chapter 2

FAREL, BRICONNET, AND THE EARLY REFORMERS OF FRANCE

Chapter 3

THE FIRST PROTESTANT CONGREGATION OF FRANCE

Chapter 4

COMMENCEMENT OF PERSECUTION IN FRANCE

Chapter 5

THE FIRST MARTYRS OF FRANCE

Chapter 6

CALVIN: HIS BIRTH AND EDUCATION

Chapter 7

CALVIN’S CONVERSION

Chapter 8

CALVIN BECOMES A STUDENT OF LAW

Chapter 9

CALVIN THE EVANGELIST, AND BERQUIN THE MARTYR.

Chapter 10

CALVIN AT PARIS, AND FRANCIS NEGOTIATING WITH GERMANY AND ENGLAND.

Chapter 11

THE GOSPEL PREACHED IN PARIS – A MARTYR.

Chapter 12

CALVIN’S FLIGHT FROM PARIS.

Chapter 13

FIRST PROTESTANT ADMINISTRATION OF THE LORD’S SUPPER IN FRANCE.

Chapter 14

CATHERINE DE MEDICI.

Chapter 15

MARRIAGE OF HENRY OF FRANCE TO CATHERINE DE MEDICI.

Chapter 16

MELANCTHON’S PLAN FOR UNITING WITTEMBERG AND ROME.

Chapter 17

PLAN OF FRANCIS I. FOR COMBINING LUTHERANISM AND ROMANISM.

Chapter 18

FIRST DISCIPLES OF THE GOSPEL IN PARIS.

Chapter 19

THE NIGHT OF THE PLACARDS.

Chapter 20

MARTYRS AND EXILES.

Chapter 21

OTHER AND MORE DREADFUL MARTYRDOMS.

Chapter 22

BASLE AND THE “INSTITUTES.”

Chapter 23

THE “INSTITUTES.”

Chapter 24

CALVIN ON PREDESTINATION AND ELECTION.

Chapter 25

CALVIN’S APPEAL TO FRANCIS I.

 

BOOK FOURTEENTH - RISE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM AT GENEVA.

 

Chapter 1

GENEVA: THE CITY AND ITS HISTORY.

Chapter 2

GENEVESE MARTYRS OF LIBERTY.

Chapter 3

THE REFORM COMMENCED IN LAUSANNE AND ESTABLISHED IN MORAT AND NEUCHATEL.

Chapter 4

TUMULTS – SUCCESSES – TOLERATION.

Chapter 5

FAREL ENTERS GENEVA.

Chapter 6

GENEVA ON THE BRINK OF CIVIL WAR.

Chapter 7

HEROISM OF GENEVA.

Chapter 8

ROME FALLS AND GENEVA RISES.

Chapter 9

ROME FALLS AND GENEVA RISES.

Chapter 10

CALVIN ENTERS GENEVA — ITS CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL CONSTITUTION.

Chapter 11

SUMPTUARY LAWS — CALVIN AND FAREL BANISHED.

Chapter 12

CALVIN AT STRASBURG — ROME DRAWS NEAR TO GENEVA.

Chapter 13

ABORTIVE CONFERENCES AT HAGENAU AND RATISBON.

Chapter 14

CALVIN RETURNS TO GENEVA.

Chapter 15

THE ECCLESIASTICAL ORDINANCES.

Chapter 16

THE NEW GENEVA.

Chapter 17

CALVIN’S BATTLES WITH THE LIBERTINES.

Chapter 18

CALVIN’S LABORS FOR UNION.

Chapter 19

SERVETUS COMES TO GENEVA AND IS ARRESTED.

Chapter 20

CALVIN’S VICTORY OVER THE LIBERTINES.

Chapter 21

APPREHENSION AND TRIAL OF SERVETUS.

Chapter 22

CONDEMNATION AND DEATH OF SERVETUS.

Chapter 23

CALVIN’S CORRESPONDENCE WITH MARTYRS, REFORMERS, AND MONARCHS.

Chapter 24

CALVIN’S MANIFOLD LABORS.

Chapter 25

FINAL VICTORY AND GLORY OF GENEVA.

Chapter 26

GENEVA AND ITS INFLUENCE IN EUROPE.

Chapter 27

THE ACADEMY OF GENEVA.

Chapter 28

THE SOCLAL AND FAMILY LIFE OF GENEVA.

Chapter 29

CALVIN’S LAST ILLNESS AND DEATH

Chapter 30

CALVIN’S WORK.

 

BOOK FIFTEENTH - THE JESUITS.

 

Chapter 1

IGNATIUS LOYOLA.

Chapter 2

LOYOLA’S FIRST DISCIPLES.

Chapter 3

ORGANIZATION AND TRAINING OF THE JESUITS.

Chapter 4

MORAL CODE OF THE JESUITS—PROBABILISM, ETC.

Chapter 5

THE JESUIT TEACHING ON REGICIDE, MURDER, LYING, THEFT, ETC.

Chapter 6

THE “SECRET INSTRUCTIONS” OF THE JESUITS.

Chapter 7

JESUIT MANAGEMENT OF RICH WIDOWS AND THE HEIRS OF GREAT FAMILIES.

Chapter 8

DIFFUSION OF THE JESUITS THROUGHOUT CHRISTENDOM.

Chapter 9

COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES AND BANISHMENTS.

Chapter 10

RESTORATION OF THE INQUISITION.

Chapter 11

THE TORTURES OF THE INQUISITION.

 

BOOK SIXTEENTH - PROTESTANTISM IN THE WALDENSIAN VALLEYS.

 

Chapter 1

ANTIQUITY AND FIRST PERSECUTIONS OF THE WALDENSES.

Chapter 2

CATANEO’S EXPEDITION (1488) AGAINST THE DAUPHINESE AND PIEDMONTESE CONFESSORS.

Chapter 3

FAILURE OF CATANEO’S EXPEDITION.

Chapter 4

SYNOD IN THE WALDENSIAN VALLEYS.

Chapter 5

PERSECUTIONS AND MARTYRDOMS.

Chapter 6

PREPARATIONS FOR A WAR OF EXTERMINATION.

Chapter 7

THE GREAT CAMPAIGN OF 1561.

Chapter 8

WALDENSIAN COLONIES IN CALABRIA AND APULIA.

Chapter 9

EXTINCTION OF WALDENSES IN CALABRIA.

Chapter 10

THE YEAR OF THE PLAGUE.

Chapter 11

THE GREAT MASSACRE.

Chapter 12

EXPLOITS OF GIANAVELLO — MASSACRE AND PILLAGE OF RORA.

Chapter 13

THE EXILE.

Chapter 14

RETURN TO THE VALLEYS.

Chapter 15

FINAL RE-ESTABLISHMENT IN THEIR VALLEYS.

Chapter 16

CONDITION OF THE WALDENSES FROM 1690.

 

BOOK SEVENTEENTH - PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE FROM DEATH OF FRANCIS I (1547) TO EDICT OF NANTES (1598).

 

Chapter 1

HENRY II AND PARTIES IN FRANCE.

Chapter 2

HENRY II AND HIS PERSECUTIONS.

Chapter 3

FIRST NATIONAL SYNOD OF THE FRENCH PROTESTANT CHURCH.

Chapter 4

A GALLERY OF PORTRAITS.

Chapter 5

THE GUISES, AND THE INSURRECTION OF AMBOISE.

Chapter 6

CHARLES IX–THE TRIUMVIRATE–COLLOQUY AT POISSY.

Chapter 7

MASSACRE AT VASSY AND COMMENCEMENT OF THE CIVIL WARS.

Chapter 8

COMMENCEMENT OF THE HUGUENOT WARS.

Chapter 9

THE FIRST HUGUENOT WAR, AND DEATH OF THE DUKE OF GUISE.

Chapter 10

CATHERINE DE MEDICI AND HER SON, CHARLES IX— CONFERENCE AT BAYONNE—THE ST. BARTHOLOMEW MASSACRE PLOTTED.

Chapter 11

SECOND AND THIRD HUGUENOT WARS.

Chapter 12

SYNOD OF LA ROCHELLE.

Chapter 13

THE PROMOTERS OF THE ST. BARTHOLOMEW MASSACRE.

Chapter 14

NEGOTIATIONS OF THE COURT WITH THE HUGUENOTS.

Chapter 15

THE MARRIAGE, AND PREPARATIONS FOR THE MASSACRE.

Chapter 16

THE MASSACRE OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW.

Chapter 17

RESURRECTION OF HUGUENOTISM–DEATH OF CHARLES IX.

Chapter 18

NEW PERSECUTIONS–REIGN AND DEATH OF HENRY III.

Chapter 19

HENRY IV AND THE EDICT OF NANTES.

 

BOOK EIGHTEENTH - HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN THE NETHERLANDS.

 

Chapter 1

THE NETHERLANDS AND THEIR INHABITANTS.

Chapter 2

INTRODUCTION OF PROTESTANTISM INTO THE NETHERLANDS.

Chapter 3

ANTWERP: ITS CONFESSORS AND MARTYRS.

Chapter 4

ABDICATION OF CHARLES V. AND ACCESSION OF PHILIP II.

Chapter 5

PHILIP ARRANGES THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NETHERLANDS, AND DEPARTS FOR SPAIN.

Chapter 6

STORMS IN THE COUNCIL, AND MARTYRS AT THE STAKE.

Chapter 7

RETIREMENT OF GRANVELLE — BELGIC CONFESSION OF FAITH.

Chapter 8

THE RISING STORM.

Chapter 9

THE CONFEDERATES OR “BEGGARS.”

Chapter 10

THE FIELD-PREACHINGS.

Chapter 11

THE IMAGE-BREAKINGS.

Chapter 12

REACTION — SUBMISSION OF THE SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS.

Chapter 13

THE COUNCIL OF BLOOD.

Chapter 14

WILLIAM UNFURLS HIS STANDARD — EXECUTION OF EGMONT AND HORN.

Chapter 15

FAILURE OF WILLIAM’S FIRST CAMPAIGN.

Chapter 16

THE “BEGGARS OF THE SEA,” AND SECOND CAMPAIGN OF ORANGE.

Chapter 17

WILLIAM’S SECOND CAMPAIGN, AND SUBMISSION OF BRABANT AND FLANDERS.

Chapter 18

THE SIEGE OF HAARLEM.

Chapter 19

SIEGE OF ALKMAAR, AND RECALL OF ALVA.

Chapter 20

THIRD CAMPAIGN OF WILLIAM, AND DEATH OF COUNT LOUIS OF NASSAU.

Chapter 21

THE SIEGE OF LEYDEN.

Chapter 22

MARCH OF THE SPANISH ARMY THROUGH THE SEA — SACK OF ANTWERP.

Chapter 23

THE “PACIFICATION OF GHENT,” AND TOLERATION.

Chapter 24

ADMINISTRATION OF DON JOHN, AND FIRST SYNOD OF DORT.

Chapter 25

ABJURATION OF PHILIP, AND RISE OF THE SEVEN UNITED PROVINCES.

Chapter 26

ASSASSINATION OF WILLIAM THE SILENT.

Chapter 27

ORDER AND GOVERNMENT OF THE NETHERLAND CHURCH.

Chapter 28

DISORGANISATION OF THE PROVINCES.

Chapter 29

THE SYNOD OF DORT.

Chapter 30

GRANDEUR OF THE UNITED PROVINCES.

 

BOOK NINETEENTH - PROTESTANTISM IN POLAND AND BOHEMIA.

 

Chapter 1

RISE AND SPREAD OF PROTESTANTISM IN POLAND.

Chapter 2

JOHN ALASCO, AND REFORMATION OF EAST FRIESLAND.

Chapter 3

ACME OF PROTESTANTISM IN POLAND.

Chapter 4

ORGANISATION OF THE PROTESTANT CHURCH OF POLAND.

Chapter 5

TURNING OF THE TIDE OF PROTESTANTISM IN POLAND.

Chapter 6

THE JESUITS ENTER POLAND — DESTRUCTION OF ITS PROTESTANTISM.

Chapter 7

BOHEMIA — ENTRANCE OF REFORMATION.

Chapter 8

OVERTHROW OF PROTESTANTISM IN BOHEMIA.

Chapter 9

AN ARMY OF MARTYRS.

Chapter 10

SUPPRESSION OF PROTESTANTISM IN BOHEMIA.

 

BOOK TWENTIETH - PROTESTANTISM IN HUNGARY AND TRANSYLVANIA.

 

Chapter 1

PLANTING OF PROTESTANTISM.

Chapter 2

PROTESTANTISM FLOURISHES IN HUNGARY AND TRANSYLVANIA.

Chapter 3

FERDINAND II AND THE ERA OF PERSECUTION.

Chapter 4

LEOPOLD I. AND THE JESUITS.

Chapter 5

BANISHMENT OF PASTORS AND DESOLATION OF THE CHURCH OF HUNGARY.

 

BOOK TWENTY-FIRST - THE THIRTY YEARS’ WAR.

 

Chapter 1

GREAT PERIODS OF THE THIRTY YEARS’ WAR.

Chapter 2

THE ARMY AND THE CAMP.

Chapter 3

THE MARCH AND ITS DEVASTATIONS.

Chapter 4

CONQUEST OF NORTH GERMANY BY FERDINAND II AND THE “CATHOLIC LEAGUE.”

Chapter 5

EDICT OF RESTITUTION.

Chapter 6

ARRIVAL OF GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS IN GERMANY.

Chapter 7

FALL OF MAGDEBURG AND VICTORY OF LEIPSIC.

Chapter 8

CONQUEST OF THE RHINE AND BAVARIA — BATTLE OF LUTZEN.

Chapter 9

DEATH OF GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS.

Chapter 10

THE PACIFICATION OF WESTPHALIA.

Chapter 11

THE FATHERLAND AFTER THE WAR.

 

BOOK TWENTY-SECOND - PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE FROM DEATH OF HENRY IV (1610) TO THE REVOLUTION (1789).

 

Chapter 1

LOUIS XIII. AND THE WARS OF RELIGION.

Chapter 2

FALL OF LA ROCHELLE, AND END OF THE WARS OF RELIGION.

Chapter 3

INDUSTRIAL AND LITERARY EMINENCE OF THE FRENCH PROTESTANTS.

Chapter 4

THE DRAGONNADES.

Chapter 5

REVOCATION OF THE EDICT OF NANTES.

Chapter 6

THE PRISONS AND THE GALLEYS.

Chapter 7

THE “CHURCH OF THE DESERT.”

 

BOOK TWENTY-THIRD - PROTESTANTISM IN ENGLAND FROM THE TIMES OF HENRY VIII.

 

Chapter 1

THE KING AND THE SCHOLARS.

Chapter 2

CARDINAL WOLSEY AND THE NEW TESTAMENT OF ERASMUS.

Chapter 3

WILLIAM TYNDALE AND THE ENGLISH NEW TESTAMENT.

Chapter 4

TYNDALE’S NEW TESTAMENT ARRIVES IN ENGLAND.

Chapter 5

THE BIBLE AND THE CELLAR AT OXFORD – ANNE BOLEYN.

Chapter 6

THE DIVORCE – THOMAS BILNEY, THE MARTYR.

Chapter 7

THE DIVORCE, AND WOLSEY’S FALL.

Chapter 8

CRANMER — CROMWELL — THE PAPAL SUPREMACY ABOLISHED.

Chapter 9

THE KING DECLARED HEAD OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.

Chapter 10

SCAFFOLDS — DEATH OF HENRY VIII.

Chapter 11

THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND AS REFORMED BY CRANMER.

Chapter 12

DEATHS OF PROTECTOR SOMERSET AND EDWARD VI.

Chapter 13

RESTORATION OF THE POPE’S AUTHORITY IN ENGLAND.

Chapter 14

THE BURNINGS UNDER MARY.

Chapter 15

ELIZABETH—RESTORATION OF THE PROTESTANT CHURCH.

Chapter 16

EXCOMMUNICATION OF ELIZABETH, AND PLOTS OF THE JESUITS.

Chapter 17

THE ARMADA—ITS BUILDING.

Chapter 18

THE ARMADA ARRIVES OFF ENGLAND.

Chapter 19

DESTRUCTION OF THE ARMADA.

Chapter 20

GREATNESS OF PROTESTANT ENGLAND.

 

BOOK TWENTY-FOURTH - PROTESTANTISM IN SCOTLAND

 

Chapter 1

THE DARKNESS AND THE DAYBREAK.

Chapter 2

SCOTLAND’S FIRST PREACHER AND MARTYR, PATRICK HAMILTON.

Chapter 3

WISHART IS BURNED, AND KNOX COMES FORWARD.

Chapter 4

KNOX’S CALL TO THE MINISTRY AND FIRST SERMON.

Chapter 5

KNOX’S FINAL RETURN TO SCOTLAND.

Chapter 6

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE REFORMATION IN SCOTLAND.

Chapter 7

CONSTITUTION OF THE “KIRK”—ARRIVAL OF MARY STUART.

Chapter 8

KNOX’S INTERVIEW WITH QUEEN MARY.

Chapter 9

TRIAL OF KNOX FOR TREASON.

Chapter 10

THE LAST DAYS OF QUEEN MARY AND JOHN KNOX.

Chapter 11

ANDREW MELVILLE—THE TULCHAN BISHOPS.

Chapter 12

BATTLES FOR PRESBYTERIANISM AND LIBERTY.

Chapter 13

JAMES IN ENGLAND—THE GUNPOWDER PLOT.

Chapter 14

DEATH OF JAMES VI, AND SPIRITUAL AWAKENING IN SCOTLAND.

Chapter 15

CHARLES I AND ARCHBISHOP LAUD—RELIGIOUS INNOVATIONS.

Chapter 16

THE NATIONAL COVENANT AND ASSEMBLY OF 1638.

Chapter 17

CIVIL WAR—SOLEMN LEAGUE—WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY.

Chapter 18

PARLIAMENT TRIUMPHS, AND THE KING IS BETRAYED.

Chapter 19

RESTORATION OF CHARLES II, AND ST. BARTHOLOMEW DAY, 1662.

Chapter 20

SCOTLAND—MIDDLETON’S TYRANNY—ACT RECISSORY.

Chapter 21

ESTABLISHMENT OF PRELACY IN SCOTLAND.

Chapter 22

FOUR HUNDRED MINISTERS EJECTED.

Chapter 23

BREACH OF THE “TRIPLE LEAGUE” AND WAR WITH HOLLAND.

Chapter 24

THE POPISH PLOT, AND DEATH OF CHARLES II.

Chapter 25

THE FIRST RISING OF THE SCOTTISH PRESBYTERIANS.

Chapter 26

THE FIELD-PREACHING OR “CONVENTICLE”.

Chapter 27

DRUMCLOG—BOTHWELL BRIDGE—THE “KILLING TIMES”.

Chapter 28

JAMES II — PROJECTS TO RESTORE POPERY.

Chapter 29

A GREAT CRISIS IN ENGLAND AND CHRISTENDOM.

Chapter 30

PROTESTANTISM MOUNTS THE THRONE OF GREAT BRITAIN.