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Louis-le-Débonnaire, 166-7-the battle of Fontenay, and treaty of
Verdun, 168-9, extracts-final separation of Germany and France,
169-Normandy, and the Northmen, 170-1-Rollo, 171-the
French provinces, 172, extract-scope of Sir F. Palgrave's work,
173-Anglo-Norman jurisprudence, 173-4-Carlovingian legisla-
the Capitulars, 174-the Palatial Court, 175-the Feudal
Law, the Canon Law, and the Imperial Code, ib.-Frankish admi-
nistration of justice, 176-the Missi, 177-junction of Norman and
Saxon tribunals gradually effected, 178-historical errors in Black-
stone's Commentaries, 179.


Philpotts, Bishop, review of works by or relating to, 59-his excom-
munication of the Archbishop of Canterbury, ib.-his charge to his
clergy, 60-the oath of obedience taken by a bishop to his arch-
bishop, ib.-his Letter to the Archbishop,' 61—Mr. Gorham's
case, 61-2, and note-Lord John Russell's remarks in the House
of Commons in regard to the language used by Bishop Philpotts
relative to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 63-expediency of ob-
taining the decision of a court of law thereupon, 64—his synod at
Exeter, 65—his 'Pastoral,' ib.-protest in the name of the chapter
against the synod, 66, and note-mischievous results of his policy,
67-71, and notes-Bishop Philpotts' early history, 72, and note—
how he obtained his bishopric, 73, and note-his love of power, his
love of family, and his love of notoriety, 74-his rubrical marti-
netism, 75-6-his love of lapses, 76-82-his nepotism, 82-4—his
love of notoriety, 85-6-his vituperation of opponents, 87-90-his
non-natural use of words, 90-4.


Protection, and Lord Derby's Ministry, review of works relating to,
569-cause of the fall of the late Ministry, ib.-prosperous state of
the country, both at home and abroad, 570-1-meaning of the terms
Court and Country party, 571, note-Sir Robert Peel, Lord George
Bentinck, Mr. Disraeli, and Lord Derby, 571-3-Lord Derby's
efforts to form a Government, though unsuccessful in 1850, suc-
cessful in 1852, 574-unfounded statements of the present Minis-
ters, ib.—most of them new to office and unknown to fame, ib.—
their views on Protection and the Navigation Laws, 575-the
present Ministry in a minority in the House of Commons, ib.-
course pursued by the Opposition, 576-7-unwillingness of the
present Ministers to announce their system of policy, 577-8-Pro-
tection a retrograde and reactionary policy, 759-M'Culloch on
reimposing a duty on corn, ib., note-Free-trade more favourable
to agriculture than Protection, 580-a low fixed duty on foreign
wheat of little avail to increase the revenue, 581-and certain to
prove a cause of strife between landlord and tenant, 582-proposed
transference of local rates from the agricultural classes to the rest
of the community, 583-4-the cry of Protection against revolution,
584-Lord Derby a Protestant Minister, 585-legislation at a
stand still, ib.-the Ballot, 586, and note.


Reform Bill, the expected, review of works relating to, 213-the

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Reform Act of 1832, 213-4-changes wrought by it, 215-8-repre-
sentation in the House of Commons tending towards delegation,
219-22-ties of party connexion modified, 222-5-new relation of
Ministers to Parliament, 225-8-rationale of ministerial resigna-
tion, 228-31-English Statesmen seldom imitators, 231-difficulty
of discerning what the nation really requires, 232-4-advantage of
a quiet time, 235-6-public feeling in 1830 and 1852, 237-8-dif-
ference of circumstances in 1832 and 1852, 239-41--opinion of the
leaders of the Reform Association, 242-inexpediency of complete
suffrage, 243-real impressibility of the existing Parliament, 243-4
-the Anti-Corn Law League of 1846, 244-Charter agitation an
obstacle to practical reforms, 245-8-true theory of our representa-
tive system, 248-50-alleged anomalies in the representation, 250-4
-inconsistency of Chartist reasoning, 254-6-origin of the right
of majorities, 256-60-representation coextensive with taxation,
260-3-criteria of fitness for the franchise, 264-6-reduction in the
franchise qualification, 266-7-the project of equal electoral dis-
tricts, 268-9-exclusive representation of majorities, 269-72-pro-
posed new electoral districts, 272-4-fitful exercise of the franchise,
275-8-small proportion of electors who vote, 279-80.
Roebuck's History of the Whig Party of 1830, review of, 517-
History rather than Poetry the branch of literature which has of
late most advanced, 518-9-Mr. Roebuck's qualifications for his
undertaking, 519-20-his views of all men, and all parties, indis-
criminately severe and illiberal, 520-1-his character of Wil-
liam IV., 521-causes which influenced the King to countenance
the Reform Bill, 522-3-if not a distinguished or consistent man,
William IV. allowed to be frank, honest, and faithful to early
friendships, 523-anecdote illustrative of his character, 524-Mr.
Roebuck's aspersions on the character of the late Sir Robert Peel, ib.
-his illiberal treatment of Burke, Sheridan, Tierney, and Romilly,
525-of Lord John Russell, Lord Althorp, Lord Lansdowne, and
others, ib.—his character of Lord Grey, 526-extract from Harriet
Martineau's History of Thirty Years' Peace,' ib.—Mr. Roebuck's
character of Lord Brougham, 526-7-the Whigs vindicated, 527-9
-Mr. Roebuck's description of them as a party, 529-30-Mr.
Canning, 530-1-the Catholic question, 531-3-Lord Grey's
government, 533-4-restoration of Sir R. Peel to power, 535–
overthrown and supplanted by Lord John Russell, 535-who in his
turn surrenders the government of the country to the Earl of
Derby, 535-6-Parliamentary weakness not confined to any one
Prime Minister, or to any one party in the State, 536—cause to
which are to be attributed many of the evils made matters of per-
sonal reproach by Mr. Roebuck, ib.—extract giving Mr. Roebuck's
version of the memorable dissolution in May, 1831, 537-9-Miss
Martineau's narrative of the same transaction, 539-40-strictures
on Mr. Roebuck's misrepresentations, 540-2-his account of the
creation of peers, 542-3—the Whigs resign but are again reinstated,
544-5-further remarks on the creation of peers, 546-7, and note-
unjust charges advanced by Mr. Roebuck, 547-9-his lucubrations

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on the subject of Whig finance, 550-beneficial effects of Whig
administration, 551-2-concluding remarks, 552-3.


Tronson du Coudray, review of work containing an account of, 281
-Tronson du Coudray's early life, 281-2-system of criminal
procedure then prevailing in France, 282-3-he is engaged in the
remarkable case of the false Count Solar, 283-9-the Marchioness
Soyecourt, 290-1-the Thibaults and Frondière, 291-7-the
Sieur Reveillon, 297-300-Tronson du Coudray offers to defend
Louis XVI., 300-his defence of Marie Antoinette, ib.—the French
Constitution of 1795, 301-difference in the French and English
Constitutions, 302-French parties in 1795, 303-4-French parties
in 1796, 305-6—French parties in 1797, 307-contest between the
Directory and the Legislature, 309-the Directory resolved to
crush their opponents by force, 310-addresses from the army,
310-1-Tronson du Coudray's denunciation of the proceedings of
the Directory, 311-2-tardy consultations of the Legislature, 313-
Tronson du Coudray and his party seized by the troops under
Augerau, 314-the deportations to Cayenne, 315-French Guiana,
315-6-death of Tronson du Coudray at Sinnamary, 316-Louis
Napoleon and the Directory, 317-Louis Napoleon a bad imitator
of all that is bad in his originals, ib.-fate of Hippolyte Magen,
318-the present authority of the prefets, 319-20-character of the
French, 320-probable downfall of Louis Napoleon's usurpation,




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