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HISTORY. OF. ENGLAND from theInvasion ofJulius Caesar to The Revolution in z IN. SIX. VOLUMES. BY. DAVID. HUME,. ESQ. ®. VOLUME. I. Based on. David Hume, The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Facsimile PDF, MB, This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from. additional information as to the facts. I have endeavoured to combine both these aims. TRANSLATORS' PREFACE. 'THE History of England, principally during.
Hindi and Urdu share much of the grammar though both used different script for writing and Hindi uses more of its word which are derived word from Sanskrit. To know History is to know life. The answer is no. The United Kingdom comprises the whole of the island of Great Britain—which contains England, Wales, and Scotland—as well as the northern portion of the island of Ireland. Although this is the case, it is also important to understand patterns within European History, therefore chapters will attempt to cover a breadth of material even though their titles might be that of a specific pattern in history rather than a time period.
Where the Bill of Rights states that the King cannot make laws without the consent of Parliament, the Claim of Right says that all assertions of a right to rule above the law are themselves against the law. The Bill of Rights was inspired by John Locke.
He implies that he neglected this study. He may have wanted to avoid giving the lay reader the impression that he had written a history just for lawyers like William Blackstone.
Cicero was, of course, a lawyer. The standard work for a Scottish law student to study was, then as now, " Stair's Institutions of the laws of Scotland ".
Hume names neither of the unamended constitutions of He wanted a new constitution for the United Kingdom to flesh out these outline declarations.
He set out his proposals in the essay Idea of a Perfect Commonwealth , which is a reworking of The Commonwealth of Oceana by the 17th-century Rutland visionary James Harrington. Leaving the extent of the Commonwealth and the location of its capital undecided, Hume's highly devolved scheme was "to have all the advantages both of a great and a little Commonwealth". In some ways it resembles the model of Presbyterian church government. Hume was no theorist of an unwritten constitution.
Narrative[ edit ] The work can perhaps be best discussed as four separate histories in the order in which he wrote them. He immediately began a series of attempts to promote a Union between his two kingdoms, and found for this a staunch ally in Francis Bacon. These came to nothing, curiously more because of opposition in the English Parliament than in the Scottish one.
On the whole, Hume portrays this complex king, who had grown up with the same predicament as Orestes , as a beneficent ruler keeping Britain at peace, notably by staying out of the Thirty Years' War.
However an epic of unintended consequences was unravelling. As the King was dying, his son's wooing of the Spanish Infanta turned into a jilting, and the two countries drifted into a war, spurred on by Protestant extremists in the House of Commons.
Charles I's attempt following the Petition of Right to rule without a Parliament in England collapsed after he provoked the revolution of the National Covenant in Scotland Irish Catholics led by Felim O'Neill seized the opportunity to rebel Civil War broke out in England.
The king was defeated, tried, and executed Thus Hume's first volume ends at the start of England's short-lived experiment with republicanism. Of the book's reception, Hume wrote: I was assailed by one cry of reproach, disapprobation, and even detestation; English, Scotch, and Irish, Whig and Tory, churchman and sectary, freethinker and religionist, patriot and courtier, united in their rage against the man, who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I , and the Earl of Strafford.
The History of Great Britain Part 2[ edit ] Hume continues the story with an account of: the leveller experiment with communism; of the Scottish Parliament's proclamation of Charles II as king; of Cromwell 's genocidal suppression of the Irish revolt; of his near nemesis at the Battle of Dunbar ; of the crowning of Charles II at Scone ; of Cromwell's final destruction of the now royalist Covenanter army at the Battle of Worcester ; and of his subsequent annexation of Scotland.
After Cromwell's death, his son Richard Cromwell , "Tumbledown Dick", could not keep the republic together; and General Monck brought the army of occupation in Scotland south to effect the Restoration. This was followed by the execution of the remaining regicides: " No saint or confessor ever went to martyrdom with more assured confidence of heaven than was expressed by those criminals, even when the terrors of immediate death, joined to many indignities, were set before them.
They were hanged drawn and quartered. Four already dead were disinterred and subject to Posthumous execution. Of this volume, Hume wrote: "In , two years after the fall of the first volume, was published the second volume of my History, containing the period from the death of Charles I.
This performance happened to give less displeasure to the Whigs, and was better received. It not only rose itself, but helped to buoy up its unfortunate brother.
Robert Adamson tells us that this was the point where Adam Smith wanted Hume to begin the history. The clamour against this performance was almost equal to that against the History of the two first Stuarts. The reign of Elizabeth was particularly obnoxious". Hume's portrayal of Elizabeth is hardly flattering. However, there was another reason for the outrage. Hume, along with Dr. William Robertson, had been examining the papers relative to Mary, Queen of Scots.
Both historians found that Queen Mary had indeed been complicit in the murder of her husband Darnley , thus exonerating what the Scottish Parliament had said when they deposed her.
There have been copious attempts to refute Hume and Robertson on this. This could be described as the time when the English Nation was reinvented, after two centuries of Franco-Norman subjugation. Volume 1 takes the story back to the foundation of the first English kingdoms, the heptarchy : Kent, Northumberland, East Anglia, Mercia, Essex, Sussex, and Wessex; and to the Romano-Welsh imperium these kingdoms supplanted.
The work as constitutional history[ edit ] Hume wrote several appendices and discursions, which may be classed in their apparent order of composition, covering: 1 the Shakespearean period; 2 the period up until the restoration; 3 the period ending with the Revolution; 4 the period of the Tudors; 5 the Anglo-Saxon period; 6 the period up until the signing and gradual implementation of Magna Carta ; 7 the era of Edward III; and 8 the period ending with the overthrow of Richard Plantagenet.
This last discursion at the end of vol 2 is a summary of some of Hume's most developed thoughts chapter XXII. An anti-Jacobite shibboleth that Hume wanted to refute held that absolute monarchy was an innovation brought to England by James I.
When James was writing his Basilicon Doron expounding the divine right of kings , he was king of Scotland alone. He wanted to bring the authoritarian English model of kingship to his unruly northern kingdom.
He did not increase their powers. On the contrary, Hume found the rule of the first two Stuarts to have been milder than that of Elizabeth. The revolutionary ferment was not caused by any novel oppression.
However Hume did acknowledge that the divine right, or patriarchal, system of government itself had a historical origin. Before that date: "a kind of Polish Aristocracy prevailed In Humes's time the Polish aristocracy elected their king. This just predates the long period of the Partitions of Poland between the Hohenzollern , Habsburg , and Romanov autocracies. It was possible to agree at that time with Montesquieu that the Polish Szlachta , or aristocracy, had remained as a bulwark against autocracy, which had been lost by aristocrats like himself through the centralisation of Bourbon power in France.
Very recent history was the abolition of heritable jurisdictions. Before that law was passed, local aristocrats in Scotland had the power to try cases and raise armies, as the Government had just learnt to its cost. Far from exporting divine right principles to England: Scotland, like Poland, had never become a centralised Renaissance monarchy.
Similarly, in England before the Tudors, " It required the authority almost absolute of the sovereigns, which took place in the subsequent period, to pull down those disorderly and licentious tyrants, who were equally averse from peace and from freedom, and to establish that regular execution of the laws, which, in a following age, enabled the people to erect a regular and equitable plan of liberty".
A heritable jurisdiction might be conducted with equity, if presided over by someone like Montesquieu; but there is even less guarantee than there is in the judiciary of an autocracy. The convention that the kings could not raise taxes without parliamentary consent, Hume dates to the time of the usurpers of the House of Lancaster , who needed to bolster their shaky claim to the throne with warlord support.
The reluctance of the House of Commons to fund the executive, led the otherwise absolutist Tudors to grant monopolies, force loans, and raise funds by other irregular measures. These practices came to a head under the Stuarts, but they did not initiate them. This earlier era of Polish style aristocracy came about through the gradual implementation of Magna Carta; before which the kings had been more absolute, ruling by right of conquest.
The early Normans in turn had subjugated the Saxons, among whom "the balance seems to have inclined [again] to the side of aristocracy" or oligarchy. He allows that the early Saxons and other Germans "seem to have admitted a considerable mixture of democracy into their form of government, and to have been one of the freest nations, of which there remains any account in the records of history"; but he cautions: "Those who, from a pretended respect to antiquity, appeal at every turn to an original plan of the constitution, only cover their turbulent spirit and their private ambition under the appearance of venerable forms".
Under the Saxons, there was never much freedom for the Ancient Britons. He saw in the patriarchy of the Tudors and Stuarts "the dawn of civility and sciences". It was also the time of the terminal decline of serfdom , free men having become of greater commercial value. A history of political economy in England[ edit ] Hume's fundamental theorem, quoted by Adamson, is that: "everything in the world is downloadd by labour, and our passions are the only causes of labour".
His position is very close here to Adam Smith. The work contains several discursions on the fluctuations in the price of corn and other commodities through the eras. The Crusades as the nadir of western civilisation[ edit ] "The rise, progress, perfection, and decline of art and science, are curious objects of contemplation, and intimately connected with a narration of civil transactions. The events of no particular period can be fully accounted for, but by considering the degrees of advancement, which men have reached in those particulars.
The period, in which the people of Christendom were the lowest sunk in ignorance, and consequently in disorders of every kind, may justly be fixed at the eleventh century, about the age of William the Conqueror ".
The Norman Conquest was the most destructive trauma that the English nation has endured. However this was followed by something even worse, during the next generation. Hume described the crusades, beginning in the reign of William Rufus , as "the most signal and most durable monument of human folly, that has yet appeared in any age or nation" chapter V.
The storming of Jerusalem, 5 July , was attended by a wholesale genocide of Muslims and Jews chapter 6. They threw aside their arms, still streaming with blood: They advanced with reclined bodies, and naked feet and heads to that sacred monument: They sung anthems to their Saviour, who had there downloadd their salvation by his death and agony: And their devotion, enlivened by the presence of the place where he had suffered, so overcame their fury, that they dissolved in tears, and bore the appearance of every soft and tender sentiment.
So inconsistent is human nature with itself! And so easily does the most effeminate superstition ally, both with the most heroic courage, and with the fiercest barbarity! The results of the First Crusade were reversed during the following century. He contrasts Saladin with Richard Coeur de Lion : "this gallant emperor [Saladin], in particular, displayed, during the course of the war, a spirit and generosity, which even his bigotted enemies were obliged to acknowledge and admire.
Richard, equally martial and brave, carried with him more of the barbarian character; and was guilty of acts of ferocity, which threw a stain on his celebrated victories". Hume also writes that on one occasion, Richard ordered the massacre of defenceless Muslim prisoners, although "the Saracens found themselves obliged to retaliate upon the Christians by a like cruelty". Hume tells how, shortly after his great victory, Saladin's death was proclaimed: "he ordered his winding-sheet to be carried as a standard through every street of the city; while a crier went before, and proclaimed with a loud voice, This is all that remains to the mighty Saladin, the conqueror of the East".
Saladin left his money to charity, "without distinction of Jew, Christian, or Mahometan". The Pandects of Justinian[ edit ] However, even in the 12th century, there was a glimmer of light.
However the association the English laity "formed without any necessity" between Roman and canon law : "prevented the Roman jurisprudence from becoming the municipal law of the country, as was the case in many states of Europe". Nevertheless, "a great part of it was secretly transferred into the practice of the courts of justice, and the imitation of their neighbours made the English gradually endeavour to raise their own law from its original state of rudeness and imperfection".
Thus Hume was writing the history of the Common Law of England from its origins through its continuing gradual absorption of the international Civil Law. Hume's nephew and executor, also called David Hume , wrote the " Commentary on the laws of Scotland respecting crimes " as a common law companion to Stair's great work. Hume on the progress of natural philosophy and belles lettres in England[ edit ] The Stanford Encyclopaedia of Philosophy linked below describes Hume as "the third of the great triumvirate of "British Empiricists", along with John Locke and Thomas Hobbes.
However, he footnotes Locke, along with Algernon Sidney , Rapin de Thoyras and Benjamin Hoadley , as authors whose "compositions the most despicable, both for style and matter, have been extolled, and propagated, and read; as if they had equalled the most celebrated remains of antiquity". Sidney was a complex man. He was appalled by the death sentence on Charles I, but later wrote tracts justifying the deed. United Kingdom, island country located off the northwestern coast of mainland Europe.
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