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CHAPTE R II.

CHAPTER IV.

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CHAPTE R X.

FRANCE.-The Civil List—Tumult in the Chamber of Deputies—Dis-

cussions on the Royal Domains, and on the Grants to the Royal Family

—Bill to abolish the observance of the Anniversary of the death of

Louis XVI. rejected by the Peers—State of the Press, and Prosecutions

for Seditious Libels—Intended Insurrections detected in Paris—Dis-

turbances at Grenoble—Movements of the Carlists in La Vendée—

Ravages of the Cholera—The Chambers solony prorogued—Minis-
terial changes consequent on the illness of M. Perier—Death of M.

Perier—Manifesto of the Opposition—Carlist Insurrection at Marseilles

—The Duchess de Berri arrives in La Vendée—Preparations for a ge-

neral rising—La Vendée and three other departments placed under

Martial Law—Formidable Insurrection in Paris—Measures adopted on

its Suppression—Paris, placed under Martial Law, and Courts Martial

established for the trial of the Rioters—Proceedings of the Courts Mar-

tial—The establishment of Martial Law declared illegal, and the sen-

tences of the Courts Martial reversed by the Court of Cassation—Pro-

secutions before the ordinary Courts—Construction of a new Ministry

under Marshal Soult as Prime Minister—The Insurrection in La Vendée

fails—Apprehension of the Duchess de Berri–Trial and Acquittal of

M. Berryer for adhering to the Duchess—The Chambers meet—Large

majority in favour of Ministers—Debates on the Address–Amendments

censuring Ministers for establishing Military Law in Paris rejected. [307

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CHA PTE R. XII.

SPAIN.—Illness of the King—Intrigues of the Carlists to exclude his

Daughter from the Succession—Recovery of the King, and Disgrace of

the Ministry—The Queen is named Regent—Public Measures adopted by

the Regency. Portugal,—Preparations of Don Pedro for the Invasion

of Portugal—He sails from the Azores—Effects a Landing, and takes

possession of Oporto-The Miguelites advance against Oporto–They

are repulsed at Penafiel and Vallongo—Pedro is not supported by the

Population, and shuts himself up in Qporto-Naval Qperations—The

Miguelites make themselves Masters of the Suburb of Villa Nova, and

bombard the Positions of Don Pedro—Unsuccessful Attacks of the

Miguelites on the Serra—General Attack by the Miguelites on Oporto

defeated, and likewise a renewed Attack on the Serra—The Miguelites

erect Works which blockade the Douro–Unsuccessful Attempts of Don

Pedro's Army to detroy them—Critical Situation of Don Pedro—Want

and Discontent among his Troops. ITALY.—Troubles in the Papal Le-

gations—The Papal Troops drive the Insurgents from Cesena and Forli

—The Austrians, at the request of the Pope, occupy Bologna–French
Expedition to ..". of it on the State of the Papal Territories

—Protests of the Papal Government against the Violation of its Terri-

tory by France—Convention respecting the French Troops. GREEce.—

Schism in the National Assembly—The seceding Members form a

Counter Assembly, and overturn the Government—State of Anarchy in

Greece—Prince Otho appointed to be King of Greece. TURKEY.-

Quarrel between the Sultan and the Viceroy of Egypt—The Viceroy's

Army enters Syria—Takes Acre and Damascus—The Turks defeated at

Homs and Bylan—The Egyptian Army completes the conquest of Syria,
and crosses Kom Taurus to march to Constantinople. §

CHA PTE R XIII.

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