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End of siege of Puebla, 1863.

4 Sunday in Lent. M.L.-Gen. 42, Luke 7 to v. 24; E.L.-Gen. 43 or 45, 2 Cor. 8. Napoleon abdicated, 1814.

Khyber Pass forced, 1842.

William Pitt's protest against the Independence of America, 1778.
Convention at St. Petersburg, 1805:

Clark v. Bradlaugh: House of Lords finds for defendant, 1883.
Chartist Demonstration, 1848.

5 Sunday in Lent. M.L.-Exod. 3, Luke 10 v. 17; E.L.-Exod. 5 or 6 to v. 14, Gal. 2.
Lord Rodney's naval victory, 1782.

Catholic Emancipation in England, 1829.

General Komaroff attacks the Afghans at Ak Tepé, 1885.
President Lincoln shot, 1865.

University of Edinburgh founded, 1584.

Luther at the Diet of Worms, 1521.

6 Sunday in Lent. M.L.-Exod. 9, Mat. 26; E.L.-Exod. 10 or 11, Luke 19 v. 28 or 20 Skye Crofters agitation began, 1883.

Hilary Law sittings end.

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Earthquakes in England, 1884.

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Good Friday.

Russia declares war against Turkey, 1877.

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M.L.-Exod. 12 to v. 29, Rev. 1 v. 10 to 19; E.L.-Exod. 12 v. 29 or 14,

Easter Monday. Bank Holiday.

[John 20 v. 11 to 19 or Rev. 5.

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Irish Convention at Philadelphia, 1883.

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Mr. Gladstone's second cabinet formed, 1880.

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Battle of Orleans, 1429.

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1 Sunday after Easter. M.L.-Num. 16 to v. 36, 1 Cor. 15 to v. 29; E.L.-Num. 16 v. Bank Holiday, Scotland.

Tu Easter Law Sittings begin.

[36 or 17 to v. 12, John 20 v. 24 to 30.

6 TH Lord Cavendish and Mr. Burke murdered in Phoenix Park, 1882.

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Army Estimates introduced, 1885.

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Charles II. came to the throne, 1660.

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"Claim of Right" accepted by William and Mary, 1689.
Pacific Railroad opened, 1869.

Sir Henry James Attorney-General, 1880.

Henry IV. of France murdered, 1610.

Redistribution Bill read second time in the Lords, 1885.

3 Sunday after Easter. M.L.-Num. 22, John 5 to v. 24; E.L.-Num. 23 or 24, 1 Tim. 5. M Athens taken by the Turks, 1827.

18 Tu Parliamentary Oaths abolished, 1866.

19 W Revised version of the Old Testament published, 1885.

20 IH Colombus died, 1506.

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Battle of Aspern, 1809.

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Constantine the Great died, 1323. Mungo Park's first expedition, 1725.

S4 Sunday after Easter. M.L.-Deut. 4 to v. 23, John 8 to v. 31; E.L.-Deut. 4 v. 23 to 24 M Queen Victoria born, 1819.

25 Tu Bank Holidays Act, 1871.

26 W Landing of the Guards at Suakin from Alexandria, 1885.

27 TH Habeas Corpus Act passed, 1679.

[41 or 5, Titus 2.

5S. aft. Easter. M.L.-Deut. 6, John 11 v. 47 to 12 v. 20; E.L.-Deut. 9 or 10, Heb. 6. Irish Church Disendowment Bill passed, 1869.

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2 W Rogation Day. 3 TH Ascension Day.

F Proposal for impeachment of M. Jules Ferry rejected by 322 to 153 votes.

5 S Battle at Wagram, 1809.

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Sunday after Ascension. M.L.-Deut. 30, John 16 v. 16; E.L.-Deut. 34 or Joshua 1'

7 M Reform Bill passed, 1832.

8 Tu Defeat of the Gladstone Government, 1885.

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10 TH Political crisis. Lord Salisbury summoned to Balmoral, 1885.

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Cade's insurrection, 1450.

[Heb. 11 v. 17'

Acceptance of resignation of the Government by the Queen announced, 1885.

Whit-Sunday. M.L-Deut.'16 to v. 18, Rom. 8 to v. 18; E.L.-Isa. 11 or Ezek. 36 v. 25,
Whit-Monday. Bank Holiday.
[Gal. 5 v. 16 or Acts 18 v. 24.

15 Tu Lord Salisbury undertakes to form a cabinet, 1885.

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17 TH Battle at Bunker's Hill, 1775

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Battle of Waterloo, 1815.

Magna Charta signed, 1215.

Trinity Sunday. M.L.-Isa. 6 to v. 11, Rev. 1 to v. 9; E.L.-Gen. 18 or 1 & 2 to v. 4'
Factory Act passed, 1860.
[Eph. 4 to v. 17 or Mat. 3.

22 Tu Trinity Law Sittings begin.

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Marquis of Salisbury's acceptance of office, 1885.

24 TH Quarter Day.

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Isabella of Spain abdicates, 1870.

Corn Laws repealed, 1846.

1 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-Joshua 3 v. 7 to 4 v. 15, Acts 8 v.5 to 26; E.L.-Joshua 5 Queen Victoria crowned, 1838.

29 Tu The Hanoverians surrender to the Prussians, 1866.

30 W First Chinese Railway, 1876.

[v. 13 to 6 v. 21 or 24, 1 John 2 v. 25.

JULY, 1886.

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4 Sunday after Trinity. M. L.-1 Sam. 12, Acts 20 v. 17; 1 Sam. 13 or Ruth 1, Mat. 9 Spanish Armada passes Cornwall, 1588.

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Purchase of Commissions in the Army abolished, 1871.

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Great Hyde Park Meeting, 1884.

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Battle of Falkirk, 1298.

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Jews admitted to Parliament, 1858.

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Army discipline and Regulation Acts passed, 1879.

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3 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Sam. 2 to v. 27, Acts 16 v. 16; E.L.-I Sam. 3 or Acre taken by Crusaders, 1191.

Destruction of the Bastille. (Beginning of the Revolution), 1789.

First Railway in Canada opened, 1836.

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5 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Sam. 15 to v. 24; E.L.-1 Sam. 16 or 17, Mat. 13 Wade forces the Khyber Pass, 1839.

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6 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-2 Sam. 1, Rom. 2 to v. 17; E.L.-2 Sam. 12 to v. 24 or
Bank Holiday.
[18, Mat. 16 v. 24 to 17 v. 14.

Edward III. takes Calais, 1347.

Great Reform Demonstration at Birmingham, 1884.

First Cable Telegram from the Queen to the President United States of America, 1858..
Bolivia declares its Independence, 1824.

Meeting of the Emperors of Austria and Germany at Gastein, 1885.

7 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Chron. 21, Rom. 8 to v. 18; E.L.-1 Chron. 22, or
Revolution at Lisbon, 1836.
[1 Chron. 28 to v. 21, Mat. 21 to v. 23.

Rt. Hon. G. J. Goschen born, 1831.

Half-Quarter Day.

George Stephenson died, 1848.

University of Heidelberg refuses the admission of Women, 1884.
Crimes Act (Ireland) expired, 1885.

8 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Chron. 29 v. 9 to 29, Rom. 12; E.L.-2 Chron. 1 or
Gas introduced in London, 1805.

Marriage and Registry Act passed, 1863.

Battle of Gravelotte, 1870.

[1 Kings 3, Mat. 24 v. 29.

Naval battle off Carthagena between English and French, 1702.
Riot at Belfast, 1872.

Battle of Vimeira, 1808.

9 Sunday after Trinity.
Treaty of Prague, 1866.

M.L.-1 Kings 10 to v. 25, 1 Cor. 3; 1 Kings 11 to v. 15 or [1 Kings 11 v. 26, Mat. 27 v. 27 to 57.

24 Tu Ejectment of Nonconformists, 1662. Revolution at Brussels, 1830.

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Julius Cæsar landed, B.C. 55.

Habeas Corpus Act suspended, 1799.

10 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Kings 12, 1 Cor. 9; E.L.-1 Kings 13 or 1 Kings 17, Demonstrations in Spain in respect of the Caroline Islands, 1885.

31 Tu Red River disturbances suppressed, 1870.

[Mark 3 v. 13.

SEPTEMBER, 1886.

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11 Sunday after Trinity. 1 Kings 18, 1 Cor. 14 v. 20; E.L.-1 Kings 19 or 21, Mark 7 Mayflower left Plymouth, 1620.

7 Tu New style (Calendar) introduced, 1752. Northern Pacific Railroad opened, 1883.

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12 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-1 Kings 22 to v. 41, 2 Cor. 4; E.L.-2 Kings 2 to v. 16 Battle at Tel-el-Kebir, 1882.

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13 Sunday after Trinity. 2 Kings 5, 2 Cor. 11 to v. 30; E.L.-2 Kings 6 to v. 24 or 7, Italians enter Rome, 1870.

21 Tu Sir Walter Scott died, 1832.

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23 TH Prince Bismarck made Minister, 1862.

[Mark 14 v. 53.

Mobilisation of Bulgarian and Servian troops, 1885.

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Siege of Paris, 1870.

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14 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-2 Kings 9, Gal. 4 v. 21 to 5 v. 13; E.L.-2 Kings 10 to
"Society of Jesus," formed 1540.
[v. 32 or 13, Luke 2 v. 21.

28 Tu M. Clémenceau born, 1841.

29 W Quarter Day.

30 TH Protectorate over Bechuanaland proclaimed, 1885.

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General Türr and committee propose a Canal at Panama, 1876.

15 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-2 Kings 18, Eph. 4 to v. 25; M.L.-2 Kings 19 or 23 Colonel Steward massacred at Wady Gama, 1884.

[to v. 31, Luke 6 to v. 20.

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Inner Circle Metropolitan Railway completed, 1884.

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Rome united to Italy, 1870.

16 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-2 Chron. 36, Phil. 4; E.L.—Neh. 1 & 2 to v. 9 or 8,
Last day of fire at Chicago, 1871.

Freedom of religious worship in Spain, 1868.

[Luke 9 v. 28 to 51.

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Great Conservative Demonstration at Birmingham, 1884.

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Battle of Hastings, 1066.

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Napoleon arrived at St. Helena, 1815.

Field Marshal Lord Strathnairn died, 1885.

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17 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.—Jer. 5, 1 Thess. 2; E.L.-Jer. 22 or 35, Luke 13 to v. Battle of Leipzig, 1813.

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[Luke 17 v. 2.

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19 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-Ezek. 14, 2 Tim. 2; E.L.-Ezek. 18 or 24 v. 15, Luke 21

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21 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-Dan. 3, Heb. 8; E.L.-Dan. 4 or 5, John 4 to v. 31. Mr. Gladstone elected Lord Rector of Glasgow University, 1877.

Hostilities against Burmah, commenced 1885.

Inauguration of the Suez Canal, 1869.

18 TH Parliament dissolved, 1885.

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22 Sunday after Trinity. M.L.-Eccles. 11 & 12, Heb. 13; E.L.-Hag. 2 to v. 10 0 Death of Clive, 1774.

23 Tu General election of 1885 began.

24 W The Pope fled to Gaëta, 1848.

25 TH Alfonso XII., of Spain, died 1885.

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Marshal Serrano died 1885.

Mr; Gladstone returned for Midlothian, 1885.

[Mal, 3 & 4, John 7 to v. 25.

1 Sunday in Advent. M.L.-Isaiah 1, 1 Peter 1 v. 22 to 2 v. 11; E.L-Isaiah 2 or 4 v.2, First London School Board elected, 1870.

[ John 11 to v. 17.

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2 Sunday in Advent. M.L.-Isaiah 5, 2 Peter 2; E.L.-Isaiah 11 to v. 11 or 24, John 14. Franchise Bill became law, 1885.

Formation of the Australasian Federal Council, 1883.

W National Conference on the Eastern Question, 1875.
Mr. Gladstone Premier for the first time, 1868.
Persians defeated by the English at Bushire, 1856.
James II. fled from England, 1688.

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3 Sunday in Advent. M.L.-Isaiah 25, 1 John 4 v. 7; E.L.-Isaiah 26 or 28 v. 5 to Dynamite outrage at London Bridge, 1884.

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4 Sunday in Advent. M.L.-Isai. 30 to v. 27, Rev. 4; E.L.-Isaiah 32 or 33 v. 2 to v. Louis Napoleon, President of the French Republic, 1848.

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Principality of Roumania founded, 1861.

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Debate on the Tonquin Credits: vote of confidence in Government carried by 4 votes,
Christmas Day.

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1 Sunday after Christmas. M.L.-Isa. 35 (Gen. 4 to v. 11), Acts 6; E.L.-Isa. ¡38
Bank Holiday.
[or 40 (2 Chron. 24 v. 15 to 23), Acts 8 to v. 9.

Lord Macaulay born, 1809.

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Gambetta died, 1882.

JANUARY, 1887.

S. Union of Ireland with Great Britain, 1801. Burmah annexed, 1886.

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2 Sunday after Christmas. M. L.—Isa. 42, Mat. 1 v. 18; E. L.-Isa. 43 or 44, Acts 1. Five M.P.s impeached, 1642.

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1 Sunday after Epiphany. M. L.—Isa. 51, Mat. 5 v. 33; E. L.-Isa. 52, v. 13 & 53 or 54, Royal Exchange burnt, 1838.

[Acts 5 v. 17.

General Gordon accepted the offer of the King of the Belgians to go to the Congo, 1884-
Napoleonists banished from France by law, 1816.
Greece declared independent, 1822.

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2 Sunday after Epiphany.

M. L.-Isa. 55, Mat. 9

v. 18; E. L.-Isa. 57 or 61, Acts 9

Sir H. Stewart defeats the Soudanese rebels, 1885. Col. Burnaby killed.

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Mr. Collings' amendment to the Address carried (329 votes to 250), 1886.

[Acts 14.

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Fall of Khartoum, General Gordon killed, 1885.

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4 Sunday after Epiphany. M. L.-Job 27, Mat. 16 v. 24 to 17, v. 14; E. L.-Job 28 or XXXIX. Articles subscribed, 1562.

[29, Acts 18 to v. 24.

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