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CHAPTER III

UNDER JAMES II

1685–1688

James is crowned—An untoward incident-He parades his religion

and estranges his subjects—Duke of Monmouth at the Hague-
His invasion and defeat at Sedgmoor-A fracas at court—The

CHAPTER V

UNDER WILLIAM III

1694-1702

Queen Mary dies of the small-pox-William's grief—The funeral cere-

monies—Princess Anne moves to St. James's Palace—The Duke

of Gloucester's establishment — His cleverness — He contracts

scarlet fever and dies—Prince and princess visit St. Albans-

Sarah's daughters marry—The princess at Windsor-William

receives the news of James the Second's death-Its effect upon

him—He meets with an accident at Hampton Court-He never

recovers — Expires at Kensington - Bentinck's devotion to his

master-William's affability to Lady Rutland

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The duchess buys large estates—Twice rebuilds Wimbledon Manor-

Her frequent recourse to the law-Her admiration for Mr. Murray's
talents—The duchess's generosity-Her litigation with Mr. Guidot

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