Map of the British Isles with battle ships in the North Sea, and a view of Prague and the Battle of the White Mountain of 1620, comparing the English and Bohemian Civil Wars; sixteen scenes of related historical events surround the map; text in four columns provides a key to the events shown. These include, under C, a scene in which Jenny Geddes throws her stool at Mr Hannay the Dean of St Giles, Edinburgh, when he began to read from the new prayer book; under F, the King dissolving his fourth parliament in 1640; under I, the King confronting Speaker Lenthall as he arrives in parliament attempting to arrest five members; under O and P, peaceful scenes of shepherds and harvesting indicating life before the wars; under Q, a comet as a bad omen; under T, Emperor Matthias making Ferdinand King of Hungary; under V, the citizens of Prague giving the crown of Bohemia to Frederick of the Palatinate; under W, the defenestration of Prague with Barons Slabata and Martinitz, and their secretary Fa… (See Merlin record for full description)
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