SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY.
|CHAP. I.—Of the situation of Britain and Ireland, and of their
|CHAP. II.—Caius Julius Cæsar, the first Roman that came into
|CHAP. III.—Claudius, the second of the Romans who came into
Britain, brought the islands Orcades into subjection to the
Roman empire; and Vespasian, sent by him, reduced the Isle
of Wight under their dominion||10|
|CHAP. IV.—Lucius, king of Britain, writing to Pope Eleutherus,
desires to be made a Christian||11|
|CHAP. V.—How the Emperor Severus divided that part of Britain
which he subdued, from the rest by a rampart||12|
|CHAP. VI.—The reign of Dioclesian, and how he persecuted the
|CHAP. VII.—The passion of St. Alban and his companions, who
at that time shed their blood for our Lord||14|
|CHAP. VIII.—The persecution ceasing, the Church in Britain
enjoys peace till the time of the Arian heresy||18|
|CHAP. IX.—How during the reign of Gratian, Maximus being
created emperor in Britain, returned into Gaul with a mighty
|CHAP. X.—How in the reign of Areadius, Pelagius, a Briton,
insolently impugned the grace of God ib.|
|CHAP. XI.—How during the reign of Honorius, Gratian and
Constantine were created Tyrants in Britain; and soon after
the former was slain in Britain, and the latter in Gaul||20|
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Book title: The Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation.
Contributors: Saint Bede the Venerable - Author.
Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd..
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 1910.
Page number: xxxi.
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