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Wallis, 9330, 3518
Wallis, Sir Provo, 3810
Walpole, Horace, 3127, 3510
Walpole, Sir Robert, 3082, 3086, 3087, 3088,

3091, 3097-3100, 3102, 3119, 3186, 3208,

3513

political weapons of, 3088
Walsingham, Sir Francis, 2678, 2697, 2699
Walter the Penniless, 2060
Waltheof, Earl of Northumberland, 2240
Wamba, 1531, 1532

banishes the Jews, 1531

trance of, 1531, 1532
Wampanoag Indians, 2532, 2933, 2935
Wandewash, battle of, 3132
Wang Seng Tsao, 4652
Warbeck, Perkin, 2354-2357
Ward, General Artemas, 3229
Warfare, Assyrian, 234–238

Babylonian, 282, 283
during the Middle Ages, 2047–2049
during the XV. and XVI. centuries, 2521
Egyptian, 71-73
Greek, 720, 721, 945–948
Persian, 538-548

Roman, 1138, 1365-1370
Warner, Colonel Seth, 3251
Warren, General Gouverneur Kemble, 4193,

4195, 4218
Warren, General Joseph, 3223, 3227, 3229,

3230
Warren, General Sir Charles, 4503
Warrene, Earl of, 2284, 2370, 2371
Warrington, Captain, 4024
Warsaw, battles and captures of, 3034, 3042

Grand Duchy of, 3453
siege and fall of, in 1794, 3180, 3181

siege and fall of, in 1831, 3548
Wartburg castle, Luther at the, 2600–2602
Warwick, Dudley, Earl of, 2664–2667, 2669
Warwick, Edward Plantagenet, Earl of, 2356,

2357
Warwick, Neville, Earl of, 2335–2340
Warwick, Earl of, another, 2938
Warwickshire, 2842
Washburne, Elihu Benjamin, 4210
Washington City, capital of the United States,

4003
Pan-American congress at, 4266
VOL. 15–22

Washington, Fort, captured by the Hessians,

3244
Washington, General George, in the French

and Indian War, 3116, 3117, 3129
assaults on the administration of, 3996,

3997
and the National Constitutional Conven-

tion, 3301
at Boston, 3230, 3231, 3234, 3235
at Brandywine, 3249
at Germantown, 3249
at Mt. Vernon, 3287
at White Plains, 3244
at Trenton and Princeton, 3245
at Valley Forge, 3252-3234
at Yorktown, 3271, 3272
character and description of, 3286, 3287
chosen commander-in-chief, 3228, 3229
chosen first President of the United

States, 3973
death of, 4002, 4003
family and descent of, 3287, 3288
farewell address of, 3996
inauguration of, 3973, 3974
in the War of the Revolution, 3228–3285
in Virginia, 3287
journey from Mt. Vernon to New York,

3973
neutrality proclamation of, 3989–3991
resigns his commission as commander-in-

chief, 3285

retreat of, before Cornwallis, 3244
Washington Monument, at Washington, D. C.

4261
Washington, State of, admission of, 4265
Washington, First Treaty of, 4063

Second Treaty of, 4242
Washington, William A., Colonel, 3269
Wasp, vessel, 4017, 4024
Waterford, Ireland, capture of, 2258
Waterloo, battle of, 3499, 3500
Watertown, Massachusetts, 2934
Watling street, Roman military road, 2003
Watson, Thomas E., 4277
Wat Tyler, rebellion of, 2305-2309
Wattegnies, battle of, 3391
Watt, James, inventions of, 3326, 3508
Watts, Isaac, 3509
Wauchope, General, 4505
Waxaw Creek, battle of, 3263

Wayland, Francis, 3964
Wayne, Fort, 3985
Wayne, General Anthony, 3249, 3262, 3270,

3985
Waziristan, British expedition into, 3813
Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith, 3326,

3508
Webb, General, 3118
Webb, General Alexander Stewart, 4195
Weber, 3967
Webster, Daniel, 4015, 4044, 4049, 4050, 4057,

4062, 4063, 4064, 4077, 4094, 4098, 4099
Webster, Noah, 3961
Wedgwood, Josiah, 3325, 3508
Week, Anglo-Saxon origin of names of days

of the, 1561, 1562
Wei-hai-wei, capture of, 4664, 4665
Wei-jink-woi, General, 4650
Weinsberg, siege and capture of, 2084
Weishaupt, Adam, 3147
Weissembourg, first battle of, 3391

second battle of, 3665
Weissenberg, battle of, 2778
Weitzel, General Godfrey, 4150, 4151, 4219
Welau, peace of, 3035, 3038
Welden, Baron, 3604
Weldon railway, seizure of the, 4197, 4198
Welf, or Guelf, Count, 2084
Wellesley, Sir Arthur, 3324, 3351, 3436, 3464,

3466, 3467

created Duke of Wellington, 3467
Wellesley, Marquis, 3475
Wellington, Duke of, 3467–3469

at Albuera, 3464
at Madrid, 3468
at Orthez, 3493
at Salamanca, 3468
at Talavera, 3466
at Toulouse, 3494
at Victoria, 3469
at Waterloo, 3499, 3500
retreat of, to Torres Vedras, 3467

death of, 3571
Wenceslas, King of Germany, 2115, 2116
Wenti, 678
Wentworth, General, 3098
Wentworth, Thomas, Earl of Strafford, 2829,

2831, 2835, 2836
Wepener, siege and relief of, 3829, 4527–4530
Werder, General von, 3666, 3670, 3675
Werela, peace of, 3172

Werner, 3506
Werther, Baron von, 3663
Wesley, Charles, 3512-3517
Wesley, John, 3512-3517
Wesselini, Count Francis, 3060
Wessells, General Henry Walton, 4193
Wessex, Saxon kingdom of, 1559
West, Benjamin, 3512
West, Cornwallis, Lord Sackville, 4264
West, Doctor, 4387
Westermann, 3387
Western Empire, 1494-1514

fall of the, 1511-1513

restoration of the, 1885-1954
West Indies, 2527, 4348–4350
Westminster Abbey, 1564, 2023
Westminster, peace of, 2860
Westmoreland, Earl of, 2318
Westphalia, Kingdom of, 3453, 3490

peace of, 2798, 2799, 2972

results of peace in Germany, 2799, 100
West Point, Benedict Arnold at, 3266
West Virginia, admitted as a State, 4181

declared independent, 4137
guerilla raid in, 4217

railroad riots in, 4255
Wetzlar, Imperial chamber of, 3151
Wexford, capture and massacre of, 2853, 54
Weyler, General, Cuban campaign of, 4416-

4427
Weymouth, Lord, 3194
Wheeler, General Joseph, 4214, 4215, 1295

4297
Wheeler, Sir Hugh, British general, in Indian

mutiny, 3625
Wheeler, William Almon, 4250, 4253, 4254
Wheelwright, Rev. John, 2934, 2937
Whigs and Tories, in England, 2884

in America, 3217
White, Colonel, 2860
White, Major, 4140
White, General Sir George Stuart, 4503
White, Montague, 4505
Whitefield, George, 3513–3517
Whitehall, palace of, 2852, 2857–2859
Whitelocke, General, 3451
White Oak Swamp, battle of, 4157
White Plains, battle of, 3244
White Sulphur Springs, battle of, 4174
Whitney, Eli, 3508
Whitney, Professor William Dwight, 3964

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Thipple, General, 4170

$7 hittier, John Greenleaf, 3962, 4055
Bahitworth, Lord, 3434
2012

Vialopolski, Count, 3642
Viasma, peace of, 3041
* Vickliffe, John, 2053, 2118, 2119, 2301, 2309,
C 2310, 2320, 2323
1, 2 Niddin, battle of, 3063

capture of, 3064
4 Wieland, 3154, 3512

Wiesloch, battle of, 2729
+ B: Viesnowiski, Michael, King of Poland, 3044

Wigfall, Louis T., 4115
of t Wight, Isle of, escape of Charles I. to the,

2848
trs, Wilberforce, William, 3330, 3454, 3518, 3561,

3952
Exe2Wilderness, Virginia, battle in the, 4194, 4195

Wilderness, wanderings of the Israelites in

the, 365-374
Wilhelmina, Queen of Holland, 3902
Wilhelmshohe, castle of, 3668, 3677
Wilkes, Captain Charles, 4064, 4143, 4144
Wilkes, John, 3189–3196, 3212

elected to the House of Commons, 3193,

3194
expelled from the House of Commons,

3191

outlawed, 3191
Wilkinson, General James, 4014, 4019, 4020
Wilkinson, Sir Gardner, 43
William and Mary College, founding of, 2950
William X., Duke of Acquitaine, 2139
William, Duke of Jülich, 2772
William II., Duke of Normandy (William the

Conqueror), 1994, 1995, 2021, 2023–2026,

2134, 2135, 2237–2244
William III., of England, 2901-2922

campaigns of, 2912–2918
partition treaties of, 2918, 2919
power of, in Europe, 2908

assassination of, 2739, 2740
defies Philip II., 2738
elected Stadtholder, 2732

outlawed by Philip II., 2734, 2735
William III., Prince of Orange (William III.

of England), 2901-2922
enmity between Louis XIV. and, 2985-

2989, 2994-3000, 3002, 3005

marriage of, 2987, 2988
William I., of Prussia and Germany, 3639,

3640
attempts to assassinate, 3775, 3776
becomes Emperor of Germany, 3673, 3674
chamber of Deputies and, 3640
death of, 3869
marches to Paris, 3670, 3671
surrender of Napoleon III, to, 3668

triumphal entry into Paris, 3677
William II., of Prussia and Germany, 3870
policy of, 3870
quarrel and reconciliation with Bismarck,

3870, 3872
William II., of Würtemberg, 3871
William Rufus, of England, 2244–2246

obtains Normandy, 2246
William IV., Stadtholder of Holland, 3111
William the Conqueror, 1994, 1995, 2021, 2023–

2026, 2134, 2135, 2237-2244
character of, 2244
conquest of England by, 1994, 1995, 2025,

2026, 2134
cruelties of, 2238, 2240, 2241
coronation of, at Westminster Abbey,

2026, 2237
curfew bell introduced, 2242
death of, 2243
Domesday Book compiled, 2241, 2242
Feudal System introduced, 2239
government of, 2237, 2239, 2242
last years of, 2243
New Forest made by, 2242
Norman-French language in England,

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proclaims a general amnesty, 2915
William IV., of Great Britain, 3559-3562
William Henry, Fort, capture of, 3118
William I., of Holland, 3546
William II., of Holland, 3546
William III., of Holland, 3546, 3902
William, Long-sword, Duke of Normandy,

1918, 1991
William I., Prince of Orange, 2728–2733,

8735, 2737–2740

2239
survey of England under, 2241

Wager of Battle introduced, 2242
William thc Lion, of Scotland, 2260, 2366,

2366
captivity of, 2260, 2365, 2366

invades England, 2260, 2365, 2366
Williams, Colonel, 3264
Williams, British general, 3622

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Williams, Roger, 2934, 2938

banished from Massachusetts, 2934

Rhode Island founded by, 2938
Williams, Thomas, American general, 4150
Williamsburg, battle of, 4154
Willibrord, St., 1555
Willoughby, Lieutenant, 3625
Wilmanstrand, battle of, 3101
Wilmington, Delaware, 2942
Wilmington, North Carolina, 3269, 3270, 3273,

4213

capture of, 4214
Wilmot, David, 4086, 4210
Wilmot Proviso, 4086
Wilson, Alexander, 3961
Wilson, British general, 3626
Wilson, General James Harrison, 4196, 4197,

4217, 4287
Wilson, Henry, 4107, 4210, 4232, 4244, 3963
Wilson, Margaret, 2891
Wilson Tariff Act, 4272
Wilson's Creek, battle of, 4139, 4140
Wimpfen, battle of, 2779
Wimpffen, French general, 3382
Wimpffen, French general, another, 3668
Winchester, England, 1559, 2005

battle of, 2365

Treaty of, 2251
Winchester, Marquis of, 2902
Winchester, Virginia, 4134

Wirt, William, 4056
Wirz, Captain, trial and execution of, 4235
Wisconsin, admission of, 4089
Wise, Governor Henry Alexander, 4112, 4113

4138, 4228
Wishart, George, 2707
Witchcraft, in Salem, 2936
Witenagemote, assemblies of, 1568, 2006
Witeric, 1531
Withlachoochee, battle of, 4058
Witikind, 1889, 1893
Witiza, 1532
Wittelsbachs, 2090, 3153
Wittelsbach, Otho of, 2090
Wittenberg, university of, Luther's professor

ship at, 2593
Martin Luther burns the Pope's bull of

excommunication and the Roma:

Church canon at, 2599
Wittgenstein, Count, 3483, 3539, 3540
Witu, 678
Woden, or Odin, 1355, 1560, 1961, 1967, 19,

1972, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1982, 1985
Wohlgemuth, 3604
Wolfe, Charles, 3465
Wolfe, General James, 3129–3131
Wolff, 3092
Wolseley, Sir Garnet, 3659, 3725, 3770, Sul,

3801
Wolsey, Cardinal Thomas, 2569, 2637-2644

ambitions of, 2640
and the divorce of Henry VIII, 941,

2642
education of, 2637
genius and versatility of, 2639
disgrace and fall of, 2643
retinue of, 2639
rupture with Henry VIII., 2642
unpopularity with the English people,

2640, 2641
Women, Babylonian, 262, 263, 286, 321, 3m

battles of, 4153, 4156, 4170, 4199

capture of, 4170
Winchester, General, 4018
Winckelmann, 3154, 3511
Winder, General, 4019, 4022
Windhorst, Herr, 3704
Windeschgrätz, Prince, 3601-3603
Windom, William, 4258, 4265
Windsor Castle, building of, 2242
Windsor, Connecticut, 2938
Winfried, or Boniface, 1886
Winkelried, Arnold von, 2116

death of, 2116
Winnebago Indians, 4056
Winslow, General, 3117
Winslow, John Ancrum, 4205
Winston, Colonel, 3264
Winthrop, John, 2934
Winthrop, Major Theodore, 4133
Winthrop, Robert Charles, 4076, 4260, 4261
Winzingerode, 3942, 3943

Chinese, 681
Egyptian, 65, 66
Greek, 950, 951
Median, 479

of Anglo-Saxon England, 2027
Wood, Benjamin, 4232
Wood, Fernando, 4232
Wood, General Leonard, 4294, 1995, 4505
Wood, General Sir Elliott, 4504
Woodgate, General Sir Edward, 4505

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of Saracenic Spain, 1871
Persian, 551-553, 558
Scandinavian, 1959

enfranchisement of, in Australia, 3832
Wool, General John Ellis, 4017, 4080, 4154
Woo-san-kee, 4626, 4627
Wooster, General, 3247
Worcester, battle of, 2855
Worcester, Joseph, 3961
Worden, Lieutenant John Lorimer, 4153, 4182
Wordsworth, William, 3957
World, Seven Wonders of the, 4894
World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago,

4269, 4270
World's Fairs, 3949
World's Parliament of Religions at Chicago,
4269, 4270
Worms, Diet of, Luther at the, 2599, 2600
Woronzoff, Prince, 3574, 3618
Wörth, battle of, 3665
Wrangel, Swedish general, 2796
Wrangel, Prussian general, 3644
Wrede, Austrian general, 3490
Wren, Sir Christopher, 2878, 3028
Wright, General Horatio Gouverneur, 4195,

4200
Wurmser, Marshal, 3409-3411
Würtemberg, Eugene of, 3449
Würtemberg, Ferdinand, Duke of, 3487
Würtemberg, kings of, table of, 4888

Lutheranism established in, 2610

made a kingdom, 3443, 3521
Würtemberg, Ulrich, Duke of, 2610, 2616
Wurzburg, battle of, 3409
Wuti, 678
Wu-wang, 677
Wyatt, Sir Francis, 2932
Wyatt, Sir Thomas, 2670
Wyndham, 3437
Wyndham, George, 4494, 4495
Wyoming valley, Pennamite and Yankee War

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Xavier, St. Francis, 2632
Xenophanes, 936
Xenophon, 895, 897, 934, 935

Retreat of the Ten Thousand under, 524,

525, 895, 897

works of, 934, 935
Xeres de la Frontera, battle of, 1840

disorders at, 3897, 3898
Xerxes the Great, 515-517

architecture of, 517
army of, 515, 816
at the Hellespont, 816
at Thermopylæ, 515, 818-821
character of, 516, 517
invasion of Greece by 515, 816

retreat from Greece by, 516, 827, 828
Xerxes II., 519
Ximenes, Cardinal, 2566, 2567
Xisuthrus, 288, 289
X-Rays, discovery of, 3953
Xuthus, 714

in, 2947, 3295, 3296
first massacre of, 2947

second massacre of, 3259
Wyoming, State of, admission of, 4266

YAHIA BEN KALED, 1849
Yakin, 244
Yakoob ben Leis, 2029-2031
Yakoob Khan, 4635
Yale College, founding of, 2950
Yale, Elihu, 2950
Yalu River, naval battle of, 4650
Yama, 647
Yamagata, Field-Marshal, 4649, 4653-4656
Yamasee Indians, war with the, 2949
Yancey, William Lowndes, 4115
Yanilar, Great, battles of, 3743, 3747
Yaqui Indians, 4363
Yaropolk, 2423
Yaroslav, 2425
Yatreb, 1776-1779
Yates, Richard, 4209
Yau, 676
Yeamans, Sir John, 2948
Yelu, 2460
Yermuk, battle of, 1815, 1816
Yezid I., 1836-1839
Yezdijerd III., 1750
Yinkow, capture of, 4667
Ynglingar, 2409
Yoritomo, 4638, 4639
York, General, 3485
York, Henry Benedict, Cardinal of, 3112
York, House of, 2334-2352

XANTIPPE, 890, 893
Xanthippus, 1198, 1199
Xanthippus, another, 845
Xanthus, 489
Xathrites, 503

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