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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...the Turks when he died of an apoplexy in 14'JO. MATILDA, or Maud,the daughter of Henry I, king of England, and wife of Henry IV, Emperor of Germany, was nominated in 11 successor to the English throne by her father, but in her absence Stephen usurped the title. Arriving in England with a larce army in 1139 she defeated Stephen, and was acknowledged queen in a parliament held in 1141. Stephen afterwards defeated the empress, on which the national synod declared for him, and Matilda was obliged to leave the kingdom. On the death of the emperor she married GeoftVy Plantagenet, earl of Anjou, by whun she hadi son, alterwards Henry 11, king of England. Matilda died in 1107, aged 07. MAXENTIUS, Marcus Aurelins Valerias, Roman emperor, was the son of Miximianoi Hercules, and declared himself Augustus in 300. He was opposed by Galerius Maximtanuj, who was defeated, and slew himself. Miiectius then marched into Africa, where be became odious by his cruelties. Consumtine afterwards defeated him in Italy, and he wn drowned in crossing the Tiber in.U2. Before the battle, Constantino adopted the cross as his standard, and ailer the victory, made Christianity the religion of the empire. MAXIMINL'S, Caius Julius Verus. Empcrc: of Rome, was the son of a peasant in Thrace, and having displayed great courage in the Roman armies, he rose to rnmmand. On the deati of Alexander Severus, he caused himself to be proclaimed emperor A. D. '.235. He was a great persecutor: and put to death above 4000 persons, on suspicion of their being concerned Idi conspiracy against him. His soldiers assassinated Hi in near Aquileia, A. D. 1250. His eWure and strength were very extraordinary: and his disposition proportionably brutal. Furn pounds of meat, and eighteen bottles of...
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