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Elanius, reckoned in the number of ancient British kings, iv. 20.
Eldadus, iv. 22.
Eldol, iv. 22.
Eledaucus, iv. 22.

Elfled, the fifter of king Edward the elder, her army of Mercians
victorious against the Welth, iv. 186. Takes Derby from the
Danes, ibid. She dies at Tamworth, 188.

Elfred, the fon of king Ethelred, by Emma, betrayed by earl God-
win, and cruelly made away by Harold, iv. 231.
Elfwald, fucceeding Ethelred in Northumberland, is rebelled
against by two of his noblemen, Ofbald and Athelheard, iv. 152,
He is flain by the confpiracy of Siggan, one of his nobles, 154.
Elfwin, flain in a battle between his brother Ecfrid and Ethelred,
iv. 143:

Elidure, his noble demeanor towards his depofed brother, iv. 21.
After Archigallo's death, he refumes the government, ibid.
Eliud, reckoned in the number of ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Elizabeth, queen, against prefbyterian reformation, iii. 425.
Ella, the Saxon, lands with his three fons, and beats the Britons in
two battles, iv. 103. He and his fon Ciffa take Andredchester,
in Kent, by force, ibid. Begins his kingdom of the South-
Saxons, 104.

Ella, a king in Northumberland, iv. 168.

Elmer, a monk of Malmfbury, fitted wings to his hands and feet,
with which he flew more than a furlong, iv. 252.

Elwold, nephew of Ethelwald, reigns king of the Eaft-angles,

after Aldulf, iv. 160.

Embajador. See Ambaffador, alfo French, Spanish, &c.
Emeric, fucceeds Otho in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 11.
Emma, the daughter of Richard, duke of Normandy, married first
to king Ethelred, iv. 210. Afterwards to Canute, 226. Ba-
nished by her fon-in-law Harold, fhe retires to Flanders, and is
entertained by earl Baldwin, 231. Her treasures feized on by
her fon king Edward, 236. She dies, and is buried at Win-
chefter, 241. A tradition concerning her queftioned, ibid.
Emperors, of Rome, their custom to worship the people, iii. 177.
England, Hiftory of, iv. 1.
English nation, their pronunciation of the vowels cenfured, i. 278.
Its character, 320. The wits of Britain preferred before the
French by Julius Agricola, 321. Had been foremost in the re-
formation, but for the perverfeness of the prelates, ibid. Have
learnt their vices under kingly government, iii. 174. When they
began to imitate the French in their manners, iv. 239. Their
effeminacy and diffolutenefs made them an eafy prey to William
the conqueror, 257, 258. Their putting Charles the first to
death defended, iii. 103, vi. 361.
Englishmen, to be trufted in the election of paftors, as well as in
that

that of knights and burgeffes, i. 48. Their noble achievements
leffened by monks and mechanics, 119.

Enniaunus, an ancient British king, depofed, iv. 22.
Eorpwald, the fon of Redwald, king of the Eaft-angles, perfuaded
to christianity by Edwin, iv. 131. He is flain in fight by
Ricbert, a Pagan, ibid.

Epiphanius, his opinion of divorce, ii. 222.
Epifcopacy, anfwers to feveral objections relating to the inconve-
niences of abolishing it, i. 49, 51. Infufficiency of teftimonies
for it from antiquity, and the fathers, 61. Not to be deduced
from the apoftolical times, 76. A mere child of ceremony, 9!.
Not recommended to the Corinthians by St. Paul, as a remedy
against fchifm, 100. See Prelacy, and Prelatical Epifcopacy.
Erafmus, writes his treatise of divorce, for the benefit of England,

ii. 109.

Erchenwin, faid to be the erector of the kingdom of the East-
Saxons, iv. 105.

Ercombert, fucceeds Eadbald in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 134.
Orders the destroying of idols, ibid. The firft eftablisher of
Lent here, ibid. Is fucceeded by his fon Ecbert, 140.
Eric, fee Iric.

Ermenred, thought to have had more right to the kingdom than
Ercombert, iv. 134.

Errous, of fervice to the attainment of truth, i. 298.
Efewin, and Kentwin, the nephew and fon of Kinegil, said to have
fucceeded Kenwalk in the government of the Weft-Saxons, iv.
140. Efewin joins battle with Wulfer at Bedanhafde, 141.
Efrildis, beloved by Locrine, iv. II. With her daughter Sabra

thrown into a river, ibid.

Ethelbald, king of Mercia, after Ina, commands all the provinces
on this fide Humber, iv. 147, He takes the town of Somerton,
149. Fraudulently affaults part of Northumberland in Eadbert's
abfence, ibid. His encounter at Beorford with Cuthred the
Weft-Saxon, 150. In a fight at Secandune is flain, 151.
Ethelbald, and Ethelbert, fhare the English Saxon kingdom be-
tween them after their father Ethelwolf, iv. 169. Ethelbald
marries Judith his father's widow, 170. Is buried at Sherburn,
ibid.

Ethelbert, fucceeds Emeric in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 111. He

is defeated at Wibbandun, by Keaulin and his fon Cutha, ibid.
Enlarges his dominions from Kent to Humber, 118. Civilly
receives Austin and his fellow preachers of the gospel, 120. Is
himself baptized, 121. Moved by Auftin, he builds St. Peter's
church in Canterbury, and endows it, 122. He builds and en-
dows St. Paul's church in London, and the cathedral at Ro-

chefter, 123. His death, 125.
Ethelbert, Eadbert, and Alric, fucceed their father Victred, in the

kingdom of Kent, iv. 146.

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Ethelbert,

Ethelbert, or Pren. See Eadbright.

Ethelbert, the fon of Ethelwolf, enjoys the whole kingdom to him-
felf, iv. 170. During his reign, the Danes wafte Kent, ibid.
Is buried with his brother at Sherburn, ibid.
Ethelfrid, fucceeds Ethelric in the kingdom of Northumberland,
iv. 116. He waftes the Britons, 122. Overthrows Edan, king
of Scots, ibid. In a battle at Weftchefter, flays above 1200
monks, 124.

Ethelmund, and Weolftan, in a fight between the Worcestershire
men and Wiltshire men, flain, iv. 157, 158.

Ethelred, fucceeding his brother Wolfer in the kingdom of Mercia,
recovers Lindsey, and other parts, iv. 141. Invades the king-
dom of Kent, ibid. A fore battle between him and Ecfrid the
Northumbrian, 143. After the violent death of his queen, he
exchanges his crown for a monk's cowl, 145.
Ethelred, the fon of Mollo, the ufurper Alcred being forfaken by
the Northumbrians and depofed, crowned in his ftead, iv. 152.
Having caused three of his noblemen to be treacherously flain, is
driven into banishment, ibid. After ten years banishment re-
ftored again, 154. He cruelly and treacherouily puts to death
Oelf and Oelfwin, the fons of Elfwald, formerly king, 155.
And afterwards Ofred, who, though fhaven a monk, attempted
again upon the kingdom, ibid. He marries Elfled the daughter
of Offa, ibid. And is miferably flain by his people, 156.
Ethelred, the fon of Eandred, driven out in his 4th year, iv. 166.

Is reinstated, but flain the 4th year after, ibid.

Ethelred, the third fon of Ethelwolf, the third monarch of the
English-Saxons, infefted with fresh invafions of the Danes, iv..
171. He fights feveral great battles with them, 172, 173.
He dies in the 5th year of his reign, and is buried at Winburn,
174.

Ethelred, the fon of Edgar by Elfrida, crowned at Kingston, iv.
205. Dunftan at his baptifm_prefages ill of his future reign,
206. New invafions of the Danes, and great fpoils committed
by them in his reign, 206, 207, &c. Being reduced to ftraits.
by the Danes, he retires into Normandy, 217. Is recalled by
his people, and joyfully received, 218. Drives Canute the Dane
back to his fhips, ibid. He dies at London, 221.
Ethelric, expels Edwin the fon of Alla out of the kingdom of Deira,

iv. 116.

Ethelwald, the fon of Ofwald, taking part with the Mercians,
withdraws his forces from the field, iv. 138,

Ethelwald, fucceeds Edelhere in the kingdom of the East angles,

iv. 138.
Ethelwald, furnamed Mollo, fet up king of the Northumbrians in
the room of Ofwulf, iv. 152. He flays in battle Ofwin, but is
fet upon by Alcred, who affumes his place, ibid.
Ethelwolf, the fecond monarch of the English Saxons, of a mild

nature,

nature, not warlike, or ambitious, iv. 165. He with his fon
Ethelbald gives the Danes a total defeat at Ak-Lea, or Oat-Lea,
167. Dedicates the tenth of his whole kingdom towards the
maintenance of maffes and pfalins for his fuccefs against the
Danes, ibid. Goes to Rome with his fon Alfrid, ibid. Marries
Judith the daughter of Charles the Bald of France, 168. He is
driven by a confpiracy to confign half his kingdom to his fon
Ethelbald, ibid. Dies and is buried at Winchefter, 169.
Ethelwolf, earl of Berkshire, obtains a victory against the Danes
at Englefield, iv. 173. In another battle is flain himself, ibid.
Ethildrith, wife of Ecfrid, turns Nun, and made abbefs of Ely,
iv. 143.

Ethiopians, their manner of punishing criminals, iii. 221.
Eumerus attempts to affaffinate king Edwin, iv. 128. Is put to
death, ibid.

Euripides, introduces Thefeus king of Athens speaking for the liberty
of the people, iii. 240.

Eufebius, thought it difficult to tell who were appointed bishops by
the apoftles, i. 63. His account of Papias, and his infecting
Gunæus and other ecclefiaftical writers with his errours, 69.
Euftace, count of Boloign, revenging the death of one of his
fervants, is fet upon by the citizens of Canterbury, iv. 239.
He complains to king Edward, who takes his part against the
Canterburians, and commands earl Godwin against them, but
in vain, ibid.
Excommunication, the proper use and defign of it, i. 53. Left to
the church as a rough and cleanfing medicine, 141.
Exhortation, to fettle the pure worship of God in his church, and
juftice in the ftate, i. 46.

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FACTOR for religion, his bufinefs, i. 316.

Faganus and Deruvianus faid to have preached the Gospel here, and
to have converted almoft the whole ifland, iv. 64.

Fagius Paulus, his opinion concerning divorce, ii. 54. Teftimo-
nies of learned men concerning him, 67. In the fame fenti-
ments with the author as to divorce, 72. Agrees with Martin
Bucer, 232.

Famine, difcord, and civil commotions among the Britons, iv. 90.
Swane driven by famine out of the land,_212.

Fafhions, of the Romans imitated by the Britons, a fecret art to

prepare them for bondage, iv. 57.

Fathers, Primitive, in what manner they interpreted the words of
Chrift concerning divorce, ii. 218, Sic.

Fauftus, incestuously born of Vortimer and his daughter, lives a
devout life in Glamorganfhire, iv. Ico.

Fencing and wrestling recommended to youth. i. 283.
Ferdinand II, grand duke of Tufcany, letters from the English re-

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public to him, iv. 338, 348, 355, 357, 359. From Oliver,
435, 443, 445, 454.

Fergus, king of Scots, faid to be flain by the joint forces of the
Britons and the Romans, iv. 89.

Ferrex, the fon of Gorbogudo, flain in fight by his brother Porrex,

iv. 17.

Flaccus, the printer, account of him, vi. 373-

Flattery, odious and contemptible to a generous fpirit, iv. 230.
Fletcher, Dr. Giles, ambassador from queen Elizabeth to Ruffia,
iv. 310.

Forms of Prayer, not to be impofed, i. 258.

Fornication, what it is, ii. 46, 47. A lawful cause of divorce, 45.
Why our Saviour ufes this word, 47. The Greek deficient in
explaining it, 197. To understand rightly what it means, we
fhould have recourfe to the Hebrew, 198.

Fortefcue, his faying of a king of England, ii. 287. Quotation
from his Laud. Leg. Ang. 288.

France, fee Lewis, king of.

Francus, named among the four fons of Hiftion, sprung of Japhet,
and from him the Francs faid to be derived, iv. 4.

Frederic III, king of Denmark, letters to him from the council of
ftate, iv. 345, 358. From Oliver, 389, 396, 424. From the
parliament restored, v. 10.

Frederic, prince, heir of Norway, &c. letter from the council of
ftate to him, iv. 361. From Oliver, 435.

Freedom of writing, the good confequences of it, i. 157, 158. Not
allowed while the prelates had power to prevent it, 237. See
Licenfing.

French, according to Hottoman, at the first inftitution of kingship,
referved a power of choofing and depofing their princes, iii. 208.
Their manners and language when introduced into England,
iv. 239.

French ambaffador, Oliver's letter to the, iv. 438.

Friars, dying men perfuaded by them to leave their effects to the
church, i. 180.

Fulgenius, reckoned among the ancient British kings, iv. 22. The
commander in chief of the Caledonians against Septimius Severus,
fo called by Geoffrey of Monmouth, 68.

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GALGACUS, heads the Britons against Julius Agricola, iv. 60.
Galileo, imprifoned by the inquifition, for his notions in astronomy,
i. 3'3.

Garden and Gardener, an allegorical story applied to the prelates,

i. 192.

Genefis ii, 24, explained, ii. 134.

Geneva, Oliver's letter to the confuls and fenators of that city,
iv. 390.

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