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Elected with contention and blood-fhed, 101. St. Paul's de fcription of and exhortation to them, 179. Not to be compared with Timothy, 187. If made by God, yet the bishopric is the king's gift, 198. Moft potent, when princes happen to be most weak, iii.42. Bladud, the fon of Rudhuddibras, builds Caerbadus, or Bath, iv. 13. Bleduno, one in the number of the ancient British kings, iv. 22. Blegabredus, his excellency in mufic, iv. 22. Blindness, inftances of men of worth afflicted with, vi. 382. Boadicia, the wife of Prafutagus, together with her daughters, abused by the Roman foldiers, iv. 50. Commands in chief in the British army against the Romans, 52. Vanquished by Suetonius, fuppofed to have poifoned herself, 54.

Bodin, though a papist, affirms prefbyterian church-discipline to be

best, i. 132.

Bonomattai, Benedict, letters to, i. xi.

Bonofus, endeavouring to make himself emperor, but vanquished by Probus, hangs himself, iv. 69. A farcafm on his drunkenness, ibid.

Books, the heinous crime of killing good ones, i. 290. Some good, fome bad; left to each man's difcretion, 296. Thofe of papists fuffered to be fold and read, iv. 269.

Bordelloes, author's defence from the accufation of frequenting them,

i. 220-222.

Boris procures the death of the emperor cf Ruffia, and then afcends the throne, iv. 292, 293. His method to procure the peoples' love, 293.

Borves, fir Jerom, ambaffador from queen Elifabeth to Ruffia, his
reception and negotiations at that court, iv. 307-310.
Bracton, the power of kings limited, according to him. iii. 282.
Bradshaw, John, character of, vi. 413.

Bradshaw, Richard, fent as agent from the English commonwealth, to Hamborough, iv. 333.

Brandenburgh, Frederic William marquis of, Oliver's letters to him, iv. 432. 436.

Bras, Lord Henry de, letters to, i. xxxiii, xxxvii.

Breme, the protector's letters to the confuls and fenators of that city,

iv. 376. 433.

Brennus and Belinus, the fous of Dunwallo Mulmutius, contend about the kingdom, iv. 18. After various conflicts, reconciled by their mother Conuvenna, 19. They turn their united forces into foreign parts, but Belinus returns and reigns long in peace,


Britain, hiftory of the affairs thereof altogether obfcure and uncertain, until the coming of Julius Cæfar, iv. 2. Inhabited before the flood probably, 3. By whom first peopled, ibid. Named firft Samothea from Samothes, ibid. Next Albion, and whence, ibid. Fruitful of courageous men, but not of able governors, 86. G G4


Britomarus, mentioned by Florus, a Briton, iv. 19. Britons, about forty years without a king, after the Romans quitted the island, iii. 272. Stoutly oppofe Cæfar at his landing, iv. 28, Offer him terms of peace, 30. Their manner of fighting, 31. 35. A harp difpute between the Britons and the Romans near the Stour in Kent, 33. Defeated by Cæfar, and brought anew to terms of peace, 37. Their nature and customs, 38, 39. Their maffacre of the Romans, 52. This revenged by the Romans, 53. Lived formerly promifcuoufly and incestuously, 67, 68. They are acquitted of the Roman jurifdiction by the emperor Honorius, not able to defend them against their enemies, 79. Again fupplicate Honorius for aid, who fpares them a Roman legion, 88. And again a new fupply, ibid. Their fubmiffive letters to Ætius the Roman conful, 92. Their luxury and wickedness, and corruptions of their clergy, 93. 111. 112. Their embaffy to the Saxons for their aid against the Scots and Picts, with the Saxons anfwer, 96. Miferably harraffed by the Saxons whom they called in, 98. Routed by Kerdic, 104. 106. By Kenric and Keaulin, 110. 115. By Cuthulf, 115. Totally vanquish Keaulin, 116, Are put to flight by Kenwalk, 139.

Brittenburgh, near Leyden, built or feized on by the Britons in their

efcape from Hengift, iv. 99.

Britto, named among the four fons of Hiftion, fprung of Japhet, and from him the Britons faid to be derived, iv. 4.

Brook, Lord, for toleration, i. 326,
Brownifts, who are fo, according to Salmafius, iii. 238.
Brutus, faid to be defcended from Æneas a Trojan prince, iv. 5:
Retiring into Greece after having unfortunately killed his father,
he delivers his countrymen from the bondage of Pandrasus, 6, 7.
Marries Innogen, the eldest daughter of Pandrasus, 8. Lands
upon a defert ifland called Leogecia, ibid. Where he confults
the oracle of Diana, 9. Meets with Corineus, 10. Overcomes
Goffarius Pictus, ibid. Arrives in this ifland, ibid. Builds
Troja Nova, now London, 11. Dies and is buried there, ibid.
Brutus furnamed Greenfhield, fucceeds Ebranc, and gives battle to
Brunchildis, iv. 13.

Bucer, Martin, teftimonies of learned men concerning him, ii. 64, &c. His opinion concerning divorce, embraced by the church. of Strafburgh, 70, 71. His treatife of divorce dedicated to Edward VI, 79. Remarkable conclufion of his treatise of divorce, 107.

Buchanan, cenfured as an hiftorian, iv. 77. 109. 122. 189. Buckingham, duke of, accused of poisoning king James the firft,

ii. 401.

Burbed, reduces the north Welsh to obedience, iv. 167. Marries Ethelfwida the daughter of king Ethelwolf, ibid. Driven out of his kingdom by the Danes, he flees to Rome, where dying, he is

'buried in the English school, 175. His kingdom let out by the Danes to Kelwulf, ibid.

Burials, reasons against taking of fees for them, iii. 369.


CADWALLON, fee Kedwalla.

Cæfar, the killing him commended as a glorious action by M. Tullius, iii. 231, 253. See Julius Cæfar.

Caius Sidius Geta, behaves himself valiantly against the Britons,

iv. 42.

Caius Volufenus, fent into Britain by Cæfar, to make discovery of the country and people, iv. 27.

Caligula, a Roman emperor, his expedition against Britain, iv. 41. Calvin, and Beza, the diffolvers of epifcopacy at Geneva, i. 68. Calvinifts, taxed with making God the author of fin, iv. 262. Camalodunum, or Maldon, the chief feat of Cymbeline, iv. 41.

Made a Roman colony, 45. 50.

Camber, one of the fons of Brutus, has allotted to him Cambria or Wales, iv. II.

Cambridge, burnt by the Danes, iv. 215.

Cambridge univerfity, thought to be founded by Sigebert king of the Eaft angles, iv. 134.

Cameron, his explanation of St. Paul's manner of speaking, ii.210. Canterbury, by whom built, iv. 13. Partly taken and burnt by

the Danes, 216. Canute, fon of Swane, chofen king after his father's death by the Danish army and fleet, iv. 218. Driven back to his fhips by Ethelred, ibid. Returns with a great army from Denmark, accompanied with Lachman king of Sweden, and Olav of Norway, 219. Attacks London, but is repulfed, 222. Divides the kingdom with Edmund by agreement, 223. After Edmund's death reigns fole king, 225. Endeavours the extirpation of the Saxon line, ibid. Settles his kingdom, and makes peace with the neighbouring princes, 226. Caufes Edric, whofe treafon he had made ufe of, to be flain, and his body to be thrown over the city-wall, ibid. Subdues Norway, 227. Goes to Rome, and offering there rich gifts, vows amendment of life, 228. Dies at Shaftsbury, and buried at Winchester, ibid. His cenfure, ibid. His remarkable inftance of the weakness of kings, 230. Capis, one in the catalogue of the ancient British kings, iv, 22. Capoirus, another of the fame number, iv. 23. Caractacus, the youngest fon of Cunobeline, fucceeds in the kingdom, iv. 41. Is overthrown by Aulus Plautius, 42. Heads the Silures against the Romans, 45. Betrayed by Cartifmandua, to whom he fled for refuge, 46. Sent to Rome, ibid. His Speech to the emperor, ibid. By the braveness of his carriage, he obtains pardon for himself and all his company, 47.


Caraufius, grown rich with piracy, poffeffes himself of this ifland, iv. 69. He fortifies the wall of Severus, 70. In the midft of the great preparations of Conftantius Chloi us against him, he is flain by his friend Alectus, 71.

Carinus, fent by his father Carus the emperor, to govern Britain, is overcome and flain by Dioclefian, iv. 69.

Carlifle, by whom and when built, iv. 13. Cartifmandua, queen of the Brigantes, delivers Caractacus bound to the Romans, iv. 46. Deferts her husband Venutius, and gives both herself and kingdom to Vellocatus, one of his fquires, 48. Carvilius, the firft Roman who fought divorce, and why, ii. 125.


Carvilius, a petty king in Britain, with three others, affaults the Roman camp, iv. 37.

Caryl, Mr. (author of the comment on Job) remarks on his conduct as a licensfer, ii. 244.

Caffibelan, one of the fons of Heli, gains the kingdom by common confent, iv. 23. Generofity to his brother's fon, ibid. Heads the Britons against Julius Cæfar and the Romans, 34. He is deferted by the Trinobantes, and why, 36. Yields to Cæsar, 37. Dies, and is buried at York, 38.

Caffius, how treated for killing Caligula, iii. 232.
Cataracta, an ancient city in Yorkihire, burnt by Arnred a tyrant,

iv. 152.

Catellus, an ancient British king, iv. 22,

Cathay, defcription of that country and inhabitants, iv. 285, 286. Cavaliers, fome account of them, ii. 467.

Cerdic, a Saxon prince lands at Cerdic-fhore, and overthrows the Britons, iv. 104. Defeats their king Natanleod in a memorable battle, ibid. Founds the kingdom cf the Weft Saxons, 105. See Kerdic.

Ceremonies, oppose the reafon and end of the Gospel, i. 126. Fruftrate the end of Chrift's coming in the flesh, 128.

Chancelor, Richard, his arrival at Moscow, and reception there, iv.


Chaplains, what they are, iii. 65.

Charity, the fulfilling of the law, i. 337.—and mutual forbearance, means to abate popery, iv. 267.

Charles I cenfured for diffolving parliaments, ii, 399. Remarks on his devotion, 405, 406. How attended to the house of commons, 417. His conduct towards the Irish rebels, iii. 12. His indecent behaviour in the playhoufe, &c. 198. Charged with poisoning his father, 237. With feveral irregular actions, 282, &c. His flight to the Isle of Wight, vi. 43c. Charles II declared he would never pardon those who put his father to death, though this was faid to be his father's dying injunction, vi. 419.

Charles V, how he deceived many German cities, iii. 10.

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Charles Guftavus, king of Sweden, letters from Oliver to, iv. 373,
375, 382, 395, 400, 405, 415, 419, 431, 444, 458. From
Richard the protector, v. 2, 3, 4, 5.
From the parliament

restored, 9.

Chastity, the defence of it recommended, i. 224.
Chaucer, his character of the priests of his time, i. 27, 34.
Cheek, fir John, his teftimony concerning Martin Bucer, ii. 65. ›
Cherin, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Chrift, his method of inftructing men, i. 230. His manner of
teaching, ii. 248. Never exercised force but once, iii. 343.
Christenings, reafons against taking fees for them, iii. 369.
Christiern, king of Denmark, his bloody revenge, ii. 302.
Chriftian faith, received in Britain by king Lucius, iv. 64. Said to
have been preached by Faganus and Deruvianus, ibid. Others
fay long before by Simon Zelotes, or Jofeph of Arimathea, ibid.
Upon what occation preached to the Saxons, 118, 119.
Chriftians, primitive, all things in common among them, ii. 192.

Their behaviour to tyrants, iii. 204, 205.

Chriftina, queen of Sweden, letter to her from the English commonwealth, iv. 341. Her character, vi. 396.

Chryfanthus, the fon of Marcianus a bishop, made deputy of Britain

by Theodofius, iv.76.

Chryfoftom, St. was an admirer of Ariftophanes, i. 291. His explanation of St. Paul's epiftle relating to obedience to the higher powers, iii. 174, 271.

Church, Of the Reformation of the Difcipline of, in England, and the causes that have prevented it, i. I. The likelieft means to remove hirelings out of the, iii, 348.

Church, not to be reformed while governed by prelates, i. 83. Its conftitution and fabric fet out in the prophecy of Ezekiel, 85. When able to do her great works upon the unforced obedience of men, it argues a divinity about her, 130, 131. Her humility procures her the greateft refpect, 131. Defign of the prelates in calling the church our mother, 201. Demands our obedience when she holds to the rules of fcripture, iii. 81. Excommunicates not to destruction, 344. Will not cease to perfecute till it ceases to be mercenary, vi. 440.

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Church of England, honours and preferments should not be the incitements to her fervice, i. 195. 197. Difference between the church of Rome and her, iii. 81. Maintains that the word of God is the rule of true religion, and rejects implicit faith, iv. 260.

Church-difcipline, dangerous to be left to man's invention, i. 84. Church-government, its form prefcribed in the Gofpel, i. 80, 84. Not to be patterned by the law, 89. Its government by prelates fosters papifts and idolaters, 112. Its corrupted eftate both the cause of tumult and civil wars, ibid. Its functions to be free and open to any chriftian man, 138.


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