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Churchmen, fometimes preach their own follies, not the Gospel, i. 255. Time-fervers, covetous, &c. 256. Their deficiency in the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew learning, 257. Their weaknefs, in calling on the civil magiflrate to affift them, iii. 334. By whom to be maintained, 369. Lived at firft upon the benevolence of their hearers, 381.

Cicero, an enemy to tyranny, iii. 139. Approves the killing of Cæfar, iii. 231. 253. Affirms that all power proceeds from the people, 268.

Cingetorix, a petty king in Britain, affaults the Roman camp, iv. 37. Is taken prifoner by Cæfar, ibid.

Claudius, the emperor, is perfuaded by Bericus, though a Briton, to invade this ifland, iv. 41. Sends Aulus Plautius hither with an army, ibid. He comes over himself and joins with Plautius, 43. Defeats the Britons in a fet battle, and takes Camalodunum, ibid. Returns to Rome, leaving Plautius behind, ibid. He has exceffive honours decreed him by the fenate, ibid. Clemens Alexandrinus, no authority for bithops being above presbyters, to be found in his works, i. 73. His counfel to the pref byters of Corinth, 108.

Clergy, fhould be patterns of temperance, and teach us to contemn the world, i. 147. Advised not to gape after preferments, 193, Their condition in England, vi. 421.

Clergy, British, their bad character by Gildas, iv. 112,
Cliguellius, an ancient British king, iv. 23.

Clodius Albinus fucceeds Pertinax in the government of Britain for the Romans, iv. 65. Is vanquished and flain in a battle against Septimus Severus, 66.

Cloten, reigned king of Cornwall, iv. 17.
Clatenus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Cloud, one fometimes fiery, fometimes bloody; feen over all England, iv, 206.

Coillus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Coilus, the fon of Marius, leaves the kingdom to Lucius, iv. 64. Colaferion, a defence of the doctrine and difcipline of divorce, fa

called, . 240.

Comail, and two other British kings, flain by Keaulin, and his fon Cuthwin, iv. 115. Comet, one feen in August 678, in manner of a fiery pillar, iv. 141, Tw wo appear about the fun, 146. Portending famine, and the troubled ftate of the whole realm, 204. Or blazing ftar, feen to ftream terribly over England, and other parts of the world, 251. Comius of Arras, fent by Cæfar to make a party among the Britons, iv. 28.

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Commodus, flain by his own officers, declared an enemy to his coun

try, iii. 233.

Commons, with the king, make a good parliament, iii. 267. 277. Their grant to K. Richard II, and K. Henry IV, 283.


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Commonwealth, of England, more equally balanced than any other
civil government, i. 47. Means proposed to heal the ruptures
in it, iii. 393. A free Commonwealth delineated, 398. Rea-
fons for establishing one, 401, &c. Comes nearest to the go-
vernment recommended by Chrift, 408. Preferable to mo-
narchy, 438.

Conanus, Aurelius, an ancient British king, iv. 114.
Condidan, a British king, vanquished and flain, iv. 115.
Confcience, not to be forced in religious matters, iii. 319, &c.
Conftans, the emperor put to death by the chriftian foldiers, iii.

204. Of a monk made emperor, iv. 78. Reduces Spain, ibid. Difplacing Gerontius, is opposed by him, and flain, ibid. Conftantine, makes war upon Licinius, and why, iii. 203. Conftantine, the fon of Conftantius Chlorus, faluted emperor after his father's death, iv. 72. His mother faid to be Helena the daughter of Coilus a British prince, ibid. His eldest son enjoys this ifland, 73. A common foldier of the fame name faluted emperor, 77. By the valour of Edebecus and Gerontius, he gains in France as far as Arles, 78. By the conduct of his fon Conftans, and of Gerontius, he reduces all Spain, ibid. Gerontius difplaced by him, calls in the Vandals against him, ibid. Befieged by Conftantius Comes, he turns prieft, is afterwards carried into Italy, and put to death, 79.

Conftantine, the fon of Cador, fharply inveighed against by Gildas,
iv. 113. He is faid to have murdered two young princes of the
blood royal, ibid.

Conftantine, king of Scotland, joining with the Danes and Irish un-
der Anlaf, is overthrown by Athelftan, iv. 191, 192.
Conftantius Chlorus fent against Caraufius, iv. 70. Defeats Alectus,
who is flain in the battle, 71. Is acknowledged by the Britons
as their deliverer, ibid. Divides the empire with Galerius, 77.
Dies at York, ibid.

Conftantius, the fon of Conftantine, overcomes Magnentius, who
contended with him for the fole empire, iv. 73.

Gonfubftantiation, not a mortal errour, iv. 262.

Contention, in minifters of the Gofpel, fcarce allowable even for their own rights, iii. 350,

Copulation, no longer to be efteemed matrimonial, than it is an effect

of love, ii. 140..

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Cordeilla's fincere answer to her father, begets his displeasure, iv, 14. She is married to Aganippus, a king in Gaul, 15. She receives her father, rejected by his other daughters, with most dutiful affection, 16. Reftores him to his crown, and reigns after him, ibid. Vanquished, depofed, and imprifoned by her two fifter's fons, ibid. ว Corineus, a Trojan commander, joins forces with Brutus, iv. 10. Slays Imbertus, ibid. Arrives with Brutus in this ifland. ibid.


Cornwal from him denominated falls to his lot, ibid. Overcomes the giant Goemagog, 11. Corinthians, governed by prefbyters, i. 101. Schifm

Schifm among them

not remedied by epifcopacy, ibid. Coronation-Oath, fome words faid to be ftruck out of it, iii. 310. Covenant, what it enjoined, ii. 375.

Council, General, what their power and employment, iii. 412. Should be perpetual, 413. Inftances of the perpetuity of fuch a council among other ftates, 414.

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Council, Saxon, of little authority, ii. 252.

Council of nobles and prelates at Caln in Wiltshire, killed and maimed by the falling in of the room, where they fate, iv. 204. Council of State, their reply to the Danish ambassadors, &c. iv. 351.


Councils and Fathers, an intangled wood, which papists love to fight in, iv. 259.

Courland, duke of, Oliver's letter to him, iv. 428.

Craig, John, his opinion of kings, ii. 291, 292.

Cranmer, and the other bithops concur in setting afide the princesses Mary and Elizabeth, i. 7.

Crida, the firft of the Mercian kingdom, iv. 115.

Criminal, more juft to try one by a court of justice, than to butcher

him without trial, iii. 121, 122.

Crowns, a clerical debate about the right fhaving them, iv. 139. Cromwell, his actions compared with those of the earl of Ormond,

ii. 367. Envied for his fuccefs in Ireland, 243. His ftate letters, iv. 371. vi. 1. His character, 432. Cuichelm, the West Saxon, fends Eumerus to affaffinate king Edwin, iv. 128. Is baptized in Dorchester, but dies the fame year, 134.

Cullen, council there, voted tithes to be God's rent, iii. 365. Cunedagius, the fon of Regan, depofeth his aunt Cordeilla, iv. 16.

Shares the kingdom with his coufin Marganus, is invaded by him, meets him and overcomes him, ibid.

Cuneglas, a British king, reigns one of five a little before the Saxons were fettled, iv. 114.

Cunobeline, fee Kymbeline.

Cutha, helps his father Keaulin against Ethelbert, iv. 111. Cutbred, king of the Weft-Saxons, joins with Ethelbald the Mercian

and gains a victory over the Welfh, iv. 149. He has a fierce battle with Ethelbald the Mercian, which he not long furvives, 150. A king of Kent of the same name, 159.

Cuthulf, the brother of Keaulin, vanquishes the Britains at Bedanford, and takes feveral towns, iv. 115.

Cuthwin, fee Keaulin.

Cyprian, unwilling to act without the affent of his affistant laies, i. 136. Epifcopacy in his time, different from what it has been fince, 161.



DANAUS, the ftory of him and his fifty daughters, iii. 226.
Danes, firft appear in the weit, iv. 154. They flay the king's ga-
therer of customs, ibid. Landing at Lindisfarne in Yorkshire,
they pillage that monaftery, 155. Attempting to spoil another
monaftery, they are cut off by the English, 156. Waste and
deftroy Northumberland, 161. They wafte Shepey in Kent,
and engage with Ecbert, near the river Carr, 164. Are put
to flight by Ecbert, 165. Their various fuccefs in the reign of
Ethelwolf, ibid, &c. Many great battles between them and the
English in the reign of Ethelred, 171. Their whole army being
defeated, they are brought to terms by king Alfred, 177. In
the fame king's reign, feveral vaft fleets of Danes arrive with
fresh fupplies, 177-181. Many thousands dettroyed at Col-
chester, and in their retreat from Maldon, 187. A vast army
of them overthrown by king Athelftan, 192. Maffacred by the
English in all parts of the land in the reign of king Ethel-
red, 210.

Danish ambaffadors, answers to them from the council of state, iv.
351. 353.

Danius, reckoned emong the ancient British kings, iv. 20.
Dantzick, complained of, for impofing a tribute on the English
merchants, for relief of the king of Scots, iv. 337. Oliver's
letter to the confuls and fenators of that republic, 429.
David, his exclamation in the 51ft Pfalm explained, ii. 280. Ab-
folved by God himself from the guilt of his fin, iii. 152. His
conduct towards Saul, accounted for, 191. Compared with
king Charles, 198.

Dedication, Remarks on one to our Saviour, i. 214.
Dee, John, the mathematician, invited to Mofcow, iv. 310.
Defence of the people of England against Salmafius, iii. 103. In
the original Latin, v. 37. Second, against an anonymous
writer, vi. 361. In the original Latin, v. 197. Of the author
against Alexander More, in Latin, 269.

Deira, kingdom of, in Northumberland, fet up by Alla, the Weft-

Saxon, iv. 110. 115.

Demetrius Evanovich, emperor of Ruffia, an impoftor, dragged out
of his bed, and pulled to pieces, iv. 295.

Denmark, king of, fee Frederick III.

Deodate, Charles, letters to, i. vi. viii. xvi.
Deruvianus, fee Faganus.

Digreffion, concerning the affairs of church and state, in 1631,
iv. 81, &c.

Dinothus, abbot of Bangor, his fpeech to bishop Austin, iv. 124.
Dioclefian, a king of Syria, and his fifty daughters, said to have been
driven upon this ifland, iv. 4.

Dioclefian, the emperor, perfecutes his chriflian fubjects, iv. 72.4


Diodorus, his account how the Ethiopians punish criminals, iii. 221.
-of the fucceffion to kingdoms, 256.

Diogenes, his delineation of a king, iii. 224.

Dionyfius, Alexandrinus, commanded in a vifion to read any books
whatever, i. 297.

Dis, the first peopler of this ifland, as fome fabulously affirm, the
fame with Samothes, iv. 3.

Difciples, of Chrift, their saying relating to marriage, explained,

ii. 204.

Difcipline, in the church, neceffary to remove diforder, i. 80. Its
definitive decrees to be speedy, but the execution of rigour flow,

Difpenfation, what it is, ii. 15.

Divines, Advice to them not to be difturbers of civil affairs, ii.

Divorce, arguments for it, addreffed to the parliament and affem-
bly, i. 332, &c. Indifpofition, unfitness, or contrariety of
mind, a better reason for it than natural frigidity, 347. Reafons
for it, 349, 353, 356, 357, 359, 369, 371, 372, 373. An ido-
latrous heretic to be divorced, when no hope of converfion, 361.
To prohibit divorce fought for natural caufes, is against nature,
369. Chrift neither did nor could abrogate the law of divorce,
ii. 1. Permitted for hardnefs of heart, not to be understood by
the common expofition, 4. How Mofes allowed of it, 20.
The law of divorce not the premifes of a fucceeding law, 27. A
law of moral equity, 30. Not permitted, from the custom of
Egypt, 31. Mofes gave not this law unwillingly, ibid. Not
1. given for wives only, 36. Chrift's fentence concerning it, how
to be expounded, 40. To be tried by confcience, 53. Not to
be restrained by law, 58. Will occafion few inconveniences,
ibid. No inlet to licence and confufion, 150. The prohibition
of it avails to no good end, 160. Either never established or
never abolished, 170. Lawful to chriftians for many causes
equal to adultery, 230. Maintained by Wiclef, Luther, and
Melancthon, ibid. 231. By Erafmus, Bucer, and Fagius, 232.
By Peter Martyr, Beza, and others, 233-236. What the an-
cient churches thought of divorce, 84. St. Paul's words con-
cerning it, explained, 89. Commanded to certain men, 90.
Being permitted to God's ancient people, it belongs alfo to Chrif-
tians, ibid. Allowed by Chrift for other caufes befide Adul
tery, 95. For what cause permitted by the civil law, 96.
Allowed by chriftian emperors, in cafe of mutual confent, 102.
Why permitted to the Jews, 251. Why Milton wrote on the
fubject, vi. 405.

Doctrine and Difcipline of Divorce, i. 332. Judgment of Martin
Bucer, concerning, ii. 64. Defence of that tract, 240, &c.
Arguments against it refuted, 246, &c. i.

Domitian, the killing of him commended by Pliny, iii. 231.


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