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They will see that there was a rich harvest of glory, and an opportunity afforded for the greatest achievements, but that men only were wanting for the execution; while they were not wanting who could rightly counsel, exhort, inspire, and bind an unfading wreath of praise round the brows of the illustrious actors in so glorious a scene,

i. 299.

Affembly of divines, Tract of divorce addressed to them, i. 332.
Athanasius, his notion concerning kings, iii, 181.
Athelstan, the son of king Edward the elder, by a concubine, fo

lemnly crowned at Kingston upon Thames, iv. 190. The conspiracy of one Alfred and his accomplices against him discovered, ibid. He gives his sister Edgith to Sitric the Dane, but drives Anlaf and Guthfred out of their kingdom, ibid. The story of his dealing with his brother Edwin questioned as improbable, 191. He overthrows a vast army of Scotch and Irish, under Anlaf and Constantine, king of Scotland, ibid. 192. He dies at Gloucester, and is buried at Malmíbury, 194. His character,

ibid. Athens, their magistrates took notice only of two forts of writings, Atticots invade the south coast of Britain, iv. 74. Auguftus, Libels burnt, and the authors punished by hiin, i. 292. Aulus Plautius sent against Britain by the emperor Claudius, iv. 41.

He overthrows Caractacus and Togodumnus, 42. Is very nucli put to it by the Britons, ibid. Sends to Claudius to come over, and joins with him, 43. Leaves the country quiet, and returns

triumphant to Rome, 44. Aurelius Conanus, a British king, one of the five that is said to have

reigned toward the beginning of the Saxon heptarchy, iv. 114. Huffin, what he accounted a becoming folace for Adam, ii. 128.

Allows fornication a sufficient cause for divorce, 223. His opinion why God created a wife for Adam, 255. A maintainer of the clergy's right to tithes, iii. 365. Sent with others from Rome, to preach the gospel to the Saxons, iv. 119. Is received by king Ethelbert, who hears him in a great assembly, 120. Is ordained archbishop of the English, 121. Hath his seat at Canterbury, 122. Summons together the British bilhops, requiring them to conform with bin in points wherein they differed, 123. Upon their refusal, he stirs up Ethelfrid against them, to the Naughter

of 1200 monks, 124. Auftria, archduke of, lee Leopold. Autarchy, mentioned by Marcus Aurelius, what it is, iii. 149. Authorities, for the difference of bishops and presbyters, not to be

depended on, i. 64.

B BACON, fir Francis, his complaint of the bishops' partiality in

licensing pamphlets, i. 157. Badiaus, John, letter to, i. xxxviii. Badon-bili, the ill improvement the British made of their success

there, iv. 111. Bangor, monks of, live by their own labour, iv. 123. Go to a conference with Austin, ibid.


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Baptism, facrament of, seems cancelled by the sign added thereto,

i. 128.
Barclay, traduces the English as to their religious tenets, i. 110.
Bardus, one of the first race of kings, fabled to have reigned in this

island, iv. 3. Descended from Samothes, ibid.
Bafil, bis opinion as to divorce, ii. 222. Calls the bishops slaves of

dlaves, iii. 46.
Bath, by whom built, iv. 13. Its medicinal waters dedicated to

Minerva, ibid.
Bees, the government among them quoted to prove the pope's fu-

premacy, ill. 137
Belfast, representation and exhortation of the presbytery there, ii.

355, &c. Remarks on them, 370, &c.
Belgia, Helvetia, and Geneva, their churchmen remarkable for

learning, i. 198.
Belinus succeeds' his father Dunwallo, iv. 18. His contentions

with his brother Brennus, ibid. Their reconciliation, 19. Built

the tower of London, ibid.
Beorn, precedes Ethelred in the kingdom of the East-angles, iv. 160.
Bericus, fleeing to Rome, persuades the einperor Claudius to invade

this island, iv. 41.
Berinus, a bishop sent by pope Honorius, converts the West-Saxons

and their kings to christianity, iv. 133.
Bernicia, kingdom of, in Northumberland, begun by Ida, the Saxon,

iv. 110.
Bernulf, usurping the kingdom of Mercia froin Keolwulf, is over-

thrown by Echert at Ellandune, iv. 160. Fleeing to the Eait-

angles, is by them flain, ibid.
Beza, his interpretation of the word wer Buléçiay, i. 185. His opi-

non, of regulating fin by apoftolic laws, not found, ii. 33. His
testimony concerning Martin Bucer, 64. His notion concerning

divorce, 234:
Bible, put by the papists in the first rank of prohibited books, i. 300.
Bigot, Emcric, letter to,
Birthric, king of the West Saxons after Kinwulf, iv. 153. Secretly

seeks the life of Ecbert, 157. Is poisoned by a cup which his

wife had prepared for another, 158.
Bishop and deacon, the only ecclefiaftical orders mentioned in the

gospel, i.76.
Bishop and presbyter, two names to signify the same order, i. 75.

Equally tyrants over learning, if licensing be brought in, 315.
Bishopric, the author's opinion of it, 1. 253.
Bispops, have been as the Canaanites and Philistines to this king.
dom, i. 34. By their opposition to king John, Norman ly loit,
he deposed, and the kingdom made over to the pope, ibid. No
bishop, no king, an absurd position, 35. Sometimes we read of
iwo in one place, 71. Not an order above presbyters, ibid.


Elected with contention and blood-shed, 101. St. Paul's de-
scription 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. Most potent, when princes happen to be most

weak, 111.42.
Bladud, the son of Radhuddibras, builds Caerbadus, or Bath, iv.13.
Bleduno, one in the number of the ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Blegabredus, his excellency in music, iv. 22.
Blindness, instances of men of worth amicted with, vi. 382.
Boadicia, the wife of Prasutagus, together with her daughters,

abused by the Roman soldiers, iv. 50. Commands in chiet in
the British army against the Romans, 52. Vanquilhed by Sue-

tonius, supposed to have poisoned herself, 54.
Bodin, though a papist, affirms presbyterian church-discipline to be

best, i. 132.
Bonomattai, Benedict, letters to, i. xi.
Bonosus, endeavouring to make himself emperor, but vanquished by

Probus, hangs himself, iv. 69. A sarcasm op his drunkenness,

Books, the heinous crime of killing good ones, i. 29). Some good,

fome bad; left to each man's discretion, 296. Those of papists

suffered to be sold and read, iv. 269.
Bordelloes, author's defence from the accusation of frequenting them,

i. 220-222.
Boris procures the death of the emperor of Russia, and then af-

cends the throne, iv, 292, 293. His method to procure the

peoples' love, 293.
Bowes, fir Jerom, ambassador from queen Elisabeth to Russia, his

reception and negotiations at that court, iv. 307–310.
Bracion, the power of kings limited, according to him. iii. 282.
Bradshaw, John, character of, vi.413.
Bradshaw, Richard, sent 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 consuls and senators of that city,

iv. 376. 433.
Brennus and Belinus, 'the fons of Dunwallo Mulinutius, 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, history of the affairs thereof altogether obscure and uncer-

tain, until the coming of Julius Cæfar, iv. 2, Inhabited before
the flood probably, 3. By whom first peopled, ibid. Named
first Samothea froin Samothes, ibid. Next Albion, and whence,
ibid. Fruitful of courageous inen, but not of able governors, 86.



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