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Aganippus, a Gaulish king, marries Cordeilla, daughter of king
Leir, iv. 15. Reftores her father to his throne, 16.
Agatha, Decree of the council there, concerning divorce, ii. 224.
Agricola, Son of Severianus, spreads the Pelagian doctrine in Bri-

tain, iv. 90.

Aidan, a Scotch Bishop, fent for by Ofwald, to fettle religion, iv. 133. Has his epifcopal feat at Lindisfarne, ibid. Dies for grief of the murder of Ofwin, 135.

Alaric, takes Rome from the emperor Honorius, iv. 79.
Alban, of Verulam, with others, fuffers martyrdom under Diocle-

fian, iv. 72.

Albanact, one of the three fons of Brutus, that has Albania, now Scotland, for his thare in the kingdom, iv. 11.

Albert, faid to have fhared the kingdom of the Eaft-angles with Humbeanna after Elfwald, iv. 160.

Albina, faid to be the eldest of Dioclefian's 50 daughters, iv. 4. From her the name Albion derived, ibid.

Albion, the ancient name of this ifland, iv. 3, 4.

Whence derived,


Alciat, his opinion concerning divorce, ii. 236.
Alcred flaying Ethelwald, ufurps the kingdom of the Northum-

brians, iv. 152.

Aldfrid, recall'd from Ireland, fucceeds his brother Ecfrid in the Northumbrian kingdom, iv. 144. Leaves Ofred, a child, to fucceed him, 145.

Aldulf, nephew of Etheldwald, fucceeds king of the East-angles, iv. 160.

Alectus, treacherously flays his friend Caraufius, iv. 71. Is overthrown by Afclepiodotus, and flain, ibid.

Alemannus, reported one of the four fons of Hiftion, defcended from

Japhet; of whom the Alemanni or Germans, iv. 4. Alfage, archbishop of Canterbury, inhumanly used by the Danes, iv. 116. Killed by Thrun, a Dane, in commiferation of his mifery, ibid.

Alfred, the fourth fon of Ethelwolf, and fucceffor of his brother Ethelred, encounters the Danes at Wilton, iv. 174. Routs the whole Danish power at Edinton, and brings them to terms, 177. He is faid to have beftowed the East-angles upon Gytro, a Danish king, who had been lately baptized, ibid. A long war afterwards maintained between him and the Danes, 178-181. He dies in the 30th year of his reign, and is buried at Winchester, 181. His noble character, 181-183.

Alfwold, driving out Eardulf, ufurps the kingdom of Northum

berland, iv. 159.

Algar, earl of Howland, now Holland, Morcar, lord of Brunne, and Ofgot, governor of Lincoln, kill a great multitude of Danes in battle, with three of their kings, iv. 172. Overpowered by


numbers, and drawn into a fnare, Algar dies valiantly fighting, ibid.

Algar, the fon of Leofric, banifhed by king Edward, joins Griffin prince of South-Wales, iv. 245. Unable to withstand Harold earl of Kent, fubmits to the king, and is reftored, 246. Banished again, he recovers his earldom by force, ibid.

Alipius, made deputy of the British province, in the room of Martinus, iv. 74.

Alla, begins the kingdom of Deira, in the fouth part of Northumberland, iv. 110, 115.

Alric, king of Kent, after Ethelbert the 2d, iv. 152. With him dying, ends the race of Hengift, 155. Ambaffador. See French, Spanish, &c. Ambaffadors of Chrift, who ftyle themselves fo, iii. 384, 385. Not to ask maintenance of those to whom they are fent, ibid. Ambrofe, his notion of wedlock, ii. 222. Excommunicated Theodofius, ii. 93. His conduct to that emperor remarked, 181. Refifts the higher powers, contrary to his own doctrine, 205. Ambrofius Aurelianus, dreaded by Vortigern, iv. 102. Defeats the Saxons, ibid. Uncertain whether the fon of Conftantine the ufurper, or the fame with Merlin, and fon of a Roman conful, ibid. Succeeds Vortigern as chief monarch of the ifle, 103. Ames, Dr. his definition of marriage, ii. 141. Anabaptifts, accused of denying infants their right to baptism, iv.


Anacletus, the friend of king Pandrafus, taken in fight by Brutus, iv. 7. Forced by Brutus to betray his countrymen, ibid. Andragius, one in the catalogue of ancient British kings, iv. 22. Andrews, bishop, and the primate of Armagh, maintain that church

government is to be patterned from the law, i. 89, Their arguments for epifcopacy examined, 93, &c.

Androgeus, one of Lud's fons, has London affigned him, and Kent, iv. 23. Forfakes his claim to the kingdom, and follows Cæfar's fortune, 40.

Angels, of the feven Afian churches, whether to be taken collectively, or individually, i. 187.

Anger, and laughter, why first seated in the breast of men, i. 154. Animadverfions on the Remonftrant's Defence against Smectym

nuus, i. 153.

Anlaf the Dane, with his army of Irish, and Conftantine king of
Scotland, utterly discomfited by king Athelstan, iv. 193.
Anna fucceeds Sigebert in the kingdom of the East-angles, iv. 135,

Is flain in war by Penda the Mercian, 136.

Anthony, Mark, quoted by Salmafius for the prerogative royal, iii.


Antigonus, the brother of king Pandrasus, taken in fight by Brutus,


iv. 7.

Antinemianifm and Familifm, confidered, i. 375.

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Antioch, had not the name of Theopolis, till Juftinian's time, i. 65. Antiquity, cuftom, canons, and councils, no warrant for fuperftitious practices, i. 181.

Antoninus, fent against the Caledonians, by his father Severus, iv. 68. After whofe death he takes hoftages, and departs to Rome,


Apocalypfe, of St. John, the majestic image of a stately tragedy,

i. 120.

Apology for Smectymnuus, i. 207.

Apostles, inftituted prefbyters to govern the church, i. 106. Appointed a number of grave and faithful brethren to affist the minifter of each congregation, 135. Not properly bishops, iii. 43. Arcadia, fir Philip Sidney's; K. C.'s prayer ftolen thence, ii. 408. Archigallo, depofed for his tyranny, iv. 21. Being reftored by his

brother, he then reigns worthily, ibid.

Archimailus, one in the number of ancient British kings, iv. 22. Areopagitica, Speech for unlicensed printing under that title, i. 286. Areopagus, judges of, condemn the books of Protagoras to be burned,

i. 291.

Aretius, his opinion concerning divorce, ii. 235.
Argentocoxus, a Caledonian, his wife's bold reply to the emprefs

Julia, iv.67.

Arians and Socinians, their notions of the Trinity, iv. 262. Ariminum, Synod of more than 400 bishops appointed to affemble there, by Conftantius, iv. 73.

Ariftotle, his definition of a king, ii. 279. Reckons up five forts of monarchies, iii. 137. Salmafius's extract from his third book of politics, 211. Commends the kingdom of the Lacedemonians, 241. His definition of a tyrant, 301.

Arminians, their tenets, iv. 262.

Armorica in France, peopled by Britons that fled from the Saxons,


Army, English, offered the spoil of London, if they would destroy the parliament, ii. 422. Obedience and fidelity to the fupreme magiftrates recommended to them, iii. 394.

Aron, a British martyr under Diocletian, iv. 72.

Arthur, the victory at Badon-hill, by fome afcribed to him, which by others is attributed to Ambrofe, iv. 106. Who he was, and whether the author of such famous acts as are related of him, 106-109.

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Artis Logicæ plenior Inftitutio, vi. 195.

Arviragus, engaging against Claudius, keeps up the battle to a victory, by perfonating his flain brother Guiderius, iv. 44.

Afcham, Anthony, fent as agent to Spain, from the English commonwealth, iv.326. Juftice demanded of the king of Spain againft his murderers, 334.

Affaracus, a Trojan prince, joins with Brutus against Pandrasus, iv. 6.


Affembly of divines, Tract of divorce addreffed to them, i. 332. Athanafius, his notion concerning kings, iii. 181. Athelftan, the fon of king Edward the elder, by a concubine, fo lemnly crowned at Kingston upon Thames, iv. 190. The confpiracy of one Alfred and his accomplices against him difcovered, ibid. He gives his fifter Edgith to Sitric the Dane, but drives Anlaf and Guthfred out of their kingdom, ibid. The ftory of his dealing with his brother Edwin queftioned as improbable, 191. He overthrows a vaft army of Scotch and Irish, under Anlaf and Conftantine, king of Scotland, ibid. 192. He dies at Gloucester, and is buried at Malmsbury, 194. His character, ibid.

Athens, their magistrates took notice only of two forts of writings, i. 290.

Atticots invade the fouth coaft of Britain, iv. 74.

Auguftus, Libels burnt, and the authors punished by him, i. 292. Aulus Plautius fent against Britain by the emperor Claudius, iv. 41. He overthrows Caractacus and Togodumnus, 42. Is very much 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 faid to have reigned toward the beginning of the Saxon heptarchy, iv. 114. Auftin, what he accounted a becoming folace for Adam, ii. 128. Allows fornication a fufficient caufe 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 affembly, 120. Is ordained archbishop of the English, 121. Hath his feat at Canterbury, 122. Summons together the British bithops, requiring them to conform with him in points wherein they differed, 123. Upon their refufal, he ftirs up Ethelfrid against them, to the flaughter of 1200 monks, 124.

Auftria, archduke of, fee Leopold.

Autarchy, mentioned by Marcus Aurelius, what it is, iii. 149. Authorities, for the difference of bifhops and prefbyters, not to be depended on, i. 64,


BACON, fir Francis, his complaint of the bishops' partiality in licenfing pamphlets, i. 157.

Badiaus, John, letter to, i. xxxviii.

Badon-bill, the ill improvement the British made of their fuccefs there, iv. III.

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



Baptifm, facrament of, feems cancelled by the fign 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 ifland, iv. 3. Defcended from Samothes, ibid.

Bafil, his opinion as to divorce, ii. 222. Calls the bishops flaves of flaves, 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 fupremacy, iii. 137.

Belfast, reprefentation and exhortation of the prefbytery there, ii. 355, &c. Remarks on them, 370, &c.

Belgia, Helvetia, and Geneva, their churchmen remarkable for

learning, i. 198.

Belinus fucceeds 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, perfuades the emperor Claudius to invade

this ifland, iv. 41.

Berinus, a bishop fent by pope Honorius, converts the Weft-Saxons and their kings to chriftianity, iv. 133.

Bernicia, kingdom of, in Northumberland, begun by Ida, the Saxon,

iv. 110.

Bernulf, ufurping the kingdom of Mercia from Keolwulf, is overthrown by Echert at Ellandune, iv. 160. Fleeing to the Eastangles, is by them flain, ibid.

Beza, his interpretation of the word wgeoßulégiov, i. 185. His opinion, of regulating fin by apoftolic laws, not found, ii. 33. His teftimony concerning Martin Bucer, 64. His notion concerning divorce, 234.

Bible, put by the papists in the first rank of prohibited books, i. 300. Bigot, Emeric, letter to, i. xxx.

Birthric, king of the Weft Saxons after Kinwulf, iv. 153. Secretly feeks the life of Ecbert, 157. Is poifoned by a cup which his wife had prepared for another, 158.

Bishop and deacon, the only ecclefiaftical orders mentioned in the gofpel, i. 76.


Bishop and prefbyter, two names to fignify the fame order, i. 75. Equally tyrants over learning, if licenfing be brought in, 315. Bishopric, the author's opinion of it, i. 253. Bishops, have been as the Canaanites and Philiftines to this kingdom, i. 34. By their oppofition to king John, Normandy loft, he depofed, and the kingdom made over to the pope, ibid. No bishop, no king, an abfurd pofition, 35. Sometimes we read of two in one place, 71. Not an order above prefbyters, ibid.


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