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142. Died a violent death and left his kingdom in diforder,
Edric, furnamed Streon, advanced by king Ethelred, marries his
daughter Elgiva, iv. 213. He fecretly murders two noblemen
whom he had invited to his lodging, 219. He practises against
the life of prince Edmund, and revolts to the Danes, 220. His
cunning devices to hinder Edmund in the profecution of his
victories against Canute, 222. Is thought by fome to have been
the contriver of king Edmund's murder, 224. The government
of the Mercians conferred upon him, 226. Put to death by
Canutus, and his head ftuck upon a pole, and set upon the high-
eft tower in London, ibid.
Education, of youth, rules for the method and progrefs of it, i. 273,
&c. That of the clergy generally at the public coft, iii. 385.
Edward the confeffor, his law relating to the king's office, iii. 274.
Said to be the first that cured the king's evil, iv. 250. To have
cured blindness with the water wherein he washed his hands,
Edward VI, a committee appointed by him to frame ecclefiaftical
laws, ii. 237. Divorce allowed by thofe laws for other causes
befide adultery, 238. Acknowledges the common-prayer book
to be chiefly a tranflation of the mafs book, iii. 36.
Edward, the elder, fon and fucceffor of king Alfred, iv. 183.
Has war with Ethelwald his kinfman, who ftirs up the Danes
against him, 184. Builds Witham in Effex, 185. He proves
fuccessful and potent, divers princes and great commanders of the
Danes fubmitting to him, 186, 188. Tke king and whole na-
tion of Scotland, with divers other princes and people, do him
homage as their fovereign, 189. Dies at Farendon, ibid. And
buried at Winchester, 190.
Edward, furnamed the younger, Edgar's fon, by his first wife
Egelfleda, advanced to the throne, iv. 204. The conteft in his
reign between the monks and fecular priefts, ibid. Great mif-
chief done by the falling of a house where the general council
for deciding the controverfy was held, ibid. Inhumanly mur-
dered by the treachery of his ftep-mother Elfrida, 205.
Edward, fon of Edmund Ironfide, heir apparent to the crown, dies
at London, iv. 246.
Edward, furnamed the confeffor, the fon of king Ethelred, by
Emma, after Hardicnute's death is crowned at Winchester, iv.
236. Seizes on the treasures of his mother queen Emma, ibid.
Marries Edith, earl Godwin's daughter, ibid. Makes preparation
against Magnus, king of Norway, ibid. But next year makes
peace with Harold Harfager, 237. He advances the Normans
in England, which proves of ill confequence, 238. He is op-
pofed by earl Godwin, in the caufe of Euftace of Boloign, ba-
nishes the earl, and divorces his daughter whom he had married,
239. Entertains duke William of Normandy, 241. He fends
Odo and Radulph, with a fleet, against Godwin, and his fons,
exercifing piracy, 242. Reconciliation at length made, he re-
ftores the earl, his fons and daughter, all to their former dignities,
243. He is faid to have defigned duke William of Normandy
his fucceffor to the crown, 249. Buried at Weftminster, 250.
His character, ibid.
Edwi, the fon and fucceffor of Edmund, is crowned at Kingston,
iv, 198. He banishes bishop Dunftan, for reproving his wan-
tonness with Algiva, ibid. The Mercians, and Northumbrians,
fet up his brother Edgar, 199. With grief whereof he ends his
days, and is buried at Winchester, ibid.
Edwin, thrown out of the kingdom of Deira, by Ethelfrid, iv. 116.
126. Fleeing to Redwal, the Eaft-angle, for refuge, is defended
against Ethelfrid, 126, 127. He exceeds in power and extent of
dominion all before him, ibid. Marries Edelburga, the fister of
Eadbald, ibid. He is wounded by an affaffin from Cuichelm,
128. The strange relation of his converfion to chriftianity,
129. He perfuades Eorpald, the fon of Redwald, to embrace
the christian faith, 131. He is flain in a battle against Ked-
Edwin, duke of the Mercians. See Morcar.
Egyptians, their conduct toward kings, iii. 219.
Eikon Bafilike, whether written by king Charles, ii. 398. An-
fwers to the several heads of that tract; On the king's calling
his laft parliament, 400. Upon the earl of Strafford's death,
412. Upon his going to the house of commons, 417.
Upon the infolency of the tumults, 421. Upon the bill for
triennial parliaments, 430. Upon his retirement from West-
minster, 437.. Upon the queen's departure, 446. Upon
his repulfe at Hull, and the fate of the Hothams, 449. Up-
on the lifting and raifing of armies, 455. Upon feizing
the magazines, 465. Upon the nineteen propofitions, iii.
1. On the rebellion in Ireland, 12. Upon the calling in of
the Scots, 22. Upon the covenant, 27. Upon the many
jealoufies, &c. 31. Upon the ordinance against the common-
prayer book, 35. Upon the differences in point of Church.
government, 40. Upon the Uxbridge treaty, &c. 47.
Upon the various events of the war, 52. Upon the refor
mation of the times, 56. Upon his letters taken and di-
vulged, 59. Upon his going to the Scots, 62. Upon the
Scots delivering the king to the English, 64. Upon deny-
ing him the attendance of his chaplains, 65. Upon his pe-
nitential vows and meditations at Holmby, 69. Upon the
army's furprifal of the king at Holmby, 73. To the prince
of Wales, 78. Meditations on death, 89.
Eikonoclaftes, Baron's preface to that tract, ií. 385.
preface, 391. Reason of calling it so, 395.
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 Welsh, 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. 23.
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,
Elidure, his noble demeanor towards his depofed brother, iv. 21.
After Archigallo's death, he refumes the government, ibid.
Elind, reckoned in the number of ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Elizabeth, queen, against presbyterian 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-
Ella, a king in Northumberland, iv. 168.
Elmer, a monk of Malmsbury, 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.
Embaffador. See Ambaffador, alfo French, Spanish, &c.
Emeric, fucceeds Otho in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 111.
Emma, the daughter of Richard, duke of Normandy, married first
to king Ethelred, iv. 210. Afterwards to Canute, 226. Ba-
nifhed by her fon-in-law Harold, fhe retires to Flanders, and is
entertained by earl Baldwin, 231. Her treafures feized on by
her fon king Edward, 236. She dies, and is buried at Win-
chefter, 241. A tradition concerning her questioned, 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 diffoluteness made them an easy prey to William
the conqueror, 257, 258. Their putting Charles the firit to
death defended, iii. 103, vi. 361.
Englishmen, to be trufted in the election of paftors, as well as in
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 chriftianity by Edwin, iv. 131. He is flain in fight by
Richert, a Pagan, ibid.
Epiphanius, his opinion of divorce, ¡i. 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 treatife of divorce, for the benefit of England,
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 defroying of idols, ibid. The first establisher 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.
Erious, of fervice to the attainment of truth, i. 298.
Efcwin, and Kentwin, the nephew and fon of Kinegil, said to have
fucceeded Kenwalk in the government of the Weft-Saxons, iv.
140. Efcwin 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,
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
himfelf 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.
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
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 Lindley, 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 caufed three of his noblemen to be treacherously slain, is
driven into banishment, ibid. After ten years banishment re-
ftored again, 154. He cruelly and treacherously 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 reinftated, 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,
Ethelred, the fon of Edgar by Elfrida, crowned at Kingston, iv.
205. Dunstan 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 son of Alla out of the kingdom of Deira,
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 Eaft angles,
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