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Eandied, fon of Earldulf, reigns 30 years king of Northumberland,
after Alfwold, the ufurper, iv. 159. Becomes tributary to
Ecbert, 162.


Eanfrid, the fon of Edwin, converted and baptized, iv. 131.
Eanfrid, the fon of Ethelfrid, fucceeds in the kingdom of Bernicia,
iv. 132. Slain, 133.

Eardulf, fuppofed to have been flain by Ethelred, iv. 156. Is
made king of the Northumbrians, in York, after Ofbald, 157.
In a war raifed against him by his people, he gets the victory,
ibid. Driven out of his kingdom by Alfwold, 159.

Earth, whole, inhabited before the flood, iv. 3.

Eaft-Angles, kingdom of, by whom erected, iv. 105. Reclaimed
to chriftianity, 134.

Eaft-India Company, English, fummary of their damages from the
Dutch, iv. 368, 369.

Eaft-Saxon, kingdom, by whom began, iv. 105. The people
converted by Melitus, 123. They expel their bishop, and re-
nounce their faith, 125, 126. Are reconverted by means of
Ofwi, 137.

Ebrane, fucceeds his father Mempricius, in the kingdom of Britain,
iv. 12. Builds Caer-Ebrane, now York, and other places, ibid.
Ecbert, fucceeds his father Ercombert, in the kingdom of Kent,
iv. 1.0. Dying, leaves a fufpicion of having flain his uncle's
fons, Ecbert and Egelbright, ibid.
Ecbert, of the Weft-Saxon lineage, fices from Birthric's fufpicion
to Offa, and thence into France, iv. 157. After Birthric's de-
ceafe is recalled, and with general applaufe made king, ibid. He
fubdues the Britons of Cornwall and beyond Severn, 159. Over-
throws Bernulf at Ellandune or Wilton, 160. The Eaft-Angles
yield to his Sovereignty, ibid. Drives Baldred, king of Kent,
out of his kingdom, and caufes Kent and other provinces to fub-
mit, 161. Withlaf, of Mercia, becomes tributary to him, ibid.
Gives the Danes battle by the river Carr, 164. In another bat-
tle he puts to flight a great army of them, together with the
Cornifh men, 165. He dies, and is buried at Winchester, ibid.
Ecclefiaflical Caufes, Treatife of Civil Power in, iii. 317.
Ecclefiaftical Furifdiction, a pure tyrannical forgery of the prelates,


Ecforth, the fon of Offa, the Mercian, within four months ends his
reign, iv. 156.

Eefrid, Ofwi's eldeft fon, fucceeds him in the kingdom of North-
umberland, iv. 140. Wins Lindfey from Wulfer the Mercian,
ibid. He wars against Ethelred, the brother of Wulfer, 141,
143. He fends Bertus with an army to fubdue Ireland, 144.
Marching against the Picts, is cut off with most of his army,
ibid. His death revenged by Bertfrid a Northumbrian captain,


Eclipfe of the fun, followed by a peftilence, iv. 139. Another,
obfcuring almost his whole orb, as with a black fhield, 149.
Edan, a king of the Scots in Britain, put to flight by Ethelfrid, iv.


Edelard, king of the Weft-Saxons, after Ina, molefted with the
rebellion of his kinfman Ofwald, iv. 149. Overcoming those

troubles, dies in peace, ibid.
Edgar, the brother and fucceffor of Edwy, in the English monarchy,
calls home Dunftan from banishment, iv. 199. His profperous
reign, and favour towards the monks, ibid. His ftrict obfervance
of justice, and care to fecure the nation with a strong fleet, ibid.
He is homaged and rowed down the river Dee, by eight kings,
200, His expoftulation with Kened, king of Scotland, 201.
He is cheated by the treacherous duke Athelwold of Elflida,
ibid. Whom, avenging himself upon the faid duke, he marries,
202. Attempting the chastity of a young lady at Andover, is
pleasantly deceived by the mother, 203.
Buried at Glafton

abbey, 200.

Edgar, furnamed Atheling, his right and title to the crown of
England, from his grandfather Edmund Ironfide, iv. 246. 251.
Excluded by Harold, fon of earl Godwin, 251.

Edilhere, the brother and fucceffor of Anna, in the kingdom of the
Eaft-angles, flain in a battle against Ofwi, iv. 138.

Edilwalk, the South-Saxon, perfuaded to christianity by Wulfer,

iv. 141.

Edith, earl Godwin's daughter, eminent for learning, iv. 236.
Is married to Edward the confeffor, ibid. Is harfhly divorced
by him, 241.

Edmund, crowned king of the Eaft-angles, at Bury, iv. 168. His
whole army put to flight by the Danes, he is taken, bound to a
ftake, and fhot with arrows, 172.

Edmund, the brother and fucceffor of Athelftan, in the English
monarchy, frees Mercia, and takes feveral towns from the Danes,
iv. 196. He drives Anlaf and Suthfrid out of Northumberland,
and Dummail out of Cumberland, ibid. The ftrange manner
of his death, ibid.


Edmund, furnamed Ironfide, the fon of Ethelred, fet up by divers
of the nobles against Canute, iv. 221. In feveral battles against
the Danes, he comes off for the most part victorious, 222.
length confents to divide the kingdom with Canute, 223. His
death thought to have been violent, 224.

Edred, third brother and fucceffor of Athelftan, reduces the
Northumbrians, and puts an end to that kingdom, iv. 197.
Dies in the flower of his age, and buried at Winchester, 198.
Edric, the fon of Edelwalk, king of South-Saxons, flain by Ked-
walla, the Weft Saxon, iv: 142.

Edric, a descendant of Ermenred, king of the South-Saxons, iv.

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142. Died a violent death and left his kingdom in diforder,
142, 143.
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 prosecution 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 fet 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 caufes
befide adultery, 238. Acknowledges the common-prayer book
to be chiefly a tranflation of the mass 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 contest 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-
nifhes 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 Westminster, 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-
tonnefs 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 christianity,
129. He perfuades Eorpald, the fon of Redwald, to embrace
the chriftian faith, 131. He is flain in a battle against Ked-
wallay, 132,

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,
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 Weft-
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 againft 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. The author's
preface, 391. Reason of calling it so, 395.

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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,
iv. 143:

Elidure, his noble demeanor towards his depofed brother, iv. 21.
After Archigallo's death, he resumes 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 Andredchefter,
in Kent, by force, ibid. Begins his kingdom of the South-
Saxons, 104.

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.

Embajador. 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, the 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 diffolutenefs made them an eafy prey to William
the conqueror, 257, 258. Their putting Charles the firit to
death defended, iii. 103, vi. 361.

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