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nature, not warlike, or ambitious, iv. 165. He with his fon
Ethelbald gives the Danes a total defeat at Ak-Lea, or Oat-Lea,
167. Dedicates the tenth of his whole kingdom towards the
maintenance of maffes and pfalms for his fuccefs against the
Danes, ibid. Goes to Rome with his fon Alfrid, ibid. Marries
Judith the daughter of Charles the Bald of France, 168. He is
driven by a confpiracy to confign half his kingdom to his fon
Ethelbald, ibid. Dies and is buried at Winchester, 169.
Ethelwolf, earl of Berkshire, obtains a victory against the Danes
at Englefield, iv. 173. In another battle is flain himself, ibid.
Ethildrith, wife of Ecfrid, turns Nun, and made abbefs of Ely,

iv. 143.

Ethiopians, their manner of punishing criminals, iii. 221.
Eumerus attempts to affaffinate king Edwin, iv. 128. Is put to
death, ibid.

Euripides, introduces Thefeus king of Athens fpeaking for the liberty
of the people, iii. 240.

Eufebius, thought it difficult to tell who were appointed bishops by
the apoftles, i. 63. His account of Papias, and his infecting
Gunæus and other ecclefiaftical writers with his errours, 69.
Euftace, count of Boloign, revenging the death of one of his
fervants, is fet upon by the citizens of Canterbury, iv. 239.
He complains to king Edward, who takes his part against the
Canterburians, and commands earl Godwin against them, but
in vain, ibid.
Excommunication, the proper ufe and defign of it, i. 53. Left to
the church as a rough and cleanfing medicine, 141.
Exhortation, to fettle the pure worship of God in his church, and
juftice in the ftate, i. 46.


FACTOR for religion, his bufinefs, i. 316.

Faganus and Deruvianus faid to have preached the Gofpel here, and
to have converted almoft the whole ifland, iv. 64.

Fagius Paulus, his opinion concerning divorce, ii. 54. Teftimo-
nies of learned men concerning him, 67. In the fame fenti-
ments with the author as to divorce, 72. Agrees with Martin
Bucer, 232.

Famine, difcord, and civil commotions among the Britons, iv. 90.

Swane driven by famine out of the land, 212.

Fafhions, of the Romans imitated by the Britons, a fecret art to
prepare them for bondage, iv. 57.

Fathers, Primitive, in what manner they interpreted the words of
Chrift concerning divorce, ii. 218, &c.

Faufus, incestuoufly born of Vortimer and his daughter, lives a
devout life in Glamorganshire, iv. ICO.

Fencing and wrestling recommended to youth. i. 283.
Ferdinand II, grand duke of Tuscany, letters from the English re-


public to him, iv. 338, 348, 355, 357, 359. From Oliver,
435, 443, 445, 454.

Fergus, king of Scots, faid to be lain by the joint forces of the

Britons and the Romans, iv. 89.

Ferrex, the fon of Gorbogudo, flain in fight by his brother Porrex,

iv.' 17.

Flaccus, the printer, account of him, vi. 373-
Flattery, odious and contemptible to a generous fpirit, iv. 230.
Fletcher, Dr. Giles, ambaffador from queen Elizabeth to Ruffia,

iv. 310.

Forms of Prayer, not to be impofed, i. 258.

Fornication, what it is, ii. 46, 47. A lawful caufe of divorce, 45.
Why our Saviour ufes this word, 47. The Greek deficient in
explaining it, 197. To understand rightly what it means, we
fhould have recourfe to the Hebrew, 198.

Fortefcue, his faving of a king of England, ii. 287. Quotation
from his Laud. Leg. Ang. 288.

France, fee Lewis, king of.

Francus, named among the four fons of Hiftion, fprung of Japhet,
and from him the Francs faid to be derived, iv. 4.

Frederic III, king of Denmark, letters to him from the council of
ftate, iv. 345, 353. From Oliver, 389, 396, 424. From the
parliament reftored, v. 10.

Frederic, prince, heir of Norway, &c. letter from the council of
flate to him, iv. 361. From Oliver, 435.

Freedom of writing, the good confequences of it, i. 157, 158. Not
allowed while the prelates had power to prevent it, 237. See

French, according to Hottoman, at the first inftitution of kingship,
referved a power of choofing and depofing their princes, jii. 208.
Their manners and language when introduced into England,
iv. 239:

French ambaffador, Oliver's letter to the, iv. 438.


Friars, dying men perfuaded by them to leave their effects to the
church, i. 180.

Fulgenius, reckoned among the ancient British kings, iv. 22. The
commander in chief of the Caledonians against Septimius Severus,
fo called by Geoffrey of Monmouth, 68.


GALGACUS, heads the Britons against Julius Agricola, iv. 60.
Galileo, imprifoned by the inquifition, for his notions in aftronomy,
i. 313;

Garden and Gardener, an allegorical story applied to the prelates,

i. 192.

Genefis ii, 24, explained, ii. 134.

Geneva, Oliver's letter to the confuls and fenators of that city,
iv. 390.



Gentry, reafon of their efpoufing prelates, i. 146.
Geography, its ftudy both profitable and delightful, iv. 270.
Germanus, in a public difputation at Verulam, filences the chief of
the Pelagians, iv. 9o. He is intreated by the Britons to head
them against the Picts and Saxons, 91. He gains the victory by
a religious ftratagem, ibid. His death, 94.
Gerontius, a Briton, by his valour advances the fuccefs of Conftan-
tine the ufurper in France and Spain, iv. 78. Difplaced by him,
he calls in the Vandals against him, ibid. Deferted by his fol-
diers, defends himself valiantly with the flaughter of 300 of his
enemies, ibid. He kills his wife Nonnichia, refusing to outlive
him, ibid. Kills himfelf, ibid.

Geruntius, the fon of Elidure, not his immediate fucceffor, iv, 22.
Gildas, his account of the Britons electing and depofing their kings,
ii. 290. His bad character of the Britons, iv. 73. 93. After
two eminent fucceffes, III.

Gill, Alexander, letters to, I. ii, iii, v.
Godwin, earl of Kent, and the Weft-Saxons, ftand for Hardicnute,
iv. 230, 231. He betrays prince Elfred to Harold, 231. Being
called to account by Hardicnute, appeases him with a very rich.
prefent, 233. Earneftly exhorts Edward to take upon him the
crown of England, 235 Marries his daughter to king Edward,
236. Raifes forces in oppofition to the French whom the king
favoured, 240. Is banithed, 241.
Is banished, 241. He and his fons grow for-
midable, 242. Coming up to London with his fhips, a recon-
ciliation is fuddenly made between him and the king, 243. Sit-
ting with the king at table, he fuddenly finks down dead, 244.
Gomer, the eldeft fon of Japhet, believed the first that peopled

thefe weft and northern climes, iv. 3.

Gonoril, gains upon her father king Leir, by diffimulation, iv. 14.

Is married to Maglaunus duke of Albania. 15. Her ingratitude
to her father, ibid.

Gorbogudo, or Gorbodego, fucceeds Kinmarcus in the kingdom,

iv. 17.

Gorbonian, fucceeds Morindus in the kingdom, iv. 20. His justice
and piety, ibid.

Gofpel, more favourable than the law, ii. 8. Imposes no subjec-
tion to tyranny, iii. 161, &c. Not contrary to reafon and the
law of nations, 170.

Government, the reasons of its first establishment, ii. 277. Kingly,
the confequences of readmitting it, 407.

Grammar, Latin, what it is, iii. 443.

Gratianus Funarius, the father of Valentinian, commander in chief
of the Roman armies in Britain, iv. 73.

Gregory, archdeacon of Rome, and afterward pope, procures the
fending over of abbot Austin and others to preach the Gospel to
the Saxons in this ifland, iv. 119.

Griffin, prince of South Wales, committing great spoil in Hereford,

is purfued by Harold earl of Kent, iv. 245. After a peace con-
cluded he breaks his faith, and returns to hoftility, 246. Is
again reduced, ibid. Harold brings the Welsh to fubmiffion,
247. Lurking about the country, he is taken and flain by
Griffin, prince of North Wales, ibid.
Griffith, Dr. brief notes on his fermon, iii. 431, &c.
be admitted phyfician to church and state, 431. His
the general, ibid. compared to Dr. Manwaring, 434.
graphical and hiftorical mistakes. 436.
Grotius, his obfervations concerning divorce, ii. 40, 45.
nion concerning it, 236.

Moves to
addrefs to
His geo-

His opi-

Guendolen, the daughter of Corineus is married to Locrine the fon
of Brutus, iv. II. Being divorced by him, gives him battle,
wherein he is flain, 12. Caufes Estrildis, whom Locrine had
married, to be thrown into a river with her daughter Sabra, ibid.
Governs 15 years for her fon Madan, ibid.

Gueniver, the wife of Arthur, kept from him in the town of Glas-
ton, by Melvas a British king, iv, 107.

Guiderius, faid to have been the fon of Cunobeline, and flain in a
battle against Claudius. iv. 44.

Guitheline, fucceeds his father Gurguntius Barbirus in the kingdom,

iv, 20.

Gunbildis, the fifter of Swane, with her husband earl Palingus, and
her young fon, cruelly murdered, iv. 211.
Guorangonus, a king of Kent, before it was given to the Saxons,

iv. 98.

Guortimer, the fon of Vortiger, endeavours to drive out the Saxons,
iv. 98. His fuccefs against them, 99. Dying he commands
his bones to be buried in the port of Stonar, 100.
Gurguntius Barbirus, fucceeds Belinus in the kingdom, overcomes
the Dane, and gives encouragement to Bartholinus a Spaniard to
fettle a plantation in Ireland, iv. 19. Another ancient British
king named Gurguntius, 22.

Gurgufius, fucceeds Rivallo in the kingdom, iv. 17.
Gyrtha, fon of earl Godwin, accompanies his father into Flanders,
together with his brothers Tofti and Swane, iv. 241. His noble
advice to his brother Harold as he was ready to give battle to duke
William of Normandy, 255. Is flain in the battle, with his
brother Harold and Leofwin, 256.

Gytro, or Gothrun, a Danish king, baptized by the name of Athel-
ftan, and received out of the font by king Alfred, iv. 177.
The kingdom of the Eaft- Angles faid to be bestowed on him to
hold of Alfred, ibid.


HAMBOROUGH, letters to the fenate of that city, iv. 322, 325,
333, 339, 348, 421, 433, 434.


Hanfe Towns, letter to them from the English commonwealth, iv.
Hardicnute, the fon of Canute by Emma, called over from Bruges,
and received as king, iv. 233. He calls Godwin and others to
account about the death of Elfred, ibid. Enraged at the citizens
of Worcester for killing his tax-gathers, he fends an army against
them, and burns the city, 234. Kindly receives and entertains
his half-brother Edward, ibid. Eating and drinking hard at a
feaft, he dies, and is buried at Winchester, ibid. Was a great
epicure, ibid.

Hardness of Heart, permitted to wicked men, ii. 189.
Harold, furnamed Harefoot, the fon of Canute, elected king by
duke Leofric and the Mercians, iv. 230. He banishes his mother-
in-law Emma, 231. His perfidioufnefs and cruelty towards El-
fred the son of Ethelfred, ibid. He dies, and is buried at Win-
chefter, 233.

Harold, fon of Godwin, made earl of Kent, and fent against prince
Griffin of Wales, iv. 245. He reduces him at last to the utmost
extremity, 246. Being catt upon the coaft of Normandy, and
brought to duke William, he promises his endeavours to make
him king of England, 248. He takes the crown himself, 251.
Puts off duke William, demanding it, with a flighting answer,
252. Is invaded by his brother Tofti, ibid. By Harold Harfa-
ger, king of Norway, whom he utterly overthrows and flays,
together with Tofti, 253. Is invaded by duke William of Nor-
mandy, 254. Is overthrown at the battle of Haftings, and
flain together with his two brothers Leofwin and Gyrtha, 256.
Hartlib, Mr., tract of education addreffed to him, i. 273.
Hayward, his account of the liturgy in Edward VI's time, i,


Heimbach, Peter, letter to, i. xxx. xlii.

Heli, an ancient British king, iv. 23.

Help-meet, the meaning of that word, ii. 130.

Helvius, Pertinax, fucceeds Ulpius Marcellus in the goverment of
Britain, iv. 65.

Hemingius, his definition of marriage, ii. 141. His opinion con-

cerning divorce, 234.

Hengift and Horfa, with an army, land in the ifle of Thanet, iv.
97. Hengift gains advantages of Vortigern, by marrying his
daughter to him, 98. Takes on him the kingly title, 100. His
feveral battles against the Britons, ibid. 101. His treacherous
flaughter of three hundred British grandees under pretence of
treaty, 101. His death, 103. His race ends with Alric, 155.
Henninus, duke of Cornwal, marries Regan, daughter of king Leir,

iv. 15.

Henry II, reigned together with his fon, iii. 261.

Henry VIII, on what account he began the reformation in this
kingdom, ii. 56.


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