Page images

Commonwealth, of England, more equally balanced than any other civil government, i. 47. Means propofed to heal the ruptures in it, iii. 393. A free Commonwealth delineated, 398. Reafons for establishing one, 401, &c. Comes nearest to the government recommended by Chrift, 408. Preferable to monarchy, 438.

Conanus, Aurelius, an ancient British king, iv. 114.

Condidan, a British king, vanquifhed and flain, iv. 115. Confcience, not to be forced in religious matters, iii. 319, &c. Conftans, the emperor put to death by the chriftian foldiers, iii. 204. Of a monk made emperor, iv. 78. Reduces Spain, ibid. Difplacing Gerontius, is oppofed by him, and flain, ibid. Conftantine, makes war upon Licinius, and why, iii. 203. Conftantine, the fon of Conftantius Chlorus, faluted emperor after his father's death, iv. 72. His mother faid to be Helena the daughter of Coilus a British prince, ibid. His eldest fon enjoys this ifland, 73. A common foldier of the fame name faluted emperor, 77. By the valour of Edebecus and Gerontius, he gains in France as far as Arles, 78. By the conduct of his fon Conftans, and of Gerontius, he reduces all Spain, ibid. Gerontius difplaced by him, calls in the Vandals against him, ibid. Befieged by Conftantius Comes, he turns prieft, is afterwards carried into Italy, and put to death, 79.

Conftantine, the fon of Cador, fharply inveighed against by Gildas, iv. 113. He is faid to have murdered two young princes of the blood royal, ibid.

Conftantine, king of Scotland, joining with the Danes and Irish under Anlaf, is overthrown by Athelftan, iv. 191, 192.

Conftantius Chlorus fent against Caraufius, iv. 70. Defeats Alectus, who is flain in the battle, 71. Is acknowledged by the Britons as their deliverer, ibid. Divides the empire with Galerius, 72. Dies at York, ibid.

Conftantius, the fon of Conftantine, overcomes Magnentius, who contended with him for the fole empire, iv. 73. Confubftantiation, not a mortal errour, iv. 262,

Contention, in minifters of the Gofpel, fcarce allowable even for their own rights, iii. 350,

Copulation, no longer to be efteemed matrimonial, than it is an effect of love, ii. 140.

Cordeilla's fincere answer to her father, begets his difpleasure, iv. 14. She is married to Aganippus, a king in Gaul, 15. She receives her father, rejected by his other daughters, with most dutiful affection, 16. Reftores him to his crown, and reigns after him, ibid. Vanquished, depofed, and imprifoned by her two fifter's fons, ibid.

Corineus, a Trojan commander, joins forces with Brutus, iv. 10, Slays Imbertus, ibid. Anives with Brutus in this ifland, ibid.


Cornwal from him denominated falls to his lot, ibid. Overcomes
the giant Goemagog, 11.

Corinthians, governed by prefbyters, i. 101. Schifm among them
not remedied by epifcopacy, ibid.

Coronation-Oath, fome words faid to be ftruck out of it, iii. 310.
Covenant, what it enjoined, ii. 375.

Council, General, what their power and employment, iii. 412.
Should be perpetual, 413. Inftances of the perpetuity of fuch a
council among other ftates, 414.

Council, Saxon, of little authority, ii. 252.

Council of nobles and prelates at Caln in Wiltshire, killed and
maimed by the falling in of the room, where they fate, iv. 204.
Council of State, their reply to the Danish ambaffadors, &c. iv. 351.

Councils and Fathers, an intangled wood, which papifts love to fight
in, iv. 259-

Courland, duke of, Oliver's letter to him, iv. 428.

Craig, John, his opinion of kings, ii. 291, 292.

Cranmer, and the other bifhops concur in fetting afide the princeffes
Mary and Elizabeth, i. 7.

Crida, the first of the Mercian kingdom, iv. 115.

Criminal, more juft to try one by a court of justice, than to butcher
him without trial, iii. 121, 122.

Crowns, a clerical debate about the right fhaving them, iv. 139.
Cromwell, his actions compared with thofe of the earl of Ormond,
ii. 367. Envied for his fuccefs in Ireland, 243. His ftate let-
ters, iv. 371. vi. 1.
His character, 432.

Cuichelm, the Weft Saxon, fends Eumerus to affaffinate king
Edwin, iv. 128. Is baptized in Dorchester, but dies the fame
year, 134.

Cullen, council there, voted tithes to be God's rent, iii. 365.
Cunedagius, the fon of Regan, depofeth his aunt Cordeilla, iv. 16.
Shares the kingdom with his coufin Marganus, is invaded by him,
meets him and overcomes him, ibid.

Cuneglas, a British king, reigns one of five a little before the Saxons
were settled, iv. 114.

Cunobeline, fee Kymbeline.

Cutha, helps his father Keaulin againft Ethelbert, iv. 111.
Cuthred, king of the Weft-Saxons, joins with Ethelbald the Mercian
and gains a victory over the Welth, iv. 149. He has a fierce
battle with Ethelbald the Mercian, which he not long furvives,
150. Aking of Kent of the fame name, 159.

Cuthulf, the brother of Keaulin, vanquishes the Britains at Bedan-
ford, and takes feveral towns, iv. 115.

Cuthwin, fee Keaulin.

Cyprian, unwilling to act without the affent of his affiftant laics,
i. 136. Epifcopacy in his time, different front what it has been
fince, 161.



DANAUS, the ftory of him and his fifty daughters, iii. 226.
Danes, first appear in the weit, iv. 154. They flay the king's ga-
therer of customs, ibid. Landing at Lindisfarne in Yorkshire,
they pillage that monaftery, 155. Attempting to spoil another
monaftery, they are cut off by the English, 156. Waste and
deftroy Northumberland, 161. They wafte Shepey in Kent,
and engage with Ecbert, near the river Carr, 164. Are put
to flight by Ecbert, 165. Their various fuccefs in the reign of
Ethelwolf, ibid, &c. Many great battles between them and the
English in the reign of Ethelred, 171. Their whole army being
defeated, they are brought to terms by king_Alfred, 177. In
the fame king's reign, feveral vaft fleets of Danes arrive with
fresh fupplies, 177-181. Many thousands dettroyed at Col-
chefter, and in their retreat from Maldon, 187. A vaft army
of them overthrown by king Athelftan, 192. Maffacred by the
English in all parts of the land in the reign of king Ethel-
red, 210.

Danish ambaffadors, anfwers to them from the council of state, iv.

Danius, reckoned emong the ancient British kings, iv. 20.
Dantzick, complained of, for impofing a tribute on the English
merchants, for relief of the king of Scots, iv. 337. Oliver's
letter to the confuls and fenators of that republic, 429.

David, his exclamation in the 51ft Pfalm explained, ii. 280. Ab-
folved by God himself from the guilt of his fin, iii. 152. His
conduct towards Saul, accounted for, 191. Compared with
king Charles, 198.

Dedication, Remarks on one to our Saviour, i. 214.

Dee, John, the mathematician, invited to Mofcow, iv. 310.
Defence of the people of England against Salmafius, iii. 103. In
the original Latin, v. 37. Second, against an anonymous
writer, vi. 361. In the original Latin, v. 197. Of the author
against Alexander More, in Latin, 269.

Deira, kingdom of, in Northumberland, fet up by Alla, the Weft-
Saxon, iv. 110. 115.

Demetrius Evanovich, emperor of Ruffia, an impoftor, dragged out
of his bed, and pulled to pieces, iv. 295.

Denmark, king of, fee Frederick III.

Deodate, Charles, letters to, i. vi. viii. xvi.
Deruvianus, fee Faganus.

Digreffion, concerning the affairs of church and ftate, in 1631,
iv. 81, &c.

Dinothus, abbot of Bangor, his fpeech to bishop Auftin, iv. 124.
Dioclefian, a king of Syria, and his fifty daughters, faid to have been
driven upon this island, iv. 4.

Dioclefian, the emperor, perfecutes his chriftian fubjects, iv. 72%


Diodorus, his account how the Ethiopians punish criminals, iii. 221.
-of the fucceffion to kingdoms, 256.

Diogenes, his delineation of a king, iii. 224.

Dionyfius, Alexandrinus, commanded in a vifion to read any books
whatever, i. 297.

Dis, the first peopler of this ifland, as fome fabulously affirm, the
fame with Samothes, iv. 3.

Difciples, of Chrift, their faying relating to marriage, explained,

ii. 204.

Difcipline, in the church, neceffary to remove diforder, i. 80. Its
definitive decrees to be speedy, but the execution of rigour flow,

Difpenfation, what it is, ii. 15.

Divines, Advice to them not to be difturbers of civil affairs, ii.

Divorce, arguments for it, addreffed to the parliament and affem-
bly, i. 332, &c. Indifpofition, unfitness, or contrariety of
mind, a better reason for it than natural frigidity, 347. Reasons
for it, 349, 353, 356, 357, 359, 369, 371, 372, 373. An ido-
latrous heretic to be divorced, when no hope of converfion, 361.
To prohibit divorce fought for natural caufes, is against nature,
369. Chrift neither did nor could abrogate the law of divorce,
ii. 1. Permitted for hardness of heart, not to be understood by
the common expofition, 4. How Mofes allowed of it, 20.
The law of divorce not the premises of a fucceeding law, 27. A
law of moral equity, 30. Not permitted, from the custom of
Egypt, 31. Mofes gave not this law unwillingly, ibid. Not
given for wives only, 36. Chrift's fentence concerning it, how
to be expounded, 40. To be tried by confcience, 53. Not to
be reftrained by law, 58. Will occafion few inconveniences,
ibid. No inlet to licence and confufion, 150. The prohibition
of it avails to no good end, 160. Either never established or
never abolished, 170. Lawful to chriftians for many causes
equal to adultery, 230. Maintained by Wiclef, Luther, and
Melancthon, ibid. 231. By Erafmus, Bucer, and Fagius, 232.
By Peter Martyr, Beza, and others, 233-236. What the an-
cient churches thought of divorce, 84. St. Paul's words con-
cerning it, explained, 89. Commanded to certain men, 90.
Being permitted to God's ancient people, it belongs also to Chrif-
tians, ibid. Allowed by Chrift for other caufes befide Adul-
tery, 95. For what cause permitted by the civil law, 96.
Allowed by chriftian emperors, in cafe of mutual confent, 102.
Why permitted to the Jews, 251. Why Milton wrote on the
fubject, vi. 405.

Doctrine and Difcipline of Divorce, i. 332. Judgment of Martin
Bucer, concerning, ii. 64. Defence of that tract, 240, &c.
Arguments against it refuted, 246, &c.

Domitian, the killing of him commended by Pliny, iii. 231.


Donaldus, faid to have headed the Caledonians against Septimius
Severus, iv. 68.

Donaldus, king of Scotland, brought to hard conditions by Obert
and Ella, kings of Northumberland, iv. 168.

Downam, bishop, his opinion of the oppofers of the epifcopal go-
vernment, i. 174, 175.

Druids, falfly alleged out of Cæfar to have forbidden the Britons to
write their memorable deeds, iv. 2. Uttering direful pravers,
astonish the Romans, 49, 50. Their destruction in the isle of
Anglesey, anciently Mona, ibid.

Druis, the third from Samothes, fabulously written the most ancient
king in this ifland, iv. 3.

Drunkennefs, how to be prevented, ii. 163.

Duina, river, account of its fall into the fea at Archangel, iv. 274.
Dunstan, fent by the nobles to reprove king Edwy, for his luxury,
iv. 198. Banifhed by the king, and his monaftery rifled, ibid.
Recalled by king Edgar, 199. His miraculous efcape when the
reft of the company were killed by the fall of a house, 204.
His faying of Ethelred, at the time of his being baptized, 206.
His death and character, 207.

Dunwallo Molmutius, fon of Cloten, king of Cornwall, reduces the
whole island into a monarchy, iv. 17. Said to be the firft Bri-
tish king that wore a crown of Gold, ibid. Establishes the Mol-
mutine laws, ibid.

Durfus, king of the Picts, faid to be flain by the joint forces of
the Britons and Romans, iv. 89.

Dutch, fummary of the damages received from them by the Eaft-
India company, iv. 368, 369.


EADBALD falls back to heathenifm, iv. 125. Runs diftracted,
but afterwards returns to his right mind and faith, 126. By
what means it happened, ibid. He gives his fifter Edelburga in
marriage to Edwin, 127. Leaves his fon Ercombert to fucceed,
Eadbert, fhares with his two brothers in the kingdom of Kent, iv.
146. His death, 150. Eadbert, king of Northumberland, after
Kelwolf, wars against the Picts, ibid. Joins with Unuft, king
of the Picts, against the Britons in Cumberland, 151. Forfakes
his crown for a monk's hood, ibid.

Eadbright, ufurping the kingdom of Kent, and contending with
Kenulph the Mercian, is taken prifoner, iv. 157.

Eadburga, by chance poifons her husband Birthric, with a cup
which the had prepared for another, iv. 158. The choice pro-
pofed to her by Charles the great, to whom he fled, ibid. He
affigns her a rich monaftery to dwell in as abbess, ibid. Detected
of unchastity, he is expelled, ibid. And dies in beggary at
Pavia, 159.




« PreviousContinue »