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Caraufius, grown rich with piracy, poffeffes himfelf of this island, iv. 69. He fortifies the wall of Severus, 70. In the midst of the great preparations of Conftantius Chloius against him, he is flain by his friend Alectus, 71.

Carinus, fent by his father Carus the emperor, to govern Britain, is overcome and flain by Dioclefian, iv. 69.

Carlisle, by whom and when built, iv. 13. Cartifmandua, queen of the Brigantes, delivers Caractacus bound to the Romans, iv. 46. Deferts her husband Venutius, and gives both herself and kingdom to Vellocatus, one of his fquires, 48. Carvilius, the first Roman who fought divorce, and why, ii. 125.


Carvilius, a petty king in Britain, with three others, affaults the Roman camp, iv. 37.

Caryl, Mr. (author of the comment on Job) remarks on his conduct as a licenfer, ii. 244.

Caffibelan, one of the fons of Heli, gains the kingdom by common confent, iv. 23. Generofity to his brother's fon, ibid. Heads the Britons against Julius Cæfar and the Romans, 34. He is deferted by the Trinobantes, and why, 36. Yields to Cæsar, 37. Dies, and is buried at York, 38.

Caffius, how treated for killing Caligula, iii. 232.

Cataracta, an ancient city in Yorkshire, burnt by Arnred a tyrant,

iv. 152.

Catellus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Cathay, defcription of that country and inhabitants, iv. 285, 286. Cavaliers, fome account of them, ii. 467.

Cerdic, a Saxon prince lands at Cerdic-fhore, and overthrows the Britons, iv. 104. Defeats their king Natanleod in a memorable battle, ibid. Founds the kingdom cf the Weft Saxons, 105. See Kerdic.

Ceremonies, oppose the reason and end of the Gospel, i. 126. Fruftrate the end of Chrift's coming in the flesh, 128.

Chancelor, Richard, his arrival at Moscow, and reception there, iv.


Chaplains, what they are, iii. 65.

Charity, the fulfilling of the law, i. 337.-and mutual forbearance, means to abate popery, iv. 267.


Charles I cenfured for diffolving parliaments, ii. 399. Remarks on his devotion, 405, 406. How attended to the house of commons, 47. His conduct towards the Irish rebels, iii. 12. indecent behaviour in the playhouse, &c. 198. Charged with poifoning his father, 237. With feveral irregular actions, 282, &c. His flight to the lfle of Wight, vi, 430.

Charles II declared he would never pardon those who put his father to death, though this was faid to be his father's dying injunction, vi. 419.

Charles V, how he deceived many German cities, iii. 10.




Charles Guftavus, king of Sweden, letters from Oliver to, iv. 375, 382, 395, 400, 405, 415, 419, 431, 444, 458. From Richard the protector, v. 2, 3, 4, 5. From the parliament restored, 9.

Chastity, the defence of it recommended, i. 224.
Chaucer, his character of the priests of his time, i. 27, 34.
Cheek, fir John, his teftimony concerning Martin Bucer, ii. 65.
Cherin, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Chrift, his method of inftructing men, i. 230. His manner of
teaching, ii. 248. Never exercised force but once, iii. 343.
Christenings, reasons against taking fees for them, iii. 369.
Christiern, king of Denmark, his bloody revenge, ii. 302.
Christian faith, received in Britain by king Lucius, iv. 64. Said to
have been preached by Faganus and Deruvianus, ibid. Others
fay long before by Simon Zelotes, or Jofeph of Arimathea, ibid.
Upon what occafion preached to the Saxons, 118, 119.
Chriftians, primitive, all things in common among them, ii. 192.

Their behaviour to tyrants, iii. 204, 205.

Chriftina, queen of Sweden, letter to her from the English commonwealth, iv. 341. Her character, vi. 396.

Chryfanthus, the son of Marcianus a bishop, made deputy of Britain

by Theodofius, iv. 76.

Chryfoftom, St. was an admirer of Ariftophanes, i. 291. His explanation of St. Paul's epistle relating to obedience to the higher powers, iii. 174, 271.

Church, Of the Reformation of the Difcipline of, in England, and the causes that have prevented it, i. 1. The likelieft means to remove hirelings out of the, iii. 348.

Church, not to be reformed while governed by prelates, i. 83. Its conftitution and fabric fet out in the prophecy of Ezekiel, 85. When able to do her great works upon the unforced obedience of men, it argues a divinity about her, 130, 131. Her humility procures her the greatest respect, 131. Defign of the prelates in calling the church our mother, 201. Demands our obedience when fle holds to the rules of fcripture, iii. 81. Excommunicates not to destruction, 344. Will not ceafe to perfecute till it ceases to be mercenary, vi. 440.

Church of England, honours and preferments fhould not be the incitements to her fervice, i. 195. 197. Difference between the church of Rome and her, iii. 81. Maintains that the word of God is the rule of true religion, and rejects implicit faith, iv. 260.

Church-difcipline, dangerous to be left to man's invention, i. 84. Church-government, its form prefcribed in the Gofpel, i. 80, 84. Not to be patterned by the law, 89. Its government by prelates fofters papifts and idolaters, 112. Its corrupted eftate both the cause of tumult and civil wars, ibid. Its functions to be free and open to any christian man, 138.


Churchmen, fometimes preach their own follies, not the Gospel, i. 255. Time-fervers, covetous, &c. 256. Their deficiency in the Latin, Greek, and Hebrew learning, 257. Their weaknefs, in calling on the civil magiftrate to affift them, iii. 334. By whom to be maintained, 369. Lived at firft upon, the benevolence of their hearers, 381.

Cicero, an enemy to tyranny, iii. 139. Approves the killing of Cæfar, iii. 231. 253. Affirms that all power proceeds from the people, 268.

Cingetorix, a petty king in Britain, affaults the Roman camp, iv. 37. Is taken prifoner by Cæfar, ibid.

Claudius, the emperor, is perfuaded by Bericus, though a Briton, to invade this ifland, iv. 41. Sends Aulus Plautius hither with an army, ibid. He comes over himself and joins with Plautius, 43. Defeats the Britons in a fet battle, and takes Camalodunum, ibid. Returns to Rome, leaving Plautius behind, ibid. He has exceffive honours decreed him by the fenate, ibid. Clemens Alexandrinus, no authority for bithops being above prefbyters, to be found in his works, i. 73. His counsel to the prefbyters of Corinth, 108.

Clergy, fhould be patterns of temperance, and teach us to contemn the world, i. 147. Advised not to gape after preferments, 193. Their condition in England, vi. 421.

Clergy, British, their bad character by Gildas, iv. 112.
Cliguellius, an ancient British king, iv. 23.

Clodius Albinus fucceeds Pertinax in the government of Britain for the Romans, iv. 65. Is vanquished and flain in a battle against Septimus Severus, 66.

Cloten, reigned king of Cornwall, iv. 17.
Clotenus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Cloud, one fometimes fiery, fometimes bloody; feen over all England, iv. 206.

Coillus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.

Coilus, the fon of Marius, leaves the kingdom to Lucius, iv. 64. Colafterion, a defence of the doctrine and difcipline of divorce, fo

called, ii. 240.

Comail, and two other British kings, flain by Keaulin, and his fon Cuthwin, iv. 115.

Comet, one feen in August 678, in manner of a fiery pillar, iv. 141. Two appear about the fun, 146. Portending famine, and the troubled state of the whole tealm, 204. Or blazing ftar, feen to ftream terribly over England, and other parts of the world, 251. Comius of Arras, fent by Cæfar to make a party among the Britons,

iv. 28.

Commodus, flain by his own officers, declared an enemy to his country, iii. 233

Commons, with the king, make a good parliament, iii. 267. 277. Their grant to K. Richard II, and K. Henry IV, 283..


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, vanquished 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. Displacing Gerontius, is opposed 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 son 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 displeasure, 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 such 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 ambassadors, &c. iv. 351.


Councils and Fathers, an intangled wood, which papists 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 bishops concur in setting afide the princesses
Mary and Elizabeth, i. 7.

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

Criminal, more juft to try one by a court of juftice, 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 those 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 Dorchefter, 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 fettled, 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. A king of Kent of the fame name, 159.

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

Cuthwin, fee Keaulin.

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


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