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Romanus, named among the four fons of Hiftion, fprung of Japhet,

and from him the Romans fabled to be derived, iv. 4.

Rome, chriftian, not fo careful to prevent tyranny in her church, as
pagan Rome was in the ftate, i. 131, 132.

Reffomakka, a beast fo called, ftrange way of bringing forth her
young, iv. 275.

Rowen, the daughter of Hengift, fent for over by her father, iv.
98. She prefents king Vortigern with a bowl of wine by her
father's command, ibid. She is upon the king's demand given
him in marriage, ibid.

Rudaucus, king of Cambria, fubdued in fight, and flain by Dunwallo

Molmutius, iv. 17.
Rudhuddibras, fucceeds his father Leil, and founds Canterbury,
with feveral other places, iv. 13.

Runno, the fon of Peredure, not immediate fucceffor, iv. 22.
Ruffia, ceremony and magnificence of the emperor's coronation,
iv. 291. First discovery of it by the North-eaft, 299. The
English embaffies and entertainments at that court, 303. One
of queen Elizabeth's kinfwomen demanded by the emperor for
a wife, 309. Oliver's letter to the emperor of, iv. 430.
Ruffians, account of their civil government, iv. 277. Their reve-
nues, 278. Military forces and difcipline, 279. Their reli-
gion and marriages, 280. Their burials and manners, 281.
Their habit, and way of travelling, ibid.


SABRA, thrown into the river, (thence called Sabrina) with her
mother Eftrildis, by Guendolen, iv. 12.

Salluft, the chief of the Latin hiftorians, i. xxxiv.
Salmacis, caution against bathing in that ftream, iii. 110.
Salmafius, remarks on his defence of the king, iii. 103, &c. His
opinion of epifcopacy, 112. Was once a counsellor at law, 122.
His complaint that executioners in vizards cut off the king's
head, 125. His definition of a king, 130. Differs from him-
felf in ecclefiaftics and politics, 187. Taxed with receiving a
hundred Jacobufes as a bribe, 215, 269. An advocate for ty-
ranny, 244. Lord of St. Lou, the meaning of that word, 258,
note. His Anglicifms remarked, 269. See Defence of the
People of England.

Samoedia, Siberia, and other countries, fubject to the Muscovites,
defcribed, iv. 282. Manners of the inhabitants, 283.
Samothes, the firft king that hiftory or fable mentions to have peo-
pled this ifland, iv. 3.

Sampfon, kings compared to him, i. 149. Counted it no act of

impiety to kill the enflavers of his country, iii. 191.

Samuel, depofed for the mifgovernment of his fons, ii. 282. His
scheme of fovereignty explained, iii. 138.

Samulius, recorded among the ancient British kings, iv. 22.


Sardanapalus, deprived of his crown by Arbaces, affifted by the
priests, iii. 222.

Saron, the fecond king named among the fucceffors of Samothes,

iv. 3.

Satires, toothlefs, the impropriety of the epithet, i. 244.
Saul, a good king or a tyrant, according as it fuits Salmafius,iii. 192.
Savoy, duke of. See Immanuel.

Saxons, Parliaments in their time had the fupreme power, iii. 273.
Harafs the fouth coaft of Britain, flay Nectaridius, and Bulcoban-
des, iv. 74. Their character, 95. Their original, ibid. Invited into
Britain by Vortigern, aid the Britons against the Scots and Picts,
96. They arrive, led by Hengift and Horfa, 97. They beat
the Scots and Picts near Stamford, ibid. Fresh forces fent them
over, and their bounds enlarged, 98. They waste the land
without resistance, 99. Beaten by Guortimer in four battles,
and driven into Thanet, 100. Affaffinate three hundred Bri-
tons treacherously, and feize Vortigern, 101. Most of them
return into their own country, 102. The reft defeated by Am-
brofius Aurelianus, and the Britons, ibid.

Saxons and Picts. See Pics.

Schifm, the apoftles way to prevent it, i. 105. Mitres the badges
of fchifm, 106. May happen in a true church as well as in a
falfe one, iv. 261.

Schifmatics, thofe only fuch, according to the prelates, who dislike

their abominations and cruelties in the church, i. 104.
Scava, a Roman foldier, his extraordinary bravery in Britain, iv.
29. Is advanced on that account, 30.

Scots writers, their opinion of kings, ii. 291. Nation, by whom
firft mentioned, iv. 68, 69.

Scots, reafons for their ill-treatment of Queen Mary, ii. 292. King
Charles a native king to them. 428.

Scots, Picts, and Attacots, harafs the fouth coaft of Britain, iv. 74.
Overcome by Maximus, 76. Scots poffeffed Ireland firit, and
named it Scotia, 77. Scots and Picts beaten by the Romans,
fent to the aid of the Britons, 88. They make spoil and havock
with little or no oppofition, 90.

Scriptures, only, able to fatisfy us of the divine conftitution of epif-
copacy, i. 60. The only balance to weigh the fathers in, 75.
To be relied on against all antiquity, ibid. To be admired for
their clearness, 80. The juft and adequate measure of truth,
178. Several texts relating to marriage and divorce explained,
ii. 119, &c. Reading the fcriptures diligently, a means to pre-
vent the growth of popery, iv. 267.

Sea overwhelms feveral towns in England, with many thousands of
inhabitants, iv. 218, 219.

Sebbi, having reigned 30 years, takes the habit of a monk, iv. 140.
Sebert, the fon of Sleda, reigns over the Eaft-Saxons by permiffion

of Ethelbert, iv. 123.

Sects and schifms, among us, fhould haften a reformation from
Kk 2


prelacy, i. 109, &c.—and errours, permitted by God to try
our faith, ibid. Sent as an incitement to reformation, ibid.
May be in a true church, as well as in a falfe one, iv. 261.
Authors of them fometimes learned and religious men, 262.
Segonax, one of the four petty kings in Britain that affaulted Cæfar's

camp, iv. 37.

Seius Saturninus, commands the Roman navy in Britain, iv. 63.
Selden, Mr. according to him, errours are of service to the attain-
ment of truth, i. 298.

Selred, the fon of Sigebert the good, fucceeds Offa in the East-
Saxon kingdom, and comes to a violent end, iv. 150.
Senate, or council of flate, propofed, iii. 395 399. Not to be fuc-
ceffive, 413. Complaint from the English fenate to the city of
Hamborough, of the ill ufage of their merchants, iv. 323.
Seneca, his opinion of punishing tyrants, ii. 285. iii. 231. Extor-

tions the Britons, iv. 50.

Septimius Severus, the Roman emperor, arrives with an army in
this ifland, iv. 66. His ill fuccefs against the Caledonians, 67.
Nevertheless goes on and brings them to terms of peace, ibid.
Builds a wall acrofs the ifland, from fea to fea, ibid. They tak-
ing arms again, he fends his fon Antoninus against them, 68.
He dies at York, ibid.

Sermon, remarks on one preached before the lords and commons,

ii. 113.

Sefell, Claudius, his faying of the French parliament, ii. 278.
Severn river, whence named, iv. 12.

Severus, fent over deputy into this island by the emperor Valenti-

nian, iv. 74.

Sexburga, the wife of Kenwalk, driven out by the nobles, iv. 140.
Sexted and Seward, reeftablish heathenifm in Eaft-Saxony, after
the death of their father Scbert, iv. 125, 126. In a fight against
the Britons they perifh with their whole army, 126.
Shaftesbury, by whom built, iv. 13.

Shame, or the reverence of our elders, brothers, and friends, the
greatest incitement to virtuous deeds, i. 136.

Ships, 3600 employed to guard the coasts of England, iv. 199.
Sichardus, his opinion of the power of kings, iii. 145.

Sigeard and Senfred, fucceed their father Sebbi in the Eaft-Saxon

kingdom, iv. 149.

Sigebert, fucceeds his brother Eorpwald in the kingdom of the Eaft-
angles, iv. 134. He founds a school or college, thought to be
Cambridge, and betakes himself to a monaftical life, ibid. 135.
Being forced into the field against Penda, is flain with his kinf-
man Egric, 135-

Sigebert, furnamed the fmall, fucceeds his father Seward king of the
Eaft-Saxons, iv. 137. His fucceffor Sigebert the 2d is perfuaded
to embrace christianity, ibid. Murdered by the confpiracy of



two brethren, ibid. His death denounced by the bishop for eat-
ing with an excommunicated perfon, ibid.

Sigebert, the kinfman of Cuthred, fucceeds him in the Weft-Saxon
kingdom, iv. 150.

Siger, the fon of Sigebert the small, and Sebbi the son of Seward,
fucceed in the government of the Eaft-Saxons after Swithelm's
decease, iv. 139.

Silures, a people of Britain, choose Caractacus for their leader against
the Romans, iv. 45. They continue the war against Oftorius
and others, 47.

Simonift, who the firft in England, iv. 141.

Simon Zelotes, by fome faid to have preached the chriftian faith in

this ifland, iv. 64.

Such an allowance makes

Sin, not to be allowed by law, ii. 5.
God the author of it, Io.

Sifilius, fucceeds Jago, iv. 17.

Sifilius, the fon of Guitheline, fucceeds his mother Martia, iv. 20.
Another of that name reckoned in the number of the ancient
British kings, 22.

Siward, earl of Northumberland, fent by Hardecnute, together
with Leofric, against the people of Worcester, iv. 234. He
and Leofric raife forces for king Edward against earl Godwin,
240. He makes an expedition into Scotland, vanquishes Mac-
beth, and placeth in his ftead Malcolm fon of the Cumbrian
king, 244. He dies at York in an armed posture, 245.
Sleda, erects the kingdom of the Eaft-Saxons, iv. 105.
Smedtymnuus, animadverfions upon the Remonftrant's Defence
againft, i. 153. Author's reafons for undertaking its apology,

Smith, Sir Thomas, in his commonwealth of England, afferts the

government to be a mixed one, iii. 259.

Smith, Sir Thomas, fent ambaffador from king James to the emperor
of Ruffia, iv. 310. His reception and entertainment at Mosco,

Encomium on

Sobietki, John, elected king of Poland, iv. 314.
his virtues and those of his ancestors, 316.
Socinians, their notions of the Trinity, iv. 262.
Soldiers, their duties, vi. 420.

Solomon, his fong, a divine pastoral drama, i. 120.

His counfel to

keep the king's commandment, explained, iii. 134. Compared
with king Charles, 160.

Songs, throughout the law and prophets, incomparable above all
the kinds of Lyric poefy, i. 120.

Sophocles, introduces Tirefias complaining that he knew more than

other men, i. 115.

Sorbonifts, devoted to the Roman religion, quoted by Salmafius, iii.



South-Saxon, kingdom, by whom erected, iv. 104. South Saxons,
on what occafion converted to the chriftian faith, 141.
Sozomen, his account of the primitive bifhops, iii. 43.


a chriftian foldier for killing Julian the apoftate, 205.
Spain, king of, fee Philip IV.

prime minifter of, letter from Oliver to, iv. 374-
Spalatto, bifhop of, wrote against the Pope, yet afterwards turned
papift, i. 203.

Spanheim, remarks on his notions of divorce, ii. 201.
Spanheim, Ezekiel, letter to, i. xxvii.
Spaniards, Manifesto against their depredations, v. 12.

In Latin,

vi. 90.

Spanish ambaffador, letters from the parliament to the, iv. 335, 344,
349, 356, ibid. 365, 367.
Sparta, kings of, fometimes put to death by the laws of Lycurgus,

iii. 94.

Spelman, Sir Henry, condemns the taking of fees at facraments, mar-
riages, and burials, iii. 369.

Spenfer, in his eclogue of May, inveighs against the prelates, i. 197.
His defcription of temperance, 300.

States of the United Provinces, treated by us in an unfriendly man-
ner, from principles instilled by the prelates, i. 38, 39. Oli-
ver's letter to them in favour of the Piedmontois, iv. 383. His
other letters to them on different fubjects, 398, 402, 403, 408,
416, 441, 442.

Staterius, king of Albany, is defeated and flain in fight by Dunwallo
Molmutius, iv. 17.

Stilicho, repreffes the invading Scots and Picts, iv. 76.

Strafford, earl of, an account of his behaviour and conduct, ii. 412.
Who guilty of his death, 416.

Studies, what fort proper for the education of youth, i. 277, &c.
Stuff and Withgar, the nephews of Kerdic, bring him new levies,

iv. 105. They inherit what he won in the Ifle of Wight, 109.
Sturmius, John, his teftimony concerning Martin Bucer, ii. 65.
Subject, of England, what makes one, ii. 294.
Suetonius Paulinus, lieutenant in Britain, attacks the Ifle of Anglesey,

iv. 49.

Suidhelm, fucceeds Sigebert in the kingdom of the Eaft-Saxons, iv.
138. He is baptized by Kedda, ibid.

Sulpitius Severus, what he fays of a king, iii. 219.
Superftition, the greatest of burdens, i. 337.

Swane, makes great devaftations in the weft of England, iv. 211.
He carries all before him as far as London, but is there repelled,
214. Styled king of England, 217. He fickens and dies, 218.
Swane, the fon of earl Godwin, treacherously murders his kinfman
Beorn, iv. 237, 238. His peace wrought with the king by
Aldred bishop of Worcester, 238. Touched in confcience for
the flaughter of Beorn, he goes barefoot to Rome, and returning
home dies in Lycia, 243.


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