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Massacre, of Paris, owing to the peace made by the protestants with
Charles IX, ii. 302. Irish, more than 200,000 protestants
- murdered in it, 364.
Matrimony, nothing more difturbs the whole life of a Chriftian than
an unfit one, i. 359. See Marriage.
Matth. xix. 3, 4, &c., explained, ii. 170.
Maximianus Herculeus, forced to conclude a peace with Caraufius,
and yield him Britain, iv. 70.
Maximus, a Spaniard, ufurping part of the empire, is overcome at
length and flain by Theodofius, iv, 76. Maximus a friend of
Gerontius, is by him fet up in Spain against Constantine the
Mazarine, cardinal, Oliver's letters to him, iv. 388, 407, 451,452,
453, 457. Richard the protector's, v. 2, 7, 9.
Medina Celi, duke of, letter of thanks to him for his civil treatment
of the English fleet, iv. 336.
Mellitus, Juftus, and others fent with Auftin to the converfion of
the Saxons, iv. 121. He converts the Eaft-Saxons, 123. St.
Paul's church in London built for his cathedral by Ethelred, as
that of Rochester for Juftus, ibid.
Mempricius, one of Brutus's council, perfuades him to haften out
of Greece, iv. 8.
Mempricius and Malim, fucceed their father Madan in the kingdom,
iv. 12. Mempricius treacherously flays his brother, gets fole pof-
feffion of the kingdom, reigns tyrannically, and is at last devoured
by wolves, ibid.
Mercia, kingdom of, firft founded by Crida, iv. 115.
Mercian laws, by whom instituted, iv. 20.
Merianus, an ancient British king, iv. 22.
Micah, his lamentation for the lofs of his Gods, &c. iii. 66, 67.
Military Skill, its excellence confifts in readily submitting to com-
manders orders, i. 81.
Militia, not to be difpofed of without confent of parliament, ii.
Milles, Hermann, letter to, i. xix.
Milton, the author, his account of himself, i. 223, &c. vi. 380, 401.
of his complaint in his eyes, i. xxiv.
Mimes, what they were, i. 216, 217.
Minifter, different from the magiftrate, in the excellence of his end,
i. 140. Duties belonging to his office, ibid. Whether the peo-
ple are judges of his ability, 255.
Minifters, have the power of hinding and loofing, i. 93.
bours reflected on, by licenfing the prefs, 313. How dif-
tinguished in the primitive times from other chriftians, iii. 390.
Minifters, Prefbyterian, account of their behaviour, when the bi-
fhops were preached down, iii. 126.
Minocan, an ancient British king, iv. 23.
Mithridates, why he endeavoured to ftir up all princes against the
Mollo, the brother of Kedwalla, purfued, befet, and burnt in a
house whither he had fled for fhelter, iv. 143. His death re-
venged by his brother, ibid.
Molmutine Laws, what and by whom established in England, iv. 17.
Monarchy, faid to have been first founded by Nimrod, ii. 470.
The ill confequences of readmitting it, iii. 419, &c.
Monk, general, letter to him concerning the establishing of a free
commonwealth, iii. 398.
Monks, invented new fetters to throw on matrimony, ii. 69. Du-
bious relaters in civil matters, and very partial in ecclefiaftic, iv.
79, 80. One thousand one hundred and fifty of them massacred,
Morcar, the fon of Algar, made earl of Northumberland in the
room of Tofti, iv. 248. He and Edwin duke of the Mercians
put Tolti to flight, 252. They give battle to Harold Harvager,
king of Norway, but are worsted, 254. They refuse to set up
Edgar, and at length fwear fidelity to duke William of Nor
Mordred, Arthur's nephew, faid to have given him in a battle his
death wound, iv. 113.
More, Alexander, Defence of the Author againft, v.269. Ac-
count of him, vi. 370.
Morindus, the fon of Elanius by Tangueftela, a valiant man, but
infinitely cruel, iv. 20. Is devoured by a fea monfter, ibid.
Mofco, fertility of the country between this city and Yeraflave, iv.
276. Said to be bigger than London, ibid. Method of travelling
thence to the Cafpian, ibid. Siege of it raised, and peace made
with the Poles, by the mediation of king James, 298.
Mofcovia, defcription of the empire, iv. 273. Exceffive cold in
winter there, ibid. Succeffion of its dukes and emperors, 287,
Mofes, inftructed the Jews from the book of Genefis, what fort
of government they were to be subject to, i. 79. Defigned for
a lawgiver, but Chrift came among us as a teacher, 197. Of-
fended with the prophane fpeeches of Zippora, fent her back to
her father, 363. Why he permitted a bill of divorce, ii. 42.
An interpreter between God and the people, iii. 155. Did not
exercise an arbitrary power, 166.
Moulin, Dr. remarks on his argument for the continuance of bi-
fhops in the English church, i. 206.
Mulmutius. See Dunwallo.
Mufic, recommended to youth, i. 283.
NASSAU, houfe of, hinted at, as dangerous to a commonwealth,
iii. 419. 1
Natanleod, or Nazaleod, supposed the same with Uther Pendragon,
Nations, at liberty to erect what form of government they like, ii.
276, iii. 132. Their beginning why obfcure, iv. 1.
Nazianzen, his with that prelacy had never been, iii. 46.
Nature, her zodiac and annual circuit over human things, ii. 206.
Nero, had no right to the fucceffion, iii. 172. Comparison be-
tween him and king Charles, 237.
Netherlands, faved from ruin by not trusting the Spanish king, ii.
Nonnichia, wife of Gerontius, her refolution and death, iv. 78. Is-
highly praised by Sozomen, ibid.
Nimrod, reputed by ancient tradition, the first that founded mo
narchy, ii. 470.
Ninnius, an author reputed to have lived above 1000 years ago,
Norway, prince Frederic heir of, the council of ftate's letter to him,
iv. 361. Oliver's letter to him, 435-
Newgate, when built, iv. 23, note.
OBEDIENCE, defined, ii. 294.
Ofta, and Ebiffa, Hengift the fon and nephew of, called over by
him, iv. 98. They poffefs themfelves of Northumberland,
Odemira, Conde de, Oliver's letter to him, iv. 413.
Oenus, one in the catalogue of ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Oeric, or Oife, fucceeds his father Hengift in the kingdom of Kent,
and from him the Kentifh kings called Oifcings, iv. 103. He is
otherwise called Efca, 110.
Offa, the fon of Siger, quits his kingdom of the East Saxons to go
to Rome and turn monk, iv. 146, 150.
Offa, defeating and flaying Beornred, becomes king of Mercia
after Ethelbald, iv. 151. He fubdues a neighbouring people
called Haftings, 152. Gets the victory of Alric king of Kent at
Occanford, ibid. Inviting Ethelbrite king of the Eaft-Angles
to his palace, he there treacherously caufes him to be beheaded,
and feizes his kingdom, 155. Had at first enmity, afterwards
league with Charles the Great, 156. He grants a perpetual
tribute to the pope out of every house in his kingdom, ibid. He
draws a trench of wonderous length between Mercia and the
British confines. His death, ibid.
Oldenburgh, count of, letter from the council of state to him, iv;
362. Letters from Oliver to him, 371, 372.
Oldenburgh, Henry, letters to, i. xxii. xxviii. xxxv. xl.
Oliver, the protector, letters written in his name to feveral princes
and potentates, iv. 371, &c. In Latin, vi. 1, &c. His ma-
nifefto against the depredations of the Spaniards, v. 12. In
Latin, vi. 90.
Ordination, whether the order of bifhops to be kept up to perform
it, i. 190. Preaching as holy, and far more excellent, ibid.
Origen, while a layman, expounded the fcriptures publickly, i. 135,
136. Permitted women to marry after divorce, ii. 88. 221.
Oreftes, condemned to death for killing his mother, iii. 94.
Ormond, earl of, articles between him and the Irish, ii. 315. His
letter to colonel Jones, 349. His proclamation of king
Charles II. in Ireland, 354. Remarks on the articles, &c.
Ofbald, a nobleman, exalted to the throne of the Northumbrians
after Ethelred,. iv. 156.
Ofbert, reigns in Northumberland after the laft of the Ethelreds,
iv. 166. Helping the Picts against Donaldus, king of Scotland,
defeats the Scots at Stirlingbridge, with great flaughter, and takes
the king prifoner, 168.
Osfrid, and Eanfrid, the fons of Edwin, converted and baptized,
iv. 131. Osfrid flain, together with his father, in a battle
against Kedwalla, 132.
Ofiris, flain by his brother Typhon, iii. 219.
Oflac, and Cneban, two Saxon earls, flain by Keaulin at Wibban-
dun, iv. III.
Ofmund, king of the South-Saxons, iv. 151.
Ofred, a child, fucceeds Alfrid in the Northumbrian kingdom, iv.
145. He is flain by his kindred, for his vicious life, 146.
Ofred, fon of Alcred, advanced to the kingdom of Northumberland,
after Elfwald, is foon driven out again, iv. 154. Is taken and
forcibly fhaven a monk at York, 155.
Ofric, the fon of Elfric, baptized by Paulinus, fucceeds in the
kingdom of Deira, iv. 132. Turns apoftate, and is flain by
an eruption of Kedwalla, out of a befieged town, ibid. Another
Ofric fucceeds Kenred the fecond, 146.
Ofric, earl of Southampton, and Ethelwolf of Berkshire, beat the
Danes back to their fhips, iv. 170.
Oftorius, fent viceprætor into Britain, in the room of Plautius the
prætor, iv. 44. Routs the Britons, and improves his victory
to the best advantage, ibid. Gives the government of several
cities to Cogidunus, a British king, his ally, 45. Defeats the
Silures under the leading of Caractacus, 46. Has afterwards bad
Offrid, the wife of Ethelred, killed by her own nobles, iv. 145.
Ofwald, brother of Eanfrid, living exiled in Scotland, is there bap-
tized, iv. 132. With a small army utterly overthrows Ked-
walla, 133. Settles religion, and very much enlarges his domi-
nions, ibid. Overcome and flain in battle by Penda, at Maser-
field, now Ofweftre, 134.
Ofwi, fucceeds his brother Ofwald in the kingdom, iv. 134. He
perfuades Sigebert to receive the Chriftian faith, 137. Routs
Penda's vaft army, 138. He fubdues all Mercia, and the
greatest part of the Pictish nation, ibid. Shaken off by the Mer-
cian nobles, and Wulfer fet up in his ftead, 139. His death,
Ofwin, the nephew of Edwin, fhares with Ofwi in the kingdom
of Northumberland, iv. 135. Coming to arms with him, he
is overmatched, and flain by his command, ibid.
Ofwulf, has the crown of Northumberland relinquished to him by
Eadbert, iv. 152. Slain by his own fervants, ibid.
Otha, fucceeds Efca in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 111.
Otter, and Roald, two Danish leaders landing in Devonshire, their
whole forces are scattered, and Roald flain, iv. 186.
Owiga, river, steep water-falls in it, iv. 277.
Oxford, burnt by the Danes, iv. 214.
PANDRASUS, a Grecian king, keeps the Trojans in fervitude,
iv. 6. Is beaten by Brutus, 7.
Paolo, Padre, his judgment concerning the hierarchy of England,
i. 35. Obferves, that books were left to each one's confcience,
to read or lay by, till after the year 800, 293.
Papists, imitating the ceremonial law, fell into fuperstition, i. 92.
Most severe against divorce, yet inoft eafy to all licentioufnels,
Parable, in Luke xiv. 16, &c. explained, iii. 336.
Pareus, his opinion that the gospel requires perfecter obedience than
the law, refuted, ii. 20. His objection against divorce answered,
60. His definition of marriage, 141. Accufes the jefuit Mal-
donatus, 169. His note on the entertainment of the young
man in the gospel, 177.
Parallel, between a king and a mafter of a family, very lame, iii.
Parliament, the abfurdity of calling it a convocation, i. 246. Com-
mendation of their proceedings, 248. Praised for their cou-
rage in punishing tyrants, ii. 301. Their guard difmiffed, and
another appointed, 422. By our old laws, to be held twice a
year at London, 431. Not to be diffolved till grievances are re-
dreffed, 433. What the name originally fignified, iii. 417.
Above all pofitive law, 439. Character of the long parliament
in 1641, iv. 81, &c. Letters of state written in the name of
the, iv. 323-367. v. 9, 10. In Latin, v. 390-432. vi.
88, 89. Cautions on the choice of reprefentatives in, 443-
Paftor, of Chrift's church, his univerfal right to admonifh, i. 165.
For his greatest labours, requires only common neceffaries, 195.
Paftoral Office, the nature and dignity of it, i. 195, 196.
Patriarchate, independent of the crown, affected by fonie prelates,