« PreviousContinue »
Sweden, king of. See Charles Gustavus.
Swithred, the laft king of the Eaft-Saxon kingdom, driven out by
Ecbert the Weft-Saxon, iv. 150, 161.
Switzerland, letter to their evangelical cantons from the English
commonwealth, iv. 363. From Oliver, 385, 394, 449.
TACITUS, falfely quoted by Salmafius, iii. 228. One of the
greatest enemies to tyrants, ibid.
Tarentum, prince of, Oliver's letter to him, iv. 377.
Tarquins, enemies to the liberty of Rome, iii. 416.
Taximagulus, a petty British king, one of the four that affaulted
Cæfar's camp, iv. 37.
Tenuantius, one of the fons of Lud has Cornwall allotted him, iv.
23. Made king after the death of Caffibelan, 40.
Tenure of Kings and Magiftrates, ii. 271.
Tertullian, his opinion of divorce, ii. 220.
Tetrachordon, on the four chief Places in Scripture treating of
Marriage, or Nullities in Marriage, ii. 111.
Teudric, a warlike king of Britain, faid to have exchanged his crown
for a hermitage, iv. 116. To have taken up arms again in aid
of his fon Mouric, ibid.
Theobald, the brother of king Ethelfrid, flain at Degfastan, iv. 122.
Theodore, a monk of Tarfus, ordained bishop of Canterbury, iv.
140. By his means the liberal arts and the Greek and Latin
tongues flourished among the Saxons, ibid.
Theodofius, the emperor, held under excommunication for eight
months, by St. Ambrose, bishop of Milan, i. 52. His law con-
cerning divorce, ii. 225. Decreed the law to be above the em-
peror, iii. 94.
Theodofius, fent over by Valentinian, enters London victoriously,
iv. 74, 75. Sends for Civilis and Dulcitius, 75.
lentinus a Pannonian confpiring against him, ibid.
applause to Valentinian, ibid.
Theodofius, the fon of the former, preferred to the empire, iv. 76.
Overcomes and flays Maximus, ufurping the empire, ibid.
Thurfert, and divers other Danith lords, fubmit to king Edward the
elder, iv. 188.
Tiberius, his cruel wifh, i. 94. Had no right to the fucceffion,
Timothy, received ordination by the hands of the presbytery, i. 93.
Not bishop of any particular place, 187.
Tingoefia, difcovered by the Ruffians, iv. 284. Manners of the
Tithes, why to be abolished under the Gospel, iii. 354, &c. Dif.
allowed by foreign proteftants, 354. Authorities brought by
the advocates for tithes, 357.
Titilus, fucceeds his father Uffa in the kingdom of the East-angles,
Togodumnus, the fecond fon of Cunobeline, fucceeds in the king-
dom, iv. 41. Is overthrown by Aulus Plautius, 42. Slain in
Toledo, council of, allow of no caufe of divorce, except for fornica-
tion, ii. 251.
Toleration, of differences not fundamental, recommended, i. 326.
Tofti, the fon of Godwin, made earl of Northumberland, in the
room of Siward, iv. 245. He fwears brotherhood with Malcolm,
king of Scotland, 246. Goes to Rome with Aldred, bishop of
York, ibid. The Northumbrians expel him, 247. A ftory of
great outrage and cruelty, committed by him at Hereford, 248.
Driven out of the country by Edwin and Morcar, 252. Joining
with Harold Harvager, king of Norway, against his brother, is
flain together with Harvager in the battle, 254.
Tours city, whence named, iv. 10.
Trade flourishes moft in free commonwealths, iii. 428.
Traditions of the church, diffonant from the doctrine of the apoftles,
in point of epifcopacy, i. 72, 73. Counted nearly equal to the
written word in the ancient church, ii. 166. Strictly com-
manded to be rejected, iv. 259.
Trajan, his fpeech to the general of his pretorian forces, ii. 280.
iii. 249. Pliny's compliment to him, 230.
Tranfilvania, prince of, Oliver's letter to him, iv. 380.
Trebellius Maximus, fent into Britain in the room of Petronius Tur-
pilianus, iv. 55.
Trinity, arian and focinian notions of the, iv. 262.
Trinobantes, fall off from Caflibelan, submit to Cæfar, and recom-
mend Mandubratius to his protection, iv. 36. With the Ice-
nians rife up against the Romans, 51.
True Religion (Of), Herefy, Schifm, Toleration, and the best Means
against the Growth of Popery, iv. 259.
Truth, the daughter of Heaven, nurfed up between the doctrine and
difcipline of the Gofpel, i. 67. Love of truth, true eloquence,
268. Errours of fervice to the attainment of, 298. Of her
coming into the world, and her treatment there, 319. Needs
no ftratagem to make her victorious, 327. According to Zoro-
babel, the ftrongest of all things, iii. 90. Truth and juftice
Tullius Marcus, no friend to kings, iii. 139.
Extols the killing of
Cæfar in the fenate, 231, 253. Affirms that all power proceeds
from the people, 268.
Tumults, at Whitehall, not fo dangerous as thofe at Sechem, ii,
421. Who the probable caufe of them, ibid. The effects of
an evil reign, 422.
Turkil, a Danish earl, affaults Canterbury, but is bought off, iv.
214. He fwears allegiance to king Ethelred, that under that
pretence he might stay and give intelligence to Swane, 216. He
leaves the English again, and joins with Canute, 219. His
greatness fufpected by Canute, he is banished the realm, 227.
Turkitel, a Danish leader, fubmitting to king Edward, obtains leave
of him to go and try his fortune in France, iv. 186.
Turks, what privileges they enjoy. iii. 82.
Tuscany, great duke of, fee Ferdinand.
Typographical luxury complained of by Milton, I. xxx.
Tyranny, the oppofers of it defcribed, i. 248.
Tyrants, reafons for punishing them, ii. 271, &c. What they are,
284. Held not only lawful, but glorious and heroic to kill them,
by the Greeks and Romans, 285. Inftances of feveral punished
in the Jewith times, ibid. 287. How they have been treated in
christian times, 287. Fear and envy good men, iii. 34. More
commendable to depofe than to fet up one, 149. Examples of
feveral depofed and put to death by christians, 203, &c. Sub-
mitted to by neceffity only, 216. Divine honours afcribed to
fuch as killed them by the Grecians, 225. Definition of a ty-
rant by Aristotle, 301. Eafily extirpated in Greece and Rome,
VALENTINIAN, his law of divorce, ii. 225.
Sends over feveral
deputies fucceffively into this ifland, iv. 74.
Valerius Afiaticus, vindicates the killing Caligula, iii. 232.
Valerius Publicola, for what reafon he devised the Valerian law, iii.
Vane, Charles, fent as agent from the English commonwealth to
Lisbon, iv. 329.
Vatablus, his opinion of divorce, ii. 146.
Vectius Bolanus, fent into Britain in the room of Trebellius Maxi-
mus, iv. 55.
Vellocatus, married by Cartifmandua, iv. 48.
Venice, letters to the duke and fenate, from the English council of
ftate, iv. 343, 359. Others from Oliver, 391, 439.
Venutius, a king of the Brigantes, deferted by his wife Cartifmandua,
iv. 48. He rights himself against her by arms, ibid. Makes
war fuccefsfully against thofe taking part with his wife, 49.
Verannius, fucceeds A. Didius in the Britifh wars, iv. 49.
Vefpafian, fighting under Plautius against the Britons, is rescued
from danger by his fon Titus, iv. 44. For his emiment fervices
here, he receives triumphal ornaments at Rome, ibid.
Uffa, erects the kingdom of the Eaft-angles, iv. 105. From him.
his fucceffors called Uffings, ibid.
Victorinus, a Moor, appeafes a commotion in Britain, iv. 69.
Victorinus, of Tolofa, made prefect of this ifland, iv. 77:
Vittred, the fon of Ecbert, obtaining the kingdom of Kent, fettles
all things in peace, iv. 143. After 34 years reign, he deceaseth,
Videna, flays her fon Porrex in revenge of her other fon Ferrex,
Vigenius and Peredure, expelling their brother Elidure, fhare the
kingdom between them, iv. 21.
Virgil, mifquoted for the unlimited power of kings, iii. 136, 137.
Virius Lupus, has the north part of the government affigned him
by Severus the emperor, iv. 66.
Virtue, ever highly rewarded by the ancient Romans, iv. 44. The
only foundation of true liberty, vi. 441.
Ulfketel, duke of the Eaft-angles, fets upon the Danes with great
valour, iv. 212. His army defeated through the fubtlety of a
Danish fervant, 215. He is flain with feveral other dukes, at
the fatal battle of Affandune, 223.
Ulpius Marcellus, fent lieutenant into Britain by Commodus, ends
the war by his valour and prudence, iv. 65.
United Provinces, fee States.
Vortigern, his character, iv. 95. Advised by his council to invite in
the Saxons against the Scots and Picts, ibid. He bestows upon
Hengift and the Saxons, the Ifle of Thanet, 97. Then all Kent
upon a marriage with Rowen, Hengift's daughter, 98. Con-
demned in a fynod for inceft with his daughter, he retires to
a caftle in Radnorfhire, 99. His fon Guortimer dead, he re-
fumes the government, 101. Drawn into a fnare by Hengist,
ibid. Retiring again, is burnt in his tower, 102.
Vortipor, reigns in Demetia, or South Wales, iv. 114.
Vows, remarks on those of king Charles, iii. 71.
Urianus, reckoned in the number of ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Uther Pendragon, thought to be the fame with Natanleod, iv. 104.
Utbred, fubmits himfelf with the Northumbrians to Swane, iv.
217. To Canute, 221. He is flain by Turebrand a Danish
lord, ibid. His victory over Malcolm king of Scots, ibid.
Uxbridge, attack at Brentford, during the treaty there, iii. 48.
Uzziah, thruft out of the temple for his opinioned zeal, iii. 26.
Thruft out of the temple as a leper by the priests, 145. Ceafed
to be king, ibid.
WALDENSES, denied tithes to be given in the primitive church,
iii. 364. Maintained their minifters by alms only, 382.
Wedlock, expofition of several texts of Scripture relating to it, ii.97.
when unfit, ungodly, and difcordant, to be diffolved by divorce,
193. See Marriage, &c.
Wen, fable of the Wen, head and members of the body, i. 36.
Wefembechius, his opinion concerning divorce, ii. 236.
Weftfriezland, letter from the protector Richard, to the states of
that province, v.6.
Westminster-Abbey, rebuilt and endowed by Edward the confeffor,
Weft-Saxon kingdom, by whom erected, iv. 105. Weft-Saxons,
and their kings converted to the chriftian faith by Berinus, 133.
Wibba, fucceeds Crida in the Mercian kingdom, iv. 116.
Wickliffe, before the bishops in the reformation, i. 206.
Wilbrod, a prieft, goes over with 12 others to preach the Gospel in
Germany, iv. 145. Countenanced by Pepin, chief regent of
the Franks, and made firft bifhop of that nation, ibid.
Wilfred, bifhop of the Northumbrians, deprived by Ecfrid of his
bishopric, wanders as far as Rome, iv. 141. Returning, plants
the Gospel in the Ifle of Wight, and other places affigned him,
ibid. Has the fourth part of that island given him by Kedwalla,
which he bestows on Bertwin, a prieft, his fifter's fon, 142.
Wilfrida, a nun, taken by force, and kept as a concubine by king
Edgar, iv. 202.
William the Conqueror, fwears to behave as a good king ought to do,
iii. 263. iv. 257. Remarkable law of Edward the confeffor,
confirmed by him, iii. 284. Honourably entertained by king
Edward, and richly difmiffed, iv. 241. He betroths his daugh-
ter to Harold, who fwears to affift him to the crown of England,
249. Sending after king Edward's death, to demand perform-
ance of his promife, is put off with a flight answer, 252. He
lands with an army at Haftings, 254. Overthrows Harold,
who, with his two brothers, is flain in battle, 256. Crowned
at Westminster by Aldred, archbishop of York, 257.
William of Malmsbury, a better hiftorian than any of his predecef-
fors, iv, 148. His account of the diffoluteness of manners, both
of the English clergy and laity, 257, 258.
Willowby, fir Hugh, made admiral of a fleet, for the discovery of
the northern parts, iv. 300. Puts into Arzina in Lapland, where
he and his company perifh with cold, 301.
Winchester, by whom built, iv. 13.
Wine, if prohibited to be imported, might prevent drunkenness, ii.
Wipped, a Saxon earl, flain at a place called Wippedsfleot, which
thence took its denomination, iv. 101.
Withgar, fee Stuf
Withgarburgh, in the Isle of Wight, the burial-place of Withgar,
Withlaf, the fucceffor of Ludiken, vanquished by Ecbert, to whom
all Mercia becomes tributary, iv. 161.
Wologda, in Ruffia, winter and fummer churches there, iv. 275.
Wolves, when and by whom rooted out of England, iv. 200.
Woman, that the should give law to man, faid to be awry from the
law of God and nature, iv. 20.
Writing, freedom of it to be allowed, i. 286, 315. The restraint
of it a difcouragement to learned and religious men, 316. See