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of high treason, p. 90–93. Of the dissimulation of
Cromwell. Proofs of it. Its reconcileab eness with ena
thufiasm, aud other principles held by him. Politicians

dispense with the rules of morality. Reflections thereon,

p. 94-106. Of the self-denying ordinanie Reasons

in which it was founded - Cromwell's Speech in its fa-

vour - Whitlock's against it - RefleEtions thereon,

p. 107–119. Cromwell by various votes exempted

from the self-denying ordinance~ Mistakes of Lord

Clarendon, p. 120–126. Of the baʻtle of Naseby-

Copies of original le:ters relating to it-Fatal to Charles I.

p. 127--133. Rewards beslowed by the parliament on

Cromwell for his services Complaints of "ffices and

preferments being sared among members of Parliament

Reflections thereon, p. 134-138.

Character of Fairfax---Ambition of Cromwell— Major

Huntington's account of his principles and practices

Vindicated by Milton, p. 139-155. The army, by

the instigation of Cromwell, grow mutinous-Refuse to

disband-Cause the parliament to erase out of their jour-

nals what was displeasing to them, p. 156–166.

Cornet Joyce seizes the King at Holmby-His Majesty

refuses to return back-Relies on his supposed interest in

the army. Mistakes of Clarendon and Perincheif,

p. 167–170.

Cromwell breaks off all thoughts of friendship with Charles

- Reasons of it- Reflections thereon, p. 171-180.

Cromwell defeats the Welch and Scots wha appeared in

behalf of the King--- His Majesty by the army is seized at

Newport, and carried to Hurst Castle-The house of

commons purged--Petition of Colonel Pride's regiment to

Fairfax-Spirit of the English royalists---Cromwell

thanked by the parliament, p. 181-190.

The reasons alledged for purging the house of commons by

Goodwin, Milton, and others. Refieétions thereon.

An apo ogy for Cromwell, p. 191–203.

Cromwell has a principal hand in the death of Charles.

Proofs of it, p. 204–207.

The execution of Charles loudly exclaimed against, and

Cromwell reproached on the account of it. Reasons given

by his advocates in defence of the deed. The 30th of

. . .... 5


January observed by the English merchants at Dantzick,

in memorialof their deliverance from savery, p. 208-219.

The parliament act with great spirit and vigour. Account

of their proceedings-Publish a declaration in vindication
of their actions Order the great transactions of the com-

monwealth to be published in Latin, French and English,

p. 220–223.

The war in Ireland continued by them. Cromwell ap-

pointed commander in chief in that kingdom. He takes

Drogheda and puts the garrison to the word. Refiec-

tions thereon. Ireland reduced. The gallant spirit of

Lieutenant General Ludlow, p. 224-233.

The Scots oppose the execution of Charles. Charles II. takes

the covenant and is crowned in Scotland. The Scots
prepare to invade England. --Fairfax resigns his com-
million. Cromwell appointed general in his room.-Sets
forward for Scotland-The battle of Dunbar-Joy of
the friends of Cromwell and the commonwealth. Charles IÍ.

marches to Worcester-Is totally overthrown--Scotland

wholly subdued. Honours paid to Cromwell, p. 234-


Rise and progress of the quarrel with the Dutch—The par.

liament send ambassadors to the States-Substance of their

embasy-Behave with great spirit-St. John's speech at

their departure-War commences between the two na-

tions-Declaration of the parliament hereupon-Patrio-

tism and disinterestedness of Sir Henry Vane-Parliament

concerned for the honour and interest of the nation--Their

demands from the Dutch, p. 252-271.

Vaft designs imputed to the commonwealih of England -

Courted by all nations.-Obtains the highest reputation,

p. 272-277.

An act of oblivion passed by the parliament - Cromwell hu-

mane and benevolent, p. 278--280.

Of the navigation act. Praised by Sir Josias Child,

p. 281.

Parliament projeets an union with Scotland. Cromwell

finishes it. Superiorities, lordships and jurisdictions abo-

lished. Remarks on Mr. Dalrymple’s censure of Crom-

well, p. 284-287.

Parliament proposes the new modelling the representation in


· parliament. The Reps taken by them in it. Their plan

excellent, p. 288–293.

Parliament attempts to reform the law, enact all law-pro-

ceedings to be in the English tongue, p. 294–296.

The best pens fought out and rewarded by the parliament for

writing in behalf of civil and religious liberty. Of

Milton, Nedham, the Parkers and others, p. 297–305.

Of the provision made for the flate clergy and univerfiies-

Bishops, and dean and chapters lands sold Of ecclefiafti-
cal Revenues-- Produce of the sale of the bishops lands in
the province of York. Chancellor Oxenstiern admires

the great actions of the parliament, Mr. Humne cenjured,

p. 306-315.

Cromwell puis a period for a time to the commonwealth

Discourse between him and Whitlock cncerning his
taking on him the Kingship. Account of his turning the

members out of the house - Genjured by Whitlock, and

Ludlow, p. 316-323

Fustifications of Cromwell by himself and his apologists on

this headRemarks thereon-Cromwell and the com-

inonwealth leaders characterised by Dr. Warburton,

p. 324-329.

Cromwell constitutes a council of fate and calls a parlia-

ment-Account of their proceedings. Lord Clarendon's

representation of them virulent and falfe.- Hatred of ec-

clefiastics---Parliament resign back their power into the

hands of Cromwell. Remarks thereon, p. 320-340.

Cromwell assumes the title of Lord Protectir-Of the in-

jirament of government --The Protectir endeavours to

juftify bimself to the army-Rea ons given for the new

Jeitlement His government, at firs, almost universally

acquiefied in, p. 341-351.

Cromwell rivals the greatest of cur monarchs in glory, and

inukes himself courted and dreaded by the nations around

bim. Proofs of it, p. 352_-361.

Cromwell gives peace to be Durch-Conditions of it,

p. 362-365.

Of the midols struck by the Dutch, and the poetical pane-

gries madle on Oliver on this occasion by the universities

of Oxford and Cambridge, p. 366-369.

of the negotiations betiveen England, France and Spain-


Cromwell censured by various writers for entering into

a war with Spain, and leaguing with France - Rea-

jons in behalf of his conduct on this occafion-A picture

of Lewis XIV. in miniature-Cromwell's irresolution

and delay juftly blameworthy, p. 370-385.

Account of the expedition to Hispaniola-Reafons of the ill

success there, p. 386–389.

Of the taking and settling of Jamaica --Cromwell's en.

de avaurs to settle it--A remarkable letter written by him

to Major General Fortescuen-Importance of Jamaica

to Great Britain, p. 390-395.

Gallant a&tions performed by Admiral Blake-His magni-

ficent burial - His excellent character- His body taken

up and buried in a pit.--Politeness and humanity intro-

duced by the Refloration, p. 396-399

Dunkirk taken by the French, and immediately put into the

poffeffion of the English-Remarks on an Anecdote of Dr.

Welwood's-The great use of state papers, p. 400-

· 403. . .

Cromwell interposes in behalf of the Vaudois - Protestantism

vindicated from the ridicule and misrepresentation of some
late writers.-- Cruel usage of the Vaudois-—The Protec-

tor orders a colle&tion through the kingdom for a fupply of

their neceffties-- Account of the negotiations carried on by

him abroad for the redress of their grievances, p. 404-


Mr. Morland's panegyric or Cromwell-Other panegyrics

on bim, p. 412-416.

Ill character given of courts-Cromwell's distinguished by

its fobriety and decency, p. 417–419.

The benches filled with able and honest judges-An account

of them, p. 420.

Cromwell seeks out every where for men of abilities, and

gives them proper employment, p. 422-427.

Pavours learning, and is munificent to such as excell in

science, p. 428-430.

Makes use of the method of kindness and condescension to his

enemies, p. 431–434..

Of the revenue of Cromwell-force of economy, p. 435:

Of the faults in Cromwell's government-Cruel edi&t against

the episcopal clergy, p. 436-439.


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