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Astley, Sir Jacob, sheriff of Norfolk,
i. 153 n.
" Athena Oxonienses,” passage from,
Atkyns, Alderman, committed to the
King's Bench, i. 113.
Aubigny, Lord, proposes having the
Duke of Gloucester educated in the
Roman Catholic religion at Rome,
Aylesbury, Lord, seconded Lord
Danby's petition, i. 274.
Bacon, Sir Nicholas, writs issued by
him, ii. 23.
Balfour, Sir William, removed from
the governorship of the Tower, i.
Barbadoes planters, petition from, i.
Barnardiston, Sir Samuel, foreman of
· the grand jury, ii. 302.
Barners, Josiah, described as fool of
the play in "England's Confusion,"
Berry, parliament resolved to discharge
him, i. 207.
Bertie, Mr. Peregrine, votes against
the Five-Mile Act, i. 308 n.
Bibliothèque Choisie,"extracts from,
i. 4.6. 17. 24.320 n.; Ï. 45. 330 r.;
Birch, Colonel, appointed one of the
members of the council of state, i.
- Dr. Letter to, ii. 373.
- MSS. Letter in, ii. 373.
Blake (afterwards Admiral), defends
the castle of Taunton, i, 152.
Blaney, Mr. examination of, ii. 181.
Bohemia, Queen of, sums voted to
by the parliament, i. 248.
Bolingbroke, Earl of, signs the peti-
tion to the king, i. 117; opposes the
Corporation Bill, 253; objects to
Lord Shaftesbury's bill, ii. 123.
Bonne, taken by the Prince of Orange,
Booth, Sir George, (afterwards Lord
Delamere,) denied admittance to
the house of commons, i. 202 ;
raises an army in Cheshire, 255;
defeated by Major-gen. Lambert,
ib. ; one of the commissioners to
the king from the commons, 243.
Mr, a witness against Lord
Shaftesbury, ii. 312.
Bordeaux, Mons. the French am-
against Lord Shaftesbury, ii. 131;
ordered to ask his pardon, ib. n.
“ British Empire," passage in, i.
Brodie, Mr. remark in his “ Britislı
Empire," i. 170n.
Bromley, Sir Thomas, writs issued by
him, 183; projected charge against
him, 224 ; called an alderman,
Bulstrode, Sir Richard, extract from
his memoirs, ii. 97.
Burleigh, Lord, mention of in Lord
Shaftesbury's speech, ii. 19.
Burnet, Bp. his unfavourable opinion
presents a petition to the Parlia-
ment, i. 100 n.
Capel, Sir Henry, his consultation
with Lord Shaftesbury, i. 232 ;
resigns his situation, 235.
Carey, Dr. Nicholas, examined by
the Lords, ü. 164.
Carlingford, Lord, one of the Jan.
senist party, ïi. 66.
Carlisle, 'Earl of, one of the deputa-
tion from the peers to the king, i.
64; Lord Shaftesbury's letter to,
Carolina, South ; see South Carolina.
Castlemain, Earl of, project formed
by, ii. 224.
Castleton, Lord, one of the commis-
sioners from the commons to the
king, i. 242.
Cavendish, Lord, his consultation
with Lord Shaftesbury, ii. 232;
resigns his situation, 235 ; signs
the indictment against the Duke of
Cellier, Elizabeth, project formed by,
ii. 224; attempts to assassinate
Lord Shaftesbury, 226; executed
for the murder of her husband, ib.
“Character of a Disbanded Courtier,"
"Characteristics,” Lord Ashley au-
· thor of, ii. 333.
Charles I. King, his treatment of the
Parliament, i. 56; public griev.
ances, 57; his orders to Penning-
ton, 58; dissolves the parliament,
59; raises money by privy seals,
ib. ; calls a new parliament, 59;
orders the managers of the Duke of
Buckingham's impeachment to be
committed to the Tower, 61; re-
gard shown to him, 62 ; his haughty
conduct, 63; dissolves the parlia-
ment, 64 ; persists in his oppressive
methods of obtaining money, ib. ;
public complaints against, 66; re-
solution for calling a parliament
made in council, ib. ; his speech to
the new parliament, 67; subsidies
granted by him to, 69; sends a
message to the parliament, 71, 72;
petition presented to him, 75; his
answer to it, 75 n.; further an-
swer to it, 76 ; remonstrances of the
i house of commons to, ib.; pro-
rogues the parliament, i. 77; his
repeated messages to the parlia-
ment, ib. ; his speech to the house
of lords, 8l; leiter to the judges
of the King's Bench, 82; pro-
clamation respecting duties, 84;
instance of the extent of his mercy,
84 n.; bad conduct of his foreign
affairs, 85 ; deserts the French pro-
testants, 85; the Duke of Rohan's
letter to him, 86 n. ; his answer to
it, 89; proclamations published by
him, 92; his conduct in Scotland,
93, 94; inventions for supplying
him with money, 94n ; calls a new
parliament, 100; his messages to
Archbishop Abbot, 103 n.; par-
dons Dr. Manwaring, ib.; not de-
sirous of listening to the complaints
of the nation, 104; message to the
commons by Sir Harry Vane, 105 ;
proposes a proviso, ib.; dissolves the
parliament, 106; his reproachful
language to the commons, 107;
continues to act in defiance of his
people, 108 ; convocation continued
under the name of a synod, 109;
his conduct disgusts the people,
112; unjustifiable expedients to
raise money, 114; petitions pre-
sented to him, 116, 117. 120 ; com.
pelled to summon a parliament,
122 ; orders Felton's hand to be
cut off previous to his execution,
124; remarks on his conduct, 126.
128; his journey into Scotland, 129;
his conduct there, 130; state of af-
fairs on his return, 132 ; his want
of sincerity, 133; removes the go-
vernor of the Tower, 135; remarks
upon his conduct, ib.; approves of
the Earl of Shaftesbury's plan,
139; writes to him, 141 ; puts him-
self into the hands of the Scotch
army, 156; delivered up to the
parliament, ib. ; carried by Cornet
Joyce to the army, 159; tried and
executed, 161. "
Charles II. King, bis remark con-
cerning Dryden's satire, i. 20; arrives
in Scotland, 161 ; promises made
by him, ib.; his compliance there,
. 162 ; quits presbytery, ib.; sends a
declaration to the parliament, 240 ;
commissioners sent to invite him to
return, i. 242, 243; his restoration,
244 ; acknowledges he owes it to
the Earl of Shaftesbury, 246 ; finds
the parliament more complying than
he anticipated, 249; dissolves it,
250; his speech to the new one,
253; adjourns parliament, 256 ;
his speech on their meeting again,
257; signs a commission for the
sale of Dunkirk, 272 ; clamours
against the treaty, 275; letters
from the French king to, 277; per-
nicious effects of the sale of Dun-
kirk, 279; publishes a declaration,
283 ; sells a part of the forest of
Dean, 293 ; desirous of a bill to
suppress seditious conventicles, ib.;
commences a war with Holland,
294 ; his subniission to France,
295; bill for liberty of conscience
proposed to him, 298; his speech,
300; refuses to consent to a neu-
trality in the Elbe, 312; the Eng-
lish ships attacked by the Dutch in
the Elbe, 312 ; his resentment of it,
313; threatens war against Ham-
burgh, 314; dissuaded from it by
Lord Ashley, 315; memorial of
the English merchants, 316; his
answer to Lord Clarendon, 324 n.;
his measures against the papists,
332 ; orders the Canary patent to
be given up, 333 ; revokes an order
of council, 334 ; his popular lan-
guage to parliament, 335; his mea-
sures highly approved, 336; forms
an alliance with Holland, 337;
establishes committees of the coun.
cil, 341; regulations concerning
the navy, 343 ; his declaration to
parliament, 344 ; favours the pro-
testant dissenters, 345 ; his speech,
346 n.; peace with Spain pro-
claimed, 347; his declaration
against duelling, 349; terms of his
treaty with the States, 356; a secret
well-wisher to the French designs,
358; makes overtures to the French
court, 360 n.; misapplication of
his revenue, 362 ; his remark con-
cerning Lord Ashley, 368 n.; re-
ceives a letter from him, 369 ; his
declaration to parliament, 376;
Lord Ashley's representations to
him concerning trade, 377; ap-
points a council of trade, 381; re-
ceives a memorial from the French
ambassador, i.381; enters the house
of lords suddenly, 385 ; sits daily
in the house, 386 ; his disgraceful
intrigue with France, 388 ; his zeal
for the catholic religion, 389; con-
trivance of, 390 ; sanctions the re-
ceiving French gold, 392; his
arbitrary schemes, 394 ; imitates
the French court, 395; meets the
Duchess of Orleans at Dover, 397;
his treaty with France, 398 ; his
determination not to recede from it,
399; delays introducing the catho-
lic religion, 400 ; discovers his sen-
timents on religion to Lord Ashley,
402 ; addressed by the two houses,
408; prorogues the parliament,
410; address presented to him,
411; his answer, ib.; prorogues the
parliament, 412; shuts up the ex-
chequer, 413; his answer to the
Duke of Buckingham, ib. n; re-
bukes Chancellor Finch, 423; prin-
ciples of his court-popery the prin-
cipal agent during his reign, 424;
French mistress of state given to
him, 425; issues a declaration of
indulgences, 428 n.; advised to re-
move Lord Ashley, ii. 2; offers
him the white staff, 4; appoints
him president of the council of
trade, 12; anecdotes of, 21, 22;
writs issued by him, 22 ; acts by
the influence of his brother, 26 ; his
answer to the committee of the
lords, 29 ; his speech to parlia-
ment, 31; sends a proposal of -
peace to the French, 48; supply
granted him, 50; Lord Shaftes-
bury's advice to him, 51; his ap-
plication to the house of lords,
54; anecdote of, 57; concerts a
project with Lord Clifford, 58 ;
cancels the declaration of indul-
gence, 59; adjourns the house, 63;
his unsteadiness of temper, 67;
prevailed upon to prorogue the par-
liament, 69; addressed by the
commons, 70; advised to dissolve
parliament, 72 ; resolves to pro-
rogue it, 73; affected by Lord
Shaftesbury's speech to him, 76;
takes the seals from him, 77; dis-
appointed in his expectations, 85;
complains to the Earl of Oxford,
Charles V. Emperor, anecdote of, ii.
Chiffinch, Mr. delivers Lord Shaftes-
bury's request to the king, ii. 91.
Chichester, Dean of. See Hawkins,
Cholmly, Sir Henry, one of the com-
missioners from the commons to the
king, i. 243.
Civil war, review of the causes of the,
Clare, Earl of, information lodged
against in he Star-chamber, i. 93 ;
presents a petition to the king, ii.
229; signs the petition to the king,
Clarendon Papers, extracts from, i.
219 n. ; i. 247 n.
- Earl. See Hyde, Mr.
Clarges, Mr. informs the Earl of
Shaftesbury of General Monk's
scheme, i. 234.
Clayton, Sir Robert, examined Fitz-
harris, ii. 279; accused of perjury,
ii. 86 ; abandons his design of turn-
ing catholic, ib. n.; presses Lord
Shaftesbury to accept the French
king's offer, 91; united to France
by his own choice, 93 ; grants a
tract of land to certain lords for the
establishment of the colony of South
Carolina, 94 ; his knowledge of
Lord Shaftesbury's superiority, 102;
addressed by the lords, ib.; by the
commons, 103; prorogues the par.
liament, 105 ; arbitrary proclama-
tion of, 106; bribed by Louis XIV.
112 n.; his remark concerning Lord
Shaftesbury, 122 ; prorogues the
parliament, 128. 155; remark in
his speech, 132 ; Lord Shaftesbury
and other lords committed to the
Tower during the pleasure of, and
the house of lords, 161; directs
the houses to adjourn, 164; peti-
tioned by the imprisoned lords, 171;
petitioned by Lord Shaftesbury,
173. 178; addressed by the com-
mons, 187 ; his observation to the
parliament, 199; dissolves it, ib.;
sends the Duke of York out of
England, 200 ; his scheme for a
new council, 208 ; proposes Lord
Shaftesbury, 210; prorogues par-
liament, 221; dissolves it, and
summons another, 222; persuades
his ministers to the dissolution, ib.
n.; his illness, 223; entirely guided
by the Duke of York, 224 ; his
promise to him, 229; petitions pre-
sented to him, ib; incensed at them,
230; his proclamation against peti-
tions, 231; sends the Duke of
York back to Scotland, 240; per-
mits the parliament to meet again.
ib.; dissolves the parliament, and
summons another, 259; petition
presented to him, ib. ; dissolves
the parliament which met at Ox-
ford, a week after it opened, 269;
his order to the clerk of the parlia-
ment, 273 ; libel against him, 276;
resolves to govern without a parlia-
ment, 281 ; declares the Duke of
Monmouth's illegitimacy, 283;
promptitude of, 284; remark of,
305 ; gives Dryden the hint for his
poem, 306; plot against him, 322,
323 ; his visit to the Duchess of
Portsmouth, 327; his severe laws
against the nonconformists, 347.
Clerc, Monsieur Le, extracts from his
“ Bibliothèque Choisie," i. 4. 44;
ii. 331 n.; his eulogium upon Mr.
Locke, i. 17; upon the Earl of
Cleveland, Duchess of, Phænix Park
granted to her, ii. 235.
Clifford, Sir Thomas, afterwards Lord,
Sir William Temple's insinuation
against him, i. 27; carries a mes.
sage from the lords to the commons,
294 ; his representations, 295;
appointed with others to execute
the office of lord high treasurer,
323; one of the cabinet council,
359; remark of, 360 ; in the con-
fidence of the Duke of York, 387;
his consultation with the king, 389;
a member of the Cabal administra-
tion, 396; dines withthe king, 402 ;
proposition of, 414; closeted with
the king, 415 ; influence of his de
signs, 417; bold design of, 426 ;
presented with the white staff, ii. 5;
swearing in of, 19; resolves to at-
tack Lord Shaftesbury in the house,
28 ; expedient of, 52; approved of,
53 ; Rapin's account of his project,
56; importance of, 58; opposes the
Test Act, 61; loses his white staff,
62 ; observations on his removal,
ib. n.; one of the Jesuit party, 66.