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Astley, Sir Jacob, sheriff of Norfolk, Berry, parliament resolved to discharge
i. 153 n.
him, i. 207.
“ Athena Oxonienses,” passage from, Bertie, Mr. Peregrine, votes against
the Five-Mile Act, i. 308 n.
Atkyns, Alderman, committed to the “ Bibliothèque Choisie,"extracts from,
King's Bench, i. 113.
i. 4.6. 17. 24.320 n.; Ïi. 45. 330 r.;
Aubigny, Lord, proposes having the 331n.
Duke of Gloucester educated in the Birch, Colonel, appointed one of the
Roman Catholic religion at Rome, members of the council of state, i.
Aylesbury, Lord, seconded Lord Dr. Letter to, ž. 373.
Danby's petition, ii. 274.
MSS. Letter in, č. 373.
Blake (afterwards Admiral), defends
the castle of Taunton, i, 152.
Blaney, Mr. examination of, ii. 181.
Bacon, Sir Nicholas, writs issued by Bohemia, Queen of, sums voted to
him, ii. 23.
by the parliament, i. 248.
Balfour, Sir William, removed from Bolingbroke, Earl of, signs the peti-
the governorship of the Tower, i. tion to the king, i. 117; opposes the
Corporation Bill, 253, objects to
Barbadoes planters, petition from, i. Lord Shaftesbury's bill, ï. 123.
Bonne, taken by the Prince of Orange,
Barnardiston, Sir Samuel, foreman of ä. 85.
the grand jury, ii. 302.
Booth, Sir George, (afterwards Lord
Barners, Josiah, described as fool of Delamere,) denied admittance to
the play in "England's Confusion," the house of commons, i. 202;
raises an army in Cheshire, 205 ;
Barillon, Louis XIV.'s ambassador, defeated by Major-gen. Lambert,
ib. ; one of the commissioners to
Bateman, Mr. a confident of Lord the king from the commons, 243.
Shaftesbury, ii. 283.
- Mr, a witness against Lord
Beale, Dr. scandalous assertions Shaftesbury, ii. 312.
made by, i. 101.
Bordeaux, Mons. the French an.
Bedford, John Neville, Duke of, temp. bassador, i. 233.; called home,
Edw. IV. allusion to, i. 189.
Earl of, signs the petition to Bowen, Mr. medal struck by him,
the king, i. 117, one of the com- ii. 305.
mittee to accompany the king into Brandenburgb, Elector of, alarmed at
Scotland, 130 n. ; opposes the Cor- Lord Ashley's intelligence, i. 407;
poration Bill, 255; signs the peti- unites in a league against France,
tion to the king, ii. 264.
ii. 92 ; signs the indictment against
Bellasis, Mr. son of Lord Fauconberg, the Duke of York, 239.
committed to the Gatehouse prison, Braganza, Duke of, obtains the king.
i. 97 n. ; summoned before the coun- dom of Portugal at the revolution,
cil, 109; committed to the Fleet, i. 356.
Bridges, Mr. married the Countess
Bellings, Mr. intrusted with a pro- of Shrewsbury, i. 394 n.
position from Lord Aubigny to Bridgman, Sir Orlando, appointed
Charles II. i. 264 n.
lord keeper of the privy seals, i.
Bennet, Mr. procures copies of Sir 326 ; national measures ascribed
Ellis Leighton's papers, ii. 66.
to him, 350; James the Second's
Berkeley, Lord, one of the commission- opinion of him, ib.; affixes the
ers to the King from the peers, i. great seal to the declaration, 413 ;
242 ; seconded Lord Danby's peti- Bishop Burnet's remark concerning
tion, ïi. 274.
him, 428 n.; his resignation, 429*.
Berkshire, Earl of, one of the Jan- Bristol, Earl of, signs the petition to
senist party, i. 66.
the king, i. 117; his accusations
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
of the Earl of Shaftesbury, i. 28 ;
his mistakes corrected, 172 ; ob-
servation of, 397 ; his account of
Lord Shaftesbury's conduct, 421,
422 ; remark of, 428 n. ;
mark upon Lord Shaftesbury's con-
duct, ii. 22 ; speech of, 28 n.; re.
flects upon Lord Shaftesbury for his
speech, 41 ; his remark on Lord
Clifford's speech, 54; on the Earl
of Shaftesbury's, 55; his observa-
tions on Lord Clifford's removal,
62 n.; extract from his history,
104 ; acknowledgment of, 115; re-
marks upon him, 193; his account
of his private interview with the
king, 193 n.; his observations on
Coleman's trial, 195 n.; passages
in his history, 196, et seq. ; his re-
mark concerning petitions, 229;
takes no notice of the indictment
against the Duke of York, 240 n. ;
observation in his “ History,” 300 ;
his remarks concerning Lord Shaf.
tesbury, 311 n.
“Burnet's History," extracts from,
ii. 104. 115. 196 ; observation in,
Burton, Mr. solicitor to the court, ii.
Bury, Major-Gen. remark in
land's Confusion" concerning him,
i. 203 n.
Button, Sir William, intrigues to pur-
chase part of the Earl of Shaftes-
bury's estate, i. 36.
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, ii. 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; sigas
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 baughty
conduct, 63; dissolves the parlia-
ment, 64 ; persists in his oppressive
methods of obtaining money, ib. ;
pablic 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
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, 81; letter 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 Roban'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, 94 n ; 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
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,
ii. 86 ; abandon; his design of turn- Charles V. Emperor, anecdote of, üi.
ing catholic, ib. n.; presses Lord 89, 90.
Shaftesbury to accept the French Chiffinch, Mr. delivers Lord Shaftes-
king's offer, 91; united to France bury's request to the king, ii. 91.
by his own choice, 93 ; grants a
Chichester, Dean of. See Hawkins,
tiact of land to certain lords for the Dr. .
establishment of the colony of South Cholmly, Sir Henry, one of the com-
Carolina, 94 ; his knowledge of missioners from the commons to the
Lord Shaftesbury's superiority, 102 ; king, i. 243.
addressed by the lords, ib.; by the Civil war, review of the causes of the,
commons, 103; prorogues the par-
liament, 105 ; arbitrary proclama. Clare, Earl of, information lodged
tion of, 106; bribed by Louis XIV. against in he Star-chamber, i.93;
112 n.; his remark concerning Lord presents a petition to the king, ii.
Shaftesbury, 122 ; prorogues the 229; signs the petition to the king,
parliament, 128. 155; remark in 264.
his speech, 132 ; Lord Shaftesbury Clarendon Papers, extracts from, i.
and other lords committed to the 219 n. ; ii. 247 n.
Tower during the pleasure of, and
Earl. See Hyde, Mr.
the house of lords, 161; directs Clarges, Mr. informs the Earl of
the houses to adjourn, 164 ; peti- Shaftesbury of General Monk's
tioned by the imprisoned lords, 171; scheme, i. 234.
petitioned by Lord Shaftesbury, Clayton, Sir Robert, examined Fitz-
173. 178; addressed by the com- harris, ii. 279; accused of perjury,
mons, 187 ; his observation to the 280.
parliament, 199; dissolves it, ib.; Clerc, Monsieur Le, extracts from his
sends the Duke of York out of • Bibliothèque Choisie," i. 4. 44;
England, 200 ; his scheme for a ii. 331 n.; his eulogium upon Mr.
new council, 208 ; proposes Lord Locke, i. 17; upon the Earl of
Shaftesbury, 210; prorogues par,
liament, 221; dissolves it, and Cleveland, Duchess of, Phænix Park
summons another, 222 ; persuades granted to her, ii. 235.
his ministers to the dissolution, ib. Clifford, Sir Thomas, afterwards Lord,
n. ; his illness, 223 ; entirely guided Sir William Temple's insinuation
by the Duke of York, 224 ; his against him, i. 27 ; carries a mes.
promise to him, 229; petitions pre- sage from the lords to the commons,
sented to him, ib; incensed at them, 294; his representations, 295;
230; his proclamation against peti- appointed with others to execute
tions, 231; sends the Duke of the office of lord high treasurer,
York back to Scotland, 240; per-
323; one of the cabinet council,
mits the parliament to meet again,
359; remark of, 360 ; in the con-
ib. ; dissolves the parliament, and fidence of the Duke of York, 387;
summons another, 259; petition his consultation with the king, 389;
presented to him, ib. ; dissolves a member of the Cabal administra-
the parliament which met at Ox- tion, 396; dines withthe king, 402 ;
ford, a week after it opened, 269; proposition of, 414; closeted with
his order to the clerk of the parlia- the king, 415; influence of his de-
ment, 273 ; libel against him, 276; signs, 417; bold design of, 426 ;
resolves to govern without a parlia- presented with the white staff, ï.5;
ment, 281; declares the Duke of swearing in of, 19; resolves to at-
Monmouth's illegitimacy, 283 ; tack Lord Shaftesbury in the house,
promptitude of, 284; remark of, 28 ; expedient of, 52 ; approved of,
305 ; gives Dryden the hint for his 53 ; Rapin's account of his project,
poem, 306 ; plot against him, 322, 56; importance of, 58 ; opposes the
323 ; his visit to the Duchess of Test Act, 61 ; loses his white staff,
Portsmouth, 327; his severe laws 62 ; observations on his removal,
against the nonconformists, 347. ib. n.; one of the Jesuit party, 66.