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Asembly of divines, Tract of divorce addressed to them, i. 332. "
Athanasius, his notion concerning kings, iii, 181.
Athelsian, the son of king Edward the elder, by a concubine, so
lemnly crowned at Kingston upon Thames, iv. 190. The conspiracy of one Alfred and his accomplices against him discovered, ibid. He gives bis fifter Edgith to Sitric the Dane, but drives Anlaf and Guthfred out of their kingdom, ibid. The story of his dealing with his brother Edwin questioned as improbable, 191. He overthrows a vast army of Scotch and trish, under Anlaf and Constantine, king of Scotland, ibid. i92. He dies at Gloucester, and is buried at Malmsbury, 194. His character,
Athens, their magistrates took notice only of two forts of writings,
i. 290. Atticots invade the south coast of Britain, iv. 74. Auguftus, Libels burnt, and the authors punished by hiin, i. 292. Aulus Plautius sent against Britain by the emperor Claudius, iv. 41. He overthrows Caractacus and Togodumnus, 42. Is very niuch put to it by the Britons, ibid. Sends to Claudius to come over, . and joins with him, 43. Leaves the country quiet, and returns
triumphant to Rome, 44. Aurelius Conanus, a British king, one of the five that is said to have
reigned toward the beginning of the Saxon heptarchy, iv. 114. Austin, what he accounted a becoming folace for Adam, ii. 128.
Allows fornication a sufficient cause for divorce, 223. His opinion why God created a wife for Adain, 255. A maintainer of the clergy's right to tithes, iii. 365. Sent with others from Rome, to preach the gospel to the Saxons, iv. 119. Is received by king Ethelbert, who hears him in a great assembly, 120. Is ordained archbishop of the English, 121. Hath bis seat at Canterbury, 122. Summons together the British bilhops, requiring them to conform with him in points wherein they differed, 123. Upon their refufal, he stirs up Ethelfrid against them, to the laughter of 1200 monks, 124. Austria, archduke of, lee Leopold. Autarchy, mentioned by Marcus Aurelius, what it is, iii. 149. Authorities, for the difference of bishops and presbyters, not to be • depended on, i. 64.
BACON, fir Francis, his complaint of the bishops' partiality in
licensing pamphlets, i. 157. Badiaus, John, letter to, i. xxxviii. Badon-hill, the ill improvement the Britifk made of their success
there, iv. Ill. Bangor, monks of, live by their own labour, iv. 123. Go to a çonference with Austin, ibid. .. .. G G3
Ep1, facrament of, seems cancelled by the sign added thereto,
Barclay, traduces the English as to their religious tenets, i. 110.
Bardus, one of the first race of kings, fabled to have reigned in this
iland, iv. 3. Descended from Samothes, ibid.
Balil, his opinion as to divorce, ii. 222. Calls the bishops flaves of
Bath, by whom built, iv. 13. Its medicinal waters dedicated to
Bies, the government among them qucted to prove the pope's lu-
premacy, i. 137.
Belfast, representation and exhortation of the presbytery there, ii.
355, &c. Remarks on them, 370, &c.
Belgia, Helvetia, and Geneva, their churchmen remarkable for
learning, i. 198.
Belinus fucceeds his father Dunwallo, iv. 18. His contentions
with his brother Brennus, ibid. Their reconciliation, 19. Built
the tower of London, ibid.
Beern, precedes Ethelred in the kingdom of the East-angles, iv. 160.
Bericus, fleeing to Rome, persuades the emperor Claudius to invade
this island, iv. 41.
Berinus, a bishop sent by pope Honorius, converts the Welt-Saxons
and their kings to christianity, iv. 133.
Bernicia, kingdom of, in Northumberland, begun by Ida, the Saxon,
Bernulf, usurping the kingdom of Mercia froin Keolwulf, is over-
thrown by Echert at Ellandune, iv. 160. Fleeing to the Eait-
angles, is by them lain, ibid.
Beza, his interpretation of the word weet Buléçiav, i. 185. His opi-
non, of regulating sin by apostolic laws, not found, ii. 33. His
testimony concerning Martin Bucer, 64. His notion concerning
Bible, put by the papists in the first rank of prohibited books, i. 300.
Bigot, Emeric, letter to, i. xxx.
Birthric, king of the West Saxons after Kinwulf, iv, 153. Secretly
seeks the life of Ecbert, 157. Is poisoned by a cup which bis
wife had prepared for another, 158.
Bishop and deacon, the only eccletiastical orders mentioned in the
gospel, i. 76.
Bishop and presbyter, two names to signify the same order, i. 75.
Equally tyrants over learning, if licensing be brought in, 315.
Bishopric, the author's opinion of it, i. 253.
Bishops, have been as the Canaanites and Philistines to this king-
dom, i. 34. By their opposition to king John, Norman ly loit,
he deposed, and the kingdom made over to the pope, ibid. No
bishop, no king, an absurd position, 35. Sometimes we read of
two in one place, 71. Not an order above presbyters, ibid,
Elected with contention and blood-lhed, 101. St. Paul's de-
scription of and exhortation to them, 179. Not to be compared
with Timothy, 187. If made by God, yet the bishopric is the
king's gift, 198. Most potent, when princes happen to be most
Bladud, the son of Rudhuddibras, builds Caerbadus, or Bath, iv.13.
Bleduno, one in the number of the ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Blegabredus, his excellency in music, iv. 22. -
Blindness, instances of men of worth afflick with, vi. 382.
Boadicin, the wife of Prasutagus, together with her daughters,
abused by the Roman soldiers, iv. 50. Commands in chief in
the British army against the Romans, 52. Vanquilhed by Sue-
tonius, supposed to have poisoned herself, 54.
Bodin, though a papist, affirms presbyterian church-discipline to be
best, i. 132.
Bonomattai, Benedict, letters to, i. xi.
Bonofus, endeavouring to make himself emperor, but vanquished by
Probus, bangs himself, iv. 69. A sarcasm on his drunkennels,
Books, the heinous crime of killing good ones, i. 299. Some good,
fome bad; left to each man's discretion, 296. Those of papists
suffered to be sold and read, iv. 269.
Bordelloes, author's defence from the accusation of frequenting them,
Boris procures the death of the emperor of Russia, and then af-
cends the throne, iv, 292, 293. His method to procure the
peoples' love, 293.
Bowes, fir Jerom, ambassador from queen Elisabeth to Russia, his
reception and negotiations at that court, iv. 307–310,
Bratton, the power of kings limited, according to him. iii. 282.
Bradshaw, John, character of, vi.413.
Bradshaw, Richard, fent as agent from the English commonwealth,
to Hamborough, iv. 333.
Brandenburgh, Frederic William marquis of, Oliver's letters to
him, iv. 432. 436.
Bras, Lord Henry de, letters to, i. xxxiii, xxxvii.
Breme, the protector's letters to the consuls and senators of that city,
iv. 376. 433.
Brennus and Belinus, 'the fons of Dunwallo Mulinutius, contend
about the kingdom, iv, 18. After various conflicts, reconciled.
by their mother Conuvenna, 19. They turn their united forces
into foreign parts, but Belinus returns and reigns long in peace
Britain, history of the affairs thereof altogether obscure and uncer.
tain, until the coming of Julius Cæsar, iv. 2, Imbabited before
the flood probably, 3. By whom first peopled, ibid. Named
first Samothea from Samothes, ibid. Next Albion, and whence,
ibid, Fruitful of courageous inen, but not of able governors, 86.
ritain, until the com, 3. By whibid. Nex
Britomarus, mentioned by Florus, a Briton, iv. 19.
Britons, about forty years without a king, after the Romans quitted
the island, iii. 272. Stoutly oppose Cæsar at his landing, iv.28.
Offer himn terms of peace, 30. Their manner of fighting, 31.
35. A sharp dispute between the Britons and the Romans near
the Stour in Kent, 33. Defeated by Cæsar, and brought anew
to terms of peace, 37. Their nature and customs, 38, 39. Their
massacre of the Romans, 52. This revenged by the Romans, 53.
Lived formerly promiscuously and inceftuously, 67, 68. They
are acquitted of the Roman jurisdiction by the emperor Honorius,
not able to defend them against their enemies, 79. Again fup-
plicate Honorius for aid, who spares them a Roman legion, 88.
And again a new supply, ibid. Their submissive letters to Ætius
the Roman consul, 92. Their luxury and wickedness, and cor-
ruptions of their clergy, 93. 111. 12. Their embaffy to the
Saxons for their aid against the Scots and Picts, with the Saxons
answer, 96. Miserably harrassed by the Saxons whom they called
in, 98. Routed by Kerdic, 104.106. By Kenric and Keaulin,
110.115. By Cuthulf, 115. Totally vanquish Keaulin, 116.
Are put to flight by Kenwalk, 139.
Brittenburgh, near Leyden, built or leized on by the Britons in their
escape from Hengist, iv.99.
Britto, named among the four sons of Histion, fprung of Japhet,
and from him the Britons said to be derived, iv. 4.
Brook, Lord, for toleration, i. 326.
Brownifis, who are so, according to Salmasius, iii. 238.
Brutus, said to be descended from Æneas a Trojan prince, iv. 5.
· Retiring into Greece after having unfortunately killed his father,
he delivers his countrymen from the bondage of Pandrasus, 6, 7,
Marries Innogen, the eldelt daughter of Pandrasus, 8. Lands
upon a desert island called Leogecia, ibid. Where he consults
the oracle of Diana, 9. Meets with Corineus, 10. Overcomes
Goffarius Pictus, ibid. Arrives in this island, ibid. Builds
Troja Nova, now London, 11. Dies and is buried there, ibid.
Brutus surnamed Greenshield, succeeds Ebranc, and gives battle to
Brunchildis, iv. !3.
Bucer, Martin, testimonies of learned men concerning him, ï. 64,
&c. His opinion concerning divorce, embraced by the church
of Strasburgh, 70, 71. His treatise of divorce dedicated to Ed-
ward VI, 79. Remarkable conclusion of his treatise of divorce,
Buchanan, censured as an historian, iv. 77. 109. 122. 189.
Buckingham, duke of, accused of poisoning king James the first,
Burked, reduces the north Welsh to obedience, iv, 167. Marries
Ethelswida the daughter of king Ethelwolf, ibid. Driven out of
his kingdom by the Dancs, he fees to Rome, where dying, he is
buried in the English school, 175. His kingdom let out by the
Danes to Kelwulf, ibid.
Burials, reasons againīt taking of fees for them, iii. 369.
the basic university, the Danes
CADWALLON, see Kedwalla.
Cæfar, the killing him commended as a glorious action by M.Tul-
lius, iii. 231, 253. See Julius Cæfar.
Caius Sidius Geta, behaves himself valiantly against the Britons,
Caius Volusenus, sent into Britain by Cæfar, to inake discovery of
the country and people, iv. 27.
Caligula, a Roman emperor, his expedition against Britain, iv. 41.
Calvin, and Beza, the diffolvers of episcopacy at Geneva, i. 68.
Calvinifts, taxed with making God the author of sin, iv. 262.
Camalodunum, or Maldon, the chief seat of Cymbeline, iv. 41,
· Made a Roman colony, 45. 50.
Camber, one of the sons of Brutus, has allotted to him Cambria
or Wales, iv. 11.
Cambridge, burnt by the Danes, iv, 215.
Cambridge University, thought to be founded by Sigebert king of
the East angles, iv. 134.
Cameron, his explanation of St. Paul's manner of speaking, ij.210.
Canterbury, by whom built, iv. 13. Partly taken and burnt by
the Danes, 216.
Canute, son of Swane, chosen king after his father's death by the
Danish ariny and fleet, iv. 218. Driven back to his thips by
Ethelred, ibid. Returns with a great army from Denmark, ac-
companied with Lachman king of Sweden, and Olav of Norway,
219. Attacks London, but is repulsed, 222. Divides the king-
dom with Edmund by agreement, 223. After Edmund's death
· reigns fole king, 225. Endeavours the extirpation of the Saxon
Jine, ibid. Settles his kingdom, and makes peace with the
• neighbouring princes, 226. Causes Edric, whose treason he
had made use of, to be slain, and his body to be thrown over the
city-wall, ibid. Subdues Norway, 227. Goes to Rome, and
• offering there rich gifts, vows ainendment of life, 228. Dies at
Shaftsbury, and buried at Winchester, ibid. His censure, ibid.
His remarkable instance of the weakness of kings, 230.
Capis, one in the catalogue of the ancient British kings, iv. 22.
Capoirus, another of the same number, iv. 23.
Caratlacus, the youngest son of Cunoheline, fucceeds in the kingdom,
iv. 41. Is overthrown by Aulus Plautius, 42. Heads the Silures
against the Romans, 45. Betrayed by Carlismandua, to whom
he fled for refuge, 46. Sent to Rome, ibid. His Speech to the
emperor, ibid. By the braveness of lois carriage, he obtains para
don for himself and all his company, 47.