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206. 207.

ABBESSES summoned to parlia. Balance, constitutional, of power in our ment, 384

legislature, 174. Abbey lands, a trust fund under the Ball, John, his rebellion, 527. controul of the state, 104.

Baldwyn, John, his opinion of Bera Abbots in parliament, 370.

and Calvin, 553. Abdication in what it consisted, 175. Bancroft, archbilhop, dangerous pou

tions, 578. Absence from parliament of the fpi- Beptism, no proof of, required by law, ritual lords, 376.

262. Aquiescence of the community gives Barons refuse to alter the laws, 237. right, 348.

Baronies anciently represented the peoA# of parliament the act of the na

ple, 433. tion, 210.

Beza, Theodore, his feditious docbinding force of, 105. 269.

trines, 549. 382.

Bisbops, their spiritual jurisdiction, 263, how made, 259.

618. power of, 259.

their civil jurisdi&ion, 265. Advowjon 382. 618.

372. 376. 384. Alfred enlarged the powers of the peo their spiritual character and ple, 78.

duties, 263,618. established trial by jury, 79. · Pennington's petition to parAlien priors not permitted to hold liament against them, 591. lands, 103.

their lands and temporalities, Aliens, who, 480. 482.

381.617. duty, 479.

Bishopricks, nomination to, 382. 618. Allegiance, 477.

Body politic, 595
how performed, 487.

Bohemia, 539.
and protection mutual, 477. Boroughs, 401. 439, 440.
local, 482.

whence the idea of borough natural, 477.478.

right, 442. Alliance between church and state, 271., Bratton, when and why he wrote,.308. Anabaptifts, 554. 560.

Bribery, caution againit it, 446. their doctrines, 555.

sourer cf, 446. Anathema, its nature and effects, 253. British conftitution defined, 145. Ancefiors. Their anxiety to perpe- Britons, ancient, 129. tuate the principles of the revolu- Burgelles in parliament, their election,

440. Antiquity not conclusive evidence of Bill of rights, 188. 357. truth, 10. 75,

Bribery in elections, 449. presumption in favour of opi- Eritish, our ancestors, 84. nions, 124.

Buchanan, his feditious principles, 568. America, 480.

Burke, his opinion of the want of Appeals to Rome, 273.

power in the people, not tenable, 5+. Appointment of the king to bishopricks, formerly confirmed by the pope, 105. Calvin, John, his seditious doctrines, 618.

546. Aristocracy or cligarchy, 148. Canon law, its obligations, 236, 280.

necessary for a fate, 363, 386. Can ns of the church bind not the

commended by Calvin, 545. laity, 89. 281. Army, standing, 340.

Cantons of Switzerland under demo. · Articles of Limerick gave a right to cratical government, 44. transfer allegiance, 178.

Capacity of the king natural and poliAflent to religious opinions, 91.93:

tical, 221.
royal to acts of convocation Capite, tenanis in, 434.
binds not the laity, 283,

Carlwright's libel upon parliament, Aula regia, 390.

583.

tion, 179.

law, 147:

law, 114.

Capital punishment, 489.

Consent of the people neceffary for every
Charles, King 1. 412,

rebellion againft him, 586. Conscience, right of, inherent in every
II. his refloration, 4153

one, 115. 172.
Chance medley, 497

--- of pofterity, not involved in the
Cbriftianity, 84.

acts of their ancestors, 188.
Cluich lands and possessions, vor. Conftitution, our, withstood the Nor-
125.

man conqueft, 79.
subject to the controul of the Confitution of England, founded in the
itate, 103, 104. 234. 619.

rights of man, 3. 73.
part of the civil establithment,

defined, 145
104, 246.

illuminates and inftruets, 310.
its power wholly spiritual, 85. Fortescue's fublime ideas of it,
239, 265.

3.
not in danger from whig prin alterations in it, 338.
ciples, 182.

adapted to enforce subordina-
its liberties known and certain,

tion, 470.
234.

Constructive treason, unconstitutional,
Civil magistrates bound to execute the

541.

Continuance cannot give force to a bad
eitablishment of religion, 250. principle, 76.
270.

Contempi of the king, 217, 218.
law repugnant to the law of

.. of the laws, 468.
England, 319.

Convention parlizeneni, 201.
incorporations, what, 37. Convocation, 280. 307.

rights only given by the state, Coronation oaths, 314, 315, 317.
91. 226. 246.

Corporation, 89.
Clarendon, conftitutions of 254.

fole, 222.
Clergy, their character and duties, 234. Covenant in Scotland, 574.

their exemptions and privi. Covenanters assume the administration
leges, 125, 230

of juitice, 575.
Coercion of the law over the commu- Covenant, league and, 597.
nity, 194. 236.

Crimes, what, 487.
Commerce, king luperintendant of, 306. Crime, greatest of all crimes, to rife
Commision, spiritual, given by Christ, againit the legislator, 71.
256.

Crown, abdication of the, 175. 206.
Commons, house of, 399. 402.418..

descent of, 211.
458, 459.

taken metaphorically for the
their numbers, 402. 441. person who wears it, 484.

their gradual acquisition of limitation of the, from the be-
power, 406. 418. 431.

ginning, 78.
Commonwealth, various forms of, 148. Crown law, 486.
Community, their duty and obligation
to follow the dictates of God, 83. Declarat:on of the convention, 175.

their rights vested in thein un- Defender of the faith, title whence,
alienably, 24, 68, 112, 466.

226.
.-. injured by the violation of the Delegation, of all power from the

people, 40. 76. 77. 196.
majority concludes the whole, Delegates of the nation formerly, what,

365.
by tacit consent submits to the Democracy, what, 44. 148.
whole, 65.

vain efforts to eitablith it in
Compact, original, of the people to live England, 414.

in society, 64. 201.417.469. 618. Denial of true principles, dangerous,
Conge d'elire, 6i8.

143.
Conquest, founded in the tacit consent Descent of the crown, 210.
of the governed, 64, 65.

to females, 213
Conquest of the Britons by the Romans, Dignity of the king, 210, 218.
77.

Diocese, limitaticn of, 298.
no free government, 77. 130. Disabilities to fit in parliament, 45+.

laws, 492.

35. 64.

general, 66.

542.

forces, 307

Difcuffion of truth favourable to its Executive power, 210.482.
cause, 48, 168.

concentered in the crown, 484.
Dispensing power of the king, 344. Extremities of doctrines treacherous in
Disputes, most serious about words and

argument, 50.71. 159. 331.475.
general propositions, 28.
Disenters, various sorts of, 110. Feudal policy formed on the principles
Disolution of government by a con.

of freedom, 79.
queft, 77:

tenures abolished, 416.
at the revolution, 201. First-fruits, 276.
cases tending to it, 334.

Fisb-ponds, 490.
Divine right of kings, strained con Force of laws, 12. 92. 94. 163. 197.
struction of, 50.

Fortescue, Sir John, his sublime ideas of
true only in the general and our constitution, 3.
original sense of power, 51. Forfeiture of the crown, 17 5. 206.217.
Doctrines false, concerning the power Franchise elective. (Vid. right of
of parliament, and of legislatures in election).

Freedom in the adoption of religion, 85.
against civil government, 533. Fruit, stealing of, 490.
Druids, 84:

Gemott, 364.
Duties of persons to follow the dictates Generalissimo, king of land and sea
of God, 82.

to submit to magistrates, 163. Gentleman, necessary in a common-
of a community to have a reli-

wealth, 363
gious establishment, 95.

Geneva, antibisilian school of, 540.
-- ancient, of commoners, 438. God, fome nations want the know.
of the king, in 1688, 209. ledge of him, 27.

all power and authority origi-
Ecclefiaftical corporations, 89.

nally from him, 38.
courts, 251.256.

Government, contempts againít, 496.
Edward, King II. 406.

498.
, III. 406.

form of it left to the option of

each nation, 44, 45, 57. 150.
I. 436.

. . it requires more power to alter
Election of bishops, 618.

an old, than to form a new one, 55.
members of parliament, 400.

its origin, 33.
422.

mixed form of, 150:
freedom of, 430. 44 5. 448.

motives for considering the na.
ture of it, is.

society cannot sublift without
Eleftitue monarchy, ours not so, 316.
Elizabeth Queen, 410.

its perfection consists in the
Embaladors, right of sending,

difficulty of its dissolution, 154:
Equalization consiits in allowing to dissolution of it by a foreign
others what we claim ourselves, 8. enemy, 77.
perfect in the state of nature, at the revolution, 201.

Great council, 364.
incompatible with society, 24, Greece, popular or democratical go-
25.

vernments there, 44.
Emigration, lawful for every member
of society, 63.

Habeas-corpus act, 416.
Establishment, civil, of religion, no proof Head of the church of England, 223.
of the truth of it, 84.88.

230. 275. 284. 306.
essential to our constitution, Henry, King IV. 406.
87. 119

V. 406.
of a mere civil nature, 89.
Exclusion, bill of, 173.
Excommunication, what, 240, 242,

VIII. defends the supremacy
civil effects of, 254.

of the Pope, 227, 409.

VI. 410.

450.

it, 55:

22.

VI. 406.
VII. 407.439

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Henry III. 433. 439.,

King can do no wrong, 309. 323.
Hereditary line altered at the revolu.

dignity, 218.
tion, 190.

duties, 208.
Heptarchy, Saxon, 78.

- person, contempts against, 307.
Herefy, 242.

330.
High commission court, 231.411.

person inviolable, 330.
suppressed, 413.

power, by human right, 70.
High steward of Great Britain in par 153
liament, 391.

when establidhed, is jure di-
misdemeanors, 391, 487. vino, 70. 221.
- treason, 157. 218.

prerogatives, 218.305.
Holland, aristocratical government represents the nation in foreign
there, 44.

concerns, 307, 339.
Honor, king the source of, 306.

his rights given by the people,
Hudibras, comparison of the modern

169. 236. 270.
with the ancient wits, 10.

his superiority in the state, 310.
Human laws binding upon the commu source of all justice, 305, 306.

nity which enact them, 95. 197. Knox, John, his opinions and spirit, 562.
236.

his practices, 564. 566.
bind not the intellects, 93.
Huss, John, his rebellion in Bohemia, Ladies chuse and return members to
540.

parliament, 384.

Laity, 233
James, King, I. 411.

Laws. Fundamental law of nature the
II. how he abdicated, 207. preservation of mankind, 60.

how the crown descended on continuation of their binding
him, notwithstanding his religion, effect, 67, 75.
199.

common, 479.
Jesuits, their spirit of absolute obedi --- of nations, 236.
ence, 46.

.- resistance of, 92. 120.
their king-killing do&trine com. Lay investiture of bishops, 619,
pared with Dr. Priestley's, 142. Leyden, John of, his feditious doctrine,
Illuminators, attempts of modern, 214.

559.

Legislative power, its establishment the
Iimpeachment in parliament, 323. 391. first law of society, 51.
406.

.. must be with the consent of the
of state delinquents in the com people, 52. 153.
mons, 419,

must be lupreme, 53, 149, 465.
Importance of the subject of the work, ... - not arbitrary over the members

of society, 59
Incorporation of church and state, 245.

how far controulable, 52.
Independence essential to the Itate of

59.
nature, 22.

Legitimation of children, 237.
Induction, 382.

Levellers, attempts of, 520.
Influence royal, equivalent to ancient

described, 599:
prerogatives of the crown, 358. Levelling principles destructive of all
Institution to a benefice, 382.

focial virtues, 28.
Intellectual rights of nature, 23, 24, Levying money without the consent of
Investigation favourable to the cause of parliament, unconftitutional, 405.
truth, 48.

Libel, feditious, 495. 498.
Inveftiture of bishops, 619.

Libellers, feditious, noi privileged in
Judges, independence of, 342.

parliament, 456.
Jure divino right to the throne, 132, Liberty, civil, pretupposes rights which
133. 194.

the state of nature excludes, 25.
Jurisdiction, fpiritual, 263. 300.

- natural, 6o.
of courts, 273.

of conscience, 115. 187.
Jury, trial by, 79:

- of the press, 497.
jice, king the foundation of, 341. perfonal, of judging for our
Justiciary, court of, 390.

felves, 141. 172.

309. 601.

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Liberty, political, of Englishmen, con mankind, 1.

fifts in the preservation of their law, Monarcby, England fa under the
property, and religion, 28.

Britons, 56.
Light, requisite to elevate mankind, 60. ... what, 148.
Limitation of our monarchs from the limited in this country from
beginning, 78, 313.

its foundation, 78.
Lineal descent of the crown, altered at Monasteries, their revenues, 101.
the revolution, 191, 199.

Money bills must originate in the com.
Locke, his ideas of the prevalence of mons, 421.

principles upon young minds, 5, 6. Monftrans de droit, 325.

... of the Itate of nature, 18. Montford's parliament, 435.
Locomotion, a natural right, 68. Martmain, 102.
Lollards, 534.

Multitude, i.e. the people, do institute,
Lords, spiritual, 372.

and may abrogate, 56.
their right to vote in capital they delegate the legislative
cases, 376. 384.

power, 150.
triable by their peers in parlia. Muncer, his feditious doctrines, 556.
ment, 394.

Murder, 497.
temporal, 361. 378.

of capt, Hawkins, by Burchet,
Luther, Martin, his opinion of the le. 583.

ditious doctrines and practices of
the anabaptists, 559.

National fund at the disposal of par-

liament, 118.
Majesty of the people, 217.

Nations, origin of, 33.
of the king, 218.

Nature, ftate of, 14.
Magistrates, officers appointed by the merely theoretical, 16, 17, 18.,

community for executing laws, 47. its rights, 20.
69. 70. 114. 221.

transition from it to the state of
Magistracy, generally appointed by society, 21.
God, 62. 69.221.

exclusive of every possible dis-
to be respected and obeyed, tinction, 22. 69.
69. 163.

some rights of pure nature rem
Magna carta, 79. 233.

tained in society, 23. 59.
Majority of a community binds the exercise of the rights of pure
whole, 35. 113. 118. 120. 386. nature impossible in society, 25.
not for the murder of Charles I.

would prevent all social vir.
612.

tue, 27
Malcontents of the day, who they are, misapplication of the terms na.
109.

tural, and nature, productive of the
Malum in fe, no human power can

greatest mischief, 29.
command, 106, 107.

generally understood of the real
Malcontents of the day, 214.

physical or social state of man, 30.
Man created for society, 19.

insufficient to supply our wants
his unity, 26.

in society, 32.
what gave the first superiority Natural rights of individuals transa
over him, 32.

ferred to the body at large in so-
Marriage, iis civil and spiritual ef.

ciety, 34.
fects, 296.

what meant by a natural prince,
Mary, queen, 410.

46.
Mary, queen of Scots, driven out of Natural-borx subje&ts, 477.
her kingdom, 576.

Naturalization not by the king, 477.
executed, 570.

482.
Ministers impeachable in parliament, only by parliament, 477.
323.

Navy, 340.
responsible for the acts of the Nobility, 148. 362.
king, 330.

Norman conquest did not alter our
Minors not to fit in parliament, 453.

conftitution, 79.
Misdemeanor's, what, 437.

Non-conformity, 589.
Modern writers affect to illuminate Non obstante, 346.

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