Page images
PDF
EPUB

begging to be translated. Insolence of

Buckingham to the prince and king.

Page 206—213.

James suffers the protestants to be oppressedby

the houses of Bourbon and Austria. Ill

policy thereof. Mistakes of Mr. Kelly.

213—219.
Great favour shewn by James to the catholics.
The parliament displeased herewith. Let-
ter from Buckingham to Gondomore.
Archbistwp Abbot'j letter to James.

219—226

Power » honour and wealth os the clergy of the

church of England under James. Princes

should curb the power of their clergy.

226—230.
The puritans hated and ill used by James.
The commons intercede for them. State of
the controversy between the puritans and
the bishops. The use of setts, and the best
way of fuppresjing them. James attempts
to suppress puritanism in Scotland. Cen-

sure of his conduct. 230—237.

Death of James. Suspicions of his being poi-

soned. Remarks on Dr. Welwood. Ob-

servations on lord Clarendon.

237 242-

Extract of bishop Williams'^ sermon on the

death of James. His great merit accord-

ing H the archbishops Laud and Spots-

wood.

Published by the same Author,
I. An Historical and Critical Account of the

LIFE and WRITINGS of
CHARLES I.

King of Great Britain. After the Manner of Mr. B A Y L E. Drawn from Original Writers and State-Papers.

II. An Account of the LIFE of

OLIVER CROMWELL,

Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland.

To which is added, An Appendix of Original Papers now first Published.

III. An Historical and Critical Account of the

LIFE and WRITINGS of CHARLES II. King of Great Britain.

[ocr errors]
« PreviousContinue »