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burgh, 63.—Some of the nobility disgusted at the commission of surrenders, &c., 65.

-Edinburgh made a bishop's see, 66.—The king returns to London, 67.—The death

and character of archbishop Abbot, 68.-Laud succeeds him in the see of Canterbury,

73.—The king's letter to the bishops touching ordinations, 73.—The judges at the

assizes at Exeter and in Somersetshire suppress wakes, &c., 75.—The Sabbatarian

controversy revived, 76.–The king's declaration concerning sports, 76.—Dr. Bram-

hall's letter to Laud concerning the condition of the Church in Ireland, 77—The

archbishop endeavours to reform some negligences in Churches, 81.—The king's

instructions for officiating in the English liturgy at the chapel in Holyrood-house, 81.

-A contest between some of the parishioners of St. Gregory and the dean and chap-

ter of St. Paul's about placing the communion-table, 83.—The king's letter to the

Turkey merchants, for promoting oriental learning, 83.–The death of Godwin,

bishop of Hereford, 84.–Pryn prosecuted and censured in the Star-chamber, 85.—

Archbishop Laud's annual account of his province to the king, 86.—The Irish convo-

cation's address to the king, 89.—They receive the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church

of England, 91.—Their acknowledgment to the king, 91.-Irish acts relating to the

Church, 92.–The London clergy's petition for the due payment of their tithes, 92.-

The matter is referred to the privy council, and sinks there, 93.-Contests about placing

the communion-table, 94.-The factories, &c., conform to the English liturgy, 94.-

Archbishop Laud's letter to the factory at Delph, 94.—The Nonconformists in New

England erect a Calvinistic Church, 96.- Ancient usages retrieved in the cathedral

churches, and elsewhere, 97.-Different regulations in the cathedrals of old and new

foundations, 97.-A new body of statutes provided for the Church at Canterbury, 98.

-The bishops Davenant and Morton of the archbishop's opinion in two instances, 99.

-A book of canons for the Scotch Church published, 100.—The Scotch ministers'

exceptions against the matter, 101.-The manner of imposing these canons, 104.-

Archbishop Laud promotes a collection for the palatine ministers, 105.-He excepts

against two clauses in the letters-patent, and why, 105. —Penalties of act against

swearing given to the poor, 106.-Juxon, bishop of London, made lord-treasurer, 107.

-The archbishop's annual account of his province, 107.-The archbishop claims a

right to visit both universities, jure metropolitico, 108.—Judgment given for him by

the king and council, 109.—Statutes of the university of Oxon reformed and confirmed

under the broad scal, 111.-The bishops' defence for enjoining the king's declaration

for sports, 111.–The Scotch liturgy drawn up in Scotland, 112.-Reviewed by the

archbishop of Canterbury and the bishop of Norwich, 113.—How far it is different

from the English Common Prayer, 113.—The king's proclamation for authorizing

the book, 117.-It is generally clamoured against by the Scots, 118.—The reasons of

this dislike, 119.—The manner of bringing in the Scotch Common Prayer unac-

ceptable, 119.-Archbishop Laud's defence of some passages in the Scotch liturgy,

120.-Bastwick, Burton, and Pryn, write libels against the hierarchy, 121.–Arch-

bishop Laud's annual account of his province, 123.-Adams's sermon at Cambridge

touching confession, 125.-An information against Bastwick, Burton, and Pryn, in

the Star-chamber, 128.—Their sentence, 129.–Somewhat farther of Bastwick and

Burton's character, 130.— The archbishop's vindication of himself and the bishops

against the charge of innovation, 131.—A vindication of the bishops' exercising juris-

diction in their own names, 135.-A resolution of all the judges touching this matter

entered upon record, 135.—Bishop Williams prosecuted in the Star-chamber for

subordination, and fined, &c., 136.—Bishop Williams complains of illegal prosecution,

138.—He falls under a second censure in the Star-chamber, 138.—The Scotch Com-

mon Prayer read at Edinburgh, and insulted, 140.-Some reasons of the miscarriage

of this affair, 141.-The earl of Traquair represents the Scottish bishops to disad-

vantage, 141.–Panzani and Con, agents for the pope in England, 147.–The arch-

bishop remonstrates at the council-table against the liberties taken by the Roman

Catholics, 148.—Part of the archbishop's annual account, 149.—The translation of

Sales's “Introduction," &c., called in, 149.-Deering's commendation of Laud, 150.

- A decree of the Star-chamber for regulating the press, 150.—Lectures retrenched

and brought under due regulation, 151.–Some Nonconformist ministers and families

transport themselves into Holland, 15).—The bishops complain against the Cove-

nanters, 152.—The marquis of Hamilton sent down high-commissioner for Scotland,

152.-Bold motions of the Covenanters, 153.—The king's resentment of the Cove-

nant, 153.— The commissioners' proposals to the faction, 154. The king's concessions

to the faction, 155.—The Tables' instructions for managing the elections, 156.—A

scandalous summons issued by the presbytery of Edinburgh, 157.-A general assem-

bly at Glasgow, 158.—The bishops' protestation against it, 158.- The commission

dissolves the assembly; which sits notwithstanding, 161.- The business done by this

pretended assembly, 162.—The Covenanters keep an agent at London : this agent

was Eleazar Borthwick, a minister, 162.—The Covenanters' disloyal tenets, 162.-

Some scandalous passages in the Covenanters' sermons, 164.—The king's declaration,

and his expedition against the Scots, 165.—The king marches against the Scots, 166.

-He makes an unserviceable pacification at Berwick, 167.-The Scots make a public

declaration of their adherence to their late assembly and covenant, 168.—They misre-

present the treaty in print, 168.—The general assembly at Edinburgh confirms the

proceedings at Glasgow, 169.—The motives to disaffection in the Scottish bishops,

169.–For this there are several precedents, 169,-The parliament confirms the acts of

the Edinburgh assembly, 171.-Bishop Hall's first draught of his book entitled “The

Divine Right of Episcopacy,” 171.—The archbishop's animadversions upon this tract,

173.—Hall alters his book upon the archbishop's corrections, 176.—The archbishop's

account of his province, 177.—The parliament meets at Westminster, and, not giving

satisfaction, is quickly dissolved, 180.- A convocation at St. Paul's, 181.–They

receive a commission under the broad seal for altering the canons, or making new

ones, 181.-Some new ones made, 181.- The lord-keeper, several of the judges, &c.,

declare the convocation may lawfully sit after the dissolution of the parliament, 183.-

The oath so much excepted against, 183.-The canons approved by the privy-council

and judges, 185.—Exceptions against them answered, 186.— Irish acts in favour of

the Church, 188.-The Scots invade England, 189.- The treaty at Ripon, 189.-

Habernsfield's supposed plot, 189.—The long parliament meets, 190.—Some of the

members declaim against the hierarchy, 190.-Bagshaw's speech examined, 191.-

Lord Digby's speech, 192.—The convocation sits, but does nothing, 193.-—Bishop

Williams enlarged, 193.—The service disturbed at St. Margaret's, 194.—The earl of

Strafford impeached, 194.—The resolves of the commons against the canons, 194.-

The archbishop of Canterbury and the earl of Strafford impeached, 195.— Anabap-

tistical heterodoxies, 196.—The king's speech in defence of the bishops, 196.— The

commons' remonstrance, 197.--The king's answer, 197.- Articles granted to the

Scots, 198.—Pocklington and Bray censured by the house of lords, 199.-Smart's

complaint against Dr. Cosins, 200.—A vindication of Cosins from Fuller's misrepre-

sentation, 201.--A bill passed in the house of commons for taking away the bishops'

votes in parliament, &c., 202.-A committee for religion, 203.—The earl of Strafford's

trial, 205.-The entireness of the bishops' peerage, 205.—The earl makes a significant

defence, 206.—He is proceeded against by a bill of attainder, 207.—The bishops move

to be excused voting at his trial, 208.—The parliament and court insulted by the

rabble, 208.—The king, not satisfied with the bill, puts the case to the bishops, 209.-

The earl of Strafford's letter to the king, 210.-His execution, and character, 211-12.

-Dr. Hacket's speech before the house of commons behalf of deans and chapters,

213.—Burges speaks on the other side, 215.—The protestation explained, 215.-The

viscount Newark's speech in defence of the bishops and clergy, 216.- The courts of

the High Commission and Star-chamber put down, 219.–Archbishop Williams' bill

for a farther regulation of the bishops' jurisdiction, &c., 220_The commons' vote

touching Church government, 221.-Wren, bishop of Ely, impeached by the com-

mons, 222.-An impeachment of thirteen bishops of the late convocation, 222.— The

prosecution of them dropt, 224.–The king goes to Scotland, and proves unfortunate

in his conduct, 224.- An order of the lords against innovating in religion, 225.--The

commons' declaration concerning innovations in the ceremonics, 226.-— The bishops'

extraction misreported by the lord Brook, 227.-Pym's speech against the bishops,

228.- Solicitor St. John's argument against the bishops' peerage, &c., 229.—The
bishops one of the three estates in parliament, 233-The commons in their remon-

strance ebarge the besborgs with innovations, B4-The king's answer, 235.-The

bishops insured by the rabble in going to the parliament-bosse, 3.-Tbeir petition

and protestation, 257-Tbe bisbos protestation defesiei, Tbe biskops im-

peached, and went to the Tower, 240.—Tbe bisbops hailed, bat berer brought to any

trial, 241-The king at last prevailed with to pass the bill, 243.—Random reports of

the bishopa' mistnanagemeut, 244.–Several tracts published for and against episco

pary, 245.—The vacant sees filled, 245 -The king retires into Yorkshire, wbere he

receives the nineteen propositions, 247.-His majesty's answer to the eight proposi-

tions, 247.–Petitions in betalf of episcopacy and the Common Prayer, 248—The

petition of the county of Rotland in behalf of the Church, 248-Vore petitions of

this kind, 249~The rebellion breaks out, 250.- Proposition the fourth, 251.-An

ordinance for sequestering the bishops and otber delinquents' estates, 251.-The king's

proclamation against it, 252.- An ordinance for convening the assembly of divines,

253.—The members of this meeting, 254–The powers and restraints of the assembly,

255.-General rules for the assembly, 256.-The king forbids their meeting, 257.-

The assembly petition the two bouses for a fast, 258,-Waller beaten in the West by

the king; and lord Fairfax in the North by the earl of Newcastle, 258.—The king's

protestation at Christ's church in Oxford, 260_Saltmarsb's advice, 260.–The solemn

league and covenant offered by the Scots, and taken by the English revolters, 261.-

A letter of the assembly of divines sent to the Protestant Churches in Holland,

France, &c., 23.—The covenant pressed through the parliament quarters, and the

consequent persecution of the loyal clergy, 268.—His majesty's manifesto to the

Protestants beyond sea, 269.–The rise and principles of the Independents, 270.–An

ordinance against monuments and superstition, 272.-An ordinance against May-poles,

273.--Another touching ordination of ministers, 274.-Archbishop Laud impeached

of high treason, 274.-His trial, 275.—Part of his defence, 275.-A petition handed

about in the city for bringing the archbishop to justice, 282.–The lords menaced

into a concurrence with the commons touching the attainder, 282.–The archbishop's

speech, and behaviour at his execution, 283.—His character continued, 285.-An

ordinance for setting aside the Common Prayer, and establishing the Directory, 287.

-A brief abstract of the Directory, 288.— The king's instruction to bis commissioners

at Uxbridge, 299.-Love's seditious sermon, 291-The propositions given in by the

commissioners, sent by the parliament, 291.-Concessions made by the king's com-

missioners, 292.—The divines who assisted at the treaty, 293.—Hendersou 's arguments

against episcopacy, 293.—Dr. Steward's reply, 294.-The Creed and the Ten Com-

mandments not put in the Directory, and why, 296.-A second ordinance for estab-

lishing the Directory, and putting down the Common Prayer, 296.—The king's

proclamation against it, 297.—The Independents' plea for toleration, 297.—The

Presbyterians' reasons against it, 298.- An ordinance for suspending scandalous

persons from the sacrament, 302.-An ordinance touching ordination of ministers,

302.-An ordinance for electing elders, 303.—The Scotch disagree with the two

houses at Westminster in several points of Church government, 304.- An ordinance

for settling Presbyterial government, 305.— The assembly-divines review some of the

Thirty-nine Articles, but break off the undertaking, 306.—They make a confession

and two catechisms, 306.- The king and Henderson debate the controversy of Church

government in several papers, 307.-Henderson retires into Edinburgh, and dies, 325.

An ordinance for abolishing archbishops, bishops, and selling their lands, 325- The

sense of the university of Oxon touching the covenant, the negative oath, and the

Directory, 326.-- The covenant, 326.-The university's objection to the preamble,

328.-The oaths of supremacy and allegiance, 329.-They argue against the first

article, 329.—Their exceptions to the second article, 331.—They argue against the

third article, 334.-The fourth article contested, 334.-Their reasons against the fifth

article, 335.—The lawfulness of the sixth article disproved, 336.—The scandalous

prayer in the conclusion of the covenant, 336.—The negative oath, 337.—Reasons

against it, 337.-Reasons against the Presbyterian discipline and Directory, 338.-

The parliament at Oxon return the chancellor and student thanks for the book called,

The regicides form a pretended government, 372.—The acts enjoining the oaths of

allegiance and supremacy repealed, 372. -A petition from Norfolk to the lord-general

Fairfax, 372.—The Presbyterian ministers endeavour a vindication of themselves from

the charge of being concerned in the king's murder, 373.—The humble representa-

tion of the committee, ministry, &c., in the county of Leicester. They publish an

answer to a paper called “ The Agreement of the people," &c., 373.-A declaration

concerning religion, 374.–A desperate enthusiast's five lights, 374.–The rebels

form a commonwealth, and vote the lords useless, 375.—The Scotch Covenanters

apply to the king, but with a mixture of misbehaviour, 376.—The Rump provision

for learning in Ireland, 376.— They suppress the hierarchy, and prohibit the Common

Prayer in that kingdom, 376.–The death of archbishop Williams, 376.–The

levellers' address, 377.-A bill against incest, adultery, &c., 378.-An act against

blasphemy and execrable opinions, 378.—The Scotch Covenanters disengage with

the king, and are defeated at Dunbar, 378.-Cromwell clears himself from the charge

of disturbing the Scotch in their religion, 379.—His two letters to the governor of

Edinburgh-castle upon this subject, 379.--He purges himself from further imputation

of being false to the ends of the covenant, 381.-He defends the preaching of laymen,

and justifies the reasoning from events, 381.-Penal statutes against Dissenters

repealed, 382—The Scotch Covenanters apply to the king, and crown him at Scone,

382.-An argument for turning the law books into English, 383.—A bill passed for

this purpose, 384.—Love tried for high treason, and executed, 385.—The king

marches with an army into England, and is defeated at Worcester, 385.-Cromwell's

canting reflections upon the victory, 386.-Monk checks the Scotch discipline, 387.-

The laird of Drum's letter to the presbyters of Aberdeen, 387.- The Cracovian

Catechism ordered to be burnt, 385.-Cromwell turns out the Rump-parliament in a

disgraceful manner, 389.–Barebones parliament, 390.—The authority of the Scotch

Kirk quite broken by the English commissioners, 390.--A committee of triers

settled, 391.- The fifth part of the profits and benefices allowed the ejected clergy,

391.-Primate Usher's death and character, 391.-A committee for consulting divines

touching the receiving the English translation of the Bible, 395.- The Polyglot Bible

published, 395.—The Anabaptists' address to the king, 396.-A resolution of some of

Cromwell's divines touching the permitting Jews to settle in these kingdoms, 397.-

The usurpation shifts through several forms, 398.—The king's declaration at Breda

touching liberty of conscience, 399.— The Presbyterian divines wait upon the king at

the Hague, and have public audience, 399.– Their address, with the king's answer,

399.-The king restored, 401.-Some of the Presbyterian ministers wait upon the

king, and discourse with him upon the substance of Church government and ceremo-

nies, 402.— Their proposal for an accommodation with the episcopal party, 403.

Primate Usber's plan for episcopal government, 403. These ministers refine upon

archbishop Usher, 405.—The bishops' answer to the Presbyterians' proposals, 406.-

The bishops who live to the Restoration, 407.-Lord-chancellor Hyde's speech upon

the subject of religion, 407.-The king's declaration touching ecclesiastical affairs,

409,—The insurrection of the Fifth-monarchy men, 417.—The commission for the
conference of the Savoy, 417.—The first parliament dissolved, 420.—The conference

at the Savoy, 420,—The general exceptions of the Presbyterian divines to the Com-

mon Prayer, 421.The answer of the commissioners for the Church, 425.- Their

answer to the Presbyterians' first proposal, 426.—The answer to the third and fourth

proposals, 427.-Answer to the fifth objection, 428.-Answer to the sixth proposal,

429.-Answer to the seventh proposal, 429.—Answer to the ninth proposal, 430.-

Answer to the teuth proposal, 430.-- Answer to the eleventh proposal, 431.—Answer

to the twelfth proposal, 431.-Answer to number fifteen, 431.-Answer to the six-

teenth objection, 431.- Answer to the seventeenth objection, 432.—Answer to the

eighteenth objection, 432.—Five general rules laid down by the Church commission-

ers, 433.—Their answer to particulars, 434.-Some farther exceptions of the Noncon-

formists to the Common Prayer, 438.–Baxter's reformed liturgy, 439.—The Noncon-

formists desire a personal conference between the episcopal and Nonconformist

divines, 439.—The Nonconformists make eight exceptions against the rubric, but fail

in the proof, 440.-Baxter's unsupported manner of arguing, 441.—The conference at

Savoy ends without an accommodation, 442.—The Nonconformists address the king

for the benefit of his late declaration, 443.-A new parliament meets at Westminster,

444.-Dr. Heylin's letter to a minister of state, 444.—The convocation meets, 445.—

The convocation at York send proxies to London to transact with the province of

Canterbury, 446.-Episcopacy restored in Scotland, 447.-A recital of the acts

relating to the Church there, 447.-Lord-chancellor Hyde's speech against the dissent-

ing preachers, 449.—The Act for Uniformity, 450.—About two thousand of the

nonconforming ministers ejected, 452.— The proceedings in the convocation, 454.

The king's declaration for insinuating an indulgence to the Nonconformists, 455.--

The commons' remonstrance upon this head, 456.–The king inclined to make the

Dissenters easy, 458.— The king's instructions for augmenting poor vicarages, &c.,

459.—They are answered by the clergy impropriators, 459.-Bishop Sanderson's

death, 459.—The death of archbishop Juxon, and of primate Bramhall, 460.--Some

of the Presbyterian ministers communicate with the national Church, 461.-A

farther account of the convocation, 461.-Acts relating to the Church made in the

parliament at Edinburgh, 461.—The clergy give way to be taxed by the commons in

parliament, 463.—A full and express clause for reserving their ancient right, 465.-

The Oxford act against conventicles, 467.—The act for the union of Churches in

cities, &c., 468.—The substance of the English Act of Uniformity passed in the par-

liament at Dublin, 469.-An essay to accommodate the difference between the Non-

conformists of England, 470.-It miscarries, 470.- The Assertory Act of the parliament

at Edinburgh, 470.— The archbishop of Glasgow turned out by this act, and restored,

471.-An act against those who assaulted the clergy, 471.-- An act for suppressing

seditious conventicles, 471.- Promotions in the Church, 472.—The king's declara-

tion for an indulgence, 472.—The commons remonstrating against it, it is recalled,

475.-A Scotch act of parliament against unlawful ordinations, 475.—The sacramental

test enacted, 476.–Promotions in the Church, 477.--An act for perpetuating the aug-

mentation of small vicarages, 477.—The writ “De Hæretico Comburendo” taken

away by act of parliament, 478.-Oates's Narrative of the Popish-plot, 478.-An act

for disabling Papists from sitting in either house of parliament, 479.-The long

parliament dissolved, 480.-- Archbishop Sharp assassinated, 480.—The convocation

does no business during the two ensuing parliaments, 480.- Part of M. Moyne's

letter to the lord bishop of London, touching the Nonconformists, 480.-M. De

L'Angle's letter upon the same subject, 482.-M. Claude's letter upon the same

argument, 482.—The parliament at Edinburgh provides for the security of the religion

established, 484.-The Scotch test, 485.—The Scotch bishops' letter by way of

acknowledgment of the benefit of the duke's administration, 488.—The decree of the

university of Oxford, 490,—The Cambridge university's address, 495.-Oates indicted

for perjury, 496.-Oates's trial, 496,—The king's death, 497.

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