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Paul, St. his inftruction to Timothy, for church-difcipline, i. 86.
Meaning of that text, Charity believeth all things, ii. 50. His
writings touching divorce explained, 93. His different man-
ner of fpeaking explained, 209. Commands us to pray for
kings, yet calls Nero a lion, iii. 178.

Paulinus, with Edelberga, endeavours to convert Northumberland
to christianity, iv. 128. The manner of his making king Ed-
win a convert, 128, 129. He converts the province of Lind-
fey, and Blecca the governor of Lincoln, and builds a church in
that city, 131.

Paul's, St. cathedral at London, by whom firft built, iv. 123.
Paulus Jovius, his motives for describing only Britain and Muscovy,

iv. 271.

Peace, proclamation relating to that between the earl of Ormond
and the Irish, ii. 315. Articles of it, &c. 316. Remarks on
thofe articles, &c. 360..

Peada, prince of the Middle Angles, is baptized with all his fol-
lowers, iv. 136. Hath South Mercia conferred on him by Ofwi,
138. Slain by the treachery of his wife, ibid.

Pechora, a river in Siberia, abounding with divers forts of fowl, which
ferve for winter provifion, iv. 274.

Peers, twelve ancient ones of the kings of France, iv. 247.
Pelagius, a Briton, brings new opinions into the church, iv. 77.
The Pelagian doctrine refuted by Germanus, 90. Pelagians are
judged to banishment by Germanus, 94.

Penda, the fon of Wibba, king of Mercia, has the kingdom fur-
rendered to him by Kearle, iv. 131. He joins with Kedwalla
against Edwin, 132. He flays Ofwald in battle, 134. In ano-
ther battle, Sigebert, 135. In another, Anna, king of the Eaft-
Angles, 136. He is flain in a battle against Ofwi, 138.
Peniffel, reckoned in the number of ancienteft British kings, iv.


People of England, Defence of, against Salmafius, iii. 103. In the
original Latin, v. 37. Second Defence of, vi. 361. In the
original Latin, v. 197.

Peredure, and Vigenius, expel their brother Elidure, and fhare the
kingdom between them, iv. 21.

Perjury, an example of divine vengeance in Alfred, who conspired
against king Athelstan, iv. 190.

Pern, Dr. his teftimony concerning Martin Bucer, ii. 66.
Perfians, their kings not abfolute, iii. 222. Frequently murdered

their princes, 224.

Peftilence, prevents the invafion of the Scots and Picts, iv. 94.
Peter, St. commits to the prefbyters only, full authority to feed the
flock, and to epifcopate, i. 87, 88. His epiftle concerning fub-
miffion explained, 167, 168.

Pertilius Cerealis, defeated by the Britons, iv. 51. He commands
the Roman army in Britain, 55.


Petronius Turpilianus, commands in chief in Britain, after Sueto
nius Paulinus, iv. 55.

Pharaoh, the confequences of his fear of the Ifraelites, iii. 40.
Pharifees their question concerning divorce, ii. 105. Afraid left
Chrift fhould abolish the judicial law, 170.

Pharifees and Sadducees, though different fects, yet both met toge-
ther in their common worship of God, iv. 261.

Philip de Comines, his opinion of the English government, iii.

Philip IV, king of Spain, letters to him, iv. 326, 327. Letter to
him complaining of the murder of Afcham, 334. Another, de-
firing fpeedy punishment may be inflicted on the murderers, 335.
Another, complaining of the ill treatment of the English mer-
chants, 342.

Philo Judeus, his definition of a king and a tyrant, iii. 133, 134.
Piety and Justice, our foundreffes, not the common or civil law,
i. 51.

Pir, one of the ancienteft race of British kings, iv. 23.
Pifts, and Scots, harafs the fouth coafts of Britain,iv. 74, &c. See

Picts, and Saxons, beaten by the Britons, through the pious con-
duct of Germanus, iv. 91.

Plato, recommended the reading of Ariftophanes to his fcholar
Dionyfius, i. 291. In his book of laws, lays a reftraint on the
freedom of writing, 303. His faying of offspring, iv. 125. How
he would have magiftrates called, iii. 167.

Pliny, his compliment to Trajan, iii. 230. Commends the killing

of Domitian, 231.

Plows, a privilege of fanctuary granted them, iv. 18.
Poetafters, the corruption and bane of our youth, by their libidi-

nous writings, i. 121.

Poets, elegiac, Milton's fondness of them in his youth, i. 223.
True ones enemies to defpotifm, vi. 387.

Poland, declaration for the election of John the Third, king of,

iv. 314.

Pool, cardinal, his reproof of Marinaro, a Carmelite, ii. 167.
Pope, title of Moft Holy Father, given him by a protestant prince,
iii. 121. As a tyrant, may be lawfully rooted out of the church,
185, 186. Why accounted Antichrift, 322.

Popery, as being idolatrous, not to be tolerated either in private or
public, iv. 264. Means to hinder the growth of it, 265. Amend-
ment of life, the best means to avoid it, 269. Reasons against
tolerating it, iii. 330. iv. 264.

Porrex, flays his brother Ferrex, iv. 17. Whose death is revenged
by his mother Videna, ibid. Another of that name reckoned in
the catalogue of kings, 22.

Portsmouth, denominated from the landing of Porta, a Saxon prince,
with his two fons Bida and Megla, iv. 104.


Portugal, fee John IV.

Portugal agent, letter from the parliament to the, iv. 338.
Power, civil, not to use force in religious matters, iii. 320, 331.
Prafutagus, king of the Icenians, leaving Cæfar coheir with his
daughters, causes the Britons to revolt, iv. 50.

Prayer, for the true church against her prelatical enemies, i. 57.
Forms of prayer, not to be imposed on minifters, 166. The
Lord's Prayer no warrant for liturgies, 167. iii. 37. Extem-
pore prayer commended, 38.

Preacher, his lips fhould give knowledge, not ceremonies, i. 127.
Prelates, their character fince their coming to the fee of Canter-
bury, i. 50. Caution against their defigns, 52, 55. By their
leaden doctrine, bring an unactive blindness of mind on the peo-
ple, 103. Counsel given them, 107. Their negligence in
Ireland, notorious in queen Elizabeth's days, 112. Have dif-
figured true Chriftian religion with fuperftitious veftures, 127.
Have proclaimed mankind unpurified and contagious, 139. Rea-
fon of their favouring Magna Charta in the time of popery, 145.
Brand all with the name of schismatics, who find fault with their
temporal dignities, and cruelty, 147, 148. The greatest under-
miners and betrayers of the monarch, 149. What fidelity kings
may expect from them, 150. Glorious actions of the peers and
commons opposed by them, ibid. Motives for abolithing the
prelatical order, ibid. More favoury knowledge in one layman,
than in a dozen prelates, 172. Their wealth, how acquired,
180. Their cruelty, 242. More base and covetous than Simon
Magus, 270. Account of their conduct, ibid.
Prelaty, or Prelacy, weakens the regal power, i. 34, 37. Its fall
I cannot affect the authority of princes, 37. Not the only church-
government agreeable to monarchy, 46. Objections against
- reformation from prelaty, anfwered, 49. No more venerable
than papacy, 50. Hath no foundation in the law or Gospel,
89, 92, 98. Prevents not fchifm, but rather promotes it, ico.
Wedded with faction, never to be divorced, 102. Drew its ori-
ginal from fchifm, 103. A fubject of difcord and offence, 107.
No free and fplendid wit can flourish under it, 122. Oppofes
the reafon and end of the Gofpel, first, in her outward form, 124.
Secondly, in her ceremonious doctrine, 126. Thirdly, in her
jurifdiction, 128. More antichriftian than Antichrift himself,
143. The mischief it does in the ttate, 144. A carnal doc-
trine, ibid. Has the fatal gift, to turn every thing it touches,
. into the drofs of flavery, 146. A grand impofture, 154.
Prelatical Epifcopacy, whether to be deduced from the apoftolical
times, i. 60, &c.-Jurifdiction, oppofes the end of the Gof-.
pel, 128.

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Prefbyterian, the only true church-government, i. 132. Aims at
a compulfive power, ii. 376.
Prefbyterians, raillied for their conduct towards king Charles, ii.

274, &c. Properly the men who firft depofed, and then killed
him, 294, &c. Advice to their minifters, 303. Their claim
of tithes animadverted on, iii. 367.

Prefs, the liberty of it pleaded for, while the bifhops were to be
run down, i. 315. Method for regulating it, 330. See Li-

Priefts, their policy the way to deprive us of our proteftant friends,
i. 38. Imparity among them annulled, 96.

Printing, unlicenced, fpeech for the liberty of, i. 286. If to be
licenfed, all recreations to be regulated alfo, 304. Reasons for
the free liberty thereof, 313, &c.

Prifcus Licinius, lieutenant in this ifle under Hadrian, iv. 63.
Probus, fubdues the ufurper Bonofus, who falls in the battle, iv.
69. Prevents new rifings in Britain, ibid.

Profeffors, of true religion, brought to grofs idolatry by heinous
tranfgreffions, iv. 270.

Prolufiones Oratoriæ, Lat. vi. 176.

Pretagorus, his books commanded to be burnt by the judges of Areo-

pagus, i. 291.

Proteftants, exhorted to be thankful for reformation, i. 181. Some
of them live and die in implicit faith, 316. Affert it lawful to
depofe tyrants, iii. 128. Not obliged to believe as the ftate
believes, 321. More criminal than papifts, if they force tender
confciences, 330. Reproved for depending too much on the
clergy, 391. Cannot perfecute those who diffent from them,
without renouncing their own principles, iv. 263. Difputes
among them fhould be charitably inquired into, ibid. Ought to
allow a toleration, ibid. Polonian and French protestants tole-
rated among papifts, ibid. Things indifferent not to be imposed
by them, ibid.

Puckering, Jane, an heirefs, carried into Flanders, iv. 330. Re-
claimed of the archduke, ibid.

Punishment, of two forts, in this world and the other, i. 132. Se-
vere ones in the reigns of king James and king Charles, com-
plained of, ii. 459.

Purgatory, why rejected by prelaty, i. 143.

Puritans, hated by king Charles I. ii. 448. Who termed fo, by the
favourers of epifcopacy, iii. 296.


RAMUS, Peter, Life of, in Latin, vi. 354.
Randolf, Thomas, fent ambaffador from queen Elizabeth to Mufco-
vy, iv. 305. Account of his audience of the emperor, 306.
Readwulf, cut off with most of his army by the Danes at Alvetheli,

iv. 166.

Reafon of Church-government urged against Prelaty, i. 78.
Reason, the gift of God in one man as well as in a thousand, i. 168.
Trufted to man to direct his choice, 299.


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Rebellion, in Ireland, should hasten a reformation, i. III, 113.
Recreations, fometimes proper to relieve labour and intense thought,
ii. 128.

Rederchius, reckoned among the ancient British kings, iv. 22.-
Redion, another British king, ibid.

Redwald, king of the Eaft-angles, wars against Ethelfrid, and flays
him, iv. 127. Erected an altar to Chrift, and another to his
idols in the fame temple, ibid.

Reformation (Of) in England, and the Causes that have prevented it,

1. I.

Reformation, the want of this the cause of rebellion, i. 111. The
ready way to quell the barbarous Irish rebels, 113.
Reformations, of the good kings of Judah, vehement and speedy,

i. 49.

Reformed Churches abroad, ventured out of popery into what is
called precife puritanism, i. 50. Abolished epifcopacy, not-
withstanding the teftimonies brought to fupport it, 74.
Regin, fon of Gorbonian, a good king, iv. 22.

Religion, not wounded by dilgrace thrown on the Prelates, i. 236.
The corrupters of it enemies to civil liberty, 249, Not pro-
moted by force, iii. 332, &c. What is true religion, iv. 259.
Remonftrance, by a dutiful Son of the Church, remarks on that au-

thor's conduct, i. 213, &c.

Remonftrant's Defence against Smethymnuus, animadverfions on,

i. 152.

Rhee, unfortunate expedition against that island, ii. 458.
Richard II, commons requested to have judgment declared against
him, ii. 289. How the parliament treated him, and his evil coun-
fellors, 437.

Richard the protector, letters of state written in his name, v. 1.
Ridley, bishop, at his degradement, difliked and condemned ceremo-
nies, i. 50.

Richard, protector, letters from him to feveral princes and states,
V. I, &c.

Rivallo, fucceeds his father Cunedagius, iv. 17.

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Rivetus, his opinion concerning difpenfation, refuted, ii. 14.
Roald, a Danish leader, flain near the Severn, iv. 186.
Rochellers, English shipping sent against them, ii. 458.
Rollo, the Dane or Norman, having fought unsuccessfully here,
turns his forces into France, and conquers Normandy, iv. 181.
Romans, their flaves allowed to speak their minds freely once a
year, i. 157. At what time they came first to Britain, iv. 25.
Land there under the conduct of Julius Cæfar, 28. Their fharp
conflict with the Britons near the Stowre in Kent, 33, 34. The
cruel maffacre of the Britons upon them, 51, 52 They leave
the ifland, 76. They come and aid the Britons against the Scots
and Picts, ibid. They help them to build a new wall, 89. In-
ftruct them in war, and take their laft farewell, ibid.




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