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nifefto against the depredations of the Spaniards, v. 12. In
Latin, vi. 90.

Ordination, whether the order of bishops to be kept up to perform
it, i. 190. Preaching as holy, and far more excellent, ibid.
Origen, while a layman, expounded the fcriptures publickly, i. 135,
136. Permitted women to marry after divorce, ii. 88. 221.
Oreftes, condemned to death for killing his mother, iii. 94.
Ormond, earl of, articles between him and the Irifh, ii. 315. His
letter to colonel Jones, 349. His proclamation of king
Charles II. in Ireland, 354. Remarks on the articles, &c.
Ofbald, a nobleman, exalted to the throne of the Northumbrians
after Ethelred,. iv. 156.

Ofbert, reigns in Northumberland after the laft of the Ethelreds,
iv. 166. Helping the Picts against Donaldus, king of Scotland,
defeats the Scots at Stirlingbridge, with great flaughter, and takes
the king prifoner, 168.

Osfrid, and Eanfrid, the fons of Edwin, converted and baptized,
iv. 131. Osfrid flain, together with his father, in a battle
against Kedwalla, 132.

Ofiris, flain by his brother Typhon, iii. 219.

Oflac, and Cneban, two Saxon earls, flain by Keaulin at Wibban-
dun, iv. III.

Ofmund, king of the South-Saxons, iv. 151.

Ofred, a child, fucceeds Alfrid in the Northumbrian kingdom, iv.
145. He is flain by his kindred, for his vicious life, 146.
Ofred, fon of Alcred, advanced to the kingdom of Northumberland,
after Elfwald, is foon driven out again, iv. 154. Is taken and
forcibly fhaven a monk at York, 155.

Ofric, the fon of Elfric, baptized by Paulinus, fucceeds in the
kingdom of Deira, iv. 132. Turns apoftate, and is flain by
an eruption of Kedwalla, out of a befieged town, ibid. Another
Ofric fucceeds Kenred the fecond, 146.

Ofric, earl of Southampton, and Ethelwolf of Berkshire, beat the
Danes back to their fhips, iv. 170.

Oftorius, fent viceprætor into Britain, in the room of Plautius the
prætor, iv. 44. Routs the Britons, and improves his victory
to the best advantage, ibid. Gives the government of several
cities to Cogidunus, a British king, his ally, 45. Defeats the
Silures under the leading of Caractacus, 46. Has afterwards bad
fuccefs, 47-

Offrid, the wife of Ethelred, killed by her own nobles, iv. 145.
Ofwald, brother of Eanfrid, living exiled in Scotland, is there bap-
tized, iv. 132. With a small army utterly overthrows Ked-
walla, 133. Settles religion, and very much enlarges his domi-
nions, ibid. Overcome and flain in battle by Penda, at Mafer-
field, now Ofweftre, 134.

Ofwi, fucceeds his brother Ofwald in the kingdom, iv. 134. He


perfuades Sigebert to receive the Christian faith, 137-
Penda's vaft army, 138. He fubdues all Mercia, and the
greatest part of the Pictish nation, ibid. Shaken off by the Mer-
cian nobles, and Wulfer fet up in his ftead, 139. His death,


Ofwin, the nephew of Edwin, fhares with Ofwi in the kingdom
of Northumberland, iv. 135. Coming to arms with him, he
is overmatched, and flain by his command, ibid.

Ofwulf, has the crown of Northumberland relinquished to him by
Eadbert, iv. 152. Slain by his own fervants, ibid.

Otha, fucceeds Efca in the kingdom of Kent, iv. 111.

Otter, and Roald, two Danish leaders landing in Devonshire, their
whole forces are scattered, and Roald flain, iv. 186.
Owiga, river, fteep water-falls in it, iv. 277.
Oxford, burnt by the Danes, iv. 214.


PANDRASUS, a Grecian king, keeps the Trojans in fervitude,
iv. 6. Is beaten by Brutus, 7.

Paolo, Padre, his judgment concerning the hierarchy of England,
i. 35. Obferves, that books were left to each one's confcience,
to read or lay by, till after the year 800, 293.

Papists, imitating the ceremonial law, fell into fuperstition, i. 92.
Most severe against divorce, yet moft eafy to all licentioufnels,
iv. 52.

Parable, in Luke xiv. 16, &c. explained, iii. 336.

Paraus, his opinion that the gospel requires perfecter obedience than
the law, refuted, ii. 20. His objection against divorce answered,
60. His definition of marriage, 141. Accufes the jefuit Mal-
donatus, 169. His note on the entertainment of the young
man in the gospel, 177.

Parallel, between a king and a master of a family, very lame, iii.


Parliament, the abfurdity of calling it a convocation, i. 246. Com-
mendation of their proceedings, 248. Praised for their cou-
rage in punishing tyrants, ii. 301. Their guard difmiffed, and
another appointed, 422. By our old laws, to be held twice a
year at London, 431. Not to be diffolved till grievances are re-
dreffed, 433. What the name originally fignified, iii. 417.
Above all pofitive law, 439. Character of the long parliament
in 1641, iv. 81, &c. Letters of ftate written in the name of
the, iv. 323-367. v. 9, 10. In Latin, v. 390-432. vi.
88, 89. Cautions on the choice of reprefentatives in, 443-
Paftor, of Chrift's church, his univerfal right to admonish, i. 165.
For his greatest labours, requires only common neceffaries, 195.
Paftoral Office, the nature and dignity of it, i. 195, 196.
Patriarchate, independent of the crown, affected by fonie prelates,

i. 44.


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 first built, iv. 123.
Paulus Jovius, his motives for defcribing 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 Oswi,
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 worthip 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, harass the south 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 restraint 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 fondnefs 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 proteftant 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 ufe force in religious matters, iii. 320, 331.
Prafutagus, king of the Icenians, leaving Cæfar coheir with his
daughters, caufes 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 vestures, 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 fchifmatics, 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 oppofed by them, ibid. Motives for abolishing 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 Gospel, first, in her outward form, 124.
Secondly, in her ceremonious doctrine, 126. Thirdly, in her
jurisdiction, 128. More antichriftian than Antichrift himself,
143. The mifchief it does in the itate, 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. 6o, &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.

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