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LONDON :

GILBERT AND RIVINGTON, PRINTERS,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

The queen arrives at Dover, and is conveyed by the king to London, 1.-A mistake in

Fuller rectified, 2.-The parliament meets at Westminster, 2.—Montague summoned

to appear before the commons, 2.—Three bishops write in his behalf to the duke of

Buckingham, 3.— The parliament dissolved, 5.-The broad seal taken from the lord-

keeper Williams, 5.—The king's coronation, 6.-An alteration in some of the prayers,

6.—The coronation oath, 7.—The oath not altered by bishop Land or the king, 8.-

Laud performs the dean of Westminsterds part at the coronation, 9.-A committee of

religion first appointed by the commons, 9.--Articles exhibited against Montague, 10.

-Exceptions taken at the bishop of Gloucester's sermon before the king, 14.—Mon-

tague's business not moved in convocation, and why, 14.-Two conferences upon the

five points, 15.— The king's proclamation against the disputing the controversy, 15.-

The pope's consolatory letter to the English Roman Catholics, 16.—The death of

bishop Andrews, 19.-Sibthorp preaches up the prerogative too high, 20.- Archbishop

Abbot suspended, 21.-Remarks upon the sequestering the archbishop's jurisdiction,

24.—The French part of the queen's family sent home, 25.-Cozens' Devotions pub-

lished, and exceptions against it, 26.—The parliament meets, 27.—Dr. Manwaringos

extravagant assertions, 28.-He is prosecuted by the commons, and censured by the

lords, 28.-Sir Benjamin Rudyer's speech for the augmentation of small livings, 28.-

Dr. Manwaring's submission at the bar of the house of commons, 32.—The commons'

remonstrance with reference to religion, 32.—The king's answer, 33.—Bishop Laud

translated to London, 35.—Exceptions against Montague in his confirmation, 36.-

The king's declaration prefixed to the Nine-and-thirty Articles, 36.— The Calvinists

complain of the declaration, and prepare an address against it,38.—Manwaring's sermons

suppressed by proclamation, and Montague's “ Appello Cæsarem " called in, 39.-Pro-

clamation against Smith, bishop of Chalcedon, &c., 40.—The commons' declaration

upon the Nine-and-thirty Articles, 40.—They complain of innovations in religion, 41.

-The parliament dissolved, 42.-Leighton's scandalous pamphlet, 42.-The king's

instructions to the archbishop of Canterbury, &c., 43.—The king's letter to the

lords-justices of Ireland, in behalf of the clergy, 44.—The condition of some part of

Ireland, with respect to religion, 47.-Bishop Davenant preaches upon the Quinquar-

ticular controversy at court, and gives great offence, 47.-His defence at the council-

board, 48.—This controversy revived at Oxford, and in Ireland, 48-9.—The repair of

St. Paul's, 49.—The petition of the English ministers in the Low Countries, 51.-

Bishop Laud's suggestions to the privy-council for securing conformity to the Church

amongst the English beyond sea, 55.-His scheme for regulating the Dutch and

French Churches in England, 56.—Queen Elizabeth's letter for regulating foreign

Churches in England, 58.-Feoffees constituted by the Puritans for buying in impro-

priations, 59.-Remarks upon this settlement, 59.-Some means taken in the late

reign for settling the liturgy in Scotland, 61.- This design revived, 61.-The Kirk

party appoint private fasts, 62.-A commendable custom touching the nomination of

bishops changed in this reign, 62.-The new bishops manage to disadvantage, and

why, 62.-Several acts relating to the Church passed in the parliament at Edin-
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-

"ball'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 seal, 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 prosecntion,

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 Land, 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, 151.- 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 Stratford'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 in 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 ceremonies, 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, 230.— The commons in their remon-

strance charge the bishops with innovations, 234.-The king's answer, 235.—The

bishops insulted by the rabble in going to the parliament-house, 236.- Their petition

and protestation, 237.—The bishops' protestation defended, 238.—The bishops im-

peached, and sent to the Tower, 240.—The bishops bailed, but never brought to any

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

the bishops' mismanagement, 244.-Several tracts published for and against episco-

pacy, 245.— The vacant sees filled, 246.- The king retires into Yorkshire, where he

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

tions, 247.-Petitions in behalf of episcopacy and the Common Prayer, 248.— The

petition of the county of Rutland in behalf of the Church, 248.-More petitions of

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

ordinance for sequestering the bishops and other 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 houses 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—Saltmarsh'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., 263.—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 uching the attainder, 282.—The archbishop's

speech, and behaviour at bis 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 his 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.—Henderson'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,

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