their great corruption, ib. 197; the inferior orders
more virtuous in their principles, ib. their state in xvii
cent. v. 163; how corrupted, with several exceptions,
164, [s], and 165.
Clerks, apostolic account of that order, and its abolition,
- regular, their rise in xvi cent. iv. 202.
Clovis, King of the Salii, founder of the kingdom of the
Franks in Gaul, ii. 6; converted to Christianity, and
how induced to embrace it, ib. is baptized by Remi-
gius, bishop of the Salii, ib. the influence of his con-
version on the minds of the Franks. 7; the miracle faid
to be perfor med at his baptism, a fiction, ib. and ;
his converfion gave rise to the title of Moft Chriftian
Clugni, Monks of, their founder Odo, Abbot of Clugni,
ii. 4r2 ; discipline foon adopted in all the European
convents, ib. a mistake made by writers concerning
this order, 413 [b]; jealous of the Ciftertians, iii. 67.
Benedictines, degenerate in xii cent. iii. 67.
Cocceius, John, his sentiments followed by the Dutch di-
vines in xvii cent. v. 296 ; method of interpreting
scripture, 360; followers and tenets, ib. 363 ; who
are united with the Cartesians, 422 ; his sentiments
concerning Holy Scripture, and account of, 425;
differs from Calvin, and how, 426; his chimerical
system, ib. sentiments concerning the do&rinal part *
of theology, 427; is opposed, yet, after all, ftands his
Coddeus, Peter, affifts Arnaud in propagating Jansenism
in Holland, v. 219.
Codinus, George, his works, iii. 440.
Cænobites, an order of Monks in iv cent. an account of,
Cogitosus, a writer of the lives of the saints in vi cent. ii.
college de propaganda fide, founded at Rome in xvii cent.
v. I number of members, ib. and [a]; business, 2;
another by Urba VIII. 3 ; some of the same nature
in France, 4; altercations of their missionaries with
those of the Jesuits, ib.