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parliament, 44.—The earl of Leicester's letter to archbishop Whitgift in behalf

of Cartwright, 45.—The archbishop's answer, 46.-Carew, the Pantheist, 46.—

Fecknam's death: somewhat of his character, 47.-The malcontent Scotch lords

return home, take arms, and are pardoned, 47.-Some of the ministers misbe-

have themselves in the pulpit, 47.-The archbishop's expostulatory letter to the

lord-treasurer, 48.-Divinity lecture set up at Oxford, 50.-Adamson, archbishop

of St. Andrew's, cited before a kirk-synod, 51.-He protests against their authority,

and appeals, 51.—He is excommunicated by the synod, 52.-Some of his excep-

tions to the synod, 52.-He submits to terms of disadvantage, 53.—The laity not

to vote in the general assemblies, 54.-The bishops to preside in the synods, 55.

-The ministers refuse to pray for the queen of Scots, 55.-Cowper's misbe-

haviour, 55.-A conspiracy against queen Elizabeth, 56.-A commission for

trying the queen of Scots, 57.-The queen of Scots tried upon 27 Elizabeth,

cap. 1, 57.—The archbishop of Canterbury at the head of the commission,

57.-Some of serjeant Puckering's reasons for executing the queen of Scots, 58.

-A convocation, 59.-The queen of Scots' death, and part of her character, 60.

―The proceedings against her censured by Cambden, 62.—Objections against the

oath ex officio, with the answers in defence of it, 64.-The method of the classes,

and the business done there, 67.-The country classes under the direction of the

assembly at London, 69.-The assembly at Edinburgh refuse to give the king

satisfaction, 70.-The assembly petition the parliament againt the prelates, 70.-

The Scotch annexation act for conveying the Church lands to the crown, 72.—

The king repents passing the act of annexation, and why, 73.-Several acts made

in favour of the ministers, 74.-The penalty for an excommunicated person who

intrudes into the Church, and refuses to go out upon admonition, 74.-The rea-

sons suggested to the king of Spain for an expedition against England, 75.-The

resolutions of the Warwickshire classis, 76.-Scandalous pamphlets published by

some of the Puritans against the bishops and Church of England, 78.-Arch-

bishop Whitgift solicits for the discharge of some Puritans, and procures it, 79.—

Secretary Walsingham's letter to Monsieur Critoy, secretary of France, in de-

fence of the queen's proceedings against recusants of both kinds, 72.-An act

against simoniacal presentations, ordinations, &c., 84.-Covetousness one motive

to false doctrine, 85.-The lay-Puritans' argument against the clergy turned upon

them, 86.-The Dissenters' principles with respect to the civil supremacy, 88.—

The sense of the ancients upon this question, 89.-The emperor Constantine's

opinion in the contest with the Donatists, 92.-The discourse between Constan-

tius and Liberius, 93.-Paulinus Dionysius, &c., answer to the emperor Constan-

tius, 95.-Part of Hosius's letter to Constantius, 95.-Hosius's character, 97.-

Athanasius's remonstrance against the proceedings of Constantius, 97.-Several

emperors' declarations against interposing in the discipline of the Church, 99.—

The decrees of the council of Arles and Antioch to this purpose, 101.-The an-

cients supposed preferable to the modern, 103.-An absolute submission not due

from the Church to the regale, 103.-The doctrine of some learned Papists touch-

ing the regale, 105.-Fecknam to Bishop Horne, 105.-The Dissenters' senti-

timents upon this question, 108.-The Puritans' plea for Church power insuffi-

cient, 109.-Three orders, with different degrees of power, settled in the Church

by our Saviour and his Apostles, 110.-The Presbyterians' argument from Phi-

lippians i. 1, considered, 112.-The Christian hierarchy founded upon the model

of the Jewish, 114.-Ignatius full for three distinct orders, 115.-Further proof

for this point, 115.-Orders given by none but presbyters always accounted null

for the first 1500 years, 117.-Regulations for the clergy made in convocation,

119.-Seditious pamphlets published by the Puritans, 120.--Assembly of Dis-

senters at Cambridge, 120.-Earl Bothwell does public penauce, 121.-Some of

the Scotch ministers object against the ceremony of anointing princes, 122. —The

assembly petition the king for three things, 123.-The fouds suppressed by the

king, 123.-An order of the assembly for subscribing the Book of Discipline,

124. Snape summoned before the ecclesiastical commissioners, and required to

answer certain interrogatories, 124.-Udall, a dissenting minister, indicted upon

23 Elizabeth, cap. 3, 125.—He is brought in guilty, 126.-Archbishop Whit-

gift procures him a reprieve, 126.-He dies of melancholy, 127.-Saravia

writes in defence of episcopacy, 127.-Dr. Suttliff, dean of Exeter, writes

against the Genevian model, 128.-Beza's concessions to archbishop Whitgift,

128. Thomas Cartwright brought before the High Commission, and charged upon

several articles, 129.—Cartwright refuses to answer the interrogatories, and is

committed, 138.-A further account of the Book of Discipline, 138.-The Puri-

tans' singularity in giving names at baptism, 138.—Their opinion of the bishop's

authority in giving orders, &c., 139.-The enthusiasm and conspiracy of

Coppingher, Arthington, and Hacket, 139.-Hacket pretends to the com-

mission of a prophet, 140.-Coppingher believes himself under the privilege

of an extraordinary mission, 140.-His letter to Cartwright for the resolution of

six questions, 141.-Cartwright and some others disengage from Coppingher, 143.

-He is encouraged by Wiggington, 143.-A contest between the assembly at

Edinburgh and the lords of the session, 144.-The assembly passes a revocation

of all alienations of Church-revenues, 145.-Wiggington's odd letter to Porter,

146.-Another from Scotland upon the same subject, 146.-The king of Scots'

letter to queen Elizabeth in behalf of the English Nonconformists, 146.-Cart-

wright brought a second time before the High Commission, 147.-The lawful-

ness of the oath for answering to interrogatories maintained by attorney-general

Popham, 148.-Bancroft objects the danger to the government by setting up the

discipline, 149.-A bill preferred in the Star-chamber against several nonconform-

ing ministers, 149.-The defendants refuse to answer several questions, 150.—

The substance of what they delivered, 151.-Coppingher and Arthington proclaim

Hacket king of Europe in Cheapside, 152.-Their designs against the queen, privy

council, &c., 152.-They are examined and imprisoned, 153.-Hacket brought

to his trial, 153.-He blasphemes at his death, 154.-These enthusiasts not

under distraction, 155.-Whether the nonconformist ministers behaved them-

selves unexceptionably in this juncture, 155.-Stone's confession with refer-

ence to the Dissenters, 157.-The contest between Hooker and Travers, 159.—

Travers silenced by the High Commission, 160.-He petitions the council,

but without success, 161.-A resolution of the judges concerning the king's

ecclesiastical supremacy, 162.-Remarks upon the resolution, 163.-A com-

plaint against the High Commission and other spiritual courts, 164.-Petitions

presented by the Kirk to Parliament, 165.-The Presbyterian government

and discipline settled by act of parliament, 166.-The queen's progress to Ox-

ford, 168.-What the queen meant by granting liberty of speech to the com-

mons, 169.-She commands the speaker not to read any bill relating to ecclesias-

tical causes, 170.—An act against Dissenters, 170.-The form of submission, 171.

-This act was continued by 3 Car. 1, cap. 4, 172.-An act against popish recu-

sants, 172.-An act to confirm the grants of abbey-lands, 172.-Several members

of the house of Commons committed by the privy council, 172.-The bishop of

St. David's suspended by the High Commision, 173.-Barrow and Greenwood's

tenets, 173.-They are executed, 175.-Penry, a nonconformist minister, indicted

for seditious writings, 175.-The matter charged against him in the first indict-

ment, 175.-Penry's character and management, 179.-A posthumous pamphlet

of Penry's published, 179.-Cartwright relents, and is enlarged by the archbishop's

interest, 180.-A general assembly at Dundee, 181.-Several things required of

the Kirk by the king, 181.-The assembly prohibits commerce with Spain, 182.——

They endeavour to alter the market-day of Edinburgh, but without success, 182.

-The Kirk excommunicates the Roman Catholic lords, 183.-They refuse to

stop the censure at the king's instance, 183.-The Kirk petitions the king touching

this matter, 184.-They order the subjects to meet and appear
in arms, 185.-

And refuse to obey the king's proclamation, 185.--Articles agreed on by the com-

mittee of the estates at Edinburgh, with respect to the Roman Catholics, 185.-

Bishop Ailmer's death, 186.-William Reynolds, his death and character, 187.—

Cardinal Allen, his death, &c., 188.-A misunderstanding between the seculars

and Jesuits in Wisbeach-castle, 188.-Weston obliged by his provincial to lay

down his claim, 189.-Bound's doctrine concerning the observation of the Sab-

bath, 190.-Several extravagant assertions of the Sabbatarians, 191.-A contest

at Cambridge concerning the five points, 192.-The Lambeth articles settled

the Calvinian way, 193.-Archbishop Hutton's letter to Whitgift, 195.-The

Lambeth articles suppressed by the archbishop at the queen's order, 196.—The

homilies declare against some of them, 196.-Bishop Jewel, and Noel, dean

of St. Paul's, write to the same purpose, 197.-Dr. Baroe, Margaret-professor,

determines against absolute reprobation, 197.-A remarkable sermon against the

Predestinarians preached at St. Paul's-cross by Mr. Harsnet, 198.-A letter to

the lord Burleigh, chancellor of Cambridge, touching the predestinarian contro-

versy, 201.-The Church of England not reformed upon the Calvinian scheme,

either in discipline or doctrine, 204.-A general assembly at Montrose, in Scot-

land, 205.-An assembly at Edinburgh, 205.-They appoint a public fast, 206.—

Bruce's answer to the king, 207.-The commissioners of the Kirk take check at

what was agreed by the convention of the estates, 207.-A conference between

some of the privy council and the ministers, but without effect, 208.—The king

expostulates with the Church-commissioners, 209.—Blake rails in the pulpit

against the king, the council, and queen Elizabeth, 210.-He is summoned to

appear before the council, 210.-His declinator or plea against the jurisdiction

of the temporal courts, 211.-Blake's plea to the information, 212.-A copy

of the declinator sent to the presbyteries, 212.-The Church-commissioners

ordered to quit Edinburgh, 213.-The ministers refuse to come to a temper

with the court, 213.-The Church-commissioners' petition rejected, 214.-The

charge against Blake, 214.-Protestation against the proceedings of the king

and council, 215.-The king offers an accommodation, 216.-Expostulates

with the ministers, 216.-And condescends to publish a declaration in favour of

the Church, 217.-Blake refuses to ask the queen's pardon, 218.-The king offers

further terms of accommodation, 219.-The overture refused by the commissioners,

219.-The king publishes a declaration against the ministers, 220.-The breach

made wider by some courtiers, 220.—Balcanquel's scandalous sermon, 220.-The

king insulted, 221.-Mutiny in Edinburgh, 221.—The king quits the town, and

carries off the courts of justice, 222.-The ministers endeavour to re-assure the

faction, 222.-Welsh's treasonable sermon, 223.-A treasonable letter sent to lord

Hamilton, 223.-The burghers of Edinburgh make their submission to the king,

and are refused, 224.—Questions relating to the government and discipline of the

Church published by the king, 225.—The king's message to the ministers in the

North, 229.-A general assembly at Perth, 230.-The articles insisted on by the

king, 230.-The Church's protestation, 232.-Several articles agreed, 232.-

Coldwell, bishop of Salisbury, his death and mismanagement, 233.-The town of

Edinburgh proclaimed rebels for abetting the ministers, and pardoned, 234.—An

assembly at Dundee, 234.-The principal remaining questions settled between

the king and the assembly, 234.-Commissioners appointed by the assembly to

transact for the Church, 235.-A reformation in the university of St. Andrew's,

236.-Statute for restoring bishops to their right of voting in parliament, 237.—

A parliament at Westminster, 237.-An act for the establishing the bishop of

Norwich, &c., 238.-The concealers endeavour to seize the estate of the deanery

and chapter of Norwich, 239.-This case argued by attorney-general Coke, with

the resolution of the lord-keeper and judges, 240.—An assembly at Dundee, 244.

-The right, &c., of ministers voting in parliament settled, 245.-The conditions

K. James I. proclaimed, and comes into England, 272.-The death and character

of Beaton, archbishop of Glasgow, 272.-The Puritans omit the ceremonies of

the Church, 273.-A proclamation against innovation, 273.-The Millennary

petition, 273.-The universities declare and write against it, 277.-A conference

at Hampton-court, 277.—The king's speech, 278.—The first day's conference, 279.

-The second day's conference, 283.-The king dislikes marginal notes in the

translation of the Bible, and why, 292.-Seditious books complained of, 293.-

Nonconformists' agents move for a sufficient ministry in every parish, 294. —

The objections against the Common Prayer and subscription, 297.-The third

day's conference, 304.-The agents for the Nonconformists acquiesce, and promise

obedience, 307.-Some alterations, or, rather, explanations, made in the rubric,

&c., 307.-The conference misrelated by the Nonconformists, 308.—A calumny

upon Dr. Barlow's memory disproved, 308.—The king's proclamation relating to

the conference, 309.-Archbishop Whitgift's death and character, 310.—Whitgift's

discourse to queen Elizabeth against sacrilege, 313.-The parliament meets at

Westminster, 315.-Part of the king's speech, 315.-An act for disabling the king

and his successors from having any archbishop's or bishop's lands conveyed to

them, 318.-The convocation meets, 319.-The collegiate church at Ripon

founded by the king, 319.-The Family of Love's address to the king, 319.-

Bancroft translated from London to Canterbury, 320.-The Nonconformists

multiply their exceptions against the Church of England, 321.-Some of the

Scotch Presbyterians refuse to discontinue their assembly at the king's order, 322.

-They subscribe a declinator of the temporal courts, and appeal to a general

assembly, 323.-They are prosecuted, and found guilty of treason, 323.—Arch-

bishop Bancroft exhibits articles against the judges, 323.-The Gunpowder Plot

discovered by a letter to the lord Mounteagle, 324.-Part of the king's speech in

parliament, 326.-The conspirators tried and condemned, and most of them

penitent at their execution, 327.-Garnet's excuse for not discovering his know-

ledge of the conspiracy, 328.-He dies penitent, 329.-Tortus's scandalous

doctrine, 329.-Blackwell's abhorrence of the Gunpowder Plot, 330.-Blackwell's

second letter to dissuade violent attempts upon the account of religion, 331.—The

annexation act repealed at the parliament of Perth, 332.-Several of the Scotch

bishops and Presbyterian ministers sent for to Hampton-court, 332.-The Presby-

terian ministers refuse to condemn the Aberdeen assembly, 334.-They answer

evasively to the king's questions, 334.-The ministers convicted of treason

banished, 335.-The pope's brief, forbidding the English papists to come to church

or take the oath of allegiance, 335.-A translation of the Bible undertaken, 335.

-The king's letter for encouraging and advancing the work, 335.—A list of the

translators, with the portions of Scripture assigned to them, 337.-Directions

recommended to the translators by the king, 340.-Dr. Reynolds' death, &c.,

341. The pope's second brief against the oath of allegiance, 342.-The archpriest

Blackwell's letter recommending the taking this oath, 342.—Bellarmine's dissua-

sive, &c. to Blackwell, 344.-The cardinal mistakes the oath of allegiance for

that of supremacy, 345.-The oath of allegiance, 345.-The king cites several

councils for the oath of allegiance, 347.-The Sorbon divines declare for the law-

fulness of the oath of allegiance, 349.-Chelsea-college founded by the king at the

instance of Dr. Sutcliffe, 350.-Archbishop Bancroft's scheme for furnishing a

better maintenance for the clergy, 352.-Further ways and means suggested for

this purpose, 354.—An act obliging the most considerable part of the subjects to

take the oath of allegiance, 358.-A parliament at Edinburgh restores the temporal

jurisdiction of the Church, 358.-The bishops' authority recovered in a great

measure by the assembly at Glasgow, 359.-The king's letter to the assembly, 359.

-The articles settled, 360.-The oath taken by ministers at their admission to a

benefice, 361.-The consecration of three Scotch bishops at London, 363.—The

bishops sometimes consecrated in the ancient Church without passing through the

inferior orders, 365.-The king's directions to the High Commission and clergy

in Scotland, 366.—The death of Babbington, 368.-Archbishop Bancroft's death,

368. The king's declaration against Vorstius, 369.-Some of this divine's

heterodoxies, 369.-The States' answer to the king's admonition, 370.—The king's

second letter to the States, 371.-The English ambassador protests against their

proceedings, 371.-The king's reasons for appearing in this matter, 372.-Vorstius's

apology short and evasive, 372.-The condition of religion in the islands of Jersey

and Guernsey since the Reformation, 374.-The deanery revived in Jersey, and

the island brought to a conformity with the Church of England, 379.-Legget

and Wightman burnt for heresy, 380.-The earl of Essex and the lady Frances

Howard divorced, 381.-Wadham-college founded, 381.-The death of Isaac

Casaubon, 381.-The king's directions to the university with reference to the

study of divinity, 382.-The progress of Calvinism in the kingdom of Ireland,

383. The difference between the English and Irish Articles, 384.-Conjectures

upon the grounds why his majesty confirmed the Irish Articles, 385.-Bishop

King's form for consecrating a chapel, 385.-Bishop Bilson's death and character,

387. The assembly at Aberdeen decree the drawing up a Book of Common

Prayer and canons, 388.-Canons of the ancient Church concerning translations,

388. The king's power for granting commendams argued in Westminster-hall,

389.-The judges refuse to stay the proceedings at the king's order, 390.-They

acknowledge their error, and ask pardon, 391.-The privy council sign the king's

command to the judges warrantable, 392.-Simpson recants his exposition of the

seventh of the Romans before the king, 393.-Dr. Mocket's book burnt, and

why, 393.-The king's declaration for recreation on Sundays, 394.-The general

assembly at Perth decrees kneeling at the holy eucharist, 395.-Communicating

with the sick; private baptism; confirmation; and observing some of the Church

festivals, 396.-Selden's "History of Tithes" published, 397.-He is answered by

Mountague and Tillesly, 397.—An abstract of part of Mountague's answer, 397.—

Some strictures of Tillesly's answer to Selden, 402.-Nettles, another antagonist of

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