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Ascham, Roger, Life of, i. 410; tutor to Queen Elizabeth, 417; ex-
cellence of his Latin stile, 421; his death, 426; his character,
Asiatic Literary Institution, vi. 396.
ATTERBURY, Francis, Bishop of Rochester, Life of, v. 306; his contro-
versy concerning convocations, 310; made a bishop, 320; ac-
cused of treason, 322; banished, 326; death of his daughter,
332; his papers, 337 ; his death, 338; his character, 339.
Atticus, Tit. Pomp., remarks on, iv. 14, 253.
Aylesbury, case of the electors of, v. 54; vi. 2 note.
Ayscough, her fortitude, i. 312, note.
Bacon, Antony, some particulars of, ii. 434 note.
Bacon, Francis, Viscount St. Alban's, his aphorism on despatch, i. 32
note; Life of, ii. 430; his ingratitude to Essex, 435; effected
the dissolution of the Court of Wards, 441; the Duke of Buck-
ingham's character of him, 445 note; charges of corruption
against him, 452; his supplication to the House of Lords, 455;
remarks upon it, 444 note; his sentence, 460; his petition to
the King, 462; pardoned, 466; his death, 467; his character,
468, 474; extracts from his works, 478, 486, 491.
Bacon, Sir Nicholas, on the point of being displaced by Leicester, ii.
76; brief account of him, 183 note.
Bagot, Edward, Duke of Buckingham, offends Wolsey, and is brought
by him to the scaffold, i. 44.
Banbury, Earl of. See Knollys, Charles.
Bangorian controversy, vi. 120.
Banqueting House, Whitehall, iii. 177.
Barnes, Prior; allows Latimer to preach in his monastery, i. 261.
Barristers, cautions to, iv. 6.
Barry, David, Lord, an Irish rebel, ii. 325.
Barry, James, his groupe from Swift, i. 111 note.
Barton, Elizabeth, the holy maid of Kent, Sir T. More accused of
countenancing her, i. 95; credited by Fisher, Bishop of Rochester,
169; confessed her impostures, 170 note.
Bastwick, Dr., unjust and severe sentence against him, iii. 102.
Bath, revival of the order of the, vi. 13.
Battle of Spurs, i. 36 note.
Beatoun, Cardinal David, assassination of, i. 452.
Beaumont, Francis, brief account of, ii. 583 note.
Beaumont, Sir John, ii. 583 note.
Bedell, William, Bishop of Kilmore and Armagh, some account of, va
Bellasis, Henry, committed to prison for not taking off his hat to Straf-
Berkeley, George, son of the former, some account of, v. 97 note.
Bible, Henry VIII. petitioned for a translation of, i. 336 ; this. opposed
by Gardiner, 308, 310; English version of, called the Geneva,
478; Bishops', 530; present version of, ii. 520; ancient
MSS., iii. 231: seeming incongruity in, explained, v. 167 note.
Biervelle, the original family-name of the Boyles, iii. 54.
Bilney, Thomas, converts Latimer from popery, i. 257; induced to re-
cant, 270; again preaches the reformation, and is burnt, 270.
Bishoprics, Henry VIII. founded six new ones, i. 338.
Bishops, direction of Gregory I. for the distribution of their revenues,
• Bishop's Book, The,' i. 339 note.
BLAKE, Robert, Life of, ini. 326 ; commands the fleet against the Dutch,
329, 337; attacks Tunis, 333; his death, 335; character,
Bland, Dr., Dean of Durham, his Latin version of the soliloquy in Cato,
v. 123 note.
Blood, discovery of the circulation of, iii. 184; it's importance in the
animal economy, 194.
Blood, Thomas, his attempt on the Duke of Ormond, iv. 231, 304.
Blount, Sir Charles, presented with a chess-queen by Queen Elizabeth,
Bocher, Joan, burnt as a heretic, i. 349.
Bodleian library, donations to, ii. 223, 377, 417 note ; iii. 211; founda-
tion of, ii. 417 note.
Bodley, Sir Thomas, brief account of, ii. 415 note.
Boleyn, Ann. See Bullen.
Bolingbroke, Viscount. See Saint John, Henry.
Bonner, Edmund, Bishop of London, his character, i. 319; some ac-
count of him, 405 note.
"Book of Sports' published by James, ii. 529 ; revived by Charles, iii. 99.
Borbonius, his epigram on More, i. 111 note; verses to Dr. Butts,
Borrowing, cautions respecting, ii. 200.
Boulogne taken by the English, i. 242; it's restitụtion proposed by the
Duke of Somerset, i. 225.
Boyle, Charles, Earl of Orrery, his controversy with Bentley, v. 308,
369; some account of bim, 369 note.
BOYLE, Richard, Earl of Cork, Life of, iii. 54; his first wife, 55;
introduction at court, 56; marries a second time, 58; bis
death, 60; character, ib.; family, 61 note.
Boyle, Robert, Life of, iv. 324; invented the air-pump, 331; de-
clines the provostship of Eton, 337 ; a believer in alchemy,
345; his death, 347; character, ib.; extracts from his
Boyle, Roger, Earl of Orrery, some account of, iii. 61 note.
Braggart, punishment of one, ii. 580 note.
Bramston's, Art of Politics,' iv. 177 note.
Brisac, Marshal de, Buchanan preceptor to his son, i. 560.
Brooke, Lord Cobham, charged with a plot against James, ii. 344.
Brooke, Ralph, his controversy with Camden, ii. 408.
Brown, George, Archbishop of Dublin, first promoter of the reforma-
tion in Ireland, i. 519.
Browne, Sir Thomas, a believer in witchcraft, i. 90.
BUCHANAN, George, his verses on Ascham, i. 426 ; on Jewel, 445;
Life of, 550; his attack on the Franciscans, 554; obliged
to fee for his life, 555; imprisoned by the Inquisition in
Portugal, 557; set at liberty, repairs to England, 559; de.
parts for France, ib;
to Scotland, 560; appointed
preceptor to James VI., 562 ; writes against the queen, 562; his
History of Scotland,' 563 ; died very poor, 564; an obelisk lately
erected to his memory, 564 note; his character, 565; his
verses on May-day, 571; his eulogy on the Scots, 573.
Buckenham, Dr., silenced by Latimer, i. 258.
Buckingham, Duke of. See Bagot, Edward; and Villiers, George.
Budgell, Eustace, his remark on modern hours, üï. 57 note.
Buffon, his strange notion on the subject of beauty, ii. 258.
Bullen, Ann, introduced at court, i. 49; affianced to Lord Percy, 49;
censures Wolsey to the King, 59; is tried and beheaded, 189.
Burghley, Lord. See Cecil, William.
BURNET, Gilbert, Bishop of Salisbury, his remarks on the charges against
Cromwell, Earl of Essex, i. 193; his account of Henry VIII.'s
wavering conduct, 339 note; his character of Buchanan,
565; remarks on his Life of Hale,' iv. 54; his account of the
Habeas Corpus act, 144 note ; Life of, v. 64; refuses a
living on account of his youth, 66; refuses a bishopric, 68,
69, 78; his disinterestedness, 68, 70; his letter to the King,
goes abroad, 79; naturalised in Holland, 81; pro-
ceeded against for treason, 82; his concern in the revolution,
ib.; appointed preceptor to the prince, 86; his death,
90; remarks on his History of His Own Times, 91 note; his
character, 93 note; his family, 99; extracts from his works,
Burnet, Sir Thomas, v. 99.
Burnet, Thomas, Latin verses to him, on his Theory of the Earth, by
Addison, v. 141.
Burnet, brief account of, v. 64.
Burns, Robert, his address to the shade of Thomson, vi. 45.
Burton, Henry, arbitrary prosecution against him, iïi. 108.
Butler, Earl of Ormond, his handsome conduct to Sir Philip Sidney,
BUTLER, James, Duke of Ormond, Life of, iv. 214; his spirited resist-
ance to an illegal proclamation, 215; appointed to command
against the Irish rebels, 218; goes abroad, 225; returns to
Ireland, 226; attempt against his life by Blood, 231, 304; his
character, 232 note, 237; his death, 238.
Butler, James, second Duke of Ormond, brief account of, iv. 238.
BUTLER, Samuel, Life of, iv. 124; his Hudibras, 133; his other
Butts, Dr., his attention to Cranmer, i. 345.
a professorship of history at Oxford, 422; his death, ib.; his
Camera Obscura, Sir H. Wotton's account of Kepler's, ii. 450 note.
Campbell, Dr., his opinion of Ascham, i. 419.
Campeggio, Cardinal, his baggage strictly searched by order of the King,
Canterbury, Archbishop of. See Cranmer, Thomas ; Parker, Matthew;
Abbot, George; Laud, William; Tillotson, John; Wake, Wil-
Car, Earl of Somerset, his marriage with Lady Frances Howard, ii.
527; condemned for the murther of Sir Thomas Overbury, ii.
Cards, Dr. Clarke amused himself with, v. 364.
Carleton, Sir Dudley, his account of Ralegh's trial, ii. 345.
Caroline Cycle, ii. 416 note.
Cary, Lucius, Viscount Falkland, character of, ii. 485.
Cary, Robert, Earl of Monmouth, his conduct on the sickness and
death of Elizabeth, ii. 281.
Catherine. See Katharine.
Cavendish, William, Duke of Newcastle, iïi. 349, 362.
Cecil, Robert, Earl of Salisbury, Life of, ii. 277; his insidious conduct
toward Essex, 243 note, 278; instance of his presence of
mind, 280; King James holds his first court at his seat,
287 ; charged with burning precedents favourable to liberty,
288; charged with fabricating the gunpowder-plot, 288; con-
spiracies against his life, 289; his public services, 290; his death,
293 ; his character, ib.
Cecil, William, Lord Burghley, Life of, ii. 177; his first introduction
the regicides, 411 note; his marriage, 417; his insult to his
wife, 417 note; desirous of divorcing her and marrying another,
420 note; his two Dutch wars, iv. 454 note; his sale of
places, 455; Burnet's letter to him, v. 71.
Charles V., Emperor of Germany, visits Henry VIII. privately, i. 41;
is joined by Henry in a war with France, and betrothed to his
daughter Mary, 46.
Charles VIII., of France, a patron of science, i. 4.
Charles IX., his massacre of the Huguenots, ii. 11, 86, 323 note.
Chatham, Earl of. See Pitt, William.
Chatham, Hospital for sailors at, ii. 152.
Chaucer, his excellence, i. 420 note.
CHEKE, Sir John, Life of, i. 364; his death, 366; his attempt to im-
prove Greek pronunciation, 367; his correspondence with
Gardiner on the subject, 376; endeavours to reform English
orthography, 370; his addresses to the insurgents, religious and
political, 372, 373.
Chesterfield, Earl of. See Stanhope, Philip Dormer.
Chinese, attempt to prove it the primitive language, ii. 177 note.
Christianity arguments in favour of, iv. 1, 2 note; v. 261 note.
Christmas-day, on keeping, iii. 216.
Chronology, Newton's principles of, v. 267.
Church of Christ, constant visibility of, iii. 81, and note *.
Church of England, Jewel's Apology for, i. 442; original establishment
of, ii. 181; remarks on it, iii. 90 note; attempts to unite the
dissenters with, iv. 390.
Church of Rome, one of it's abuses, bestowing livings on youths, i. 3
note, 22; it's authority unfounded, iv. 393.
Church of Scotland, episcopacy introduced into, i, 503; restored in,
ii. 524; attempts to effect it's uniformity with that of England,
iii. 84, 95, 98 note, 101.
Church-warden, office of, iii. 163.
CHURCHILL, John, Duke of Marlborough, Life of, v. 163 ; his letter to
James II. on quitting him, 167; suddenly dismissed by Wil-
liain, 170; made commander-in-chief in Holland, 172'; dis-
missed, 184; his death, 186; his character, ib.
Churchill, Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, some particulars of, y. 186
note, 188 note.
Cibber, Colley, Pope's quarrel with, v. 456.
Clarendon, Earl of. See Hyde, Edward.
CLARKE, Samuel, Life of, v. 344; his evidences of religion, 348; his
• Scripture-Doctrine of the Trinity, 354; his dispute with
Leibnitz, 356; refuses the mastership of the Mint, 359 ; his