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of Charles I. to keep him out of parliament, 560; his spirited
opposition to the encroachments of the King, 562; his death,

569; his character, ib; his works, 572.
COLET, John, Dean of St. Paul's, Life of, i. 1; his command over himself,

5; openly avowed the necessity of reform, 6; commences
correspondence with Erasmus, 6; his labours toward a refor-
mation, 8-10, 18, 20; his mode of living, 10; accused of
heresy, 12; founds St. Paul's school, 13; his tracts, 15, ib.
note, 18, 19; his death, 18; the Gratianus Pullus of Erasmus,
19 note; his character, 19; extract from one of his sermons,

20; a mild disciplinarian, 427 note.
Collins, William, his threnody to the memory of Thomson, vi. 44.
Comines, Philip, his praise as an historian, i. 420 note.
Common Prayer, Book of, i. 350, 463.
Commons, house of, injustice of their proceedings against Strafford, üi.

Compliments, remarks on, v. 339 note.
Communion-Table, tract on, iii. 107, 159.
Companies, or guilds, their original intention frustrated, i. 537 note.
Company, on the choice of, ii. 13 nọte.
Composition, pleasures and advantages of, vi. 152.
Constitution, what, vi. 390.
Cooke, Ann, mother of Francis Bacon, ii. 430 note.
Cooper, Antony Ashley, Earl of Shaftesbury, Life of, iv, 136; his at-

tempts to restore tranquillity, 137, 138; made chancellor, 141;
his resignation of the seals, 143; author of the Habeas Corpus
act, 144; attempts against his life, 146; his death, 149; his

character, 150; extracts from his writings, 156.
Corbet, Richard, Bishop of Norwich, anecdote of, ii. 585 note.
Corbett, Sir John, arbitrarily imprisoned by Charles I., ii. 562.
Cork, Earl of. See Boyle, Richard.
Cossi, Charles De, Buchanan preceptor to his son, i. 560.
Cotes, Roger, epitaph on, v. 271 note.
Cotton, Sir Robert, some account of, ii. 409 note; his library, 410,

423; his works, 412; his character, 411, 413.
Council of York, or of the North, iii. 14 note, 399.
Court-favour, dependence on, ii. 159.
Court of Wards, dissolution of, effected by Baron, ii. 441.
Covenant, Solemn League and, iv. 16 note.
CRANMER, Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, his sophistical reasoning

with Sir Thomas More, i. 100 note; writes to the King in be
half of Cromwell, 194; his character, 225, 361; Life of, 330; his
first introduction at court, 331, 332; marries a niece of Osiander,
333; denies the Pope's supremacy, 334; prevails on the convo-
cation to petition for a translation of the Bible, i. 336; his oppo-
sition to the Bloody Articles, 340; privately sends his wife to
her friends, 340; plots against him, 341, 344; the King's confi-
dence in his integrity, 342; a persecutor of heretics, 348; cited
to the Star Chamber, attainted, and adjudged guilty of treason,
351; tried a second time, 354; seduced into a recantation, 357;

yet executed, 359.
Criticism, remarks on, v. 377 note.
Cromwell, Oliver, Archbishop Williams' advice to the King respect.

ing him, iii. 153; bestowed a pension and a public fu-
neral on Archbishop Usher, 241, 242; Life of, 245; a visionary
from bis youth, 246; his marriage, 248; his person


appearance, 249 note; commences farmer, 253; prevented
from quitting the country, 254; his entrance into the
army, 256; saved from impeachment, 263; new models
the parliament, 267 ; his letter to Governor Hammond on
the imprisonment of Charles, 268 ; his expeditions against
the Scots, 277, 282; appointed Lord Governor of Ireland,
279; and Chief of the Forces, 282; dissolves the Long Par-
liament, 286; dissolves the Council of State, 288; his letter
to Fleetwood, 289 note; inaugurated Protector, 292; makes
peace with the Dutch, 293; his attention to petitioners, 300;
his spirited conduct toward foreign powers, 304, 305; afraid
of assassination, 305 ; his death, 307 ; his character, 308, 313,
433; iv. 248; vi. 289; his family, iii. 309; praised by various
poets, iv. 249 note, 256, 261; behaviour of some preachers

on his death, 383.
Cromwell, Richard, iii. 309, 311, 355, 375, 380 note; his abdication,

377 note.
CROMWELL, Thomas, Earl of Essex, Life of, i. 181; instances of his gra-

titude, 183, 185; forwards the reformation, 185, 187; attainted,

193; beheaded, 195; his character, 196.
Crown of our Lady, i. 179.
Crucifixes, Elizabeth inclined to retain, i. 441, 519 note.
Cuffe, Henry, his advice to the Earl of Essex, ïi. 237; his dying

speech, 244 note.
Cumberland, Richard, his defence of Bentley, v. 394, 398 note.


Dalrymple, Sir John, his charges against Sidney and Russell, iv. 193.
Dansell, Sir William, his mismanagement as king's agent at Antwerp,

i. 537.
Darnel, Sir Thomas, arbitrarily imprisoned by Charles I., ii. 562.
Darnley, Lord, offended by Knox's preaching, i. 499; Mary concerned

in his murder, 500 note.
Davidson, verses by him on Knox, i. 508.
Davison, William, Elizabeth's injustice to him, ii. 189.
Day, Mr., lost in a diving vessel, iv. 272 note.
Deane, Dr., Archbishop of Canterbury, his preferments, i. 30 note.
Death an improper punishment for thieves, i. 113 nbte, 149, 154;

poetical effusions on the bed of, ii. 34.
* Defender of the Faith, a title conferred on Henry VIII. i. 96 note,

168; suited to various princes, 168.
Demosthenes, study of, recommended, i. 375 note.
Despatch a sure and safe road to favour, i. 32 note.
Devereux, Robert, Earl of Essex, Life of, ii. 215; his duel with Sir

Charles Blount, 217; his marriage, 218; kindness of Elizabeth
to him, 220, 256; presents a valuable library to the Bod-
leian, 223 : provokes the Queen to strike him, 229; chosen
Chancellor of Cambridge, 229 note; attempt to poison him, 230;
made Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 231; engaged in a conspiracy
to seize the Queen, 238; his pardon prevented by the Countess
of Nottingham, 256; his execution, 244; his character, 245;

brief account of his son, 246; his generosity to Bacon, 433
Devereux, Walter, Earl of Essex, supposed to be poisoned by Leicester,

ji. 91.


Devonshire, Duchess of, her lines on the death of Sir W. Jones, vi.

411 note.
Diamonds, particularly large, vi. 251 note.
Diderot, anecdotes of, vi. 384 note.
Domestic economy, precepts respecting, ii. 198, 200.
Dorset, Earl of. See Sackville, Thomas.
Doughty, John, executed for a conspiracy against Drake, ii. 127.
DRAKE, Sir Francis, Life of, ii. 122 ; his voyage round the world, 126 ;

brings a stream of water to Plymouth, 132 ; his death, 134; his.

character, 135.
Drama, remarks on the Unities, ii. 312.
Drayton, Michael, verses to him, by Selden, iii. 220.
Drummond, William, of Hawthornden, his character of Ben Jonson,

ii. 592.
Dryden, Charles, some particulars of, iv. 487 note, 489.
DRYDEN, John, his characters of the Duke of Ormond and the Earl of

Ossory, iv. 232; his character of the Duke of Buckingham, 309;
Life of, 467; his conversion to popery, 476 note, 478, 480 ; his

death, 487; his character, 492 ; his dramatic works, 497.
Dublin University founded by the advice of Cecil, ii. 191.
DUDLEY, John, Duke of Northumberland, Life of, i. 239; his intrigues

against the Protector, 223; advancement of his family and
friends, 247; suspected of plotting the King's death, 248; pro-
cures the crown to be settled on his daughter-in-law, 249; his

pusillanimity in misfortune, 252 ; his death and character, 254.
Dudley, Robert, Earl of Leicester, his character, i. 247 ; ii. 100; sus-

pected of destroying the King, i. 247; forms an association for
defence of Queen Elizabeth, ii. 28,; scurrilous tract against him,
28 note; Life of, 72; suspected of murthering his wife, 73; pro-
posed by Elizabeth as a husband to Mary Queen of Scots, 75;
suspected of poisoning Sir Nicholas Throginorton, 83 : supposed
to have married a second wife, attempted to poison her, and forced
her to marry another, 90; suspected of poisoning the first Earl of
Essex, 91; marries his widow, 92; sent to command in the

Netherlands, 93; said to have died by poison, 100.
Dudley, Robert, Earl of Warwick, brief account of, ii. 102.
Dugdale, Sir William, strictures on his account of Cromwell, iii. 247

note *
Dutch, purchase the privilege of fishing in the British seas, iii. 205;

peace with them, 293; wars with, 329, 389.


Earl, Sir Walter, arbitrarily imprisoned by Charles I., ii. 562.
Early eminence, instance of, ii. 3.
East India company, origin of the, ii. 132.
Edgeworth, R. L. his advice to lawyers, iv. 6 note.
Education, remarks on, i. 116, 423, 427, 449 note, 547 note; ii. 14,

Edward VI., his accession, i. 206; consents to the death of the Duke

of Somerset, 235; suspicions respecting his death, 247, 248,

251; settles the crown on Lady Jane Grey, 250; his death, 251.
Elizabeth, Queen, her hand sought by Lord Sudley, i. 211, 214; her

literary attainments, 421 note; not bountiful, 422; had a cru-
cifix in her chapel, 441, 519 note; inclined to the veneration
of images, 521 note; averse from the marriage of priests, 523 ;



her reign distinguished by the promotion of trade, 535;
her credit supported by Sir T. Gresham, 542; her choice
of embassadors, ii. 16; dissuaded from marrying the Duke of
Anjou, 19; her conduct with respect to him, 24 note, 25, 92;
instance of her partial tyranny, 19 note; her partiality to the
Earl of Leicester, 73; proposes him as a husband to Mary, 75;
her reasons for this, 78 note; her first progress into the country,
79; entertained by Leicester at Kenilworth, 90; her rage at
Leicester's marrying, 92; her speech to the army at Tilbury, 99;
her want of generosity, 114, 136 ; questioned the lawfulness of
the slave trade, 141 note; her injustice, 189, 337 note; her
ability in the choice of ministers, 195 note; her behaviour on
the disappointment of her expectations in Ireland, 235 note;

her death, 257, 281; her character, 342.
Emigration restrained by Laud, iij. 111.
Enclosures, insurrections on account of, i. 221, 245.
English, their sobriety impaired by the Netherland wars, ii. 31 note.
English constitution, vi, 390.
English flag, respect paid to, ii. 142, 248.
English language, attempt to reform the orthography of, i. 370.
Ent, Sir George, M.D., ii. 185 note,
Erasmus, proverb against the study of Greek quoted by him, i. 2 note;

visits England, 6; his account of Dean Colet, 10, 19; his ac-
count of St. Paul's School, 13; the Gratianus Pullus of one of
his colloquies Dean Colet, 19 note; a professor at Cambridge,
47 note ; dedicated his · Encomium of Folly' to Sir Thomas
More, 77 note, at whose desire he wrote it, 125; his epigram on
transubstantiation, 84 note; his account of More, 122 ; bis

character of Fisher, 174; a mild disciplinarian, 427.
Erskine, Thomas, Lord, his speech on Paine's Age of Reason, iv, 2 note.
Essex, Earl of. See Cromwell

, Thomas ; Devereux, Walter and Robert.
Evidence, accumulative or constructive, iii. 33 ; quibble respecting, 37.
Evil, on the origin of, vi. 345.
Examiner, writers in the, v. 149 note.
Exercise recommended, ii. 6.

Fable, Persian, of the pine-tree and cotton-shrub, i. 181.
Fairfax, Sir Thomas, Commander in Chief of the parliament army, iii. 259;

some particulars of him, 280, 281 note; iv. 300 note; his

generosity, 300 note; poem on his death, 321.
Falkland, Lord. See Cary, Lucius.
Falkland's Islands, remarks on, vi. 355.
Falsehood to be shunned, ïi. 8.
Fame, on the love of, vi. 171 note.
Fanaticism, instance of, iv. 383.
Faro, in Portugal, taken by the English, ii, 223.
Favouritism, Lord Burghley's remarks on, ii. 20%.
Fell, John, Bishop of Oxford, an enemy to Locke, v. 8 note.
Felton, John, assassinates the Duke of Buckingham, ii. 507.
Fires, contrivance for escaping from, vi. 102 note.
Fish, Simon, his Supplication of Beggers,' i. 340 note.
FISHER, John, Bishop of Rochester, Life of, i. 169; his decline in the

royal favour, 167; an enemy to the Reformation, 168; his
belief in the Maid of Kent, 169; attainted, 171; condemued
173 ; his character, 174.

Fitzjames, Richard, Bishop of London, his charges against Colet, i. 12.
FLAMSTEED, John, Life of, v. 107.
Flattery, remarks on, by Sir Thomas More, i. 146.
Fletcher, Dr. Richard, ii. 584. note.
Fletcher, John, brief account of, ii. 584 note.
Fluxions, invention of, v. 247; attack on, vi. 91.
Fortitude, ii. 120.
Fortune, extraordinary, from talents and industry, iv. 276.
Fox, Charles James, his character of Cromwell, iii. 316; his character

of Monk, 387; his remarks on the Oxford decree, iv. 180 note;
his remarks on the case of Sidney, 190; his remarks on the fate
of De Witt, 450 note; his remarks on the two Dutch wars, 454
note; his character of Sir William Temple, 454 note; 458 note;

on resistance to government, v. 80 note.
France, massacre of the Protestants in, ii. 11, 86, 323 note.
French, should not be used as the language of states, iii. 462 note.
Frobisher, Sir Martin, brief account of, ii. 149 note,
Fuller, Dr., his elegy on Jewel, i. 446 note.


Gage, Thomas, castration of his Survey of the West Indies,' iii. 96 note;

his account of Laud, 97 note.
Gardiner, German, executed for denying the king's supremacy, i. 311.
GARDINER, Stephen, Bishop of Winchester, Life of, i. 303; the Bloody

Statute framed by him, 309 ; his aversion to reform, 309, 369;
disappointed in his attempt to sacrifice the Queen, 312; im-
prisoned, 314; released by Queen Mary, 315; his character,
316, 322 ; his death, 322; extracts from his letter to Ridley,
324; his correspondence with Cheke on Greek pronunciatioll,

Garrick, David, his character of Goldsmith, vi. 249 ; his epigram on

Johnson's Dictionary, 321 note.
Gems, on the formation of, iv. 372.
George I., impeachment of Queen Anne's ministers under, v. 231; few

punished for the first rebellion against, vi. 7 note.
Gilbert, Sir Humphry, ii. 324, 328, 329 note.
Gilpin, his character of Latimer's sermons, i. 289.
Glanville, Sergeant, his generosity to his brother, iv. 8 note.
Gloucester, Bishop of. See Hooper, John.
God, our knowledge of the existence of, v. 20.
GOLDSMITH, Oliver, Life of, vi. 232; his death, 245; his character, 246.
Goodman, Christopher, some account of, i. 484 note.
Goodwin, Thomas, bis behaviour on the death of Cromwell, iv. 384.
Goodwin Sands, cause of, i. 295.
Gorboduc, tragedy of, ii. 260.
Gospel of Nicodemus,' the only one in the cathedral of Canterbury, i.

Gouge, the Bible and different religious books published by him in Welsh,

iv. 400.
Graham, his epigram on Clarissa, vi. 134 note.
Granger, his character of Pole, i. 408.
Gratitude, instances of, i. 183, 185.
Gray, Thomas, Life of, vi. 185; his travels, 188, 197; his difference with

Horace Walpole, 190; his death, 198; his character, ib.
Greek, study of, discouraged in the 15th and 16th centuries, i. 2; study
of, began to prevail about that time, 3; several Englishmen


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