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ef iss4. The privileges of the subject violated. The prisons, in the
time of the plague, crowded by new commitments. A temporary miti-
gation of the proceedings against this society. New scenes of perseeu-
tion opened by the j. act, in 1670. Appeals ineffectual.
The word conventicle, arbitrarily misconstrued. Unfair methods of
fining the preacher. The honorable conduct of some justices, particu-
larly of the lord-mayor of London. An order from the king and coun-
cil for demolishing the meeting-house in Horsly-down. The cruelty
with which it was executed. The meeting-house at Ratcliffe pulled
down. George For committed to the gaol at Lancaster, and diseharg-
ed by an habeas-corpus. His forgiving temper. His fortitude. He is
again committed to prison. The rigor and severities of his imprison.
ment. His life threatened. The j of his patience and innocenee
on his keepers, particularly on the governor of Scarborough castle.
Mrs...Margaret Fell cited before the justices: her magnanimity; com-
mitted to f. gaol; tried, and recommitted to prison. The suf-
ferings of Francis Ilowgill and his deportment under them. The case
of Hannah Trigg. The imprisonment of Joseph Face. The exertions
of the quakers in defence of their cause, and of their suffering brethren;
namely, the applications to the king by JMargaret Fell, Burrough, Hub-
berthorn, and Whitehead. The letters of the Fox's to the king. George
For’s address to the king. A narrative of the sufferings of the quak-
ers. George Fox's testimony against plots. Remonstrances by White-
head and Coale. William Penn joins the society. His publications.
Mr. Vincent inveighs against the quakers; a public disputation with
him. A piece of George Fox. The meeting-house in Grace-chureh-
street built. George Fox’s labors; establishes a regular discipline.
Quarterly-meetings; their object. Monthly meetings. The annual
meeting. The subjects of the meetings of discipline. Reflections on
the discipline of the quakers. The travels and history of Catharine
Evans and Sarah Cheevers, into Italy; and of John Philly and William
-Moore into Hungary. General character of the quakers; their pa-
tience: their charity, especially in the time of the plague; their exten-
sive benevolence. Character and death of Ilichard Hubberthorn, of
Edward Burrough, of William Jimes, of John Mudland, of Richard
Farnsworth, of Thomas Loe, Josiah Coale, and Francis Howgill.


chap. I.

Page 25, The origin of the name Rump Parliament, p. 26, The mot-
to on the arms of the commonwealth. p. 27, Anecdotes concerning
Dr. Dorislaus, and the respect shewn to his memory by the parliament.
p.28, Mr. Neal defended, and the resentment of the death of Dr. Dor-
islaus expressed by the states of Holland. P. 26, Mr. Neal's account of

the number of the duke of Ormond's army considered. The eruelties
of Cromwell's army. p. 30. The eruelty of Cromwell's orders, and his
vindication of himself. p. 31, Mr. Neal’s veracity impeached. p. 34,
The neglect with which national thanksgivings and fasts were treated.
p. 38, The amount of the sale of dean and chapter lands. p. 48, His-
tory and character of John Lilburne. An inaccuracy of Mr. Neal cor-
rected. p. 44, An eulogium on the marquis of Montrose. p. 45. Articles
of repentance enacted of Charles II. p. 47, Charles II's joy in the
defeat of the Scots. The freedom with which Mr. Derham treated OI-
iver to his face, and the remark of the latter. p. 55, The character of
the parents of George Fox, and the virtues of his youth. p. 57, The
boldness of George Fox accounted for. Mr. Neal corrected. p. 58,
His imprisonment at Nottingham. p. 59. The severe treatment he met
with at Mansfield. p. 59, 60. Mr. Neal censured, and the nature of the
mittimus on which Fox was imprisoned at Derby p. 61, The origin
of the term quakers, and on the agitations ascribed to them. p 61-2,
Mr. Neal and Mr. Baxter censured, and the quakers defended. p. 63,
The opinions of the quakers, and their system. p. 63-4, An inaccu-
racy corrected, and the strain of George Fox’s preaching.

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Page 67, Mr. Baxter's censure of the Scots. p. 69, The positious
in Mr. Jenkins's petition. p. 74, By whom Mr. Love's petition was
signed... p. 76. Brief history of Mr. Love. p. 80, The poverty of the
queen dowager, and the pension given to Charles II. p. 84, Biograph-
ical account of general Ireton; p. 87, The reception given to the am-
bassadors of the parliament by the Dutch. p. 91, Two instances of the
forgiving temper of the quakers. p. 92-3, Mrs. Macauley's reflection
on the government of the Rump parliament. 96, The respectabili-
ty of the Little parliament. p. 96-7, A list of the names of a Sussex
jury. p. 109, Particulars concerning Dr. William Gouge.


Page 115, Lord Clarendon's account of the dying behavior of Vowel
and Gerhard. p. 125, A reference to Dr. Harris, to prove that Crom-
well was not a bigot. p. 136, Mr. Neal corrected in !. account of Dr.
Pordage. p. 137, Ground of Mr. Bushnel's being ejected from his liv.
ing, p. 140. The uses to which the tithes were applied. p. 142, Wa-
vasor Powel's character vindicated. p. 145, Cromwell's patronage of
Walton's Polyglott, and of Dr. Seth Ward. p. 148, Duke of Glouces-
ter's derelietion of protestantism. p. 149, Grotius's eulogium on Sel-
den. Selden's dying words. Le Clerc's reflections on the treatment
which Selden received. p. 151, Mr. Gataker’s works, &c. p. 154,
Mr. Vine's character; anecdotes concerning him. p. 158-59, Mr. Bid.
dle's character and catechism. Mr. Neal corrected, and Mr. Biddle
windicated. p. 160, 1}r. Harris's reflection on Cromwell's ordinance
against the elergy. p. 161. ordinance reprobated, and Cromwell's
breach of his promise to archbishop Usher. p. 462, Cromwell's pre-

sent to the Jewish rabbi. . p. 167, Aneedotes concerning archbishop

Usher. p. 168-9, His amiable virtues and dying prayer. Cromwell’s

respect for him; the value of his library. p. 170, Mr. Marshall’s

character as a preacher. p. 175, The preaching of the quakers vindi-

cated. p. 176, A defence of the quakers. p. 177, The unfair treat-

ment James Naylor met with, and the io of the reflections cast
on the quakers on his account. p. 178, The illiberal conduct of these

who attempted his conviction' p. 179, The severity of the sentence

passed on him. Mr. Neal censured. The conduct of some ministers

towards James Naylor. His Dying sentiments; his repentance, and

farther remarks on the sentence against him. p. 184, Cromwell’s con-

duet towards the French protestants. p. 185, The history of a tumult

at Abingdon. p. 187, Bishop Hall’s poetry. p. 188-9, A biographical

account of Mr. John Hales. p. 191, Cromwell’s wishes to be king, and

his conversation with Fleetwood and Desborough. p. 196, A refer-

ence to Dr. Grey. The state of the nation under Cromwell. p. 198,

The age of admiral Blake. p. 199, An anecdote of Blake. The insult

offered to him and others after they had been buried. p. 200, A ref-

erence to Dr. Grey., p. 204. A particular concerning Walton's Poly-

f'. p. 205, A reference to Dr. Grey. p. 207 The character of Mr.

angley. p. 208. A reference to Dr. Grey. p. 209, The merit of the
#. army in the siege of Dunkirk. A story relative to the sur-

render of it, and to the conduct of cardinal Mazarine confuted. p. 210,

An history of the origin of various churches of the Independents in

Norfolk and Suffolk. p. 216, A practice of the Independents at the

first formation of their churches. The covenant of the church at Wat-

tesfield. p. 221, The address of the baptists to the protector. p. 222,

The flights of Goodwin and Sterry. Date of the battle of Marston-

Moor. p. 223, Reflections on the storms on the day of Cromwell's death

and of his body being taken up out of the grave. Expences of his fu-

neral and the pomp of it. p. 224. Sir John Reresby’s description of

Cromwell. His biographers. p. 227, Cromwell's disinterestedness.

Sineerity of his religion at first. p. 229, Cromwell's sensibility. p.

231, Dr. Robert Harris’ charity.

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and Mr. Selden's reply to a certain alderman, p. 294, An “m of
Mr. Francis Taylor’s son. p. 307, The cruel treatment of Elizabeth
Heavens and Elizabeth Fleteher. P. 314, A quotation from Milton.

Page 321, The framers of Charles II's declaration. p. 334, The

terms on which the bishops renewed their leases. p. 335, The gene-

rosity and munificence of the bishops stated. p. 337, Who drew up

the service for the 30th of January. The error of the parliament's

roceeding again. Charles I. The case of colonel Ingoldsby. p. 339,
#. Granger's reflection on the deportinent of the regicides at their

execution. p. 310, Mr. Horace Walpole's reflection on the execution

of a king. . p. 341, A query from Dr. Grey. . p. 342, His censure of

Milton, and the cause of Milton’s being included in the act of indem-

nity. p. 844, The on IGIN or A standi NG ARMY. p. 345, The injus-

tice of the proclamation issued out in consequence of Wenner's in-

surrection. p. 346, The apology of the baptists' Venner's acquittal

of them. p. 347, Sufferings of the baptists, particularly of Mr. Vava-

sor Powel, and Mr. John Bunyan. p. 348, The address of the quakers.

p. 349, Mr. Neal vindicated: favor shewn to the quakers. p. 350, A

conciliatory and liberal design of Mr. Boyle and Sir Peter Pett. p.

353, Bishop Stillingfleet’s change of sentiment. p. 354, The date of

Charles ll’s marriage; the influence of lord Clarendon in that event,
and other circumstances concerning it, p. 855, The chancellor’s ad-
vice previous to the general election. The pomp with which the kin
went to open the sessions of parliament. p. 356, Acts of Charles II’s
first parliament. p. 359, Remarks on the oath of non-resistance.

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Page 361, The number of bishops at the Savoy conferenee. p. 362,
No baptists admitted to that conference. p. 363, The effect of the nu-
merous demands of the presbyterians. p. 365, The questions concern-
ing baptism involved in the debates of the Savoy. p. 369, Moderation
and liberality of the baptists. The episcopalians and presbyterians per-
plexed by a proposal from the lord chancellor. p. 874, Reflections on
the infallibility of prinees in religious matters. p. 375, The directions
of the rubric, in King James's review, concerning the lessons. A mis-
take of hishop Kennet. p. 377, Mr. Neal corrected. p. 377, 378, Ad-
ditions to the liturgy. p. 380, Mistakes of Mr. Neal and lor. Grey,
p: 386. Some aecount of Oliver Cromwell's mother, of Thomas May,
and Col. Meldrum. p. 389, A severe act passed against the quakers.
p. 390, Sufferings of the quakers. p. 391, 92 An account of Mr. Thom.
as Lushington, and of Mr. Denne. p. 392, The duke of York's great
argument for adhering to popery. The sale of Dunkirk, and lord
Clarendon's share in it. p. 395, A mistake of Mr. Neal. The prinei-
ple on which the act of uniformity included school-masters. p. 39s,
The influence of the corporation-act and the act of uniformity, on the state of the quakers. p. 399, The limitation of the time allowed for subscription. p. 401. The proviso for the aid of the ejected ministers. References to bishop Kennet. p. 403. Bishop Saunderson's sentiments concerning the act of unifornity. p. 407, Dr. Walker's work, and the answers to it. p. 408, The sequestered clergy deprived of their fifths. P. 410, Bishop Kennet's opinion of the ejected ministers. p. 411, The amount of his pleas to extenuate their ealanities. p. 412, An observation of Mr. Philip Henry.

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Page 426, 'The duty of members of parliament. p. 426, Remarks on the address of the commons on Charles II’s proposal of indulgenee. p. 430. The design of subseription fixed by the legislature. p. 437, An incident that happened in the time of the plague. p. 440, A design to impose the oath in the Oxford five-mile act on the whole nation. p. 441, A reflection on that act. p. 443, The character of Dr. Cornelius Burgess. p. 444, Dr. Johnson's life of Dr. Cheynel. p. 447, An anecdote of Hubert. p. 448, Character of Mr. Edmund Calamy; the freedam with which he treated general Monk; his imprisonment and discharge. p. 449, Anecdotes of Mr. A. Jackson... p. 450, Lord Clarendan vindicated; his reflection on the palace built for him. p. 451, 2. True cause of lord Clarendon's fall. His leaving the islim His employment and greatness in his exile. His character drawn by Carte and Dr. Grey. An anecdote coneerning him.

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Page 456, Dr. Seaman's library. Anecdote of Mr. Hughes's mother. p. 45?, The writer of the Assembly’s catechism. An inaceuracy corrected. p. 470, Reflections on the conventiele aet. ... p. 471, Mr. Neal defended. p. 473, Bishop Henshaw's persecuting spirit. p. 475, Bishop Burnet censured, and the principles of the quakers. stated. p. 478, The recorder's of London speech on the trial of William Penn. The conduct and character of Sir John Waughan. p. 479, Anecdotes of Dr. Tuckney. p. 481, Mr. William Bridges's influence and sentiments on religion. p. 483, The duchess of York dies a papist., p. 485, The bishops alarmed; the clergy preach against popery. Dr. Tillotson's answer to archbishop Sheldon. p. 489, Dr. Staunton, where a fellow. p. 491, An account of Mr. Vavasor Powel.

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