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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-

ford, iii. 15.
BENTLEY, Richard, Life of, v. 365; his controversy with Boyle, 369;

made Master of Trinity College, 380; proposed an edition of
the Greek Testament, 384; demanded extraordinary fees, 388;
his death, 398; his character, ib.; his epitaph on Newton, 401

note; extracts from his works, 402.
BERKELEY, George, Bishop of Cloyne, Life of, vi. 70; left executor of

Miss Vanhomrigh, 79; -projects a college in the Bermudas, 80 ;.
repairs, in consequence, to America, 85; remarks on his Siris,
96; desirous of resigning hiş bishopric, 97; his death, 98 ; his
character, 99; work ascribed to him, 100.

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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,

i. 24..
• 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,

ii. 217.
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,

345 note.
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

works, 349.
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,

ii. 17.
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

works, 134.
Butts, Dr., his attention to Cranmer, i. 345.


Cabinet-council,' origin of the term, iii. 26 note.
Cadiz taken by the English, ii. 223.
Cæsar, Julius, his praise as an historian, i. 419 note.
Calvin, John, his attempt to model the Church of England, i. 522.
Cambridge, lectures on the learned languages opened there in the six-

teenth century, i. 47 note; MSS. presented to the University by

the Duchess of Buckingham, ií. 503.
CAMDEN, William, Life of, ij. 403; his devotion to antiquities, 404 ;

his Greek Grammar, 407'; attacked by Brooke, 408; founds

a professorship of history at Oxford, 422; his death, ib.; his

character, 423.
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,

i. 60.
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

at court, 178; his wives, 178, 190; his speech to Mary, 180;
attempts against his life, 183; his death, 192; his character,

193; his "Ten Precepts to his Son,' 197.
Chancellorship, Sir Thomas More the first layman who filled this office,

i. 85 note.
Chancery, singular instance of no cause depending in, i. 88.
Charity, v. 158; vi, 182.
Charlemagne, misfortunes of the race of, ii. 266 note.
Charles I., prayer in the Eikon Basilike stolen from Sidney's Arcadia,

ii. 22 note; his journey to Spain when prince, 495; his con-
duct to Archbishop Abbot, $34; his disputes with parliament,
560; iii. 7, 65, 114, 250 ; true era his virtual declaration
of war against his subjects, ii. 568; his forced loan, iii. 9; his
quarrel with the Scots, iii. 26; his speech to the Commons on
Strafford's case, 38;' his consultation with the bishops and
judges on it, 42, 233; an army raised against him, 71;
calls the Long Parliament, 117; takes refuge in the Scottish
army, 262; sold by it to the parliament, 264; seized by the
army, 264; duplicity of his conduct, 266, 402; conveyed å
prisoner to Hurst Častle, 276; attempt of the Scottish army
in his favour, 276; his trial, 352; solemn league and cove-

nant, iv. 16 note.
Charles II. proclaimed King in Scotland, iii. 280; defeated at Worcester,

282; restoration of, 312, 386, 411; his proclamation against his
father's judges, 379 note; goes to France to his mother, 404;
his court at the Hague under the control of his mother, 405;
his expedition to Scotland, 407 ; his imprudence and poverty
in exile, 408; sent out of France, 410; his conduct respecting



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

death, 360; his character, 361.
Clarkson, David, iv. 381.
Classics, editions of, for the Duke of Gloucester, v. 379.
Cleanliness recommended, ii. 6.
Cloyne, Bishop of. See Berkeley, George.
Club, Literary, vi. 324.
Clubmen, a body formed during the civil war, iii. 260; iv. 139.
COKE, Sir Edward, his remarks on the dissolution of monasteries, i. 388

note; his disgraceful conduct on different occasions, ii. 346, 544

te, 546 note; Life of, 543; his first wife, 544; marries a second,
545; his integrity as a judge, 548; removed from his place,
552; marries his daughter to Sir John Villiers, 555; defends the
privileges of parliament, 557 ; sent to the tower, 559; scheme

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