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of 1664. The privileges of the subject violated. The prisons, in the
time of the plague, eroded by new commitments. A temporary miti-
gation of the proceedings against this society. New scenes of persecu-
tion opened by the third conventicle 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-
eil for demolishing the meeting house in Horsly-down. The cruelty
with which it was executed. The meeting-house at Ratcliffe pulled

George Fox committed to the gaol at Lancaster, and discharg-
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 effect of his patience and innocence
on his keepers, particularly on the governor of Scarborough castle.
Mrs. Margaret Fell cited before the justices : her magnanimity; com-
mitted to Lancaster gaol ; tried, and recommitted to prison The suf-
ferings of Francis Lovgill and his deportment under them. T'he case
of Hannah Trigg. The imprisonment of Joseph Face. The exertions
of the quakers in defence of their cause, and of their suffering breibren;
namely, the applications to the king by Margaret Fell, Burrough, lub-
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 ; & public disputation with
him. A piece of George Fox. The meeting house in Grace-church-
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-
tienee : their charity, especially in the time of the plague; their exten-
sive benevolence. Character and death of Richard Hubberthorn, of
Edward Burrough, of William Ames, of John Audland, of Richard
Farnsworth, of Thomas Loe, Josiah Coale, and Francis Howgill.

CONTENTS OF THE NOTES.

CHAP. I.

Page 25, The origin of the name Rump Parliament. p. 26, The mot-
io on the arms of the cominonwealth. 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

Page 67, Mr. Baxter's censare 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 ll. p. 84, Biograph-
ical account of general Treton; p. 87, The reception giveu 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. p. 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.

sent to the Jewish rabbi. p. 167, Anecdotes 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 injustice of the reflections cast

on the quakers on his account. p. 178, The illiberal conduct of those

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

aceount 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-

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

Langley. p. 208. A reference to Dr. Grey. p. 209, The merit of the

English 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 charches of the Independents in

Norfolk and Soffolk. 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 disinterestedvess.

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

231, Dr. Robert Harris' charity.

and Mr. Selden's reply to a certain alderman. p. 294, An account of
Mr. Francis Taylor's son. p. 307, The cruel treatment of Elizabeth
Heavens and Elizabeth Fletcher. p. 311, A quotation from Milion.

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Page 324, 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

proceeding against Charles I. The case of colonel Ingoldsby. p. 339,

Mr. Granger's reflection on the deportment of the regicides at their
execution. p. 340, Mr. Horace Walpole's reflection on the execution
of a king. p. 341, A query from Dr. Grey. p. 312, His censure of
Milton, and the cause of Milton's being included in the act of indem-
nity. p. 344, The ORIGIN OF A STANDING ARMY. p. 3+5, The injus-
tice of the proclamation issued out in consequence of Venner's in-
surrection. p. 346, The apology of the baptists Venner's acquittal
of them. p. 347, Sufferings of ihe 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. 355, The chancellor's ad.
vice previous to the general election. The pomp with which the king
went to open the sessions of parliament. p. 356, Acts of Charles Il's
first parliament. p. 359, Remarks on the oath of non-resistance.

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 uniforinity. 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 calamities. p. 412, An observation of Mr. Philip Henry.

CHAP. VII.

Page 426, 'The duty of members of parliament. p. 426, Remarks of the address of the commons on Charles Il's proposal of indulgence. p. 430, The design of subscription fixed by the legislature. p. 437, An ineident that happened in the time of the plague. p. 440, A design 10 impose the oath in the Oxford five-mile act on the whole nation. p. 4+1, A reflection on that act. P. 443, The character of Dr. Cornelius Burgess. p. 414, Dr. Johnson's life of Dr. Cheynel. p. 447, An ayecdoie of Hubert. p. 448, Character of Mr. Edmund Calamy; the freedom with which he treated general Monk; his imprisonment and discharge. p. 449, Anecdotes of Mr. A. Jackson. p. 450, Lord Clarendon vindicated; his reflection on the palace built for him. p. 451, 2, True cause of lord Clareudon's fall. His leaving the kingdom. His employment and greatness in his exile. His character drawn by Carte and Dr. Grey. An anecdote coneerning him.

CHAP. VIII.

Page 456, Dr. Seaman's library. Anecdote of Mr. Hughes's mother. P. 467, The writer of the Assembly's catechism. An inaccuracy corrected. p. 470, Reflections on the conventicle act. 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 Williain Penn. The conduet and character of Sir John Vaughan. 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. Stannton, where a fellow. p. 491, An account of Mr. Vavasor Powel.

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