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ch a pote it v i. From the beginning of the commotions in Scotland, to the Long Parliament in the year 1640.
Scots’ liturgy: imposed by the prerogative; occasions tumults. Reasons against it. Petitions against it, and a protestation. Tables erected. The solemn league and covenant renewed. The band of defenee. The marquis of Hamilton sent high commissioner into ScotHand. The king's coneessions. A general assembly at Glasgow. The bishop's declinator. It is rejected. The assembly }. but continue sitting: their reasons for so doing. Preparations of the English court against them. Acts of the assembly. Bishops deposed. First Scots war. Proceedings of the high commissions. Settlement of the colonies of Connecticut and New Hampshire. Puritan ministers remove to New England: viz. Mr. Rogers. Mr. Mowman, and Mr. Chauncey. Oliver Cromwell and other gentleman bound for New England. ) 9.hers remove to Holland, viz. Dr. Thomas Goodwin, Mr. Nye. Mr. Burroughs, Mr. Bridge, and Mr. Sympson. Heylin's r, marks. The king marehes against the Scots. A pacific tion. A general assembly at Edinburgh The king's instructions to his commissioner. The parliament meets. The king refuses to confirm their acts. Bishop Hatl's divine right of episcopacy: revised by Laud. Bagshaw's read
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chAPTER v II. The Character of the Long Parliament. Their arguments against the late convocation and canons. The impeachment of Dr. William Laud, archbishop of Canterbury. Votes of the House of Commons against the promoters of the late innovations. Long parliament. Their religious character. Character of the lead| ing members amongst the peers; earl of Essex, earl of Bedford, lord | Kombolton, and earl of Warwick. Character of the leading members in the house of commons; of Mr. Lenthal the speaker, Mr. Pym, Mr. Hollis, sir Henry Vane, senior, sir John Hothain, and Mr. Hampden. of the earl of Esser’s party, and others. Long parliament opened. They appoint committees. Speeches against the late canons. Resolutions against thein. Remarks. Proceedings of the convocation. Mr. Farmistre’s speech. They disperse. Objections of the commons against the late convocation. and against the canons. Objections to the Et
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Caetera oath. Remarks. Archbishop Laud impeached of high treason. The Scots charge. His grace's reply. Sir H. Grimstone's speech against him. He is impeached by the English parliament. He is committed to the usher of the blackrod. Heads of the impeachment of the house of commons. The archbishop speaks for himself. He is sent to the Tower. Prisoners of the prerogative released, viz. bishop of Lincoln. Prynne, Burton, and Bastwick. Dr. Leighton's petition. He is released. Dr. Osbaldeston, and others. Authors of the late innovations censured: bishop Wren, and several other clergymen. Mutinous behavior of the people. Votes to prevent it. Service of the church of England neglected. History of the independents continued: of Mr. Lathorpe, Mr. Cann, Mr. Howe, and Mr. Moore. They appear in public. Votes of parliament against innovations. Votes against subscriptions of the university. Desigu of their votes. ch a pter VI: i. The antiquity of Liturgies and of the Episcopal Order, debated between bishop Hall and smecorry Nvus. Petitions for and against the hierarchy. Roor and branch petition. The ministers’ petition for reror Marion. Speeches upon the petitions. Proceedings against
foilet. for and against episcopacy. Bishop Hall's divine right of episcopacy. Answered by smecty MNUUs. Abstract of the controversy upon the antiquity of liturgies. Bishop Hall's argument. Smectymnuus for the liberty of prayer. Primitive manner of worship. Bishop Hall’s commendation P the English liturgy. Smectymnuus.” reply. Bishop Hall's concessions about liberty of prayer; defence of remonstrance. Of the distinetion between bishop and presbyter. Of the right of ordination by bishops or by presbyters. Whether presbyters may ordain without a bishop. Of the right of jurisdiction. Remarks. Judgment of foreign divines. Numbers of hands to petitions for and against the hierarchy. The folly of it. Root and branch petition for taking away the whole hierarchy. Counter petition for continuing the hierarchy. Ministers’ petition for reformation of the hierarchy. The king interposes. Speeches for root and branch. Sir. H. Vane's speech, Serjeant Thomas's, Mr. Bagshaw's, and Mr. White's. Speeches for the ministers’ petition. Lord Falkland's speech for the reformation of the hierarchy. , Lord Digby’s speech on the same side. Remarks. Resolutions of the house of commons. Proceedings against * The king favors them. Goodman, a priest, reprieved by the
ing. Remonstrance of the parliament against it. The o: answer. Remarks.
CHA Pter ix. From the Impeachment of the Earl of Strafford, to the Recess of the Parliament upon the King's progress into Scotland.
Impeachment and trial of the earl of Strafford. Plot to bring the army to London. Mischievous consequences of it., Character of the earl of Strafford. The king's late ministers terrified. Reasons for not dissolving the parliament. Remarks. A solemn vow and protestation taken by both houses; ordered to be taken all over England, but prevented by the bishops. Remarks. Bill against the hishops' votes in parliament. Arguments for the bill. Arguments in favor of the bishups, with the replies. Whether bishops are one of the three estates in parliament. A bill for the extirpation of bishops, deans and chapters, and prehendaries, brought in by sir Edward Deering. His speech in the committee. Debates about deans and chapters. Dr. Hackett's defence of deans and chapters. H)r. Burgess's speech against them. Serjeant Thomas's speech against deans and chapters. 0riginal of deaus, &c., Alderman Pury's speech against them. Resolutions of the house, but the bill lost. Committee of accommodation, The sub-committee. Their names. Their propositions and queries. Bp. Williams's scheme of church discipline. Archbishop Usher's reduction of episcopacy to synodical government. Other reconciling schemes. The committee of accommodation breaks up. Remarks. Remarks on Mr. Itapin. The king's conduet at passing the bills for abolishing the high eommission and star-ehamber. Act, for abolishing the eourt of higheommission. Remarks. Star-chamber abolished. Manifesto in favor of the Palatine family. Further attacks upon the bishops. Thirteen bishops impeached for compiling the canons. They fall into neglect. The king resolves upon a progress into Scotland to disunite that nation from the parliament. Abstract of the pacification with Scotland. The king's progress into Scotland: his concessions. Upon his return to England he repents of them. Thanksgiving for the pacification. The Seats declared to be the king's faithful subjects. Unsettled state of religion. Votes of the house of commons concerning the communion woe: for eneouragement of preaching. Committee for preachin ministers, and for scandalous ministers."votes for the observation ; the Lord's day. House of lords disagree with the commons. Their votes put in execution. Remarks. Rioter. punished. , Sad representstion of the state of religion by the royalists, and by the king. Reply of the eammons. Disadvantages of the parliament with respect to ministers. Arehbishop Laud suspended from his jurisdiction. Bishop of Lincoln's visitation. Distracted state of the nation. Remarks. Death and elaracter of bishop Davenant, bishop ."fontague, and Mr. Eaton. ch a PTER X. From the re-assembling of the Parliament to the King's leaving his Palace of Whitehall, January 10th, 1641-2. Irish insurrection and massacre: spreads terror over England: authors of it. Concern of the English court in it. . Earl of Essex's account; and the marquis of Antrim’s. King Charles II.'s letter. Proceedings of the parliament upon the insurrection. The *. imprudent conduet. Remarks. The king's letter in favor of the hierarchy. He fills up the vacant bishopries. Remonstrance of the house of commous. Remarks. It is presented to the king. Grievances of religion. Declaration of their intentions. Petition presented with the remonstranee. The king's answer to the petition, and to the remonstrance. Issue of the impeachment of the thirteen bishops. The petition of the lordmayor and aldermen against the bishops and popish lords: of the London apprentices. Petitions for the bishops. A second petition of the puritan clergy for reformation. Tumults about the parliament house. Skirmishes between the two parties, and in the city. Attempts to suppress them. The bishops insulted going to the parliament house. Their protestation. They are impeached. The protes
tation illegal. Reasons of it. Apology for the bishops. Remarks.-The king goes to the house of commons to seize five of their unembers. The authors of this project. City of London for the parliament. The king leaves Whitehall. Remarks. The bishops not brought to their trial. The bill to take away their votes revived : and passes the house of lords. Arguments for the king to pass it. The king passes it. The act itself. Remarks upon it. CHAPTER XI.
From the King's leaving Whitehall to the beginning of the Civil War.
State of the nation. Resolutions of the cabinet council at Windsor. Debates about the militia. Petitions to the parliament to provide for the safety of the nation Their proceedings. The crisis. Votes and resolutions of the commons. The king's reply. The parliament’s answer. Remarks. The Scots offer their mediation, which the king refuses, but the parliament accepts. A declaration of the parliament concerning a reformation. The negative oath. Numbers of libellous pamphlets on both sides. The king's high language to the parliament. He is denied entrance into Hull. The king's proceedings in the north. Courts of justice to be removed. Proceedings of parliament. Abstract of the parliament’s memorial : and of the king's answer. The sum of the parliament's desires in nineteen propositions. Propositions relating to religion. The king's answer. The king's preparations for the war, and the parliament’s. Money and plate borrowed of the citizens. The king's proposals for borrowing of money The loyalty of the university of Oxford. The vice-chancellor's letter on behalf of the university. The chancellor's answer. Loyalty of the university at Cambridge; their plate delivered up; value of the whole. Parliament resents it. The king applies to the papists. The parliament confederates with the Scots. A letter of the general assembly to the parliament. The parliament’s reply. The king's letter to Scotland. A bill to abolish episcopacy. Remarks. The war opens. . A vote of parliament for raising an army. The king sets up his standard at Nottingham.
CHAPTER XII. The State of the Church of England. The religious Character of both Parties. With a Summary of the Ground of the Civil War.
The condition of the church : of the cathedrals. The strict observation of the sabbath. Plays and other diversions put down. . The monthly fast. Rise of the morning lecture. A reformation of manmers in the city and parts adjacent: in the camp of the earl of Esser. Mr. Bacter's character of those who took part with "F. Of the puritan clergy; Mr. Barter's account of them. Their political behavior; their vindication. Of the king's clergy. Of the king’s army. The king's proclamation for the better government of his army. The authors of the civil war: the queen, evil counsellors, warm spirits in the house of commons. The grounds and reasons on which it proceeded. Jealousies on both sides.
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