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ligence from Prais and the Hague. His Majesty's proceedings upon
it. He applies to the bishops but wavers. Prince of Orange's expe-
dition and declaration. The king's preparations to resist him. Con-
fusion at court, and in the city. Progress of the prince of Orange.—
Heads of colleges in Oxford send to the prince, and sign the association.
The king leaves the kingdom. An end of the male line of the Stuarts.
Interregnum. Address of the clergy to the prince; and of the non-
conformist ministers. His highness's answer. The throne declared
vacant, and the crown offered to the prince and princess of Orange.
Remarks. Address of the dissenting ministers to king William.-
The king's answer. Their address to the queen. Her majesty's an-
swer. Some bishops refused the oath. His majesty recommends qual-
ifying all his protestant subjects for serving the government. Bill for
changing the oath. Act of Toleration brought to the house and pass-
ed. Bill for a comprehension. An ecclesiastical commission to pre-
pare matters for it. Their powers. The legality of them. Reasons
against alterations, and for them. Their proceedings. The particu-
lar amendments. Proceedings of the convocation. Their disaffection.
Remarks. On the account of abolishing episcopacy in Scotland;
which was owing to the Jacobitism of the Scots bishops and clergy;
creates disaffection to the government, and to the English dissenters,
The king made uneasy by the tories. Their conduct to the dissenters
since the revolution. The schism bill; repealed by king George I.
Dissenting ministers who survived the revolution.
CONTENTS OF THE SUPPLEMENT.
An account of Mr. Abraham Chear, of Mr. Richard Farmer, and
of Mr. Thomas Hardcastle. History of the baptist congregation in
Broad-Mead, Bristol. An account of Mr. George Fownes, of Mr.
- Henry D'Anvers, of Mr. Thomas Wilcox, and of Mr. John Gosnold.
An account of William Baily, of Isaac Pennington, of Giles Bar-
nadiston, of Thomas Taylor, of William Bennet, of Thomas Stordy,
and of William Gibson. William Penn's publications; particularly
his treatise entitled "England's present interest considered;" his de-
scription of the severities of the times. Robert Barclay's apology; its
merit and celebrity: his work entitled "the anarchy of ranters.
schism among the quakers. Their petition. Their application for
the release of their imprisoned friends. Their petition against the in-
formers. Proceedings on it. Their address on the king's declaration;
the manner in which it was guarded. Robert Barclay's visit to the
bishops in the Tower. The generous conduct of the quakers towards
the bishops. Their address for relief in the cases of tithes and of
oaths. The death and character of colonel David Barclay; of Wil-
fiam Dewsbury; of Rebecca Travers; and of Ann Downer.
Reflections on the Revolution, and the Act of Toleration.
The general happiness introduced by the revolution.
propagated previously to it. The designs of James II. The jesuits'
memorial; the outlines of the scheme laid down in it for rooting up
protestantism; and circumstances which favored it. The defect of
the bill of rights. The defects of the act of toleration. The statute
of William and Mary against such as deny the doctrine of the Trinity.
The illiberal import of the word Toleration. A general review of the
spirit and laws of the times preceding the act of toleration. The bap-
tists and quakers advocates for liberty of conscience. The excellence,
importance, and influence, of the act of toleration; its aspect on the
state of Europe, and particularly on the situation of the Vaudois.-
The origin of the school in Gravel-lane, Southwark. An account of
a piece entitled" a brief History of the Unitarians, called also Soci-
nians ;" and one called "a Rational Catechism.”
Page 20, Caryl's exposition of Job. p 22, Mr Gough's reflections
on the conduct of parliament with respect to the king's declaration.
p. 33, An association for the opening of schools, and the distribution
of books in Wales. p. 36, The cause of the dissolution of parliament.
The bill for the new test. p. 40, The authors of Foxes and Firebrands.
Character of Sir Roger Le Strange's writings. p. 41 Wood's char-
acter of Corbet. p. 42, Death and character of Richard Cromwell's
wife. p. 43, A quotation from Sewel. p. 45, Account of bishop Rey-
nolds. p. 48, The number of non-conformists. p. 49, The ground of
the repeal of the act de heretico comburendo. The spirit and power of
the church. p. 49, 50, The character of archbishop Sheldon; his ad-
vice to young noblemen. Dr. Grey's censure of Mr. Neal. Charac-
ter of bishop Henchman. p. 52, An account of Dr. Manton, and an
anecdote of lord Bolingbroke. p. 53, Mr. Rowe's learning.
Page 55, Sir Edmundbury Godfrey's death and funeral. Great alarm
occasioned by the popish plot. p. 56, Sir Roger Le Strange. p. 57,
The exclusion bill negatived by two votes only. Effects of that alarm
about the popish plot. A lecture set up by the dissenters. p. 58, The
king's conversation with Sir John Reresby on the plot. p. 59, An
account of Mr. Vincent, and a work of his. Anecdotes of Mr. The-
ophilus Gale. p. 62-3, Anecdotes of Mr. Matthew Poole; his meth-
od of study; a liberal scheme formed by him. His Synopsis Criti
corum." The continuators' of his annotations. p. 63-4, Particulars
concerning Dr. Thomas Goodwin. p. 64, The duke of York recalled.
The petitions of the Abhorrers. p. 68, Lord Halifax's influence in
throwing out the bill of exclusion, and the duke of York's ingratitude.
p. 73, Letters of the French presbyterians, relative to episcopacy.
Mr. Claude's remonstrance with bishop Compton. p. 74, A particu
lar concerning Mr. Charnock. p. 78, The king's declaration in 1681.
p. 84, Mr. Thomas Gouge's character and charity. p. 85, A dispute
at Oswestree between bishop Lloyd and Mr. James Owen. p. 87, Par-
ticulars concerning Mr. Case. His exhortation to the court-martial. p.
87, Mr. Samuel Clarke's publications; the good effect of his labors at
Alcester. p. 89, Mr, Shower's travels and conversation with Turet-
tin, concerning the non-conformists. p. 90, Spratt's history of the
Rye-house plot. The earl of Essex's death. p. 91, The nature of
the manuscript for which Algernon Sydney was condemned. 91, 2, An
epitaph for him. p. 92. Characters of Dr. Owen and Mr. Mead vin-
dicated. p. 94, The effect of the quakers address. The decree of the
university of Oxford in favor of passive-obedience. p. 95, The treat-
ment Dr. Whitby met with on account of his "Protestant Reconciler."
p. 96, 7, History of Mr. Delaune; Dr. Calamy's conduct towards him,
and his character. p. 97, The fate of Delaune; a reflection on the
dissenters. Sufferings of the dissenters. An account of Mr. Francis
Bampfield. p. 98. Mr. Salkeld's imprisonment. The demand for
Mr. Delaune's "Plea." p. 101, 2, Mr. Wood's character of Dr. Owen.
Mr. Granger's remarks on it. Particulars concerning Dr. Owen; his
conversations with the duke of York and the king. The present of the
latter to the dissenters. p. 104, The charter of Chester given up.
The disinterested conduct of the issenters of that city. p. 105, The
speech of the public orator at Cambridge to the king. p. 107, Sir
John Talbot's interference for Mr. Rosewel, and Jefferie's conduct at
and after the trial. p. 108, Particulars concerning Mr. Jenkyn. p.
113, Dr. Warner's character of Charles II. Dr. Sharpe's reflection
on his death. p. 114, A saying concerning Charles II. A design to
place a bishop in Virginia.
PAGE 143 Circumstances attending the proclamation of James II.
p. 144. The impression made by king James's first speech.
high flight of Dr. Sharp. The genuineness of an address of the quak,
ers to James II. disputed. p. 145, The history of Dr. Titus Oates.
p. 146, Character of James's first parliament reflections on their
grant to the king. p. 147, Mr. Long's epitaph for Mr. Baxter. In-
scription on sir Henry Wotton's tomb. p. 148, The history of the
printing of the duke of Monmouth's declaration. p. 150, A reference.
p. 152, A short account of Dr. Pinfold. p. 154, The writings of the
clergy against popery. p. 155, The charge of a license being refused
to the writings of dissenters considered and stated. p. 157, Chiefjus-
tice Jones's speech on being displaced. p. 158. The duplicity of
James. p. 159, An address of the quakers. p. 162, Reflection on Mr.
Howe's being driven from this country, and the names of his fellow-
refugees. p. 166, The timid conduct of archbishop Sancroft. A vin-
dication of Dr. Sprat, the bishop of Rochester. p. 167, The history
of Mr. Johnson and of his sufferings. p. 168, The hostility of the
Irish catholics to the cause of liberty. An account of bishop Comp-
ton, and his repartee to king James. p. 170, The intrepidity of his
spirit. p. 171, The conduct of Dr, Sprat on some particular occa-
sions. p. 172, Licenses of exemption from particular penal statutes.
p. 178, The insidious policy of James II. p. 174. The effect of the
king's declaration in America. Dr. Increase Mather's voyage and
reception at court. p. 176, The king's condescension to the quakers.
The strain and number of the addresses from the dissenters. Some
account of Mr. Stretton. p. 177, An anecdote of Dr. Williams; and ·
the effect of the determination of the dissenting ministers. p. 178,
The address of the London ministers, and the king's answer. p. 179,
Some inaccuracies corrected. An apology for the dissenters' address-
es. The flattery of the church-party to Charles II. p. 180, The dis-
senters courted, and then forsaken, by the clergy. A conversation
between Mr. Howe and Dr. Sherlock. p. 185, The address of the
dissenters of Chester. The flattering speech of the recorder of that
city. p. 189, An inaccuracy corrected. The character of Mr. Clark-
son. p. 190, Dr. Sherlock's character of Dr. Jacomb. The valuable
library of the latter. The affection shewn to Mr. Collins.
Page 199, Bishop Barlow's advice to his clergy; his inconsistent
conduct. p. 200, The conduct of the clergy, who read the declara-
tion. p. 201, Archbishop Sancroft's order and opinion in favor of
reading royal declarations in churches, and inconsistent conduet.-
p. 202. The people condole with the bishops sent to the Tower; ten
non-conforming ministers visit them; and the soldiers drink their
health. p. 203, Two remarkable circumstances attending the trial of
the bishops. The joy expressed on their acquittal; and the king's
mortification. p. 204, An article of archbishop Sancroft's circular
letter to his clergy. p. 201, 11, The singular circumstances of the
prince of Orange's landing, and an application of some lines from
Claudian to it. The share of the bishops in inviting over the prince
of Orange considered. p. 213, An anecdote of the persons who seized
the king at Feversham. p. 217, Scotch commissioners wait on king
William; his scruple about the oath they tendered. p. 220, The lib-
eral answer of queen Mary to Dr. Increase Mather. p. 223, A protest
of the peers. The same. p. 224, The defectiveness of the act of tol-
eration, and Mr. Locke's sentiments concerning it. p. 230, Dr. Jane's
speech on opening the convocation: remarks on it. The causes of his
election to the prolocutor's chair, and the principles of his conduct.
p. 231, The ground of the differences in subsequent convocations. p.
232, The conclusion of bishop Compton's speech in the upper house
of convocation. The failure of a design to promote the spirit of devo-
tion. Reflections on the design of this convocation miscarrying.
NOTES TO THE SUPPLEMENT.
Page 241, An account of Mr. Ewins. p. 246, An account of Mary
Fisher, and her visit to Sultan Mahomet. p. 253, Mosheim's want of
candor. p. 257, Account of Mr. Swinton. p. 266, The liberality of
the governments formed by the quakers and baptists. p. 268, The
march of the Vaudois, and the remarkable circumstances of it.