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[1668. Lautherdale's coming thither, and the order there- , encourage him to expect any thing from them; upon for the fleet to sail presently for Holland for were all arguments of perplexity and consternathe reasons aforesaid, kindled all those sparkles tion to all men, who had been moderately versed into a bright flame of dissension, so universal, that in the transaction of affairs ; and were too many there were very few who spake with any civility of things to be looked upon at once, and yet could one another, or without the highest animosity that not be effectually looked upon but together. So can be imagined

that the chancellor used to say, “that all the busiThis was the distracted condition of affairs ness he had been conversant in, from the beginwhen the lord Cottington and the chancellor came ning to his coming to the Hague, had not adto the Hague; the council divided between them “ ministered half the difficulties and disconsolaselves, and more offended with the court for pre tion, had not half so much disturbed and dissumption in making themselves of the council, “ tracted his understanding, and broken his mind, and opposing whatsoever the other directed, hy “ as the next six months from that time had their private whispering to the prince in reproach “ done.” Nor could he see any light before him of them, and their public murmurings against to present a way to the king, by entering into their persons for the counsel they gave, every man which he might hopefully avoid the greatest endeavouring to incense others against those who misery that ever prince had been exposed to. His were not affected by him; and this ill humour in own particular condition (under so general a morcreased by such an universal poverty, that very tification) afflicted him very little, having long few knew where to find a subsistence for three composed himself by a resolution, with God's months to come, or how to dispose of themselves. blessing, to do his duty without hesitation, and to The clamour from the fleet was so high for new leave all the rest to the disposition of Providence. victual and for money, that there was apprehen When the fleet was committed to the governsion just enough, that they would provide for ment of prince Rupert to embark for Ireland, it themselves by returning to their old station; to was enough foreseen by those who foresaw what which they had both opportunity and invitation, naturally might fall out, that Ireland was probably by the parliament's having set out another fleet like to be the place whither it might be the most superior in power to them, that were already at counsellable for the prince himself to repair. But anchor in their view, under the command of the as it was not then seasonable in many respects to earl of Warwick, to block them up in that incon- publish such an imagination; so it was not possivenient harbour. The sudden news of the total ble to keep the fleet where it then was, or in any defeat of the Scots army, and shortly after the port of the dominions of Holland, where the loss of Colchester, and taking the persons of so States were already perplexed what answer they many gallant gentlemen, and murdering some of should return if the new commonwealth should them in cold blood; the daily warm contests in demand the ships, or whether they were not council upon the insolent behaviour and the un- obliged to deliver them: and therefore no time reasonable demands of the lord Lautherdale, who was to be lost. Nor was the voyage itself like to as peremptorily insisted upon the prince's going be secure, but by the benefit of the winter season, immediately with the fleet into Scotland, as he had and the unquiet seas they were to pass through; done before the total defeat of duke Hamilton, which would have made it too dangerous a voyage and without expecting to hear what alteration that for the person of the prince, who must find a fatal change had produced in that kingdom, which shorter passage thither, when it should be neceswas very reasonable to apprehend, and in truth sary. had at that time really fallen out : these and many When that inhuman impiety was acted at Lonother ill presages made the chancellor quickly don, and the young king had in some degree refind, that in his two years' repose in Jersey he covered his spirits from the sudden astonishment, had not fortified himself enough against future and had received the vile proclamation and proassaults, nor laid in ballast to be prepared to ride positions from Scotland, his majesty with those out the storms and tempests that he was like to be few who were of nearest trust concluded, " that it engaged in.

“would be shortly of necessity to transport himThe preservation of the fleet was a considera- “ self into Ireland;” which was to be the highest tion that would bear no delay; and was in a short secret, that it might be equally unsuspected in time, though with infinite difficulties and contests England and in Scotland.

That he should infull of animosity, resolved to be by committing cognito, or with a light train, pass through the charge of it to prince Rupert, who was to “ France to Nantz, or some other port of Precarry it into Ireland, where were many good ports tagne, where two or three ships of war, which in his majesty's obedience.

But that was no “ he could not doubt of obtaining by the favour sooner done, but the horrid murder of the king, of his brother the prince of Orange, might atand the formed dissolution of the monarchy there, “ tend him; and from thence he might with and erecting and establishing the government in “ least hazard embark for the nearest coast of that kingdom with a seeming general consent, at Ireland, where the marquis of Ormond might least without any visible appearance or possibility “ meet him.” of contradiction or opposition; the faint procla This being concluded in that manner, the lord mation of the present king in Scotland, under the Cottington went in a morning to the king before same conditions which they would have imposed, he was dressed; and desired, “ that when he was and with all the circumstances with which they “ ready, he would give him a private audience in had prosecuted the rebellion against his father; "his closet.” He there told him, " that his mathe resolution what was fit for the young king to "jesty had taken the most prudent resolution undertake in his own person, and the dismal - that his condition would admit, for Ireland; prospect, how all the neighbour princes were soli “where there remained yet some foundation for citous not to pay him any such civilities, as might “ hope. That for himself he was so old and in

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the Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon.

firm,” (for to his seventy-five years, which was much pleased with what he had before discoursed,
then his age, he had frequent and painful visita- and asked what the other particular was that he
tions of the gout and the stone,) “that his ma intended to offer; the lord Cottington told him,
jesty could not expect his personal attendance “ that he was very glad his majesty was so well
in so many journeys by land as he must be ex pleased with what he had proposed, which he

posed to: yet having served the crown through “ confessed the more he had revolved himself, the “ out the reign of his grandfather and his father, more hopeful the success appeared to him ; “ he was very desirous to finish his life in his “ which made him the more solicitous, that “ majesty's service.

" through any inadvertency such a design might
"That he had reflected upon the woful condition

“ not miscarry
“ his affairs were in, not more by the power of his He put him then in mind again“ of his great
“ rebels, than by being abandoned by all his neigh age, how unlike it was that he should be able
bour princes. That it was too apparent, that “ to hold out such a journey, or, if he did, the
“ neither of them would embark themselves in fatigue thereof would probably cast him into a
“ his quarrel; so that the utmost he could hope “ fit of the gout or the stone, or both, which if he
“from them was, that in some secret manner they " should outlive, he should be long detained
"might contribute such a supply and relief to “ from the prosecution of his business, which the
“ him, as might give him a subsistence, till some “ less vigorously pursued would be more inef-
new accidents and alterations at home or abroad "fectual," and therefore proposed,

- that he
might produce a more seasonable conjuncture. might have a companion with him, of more
That even in that particular, he doubted the youth and a stronger constitution, who would

magnanimity or generosity of princes would “ receive some benefit by the information and “not be very conspicuous : however it being all “advice he should be able to give him, the ad“ his present dependance, he must try all the “vantage whereof would redound for the preways

he could to provoke them to that dispo sent, and might more in the future, to the king's “sition.

“service ;” and in fine proposed, “ that the chan“ That he knew the crown of Spain was so low “ cellor of the exchequer might be joined in the at that time, that whatever their inclinations - commission with him, and accompany him into

might be, they could neither supply him with “ Spain, from whence if they made haste in their

ships or men or money towards the raising or * journey, they might make such a progress in “ supporting of an army: yet that he knew too, “ that court, that he might be able to attend his “ that there is such a proportion of honour, and majesty in Ireland in a very short time after his of a generous compassion and bounty, that is « arrival there; whilst himself remained still at

inseparable from that crown, and even runs Madrid, to prosecute all further opportunities

through that people, which other nations are “ to advance his service."
not inspired with. And he was confident, that The king was surprised with the overture; and
“ if his majesty sent an ambassador thither, how asked “whether the chancellor would be willing
“necessitous soever that court might be, it would “ to undertake the employment, and whether he

never refuse to make such an assignment of “ had spoken with him of it.” To which the other
money to him as might, well husbanded, pro- presently replied,

“ that he knew not, nor had
“ vide a decent support for him in Ireland; where ever spoke to him of it, nor would do, till his
“ likewise the king of Spain had power to do his majesty, if he liked it, should first

prepare him; majesty more offices than any other prince could “ for he knew well he would at first be startled “ do, or he any where else, by the universal influ- “ at it, and it may be might take it unkindly.

he had upon the Irish nation. And general “ That he knew well how much of the weight or Owen O'Neile, who was the only man that then “his business lay upon the chancellor's shoul“ obstructed the union of that people in a sub “ ders, and in that respect that many others “mission to the king, had been bred up in the "would not be willing he should be absent: yet “ court of Spain, and had spent all his time in “ that there was a long vacation in view, and “ the service of that crown, and had still his sole “ there could be little to be done till the king

dependance upon it; and therefore it was to be “should come into Ireland ; and by that time he “ presumed, that he might be induced by direc-“ "might be with him again, with such a return - tion from Madrid, to conform himself to a “ from Spain as might be welcome and conve

conjunction with the marquis of Ormond, the “ nient to him. And therefore if his majesty
“ king's lieutenant there.”. He said, “ that his " would first break the matter to him, he would
“ majesty knew well that he had spent a great “ then take the work upon him ; and he believed

part of his life in that court, in the service of “ he should give him such reasons, since he could
“his grandfather and father; and he would be “not suspect his friendship,” (which was very
“ willing to end his days there, if it were thought notorious, and they lived then together,)
“ of use to his affairs,''

“ would dispose him to the journey.'
The discourse was too reasonable not to make When the king spake to him of it, as a thing
impression upon the king; which discovering in that had resulted from his own thoughts ;
his countenance, the other desired him, “ that he “ he had more hope to obtain some supply from
“ would think that day upon all that he had said, Spain, than from any other place; that no man
“ without communicating it to any body, till the “ could be so fit to solicit it as the lord Cotting-
“ next morning, when he would again wait on ton, and nobody so fit to accompany him as he,

him, to know his opinion upon the whole; for “ who might be with him in Ireland in a short
“ if his majesty should approve of what he pro s time;" he said, “ he had spoken with lord

posed, he had another particular to offer, before Cottington to undertake the employment, to “ the matter should be publicly debated.” When “ which he was not averse ; but he had expressly he came the next morning, and found the king “ refused to undertake it alone, and he knew that

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1282 The Continuation of the Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon. [1668.

no companion would be so acceptable to him as tion, which he reviewed and enlarged in his later “ he would be.”

times of leisure. Though he underwent in this The chancellor did not at first dissemble the ap- employment many mortifications of several kinds, prehension, that this device had been contrived at yet he still acknowledged that he learned much Paris, where he knew that neither of them were during the time of his being in Spain, from whence acceptable, nor were wished to be about the king, he returned a little before the battle of Worcester; or to have so much credit with him as they were and after the king's miraculous escape into France, both thought to have : but the king quickly ex- he quickly waited upon his majesty, and was never pelled that jealousy. And he desired a short time separated from his person, till sixteen or sevento consider of it; and received such reasons (be- teen years after by his banishment. sides kindness in the invitation) from the lord This he called his third and most blessed recess, Cottington, that he did not submit only to the in which God vouchsafed to exercise many of his king's pleasure, but very willingly undertook the mercies towards him. And though he entered into employment: and, though it was afterwards de- it with many very disconsolate circumstances; yet layed by the importunity of many, and the queen's in a short time, upon the recovery of a better own advice, who thought the chancellor's attend state of health, and being remitted into a posture ance about the person of the king her son to be of ease and quietness, and secure from the power more useful to his service, than it was like to be of his enemies, he recovered likewise a marvellous in the other climate, the king was firm to his pur- tranquillity and serenity of mind, by making a pose ; and despatched them shortly after his com- strict review and recollection into all the actions, ing into France, when he resolved and prepared all the faults and follies, committed by himself for his own expedition into Ireland, in order to and others in his last continued fatigue of sevenwhich there were then some Dutch ships of war teen or eighteen years; in which he had received that waited for him at St. Malo's.

very many signal instances of God's favour, and This was the occasion and ground of his second in which he had so behaved himself, that he had retreat and recess from a very uneasy condition, the good opinion and friendship of those of the of which he was not more weary in respect of the best fame, reputation, and interest, and was genedifficulty and melancholy of the business, from rally believed to have deserved very well of the which he could not entirely disentangle himself king and kingdom. by absence, than in respect of the company he In all this retirement he was very seldom van was to keep in the conducting it, who had hu- cant, and then only when he was under some sharp mours and inclinations uneasy to him, irreso visitation of the gout, from reading excellent lute in themselves, and contrary for the most books, or writing some animadversions and exerpart to his judgment. And he did still acknow- citations of his own, as appears by the papers and ledge, that he did receive much refreshment and notes which he left. He learned the Italian and benefit by that negotiation. For though the em- French languages, in which he read many of the ployment proved ineffectual to the purposes for choicest books. Now he finished the work which which it was intended, by the king's finding it his heart was most set upon, the History of the necessary to divert his intended journey for Ire- late Civil Wars and Transactions to the Time of land, into that of Scotland; yet he had vacancy the King's Return in the Year 1660; of which he to recollect and compose his broken thoughts; gave the king advertisement. He finished his and mended his understanding, in the observa- Reflections and Devotions upon the Psalms of tion and experience of another kind of negotiation David, which he dedicated to his children; which than he had formerly been acquainted with, under was ended at Montpelier before the death of the the assistance, advice, and friendship of the most duchess. He wrote and finished his Answer to able person, and the best acquainted with foreign Mr. Hobbes's Leviathan, to which he prefixed an negotiations and the general interests of the seve- epistle dedicatory to the king, if his majesty would ral kings and states in Christendom, of any states- permit it. He wrote a good volume of Essays, man then alive in Europe, and who delighted in Divine, Moral, and Political, to which he was giving him all the information he could. He was always adding. He prepared a Discourse Histoconversant in a court of another nature and hu- rical of the Pretence and Practice of the succesmour, of another kind of grandeur and gravity, of sive Popes from the Beginning of that Jurisdicanoth constitution and policy; and where am- tion they assume; in which he thought he had bassadors are more esteemed and regarded, and fully vindicated the power and authority of kings live with more conversation and a better intelli- from that odious usurpation. He entered upon gence amongst themselves, than in any other the forming a method for the better disposing the court in the world.

History of England, that it may be more profitThe less of business he had, he was the more ably and exactly communicated than iť hath yet vacant to study the language and the manners been. He left so many papers of several kinds, and the government of that nation. He made a and cut out so many pieces of work, that a man collection of and read many of the best books may conclude, that he never intended to be which are extant in that language, especially in idle. the histories of their civil and ecclesiastical state. In a word, he did not only by all possible adUpon the reading the Pontifical History written ministrations subdue his affections and passions, by Illescas in two volumes, and continued by one to make his mind conformable to his present foror two others in three other volumes, he begun tune; but did all he could to lay in a stock of there first his Animadversions upon the Superi- patience and provision, that might support him ority and Supremacy of the Pope, which he after- in any future exigent or calamity that might bewards continued to a perfect work. Here he re- fall him: yet with a cheerful expectation, that sumed the continuation of his Devotions on the God would' deliver him from that powerful comPsalms, and other discourses of piety and devo- | bination which then oppressed him.

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ABBOT, George, archbishop of annexed to it, 856. the letter of Mountrose, and Hamilton, 119.

Canterbury, unfavourable cha one individual sent to the king made a marquis, 119, 124. head
racter of, 36. reason of his pro with the address, ib.

of the violent party, 473. hated
motion, ib. Calvinistic, ib. his Andrews, Lancelot, bishop of Win by the earl of Mountrose, 533.
remissness, 38.
chester, 36.

his principles, with respect to
Aberdeen, flourishing state of its Andrews, Thomas, sheriff of Lon the church and state, 541. in-
university, 3.3.
don, 321.

veterate against the king, ib. a
Abingdon, quitted by the king's Anne of Austria, (see queen of fast friend of sir H. Vane's, ib.
forces, 483. possessed by the earl France.)

his conduct with regard to the
of Essex, 484.
Annesly, 88.

Scotch parliament of 1648, 642,
Ablin, Jacob, 460.

Annesly, president of the 643. supposed to have invited
Aboyne, (see Auboyne.)

council of state, 891.

Cromwell into Scotland, 662. was
Ackland, sir John, 402.

Antrim, Randal Macdonnel, second the creature of Cromwell, 678.
Acts, passed since the beginning of earl of, married the dowager of his part in the public affairs

the parliament, 1640, 113. act of the great duke of Buckingham, of 1649, 705 — 707. clogs the
pacification between Englarid and 533. his character, ib. joined the act of proclaiming Charles II.
Scotland, 111. for triennial par Irish rebels, ib. his part after-

with a clause for the covenant,
liaments, 113. for taking away wards in the earl of Mountrose's 707. his object in so doing, 708,
the high commission court, ib. expedition into Scotland in favour 710. his reasons for inviting the
for taking away the star-chamber of the king, 533, &c. made a king into Scotland, 757. sur-
court, ib. for the certainty of marquis, 537. his ambition of prised at the king's intention of
meets, bounds, and limits of

being made lord lieutenant of accepting the proposal, he sends
forests, 114. limiting the office of Ireland through the queen's fa fresh conditions, which miss the
clerk of the market of his majes vour, 632.

king, 746. receives him respect-
ty's house, ib. for preventing vex- Appleyard, sir Matthew, 552. fully, ib. his behaviour to him,
atious proceedings touching the Apprentices, a petition published in 747. his power on the decline,
order of knighthood, ib. for the their name against papists and 758. the king escapes from him,
free making saltpetre and gun prelates, 134. invited by the par 759. he treats him better after
powder within the kingdom, ib. liament to take arms, 314. a

his return, ib. made to believe
against divers encroachments and tumultuous petition of them and

that the king would marry one
oppressions in the stannery courts, others to both houses concerning of his daughters, ib. dissuades
ib. against ship-money, 115. (see the militia, 617. they rise, but the king's marching into Eng-
are suppressed by Hewson, 884.

land, 760.
Action, (see Battle.)
Apsley, sir Allen, 554.

Argyle, ninth earl of, (see lord
Address of the lords justices and Aquisgrane, (see Aken.)

the council in Ireland to the king, Archduke of Austria, (Leopold Armagh, James Usher, archbishop
1643, 457. of the anabaptists to William,)718,720,815,834, 859. of, 438.
Charles II. in exile, 852.

removed from the government of Arminian points, contentions con-
Agitators, as well as a council of

Flanders, and succeeded by don cerning, 37.
officers, appointed by the army, Juan of Austria, 834, 835. treats Arminius, Jacobus, 37.

610. for what purposes, ib. with Charles II, near Brussels, Armorer, sir Nicholas, 826.
Aken, or Aquisgrane, here the king 835

Armorer, sir William, 710, 765, 897.
of the Romans ought to receive | Arcos, duke of, 733.

Army, the king raises an army
his first iron crown, 817. famous Ardglass, earl of, (see lord Crom against the Scots, 46. discovery
for its hot baths, which are re well.)

of some correspondences between
sorted to after the cold waters of Argyle, Archibald Campbell, se the court and some principal
the Spa, ib.
venth earl of, being a Roman

officers of the English army, 97.
Alberquerque, duke of, 750.

catholic, is compelled by the king the petition intended to be sub-
Albert, archduke, 20, 501.

to give up his estates to his son, scribed by the officers, 98. the
Alexander VII. (see Pope.)

52. retires beyond sea, ib. told true matter of fact concerning
Algiers, Charles I.'s notice of an the king he would live to repent that petition, 99. the ill use made
act concerning the captives of, of thus raisir.g his son, ib.

of it in the house of commons,
202. forced to a peace by admiral | Argyle, Archihald Campbell, eighth 100. the mention of the former
Blake, 834.

earl of, 316, 633, 657, 652, 661, plot between the court and the
Allen, captain, 735.

662, 663, 738,740, 741, 743, army revived in the house of
Alonzo, don, (see Cardinas.)

750, 751, 761, 780. sides with the commons, 106. the armies dis-
Alresford, battle at, 479.

Scotch corenanters notwithstand banded, u8. differences between
Alton, skirmish at, 478.

ing his obligations to the king, 51. the parliament and army, through
Amirant, M., 779.

his father's prophetic declaration Cromwell's instigation, 609. divers
Anabaptists' address to Charles II. of his future conduct, 52. transac sects increase in the army, 610.

in exile, 852, their propositions tions in Scotland respecting him, Cromwell is declared head of the

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ter, ib.

army, 610. the army erects a kind ib. and order Lambert's troops to

the army, ib. 622, 623. how far
of parliament within itself, ib. their several quarters, ib. his concerned in committing Charles I.
agitators, as well as a council of

army separates accordingly, 835. into the hands of colonel Ham-
officers, appointed by the army, Charles II.'s letter to general mond, 624, 62 7. by whom he had
ib. their first resolutions, ib. the Monk and the army, 898. their

been influenced in all these trans-
parliament's declaration there dutiful reception of it, 904.

actions, 626. his apology for his
upon, 61. afterwards rased out Armyn, sir William, one of the

conduct has been published, ib.
of their journal book, ib. a com committee appointed by the par he and sir J. Berkley became
mittee of the parliament appointed liament to attend Charles I. into enemies in consequence of this
to treat with a committee of the Scotland, 112. one of those chosen business, 626. acquitted both by
army, ib. Cromwell's behaviour

by parliament to treat with him Charles I. and Charles II. of any
at first in these mutinies, ib. the at Oxford, 356. his arrival there, treasonable intentions in the mat-
army seize upon the king, 612. 366. one of the commissioners
the general's account of it to par sent by parliament into Scotland Ashburton, lord Wentworth's horse
liament, ib. distractions at West for relief, 410.

beaten at, 576.
minster upon notice of the army's Array, commissions of, attempted Ashley, colonel Bernard, 408, 411.
coining towards London, ib. dif to be revived by Charles I, 267. (sir Bernard Astley) 508.
ferent designs of the parliament Articles of treason against lord Kim- Ashley, or Astley, sir Jacob, (after-
and army relating to the king, bolton and five other members of wards lord,) 115, 118, 185, 220,
615. the army wholly disposed to the house of commons, 143. of 225, 289, 305, 447, 477, 485,
Cromwell's designs, 616. im neutrality agreed in Yorkshire 509, 588. made major-general of
peached eleven members of the between both parties, 345. but the king's army at the opening of
house of commons, ib. the two disowned by the parliament, ib. the civil war, 270. wounded at
speakers of parliament, with other Arundel, Thomas Howard, earl of, Edge-bill, 311. takes possession of
members, join the army on Houn 49, 194, 373. his character, 23. Reading, 429. much consulted by
slow Heath, 618. the city sends affects a literary reputation, ib.

the king on military affairs, 482.
six aldermen to the general, and married one of the heiresses of his character, ib. lately made a
submits, 619. the general con the earl of Shrewsbury, ib. pur-

baron, 553. his part in the battle
ducts the two speakers and other chased a collection of statues, &c. of Naseby, ib. the command of
members to their several houses ib. chosen general of the army

the posse comitatus of the Welsh
of parliament, ib. the army quar against the Scotch covenanters,

counties given to him, 564.
ters upon the city, 620. begins to 46. how he received their letter Ashton, colonel, condemned and
be less regardful of the king, 622, to him, 48. not employed in the executed during the protector-
623. levellers grow up in the second expedition, 57. made pre-

ship, 852.
army, 623, 628. the large remon sident of the court in the earl of Assembly of confederate catholics,
strance of the army to the par Strafford's trial, being notoriously (see Ireland.)
liament, brought to the house by disaffected towards him, 87. his Assembly of divines, 1642, (see
six officers, 688, another declara. public employments, 23, 53. died in

Church of England.)
tion of the army to them, 689. Italy, 23. his religion doubtful, ib. Assembly of the kirk of Scotland,
their general marches for London, Arundel, earl of, (see lord Mow (see Scotland.)
ib. Cromwell and his council of bray.)

Assizes, (see Gaol-delivery.)
officers dissolve the parliament, Arundeí

, (Alethea Talbot,) countess Association of several counties
792. a new one chosen by them,

formed under the earl of Man-
794. a new council of officers, Arundel of Wardour, Thomas, lord, chester, 480. association in the
who consult about the govern wounded at Lansdown, 404. west, of which the prince of Wales
ment, 865. their address to the Arundel, John, 342, 372, 609, 869. is made governor, 531.
protector, Richard Cromwell, ib. Arundel, colonel Richard, after- Astley, (see Ashley.)
who at their instigation dissolves wards lord Arundel of Trerice, Aston, lord, his death, 50.
the parliament, 866. the long 573, 609, 829.

Aston, sir Arthur, 381, 386. made
parliament restored by them, ib. Arundels, the, 609.

colonel-general of the king's dra-
which appoints all military com- Arundel castle, surrendered to lord goons, 306. a papist, ib. 351. his
missions to be signed by their Hopton, 478. retaken by sir W. part in the battle of Edge-hill,
speaker, 868. the petitions and

307, 308. made commissary-gene-
proposals of Lambert's army, 879. Ascham, -, sent agent into Spain ral of the horse, 322. garrisoned
the council of officers prepare a by the parliamert, 747. killed by Reading, ib. besieged and wound-
petition and representation to some officers at Madrid, 748. ed, 382, much esteemed where he
parliament, ib. the parliament what was done in consequence,

was not known, and much dis-
make void all money acts, that ib.

liked where he was, 500. given
there may be nothing to maintain Ashburnham, colonel, 291, 342, 343,

up to an immoderate love of
the army, ib. cashier Lambert 556. notice of him respecting the money, ib. made governor of Ox-
and eight other chief officers, ib.

supposed conspiracy between the ford through the queen's influ-
appoint seren commissioners to

army and court, 107, 116, 283, ence, ib. his hatred of colonel
govern the army, ib. Lambert 285. made governor of Weymouth, Gage, 501. whom he tries to pre-
prevents the parliament from sit 487. deserted it upon the approach vent being made his successor at
ting, 880. the officers appoint of the earl of Essex, 488.

Oxford, 511. be being pensioned
certain general officers, ib. a com- Ashburnham, John, 301, 589, 599,

and removed from the govern-
mittee of safety constituted by the 604, 620. one of the commis ment in consequence of the loss
army, ib. Cobbet sent to persuade sioners of Charles I. to treat at of his leg, ib. garrisons Tredagh,
Monk to concur with the army, Uxbridge, 520. entirely trusted by 724
881. another sent to the army


him, 599, 625. attended the king Atkins, sergeant, 338.
Ireland to dispose it to submit to when he put him.self under the Attorney-general usually advanced
their power, ib. Monk declares

protection of the Scotch army, 601. to be keeper of the great seal, 19.
for the parliament, ib. Lambert being forbidden to attend the king, not usual for him to be a member
sent against him, ib. several he went to Paris, 598, 602. his re of parliament, 84.
troops declare for the parliament,
834. the parliament meet again,

turn, 614. his and sir J. Berkley's Aubigney, George Stewart, lord,
transactions with some officers in fell at Edge-hill, 310, 390. a sus-

of, 23.

Waller, 479.

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