From the beginning of the commotions in Scotland, to the Long Parlia-
ment in the year 16-10.
Seots’ -liturgy; imposed by the prerogative; oecasions tumults.
Reasons against it Petitions against it, and a protestation. Tables
erected. The solemn league and covenant renewed. The band of de-
fence. The marquis of Hamilton sent high commissioner into Seot-
land. The king's concessions. A general assembly at Glasgow. 'The
bishop's declinator. It is rejected. The assembly dissolved: but con-
tinue sitting: their reasons for so doing. Preparations of the English
coart 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 re-
move to New England: viz. Mr. Rogers. Mr. Nuoman, and Mr. Chaun.
cey. Oliver Cromwell and other gentleman bound for New England.
Oihers remove to Holland, viz. Dr. Thomas Goodwin, Mr. Nye. Mr.
Burroughs, Mr. Bridge, and Mr. Sympson. Heylin's remarks. The
king marehes against the Scots. A pacific tion. A general assembly
at Edinburgh The king's instructions 10 his commissioner. The
parliament meets. The king refuses to confirm their acts. Bishop
Hall's divine right of episcopacy: revised by Laud. Bagshaw's read-
ings against the bishops. Earl of Strafford called out of Ireland, ad-
vises a second war. The Scots are encouraged by the English. The
short parliament. The king goes on to raise money by the prerogative.
Mutinous disposition of the people. Convocation opened. Proceed-
ings of the convocation : continued after the dissolution of the parlia-
ment. Opinion of the judges. Several of the members dissatisfied.
Their proceedings. Reinarks. Abstract of the canons; of the kingly
power: for observing the king's inauguration day; against popery;
against socinianism; against separatists; to prevent alterations in the
chureh government; the oath called Et Cætera; of rites and ceremo-
nies : preaening for conformity. They are unacceptable to the clergy.
The execution of them suspended. Second Scots war.
of the court at the calling of the long parliament. Death and char-
aeter of Mr. Ball, of Mr. Chadderton, of Dr. Neile archbishop of York,
and of Mr. Joseph Mede.
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, lore
Kimbolton, 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 Hotham, and Mr. Hainpden.
of the earl of Essex's party, and others. Long parliament opened.
They appoint committees. Speeches against the late canons. Resulu-
hons against thein. Remarks. Proceedings of the convocation. Mr.
Warmistre's speech. They disperse. Objections of the commons against
the late convocation, and against the canons. Objections to the Et