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Of the principal Matters contained in Mr. BIRCH’s Life of ARCHBISHOP TILLOTSON.


ADDISON (Joseph) marked the phrases of the Sermons published by Archbishop Tillotson, as a foundation of an English dictionary projected by him, cxxxvi.

Aldrich, (Dr. Henry) Dean of Christ Church, appointed a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. withdraws from it, cxxvii.

Andrews, (Dr. Lancelot) Bishop of Winchester, introduces a vicious taste into the pulpit several years before the death of Queen Elizabeth, xiv.

Atterbury, (Dr. Lewis) his vindication of Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons against popery, ccxliii.

Austen (John) answers Tillotson’s Rule of Faith, xxiii. some account of him, ibid, xxiv.


Barbeyrac (Mons.) translates Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons into French, ccxlviii.

Barker (Dr. Ralph) preaches the consecration sermon of Archbishop Tillotson, clxxi. publishes the posthumous sermons of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxlii.

Barrow (Dr. Isaac) leaves his manuscripts to Tillotson, xxxv, xxxvi. his Treatise of the Pope’s Supremacy published, ibid, his sermons published, lxxii.

Basset, (Mr.) the supposed author of two letters, and a vindication of them, concerning alterations in the Liturgy, cxxxix.

Bates (Dr. William) concerned in a scheme for a comprehension, xxix. uses his interest with Dr. Tillotson in favour of Bishop Crew, xcix. his speech to King William and Queen Mary, cxii. esteemed by Dr. Tillotson for his learning and good temper, cclxvii.

Baxter (Richard) concerned in a treaty for a comprehension, xxix. character of him by Archbishop Tillotson, cclxxvii, cclxxviii.

Beardmore, (John) his memorials of Archbishop Tillotson, cclxiii–colxxvii.

Berkley (Lady Henrietta) seduced by her brother-in-law, Ford Lord 450Grey, lxvi. letter to her from Tillotson on that occasion, ibid. lxvii. sonic account of her after that misfortune, lxviii.

Bernard, (Mous.) his character of Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons, ccxlvii, ccxlviii.

Beausobre (Mons.) translates Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons on repentance into French, cxlviii.

Birch, (Dr. Peter) educated a presbyterian, affects to distinguish himself for his zeal for the church, ii. made prebendary of Westminster, by the interest of the Marquis of Halifax, cxlvi.

Blythe, (Dr.) Master of Clare-Hall; his testimony concerning Tillotson’s behaviour there, vii.

Bradford, (Bishop) some account of him, ccxlii.

Bramhall, (Archbishop) his manner of receiving some Scots presbyters into the church, cxxxv.

Bridgeman, (Sir Orlando) Lord-Keeper, proposes a treaty of comprehension, xxviii, xxix

Bright, (Dr. George) some account of him, cclxv. (note.)

Browne, (Sir Thomas) a passage in his Religio Medici alluded to by Tillotson, ccxcii.

Bull. (George) bishop of St. David’s, a prebend of Gloster, procured for him by the interest of Tillotson, xxxvi. made Bishop of St. David’s, clxv.

Burnet (Bishop) submits his manuscript of the History of the Reformation to Tillotson, xl. attends upon Lord Russel before his Lordship’s death, lxxiii–lxxxiii. made bishop of Salisbury, cxvi. opposes the mixing laymen in the commission for a comprehension, ibid. conversation between him and the Marquis of Halifax, cxviii. a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxix. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. the chief manager of the conference with the lower house of convocation, cxxxv. vindicated from having a view to the archbishopric, cxliv. letters to him from Archbishop Tillotson, clxxxvii, clxxxviii. ccxiv, ccxv. ccxvii, ccxviii, ccxix. preaches the funeral sermon of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxiii. his account of a scheme of the Archbishop for a new book of homilies, ccliv–cclvi.

Burnet, (Dr. Thomas) some account of him, clxxx, clxxxi.

Burton (Dr. Hezekiah) engaged in a treaty for a comprehension, xxviii. made rector of Barnes, liii. some account of him, lxxxiii–lxxxv.


Calamy (Mr. Edmund) deprived by the act of uniformity of the living of St. Mary, Aldermanbury, xvi. diverted by his wife from taking the bishoprick of Litchfield, cclxviii.

Chadwicke, (James) Esq. married Mary, the Daughter of Dr. Tillotson, xc. his behaviour approved of by the Archbishop, clxxviii. his death, ccxxxix. his children by Archbishop Tillotson’s daughter, ccxli.

Chillingworth, (Mr.) his work falls into the hands of Archbishop Tillotson, iv. character of it by the Archbishop, ibid.


Clarkson, (David) B. D, tutor to Archbishop Tillotson, iii. his writings and character, ibid, cclxiii.

Colet, (Dr. John) dean of St. Paul’s, has one sermon still extant not contemptible for style or argument, xiii.

Collins, (Anthony) his commendation of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxiii.

Comber (Dr. Thomas) dedicates his brief Discourse upon the Offices of Baptism, &c. to Dean Tillotson, xxxiii. made Dean of Durham by the interest of Archbishop Tillotson, cclxi. writes an answer to Great Britain’s just Complaint, ibid.

Comprehension: proposed by the Lord Keeper Bridgeman, and countenanced by Lord Chief Baron Hale, xxviii, xxix. attempted again after the revolution, cix. history of the progress of that scheme, ibid. cxi–cxiii. books published for and against it, cxxxviii–cxl.

Compton, (Dr. Henry) bishop of London, some account of him, cxxxii, cxxxiii. the secret cause of the opposition to the election of Tillotson for prolocutor, and the clamour raised on his account, in the convocation, cxxxiii. and Ixvii. disappointed of the archbishoprick, lvi. recommends moderation in his speech to the lower house of convocation, ibid.

Convocation in 1688, proceedings of it, cxxx–cixl.

Cosin, (Bishop) his letter concerning the Archbishop of Spalato and Bishop Overal, cxxi. cxxii.

Cradock, (Dr. Zachary) Tillotson’s Rule of Faith, falsely said to have been borrowed from that divine’s discourse, xxiv. elected provost of Eton, lviii. some account of him, ibid, lix.

Crellius, (Samuel) a descendant of the famous Socinian writer, justified by Archbishop Tillotson from being a Socinian, cclxxxviii.

Crew, (Dr. Nathaniel) bishop of Durham; some account of him, xcviii–c.

Cudworth, (Dr. Ralph) master of Christ’s College in Cambridge, iv. made prebendary of Gloucester by the Lord Chancellor Finch, xxxvii. recommends Mr. Zachary Cradock to Secretary Thurloe, lix.


D’Albiac (Mons.) translates two volumes of Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons into French, ccxlvii, ccxlviii.

Denton, (John) his letter concerning Tillotson’s behaviour at Clare-Hall, viii. some account of him, vii. (note.)

Dodwell, his letter to Archbishop Tillotson, clxxv. remark of Tillotson on his book on Schism, and his One Priesthood, One Altar, cclxxvii. character of him by Archbishop Tillotson, ibid.

Donne, (Dr. John) dean of St. Paul’s; all his wit and learning cannot secure his sermons from universal neglect, xiv. preacher of Liucoln’s-Inn, xvi. his character, ibid.

Dryden (John) owned that his talent for English prose was owing to his often reading Archbishop Tillotson’s writings, ccxxxv.



Ecclesiastical commission, cxix. proceedings in it, cxxiii–cxxx.

Echard, (Lawrence) his account of the rise of Tillotson’s interest with the Prince and Princess of Orange examined, xxxiii, xxxiv. forms a volume of maxims out of the writings of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxlvi.

Edwards (Dr. John) attacks Archbishop Tillotson’s writings, cxxxiv, cxxxv.

Episcopius, (Simon) his writings contributed to the forming of some of the greatest English divines in the last age, clvi. treats the question concerning the eternity of hell torments in the same manner with Tillotson, ibid.


Fell, (Dr. John) bishop of Oxford, his character, lxviii–lxx.

Felton, (Dr. Henry) his character of Archbishop Tillotson’s style, ccxxxv.

Finch, (Heneage) earl of Nottingham, lord chancellor, devolves the province of inquiring into the characters of those divines, who were candidates for preferment, upon his chaplain, Dr. John Sharp, afterwards Archbishop of York, xxvi. gives a prebend of Gloucester to Mr. George Bull, xxxvi. and another to Dr. Ralph Cudworth, xxxvii.

Finch, (Leopold William) made prebendary of Canterbury, cxlvi. some account of him, ibid, (note.)

Firmin, (Thomas) some account of him, ccvi, ccvii.

Fisher, (Dr. John) bishop of Rochester, has a few sermons extant, not contemptible for their style of argument, xiii.

Fowler, (Dr. Edward) bishop of Gloucester, a friend of Mr. Thomas Firmin, whom he attends at his death, ccvii. publishes a Defence of the Latitudinarian Divines, ccxxxviii.

Frankland, (Richard) a nonconformist, prosecuted for keeping an academy, cxci.

Freeman, (Dr. Samuel) character of him by Tillotson, cxlix. known to King William while Prince of Orange, cl. account of him, cli.

French, (Dr. Peter) canon of Christ Church; his daughter Elizabeth, by Robina, sister of Oliver Cromwell, married to Tillotson, xxv.


Gataker, (Thomas) preacher of Lincoln’s-Inn, xvi.

Geddes, (Dr. Michael) some account of him, xcii.

Gouge, (Thomas) his funeral sermon preached by Tillotson, lxiii. his character, ibid.

Gourville, (Mons.) his remark upon King James the Second’s violent and impudent zeal for the establishment of popery in England, lxxxv.

Greenfield, (Thomas) the immediate predecessor of Mr. Tillotson as preacher of Lincoln’s-Inn, xvii.


Grey (Ford Lord) seduces his sister-in-law, Lady Henrietta Berkley, lxvi. some account of him, lxvii.

Gunning, (Dr. Peter) bishop of Ely, ejected from his fellowship of Clare-Hall, vi. procures Mr. Tillotson to be ejected from his fellowship of Clare-Hall, cclxvi, cclxvii.


Hacket, (Dr. Thomas) account of him, xvi. deprived of his bishoprick of Down, clxxiv.

Hale (Sir Matthew) countenances a treaty for a comprehension, xxviii. his death, xxxii. his character, ibid.

Hales, (John) of Eton College, his sermons scarce ever read by the most zealous admirers of his other writings, xiv.

Hall, (Dr. Joseph) bishop of Exeter, his sermons inferior to his other compositions, xiv.

Hall, (Dr. George) bishop of Chester, dies of a wound received, by a knife in his pocket, in a fall, xxv.

Halley, (Edmund) account of him, lvi. lvii.

Hartcliffe, (John) some account of him, clxx.

Hawkins, (Dr.) chaplain of the Tower, made dean of Chichester, liii. liv.

Hickes, (Dr. George) his Some Discourses full of virulence and falsity, v. attacks the behaviour of Archbishop Tillotson at the University, vi. his charges confuted, ibid, and x. his brother, John Hickes, a nonconformist minister, executed for being in Monmouth’s rebellion, x. charges Tillotson’s sermon on Joshua xxiv. 15. with Hobbism, xli. attacks Bishop Burnet’s funeral sermon on Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxiii. hopes that Archbishop Tillotson’s pattern of preaching will not be followed, ccxxxv.

Hill, (Dr. Thomas) master of Trinity-College, Cambridge, cclxv. and note.

Hoadly, (Dr. Benjamin) bishop of Winchester, his character and vindication of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxiv.

Hobbs, (Dr.) letter to him from Dean Sherlock, ccxxxix, ccxl.

Hody, (Dr. Humphry) chaplain to Archbishop Tillotson, some account of, cclix, cclx.

Holdcraft, (Thomas) chamber-fellow of Archbishop Tillotson, at Clare-Hall, iii. iv.

Homilies, to be considered as a condescension to the capacities of the common people, xiii.

Hooke (Robert) created doctor of physic by Archbishop Tillotson, cclx.

Hooker (Richard) did honour to the reign of Queen Elizabeth, as a preacher, xiv.

Horneck, (Dr. Anthony) the parish of Covent-Garden averse to him, cxlviii. account of him, clii.

Howe (John) expostulates with Tillotson upon some passages in his sermon on Joshua xxiv. 15, xliii. xliv.

Hunt, (Nicholas) letter to him from Tillotson, xci–xciii.



Jacomb, (Samuel) some account of him, cclxvi. (note.)

James I. (King) the pedantry of his court completed the degeneracy of all true eloquence, xiv.

Jane (Dr. William) appointed of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. some account of him, cxxiv. withdraws from the ecclesiastical commission, cxxiv. cxxvii. chosen prolocutor of the convocation, cxxxi. the supposed author of a Letter to a Friend, &c. cxxxix.

Jeffreys (Lord Chancellor) obliges Mr. Prideaux to pay him fifteen thousand pounds for his pardon, xi.

Jeffrey, (Dr. John) some account of him, ccxi, cxii.

Jewel, (Dr. John) bishop of Salisbury, did honour to the reign of Queen Elizabeth, as a preacher, xiv.

Johnson (Samuel) writes an Answer to Dr. Tillotson’s letter to Lord Russel, lxxxiii. his Way of Peace among all Protestants published and seized, xciv. some account of him, cxlii–cxliv. his character, cxliv. ill treats Dr. Tillotson, cxlv. cl. refuses church preferments, cl.

Jortin, (Mr. John) his remarks on the sermons of Archbishop Tillotson, cclxxxviii–ccxciii.

Ironside (Dr. Gilbert) made bishop of Bristol, cliii. some account of him, ibid.


Kettlewell, (John) one of the most pious and moderate of the nonjurors, clv.

Kidder, (Richard) Bishop of Bath and Wells, account of him, lii. liii. a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. complained of by Mons. Le Clerc, cxcvii.


Latimer, (Hugh) bishop of Worcester, his character as preacher, xiii.

Latitudinarian, a name given to Archbishop Tillotson, and other great and good men, ccxxxviii.

Le Clerc defends Tillotson’s sermon on the eternity of hell torments, civ. esteemed by Archbishop Tillotson, cxcvi, cxcvii. his account of Archbishop Tillotson and his writings, ccxlvii.

Lesley (Charles) charges Archbishop Tillotson with Socinianism and Hobbism, ccix. some account of him, ccx.

Ley, (James) earl of Marlborough, a contemner of religion, converted to it before his death, li. (note.)

Lightfoot (Robert) defends Archbishop Tillotson’s writings against Dr. John Edwards, ccxxxv.

Limborch (Philip) dedicates to Archbishop Tillotson his History of the Inquisition, cxciii.


Locke (John) remarks that the episcopal clergy were no friends to the act of toleration, and bill of union, while they were depending, cxvi. procures Archbishop Tillotson to accept of the dedication of Limborch’s History of the Inquisition, cxciii, cxciv. regrets the death of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxvi.

Long, (Thomas) prebendary of Exeter, the supposed author of Vox Cleri, cxxxviii.

Lowth (Simon) animadverts upon Tillotson’s sermon on Joshua xxiv. 15. xlii.

Lupton (Dr. William) attacks Tillotson’s sermon concerning the eternity of hell torments, civ. some account of him, ibid.


Mary, (Queen) letter of her Majesty to Lady Russel, clxxxiii. laments the death of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxviii.

Maurice, (Dr. Henry) his Defence of Diocesan Episcopacy, iii. chaplain to Archbishop Sancroft, cxxxix. the supposed author of Just Remarks from the Country, ibid.

Melmoth, (William) Esq. his censure of Archbishop Tillotson’s style and oratory, ccxxxvi. remarks on that censure, ibid. ccxxxvii.

Mew, (Dr. Peter) bishop of Winchester, appointed of the ecclesiastical commission, cxix. withdraws from it, cxxvii.

Monro (Dr. Alexander) disowns his being the author of the Charge of Socinianism against Dr. Tillotson, ccx.

More, (Dr. Henry) fellow of Christ’s College, in Cambridge, iv.

More, (Dr. John) bishop of Norwich, some account of him, cxli, cxlii.

Mountaigne, (James) his letter concerning Tillotson’s behaviour at Clare-Hall, ix, x.

Moulin, (Dr. Lewis) his character, xxi. (note.)

Mulgrave, (Earl of) his letter to Tillotson, in excuse for his having sat in the ecclesiastical commission, xcvii, xcviii.


Nelson, (John) account of him, xlviii. xlix. letters to him from Tillotson, 1. liii. Ivi. travels into France, lvi. offered a place at court, lix, lx. marries Lady Theophila Lucy, lxxxvi. writes a discourse, entitled Trail substantiation, contrary to Scripture, lxxxvii. attends Archbishop Tillotson in his last illness, cxxxii. his letter to Lord Chancellor Sommers, cxl, cxli. zealous for publishing a sermon of Archbishop Tillotson’s against the nonjurors, cxlii.

Nelson, (Lady Theophila) married to Mr. Nelson, lxxxvi. seduced to popery, ibid. the supposed author of a Discourse concerning a Judge of Controversy, ibid.

Nixon, (Mr.) chaplain to the Earl of Bath, made prebendary of Canterbury, cxlvi.



Orange, (Prince of) his marriage with Princess Mary, and their voyage to Holland, xxxiii–xxxv.

Overal, (Bishop) some account of him, cxxi, cxxii. declares against reordination, cxxii.


Parker, (Dr. Samuel) his virulence in his writings against the nonconformists, cclxxvi.

Patrick, (Dr. Simon) his letters to Dr. Samuel Parker, upon Tillotson’s sermon on Joshua xxiv. 15, xlii. a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. declares in his Friendly Debate against a comprehension, cxl. some account of him, ibid. cxli.

Payne, (Dr. William) the supposed author of an Answer to Vox Cleri, cxxxviii.

Pendlebury, (Henry) a Treatise of his concerning Transubstantiation, published by Dr. Tillotson, cxlix.

Penn, (William) some account of him, lxxxix, xc. his letters to Dr. Tillotson against the imputation of being a papist in disguise, ibid.

Pool, (Matthew) account of him, xxiv, xxv.

Prideaux, (Edmund) a pupil of Archbishop Tillotson, his case and treatment upon a charge of being privy to Monmouth’s rebellion, x, xi.

Prideaux (Dr. Humphry) author of a Letter to a Friend, relating to the present Convocation, cxxxviii. loses all expectation of preferment by the death of Archbishop Tillotson, cclviii, clix. some account of him, ibid.

Preston, (Viscount) makes an ample discovery of the designs in favour of King James II., clxviii. some account of him, ibid., clxix.


Ray, (John) dedicates his Three Physico-Theological Discourses to Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxiv.

Royse, (Dr. George) chaplain of Archbishop Tillotson, cclx. some account of him, ibid.

Russel, (Lord) attended upon before his death, by Dr. Tillotson and Dr. Burnet, lxxiii–lxxxi. his character, lxxxii, lxxxiii.

Russel, (Lady) her letters written with an uncommon force of style and sentiment, lxxxii. her friendship with Tillotson cultivated by a frequent correspondence of letters, lxxxviii. letters from her to Tillotson, cxlv–cl. her eyes couched, ccxiii.

Rust, (Dr. George) fellow of Christ’s College, in Cambridge, and afterwards bishop of Dromore, in Ireland, iv.



Sanderson, (Dr. Robert) bishop of Lincoln; his character as a preacher, xiv. not able to commit his sermons to his memory, xvi.

Sandys, (Dr. Edwin) archbishop of York; his sermons perhaps superior to any of his contemporaries, xiv.

Sancroft (Archbishop) refuses to submit to the government of King William and Queen Mary, ciii. account of him, civ–cvi. projected and promised a comprehension, cix, cx. letter on his death and character, ccvi, ccvii. withdraws the commission given by him for the consecration of Bishop Burnet, ccxiv, ccxv.

Sarjeant, (John) author of Sure Footing; some account of him, xxiii.

Sharp, (Dr. John) archbishop of York; rise of his friendship with Tillotson, xxvi. the province of inquiring into the characters of those divines who were candidates for preferment, devolved upon him by the Lord Chancellor Finch, ibid. appointed of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. the archbishoprick of York procured for him by Archbishop Tillotson, clxxx.

Sherlock, (Dr. William) some account of him, clxxxii. letter to Dr. Hobbs, cxxxix, cxl.

Shrewsbury, (Charles, earl of) converted to the protestant religion by Tillotson, xxxviii. letter from that divine to his Lordship, ibid.

Smith, (Mr. John) fellow of Queen’s College, in Cambridge, a writer of profound sense and learning, iv.

Socinians answer to Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons on the Divinity of Christ, ccix. character of their writers by Archbishop Tillotson and Dr. South, cclxxxviii, cclxxxix.

Sommers (Lord Chancellor) procures the augmentation of the pension to Archbishop Tillotson’s widow, cxxxix. patronizes the Archbishop’s nephew, cxl. letter to him from Mr. Nelson, ibid. cxli.

South (Dr. Robert) speaks with great severity of the scheme of a comprehension, cxxxix. his reflection on Archbishop Tillotson retorted by the latter, ccxxv. his speech at the opening of the theatre at Oxford complained of by Dr. Wallis, ccxxix. his character of the Socinian writers compared with that of Tillotson, cclxxxix. censure of his manner of preaching by Tillotson, ccxc.

Spanheim, (Frederick) the younger, sends Queen Mary a MS. treatise tending to reconcile the differences between the church of England and the dissenters, clxii. clxiii, clxv. letter to him from Tillotson, clxvii, clxviii.

Spratt, (Dr. Thomas) bishop of Rochester, his opposite characters of Lord Russel, lxxxii. appointed of the ecclesiastical commission, cxix. withdraws from it, cxxvii.

Stillingfleet, (Edward) bishop of Worcester; some account of him, xxiii. a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxix. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. his character by Tillotson, cxlvi, cxlvii.

Strype, (John) some account of him, ccxii, ccxiii.


Swift (Dr.) gives Archbishop Tillotson the title of excellent, ccxxxv.

Sydserf, (Dr. Thomas) bishop of Galloway, ordains Mr. Tillotson, cclxviii. some account of him, ibid. (note.)


Tarbot, (Viscount) his account of the state of Scotland in the beginning of the year 169½, cc, cci.

Taylor, (Dr. Jeremy) his character as a preacher, xiv.

Tennison, (Dr. Thomas) a member of the ecclesiastical commission, cxx. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. author of a Discourse concerning the Ecclesiastical Commission, cxxxviii. his character, cclxxx. cclxxxvi.

Tillotson, (Robert) nephew of the Archbishop, ccxl.

Tillotson, (Archbishop) his family and birth, i. thought to be reflected upon by Dr. Peter Birch, ii. his baptism incontestably proved, ibid, his education at school, and at Clare-Hall, in the university of Cambridge, iii. takes the degree of bachelor and master of arts, and chosen fellow of Clare-Hall, ibid. and cclxvi. his conduct at college, cclxv–cclxvii. his first education and impressions among the puritans, ibid. and cclxxv. keeps the philosophy act in 1655, cclxvii. his mind formed by reading Chillingworth, iv. his behaviour at the university inoffensive, yet attacked by Dr. George Hickes, v–vii. Dr. Hickes’s charges against his behaviour there confuted, vi–viii, ix. tutor to the son of Edmund Prideaux, Esq. attorney-general to Oliver Cromwell, x. does very considerable services to his college, cclxvii. present at a remarkable scene at Whitehall soon after the death of Oliver Cromwell, xi, xii. loses his fellowship, cclxvi. ordained by the Bishop of Galloway, cclxviii. the story of his being curate to Dr. Wilkins in the church of St. Lawrence Jewry confuted, xii. his first sermon, which appeared in print, preached at the Morning-exercise at Cripplegate, ibid. (vol. x. 160.) present as an auditor at the conference at the Savoy, xii. submits to the act of uniformity, ibid. xiii. his great improvements in the arts of preaching, xiii–xvi. his manner of studying divinity, xiv. joins with Dr. Wilkins in the perfecting the scheme of a real character, ibid, never able to commit his sermons to memory, or to preach extempore, xvi. curate to Dr. Thomas Hacket, at Cheshunt, ibid. preaches his sermon on the advantages of an early piety, in 1662, ibid. chose minister of St. Mary, Aldermanbury, but declines the acceptance of that living, ibid. presented to the rectory of Ketton, in Suffolk, xviii, cclxviii. chosen preacher of Lincoln’s-Inn, xvii. resigns his living in Suffolk, xviii. appointed Tuesday lecturer at St. Lawrence Jewry, xix, cclxviii. preaches before the Lord-mayor in March 166|, and his sermon printed, xix, cclxx. his zeal against irreligion and popery, xx–xxii. reduces many persons to the communion of the church of England, ibid. publishes his Rule of Faith, xxii. encourages Pool’s Synopsis, xxiv. preaches the sermon at the consecration of Dr. Wilkins to the bishoprick of Chester, xxv. marries Mrs. Elizabeth French, that Bishop’s daughter-in-law, and niece of Oliver Cromwell, ibid. and ccxli. made canon, and 459then dean of Canterbury, and residentiary of St. Paul’s, xxv, xxvi. rise of his friendship with Mr. Sharp, afterwards archbishop of York, xxvi, xxvii. no favourite of King Charles II. xxiv. an answer suggested by him to Archbishop Sheldon, to be returned to that King upon his Majesty’s complaint of the clergy’s preaching against popery, xxviii. moderation towards the dissenters, xxi, xxviii, xxix. joins in a treaty for a comprehension about January 166 7/8|, ibid, his letter to Mr. Baxter on that subject, xxix, xxx. the account of the rise of his interest with the Prince and Princess of Orange given by Mr. Echard, examined, xxxiii, xxxiv. publishes Dr. Barrow’s Treatise of the pope’s supremacy, xxxv, xxxvi. his letter upon the death of his brother Joshua, xxxvi. succeeds in endeavours to serve Mr. George Bull, afterwards bishop of St. David’s, by procuring him a prebend of Gloucester, ibid. preaches before the House of Commons on the 5th of November, 1678, xxxvii. converts Charles, earl of Shrewsbury to the protestant religion, xxxviii. his letter to that earl, ibid. preaches before King Charles on the 2d of April, a sermon on Joshua xxiv. 15, xli. that sermon contains some exceptionable passages, ibid. xlii. animadverted upon by several writers, xlii, xlviii. his remark and reflections upon the repentance and death of John Wilmot, earl of Rochester, 1, li. revises Dr. Burnet’s book on that subject, lii. engaged to Mr. Hezekiah Burton for the rectory of Barnes, liii. patronizes Lewis de Compeigne de Veil, a learned converted Jew, liv. his friendship with Mr. Nelson, xlviii, xlix. his regard for Mr. Edmund Halley, Ivi. sends Mr. Halley some observations on the comet, of Mr. Hill of Canterbury, lviii. dissuades Mr. Nelson from purchasing a place at court, lx, lxi. approves of a letter of Mons. Claude, lx. his letter to Sir Thomas Colepepper, advising him to marry, lxi. loses one of his daughters by death, lxii. preaches the funeral sermon of Mr. Thomas Gouge, ibid. contributes fifty pounds to the impression of Welch Bibles, lxiv. his remarks on Mons. Arnaud’s Apologie pour les Catholiques, lxv. thoughts on prayer, ibid. lxvi. his letter to Lady Henrietta Berkley, ibid, publishes Dr. Barrow’s sermons, lxxii. preaches the funeral sermon on Dr. Whichcot, lxxiii. his attendance upon, and letter to, Lord Russcl, ibid. et seq. publishes Dr. Hezekiah Burton’s Discourses, lxxxiii. publishes his Discourse against Transubstantiation, lxxxv. and another against purgatory, lxxxvi. his zeal for the persecuted French protestants, lxxxvii, lxxxviii. his answer to Dr. Beveridge, who objected to the reading of a brief for the French refugees, in the cathedral of Canterbury, lxxxviii. his letter to Lady Russel on the death of her cousin, ibid. lxxxix. does justice to the character of Mr. William Perm the quaker, lxxxix. his tenderness for the quakers, xc. loses his only surviving daughter Mary, ibid. seized with an apoplectic disorder, ibid. his letter to Mr. Nicholas Hunt, xci. preaches before Princess Ann of Denmark at Tunbridge, just before the Revolution, xciii. his letter to Lady Russel from Tunbridge, xciv. supposed to be employed in drawing up the letter sent by Prince George of Denmark to King James II. ibid. preaches before the Prince of Orange at St. James’s, xcv. and a thanksgiving sermon at Lincoln’s-Inn, ibid. believes that the papists were concerned in the fire of London, 460xcvi. uses his interest in favour of the Earl of Mulgrave, xcvii. and of Dr. Crew, bishop of Durham, xcviii. persuades the Princess of Denmark not to oppose the settlement of the crown on King William for life, c. appointed clerk of the closet to the King, ibid. desires to be excused from a bishoprick, ibid. fixed upon by the King for the see of Canterbury cviii, cix. made dean of St. Paul’s, cix. desires the King to leave the design of the comprehension to an ecclesiastical commission to prepare matters for the convocation, cxviii. his paper concerning the concessions, which he thought would be made by the church of England, cxx. a member of the ecclesiastical commission, ibid. his share in the review of the Liturgy, cxxv. designed for prolocutor of the convocation, but the election carried for Dr. Jane, cxxxi. the King communicates to him his intention of making him archbishop, cxliv, cxlvii. joint executor with Dr. Sharp, of the will of Alderman Aske, ciii. his sermon concerning the eternity of hell-torments, cliv. his letter to Lady Russel upon the offer of the archbishoprick, clviii, clix. his Latin letter to Professor Spanheim, clxvii, clxyiii. nominated to the archbishoprick of Canterbury, clxx, clxxi. his Latin letter to All-Souls College, clxxxiii. his letter to Lady Coventry, ibid, his letter to the primate of Ireland, clxxiv. attacked with great virulence by the nonjuring party, clxxv. his letter to Mr. Nelson upon his promotion to the archbishoprick, clxxv–clxxix. procures the archbishoprick of York for Dr. John Sharp, clxxx. his remarks concerning a public compared with a private life, elxxxiv–clxxxvi. engages Bishop Burnet to draw up his Pastoral Care, clxxxvii. forms some resolutions with respect to himself, cxc. his letter to Archbishop Sharp, cxcii. his lelter to Lady Russel about his being chosen by the Queen to be godfather to a son of the Marquis of Winchester, ibid. cxciii. dedication to him of Limborch’s History of the Inquisition, cxciv. has a great regard for Mons. Le Clerc, cxcvi, cxcvii. his letter to the Earl of Portland upon the battle of Landen, cxcviii, cxcix. complains of the manner of drawing up the Scots bill of comprehension, ibid. vindicated from the calumny of having advised the abolition of episcopacy in Scotland, cxcix, cc. mollifies the test of the Scots ministers, cci, ccii. letters to Lady Russel, cciii, cciv. a pretended comparison between him and Archbishop Sancroft, ccv, ccvi. publishes his sermons on the Divinity of our Saviour, ccvi. those sermons attacked and defended, ccix, ccx. his prayer on occasion of Lady Russel’s being couched in her eyes, ccxiii. his zeal for the good of the church, ccxvi, ccxvii. his patience of the ill-treatment which he met with, ccxx, ccxxi. his letter to Bishop Burnet upon returning the manuscript of the Exposition of the Thirty-nine Articles, ccxxi. his death, ccxxii. his character, cxxvii–cxxix, cclxxvii–cclxxxvii. his letter to a lady who scrupled kneeling at the Lord’s supper, ccxxix–ccxxxii. a sermon of his not published, ccxxxiii. his sermons against the doctrines of the church of Rome attacked by a popish writer, ccxlii. defended by Dr. Lewis Atterbury, ccxliii. his sermons translated into French, and High and Low Dutch, ccxlvii, ccxlviii. his funeral sermon on Dr. John Worthington never printed, ccxlix. publishes a treatise of Mr. Henry Pendlebury concerning transubstantiation, 461ccl. plan of a Latin system of natural and revealed religion intended by him, ccli, cclii. designs a course of sermons upon the chief articles of the Apostles Creed, ccli. forms a scheme for a new book of homilies, cclv. his moderation, cclxxvii. his remark on Mr. Dodwell’s book on Schism, and his One Priesthood, One Altar, ibid. his character as a preacher, cclxxxi, cclxxxii. his notion of Christianity, ibid, unjustly abused, cclxxxii. his person described, cclxxxv. two mistakes of his in literature corrected, cclxxxviii, cclxxxix. no Socinian, cclxxxix. his censure of Dr. South’s manner of preaching, ccxc. his citation of a passage of Cicero defended, ibid. ccxci. his animadversion on a passage in Sir Thomas Brown’s Religio Medici, ccxcii. his defence of preaching morality, xix.


Viel, (Charles Marie de) a learned converted Jew, liv.

Viel, (Lewis de Compeigne de) a learned converted Jew, liv.

Vincent, (Dr.) senior-fellow of Clare-Hall; his testimony concerning Tillotson’s behaviour there, vii.


Walker, (George) made bishop of London Derry, cxlv. account of him, ibid. (note.)

Waller, (Emund) the poet, solicits the provostship of Eton College, lix.

Wallis (Dr. John) complains of Dr. South’s speech at the opening of the theatre in Oxford, cxxix.

Watson, (Dr. Thomas) bishop of St. David’s, his character, clxiv, clxv.

Wharton, (Henry) his manuscript collection gives a very odious picture of King James II.’s government, xcv, (note.)

Whichcot, (Dr. Benjamin) provost of King’s College in Cambridge, iv. his funeral sermon preached by Tillotson, lxxxiii.

Winston (William) revives the question concerning the eternity of hell torments, clvi.

Whitby (Daniel) publishes his Protestant Reconciler, which gives great offence, lxx, lxxi. confutes some of the arguments in Tillotson’s sermon concerning the eternity of hell torments, civ.

Whitefoot, (John) of Norwich, writes a discourse on the eternity of hell torments, cliv.

Whitgift, (Dr. John) archbishop of Canterbury, did honour to the reign of Queen Elizabeth as a preacher, xiv.

Whittingham (William) holds the deanry of Durham, though he had been only ordained at Geneva, cxxii.

Wilkins, (Dr. John) bishop of Chester, his friendship with Tillotson, v. his character, ibid, assisted by Tillotson in his real character, xv. consecrated bishop of Chester, xxv. marries Robina, sister of Oliver Cromwell, ibid. dies, xxx, leaves his papers to Tillotson, ibid. his principles of 462natural religion published, xxx. his sermons published, lxviii. he is indicated by Tillotson from the reflections of Anthony Wood, lxix. his character, cclxix.

William III. (King) affected with the death of Archbishop Tillotson, ccxxxviii. his esteem for the Archbishop, ibid. kindness to his widow, ccxxxix.

William (Dr. John) Bishop of Chichestcr, drew up an account of the proceedings in the ecclesiastical commission, cxxvi. character of him by Tillotson, cxlix. account of him, cli, clii. vindicates Archbishop Tillotson’s sermons on the Divinity of our Saviour, ccviil

Wilmot, (John) earl of Rochester; his repentance and death, 1.

Witton, (Joshua) rector of Thornhill, in Yorkshire, one of the godfathers of Archbishop Tillotson, ii.

Wood, (Anthony) his reflections upon Bishop Wilkins answered by Tillotson, lxix.

Worthington, (Dr. John) master of Jesus College, in Cambridge, iv, v. his character by Dr. Tillotson, ccxlix.

Wotton, (Dr. William) some account of him, ccxv, ccxvi.

Wright (Abraham) published five sermons in five several styles, or ways of preaching, xiv.

Wynne (William) censures a passage of Tillotson’s funeral sermon on Mr. Gouge, lxiv, (note.) remarks upon that censure, ibid.

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