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seniority, by reason of a statute of the University denying degrees to any non-resident:

In performance of our said promise, and for the future encouragement of others in the like service, We do hereby signify unto you, That it is our will and pleasure that the said John Castle be by you created Master of Arts, and allowed the same seniority which, according to the custom of your University, he had enjoyed had he been resident at the usual time of taking degrees.

Given at Whitehall, the 22d day of June 1658.§

Castle, the Books indicate, had entered Trinity at the same time, and been under the same Tutor, with a very famous person, "John Driden Narthampt. admis.tus Pens." — both, namely, were admitted, "Pensioners," in Sept. 1649.

2. That Benjamin Rogers be made Bachelor of Music, — "a Form Oliver Cromwell's Mandats," says J laker, who has excerpted this one.

To Our trusty and well-beloved the Vicechonccllor and Senate of Our A
University of Cambridge.

OLIVER P. Teustv and well-beloved, — We greet you well. Whereas we are informed that you cannot, by the statutes and according to the customs of your University, admit any to the degree of Bachelor of Music unless he had some years before "been '• admitted in a college: And whereas we are also certified that Benjamin Rogers hath attained to eminency and skill in that faculty: — We, willing to give all encouragement to the studies and abilities of men in that or any other ingenuous faculty, have thought fit to declare our will and pleasure, by these our letters, that, notwithstanding your statutes and customs, you cause Benjamin Rogers to be admitted and created Bachelor in Music, in some one or more of your con

§ Cambridge Archives, "Grace-Book H. p. 181." Communicated by Rev. J. Edleaton, Fellow of Trinity College.

gregations assembled in that our University; he paving such dues as are belonging to that degree, and giving some proof of his accomplishments and skill in music. And for so doing, these our letters shall be your warrant. i Given at Whitehall, the 28th day of May 1658.§

5 Copy in Barl. Mss. no. 7053, f. 152 (Baker Mss. Z. 373); — and as

before, in " Grace-Book H. p. 180." The Originals will never turn up.

In the same Register of "Graces," or Decrees of Senate, is one (of date 1661) for burning whatsoever Mandates or Missives there are from Cromwell; whereby doubtless the Originals (whith small damage to them, and tome satisfaction to the Heads of Houses) were destroyed.


Abbot, Colonel, in Ireland, ii.

Aberdeen Provost, at Dunbar
fight, ii. 333. See Jaffray.

Alablaster, Dr., preaches Po-
pery, i. 63.

Allen, Trooper, examined, i.
273; — Ludlow's mistake
concerning, iii. 276.

Allen, Adjutant-General, his
account of Prayer-Meeting
at Windsor, i. 321-325; —
disturbances by, iii.276-279.

Allertoun House, Cromwell at,
iii. 63-65.

Alured, Thomas, M. P., letter
by, i. 58.

Alured, Col. Matthew, captu-
res Scots Committee, iii. 98;
Anabaptist, cashiered, 201-
204; Cromwell's letter to,

Alured, Col. John, King's
Judge, iii. 204.

Alyth, Scots Committee extin-
guished at, iii. 98.

Amps, Mr. Thomas, plotting
at his house, iii. 194.

Anabaptists favoured by Crom-
well, i. 216,217.

Antichrist, ii. 237; — de-
signated by Cromwell, iii.
217,219; Magistracy consi-

dered Antichristian, 218;
Spain, 346, 381.

Apprentices, riots of, i. 114,

Ardes, Lord of, assists Or-
mond, ii. 170; at Wexford,
190; at Ross, 193.

Argyle, Marquis, dines with
Cromwell, fa. 74; Cromwell's
letter to, 52; — his party in
1650, iii. 2.

Arklow, skirmish at, ii. 207.

Armstrong, Sir Thomas, notice
of, ii. 207.

Army, King's and Parliament's,
i. 119,120; of Parliament in
1643, 146, 162, 163; New
Model, 194, 218; motions of
in 1645, 233; too near Lon-
don, 266; against Parlia-
ment, 267, 268; state of in
1647, 270, 271; at Saflron
Walden, 272, and App. C.
iv. 336-339; Agitators in, i.
273, 274; will not disband,
275; Rendezvous at New-
market, 275; at Rovston,
276; comes to St. Albans,
277; Manifesto and claims
of, 278; Declaration against,
expunged, 284; advances to
London, 285; enters Lon-
don, 286; Prayer-Meeting
at Windsor Castle, 322,323;
— against Treaty with Char-
les I., ii. 82, 87; Remon-
strance, 88; at Windsor, 89;
in London, St. James's, &c,

Army, equipments of, in 1651,
iii. 73.

Arnald. See Levellers.

Array, Commission of, i. 120,
121, — see St. Albans; in
Eastern Association, 132.

Artists in 1651, iii. 42-44.

Arundel, John, Cromwell's let-
ter in behalf of, App. C. iv.

Ascham, Anthony, slain in
Spain, iii. 380, 395.

Ashburnham, Mr., notice of,
iii. 208.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, fortified,
i. 143.

Ashe, John, M. P., notice of,
ii. 83, 86, 87; Cromwell's
letter to, 83.

Ashton, Col., at Preston, ii.30.

Ashton, Sir Arthur, Governor
of Tredah, ii. 165; killed,

Assembly, General, answer
Cromwell, ii. 308; his letter
to, 309, not allowed to sit,
iii. 99. See Divines.

Associated Counties, origin of,
i. 124, 136; raise an Army,

Astley, Sir Bernard, taken, i.
. 226.

Astley, Sir Jacob, last of roya-
list generals, i. 245.

Axtel, Col., regicide, iii. 277.

Aylesbury, Rupert at, i. 138.

Ayr Citadel built by Cromwell,

iii. 100.
Ayscough, Sir George, notice

of, ii. 153, 154; — iii. 180;

his house like a ship at sea,

Augustin, Mosstrooper, iii. 11,


Baas, M. de, intriguer, App. C.
iv. 377.

Bacon, Nathaniel, author of
Burton's Diary, iv. 18 n.

Baillie, Robert, on Scots De-
mands, i 106, 107; Appren-
tices in Palaceyard, 114; —
flies from Glasgow, iii. 6; is
atFerth, 17; sees Cromwell
in Glasgow, 62.

Baillie, General, at Preston
fight, ii. 17, 22.; perplexed,
27; surrenders, 27, 34.

Balder, Allegory of, i. 11.

Baltimore, Lord, and Mary-
land, iii. 274.

Bamfield, Col., spy, i. 262; —
iv. 4.

Banks, Mr., on Cromwell, i.

Bannockburn, Cromwell at, iii.

Barbadoes, delinquents sent
to, iii. 317.

Barbarous nations, records of,
i. 5.

Barbone, Mr. Praisegod, ac-
count of, iii. 141.

Barebones's Parliament, iii.
142, 178.

Barclay of Urie, Scotch Qua-
ker, iii. 36.

Barkstead, Col., a Major-Ge-
neral, iii. 341 n., 405 n.

Barlow, Mrs., and Charles II.,
ii. 191.

Barnard, Robert, Justice of
Peace, i.66,125; his descend-
ants, 126; Cromwell's letters
to, 125,141.

Barnet, Col., Wogan at, ii.

Barton, Col., in Scotland, iii.

Basing House described, i.
235; taken, 236-241.

Bastwick, Dr. John, in pillory,
i. 93; —his Widow provided
for, iv. 134.

Bates, Dr., sent to Cromwell
in Scotland, iii. 67.

Battles: Edgehill, 23d Oct.

1642, i. 124; Grantham, 13th
May 1643, 145, 146; New-
bury (first), 20th Sept. 1643,
164; Winceby, 11th Oct.

1643, 175; Marston Moor,
2d July 1644,186; Cropredy,
30th June 1644, 19-1; New-
bury (second), 27th Oct.

1644, 195; Naseby, 14th
June 1645,212, and App. C.
iv. 328-331; Langport, July

1645, App. C. iv. 333; —
Preston, 17th Aug. 1648, ii.
16, and App. C. iv. 343; —
Dunbar, 3d Sept. 1650, ii.
826-342, and App. Civ. 358;
Worcester, 3d Sept. 1651,
iii. 87-95.

Baxter, Richard, opinion of
Edgehill battle, i. 124; —
unfriendly to Cromwell, iii.
Carlyle, CromweM. IV.

Beacham, Margery, case of, iii.
332, 333.

Beard, Dr., schoolmaster, i.
84, 63, 66.

Bedford, Earl, chief of Puri-
tans, i. 112; General of Par-
liament horse, 123.

Bedford, Level, i. 96; — iii.

Bennet, Richard Cromwell's
letter to, iii. 274.

Berkley, Sir John, tutor to
Duke of York, iv. 4.

Berners's, Lord, ancestor, i.

Berney, Sir Richard, fined. i.

Berry, Captain, slays General
Cavendish, App. C. iv. 321,
324; Major, at Preston fight,
ii. 27; 200^. voted to, 37; —
Colonel, a Major-General,
iii. 341 n. —, in favour of
Kingship, iv. 133.

Berwick summoned by Crom-
well, ii. 51, 55.

Bethel, Major, atBristol siege,
i. 229.

Bible, Dr. Walton's Polyglott,
App. C. iv. 372.

Biddle, Mr., Socinian, iii. 270.

Billingsley, butcher, in Ger-
ard's plot, iii. 205.

Biographers of Cromwell cri-
ticised, i. 14. See Heath,
Noble, Ludlow, Banks,
Maidston, Kimber, Forster,

Birch, Col., at Bristol siege, i.
226, 229.

Birch, Dr., prints Hammond's

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