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Fingendus sine fine rota.-
London, printed by M. Simmons, for Giles Calyert, at the Black
Spread Eagle, at the West end of Paul's. 1G4T. Quarto, contain-
ing fourteen pages ----------------65
The Brewer's Plea: or, a Vindication of Strong Beer and Ale.
Wherein' is declared the Wonderful Bounty and Patience of God,
the wicked and monstrous Unthankfulness of Man, the unregarded
Injuries done to these Creatures, groaning, as it were, to be deli- .
vered from the Abuses proceeding from disdainful Aspersions of
ignorant, and from the Intemperance of sinful Man.
Icoe. xii. 19, 20, 21.
If they were all one fy'ember, Where would the Body be 9
But now are they many Members, yet but one Body.
The Eye cunnot say unto the Hand, I have no need of thee, nor again,
the Head to the Feet, I have no need of thee.
Hat venium corvis, texat censnra columbas. Juvcn. Sat.
London, printed for 1. C. 1617. Quarto, containing eight pages - 73
The Scottish Politick Presbyter, slain by an English Independent: or,
the Independents' Victory over the Presbyterian Party. The Ri-
gour of the Scotch Government, their Conniving and Bribing: the
Lewdness and Debauchery of Elders in secret. A Tragi-comedy.
Diruo et /edifico, muto quadrata rotundis.
Printed in the year 1647. Quarto, containing sixteen pages - - 80
St. Edward's Ghost, or Anti-Normanism: Being a Pathetical Com-
plaint and Motion, in the Behalf of our English Nation, against her
grand, yet neglected Grievance, Noruianism.
Qu&'ium (malum) est ista volunlaria servitus?
Cicero, in Orat. Philip. I.
London, printed for Richard Wodenothe, at the Star, under Peter's
Church, in Cornhill, 1647. Quarto, containing twenty-eight
pages -------------------- g^.
Serjeant Thorpe, Judge of Assize for the Northern Circuit, his Charge,
as it was delivered to the Grand Jury at York Assizes, the twen-
tieth of March, 1648; clearly epitomising the Statutes belonging to
this Nation, which concern, (and, as a Golden Rule, ought to re-
gulate) the several Estates and Conditions of men; and, being
duly observed, do really promote the Peace and Plenty of this Com-
monwealth. From a Quarto, containing thirty pages, printed at
London, by T. W. for Matthew Walbancke and Richard Best, at
Gray's Inn Gate, in 1649 - --- 106
The Dissenting Ministers Vindication of themselves, from the horrid
and detestable Murder of King Charles the First, of glorious Me-
mory. With their Names subscribed, about the Twentieth of Ja-
nuary, 1648. London, printed in the Year MDCXLVTII. Quarto,
containing six pages --------------- 129
News from Pembroke and Montgomery, or Oxford Manchestered, by
Michael Oldsworth and his Lord, who swore he was Chancellor of
Oxford. And proved it in a Speech made to the New Visitors, in
their New Convocation, April 11, 1648: As here it follows Word
(or Word, and Oath for Oath. Primed at Montgomery, 1648.
Quarto, containing eight pages ------------ 134
The Cuckow's Nest at Westminster: Or, the Parliament between the
two Lady-Birds, Queen Fairfax and Lady Cromwell, concerning
Negociations of State, and their several Interests in the Jvingdom;
sadly bemoaning the Fate of their Deer and Abhorred Husbands.
By Mercarius Melancholicus. Printed in Cuckow-time, in a Hol-
low-tree, 1G48. Quarto, containing ten pages ------- 136
The Advice of W. P. to Mr. Samuel Ilartlib, for the Advancement of
some particular parts of Learning. London, printed Anno Dom.
1648. Quarto, containing thirty-four pages - ----,--- 141
A further Discovery of the Office of PublicK Address for Accommoda-
tions. London, printed in the year 1618. Quarto, containing
thirty-four pages ---------_---.-.' j j8
England's proper and only Way to an F.stablishment in Honour, Free-
dom, Peace, and Happiness : Or, the Norman Yoke once more
Uncased; and the Necessity, Justice, and present Seasonableness
of breaking it in Pieces, demonstrated, in Eight most plain anl
true Propositions, with their Proofs. By the Author of Anti-Nor-
manism, and of the Plain English to the Neglecters ot it.
Deo, Patria, Tibi.
Imprimatur, Gilbert Mabbot. London, printed for It. L. Anno
Dosn. 1648. Quarto, containing sixteen pages ------- 175
The British Bellman.
Printed in the Year
Of the Saints fear.
Anno Domini, 1648. Quaito, containing twenty-four pages - - 181
A Case of Conscience resolved: Concerning Ministers meddling with
State Matters in their Sermons, and how far they are obliged by the
Covenant to interpose in the Affairs of Civil Government. By J.
D. Mimster of the Gospel, March 15, Imprimatur, Joseph Caryl.
London, printed bv R. L. for R. W. 1649. Quarto, containing
thirty pages -------------.---- - 196
The Corruption and Deficiency of the Laws of England, soberly dis-
covered: Or, Liberty working up to its just Height. Wherein is
set down, I. The Standard, or Measure of all just Laws; which is
threefold 1. Their Original and Rise, viz. The free Choice, or
Election of the People. 2. Their Rule and Square, viz. Principal;
of Justice, Righteousness, and Truth. 3. Their Use and End, viz.
The Liberty and Safety of the People. II. The Laws of England
weighed in this three-fold Balance, and found too light. 1. In their
Original, Force, Power, Conquest, or Constraint. 2. In their
Rule, corrupt Will, or Principles of Unrighteousness and Wrong,
3. In their End, the Grievance, Trouble, and Bondage of the Peo-
ple. III. The Necessity of the Reformation of the Laws of Eng-
land; together with the Excellency (and yet Difficulty) of this
work. IV. The corrupt Interest of Lawyers in this Commonwealth.
By John Warr. London, printed for Giles Calvert, at the Black
Spread Eagle, at the West-end of St. Pauls, 1G49. Quarto, con-
taining eighteen pages --------------- 212
A Narrative of the Proceedings of a Great Council of Jews, assem-
bled in the Plain of Ageda, in Hungary, about thirty leagues dis-
tant from Buda, to examine the Scriptures concerning Christ, on
the 12th of October, 1650. By Samuel Brett, there present Also,
a Relation of some other Observations of his Travels beyond the
Seas, and particularly in Egypt, Macedonia, Dalmatia, Calabria,
Apuleia, Sicily, Assyria, Sclavonia, France, Spain, and Portugal;
the Islands of Cyprus, Candia, Patmos, and Delphos; the Cities
of Carthage, Corinth, Troy, Constantinople, Venice, Naples, Leg-
horn, Florence, Milan, Rome, Bottonia, Mantua, Genoa, Paris,
&c. 1655, London, printed for Richard Moon, at the Seven Stars
in St. Paul's Church-Yard, near the Great North Door. Quarto,
containing twelve pages -------------- 225
A Relation of the Execution of James Graham, late Marquis of Mon-
tross, at Edinburgh, on Tuesday the Twenty-first of May instant.
With his last Speech, Carriage, and most remarkable Passages
upon the Scaffold. Also a Letter out of Ireland, more fully, con-
cerning the taking of Clonmell. London, printed by E. Griffin, in
the Old Bailey, May twenty-eighth, 1650. Quarto, containing
eight pages -......-►.-'......-- 234
The Process and Pleadings in the Court of Spain, upon the Death of
Anthony Ascham, Resident for the Parliament of England, and of
John Baptista Riva, his Interpreter, who were killed by John
Guillim, William Spark, Valentine Progers, Jo. Halsal, William
Arnet, and Henry Progers. Who are all in close prison in Madrid
lor the said fact, except Henry Progers, who fled to the Venetian
Ambassador's House, and so escaped. Sent from Madrid from a
Person of Quality, and made English. London, printed by Wil-
liam Dugard, Printer to the" Council of State, 1651. Quarto, con-
taining twenty pages --------------- 236
A True Narrative and Relation of his most sacred Majesty's miracu-
lous Escape from Worcester, ou the Third of September, 1651, till
his arrival at Paris. Printed at London, for G. Colborn, 1666.
Quarto, containing eight pages ------------ 247
An Answer to the Propositions made by the English Ambassadors, as
they stile themselves, the nineteenth of March, in the Great Assem-
bly of the High and Mighty Lords, the States General of theUnited
Provinces. As also, to their Memorials of the sixteenth of April,
and the ninth of May, 16.51, respectively. And likewise, to the
Thirty-six Articles of the desired Treaty. As it was delivered by
the Honourable Sir William Macdowal, Knight, Resident for His
Majesty of Great Britain, after his return to Holland, in the said
Great Assembly, June the seventeenth, 1651. Printed at the
Hague, by Samuel Brown, English Bookseller, 1651. Quarto,
containing sixteen pages -------------- 256
News from France: Or, a Description of the Library of Cardinal Maza-
rin, before it was utterly ruined. Sent in a Letter from Monsieur G.
Naudaeus, Keeper of the Publick Library. London, printed for Ti-
mothy Garthwait, ar the littleNorth Door of St. Paul's, 1652. Quar-
to, containing six pages ------------ - 265
A great Victory obtained by the English against the Dutch, and the
Pursuing of the Dutch Fleets, by General Blake and Sir George
Ayscue, with one hundred and eighty men of war, towards the
Downs, and their Resolution to engage them, between Dover and
Calais. The manner how Sir George Ayscue, with great policy, ob-
tained the wind; the number sunk and taken; and two gallant
ships, surprised by Captain Stoaks, laden with Gold.and Elephants
Teeth. Also, the number of ships coming up the River of Thames
for London, richly laden from the East Indies, the Streights, Vir- .
ginia, and Barbadoes. Die Septembris 27,1652. Extracted out of
the Original Papers, sent, from Captain Stoaks, to the honourable
Council of State, on Sunday last, September the twenty-sixth. Im-
printed at London for George Horton, 1652. Quarto, containing
eight pages ------------------ 269
A Cry against a Crying Sin: Or, a just Complaint to the Magistrates,
against them who have broken the Statute Laws of God, by killing
of Men merely for Theft. Manifested in a Petition long since pre-
sented to the Common-Council of the City of London, on the Behalf
of Transgressors. Together with certain Proposals, presented by
Colonel Pride, to the Right Honourable the General Council for the
Army, and the Committee appointed by the Parliament of England,
to consider of the Inconveniences, Mischiefs, Chargeableness, and
Irregularities in their Law. Printed at London, for Samuel Chidley,
dwelling in Bow-Lane, at the Signof the Chequer, 1652. Quarto,
containmg thirty-four pages, in Red Letter -------- 27J
The Proposals of theCommittee, for Regulating the Law, both in Sense,
Form, and Practice,communicated to publick View, by especial Or-
der and Command. Quarto, containing eight pages ----- 389
n«ifci« egM/xgi;, the Triumph of Learning over Ignorance, and of Truth
over Falshood; being an Answer to four Queries:
Whether there be any Need of Universities?
Who is to be accounted an Heretick?
Whether it be lawful to use Conventicles?
Whether a Layman may preach?
Which were lately proposed by a Zealot in the Parish Church at
Swacy, near Cambridge, after the second Sermon, October 3, 1052;
since that enlarged by the Answerer, R. B. B. D. and Fellow of Tri-
nity College, Cambridge. London, printed 1653. Quarto, contain-
ing thirty-eight pages --------,------ gpg
The Laws Discovery : Or, a Brief Detection of sundry notorious Errors
and Abuses contained in our English Laws, whereby Thousands are
annually stripped of their Estates, and some of their Lives. By a
Well-wisher to his Country. London, printed in 1653. Quarto, con-
taining five pages ---------------- 322
A Narration of the late Accident in the New Exchange, on the twenty-
first and twenty-second of November, 1653. Stylo Vetr Written by
the most noble and illustrious Lord, Don Pantaleon Sa, Brother to
his Excellency of Portugal, Extraordinary Legate in England, to his
much esteemed Nobility of England, and to all the beloved and fa-
mous City of London from Newgate's Prison. London, printed in
the Year 1653. Quarto, containing fourteen pages ----- 325
The Lord General Cromwell's Speech, delivered in the Council-Cham-
ber, upon the fourth of July, 1653, to the Persons then assembled
and intrusted with the supreme Authority of the Nation. This is a
true Copy, published for Information, and to prevent Mistakes.
Printed in the year 1654. Quarto, containing twenty-eight pages. 331
The Old Pharisee, with the new Phylacteries of Presbytery. Quarto,
containing twenty-six pages ------------- 314
The Life of that incomparable Man, Faustus Socinus Senensis, descri-
bed by a Polonian knight. Whereunto is added an excellent Dis-
course, which the same Author would have had premised to the
Works of Socinus; together with a Catalogue of those Works. Lon-
don: Printed for Richard Moone, at the Seven S'ars, in Paul's
Church-yard, 1653. Octavo, containing forty-two pages - 355
A brief and perfect Journal of the late Proceedings and Success of the
English Army in the West Indies, continued until June the 24th,
1655. Together with some Queries, inserted and auswered. Pub-
lished for Satisfaction of all such who desire truly to be informed in
these Particulars. By I. S. an Eye-witness. v.
Veritas nudala celari non potest.
London, printed 1655. Quarto, containing twenty-seven pages - - 3r2
The English Hermit, or Wonder of this Age: Being a Relation of the
Life of Roger Crab, living near Uxbridge ; taken from his own
Mouth; shewing his strange, reserved, and unparalleled Kind
of Life, who counted it a Sin against his Body and Soul, to ea.t any
Sort of Flesh, Fish, or living Creature, or to drink any Wine, Ale, or
Beer. He can live with three Farthings a Week. His constant
Food is Roots and Herbs; as Cabbage, Turneps, Carrots, Dork-
Leaves, and Grass; also Bread and Bran, without Butter or Cheese:
His Cloathing is Sack-cloth. He left the Army, and kept a Shop at .
Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable Estate
to give to the Poor, shewing his Reasons from the Scripture, Mark
x. 21, Jer. xxxv.
Wherefore if Meat make my Brother to offend, I will never eat Flesh
while the World stands, 1 Cor. viii. 13.
London, printed, and are to be sold in PopeVhead Alley, and at the
Exchange, 1655. Quarto, containing twenty-two pages - - - - 390
A Century of the Names and Scantlings of such Inventions, as at pres-
ent I can call to Mind to have tried and perfected, which, my former
Notes being lost, I have, at the Instance of a powerful Friend, endea-
voured now, in the Year 1655, to set these down in such a Way as
may sufficiently instruct me to put any of them in Practice. Loudon,
printed by J. Grismond in 1663. Twenty-fours, containing ninety-
one pages ------------------- 405
The Protector's Declaration against the Royal Family of the Stuarts,
and the true Worship of theChurch of England. Printed and published
by his Highness's special Commandment. London, printed by Hen-
ry Hills and John Field, Printers to his Highness. From a Folio
page - - -..- -. 420
The most lamentable and dreadful Thunder and Lightning in the
County of Norfolk, and the City of Norwich, on July 20, being the
Lord's Day in the Afternoon: The Whirlwind and thitk Darkness,
and most prodigious Hailstones, which, being above five Inches about,
did so violently batter down the Windows of the City, that Three-
thousand Pounds will hardly repair them. Diverse Men and Women
struck dead. The Firing of some Towns, and whole Fields of Com,
by Lightning, which also destroyed the Birds of the Air, and Beasts
of the Field. Together with another most violent Storm, which,
happening on Saturday last in the same County, for almost thirty
Miles together, performed the like terrible Effects. Attested by Ten-
thousand Witnesses, who were either Spectators, or Partakers of the
Loss. Entered according toOrder, the Slst of July, 1656. London,
printed by R. I. for F. Grove on Snow-hill, 1656. Quarto, contain-
ing five pages, with a wooden Cut in the Title-page, representing
Jupiter in the Clouds, with a Thunder-bolt in his Right Hand - 422
The grand Impostor examined: Or, the Life, Trial, and Examination
of James Nay ler, the seduced and seducing Quaker; with the Man-
ner of his riding into Bristol. London, printed for Henry Brome, at
the Hand in St. Paul's Church Yard, 1656. Quarto, containing fif-
ty-six pages -- -----------_-__- 424
A Case of Conscience, Whether it be lawful to admit Jews into a
Christian Commonwealth? Resolved by Mr. John Dury: Written
to.Samuelllartlib, Esq. London, printed for Richard Wodenothe,