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was settled at Trumpington near Cambridge, and left two sons, both of whom died unmarried. His second wife was Frances, daughter of lord Willoughby of Parham, by whom he had nine children. His third wife was Mrs. Wilson, a widow, whose maiden name was Carleton. She survived him, and by her also he had several children. The eldest of this last marriage inberited Chilton Park.

The editor of his “Memorials” gives him this character. “ He not only served the state in several stations and places of the highest trust and importance both at home and in foreign countries, and acquitted himself with success and reputation answerable to each respective character; but likewise conversed with books, and made himself a large provision from his studies and contemplation. Like that noble Roman, Portius Cato, as described by Nepos, he was “Reipublicæ peritus, et jurisconsultus, et magnus imperator, et probabilis orator, cupidissimus literarum :' a statesman and learned in the law, a great commander, an eminent speaker in parliament, and an exquisite scholar. He had all along so much business, one would not imagine he ever had leisure for books; yet who considers his studies might believe he had been always shut up with his friend Selden, and the dust of action never fallen on his gown. His relation to the public was such throughout all the revolutions, that few mysteries of state could be to him any secret. Nor was the felicity of his pen less considerable than his knowledge of affairs, or did less service to the cause he espoused. So we find the words apt and proper for the occasion; the style clear, easy, and without the least force or affectation of any kind, as is shewn in his speeches, his narratives, bis descriptions, and in every place where the subject deserves the least care or consideration.” Lord Clarendon has left tbis testimony in favour of Whitelocke : whom, numbering among his early friends in life, he calls, a man of eminent parts and great learning out of his profession, and in his profession of signal reputation. “And though," says the noble historian, “he did afterwards bow his knee to Baal, and so swerved from his allegiance, it was with less rancour and malice than other men. He never led, but followed; and was rather carried away with the torrent than swam with the stream; and failed through those infirmities, which less than a general defection and a prosperous rebellion could never have discovered.” Lord Clarendon has elsewhere described him, as “ from

the beginning concurring with the parliament, without any inclinations to their persons or principles; and,” says be, “ he bad the same reasons afterwards not to separate from them. All his estate was in their quarters; and he had a nature, that could not bear or submit to be undone : though to his friends, who were commissioners for the king, he used his old openness, and professed his detestation of all the proceedings of his party, yet could not leave them.”

The first edition of his " Memorials of the English Affairs," was published in 1682, and the second, with many additions and a better Index, in 1732: called “An historical Account of what passed from the beginning of the reign of king Charles the First to king Charles the Second his happy Restauration ; containing the public transactions civil and military, together with the private consultations and secrets of the Cabinet,” in folio, Besides these memorials, he wrote also “Memorials of the English Affairs, from the supposed expedition of Brute to this island, to the end of the reign of king James the First. Published from bis original manuscript, with some account of his life and writings, by William Penn, esq. governor of Pennsylvania ; and a preface by James Welwood, M.D. 1709," folio. There are many speeches and discourses of Mr. Wbitelocke to be found. in his "Memorials of English Affairs," and in other collections. Oldmixon, who stands at the bead of infamous historians, bas drawn a comparison between Whitelocke and Clarendon; there is also an anonymous pamphlet entitled “ Clarendon and Whitelocke farther compared," which was written by Mr. Jobn Davys, some time of Harthall, Oxford. It ought to be remarked that our author's “ Memorials" are his Diary, and that be occasionally entered facts in it when they came to his knowledge : but not always on those days in which they were transacted. This has led his readers into some anachronisms. It has been remarked also that his " Memorials" would have been much more valuable, if his wife had not burnt many of his papers. As they are, they contain a vast mass of curious information, and are written with impartiality.'

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Biog. Brit.--His “ Memorials” and Swedish Embassy.

INDEX

TO THE

THIRTY-FIRST VOLUME.

Those marked thus * are new.
Those marked † are re-written, with additions.

Page

Page
+Wall, John..

1
+Ward, Edward ..

129
William

3 t
-John.

123
*Wallace, sir William.

4
十 t- Samuel

127
+Waller, Edmund .... 6

Seth ...

: 129
sir William.. 25

Thomas

. 136
+Wallis, John...
28 +Ware, James

137
John, botanist. 47

Robert.

145
*Walmesley, Charles .

48
Wargentin, Peter.

. 146
Walpole, sir Robert.

49
+Warham, William

ib.
Horatio, lord Wal-

*Waring, Edward .. 152
pole ..

55 +Warner, Ferdinando...... 155
- Horace, lord Orford 56

- Dr. John.. 157
*Walsh, Peter ....

67
John ..

158
William.

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68
Joseph

162
Walsingham, Francis..

Richard

163
十 t-
Thomas . 78

William .. 164
*Walstein, Albert....
ib. + Warton, Thomas

167
Walton, Brian..

.80
Joseph

195
George

.84 Warwick, Philip.. 196
Isaac..
85 *Wase, Christopher

199
*Wandesford, Christopher ...91 *Washington, George...... 201
+Wanley, Humphrey ... .93

*Wasse, Joseph ...

210
Wansleb, John Michael....96 *Waterhouse, Edward .....212
*Warburton, John ...... 97 Waterland, Daniel. 213

William .. 100 Watson, David ... ...219

. 69

. ib.

.. 241

..352

..354

...ib.
. 264

Page

Page
*Watson, Henry... .219 *Weston, Edward ... . 32A

James, printer ...223 *Wetenhall, Edward.
James, lawyer .224 - Wetstein, John James .322
John ..
226

John Rodolph .. 324
Richard.

229 *Whalley, Peter .... ... ib.
Robert

237 *Wharlon, Thomas, marquis 326
Thomas, bishop.. 239

Philip, duke.... 330
+ - Thomas, noncon. 240

sir George

.337
William

+
Henry..

338
Watteau, Anthony.. 248

Dr. Thomas. 349
+Watts, Isaac ..
249 Whately, William

350
William

254 Wheare, Degory.
*Waynflete, William 255 *Wheatley, Charles.. .353
Webb, Phil. Carteret
... 958

Francis..
*Webbe, George.

261 *Wheelocke, Abraham . 355
*Webber, John

262 Wheler, sir George .. 356
Webster, William

*Whethamstede, John. 358
Wechel, Christopher..

*Whetstone, George.

359
Andrew ..

265 Whichcote, Benjamin. 360
*Wedderburn, Alex..

ib. Whiston, William.. 366
*Wedgwood, Josiah
268 *Whitaker, John .

378
+Weever, John.... 971 十 t

William

. 383
*Weisse, Christopher Felix. . 272 +Whitby, Daniel..
*Welchman, Edward ....

ib.
*White, Gilbert

396
*Wells, Edward ..

.274
Henry Kirke..

.397
Samuel ...
. 275 t John, bishop

. 401
Welsted, Leonard. .. 276

John, lawyer 403
Welwood, James .

278

John, patriarch ... 404
+Wentworth, Thomas 279

Joseph

406
Thom. lawyer 294 ti Richard

414
*Wepfer, John James.. 295

Robert.

415
*Werenfels, Sam... .. ib.

sir Thomas .416
+Wesley, Sam.

296

Thom. of Sion coll. 420
+
Sam. jun..

298 to ---- Thomas, Albius ... 422
+
John..

. 299
*Whitefield, George..

. 498
Charles.

*Whitehead, David.. 433
*Wesselus, John ..

311

George 434
West, Gilbert.

313

John

.437
t- James

315 t

Paul.

438
Richard
.316 t

William. 445
Thomas

.317 +Whitehurst, John.. .458
Westfield, Thomas . ..318 Whitelocke, James 463
*Weston, Eliz. Jane

t

Bulstrode 465
Stephen...

... ib.

.388

*

*

..310

*

..319

END OF THE THIRTY-FIRST VOLUME.

Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley,
Red Lion Passage, Fleet Street, London.

551880

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