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his friend, i. 315. a long invective against him by the Lacedæmonians, 324, his fortune, 294.

Epictetus, saying of, i. 327, his state of man, 258.
Epidemical diseases, i. 128.

Epimenides, the Candian, i. 281.

Episcopacy commended, i. 353.

Errhines draw phlegm and water from the head, i. 88.

Error in law, and error in fact, what matters they constantly concern, i. 562.

Escape of any person for treason is itself treason, i. 675. Escheat, property in lands gained thereby two ways-by bastardy, and by attainder of felony or treason, i. 577, two things to be noted in escheats-first, the tenure of the lands; secondly, the manner of such attainder as draweth with it the escheat, ib.

Escheator, his office, and whence so called, i. 651.

ii. 147, 148, substance of a letter written to the queen for him by Mr. Francis Bacon, 154, his letter to Mr. Bacon, 141, his letter to him about speaking to queen Elizabeth in his behalf, 143, his two letters to Mr. Bacon, 144, 145, his letter about a meeting with him, 146, his letter to him before his expedition to Cadiz, 153. Essex, earl of, Bacon's apology in relation to him, i. 433, ii. 20.

Estates for years, how made, i. 581. See Leases. Estates in tail, how created, i. 581, were not forfeitable by any attainder, ib. impediments in a man's disposing of them, 606.

Eternity divided into three portions of time, i. 339. Ethelwold, bishop of Winchester, his charity in the time of famine, i. 319.

Ethics, i. 46, 56.

Evergreens, their cause, i. 148.

Escuage, what it means, i. 578 note †, is due to the king Ethics, not to give way to politics, i. 535.
from tenants in knights' service, ib.
Esculent plants, i. 152, not esculent at all, ib.
Essays, civil and moral, i. 261.

Vide ii. 44.

Essex, earl of, said to have but one enemy and one friend, i. 311, 312, made twenty-four knights at the succour of Roan, 312, his famous expedition to Cadiz, 540, his treaty with the Irish rebels, 541.

Essex, earl of, his kindness to Sir Francis Bacon, i. 434, gives Bacon an estate, ib. Sir Francis Bacon's advice to him about the queen, 435, is dissuaded from going to Ireland, ib. Mr. Bacon advises the queen to send for him from Ireland, 435, 436. Bacon speaks very favourably for him to the queen, 436, the queen resolves to proceed against him in the star-chamber, 438, the queen seems again well disposed towards him, 439. Bacon solicits for his being restored to his fortunes, ib. papers relating to his examination, &c. at that time were suppressed by the queen's order, ib. queen grows incensed against him, ib. Bacon's advice to him about his conduct, ii. 10. Bacon advises him to take upon him the causes of Ireland, 15, 16, concerning his treaty with Tyrone, about the Irish affairs, 16, advice to him about the Irish, and how he ought to treat them, 17, a declaration of his treasons, i. 408, &c. highly favoured by the queen, 409, his vast ambition, ib. desirous of the government of Ireland, ib. his method to persuade the queen to increase the army, 410, makes wrong proposals to the queen about methods of proceeding with the rebels, ib. will have the power in himself of pardoning all treasons, ib. will not be bound by the council of Ireland, ib. makes a fruitless journey to Munster, ib. is for making a peace with the rebels, ib. secret correspondence between him and Tyrone, 411, several confessions against him, ib. his design of landing an Irish army at Milford-haven, 412, comes into England contrary to the queen's orders, 413, promises Tyrone a restitution of all their lands to the rebels, ib. the queen's tender proceedings against him, 403, 413, his design of seizing the queen's person, and the manner how, 413, 415, confers with several about the method of compassing his designs at Drury-house, 414, what his designs were, ib. is summoned to appear before the council, 416, he has a design of attempting the city, 417, suspects his treasons to be discovered, 416, pretends an ambuscade laid for him by Cobham and Raleigh, 417, draws together a tumultuous assembly at Essex-house, ib. four persons are sent to him from the queen, with offers of justice, who are confined and rudely treated by him, ib goes into the city, but nobody there joins with him, 418, is declared a traitor in the city, ib. he pretends the kingdom was to be sold to the Infanta, ib. the reason of his saying so, with the foundation of this report, 418, 421, he is blocked up by several persons in his own house, upon which he surrenders himself, 419, makes three petitions to the lord-lieutenant, and then surrendering, is conveyed to the Tower, ib. the effect of what passed at his trial, ib. &c. the charge against him, 419, his defence, 420, the reply to his defence, ib. &c. is found guilty of treason, and receives judgment, 422, accuses Sir Henry Neville, ib. his execution and behaviour at it, 423, abstract of his confession, under his own hand, 432, his confession to some clergymen, concerning the heinousness of his offence, 433.

Essex, earl of, his device exhibited before queen Elizabeth,

Evil, the best condition is not to will, the next not to can, i. 269.

Eunuchs dim-sighted, why, i. 160. Eunuchs envious, 296.
Euphrates, the philosopher, i. 326..

Euripides, his saying of beautiful persons, i. 315.
Europe, state of in 1580, i. 364.
Exactions, some complaints concerning them removed,

i. 387.

Examinations in chancery not to be made by interrogations, except in special cases, i. 720, other cases relating to examination of witnesses, ib.

Example gives a quicker impression than argument, i. 521. Excess in clothes and diet to be restrained, i. 519. Exchequer, how to be managed, i. 715. Excommunication by the pope, not lawful to kill princes thereupon, i. 694, the greatest judgment on earth, 358, never to be used but in weighty matters, ib. to be decreed by none but the bishop in person, assisted by other clergy, ib. what to be used ordinarily instead of it, ib. Excrements are putrefactions of nourishment, i. 160. Excrements of living creatures smell ill, why, 179, of the three digestions, ib. why some smell well, ib. most odious to a creature of the same kind, 179, 199, but less pernicious than the corruption of it, 199.

Excrescences of plants, i. 143, et seq. two trials for excrescences, 145. Excrescences joined with putrefaction, as oak-apples, &c. ib. Excrescences of roots, 153. Execution, the life of the laws, i. 511. Executorship, how a property in goods is gained thereby, i. 587, of what extent it is, ib. the office of an executor, ib. &c. his power before and after the probate of a will, ib. how he may refuse, ib. what debts he is to pay, and in what order, ib. any single one may execute alone, ib. Exemplifications not to be made in many cases, i. 722. Exercise, i. 48, in what bodies hurtful, ib. much not to be used with a spare diet, ib. benefits of exercise, ib. evils of exercise, ib. Exercise hindereth putrefaction, 123, that exercise best where the limbs move more than the stomach or belly, 166. Exercise impinguates not so much as frictions, why, 187, no body, natural or politic, healthful without it, 286, manly exercises commended to the court, 520.

Exercise, a good sort of one recommended to divines in the country, and in the universities, i. 357. Exeter besieged by Perkin, prepares for a good defence, i. 778.

Exeter, countess of, falsely accused by lady Lake and lady Roos, ii. 212 note §, her cause in the star-chamber, 216. Exigent, a writ so called, what punishment follows it, i.



Exile, cases relating thereto, with the proceedings in them, i. 646. Exossation of fruits, i. 183.

Expect: blessings not expected increase the price and pleasure, i. 259.

Expense, i. 284, rules for the regulation of it, ib.
Experiments for profit, i. 248.

Extortions, how to be punished, i. 676.

Eye of the understanding like the eye of the sense, i. 96. Eye thrust out of the head hanging only by the visual nerve, recovered sight, 130. Eyes, why both move one way, 185, sight, why better one eye shut, ib. some see one

thing double, why, ib. pore-blind men see best near hand, why, ib. old men at some distance, 186. Eyes are offended by over-great lights, ib. by interchange of light and darkness on the sudden, 186, by small print, ib. wax red in anger, in blushing not, why, ib.


FABIUS MAXIMUS, was feared by Hannibal, i. 324.

Fable of Hercules and Hylas, i. 104, of the fly, 303, of the frogs in drought, 256.

Facility in ministers, worse than bribery, i. 269. Factions, those who are good in them mean men, i. 302, to govern by them low policy, ib. when one is extinguished, the others subdivide, ib.

Factions ought to be depressed soon, i. 713, a remedy proposed by Cicero for preventing factious persons, ib. Faith, the absurdity of an implicit one, i. 689.

Feoffees, cases concerning them in the statute of uses, i. 607-609.

Feoffment, cases relating thereto, i. 607, more cases, 566, conveyance by it in what manner performed, 583. Ferdinand duke of Florence, his character, ii. 43 note Ferdinando king of Naples, a bastard-slip of Arragon, i. 754, how he was supported by Henry VII. 760, his league, 535.

Ferdinando of Spain, his conjunction with Maximilian, i. 757, sends to Henry VII. the account of the final conquest of Granada, 758, recovers Russignion and Perpignan from the French, 760, sends Hialas, by some called Elias, into England, 776, to treat of a marriage between Arthur and Catharine, ib.

Ferrera, plots with Lopez to poison queen Elizabeth, i. 400, is discovered and committed to prison, 401. Fetid smells, i. 179.

Fibrous bodies, i. 181, 182.

Faithful men should be rewarded as well as regarded, i. Ficinus, his fond imagination of sucking blood for prolong516.

Falkland, lord, ii. 236, 243.

Falling sickness, its cause and cure, i. 198.

Fame, like fire, easy to preserve, but difficult to re-kindle, i. 329, like a river bearing up light things and sinking weighty, 333.

Fame made a monster by the poets, i. 308, on what occa sion said to be daughter of the earth, 309, how to discern between true and false fames, ib. increases virtue, as heat is redoubled by reflexion, 255.

Family of love, a heresy which came from the Dutch, i. 383.

Fanatics, their preaching condemned, i. 350, their manner of handling the Scriptures censured, ib.

Fascination, the opinion of it ancient, and ever by the eye, i. 194, ever by love or envy, ib. Fat, extracted out of flesh, i. 158.

Father, his prerogative is before the king's, in the custody of his children, i. 485.

Favour, how to be dispensed, i. 300.

Favourites, judges should have none, i. 305, kings and great princes, even the wisest, have had their favourites, 509, to ripen their judgments and ease their cares, ib. or to screen themselves from envy, ib. should never interpose in courts of justice, 511.

Fealty was sworn to the king by every tenant in knight's service, i. 578.

Fear, how it loosens the belly, and causes trembling, &c. i. 89. Fear, the impressions thereof, 163, 195, paleness, trembling, standing up of the hair, screeching, 163. Fearful natures suspicious, 287, just fear sufficient ground of war, 534. Fears in dimmer lights than facts, 535.

Feathers of birds, why of such fine colours, i. 83, how the colour of them may be changed, 96, age changeth them, ib. Feathers burnt suppress the mother, 193. Features and proportions improved, or altered for the worse, i. 86.

Fee-farms, what, i. 588.

Fee-simple, estates so held, i. 582, their advantages, ib. Felo de se, how to be punished, i. 571, several cases relating thereto, 645.

Felons, if penitent, recommended to expiate their offences in the mines, i. 247.

Felony, if committed by a mad-man, why excusable, but not so if by a man drunk, i. 555, cases in the statute relating thereto explained in many instances, 560, by mischance, how to be punished, 571, other cases of felony, ib. flying for it makes a forfeiture of the goods, 580, several cases in which a man becomes guilty of it, 644, the method of punishment, and other proceedings relating to it, ib. punishment of it is hanging, and it is a question whether the king has power to change it to beheading, ib. accessaries therein, when punishable or not, 645, a farther account of the trial, punishment, and other proceedings in it, ib.:

Female and male in plants, i. 151, the differences of female and male in several living creatures, 183, the causes thereof, ib.

De Feodis, all laws about them are but additionals to the ancient civil law, i. 485.

ing life, i. 184.

Fig tree improved by cutting off the top, i. 135.

Figs in the spring, i. 134. Indian fig taketh root from its branches, 151, hath large leaves, and fruit no bigger than beans, ib.

Figurable and not figurable, plebeian notions, i. 182.
Figures of plants, i. 148.

Figures, or tropes in music, have an agreement with the
figures of rhetoric, i. 99.
Filum Medicinale, i. 91.

Finances, how to be ordered after the union of England and Scotland, i. 458.

Finch, Sir Henry, some account of him, ii. 104 note . Fine, what it is, i. 583, how conveyances are made this way, ib. claim must be made in five years after proclamations issued in the common pleas, or else any one loses his right herein for ever, ib. some exceptions to this, ib. is a feoffment of record, ib.

Fines for alienations of the greatest antiquity, i. 590, of several kinds, ib.

Fir and pine-trees, why they mount, i. 143.

Fire and time work the same effects, i. 117, preserve bodies, 123. Fire tanneth not as the sun doth, 130. Fire and hot water heat differently, 158. Fires subterrany, eruptions of them out of plains, 126. Fire and air forcshow winds, 177.

Fire of diseases how to be put out, i. 198, to be extinguished as the fire of a house, ib.

Firmarius, the derivation and force of this word, i. 618. Fish of the sea put into fresh water, i. 162. Fishes foreshow rain, 178. Fishes greater than any beasts, the cause, 183. Shell-fish, some have male and female,

some not, 186.

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Flame, of powder, how it dilateth and moveth, i. 83. Flame and air mix not, 86, except in the spirits of vegetables, ib. and of living creatures, ib. their wonderful effects, mixed, ib. form of flame would be globular, and not pyramidal, 87, would be a lasting body, if not extinguished by air, ib. mixeth not with air, ib. burneth stronger on the sides than in the midst, ib. is irritated by the air ambient, ib. opinion of the peripatetics of the element of fire, ib. preyeth upon oil, as air upon water, 96, experiments about its duration, 126, et seq. taketh in no other body into it, but converteth it, 175, more easy to move than air, 177. Flame causeth water to rise, 188. Flame, the continuance of it according to several bodies, 126, observation about going out of flame, 127, lasting thereof in candles of several mixtures,


ib. of several wicks, ib. in candles laid in bran, ib. in lamps, ib. where it draweth the nourishment far, ib. in a turreted lamp, ib. where it is kept close from air, ib. according to the temper of the air, ib. irritated by cold, ib. experiment about flame, 188.

Flammock, the lawyer, Thomas, incites the Cornish men to rebel against the subsidy, i. 773, is taken and executed, 775.

Flatterer, his words make against the man in whose behalf they are spoken, i. 308, no such flatterer as a man's self, 283, several sorts and ranks of them, 303. Flattery of princes as criminal as drawing the sword against them, 509.

Fleming, Sir Thomas, lord chief justice of the king's bench, dies, ii. 163 note +.

Fleming, Adrian, the son of a Dutch brewer, made cardinal of Tortosa, i. 750, preceptor to Charles V. and pope, ib.

Flemings, i. 752, 757, 759, 765, 773, call the treaty at Windsor, made between Henry VII. and Philip king of Castile, "intercursus malus," 790. England a back of steel to the Flemings, 536.

Flesh, human, its venomous quality, i. 85. Flesh dissolved into fat, 158. Flesh edible and not edible, 184, the causes of each, ib. horse's flesh sometimes eaten, ib. man's flesh likewise, 85, 184, said to be eaten by witches, 184.

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Flies in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i. 166.
Flight of birds, why the swiftest motion, i. 158.

Flint laid at the bottom of a tree, why it helpeth the growth, i. 133.

Float and refloat of the sea, i. 191.

Flowers smell best whose leaves smell not, i. 129, how to enlarge flowers, and increase their odours, 133 et seq. Flowers growing amongst the corn, and no where else, 138, to have flowers open at the sun's approach very obvious, ib. Flowers, inscription of them on trees, 140, to induce colour into flowers, 141. Flowers, how made double, ib. to make them double in fruit-trees, 142. Flowers all exquisitely figured, 148, numbers of their leaves, ib. Flowers in gardens, 298.

Fly, the fable of it, i. 303.

Flying in the air of a body unequal, i. 174, of a body supported with feathers, 187. Foliambe, Francis, i. 207.

Folietanes, feeding on leaves, a religious order, why put down by the pope, 89.

Followers and friends, i. 300, costly ones make the train longer than the wings, ib. their several denominations, ib. Fomentation, or bath for the gout, i. 253.

Food, the selling of that which is unwholesome, or at un-
reasonable rates, how to be punished, i. 677.
Force, all oppressions thereby how to be punished, i. 676.
Foreign plants, i. 146, how best removed, 152.
Foresight, the wisdom of it, ii. 90 note +.

Forest and chases, much good land recoverable from them, i. 517.

Forfeitures, how a property in goods is gained thereby, i. 587.

Forfeitures, or fines, not to be anticipated or farmed out, i. 520.

Forgiveness is natural to generous minds, i. 678. "Forma Pauperis," when to be admitted as a proper plea,

i. 722.

Formalist worse for business than an absurd man, i. 281.
Forming of parts in young creatures, i. 86.
Fornication, the guilt and odiousness of it represented, i.
210, 211.

Fortescue, Sir John, under-treasurer and chancellor of the exchequer, i. 596, ii. 153.

Fortitude, the true notions of it are lost, i. 680, distinguishes rightly between the grounds of quarrels, ib. Fortune, like a market, i. 278.

Fortune, i. 293, though blind is not invisible, 294, confidence and reputation the daughters of Fortune, ib. Fortunes, inequality between those of England and Scotland, i. 464.

Fossils, how they differ from plants, i. 150, their many medicinal uses, 162.

Foundations and gifts, i. 290.

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Fountains, with regard to the beauty and refreshment in gardens, i. 299. Fowle, Mr. ii. 205.

Fowls, water-fowls foreshow rain, i. 178. Fowlys, Sir David, some account of him, ii. 26 note*. Fox, bishop of Exeter, made counsellor to Henry VII. i. 735, made lord privy-seal, and successively bishop of Bath and Wells, Durham, Winchester, ib. sent on embassage to James III. of Scotland, 742, one of the commissioners of trade, 772, his great diligence in opposing the king of Scots, 776, takes a journey to Scotland about the breach of truce, 781, his character, 784, the main instrument of the marriage between the lady Margaret and the king of Scots, 785, concludes the match between Charles prince of Castile and Mary second daughter of Henry VII. 792.

Fragile bodies, i. 180. Fragility, its cause, 181.
France, its flourishing state, i. 742. Vide Charles VIII.
France, the union of its duchies, &c. i. 450, king of, changes
his religion, 442, its afflicted condition, 381.
Francis, duke of Britany, loses his memory, and is under
the direction of the duke of Orleans, i. 744, his death
after his army was beaten, 748.

Francis I. i. 314, his noble nature, 320.
Francis, Matthew, serjeant-at-arms, has a quarrel with
Mr. Colles, ii. 263.

Franckalmoigne, a sort of tenure, i. 624, its origin and dignity, ib.

Frauds, how to be punished, i. 676.

Freedoms, of four kinds among the Romans, i. 452, how to be managed after the union of England and Scotland, 459. Freeholders of some manors do hold by suit of court, i. 579 French disease, its supposed original, i. 85.

French king's titles how they rival the emperor's, i. 257. Frenchmen hurt in the head hard to cure, i. 173, wiser than they seem, 281.

Friar Bacon's illusion, i. 170.

Friction, a fartherer of nourishment, i. 91, why it maketh the parts more fleshy, 186, why it impinguateth more than exercise, 187.

Friends ought not to be forgiven, according to Cosmus duke of Florence, i. 264, the world a wilderness without friends, 282, the manifold fruits of friendship, 282, 283, a false friend more dangerous than an open enemy, 509. Friendship, i. 281.

Frion, Stephen, secretary in the French tongue to Henry VII. i. 762, gained by lady Margaret, ib. deserts, Perkin,


Frogs in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i. 166, the fable of the frogs in a drought, 256.

Fruits, causes of their maturation, i. 120, several instances thereof, ib. the dulcoration thereof by other means, 184. Fruit cut or pierced rots sooner, 122, enlarged, how, 133 et seq. Fruit pricked as it groweth ripens sooner, 135, made fairer by plucking off some blossoms, ib. Fruit tree grafted upon a wild tree, 135. Fruit why dulcorated by applying of swine's dung, 136, also by chaff and swine's dung mingled, ib. enlarged by being covered with a pot, as it groweth, ib. Fruits compound, 137. Fruits of divers kinds upon one tree, 140. Fruits of divers shapes and figures, ib. Fruits with inscriptions upon them, ib. Fruits that are red within, 141. Fruits coming twice a year, 147. Fruits made without core or stone, 142. Trees with and without flowers and fruits, 148, preserved, how, 152. Fruits that have juices fit and unfit for drink, 153. Fruits sweet before they be ripe, 154, which never sweeten, ib. Fruit blossoming hurt by south winds, 156.

Fuel consuming little, i. 172. Fuel cheap, ib.

Full of the moon, several effects of it, i. 188, 189, trials for further observations, ib.

Fullerton, Sir James, letter to him from the lord keeper Bacon, ii. 200.


Fumes taken in pipes, i. 193.

Fumitory, a preservative against the spleen, i. 159.


GABATO, Sebastian, a native of Venice living at Bristol, i. 780, his reflections on the discoveries of Columbus, ib.

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Galilæus, or Galileo, ii. 170, 211, his opinion of the ebbing

and flowing of the sea,. i. 174.

Galley-slaves, why generally fleshy, i. 166.

tions of a trial, 121, 122, several properties of gold, 122. Gold hath in it the least volatile of any metal, 175, the making gold scarcely possible, 241, will incorporate with quicksilver, lead, copper, brass, iron, 243.

Gondomar, count de, his resentment against Sir Walter Raleigh, ii. 106, insulted by the apprentices of London, ib. note*, sends his compliments to the lord chancellor, 219, letters to him from lord St. Alban, 233, 252, a great friend of his lordship, in no credit with the prince of Wales or duke of Buckingham, 255.

Gondomar, his tale when our author was advanced to the great seal, i. 317. Vide 330.

Gonsalvo, his character of a soldier, i. 315.
Goodere, Sir Henry, ii. 170, 178.

Gaol delivery, the course of executing it, i. 574, the office Goodness of nature, i. 270, has no excess but error, ib. tne of gaolers, 651.

Game, destroying of it, how to be punished, i. 677.

Gaping, a motion of imitation, i. 48.

Garcilazzo de Viega, descended of the race of the Incas, i. 528.

Gardens, i. 298, for all months in the year, ib.
Gardiner, bishop, i. 318, a saying of his, 667.

Gardiner, Sir Robert, a commendation of him, i. 714.
Garments, of what plants they may be made, i. 151.

Garners under-ground, the best preservatives of corn, i. 123.
Garter, order of, i. 760.

Gaston de Fois, i. 295.

Gathering of wind for freshness, i. 172.

Gavelkind, a custom in Kent, i. 577. Gavelkind land is not escheatable for felony, 580.

Gaul, nation of, made capable of bearing offices, &c. in Rome, i. 451.

Gaunt, the honourable retreat there by Sir John Norris, i. 537.

Gawen, Sir John, ii. 204.

General words, that they ought not to be stretched too far in intendments, is a good rule in law, i. 550. Generating of some creatures, at set times only, of some at all times, i. 169, the cause of each, ib.

Generation opposed to corruption, i. 122, they are nature's
two boundaries, ib.
Generations, history of, i. 28.

Genius over-mastering, i. 194.
Geometry, i. 38.

George, order of Saint, should do more than robe and feast, i. 523.

Georgics of the mind, i. 57.

German mines having vegetables in the bottom, i. 146.
Germany, its state considered, i. 382.

Germination of plants accelerated by several means, i. 131, 132, retarded by several means, 132.

Gerrard, Sir Thomas, ii. 198, recommended by the marquis of Buckingham to the lord chancellor, 223. Giddiness, why after long sitting, i. 166.

Gift, property gained thereby, when valid, and when void, i. 586.

Glass, why pressure upon the lip of it makes the water frisk, i. 83.

Glass, the materials thereof in Venice, i. 171. Glass out of the sand, 172. Glass, whether remolten it keepeth weight, 175.

Glass, how to be improved, i. 172.

Globes at distance appearing flat, i. 187. Gloucester, statute of, relating to wastes of timber-trees, and property in them explained, i. 617, 620. Glow-worms shine longer than they live, i. 124. Glowworm, its nature and properties, 163. Glow-worms put in glasses under the water, their use, 170. God, how many ways he is dishonoured in his church, i. 674, he only is eternal, 337, is Father, Son, and Spirit, ib. his design of uniting his Son to man, and the wonderfulness of that dispensation, ib. resolved to create the world, ib. created all things good at first, ib. governs all things by his providence, 338, revealed his will, in different degrees and manners, at different times, ib. Godfrey, bishop of Luca, ii. 166. Godfrey's case, ii. 269.

Gold, the making of it, i. 121, a work if possible, yet not rightly pursued, ib. discourse of a stranger touching the making of it, ib. directions for the making of it, ib. direcVOL. II.

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several signs or symptoms of it, 270, 271.

Goods stolen, if forfeited to the crown by felony, &c. car.not be recovered by the owner, i. 586.

Gordon, Catherine, married to Perkin, i. 771, her commendations, 779, taken and sent to the queen, and had an honourable allowance, ib.

Gorge, his confession, relating to lord Essex's treason i. 426, another confession, ib.

Gorgias, i. 194.

| Goths, &c. their descent upon Rome, i. 467. Government, its four pillars, i, 272, its charter of foundation, 527, they who cannot govern themselves not fit to govern others, 516.

Government, four original causes thereof, i. 653, hereditary, 655, good ones compared to fair crystals, 713, that observable in the great universe, a proper pattern for government in state, 450, all kinds of it lawful, 353. Gout, order in curing it in twenty-four hours, i. 91, mineral bath prescribed for its cure, 174.

Grafting of roses, i. 133, a late coming fruit upon an early fruit tree, 132, 133. Grafts in great plenty, 134. Grafting, whence it meliorateth the fruit,i. 135, some trees come better from the kernel than the graft, ib. Grafting of trees that bear no fruit enlargeth the leaves, 137. Grafting of several kinds maketh not compound fruits, ib. doubleth flowers, but maketh not a new kind, ib. Grafting vine upon vine, 156.

Grains of youth, i. 250.

Grammar-schools, the inconveniences of a great number of them, i. 495, 496.

Granada, almost recovered from the Moors, i. 754, the final conquest of it, 758, had been in possession of the Moors 700 years, 759.

Grandison, viscount, ii. 257. Granicum, battle of, i. 323.

Grants of the king are not to be construed and taken to a special intent, i. 558, of a common person, how far to be extended, ib. a distinction made between them and declarations, 560, does not prove the lessee's property in any but timber-trees, 559, some rules concerning the staying them, as proper or not so, 710.

Grapes, how they may be kept long, i. 152. Gravity, its increase and decrease, i. 87, motion of gravity within or at distance from the earth, ib. Vide 170. Opinion of moving to the centre a vanity, 87.

Gray, lord, takes the Spaniards' fort in Ireland, i. 357. Graziers, why they remove their cattle from mean to better pastures, i. 134.

Great Britain, the beginning of a history thereof, i. 796.
Great offices and officers, i. 514.

Greatness comparative of living creatures, i. 183.
Greatness of kingdoms, i. 284, how advanced, ib.
Green, the general colour of plants, i. 141.
Greencloth, court of, ordained for the provision of the
king's household, i. 448, 520.

Greenness in some plants all winter, whence, i. 148.
Gregory the Great, why traduced by Machiavel, i. 306.
Grenvil, Sir Richard, his memorable action in the Revenge,
against the Spanish fleet, i. 540.

Greville, Sir Fulke, an account of him, ii. 57 note †, chancellor of the exchequer, ib. See Brooke. Grief and pain, the impressions thereof, i. 163, 164. Grindal, his censure of physicians, i. 320. Groves of bays hinder pestilent airs, i. 193, the cause of the wholesome air of Antiochia, ib.

Growing of certain fruits and herbs after they are gathered,
whence, i. 120, trial whether they increase in weight, ib.
Growing or multiplying of metals, 175.
Growth of hair, nails, hedges, and herbs, in the moon's
increase, i. 188.

Guinea-pepper causeth sneezing, i. 192.

Guise, family of, many troubles in England and Scotland
owing to them, i. 390. England assists France several
times against the faction of this house, ib. duke of, is be-
headed by Henry III. of France, ib. a saying concerning
the duke of Guise's liberality, 434.

Guise, Henry, duke of, in what sense the greatest usurer in
France, i. 321.

Gum dissolves both by fire and water, i. 181.
Gum-dragon, i. 173.

Gum of trees, the cause of its shining, i. 83.

Gunpowder, the cause of the great noise it yieldeth, i. 86, white, whether it giveth no sound, 101.


HACKET, a fanatical disturber of the church, i. 383, his ex-
ecution, ib.

Hair coloured black by the Turks, i. 167. Hairs of beasts
not so fresh colours as birds' feathers, 83, how the colour
of them may be changed, 96. Hair on the head of chil-
dren new-born, whence, 158, standing erect in a fright,
whence, 163. Hair changing colour, 183. Hair of the
party beloved worn, exciteth love, 200.
Hanaper of the chancery, what it included, i. 589.
Hands have a sympathy with the head and other parts,
i. 97.

Hannibal's character of Fabius and Marcellus, i. 325.
Hanno and Hannibal, i. 325.

Hansbeys, their cause in chancery, ii. 204 note §§.
Hard substances in the bodies of living creatures, most
about the head, i. 168, some of them stand at a stay,
some continually grow, ib. all of them without sense but
the teeth, ib.

Hard bodies, their cause, i. 181.

Harper, Sir John, ii. 198.

Hatching of eggs, i. 169.

veral effects of heat in the sun, fire, and living creatures, 184. Heat and cold have a virtual transition without communication of substance, 185. Heat within the earth, 187, greater in winter than summer, ib. trial of drawing it forth by the moon-beams, 188. Heats under the equinoctial less than under the torrid zones, three causes thereof, 130.

Heath, Robert, made solicitor-general, ii. 228, 236.
Heathen opinion touching generation of creatures perfect
by concretion, refelled, i. 189.

Heavenly bodies, their influences, i. 188, 191.
Hebrews, i. 208.

Hector, Dr. his prescription to the dames of London, i.

Hedgehog's flesh, its virtue, i. 199.

Heirs are bound by the acts of their ancestors, if named, i. 577, charged for false plea, ib. the great favour of our law towards them, 606.

Helena, her lover quitted Juno and Pallas, i. 268. Heliotropia, the causes of its opening and shutting, or bending towards the sun, i. 139.

Helwisse, Sir Gervase, his declaration concerning Sir Thomas Overbury's death, i. 700, ii. 175, lieutenant of the Tower, 175 note †, i. 700 note †, discovered to be concerned in the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, i. 700, ii. 175.

Hemlock causeth easy death, i. 154.

Hemp and flax, the great use of planting them, i. 517.
Henry II. of England, i. 276.

Henry III. of France is stabbed before the walls of Paris,
by a jacobin friar, i. 687, is murdered, ib. the revenge of
his death, 264.

Henry IV. of France, his question to the count of Soissons, i. 312, is called the king of faith, ib. the best commander of his time, 538, much praised, 687, is murdered, ib.

Henry II. and III. of England, some troubles of their reign mentioned, i. 379.

Henry IV. of England extolled by the prior of Trinity, i. 754. Story of the first year of his reign published, and dedicated to lord Essex, which offends the queen, 437, is deposed and murdered, 422.

Hatton, lady, removes her daughter, to prevent her being Henry V. of England, his remarkable success, i. 399. married to Sir John Villiers, ii. 193 note *.


Haughton, Sir Richard, ii. 198.

Henry VI. of England, slain by the hands of Richard III. i. 731.

Hawkins, Sir John, his unfortunate death by sickness in Henry VII. of England, his history, i. 276, in his greatest the West Indies, i. 541.

Haws and hips in store, portend cold winters, i. 166.

Hay, Sir Alexander, his queries about the office of constables, with answers, i. 648.

Hayward, Dr. committed to the Tower, for the history of
the deposition of king Richard II. i. 312, stolen from Cor-
nelius Tacitus, ib.

Head, its sympathy with the feet, i. 97, local motion con-
tinued after the head struck off, whence, 130.
Health, regimen of it, i. 287, interrupted by sudden change
of diet, ib. cheerfulness a great preservative of it, ib.
how consulted by the situation of buildings, 289.
Health of the nation remarkable in queen Elizabeth's time,
i. 379.

Healthful airs oft-times without scent, i. 191.
Hearing hath more immediate operation upon the manners
and spirits of men than the other senses, whence, i. 100,
its hinderances and helps, i. 116, why hindered by yawn-
ing, ib. helped by holding the breath, ib. instruments to
help hearing, ib. Hearing causeth horror, 161. Hearing
more offended by some objects, than the eye by ungrate-
ful sights, 115.

Heart of an ape worn increaseth audacity, as reported, &c.
i. 198.

Heat and cold, i. 236.

Heat and cold, Nature's two hands, i. 93. Heat the chiefest power in nature, 97, how to make trial of the highest operation of it, 98. Heat and time work the like effects, 98, 117, their different operations in many things, 117, 158. Heat more tolerable under the line than on the skirts of the torrid zone, 130. Heat, being qualified by moisture, the effect, 158. Heat causeth the differences of male and female, 183, other differences thereupon, ib. tempered with moisture, ib. the se

business imparted to few, 277, his device to improve England, 285, what Henry VI. said of him, 795, styled earl of Richmond before his accession to the crown, 731, caused "Te Deum" to be sung on the place of his victory, ib. his three titles to the crown, 732, depresses the title of the house of York, ib. disperses the fears of the people by his peaceable march to London, 733, sparing of creations when crowned, 734, institutes yeomen of his guard, ib. summons a parliament, ib. his attainder how mentioned by the judges, 735, his marriage more solemnized than his entry or coronation, ib. successful and secure, ib. punishes the rebels by fines and ransoms, 741, obtains from the pope the qualifying of sanctuaries, 742, his conduct in the affair of Britany, ib. his schemes therein too fine to be fortunate, 745, great affairs being too stubborn to be wrought upon by points of wit, ib. calls a parliament, ib. recommends laws against riots, 747, and to encourage trade and manufactures, ib. passes several good laws, 748, retrenches the privileges of the clergy, ib. serves himself by intimacy with Adrian de Castello the pope's legate, 750, barters laws for treasure, being one of the best lawgivers, ib. improves the military force, 751, demands the title and tribute from France, 755, his speech to his parliament, 756, proposes to try his right for the crown of France, ib. receives from the king and queen of Spain letters containing particulars of the final conquest of Granada, 758, draws together a puissant army, and lands at Calais, 759, invests Boloign and makes peace, 760, notifies his gainful peace to the mayor and aldermen of London, 761, general clamour against the king, 763, his diligence in tracing Perkin's history, 764, has his own spies cursed publicly at St. Paul's, ib. the probable reasons of his distaste against Sir William Stanley, 766, the king pestered with swarms of libels,

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