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Rain in Egypt scarce, i. 170, the cause thereof, ib. several Repletion hindereth generation, i. 133, and stature, 143. prognostics of rain, 178.
Rainbow, the sweetness of its odour, i. 178.
Raleigh, Sir Walter, a design to murder him by Sir Christopher Blunt, i. 416, compared the ladies of the queen's bed-chamber to witches, which have power to do hurt, but no good, 313, retort upon, 316, resentment against him by the Spanish ambassador, ii. 206, letter from the lord chancellor to the king, concerning the manner of proceeding against him, 207, declaration of his demeanour and carriage, 208.
Rams' skins good to be applied to wounds, i. 158.
Rates, they should be easy to the undertakers for planting
Ravenstein, lord, rebels against Maximilian, i. 752, 758, carries on a piratical war, ib.
Ravishment of women, how to be punished, i. 676.
Realm, the state of it how many ways endangered, and
Receipts how to be managed after the union of England and Scotland, i. 458.
Receptacle for converts to the reformed religion, recommended, i. 496.
Recoveries, what they are, i. 583, they bar entails, &c. ib. other effects thereof, ib. methods of proceeding therein, ib. why first introduced, ib.
Recusants, how to be punished, i. 674, magistrates, who are so, how to be dealt with in Ireland, ii. 84. Red within, some few fruits, i. 141.
Red juice in plants, i. 154.
Reed or cane, a watery plant, i. 155.
Referees, the meaning of that word, ii. 229, note ‡. References in chancery, when they may be made, i. 719. Referendaries, i. 301.
Refining of metals insufficient, i. 182, how to multiply the heat, or open the body in refining, i. 244. Reflexion of sounds, i. 113, not to be guided like the reflexion of species visible, ib.
Reformation of religion under queen Elizabeth, i. 381, the benefits thereof, ib.
Refraction causeth the species visible to appear bigger, i. 170, other observations about refractions, ib. Registers in chancery, their office, and orders relating to it, i. 718.
Relief, a sum of 51. so called, to be paid by every tenant by knight's service to his lord, i. 579, of tenant in socage, what, ib.
Religion, unity in it, i. 262, the chief band of society, ib. Lucretius's exclamation against it, 263, the best reason of state, 308, of our church commended, 510. Religion, how careful king James was of it, i. 713, the care of it recommended to the judges of the circuits, ib. our author disapproves of the exercise of divers religions, 382, every man's conscience should be let alone in the quiet belief of his own, ib. concerning the disputes about it in England, ib. two rules of proceeding with men in religious matters, where conscience is pleaded, 387, concerning the propagation thereof, 496, not to be scoffed at, 344. Religious sects, 307.
Reproofs from authority should not be taunting, i. 269. Resemblances between the species of plants, i. 157, and likewise among animals, ib.
Respiration of the world, what, according to Apollonius, i.
Rest causeth putrefaction, i. 123.
Restitutions of metals and minerals, ii. 246.
Revelation of God's will by the Scriptures, i. 338, how made before them, 339.
Revenge, wild justice, and ought to be weeded, i. 264, 332. Revenge, i. 264, puts the law out of office, ib. can only take place where there is no law to remedy, ib. public revenges most fortunate, ib. mischiefs of allowing private revenge, 679.
Revenue of the king, how to be managed and advanced, i. 715, ii. 113.
Revenues, sundry sorts of royal revenues, i. 588, of the crown ought to be preserved, 520.
Reverence of one's self, a bridle of vice, i. 211.
Reversions cannot be granted by word, i. 582. See Atturnment, Reverter.
Reverter, its meaning stated in the statute of uses, i. 608. Review, bill of, in what cases to be admitted, or not, i. 716. Revocation of uses, Sir John Stanhope's case relating thereto discussed, i, 627.
Rheums, how caused, i. 88, preservative against, 250. Rhubarb contains parts of contrary operations, i. 84, 97.
Rhubarb infused for a short time best, 84, repeated, may be as strong as scammony, ib. a benedict medicine, ib. caution in the taking thereof, 88, its virtue, ib. Rice, a nourishing meat, i. 90, the general food in Turkey, ib.
Richard II. his deposition, i. 312.
Richard III. tyrant in title and regiment, i. 732, slain in Bosworth-field, ib. slew with his own hands Henry VI. ib. and his two nephews, ib. thought to poison his wife, ib. attainted after his death, 735.
Richardson excuses himself from being speaker, i. 499.
Riches, the baggage of virtue, i. 289, have sold more men than they have bought out, ib. unjust means of acquiring them, 290, little riches more hard to be got than great, ib.
Riding, good for the head, i. 301.
Right side and left, senses alike strong on both sides, limbs strongest on the right, i. 186, the cause of each, ib. Rights are of two sorts, i. 598, according to the civilians, of three sorts, 599, when two meet in one person there is no confusion of them, but they remain in law distinct, 658, how this last rule is limited, ib.
Riots and violent assaults how to be punished, i. 676. Rivers, the advantage of making them navigable, i. 517. Robberies disguised, instances thereof, and how they are to be punished, i. 676.
Rocks, springs chiefly generated there, i. 86.
Roman laws were collected by the decemvirs from the Grecian ones, i. 668.
Romans, how they esteemed a goose's liver, i. 89, their style in war and peace, 321, beat Philip of Macedon, ib. open to receive strangers into their bosom, 285, made wars for the liberty of Greece, 286, 528. Rome, heathen, grew great by its reverence of the gods,
Rome, Virgil's prediction concerning the mixture of Trojans and Italians therein, i. 451, its union with the Sabines,
ib. free in its naturalizations, ib. causes of its growth, ib. esteemed a valiant nation, 681, duels not used amongst them, ib. the emperors thereof used in their titles the additions of nations they had conquered, 447. Romulus, his legacy to the Romans, i. 286. Rooms built for health, i. 194.
Roos, William lord, ii. 170, 177.
Roos, lady, personates Luke Hutton, ii. 218.
Roots, advantages of digging and loosening the earth about them, i. 132, 133.
Roots of fruit trees multiplied, i. 133.
Root made larger Roots potted, grow winter, ib. Roots, Roots of trees that more, ib. the cause
Roses damask, how conserved, i. 126,
132, how to make
Rosa solis, the herb, i. 139.
them late and sweet, 132, 133, and come twice a year, 147.
Rotten apples putrify sound ones, i. 122.
Roxolana, the destruction of Sultan Mustapha, i. 276.
Rue improved, i. 138.
Rue helpeth the fig-tree, ib.
Scarlet-dye, i. 188.
Schism more scandalous than corruption of manners, i. 332, how to be punished, 674.
Schoolmen compared to the fictions of astronomy, i. 274, 320, useful, 301.
Schools of learning to be cherished, i. 511.
Scipio Africanus, his declension, i. 296.
Scire facias, a writ, in what cases not to be awarded, i. 721.
Rules of law, an account of our author's method and Scissile and not scissile, i. 182. manner in digesting them, i. 546.
Russian monks, their prodigious patience, i. 293.
Rust of metals, i. 122, 245.
Rutland, his examination in relation to Essex's treason, i. 429.
Rutland, Frances, countess of, ii. 187 note §.
SABELLIAN heresy, the occasion of its rise, i. 346. Sackville, Sir Edward, named to be chairman of the committee of the house of commons, for inquiring into the abuses of the courts of justice, ii. 331 note †, zealous for lord viscount St. Alban, 238, 242, 244, his letter to lord St. Alban, 245.
Sacred, why attributed to kings, and never to senates, &c. i. 653.
Sailors, their device to get fresh water, from exposing fleeces of wool, i. 94.
St. John, Mr. charge against him, i. 689, he slanders and abuses the king, lords, parliament, &c. of England, in some papers, 691.
St. John, Sir Oliver, lord deputy of Ireland, ii. 186 note ¶, note 204 §.
Salamander, the causes why it endureth the fire, if true, i. 184.
Salamander's wool, i. 172.
Sale, a property gained thereby when dishonest, i. 586, how it may bar the right of the owner, ib. what markets it must be made in, ib.
Salgazus, a sea-plant, i. 154.
Salique law, several remarks on it, i. 312.
Salt, a good compost, i. 131, 135, 149. Saltpetre, how to
Sanctuaries qualified by the pope at the interposition of
Sand for making glass near Mount Carmel, i. 172.
Sanguis Draconis, the tree that bears it, i. 154.
Scoffing at holy matters, one cause of atheism; i. 274. Scotland, account of the parliament held there in 1616, ii. 189.
Scribonianus, his conspiracy against Claudius, i. 326. Scriptures are from God and contain his will, i. 339, are not to be altered, ib.
Scots, a commendation of their virtues, &c. i. 464, ought to be esteemed denizens of England, 455, are infested by the Guises, and relieved by queen Elizabeth, 390. Sea clearer, the north wind blowing than the south, i. 158. Sea by the bubbles foreshows wind, 177. Sea-water looketh black moved, white resting, 186, the cause, ib. Seas shallow and narrow break more than deep and large, 187.
Sea-fish put into fresh waters, i. 162.
Sea-fights, of what consequence, i. 286.
Sea-hare, coming near the body, hurteth the lungs, i. 199. Sea-plants, i. 146, why sea-sand produces no plants, ib. Sea-sand a good compost, i. 149. Sea-sands produce no plants, 146.
Seal great seal of England and Scotland to be one after the union, i. 456.
Search, in what cases the constable has power to do so, i. 649, 650.
Seasons of plants, i. 146, 147.
Seasons of the year, observations on them by Hippocrates, i. 128.
Seats, of houses, i. 177, 296, of justice, set to sale, oppression, 308.
Sebastian, king of Portugal, his expedition into Africa, i. 523.
Secrecy, the virtue of a confessor, i. 265, what necessary to it, ib. the great importance of it to princes, 277. Secret properties, i. 201.
Sectaries, their tenets inconsistent with monarchy, i. 510, not to have countenance or connivance, ib. Secundine or caul, i. 166.
Seditions, i. 271. Seditions and tumults are brother and sister, ib. the prognostics, materials, causes, and remedies of them, 272, et seq.
See of Rome attempts to alienate the hearts of people from the king, i. 675.
Seeds steeped in several liquors hasten their growth, i. 131. Seeds in plants more strong than either leaf or root, 152, 153, the cause, ib. in some not, ib. Seeds how to be chosen, 142, 157, plants growing without seed, 146. Seeds if very old, make the plant degenerate, 142. Seipsum defendendo an act done, why not always justifiable, i. 555, the punishment for killing a man in that act, 571.
Seizure, lessee is shown to have no property in timber-trees from thence, i. 619.
Sejanus, his intimacy with Tiberius, i. 282, the device to pull him down, 292.
Selden, John, his letter to lord St. Alban, ii. 240.
Seminaries, when they blossomed in their missions into England, i. 536.
Sena loseth its windiness by decoction, i. 85, purges melancholy, 88.
Seneca's style, mortar without lime, i. 326, his sentiment of despising death, 262, says the good things of adversity are to be admired, 264, greedy of executorships, 290, condemned, 522.
Seneca, the tragedian, i. 290.
Senses, their pleasures and displeasures, i. 161, their instruments have a similitude with that which giveth the reflection of the object, 116.
Separation of several natures by straining, i. 82, 83, of several liquors by weight, 84, and of the same kind of liquors thickened, ib. of metals, 175.
Separation of the cruder parts prohibiteth putrefaction, i. 123.
Separation of bodies by weight, i. 84, in liquors, 119. Separation of metals and minerals, i. 244, consists of refining, extraction, and principiation, ib.
Separation, the external points thereof, between England and Scotland, i. 455, the internal points, 456. Septimius Severus died in despatch of business, i. 262, his excessive fondness to his chief favourite, 282, his character, 295.
Sequestrations, in what cases to be granted, i. 718.
Serjeantry, tenures by, what they are, and how instituted, i. 578.
Sexviri, their office among the Athenians, i. 668, 672.
Sfortia, Ludovico, duke of Milan, i. 769, 770.
Shade helpeth some plants, i. 134.
Shadows, why they seem ever to tremble, i. 187.
Shame, i. 164, the impressions thereof infectious, 194. Shaw, Dr. his tale at Paul's cross, i. 733, concerning the bastardy of the children of Edward IV. ib.
Shell-fish have no bones within, i. 168, have male and female generally, 186.
Shene palace almost burnt down, i. 780.
Sheriff's tourne, its origin and jurisdiction, i. 571, is called also "Curia franci plegii," 572, made judges of the court for the county and hundreds, ib. called "vicecomites," ib. their office, ib. 651, are bound to attend the judges in their county, by person or by deputy, 576, 577, from whence they are so called, 651.
Sheriffs' accounts how to be managed, i. 593, their attendance in the circuits of the judges, 512, ancienter than the conquest, and of great consequence, ib.
Shifting for the better helpeth plants and living creatures,
Shining wood, many experiments about it, i. 124. Shipping, or navy, the walls of England, i. 515, all the necessary materials of it our own produce, save sails and cordage, 516.
Shooting, good for the lungs and stomach, i. 301.
Showers good for the fruit, i. 156, for some not, ib. Nightshowers better than day-showers, ib.
Showers after a long drought cause sicknesses, if they be gentle; if great, not, i. 176.
Shrewsbury, Gilbert earl of, ii. 175.
Shrewsbury, lady, some account of her, and her trial, ii. 52 note*
Shrieking, i. 163.
Sight, 185, 186, objects thereof cause great delights in the spirits, but no great offence, why, ib.
Sigismund, prince of Transylvania, i. 523, heads three provinces which revolt in Turkey, 466.
Silk worms, i. 161.
Silver more easily made than gold, i. 121, 241, the Chinese intent upon making it, 121. Silver halfpence,
Silver, certificate touching the scarcity of it at the mint, i. 492.
Simcock, his deposition, ii. 172.
Simnel, Lambert, i. 736, his history in personating the 2nd son of Edward IV. ib. changes his scene, and personates Edward Plantagenet, 737, afterwards proclaimed at Dublin, 738, taken in the battle near Newark, 741, consigned to an office in the king's kitchen, ib. preferred to be his falconer, 741, 764.
Simonds, William, 736 note, taken at the battle of
Simples, special for medicine, i. 159, such as have subtle parts without acrimony, ib. many creatures bred of putrefaction, are such, ib. also putrefactions of plants, ib. Simulation and dissimulation, i. 264, a weak kind of policy, ib. and differs from judgment, ib. three degrees of it, 265, its advantages, ib. the case of dissembling knowledge, 288.
Sinews, why much affected with cold, i. 159.
Single life, the causes of it, i. 266, recommended to churchmen, ib. most charitable, and yet most cruel, ib. Singularities in several plants, i. 157.
Sinking of bodies, its cause, i. 172.
Six clerks, concerning the grant of their office, ii. 104. Sixtus V. how the son of an illustrious house, i. 317, a tale of his reception in the other world, 318.
Skipwith, Henry, his cause in chancery recommended by the earl of Buckingham, i. 186.
Skull, of one entire bone, i. 168.
Slander, how to be punished, i. 570, 571.
Sleep, a great nourisher, i. 91. Sleep promotes sweat, and stays other evacuations of the body, 163. Sleep, why hindered by cold in the feet, 168, furthered by some kind of noises, ib. nourisheth in many beasts and birds, ib. creatures that sleep all winter, i. 189. Sleeping plants, i. 151.
Smells and odours, i. 129, best at some distance as well as sound, why, ib. best where the body is crushed, ib. not so in flowers crushed, ib. best in flowers whose leaves smell not, ib. Smells sweet, 178, have all a corporeal substance, 179. Smells fetid, ib. Smells of the jail very pernicious, 102. Smells that are most dangerous, ib. Smith, Sir Thomas, his case in Essex's treason, i. 440. Smith, Sir Thomas, sent ambassador to Russia, ii. 186 note *.
Smoke preserveth flesh, i. 124.
Snake's-skin worn for health, i. 198.
Sneezing ceaseth hiccup, i. 159, why induced by looking against the sun, ib. caused by tickling the nose, 170. Snow, why colder than water, i. 93.
Snow-water unwholesome, i. 129. Snow causes fruitfulness, whence, 156, 157, puts forth plants and breeds worms, 146, 160, 161.
Snow, good to be applied to a mortified part, whence, i. 173.
Socage, tenures so called, what, and how instituted, i. 578, &c. reserved by the lord, 579.
Socotra, that island famous for the sanguis draconis, i. 154. Socrates, what he said of the oracle of Delphos, i. 315, his sentiments of the writings of Heraclitus, ib. compared to the apothecaries' pots containing precious drugs, i. 324.
Soft bodies, i. 181, their cause, ib. are of two sorts, ib. Soldiers, want of provision for them, when disbanded, complained of, i. 386.
Soles of the feet have a sympathy with the head, i. 97.
Solomon's house modelled in New Atlantis, i. 202, 205, 247, instituted for the study of the works and creatures of God, 208, the true state of it, 212, the several employments and offices in it, 215.
Solon compares the people to the sea, i. 315, wept for his son's death, 322, his saying to Croesus, 324, what remarkable in his laws, 671.
Somerset, Robert Car, earl of, letter from him to Sir Thomas Overbury, ii. 163, questions of Sir Francis Bacon relating to his case, 171, heads of the charge against him, 172, charged with treasons and plots with Spain, 173, delivered out of the Tower, 238, pardoned, and to be allowed to sit in parliament, 264. Somerset, countess of, charge against her for poisoning of Overbury, i. 699, a charge against the earl for the same fact, 704, he is criminally in love with the countess of Essex, 706, his behaviour at and after the time of Overbury's being poisoned, 707, some farther account of his treason, ii. 66, some things relating to his examination, ib. several cases put to the king about his trial, confession, &c. 69, concerning his arraignment and examination, 70. See Overbury.
Somerset, countess of, questions to the judges relating to her case, ii. 171. Dr. Whiting ordered to preach before her, 173, charge prepared by Francis Bacon against her, in case she pleaded guilty, 174, delivered out of the Tower, 238.
Soot, a good compost, i. 131, 149.
Soporiferous medicines, i. 198.
Sorrel, i. 157, the root thereof sometimes three cubits deep, ib. Sovereign.
Soul of the world, i. 190.
Sounds musical and immusical, i. 98.
Sounds, why more apt to procure sleep than tones, i. 99, nature of sounds not sufficiently inquired, 100, motions, great, in nature without sounds, ib. nullity and entity of sounds, ib. swiftness of motion may make sounds inaudible, ib. Sound not an elision of the air, 101, the reasons thereof, 102. Sounds not produced without some local motion of the medium, ib. yet distinction to be made betwixt the motion of the air and the sounds themselves, ib. great sounds without great motions in the air, from other bodies, ib. have rarified the air much, ib. have caused deafness, ib. enclosure of sounds preserveth them, ib. Sounds partly enclosed, and partly in open air, ib. better heard from without than within, ib. a semiconcave will convey sound better than open air, ib. any long pole will do the like, ib. trial to be made in a crooked concave, 103. Sounds may be created without air, ib. difference of sounds in different vessels filled with water, ib. Sound within a flame, ib. Sound upon a barrel emptier or fuller, ib. Sound not created betwixt the bow and the string, but betwixt the string and the air, ib. the majoration of sounds, 104, soft bodies damp sounds, 105, mixture of sounds, 104, 105, magnitude of sounds, 103, in a trunk, ib. in a hunter's horn bigger at the lower end, ib. in a vault under the earth, ib. in hawk's bells, rather than upon a piece of brass in the open air, ib. in a drum, ib. farther heard by night than by day, why, ib. increased by the concurrent reflection, ib. increased by the soundboard in instruments, ib. 104, in an Irish harp, 104, in a virginal the lid shut, ib. in a concave within a wall, ib. in a bow-string, the horn of the bow laid to the ear, ib. the like in a rod of iron or brass, ib. the like conveyed by a pillar of wood from an upper chamber to a lower, ib. the like from the bottom of a well, ib. five ways of majoration of sounds, ib. exility of sounds through any porous bodies, ib. through water, ib. strings stopped short, ib. damping of sounds with a soft body, 105, iron hot not so sounding as cold, ib. water warm not so sounding in the fall, as cold, ib. loudness and softness of sound differ from magnitude and exility, ib. loudness of sounds, whence, ib. communication of sounds, ib. inequality of sounds, ib. 106, unequal sounds ingrate, 106, grateful sounds, ib. musical, and immusical, at pleasure,
only in men and birds, ib. humming of bees, an unequal sound, ib. metals quenched give a hissing sound, ib. base and treble sounds, ib. two causes of treble in strings, ib. proportion of the air percussed in treble and base, 107, trial hereof to be made in the winding up of a string, ib. difference of sounds from the distances of frets, ib. in the bores of wind instruments, ib. interior and exterior sounds, ib. their difference, ib. several kinds of each, ib. interior sounds rather a concussion than a section of the air, ib. sounds by suction, 108, articulation of sounds, ib. articulate sounds in every part of the air, ib. winds hinder not the articulation, ib. distance hindereth, ib. speaking under water hindereth it not, ib. articulation requireth a mediocrity of sound, ib. confounded in a room over an arched vault, ib. motions of the instruments of speech towards the forming of letters, ib. instruments of voice, which they are, ib. inarticulate voices and inanimate sounds, have a similitude with divers letters, ib. motions of sounds, 109, they move in round, ib. may move in an arched line, ib. supposed that sounds move better downwards than upwards, ib. trial of it, ib. lasting of sounds, ib. sounds continue not, but renew, ib. great sounds heard at far distance, ib. not in the instant of the sound, but long after, ib. object of sight quicker than sound, 110, sounds vanish by degrees, which the objects of sight do not, whence, ib. passage of sounds through other bodies, ib. the body intercepting must not be very thick, ib. the spirits of the body intercepting, whether they cooperate in the sound, ib. sound not heard in a long downright arch, ib. passeth easily through foraminous bodies, ib. whether diminished in the passage through small crannies, ib. medium of sounds, ib. air the best medium, ib. thin air not so good as thick air, ib. whether flame a fit medium, ib. whether other liquors beside water, ib. figures of pipes on concaves that conduce to the difference of sounds, ib. several trials of them, 111, mixture of sounds, ib. audibles mingle in the medium, which visibles do not, ib. the cause thereof, ib. mixture without distinction makes the best harmony, ib. qualities in the air have no operation upon sounds, ib. sounds in the air alter one another, ib. two sounds of like loudness will not be heard as far again as one, why, ib. melioration of sounds, ib. polished bodies creating sounds meliorate them, ib. wet on the inside of a pipe doth the like, 112, frosty weather causeth the same, ib. mingling of open air with pent air, doth the same, ib. from a body equal sounds better, ib. intension of the sense of hearing meliorateth them, ib. imitation of sounds, ib. the wonder thereof in children and birds, ib. reflexion of sounds, 113, its several kinds, ib. no refraction in sounds observed, 114, sympathy and antipathy of sounds, 115, 116, concords and discords in music are sympathies and antipathies of sounds, 116, strings that best agree in consort, ib. strings tuned to an unison or diapason show a sympathy, ib. sympathy conceived to cause no report, ib. experiment of sympathy to be transferred to wind-instruments, ib. essence of sounds spiritual, ib. sounds not impressions of the air, ib. causes of the sudden generation and perishing of sounds, 117, conclusion touching sounds, ib.
Sour things, why they provoke appetite, i. 178.
Sourness in fruits and liquors, its cause, i. 185. Southampton, his confession of Essex's design, i. 412, is made general of the horse in Ireland by Essex, contrary to the queen's command, 413, his trial, with lord Essex's, 419, his defence, 420, an answer to his defence, 421, he is found guilty of treason, 422, his examinations and confessions at and after arraignment, 431, some further account of him, ii. 29.
South winds dispose men's bodies to heaviness, i. 128, south winds hurtful to fruit blossoming, 156, south winds without rain breed pestilence, with rain not, whence, 179, on the sea-coast not so, ib. South-east sun better than the south-west for ripening fruit, i. 131.
Spain, its subjection formerly to several kingdoms, i. 465, union of its kingdoms, 450, sets fire to its Indian fleet, 442, success of our English arms against them, ib. a report of their injuries to us, as represented by the mer
chants, 474, some extenuations of their injuries to us, 476, concerning the trade thither, ib. we are not to transport any commodities of the Low Countries thither, ib. its state considered, 382, its enterprise upon England, with the Invincible Armada, and the ignoble return, 384, is not to be feared by us, ib. king thereof compared with Philip of Macedon, 388, aims at universal monarchy, ib. his ambition, how crossed, 389, the designs thereof upon several nations, ib. is hindered in his intended conquests, by the wars in the Low Countries, ib. their proceedings with several other states, 390, their ill treatment of our merchants, 392, they lay aside thoughts of meddling with England, and attack France, 398, the intentions of the king against queen Elizabeth, ib. he designs to poison her, ib. a match proposed with Spain, but king James is advised against it, unless all his council agree in it, ii. 93, 94.
Spain has but two enemies, all the world and its own ministers, i. 543.
Spain, notes of a speech concerning a war with Spain, i. 530, considerations of a war with it, 532. Spalato, archbishop of, bishop Andrews' opinion of, i. 320. Spaniards and Spartans of small despatch, i. 281. Spaniards seem wiser than they are, ib. the wonder how they hold such large dominions with so few natural Spaniards, 285, have had a veteran army for sixscore years, 286, no such giants as some think, 532, accessions to their monarchy recounted, 535, twice invaded England and Ireland, 536, no overmatch for England, 537, Armada intended for an utter conquest, 538.
Spanish Montera, i. 211.
Sparkling woods by sudden breaking, i. 155.
Sparta was jealous of naturalizing persons, the fatal consequences of it to them, i. 285, 465.
Spartans, the cause of their ruin, i. 285, the patience of the Spartan boys, 293.
Species visible and spiritual, i. 170, 191.
Speech always with expulsion of breath, i. 102, wonderful imitation of it in children and birds, 112, discretion of speech better than eloquence, 288, how influenced, 293. Speech about recovering drowned mineral works, i. 247. Speech, a report of the earls of Salisbury's and Northampton's, upon the merchants' petition relating to the Spanish grievances, i. 474, to the king, upon presenting to him from the parliament an account of some griev. ances, 483, to obtain liberty of the king to treat upon compounding for tenures, 484, concerning the parliament's manner of receiving messages from the king, 487, one in behalf of a supply to be given to the king, 492, about a set of men in parliament called undertakers, 497, upon receiving the great seal, 709, before the summer circuits, 712, upon making Sir William Jones lord chief justice of Ireland, 714, upon Denham's being made baron of the exchequer, 715, upon making Hutton one of the judges of the common pleas, 716, upon Richardson's excusing himself to be speaker of the house of commons,
Speeches, an appendix of history, i. 32.
Spencer, Hugh, his banishment, i. 662, 663, his dangerous assertion concerning the homage of the subject, ib. Spencer, alderman, left his vast fortune to his daughter, who married lord Compton, ii. 141. Spirit, the Holy, how it is ordinarily dispensed, i. 339. Spirit of wine cold to the touch, i. 93. Spirits in bodies scarce known, i. 97, several opinions of them, ib. they are natural bodies rarified, ib. causes of most of the effects in nature, ib. they have six differing operations, 121. Spirit of wine, several experiments about it, 127. Spirits in bodies, 150, how they differ in animate and inanimate, ib. how in plants and living creatures, ib. motion of the spirits excited by the moon, 189, the strengthening of them prohibiteth putrefaction, 123. Spirits of men fly upon odious objects, i. 174, the transmission of spirits, 190, et seq. transmission of them from the minds of men, 194, et seq. such things as comfort the spirits by sympathy, 197, the strife of the spirits best helped by arresting them for a time, 197, 198.
Spoils in war, like water spilt on the ground, not to be gotten up, i. 777.
Springs of water made by art, i. 299.
Spunge draws up water higher than the surface, i. 94, 187.
Squill, good to set kernels or plum-stones in, i. 135.
Squire, Edward, executed for treason, ii. 154 note †.
Stafford, Edward, eldest son of the Duke of Buckingham, i. 735, restored by Henry VII. to his dignities and fortunes, ib.
Stag's horn, ivy said to grow out of one, i. 144.
Stanley, William, puts a crown on Henry VII. in the field, i. 732. Sir William favours Perkin, 763, is lord chamberlain, 765, impeached by Clifford, ib. one of the richest subjects, 766, condemned and beheaded, ib.
Stanley, Thomas lord, made earl of Derby at the coronation of Henry VII. i. 734, being the king's father-in-law, ib. brother to Sir William, 765.
Stanley, imprisoned in the Tower, ii. 154 note †. Star-chamber confirmed by parliament in certain cases, i. 748, one of the sagest institutions in the kingdom, ib. Stars, lesser, obscured, a sign of tempest, i. 177. Statim, its meaning explained by several cases, i. 630. Statute laws, the great number of them censured, i. 668, they want most correcting of any, ib. more doubts arise upon them than upon the common law, 668, the method of reforming them, 670, of 27th of Henry VIII. concerning a use, its advantage and extent, 584, this statute takes away all uses, and reduces the law to the ancient form of conveyance of land by feoffment, fine, and recovery, 585, of 39 of Elizabeth, concerning the explanation of the word marches, 638, of 2 Edward VI. for the same, ib. of 32 Henry VIII. for the same, ib. of 37 of Henry VIII. for the same, ib. of 4 of Edward IV. for the same, ib. of 27 of Edward IV. for the same, ib. three things to be considered for the right understanding of any statute, 598, several relating to the case of uses explained, 578, of 5 of Edward III. for the relief of creditors, 603, several collected relating to uses, 604, what method to be observed in expounding them, 607, where an action is given by one, interest is supposed, 620, observations of statute 26 Henry VIII. and 16 Richard II 637, 25 of Edward III. concerning where allegiance is due, 656, of Prærogativa regis, its excellent and wise foundation, 664, whether those touching England and Scotland are to be repealed upon the union, 454, some which consider the Scots as an enemy, ib. breach of any statute how to be punished, 677. See Case. 22 Henry VIII. upon the design of poisoning any one, 696, of Edward III. concerning purveyors, 449, of Henry V. concerning the redress by letters of mart, 477. Stealths of all sorts are to be presented, i. 676. Steel, the melting of it promoted by brimstone, i. 240. Steel and parchment, very doubtful whether they are good against natural title, i. 788. Stercoration, i. 149.
Sterility of the year changeth corn into another kind, i. 142.
Steward, Dr. ii. 209, 210.
Stewards of leets and law-days, their jurisdiction, i. 572. Stilpo says, he was the man whom Diogenes sought with his lantern, i. 316.
Stoic's felicity resembles that of a player, i. 255. Stolen goods, in what cases they may be seized by the owner, and in what not, i. 586.
Stomach, the appetite thereof, i. 178, the qualities that provoke appetite, ib. a receipt for it, 253. Stone wanting in fruits, i. 142.
Stone said to be cured by an application to the wrist, i. 97, stone will melt and vitrify, 242, where the seat of it in