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human bodies, 246, 247, stone engendered in a toad's head, 247.

Strawberries early, i. 131.

Straying, how property in live cattle is gained thereby, i. 586.

Stretching, a motion of imitation, i. 118.

Strife of the spirits how to be assuaged, i. 198. Strings, musical, should be all of a size, i. 106. Studies for delight, ornament, and ability, i. 301, studies, how influenced, 293, perfect nature, and are perfected by experience, 301, condemned by the crafty, admired by the simple, used by the wise, ib.

Stutting, two causes thereof, i. 129, generally in choleric persons, why, ib.

Suarez, an account of his doctrine about the pope's power to depose kings, i. 688.

Subjection to a king generally, and to a king as king of a certain kingdom, this difference how authorized, with answer, i. 657, that it is rather due to the crown than the person of the king, is a dangerous doctrine, 663, how resented by the nobility in Spencer's case, ib. Subjects of England, how far they think it not legal to be forced to foreign wars, i. 506.

Subjects of our thoughts, words, and actions, under what direction, i. 293.

Sublimation of metals, i. 245.

Submission to monarchical government, proceeds from four causes, i. 653.

Subscriptions of the clergy, our author's opinion of them, i. 357.

Subsidy and benevolence without war, i. 788.

Subsidy, a speech on the motion of one in the 39th of Elizabeth, i. 441.

Subterrany fires, i. 126.

Succession, particular cases relating to the succession to lands by the offspring of any person once attainted, i. 580, to kingdoms, instances in many princes who would not fix it, i. 385.

Successor declared may abate respect, but increases safety, i. 797, 798.

Sucking long, ill for children, i. 125.

Suckling, Sir John, ii. 263.

Suffolk, earl of, son of John de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, and Elizabeth, eldest sister of Edward IV. i. 784, flies to his aunt the duchess of Burgundy, ib. involves himself at prince Arthur's marriage, 787, and flies again into Flanders, ib. styled a hair-brained fellow by the king, 790, is recalled, being assured of life with hopes of liberty, ib.

Suffolk, lord, and his lady, prosecuted in the star-chamber, ii. 211, he is admitted again to sit in parliament, 264. Sugar shineth in scraping, i. 124. Sugar little known to the ancients, 151. Sugar, how dissolved, 182, its uses, ib. draweth liquor higher than the liquor cometh, 94. Suing in forma pauperis, its original, i. 769. Suing to be made a judge, to be suspected, &c. 512. Suitors, i. 301, what they are in fact, and what they ought to be, ib. despatch to be given them, 509, how to be ranked into several kinds, 510.

Suits in chancery, what kind of them are to be dismissed the court, i. 717, what to be admitted in chancery, after judgment in other courts, 718, in which the plaintiff had not probabilem causam litigandi, he shall pay utmost costs, 719, are to be carried on with less delay and expense to the subject, 712.

Sulphureous and mercurial tribes, i. 125.

Summer and winter sicknesses, i. 128, the prognostics of a dry summer, 177.

Sun tanneth, which fire doth not, whence, i. 130.

Sun, the reason of its greater heat under Leo than Cancer, i. 450.

Sun, good by aspect, evil by conjunction, i. 257, never sets in the Spanish dominions, 524, worshipped in Peru, ib. Superfætation, its cause, i. 145.

Super-plants, others beside mistletoe, i. 156. Superstition, worse than infidelity, i. 274, in matters of blood surpasses custom, 293.

Supplicavit for good behaviour, when to be granted, i.


Supporting plants of themselves, and others not, i. 149.

Supremacy of the pope, placed with offences of state, i. 675, the asserters thereof how to be punished, ib. how dangerous to princes this doctrine is, 694, ecclesiastical, a prerogative of the crown of England, 478, oaths of it, are altered by queen Elizabeth, 387, a contest between king James and the pope about it, ii. 39.

Surety, how one may be bound to find it for good behaviour, i. 570, the method of proceeding with a person so bound before he is discharged, 573, the benefits of it with regard to the union of England and Scotland, 466. Surfeits often cause purging, i. 88.

Surplice, whether the use of it should be laid aside or no, i. 356.

Surprise in business, i. 279.

Surrey, Thomas earl of, released out of the Tower, and pardoned by Henry VII. i. 749, sent against the Yorkshire rebels, ib. and defeats them, ib. lieutenant of the north, ib. despatched again into the north, 774, pursues the king of Scots, and takes the castle of Aton, 776. Suspicions, i. 287, like bats among birds flying by twilight, ib. cloud the mind, check business, ib. seated in the brain, not the heart, ib. causes whence they proceed, ib. Sutton, his design about the charter-house condemned, i. 494, what his intent was therein, 495, advice to the king about the managing his estate, ib.

Sutton's hospital, i. 247.

Swallows, their early arrival, what it portends, i. 177.
Swallows, how made white, i. 199.

Swart, Martin, sent by the lady Margaret at the head of 2000 Almains, i. 739, slain in battle by Henry VII. 741. Sweat, moderate, preserveth the body, i. 126. Sweat, what, 163, parts under the water, though hot, sweat not, ib. salt in taste, ib. cometh more from the upper parts than from the lower, ib. more in sleep than waking, ib. cold sweat commonly mortal, ib. Sweat, in what diseases good, in what bad, ib. some men smelling sweet in their sweats, 83.

Sweating sickness, i. 733, its description and cure, ib. 734. Sweden, state of its affairs, i. 381.

Sweet moss, i. 144, 154. Sweetness of odour from the rainbow, 178. Sweetness of odour, whether or not in some water, ib. found in earth, ib. Sweet smells, ib. several properties of them, ib. they have a corporeal substance, are not like light, colours, and sound, ib. Sweetness in fruits and liquors, whence, i. 185. Sweet things commixed prohibit putrefaction, 124. Swelling, how caused in the body, i. 122, how it may be kept down, 185, why it followeth upon blows and bruises, ib.

Swelling of grains upon boiling, i. 184, the cause of the different swelling of them, ib.

Swimming of bodies, whence, i. 172, 174.
Swines' dung dulcorateth fruit, whence, i. 136.
Swinging of bottles, the use of it, i. 119.

Switzers, why they last well notwithstanding the diversity of religion, i. 271.

Switzers, their success over Burgundy and France, i. 467. Swoonings, i. 193.

Swords, two among christians, i. 263, the sword of Mahomet a third to propagate religion by sanguinary persecutions, 263. Sword in the people's hand tends to the subversion of government, ib.

Sylla raised Pompey, i. 282, three things remarkable in him, 671.

"Sylva sylvarum," the intention of it, i. 96, its contents, ib. 142.

Sympathies are of two sorts only, i. 439.

Sympathy and antipathy, i. 96, 97. Sympathy and antipathy of plants, 137, et seq. Sympathy, wherein it consists, 191. Sympathy secret, between persons near in blood, 199, between great friends in absence, ib. Sympathy betwixt multitudes, ib. Sympathy in individuals, 200. Synods blamed, i. 347.


TACITUS, his arts of state and life, i. 264. Vide 40, 41. His character of Seneca, 290, his saying of Mucianus, 303. Talbot, Sir William, a charge against him for appealing to the doctrine of the church of Rome about deposing and

excommunicating kings, i. 686, the occasion of his of fence, 687, the particulars of the charge against him, 687, 688, his declaration subscribed by himself concerning the doctrine of Suarez, 688. Tanfield, Laurence, made chief baron of the exchequer, ii. 143.

Tangible bodies of themselves cold, i. 93, even spirit of wine and chemical oils cold to the touch, ib. differences of tangible parts in bodies, received some light from the chemists, 97.

Tar, an antidote against the plague, i. 192.
Taste, alteration of it in bodily disorders, i. 159.

Taxes, people overlaid with them never martial, i. 285, laid by consent best, ib. the several sorts of taxes in England, 386.

Taxes, how to be managed after the union of England and Scotland, i. 459, concerning the number of them in queen Elizabeth's time, 386.

Tears of trees, i. 151, 152.

Teeth, scales growing on them, i. 96, great intercourse between them and the instrument of hearing, 104. Teeth, 159, 168, their tenderness, 104. Teeth set on edge by harsh sounds, the cause, 162, sinews in them, the cause of their pain, not the marrow, 168, their several kinds, ib. their difference in several creatures, ib. horned beasts have no upper teeth, ib. Tooth, the mark of horses' age, ib. at what age they come forth in men, ib. what things hurt them, 169, chiefest considerations about the teeth, ib. restitution of teeth in age, ib. whether it may be done or no, ib.

Telesius, the reviver of Parmenides, and the best of the novelists, i. 93.

Temperance the proper virtue of prosperity, i. 264.
Tempests, their productions, i. 177.

Temple, Mr. William, some account of him, ii. 30.
Tenants particular, their power in estates, i. 618, of seigni-
ories, shall not have aid, and why, 618, in dower, much
favoured by our laws, 606, upon the borders of Scotland,
how to be dealt with after the union, 454.

Themistocles reprimands an ambassador, 321. Vide 323,

325. Themistocles compares speech to cloth of Arras spread abroad, i. 283, his arrogant commendations of himself, 284, drove Xerxes out of Greece by a report, 309. Theodosius promised nothing if it was unjust, i. 321. Thistle-down, flying in the air, foreshoweth wind, i. 178. Thomas Aquinas, his definition of a just cause of war, i. 535.

Thomas, Valentine, accuses the king of Scots, ii. 154 note +.

Thorns, plants that have them, i. 145.

| Thorpe, observations on his case, ii. 232. Thoughts and conjectures on the different objects that merit man's attention, i. 232.

Thucydides, what he says of the war of Peloponnesus, i. 534.

Thunder, i. 176. Thunders, whether greatest in the full of the moon, 189.

Thwaites, Sir Thomas, conspires in favour of Perkin, i. 763. Thynne, Sir Thomas, i, 198.

Tiberius died in an act of dissimulation, i. 262, which was the practice of his life, 264, uses the ambition of Macro to pull down Sejanus, 291.

Ticinum in Italy, a remarkable church there, i. 174. Timber, i. 155, the several natures thereof. ib. that more tough which grows in moist ground, ib. the several uses according to the nature of the trees, Timber of a house fallen by tempest, to whom belonging, i. 619.


Timber tree, when standing, is part of the inheritance, as well as the soil itself, this point argued, i. 617, the same more fully discussed, ib. so it is also when severed, ib. several authorities produced to show that the property of them belongs to the lessee, 619, these authorities debated and confuted, ib. &c. the felling thereof supposed to be ad exhæredationem, 617, cases wherein the lessee may fell, 619, the statute of Gloucester relating to them explained, 620.

Tensile bodies, i. 181, difference between fibrous and Time and heat in many instances work the like effects, i. viscous, ib.

Tensure, i. 83.

Tenure of land, what is meant thereby, i. 577, in capite, what it is, 578, of the king, may take more hurt by a resolution in law, than by many suppressions and concealments, 623, 624, the great favour of our law towards those in capite, 624, are divided into two kinds, ib. by knight's service more eminent than by socage, with the reasons of it, ib. in capite is the most worthy of all, ib. by knight's service in capite, cannot be aliened without icence from the king, ib. the penalty of alienation, ib. wheresoever the law createth the tenure of the king, it always raiseth a tenure in capite, 625, 626, where there is any uncertainty of tenure by common law, it shall be tenure in capite, 625, where the tenure reserved is repugnant to law, or impossible, it is the same, ib. so also where a tenure once created is afterwards extinct, ib. several instances of what are tenures in capite, ib. of a rent or seigniory when judged in esse, 626, in what cases they are revived, 627, a speech to desire liberty of the king to compound for them, 484, they have regard to considerations of honour, conscience, and profit, ib. belong to the prerogative by ancient common law, ib. the nature of them much altered, 485, cases of wardship, where there was nothing of them, ib. See Case, Lowe's Case.

Tenures of several kinds, i. 579.
Terebration of trees, i. 136.

Terentius, a Roman knight, his behaviour and saying when he was accused of intimacy with Sejanus, ii. 61 note Terminor, the nature of his estate, i. 617, inferences relating to the inheritance of timber trees drawn from thence, ib.

Terra Lemnia, i. 162.

Terra sigillata communis, i. 162.

Thales, his monopoly of olives, i. 157, his stricture upon marriage, 315.

Theft, a property gained that way, how it may sometimes bar the right of the owner, i. 586, and robberies, how to be punished, 676.

117, 185, accelerating of it in works of nature of great importance, 119.

Time, the measure of business, as money is of wares, i. 280,
prefaces, excuses, &c. great wasters of time, 281, how
time passes in sickness or pain, 256.
Timoleon's fortune, i. 294.

Timotheus, his folly and vanity, i. 294.
Tin, incorporation of with other metals, i. 243.
Tincture of metals, i. 245.

Tipping, Sir George, ii. 202.

Tirrel, Sir James, his account how he murdered the king and duke, i. 763, soon after beheaded in the Tower-yard for other matters of treason, 787. Titillation, i. 170, the cause of it, ib. induceth laughing, ib. of the nostrils, causeth sneezing, ib. Titus, eldest son of Vespasian, i. 321, dissuades the tribute upon urine, 323.

Toadstool, its dimension and place of growth, i. 144. Tobacco relieves weariness, i. 166, 167. English tobacco, how it may be mended, 184, comforteth the spirits and discharges weariness, 193.

Tones, why less apt to procure sleep than sounds, i. 99.
Tongue, showeth inward diseases, i. 159.
Torpedo marina, i. 200.

Tortosa, cardinal, preceptor to Charles V. made pope, i. 750, son of a dutch brewer, ib.

Tough bodies, i. 179. Toughness, its cause, 181. Tournaments not lawful at any time without the king's licence, i. 685.

Tourne, sheriff's court so called, and why, i. 651, jurisdietion of it, ib.

Towerson, Mr. merchant of London, brother to captain Gabriel Towerson, one of the English put to death at Amboyna, ii. 179 note +.

Trade at home layeth a foundation of foreign trade, i. 517, encouraging tillage may spare for transportation, ib. Traffic was very flourishing under queen Elizabeth, i 386.

Trajan, what was said of him by Tacitus, i. 483.
Tramontanes not relished in Italy, i. 756.

Transmission of water through earth, it is material whether | Trust, what it is defined to be, i. 599, special trust, in it riseth or falleth, i. 83. Transmission of immateriate virtues, whether any, i. 190. Transmission of spirits, i. 190, et seq. eight kinds of transmissions of spirits; as of the airy parts of bodies, 191, of spiritual species, ib. of spirits causing attraction, ib. of spirits working by the primitive nature of matter, ib. of the spirits of the mind of man, ib. of the influences of the heavenly bodies, ib. in operations of sympathy, ib. by sympathy of individuals, 192.

Transmutation of air into water, i. 85. Transmutation of metals, 180. Transmutation of plants, 142, six rules for the effecting it, 143, farther inquisitions into it, 246. Traske, John, prosecuted in the star-chamber, ii. 216 note +.

Treason, several cases wherein a man becomes guilty of it, i. 662, the punishment, the method of trial, and other proceedings relating thereto, 643. See Petty treason and Misprision.

Trebisond, honey made there from the box tree, that makes men mad, i. 182.

Trees planted warm, i. 131, housing of them, 132, heap of flint laid at the bottom helpeth their growth, 133, shaking hurteth a tree at first setting, afterwards not, ib. cutting away suckers helpeth them, ib. how to plant a tree that may grow fair in one year, ib. helped by boring a hole through the heart of the stock, ib. and 135, by slitting the roots, 133, by spreading them upon the wall, ib. by plucking off some leaves, 134, by digging yearly about the roots, ib. by applying new mould, ib. by removing to better earth, ib. by slicing their bark, ib. in some kinds by shade, ib. by setting the kernels or stones in a squill growing, 135, helped by pulling off some blossoms, ib. by several applications to the roots, 135, 136, by letting them blood, 136, grow best fenced from sun and wind, 137, causes of their barrenness, ib. Tree blown up by the roots and replaced proved fruitful, 134, trial of watering a tree with warm water, 135. Trees that grow best without grafting, ib. fruit-tree grafted upon a moister stock will grow larger, ib. Trees removed, to be coasted as before, 136, lower boughs bring the bigger fruit, 134, 153. Trees apparelled with flowers, 140, forming of trees into several shapes, 141, transmutation of trees and plants, 142, six designations thereof, 143. Trees in coppice-woods grow more tall and straight, whence, ib. Trees full of heat grow tall, why, ib. how to dwarf trees, ib. Trees that are winders, ib. Trees moister yield less moss, why, 144. Trees in clay ground apt to gather moss, whence, ib. Trees hide-bound bring forth moss, ib. Trees that ripen latest blossom earliest, 147. Trees that last longest, namely, the largest of body, such as bring mast or nuts, such as bring forth leaves late, and shed them late, such as are often cut, 147. Trees with scattered boughs, 148, with upright boughs, whence, ib. Tree, Indian, with leaves of great largeness, and fruit without stalks, 151. Tree in Persia nourished with salt water, ib. Trees commonly fruitful but each other year, why, 153. Trees bearing best on the lower boughs, others on the higher boughs, whence, ib. some bear best when they are old, others when they are young, whence, ib. soils and places peculiar to them, 155.

Trees, when young belong to the lessee, when full grown to the lessor, and when set to the lessee again, with the reasons of it, i. 618, it is a fault to say the lessee has a property in the trees, ib. when severed by grant they❘ subsist as a chattel divided, 617, that are wind-falls, to whom they belong, 619.

Trefoil swelleth against rain, i. 178.
Trembling, whence, i. 163.

Trembling in shadows whence, i. 187.
Trent, council of, i. 274.

Trepidation of water hath an affinity with the letter L, i.
106. Trepidation on the sight of offensive objects, 174.
Tresham, Sir Lewis, his suit in chancery recommended by
the earl of Buckingham, ii. 188.
Trials for wholesome airs, i. 172.

Trials, the care of our laws observable in them, i. 606.
Triumvirate of kings, i. 276.

Trochisks of vipers much magnified, i. 159, 198.

what cases lawful or not so, ib. Truth, how it becomes corrupted, i. 346. Truths, theological, philosophical, and political, i. 261, 262. Truth and falsehood will not incorporate, but resemble Nebuchadnezzar's image, 263, the concealment of it from princes, sometimes as bad as treachery, 509. Tuft of moss in a brier-bush, i. 145. Turkey, rice much fed upon in, i. 90. Turkish turban, i. 203.

Turks great sitters, i. 167, to them bathing good, ib. empoison the water, 192, make an expedition into Persia, 325, despise marriage, 266. Turks cruel to men and compassionate to beasts, 270, warlike, 286, why always a just cause of war against them, 534, their rise from poverty, 467, king of Spain pretends war against them, 389.

Twelve tables of Rome, i. 305.

Twice a year fruits, i. 147.

Tyndall, Sir John, killed by John Bertram, ii. 184 note Tyranny over men's understandings and beliefs, much affected, i. 201.

Tyrant, Suarez's distinction of tyrant in title, and in regiment, i. 688.

Tyrant in title, i. 731, princes think it most politic to have a tyrant reign in their neighbourhood, 743. Tyrone, his reports to several persons after his conference with Essex, about his design upon England, i. 411, was to be made viceroy of Ireland, ib.

Tythes, how they came to be tried for in ecclesiastical courts, i. 355, a great cause of them concerning the benefices in London, ii. 201.

V and U.

VAGABONDS and gamesters coupled together in the statutes, i. 788.

Vain-glory, essential to soldiers and commanders, i. 303.
Valour of several kinds, i. 542.

Value, what the law intends by it, i. 631.
Vanlore, Peter, fined in the star-chamber, ii. 216.
Vapour of charcoal, or of sea-coal, or of a room new
plastered, mortal, i. 192.

Vapours metalline very noxious, i. 192.
Vapours which taken outwardly would condense the spirits,
i. 193.

Vatican, i. 297.

Vaughan, lord, ii. 250.

Vegetables rotting upon the ground a good compost, i. 149, several instances thereof, ib.

Venomous quality of man's flesh, i. 85.
Venous bodies, i. 180.

Venus, i. 159, in excess dimmeth the sight, ib. the acts of it, 160, men more inclined in winter, women in summer, ib. Verdict false, remediable, i. 769.

Vere, Sir Francis, ascribeth the victory at the battle of
Newport to the English, i. 540.
Vere, Sir Horace, i. 540.

Verge, a charge at the sessions thereof, i. 673, what is
meant thereby, ib. some points chiefly recommended to
be inquired into by the jury thereof, ib. jurisdiction of
this court, 674.
Verjuice, i. 94, 189.

Vermin frighted with the head of a wolf, i. 198.
Vernon, lady, ii. 205.

Verunsel, president of Flanders, i. 773.
Vespasian reprimands his son Domitian, i. 321.
Vespasian defeats a corrupt suitor, i. 322, his question to
Apollonius, ib. sets a tribute upon urine, 323, died with
a jest, 262, changed for the better by power, 269.
Vestimentum, the canonists' interpretation thereof, i. 555.
Vesuvius, the countries about it enriched by the eruptions,
i. 149, 173.

Vices, if profitable, the virtuous man the sinner, i. 133. Vicissitude of wet and dry, hot and cold, hasten putrefaction, i. 122.

Vicissitude of things, i. 306, in earth and in the heavens, ib. in religion, 307, in wars, ib. in weapons of war, ib. Villenage, what sort of tenure it is, i. 579.

Villiers, Sir George, afterwards duke of Buckingham, i.

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508, first favourite of the king, 509, cautioned, because some near in blood to him were thought papists, 511, should give no scandal by vain or oppressive carriage, 519, is in the quality of a sentinel, 520, some account of him in a letter to the king, ii. 86. Villiers, George, earl, marquis, and duke of Buckingham, promises Sir Francis Bacon the chancellorship, ii. 169, letter to him from Sir Francis Bacon relating to the earl of Somerset, ii. 173, master of the horse, 177, his letters to Sir Francis Bacon, 182, letters to him recommending causes in chancery, 186, note ++, 188, &c. exasperated against the lord keeper Bacon, 194, reconciled to him, 196, made marquis, 200 note §, his letters to lord viscount St. Alban, 229, 236, contracts for Wallingford house, 239, engaged to Sir William Becher for the Provostship of Eton, 252 note*, made duke of Buckingham, 253 note his letter to lord viscount St. Alban, 253, letters to him from that lord, 254, 255, advice to him from that lord, 256, conferences of lord St. Alban with him, 256-258, letter of advice to him from that lord, 258, other letters of that lord to him, 259–261, goes to France, 261 note §, has a son born, 263, 264, letters to him from lord viscount St. Alban, 266. Villiers, Sir Christopher, ii. 201, 221, 224, 225. Vinegar, how produced, i. 120, 189. Vines made fruitful by applying the kernels of grapes to the roots, whence, i. 88, made to sprout with nitre, 134, said to grow to a stake at a distance, 136, love not the colewort, 138. Vine-trees anciently of great bodies, 152, an image of Jupiter made of one, ib. a tough wood when dry, ib. Vines in some places not propped, ib. bear best when old, why, 153. Vine grafted upon vine three ways, 156.

Violent motion the cause of all mechanical operations, i. 83, and yet not sufficiently inquired into, ib. Violet vinegar, how best prepared, i. 84. Virginian tobacco, i. 183, how it suffered there, 289. Virtuous men like some spices, which give not their sweet smell till they are crushed, i. 264, 320.

Visibles, hitherto the subject of knowledge, i. 97, mingle not in the medium as audibles do, why, 111, several consents of visibles and audibles, 114, several dissents of visibles and audibles, 115. Visible species, 170. Visibles and audibles, 194, two lights of the same bigness will not make things to be seen as far again as one, whence, i. 111.

Visual spirits infecting, i. 193.

Vitellius ruined by Mucianus on false fame, i. 309.
Vitrification of metals, i. 246.

Vitriol aptest to sprout with moisture, i. 150.

Vivification, i. 122, the several things required to vivifica

tion, 160, 161, the process of it, ib. 189.

Ulcer in the leg harder to cure than in the head, the cause, i. 173, difference of curing them in a Frenchman and an Englishman, ib.

Ulster, earldom of, to be added to our prince's titles upon the planting of Ireland, i. 472. Ulysses, a good husband, i. 266.

Unbarked branch of a tree being set, hath grown, i. 155, barked will not, ib.

Undertakers, a set of men so called in parliament, 12 James I. i. 497, the pernicious effects of such a project, ib. how far such a thing might be justifiable, and how far faulty, 498, some means to put a stop to their scheme, 499, for the plantation of Ireland, should not be obliged to execute in person, 473

Unguentum teli, or the weapon anointed, i. 201. Union, the force thereof in natural bodies, i. 96, appetite of union in natural bodies, 117, appeareth in three kinds of bodies, ib. certificate of the commissioners authorized to treat of a union between England and Scotland, 4.59.

Union, reasons for the union of laws between England and Scotland, i. 468, of sovereignty, should be confirmed by that of naturalization, 465, between the Romans and Latins, ib. ought not to precede naturalization, 468, a discourse concerning the union of England and Scotland, 449, two kinds of policy used in the uniting of kingdoms, 451, of Judah, and Israel, 452, articles relating to the union of the two nations, 453, of England and Scotland


how far to be proceeded in, 454, in what points they were esteemed as united, but not perfectly in any of them, ib. of England and Scotland, how far imperfect with regard to sovereignty, to subjection, religion, lan. guage, and confederacies, 455, the force thereof, 450, the several manners thereof, 451, the several parts of which this union of kingdoms consists, 452.

Union of kingdoms stirs up wars, i. 307, with Scotland hath taken away all occasions of breach between the two nations, 516.

United provinces are received into protection by queen Elizabeth, i. 392, are very convenient to be annexed to the crown of England, ib. are included in the articles of peace between England and Spain, 393. Unities called heavenly, i. 343.

Unity in religion, i. 262. Unity and uniformity, 263. Unity, breach thereof how to be punished, i. 674, in worship, necessary to that of faith, 343, what its true bonds are, ib.

Universities, an exercise of learning recommended to be used in them, i. 357.

Unlawful acts, all preparations towards them punishable as misdemeanors, though they are never performed, i. 685.

Unlawful lust, like a furnace, i. 211.

Untruths, whether all are unlawful, i. 350.

Voice, the shrillness thereof, in whom especially, i. 106, why changed at years of puberty, ib. labour and intention conduceth much to imitate voices, 113, imitation of voices as if they were distant, ib.

Voyages for discovering arts and sciences, manufactures, and inventions, i. 208.

Urban, a pope of that name, instituted the croisado, i. 525. Urine, the whey of blood, i. 90.

Urine in quantity a great hinderer of nourishment, i. 90, why cold separates it, 122.

Urswick, chaplain of Henry VII. sent to Charles VIII. i. 744, made almoner, 759, sent with the order of the garter, &c. 760. Vide 773.

Usage often overrules the express letter of a statute, instances of which are given, i. 639.

Use, what it is, i. 584, is settled by statute the 27th of Henry VIII. ib. lands how conveyed thereby, with the circumstances necessary thereto, ib. reasons on the statute of uses, 597, exposition of it, 598, the nature and definition of a use, ib. what it is not, 599, what it is, ib. its parts and properties, ib. Glanville's mistake about uses, 600, its nature farther explained in four points, ib. was once thought to be not deviseable, 601, limitation thereof disapproved, 602, in the civil law, what most resembles uses, ib. compared with copyholders, in what respects, ib. how they came first to be practised, ib. their commencement and proceeding, according to common and statute law, ib. the practice of them not very ancient, 603, the word use found in no statute till 7th of Richard II. ib. three points to be noted concerning uses in the common law, ib. concerning the raising, preserving, spreading, transferring, interrupting, &c. of uses, 600, 611, the statute of uses commended, 605, the time of it, ib. the title of it, ib. the precedent of it, ib. the preamble of it, ib. the inconveniences redressed by this statute, ib. &c. who most favoured by it, 606, how respectful to the king, ib. the remedy intended to be given by this statute, 607, two false opinions concerning the statute answered, ib. an account of the statute itself, and explanation of its terms, and what things are thereby excluded, 607, 608, an error corrected, that uses might be raised by agreement, 608, difference between a use in remainder and reverter, ib. what provisos made by this statute, 610, what persons may be seised to a use, and what not, 611, must ever be in a person certain, 612, in what cases the same persons may be both seised to the use and cestuy que use too, 613, what persons may limit and declare a use, 614. See Case.

Usurious selling of commodities to those who wanted money, and so were forced to sell them back again at disproportionate rates, the draught of an act against this practice, i. 640.

Usury, i. 294.

Usury the certainest and worst means of gain, i̟. 200,

several strictures against it, 294, discourages and impoverishes the merchants, who are the vena porta of wealth, ib. intercepts both merchandise and purchase, ib. advantages, ib. a bastard and barren employment, 747, 749.

Vulcan's halting, a resemblance of flame, i. 87.


WADE, lieutenant of the Tower, is displaced, in order to effect the poisoning of Overbury, i. 707.

Wake, Isaac, letter to him from the lord chancellor Bacon, ii. 206.


Warham, Sir William, LL.D. sent to the arch-duke Philip against Perkin, i. 764, his speech, ib. master of the rolls and commissioner for trade, 772.

Warlike people, their importance, i. 284, profession of arms necessary to a warlike nation, 286. England warlike, 751.

Warlike nations most liberal of naturalization, i. 661. Warm water sounds less than cold, i. 105, whether good for plants, 135, makes a fruit with little or no core, 142. Warmth a special means to make ground fruitful, i. 149. Warren, his declaration about some affairs in Essex's treason, i. 425.

Warts, how cured, i. 153, 200.

Waking birds kept waking to increase their attention, i. Warwick, earl of, i. 737. See Plantagenet. 112.

Wales, mead used in, i. 182.

Walking up hill and down, i. 166.

Walls of brick more wholesome than those of stone, i. 194.

Walter, Sir John, ii. 229.

War, an invasive one with Spain much desired, i. 442, and peace, right of declaring them solely in the king, 478, many instances of this right given, ib. the answers of several kings to petitions, wherein this right was concerned, ib. inconvenience of debating this right in parliament, 479, the advantages of war in some cases, 386, the commons, out of modesty, refuse Richard II. to take into consideration matters relating thereto, as not belonging to them, 478, matters relating to it should be kept secret, ib. parliaments have sometimes been made acquainted therewith, and why, 479, they are the highest trials of right, 376. War with Spain, consideration concerning it, i. 532, changes in wars, 307, art of war improved, ib. war to maintain itself, 756, just cause, sufficient forces, prudent designs, necessary to a war, 532, not confined to the place of the quarrel, 533, why always a just cause of war against the Turk, 534. War, defensive, what, 533, 536. Wars with subjects, like an angry suit for a man's own, 523. Wars foreign and civil, 515.

War, when lawful, 276.

War: notes of a speech concerning a war with Spain, i. 530. War, incited by music, i. 100.

War, holy, i. 522, for the propagation of the faith, whether lawful or obligatory, 525, several questions touching the lawfulness, 526.

Warbeck, Perkin, his adventures, i. 761, the supposed godson of Edward IV. ib. called Peter, whence Peterkin, Osbeck, ib. closetted by the lady Margaret, ib. his letters to the earls of Desmond and Kildare upon his landing at Cork, 762, invited into France by Charles VIII. ib. generally believed to be the duke of York, ib. his friends and favourers, ib. discouraged at the beheading of his friends and the defection of Clifford, 767, lands at Sandwich in Kent, 768, goes into Scotland, on the advice of Charles and Maximilian, 770, his address to the king of Scots, ib. he is married by that king's approbation to the lady Catherine Gordon, his near kinswoman, 771, his declaration to the people of England, ib. abandoned by Scotland, 777, sails into Ireland, ib. his cabinet council there, ib. lands in Cornwall with about sevenscore men, 778, publishes an invective proclamation against the king in style of Richard IV. ib. besieges Exeter, though without artillery, ib. raises the siege and flies, 778, surrenders himself out of sanctuary, on promise of life, 779, his former false honours plentifully repaid with scorn, ib. the account of his examination, 780, makes his escape, and gets into the priory of Shene, 781, set in the stocks twice, where he reads his confession, and then sent to the Tower, ib. where he seduces the earl of Warwick into a plot against the lieutenant, ib. arraigned for treasons committed since his coming into this kingdom, condemned, and executed at Tyburn, 782.

Wards, commission of in Ireland, its vast advance in one year, ii. 106, a speech to obtain leave of the king to treat of a composition with him for them, i. 484. Wards, a frame of declaration for the master of the wards at his first sitting, i. 485, directions for the master of the wards to observe for his majesty's better service, and the general good, 486.

Waste, case of impeachment of waste, i. 616, &c. very difficult to resolve this case, ib.

Water, salt, how made fresh, i. 82, foul, how clarified, 83, how separated from wine, ib. turned into ice, by snow, nitre, and salt, 86.

Water thickened in a cave, i. 94, changed suddenly into air, 96, more difficult to turn water into oil, than silver into gold, 125, choice of waters, by weight, 129, by boiling, ib. by longest lasting unputrified, ib. by making drinks stronger, ib. by bearing soap, ib. judged of by the places where they are congregated, 130, by the soil, ib. Waters sweet not to be trusted, ib. Well-water, ib. whether water putteth forth herbs without roots, 146, water alone will cause plants to sprout, ib. well-water warmer in winter than summer, 187, water rising in a bason by means of flame, ib. hot water and fire beat differently, i. 158, water cooleth air, and moisteneth it not, 185.

Water may be the medium of sound, i. 174, watry moisture induceth putrefaction, 122, turning watry substances into oily, a great work in nature, 125, for instances thereof, ib. wrought by digestion, ib. watering of grounds a great help to fruitfulness, 149, cautions therein, ib. means to water them, ib. Water-cresses, i. 125.

Water-fowls flocking to the shore portend rain, i. 178. Waving, how a property in goods may be got thereby, i. 586.

Wealth of England under queen Elizabeth, i. 380.
Wealth of Spain, whence, i. 531.

Wealth, excess of, hurtful to a state, and to private persons, i. 506.

Wealth, in whose custody it is of most advantage to a state, i. 506, 507, inconveniences of its being lodged in few hands, 507.

Weapon anointed, i. 200, 201, weapons and ammunition of all sorts should be stored up, 516. Weapons of war, i. 307.

Weight of the dissolution of iron in aqua-fortis, i. 173. Weight, how it causes separation of bodies, i. 84, weight in air and water, 174.

Weights and measures, prerogative of the king relating thereto, i. 478.

Wentworth, Sir John, his cause recommended to the lord
chancellor by the marquis of Buckingham, i. 210.
West Indies, concerning the trade thither, i. 476, France
and Portugal debarred trading thither, ib. trade thither
carried on by the English, ib. it ought to be free, 393.
West Indies, the gold and silver drawn by Spain from
thence, how consumed by king Philip, i. 369.
Weston, his confession of Overbury's death, his trial and
condemnation, i. 698, ii. 176.

Weston, Sir Richard, chancellor of the exchequer, letter
to him from lord viscount St. Alban, ii. 260.
Weymouth, king of Castile puts in there, i. 789.
Wheat set, i. 134.

Whispering place, i. 104, you cannot make a tone, or sing in whispering, 107.

White, a penurious colour, i. 96, 141, in flowers, commonly more inodorate than other colours, whence, 141. White more delicate in berries, whence, ib. not so commonly in fruits, whence, ib.

White gunpowder, i. 101.

Whitehead favoured by queen Elizabeth, i. 316. Whiteness, directions for inquiring into its nature, i. 225. White rose, the clearness of that title, i. 732.

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