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Displeasure slight, its effects, i. 164.

Displeasures and pleasures of the senses, i. 161. Dispossessed, whether he may make a war for recovery, i. 533.

Disseisin, how inheritance is gained thereby, i. 577. Dissenters, how used by the clergy, i. 348, 349, their conduct condemned in several particulars, 350, their preaching, with several of their opinions, censured, ib. a saying upon them, 353.

Dissimulation, i. 264. Vide Simulation.
Dissolution of bodies from desiccation and putrefaction, Duration of plants, i. 147.
i. 122.

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Drake, Sir Francis, his prosperous expeditions into the
West Indies, i. 538, burns, sinks, and carries off ten
thousand ton of their great shipping, 538, his death, 541.
Dramatical poetry, i. 33.
Dreams pleasant and prophetical, procured by some smells,
i. 193, several remarkable dreams, 290, 291.
Drinks, the maturation of them how wrought, i. 120,
wherein it differs from clarification, ib. degrees of ma-
turation by enforcing the motion of the spirits, ib. quick-
ening of drink that is dead or palled, 119, ripened by
being immerged in the sea, 158.
Drowning of metals, the baser in the more precious, i. 175,
the methods to perform the operation, 241.
Drums, cause of sound in them, i. 103.
Drunken men, their sperm unfruitful, i. 165. they are unapt
for voluntary motion, ib. imagine false things as to the
eye, ib. men sooner drunk with small draughts than with
great, ib.
Drunkenness, i. 165.
Drying the adventitious moisture prohibiteth putrefaction,
i. 123, mixture of dry things prohibits putrefaction, 124.
Dryness turneth hair and feathers gray and white, i. 183.
Ductile bodies, i. 181.

Dudley, i. 786, made speaker of the house of commons, i. 787. See Empsom.

cases our author is resolved to prosecute offences be 682, decree of the star-chamber relating to the are contrary to the oath of every subject to the 685, a letter against them, ii. 90. Dulcoration of metals, i. 125, of several things, as &c. 154, of fruits several ways, 136, 184, the thereof, ib. Dulcoration of salt water, 187. Dunging of grounds, the properest time for it, i. 149. Dungs of beasts to enrich grounds, i. 149, which of th the best, ib.

Duels, a charge concerning them. i. 679. how they affront our laws, 680, the danger and mischief of them, 679. causes of this evil, and how it is nourished, 680, some remedies proposed for this mischief, ib. edict of Charles IX. of France concerning them, with the strict proceedings in France against them, ib. our laws thought erroneous, in two points relating to them, ib. are condemned in all civilized states, 681, never practised by the Romans, ib. are condemned by the Turks, ib. in what

Dust maketh trees fruitful, as vines, &c. i. 156. Dutch, proposal of hindering their going out of the kit. dom, i. 330, account of the proceedings against t ii 111.

Dutch, not to be abandoned for our safety, nor kept fr profit, i. 330.

Dutch merchants prosecuted for exporting gold and
coin, ii. 209, 214, 217, 218.

Dutchman, his project for making gold, i. 121.
Dutchy of Lancaster, i. 512.

Duty of a privy counsellor, i. 514.

Dwarfing of trees, i. 143, dwarf trees proceed from si
Dwarf-oak, or holly-oak, in Cephalonia, i. 188.
Dwarf-pine good for the jaundice, i. 159.
Dyer, Sir Edward, i. 320, ii. 198.

Dyers, some proposals relating to the new company
them, ii. 57, letter to king James against this comp
59, advice to the king about them, 65.


EAR erected to hear attentively, i. 114. Ear dangerous
be picked in yawning, 158.

Early flowers and plants, i. 146.
Ears wax red in blushing. i. 186.
Earth and sand differ, i. 82. Earth "primum frigde
93, infusions in earth, the effects thereof, 128, ca...
to be used therein, ib. several instances thereef.
Earth taken out of the vaults will put forth herbs, 1
the nature of those herbs, ib. what earth taken ca
shady and watery woods will put forth, ib. Earth
earth a good compost, 149. Earths good and bad...
large clods, and putting forth moss, bad, ib. Earths
dicinal, 162. Earth taken near the river Nilus, sa
increase in weight till the river comes to its height, P
new turned up, hath a sweet scent, 178, pure, the bat
fullest smell of all, 193, fruitful, 212.
Ebbing and flowing of the sea, the cause of it, accordi
Galilæus, i. 174, by Apollonius called the respirati
the world, 190.

Echoes, a repercussion only, i. 102.

Echo of an e 113, artificial echoes not known, ib. natural ex where found, ib. the differences between the corERTILI echo and iterant, ib. no echo from a trunk stopped one end, why, ib. Echo from within a well, ib, when echoes move in the same angle with the original sou ib. plurality of echoes in one place, ib. back echoes," Echoes returning many words, ib. Echo upon ech Echo will not return the letter S, when it begins 3 why. 114, difference of echoes, ib. mixture of echoes resemble the ear, ib. and have a resemblance of hea 116, super-reflection of echoes, 174. Edgar made a collection of the laws of England, i. 672 Edgecomb, Sir Richard, comptroller of the king's

sent into Scotland, i. 742.

Edible flesh, and not edible, i. 184, the causes of each.r.
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Bacon to his niece for a husband, i. 188.

Edmund, earl of Richmond, father of Henry VII i. 795 Edward I. commended for his excellent laws, i. 544, sign of conquering Scotland, 464,


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votary of a Saracen prince treacherously, 694, hsaswer to the commons petitioning him for a redress the subjects of Flanders, 478, his reign accounted

perous, 379.

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e commons to make the Black Prince prince of Wales, id afterwards makes him so of his own mere motion, 30, the troubles of his reign, 379.

ard IV. i. 296, the trains and mines laid for him by e duke of Gloucester, 732, his interview and treaty of eace with Lewis XI. ib. touched with remorse for the eath of his brother, the duke of Clarence, 737, first desed the tax called Benevolence, 757.

at, Monsieur d', letter to him from the lord viscount St. Iban, ii. 264.

rton, master of the rolls and lord keeper, i. 318. rton, Sir Thomas, lord keeper of the great seal, letter > him from Mr. Francis Bacon, ii. 154, twice lord high eward, 174, employed in the inquiry into the death of ir Thomas Overbury, 176.

rton, Sir Rowland and Mr. Edward, their cause in hancery, ii. 197.

s, the yolks of them great nourishers, i. 90, how to be sed, ib. yolk conduceth more to the nourishment, white the generation, of the bird, 96, hatched in an oven, 84. Egg petrified, 247, white of an egg long lying in he sun said to turn to stone, ib.

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zabeth, lady, i. 732, not mentioned in the claim of Henry VII. ib. repairs to London, by direction, to the queen dowager her mother, 733, married to Henry VII. 738, crowned at Westminster to give contentment to the people, 741, in the third year of the ing's reign, ib. dies in childbed at the Tower, 786.

ried a hand restrained in gifts, but strained in prerogative, 797, had not a numerous but wise council, 514. Elizabeth, princess, eldest daughter of king James, some account of her, ii. 136 note Ellesmere, lord chancellor, i. 330.

Ellesmere, lord chancellor, his relation to the king about Coke's reports, ii. 95 note †. joint letter of him and Sir Francis Bacon concerning the lord chief justice Coke, 180, his exceptions to Sir Edward Coke's Reports, and Sir Edward's answers, 268, his letter to king James about that matter, ib. dies, 184 note .

izabeth, queen, her life attempted by several votaries of the Romish church, i. 687, her conduct commended, 441, her fair treatment of the king of Spain, 376, is conspired against and libelled by the Spanish direction, 371, the prosperous condition of England under her reign, 378, her reign compared with other princes, 379, the remarkable length of her reign, ib. the nation had great health and plenty in her time, 379, 380, reformation of religion was settled by her, 381, she is excommunicated by the pope, 387, an account of the justness of her proceedings with Spain, upon the defection of the Low Countries, 391, refuses the inheritance of the United Provinces, 392, a treaty of marriage between her and the duke of Anjou, very forward, 393, is charged with setting up her image at Ludgate to be worshipped, 397, is accused of a design of making illegitimate offspring of her own king, 497, a design of poisoning her by Lopez, 398, the reasons given for the poisoning of her, 399, allots stipends for preachers in Lancashire, 359, the design of poisoning her discovered, 401, she seems inclined to receive lord Essex again into favour, 439. lizabeth, queen, a discourse in her praise, i. 370, petitioned to release the four evangelists, being prisoners, 310, her speech about the archduke's raising the siege of Grave, 311, said, she had rather be dead than put in custody, ib. her remarks upon sales, and instructions to great officers, ib. retorted upon, that a man thinks of nothing when he thinks of a woman's promise, 329, 330, has great regard to personage, 330, a princess of extreme caution, 796, yet loved admiration above safety, ib. car

Elm grafted, i. 135.

Ely, isle of, questions to the chief justice of the king's bench about it, ii. 269, answers to these questions, ib. Embalming of dead bodies, i. 123.

Embassies, how managed by queen Elizabeth, i. 514, 515.
Ember-weeks, how observed formerly, i. 357.
Emissions of several kinds, i. 191, 192.
Emmanuel Comnenus poisoned the water when the chris-
tians were to pass through his country to the Holy
Land, i. 191.

Empedocles the Sicilian, his love of solitude, i. 281.
Empire, its true temper, i. 275, 276, states liberal of natu-
ralization fit for empire, 285, what most importeth em-
pire, 286.

Empsom, the son of a sieve-maker, i. 786, his method of extortion in conjunction with Dudley, ib. his book of accounts signed by the king, ib.

Empty coffers in a prince make the people forget their duty, i. 520.

Enclosures, when frequent, and how guarded against, i.


Enemies, common enemies of mankind, i. 529.

Enforcing a thought upon another, i. 195, instance thereof in a juggler's tricks, ib. three means by which it must be wrought, ib. Enginery, i. 38.

England, arguments to prove that it is not well enough peopled, i. 463, it was never severed after it was united, 466, its safety and greatness if united with Scotland, 467, the external points wherein it stands separated and united with Scotland, 455, the internal points, &c. 456, what its name is to be, after the union with Scotland, ib. in great danger from Spain, 442, an inquiry into its condition under queen Elizabeth, 378 et seq. the state of it compared with others abroad, 381, concerning its foreign enemies, 383, its proceedings towards the neighbouring states censured, with an account of those proceedings, 389, accused as the author of troubles in Scotland and France, 390, account of its proceedings with Spain, 391, solicits a renewal of treaties with Spain upon queen Mary's death, with their answer, ib. is ill used by the Spaniards, 392, idly accused of confederating with the Turk, 395, reasons to fear it might become subject to France, 657. England compared to France, though less in territory, i. 285, compared to Spain, 541, compared to other states abroad, 381.

Englefeld, Sir Francis, his letter to the lord keeper Bacon, ii. 197, fined for charging the lord keeper Williams with bribery, ib. note §. his cause in chancery recommended by the marquis of Buckingham, 206, 209. English valour remarkable, 540, 541. Englishmen hurt in the leg hard to cure, i. 173. Entails of lands, how created, i. 581, were so strengthened by a statute of Edward I. as not to be forfeited by attainder, ib. the great inconvenience of this statute to the crown, 582, these mischiefs prevented by later acts of parliament, ib. some privileges still remaining to estates in tail, ib.

Entry, a particular case how property in lands may be gained by it, i. 577.

Envious and froward men not like dogs licking the sores, but like flies and vermin, i. 270.

Envy, how most forcible in an oblique cast, i. 194. Envy most predominant in a man that hath no virtue, 266, who are most exposed to this infirmity, 267, public not so pernicious as private envy, ib. contracted by great men's followers, 300, the canker of honour, 304. Epaminondas grants that to a whore which he refused to

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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 hun, 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,

Estates for years, how made, i. 581. See Leases. Estates in tail, how created, i. 581, were not forfeited any attainder, ib. impediments in a man's dispos them, 606. Eternity divided into three portions of time, i. 339. Ethelwold, bishop of Winchester, his charity in the ti famine, i. 319.

Ethics, i. 46, 56.

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

Evergreens, their cause, i. 148.

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

Eunuchs envions,

Eunuchs dim-sighted, why, i. 160.
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 remor
i. 387.

Examinations in chancery not to be made by interrogy

except in special cases, i. 720, other cases relating examination of witnesses, ib.

Example gives a quicker impression than argument, 1 % 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 pr thereupon, i. 694, the greatest judgment on earth, never to be used but in weighty matters, ib. tote det by none but the bishop in person, assisted by other e ib. what to be used ordinarily instead of it, ib. Excrements are putrefactions of nourishment, i. 16 E crements of living creatures smell ill, why, 179, three digestions, ib. why some smell well, ib, most eð to a creature of the same kind, 179, 199, but less ¡ nicious than the corruption of it, 199. Excrescences of plants, i. 143, et seq. two trials for exer cences, 145. Excrescences joined with putrefaction oak-apples, &c. ib. Excrescences of roots, 153. Execution, the life of the laws, i. 511. Executorship, how a property in goods is gained there i. 587, of what extent it is, ib. the office of an execut ib. &c. his power before and after the probate of a*. ib. how he may refuse, ib. what debts he is to pas, in what order, ib. any single one may execute al Exemplifications not to be made in many cases, i. 720 Exercise, i. 48, in what bodies hurtful, ib. much net te used with a spare diet, ib. benefits of exercise, i, at s exercise, ib. Exercise hindereth putrefaction, " exercise best where the limbs move more than the st mach or belly, 166. Exercise impinguates not se T as frictions, why, 187, no body, natural or politic, be ful without it, 286, manly exercises commended to court, 520.

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

i. 778.

Exeter, countess of, falsely accused by lady Lake and

Roos, ii. 212 note §, her cause in the star-chamber. Exigent, a writ so called, what punishment follows it


Exile, cases relating thereto, with the proceedings in t

i. 646.

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<land, lord, ii. 236, 243.

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

ne, like fire, easy to preserve, but difficult to re-kindle, 329, like a river bearing up light things and sinking 'eighty, 333.

ne made a monster by the poets, i. 308, on what occaon said to be daughter of the earth, 309, how to disern between true and false fames, ib. increases virtue, as eat is redoubled by reflexion, 255.

nily of love, a heresy which came from the Dutch, i. 83.


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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.

ony, if committed by a mad-man, why excusable, but 1ot so if by a man drunk, i. 555, cases in the statute reating thereto explained in many instances, 560, by mischance, how to be punished, 571, other cases of felony, b. flying for it makes a forfeiture of the goods, 580, several cases in which a man becomes guilty of it, 644, he method of punishment, and other proceedings relatng to it, ib. punishment of it is hanging, and it is a quesion whether the king has power to change it to beheadng, ib. accessaries therein, when punishable or not, 645, a farther account of the trial, punishment, and other proceedings in it, ib.

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

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

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.

Ficinus, his fond imagination of sucking blood for prolonging 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. show winds, 177.

Fire and air fore

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. Fishery, no mineral like it, i. 517, 519. Fitz-Gerard, Thomas, earl of Kildare, and deputy of Ireland, proclaims Simnel, the counterfeit Plantagenet, i. 738, invades England in conjunction with the earl of Lincoln and lord Lovel, 740, slain in battle near Newark, 741.

Fitz-Herbert, what he says of fines, i. 590. Fitz-Walter, lord, supports Perkin, i. 763, John Ratcliffe, lord Fitz-Walter, apprehended, 765, convicted and conveyed to Calais in hope, ib. beheaded for dealing with his keeper to escape, ib. Fitz-Williams's case, i. 628. Fixation of bodies, i. 175.

Flame, of powder, how it dilateth and moveth, i. 83. Flame and air mix not, 86, except in the spirits of ve getables, 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.

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 sup-
ported 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 unreasonable 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.

Fountains, with regard to the beauty and refreshment 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 VI 735, made lord privy-seal, and successively bishop ↑ Bath and Wells, Durham, Winchester, ib. sent ener bassage to James III of Scotland, 742, one of the orm missioners of trade, 772, his great diligence in opp the king of Scots, 776. takes a journey to Scotland a the breach of truce, 781, his character, 784, the mal instrument of the marriage between the lady Marge and the king of Scots, 785, concludes the match beam. Charles prince of Castile and Mary second daughter " Henry VII. 792. Fragile bodies, i. 180. Fragility, its cause, 181. France, its flourishing state, i. 742. Vide Charles Vil France, the union of its duchies, &c. i. 450, king of, cha14 » his religion, 442, its afflicted condition, 381. Francis, duke of Britany, loses his memory, and is the direction of the duke of Orleans, i. 744, his dear after his army was beaten, 748. Francis I. i. 314, his noble nature, 320. Francis, Matthew, serjeant-at-arms, has a quarrel Mr. Colles, ii. 263.

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

Frauds, how to be punished, i. 676.
Freedoms, of four kinds among the Romans, i. 452, hea
be managed after the union of England and Scotland, 4
Freeholders of some manors do hold by suit of court, 10
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. 178, **
than they seem, 281.

Friar Bacon's illusion, i. 170.

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


Friends ought not to be forgiven, according to Ces duke of Florence, i. 264, the world a wilderness friends, 282, the manifold fruits of friendship, 22 a false friend more dangerous than an open enemy, a Friendship, i. 281.

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


Frogs in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i the fable of the frogs in a drought, 256. Fruits, causes of their maturation, i. 120, several inst thereof, ib. the dulcoration thereof by other meals. Fruit cut or pierced rots sooner, 122, enlarged, how, et seq. Fruit pricked as it groweth ripens sooner, i made fairer by plucking off some blossoms, . E tree grafted upon a wild tree, 135. Fruit why rated by applying of swine's dung, 136, also by caf swine's dung mingled, ib. enlarged by being covered" a pot, as it groweth, ib. Fruits compound, 137. of divers kinds upon one tree, 140. Fruits of re shapes and figures, ib. Fruits with inscriptions them, ib. Fruits that are red within, 141. Pre coming twice a year, 147. Fruits made without cert stone, 142. Trees with and without flowers and frs" 148, preserved, how, 152. Fruits that have jus and unfit for drink, 153. Fruits sweet before the ripe, 154, which never sweeten, ib. Fruit blosson 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 further observations, ib.

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

Fumes taken in pipes, i. 193.

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

G GABATO, Sebastian, a native of Venice living at i. 780, his reflections on the discoveries of Columb

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