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laule, Patrick, ii. 201, 225.
laximilian, king of the Romans, i. 742, 743, unstable and < necessitous, 745, encouraged by Henry VII. to proceed to a match with Ann, heir of Britany, 752, and married to her by proxy, ib. but when defeated, his behaviour, 756, disappoints king Henry VII. 759, his league with Henry VII. 768.
[axims in law, several advantages of a collection of them, i. 548, the method followed by our author in this collection, which is set down, and explained by instances; doubtful cases in them cleared up, where they take place, and in what cases they fail, 548-570. laxwell, James, wishes lord viscount St. Alban well, ii. 260.
axwell, Robert, ii. 203.
ay, Sir Humphry, chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, ii. 223, letters to him from the lord Bacon, 230, 261. ayor and companies of London receive Henry VII. at Shoreditch, i. 733, meet pope Alexander's nuncio at London Bridge, 777.
eats inducing satiety, i. 119.
eautys, Thomas, brought to kiss the king's hand, ii. 233, letters to the lord St. Alban, 237, 238, 242, 244, 246, 248. ecænas, his advice to Augustus touching Agrippa, i. 282. echanics, i. 29.
ediator, the necessity thereof, i. 337, the mystery of this dispensation, ib.
edicinable herbs, i. 139, soporiferous medicines, 198. edicine, i. 41.
edicines changed, helpful, i. 93.
edicines which affect the bladder, i. 96, 97. Medicines condensing which relieve the spirits, 167. egrims, whence, i. 166.
elancholy, preservative against it, i. 250. elancholy persons dispose the company to the like, i. 194.
elioration of fruits, trees, and plants, i. 133, et seq. elo-cotones, i. 134, grow best without grafting, 135, the cause thereof, ib.
elting of metals, observations thereon, i. 244.
erchants, their importance, i. 276, how they convey blessings to any country, 294, promoted by Henry VII. 747, 772, &c. negociations about them directed by queen Elizabeth, 515. erchants, several errors in their complaints about trade, i. 475, &c. the hardships of those who trade to Spain and the Levant, ib. they ought not to urge to a direct war upon account of their particular sufferings by the enemy, 476, their injuries further shown to be not so great as represented, ib. a report of the earl of Salisbury and earl of Northampton's speeches concerning their petition upon the Spanish grievances, 474-480, are divided into two sorts, 475, several considerations relating to them, ib. &c.
[ercurial and sulphureous bodies, i. 125. fercy and justice the two supports of the crown, i. 511, 513. erick, Sir Gilly, the effect of what passed at his arraignment, i. 423.
Teroë, the metropolis of Ethiopia, i. 130. lessages of the king, whether to be received from the body of the council, or from the king's person only, i. 487, how far the authority of the king is concerned in this question, 488, how far the house of commons is con
Metals, an inquisition touching the compounding of them, i. 240, for magnificence and delicacy, 241, drowning of metals, ib. separation of them, 244, variation of them, 245, all metals may be dissolved, 246, often fired and quenched grow churlish, and will sooner break than bow, 778. Bell-metal, how compounded, 244, sprouting of metals, 245, tinging of metal, ib. volatility of metals, its degrees, ib. fixation of metals, ib. Metaphysics, i. 37.
Milk, warm from the cow, a great nourisher, i. 90, a remedy in consumptions, ib. how to be used, ib. cow's milk better than ass's or woman's milk, ib. Milk in beasts how to be increased, 172. Milk used for clarification of liquors, 120, 121, good to steep divers seeds in, 136, preserving of milk, 129. Milk in plants, 153.
Minced meat a great nourisher, i. 90, how to be used, ib. Mind, cultivation of, i. 56, 66.
Minerals, i. 162, 242, should be industriously followed, 517.
Minerals, questions and solutions about incorporating them, i. 242.
Mines, a law case relating to them between lessor and
348, an able one to be chosen, 357, a very good method in training them up, ib.
Minorities, states often best governed under minorities, whence, i. 4.
Minos, in what his laws were famous, i. 672.
Mint, a certificate relating to the scarcity of silver there, i. 492.
Miracles to be distinguished from impostures and illusions, i. 205, the end of them, ib. were never wrought but with a view to man's redemption, 338. Mitchel, Sir Francis, ii. 201 note ||, 203 note |. Misadventure, what it is, i. 681, in case thereof cities of refuge prepared, ib.
Misprision of treason, how a man becomes guilty thereof, i. 643, the method of trial, punishment, and other proceedings relating thereto, ib. Misseltoe, a particular account of it, i. 145. Mithridates, i. 325.
Mixture of solids and fluids diminishes their bulk, i. 88, what bodies mix best together, 117, 118. Mixture of earth and water in plants, i. 125. Mixture of kinds in plants not found out, 137. Mixture imperfectly made, 180, of liquors by simple composition, 248. Mixtures, concerning perfect and imperfect ones, i. 451, 452, two conditions of perfect mixture, 452. Moist air, how discovered, i. 177.
Moisture adventitious cause of putrefaction, i. 122. Moisture qualifying heat, the effect, 163. Moisture, the symptoms of its abounding in human bodies, 160. Moisture increased by the moon, 188, trial of it in seeds, ib. in men's bodies, ib. force of it in vegetables, 138. Mompesson, Sir Giles, censured for his severe oppressions, ii. 88, 201, 203.
Monarchy without nobility absolute, i. 271. Nebuchad
nezzar's tree of monarchy, 285, abridgement of monarchy | Mountains, great, foreshow tempests early, i. 177.
Mountebanks in state as well as private life, i. 270.
Monarchical government, difference between it and com-
Money, like muck, not good except it be spread, i. 272. Monies, upon the union of England and Scotland, to have the same image, superscription, &c. i. 456, to counterfeit, clip, &c. the king's money, is high treason, 675, the fineness of it an advantage of queen Elizabeth's reign, 381.
Mortified parts by cold must not approach the fire, i. 173,
Moss, a kind of mouldiness of earth and trees, i. 123, 150; vide 144; where it groweth most, ib. the cause of it, ib. what it is, ib. Moss, sweet, ib. in apple trees sweet, ib. 179, in some other trees, 153, of a dead man's skull stanched blood potently, 199.
Moth, i. 160.
Mother, suppressed by burning feathers, and things of ill
Mother's diet affecteth the infant in the womb, i. 198.
Mouldiness, an inception of putrefaction, i. 123, 150.
Mulberry leaf, i. 172.
Mullin's case taken notice of, concerning the inheritance a
Mummy said to be three thousand years old, i. 171.
Munster, a design of planting it, with the reason why it
Murder, cases relating thereto explained, i. 555, how t
Mushrooms, i. 144, their properties, ib several productiers
Music in church, how far commendable, and how far t
Music in the theory ill treated, i. 98. Musical and immuscal sounds, ib. bodies producing musical sounds, diapason the sweetest of sounds, 99, fall of half notes necessary in music, ib. consorts in music, the instrumen's that increase the sweetness not sufficiently observed 116, the music in masques, 292, consent of notes to b ascribed to the ante-notes, not entire ones, 99, concors perfect and semi-perfect, which they are, ib. the mos odious discord of all other, ib. discord of the bass mest disturbeth the music, ib. no quarter-notes in music, pleasing of single tones answereth to the pleasing! colours, and of harmony to the pleasing of order, i figures or tropes in music have an agreement with th figures in rhetoric, 99, 100. Music hath great operate upon the manners and spirits of men, 100, why it sounds best in frosty weather, 112, concords and discords à music are sympathies and antipathies of sounds, In instruments that agree best in consort, ib. instruments with a double lay of strings, wire, and lute-strings, b Musk, its virtue, i. 193.
Musk-melons, how improved, i. 138.
Mute, any one that is so in trial forfeiteth no lands, escer"
NAILS, i. 168.
Nakedness uncomely in mind as well as body, i.
Napellus, the strongest of all vegetable poisons, i. 159, yet a maid lived of it, ib. and poisoned those whe b carnal knowledge of her, ib.
aphtha, i. 191, 246.
Naples, i. 754, 755.
Narcissus, his art with Claudius, i. 279.
Narratives, or relations, i. 29.
Nasturtium, or cardamom, its virtue, i. 125.
Nations by name, not so in right, i. 527.
lativity of queen Elizabeth falsely said to be kept holy, instead of that of the Blessed Virgin, i. 397. Natural-born subjects, their privileges by our law, i. 655. Natural divination, i. 176.
Naturalization, the privilege and benefit of it, i. 654, the nice care of our laws in imparting it, ib. its several de=grees, as belonging to several sorts of people, 654, 655, the wisdom of our law in its distinctions of this privilege, 655, several degrees of it among the Romans, ib. arguments against naturalization of the Scots, 655, 656, is conferred by our laws on persons born in foreign parts, of English parents, 656, the inconveniences of a general naturalization of the Scots, urged, 658, whether conquest naturalizes the conquered, 659, did never follow conquest among the Romans till Adrian's time, but was conferred by charter, &c. ib. 660, how it is favoured by our laws, 660, case of the subjects of Gascoigne, Guienne, &c. in relation thereto, when those places were lost, 664, a speech in favour of the naturalization of the Scots, 461, an answer to the inconveniences of naturalizing the Scots, ib. is divided into two sorts, ib. the inconveniences of not naturalizing the Scots, 465, the advantages of it, 466, instances of the ill effects in several nations of non-naturalization, ib. may be had without a union of laws, 468, the Romans were very free in them, 451. See Conquest.
Nature, advice of the true inquisition thereof, i. 117. Nature, better perceived in small than in great, i. 160. Nature, a great consent between the rules of nature and of true policy, i. 449, &c. its grounds touching the union of bodies, and their farther affinity with the grounds of policy, 451, the laws thereof have had three changes, and are to undergo one more, 337, spirits are not included in these laws, ib. what it is we mean thereby, ib. Nature in men concealed, overcome, extinguished, i. 292, happy where men's natures sort with their vocations, 293, runs to herbs or weeds, ib.
Naunton, Sir Robert, surveyor of the court of wards, attends the king to Scotland, ii. 189, made secretary of state, 200 note †, recommended to the duke of Buckingham for his grace to apply to, 223, 225. Navigation of the ancients, i. 206, 207.
Navy, how to be ordered after the union of England and Scotland, i. 458, 459, its prosperous condition under queen Elizabeth, 381.
Necessity is of three sorts-conservation of life—necessity of obedience and necessity of the act of God, or of a stranger, i. 554, it dispenses with the direct letter of a statute law, ib. how far persons are excused by cases of necessity, ib. it privilegeth only "quoad jura privata," but does not excuse against the commonwealth, not even in case of death, ib. an exception to the last-mentioned rule, 555. Negotiating by speech preferable to letters, i. 300, when best, ib.
Negotiations between England and Spain, wherein is shown the treachery of Spain, i. 392. Negroes, an inquiry into their coloration, i. 130. Nero much esteemed hydraulics, i. 98, his male wife, 321, his character, 322, dislike of Seneca's style, 326, his harp, 276. Nerva, his dislike of informers to support tyranny, i. 323, what was said of him by Tacitus, 483. Netherlands, revolt from Spain, i. 391, proceedings between England and Spain relating to them, ib. are received into protection by England, 392, they might easily have been annexed to the British dominions, ib.
Nevill, Sir Henry, is drawn into Essex's plot by Cuffe, i. 414, his declaration, ib.
Nevill's case relating to local inheritances, 616.
Neville, lord, the house of commons desire he may be put
out of office, ii. 233. "New Atlantis," i. 202. Dr. Rawley's account of the de. sign of it, ib.
Night-showers better for fruit than day-showers, i. 156. Nights, star-light or moon-shine, colder than cloudy, i. 185. Nilus, a strange account of its earth, i. 167.
Nilus, the virtues thereof, i. 171, how to clarify the water of it, ib.
Nisi prius, is a commission directed to two judges, i. 575, the method that is holden in taking nisi prius, ib. the jurisdiction of the justices of nisi prius, ib. the advantages of trials this way, ib.
Nitre, or salt-petre, i. 86, 87, whence cold, 93. Nitre,
Norfolk, duke of, plots with the duke of Alva and Don
Northampton, earl of, some account of him, ii. 31 note*.
Northumberland destroyed with fire and sword by James IV. in favour of Perkin, i. 772.
Notions, all our common ones are not to be removed, as some advise, ii. 40.
Nourishing meats and drinks, i. 89, 90.
Nourishment, five several means to help it, i. 131, 132. Nourishment mended, a great help, 139.
"Novum Organum," Wotton's commendation of that book, ii. 120 note, presented to the king, with a letter, 117, the king's and Mr. Cuffe's remarks upon it, 222 note §. Nuisance, matters of, how to be punished by the constable, i. 649, several instances thereof, and how they are to be punished, 677.
Numa's two coffins, i. 171, a lover of retirement, 281. Nurseries for plants should not be rich land, i. 134.
OAK bears the most fruit amongst trees, i. 153, the cause, ib. our oaken timber for shipping not to be equalled, 515. Oak-leaves have honey-dews, probably from the closeness of the surface, i. 139, an old tradition, that oak-boughs put into the earth bring forth wild vines, 142. Oakapples, an excrescence with putrefaction, 145. Oath ex officio, is condemned, i. 355, a new oath of allegiance, ii. 38 note ‡. Obedience, two means of retaining conquered countries in it, i. 659.
Objects of the sight cause great delight in the spirits, but no great offence, i. 186, the cause, ib.
Ocampo, the Spanish general in Ireland, i. 541, taken prisoner, ib.
Occhus, a tree in Hyrcania, i. 151.
Occupancy, when it grows a property in lands, i. 576, 581.
Officers in court, ministerial, how to be treated. i. 520,
Officers of the crown, how to be ordered after the union of Oxford, John, earl of, designed general, i. 740, create. England and Scotland, i. 457.
such under the king for the French expedition, 759, cezmands in chief at Blackheath, 774, made high sterr for the trial of the earl of Warwick, 782, a monstrie account of the king's usage of him, 786. Oxford, Mr. Bacon's letter to that university, ii. 187. Oxford, Henry Vere, earl of, letter to him from the viscount St. Alban, ii. 259.
Oil, whether it can be formed out of water, i. 125.
Onions made to wax greater, i. 136, in growing carry the
Openers, a catalogue of them, i. 251.
Operations of sympathy, i. 191.
Opinion, a master-wheel in some cases, i. 509.
. 122. Vide 154.
Oquenda, Michael de, the Spanish admiral, lost, i. 539.
Orbilius, i. 194.
Order in curing diseases, i. 92.
Orders in chancery, are to be registered, i. 719, a copy of them is to be kept by the register, ib. where they vary from general rules, they are to be set down with great care, ib.
Ordinances made for the court of chancery, i. 716.
Orleans, duke of, i. 744, routed and taken, 747.
Ostrich, ran some space after her head was struck off, i. 130, lays her eggs in the sand to be hatched by the sun's heat, 184.
divided, 754, without nobles, gentlemen, freemen, or inheritance. 524.
Outlawry, of an attainder thereby, and its consequences,
i. 580, how far the lord's title by escheat in this case shall relate back, ib.
his cypher with the earl, 172, poisoned, 175.
Owen, 166, note 5.
Oxidraces, a people of India, i. 307, had ordnance in t time of the Macedonians, ib.
PACKER, John, ii. 173 note ‡, an ancient friend of h
of killing excommunicated kings, i. 693, some farther
particulars concerning his cause, ii. 53. Ox-horn, whether it will ripen seeds, i. 144.
Paget, lady, i. 311.
Pain and grief, the impressions thereof, i. 163.
Palace, one described, i. 297.
Palatinate. king James seems resolved to recover it, ii. Ils Palatine, Frederic count, letter to him from the lord char cellor, ii. 212.
Paleness proceeds from the blood's running to the hear.
Palliation in diseases, i. 92.
Palm-tree, a strange relation of its growth, i. 151.
massacre there, 263, 312.
Otho, when he slew himself many followed the example, Parisatis, poisoned a lady by poisoning
Ottomans, when they first shaved the beard, i. 320, when Parker, Sir James, slain by Hugh Vaughan, at tilts, i
Parliament, court superlative, i. 413, by the king's auth alone assembled, ib. their bills are but embryos te te
king gives them life, ib.
Parliament, consultations in it in the first year of ki
Charles I. ii. 261. 262.
Overbury, Sir Thomas, several charges relating to his Parliaments, how to be managed after the union of Ecz
murder, i. 695, some account of him, 696, of the manner of his being poisoned, ib. the proceedings of the king in the discovery and punishment of his murder, commended, ib. 699, some account of his death, 699, 700, how it came to be discovered, 700, a narrative of the proceedings in poisoning him, 706, great friendship between him and the earl of Somerset, and the occasion of the breach that
land and Scotland, i. 457, the difference between those of England and Scotland in the manner of making pro positions, ib. are the great intercourse of grace betwee king and people, et vice versa, 690, several things rela ing to their institution and use, 501, four points ec sidered relating to the business of them, ii. 116, libertie
them necessary, i. 487.
Iwas made between them, ib. he was a man of no religion, Parma, prince of, attacks Sir John Norris, i. 538, one
ib. he deters Somerset from marrying the countess of Essex, ib. the proofs urged of Somerset's guilt in poisoning him, 707, he had all the king's business put into his hands by Somerset, 708, he is murdered rather for fear of revealing secrets, than from showing his dislike to Somerset's marrying lady Essex, ib. the plot to murder
the best commanders of his time, ib. blamed by the Spaniards, 539, was to have been feudatory king of Erg
Parmenio, his rough interrogatory to Alexander, i. 344
Parrots, their power of imitation, i. 112.
him, ib. letter to him from the earl of Somerset, ii. 163, Parts in living creatures easily reparable, and parts ba
reparable, i. 91. Parts of living creatures severed, s
virtues in natural magic, 200, four parts of a judge,
Pantomimi, their exact imitation, i. 113.
Papists, concerning the proceedings against them unde
Papists, ii. 256, 257.
Parabolical poetry, i. 32.
Paracelsus, his pigmies, i. 98, principles, 125, 159.
Parents finding an alteration upon the approach of the
Parham, Sir Edward, ii. 170.
our author there when he was about sixteen, 200, the
one side of a kriv,
Owen, the charge against him for maintaining the doctrine Passions of the mind, their several impressions upon the
body, i. 163, 164, all passions resort to the part th labours most, 163, all passions conquer the fear of deat
262, in excess destructive of health, 287.
istimes and disports, how far allowable in courts, i. 520. tents, some proceedings in the passing them, ii. 106. trick, an Augustin friar, makes a counterfeit earl of Warwick, i. 782, condemned to perpetual imprisonment, ib. trimonies of the crown, how to be managed after the union of England and Scotland, i. 458. trimony of the church, not to be sacrilegiously diverted, i. 511.
ul, St. a Roman by descent, i. 451.
.wlet, Sir Amyas, his censure of too much haste, i. 319. ace contamneth infinite blessings, i. 263, two instances of a false one, ib.
ace, what care is taken by our laws to preserve it among the subjects, i. 571, the breach of it how to be punished, 649, king James's care to maintain it, 692, of England, was remarkable in queen Elizabeth's time, 380, mock articles relating to one, imagined to be proposed by England to Spain, in a libel, 393, articles relating to one that would be just between England and Spain, ib. has very often ill effects flowing from it, 471.
acham, Edmund, interrogatories of his examination about his reflections on king James, ii. 48, his denial in and after torture, ib. his case similar to Algernon Sydney's, 49 note †, his examination at the Tower, 55, whether his case be treason or not, ib. 165, 166.
aches prove worse with grafting, why, i. 135. acock, Mr. examined, ii. 218, personates Atkins, ib. arl, said to recover colour by burial in earth, i. 128. ers of England are to be trusted without oath or challenge, i. 419.
lopidas, i. 315.
mbroke, lord, some account of him, ii. 57.
mbroke, William, earl of, sworn of the council in Scotland, ii. 191, his character, 257.
nal laws, not to be turned into rigour, i. 304.
nal laws, a multitude of them very inconvenient, i. 668. Penal statutes, how to be construed, 560.
eople, to put the sword in their hand subverts government, i. 263.
ople, the interest of the king in them, i. 575, offences capital against them, how punishable, 676, not capital, b. their griefs to be represented to the king by the judges of the circuits, 713, the increase thereof in queen Elizabeth's time, 380, concerning the consumption of them in our wars, 386.
epper, why it helps urine, i. 89.
pper, Guinea, causeth sneezing, i. 192.
erception in all bodies, i. 176, more subtle than the sense, ib. it worketh also at distance, ib. the best means of prognosticating, ib.
ercolation makes a separation according to the bodies it passes through, i. 82, 83.
ercolation inward and outward, i. 171. ercussions of metals, air and water, creates sounds, i. 98, difference of tones in music caused by the different percussions, 106. Percussion and impulsion of bodies, 170. erfumes, their virtue, i. 193, said to procure pleasant and prophetical dreams, ib.
ericles, his preservative against the plague, i. 198, studies how to give in his accounts, 326.
eripatetics, their element of fire above, exploded, i. 87. erjury, how to be punished, i. 674.
erkin, i. 761. See Warbeck.
erpetual, how wisely our laws distinguish between that and transitory, i. 617. erpetuities, a sort of entails, i. 582, their inconveniences, ib. a query concerning them, ib.
ersia, monarchy thereof was founded in poverty, i. 467, education of its kings, 449.
ersians demand of the Greeks land and water, i. 536, take Ormus from the Spaniard, 542, 543.
ersons near in blood, or other relations, have many secret passages of sympathy, i. 199, doing business in person, when best, 300.
erspective, i. 100.
ertinax, the revenge of his death, i. 264. eruvians, their commendations, i. 524.
'estilent diseases, if not expelled by sweat, end in looseness, i. 92, a probable cause of pestilences, 122. Pestilences, though more frequent in summer, more fatal in
Pestilent fevers and agues, how to be re
winter, 128. pressed, 197. Pestilential years, i. 166, their prognostics, 159, 166, 176,
Petitions, several cases relating thereto, i. 721, &c. of the merchants concerning the Spanish grievances, considered, 474. mistakes in their preferring them, 476, account of the contents of their petition, ib. the inconveniences of receiving into the house of commons any concerning private injuries, 478, about war or peace to the king, having received but small encouragement, ib. concerning the Spanish grievances rejected by the house of lords, with the reasons of doing so, 479.
Petre, Sir George, i. 177. Petrifying springs, i. 95. Petty-constable, how far subordinate to the head-constable, i. 650. See Constable. Petty-treason, a query relating to the guilt of it, i. 562, when it is a man becomes guilty of it, 643, the punishment and other proceedings, ib. Phaeton's car went but a day, i. 306.
Philip of Macedon beat by the Romans, i. 321, his saying of one who spoke ill of him, 323. Vide 323, 324, 325. His dream, 290.
Plagues from the putrefaction of grasshoppers and locusts, i. 192, a great one in London, 782. Plaister as hard as marble, its composition, i. 173, rooms newly plaistered, dangerous, 192. Plantagenet, Edward, son of George, duke of Clarence, i. 733, had been confined at Sheriff-Hutton, by Richard III. ib. shut up in the Tower, ib. rumour that he was to be murdered in the Tower, 736, had not his father's title, but created earl of Warwick, 737, carried through London streets in procession on a Sunday, 738, seduced into a plot by Perkin to murder the lieutenant of the Tower, 781, arraigned and executed on Tower-hill, 782, the male line of the Plantagenets ends with him, ib. Plantations of colonies encouraged by the Romans, i. 285 the wisdom of that conduct, ib. 4