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putrefaction, 123, in some causeth it, ib. the causes of each, ib. Air compressed and blown, prohibiteth putrefaction, 124, congealing of air, 126. Airs wholesome, how found out, 172, the putrefaction of air to be discerned aforehand, 176. Air good to recover consumptions, 194. Air healthful within doors, how procured, 195. Air and fire foreshow winds, i. 177.

Air, the causes of heat and cold in it, i. 185, hath some degree of light in it, ib.

Air poisoned by art, i. 192, why the middle region of it coldest, 257.

Albert Durer, i. 296.

Alchemy, some remarks upon it, ii. 40.

Alchemists censured, i. 121.

Alcibiades, his advice to Pericles about giving in his accounts, i. 326, beautiful, 296.

Alexander, why his body sweet, i. 83.

Alexander's body preserved till Cæsar Augustus's time, i. 171, his character of Antipater, 323, of Hephæstion and Craterus, ib. censured by Augustus, ib. by Parmenio, ib. contemned by Diogenes, 325, would run with kings when advised by Philip to the Olympic games, 327, his saying to Callisthenes upon his two orations on the Macedonians, 667, a smart reply of his to Parmenio, 461. Alexander VI. sends the bishop of Concordia to mediate between the kings of England and France, i. 755, thanks Henry VII. for entering into a league in defence of Italy, 777.

Alga marina applied to roots of plants furthers their growth, i. 135.

Alien enemy, how considered by our laws, i. 654. Alien friend, how considered, 655. Littleton's definition of an alien, 661, how the several degrees of aliens are considered by our laws, 455.

Alienation office, history of it, i. 588, the reason of its name, with its uses, 579, 589, the parts of each officer therein, 591, how its profits might increase without damage to the subject, 596, 597.

Aliments changed, good, i. 93.

Alkermes, i. 198.

Allegiance, does not follow the law or kingdom, but the person of the king, i. 656, 661, is due to sovereigns by the law of nature, 654, statutes explained relating thereto, 656, is more ancient than any laws, 661, continueth after laws, ib. is in vigour oven where laws are suspended, ib. must be independent, and not conditional, 688, oath of it altered, with disputes following thereupon between the reformed and papists, ii. 39.

Allen, cardinal, is mentioned for the popedom, i. 396. a stage actor of the same name, with an epigram upon him, 107.

Alleys close gravelled, what they bring forth, i. 146. Almonds, how used in clarifying the Nile water, i. 171. Alonso Cartilio, his pleasant speech concerning his servants, i. 317.

Alphonso Petrucci, his plot against the life of pope Leo,

i. 750.

Alphonso duke of Calabria, eldest son to the king of Naples, has the order of the Garter from Henry VII. i. 760. Alterations of bodies, i. 180.

Alteratives in medicine, i. 93.

Altering the colours of hairs and feathers, i. 96.

Altham, baron of the exchequer, a grave and reverend judge, i. 715.

Amalgamation, i: 241, mixing mercury with other metals in a hot crucible, ib.

Amber formed from a soft substance, i. 95, its virtue, 98. Ambiguitas patens," what is meant thereby in law, i. 570, how to be holpen, 570, 571. "Ambiguitas latens," what meant by it, ib. how to be holpen, ib. another sort of it, ib.

Ambition, i. 292, to take a soldier without it, is to pull off his spurs, ib. the mischiefs of it, ib. the use of ambitious men, ib.

Amendment of the law. See Law.

America, a supposed prophecy of its discovery, i. 290.
Amurca, what, i. 157.

Anabaptists profess the doctrine of deposing kings, i. 694.
Anacharsis, saying of his, i. 327.

Anarchy in the spirits and humours, when, i. 128.

Anaxagoras condemned to die by the Athenians, i. £. Andes, mountains of, i. 306. Andrews, bishop, his account of Spalato, i. 320. Andrews, Dr. Lancelot, bishop of Ely, ii. 202, 216 e early of the lord chancellor's being engaged in r his "Novum Organum," 222. Angelo, Michael, the famous painter, i. 318. Anger, the impressions and various effects thereof, i causeth the eyes to look red, why, 286. Anger 1 be extinguished, only confined, 305, compared by neca to ruin, which breaks itself on what it falls, SE great weakness, from the subjects in whom it a reigns, ib. remedies of it, ib.

Animals and plants that put forth prickles, general

i. 199.

Animate and inanimate bodies, wherein they differ, i la Anne of Bullen, what she said at her death, i. 310. Anne, inheritress of the duchy of Britain, intend:d⠀ Henry VII. i. 733, but married to Charles VII France, ib.

Annals, i. 31.

Annesley, Sir Francis, secretary of Ireland, ii. 222.
Annihilation, not possible in nature, i. 98.
Annual herbs may be prolonged by seasonable cet
i. 147.

Annuity given "pro consilio impenso et impendens not void, if the grantee is hindered from giving it by prisonment, i. 548.

Anointing of birds and beasts, whether it alters t colour, i. 96. Anointing the body a preservative health, 167. Anointing of the weapons said to hes Answers insufficient, how to be punished in chance, 720, in what case they must be direct, ib. Antalcidas the Spartan, i. 325, rebukes an Athenian, ** Antigonus, i. 327.

Antiochia, its wholesome air, whence, i. 193. Antipathy and sympathy, i. 96, 97, of plants, 137, 19.

stances of antipathy in other kinds, 197, et seq. Antiquities, i. 29.

Antisthenes' opinion what was most necessary, i. 325 Antonius, his genius weak before Augustus, i. 194, are sadors of Asia Minor expostulate with him for impos a double tax, 327, his character, 268, calls Brutus wa 282.

Ape, its nature, i. 198, virtue ascribed to the heart of ape by the writers of natural magic, 198, 199. Apelles, i. 296.

Apollonius of Tyana, i. 190, the ebbing and flowing ef sea, what according to him, ib. telis Vespasin th Nero let down the strings of government too lo wound them up too high, 276, 822, tires Vespasi Alexandria with his insipid speculations, 326, his af ation of retirement, 281.

Apophthegms, an appendix of history, i. 32. Apophthegms, their use, i. 310. Apothecaries, how they clarify their syrups, i. Si pots, how resembling Socrates, i. 324. Apothecaries incorporated by patent, ii. 230. note. Appetite of continuation in liquid bodies, i. 85. AD of union in bodies, 117. Appetite in the stomach, i what qualities provoke it, ib.

Apple, enclosed in wax for speedy ripening, i. 120, burz in smoke, ib. covered in lime and ashes, ib. covered a crabs and onions, ib. Apple in hay and straw, close box, 121. Apple rolled, ib. Apple in part besmeared with sack, ib. rotten apples contigued sound ones, putrify them, 122.

Apple-scions grafted on the stock of a colewort, i. 135 Apple-trees, some of them bring forth a sweet moss, i. 14 Aquafortis dissolving iron, i. 246.

Aragon, kingdom of, is united with Castile, i. 465, is naturalized, 466, causes of its revolt, 452. Archbishop of Vienna, his revelation to Lewis XI: 1 Archbishops, mischief teaches the use of, i. 347. Archidamus retorts upon Philip that his shador longer than before his victory, i. 324. Architecture, i. 38.

Arian heresy, the occasion thereof, i. 346.
Aristander, the soothsayer, i. 291.

Aristippus, his abject behaviour to Dionysius, i 20

luxury, 324, insulted by the mariners for showing signs of fear in a tempest, 325, his censure of those who are attached to particular sciences, 327.

istotle mistakes the reason why the feathers of birds have more lively colours than the hairs of beasts, i. 83, his precept that wine be forborne in consumptions, 90, his reason why some plants are of greater age than animals, 91, his method of hardening bodies with close pores, 95, full of vain-glory, 303. ithmetic, i. 38.

ms, the profession of them necessary to the grandeur of iny state, i. 286.

my, a project of reinforcing it in Ireland, without any expense, ii. 184.

raignment of Blunt, Davers, Davis, Merick, and Cuffe, all concerned in Lord Essex's treason; with their conessions, evidences against them, their defences, and answers thereto, i. 423.

rest, in what cases the constable has power to execute t, i. 649.

rows, with wooden heads sharpened, pierce wood sooner than with iron heads, why, i. 163.

senic used as a preservative against the plague, i. 198. t of war, its progress, improvement, and change, i. 286. ts, History of, i. 28.

ts of elegance, i. 41, intellectual arts, 46.

thur, prince, born, i. 736, married to Catherine, 782, 784, dies at Ludlow castle, 785, studious and learned beyond his years and the custom of princes, ib. tichokes, how made less prickly and more dainty, i. 135, 136. Artichoke only hath double leaves, one for the stalk, another for the fruit, 157.

undel, lord, some account of him, ii. 91.

undel, Thomas earl of, sworn of the council in Scotland, i. 191, wishes lord viscount St. Alban well, ii. 260. hes in a vessel will not admit equal quantity of water, is in the vessel empty, i. 88. Ashes an excellent comDost, 149.

p causeth easy death, i. 154.

sassin, this word derived from the name of a Saracen prince, i. 694.

sassins, i. 293.

similation in bodies inanimate, i. 96.

triction prohibiteth putrefaction, i. 123, of the nature of cold, ib.

tringents, a catalogue of them, i. 251. tronomers, some in Italy condemned, ii. 93. tronomy, i. 38.

heism, i. 273, rather in the lip than the heart, ib. the causes of it, 274. Atheists contemplative, rare, ib.

hens, their manner of executing capital offenders, i. 154, here wise men propose and fools dispose, 327, their wars, 286.

hletics, i. 44.

lantis, New, i. 202, described, 207, et seq. swallowed up by an earthquake, as the Egyptian priest told Solon, 306. oms, how supported by Democritus, i. 97.

on, in Scotland, its castle taken by the earl of Surry, .776.

tainder, cases relating thereto explained, í. 549, 559, what sort of them shall give the escheat to the king, 577, and what to the lord, 580, by judgment, 577, by verdict or confession, 580, by outlawry, ib. taken often by prayer of clergy, ib. forfeiteth all the person was possessed of it the time of the offence, ib. there can be no restitution of blood after it, but by act of parliament, with other consequences thereof, ib. if a person guilty of it shall purchase, it shall be to the king's use, unless he be pardoned, b. cases relating to a person guilty of it, and his children, b. the clause of forfeiture of goods thereby, found in no private act till Edward IV.'s reign, 603.

tainders of the adherents of Henry VII. reversed, i. 734. Attainders of his enemies, 735.

tention without too much labour stilleth the spirits, i. 168.

torney-general used not to be a privy counsellor, i. 666, did not then deal in causes between party and party, ib. traction by similitude of substance, i. 162, catalogue of attractive bodies, 249.

turnement, what it is, i. 583, must be had to the grant of

a reversion, ib. in what cases a tenant is obliged to atturne, ib.

Audacity and confidence, the great effects owing to them, i. 194.

Audibles mingle in the medium, which visibles do not, i. 111, the cause thereof, ib. several consents of audibles and visibles, 114, several dissents of them, 115. Audibles and visibles do not destroy or hinder one another, 114. Audibles carried in arcuate lines, visibles in straight ones, 111. 115.

Audley, lord, heads the Cornish rebels, i. 774, his character, ib. taken, 775, beheaded on Tower-hill, ib. Augustus Cæsar, i. 314, his wonder at Alexander, 323, indignation against his posterity, calling them imposthumes and not seed, 326, died in a compliment, 262, his attachment to Agrippa, 282, of a reposed nature from his youth, 295, commended as a great lawgiver, 544, 671. Auterlony's books of 2001. land in charge in fee simple, stayed at the seal, and why, ii. 106.

Authority strengtheneth imagination, i. 196, its power and influence, ib. followeth old men, and popularity youth,

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BABYLON, its walls cemented by naphtha, i. 246. Bacon, Sir Nicholas, a short account of him, i. 395, bishop of Ross's saying of him, ib. was lord keeper of the great seal, 312, 313, 317, 318, an old arrear demanded of him, ii. 259, indebted to the crown, 263.

Bacon, Mr. Antony, i. 316, ii. 27, our author's dedication to him, i. 260.

Bacon, Sir Francis, made attorney-general, i. 317, his conversation with Gondomar when advanced to the great seal, ib. his apology for any imputations concerning lord Essex, 433, his services to lord Essex, 434, two points wherein they always differed, 435, a coldness of behaviour grows between them, 436, his advice to the queen about calling home lord Essex from Ireland, 435, his advice to lord Essex when he came from Ireland without leave from the queen, ib. endeavours to reconcile the queen to lord Essex, 436, 437, desires the queen to be left out in Essex's cause, 437, writes an account by the queen's order, of the proceedings relating to Essex, 440, is censured by some for his proceedings in the Charter-house affair, but unjustly, ii. 107, he praises the king's bounty to him, 129, complains to the king of his poverty, ib. expostulates roughly with Buckingham about neglecting him, 131, does the same with treasurer Marlborough, 134, begs of the king a remission of his sentence, and the return of his favour, 136, promises bishop Williams to bequeath his writings to him, 135, his last will, 273, is charged with bribery. See Bribery.

Bacon, Sir Francis, offends queen Elizabeth by his speeches in parliament, ii. 141, speeches drawn up by him for the earl of Essex's device, 148, et seq. arrested at the suit of a goldsmith, 154, substance of a letter written by him to the queen for the earl of Essex, ib. insulted by the attorney-general Coke, 155, arrested again, 156, desires to be knighted, ib. going to marry an alderman's daughter, ib. note, his letter to Isaac Casaubon, 157, writes to the king on the death of the earl of Salisbury, lord treasurer, ib. his letter to the king touching his majesty's estate in general, 159, on the order of baronets, 161, his charge against Mr. Whitelocke, ib. letter to the king on the death of the lord chief justice Fleming, 163, his letters to Mr. John Murray, 165, supplement to his speech against Owen, 166, thanks to Sir George Villiers for a message to him of a promise of the chancellor's place, 169, questions legal for the judges in the case of the earl and countess of Somerset, 171, his heads of the charge against

the earl of Somerset, 172, his letter to Sir George Villiers relating to that earl, 173, his remembrances of the king's declaration against the lord chief justice Coke, 181, sends the king a warrant to review Sir Edward Coke's Reports, 183, his remembrances to the king on his majesty's going to Scotland, 184, his additional instructions to Sir John Digby, 185, his account of council business, ib. cases in chancery recommended to him by the earl of Buckingham, 186 note ++, 188, &c. recommends Sir Thomas Edmondes to his niece for a husband, ib. desirous to have York-house, 187, 268, confined to his chamber by a pain in his legs, 188, has not one cause in his court unheard, ib. resides some time at Dorset-house, ib. complains that the earl of Buckingham writes seldomer than he used, 191, apologizes in a letter to the king, for having opposed the match between the earl's brother and Sir Edward Coke's daughter, 191, 192, the king's answer to that letter, 192, on ill terms with secretary Winwood, 193 note †, earl of Buckingham exasperated against him, 194, reconciled, 196, his advice to the king about reviving the commission of suits, 195, speaks to the judges concerning commendams, 196, his great despatch of business in chancery, 199, created lord Verulam, 206 note §, desirous of being one of the commissioners to treat with the Hollanders, 210, returns thanks to the king for a favour granted him, 212, his letter to Frederick count Palatine, ib. ordered to admonish the judges for negligence, 214, his advice, with regard to currants and tobacco, followed by the king, 215, gives a charge in the star-chamber, 219, draws up rules for the star-chamber, 220, advises the king to sit in person in that court, 221, his letter to the king with his "Novum Organum," 222, thanks the king for his acceptance of that work, 223, approves of the king's judgment about the proclamation for calling a parliament, ib. notes of his speech in the star-chamber against Sir Henry Yelverton, ib. his advice to the marquis of Buckingham concerning the patents granted, 225, letter of him and the two chief justices about parliament business, 226, thanks the king for creating him viscount St. Alban, 228, his speech to the parliament, 229, his letter to the marquis of Buckingham about the proceedings of the house of commons concerning grievances, ib. his letter to the king, 230, speaks in his own defence at a conference, ib. note*, his letter to the marquis of Buckingham, when the house of commons began to accuse him of abuses in his office, 230, his concern in incorporating the apothecaries, ib. memoranda of what he intended to deliver to the king, upon his first access after his troubles, 231, 232, proceedings against him, 331, note † 332, his notes upon the case of Michael de la Pole and others, 232, his letters to count Gondomar, 233, directed to go to Gorhambury, ib. his letter to Charles prince of Wales, 234, to the king, ib. grant of pardon to him, 235, his letter to lord keeper Williams, ib. his petition intended for the house of lords, ib. his letter to lord Digby, 236, to the marquis of Buckingham, ib. memorial of a conference with the marquis, 237, his History of the Reign of King Henry VII. 238, his letter to the duke of Lenox, 239, to the marquis of Buckingham, ib. to Mr. Tobie Matthew, 241, desirous to offer his house and lands at Gorhambury to the marquis, ib. his letter to the marquis of Buckingham, ib. to the lord viscount Falkland, 243, to lord treasurer Cranfield, ib. to Thomas Meautys. Esq.

244, to Mr. Tobie Matthew, ib. to the queen of Bohe mia, ib. to the lord keeper, 245, to the marquis of Buckingham, 246, to the countess of Buckingham, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, 247, memorial of his access to the king, 247, remembrances of what he was to say to the lord treasurer Cranfield, 249, his letter to the marquis, ib. to Sir Francis Cottington, 250, he returns to Gray's Inn, ib. note ‡, his letter to the king, ib. to secretary Conway, 251, to count Gondomar, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, 252, is obliged to secretary Conway, ib. his letter to secretary Conway, ib. desirous of the provostship of Eton, ib. intends to sell Gorhambury, ib. his papers on usury, ib. his letter to count Gondomar, ib. to the earl of Bristol, 253, to Sir Francis Cottington, ib. to Mr. Matthew, ib. to the duke of Rockingham, ib. to Mr. Matthew, 254, his History of

Henry VIII. ib. his letter to the duke of Buckingh 255, to the king with his book "De Augmentis Scien arum," 256, to the prince with the same book, 3. ta Essay on Friendship, i. 281, his conference with the day ii. 256, 257, letter of advice to the duke, 258, desires t writ of summons to parliament, 259, his letter to b Francis Barnham, 260, to the duke of Buckingham,& to Richard Weston, ib. to Sir Humphrey May, 261. Sir Robert Pye, 262, to Edward, earl of Dorset, letter to Mr. Roger Palmer, ib. to the duke of Backg ham, ib. to Mons D'Effiat, 264, to king James I. 2his petition to king James I. 266, his letters to the ma quis of Buckingham, 266, 267, to Mr. Matthew, 27,9 the archbishop of York, 268, to the king on Cotter case, 164, 165, his letter to Mr. Cecil about his traves 140, letter of thanks to the earl of Essex, ib. to ale man Spencer, 141, to queen Elizabeth, being afra her displeasure, 142, to Mr. Kemp, ib. to the " of Essex, about the Huddler, ib. to Sir Robert C 144, his letter to queen Elizabeth, 145, to his brother Antony, 146, another to his brother Antony, about being solicitor, and the queen's temper of mind, ib, his letter > Sir Robert Cecil about his going abroad, if not m solicitor, 147, to Sir Thomas Egerton, desiring favors 151, to the earl of Essex on his going on the expec against Cadiz, 152, his letter to his brother Antony, 15 to Sir John Davis, 157, his eulogium on Henry prin Wales, 159, 160, his letter to lord Norris, 167, his lev ter to Sir George Villiers about Sir Robert Cotten's amination, 169, his letter to the judges about the cal of commendams, 171, his letter to the king about transportation of tallow, butter, and hides, 176, te X Maxey of Trinity College, 188, to his niece about t marriage, ib. his letter to the duke of Buckingham a Sir Henry Yelverton's case, 224, his letter to the treasurer for his favour to Mr. Higgins, 264, to > Francis Vere in favour of Mr. Ashe, ib. to Mr. Ca”feilde about sending interrogatories, 265, his frien letter to lord Montjoye, ib. See Letters. Bacon, Antony, a letter from his brother to him, ii. 14 another letter about being solicitor to queen E beth, ib.

Bacon, Sir Edmund, a letter to his uncle about the sa wormwood, ii. 182.

Baggage, the properties of it, i. 289.
Bagg's case, ii. 269.
Bagge's case, ii. 271.

Bailiffs, their office, i. 651, by whom appointed, tb. Bajazet, better read in the Alcoran, than governmen 754.

Balaam's Ass, the title of a libel against king James 164, note +.

Bankrupts, their petitions, when to be granted, i. 722 Banquet of the seven wise men, i. 324. Baptism by women or laymen condemned, i. 356, wafs merly administered but annually, ib. Barbadico, duke of Venice, joins in the Italian league, 1 7 Barbary, the plague cured there by heat and drough** 128, hotter than under the line, why, 130. Bargains of a doubtful nature, i. 290. Barley, William, sent to lady Margaret, &c. i. 763, maž his peace at last, 767.

Barnham, Sir Francis, letter to him from lord St. A

ii. 260.

Baronets, letter to king James I. from Sir Francis Racer

on that order, ii. 161, when first created, ib. note.

Barrel empty, knocked, said to give a diapason to the s

barrel full, i. 107.

Barrenness of trees, the cause and cure, i. 137.
Barrow, a promoter of the opinions of the Brownists, S
Barton, called the Holy Maid of Kent, is condemne
treason, i. 688, 766.

Basil turned into wild thyme, i. 142.
Basilisk said to kill by aspect, i. 193.
Basset, Robert, ii. 203.

Bastard, how his heirs may become lawful possess
opposition to legal issue, i. 576.
Bathing, i. 163.

Bathing the body, i. 167, would not be healthful
it were in use, ib. for the Turks good, ib

ittery, how to be punished, i. 571.

attle of Granicum, i. 323, of Arbela, 284, of Actium, 286, of Bosworth Field, 731, of Stokefield near Newark, 740, of St. Alban. 747, of Bannockburn, 750, of Cressy, Poictiers, and Agincourt, 756, of Blackheath, 775, of Newport in Flanders, 540.

ayly, Dr. Lewis, bishop of Bangor, a book of his to be examined, ii. 218 note §.

aynton or Bainham, ii. 195.

eads of several sorts commended, i. 197. eaks of birds cast, i. 168.

earing in the womb, in some creatures longer, in some shorter, i. 169.

ears, their sleeping, i. 91, 189, breed during their sleeping, 189. Bear big with young seldom seen, ib. easts, why their hairs have less lively colours than birds' feathers, i. 83, 96. Beasts do not imitate man's speech as birds do, whence, 112. Beasts communicating species with or resembling one another, 157, the compara. tive greatness of beasts and birds with regard to fishes, 183, greater than birds, whence, ib.

easts that yield the taste or virtue of the herb they feed on, i. 139, their bearing in the womb, 169. easts foreshow rain, how, i. 278.

eautiful persons, i. 296.

eauty, how improved, i. 86.

eauty and deformity, i. 296, the relation of beauty to virtue, ib. when good things appear in full beauty, 257. echer, Sir William, ii. 178, resigns his pretensions to the provostship of Eton, 152 note *. edford, duke of, i. 734. See Jasper. edford, lady, some account of her, ii. 83.

eer, how fined, i. 119, improved by burying, 128, capon beer, how made, 89, a very nourishing drink, ib.

ees humming, an unequal sound, i. 106, their age, 161, whether they sleep all winter, 168.

eggars, the ill effects from them, i. 495.

ehaviour of some men like verse, in which every syllable is measured, ii. 302, should be like the apparel, not too strait, ib.

elfast, lord, ii. 257, ib. note

ells, why they sound so long after the percussion, i. 101, ringing of them said to have chased away thunder and dissipated pestilent air, 102. See i. 115. What helps the clearness of their sound, 241. Bellum sociale," between the Romans and Latins, with the occasion of it, i. 465. lenbow, Mr. ii. 238.

benevolence, a contribution so called, made of money, plate, &c. to king James I. i. 689, occasion of, 757, 788, letters sent to the sheriffs, to bring the country into it, 690, great care taken to prevent its being looked on as a tax, or being drawn into precedent; with reasons in justification thereof, ib. Oliver St. John's complaints

against it, with his papers relating thereto condemned in several particulars, 621. Bennet, Sir John, ii. 191, 293. Bernard, St. saying of his, i. 274. Bernardi, Ph.iip, ii. 211.

Bertram, John, his case, ii. 184 note, concerning his murdering of Tyndal, 184.

Bevers, lord, admiral of the archduke, i. 773.
Bias, his precept about love and hatred, i. 315.

Bill of review, in what cases to be admitted in chancery, i. 717, of an immoderate length, is to be fined in chancery, 719, that is libellous, or slanderous, or impertinent, to be punished, ib.

Bills and beaks sometimes cast, i. 168.

Bingley, Sir John, his answer in the star-chamber, ii. 220. Bingley turns pirate, and his ship is taken in Ireland, i.


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have no instrument of urine, 158, the swiftness of their motion, ib. have no teeth, 168, among singing birds males the best, 183, birds carnivorous not eaten, 184. Birth of living creatures, how many ways it may be accelerated, i. 124.

Bishop taken armed in battle, i. 319.

Bishops, their wrong conduct often occasions controversies in the church, i. 345, ought not lightly to be spoken ill of, ib. when any were anciently excommunicated, their offence was buried in oblivion, 346, ill ones censured by the fathers, ib. err in resisting reform, 348, whether the present practice of exercising their authority alone by themselves be right, 353, how they came by this authority, 354. Government of the church by bishops commended, 353, in causes that come before them they should be assisted by the other clergy, 354, should have no deputies to judge for them, ib. the causes which they are to judge of, 355.

Bitumen, a mixture of fiery and watery substance, i. 173, mingled with lime, and put under water, will make an artificial rock, ib.

Black the best colour in plums, i, 141.

Blackheath, battle there between Henry VII. and the Cornish rebels, i. 775.

Blacks, or tawny Moors, their coloration, i. 130.
Blackstones, Sir Thomas, ii. 199.

Bladders dry, will not blow, &c. i. 124.

Blasphemy ought to be chastised by the temporal sword, i. 263, of the devil, ib.

Blear eyes infectious, i. 193.

Bleeding of the body at the approach of the murderer, i. 197.

Blister on the tongue, i. 303.

Blois, an experiment about improving milk there, i. 129.
Blood, five means of stanching it, i. 92, 93, why it sepa-
rateth when cold, 122, hath saltness, 154.
Blood draweth salt, i. 199.

Blood of the cuttle-fish, why black, i. 167, one who hath had his hands in blood, fit only for a desperate undertaking, i. 293.

Blood-stones, said to prevent bleeding at the nose, i. 198. Blossoms plucked off, makes the fruit fairer, i. 135. Blows and bruises induce swelling, the cause, i. 185. Blundell, Sir Francis, ii. 210, 222.

Blunt, the effect of what passed at his arraignment, i. 423, his confession relating to Essex's treason, 411, 428, a second confession, ib. another made at the bar, 431, his speech at his death, ib.

Blushing, how caused, i. 186, causeth redness in the ears, not in the eyes, as anger doth, ib. the cause of each, ib. Bodley, Sir Thomas, some account of him, ii. 31 note ‡. Body doctrine of the human body, i. 41.


Body brittle, strucken, i. 83. Bodies natural, most of them have an appetite of admitting other bodies into them, 47, dissolution of them by desiccation and putrefaction, 123. Bodies imperfectly mixed, 180. Bodies in nature that give no sounds, and that give sounds, 100, 101. Bodies solid are all cleaving more or less, 47, all bodies have pneumatical and tangible parts, 181. Bodies to which wine is hurtful, and to which good, 165. Bodies conserved a long time, 171, the several properties of bodies, 180. Body, natural and politic of the king, their mutual influence upon each other, 662. Bohemia, i. 532.

Bohemia, queen of, her cause recommended by Lord Bacon, ii. 259.

Boiling, no water in that state so clear as when cold, i. 158, bottom of a vessel of boiling water, not much heated, ib.

Boiling causeth grains to swell in different proportion, i. 184.

Boldness, i. 270, the child of ignorance and baseness, ib. operates better with private persons than public bodies, ib. and industry, the power of them in civil business, ib. in civil business like pronunciation in the orator, ib. ill in counsel, good in execution, ib.

Boletus, an excrescence on the roots of oaks, i. 153.
Boloign invested by Henry VII. i. 760.

Bolus Armenus, coldest of medicinal earths, i. 162.
Bones, the most sensible of cold, i. 159, why brittle in

sharp colds, ib. in what fishes none, 168, one in the heart | Building, i. 296, variety of circumstances to be consi of a stag, ib.

Bonham, his case, ii. 299, 271.

Books proper to assist students in reading the common law, much wanted, i. 669, a way proposed for supplying them, 670.

Boring a hole through a tree helpeth its fruitfulness, i. 133.
Borough, John, ii. 238 note *.

Bottles under water preserve fruit a long time, i. 152.
Boughs low, enlarge the fruit, i. 134.

Bourchier, archbishop of Canterbury, entertains Henry
VII. i. 734.

Bourchier, Sir John, one of the hostages left at Paris by Henry VII. i. 735.

Bow, Turkish, i. 162.

Bowling, good for the stone and reins, i. 301.

Bracelets worn, which comfort the spirits, i. 197, their three several operations, ib.

Brackenbury, lieutenant of the Tower, refuses to murder Edward V. and his brother, i. 763.

Brackley, viscount, created earl of Bridgewater, ii. 187 note t†.

Brain, its over-moisture obstructs the sight, i. 159, 160.
Brains of beasts that are fearful said to strengthen the
memory, 198. Brain increased in the full moon, 188.
Brass much heavier than iron, i. 241.
Brass sanative of wounds, i. 173.
Brass plates assuage swelling, i. 185.

Brass ordnance, the advantage of them, i. 240. Brass plates less resplendent than steel, ib.

Bravery stands upon comparisons, i. 303.

Bray, Sir Reginald, clamoured against, i. 773, noted to have the greatest freedom with king Henry VII. 786, his death, ib.

Breath held, helpeth hearing, why, i. 116. Bremingham, his relation of what Tyrone said to him about conquering England, i. 411.

Bresquet, jester to Francis I. i. 320.

Brewing neglected in many countries, i. 162, 163. Bribery, our author is apprehensive of being charged therewith, i. 723, his requests to the lords thereupon, 723, 724, promises a fair answer relating thereto, ii. 122, his submission, i. 726, his supplication for favour, 729. Brier, i. 145.

Brimstone, useful in melting of steel, i. 240. Bringing forth many at a birth, and but one, i. 169, the reasons assigned, ib.

Britain of the true greatness of the kingdom of Britain, i. 502.

Britany, the steps taken to re-annex it to the crown of France, i. 742.

Britten, Sir Henry, ii. 217.

Brittle bodies, why they shiver at a distance from the pressure, i. 83.

Brograve and Branthwayt recommended by lord keeper Puckering, ii. 141.

Bromley, Edward, baron of the exchequer, ii. 183 note Brooke, Robert, lord, sent at the head of 8000 men in aid of Britany, i. 747.

Brooke, Fulk Greville, lord, looks over the manuscript of lord Bacon's history of the reign of Henry VII. ii. 238. Brother, &c. of the half-blood shall not inherit to his brother, &c. but only as a child to his parents, i. 576. Broughton, Sir Thomas, a powerful man in Lancashire, i. 736, slain in the battle near Newark, fighting against Henry VII. 741.

Brown, Dr. character of him, i. 320.

Brownists, some account of their opinions, i. 383.
Bruges, i. 752, 757.

Brutus, his power with Cæsar, i. 282.

Bubbles rise swift in water from the pressure or percussion of the water, i. 85. Bubbles and white circles froth on the sea, 177. meet on the top of water, 777. Buchanan, his History of Scotland, ii. 34 note *. Buckhurst, lord, is concerned in Essex's trial, i. 419, his character from Naunton, ii, 32 note *. Buckingham, George, earl, &c. of. See Villiers. Buckingham, Mary, countess of, letter to her from lord Bacon, ii. 246, memorandums for his lordship's conference with her, 249.

in the situation of it, ib. of the Vatican and Es without a good room, 297.

Bullet, its motion, i. 101.

Bulls from the pope are forbid in England, i. 387. Burgess, Dr. is restored to preach, and made rece Sutton-Colefield, ii. 82.

Burgh English, a custom in boroughs so called, i. 577. Burghley, lord treasurer, his kind letter to Mr. B 141.

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Burleigh, lord, counsellor to queen Elizabeth, commer **. i. 377, is censured in a libel, ib. further attempts to him suspected to the queen and nation, 378, some acount of him, with remarks upon his actions, 394, much respected by queen Mary, 395, some false re tions concerning him, ib. &c. is accused of desiguing a match between his grandchild William Cecil and t lady Arabella, 396, several letters to the English Scotch lord Burleigh: for which see Letter. Burning glasses, their operations, i. 101. Burning some vegetables upon the ground enricheth i


Burnt wine, why more astringent, i. 189. Burrage-leaf, infused, represses melancholy, and remote madness, i. 84.

Burying hard and soft bodies in earth, its effects, i. 12. Busbechius, his account of a christian gagging a fos Constantinople, i. 270.

Business compared to the roads, i. 320, 321, how best ??warded, 278, directions about doing business, 300. By-laws restrained, being fraternities in evil, i. 787.


CABINET Councils, their introduction, i. 277. Cadiz taken by Robert, earl of Essex, i. 540. Cæsar (Julius) besieged in Alexandria, how he preser the wells, i. 82, wrote a collection of apophthegms, 31 married his daughter to Pompey, 321, how he appeas sedition in his army, ib. his character of Sylla, ib. rep”mands a coward, 322, attempts the title of king, $4 represses Metellus, ib. his Anti-Cato, 327. Vide 27% A saying of Seneca's about his resigning his power, 677 was a famous lawgiver, ib. a saying to him, 447. Cæsar Borgia, his perfidy, i. 322.

Cæsar, Sir Julius, ii. 202 note †, 204 note †, 219 note Cairo afflicted with plagues on the rise of the river No

i. 168.

Caius Marius, i. 324.

Cake growing on the side of a dead tree, i. 145.

Calais, possessed by the Spaniards, i. 442, restitution thereof demanded, 391.

Calaminar stone, i. 244.

Calamitas, when the corn could not rise in the straw, i. l Calcination, how performed, i. 246.

Callisthenes, in his two orations, commends and discomends the Macedonians, i. 667, Alexander's saying him thereupon, ib.

Callisthenes, his hatred of Alexander, i. 314.
Calpurnia, her dream, i. 282.

Calvert, Sir George, secretary of state, ii. 213, appointed speak with the countess of Exeter, 216, letter was from the lord chancellor, 218.

Cambridge, a letter to the university professing great respect and services due from our author, ii. 91. Camden, his annals of queen Elizabeth commended,


Candle-light, colours appearing best by it, i. 292 Candles of several mixtures, i. 127, of several wicks, laid in bran, for lasting, ib. Candles of salaman wool, 172.

Cannibals, or eaters of man's flesh, said to be the orig of the French disease, i. 85, three reasons why flesh is not to be eaten, 184.

Canon law, a design of purging it in Henry VIII's time


Cantharides, wheresoever applied, affect the bladder, i *

the flies cantharides, 166, of what substance they * bred, and their qualities, ib. operate upon urine and ** dropical water, 199.

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