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Knowd, his confession relating to Essex's treason, i. 4 412.

Knowledge, its limits and ends, i. 218, impediments Knowledge, when indigested, i. 180, discourse in prax it, 216.

KATHARINE, daughter of Edward IV. married to William Knowledge, human, general distribution of, i. 25, Courtney, earl of Devonshire, i. 787. Katharine of Spain, her marriage to prince Arthur, i. 782, made in blood, ib. fourth daughter of Ferdinando, king of Spain, i. 784.

Kelly, the alchemist, i. 320.

Kemp, Mr. Robert, a letter from Mr. Bacon to him, ii. 142.
Kendal, prior of St. John's, i. 772.

Kermes, i. 198.

Knowledge ought to be purged of two things, ii. 2.


LACEDÆMONIANS, i. 321, 322, besieged by the Athena
322, causes of their wars, 286.
Laces, i. 518.

Kernels of grapes applied to the roots of vines, make them
more early and prosperous, i. 88. Kernels put into a
squill come up earlier, 135, some fruits come up more
happily from the kernel than the graft, ib. Kernels of
apples will produce coleworts. i. 136.
Kildare, deputy of Ireland, i. 767, seized, acquitted, and Lake, lady, her submission, ii. 216.
replaced, ib.

Killigrew, Sir Robert, ii. 216.
Killigrew, Sir Henry, ii. 147.

Lake, Sir Thomas some account of him, ii. 57 secretary of state, ii. 170, 178, sworn of the coun Scotiand, 191.

Lambert Simnel, the impostor.
Lamia, the courtesan, i. 315.

See Simnel.

Lamps of sundry sorts, i. 127, burn a long time in tomb

Killing of others, the several degrees and manners of it, Land, the value of it sunk by usury, i. 291.
with the punishment due to each, i. 684.
King, a description of one, i. 207, 208.

King, an essay of one, i. 308. God doth most for kings,
and they least for him, ib. the fountain of honour, which
should not run with a waste pipe, ib. a prodigal one next
a tyrant, ib. ought to have five things under his special
care, ib. have few things to desire, and many to fear, 275,
with whom they have to deal, 276, the value they set
upon friendship, 282, should not side with factions,
302, his proper title in our laws, 654, ought to be called
natural liege sovereign, in opposition to rightful or lawful
sovereign, ib. his natural politic capacity should not be
confounded, 662, his natural person, different from those
of his subjects, ib. privileges belonging to his person and
crown, ib. offences committed against his person, how
punishable, 675. King takes to him and his heirs, and
not to his successors, 662. his natural person operates
not only on his wife, &c. but also on his subjects, ib. five
acts of parliament explained, relating to a distinction
that homage followeth the crown, rather than the person
of the king, ib. perilous consequences of this distinction,
663, precedents examined relating to the same, 664, how
often he has other dominions united by descent of blood,
ib. when he obtains a country by war, to which he hath
right by birth, he holdeth it by this latter, ib. his person
represented in three things, 675, the great heinousness
of conspiring against their lives, 694, his sovereignty to
be held sacred, 487. James I. the sum of his charge to
Sir Francis Bacon, upon delivery of the great seal to
him, 709. Enumeration of those kings whose reigns have
been most happy, 379, why they administer by their
judges, when they themselves are supreme judges, 354.
Kings are distinguished in hell, by Menippus in Lucian,
only by their louder cries, &c. 335. There are four ways
by which the death of the king is said to be compassed,
ii. 51.

Kingdoms, the foundations of them are of two sorts, i. 470. King's bench, first instituted by William the Conqueror, i. 573, its jurisdiction, ib. dealt formerly in crown matters, ib.

Kinsale taken by the English, i. 540.

Kirkham, Mr. ii. 217.

Knighthood, a new order to be erected upon the union of England and Scotland, i. 456, to be conferred with some difference and precedence upon the planting of Ireland,


Knights of the bath, i. 765.

Knight's service, in capite," first instituted, what reserva-
tions the Conqueror kept to himself in the institution of
this tenure, i. 578, tenants by this service vowed homage
and fealty to the king, ib. every heir succeeding his
ancestors, paid one year's profit of the land to the king,
ib. it is a tenure "de persona regis," ib. tenures held this
way cannot be alienated by the tenant without licence
of the king, 579, a tenant to a lord by it, why first in-
stituted, ib. a tenant to a lord by this service, is not such
of the person of the lord, but of his manor, ib.
Knights of the shire were required to be "milites gladio
cincti," i. 624.


Lands, all in England were in the hands of the Conqu except religious and church lands, and what belong the men of Kent, i. 576, left by the sea are the kinga are all holden of the crown, 577, in what cases c man is attainted, to lose them, 580, that are ent escheat to the king by treason, ib. when forfeited lord, and when to the crown, ib. not passed from ce another upon payment of money, unless there be a indented and inrolled, 584, how many ways cove 583, settle according to the intent of the parties fines, feoffments, recoveries, ib. held in "capite socage," can be devised only two parts of the wh 585, the rest descends to the heir, and for what uses the whole may be conveyed by act, executed in the time of the party, ib. entailed, are reckoned part of t third, ib. how a supply is to be made, when the berta not the full thirds, ib. the power of the testator in this ne ib. 586, no lands are charged by way of tribute, but a by way of tenure, 624, were by the common law form not devisable, 602.

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Language: the being of one language a mark of t
i. 529.

Lanthony, prior of, made chancellor of Ireland, i. 767.
Lard put to waste taketh away warts, i. 200.
Larrey, Monsieur De, his history commended, ii. 33 rete
Lassitude, why remedied by anointing, and warm wate

Lasting trees and herbs, i. 147, designation to make p
more lasting than ordinary, ib.

Late flowers and plants, i. 147.
Latimer, bishop, his way to enrich the king, i. 326.
Latimer, notes on his case, ii. 233.
Laud, Dr. his saying of hypocrites, i. 316.
Laughing, a continued expulsion of the breath, i. 14
always preceded by a conceit of something ridic
ib. whence its several effects proceed, 165.
Lawgivers much commended, i. 670, 672, were long f
kings, 654.

Laws like cobwebs, i. 327, tortured, the worst of tertar
304, of Henry VII. 748, 750, breaches of the law

ture and nations, 527, of England, second to note a i christian world, 511.

Laws, penal, Sir Stephen Proctor's project relating to t
i. 480, et seq.

Laws of England, a proposal for amending them, if
commended, 667, are made up of customs of sever.
tions, ib. are not to be altered as to the matter, so
as the manner of them, ib. the dignity of such a pertin
ance, ib. and the convenience of it, ib, the incent-e
ences of our laws, ib. what sort of them want
amending, 668, a good direction concerning any * -
that happen in the law, ib. whether the form of sta
or common law be best, ib. the advantage of good
671, ours commended as to the matter of them,
the civilians' saying, that law intends no wrong.
the use of law, which consists in three things chic
secure men's persons from death and violence, to da
the property of their goods and lands, and for the
servation of their good names from shame and

70, very much favour life, liberty, and dower, 606, 660, hat effects they have upon the king, 654, they operate foreign parts, 656, are not superinduced upon any ountry by conquest, 659, all national ones that abridge he law of nature, are to be construed strictly, 661, of ngland and Scotland are diverse and several, this is rged as an objection against the naturalization of the cots, and answered, 660, are rather "figura reipublicæ," an" forma," 463, our common laws are not in force in ¡uernsey and Jersey, ib. statute ones are not in force in eland, ib. do not alter the nature of climates, 461, the isdom of them in the distribution of benefits and proections suitable to the conditions of persons, ib. a review f our laws much recommended, 468, those of Scotland ave the same ground as of England, ib. in general, may e divided into three kinds, 452, how they are to be rdered upon the union of England and Scotland, 457, 58, are divided into criminal and civil, ib. criminal ones re divided into capital and penal, ib. were well mainained by king James, 692, the rigour of them complained f by foreigners, relating to traffic, i. 477, of nations, not o be violated by wars, 376, of God, obscurely known by he light of nature, but more fully discovered by revelaon, 338. See Case.

-suits, most frequent in times of peace, with the reaon of it, i. 545.

wyers and popes, i. 320, the study of lawyers' cases reommended, 302. Lawyers and clergymen more obseuious to their prince in employments, 794, civil lawyers hould not be discountenanced, i. 513.

id will multiply and grow, i. 175, an observation on nixing it with silver, ib. 243.

igues within the state pernicious to monarchies, i. 302. eague with the Hollanders for mutual strength, 516. ining long upon any part, why it causeth numbness, i.


aping helped by weights in the hands, i. 161.

arning, objections against it considered, i. 2-7, its discases, 9, the dignity of learning, 13, public obstacles to t, 23, 24.

arning, concerning the advancement thereof in the universities, i. 495. &c.

ases for years, how made, i. 581, they go to the execuors, ib. are forfeited by attainder, in treason, felony, ræmunire, killing himself, for flying, for standing out gainst being tried by the country, by conviction of elony, petty larceny, going beyond sea without licence, b. &c.

ases for lives, how made, i. 581, in what cases forfeitable, and to whom they are so, ib.

aves nourish not, i. 89, 136, 152, how enlarged, 137, the cause why they nourish not, 152, 153.

aves three cubits long and two broad, i. 151, plants without leaves, i. 171.

ctures for philosophy, two erected in perpetuum of two hundred pounds per annum, by our author, at the universities, ii. 135.

e, employed between Essex and Tyrone, i. 411, his confession relating to Essex's treason, 412.

e, notes on his case, ii. 232.

eet: court-leet, its institution was for three ends, i. 649, the power of this court, ib.

ets, stewards of leets and law-days, i. 572. eft side and right, senses alike strong on each side, limbs strongest on the right, i. 186, the cause of each, ib. gacy, how property may be gained thereby, i. 588, what debts must first be discharged before they are to be paid, b. may be sold to pay debts upon any deficiency, ib. Leges," how far a union in them is desirable, i. 452. eicester, i. 312, earl of, had the lease of the alienation office, 595.

eigh, Barnaby, ii. 198.

emnos of old, dedicated to Vulcan, i. 162.

enox, duke of, lord steward of the king's household, employed in the inquiry into the poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury, ii. 176, sent to the lord chancellor, 214, his letter to lord St. Alban, 239.

epanto, victory of, i. 523, put a hook into the nostrils of the Mahometans, ib.

erma, duke of, ii. 218.

Lessee, cases wherein he has discovered damages in trees being cut down, and yet no property is from thence proved to be in him, i. 616.

Letter relating to the poisoning of queen Elizabeth, &c. taken and deciphered, i. 401. Letters, an appendix of history, i. 32. Letters, when best for persons in business, i. 300. Letters of favour, so much out of the writer's reputation, 301. Letters in the reign of queen Elizabeth. To a noble lord, ii. 1, to the queen, with a new year's gift, ib. another on the same, ib. to the same, concerning a star-chamber cause, ib. to the same, with a present, 2, to the same, in excuse of his absenting from court, ib. to lord treasurer Burghley, upon determining his course of life, ib. to the same, thanking him for a promise obtained from the queen, 3, another on the same, ib. to the same, offering service, 4, to the same, in excuse of his speech in parliament against the triple subsidy, ib. to the lord keeper Puckering, concerning the solicitorship, 5. to the same, from lord Essex, upon the same subject, ib. seven more from Mr. Bacon, upon the same, 5, 6, to the lord treasurer Burghley, recommending his first suit for the solicitor's place, 7, seven to the lord keeper, 7-9, to the same from the earl of Essex, in favour of Mr. Bacon, 10, to the earl of Essex, with advice how to behave himself towards the queen, ib. to the same, upon the queen's refusal of the author's service, 12, to the same, concerning the author's marriage, ib. to Sir John Stanhope, complaining of his neglect of him, 13, three to the earl of Essex, ib. from Essex to the queen, about her usage of him, 13, 14, to Sir Robert Cecil, intimating suspicion of unfair practices, 14, to the same, expostulating upon his conduct towards the author, ib. to Foulk Grevil, complaining of the queen's neglect, 14, 15, to lord Essex, desiring he would excuse to the queen his intention of going abroad, ib. two to Sir Robert Cecil in France, ib. of advice to Essex, to take upon him the care of Irish causes, when Mr. Secretary Cecil was in France, 15, 16, of advice to Essex, upon the first treaty with Tyrone, before the earl was nominated for the charge of Ireland, 16, of advice to Essex, immediately before his going into Ireland, 17, to Essex, 18, to the same, offering his service when he was first enlarged to Essex-house, 18, 19, answer of Essex to the preceding letter of Mr. Bacon, ib. to Essex, upon his being reconciled to the queen, ib. to the same, ib. to Sir Robert Cecil, clearing himself of aspersions in the case of the earl of Essex, ib. to the lord Henry Howard, on the same subject, 20, two letters framed, the one as from Mr. Antony Bacon to the earl of Essex, the other as the earl's answer thereunto, to be shown to the queen in order to induce her to receive Essex again into favour, 20. 21, to Secretary Cecil, after the defeating of the Spanish forces in Ireland, inciting him to embrace the care of reducing that kingdom to civility, 22, considerations touching the queen's service in Ireland, 22, 23, to my lord of Canterbury, 25, to Sir Thomas Lucy, thanking him for his assistance to his kinsman, ib. to the earl of Northumberland, a few days before queen Elizabeth's death, tendering service, ib. Letters in the reign of king James, ii. 26, to Mr. Fowlys, desiring his acquaintance, ib. to the same, on the king's coming in, ib. to Sir Thomas Chaloner, then in Scotland, before the king's entrance, desiring recommendation to his majesty, ib. to the king, offering service upon his first coming, 27. to the lord Kinlosse, upon the king's entrance, desiring recommendation to him, ib. to Dr. Morison, on the same subject, 28, to Mr. Davis, gone to meet the king, on the same subject, ib. to Mr. Kempe, of the situation of affairs upon the death of the queen, ib. to the earl of Northumberland, recommending a proclamation to be made by the king at his entrance, 28, 29, to the earl of Southampton, upon the king's coming in, ib. to Mr. Matthew, signifying the proceedings of king James at his first entrance, ib. to the earl of Northumberland, giving some character of the king at his arrival, 30, to Mr. Murray, of the king's bedchamber, about knighting a gentleman, ib. to Mr. Pierce, secretary to the lord deputy of Ireland, desiring an account of the Irish affairs, ib. to the earl of Northampton, desiring him to present the " Advancement of Learning" to the king,

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ib. to Sir Thomas Bodley, upon sending his book of Advancement of Learning," ib. to the earl of Salisbury, upon the same, ib. to the lord treasurer Buckhurst, on the same subject, 32, to the lord chancellor Egerton, on the same subject, ib. to Mr. Matthew, on the same subject, ib. to Dr. Playfere, desiring him to translate the "Advancement" into Latin, ib. to the lord chancellor, touching the History of Britain," 33, to the king, touching the "History of his Times," 34, of expostulation to Sir Edward Coke, ib. to the earl of Salisbury, concerning the solicitor's place, 35, another to him suing for the solicitor's place, ib. to the lord chancellor, about the same, ib. to my lady Packington, in answer to a message by her sent, 36, to the king, touching the solicitor's place, ib. to the earl of Salisbury, upon a new year's tide, 37. to Mr. Matthew, imprisoned for religion, ib. to Mr. Matthew, with some of his writings, ib. to Sir George Carew, on sending him the treatise, "In Felicem Memoriam Elizabethæ," 37, 38, to the king, upon presenting the Discourse touching the Plantation of Ireland," 38, to the bishop of Ely, upon sending his writing, entitled," Cogitata et Visa," 39, to Sir Thomas Bodley, desiring him to return the " O Cogitata et Visa," ib. Sir Thomas Bodley's letter to Sir Francis Bacon about his "Cogitata et Visa," 39-41, to Mr. Matthew, upon sending to him a part of the "Instauratio Magna," 42, to Mr. Matthew, concerning his treatise of the felicities of queen Elizabeth, and the "Instauratio Magna," ib. to the same, with a memorial of queen Elizabeth, ib. to the same, upon sending his book, "De Sapientia Veterum," 43, to the king, asking a promise to succeed to the attorney's place, ib. another on the same subject, 44, to the prince of Wales, dedicating his "Essays" to him, ib. to the earl of Salisbury, requesting a place, ib. to the lord mayor of London, complaining of his usage of Mr. Bernard, ib. to Sir Vincent Skinner, complaining of his non-payment of some monies, 45, to Sir Henry Saville, concerning a discourse upon the intellectual powers, 45-47, to Mr. Matthew, about his writings, and the death of a friend, 47, 48, two to the king, concerning Peacham, 49, 50, to the king, concerning the lord chancellor's recovery, ib. to the king, touching Peacham, 50-52, to the king, touching my lord chancellor's amendment. &c. 53, to the king, concerning Owen's cause, &c. ib. to the king, with lord Coke's answers, concerning Peacham's case, 54, to the king, about Peacham's papers, ib. another on the same subject, 55, to the king, about his majesty's revenue, 56, to the king, with an account of Mr. St. John's trial, 57, to the king, concerning the new company, 57, 58, to Sir George Villiers, about Roper's place, ib. to the king, concerning Murray, ib. to the king, against the new company, 59, to the king, touching the chancellor's sickness, 60, to the king, relating to the chancellor's place, ib. to the king, of the chancellor's amendment, and the difference begun between the chancery and king's bench, 61, to Sir George Villiers, on the same subject, 62, to Sir George Villiers, about swearing him into the privy council, ib. to the king, concerning the præmunire in the king's bench against the chancery, 62, 63, to the king, on the breach of the new company, 64, to Sir George Villiers, soliciting to be sworn of the privy council, 65, to his majesty, about the earl of Somerset, 66, to his majesty, about the chancellor's place, ib. two to Sir George Villiers, about the earl of Somerset, 67, 68, a letter to the king, relating to Somerset's trial, with his majesty's observation upon it, 68, 69, to Sir George Villiers, about the earl of Somerset, 70, to Sir George Villiers, of Somerset's arraignment, ib. to the king, about Somerset's examination, 71, an expostulation to the lord chief justice Coke, 71-73, to Sir George Villiers, putting him in mind of a former suit, 74, to the king, about the commendams, 74-77, to Sir George Villiers, upon accepting a place in council, ib. to the same, concerning the affair of the commendams, 77, 78, two to Sir George Villiers, about restoring Dr. Burgess to preach, 82, 83, to the same, of lady Somerset's pardon, ib. to the same, recommending a gentleman to be solicitor in Ireland, ib. to the same, about Irish affairs, ib. to the king, with the preface of Sir George Villiers's patent, 84, to Sir George Villiers,

on sending his bill for viscount, 85, to the same, on ing his patent, ib. to the king, of Sir George V patent, 86, to Sir George Villiers, on sending his sealed, ib. to the same, acknowledging the king's fa ib. to the king, of the clothing business, ib. to the viscount Villiers, on the same subject, 87, to the viscount Villiers, concerning the patent for lives inns, 88, to the same, with Bertram's case, ib, te Francis Bacon, from lord Villiers, concerning Bers 89, to the lord viscount Villiers, of the improving lands and the revenues of his places, 89, 90, to the sa about duels, 90, 91, to the same, concerning the far cause, 91, 92, to the earl of Buckingham, on the auth being declared lord keeper of the great seal, S2, tem same, concerning the queen's household, ib. to the versity of Cambridge, in answer to their congratu ib. to the earl of Buckingham, of lord Brackley's p 92, 93, to the same, concerning the queen's business to Mr. Matthew, censuring some astronomers in ib. to the king, about the Spanish match, 93, 94, 16 earl of Buckingham, of his taking his place in chan en 94, the earl of Buckingham's answer, 96, to the ear Buckingham, recommending Mr. Lowder to be e the barons in Ireland, ib. to the same, dissuading match between his brother and lord Coke's daug 97, 98, to the king, on the same subject, ib. to the of Buckingham, of his brother's match, 99, a letter thanks to the earl of Buckingham, 100, to the s with the certificate touching the enrolment of ap tices, ib. four to the same, of retrenching the exp of the king's household, 101, to the king, from the k of the council, on the same subject, 102, 103, to Matthew, desiring his judgment of his writings, l the marquis of Buckingham, of different affairs, 104," marquis's answer, ib. to the king, asking his direc concerning the charge to be given the judges, before circuits, 105, to the lord chancellor, from Buckingh concerning the treatment of the papists, ib. 19 marquis of Buckingham, concerning lord Clifton's ducing the author, ib. to the same, concerning! revenue, 106, to the same, of staying two grants at seal, and of the commission of wards in Ireland, à the same, of his mother's patent, ib. to the same, staying a patent at the seal, 107, to the same, of t navy, ib. to the same, soliciting the farm of the pre of the alienations, ib. to the same, concerning the af of the Dutch merchants, who had exported immers quantities of gold and silver, 108, Buckingham's a ib. two to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning revenue, 108, 109, to the king, concerning the gold a silver thread business, 109, to the same, proposing regulate his finances, 109, 110, to the marquis of B ingham, giving him an account of several matters, 14Buckingham's answer, ib. Buckingham to the lord cellor, ib. to Sir Thomas Leigh, and Sir Thomas P eridge, in favour of a man whose house was burnt de ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the sevants, 111, two from Buckingham to the lord cha cellor, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, the "ore tenus" against the Dutch, ib. Bucking answer, 112, to the marquis of Buckingham, conc the earl of Suffolk's submission, ib. Buckingham's ans ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, of Suffolk's senter 113, to the same, of the Dutchmen's cause, ib. to same, concerning the revenue, ib. to the same, with Thomas Lake's submission, 113, 114. Bucking answer, 114, to the marquis of Buckingham, concer the Dutch cause, ib. Buckingham's answer, ib, to be marquis of Buckingham, of justice Croke's death, the same, of the revenue business, ib. to the marq Buckingham, of a remembrancer in chancery, la the king, of preparing for a parliament, 116, to th marquis of Buckingham, of the parliament busines ib. Buckingham's answer, 117, from the king to my chancellor, upon his lordship's sending to his majestr "Novum Organum," ib. to the marquis of Buckin with a draught of a proclamation for a parliamer; / Buckingham's answer, 119, to Sir Henry Wotton #2 his "Novum Organum," 120, to Mr. Matthew, b his danger less than he found it, ib. to the same, expa

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ng great acknowledgment and kindness, ib. to the same. >wning his impatient attention to do him service, ib. to he marquis of Buckingham, of summoning the prince o parliament, 121, to the same, of parliament business, b. Buckingham to the lord chancellor, approving the oroclamation for a parliament, 122, Buckingham to the ame, of the king's speech to his parliament, ib. three to he king, imploring favour, 122, 123, to the prince of Wales, returning thanks for his favours, 123, to the king, returning thanks for his liberty, 124, to the marquis of Buckingham, returning thanks for his good offices, ib. a nemorial for his majesty's service, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, soliciting him to stay at London, 125, to he king, soliciting to be restored to favour, 125, 126, Buckingham to the lord St. Alban, with his majesty's warrant for his pardon, 126, Buckingham writes three amiliar letters to the lord St. Alban, 126, 127, the lord St. Alban to Buckingham, professing great affection, and pegging a kind construction of his letters, 127, to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the staying his pardon at the seal, ib. to the king, with his "History of Henry the Seventh," ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, high admiral of England, with the "History of Henry the Seventh," ib. lord St. Alban to a Barnabite monk, about points in philosophy, 128, to the king, imploring assistance, 128, 129, to Mr. Matthew, employing him to do a good office with a great man, 130, to the lord Digby, on his going to Spain, ib. to Mr. Matthew, concerning sincere friendship, 130, 131, an expostulation to the marquis of Buckingham, 131, Buckingham to the lord St. Alban, concerning his warrant and access to the king, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, recommending Mr. Matthew, 132, to the duke of Buckingham, soliciting his favour, ib. Buckingham's answer, ib. to the duke of Buckingham, presenting the " De Augmentis Scientiarum," ib. Buckingham's answer, 133, to the duke of Buckingham, concerning his suit to his majesty for a full pardon and a translation of his honours after his death, 133, Buckingham's answer, ib. to the lord treasurer Marlborough, expostulating about his unkindness and injustice, 134, to the king, petitioning for a total remission of his sentence, ib. answer to the foregoing, by king James, 135, the lord viscount St. Alban to Dr. Williams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his writings, &c. ib. the bishops' answer, ib. to the queen of Bohemia, with a discourse on a war with Spain, 136, to the marquis de Fiat, relating to his "Essays," ib. to the earl of Arundel and Surrey, just before his death, being the last letter he ever wrote, ib.

etters patents, whether they might be given of the dignity of earldom, without delivery by the king's own hand, ii. 93, Brackley's case relating to this query, with the other nearest precedents to it, 96.

eucadians, a superstitious usage among them, i. 187. evant, concerning the trade thither, i. 477, account of our merchants' sufferings therein, ib.

ewis XI. of France, i. 199, his secrecy, 282, makes peace with Edward IV. 732, a design of his about their laws, 668, 672.

ewis XII. stamped coins of gold with a motto, upon the kingdom's being interdicted by the pope, i. 687.

ewis XII. notifies to Henry VII. his conquest of Milan, i. 783.

ewis, Mr. licence granted to him, ii. 212. Lex regia," what it was, i. 564.

ey, Sir James, lord Ley, lord treasurer, well affected to lord viscount St. Alban's interest, ii. 262.

ibel, observation on one published anno Domini 1592, i. 376, the design of the author of it, 378, would infuse groundless fears of Spain into us, 384, endeavours to stir up discontent in the nation, on account of the uncertainty of succession to the crown at that time, 385, many instances of the untruths and abuses contained therein, 393, the great impudence manifested therein, 396. ibellers, are condemned by the law of nations, i. 376. ibels, the females of sedition, and gusts of restrained liberty of speech, i. 767.

iberties, what sort proper to allow to the undertakers for the plantation of Ireland, i. 472.

icences for losses, are to be granted cautiously, i. 722.

Lie, implies a man's being brave towards God, and a coward towards men, i. 262, why the last appeal to judg ment, ib. "Tell a lie and find a truth," says the Spaniard 265, in transacting embassies, 303.

Lie, our law condemned as not having provided a sufficient punishment for those who use this word, i. 681. Francis I of France, made this word so disgraceful as it now is, 682. Solon's answer to one who asked him why he made no punishment for this word. ib. the civilians dispute whether an action of injury will lie for it, ib.

Lieger ambassadors, what, i. 515, their care and duty, ib. Life, the taking it away how to be punished in several cases, i. 676, perpetual continuance of it no way desirable, 335.

Life. by what courses prolonged, i. 117.
Light by refraction shows greater, i. 170.
Light comforteth the spirits, i. 197, especially light va-
ried, ib.
Lights over-great, offend the eyes, i. 186.
Lignum aloes, i. 188.

Lincoln, John, earl of, son of John de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, and Elizabeth, eldest sister of Edward IV. i. 739, intended for the crown by Richard III. ib. carefully watched by Henry VII. ib. sails into Flanders, ib. lands in Lancashire, 740, slain in the battle near Newark, 741. Lincostis, an herb growing in the water, i. 154. Liquefaction, its cause, i. 180.

Liquefiable, and not liquefiable, i. 180, bodies that liquefy by fire, 181, others by water, ib. some liquefy by both, ib. Liquors, infusions in them, i. 84, appetite of continuation in them, 85, 117.

Liquors, their clarification, i. 119, 120, three causes thereof, 119, preservation of liquors in wells or vaults, 128. Liquors compressed, 185, their incorporation with powders, 118.

Liturgy, to be used with reverence, i. 355, how to be composed, ib. the exceptions against ours are trifling, ib. Liver, how to cure a scirrhus of it, i. 139, how opened, 250. Lives, a branch of civil history, i. 30.

Livia, i. 321, 323, sorted well with the policy of her husband, and the dissimulation of her son, 264, poisoned her husband, 276, 705, secured her son's succession by false fames of Augustus's recovery, 309.

Living creatures that generate at certain seasons only, i. 169, others at all seasons, ib. the cause of each, ib. their several times of bearing in the womb, ib. the causes thereof, ib. the several numbers which they bring forth at a burden, ib. the causes, ib. Living creatures that will be transmuted into another species, 142. Living creatures foreshow weather, 177, 178.

Livy, his description of Cato Major, i. 293, his remark on
Antiochus and the Etolians, 303.
Loadstone, its operation by consent, i. 191.
Logic, i. 46.

London, contributed more than 9000l. to the Benevolence of Henry VII. i. 757.

Lopez, his design of poisoning queen Elizabeth, i. 399, holds a correspondence with several in Spain on that account, ib. the method of his proceeding in that affair, 399, 400, agrees to poison the queen for 50,000 crowns, 401, his contrivances to keep concealed, ib. a letter intercepted relating to his plot, ib. is discovered and convicted, ib.

Lopping trees, makes them spread and bushy, i. 133.
Lot's offer, i. 211.

Love, the Platonists' opinion of it, i. 194, procured by sudden glances and dartings of the eye, ib. without ends lasting, 315, ii. 131.

Love, who least liable to extravagant love, i. 268, its tides, ib. nuptial, friendly, and wanton love, ib. Lovel, viscount, attainted, i. 735, heads the forces against Henry VII. 736, flies into Lancashire, and sails to Flanders to the lady Margaret, ib. invades England with Irish and Dutch, 740, various accounts of his death, 741. Lovelace, Leonard, ii. 220.

Low Countries, said to have the same succession of weather every thirty-five years, i. 307.

Low Countries, their afflicted condition, i. 381, their defection from the king of Spain, 389, 391.

Low's case of tenures, i. 623, whether his tenancy was in

capite" or in "socage," ib. arguments for its being in capite," 623-626, the cases seemingly against it answered, 626, et seq.

Lowder, Mr. solicitor to the queen, made one of the barons
of the exchequer in Ireland, ii. 191, 193.
Lucciole, a fly in Italy shining like glow-worms, i. 163.
Lucky and unlucky, i. 194.

Lucretius's exclamation against religion, upon the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter, i. 263.

Lucullus entertains Pompey, i. 323, why he calls Pompey
a carrion crow, 325, his answer to Pompey, 297.
Lunacy in children, how occasioned, i. 198.
Lupins help both roots and grain, i. 156.
Lust, the impressions thereof, i. 165.

Lutes, why old ones sound better than new, i. 112. Lycurgus advised to reduce the state of Sparta to a democracy, i. 322.

Lycurgus, his laws were of long continuance, i. 671, an answer of his to one who advised him to set aside kingly government, 653.

Lydia, near Pergamus, i. 94.

Lying, in what kind of posture healthful, i. 166.

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Mahometans, who propagate religion by the sword, yet use therein no secret murders, i. 694. Maiz, i. 90.

Male birds, why the best singers, i. 183.

Male and female, the difference of them in several living creatures, i. 183, the causes thereof, ib. Male and female in plants, 151. Male piony good for the falling sickness, and incubus, 198.

Maleficiating, practised in Gascony, i. 188.

Malt, i. 154, its swelling and increase, ib. its sweetness, ib. Man, knowledge of, how divided, i. 41.

Man was created in the image of God, i. 338, judged falsely of the rules of good and evil, ib. his fall, and the ill effects thereof, ib. is compared to an Indian fig-tree, 335, is improvable in the mind, as well as body, ii. 47, how his body is improvable, in many instances, 46. Man, a plant turned upwards, i. 150. Man's flesh eaten, i. 85, breedeth the French disease, ib. causeth high imaginations, ib. 184, not in itself edible, ib. the cause, ib. how eaten by cannibals, ib. wherefore eaten by witches, ib.

Mandeville, lord, a letter to him and lord chancellor Bacon from the marquis of Buckingham, ii. 227. Mandrakes, the ill use made of them, i. 151.

Manna, i. 139, of Calabria best and most plentiful, i. 172. Manners, how far a union of them in kingdoms is to be desired, i. 452.

Manors, how at first created, i. 579, whence they had their name, ib.

Mansell, Sir Robert, committed to the Marshalsea, and brought before the council-table, ii. 161 note ‡, 162, his account brought in slowly in the king's opinion, 208,


Manslaughter, what it is, and its punishment, i. 571, our law makes a difference very justly between it and murder in malice prepense, 681.

Manuel Andradi practised the death of Antonio king of

Portugal, comes into England, and is thereupon app hended, i. 400. Manufactures, workers thereof how punishable, unless have served seven years' apprenticeship, i. 677. Manwaring, Sir Arthur, ii. 211.

Manufactures foreign, should be prohibited where the ma terials are superfluities, i. 787, our own should be couraged, 517. Manufactures of old generally wro by slaves, 286.

March, towards the end, the best discoverer of sum sickness, i. 176.

Marchers, lordships, abolished by statute of 27 H

VIII. i. 632, court of marches maintained its juris tion, ib. what meant by the word marches, ib. is as as Edward IVth's time, ib. the extent of it, ib. &c. intention of the king in the election of it, ib. the sense the word marches settled by several arguments, and authority justified, 632, 633, arguments to prove that signifies lordships marchers, ib. a confutation of th arguments, 634, different significations of marches 51 the arguments in defence of them, 633, the whole de at upon this matter summed up, 636, et seq. statute of of Henry VIII. relating to the marches explained, Marches distinguished from lordships marchers, several arguments collected together on this head, #L were unanswered, ib.

Marchio, a marquis, whence derived, i. 631. Margaret, lady, i. 736, second sister of Edward IV. dowager of Charles the Hardy, duke of Burgundy,»had the spirit of a man, and the malice of a woman raises the ghost of the second son of Edward IV. 7 reflected on by Dr. Warham, 764, not mentioned in t account of Perkin's examination, 780. Margaret, eldest daughter of Henry VII married to Jar IV. of Scotland, i. 785, her line succeeds to the cres796.

Maritime countries need not fear a surcharge of people, 463.

Markham, Gervase, Esq. his quarrel with lord Darcy, 183, note .

Marlborough, lord, made treasurer, ii. 134.
Marle, why esteemed the best compost, i. 149.
Marriage recommended, i. 210, the laws and conditions:
marriage, 211.

Marriage and single life, i. 211. Marriage despised by the
Turks, 266.

Marriage by the book, and not by the sword, i. 753, ber tween the crowns of England and Scotland, how case776.

Marriage of wards, a political reservation of William Conqueror, i. 578.

Marrow more nourishing than fat, i. 89, of two kinds, l Marshal's office, what it is, i. 650.

Marshalsea first erected, i. 671, its design, jurisdiction, an extent thereof, ib.

Mart, letters thereof, how vain and dangerous a remedy the Spanish grievances, i. 477.

Martin, Richard, Esq. his letter to Sir Francis Bacon, 179, account of him, ib. note ‡.

Martin, lady, widow of Sir Richard Martin, her cause r commended to the lord chancellor by the marquis i Buckingham, ii. 228.

Martyrdom, miraculous because it exceeds the powe human nature, i. 307.

Mary, second daughter of Henry VII. i. 789, married t Charles, prince of Castile, afterwards Charles V.99 Mary, queen, a conspiracy against her to kill her b burning-glass, i. 101.

Masques, i. 292.

Massacre in Paris, i. 263, 312.
Mathematics, i. 38.

Matrimony, what tempers best disposed for it, i. 266.
Matthew, Mr. some account of him, ii. 29.
Matthew, Dr. Tobie, archbishop of York, ii. 187, 268
Matthew, Tobie, acts the part of the squire in the e
Essex's device, ii. 148, note, letter to Sir Francis Fe
170, account of him, ib. note, letters to Sir Fre
Bacon, 147, 148, 205, 206, 211, 218, 220, he advert
his lordship of a design of the Roman catholics, 2
good friend of lord viscount St. Alban, 253, letter to

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