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Katharine, daughter of Edward IV. married to William
Katharine of Spain, her marriage to prince Arthur, i. 782,
Kelly, the alchemist, i. 320.
Kemp, Mr. Robert, a letter from Mr. Bacon to him, ii. 142.
Kermes, i. 198.
Killigrew, Sir Robert, ii. 216.
Killigrew, Sir Henry, ii. 147.
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.
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.
Lambert Simnel, the impostor.
Killing of others, the several degrees and manners of it, Land, the value of it sunk by usury, i. 291.
socage," can be devised only two parts of the whe 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 third, ib. how a supply is to be made, when the heir la not the full thirds, ib. the power of the testator in this c ib. 586, no lands are charged by way of tribute, but by way of tenure, 624, were by the common law former not devisable, 602. Language: the being of one language a mark of cer
Knowd, his confession relating to Essex's treason, i. 4. 412.
Knighthood, a new order to be erected upon the union of
difference and precedence upon the planting of Ireland,
Knowledge, human, general distribution of, i. 25, H. .“
Knowledge ought to be purged of two things, ii. 2.
Knights of the bath, i. 765.
Knight's service, "in capite," first instituted, what reserva-
LACEDEMONIANS, i. 321, 322, besieged by the Athen
Lake, Sir Thomas some account of him, ii. 57 note
Lanthony, prior of, made chancellor of Ireland, i. 767.
Lasting trees and herbs, i. 147, designation to make plan
more lasting than ordinary, ib. Late flowers and plants, i. 147.
Latimer, bishop, his way to enrich the king, i. 326.
Laws like cobwebs, i. 327, tortured, the worst of tortures 304, of Henry VII. 748, 750, breaches of the law of in ture and nations, 527, of England, second to none a christian world, 511.
Laws, penal, Sir Stephen Proctor's project relating to them
Laws of England, a proposal for amending them, i 6
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.
70, very much favour life, liberty, and dower, 606, 660, | Lessee, cases wherein he has discovered damages in trees
Letters, an appendix of history, i. 32.
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, concerning the advancement thereof in the unizersities, 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.
et: court-leet, its institution was for three ends, i. 649,
eigh, Barnaby, ii. 198.
emnos of old, dedicated to Vulcan, i. 162.
epanto, victory of, i. 523, put a hook into the nostrils of the Mahometans, ib.
erma, duke of, ii. 218.
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 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 pert sealed, ib. to the same, acknowledging the king's f 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 lies inns, 88, to the same, with Bertram's case, ib, to Francis Bacon, from lord Villiers, concerning Bes 89, to the lord viscount Villiers, of the improving lands and the revenues of his places, 89, 90, to the s about duels, 90, 91, to the same, concerning the far cause, 91, 92, to the earl of Buckingham, on the autis being declared lord keeper of the great seal, 92, to same, concerning the queen's household, ib. to the versity of Cambridge, in answer to their congratula ib. to the earl of Buckingham, of lord Brackley's p 92, 93, to the same, concerning the queen's business, S to Mr. Matthew, censuring some astronomers in ib. to the king, about the Spanish match, 93, 94, to earl of Buckingham, of his taking his place in char 94, the earl of Buckingham's answer, 96, to the ear Buckingham, recommending Mr. Lowder to be o the barons in Ireland, ib. to the same, dissuading match between his brother and lord Coke's daugh 97, 98, to the king, on the same subject, ib. to the of Buckingham, of his brother's match, 99, a letterthanks to the earl of Buckingham, 100, to the s with the certificate touching the enrolment of app. tices, ib. four to the same, of retrenching the expe of the king's household, 101, to the king, from the of the council, on the same subject, 102, 103, to Matthew, desiring his judgment of his writings, 10. the marquis of Buckingham, of different affairs, 104, marquis's answer, ib. to the king, asking his directis concerning the charge to be given the judges, befere circuits, 105, to the lord chancellor, from Buckingh.... concerning the treatment of the papists, ib. to marquis of Buckingham, concerning lord Clifton's t ducing the author, ib. to the same, concerning revenue, 106, to the same, of staying two grants ali seal, and of the commission of wards in Ireland, the same, of his mother's patent, ib. to the sam staying a patent at the seal, 107, to the same, of 12: navy, ib. to the same, soliciting the farm of the pres 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 ans ib. two to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning revenue, 108, 109, to the king, concerning the gold 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, Buckingham's answer, ib. Buckingham to the lord c cellor, ib. to Sir Thomas Leigh, and Sir Thomas P eridge, in favour of a man whose house was burnt defe ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the par sevants, 111, two from Buckingham to the lord cha cellor, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, concern the "ore tenus" against the Dutch, ib. Buckings answer, 112, to the marquis of Buckingham, concer the earl of Suffolk's submission, ib. Buckingham's as ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, of Sufloik's sentenc 113, to the same, of the Dutchmen's cause, ib. to the same, concerning the revenue, ib. to the same, wit Thomas Lake's submission, 113, 114. Bucking answer, 114, to the marquis of Buckingham, concer the Dutch cause, ib. Buckingham's answer, ib, to the marquis of Buckingham, of justice Croke's death, the same, of the revenue business, ib. to the marges Buckingham, of a remembrancer in chancery, 115 the king, of preparing for a parliament, liên, ta th marquis of Buckingham, of the parliament business ib. Buckingham's answer, 117, from the king to my chancellor, upon his lordship's sending to his majesty Novum Organum,” ib. to the marquis of Bucking with a draught of a proclamation for a parliament, 1 Buckingham's answer, 119, to Sir Henry Wotton, w his "Novum Organum," 120, to Mr. Matthew, be his danger less than he found it, ib. to the same, expr
ng great acknowledgment and kindness, ib. to the same. owning 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 [ɔroclamation 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 memorial 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 Familiar 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 mar quis 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.
Liturgy, to be used with reverence, i. 355, how to be com-
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.
Betters 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.
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.
Lie, implies a man's being brave towards God, and a coward towards men, i. 262, why the last appeal to judgment, ib. "Tell a lie and find a truth," says the Spaniard 265, in transacting embassies, 303.
ewis, Mr. licence granted to him, ii. 212.
ey, Sir James, lord Ley, lord treasurer, well affected to
iberties, what sort proper to allow to the undertakers for
icences for losses, are to be granted cautiously, i. 722.
Lie, our law condemned as not having provided a sufficient
Life. by what courses prolonged, i. 117.
Lights over-great, offend the eyes, i. 186.
Lincoln, John, earl of, son of John de la Pole, duke of
Livy, his description of Cato Major, i. 293, his remark on
Loadstone, its operation by consent, i. 191.
London, contributed more than 9000l. to the Benevolence
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.
"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
Lucretius's exclamation against religion, upon the sacrifice of Agamemnon's daughter, i. 263.
Lucullus entertains Pompey, i. 323, why he calls Pompey
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.
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 Andra practised the death of Antonio king of
Portugal, comes into England, and is thereupon apps hended, i. 400.
Manufactures, workers thereof how punishable, unless the have served seven years' apprenticeship, i. 677. Manwaring, Sir Arthur, ii. 211. Manufactures foreign, should be prohibited where the terials are superfluities, i. 787, our own should be ecouraged, 517. Manufactures of old generally wrong" by slaves, 286. March, towards the end, the best discoverer of sun sickness, i. 176.
Marchers, lordships, abolished by statute of 27 Hear VIII. i. 632, court of marches maintained its juristi tion, ib. what meant by the word marches, ib. is as as Edward IVth's time, ib. the extent of it, ib. &c. th 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 the arguments in defence of them, 633, the whole de a upon this matter summed up, 636, et seq. statute of $ of Henry VIII. relating to the marches explained, 6Marches distinguished from lordships marchers, 65) several arguments collected together on this head, wid were unanswered, ib. Marchio, a marquis, whence derived, i. 631. Margaret, lady, i. 736, second sister of Edward IV. a dowager of Charles the Hardy, duke of Burgundy, Al had the spirit of a man, and the malice of a woman, raises the ghost of the second son of Edward IV. 76. reflected on by Dr. Warham, 764, not mentioned in the account of Perkin's examination, 780. Margaret, eldest daughter of Henry VII. married to Jame IV. of Scotland, i. 785, her line succeeds to the cros 796. 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.
Marriage and single life, i. 211. Marriage despised by the Turks, 266.
Marriage by the book, and not by the sword, i. 753, be tween the crowns of England and Scotland, how cause 776.
Marriage of wards, a political reservation of William the Conqueror, i. 578.
Marrow more nourishing than fat, i. 89, of two kinds, ite. Marshal's office, what it is, i. 650.
Marshalsea first erected, i. 671, its design, jurisdiction, 17extent thereof, ib.
Mart, letters thereof, how vain and dangerous a remedy
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 ear Essex's device, ii. 148, note, letter to Sir Francis Bac 170, account of him, ib. note, letters to Sir Fram» Bacon, 147, 148, 205, 206, 211, 218, 220, he advert his lordship of a design of the Roman catholies, 2 good friend of lord viscount St. Alban, 253, letter to B