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Plantations, i. 288, how to be regulated with regard to speedy profit, and the people with whom you plant, 289, with regard to soil, minerals, and produce, ib. how the government, customs, and buildings are to be directed, ib. when to be planted with women, ib. Plantations at home with regard to orchards, gardens, hop-yards, woods, &c. 517, a further regulation of foreign ones, ib. fixing of them should proceed rather from the king's leave than command, 518. See Ireland. Plantianus, i. 282.

Plane-tree, irrigation of with wine, i. 152. Plants, why of greater age than living creatures, i. 91, dignity of plants, 131, acceleration of their germination, ib. et seq. the melioration of them divers ways, 133, et seq. cause why some die in winter, 135, sympathy and antipathy of plants, 137, et seq. utterly mistaken, ib. Plants drawing the same juices out of the earth thrive not together, 138, drawers of much nourishment hurt their neighbour plants. ib. drawing several juices thrive well together, ib. several instances of each, ib. designations for further trials hereof, ib. trial in herbs poisonous and purgative, ib. Plants that die placed together, ib. trial whether plants will attract water at some distance, 139, how rendered medicinable, ib. curiosities touching plants, 140, et seq. Plants will degenerate, 142. 143, the several causes thereof, ib. transmutation of plants, 142, six designations thereof, 143, their several excrescences, 143, et seq. prickles of trees, 145. Plants growing without seed, 146, growing out of stone, ib. Plants foreign, ib. removed out of hot countries, will keep their seasons, ib. set in the summer season will prosper in colder countries, ib. seasons of several plants, 146, 147. Plants bearing blossoms, and young fruits, and ripe fruits together, 147. Plants with joints and knuckles in the stalks, 148, the causes thereof, ib. differences of plants, ib. some putting forth blossoms before leaves, ib. others, leaves before blossoms, ib. the cause of each, ib. Plants green all winter, ib. the cause, ib. Plants not supporting themselves, 149, the cause of their slenderness, ib. Plants and inanimate bodies differ in four things, 150. Plants and metals in three, ib. Plants and mouldiness, or putrefactions, wherein they differ, ib. Plants and living creatures, their differences, ib. male and female in plants, 151. Plants whereof garments are made, ib. Plants sleeping. ib. Plants with bearded roots, ib. Plants esculer.t, 152, parts in plants that are nourishing, ib. seeds in plants more strong than either leaf or root, the cause, 152, 153, in some not, 153. Plants with milk in them, ib. Plants with red juice, 154, few plants have a salt taste, ib. Plants with curled leaves, ib. Plants may be translated into other regions, 155, yet they like some soils more than others, ib. several instances thereof, ib. Plants without leaves, 171, singularities in several plants, 157. Plates of metal assuage swelling, i. 185.

Plato, i. 321, taxes Diogenes's pride, 323, his comparing Socrates to the apothecaries' drugs, 324, his ridicule of Prodicus, 281.

Plato, his notion that all knowledge was but remembrance, i. 306.

Plea, what is properly the matter of one, i. 720.
Pleadings, seasons for their being published, i. 615.
Pleasure of the eye and ears, the effect of equality and
good proportion, i. 99.

Pleasure and displeasure of the senses, i. 161.
Plenty in England remarkable in queen Elizabeth's time,
i. 380.

Plessis, Monsieur du, his book against the papal authority commended, ii. 38 note 1.

Pliny's mixtures of metals almost forgotten, i. 241, his ac-
count of the Roman mirror, commonly looking-glass, 243.
Plot: the powder-plot taken notice of, i. 687.
Plough followed, healthful, i. 193.

Plowden, Edmund, ii. 180 note *.

Plumage, i. 158.

Plumosity in birds, its cause, i. 158.

Plums, of what colour the best, i. 141, the drier the better sort, ib. Pluralities, in what cases allowable, and in what not so, i. 358, some remedies proposed to this abuse, 359.

Plutarch did not write the discourse" De Primo Frigt i. 93, his account of Augustus's visiting Alexande sepulchre, i. 171, several observations of his, 39 fame and superstition, 274, what he saith of Timolec fortune, 259, 294.

Pluto, i. 290.

Pneumaticals in bodies, i. 126, 181.

Poesy, i. 27, how divided, 32. Poets, the best writers next to the prose, i. 322. Poisoning of air, i. 192. Poisoning, the particular heinousness of this sin set fort i. 705, no example of this sin is to be found in Scriptu 696, is made high treason, ib. the great difficulty getting clear proofs in cases thereof, as is show examples, 705, &c. the monstrous impiety of this s 398, a design to poison queen Elizabeth is discovere 401.

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Pont Charenton, the echo there, i. 114.

Poor, concerning the ways of relieving them, i. 495. Pope, that he has power of deposing and murder. kings, is a dangerous doctrine, i. 687, the ill effects this doctrine shown in many instances, ib. the i respect some princes have shown to the pope, ib. Suarez: doctrine concerning his power over kings, 687, 688 Popes, what expected from them when they affect the t of "Padre commune," i. 302. Popham, speaker of the house of commons, and afterwa chief justice, i. 325.

Popularity, how far to be avoided by judges, i. 713.
Poreblind men, why they see best near hand, i. 185, 18h
Porter, Endymion, i. 304.
Portugal, its afflicted condition, i. 381.
Postea, what it is, i. 575.

Post-nati, of Scotland, their case argued, i. 652, &c. ** state of the question concerning them explained, 62 their case and that of the ante-nati different, 655, ms be either alien or natural born, ib. confutation of " objections against them, as drawn from statutes, & 656, or from book cases, 657, more arguments in ce of their being by law natural subjects of England, 6 a query whether they are natural-born subjects, #× though they are naturalized ipso jure, yet it is pre they should be so likewise by act of parliament, 463 Posture of the body, i. 166, to be altered every ha! t


Potatoe roots, i. 90, potted, grow larger, 135. Poverty of the learned, i. 6.

Poulet, John, Esq. ii. 166.

Poultis for the gout, and for other things, i. 91, 253. Powder and ammunition of all sorts we have at her i. 516.

Powder in shot, i. 83.

Powder, white, without noise, seems impossible, i. 101. Powders and liquors, their incorporation, i. 118. Powder-treason surpasses all the barbarities of the br thens, ii. 263.

Power a

Power sought by the loss of liberty, i. 268. lute and cannot conclude itself, 769. Poynings, Sir Edward, sent with a navy in aid of Flane i. 758. takes Sluice and Bruges, ib. sent to tre duke Philip to dismiss Perkin, 764, sent to Ireland a martial commission above the deputy, the eari A dare, 767, his famous law, 767, 463.

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æmunire, cases thereof, i. 645, the proceedings, trial, | Prolonging life, i. 89, what state of life conduceth most to punishment, &c. therein, ib.

ætors of Rome, great affinity between their office and our chancellor's, i. 709.

aise, the reflection of virtue, i. 303. Praise in excess raises envy, contradiction, &c. ib.

ayer of the clergy, benefit thereof in cases of felony, i. 580, the book of Common Prayer how to be respected, 674, is compared with preaching, 355, a set thereof commended, ib. of what it ought to consist, ib. of lord Bacon's, 339, for a student, 341, for an author, ib. one made by Bacon when chancellor, 340.

eachers, unfit ones not to be allowed, i. 357, if wanting, what remedies must be sought for, 357, not sufficient for every parish, 359, stipends allotted for some in Lancashire, ib.

recedents, instances of the great reverence paid to them, i. 640.

recious stones comfort the spirits, i. 197.

recipitation of metals, what, i. 246.

relates, when dangerous, i. 276.

reparation of saffron, i. 250, of garlic, ib. of damask roses for smell, ib.

erogative of the king in parliaments, i. 646, in matters of
war and peace, ib. in matters of money, ib. in trade and
traffic, ib. in his subjects' persons, ib. of the king and
law, not to be considered separately, 715, of the king,
incommunicable, 647, &c. what persons they ought to
be who have this power committed to them, 647, such
authority delegated is derogatory to the king, ib. and
also very dangerous, 648. See Magistrate.
ρεσβύτερος, is always distinguished from ἱερεὺς, i. 356.
resence, the advantage of a good one, i. 319.
reservation of bodies from corruption, i. 98.


tion of fruits in syrups, 152, also in powders, ib. when to gather fruits for preservation, ib. also in bottles in a well, ib. Preserving grapes long, ib. another way thereof, 155. reservation is the chief law of nature, i. 441.

ressure, what motion it causes in bodies, i. 83. retext never wanting to power, i. 746.

retorian courts, i. 533.

rickles of trees, shrubs, and animals, i. 199. riest, christian, i. 205.

riest, the word to be changed to minister in our liturgy, i. 356.

'rinces leaning to party, like a boat overset by uneven
weight on one side, i. 271, advice to them, 273, resemble
the heavenly bodies, 277.

'rinces cannot perpetuate their memory better than by
making good laws, as is shown by comparison with their
other works, and by examples, i. 670, 671, should take
care to preserve each other's life and reputation, even in
times of hostility, 376.
'rincipiation of metals, i. 244, whether any such thing or
no, ib. none such as sal, sulphur, and mercury, ib.
Privileged officers, an interruption to justice as much as
privileged places, i. 787. Privileges of members of par-
liament, when burthensome, 513.

Privy counsellor's duty, i. 514. Privy council how to be chosen, ib.

Privy counsellor, conspiring against his life how to be punished, i. 675.

Probus, did himself hurt by a speech, i. 273.
Procession, a pleasant observation upon one, i. 330.
Proclamation of king James before the book of Common
Prayer, i. 511.
Proclamation drawn for his first coming in, i. 443, touch-
ing his style, 445.

Proclamation for a parliament, a draught of one, ii. 118.
Procreations by copulation and by putrefaction, i. 189,

the cause of each, ib.

Profanations, how to be punished, i. 674.
Prognostics for plenty or scarcity, i. 157, of pestilential
years, 159, 166, 176, 177, and cold and long winters, 177,
by birds, 178, of a hot and dry summer, 177, by the birds
also, ib. of winds, 178, of great tempests, 177, of rain,
178, from living creatures, ib. from water-fowls and
land-fowls, from fishes, ib. from beasts, ib. from herbs, ib.
from aches in men's bodies, ib. from worms and vermin,
ib. from the sweating of solid bodies, ib.

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its prolongation, 117, precepts for the prolongation of life, 252.

Prometheus, an emblem of human nature, i. 264, 273. Promises of God, concerning the redemption of man, manifested many ways, i. 338.

Property in lands, how gained, i. 576, by entry how gained,
ib. by descent how gained, ib. by escheat how gained,
577, by conveyance how gained, 583, several ways of
gaining it in goods and chattels, 586, three arguments of
property, 618.

Prophecies, exclusive of revelation and heathen oracles,
i. 290, whence they derive their credit, 291.
Prophecies, spreaders thereof how to be punished, i. 675.
Prophesying, what it was, i. 357, much commended, ib.
Proprieties, secret, i. 96, 97, 201.

Proserpina, her fable, i. 97.

Prosperity, temperance its proper virtue, i. 264.
Protagoras, i. 194.

Prothonotary, his office, i. 650.

Proud persons, how they bear misfortunes, i. 259.
Prudence, doctrine of, 290.

Psalm 1st, translated, i. 603, the 12th, ib. the 90th, 361,

the 104th, ib. the 126th, 362, the 137th, ib. the 149th; 363. Public good always most regarded by nature, i. 449, 450. Puckering, Sir John, lord keeper of the great seal, letter to him from Mr. Francis Bacon, ii. 141. Puebla, Dr. ambassador lieger from Spain, i. 788. Pugna per provocationem, what it was, i. 681, instances thereof, ib.

Pupils, the prætorian power over them, i. 485.
Purchasers, very much favoured by our laws. i. 606.
Purging medicines having their virtue in a fine spirit, en-
dure not boiling, i. 84, their unpleasant taste how reme-
died, ib. several ways of the operations of purging medi-
cines, 88, proceed from the quantity or quality of the
medicines, ib. they work upon the humours, ib. medicines
that purge by stool, and that purge by urine, 89, their
several causes, ib. work in these ways as they are given
in quantity, ib. what weather best for purging, 92, pre-
parations before purging, ib. want of preparative, what
hurt it doth, both in purging and after purging, ib.
Puritans, ii. 258.

Pursevants, their business how to be managed, ii. 111. Purveyance justly due to the crown, i. 520, and yet frequently abused, ib.

Purveyors, a speech concerning their abuses, i. 447, complaints about them, ib. their abuses enumerated, 448, instances of their frequent breaches of the law, ib. Putrefaction, its inception hath in it a maturation, i. 120. Putrefaction, the acceleration of it, 122, the cause of putrefaction, ib. Putrefaction, whence, ib. ten means of inducing putrefaction, ib. 123, prohibiting putrefaction, 123, 171, ten means of prohibiting it, 123, 124, inceptions of putrefaction, 125, 153, putrefactions for the most part smell ill, whence, 179. Putrefaction hath affinity with plants, 150. Putrefaction, from what causes it cometh, 179, 180. Putrefaction, the subtilest of all motions, 159. Putrefaction induced by the moonbeams, 88, doth not rise to its height at once, 176. Putrefactions of living creatures have caused plagues, 192. Putrified bodies most odious to a creature of the same kind, i. 199.

Pye, Sir Robert, letter to him from lord viscount St.
Alban, ii. 262.

Pyrrhus had his teeth undivided, i. 168, his ambition, 315. Pythagoras, his philosophy full of superstition, i. 190, visited Hiero, 325, his parable, 282.


QUARRIES that grow hard, i. 182.
Quarter sessions to be held by justices, i. 573.
Questions touching minerals, i. 242, unexpected surprise,
279, the use and advantage of asking questions, 288.
Questions about the lawfulness of a war for the propa-
gating of religion, 529.

Quicksilver heated and pent in, hath the same force with
gunpowder, i. 87, the coldest of metals, because the
fullest of spirits, 93, will not bear the fire, 122.

Quicksilver will conserve bodies, and harden them, i. 175.
Quicksilver fixed to the hardness of lead, i. 182, 241, how
gilders guard against the ill effects of it, 192, a preserva-
tive against the plague, 198.
Quintius, his saying touching the state of Peloponnesus,
i. 466.

Quintus Pius, the victory of Lepanto owing to him, i. 199.

RABBINS, i. 295.

Rabelais, i. 313.


Remitter, what the law means thereby, i. 557, several cass
of it explained, ib.

Rents, case thereof considered, i. 610, concerning the er
cution of them, ib.
Re-ordination of priests maintained by some, i. 347.

Racking of wine or beer, i. 119.

Rain in Egypt scarce, i. 170, the cause thereof, ib. several Repletion hindereth generation, i. 133, and stature, 149 prognostics of rain, 178. Reproofs from authority should not be taunting, i. 200 Resemblances between the species of plants, i. 157, likewise among animals, ib.

Respiration of the world, what, according to Apollonius,

Rainbow, the sweetness of its odour, i. 178.
Raleigh, Sir Walter, a design to murder him by Sir
Christopher Blunt, i. 416, compared the ladies of the
queen's bed-chamber to witches, which have power to
do hurt, but no good, 313, retort upon, 316, resentment
against him by the Spanish ambassador, ii. 206, letter
from the lord chancellor to the king, concerning the
manner of proceeding against him, 207, declaration of
his demeanour and carriage, 208.
Rams' skins good to be applied to wounds, i. 158.
Ramsay, David, ii. 221.

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Refining of metals insufficient, i. 182, how to multiply the
heat, or open the body in refining, i. 244.
Reflexion of sounds, i. 113, not to be guided like the re-
flexion of species visible, ib.

Reformation of religion under queen Elizabeth, i. 381, the
benefits thereof, ib.

Refraction causeth the species visible to appear bigger, i.
170, other observations about refractions, ib.
Registers in chancery, their office, and orders relating to
it, i. 718.

Relief, a sum of 51. so called, to be paid by every tenant by
knight's service to his lord, i. 579, of tenant in socage,
what, ib.

Remainder and reversion, the difference between them.
582, the former cannot be limited upon an estate in f
simple, ib. its significancy in the statute of uses, 609, NL
Remains, medical, i. 250.
Remembrancer of the lord treasurer in the exchequeri

Religion, unity in it, i. 262, the chief band of society, ib.
Lucretius's exclamation against it, 263, the best reason
of state, 308, of our church commended, 510.
Religion, how careful king James was of it, i. 713, the care
of it recommended to the judges of the circuits, ib. our
author disapproves of the exercise of divers religions,
382, every man's conscience should be let alone in the
quiet belief of his own, ib. concerning the disputes about
it in England, ib. two rules of proceeding with men in
religious matters, where conscience is pleaded, 387, con-
cerning the propagation thereof, 496, not to be scoffed
at, 344. Religious sects, 307.

Remembrancer in chancery, a proper officer recommend ii. 115.

Rest causeth putrefaction, i. 123.
Restitutions of metals and minerals, ii. 246.
Retardation of germination, i. 132.

Revelation of God's will by the Scriptures, i. 338, ber
made before them, 339.

Revenge, wild justice, and ought to be weeded, i. 264, XC
Revenge, i. 264, puts the law out of office, ib. can e
take place where there is no law to remedy, ib. pr^^
revenges most fortunate, ib. mischiefs of allowing pris
revenge, 679.
Revenue of the king, how to be managed and advanced,
715, ii. 113.

Revenues, sundry sorts of royal revenues, i. 588, of the
crown ought to be preserved, 520.
Reverence of one's self, a bridle of vice, i. 211.
Reversions cannot be granted by word, i. 582. See A
turnment, Reverter.

Reverter, its meaning stated in the statute of uses. i 608
Review, bill of, in what cases to be admitted, or not, i. 7€
Revocation of uses, Sir John Stanhope's case relating

thereto discussed, i, 627.

Rheums, how caused, i. 88, preservative against, 250
Rhubarb contains parts of contrary operations, i. 84.

Rhubarb infused for a short time best, 84, repeated, may
be as strong as scammony, ib. a benedict mediciae,
caution in the taking thereof, 88, its virtue, ib.
Rice, a nourishing meat, i. 90, the general food in
Turkey, ib.

Richard II. his deposition, i. 312.

Richard III. tyrant in title and regiment, i. 732, slain
Bosworth-field, ib. slew with his own hands Henry VI
ib. and his two nephews, ib. thought to poison his wi
ib. attainted after his death, 735.
Richardson excuses himself from being speaker, i. 499.
Riches, wherein they resemble muck, i. 321.
Riches, the baggage of virtue. i. 289, have sold more me

than they have bought out, ib. unjust means of acquiring
them, 290, little riches more hard to be got than great.

Riding, good for the head, i. 301.

Right side and left, senses alike strong on both sides, lim strongest on the right, i. 186, the cause of each, s. Rights are of two sorts, i. 598, according to the civilians

of three sorts, 599, when two meet in one person there
is no confusion of them, but they remain in law distinct,
658, how this last rule is limited, ib.
Riots and violent assaults how to be punished, i. 676.
Rivers, the advantage of making them navigable, i. 517.
Robberies disguised, instances thereof, and how they are
to be punished, i. 676.

Rocks, springs chiefly generated there, i. 86.
Roman laws were collected by the decemvirs from the
Grecian ones, i. 668.

Romans, how they esteemed a goose's liver, i. 89, the
style in war and peace, 321, beat Philip of Macedon
open to receive strangers into their bosom, 285, ma
wars for the liberty of Greece, 286, 528.
Rome, heathen, grew great by its reverence of the gods

i. 274.

Rome, Virgil's prediction concerning the mixture of Tro and Italians therein, i. 451, its union with the Sas

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5. free in its naturalizations, ib. causes of its growth, ib. | 'steemed a valiant nation, 681, duels not used amongst hem, ib. the emperors thereof used in their titles the dditions of nations they had conquered, 447.

nulus, his legacy to the Romans, i. 286. oms built for health,


bs, William lord, ii. 170, 177.

s, lady, personates Luke Hutton, ii. 218.

ts, advantages of digging and loosening the earth about nem, i. 132, 133.

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ten apples putrify sound ones, i. 122. solana, the destruction of Sultan Mustapha, i. 276. bbing. See Friction. e improved, i. 138. Rue helpeth the fig-tree, ib. des of law, an account of our author's method and nanner in digesting them, i. 546.

ssian monks, their prodigious patience, i. 293. st of metals, i. 122, 245.

ilors, their device to get fresh water, from exposing Fleeces of wool, i. 94.

tland, his examination in relation to Essex's treason, 429.

tland, Frances, countess of, ii. 187 note §.


BELLIAN heresy, the occasion of its rise, i. 346.

kville, Sir Edward, named to be chairman of the comnittee of the house of commons, for inquiring into he abuses of the courts of justice, ii. 331 note +, tealous for lord viscount St. Alban, 238, 242, 244, his etter to lord St. Alban, 245.

cred, why attributed to kings, and never to senates, &c.


John, Mr. charge against him, i. 689, he slanders and buses the king, lords, parliament, &c. of England, in some papers, 691.

John, Sir Oliver, lord deputy of Ireland, ii. 186 note , note 204 §.

lamander, the causes why it endureth the fire, if true, *. 184.

#lamander's wool, i. 172.

le, a property gained thereby when dishonest, i. 586, how it may bar the right of the owner, ib. what markets must be made in, ib.

Igazus, a sea-plant, i. 154.

lique law, several remarks on it, i. 312.
lisbury, Robert earl of, his character, ii. 158.
It, a good compost, i. 131, 135, 149. Saltpetre, how to
hasten the breeding of it, 149. Salt in plants, 154.
Salt hath a sympathy with blood, 199, it is a healer, ib.
it riseth not in distillations, 187.
alt-water, how freshened, or the salt imbibed, i. 187.
Salt water passed through earth becomes fresh, 82, four
differences between the passing it in vessels and in pits,
ib. Salt-water good to water some herbs, 157. Salt-
water boiled becometh more potable, 187. Salt-water
Sooner dissolving salt than fresh water, the cause, ib.
Salt-water shineth in the dashing, 124. Salt in its
several disguises a composition of mercury and sulphur,



anctuaries qualified by the pope at the interposition of Henry VII. i. 742.


and for making glass near Mount Carmel, i. 172. and turning minerals into a glassy substance, i. 172. andys, lord, his confession relating to Essex's treason, i. 430.

Sap assisted by leaving top-boughs in polling, i. 135. Sap of trees, 155, the differing nature thereof in several trees, ib.

"Sapientia Veterum" quoted, i. 97. Satiety, or cloying in meats, i. 118. Savage, Sir John, slain riding about the walls of Boloign, i. 760.

anguis Draconis, the tree that bears it, i. 154. anquhar, a speech at his arraignment for having procured one to murder Turner out of revenge, i. 677.

Savages, how treated, i. 289.

Saville, Sir Henry, some account of him, ii. 45 note ‡, his judgment of poets, i. 322.

Savoy, the state thereof considered, i. 382.

Saxony, duke of, how he surprises Dam in favour of Maximilian, i. 758, takes Sluice, ib.

Scales growing to the teeth as hard as the teeth, i. 96, of
fishes that resemble rotten wood in their shining, 124.
Scaliger, i. 160.
Scarlet-dye, i. 188.

Snism more scandalous than corruption of manners, i. 332, how to be punished, 674.

Schoolmen compared to the fictions of astronomy, i. 274, 320, useful, 301.

Schools of learning to be cherished, i. 511.

Scipio Africanus, his declension, i. 296.

Scire facias, a writ, in what cases not to be awarded, i. 721. Scissile and not scissile, i. 182.

Scoffing at holy matters, one cause of atheism, i. 274. Scotland, account of the parliament held there in 1616, ii. 189.

Scribonianus, his conspiracy against Claudius, i. 326. Scriptures are from God and contain his will, i. 339, are not to be altered, ib.

Scots, a commendation of their virtues, &c. i. 464, ought to be esteemed denizens of England, 455, are infested by the Guises, and relieved by queen Elizabeth, 390. Sea clearer, the north wind blowing than the south, i. 158. Sea by the bubbles foreshows wind, 177. Sea-water looketh black moved, white resting, 186, the cause, ib. Seas shallow and narrow break more than deep and large, 187.

Sea-fish put into fresh waters, i. 162.
Sea-fights, of what consequence, i. 286.

Sea-hare, coming near the body, hurteth the lungs, i. 199.
Sea-plants, i. 146, why sea-sand produces no plants, ib.
Sea-sand a good compost, i. 149. Sea-sands produce no
plants, 146.

Seal great seal of England and Scotland to be one after the union, i. 456.

Search, in what cases the constable has power to do so, i. 649, 650.

Seasons of plants, i. 146, 147.

Seasons of the year, observations on them by Hippocrates,

i. 128.

Seats, of houses, i. 177, 296, of justice, set to sale, oppression, 308.

Sebastian, king of Portugal, his expedition into Africa, i. 523. Secrecy, the virtue of a confessor, i. 265, what necessary to it, ib. the great importance of it to princes, 277. Secret properties, i. 201. Sectaries, their tenets inconsistent with monarchy, i. 510, not to have countenance or connivance, ib. Secundine or caul, i. 166.

Seditions, i. 271. Seditions and tumults are brother and sister, ih. the prognostics, materials, causes, and remedies of them, 272, et seq.

See of Rome attempts to alienate the hearts of people from the king, 675.

Seeds steeped in several liquors hasten their growth, i. 131. Seeds in plants more strong than either leaf or root, 152, 153, the cause, ib. in some not, ib. Seeds how to be chosen, 142, 157, plants growing without seed, 146. Seeds very old, make the plant degenerate, 142. Seipsum defendendo an act done, why not always justifiable, i. 555, the punishment for killing a man in that act, 571.

Seizure, lessee is shown to have no property in timber-trees from thence, i. 619.

Sejanus, his intimacy with Tiberius, i. 282, the device to pull him down, 292.

Selden, John, his letter to lord St. Alban, ii. 240.

Seminaries, when they blossomed in their missions into
England, i. 536.

Sena loseth its windiness by decoction, i. 85, purges melan-
choly, 88.

Seneca's style, mortar without lime, i. 326, his sentiment of despising death, 262, says the good things of adversity are to be admired, 264, greedy of executorships, 290, condemned, 522.

Seneca, the tragedian, i. 290.

Senses, their pleasures and displeasures, i. 161, their instruments have a similitude with that which giveth the reflection of the object, 116.

Separation of several natures by straining, i. 82, 83, of
several liquors by weight, 84, and of the same kind of
liquors thickened, ib. of metals, 175.
Separation of the cruder parts prohibiteth putrefaction, i.

Separation of bodies by weight, i. 84, in liquors, 119.
Separation of metals and minerals, i. 244, consists of re-
fining, extraction, and principiation, ib.
Separation, the external points thereof, between England
and Scotland, i. 455, the internal points, 456.
Septimius Severus died in despatch of business, i. 262, his
excessive fondness to his chief favourite, 282, his charac-
ter, 295.

Sequestrations, in what cases to be granted, i. 718. Serjeantry, tenures by, what they are, and how instituted, i. 578.

Serjeants' feast, i. 768.

Serjeants-at-law, none to be made except such as are quali-
fied to be judges afterwards, i. 512.
Servants, i. 268.

Servets used in Turkey, i. 162.

Sessions to be held quarterly by the justices, with the method of proceeding in them, i. 573.

Setting of wheat, i. 134.

Several fruits upon one tree, i. 140.

Sexes in plants, i. 151.

Sexviri, their office among the Athenians, i. 668, 672.
Sfortia, Ludovico, duke of Milan, i. 769, 770.

Shade helpeth some plants, i. 134.

Shadows, why they seem ever to tremble, i. 187.
Shallows break more than deeps, i. 187.

Shame, i. 164, the impressions thereof infectious, 194.
Shaw, Dr. his tale at Paul's cross, i. 733, concerning the
bastardy of the children of Edward IV. ib.
Shell-fish have no bones within, i. 168, have male and fe-

male generally, 186.

whence they are so called, 651.

Sheriffs' accounts how to be managed, i. 593, their attend

ance in the circuits of the judges, 512, ancienter than the conquest, and of great consequence, ib.

Shifting for the better helpeth plants and living creatures, i. 134.

Sight, 185, 186, objects thereof cause great deligh the spirits, but no great offence, why, ib. Sigismund, prince of Transylvania. i. 523, heads three vinces which revolt in Turkey, 466. Silk worms, i. 161.

gentle; if great, not, i. 176. Shrewsbury, Gilbert earl of, ii. 175.

Shrewsbury, lady, some account of her, and her trial, ii. 52

Silver more easily made than gold, i. 121, 241, the nese intent upon making it, 121. Silver ha 260.

of his reception in the other world, 318.
Skipwith, Henry, his cause in chancery recommende
the earl of Buckingham, i. 186.
Skull, of one entire bone, i. 168.

Slander, how to be punished, i. 570, 571.
Sleep, a great nourisher, i. 91. Sleep promotes sweat,
stays other evacuations of the body, 163. Sleep
hindered by cold in the feet, 168, furthered by s
kind of noises, ib. nourisheth in many beasts and
ib. creatures that sleep all winter, i. 189.
Sleeping plants, i. 151.
Smells and odours, i. 129, best at some distance as me
sound, why, ib. best where the body is crushed,
so in flowers crushed, ib. best in flowers whose lea
Smells sweet, 178, have all a corpen
substance, 179. Smells fetid, ib. Smells of the jail
Smells that are most dangerous,
Smith, Sir Thomas, his case in Essex's treason, i.

smell not, ib.

Shene palace almost burnt down, i. 780. Sheriff's tourne, its origin and jurisdiction, i. 571, is called also "Curia franci plegii," 572, made judges of the court for the and hundreds, ib. called "vicecomites," ib. their office, ib. 651, are bound to attend the judges in their county, by person or by deputy, 576, 577, from Smith, Sir Thomas, sent ambassador to Russia,



Shrieking, i. 163.

Shute, Mr. carries a message from Sir George Villiers to
Sir Francis Bacon, ii. 169.

Sibyl's books, i. 259.

Sicknesses of the summer and the winter, i. 128.
Sighing and yawning, the breath drawn in by both, i. 158,


Sight, the object thereof, quicker than of hearing, i. 110.

Silver, certificate touching the scarcity of it at the min 492.

Simcock, his deposition, ii. 172.
Simnel, Lambert, i. 736, his history in personating the
'son of Edward IV. ib. changes his scene, and persons
Edward Plantagenet, 737, afterwards proclaim
Dublin, 738, taken in the battle near Newark, 741,
signed to an office in the king's kitchen, ib. preferre
be his falconer, 741, 764.
Simonds, William, 736 note, taken at the batte
Stokefield, 741, no more heard of, ib.
Simonides, i. 325.

Simples, special for medicine, i. 159, such as have a parts without acrimony, ib. many creatures bred of trefaction, are such, ib. also putrefactions of plants Simulation and dissimulation, i. 264, a weak kind of F ib. and differs from judgment, ib. three degrees of its advantages, ib. the case of dissembling know 288.

Sinews, why much affected with cold, i. 159.
Single life, the causes of it, i. 266, recommended to chur
men, ib. most charitable, and yet most cruel, ib.
Singularities in several plants, i. 157.
Sinking of bodies, its cause, i. 172.
Sitting healthful, why, i. 166.

Six clerks, concerning the grant of their office, ii. 104
Sixtus V. how the son of an illustrious house, i. 317,

note *.

Smoke preserveth flesh, i. 124.
Snake's-skin worn for health, i. 198.

Sneezing ceaseth hiccup, i. 159, why induced by lo
against the sun, ib. caused by tickling the nose, 170

Snow, why colder than water, i. 93.

Shining wood, many experiments about it, i. 124.
Shipping, or navy, the walls of England, i. 515, all the ne-
cessary materials of it our own produce, save sails and
cordage, 516.

Snow-water unwholesome, i. 129. Snow causes fruitfules
whence, 156, 157, puts forth plants and breeds wor

146, 160, 161.

Shooting, good for the lungs and stomach, i. 301.

Snow, good to be applied to a mortified part, whence


Showers good for the fruit, i. 156, for some not, ib. Night- Socage, tenures so called, what, and how instituted,

showers better than day-showers, ib.

&c. reserved by the lord, 579.

Showers after a long drought cause sicknesses, if they be Socotra, that island famous for the sanguis draconis, il

Socrates, what he said of the oracle of Delphos, i S sentiments of the writings of Heraclitus, ib. compa to the apothecaries' pots containing precious dre


Soft bodies, i. 181, their cause, ib. are of two sorts, i
Soldiers, want of provision for them, when disbanded on

plained of, i. 386.

Soles of the feet have a sympathy with the head, i. S.
Solicitor and attorney-general, &c. their consequence,i. -
Solid bodies sweating, foreshow rain, i. 178.
Solitude, what the delight in it implies, i. 281.

Solomon, his saying of riches, i. 289.

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