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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.
Pleasure and displeasure of the senses, i. 161.
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-
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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
'rinces cannot perpetuate their memory better than by
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.
Proclamation for a parliament, a draught of one, ii. 118.
the cause of each, ib.
Profanations, how to be punished, i. 674.
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,
Prophecies, exclusive of revelation and heathen oracles,
Proserpina, her fable, i. 97.
Prosperity, temperance its proper virtue, i. 264.
Prothonotary, his office, i. 650.
Proud persons, how they bear misfortunes, i. 259.
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.
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.
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.
Quicksilver heated and pent in, hath the same force with
Quicksilver will conserve bodies, and harden them, i. 175.
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
Rents, case thereof considered, i. 610, concerning the er
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.
Refining of metals insufficient, i. 182, how to multiply the
Reformation of religion under queen Elizabeth, i. 381, the
Refraction causeth the species visible to appear bigger, i.
Relief, a sum of 51. so called, to be paid by every tenant by
Remainder and reversion, the difference between them.
Religion, unity in it, i. 262, the chief band of society, ib.
Remembrancer in chancery, a proper officer recommend ii. 115.
Rest causeth putrefaction, i. 123.
Revelation of God's will by the Scriptures, i. 338, ber
Revenge, wild justice, and ought to be weeded, i. 264, XC
Revenues, sundry sorts of royal revenues, i. 588, of the
Reverter, its meaning stated in the statute of uses. i 608
thereto discussed, i, 627.
Rheums, how caused, i. 88, preservative against, 250
Rhubarb infused for a short time best, 84, repeated, may
Richard II. his deposition, i. 312.
Richard III. tyrant in title and regiment, i. 732, slain
than they have bought out, ib. unjust means of acquiring
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
Rocks, springs chiefly generated there, i. 86.
Romans, how they esteemed a goose's liver, i. 89, the
Rome, Virgil's prediction concerning the mixture of Tro and Italians therein, i. 451, its union with the Sas
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.
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.
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
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-hare, coming near the body, hurteth the lungs, i. 199.
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,
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
Sena loseth its windiness by decoction, i. 85, purges melan-
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
Separation of bodies by weight, i. 84, in liquors, 119.
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-
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.
Shade helpeth some plants, i. 134.
Shadows, why they seem ever to tremble, i. 187.
Shame, i. 164, the impressions thereof infectious, 194.
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.
Slander, how to be punished, i. 570, 571.
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
Sibyl's books, i. 259.
Sicknesses of the summer and the winter, i. 128.
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.
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.
Six clerks, concerning the grant of their office, ii. 104
Smoke preserveth flesh, i. 124.
Sneezing ceaseth hiccup, i. 159, why induced by lo
Snow, why colder than water, i. 93.
Shining wood, many experiments about it, i. 124.
Snow-water unwholesome, i. 129. Snow causes fruitfules
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
plained of, i. 386.
Soles of the feet have a sympathy with the head, i. S.
Solomon, his saying of riches, i. 289.