putrefaction, 1:23, in some causeth it, ib. the causes of Anaxagoras condemned to die by the Athenians, i. 327.
each, ib. Air compressed and blown, prohibiteth putre. Andes, mountains of, i. 306.
faction, 124, congealing of air, 126. Airs wholesome, Andrews, bishop, his account of Spalato, i. 320.
how found out, 172, the putrefaction of air to be discerned Andrews, Dr. Lancelot, bishop of Ely, ii. 202, 216, knes
aforehand, 176. Air good to recover consumptions, 194. early of the lord chancellor's being engaged in writing
Air healthful within doors, how procured, 195.

his “ Novum Organum," 222.
Air and fire foreshow winds, i. 177.

Angelo, Michael, the famous painter, i. 318.
Air, the causes of heat and cold in it, i. 185, bath some Anger, the impressions and various effects thereof, i. 164,
degree of light in it, ib.

causeth the eyes to look red, why, 286. Anger not to
Air poisoned by art, i. 192, why the middle region of it be extinguished, only confined, 305, compared by Se.
coldest, 257.

neca to ruin, which breaks itself on what it falls, 306, its
Albert Durer, i. 296.

great weakness, from the subjects in whom it most
Alchemy, some remarks upon it, ii. 40.

reigns, ib. remedies of it, ib.
Alchemists censured, i. 121.

Animals and plants that put forth prickles, generally dry
Alcibiades, bis advice to Pericles about giving in his ac- i. 199.
counts, i. 326, beautiful, 296.

Animate and inanimate bodies, wherein they differ, i. 150.
Alexander, why his body swect, i. 83.

Anne of Bullen, what she said at her death, i. 310.
Alexander's body preserved till Cæsar Augustus's time, i. Anne, inheritress of the duchy of Britain, intended for

171, his character of Antipater, 3:23, of Hephæstion and Henry VII. i. 733, but married to Charles VIII of
Craterus, ib. censured by Augustus, ib. by Parmenio, ib. France, ib.
contemned by Diogenes, 325, would run with kings Annals, i. 3).
when advised by Philip to the Olympic games, 327, bis Annesley, Sir Francis, secretary of Ireland, ii. 222.
saying to Callisthenes upon his two orations on the Ma- Annihilation, not possible in nature, i. 98.

cedonians, 667, a smart reply of his to Parmenio, 461. Annual herbs may be prolonged by seasonable cutting,
Alexander VI. sends the bishop of Concordia to mediate i. 147.

between the kings of England and France, i. 755, thanks Annuity given “pro consilio impenso et impendendo," is
Henry VII. for entering into a league in defence of not void, if the grantee is hindered from giving it by im.
Italy, 777.

prisonment, i. 548.
Alga marina applied to roots of plants furthers their Anointing of birds and beasts, whether it alters their
growth, i. 135.

colour, i. 96. Anointing the body a preservative of
Alien enemy, how considered by our laws, i. 654. Alien health, 167. Anointing of the weapons said to heal, 20.

friend, how considered, 655. Littleton's definition of Answers insufficient, how to be punished in chancery, i.
an alien, 661, how the several degrees of aliens are con- 720, in what case they must be direct, ib.
sidered by our laws, 455.

Antalcidas the Spartan, i. 325, rebukes an Athenian, ib.
Alienation office, history of it, i. 588, the reason of its name, Antigonus, i. 327.

with its uses, 579, 589, the parts of each officer therein, Antiochia, its wholesome air, whence, i. 193.
591, how its profits might increase without damage to Antipathy and sympathy, i. 96, 97, of plants, 137, 138, in-
the subject, 596, 597.

stances of antipathy in other kinds, 197, et seq.
Aliments changed, good, i. 93.

Antiquities, i. 29.
Alkermes, i. 198.

Antisthenes' opinion what was most necessary, i. 325.
Allegiance, does not follow the law or kingdom, but the Antonius, bis genius weak before Augustus, i. 194, ambas.

person of the king, i. 656, 661, is due to sovereigns by sadors of Asia Minor expostulate with him for imposing
the law of nature, 654, statutes explained relating there. a double tax, 327, his character, 268, calls Brutus witch,
to, 656, is more ancient than any laws, 661, continueth 282.
after laws, ib. is in vigour even where laws are suspend. | Ape, its nature, i. 198, virtue ascribed to the beart of an
ed, ib. must be independent, and not conditional, 688, ape by the writers of natural magic, 198, 199.
oath of it altered, with disputes following thereupon be. Apelles, i. 296.
tween the reformed and papists, ii. 39.

Apollonius oi Tyana, i. 190, the ebbing and flowing of the
Allen, cardinal, is mentioned for the popedom, i. 396, a sea, what according to him, ib. tells Vespasian that

stage actor of the same name, with an epigram upon him, Nero let down the strings of government too low, or

wound them up too high, 276, 322, tires Vespasian at
Alleys close gravelled, what they bring forth, i. 146.

Alexandria with his insipid speculations, 326, his affect.
Almonds, how used in clarifying the Nile water, i. 171. ation of retirement, 281.
Alonso Cartilio, his pleasant speech concerning his ser- Apophthegms, an appendix of history, i. 32.
vants, i. 317.

Apophthegms, their use, i. 310.
Alphonso Petrucci, his plot against the life of pope Leo, Apothecaries, how they clarify their syrups, i. 83, their
i. 750.

pots, how resembling Socrates, i. 324.
Alphonso duke of Calabria, eldest son to the king of Na- Apothecaries incorporated by patent, ii. 230, note.

ples, has the order of the Garter from Henry VII. i. 760. Appetite of continuation in liquid bodies, i. 85. Appetite
Alterations of bodies, i. 180.

of union in bodies, 117. Appetite in the stomach, 179,
Alteratives in medicine, i. 93.

what qualities provoke it, ib.
Altering the colours of hairs and feathers, i. 96.

Apple, enclosed in wax for speedy ripening, i. 120, hangad
Altham, baron of the exchequer, a grave and reverend in smoke, ib. covered in lime and ashes, ib. covered with
judge, i. 715.

crabs and onions, ib. Apple in hay and strax, ib. in s
Amalgamation, i. 241, mixing mercury with other metals close box, 121. Apple rolled, ib. Apple in part eut,
in a hot crucible, ib.

besmeared with sack, ib. rotten apples contiguous to
Amber formed from a soft substance, i. 95, its virtue, 98. sound ones, putrify them, 122.
“ Ambiguitas patens,” what is meant thereby in law, i. Apple-scions grafted on the stock of a colewort, i. 135

570, how to be holpen, 570, 571. " Ambiguitas latens,” Apple-trees, some of them bring forth a sweet moss, i. 141
what meant by it, ib. how to be holpen, ib. another sort Aquafortis dissolving iron, i. 246.
of it, ib.

Aragon, kingdom of, is united with Castile, i. 465, is not
Ambition, i. 292, to take a soldier without it, is to pull off naturalized, 466, causes of its revolt, 452.

his spurs, ib. the mischiefs of it, ib. the use of ambitious Archbishop of Vienna, his revelation to Lewis XI. i. 199.
men, ib.

Archbishops, mischief teaches the use of, i. 347.
Amendment of the law. See Law,

Archidainus retorts upon Philip that his shadow was no
America, a supposed prophecy of its discovery, i. 290. longer than before his victory, i. 324.
Amurca, what, i. 157.

Architecture, i. 38.
Anabaptists profess the doctrine of deposing kings, i. 694. Arian heresy, the occasion thereof, i. 346.
Anacharsis, saying of his, i. 327.

Aristander, the soothsayer, i. 29).
Anarchy in the spirits and humours, when, i. 128.

Aristippus, his abject behaviour to Dionysius, i. 322, his

luxury, 324, insulted by the mariners for showing signs a reversion, ib. in what cases a tenant is obliged to at.
of fear in a tempest, 325, his censure of those who are turne, ib.
attached to particular sciences, 327.

Audacity and confidence, the great effects owing to them,
Aristotle mistakes the reason why the feathers of birds i. 194.

have more lively colours than the hairs of beasts, i. 83, Audibles mingle in the medium, which visibles do not, i. Ill,
his precept that wine be forborne in consumptions, 90, the cause thereof, ib. several consents of audibles and
his reason why some plants are of greater age than ani. visibles, 114, several dissents of them, 115. Audibles
mals, 91, his method of hardening bodies with close and visibles do not destroy or hinder one another, 114.
pores, 95, full of vain-glory, 303.

Audibles carried in arcuate lines, visibles in straight ones,
Arithmetic, i. 38.

111, 115.
Arms, the profession of them necessary to the grandeur of Audley, lord, heads the Cornish rebels, i. 774, his character,
any state, i. 286.

ib. taken, 775, beheaded on Tower-hill, ib.
Army, a project of reinforcing it in Ireland, without any Augustus Cæsar, i. 314, his wonder at Alexander, 323, in-
expense, ii. 184.

dignation against his posterity, calling them imposthumes
Arraignment of Blunt, Davers, Davis, Merick, and Cuffe, and not seed, 326, died in a compliment, 262, his attach-

all concerned in Lord Essex's treason; with their con- ment to Agrippa, 282, of a reposed nature from his youth,
fessions, evidences against them, their defences, and an- 295, commended as a great lawgiver, 544, 671.
swers thereto, i. 423.

Auterlony's books of 2001. land in charge in fee simple,
Arrest, in what cases the constable has power to execute stayed at the seal, and why, ii. 106.
it, i. 649.

Authority strengtheneth imagination, i. 196, its power and
Arrows, with wooden heads ed, pierce wood sooner influence, ib. followeth old men, and popularity th,
than with iron heads, why, i. 163.

Arsenic used as a preservative against the plague, i. 198. Authors, dead, sometimes best, i. 521.
Art of war, its progress, improvement, and change, i. 286. Autre capacité et autre droit, their difference shown, i. 627.
Arts, History of, i. 28.

Auxiliary forces, i. 754, aids of the same nation on both
Arts of elegance, i. 41, intellectual arts, 46.

sides, ib.
Arthur, prince, born, i. 736, married to Catherine, 782, Avernus, lake of, i. 92.

784, dies at Ludlow castle, 785, studious and learned Aviaries, which recommended, i. 300.
beyond his years and the custom of princes, ib.

Axioms to be extracted, i. 157.
Artichokes, how made less prickly and more dainty, i. 135, Aylesbury, Thomas, ii

. 236, secretary to the marquis of
136. Artichoke only hath double leaves, one for the Buckingham as lord high admiral, ib.

stalk, another for the fruit, 157.
Arundel, lord, some account of him, ii. 91.

Arundel, Thomas earl of, sworn the council in Scotland,

ii. 191, wishes lord viscount St. Alban well, ii. 260. BABYLON, its walls cemented by naphtha, i. 246.
Ashes in a vessel will not admit equal quantity of water, Bacon, Sir Nicholas, a short account of him, i. 395, bishop

as in the vessel empty, i. 88. Ashes an excellent com- of Ross's saying of him, ib. was lord keeper of the great
post, 149.

seal, 312, 313, 317, 318, an old arrear demanded of
Asp causeth easy death, i. 154.

him, ii. 259, indebted to the crown, 263.
Assassin, this word derived from the name of a Saracen Bacon, Mr. Antony, i. 316, ii. 27, our author's dedication
prince, i. 694.

to him, i. 260.
Assassins, i. 293.

Bacon, Sir Francis, made attorney-general, i. 317, his con-
Assimilation in bodies inanimate, i. 96.

versation with Gondomar when advanced to the great
Astriction prohibiteth putrefaction, i. 123, of the nature of seal, ib. his apology for any imputations concerning lord
cold, ib.

Essex, 433, his services to lord Essex, 434, two points
Astringents, a catalogue of them, i. 251.

wherein they always differed, 435, a coldness of behaviour
Astronomers, some in Italy condemned, ii. 93.

grows between them, 436, his advice to the queen about
Astronomy, i. 38.

calling home lord Essex from Ireland, 435, his advice to
Atheism, i. 273, rather in the lip than the heart, ib. the lord Essex when he came from Ireland without leave

causes of it, 274. Atheists contemplative, rare, ib. from the queen, ib. endeavours to reconcile the queen to
Athens, their manner of executing capital offenders, i. 154, lord Essex, 436, 437, desires the queen to be left out in

there wise men propose and fools dispose, 327, their wars, Essex's cause, 437, writes an account by the queen's

order, of the proceedings relating to Essex, 440, is cen-
Athletics, i. 44.

sured by some for his proceedings in the Charter-house
Atlantis, New, i. 202, described, 207, et seq. swallowed up affair, but unjustly, ii. 107, he praises the king's bounty

by an earthquake, as the Egyptian priest told Solon, 306. to him, 129, complains to the king of his poverty, ib. ex-
Atoms, how supported by Democritus, i. 97.

postulates roughly with Buckingham about neglecting
Aton, in Scotland, its castle taken by the earl of Surry, him, 131, does the same with treasurer Marlborough, 134,
i. 776.

begs of the king a remission of his sentence, and the re-
Attainder, cases relating thereto explained, i. 549, 559, turn of his favour, 136, promises bishop Williams to be-

what sort of them shall give the escheat to the king, 577, queath his writings to him, 135, his last will, 273, is
and what to the lord, 580, by judgment, 577, by verdict charged with bribery. See Bribery.
or confession, 580, by outlawry, ib. taken often by prayer Bacon, Sir Francis, offends queen Elizabeth by his speeches
of clergy, ib. forfeiteth all the person was possessed of in parliament, ii. 141, speeches drawn up by him for the
at the time of the offence, ib. there can be no restitution earl of Essex's device, 148, et seq. arrested at the suit of
of blood after it, but by act of parliament, with other con- a goldsmith, 154, substance of a letter written by him to
sequences thereof, ib. if a person guilty of it shall pur. the queen for the earl of Essex, ib. insulted by the attor.
chase, it shall be to the king's use, unless he be pardoned, ney-general Coke, 155, arrested again, 156, desires to be
ib. cases relating to a person guilty of it, and his children, knighted, ib. going to marry an alderman's daughter, ib.
ib, the clause of forfeiture of goods thereby, found in no note t, his letter to Isaac Casaubon, 157, writes to the
private act till Edward IV.'s reign, 603.

king on the death of the earl of Salisbury, lord treasurer,
Attainders of the adherents of Henry VII. reversed, i. 734. ib. his letter to the king touching his majesty's estate in
Attainders of his enemies, 735.

general, 159, on the order of baronets, 161, his charge
Attention without too much labour stilleth the spirits, i. against Mr. Whitelocke, ib. letter to the king on the

death of the lord chief justice Fleming, 163, his letters to
Attorney-general used not to be a privy counsellor, i. 666, Mr. John Murray, 165, supplement to his speech against

did not then deal in causes between party and party, ib. Owen, 166, thanks to Sir George Villiers for a message
Attraction by similitude of substance, i. 162, catalogue of to him of a promise of the chancellor's place, 169, ques.
attractive bodics, 249.

tions legal for the judges in the case of the earl and
Atturnement, what it is, i. 583, must be had to the grant of countess of Somerset, 171, his heads of the charge against

the earl of Somerset, 172, his letter to Sir George Vil. Henry VIII. ib. his letter to the duke of Buckingham,
liers relating to that earl, 173, his remembrances of the 255, to the king with his book “ De Augmentis Scienti-
king's declaration against the lord chief justice Coke, arum," 256, to the prince with the same book, ib. his
181, sends the king a warrant to review Sir Edward Essay on Friendship, i. 281, his conference with the duke,
Coke's Reports, 183, his remembrances to the king on ii. 256, 257, letter of advice to the duke, 258, desires bis
his majesty's going to Scotland, 184, his additional in- writ of summons to parliament, 259, his letter to Sir
structions to Sir John Digby, 185, his account of council Francis Barnham, 260, to the duke of Buckingham, ib.
business, ib. cases in chancery recommended to him by Richard eston, ib. to Sir Humphrey May, 261, to
the earl of Buckingham, 186 note ft, 188, &c. recom- Sir Robert Pye, 262, to Edward, earl of Dorset, 263,
mends Sir Thomas Edmondes to his niece for a husband, letter to Mr. Roger Palmer, ib. to the duke of Bucking-
ib. desirous to have York-house, 187, 268, confined to his ham, ib. to Mons D'Effiat, 264, to king James I. 263,
chamber by a pain in his legs, 188, has not one cause in his his petition to king James I. 266, his letters to the mar-
court unheard, ib. resides some time at Dorset-house, ib. quis of Buckingham, 266, 267, to Mr. Matthew, 267, to
complains that the earl of Buckingham writes seldomer the archbishop of York, 268, to the king on Cotton's
than he used, 191, apologizes in a letter to the king, for case, 164, 165, his letter to Mr. Cecil about his travels,
having opposed the match between the earl's brother 140, letter of thanks to the earl of Essex, ib. to alder.
and Sir Edward Coke's daughter, 191, 192, the king's man Spencer, 141, to queen Elizabeth, being afraid of
answer to that letter, 192, on ill terms with secretary her displeasure, 142, to Mr. Kemp, ib. to the earl
Winwood, 193 note t, earl of Buckingham exasperated of Essex, about the Huddler, ib. to Sir Robert Cecil,
against him, 194, reconciled, 196, his advice to the king 144, his letter to queen Elizabeth, 145, to his brother
about reviving the commission of suits, 195, speaks to Antony, 146, another to his brother Antony, abou: being
the judges concerning commendams, 196, his great des- solicitor, and the queen's temper of mind, ib. his letter to
patch of business in chancery, 199, created lord Verulam, Sir Robert Cecil about his going abroad, if not made
206 note S, desirous of being one of the commissioners to solicitor, 147, to Sir Thomas Egerton, desiring favours,
treat with the Hollanders, 210, returns thanks to the 151, to the earl of Essex on his going on the expedition
king for a favour granted him, 212, his letter to Frederick against Cadiz, 152, his letter to his brother Antony, 153,
count Palatine, ib. ordered to admonish the judges for to Sir John Davis, 157, his eulogium on Henry prince of
negligence, 214, his advice, with regard to currants and Wales, 159, 160, his letter to lord Norris, 167, his let.
tobacco, followed by the king, 215, gives a charge in the ter to Sir George Villiers about Sir Robert Cotton's ex.
star-chamber, 219, draws up rules for the star-chamber, amination, 169, his letter to the judges about the cause
220, advises the king to sit in person in that court, 221, of commendams, 171, his letter to the king about the
his letter to the king with his “Novum Organum," 222, transportation of tallow, butter, and hides, 176, to Mr.
thanks the king for his acceptance of that work, 223, Maxey of Trinity College, 188, to his piece about her
approves of the king's judgment about the proclama- marriage, ib. his letter to the duke of Buckingham about
tion for calling a parliament, ib. notes of his speech in Sir Henry Yelverton's case, 224, his letter to the lord
the star-chamber against Sir Henry Yelverton, ib. his treasurer for his favour to Mr. Higgins, 264, to Sir
advice to the marquis of Buckingham concerning the Francis Vere in favour of Mr. Ashe, ib. to Mr. Caw.
patents granted, 225, letter of him and the two chief feilde about sending interrogatories, 265, his friendly
justices about parliament business, 226, thanks the king letter to lord Montjoye, ib. See Letters.
for creating him viscount St. Alban, 228, his speech to Bacon, Antony, a letter from his brother to him, ii. 146,
the parliament, 229, his letter to the marquis of Buck- another letier about being solicitor to queen Eliza-
ingham about the proceedings of the house of commons beth, ib.
concerning grievances, ib. his letter to the king, 230, Bacon, Sir Edmund, a letter to bis uncle about the salt of
speaks in his own defence at a conference, ib. note*, his wormwood, ü. 182.
letter to the marquis of Buckingham, when the house of Baggage, the properties of it, i. 289.
commons began to accuse him of abuses in his office, Bagg's case, ii. 269.
230, his concern in incorporating the apothecaries, ib. Bagge's case, ii. 271.
memoranda of what he intended to deliver to the king, Bailiffs, their office, i. 651, by whom appointed, ib.
upon his first access after his troubles, 231, 232, pro- Bajazet, better read in the Alcoran, than government, i.
ceedings against him, 331, note + 332, his notes upon the 754.
case of Michael de la Pole and others, 232, his letters to Balaam's Ass, the title of a libel against king James I. ii.
count Gondomar, 233, directed to go to Gorhambury, 164, note t.
ib. bis letter to Charles prince of Wales, 234, to Bankrupts, their petitions, when to be granted, i. 722
the king, ib. grant of pardon to him, 235, his letter to Banquet of the seven wise men, i. 324.
lord kceper Williams, ib. his petition intended for the Baptism by women or laymen condemned, i. 356, was for-
house of lords, ib. his letter to lord Dighy, 236, to the merly administered but annually, ib.
marquis of Buckingham, ib. memorial of a conference Barbadico, duke of Venice, joins in the Italian league, i. 768
with the marquis, 237, his History of the Reign of King Barbary, the plague cured there by heat and drought, i.
Henry VII. 238, his letter to the duke of Lenox, 239, 128, hotter than under the line, why, 130.
to the marquis of Buckingham, ib. to Mr. Tobie Mat- Bargains of a doubtful nature, i. 290.
thew, 241, desirous to offer his house and lands at Gor- Barley, William, sent to lady Margaret, &c. i. 763, made
hambury to the marquis, ib. his letter to the marquis of his peace at last, 767.
Buckingham, ib. to the lord viscount Falkland, 243, to Barnham, Sir Francis, letter to him from lord St. Alban,
Jord treasurer Cranfield, ib. to Thomas Meautys, Esq. ü. 260.
244, to Mr. Tobie Matthew, ib. to the queen of Bohe. Baronets, letter to king James I. from Sir Francis Bacon,
mia, ib. to the lord keeper, 245, to the marquis of Buck- on that order, ii. 161, when first created, ib. note t.
ingham, 246, to the countess of Buckingham, ib. to the Barrel empty, knocked, said to give a diapason to the same
marquis of Buckingham, 247, memorial of his access to barrel full, i. 107.
the king, 247, remembrances of what he was to say to Barrenness of trees, the cause and cure, i. 137.
the lord treasurer Cranfield, 249, his letter to the mar- Barrow, a promoter of the opinions of the Brownists, i. 353.
quis, ib. to Sir Francis Cottington, 250, he returns to Barton, called the Holy Maid of Kent, is condemned for
Gray's Inn, ib. note t, his letter to the king, ib. to se. treason, i. 688, 766.
cretary Conway, 251, to count Gondomar, ib. to the Basil turned into wild thyme, i. 142.
marquis of Buckingham, 252, is obliged to secretary Con- Basilisk said to kill by aspect, i. 193.
way, ib. his letter to secretary Conway, ib. desirous Basset, Robert, ii. 203.
of the provostship of Eton, ib. intends to sell Gorham. Bastard, how his heirs may become lawful possessors, in
bury, ib. his papers on usury, ib. his letter to count opposition to legal issue, i. 576.
Gondomar, ib. to the earl of Bristol, 253, to Sir Francis Bathing, i. 163.
Cottington, ib. to Mr. Matthew, ib. to the duke of Bathing the body, i. 167, would not be healthful for us if
Buckingham, ib. to Mr. Matthew, 254, his History of it were in use, ib. for the Turks good, it

Battery, how to be punished, i. 571.

have no instrument of urine, 158, the swiftness of their
Battle of Granicum, i. 3:23, of Arbela, 284, of Actium, 286, motion, ib. have no teeth, 168, among singing birds

of Bosworth Field, 731, of Stokefield near Newark, 740, males the best, 183, birds carnivorous not eaten, 184.
of St. Alban, 747, of Bannockburn, 750, of Cressy. Birth of living creatures, how many ways it may be acce-
Poictiers, and Agincourt, 756, of Blackheath, 775, of lerated, i. 124.
Newport in Flanders, 540.

Bishop taken armed in battle, i. 319.
Bayly, Dr. Lewis, bishop of Bangor, a book of his to be ex- Bishops, their wrong conduct often occasions controversies
amined, ii. 218 note s.

in the church, i. 345, ought not lightly to be spoken ill
Baynton or Bainham, ii. 195.

of, ib. when any were anciently excommunicated, their
Beads of several sorts commended, i. 197.

offence was buried in oblivion, 346, ill ones censured by
Beaks of birds oast, i. 168.

the fathers, ib. err in resisting reform, 348, whether the
Bearing in the womb, in some creatures longer, in some present practice of exercising their authority alone by
shorter, i. 169.

themselves be right, 353, how they came by this au-
Bears, their sleeping, i. 91, 189, breed during their slecp- thority, 354. Government of the church by bishops
ing, 189. Bear big with young seldom seen, ib.

commended, 353, in causes that come before them they
Beasts, why their hairs have less lively colours than birds' should be assisted by the other clergy, 354, should have

feathers, i. 83, 96. Beasts do not imitate man's speech no deputies to judge for them, ib. the causes which they
as birds do, whence, 112. Beasts communicating spe- are to judge of, 355.
cies with or resembling one another, 157, the compara. Bitumen, a mixture of fiery and watery substance, i. 173,
tive greatness of beasts and birds with regard to fishes, mingled with lime, and put under water, will make an
183, greater than birds, whence, ib.

artificial rock, ib.
Beasts that yield the taste or virtue of the herb they feed Black the best colour in plums, i, 141.
on, i. 139, their bearing in the womb, 169.

Blackheath, battle there between Henry VII. and the Cor-
Beasts foreshow rain, how, i. 278.

nish rebels, i. 775.
Beautiful persons, i. 296.

Blacks, or tawny Moors, their coloration, i. 130.
Beauty, how improved, i. 86.

Blackstones, Sir Thomas, ii. 199.
Beauty and deformity, i. 296, the relation of beauty to Bladders dry, will not blow, &c. i. 124.

virtue, ib. when good things appear in full beauty, 257. Blasphemy ought to be chastised by the temporal sword, i.
Becher, Sir William, ii. 178, resigns his pretensions to the 263, of the devil, ib.
provostship of Eton, 152 note

Blear eyes infectious, i. 193.
Bedford, duke of, i. 734. See Jasper.

Bleeding of the body at the approach of the murderer, i.
Bedford, lady, some account of her, ii. 83.

Beer, how fined, i. 119, improved by burying, 128, capon Blister on the tongue, i. 303.
beer, how made, 89, a very nourishing drink, ib.

Blois, an experiment about improving milk there, i. 129.
Bees humming, an unequal sound, i. 106, their age, 161, Blood, five means of stanching it, i. 92, 93, why it sepa-
whether they sleep all winter, 168.

rateth when cold, 122, hath saltness, 154.
Beggars, the ill effects from them, i. 495.

Blood draweth salt, i. 199.
Behaviour of some men like verse, in which every syllable Blood of the cuttle-fish, why black, i. 167, one who hath

is measured, ii. 302, should be like the apparel, not too had his hands in blood, fit only for a desperate under-
strait, ib.

taking, i. 293.
Belfast, lord, ii. 257, ib. note

Blood-stones, said to prevent bleeding at the nose, i. 198.
Bells, why they sound so long after the percussion, i. 101, Blossoms plucked off, makes the fruit fairer, i. 135.

ringing of them said to have chased away thunder and Blows and bruises induce swelling, the cause, i. 185.
dissipated pestilent air, 102. See i. 115.

What helps

Blundell, Sir Francis, ii. 210, 222.
the clearness of their sound, 241.

Blunt, the effect of what passed at his arraignment, i. 423,
“ Bellum sociale,” between the Romans and Latins, with his confession relating to Essex's treason, 411, 428, a
the occasion of it, i. 465.

second confession, ib. another made at the bar, 431, his
Benbow, Mr. ii. 238.

speech at his death, ib.
Benevolence, a contribution so called, made of money, Blushing, how caused, i. 186, causeth redness in the ears,
plate, &c. to king James I. i. 689, occasion of, 757, 788, not in the

eyes, as anger doth, ib. the cause of each, ib.
letters sent to the sheriffs, to bring the country into it, Bodley, Sir Thomas, some account of him, ii. 31 note 8.
690, great care taken to prevent its being looked on as Body : doctrine of the human body, i. 41.
a tax, or being drawn into precedent; with reasons in Body brittle, strucken, i. 83. Bodies natural, most of
justification thereof, ib. Oliver St. John's complaints them have an appetite of admitting other bodies into
against it, with his papers relating thereto condemned in them, 47, dissolution of them by desiccation and putre.
several particulars, 621.

faction, 123. Bodies imperfectly mixed, 180. Bodies
Bennet, Sir John, ii. 191, 293.

in nature that give no sounds, and that give sounds,
Bernard, St. saying of his, i. 274.

100, 101. Bodies solid are all cleaving more or less, 47,
Bernardi, Philip, ii. 211.

all bodies have pneumatical and tangible parts, 181.
Bertram, John, his case, ii. 184 note , concerning his Bodies to which wine is hurtful, and to which good, 165.
murdering of Tyndal, 184.

Bodies conserved a long time, 171, the several proper-
Bevers, lord, admiral of the archduke, i. 773.

ties of bodies, 180. Body, natural and politic of the
Bias, his precept about love and hatred, i. 315.

king, their mutual influence upon each other, 662.
Bill of review in what cases to be admitted in chancery, i. Bohemia, i. 532.

717, of an immoderate length, is to be fined in chancery, Bohemia, queen of, her cause recommended by Lord Ba-
719, that is libellous, or slanderous, or impertinent, to be
punished, ib.

Boiling, no water in that state so clear as when cold, i.
Bills and beaks sometimes cast, i. 168.

158, bottom of a vessel of boiling water, not much
Bingley, Sir John, his answer in the star-chamber, ii. 220. heated, ib.
Bingley turns pirate, and his ship is taken in Ireland, i. Boiling causeth grains to swell in different proportion, i.

Bion, his reproof to an envious man, i. 316, an atheist, Boldness, i. 270, the child of ignorance and baseness, ib.

322, reprimands the dissolute mariners in a tempest, operates better with private persons than public bodies,

ib. and industry, the power of them in civil business, ib.
Birds, why their feathers have more orient colours than the in civil business like pronunciation in the orator, ib. ill in
hairs of beasts, i. 83, 96.

counsel, good in execution, ib.
Birds have another manner in their quickening than men Boletus, an excrescence on the roots of oaks, i. 153.

or beists, i. 96. Birds only imitate human voice, Boloign invested by Henry VII. i. 760.
whence, 112, why swifter in motion than beasts, 158, in Bolus Armenus, coldest of medicinal earths, i. 162.
their kinds, why less than beasts or fishes, 183. Birds Bones, the most sensible of cold, i. 159, why brittle in

con, ii. 259.

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

in the situation of it, ib. of the Vatican and Escurial
Bonham, his case, ii. 299, 271.

without a good room, 297.
Books proper to assist students in reading the common Bullet, its motion, i. 101.

law, much wanted, i. 669, a way proposed for supplying Bulls from the pope are forbid in England, i. 387.
them, 670.

Burgess, Dr. is restored to preach, and made rector of
Boring a hole through a tree helpeth its fruitfulness, i. 133. Sutton-Colefield, ii. 82.
Borough, John, ii. 238 note *.

Burgh English, a custom in boroughs so called, i. 577.
Bottles under water preserve fruit a long time, i. 152. Burghley, lord treasurer, his kind letter to Mr. Bacon, ii.
Boughs low, enlarge ihe fruit, i. 134.

Bourchier, archbishop of Canterbury, entertains Henry Burleigh, lord, counsellor to queen Elizabeth, commended,
VII. i. 734.

i. 377, is censured in a libel, ib. further attempts to make
Bourchier, Sir John, one of the hostages left at Paris by him suspected to the queen and nation, 378, some ac-
Henry VII. i. 735.

count of him, with remarks upon his actions, 394, was
Bow, Turkish, i. 162.

much respected by queen Mary, 395, some false reflec-
Bowling, good for the stone and reins, i. 301.

tions concerning him, ib. &c. is accused of designing a
Bracelets worn, which comfort the spirits, i. 197, their match between his grandchild William Cecil and the
three several operations, ib.

lady Arabella, 396, several letters to the English and
Brackenbury, lieutenant of the Tower, refuses to murder Scotch lord Burleigh: for which see Letter.
Edward V. and his brother, i. 763.

Burning glasses, their operations, i. 101.
Brackley, viscount, created earl of Bridgewater, ii. 187 Burning some vegetables upon the ground enricheth it, i.
note tt.

Brain, its over-moisture obstructs the sight, i. 159, 160. Burnt wine, why more astringent, i. 189.

Brains of beasts that are fearful said to strengthen the Burrage-leaf, infused, represses melancholy, and removes

memory, 198. Brain increased in the full moon, 188. madness, i. 84.
Brass much heavier than iron, i. 241.

Burying hard and soft bodies in earth, its effects, i. 129.
Brass sanative of wounds, i. 173.

Busbechius, his account of a christian gagging a fowl at
Brass plates assuage swelling, i. 185.

Constantinople, i. 270.
Brass ordnance, the advantage of them, i. 240. Brass plates Business compared to the roads, i. 320, 321, how best for.
less resplendent than steel, ib.

warded, 278, directions about doing business, 300.
Bravery stands upon comparisons, i. 303.

By-laws restrained, being fraternities in evil, i, 787.
Bray, Sir Reginald, clamoured against, i. 773, noted to
have the greatest freedom with king Henry VII. 786,

his death, ib.
Breath held, helpeth hearing, why, i. 116.

CABINET councils, their introduction, i. 277.
Bremingham, his relation of what Tyrone said to him about Cadiz taken by Robert, earl of Essex, i. 540.
conquering England, i. 411.

Cæsar (Julius) besieged in Alexandria, how he preserved
Bresquet, jester to Francis I. i. 320.

the wells, i. 82, wrote a collection of apophthegms, 310,
Brewing neglected in many countries, i. 162, 163.

married his daughter to Pompey, 321, how he appeased
Bribery, our author is apprehensive of being charged there. sedition in his army, ib. his character of Sylla, ib. repri-

with, i. 723, his requests to the lords thereupon, 723, 724, mands a coward, 322, attempts the title of king, 324,
promises a fair answer relating thereto, ii. 122, his sub- represses Metellus, ib. his Anti-Cato, 327. Vide 273.
mission, i. 726, his supplication for favour, 729.

A saying of Seneca's about his resigning his power, 671,
Brier, i. 145.

was a famous lawgiver, ib. a saying to him, 447.
Brimstone, useful in melting of steel, i. 240.

Cæsar Borgia, his perfidy, i. 322.
Bringing forth many at a birth, and but one, i. 169, the Cæsar, Sir Julius, ii. 202 note 1, 204 note +, 219 note 4.
reasons assigned, ib.

Cairo afflicted with plagues on the rise of the river Nie,
Britain : of the true greatness of the kingdom of Britain, i. 168.
i. 502.

Caius Marius, i. 324.
Britany, the steps taken to re-annex it to the crown of Cake growing on the side of a dead tree, i. 145.
France, i. 742.

Calais, possessed by the Spaniards, i. 442, restitution there.
Britten, Sir Henry, ii. 217.

of demanded, 391.
Brittle bodies, why they shiver at a distance from the Calaminar stone, i. 244.
pressure, i. 83.

Calamitas, when the corn could not rise in the straw, i. 156.
Brograve and Branthwayt recommended by lord keeper Calcination, how performed, i. 246.
Puckering, ii. 141.

Callisthenes, in his two orations, commends and discom-
Bromley, Edward, baron of the exchequer, ii. 183 note ** mends the Macedonians, i. 667, Alexander's saying to
Brooke, Robert, lord, sent at the head of 8000 men in aid him thereupon, ib.
of Britany, i. 747.

Callisthenes, his hatred of Alexander, i. 314.
Brooke, Fulk Greville, lord, looks over the manuscript of Calpurnia, her dream, i. 282.

lord Bacon's history of the reign of Henry VII. ii. 238. Calvert, Sir George, secretary of state, ii. 213, appointed to
Brother, &c. of the half-blood shall not inherit to his bro- speak with the countess of Exeter, 216, letter to him
ther, &c. but only as a child to his parents, i. 576.

from the lord chancellor, 218.
Broughton, Sir Thomas, a powerful man in Lancashire, i. Cambridge, a letter to the university professing great re-

736, slain in the battle near Newark, fighting against spect and services due from our author, ii. 91.
Henry VII. 741.

Camden, his annals of queen Elizabeth commended, ii. 34
Brown, Dr. character of him, i. 320.
Brownists, some account of their opinions, i. 383.

Candle-light, colours appearing best by it, i. 292.
Bruges, i. 752, 757.

Candles of several mixtures, i. 127, of several wicks, ib.
Brutus, his power with Cæsar, i. 282.

laid in bran, for lasting, ib. Candles of salamanders'
Bubbles rise swift in water from the pressure or percussion wool, 172.

of the water, i. 85. Bubbles and white circles froth on Cannibals, or eaters of man's flesh, said to be the original
the sea, 177, meet on the top of water, 777.

of the French disease, i. 85, three reasons why man's
Buchanan, his History of Scotland, ii. 34 note

flesh is not to be eaten, 184.
Buckhurst, lord, is concerned in Essex's trial, i. 419, his Canon law, a design of purging it in Henry VIII.'s time, i.
character from Naunton, ii, 32 note *.

Buckingham, George, earl, &c. of. See Villiers.

Cantharides, wheresoever applied, affect the bladder, i. 96,
Buckingham, Mary, countess of, letter to her from lord the flies cantharides, 166, of what substance they are

Bacon, ii. 246, memorandums for his lordship's confer- bred, and their qualities, ib. operate upon urine and hy.
ence with her, 249.

dropical water, 199.


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