Knowd, his confession relating to Essex's treason, i. 411,

KATHARINE, daughter of Edward IV. married to William Knowledge, human, general distribution of, i. 25, 26, 27.
Courtney, earl of Devonshire, i. 787.

Knowledge, its limits and ends, L 218, impediments, 221.
Katharine of Spain, her marriage to prince Arthur, i. 782, Knowledge, when indigested, i. 180, discourse in praise of

made in blood, ib. fourth daughter of Ferdinando, king it, 216.
of Spain, i. 784.

Knowledge ought to be purged of two things, ii. 2.
Kelly, the alchemist, i. 320.
Kemp, Mr. Robert, a letter from Mr. Bacon to him, ij. 142.

Kendal, prior of St. John's, i. 772.
Kermes, i. 198.

LACEDÆMONIANS, i. 321, 322, besieged by the Athenians,
Kernels of grapes applied to the roots of vines, make them 322, causes of their wars, 286.

more early and prosperous, i. 88. Kernels put into a Laces, i. 518.
squill come up earlier, 135, some fruits come up more Lake, Sir Thomas some account of him, ii. 57 note &,
happily from the kernel than the graft, ib. Kernels of secretary of state, ii. 170, 178, sworn of the council of
apples will produce coleworts, i. 136.

Scotiand, 191.
Kildare, deputy of Ireland, i. 767, seized, acquitted, and Lake, lady, her submission, ii. 216.
replaced, ib.

Lambert Simnel, the impostor. See Simnel.
Killigrew, Sir Robert, ii. 216.

Lamia, the courtesan, i. 315.
Killigrew, Sir Henry, ii. 147.

Lamps of sundry sorts, i. 127, burn a long time in tombs, ib.
Killing of others, the several degrees and manners of it, Land, the value of it sunk by usury, i. 291.
with the punishment due to each, i. 684.

Lands, all in England were in the hands of the Conqueror,
King, a description of one, i. 207, 208.

except religious and church lands, and what belonged to
King, an essay of one, i. 308. God doth most for kings, the men of Kent, i. 576, left by the sea are the king's, ib.

and they least for him, ib. the fountain of honour, which are all holden of the crown, 577, in what cases only a
should not run with a waste pipe, ib. a prodigal one next man is attainted, to lose them, 580, that are entailed,
a tyrant, ib. ought to have five things under his special escheat to the king by treason, ib. when forfeited to the
care, ib. have few things to desire, and many to fear, 275, lord, and when to the crown, ib. not passed from one to
with whom they have to deal, 276, the value they set another upon payment of money, unless there be a deed
upon friendship, 282, should not side with factions, indented and inrolled, 584, how many ways conveyed,
302, his proper title in our laws, 654, ought to be called 583, settle according to the intent of the parties upon
natural liege sovereign, in opposition to rightful or lawful fines, feoffments, recoveries, ib. held in “capite * or
sovereign, ib. his natural politic capacity should not be socage,” can be devised only two parts of the whole,
confounded, 662, his natural person, different from those 585, the rest descends to the heir, and for what uses, ib.
of his subjects, ib. privileges belonging to his person and the whole may be conveyed by act, executed in the life-
crown, ib. offences committed against his person, how time of the party, ib. entailed, are reckoned part of the
punishable, 675. King takes to him and his heirs, and third, ib. how a supply is to be made, when the heir has
not to his successors, 662, his natural person operates not the full thirds, ib. the power of the testator in this case,
not only on his wife, &c. but also on his subjects, ib. five ib. 586, no lands are charged by way of tribute, but all
acts of parliament explained, relating to a distinction by way of tenure, 624, were by the common law formerly
that homage followeth the crown, rather than the person not devisable, 602.
of the king, ib. perilous consequences of this distinction, Language : the being of one language a mark of union,
663, precedents examined relating to the same, 664, how i. 529.
often he has other dominions united by descent of blood, Lanthony, prior of, made chancellor of Ireland, i. 767.
ib. when he obtains a country by war, to which he hath Lard put to waste taketh away warts, i. 200.
right by bir he holdeth it by this latter, ib. bis person Larrey, Monsieur De, his history commended, ii. 33 note 1.
represented in three things, 675, the great heinousness Lassitude, why remedied by anointing, and warm water, i.
of conspiring against their lives, 694, his sovereignty to 166.
be held sacred, 487. James I. the sum of his charge to Lasting trees and herbs, i. 147, designation to make plants
Sir Francis Bacon, upon delivery of the great seal to more lasting than ordinary, ib.
him, 709. Enumeration of those kings whose reigns have | Late flowers and plants, i. 147.
been most happy, 379, why they administer by their Latimer, bishop, his way to enrich the king, i. 326.
judges, when they themselves are supreme judges, 354. Latimer, notes on his case, ii. 233.
Kings are distinguished in hell, by Menippus in Lucian, Laud, Dr. his saying of hypocrites, i. 316.
only by their louder cries, &c. 335. There are four ways Laughing, a continued expulsion of the breath, i. 164, is
by which the death of the king is said to be compassed, always preceded by a conceit of something ridiculous,
ii. 51.

ib. whence its several effects proceed, 165.
Kingdoms, the foundations of them are of two sorts, i. 470. Lawgivers much commended, i. 670, 672, were long after
King's bench, first instituted by William the Conqueror, kings, 654.

i. 573, its jurisdiction, ib. dealt formerly in crown Laws like cobwebs, i. 327, tortured, the worst of tortures,
matters, ib.

304, of Henry VII. 748, 750, breaches of the law of pa-
Kinsale taken by the English, i. 540.

ture and nations, 527, of England, second to none in the
Kirkham, Mr. ii. 217.

christian world, 511.
Knighthood, a new order to be erected upon the union of Laws, penal, Sir Stephen Proctor's project relating to them,
England and Scotland, i. 456, to be conferred with some

i, 480, et seq.
difference and precedence upon the planting of Ireland, Laws of England, a proposal for amending them, i. 666,

commended, 667, are made up of customs of several na.
Knights of the bath, i. 765.

tions, ib. are not to be altered as to the matter, so much
Knight's service, “in capite,” first instituted, what reserva. as the manner of them, ib. the dignity of such a perform-
tions the Conqueror kept to himself in the institution of

ib. and the convenience of it, ib. the inconveni-
this tenure, i. 578, tenants by this service vowed homage ences of our laws, ib. what sort of them want most
and fealty to the king, ib. every heir succeeding his amending, 668, a good direction concerning any doubts
ancestors, paid one year's profit of the land to the king, that happen in the law, ib. whether the form of statute
ib. it is a tenure "de persona regis," ib, tenures held this or common law be best, ib. the advantage of good laws,
way cannot be alienated by the tenant without licence 671, ours commended as to the matter of them, 672,
of the king, 579, a tenant to a lord hy it, why first in- the civilians' saying, that law intends no wrong, 561,
stituted, ib. a tenant to a lord by this service, is not such the use of law, which consists in three things chiefly-to
of the person of the lord, but of his manor, ib.

secure men's persons from death and violence, to dispose
Knights of the shire were required to be "milites gladio the property of their goods and lands, and for the pre-
cincti,” i. 624.

servation of their good names from shame and infamy,


570, very much favour life, liberty, and dower, 606, 660, Lessee, Cases wherein he has discovered damages in trees
what effects they have upon the king, 654, they operate being cut down, and yet no property is from thence
in foreign parts, 656, are not superinduced upon any proved to be in him, i. 616.
country by conquest, 659, all national ones that abridge Letter relating to the poisoning of queen Elizabeth, &c.
the law of nature, are to be construed strictly, 661, of taken and deciphered, i. 401.
England and Scotland are diverse and several, this is Letters, an appendix of history, i. 32.
urged as an objection against the naturalization of the Letters, when best for persons in business, i. 300. Letters
Scots, and answered, 660, are rather“figura reipublicæ,” of favour, so much out of the writer's reputation, 301.
than “ forma,” 463, our common laws are not in force in Letters in the reign of queen Elizabeth. To a noble lord,
Guernsey and Jersey, ib. statute ones are not in force in ii. 1, to the queen, with a new year's gift, ib. another on
Ireland, ib, do not alter the nature of climates, 464, the the same, ib. to the same, concerning a star-chamber
wisdom of them in the distribution of benefits and pro- cause, ib. to the same, with a present, 2, to the same, in
tections suitable to the conditions of persons, ib. a review excuse of his absenting from court, ib. to lord treasurer
of our laws much recommended, 468, those of Scotland Burghley, upon determining his course of life, ib. to the
have the same ground as of England, ib. in general, may same, thanking him for a promise obtained from the
be divided into three kinds, 452, how they are to be queen, 3, another on the same, ib. to the same, offering
ordered upon the union of England and Scotland, 457, service, 4, to the same, in excuse of his speech in par-
458, are divided into criminal and civil, ib. criminal ones liament against the triple subsidy, ib. to the lord keeper
are divided into capital and penal, ib. were well main- Puckering, concerning the solicitorship, 5, to the same,
tained by king James, 692, the rigour of them complained from lord Essex, upon the same subject, ib. seven more
of by foreigners, relating to traffic, i. 477, of nations, not from Mr. Bacon, upon the same, 5, 6, to the lord trea-
to be violated by wars, 376, of God, obscurely known by surer Burghley, recommending his first suit for the so-
the light of nature, but more fully discovered by revela- Jicitor's place, 7, seven to the lord keeper, 7–9, to the
tion, 338. See Case.

same from the earl of Essex, in favour of Mr. Bacon, 10,
Law-suits, most frequent in times of peace, with the rea- to the earl of Essex, with advice how to behave himself
son of it, i. 545.

towards the queen, ib. to the same, upon the queen's re-
Lawyers and popes, i. 320, the study of lawyers' cases re- fusal of the author's service, 12, to the same, concerning

commended, 302. Lawyers and clergymen more obse- the author's marriage, ib. to Sir John Stanhope, com-
quious to their prince in employments, 794, civil lawyers plaining of his neglect of him, 13, three to the earl of
should not be discountenanced, i. 513.

Essex, ib. from Essex to the queen, about her usage of
Lead will multiply and grow, i. 175, an observation on him, 13, 14, to Sir Robert Cecil, intimating suspicion of
mixing it with silver, ib. 243.

unfair practices, 14, to the same, expostulating upon his
Leagues within the state pernicious to monarchies, i. 302. conduct towards the author, ib. to Foulk Grevil, com-

League with the Hollanders for mutual strength, 516. plaining of the queen's neglect, 14, 15, to lord Essex, de-
Leaning long upon any part, why it causeth numbness, i. siring he would excuse to the queen his intention of going

abroad, ib, two to Sir Robert Cecil in France, ib. of ad-
Leaping helped by weights in the hands, i. 161.

vice to Essex, to take upon him the care of Irish causes,
Learning, objections against it considered, i. 2—7, its dis- when Mr. Secretary Cecil was in France, 15, 16, of ad-

eases, 9. the dignity of learning, 13, public obstacles to vice to Essex, upon the first treaty with Tyrone, before
it, 23, 24.

the earl was nominated for the charge of Ireland, 16, of
Learning, concerning the advancement thereof in the uni- advice to Essex, immediately before his going into Ire-
versities, i. 495, &c.

land, 17, to Essex, 18, to the same, offering his service
Leases for years, how made, i. 581, they go to the execu- when he was first enlarged to Essex-house, 18, 19, an-

tors, ib. are forfeited by attainder, in treason, felony, swer of Essex to the preceding letter of Mr. Bacon, ib.
præmunire, killing himself, for flying, for standing out to Essex, upon his being reconciled to the queen, ib. to
against being tried by the country, by conviction of the same, ib. to Sir Robert Cecil, clearing himself of
felony, petty larceny, going beyond sea without licence, aspersions in the case of the earl of Essex, ib. to the lord
ib. &c.

Henry Howard, on the same subject, 20, two letters
Leases for lives, how made, i. 581, in what cases forfeitable, framed, the one as from Mr. Antony Bacon to the earl
and to whom they are so, ib.

of Essex, the other as the earl's answer thereunto, to be
Leaves nourish not, i. 89, 136, 152, how enlarged, 137, the shown to the queen in order to induce her to receive
cause why they nourish not, 152, 153.

Essex again into favour, 20, 21, to Secretary Cecil, after
Leaves three cubits long and two broad, i. 151, plants the defeating of the Spanish forces in Ireland, inciting
without leaves, i. 171.

him to embrace the care of reducing that kingdom to
Lectures for philosophy, two erected in perpetuum of two civility, 22, considerations touching the queen's service

hundred pounds per annum, by our author, at the uni. in Ireland, 22, 23, to my lord of Canterbury, 25, to Sir
versities, ii. 135.

Thomas Lucy, thanking him for his assistance to his
Lee, employed between Essex and Tyrone, i. 411, his con- kinsman, ib. to the earl of Northumberland, a few days
fession relating to Essex's treason, 412.

before queen Elizabeth's death, tendering service, ib.
Lee, notes on his case, ii. 232.

Letters in the reign of king James, ii. 26, to Mr. Fowlys,
Leet: court-leet, its institution was for three ends, i. 649, desiring his acquaintance, ib. to the same, on the king's
the power of this court, ib.

coming in, ib. to Sir Thomas Chaloner, then in Scotland,
Leets, stewards of leets and law-days, i. 572.

before the king's entrance, desiring recommendation to
Left side and right, senses alike strong on each side, limbs his majesty, ib. to the king, offering service upon his first

strongest on the right, i. 186, the cause of each, ib. coming, 27, to the lord Kinlosse, upon the king's en-
Legacy, how property may be gained thereby, i. 588, what trance, desiring recommendation to him, ib. to Dr.

debts must first be discharged before they are to be paid, Morison, on the same subject, 28, to Mr. Davis, gone to

ib. may be sold to pay debts upon any deficiency, ib. meet the king, on the same subject, ib. to Mr. Kempe,
“ Leges," how far a union in them is desirable, i. 452. of the situation of affairs upon the death of the queen,
Leicester, i. 312, earl of, had the lease of the alienation ib. to the earl of Northumberland, recommending a pro-
office, 595.

clamation to be made by the king at his entrance, 28,
Leigh, Barnaby, ii. 198.

29, to the earl of Southampton, upon the king's coming
Lemnos of old, dedicated to Vulcan, i. 162.

in, ib. to Mr. Matthew, signifying the proceedings of king
Lenox, duke of, lord steward of the king's household, em- James at his first entrance, ib. to the earl of Northum-

ployed in the inquiry into the poisoning of Sir Thomas berland, giving some character of the king at his arrival,
Overbury, ii. 176, sent to the lord chancellor, 214, his 30, to Mr. Murray, of the king's bedchamber, about
letter to lord St. Alban, 239.

knighting a gentleman, ib. to Mr. Pierce, secretary to
Lepanto, victory of, i. 523, put a hook into the nostrils of the lord deputy of Ireland, desiring an account of the
the Mahometans, ib.

Irish affairs, ib. to the earl of Northampton, desiring him
Lerma, duke of, ii. 218.

to present the “ Advancement of Learning " to the king,

ib. to Sir Thomas Bodley, upon sending his book of

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

on sending his bill for viscount, 85, to the same, on send-
ing his patent, ib. to the king, of Sir George Villiers's
patent, 86, to Sir George Villiers, on sending his patent
sealed, ib. to the same, acknowledging the king's favour,
ib. to the king, of the clothing business, ib. to the lord
viscount Villiers, on the same subject, 87, to the lord
viscount Villiers, concerning the patent for licensing
inns, 88, to the same, with Bertram's case, ib. to Sir
Francis Bacon, from lord Villiers, concerning Bertram,
89, to the lord viscount Villiers, of the improving his
lands and the revenues of his places, 89, 90, to the same,
about duels, 90, 91, to the same, concerning the farmers'
cause, 91,92, to the earl of Buckingham, on the author's
being declared lord keeper of the great seal, 92, to the
same, concerning the queen's household, ib. to the uni-
versity of Cambridge, in answer to their congratulation,
ib. to the earl of Buckingham, of lord Brackley's patent,
92, 93, to the same, concerning the queen's business, 3,
to Mr. Matthew, censuring some astronomers in Italy,
ib. to the king, about the Spanish match, 93, 94, to the
earl of Buckingham, of his taking his place in chancery,
94, the earl of Buckingham's answer, 96, to the earl of
Buckingham, recommending Mr. Lowder to be one of
the barons in Ireland, ib. to the same, dissuading the
match between his brother and lord Coke's daughter,
97, 98, to the king, on the same subject, ib. to the earl
of Buckingham, of his brother's match, 99, a letter of
thanks to the earl of Buckingham, 100, to the same,
with the certificate touching the enrolment of appren.
tices, ib. four to the same, of retrenching the expenses
of the king's household, 101, to the king, from the lords
of the council, on the same subject, 102, 103, to Mr.
Matthew, desiring his judgment of his writings, 103, to
the marquis of Buckingham, of different affairs, 104, the
marquis's answer, ib. to the king, asking bis directions
concerning the charge to be given the judges, before the
circuits, 105, to the lord chancellor, from Buckingham,
concerning the treatment of the papists, ib. to the
marquis of Buckingham, concerning lord Clifton's tra-
ducing the author, ib. to the same, concerning the
revenue, 106, to the same, of staying two grants at the
seal, and of the commission of wards in Ireland, ib. to
the same, of his mother's patent, ib. to the same, of
staying a patent at the seal, 107, to the same, of the
navy, ib. to the same, soliciting the farm of the profits
of the alienations, ib. to the same, concerning the affair
of the Dutch merchants, who had exported immense
quantities of gold and silver, 108, Buckingham's answer,
ib. two to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the
revenue, 108, 109, to the king, concerning the gold and
silver thread business, 109, to the same, proposing to
regulate his finances, 109, 110, to the marquis of Buck-
ingham, giving him an account of several matters, 110
Buckingham's answer, ib. Buckingham to the lord chan-
cellor, ib. to Sir Thomas Leigh, and Sir Thomas Puck-
eridge, in favour of a man whose house was burnt down,
ib, to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the pur-
sevants, 111, two from Buckingham to the lord chan-
cellor, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning
the “ ore tenus” against the Dutch, ib. Buckingham's
answer, 112, to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning
the earl of Suffolk's submission, ib. Buckingham's answer,
ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, of Suffolk's sentence,
113, to the same, of the Dutchmen's cause, ib. to the
same, concerning the revenue, ib. to the same, with Sir
Thomas Lake's submission, 113, 114, Buckingham's
answer, 114, to the marquis of Buckingham, concerning
the Dutch cause, ib. Buckingham's answer, ib. to the
marquis of Buckingham, of justice Croke's death, ib. to
the same, of the revenue business, ib. to the marquis of
Buckingham, of a remembrancer in chancery, 115, to
the king, of preparing for a parliament, 116, to the
marquis of Buckingham, of the parliament business,
ib. Buckingham's answer, 117, from the king to my lord
chancellor, upon his lordship’s sending to his majesty his
“ Novum Organum,” ib. to the marquis of Buckingham,
with a draught of a proclamation for a parliament, 118,
Buckingham's answer, 119, to Sir Henry Wotton, with
his “ Novum Organum,” 120, to Mr. Matthew, believing
his danger less than he found it, ib. to the same, express


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trig great acknowledgment and kindness, ib. to the same, | Lie, implies a man's being bravc towards God, and a
owning his impatient attention to do him service, ib. to coward towards men, i. 262, why the last appeal to judg-
the marquis of Buckingham, of summoning the prince ment, ib. " Tell a lie and find a truth,” says the Spaniard
to parliament, 121, to the same, of parliament business, 265, in transacting embassies, 303.
ib. Buckingham to the lord chancellor, approving the Lie, our law condemned as not having provided a sufficient
proclamation for a parliament, 122, Buckingham to the punishment for those who use this word, i. 681. Francis
same, of the king's speech to his parliament, ib. three to 1. of France, made this word so disgraceful as it now is,
the king, imploring favour, 122, 123, to the prince of 682. Solon's answer to one who asked him why he made
Wales, returning thanks for his favours, 123, to the king, no punishment for this word, ib. the civilians dispute
returning thanks for his liberty, 124, to the marquis of whether an action of injury will lie for it, ib.
Buckingham, returning thanks for his good offices, ib. a Lieger ambassadors, what, i. 515, their care and duty, ib.
memorial for his majesty's service, ib. to the marquis of Life, the taking it away how to be punished in several cases,
Buckingham, soliciting him to stay at London, 125, to i. 676, perpetual continuance of it no way desirable,
the king, soliciting to be restored to favour, 125, 126, 335.
Buckingham to the lord St. Alban, with his majesty's Life, by what courses prolonged, i. 117.
warrant for his pardon, 126, Buckingham writes three Light by refraction shows greater, i. 170.
familiar letters to the lord St. Alban, 126, 127, the lord Light comforteth the spirits, i. 197, especially light va-
St. Alban to Buckingham, professing great affection, and ried, ib.
begging a kind construction of his letters, 127, to the Lights over-great, offend the eyes, i. 186.
marquis of Buckingham, concerning the staying his Lignum aloes, i. 188.
pardon at the seal, ib. to the king, with his “ History of Lincoln, John, earl of, son of John de la Pole, duke of
Henry the Seventh," ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, Suffolk, and Elizabeth, eldest sister of Edward IV. i.
high admiral of England, with the “ History of Henry 739, intended for the crown by Richard III. ib. carefully
the Seventh," ib. lord St. Alban to a Barnabite monk, watched by Henry VII. ib. sails into Flanders, ib. lands
about points in philosophy, 128, to the king, imploring in Lancashire, 740, slain in the battle near Newark, 741.
assistance, 128, 129, to Mr. Matthew, employing him to Lincostis, an herb growing in the water, i. 154.
do a good office with a great man, 130, to the lord Digby, Liquefaction, its cause, i. 180.
on his going to Spain, ib. to Mr. Matthew, concerning Liquefiable, and not liquefiable, i. 180, bodies that liquefy
sincere friendship, 130, 131, an expostulation to the by fire, 181, others by water, ib. some liquefy by both, ib.
marquis of Buckingham, 131, Buckingham to the lord Liquors, infusions in them, i. 84, appetite of continuation
St. Alban, concerning his warrant and access to the in them, 85, 117.
king, ib. to the marquis of Buckingham, recommending Liquors, their clarification, i. 119, 120, three causes thereof,
Mr. Matthew, 132, to the duke of Buckingham, soliciting 119, preservation of liquors in wells or vaults, 128.
his favour, ib. Buckingham's answer, ib. to the duke of Liquors compressed, 185, their incorporation with pow.
Buckingham, presenting the “ De Augmentis Scientia- ders, 118.
rum,” ib. Buckingham's answer, 133, to the duke of Liturgy, to be used with reverence, i. 355, how to be com-
Buckingham, concerning his suit to his majesty for a posed, ib. the exceptions against ours are trifling, ib.
full pardon and a translation of his honours after his | Liver, how to cure a scirrhus of it, i. 139, how opened, 250.
death, 133, Buckingham's answer, ib. to the lord trea- Lives, a branch of civil history, i. 30.
surer Marlborough, expostulating about his unkindness Livia, i. 321, 323, sorted well with the policy of her hus-
and injustice, 134, to the king, petitioning for a total band, and the dissimulation of her son, 264, poisoned her
remission of his sentence, ib. answer to the foregoing, by husband, 276, 705, secured her son's succession by false
king James, 135, the lord viscount St. Alban to Dr. fames of Augustus's recovery, 309.
Williams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his writings, &c. Living creatures that generate at certain seasons only, i.
ib. the bishops' answer, ib. to the queen of Bohemia, 169, others at all seasons, ib. the cause of each, ib. their
with a discourse on a war with Spain, 136, to the mar. several times of bearing in the womb, ib. the causes
quis de Fiat, relating to his “ Essays,ib. to the earl of thereof, ib. the several numbers which they bring forth
Arundel and Surrey, just before his death, being the last at a burden, ib. the causes, ib. Living creatures that
letter he ever wrote, ib.

will be transmuted into another species, 142. Living
Letters patents, whether they might be given of the dig- creatures foreshow weather, 177, 178.

nity of earldom, without delivery by the king's own Livy, his description of Cato Major, i. 293, his remark on
hand, ii. 93, Brackley's case relating to this query, with Antiochus and the Ætolians, 303.
the other nearest precedents to it, 96.

Loadstone, its operation by consent, i. 191.
Leucadians, a superstitious usage among them, i. 187. Logic, i. 46.
Levant, concerning the trade thither, i. 477, account of London, contributed more than 90001. to the Benevolence
our merchants' sufferings therein, ib.

of Henry VII. i. 757.
Lewis XI. of France, i. 199, his secrecy, 282, makes peace Lopez, his design of poisoning queen Elizabeth, i. 399,

with Edward IV. 732, a design of his about their laws, holds a correspondence with several in Spain on that
668, 672.

account, ib. the method of his proceeding in that affair,
Lewis XII. stamped coins of gold with a motto, upon the 399, 400, agrees to poison the queen for 50,000 crowns,
kingdom's being interdicted by the pope, i. 687.

401, his contrivances to keep concealed, ib. a letter in-
Lewis XII. notifies to Henry VII. his conquest of Milan, tercepted relating to his plot, ib. is discovered and con-
i. 783.

victed, ib.
Lewis, Mr. licence granted to him, ii. 212.

Lopping trees, makes them spread and bushy, i. 133.
“- Lex regia,” what it was, i. 564.

Lot's offer, i. 211.
Ley, Sir James, lord Ley, lord treasurer, well affected to Love, the Platonists' opinion of it, i. 194, procured by sud-
lord viscount St. Alban's interest, ii. 262.

den glances and dartings of the eye, ib. without ends
Libel, observation on one published anno Domini 1592, lasting, 315, ii. 131.

i. 376, the design of the author of it, 378, would infuse Love, who least liable to extravagant love, i. 268, its tides,
groundless fears of Spain into us, 384, endeavours to stir ib. nuptial, friendly, and wanton love, ib.
up discontent in the nation, on account of the uncer- Lovel, viscount, attainted, i. 735, heads the forces against
tainty of succession to the crown at that time, 385, many Henry VII. 736, flies into Lancashire, and sails to Flan-
instances of the untruths and abuses contained therein, ders to the lady Margaret, ib. invades England with
393, the great impudence manifested therein, 396.

Irish and Dutch, 740, various accounts of his death, 741.
Libellers, are condemned by the law of nations, i. 376. Lovelace, Leonard, ii. 220.
Libels, the females of sedition, and gusts of restrained Low Countries, said to have the same succession of weather
liberty of speech, i. 767.

every thirty-five years, i. 307.
Liberties, what sort proper to allow to the undertakers for Low Countries, their afflicted condition, i. 381, their defec-
the plantation of Ireland, i. 472.

tion from the king of Spain, 389, 391.
Licences for losses, are to be granted cautiously, i. 722. Low's case of tenures, i. 623, whether his tenancy was in

“ capite” or in “ socage,” ib. arguments for its being in Portugal, comes into England, and is thereupon appre-
“ capite,” 623–626, the cases seemingly against it hended, i. 400.
answered, 626, et seq.

Manufactures, workers thereof how pupishable, unless they
Lowder, Mr. solicitor to the queen, made one of the barons have served seven years' apprenticeship, i. 677.
of the exchequer in Ireland, ii. 191, 193.

Manwaring, Sir Arthur, ii. 211.
Lucciole, a fly in Italy shining like glow-worms, i. 163. Manufactures foreign, should be prohibited where the ma-
Lucky and unlucky, i. 194.

terials are superfluities, i. 787, our own should be en-
Lucretius's exclamation against religion, upon the sacrifice couraged, 517. Manufactures of old generally wrought
of Agamemnon's daughter, i. 263.

by slaves, 286.
Lucullus entertains Pompey, i. 323, why he calls Pompey March, towards the end, the best discoverer of summer
a carrion crow, 325, his answer to Pompey, 297.

sickness, i. 176.
Lunacy in children, how occasioned, i. 198.

Marchers, lordships, abolished by statute of 27 Henry
Lupins help both roots and grain, i. 156.

VIII. i. 632, court of marches maintained its jurisdic-
Lust, the impressions thereof, i. 165.

tion, ib. what meant by the word marches, ib. is as old
Lutes, why old ones sound better than new, i. 112.

as Edward IVth's time, ib. the extent of it, ib. &c. the
Lycurgus advised to reduce the state of Sparta to a de- intention of the king in the election of it, ib. the sense of
mocracy, i. 322.

the word marches settled by several arguments, and its
Lycurgus, his laws were of long continuance, i. 671, an authority justified, 632, 633, arguments to prove that it
answer of his to one who advised him to set aside kingly signifies lordships marchers, ib. a confutation of those
government, 653.

arguments, 634, different significations of marches with
Lydia, near Pergamus, i. 94.

the arguments in defence of them, 633, the whole debate
Lying, in what kind of posture healthful, i. 166.

upon this matter summed up, 636, et seq. statute of 34

of Henry VIII. relating to the marches explained, 636,

Marches distinguished from lordships marchers, 638,

several arguments collected together on this head, which
Macedon, its glory founded in poverty, i. 467, compared were unanswered, ib.
with Spain, 388.

Marchio, a marquis, whence derived, i. 631.
Machiavel, i. 270, 293, 306.

Margaret, lady, i. 736, second sister of Edward Il'. and
Macro, i. 291.

dowager of Charles the Hardy, duke of Burgundy, 739,
Macrobius, i. 310.

had the spirit of a man, and the malice of a woman, it.
Macrocephali, i. 86.

raises the ghost of the second son of Edward IV. 701),
Mad dog, i. 118.

reflected on by Dr. Warham, 764, not mentioned in the
Madness, a remedy for it, i. 84.

account of Perkin's examination, 780.
Magic, i. 38.

Margaret, eldest daughter of Henry VII. married to James
Magic, natural, i. 190_194.

IV. of Scotland, i. 785, her line succeeds to the crown,
Magic of the Persians, our author's opinion concerning it, 796.
i. 449.

Maritime countries need not fear a surcharge of people, i.
Magical operations, i. 190, et seq.

Magistrates subordinate, directions for their conduct, i. 571, Markham, Gervase, Esq. his quarrel with lord Darcy, ii.

cannot be invested with the personal prerogative and 183, note ll.
power of the king, ib.

Marlborough, lord, made treasurer, ii. 134.
Magnalia Naturæ, i. 8).

Marle, why esteemed the best compost, i. 149.
Mahomet, i. 270.

Marriage recommended, i. 210, the laws and conditions of
Mahometans, who propagate religion by the sword, yet marriage, 211.
use therein no secret murders, i. 694.

Marriage and single life, i. 211. Marriage despised by the
Maiz, i. 90.

Turks, 266.
Male birds, why the best singers, i. 183.

Marriage by the book, and not by the sword, i. 755, be-
Male and female, the difference of them in several living tween the crowns of England and Scotland, how caused,

creatures, i. 183, the causes thereof, ib. Male and 776.
female in plants, 151. Male piony good for the falling Marriage of wards, a political reservation of William the
sickness, and incubus, 198.

Conqueror, i. 578.
Maleficiating, practised in Gascony, i. 188.

Marrow more nourishing than fat, i. 89, of two kinds, 168
Malt, i. 154, its swelling and increase, ib. its sweetness, ib. Marshal's office, what it is, i. 650.
Man, knowledge of, how divided, i. 41.

Marshalsea first erected, i. 671, its design, jurisdiction, and
Man was created in the image of God, i. 338, judged falsely extent thereof, ib.

of the rules of good and evil, ib. his fall, and the ill Mart, letters thereof, how vain and dangerous a remedy of
effects thereof, ib. is compared to an Indian fig-tree, 335, the Spanish grievances, i. 477.
is improvable in the mind, as well as body, ii. 47, how Martin, Richard, Esq. his letter to Sir Francis Bacon, ii.
his body is improvable, in many instances, 46.

179, account of him, ib. note .
Man, a plant turned upwards, i. 150.

Martin, lady, widow of Sir Richard Martin, her cause re-
Man's flesh eaten, i. 85, breedeth the French disease, ib. commended to the lord chancellor by the marquis of

causeth high imaginations, ib. 184, not in itself edible, Buckingham, ii. 228.
ib. the cause, ib. how eaten by cannibals, ib. wherefore Martyrdom, miraculous because it exceeds the power of
eaten by witches, ib.

human nature, i. 307.
Mandeville, lord, a letter to him and lord chancellor Bacon Mary, second daughter of Henry VII. i. 789, married to
from the marquis of Buckingham, ii. 227.

Charles, prince of Castile, afterwards Charles V. 792.
Mandrakes, the ill use made of them, i. 151.

Mary, queen, a conspiracy against her to kill her by a
Manna, i. 139, of Calabria best and most plentiful, i. 172. burning-glass, i. 101.
Manners, how far a union of them in kingdoms is to be Masques, i. 292.
desired, i. 452.

Massacre in Paris, i. 263, 312.
Manors, how at first created, i. 579, whence they had their Mathematics, i. 38.

Matrimony, what tempers best disposed for it, i. 266.
Mansell, Sir Robert, committed to the Marshalsca, and Matthew, Mr. some account of him, ii. 29.

brought before the council-table, ii. 161 note t, 162, his Matthew, Dr. Tobie, archbishop of York, ii. 187, 268.
account brought in slowly in the king's opinion, 208, Matthew, Tobie, acts the part of the squire in the earl of

Essex's device, ii. 148, note, letter to Sir Francis Bacon,
Manslaughter, what it is, and its punishment, i. 571, our 170, account of him, ib. note *, letters to Sir Francis

law makes a difference very justly between it and mur. Bacon, 147, 148, 205, 206, 211, 218, 220, he advertises
der in malice prepense, 681.

his lordship of a design of the Roman catholics, 246, a
Manuel Andrada practised the death of Antonio king of good friend of lord viscount St. Alban, 253, letter to him


name, ib.

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