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from that lord, 253-255, arrives at Madrid, 253, a cerned in it also, ib. from the king to the commons are to
petition of lord viscount St. Alban put into his hands, be received by their speaker, ib.
261, letters to him from lord viscount St. Alban, 267, his Metals, the colours they give in dissolution, i. 117, the
letter to that lord, 268.

causes thereof, ib.
Maturation, i. 120, of drinks, ib. 180, of fruits, 120, Metals and plants, wherein they differ, i. 150, growing of

121, 184. Maturation or digestion, how best promoted metals, 175, drowning of metals, ib. refining of metals
by heat, 120, 121.

not sufficiently attended to, 182. Metalline vapours
Maule, Patrick, ii. 201, 225.

hurtful to the brain, 192.
Maximilian, king of the Romans, i. 742, 743, unstable and Metals, an inquisition touching the compounding of them,

necessitous, 745, encouraged by Henry VII. to proceed i. 240, for magnificence and delicacy, 241, drowning of
to a match with Ann, heir of Britany, 752, and married metals, ib. separation of them, 244, variation of them,
to her by proxy, ib. but when defeated, his behaviour, 245, all metals may be dissolved, 246, often fired and
756, disappoints king Henry VII. 759, his league with quenched grow chúrlish, and will sooner break than
Henry VII. 768.

bow, 778. Bell-metal, how compounded, 244, sprouting
Maxims in law, several advantages of a collection of them, i. of metals, 245, tinging of metal, ib. volatility of metals,

548, the method followed by our author in this collection, its degrees, ib. fixation of metals, ib.
which is set down, and explained by instances; doubtful Metaphysics, i. 37.
cases in them cleared up, where they take place, and in Metellus opposes Cæsar, i. 324.
what cases they fail, 548–570.

Methusalem water, i. 250, 251.
Maxwell, James, wishes lord viscount St. Alban well, ii. Meverel, his answer touching-minerals, i. 243.

Mildew on corn from closeness of air, i. 139, 156, but seldom
Maxwell, Robert, ii. 203..

comes on hills and champaign grounds, ib.
May, Sir Humphry, chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, Military men, when dangerous to a state, i. 273, 277, love

ii. 223, letters to him from the lord Bacon, 230, 26). danger better than labour, 286, had greater encourage-
Mayor and companies of London receive Henry VII. at ment from the ancients than the moderns, 287, how im-

Shoreditch, i. 733, meet pope Alexander's nuncio at proved here, 751.
London Bridge, 777.

Military men, how to be punished if they go abroad without
Meats inducing satiety, i. 119.

proper leave, i. 675.
Meautys, Thomas, brought to kiss the king's hand, ii. 233, Military puissance consists of men, money, and confeder-

letters to the lord St. Alban, 237, 238, 242, 244, 246, 248. ates, i. 542.
Mecænas, his advice to Augustus touching Agrippa, i. 282. Milk, warm from the cow, a great nourisher, i. 90, a remedy
Mechanics, i. 29.

in consumptions, ib. how to be used, ib. cow's milk bet.
Mediator, the necessity thereof, i. 337, the mystery of this ter than ass's or woman's milk, ib. Milk in beasts how
dispensation, ib.

to be increased, 172. Milk used for clarification of
Medicinable herbs, i. 139, soporiferous medicines, 198. liquors, 120, 121, good to steep divers seeds in, 136, pre-
Medicine, i. 41.

serving of milk, 129. Milk in plants, 153.
Medicines changed, helpful, i. 93.

Minced meat a great nourisher, i. 90, how to be used, ib.
Medicines which affect the bladder, i. 96, 97. Medicines Mind, cultivation of, i. 56, 66.
condensing which relieve the spirits, 167.

Minerals, i. 162, 242, should be industriously followed,
Megrims, whence, i. 166.

Melancholy, preservative against it, i. 250.

Minerals, questions and solutions about incorporating them,
Melancholy persons dispose the company to the like, i. 242.
i. 194.

Mines, a law case relating to them between lessor and
Melioration of fruits, trees, and plants, i. 133, et seq.

lessee, i. 619, are part of an inheritance, 616.
Melo-cotones, i. 134, grow best without grafting, 135, the Ministers, are the eyes, ears, and hands of kings, i. 509.
cause thereof, ib.

Ministry, equality therein in the church is condemned, i.
Melting of metals, observations thereon, i. 244.

348, an able one to be chosen, 357, a very good method
Memory, the art of, i. 46, 196, persons better places than in training them up, ib.
words, ib. Memory, how strengthened, 198.

Minorities, states often best governed under minorities,
Men, are all by nature naturalized towards one another, whence, i. 4.
i. 661.

Minos, in what his laws were famous, i. 672.
Mendoza, i. 326.

Mint, a certificate relating to the scarcity of silver there,
Menstruums, i. 245.

i. 492.
Merchandises, an argument proving the king's right of Miracles to be distinguished from impostures and illusions,
impositions on them, i. 489.

i. 205, the end of them, ib. were never wrought but with
Merchandising, how to be ordered after the union of Eng- a view to man's redemption, 338.
land and Scotland, i. 459.

Mitchel, Sir Francis, ii

. 201 note ||, 203 note ll.
Merchants, their importance, i. 276, how they convey Misadventure, what it is, i. 681, in case thereof cities of

blessings to any country, 294, promoted by Henry VII. refuge prepared, ib.
747, 772, &c. negociations about them directed by queen Misprision of treason, how a man becomes guilty thereof,
Elizabeth, 515.

i. 643, the method of trial, punishment, and other pro-
Merchants, several errors in their complaints about trade, ceedings relating thereto, ib.

i. 475, &c. the hardships of those who trade to Spain and Misseltoe, a particular account of it, i. 145.
the Levant, ib. they ought not to urge to a direct war Mithridates, i. 325.
upon account of their particular sufferings by the enemy, Mixture of solids and fluids diminishes their bulk, i. 88,
476, their injuries further shown to be not so great as what bodies mix best together, 117, 118.
represented, ib. a report of the earl of Salisbury and earl Mixture of earth and water in plants, i. 125. Mixture of
of Northampton's speeches concerning their petition kinds in plants not found out, 137. Mixture imperfectly
upon the Spanish grievances, 474–480, are divided into made, 180, of liquors by simple composition, 248.
two sorts, 475, several considerations relating to them, Mixtures, concerning perfect and imperfect ones, i. 45),
ib. &c.

452, two conditions of perfect mixture, 452.
Mercurial and sulphureous bodies, i. 125.

Moist air, how discovered, i. 177.
Mercy and justice the two supports of the crown, i. 511,513. Moisture adventitious cause of putrefaction, i. 122. Moist-
Merick, Sir Gilly, the effect of what passed at his arraign- ure qualifying heat, the effect, 163. Moisture, the
ment, i. 423.

symptoms of its abounding in human bodies, 160.
Meroë, the metropolis of Æthiopia, i. 130.

Moisture increased by the moon, 188, trial of it in seeds,
Messages of the king, whether to be received from the body ib. in men's bodies, ib. force of it in vegetables, 138.

of the council, or from the king's person only, i. 487, Mompesson, Sir Giles, censured for his severe oppressions,
how far the authority of the king is concerned in this ii. 88, 201, 203.
question, 488, how far the house of commons is con. Monarchy without nobility absolute, i. 271. Nebuchad.

nezzar's tree of monarchy, 285, abridgement of monarchy | Mountains, great, foreshow tempests early, i. 177.
to be master of the sea, 286, elective and hereditary, Mountebanks in state as well as private life, i. 270.

Mountfort, Sir Simon, i. 763, apprehended, convicted, and
Monarchical government, difference between it and com- beheaded, for adhering to Perkin, 765.

monwealths, i. 653, commended, 500, 653, is founded in Mountjoy, lord deputy of Ireland, i. 541.
nature, ib. iwo arguments in proof thereof taken from Mouth out of taste, i. 477, what taste it will not receive, ib.
the patterns of it, found in nature and original submis- Mucianus, his advice to Vespasian, i. 264.
sions, with motives thereto, ib.

Mucianus, how he destroyed Vitellius by a false fame, i. 309.
Monarchies, the poor beginnings of several taken notice of, Mulberry more fair and fruitful by perforating the trunk,
i. 467.

&c. i. 135, the black mulberry preferable to the white,
Money, like muck, not good except it be spread, i. 272. 141.
Monies, upon the union of England and Scotland, to have Mulberry leaf, i. 172.

the same image, superscription, &c. i. 456, to counter- Mullin's case taken notice of, concerning the inheritance of
feit, clip, &c. the king's money, is high treason, 675, the timber-trees, i. 617.
fineness of it an advantage of queen Elizabeth's reign, Mummy said to be three thousand years old, i. 171.

Mummy stancheth blood, 199.
Monk, Sir Thomas, ii. 203.

Munster, a design of planting it, with the reason why it did
Monopolies, their improvement, i. 290, the cankers of all not go on, i. 471.
trading, 517.

Murder, cases relating thereto explained, i. 555, how to
Monopoly, a company so called, dissolved, i. 475.

be prosecuted, and what to suffer for it upon conviction,
Monsters in Africa, their original, i. 137.

571. Self-murder, how to be punished, 580, what de.
Montagu, Sir Henry, ii. 172, made lord chief justice of the grees of murder are highest, &c. 676, a difference be-

king's bench, 183, 202, 206, 213, made lord treasurer, tween an insidious one and a braving, is ridiculous, 681,

Murdered body bleeding at the approach of the murderer,
Montagu, Dr. James, bishop of Winchester, ii. 202.

i. 197, applied to love, 319.
Montagu, bishop of Bath and Wells, some account of him, Murdering of princes, the great sin of maintaining the
ii. 83 note t.

lawfulness of this doctrine, i. 694, the doctrine upon
Montaigne, his reason why the lie given is so odious a which it is founded, accused, ib. the calumny it brings to

charge, namely, because it implies a man's being brave our religion, ib. the defence of it is impious, 695, is the
towards God, and a coward towards men, i. 262.

destruction of government, ib.
Montgomery, Philip earl of, ii. 238, commended for his Murray, John, letters to him from Sir Francis Bacon, ii.
honesty, 257.

165, et seq. created a viscount and earl, ib. note ..
Moon attractive of heat out of bodies, i. 94, means of the Murray, Thomas, provost of Eton, dies, ii. 250 notes
trial of it, ib.

Muscovy hath a late spring and early harvest, whence,
Moon's influences, i. 188, it increaseth moisture, ib.

i. 147.
Moors, eat no hares' flesh, i. 327, of Valentia, their extirpa- Mushrooms, i. 144, their properties, ib. several productions
tion, 523.

of them, ib. where they grow most, 150, 153.
More, Sir Thomas, i. 318, his pleasant way of repressing Music, i. 38.
bribery, ib. See 326, 328.

Music in church, how far commendable, and how far not
Morley, lord, sent with 1000 men to aid Maximilian, i. 752,

so, i. 356.
raises the siege of Dixmude, and is slain, ib.

Music in the theory ill treated, i. 98. Musical and immusi-
Morley, acts the part of the secretary of state, in the earl cal sounds, ib. bodies producing musical sounds, ib.
of Essex's Device, ii. 148, note.

diapason the sweetest of sounds, 99, fall of half notes
Morris dance of heretics, a feigned title, i. 262.

necessary in music, ib. consorts in music, the instruments
“ Morsus diaboli,” an herb, why so called, i. 155.

that increase the sweetness not sufficiently observed,
Mortification proceeding from opiates, or intense colds, 116, the music in masques, 292, consent of notes to be
i. 122.

ascribed to the ante-notes, not entire ones, 99, concords,
Mortified parts by cold must not approach the fire, i. 173, perfect and semi-perfect, which they are, ib. the most
cured by applying snow, ib. or warm water, ib.

odious discord of all other, ib. discord of the bass most
Morton, John, bishop of Ely, made counsellor to Henry disturbeth the music, ib. no quarter-notes in musie, ib.

VII. i. 735, and archbishop of Canterbury, ib. his speech pleasing of single tones answereth to the pleasing of
to the parliament as chancellor about the affair of colours, and of harmony to the pleasing of order, ib.
Britany, 745, thought to advise a law for his own pre- figures or tropes in music have an agreement with the
servation, 748, grows odious to court and country, ib. figures in rhetoric, 99, 100. Music bath great operation
his answer to the French king's ambassadors, 755, his upon the manners and spirits of men, 100, why it sounds
crotch or fork to raise the Benevolence, 757, created best in frosty weather, 112, concords and discords in
cardinal, 758, reckoned a grievance by the people, 783, music are sympathies and antipathies of sounds, 116,
his death, ib. an inveterate enemy of the house of instruments that agree best in consort, ib. instruments
York, ib.

with a double lay of strings, wire, and lute-strings, ib.
Moss, a kind of mouldiness of earth and trees, i. 123, 150; | Musk, its virtue, i. 193.

vide 144 ; where it groweth most, ib. the cause of it, ib. Musk-melons, how improved, i. 138.
what it is, ib. Moss, sweet, ib. in apple trees sweet, Muster-masters of the lieutenancy, i. 513.
ib. 179, in some other trees, 153, of a dead man's skuli Mute, any one that is so in trial forfeiteth no lands, except
stanched blood potently, 199.

for treason, i. 580, how such a one is to be punished, 574.
Moth, i. 160.

Myrobolanes, i. 154.
Mother, suppressed by burning feathers, and things of ill
odour, i. 193.

Mother's diet affecteth the infant in the womb, i. 198.
Motion hindereth putrefaction, i. 123.

Nails, i. 168.
Motion of bodies caused by pressure, i. 83. Motion of Nakedness uncomely in mind as well as body, i. 265.
liberty, ib. Motion of gravity, 170. Motion of consent,

Vide 528.
92. Motion in men by imitation, &c. 118. Motion Name, union in name, of great advantage in kingdoms,
after death, 130. Motion of attraction would prevail, i. 452, what it is to be of England and Scotland after
if motion of gravity hindered not, 162. A body in motion their union, 455, 456, alterations herein considered as a
moved more easily than one at rest, why, 170. Motion point of honour, and as inducing new laws, 456.
of nexe, 188. Projectile motion, its cause,

Nantz, the strongest city in Britany, now closely besieged,
Motto of king James, i. 515.


i. 745.
Mouldiness, an inception of putrefaction, i. 123, 150. Napellus, the strongest of all vegetable poisons, i. 139, and
Moulds to make fruits of any figure, i. 140.

yet a maid lived of it, ib. and poisoned those who had
Mountain, Dr. George, bishop of London, ii. 244.

carnal knowledge of her, ib.


Naphtha, i. 191, 246.

Night-showers better for fruit than day-showers, i. 156.
Naples, i. 754, 755.

Nights, star-light or moon-shine, colder than cloudy, i. 185.
Narcissus, his art with Claudius, i. 279.

Nilus, a strange account of its earth, i. 167.
Narratives, or relations, i. 29.

Nilus, the virtues thereof, i. 171, how to clarify the water
Nasturtium, or cardamom, its virtue, i. 125.

of it, ib.
Nations by name, not so in right, i. 527.

Nisi prius, is a commission directed to two judges, i. 575,
Nativity of queen Elizabeth "falsely said to be kept holy, the method that is holden in taking nisi prius, ib. the
instead of that of the Blessed Virgin, i. 397.

jurisdiction of the justices of nisi prius, ib. the advan-
Natural-born subjects, their privileges by our law, i. 655. tages of trials this way, ib.
Natural divination, i. 176.

Nitre, or salt-petre, i. 86, 87, whence cold, 93. Nitre,
Naturalization, the privilege and benefit of it, i. 654, the good for men grown, ill for children, 125. Nitrous water,

nice care of our laws in imparting it, ib. its several de- 126, scoureth of itself, ib. Nitre mingled with water
grees, as belonging to several sorts of people, 654, 655, maketh vines sprout, 134.
the wisdom of our law in its distinctions of this privilege, Nitre upon the sea-sands, i. 171.
655, several degrees of it among the Romans, ib. argu- Nobility, the depression of them makes a king more abso-
ments against naturalization of the Scots, 655, 656, is lute, and less safe, i. 276. Nobility, 271, attempers
conferred by our laws on persons born in foreign parts, sovereignty, ib. should not be too great for sovereignty
of English parents, 656, the inconveniences of a general or justice, ib. too numerous causeth poverty and incon-
naturalization of the Scots, urged, 658, whether con. venience to a state, ib. reason why they should not mul-
quest naturalizes the conquered, 659, did never follow tiply too fast, 285, their retinues and hospitality conduce
conquest among the Romans till Adrian's time, but was

to martial greatness, ib. Nobility how to be ordered
conferred by charter, &c. ib. 660, how it is favoured by after the union of England and Scotland, 457, the state
our laws, 660, case of the subjects of Gascoigne, Gui- of them in queen Elizabeth's time, 385, their possessions
enne, &c. in relation thereto, when those places were how diminished, ib. how to be raised and managed in
lost, 664, a speech in favour of the naturalization of the Ireland after its plantation, 472.
Scots, 461, an answer to the inconveniences of natural-

Noises, some promote sleep, i. 168.
izing the Scots, ib. is divided into two sorts, ib. the in- Non-claim statute, i, 750.
conveniences of not naturalizing the Scots, 465, the ad. Non-residence, is condemned, i. 358, the usual pleas for
vantages of it, 466, instances of the ill effects in several it, ib. &c. the pretence of attending study thereby more
nations of non-naturalization, ib. may be had without a in the universities, removed, ib. several other pleas re-
union of laws, 468, the Romans were very free in them, moved, ib.
451. See Conquest.

Norfolk, duke of, plots with the duke of Alva and Don
Nature, advice of the true inquisition thereof, i. 117. Guerres, to land an army at Harwich, i. 392.
Nature, better perceived in small than in great, i. 160. Norris, Sir John, makes an honourable retreat at Gaunt,
Nature, a great consent between the rules of nature and i. 538.

of true policy, i. 449, &c. its grounds touching the union Northampton, earl of, some account of him, ii. 31 note *
of bodies, and their farther affinity with the grounds of Northumberland, earl of, slain for demanding the subsidy
policy, 451, the laws thereof have had three changes, granted to Henry VII. i. 749.
and are to undergo one more, 337, spirits are not in- Northumberland, earl of, conveys the lady Margaret into

cluded in these laws, ib. what it is we mean thereby, ib. Scotland, i. 785.
Nature in men concealed, overcome, extinguished, i. 292, Northumberland destroyed with fire and sword by James

happy where men's natures sort with their vocations, IV. in favour of Perkin, i. 772.
293, runs to herbs or weeds, ib.

Notions, all our common ones are not to be removed,
Naunton, Sir Robert, surveyor of the court of wards, at- as some advise, ii. 40.

tends the king to Scotland, ii. 189, made secretary of Nourishing meats and drinks, i. 89, 90.
state, 200 note t, recommended to the duke of Bucking. Nourishment, five several means to help it, i. 131, 132.
ham for his grace to apply to, 223, 225.

Nourishment mended, a great help, 139.
Navigation of the ancients, i. 206, 207.

“Novum Organum,” Wotton's commendation of that book,
Navy, how to be ordered after the union of England and ii. 120 note *, presented to the king, with a letter, 117,

Scotland, i. 458, 459, its prosperous condition under the king's and Mr. Cuffe's remarks upon it, 222 note S.
queen Elizabeth, 381.

Nuisance, matters of, how to be punished by the constable,
Necessity is of three sorts-conservation of life-necessity i. 649, several instances thereof, and how they are to be

of obedience-and necessity of the act of God, or of a punished, 677.
stranger, i. 554, it dispenses with the direct letter of a Numa's two coffins, i. 171, a lover of retirement, 281.
statute law, ib. how far persons are excused by cases of Nurseries for plants should not be rich land, i. 134.
necessity, ib. it privilegeth only “quoad jura privata,”
but does not excuse against the commonwealth, not even

in case of death, ib. an exception to the last-mentioned
rule, 555.

Oak bears the most fruit amongst trees, i. 153, the cause,
Negotiating by speech preferable to letters, i. 300, when ib. our oaken timber for shipping not to be equalled,
best, ib.

Negotiations between England and Spain, wherein is shown Oak-leaves have honey-dews, probably from the closeness
the treachery of Spain, i. 392.

of the surface, i. 139, an old tradition, that oak-boughs
Negroes, an inquiry into their coloration, i. 130.

put into the earth bring forth wild vines, 142.

Nero much esteemed hydraulics, i. 98, his male wife, 321, apples, an excrescence with putrefaction, 145.

his character, 322, dislike of Seneca's style, 326, his Oath ex officio, is condemned, i. 355, a new oath of allegi-
harp, 276.

ance, ii. 38 note t.
Nerva, his dislike of informers to support tyranny, i. 323, Obedience, two means of retaining conquered countries in
what was said of him by Tacitus, 483.

it, i. 659.
Netherlands, revolt from Spain, i. 391, proceedings between Objects of the sight cause great delight in the spirits, but

England and Spain relating to them, ib. are received into no great offence, i. 186, the cause, ib.
protection by England, 392, they might easily have been Ocampo, the Spanish general in Ireland, i. 541, taken pri-

annexed to the British dominions, ib.
Nevill, Sir Henry, is drawn into Essex's plot by Cuffe, i. Occhus, a tree in Hyrcania, i. 151.
414, his declaration, ib.

Occupancy, when it grows a property in lands, i. 576, 581.
Nevill's case relating to local inheritances, 616.

Odious objects cause the spirits to Ay, i. 174.
Neville, lord, the house of commons desire he may be put Odours, infusions in air, i. 85. Odours in some degree
out of office, ii. 233.

nourishing, 193.
“ New Atlantis," i. 202. Dr. Rawley's account of the de. Officers in court, ministerial, how to be treated, i. 520.
sign of it, ib.

See Great Officers.

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soner, ib.

care, ib.

Officers of the crown, how to be ordered after the union of Oxford, John, earl of, designed general, i. 740, created
England and Scotland, i. 457.

such under the king for the French expedition, 759, com-
Oil, whether it can be formed out of water, i. 125.

mands in chief at Blackheath, 774, made high steward
Oily substances and watery, i. 123, commixture of oily for the trial of the earl of Warwick, 782, a monstrous

substances prohibiteth putrefaction, ib. turning of watery account of the king's usage of him, 786.
substances into oily, 125, a great work in nature, ib. Oxford, Mr. Bacon's letter to that university, ii. 187.
some instances thereof, ib. Oil of sweet almonds a great Oxford, Henry Vere, earl of, letter to him from the lord
nourisher, 90, how to be used, ib.

viscount St. Alban, ii. 259.
Ointment, fragrant, i. 253. Ointments shut in the va- Oxidraces, a people of India, i. 307, had ordnance in the

pours, and send them powerfully to the head, 191, said time of the Macedonians, ib.
to be used by witches, 198, preserving ointments, 250.
Old men conversing with young company, live long, i. 194.

Old trees bearing better than the same young, i. 153.
Onions shoot in the air, i. 86.

PACKER, John, ii. 173 note t, an ancient friend of lord
Onions made to wax greater, i. 136, in growing carry the Bacon, 236.
seed to the top, 154.

Paget, lady, i. 311.
Openers, a catalogue of them, i. 251.

Pain and grief, the impressions thereof, i. 163.
Operations of sympathy, i. 191.

Paintings of the body, barbarous people much given to it,
Opinion, a master-wheel in some cases, i. 509.

i. 167.
Opium, how to abate its poisonous quality, i. 85, inquired Palace, one described, i. 297.
into, 93, 94, hath divers parts, 97, causes mortification, Palatinate, king James seems resolved to recover it, ii. 118
122. Vide 154.

Palatine, Frederic count, letter to him from the lord chan-
Oquenda, Michael de, the Spanish admiral, lost, i. 539. cellor, ii. 212.
Orange-flowers infused, i. 84. Orange-seeds sown in April Paleness proceeds from the blood's running to the heart.
will bring forth an excellent salad-herb, 146.

i. 163.
Orange, prince of, is murdered by the papists, i. 695. Palliation in diseases, i. 92.
Orators, were as counsellors of state among the Athenians, Palm-tree, a strange relation of its growth, i. 151.
i. 388.

Pamphlets, advice to suppress several scandalous ones
Orbilius, i. 194.

about religion, i. 345.
Order in curing diseases, i. 92.

Panicum, i. 134.
Orders in chancery, are to be registered, i. 719, a copy of Pantomimi, their exact imitation, i. 113.

them is to be kept by the register, ib. where they vary Paper chambletted, i. 167.
from general rules, they are to be set down with great Papists, concerning the proceedings against them under

queen Elizabeth, i. 387, laws made against them, with
Ordinances made for the court of chancery, i. 716.

the reasons thereof, ib. have been guilty of frequent
Ordinary, in what cases he shall administer, i. 588.

treasons, conspiracies, &c. 395.
Ordination, more care ought to be taken therein, i. 357. Papists, ii. 256, 257.
Ordnance, its antiquity, i. 307, called by the Macedonians, Parabolical poetry, i. 32.
thunder, lightning, and magic, ib.

Paracelsus, his pigmies, i. 98, principles, 125, 159.
Orleans, duke of, i. 744, routed and taken, 747.

Paradoxes relating to the belief and practice of every good
Ormond, earl of, i. 755. Thomas, earl of, 759.

christian, i. 341.
Ormonde, Walter, earl of, ii. 207–210.

Parents finding an alteration upon the approach of their
Ormus taken from the Spaniard by the Persian, i. 542. children, though unknown to them, i. 194.
Orpheus, i. 320.

Parents and children, i. 265, their faults in their education,
Orrice, only sweet in the root, i. 185.

266, those that have children have the greatest regard
D'Ossat, cardinal, a writing of his upon king James's acces- to future times, ib.
sion, ii. 30 note *.

Parham, Sir Edward, ii. 170.
Ostrich, ran some space after her head was struck off, i. Paris, our author there at his father's death, i. 199. Paris,

130, lays her eggs in the sand to be hatched by the sun's our author there when he was about sixteen, 200, the
heat, 184.

massacre there, 263, 312.
Otho, when he slew himself many followed the example, Parisatis, poisoned a lady by poisoning one side of a knife,
whence, i. 262.

and keeping the other clean, i. 705.
Ottomans, when they first shaved the beard, i. 320, when Parker, Sir James, slain by Hugh Vaughan, at tilts, i. 759.

divided, 754, without nobles, gentlemen, freemen, or Parliament, court superlative, i. 413, by the king's authority
inheritance, 524.

alone assembled, ib. their bills are but embryos till the
Outlawry, of an attainder thereby, and its consequences, king gives them life, ib.

i. 580, how far the lord's title by escheat in this case Parliament, consultations in it in the first year of king
shall relate back, ib.

Charles I. ii. 261, 262.
Overbury, Sir Thomas, several charges relating to his Parliaments, how to be managed after the union of Eng.

murder, i. 695, some account of him, 696, of the manner land and Scotland, i. 457, the difference between those
of his being poisoned, ib. the proceedings of the king in of England and Scotland in the manner of making pro-
the discovery and punishment of his murder, commended, positions, ib. are the great intercourse of grace between
ib. 699, some account of his death, 699,700, how it came king and people, et vice versa, 690, several things relat-
to be discovered, 700, a narrative of the proceedings in ing to their institution and use, 501, four points con-
poisoning him, 706, great friendship between him and the sidered relating to the business of them, ii. 116, liberty of
earl of Somerset, and the occasion of the breach that them necessary, i. 487.
was made between them, ib. he was a man of no religion, Parma, prince of, attacks Sir John Norris, i. 538, one of
ib. he deters Somerset from marrying the countess of the best commanders of his time, ib. blamed by the
Essex, ib. the proofs urged of Somerset's guilt in poison- Spaniards, 539, was to have been feudatory king of Eng-
ing him, 707, he had all the king's business put into his land, ib.
hands by Somerset, 708, he is murdered rather for fear Parmenides's tenet, that the earth is primum frigidum, i. 93.
of revealing secrets, than from showing his dislike to Parmenio, his rough interrogatory to Alexander, i. 324.
Somerset's marrying lady Essex, ib. the plot to murder Parrots, their power of imitation, i. 112.
him, ib. letter to him from the earl of Somerset, ii. 163, Parts in living creatures easily reparable, and parts hardly
his cypher with the earl, 172, poisoned, 175.

reparable, i. 91. Parts of living creatures severed, their
Owen, condemned for traitorous speeches, ii. 166, note S. virtues in natural magic, 200, four parts of a judge, 305.
Owen, the charge against him for maintaining the doctrine Passions of the mind, their several impressions upon the

of killing excommunicated kings, i. 693, some farther body, i. 163, 164, all passions resort to the part that
particulars concerning his cause, ii. 53.

labours most, 163, all passions conquer the fear of death,
Ox-horn, whether it will ripen seeds, i. 144.

262, in excess destructive of health, 287.

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Pastimes and disports, how far allowable in courts, i. 520. winter, 128. Pestilent fevers and agues, how to be re-
Patents, some proceedings in the passing them, ii. 106. pressed, 197.
Patrick, an Augustin friar, makes a counterfeit earl of War- Pestilential years, i. 166, their prognostics, 159, 166, 176,

wick, i. 782, condemned to perpetual imprisonment, ib. 177.
Patrimonies of the crown, how to be managed after the Petitions, several cases relating thereto, i. 721, &c. of the
union of England and Scotland, i. 458.

merchants concerning the Spanish grievances, consider-
Patrimony of the church, r.ot to be sacrilegiously diverted, ed, 474, mistakes in their preferring them, 476, account
i. 511.

of the contents of their petition, ib. the inconveniences
Paul, St. a Roman by descent, i. 451.

of receiving into the house of commons any concerning
Pawlet, Sir Amyas, bis censure of too much haste, i. 319. private injuries, 478, about war or peace to the king,
Peace containeth infinite blessings, i. 263, two instances of having received but small encouragement, ib. concern-
a false


ing the Spanish grievances rejected by the house of lords,
Peace, what care is taken by our laws to preserve it among with the reasons of doing so, 479.

the subjects, i. 571, the breach of it how to be punished, Petre, Sir George, i. 177.
6-19, king James's care to maintain it, 692, of England, Petrifying springs, i. 95.
was remarkable in queen Elizabeth's time, 380, mock Petty-constable, how far subordinate to the head-consta-
articles relating to one, imagined to be proposed by Eng- ble, i. 650. See Constable.
land to Spain, in a libel, 393, articles relating to one Petty-treason, a query relating to the guilt of it, i. 562,
that would be just between England and Spain, ib. has when it is a man becomes guilty of it, 643, the punish-
very often ill effects flowing from it, 471.

ment and other proceedings, ib.
Peacham, Edmund, interrogatories of his examination about Phaëton's car went but a day, i. 306.

his reflections on king James, ii. 48, his denial in and Philip of Macedon beat by the Romans, i. 321, his saying
after torture, ib. his case similar to Algernon Sydney's, of one who spoke ill of him, 323. Vide 323, 324, 325.
49 note t, his examination at the Tower, 55, whether His dream, 290.
his case be treason or not, ib. 165, 166.

Philip, archduke, i. 764.
Peaches prove worse with grafting, why, i. 135.

Philip, king of Castile, is cast upon the coast of Weymouth,
Peacock, Mr. examined, ii. 218, personates Atkins, ib. i. 789, king Henry VII. forces him to promise to restore
Pearl, said to recover colour by burial in earth, i. 128. the earl of Suffolk, 790.
Peers of England are to be trusted without oath or chal. | Philips, Sir Edward, ii. 231 note *.
lenge, i. 419.

Philo Judæus, his account of sense, i. 323.
Pelopidas, i. 315.

Philosophers resembled to pismires, spiders, and bees, i. 330.
Pembroke, lord, some account of him, ii. 57.

Philosophy, how divided, i. 33, primary or first philosophy,
Pembroke, William, earl of, sworn of the council in Scot. what, 34, divine philosophy, ib. natural philosophy, 35,
land, ii. 191, his character, 257.

speculative philosophy, ib.
Penal laws, not to be turned into rigour, i. 304.

Philosophy received, i. 233.
Penal laws, a multitude of them very inconvenient, i. 668. Phocion's reply to Alexander's tender, i. 324.
Penal statutes, how to be construed, 560.

Physic, if avoided in health, will be strange when you need
People, to put the sword in their hand subverts govern- it, i. 287, some remarks upon it, ii. 40.
ment, i. 263.

Physicians, both too studious and negligent of the patient's
People, the interest of the king in them, i. 575, offences humour, i. 287.

capital against them, how punishable, 676, not capital, Physics, i. 35.
ib. their griefs to be represented to the king by the Physiognomy, i. 176.
judges of the circuits, 713, the increase thereof in queen Pickles, i. 252.
Elizabeth's time, 380, concerning the consumption of Piercy, earl of Northumberland, some account of him, ii.
them in our wars, 386.

28 note il
Pepper, why it helps urine, i. 89.

Pilate, his question about truth, i. 261.
Pepper, Guinea, causeth sneezing, i. 192.

Pilosity, caused by beat, i. 158, in men and beasts, the
Perception in all bodies, i. 176, more subtle than the sense, cause thereof, ib.

ib. it worketh also at distance, ib. the best means of Piony, its virtue, i. 159.
prognosticating, ib.

Pipe-office, whence denominated, i. 588.
Percolation makes a separation according to the bodies it Pisa, its union and incorporation with Florence, i. 465.
passes through, i. 82, 83.

Pistachoes, an excellent nourisher, i. 90.
Percolation inward and outward, i. 171.

Pit upon the sea-shore, filleth with water potable, i. 82,
Percussions of metals, air and water, creates sounds, i. 98, practised in Alexandria, ib. and by Cæsar, who mistook

difference of tones in music caused by the different per- the cause, ib. in time will become salt again, 187.

cussions, 106. Percussion and impulsion of bodies, 170. Pity, what, i. 164, the impressions thereof, ib. Pity heal-
Perfumes, their virtue, i. 193, said to procure pleasant and eth envy, 267.
prophetical dreams, ib.

Pius Quintus, his revelation touching the victory at Le-
Pericles, his preservative against the plague, i. 198, studies

panto, i. 199.
how to give in his accounts, 326.

Plague, prognostics that preceded it, i. 159.
Peripatetics, their element of fire above, exploded, i. 87. Plague, when taken, often giveth no scent at all, i. 191,
Perjury, how to be punished, i. 674.

said to have a scent of the smell of a mellow apple, 192,
Perkin, i. 761. See Warbeck.

who most liable to it, ib. persons least apt to take it, ib.
Perpetual, how wisely our laws distinguish between that Plagues caused by great putrefactions, ib. preservatives
and transitory, i. 617.

against it, ib.
Perpetuities, a sort of entails, i. 582, their inconveniences, Plagues from the putrefaction of grasshoppers and locusts,
ib. a query concerning them, ib.

i. 192, a great one in London, 782.
Persia, monarchy thereof was founded in poverty, i. 467, Plaister as hard as marble, its composition, i. 173, rooms
education of its kings, 449.

newly plaistered, dangerous, 192.
Persians demand of the Greeks land and water, i. 536, take Plantagenet, Edward, son of George, duke of Clarence, i.
Ormus from the Spaniard, 542, 543.

733, had been confined at Sheriff-Hutton, by Richard
Persons near in blood, or other relations, have many secret III. ib. shut up in the Tower, ib. rumour that he was to

passages of sympathy, i. 199, doing business in person, be murdered in the Tower, 736, had not his father's title,
when best, 300.

but created earl of Warwick, 737, carried through Lon.
Perspective, i. 100.

don streets in procession on a Sunday, 738, scduced into
Pertinax, the revenge of his death, i. 264.

a plot by Perkin to murder the lieutenant of the Tower,
Peruvians, their commendations, i. 524.

781, arraigned and executed on Tower-hill, 782, the male
Pestilent diseases, if not expelled by sweat, end in loose. line of the Plantagenets ends with him, ib.

ness, i. 92, a probable cause of pestilences, 122. Pesti- Plantations of colonies encouraged by the Romans, i. 285
lences, though more frequent in summer, more fatal in the wisdom of that conduct, ib.

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