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33. To my lord of Essex

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LETTERS.

34. To my lord of Essex

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35. To Sir John Stanhope

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LETTERS IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

36. To my lord of Essex

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Page 37. To my lord of Essex

1. To a noble lord

138. To my lord of Essex

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2. A letter of ceremony to queen Elizabeth,

39. To the queen

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upon the sending of a new year's gift

140. To Sir Robert Cecil

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3. A letter of ceremony to queen Elizabeth, 41. To Sir Robert Cecil

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upon the sending of a new year's gift

142. To Foulk Grevil

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4. To the queen

143. To my lord of Essex

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2 44. To Sir Robert Cecil, at his being in France 15

245. To Sir Robert Cecil

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7. To my lord treasurer Burghley

246. A letter of advice to the earl of Essex, to

8. To the lord treasurer Burghley

3 take upon him the care of Irish causes, when

9. To the lord treasurer Burghley

3 Mr. Secretary Cecil was in France

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10. To the lord treasurer Burghley

4 47. A letter of advice to the earl of Essex, upon

II. To the lord treasurer Burghley, in excuse of the first treaty with Tyrone, before the earl

the author's speech in parliament against the was nominated for the charge of Ireland 16

triple subsidy

4 48. A letter of advice to my lord of Essex, imme-

12. To the lord keeper of the great seal

5 diately before his going into Ireland

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13. To the lord keeper

549. To my lord of Essex

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14. To the lord keeper

550. A letter to the earl of Essex, in offer of his

15. To the lord keeper

5 service when he was first enlarged to Essex

16. To the lord keeper

5 house

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17. To the lord keeper

6 51. An answer of my lord of Essex to the pre-

18. To the lord keeper

6 ceding letter of Mr. Bacon

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19. To the lord keeper

652. To my lord of Essex

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20. To the lord keeper

6 53. To my lord of Essex

21. To the lord keeper

6 54. To Sir Robert Cecil

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22. A letter to the lord treasurer Burghley, re- 55. To my lord Henry Howard

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commending his first suit, touching the soli- 56. Two letters framed, the one as from Mr.

citor's place

7 Antony Bacon to the earl of Essex; the

B. To the lord keeper

7 other as the earl's answer thereunto'

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24. To the lord keeper

857. A letter framed as from the earl; in answer

3. To the lord keeper

8 to the former letter

35. To the lord keeper

8 58. A letter to Mr. Secretary Cecil, after the de-

27. To the lord keeper

8 feating of the Spanish forces in Ireland ;

28. To the lord keeper

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inciting him to embrace the care of reducing

29. To the lord keeper

9 that kingdom to civility, with some reasons

30. To the lord keeper

9 sent enclosed

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31. To the lord keeper

10 Considerations touching the queen's service in

32. To my lord of Essex

10 Ireland

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62. To Mr. Fowlys

63. To Mr. Fowlys

64. To Sir Thomas Chaloner, then in Scotland,

before his Majesty's entrance

65. An offer of service to the king, upon his first

coming in

66. A letter to the lord of Kinlosse, upon his

Majesty's entrance

67. A letter to Dr. Morison, a Scottish phy-

sician, upon his Majesty's coming in

68. To Mr. Davies, gone to meet the king

69. To Mr. Robert Kempe, upon the death of

queen Elizabeth

70. To the earl of Northumberland, recommend-

ing a proclamation to be made by the king at

his entrance

71. To the earl of Southampton, upon the king's

coming in

72. To Mr. Matthew, signifying the proceedings

of king James, at his first entrance into

England

73. To the earl of Northumberland

74. A letter to Mr. Murray of the king's bed-

chamber

75. To Mr. Pierce, secretary to the lord deputy

of Ireland

76. To the earl of Northampton, desiring him

to present the “ Advancement of Learning" to

the king

77. To Sir Thomas Bodley, upon sending his

book of “ Advancement of Learning”

78. To the earl of Salisbury, upon sending the

“ Advancement of Learning”

79. To the lord treasurer Buckhurst, on the

same subject

80. To the lord chancellor Egerton, on the same

subject

81. To Mr. Matthew

82. To Dr. Playfere, desiring him to translate

the “ Advancement” into Latin

83. To the lord chancellor, touching the “ His-

tory of Britain

84. To the king, touching the “ History of his

Times"

85. A letter of expostulation to Sir Edward

Coke, attorney-general

86. To the earl of Salisbury, concerning the

solicitor's place

87. Another letter to the earl of Salisbury,

touching the solicitor's place

88. To the lord chancellor, concerning the soli-

citor's place

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25 89. To my lady Packington

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25 90. To the king, touching the solicitor's place 36

91. To the earl of Salisbury, upon a new-year's

tide

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92. To Mr. Matthew, imprisoned for religion 37

93. To Mr. Matthew

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94. To Sir George Carew, on sending him the

treatise “In felicem memoriam Elizabethæ"

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26 95. To the king, upon presenting the “ Dis-

26 course touching the Plantation of Ireland”. 38

96. To the bishop of Ely, upon sending his

26 writing entitled, “ Cogitata et Visa”

97. To Sir Thomas Bodley, after he had im.

27 parted to him a writing, entitled, “ Cogitata

et Visa”

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27 98. Sir Thomas Bodley's letter to Sir Francis

Bacon, about his “Cogitata et Visa,” wherein

28 he declareth his opinion freely touching the

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99. To Mr. Matthew, upon sending to him a

28 part of " Instauratio magna”

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100. To Mr. Matthew

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101. To Mr. Matthew

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28 | 102. To Mr. Matthew, upon sending his book,

“De Sapientia Veterum"

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29 | 103. To the king

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104. To the king

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105. To the prince of Wales, dedicating his

29 “Essays" to him

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30 106. To the earl of Salisbury, lord treasurer 44

107. To my lord mayor

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30 | 108. To Sir Vincent Skinner

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109. To Sir Henry Saville

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30 A discourse touching helps for the intellectual

powers

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Of helps of the intellectual powers

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31 110. Sir Francis Bacon to Mr. Matthew, about

his writings, and the death of a friend 47

31111. To the king

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112. To the king, touching Peacham's cause 49

31 113. To the king

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114. To the king, touching Peacham, &c. 50

32 115. To the king, touching my lord chancellor's

recovery, &c.

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32 116. To the king, concerning Owen's cause, &c. 53

32 117. To the king, about a certificate of lord

chief justice Coke

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32 118. To the king

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119. To the king

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33 120. To the king, of revenue and profit

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121. To the king

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34 122. To the king, concerning the new company 57

123. To Sir George Villiers, about Roper's

34 place

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124. To the king

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35 125. To the king, advising him to break off with

the new company

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35 126. To the king, touching the chancellor's

sickness

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35 | 127. To the king

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LETTER

123. A letter to the king, of my lord chan. 168. To the lord viscount Villiers.

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cellor's amendment, and the difference begun 169. To the earl of Buckingham, on the same

between the chancery and king's bench 61 day Sir Francis Bacon was declared lord

129. To Sir George Villiers

62 keeper of the great seal

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130. To Sir George Villiers, about swearing him 170. To the earl of Buckingham

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into the privy council

62 171. To the university of Cambridge

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131. To the king, of the chancery and king's 172. To the earl of Buckingham

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bench

62 173. To the earl of Buckingham

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132. To the king, on the breach of the new 174. To Mr. Matthew, censuring some astrono-

company

64 mers in Italy

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133. To Sir George Villiers

65 175. To the king, about the Spanish match

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134. To his Majesty, about the earl of Somerset 66 176. To the earl of Buckingham

135. To his Majesty, about the chancellor's 177. An account of council business, and other

place

matters

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136. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of 178. A note of some precedents as come nearest

Somerset

67 the case of the lord Brackley : referred to in

137. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of the foregoing letter

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Somerset

68 179. To the lord keeper

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138. A letter to the king, with his Majesty's 180. To the earl of Buckingham

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observations upon it

68 | 181. To the earl of Buckingham

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139. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of

182. To the king

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Somerset

70183. To the earl of Buckingham

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140. To Sir George Villiers, of Somerset's

184. To the king

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arraignment.

70 185. To the earl of Buckingham

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141. To the king, about Somerset's examination 71 186. A memorial for his Majesty

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142. An expostulation to the lord chief justice

187. To the earl of Buckingham

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Coke

71 | 188. To the earl of Buckingham

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143. To Sir George Villiers

74 | 189. To the earl of Buckingham

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144. To the king, about the Commendams . 74 | 190. To the lord keeper

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145. A memorial for his Majesty, 1616

75 191. To the earl of Buckingham

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146. To Sir George Villiers

77 192. To the earl of Buckingham

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147. To Sir George Villiers

77 193. To the earl of Buckingham

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148. Touching the Commendams

77 | 194. To the king

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149. To Sir George Villiers

82195. To the marquis of Buckingham

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150. To Sir George Villiers

82 196. To Mr. Matthew, about reading and giving

151. To Sir George Villiers

83 judgment upon his writings

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152. To Sir George Villiers

83 197. To the marquis of Buckingham

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153. To Sir George Villiers, about Irish affairs 83 198. To the lord chancellor

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154. To the king

84 | 199. To the king

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155. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his bill 200. To the lord chancellor

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for viscount

85 201. To the marquis of Buckingham

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156. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his pa- 202. To the marquis of Buckingham

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tent

85 203. To the marquis of Buckingham

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157. To the king, of Sir George Villiers's patent 86 204. To the marquis of Buckingham

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158. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his pa- 205. To the marquis of Buckingham

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tent sealed

86 206. To the marquis of Buckingham

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159. To sir George Villiers, acknowledging the 207. To the marquis of Buckingham

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king's favour

86 208. To the marquis of Buckingham

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160. To the king

86 209. To the lord chancellor

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161. To the lord viscount Villiers

87 210. To the marquis of Buckingham

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162 Reasons why the new company is not to be 211. To the marquis of Buckingham

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trusted and continued with the trade of 212. To the king

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cloths

87 213. To the king

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163. To the lord viscount Villiers

88 214. To the marquis of Buckingham

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164. To the lord viscount Villiers

88 | 215. To the lord chancellor

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165. To Sir Francis Bacon, his Majesty's attor- 216. To the lord chancellor

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ney-general

89 217. To Sir Thomas Leigh and Sir Thomas

The case of John Bertram

89 Puckering, knights and baronets

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166. To the lord viscount Villiers

89 218. To the marquis of Buckingham

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167. To the lord viscount Villiers, about duels . 90 | 219. To the lord chancellor

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220. To the lord chancellor

111 274. To the lord marquis of Buckingham, high

221. To the marquis of Buckingham

111 admiral of England

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222. To the lord chancellor

112 275. To Father Redempt. Baranzan

128

223. To the marquis of Buckingham

112 276. To the king

128

224. To the lord chancellor

112 277. To Mr. Matthew, employing him to do a

225. To the marquis of Buckingham

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good office with a great man

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226. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 278. To the lord Digby, on his going to Spain 130

227. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 279. To Mr. Matthew

130

228. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 280. An expostulation to the marquis of Buck-

229. To the lord chancellor

114 ingham

131

230. To the marquis of Buckingham

114 281. To the lord St. Alban

131

231. To the lord chancellor

114 282. To the marquis of Buckingham

132

232. To the marquis of Buckingham

114 | 283. To the duke of Buckingham

132

233. To the marquis of Buckingham

114284. To the lord St. Alban

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234. To the king

115 285. To the duke of Buckingham

132

235. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 286. To the lord St. Alban

133

236. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 287. To the lord St. Alban

133

237. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 288. To the duke of Buckingham

133

238. To the marquis of Buckingham

116 289. To the lord St. Alban

133

239. To the king

116 290. To the lord St. Alban

133

240. To the marquis of Buckingham . 116 291. To the duke of Buckingham

133

241. To the lord chancellor

117 292. To the lord St. Alban

134

242. A letter from the king to the lord chan- 293. To the lord treasurer Marlborough, expos-

cellor, upon his lordship's sending to his tulating about his unkindness and injustice 134

Majesty his “ Novum Organum”

117 | 294. To the king

134

243. To the marquis of Buckingham

117 295. Answer to the foregoing, by king James 135

244. Draught of a proclamation for a parliament, 296. The lord viscount St. Alban to Dr. Wil-

referred to in the preceding letter

118 liams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his

245. To the lord chancellor

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speeches, &c.

135

246. To Sir Henry Wotton

120 297. The bishop's answer

135

247. Lord St. Alban to Mr. Matthew

120 298. To the queen of Bohemia

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248. To Mr. Matthew, believing his danger less 299. A letter of the lord Bacon's in French, to

than he found it

120 the marquis Fiat, relating to his “Essays" 136

249. To Mr. Matthew, expressing great acknow- 300. To the earl of Arundel and Surry, just

ledgment and kindness

120

before his death, being the last letter he

250. To Mr. Matthew, owning his impatient

ever wrote

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attention to do him service

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251. To the marquis of Buckingham

121 LETTERS, SPEECHES, CHARGES, ADVICES, &c. OF LORD

252. To the marquis of Buckingham

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CHANCELLOR BACON,

253. To the lord chancellor

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FIRST PUBLISHED BY DR. BIRCH, IN ONE VOLUME

254. To the lord chancellor

122

OCTAVO, in 1763.

255. To the marquis of Buckingham

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256. To the king

122 The Dedication to Mr. Yorke

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257. To the king

123 | The Preface

138

258. To the king's most excellent Majesty 123 To Mr. Robert Cecil

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259. To the prince of Wales

123 To the earl of Essex

140

260. To the king

124 To Sir John Puckering, lord keeper

141

261. To the marquis of Buckingham

124 | To alderman John Spencer

141

262. A memorial for his Majesty's service 124 To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

141

263. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To Mr. Bacon from lord treasurer Burghley

142

264. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To Mr. Bacon from Sir Robert Cecil

142

265. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To the queen

142

266. To the king

125 | To Robert Kemp, of Gray's Inn, Esq.

142

267. To the lord St. Alban

126 To the earl of Essex

142

268. To the marquis of Buckingham

126 | To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

143

269. To the lord St. Alban

126 To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

143

270. To the lord St. Alban

126 To the earl of Essex

271. To the lord St. Alban

126 To Sir Robert Cecil

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272. To the marquis of Buckingham

127 | Sir Robert Cecil's answer

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273. To the king's most excellent Majesty 127 | Earl of Essex to Mr. Bacon

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