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between Normans and Saxons, encouraged
by the Conqueror, vii. 481.
by proxy, of Maximilian with Anne
Martin Swart, leader of the Almaine force
Martyrs, their dying words, like the song of
Mary, daughter of Henry VII. treaty of
never carried into effect, vi. 206, 207.
de stimulo ejus per privationem, vi. 655.
represented by the fable of Proteus, vi.
primary particles of, vi. 730.
Maurice v. Hazard, case of, vii. 698.
Max Müller, Professor, his explanation of
Maximilian, King of Romans, rival of Charles
rebellion of his subjects in Flanders, vi. 98.
his daughter contracted to Charles VIII.
receives the news of the marriage of
sends ambassadors to England and Spain
unprovided for war, vi. 127.
aspires to the government of Castile, on
Maxims of the law, vii. 327-509.
preface, vii. 319-323.
aim and plan of, vii. 302–303.
May, blossoms, better than March, vii. 79.
Mayenne, Duke de, Lieut. Gen. of the state
and crown of France, vi. 355.
Meautys, his letter to Bacon respecting his
Mechanical arts flourish in the decline of a
represented in the fable of Dædalus, vi.
Mediator, Christ's office, vii. 219.
Medusa slain by Perseus, meaning of the
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 641-643.
Memnon, the fable of his death alludes to the
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 652, 653.
Memory, all knowledge is but remembrance,
narrative, vii. 103.
artificial, holpen by exercise, vii. 101.
Mendoza, his saying, concerning the vice-
Mercenary forces, vi. 446, 587.
Merchants, their value in a state, vi. 422.
Merchant-adventurers of England induce
recalled from Flanders by Henry VII.
continue the Flanders trade, vi. 172, 173.
Mercury stole the sinews of Typhon, vi. 702.
Merit and good works, the end of man's mo
Metis, or Counsel, vi. 424, 554.
meaning of the legend, vi. 763.
Mexico, conquest of, whether justifiable, vii. 22,
Microcosm, man a, vi. 747.
Midas, meaning of his bearing ass's ears, vi. 713.
Middle region of the air, vii. 85.
Militar election, vi. 27.
Military services, statute of Henry VII. an-
spirit, the source of greatness in states,
spirit of different nations, vi. 449.
Natura per personam ejus adumbrata, vi.
a Prometheo sollicitata, vi. 675.
Mines, the Low Countries have the best mines
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 659.
Minotaurus, meaning of the fable, vi. 734,
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 659, 660.
new creations, vii. 221.
of our Saviour, vii. 243, 244.
a father and his family, ib.
no essential change in, vii. 671.- See
adds greatness to a state, when, vii. 58, 60.
Montague, his edition of Bacon's Apophthegms,
Montaigne on the meanness of falsehood, vi.
Montium præses Pan, cur, vi. 639.
to the suitor, who presented him with
when pressed for a long day, vii. 142.
book neither rhyme nor reason, vii. 173.
Moors driven out of Grenada, vi. 125.
in Spain, vii. 20.
eat no hare's flesh, vii. 156.
Morley, Lord, killed before Dixmue, vi, 100.
Morton, John, Bishop of Ely, made a privy
speech respecting Brittaine, vi. 75–81.
dilemma for raising benevolences, vi. 121.
life sought by the Cornish rebels, vi. 176.
Morysine, Sir Richard, his Apomaxis calum-
Moses the only man who broke both tables of
Mothers, partiality of their affection, vi. 390,
Mountague, Sir Harry, Bacon to, vii. 181.
tried and beheaded, vi. 148.
Mullen, Sir John, his case, vii. 609, 610.
given to next of kin, vii. 463.
Murray, John, procures Michell his appoint-
Musician who like Orpheus, drew stones, vil
Naples, designs of Charles VIII. on, vi. 107,
conquered and lost by Charles VIII. vi. 158.
Narcissus, or self-love, interpretation of the
the flower, why sacred to the infernal
gathered by Proserpine, vi. 758.
takes his name from torpor or stupor, vi.
sive Philautia, vi. 632, 633.
a Proserpina carptus, vi. 680.
Nativity of the French king truly cast, vi.
Natura, Pan symbolum naturæ, vi. 636-638.
Naturalization, case of the postnati of Scot-
privilege and benefit of, vii. 647.
of foreigners, vii. 52.
what suffices for, vii. 665.
Nature, essay on nature in men, vi. 469, 470,
custom only can alter and subdue, vi. 469,
rules for disciplining, ib.
is best perceived in privateness, vi. 470,
happy they whose natures suit with their
runs either to herbs or weeds, ib.
Pan a symbol of, vi. 709–711.
described under the person of Minerva,
outstripped by art, vi. 744.
fable of Proserpine relates to, vi. 759.
is nothing but the laws of the creation,
the law of, vii. 663, 664.
Necessitas inducit privilegium quoad jura pri-
publica, major est quam privata, vii. 345.
Necessity, why represented by the river Styx,
when a good defence, vii. 343–346.
for conservation of life, vii. 343, 344.
of the act of God, or of strangers,
privilegeth only quoad jura privata, vii.
Negative more pregnant of direction than the
side, easiest to uphold, vi. 436, 566.
whether by letter or in person best, vi.
choice of instruments, vi. 493, 494, 533,
Nehemiah, his politic sadness before the king,
Nemesis, or the vicissitude of things, meaning
why crowned, ib.
armed with a spear, vi. 739.
mounted on a stag, ib.
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 662, 663.
Nero, of Seneca's style, vii. 134.
Nerva, at supper, vii. 149.
Neville, Sir George, joins Perkin Warbeck
New trial granted upon a verdict, in cases
Newark, battle of, vi. 57-59.
Newbury, Henry, his case, vii. 704.
Nicolas, Sir Harris, his proceedings and ordi-
Nobility, essay on, vi. 405, 406, 549, 550.
of birth, abateth industry, ib.
not to be multiplied, vi. 410, 446, 587.
Nomination to a church, vii. 354.
Non accipi debent verba in demonstrationem
Non obstante, vii. 369-372.
Non potest adduci exceptio ejusdem rei,
Oath of the gods by the river Styx, vi. 706.
of ointments, more durable than those of
Oes or spangs, vi. 468.
Office, how to bear oneself in, vi. 398-401,
Offices, false, against his rich subjects by Henry
Old age, second childhood not to be desired,
Olive branch, rather than a laurel branch, in
Opera Dei, vii. 233.
Opinion, that which relates to truth is higher
Opportunities, a wise man will make more
Opposita juxta se posita magis elucescunt, vii
Opposition, many a man's strength is in, vi.
Opus et usus, vii. 410.
Orange, Prince of, taken prisoner at the
Orange-tawny, gentleman at the tilt in, vii.
Orators, likened by Solon to winds upon the
Order, the life of dispatch, vi. 485, 556.
made by Bacon when Chancellor, vii. 759
Ordnance, invention of in India, vi. 516.
Orleans, Duke of― continued.
taken prisoner by Charles VIII. at the
his singing of two kinds, vi. 721.
at the islands of the Sirens, vi. 763, 764.
musician who like him drew stones, vii.
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 646–648.
apud insulas Sirenum, vi. 684-686.
Ostentation, the use of, vi. 504, 586.
Outlawries, one means of extortion used by
Overbury, disclosures promised by Franklin
Ovum Noctis, vi. 654.
Oxford, John, Earl of, one of Henry VIIth's
his brother killed at the siege of Sluice,
entertains Henry VII. at Henningham,
Oxidrakes, in India, ordnance used by them
Oyer and terminer, commission of, vii. 472.
Pace, Queen Elizabeth's fool, vii. 125.
Padre commune, vi. 500, 581.
Page, who had been whipt, to his master, vii.
Paget, Lady, to Queen Elizabeth, vii. 161,
Painter, who became a physician, vii. 160.
Palace, description of a perfect one, vi. 482—
Pallas, birth of, vi. 610, 697, 702.
meaning of the legend, vi. 424, 554, 763.
Pan, or Nature, interpretation of the fable, vi.
his origin, vi. 707, 709.
his emblems explained, vi. 711.
the god of countrymen, vi. 712,
Panic terrors, ib.
capture of Typhon, vi. 713.
discovery of Ceres, ib.
matched in music with Apollo, ib.
sive Natura, interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 635
origo ejus, vi. 635, 636.
universitatem reruin, sive Naturam re-
cur hirsutus, ib.
cur biformis, ib.
pedes capreæ habet, vi. 638.
deus venatorum et ruricolarum, ib.
Pandora, vi. 669, 674, 746, 751.
Panici terrores, vi. 639.
Pannage of timber, belongs to the lessee, vii. 532.
argumentis antiquiores, vi. 628.
probably not by Bacon, vii. 289–291.
general, granted by Henry VII. in the
by the law of Nature, vii. 644.
treatment of children, ib.
Parker, Sir James, killed at the tournament
subsidies granted to Henry VII. vi. 82.
preceded by a Great Council, vi. 117.
a parliament of war, vi. 121.
in the 11th of Henry VII. vi. 158.
of the 12th of Henry VII. vi. 173.
distinguished from the Great Council, vi.
have power to extinguish their own au-
Parmenio, Alexander to, vii. 142.
Parsimony, vi. 461.
Parties in a state, vi. 498-500, 532, 533,
Parts, plurality of, makes a show of magni-
Pasquil, saying of the Duke of Sesa respect-
Passion or Desire, described in the person of
Paston correspondence, vi. 249, 250.
Pasturages, great, vi. 410.
Patent Offices, created by Elizabeth, and by
James I. vii. 683.
list of, vii. 699, 700.-See Letters Patent.