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of Somerset, vi. 97, his letter to Sir George Villiers relating to
that earl, vi. 101, his remembrances of the king's declaration
against the lord chief justice Coke, vi. 127, sends the king a war-
rant to review Sir Edward Coke's reports, vi. 132, his remem-
brances to the king on his majesty's going to Scotland, vi. 134,
his additional instructions to Sir John Digby, vi. 138, his account
of council business, vi. 139, cases in chancery recommended to
him by the earl of Buckingham, vi. 142, and note (b) 143, 148,
&c. recommends Sir Thomas Edmondes to his niece for a hus-
band, vi. 147, desirous to have York-house, vi. 144, 396, con-
fined to his chamber by a pain in his legs, vi. 148, has not one
cause in his court unheard, vi. 149, resides some time at Dorset-
house, ibid. complains that the earl of Buckingham writes sel-
domer than he used, vi. 155, apologizes in a letter to the king, for
having opposed the match between the earl's brother and Sir Ed-
ward Coke's daughter, vi. 157, 158, 159, 160, the king's answer
to that letter, vi. 161, on ill terms with secretary Winwood, vi.
161, 162, note (b) earl of Buckingham exasperated against him,
vi. 165, reconciled, vi. 173, his advice to the king about reviving
the commission of suits, vi. 169, speaks with the judges concern-
ing commendams, vi. 173, his great dispatch of business in chan-
cery, vi. 182, created lord Verulam, vi. 203, note (c), desirous of
being one of the commissioners to treat with the Hollanders, vi.
215, returns thanks to the king for a favour granted him, vi. 220,
his letter to Frederick count Palatine, vi. 221, ordered to admo-
nish the judges for negligence, vi. 229, his advice, with regard to
currants and tobacco, followed by the king, vi. 232, gives a charge
in the star-chamber, vi. 244, draws up rules for the star-cham-
ber, vi. 247, advises the king to sit in person in that court, vi.
249, his letter to the king with his Novum Organum, vi. 252,
thanks the king for his acceptance of that work, vi. 256, approves
of the king's judgment about the proclamation for calling a par-
liament, vi. 257, notes of his speech in the star-chamber, against
Sir Henry Yelverton, vi. 258, his advice to the marquis of Buck-
ingham concerning the patents granted, vi. 262, letter of him and
the two chief justices, about parliament business, vi. 265, thanks
the king for creating him viscount St. Alban, vi. 271, his speech
to the parliament, vi. 273, his letter to the marquis of Buckingham
about the proceedings of the house of commons concerning griev-
ances, vi. 275, his letter to the king, vi. 276, speaks in his own
defence at a conference, ibid. note (a), his letter to the marquis
of Buckingham, when the house of commons began to accuse him
of abuses in his office, vi. 277, his concern in incorporating the
apothecaries, vi. 279, memoranda of what he intended to deliver
to the king, upon his first access after his troubles, vi, 280, 281,
282, proceedings against him, vi. 280, note (a), 281, his notes
upon the case of Michael de la Pole and others, vi. 284, his letters
to count Gondomar, vi. 287, directed to go to Gorhambury, vi.
288, his letter to Charles, prince of Wales, vi. 289, to the king, vi.
290, 291, grant of pardon to him, vi. 292, his letter to lord keeper
Williams, vi. 294, his petition intended for the house of lords,
ibid, his letter to lord Digby, vi. 296, to the marquis of Bucking-

ham, vi. 297, memorial of a conference with the marquis, vi. 298, 299, 300, his history of the reign of king Henry VII. vi. 303, his letter to the duke of Lenox, vi. 306, to the marquis of Buckingham, vi. 306, 307, to Mr. Tobie Matthew, vi. 311, desirous to offer his house and lands at Gorhambury to the marquis, vi. 311, 312, his letter to the marquis of Buckingham, ibid. to the lord viscount Falkland, vi. 316, to lord treasurer Cranfield, vi. 317, to Thomas Meautys, esq. vi. 320, to Mr. Tobie Matthew, vi. 321, to the queen of Bohemia, vi. 322, to the lord keeper, vi. 325, to the marquis of Buckingham, vi. 326, to the countess of Buckingham, vi. 328, to the marquis of Buckingham, vi. 329, memorial of his access to the king, ibid. remembrances of what he was to say to the lord treasurer Cranfield, vi. 335, his letter to the marquis, vi. 337, 338, to Sir Francis Cottington, vi. 339, he returns to Gray's Inn, vi. 340, and note (b), his letter to the king, ibid. to secretary Conway, vi. 341, to count Gondomar, vi. 343, to the marquis of Buckingham, vi. 344, is obliged to secretary Conway, vi. 345, his letter to secretary Conway, ibid. desirous of the provostship of Eton, ibid. intends to sell Gorhambury, vi. 346, his papers on usury, ibid. his letter to count Gondomar, vi. 347, to the earl of Bristol, vi. 348, to Sir Francis Cottington, ibid. to Mr. Matthew, ibid. to the duke of Buckingham, vi. 349, to Mr. Matthew, vi. 352, his history of Henry VIII. vi. 352, 353, his letter to the duke of Buckingham, vi. 355, to the king with his book de Augmentis Scientiarum, vi. 357, to the prince with the same book, ibid. his essay on friendship, ii. 314, his conference with the duke, vi. 359, 360, 361, letter of advice to the duke, vi. 364, desires his writ of summons to parliament, vi. 368, his letter to Sir Francis Barnham, vi. 369, to the duke of Buckingham, vi. 370, 371, to Sir Richard Weston, vi. 372, to Sir Humphry May, vi. 374, to Sir Robert Pye, vi. 379, to Edward, earl of Dorset, vi. 380, letter to Mr. Roger Palmer, vi. 382, to the duke of Buckingham, ibid. to Mons. D'Effiat, vi. 384, to king James I. vi. 387, 388, his petition to king James I. vi. 389, his letters to the marquis of Buckingham, vi. 391, 392, 393, 394, to Mr. Matthew, vi. 394, to the archbishop of York, vi. 396, to the king, on Cotton's case, vi. 73, his letter to Mr. Cecil about his travels, vi. 1, letter of thanks to the earl of Essex, vi. 2, to alderman Spencer, vi. 3, to queen Elizabeth, being afraid of her displeasure, vi. 6, to Mr. Kemp, vi. 7, to the earl of Essex, about the Huddler, vi. 8, to Sir Robert Cecil, vi. 12, his letter to queen Elizabeth, vi. 16, to his brother Antony, vi. 17, another to his brother Antony, about being solicitor, and the queen's temper of mind, vi. 18, his letter to Sir Robert Cecil about his going abroad, if not made solicitor, vi. 20, to Sir Thomas Egerton, desiring favours, vi. 32, to the earl of Essex on his going on the expedition against Cadiz, vi. 38, his letter to his brother Antony, vi. 40, to Sir John Davis, vi. 50, his eulogium on Henry prince of Wales, vi. 58, 59, 60, his letter to lord Norris, vi. 82, his letter to Sir George Villiers about Sir Robert Cotton's examination, vi. 89, his letter to the judges about the cause of commendams, vi. 94, his letter to the king about the transportation of tallow, butter and hides, vi. 111,

to Mr. Maxey of Trinity College, vi. 146, to his niece about her marriage, v. 147, his letter to the duke of Buckingham about Sir Henry Yelverton's case, vi. 259, his letter to the lord treasurer for his favour to Mr. Higgens, vi. 385, to Sir Francis Vere in favour of Mr. Ashe, ibid. to Mr. Cawfeilde about sending interrogatories, vi. 386, his friendly letter to lord Montjoye, vi. 387. See letters.

ter about being solicitor to queen Elizabeth

Bacon, Antony, a letter from his brother to him, vi. 17, another letvi. 18 Bacon, Sir Edmund, a letter to his uncle about the salt of wormwood vi. 130 ii. 338

Baggage, the properties of it.

Bagg's case

vi. 400, 407

v. 73


Bajazet, better read in the Alcoran, than government
Bailiffs, their office, iv. 318, by whom appointed
Balaam's Ass, the title of a libel against king James I. note (a) vi. 73
Bankrupts, their petitions, when to be granted
Banquet of the seven wise men

iv. 524

ii. 444

Baptism by women or laymen condemned, ii. 540, was formerly administered but annually


v. 115

Barbadico, duke of Venice, joins in the Italian league Barbary, the plague cured there by heat and drought, i. 384, hotter than under the line, why. i. 388, 389 Bargains of a doubtful nature Barley, William, sent to lady Margaret, &c. v. 98, made his peace

ii. 339

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v. 110 Barnham, Sir Francis, letter to him from lord St. Alban vi. 369 Baronets, letter to king James I. from Sir Francis Bacon, on that order, vi. 63, when first created . ⚫vi. 64, note (b) Barrel empty, knocked, said to give a diapason to the same barrel full. i. 321 i. 409, 410


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Barrenness of trees, the cause and cure

Barrow, a promoter of the opinions of the Brownists.
Barton, called the Holy Maid of Kent, is condemned for treason,
iv. 427, v. 108

Basil turned into wild thyme
Basilisk said to kill by aspect
Basset, Robert

i. 425 ii. 52 vi. 193

Bastard, how his heirs may become lawful possessors, in opposition to legal issue Bathing

iv. 99

i. 488

Bathing the body, i. 501, would not be healthful for us if it were in use, i. 502, for the Turks good ibid.

iv. 82

Battery, how to be punished
Battle of Granicum, ii. 440, of Arbela, ii. 323, of Actium, ii. 329,
of Bosworth Field, v. 5, of Stokefield near Newark, v. 32, of St.
Alban, v. 52, of Bannockbourn, v. 59, of Cressy, Poictiers, and
Agincourt, v. 79, of Blackheath, v. 134, of Newport in Flanders,

iii. 524

Bayly, Dr. Lewis, bishop of Bangor, a book of his to be examined, vi. 240, and note (d) Baynton or Bainham vi. 170, 171

Beads of several sorts commended

Beaks of birds cast

Bearing in the womb, in some creatures longer, in some shorter,


i. 508 Bears, their sleeping, i. 270, ii. 41, breed during their sleeping, ii. Bear big with young seldom seen ibid. Beasts, why their hairs have less lively colours than birds' feathers, i. 246, 247, 287. Beasts do not imitate man's speech as birds do, whence, i. 335, 336. Beasts communicating species with or resembling one another, i. 472, the comparative greatness of beasts and birds with regard to fishes, ii. 23, 24, greater than birds, whence ibid. Beasts that yield the taste or virtue of the herb they feed on, i. 417, their bearing in the womb

i. 507 ii. 8

ii. 357

i. 256


Beasts foreshew rain, how Beautiful persons Beauty, how improved Beauty and deformity, ii. 357, 358, the relation of beauty to virtue, ii. 357, when good things appear in full beauty ii. 240 Becher, Sir William, vi. 116, resigns his pretensions to the provostship of Eton vi. 345, note (a)


v. 436

Bedford, duke of, v. 12. See Jasper. Bedford, lady, some account of her Beer, how fined, i. 356, 357, 358, improved by burying, i. 383, capon beer, how made, i. 266, 267, a very nourishing drink ibid. Bees humming, an unequal sound, i. 317, their age, i.483, whether they sleep all winter i. 504

iii. 391

Beggars, the ill effects from them Behaviour of some men like verse, in which every syllable is measured, ii. 377, should be like the apparel, not too strait ii. 378 Belfast, lord vi. 360, 363, and note (ƒ) Bells, why they sound so long after the percussion, i. 303, 304, ringing of them said to have chased away thunder and dissipated pestilent air, 305. See i. 343, Bells, what helps the clearness of their sound ii. 190 Bellum sociale, between the Romans and Latins, with the occasion of it iii. 302 Benevolence, a contribution so called, made of money, plate, &c. to king James I. with the occasion of it, iv. 429, v. 81, 172, &c. letters sent to the sheriffs, to bring the country into it, iv. 431, great care taken to prevent its being looked on as a tax, or being drawn into precedent; with reasons in justification thereof, iv.431, 432, 433. Oliver St. John's complaints against it, with his papers relating thereto condemned in several particulars iv. 433, 434 Benbow, Mr. vi. 301


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i. 504

vi. 156, 255 ii. 291

vi. 219

Bernardi, Philip

Bertram, concerning his murdering of Tyndal, v. 452, his case,v. 554 Bertram, John, his case, vi. 133

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Bevers, lord, admiral of the arch-duke
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ii. 416

Bill of review, in what cases to be admitted in chancery, iv. 509, &c. of an immoderate length, is to be fined in chancery, iv. 517, that is libellous, or slanderous, or impertinent, to be punished, iv. 518 Bills and beaks sometimes cast

i. 504 vi. 245 iii. 337

Bingley, Sir John, his answer in the star-chamber
Bingley turns pirate, and his ship is taken in Ireland
Bion, his reproof to an envious man, ii. 418, esteemed an atheist,
ii. 437, reprimands the dissolute mariners in a tempest ii. 448
Birds, why their feathers have more orient colours than the hairs of
·· i. 247, 287
Birds have another manner in their quickening than men or beasts,
i. 288. Birds only imitate human voice, whence, i. 336, why
swifter in motion than beasts, i. 474, in their kinds, why less than
beasts or fishes, ii. 23, 24. Birds have no instruments of urine,
i. 473, the swiftness of their motion, i. 474, have no teeth, i. 504,
among singing birds the best, ii. 23, birds carnivorous, not eaten,

ii. 27 Birth of living creatures, how many ways it may be accelerated, i. 372 Bishop taken armed in battle. . ii. 427 Bishops, their wrong conduct often occasions controversies in the church, ii. 506, of England answered, ii. 507, 512, ought not lightly to be spoken ill of, ii. 506, 507, when any were anciently excommunicated, their offence was buried in oblivion, ii. 508, ill ones censured by the fathers, ibid. whether the present practice of exercising their authority alone by themselves be right, ii. 531, how they came by this authority, ii. 532, 533. Government of the church by bishops commended, ii. 531, in causes that come before them they should be assisted by the other clergy, ii. 533, should have no deputies to judge for them, ii. 534, the causes which they are to judge of ii. 536 Bitumen, a mixture of fiery and watery substance, i. 519, mingled with lime, and put under water, will make an artificial rock, ibid. Black the best colour in plums Blackheath, battle there between Henry VII. and the Cornish re

i. 421


v. 134

i. 389

Blacks, or tawny-moors, their coloration
Blackstones, Sir Thomas

Bladders dry, will not blow, &c.

Blasphemy ought to be chastised by the temporal sword ii. 260, of

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ii. 379

i. 385

Blois, an experiment about improving milk there Blood, five means of stanching it, i. 276, why it separateth when cold, i. 366, hath saltness

i. 461

Blood draweth salt. .

ii. 71

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ii. 349

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