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Foresight, the wisdom of it

v. 458

Forest and chases, much good land recoverable from them,
Forfeitures, how a property in goods is gained thereby
Forfeitures, or fines, not to be anticipated or farmed out,
Forgiveness is natural to generous minds
Forma pauperis, when to be admitted as a proper plea
Forming of parts in young creatures

iii. 454
iv. 128
iii. 464
iv. 396

iv. 525

i. 256

ii. 314

ii. 107

Formalist worse for business than an absurd man
Fornication, the guilt and odiousness of it represented
Fortescue, Sir John, under-treasurer and chancellor of the ex-
iv. 154, vi. 40
Fortitude, the true notions of it are lost, iv. 402, distinguishes
rightly between the grounds of quarrels


Fortune, like a market

ii. 304

Fortune, ii. 350, though blind is not invisible, ibid. confidence and
ii. 351

reputation the daughters of Fortune

Fortunes, inequality between those of England and Scotland, iii. 298
Fossils, how they differ from plants, i. 450, their many medicinal

i. 486

uses ·

ii. 340

Fowle, Mr.

Fowls, water-fowls foreshew rain

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Foundations and gifts.
Fountains, with regard to the beauty and refreshment in gardens,

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ii. 366

vi. 200

ii. 7

v. 272, note (i)

Fowlys, Sir David, some account of him
Fox, bishop of Exeter, made counsellor to Henry VII. v. 17, made
lord privy-seal, and successively bishop of Bath and Wells,
Durham, Winchester, ibid. sent on embassage to James III. of
Scotland, v. 36, one of the commissioners of trade, v. 127, his
great diligence in opposing the king of Scots, v. 137, takes a
journey to Scotland about the breach of truce, v. 151, his cha-
racter,. v. 162, the main instrument of the marriage between the
lady Margaret and the king of Scots, v. 165, concludes the
match between Charles prince of Castile, and Mary second
daughter of Henry VII.
v. 184

Fragil bodies, ii. 16. Fragility, its cause

ii. 17

France, its flourishing state, v. 36. Vide Charles VIII.
France, the union of its duchies, &c. iii. 259, 260, king of, changes
iii. 55

his religion, iii. 236, its afflicted condition
Francis, duke of Britany, loses his memory, and is under the direc-
tion of the duke of Orleans, v. 42, his death after his army was

V. 53

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ii. 430

Francis I. ii. 412, his noble nature
Francis, Matthew, serjeant at arms, has a quarrel with Mr.
vi. 380
Franckalmoigne, a sort of tenure, iv. 235, its origin and dignity,



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Frauds, how to be punished

Freedoms, of four kinds among the Romans, iii. 265,

managed after the union of England and Scotland
Freeholders of some manors, do hold by suit of court
French disease, its supposed original

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Frenchmen hurt in the head, hard to cure, i. 519, wiser than they

ii. 313


ii. 239

French king's titles, how they rival the emperor's •
Friction, a furtherer of nourishment, i. 272, why it maketh the parts
more fleshy, ii. 33, why it impinguateth more than exercise,
ii. 34
Friends ought not to be forgiven, according to Cosmos duke of Flo-
rence, ii. 261, 262, the world a wilderness without Friends, ii. 315,
the manifold fruits of Friendship, ii. 317, 318, 319, 320, a false
friend more dangerous than an open enemy
iii. 431


ii. 314

Frier Bacon's illusion

i. 510

Frion, Stephen, secretary in the French tongue to Henry VII. v. 95,

v. 142

gained by lady Margaret, v. 96, deserts Perkin
Frogs in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i. 499, 500, the
fable of the frogs in a drought
ii. 236
Fruits, causes of their maturation, i. 358, several instances thereof,
i. 359, 360, 361, the dulcoration thereof by other means, ii. 26.
Fruit cut or pierced, rots sooner, i. 365, inlarged, how, 397, et
seq. Fruit pricked as it groweth, ripens sooner, i. 403, made
fairer by plucking off some blossoms, ibid. Fruit tree grafted
upon a wild tree, i. 404. Fruit, why dulcorated by applying of
swine's-dung, i. 407, also by chaff and swine's-dung mingled,
i. 408, enlarged by being covered with a pot, as it groweth, ibid.
Fruits compound, i. 410, 411. Fruits of divers kinds upon one
tree, i. 419. Fruits of divers shapes and figures, ibid. Fruits
with inscriptions upon them, i. 420. Fruits that are red within,
i. 422. Fruits coming twice a year, i. 439. Fruits made with-
out core or stone, i. 424. Trees with and without flowers and
fruits, i. 444, preserved, how, i. 455, 456. Fruits that have
juices fit and unfit for drink, i. 458. Fruits sweet before they be
ripe, i. 461, which never sweeten, ibid. Fruit blossoming hurt
by south winds

i. 467

i. 515

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Fumes taken in pipes

Fumitory, a preservative against the spleen


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Fuel consuming little


Fuel consuming fast, i. 516. Fuel cheap

Full of the moon, several effects of it, ii. 39, 40, trials for farther

Fullerton, Sir James, letter to him from the lord-keeper Bacon,

vi. 186

ii. 52

i. 478

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GABATO, Sebastian, a native of Venice living at Bristol, v. 149,
his reflections on the discoveries of Columbus, ibid. obtaining
a ship manned of Henry VII. the course he steered
Gage, Mr.
vi. 241, 353, 356
Gagvien, prior of Trinity in France, his speech to the council of
Henry VII. v. 69, disperses a libel in Latin verse against the
king at his going home

v. 77


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v. 150

i. 481

Galba, ii. 434, 256, 289, was thought fit for government till he had

ii. 278

Galen, his cure for the schirrhus of the liver

i. 417

Galeot slain •

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Galilæus, his opinion of the ebbing and flowing of the sea


Galley-slaves, why generally fleshy

Gaol delivery, the course of executing it, iv. 93, the office of

iv. 318
iv. 393

i. 352


Game, destroying of it, how to be punished
Gaping, a motion of imitation.

Garcilazzo de Viega, descended of the race of the Incaes,

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Gardens, ii. 363, for all months in the year
Gardiner, bishop, ii. 425, a saying of his.
Gardiner, Sir Robert, a commendation of him
Garments, of what plants they be made

Garners, under ground, the best preservatives of corn
Garter, order of

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v. 53

i. 522

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j. 499

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ii. 355

i. 516

Gathering of wind for freshness

Gavelkind, a custom in Kent, iv. 100. Gavelkind land is not
escheatable for felony
iv. 110, 111
Gaul, a nation of, made capable of bearing offices, &c. in Rome,

iii. 263

iii. 516


Gaunt, the honourable retreat there by Sir John Norris
Gawen, Sir John
vi. 197
General words, that they ought not to be stretched too far in in-
tendments, is a good rule in law
Generations, history of.
Generation opposed to corruption, i. 364, they are nature's two

iv. 22

i. 77


German mines having vegetables in the bottom
Germany, its state considered.

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Generating of some creatures, at set times only, of some
times, i. 507, the cause of each

ii. 56

Genius over-mastering

i. 108


George, order of Saint, should do more than robe and feast, iii. 473,


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iii. 489


iv. 365

iv. 501

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i. 453

i. 368

i. 164

Georgics of the mind
Gerrard, Sir Thomas, vi. 177, recommended by the marquis of
Buckingham to the lord chancellor.

vi. 254

i. 437

at all


iii. 56

Germination of plants accelerated by several means, i. 391, 392,

i. 365, 396

393, 394, retarded by several means,
Giddiness why, after long sitting
Gift, property gained thereby, when valid,

i. 499


when void,

Glass, why pressure upon the lip of it makes

Glass, the materials thereof in Venice, i. 513. Glass out of the

iv. 125
water frisk,
i. 247, 248

sand, i. 517. Glass whether remolten it keepeth weight i. 526



Glass, how to be improved.
Globes at a distance appearing flat
Glocester, statute of, relating to wastes of timber-trees, and pro-
perty in them explained.
iv. 216, 224
Glow-worms shine longer than they live, i. 370. Glow-worm, its
nature and properties, i. 490. Glow-worms put in glasses under
the water, their use
i. 509
God, how many ways he is dishonoured in his church, iv. 384,
385, he only is eternal, ii. 481, is Father, Son, and Spirit, ibid.
his design of uniting his Son to man, and the wonderfulness of
that dispensation, ii. 482, resolved to create the world, ibid. cre-
ated all things good at first, ibid. governs all things by his pro-
vidence, ii. 483, revealed his will, in different degrees and man-
ners, at different times
ii. 484
Godfrey, bishop of Luca
vi. 81
Godfrey's case
Gold, the making of it, i. 361, a work if possible, yet not rightly
pursued, ibid. discourse of a stranger touching the making of it,
i. 362, directions for the making of it. i. 363, directions of a trial,
i. 363, 364, several properties of Gold, ibid. Gold hath in it
the least volatile of any metal, i. 525, the making Gold scarcely
possible, ii. 191, will incorporate with quicksilver, lead, copper,
brass, iron
ii. 197
Gondomar, count de, his resentment against Sir Walter Raleigh,
vi. 202, insulted by the apprentices of London, ibid, and note (a)
sends his compliments to the lord chancellor, vi. 243, writes a
letter to his lordship, vi. 287, letters to him from lord St. Alban,
vi. 287, 344, 347, a great friend of his lordship, in no credit
with the prince of Wales or duke of Buckingham
vi. 354
Gondomar, his tale when our author was advanced to the great seal,
ii. 422, 423. Vide ii. 461, 462.

vi. 400, 404

ii. 416

Gonsalvo, his character of a soldier

Goodere, Sir Henry
vi. 91, 117
Goodness of nature, ii. 280, has no excess but error, ibid. the sevě-
ral signs or symptoms of it.
ii. 281, 282
Goods stolen, if forfeited to the crown by felony, &c. cannot be
recovered by the owner
iv. 126
Gordon, Catherine, married to Perkin, v. 122, her commendations,
v. 146, taken and sent to the queen, and had an honourable al-


Gorge, his confession relating to lord Essex's treason, iii. 188, 189,
another confession


ii. 56

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iii. 308


Goths, &c. their descent upon Rome
Government, its four pillars, ii. 285. Vide ii. 375, its charter of
foundation, iii. 485, they who cannot govern themselves not fit
to govern others
. iii. 453
Government, four original causes thereof, iv. 323, &c. heredetary,
iv. 325, good ones compared to fair crystals, iv. 499, that ob-
servable in the great universe, a proper pattern for government
in state, iii. 259, all kinds of it lawful
ii, 529

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Gout, order in curing it in twenty-four hours, i. 272, 273. Vide
i. 521
ii. 225, mineral bath prescribed for its cure
Grafting of roses, i. 396, 397, a late coming fruit upon an early
fruit tree, i. 395, 396, 397. Grafts in great plenty . i. 400
Grafting, whence it meliorateth the fruit, i. 404, some trees come
better from the kernel than the Graft, ibid. Grafting of trees
that bear no fruit, enlargeth the leaves, i. 409. Grafting of se-
veral kinds maketh not compound fruits, i. 410, doubleth flowers,
but maketh not a new kind, ibid. Grafting vine upon vine,
i. 468, 469


Grains of youth •
ii. 217
Grammar-schools, the inconveniences of a great number of them,
Granada, almost recovered from the Moors, v. 73, the final con-
quest of it, v. 85, had been in possession of the Moors 700 years,

iii. 392

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Greatness of kingdoms, i. 322, how advanced
Greatness, comparative of living creatures
Greece a valiant and free nation


Grandison, viscount
Granicum, battle of.
Grants of the king are not to be construed, and taken to a special
intent, iv. 47, of a common person, how far to be extended, ibid.
A distinction made between them and declarations, iv. 53, does
not prove the lessee's property in timber-trees, iv. 47, several
cases relating to them, iv. 441, 442, some rules concerning the
staying them, as proper or not so
iv. 489, 490
Grapes, how they may be kept long.
i. 456, 464
Graziers, why they remove their cattle from mean to better pas-


i. 401
Gravity, its increase and decrease, i. 260, 261, motion of gravity
within or at distance from the earth, i. 261. Vide i. 510, opinion
of moving to the centre, a vanity

i. 261

iii. 515

Gray, lord, takes the Spaniard's fort in Ireland
Great Britain, the beginning of a history thereof.
Great offices and officers

v. 196

iii. 445
ii. 328

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ii. 23, 24

vi. 405

i. 422

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Green, the general colour of plants
Greencloth, court of, ordained for the provision of the king's house-


iii. 252, 462


Greenness in some plants all winter, whence
i. 443
Grenvil, Sir Richard, his memorable action in the Revenge, against
iii. 522, 523

the Spanish fleet.

Gregory the Great, why traduced by Machiavel
ii. 389
Greville, Sir Fulke, an account of him, v. 361, chancellor of the
exchequer, vi. 236. See Brooke.

i. 491

Grief and pain, the impressions thereof
Grindal, his censure of physicians
ii. 431, 432
Groves of bays hinder pestilent airs, ii. 54, the cause of the whole-



some air of Antiochia
Growing of certain fruits and herbs after they are gathered, whence,
i. 257, trial whether they increase in weight, ibid. Growing or
multiplying of metals

i. 524

vi. 363

ii. 440

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