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ii. 279

Mountebanks in state as well as private life
Mountfort, Sir Simon, v. 98, apprehended, convicted, and be-

v. 105

headed, for adhering to Perkin
Mountjoy, lord deputy of Ireland.

Mouth out of taste, i. 477, what taste it will not receive

ii. 263

i. 518


Mucianus, his advice to Vespasian.
Mucianus, how he destroyed Vitellius by a false fame. ii. 396
Mulberry more fair and fruitful by perforating the trunk, &c. i. 405,
the black mulberry preferable to the white
i. 421
Mulberry leaf
Mullins's case taken notice of, concerning the inheritance of tim-
iv. 216
Mummy, said to be three thousand years old, i. 513. Mummy
stancheth blood
ii. 70
Munster, a design of planting it, with the reason why it did not
go on
iii. 318, 327
Murder, cases relating thereto explained, iv. 36, &c. how to be
prosecuted, and what to suffer for it upon conviction, iv. 82.
Self-murder, how to be punished, iv. 109, what degrees of mur-
der are highest, &c. iv. 390, a difference between an insidious
one and a braving, is ridiculous
iv. 405
Murdering of princes, the great sin of maintaining the lawfulness
of this doctrine, iv. 443, the doctrine upon which it is founded,
accused, ibid. the calumny it brings to our religion, iv. 444, the
defence of it is impious, iv. 445, is the destruction of govern-

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Murdered body bleeding at the approach of the murderer, ii. 65,
applied to love
ii. 430
Murray, John, letters to him from Sir Francis Bacon, v. 76, et seq.
created a viscount and earl
vi. 76, note (a)

vi. 341, note (a)

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Murray, Thomas, provost of Eton, dies

Muscovy hath a late spring and early harvest, whence
i. 439
Mushrooms, i. 431, their properties, ibid. several productions of
them, ibid. where they grow most
i. 450, 460

iii. 525


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i. 108
Music in church, how far commendable, and how far not so, ii.
540, 541
Music in the theory ill treated, i. 294. Musical and immusical
sounds, ibid. bodies producing mucical sounds, ibid. diapason
the sweetest of sounds, i. 295, fall of half-notes necessary in
music, i. 296, consorts in music, the instruments that increase
the sweetness not sufficiently observed, i. 346, the music in
masks, ii. 345, 346, consent of notes to be ascribed to the ante-
notes, not entire ones, i. 296, concords, perfect and semi-perfect,
which they are, ibid. the most odious discord of all other, ibid.
discord of the bass most disturbeth the music, ibid. no quarter-
notes in music, i. 297, pleasing of single tones answereth to the
pleasing of colours, and of harmony to the pleasing of order, ibid.
figures or tropes in music have an agreement with the figures
in rhetoric, i. 297, 298. Music hath great operation upon the
manners and spirits of men, i. 298, 299, why it sounds best in
frosty weather, i. 334, concords and discords in music are sym-
pathies and antipathies of sounds, i. 346, instruments that agree

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best in consort, ibid. instruments with a double lay of strings,
wire, and lute-strings


ii. 53

Musk, its virtue.
Musk-melons, how improved

i. 413

iii. 442


Muster-masters of the lieutenancy
Mute, any one that is so in trial forfeiteth no lands, except for trea-
son, iv. 109, how such a one is to be punished

iv. 93

i. 461

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i. 504

Nakedness uncomely in mind as well as body, ii. 264. Vide iii. 489
Name, union in name, of great advantage in kingdoms, iii. 264,
what it is to be of England and Scotland after their union, iii.
275, alterations herein considered as a point of honour, and as
inducing new laws
iii. 276
Nantz, the strongest city in Brittany, now closely besieged, v. 46,
Napellus, the strongest of all vegetable poisons, i. 417, and yet a
maid lived of it, ibid. and poisoned those who had carnal know-
ledge of her
v. 72, 91



Narcissus, his art with Claudius

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ii. 47, 207

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i. 81

Narratives, or relations

i. 373

iii. 487

Nasturtium, or cardamum, its virtue
Nations by name, not so in right
Nativity of queen Elizabeth falsely said to be kept holy, instead of

that of the blessed virgin

iii. 101

i. 349

Nature, advice of the true inquisition thereof.

Nature, better perceived in small than in great
i. 480
Nature, a great consent between the rules of nature and of true po-
licy, iii. 257, &c. its grounds touching the union of bodies, and
their farther affinity with the grounds of policy, iii. 262, the laws
thereof have had three changes, and are to undergo one more, ii.
482, 483, spirits are not included in these laws, ibid. what it is
we mean thereby
Nature in men concealed, overcome, extinguished, ii. 347, 348,
happy where men's natures sort with their vocations, ii. 348,
runs to herbs or weeds


ii. 1

Natural divination
Naturalization, the privilege and benefit of it, iv. 326, the nice care
of our laws in imparting it, ibid. its several degrees, as belonging
to several sorts of people, iv. 326, 327, 328, the wisdom of our
law in its distinctions of this privilege, ibid. several degrees of it
among the Romans, iv. 328, arguments against naturalization of
the Scots, iv. 329, 331, is conferred by our laws on persons born
in foreign parts, of English parents, iv. 331, 332, the inconve-
niences of a general naturalization of the Scots, urged, iv. 337,
338, 339, whether conquest naturalizes the conquered, iv. 339,
340, did never follow conquest among the Romans till Adrian's

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time, but was conferred by charter, &c. iv. 342, how it is favour-
ed by our laws, iv. 342, case of the subjects of Gascoigne,
Guienne, &c. in relation thereto, when those places were lost,
iv. 356, 357, a speech in favour of the naturalization of the Scots,
iii. 290
an answer to the inconveniences of naturalizing the
Scots, iii. 291, is divided into two sorts, iii. 291, 292, the incon-
veniences of not naturalizing the Scots, iii. 302, the advantages
of it, iii. 304, instances of the ill effects in several nations of non-
naturalization, iii. 304, 305, may be had without a union of
laws, iii. 311, the Romans were very free in them, iii. 262, 263.
See Conquest.


Natural-born subjects, their privileges by our law iv. 328, 329
Naunton, Sir Robert, surveyor of the court of wards, attends the
king to Scotland, vi. 150, made secretary of state, vi. 184, note
(b) recommended to the duke of Buckingham for his grace to
apply to
vi. 255, 362
Navigation of the ancients.
ii. 94, 95, 96, 97
Navy, how to be ordered after the union of England and Scotland,
iii. 284, its prosperous condition under queen Elizabeth, iii. 54
Necessity is of three sorts-Conservation of life-Necessity of obe-
dience and necessity of the act of God, or of a stranger, iv. 34,
it dispenses with the direct letter of a statute law, ibid. how far
persons are excused by cases of necessity, iv. 35, it privilegeth
only quoad jura privata, but does not excuse against the com-
monwealth, not even in case of death, ibid. an exception to the
last-mentioned rule
iv. 36
Negotiating by speech preferable to letters, ii. 369, when best,

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Negotiations between England and Spain, wherein is

treachery of Spain

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Negroes, an inquiry into their colouration
i. 389
Nero much esteemed hydraulics, i. 294, his male wife, ii. 434, his
character, ii. 438, dislike of Seneca's style, ii. 449, his harp, ii. 296
Nerva, his dislike of informers to support tyranny, ii. 442, what
was said of him by Tacitus
iii. 357, 358
Netherlands, revolt from Spain, iii. 85, 86, proceedings between
England and Spain relating to them, ibid. are received into pro-
tection by England, iii. 87, they might easily have been annexed
to the British dominions




Nevill's case relating to local inheritances
iv. 214
Nevill, Sir Henry, is drawn into Essex's plot by Cuffe, iii. 153, his
Neville, lord, the house of commons desire he may be put
New Atlantis, ii. 81. Dr. Rawley's account
Dr. Rawley's account of the design


Night-showers better for fruit than day-showers

Nights, star-light or moon-shine, colder than cloudy
Nilus, a strange account of its earth .
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iii. 86, 87

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out of

vi. 286

of it,

ii. 80

i. 467

ii. 30

i. 502, 503

water of it,

Nisi prius, is a commission directed to two judges, iv. 95, the me-
thod that is holden in taking Nisi prius, ibid. the jurisdiction of
the justices of Nisi prius, iv. 96, the advantages of trials this way,
Nitre, or salt-petre, i. 255, 258, whence cold, i. 279. Nitre, good
Nitrous water, i. 376,
for men grown, ill for children, i. 373.
scoureth of itself, ibid. Nitre mingled with water maketh vines
i. 402

i. 515

Nitre, upon the sea-sands
Nobility, the depression of them makes a king more absolute, and
less safe, ii. 299, 470. Nobility, ii. 282, attempers sovereignty,
ibid. should not be too great for sovereignty or justice, ibid. too
numerous causeth poverty and inconvenience to a state, ii. 283,
reason why they should not multiply too fast, ii. 325, 326, their
retinues and hospitality conduce to martial greatness, ii. 325.
Nobility, how to be ordered after the union of England and Scot-
land, iii. 280, the state of them in queen Elizabeth's time, iii. 67,
their possessions how diminished, ibid. how to be raised and ma-
naged in Ireland after its plantation

iii. 323
i. 503

v. 61

Noises, some promote sleep
Non-claim statute
Non-residence, is condemned, ii. 546, the usual pleas for it, ibid.
&c. the pretence of attending study thereby more in the univer-
sities, removed, ii. 547, several other pleas removed.
Norfolk, duke of, plots with the duke of Alva and Don Guerres, to
iii. 88
land an army at Harwich
Norris, Sir John, makes an honourable retreat at Gaunt, iii. 516
Northampton, earl of, some account of him
Northumberland, earl of, slain for demanding the subsidy granted
to Henry VII.
Northumberland, earl of, conveys the lady Margaret into Scotland,

v. 286


• v. 57, 58

v. 165

Northumberland destroyed with fire and sword by James IV. in
v. 126


favour of Pekin
Notices, doctrine of

i. 115, 116

Notions, all our common ones are not to be removed, as some ad-
Nourishing meats and drinks, i. 266, et seq.

v. 313

Nourishing parts in


i. 457
i. 416, 417, 418

Nourishment, five several means to help it, i.
Nourishment mended, a great help
Novum Organam, Wotton's commendation of that book, v. 542,
presented to the king, with a letter, v. 535, the king's and Mr.
Cuffe's remarks upon it

vi. 253


ii. 314

i. 401

Numa's two coffins, i. 514, a lover of retirement
Nurseries for plants should not be rich land
Nuisance, matters of, how to be punished by the constable, iv. 312,
several instances thereof, and how they are to be punished, iv. 393

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OAK-LEAVES have honey-dews, probably from the closeness of
the surface, i. 416, an old tradition, that oak-boughs put into the
earth bring forth wild vines, i. 425. Oak-apples, an excrescence
with putrefaction.
i. 435
Oak bears the most fruits amongst trees, i. 458, the cause, ibid. our
oaken timber for shipping not to be equalled
iii. 450
Oath ex officio, is condemned, ii. 536, 537, a new oath of allegiance,

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v. 308.
Obedience, two means of retaining conquered countries in it, iv. 342
Objects of the sight cause great delight in the spirits, but no great
offence, ii. 32, the cause
Ocampo, the Spanish general in Ireland, iii. 526, taken prisoner,

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Occhus, a tree in Hyrcania

i. 453

iv. 98, 113

Occupancy, when it grows a property in lands
Odious objects cause the spirits to fly.
i. 522
Odours, infusions in air, i, 252. Odours in some degree nourishing,
ii. 54

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Officers of the crown, how to be ordered after the union of Eng-
land and Scotland

iii. 279, 280

Oil, whether it can be formed out of water

i. 373, 374

Oily substances and watery, i. 369, commixture of oily substances
prohibiteth putrefaction, i. 369,370, turning of watery substances
into oily, i. 374, a great work in nature, ibid. some instances
thereof, ibid. Oil of sweet almonds a great nourisher, i. 268,
how to be used
Ointment, fragrant, ii. 226. Ointments shut in the vapours, and
send them powerfully to the head, ii. 46, said to be used by
witches, ii. 69, preserving ointments

ii. 217

Old trees bearing better than the same young

i. 459

Old men conversing with young company live long

ii. 56

Onions shoot in the air

i. 257

Onions made to wax greater, i. 408, in growing carry the seed to
the top

Openers, a catalogue of them.

i. 463
ii. 222
ii. 48

Operations of sympathy

iii. 432

Opinion, a master-wheel in some cases
Opium, how to abate its poisonous quality, i. 252, inquired into,
i. 279, hath divers parts, i. 290, causes mortification, i. 366.
Vide i. 461.

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Oquenda, Michael de, the Spanish admiral, lost
iii. 520
Orange-flowers infused, i. 251. Orange-seeds sown in April will
bring forth an excellent sallad-herb

i. 438

Orange, prince of, is murdered by the papists

Orators, were as counsellors of state among the Athenians

iv. 446

iii. 76

ii. 56

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