Imágenes de páginas

i. 288, 289, ii. 77

i. 290

Properties secret
Proserpina, her fable
Prosperity dangerous, v. 482, temperance its proper virtue, ii, 262

ii. 56


Protections for persons in the service of the crown, strengthened,

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Prothonotary, his office

Proud persons, how they bear misfortunes
Prudence, doctrine of

ii. 340

Psalm 1st, translated, ii. 553, the 12th, ii. 554, the 90th, ii. 555, the
104th, ii. 557, the 126th, ii. 560, the 137th, ii. 561, the 149th,

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iii. 258

Public good always most regarded by nature
Puckering, Sir John, lord keeper of the great seal, letter to him
from Mr. Francis Bacon.



v. 174

Puebla, Dr. ambassador lieger from Spain
Pugna per provocationem, what it was, iv. 406, instances thereof,
iii. 362
iv. 184

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iv. 315

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Pupils, the prætorian power over them
Purchasers, very much favoured by our laws


vi. 365

v. 517


Purging medicines having their virtue in a fine spirit, endure not
boiling, i. 251, their unpleasant taste how remedied, i. 251, 252,
several ways of the operations of purging medicines, i. 262, 263,
264, 265, proceed from the quantity or quality of the medicines,
i. 262, they work upon the humours, i. 263, medicines that purge
by stool, and that purge by urine, i. 265, their several causes, ibid.
work in these ways as they are given in quantity, ibid. what wea-
ther best for purging, i. 276, preparations before purging, i. 275,
276, want of preparative, what hurt it doth, both in purging and
after purging
i. 275
Pursevants, their business how to be managed
Purveyance justly due to the crown, iii. 464, and yet frequently
Purveyors, a speech concerning their abuses, iii. 250, complaints
about them, iii. 251, their abuses enumerated, iii. 253, &c. in-
stances of their frequent breaches of the law iii. 254, &c.
Putrefaction, its inception hath in it a maturation, i. 359. Putrefac-
tion, the acceleration of it, i. 364, the cause of putrefaction, ibid.
Putrefaction, whence, i. 384, 365, ten means of inducing putre-
faction, i. 365, 366, 367, prohibiting putrefaction, i. 367, 513,
ten means of prohibiting it, i. 367, 368, 369, 370, inceptions of
putrefaction, i. 374, 460, putrefactions for the most part smell ill,
whence, i. 367, ii. 12. Putrefaction hath affinity with plants, i.
450. Putrefaction, from what causes it cometh, ii. 13. Putrefac-
tion, the subtilest of all motions, i. 478, Vide i. 513. Putrefaction
induced by the moon-beams, ii. 38, doth not rise to its height at
once, ii. 3. Putrefactions of living creatures have caused plagues


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ii. 50

Putrefied bodies most odious to a creature of the same kind, ii. 71
Pye, Sir Robert, letter to him from lord viscount St. Alban, vi. 379


Pyrrhus had his teeth undivided, i. 505, his ambition . ii. 416
Pythagoras, his philosophy full of superstition, ii. 43, visited Hiero,
ii. 446, his parable
ii. 317

ii. 21
iv. 89

QUARRIES that grow bard
Quarter sessions to be held by justices
Questions touching minerals, ii. 194, unexpected surprise, ii. 308, the
use and advantage of asking questions, ii. 334. Questions about
the lawfulness of a war for the propagating of religion iii. 492
Quicksilver heated and pent in, hath the same force with

der, i. 258, the coldest of metals, because the fullest of spirits, i.
279, will not bear the fire
i. 364

i. 524

Quicksilver will conserve bodies, and harden them
Quicksilver fixed to the hardness of lead, ii. 20, 191, how gilders
guard against the ill effects of it, ii. 51, a preservative against the

ii. 68

iii. 306

Quintius, his saying touching the state of Peloponnesus
Quintus Pius, the victory of Lepanto owing to him

ii. 72

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Racking of wine or beer

Rain in Egypt scarce, i. 511, the cause thereof, ibid. several
prognostics of rain
ii. 7, 8
Rainbow, the sweetness of its odour
. ii. 9, 10
Raleigh, Sir Walter, a design to murder him by Sir Christopher
Blunt, iii. 160, compared the ladies of the queen's bed-chamber
to witches, ii. 410, which have power to do hurt, but no good, ii.
410, 420, resentment against him by the Spanish ambassador, vi.
202, letter from the lord chancellor to the king, concerning the
manner of proceeding against him, vi. 204, declaration of his de-
meanour and carriage

vi. 210

i. 472

vi. 248

Rams' skins good to be applied to wounds
Ramsay, David
Rates, they should be easy to the undertakers for planting Ireland,
iii. 324

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Ravenstein, lord, rebels against Maximilian, v. 65, 84, carries on a

piratical war.

V. 84

iv. 391

ii. 373, 374

Ravishment of women, how to be punished
Reading, how to be regulated.
Realm, the state of it how many ways endangered, and what
punishments are due thereupon

iv. 388

iii. 301

Rebel and enemy distinguished
Rebellion, how punishable, iv. 388, several raised in Ireland by the
king of Spain, iii. 89, in the North, to what it was owing, iii. 73,

2 L2

ii. 410
ii. 356
i. 356

how a subject may be guilty of it by taking up arms, iii. 174, what
consequences the law draws from it
Receipts, how to be managed after the union of England and Scot-
iii. 174, 175
Receptacle for converts to the reformed religion, recommended,
iii. 283
iii. 394

Recoveries, what they are, iv. 118, they bar entails, &c. ibid. other
effects thereof, iv. 119, methods of proceeding therein, iv, 118,
why first introduced
Recusants, how to be punished, iv. 385, magistrates, who are so,
iv. 119
how to be dealt with in Ireland
Red within, some few fruits
Red juice in plants

v. 439
i. 422
i. 460
i. 464

Reed, or cane, a watery plant

References in chancery, when they may be made

iv. 516, &c.
ii. 372

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vi. 275

ii. 199



Referees, the meaning of that word
Refining of metals insufficient, ii. 21, how to multiply the heat, or
open the body in refining
Reflexion of sounds, i. 337, not to be guided like the reflexion of
species visible
Reformation of religion under queen Elizabeth, iii. 53, the benefits
thereof, iii. 54, two hinderances of it, ibid. the necessity of it,
Refraction causeth the species visible to appear bigger, i. 509, other
iii. 53, 54, &c.
observations about refractions
Registers in chancery, their office, and orders relating to it,
Relief, a sum of 51. so called, to be paid by every tenant by knight's
iv. 515, &c.
service to his lord, iv. 106, of tenant in socage, what ·
Religion, unity in it, ii. 257, the chief band of society, ibid. Lucre-
iv. 107
tius his exclamation against it, ii. 260, the best reason of state,
ii. 393, 394, of our church commended
Religion, how careful king James was of it, iv. 499, the care of it
iii. 434
recommended to the judges of the circuits, iv. 499, our author
disapproves of the exercise of divers religions, iii. 58, every man's
conscience should be let alone in the quiet belief of his own, ibid.
concerning the disputes about it in England, ibid. three rules of
proceeding with men in religious matters, where conscience is
pleaded, iii. 72, concerning the propagation thereof, iii. 393, not
to be scoffed at, ii. 503. Religious sects
Remainder and reversion, the difference between them, iv. 116, the
ii. 390
former cannot be limited upon an estate in fee-simple, ibid. its
significancy in the statute of uses

iv. 191, 192

Remains, medical

ii. 217

iv. 150

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Remembrancer of the lord treasurer in the exchequer
Remembrancer in chancery, recommended as a proper officer,

v. 529

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Remitter, what the law means thereby, iv. 41, several cases of it
Rents, case thereof considered, iv. 196, 167, concerning the execu-
ibid, &c.
tion of them
iv. 197

Re-ordination of priests maintained by some
Repletion hindereth generation, i. 399, and stature
Reproofs from authority should not be taunting
Resemblances between the species of plants. i. 471, and likewise

i. 472
ii. 43

i. 368

ii. 206

i. 395

among animals

Respiration of the world, what, according, to Apollonius
Rest causeth putrefaction.

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Restitutions of metals and minerals

Retardation of germination

Revelation of God's will by the Scriptures, ii. 484, how made before
ii. 485

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Revenge, wild justice, and ought to be weeded. ii. 261, 467
Revenge, ii. 261, puts the law out of office, ibid. can only take place
where there is no law to remedy, ii. 261, public revenges most
fortunate, ii. 262, mischiefs of allowing private revenge, iv. 400.
Revenue of the king, how to be managed and advanced, iv. 505,

v. 524

Revenues, sundry sorts of royal revenues, iv. 132, of the crown
ought to be preserved.
iii. 464

ii. 108

Reverence of one's self, a bridle of vice
Reversions cannot be granted by word, iv. 116. See Atturnement,


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Reverter, its meaning stated in the statute of uses
Review, bill of, in what cases to be admitted, or not
Revocation of uses, Sir John Stanhope's case relating


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iv. 191, 192

iv. 509

thereto dis-

iv. 246

ii. 218

Rheums, how caused, i. 264, preservative against
Rhubarb contains parts of contrary operations, i. 251, 290. Rhu-
barb infused for a short time best, i. 251, repeated may be as
strong as scammony, ibid. a benedict medicine, ibid. caution in
the taking thereof, i. 263, its virtue

Richard II. his deposition

ii. 405

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Richard III. tyrant in title and regiment, v. 5, slain in Bosworth-field,
ibid. slew with his own hands Henry VI. ibid. and his two nephews,
ibid. thought to poison his wife, ibid. attainted after his death,

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iii. 403

ii. 433

Richardson excuses himself from being speaker
Riches, wherein they resemble muck
Riches, the baggage of virtue, ii. 338, 470, have sold more men than
they have bought out, ii. 338, unjust means of acquiring them,
ii. 339, little riches more hard to be got than great ii. 339
Rice, a nourishing meat, i. 267, the general food in Turkey, i. 267,


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Riding, good for the head.
ii. 374
Right side and left, senses alike strong on both sides, limbs strongest
on the right, ii. 33, the cause of each
Rights are of two sorts, iv. 161, according to the civilians, of three
sorts, iv. 164, when two meet in one person there is no confusion
of them, but they remain in law distinct, iv. 337, how this last rule
is limited
Riots and violent assaults, how to be punished
Rivers, the advantage of making them navigable



iv. 392

iii. 454, 455

Robberies disguised, instances thereof, and how they are to be pu-
iv. 391, 392
Rocks, the ancients thought springs chiefly generated there i. 255
Roman laws were collected by the Decemvirs from the Grecian onès,
iv. 368
Romans, how they esteemed a goose's liver, i. 266, their style in
war and peace, ii, 434, beat Philip of Macedon, ii. 486, open to
receive strangers into their bosom. ii. 326, made wars for the
ii. 328, iii. 488
liberty of Greece


ii. 292
Rome, heathen, grew great by its reverence of the gods
Rome, Virgil's prediction coneerning the mixture of Trojans and
Italians therein, iii. 262, its union with the Sabines, iii. 263, free
in its naturalizations, ibid. causes of its growth, iii. 264, esteemed
a valiant nation, iv. 405, duels not used amongst them, ibid. the
emperors thereof used in their titles the addition of nations they
had conquered
Romulus, his legacy to the Romans

iii. 250

Rooms built for health

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Roos, William lord

vi. 91, 113

vi. 241

Roos, lady, personates Luke Hutton
Roots, advantages of digging and loosening the earth about them,
i. 393, 398
Roots of fruit trees multiplied, i. 398. Root made larger by put-
ting panicum about it, i. 401. Roots potted, grow greater, i.
409. Roots preserved all winter, ibid. Roots, bulbous, fibrous,
and hirsute, i. 454. Roots of trees that descend deep, i. 463,
464, others that spread more, ibid, the cause of each ibid.
Rosa solis, the herb
Roses-damask, how conserved, i. 377, 394, how to make them late
and sweet, i. 395, 396, 397, ii: 218, and come twice a year,

i. 415



i. 439
i. 365

ii. 298


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Rotten apples putrefy sound ones

Roxolana, the destruction of sultan Mustapha
Rubbing. See Friction.


Rue improved, i. 412. Rue helpeth the fig-tree .
Rules of law, an account of our author's method and manner in di-
gesting them

iv. 10
ii. 349

Russian monks, their prodigious patience
Rust of metals

i. 364, ii. 204

Rutland, his examination in relation to Essex's treason iii. 200
Rutland, Frances countess of
vi. 144, and note (c)

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SABELLIAN heresy, the occasion of its rise
ii. 510
Sackville, Sir Edward, named to be chairman of the committee of
the house of commons, for inquiring into the abuses of the courts
of justice, vi. 280, zealous for lord viscount St. Alban, vi. 300, 301,
302, 315, 319, his letter to lord St. Alban
vi. 323
Sacred, why attributed to kings, and never to senates, &c. iv, 323

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