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Properties secret

i. 288, 289, ii. 77
Proserpina, her fable

i. 290
Prosperity dangerous, v. 482, temperance its proper virtue, ii. 262

ii. 56
Protections for persons in the service of the crown, strengthened,

v. 82
Prothonotary, his office

iv. 315
Proud persons, how they bear misfortunes

ii. 243
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,

ii. 562
Public good always most regarded by nature

iji. 258
Puckering, Sir John, lord keeper of the great seal, letter to him
from Mr. Francis Bacon.


Puebla, Dr. ambassador lieger from Spain

v. 174
Pugna per provocationem, what it was, iv. 406, instances thereof,

Pupils, the prætorian power over them

iii, 362
Purchasers, very much favoured by our laws

iv. 184

vi. 365
Purging medicines baving 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

v. 517
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

ii. 50
Putrefied bodies most odious to a creature of the same kind, ij. 71
Pye, Sir Robert, letter to him from lord viscount St. Alban, vi. 379

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

ii. 317



QUARRIES that grow bard

ii. 21
Quarter sessions to be held by justices

iv. 89
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 healed and pent in, hath the same force with gunpow-

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

i. 364
Quicksilver will conserve bodies, and harden them

i. 524
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

ii. 306
Quintius, his saying touching the state of Peloponnesus

ii. 72
Quintus Pius, the victory of Lepanto owing to him

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ii. 410

ii. 356
Racking of wine or beer

i. 356
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 burt, 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
Rams' skins good to be applied to wounds

i. 472
Ramsay, David

vi. 248
Rates, they should be easy to the undertakers for planting Ireland,

ii. 324
Ravenstein, lord, rebels against Maximilian, v. 65, 84, carries on a
piratical war

v. 84
Pavishment of women, how to be punished

iv. 391
Reading, how to be regulated .

ii. 373, 374
Realm, the state of it how many ways endangered, and what
punishments are due thereupon

iv. 388
Rebel and enemy distinguished

jii. 301
Rebellion, how punishable, iv. 388, several raised in Ireland by the
king of Spain, iji. 89, in the North, to what it was owing, iii. 73,

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how a subject may be guilty of it by taking up arms, iii. 174, what
consequences the law draws from it

iii. 174, 175
Receipts, how to be managed after the union of England and Scot-

iii. 253
Receptacle for converts to the reformed religion, recommended,

jii. 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

iv. 119
Recusants, how to be punished, iv. 385, magistrates, who are so,
how to be dealt with in Ireland

V. 439
Red within, some few fruits

i. 422
Red juice in plants

i. 460
Reed, or cane, a watery plant

i. 464
References in chancery, when they may be made iv. 516, &c.

ii. 372
Referees, the meaning of that word

vi. 275
Refining of metals insufficient, ii. 21, how to niultiply the heat, or
open the body in refining

ii. 199
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,

iii. 53, 54, &c.
Refraction causeth the species visible to appear bigger, i. 509, other
observations about refractions

Registers in chaucery, their office, and orders relating to it,

iv. 515, &c.
Relief, a sum of 51. so called, to be paid by every tenant by knight's
service to his lord, iv. 106, of tenant in

iv. 107
Religion, unity in it, ii. 257, the chief band of society, ibid. Lucre-

tius bis exclamation against it, ii. 260, the best reason of state,
ii. 393, 394, of our church commended

jii. 434
Religion, how careful king James was of it, iv. 499, the care of it

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

ii. 390
Remainder and reversion, the difference between them, iv. 116, the

former cannot be limited upon an estate in fee-simple, ibid. its
significancy in the statute of uses

socage, what.

iv. 191, 192
Remains, medical

ii. 217
Remembrancer of the lord treasurer in the exchequer iv. 150
Remembrancer in chancery, recommended as a proper officer,

v. 529
Remitter, what the law means thereby, iv. 41, several cases of it

ibid, &c.
Rents, case thereof considered, iv. 196, 167, concerning the execu-
tion of them

iv. 197


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Re-ordination of priests maintained by some

ii. 511
Repletion hindereth generation, i. 399, and stature i. 428
Reproofs from authority should not be taunting ·

ii. 277
Resemblances between the species of plants. i. 471, and likewise

i. 472
Respiration of the world, what, according, to Apollonius

ii. 43
Rest causeth putrefaction

i. 368
Restitutions of metals and minerals

ii. 206
Retardation of germination

i. 395
Revelation of God's will by the Scriptures, ii. 484, how made before

ii. 485
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.

jii. 464
Reverence of one's self, a bridle of vice

ii. 108
Reversions cannot be granted by word, iv. 116. See Atturnement,

Reverter, its meaning stated in the statute of uses iv. 191, 192
Review, bill of, in what cases to be admitted, or not iv. 509
Revocation of uses, Sir John Stanhope's case relating thereto dis-

iv. 246
Rheums, how caused, i. 264, preservative against

ii. 218
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

Ricbard II. his deposition

ii. 405
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,

Richardson excuses himself from being speaker

iii. 403

ii. 433
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,

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 role
is limited

Riots and violent assaults, how to be punished
Rivers, the advantage of making them navigable


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iii. 454, 455

iv. 392


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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 ones,

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. 436, open to
receive strangers into their bosom. Ü. 326, made wars for the
liberty of Greece

ii. 328, iii. 488
Rome, heathen, grew great by its reverence of the gods

ii. 292
Rome, Virgil's prediction codeerning the mixture of Trojans and

Italians therein, iji. 262, its union with the Sabines, iii. 263, free
in its naturalizations, ibid. causes of its growth, iji. 264, esteemed
a valiant nation, iy. 405, duels not used amongst them, ibid. the
emperors thereof used in their titles the additiou of nations they
had conquered

jü. 250
Romulus, his legacy to the Romans

ji. 327
Rooms built for health

ji. 55
Roos, William lord

vi. 91, 113
Roos, lady, personates Luke Hutton

vi. 241
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 desceud deep, i. 463,

464, others that spread. more, ibid, the cause of each ibid.
Rosa solis, the herb

i. 415
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. 439
Rotten apples putrefy sound ones

i. 365
Roxolana, the destruction of sultan Mustapha

ji. 298
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
Russian monks, their prodigious patience

j. 349
Rust of metals

i. 364, ii. 204
Rutland, his examination in relation to Essex's treason, žij, 200
Rutland, Frances countess of

vi, 144, and note (c)

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SABELLIAN heresy, the occasion of its rise

i, 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, bis letter to lord St. Alban

vi. 323
Sacred, why attributed to kings, and never to senates, &c. iv, 328


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