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Mountebanks in state as well as private life

ii. 279
Mountfort, Sir Simon, v. 98, apprehended, convicted, and be-
headed, for adhering to Perkin

v. 105
Mountjoy, lord deputy of Ireland.

jii. 525
Mouth out of taste, i. 477, what taste it will not receive ibid.
Mucianus, his advice to Vespasian.

ii. 263
Mucianus, how he destroyed Vitellius by a false fame. ji. 396
Mulberry more fair and fruitful by perforating the trunk, &c. i. 405,
the black mulberry preferable to the white

i. 421
Mulberry leaf

i. 518
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

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-

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)
Murray, Thomas, provost of Eton, dies

vi. 341, note (a)
Muscovy bath a late spring and early barvest, whence i. 439
Mushrooms, i. 431, their properties, ibid. several productions of
them, ibid. where they grow most

i. 450, 460

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, cousent 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 inusic 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

Musk, its virtue :

ii. 53
Musk-melons, how improved

i. 413
Muster-masters of the lieutenancy

iii. 442
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

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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,

ii. 47, 207
Narcissus, his art with Claudius

ii. 306, 307
Narratives, or relations

i. 81
Nasturtium, or cardamum, its virtue

i. 373
Nations by name, not so in right

jii. 487
Nativity of queen Elizabeth falsely said to be kept holy, instead of
that of the blessed virgin

iii. 101
Nature, advice of the true inquisition thereof.

i. 349
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

Natural divination

ü. 1
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
(6) 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,

Negotiations between England and Spain, wherein is shewn the
treachery of Spain

iii. 86, 87
Negroes, an inquiry into their colouration

i. 389
Nero much esteemed hydraulics, i. 294, his male wife, ii. 434, bis

character, ii. 438, dislike of Seneca's style, ii. 449, his barp, 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 out of

vi. 286
New Atlantis, ii. 81. Dr. Rawley's account of the design of it,

ii. 80
Night-showers better for fruit than day-showers

i. 467
Nights, star-light or moon-shine, colder than cloudy

ü. 30
Nilus, a strange account of its earth

i. 502, 503
Nilus, the virtues thereof, i. 512, how to clarify the water of it,



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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

for men grown, ill for children, i. 373. Nitrous water, i. 376,
scoureth of itself, ibid. Nitre mingled with water maketh vines

i. 402
Nitre, upon the sea-sands

i. 515
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, bow 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 må-
naged in Ireland after its plantation

üj. 323
Noises, some promote sleep

i. 503
Non-claim statute

v. 61
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 ". ibid.
Norfolk, duke of, plots with the duke of Alva and Don Guerres, to
land an army at Harwich

iii. 88
Norris, Sir John, makes an honourable retreat at Gaunt, iii. 516
Northampton, earl of, some account of him

v. 286
Northumberland, earl of, slain for demanding the subsidy granted
to Henry VII.

v. 57, 58
Northumberland, carl of, conveys the lady Margaret into Scotland,

v. 165
Northumberland destroyed with fire and sword by James IV. in
favour of Pekin

v. 126
Notices, doctrine of

i. 115, 116
Notions, all our common ones are not to be removed, as some ad-

V. 313
Nourishing meats and drinks, i. 266, et seq. Nourisbing parts in

i. 457
Nourishment, five several means to help it, i. 391, 392, 393, 394.
Nourishment mended, a great help

i. 416, 417, 418
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


vi. 253
Numa's two coffins, i. 514, a lover of retirement

ij. 314
Nurseries for plants should not be rich land

i. 401
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 bave 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

iji. 450
Oath ex officio, is condemned, ii. 536, 537, a new oath of allegiance,

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,

Occhus, a tree in Hyrcania

i. 453
Occupancy, when it grows a property in lands iv. 98, 113
Odious objects cause the spirits to fly ·

i. 522
Odours, infusions in air, i, 252. Odours in some degree nourishing,

ii. 54
Officers in court, ministerial, how to be treated, iï. 463. See Great

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 substauces

prohibitelh putrefaction, i. 369,370, turniug 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

i. 463
Openers, a catalogue of them

ii. 222
Operations of sympathy

ii. 48
Opinion, a master-wheel in some cases

iii. 432
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.
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

iv. 446
Orators, were as counsellors of state among the Athenians iii. 76

ii. 56


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