Imágenes de páginas

parliament, v. 548, Buckingham to the same, of the king's speech
to his parliament, ibid. three to the king, imploring favour, v. 549,
et seq. to the prince of Wales, returning thanks for his favours, v.
552, to the king, returning thanks for his liberty, v. 553, to the
marquis of Buckingham, returning thanks for his good offices, v.
554, a memorial for his majesty's service, ibid. to the marquis of
Buckingham, soliciting him to stay at London, v. 556, to the king,
soliciting to be restored to favour, v. 558, Buckingham to the lord
St. Alban, with his majesty's warrant for his pardon, v. 559,
Buckingham writes three familiar letters to the lord St. Alban, v.
560, 561, the lord St. Alban to. Buckingham, professing great
affection, and begging a kind construction of his letters, v. 561, to
the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the staying his pardon
at the seal, v. 559, to the king, with his History of Henry the Se-
venth, v. 562, to the marquis of Buckingham, high admiral of
England, with the History of Henry the Seventh, v. 563, lord St.
Alban to a Barnabite monk, about points in philosophy, v. 564,
to the king, imploring assistance, v. 566, to Mr. Matthew, em-
ploying him to do a good office with a great man, v. 571, to the
lord Digby, on his going to Spain, v. 572, to Mr. Matthew, con-
cerning sincere friendship, ibid. an expostulation to the marquis
of Buckingham, v. 573, Buckingham to the lord St. Alban, con-
cerning his warrant and access to the king, v. 575, to the mar-
quis of Buckingham, recommending Mr. Matthew, ibid. to the
duke of Buckingham, soliciting his favour, v. 577, Buckingham's
answer, ibid. to the duke of Buckingham, presenting the De aug-
mentis scientiarum, v. 578, Buckingham's answer, ibid. to the
duke of Buckingham, concerning his suit to his majesty for a full
pardon, and a translation of his honours after his death, v. 579,
Buckingham's answer, v. 580, to the lord treasurer Marlborough,
expostulating about his unkindness and injustice, v. 582, to the
king, petitioning for a total remission of his sentence, ibid. answer
to the foregoing, by king James, v. 584, the lord viscount St. Al-
ban to Dr. Williams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his writings,
&c. ibid. the bishop's answer, v. 585, to the queen of Bohemia,
with a discourse on a war with Spain, v. 587, to the marquis de
Fiat, relating to his Essays, v. 588, to the earl of Arundel and
Surry, just before his death, being the last letter he ever wrote,

v. 588
Letters patents, whether they might be given of the dignity of earl-
dom, without delivery by the king's own hand, v. 465, Brackley's
case relating to this query, with the other nearest precedents to it,

v. 474
Levant, concerning the trade thither, iii. 337, account of our mer-
chants sufferings therein,
iii. 338

ii. 36

Leucadians, a superstitious usage among them,
Lewis XI. of France, ii. 72, his secresy, ii. 317, makes peace with
Edward IV. v. 6, a design of his about their laws, iv. 368, 379
Lewis XII. stamped coins of gold with a motto, upon the kingdom's
being interdicted by the pope,

iv. 423
Lewis XII. notifies to Henry VII. his conquest of Milan, 623 v. 158
Lewis, Mr. license granted to him,
vi. 222

v. 110

Lex regia, what it was, its win back to iv. 63
Ley, Sir James, lord Ley, lord treasurer, well affected to lord
viscount St. Alban's interest,
vi. 379, and note (b)
Libels, the females of sedition, and gusts of restrained liberty
of speech,os
Libel, observations on one published, anno Domini, 1592, iii. 40, the
design of the author of it, iii. 45, would infuse groundless fears
of Spain into us, iii. 63, endeavours to stir up discontent in the
nation, on account of the uncertainty of succession to the crown
at that time, iii. 65, &c. many instances of the untruths and abuses
contained therein, iii. 92, &c. the great impudence manifested


iii. 101
iii. 40

Libellers, are condemned by the law of nations,
Liberties, what sort proper to allow to the undertakers for the plan-
tation of Ireland,

Licences for losses, are to be granted cautiously,
Life, the taking it away how to be punished in several
390, 391, perpetual continuance of it no ways desirable,

Life, by what courses prolonged,

Light, by refraction shews greater,
Lights over great, offend the eyes,

Light comforteth the spirits, ii. 65, especially light varied,
Lignum aloes,

iii. 324

Lincoln, John, earl of, son of John de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, and
Elizabeth, eldest sister of Edward IV. v. 27, intended for the
crown by Richard III. ibid. carefully watched by Henry VII. ibid.
sails into Flanders, ibid. lands in Lancashire, v. 30, slain in the
battle near Newark,

Lincostis, an herb growing in the water,
Liquefaction, its cause,

Liquefiable and not liquefiable, ii. 16, bodies that liquefy by fire,
ibid. others by water, ibid. some liquefy by both,

Liquors, infusions in them, i. 250, appetite of continuation in them,
i. 253, 350

Liquors, their clarification, i. 355, 356, 357, 358, three causes there-
of, ibid. preservation of liquors in wells or vaults, i. 385.
compressed, ii. 29, their incorporation with powders,
Liturgy, to be used with reverence, ii. 537, how to be
ii. 538, the exceptions against ours are trifling,
Liver, how to cure a schirrus of it, i. 417, how opened,
Lives, a branch of civil history,
Livia, ii. 484, 439, sorted well with the policy of her husband, and
the dissimulation of her son, ii. 263, poisoned her husband, ii. 298,
iv. 475, secured her son's succession by false fames of Augustus's
ii. 396

Living creatures that generate at certain seasons only, i. 507, others
at all seasons, ibid. the cause of each, ibid. their several times of
bearing in the womb, i. 508, et seq. the causes thereof, ibid. the
several numbers which they bring forth at a burden, i. 509, the
causes, ibid. Living creatures that will be transmuted into an-
* other species, i. 426. Living creatures foreshew weather,
ii. 5,7

Livy, his description of Cato Major, ii. 350, his remark on Antio-

chus and the Etolians,

Loadstone, its operation by consent,


ii. 379, 380

ii. 47

j. 132


London, contributed more than 9000l. to the benevolence of Henry
Lopez, his design of poisoning queen Elizabeth, iii. 108, 109, holds
a correspondence with several in Spain on that account, iii. 109,
the method of his proceeding in that affair, iii. 109, 110, 111, agrees
to poison the queen for 50,000 crowns, iii. 114, his contrivances
to keep concealed, ibid. a letter intercepted relating to his plot,
iii. 116, is discovered and convicted,

Lopping trees, makes them spread and bushy,
Lot's offer,

iii. 116, &c.

i. 398

ii. 108

Love, the Platonist's opinion of it, ii. 57, procured by sudden
glances and dartings of the eye, ibid. without ends lasting, ii. 415,


Love, who least liable to extravagant love, ii. 274, its tides, ibid.
nuptial, friendly, and wanton love,
Lovelace, Leonard,

ii. 275
vi. 246, 247


Lovel, viscount, attainted, v. 15, heads the forces against Henry
VII. v. 18, flies into Lancashire, and sails to Flanders to the
lady Margaret, ibid. invades England with Irish and Dutch, v.
28, various accounts of his death,
Low-countries, said to have the same succession of weather every
thirty-five years,
Low-countries, their afflicted condition, iii. 55, their defection from
the king of Spain,
iii. 79, in. 83

ii. 390

Low's case of tenures, iv. 233, whether his tenancy was in capite,
or in socage, ibid. arguments for its being in capite, iv. 233 to
242, the cases seemingly against it answered,

Lowder, Mr. solicitor to the queen, made one of the
exchequer in Ireland,

Lucciole, a fly in Italy shining like glow-worms,

Lucky and unlucky,

iv. 242, &c.
barons of the

vi. 156, 163

ii. 56

Lucretius's exclamation against religion, upon the sacrifice of Aga-

ii. 260

Lucullus entertains Pompey, ii. 440, why he calls Pompey a carrion
crow, ii. 445, 446. Vide ii. 360.

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Lust, the impressions thereof,

Lutes, why old ones sound better than new,

ii. 70

i. 468

i. 494

i. 333, 334

Lycurgus thought to reduce the state of Sparta to a democracy,

ii. 437

an answer

Lycurgus, his laws were of long continuance, iv. 377,
of his to one who advised him to set aside kingly government,

Reiv. 322
i. 280

Lydia, near Pergamus,
Lye implies a man's being brave towards God, and a coward to-
wards men, ii. 255, why the last peal to judgment, ibid. tell a


lye and find a truth, says the Spaniard, ii. 265, in transacting em-
ii. 380
Lye, our law condemned as not having provided a sufficient pu-
nishment for those who use this word, iv. 407. Francis I. of
France, made this word so disgraceful as it now is, ibid. Solon's
answer to one who asked him why he made no punishment for this
word, ibid. the civilians dispute whether an action of injury
will lie for it,

Lying, in what kind of posture healthful,

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MACEDON, its glory founded in poverty, iii. 307, compared with


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Magic, natural,

ii. 280, 348, 389

ii. 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54

Magic of the Persians, our author's opinion concerning it, iii. 257
Magistrates subordinate, directions for their conduct, iv. 84, can-
not be invested with the personal prerogative and power of the

Magnalia naturæ,

Mahometans, who propagate religion by the sword, yet use therein
no secret murders,


Male birds, why the best singers,
M'ale and female, the difference of
ii. 22, the causes thereof, ii. 23.
451. Male piony good for the

Maleficiating, practised in Gascony,

them in several living creatures,
Male and female in plants, i.
falling sickness and incubus,

Malt, i. 463, its swelling and increase, ibid. its sweetness,
Man, knowledge of, how divided,

Man was created in the image of God, ii. 483, judged falsely of the
rules of good and evil, ii. 484, his fall, and the ill effects thereof,
ibid. is compared to an Indian fig-tree, ii. 475, is improveable in
the mind, as well as body, v. 330, how his body is improveable
in many instances,
v. 330, 331
Man, a plant turned upwards,
gi. 451
Man's flesh eaten, i. 254, breedeth the French disease, ibid. causeth
high imaginations, i. 254, ii. 27, not in itself edible, ibid. the
cause, ibid. how eaten by cannibals, ibid. wherefore eaten by

Mandeville, lord, a letter to him and lord chancellor Bacon from the

marquis of Buckingham,

Mandrakes, the ill use made of them,

Manna, i, 416, of Calabria best and most plentiful,

vi. 268

i. 454

i. 518

Manners, how far an union of them in kingdoms is to be desired,
iii. 265

Manors, how at first created, iv. 106, whence they had their name,

Mansell, Sir Robert, committed to the Marshalsea, and brought be-
fore the council-table, vi. 65, 68, and note (b), his account brought
in slowly in the king's opinion,
vi. 208, 297
Manslaughter, what it is, and its punishment, iv. 83, our law makes
a difference very justly between it and murder in malice pre-
iv. 404, 405
Manuel Andrada practised the death of Antonio king of Portugal,
comes into England, and is thereupon apprehended, iii. 111
Manufactures, workers thereof how punishable, unless they have
served seven years' apprenticeship,
iv. 394
Manufactures foreign, should be prohibited where the materials are
superfluities, v. 171, our own should be encouraged, iii. 455.
Manufactures of old generally wrought by slaves,
ii. 327
March, towards the end, the best discoverer of summer sickness,
ii. 3

Marchers, lordships, abolished by statute of 27 Henry VIII. iv. 258,
court of Marches maintained its jurisdiction, ibid. what meant by
the word Marches, ibid. is as old as Edward IVth's time, iv. 259,
the extent of it, ibid. &c. the intention of the king in the election
of it, ibid. the sense of the word Marches settled by several argu-
ments, and its authority justified, iv. 260, 261, 262, argu
ments to prove that it signifies lordships Marchers, iv. 261,
276, a confutation of those arguments, iv. 262, 276, different
significations of Marches, with the arguments in defence of them,
iv. 262, &c. the whole debate upon this matter summed up, iv.
271 to 284, statute of 34 of Henry VIII. relating to the Marches
explained, iv. 271. Marches distinguished from lordships.
Marchers, iv. 276, several arguments collected together on this
head, which were unanswered,

iv. 277

iv. 257

Marchio, a marquis, whence derived,
Margaret, lady, v. 18, second sister of Edward IV. and dowager of
Charles the hardy duke of Burgundy, v. 28, had the spirit of a
man, and the malice of a woman, ibid. raises the ghost of the se-
cond son of Edward IV. v. 91, reflected on by Dr. Warham,
v. 103, not mentioned in the account of Perkins's examination,
v. 148
Margaret, eldest daughter of Henry VII. married to James IV. of
Scotland, v. 165, her line succeeds to the crown,
Maritime countries need not fear a surcharge of people,
Markham, Gervase, esq. his quarrel with lord Darcy,
Marl, why esteemed the best compost,

Marlborough, lord, made treasurer,

v. 196

iii. 295

vi. 132

i. 445

v. 582

Marriage recommended, ii. 106, the laws and conditions of mar-


ii. 107

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