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Bacon, Lady Ann (Bacon's mother)
her death in 1610, 216.
Her probable mental condition in
her latter years: her funeral, 217.
Bacon, Anthony, his mode of keeping
his correspondence, 216.

Bacon, Edmund, son of Francis's half-

brother, Sir Nicholas, 24. 62.
Bacon, Edward, third son of Francis's
father by his first marriage, 40.
Bacon, Francis, Sir John Constable
knighted at the request of, 1.
His Letter to Mr. Murray concern-
ing the suit made for Mr. Tem-
ple, 2.

Letters on Irish affairs, to Mr.
Perce and Sir John Davies, 5.
Fee granted to him by the King, 6.
His "Letter of Expostulation" to
Sir Vincent Skinner, 7.

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Bacon, Francis-continued.

His sufferings from indigestion,


Inventory of his property, 30, 81-

His doctrine with regard to "mo-
rigeration," 31-34.

His opinion of Sir H. Hobart, 34,
35. 50. 92.

His desire to improve his acquaint-
ance with Lady Dorset, 35.
His inaccuracy as to dates, 48 note.
His note of conference between the
King and the Judges, 89-92.
His note of defects in his own
speaking, 93.

His Certificate to the King on Sir
Stephen Proctor's Projects, 97,

Business letters to Salisbury, 105——
107. 129, 130.

His Latin treatise In felicem me-
moriam Elizabethæ, its motives
and object, 107, 108.
His letter to Sir George Cary with
a copy of same, 109.
His answers to questions sent from
Ireland concerning the disposal
of confiscated lands, 111-113.
His "Discourse on the Plantation
of Ireland," 114-126.

His arguments on the jurisdiction
of the Marches, 127, 128.
His application to Mr. Bowyer for
the loan of a collection of Re-
cords, 128.

His letter to Sir Michael Hickes
about a Commission, 131.
His correspondence with Toby
Matthew concerning the pro-
gress of the Instauratio, 132-

His disinclination to theological
controversy, 140.

His letter to Bishop Andrews, with
his "Cogitata et Visa," 141.
Publication of his book De Sa-
pientia Veterum, 142.

His letter to Toby Matthew with
same, 144.

His Latin letter to Isaac Casaubon,

and translation of same, 146, 147.
His report of Salisbury's financial
statement, 155.

His recommendation with regard
to supply, 162.
Chosen to move the Lords to join
in a petition for liberty to treat
of a composition for Wards and
Tenures, 163-167.
Endeavours to persuade the Com-

mons to receive messages from
the King through the council,



Bacon, Francis-continued.
Advises them not to raise the
tion of the King's right to set
impositions upon merchandises,
182, 183.

Appointed by the Commons to de-
mand an explanation from the
Lords, preliminary to conference,

Reports the Conference, and speaks
in favour of Supply, 188, 189.
His great Speech in favour of "the
King'sright to impose," 190-200.
Note of his reply to Whitelock's
Speech, 200, 201.

His Speech to the King, on present-
ing the petition of Grievances, 202.
Clauses sent by him for insertion in
Camden's Annals of Queen Eliza-
beth, 212-214.

Letter to Sir Julius Cæsar relative
to St. John's Hospital, Bedford,

His invitation of Sir M. Hicks to
his mother's funeral, 217.

His letter to the King, with the

"Beginning of the History of
Great Britain," 218.

His remark at the Conference be-
tween the Council and the Judges
concerning certain Proclama-
tions, 220.

His report of Salisbury's new pro-
position, after the negotiations
for the Great Contract had been
broken off, 228-230.

Sent for, along with others of the
Lower House, to speak with the
King, 230.

His Speech in debate on Supply,

His literary occupations, 239.
His political views, 240.
Obtains from the King a promise
of the reversion of the Attorney's
place, 240-243.
Letters to Salisbury: on the Coin-
age proclamation, 244. On Oke-
hampton School trust, 245.
new year's tide compliment, 246.
Letters to Sir M. Hickes and Mr.
John Murray on business, 246,



His "Advice to the King, touching
Sutton's Estate," 249--254.
His Certificate
scarcity of Silver at the Mint,"
"touching the


His letter to the Lord Mayor, 260.
To the Masters of Requests, 261.
Appointed Steward of the Marshal-
sea, 263.

And one of the Judges of the newly
erected Court of the Verge, 264.

Bacon, Francis--continued.

His "Judicial Charge" on opening

the Court, 265-275.

His position and prospects at Salis-
bury's death, 276, 277.

His private thoughts and inten-
tions, 278.

His estimate of Salisbury as a
minister, ibid. note.

His Letter of advice to the King,

His offer to be "removed to busi-

ness of State," 282.
Employed as sub-commissioner to
assist the Commissioners of the
Treasury, 283.

Expects to be made Master of the
Wards and draws up a new set
of directions for the office, with
a form of declaration to be used
at the first sitting, 284-288.
His speech on Lord Sanquhar's
case, 291-293.

His "Charge against the Countess

of Shrewsbury" for contumacy
in Arabella Stuart's case, 297-

Employed to prepare Instructions

to the Commissioners for collect-
ing the Aid on the marriage of
the Princess Elizabeth, 303—

His letter to the King on his estate
in general, 311-314.
His employment as sub-Commis-
sioner for repair of the King's
Estate, 314 326.

His report upon a project for con-
verting the King's lands into a
yearly fee farm rent, 327-336.
Report (apparently drawn up by
him) on the deceits practised by
the Farmers of the Customs and
of French Wines, 337-339.
Publishes an enlarged edition of
his Essays, 339.

His dedicatory letter to Prince
Henry, 340.

His memorial of the Prince's cha-
racter, 341.

His letter to Rochester concerning
the Mastership of the Wards,


His share in the Masque on the
Princess's marriage: Beaumont's
dedication to him, 343.
His report of the proceedings
against Whitelocke and Mansel,

Fragment of his Charge against
Whitelocke, 353–356.

His meditations upon the question
of calling a new Parliament,

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His letter to the King concerning
the instructions to the Commis-
sioners for investigating the
complaints of the Catholic party
in Ireland, 386.

His opinion in point of law upon
the proposal to require the mem-
bers of the deputation from Ire-
land to take the oath of allegi-
ance, 388.

His letter of thanks to the King on
receiving the Attorney-General-
ship, 391.

His relations with Rochester, 393.
His offer of a masque from Gray's
Inn, in honour of his marriage,
394, 395.

His "Proposition for the repress-
ing of singular Combats
Duels," 397.


His Charge on the same subject

in re Priest and Wright, 399-

Star Chamber decree in the same
cause drawn up by him, 409—


Bacon, Sir Nathaniel (Francis's half-
brother) 40.

His speech against supply, 232.
Bacon, Sir Nicholas (Francis's father)
plurality of offices held by, 48


Clauses inserted for his honour in
Camden's Annals of Queen Eliza-
beth, 212-214.

Bagnall the Marshall," Sir Henry,

Bancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury,
places Toby Matthew under re-
straint, 8.

Commits him to the Fleet prison, 9.
Whether he could be induced to

help in the Great Instauration,
23. 36. 63.

His opposition to the lawyers, 43

His prosecution of Nicholas Fuller,
51 note.

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Birch, Thomas, editor of Bacon's Works,
his account of Mr. William Tem-
ple, 2.

See 3. 311. 313 note.
Bodley, Sir Josias, 66 note.

Bodley, Sir Thomas, date of Bacon's
letter to, 64 note.

See 138.

Bouillet, M., on Bacon's Redargutio
Philosophiarum, 136.

Bowyer, Robert, keeper of the Records,
49 note.

Loan of MS. requested of him by
Bacon, 128.

Brograve, Sir John, Attorney of the
Duchy, Custos Rotulorum, 49.
Bruce, John, Esq. F.S.A., Whitelocke's
Liber Famelicus, edited for the
Camden Society by, 347.
Bruce, Lord, killed in a duel by Sir E.
Sackville, 396.

Builders, proceedings against, 54 note.
Burghley, William, Lord, a letter of
Bacon's supposed to be addressed
to, wrongly, 393, 394.

Busses, project of revenue from, 324.
By-rents, revenue from, 321.


Cæsar, Sir Julius, Chancellor of the
Exchequer, on new impositions,
&c., 46 note. 58 note.

Entries relating to him, as "Mr.

book, 47. 52.

in Bacon's note

His record of Salisbury's first pro-
ceedings as Lord Treasurer, 151,

Letter to him from Bacon relative
to St. John's hospital, Bedford,

His estimate of the money value of
royal rights proposed to be
parted with, 221.

Extract from "Dialogue on the
Great Contract," ascribed to him,
222 note.

Reversion of the Mastership of the

Rolls granted to him, 240.
Date of the appointment, 241 note.
His position in the House of Com-
mons, 281.

His authority in matters of the
Exchequer; his opinion as to
the King's power to free his
estate without parliamentary
help, 283.

Joint Commissioner "to devise
projects and means for money,"


His notes on the Whitelocke and
Mansel Case, 353. 356.


Memorial of proceedings for bet-
tering the revenue, drawn up by
him, 358-362.

See 409.

Camden, William, the MS. of his An-
nals of Queen Elizabeth, sent by
Sir R. Cotton to De Thou, 211.
Clauses sent by Bacon for inser-
tion, respecting his father, 212—

Canterbury, Archbishops of. See Ban-
croft. Tenison.

Carey. See Cary.
Carleton, Dudley, concerning Tobie
Matthew's imprisonment, 8.
Concerning Nicholas Fuller, 191.
His notes of debates and proceed-
ings in Parliament relative to
the Great Contract, Impositions,
etc., 200, 201. 204. 206. 223 note,
See Chamberlain.

Carr, or Carre, Robert, afterwards Vis-
count Rochester and Earl of
Somerset, rise of, 222. 391.
Applied to by Bacon for the Mas-
tership of the Wards, 342.
His marriage with the divorced
Lady Essex, and its attendant
rejoicings, 392.

Complimentary offering from Bacon
on the occasion, 392-395.

See 283. 289. 303. 336. 364. 391.

Cary (or Carew), Sir George, Bacon's letter to him; with his In felicem memoriam Elizabethæ, 109. His relations with Casaubon, 145. Appointed Master of the Wards,


Joint Commissioner to devise projects for relief of the King's Estate, 314.

His death "of this new discase," 342.

Casaubon, Isaac; occasion of his becoming acquainted with Bacon's writings, 145.

Date and place of his death, 146. Latin letter from Bacon to him, and translation of same, 146, 147.

Castles and old houses as a possible source of revenue to the King, 321.

Cecil, Robert. See Salisbury.
Chaloner (or Challoner), Sir Thomas,
Chamberlain to Prince Henry,

23. 63 note.

Chamberlain, John, on the banishment of Toby Matthew, 10. On the quarrels between Sir John and Lady Packington, 13. On a bill concerning the pretended bastardy of Queen Elizabeth, 44


On Nicholas Fuller's restraint,
submission, and liberation, 51

On Bishop Andrews's appointment
to answer Bellarmin, 140.
On the effect of the King's speech
to the two Houses, 182.

On the sending of Camden's An-
nals to De Thou, 211.

On Sutton's will and the dispute
raised thereon, 248.

On the disposal of the Mastership
of the Wards, 284, 288.
On the Masque performed at the
Princess's marriage, 343, 344.
On the promotion of Coke, Hobart,
Bacon, and Yelverton, 390.
On the dissolution of the marriage
of Lord Essex and Lady Frances
Howard, 392.

On the Masque presented by
Bacon on her Marriage with
Rochester, and its cost, 394.
On the prevalence of duelling, 396.
Chamberlain, Thomas, 49 note.
Chamberlaine, Richard, 48 note.
Chandos, Lord, an intending duellist,


Charles IX. of France, his declaration relative to duels, 402.

Charterhouse, the, and its founder. See Sutton.

Chester, Caussy of, 55 note.
Chichester, Sir Arthur, Lord Deputy of
Ireland, 3.

Alive to the importance of the
crisis, 110.

Selects the places for the new bo-
roughs, 384.

Recommends Sir John Davies for
Speaker, ibid.

Advises the King to receive a deputation from the secessionists, 385. Chute, Sir Walter, one of the "undertakers," 74 note. Sce 375. Clarendon, his character of James Hay, Earl of Carlisle, 42 note.

Cleves, Duchy of, competition for the, 158, 159.

"Coat and conduct money," what it was, 45 note.

Cogitata et Visa, Bacon's writing so called, 8.

View with which it was composed : its design, 24.

Error respecting same corrected,

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Sworn Chief Justice of the King's
Bench, 390.

His parting from the Common
Pleas, ibid.

Sworn a Privy Councillor, 391. See 33, 263, 276, 357, 409. Commendam, meaning of, as applied to church pluralities, 48 note. Commentarius solutus sive Pandecta sive

Ancilla Memoriæ. Bacon's Note
Book so designated, found in
Archbishop Tenison's library :
Summary of, and comments
upon its contents, 18-37.
Copy of same literatim, 39–95.
See Bacon.

Commons and Wastes as a source of revenue to the King, 319.

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