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Abbot, George, Archbishop of Canter- Andrews-continued.

bury, his question to some of the Set by the King to answer Cardi-
Irish deputation, 387.

nal Bellarmin, 140.
See 409.

Letter to him from Bacon with his
Ackinso," 42. Perhaps Archibald

“Cogitata et Visa," 141.
Acheson, ibid. note.

Annandale, Earl of. See Murray, John.
Alehouses, orders relative to, 52 note. Apollonius on the cause of Nero's fall,
The King's remark touching re-

venues from, 90.

Apophthegms, 57. 75. 179.
Alienations, estimate and advice to the Apprentices' Indentures, projects of
King on, 322.

revenue from, 325.
Allen's cause, 49.

Arabella, the Lady. See Stuart, Ara-
Altham, Baron of Exchequer, on the

authority of Royal Proclama- Aristippus's excuse for falling at a ty-
tions, 220.

rant's feet, 33.
Andrews, Lancelot, successively Bishop Assarts, or Asserts, definition of, 58
of Chichester, Ely, and Winches-

ter, visits Toby Matthew in pri- Project for increasing their profits,

A man likely to take an interest in Aston, Sir Roger, his offices at Court,
the Great Instauration, 24, 36,


See 236.

son, 9.


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 modle 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.

Bacon, Francis-continued.

His correspondence with Toby

Matthew after his conversion to
Romanism, 8, 10.
His relations with Cecil, Earl of

Salisbury, Letter of courtesy to
him, 11, 12
His letter in answer to Lady Pack-

ington's message, 14.
His argument on the Post nati

question, 14, 15.
His ideas on the foreign policy of

England, and fragment “on
the true greatness of Britain,"

His book of private memoranda,

found in Archbishop Tenison's

Library, 18—95.
His accession to the Clerkship of

the Star Chamber, 21.

2 E



Bacon, Francis-continued.

His sufferings from indigestion,

Inventory of his property, 30, 81—

His doctrine with regard to “

rigeration,” 31—34.
His opinion of Sir H. Hobart, 34,

35. 50. 92.
His desire to improve his acquaint-

ance with Lady Dorsot, 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 Elizabetha, 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-

Bacon, Franciscontinued.
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's right 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 Caesar 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 "touching the

scarcity of Silver at the Mint,"

His letter to the Lord Mayor, 260.
To the Masters of Requests, 261.
Appointed Steward of the Marshal-
And one of the Judges of the newly

mons to receive messages from
the King through the council,

erected Court of the Verge, 264.

sea, 263.

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, 2844-288.
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

Bacon, Francis-continued.

His letter to the King, advising

him to call a Parliament, and
how to proceed with it, 368—

His advice contrasted with Sir

Henry Neville's, 373–378.
His letter to the King on the death

of Chief Justice Fleming, 378,

Recommends Coke for Fleming's

successor and the Attorney-
General to succeed Coke; his

reasons, 379--382.
Is appointed Attorney-General,

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

of calling a new Parliament,

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.



Chancellor of Cambridge Univer-

sity, 66 note.
Barnham, Dorothy, sister to Bacon's

wife, married to Sir John Con-

stable, 1.
Interference of her mother with

her husband, 13.
Beauchamp, Edward Lord, 79 note, 91

Beaulieu's account of the breaking off

of the negotiation between the
Commons and the King for sur-
render of Wardships, 174 note,

Birch, Thomas, editor of Bacon's Works,

his account of Mr. William Ten-
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

Peaumont, Francis, Masque dedicated

to Bacon by, 343.
Bedford, letter from Bacon respecting

St. John's hospital at, 215.
Bellarmin, Cardinal, his controversy

with the King, 140.
Bennett, Sir John, Prerogative Court

Judge, 53 note.
Berkley, Sir Maurice, a prominent

M.P., 75 note.
His draft of an answer to the King

disliked by the Commons, 225.
See 370.

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 Cæsar-continued.

Exchequer, on new impositions, Memoriał of proceedings for bet.
&c., 46 note. 58 note.

tering the revenue, drawn up by
Entries relating to him, as “ Mr. him, 358-362.
Chancellor,” in Bacon's note

See 409.
book, 47. 52.

Camden, William, the MS. of his An-
His record of Salisbury's first pro-

nals of Queen Elizabeth, sent by
ceedings as Lord Treasurer, 151,

Sir R. Cotton to De Thou, 211.

Clauses sent by Bacon for inser-
Letter to him from Bacon relative

tion, respecting his father, 212–
to St. John's hospital, Bedford,


Canterbury, Archbishops of. See Ban-
His estimate of the money value of

croft. Tenison.
royal rights proposed to be Carey. See Cary.
parted with, 221.

Carleton, Dudley, concerning Tobie
Extract from “Dialogue on the

Matthew's imprisonment, 8.
Great Contract,” ascribed to him, Concerning Nicholas Fuller, 191.
222 note.

His notes of debates and proceed.
Reversion of the Mastership of the ings in Parliament relative to
Rolls granted to him, 240.

the Great Contract, Impositions,
Date of the appointment, 241 note.

etc., 200, 201. 204. 206. 223 note.
His position in the House of Com-

See Chamberlain.
mons, 281.

Carr, or Carre, Robert, afterwards Vis-
His authority in matters of the

count Rochester and Earl of
Exchequer; his opinion as to

Somerset, rise of, 222. 391.
the King's power to free his Applied to by Bacon for the Mas-
estate without parliamentary tership of the Wards, 342.
help, 283.

His marriage with the divorced
Joint Commissioner " to devise

Lady Essex, and its attendant
projects and means for money," rejoicings, 392.

Complimentary offering from Bacon
His notes on the Whitelocke and

on the occasion, 392–395.
Mansel Case, 353. 356.

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


Cary (or Carew), Sir George, Bacon's

letter to him; with his In feli

cem memoriam Elizabethæ, 109. His relations with Casaubon, 145. Appointed Master of the Wards,

289. Joint Commissioner to devise pro

jects for relief of the King's Es

tate, 314. His death “of this new disease,”

342. Casaubon, Isaac; occasion of his be

coming 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

note. On Nicholas Fuller's restraint,

submission, and liberation, 51

note. 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 wită

Rochester, and its cost, 394.

On the prevalence of duelling, 396. Chamberlain, Thomas, 49 note. Chamberlaine, Richard, 48 note. Chandos, Lord, an intending duellist,

396, Charles IX. of France, his declaration

relative to duels, 402. Charterhouse, the, and its founder. See


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, 381.
Recommends Sir John Davies for

Speaker, ibid.
Advises the King to receive a depu-

tation from the secessionists, 385. Chute, Sir Walter, one of the “under

takers,” 74 note. See 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,

64 note.

Sent to Bishop Andrews, 141.
Coin. See Gold, Silver.
Coke, Sir Edward, Chief Justice, on

the decision in the case of the

Post nati, 16.
On the duties and responsibilities

of the Clerk of the Star Cham

ber, 50 note. Consulted as to the legality of

certain Royal Proclamations,

220, 221. Judgment in Lady Shrewsbury's

case concurred in by him, 301. One of the Commissioners for

repair of the King's estate,

His popularity after he became a

Judge, 379.
His elevation to the King's Bench

recommended by Bacon, 380,

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 sire

Ancilla Memorie. Bacon's Note
Book so designated, found in
Archbishop Tenison's library :
Summary of, and comments

upon its contents, 18—-37. Copy of samo literatim, 39–95.

See Bacon.
Commons and Wastes as a source of

revenue to the King, 319.

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