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Commons, House of, increasing dependence of the Crown upon, 16. Their conferences with the Lords concerning contribution and retribution, 153-157, 159-161. Their proceedings against Dr. Cowell, 161-162.
Their petition for liberty to treat
Their offer for the same, 167-
Their refusal to receive messages
Their Petition of Right presented
The renewal of the negotiation
Preparations for another confer
Their jealousy on a point of form,
Debate on a motion for grant of
subsidies, and resolution to postpone the question, 188, 189. Debate on the right of setting impositions on merchandises without consent of Parliament, 189-201.
Their Petition of Grievances presented to the King by Bacon,
dissatisfaction with the King's answer, in the article
of Impositions, 206. Their grant of a single subsidy, ibid.
Their new offer in the Great Contract, ibid.
Their exchange of memorials with the Lords, as to the terms agreed upon, 208.
Prorogation of Parliament, ibid. The nature of their bargain as affecting their constituents, 209, 210.
Success of their remonstrance with regard to Proclamations, 219
Invited by the Lords to a conference concerning the Great Contract, 224.
Debate upon reply to the King's demand whether they would proceed with the Contract or not, 225.
Their final refusal to proceed upon the terms last proposed, 226, 227.
Invited to another conference to hear a new proposition, 228. Certain principal Members sent for by the King for private conference, 230, 231. Debate upon Supply interrupted by a message from the King and an adjournment, 231, 232. Order prohibiting private communications from members to the King, 233.
Resolution to send message of thanks and explanations, 236. Adjournment and subsequent dissolution, 237, 238. See Parliament.
"Concealers" and concealments: what
Concealments and Disinherisons of the
Constable, Sir John, marriage and
Proposed settlement on his wife,
Cook, Sir William, of Hynam, 40.
One of the Commissioners to de-
Coppices and Underwoods as a source of revenue to the King, 319321.
Coppin, Sir George, contractor for sale
A helper in Camden's Annals of
Clauses offered for insertion therein
Cottwin, Edwin, Bacon's recommenda-
Courts, Perquisites of, as a source of
Cowell's Law Dictionary, definitions of
Complained against in Parliament,
Suppressed by Royal Proclama-
Craig, Sir Thomas, 43, note 94.
Croft, Sir Herbert, jurisdiction of the
Council of Wales opposed by, 75 note. See 231, 236 note.
Croke, Sir John, 48 note. Crown, growing dependency of, upon the House of Commons, 16. Bacon's thoughts on the remedy for, 26, 27.
D'Aubigny Esme Stuart, Lord, 41. See ibid, note 55, 79,
Davers, Lord, prevented from fighting a duel, 369.
David and Goliah, 405.
Davies, or Davis, Sir John, sends Bacon a discourse concerning the flight of Tyrone, 3.
His Letter to the Chancellor on the same, 4.
Letter from Bacon to him, 5. Elected Speaker of the Irish House of Commons, 384. Unsuccessful attempt of the minority to supplant him, 385. Death, apophthegms on, 57. Depopulation," nature and object of the service of, 46.
Further on the same subject, 51 note 90.
De Thou, President, wished by Bacon to see his memorial of Queen Elizabeth, 108, 109.
Camden's Annals of Queen Eliza
beth sent to him in MS. 211.
D'Ewes, Sir Simonds, MS. belonging to, 348.
Digges, Sir Dudley, 230, 370.
Diogenes, his saying about rich men and philosophers, 32.
Dionysius, why Aristippus fell at the feet of, 33.
Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of, Lord Treasurer, his sudden death, 35.
Condition in which he left the
Dorset, Lady, the widow, message of compliment to, 57.
Bacon's reasons for cultivating her, 35, 36, 77.
Drummond of Hawthornden, 12 note. Duels, prevalence of, and steps taken for their suppression, 396-398. Charge of Bacon in the case of Priest and Wright, and subsequent decree of the Star Chamber therein, 399–416.
Dunbar, Sir George Home Lord, his various offices and honours: the king's liking for him, 41. His patent, 51 note.
Sent by the King to speak with a
His death, 241 note.
Edmunds, Sir Thomas, 281.
Elector Palatine, husband of James's eldest daughter, 303.
Elizabeth, Queen, used to call Bacon
her watch-candle, 93 and note. Calumnies concerning her, 107. Her felicities expounded in Bacon's treatise In felicem memoriam Elizabethæ 108, 109, 133, 135, 139.
Increased cost of government in the latter years of her reign,
148. Gradual decrease in value of subsidies, 149.
Excess of her expenditure over her ordinary receipts, 150.
Her economy, 150.
Cost of the war of Ireland to, 156.
Number and value of Subsidies re-
Cases in which she inhibited the
Passage therein relative to her
right of succession, 213. Stipends for preachers in the Duchy erected by her, 254. Parliamentary constitution of Ireland during her reign, 383.
Galileo, Bacon's appreciation of his invention of the telescope, 239.
Gardiner, S. R., author of 'History
of England from the Accession of James I. to the disgrace of Chief Justice Coke.' Date of Bacon's discourse on Ireland fixed by, 115.
His financial tables, and opinions as to the financial condition of the Crown, 150.
References to and citations from
him, 156 note, 157, 190, 200, 224, 227, 228, 233, 363, 364 note, 373. Garve, Neil, final overthrow of, 110. Gibb, John, Groom of the Bedchamber to James I., 42.
Occasion upon which the King
Gorhambury, Bacon's dwelling-house and estate, minutes in his note book of intended improvements, etc., at, 28. 52. 76, 77. Rental of same, 81.
Grays Inn, Bacon's lodgings at, 56,
Masque performed by this Inn and the Inner Temple on Prin
Hallam, Henry, 190. 373.
Hamilton, Mr. N. E. S. A., assistance rendered by in correcting the proofs of the Commentarius, 37.
Hamilton, Sir Thomas, Scottish Lord Advocate, 42.
Associated with Bacon in the business of the Union with Scotland, ibid. note.
Hammond, Dr. John, 63 note. Hardwick, Lord Chancellor, passage in a letter of Bacon's suppressed at the request of, 313 note. Hargrave, Mr. 190.
Harleian Collection, Bacon MS. in the,
Harriot, Thomas, mathematician, 23. Ralegh's mathematical instructor, 63 note.
Harris, Thomas, of Lincoln's Inn, 58. Harvey, William, discoverer of the
circulation of the blood, why not likely to sympathize in Bacon's philosophical views, 23. Hay, James, Lord, afterwards Earl of Carlisle, 42.
Intended duel between him and
Heneage, Mr., his collection of records, 128.
Henry IV. of France, Casaubon in
vited to Paris by, 145. Effect produced in England by his murder, and attempt of Salisbury to turn the event to account, 185. 188.
Henry VII. the Earl of Suffolk "extorted" from Philip of Austria by, 298.
Henry VIII. his statute for excluding his daughters from the Crown, 213.
Henry, Prince of Wales, death of, 339. Intended dedication of Bacon's
cess Elizabeth's marriage, 343,
Great men, how best to speak of their faults, 75.
Grievances Committee, subjects referred to the, and proceedings thereon, 159. 161. 168. 210. 219 -221. 224.
Hickes, Sir Michael-continued. friend in money matters, ibid.
Gorhambury grounds to be set in order "against his comyng,"
Letters from Bacon to him, 131, 217. 246.
Hide, M.P. "stands to be serjeant," 365. 370.
Hobart, Sir Henry, Attorney General
(1606-16), his art of maintain-
Bacon's opinion of him, 34, 35. 378.
tence in his discharge of his du-
Case of duelling before him, 398.
Hoby, Sir Edward, on the weak repre-
Howard, Lady Frances, divorced from Lord Essex and married to Lord Rochester, 391. 392.
Howard, Henry, challenged by Lord Essex, 396.
Howard. See Northampton. Nottingham. Suffolk.
Howell, Sir John, 40 note.
Hume, David, character of Lord Dunbar by, 41.
His history of the origin of the Civil War compared with Bacon's anticipation, 73 note. Huntingdon, prayer of the miller of, 137, 140.
Hutchest, one, refusal of a challenge by, 413.
Hutton, Sir Richard, afterwards Judge, C. P. 58.
Impositions, Memoranda of Bacon re
lative to, 46. 58.
Discussions in the Commons of the King's right to lay them on, 168. 175, 176. 183, 184. 189. Bacon's argument in favour of the King's right, 191–200. Result of the debate, 201, 202. The war against them begun by James Whitelocke, 347. Informers, Sir Stephen Proctor's projects relative to, and Bacon's comments thereon, 96-104. Inner Temple and Gray's Inn Masque at the Princess Elizabeth's Marriage, 343, 344.
Ireland, Tyrone's flight from, 4, 110.
New rebellion in, suppressed, 110. Answers to questions as to the disposal of confiscated lands in, 111-113.
Commissioners appointed to prepare a project for the settlement of, 114.
Bacon's Discourse on the planta
tion of the country, 114-126. Attempt to introduce Parliamentary Government into, 382.
James I. John Constable knighted by,
Fees granted by him, 6.
His pacific policy the most unpopular feature in his government, 16.
Shows no interest in Bacon's philosophical projects, 23.
Bacon's plans for obtaining access to and influence with him, 40. Begs pardon of his Groom of the Bedchamber for a wrong done in anger, 42 note.
Notions put into his head about the Puritans and the Bishops, 45.
An admirer of Bishop Andrews,
His directions to the Judges concerning Prohibitions, the proceeding to be used with the Papists, and the administration of the new oath, 89-91. On the revenue of alehouses, 90. His progress into Northamptonshire, 90 note.
His book in vindication of the oath
of allegiance, 107.
His measures for establishing the authority of law in Ireland, 114.
Bacon's letter to him on presenting his Discourse on the plantation of Ireland, ibid.
Appoints Bishop Andrews to answer Bellarmin, 140.
His entertainment of Isaac Casau-
His financial difficulties, 148–150.
vileges a fair subject for bargain with the Commons, 153, 154. Declaration of his wants by Salisbury, 155–157.
Demands made on his behalf, and
Suppresses Cowell's 'Interpreter'
Obtains a loan from the City,
His messages to the Commons, 176.
His speech to them: its intention and its effect, 181, 182.