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Scott, Sir Walter, points of resemblance in regard to maladies from which he and Bacon suffered, 29. His tendency to fall asleep after meals, 30 note.

"Scripta in Politicis et Moralibus" and "Scripta in Naturali et Universali Philosophia," Works of Bacon so named, see 59 notes. Serjeants (at law) advice to the King concerning, 43.

Seymour, Sir William, 44 note.

His marriage with Arabella Stuart, 294-296.

His pardon and return, and subsequent devotion to the Stuarts, 302. Shrewsbury, Countess of, implicated in Arabella Stuart's attempt to escape, her contumacy before the Council, 296.

Bacon's Charge against her, 297— 309.

Sentence of the Court; her inflexibility, 300, 301.

Silver, scarcity of, 255.

Certificate_touching same found among Bacon's papers, 255—

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Bacon's "letter of expostulation” to him, 7.

"Skynner" in Bacon's note book,

47 note.

Smith, Sir Thomas, an intimate friend of Bacon's, his death, character, offices, etc., 138.

His burial-place and epitaph, 139. Somerset, Earl of. See Carr. Sotherton, Baron, joined in Commission on the King's estate,


Spiller, Henry, 47 note, 56.

Star Chamber, Clerkship of, falls in to
Bacon, 21.

Notes concerning, 50.
Duties of, ibid. note.

Days of sitting of, 93 note.

Decree in the case of Priest and
Wright, 409-416.

Starch as a projected source of revenue to the King, 326.

Suffolk, Thomas Howard, Earl of, Lord Chamberlain, Bacon's relation to, 33, 34, 93.

His antecedents, ibid, note. Nothing known of him as a Councillor, 277.

One of the principal Commissioners for the office of Earl Marshal, 347.

See 394, 409.

Swinnerton, Sir John, 40 note, 95. Stephens's MS. collections, letter of Bacon from, 3.

Stuart, Arabella, her "Cause," 44, and note. 51.

Her marriage, adventures, and fate, 294-297, 301, 302. See Seymour, Shrewsbury. Stuart, Esme. See D'Aubigny. Stuart, Lodowick. See Lenox. Subsidies and fifteenths, comparison from 1 Queen Elizabeth to 1609, 149.

Annual Proceeds of, from 1605-6 to 1609-10, 209.

Suffolk, Edmund de la Pole Earl of, "extorted" by Henry VII. from Philip of Austria, 298. Stanhope, John Lord, Vice-Chamberlain, 409.

Stannaries, cause of the, 54 note.
Surrounded Ground as a source of re-
venue to the King, 317.
Sutton, Thomas, founder of the Char-
terhouse, 53.

His "will," 53 note. 247, 248.
Bacon's advice to the King touch-

ing his estate, 249-254.
Trial of the legal question and
judgment given thereon, 254,


Tacitus on Nerva's principle of Government, 177.

Temple, Mr. (supposed by Birch to be William Temple, secretary to Essex), his suit for knighthood, 2, 3.

Tenison, Archbishop, his library, 18. See Commentarius. "Tenures and Wardships," 159. 160. 161.

Bacon's speech on presenting peti

tion for liberty to treat with the King for, 163-165. Conflicting estimates of the value of, 221, 222.

Counsel to the King concerning, from a dying Peer, 223. Themistocles, citation from, 369. Thuanus. See De Thou.

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Tipper. See Typper.


Usury, project of revenue to the King from, 325.

Vavasor, Sir Thomas, Marshal of the King's Household, and Steward of the Marshalsea Court, 263. Appointed Judge (with Bacon for colleague) of the Court of the Verge, 44 note. 264.


Wards. See Master of the Wards.
Wardships. See Tenures.
Warwick, Thomas, patent office held
by, 94 note.


Wastes and Commons as a source of revenue to the King, 319. Watson, Sir Thomas, contractor for sale of parsonages, 47. Wentworth, M.P. 375. Whitelocke, James, employed to find objections in law to the Commission of the Navy, 346. Disputes the validity of the Com

mission for the office of Earl Marshal, 347.

Committed to the Fleet, and charged before the Council with Islander of the King's Commission, 347.

Report of the proceedings, 348— 353.

Fragment of Bacon's speech, 353


Verge, Court of the; Patent for its creation, 263, 264.

Bacon's Judicial Charge on opening it, 265-275.

Vincentius Bellovacensis and his work 'Speculum Majus,' 65 note.

Whitelocke, James-continued.

His own account of the matter in
the Liber Famelicus, 356.
His submission, 357.

See Mansel.

Willoughby, Sir Peregrine, gone forth to a duel, 396.

Wilson, biographer of James I., anecdote of the King related by, 42


Windsor, alms knights of, not a pre-
cedent to be followed, 251.
Wines. See Customs.
Wit, the better use of, 179.
Woolley, Sir Francis, Clerk of the
Pipe, 47 note.

Wotton, Edward Lord, Controller, 409.
Wright. See Priest and Wright.
Wrytington, probably either Edward
Wyrthington of Gray's Inn, or
Edward Wrightington, once
Clerk of the Wards, 49 note.

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