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Alienation office, history of it, iv. 132, the reason of its name, with
its uses, iv. 105, 133, the parts of each officer therein, iv. 141,
how its profits might increase without damage to the subject,
iv. 154, 155, 156

i. 277

ii. 67

Aliments changed, good
Allegiance, does not follow the law or kingdom, but the person of
the king, iv. 330, 332, 346, 347, is due to sovereigns by the law
of nature, iv. 325, 326, statutes explained relating thereto, iv.
331, 332, is more ancient than any laws, iv. 347, continueth after
laws, ibid. is in vigour even where laws are suspended, ibid. must
be independent, and not conditional, iv. 427, oath of it altered,
with disputes following thereupon between the reformed and

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v. 505
i. 436

i. 512

v. 308
Allen, cardinal, is mentioned for the popedom, iii. 98, a stage actor
of the same name, with an epigram upon him
Alleys close gravelled, what they bring forth
Almonds, how used in clarifying the Nile water.
Alonso Cartilio, his pleasant speech concerning his servants ii. 423
Alphonso Petrucci, his plot against the life of pope Leo v. 60
Alphonso duke of Calabria, eldest son to the king of Naples, has
the order of the garter from Henry VII.

v. 91

Alterations of bodies

ii. 15

Alteratives in medicine

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i. 277

i. 287, 288

Altering the colours of hairs and feathers
Altham, baron of the exchequer, a grave and reverend judge iv. 504
Amalgamation, ii. 204, mixing mercury with other metals in a hot


Amber formed from a soft substance, i. 283, its virtue ii. 53
Ambiguitas patens, what is meant thereby in law, iv. 79, how to be
holpen, ibid. latens, what meant by it, ibid. how to be holpen,
80, another sort of it
Ambition, ii. 343, to take a soldier without it, is to pull off his
spurs, ii. 344, the mischiefs of it, ibid. the use of ambitious




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Amendment of the law. See Law.

America, a supposed prophecy of its discovery
Amurath the first, slain

Amurca, what

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Anabaptists profess the doctrine of deposing kings

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ii. 341
iv. 445

i. 470

iv. 445

ii. 454

Anarchy in the spirits and humours, when

i. 366

ii. 451

Anaxagoras condemned to die by the Athenians
Andes, mountains of

ii. 389

ii. 433

Andrews, bishop, his account of Spalato
Andrews, Dr. Lancelot, bishop of Ely, vi. 189, 233, knew early of
the lord chancellor's being engaged in writing his Novum Or-

vi. 253

ii. 426

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Angelo, Michael, the famous painter
Anger, the impressions and various effects thereof, i. 492, causeth
the eyes to look red, why, ii. 32. Anger not to be extinguished,
only confined, ii. 386, compared by Seneca to ruin, which breaks

i. 449

⚫itself on what it falls, ii. 387, its great weakness, from the sub-
-jects in whom it most reigns, ibid. remedies of it
ii. 388
Animals and plants, that put forth prickles, generally dry ii. 70
Animate and inanimate bodies, wherein they differ
Anne of Denmark, wife of king James I.
Anne of Bullen, what she said at her death
Anne, inheritress of the duchy of Britain, intended for Henry VII.
v. 10, but married to Charles VIII. of France

vi. 145

ii. 401


Annesley, Sir Francis, secretary of Ireland
Annihilation, not possible in nature

i. 85
vi. 251

i. 293

i. 441

Annual herbs may be prolonged by seasonable cutting.
Annuity given pro consilio impenso et impendendo, is not void, if
the grantee is hindered from giving it by imprisonment iv. 16
Anointing of birds and beasts, whether it alters their colour, i. 287.
Anointing the body a preservative of health, i. 502. Anointing
of the weapon said to heal
ii. 75
Answers insufficient, how to be punished in chancery, iv.

518, in
iv. 519

what case they must be direct

Antalcidas the Spartan, ii. 448, rebukes an Athenian

ii. 452


ii. 54

Antiochia, its wholesome air, whence

Antipathy and Sympathy, i. 288, of plants, i. 411, et seq. instances
of Antipathy in other kinds, ii. 65, et seq. Antipathy between
enemies in absence

ii. 72
i. 80


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ii. 446

Antonius, his genius weak before Augustus, ii. 56, ambassadors of
Asia Minor expostulate with him for imposing a double tax, ii.
452, his character, ii. 274, calls Brutus witch
ii. 316
Ape, its nature, ii. 70, virtue ascribed to the heart of an ape by the
writers of natural magic

ii. 357
Apollonius of Tyana, ii. 43, the ebbing and flowing of the sea,
what, according to him, ibid. tells Vespasian, that Nero let down
the strings of government too low, or wound them up too high,
ii. 297, 438, tires Vespasian at Alexandria with his insipid specu-
lations, ii. 449, his affectation of retirement

ii. 314

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i. 89

Apophthegms, an appendix of history

ii. 400

Apophthegms, their use
Apothecaries, how they clarify their syrups, i. 247, their pots, how
resembling Socrates
ii. 443
Apothecaries incorporated by patent, vi. 278, and notes (a) and (b)
Appetite, of continuation in liquid bodies, i. 253. Appetite of
union in bodies, i. 350. Appetite in the stomach, ii. 9, what qua-
lities provoke it
Apple, inclosed in wax for speedy ripening, i. 360, hanged in smoke,
ibid. covered in lime and ashes, ibid. covered with crabs and
onions, ibid. Apple in hay and straw, i. 361, in a close box,
ibid. Apple rolled, ibid. Apple in part cut besmeared with
sack, i. 361, rotten apples contiguous to sound ones, putrefy

i. 365

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Apple-cions grafted on the stock of a colewort.
Apple-trees, some of them bring forth a sweet moss
Aqua fortis dissolving iron
Aragon, kingdom of, is united with Castile, iii. 303, is at last natura-
lized to prevent any revolts, iii. 304, causes of its revolt iii. 264
Archbishop of Vienna, his revelation to Lewis XI.
Archbishops, how they came in use
Archidamus retorts upon Philip that his shadow was no longer than

ii. 72

ii. 512

before his victory

ii. 443
i. 108
ii. 510

ii. 341

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Arian heresy, the occasion thereof
Aristander, the soothsayer
Aristippus, his abject behaviour to Dionysius, ii. 439, his luxury,
ii. 443, insulted by the mariners for shewing signs of fear in a
tempest, ii. 447, his censure of those who are attached to parti-
cular sciences
ii. 452
Aristotle mistakes the reason why the feathers of birds have more
lively colours than the hairs of beasts, i. 246, his precept that
wine be forborn in consumptions, i. 269, his reason why some
plants are of greater age than animals, i. 271, his method of har-
dening bodies with close pores, i. 284, full of vain-glory ii. 380
i. 108
Arms, the profession of them necessary to the grandeur of any
ii. 327
Army, a project of reinforcing it in Ireland, without any expense,


v. 441

Arraignment of Blunt, Davers, Davis, Merick, and Cuffe, all con-
cerned in lord Essex's treason; with their confessions, evidences
against them, their defences, and answers thereto
iii. 179
Arrest, in what cases the constable has power to execute it iv. 313
Arrows, with wooden heads sharpened, pierce wood sooner than
with iron heads, why

i. 487

ii. 68

Arsenic used as a preservative against the plague
Arts, history of


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ii. 205

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Assimilation in bodies inanimate, i. 285, in vegetables

i. 77

Arts of elegance, i. 116, intellectual arts

i. 131

Art of war, its progress, improvement, and change . ii. 327
Arthur, prince, born, v. 19, married to Catherine, v. 156, v. 162,

dies at Ludlow-castle, v. 163, studious and learned beyond his
years and the custom of princes
Artichokes, how made less prickly and more dainty, i. 405. Arti-
choke only hath double leaves, one for the stalk, another for the
Arundel, lord, some account of him
v. 460
Arundel, Thomas earl of, sworn of the council in Scotland, vi. 155,
vi. 371

i. 472

wishes lord viscount St. Alban well

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Ashes in a vessel will not admit equal quantity of water, as in the
i. 446

i. 461

vessel empty, i. 261. Ashes an excellent compost
Asp causeth easy death
Assassin, this word derived from the name of a Saracen prince,

iv. 444, 445

ii. 349

i. 374

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Astriction prohibiteth putrefaction, i. 368, of the nature of cold ibid.
Astringents, a catalogue of them
ii. 220, 221, 222
i. 108


v. 466

i. 290, 291

Astronomers, some in Italy condemned
Atheism, ii. 290, rather in the lip than the heart, ibid. the causes
of it, ii. 291. Atheists contemplative rare
Athens, their manner of executing capital offenders, i. 461, there
wise men propose, and fools dispose, ii. 454, their wars ii. 328
i. 126
Atlantis, New, ii. 79, described, ii. 94, et seq. swallowed up by an
earthquake, as the Egyptian priest told Solon
ii. 389
Atoms, how supported by Democritus
Aton, in Scotland, its castle taken by the earl of Surry v. 137
Attainder, cases relating thereto explained, iv. 20, 21, 48, 49, what
sort of them shall give the escheat to the king, iv. 102, etc. and
what to the lord, iv. 108, by judgment, 102, by verdict or con-
fession, iv. 108, by outlawry, ibid. taken often by prayer of
clergy, iv. 109, forfeiteth all the person was possessed of at the
time of the offence, iv. 110, there can be no restitution of blood
after it, but by act of parliament, with other consequences there-
of, iv. 111, if a person guilty of it shall purchase, it shall be to
the king's use, unless he be pardoned, ibid. cases relating to a
person guilty of it, and his children, iv. 110, 111, the clause of
forfeiture of goods thereby, found in no private act till Edward
IV.'s reign
iv. 175
Attainders of the adherents of Henry VII. reversed, v. 14, 15.
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i. 503

Attention without too much labour stilleth the spirits
Attorney-general, used not to be a privy-counsellor, iv. 363, did not
then deal in causes between party and party
Attraction by similitude of substance, i. 487, catalogue of attractive
ii. 215, 216
Atturnement, what it is, iv. 117, must be had to the grant of a re-

version, ibid. in what cases a tenant is obliged to atturne ibid.
Audacity and confidence, the great effects owing to them
ii. 57
Audibles mingle in the medium, which visibles do not, i. 332, the
cause thereof, ibid. several consents of audibles and visibles, i.
341, 342, several dissents of them, i. 343, 344, 345. Audibles
and visibles do not destroy or hinder one another, i. 342. Audibles
carried in arcuate lines, visibles in straight ones i. 343, ii. 55
Audley, lord, heads the Cornish rebels, v. 130, his character, ibid.
taken, v. 135, beheaded on Tower-hill
Avernus, lake of
Augustus Cæsar, ii. 413, his wonder at Alexander, ii. 441, indigna-
tion against his posterity, calling them imposthumes, and not
seed, ii. 449, 450, died in a compliment, ii. 256, his attachment
to Agrippa, ii. 316, of a reposed nature from his youth, ii. 355,
commended as a great lawgiver
iv. 5, 378


ii. 51

Aviaries, which recommended
ii. 368
Auterlony's books of 2007. land in charge in fee-simple, stayed at
v. 503

the seal, and why
Authority strengtheneth imagination, ii. 61, its power and influence,
ibid. followeth old men, and popularity youth
ii. 356


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iv. 243
Autre capacité & autre droit, their difference shewn
Auxiliary forces, v. 72, aids of the same nation on both sides ibid.
Axioms to be extracted
i. 472
Aylesbury, Thomas, vi. 297, secretary to the marquis of Bucking-
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ii. 207

BABYLON, its walls cemented by Naptha

Bacon, Sir Nicholas, a short account of him, iii. 96, bishop of Ross's

saying of him, ibid. was lord keeper of the great seal, ii. 407,
409, 422, 426, an old arrear demanded of him, vi. 368, indebted
to the crown
vi. 381
Bacon, Mr. Antony, ii. 420, 421, v. 273, our author's dedication
to him
ii. 251
Bacon, Sir Francis, made attorney-general, ii. 421, his conversation
with Gondomar when advanced to the great seal, ii. 422, his
apology for any imputations concerning lord Essex, iii. 211, his
services to lord Essex, iii. 213, two points wherein they always
differed, iii. 215, 216, a coldness of behaviour grows between
them, iii. 217, his advice to the queen about calling home lord
Essex from Ireland, iii. 218, his advice to lord Essex, when he
came from Ireland without leave from the queen, iii. 219, en-
deavours to reconcile the queen to lord Essex, iii. 220, etc. de-
sires the queen to be left out in Essex's cause, iii. 222, writes an
account by the queen's order of the proceedings relating to Essex,
iii. 232, 233, is censured by some for his proceedings in the
Charter-house affair, but unjustly, v. 506, he praises the king's
bounty to him, v. 567, complains to the king of his poverty, v.
568, expostulates roughly with Buckingham about neglecting
him, v. 573, does the same with treasurer Marlborough, v. 582,
begs of the king a remission of his sentence, and the return of his
favour, v. 583, promises bishop Williams to bequeath his writings
to him, v. 585, his last will, vi. 411, is charged with bribery. See

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Bacon, Sir Francis, offends queen Elizabeth by his speeches in
parliament, vi. 2, 3, speeches drawn up by him for the earl of
Essex's device, vi. 22, & seq. arrested at the suit of a goldsmith,
vi. 41, 42, substance of a letter written by him to the queen for
the earl of Essex, vi. 43, insulted by the attorney-general Coke,
vi. 46, arrested again, vi. 48, desires to be knighted, ibid. going
to marry an alderman's daughter, vi. 49, and note (c), his letter
to Isaac Casaubon, vi. 51, writes to the king on the death of the
earl of Salisbury, lord treasurer, vi. 52, 53, his letter to the king
touching his majesty's estate in general, vi. 58, on the order of
baronets, vi. 63, his charge against Mr. Whitelocke, vi. 65, letter
to the king on the death of the lord chief justice Fleming, vi. 70,
his letters to Mr. John Murray, vi. 76, 77, supplement to his
speech against Owen, vi. 80, 81, thanks to Sir George Villiers
for a message to him of a promise of the chancellor's place, vi.
88, questions legal for the judges in the case of the earl and coun-
tess of Somerset, vi. 94, his heads of the charge against the earl

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