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ingham, to the lord chancellor, approving the proclamation for a
parliament, v. 548, Buckingham to the same, of the king's speech
to his parliament, ibid. three to the king, imploring favour, v. 549.
et seq. to the prince of Wales, returning thanks for his favours, v.
552, to the king, returning thanks for his liberty, v. 553, to the
marquis of Buckingham, returning thanks for his good offices, v.
554, a memorial for his majesty's service, ibid. to the marquis of
Buckingham, soliciting him to stay at London, v. 556, to the king,
soliciting to be restored to favour, v. 558, Buckingham to the lord
St. Alban, with his majesty's warrant for his pardon, v. 559,
Buckingham writes three familiar letters to the lord St. Alban, v.
560, 561, the lord St. Alban to Buckingham, professing great
affection, and begging a kind construction of his letters, v. 561, to
the marquis of Buckingham, concerning the staying his pardon
at the seal, v. 559, to the king, with his History of Henry the
Seventh, v. 562, to the marquis of Buckingham, high admiral of
England, with the History of Henry the Seventh, v. 563, lord St.
Alban to a Barnabite monk, about points in philosophy, v. 564,
to the king, imploring assistance, v. 566, to Mr. Matthew, em-
ploying him to do a good office with a great man, v. 571, to the
lord Digby, on his going to Spain, v. 572, to Mr. Matthew, con-
cerning sincere friendship, ibid. an expostulation to the marquis
of Buckingham, v. 573, Buckingham to the lord St. Alban, con-
cerning his warrant and access to the king, v. 575, to the mar-
quis of Buckingham, recommending Mr. Matthew, ibid. to the
duke of Buckingham, soliciting his favour, v. 577, Buckingham's
answer, ibid. to the duke of Buckingham, presenting the De aug-
mentis scientiarum, v. 578, Buckingham's answer, ibid. to the
duke of Buckingham, concerning his suit to his majesty for a full
pardon, and a translation of his honours after his death, v. 579,
Buckingham's answer, v. 580, to the lord treasurer Marlborough,
expostulating about his unkindness and injustice, v. 582, to the
king, petitioning for a total remission of his sentence, ibid. answer
to the foregoing, by king James, v. 584, the lord viscount St. Al-
ban to Dr. Williams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his writings,
&c. ibid. the bishop's answer, v. 585, to the queen of Bohemia,
with a discourse on a war with Spain, v. 587, to the marquis de
Fiat, relating to his Essays, v. 588, to the earl of Arundel and
Surry, just before his death, being the last letter he ever wrote,

v. 588

Letters patent, whether they might be given of the dignity of earl-
dom, without delivery by the king's own hand, v. 465, Brackley's
case relating to this query, with the other nearest precedents to
v. 474
Levant, concerning the trade thither, iii. 337, account of our mer-
chants sufferings therein
iii. 338


ii. 36

Leucadians, a superstitious usage among them
Lewis XI. of France, ii. 72, his secresy, ii. 317, makes peace with
Edward IV. v. 6, a design of his about their laws, iv. 368, 379
Lewis XII. stamped coins of gold with a motto, upon the kingdom's
iv. 423

V. 153

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being interdicted by the pope
Lewis XII. notifies to Henry VII. his conquest of Milan,

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vi. 222

Lewis, Mr. license granted to him

iv. 63

Lex regia, what it was

Ley, Sir James, lord Ley, lord treasurer, well affected to lord
viscount St. Alban's interest
vi. 379, and note (b)
Libels, the females of sedition, and gusts of restrained liberty of
v. 110
Libel, observations on one published anno Domini 1592, iii. 40,
the design of the author of it, iii. 45, would infuse groundless
fears of Spain into us, iii. 63, endeavours to stir up discontent in
the nation, on account of the uncertainty of succession to the
crown at that time, iii. 65, &c. many instances of the untruths
and abuses contained therein, iii. 92, &c. the great impudence
manifested therein.
iii. 101

iii. 40

Libellers, are condemned by the law of nations
Liberties, what sort proper to allow to the undertakers for the plan-

tation of Ireland

iii. 324

iv. 525

i. 350

Licences for losses, are to be granted cautiously
Life, the taking it away how to be punished in several cases, iv. 390,
391, perpetual continuance of it no ways desirable
ii. 478
Life, by what courses prolonged
Light, by refraction shews greater.
Lights over great, offend the eyes
Light comforteth the spirits, ii. 65, especially light varied,
Lignum aloes

i. 509

ii. 31

ii. 39

Lincoln, John, earl of, son of John de la Pole duke of Suffolk, aud
Elizabeth eldest
Edward IV. v. 27, intended for the
crown by Richard III. ibid. carefully watched by Henry VII. ibid.
sails into Flanders, ibid. lands in Lancashire, v. 30, slain in the
battle near Newark

v. 32, 33

i. 462
ii. 16

Lincostis, an herb growing in the water
Liquefaction, its cause
Liquefiable and not liquefiable, ii. 16, bodies that liquefy by fire,
ibid. others by water, ibid. some liquefy by both
Liquors, infusions in them, i. 250, appetite of continuation in them,
i. 253, 350
Liquors, their clarification, i. 355, 356, 357, 358, three causes there-
of, ibid. preservation of liquors in wells or vaults,i. 385. Liquors
compressed, ii. 29, their incorporation with powders. i. 353
Liturgy, to be used with reverence, ii. 537, how to be composed,
ii. 538, the exceptions against ours are trifling,

ii. 217


Liver, how to cure a schirrus of it, i. 417, how opened,
Lives, a branch of civil history
i. 84
Livia, ii. 434, 439, sorted well with the policy of her husband,
and the dissimulation of her son, ii. 263, poisoned her husband,
ii. 298, iv. 475, secured her son's succession by false fames of
Augustus's recovery
ii. 396
Living creatures that generate at certain seasons only, i. 507, others
at all seasons, ibid. the cause of each, ibid. their several times of
bearing in the womb, i. 508, et seq. the causes thereof, ibid. the
several numbers which they bring forth at a burden, i. 509, the
causes, ibid. Living creatures that will be transmuted into an-
other species, i. 426. Living creatures foreshew weather, ii. 5, 7

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Livy, his description of Cato Major, ii. 350, his remark on Antio-
chus and the Etolians
ii. 379, 380
ii. 47

Loadstone, its operation by consent

i. 132

London, contributed more than 9000l. to the benevolence of Henry

v. 81

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Lopez, his design of poisoning queen Elizabeth, iii. 108, 109, holds
a correspondence with several in Spain on that account, iii. 109,
the method of his proceeding in that affair, iii. 109, 110, 111,
agrees to poison the queen for 50,000 crowns, iii. 114, his con-
trivances to keep concealed, ibid. a letter intercepted relating to
his plot, iii. 116, is discovered and convicted iii. 116, &c.
Lopping trees, makes them spread and bushy
i. 398
Lot's offer
Love, the Platonist's opinion of it, ii. 57, procured by sudden
glances and dartings of the eye, ibid. without ends lasting, ii. 415,

ii. 108

v. 572
Love, who least liable to extravagant love, ii. 274, its tides, ibid.
nuptial, friendly, and wanton love
ii. 275
Lovelace, Leonard
vi. 246, 247
Lovel, viscount, attainted, v. 15, heads the forces against Henry
VII. v. 18, flies into Lancashire, and sails to Flanders to the
lady Margaret, ibid. invades England with Irish and Dutch, v.
28, various accounts of his death

v. 33

Low Countries, said to have the same succession of weather every
thirty-five years.
ii. 390
Low Countries, their afflicted condition, iii. 55, their defection from
the king of Spain
iii. 79, iii. 83
Low's case of tenures, iv. 233, whether his tenancy was in capite,
or in socage, ibid. arguments for its being in capite, iv. 233 to
242, the cases seemingly against it answered
iv. 242, &c.
Lowder, Mr., solicitor to the queen, made one of the barons of the
exchequer in Ireland
vi. 156, 163
i. 490

Lucciole, a fly in Italy shining like glow-worms
Lucky and unlucky
Lucretius's exclamation against religion, upon the sacrifice of Aga-

ii. 56

ii. 260


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ii. 70

i. 468

i. 494

Lucullus entertains Pompey, ii. 440, why he calls Pompey a car-
rion crow, ii. 445, 446. Vide ii. 360.
Lunacy in children, how occasioned .
Lupins help both roots and grain.
Lust, the impressions thereof.
Lutes, why old ones sound better than new
i. 333, 334
Lycurgus thought to reduce the state of Sparta to a democracy,
ii. 437
Lycurgus, his laws were of long continuance, iv. 377, an answer
of his to one who advised him to set aside kingly government,
iv. 322

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i. 280

Lydia, near Pergamus
Lye implies a man's being brave towards God, and a coward to-
wards men, ii. 255, why the last peal to judgment, ibid. tell a lye

and find a truth, says the Spaniard, ii. 265, in transacting em-




ii. 380
Lye, our law condemned as not having provided a sufficient pu-
nishment for those who use this word, iv. 407. Francis I. of
France, made this word so disgraceful as it now is, ibid. Solon's
answer to one who asked him why he made no punishment for
this word, ibid. the civilians dispute whether an action of injury
will lie for it.

i. 499

Lying, in what kind of posture healthful


MACEDON, its glory founded in poverty, iii. 307, compared with

iii. 76



Madness, a remedy for it

Mad dog
Magical operations
Magic, natural. ii. 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54
Magic of the Persians, our author's opinion concerning it, iii. 257
Magistrates subordinate, directions for their conduct, iv. 84, can-
not be invested with the personal prerogative and power of the

ibid, &c.

i. 237

ii. 279

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ii. 280, 348, 389

ii. 344

ii. 400

i. 256

i. 251

i. 353

Mahometans, who propagate religion by the sword, yet use therein
no secret murders

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ii. 43, et seq.

i. 109

iv. 444

i. 267


i. 336

Male birds, why the best singers

Male and female, the difference of them in several living creatures,
ii. 22, the causes thereof, ii. 23. Male and female in plants, i.
451. Male piony good for the falling sickness and incubus,
ii. 67

ii. 37

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i. 118

Maleficiating, practised in Gascony
Malt, i. 463, its swelling and increase, ibid. its sweetness,
Man, knowledge of, how divided.
Man was created in the image of God, ii. 483, judged falsely of the
rules of good and evil, ii. 484, his fall, and the ill effects thereof,
ibid. is compared to an Indian fig-tree, ii. 475, is improveable in
the mind, as well as body, v. 330, how his body is improveable
in many instances
v. 330, 331
Man, a plant turned upwards.
i. 451
Man's flesh eaten, i. 254, breedeth the French disease, ibid. causeth
high imaginations, i. 254, ii. 27, not in itself edible, ibid. the
cause, ibid. how eaten by cannibals, ibid. wherefore eaten by




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Mandeville, lord, a letter to him and lord chancellor Bacon from the

marquis of Buckingham

vi. 264

Mandrakes, the ill use made of them

i. 454



Manna, i. 416, of Calabria best and most plentiful
i. 518
Manners, how far a union of them in kingdoms is to be desired,
iii. 265
Manors, how at first created, iv. 106, whence they had their name,
Mansell, Sir Robert, committed to the Marshalsea, and brought
before the council-table, vi. 65, 68, and note (b), his account
brought in slowly in the king's opinion
vi. 208, 297
Manslaughter, what it is, and its punishment, iv. 83, our law makes
a difference very justly between it and murder in malice pre-
iv. 404, 405
Manuel Andrada practised the death of Antonio king of Portugal,
comes into England, and is thereupon apprehended iii. 111
Manufactures, workers thereof how punishable, unless they have
served seven years' apprenticeship
iv. 394
Manufactures, foreign, should be prohibited where the materials are
superfluities, v. 171, our own should be encouraged, iii. 455.
Manufactures of old generally wrought by slaves.
ii. 327
March, towards the end, the best discoverer of summer sickness, ii. 3
Marchers, lordships, abolished by statute of 27 Henry VIII. iv. 258,
court of Marches maintained its jurisdiction, ibid. what meant by
the word Marches, ibid. is as old as Edward IVth's time, iv. 259,
the extent of it, ibid, &c. the intention of the king in the election
of it, ibid, the sense of the word Marches settled by several ar-
guments, and its authority justified, iv. 260, 261, 262, argu-
ments to prove that it signifies lordships Marchers, iv. 261, 276, a
confutation of those arguments, iv. 262, 276, different significa-
tions of Marches, with the arguments in defence of them, iv. 262,
&c. the whole debate upon this matter summed up, iv. 271 to
284, statute of 34 of Henry VIII. relating to the Marches ex-
plained, iv. 271. Marches distinguished from lordships Marchers,
iv. 276, several arguments collected together on this head, which
were unanswered
iv. 277

iv. 257

Marchio, a marquis, whence derived.
Margaret, lady, v. 18, second sister of Edward IV. and dowager of
Charles the Hardy, duke of Burgundy, v. 28, had the spirit of a
man, and the malice of a woman, ibid. raises the ghost of the se-
cond son of Edward IV. v. 91, reflected on by Dr. Warham,
v. 103, not mentioned in the account of Perkins's examination,
v. 148

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Margaret, eldest daughter of Henry VII. married to James IV. of
Scotland, v. 165, her line succeeds to the crown
Maritime countries need not fear a surcharge of people
Markham, Gervase, esq. his quarrel with lord Darcy
Marl, why esteemed the best compost
Marlborough, lord, made treasurer
Marriage recommended, ii. 106, the laws and conditions of mar-

v. 582

ii. 107

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v. 196

iii. 295

vi. 132

i. 445

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