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between Normans and Saxons, encouraged

by the Conqueror, vii. 481.

by proxy, of Maximilian with Anne
Dutchess of Brittaine, vi. 101.
Marsin, Francis, sent by Henry VII. to in-
quire touching the person and condition of
the Queen of Naples, vi. 227.
Marshalsea, institution and jurisdiction of,
vii. 466.

Martin Swart, leader of the Almaine force
against Henry VII. vi. 53.

killed at Newark, vi. 58.
Martyrdoms, why to be reckoned among mi-
racles, vi. 514.

Martyrs, their dying words, like the song of
the swan, vi. 734.

Mary, daughter of Henry VII. treaty of
marriage between her and Charles
Prince of Castile, vi. 236.

never carried into effect, vi. 206, 207.
Mason, Mr., his retort on the friend, who re-
fused to lend him a book, vii. 135.
Masques and triumphs, essay on, vi. 467, 468.
Materia, Proteus significat, vi. 651, 652.

de stimulo ejus per privationem, vi. 655.
Mathew, Tobie, letter from Bacon referring
to his history of Henry VIII. vi. 267.
to Cosmo de' Medici, letter dedicatory of a
translation of Bacon's Essays, vi. 370.
Mattacina of human fortune, vi. 59.
Matter in perpetual flux, vi. 512.

represented by the fable of Proteus, vi.
725, 726.

primary particles of, vi. 730.

Matthæus's collection of proper words for
metaphors, vii. 102.

Maurice v. Hazard, case of, vii. 698.

Max Müller, Professor, his explanation of
Greek Mythes, vi. 610-614.

Maximilian, King of Romans, rival of Charles
VIII. vi. 64, 68.

rebellion of his subjects in Flanders, vi. 98.
imprisoned at Bruges by the rebels, vi. 99.
married by proxy to Anne, Dutchess of
Brittaine, vi. 101.

his daughter contracted to Charles VIII.
vi. 102.

receives the news of the marriage of
Charles VIII. to Anne of Brittaine, vi.

sends ambassadors to England and Spain
to raise a league against Charles VIII.
vi. 115.

unprovided for war, vi. 127.

aspires to the government of Castile, on
the death of Philip, vi. 234, 235.

Maxims of the law, vii. 327-509.
dedication, vii. 313-317.

preface, vii. 319-323.

aim and plan of, vii. 302-303.

date of, vii. 310.

May, blossoms, better than March, vii. 79.
games in harvest time, Fuller's remark, vi.

Mayenne, Duke de, Lieut. Gen. of the state

and crown of France, vi. 355.
Mayhem, error on appeal of, vii. 366, 367.
Mayor, Lord, his feast, vii. 182.
Meautys, his letter to Bacon respecting his
History of Henry VII. vi. 38.

Mechanical arts flourish in the decline of a
state, vi.. 517.

represented in the fable of Dædalus, vi.

Mediator, Christ's office, vii. 219.
Meditationes sacræ, vii. 233-242.
translation, vii. 243-254.
preface, vii. 229, 230..

Medusa slain by Perseus, meaning of the
fable, vi. 714-717.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 641-643.
Melicotones, vi. 487.

Memnon, the fable of his death alludes to the
early deaths of men of high promise,
vi. 726, 727.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 652, 653.

Memory, all knowledge is but remembrance,
vi. 512.

narrative, vii. 103.

artificial, holpen by exercise, vii. 101.
Menaces, vii. 369, 378.

Mendoza, his saying, concerning the vice-
royalty of Peru, vii. 131.

Mercenary forces, vi. 446, 587.
Merchandizing is the vena porta of wealth,
vi. 474.

Merchants, their value in a state, vi. 422.
Merchant-strangers, laws of Henry VII.
relating to, vi. 88, 95, 96.

Merchant-adventurers of England induce
parliament to abolish the monopolies of
merchant-adventurers of London, vi.


recalled from Flanders by Henry VII.
vi. 147.

continue the Flanders trade, vi. 172, 173.
Mercurius, nervos Jovis Typhoni suffuratus,
vi. 630.

Mercury stole the sinews of Typhon, vi. 702.
Mercy, hypocrites detected by their neglect of
the works of, vii. 249.

Merit and good works, the end of man's mo
tion, vi. 399, 550.

Metis, or Counsel, vi. 424, 554.

meaning of the legend, vi. 763.
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 683.

Mexico, conquest of, whether justifiable, vii. 22,
Michell, patentee for making writs of super-
sedeas, vii. 686.

Microcosm, man a, vi. 747.
Microcosmus, homo, vi. 671.

Midas, meaning of his bearing ass's ears, vi. 713.
cur aures asini habet, vi. 640.

Middle region of the air, vii. 85.
Mildmay's case, vii. 539.

Militar election, vi. 27.

Military services, statute of Henry VII. an-
nulling leases and grants to such as
neglect to serve the king, vi. 223.


spirit, the source of greatness in states,
vi. 449, 586-588.

spirit of different nations, vi. 449.
Minerva wooed by Vulcan, vi. 736.

attempt on her chastity by Prometheus,
vi. 752.

Natura per personam ejus adumbrata, vi.

a Prometheo sollicitata, vi. 675.

Mines, the Low Countries have the best mines
above ground in the world, vi. 410.
arbores subterraneæ, vii. 528.
Ministers, the tools of kings, vi. 705.
Ministri, a regibus traditi, vi. 632.
Minos, fable explained, vi. 734.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 659.

Minotaurus, meaning of the fable, vi. 734,

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 659, 660.
Miracles, why never wrought to convince an
atheist, vi. 413.

new creations, vii. 221.

of our Saviour, vii. 243, 244.
Misanthropi, vi. 404, 516.

Moderator more troublesome than the actor,
vi. 435, 556.
Monarchy.without nobility a tyranny, vi. 405.
all other commonwealths subsist by a law
precedent, vii. 643.

monarchy grounded on nature, vii. 644.

a father and his family, ib.
a shepherd and his flock, ib.
God and the world, vii. 645.
office of the law in, vii. 646, 647.
no essential change in, vii. 671.-

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Money, not the sinews of war, vi. 446; vii. 40,

55, 56.

adds greatness to a state, when, vii. 58, 60.
Monkey tore up the private note-book of
Henry VII. vi. 243.
Monoculos, vii. 90.
Monopolies, vi. 462.

Montague, his edition of Bacon's Apophthegms,
vii. 117.

Montaigne on the meanness of falsehood, vi.

Montium præses Pan, cur, vi. 639.
Moore, Sir Thomas, sayings of his, vii. 127.
at his execution, vii. 128.

to the suitor, who presented him with
two silver flagons, ib.

when pressed for a long day, vii. 142.
to his lady in her pew, vii. 138.

book neither rhyme nor reason, vii. 173.

Moors driven out of Grenada, vi. 125.
of Valentia, vii. 19.

in Spain, vii. 20.

eat no hare's flesh, vii. 156.

More, Sir Thomas, his account of Sir James
Tyrrell's confession of the murder of the
Princes in the Tower, vi. 141.

Morley, Lord, killed before Dixmue, vi. 100.
Morris-dance of heretics, vi. 382.

Morton, John, Bishop of Ely, made a privy
counsellor, vi. 40.

speech respecting Brittaine, vi. 75–81.
procures a law against conspiracy, vi. 86.
hated by the court, ib.

dilemma for raising benevolences, vi. 121.
speech at St. Paul's, announcing the
conquest of Grenada, vi. 126.

life sought by the Cornish rebels, vi. 176.
death and character, vi. 207, 208.
Mort-pays, statute of Henry VII. for punish-
ment of, vi. 122.

Morysine, Sir Richard, his Apomaxis calum-
niarum, vi. 215.

Moses the only man who broke both tables of
the law at once, vii. 181.
Mothers, partiality of their affection, vi. 390,
Mountague, Sir Harry, Bacon to, vii. 181.
Mountains, why Pan the god of, vi. 712.
Mountebanks for the body politic, vi. 402.
Mountford, Sir Symond, favours Perkin
Warbeck, vi. 140.

tried and beheaded, vi. 148.
Mountjoy, Lord, Bacon's letters to, vii. 69,

Mullen, Sir John, his case, vii. 609, 610.
Munster, madmen of, vi. 543.

Murder, appeal of, vii. 360.

given to next of kin, vii. 463.
malicious intent necessary to constitute,
vii. 364.

Murray, John, procures Michell his appoint-
ment by James I. to a new Palent Office; the
consequent proceedings, vii. 683-686.
Musæ, cur Bacchi comites, vi. 666.

Muses, why found in the train of Bacchus, vi.

Musician who like Orpheus, drew stones, vii.

Mustapha, his death fatal to Solyman's line,
vi. 421.

his wife Roxalana, ib.

Mutianus, his maxim, that money is the
sinews of war, vii. 40, 55, 56.

Mythes, Max Müller's mode of explaining, vi.

Bacon's theory, vi. 611, 695-699.

Nakedness, uncomely both in mind and body,

vi. 388.

a great defacement, vii. 34.


Nantes, besieged by Charles VIII. vi. 70.
siege of, misdated by Bacon, vi. 71, 116,

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Naples, designs of Charles VIII. on, vi. 107,

conquered and lost by Charles VIII. vi. 158.
revolts to Ferdinando the younger, ib.
Henry VII. contemplates marriage with
the Queen, widow of Ferdinando the
younger, vi. 226, 227.

Narcissus, or self-love, interpretation of the
fable, vi. 705, 706.

the flower, why sacred to the infernal
deities, vi. 706.

gathered by Proserpine, vi. 758.

takes his name from torpor or stupor, vi.

sive Philautia, vi. 632, 633.

a Proserpina carptus, vi. 680.

Narcissus relating to Claudius the marriage of
Silius and Messalina, vi. 429.
Narses, the eunuch, vi. 394.

Nativity of the French king truly cast, vi.

Natura, Pan symbolum naturæ, vi. 636-638.
nulla simplex, vi. 638.
Naturalization, case of the postnati of Scot-
land, vii. 641-679.

privilege and benefit of, vii. 647.
grades of,

alien enemy, vii. 648.

alien friend, ib.

denizen, ib.

natural-born subject, vii. 649.

confutation of false opinions upon, vii.

either place or parents should suffice, vii.

of foreigners, vii. 52.

what suffices for, vii. 665.

Nature, essay on nature in men, vi. 469, 470,
571, 572.

custom only can alter and subdue, vi. 469,

rules for disciplining, ib.

is best perceived in privateness, vi. 470,

happy they whose natures suit with their
Vocations, ib.

runs either to herbs or weeds, ib.

deformed people generally have their re-
venge on, vi. 480, 570.

Pan a symbol of, vi. 709-711.
summary law of, vi. 730.

described under the person of Minerva,
vi. 736.

outstripped by art, vi. 744.

fable of Proserpine relates to, vi. 759.

is nothing but the laws of the creation,
vii. 221.

the law of, vii. 663, 664.
Navigation laws, vi. 95, 96.
Nebuchadnezzar, his tree of monarchy, vi.

Necessitas inducit privilegium quoad jura pri-
vata, vii. 343-346.

publica, major est quam privata, vii. 345.
culpabilis, ib.

Necessity, why represented by the river Styx,
vi. 707.

when a good defence, vii. 343–346.
of three kinds,

for conservation of life, vii. 343, 344.
of obedience, vii. 344.

of the act of God, or of strangers,
vii. 344, 345.

privilegeth only quoad jura privata, vii.
345, 346.

Negative more pregnant of direction than the
indefinite, vi. 435, 556.

side, easiest to uphold, vi. 436, 566.
Negligence, homicide by, vii. 348.
Negotiating, essay on, vi. 492-494, 533,
534, 579, 580.

whether by letter or in person best, vi.
492, 493, 533, 579.

choice of instruments, vi. 493, 494, 533,
534, 580.

Nehemiah, his politic sadness before the king,
vi. 429.

Nemesis, or the vicissitude of things, meaning
of the fable, vi, 737-739.
daughter of Ocean and Night, vi. 738.
why winged, ib.

why crowned, ib.

armed with a spear, vi. 739.

mounted on a stag, ib.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 662, 663.

Nero, of Seneca's style, vii. 134.

called a youth wife, vii. 135.

cause of his fall, vii. 174.

Nerva, at supper, vii. 149.

Neville, Sir George, joins Perkin Warbeck
at Paris, vi. 138.

New trial granted upon a verdict, in cases
above the value of 40%., by Statute of Henry
VII. vi. 160.

Newark, battle of, vi. 57-59.

Newbury, Henry, his case, vii. 704.
Newport, in Flanders, besieged in vain by the
French under Lord Cordes, vi. 100.

Nicolas, Sir Harris, his proceedings and ordi-
nances of the Privy Council, vi. 249, 250.
Night, the parent of Cupid, vi. 729.
Nimrod, the first conqueror, vii. 646.
Nisi Prius, commission of, vii. 474, 475.
Nobles, how to be dealt with by kings, vi.



7, essay on, vi. 405, 406, 549, 550.
new, the act of power; ancient, the act
time, vi. 406, 549.

of birth, abateth industry, ib.

numerous, impoverish a state, ib.

not to be multiplied, vi. 410, 446, 587.
Noel, Henry, his saying, courtiers are like
fasting days, vii. 159.

Nomination to a church, vii. 354.

Non accipi debent verba in demonstrationem
falsam, quæ competunt in limitationem veram,
vii. 361, 362.

Non obstante, vii. 369-372.

Non potest adduci exceptio ejusdem rei,
cujus petitur dissolutio, vii. 330-333.

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Oath of the gods by the river Styx, vi. 706.
Ocean, an apt emblem of vicissitude, vi. 738.
Odiam, case of the manor of, vii. 563.
Odours introduced at masques, vi. 468.

of ointments, more durable than those of
flowers, vi. 502, 582.

Oes or spangs, vi. 468.

Office, how to bear oneself in, vi. 398-401,

Offices, false, against his rich subjects by Henry
VII. vi. 218.

Old age, second childhood not to be desired,
vi. 604.

Olive branch, rather than a laurel branch, in
his hand, vi. 106.

Opera Dei, vii. 233.

Opinion, that which relates to truth is higher
than that which relates to opinion, vii. 79,

Opportunities, a wise man will make more
than he finds, vi. 501, 577.

Opposita juxta se posita magis elucescunt, vii
588, 601.

Opposition, many a man's strength is in, vi.


Opus et usus, vii. 410.

Orange, Prince of, taken prisoner at the
battle of St. Alban's, by Charles VIII. vi.
Orange-tawny, gentleman at the tilt in, vii.

Orators, likened by Solon to winds upon the
sea, vii. 158.

Order, the life of dispatch, vi. 435, 556.
Ordinances in Chancery, vii. 304.

made by Bacon when Chancellor, vii. 759

Ordnance, invention of in India, vi. 516.
in China, ib.

excellences of, ib.

Orleans, Duke of, takes refuge with the Duke

of Brittaine, vi. 65.

directs him in all things, vi. 69.


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taken prisoner by Charles VIII. at the
battle of St. Alban's, vi. 83.

Ormond, Thomas, Earl of, ambassador to
Charles VIII., vi. 112.
Ornamenta Rationalia, vii. 189.
Orpheus, or Philosophy, interpretation of the
fable, vi. 720-722.

his singing of two kinds, vi. 721.
why averse to marriage, vi. 722.

at the islands of the Sirens, vi. 763, 764.
his death, vi. 741, 743.

musician who like him drew stones, vii.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 646–648.
duplex ejus cantio, vi. 647.
nuptiis cur inimicus, vi. 648.

apud insulas Sirenum, vi. 684-686.
a mulieribus discerptus, vi. 665, 667.
Orthography of Bacon's time, vi. 367, 522.
Osbeck, the true name of Perkin Warbeck, vi.

Ostentation, the use of, vi. 504, 586.
Other, in Statute of Uses, vii 425.
Ottoman Empire, designs of Charles VIII.
against, vi. 107, 108, 111.
family, its origin, vii. 56.

Outlawries, one means of extortion used by
Empson and Dudley, vi. 219.
proceedings to, vii. 485.

Overbury, disclosures promised by Franklin
the apothecary, respecting his murder, vi.

Ovum Noctis, vi. 654.

Oxford, John, Earl of, one of Henry VIIth's
generals, vi. 55, 128.

his brother killed at the siege of Sluice,
vi. 124.

entertains Henry VII. at Henningham,
fined 15,000 marks, vi. 219.
Oxidrakes, in India, ordnance used by them
against the Macedonians, vi. 516.

Oyer and terminer, commission of, vii. 472.

Pace, Queen Elizabeth's fool, vii. 125.
Packington, Sir John, Sheriff of Worcester-
shire, vii. 579.

Padre commune, vi. 500, 581.

Page, who had been whipt, to his master, vii.

Paget, Lady, to Queen Elizabeth, vii. 161,

Painter, who became a physician, vii. 160.
may make a better face than ever was, vi.
479, 570.

Palace, description of a perfect one, vi. 482—

Pallas, birth of, vi. 610, 697, 702.

meaning of the legend, vi. 424, 554, 763.
ex Jove nata, vi. 630.
interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 683.

Pan, or Nature, interpretation of the fable, vi.

his origin, vi. 707, 709.
represents Nature, vi. 709, 710.
the Fates his sisters, ib.
why horned, vi. 710.
why hairy, ib.
why biform, ib.

his emblems explained, vi. 711.
his offices, ib.

the god of countrymen, vi. 712.
president of mountains, ib.
his attendants, ib.
Panic terrors, ib.

challenge to Cupid, ib.

capture of Typhon, vi. 713.

discovery of Ceres, ib.

matched in music with Apollo, ib.
marriage with Echo, vi. 713, 714.

sive Natura, interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 635

origo ejus, vi. 635, 636.

universitatem rerumn, sive Naturam re-
præsentat, vi. 636-638.
sorores ejus, Fata, vi. 637.
cornua ejus, ib.

cur hirsutus, ib.

cur biformis, ib.

pedes capreæ habet, vi. 638.
insignia ejus. ib.

officium, ib.

deus venatorum et ruricolarum, ib.

montium præses, vi. 639.
comites ejus, Satyri et Sileni, ib.
terrores Panici, quid, vi. 639.
cum Cupidine pugnat, ib.
Typhonem in retibus implicat, ib.
inventio Cereris, vi. 640.
cum Apolline contendit, ib.
uxor ejus Echo, ib.

Pandora, vi. 669, 674, 746, 751.
Panic terrors, what, vi. 712.

Panici terrores, vi. 639.


Pannage of timber, belongs to the lessee,vii. 532.
Panther's skin, why worn by Pan, vi. 711.
Parables, the interpretation of, vi. 611, 689.
their use in teaching, vi. 698.

Parabolæ, interpretatio earum, vi. 625–628.
usus duplex, vi. 627.

argumentis antiquiores, vi. 628.
Paradoxes, Christian, vii. 292-297.

probably not by Bacon, vii. 289-291.
Pardi maculæ, quid referunt, vi. 638.
Pardon, general, proclaimed by the council of
Henry VII. at Shine, vi. 50.

general, granted by Henry VII. in the
last year of his reign, vi. 237.
Parental authority, by the law of England,
vii. 634, 635.

by the law of Nature, vii. 644.

Parents and children, essay on, vi. 390, 391.
unequal distribution of parental affection,
vi. 390.

treatment of children, ib.

Parker, Sir James, killed at the tournament
at Shine, by Hugh Vaughan, vi. 127.
Parliament, first of Henry VII. vi. 35.
second of Henry VII. vi. 61.
again assembled, vi. 74.

subsidies granted to Henry VII. vi. 82.
of the 4th of Henry VII. vi 91.
eager for war with France, vi. 120.
in the 7th year of Henry VII. vi. 116-122,
date of this meeting, ib.

preceded by a Great Council, vi. 117.
speech of the king, vi. 117-119.

a parliament of war, vi. 121.

in the 11th of Henry VII. vi. 158.
by a precedent act, cannot bind a future,
vi. 161, vii. 370.

of the 12th of Henry VII. vi. 173.
summoned in the 19th of Henry VII. vi.

distinguished from the Great Council, vi.

have power to extinguish their own au-
thority, vii. 370, 371.

Parmenio, Alexander to, vii. 142.
Parricide, vii. 357, 737.

Parsimony, vi. 461.

Parties in a state, vi. 498-500, 532, 533,
580, 581.

Parts, plurality of, makes a show of magni-
tude, vii. 81.

Pasquil, saying of the Duke of Sesa respect-
ing, vii. 130.

Passion or Desire, described in the person of
Bacchus, vi. 741.

Paston correspondence, vi. 249, 250.
Pasturages, great, vi. 410.

Patent Offices, created by Elizabeth, and by

James I. vii. 683.

list of, vii. 699, 700.-See Letters Patent.

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