Displeasure slight, its effects, i. 164.

cascs our author is resolved to prosccutc offences herein,
Displeasures and pleasures of the scnscs, i. 161.

682, dccrcc of the star-chamber relating to them, 6S,
Dispossessed, whether he may make a war for recovery, are contrary to the oath of cvery subject to the king,
i. 5.33.

685, a letter against thoni, ii. 90.
Disscisin, how inheritance is gained thereby, i. 577. Dulcoration of metals, i. 1:25, of several things, as malt,
Dissenters, how used by the clergy, i. 348, 349, their con- &c. 154, of fruits several ways, 136, 184, the causes

duct condemned in several particulars, 350, their prcach- thcrcof, ib. Dulcoration of salt water, 187.
ing, with several of their opinions, censured, ib. a saying Dunging of grounds, the properest time for it, i. 149.
upon them, 353.

Dungs of bcasts to enrich grounds, i. 149, which of them
Dissimulation, i. 264. Vidc Simulation.

the best, ib.
Dissolution of bodics from desiccation and putrefaction, Duration of plants, i. 147.
i, 122.

Dust maketh trees fruitful, as vincs, &c. i. 156.
Dissolution of metals, i. 246.

Dutch, proposal of hindering their going out of the king.
Distilled waters last longer than raw, i. 123.

dom, i. 330, account of the proceedings against them,
Distilled waters from salt, wormwood, lose their saltness ii 11.
and bitter, &c. i. 187.

Dutch, not to be abandoned for our safety, nor kept for our
Distribution and order the life of business and despatch, profit, i. 330.
i. 281.

Dutch merchants prosecuted for esporting gold and silver
“ Distringas," a writ so called, in what cases to be executed, coin, ii. 209, 214, 217, 218.
i. 575.

Dutchman, his project for making gold, i. 121.
Divination natural, i. 176.

Dutchy of Lancaster, i. 512.
Dixmudc, i. 752.

Duty of a privy counsellor, i. 514.
Doddcridge, Sir John, somc account of him, ii. 19 notct, Dwarfing of trees, i. 143, dwarf trees proceed from slips, il.

Dwarf-oak, or holly-oak, in Cephalonia, i. 188
Dogs, how made little, i. 125, biting in anger a stone Dwarf-pine good for the jaundice, i. 159.

thrown at him communicates a choleric quality to the Dyer, Sir Edward, i. 320, ii. 198.
powder of it, 198. Dogs know the dog-killer, though Dyers, some proposals relating to the new company of
they never saw him beforc, 199.

them, ii. 57, letter to king James against this company,
Dolabella, i. 321.

59, advice to the king about them, 05.
Dominion how founded, i. 528.
Domitian the younger son of Vespasian, i. 321, tyrannical,

3:23, what he excelled in, 275.
Domitian, a dream of his just before his death, i. 671. Ear erected to hear attentively, i. 114. Ear dangerous to
Domitius, contention with Crassus, i. 323:

be picked in yawning, 158.
Dorset, marquis, hostage for llcnry VII. i. 735, committed Early flowers and plants, i. 146.
to the Tower, 710, relcascd, 741.

Ears wax red in blushing, i. 186.
Double flowers, how to produce thcm, i. 141.

Earth and sand differ, i. 82. Earth “primum frigidum,"
Doubts about our laws, a good rule in any such cases, i. 93, infusions in earth, the effects thereof, 128, cautions

to be used therein, ib. several instances thereof, i.
Douglas, Sir Robert, ii. 221.

Earth taken out of the vaults will put forth herbs, 146,
Dower, tcnant in dower, how much favoured by our laws, the nature of those herbs, ib. what earth taken out of
i. 606.

shady and watery woods will put forth, ib. Earth upon
D'Oylcy, Robert, ii. 220.

earth a good compost, 149. Earths good and bad, 156,
Draining salt water by descent doth not make it fresh, i. large clods, and putting forth moss, bad, ib. Earths me.

83, of lands under water would make excellent pasture, dicinal, 162. Earth taken near the river Nilus, said to

increase in weight till the river comes to its height, 167,
Drake, Sir Francis, his prosperous cxpeditions into the new turned up, hath a sweet scent, 178, pure, the healtb-

West Indies, i. 538, burns, sinks, and carries off ten fullest smell of all, 193, fruitful, 212.

thousand ton of their great shipping, 538, his death, 541. Ebbing and flowing of the sea, the cause of it, according to
Dramatical poetry, i. 33.

Galilæus, i. 174, by Apollonius called the respiration of
Dreams pleasant and prophetical, procured by some smells, the world, 190.
i. 193, several remarkable dreams, 290, 291.

Echoes, a repercussion only, i. 102. Echo of an echa,
Drinks, the maturation of them how wrought, i. 120, 113, artificial echoes not known, ib. natural echoes,

wherein it differs from clarification, ib. degrces of ma- where found, ib. the differences between the concurrent
turation by enforcing the motion of the spirits, ib. quick- echo and iterant, ib. no echo from a trunk stopped at
ening of drink that is dead or palled, 119, ripened by one end, why, ib. Echo from within a well, ib. whether
being immerged in the sea, 158.

echoes move in the same angle with the original sounds,
Drowning of mctals, the baser in the more precious, i. 175, ib. plurality of echoes in one place, ib. back echoes, s.
the methods to perform the operation, 241.

Echoes returning many words, ib. Echo upon echo, ih.
Drums, cause of sound in them, i. 103.

Echo will not return the letter S, when it begins a worl,
Drunken men, their sperm unfruitful, i. 165, they are unapt why, 114, difference of echoes, ib. mixture of echoes, is.

for voluntary motion, ib. imagine false things as to the resemble the ear, ib. and have a resemblance of hearing,
eye, ib. men sooner drunk with small draughts than with 116, super-reflection of echoes, 174.
great, ib.

Edgar made a collection of the laws of England, i. 672
Drunkenness, i. 165.

Edgecomb, Sir Richard, comptroller of the king's house,
Drying the adventitious moisture prohibiteth putrefaction, sent into Scotland, i. 742.

i, 123, mixture of dry things prohibits putrefaction, 124. Edible flesh, and not edible, i. 184, the causes of each, ib.
Dryness turneth hair and feathers gray and white, i. 183. Edmondes, Sir Thomas, recommended by the lord keeper
Ductile bodies, i. 181.

Bacon to his niece for a husband, i. 189.
Dudley, i. 786, made speaker of the house of commons, i. Edmund, earl of Richmond, father of Henry VII. i. 795.
See Empsom.

Edward I. commended for his excellent laws, i. 544, bis de
Duels, a charge concerning them, i. 679, how they affront sign of conquering Scotland, 464, is wounded by 3
the commons to make the Black Prince prince of Wales, ried a hand restrained in gifts, but strained in preroga-
and afterwards makes him so of his own mere motion, tive, 797, had not a numerous but wise council, 514.
480, the troubles of his reign, 379.

our laws, 680, the danger and mischief of them, 679, votary of a Saracen prince treacherously, 694, his an-
causes of this evil, and how it is nourished, 680, some swer to the commons petitioning him for a redress from
remedies proposed for this mischief, ib. edict of Charles the subjects of Flanders, 478, his reign accounted pros.
IX. of France concerning them, with the strict pro-
ceedings in France against them, ib. our laws thought Edward II. is murdered in Berkeley castle by rebels, i.
erroneous, in two points relating to them, ib. are con- 422, his deposition and murder owing to his queen, 276.
demned in all civilized states, 681, never practised by Edward III. his answers to the commons relating to mat.
the Romans, ib. are condemned by the Turks, ib. in what ters of peace and war, i. 478, he rejects the petition of

perous, 379.

Elizabeth, princess, eldest daughter of king James, some
Edward IV. i. 296, the trains and mines laid for him by account of her, ii. 136 note

the duke of Gloucester, 732, his interview and treaty of Ellesmere, lord chancellor, i. 330.
peace with Lewis XI. ib. touched with remorse for the Ellesmere, lord chancellor, his relation to the king about
death of his brother, the duke of Clarence, 737, first de- Coke's reports, ii. 95 note +, joint letter of him and Sir
vised the tax called Benevolence, 757.

Francis Bacon concerning the lord chief justice Coke,
Effiat, Monsieur d', letter to him from the lord viscount St. 180, his exceptions to Sir Edward Coke's Reports, and
Alban, ii. 264.

Sir Edward's answers, 268, his letter to king James
Egerton, master of the rolls and lord keeper, i. 318.

about that matter, ib. dies, 184 note .
Egerton, Sir Thomas, lord keeper of the great seal, letter Elm grafted, i. 135.
to him from Mr. Francis Bacon, ii. 154, twice lord high Ely, isle of, questions to the chief justice of the king's bench
steward, 174, employed in the inquiry into the death of about it, ii. 269, answers to these questions, ib.
Sir Thomas Overbury, 176.

Embalming of dead bodies, i. 123.
Egerton, Sir Rowland and Mr. Edward, their cause in Embassies, how managed by queen Elizabeth, i. 514, 515.
chancery, ii. 197.

Ember-weeks, how observed formerly, i. 357.
Eggs, the yolks of them great nourishers, i. 90, how to be Emissions of several kinds, i. 191, 192.

used, ib. yolk conduceth more to the nourishment, white Emmanuel Comnenus poisoned the water when the chris.
to the generation, of the bird, 96, hatched in an oven, tians were to pass through his country to the Holy
184. Egg petrified, 247, white of an egg long lying in Land, i. 191.
the sun said to turn to stone, ib.

Empedocles the Sicilian, his love of solitude, i. 281.
Egremond, made leader of the Yorkshire riot against the Empire, its true temper, i. 275, 276, states liberal of natu-

subsidy, i. 749, flies to lady Margaret into Flanders, ib. ralization fit for empire, 285, what most importeth em.
Eight, the sweetest concord in music, i. 99, though it is a pire, 286.
received rather than a true computation, ib.

Empsom, the son of a sieve-maker, i. 786, his method of
Elder-flowers good for the stone, i. 159.

extortion in conjunction with Dudley, ib. his book of
Elder-stick put to consume taketh away warts, i. 200. accounts signed by the king, ib.
Elections for parliaments, advice to the subjects thereupon, Empty coffers in a prince make the people forget their
ii. 119.

duty, i. 520.
Electric bodies, i. 191.

Enclosures, when frequent, and how guarded against, i.
Electrum of gold and silver, i. 243.

Electrum, ancient, its proportion of silver and gold, i. 175. Enemies, common enemies of mankind, i. 529.
Elements and their conjugations ruinous to knowledge, Enforcing a thought upon another, i. 195, instance thereof
i. 179.

in a juggler's tricks, ib. three means by which it must be
Elision of the air a term of ignorance, i. 101.

wrought, ib.
Elizabeth, eldest sister to Edward IV. i. 784, married for Enginery, i. 38.

her second husband John de la Pool, duke of Suffolk, England, arguments to prove that it is not well enough

peopled, i. 463, it was never severed after it was united,
Elizabeth, queen dowager of Edward IV. i. 733, cloistered 466, its safety and greatness if united with Scotland,

in the nunnery of Bermondsey, 737, forfeits all her lands 467, the external points wherein it stands separated and
and goods, 738, her great variety of fortune, ib. dies in united with Scotland, 455, the internal points, &c. 456,
the cloister, ib. has burial with her husband at Windsor, what its name is to be, after the union with Scotland,
ib. founds Queen's college in Cambridge, ib.

ib. in great danger from Spain, 442, an inquiry into its
Elizabeth, lady, i. 732, not mentioned in the claim of condition under queen Elizabeth, 378 et seq. the state of

Henry VII. ib. repairs to London, by direction, to the it compared with others abroad, 381, concerning its
queen dowager her mother, 733, married to Henry VII. foreign enemies, 383, its proceedings towards the neigh-
738, crowned at Westminster to give contentment to the bouring states censured, with an account of those pro-
people, 741, in the third year of the ing's reign, ib. dies ceedings, 389, accused as the author of troubles in Scot.
in childbed at the Tower, 786.

land and France, 390, account of its proceedings with
Elizabeth, queen, her life attempted by several votaries of Spain, 391, solicits a renewal of treaties with Spain upon

the Romish church, i. 687, her conduct commended, 441, queen Mary's death, with their answer, ib. is ill used by
her fair treatment of the king of Spain, 376, is conspired the Spaniards, 392, idly accused of confederating with
against and libelled by the Spanish direction, 371, the the Turk, 395, reasons to fear it might become subject
prosperous condition of England under her reign, 378, to France, 657.
her reign compared with other princes, 379, the remark- England compared to France, though less in territory, i.
able length of her reign, ib. the nation had great health 285, compared to Spain, 541, compared to other states
and plenty in her time, 379, 380, reformation of religion abroad, 381.
was settled by her, 381, she is excommunicated by the Englefeld, Sir Francis, his letter to the lord keeper Bacon,
pope, 387, an account of the justness of her proceedings ii. 197, fined for charging the lord keeper Williams with
with Spain, upon the defection of the Low Countries, bribery, ib. note S, his cause in chancery recommended
391, refuses the inheritance of the United Provinces, 392, by the marquis of Buckingham, 206, 209.
a treaty of marriage between her and the duke of Anjou, English valour remarkable, 540, 541.
very forward, 393, is charged with setting up her image Englishmen hurt in the leg hard to cure, i. 173.
at Ludgate to be worshipped, 397, is accused of a design Entails of lands, how created, i. 581, were so strengthened
of making illegitimate offspring of her own king, 497, a by a statute of Edward I. as not to be forfeited by at-
design of poisoning her by Lopez, 398, the reasons given tainder, ib. the great inconvenience of this statute to the
for the poisoning of her, 399, allots stipends for preach- crown, 582, these mischiefs prevented by later acts of
ers in Lancashire, 359, the design of poisoning her dis- parliament, ib. some privileges still remaining to estates
covered, 401, she seems inclined to receive lord Essex in tail, ib.
again into favour, 439.

Entry, a particular case how property in lands may be
Elizabeth, queen, a discourse in her praise, i. 370, petition. gained by it, i. 577.

ed to release the four evangelists, being prisoners, 310, Envious and froward men not like dogs licking the sores,
her speech about the archduke's raising the siege of but like flies and vermin, i. 270.
Grave, 311, said, she had rather be dead thari put in Envy, how most forcible in an oblique cast, i. 194. Envy
custody, ib. her remarks upon sales, and instructions to most predominant in a man that hath no virtue, 266, who
great officers, ib. retorted upon, that a man thinks of are most exposed to this infirmity, 267, public not so
nothing when he thinks of a woman's promise, 329, 330, pernicious as private envy, ib. contracted by great men's
has great regard to personage, 330, a princess of extreme followers, 300, the canker of honour, 304.
caution, 796, yet loved admiration above safety, ib, car. Epaminondas grants that to a whore which he refused to
his friend, i. 315, a long invective against bim by the La- ii. 147, 148, substance of a letter written to the queen
cedæmonians, 324, his fortune, 294.

for him by Mr. Francis Bacon, 154, his letter to Mr.
Epictetus, saying of, i. 327, his state of man, 258.

Bacon, 141, his letter to him about speaking to queea
Epidemical diseases, i. 128.

Elizabeth in his behalf, 143, his two letters to Mr. Bacon,
Epimenides, the Candian, i. 281.

144, 145, his letter about a meeting with him, 146, bis
Episcopacy commended, i. 353.

letter to him before his expedition to Cadiz, 153.
Errhines draw phlegm and water from the head, i. 88. Essex, earl of, Bacon's apology in relation to him, i. 433,
Error in law, and error in fact, what matters they con- ii. 20.
stantly concern, i. 562.

Estates for years, how made, i. 581. See Leases.
Escape of any person for treason is itself treason, i. 675. Estates in tail, how created, i. 581, were not forfeitable by
Escheat, property in lands gained thereby two ways_by any attainder, ib. impediments in a man's disposing of

bastardy, and by attainder of felony or treason, i. 577, them, 606.
two things to be noted in escheats-first, the tenure of Eternity divided into three portions of time, i. 339.
the lands; secondly, the manner of such attainder as Ethelwold, bishop of Winchester, his charity in the time of
draweth with it the escheat, ib.

famine, i. 319.
Escheator, his office, and whence so called, i. 651.

Ethics, i. 46, 56.
Escuage, what it means, i. 578 note t, is due to the king Ethics, not to give way to politics, i. 535.
from tenants in knights' service, ib.

Evergreens, their cause, i. 148.
Esculent plants, i. 152, not esculent at all, ib.

Evil, the best condition is not to will, the next not to can,
Essays, civil and moral, i. 261. Vide ii. 44.

i. 269.
Essex, earl of, said to have but one enemy and one friend, Eunuchs dim-sighted, why, i. 160. Eunuchs envious, 296.

i. 311, 312, made twenty-four knights at the succour of Euphrates, the philosopher, i. 326.
Roan, 312, his famous expedition to Cadiz, 540, his Euripides, his saying of beautiful persons, i. 315.
treaty with the Irish rebels, 541.

Europe, state of in 1580, i. 364.
Essex, earl of, his kindness to Sir Francis Bacon, i. 434, Exactions, some complaints concerning them removed,
thing double, why, ib. pore-blind men see best near hand, | Feoffees, cases concerning them in the statute of uscs, i.
why, ib. old men at some distance, 186. Eyes are 607_609.
offended by over-great lights, ib. by interchange of light Feofsment, cases relating thereto, i. 607, more cases, 566,
and darkness on the sudden, 186, by small print, ib. wax conveyance by it in what manner performed, 583.
red in anger, in blushing not, why, ib.

gives Bacon an estate, ib. Sir Francis Bacon's advice i. 387.
to him about the queen, 435, is dissuaded from going to Examinations in chancery not to be made by interrogations,
Ireland, ib. Mr. Bacon advises the queen to send for him except in special cases, i. 720, other cases relating to
from Ireland, 435, 436. Bacon speaks very favourably examination of witnesses, ib.
for him to the queen, 436, the queen resolves to proceed Example gives a quicker impression than argument, i. 521.
against him in the star-chamber, 438, the queen seems Excess in clothes and diet to be restrained, i. 519.
again well disposed towards him, 439. Bacon solicits for Exchequer, how to be managed, i. 715.
his being restored to his fortunes, ib. papers relating to Excommunication by the pope, not lawful to kill princes
his examination, &c. at that time were suppressed by the thereupon, i. 694, the greatest judgment on earth, 358,
queen's order, ib. queen grows incensed against him, ib. never to be used but in weighty matters, ib. to be decreed
Bacon's advice to him about his conduct, ii. 10. Bacon by none but the bishop in person, assisted by other clergy,
advises him to take upon him the causes of Ireland, 15, ib. what to be used ordinarily instead of it, ib.
16, concerning his treaty with Tyrone, about the Irish Excrements are putrefactions of nourishment, i. 160. Es.
affairs, 16, advice to him about ihe Irish, and how he crements of living creatures smell ill, why, 179, of the
ought to treat them, 17, a declaration of his treasons, i. three digestions, ib, why some smell well, ib. most odious
408, &c. highly favoured by the queen, 409, his vast to a creature of the same kind, 179, 199, but less per-
ambition, ib. desirous of the government of Ireland, ib. nicious than the corruption of it, 199.
his method to persuade the queen to increase the army, Excrescences of plants, i. 143, et seq. two trials for excres.
410, makes wrong proposals to the queen about methods cences, 145. Excrescences joined with putrefaction, as
of proceeding with the rebels, ib. will have the power in oak-apples, &c. ib. Excrescences of roots, 153.
himself of pardoning all treasons, ib. will not be bound Execution, the life of the laws, i. 511.
by the council of Ireland, ib. makes a fruitless journey to Executorship, how a property in goods is gained thereby,
Munster, ib. is for making a peace with the rebels, ib. i. 587, of what extent it is, ib. the office of an executor,
secret correspondence between him and Tyrone, 411, ib. &c. his power before and after the probate of a wil,
several confessions against him, ib. his design of landing ib. how he may refuse, ib. what debts he is to pay, and
an Irish army at Milford-haven, 412, comes into England in what order, ib. any single one may execute alone, ió.
contrary to the queen's orders, 413, promises Tyrone a Exemplifications not to be made in many cases, i. 722
restitution of all their lands to the rebels, ib. the queen's Exercise, i. 48, in what bodies hurtful, ib. much not to be
tender proceedings against him, 403, 413, his design of used with a spare diet, ib. benefits of exercise, ib. evils of
seizing the queen's person, and the manner how, 413, exercise, ib. Exercise hindereth putrefaction, 123, that
415, confers with several about the method of compassing exercise best where the limbs move more than the stoe
his designs at Drury-house, 414, whát his designs were, mach or belly, 166. Exercise impinguates pot so much
ib. is summoned to appear before the council, 416, he has as frictions, why, 187, no body, natural or politic, bealth-
a design of attempting the city, 417, suspects his treasons ful without it, 286, manly exercises commended to the
to be discovered, 416, pretends an ambuscade laid for court, 520.
him by Cobham and Raleigh, 417, draws together a tu. Exercise, a good sort of one recommended to divines in the
multuous assembly at Essex-house, ib. four persons are country, and in the universities, i. 357.
sent to him from the queen, with offers of justice, who Exeter besieged by Perkin, prepares for a good defence,
are confined and rudely treated by him, ib. goes into the i. 778.
city, but nobody there joins with him, 418, is declared a Exeter, countess of, falsely accused by lady Lake and lady
traitor in the city, ib. he pretends the kingdom was to Roos, ii. 212 note S, her cause in the star-chamber, 216
be sold to the Infanta, ib. the reason of his saying so, Exigent, a writ so called, what punishment follows it, i.
with the foundation of this report, 418,421, he is blocked 580.
up by several persons in his own house, upon which he Exile, cases relating thereto, with the proceedings in tbean,
surrenders himself, 419, makes three petitions to the i. 646.
lord-lieutenant, and then surrendering, is conveyed to the Exossation of fruits, i. 183.
Tower, ib. the effect of what passed at his trial, ib. &c. Expect : blessings not expected increase the price and
the charge against him, 419, his defence, 420, the reply pleasure, i. 259.
to his defence, ib. &c. is found guilty of treason, and Expense, i. 284, rules for the regulation of it, ib.
receives judgment, 422, accuses Sir Henry Neville, ib. Experiments for profit, i. 248.
his execution and behaviour at it, 423, abstract of his Extortions, how to be punished, i. 676.
confession, under his own hand, 432, his confession to Eye of the understanding like the eye of the sense, i. 96
some clergymen, concerning the heinousness of his Eye thrust out of the head hanging only by the visual
offence, 433.

nerve, recovered sight, 130. Eyes, why both move one
Essex, earl of, his device exhibited before queen Elizabeth, way, 185, sight, why better one eye shut, ib. some see one

Ferdinand duke of Florence, his character, ii. 43 note *.

Ferdinando king of Naples, a bastard-slip of Arragon, i.

754, how he was supported by Henry VII. 760, his

league, 535.
Fabius MAXIMUS, was feared by Hannibal, i. 324.

Ferdinando of Spain, his conjunction with Maximilian, i.
Fable of Hercules and Hylas, i. 104, of the fly, 303, of the 757, sends to Henry VII. the account of the final con-
frogs in drought, 256.

quest of Granada, 758, recovers Russignion and Perpig-
Facility in ministers, worse than bribery, i. 269.

nan from the French, 760, sends Hialas, by some called
Factions, those who are good in them mean men, i. 302, to Elias, into England, 776, to treat of a marriage between

govern by them low policy, ib. when one is extinguished, Arthur and Catharine, ib.
the others subdivide, ib.

Ferrera, plots with Lopez to poison queen Elizabeth, i. 400,
Factions ought to be depressed soon, i. 713, a remedy pro-

is discovered and committed to prison, 401.
posed by Cicero for preventing factious persons, ib. Fetid smells, i. 179.
Faith, the absurdity of an implicit one, i. 689.

Fibrous bodies, i. 181, 182.
Faithful men should be rewarded as well as regarded, i. Ficinus, his fond imagination of sucking blood for prolong-

ing life, i. 184.
Falkland, lord, ii. 236, 243.

Fig tree improved by cutting off the top, i. 135.
Falling sickness, its cause and cure, i. 198.

Figs in the spring, i. 134. Indian fig taketh root from its
Fame, like fire, easy to preserve, but difficult to re-kindle, branches, 151, hath large leaves, and fruit no bigger than

i. 329, like a river bearing up light things and sinking beans, ib.
weighty, 333.

Figurable and not figurable, plebeian notions, i. 182.
Fame made a monster by the poets, i. 308, on what occa. Figures of plants, i. 148.

sion said to be daughter of the earth, 309, how to dis- Figures, or tropes in music, have an agreement with the
cern between true and false fames, ib. increases virtue, as figures of rhetoric, i. 99.
heat is redoubled by reflexion, 255.

Filum Medicinale, i. 91.
Family of love, a heresy which came from the Dutch, i. Finances, how to be ordered after the union of England

and Scotland, i. 458.
Fanatics, their preaching condemned, i. 350, their manner Finch, Sir Henry, some account of him, ii. 104 note 4.
of handling the Scriptures censured, ib.

Fine, what it is, i. 583, how conveyances are made this
Fascination, the opinion of it ancient, and ever by the eye, way, ib. claim must be made in five years after proclama.
i. 194, ever by love or envy, ib.

tions issued in the common pleas, or else any one loses
Fat, extracted out of fesh, i. 158.

his right herein for ever, ib. some exceptions to this, ib.
Father, his prerogative is before the king's, in the custody is a feoffment of record, ib.
of his children, i. 485.

Fines for alienations of the greatest antiquity, i. 590, of
Favour, how to be dispensed, i. 300.

several kinds, ib.
Favourites, judges should have none, i. 305, kings and Fir and pine-trees, why they mount, i. 143.

great princes, even the wisest, have had their favourites, Fire and time work the same effects, i. 117, preserve bo-
509, to ripen their judgments and ease their cares, ib. dies, 123. Fire tanneth not as the sun doth, 130. Fire
or to screen themselves from envy, ib. should never in- and hot water heat differently, 158. Fires subterrany,
terpose in courts of justice, 511.

eruptions of then out of plains, 126. Fire and air forc-
Fealty was sworn to the king by every tenant in knight's show winds, 177.
service, i. 578.

Fire of diseases how to be put out, i. 198, to be extinguish-
Fear, how it loosens the belly, and causes trembling, &c. ed as the fire of a house, ib.

i. 89. Fear, the impressions thereof, 163, 195, paleness, Firmarius, the derivation and force of this word, i. 618.
trembling, standing up of the hair, screeching, 163, Fish of the sea put into fresh water, i. 162. Fishes fore-
Fearful natures suspicious, 287, just fear sufficient show rain, 178. Fishes greater than any beasts, the
ground of war, 534. Fears in dimmer lights than facts,

cause, 183.

Shell-fish, some have male and female,

some not, 186.
Feathers of birds, why of such fine colours, i. 83, how the Fishery, no mineral like it, i. 517, 519.

colour of them may be changed, 96, age changeth them, Fitz-Gerard, Thomas, earl of Kildare, and deputy of Ire-
ib. Feathers burnt suppress the mother, 193.

land, proclaims Simnel, the counterfeit Plantagenet, i.
Features and proportions improved, or altered for the 738, invades England in conjunction with the earl of
worse, i. 86.

Lincoln and lord Lovel, 740, slain in battle near Newark,
Fee-farms, what, i. 588.

Fee-simple, estates so held, i. 582, their advantages, ib. Fitz-Herbert, what he says of fines, i. 590.
Felo de se, how to be punished, i. 571, several cases relating | Fitz-Walter, lord, supports Perkin, i. 763, John Ratcliffe,
thereto, 645.

lord Fitz-Walter, apprehended, 765, convicted and con-
Felons, if penitent, recommended to expiate their offences veyed to Calais in hope, ib. beheaded for dealing with his
in the mines, i. 247.

keeper to escape, ib.
Felony, if committed by a mad-man, why excusable, but Fitz-Williams's case, i. 628.

not so if by a man drunk, i. 555, cases in the statute re- Fixation of bodies, i. 175.
lating thereto explained in many instances, 560, by mis- Flame, of powder, how it dilateth and moveth, i. 83.
chance, how to be punished, 571, other cases of felony, Flame and air mix not, 86, except in the spirits of ve-
ib. Aying for it makes a forfeiture of the goods, 580, getables, ib. and of living creatures, ib. their wonderful
several cases in which a man becomes guilty of it, 644, effects, mixed, ib. form of flame would be globular, and
the method of punishment, and other proceedings relat- not pyramidal, 87, would be a lasting body, if not ex-
ing to it, ib. punishment of it is hanging, and it is a ques- tinguished by air, ib. mixeth not with air, ib. burneth
tion whether the king has power to change it to behead- stronger on the sides than in the midst, ib. is irritated
ing, ib. accessaries therein, when punishable or not, 645, by the air ambient, ib. opinion of the peripatetics of the
a farther account of the trial, punishment, and other pro- element of fire, ib. preyeth upon oil, as air upon water,
ceedings in it, ib.

96, experiments about its duration, 126, et seq. taketh
Female and male in plants, i. 151, the differences of female in no other body into it, but converteth it, 175, more

and male in several living creatures, 183, the causes easy to move than air, 177. Flame causeth water to
thereof, ib.

rise, 188. Flame, the continuance of it according to
De Feodis, all laws about them are but additionals to the several bodies, 126, observation about going out of
ancient civil law, i. 485.

flame, 127, lasting thereof in candles of several mixtures,
i. 780, his reflections on the discoveries of Columbus, ib.

pope, ib.

ib. of several wicks, ib. in candles laid in bran, ib. in.lamps, Fountains, with regard to the beauty and refreshment in
ib. where it draweth the nourishment far, ib. in a tur- gardens, i. 299.
reted lamp, ib. where it is kept close from air, ib. ac- Fowle, Mr. ii. 205.
cording to the temper of the air, ib. irritated by cold, ib. Fowls, water-fowls foreshow rain, i. 178.
experiment about fame, 188.

Fowlys, Sir David, some account of him, ii. 26 note ..
Flammock, the lawyer, Thomas, incites the Cornish men Fox, bishop of Exeter, made counsellor to Henry VII i.

to rebel against the subsidy, i. 773, is taken and exe- 735, made lord privy-seal, and successively bishop of
cuted, 775.

Bath and Wells, Durbam, Winchester, ib. sent op em-
Flatterer, his words make against the man in whose behalf bassage to James III. of Scotland, 742, one of the com-

they are spoken, i. 308, no such Aatterer as a man's missioners of trade, 772, his great diligence in opposing
self, 283, several sorts and ranks of them, 303. Flat. the king of Scots, 776, takes a journey to Scotland about
tery of princes as criminal as drawing the sword against the breach of truce, 781, his character, 784, the main
them, 509.

instrument of the marriage between the lady Margaret
Fleming, Sir Thomas, lord chief justice of the king's bench, and the king of Scots, 785, concludes the match between
dies, ii. 163 note t.

Charles prince of Castile and Mary second daughter of
Fleming, Adrian, the son of a Dutch brewer, made cardi. Henry VII. 792.
nal of Tortosa, i. 750, preceptor to Charles V. and Fragile bodies, i. 180. Fragility, its cause, 181.

France, its flourishing state, i. 742. Vide Charles VIII.
Flemings, i. 752, 757, 759, 765, 773, call the treaty at France, the union of its duchies, &c. i. 450, king of, changes

Windsor, made between Henry VII. and Philip king of his religion, 442, its afflicted condition, 381.
Castile, "intercursus malus,” 790. England a back of Francis, duke of Britany, loses his memory, and is under
steel to the Flemings, 536.

the direction of the duke of Orleans, i. 744, his death
Flesh, human, its venomous quality, i. 85. Flesh dissolved after his army was beaten, 748.

into fat, 158. Flesh edible and not edible, 184, the Francis I. i. 314, his noble nature, 320.
causes of each, ib. horse's flesh sometimes eaten, ib. Francis, Matthew, serjeant-at-arıns, has a quarrel with
man's flesh likewise, 85, 184, said to be eaten by witches, Mr. Colles, ii. 263.

Franckalmoigne, a sort of tenure, i. 624, its origin and dig.
Flies in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i. 166.

nity, ib.
Flight of birds, why the swiftest motion, i. 158.

Frauds, how to be punished, i. 676.
Flint laid at the bottom of a tree, why it helpeth the growth, Freedoms, of four kinds among the Romans, i. 452, how to
i. 133.

be managed after the union of England and Scotland, 459.
Float and refloat of the sea, i. 191.

Freeholders of some manors do hold by suit of court, 1. 579.
Flowers smell best whose leaves smell not, i. 129, how to French disease, its supposed original, i. 85.

enlarge flowers, and increase their odours, 133 et seq. French king's titles how they rival the emperor's, i. 257.
Flowers growing amongst the corn, and no where else, Frenchmen hurt in the head hard to cure, i. 173, wiser
138, to have flowers open at the sun's approach very than they seem, 281.
obvious, ib. Flowers, inscription of them on trees, 140, Friar Bacon's illusion, i. 170.
to induce colour into flowers, 141. Flowers, how made Friction, a fartherer of nourishment, i. 91, why it maketh
double, ib. to make them double in fruit-trees, 142. the parts more fleshy, 186, why it impinguateth more
Flowers all exquisitely figured, 148, numbers of their than exercise, 187.
leaves, ib. Flowers in gardens, 298.

Friends ought not to be forgiven, according to Cosmus
Fly, the fable of it, i. 303.

duke of Florence, i. 264, the world a wilderness without
Flying in the air of a body unequal, i. 174, of a body sup- friends, 282, the manifold fruits of friendship, 282, 283,
ported with feathers, 187.

a false friend more dangerous than an open enemy, 509.
Foliambe, Francis, i. 207.

Friendship, i. 281.
Folietanes, feeding on leaves, a religious order, why put Frion, Stephen, secretary in the French tongue to Henry
down by the pope, 89.

VII. i. 762, gained by lady Margaret, ib. deserts Perkin,
Followers and friends, i. 300, costly ones make the train 777.

longer than the wings, ib. their several denominations, ib. Frogs in excess, why a sign of a pestilential year, i. 166,
Fomentation, or bath for the gout, i. 253.

the fable of the frogs in a drought, 256.
Food, the selling of that which is unwholesome, or at un- Fruits, causes of their maturation, i. 120, several instances
reasonable rates, how to be punished, i. 677.

thereof, ib. the dulcoration thereof by other means, 184.
Force, all oppressions thereby how to be punished, i. 676. Fruit cut or pierced rots sooner, 122, enlarged, hox, 183
Foreign plants, i. 146, how best removed, 152.

Fruit pricked as it groweth ripens sooner, 131
Foresight, the wisdom of it, ii. 90 note t.

made fairer by plucking off some blossoms, ib. Fruit
Forest and chases, much good land recoverable from them, tree grafted upon a wild tree, 135. Fruit why dulco-
i. 517.

rated by applying of swine's dung, 136, also by chaff and
Forfeitures, how a property in goods is gained thereby, i. swine's dung mingled, ib. enlarged by being covered with

a pot, as it groweth, ib. Fruits compound, 137. Fruits
Forfeitures, or fines, not to be anticipated or farmed out, of divers kinds upon one tree, 140. Fruits of divers
i. 520.

shapes and figures, ib. Fruits with inscriptions upon
Forgiveness is natural to generous minds, i. 678.

them, ib. Fruits that are red within, 141. Fruits
“ Forma Pauperis," when to be admitted as a proper plea, coming twice a year, 147. Fruits made without core or
i, 722.

stone, 142. Trees with and without flowers and fruits,
Formalist worse for business than an absurd man, i. 281. 148, preserved, bow, 152. Fruits that have juices fit
Forming of parts in young creatures, i. 86.

and unfit for drink, 153. Fruits sweet before they be
Fornication, the guilt and odiousness of it represented, i. ripe, 154, which never sweeten, ib. Fruit blossoming
210, 211.

hurt by south winds, 156.
Fortescue, Sir John, under-treasurer and chancellor of the Fuel consuming little, i. 172. Fuel cheap, it.
exchequei, i. 596, č. 153.

Full of the moon, several effects of it, i. 188, 189, trials for
Fortitude, the true notions of it are lost, i. 680, distinguishes further observations, ib.
rightly between the grounds of quarrels, ib.

Fullerton, Sir James, letter to him from the lord keeper
Fortune, like a market, i. 278.

Bacon, ii. 200.
Fortune, i. 293, though blind is not invisible, 294, confi. Fumes taken in pipes, i. 193.

dence and reputation the daughters of Fortune, ib. Fumitory, a preservative against the spleen, i. 159.
Fortunes, inequality between those of England and Scot-
land, i. 464

Fossils, how they differ from plants, i. 150, their many me-

GABATO, Sebastian, a native of Venice living at Bristol.
Foundations and gifts, i. 290.

et seq.

dicinal uses,

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