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33. To my lord of Essex

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LETTERS.

34. To my lord of Essex

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35. To Sir John Stanhope

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LETTERS IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

36. To my lord of Essex

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LETTER

PAGE 37. To my lord of Essex

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1. To a noble lord

138. To my lord of Essex

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2. A letter of ceremony to queen Elizabeth,

39. To the queen

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upon the sending of a new year's gift. 140. To Sir Robert Cecil

3. A letter of ceremony to queen Elizabeth, 41. To Sir Robert Cecil

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upon the sending of a new year's gift
142. To Foulk Grevil

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4. To the queen

143. To my lord of Essex

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5. To the queen

244. To Sir Robert Cecil, at his being in France 15

6. To the queen

245. To Sir Robert Cecil

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7. To my lord treasurer Burghley

246. A letter of advice to the earl of Essex, to

8. To the lord treasurer Burghley

3 take upon him the care of Irish causes, when

9. To the lord treasurer Burghley

3 Mr. Secretary Cecil was in France

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10. To the lord treasurer Burghley

4 47. A letter of advice to the earl of Essex, upon

11. To the lord treasurer Burghley, in excuse of the first treaty with Tyrone, before the earl

the author's speech in parliament against the was nominated for the charge of Ireland 16

triple subsidy

4 48. A letter of advice to my lord of Essex, imme-

12. To the lord keeper of the great seal

5 diately before his going into Ireland

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13. To the lord keeper

5 49. To my lord of Essex

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14. To the lord keeper

550. A letter to the earl of Essex, in offer of his

15. To the lord keeper

5 service when he was first enlarged to Essex

16. To the lord keeper

5 house

18

17. To the lord keeper

6 51. An answer of my lord of Essex to the pre-

18. To the lord keeper

6 ceding letter of Mr. Bacon

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19. To the lord keeper

652. To my lord of Essex

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20. To the lord keeper

6 53. To my lord of Essex

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21. To the lord keeper

654. To Sir Robert Cecil

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22. A letter to the lord treasurer Burghley, re- 55. To my lord Henry Howard

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commending his first suit, touching the soli- 56. Two letters framed, the one as from Mr.
citor's place

7 Antony Bacon to the earl of Essex ; the

2. To the lord keeper

7 other as the earl's answer thereunto'

20

24. To the lord keeper

8 57. A letter framed as from the earl; in answer

3. To the lord keeper

8 to the former letter

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25. To the lord keeper

8 58. A letter to Mr. Secretary Cecil, after the de-

27. To the lord keeper

8 feating of the Spanish forces in Ireland ;

28. To the lord keeper

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inciting him to embrace the care of reducing

29. To the lord keeper

9 that kingdom to civility, with some reasons

30. To the lord keeper

9 sent enclosed

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31. To the lord keeper

10 Considerations touching the queen's service in

32. To my lord of Essex

10 Ireland

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VOL. II.

LETTERS IN THE REIGN OF KING JAMES.

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59. To my lord of Canterbury

25 89. To my lady Packington

60. To Sir Thomas Lucy

25 90. To the king, touching the solicitor's place 36

61. A letter of recommendation of his service to 91. To the earl of Salisbury, upon a new-year's
the earl of Northumberland, a few days before

tide

37
queen Elizabeth's death

25 92. To Mr. Matthew, imprisoned for religion 37

93. To Mr. Matthew
94. To Sir George Carew, on sending him the

treatise “In felicem memoriam Elizabethæ" 37

62. To Mr. Fowlys

26 95. To the king, upon presenting the “Dis-

63. To Mr. Fowlys

26 course touching the Plantation of Ireland”, 38

64. To Sir Thomas Chaloner, then in Scotland, 96. To the bishop of Ely, upon sending his

before his Majesty's entrance

26 writing entitled, “Cogitata et Visa"

65. An offer of service to the king, upon his first 97. To Sir Thomas Bodley, after he had im-

coming in

27 parted to him a writing, entitled, “ Cogitata

66. A letter to the lord of Kinlosse, upon his

et Visa”

39

Majesty's entrance

27 98. Sir Thomas Bodley's letter to Sir Francis

67. A letter to Dr. Morison, a Scottish phy- Bacon, about his “Cogitata et Visa," wherein

sician, upon his Majesty's coming in

28 he declareth his opinion freely touching the

68. To Mr. Davies, gone to meet the king 28

39

69. To Mr. Robert Kempe, upon the death of 99. To Mr. Matthew, upon sending to him a

queen Elizabeth

28 part of " Instauratio magna"

42

70. To the earl of Northumberland, recommend- 100. To Mr. Matthew

42

ing a proclamation to be made by the king at 101. To Mr. Matthew

42

his entrance

28 102. To Mr. Matthew, upon sending his book,

71. To the earl of Southampton, upon the king's “ De Sapientia Veterum”

43

coming in

29 103. To the king

43

72. To Mr. Matthew, signifying the proceedings 104. To the king

43

of king James, at his first entrance into 105. To the prince of Wales, dedicating his

England

29 Essays" to him

44

73. To the earl of Northumberland

30 | 106. To the earl of Salisbury, lord treasurer 44

74. A letter to Mr. Murray of the king's bed- 107. To my lord mayor

44

chamber

30 | 108. To Sir Vincent Skinner

45

75. To Mr. Pierce, secretary to the lord deputy 109. To Sir Henry Saville

45

of Ireland

30 A discourse touching helps for the intellectual

76. To the earl of Northampton, desiring him

powers

46

to present the “Advancement of Learning" to Of helps of the intellectual powers

47

the king

31 110. Sir Francis Bacon to Mr. Matthew, about

77. To Sir Thomas Bodley, upon sending his his writings, and the death of a friend 47

book of “ Advancement of Learning”

31 111. To the king

48

78. To the earl of Salisbury, upon sending the 112. To the king, touching Peacham's cause 49

“ Advancement of Learning"

31 113. To the king

50

79. To the lord treasurer Buckhurst, on the 114. To the king, touching Peacham, &c. 50

same subject

32 115. To the king, touching my lord chancellor's

80. To the lord chancellor Egerton, on the same

recovery, &c.

53

subject

32 116. To the king, concerning Owen's cause, &c. 53

81. To Mr. Matthew

32 117. To the king, about a certificate of lord

82. To Dr. Playfere, desiring him to translate

chief justice Coke

the “ Advancement” into Latin

32 | 118. To the king

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83. To the lord chancellor, touching the “ His- 119. To the king

55

tory of Britain”

33 120. To the king, of revenue and profit

56

84. To the king, touching the “ History of his 121. To the king

57

Times"

34 122. To the king, concerning the new company 57

85. A letter of expostulation to Sir Edward 123. To Sir George Villiers, about Roper's

Coke, attorney-general

34 place

58

86. To the earl of Salisbury, concerning the

124. To the king

58

solicitor's place

35 125. To the king, advising him to break off with

87. Another letter to the earl of Salisbury, the new company

59

touching the solicitor's place

35 126. To the king, touching the chancellor's

88. To the lord chancellor, concerning the soli-

sickness

60

citor's place

35 | 127. To the king

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LETTER

128. A letter to the king, of my lord chan. 168. To the lord viscount Villiers

cellor's amendment, and the difference begun 169. To the earl of Buckingham, on the same

between the chancery and king's bench

day Sir Francis Bacon was declared lord

129. To Sir George Villiers

62 keeper of the great seal

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130. To Sir George Villiers, about swearing him 170. To the earl of Buckingham

92

into the privy council

62 171. To the university of Cambridge

131. To the king, of the chancery and king's 172. To the earl of Buckingham

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bench

62 173. To the earl of Buckingham

93

132. To the king, on the breach of the new 174. To Mr. Matthew, censuring some astrono-

company

64 mers in Italy .

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133. To Sir George Villiers

65 175. To the king, about the Spanish match

94

134. To his Majesty, about the earl of Somerset 66 176. To the earl of Buckingham

135. To his Majesty, about the chancellor's 177. An account of council business, and other

place

66 matters

95

136. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of 178. A note of some precedents as come nearest

Somerset

67 the case of the lord Brackley : referred to in

137. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of the foregoing letter

96

Somerset

68 | 179. To the lord keeper

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138. A letter to the king, with his Majesty's

180. To the earl of Buckingham

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observations upon it

68 181. To the earl of Buckingham

139. To Sir George Villiers, about the earl of 182. To the king

97

Somerset

70 183. To the earl of Buckingham

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140. To Sir George Villiers, of Somerset's

184. To the king

98

arraignment.

70 185. To the earl of Buckingham

99

141. To the king, about Somerset's examination 71 186. A memorial for his Majesty

142. An expostulation to the lord chief justice

187. To the earl of Buckingham

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Coke

71 188. To the earl of Buckingham

100

143. To Sir George Villiers

74 189. To the earl of Buckingham

101

14. To the king, about the Commendams . 74 190. To the lord keeper

101

145. A memorial for his Majesty, 1616

75 191. To the earl of Buckingham

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146. To Sir George Villiers

77 192. To the earl of Buckingham

102

147. To Sir George Villiers

77 193. To the earl of Buckingham

102

148. Touching the Commendams

77 | 194. To the king

102

149. To Sir George Villiers

82 195. To the marquis of Buckingham

103

150. To Sir George Villiers

82 196. To Mr. Matthew, about reading and giving

151. To Sir George Villiers

83 judgment upon his writings

103

152. To Sir George Villiers

83197. To the marquis of Buckingham

104

153. To Sir George Villiers, about Irish affairs 83 198. To the lord chancellor

104

154. To the king

84 199. To the king

105

155. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his bill 200. To the lord chancellor

105

for viscount

85 201. To the marquis of Buckingham

105

156. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his pa- 202. To the marquis of Buckingham

106

tent.

85 203. To the marquis of Buckingham

106

157. To the king, of Sir George Villiers’s patent 86 204. To the marquis of Buckingham

106

158. To Sir George Villiers, on sending his pa- 205. To the marquis of Buckingham

106

tent sealed

86 206. To the marquis of Buckingham

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159. To sir George Villiers, acknowledging the 207. To the marquis of Buckingham

107

king's favour

86 208. To the marquis of Buckingham

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160. To the king

86 209. To the lord chancellor

108

161. To the lord viscount Villiers

87 210. To the marquis of Buckingham

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162 Reasons why the new company is not to be 211. To the marquis of Buckingham

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trusted and continued with the trade of 212. To the king

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cloths

87 213. To the king

109

163. To the lord viscount Villiers

88 214. To the marquis of Buckingham

110

164. To the lord viscount Villiers

88 | 215. To the lord chancellor

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165. To Sir Francis Bacon, his Majesty's attor- 216. To the lord chancellor

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ney-general

89 217. To Sir Thomas Leigh and Sir Thomas

The case of John Bertram

89 Puckering, knights and baronets

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166. To the lord viscount Villiers

89 218. To the marquis of Buckingham

111

167. To the lord viscount Villiers, about duels 90 | 219. To the lord chancellor

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LETTER

220. To the lord chancellor

111 274. To the lord marquis of Buckingham, high

221. To the marquis of Buckingham

111 admiral of England

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222. To the lord chancellor

112 275. To Father Redempt. Baranzan

128

223. To the marquis of Buckingham

112 276. To the king

128

224. To the lord chancellor

112 | 277. To Mr. Matthew, employing him to do a

225. To the marquis of Buckingham

112 good office with a great man

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226. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 278. To the lord Digby, on his going to Spain 130

227. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 279. To Mr. Matthew

130

228. To the marquis of Buckingham

113 280. An expostulation to the marquis of Buck-

229. To the lord chancellor

114 ingham

131

230. To the marquis of Buckingham

114 281. To the lord St. Alban

131

231. To the lord chancellor

114 282. To the marquis of Buckingham

132

232. To the marquis of Buckingham

114 283. To the duke of Buckingham

132

233. To the marquis of Buckingham

114 284. To the lord St. Alban

132

234. To the king

115 285. To the duke of Buckingham

132

235. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 | 286. To the lord St. Alban

133

236. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 287. To the lord St. Alban

133

237. To the marquis of Buckingham

115 288. To the duke of Buckingham

133

238. To the marquis of Buckingham

116 289. To the lord St. Alban

133

239. To the king

116 290. To the lord St. Alban

133

240. To the marquis of Buckingham

116 291. To the duke of Buckingham

133

241. To the lord chancellor

117 292. To the lord St. Alban

134

242. A letter from the king to the lord chan- 293. To the lord treasurer Marlborough, expos-

cellor, upon his lordship’s sending to his tulating about his unkindness and injustice 134

Majesty his “Novum Organum”

117 294. To the king

134

243. To the marquis of Buckingham

117 295. Answer to the foregoing, by king James 135

244. Draught of a proclamation for a parliament, 296. The lord viscount St. Alban to Dr. Wil-

referred to in the preceding letter

118 liams, bishop of Lincoln, concerning his

245. To the lord chancellor

119 speeches, &c.

135

246. To Sir Henry Wotton

120 297. The bishop's answer

135

247. Lord St. Alban to Mr. Matthew

120 298. To the queen of Bohemia

248. To Mr. Matthew, believing his danger less 299. A letter of the lord Bacon's in French, to

than he found it

120 the marquis Fiat, relating to his " Essays" 136

249. To Mr. Matthew, expressing great acknow- 300. To the earl of Arundel and Surry, just

ledgment and kindness

120

before his death, being the last letter he

250. To Mr. Matthew, owning his impatient

ever wrote

136

attention to do him service

120

251. To the marquis of Buckingham

121 LETTERS, SPEECHES, CHARGES, ADVICES, &c. OF LORD

252. To the marquis of Buckingham

121

CHANCELLOR BACON,

253. To the lord chancellor

122

FIRST PUBLISHED BY DR. BIRCH, IN ONE VOLUME

254. To the lord chancellor

122

OCTAVO, in 1763.

255. To the marquis of Buckingham

122

256. To the king

122 | The Dedication to Mr. Yorke

· 137

257. To the king

123 | The Preface

138

258. To the king's most excellent Majesty 123 To Mr. Robert Cecil

140

259. To the prince of Wales

123 To the earl of Essex

140

260. To the king

124 To Sir John Puckering, lord keeper

141

261. To the marquis of Buckingham

124 To alderman John Spencer

141

262. A memorial for his Majesty's service 124 To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

141

263. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To Mr. Bacon from lord treasurer Burghley 142

264. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To Mr. Bacon from Sir Robert Cecil

142

265. To the marquis of Buckingham

125 To the queen

142

266. To the king

125 To Robert Kemp, of Gray's Inn, Esq.

142

267. To the lord St. Alban

126 To the earl of Essex

142

268. To the marquis of Buckingham

126 | To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

143

269. To the lord St. Alban

126 To Mr. Bacon from the earl of Essex

143

270. To the lord St. Alban

126 To the earl of Essex

144

271. To the lord St. Alban

126 To Sir Robert Cecil

144

272. To the marquis of Buckingham

127 Sir Robert Cecil's answer

144

273. To the king's most excellent Majesty 127 | Earl of Essex to Mr. Bacon

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