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Celibacy, Essay on, vi, 391, 392, 547–548.
Celerity in execution, vi. 428.
Celestial bodies, their influence on earthly

matters, vi. 513. Celsus, a wise man, as well as a physician, vi.

453, 563. Centeno Diego, Francis Carvajal to, vii. 146. Ceremonies and respects, Essay on, vi. 500,

501, 527, 576, 577. ceremonies and green rushes are for

strangers, vii. 198. Ceres, her search for Proserpine, vi. 758, 761.

Proserpinæ mater, vi. 680.
discovered by Pan, meaning of the fable,

vi. 713.

a Pane inventa, vi. 640. Certainty, three degrees of, presence, name,

and demonstration or reference, vii. 380,

381. person uncertain, how far within the Sta.

tute of Uses, vii. 437, 438. in pleading, vii. 339, 341, 361. See

Ambiguity. Certiorari, vii. 762. Cestui que use, savings in favour of, by

Statute of Uses, vii. 432, 433.

when in at common law, vii. 439–442. Challenge of blood, vii. 369. Chancery, the general conscience of the realm,

vii. 401.

ordinances in, vii. 759. Chantries, the Statute of, vii. 356. Chaos coeval with Cupid, vi. 729.

coævum Amori, vi. 654. Characters of a believing Christian, vii. 292

- 297. probably not by Bacon, vii. 289-291. Chariot-driver of cruelty, Reason employed as,

vi. 543. Charitas, de exaltatione ejus, vii. 235. Charities, defer not until death, vi. 462, 566. Charity, the exaltation of, vii. 244. Charles the Bald, Scottus' answer to, vii. 141. Charles the Hardy, Duke, vi. 439. Charles, Prince, of England, his proposed

marriage with the Infanta, vii. 3. Charles, Prince of Castile, marriage treaty be.

tween him and Mary, daughter of Henry

VII. vi. 236. Charles, King of Sweden, his treatment of

the Jesuit colleges, vii. 136. Charles VIII. of France, his relations with

Henry VII. of England, vi. 63.
his ambition, ib.
projects respecting Brittaine, vi. 63, 64.
sends ambassadors to Henry VII. vi.

besieges Nantes, vi. 70, 116.
ambassadors of Henry VII. outwitted

by him, vi. 82. conquers Brittaine, vi. 84. Treaty of Frankfort with Maximilian, vi,

102. contracted to the daughter of Maximilian,


Charles VII.--continued.

marries Anne, Dutchess of Brittaine, vi.

112, 114, 115. designs on Naples, vi. 107. on the Ottoman Empire, ib. makes a peace with Ferdinando and Isa.

bella, vi. 129.
peace of Estaples with Henry VII. r.

129, 131.
conquered Naples, and lost it, vi. 158.
sends an embassy to England, vi. 183.

his death, vi. 201. Charters, what the king may grant, vii. 509–

512. Chaste women often proud, vi. 392, 548. Chattels, property in, how gained, vii. 499.

not within the Statute of Uses, vii. 424.

See Property. Chepstow Bridge, who charged with the re

pairs of, vii. 599. Cheshire proverb, “God send him joy, and

some sorrow too,” vii. 184, Chess, vi. 402. Chester, Earldom of, an appanage to the prin

cipality of Wales, vi. 152. exempt from the jurisdiction of the Court

of the Marches, vii. 571, 593, 598,

599, 609, Chester's wytt to deprave, and otherwise not

wyse, vii. 209. Chievances, unlawful, which is bastard usury,

vi. 87. Children, and Parents, essay on, vi. 390, 391,

548, 549. benefit of having children, vi. 390, 548. unequal distribution of parental affection,

ib. treatment and education of, vi. 390_-394,

548. Chilon on gold, vii. 157. China, ordnance used in for 2000 years, vi.

516. Chivalry, orders of, vi. 451. Chressenor, Thomas, tried for Perkin War

beck's rebellion, and pardoned, vi. 148. Christ, incarnation of, vii. 223. Christian Paradoxes, vii. 292—297.

probably not by Bacon, vii. 289—291. Christianity, a war for its propagation, whe

ther justifiable, vii. 23. a bond among nations, vii. 35. worthy to be received, though not con

firmed by miracles, vii. 159. Chudleigh's case, vii. 391, 393, 395, 402, 408,

Bacon's argument in, vii. 617-636.

limitations in, vii. 617. Church, unity in the, vi. 381.

controversies in, vi. 382—383, 543, 544.
Catholic, vii. 224.
visible, ib.
the keeper of the Scriptures, vii. 254.
penalties for dissuading from attendance

at, vii. 743.
Churmne of reproaches and taunts, vi. 195.

Chymistæ theorica eorum sine fundamento, Clodius to Cicero, vij. 128. practica sine certo pignore, vi. 682.

Closeness, vi. 387. Cicadam, Tithonus cur versus in, vi. 653. Cloth of estate, the king sat under, vi. 17. Cicero on the piety of the Romans, vi. 415, Coape, Sir Walter, carried the mastership of 560.

the wards against Bacon, vii. 182. of the vanity of Pompey, vi. 432.

Cobali, attendants of Bacchus, vi. 741. of Rabirius Posthumus, vi. 460, 567.

circa Bacchum subsultabant, vi. 665. his books, De Oratore and Orator, vi. 482. Cobham, Lord, firm to Henry VII, against to Piso, vi. 436, 566.

the Cornish rebels, vi. 177. warned beforehand against Octavius, vi. Cocks may be made capons, but capons not 663, 739.

cocks, vii. 165. his conduct in banishment, vii. 12.

Codification of the law, vii. 731–743. bis eulogy on the Academics, vii. 78. Cælum, or the origin of things, the fable inClodius' retort to, vii. 128.

terpreted, vi. 723—725. of a lady's age, vii. 130.

his genitals cut off by Saturn, vi. 723. to Pompey, vii. 134.

is the concave which encloses all matter, on the law against bribery by the gover

ib. nors of provinces, vii. 152.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 649, 650. quæ miremur, habemus ; quæ laudemus, genitalia ejus a Saturno demessa, vi. 649. expectamus, vii. 89.

concavum quod materiam complectitur, ib. Cineas to Pyrrhus, of the value of conquests, Coinage, regulated by statute of Henry VII. vii. 152.

vi. 224. Cioli, Andrea, his translation of Bacon's Essays his profitable recoinages, vi. 225. for Cosmo de' Medici, vi, 370.

statutes of Henry VII. respecting, vi. Circuits of the Judges, vii. 471-476.

96. Civil conversation, notes lor, vii. 109, 110.

counterfeiting foreign coin current, ib. Civil law and English, diversities between, Coke, Sir Edward, mentions the Great Counvii. 321.

cil, but not its functions, vi. 218. Uses in time of Augustus, vii. 407, 408.

what he knew about the death of Prince Claudius Appius, only two men great in his

Henry, vi. 321, 322. tory carried away by love, he one, vi. 397. to an unexpected guest, vii. 143. C'arence, Duke of, vi. 45.

his argument in Chudleigh's case, vii. Clausula derogatoria, vii. 369-372.

402. vel dispositio inutilis, per præsumptionem Cokers, a name given to labourers from Shires

remotam, vel causam ex post facto, non on the Welsh borders, vii. 608.
fulcitur, vii. 374-378.

Collyweston, Henry VII. brings his daughter Clerks convict, to be burned in the hand, vi. Margaret so far on her way to Scotland, vi. 87.

216. and ministers of law courts, vi. 509, 584. Colonization, essay on, vi. 457-459. Clement, Pope, his reply to the cardinal re- who fit for colonists, vi. 457. presented in M. Angelo's picture, vii. 130.

choice of site, ib. Clement VII. vii. 19.

government of, vi. 459. Clement, James, murderer of the Duke of support of, by the parent country, ib.

Guise, correction by Bacon in Camden, vi. by the Romans, vii. 661. 355.

Colour, beauty of, inferior to beauty of favour, Cleon, his dream, vi. 464.

and of motion, vi. 479, 570. Clergy, benefit of, vii. 367, 473, 474.

Colours that show best by candlelight, vi. curtailed by statute of Henry VII. vi.

468. 87.

of good and evil, vii. 78—92. an overgrown, brings a state to necessity, prefice, vii. 67—7). vi. 410.

Colthurst's case, vii. 560. Clifford, Sir Robert, vi. 252.

Columbus sends his brother Bartholomæus to joins Perkin Warbeck in Flanders, vi.

Henry VII. vi. 197. 140.

his offer of the Indies to Henry VII. vii. declares him to be the Duke of York, vi.

659. 141.

Columbina innocentia, et serpentina prudentia, won over by King Henry's spies, vi. 144. vii, 234, 235. gives information to Henry VII. of the Comets, their influences, vi. 513.

partizans of Perkin Warbeck, vi. 149. Comineus, on Duke Charles the Hardy, vi. pardoned by the king, ib.

439. impeaches Sir William Stanley, ib.

Commandments, the old woman's answer to Chilon, that kings' favourites were like dice, the minister, vii. 180. vi. 143.

Commission of Union between England and Clipping coins, statute of Henry VII. relating

Scotland, vi. 426. to, vi, 224.

standing commissions commended, vi. 426.

Commissions of the Judges, Oyer and Termi

ner, vii. 472. gaol delivery, ib. assize, vii. 474. nisi prius, vii. 474, 475. of the peace, vii. 476. examinations and depositions in Chancery,

vii. 768, 769. Committing a cause, Lord Keeper Egerton's

saying, vii. 171. Common, grants of, vii. 342. Common Place, Court of, its jurisdiction, vi.

85. Common Pleas, institution of, vii. 471, 472. Commons, House of, substituted for Lower

House" in 2nd edition of Apophthegms,

vii, 118. little danger to be apprehended from, in

a state, except, &c., vi. 422. Comnenus, Manuel, his heresy, vii. 23. Comparative Mythology, Max Müller's Essay

on, vi. 610_614. his theory contrasted with Bacon's, vi.

611. Composition implies neediness, vii. 83. Concordia, Lionel, Bishop of, nuntio from Pope

Alexander VI. to France and England, vi.

113. Condition, collateral, vii. 353. Conditores imperiorum, vi. 505, 506, 532. Confession, proof of the antiquity of in the

Church, vii. 155. of faith, vii. 219–226. Confidence daughter of Fortune, vi. 573, 575. Conflict of rules of law, vii. 336. Confusion maketh things muster more, vii. 82. Congresall, Captain of Perkin Warbeck's

French guard, vi. 138. Conqueror, tenures of land instituted by, vii.


our laws derived from, vii. 464. Conquest, the right of civilised nations to en

croach on savages, vii. 21. Cineas to Pyrrbus, of the value of, vii.

152. appropriation of lands at the, vii. 476. the naturalization of conquered subjects,

vii. 659—662,

a remitter to the ancient right, vii. 673. Consalvo, vi. 511.

of a soldier's honour, vii. 150.
of the gentleman who came after the fight,

vii. 145. Conservation of life, necessity of, when a

good plea, vii. 343, 344. Conservators of the Peace, their office, vii.

468, 469. Consideration of blood, when good, vii. 368.

in a deed, vii. 403, 404. Consilium magnum, vi. 249.

regum, fabula Metis, vi. 683. Consolation derived from examples of others

in misfortune, vii. 11, 12. Conspiracy, severe laws of Henry VII. against,

vi. 86.

Constable, the office of, vii. 464.

two high constables for every hundred,

one petty constable for every village,

vii. 465. appointed by the lord of the hundred,

vii. 467. answers to questions touching the office

of, vii. 749–754. origin and election of, vii. 749—75). office annual, vii. 751. from what rank of men, duties performed gratis, ib. their authority, vii. 751–753, 780, 781. for matter of peace, vii. 752. of peace and the crown, ib. for matter of nuisance, disturbance, and

disorder, vii. 753. their oath, ib. difference between high and petty con

stables, vii. 754.

may appoint deputies, ib. Constantinople, Henry VII. called on by the

Pope to invade, vi. 210.
Elizabeth's agent at, correction by Bacon

in Camden respecting, vi. 356. Christian boy like to have been stoned

at, vi. 403. Contemplationes in vitam activam translatas

nonnihil novi vigoris acquirere, vi. 621. Contempt putteth an edge on anger, vi. 511. Contibald, James, Ma-rimilian's ambassador

to England and Spain, vi. 115, 116, 127. Contracts, dissolution of, vii. 373. Contraries, vii. 85. Controversies in the Church, how to avoid,

vi. 382, 544.

two classes of, ib. Conversation, the art of, vi. 455-457, 364,


notes for civil, vii. 1 110. Coparceners, lease by, vii. 359. Copulatio verborum inclinat acceptionem eo

dem sensu, vii. 337. Copyholds forfeited to the lord, and not to the

crown, vii. 487.

uses compared to, vii. 408, 409. Cor ne edito, vi. 440. Coranus the Spaniard, vii. 150. Corbet's case, vii. 402. Cord breaketh at the last by the weakest pull,

vi. 409. Cordal, Master of the Rolls, vii. 171. Cordes, Lord, aids the rebels in Flanders

against Maximilian, vi. 99. besieges Newport in vain, vi. 100. his hatred of the English, ib. brings overtures of peace from Charles

VIII, to Henry VII. vi. 128, 129. Cork, Perkin Warbeck lands at, vi. 136.

mayor of, executed with Perkin Warbeck,

vi. 203. Cornage, tenure by, vii. 607. Cornish men, a hardy race, ri. 175.

rebel against a subsidy levied by Henry

VII. vi. 175-183.

Cornish men-continued.

march up to London, vi. 177–179.
defeated at Blackheath, vi. 181.
strength of their bows, vi, 182.
invite Perkin Warbeck over from Ireland,

vi. 189. Coronation of Henry VII. on Bosworth field,

vi. 30.

in London, vi. 33, 35.
of Lambert Symnell at Dublin, vi. 54.

of Elizabeth, Queen of Henry VII. vi. 60. Coroner, office of, vii. 780. Corporalis injuria non recipit æstimationem

de futuro, vii. 346, 347. Corporations, by-laws of, restrained by sta

tute of Henry VII. vi. 223.
cannot be seized to a use, vii. 435.
may take a use, vii. 438.
may limit a use, vii. 442.

do not take by descent, vii. 668. Corruptio unius, generatio alterius, vii. 90. Corruption and bribery of men in authority,

vi. 400, 55). Cornua Panis, quid referunt, vi. 637. Cosmo de Medici, Italian translation of Bacon's

Essays dedicated to, vi. 370. his saying against perfidious friends, vi. 385.

of forgiveness of friends, vii. 154. Cotton, Sir Robert, supplies materials to Bacon

in compiling his History of King Henry

VII. vi. 4.

less liberal in that of Henry VIII. vi. 267. Cottonian library, manuscripts destroyed by

fire, vi. 66. Council of the Marches, Bacon's argument on Curæ, mensura curarum, vji. 235, 236.


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the jurisdiction, vii. 587–611.
ancient, vii. 588, 590.
its objects,

to bridle the Welch, vii. 589.
to facilitate commerce between Eng-

land and Wales, ib.

to dignify the Prince of Wales, ib.
Great, what, vi. 74.
summoned by Henry VII. in his scventh year,

before calling his Parliament, vi. 117.
called by Henry VII. vi. 174.
distinct from Parliament, vi. 247–252.
its composition, vi. 250.

matters referred to it, vi. 251.
Council of York, vii.569, 576,577 n., 579,583.
Council-chamber, arrangement of seats in, vi.

Counsel, essay on, vi. 423-427, 553—556.

the greatest trust between men, vi. 423,553.
legend of Metis, vi. 424, 554, 763.
inconveniences of, are three,

want of secresy, vi. 424.
weakening of authority, vi. 425.

unfaithful counsellors, vi. 425, 426.
for these, cabinet counsels are a remedy

worse than the disease, vi. 424, 4:25.
defects of the present mode of meeting, vi.

ask of the ancient, what is best, and of

the latter, what is fittest, vi. 400, 551.


of two sorts, concerning manners, con

cerning business, vi. 441.

behaviour of judges towards, vi. 508, 581. Countebalt, ambassador from Maximilian to

Henry VII. vi. 115, 116, 127.
Countenance, necessary command of, vii. 109.
Counterfeit coin, vii. 733.
Country people, Pan why god of, vi. 712.
County, charge of taken from the earls, vii.

County-courts divided into hundreds, ib.

kept monthly by the sheriffs, vii. 467. Court leets, origin and jurisdiction of, vii. 467,

Court-yards for palaces, vi. 483—485.
Courtesy, tenant by the, vii. 421.
Courtiers, like fasting days, vii. 159.

bowing to lawyers and citizens, vii. 175. Courtney, Edward, created Earl of Devon,

vi. 34. William, Earl of Devonshire, committed

to custody by Henry VII. vi. 221. Courts of Justice, the attendance of, subject

to four bad instruments, vi. 509, 584. provincial, instituted by Henry VIII.

vii. 569, 570.
Covenants to stand seized, vii. 495, 496.
Covin, a use no covin, vii. 400, 448.
Cranfield, Treasurer, vii. 180.

his saying of men who shake their heads

after others' speech, vii. 128.
Crassus, on the death of his fish, to Domitius,

vii. 147.
Creation of the world, vii. 220, 221.
Cretine d'eau, vii. 344.
Crispus murdered by his father Constantine,

vi. 421.
Critics, brushers of noblemen's clothes, vii. 134.
Cræsus to Cambyses, of war, vii. 145.
Croft, Sir Herbert, vii. 576—583.
Crofts v. Lord Beauchamp, vii. 712.

v. Kemperden, vii. 711.
Cross set up by Ferdinando on the great tower

of Grenada, vi. 125. Crusade meditated by Charles VIII. vi. 107.

Pope Alexander attempts to organise one,

vi. 209.
invites Henry VII. to join, vi. 210.
money for, raised in England, ib.
against the Turks, vii. 4.

Bucon's opinions respecting, vii. 5.
Cruzada, vii. 25.
Cuckoo, the form assumed by Jupiter, when

wooing Juno, why, vi. 728.
Cuculus, Jupiter Junonem sub formam cuculi

petit, vi. 654. Culpepper's case, vii. 543. Cunning, essay on, vi. 423—431, 546, 547.

a sinister or crooked wisdom, vi. 428,

546. stratagems of, vi. 428-131, 547. Cupid challenged by Pan to fight, meaning of

the fable, vi. 712, 713. meaning of the allegory, vi. 729-731.


excessus earum duplex, vii. 236. Curiosity, its results illustrated, by the fables

of Actæon and Pentheus, vi. 719, 720. Cursitors for original writs, instituted, vii. 700. Curson, Sir Robert, Governor at Hammes,

joins the Earl of Suffolk as a spy, vi. "21. excommunicated together with the Earl,

vi. 222.

returns to England, ib. Custom and education, essay on, vi. 470—

472, 572, 573. examples of the force of, vi. 471, 573. the principal magistrate of man's life, ib.

most perfect when begun in youth, it. Customs, law of Henry VII. for the security

of, vi. 87. Customs of the Realm, vii. 509. Cyclopes, or ministers of terror, interpretation

of the fable, vi. 704, 705.

ministri terroris, vi, 631, 632. Cycniæ cantiones, vi. 658.



most antient of the gods, vi. 729.
an egg of Night, ib.
the son of Venus, vi. 729, 731.
signifies the natural motion of the atom,

vi. 729.
why a child, vi. 731.
why naked, ib.
why blind, ib.

why an archer, ib. Cupiditas sub personâ Bacchi describitur, vi.

665. Cupido, a Pane provodci*us, interpretatio fabulæ,

vi. 639, 654–657.
deorum antiquissimus, vi. 651.
ex ovo Noctis, ib.
Veneris filius, vi. 655.
motus generalis atomi significat, ib.
cur infans, vi. 656.
cur nudus, ib.
cur cæcus, ib.
cur sagittarius, ib.

Dacre, Lord, his case, vii. 402.
Dædalus, or the mechanic, interpretation of

the fable, vi. 734-736.

interpretatio fabulæ, vi. 659, 660. Dam, the seaport of Bruges, vi. 123.

taken by stratagem, by the Duke of

Saxony, vi. 124. Damages, vii. 348, 349.

an argument of property, vii. 533. Dammasin trees, vi. 486. Dances to song, have extreme grace, vi. 467.

turned into figure, a childish curiosity, ib. Dangers are no more light, if they once seem

light, vi. 427. Darcy, Lord, sent into Cornwall to impose

fines, after the rebellion of Perkin Warbeck,

vi. 194. Dawbeney, Lord, defeats the Cornish rebels

at Blackheath, vi. 178, 181. Giles, Lord, made Lord Chamberlain, vi.

152. William, tried for Perkin Warbeck's re

bellion, and beheaded, vi. 148. Daubigny, Bernard, sent by Charles VIII.

to Henry VII. vi. 71. Daubigny, Lord, deputy of Calnis, raises the

siege of Dixmue, vi. 99, 100.
negotiates the treaty of Estaples with

Lord Cordes, vi. 129.
Daunus, entertainer of Diomede, vi. 732.

Diomedis hospes, vi. 657.
David's harp has as many hearse-like airs, as

carols, vi, 386.
De fide et officio judicis, non recipitur quæstio,

sed de scientiâ ; sive sit error juris sive facti,

vii. 366-368. De non procedendo rege inconsulto, Bacon's

argument on the writ, vii. 687-725. Proceedings in the case, vii. 683-686.

De non procedendo-continued.

antiquity and worth of the writ, vii.

688. the end of the writ, vii. 689, 690_700. the efficient, vii. 689, 700-705. the matter, vii. 689, 705–714. the form, vii. 689, 714—723.

two kinds of this writ, vii. 697.
De Sapientiâ Veterum, Latin, ri. 629–686.

English translation, vi. 701-764.
Editor's Preface, vi. 607–616.
Dedications, vi. 689—691.
Preface, vi, 695—699.
former popularity and present regled,

vi, 609.
tert, vi. 616.
dedicatio Comiti Sarisburiensi, ri. 619.

Academiæ Cantabrigiensi, ri. 621.

Præfatio, vi. 625-628.
De Victoria, his maxim, non fundatur impe-

rium nisi in imagine Dei, vii. 30.
De Thou, memorial of Q. Elizabeth, communi.

cated to, vi. 283, 321. Death, Essay on, vi. 379, 380, 544, 545.

another Essay, not by Bacon, possibly ha

Sir Thomas Broune, vi. 594, 600-604. fear of, vi. 379, 544, 600. pains of, vi. 379, 544, 603. approach of has little effect on good spirits,

vi. 380, 544. deaths of remarkable men, we die daily, vi. 600. unagreeable to aldermen and citizens, vi.

gracious only to those in misery, ib.
early deaths of men of promise, vi. 727.
comes to young men, old men go to it, vii.

Deathbed sayings, vi. 380, 545,

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