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Escheat, property of lands by, vii. 480—488.

to what lords, vii. 481-485.

by what attainders, vii. 485–438.
Escheator, office of, vii. 780.
Esquires, summoned to attend the King's Great

Council, vi. 250.
Essays, or Counsels Civil and Moral, vi. 372

as they appeared in the first edition, vi.

spurious, vi. 595–604.
editions, vi. 367.
text, vi. 368
Latin translation of, vi. 369.
other translations, vi. 370.
dedication to the Duke of Buckingham,

vi. 373.
table of, vi. 375.

the recreation of his other studies, vii. 14.
Essex, Earl of, corrections by Bacon in Cam-

den's Annals,
respecting his expedition to Spain in

1589, vi. 354.
respecting the false alarm of a Spanish

invasion in 1559, vi. 359.

bis trial for treason, vi. 361–364.
at the succour of Rhoan, vii. 125.
his one friend the queen, his one enemy

himself, vii. 167, 168.
Estaples, treaty of, vi. 115.

peace of, between Henry VII. and

Charles VIII. vi. 129, 13).
Estates differ in time of continuance, vii. 427.

in time of possession, it.
how created, vii. 488.
for years, vii. 488—489.
for lives, vii. 489.
in tail, vii. 489–492.
in fee simple, vii. 492.
conveyed by feoffment, vii, 493.

fine, ib.
recovery, ib.
bargain and sale, vii. 495.
covenant to stand seized, vii. 495, 496.



will in writing, vii. 496–499.
Estovers, vii. 312.
Eternity, three parts of, vii. 225.
Ethelwald, Bishop of Winchester, sold the

church plate to relieve the poor, vii. 141.
Ethiops in the phial of Nemesis, vi. 662,

737, 739.
Eunuchs, envious, vi. 393.

why trusted by kings, vi. 480, 571.
Eure, Lord, vii. 577–582.
Euripides, of the autumn of life, vii. 145.
Evil comes in contact with good, how, vi, 86.

whether God the author of, vii. 253, 254.
Evil eye, vi. 393.
Exchequer, Court of, its jurisdiction, Vi 85.
Excommunication, Pope's Bull of, published

at Paul's Cross, vi. 221.
Excusat, aut extenuat, delictum in capitalibus,

quod non operatur idem in civilibus, vi.

347, 348.
Executors, vii. 339, 352, 353, 502-504.
Exercises, appropriate to each disease, si.

the efficacy of exercise or practice, Fü.

Exeter, besieged by Perkin Warbeck, ri.


visited by Henry VII. vi. 193.
Exile, no punishment to an excellent artisan,

vi. 735.
abjuration and exile, offences of, vii. 742,

Exilium præstanti artifici vix supplicium, vi.

Expense, essay on, vi. 443, 444, 530, 563,

ought to be but to half the receipts, vi.

443, 530.
Experientia, res stupida, et plena moræ, ri.

Extortions of Henry VII. vi. 218.
Eye, evil, vi. 393.

putting out, felony, vii. 464.

Fabours, of Gyngham, drawn down by the

garrison, vi. 98.
Fabricius to Pyrrhus, tempting him to re-

volt, vii. 156.
Fabulæ, silentia antiquitatis exceperunt, vi.

Chrysippi et Chymicorum interpreta-

tiones, ib.

duplex parabolarum usus, vi. 627.
Fabyan, character of his chronicle, vi. 4, 12.
Facility, a vice of men in authority, vi. 400,

Factions in a state, the breaking of, a remedy

for discontentments, vi. 412, 59).
essay on Faction, vi. 498–500, 532,

533, 580, 581.

Faculties of the mind of man threefold, hence

three classes of written books, vi. 17.
Fædera per Stygem pacta vi. 633, 634,
Fairley's case, vii. 5724574, 579.
Faith, confession of, vii. 219-226.
Falinus, his reply to Clearchus, vii. 127.
Fall of man, vii. 222.
Fallacies, and the Elenches of them, vii. 78

Falsehood, the shape and wickedness of, vi.


Montaigne on, ib.
Fama omnis e domesticis emanat, vi. 505, 531.

soror Gigantum, interpretatio fabulæ, vi.

Fame, her pedigree, vi. 407, 589.


like a river, bears up things light and

swollen, and drowns things weighty

and solid, vi. 502, 581.
of learning, her fight slow without

some feathers of ostentation, vi. 504,

Essay on, vi. 519, 520.
sister of the Giants, vi. 718.
the spur to virtue, vii. 80.

good, like fire, vii. 174.
Family, old, vi. 406, 550.
Farnaby, Thomas, published a poem by Lord

Bacon, vii. 269–272.
Faro, Katheren de, mother of Perkin War-

beck, vi. 134.
Fata, cur Panis sorores, vi. 637.
Fates, why sisters of Pan, vi. 709, 710.
Father, his authority over his family, vii.

to the bough, son to the plough, vii. 740.
Favour of law, what, vii. 663.
Favourites of Princes, vi. 438.
Fawcon, one of our pursuivants, vi. 98.
Fealty, vii. 482.
Fee simple, estates in, vii. 492.
Felo de se, vii. 364, 464,741.
Felony, cases of, vii. 737—739.

punishment, trial, and proceeding, in cases

of, vii. 739—741.
Feme covert, vii. 328, 329, 340, 314, 345,

348, 351, 367, 432, 436, 437, 439, 443.
Fennel-stalks, with which Prometheus stole

the fire, vi. 745, 748.
Feoffments, vii. 493.
Ferdinando of Spain, vi, 120.

his wars in Grenada, vi. 108.
his share in the execution of the Earl of

Warwick by Henry VII. vi. 204, 205.
according to Sir James Mackintosh, vi.

204, 212.
his policy respecting Castile, vi. 228.
rumoured marriage with Madame de Fois,

vi. 227.
his power strengthened by the death of

Philip, King of Castile, vi. 233.
Ferdinando, Louis XI., and Henry VII.,

tres magi of kings, vi. 244.
Ferdinando and Isabella, send letters to

Henry VII. to report the conquest of

Grenada, vi. 125.
make peace with Charles VIII. vi. 129.
proposed marriage, between their daugh-

ter Katherine, and Prince Arthur of

England, vii. 185.—See Isabella.
Ferdinando the younger, King of Naples,

vi. 158.
Ferula Promethei, vi. 669, 671.
Fiatt, Marquis, his compliment to Bacon, vii.

Fides est obligatio conscientiæ unius ad in-

tentionem alterius, vii. 401.
Fines, after five years, to be final, to conclude

all strangers' rights, vi. 93.
the Statute of, vii. 632.


and recoveries, vii. 332, 493.-See Re-

Fire, the invention of, by Prometheus, vi.

Firmarius, force of the word, vii. 531.
Fishing on the coast of England, rights of the

Dutch, vi. 232.
Fistula Panis, quid, vi. 638.
Fitz-gerard, Thomas, Earl of Kildare, rebels

against Henry VII. vi. 48.
Fitzwater, Lord, favours Perkin Warbeck,

vi. 140.
apprehended, tried, and beheaded, vi.

Fitzwilliam's case, vii. 559, 562.
Flanders, rebels against IIenry VII. assem-

ble in, vi. 52.
rebels against Maximilian, vi. 98.
speech of the French ambassadors concern-

ing, vi. 101.
and England, man and wife, vi. 145.
English merchants ordered to leave by

Henry VII. vi. 147, 162.

trade resumed, vi. 172, 173.
Flammock, Thomas, leader of the Cornish

rebels against Henry VII. vi. 176.
taken prisoner at Blackheath, vi. 182.

executed at Tyburn, ib.
Flattery among lovers, vi. 397, 557.

of a man's self, vi. 44).
Flower de luces, non laborant neque nent, vii.

Flowers commended for gardens, vi. 486-

sweet-scented, vi. 487.
of spring, why sacred to the infernal

deities, vi. 706.
Flux of matter perpetual, vi. 512.
Foderingham, burial-place of Cecile, Dutchess

of York, vi. 159,
Fois, Madame de, report of her marriage

with Ferdinando of Castile, vi. 229.
Followers and Friends, essay on, vi. 494,

495, 527, 528, 578, 579.
Fool learns less by the wise than the wise

learn by fools, vii. 148.
how different from a wise man, vii. 160.
hath said in his heart, There is no God,

vii, 251.
more of, than of the wise, in human na-

ture, vi. 402.
Forget him awhile, and he will remember

himself, vii. 144.
Forgiveness of our enemies commanded,

but not of our friends, vii. 154.
Forfeiture, vii. 329, 341.

of lands, vii. 486—488.
women advanced by their husband, or his

ancestors, not allowed to alienate the
lands, by Statute of 11 Henry VII. vi.


of chattels, vii. 501.
Formalities, use of, vi. 435—437, 565–567.
Fomedon, vii. 330, 331, 332.

Formularies and elegancies, vii. 197—211.

Preface, vii. 189–195.
Formulæ, vii. 208.
Forrest, Myles, one of the murderers of the

princes in the Tower, vi. 141.
Fortitude, he who wanteth, let him worship

Friendship, vi. 558.
Fortune, the advancement of, vi. 9.

high, how to bear oneself in, vi. 398–

401, 550-552.
is like a market, vi. 427.
essay on, vi. 472, 473, 574, 575.
the mould of, is in a man's hands, vi. 472,

blind, but not invisible, ib.
her way is like the milky way in heaven, ib.
her two daughters, Contidence and Repu-

tation, vi. 473, 575.

wise men attribute their virtues to, ib.
Fouldrey, in Lancashire, rebels from Ireland

land at, vi. 56.
Fountains in gardens, of two kinds, vi. 490.
Foxe, Bishop of Duresme, strengthens Nor-

ham Castle against the Scots, vi. 184.
with Hialas to treat with James IV. vi.

his meeting with James IV. at Melrosse,

vi. 200.
Lord Privy Seal to Henry VII. vi. 172.
privy counsellor, vi. 40.
subsequent promotions, vi, 41.
ambassador to Scotland, vi. 62.
busied about the marriage of Prince

Arthur with Katharine of Arragon, vi.

negotiates the marriage of the Princess

Mary with Charles, Prince of Castile,

vi. 237.
France, all noblesse or peasantry, vi. 95.

Henry VII. of England claims the king-

dom, vi. 112.
Henry VII. his cause of war with, and

preparations, vi. 117.
why overmatched by England, vi. 447.
the League of, vi. 500.
king of, his retort on the ambassador of

the emperor, vii. 83.
statute of Edward III, that the realm of

England should not be subject to the

seigniory of France, vii. 654, 655.
English title to the crown of, ib. See



Francis I. in disguise ; the peasant's retort, Fü.

Frankalmoigne, vii. 548, 554,
Frank-fee, vii. 330.
Frankfort, treaty of, between Marimiliar aud

Charles VIII. vi. 102.
Franklin, the apothecary, concerned in the

murder of Overbury, kis dying disclosures, ri.

321, 322.
Frank-marriage, vii. 335, 561, 565.
Frankness of dealing, a mark of ability, vi.

Frank-fee, vii. 432.
Freemen, the king's, summoned to his Great

Council, vi. 250.
Freewill in thinking, some affect, vi. 377.
Freethinking, vi. 377.
Freine and Dillon's case, vii. 562.- See Chad-

leigh's case.
Freme, to, vii. 206.
French, feeling of the English towards, vi. 31.

well acquainted with the courage of the

English, vi. 83.
are wiser than they seem, the Spaniards

seem wiser than they are, vi. 435,

army, often ill provided, by reason of

negligence, vii. 56.
pay less reverence to the sacrament than

the Spanish, sii. 150.-See France.
Friends and followers, essay on, vi. 494, 495,

527, 528, 578, 579.
Friendship, essay on, vi. 437–443, 553, 559.

three main fruits of,

peace in the affections, vi. 437–440.
support in the judgment, vi. 440–412.

aid on all occasions, vi. 442, 443.
not to be lost for another man's wit, vii.

there is little in the world, and least of

all between equals, vi. 495, 528, 579.
Frion, Stephen, an emissary of Margaret of

Burgundy, vi. 137.
sent by Charles VIII. ambassador to

Perkin Warbeck, ib.

Perkin guided by him, vi. 157.
Frowicke on the prerogative, vii. 396.
Fulforde's march to the relief of Exeter be-

sieged by Perkin Warbeck, vi. 19o.
Fuller, his remark concerning May-games in

harvest time, vi. 361.
Funambulos, vii. 99, 100,

Gabato, Sebastian, sails with three ships be-

yond Labrador, vi. 197.
Gadshill, robbery on, vii. 365.
Gagvien, Robert, Prior of the Trinity, ambas-

sador from Charles VIII. to Henry

VII. vi. 104.
his speech to the council, vi. 104-109.
libels Henry VII. in Latin verse, vi. 113.

Gains, light, make heavy purses, vi. 500, 527,

Galba, his dying speech, vi. 380, 545.

omnium consensu capax imperii, nisi im-

perasset, vi. 401, 552.
his saying, “legi a se militem non emi,"

vi. 412.
prophecy of Tiberius respecting, vi. 463.

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Gladius gladium juvat, vii. 589.
saying, respecting the licentiousness of his Glocester, Statute of, vii. 528, 530, 531, 537,
time, vii. 135.

Galeot, James, the French general killed at Gloucester, Richard Duke of, murders his
the battle of St. Albans, vi. 83.

nephews, vi. 163.
Gambling by servants, statute of Henry VII. Goat's feet of Pan, vi. 711.
respecting, vi. 224.

God, a jealous God, vi. 381, 543.
Gaol-delivery, commission of, vii. 472.

Indians have no name for, vi. 414, 560.
Gaole, patents of, reannexed to the sheriffwicks, no opinion of Him better than a wrong
by Henry VII. vi. 223.

opinion, vi. 415, 560.
Garcilazzo de Viega, vii. 34.

His image, what, vii. 30.
Gardens, essay on, vi. 485—492.

what Simonides thought of, vii. 158.
passages resembling, in the Winter's Tale, His nature, vii. 219.
vi. 486, 487.

His monarchy over the world, vii. 645.
God Almighty first planted a garden, vi. the Word, typified by Hercules liberating

Promethens, vi. 753.
for all the months in the year, ib.

Gold, exportation of, prohibited by Henry
flowers and fruits commended, vi. 486—

VII. vi. 96.

the emblem of duration, vi. 761.
dimensions required, vi. 488.

tried with the touchstone, men with gold,
subdivisions of, ib.

vii. 157.
alleys and hedges, vi. 488, 489.

and silver, the craft of multiplication of,
fountains, vi. 490.

is felony, vii. 738.
heaths, vi. 490, 491.

Golden branch, vi. 760.
side grounds, vi. 491, 492.

Goldenston, Thomas, Prior of Christchurch
aviaries, vi. 492.

in Canterbury, sent ambassador to Charles
Gardiner, Bishop, his saying concerning Pro- VIII. vi. 112.
testants, vii. 127.

Goldingham, to Lord Leicester, You find
Garter, order of the, sent by Henry VII. to posts, and the country will find you railing,

Alphonso, eldest son of Ferdinando of vii. 168.
Spain, vi. 131.

Gondebault sent ambassador by Maximilian to
given to Philip King of Castile by Henry Henry VII. vi. 115, 116, 127.
VII. vi. 232.

Gondomar, Count, vii. 176.
Gascoign, wines and woads of, to be brought his story to Bacon, of the old rat, vii.
only in English bottoms, vi. 95.

.Anjou and Gascoigne, united to England discoursing in Latin to the king, vii. 183.
in the reign of Henry II. vii. 673.

on compliment, ib.
subjects of, naturalized in England after Good, strongest at first, ill in continuance, vi.
the provinces separated, vii. 673—678.

Gascoigne v. Pierson, case of, vii. 698.

and evil, colours of, vii. 78—92.
Gaunt, rebels against Maximilian, vi. 98. Goodness, and goodness of nature, essay on,
submits, vi. 123–125.

vi. 403–405, 545, 546.
Gavelkind land, not escheated for felony, vii. Philanthropia of the Greeks, vi. 403, 545.

Charity of theologians, ib.
Gellius, A., on verbal distinctions, vi. 436, found even among the Turks, vi. 403.

both a habit and a disposition, vi. 404,
Gemes, brother of Bajazet, vi. 108.

General words shall never be stretched to a Gordon, Lady Catheren, daughter of the
foreign intendment, vii. 336.

Earl of Huntley, the king consents to
Genitings, vi. 487.

ber marriage with Perkin Warbeck,
Genitories of priests, why supposed to be

vi. 166.
adored by the early Christians, vii. 155.

seized by Henry VII. at St. Michael's
Gentlemen, the more gentlemen, ever the

Mount, vi. 193.
lower books of subsidies, vi. 94.

called the White Rose, ib.
if too many in a state, the Commons will Gorge, Mr., Bacon's saying respecting, vii.
be base, vi. 446, 588.

Georgica Intellectus, vii. 95.

Gorgones, Bella significant, vi. 641, 642.
George, St., his fields, Henry VII. encamped Gorgons, meaning of the fable, vi. 714, 715.
in, vi. 180.

Government, four pillars of, vi. 408, 589.
Giants, brothers of Fame, vi. 718.

Grææ, meaning of the fable, vi. 716.
Gibson, Dr., vii. 17).

proditiones sunt, vi. 642.
Gift, of chattels, vii. 499.

Græcia, designs of Charles VIII. on, vi. 107
Gigantum soror Fama, vi. 645.

Granson, battle of, vii. 57.
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, his discovery of a Grant, an argument of property, vii. 536.
new passage to Cutaia, vi. 197.

not countermandable, vii, 362.



what the king may not grant by charter,

vii. 509-512.
the king's grants shall not be taken to a

special intent, vii. 356.
by a common person, shall be extended

as well to a foreign as to a common

intent, ib.
distinguished from declarations, vii. 362.
not allowed of without a foundation of

interest in the grantor, ib.
Gratiosi, or favourites of princes, vi. 506,

Grasshopper, Tithonus, why changed into, vi.

727, 728.
Grave, raising of siege of, vii. 136.
Gray's Inn, Bacon a reader at, vii. 304,


his obligations to, vii. 524.
Great place, essay on, vi. 398—401, 550—

its servitude, vi. 398, 550.
dangers and discomforts, vi. 399, 550.
all rising to, is by a winding stair, ri.



Greeks scoffed at, for their want of antiquity,

by the Egyptians, vii. 157.
their mythology as explained by Mar
Müller, vi. 610_611.

by Bacon, vi. 611, 695—699.
Greese of the quire, vi. 188.
Gregory the Great, bis attempt to extinguish

heathen learning, vi, 513.
Grenada conquered from the Moors, vi. 125.
Greville, Sir Fulke, of precedents in Par.

liament, vii. 153.
likened himself to Robin Goodfellov, vii.

Grindall, Archbishop, physicians in England

have only the power to bind and loose, rii.

Grottas for estiration, vi. 484.
Guildford, Sir Richard, sent by Henry VII,

to Kent after Perkin Warbeck's rebe lion,

vi. 158.
Guircamp, siege of, by Charles VIII. vi. 98,

Guise, Henry Duke of, the greatest usurer in

France, why, vii. 145.
Gyngham, the siege of, vi. 98, 116.

Hacket, the fanatic, notes by Bacon in Camden,

respecting, vi. 355, 356.
Hadrian, Cardinal, his correspondence in

Latin with Henry VII. vi. 243.
Hæres est nomen juris, filius est nomen na-

turæ, vij, 357.
Hæreses, duplex causa enrum, vii. 240.

Hæresium, quæ potestatem Dei minuunt,

tres gradus, vii. 241.
Hair, why Pan covered with, vi. 710.
Hale, Sir Matthew, his Jurisdiction of the

House of Lords, vi. 249.
Half blood, vii. 358.
Halfpenny's case, vii. 407.
Hall, merit of his History, vi. 4, 12.
Hammes, Sir Robert Curson, governor of, vi.

Handmill, a prudent king should be able to

grind with a, vi. 425.
Hannibal, his saying of Fabius and Marcellus,

vii, 137.

of Fabius Maximus, vii. 156.
Hanno, swore by the same gods who had

punished his former perjury, vii. 156.
Harbinger, to a guest, vii. 145.
Hare's flesh, the Moors eat none, vii. 156.
Haste, Stay a little, that we may make an end

the sooner, vii. 176, 200.
Hastings, Lord, an enemy to the Queen

Dowager, vi. 50.
Hatton, Lord Chancellor, his pun on lying,

vii. 136.
Hault justice may be granted by the king to a

subject, vii. 741.

Hawks, stealing certain kinds, felony, vü.739.
Hay, Sir Alexander, answers to questions

propounded by, touching the office of con-

stable, vij. 749–754.
Hayward, Dr., Bacon's jest respecting his

plagiarisms from Tacitus, vii. 133.
Heads, whether great, or little, have the best

wit, vii. 139,
Heale, Serjeant, case of, vii. 669.
Health, essay on the regiment of, vi. 452—

454, 562, 563.
Hearne, Thomas, his edition of Camden's As-

nals of Queen Elizabeth, vi. 351.
Heart, no receipt can open it, but a true friend,

vi. 438.
Heaths in gardens, ri. 490, 491.
Hector, Dr., to the dames of London, rii. 91.
Hedera, cur Baccho sacra, vi. 666.
Hedges for gardens, vi. 489.
Helena, he that preferred her quitted the

gifts of Juno and of Pallas, vi. 398, 558.
Helps to the intellectual powers, vii. 97–103.
Henningham, Henry VII. entertained at, by

the Earl of Oxford, vi. 219.
Henricus Princeps Walliæ, elogium Baconi

de eo, vi. 323–325.
obiit, 6° Nov. anno 1612.

mors ejus veneno falsò relata, vi. 325.
Henry VI. his canonization, vi. 233.

pointed out Henry VII. then a lad, as

to be his successor, vi. 245.
Henry VII. History of, vi. 27—245.

preface, vi. 3-22.
teat, vi. 5, 6.

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