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Butter, patent for transport of, xxiv.
Bye, supply is to come in upon the bye,
i.e. as an after-thought, 196


CESAR, Augustus, a man sober and
mindful of his moral condition, 427
Cæsar, Julius, his felicity, 427; the true
and perfect centre of all his own actions,
427; no conquest of, made him so re-
membered as the Calendar, 44; his
Commentaries more wonderful than
King Arthur's story, 463

Cæsar, Sir Julius, Chancellor of the
Exchequer, appointed Master of the
Rolls, 165

Cain, Bacon compares Essex to, 76
Calendar, of doubts and problems, a,


Calor et Frigus, xxxv.

Cambridge, University of, the, Bacon

goes to, 13; sits as member for, in
1614, 208

Camden, William, the historian, on
the unwillingness of Essex to accept
the Irish command, 58
Campanella, 335

Cancelled passages in Bacon's works, 27,
290, 298

Canones Mobiles, 401

Canvassing, the canvassing world is
gone, and the deserving world is come,

Carden, 362

Cardinal Virtues, History of the, 370,
399, 400

Carew, Sir George, a friend of Cecil's,
recommended for office in Ireland,
and why, 7, 57

Carleton, Dudley, correspondent of
Chamberlain, describes Bacon's wed-
ding costume, xxix.; on Bellarmin,

Car-men, these new c., which drive the
earth about, 376

Carr (or Carre), Robert, afterwards Vis-
count Rochester, and Earl of Somer-
set, how introduced to the King's
notice, 164; his character, 164, 217;
Bacon applies to, for the Mastership
of the Wards, 185; his marriage with
the divorced Countess of Essex, 182;
Bacon gives him a Masque, 188;
really sole minister, 217; alienates
the King, 227; spent 90,0007. in

twelve months, 291; accused of the
murder of Overbury, 229; con-
demned, 231; pardoned, 231
Cartwright, Thomas, Nonconformist
leader, alluded to by Bacon, 23
Casaubon, Isaac, Bacon repeats to him
his favourite saying, Multum incola,
Cassiopeia, the new star in, influence of,
on Bacon, 13

Categories, Aristotle made a world for
himself out of his, 368

Catholics. See Roman Catholics, Re-


Causes, the Form or Final Cause, or
that which they call the True Differ-
ence, 351; we are not to seek the
causes of things concrete, which are
infinite, but of abstract natures, which
are few, 351, 462; material and
efficient, 360; the investigation of
Efficient Cause is Physic, 385, 461;
Metaphysic deals with Final Cause,
461-3; no repugnance between Final
and Formal, 463

Cecil, Robert, afterwards Sir Robert
Cecil, Lord Cecil, Viscount Cran-
bourne, and Earl of Salisbury,
Secretary of State under Elizabeth,
his relationship to Bacon, 11; his
character, 172; his deformity, 12,
175; jealousy between his followers
and those of Essex, 6; Lady Ann
Bacon warns Francis against, 8;
proposes to Essex an ἀμνηστία, 7 ;
begs Bacon not be actively hostile to
Essex, 61; is accused by Essex of
selling the Crown to Spain, 74;
keeps up a secret correspondence
with James, 97; retains his position
as James's chief adviser, 97; helps
Bacon when in debt, 98, 99, 173;
Bacon notes the "stonds," or im-
pediments, in his disposition, 173;
his financial schemes, 124-130;
Bacon's approval of them, 146; his
schemes thwarted by the King's
change of mind, 125; their result,
177; his decline in influence, 164;
his death, 172; is flattered by Bacon
during his life, and attacked after his
death, 172-175; said to be alluded to
in Bacon's Essay on Deformity, 175;
Bacon dedicates to him the Wis-
dom of the Ancients (De Sapientia
Veterum), 371; dissimilarity be-
tween bim and Bacon, 172;
Elizabethan traditions passed away

Words printed in italics are Bacon's; the addition of † denotes translation from
Bacon's Latin.

with, 177; quo vivente virtutibus
certissimum exitium, 180
Cecil, William, Lord Burghley (Eliza-
beth's Lord Treasurer) affinity of
Bacon to, 11; Bacon's letters to,
asking for place, 15; his dislike of
Whitgift's policy towards the Non-
conformists, 17; Bacon's renewed
appeal to him for place, 29; appar-
ently charges Bacon with pride, 33;
his letter to Lady Ann Bacon about
Anthony and Francis, 14; jealousy
between him and Essex as to the ob-
taining of foreign intelligence, 6;
his death, 57

Cecils, the, in the time of the C., able

men were by design suppressed, 248
Certificate, the most humble Certificate
or Return of the Commissioners of
England and Scotland, authorised to
treat of an union for the weal of both
realms, xxxiv. (see Union)
Chalk, Bacon desires chalked up quarters
for the New Philosophy, 338, 464
Challoner (or Chaloner), Thomas (after-
wards Sir Thomas and Chamberlain
to Prince Henry), Bacon's letter to,

Chamberlain, John (Dudley Carleton's

correspondent) on the death of
Anthony Bacon, 92; "it bred much
discomfort to see the royal preroga-
tive strained so high,' 125; on
Sutton's Estate, 172; "Sir Francis
Bacon points out his little cousin to
the life," 175; on Lord Sanquhar,
181; on the Mastership of the
Wards, 181; there is a strong ap-
prehension that Bacon may prove a
dangerous instrument," 187; on
Bacon's Masque and "obligations to
the whole house of the Howards,"
188; on the prevalence of duelling,
188; on the elections for the Addled

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Parliament, 202; on the King's
speech, 208; fears the King may
use force to get supplies, 223; on
the relations between Bacon and
Coke, 253 on the relations between
Bacon and the King, 269; on Bacon's
"new doctrine" about the Preroga-
tive but now broached," 280; on
the oppressiveness of Monopolies and
Patents, 287

Chambers, of health, 423
Chamolet, cloth, so called from being

originally made of camels' hair, 418
Chance, the only Inventor hitherto,

361; makes us stumble upon somewhat
that is new, 42, 43
Chancellor, the Lord, like to be a safe
and tender guardian of the regal rights,
234; Bacon's notions of the duties
of, 237; receipts of, 292; our Par-
liament in the time of Henry II1.
challenged power to depose, 140;
Bacon declares himself the justest
Chancellor since Sir Nicholas Bacon's
time, 304; the title of, not borne in
Elizabeth's reign, 256

Chancery, Court of (see Egerton), con-
flict between King's Bench and,
238; Bacon takes his seat in, 257
Charles, Prince of Wales, afterwards
Charles I., proposal for his marriage
with the Infanta, 215; his part in
the debate on Bacon's punishment,
301; mentioned by Bacon in his will,
297; Bacon's Natural History dedi-
cated to, 400

Charity, more powerful than all the
doctrine of morality, 470
Charta Novella, 364 (see Tables)
Charterhouse, 171 (see Sutton)
Chemists (i.e. Alchemists), the Greeks
and the C., the one a loud crying folly,
the other a whispering folly, 42;
children of Accident and Phantasy,

Chessman, I will be ready as a, to be
wherever your Majesty's royal hand
shall set me, 180

Children, men must submit to study
the Alphabet of Nature like C., 411
Christ, Christ's coat had no seam, no
more should the Church if it were
possible, 169; irreverent parallel
drawn by James between himself and,


Christian, the Christian faith allows
some use of reason, 474

Church, the, the Ark of the Scriptures,

Church of England, the differences
between Queen Elizabeth and the
House of Commons as to government
of, 16; proceedings in regard to
Nonconformists, 17; unconciliating
attitude of the bishops towards the
Puritans, 24; the Marprelate con-
troversy, 23; Bacon's Advertisement
touching the Controversies of the
Church, 23-26; conference at Hamp-
ton Court, 105; the King refuses to
make further concessions, and Bacon
adopts the King's views, 110; dis-

Words printed in italics are Bacon's; the addition of † denotes translation from

Bacon's Latin.

cipline of the, not to be altered, 249;
restore the Church to the true limits
of authority since Henry VIII's
confusion, 147

Church Music, figures of music, added
in pompous times, 106

Church Reform, Bacon at first favours,
105-7; afterwards deprecates, 249
Churches, the Reformed, Churchmen
even impugn the validity of Holy
Orders conferred in, 24

Church, Dean, quoted, xv., xix., 107,
112, 255, 355

Cicero approves premeditated theses,

Cinque Ports, 194, 203

Clarendon, Edward, Earl of, on Eliza-
beth's "countenancing factions," 6;
on the qualifications for eminence in
"the aulical function," 10; de-
scribes the Declaration of the Treasons
of the Earl of Essex as a pestilent
libel," 78, 84
Clatter, an history doth not clatter to-
gether praises upon the first mention
of a name, 163

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Clerkship of the Council, the, reversion
of, given to Bacon, 26; Bacon suc-
ceeds to, 153

Clothworkers, 251

Cogitata et Visa, 360-3; sent to Bishop
Andrews, 161; purpose of, 361;
covers the ground of Book I. of
Novum Organum, 361; change of
plan marked in, 361; imparting my
C., with choice "ut videbitur," 365
Coke, Sir Edward (written also Cook
and Cooke), Speaker in the Parlia-
ment of 1593, contrast and antipathy
between him and Bacon, 88; Bacon
alludes to him as "the Huddler,"
52; appointed Attorney-General,
married Lady Hatton, 88; his opinion
of Bacon, 88; conducts the arraign-
ment of Essex, 72: his quarrel with
Bacon, 90; Bacon's expostulation,
91; consulted (when Chief-Justice of
the Common Pleas) on the legalty of
certain Royal Proclamations, 128, 129;
his promotion to the King's Bench
recommended by Bacon, and why,
186, 187; protests, in the name of the
Judges, against "auricular confes-

in Peacham's case, 220, 221;
pronounces the Benevolence legal,
218; commissioned to investigate
the murder of Overbury, 232, 233; en-
courages an indictment of Præmunire

against the officers of the Chancery,
238,239; refuses to postpone the Com-
mendam case, 240, 241; his noble
answer to the King in Council, 244;
is suspended from office and fnally
deprived of it, and enjoined to review
and correct his Reports, 246, 253;
negotiates with Villiers a marriage
between the Favourite's brother and
his own daughter, 253; carries awayhis
daughter from Lady Hatton, 261; pre-
sents a Report from the Committee
of Grievances on the Patent for Inns,
his admiration for the Common
Law, 88; his desire that the Judges
should mediate between the Crown
and the Commons, 145; contrast be-
tween him and Bacon, in courting the
King, 150; fond of the technicalities
of law, 243; an over-ruling nature,
236; neither liberal nor affable, nor
magnificent, 253; he that letteth,

Colour, instances of, 397; promi-
nent in the New Atlantis, 474
Colours of Good and Evil, the, 435;
Colours, or Sophisms, a collection of,
needed, 468; Colour, a means of
hiding one's defects, 472

College of Science, the ideal, 155
Commendam, meaning of, 240; the
C. case, 240-5

Commentarius Solutus, the, 130, 133,
134, 146-8, importance of, 149; pri-
vate plans noted in, 152-9; scientific
plans noted in, 159, 415; political
plans in, 130-5, 144-8; indicates ap-
proval of Cecil's policy, 146
Common Law. See Law
Common notions may be of use in
popular studies, 42

Common Pleas, Court of, Coke trans-
ferred from, 186, 187

Commons, if the gentlemen be too many,
the C. will be base, 444
Commons, House of, the, at variance
with Elizabeth on the question of
Church Government, 16; their pro-
test against breach of privileges in
1604, 118; warned that the question
of Impositions must not be disputed
in the House, 125; refuses to accept
the message, 125; Bacon suggests
means for dividing, intimidating, and
managing, 192-4; preponderance of
new members in, 203; proposes a
conference with the Lords concerning
Impositions, 210; attacks Monopolies,

Words printed in italics are Bacon's; the addition of denotes translation from
Bacon's Latin.

290; Bacon does not understand the
gulf between himself and, 285, 295
Comparentia 387 (see Tables)
Compasses, the New Induction com-
pared to, 362

Comprehensions, general, 363
Conceptions, scientific, difficulty of
forming, 395

Conference, a, requested by the Com-
mons and refused by the Lords,

Conference at Hampton Court, the, 105
Conference of Pleasure, the, 41

Confession of Faith, Bacon's, 428, 429
Configuration, Latent, 385
Confirmation, the rite of, disapproved
by Bacon in its present shape, 106
Conformity, Bacon a "cripple in con-
formity," 110

Congregate, man, 471

Consalvo, the great and famous com-
mander, 188

Consent, may be an argument in re-
ligion, but not in science, 368
Considerations; Certain Considerations
touching the better Pacification and
Edification of the Church of England,
105-10; Certain Considerations touch-
ing the Plantation in Ireland, pre-
sented to his Majesty, 159
Constable, Sir John, Bacon's brother-
in-law, the Essays (2nd Edition) de-
dicated to him, 438

Constantinople, England and Spain are
to suffocate and starve C., 256
Contemplation, the Praise of, 45
Contract, the Great, 124-130
Controversies of religion, the consump-
tion of all that can ever be said in,

Controversies of the Church of England,
the, 23

Conversation, i.e. social intercourse, 471
Cooke, Sir Anthony, father of Lady
Ann Bacon, 11

Copernicus, 335; advocated his system
merely as a hypothesis, 374, 408;
his use of the term "Demonstra-
tions," 374

Cornwallis, Sir C., 228; said to have
intrigued for the Dissolution of Par-
liament, 215

Corruption (see Court, Bribery,) how
far imputable to Bacon, 291, 304
Council, Privy, the, Declaration from,
affecting trial by juries, 186; the
Judges summoned before, 245
Council of the North, the, 136, 141

Council, of the Welsh Marches, the,

Councillor, Privy, Bacon desires to be
made a, 241

Counsel, the Learned, Bacon appointed
one of, 97, 98; charge Coke before the
Council, 243; Bacon on the duties of,


Counties, the Four, of the Marches, 137
Country Gentlemen, in Bacon's time,
dependent on the Lawyers, 132;
commanded by proclamation to leave
London, 257

Court, the royal, corruption of, in the
latter days of Elizabeth, 4; in the
time of James, 291; exclusion from
Court, the meaning of, 9; the
"Four Ways in," 1

Courts, (see Chancery, Coke, Egerton,
Exchequer, of High Commission,
King's Bench,) the King's power, in
virtue of the Prerogative, to erect a
new Court of Equity, maintained by
Bacon, 141; the importance of the
decisions of the Law Courts in
moulding the English Constitution,
145; conflict between the central and
the local, 134; Bacon privately con-
templated limitation of ecclesiastical,
143; endeavours to extend jurisdic-
tion of the Court of High Commis-
sion, 259

Cranfield, Sir Lionel, Master of the
Wards, his antecedents, his plan for
settling the question of Impositions
adopted by Bacon, 226; more than
I could have looked for from a man
of his breeding, 226; finances of the
Crown improved by, 271

Creation, men must unroll the volume
of, 411

Credit, to win credit comparate to the
Attorney, 153

Crown lands, a Commission appointed
to increase income from, 182
Crucial Instances, 396

Cuffe, Henry, private secretary of the
Earl of Essex, 54

Cupid, the Fable of Cupid and Heaven,
371, 372

Custom and nature, 470; the contentions
retention of custom is a turbulent
thing, 24

Customs, adapted to the individual, a
heading in the Commentarius Solutus,

Cypher, a, invented by Bacon, 15
Cyrenaics, the, 468

Words printed in italics are Bacon's; the addition of + denotes translation from

Bacon's Latin.


DANIEL, Book of, quoted, 377
Daniel Deronda, quoted, 460

De Augmentis, the, 404, 405; differences
between, and the Advancement, 353,
405, 461-75

De Sapientia Veterum, 370

Debt, It is no new thing for the greatest
kings to be in, 184; Bacon's, 86,
98, 99; small debts paid by Bacon
"in part," 293

Debts of the Crown, had risen to a
million, 119; increased deficit, 190;
still heavy, 217

Declaration of the Practices and Trea-
sons attempted and committed by
Robert, late Earl of Essex, and his
Complices, xxxiii.; inaccuracies of,59;
Bacon's part in, 84

Declaration concerning Sir Walter
Raleigh, 269

Deer-stealing, notes of a Star Chamber
speech by Bacon on, 223

Definition connected with Form, 395
(see Form)

Delineatio, the, 357

Democritus, the philosophy of, fruitful,
Demonstrations, the present, inade-
quate, 362; the "Demonstrations"
of Copernicus, 374

Demosthenes, approves premeditated
theses, 466

Densi et Rari Historia, 370, 404
Density, investigation of, 370
Descriptio Globi Intellectualis, 373
Despatch, affected, is like Penelope's web,


Destruens, Pars, a part of the Instauratio,

Detail, on degrees of, 467

Differences in Question betwixt the King's
Bench and the Council on the Marches,

Digby, Sir John, Ambassador in Spain,
afterwards Earl of Bristol and Vice
Chamberlain, 426

Diotrephes, certain ambitious Puritans
are the true successors of Diotrephes,

Directions," to produce whiteness, 350
Disadvantage, Hubbard's Disadvantage,

Discourse, A brief Discourse touching the

happy Union of the Kingdoms of
England and Scotland, 104
Disputations, all the disputations of the

learned never brought to light one effect
of nature before unknown, 42
Distributio Operis, the, 377, 378
Divination, 465

Divinity, or Sacred Philosophy, 474;
scholastical D., 474; the Schoolmen
have made D. into an art, 343
Dorset, Lady, applying myself to be in-
ward with my Lady D., ad utilit.
test., 156

Draft of the King's speech, not all in
Bacon's style, 203-207

Dudley, Robert, Earl of Leicester, step-
father of Essex, his way of humouring
the Queen, 9; waxed seemingly
religious, 67

Dudley, (Henry VII.'s) description of,


Duelling (see Consalvo) takes away

the very life of the Law, 170
Duels, in point of D. and cartels I
should not know a coronet from a hat-
band, 254; a direct affront to Law,
and tends to the dissolution of Magis-
tracy, 255

Duns Scotus, proved the Immaculate
Conception by the Aristotelian Logic,


Dutch, the (see Low Countries), con-

flict between them and the Eng-
lish merchants as to the export of
undyed wool, 251; Dutch merchants
fined for exporting gold, 273; the
D. debt, 217; cautionary towns sur-
rendered to, 229; the alliance of,
not to be contemned, being, in effect,
of your Majesty's religion, 20; let not
the Parliament end like a Dutch
feast, 111

Duties, on the comparative importance
of, 469


EARS, a man's, to be saved for 2001., 4
Earth, motion of the, Bacon's disbelief
in, 376
Eccentrics, 376

Education, discussed in the Advance-
ment, 470

Edward III. made laws against abuse
of Purveyance, 111
Egerton, Sir Thomas (Attorney-General,
then Master of the Rolls and simul-
taneously Lord Keeper and Lord
Chancellor under the title of Lord
Ellesmere, shortly before his death

Words printed in italics are Bacon's; the addition of † denotes translation from

Bacon's Latin.

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