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Bir Francis Bacon to Mr. (afterwards Sir) Isaac Lord Bacon to Mr. Secretary Calvert...... 125
Wake, his majesty's agent at the court of to the King.......

125

Savoy ....

... 115 Tobie Matthew to the Lord Chancellor...... 126

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 127

cellor.......

..... 115 to the Marquis of Buckingham......

127

Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 115 Tobie Matthew to the Lord Chancellor.......... 127

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

cellor ........

115 cellor ......

128

to the Lord Chancellor...

116 Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 128

to the Lord Chancellor..

116 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

to the Lord Chancellor......

116 cellor .......

128

Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 116 to the Lord Chancellor..

128

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan to the King....

128

cellor ....

to the Lord Chancellor.

129

Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 117 Lord Bacon to the King...

129

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

cellor .......

117 cellor .......

130

Sir Francis Bacon to the Lady Clifford..

........ 118

to the Lord Chancellor......

130

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 130

cellor........

118 to the King, thanking his majesty for his gra.

to the Lord Chancellor....

118 cious acceptance of his book......

131

Tobie Matthew to the Lord Chancellor.......

118

to the Marquis of Buckingham..

131

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

cellor .......

... 118 cellor .....

131

to the Lord Chancellor, and Sir Lionel Tan. Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 131

field, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer.. 118 to the Marquis of Buckingham.....

132

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 119 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

to the Marquis of Buckingham....... 119 cellor....

132

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan to the Lord Chancellor...

132

cellor ......

..... 119

to the Lord Chancellor..

133

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 119 Lord Bacon to the King...

133

to the Marquis of Buckingham...... 120 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

to the Marquis of Buckingham.....

120 cellor ......

133

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 133

cellor ....

120 to the King.......

134

to the Lord Chancellor.....

120 to the Marquis of Buckingham......

134

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 121 to the Chancellor of the Duchy, Sir Hum-

to the Marquis of Buckingham...... 121 phrey May ........

135

to the Marquis of Buckingham ...... 121 to the Marquis of Buckingham.

135

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan to the Marquis of Buckingham.

135

cellor.......

121 to the Prince.....

136

to the Lord Chancellor.......

122 to the King..

136

Loni Baron to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 122 to the King...

136

to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 122 Dr. Williams, Bishop of Lincoln, elect, and Lord
The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

Keeper of the Great Seal, to the Viscount

cellor ......

122 Alban

137

to the Lord Chancellor....

123 Lord Bacon to the Lord Keeper....

137

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 123 Petition of the Lord Viscount St. Alban, intended
to the Marquis of Buckingham...... 123 for the House of Lords..

13 i

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan. Lord Bacon to John Lord Digby..

138

celior .....

124 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Viscount

to the Lord Chancellor....

124

St. Alban

138

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 124 Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham .... 138
The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan Thomas Meautys, Esq. to the Lord Viscount St.
cellor
125 Alban

139

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Thomas Meautys, Esq. to the Lord Viscount St. Minutes of a letter from Lord Bacon to the Duke

Alban

139 of Buckingham..

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to the Lord Viscount St. Alban..

140 Lord Bacon to the King.

152

Lodowic Stuart, Duke of Lenox, to the Lord Vis-

to the Prince

152

count St. Alban......

140 to the Duke of Buckingham..

153

Answer of the Lord Viscount St. Alban....... 140 to the Duke of Buckingham.

154

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 140 to the Earl of Oxford......

154

to the Marquis of Buckingham........ 141 to Sir Francis Barnaam..

155

Thomas Meautys, Esq., to the Lord Viscount Sh. to the Duke of Buckingham....

155

Alban.

141 to the Duke of Buckingham.....

155

to the Lord Viscount St. Alban....... 141 to Sir Richard Weston, chancellor of the ex-
Lord Bacon to Henry Cary, Lord Viscount Falk-

chequer.....

155

land ......

142 to the Duke of Buckingham.....

156

to the Lord Treasurer..

142 to the Duke of Buckingham..

156

to the Lord Treasurer.

142 to the Chancellor of the Duchy, Sir Hum-

Thomas Meautys, Esq. to the Lord Viscount St.

phrey May......

156

Alban

143

to Sir Robert Pye.....

156

Lord Bacon to Thomas Meautys, Esq..... 143 to the Earl of Dorset.

156

to Mr. Tobie Matthew

143 Sir Thomas Coventry, attorney-general, to the

to the Queen of Bohemia.....

Lord Viscount St. Alban....

157

Sir Edward Sackville to the Lord Viscount St. Lord Bacon to Mr. Roger Palmer..

157

Alban ...

.... 144 to the Duke of Buckingham......

157

Lord Bacon to the Lord Keeper, Bishop of Lin. to Sir Humphrey May, Chancellor of the

coln...

145 Duchy of Lancaster

158

to the Marquis of Buckingham...

145 to the Marquis d'Effiat, the French ambassa-

T. Meautys to the Lord Viscount St. Alban..... 145 dor.......

158

Lord Bacon to the Countess of Buckingham, mo- to King James I...

158

ther to the Marquis of Buckingham......... 146 to the King....

to the Marquis of Buckingham.....

146 to the Marquis of Buckingham.

159

T. Meautys to the Lord Viscount St. Alban..... 146 to the Marquis of Buckingham...

159

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 146 Draught of a letter to the Marquis of Bucking-

to the Marquis of Buckingham....... 147 ham, not sent......

159

Jo. Lincoln, C. S. to the Lord Viscount St. Alban 147 to the Marquis of Buckingham.

159

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham.... 147 to the Marquis of Buckingham..

159

to the Marquis of Buckingham.....

147 | Lord Bacon to Mr. Tobie Matthew

160

to Sir Francis Cottington, secretary to the

to Mr. Tobie Matthew....

160

prince

148 Tobie Matthew to the Lord Viscount St. Alban.. 160

to the King..

148 Lord Bacon to the Lord Archbishop of York.... 160

to Mr. Secretary Conway...

148 minute of a letter to the Count Palatine of the

to the Marquis of Buckingham, in Spain.,.. 148 Rhine

161

to Mr. Secretary Conway ...

to the Earl of Bristol, Ambassador in Spain.. 149

LETTERS FROM THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

to Sir Francis Cottington, secretary to the Mr. Bacon to Lady Burghley, to speak for bim to

prince ...

149 her lord........

161

to Mr. Tobie Matthew

149 to Lord Burghley, to recommend him to the

to the Duke of Buckingham...

150 qucen

161

Duke of Buckingham to the Lord Viscount St.

to the Right Honourable the Lord Treasurer. 162

Alban

150 to Sir Robert Cecil, knight......

162

Lord Bacon to the Duke of Buckingham, in Spain 150 to Mr. Michael Hickes, secretary to the lord

to Mr. Tobie Matthew....

151 high treasurer

162

to Mr. Tobie Matthew..

151 to the Lord High Treasurer..

163

to Mr. Tobie Matthew...

151 to Mr. Henry Maynard, and Mr. Michael

to the Duke of Buckingham..

151

Hickes......

163

to the Duke of Buckingham.

151 to Lord Burghley...

164

to Mr. Tobie Matthew ...

152 to Mr. Michael Hickes...

164

1., 158

... 165

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Mr. Bacon to the Earl of Salisbury...

164

LETTERS FROM STEPHENS.

to Mr. Michael Hickes......

164 Sir Francis Bacon to the King................ 173

to Mr. Michael Hickes...

164 Sir George Villiers to Sir Francis Bacon, his ma-

to Sir Robert Cotton....

165 jesty's attorney-general ...

....... 173

to Sir Michael Hickes...

165 Sir Francis Bacon to the Earl of Buckingham... 173

to Sir Michael Hickes..

to the Earl of Buckingham.........

to Sir Michael Hickes...

165 The Earl of Buckingham to the Lord Keeper... 174

to Sir Robert Cotton...

165 to the Lord Keeper......

174

to Sir Michael Hickes....

165 Sir Francis Bacon to the Earl of Buckingnam.. 174

to Sir Michael Hickes.....

166 The Privy Council to the King..

175

to his very loving friend, Mr. John Murray, of The Earl of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor 175

his majesty's bed-chamber........ 166 to the Lord Chancellor........

... 175

From the University of Cambridge to the Right Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 176

Honourable Sir Francis Bacon, knight, his to the Marquis of Buckingham............. 176

majesty's attorney-general, and one of his The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

honourable privy council..... ... 166 cellor......

...... 176

From Sir Francis Bacon to the right worshipful Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 176

the Vice-Chancellor and others, the Mas- Lord Bacon, Montagu, and Yelverton, to the King 177

ters, and the Heads of the Houses of the Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 177

University of Cambridge...

166 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

From the University of Cambridge

167 cellor .......

177

Lord Bacon to my Lord of Buckingham, touching

to the Lord Chancellor....

177

Mompesson's business of inns........ 167 to the Lord Chancellor

178

to my Lord of Buckingham, touching Mom- to the Lord Chancellor....

178

pesson's business, the maltsters, &c....... 167 Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 178

From his Majesty to Lord Bacon, touching the The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

business of the mint......

167 cellor.....

178

Lord Bacon to my Lord Buckingham....

168 Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 178

to my very loving, friends, the Mayor, &c., of The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

Cambridge ........

168 cellor.

179

to the Lord President of York, in favour of Mr. Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 179

Johns, for the secretary's place at York... 168 to the Marquis of Buckingham...... 179

to Mr. Matthew.......

168 to the Marquis of Buckingham....

179

to my Lord Treasurer Lea......

169 to the Marquis of Buckingham..

179

to the Marquis of Buckingham..

180

LETTERS FROM THE LAMBETH LIBRARY.

to the King......

180

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 169 The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

Edward Franklin to Lord St. Alban....... 169

cellor ......

180

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 169

to the Lord Chancellor.

180

T. Meautys to Lord St. Alban

170

Sir Francis Bacon, Montagu, Coke, Hobarte, and

Lord Bacon to Count Gondomar..

170

Crew to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 181

to his very loving friends, the parishioners and

Sir Francis Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham 181

feoffees of the poor of the Parish of St. All-

'The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

dotts, in Oxford.....

171

cellor......

182

LETTERS FROM MALLET.

to the Lord Chancellor

182

Sir Francis Bacon to the Lord Viscount Villiers. 171 Lord Bacon to the Right Honourable his very

to the Earl of Buckingham.......

good lords, the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-

The Earl of Buckingham to the Lord Chancellor 171 ral, in the Upper House of Parliament as-

Lord Bacon to my very loving friends Sir Thomas

sembled....

182

Leigh and Sir Thomas Puckering, knights to the King.

183

and baronets........

172 to the King....

183

to the Marquis of Buckingham..

172 to the Prince of Wales..

183

to the Marquis of Buckingham

172 to the King...

184

to the Duke of Buckingham....

172 to the Marquis of Buckingham.

184

The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban 173 to the King...

184

Vol, Ill.--2

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The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Al- Mr. Francis Bacon to the Right Honourable his

ban ....

..... 184 very good Lord, the Lord Keeper of the Great

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 185

Seal......

192

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Al- to the Right Honourable, &c., the Lord Keeper 192

ban

185 Earl of Essex to the Lord Keeper Puckering..., 193

to the Lord St. Alban...

185 Mr. Francis Bacon to the Right Honourable the

to the Lord St. Alban......

185 Lord Keeper, &c........

193

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham..... 185 to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 193

to the King..

186 to the Right Honourable his very good Lord,

to the Lord Digby....

186

the Lord Keeper, &c......

193

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord St. Al- to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 193

ban .....

186 Sir Francis Bacon to Sir George Villiers.... 194

Lord Bacon to the Marquis of Buckingham.

to the Marquis of Buckingham....

to the Duke of Buckingham......

187 Mr. Francis Bacon to the Right Honourable the
The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban 187 Lord Keeper, &c.........

.... 191

to the Lord St. Alban....

137 to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 195

Lord Bacon to the Duke of Buckingham..... 188 to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 195

The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban 188 to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 195

Lord Bacon to the Duke of Buckingham........ 188 to the Right Honourable, my good Lord, the

The Duke of Buckingham to the Lord St. Alban 188 Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Eng-

Jo. Lincoln to the Lord St. Alban....... ... 188

land.

195

LETTERS FROM MATTHEWS.

to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 196

Sir Francis Bacon desiring a friend to do him a

to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 196

service...

The Earl of Essex to the Right Honourable the

... 189

to a friend about reading and giving judgment

Lord Keeper, &c.......

upon his writings......

189

to the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper, &c. 196

Mr. Francis Bacon to Dr. Morrison, a Scottish

to the same person, upon the like subject; with

an addition of condoling the death of a

physician, upon his majesty's coming in... 197

friend......

to Mr. Murray, of the king's bedchamber.... 197

189

to Mr. Matthew...

197

to a friend, in reflection upon some astrolo-

gers in Italy...

to my Lady Packington, in answer to a mes-

190

197

The Lord of St. Albans, Bacon, to an humble ser.

sage by her sent.....

to Sir Thomas Bodeley, after he had imparted

vant, my lord believing his own danger to

be much less than he found it...........

to him a writing, entitled Cogitata et Visa. 198

190

to the King......

198

My Lord of St. Albans, Bacon, to the same hum-

to King James....

198

ble servant, employing him to do a good

office with another great man...........

to Sir George Villiers, on sending his bill for

.... 190

viscount.......

199

The Lord of St. Altans to a most dear friend, in
whom he notes an entireness and impatient

King James to our trusty and well-beloved Tho-

attention to his service......

191

mas Coventry, our attorney-general....... 200

Mr. Francis Bacon to the Earl of Essex...... 200

to the Lord Treasurer Marlborough, expostu-

The Earl of Essex to Mr. Francis Bacon... 200

lating about his unkindness and injustice.. 191

Sir Francis Bacon to a servant of his, in expres-

Lord Treasurer Burghley to Mr. Francis Bacon. 201

Sir Robert Cecil to Mr. Francis Bacon..

201

sion of great acknowledgment and kindness 191

Mr. Francis Bacon to the Queen...

201

MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS.

to Robert Kemp, of Gray's Inn, Esq,.. 201

The Lord Bacon, his letter to the most illustrious

to the Earl of Essex...

202

and most excellent Prince Charles, Prince The Earl of Essex to Mr. Francis Bacon....... 202

of Wales, Duke of Cornwall, Earl of Ches-

to Mr. Francis Bacon.......

ter, &c. ...

... 191 Mr. Francis Bacon to the Earl of Essex... 203

Mr. Francis Bacon to Mr. Robert Cecil..... 192 to Sir Robert Cecil......

203

to the Right Honourable his very good Lord, Sir Robert Cecil to Mr. Francis Bacon .

204

the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, &c.... 192 The Earl of Essex to Mr. Francis Bacon..

204

Earl of Essex to the Right Honourable my very to Mr. Francis Bacon.....

204

good Lord, the Lord Keeper.... ... 192 Foulke Grevill, Esq., to Mr. Francis Baror. .... 204

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Mr. Francis Bacon to the Queen

205

to his brother Antony......

205

The Earl of Essex to Mr. Francis Bacon..... 205

Mr. Francis Bacon to his brother Antony.... 205

to Sir Robert Cecil, a copy of which was sent

with the preceding to Mr. Antony Bacon.. 206

to Sir Thomas Egerton, lord keeper of the

207

Mr. Francis Bacon to the Earl of Essex, on his

lordship’s going on the expedition against

Cadiz....

209

The Earl of Essex to Mr. Francis Bacon....... 209

Mr. Francis Bacon to his brother Antony..... 210

Mr. Francis Bacon's letter framed for my Lord of

Essex to the Queen

210

Mr. Francis Bacon to Sir John Davis, his majes-

ty's attorney-general in Ireland

211

Sir Francis Bacon to the reverend University of

Oxford.........

211

Lord Keeper Bacon to Mr. Maxey, fellow of Tri-

nity College, Cambridge ..

211

The Earl of Buckingham to the Lord Keeper Bacon 211

Lord Bacon to Henry Cary, Lord Viscount Falk-

212

Secretary Conway to the Lord Viscount St. Alban 212

Mr. Francis Bacon to the Lord Treasurer

212

to Sir Francis Vere......

212

to Mr. Cawfielde....

213

Lord Bacon to Mr. Tobie Matthew.

213

to my Lord Montjoye....

213

The Marquis of Buckingham to the Lord Chan-

cellor and the Lord Mandeville, Lord Trea-

surer of England. .....

213

Sir Francis Bacon to the Reverend University of

213

The Earlos Buckingham to the Lord Keeper Bacon 214

Sir Francis Bacon to Lord Norris, in answer to him 214

to the King.......

214

The Lord Chancellor and two Chief Justices to

the Marquis of Buckingham...

214

Bir Francis Bacon to King James..

216

Lord Bacon to the Count Gondomar, Ambassador

from the Court of Spain.....

216

to Count Gondomar.

217

to Count Gondomar, then in Spain.......

217

ne delicta maneant impunita....... 235

13. Non accipi debent verba in demonstratio-

nem falsam, quæ competunt in limita-

tionem veram......

236

14. Licet dispositio de interesse futuro sit inu.

tilis, tamen potest fieri declaratio præce-

dens quæ fortiatur effectum interveniente

novo actu......

237

15. In criminalibus sufficit generalis malitia in-

tentionis cum facto paris gradus........ 238

16. Mandata licita recipiunt strictam interpre-

tationem, sed illicita latam et extensivam 238

17. De fide et officio judicis non recipitur quæs-

tio, sed de scientia, sive error sit judicis

sive facti......

239

18. Persona conjuncta æquiparatur interesse

proprio .

239

19. Non impedit clausula derogatoria qua mi-

nus ab eadem potestate res dissolvantur

a quibus constituuntur. ....

240

20. Actus inceptus, cujus perfectio pendet ex

voluntate partium revocari potest, si

autem pendet ex voluntale tertiæ personæ

vel ex contingenti, revocari non potest. . 241

21. Clausula vel dispositio inutilis per præ-

sumptionem remotam vel causam ex post

facto non fulcitur.......

212

22 Non videtur consensum retinuisse, si quis

ex præscripto minantis aliquid immutavit 214

23. Ambiguitas verborum latens verificatione

suppletur, nam quod ex facto oritur ambi-

guum verificatione facti tollitur. ....... 244

24. Licita bene miscentur, formula nisi juris

obstet....

245

25. Præsentia corporis tollit errorem nominis,

et veritas nominis tollit errorem demon

strationis...

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