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Transmits Essex's letter recom
mending him for Master of the
Rolls to his brother, 33–36.
ing the Queen's reception of his
foreign intelligence, 36, 37. His letter to a young friend abroad,
probably one of Sir T. Cecil's
His account of the capture of Cadiz,
38, 39. Ilis letter of advice to Essex on his
bearing towards the Queen, 40–
45. Receives" gracious usage” from the
Queen, 45. Presents her with a sample of a
work on the Maxims of the Law,
45, 46. Publishes his Essays, Colours of
Good and Evil, and Meditationes
Sacræ, 46. His letter to Mr. Hesket on behalf
of James Ousie, a servant of his
brother's, ibid. Ilis hopes of promotion, through
some change of places among
the law officers, 49. His letters to Burghley, Stanhope,
and Essex on the occasion, 49–
53. His project of marriage with the
widow of Sir William Hatton, 53,
51. His letter to Essex desiring his me
diation, 55, 56. His views and advice with regard
to the new military enterprise
projected by Essex, ibid. His memorial to the Lord Keeper
concerning alleged exactions by Mr. Mill, Clerk of the Star Cham
ber, 56–60. His interest in the pending inquiry,
and proposed disposal of the re
version of the office, 60. IIis letters to the Lord Keeper on
the subject, 60-67. His letter to the Queen, 67. In the Parliament of 1597 brings
in bills for the prevention of Enclosures and the maintenance of Tillage, 79—83. His speech in support of the Sub
sidy Bill—the first of his speeches
reported by himself, 83–89. Commencement of estrangement
between him and Essex, 93. Advises Essex to take upon him
the care of Irish aflairs in Cecil's absence, 94.
His letter to him on the subject,
94-96. Variations in the different copies
of his letters accounted for, ibid. His letter of advice to Essex upon
the treaty with Tyrone, 98-100. His letters to Sir Robert Cecil, ne
gotiating in France, 101, 102. II is letter of congratulation to Es
sex upon his reconciliation with the Queen after their great quar
rel, 104. His arrest for debt while engaged
in business of the Learned Coun
sel, 106. IIis letters of complaint to Sir R.
Cecil and the Lord Keeper, 106
--108. Joined with Peyton and Waad in
examination of Stanley, 108.
Edward Squire, 110–119.
Account of the Alienation Oflice,'
120, 121. His advice asked by Essex upon
the question of taking the com
mand in Ireland, 126. His endeavours to dissuade him
from taking it, 127. His uneasiness with regard to Es
sex's objects, 128. Ilis letter of advice and warning
to him immediately before his
going, 128–133. His suggestion to the Queen to re
call him, 140. His letter to, and interview with,
Essex, on his sudden return, 149,
150. His unsuccessful endeavour to dis
suade the Queen from bringing Essex's case in question publicly,
158. Popular misapprehension as to his
conduct, and consequent indig.
nation, 159. His absence from the Star Cham
ber, and letters on the occasion to the Queen, Lord Henry Howard, and Sir R. Cecil, 159—
162. Ilis letters of compliment to the
Queen on sending New Years'
gifts, 163, 164. His letter to the Queen asking for
a gift of land, 165, 166.
judicial proceeding against Essex
Bagnall, Sir Henry, killed by the Irish His part in that proceeding, 190. rebels, 122. His letter to Essex in offer of his Bancroft, Richard, Bishop of London,
service, and subsequent endea collects forces to oppose Essex, 272. Tours to reconcile him with the Barkley, Sir Richard, appointed keeper Queen, 190—193.
of Esses in his own house, 259. His drafts of letters to be written by Removed from his charge, 260.
Essex to the Queen, 193–196. Barlow, Dr., in attendance on Essex in
tween his brother and Essex for Beggars, bill for extirpation of, 78.
Essex's trial, 283.
Essex's mind at this time, 203. Sent to Ireland as Bagnall's suc-
cessor: his death, 121. endeavours to reconcile the two, Called “Sir Robert” in the Sydney and of the termination of his in
Papers, 100. See Errata. fluence with both, 203, 204. Birch, Dr. Thomas, 167. 372. His appointment as Double Reader Blackbourn, first editor of Bacon's at Gray's Inn, 20 1.
Opera Omnia,'' History of the His endeavours to clear himself of
Alienation Office first printed debt, and letters to Mr. Hickes
among Bacon's works by him, 120. for help, 201--206.
Letter of Bacon given by Anstis His summons from the Council to
to him, 165. assist in examining parties impli- Blount, or Blunt, Sir Christopher, mar
cated in Essex's insurrection, 213. shal of the army sent into IreHis duty with reference to the ar
land: refusal of the Queen to raignment, 214.
make him a councillor, 134, 135. His first speech in support of Dissuades Essex from returning to
the charge, with Essex's retort England with his army; his adand his reply, 225—227.
vice on the occasion, 147, 148. His second speech, reminding the
256, 257. 258. Court how the case stood, 229, Same reconsidered and rejected, 230.
169. His charge against Sir John Davis, Post assigned to him in the intended 237, 238.
attack on the Court, 217. 220. His share in drawing up the official
of “garbling the depositions,” His end, 239.
Confesses without reserve, ibid. The “Declaration of Practices," Pardon of treasons granted to him etc., 215–321.
by Essex, 251. 253. The one considerable error in the Ordered by Essex to license Lee's narrative, 366, 367.
visit to Tyrone, 252. Conclusion of the history of Ba His suggestion to Sir F. Gorge to con's relations with Essex, 367.
kill Ralegh, 267. His letter to his brother Anthony, Wounded in a conflict with the 368.
Queen's forces, 272. His letter to Sir Thomas Lucy.on Effect of what passed at the arhis daughter's marriage, 369.
raignment of himself and his His letter to Lord Burghley on the
confederates, 286—290. part of Gray's Inu offering a His confessions and examination,
303-306. 313-315, 355-358. His letter to the second Lord His speeches at the time of his Burghley in favour of Mr. Johns,
death 316-319. 371, 372.
Important statement in the HatHis letters to the Lord Treasurer,
field copy of his examination, 372, 373.
366, 367. Sce 144. 147 note, To Sir Francis Vere, 373.
151. 163. 227, 233, 261, 262. To Mr. Cawfeilde, 373, 374.
265. 276, 277.314 note, 347.351.
Bodley, Mr., 342.
con in inquiry into Essex's con
spiracy, 213 noie. Bremingham, Richard, on Tyrone's ex
pectations from Essex, 255. Bromley, Sir Henry, implicated by
Cuffe in Essex's plot, 332. 351. 352. Bruce, John, F S.A., references to Hat
field MSS. printed by, 167 note 3.
352 note. 355 note, 358 note, 366. Buckhurst, Lord, afterwards Lord High
ing Bacon for the Rolls, 34, 35. One of the Commissioners in Mill's
Why the second letter on Travel
could not have been addressed
to him by Bacon, 18. Burgh, Lord, Lord Deputy in Ireland,
dies on his march against the rebels, 93. Burghley, William Cecil Lord, Lord
Treasurer : supposed to have dis
approved the Cadizexpedition, 29. Confined to his chamber by illness,
49. 50 note. Favours Bacon's pretensions for
“a good place,” ibid. Obligations to him acknowledged
by Bacon, 51–53. His death, 123. Letter of Bacon's probably ad
dressed to him, 370. Burghley, William Cecil, second Lord,
Lord President of the North, directed to proclaim Essex a
traitor, 271. One of the Peers on Essex's trial,
283. Letter of Bacon's addressed to
him, 371. See 272. 353.
One of the Commissioners to
hear the charges against Essex
at York House, 173 note. Lord Steward on Essex's trial, 222.
224. 232. 275.
See 208. 233. 266. Buckingham, Sir George Villiers, Mar
quis and Duke of, 2. 3.
Carleton, Dudley, 110. 124. 232. Catalogue of Bacon's letters by Ste
phens and Tenison, 2, 3. Cawfeilde, Letter from Bacon to, 373. Cecil, Richard and Edward, sops of Sir
Thomas, licensed to travel, 37,
38. Letter from Bacon to one of them,
38. Cecil, Sir Robert (Mr. Secretary), 'long
speech' had by Bacon with, 37. Mistake relative to a letter docketed
as from Bacon to him, 37, 38.
Cabala,' the, 94. 95 note 5.
29. Its result, 39.
retaliation, 47. Camden, William, on Essex's great
quarrel with the Queen, 103 note. On Walpole's conspiracy, 119. On Essex's reinstatement in favour,
123. On Sir R. Bingham's character,
124. On Essex's depreciation of Mont
joy, 125 note 2. On suspicions suggested by Essex's
proceedings with regard to his
Irish appointment, 127, 128. Anecdote told by him of the zeal
of one of Essex's followers, 152. On the popular impression with re
gard to Essex's crime, 231. See
140. Canterbury, Archbishop of. See Whit
gift. Carew, Sir George, recommended for
oflice by Essex, and why, 103.
103 note. Post in Ireland procured for him
by Cecil, and insinuation of Es
sex concerning same, 354. Carleton, Bishop, account of Squire's
conspiracy printed in the 'Thankful Remembrance' of, 109.
Subsidy Bill of 1597-8 seconded
by him, 83. Made Chancellor of the Duchy of
Lancaster, 89. Sent as ambassador into France, 92. Alleged mover of the Queen's
bounty to Essex, 93. Letters to him from Bacon, 101.
102. His embassy unsuccessful, 102. Witness of Essex's great quarrel
with the Queen, 103. Character of his abilities as a coun
cillor, 123. Bacon's justificatory letter to him,
Cecil, Sir Robert-continued.
Cobham-continued. One of the Commissioners before Accused by Essex of foreign pracwhom the case of Essex was
tices, and demands explanation, heard at York House, 173 note.
221. 222. His displacement part of Essex's Charges retracted by Essex, 236. plot, 221.
One of the Peers on Essex's trial, Charge insinuated against him by
283. See 273. 353. Essex, 224. 277. and his answer Coke, Sir Edward, Attorney-General, to same, 224. 277. 279–281.
Sets forth the charges against Es-
sex before the Commissioners at an omission from Blount's con
York House, 173. 174. fession, 314.
Conducts the arraignment of Essex Abstract of Essex's confession dock
and Southampton, 214. eted by him, 319. See 147. 154, His opening speech, 216, 217. 156 note, 208. 309. 342. 353.
Objects to Essex being allowed to Cecil, Sir Thomas, 37. 38.
interrupt the evidence, ib. Bacon's project of marriage with Charges Éssex with “hypocrisy in
his daughter, and its result, 53, religion,” 227.
His management of the trial, 230, Cecil, William, Lord Burghley. See 231. And see 217, 218, 219. Burghley.
222. 229. Chamberlain, John, Dudley Carleton's Employed on the trial of Essex's correspondent, 110.
confederates, 237. Extracts from his letters relative to New disclosures concerning Essex's nomination of Essex as Lord
treason known to the public Deputy of Ireland, 124, 125.
chiefly through his speeches, 240. His account of the trial of Essex Delivers the papers to Bacon, ibid.
and Southampton, and their de His rough minute of Blount's con-
fession, 313 note.
ters, ibid. note. See Errata. Commission nominated to investigate Chandos, Lord, 283, 309. 311.
charges against Essex at the Lord Cicero's eloquence less proper for a Keeper's house, 173 note.
statesman than that of Demosthenes, Commons, House of (Parliament of 25.
1597—-8), how met by Elizabeth, Cinque Ports, appointment to warden
77. ship of, 48.
Chief measures submitted to the Clarendon, Edward, Earl of, on the cha
House, 78. racter of the “Declaration of Trea Spirit in which the required Supsons," 242,
plies were granted, 78, 79. Clerke, Baron of Exchequer, an assist Poor relief enactments, 79.
ant to the Peers on Essex's trial, Proceedings relative to Enclosures 283.
and Depopulation. See EncloClifford, Sir Coniers, 95.
sures. Repulsed and slain by the Irish Triple Subsidy Bill passed without rebels, 139. See 253. 327. 329.
opposition, 83. Clifton, Sir Jervis, 19.
Bacon's speech in support of it, Cobham, Lord, Wardenship of the
85--89. Cinque Ports vacated by the death Compton, Lord, 272. 317. 319. of, 48.
One of the Peers on Essex's trial, Cobham, Lord (son of the above),
283. successful competitor with Es Cooke, Sir William, married to Joyce sex for the vacant Wardenship, Lucy, letter of Bacon concerning, 309. 48.
Court, plan of the Essex conspirators His displacement a part of the Es for attacking and taking possession of sex plot, 208. 221.
tie, 217. 220. 235. 263, 264. Essex's pretended fear of being Cromwell, Edward Lord, implicated in
murdered by him, 209. 267. Essex's conspiracy, 277.
His examination, 312.
Essex's adjuration to him, 320.
bim from the Privy Council, 330
-333. His subsequent examinations, 342,
343. 351, 352.
tions for the Earl of Marre, 352
345. 346. 347. 348. 349. 362. Cumberland, Earl of, one of the Com
missioners before whom the case
House, 173 note.
See 272. 283.
His end, ibid. “A base fellow, but a great scholar,”
260. His endeavour to engage Sir Henry
Nevill in the conspiracy, 260, 261. Vehemently charged by Essex as
his instigator, 281, 285. 319 note Effect of what passed at the ar
raignments of himself and his confederates 286, 288. 289.
Darcy de Chichey, Lord, one of the
Peers on Essex's trial, 283.
Declaration of his found in the
his own hand, at Hatfield, ib.,
note 3. Extracts from his declaration, 168.
169. 170. 171 notes. Sent to Ireland by Essex to ar
range for Montjoy's help, 206.
207. Lodged at Drury House, 207. 262. Post assigned to him in the plot to
surprise the Court, 217. 220.
Confesses himself guilty of all, 238,
239. His office in the Tower, 263. Set in charge over the Lord Keeper
and his colleagues at Essex
raignments of himself and his
confederates, 286—290. His confession, 298–300.
See 227. 233. 261. 272. 276.
277. 348. 357. 365. Declaration of the practices and treasons
attempted and committed by Robert late Earl of Essex and his complices, 256--274. See Essex ; Blount; Da
vers; Davis ; Gorge ; Southampton. De la Ware, Lord, one of the Peers on
Essex's trial, 283. Demosthenes, eloquence of more proper
for a statesman than Cicero's, 25.
Saying of, 130. Depopulation. See Enclosures. Derby, Earl of, one of the Commission
ers before whom the charges
House, 173 note.
for treason, 283. Desmond, the traitorous titulary Earl
of, 255. 293. Disloyalty, ingratitude, and insolency
three of the unluckiest vices, 130. Dixon, Hepworth, 148 note. Don, Dr., Dean of Norwich, sent to
Essex in the Tower, 273 note. Drury House, the meeting place of the
Essex conspirators, 207. 227. 238. 262. 265.
Cause of his devotion to South
ampton, 262. Effect of what passed at the ar
raignments of himself and his
359, 360. 365. Davies or Davis, Sir John, post assigned
to in the plot to surprise the
Court, 217. 235. 264.