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Bacon, Francis---continued.

Transmits Essex's letter recom

mending him for Master of the

Rolls to his brother, 33–36.
His letter of thanks to Essex, 36.
His letter to his brother report-

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

sons, 38.

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.

Bacon, Francis-continued.

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.
II is account of the conspiracy of

Edward Squire, 110–119.
Not the author of the Historical

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.
His advice to her upon the case of

Essex, 172.
His narrative of the opening of the

judicial proceeding against Essex
at York House, 174–188.

Bacon, Francis-continued.

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
His draft of a correspondence be his last moments, 285.

tween his brother and Essex for Beggars, bill for extirpation of, 78.
the purpose of showing the Berkeley. See Barkley.
Queen what mind Essex was in, Bindon, Viscount, one of the Peers on

Essex's trial, 283.
His ignorance of the real state of Bingham, Sir Richard, 95.96 note. 100.

Essex's mind at this time, 203. Sent to Ireland as Bagnall's suc-
Ilis account of the failure of his

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

235. 261.
“ Declaration of the Practices Accused by Essex as his chief in.
and Treasons," etc., 240, 211.

stigator, 236.
Mr. Jardine's charge against him Brought to trial, 237. 275.

of “garbling the depositions,” His end, 239.
examined, 212, 243.

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.

masque, 370.

Bodley, Mr., 342.
Bohemia, Queen of, 2.
Bowes, Sir Jerome, associated with Ba-

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

Treasurer, 33.
Essex's letter to him recommend

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.

case, 66.

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.
Essex still at enmity with him, 48.
Essex reconciled to him, 54.
One of the Commissioners in Mill's

Cabala,' the, 94. 95 note 5.
Cadiz (or Cales), expedition against, 28,

29. Its result, 39.
Rumoured intentions of Spain in

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.

case, 66.

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.

His account of Essex's confessions Seeks the Mastership of the Rolls,
after the trial, 233. 235.

49. 63.
His forgiveness asked by Essex, Marries Lady Hatton, 56.

Sets forth the charges against Es-
Explanation of his letter suggesting

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.
54. 56. See also 100.

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-
portment after sentence, 232.

fession, 313 note.
Miss Williams's edition of his let See 292 note, 319 note, 327 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.

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Cuffe, Henry---continued.

Essex's adjuration to him, 320.
His answer to the Articles sent to

bim from the Privy Council, 330

-333. His subsequent examinations, 342,

343. 351, 352.
His letter to Cecil with the instruc-

tions for the Earl of Marre, 352
See 265. 338. 338 note. 339
note. 340. 3-10 note. 341. 344.

345. 346. 347. 348. 349. 362. Cumberland, Earl of, one of the Com

missioners before whom the case
of Essex was heard at York

House, 173 note.
Proclaims Essex a traitor, 271.

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.

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Darcy de Chichey, Lord, one of the

Peers on Essex's trial, 283.
Davers or Danvers, Sir Charles, 163.

Declaration of his found in the
Advocates' Library, Edir burgh,

Cuffe's reference to him, ib., note 2.
Revised copy of his declaration in

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.

235. 261.
Brought to trial, 237. 275.
His end, 239.
Made his confession without re-

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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

House, 270.
Effect of what passed at the ar-

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
against Essex were heard at York

House, 173 note.
One of the Peers on Essex's trial

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.

serve, ibid.

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Cause of his devotion to South

ampton, 262. Effect of what passed at the ar

raignments of himself and his
confederates, 286—290.
IIis contession and declaration, 300

-303. 333–342.
See 227. 233. 276. 319 note,
331, 332, 346. 317. 319. 351.

359, 360. 365. Davies or Davis, Sir John, post assigned

to in the plot to surprise the

Court, 217. 235. 264.
Ilimself the framer of the plot, 220.
Brought to trial, 237, 275.
Principal offences charged upon

him, 238.


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