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1. Bacon's part in the proceeding at York House. His dealings with

and for the Earl during the next two months

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LETTER TO THE EARL OF Essex, 20th of July, 1600

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The Earl's Answer. Letters drawn up for him by Bacon 192

LETTER TO THE QUEEN

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SUBSTANCE OF A LETTER I NOW WISH YOUR LORDSHIP SHOULD

WRITE TO HER MAJESTY

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2. Two LETTERS FRAMED BY SIR FRANCIS BACON, THE ONE AS

IN THE NAME OF MR. ANTHONY BACON, HIS BROTHER, TO

THE EARL OF Essex, THE OTHER AS THE EARL'S ANSWER

THEREUNTO

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3. Bacon's advice followed for awhile. The effects of it. Essex's

dangers and secret fears. Contrast between the temper in which

he affected to be and the temper in which he really was. Change

in the Queen's feelings towards him, and the causes of it. Mo-

nopoly-patent not renewed. Bacon's influence at an end. 202

4. Private affairs. Preparation for his double reading at Gray's Inn.

Payment of pressing debts

204

LETTER TO MR. MICHAEL HIckes, 25th of January, 1600

LETTER TO THE SAME

205

5. Essex, returning to his former projects, resolves to carry his ends

by force. Unsuccessful attempt to engage Montjoy in the ac-

tion. Renewed intrigues with the King of Scots. Preparations

for surprising and overpowering the Court. Message from the

Council. Sudden change in the plan of action. Message from

the Queen. Treatment of the messengers. Endeavour to get

help in the City. Proclamation. Fight on Ludgate Hill. The

whole party surrounded in Essex House and forced to surrender

at discretion

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6. Proceedings of the Council. Investigations and ultimate discovery

of the whole plot. Bacon's part.

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SOME PARTICULARITIES OF THAT

AFTER

THE ARRAIGNMENTS, etc.

284

THE EFFECT OF THAT WHICH PASSED AT THE ARRAIGNMENTS

"Of Sir CHRISTOPHER BLOUNT, SIR CHARLES DAVERS, SIR

John Davies, Sir Gillie MERICKE, AND HENRY CUFFE . 286

THE CONFESSIONS AND OTHER EVIDENCE (with all the omitted

passages restored from the original MSS.)

291

Additional Evidences, not published with the Declaration 325

Declaration of David Hetherington, 8th of January, 1599 325

Examination of Thomas Lee, 14th of February, 1600

Henry Cuffe to the Council, [21st] February, 1600

330

Declaration of Sir Charles Davers

333

Examination of Henry Cuffe, 2nd of March, 1600

342

Sir Henry Neville's Declaration, 2nd of March, 1600

343

Examination of Henry Cuffe, 2nd of March, 1600

351

Henry Cuffe to Sir Robert Cecil

Examination of Sir Christopher Blunt, 7th of March, 1600 . 355

Confession of Henry, Earl of Southampton

Dr. Fletcher's Confession

363

Edward Temple's Letter to Westwood

364

Dr. Timothy Willis to Secretary Cecil

364

Mr. Richard Lovelace's Declaration .

. 365

6. The one considerable error in Bacon's narrative. The substantial

truth of his story confirmed by the correction of it :

366

7. Upon a fair review of Bacon's conduct towards Essex from first to

last, no fault to be found with any part of it.

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8. Letters of doubtful date :-

LETTER TO ANTHONY Bacon

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Marriage of Sir William Cooke to Joyce Lucy

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LETTER TO SIR THOMAS LUCY

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Project of joint Masque from the four Inns of Court.

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LETTER TO LORD BURGHLEY (?).

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Secretary Herbert made Secretary and Keeper of the Signet to

the Council of the North. Edward Jones a candidate for the

deputation

377

A LETTER FROM MR. FRANCIS BACON, TO THE LORD PRESI-

DENT OF YORK IN FAVOUR OF MR. JOHNS FOR THE SECRE-

TARY'S PLACE AT YORK

371

The letters in the Library of Queen's College, Oxford, not ori-

ginal draughts

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LETTER TO THE LORD TREASURER

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LETTER TO SIR FRANCIS VERE

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LETTER TO MR. CAWFEILDE.

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Meautye.
Mardin

Murdin.
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his own.
7 (up).
minds

mind.
note 1 insert 1.
3 (up). Egertion

Egerton.
7 (up).
your Majesty

her Majesty.
note, 3 (up) Gorge's

Gorges'.
Ditto

Ditto.
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him

him and.
these

their.
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at that time.
gentleman.

gentlemen.
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Robert.

Richard (and insert note," Robert in
the Sydney papers : I presume by misprint').
29, 30

dele "and ... copy.”! 2, 3 (up) read “varies considerably from the original, but the diffe

rencea," etc. 20

AT.
26 imprinted

imprinted at London.
26
C. Barker

Christopher Barker, Printer to the
Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.
26

dele note 2. 28

Ferrara. 18

dele of.” 33

dauger. 11 Insert the following note :- After “Papist,” the original lins in

full stop and a new paragraph ; which must have been an

error of the press. 8 (up).

dele “that."
22 causing

caused.
31
did it

it did.
23
soundly.

. roundly.
12

dele note 2.
28

in some space.
34
22
preservation

Preservative.
7 (up).
last line sovereign

sovereigns.
2
concerned

imported.
5
there raised

this raised.
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wreak himself.

wreak themselves,
23 insert note :--The original has "it gave it ;" probably by

misprint. 15 donations

donatives. 7 (up). • wandring

wandering
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person
note.
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did

did not.
Miss Williams

the late Miss Williams. note, 3

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