Personal History of Lord Bacon: From Unpublished Papers

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CHAPTER V. .
THE IRISH PLOT

1 1. UNDER the eyes of Blount, Essex parts more and more from the good cause and from those who love it. His horses are not now seen in Gray's Inn Square. The correspondence with Anthony Bacon drops. The barges which float to Essex stairs bring other company than the Veres and Raleighs, the Cecils, Nottinghams, and Greys. To sup with bold, bad men; to listen when he ought to strike; to waste his manhood on the frail Southwells and Howards, have become the feverish habits of his life. Sir Charles Danvers, Sir Charles and Sir Jocelyn Percy, Sir William Constable, Captain John Lee, -- all discontented and disloyal Roman Catholics, -- are now his household and familiar friends. The young apostate Lord Monteagle sits at his board; though merely, as is guessed from what comes after, in the shameful character of Cecil's tool and spy. But in the rear of Danvers and Percy, Constable and Lee, wicked and dangerous as these men are, lurks a crowd of ruf-

1598. Sept.

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Lodge Illustrations, ii. 545; Devereux, i. 475; Birch Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth, ii. 70; Vaughan to Cecil, Jan. 29, 1598, S. P. O.; Vaughan to Hesketh, Jan. 29, 1598, S. P. O.; Council Reg., Mar. 16, 1600.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Note from the Author. v
  • Contents vii
  • Chapter I - The Biographers 1
  • Chapter II - Early Years 13
  • Chapter III - The Earl of Essex. 47
  • Chapter IV - Treason of Sir John Smyth. 80
  • Chapter V - The Irish Plot 109
  • Chapter VI - The Street Fight 132
  • Chapter VII - The New Reign. 152
  • Chapter VIII - Solicitor-General. 190
  • Chapter IX - St. John and Peacham 218
  • Chapter X - Race with Coke. 241
  • Chapter Xi. Lord Chancellor. 272
  • Chapter XII - Fees 290
  • Appendices. 359
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