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words), Cv/«*^(7/?w^ (reference to), 519 ;
King Lear (men blaming the stars
for their own follies), 535

Shepheards Calender, The, contem-
porary ignorance as to the authorship
of, 4, 5 ; the archaic language of, 6, 7,
28 ; new style for the year adopted in,
12 ; evidence for the author's youth,
15, 20, 24, 27-29 ; aprobable allusion
to Queen Elizabeth, 28 [cf. 260]

Sidney, Sir Henry, connection with
Spenser, 19, 31, 40 ; recalled from
Ireland, 32 ; advises Lord Grey,
32 n. ; Irish policy of, 70 ; death
of, 163 ; on the state of religion in
Ireland, 549 ; his description of
Munster, 559

Sidney, Mary. See Pembroke

Sidney, Sir Philip, his early connection
with Spenser, 2, 3, 19, 31 ; author-
ship of The Shepheards Caletider
attributed to, 4, 5 ; his Apologie for
Poetrie and Spenser's English Poete,
10, 14, 148 ; his correspondence,
3 «. , 1 86 sq. ; his desire to succeed
his father in Ireland, 32 n. , 64 ; his
death, 163 ; letter to the Queen on the
French marriage, 84 n., 1855^.; his
marriage and relations with his wife,
357 ; in Faerie Queene, 95, 96, 487,
488 ; his reply to Leicester s Common-
wealth, 186, 193, 194 ; his character,
187, 189, 190 ; his Protestant sym-
pathies, 190, 353, 487 ; letter on
travel, 191 ; at Kenilworth, 276 n. ;
as an "adventurer" in Gilbert's
voyage, 328 ; verses to in Daniel's
works, 338, 342 ; his betrothal to
Penelope Devereux, 356 ; account of
with Bryskett abroad, 590. See also
under the several works

Sizars, 2 n. , 3, 43, 102

Soul, the, imprisoned in the body, 18,
151 ; Bacon's ideas as to, 99, 108 sq. ;
Aristotle on, 109 sq. ; sense of com-
pleteness, a passion of, 104 ; attitude
towards in writings of Spenser,
Shakespeare and Bacon, 331

Southampton, Earl of, 75

Spencer, Sir John, of Althorpe, i, 65,
184, 378

Spencer, Sir John, merchant and Lord
Mayor of London, 89



Spenser, Ednnmd — I. As an official
and settler in Ireland : his identity
and early life, 1-4, 31, 33 ti. ; his
supposed friendship with Sir Philip
Sidney, 3 n. ; first mention of his
name as a writer of poetry, 5 n. ;
the external evidence for his identity,
30 sq. ; his appointment as secretary
to Lord Grey, 31, 34; perhaps in
Ireland earlier, 33 ; evidence for an
early marriage, 31, 34, 375, 568
\and see under II.]; his death,
interment and monument, 34, 38,
39, 46, 88 ; appointments and grants
of land in Ireland, 35, 36, 374, 574,
577 ; his life as a settler, 36-38, 548,
570 ; fate of in the Munster rising,

38, 39 ; his petition to the Queen,

39, 41, 42, 569 ; his connection
with Ralegh, 36, 38, 44, 73, 371-74;
his alleged friendship with Essex,
39-46, 554 ; his pension, 40, 41 ;
the visits to London, 41-44, 159 ;
absence of manuscripts and corre-
spondence, 53 ; Faerie Queene con-
sidered in relation to his circum-
stances, 55, 56, 76-82 ; evidence
that he was secretary to the Bishop
of Rochester, 572

II. As a writer : his habit and
methods of concealment, 6, 9, 14, 55,
58; his methods of "advertising"
and "reviewing" his works, 6, 369,
576 [cf. 169]; his habit of self-praise,
7, 28, 58, 166, 330, 334, 369 ; on
love, 8, 15, 18, 99, 507 ; his com-
plaints and suggested explanation
for, 50, 148, 162, 173, 331 ; charac-
teristics as a writer, 57-60, 80, 89,
98, 142, 143, 147, 494, 533 ; repre-
sentations of his genius, 62, 182,
480; his aristocratic^standpoint, loi,
103, 164, 507, 534 ; primitiveness
of spiritual feeling, 113 «., 490, 585;
his use of the term "spirits," 134,
135; and of the term "simple,"
138, 140, 141; his "inaccuracy," 143 ;
references to his poetry by Daniel,
340 ; his sonnet to Harvey, 369 ;
on Ralegh's "Cynthia," 370; the
inference that he was at Smerwick,
371, 561 ; his marriage and the
poems, 365 n., 374 sq., 385 n. ; his
family and the Spencers of Althorpe,
378 ; his attitude towards Church
questions, 548

For his habit of writing about
the Queen, see Elizabeth. See also
Bryskett, "Immerito," Leicester, and
the several w orks



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SPENSER AND THE BACON IMPERSOiWATIONS



Spenser, Sylvanus, petition by, 374,
569 ; his name used for a dialogue
on Irish outrages, 566

"Spirits," Baconian meaning of, 107,
\\i,sq., 591

Stage, the, writing for not well regarded,
9 ; Daniel on, 9 «., 133 n., 340;
players licensed, 51 ; theory of
superior imaginative powers of the
audience questioned, 105, 106 ;
absence of the historical sense, 144 ;
Bacon on the contemporary and the
possible uses of, 154, 155; Spenser's
complaint about, 165; representation
of the "dumb show" in Faerie
Queene, 99, 100 ; the fashion at
Court for the masque, 133 ; descrip-
tion of Tarlton on, 171 ; allusions
to in metaphor, 368

Stanley, Ferdinando, fifth Earl of
Derby, as "Amyntas," 65, 66, 349

"Stella," 3 n., 349, 350 sq., 502

Tarletons Newes o»t of Purgatorie,

168-71
Tarlton, Richard, 166, 168, 171
Teares of the Muses, The, 43, 44, 161,

164-67, 171, 350
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord, the metre of

In Memoriam, 354
Throgmorton, Elizabeth, in Faerie

Queene, 74, 483 ; her marriage with

Ralegh, 392, 393 ; courtship, 423,

465 ; committed to the Tower, 425 ;

her relations with her husband, 427-

429
Tides and sea currents, theories of,

300, 301, 306; Bacon on, 307-10
Tyrone, rebellion of, 70, 75 «., 82,

551. 554, 570



View of the State of Ireland, A,
" Irenaeus " as an eye-witness, 33,
371, 541 ; date and circumstances
of writing, 44, 528, 535, 550-56 ;
character of the writer, 533 ; com-
pared with Spenser's petition to the
Queen, 569 sq.

Virgils Gnat, 172, 179

Visions, the, of Spenser, and the
Theatre for Worldlings, 3, 201 sq.



Walsingham, Frances, \n Faerie Queene,
95, 96, 486-88 ; her marriage with
Essex, 95 ;/., 350; her marriage
and relations with Sidney, 357 ; and
" Stella," 350 sq.

Walsingham, Francis, his position at
the Court, 47 ; and the trial of the
Queen of Scots, 91 n. ; death of,
95 ; in Faerie Queene, 95, 96 ;
uses Bacon's pen, 185

Warwick, Ambrose Dudley, Earl of,
27, 163

Warwick, Anne, Countess of, 88, 163,

349 «•

Webbe, William, 5, 9, 479 w. See
A Discourse of English Poetrie

"White and red," 390 yi.

Whitgift, Archbishop, censorship of
the press by, 51 ; and the " Martin
Marprelate " attack, 52; connection
with Bacon, 52,61; Upton's sugges-
tion that he is in Faerie Queene, 61,
62

Wilson, A., account of Bacon by, 516

" Wit" and " will," 18, 118 «., 177 «.,

231. 487. 491
Wordsworth, William, a student of
Daniel, 344



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