Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba (eds), Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703), Vol. 2: 1660–September 1668

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pg 661INDEX: PERSONS AND SUBJECTS

Aberdeen, 377
Abulfeda: Geography, 81
Académie Royale des Sciences, 573, 605, 608
Africa, 437, 444
agriculture, 377
air
compression, 116
pressure, 94
Aleppo, 377
Alexander, Andreas (b. c.1475)
identified, 276
Alexander: Mathemalogium, 276
algebra, 48, 55, 275, 303, 309, 317, 475
symbols, 309, 447, 474, 533, 597
algebraists, 430, 448, 452, 461
Alleyn, Thomas (d. 1690), 65
identified, 65
Alost (Aalst), 329
America, 437, 444, 446
Amman: Abhandlung von der Sprache, 51, 60
Amsterdam, 6
anatomists
Paris, 326
anatomy, 105, 204
dissections, 326
experiments, 327
Anderson, Alexander (1582–1619?), 315
identified, 317
Anderson, Alexander: Exercitationum mathematicarum deces prima, 317
Anderson, Robert (d. 1710), 316, 567
identified, 304
Anderson, Robert: Stereometrical Propositions, 597, 602, 604, 606
angle of contact, 266, 267, 410, 414, 417- 423, 425–428, 431
angular sections, 269, 431
animals, 94, 95
Antwerp, 303, 328
Apelles of Kolophon (2nd half of 4th century bc), 265
Apollonius of Perga (c.260-c.l90), 421, 576
apothecaries, 31, 96
Aquitaine, 236
Archer, John (1598–1682), 148
identified, 140
Archimedes of Syracus (2877–212), 116, 265, 310
screw, 280
Archimedes: De dimensione circuli, 411, 423
Archimedes: De quadratura parabolae, 423
Archimedes: De sphaera et cylindro, 411, 423
arithmetic, 55, 265, 270, 309, 377, 523
armillary sphere, 97
Arundel, Thomas, Earl of (1586–1646)
identified, 196
Arzet, Andreas (1604–75)
identified, 315
Arzet: Clavis mathematica, 315
pg 662astronomers, 84, 101, 103, 211, 218, 220, 221
continental, 85
English, 79, 80, 83, 85, 286, 296, 319
astronomy, 101, 104–106, 109, 110
instruments, 12, 30, 165, 176, 293, 296
observations, 12, 79, 80, 82–86, 101, 103, 104, 109, 111, 113, 161, 162, 165, 170–178, 188, 201, 209, 210, 220, 238, 243, 244, 249, 261, 286, 291, 293, 296, 297, 319, 377
tables, 83, 84, 103, 109, 172
Auzout, Adrien (1622–91), 174, 188, 286, 293, 319
Auzout: L'Ephéméride, 174
Aynscom, Fran çois–Xavier (1624–60), 412, 414, 415, 421, 423, 424
Aynscom: Expositio ac deductio geometrica quadraturarum circuit, 417, 421, 572
Bachet de M éziriac, Claude–Gaspard (1580–1639), 589
Bachet de Méziriac (ed.): Diophanti Alexandrini arithmeticorum libri sex … Accessit … inventum novum collectum ex … Fermat epistolis, 303
Bago, 256
Baliani, Giovanni Batista (1586–1666), 208
identified, 208
Baliani: De motu naturali solidorum et liquidorum, 208
Ball, Sir Peter (d. 1680)
identified, 12
Ball, William (c.1627 –90)
identified, 12
Baltic Sea, 444
Bandung, 377
Barbados, 377
Barlaam (12907–1348)
identified, 316
Barlaam: Logistica, 316
barometer
observations, 281–283
Barrow, Isaac (1630–77), 597
identified, 570
Barrow: Euclidis elementorum libri XV, 302
Bartholin, Erasmus (Rasmus Berthelsen) (1625–98), 279
identified, 275
Bartholin: Dioristice, 275, 279
Bartlet,? (Oxford carrier) (17th century), 183, 282, 284, 330, 332, 337
Bathurst, Ralph (1620–1704)
identified, 74
Bayer, Johann (1572–1625)
identified, 85
Bayer: Uranometria, 85
Beale, John (1603?-c.1683), 592
identified, 328
Beaugrand, Jean (1595–1640)
identified, 315
Beaugrand: Ars analytica, 315
Becher, Johann Joachim (1635–82)
identified, 6
Belgium, Belgian, 569
Berkshire, 344
Bermuda, 254, 377
Bernard,? (17th century), 175
Bernard, Edward (1638–96)
identified, 398
Bible, 61
in Lithuanian, 63–68, 75, 76, 166
Billingsley, Henry (fl. 1551–1606)
identified, 316
Billingsley: Elements of Geometry, 316
Billy, Jacques de (1602–79), 360, 361, 367
identified, 354
Billy: Extrait d'une lettre, 354, 367
Blrchensha, John (fl. 1664–72), 114, 115, 131, 136
pg 663identified, 115
Black Sea, 444
Blandford, Walter (1619–75) (B), 139, 142, 144–146, 148, 149, 154, 155, 157
Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (480–524), 125, 138
Boethius: De institutione musica libri quinque, 138
Boismorand,? (fl. 1659/60), 1
identified, 5
Booker, John (17th century)
identified, 463
booksellers and printers, 310
Allestree, James (d. 1670) (London, at the 'Bell', at the 'Rose & Crown'), 30
Bee, Cornelius (1636–72) (London)
identified, 237
Brown, Samuel (d. 1665) (The Hague)
identified, 12
Dicas, Thomas (d. 1669) (London, at the 'Bell', at the 'Hen & Chickens')
identified, 30
Godbid, William (fl. 1656–77) (London), 562
Leybourne, Robert (fl. 1645) (London)
identified, 304
Lichfield, Ann (d. 1672) (Oxford), 143, 180, 288, 309, 310, 312, 313
identified, 180
Lichfield, Leonard, the elder (d. 1657) (Oxford), 312
identified, 180
Lichfield, Leonard, the younger (d. 1686) (Oxford), 187
identified, 180
Martin, John (fl. 1649–80) (London, at the 'Bell')
identified, 30
Meurs, Jacob (17th century) (Antwerp)
identified, 303
Pitt, Moses (fl. 1654–96) (London, at the 'White Hart', at the 'Angel'), 299, 301, 302, 304, 307, 309–312, 318, 562, 601, 603
identified, 298
Sawbridge, George (fl. 1647–81) (London), 595
Stephens, Robert (17th century) (London)
identified, 304
Thompson, Samuel (d. 1668) (London, at the 'White Horse', at the 'Bishop's Head'), 30, 112, 311–313, 433
identified, 2
Underhill, Thomas (d. 1660) (London, at the 'Bible', at the 'Anchor and Bible')
identified, 30
Borelli, Giovanni Alfonso (1608–79)
identified, 303, 542
Borelli: De vi percussionis, 366, 401, 494, 495, 542
Boulliau, Ismaël (1605–94), 20
Boyle, Robert (1627–91) (B), 12, 47, 50, 51, 60, 63, 68, 80, 86–88, 91, 163, 165, 167, 169, 171, 178, 182, 200, 283, 287, 324, 325, 376–378, 398, 407, 437
Boyle: New Experiments PhysicoMechanicall, 50, 183
Boyle: Origine of formes and qualities, 328
Boyle: Usefulnesse of Experimental Natural Philosophy, 86, 87, 91–99
Bradford, Edmund (17th century), 139, 143, 144, 147, 149
Bramston, John, the younger (1611-1700) (B), 536
Brancker, Thomas (1633–76) (B), 298, 470, 526, 527, 533, 534, 566, 595
pg 664Brancher: Table of Incomposit Numbers, 469, 491, 496, 525, 527–529, 532–535, 566
Brereton, William (1631–80) (B), 299, 308, 491, 526, 566, 567, 595
Bridgeman, Orlando (1606?-74), 143, 149, 151–153, 155, 156
identified, 141
Briggs, Henry (1561–1630), 190
identified, 193
Briggs: Arithmetica Logarithmica, 302
Broscius: De numeris perfectis, 194
Brouncker, William (1620?-84) (B), 21, 23, 28, 30, 41, 69, 102, 106, 107, 111, 113, 164, 175, 178, 224, 234, 239, 249, 251, 279, 287, 297, 306, 361, 365, 368, 376, 394, 397, 398, 400, 402, 406, 430, 433, 441, 449, 478, 541, 542, 544, 545, 554, 558, 559, 564, 565, 573, 597, 599, 601, 602, 609
Brouncker: The Squaring of the Hyperbola, 454
Browne, Richard (1605–83) (B), 74, 75, 167
Browne, Samuel (d. 1668), 383, 396
identified, 345
Bunning,? (17th century), 304, 313
Burscough, John (c.1629-c.1707) (B), 168
Caen
Académie de Physique, 326
Caithness, 377
calendar
computing, 354–358, 360–364, 367, 376
Cambodia, 256
Cambridge (city), 333, 339, 343, 345–348, 353
alehouses, 36
butchers, 36
victuallers, 36
Cambridge, University of, 33, 34, 36, 77, 344, 346–348, 380, 536, 537, 539
Clare Hall, 33
Gonville and Caius College, 196
vice-chancellor, 36, 77, 346
Canterbury, 237
Caravaggio: Geometria applicationum, 188
Carcavi, Pierre de (c.1600–84) (B), 1, 7, 13, 20, 21, 28, 29, 45, 378, 398
Cardano, Geronimo (1501–76), 315
Cardano: Artis magnae sive de regulis algebraicis liber unus, 315
Cardinael, Sybrandt Hansz (1578–1647)
identified, 316
Cardinael: Arithmetica, 316
Cardinael: Tractatus geometricus, 316
Caspian Sea, 444
Cassini: Martis circa axera proprium revolubilis observationes, 249
catoptrics, 422
centre of gravity (math.), 556, 576, 601
centre of gravity (phys.), 201, 211, 212, 219–221, 224, 225, 233, 243, 250–252, 254, 260
Chace, Thomas (d. 1449), 379, 381, 382, 384, 396
identified, 331
Champante, Francis (17th century), 535
Channel, 240, 249, 438, 445
Charles II (1630–85, king of England), 35, 61, 65, 67–69, 75, 76, 101, 105, 143, 217, 399, 536, 539, 540, 567
coronation, 80
Chaveau, Jean–Baptiste (17th century)
identified, 303
chemical processes, 87
chemistry, 105
chemists, 95, 96
Cheshire, 299
Brereton, 535
Middlewich, 534, 535
pg 665China, Chinese, 54
Chyliński, Samuel Bogusłav (c.1634–68) (B), 74–76, 166
publication of the Bible in Lithuanian, 63–68, 75, 76, 166
Cicero, Marcus Tullius (106–43 bc), 91, 266, 273, 274
Cicero: Orationes Philippicae, 204
circle, 265, 267, 317, 366, 367, 369, 371, 394, 402, 406, 411, 416, 421, 425, 426
quadrature, 25, 26, 268, 299, 431, 433, 491, 544, 569, 600, 605, 607, 615
segment of, 277, 607, 609–614
circular wedge, 69, 70, 72
cissoid, 8, 11, 12, 29
quadrature, 492
Clarendon, first Earl of, see Hyde, Edward
Clark (Clerke), Gilbert (1626–97?), 305, 312
identified, 304
Clark: Oughtredus explicatus, 304, 312
Clarke, Samuel (1625–69), 398
identified, 81
Clavius, Christoph (1537–1612), 314, 413, 414, 417, 420–422, 424, 426, 430
identified, 266, 267
Clavius: Algebra, 314
Clavius (ed.): Euclidis elementorum lib. XV, 410, 414, 598
Clement IX, Pope (1600–69, pope from 1667 onwards), 329
Clendon, John (fl. 1653–68) (B), 35, 38, 143, 145, 149, 154, 325
Clerke (Clarke), Francis (fl. 1594)
identified, 595
Clerke: Praxis curiae Admiralitatis An- gliae, 595
Cocker, Edward (1631–75)
identified, 305
Coke: The fourth part of the institutes of the laws of England, 340
Colepresse, Samuel (d. 1669), 322, 328, 437, 443
identified, 323
Collins, John (1625–83) (B), 188, 191, 275, 278, 298, 301, 307, 309, 311, 367, 368, 376, 406, 409, 413, 429, 433, 434, 469, 475, 482, 491, 495, 525, 527, 531, 534, 561, 562, 566, 594, 596, 601, 603, 604, 610
Collins: Geometricall Dyalling, 194
Collins: Introduction to Merchants Accounts, 194, 275, 279
Collins: Mariners Plain Scale, 193, 275
Collins: Method For finding the Number of the Julian Period, 367
Collins: Sector on a Quadrant, 193
Colwall, Daniel (d. 1690)
identified, 313
comets, 170–178, 188, 286, 293, 296, 297
Commandino, Federigo (1509–75), 116, 117
Commandino (ed.): Apollonii Pergaei conicorum Libri quattuor, 116
Commandino (ed.): Pappus, Mathematicae Collectiones, 116
Commandino (ed.): Sereni Antinensis Philosophi Libri Duo, 116
commensurability, 515–523, 608
conchoid, 300, 301
quadrature, 492
cone, 276, 277, 281, 453
conic sections, 315, 421, 452
conoids, pyramids, spheroids, 4, 9, 12, 17, 317
convocation, 31, 37, 143
Cooper, Benjamin (c.1623–1701) (B), 31, 37
Copernicus, Nicolaus (1473–1543), 85, 249, 260, 262, 431
Cornwall, 234, 297, 438, 439
Land's End, 254
tin mines, 328
Cotton, John (1621–1701), 295
identified, 237
pg 666Cotton, Robert Bruce (1571–1631), 237
identified, 196
Court of Common Pleas, 139–141, 331, 340, 350
Crabtree, William (1610–44?), 161, 165, 171, 175, 221
identified, 161
Croke, Unton (fl. 1658)
identified, 290
Cromwell, Oliver (1599–1658), 79
Croone (Croune), William (1633–84)
identified, 313
Crosse, John (17th century), 180
identified, 169
Crosse, Mrs. (17th century), 169
Crouch, Thomas (1610–79), 359
identified, 343
cube, duplication of, 38–44, 50, 267
curves, 4, 189, 416
cycloid, 9, 16, 19, 20, 28, 571, 574, 601
rectification, 8, 11
Cyriaque de Mangin, Clément (c.1570-c.1642), 315
identified, 314
Cyriaque de Mangin: Collection, ou, Recueil, 315
Cyriaque de Mangin: Cursus mathematicus, 314
Cyriaque de Mangin: Supplementum cursus mathematici, 314
Danzig, 102, 103, 116, 187
Dary, Michael (1613–79)
identified, 305
Dary: General Doctrine of Equation, 305
deaf-mutes
instruction in speech, 48–63, 69, 72–74
Debeaune, Florimond (1601–52), 279
deciphering, 57, 185, 186
Dee, John (1527–1609), 316
Deinze, 329
Denis, Jean–Baptiste (c.1640–1704), 324, 376
Descartes, René (1596–1650), 14, 305
Descartes: Geometria (ed. Schooten) 1649, 14, 314
Descartes: Geometria (ed. Schooten) 1659, 23, 279, 314, 316, 430, 447, 475
Descartes: La Géométrie, 14, 314
Descartes: Lettres (ed. Clerselier), 303
Devonshire, 297, 438, 439, 443, 445, 446
tin mines, 328
Digby, Kenelm (1603–65), 21, 22, 29, 45, 47, 575
Dillingham, Theophilus (1613–78) (B), 32, 36, 77
divinity, 430
Dohna, Kristoffer Delficus (1628-68)
identified, 329
Dolben, John (1625–86)
identified, 289
Dorchester, first Marquis of, see Pierrepont, Henry
Dover, 234, 254
Dublin, 118
Duckworth, Richard (fl. 1649–92)
identified, 169
Dulaurens, Fran çois (d. c.1675), 366, 368, 376, 394, 397, 398, 400–402, 406, 407, 429, 450, 461, 471, 475- 480, 524, 525, 531, 543, 565
Dulaurens: Responsio ad epistolam D. Wallisii, 446, 469–477, 492, 497–525, 572
Dulaurens: Specimina mathematica, 365, 366, 369, 401, 407, 429, 446–454, 472, 475, 480, 499, 507, 525, 572
Duret, Nicolas (17th century)
identified, 315
Duret: L'algebre, ejections geomwtriques, 315
pg 667Dury, Dora Katherina, see Olden–burg, Dora Katherina
Dury, John (1596–1680), 567
identified, 308
Dury: The Reformed-School, 308
Dybvad, Christoffer (1578?-1622)
identified, 314
Dybvad: In arithmeticam irrationalium Euclidis … demonstration 314
Dybvad: In arithmeticam rationalium Euclidis … demonstration 314
Dybvad: In geometriam Euclidis … demonstration 314
Dybvad: Problema de arcuum descriptione, 314
earthquake, 407
East Indies, 239, 242, 251, 255
eclipse
lunar, 85, 377
Edgar (944–75, king of England from 959 onwards), 329, 330
Edinburgh, 377
education, 336
Edward I (1239–1307, king of England from 1272 onwards), 236
Edward II (1284–1327, king of England from 1307 onwards), 236
Elizabeth (1596–1662, queen of Bohemia), 61
ellipse, 430, 446, 448–452, 607
quadrature, 431, 433, 569, 605
engines, 280
England, English, 1, 7, 9, 11, 19, 21, 22, 30, 48, 63, 76, 105, 157, 170, 203, 217, 236, 294, 303, 324, 328, 344, 378, 388, 398, 433, 449, 450, 473, 572
Ent, George (1604–80), 239
identified, 251
equations, 377
biquadratic, 306, 360, 364, 365, 431
cubic, 306, 431
higher, 431
limits of, 188
quadratic, 453
roots of, 304–308, 453
solution of, 307, 308, 431
Essex, 297, 536, 537
Commissioners, 537–540
Lees Priory, 283
Little Hayes, 536, 538
Rettendon, 536, 538
Euclid of Alexandria (c.325 bc), 116, 265, 266, 273, 274, 310, 314, 412, 420–423, 426, 452, 453, 473
Euclid: Elements, 269, 270, 304, 410, 411, 415–418, 421–427, 448, 503–506, 509, 511, 514, 527, 597, 598
Euclid: Sectio canonis, 115, 119, 120, 129, 133
Europe, 438, 444, 446, 448, 449, 467, 473, 572
Exchequer, Court of, 77, 78, 153, 333, 335, 336, 339, 340, 344–348, 351, 352, 380, 384, 396
experiments, 105, 120, 238, 242, 243, 305, 322, 324, 327, 376, 462, 494, 495, 542
Fabri: Opusculum geometricum, 188
Fabri: Synopsis optica, 430, 434
Farington, William (d. 1420)
identified, 381
Faulhaber: Academia algebrae, 316
Fell, John (1625–86) (B), 30, 282, 288, 321, 331, 333, 345, 380, 383, 396, 405, 409
FermAt, Pierre de (1607/8–65), 2–4, 9, 10, 13, 18, 21, 23, 26, 45, 303, 476, 478, 546, 567, 571, 574, 575
as geometer, 9
Fermat's 'last theorem', 545, 549-pg 668553, 558, 573, 580–584
negative theorems, 545, 546, 549–553, 558–561, 573, 580–584
Fermat: De linearum curvarum cum lineis rectis comparatione, 13, 21–23, 29
Fermat: De solutione problematum geometricorum, 14
Ferne, Henry (1602–62)
identified, 36
fixed stars, 82–84, 101, 104, 107, 178
Flanders, 328, 329
Florence, 303
Flussates: Elementa geometrica, 421
Foster, Samuel (c.1600–52), 85, 194, 313
identified, 83
Foster: Art of Dialling, 194
Fracassait, Carlo (1630–72), 327
France, French, 11, 27, 28, 42, 49, 54, 189, 195, 322, 324, 328, 397, 400, 402, 406, 450, 473, 525, 531, 546, 568, 603
Franche Comté, 378
Franeker, 85
University of, 63, 64
Frederick V (1596–1632, elector Palatine), 61
Frenicle de Bessy, Bernard (1605–75) (B), 25, 45, 46, 473, 476, 478, 574, 575, 577, 584, 585, 591
Frenicle: Solutio duorum problematum, 575, 576
Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), 5, 202, 203, 214, 258–260, 324
Trattato delle Meccaniche (manuscript), 276, 279
Galileo: Dialogo sopraidue massimi sistemi del mondo, 202, 206–208, 214, 220, 247, 259
Gallois, Jean (1632–1707), 491
Gassendi, Pierre (1592–1655), 28, 272
Gassendi: Philosophiae Epicuri syntagma, 272
Gassendi: Syntagma philosophicum, 252, 259, 260, 272
Geldern, 568
geographers, 81
geometers, 5, 19, 115, 264, 266, 274, 275, 318, 415, 420, 424, 461
ancient, 420
Greek, 421
modern, 420, 421
geometrical problems, 461, 462
geometry, 55, 106, 193, 265, 270, 309, 315, 317, 422, 423, 426, 430, 448, 450, 523, 602
Cartesian, 279
Germany, German, 299, 567
Ghetaldi, Marino (1568–1626)
identified, 314
Ghetaldi: De resolutione & compositione mathematica, 314
Gibson, Thomas (fl. 1655), 316
Gibson: Syntaxis mathematica, 316
Girard, Albert (1595–1632), 315, 589
Girard: Invention nouvelle en l'algebre, 315
glass, 96
globe, celestial, 172, 173, 176, 178
Gloucestershire, 537, 540
Goddard, Jonathan (1616–75), 239, 242, 251, 284
identified, 113
Goedart, Jan (1620–68), 326
Goedart: Metamorphosis et historia na- turalis insectorum, 326
Goedart: Metamorphosis naturalis, ofte historische beschryvinghe, 326
Goussainville, Pierre De (c.1621–83), 195
grammar, 266, 274, 450
gravity, 202, 211, 215, 495
Greaves, Edward (1608–80)
identified, 399
Greaves, John (1602–52)
pg 669identified, 399
Greaves, Thomas (1612–76)
identified, 399
Greenwich, 234, 254, 285
Greenwood, Daniel (16057–73), 169
identified, 168
Greenwood, Daniel (d. 1679)
identified, 169
Gregory, James (1638–75) (B), 412, 432, 433, 470, 491, 495, 533, 543, 569, 604, 605, 607–609, 614
Gregory: Answer to the Animadversions of Monsieur Hugenius, 491, 530, 532, 542, 543, 569, 607, 609
Gregory: Exercitationes geometricae, 604, 605, 608
Gregory: Vera circuit et hyperbolae quadratura, 429, 431–433, 454, 491, 496, 530, 542–544, 562, 569, 599, 607, 608, 615
Gresham society, 72
Guisony, Pierre (17th century)
identified, 12
Gunter, Edmund (1581–1626), 193
identified, 190
hailstones, 137
Hale, Matthew (1609–76), 335
identified, 78
Hall, George (1612–68)
identified, 567
Hamburg, 299
Hampshire, 143, 147, 297
Harriot, Thomas (1560–1621), 474
identified, 314
Harriot: Artis analyticae praxis, 314
Hartlib, Samuel (c.1600–62), 449
Harvey, Thomas (fl. 1657–63), 193
Henrion, Denis, see Cyriaque de Mangin, Clément
Henry II (1133–89, King of England from 1154), 236, 237
Heraklion, 329
Herigone, Pierre, see Cyriaque de Mangin, Clément
Heuraet, Hendrik van (1633–60?), 11, 21–23, 204, 430
Heuraet: Epistola de transmutatione curvarum linearum, 21, 23, 430
Hevelius, Johannes (1611–87) (B), 79, 82, 100, 103, 107, 108, 113, 116, 158, 165, 174, 188, 285, 286, 293, 296, 297
controversy with Auzout, 286, 293
election to Royal Society, 84
Hevelius: Cometographia, 101, 480
Hevelius: Descriptio Cometae anno 1665, 278, 282–286, 292, 293, 296–298, 319
Hevelius: Machina Coelestis, 101
Hevelius: Mercurius in Sole visus, 79, 80, 83, 104, 109
Hevelius: Prodromus cometicus, 187, 296
Hevelius: Selenographia, 211, 318, 320, 481
Hobbes, Thomas (1588–1679) (B), 38, 48, 52, 79, 116, 264–270, 272–274
as mathematician, 267, 268
Hobbes: De principiis et ratiocinatione Geometrarum, 264–270, 272–274, 397
Hobbes: Dialogus physicus, 38, 41, 50, 52, 116
Hobbes: Examinatio et emendatio mathematicae hodiernae, 50, 265–267, 269
Hobbes: Leviathan, 79
Hobbes: Mr Hobbs considered, 79
Hobbes: Problemata physica, 38, 42
Hobbes: Seven philosophical problems, 38
Holder, William (1616–98)
identified, 74
Holder: Elements of Speech, 74
Holland, Dutch, 21–23, 159, 217, 234, 254, 286, 328
ambassadors, 328
Holloway, Charles (d. 1679), 142, pg 670152, 359, 408
identified, 140
Holmes, Robert (1622–92)
identified, 285
Holwarda, Jan Fokkes (Johannes Phocylides) (1618–51), 85
Holwarda: Πανσέληνσζ‎, … , 85
Hondius, Jodocus (1563–1611), 178
Hood, Paul (c.1585–1668), 31, 32, 34
identified, 33
Hooke, Robert (1635–1703), 187, 204, 209, 210, 238, 242, 297, 319
Hooke: A Spot in one of the Belts, 210
Hooke: Some New observations, 209
Hooke: The Particulars of those observations, 209
Hopkins, John (17th century)
identified, 142
Hopkins, William (c.1641–81) (B), 331, 332, 339, 341–345
Horace: Ars poetica, 473
Horace: Satirae, 303
Horrox, Jeremiah (16177–41), 106- 112, 114, 160–162, 164, 165, 171, 174, 175, 182, 184, 220, 222, 225, 441
identified, 80
Horrox: Opera posthuma (ed. Wallis), 108, 160, 161, 221
Horrox: Venus in Sole visa, 80, 83, 109, 165
Hudde, Jan (1628–1704), 303, 526
Hudde: Epistola prima de reductione aequationum, 303, 447
Huet, Pierre–Daniel (1630–1721), 326
Huips, Frans van der (fl. 1654)
identified, 316
Huips: Algebra, 316
Hume, James (fl. 1636), 317
identified, 315
Hume: Algebre de Viète, 315
Huntington, Robert (1637–1701)
identified, 398
Huygens, Christiaan (1629–95) (B), 1, 7, 11, 13, 17, 20, 23, 27, 47, 80, 159, 222, 285, 286, 433, 480, 491, 496, 525, 533, 543, 544, 562, 568, 597, 599, 602, 604, 605, 607–609
visit to London, 80
Huygens: Brevis assertio systematis Saturnii sui, 12
Huygens: De circuit magnitudine inventa, 269
Huygens: Examen de Vera Circuli & Hyperboles Quadratura, 433, 491, 530, 532, 542, 543, 562, 569, 600, 605, 609
Huygens: Horologium oscillatorium, 23, 430
Huygens: Maniere pour trouver … la dimension de l'espace Hyperbolique, 562
Huygens: Systema saturnium, 2, 12, 21
Huygens, Constantijn (1596–1687) (B), 159, 163, 467
visit to Oxford, 159, 163, 467, 468, 568
Hyde, Edward (1609–74), 140, 141, 143, 148–153, 155, 156, 185, 186, 290, 537
identified, 140
Hyde, Thomas (1636–1703), 104, 107, 112, 114, 116, 378, 398
identified, 81
hyperbola, 430, 492, 607
infinite, 576
quadrature, 5, 14, 431, 433, 454–460, 482–491, 531, 532, 543, 544, 562, 564, 569–571, 597, 599, 604, 606
impetus, 206, 207, 215, 255
India, 84
instruments, 95, 244, 274, 593, 599
Ireland, 234, 254
Irish Sea, 438, 445
iron, 96, 233, 252, 253
Ironside, Gilbert, the younger (1632- pg 6711701)
identified, 536
Isham, Justinian (1611–75)
identified, 305
Italy, 432
Izmir, 377
Jamaica, 377
James II (1633–1701, duke of York, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1685–88), 61, 187, 329
Jenkins, Llewelyn (1623–85) (B), 139, 142, 147, 148, 150, 153, 154, 157, 158, 289, 330, 332, 334, 337, 339, 346, 350, 352, 353, 359, 378–380, 382, 395, 401, 405, 408
Jesuites, 413
Jews, 334
Journal des Sçavans, 491, 562, 569
Joyliffe, George (1621–58)
identified, 204
Jupiter, 48, 209, 210, 221, 222, 233, 253, 259, 260
Great Red Spot, 204
satellites, 209, 210, 221, 233, 238, 253, 259, 260
jurists, 105
Justel, Henri (1620–93), 195, 244, 326, 328, 366, 401, 407, 413, 428
Kattegat, 444
Kent, 85, 280, 294, 297, 399, 436–438, 442, 443, 445, 537, 540
Ashford, 88, 288
Chatham, 234, 250, 253, 254, 399
Deal, 254
Gravesend, 441
Hythe, 287
Romney Marsh, 205, 216, 234, 254, 272, 287, 445
Kepler, Johannes (1571–1630), 118, 137, 138
Kepler: Astronomia nova, 221
Kepler: Harmonices Mundi Libri V, 137, 138
Kersey, John (1616–77), 304
identified, 303
Kersey: Algebra, 303
Kinckhuysen, Gerard (d. 1661), 316
Kinckhuysen: Algebra ofte stelkonst, 316
Kinckhuysen: De grondt der meetkonst, 316
King's Bench, 32, 334, 335, 381, 382, 384, 392
Koopman, Caterina Elisabeth a (17th century)
identified, 101
Koopman, Johannes (17th century), 100, 106
identified, 101
KÖprÜlÜ, Achmed (1635–76)
identified, 329
Krainski, Jan (1625–85), 76
identified, 65
L., H. (17th century) (B), 179
La Coste, Bertrand de (fl. 1663–76)
identified, 299
La Coste: Klarer Bewiis van het Quadraet des Circels, 299
Laloubère (Lalovera), Antoine de (1600–64) (B), 599, 601–603, 606
Laloubère: De cycloide, 606
Laloubère: Quadratura circuit et hyperbolae, 599, 606
Laloubère: Veterum geometria promota, 599, 603, 615
Lamplugh, Thomas (1615–91)
identified, 37
Lancashire, 165
Wigan, 567
languages, 48, 49, 52–59, 62, 63, 481
Arabic, 52, 378, 398
Chinese, 54
English, 52, 56, 58, 59, 62, 92, 95
French, 95
Greek, 48, 52, 95
pg 672Irish, 52
Latin, 52, 59, 62, 91, 94
Lithuanian, 64
oriental, 378
Persian, 112, 378
Polish, 62
Turkish, 378
universal, 55, 479, 481, 493, 494, 496
Welsh, 52
Lansberge, Philip van (1561–1632), 109
identified, 109
Lansberge: Tabulae Coelestium Motuum perpetuum, 109
Lantz, Johannes (1564–1638)
identified, 315
Lantz: Institutionum arithmeticarum libri quatuor, 315
La Tour d'Auvergne, Henri de, Vicomte De Turenne (1611–75)
identified, 329
laws of motion, 202, 204, 206
Le Tenneur, Jacques–Alexandre (fl. 1639–48), 527
Le Tenneur: Traité des quantités incommensurables, 527
Leake, John (fl. 1650–86)
identified, 317
Leake: Elements of Geometry, 317
Léotaud, Vincent (1595–1672) (B), 315, 410–412, 429–431
Léotaud: Cyclomathia, 410, 412–428, 572
Léotaud: Elementa geometriae practicae, 315
Léotaud: Examen circuit quadraturae, 412
Levant, 378
Leybourne, William (1626–1716), 305
identified, 304
Libavius, Andreas (1540?-1616), 544
Lichfield, Margaret (17th century), 288, 313
identified, 311
Lichfield, Solodell (d. 1671), 335
identified, 78
lightning, 226, 227
Limousin (French province), 236
Lincolnshire, 297
line, 265–267, 416, 424, 452, 453, 503, 505, 506, 511, 519
liquids, 94, 95
Lithuania, 63, 66, 67
Calvinist church, 63–68
loadstone, 233, 252, 253
logarithms, 190, 192, 460, 483, 488, 531, 532, 543, 562, 563, 567, 569–571, 595, 597, 604, 605
sums of, 482, 488, 532, 554–557, 564
London, 2, 27, 30, 48, 57, 64–66, 69, 80, 81, 95, 96, 100, 105–107, 112, 154, 172, 175, 176, 182, 187, 190, 196, 217, 234, 236–238, 250, 254, 274, 280, 284, 285, 289, 292, 293, 297, 311, 312, 325, 341, 377, 399, 401, 413, 430, 439, 441, 442, 450, 463–465, 467, 494, 496, 563, 594, 599
Billingsgate, 441
Clerkenwell Green, 595
Court of Aldermen, 65
Drury Lane, 289
Excise Office, 190
Exeter House, 401, 407
Great Fire, 289, 309, 311
Great Plague, 188, 189, 193
Gresham College, 83, 85, 113, 313, 450
King Street, 217
Little Britain, 298, 311
London Bridge, 466
lord mayor, 65
Market Place, 217
ministers, 65
Palace Yard, 217
St Paul's Churchyard, 311
Strand, 217
Tower, 326, 343
Westminster, 78, 147, 150, 156, 217, pg 673289
Westminster Stairs, 407
Whitehall Palace, 37, 61, 75, 167
Whitehall Stairs, 407
longitudes and latitudes, 81–83, 101, 103, 190, 192
Louis XIV (1638–1715, king of France from 1643
onwards), 328, 329
Lower, Richard (1631–91), 228, 230, 322, 324
identified, 204
Lumleian library, 196, 237
Lumley, John, Baron (1534?-1609), 237
identified, 196
lymphatic vessels, 204
Lyne, Fish (17th century), 330, 336, 344, 378, 383, 405, 408
Madrid, 238, 274
Magini, Giovanni Antonio (1555–1617)
identified, 85
magnetic forces, 202, 211, 233, 252
Mainz, 6
Malpighi, Marcello (1628–94), 327
Malpighi: Tetras anatomicarum epistolarum, 327
Manchester, 161
Margate, 234, 254
mariners, 192, 248, 257, 294, 297
Marke, John (fl. 1665–79), 275, 281, 299, 302
identified, 189
Mars, 12, 209, 243, 244, 261, 262
Marsh, Narcissus (1638–1713)
identified, 398
Massue, Henri de (1618–89)
identified, 328
mathematicians, 48, 56, 58, 96, 105, 117, 266, 267, 274, 309, 450, 452, 480
ancient, 411
Dutch, 29
English, 29, 430, 449, 575
European, 448, 449, 473, 572
foreign, 532
French, 450, 571, 574, 599
modern, 411
mathematics, 48, 55, 59, 105, 106, 115, 266, 274, 309, 414, 431, 449, 474, 476, 478, 499, 521, 573
challenges, 448–450, 473, 571, 572
disputes, 10, 23, 574, 575
instruments, 189
matter, 95
Maynard, John (1602–90), 140, 141
identified, 140
mechanics, 105, 202, 206, 280
Medici, Leopold de ' (1617–75), 5
medicine, 88, 89, 91, 96
Mediterranean Sea, 444
Medway, river, 436, 442
Meibom, Marcus (1630–1711), 28, 413, 414
Mengoli: Geometriae speciosae elementa, 188
Mennher de Kempten, Valentin (fl. 1550)
identified, 315
Mennher: Arithmetique seconde, 315
Mennher: Pratique briesve, 315
Mennher: Pratique pour briesvement apprendre … , 315
Mercator, Gerhard (1512–94), 189, 191, 192, 300
Mercator, Nicolaus (1620–87), 544, 555, 595, 596, 598, 599, 604, 605
Mercator: Logarithmotechnia, 481–491, 526, 531, 564, 567, 595, 597–599
merchants, 105
Mercury, 80, 83, 164, 165, 209, 244
Merry, Thomas (d. 1683), 534, 566
identified, 526
Mersenne, Marin (1588–1648), 137, 138
Mersenne: Harmonie universelle, 138
pg 674Mersenne: La vérité des sciences, 138
Mersenne: Traitez des consonances, 138
meteors, 95
methods, 8
analytical, 461, 462
approximation, 25, 280, 433, 569
exhaustion, 423, 426
music theory, 120, 131, 136, 138
of Archimedes, 25
quadratures, 431, 454
rectification, 10
solution of equations, 305–308, 360, 364
summation of logarithms, 554–557, 564
synthetical, 461, 462
Milan, 188
Millington, Thomas (1628–1704), 230, 284, 285, 481
identified, 228
mirrors, 412, 422
Mohammed IV, Sultan (1641–92), 329
Monconys, Balthasar De (1611–65)
identified, 95
Monconys: Journal des voyages, 95
Monmouthshire
Chepstow Bridge, 437, 443
Montagu, Edward, first Earl of Sandwich (1625–72), 175, 238, 274
identified, 244
Montfert, Jean de, see Pascal, Blaise
Moon, 211, 221, 233, 243, 244, 253, 261, 262, 377, 514
Moore, ? (Oxford carrier) (17th century), 149, 200, 236, 238, 282, 284, 319, 477, 479, 602
Moore, Jonas (1617–79), 114
identified, 109
Moray, Robert (1608–73) (B), 47, 49, 69, 71, 72, 178, 184, 287, 319, 432, 494
Morland, Samuel (1625–95), 318
Morland: A New Method of Cryptography, 318
Moss, Richard (17th century), 187
motion, theory of, 322, 323
experiments, 494, 495, 542
music, theory of, 114–116, 118–139
ancient authors, 115, 120
modern authors, 115, 118, 131, 136–138
musicians, 115, 131, 136, 138
Napier, John (1550–1617), 190
natural philosophy, 105, 202
nautics, 105, 106
Neile (Neale), Paul (1613–86), 23, 30, 231, 250, 287
identified, 12
Neile (Neale), William (1637–70), 21–23, 204, 322, 323, 430
nerves, 98
Nicholas, Edward (1593–1669)
identified, 37
Norfolk, 297
Normandy, 236
Northampton, 60, 305, 376, 377, 537, 540
Ecton, 84
Norway, 444
Nowell, John (d. 1670/1)
identified, 90
number theory, 571
numbers, 267, 505, 506, 508–510, 519, 520
incomposite, 469, 491, 496, 525–529, 532–535, 567
rational, 397, 398, 400, 403, 404
triangular, 585
Oedipus, 502, 518
Oldenburg, Dora Katherina (1654–77), 562, 564, 566
Oldenburg, Henry (1618?-77) (B), 60, 74,82,84, 103, 106, 110, 111, 114, pg 675118, 137, 160, 162, 164, 170, 171, 174, 184, 186, 187, 195, 197, 201, 223, 226, 231, 232, 235, 238, 240, 246, 250, 251, 263, 270, 271, 278, 281, 283, 284, 287, 291, 295, 296, 318, 322, 325, 354, 360, 361, 365, 368, 375, 396, 398, 400, 406, 408, 413, 428, 432, 434, 435, 440, 441, 446, 454, 461, 462, 469–471, 475, 477, 479, 481, 489, 492, 494, 497, 498, 525, 530, 532, 542, 554, 558, 564, 565, 568, 592, 606, 615
imprisonment, 326
marriage, 561, 562, 564, 566
optics, 105, 411
otacousticon, 592–594
Oughtred, William (1575–1660), 309, 310, 533
Oughtred: Clavis mathematicae, 299, 301, 304, 305, 309, 310, 312, 314, 318, 447, 474
Oxford (city, diocese), 27, 30, 33, 34, 64, 95, 99, 100, 105–107, 110, 137, 145, 149, 150, 159, 163, 181, 187, 188, 238, 283, 288, 289, 292, 330, 331, 333–336, 338, 340, 341, 351, 378, 382, 383, 385–388, 390–393, 398, 407, 439, 450, 468, 563, 592–594, 615
alehouse keepers, 34
alehouses, 33
bailiffs, 33, 37, 341, 342, 381
butchers, 34
Catte Street, 34, 74
charters, 343
inns, 33
market, 31, 37, 336, 382, 389, 390, 392
mayor, 33, 341, 342
Serjeants, 336
St Mary the Virgin, 49, 389
taverns, 33
victuallers, 33, 34
Act, 99
archives, 353, 380, 384
Balliol College, 145, 147, 195, 196, 199, 235
Bodleian Library, 82, 107, 112, 195–199, 235, 236, 276, 378, 398, 407, 428, 468, 469, 568
Brasenose College, 143, 145, 154
Christ Church, 35, 49, 282, 593
college lands, 539
college libraries, 195
colleges and halls, 540
curators, 197
Exeter College, 299, 398
Magdalen College, 398
Merton College, 195–197, 199, 236, 398
Oriel College, 196
printers, 180
privileges, 139, 150, 157, 290, 331, 334–337, 340–343, 360, 380
rents from college lands, 538–541
Savilian lands, 536–541
Savilian professor of astronomy, 187, 536
Savilian professor of geometry, 35, 187, 536
Savilian professors
rent from estates, 536–541
St John's College, 398
vice-chancellor, 34, 153, 197, 282, 335, 336, 381
vice-chancellor's court, 31, 330, 353
Wadham College, 227, 536
pg 676Oxfordshire, 344
Banbury, 185
Fiddler's Island, 227
Medley, 227
Port Meadow, 227
Padua, 433
Painter, Thomas (17th century), 31, 359, 379, 381, 382, 392, 405
painters, 265
Palmer, John (1612–79), 82–84, 104, 376, 377
identified, 83
Palmer: Catholique Planisphaer, 83–86, 113
parabola, 2, 4, 14–16, 300, 430, 607
rectification, 599
paraboloid, 14, 16
Paracelsus, Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim (1493–1541), 97
Paris, 6, 8, 18, 22, 29, 30, 38, 189, 239, 244, 249, 326, 328, 361, 364, 365, 376, 394, 407, 413, 428, 568, 569, 602
Bibliothèque Royale, 378, 605
parliament, 33, 146, 331, 335, 340, 341, 388
acts, 32, 150, 157, 335, 341–343, 360, 392, 393, 539
Pascal, Blaise (1623–62), 3, 8, 9, 18, 19, 28, 29, 450, 571, 574
arithmetical machine, 1, 6
De Montfert's problem, 449–451, 473
Pascal: Historia trochoïdis, 9
Pascal: Lettres de A. Dettonville, 1, 2, 8, 18, 28
Pascal: Récit de l'examen, 11, 27
Pascal: Traité du triangle arithmétique, 189
Pegu, see Bago
Peirce, Edward (fl. 1635–9)
identified, 339
Peletier, Jacques (1517–82), 414, 420, 421
identified, 266
Pell, John (1611–85) (B), 73, 299, 302, 305, 306, 308, 469, 491, 525, 527, 533, 534, 566, 594, 604
Pell's equation, 545–549, 576–580
Pell: Idea of Mathematicks, 308
pendulum, 215, 238, 242, 495, 542
pendulum clock, 5, 10, 11
perpetuum mobile, 1, 6
Perrault, Claude (1613–88)
identified, 326
Persia, 407
Peter of Blois, see Petrus Blesensis
petrifaction, 95
Petrus Blesensis (c.1135-c.1204)
identified, 195
manuscripts in English libraries, 195–200, 235–237, 239, 240, 244, 286, 294, 407
Petrus Blesensis: Opera omnia, 195, 407, 428
Pett, Peter (1610–70?), 69
identified, 69
Philips, Henry (fl. 1648–77) (B), 462
Philips: A Letter … containing his Observations … , 462
philosophers, 202, 424
Philosophical Transactions, 60, 187, 201, 209, 210, 224, 251, 270–272, 274, 284–287, 361, 367, 377, 397, 400, 401, 407, 470, 482, 492, 497–499, 524, 525, 530, 541, 542, 546, 554, 559, 564, 569, 573
philosophy, 202, 247, 258, 305, 323, 573
physicians, 92, 95, 96, 105, 376
Pierrepont, Henry (1606–80)
identified, 276
pigeons, 99, 100
plane, 416, 452, 453
planets, 209, 210, 220, 244, 262
Plato: Timaeus, 95
pg 677Plymouth, 323, 437, 443
Pococke, Edward (1604–91), 378, 398
identified, 81
point, 265, 266, 273, 274, 424, 500, 502, 505, 509
Poland, 329
pope, 430, 431
Pope, Walter (d. 1714)
identified, 593
Popham, Alexander (17th century), 73
identified, 62
Popham, Edward (1610?-51), 73
Portsmouth, 172, 175
Potter, Charles: Πυθαγόρας Μϵτέμψυχος 201, 252
Potter, William (fl. 1656)
identified, 595
Powle, Henry (1630?-92), 297, 437, 443
identified, 293
Prince, Daniel (17th century)
identified, 335
privy council, 66–68, 75, 76
problems in number theory, 545–553, 558, 573–592
proportionals
mean, 39, 40, 42, 44, 269, 479, 480, 531
proportions, 267, 597, 598
in music theory, 115, 118–136, 138, 139
Ptolemy, Claudius (85?-165?), 84, 116, 172, 249
Ptolemy: Harmonicorum, seu de musica lib. III, 115, 136
Pythagoras of Samos (580?-500?), 115, 120, 121, 124, 125, 138
quadrants, 193, 281, 293
quadrature, 265, 269, 414, 599
of the circle, 25, 26, 268, 431, 433, 491, 544, 569, 600, 605, 607, 615
of the cissoid, 492
of the conchoid, 492
of the ellipse, 431, 433, 569, 605
of the hyperbola, 5, 431, 433, 454–460, 482–491, 531, 532, 543, 544, 562, 564, 569–571, 597, 599, 604, 606
quantities
heterogeneous, 414, 416, 417, 424, 431, 504, 506, 511
homogeneous, 410, 411, 414, 416, 417, 424, 425, 427, 431, 453, 504–506, 511, 514
infinite, 415, 416
Rahn, Johann Heinrich (1622–76), 305
Rahn: Introduction to Algebra, translated … by T. Brancher … Much altered and augmented by D[r]. P[ell]., 299, 302, 470, 526, 533
Rawlinson, Richard (d. 1668)
identified, 449
rectification, 10, 29, 430, 599
of the cycloid, 8, 11
of the parabola, 599
of the semi-cubic parabola, 21, 22, 204
Reeves, Richard (fl. 1641–79)
identified, 80
Regula Falsi, 377
religion, 414
Renaldini, Carlo (1615–98), 303
Renaldini: Ars analytica, 303
Restoration, 105, 217, 336, 536, 539, 540
Ricci, Michelangelo (1619–82), 567
Ricci: Exercitatio geometrica, 482, 526, 567
Riccioli: Almagestum novum, 208
Richard de Belmeis II (fl. 1152)
identified, 236
Roberts, Edward (17th century), 602
Roberval, Gilles Personne de (1602–75), 9, 18, 20, 28, 29, 38, 189
Rooke, Lawrence (1622–62), 38, 42, pg 67850, 267
identified, 267
Royal Society of London, 50, 61, 72, 82, 84, 99, 101–108, 110–115, 117, 120, 137, 160, 162, 164, 165, 170, 171, 174, 175, 183, 184, 193, 200, 201, 209, 210, 221, 224–226, 231, 232, 238–243, 246, 249, 250, 252, 282, 284, 285, 287, 288, 292, 293, 296, 297, 323, 324, 327, 328, 354, 360, 366, 367, 376, 394, 432–437, 442, 454, 462, 481, 482, 490, 494, 495, 542, 569, 597, 599, 608
building for, 401
clerk, 201
council, 105, 112, 114, 162, 164, 184, 401, 493
fellows, 105, 319
foundation, 104, 105
president, 101, 105–107, 161, 164, 249, 287, 296, 297, 361
printers, 102, 107
secretary, 162, 195
Rupert, Prince (1619–82), 187
identified, 61
Ruvigny Et Raineval, Marquis De, see Massue, Henri de
Ruyter, Michiel Adriaanszoon De (1607–76)
identified, 271
Rycke, Dirk de (1640–90), 602
identified, 568
St Andrews, 432
St Helens, 254
St John's wort, 535
Saint–Vincent, Grégoire de (1584–1667), 413–415, 421, 423, 424
Saint-Vincent: Opus geometricum, 421, 543, 556, 569, 598, 605
Saintogne (French province), 236
Salusbury, Thomas (17th century)
identified, 276
Salusbury: Mathematical collections, 276
Samarkand, 84, 103
Sandwich, first Earl of, see Montagu, Edward
Saturn, 12, 209, 210, 222, 233, 253
satellite, 209, 210, 222, 233, 253
Savage, Henry (1604?-72), 147
identified, 145
Savile, Henry (1549–1622), 415, 421, 536, 538
Savile: Praelectiones, 421
Saye, Robert (d. 1691)
identified, 197
SCHEUBEL (SCHEYBL), JOHANN (1494-1570)
identified, 313
Scheubel: Algebrae compendiosa facilisque descriptio, 313
Schooten, Frans van (1615–60), 10, 12, 14, 23, 279, 575, 581
death, 21, 29
Schooten: Additamentum, 316
Schooten: Appendix de cubicarum aequationum resolutione, 447, 474, 475
Schooten: Exercitationum mathematicarum libri quinque, 10, 299
Schooten: Principia matheseos universalis, 279, 306, 447, 474, 475
Scotland, 297, 494
Scott,? (17th century), 407
sea charts, 189–193, 300, 318
semi-cubic parabola, 23
rectification, 21, 22, 204
Seneca: De otio, 92
series
converging, 544, 569, 600
harmonic, 455
infinite, 299, 456, 457
Severn, river, 293, 297, 437, 438, 443, 445
sextants, 293
Sherley (Shirley), Thomas (1638–78)
identified, 326
Sinclair, George (d. 1696)
identified, 276
pg 679Sluse, René François de (1622–85), 2, 29, 360, 364, 430, 567
Sluse: Mesolabum, 2, 29, 430
Smith, Thomas (1638–1710)
identified, 398
Smyth, Jeremy (17th century)
identified, 272
Socrates (c.469–399), 169
solid, 267, 416, 452, 453
Somner, William (1598–1669)
identified, 237
Somner: Dictionarium S'axonico-LatinoAnglicum, 237
soot, 95, 96
SorbiÈre, Samuel (1615–70), 572
Sorbière: Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre, 572
soul, 95
immortality, 94
Spain, 238
Spanish Provinces, 328
speech, 48, 49, 53, 58
organs of, 48, 49, 53, 54, 56–58
sphere, 317
segment of, 277, 280, 281, 609–614
spirals, 2, 4, 9, 17
Spitty, Henry (17th century), 536–538
Sprat: History of the Royal Society, 104
Stade, Jan (1527–79)
identified, 85
statics, 105, 106, 202, 211, 247, 259–261
steel, 96
Stensen, Niels (1638–86)
identified, 326
Stensen: Elementorum myologiae specimen, 326, 366, 401
Stevin, Simon (1548–1620)
identified, 314
Stevin: Appendice algebraique, 314
Stevin: L'arithmetique, 314
Stifel, Michael (1487–1567)
identified, 314
Stifel: Arithmetica integra, 314
Stubbe: The Remainder of the Observations, 470
Suetonius: Caesar, 169
sulphur, 327
surds, 25, 26, 314
surgeons, 230
Sussex, 297
Sutton, Henry (d. 1665), 189, 193, 302
identified, 189
Swammerdam, Jan (1637–80), 327
Sweden, 329, 444
Sweit, Giles (1586?-1672)
identified, 359
Tacquet, André (1612–60), 303, 414, 415, 421, 422, 567
Tacquet: Elementa geometriae planae ac solidae, 421
Tacquet: Opera mathematica, 303
Tamerlane (1336–1405), 82, 84
tangents, 420
Tangier, 376
telescopes, 12, 30, 165, 172, 293
tendons, 98
Terence: Eunuchus, 473
Thackwell, William (17th century), 139, 143, 145, 147, 156
Thames, river, 234, 250, 253, 254, 436, 442
theologians, 105
theology, 422
Thompson, Anthony (d. 1665)
identified, 189
Thraso, 473
thunder, 226, 227
tides, 200–223, 231–234, 238–244, 246–262, 272, 297, 322, 323, 399, 401, 435–439, 441, 462–467
history, 203, 220, 241, 247, 255, 258, 259
observations, 204, 205, 216, 217, pg 680234, 249, 250, 254, 258, 284, 285, 287, 288, 293, 294, 297, 322, 323, 407, 437, 439, 442–446
periods of, 203, 205, 208, 210, 216, 219, 247, 248, 258–260, 286, 438
time, 416, 424, 452, 503, 505, 520
tin mines, 328
Titus, Silas (1622–1704) (B), 73, 287
Torricelli, Evangelista (1608–47), 19, 29, 202, 324
transfusion, 204, 322, 324, 330, 376, 544
triangle, 45, 46, 461
Twysden, John (1607–88)
identified, 85
Twysden, Roger: Historiae Anglicanae Scriptores X, 237
Tycho Brahe (1546–1601), 84, 85, 172, 173, 175, 211
Ubaldini, Carlo (17th century), 325, 399
identified, 319
Ulug Beg (1394–1449), 83, 101, 111, 113
identified, 82
astronomical tables, 83, 103
catalogue of fixed stars, 84, 101, 103, 104, 107, 108
translation and printing of his astronomical institutions, 102, 103, 106–108, 111, 112, 114, 116, 117, 165
United Provinces, 328
universities, 312
Valerio, Luca (1552–1618)
identified, 276
Valerio: Subtilium indagationum liber primus, 276, 280
Vaulezard, Jean Louis de (fl. 1630)
identified, 315
Vaulezard: Introduction en l'art analytique, 315
Venus, 80, 83, 109, 209, 244
Vergil: Aeneid, 145
Viète, François (1540–1603), 310, 317, 415, 421, 589
Viète: Apollonius gallus, 317
Viète: In artem analyticam isagoge, 310, 315, 447, 474
Viète: Opera mathematica (ed. Schooten), 314, 447
Viète: Variorum de rebus mathematicis responsorum liber VIII, 421
Vlacq, Adrien (1600?-67)
identified, 12
Vossius, Isaac (1618–89), 232, 246
identified, 241
Vossius: De motu marium et ventorum liber, 239, 241, 246, 252, 258, 259
Wallis, Anne (b. 1656), 37
Wallis, Elizabeth (1658–1700), 37
Wallis, Henry (c.1620–66), 88, 288
Wallis, John (1616–1703), 1, 2, 8–10, 18, 19, 31, 250, 330, 448, 491, 492, 526, 535, 566, 595
astronomical observations, 171–174, 176–178
attendance at meetings of the Royal Society, 288, 293, 437, 442
barometrical observations, 282, 283
burglary in his house, 292, 299
edition of Horrox's astronomical papers, 106, 108–112, 114, 160–162, 164, 165, 182, 184, 225, 441
hypothesis of the tides, 200–223, 231–234, 238–244, 246–262, 272, 285, 286, 288, 293, 294, 323, 377, 397, 399, 436, 437, 440, 442
instruction of deaf-mutes in speech, 48–63, 69, 72, 73
visit to his brother Henry, 90
visit to Kent, 288, 289
visit to London, 81, 193, 250, 280, pg 681285, 289, 325
work as a decipherer, 185, 186
Wallis: A Continuation of … his second Letter, 498, 565, 572
Wallis: A Letter … concerning the said Doctor's Essay of Teaching a person Dumb and Deaf, 51, 60
Wallis: A Letter … concerning the Variety of the Annual High-Tydes, 436
Wallis: A Relation of an Accident by Thunder and Lightning, 226
Wallis: A second Letter … on the same printed Paper of … Du Laurens, 498, 565, 572
Wallis: Adversus Marci Meibomii de proportionibus dialogum tractatus elenchticus, 28, 413, 454, 598
Wallis: An Appendix … Being an Answer to some Objections, 241, 251, 270–272, 397
Wallis: An Essay … exhibiting his Hypothesis about the Flux and Reflux, 223, 251, 270–272, 285, 377, 397, 436, 442
Wallis: Animadversions … upon Mr Hobs's late Book, 263, 270–274, 397
Wallis: Another Letter … concerning some Mistakes, 446, 472, 572
Wallis: Arithmetica infinitorum, 18, 25, 26, 28, 308, 430, 447, 455, 474, 475, 485, 555, 556, 585, 599
Wallis: Autobiography, 48, 73, 104
Wallis (ed.): Claudii Ptolemaei harmonicorum libri tres, 115, 136
Wallis: Commercium epistolicum, 7, 449, 476, 478, 543, 547, 549, 560, 569, 571, 574, 605
Wallis: Cono-cuneus, 69
Wallis: De angulo contactus, 410, 411, 413–415, 427, 572
Wallis: De loquela, 58, 62, 63
Wallis: Defence of the Royal Society, 48, 50, 51, 68, 72, 74
Wallis: Defense of the Treatise of the Angle of Contact, 412, 413
Wallis: Discourse of Combinations, 470, 533
Wallis: Elenchus geometriae Hobbianae, 18, 28
Wallis: Exercitationes très, 354
Wallis: Grammatica linguae anglicanae, 58, 62, 63, 429
Wallis: Hobbius Heauton-timorumenos, 38, 42, 47, 48, 50, 52, 79, 265, 267–269, 598
Wallis: Logarithmotechnia Nicholai Mercatoris: discoursed of in a letter, 482, 541, 599
Wallis: Mechanica I, 533, 562, 563, 596, 601, 604, 606
Wallis: Mechanica III, 12
Wallis: Primam inventionem et demonstrationem, 23
Wallis: Some Animadversions … on a printed Paper, 471, 492, 565, 572
Wallis: Tractatus duo, 8, 9, 12, 13, 18, 21, 23, 27, 28, 430, 450, 571, 599, 602
Wallis: Treatise of Algebra, 21, 69, 73, 526, 606
Wallis: Treatise of Angular Sections, 606
Wallis, John jr (b. 1650), 37
Wallis, Rebecca (d. 1677), 87–89, 91
Wallis, Susanna, née Glyde (1622–87), 143, 170, 180, 181, 289
Walton (ed.): Biblia Polyglotta, 398
war
Anglo-Dutch, 240, 249, 270–272, 285, 287
Russo-Polish, 64
Ward, Seth (1617–89), 82, 178, 187, 296, 593
Warwick, Mary, Countess of, née Boyle (1624–78), 283
Warwickshire
Nuneaton, 304
pg 682Wassenaer, Jacob van (1607?-40?), 316
Wassenaer: Den on-wissen wiskonstenaer, 316
Watkins, Richard (d. 1708), 592, 594
identified, 593
Watkins: News from the Dead, 593
weight, 416, 424, 452, 506, 520
Whalley, Daniel (17th century), 48–50, 56, 58–62, 69, 72
Whalley, Peter (d. 1656)
identified, 60
Wharton, Anne (d. 1692) (B), 62, 73
White, Sampson (17th century), 31
Wllhem, Maurits Le Leu De (b. 1641), 467, 568
identified, 468
Wilkins, John (1614–72) (B), 78, 103, 287, 479, 481, 492, 496, 567, 593
Wilkins, John: Essay towards a Real Character, 481, 493
Wilkins, Timothy (1617–71), 335
identified, 78
Willis, Thomas (1621–75), 90,