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Pages 567-577

Calendar of State Papers Foreign: Elizabeth, Volume 16, May-December 1582. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1909.

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Faenza, Cobham receives Italian professing to have preached the Religion in, 179.

Faille, Jacques de la, colonel of Antwerp, 548.

Falmouth, Spanish ship plundered at, 289;

Spanish ship brought to, by French pirates, 521.

Famars, M. de. See Livin.

Fante or Faunt, Nicholas, Walsingham's secretary, 324.

Faquades, John Lopez, Portuguese merchant, signs bond to Captain Kenne, 452.

Farer, Thomas, in Williams' company, 263.

Farire, M. de la, with Brissac at battle of Azores, 353 (p. 348).

Farnese, Alexander, Prince of Parma, in great rage for loss of Alost, 14, 30;

letters from Mansfeldt to, intercepted, 18 (p. 18);

superintends placing of ordnance in trenches at Oudenarde, 28;

comes to Oudenarde, 29;

men of Ondenarde slay messenger from, 32;

people of Mons refuse to admit horse and foot from, 43;

sends soldiers to Valenciennes, 53 (p. 45);

discord between Risbourg. Montigny and, 53 (p. 46);

does not want Italian troops, 73 (p. 66);

Oudenarde refuses to surrender to, 79, 81;

prevents Lalaing from revolting, 85 (p. 80);

intrenches army before Oudenarde, 85 (p 81);

makes Count Mansfeldt governor of Hainault, 96;

mentioned, 100;

despairs of being able to take Oudenarde, 110;

sends trumpeter to make terms with Oudenarde, 111;

horsemen of, retire to wood near Oudenarde, 118 (p. 117);

preparation of munition made at Cologne for, 118 (p. 119);

mentioned, 124;

makes Montigny governor of Flanders, 135;

points granted by, to Oudenarde, 140;

capture of Oudenarde by, 143;

Burgundians join army of, 143 (p. 139);

reference to capture of Oudenarde by, 146;

camp of, sent from Oudenarde to Gravelines, 147;

retires to Namur, 165, 175;

Elizabeth wishes French king to make a restraint against transporting victuals to, 183 (p. 185);

Salcedo in pay of. 189, 192;

Rogers wishes Elizabeth to write to, on his behalf, 194;

Lesieur obtains passports to go to, 199;

Italian accompanies Salcedo to camp of, 203;

comes in person to Ypres, 208 (p. 203);

reference to complicity of, in Salcedo's plot, 204;

new succour said to have come to, 206;

Lesieur will require more money on his return from, 216;

at Tournay, 220;

troops of, skirmish with States' army near Berghes, 221, 227 (p. 228);

Bellivre and Brulart to repair to, 230;

Salcedo's secret intelligence with, 231;

marches to stop passage of French at Gravelines, 234 (p. 237);

letter from King of Spain to. intercepted, 234 (p. 238);

Italian and Spanish troops marching to join, 236;

tries to get Flushing by treason, 238;

reference to letter from, concerning Rogers, 252;

gladly receives English mutineers, 252 (p. 252);

Italians and Spaniards come to camp of, 258;

very strong, 288 (p. 281);

skirmish between States' troops and, 294;

advancing on Oudenarde, 296;

reference to his reply concerning Roger's release, 297;

reference to letters from agents of, intercepted by States, 300;

kinsman of, slain before Ghent. 302 (p. 296);

sends troops to Lierre, 302 (p. 299);

offers Montigny generalship of new Spanish forces, 304;

to abstain from oppressing subjects of Empire. 310 (p. 905);

Lesieur takes letters to Baron of Anholt from, 315 (p. 308);

to write to Baron of Anholt on Rogers' behalf, 316;

holds council of war at Lille, 321;

Ashby about to go to. 323;

holds all places near France with strong garrisons, 333;

puts Italians into Laerre, 335;

at Lierre, 336;

makes fort between Ypres and Menin, 337 (p. 328);

said to be going towards Cambray, 338;

couriers and merchants pass safely from Calais to, 343 (p. 334);

sends his physician to help those wounded before Ghent, 347;

might put to death Turenne and la None if Saleedo should be executed, 348 (p. 339);

reference to computation of forces under, 348 (p. 340);

demands of, at meeting at Arras, 349;

near Cambray, 350;

town in Flanders said to have been surrendered to, 352;

States of Artois and Hainault delay in answering demands of, 364;

courier of, taken by States' soldiers, 369;

sends false news of Monsieur to Emperor, 374;

forces in Friealand and Guelderland to join, 375;

departs from Lille, 391;

awaits coming of French succours. 394 (p. 390);

Count Ottavio Landi comes to Paris from camp of, 396 (p. 393), 401;

letters from, intercepted, 406;

reference to Lesieur's sojourn with 416,

said to have poisoned Viscount of Ghent, 422, 445;

retires from Artois, 440;

receives orders from Spain to give battle, 441 (p. 434);

soldiers of, murmur for want of pay, 454;

money sent to, from Milan, 487;

takes Ninove, 463;

said to be advancing to check Biron, 465;

assembles his forces in Brabant, 473;

ill, 478;

courier from Spain sent to, 483;

diligent and painetaking, 487;

castle of Likerke said to have been delivered up to, 493;

sends messenger to Rome to clear himself of Saleedo's imputation, 494 (p. 485);

wins towns and prospers, 497;

mentioned, 500;

said to be going to Italy, 516;

money to be sent to, from Lyons, 515 (p. 509);

said to be dead, 524;

departs suddenly from Lille, 527;

mentioned, 536.

-, -, -, letter from, 239.

-, Alexander, Cardinal, uncle of above, to be protector of kingdom of Portugal, 494 (p. 486).

- Margaret, daughter of Prince of Parma, wife of Prince of Mantua, possibly to be repudiated by him, 348 (p. 338).

-, Ottavio, Duke of Parma, father of above, discovery of practice of Italian nobles against, 86;

reference to plot against, 396 (p. 393).

Faraese, 'Farnesia,' House of, great personage of, killed before Gheat, 302 (p. 296).

Faqueral, 'Fackeral,' colonel of French at Dunkirk, 175.

Faty, , Greek maid of the bedshamber, Queen Mother dismisses for 'trading' with Spanish agent, 114 (p. 113).

Fautrire, , captain in French fleet for Don Antonio, 115.

Fauvelles, Favelles, , captain in 'army' for Don Antonio, 95 115.

Feding, William, in Williams' company, 263.

Fentre, Fentley, Archibald, kinsman of Bishop of Glasgow, takes message from Duke of Guise to Scotland, 210;

Spanish agent gives money to, 343 (p. 338).

Fera, Camille, sent by Queen Mother to Duke of Mantua, 348 (p. 338).

Ferdinand, Archduke, uncle to Emperor Rudolf, expected at Augsburg, 810.

Fernhurst, Fernyhurst, 'Fanhurst,' Lord of. See Ker.

-, Lady. See Ker, Janet.

Feron, Laurence, letter-bearer from Walsingham to Mauvissire, 13.

Ferrabosco, Alfonso, letter from, 301.

Ferrara, ambassador of, in Paris, introduces Count Ottavio Landi to French king, 396 (p 393);

visits Cobham, 424 (p. 417);

mentioned, 467.

-, Duke of. See Este.

Ferrier, Arnaud du, French ambassador in Venice, recalled, 62 (p. 53);

to be of king's new Council, 494 (p 485);

returns to Paris, 498.

Fert, M. de la. See Estampes, Claude d'.

Fervacques, M. de. See Hautemer.

Fez, King of, sends ambassador to Turks, 113 (p. 111);

promises to send ambassador to Paris, 152.

Figueroa, Lope de, soldiers of, 112, 148.

Figueroa, Marquero, administrator and auditor in army for Terceras, 112.

Fisher, Robert, English merchant at Rouen, signs petition, 341.

Fitzgerald, Gerald, Earl of Desmond, Maccartamore reported to have joined, 437.

Fitz Simons, Leonard, Irishman, goes towards Rome, 423 (p. 415).

Fitzwilliams, , Norris receives letter from Walsingham concerning, 119.

-, , brother of above, reference to soldiers serving under, 119.

Flameng, le, a merchant, Queen Mother has secret conference with Chevalier Breton at house of, 478.

Flanders, people of, profess readiness to repay Elizabeth's loan, 12;

Monsieur and Prince of Orange request Norris to advance to, 30;

Fremyn expects to be marched into, 31;

King of Navarre orders la Roque to repair into, 33 (p. 30);

English troops not to be assembled in, without permission of Members of, 39;

proclamation made in, forbidding dealings of merchandise with enemy, 53 (p. 46);

Huguenots wish Bellievre to defer his going into. 62 (p. 53);

Jehan Gower fights for Roman religion in, 66;

money to be sent by French king to, 74 (p. 68);

loss of Oudenarde would cause disturbances in, 79;

Norris's troops embark for, 85 (p. 79);

occasion of Bellivre's going to, kept secret, 86;

Italians collected in Lombardy for, 88;

King of Spain supposed to be atteuding with unwonted diligence to affairs of, 108;

Custodio Leytam sent by Don Antonio into, 114 (p. 113);

money obtained from, to pay reiters 113 (p. 118);

mentioned, 128;

Montigny created governor of, 135;

Monsieur to be sworn Earl of, 147;

States' forces join to keep coast of, from incursions of the enemy, 151;

report that Prince Dauphin will not go to, 162;

Spaniards pass daily into, 167;

King of Spain said to be arming for, 175;

French king writes to Mauvissire touching defraying of Monsieur's expenses in wars of, 179,

Monsieur goes into, 180;

enemy said to have come into, 181 (p. 181);

Williams marches into, 191;

to furnish part of money for debt due to Pallavicino and Spinola, 197;

Egmont joins Salcedo because denied government of, 203 (p. 202);

Puygaillard sent to, 209 (p. 208):

Italian and Spanish troops pass towards, 209 (p. 209);

Custodio Leytam to reside in Paris on his return from, 230;

enemy in, makes attempt on Ypres, 231;

Monsieur to make entry at Ghent as Earl of, 234 (p. 237), 235;

Dr. Hector Nuez sends news of Portugal received by way of, 240;

Queen Mother will hinder proceedings of her son in, if she persists in favouring Italians in Paris, 248;

Guises lie in wait to intercept letters passing towards, 249;

King of Navarre's agent to go to, 250;

Monsieur puts soldiers into towns in, 258;

Queen Mother fears that news of battle of Azores will discourage French in, 266;

Cobham fears letters to, may be intercepted, 268;

Monsieur created Earl of, 279, 283, 284;

Knollys refers to his coming into, 280 (p. 272);

Queen Mother wishes Biron to repair into, 287;

news from, 287 (p. 280), 288;

horsemen paid at rate of valuation of money in, 302 (p. 296);

French nobles said to be coming into, with troops, 306;

reference to wars in, 310 (p. 305), Elizabeth not to be put to expense of wars in, if she marries Monsieur. 318;

Salcedo revokes greater part of what he confessed in, 323;

mentioned, 324;

statement of monthly pay of Spanish soldiers in, 328;

Cobham wishes English pirates imprisoned in France, to be sent into, 331;

not known by what route French troops will enter, 333;

Spanish king sends order into, to reserve all French prisoners, 340;

Biron to go to, 343 (p. 334);

King of Spain raises money to be employed for war in, 347;

Biron willing to take charge of camp prepared for, 348;

Queen Mother expects ships from, 348 (p. 338);

Biron to conduct army into, 352;

towns of, disheartened by loss of Lille, 358;

Spaniards from, to leave France, 369;

fly-boat of. 370;

French king said to have decided to bring great hulks from, to aid Don Antonio, 383;

election of governor of, 391;

reference to news from, 393;

packets found in Calvi's house directed out of Spain to, 396 (p. 393);

reference to wish of States for Monsieur to come into, 397;

Monsieur's camp leaves, 406;

Biron's forces said to have passed into, 423 (p. 416);

Count Octavio Landi gives his reasons for leaving, 424 (p. 417);

French army said to be entering Low Countries by way of, 439;

Prince of Parma said to be bringing his camp into, 440;

M. de Raux's soldiers wish to go to wars in, 441;

nothing of Saldo's confessions to remain on record saving points touching Monsieur and, 441 (p. 433);

M. de Rambouillet to take money into, 457;

Biron intends to go into, 465;

Monsieur said to be evil satisfied with, 472 ( p. 462);

reference to arrival of French troops in, 489;

news from, 494 (p. 484);

Don Antonio said to be going to, 497;

promises to furnish army with money, 499;

Prince of Parma may come into, 500;

French army enters, 502;

charges of Monsieur's wars in, 507 (p. 496);

French king ought to seek to pacify Huguenots in. 510;

French expected at Antwerp from, 513;

French army still in. 514;

Don Antonio intends to pass into, 518;

Milanese bankers agree to provide King of Spain with money for wars in, 518 (p. 509);

French nobles arrive at Antwerp from, 524;

French from, encamp near Antwerp, 529;

army from, in country of Waes, 533;

Monsieur's army in, to be sent into Brabant, 535;

M. Rambouillet returns from, 538 (p. 526);

English ship coming from, plundered by d'Armeville, 544.

-, Four Members of, 29;

English troops not to be assembled in Brabant or Flanders without permission of, 39;

Monsieur obtains possession of Flanders from, 180;

Ghent first town of, 181;

Monsieur gives banquet to, 199, 204;

wishes of, respecting Lamoral of Egmont, 305;

prefer Scots to French, 391;

Monsieur writes to, for money, 454;

French nobles entertained at charge of, 493.

Flemings, go into 'Bergues,' 9;

companies of, enter Bergen op Zoom, 31;

in Oudenarde, 111;

regiments of, at Dunkirk, 175;

in command of cornets of horse at Ghent, 180;

mentioned, 212, 224;

reference to hopes of, placed on French enterprise in Azores, 333;

in Ninove, 456;

French refuse to allow, in Dunkirk, 531;

in Eyndhoven, 535.

Flemish, flyboat taken by English, 60;

merchants in Paris. 518 (p. 509);

companies at Dunkirk, 533;

pasquinade, 549.

Fleury, M. de. See Clausse.

Florence, Secretary of, Irishmen take letters from, 423 (p. 415);

ambassador of, in Paris, 467;

persons apprehended by Inquisition in, 518 (p. 509).

Florentines, French king feasted at Lyons by, 288 (p. 281);

Landi has good acquaintance with, 472 (p. 460).

Florin, Captain Johann, ambassador from the 'Ten Justices,' to French king, 519.

Floyon, M. de. See Berlaymont.

Flu, George of der, lieutenant at Bitten, 'Sieton,' ambassador from Valais to French king, 519.

-, Melchior von, from Unterwalden, ambassador to Paris, 519.

Flushing, Princes and States-General to go to, 151, 157, 160, 164;

Princes leave, 169;

Monsieur goes to Bruges by way of, 180;

bailiff of, Sainte-Aldegonde hopes to hinder evil designs of, 182;

Monsieur expected at, 234 (p. 237);

bailiff of, receives letters from King of Spain, 234 (p. 237);

treason revealed against, 235, 237 (p. 241), 238;

deputy of merchants goes to, 302 (p. 297);

Danett at, 303;

Gascons arrive at, 336, 337 (p. 327);

Prince of Chimay and others from Malcontents at, 375;

merchant ships from Tercera arrive at, 377 (p. 375);

letter from Longston delayed by weather at, 388;

mentioned, 432;

English mutineer detained at, 514.

Flushing, bailiff of. See Rowleman.

Foix, Paul de, Archbishop of Toulouse, French ambassador in Rome, 15;

Shute instructed by friends of, concerning English ship stayed at Malta, 210;

to inform Pope of French king's wish that ship may be restored, 211 (a);

requested to be present at meeting between Navarre, Bellievre and Montmoreney, 288;

has audience with Pope, concerning Osborne's ship, 332;

Cobham receives letter from, 353;

reference to memorial sent by, to Mauvissire, 384;

Cobham sends remonstrance of Scottish lords against d'Aubigny to, 424;

deals honourably with Shute, 478;

laments cruelty used by Santa Cruz towards French, 494 (p. 486).

- -, letter to, 211 (b).

Foix in Languedoc, papists in, use violence towards Protestants, 86;

troops from Gascony try to surprise, 91.

Fontaine, M. de la, bearer of letter between Mme de la None and Walsingham, 342, 448;

leaves sample of a mine with Walsingham, 483.

Fontainebleau, 'Fontaine bellean,' French Court at, 4 (p. 2);

Cobham has audience at, 33 (p. 28);

mentioned, 54, 57, 62 (p. 52), 74 (p. 67), 86; 113, 114 (p. 113);

king desires his chief advisers to repair to, 122;

mentioned, 136, 150, 152, 162, 188, 209, 210 (p. 211), 223, 288.

-, letters and dispatches dated at, 48, 211 (a), 211 (b), 211 (c), 212, 372.

Fontaines, M. de, to see restitution made to merchants of Chester, 34.

Foscarini, , 'Procurator-General,' senator at Venice, Shelley debates with, concerning English merchants, 295.

Fosseux [Montmorency Fosseux], Franoise de, Queen of Navarre dismisses, 113.

Foster, , returns to Paris from Rome. 33 (p. 30).

Fougre, Pe. de la, receives money sent to Monsieur from England, 18 (p. 18).

Fournicon, M., 'Formiconi,' secretary to Strozzi, brings news of his defeat to Paris, 340, 343 (p. 334), 365.

France, Diane de, widow of Francis, Duke of Montmorenoy, legitimised daughter of Henry II, afterwards Duchess of Chtelleraut, duchy of Angoulme assigned to, 188.

France, la Rochefoucault returns to, 9;

Don Antonio 'abused in,' 18 (p. 17);

preparation of army in, for Flanders gets along slowly, 31;

English Jesuits residing in, 33;

men from, join Monsieur's camp at Ghent, 43;

packet for Queen of Scots from. 47;

news from, 51;

Monsieur's forces from, expected at Cambray, 53 (p. 45);

rumours of army preparing in, 53 (p. 46);

forces levied in, for Monsieur, not ready, 55;

minister sent to King of Navarre from every province in, 75;

Herle considers that preparations in, for Don Antonio will prove vain, 85 (p. 78);

Monsieur's troops from, slow, 85 (p. 79);

Mauvissire offers to obtain release of English ships in ports of, 89;

fears as to naval armament in, 90;

horsemen said to be coming out of, for Monsieur, 96, 99;

Walsingham considers that it would be well to maintain friendship with, 101;

Monsieur's forces from, said to be at Chimay, 111;

Monsieur awaits army from, to succour Oudenarde, 125, 126 (p. 126);

King of Spain likely to help partisans of Scottish King in, against England, 128 (p. 129);

Don Antonio hopes for help from, 133;

Bellievre said to be coming to Flanders with forces from, 135;

M. du Plessis journeys through, to Augsburg, 139;

du Vray to be sent into, 143 (p. 140);

Monsieur likely to return to, to 'set order in his things,' 151;

expectation of supplies from, for Low Countries, 157, 160;

Paulmyer's lamentation for troubles of, 161;

supplies to come to Low Countries from, 180 (p. 180);

forces arrive from, 181 (p. 181);

Guisards scheming in, 182;

Crown of, will receive great good by prosecution of Monsieur's enterprise, 183;

forces from, looked for devoutly, 184;

men desert States' camp and go to, 185;

du Plessis leaves his family in, 199;

French king gives Monsieur's troop leave to pass through, 203 (p. 203);

Monsieur's forces expected from, 204, 205;

adventurers sail from, to help Don Antonio, 213;

Queen of Scots wishes to see England, Scotland and, in good understanding, 218;

reference to letters received by Monsieur from, 220;

speeches of money sent to Monsieur from, 220 (p. 221);

examinations of Salcedo and other plotters sent into, 227;

Monsieur's 'partage' in, cannot sustain his enterprises against King Philip, 229;

people of, said to be dissatisfied with king, 230;

Monsieur sends news of conspiracy into, 231;

new forces said to have come from, 235, 258;

Brissac said to have brought Spanish ships to, 268;

States cannot do well without aid from, 278;

Bretons captured by Knollys require passport to return into, 280 (p. 272);

Bellivre goes to, with Saloedo, 283;

report of aid coming to Low Countries from, 284;

Swiss Cantons to meet in, 288 (p. 282);

'realm of England should be forthcoming to encounter,' 295;

Elizabeth finds fault with charge of conveying dispatches to, and from, 298;

reference to wish of England to hold balance between Burgundy and, 300;

great doubts in Low Countries of arrival of Monsieur's force from, 304;

reference to Don Antonio's fleet from, 317;

army for Low Countries said to be on frontiers of. 319;

d'Aubigny said to be going to, 326;

horse leave, for Low Countries, 331;

Parma holds all places near, with strong garrisons, 333;

news of Don Antonio comes to Low Countries from, 337 (p. 328);

new forces from, go to Cambray, 338;

English merchants in, complain of oppressions, 341;

regiment levied in Dauphin said to have done great harm in, 348;

reference to course taken by Don Antonio in. 348 (p. 339);

reference to letters sent to Queen of Scots from her friends in, 357;

M. de Villers sent into, 364:

account of defeat of 'army' from, at battle of Azores, 365;

necessary to give disbanded soldiers some fighting outside, 372;

gentlemen return to, from Flanders, 375;

reference to nobles from, in Don Antonio's fleet, 383;

pensions of, unprofitable to Scots, 386;

Monsieur's new forces from, said to have crossed Somme, 391;

fresh rumours of troops from, for Flanders, 394 (p. 389);

Guises draw to themselves all the chief governments in, 396 (p. 398);

king said to have offered forces of, to help Swiss, 397;

Monsieur thought to be likely to return to, 401;

passage from, to Cambray hindered by loss of Cambresis, 414;

reference to Christian nations trading in Levant under banner of, 421;

mentioned, 433;

all things which Salcedo delivered concerning personages in, to be abolished, 441 (p. 433);

necessity in, for an heir, 449;

French soldiers said to be going to winter in, 463;

King of Scots refuses to allow Lady Fernhurst to return to, 472 (p. 461);

French king promises to introduce decrees of Council of Trent into, 472 (p. 462);

news from, 473;

prospect of civil war;

in, 476;

ambassador in Spain returns to, 480 (471);

Monsieur may go into, to;

raise an army, 487;

Spaniards deceived in their hope of division in, 494 (p. 486);

Saint-Luc withdraws to, 499;

Biron will soon return to, 504;

d'Aubigny gives out that he is promised support from, 508;

French king ought to seek to pacify Huguenots in, 510;

Chevalier Breton returns to, 514;

Don Antonio goes to, 518 (p. 509);

Monsieur and to be shortly departing for. 533;

French king promises that clergy of, shall be reformed, 538;

Queen of Scots hopes d'Aubigny will receive help from, 541.

-, king of. See Henry III.

-, Queen Mother of. See Catharine.

-, young Queen of. See Lorraine, Louise of.

-, ligier ambassador of, in Spain, See Vivonne, Longle.

-, ambassador of, in Rome. See Foix.

-, ambassador of, in Switzerland. See Bellivre, Jean de.

Francghelin (qy. Franklin;, P., English merchant at Rouen, signs petition, 341.

Franche Comt, Italian foot said to be going into, 122;

French army expected to winter in, 428.

Francis, Duke of Anjou, Alenon and Brabant, Monsieur, 4 (p. 4);

mentioned, 5, 6;

in Flanders, 9;

preparing camp between Ghent and Oudenarde, 14;

Rossel fears aid will not be given to, from France, 15;

Captain 'Chattellett' offers his services to, 18;

agreement of, with States, 18 (p. 16);

receives rumours of rebellion in England, 18 (p. 17);

Elizabeth wishes to receive answer from concerning marriage, 26;

promises to bring forces to Oudanarde, 28;

his forces arrive near Cambray. 29;

reference to letters from, 30;

holds council with Prince of Orange, 31;

his men take Malcontents in skirmish, 32;

French king desires to help Elizabeth if she continues her favours towards, 33 (p. 28);

reference to letter from, to French king, 33 (p. 30);

Bellivre sent to, 37;

commission from, to North to raise men in England, 39;

reference to his reception as Duke of Brabant, 40;

Bouchain yields to, 43, 53 (p. 45);

King of Navarre sends ambassador to, 53 (p. 46);

reference to marriage, 54;

tilts at the ring, 55;

States grant 120,000 florins a year, 55;

Biron seeks to be employed in service of, 62 (p. 52);

grant passed under broad seal from, to merchants of Antwerp, 67;

Gentners send to, for help for Oudenarde, 69;

English regiments will prove but champignons to serve turn of, for summer camp, 70;

mentioned, 71;

money to be sent by French king to, 74 (p. 68);

reference to letter from, to Elizabeth concerning war in Flanders, 77 (p. 72);

Parma makes efforts to take Oudenarde before arrival of, 79;

soldiers of, offer skirmish daily to enemy, 81;

mentioned, 85 (p. 78);

secret contract passed between frontier lords and, 85 (p. 79);

Herle on good terms with, 85 (p. 80);

depends upon Norris to relieve Oudenarde, 85 (p. 81),

said to be going to urge Elizabeth to resolution touching marriage, 85 (p. 82);

French nobles preparing levies for, 86;

companies marching from Picardy to join, 91;

de Coester wishes to serve, 94;

people of Bruges ordered to swear to be true subjects of, 96;

insists on Norris coming to his camp, 98;

expecting succour from France, 99;

people of Ghent request help from, for Oudenarde, 100;

necessary for him to provide some chief in Low Countries, 102 (p. 99);

in good health, 109;

people of Oudenarde send to for help, 110;

Quinc governs, 110 (p. 107);

forces of, said to be at Chimay, 111;

mentioned, 118 (p. 116);

fails in his promise to relieve Oudenarde, 118 (p. 117);

solicits money for Netherlands from England, 118 (p. 119);

wishes to be created prince of Empire, 118 (p. 120);

people of Douay submit to, 118 (p. 121);

puts Rochepot and Villers in higher command than Norris, 120;

States of Brabant present benevolence to, 121;

French king calls council to consider action of, in Low Countries, 122;

his reputation in Low Countries at stake, 125;

his forces advancing on Oudenarde, 126 (p. 126);

receives letters from Bishop of Lige, 126 (p. 126);

Marchaumont tries to obtain money from Elizabeth for. 128;

forces of, hoped for at Oudenarde, 135;

embassy from Ghent requests help for Oudenarde from, 135;

sends M. du Plessis to Diet at Augsburg, 139;

desires to help Oudenarde, 139;

Ghent complains of, for loss of Oudenarde, 143 (p. 139);

confers with Prince of Orange on loss of Oudenarde, 143 (p. 140);

letters from Soottish king to, 143 (p. 140);

people of Ghent make complaints against, 146;

Parma sends forces to cut off army of, at Gravelines, 147;

to be sworn Earl of Flanders, 147 (p. 145);

Elizabeth refuses to defray expenses for wars of, 150 (p. 149);

admonishes mutinous English soldiers of their duty, 151;

to depart towards Flushing, 151;

wishes to release Prince of Geneva from prison. 152;

goes to Bruges, 157, 158, 160;

camp of, near Dunkirk, 160;

looked for at Dunkirk, 164;

reference to letters from Norris to, 165;

arrives at Bruges, 169;

calculations in Burghley's hand of revenues of, 172;

four companies of guard of, at Dunkirk, 175;

names of principal officers in camp of, 176;

reference to letters from, to Marchaumont, 177;

French king writes to Mauvissire touching defraying of expenses of, in wars of Flanders, 179;

conjectures whether he will be able to keep field against enemy, 180;

arrives at Bruges. 181;

King of Spain said to be going to crave aid of princes of Empire against, 181 (p. 181);

Guisards scheming to alienate French king from, 182;

Elizabeth does not wish to be thrown into war by means of, 183;

at Bruges, 185;

Gascons hasten towards, 187;

practice of Salcedo against, 189;

taking steps to find pay for his army, 192;

sends news of Salcedo's conspiracy to French king, 192;

Rogers wishes him to write to Parma on his behalf, 194 (p. 194);

reference to plot against, 195;

reference to letter from, to Norris, 196;

reference to plot against, 197, 199;

gives banquet to Prince of Orange and States of Flanders, 199 (p. 199);

French king promises to discharge Elizabeth of all charges of war if she will marry. 200;

reference to plot against, 203, 204;

gives banquet to States. 204;

mentioned, 205;

wishes to stay some time at Dunkirk, 206;

reference to plot against, 208;

M. Puygaillard to repair to, as councillor, 209 (p. 208);

King Philip hopes to expel, from Flanders, 209 (p. 209);

Pallavicino uncertain whether French king will help, 212;

sends to King of Denmark to join with him in good amity, 215 (p. 216);

States much discouraged by their losses, without help given by, 216;

enemy said to have taken sconce from soldiers of, 219;

reference to plot against, 220;

in great pain for money to pay his soldiers, 220 (p. 221);

Norris clears himself of slanderous reports to, 221;

enemy near camp of, 222;

parcels of money made up in Paris for, 223;

reference to journey of Bellievre and Brulart to, 225;

Pope does all he can to prevent soldiers going to service of, 226 (p. 227);

reference to plot against, 227;

commissioners sent to, from Dunkirk, complaining of favours shown to French, 227 (p. 228);

Morgan offers petition to, for pardon of English mutineers, 227 (p. 229);

French king wishes Elizabeth to aid, in wars in Low Countries, 229;

Bellivre and Brulart sent to. 230;

reference to plot against, 231;

subjects of, detained, 232;

to make his entry into Ghent as Earl of Flanders, 234 (p. 237), 235;

Count Hohenlohe comes to, for help for Lochem, 237 (p. 241);

to go to Ghent, 238;

citizens of Lierre swear to abandon their obedience to, 238;

M. d'Ohain makes complaint to, of Van den Putte's interference with his postmen, 242;

hoped for, at Ghent, 243;

Queen Mother will hinder proceedings of, if she persists in favouring Italians in Paris, 248;

urges Montpensier not to depart from his government, 249;

King of Navarre's agent to go to, 250, 251;

mentioned, 252;

removes camp from Dunkirk, 258;

goes to Ghent. 259;

citizens of Bruges convicted of going to mass at chapel of, 259;

to go to Ghent, 260;

camp of. said to be going to move to Antwerp, 260;

muster of Williams' company for service of, 263;

Queen Mother fears that news of battle of Azores will discourage, 266;

Elizabeth expresses surprise that no money is given, for expenses of war in Low Countries, 274 (1);

Prince of Orange acknowledges Elizabeth's care for, 274 (2);

not in a position to retake any of the places that have been lost, 275;

near Ghent, 278;

received with great solemnity into Ghent, 279;

Knollys complains to, of wrong done him by Mauvissire, 280 (p. 272);

entry of, into Ghent, 280 (p. 273);

to go to Antwerp, 281;

burghers of Antwerp complain of, for stuffing frontier towns with French garrisons, 283;

camp of, between Oudenarde and Ghent, 284;

Queen Mother helps, as much as she can, 287, 288;

Swiss troops of, come to frontier of Lorraine, 288 (p. 282);

camp of, in disorder, 294;

receives news of Prince of Parma's march, 296;

expected at Antwerp, 300;

seeks to cover news of Don Antonio's defeat, 302;

expected at Antwerp, 302 (p. 297);

goes to Dendermonde, 303;

reference to skirmish of enemy with camp of. before Ghent, 304;

reception of, at Ghent, 305;

Bellivre and Brulart sent to French king to relate their negotiations with, 307;

M. de Buy sent to Paris from, 309;

people of Lige make complaints against, 310 (p. 305);

affairs of, going badly in Guelders, 315 (p. 309);

declaration of French king concerning marriage of Elizabeth and, 318;

sends for true particulars of his army from France, 319;

if troops of, do not come, many towns will fall into enemy's hands, 321;

to be asked how he would carry himself towards Empire, 223;

at Antwerp, 325;

mentioned, 326;

French king assigns tax on salt to, 331;

said to be in a bad way, 333;

States of Holland shew themselves obstinate against, 335;

commends English at Ghent, 337 (p. 327);

said to be going to take journey into Holland, 337 (p. 328), 338;

French king assigns money to, 343 (p. 334);

mentioned, 347;

duke of Ferrara will lend money to, 348 (p. 338);

forces of, coming along frontiers, 349;

sends Charretier to king of Navarre, 352;

Elizabeth wishes well to, 357;

forces of, relieve Lochem, 358, 359, 362;

places French garrisons in most towns, 361;

forces of, to follow enemy, 363;

sends M. de Villers into France, to hasten army, 364;

Cobham requests that English prisoners in Paris may be employed in wars of, 368 (p. 367);

money to be lent to, by Duke of Ferrara, 369;

attempts made to bring, to French Court, 370;

French soldiers refuse to go with, 372, Prince of Orange gives banquet to, 374;

people of Guelders and Friesland wish troops of, to remain in those countries, 377;

troubled by English merchants at Antwerp departing to Middelburg, 377 (p. 376);

gives great contentment to States, 381;

merchants of Antwerp persuade, to write to Elizabeth touching departure of Merchants Adventurers to Middelburg, 388;

welcomes Prince of Chimay at Antwerp. 389;

Norris refuses to allow anyone to decide controversy between himself and John Cobham except, 390;

new forces of, said to have crossed Somme, 391;

wishes Norris to remain near about him, 392;

if help from France does not come, Estates mean to renounce, 394 (p. 389);

gives banquet to Princes of Orange and Chimay, 394 (p. 390);

said not to be well inclined to King's desires, 396 (p. 392);

Spanish king said to have stirred up people to hinder, 397;

French king said to have agreed to demands of, touching marriage and charges of wars, 398;

thought to be likely to return to France, 401;

new Council of State to reform things to contentment of, 404;

Norris invites to a supper, 405, 406;

camp of, moves from Flanders to Antwerp, 406;

mentioned, 411;

cannot agree with States upon certain articles, 414;

reference to assistance given by Elizabeth to, 421 (p. 413);

Biron's forces marching to join, 423 (p. 416);

Armeville to be employed in service for, 424 (p. 417);

Merchants Adventurers present to, their reasons for removing to Middelburg, 428;

reference to dealings of, in Low Countries, 434;

note of towns in Low Countries held for, 438 (2),

gentlemen of Court of, try to surprise Lierre, 439;

assigns soldiers to M. de Raux to intercept letters, 441;

French king sends money to, 441 (p. 433);

Bishop of Mande wishes to become chancellor of. 442;

thanks Epernon for good offices done him, 442 (p. 436);

troops of, fail in attempt on Louvain, 445;

mentioned, 448;

Elizabeth refuses to lend money to, 449;

sends French ensigns into Ninove, 454;

sends companies to Alost. 456;

arrests Saint Luc for quarrelling with Gauville, 456 (p. 446);

money sent to, 457;

tries to persuade French to help him, 462;

army of, said to have had some enterprise upon Bapaume, 463;

Duke of Florence resolves to send Leon Strozzi to, 467;

said to be wearied with proceedings of those of Low Countries towards him, 472;

said to be returning to France, 472 (p. 462);

mentioned, 473;

commands towns to make provision for new troops, 475;

has no means to bear charges of wars, 479;

Elizabeth shows benevolence to, 480

Salcedo's accusations said to be inventions of, 484;

agent of, inquisitive of Scottish affairs, 484;

Fremyn's regiment receives only one month's pay since arrival of, in Low Countries. 487;

dines at Town House in Antwerp, 489;

mentioned, 491;

wishes his whole army to be assembled to encounter enemy, 492;

sends gentlemen to Dunkirk to receive French nobles, 493;

Don Antonio said to be going to, 497;

army of, on its way to Eccloo, 499;

mentioned. 501;

reference to letter from, 503;

will employ Rochepot's troops against enemy, 504;

negotiations concerning marriage, 507, 508;

would be better enabled to go forward in his enterprise if strengthened by those of the Religion, 510;

petitioned hourly for money, 512;

Latin inscription affixed to gate at Antwerp in honour of, 513;

tries to keep the peace among his adherents. 514;

reference to charges of wars of, 517;

Pinart wishes Elizabeth had some niece to be married to, 520;

welcomes French nobles at Antwerp, 524;

mentioned, 526;

army of, between Eccloo and Ghent, 527;

Eyndhoven captured by troops of, 529;

talk of marriage of, with King of Navarre's sister, 529;

army of, near Dermonde, 531;

mentioned, 532;

displeased at slowness of affairs in Low Countries, 533;

Papists in Brussels make no account of orders of, 534;

those who called in, are of the Religion, 535;

mentioned, 536, 537;

Alarde professes to be able to frame accord between French king and, against Spain, 538;

said to be going to England, 538 (p. 536);

mentioned (?) as 24, 540;

would take great offence if Elizabeth refused to marry him, 545.

-, -, letters from, 63, 272, 346, 418, 436, 450.

Francis I, Le Grand, late King of France, reference to sovereignty yielded to, by Low Countries, 280;

mentioned, 396 ( p. 393), 494 (p. 486);

reference to friendship between Hennry VIII and, 507 (p. 498).

Francis II, late King of France, reference to, 421 (p. 412).

Francis II, Duke of Lauenburg, son-in-law to Julius Duke of Brunswick, expected in Low Countries for King of Spain's service, 28.

Francis, mariner on board Emanuel, 6.

Franciscans, Italian friar in Paris imprisoned for imperious manner towards, 136;

friars, made bishops at Rome, 348 (p. 339);

in Pope's new Council, 494 (p. 485). See Cordeliers.

-, General of. See Gonzaga, Francis.

Frankfort, Bishop of Boss's book sold in market at, 18 (p. 18).

Francq, 'Free,' the, one of the 'Four Members' of Flanders, States' forces join to keep, from incursions of enemy, 151;

Monsieur and Prince of Orange received at Bruges by, 181;

Monsieur gives banquet to, 204;

Prince of Epinoy comes to Antwerp to get consent of, to be governor of Flanders, 391;

people of, present horses to French nobles. 493;

to make ready pioneers. 527.

Frankenthal, letter dated at, 312.

Frederick II, King of Denmark and Norway, Gripheus Buis to be sent to, from Holland, 85 (p. 78);

to be invested with Order of the Garter, 130;

expected at Elsinore, 207;

objects to wearing strange attire in which to be invested with Order of the Garter, 217;

Mark Hess sent from, to buy cloth in England, 233;

invested with Order of the Garter, 254;

rumour of marriage between Scottish king and daughter of, 324;

reference to English embassy to, 351;

may send help to Low Countries, 484;

reference to his receiving Order of the Garter, 476;

reference to English embassy to, 551.

-, -, letters from, 103, 117, 245, 282, 293.

Frederiksborg, letters dated at, 282, 293.

'Free' the. See Francq.

Fregoso, Cesare, gentleman of Genoa, reference to action of Francis I upon the occasion of his murder, 494 (p. 486).

Freiburg, in Switzerland, people of, defend Geneva against Duke of Savoy, 5;

join with Bernese, 37. See Fribourg.

Freince, M. de, in command of cornet of horse at Ghent, 180.

Fremyn. Georges, Captain in States' forces, reference to letters for, 158;

reference to letters from, 195;

captain of French company in Lochem, 315 (p. 309);

mentioned, 489.

-, -, letters from, 9, 31, 55, 76, 92, 110, 126, 139, 185, 192, 205, 456, 487, 499, 533, 535.

-, -, letters to, 71, 534.

French, man-of-war, encounter of Emanuel with, 6;

troops, to join Swiss in Netherlands, 28;

forces arrive near Cambray, 29;

pirates, Marbury spoiled by, 34;

join Monsieur's camp at Ghent, 43;

soldier put into Bouchain, 53;

frontiers, States wish king to forbid all trading with enemy along, 53 (p. 46);

army, said to be preparing for Don Antonio, 53 (p. 46);

ship taken by English, 60;

speeches given out by, of Monsieur's forces coming to Cambray, 69;

living in Geneva, 73 (p. 63);

said to be helping to besiege Geneva, 73 (p. 65);

ship taken by English captains, 74 (p. 68);

merchants, Mauvissire writes touching, 78;

nobility to join Monsieur's reiters, 79;

soldiers take captain of 'Rousbrughe,' prisoner at Dixmuyden, 81;

ports, Mauvissire wishes that English ships in, may be restored, 82;

troops, Monsieur's reiters waiting for, 86;

assist men of Tercera to take island of St. Michael, 86 (p. 84);

wish to obtain their ships from Knollys, 89;

army raised for Don Antonio, state of, 95;

leave Monsieur's court, 98;

ships at Tercera encounter Spaniards, 105;

king of Spain suspects, 108;

forces with Rochepot, 109;

troops assembling for Monsieur, 110;

soldiers join Rochepot from Bruges, 111;

list of captains in fleet raised for Don Antonio, 115;

lances in Artois, 118 (p. 118);

assurances mistrusted by States, 118 (p. 119);

troops, Norris hopes for, to relieve Oudenarde, 119, 121;

commissioners return from Switzerland with nothing concluded, 122;

foot near Douay, 126 (p. 126);

force looked for at Oudenarde, 138;

troops attack enemy near Ghent, 142;

Ghent complains of, for loss of Oudenarde, 143 (p. 139);

forces between Calais and Gravelines, 146;

gentlemen, duke of Savoy employs, to pass into Geneva disguised, 150 (p. 150);

companies, Rochepot marches to Dunkirk with, 151;

English troops in Low Countries cannot agree with, 154;

troops at Dunkirk, 157, 160, 164;

Mauvissire thanks Walsingham for his kindnesses towards, 166;

colonels of, at Dunkirk, 175, 180;

spies apprehended at Bruges, 181 (p. 182);

companies of, at Dunkirk, 185;

forces, enemy hopes to delay coming of, 189;

said to be coming to Low Countries, 192;

gentlemen mixed up in Salcedo's plot, 192;

not yet heard of in Low Countries, 195;

expected at Antwerp, 203 (p. 203);

have conquered few kingdoms which they have not lost for lack of good conduct, 205;

nor likely to arrive at Dunkirk, 206;

controversy between English and, in States' camp, 208;

reference to revolt of Brabant from King of Spain to, 209 (p. 209);

"copy of action passed in battle" between Spaniards and, 213;

reference to abuses offered to English by, in Low Countries, 214;

do good service in action, near Berghes, 217;

ensigns of, to go to Brabant, 219;

new forces, coining slowly to Low Countries, 227 (p. 228);

complaints made of favours shown to, at Dunkirk, 227 (p. 228);

forces, on frontier, 234 (p. 237), 235;

make barricades outside Berghes, 236;

report of many troops for Low Countries, 237 (p. 241);

troops to come to Dunkirk by water, 243;

Don Antonio said to have published declaration against King Philip in, 247;

navy said to have fought with Spaniards, 248;

English in States' camp not well treated by, 252;

soldiers placed in towns in Flanders, 258;

news of battle between Spanish navy and, sent to Queen Mother, 266;

'army,' no certain news of, 268;

affairs, give good hopes in Low Countries, 273;

Williams seeks to withdraw his company from, 277;

inscription written on gate in Ghent, 279;

supplies, camp at Ghent grows great by report of, 280 (p. 273);

garrisons placed in frontier towns, 283, 284;

people of Antwerp prefer English to, 284;

reference to battle of Azores between Spaniards and, 287, 288;

serving Duke of Savoy, to retire, 288 (p. 282);

Walsingham's justice and good affection to, 291;

merchants complain of English pirates, 292;

driven into Ghent by enemy, 294;

retreat from Soellebelle. 296;

regiment relieves Lochem, 297;

run away in skirmish before Ghent, 302 (p. 296), 303;

horse, cornet of, joins Monsieur's camp, 304;

regiment overthrown by enemy in Friesland, 306;

report of possession of Isle of St. Michael by, 307;

forces marching towards frontier of Low Countries, 309;

troops to relieve Lochem, 311, 319, 320;

intend to enter Artois, 323;

horsemen entered Geneva, 323 (p. 315);

report that Prince Dauphin approaches Antwerp, 325;

reference to defeat of, in battle of Azores, 330;

foot in army of Prince Dauphin, 331;

Englishmen imprisoned for piracy committed on, 331;

great numbers of, said to be about Cambray, 336;

in better garrisons than English; 337 (p. 327);

disliked in Holland, 338;

prisoners put to death after battle of Azores. 340, 343 (p. 334);

troops for Flanders, 347;

enterprises, nothing more certain in, than their uncertainty, 348;

captains at Breteuil, 348 (p. 338);

troops coming into Low Countries, 350;

reference to battle of Azores between Spaniards and, 352;

account of defeat of, 353;

greyhounds, La Chapelle-des-Ursins unable to obtain, 356;

army not likely to come into Low Countries, 358;

garrisons, Monsieur places in most towns, 361;

arrive in Zealand, 362;

arrive at Antwerp, 363;

gentlemen beheaded after battle of Azores, 365 (p. 363);

ensigns arrive at Antwerp, 374;

gentlemen pass through Bruges, on their way to France, 375;

enterprise on Hal, failure of, 377;

arrive at Antwerp, 377 (p. 376);

merchants, Mauvissire writes on behalf of, 384;

ministers in England deal much in favour of Scottish affairs, 386;

take castle near Malines, 387, 389, 390;

Four Members of Flanders prefer Scots to, 391;

companies thought to have been defeated by enemy, 392;

at Terceras, 393;

plotting in Scotland probable, 396 (p. 392);

false report of defeat given to, 404;

forces said to be on frontier, 413;

troops at Borgerhout, 414;

depredations committed by English on, 423 (p. 416;, 424 (p. 417);

army, no expectation of, in Low Countries, 428;

merchants unable to obtain satisfaction from Swift, 430;

at enterprise on Louvain, 439;

Spaniards wish to 'break wars' with; 441 (p. 434);

cardinals, Pope resolves to create, 442;

blamed for failure of enterprise on Louvain, 445;

apology against slanders of Hanses printed in, 453;

foot sent into Ninove, 454, 456;

sent into Brussels, 462;

army said to have had some enterprise upon Bapaume, 463;

company goes towards Alost, 473;

troops long in coming to Low Countries, 474;

governorship of Menin may be given to, 475;

in land of Waes, 477;

reference to depredations committed on English by, 480 (p. 471);

merchant, Bishop of Glasgow sends money to Scotland by, 482;

troops, reference to arrival of, in Flanders 489, 491, 492, 493;

gentlemen accompany Swiss ambassadors to Paris, 494;

M. de Foix laments cruelty of Santa Cruz towards, 494 (p. 486);

Don Antonio sails towards Madeira with. 498;

army near Bruges, 500;

people of States discontented with, 501;

army enters Flanders, 502;

between Sluys and Eccloo, 504;

gentleman said to have gone to d'Aubigny from Duke of Guise, 508;

expected at Antwerp, 513;

army in Flanders, 514;

people of Terceras weary of insolence of, 518 (p. 509);

pirates bring Spanish merchant ship to Falmouth, 521;

nobles arrive at Antwerp, 524;

troops of, to called out of Brussels, 526;

army between Eccloo and Ghent, 527;

encamp near Antwerp, 529;

show themselves stout to command, 531;

discord between people of Dunkirk and, 533;

troops withdrawn from Brussels, 534;

company takes Eyndhoven, 535;

people of Antwerp said to have mutinied against, 538;

pirates, note of spoils taken by, from merchants of Isle of Wight, 543;

pasquinade published in Brussels against, 549.

Freyste, Renere, in Williams' company, 263.

Fribourg (Switzerland), Diet to be held at, 348 (p. 338). See Freiburg.

Friday Mart, market-place in Ghent, Monsieur takes oath in, 279.

Fridelsheim, letter dated at, 104.

Friesland, to pay share of interest on Elizabeth's loan to States, 12;

English soldiers coming to Oudenarde from, 14, 69;

landskrech come into, to serve king, 70;

English soldiers stay in, 81;

Norris comes from, 96;

enemy's force in, goes to Brabant, 110;

reference to Norris' defeat in, 118 (p. 120);

Norris' troops mutiny for pay for their service in, 160;

King of Spain offers government of all that he has in, to Count of Emden, 175;

misfortune among 'ancients' from, 190;

Count Hollock asks for men to be sent to, 220;

deputies from, expected at Ghent, 260;

French regiment overthrown by enemy in, 306;

troops of States and enemy going towards, 325;

statement of monthly pay of Spanish soldiers in, 328;

Gascons go to relieve, 335;

reference to Norris's former position in, 337;

enemy likely to go into, 363;

enemy's forces in, marching towards Bruges, 375;

people of, wish French forces to remain in their country, 377 (p. 375);

States of, wish Norris to remain among them, 392;

French in, said to have taken Delfzyl, 445.

Frundsberg, Count, statement of pay of companies under, 328.

Fume, Louis de, Sieur de Bourdelles, brings ships to join 'army' for Don Antonio, 95, 115.

Furnes, Feurne, French soldiers placed in, 258.

Fusto, Franois, killed in battle of the Azores, 213.