Calendar of State Papers Foreign: Elizabeth, Volume 21, Part 2, June 1586-March 1587. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1927.
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East Friesland [German Empire], Herle's mission to, 99.
States of, letter to, 106.
-, letter from, 439.
-, count of. See Edzard.
-, prince of. See John, count.
-, trade diverted to, by placard, 90
-, not hindered from trading with Spain, 158.
-, Eastland, ready to buy at Amsterdam, 27
-, trade at Emden, 119
-, will carry goods to enemy, 350.
Eberstein. See Overstein.
Edward III., king of England, idea of conquest fitter for, 248.
Edward VI., king of England, coins of refused, 135.
Edwards, Roger :
letter of, 123.
travels of, 123-5.
on restitution of Israel, 123-4.
Edzard II., count of East Friesland, count of Emden :
Herle's mission to, 21
-, cold reception of, 35
-, answer justifies Herle, 99
-, ambassador from, 121
-, Herle found tractable, 301.
devoted to Spain, 35
-, complains that trade interrupted by Holland ships, 40
-, danger of revolting to Spain, 82.
commissioners of, at Hague, 101, 109
-, relations with Dutch, 119.
willing to retain English trade but afraid of Spaniards, 136
-, might help Spain to capture Dutch port, 249.
grievance against Leicester, 160.
letter from, 439.
-, referred to, 160.
letter to, 105.
Eee, John vander, alderman of Amsterdam, joint owner of Hope, 296.
Egerton, Thomas, Solicitor General, 141.
Egmont, Egmounde, Aigemonte,Aiguemot, Philip count of, Parma's master of the Ordnance, 292.
in action near Zutphen, 200
-, infantry commanded by, 299.
Elbe, Elephe, River, 301.
Dutch ships sent to, to prevent supplies going to enemy, 280
-, letter from Hamburg about, 348.
Elburg, Eldebourg [Prov. Gelderland, Netherlands], will only receive garrisons from N. Holland, 347-8.
Eldeborn, , in service of States, 300.
Elizabeth, Queen of England :
treaty with Spain in 1564, 34.
protest of Orange to, about trade, 89.
Dutch refused coins of, 135.
alleged intervention of Philip for, in Mary's reign, 250.
efforts to conciliate Philip early in reign, 251.
intercession about Netherlands had no weight with Philip, 439.
Dutch fear being abandoned by, 3-4, 35-7, 43
-, Dutch devoted to, 11, 34, 115, 135
-, assurances to States about peace negotiations, 14
-, enemy plays upon this fear, 17-8.
Loo ready to open peace negotiations with, 5
-, Parma ready to treat with, 6
-, but fears being deceived by, 7.
Leicester's defence to for accepting governorship, 10-2
-, writes to States about, 15
-, and to support his authority, 16
-, fruitless efforts of Burghley, etc., with on governor question, 29-31.
comfort of Dutch depends wholly on support of, 17
-, Dutch anxious to be their sovereign, 23.
no doubt of success if will give more support, 18
-, need to increase help, 37.
strict limit to charges for Netherlands, 21, 41
-, policy of Dutch to involve in war, 302.
ready to change mind about governorship, 30
-, wants Leicester more amply established in, 32
-, may succeed by supporting his authority, 43.
matters to be related to about certain foreign nobles, 35
-, Leicester in displeasure of, 108.
Maurice objects to interference in Government, 35
-, need to remind States of motives for intervening, 41.
ill service of Buys to, 38
-, cares little about Dutch, 46
-, considers Buys friendly, 122.
need to assure Dutch of continuance of favour, 38, 62, 82
-, Dutch fear of abandonment by, 52, 54, 62-3, 96, 114.
on cautionary towns, 44-5
-, assurance to them, 66.
wishes information about finances, 52
-, staggered by excessive cost, 164.
Dutch expectation of in matters of religion, 53
-, and peace negotiations, 56-9, 78-80, 143-4.
reasons for intervention in Netherlands, 56
-, rates States for ingratitude, no intention to take sovereignty, 145, 302.
demanded satisfaction for injuries done in Spain and Portugal, 57.
will have no quiet if Spain established in Netherlands, 63
-, appeal of Dutch to, 88.
and sovereignty of Netherlands, 81, 120, 128-9, 155, 166-7, 247-8
-, Netherland's Council delighted with letters, 114.
sends Wilkes to Leicester, 94.
placard not agreeable to, 101.
encouragement from will make all turn out well, 120
-, Dutch overthrown without help of, 163.
recommends Norris to Leicester, 133
-, opinion of Norris, 163-4
-, Leicester tries to injure Norris with, 173.
Leicester concerned about safety, 140, 153
-, no right papist wishes to live long, 141.
conspiracy (Babington), against, 141-2
-, plot to kill, 145n
-, act to protect, 153-4
-, warning from Combes of designs against, 201.
proposed deputation from States to, 163, 182-3, 186
-, to ask her to enlarge aid, 282.
reasons for undertaking sovereignty of Netherlands, 177-8.
Leicester deprecates displeasure, 189
-, Leicester wishes to hear of transactions with States, 239.
Wilkes fears may dislike his delay in going, 197
-, sent for Edward Norreys, 240.
and peace negotiations with Parma, 202-5, 223-5
-, high opinion of Parma, 249.
appeal to for Buys, 237
-, gracious reception of Leicester on return, 257.
repudiates charge of complicity in plot to kill Parma, 249-50
-, Parma suspected of complicity in plot to kill, 279.
parliament asks to order execution of Queen of Scots, 251
-, reply to, 252
-, difficult to bring to order execution, 275.
Ortel denies saying anything against Leicester to, 270
-, Leicester moves to have pity on Dutch, 306.
Loo's account of attitude to peace, 276-8
-, Ryngault's petition to, 304.
burghers of Utrecht expect support from, in quarrel, 284
-, Utrecht offers sovereignty to, 289
-, that of Friesland offered to, 291.
Stanley wants to go, if not whole hearted in war, 288
-, question of attachment of Dutch to, 298.
friar talks of assassination, 294.
will enter general league for religion but not for bye causes, 302.
no intention of encroaching on liberties of Dutch, 306
-, expects to be satisfied about accounts, 312
-, account sent to, 314
-, cost likely to terrify, 315.
and peace proposals, 309, 384
-, States inform of Ranzau and proposed mediation, 343-4.
if does not take wars in hand, Spain will soon have Netherlands by revolt, 311.
Wilkes' fear of losing favour, 314-5, 356, 379
-, unlikely to support Norris against Leicester, 377.
Dutch deputies to entreat for better administration of treasure, 314
-, Utrecht offers sovereignty to, 324.
regard for Hohenlohe, 318
-, Denmark asked to advise of any peace moves, 325.
wishes to have direct information on matters of importance, 321
-, information withheld from, 356.
Stanley threatens with war in Ireland, 328
-, reposed great trust in Stanley, 332.
Dutch count on continuing aid to redress loss of Deventer, 336
-, States' letter to Leicester (Feb. 4) sent to, 338
-, Leicester's enemies did him no harm with, 379
-, considers letters very abusive and ungrateful, 401.
Dutch people desire to take absolute government, 341
-, letter from might do good to cross disaffected, 369.
answer of Dutch commissioners to, 354
-, commissioners wounded by hard speeches against States, 357.
need to take Netherlands under protection, 354-5
-, wishes Leicester to return, 376
-, people fear will abandon, 387.
letter from would encourage Schenck, 374, 392
-, advice to, not to increase contribution, likely to do harm, 377.
admonishes Norris to lay aside private respects and devote himself to the service in hand, 386.
Dutch people stand firm to but fear abandonment by, 387
-, at extremity of hope of further aid from, id.
demands of, for peace, 388
-, reasons for intervention, 388-9
-, doubts of Parma's sincerity, 396-7
-, Parma's purpose to sound, 428.
will be displeased at inhuman treatment of troops by States, 390.
suspects Buy of wanting money, 393.
counts Niewenar as friend, 394
-, reputes Stanley a traitor, 403.
Dr. France says should send over money, not men, 395
-, shamefully treated by States, 400
-, their ingratitude to, 409.
and religious question in regard to peace terms, 397-8
-, policy at home, 399.
parliament offer to, for war, 400
-, puts it aside, 401.
will not abandon States if they give her reasonable satisfaction, 401
-, behaviour of States makes doubtful, so sends Buckhurst, 402.
Moeurs says promises commonly without effect, 404
-, States profess to be able to do without help from, 406.
people waiting for resolution on negotiations of deputies, 425
-, amazement at round dealing with deputies, 427-8.
desire for her to take protection of Netherlands, 425
-, towns devoted to, 426.
States out of hope of further favours from, 428
-, will not grant greater help, 430.
Parma concedes choice of meeting place to, 429
-, articles of peace given to Parma on behalf of, 435-7.
chances of coup in Netherlands for, 432.
letters from, 15, 44-5, 66, 78, 80, 94, 145, 187, 386.
-, alluded to, 95, 136-7, 143, 155, 187, 393, 404, 409.
letters to, 1, 10, 37, 51, 62, 72, 75, 111, 114, 189, 202, 224, 235, 264, 279, 320, 334, 338, 343, 345, 355.
-, alluded to, 95, 133, 138, 173, 396, 420, 422.
Elizabeth, princess of Denmark, Count Maurice to marry, 302.
Elten, Elthem, Eltem, in Cleveland [Rhenish Prussia, German Empire], 270.
army at, 150
-, Wilkes gave papers to Leicester at, 314.
letters dated at, 141, 149.
Ely, Isle of, 18.
Emden, Embden [E. Friesland, German Empire], Herle's mission to, 21, 27, 87, 115, 123.
Amsterdam better mart for English cloth than, 27
-, trade hindered by Dutch ships, 40
-, English staple at, 82.
provisions for enemy sent through, 28
-, Leicester deals roundly with States about English trade at, 107, 115
-, English demands for preferential treatment at, 108.
trade of cuts off trade of N. Holland, 107, 121
-, value as staple for English cloth, 118
-, better than Netherlands, 119.
quarrel of Dutch Council with, 119
-, people would not tolerate union with Spain, 136.
Merchant Adventurers hope to have trade settled at, 136
-, Dutch resist agreement with, 197.
exempted from Leicester's placard, 196
-, Stanley means to ruin country up to, 328.
English merchants at, 290.
Dutch wish to choke trade, 301-2
-, excepted from permit for free traffic with neutrals, 408.
Emden, count of. See Edzard.
Emert. See Torck, Lubbert, heer van Hemart.
Emilia Walpurgis, countess of Mrs, wife of Adolf von Solms, speaks of league between husband, Hohenlohe and States of Holland, 368.
Emmerich [Rhenish Prussia, German Empire], 124.
-, Schenna served for ten years, 353
-, intercession about Netherlands had no weight with Philip, 439.
- See also Charles V.
-, Maxmilian II.
empire, diet of, proposed intervention against Netherlands, 40.
- See also Germany.
Ems, River :
to be free for traffic, 5, 21
-, ships sent to, to prevent supplies to enemy, 285.
blockade of will not prevent supplies to enemy, 302.
Enchusen, Enchuysen. See Enkhuisen.
Enerwit, Gisbert, letter of, 201.
England and English :
commercial relations with Netherlands, 60, 289-90
-, old leagues between, 276.
French free to trade with during war, 70.
Buys favoured bringing in, instead of French, 101, 211-2, 238
-, Buys sent to as deputy, 211
-, Buys against coming of, 301.
Stanley ready to serve in, 246
-, Zouch retired to, 247.
humour and malice of, 256
-, popularity of Princess Elizabeth in and dislike of Spanish marriage, 250.
ambition of Amsterdam to destroy trade of, 302.
claim right to trade in Spain and Portugal without interference of Inquisition, 389.
Philip forbids trade with, 6
-, circulation of coin from, 24
-, money current in Netherlands, 134.
people offer Philip help against, 6
-, good fighting men, 12
-, volunteers from, 42.
Lytton doing business in, 33
-, intriguers return to, 46
-, treason revealed in, 162, 172.
Denmark control of Netherlands perilous for, 36
-, sacrifices of for Netherlands, 41
-, more brought in than States can pay, 101.
Catholics impugn laws in, 51
-, Spanish sympathisers in, 146
-, spies from at Amiens, 161.
satisfaction demanded for injuries done to in Spain and Portugal, 57.
Champagney to be thanked for favours to, 60
-, de Loo in, 276.
placard sends to Eastland for goods usually taken from Netherlands, 90.
Leicester favours at expence of Holland in trade, 121
-, Edzard willing to retain trade but afraid of Spain, 136.
Philip could never invade without Flushing, 130
-, Spanish fleet intended against, 146.
Wilkes returning to, 134
-, Pelham cannot show face in, 166.
extraordinary news from, 161, 170.
unable to bear heavy charges of the war, 164
-, exceptions asked by States' would draw intolerable charge upon, 180.
food sent to enemy via, 196-7, 285
-, injured by violence in Low Countries, 277.
money paid in for army, 199
-, corn from Netherlands for, 285.
Huddilston and Shirley returning to, 207, 210
-, Clark returning to, 218.
Leicester returns to, 208
-, mischievous reports about, 235.
Dutch brutal and malicious towards, 213
-, security of and peace in Netherlands, 248
-, defence of bound up with Netherlands, 264.
Hohenlohe shows hostility to, 233, 253
-, hostility of Mrs to, 274, 308.
shabby treatment by Estates, 238-9.
Caron going to, 252, 256
-, Wilson going to, 279
-, cost of transporting Leicester and suite from, 317.
Patton friendly to, 259
-, report that Mansfelt and Champagny gone to, to treat, 308.
Philip's promise not to go to war with, 277
-, talk of invasion of, 293.
Stanley asks for news from, 287
-, victuals to be provided in for troops, 303
-, payments in for raising troops and for munitions from, 319.
English soldiers going to carried prisoner to Dunkirk, 293.
Mrs sends gentleman to, 309
-, Willoughby returning to, 313.
Wilkes deprecates ire of Hohenlohe against, 318
-, growing as hateful to Dutch as Spaniards, 322
-, loss of Deventer discredits, 333, 355, 387, 409.
Wilkes urges need of reinforcements from, 327
-, transport of corn to from Netherlands, 346-7.
growing dislike and discontent with among Dutch, 334
-, Dutch will not commit custody of towns to, 335
-, Dutch forbidden to slander, 340, 345.
Norris deprecates feeling against over Deventer, 337
-, the only means of saving Dutch, 362.
reports against Wilkes in, 339
-, list of Dutch ill affected to, 381
-, Stanley's treason hated in, 403.
States wish to be rid of, 341
-, hatred of in Netherlands, 382.
troops sent back to, 359
-, condition of troops discredit to, 370.
comparison of weights with Dutch, 374-5
-, Conway sends to for men and munitions, 434.
States wish to get rid of, 387
-, want to get out of Bergen, 388
-, Hohenlohe warned against, 426.
Philip taxes queen with not suffering differences of religion in, 398-9.
Dutch suspicions and ill treatment of, 401.
efforts in Holland to move people against, 403
-, Wilkes entertains all who profess to love, 406.
prisoners at Dunkirk, 413.
Parma refuses to treat in, 429
-, proposed terms of peace for restoration of trade with Netherlands, 435-6.
king of. See Edward III.
-, Edward VI.
-, Henry V.
-, Henry VIII.
queen of. See Elizabeth
Enkhuisen, Ancusen, Enchusen, Enchuysen [Prov. N. Holland, Netherlands], 22.
move in to change name of province, 177.
fishermen of, 187
-, flyboat of captured, 293.
troops sent away from, 282
-, people turn out company from, 421.
magistrates of to be informed of export of corn, 347
-, transport of grain from to England, stopped, 408.
Leicester should assure of return, 421
-, faithful to queen, 424, 426.
envoys. See under ambassadors.
Epinoy, prince of. See Melun, Pierre de.
Erington, Errington, Capt., company at Ostend, 109.
-, Nicholas, master of the artillery :
payments to, 110, 311.
left in charge at Flushing, 286, 361
-, Conway succeeds, 319.
marshal of Flushing, payments to, 316, 319
-, Russel to take over from, 348
-, relieved of government, 403.
letters of, 213, 286, 403.
at Flushing, deeply in debt, 371
-, money sent for distribution by, 373.
-, Richard, payment to, 311.
Escluse. See Sluys.
Escovedo, secretary to Philip II., advice to deceive Dutch with pretence of accord, 344.
Espinoy, prince of. See Melun, Pierre de.
Essex, earl of. See Devereux, Robert.
Everston, 'Grave,' 375.
Ewttrytt. See Utrecht.
Eyck, Govert van, Van Ecke, receiver of Brabant :
States object to appointment, 269
-, Leicester defends appointment, 306
-, Fremyn asks for assignment from, 433.
letter from, 280.
Eynde, Lieutenant vander, 247.
Eyre, Francis, 290.
Eyreland. See Ireland.