Calendar of State Papers Foreign, Elizabeth, Volume 21, Part 3, April-December 1587. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.
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Faille, Failla, Falia, Lafale, Lafalli, Martin de la, merchant of London, captured by raiders from Berghen, 229, 234, 238, 252.
de Loo pleads for release, 300, 314-5, 381, 414, 439
-, Gylles soliciting release, 378-9
-, ill-treatment of, 378
-, secret practises of, 433.
-, -, John de la, brother of, 378
-, Martin quarrels with, for religion, 433
-, Martin brags to, of strange matters, 433.
Falmouth, co. Cornwall, soldiers appointed to, 380.
Famars, Famois, heer van. See Lievin, Charles de.
Farmer, Capt., company sent to Rotterdam, 490.
-, Alessandro, Cardinal, share in promotion of Allen, 320
-, friendly but has to dissimulate, 389.
-, Alexander, Duke of Parma, the Prince, letter from, 394.
letters from, referred to, 28, 41, 54, 412, 414.
letters to, referred to, 41, 53, 450.
can make no great attempt for lack of victuals, 18
-, dreads Leicester's return, 29.
reported intelligence of Hohenlohe with, 20, 35
-, said to have bribed Italians to kill Leicester, 27
-, treasonable correspondence with, 115.
and peace negotiations, 28, 41, -2, 53-5, 299, 308, 326-7
-, queen's decision to treat with, 83, 227.
sends salutations to Buckhurst, 28-9, 53.
enterprise against Tholen, Tergoes etc., 29
-, at Brussels expected to take the field, 52
-, energetic preparations for war, 55, 76.
and release of Le Sieur, 32-3, 52
-, will not release Teligny for Castilla, 271.
-, talk of making king of Poland, 55
-, mission of Ranzou to, 60.
permits Hollanders to trade at Antwerp and Brussels, 59
-, would welcome Leppine, 483.
reported intention to besiege Ostend, 76
-, at Bruges, sets out for Oudenburg with army, 80.
lies at Bruges, with army, 85-6
-, sets down before Ostend, 86
-, in person before Sluys, 95, 107.
cannot endure long for lack of supplies, 86
-, get supplies from States, 99.
dispositions for campaign, 93
-, determined to take Sluys, 98, 146, 170, 195.
de Loo to sound about Denmark's mediation, 111
-, States advised to listen to peace proposals of, 122.
dispositions at Sluys, 111, 258
-, distribution of his forces, 113
-, getting more men, 115.
makes wonderful provision for his men, 113
-, provision for wounded at Bruges, 138.
prepared to meet attack on Bois le Duc, 119
-, Leicester could prevent doing much, despite large offers, 120.
Leicester represents dangers of success at Sluys, 128
-, States took no steps to stop, 190.
quarter of, at Sluys, 139
-, has all best troops there, 148
-, assaults at Sluys repulsed, 169.
has good intelligence, 148
-, will profit by dallying with peace, 171
-, desire for is to help Guise, 246-7, 282.
de Loo reports three interviews with, 161-2
-, expresses readiness to come to treaty, 177.
Leicester not ready to give battle to, 168
-, great resources at Sluys, 184.
encouraged by taking sconce at Sluys, 171
-, repulse by Hohenlohe and attack on Sluys, 172.
offers Sluys terms, strongly reinforced, 176
-, expecting reinforcements, 177
-, summoned Sluys by Renty, 184.
sounded about cessation, 177
-, to be discussed, 179
-, will not halt at Sluys, 180.
waiting for commissioners, 179-80
-, hard to send commissioners if will not grant cessation, 185
-, and question of cessation, 216, 229, 243, 246, 273-4, 288, 300, 314, 360, 439, 442, 474.
reply to remonstrance about Drake, 185-6
-, secretary and Maitre d'hotel captured, 229.
English rebels go to, 186
-, Leicester believes intrigues in Netherlands due to, 210.
measures to prevent relief of Sluys, 195
-, plans to burn bridge and ships of, 201.
capture of Sluys his best exploit, 202
-, likely to use Sluys as base, 228.
hopes to win places by bribery, 211
-, suspicion of dealings with, 221.
agents of, at Hamburg, 219
-, tries to win over Williams, 236
-, bad treatment of officers will give opening to, id.
-, hint of treason to Williams, 278.
peace offer of not taken up suddenly, 227
-, peace offer used to give people bad impression of queen, 228
-, offer referred to, 438.
Leicester to inform that authorised to treat for cessation, 229.
reinforcements for reach Luxemburg, 229
-, Leicester sends force against at Hoogstraten, 230.
measures to recapture prisoners taken by men of Berghen, 230.
great provision in Netherlands, Italy and Germany, expected strength, 231.
packet intercepted with account of taking Sluys, 235
-, granted good terms, 260.
safe conduct of, for queen's commissioners, 242
-, commissioners named by, 243-4.
anxious to give satisfaction to queen, 242
-, expecting the commissioners, 266, 273, 287.
proceedings with queen known in Netherlands, 246
-, no doubt designedly, 247, 288
-, ill effect of, 280.
at Brussels, 254
-, if queen of Scots lived, would have attacked England, 254
-, cause of Orange's death, will fear son, 295.
expected to find Sluys unprovided, 260
-, changed plan after failure of assaults, 262.
withdraws from campaign to attend to peace, 266, 273
-, States asked if would like to treat alone with, 272
-, ordered ships to withdraw if attempt made by sea, 278.
not responsible for terms of safe conduct, 274, 313
-, summons notables to court about commissions, 281
-, safe conduct required of, 359
-, and given to, 359-60.
Leicester alarmed by news of approach at Blankenburg, 277.
States informed of overtures, 280
-, likely to embrace treaty as means of disuniting Provinces, 291.
authority not sufficient for commissioners, 288
-, de Loo says had full, 289, 314
-, assurances about, 319.
de Loo may tell of Danish commissioners, 295
-, false reports of queen's dealings with, 303-4
-, assurances to States about, 303.
danger that may weary of delay, 301
-, complains of slowness of queen, 313
-, very angry at delay, 318.
false report of peace with, 309.
Savoy and Lorraine offer to deal with, for Teligny, 313
-, knows of Leicester's controversy with Holland and Zeeland, 336.
remarks on Drake and Danish intervention, 314
-, impatient of delay, 337.
sends troops to Guise, 316
-, forms two companies of English deserters, at Antwerp, 340.
would like to meet queen, affection for England, 319
-, pleased at coming of safe conduct, 336.
proposed overture to, 320
-, to take Netherlands for self, 321
-, well disposed, only wants to know queen's pleasure, 389.
at Brussels, great preparations of ships and boats, 322, 329, 343, 372.
some forces of, at Ypres, 330
-, laments time lost since Sluys taken and need to send troops to forage, 336.
protests sincerity about peace, 336
-, will agree to all reasonable demands, 337.
remarked on Burghley's long letter, 337
-, wants copies of Burghley's letters, 347.
keeps Spaniards in awe, 338
-, traitor in communication with, 350.
queen touched in honour at keeping waiting, 338
-, delay of commissioners explained to, 375-6.
suspected designs on Tergoes or Walcheren, 343
-, pressing to take the field, 347.
ready to have conference in Dutch town, 347
-, evil effects of dealings with, 356
-, false rumours about, 358.
reported defeat of horse sent to France, 350
-, reported going to France, 395, 432.
musters camp at Turnhout and mariners at Antwerp, 351.
confidence in as ruler not extended to other possible Spanish ministers, 359.
honour of, only foundation for queen's proceeding in treaty, 359
-, queen reported to have settled with, 367.
assurance required of, about Spanish preparations, 360.
at Ghent, secret preparations, 364
-, great preparations for the field and by water, 378, 385, 390.
letters brought to, from Ostend, 364
-, Flushing burghers suspected of intelligence with, 384.
queen doubts that means to take field, 375
-, assurances asked of, 376
-, ships required till intentions known, 380.
expresses readiness to meet commissioners and surprised at doubts, 381
-, assurances to queen, 394, 399.
talk of Savoy replacing, 387
-, pope sends costly garland to, 395.
Smart had familiar access to, 388
-, costly apparel preparing for, 394.
bending all his force to besiege Berghen, 390, 392
-, expected to attack Flushing, 402.
instructions to commissioners concerning, 398
-, impatient for them to come, 413.
ready to start operations any hour, 399
-, great strength but intentions unknown, 401, 431.
reconciliation of St. Aldegonde with, 400
-, relations with Weldon, 405-6.
naval preparations are for Scotland and Zeeland, 404, 406
-, likely places of attack, 411
-, designs on English coasts and Scotland, 429.
Leicester sure means no peace, 407
-, wishes queen had followed example of, 408.
veiled threats, 413
-, not well to touch on cessation with, 414
-, expected attack on England, 431.
orders for reception of deputies, 414
-, queen's commissioners to and powers of, 436.
reply which de Loo is to make to, 415-6
-, assurances required from, 416-7, 439.
expected to attack Tergoe, 418
-, preparing to ship 10,000 men, 428
-, measures for moving forces, 432.
sets out for army, 430
-, daily prayers for success of enterprise, 431.
Italian and Dutch troops sent by pope to, 431
-, forces Council to agree to enterprise, 432.
presents bravery to his captains, 431
-, commanding land forces of the enterprise, 440, 449.
peace should provide against sending succours to France, 434.
gone to Antwerp, 439
-, expected at Ghent, 442
-, at Ghent, 471.
surprised at lack of confidence in him, 439, 451
-, vexed at constant raising of new points, 443
-, Champagney sure desires peace, 451.
Maurice ready to withstand, 448
-, Dutch navy supposed to have thwarted, 459.
Colonna did not make himself known to, 449
-, ill offices of France with, against peace, 470.
should be advised of reasons for delay of commissioners, 452.
preparations thought too weak for England, 453
-, expected to besiege Ostend, wonderful preparations, 456.
message concerning negotiations through Loo, 457
-, de Loo urges queen to be satisfied with, 458
-, doubtful of queen's sincerity, 480.
ready to forward peace if commissioners come, otherwise will act, 462, 466.
designs against Flushing, 464
-, Leppine promised favour with, 483.
rehearsal of origin of peace proposals, 472-3
-, and Denmark's mediation, 474, 483.
wanted religious question referred to commissioners, 476
-, queen accused of treating with, without knowledge of States, 490.
question of Don Antonio can be left to, 478.
attack on Sluys inconsistent with peace proposals, 483.
-, -, audiencer of, 457.
-, -, secretary of. See Grimaldi
-, Massi, Cosmo.
-, Ottavio, duke of Parma, hard measure from king of Spain, 321.
-, Ranutio, prince of Parma, and the English throne, 219.
Fay. See Du Fay.
Fenne, a priest, in Flanders, rails against state of England and urges invasion, 388.
Fenton, Edward, captain of the Sun pinnace, 320.
Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, charged to send Germans to Netherlands, 449.
Ferrara, duke of. See Este, Alfonso II. of.
fires, artificial, for use against Wouw, 331.
army could do great service in, 1
-, enemy preparing to attack in, 10.
contributions of, 9
-, famine and desire of peace in, 52
-, Morris brings report from, 176.
queen offended at States' neglect of what she holds in, 66
-, means for queen to conquer, 76
-, indifference of States to, 258
-, prepared to let enemy have, 260.
troops from, with Parma, 80
-, Parma assembles one army in, 93.
plan to spoil corn of, 114
-, raid into by Capt. Ambrose, 119.
Caron leaves for London, 118.
objections to representation in Council, 157, 212
-, reason for States opposition to, 165
-, defective representation, 486.
Holland and Zeeland get trade of, through war, 165
-, Holland indifferent about, 171.
importance of Sluys to, 195
-, recapture of Sluys would endanger, 202.
proposal to establish admiralty of, at Ostend, 217.
all lost but for queen's forces, 222
-, men of ready to leave if queen withdraws protection, 303.
enemy draws forces from, 230, 379
-, Spaniards replace Dutch and Walloon garrisons in, 350.
Pelhamsent into, 259
-, orders in for reception of commissioners, 414.
brandschatz of, source of revenue for defence, 293
-, Ostend best soil in, 494.
Parma takes up pioneers in, 384
-, towns of interested in forbidding of English cloth, 385.
pound of, rate of, exchange, 386
-, Sherley's payments in, 464.
worst dealing in England better than best dealing in, 387.
troops gathering in, 394, 431, 464
-, enemy's forces in, 466, 471.
easy to cross from to Tergoes 432
-, cost of ships in Narrow Seas towards 465.
proposed to hire reiters to ravage, 451
-, destruction in, wrought by garrison of Ostend, 495.
passport for Spanish commissioners in, 464.
-, council of, go to Parma at Bruges, 431
-, opposition to expedition, but coerced by Parma, 432.
-, -, President of. See Joigny, Guillaume de, Seigneur de Pamele.
-, President of. See Meetkerke, Adolf van.
fleet. See Navy.
-, Dutch. See Low Countries, navy.
-, Spanish. See under Spain.
Fletcher, Dr. G., letter of, on negotiations with State, 225.
Florence, Grand Duke of. See Medici, Francesco de'.
Floristyne. See Thin, Floris.
Flushing, Flexeligas, Flexigne, Floshing, Vleshinge, Vlisching, Vlishing, Vlissing, Vlussinghe [Prov. Zeeland, Netherlands], 9, 155, 195, 237, 258, 451, 487.
advertisements from, 329.
letters dated at, 1-3, 21, 58, 69, 72, 80, 86, 88, 94, 96-9, 109-11, 115, 143, 174-5, 188-9, 200-5, 208-9, 266, 271, 273, 284, 295, 298, 313, 315, 334, 338, 340, 344, 369, 380, 385, 390, 392, 398, 401-2, 407, 409, 412, 420-3, 425, 429-30, 433, 435-6, 440-1, 444-5, 448, 450, 452-3, 456, 464, 466, 471.
alleged attempt of Count Maurice on, 4
-, alleged machinations against, 6.
burghers agree to contribute to strengthen, 69
-, burghers urge stopping of all victuals, 79, 85.
Castilla brought to, 69
-, Le Sieur embarking at, 78.
troops sent to Ostend from, 71, 76, 87
-, ships to guard passage of, 75
-, enemy takes two ships of, 107, 110, 139.
Williams and Huntley arrive at, 80
-, pay of garrison held back, 142.
Famars sent to, to supply Ostend and Sluys, 87
-, people of forward to help Sluys, 94, 259.
importance of Sluys to, 96
-, supplies sent to Sluys from, 98, 141.
plot to surprise, 115
-, States will try to recover from queen, 333.
Russel stays victuals at, 115, 135
-, ships with supplies for enemy brought into, 117, 141.
Russel's government of not confirmed, 130
-, States refuse to pay garrison, 193.
Leicester lands at, and receives Maurice, 135
-, Leicester goes to, for relief of Sluys, 191.
advance of merchants to pay garrison, 142
-, soldiers at lose by exchange, 173.
States' fear of queen yielding to Spain, 164
-, too costly to hold without Dutch, 238, 292.
corn for Dunkirk brought into, 169
-, grants supplies for Sluys, 195.
ship of attempts Sluys, 176
-, offers of to force passage, 207, 234, 259-60.
Leicester puts forces in, on fall of Sluys, and returns to, 202, 278
-, States and Council dare not come to, 245.
money for planting guns on walls of, 215
-, Russel asks pay for garrison, 265, 273, 334, 338, 430, 435, 453, 464-6.
proposal to restore Admiralty of Zeeland to, 217
-, Admiralty translated from, to Camphire, 256, 379
-, war ships to keep open passage from, to Ostend, 296.
North hoped for governorship, 268, 286
-, list of officers of, 290.
burgomaster of Sluys at, 276
-, pay of garrison, 294
-, muster of garrison, 335.
some discord between commons and magistrates, 284
-, queen's control of, 356.
people desire garrison to be settled, 284
-, fully supplied with guns and munitions, 297
-, guns and powder sent to, 373.
Bingham arrives at, with Piper, 295
-, Burnham going to, 326
-, Beal held up at, 358.
expected attack on, 334-5
-, Parma's designs on, 453.
Russel wants Merchant Adventurers brought to, 335, 385
-, Russel asks for queen's ships at, 380, 384, 398, 412, 430, 464-6.
constant desertions from, to enemy, 340
-, treason of burgomaster, 364
-, suspected intelligence of burghers with Parma, 384.
Russel thinks Leicester might have more care of, if away, 380.
extreme misery of garrison, neglect of town, 390, 408
-, enemy knows condition, attack feared, 398, 412.
cassed companies at, 390
-, officers of, pay, 426
-, money disbursed for, 486.
Leicester wishes he was at, 391
-, Leicester prepared to defend, 402
-, admonished to do so, 411.
good store of guns but only two gunners, 392
-, Burgh gets guns from, for Brill, 446.
Leicester visited by Zeelanders at, 419
-, Leicester back at, 422
-, Killigrew summoned to, 443.
Russel asks for victuals for 4 months for, 430, 435
-, proportion will serve for Brill, 446.
soldiers of, offer to take Villiers prisoner, 440
-, shortage of lendings for, 447, 453, 472
-, supplies for inadequate, 467.
Dutch intend to make English weary of, 459
-, suspected designs of Maurice on, 466, 468.
Parma will continue hostilities against, if no cessation, 466.
enemy preparations pretended against, 471.
designs of Hohenlohe on, 471
-, guns and powder sent to Ostend from, 494.
to be kept until advances repaid, 477
-, captains kept at, at States' pay, 490.
-, burgomaster of. See Galina, Jacques.
-, governor of. See Russel, Sir William
-, Sidney, Sir Philip.
-, marshal at. See Borlas, Sir William
-, Errington, Nicholas.
-, provost marshal at. See Astell.
Fonti, Antonio di, letter from, 320.
letters to, 301, 389.
Fosse, William, clerk of the munition at Brill, 290, 426.
Fotheringay [co. Northants], letter dated at, 11.
Foulkes, Mr., cousin of Lord Zouche, volunteer, gallantry at Sluys, 191.
Fowlckers. See Fuggers.
Foxall, deputy of Brune the victualler, 63.
news from, 443.
certificate for Dumonstier to retire to, 26.
jealousies in, enfeeble League, 50
-, English rebels go to Parma from, 186.
succour for churches of, 50, 308, relics of Martyrs being taken to, 349, 406.
ships sailing for, 61
-, has to sue to States to transport corn from Danzig, 292.
Dutch merchants promised good treatment in, if treat French well, 81.
enemy receives supplies through, 117
-, correspondence with Catholics in, 492.
reiters going to, debauched by enemy, 234
-, advisable for queen to support them financially, 250
-, queen supposed to be awaiting issue in, 353.
report of Walsingham going on embassy to, 270, 329.
Parma wants peace, the better to intend matters in, 282
-, Parma sending troops to, 316, 322, 379.
unable to stop growing greatness of Spain, 293
-, Noel going to, to serve Navarre, 376.
news from of overthrow of Parma's succours, 350
-, Parma did not send forces to as supposed, 378.
William Stanley going to, 372
-, disaster of reiters in, 395.
Spanish preparations depend on outcome in, 387
-, Spanish preparations clearly not against, 434.
force for Parma to lead into, 394
-, king urges Parma to hasten to 395
-, Parma supposed to be going to, 432
-, enemy preparations pretended for, 471.
security of England depends on success of wars in, 434
-, Dutch count upon successes in, 459.
ill offices with queen and Parma against peace, 470.
queen defended Provinces from subjection to, 477
-, may be assured in point of religion if wars continue, 482.
Netherlands war more costly than any with, 477.
policy to prevent union of England and Scotland, 492.
-, king of. See Henry III.
-, merchants of. See merchants, French.
-, queen mother of. See Medici, Catherine de'.
-, ships of. See ships, French.
Francis, Dr. See Maelson.
Francx, Charles, letters from, 169, 237, 270, 330.
buys maps for Walsingham at Amsterdam, 270
-, sends him map, 330.
Frazes, Sergeant, 252.
Frederick II., king of Denmark, letters to, 64, 65.
-, referred to, 60, 288.
letter from, referred to, 111.
peace proposals of, 6, 60, 83, 474
-, wishes to mediate, 111, 161, 483
-, Parma's reply to, 177, 474.
Dutch appeal to, to stay arrests and to help them in war, 60
-, deputies sent to, 64-5, 183.
queens' mediation asked with, 60, 65
-, reference to offer of, 128
-, safe conduct for commissioners, 295.
appeal to, justifying edicts against trading with enemy, 85.
mission of Rogers to, 111
-, queen writes to about peace negotiations, 288
-, less desirous to mediate, 309.
question on offer of Netherlands to, 181
-, answer, 183.
Parma's agents went from Hamburg to, 219
-, Hamburgers much perplexed by, 225.
marriage arranged with James, 271.
no need to send safe conduct to, 314
-, question of safe conducts with, 317
-, agent not yet at Emden, 375.
Leicester ignorant of anything intended to, 315.
need for friendship with, 375, 424
-, pretends an old broken title, 492.
States reminded of efforts for peace, 438
-, Philip wrote to, about peace, 449.
English commissioners' instructions touching ambassadors of, 474, 476.
Freke, Robert, teller of the exchequer, note of accounts of, 455.
-, Freminge, Col. George, van Eyck will look after, 6
-, going to England, 58.
removed from Wouw, 8
-, still has three companies, hopes for better treatment from States, 29
-, surrounded by hate, 398.
Le Sieur's obligation to, 32-3
-, Morgan praises and recommends, 58.
employed about ransom of Castilla, 57
-, well effected to queen, 411. letters from, 29, 398.
French, English represented as more intolerable than, 7, 44.
complain of spoils made by Dutch ships, 81
-, trade with Spain not forbidden to, 465.
sailors at Antwerp, 350
-, come to serve under Parma, 364.
allowed to trade with Indies, 478.
Ostend useful landing place against, 494.
Frezine, Madame de, 252.
-, Frise, Province of, Netherlands, States' objection to Leicester's appointment in, 8
-, Maurice claims government, 130.
contributions from, 9-10
-, assignment on for defence of frontier, 61
-, notes on proportional payments of, 136
-, tax on for relief of Sluys, 172.
all quiet in, 93.
Buckhurst goes to settle controversies of, 127
-, Princess of Orange goes to, 368
-, Count Maurice going to, 372.
ships with corn for Dunkirk taken, 169.
deputy, in States General, 172
-, likely to follow Holland's lead, 178.
Leicester's proclamation to be published in, 222
-, discourse of Leicester with some of, 285.
position of Oostergoo in, 251
-, people much moved against States, 417.
Count William, supreme in, 264
-, amusing himself in, 269
-, house of Nassau safely settled in, 384.
peace treaty will hazard separation of, 291
-, Meppen useful against enemy in, 306.
brandtschatz of a source of revenue for queen, 293
-, defective representation in Council, 486.
Leicester going to, 372-3
-, deputies agree to proceed with peace negotiations, 447
-, appreciation of attitude, 465.
-, States of, grant new commission to count of Nassau, 7
-, letter to Leicester read in Council, 329.
governor of, 251.
- See Nassau, William Louis of.
president of. See Aysma, Hessel.
-, W., West Frise, Netherlands, Zwolle and Kampen keys of, 164
-, answer of, to Leicester's declaration, 350
-, enemy draws troops out of, 379.
Fuggers, Fowlckers, specie sent to Flanders by, 431.