Calendar of State Papers Foreign, Elizabeth, Volume 21, Part 4, January-June 1588. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.
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Naarden, Naerden, Narden, Nardin, Nerden [Prov. N. Holland, Netherlands]:
-, attempt to surprise, 1; looks to English alone, 38; garrison hold to first resolution, 65; may lose courage as no comfort from Leicester, 66.
-, forces made ready against, 38; Utrecht careful to assure, 55.
-, what to write to States about, 63; intentions doubtful no comfort from Leicester, 102; loyalty to queen, 131.
-, what encouragement for, 64; Holland and Zeeland can be bridled by encouraging, 92.
-, Maurice has an eye on, 94; Willoughby finds alienated, his representations to, 108, 110.
-, Maurice expected at 108; captains of will be treated like Sonoy, 113; States place governor at, 151; Buys trying to draw to States, 178.
-, Willoughby could have saved from dangerous plight, 157; Holland deputies ask for Willoughby's letters to, 176.
-, discontentment of might be turned to queen's advantage, 181; captains ready to get into and hold, 246.
-, States refer to disorders in, 249; Willoughby finds affairs of unsatisfactory, 317; has compounded, 319, 356, 365, 394; Willoughby praised for, 335.
-, plan to betray to La Motte, 391; government assigned to Bacx at, request for restoration to, 417, 4312.
Nancy [Meurthe, France], Bellievre and La Guiche sent to, 197.
-, pope raises force in against England, 354.
-, Spanish government of, 473.
-, archbishop of. See Capua, Annibale di.
Nassau, Justin de, Admiral, Justinus:
-, letter from, 515.
-, Camphire refuses Dutch troops, in presence of, 100; Willoughby earnest with for ships to help English, 401.
-, Cobham considers must be looked to, 509.
-, informs Seymour of enemy's designs, blockading Dunkirk, 515.
-, Louis, count of, Groningen besieged by, his defeat and death, 364.
-, Maurice of, Count Maurice, Mauris, Morrese, Morris, Morrys, Morys, Mowris, 349.
-, letters from, 82, 13940, 160, 163, 169, 307, 328, 3589, 375, 383, 389, 421, 516.
-, -, referred to, 175, 392, 411, 436.
-, letters to, 84, 86, 170, 205, 353, 374, 407, 409, 414.
-, -, referred to, 89, 172, 392.
-, gone into Holland, 1; expected assumption of absolute authority, 13; at Hague with States, 23; to be made governor, 54.
-, hot headed but might be managed, 13; a cipher, 21; ruled by Hohenlohe, 54.
-, proposed marriage to Danish princess, 14, 27, 327; disporting himself at Hague, 58.
-, would be most acceptable as governor, 21; proposed Council to assist, 23; avoided Council after Leicester's departure, 35, 58.
-, Council resolves shall provide for garrisons of his government, 38; sends gentlemen to content mutinous soldiers, 58.
-, not well affected to English, 54; sends troops to Walcheren, 65.
-, doubt about loyalty 54; usually refers matters to States or lieutenant, 58.
-, Sonoy denies intention to stir against, 56; goes to N. Holland against Sonoy, 61, 63; tries to make Sonoy change oath, 64; at Horne with Hollanders, 69.
-, Sonoy called upon to obey, 64; stirs troops against Sonoy, 65; leaves for Medemblik, 72.
-, to be made governor of Provinces, 66; the most suitable to be governor, 67; to have government of Holland and Zeeland, 70.
-, captains of Camphire refuse to obey, 68, 83; aims to cut off frontier towns, 72.
-, States refer suits to, 69; States rely on for defence, 70; means well to English, 108.
-, troops in Heusden mostly pertain to, 70; asks Meyrick to remove company, from Ysselstein, 82.
-, Holland tries to get other Provinces to accept as governor, 71; assumes name of governorgeneral, 102, 107.
-, calls himself Prince of Orange, 82; offers pardon for all offences against, 102, 107.
-, Arnemuiden will not obey, 83; Arnemuiden fears overthrow by, 84; Camphire fears ill meaning, 95.
-, Council warns of danger of using force against Medemblik, 84, 88, 91; queen chides sharply for behaviour to Sonoy and others, 86.
-, deputies effect nothing with Medemblik, sends to besiege it, 88, 103, 107; queen writes to, to stay proceedings against Sonoy, 89; sends for troops to to block in Sonoy, 96.
-, never informed Council of proceedings against Sonoy, 91, 94; proceedings in N. Holland, 1023, 107.
-, casts company of Sonoy out of Hoorn, and has eye on Naarden, 94; turns out dependants of Leicester, 102.
-, reports plan to betray Berghen, 96; told that father would have accepted peace, 108, 110.
-, evils due to childish ambitions of, 105; Dorp and Buys say will declare war on English, 108.
-, fear of sack causes boors to desert Sonoy for, 107; wounded of taken to Hoorn, 109.
-, expected at Naarden, 108; cashiered Capt. Droning, 110; persists against Sonoy, 1123, 120.
-, seeks nothing but usurpation or a treacherous conclusion with enemy, 109.
-, at Hoorn, sent Bardesen to Medemblik, 110; captures soldiers from Harderwick, 111; appointed Bruyninck to hear confession of Lint, 112.
-, went to Medemblik to appease discontents 115; besieging Medemblik, 131, 142; queen should demand withdrawal, 136.
-, Leicester will give way if Sonoy's commission prejudicial to, 116.
-, Brakel sworn enemy of, 128; Sonoy prevented from entering Medemblik, 133.
-, Russel suspects of designs on Camphire, 137; difference with Russel about lodging companies in Walcheren, 13940.
-, at Middelburgh, 136.
-, explains fear for Walcheren to Walsingham, 139; asks him to seek remedy, 140.
-, tells queen of need for common agreement with Russel, 140.
-, persuades men of Walcheren that peace treaty will be their utter undoing, 141.
-, much troubled over controversy at Terveere, 142; mistrusts Walcheren, staying at Willemstad, 164.
-, approved suggestion that no action of war without Council and consent of all parties, 152; complains of harm done by peace negotiations, 307.
-, had never won over N. Holland, if Willoughby not restrained, 157; asks Willoughby to work for good union and concord, 160.
-, Willoughby directed to follow, as general, 158; Camphire captains ask not to be put under, 180.
-, an open enemy of the queen, 158; Willoughby sends queen's letters to, 164.
-, defends action about Sonoy, 1634, 169; Willoughby to take steps to stay violent proceedings of, 166.
-, Hohenlohe wrote to, 164; Howard asks to stop molesting Sonoy, 170; queen asks same, 206; queen's persuasions unavailing with, 207.
-, Willoughby can get no answer from, 173; Willoughby asks to relieve Medemblik, if obstinate, 176.
-, States of Holland waiting for arrival, 175; at the Hague, 208.
-, Willoughby confers with at Hague about Sonoy, 199; articles exhibited by him there to, 203; Willoughby confers with, Robert Cecil's ill opinion of, 208.
-, Geertruydenberg unwilling to be under command of, 200; will be ready to defeat Parma's designs, 307.
-, R. Cecil passed fleet of, 207; sends assurances to Howard about Medemblik, 222.
-, offer to be framed by with Willoughby, to make to Sonoy, 218; Sonoy's defence against charges of, 224.
-, Russel hopes to save Camphire and Arnemuiden from malice of, 222; to be asked to let Camphire garrison remain, 290.
-, Willoughby in treaty with, sends Leicester proposal made to about Sonoy, 227; become more calm since queen's pleasure announced, 228; fair weather made to Willoughby by, 229; great friendship with Willoughby, 306, 327.
-, accord with Willoughby for Sonoy, 2478, 319; goes to Medenblik 251; Sonoy had no wish to oust from N. Holland, 255; informs queen of settlement, 307; particulars of, 309; Willoughby to thank for, 335.
-, protests innocence of designs against Flushing, 3078, 359; Villiers did good service with, 319.
-, defends action about Sluys, slur on defenders, 308; not to be blamed for attitude to peace, 345.
-, going to Zeeland to fight enemy, 308; going to Arnemuiden and Camphire, 318, 327.
-, to regulate levy of sailors for England, 317; Willoughby dealt with about levy, 319; most conformable about levy, 356.
-, receives ambassador of Navarre well, 326; Killigrew believes that all will yield in end to, 345; credit increasing through fear of peace treaty, 352.
-, sends Colonna to England, 328, 337; queen relies on protests of affection, 352; Colonna regrets that not trusted by, 353; Colonna returned to, 407.
-, Willoughby commended for compounding difference of, with convoy, 335; Sonoy's answer to charge of, 3423; settlement referred to, 360.
-, would not agree to Russel commanding at Camphire, 344; important that should not be at variance with Russel, 345; queen would not be pleased for Camphire to come into possession of, 348, 352; men of Camphire will not take oath to, 477.
-, brings troops to Walcheren, 353; explains action to queen and complains of Russel, 358; complains to Council, and of Geertruidenberg, 359.
-, Colonna refused to disclose secrets to, 354; esteemed and respected by soldiers, 362.
-, wished settlement with Geertruidenberg, 356; pressed Willoughby to undertake it, 356, 395, 455; town desires assurance from, 357.
-, Sonoy's loyalty to English lost him regard of, 360; queen thanks about settlement, 374.
-, Camphire etc. refuse horse sent by, 373, 398; Geertruidenberg will not hear of, 456.
-, queen ready to listen to about complaints and wishes her people to maintain good relations with him, 374; at first matters ran on wheels with, 393; policy for queen to continue in her favour, 401; Walsingham thinks best course, 413.
-, asks Walsingham to get reply from queen and Council, 375; wishes her to have some particulars about Flushing, 383; defends action, 389; declaration by, 3902.
-, approved of Drury's appointment to Berghen, 379.
-, will imitate father's example, 383; queen looks to, to assist Willoughby and Killigrew in compounding discords, 414.
-, should be asked to send Evertssen to Flushing, 383; wishes to be rid of him, 384.
-, on differences with Russel, 3902; forwarded by Killigrew, 398; real reason for hating Russel, 399, 401; Walsingham explains to about Flushing and asks to show goodwill, 40910.
-, would like queen to take over Geertruidenberg, 3956, 401, 413; does utmost to satisfy garrison at, 404; they should have assurance from, 410.
-, brings horse and foot down to Walcheren, 397; bailiff of Flushing great with, 438.
-, Willoughby to explain to why Russel had cause to doubt him, 411; need to compound differences with Russel, 413; steps towards reconciliation, 432; reasons for hating Russel, 437.
-, in Zeeland with Willoughby, 415; Willoughby believes very tractable, 433, 465.
-, complains that Conway meddles in causes of Admiralty, 420; Hohenlohe to deal for wife for, in Denmark, 532.
-, professes devotion to queen's service, 432; time not ripe for reconciling with Russel, 477.
-, Schenck going to, 446; fears Schenck might keep Geertruidenberg for private benefit, 500.
-, urged to send men and munitions to Ostend, 456; urged to send ships to join queen's, 478.
-, goes to see what can be done at Geertruidenberg, 492, 531; garrison determined not to listen to, 500; place belonged to mortuary house of, 501.
-, ordered blockade of Dunkirk, 515; gone to Amsterdam, 532.
-, captains of Camphire submit to, 518.
-, sends deputies to towns to beg for contributions, 518; Schenck demands to be commissioner under, 527.
-, Count Philip of, governor of Woudrichem, soldiers at Gorcum fire on, 58; troops at Woudrichem appertain to, 70; States rely on, for defence, 70.
-, Philip William of, son of William of Orange, count of Buren, release demanded, 42; a prisoner in Spain, 360; Don John would not have brought out of Spain, 479.
-, William of, Prince of Orange:
-, ships promised by, to Mr. Dyer, 10, 254; Ste. Aldegonde sent to 137.
-, Sonoy recalls faithful service to, 56; Aysma's relations with, 60; Sonoy appointed by, 67.
-, esteem for memory in Provinces, 67; reputation gained by consulting Council of War, 114.
-, obligations to queen, 86; friendly relations with queen, 86; queen's regard for, 206.
-, would have accepted peace on less than offered to Maurice, 108.
-, patent to Sonoy as governor of N. Holland, 115, 167; Leicester merely renewed commissions to Sonoy and Clerhagen, 116; Sonoy speaks ill of, 164.
-, protest against union of Brussels and edict, but no objection to rest of States professing Catholicism, 128.
-, fought for Walcheren, 139; Sonoy's services well pleasing to, 203.
-, when Alva expected attack in Brabant, 364; besieged Groningen twice, 364.
-, queen advises Maurice to follow example, 374; he promises so to do, 383.
-, Geertruidenberg part of revenues left to, 404, 501.
-, regard of earl of Bedford, for, 410.
-, Dillenburg, Count William of, governor of W. Friesland, the earl:
-, must have leg cut off, 56; States rely on for defence in Friesland, 70.
-, Aysma's bad practises against, 60.
-, to share government of Holland and Zeeland, 70; aims to cut off frontier towns, 72.
-, leg healed, but may cost him his life, 143; lost his wife, 519.
Navarre, kingdom of, Olivares asks copy of Philip's investiture with, 122.
-, king of. See Henry of Bourbon.
navy, the royal fleet, royal ships:
-, Russel asks for a ship or two at Flushing, 9, 270; question before Council, 64.
-, pinnace sent by Admiral to see case at Flushing, 12.
-, double flyboats at Dunkirk equal to encountering, 14; La Motte and Stanley discuss, 79.
-, Gellee's money seized by ships of, 37, 51.
-, Spanish preparations compel queen to keep forces towards Spain and Flanders, 434.
-, cost of exceeds that of 10,000 men by land, 117; increase of charges due to preparations, 413.
-, Cobham asks that two ships may remain at Ostend during conference, 134.
-, Russel asks for ships at Flushing, 252, 288, 290; Moon and Spy at Ostend, 283.
-, abroad, might open sea for Medemblik, 176; ships to fetch away commissioners, 223.
-, small pinnaces required off Ostend, 211, 215, 216, 220; decision to send two, 226; thanks for, 272.
-, States asked to send ships to join with 230, 254; Maurice ready to supply ships to join against enemy, 392; Maurice urged to send, 478.
-, one ship could easily smash Parma's hoys, 245; on news of Armada's sailing, put in readiness, 426.
-, Zeeland asks for ships to defend coast, 246, 315; Camphire captains ask for ships at Walcheren, 269; Dutch ask for help from of 7 or 8 ships, 516.
-, pinnaces gone from Ostend, for lack of victuals, return desired, 321, 323, 3301.
-, good that ships keeping narrow seas should look on Flanders coast, 331; can easily scatter Parma's flotilla, 505.
-, squadron appears off Gravelines, wholesome effect, 453, 455; Spanish deputies go to see, 455, 465; caused terror to all coast, 465; can do more good than deputies, 508.
-, Spaniards reported to have taken 3 men of war, 474; danger of clash if Spanish fleet comes out while at sea, 495.
-, Drake seized Leeman's goods for, 485.
-, Dutch ships ready to join, 515; Spaniards aware what great Armada queen has at sea, 539.
-, ships of war to bring commissioners back to England, 529.
Necke, Captain, 107.
Needham, Nedham, Francis, Walsingham's servant, paper delivered by, 451.
Nerden. See Naarden.
Netherlands. See Low Countries.
Neuehoven, near Ghent [Prov. E. Flanders, Belgium], raided from Berghen, 36.
Neuss, Nuys [Rhenish Prussia, German Empire], money paid to garrison by Schenck, 526.
Neutry, Camillo del, in Parma's army, 294.
Neuwenar, Neuenaar, Newenar, count of. See Solms, Adolf von.
Neuylandes, Monsignor de, archduke's son at house of, 509.
Neville, Nevill, Ancient, an Irishman, plan to betray Ostend, 80.
-, Charles, earl of Westmorland:
-, Pekott procured banishment, 78; Mendoza promises speedy return to England, 375; dealings of Mendoza with, 426.
-, comes to Bruges, 489; to be in readiness for England, id.; Guise sent to be rid of, 550.
Newcastle on Tyne, flat bottomed boats have crossed to, for coal, 303.
Newhaven. See Havre de Grace.
Newport. See Nieuport.
Nicolas, Count. See Basta, Niccolo.
Nicoli, Francesco, in Parma's army, 294.
Niele, Sieur de. See Garnier, Flaminco.
Nieuport, Newport [Prov. W. Flanders, Belgium], 82, 98, 264.
-, shipping preparing at, 14, 77.
-, considered for peace conference, 40, 45; commissioners permitted to land at, 104; no place between Ostend and, fit for meeting, 134.
-, Croft going to, 130; leaves for Ostend, 131, 134; good order at for reception of commissioners, 135.
-, George, prisoner removed from, 134; commissioners send post by, 181.
-, courteous reception of Croft at, 135, 137, 139, 175; English commissioners not allowed to stay night at, 418.
-, Parma will take order for horsemen of, 163, 174; bonds of, for loan by queen, 540.
-, country up to ruined, 180; Spanish deputies could treat from, 193; conference might be near, 216; Spanish deputies mean to lie at, 257.
-, commissioners to meet near, 2645, 2724, 276, 278; meeting near, 282, 285.
-, Parma sets camp between Ostend and, 445, 488; Lieut. Thompson reconnoitres towards, 455.
-, left free to attack by cessation, 461; Italian troops near, 524; troops ready to embark at, 532.
-, canal for boats to, 504; boats being rigged out at, 505.
Niewenar, count of. See Solms, Adolf von, count of Mrs.
Noircarme, Jean de, baron de Selle, Selles, revoked Pacification of Ghent at Malines, 149.
Noircarmes, Noyrcarmes, M. de, commands Walloons in Parma's army, 213, 276, 293, 537.
Nonsuch [in Cuddington, co. Surrey], treaty made at, 2.
Norfolk, county of, outrages by Dunkirkers off coast of, 243.
Norris, Norreys, Noris, Norritz, Sir Edward:
-, letters from, 294, 303, 335, 346, 469, 502, 525, 531.
-, -, referred to, 347.
-, letter to, 312.
-, company at Flushing, 490.
-, company at Ostend, 3, 343, 440.
-, report on state of Ostend, 2945; advises retention of town, 303; warns of danger from enemy, 346.
-, letters brought by, 298, 322, 469; letters directed by upset arrangements at Ostend, 463.
-, asked leave to accompany Croft to Bruges, to get information of more service, 335.
-, note of defalcations on account of 343.
-, asks leave to meet Hohenlohe, 346; asks for some place where may venture life for country, 525; asks to be in England for crisis, 531.
-, will report what he heard at Bruges, 347.
-, captains at Ostend to obey orders of, 470; work at Ostend fortifications since arrival, 485.
-, asks reinforcements for Ostend, 502.
-, Sir Henry:
-, company at Brielle, 3, 74, 343, 440, 490.
-, sums due to, 158, 219.
-, Sir John:
-, Prounincq salutes, 39; note of money due to, 148; sums due to, 1589; accounts between and Willoughby, 166, 2501.
-, coming over to assist Willoughby, 166; heads of instructions for, 237.
-, requests touching allowances, 182; notes touching warrants, 183.
-, sent to report on decays at Ostend, 226; to confer with Conway for good of town, 231; consulted by Council and advice sent to Conway, 450.
-, queen sending to compound differences in provinces, 232; to confer with Willoughby about, 237.
-, Willoughby's objection to association with, 37980.
-, note on companies in cautionary towns, in time of, 490.
-, directed English garrisons to take in no Dutch companies, without order from England, 497.
North, Robert, lord, Prounincq salutes, 39.
North Holland, North Quarter, [Netherlands]:
-, Sonoy's men threaten to pay themselves from, 56; States' manoeuvres against Sonoy in, 64.
-, firmly affected to queen, 56; good success in overcast, 61.
-, Maurice gone to, against Sonoy, 63; Council represents danger of Maurice's proceedings in, 88.
-, Maurice does not inform Council of proceedings in, 91, 94; proceedings of Maurice in, 1023; Maurice going to, 358.
-, Russel represents ease of securing, 95; Willoughby's account of affairs in, 105.
-, Sonoy's title to governorship of, 115; Papists of oppose Sonoy, 437.
-, Willoughby could have stayed Maurice's operations in, 157; Sonoy no wish to oust Maurice from, 255.
-, Admiralty of to prepare six large warships, 416.
-, governor of. See Sonoy, Dietrich.
Northumberland, earl of. See Percy, Henry.
Noyrcarmes. See Noircarmes.
nuncios,, papal. See under ambassadors.
Nuys. See Neuss.