Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 25, 1640-1642. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1924.
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Mac Mahon, Hugh, leader of Irish rebellion :
taken prisoner, 240.
Madame. See Christina, duchess of Savoy.
Madrid, Spain, 60 :
despatches dated at, 13, 32, 42, 51, 58, 78, 121, 221.
Genoese merchants of, interested in silver, 59.
Maguire, Conor lord, leader of Irish rebellion :
taken prisoner, 240.
Maill, Urban de, marquis of Brz :
captures Arras, 66n.
Mainz, Mayence, archbishop elector. See Wambold, Anselm Casimir von.
Maitland, John lord, baron, Metland :
sent to Holland for disbanding troops, 215.
Malamocco, [Venice, Italy] :
goods of Crandell seized at, 99
-, restored, 101.
Podesta of, 99.
Mallier, Claude, Seigneur de Houssay, French ambassador at Venice :
office in favour of Thomas Baker (?), 2-4.
Malvezzi, Marquis Virgilio, Spanish ambassador in England :
starts, business of, 31, 32
-, Spanish confidence in mission, 32.
lands at Plymouth, Court mystified, 34
-, Velada does not wait for, 36.
lodges with Velada by order, 38
-, public entry, 41
-, first audience, 42.
brings present from Olivares for Chevreuse, 38
-, close correspondence with French malcontents, 39
-, regret at departure of Chevreuse, 41.
sets forth commissions to Charles, 43
-, commissioners appointed for, 45
-, no reply to, 48.
French apprehensive about, 44
-, Heenvliet tries to thwart, 50.
discreet behaviour after dissolution, 47
-, not fully trusted, 51.
long consultations without conclusion, 51
-, insincerity of proposals recognised, 54.
quarrels with Velada, 52
-, reported orders to return, 58.
perplexed by Heenvliet's negotiations, 55
-, Windebank complains of behaviour, 56.
king remonstrates with over occupation of island, 55
-, king displeased with, 62.
alarmed at plan of taking silver from mint, 59
-, speaks with Strafford, 60.
French indifferent about, 61
-, pays respects to Danish ambassadors, 76
-, asks for Irish levies, 112.
makes fresh proposals, 66
-, accompanies Cardenas to audience, 71
-, negotiations slow and without hope, 72.
negotiations suspended, 87
-, but to stay on, 88
-, asks leave to return, 93.
concerned at loss of Windebank, 105
-, announces departure, 112.
Dutch match takes by surprise, 106
-, mortification at, 108, 113
-, tries to upset match, 116.
ordered to Flanders, 120
-, takes leave privately, 125.
Manchester, earl of. See Montagu, Henry.
Mandeville, viscount. See Montagu, Edward.
Marcello, Francesco, Proveditore of Zante :
despatch to Senate, 10.
warning to Symonds, 10
-, ordered to send Aquila, son and Boldu to Corfu, 11.
Marchetti, Giovanni Maria, 157.
Margaret of Savoy, widow of Francis IV, duke of Mantua, regent of Portugal, the Infanta Margherita :
to have education of Princess Mary, 51.
Maria Anna, daughter of the Emperor Ferdinand III :
suggested marriage to Prince of Wales, 66.
-, of Brandenburg widow of Gustavus Adolphus, queen mother of Sweden
-, will not allow younger daughter to marry Prince of Denmark, 88.
Maria Theresa, daughter of Philip III, Infanta of Spain :
proposed marriage to Prince of Wales, 5
-, portrait of, presented to Chevreuse, 38.
marque, letters of :
Levant Co. contemplate asking for against Venice, 228, 233, 243, 278, 286.
Infant of Spain to Princess Mary, 5 :
Charles attracted by, 5
-, Velada to treat of, 7, 19
-, Cardenas represents as near, 23
-, not credited, 24
-, Spanish offers for, 32
-, hopes of die down, 36
Spaniards require England to make first move, 38
-, Chevreuse busy with, 39.
suspicion that Spaniards not sincere over, 43
-, Richelieu thinks part of scheme with Dutch match, 116.
Infanta of Spain to Prince of Wales, 5 :
Velada to treat of, 7.
emperor's daughter to Prince of Wales, 66.
Margrave of Brandenburg to Princess Mary :
Leicester speaks of negotiations for, 116.
Orange's daughter to English prince, 237, 262.
Prince Radzivill to Palatine princess, 262.
Prince of Orange to English princess, 237, 270 :
Heenvliet over about, rebuffed, 25
-, proposal renewed, 52.
announced to States, reception, 103
-, opinion in Holland, 103, 104, 110
-, rejoicings, 120.
history of negotiations, 103, 106
-, ambassadors for, instructions, 107, 109.
king's motives for, 106, 107, 111, 124
-, king changes tone after announcement, 108.
popular in England, 107, 110
-, king informed parliament of, 110, 124.
French informed, resent it, 110
-, Richelieu's views on, 115
-, France jealous about, 121.
with elder daughter, 113
-, ambassadors ask for, 116, 120
-, arranged, 119, 120.
difficulties in way, 120, 126, 140, 142
-, fears that Charles insincere about, 122
-, suspicions assuaged, 129.
princess wanted in six months, 121
-, to go with prince, 134, 140.
ambassadors send report to Orange on, 122.
articles of, 122
-, Arundel to present to parliament, 125
-, lords ask for delay, 126.
Palatine tries to upset, 133, 136
-, his resentment over, 147.
date fixed, dowry, 134
-, king and queen agree to immediate completion, 145
-, celebrated, 147.
Roe's office with Dutch on, 158.
Marshal, earl. See Howard, Thomas, earl of Arundel.
Martelli, Bali, gentleman of the queen mother :
sent to Brussels for passport, 161
-, fails, 170.
Mary, princess, daughter of Charles I :
proposed marriage to Infant of Spain, 5, 116
-, Countess Monterey to take to Spain, 24.
to be brought up a Catholic in Spain, 32
-, to be educated at Lisbon by Infant Margarita, 51.
godmother to brother Henry, 62
-, suggested marriage to Brandenburg, 116.
Dutch ambassadors to try for, instead of sister, 107, 113
-, ask for, 116
-, granted, 120.
Dutch want in Holland soon, 120, 121, 134, 140
-, king will not let go, 154.
Palatine's hopes of, 135
-, English gratification at match, 158.
will not let Orange kiss her, 142
-, permitted, bridegroom's presents, to 145, 147
-, prince's promise to, 160.
prince explains not bringing, 163
-, queen to take over, 179, 183, 186, 292, 294, 296.
alliance to be settled on arrival, 224
-, idea of prince fetching, 227.
Heenvliet to ask for, 237, 253
-, pleased to go to husband, 296.
governess of. See Ker, Jean, countess of Roxburgh.
Mary de' Medici. See Medici Mary de'.
Mauroy, sieur de, Count of Moruer :
spoken of as ambassador to England, 10, 20.
Maximilian, duke of Bavaria :
Spain receives ambassador, as elector, 132
-, occupies portion of Palatinate, 144.
hostile attitude of forces, 170
-, concessions to Palatine, 176, 181, 185.
amnesty advantageous to, 211.
hampers emperor over Palatine settlement, 237, 259
-, Roe will listen to conditions of, 266, but not about vote, 270.
electoral vote claimed for Palatine, on death, 273
-, little to be expected of, 278
-, prepared to give up Lower Palatinate, 282.
Maxwell, Robert, earl of Nithsdale :
Cleveland sent to rescue from Covenanters, 59.
Mayence. See Mainz.
Medici, Ferdinand II de, Grand Duke of Tuscany :
queen mother going to, 163.
Medici, Mary de, queen mother :
d' Allot sees, 12
-, informs duchess Savoy of his proposals, 14.
Heenvliet tells English stiffness will drive Dutch into arms of France, 25.
regrets advances of Spanish ministers, 39
-, absent from Prince Henry's christening, 62.
Orange invites to Holland, 50
-, favours Orange marriage, 52
-, began to treat for, 103.
assignment of reduced, 60, 62
-, goes to live at Nonesuch, to avoid expense, 62, 63.
feeling in parliament against, 92
-, assignments to withdrawn, 112.
reduces household, lives frugally, 114
-, sells goods to raise money, 117.
writes to France for help, 120
-, means to leave England, 125
-, destination uncertain, 126, 138.
reduced to extremity, 129
-, probable return to France, 134
-, French terms to, 137
-, French money for, 138.
will not see Vendome, 139
-, going to Italy, 140
-, may go to Sedan, 189.
Aerssens visits, 142
-, Dutch do not want, 162, 175, 184
-, application to Dutch, 167, 168, 177, 181.
asks parliament for guard, 151
-, accusations against, asked to leave, 152, 174
-, decides to go, 154.
applies to Cardinal Infant, 161
-, who refuses passport, 165
-, applies again, 167, 175, 188
-, Flemings protest against, 170.
reports about journey, 163, 165
-, assurances of La Fert to, 176
-, and offers, 184, 188.
Orange under obligation to, 175, 177
-, stands by servants, 184, 188.
parliament makes grant for, 179
-, king's present to, 203.
Dutch ready to receive, 194, 200
-, hesitates, 199, 210, 212
-, sets out, 203
-, crosses, 216, 217.
reception in Holland, 205, 217
-, countess of Arundel heralds, 211.
sets out for Cologne, 221
-, Arundel's report of, 227
-, Le Coigneux at Hague for, 270.
almoner of. See Bonnefons.
secretary of. See Monsigot.
Medici, Paolo de' :
Charles recommends to Venice, 205.
Mediterranean Sea :
Anglo Spanish alliance would force French to give up plans in, 19.
French capture English ships in, 101
-, squadron to secure navigation for English in, 289.
Meilleraie, due de la. See Porte, Charles de la.
Mendoza Furtado, Tristan de, Portuguese ambassador to the Netherlands :
arrives at Plymouth, 129
-, reaches London, large promises, 130
-, reserve in receiving, 131.
leaves for Holland, 132
-, present to William of Orange, 139.
news received by, 136.
ordered to pay 5,400,000 crowns to Cardinal Infant, 20.
losses by capture of Rebecca, 32, 33
-, alarmed at appearance of Barbary pirates in Channel, 55.
protest against debasing coinage, 61, 65
-, king's loan from, 71.
unwilling to provide money for Danish levies, 62.
government proposal to sell pepper to, 74
-, proposed fund of, to support fleet to blockade Barbary, 136.
Prince of Satriano tries to hire ships through, 80.
Portuguese ambassador secures ship through, 132
-, negotiations with Portuguese ambassadors, 162.
orders to pay money to queen mother, 138.
perturbed by loss of Royal Merchant, 227.
Hobson stirs up against Venice, 227, 228.
opinions on currant trade, 234
-, Hyde's relations with, 292.
arrangement with to finance Irish operations, 246.
contemplate attack on Indies, 279
-, sigh for agreement, 284.
naval arrangements designed to please, 290.
merchants, English :
arrangements with for currant trade, 10, 11
-, Venice protests friendliness to, 99, 158, 159.
efforts to attract to Villefranche, 24.
claim reprisals on ship from Bermudas, 30.
Henry Hyde (consul) servant of, 69.
forbidden goods at Constantinople, 115
-, petition parliament about Cesy's debts, 135n.
trading at Ionian Is., Talbot appeals for, 155, 158, 185, 204
-, question of losses, 173
-, accepted duties for concessions, 180, 238.
Venice orders favourable treatment, 159, 180, 181, 182, 233, 239, 252, 253.
to have freedom of conscience in Portugal, 165.
quarrel with Jews at Constantinople, pay ransom, 197.
demands aim at reducing price of currants, 292.
See also Eglesfelt, John
-, Hobson, John
-, Hyde, Henry
-, Saul, Goddard
-, Soames, Thomas
-, Symes, Ralph
-, Symonds, Thomas
-, Vassal, Samuel.
merchants, Venetian :
suggested taking up currant trade, 173
-, might petition about currants, 184.
Messina, Sicily :
stolen booty sent to, 42.
Metland. See Maitland.
Meuse, River :
queen mother travels by, 200.
Milan [Prov. Milano, Italy] :
news from, 69.
Milan, Italy, state of :
troops from Roussillon for, 67.
-, Governor of. See Guzman, Diego Filippo de, marquis of Leganes.
militia. See trained bands.
Militia Bill :
introduced in Commons, 264.
ministers, English, Cabinet, king's councillors, Councillors of State :
hopeful of Palatine's release, 7
-, and that France will give him Breisach and Weimar's army, 8.
incline to attack on France, 12
-, lament Palatine's promises to France, 29, 33.
not inclined to meddle in Savoy quarrels, 14
-, attracted by Spanish offers, 45
-, disposal to back Spain, 46.
disagree about summoning parliament, 21
-, parliament enquires into misconduct, 40.
persuade king to hear Scottish commissioners, 26.
Aerssens complains at not receiving reply from, 31
-, resent appointment of Cardenas, 65.
consider unnecessary to keep ambassador at Venice, 33
-, Giustinian to take leave of, 68.
mob demand death of, 47
-, take refuge at palace, 49
-, Scots demand punishment, 70.
hopeful of loan from Genoese preventing parliament, 53
-, king consults about raising money, 58.
proposal to debase coinage, 61, 65
-, hope to raise money for exemptions from military service, 74.
king leaves most in London, 71
-, sell pepper at loss, 84.
peers blame for crisis, 77
-, and demand punishment, 78
-, ruin expected, 79, 94.
resentment at Scots' proposals, 90, 91.
parliament's views of Rossetti and queen mother embarrass, 92
-, parliament means to attack, 95
-, parliament examines past actions, 105.
Lords devise removal of king's trusted, 98
-, queen indignant at attack on, 112.
conducted marriage negotiations with Heenvliet, 103.
released from oath of secrecy to give evidence at Strafford trial, 105.
prepared to accept Spanish proposals, 144
-, involved in army plot, 160.
resign and retire, 153
-, king appoints Puritan, 154.
mistrusted ones removed and forbidden the Court, 174.
apparent influence in foreign affairs, 178
-, absent in country, 214.
king gives pardon to cover fugitive, 202
-, Commons demand punishment, 268, 272.
more caution and sincerity desirable in, 222
-, Giustinian to cultivate, 225
-, Giustinian to take leave of, 231.
expect king back, 242.
parliament claims right to appoint, 261
-, expected changes among, 269.
misgivings about sending Scottish troops to Ireland, 265.
proposal to coin one third of silver in, 58.
Mocenigo, Girolamo, 204.
Modon, Modone [Prov. Messenia, Greece] :
pirated goods sold at, 27, 37, 42.
sent through England from Spain to Flanders, 8, 24, 32, 33, 37, 45, 50.
effort to get together in England, 27.
Spanish offers of hastened dissolution, 47.
lack of hampers war preparations, 53, 71, 79
-, incredible shortage, 139.
proposal to introduce copper, 65.
Newcastle ensures supply of, to Scots, 75.
brought by Orange to England, 145.
lack of multiplies delays, 161
-, lack of prevents action abroad, 279.
sent to Scottish army, 199
-, proposal to withold, 201.
peers demand abolition of, 78.
Monsigot, M. de, secretary to the queen mother :
Dutch will not guarantee safety, 181, 194, 199
-, queen stands by, 184, 188.
Montagu, Edward, viscount Mandeville, Baron Batvil, lord Kimbolton :
presents petition of peers for parliament, 76
-, king's reply to, 78.
presents copy of petition to Common Council of London, 79.
admitted to Council, 128
-, deputation to thank queen, 187.
accused of high treason, 276, 278, 279
-, attends at Guildhall, 280
-, popularity, 281
-, Digby advised charge, 285
-, king abandons charge, 294
-, Herbert censured for accusing, 298.
Montagu, Henry, earl of Manchester, lord Privy Seal :
sent to ask loan of city, 86
-, obtains loan, 89
-, king empowers to assent to bills, 151.
Montagu, Montegu, Walter :
recommended for cardinalate, 16n, 51
-, queen sends letter to, by Giustinian, 155
-, pope unwilling to promote, 216.
Montereul, Jean de, French secretary in England :
Bellievre leaves in charge, 15
-, overtures about Palatine, 41.
despatches quoted, 17n, 38n, 45, 55n, 80n, 100n, 116n, 120n, 125n, 128n, 135n, 138n, 142n, 147n, 149n, 161n.
compliments on birth of Prince Henry, 66
-, Windebank speaks to about sending ambassador, 92.
informs king of appointment of la Fert Imbault, 112.
courier reaches, 123, 124.
dissuades king and queen from leaving London, 151.
lodgings searched, parliament apologises to, 152.
Monterey, count of. See Fonseca, Manuel de.
Montrose, earl of. See Graham, James.
More, M. di. See Murray, William.
Morea, Greece :
company formed for trading in, 156, 157.
-, English consul in. See Hyde, Henry.
Morgan, Owen, bishop of Llandaff :
sent to Tower, 272, 273.
Moro, Zuanne, Savio alla Mercanzia, 256.
king of. See Muley Reschid.
Morosini, Geronimo, Savio alla Mercanzia, 58 :
Morpeth, Morphet, co. Northumberland :
Scottish army reaches, 75.
Morton, Thomas, bishop of Durham, sent to Tower, 272, 273.
Morton, earl of. See Douglas, William.
Moruer. See Mauroy.
Most Christian. See Louis XIII, king of France.
Mowbray and Maltravers, lord. See Howard, Henry Frederick.
Muley Reschid, king of Morocco :
negotiations of Portugal with, 121.
Murad IV, Sultan of Turkey :
death of, 76n.
Murray, William, M. di More, groom of the bedchamber, 199 :
king sends to Holland, 167
-, at Hague, message for Prince William, 171.
tries to get passport for queen mother, 175, 177, 179, 181
-, back and report, 194
-, report from Scotland, 225.
Muscat wine, muscats :
export from Crete, 58.
Mustaffa, Chiaus sent by Porte to England, France and Holland :
arrival in London, 76
-, no orders for audience, 80
-, has audience, 96
-, takes leave, 107.