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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Nani, Giovanni, Venetian Ambassador at Rome :
extract from relation of, 109.
Naples, Italy :
advices from, 159.
Prince of Satriano at, 80.
Nassau, Frederick Henry of, Prince of Orange :
sends Heenvliet to England, 25
-, Charles's proposal to exchange soldiers referred to, 36
-, calls for Scots and English as flower of forces, 46.
invites queen mother to Holland, 50
-, informs States General of English match, 103.
means to raise House by English match, 104
-, urges departure of ambassadors, 107
-, delighted at result, 110, 120.
French resent taking step without intimation, 110.
Brederode related to, 113
-, Vieuville served under, 119, 137.
Richelieu suspects ambitious designs, 115, 116.
conditions of match arranged between Charles and, 116
-, Charles hopes to gain from interposition, 117.
wants bride to return with son, 120
-, ambassadors report to, 122
-, unable to get bride, 154.
not eager for new alliance with England, 121
-, Roe to congratulate, 144.
undertakes to invest dowry in England, 134
-, relieved at news of son's landing, 143.
money lent by to Charles, 145
-, Murray takes letter of Charles to, 168, 171.
ambassadors from England report direct to, 163.
unwilling to offend Louis by excluding mother, 175
-, recommends her reception, 177.
not disposed to help Palatine, 182.
promises for queen mother's ministers, 194
-, repudiated by States, 199
-, invites her, 216
-, receives her, 217.
invitation to queen, 207.
doubtful about sending son to England, 227
-, eager for English alliance, 233.
hopes for advantage from English troubles, 253.
Digby taking appeal for help to, 289, ready to help Charles, 297.
prepares to receive queen, 292, 293.
-, -, daughter of. See Louise Henriette.
Nassau, Louis de, sieur de Beverweert, Dutch envoy to France :
to announce marriage of Prince of Orange to Princess Mary, 110.
Nassau, William of, Prince of Orange, son of Frederick Henry, 159, 175, 224, 233, 237, 253 :
proposed English match for, 25
-, Heenvliet renews proposal, 52.
to go to England to fetch wife, 103, 104, 106, 120
-, may be given bride earlier, 121.
Arundel House prepared for, 131, 142
-, expected soon, 134
-, hopes of taking bride back, 140.
naval escort for, present from Portuguese ambassador, 139
-, sails, 141
-, landing, 142, 143.
arrives at Gravesend, reception at Court, 142, 144
-, Palatine's resentment with, 147, 182.
marriage to be completed, 145
-, celebrated, 147
-, English gratification at union, 158.
unable to get bride, 154
-, leave taking, presents, 160
-, back, expresses content, 163.
queen to take bride to, 179, 183, 186, 292, 294
-, princess pleased to go to, 296.
prince thinks of sending to England, 227
-, expected, 230.
Nassau, Count William of :
stays on without business, 5.
navy, the royal fleet, king's ships :
busy preparations over, 4
-, Hamilton to command, 12
-, king wants 40 ships, 30.
ship sent for Velada, 15
-, ships to take over Chevreuse, 41.
squadron sent to Wight to watch Dutch, 19
-, ships escort money to Flanders, 50.
Spaniards want used against Dutch and French, 31
-, ship escorts Spanish infantry to Flanders, 44.
Argyle's measures to keep off, 35
-, 20 ships to sail for Scotland, 46.
Spain offers subsidy for defending Flemish coast, 45.
blockades Scottish coast, 52
-, to proceed to Scottish waters, 71.
proposed to add 60 colliers to, 53
-, guards Scottish prizes at Newcastle, 73
-, prizes taken by restored to Scots, 91.
ship to take King to Hamburg, 55.
Mendoza asks for ship, 130
-, granted to, 132
-, ship to take Rossetti, 175.
Commons arm eight, against pirates, 136.
parliament to have control of, 153
-, captains chosen by king removed, 174.
ship to take queen mother, 194
-, ten ships to escort, 203
-, ship takes Digby, 289.
talk of squadron for West Indies, 226.
Commons claim to appoint captains, 288
-, ships to escort queen, 294.
decision to arm, 62 ships 289
-, Cardenas anxious about, 290
-, pretext and real reason for, 291.
energetic work in preparing, 291, 293.
Netherlands, United, Dutch, Flemings, High Mightinesses, Holland, States, United Provinces :
French suspicious of, 2.
Spaniards foment English feeling against, 5, 7-9, 31.
English claims against in Indies, revived, 6
-, Dunkirkers capture merchantmen, 24.
on alert against England, 8, 9, 13
-, English ministers favouring replaced, 12, 17
-, Vane to attend to affairs of, 17n.
recall Aerssens if no reply, 16, 22, 25
-, Charles makes attack on, 17
-, Charles expresses regard for, 19, 25, 28.
English soldiers come over from, 20, 21
-, Charles offers exchange of soldiers with, 36.
parliament's help expected against, 26
-, suspected of fomenting Scots, 29.
do not trust England's mediation with Denmark, 28, 29
-, fear of English intrigues with Denmark, 33.
Aerssens report to, on embassy, 31
-, advise king of deceit of Spanish advances, 39, 45, 50.
English with Spaniards could upset coming campaign, 32
-, Spaniards want English help against, in Brazil, 43.
grain sent to from England, 37
-, invitation to queen mother, 50.
Charles wishes to avoid breach with, 45
-, closer relations with England, 55
-, not inclined for, 61.
send Heenvliet to oppose Spanish negotiations, 50
-, Spanish ambassadors try to keep alive jealousies, 62.
sure of understanding between emperor and Denmark, 51
-, English mediation with Danes asked, 54, 85.
settlement of dispute with England about East Indies, 53
-, Boswell to put finishing touches to, 54
-, Companies agree to discussion, 67.
possible settlement of fisheries dispute, 54, 55
-, Dunkirkers capture merchantmen, 96.
Turkish mission to, 76n
-, merchants treating for English ships in, 80.
Danes ask English alliance against, 88
-, talk of Spanish overtures to, for truce, 90.
Boswell asks to stop supplies to Scots, 90
-, king hopes marriage will deprive Scots of support, 107.
promises co-operation for Palatine, 98.
prince informs of English match, doubtful reception, 103
-, various comments, 104.
choose ambassadors for England, 107
-, people anticipate good from English match, 110.
suggestion of English alliance with, 107, 110
-, not decided to help against Scots, 109.
talk of alliance with England, 113
-, Orange not eager for, 121
-, subject dropped, 122.
Orange plans truce with Spain to secure dominion over, 115, 116.
hopes of Charles from interposition, 117
-, English alliance with to restore Palatine, 124.
theologians from to be invited to synod, 117.
may ask for English troops, 120
-, offer to employ Vieuville, 139
-, Vieuville going to serve, 162.
rejoicings at news of match, 120
-, Palatine wants marriage conditional on help, 136.
question of alliance, 126, 131
-, terms suggested, 128
-, parliament will only have defensive, 133.
Portuguese buying warships in, 132
-, Roe to congratulate, 144
-, Roe's office with, 158
-, Roe declines present, 162.
defensive alliance with extended, 154, 160
-, offence at ambassadors reporting to prince, 163.
objection to queen mother coming, 162, 175
-, no answer to her request, 175, 179
-, likely to receive, 177.
parliament thinks of claiming debt from, 164
-, English gentlemen flocking to, 195.
will not guarantee queen mother's ministers, 181, 184, 194, 199
-, grant her passage, 194, 200, 205.
reply to Charles about Palatine, 181
-, no inclination to help, 182.
queen's journey to, 183, 186, 189
-, glad that not coming 189.
differences with Orange, 199
-, embassy to England for alliance, 224, 230, 233, 253, 255
-, in suspense, 227.
queen invited to, 207.
queen mother's journey to uncertain, 210
-, she crosses to, 216, 217.
English desire to imitate form of government, 220, 290.
dissatisfied with French alliance, 230.
likely to take up currant trade, 234, 238, 239.
embassy to England for alliance, 270.
proposed mediation in England, 287.
Digby takes refuge in, 289, 297
-, queen taking refuge in, 292-294
-, will stay year in, 295.
preparations for receiving queen, 293, 296.
on watch for Oquendo, 18
-, victory in Downs, 19.
engagement with Dunkirkers, 60.
escort for young prince to England, 139, 141
-, escort for English queen, 294.
fleet for Portugal :
puts in at English ports, 221.
Neuburg, duke of. See Wolfgang, William.
New England :
English captured on way to by Barbary pirates, 35n.
Newburn, co. Northumberland :
victory of Scots at, 75.
Newbury, co. Berks :
Vieuville killed at battle of, 119n.
Newcastle on Tyne, 258 :
Scots march on, 72
-, surrenders to Scots, supplies at, 75.
Scots march on from, 76
-, Scots istribute troops about, 79.
Scottish reinforcements quartered at, 89, 129
-, and leaders of army, 94.
Scots perfecting fortifications of, 96, 118
-, suspicion Scots mean to hold, 113.
Scots extend barracks at, 136
-, Scots offer to evacuate, 138.
unable to support Scots' army, 140
-, proposal for Scots to leave, 179, 206.
Scots evacuate, 210
-, destroy new fortifications at, 212.
Newcastle, earl of. See Cavendish, William.
Newnham, lord. See Fielding, Basil lord.
Newport, earl of. See Blount, Mountjoy.
Nicholas, Sir Edward, secretary of state, 262 :
appointed, 258n, 261
-, letter of Digby to, intercepted, 297.
Nicholls, Francis, secretary to the Elector Palatine :
captured by Dunkirkers, 53.
Nicole, duchess of Lorraine :
more nearly related to Stuarts than duke, 37.
Nithsdale, Nizdil, co. Dumfries, Scotland :
rebels attack castle of, 59.
-, earl of. See Maxwell, Robert.
nobility, English, lords, peers :
disgust at Lennox being made Lord Warden, 54.
petition of, for parliament, 76, 77
-, king means to consult rest of, about, 78
-, people of London encouraged by example, 83.
king summons to council at York, 79
-, likely to lead to calling of parliament, 84.
meeting awaited with curiosity, 84
-, king's speech to, send to city for loan, 86
-, loan conceded to, 89.
king consults about treating with Scots, 86.
many cross to Holland to be out of troubles, 195.
king will not allow to accompany to Scotland, 202.
fear of Commons encroaching on privileges, 284, 296.
Noel, Edward, second Viscount Campden :
sent to ask loan of city, 86
-, obtains loan, 89.
Noel, Jacques le, bishop of Angoulme, M. di Peron, the queen's almoner :
to be recommended for red hat, 16n
-, queen nominates, 216.
Nogaret, Henry de, d' Epernon, duke of Candale :
offers regiment to Vieuville, 139.
Noiers. See Sublet, Francois, sieur de Noyers.
Nonesuch [in Cuddington, co. Surrey] :
queen mother goes to reside at, 62.
Normandy, France :
d' Allot tries to induce England to help revolt in, 12
-, Velada to incite king to invade, 15.
French fears of landing in, 19, 42
-, fears contribute to advantage of, 44
-, levies to cross to, 203.
Northumberland, county of :
Scots circulate manifesto in, 70
-, to supply victuals to Scottish army, 91.
-, earl of. See Percy, Algernon.
bishop of. See Brownrigg, Richard.
see of, king nominates bishop of, 236n.
Noyers, sieur de. See Sublet, Francois.
nuncios, papal. See under ambassadors.
Nrnberg, Nurenberg [Bavaria, Germany] :
Curtius at, 21.