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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Padua, Italy :
Lady Arundel proposes to settle at, 230.
Paget, William, lord :
sent by parliament to thank queen, 187.
Spaniards suggest restoring part of, 66.
marriage negotiations with Brandenburg with obligation to recover, 116.
empty threat about, 179
-, Bavaria's offer for, 181
-, French offer about, 229.
Rupert fatalistic over, 243
-, efforts for, 278
-, not likely to succeed, 279.
Palatinate, the Lower :
Roe's negotiations upon, 144, 270
-, Bavaria offers to restore, 176, 185, 282.
-, the Upper :
Roe's instructions about, 144
-, Bavaria asks Palatine to renounce, 176
-, Bavaria to keep, 185, 282.
Palatine House, Princes Palatine :
Curtius to get declaration of diet in favour of, 21
-, Venice uses influence in favour of, 33.
Leicester to report French intentions about, 41
-, England ready to ally with France for, 66.
Grimani's services to, 63.
England will not co-operate with France for, 77
-, Dutch offers for, 98.
proposal to threaten Austria about, 161, 162, 188
-, nothing said about at Vienna, 170.
Bavaria's proposals unsatisfactory for, 176
-, Roe fears delays for, 237.
king appeals to parliament for, 178
-, king's thanks for, 182.
Roe's objections to exclusion from amnesty, 210, 211
-, negotiations upon, 226.
Scots well disposed to, 213
-, Swedes ready to co-operate for, 226.
attempt to enlist French aid for, 216
-, Rupert detained till cause settled, 216
-, Lisola sent to treat about, 226.
La Fert urges joint action for, 229.
Roe demands complete restoration of, 238
-, consultation about assistance for, 258.
Roe's negotiations unlikely to benefit, 278, 279, 282.
Palatine, Elector, of the Rhine. See Charles Louis.
-, Princes. See Edward
-, Louise Hollandine
-, Princess. See Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia.
papal nuncios. See under ambassadors.
papists. See Catholics.
Paris, France, 41, 88, 90 :
Palatine on parole in, 9, 14, 45
-, not to leave without king's assent, 29
-, Palatine returning to, 61
-, Palatine leaves, 63.
Palatine's brothers at, 110.
Windebank flees to, 110.
despatches dated at, 1, 2, 6, 7, 10, 14, 17, 19, 20, 22, 26, 29, 32, 137, 144, 147.
Parliament, Houses of :
approach to forbidden, 154
-, mob of apprentices at, 271.
parliament, 136 :
effect abroad of decision to call, 1, 6
-, French will try to win good will, 13.
army believed to be intended to tame, 4, 30.
granting ships to Spain obnoxious to acts of, 5
-, Spanish offers depend on meeting, 9.
hopes of supply depend on liberality of, 8
-, ministers delay summoning, 21.
king contemplates raising money without, 27
-, king will take field against Scots when rid of, 44.
fears of seeing no more, after dissolution, 46
-, Common Council asserts sole authority to tax, 65, 74.
ministers hope Genoese loan will obviate need of, 53
-, ministers try to prevent, 79.
Scots demand ratification of terms by, 64, 90
-, Scots mean to demand, 70, 80
-, Charles ready to bring peace by calling, 71.
petitions against taxes imposed without grant, 71.
hopes that Scottish invasion will force, 73
-, peers petition for calling, 77, 78.
king consults peers about, 79
-, king expected to summon, 84
-, king decides on, 86.
London populace demand, 83
-, partisans of, delegates to Scots, 87.
king ready to refer question of armistice to, 91
-, Scots demand ratification of terms by, 102.
Scots demand right to summon, 102.
Windebank may be recalled when over, 105
-, bill to make triennial, 111, 113.
Lords propose magistracy when not sitting, 114
-, measures for enforcing treaty when not sitting, 133, 134.
Dutch may desire approval for marriage treaty, 160.
king cannot give offices to Scots while subject to, 177.
Catholics may come to rely on, 223
-, Irish unwilling to be subject to, 265, 268.
Militia Bill deprives of authority, 264.
demand for exclusion of bishops and Catholic peers from, 272.
parliament, the short :
writs issued for, 23
-, king's opponents elected, 25.
king's misgivings about, 26, 27, 35
-, unlikely to give satisfaction before receiving it, 38.
both sides leaving issue to, 30
-, king opens, 37.
discuss misgovernment all week, king insists on supply, 40
-, unlikely to meet requirements of crown, 41.
king threatens with dissolution, 43
-, dissolved, 46
-, outbreak at dissolution, 47
-, dissolution hastened by Spanish offers, 47.
parliament, the long :
king to be present at opening, 91
-, king will not open formally, 92.
elections, king's opponents chosen, 91
-, alarm of Catholics over, 93
-, verification of elections, 94.
Scots appoint commissioners to lay demands before, 93.
first session, king's speech, 94
-, king's submissive attitude to, 95.
orders arrest of Strafford, 96
-, pushes on trial, 97, 98
-, informs king of arrest, 98.
measures against other ministers, 96
-, nothing done for Palatine, 98, 130.
orders fast, 97
-, memorial to from city against Capuchins, 100.
money granted to be controlled by, 98
-, impeachment of judges, 105.
will give every satisfaction to Scots, 100
-, Scots suggest union of two crowns to, 105, 127.
king reopens ports of Ireland to please, 101
-, Irish delegates appeal to, 108.
asks king to dismiss Catholics from army, 102
-, requires Catholics dismissed from royal service, 103.
grievances of Prynne, Burton and Bastwick presented in, 103
-, attacks on royal prerogative, 106.
suspects motives for Dutch match, 106, 107
-, king changes tone with after match announced, 108.
king can control better when Scots away, 107
-, payment to Scots, 118, 123, 125.
city petitions against bishops and Catholics, 108
-, stirred by action of Irish Catholics, 114.
king informed of Dutch match, 110, 124, 126
-, Arundel to present marriage treaty to, 125, 126.
votes four subsidies, with appropriation, 112
-, French object to king consulting about Cesy, 135.
assistance for Palatine, 116
-, Palatine hopes to forward interests in, 130
-, asks help of, 133, 135.
charges against Finch and Windebank, 117.
petition of preachers against bishops, 118
-, king sends for and warns, speaks against triennial bill, 118, 119
-, votes bill, 122.
petitions king against Goodman, 119, 122, 123
-, king's reply to, 123
-, likely to remit his sentence, 125.
queen promises satisfaction to, about priests, 125.
excitement at king's refusal to consent to triennial bill, 126
-, rejoicing at passing, 127.
engaged on Strafford's trial, 128, 136, 138
-, king's appearance at, 128
-, Scots demand Strafford's punishment, 129
-, trial interrupted by Scottish affairs, 131.
will not agree to Dutch alliance, 133.
attending to domestic affairs first, 135
-, warns king and queen not to leave London, 149.
guard provided for, 136
-, measures of defence, 150.
emperor wants to prevent supporting Palatine, 138
-, maturing decision for Palatine, 162.
offer of Scots to, for evacuation, 138
-, warned of Scottish encroachments, orders Yorkshire militia not to move, 140.
king puts off Portuguese on score of, 139
-, grants Irish levies to Spain and France, 154.
memorial from city to against Strafford, 141
-, presents Strafford's attainder to king, 151.
constable of Tower takes orders from, 149
-, rejects Saville and makes Essex lieutenant of Yorkshire, 152.
king appeals to, for Strafford, 147
-, bill to prevent dissolution, 148.
king's plot against, 149, 150, 152, 153
-, report to upon, 163.
search for Jermyn's papers, 150
-, detains and opens letters, 152, 153, 172
-, apology to Montereul, 152.
king agrees to bill against dissolution, 150
-, king accepts demands, 151
-, consequences, 152.
measures to secure Portsmouth, 150, 152
-, fleet to be under direction, 153.
queen mother asks guard from, 151
-, she is apprised of intentions, 154
-, informed of reasons for her staying, 176.
votes two subsidies with control, 153
-, measures to raise money, 164.
negotiations with Scottish commissioners, 153, 171
-, suspicion of king's journey to Scotland, 171.
king tries to win by appointing Puritans, 154
-, approves Hertford as prince's tutor, 172.
people petition against bishops, 154
-, question of exclusion of bishops strengthens king's party in, 161
-, and divides two Houses, 164.
Cardenas desires to protect Catholics, 161
-, prescribes oath of supremacy for Catholics, 165.
expected attack on queen, 163, 166
-, king wants to take holiday, 167.
memorial of Levant Co. to upon currants, 168, 172, 185
-, appoints commissioners upon, 173.
dread of army, 171
-, Holland reports to, on disbanding, 183, and Scots, 184, 205, 210.
series of measures against Catholics, 174
-, conference between two houses on, 176.
Rossetti summoned before, 175
-, attack on Cottington, 177.
La Ferte expected to restrain, 175
-, suspicions of La Fert, 176.
fears Scots may back king, 177, 179, 198, 199, 214, 215
-, uneasy about king's journey, 183
-, may stop, 187.
abolishes Star Chamber and High Commission, and limits Council of State, 178
-, king accepts and asks help for Palatine, id
-, declaration for Palatine, 182, 188, 224, 226.
grant for queen mother, 179
-, measure to disarm Catholics, 214.
Catholics petition for clemency, 179
-, attitude about Giustinian's priest, 189, 190, 191, 197, 198, 218.
Cardenas fears will stop levies, 182
-, bill against levies, 187
-, opposes levies, 194, 199, 213.
unlikely to let queen go, 183
-, measures to stop her, 186
-, queen yields to, 187, 189.
permits importation of glass, 184
-, deliberations suspended in king's absence, 194
-, ask king to appoint Viceroy, 198.
debates form of religion, 188, 215, 216.
king informs of invitation to Scotland, 193
-, efforts to stop him, 200-202.
queen's priest arrested by order of, 193n
-, steps to protect Portuguese embassy, 203.
agreement with Scots ratified, 198
-, celebrates evacuation by Scots, 215.
asks for appointment of commissioners and general pardon, 201.
sets spies on king, 202
-, Holland warns that North doubtful towards, 205
-, measures of defence, 206.
appointments of Bristol and Digby affront to, 202
-, apology to French ambassador, 214.
deputation to king in Scotland, 206, 209
-, king will not allow to treat with Scots, 213.
authoritative tone of, 209
-, proposed adjournment, 216
-, decided, 220.
losing popularity, 213, 215
-, feeling against in country, 220, 222, 226.
Holland to report to commissioners of, 222
-, considers expedition to Indies, 226, 227.
Arundel informs of queen mother's journey, 227
-, Levant Co. petitions commissioners for letters of marque against Venice, 228.
La Fert wants to make war on Austria, 229
-, reply of commissioners, 229, 230.
plot against Hamilton reported, to, 231
-, uses to discredit king, 232, 235.
troops summoned to guard, 232, 237
-, king requires to give up guard, 257.
affair of currants in, 233, 234, 238, 239.
bill against bishops in, king's message, 236
-, memorials from country to, for bishops, 242.
laws against Catholics drive Irish to rebellion, 240
-, measures to cope with rebellion, 240, 241.
Catholics to report to, 241
-, measures against Capuchins, 246.
orders princes back to Richmond, 241
-, asks Giustinian to remain in London, 252.
scant attendance in, 242
-, general dissatisfaction with, 251
-, plans to regain confidence, 262.
commits Philips to Tower, 242
-, releases him, 258.
foreign letters to be brought before, 243, 248
-, informed of opening of Venetian packet, 244
-, regrets and apology, 246, 247, 249, 257, 260.
suspected understanding with Scots against king, 245
-, city chief support against king, 261.
London memorial on abuse of privilege, 250
-, concession to, 264.
Beale discloses plot against, 251
-, divided sentiments about rioters, 272.
debate on remonstrance, 254, 258
-, commits bishops to Tower, 272, 273.
Vienna requires powers from, for Roe, 263, 266.
king orders absent members to return to, 263
-, king's speech in on military service and Ireland, 268.
consent needed for reprieve of priests, 265
-, debate in on Scottish demands for Ireland, 267.
king displeased with Fielding's conduct in, 269
-, asks for accuser of Newport, 272.
plan to restore credit, 275
-, king accused of breach of privilege, 276
-, king promises to maintain privileges, 277.
proposal to accuse queen in, 276
-, Digby and Lunsford declared traitors to, 285, 289
-, heat against Digby, 297.
adjourns to Guildhall, 277
-, enthusiasm for protection of, 280, 281.
resolves to hold sessions in city, 281.
measures to overthrow royal house, 282
-, sharp difference with king, 283
-, letter to, 284, 286
-, reply to letter, 288.
claims control of appointments, 284, 289
-, determined to carry measures without royal assent, 291.
measures to secure Hull, 284
-, arms large fleet, 289
-, control of naval and military forces, 293, 297.
city grants loan to, for Ireland, 285
-, remonstrance with Spaniards for sending supplies to Irish, 298.
Dutch propose interposition with 287
-, king informs of queen's departure, 294.
ask king to return to London, 288
-, king's reply to demands, 293.
king gives way to about bishops, 296
-, rejoiced at promised execution of recusancy laws, 297.
intends to punish Herbert as example, 298.
-, See also Commons, House of
-, Lords, House of.
-, of Ireland. See Ireland, parliament.
- of Scotland. See under Scotland.
king tries to win over influential, 26
-, reported success at Madrid, 42.
strong measures against, at dissolution, 46.
announce intention to deprive bishops of seats, 84
-, curious views about Rossetti and queen mother, 91, 92.
Scots desire to conciliate, 90
-, meaning of Scots' intrigues with, 93.
ministers unlikely to escape, 94
-, protest against moderation, 95
-, passion against Strafford, 96, 100, 125
-, measures to force king to consent to attainder, 151.
king expresses confidence in sincerity of, 98
-, do nothing without consulting Scots, 111.
excitement over attack on Heywood, 100
-, no disposition to help queen mother, 117.
examining state of religion, 102
-, divided over religion, 117, 122, 133.
suspicion of Scots among, 118, 131, 133
-, irritated by paper of Scots, 131.
king hopeful of Dutch persuasion on, 125
-, Giustinian satisfies about Rossetti, 175.
warned of plan to use foreign troops, 150
-, suspicious of army, 209
-, anxious for disbanding, 212.
Palatine urges to take up cause, 161
-, lukewarm about, 179
-, king thanks for Palatine, 182.
determination to abolish bishops, 167.
queen wishes to escape while king away, 183, 186
-, measures to stop her, 186, 187.
opposed to foreign entanglements, 188
-, careful not to advance France's fortunes, 230.
discuss means of thwarting king, 205, 215.
fears about Scots diminished, 212
-, plague persuades to adjourn, 219.
libels against, 225, 226
-, perturbed by growing hostility, 251.
suspect queen of fomenting Irish rebellion, 241
-, fear pope sending troops to Ireland, 246.
La Fert complains to, 251
-, incensed at appointment of Richmond, 261.
meeting at Guildhall, 275
-, ask justification for charges against five, 293
-, king gives way about, 294.
believe king brought to heel, 297.
Digby calls traitors, 297.
Parma, Italy :
troops collected by pope against, 246.
Patignota, merchantman :
stolen goods from sold, 48.
Pedotta, Marco Fanle :
currants laded by, at Zante, 85.
peers. See nobility.
Peers, House of. See Lords, House of.
Pelham, Sir Thomas :
quarrel of Lunsford with, 271n.
Pembroke and Montgomery, earl of. See Herbert, Philip.
Pennington, Sir John, Vice Admiral of the fleet :
colliers added to squadron of, 53.
Dunkirkers will abandon Estland before arrival, 60.
attempt to raise money on, 74
-, East India Company concedes, 76
-, sold at a loss, 84.
Pera, Vigne di, Constantinople, Turkey :
despatches dated at, 35, 115, 197.
Percy, Algernon, earl of Northumberland, lord High Admiral :
replaces Arundel as commander of army, 4
-, replaces Lindsey as governor of Berwick, 12
-, Holland replaces in army, 142.
letters quoted, 17n, 56n.
orders to send horse to Berwick, 30
-, to proceed to Berwick, 44
-, shirks taking up command, 62, 71.
commissioner to treat with Spanish ambassadors, 45n
-, commissioner to treat with Dutch, 116
-, on committee to consider Dutch proposals, 129.
produces Henry Percy's revelations of plot, 166.
on deputation to thank queen, 187
-, conference at house of, about resisting king, 215.
Percy, Henry :
flight of, 149
-, discloses particulars of army plot, 166.
-, M. di. See Noel, Jacques le
-, bishop of Angoulme.
Peterborough, bishop of. See Towers, John.
Philip II, king of Spain :
received envoys from Ireland, 129.
Philip IV, king of Spain, the Catholic, 40, 50 :
Dutch suspect English intrigues, with, 5
-, wants England to join against France, 15.
sends Velada to England, 7
-, to send count of Monterey for marriage, 24.
English naval assistance would enable to nullify French plans, 19.
serious loss through capture of Rebecca, 24
-, ship from Bermuda with money for, 30.
threatens reprisals on English, 30
-, Prince of Satriano getting ships for, 80.
offers subsidy for English help, 31
-, condition of England against realisation of plans, 36.
terms proposed to England, 43, 45
-, offers increased, 48
-, Richelieu says will get nothing from England, 77.
Charles blames Denmark for union with, 54
-, Danes want England to join alliance with, 88.
anxious for complete harmony with England, 66.
expected to recall ambassadors from England, 112
-, they achieve nothing for, 120, 125.
revolt of Portugal injures prestige, 113
-, ill state of affairs, 116.
sends Blake to Morocco, 121
-, Irish troops desired for, 131, 132.
Cardenas tries to prevent harm to, 131
-, threatened rupture with, if Portuguese received, 132.
Portuguese ask that England shall not supply, 143
-, Cardenas secures Irish for, 164.
might wish queen mother in Flanders, 161.
England asked to help recover Portugal, 176.
Charles expresses friendliness to, 199
-, promises about Palatine, 216.
plan to attack in West Indies, 226, 279, 292
-, suspected of encouraging Irish rebels, 245.
may retaliate on English baize, 235.
Philip, second son of Louis XIII :
congratulations on birth, 87.
Philip, Palatine Prince :
goes to Paris for education, 110.
Philips, Filipis, Roger :
accused of breaking rules of Sanit, 99.
Philips, Robert, confessor of Queen Henrietta Maria :
sent to Giustinian, 230
-, summoned to parliament, 241
-, sent to Tower, 242
-, charges against, 246
-, released, 258.
Thomas Baker (?) buying in Italy, 2, 3
-, representing deity, forbidden, 229.
Pierce, William, bishop of Bath and Wells :
sent to Tower, 272, 273.
Pim. See Pym.
parliament prepares squadron against, 289-291.
See also Algiers, Barbary, Tunis.
Pisani, Avogador :
complaint of Hyde against, 196.
plague, 157, 206, 213, 217, 220, 231, 255 :
at Hampton Court, and London, 65
-, spreads in London, 207, 210, 214, 223
-, causes adjournment of parliament, 219
-, affects king's movements, 229.
Plessi Bensanzon. See Duplessis Besanon.
Plymouth, co. Devon :
Malvezzi lands at, 34n
-, news from, 60
-, Portuguese ambassador at, 129, 130.
king of. See Uladislaus IV.
prince of. See John Casimir.
Pollard, Captain Hugh :
arrested for share in army plot, 166.
no ministers from to be suffered, 174.
- See Urban VIII.
Porte, Charles de la, due de la Meilleraie, marshal of France :
captures Arras, 66n.
Porte. See Turkey.
of Infant and Infanta of Spain, presented to Chevreuse, 38.
parliament orders closing of, 149n, 150.
Tromp allowed to search Dunkirkers in English, 285.
Portsmouth, Posmoud, co. Hants :
Goring sent to attend to defences, 142
-, parliament sends members to secure, 150, 152.
queen thinks of going to, 149
-, plan to hand over to French, 150
-, Jermyn sent to secure for king, 163.
Goring hurried back to, 206.
-, governor of. See Goring, George, colonel.
Portugal and Portuguese :
troops embarked for Barcelona, 51.
revolt of, 113.
efforts to get English support for, 130
-, purchase of Dutch ships for, 132.
proposals for English alliance, 143, 164, 165
-, treaty concluded with, 291.
London mob insults, 145
-, Catholics attending embassy arrested, 154.
question of treatment of ambassadors, 149.
Spaniards want English help to recover, 176.
-, king of. See John IV.
-, prince of. See Theodosius.
-, regent of. See Margaret of Savoy.
Posmond. See Portsmouth.
Posts, Master of the :
not to supply horses without licence of parliament, 150.
-, - See Witherings, Thomas.
-, -, at Dover. See Wade, William.
Prague [Czeko Slovachia] :
Rupert sets out for, 253.
petition for removal of bishops, 118
-, publish new symbol of their faith, 154.
advocate democratic government, 167.
Prideaux, John, bishop of Worcester :
king nominates, 236n.
queen promises not to protect in future, 125
-, law expelling, 134, 195.
queen mother accused of protecting, 152
-, arrest of, 154.
severity against, 189, 190.
Vane speaks against ambassadors employing English, 192
-, ambassadors rescue from pursuivants, 198
-, ambassadors not to employ English, 246.
many at Oatlands, 241
-, two accused of conspiring against parliament, 251.
seven condemned, efforts to save, 265
-, two executed, 285.
king proposes to expel, 297.
Privy Council. See Council.
Privy Seal. Lord. See Montagu, Henry, earl of Manchester.
declaring Scots rebels, 73.
ordering collection of ship money, 74.
withdrawing licences allowing popish rescuants to come to London, 95.
forbidding approach to Houses of Parliament, 154.
for Catholics to report to parliament, 241.
for observance of Anglican ritual, 263, 264.
for rioters to return home, 272.
proposed, to expel priests, 297.
severity to Catholics may bring reprisals on, 123.
- See also Church of England.
Prynne, William :
reception in London on release, 103.
chosen for parliament, 25
-, complain that Spanish money led to dissolution, 47.
Charles tries to exclude from his army, 30.
predominant party in England, 46
-, lords of party present paper to king, 76, 77.
enthusiasm for Scots, 73
-, want to use Scots against Catholics, 136.
less hostile to French than to Spaniards, 81
-, Vane belongs to party, 98
-, Williams leaning to, 101.
attack Catholics outside queen's chapel, 97.
popularity of Essex with, 102
-, Holland leader of, 142.
aim at democracy, 111, 152
-, try to introduce Calvinism, 216.
king appoints as ministers, 154
-, libels against, 236.
put up with old but object to new Catholics, 197.
Commons move against bishops, to please, 207
-, welcome orderabout liturgy, 222.
nomination of bishops blow at, 236
-, royal proclamation aimed at, 264.
resent city's reception of king, 251
-, king dislikes La Fert's relations with, 262.
connive at riot of apprentices, 271
-, parliament nominations confined to, 297.
Pym, Pim, John :
king accuses of treason, 276, 278, 279
-, attends at Guildhall, 280
-, popularity, 281.
Digby advised accusation, 285
-, king abandons charge, 294
-, Herbert censured for accusing, 298.
commissioner to examine letters, 278n.