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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Sackville, Edward, earl of Dorset, 2 :
on committee to consider Dutch proposals, 129.
Sagredo, Niccolo, Venetian Ambassador in Spain :
despatch to the Senate, 221.
St. Asaph, bishop of. See Owen, John.
St. Germain en Laye [Seine et Oise, France] :
king at, 13.
letters of credence dated at, 87, 112n
-, despatch dated at, 90.
St. Omer [Pas de Calais, France] :
fear that French may take, 66.
St. Ravy, M. de :
sent with congratulations on birth of Prince Henry, 87.
-, Sir William de :
sent with congratulations on birth of Prince Philip, 87n.
Salee [Morocco] :
Rainsborough's expedition against, 63n.
Salisbury, co. Wilts :
Dom Almada stayed at, 132.
see of, king nominates bishop for, 236n.
-, bishop of. See Duppa, Brian.
-, earl of. See Cecil, William.
abundant in Ireland, 298.
Salvetti, Amerigo, resident of Tuscany in England :
abstains from visiting Portuguese ambassadors, 140
-, employs English chaplain, 189.
Saminati, Signor, 157.
San Giorgio, duke of :
slain at Barcelona, 121.
S. Giovanni di Patino, ship of, 37.
San Lucar [Seville, Spain] :
money sent from, to Cardinal Infant, 32.
Satriano, prince of :
orders purchase of armed ships, 80.
Saul, Goddard, English merchant :
petition to export oil, 58.
Savigni. See Bouthillier, Leon, count of Chavigny.
Sav'le, Thomas, viscount, Lord Clavel :
admitted to Council, 128
-, made lord lieutenant of Yorkshire, 152.
Savoy, duchess of. See Christina of Bourbon.
duke of. See Charles Emanuel II.
princes of, desire for peace with duchess, 14, 18, 24
-, ready for alliance with England, 18.
-, See Margaret of Savoy, Tomaso.
Saxe Weimar, duke Bernard of, duke of Weimar, army of :
quarrels among leaders, hope of Palatine getting command, 8
-, Palatine denies intention to take command, 10, 14
-, explains journey to, 32
-, France prepared to give Palatine command, 42.
Say and Sele, lord. See Fiennes, William.
Scevrosa. See Lorraine, Claude de, duke of Chevreuse.
Sciatu. See Chatou.
Scot, Captain Thomas, master of the Diligence, 144n.
Scotland and Scots, 226, 241, 247, 251, 272 :
prowess of in Dutch army, 46
-, liturgy sent to, 103.
French suspicious of preparations against, 2, 13
-, Charles can always make peace with, 6, 17.
negotiations with, at standstill, 4
-, decide to call new Assembly, 8.
military preparations, 4, 12, 27, 33, 38
-, attack on Edinburgh castle, 44, 46, 48.
Irish antipathetic to, 4, 21
-, men who served against rejected for parliament, 25.
Dutch take heart from diversion caused by, 9
-, king accuses Dutch of sending supplies to, 17.
accept securities for commissioners, 15
-, affairs seem more smiling, 19.
Charles believes arming will render submissive, 16
-, likely to appeal to force, 21.
belief that rebellion fomented by France, 29
-, alleged appeal for French help, 38, 44.
Aerssens hints king ready for accommodation with, 31.
Spanish offers of help against, 31, 32
-, trouble with upsets Spanish hopes of alliance, 51.
English activities stir to more warlike measures, 35
-, fear of invasion by, 41.
Ireland votes subsidies to reduce, 35
-, Irish army to invade, 37, 46
-, Irish troops against will not disband, 108.
king appeals to parliament for help against, 37
-, people unwilling to bear arms against, 46.
entrench on Tweed, 44.
French would like to see troubles increase, 44
-, French suspected of encouraging, 66.
king means to raise money for war with, by force, 48
-, ardour against cooled by reluctance of English to fight, 49, 74
-, English troops refuse to fight, 61, 80.
queen urges king to reduce by force, 52
-, measures for offensive against, 59
-, may be abandoned for year, 62.
confidence of, though harassed by fleet, 52
-, besiege Edinburgh castle, 59
-, take it, 87.
Loudoun goes to urge peace on, 55
-, publish book against Laud and Strafford, 62
-, threaten Strafford, 73.
king going to fight in, 60.
bold demands of king, 64
-, invade England, manifesto in Northumberland, 70.
hopes from differences among, 65
-, benefit of parliament to, 73.
fleet sent to create diversion in, 71
-, Richelieu denies wish to encourage, 81.
uncertainty about designs on Newcastle, 72
-, king promises satisfaction to, 79.
king proclaims rebels, 73
-, strong feeling in England, for, 75, 80.
petition of lords conspires with designs of, 77, 79.
maitre de cuisine threatens to kill prince, 80.
demands sent to London Council, 84
-, money demands of, 89, 91.
Danes offer to mediate peace with, 85, 88
-, and offer help against, 88.
overtures for peace, 86
-, appoint meeting at Ripon, 87
-, demands of king, 89, 90
-, king bears with, 90.
Charles asks Dutch not to send supplies to, 90
-, Orange marriage to deprive of Dutch support, 107.
Armistice arranged with, 92
-, perfecting fortifications of Newcastle, 96.
Charles appeals to parliament against, 94
-, king apologises for calling rebels, 95.
committee on breach of peace with, 98
-, king hopes to separate from English, 102
-, London follows example, 108.
Dutch offer mediation or help against, 109.
subsidies earmarked for payment to, 112
-, exorbitant demands, 117, 118
-, settled, 123.
armistice with extended for month, 113
-, English party supporting, 138.
strengthen footing in England, 113, 118
-, suspicions of designs, 131, 133, 136, 161.
proposed Dutch mediation with, 116, 117
-, news from makes Dutch hesitate about alliance, 253.
Portuguese want to engage officers, 137.
king contemplates fresh effort against, 145
-, king's journey to, 153, 171, 174, 177, 183, 189, 198, 207
-, king's intrigues in, 166
-, discovered, 167.
truce with prolonged, 161, 164
-, peace with ratified, 198.
parliament fears may support king, 177, 179, 183, 193, 194, 205, 214, 215
-, less eager for king, 187
-, invitation to king, 193.
support for Palatine, 182, 183
-, appeal for, 213
-, promised, 216, 223.
desire for good understanding with crown, 198
-, suspected of aiming at private advantage, suggested stoppage of payment to, 201.
king announces intention of going to, 200
-, cordial reception in, 205
-, but intentions doubtful, 208, 209.
propaganda in England against, 206
-, fears of diminish, 212.
king tries to win popularity in, 208, 215
-, king persuaded will not back English malcontents, 223.
parliament commissioners to treat with, 220
-, parliamentarians accused of conspiring with, 225.
demands of king about appointments, 221
-, king allows to share in, 225.
hope fades of using to tame English, 229
-, parliament feels lack of support, 257.
painting and sculpture prohibited in, 229.
report from, of Hamilton plot, 231, 232, 235
-, parliament has printed, 232.
fear of civil war in less, 242
-, keep king guarded, understanding with English parliament, 245.
offer troops for Ireland, 250
-, offer accepted, with misgivings, 265, 267.
residents in Ireland slain 255
-, troops sent to Ireland, 285
-, cut to pieces, 298.
deputation from about Palatine, 258.
strife breaks out again in, 298.
-, army. See army, Scottish.
-, Assembly of :
parliament confirms decrees, 53.
commissioners of, to England :
-, Charles makes, difficulties about receiving, 17, 20, 21.
treat with ministers privately, 20.
see king privately and trounced, 23
-, king hears and questions, delay in reply, 26.
secret conferences with king, 27
-, treat slowly waiting for issue of parliament, 30, 33.
negotiations at standstill, 37
-, arrested, 38.
commissioners to parliament, 96 :
-, safe conducts for, 94
-, welcome in London, 97
-, king's reception of, 99.
will only treat with parliament, 100
-, demands, 101, 102, 127
-, king's reply to, 102.
insist on full demands, 104
-, bring fresh charges against Laud, 111.
propose perpetual alliance, 105, 127
-, will not separate interests from England, 111.
labour to show reasonableness of money claim, 118
-, accept amount offered, 125.
complain of not being paid, demand punishment of Wentworth, 129
-, irritation at paper published by, king admonishes, 131.
draw up 28 articles, demands, 133
-, no decision about, 136
-, terms for evacuating England, 138.
negotiations with for alliance, 153.
discover king's negotiations with Montrose, 167
-, parliament sends spies to watch, 202.
reported settlement with, 171
-, take terms to Edinburgh for approval, 179.
asked to agree to delay of king's start, 200.
king informs of intention to go to Scotland, protest devotion, 201
-, announce intention of restoring royal authority, 202, 205.
frequent conferences with, 206
-, assurances about withdrawal of army, 208.
terms for troops going to Ireland, 267, 273
-, support parliament's demand to control appointments, 289.
La Fert treats with for levy, 292
-, strange conditions for levy, 295.
levies. See levies, Scottish.
king wants postponed, 52
-, meets and confirms decrees of Assembly, 53.
Scots at Ripon claim to represent, 89
-, king asked to confirm decrees, 101.
king going to re-open, 153
-, sends to postpone, 177
-, to be resumed, 183.
proposal to send deputies to, 206, 209
-, deputies denied communication with, 213.
hope of advantage from, 208
-, issue eagerly awaited, 213
-, king's sanguine view of, 220.
ask for disbanding of English army, 215
-, decree in favour of Catholics, 223.
declaration in favour of Palatine, 224, 263.
king detained by business in, 225
-, all officials made dependent on, 229, 284.
offer to Montrose and partisans, 229.
Hamilton informs of plot against life, 232
-, king accuses Hamilton in, 235
-, Hamilton and Argyle summoned by, 242.
Roe asked for powers from, 263.
representing diety, banned in Scotland, 229.
Se, lord. See Fiennes, William, viscount Say and Sele.
seal of, England :
Talbot complains of forgery of, 67
-, Senate refuses to take action, 67-69
-, description of, 69.
Seaton, Charles, earl of Dunfermline, Scottish commissioner to England :
-, arrested, 38
-, committed to sheriffs of London. 38n
-, released by Strafford's advice, 41.
king sends to Scotland for fresh overtures, 52
-, reports bold action of Scots, 53
-, Scottish commissioner to parliament, 93.
Secretaries. See under ambassadors.
Secretary of State
-, England. See Coke, Sir John
-, Nicholas, Sir Edward
-, Vane, Sir Henry
-, Windebank, Sir Francis.
France. See Bouthillier, Leon, count of Chavigny.
multiplication of, 178, 188.
Sedan [Ardennes, France] :
fear of queen mother taking refuge at, 175, 176, 177, 189.
Seth. See Devereux, Robert, earl of Essex.
Sevrosa. See Lorriane, Claude de, duke of Chevreuse.
Seymour, William, earl of Hertford, Marquis of Erfort :
sent to king about parliament bill, 126
-, admitted to Council, 128.
appointed tutor to prince, 172
-, not to allow princes to go to mother, 241.
sent to apologise for opening of letters, 246.
Seymour, Francis, lord :
deputation to queen, 285.
power to summon parliament, 122.
ship money :
principal question for Commons, king promises to suspend, 40
-, king orders collection, 74.
many wrecked on English coast, 8.
with money from Calais, 20.
depredations of Barbary pirates on, 24
-, merchants arm against pirates, 172.
colliers seized for fleet in Thames, 53.
four rich, from Indies, 54.
captured from Scots guarded at Newcastle, 72
-, to be restored, 91.
sent for garrisons and stores of Carlisle and Berwick, 215, 222.
proposed to fit out squadron against Indies, 279.
-, Dutch :
captured by Dunkirk fleet, 24.
-, English :
Spaniards want to engage twenty, 5, 7
-, Spaniards offer freedom in Indies to, 43.
Charles accuses Dutch of molesting, 17.
captured by Barbary pirates on way to Virginia, 18.
Savoy wishes to attract to Villefranche, 24.
buying stolen goods, 27
-, at Constantinople with forbidden cloth, 115.
take Spanish troops at Lisbon, for Barcelona, 51.
promised by England to Denmark, 51
-, Prince of Satriano tries to buy, 80.
Barbary pirates attack in Channel, 55
-, Dutch admiral rescues from Barbary pirates, 63.
complain of ill treatment at Venice, 101.
captured by French in Mediterranean, 101, 144
-, restitution promised, 110
-, released, 144n.
Portuguese want to prevent Spain hiring, 143
-, squadron to secure navigation in Mediterranean, 289.
-, the king's. See navy, the royal.
-, names of. See Bonaventure
-, Fleur d' Or
-, Jean Barberie
-, Royal Merchant.
Sidney, Robert, earl of Leicester, Lester :
English ambassador in France :
efforts for release of Prince Palatine, 1, 10, 18
-, Richelieu asks Correr to approach about, 6
-, Correr reports interview with, 9, 13
-, thanks Correr for help, 18.
promise required of, for Palatine, 14
-, Palatine stays in house of, 29
-, disapproves terms of release, 34.
talk of recall, 20
-, asks leave to return, 33
-, threat to recall, 92.
talk of appointment in army, 20
-, leaves suddenly without seeing king, 146
-, causes umbrage, 147.
fresh instructions to about Palatine, 41
-, speaks of ill feeling about Palatine affair, 49.
speaks to Louis about Scots rebels' appeal for help, 44.
letter to, 55n.
speaks about sending ambassador, 90
-, speaks of negotiations with Brandenburg and Denmark, 116.
Richelieu promises release of ships to, 101
-, and goods also, 110.
Windebank sees incog., 110.
complains of settlement of Cesy's debts, 135
-, taking leave, 184
-, back in England, 230.
made viceroy of Ireland, 154, 240.
silk, 279, 283 :
from mint proposal to coin, 58
-, objections to, 59.
Tromp lying in wait for Spanish ships with, 92.
Simens, Simons. See Symonds.
Simes, Sines. See Symes.
Simons. See Tynemouth.
Skinner, Robert :
made bishop of Oxford, 236n
-, committed to Tower, 272, 273.
small pox :
Giustinian's son dies of, 99.
Smith, , Scottish commissioner to parliament, 93.
Soames, Somes, Thomas, alderman of London, Senator Son, Somso :
sent to prison, 48.
interested in Bonicelli affair, 227, 228
-, asks for letters of marque against Venice, 233, 286
-, Giustinian talks to about case, 278.
stopping currants for sole advantage of, 239.
Soissons, count of. See Bourbon, Louis de.
Sommelsdijk, lord of. See Aerssens.
Son. See Soames.
Soubise, duke of. See Rohan, Benjamin de.
Sound, the :
Danish fleet guarding, 51.
Sourdis, Henri d' Escoubleau de, archbishop of Bordeaux, French admiral :
may have to stay in Channel and give up plans in Mediterranean, 19.
business to stop Spaniards from landing, 67
-, captures English ships, 101, 110, 144.
Southampton, co. Hants :
treaty of, 122.
Spa [Prov. Lige, Belgium] :
queen talks of going to, 179, 186.
Spain and Spaniards :
province of Windebank, 17n
-, Strafford's partiality to, 96.
received ambassadors from Henry IV, 132.
Cottington accused of betraying Aerschot and Egmont to, 177.
English intrigues with against France, 2, 19
-, foment English against France, 10, 15, 21.
desire 20 English ships, 5
-, ships from with money for Flanders, 8.
proposals to England for alliance, 5, 7, 19, 24, 32, 38, 43
-, sincerity suspected, 36, 43
-, opposition to, 39, 45.
arrangements with England for reception of fleet, 9
-, Oquendo takes Flemish troops to, 18, 19.
Strafford partisan of, 12
-, Windebank also, 17, 98
-, Chevreuse at bottom of intrigues in England, 18.
heavy disbursements in Flanders, 20, 32
-, infantry pass through Downs to Flanders, 44.
Velada awaiting instructions from, 30
-, Allot to forward interests in England, 34.
offer help against Scotland, 31.
supposed alliance of Denmark with, against Dutch, 33
-, disgust at grant of grain to Holland, 37.
count English alliance as certain, 42
-, French apprehensive of intrigues in England, 44
-, need ambassador to counteract, 46.
assurances to Charles about subsidy offered, 45
-, confidence in English alliance waning, 51.
effect of Palatine's detention on negotiations with, 49
-, Heenvliet's efforts to thwart negotiations with, 50, 52.
French glad losing queen mother's support in England, 50
-, English want French minister to render jealous, 56, 66, 81.
Charles fears alliance with may offend people, 51
-, Charles turning away from, 54.
object to England getting loan from Genoese, 53
-, seizure of silver may prevent further consignments from, 59.
treaty with Dutch cuts away hopes of English ships, 54
-, Dutch might prevent treaty with England, 61.
desire for English alliance, 55, 66
-, ambassadors may return empty to, 60.
Charles sees through designs of, 62
-, employment of Cardenas shows insincerity, 65, 66.
embark troops for Milan, land at Finale, 67
-, obtain help from enemies, 80.
Puritans dislike French more than, 81.
order ambassadors to remain in England, 88
-, ambassadors want to return to, 93.
Tromp lying in wait for silver from, 92
-, cargoes on English ships, 101, 110.
party at English Court overthrown, 105
-, Dutch propose alliance against, 109, 128.
Dutch proposals disagreeable to, 113
-, Richelieu believes Anglo Dutch match concerted with, 115, 116.
desire English levies, 131, 132
-, Irish levies granted to, 154, 164, 203
-, difficulties over, 187, 207, 213, 216.
Walloon troops for, 141, 143
-, want Irish against Portugal, 214.
demands in return for restitution of Palatinate, 144, 176
-, concessions to Palatine, 185.
queen mother's hopes from, 161
-, will not receive her, 168
-, make capital of her, 203.
silver from, for Flanders, 216
-, rich cargo from lost, 227.
English unwilling to sacrifice trade with, 230
-, threats of reprisals from, 235.
Dutch looking for peace with, 230.
fears of supporting Catholics, 241
-, money of for Ireland, 246.
emperor hampered by, over Palatinate, 259
-, Roe's attitude about, 266, 270.
little to be expected from, for Palatine, 278
-, disposed to restore Lower Palatinate, 282.
parliament remonstrates about sending arms to Ireland, 298.
-, fleet of, Catholic fleet :
Charles promised to protect, 9.
taking troops from Dunkirk, 18
-, sails unopposed, 19
-, reaches Wight, captures Dutch merchantmen, 24.
Charles seems indifferent about destruction of in Downs, 31
-, defeat of in Downs, 61.
Infant of. See Balthasar
-, Ferdinand son of Philip III.
Infanta of. See Maria Theresa.
king of. See Philip II
-, Philip IV.
queen of. See Isabella of Bourbon.
Mendoza takes to Holland, 132.
lost with Royal Merchant, 227.
Spieringh, Spiringh, Peter, Swedish resident at the Hague, 138n.
Spina, Dr., deputy of Palatine at Ratisbon :
starts for Holland, 138
-, not to treat without Roe, 170
-, waiting for Danish minister, 181
-, at Vienna, 237.
Stapleton, Sir Philip :
parliament sends to king in Scotland, 206, 209.
Star Chamber :
parliament abolishes, 178.
States. See Netherlands.
Stewart, Colonel Alexander :
betrays conspiracy, 231, 232.
Stewart, John, earl of Traquair, lord high treasurer of Scotland :
back in London but done nothing, 4
-, Scots call now Assembly to answer proposals, 8
-, arrives in London with Scottish commissioners, 17.
induces Scots to accept securities for deputies, 15
-, king asks Scots to let be, 102.
Stewart, Stuart, Colonel, reclius Captain Walter :
king sends to Montrose, 167.
-, Captain William :
betrays conspiracy, 232.
Strafford, earl of. See Wentworth, Thomas.
Strait. See Gibraltar, strait of.
Strode, William :
king accuses of treason, 276, 278, 279
-, attends at Guildhall, 280
-, popularity, 281.
Digby advised charge, 285
-, king abandons charge, 294
-, Herbert censured for accusing, 298.
commissioner to examine letters, 278n.
Stuart, James, fourth duke of Lennox, duke of Lemos, Lenos, duke of Richmond, Richemont, 51, 52 :
king makes Lord Warden of Cinque Ports, 54.
accompanies king to York, 71
-, made to observe covenant, 208
-, to put Palatine's case to parliament, 213.
king makes Great Steward, 261.
Stuart, Ludovic, brother of duke of Lennox, Lemos :
queen wants pope to make cardinal, 16, 50
-, Charles approaches pope about, 52.
- See also Stewart.
Sublet, Francois, sieur de Noyers, Noiers, French secretary for war :
visits Palatine, 22.
Strafford ready to do without, 23
-, king demands of parliament at once, 40.
Scots hope parliament will not grant, 30.
Lords vote, Commons demur, 43
-, refusal leads to dissolution, 46.
Irish parliament votes four, 35.
required to support army, 86
-, Scots to be paid from, 140.
parliament votes four, controlled by own commissioners, 112.
threat to withold if Goodman not executed, 119
-, threat to withold if Strafford spared, 141.
parliament votes two, for armies, 153
Suckling, Sir John :
flight of, 149.
Suffolk, earl of. See Howard Theophilus.
Dunkirkers capture cargoes of, 96.
Suisson. See Bourbon, Louis de, count of Soissons.
Suresnes [Seine, France] :
despatches dated at, 34, 36, 42, 45, 49.
Sweden and Swedes :
negotiations with emperor, 2
-, offices at Paris on behalf of Palatine, 22, 23.
General King served with armies, 55.
Charles requires concurrence for sending to Ratisbon, 66.
Danes propose alliance to Charles against, 88
-, Bavaria to help expel, 181.
ready to co-operate with England for Palatine, 226.
chancellor of. See Oxenstierna.
queen of. See Christina.
queen mother of. See Maria Eleanor.
Switzerland and the Swiss :
Palatine's credit with, 146.
Symes, Ralph, Randol Sines, Simes, English merchant :
dealings with Benicelli, 156, 157, 255
-, dies of plague, 157 255.
Symonds, Simens, Simons, Thomas English merchant :
controls currant trade at Cephalonia, 6, 10
-, and at Zante, 10, 11.
Burdet placed under, 57n
-, not allowed to act as consul, 169
-, expulsion justified, 181.
proposed international, to form new religion, 117
-, Commons demand, to reform religion, 288.