Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 29, 1653-1654. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1929.
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Macdowell, William, resident of Charles at the Hague, tries hard for alliance between king and Dutch, 41.
Madonna della Vigna
-, Madonna delle Vigne, Dutch ship, damaged in Leghorn fight, 41
-, beached, 46.
Madrid, Spain :
despatches dated at, 1, 47, 57, 59, 63, 71, 78, 98, 115, 132, 149, 174, 179, 181, 188, 214, 216, 221, 224, 230, 233, 241, 254, 256, 266, 268, 275-6, 280.
news from, 190.
Cols. Dillon and Oluenas set out for, 131
-, O'Brien offers Venice levy at, 252.
pope's offices needed at, for peace, 176
-, interdict proclaimed in, because Spark given up, 179
-, Mazerolles at, 274.
-, Sultan of Turkey, the Grand Turk, parliament decides to send envoy and letters to, 125
-, letters sent, 137.
Majorca, Balearic Island, Spain, Blake expected at, 288.
Malaga [Prov. Malaga, Spain], ships for captured, 96.
Malamocco [Prov. Venezia, Italy] :
English ship at, 4
-, Poole sent about English ships at, 7
-, free to enter Venetian service, 50
-, ready to enter service, 56.
Longland wishes to send released sailors to ships at, 44
-, sailors going to, 50.
English ships leave for England, 86
-, English ships from at Alicante, 91
-, Paganuzzi arrives with, 113.
malignants. See royalists.
Malvezzi, Marquis Virgilio, Spanish ambassador in England, precedent quoted, 71.
Marcheville, comte de. See Gournay, Henri de.
-, English ship, brings cargo of biscuits and currants from Venice to Zante, 217
-, Proveditore has no force to deal with, 218.
mariners. See sailors.
marque, letters of, letters of reprisal :
Bordeaux complains no reason for, 18
-, granted to Plaiter for Spain, 170
-, Cromwell threatens to grant to Richaut's sons, 236.
granted by English against Spanish ships, 266
-, granted by Mazarin against English flag, 287.
-, Jean Gaspard Ferdinand, commanding in Catalonia, receives reinforcements, especially Irish, 80
-, arrives in London, 158
-, cordial reception by Cardenas, 159
-, report that agreement about to be signed in England, 241.
Marvel, Andrew, Cromwell's secretary (?) :
sees Paulucci about proposed levy of Irish, 162
-, returning to him about, 166, 170-1.
travels abroad, esteemed by Cromwell, 163
-, Paulucci advised to apply to, about business, 166.
Mary, daughter of Charles I, princess of Orange :
Gloucester thinks of living with, 38
-, receives him at Hague, 54
-, Charles goes to at Spa, 235.
insists on convocation of States General, 235.
Marzocco, Madonna delle Vigne beached near, 46.
Maserati, Count, spoken of as ambassador to England, 70.
Master of the Ceremonies. See Fleming, Sir Oliver.
-, Palatine Prince, expected in Mediterranean, 4
-, might enter Venetian service, 5
-, proposing to join Dutch fleet with squadron, 51.
Mayo, Colonel, mortally wounded in affray with Portuguese, 153.
Mazarini, Giulio, Cardinal :
cunning suspected in England, 9, 82
-, negotiating league between France, Holland and Portugal, 50
-, conferences with Boreel and flatters Dutch, 83.
thinks English enmity more dangerous than Dutch alliance useful, 83, 98.
Boreel informs of Gabbard battle, 91
-, policy over Dutch alliance, 98, 113, 128.
fears English may listen to Bordeaux deputies, 95
-, complains of English hiring ships to Spaniards, 98
-, sends Morlachs to La Fere, 151.
Boreel informs of Texel battle, 117
-, says war judgment on Dutch for Munster, 128.
aims at inducing Dutch to break with Spaniards, 128
-, letter to Fuendalsagna shown to Cromwell to expose devices, 167.
dissembles resentment at capture of French ships, 154
-, does utmost to keep on good terms with Cromwell, 159.
go between for, with Cromwell, 159
-, sends Baas to Cromwell, 171, 175.
English reprisals against ships keep apprehensive, 167.
efforts to upset Spanish alliance, 167
-, and to break off negotiations with Dutch, id.
would prefer to make peace with Spain personally rather than by Congress, 173
-, says pope's exhortations needed at Madrid for peace, 176.
becoming involved in own intrigues, 178
-, only convinces every one of his bad faith, id.
-, all energies bent against Spaniards, 213.
efforts to conciliate Cromwell, 187, 249
-, by inducing Charles to go, 187-8
-, Charles knows character of and yields, 190
-, dismisses Charles to appease Cromwell, 232.
sends back Baas to cultivate Cromwell's good will, 190, 192.
Cond assures Spain of devotion during rule of, 192
-, reassured about intentions of England and relaxes defensive measures, 213
-, informs Bordeaux of raid on Cancale, 215n.
suspected of being at bottom of plot against Cromwell, 228, 232
-, Cromwell calls a promise breaker and a rogue, 231
-, means to write to clear himself, 232.
Cromwell mistrusts and considers offers trickery, 242.
indifferent about loss of Canada, 282
-, roused to grant letters of marque against English, 287.
hopes that Cromwell will attack Spaniards in Indies, 282
-, proposals hold back English fleet, 290
-, Blake's fleet upsetting designs on Italy, 293.
-, -, secretary of. See Ondedei, Abb Zongo.
Mazerol, Mazerolles, seigneur de. See Pas, Louis de.
Meaux [Seine et Marne, France], despatches dated at, 155, 261.
-, voted for deserving naval officers, 115
-, struck, for distinguished service in Dutch war, 228.
Medici, Ferdinand II de', Grand Duke of Tuscany :
good offices asked to prevent withdrawal of English ships, 1, 4, 6, 22.
honours Vangalen, 4, 26
-, entertains officers of both nations, 13
-, expects to have to declare for Dutch, 22, 36.
makes much of Badiley, 4
-, waiting for return of courier from London, 22, 26.
demands satisfaction for Appleton's behaviour, 6
-, offended by fresh incident, 10
-, resents behaviour of both commanders, 31
-, and taking steps to get rid of them, 32.
vexed at Vangalen's seizure of English tin, 26
-, sends to him about Phnix, 28.
complains to Hague of Vangalen, orders arrest of consul, 36
-, brings Vangalen to terms, 40
-, sends medicaments to Vangalen, 44.
promises good offices to keep peace between English and Dutch in Venetian service, 66
-, efforts resisted, 69
-, Venice thanks for efforts, 71
-, regrets obstinacy of Longland, 74.
English displeased with over Leghorn battle, 70, 112, 131
-, writes to assure parliament of good will, 131.
would welcome departure of Dutch warships, 74
-, letter of congratulation to Cromwell, 196
-, presented a gracious reply to, 205
-, does not think Cromwell will break with French, 221.
English resentment against for Leghorn affair, 201, 206
-, outcry of English against for suffering, ships to be ill used, 204
-, pope expects English to take revenge on, 208.
orders arrest of Dutch consul, 204
-, Dutch remonstrate with about treatment of ships, 221.
takes steps to defend Leghorn, 221
-, recalls galleys and deprives people of Leghorn of fire-arms, 229.
uncertain about what Cromwell will do, 229
-, de Haro talks of Blake attacking, 268
-, Blake going to settle accounts with, 285.
English fleet said to be going against, 230, 246
-, uneasy about, measures taken by, 258, 268-9, 285, 290
-, not pleased at Blake's approach, 288.
Sarotti to report information of, about Blake's fleet, 273
-, uncertain as to what may happen, 291.
Salvetti promised answer to letter, 284.
-, -, secretary to. See Montemagno.
-, Prince Matthias de, bad opinion of English, 7.
Medina Celi, duke of. See Cerda, Antonio di.
Mediterranean Sea :
all English ships in to arm for war, 3
-, England needs all resources in, 11
-, reinforcements for stopped by defeat, 15.
parliament complains of French piracies in, 19
-, claims compensation, 63.
orders about English ships in, 33
-, William chartered for service in, 170.
Leghorn battle makes Dutch masters of, 44, 50
-, Dutch squadron to maintain superiority in, 53
-, report of victory in, 54.
English and Dutch out to destroy each other's trade in, 69
-, Dutch success in impressed Venice, 104.
prospect of English returning to, 75, 112
-, peace will make it easy for England to send strong fleet to, 92.
fleet strengthened by ships from, 79
-, Trenchfield brings Levant Co. squadron from, 100n.
ambassador to Porte to go with first squadron for, 125.
French capture large English ship in, 150
-, English continue depredations on French in, 228.
difficult for England to have ships in, 151
-, fleet may go to to avenge injuries in, 198
-, will not be forgotten, if hostilities continued, 201.
report that English squadron to go to, 206, 208-9, 216, 220, 230, 250
-, pope refers to, 208
-, alarm about, 220-1, 258
-, English fleet bound for, 284.
domestic troubles will prevent fleet for being large, 223
-, Badiley to command in, 231.
Dutch propose to send fleet to, to protect trade, 227
-, Blake to clear of pirates, 246.
idea that English mean to establish themselves in, 255
-, de Haro talks of Blake entering, 268.
Cromwell intends to clear of pirates, 256
-, news of Blake's arrival in, expected, 280
-, Blake reports arrival in, 281.
constant acts of hostility between English and French in, 278
-, extension of French forces will make English more anxious for supremacy in, 279
-, Blake means to advance further into, 292.
-, Dutch squadron in. See under Netherlands, fleet of.
-, English squadron in. See under Navy.
meetings, forbidden in or out of London, 135.
Meneses, Don Bernardo de, conde de Pealva, governor of San Domingo, secretly warned of impending attack, 266.
Merchant Adventurer, permit to trade to Cephalonia and Zante and proceed to London, 67.
merchants, traders :
reports of peace current among, 56
-, should not be allowed to cover enemy goods by neutral flag, 69.
ask for Concord, but refused, 159
-, charter William to lade currants, 170.
Marcheville's arrangement with, at Porte, for payment of Cesy's debts, 242n
-, of Leghorn, believe Blake at hand, 280.
-, names of. See Borghetti, Giovanni
-, Centurioni, Domenico
-, Galilee, Thomas
-, Hobson, John
-, Morrell, Hugh
-, Pichinotti, Andrea
-, Richaut, Peter
-, Ruttz, David
-, Serra, Paolo della and Co.
-, Dutch :
forbidden to deal in English goods, 27
-, lawsuit of Muscovy company with, at Venice, 29, 76, 120.
unlade ships damaged in Leghorn fight, 46
-, at Leghorn stunned by news of Gabbard battle, 97.
discontented at interruption of trade through blockade, 124
-, fears for fleet of rich merchandise, 147
-, relieved by their arrival, 149.
in Sweden, behaviour resented by Swedes, 158
-, heavy loss by storm, 176.
suspected interest in Guardian Angel, 199
-, English object to diminish immense trade, at Amsterdam, 225.
-, English :
demand for Protestant church for at Lisbon, 6
-, complain of molestation by Woolph at Venice, 11
-, impatient for decision at Venice, 76
-, suit at Venice about caviare, 88, 120, 129, 154, 177.
French royal navy took part in plundering, 19
-, goods of from Italy captured by Calais ship, 43.
at Zante, promise not to molest French ships, 27
-, at Leghorn, advised to remove goods to Elba or Genoa, 70.
demand ready money for Portuguese indemnity, 128
-, clamour for debts due by Spain, 253, 268.
expelled from Muscovy by Tsar, 148
-, claim damages for seizure of ships by Denmark, 201.
satisfaction at conclusion of Dutch peace, 202
-, arrangement with Marcheville about Cesy's debts, 242.
indemnity claimed by, sole obstacle to peace with France, 256
-, peace likely if indemnity paid to, 261.
anxious for advance of Blake's squadron, 278
-, property at Leghorn, not being withdrawn, 291.
-, Flemish, commotion in Admiralty Court about goods seized, 76.
-, French, loss through English seizure of Canada, 282.
-, Spanish :
commotion in Admiralty Court about goods seized, 76.
Paules sent to England about goods seized, 78
-, complain of concessions made by Cardenas, 94
-, Cardenas renews suit for, 131
-, badly hit by capture of St. Malo ships, 221-2.
-, Venetian, shut out of Turkish dominions, 27.
Messina [Prov. Messina, Sicily, Italy] :
Dutch enter after Spartivento battle, 26
-, the English also, 27.
Badiley expected to sail towards, 44
-, Plaiter to take prizes to, for adjudication, 170.
ship from brings news, 91
-, Henry Bonaventura cruising off, 102.
Meuse River, Dutch unlikely to concede English free trade in, 103.
Michiel, Valerio, Savio alla Mercanzia, 11.
-, Colonel John, arrival in Scotland with arms and munitions, 196
-, reported victory over Monk, 223
-, force defeated and dispersed (at Dalnaspidal), 247
-, disappears, 263.
raid of Highlanders after meeting with, 253.
Middleton, Thomas, master of Elizabeth Maria, voted gold chain for services, 3.
Milanese, Italy, the true objective of the French, 188.
military. See army.
ministers, foreign. See under ambassadors.
mohair. See goats' hair.
Molino, Francesco, doge of Venice :
letter of parliament to, 13, 157.
asked to release English ships, 14
-, Sagredo asked to back Paulucci's appeal to, 88
-, Paulucci suggests expediency of writing to Cromwell, 207.
-, , Proveditore of the Three Islands, efforts to save William from Dutch, 19-20
-, efforts appreciated, 39
-, Dutch consul broke promise to, 170.
-, , governor of the ship Orsola Bonaventura, gallantry in action at Castelli, 216.
hostility of commonwealth government to, 108, 126
-, circumstances delay projects against, 130.
chief ones anxious for good understanding with Commonwealth, 159
-, Cromwell acknowledged by, 196.
incessant efforts to raise, 25.
crowns, 14, 33, 213-4, 216, 232-3, 268.
ducats, 1, 97, 240, 248-9, 288.
francs, 210, 258.
French livres, 232.
livres Tournois, 22, 43, 76, 80, 104, 136, 159, 187, 232.
pieces of eight, 22, 146, 156, 232
- See also coinage.
Monk, Monch, George :
appointed General of the Fleet, 16n, 158.
sailors indisposed to obey, 16
-, squadron of, joins Penn's, 72.
reports victory at Texel, 110
-, not so complete as supposed, 114.
sends ships into Thames to refit, 135
-, comes to London to advise Council, 143.
encounter with mutinous sailors, 145
-, accompanied Cromwell on visit to city, 184.
sent out against wine fleet, 149
-, puts to sea to harass enemy, 152
-, off the coast with fleet, 165
-, at sea with 40 ships, 172.
to take command against rebels in Scotland, 205
-, thought to have arrived there, 208
-, reported defeat and death, 211
-, letters confirm strength of rebels and victory, 214.
proclamation on reaching Edinburgh, 219
-, reported defeat by Middleton, 223
-, has considerable force, well supplied, 239.
fails to catch raiders from Highlands, 243
-, defeats and disperses rebels (at Dalnaspidal), 247
-, success exaggerated, 253.
said to have retreated to Stirling and asked for reinforcements, 247
-, rebels surrender to, 263.
orders to reduce rebels in Highlands, 265.
Monsieur. See Gaston, duke of Orleans.
Mont St. Michel, St. Michael off Normandy [Manche, France], reported English raid on, 215.
Montagu, Mountagu, Edward, President of the Council of State, documents signed by, 157, 159.
-, Montemagni, secretary to the Grand Duke, sent to Vangalen about Phnix, 28
-, Vangalen's threats to, 36.
Moors, Plaiter has letters of marque against, 170.
Moresini, Giovanni, in England, part of foreign tour, 203.
-, Michiel, Venetian Ambassador in France, visited Queen Henrietta, 23
-, Paulucci served under, 194, 240, 249.
-, -, Proveditore General and Inquisitor of the Islands, instructions to about monopoly claimed for currant trade, 243.
Morgan, Col. Thomas, defeats Middleton at Dalnaspidal, 247n.
Morlacchia [Croatia, Yugo Slavia], 151n.
Morlachs, in France, sent to La Fere, 151.
Morosini, Pol Antonio, Savio alla Mercanzia, 11.
Morrell, Hugh, merchant, secret agent of England at Paris :
Mazarin complains to of hiring ships to Spaniards, 98
-, acts as go between for Mazarin with Cromwell, 159.
opinion about treatment of Paulucci, 159
-, no official capacity and little culture, 160.
Most Christian King. See Louis XIV, king of France.
Munster, Westphalia, German Empire, war judgment on Dutch for action at, 128.
ship from with English goods, expected at Leghorn, 13.
Tsar of, the Muscovite. See Alexius.
Muscovy Company, moves Council to interfere in lawsuit at Venice, 29.
muskets, sent from Hague to Highlanders, 149.
Musson. See Pont a Mousson.
Myngs, Christopher, captain of the Elizabeth, to take Radziciowski to France, 134n.