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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Taillefer, Henri de, seigneur de Barrire, agent of Cond in London :
expected back from Brussels, 83
-, back, Bordeaux delegates confer with, 76
-, German colonel sent to, from Cond, 94.
overwhelmed by fall of Bordeaux, remonstrates with Cardenas, 109.
suit for money taken on St. Anna, 146
-, Marsin arrives in London with, 158
-, leaves for Flanders, returning soon, 192
-, back and confers with Cardenas, 198.
told Archduke that Cromwell promised Cond secret support, 192
-, Cromwell continues to favour, 204.
reported arrangement for Irish levy, 198
-, creditors seize on news of Arras, Cardenas releases, 258.
tar, English capture cargoes of, 96.
Tara, viscount. See Preston, Thomas.
Taranto [Prov. Lecce, Italy], Tromp sighted off, 91.
-, monthly, prolonged for half year, 89
-, imposed for maintenance of fleet and army, 231.
amount trifling, 109, 112
-, people compelled to pay, 112
-, not considered safe to propose new, 133
-, people submit quietly to, 231.
pamphlets stirring people against, 141
-, murmurs at unprecedented rate of, 144
-, discontent over, 172, 286
-, because permanent and previously unknown, 196.
fresh considered, 158
-, reduction not expected with peace, 202.
Cromwell establishes new method of collecting, 234
-, Cromwell accused of imposing unbearable, 282.
parliament devoting attention to, 267
-, parliament makes efforts to reduce, 285
-, Cromwell represents need of for maintaining forces, 292.
Taylor, John, naval captain, sent for trial to London, 2.
Texel [Prov. N. Holland, Netherlands] :
fleet captures fishing boats off, 75.
proposed reprisals on, for Dover, 89
-, main body of English fleet off, 94, 103.
English obliged to abandon, 117
-, English squadron sent to cruise off, 134.
Dutch merchant fleets reach safely, 148
-, storms wreck ships at, 150, 176.
battle of :
first reports, 110
-, later news throws different light on, 114, 117
-, Boreel claims as victory, 117
-, his son more candid about, 120.
Dutch commissioners stunned by, 110-1
-, government much encouraged by, 111.
people receive news with indifference, 111
-, news makes Mazarin procrastinate, 113.
peace talk silenced by, 115
-, English hope will be helpful, 116
-, Dutch less pacific since, 125.
thanksgiving for, 117, 121.
terror caused by makes enlistment of seamen difficult, 121
-, resumption of blockade a proof of victory, 127.
Thames, River :
fleet nearly ready to leave, 2
-, English main fleet in, 5
-, surprise at long stay in, 20.
Dutch blockading, 5
-, Dutch raise blockade, 8
-, Dutch object in leaving, 12.
report of engagement at mouth of, 8
-, thirty frigates sail from, 29.
all men on, pressed for service, 29
-, 1,500 pressed on, 38
-, ships idle in for lack of hands, 52.
Evertsen sent to resume blockade, 41
-, full of ships, 103.
fleet reinforced by forty ships from, 42
-, hindered by lack of hands, 48
-, frigates leave to join fleet, 52
-, reinforcements for fleet from, 75, 79, 85.
pressing of seamen makes ships avoid, 58
-, men taken from all ships entering, 63.
colliers reach safely, 63
-, squadron despatched from, 96.
Dutch threaten to blockade, 83
-, battle begun off mouth of, 87.
prizes brought into, 91, 93, 146
-, Monk sends ships into, to refit, 135, 142.
18 men of war being built in, 103
-, fleet to leave in great force, 143
-, sailors mutiny and desert ships in, 145.
ships forbidden to leave, without permit, 115, 144
-, few ships allowed to leave, 191.
prodigy of tides in, at death of Charles I, repeated, 185.
fleet brings several prizes into, 186
-, Dutch commissioners arrive in, 191
-, Dutch ship brings part of Danish indemnity into, 247.
order to seize all ships in, fit for service, 196
-, several Dutch ships come into and are searched, 225.
-, for Gabbard victory, 89
-, for Texel victory, 117, 121.
Theodosius, prince royal of Portugal, condolences on death of, 91.
Thomson, George, committed to Tower for treason, 118.
Thurloe, John, secretary to the Council of State, Secretary of State :
Paulucci to address himself to, 11, 15
-, unwell, 129.
copy of Senate's letter given to, 243
-, the only one close to Cromwell at Paulucci's audience, 243
-, would confirm good will to Venice, 250.
Paulucci tells of proposed embassy, 249
-, Paulucci advised to see about help against Turks, 255
-, Paulucci sees about, 257.
injured in accident, 269
-, not yet recovered, 271.
the only minister acquainted with everything, 269.
seldom apart from Cromwell, 269
-, Paulucci can confer with, 271.
Paulucci approaches about reception of Genoese ambassador, 290-1.
-, Vangalen seizes quantity of English, at Leghorn, 26
-, Dutch go to Poland for, 27.
-, nominated parliament proposes to abolish, 160
-, army demand for abolition of, 289.
Toledo, cardinal archbishop of. See Sandoval Moscoso, Baltasar de.
Tomlinson, Colonel, parliament asks for inclusion in government, 101.
Toulon [Var, France] :
Vangalen enlists sailors at, 22.
privateers from capture English ships, 23
-, fleet composed mainly of privateers, 243.
Florence watching arming at, 229
-, French squadron fitting at, English ready to fight, 237
-, surprise that no Spanish force to engage, 243.
Spain relies on English to fight squadron, 243.
Tour d'Auvergne, Henri de la, Vicomte de Turenne, forces Spanish lines at Arras, 256n.
Tower, the. See under London.
Barebones parliament appoints committee for, 106.
through decline of Levant Co. cannot support ambassador, 125n
-, Levant Co. petitions for protection of, 226.
stagnation of makes city council reluctant to grant loan, 138
-, dissatisfaction with government caused by stagnation of, 142.
stoppage of caused great hardship, 144
-, discontent at lack of, 172.
provision for security and freedom of, in peace terms, 152
-, acts of Long Parliament touching remain law, 225.
agreement with Sweden upon, 223
-, Dutch approach Archduke to thwart English efforts to destroy, at Amsterdam, 225.
English proposed to go direct to Antwerp, would injure Dutch, 237.
ordinance allowing old soldiers and sailors to practise any, 264.
See also : ambergris
-, Baltic Sea
-, goats' hair
-, herring fishery
-, Levant; Levant Co.
-, Muscovy Co.
-, salt fish
traders. See merchants.
-, regret old state of affairs, 112
-, bound to billet soldiers, id.
Trancars, sieur des. See Queux, Rn de.
Transfild. See Trenchfield.
Transylvania [Rumania], Radziciowski will urge Turks to defend, 103.
Trapani, Sicily, Tromp captures English ships at, 102n.
-, high, proclamations defining, 179
-, those assisting Scottish rebels guilty of, 180.
Trenchfield, Transfild, Thomas, commodore of Levant Co. squadron :
comes into Downs with prizes, 100n.
treats with Paulucci about entering Venetian service, 247-8.
-, Trinity House, consuls chosen by, 11
-, Hobson claims to have been chosen consul by, 195.
Tripoli, N. Africa, Longland to send to, to ransom English slaves, 151.
-, Cornelis van, taking squadron to Levant, 56
-, soon returns. 59.
off Taranto, expected to avenge loss of Stella, 91
-, at Leghorn with two prizes, 102
-, recalled to Amsterdam with squadron, 105.
-, Martin van, 53.
reported victory over Blake, 7
-, conduct of battle of Portland, 37
-, claims Portland as victory, rewarded, 48
-, reinforced by de With, 148n.
bombards Dover and retires before Blake, 85
-, account of Gabbard battle, 91
-, news of defeat at Leghorn, 97.
damage to ship in Texel battle, 110
-, saved by junction with Zeeland ships, 114
-, victory claimed for, 117.
killed in battle, 117
-, death great loss to Dutch, 117-8
-, death causes dissension, dispute over succession, 124, 126
-, Opdam appointed to post, 135.
troops. See army.
Trotto, brings letters from Grand Duke, 6n.
Tunis, N. Africa :
English ships from Malamocco put in at, 86
-, pirates of take rich English ship, 206, 231
-, fleet to get indemnity from, 246, 252, 255.
Blake going to, 280
-, to settle accounts with, 285.
Bey of, king of, Cromwell will demand surrender of ships and goods from, 236.
Turenne, vicomte de. See Tour d' Auvergne, Henri de la.
Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Porte :
Paulucci to avoid subject of Radziciowski's journey to, 114.
Venice desires English help against, 136
-, parliament letters express desire to cultivate friendship, 137
-, English support for Venice desired at, 144.
Dutch wish to help Venice against, 201
-, proposal to send new minister to, 252
-, Blake to demand satisfaction of, 255.
Cromwell recognises danger, if takes Crete, 255.
-, Grand Vizier of. See Derwisch Mohammed.
-, Sultan of. See Mahomet IV.
Turkey Company. See Levant Company.
services of Middleton against, 3
-, Plaiter has letters of marque against, 170.
English captains who serve will be punished, 10
-, question of serving, 28
-, will not be permitted, 55, 71.
Venetians not allowed in dominions of, 27.
war with might induce Venice to mediate between England and Holland, 33.
nothing to be conceded to, to detriment of Venice, 55
-, Venice deserves consideration for struggle with, 77
-, Venice left alone against, 105.
England lost nearly as much as gained by trade with, 56
-, England could turn attention against when hands free, 105.
Cromwell hostile to, 77
-, English with Dutch could rid Levant of, 92.
Irish levy would make afraid of understanding between England and Venice, 85.
Radziciowski means to make diversion against, 103, 107
-, he takes presents for, 107
-, he means to incite against Poland, 147.
Venetian hopes of English help against, 152, 157
-, Cromwell's promise about, 177
-, hopes that England may attack, 209
-, hopes for English and Dutch help against after peace, 211.
opposition of Levant Co. to any action against, 209, 250, 255
-, report that fleet going against, 228.
Galilee, a slave with, 213, 234.
Paulucci settled question of English ships serving, 240.
Christian merchants at Constantinople pay Cesy's debts to, 242n.
appeal to Cromwell for help against, 244, 257
-, Viller will urge Cromwell to attack, 272.
English squadron going against pirates protected by, 250.
-, Court of pleased at Anglo-Dutch fleet, but anxious about English fleet, 213
-, Court keeping close watch on Genoese, Toulon and Cromwell, 229.
-, Grand Duke of. See Medici, Ferdinand II de'.
Tynemouth, co. Northumberland, colliers sail from, 60n.