Index: B

Pages 320-325

Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 32, 1659-1661. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.

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Badajos [Estremadura, Spain], news from, of Portuguese rejoicings, 293.

Baden, Pode [near Vienna, Austria], despatches dated at, 145, 150.

Balbases, Marquis de los. See Spinola Doria, Pablo.

Ballarino, Giovanni Battista, Venetian Secretary at the Porte, and later Grand Chancellor:
-, despatches to the Senate, 19, 32, 43, 1234, 136, 145, 154, 180, 234, 238, 250, 2567, 268, 305.
-, advised of arrival of Venetian fleet at Dardanelles, 19, 32.
-, efforts to prevent Christian ships serving Turks, 32, 154, 2501.
-, thanks Winchelsea for resisting Vizier's demands, 251; Winchelsea asks to inform Signory of his action, 252; Winchelsea apologises to for conceding ships, 305.
-, Winchelsea asks for passport for ship sent, 2512; reports demand for ships, 280; report sent to Giavarina, 290.
-, sends compliments to Bendish on leaving, 256.
-, engaged in winning confidence of Winchelsea, 256, 294; Winchelsea informs of plot against Charles, 257.
-, reply to Winchelsea's offer of mediation, 257; Winchelsea asks opinion about his dragomans, 305.

Baltic Sea, Dutch sailors unwilling to embark for, 2; Court repents sending fleet to, 12; united fleets to secure free navigation of, 49; ships arming to be sent to, 246.

Bamfield, Thomas, recorder of Exeter, delivers declaration of Devon gentry to Speaker, 112.

Barbadoes, West Indies, great fire at, 12.

Barbary, N. Africa:
-, Winchelsea demands release of English slaves in, 268.
-, two chiaus sent to, for galleys, 269.
-, corsairs, Barbareschi:
-,-, proposal to attack Provence jointly with English, 124; mission of Plymouth to renew treaty with, 222; Cromwell made advantageous treaties with, 270.
-,-, capture Rainbow, 247; let go after taking out goods, 247, 263.
-,-, take ship with wheat for Spain, 263; depredations on Dutch shipping, 267.
-,-, fleet expected to go against, 266, 278, 290, 297, 298; Giavarina stirs English against, 290.
-,-, Christian powers should unite to extirpate, 267; Riley enraged against, 281.
-,-, Vizier says out of control but promises to deal with, 268; six English ships surrender to caravels of, 309.

-, See also Algiers; Bizerta; Tripoli; Tunis.

Barbon. See Bourbon l'Archambault.

Barker, Matthew, divine, sent from London to Monk, 89.

Barkman, John, Swedish envoy in England, granted letters of marque to English captain, 34.

Barkstead, Barkster, Sir John, lieutenant of the Tower, objection to pardon for, because of cruelty, ejected, 38.

Barrow, Barrou, Col. Robert, parliament decides to cashier, 79; sent to Ireland with news of changes, 84.

Bartet, Sieur, kept in London by Mazarin, 225.

Barvich. See Berwick.

Bass island, Scotland, Monk sends imprisoned officers to, 92.

Bath, knights of the, installation of, 284.

Battaglia, Cristofolo, Proveditore of Zante:
-, despatch to the Senate, 120.
-, complains to English consul of behaviour of English squadron, 1201.

Batteville, baron de, Spanish ambassador in England, 186, 188.
-, Conflans nephew of, 167, 174.
-, money given to, for embassy, 172; coming to conclude peace, 174, 183.
-, Prince de Ligne not to leave before arrival of, 179; ambassador will be sent in response to, 217.
-, arrival may spoil Mello's hopes, 180, 194; Mello distressed by arrival, 198.
-, ships gone to S. Sebastian for, ]86, 191; delayed by bad weather, 194, 196; lands, 198.
-, reaches London but remains incognito, 201, 203, 207; providing mourning liveries, 205.
-, presented credentials privately, long private audience of king, 211; first public audience, 213.
-, reports parliament's claim to incorporate Dunkirk and Jamaica, 212; king promises shall not be incorporated, 221.
-, Giavarina pays respects to, 214; Estrades will not be outshone by, 236.
-, queen receives, 216; treating with commissioners, 221, 229; waiting for dissolution of parliament, 229.
-, blamed at Madrid for failure about Portugal, 222; urged to profit by king's good will, 238.
-, doing everything to promote king's marriage to Mancini, 223; supports empress as bride, disparages Portuguese Infanta, 229.
-, wants Charles to marry empress, reply to, 241; drops her and suggests princess of Parma, 243; sends to Madrid about, 248; labours incessantly for Parma match, 255; kept secret of to oblige Charles, 262.
-, disparages Braganza, 243; labours to thwart Mello, 246; negotiations keep whole Court agog, 258; grieved that Mello has such easy access, 259.
-, says if England closes with Portugal will incur hostility of Spain, 243, 259; says king friendly but straitened by own ministers, 247.
-, can arrive at no conclusion in negotiations, 245; complains of venality of ministers, 250; ministers alarm in order to extract money, 253.
-, efforts to separate England from Portugal, 246; money sent to to get Charles to help against Portugal, 255.
-, encourages Charles's idea of coup d' etat, 247; reports plot against king, 250.
-, duplicity of Charles with, 250; Charles asked for money, 258; reports indiscretion of English minister, 261.
-, gentleman from, at Madrid, 253; says Bristol's mission undertaken with Hyde's consent, 262.
-, does not believe in offer of mediation between Dutch and Portuguese, 259; king's promises to give orders to stop exactions of Dunkirk garrison, 306.
-, threatens war if Portugal not abandoned and Mello dismissed, 262, 271; obstructed Mello's audience, but could not promise continued success, 265.
-, Charles gave his word to, for Parma marriage, 263; ministers alarmed by, and affairs now well in train, 265.
-, Charles effects reconciliation with Hyde, 265; Mello absent from coronation because of, 286; outlay on coronation, 287.
-, pours out money on those most greedy for it, 266; money sent to, to bribe ministers, 273, 277; sends for more money, 276; efforts to upset Portuguese match, 283.
-, not sorry that fleet going to Indies, only care to prevent help for Portugal, 266; keeping silence, leaving time to work, 271; efforts to thwart Mello all in vain, 292.
-, promises bribes but does not pay so promptly as Portugal, 277; cultivates interests with those considered most difficult, chiefly Presbyterians, 289; promised to negotiate actively with money sent, 294.
-, circulates paper about Spanish offers, being annoyed about, 292; ministers perturbed by withdrawal from Court, 295; fruitless effort to induce to go to see king, 296.
-, preparing to leave, 293; will suspend departure as knows marriage work of Hyde and unpopular, 295; told that departure would displease king, 296; on the alert to discover real objects of fleet, 300.
-, presses for king's decision about his return, 299; said to have left London in disgust, 303.
-, report at Milan that Portugal marriage overthrown by, 300; at work underhand to upset Mello's negotiations, 301, 304.
-, on the watch for any advantage, 301; ordered not to leave, 304; courier sent by to Madrid not back, 306.

Bautru, Armand, comte de Nogent, M. de Noian, sent to offer condolences on death of princess of Orange, 249.

Bavaria, Maximilian Henry of, archbishop elector of Cologne, nuncio appeals to, to help emperor against Turks, 308.

Bayonne [Basses Pyrenees, France], Lockhart goes to, to confer with Mazarin, 47; Charles reports going to, as blind, 85.

Bellasis, John, lord, released by committee of safety, 90; made governor of Hull, 170.

-, Mary (ne Cromwell), lady Fauconberg, leaves London with husband, 12.

-, Thomas, lord Fauconberg, Facombrige, leaves London for country, 12; sent to London from York, placed under guard, 71.

Benavides, Don Luis de, marquis of Caracena, governor of Spanish Netherlands:
-, proclaims truce in Flanders, 23; sends father Talbot to England, 28n.
-, gives Charles pledge for king's promises, 129; no friend of Charles, 161; stopped payment of money for Charles, 163, 167.
-, signs arrangement for mutual release of prisoners, 149; to go to Ostend to negotiate armistice, 164.
-, took Scott out of hands of English, 161; will care little about complaints from England, 164; Bennet complains of behaviour, 193.
-, ordered to be open in relations with English ministers, 181; ordered to send army of Flanders to help Charles, 227; allowed forces in Flanders to go to Dunkirk, 264.
-, grants quarters in Flanders for Dunkirk garrison, 250; reports destruction of bridge by garrisson, 257; reports additions to fortifications and armaments, 264.
-, brings down troops to coast as precaution against Dunkirk, 301.
-, reports increase of Dunkirk garrison and levy of contributions, 304, 306,

Bendish, Sir Thomas, Bendis, English ambassador at Constantinople, 19.
-, Ballarino cultivates, his assurances about preventing English ships serving Turks, 32; appreciates concession allowing English ships to enter, 41; measures to prevent ships serving Turks, 154.
-, talk of recalling, 38; nothing more said about, 69.
-, discounts effects of FrancoSpanish peace, 47; supports Sta. Maria against French ambassador and defeats him, 124.
-, cultivates Grand Vizier, 47; extraordinary prestige with Turks, 123; Vizier very friendly with, 136.
-, monopoly of steel and tin secured in name of, 123. reported negotiating alliance with Turks, 1234, 136, 145, 192; cultivating more intimate relations with Turks, 154.
-, thirsts for absolute control of Levant trade, 154; remonstrates about imprisonment of French ambassador, 234.
-, says unwise for Sultan to keep enemies in country, 154; admission about negotiations for alliance, 1801.
-, king decides to recall, 168, 180; Company does not wish to change, 171; asks king to retain, 180.
-, informs Ballarino of restoration, 180; speaks of insatiable ambition of Vizier, 181.
-, reference to negotiations for alliance, 185; would pay with his head, if true, 192.
-, fears punishment on returning home, 234, 256; about to depart, 238.
-, promises to report excellent relations with Ballarino, 238; Ballarino pays respects to, at departure, 256.
-, to return in Plymouth, 251, 256; sails from Constantinople, will touch at Zante, 278; at Leghorn, 298.
-, Winchelsea asks for dragoman who accompanied, 305.

Bennet, Benet, Sir Henry, English resident in Spain:
-, goes with letter of Charles to Burgos, 139; suggests king's sister as wife for emperor, 150; de Haro treating secretly with, 175.
-, reaches Madrid with friendly letters from Charles, 172; accredited as resident, 178; exceptional honours at first audience, 181.
-, long interviews with Haro, 178; makes no difficulty about restoration of Dunkirk and Jamaica, 181; suggests renewing peace of 1656, 186.
-, Montersarchio made to disgorge, to please, 190; defends king for receiving Mello, 193.
-, complains of behaviour of Cardenas and Caracena, 193; opens out to Haro's secretary on behaviour of Spaniards, 2278.
-, Haro complains to of ingratitude of Charles, 227; confidential relations resumed with, 8 horses sent to, 236.
-, said that in London only cared about gold, 227; returning to London, 237.
-, claims expenses in connection with Levant Co. ships, 258n.
-, takes leave of Court, 258; delayed for despatches, 261; leaves Madrid, 274; arrives in London, 289.
-, promises king's unchanging friendship, 265; very intimate negotiations with, 273.
-, rendered obedient to Spanish gold, 273; pension increased, 274; received usual present and substantial help, 289.

Benvenuta, English ship, requisitioned by Turks to take guns to Calamota, 305.

Berkeley, George, lord, went after Charles towards Spain, 85.

Berkshire, earl of. See Howard, Thomas.

Bernardi, Francesco, resident of Genoa in England:
-, unable to obtain audience, 5; credentials taken to parliament, and refused, 71.
-, Lenthall gets to describe constitution of Genoa, 70.
-, reported that ambassador would be received as desired, 276, 278.

Berry, Bery, Colonel James, signs notification to foreign ministers, 22; parliament decides to cashier, 79; ordered to country house, to stay there, 110.

Berwick on Tweed, Barvich, Monk secures, 86, 89.

Beuningen, Beuning, Conrad van, Dutch ambassador in France, Grimani to cultivate best relations with, 285,

Beverwaart,.Heer van, Dutch ambassador extraordinary to England:
-, expected, 207; arrived but remains incognito, 213.
-, public entry and first audience, 217; private audience, 218; offers present, 219; waiting for parliament to dissolve, 229; can arrive at no conclusion, 245; complains of delays, 274.
-, Charles informs of intention to offer mediation with Portugal, 258; sends word to colleagues in Spain of Portugal match, 2934.
-, absent from coronation because of Brandenburg, 286; congratulates king on marriage, 297.

Bielke, Bielche, Stenon, Swedish ambassador to Denmark, efforts to obtain release of, 82.

Biscayans, claim for restitution of ships captured by, 257.

bishops, expected revival of, 176; king appointing new and confirming old, 201, 214; five consecrated in Abbey, 214.

Bizerta, Biserta [Tunis, N. Africa], Vizier promises to force captains from to satisfy England, 268.

-, See also Barbary.

Blague, Blake, Colonel, captured and sent to Tower, 53.

Blake, Capt. Robert, in command in Mediterranean, 169n; with squadron at Algiers, returns to Cadiz, 202.

Blum, il Plum, Heinrich Julius, minister of the elector of Mainz, mission to Spain, 10.

boatmen. See watermen.

-, of Venice. See gondoliers.

Boekem, Martin, envoy of the Hanse Towns, recently arrived, 36.

Bohemia, queen of. See Elizabeth, princess Palatine.

Bokenham, Anthony, ex-consul at Smyrna, leaves Constantinople with Bendish, 298.

Boloy. See Boulay.

books. See Long Parliament Revived.

Boone, Thomas, commissioner to the Sound:
-, appointed, 35n.
-, negotiations, etc. See under commissioners for the Sound.

Booth, Sir George:
-, leader of revolt in Cheshire, 56; proclaimed a traitor, 59; rising referred to, 108.
-, bribes parliament troops to desert, 56; letter demanding free parliament, 58.
-, issue of fight with Lambert awaited, 59; captured and sent to London, 62.
-, depositions of, will hide nothing, 62, 65; much learned from, confession may save life, 68.
-, sequestration of goods ordered, 120; released and sequestration stopped, 122.

Borburgh. See Bourbourg.

Bordeaux [Gironde, France]:
-, despatches dated at, 59, 68, 163.
-, Venetian despatches went via, 69.
-, Culpeper and Berkeley went after king to, 85n.

Bordeaux Neufville, Bordeos, Antoine de, French ambassador in England:
-, declines to help Polish ambassador about priest, 26; expecting new credentials, 31; delays presenting them, 36, 39; audience arranged for, demurs on question of punctilio, 41.
-, waiting to see if king will return, 39: says nothing more about audience, 46, 54; has fresh letters of credence, but postpones audience, 61; has audience, 64.
-, has audience, tells of Charles's journey to Spain, 77; informs parliament of peace between crowns and celebrates it, 130.
-, astonishment at reserve over Charles's proclamation, 146; talk of removing from London, 158; intention to remove but overlooked, 163.
-, French indignation at treatment of, 1623, 1734; Charles refuses to receive, 165, 169; French king displeased with,169.
-, indiscreet behaviour of, 165; dealings with malcontents disclosed to Charles, 167.
-, packing things to leave, 169; leaves for Paris, 171.
-, horses seized and steward arrested for debts, 169; treatment of justified, 173; de Haro speaks about, 175; Giavarina to watch decisions taken about, 176, 179, 188.
-, Crofts explains objection to, Louis satisfied, 178, 183.

Boreel, William, Dutch ambassador in France, 302.

Boulay, Boloy, chevalier du, mission on behalf of knights of Malta, 272.

Boulogne [Pas de Calais, France], Charles reported to have sailed from, 67.

Bourbon l'Archambault, Barbon [Allier, France], Queen Henrietta taking waters at, 164.

Bourbon Cond, Louis II de, Prince of Cond, the prince, inclined to join forces with Charles who offers Ireland to, 23; Lockhart complains of intention to join Charles, 47.

Bourbourg, Borburgh [Nord, France], Dunkirk garrison exacts contributions from, 299.

Boyle, Roger, lord Broghil, (?) revealed plot of officers to Richard, 18.

Boys, Sir John, and father, arrested for preparing petition, 114.

Bracamonte, Gaspard de, count of Pearanda, viceroy of Naples, urged to have troops ready against Portuguese, 261.

Bradshaw, Brascio, Porasio, John:
-, excepted in general pardon, 51; charge of treason preparing against, 148.
-, death of, 90; body disinterred and hanged at Tyburn, 226, 246.

Braganza, duke of. See Alfonso VI, king of Portugal.

Brandenburg [German Empire], suggestion of princess of, for Charles, 177, 180.

-, chancellor of. See Weiman, Daniel.

-, elector of, margrave of. See Frederick William.

Brascio. See Bradshaw.

Brazil, S. America, Telles in Holland to make settlement about, 32; Portugal offers trade facilities with, 152; extensive dowry in offered with Infanta, 194; English claim part of, for Infanta's dowry, 254.

Breda [Prov. N. Brabant, Netherlands], 163.
-, Charles at, with sister, 141; parliament will send reply to king at, 142; king's declaration dated at, 144; Grenville returns to king at, 147; no Venetian to compliment king at, 154.
-, Charles invited to leave for Hague, 149; Morland sees king at, 151n; Henry Howard at, 155.

Bremen [German Empire], letters of credence from, 36n.

Bretton, Spencer, English consul at Smyrna, death reported, successor chosen, 5.

Brienne, comte de. See Lomenie, Henri Auguste de.

Brignoli, Giovanni Carlo, chosen ambassador of Genoa to England, 276; assurances as to treatmentof,278; attitude of Giavarina to, 290.

Bristol, co. Gloucester, reported surprise by royalists, 51; royalists unable to do anything at, 53; said to have declared for king, 67.

-, earl of. See Digby, George. Bristol, state ship, put in commission, 31n.

Brittany, France, la Meilleraie too powerful in, to offend, 2.

broadsheets. See libels.

Broghil. See Boyle, Roger.

Bromhall, Brumhal, Andrew, claim on caisse of Zante and Cephalonia, 185.

Brown, Brun, Maj. Gen. Richard, called upon to surrender or declared traitor, 69.

-, -, lord mayor of London, energy in putting down sectaries, 239.

-, Sir Richard, clerk to the Council, speaks to Giavarina on behalf of Galilee, 184.

Brusa, Bursia [Asia Minor, Turkish Empire], Draperis sent to, 43.

Brussels [Prov. Brabant Belgium], 141, 164.
-, news from, 67.
-, person sent from to treat of peace, 28, 31; Charles proceeded to from Paris, 95; Charles reported under guard at, 127.
-, Jermyn returns to with assurances from French court, 129; Cardenas at, 162.
-, Dutch send commissioners to Charles at, 129; Collalto dies at, 275.
-, affair of regicide Scott at, 161; Scott delivered to de Vic at, 193.
-, Prince de Ligne returns to, 207; Bristol at, 259; messenger sent to prevent him leaving, 263; Bristol left before arrival, 266, 274.

Buckingham, duke of. See Villiers, George.

Burgos, Spain, Bennet goes with letter of Charles to, 139.

Burgundy, France, princess of Nassau has revenues in, 283.

Bursia. See Brusa.

Butler, James, marquis of Ormond:
-, accompanied Charles to Spain, 75; in great authority, 170.
-, act to restore to lands and possessions in Ireland, 183; incites Bennet to make a fuss about Cardenas and Caracena, 193; Giavarina pays respects to, 194.
-, supposed to have been squared by Braganza, 222; selected to go to fetch queen, but backs out, 297.