Index: F

Pages 328-338

Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 34, 1664-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1933.

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Fabrici, Senator, censors news sheets at Florence, 209.

Falcombrige. See Bellasis, Thomas, lord Faucomberg.

fanatics, meetings continue, directed against episcopacy, 2.

Fanshaw, Fanschau, Franco, Anne lady, 270.
-, suspicion over courier sent by, 259.
-, present of money to, 259; of high intelligence and able to dissimulate, 260.
-, takes leave of queen, father desires return, 291; no sign of travelling, 297.

-, Sir Richard, English ambassador in Spain:

served Bristol as secretary, 3.

great rejoicings over arrival, 3; demonstrations for, on journey, 8; exceptional attentions to, 14.

went to Lisbon first, 3; likely to obtain truce for Portuguese, 8; encourages negotiations for peace with Portugal, 69.

raised to Privy Council to render fit for employment, 3; claims fresh declaration of status, 12.

difficulty of finding house for, 8; wants house of Venetian ambassador, 19; Medina committed to, about, 22; annoyed by talk about, 24.

likely to be put off with fair words, 8; Medina goes to confer with, 14.

French suspect that treating for alliance, 15; reported leaving for London, 17.

expected at Madrid soon, 19; arrives in Madrid, 23; first audience, 25.

Venice eager to hear about negotiations, 22; to have best relations with Zorzi, 50.

Cornaro sends to greet, 23; will not visit Zorzi, Senate's concern about, 33, 40, 53, 78.

exchanges courtesies with Zorzi, 38; Zorzi commended about, 50; will be instructed to have best relations with Zorzi, 60.

secret transactions with Medina, 53; precautions of, for secrecy, 535; complete confidence with Medina, 80.

requires quid pro quo for English help, 54; complains of lengthy formalities, presses for decision, 60.

talks of approaching departure, 60; dresses servants in Spanish style, 70; Zorzi to discover reasons for departure, 77.

encourages negotiations for peace, 69; rough manner of treating, 69, 70; strictures on Spanish policy, 79.

representations to, about stopping ships, 74; to direct Allen to go against Ruyter, 74; consul released at request of, 128.

meets Dutch ambassador more like ally, 76; spoken to about French buying Tangier, 81.

talk of departure revived, 79; Philip wants his ambassador to be in London before leaves, 81; French waiting for departure from Madrid, 83.

proposed representations to, about capture of Ostender, 94; favours Medina about ransom of son, regrets that does not help offices, 94; complains of French letting Dutch ships leave port under his flag, 135.

Spanish concern to keep well disposed, 117; people dislike mission of, 159.

asks for exclusion of Dutch ships when English in ports, 154; informs Medina of victory, but makes no celebrations, 159.

asks for facilities to be given to English ships, 154; Spanish ministers urge peace with Dutch on, 159.

mild complaint made to, of reception of booty from corsairs at Tangier, 192.

lackeys arrested, disturbance with household, 214; differences with settled, no longer talks of leaving, 220; affair not settled, awaiting instructions, 229.

frequent meetings with Medina resumed, 223; will only negotiate with him, 238.

Spaniards consent to negotiating truce, promises of, 237; enthusiastic about business starting directly, 238; reasons for confidence, 241; becoming lukewarm in face of popular hostility, 242.

going chiefly in interests of England, 241; decides to start at once on hearing decision of junta, 243.

people do not approve of matter being entrusted to, 242; popular demonstration against, at departure, 245.

has long audience of queen before leaving, 245; Medina writes to of king's regard, 256.

no one commends trusting matter of such importance to, 245; minister expects worst mischief from, 256.

Embrun says ministers find neither sincerity nor ability in, 245; great curiosity at Madrid about, 259.

dissatisfaction with, likely to be superseded, 246; more greedy of gold than punctilious, 256.

invited to Salvaterra for conference, 256; thought to have gone to Lisbon, 264.

ample powers granted to and abundant remittances sent, 259; Spaniards blame for remissness, 264; confirms breaking off of negotiations, 270.

suspected secret understanding with Medina, 264; Medina blamed for trusting too much, 270; harmony with Medina changed to aversion, 279.

informed of French declaration of war, 264; back at Madrid, goes to see queen, 270.

Southwell travelled with, 270; audience for, but will only go with Southwell, 275; goes first, 278.

relations with other ambassadors, 272; depressed and resentful, 279.

remonstrates about incident at Alicante, 272.

reports French offers to Portuguese, 276; Medina blames for failure of negotiations, 282; blames French for failure, 289.

has audience of queen, leaves papers and justification, 279; Spanish ministers accuse of behaving shamefully, 281; proposed to send to England to demand fulfilment of promises of, 282; Spanish disapproval of, 2956.

precedent of, followed for reception of Sandwich, 283; Southwell lodged at house of, 296.

Southwell presented same points as, 286; account of negotiations in Portugal, 2889, 295; asked audience to communicate information, 289.

saw king before leaving, 288; received rich present, 289.

expected to leave if wife goes but no arrangements for departure, 291; will not see queen before proceedings approved or censured, 295.

Molina spoke to Charles about unlucky mission of, 293; defends action, 296.

Southwell went to Medina with, 296; no sign of any journey by, 297.

Fanti, Fantin [W. Africa], king of, attacked Fort Cormantine at Dutch instigation, 37, 40; driven off with loss, 42.

Faroe, Ferro, Islands [N. Atlantic], 196.

fast, proclaimed for blessing on fleets, 96; observed, 106.

Faucomberg, lord. See Bellasis, Thomas.

Fenice. See Phnix.

Finch, Heneage, second earl of Winchelsea, English ambassador at the Porte:
-, letters to Ballarino, 36, 39, 117.
-, letters of Ballarino to, 36, 38.
-, staying at Villa, pleading indisposition, 4; asked Ballarino to employ younger Piron, 40.
-, has news of seizure of Batchelor, 4; will demand compensation, 5; informed of release of goods of, 27.
-, profits by trade in steel, tin and lead, 5; magnificent style of living, 64; in indifferent health, 117.
-, Ballarino to conciliate good will of, 9, 36; recommends Rycaut to Ballarino, 117.
-, summoned to Adrianople, probably about peace, 20; kept at a distance, 64.
-, efforts in favour of Gobato, 36, 39; greatly obliged, 40; asks Ballarino for letter of recommendation, 186.
-, friendly relations with Bastangi Pasha, 51; complains of treatment of dragoman, id.; intimacy with Count Leslie, 186.
-, tries to stop Ventelet coming, 1167; foresees trouble with Ventelet, 203.
-, Holles will write to about ships helping Turks, 118, 258; may urge Charles to let Turks have use of ships, 186; Captain Pasha demands ships of, 202; obtains release of ships seized, 224.
-, sends Rycaut to king, for instructions, 203.
-, wants to be ambassador in Italy and live at Padua, 203; Panagiotti enemy of, 232; Leslie informs of suspicions of Panagiotti, 282.
-, representations against closing of Alexandretta, 232; settles matter with Vizier, 234.
-, exchanges civilities with Ventelet, 232; on best of terms with him, 235.
-, dissatisfied with Turks over losses of merchants, 235.

-, -, secretary of. See Rycaut, Paul.

-, Sir John, English resident in Tuscany:

house preparing for, 128: arrives, 135.

object of mission, 128, 138; first audience arranged, 152; has audience, 158.

Bianchi to be friendly with, 128; Bianchi pays respects to, 138; calls on Bianchi, 152; Bianchi cultivates friendly relations with, 163.

speaks of treaty negotiating at Madrid, 153; celebrates victory by banquet to English and bonfires, 158.

entirely guided by Bianchi's advice, 163; complains of false news in Venetian gazettes, 208, 214; Bianchi explains matter to, 209, 215.

tells Bianchi king offended because no ambassador sent, 215, 217; jovial rejoicings at successes over Dutch, 225.

Winchelsea informs of release of ships at Smyrna, 224; makes abundant provision for war ships, 271; selling provisions made, 287.

proposes to live at Leghorn when Smith's squadron arrives, 284; returns to Florence, 287.

not in favour at palace, Grand Duke blames, 287.

-, Mary, countess of Winchelsea, Venetian galleys desired to take, 203; Madame Ventelet calls on, 235.

fish, story of a monster, 13.

Fitzgerald, Fitzgerard, Colonel, to take charge at Tangier, 25; might serve under duke of York, 28.

Fitzhardinge, Fitzharden, Fitsharden. See Berkeley, Charles.

-, French ambassadors to raise question of, 112, 115; Humires raises question with duke of York, 165.
-, Beaufort and Dutch expected to cause English to lower, 170; English not strong enough to force Beaufort to lower, 198; Beaufort attacks English ships for not lowering, 217.

Flanders, Spanish Netherlands, Low Countries, 66.
-, news from, 251.
-, French suspicious of Anglo-Spanish alliance to guarantee, 15; reported offer of Charles to guarantee, 22; English might want port in, 54.
-, Spanish negotiations with England for defence of, 54; emperor proposes to send troops to, 69, 73.
-, French designs on, 57; Spain hopes for Dutch help in defending, 78.
-, benefits by check to Dutch trade, 65; Louis unlikely to declare before knows Dutch position about, 166.
-, French negotiations for Dutch co-operation against, 79; Dutch policy to separate from Spain and defend against France, 83.
-, interests considered in agreement between France and England, 93.
-, English greatness would ruin French plans about, 166; English guarantee of against French designs, 175.
-, money remitted by Louis through, 173; Downing sent wife to, 189.
-, imperial troops arrive in, 181, 194; emperor means to preserve, 181; Spain wants his declaration for, 200.
-, interests of Spain and Dutch are at one about, 191; England and Spain interested to thwart French in, 198.
-, French troops sent to borders of, 194; will be the victim if French succeed in buying off England, 235.
-, French intimate Dutch must support their designs in, 205; strong French force in Holland useful for claims on, 234.
-, empress dowager may take possession of, in emperor's name, 211.
-, Talon sent to distribute money in, 235; levy of Irish for service in, 251.
-, Spaniards hope Portugal will divert French attention from, 253; Vienna considers safe for the moment, 256.
-, Banckert sails for, 259; plague in, parlement of Paris forbids communication with, 298.
-, French would welcome excuse to carry war into, 2667; in danger if Munster makes peace, 273; attack on likely, 287.
-, Austria cannot meddle with interests of, 273; they depend upon Spain, 274; they realise English help will be useful for, 287, 294.
-, junta at Madrid to arrange levies for, 283; Carlingford says cannot see occupied by France, 297.

-, governor of. See Moura y Corte Real, Francesco de, marquis of Castel Rodrigo.

-, ships of. See ships, Flemish.

flax, export of from France, 147.

fleet. See navy.

-, Dutch. See Netherlands, fleet of.

-, French. See France, fleet of.

-, Swedish. See Sweden, fleet of.

-, Venetian. See Venice, fleet of.

Flekker, Vlecquer, Vlequero [Norway], fleet from, reaches Vlie safely, 182, 185.

Flemmingh, Fleming, Flemia, George, Swedish ambassador to England, charge to, 278; French do not build much on, 281.

Flemings, many serving Dutch, 109.

Flie, Fliet. See Vlie.

Florence, Tuscany, Italy:
-, despatches dated at, 10, 19, 23, 64, 767, 7981, 128, 135, 138, 153, 158, 163, 209, 215, 221, 224, 265, 271, 277, 284, 287.
-, house preparing for English resident at, 128; Finch arrives at, 135; Finch returns to, from Leghorn, 287.
-, printing of gazettes at, 209.

-, Grand Duke of. See Medici, Ferdinand II de'.

-, prince of. See Medici, Cosimo de'.

Flushing [Prov. Zeeland, Netherlands], garrison to be strengthened, 51; warships sent to, 66; three privateers of captured, 125.

Foenix. See Phoenix.

Fontaine de Schedam, Dutch ship, captured, 206.

Fontainebleau [Seine et Marne, France], 21.

foreign ministers. See ambassadors.

Formosa, island of, E. Indies, Dutch expedition against, 1856.

Fortuna Rossa of Dort, a prize, sale ordered, 116.

Fothergill, , condemned but reprieved, 11.

Fox, royal navy, leaves Portsmouth to join fleet, 121.

-, Neuburg ungratefully abandoned by, 169.
-, 1664:
-,-, Dutch suspicious of Sehested's negotiations in, 12; Holles gets no satisfaction in, 22.
-,-, Sande returns to, proposal to hand over Madeira to, 13; Spaniards fear English will sacrifice them to, 54.
-,-, mistrust in, of aims of England, 13; suspect alliance with Spain, 15; jealousy of friendly passages between England, Spain and Portugal, 21.
-,-, fears adjustment between Spain and Portugal, 17; Spanish fears of attack by, in Flanders, 54.
-,-, both English and Dutch looking to see what will do, 42; Dutch hope to force to side with them, 52; bound to help Dutch in event of war, 53.
-,-, Dutch unlikely to do anything to give umbrage to, 53: will alone profit by rupture between English and Dutch, 55.
-,-, does not quite approve of Dutch action in Guinea, 57; Dutch represent injury to trade by England, 64.
-,-, Dutch send convoy for ships coming from, 66; Germans strengthening fortifications on side of, 73.
-,-, Dutch count on succour from, 68; England not strong enough to cause anxiety to, 71.
-,-, union with Dutch will thwart measures of emperor, 69; Dutch will not resolve on hostilities until has declared herself, 71; Fitzhardinge unlikely to succeed in, 72.
-,-, Dutch prisoners to be landed in, 73.
-, 1665:
-,-, Spain expects to abandon Dutch, 78; reply to Renswoude likely to offend, id.
-,-, Spanish fears of designs on Flanders, 78; Spain anxious not to provoke England to draw close to, 79.
-,-, negotiations for Dutch cooperation against Flanders, 79; Dutch policy to defend Flanders against, 83.
-,-, treating for purchase of Tangier, 80; England likely to accept mediation of, 88.
-,-, Dutch estranged from, by delays, 83; Dutch losing hope of help from, 88; Dutch cannot refuse mediation of, 90.
-,-, van Beuningen not to insist so much on aid from, 88; will carry out treaty with Dutch, 92.
-,-, comments on embassy from, 89, 94; La Fuente reports treaty of with England, 93.
-,-, not known how will submit to search of ships, 91; sequestration of Dutch ships in ordered, 103.
-,-, Dutch indifferent about embassy from, 95; services to Dutch recalled, 98; Dutch think would support if found was prejudicial, 100; advantage to encourage quarrel between England and Dutch, 111.
-,-, Charles expected to comply with offers of, 101; suspected that Charles has secret assurance from, 107.
-,-, interest of, to check England, 105; mediation not accepted, 109.
-,-, Dutch surprised at action in sequestrating ships, 107; claims of about flag and search, 112, 115.
-,-, Spanish suspicion of naval policy of, 108; seeking best means to support Portugal, 112.
-,-, game of to be arbiter will not please anyone, 112; Dutch waiting to know if England accepts mediation, 114; Dutch ready to have as arbiters, 119.
-,-, ambassadors to propose other matters affecting interests of, 115.
-,-, Spain does not want Dutch to look to for support, 118; Dutch not waiting upon action of, 119.
-,-, jealous of everything likely to counterbalance power, 118; belief in of understanding between Charles and Dutch, 121; likely to regret neglect of good advice from Dutch, 127.
-,-, safer for that king should make peace, 122; can bring about peace if wishes, 126.
-,-, ships with wine from, taken by English fleet, 124; will find English mean to ruin trade, 137.
-,-, Queen Henrietta going to, 125; she leaves for, 161.
-,-, new companies of will be ruined by war, 127; Dutch ships allowed to escape from ports of, 135.
-,-, van Beuning to go if fails to carry out treaty, 134; Dutch giving up hope of mediation or succour from, 136, 149.
-,-, Spaniards fear Tangier may be handed over to, 135; Spain likely to take sides against, 144.
-,-, English irritated by prohibition of all foreign manufactures in, 137, 155; Dutch also suffer by, 149; English retaliate against, 155.
-,-, necessary for Dutch to know intentions of, 140; greatness of England formidable to, 141; likely to make declaration to succour Dutch, 143.
-,-, miscalculated in fomenting differences between powers, 144; significance to of English victory, 147–8; could have prevented war if wished, 148.
-,-, London ready to grant four times as much to fight, 147; mediation more likely to bring declaration of hostility from England, 153.
-,-, English success inimical to great design of, 148; bonfires in ports of, for Dutch victory, 150; Dutch not entirely trustful of, for peace negotiations, 159, 168.
-,-, negotiations at Madrid for defensive alliance against, 153; Sweden certain to conform to views of, 157.
-,-, possible change in policy to England after dissimulation, 156; van Beuningen points out disadvantage of not observing treaty, 157.
-,-, belief in that Zeeland admiral failed in duty, 156.
-,-, thought Dutch should have waited for Ruyter before engaging, 157; would have done better to have prevented war, 162, 188.
-,-, will need Dutch more than ever if things go wrong in Portugal, 157; Spain fears defeat will throw Dutch into arms of, 159.
-,-, Queen Henrietta goes to, to promote peace, 161, 166; Charles means to make peace without, 204.
-,-, after second battle Dutch will make peace without help of, 162; Dutch feeling estranged from, 166.
-,-, England will never suffer to become powerful at sea, 162; English wish to reestablish Orange, as declared enemy of, 167.
-,-, Sweden and Denmark follow example of, 163; all offices of will not divert Sweden from friendship with England, 173.
-,-, desirable for adjustment to be made by mediation of, 166; assistance given to Dutch pointed out, 174.
-,-, Germans estranged from for not continuing pensions, 169; Munster warned he will have to do with, 178.
-,-, successes and plans of English deeply pondered in, 173, 175; measures taken quietly to increase army of, 177.
-,-, Sweden aware only keeps word from necessity, 173; declaration of help for Venice would impress Sultan, 183.
-,-, van Beuningen not allowed to stay longer in, continues without hope from, 174.
-,-, English guarantee of Flanders against plans of, 175; money remitted from, to Swiss, 194.
-,-, cannot be formidable to England without Dutch naval help, 180.
-,-, Downing urging peace apart from, 180; resents Dutch mistrust, 198.
-,-, declaration of, without assistance, would suffice, 187; Dutch impatient of hesitations of, 188, 200–1, 204.
-,-, policy to make trouble between England and Spain, 191; Portugal will not treat with Spain without consent of, 211.
-,-, does not want peace except by own mediation, 198; advises peace, 205.
-,-, Munster affair directed chiefly against, 199; decides to help Dutch against Munster, 206.
-,-, has no greater enemies than English, 200; English opposed to interference in adjustment, 212, 218.
-,-, intimates that Dutch must second in Flanders if want help, 205; in great state of apprehension, 210.
-,-, no ground for belief in about peace, 207; relations with England becoming strained, 212.
-,-, no sign of enlistment of troops in, 207; Holles scoffs at movements of troops in, 213.
-,-, censorship at Florence to prevent publication of news against, 209; fear of retaliation from Moors, 234.
-,-, action depends on what Swedes do, 210; Denmark likely to follow lead of, 211; English expect Sweden to detach herself from, 212; English efforts to detach Sweden from, 231.
-,-, representations to against giving Turks use of ships, 214.
-,-, proposals of not accepted, 220; Charles bridles ardour of people and parliament against, 225–6.
-,-, with Dutch drawing closer to, Spain wishes to draw closer to England, 220; Dutch wish to involve in rupture, 222.
-,-, owing to precautions taken, English not likely to profit by landing in, 223; English becoming increasingly anxious for rupture with, 227.
-,-, Dutch, though ill pleased with will never abandon alliance, 223; Court in to represent services of, to Dutch, 234.
-,-, repeats request for passage of troops, 223, 226; army of 50,000 to be ready in spring, 230.
-,-, will do everything to avoid ruptures, 224; rupture considered inevitable, 230; but hopes of continued friendly relations, 233.
-,-, Rhine confederacy will avoid giving offence to, 226; measures of defence in, 230; fear of England causing internal trouble in, 231, 240; busy taking measures to meet crisis, 235.
-,-, Clarendon stirs up people against, 230–1; Charles wants ambassadors to resume negotiations, 233; diplomatic links with England completely broken, 236.
-,-, decision to increase forces in Holland, 233–4; Holles complains of help to Dutch, 236.
-,-, apprehensions about England increasing, 234; if gold buys off England, Flanders will be the victim of, 235.
-,-, suspicion of English agreement with corsairs to injure, 234; project for purchase of Tangier, 235.
-,-, fear of effects of Portuguese friendship for England, 235; Spain anxious about suggestions of, to Portugal, 238.
-,-, Dutch far from content with behaviour of, 237; Louis assures Madame of love of Charles for, 239.
-,-, trying to buy peace with England by gold, 239, 240.
-,-, seizure of ships tends to inflame, 240; fear of disturbances in, from unpopularity of edicts, 240, 243.
-, 1666:
-,-, Spanish suspicion of, 242–3; suspicion in, of Spanish subtlety, 251.
-,-, Embrun says Anglo-Spanish alliance can only be directed against, 242–3.
-,-, preoccupied with imminence of war with England, 244; intentions only stimulate English pugnacity, 247.
-,-, was to declare against England on return of ambassadors, 244; hostile acts of English will arouse spirit of, 247.
-,-, Dutch unlikely to break away from, 244; efforts of van Beuningen to move, 248.
-,-, Braganza may be affected by exhortations of, 245; advice and money of may frustrate agreement with Portugal, 253.
-,-, English indignation at attempts at bribery, 247; offers of money proved unavailing, 248.
-,-, does not want war with England on any account, 247; changes tone about reason for declaring war, 249.
-,-, need to console people, who embittered by taxes and edicts, 247, 250; greed of ministers blamed for causing ill will of England, 249.
-,-, high spirit of people resented attempt to buy peace by money, 249; sudden declaration of war stimulated vivacity of, 254.
-,-, harmful effect on England of new commercial policy of, 249.
-,-, Danes offer to assist ships to, 250; desire for naval arrangement with Denmark, 254; offering new treaty to Denmark, 260.
-,-, chief anxiety in over internal discontent, 250; English distribute letters about, to foment discontent, 252.
-,-, precarious situation of within and without, 251, 268; shortage of lead and tin in, 265; signs of unrest in, but no leader, 267.
-,-, English in given another month to leave, 252; English in recalled home, 258.
-,-, Spaniards hope Portuguese affairs will divert attention from Flanders, 253, 270; would welcome excuse to carry war into Flanders, 266.
-,-, efforts to win Brandenburg for, 255; princes of Germany upset by proposals of with English, 257.
-,-, report at Vienna of adjustment with, 256; would gladly exchange war with England for one with Spain, 266.
-,-, Castel Rodrigo looks askance at negotiations with Denmark, 257; Spaniards suspect English negotiations with, for peace, 259; Austrians suspect English of using them to get advantage with, 269.
-,-, Dutch union with and dependence on, 260; Boreel enlarges on advantages which gets from Holland, 271.
-,-, Spaniards think will be unable to help Portugal, 264; question of Portuguese dependence upon, 270.
-,-, news daily of captures from, 266; negotiations opened with Hesse, 267; ministers of obtain adhesion of Brandenburg, Denmark and Luneburg, 274.
-,-, did not want war with England, 268; considered was forced upon her, 269.
-,-, expected attack on, from Jersey, 269; Gremonville explains reason for powerful land forces, 277.
-,-, fear of intelligences in, with English, 270; Charles writes that Louis badly informed about, 275.
-,-, Austrians unwilling to be involved with, 271; Munster's troops likely to go over to, 273.
-,-, ministers expect that declaration will reduce England to accept peace, 274; Carlingford believes England can come to terms with, 277.
-,-, suffers worse loss than England through war, 275; outcry in at losses through war, 285.
-,-, Fanshaw reveals offers of, to Portugal, 276; Fanshaw blames for rebuff in Portugal, 289.
-,-, Andilly contrives that Sweden will not take sides against, 278; Munster forms close union with, 285; Munster's troops to enter service of, 287.
-,-, hopes of adjustment with England dissipated, 287; difficult to make conquests on land, 288.
-,-, Boreel hopeful that will agree to adjustment, 290; sole aspiration is composition with England, peace for Dutch and to adjust internal affairs, 291.
-,-, Lionne charges Dutch with trying to force hands of, 292; Spaniards reluctant to provoke, 294; Charles cannot see Flanders invaded and occupied by, 297–8.
-,-, strenuous efforts made to bring about peace with England, 294.

-, army of, troops inspected by Turenne, 247–8; not many with colours, arrangements for increasing, 250; king busy reviewing, military appointments not distributed, 265.

-, chancellor of. See Sguier, Pierre.

-, Council of State:

king's frequent calling of, 21; orders seizure of Dutch ships, 103; convoked on news of English victory, 143.

van Beuningen sent for to, 160; long conference, desire to avoid breach with England, 233; king speaks to of relations with England and asks advice, 236.

-, fleet of:

Tripoli pirates gathered in port for fear of, 23; Fuente writes of powerful armament of, 80.

king intent on strengthening, 85; hope to make arbiter between English and Dutch, 108.

king determined to increase strength, 118; buys two ships of Dutch for, 134.

24 ships going to Ocean, 134; ordered to pass Strait, delays because of flag question, 160.

proposal to come and salute English, question of flag holds back, 165.

four ships at Rochelle, to go to Portugal, 187.

purchase of 30 ships in Holland, 30 more building, 230; decision to push on with arming, 236.

Holles dilates on seizure of merchantmen by, 236; fear of English attack on at Toulon, 248; Holles speaks slightingly of, 258.

may suffer from shortage of sailors, from reluctance to serve in, 254; reported strength of, 264.

in action off Cadiz, 260; boarding tactics to be adopted by, 263, 277.

English mean to attack everywhere, 260; three frigates to defend Boulonnais, 270.

efforts to secure friendship of Barbary corsairs, 261.

news of sailing from Toulon awaited, 276; to go and fight English near Strait, 277; not yet come out, 284; sailing towards the Strait, 298.

Guitry persuaded to put to sea, 285; not expected to go beyond Rochelle, 292.

reported encounter with English, 285; and that withdrawn to Provence, 286.

reinforced by ships at Rochelle, 297; Smith to go and fight, 298.

-, king of. See Henri IV; Louis XIV.

-, merchants of. See merchants, French.

-, princes of the blood, dispute with Holles for precedence, 15; Holles ordered to visit, 37; Holles will not admit precedence, 212.

-, queen of. See Maria Theresa.

-, queen mother of. See Anne of Austria.

-, ships of. See ships, French.

Franquetot, Robert Jean Antoine de, marquis de Coigny, Cognie, sent to Bastille, 129.

Frederick III, king of Denmark:
-, considers Dutch the aggressors, 53; certain to follow lead of France, 62; France asks to carry out alliance with Dutch, 92.
-, recalls subjects in foreign service, 104; signs new contract with England, 131.
-, sends for workmen to build warships, 104; means to profit by occasion of English victory, 148; follows lead of France, 163, 211.
-, report on Bergen sent to, 188, 193; doubtful how will take governor's action, 189; sends to justify action at Bergen, 230.
-, sending ambassadors extraordinary to England and Holland, 195; changes his mind, 211.
-, French desire for naval arrangement with, 254.

Frederick William, margrave of Brandenburg, elector:
-, accepted French reply about Orange, 21; English invite to join against Dutch, 72, 74.
-, ready to let Dutch have 20,000 men, 180; Dutch on point of concluding with, 219, 226; Dutch sign treaty with, 258; adhesion obtained by French, 274.
-, Charles Colbert goes to confer with, at Cleve, 255; Holles claims to have made treaty with, 258.
-, Munster terrorised by, 278; Munster promised not to trouble Dutch, 292.

-, Moors drive out of Jijelli, 57, 61; Dutch practice of putting in their ships, 102.
-, many in Dutch service, 109, 213; all found in Dutch ships put to sword, 147; York would not give quarter to, 150.
-, resentment of parliament at volunteers helping Dutch, 147; troops recapture Lochem, 240.
-, design to land troops in England, if Dutch won, 151; English dislike of, operates against mediation, 166; will rejoice at English repulse at Berghen, 200.
-, troops sent to borders of Flanders, 194; none capable of opposing passage, 218.
-, many prisoners in England, may surfer for Bailleul, 213.
-, welcome war with England, in hope of relief, 250; proclamation that all will be welcome in England, 258.

Frexenal [Spain], Fanshaw travels via, 245.

Friesland, Netherlands, West Friesland, 108.
-, Charles led to believe would not consent to war, 88; seafaring people of ordered to embark, 107.
-, squadron of, strength and commander, 133; appoints new Admiral, 163.
-, never believed had understanding with England, 156; Monk to take force to land in, 169.
-, Dutch demand withdrawal of troops from, 234.

-, Admiralty of, negligence of delays sailing of fleet, 122.

-, lieutenant admiral of. See Hiddes, Tierck; Schram, Volkert.

-, States of:

adjourned over Easter, 102.

decide to settle issue by battle, 132; appoint new admiral, 167.

Friesland, East [German Empire], Swedish troops expected to take quarters in, 211; Munster withdrawing forces from, 227.

-, count of. See Edzard Ferdinand.

Friquet, John V., imperial secretary at the Hague:
-, Zintzendorf leaves in charge, 34; threatens Dutch with arms of Munster, 52.
-, wants Dutch to make alliance, 52; to protest that emperor tried to prevent Munster arming, 200–1; expresses desire for good relations with Dutch, 201; Dutch silence by demanding withdrawal of troops from Friesland, 234.

fruit, export from France, 147.

Fuente, marquis la, Fuentes. See Tello de Guzman, Gaspard.

Fustinoni, Rocco, merchant, suit of Hales with, 80.