Venice: June 1534

Pages 5-6

Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 5, 1534-1554. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1873.

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June 1534

June 13. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 16. The Same to the Same.
Send news-letters from Constantinople received last night, dated from the 29th April to the 12th May. To communicate them, and inform his Majesty that the Signory has determined to elect tomorrow a Captain-General on sea, whom they will send out immediately, and that they are intent on reinforcing their fleet, which seems necessary?
June 19. Senato Mar, v.xxiii. p. 21, tergo. 17. The Same to the Same.
By his letters have heard of the delays of the King with regard to the privilege for the free and safe passage of the Flanders galleys. Should it not have been already obtained, to urge the King and the ministry, in their name, to come to a decision, demonstrating that the voyage would be much benefited by the speedy announcement of his Majesty's will, because trade is increased by the liberality of Sovereigns, and the facilities which they concede encourage the merchants, whereas, on the other hand, by commencing with restrictions and binding them to bring certain commodities, they take alarm and renounce the voyages, and it is not subsequently in the power of Princes to apply a remedy.
Ayes, 184. Noes, 0. Neutrals, 0.
June 27. Lettere del Collegio (Secreta), File no. 14. 18. The Doge and College to Carlo Capello, Ambassador in England.
Having received letters from Constantinople dated 24th May, send their summary as usual to be communicated to the King.