U V W Y Z
Udall. See Udall, William.
Udall, William, prisoner in the
Ulrich, Duke of Holstein, 211.
-, witnesses patent conferring
title of Earl of Salisbury on
Ulster, Ireland, 123.
United Provinces. See also States
-, to repay their debts to England,
17, 19, 55.
-, comment of Dutch envoys on
special problem arising from
composition of, 54.
Unton, Lady. See Unton, Dorothy.
Unton, Dorothy, widow of Sir
Henry Unton, of Wadley,
co. Berks (d. 1596), petition
to Cecil, 103.
-, her sister. See Gibbs, Gertrude.
Valencia [Spain], 163.
-, Viceroy of, 163.
Valladolid [Spain], letter dated
Vallejo, Lope de, Alderman of
Palma, letter of recommendation on behalf of, 6.
Valois, House of, 93.
Valyne, Margaret, of Brussels, petition to King, 113.
Valyne, Nicholas, of London, deceased, mentioned, 113.
Vane or Fane, Mr, accompanies
Cecil to France, 22.
Vanguard (Vantguard), The, of
Queen Elizabeth's navy, conveys members of English
embassy to Dieppe, 22.
Vannes [Morbihan, France], submits to Henry IV, 29.
Vaughan, Mr. See Vaughan,
Vaughan, Edward, in the service of
Sir Thomas Wilkes, furnished with money to pay
Wilkes's debts in Rouen, 33,
Vendôme, César, Duc de, natural
son of Henri IV, affianced to
daughter of Duc de Mercoeur,
Venice [Italy], Queen's policy towards Spain commended by
Signoria of, 32.
-, letter dated from, 96.
Vere, Edward de, 17th Earl of
Vere, Henry de, 18th Earl of
Oxford, Witherings dismissed by, 182.
Vere, Lady Susan, daughter of
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl
of Oxford, and later wife of
Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of
-, signs Rayton's petition to
Vereine. See Vervins.
Vergara, Francisco de Arcola,
Governor of the fortress of
Santa Cruz, Tenerife, his
Verney, Sir Richard, of Compton
Murdak or Verney, co. Warwick, M.P. for Warwickshire,
member of House of Commons Committee, 135.
Vernon, John [? of Warrants, Salop],
Wakering's legal proceedings
Vernon, Margaret, daughter of John
Vernon, Sir Robert, of Camberwell,
co. Surrey, his petition, 155.
Vernons, family of, 155.
Verseline or Verzellini, Francis,
manufacturer of Venetian
glass, petition to Cecil, 179.
Verulam. See St. Albans.
Vervins (Vervyn, Vervin, Vereine)
[Aisne, France], reference to
negotiations at, 23, 31.
-, Henry IV sends special courier
Vervyn. See Vervins.
Viana [Portugal], 192.
Vice-Chamberlain, The. See Stanhope, Sir John.
Villa Mediana, Don Juan Baptista
de Tassis (Taxis), Conde de,
later Spanish Ambassador to
England, 70, 191.
-, rumour of his expulsion from
-, petition to, 192.
Villars (Villers), George de Brancas,
Seigneur (later Duc) de, escorts English embassy, 27, 28.
Vill Dreir [? Villedieu, Manche,
France], English embassy
lodges at, 73.
Villerou. See Villeroy.
Villeroy (Villerou, Villeroye), Nicolas de Neufville, Seigneur de,
Secretary of State to Henry
IV, 28, 44, 53, 60, 67, 72.
-, Richardot's confession to, 33.
-, notified of arrival of English
embassy in Orleans, 35.
-, visits Cecil in Angers, 35.
-, attends conference with English
-, his speeches at the conference,
-, calls on Dutch envoys with
-, his statement to Cecil in
-, visits Cecil in Nantes, 67, 73.
Villers, Monsieur. See Villars.
Vitré (Vitrey) [Ille-et-Vilaine,
France], English envoys
visited by Huguenot preacher
Vitrey. See Vitré
Vivian, Hannibal, of Trelowarren,
co. Cornwall, petition to
Vowell, John, of Exeter, co. Devon,
Vyan, Ezekiel, of Ashley, co. Wilts,
Waad (Wade), (Sir) William, Clerk
to the Privy Council, later
Lieutenant of the Tower of
London, writes to Cecil, 22.
-, 77, 114.
Wade, Mr. See Waad, William.
Wagstaff, Thomas, Clerk of the
Rolls, petition to Cecil, 167.
Waile, Thomas, 120.
Wakefield, co. Yorks, provision by
will of free school in, 186.
Wakering, Sir Gilbert, of Bloxwich,
co. Stafford, his proceedings
against Vernon, Townshend
and others, 75.
-, letter to Perceval, 82.
Waldringfield, co. Suffolk, rectory
Wales, Council of the Marches of,
-, President of. See Zouche,
Walker, George, of Hunmanby, co.
Yorks, husbandman, petition
to Cecil, 172.
Walker, Thomas, in the service of
Sir Thomas Tresham, mass
celebrated in house of, 108.
Wallop, Sir Henry, Lord Justice and
Treasurer at Wars in Ireland
(d. 1599), mentioned, 189.
Walmesley, Justice. See Walmesley, Sir Thomas.
Walmesley, Sir Thomas, Judge of
the Common Pleas, 121.
Walsh, Elizabeth, of Hatfield, co.
Herts, punished for bearing
illegitimate child, 3.
Walsh, William, soldier, petition to
Walsham, co. Norfolk, manor of, 167.
-, mills of, 210.
Walterstone, co. Hereford, valuation and extent of demesne
land of, 74.
Waltham Abbey, co. Essex, 210.
Waltham Cross (Walltom Crose), co.
-, plague at, 112.
Waltham Forest, co. Essex, 123,
Walton-cum-Trimley, co. Suffolk,
manor of, 120.
-, petition from tenants of, 167.
-, Bailiff of. See Scrutton,
-, Steward of. See Wentworth, Mr.
Warahous, John, of Saxony, petition to Cecil, 98.
Warburton, Mr, accompanies Cecil
to France, 22.
Warde, —, 2.
Wardour, Mr. See Wardour,
Wardour, Chidiock, Clerk of the
Pells, reasons for invalidation of his grant, 5.
Wardour, Mr, official of the Exchequer, 179.
Wards, Court of, 8(2), 96, 104, 113,
114, 115, 116, 117(3), 119,
126, 152, 156(2), 157, 158, 161,
171(3), 172(2), 173, 174, 182,
187, 199, 203, 206(2), 207.
-, Auditor of. See Curle, William;
-, Attorney of. See Hesketh, Sir
-, Master of. See Cecil, Sir Robert.
-, Registrar of. See Perceval,
-, Surveyor of. See Pepper, Sir
-, Treasurer of. See Danesell,
Wards and Wardships, 2, 8, 10, 76,
79, 82(2), 90, 94, 96, 97, 98,
103, 104, 105, 109, 110, 113,
114, 116(2), 117, 119(2), 125,
126, 128, 156(2), 158, 159,
160(3), 166, 167, 171(2), 172,
174, 182, 185, 187, 204(2),
206(2), 221(2), 222.
-, matter of commutation of
wardships raised and discussed in Parliament, 130
Warren, William, of Bygrave, co.
Herts, petition to Cecil, 185.
Warwick, Countess of. See Dudley,
Watford, co. Herts, 100, 185.
Watkis, John, petition to Cecil, 113.
Watson. See Watson, William.
Watson, Sir Edward, of Rockingham, co. Northants, 106.
Watson, William, Catholic priest
and conspirator, reference to
proclamation of high treason
against, 113 and n.
-, Scudamore charged with being
accessory to conspiracy of,
Wauboy, George, of Pertenhall, co.
Beds, signs Todd's petition,
Waylett, Margery, of Widford, co.
Essex, petition to Cecil, 80.
Waylett, Robert, of Widford, co.
Essex, mentioned, 80n.
Waylett, William, son of Robert
Weare (alias Browne), Clement, of
Marlborough, co. Wilts (d.
1602), wardship of his heir,
Weare (Were), Humphrey, of Halberton, co. Devon, Feodary
of Devonshire, 199.
Webb (alias Woolworth), Anthony,
[? of Dursley, co. Gloucester],
a King's ward, 110.
Wells, co. Somerset, 187.
Wells, John, a courier, sent to
-, sent to find accommodation for
English embassy in Angers, 35.
Wentworth, Mr. See Wentworth,
Wentworth, Frances, wife of Michael
Wentworth, refuses to attend
Wentworth, Michael, of Woolley, co.
Yorks, petition to Cecil, 215.
-, his wife. See Wentworth,
Wentworth, Thomas, of Lincoln's
Inn, London, M.P. for
Oxford, member of House of
Commons Committee, 135.
Wentworth, Mr, Steward of Walton
and Felixstowe, co. Suffolk,
Were, Humphrey. See Weare,
West, Arthur, deceased, late husband of Sybil West, mentioned, 160.
West, Sybil, of Bisley, co.
Gloucester, her petition, 160.
-, petition on behalf of, 170.
Westcourt or Westcott, Robert, of
Southpetherton, co. Somerset, 206.
Westergo, Friesland [Netherlands],
West Indies, proposed expedition
Westminster, London, reference to
King's state journey to, 128.
-, courts of Equity at, 178.
-, petition dated from, 200.
Westminster, Dean of. See Goodman, Gabriel.
Westminster, Palace of, London,
instructions to English embassy to France issued from,
Westminster School, Westminster,
Westmorland, Earl of, Neville's
request that he be given
title of, 193.
Wetwang, co. Yorks, manor of, 108.
Weymouth, co. Devon, sends two
warships to convey English
embassy from, 74.
Whaddon and Nash, co. Bucks,
manor of, 165.
Wharton, Lady. See Wharton,
Wharton, Dorothy, Lady, widow of
John Tamworth (d. 1594),
and 2nd wife of Philip
Wharton, 3rd Lord Wharton,
Wharton, Richard, Fellow of Oriel
College, Oxford, signs testimonial to Lister, 191.
Whetcomb, William, Fellow of Oriel
College, Oxford, signs testimonial to Lister, 191.
Whicham, co. Cumberland, 90.
Whinyard, Robert, of Chellaston, co.
Derby, petition to Cecil, 89.
Whitaker, Miles, 118, 125.
White, Nicholas, of co. Waterford,
Ireland, petition to Cecil, 182.
White Greyhound (Whyte Grayhounde) The, of Calais and
Middelburg, captured by the
Lyonesse, 91, 174, 195.
Whitehall, London, Cecil arrives
late at night from France to
see Queen at, 74.
-, King's minatory speech to
House of Commons at, 140.
-, the Court at, 184, 188, 202, 203.
Whitly, Robert, Clerk of the
Pentice in Chester, complaint
Whittingham, Edward, of St.
Clement's Inn, London, 117.
Whittingham, Margaret (alias
Wigan (Wygan), co. Lancs, petition
dated from, 116.
Wilbraham, Sir Roger, Chancellor
to the Queen, M.P. for
Callington, his notes on petitions, 129, 159, 161, 182.
-, member of House of Commons
-, 168, 175.
Wilford, Sir Thomas, of Cranbrooke,
co. Kent, meets Cecil on way
to Dover, 21.
Wilkes, Sir Thomas, Clerk to the
Privy Council and diplomatist, sent with Cecil on
embassy to France, 11.
-, proceeds to Dover, 21.
-, sails on board the Quittance to
-, joint letters to Privy Council,
24, 26, 27.
-, dangerously ill of a fever, 27,
-, his condition described in despatch, 27.
-, news of his death brought to
-, his body to be embalmed and
sent to England, 33.
-, his debts in Rouen discharged,
Willaston. See Willaston, William.
Willaston (Willingstone), William,
English merchant resident
in Rouen, requested by Cecil
to furnish Vaughan with
Williams, Roger, of co. Denbigh,
request on behalf of, 104.
Willingstone, Mr. See Willaston,
Willis, Captain. See Willis, William.
Willis, William, Captain, Commander of the Moon, sent to
convey English embassy
from France, 74.
Willoughby, Lord. See Bertie,
Willoughby, Sir Francis, of Wollaton, co. Notts (d. 1597),
matter of lands and wardship
arising from death of, 10.
Willoughby, Frances, daughter of
Sir Francis Willoughby and
a ward to the Queen, 10.
Willoughby, Henry, of Knoyle
Odierne, co. Wilts, 86.
Willoughby, Lady Mary, widow of
Peregrine Bertie, 13th Lord
Willoughby of Eresby (d.
1601), and now wife of Sir
Eustace Hart, request on
behalf of, 114.
Willoughby, Perceval, of Bore Place,
co. Kent, son-in-law to Sir
Francis Willoughby, 10.
Wilmot, William, Fellow of Oriel
College, Oxford, signs testimonial to Lister, 191.
Wilson, Robert, of Bottisham, co.
Cambridge, his petition, 159.
Wilson, Thomas, secretary to Sir
Robert Cecil, Lunauer's letter to, 96.
Wilton, co. Wilts, Cecil's instructions to sheriffs and feodaries
dated from, 117.
-, the Court at, 118.
Wiltshire, aulnage of, 217.
Winchester, co. Hants, Deanery of,
-, 117, 118, 166.
Winchester, Marquess of. See
Windebank, Sir Thomas, a Clerk
of the Signet, 216.
Windsor (New), co. Berks, 115, 119.
-, petition from Mayor and Aldermen of, 119.
-, the Court at, 182.
-, Mayor of. See Fawcet,
Wingfield, John, of Tickencote, co.
Wingfield, Richard, of Robertstown, co. Limerick, Ireland,
complaint against, 215.
Wingfield, Sir Robert, of Upton, co.
Northants, M.P. for Stamford, member of House of
Commons Committees, 131,
Wisbech, co. Cambridge, map of
fenland between Peterborough and, 103.
Wiseman, —, kills Faure in a
quarrel, 124, 125.
Witherings, Anthony, former
Keeper of Chapel Hainault
Walk, Waltham Forest, co.
Essex, reference to his dismissal, 182.
Witt (Wytt), Hendricke de, of
Middelburg, merchant, petition to Cecil, 174.
-, petition to King, 195.
Wolverley, co. Worcester, 77.
Wombleton, co. Yorks, 99.
Wombwell, co. Yorks, 221.
Wood, Joan, widow of Ralph Wood,
petition to Cecil, 105.
Wood, Ralph, deceased, mentioned,
Wood (alias Hull), Richard, of
Salop, a lunatic, custody of,
Woodall, Peter, a messenger of the
King's Chamber, 122.
Woodhouse, Sir William, of
Waxham, co. Norfolk, M.P.
for (?) Suffolk, member of
House of Commons Committee, 132.
Woodrove or Woodroffe, Lady
Elizabeth, daughter of
Thomas Percy, 7th Earl of
Northumberland and widow
of Richard Woodrove, of
Woolley, co. Yorks, petitions
to Cecil, 124, 157(2), 158.
Woods, Nicholas, 115, 119.
Woodward, Matthew, of Windsor,
co. Berks, petition to Cecil,
Woolcombe, John, of Plympton St.
Mary, co. Devon (d. 1603),
formerly in the service of Sir
William Strode, mentioned,
Woolcombe, William, son of John
Woolcombe, his wardship,
Woolley, co. Yorks, 215.
Worcester, Earl of. See Somerset,
Worden, Richard, attorney of the
Exchequer at Chester and
Deputy-Clerk of the Peace
in Cheshire, petition to the
Countess of Derby, 161.
Workman, Nicholas, 173.
Wortham, William, in the service of
Sir Robert Cecil, petition to
Worthen, Salop, 3.
Wortley, —, son of Frances
Wortley, widow of Francis
Wortley, and now widow of
Francis Foljambe, 95.
Wotton, Lord. See Wotton,
Wotton, Edward, 1st Lord Wotton
of Marley, 213.
Wotton (Wootton), Sir James, accompanies Cecil to France, 22.
Wray, Sir William, of Glentworth,
co. Lincoln, M.P. for
Grimsby, member of House
of Commons Committee, 135.
Wraysholme, co. Lancs, 90.
Wright. See Wright, Thomas.
Wright, Thomas, English Catholic
priest, reference to his confession, 87, 88.
Wriothesley, Henry, 3rd Earl of
Cecil to France, 21.
-, sails in Vanguard to Dieppe,
-, presented to Henry IV, 38.
-, sups with French King, 48.
-, letter from Lord Mountjoy to,
Wroth, Mr. See Wroth, Sir Robert.
Wroth, Sir Robert, of Loughton, co.
Essex, M.P. for Essex, accompanies Cecil to France,
-, petition to King, 123.
-, moves debate on wardship in
House of Commons, 130.
-, member of House of Commons
Committees, 131, 135.
-, his comment in debate, 138.
Wroth, William, in the service of
John Morgan, his treasonable
Wygan. See Wigan.
Wynford, Roger, petition to Cecil,
Wythan, Hercules, tenant of the
Black Lion at Hoddesdon,
co. Herts, petition to Cecil,
Wytt, Hendricke de. See Witt,
Yard, Gilbert, of Newton Bushel,
co. Devon, 199.
Yarmouth, co. Norfolk, 98.
-, description of principal events
in history of, 99.
Yarrowe, Thomas, vicar of Newport
Pagnell, petition to Cecil and
Yaxley, co. Hunts, manor of,
-, Bailiff of. See Carrier, William.
Yelverton, Mr. See Yelverton,
Yelverton, Sir Christopher, Judge
of the Common Pleas,
delivers message from House
of Lords to House of Commons, 131.
Yelverton, Henry, Recorder of
Northampton, M.P. for
Northampton, member of
House of Commons Committee, 139.
Yeoman of the Guard. See Tashe,
York, co. Yorks, 95, 119.
-, petition from merchants of,
York, Duke of. See Charles,
York House, Strand, London, petition dated from, 205.
Yorkshire, 155, 172, 222.
-, estreats and issues of Greenwax
Young, John, of Chichester, co.
Sussex, father-in-law to Sir
Richard Cowper, 122.
Young, Richard, of Stratford-leBow, London, his agreement
with Ellis, 7.
Zeeland, condition of peace to be
independence of, 16.
-, foreign troops to leave, 17.
-, religious concessions to, 18.
-, Caron defends action of ships
Zennor, co. Cornwall, 109.
Zouche, Edward la, 11th Lord
Zouche, Lord President of
the Council of Wales, King's
pardon to Lloyd delayed by,
-, Nicholas examined before, 197.
-, his chaplain. See Martin,