Bacler, Abram, and Marc, of Lisbon, 429.
-, Nicholas, knight, Lord Keeper, Davison advised to court, 336
-, his death reported by Walsingham to Davison, 569
-, reference (?) to his death, 570.
-, —, Agent of Duke of Anjou, sent to England, 84, via Paris, 87 bis, 89, arrives in England, 113, 123
-, a Huguenot, ibid
-, his tale to be checked by Walsingham's, 124
-, received in audience by Queen, 141
-, his smooth professions, 148, 149, 151, 153
-, mentioned, 154, 188
-, Queen's speech to, inviting Duke to England, 234, 238
-, departs to Duke, 239
-, Walsingham to see Duke touching his negotiation, 245
-, begs Walsingham to go home, and continue his good offices to further match, 266
-, report by Poulett, of interview with, 298
-, Queen's declaration to, mentioned, 389
-, endeavouring to raise fleet, 552.
-, letter from, 266.
Badajos, Baldaies, 682.
Baduero, —, 382.
Baize, Baies, Bays, trade in, 58, 280, 665.
Balem, Balez, 682.
Balez, See Balem.
-, Colonel Henry, his regiment at Enghien, 61, 62, 63
-, his companies borne on the Estimates for year, 585.
-, attempt to surprize, 33, 53
-, the Duke of Anjou demands, 283
-, deputation from, to the Estates to protest in matter of religion, 333
-, M. de Hocelles of, 379.
Barbarossa, Barboza, Peter, 689.
-, trade with, 636
-, alleged Spanish design to attack, 654, 677.
-, King of. See Morocco.
-, Oran in. See Oran.
Barboza. See Barbarossa.
Barlaymont, Barlemond. See Berlaymont.
Barn Elms, Walsingham at, 672.
Barnsey. See Bermondsey.
Bartolommeo, Tommaso and Frederigo, merchants of the Steelyard, 624.
Basle, book printed at, 267.
Basteguia, Pedro de, 542.
-, Lady Sussex seeks relief at, 205, for stone
-, called by Lord Sussex 'this poor spyttell,' 249.
Baussigny, —, presents petitions against toleration in religion to Lords of Brussels, 166.
Bavaria, Bavyre, Duke of. See Albert V.
Bavay, Bavais, Bawaye, assigned to the Duke of Anjou, 163, burghers protest, 247, Binch substituted for, 302.
Bavyre, Duke of. See Bavaria.
Bawaye. See Bavay.
Bayona in Galicia, English trade with, 32, Spanish attack on Portugal near, 682.
Bayonne, Queen-Mother goes to, 619.
Bays. See Baize.
Beale, Robert, letter to, from Landgrave, mentioned, 47.
Béarn, visit to, of Queen-Mother, 318.
, the, mentioned in the Apocalypse, 370.
Beaton, James, Archbishop of Glasgow, Ambassador of Scotland in France, goes to the Baths in Lorraine, 686.
Beaucaire, castle of, claimed by the Comte de Damville, 323, 347, attacked by Châtillon, 579.
Beaucamp, M. de, brings letters to Arras, 363.
Beaujeu, —, Agent from Duke of Anjou to Duke John Casimir, 104, 112, a Huguenot, 120 (p. 99).
-, town belonging to Duke of Aerschot, held by Don John, 53
-, besieged by forces of Duke of Anjou, 104, 112, 126.
-, M. de. See Bomont.
Beaurepart, M. de, Deputy from the Estates to Peace Conference at Cologne, 555 (p. 417).
Beauvois, —, Captain of French Guards, appointed Ambassador to Portugal, 423.
Bedford, 'my lord of.' See Russell.
-, export of, from England, 280
-, London brewed, sent to Antwerp, 598.
-, gentlemen and peasants near Gröningen forbidden to brew, but must buy it ready brewed in town, 488 (p. 371).
-, supplied to ships at Dantzig, 664.
Beersel, Bersele, M. de. See Witthem.
-, Bekan, Thierry van der, Treasurer General for War of the Estates of the Netherlands, 51
-, acquittance by, 117, on behalf of, 335.
Bellegarde, Seigneur de. See Saint Lary.
-, M. de, Agent of Henry III, with Duke of Anjou, 111, 120, 126
-, to go to Don John, 166, 167
-, on way, 194
-, gentlemen of his suite, while with Don John, die of plague, 213
-, his estimate of Don John's motives in prolonging war, 217.
Benalio, Jerome, merchant of the Steelyard, 624.
Bendade, son of Sidi Hamet, 210.
Benni Maleque, 210.
Berg-Saint-Wynox. See Bergues.
Bergen-op-Zoom, 'reiters' at, 'retained' by the Estates, 595.
-, Bergues, Marquis of. See Witthem, Jean de.
Berghen St. Winoc. See Bergues.
-, Berghen St. Winoc. Berghen near St. Omer, Berg-Saint-Wynox, St. Winocsberg, Winoxberghe, letter addressed to, by M. de la Motte, 368
-, revolt of peasantry near, 455
-, M. de la Motte's design against, 473
-, Walloons to serve against, 492
-, attack on, foiled, 498
-, fort near, surrendered to M. de la Noue, 642.
-, Marquis of. See Bergen-op-Zoom.
-, Barlaymont, Barlemond, Charles de, Comte de Berlaymont, his death reported, 33
-, list of his sons, at Don John's devotion, 53
-, mentioned, 142
-, succeeded by M. de Hierges, 488.
-, Claude de, Seigneur de Haultepenne, son of Count Berlaymont, devoted to Don John, 53.
-, Florent de, Seigneur de Floyon, son of Count Berlaymont, devoted to Don John, 53
-, to accompany brother to Flanders, 609
-, reported killed, or wounded, at Maestricht, 655.
-, Gilles de, Seigneur d'Hierges, attacks 'reiters' towards Gueldres, 13
-, fails, but takes Lymborch, 33 (p. 26)
-, devoted to Don John, 53
-, succeeds his father in governorship of Namur, and in title of 'Count Berlaymont.' 488
-, present at attack on Borgerhout, 595
-, collecting force at Louvain
-, anxious to visit M. de la Motte, 609
-, said to have arrived in West Flanders, to conduct campaign against M. de la Noue, 684
-, killed by bullet in head at siege of Maestricht, 694.
-, Lancelot de, Comte de Meghem, his death reported, 33.
-, Louis de, Bishop of Cambrai, instigates garrison of Cambrai to mutiny, 504.
-, Barnsey, co. Surrey, Lord Sussex's house at. 205
-, letter dated at, ibid.
Bernardino, Don. See Mendoza.
Bernsdorf, —, officer of Duke John Casimir's 'reiters' killed, 560.
Berrieu, M. de, assures Duke of Anjou the passage of the Somme, 9 (p. 7).
Bersele. See Beersel.
-, —, Don John's secretary, at Liége, devoted to Don John, 53
-, countersigns letter of Prince of Parma, 422.
Berwick, English preparations at, 171.
Besouce, Bezouce, sacked by Châtillon, 579.
-, Estates of Artois meet at, 329
-, deputies from, to the Estates, to protest on matter of religion, 333
-, persons expelled from Douai settle at, 374
-, declaration of the Viscount of Ghent and M. de Capres at, 568 (2)
-, assured to M. de la Motte, 631.
-, document dated at, 568.
Bettburg, 488 (p. 372).
-, Beutrich, Dr, counsellor of Duke John Casimir, 268, with M. de St. Aldegonde, 296 (p. 227)
-, incites the Duke to aid the men of Ghent, 302
-, 'drunken Butryke,' Wilson's wrath with
-, one of those 'whom God has marked in the face,' 306
-, the Duke's crrors to be all imputed to, 308
-, his pernicious influence with the Duke
-, keeps his wiser counsellors at distance from Duke, 349, 351, 357
-, sent to Antwerp, 362
-, letter from, to Daniel Rogers, in defence of himself and with abuse of Davison, 365
-, his intrigue with Huguenots in Languedoe denounced by Walsinghain
-, his master's ruin
-, Davison to 'deal' roundly with
-, a good thing if men of Ghent could be induced to arrest, 369
-, 'chief firebrand of this combustion,' 383
-, provokes Burgomaster Embize to oppose appointment of Prince of Orange as Governor of Ghent, 394
-, universally reprobated, 399
-, fresh instance of his ill advice, 413 (p. 322, 323)
-, thrown over by Duke, 421, 430, but retained by him, 452
-, 'hot and choleric speeches' between, and Davison
-, Rogers soothes, 488
-, still furious against Davison, 496, 498
-, continues in credit with master, still on bad terms with Davison, 506, 512, 513
-, mentioned, 516
-, Davison deprecates the effect of his language in England, 519
-, in England, Walsingham makes small account of, 526, 530
-, makes no complaint of Davison, 545
-, mentioned, 561
-, allowed to kiss Queen's hand, 569.
-, letter from, 365.
Biburga, in Portugal, 682.
Bic, Theodore de, Master of the Chamber of Accounts of Holland and Zealand, 51.
-, English trade with, in wax, 32
-, Fitzgerald at, 562
-, arrest of Englishman at, 578.
-, document dated at, 578.
Billy, M. de. See Robles.
-, Binghes, Bins, in Hainault, assigned to Duke of Anjou, if recovered, 163
-, he besieges it, 271
-, Estates army to join him at, 272, 276, 278
-, bombarded, 279
-, fresh assault on, to be made, 283, 286, 287
-, failure of attack due to remissness of Estates in supplying artillery, 287 (p. 218)
-, still holds out, 291
-, ill-conducted operations against, 293
-, sortie from
-, offers to surrender to Estates, but Duke wishes to have, at his mercy, 295
-, assault on, repelled, ibid (p. 226)
-, surrenders, garrison 'depart with their lives'
-, assigned to Duke of Anjou, in lieu of Bavay, 302
-, massacre of the garrison, 304
-, Spain retaliates on France for Duke's attack on, 318
-, French in winter quarters at, 329
-, one of the three towns taken by the Estates, 350
-, the Duke rewarded for its capture, 407
-, French garrison to quit, 511, 516 (p. 393).
-, Captain Richard, commanding English troops for the Estates, letters from to Davison, with requests for pay for soldiers and arms, 22, 23
-, in action near Rymenan, his two brothers killed, 134, 136, 137, 138
-, mentioned, 358.
Binghes, Bins. See Binche.
-, Birago, René de, Chancellor of France, slight put on, 298
-, Bishop of Ross has Papal brief to, 565.
Biron, de. See Gontaut.
(breederaed) of Antwerp, 695.
Biscay. See Bisquay.
Bishopric, The. See Durham.
Bisquay, Biscay, lordship of, 578.
Bitz, castle of, besieged, 95.
-, Bizarro, Pietro, compliments from, to Queen Elizabeth and Lord Burghley, with announcement of forthcoming book, 267
-, his book, 628.
-, letter from, 267.
-, William, supposed Catholic spy
-, Poulett's report on, 393.
Blangerval, Blingerval, M. de, alias La Bourse, at Arras, 367.
Blioul, M. de, in service of Estates, 125.
Blois, meeting of Estates General at, 392, 551 (p. 412), 667 (p. 498).
Blundell. See Blandel.
Blyleven, A., Secretary to Estates General of the Netherlands, 56, 207, 258, 280, 321, 582, 611.
-, Godefroi de, Baron de Grevenbroek, deceased
-, application to Davison to procure payment of debt due to, from Queen, 683 : cf. No. 322.
Bodin, —, 667.
Bohn, Bone, Colonel, attached to Duke Casimir's forces, 33.
-, Boolddoke, 22, 23
-, Spanish attack on 'reiters' near, 33 (p. 26)
-, camp of the Estates General at, 61, 62, 63
-, French in service of Estates near, 125
-, Duke John Casimir arrives at, 166
-, religious disturbance at, 259, 276
-, deputation from, to Ghent, 352, 383
-, wing of Estates' army resting on, 398, 426
-, mentioned, 408 (p. 314)
-, Estates' camp near, 496
-, 'reiters' go to, with free pass from Prince of Parma, 587
-, Walloons desire to be employed to garrison, ibid. (p. 440)
-, attacked by Prince of Parma, 600
-, mentioned, 647.
-, Boschott, Boscott, Buischot, Jean, member of 'his Majesty's Privy Council,' 254
-, Commissioner appointed by the Estates to consider claim of Merchant Adventurers, 258
-, to be sent to England, 505, 571
-, deputed to complain to Davison of Tipper's patent, 571
-, the Estates too poor to pay his expenses over to England, 597.
Bomont,-M. de, 555.
Bonar, Dr., Deputy of Guelders, Commissioner of Estates to confer with English Ambassadors, 65.
Boncourt. See Bonnecourt.
Bone. See Bohn.
Bonivet, M. de. See Gouffier.
Bonnecourt, Boncourt, M. de, in command of French in service of the Estates, 272, 555.
'Bons Patriotes', in Netherlands, 58 (3 and 4), 60.
Book of Common Prayer
-, 'book of England,' 327, 328.
Boolddoke. See Bois-le-duc.
. See Bowres.
Borborch. See Bourbourg.
Borce, M. de. See Bours.
Borch, Catherine Vander, of Louvain, 339, 374.
Borchloen, letter dated at, 358.
confreries suppressed at, 323
-, woad shipped from, 402
-, Captains of, equipping ships, 552.
-, Burgenhout, Burgrault, in suburbs of Antwerp, skirmishes at, 587, 591
-, defenders driven in, 592
-, description of fight at, 595, 600, 601.
Borluyt, M. de, premier Eschevin of Ghent, 430.
Boschott, Boscot. See Boischot.
Bossu, Count. See Hennin, Maximilien de.
Botignia, Capitan, 210 (p. 168).
Botteville, Baron de, preaching at his house in Rouen stopped, 393 (p. 302).
Bouchain, governorship of demanded by Count Lalaing for self, or brother, 580 (2).
Bouchemont, —, levies troops in Brie, for Netherlands, 9 (p. 7).
Boucquel, Robert, magistrate of Arras, 374 (p. 289).
Bouillon, Duchess of. See Marck.
-, Godfrey de, alluded to, 296 (p. 228).
Boulogne, mentioned, 136, 686.
Bounny, M. de, son-in-law of M. de Bryac, with Don John, 60 (p. 48).
Bourbon, Charles de, Cardinal de Bourbon, the Bishop of Ross has Papal brief to, 565.
-, Charlotte de, daughter of the Duc de Montpensier, wife of William of Orange, French King's message touching arrears of her pension, 27
-, to join Prince at Ghent for her accouchement, 504 (p. 385)
-, present to, from Lord Leicester, 506.
-, Francois de, Dauphin d' Auvergne, 'the Prince Dauphin,' eldest son of Louis de Bourbon, Duc de Montpensier, to accompany the Duke of Anjou to England, 553.
Bourbon, Henri de, Prince de Condé :—
-, negotiations for his marriage to Queen's sister, 21 (p. 16), 393.
-, pacific assurances to, from King, 71.
-, overtures from, to Queen Elizabeth, 124
-, plot to seize
-, his distrust of the Queen-Mother, 187, 212.
-, his disgust at English policy, 243.
-, efforts by Queen-Mother to detach from Huguenots, 393.
-, to accompany the Duke of Anjou to England, 553.
-, demand by Deputies of Languedoc that he shall enjoy his government, 579.
- danger to, from reconciliation between King and brother, 619.
Bourbon, Louis de, Duc de Montpensier, his house at Champagny, 187.
-, Borborch, in danger from M. de la Motte, 4
-, description of, 60
-, letter to, from M. de la Motte, on behalf of Spanish allegiance, and Catholic faith, 368
-, hard pressed by M. de la Motte, appeals to the Estates of Artois, 580 (4)
-, soldiers desert from, to Gravelines, the Governor will be forced to surrender, ibid.
-, letter to, from the King, 580 (5)
-, letters to, from M. de la Motte. ibid (6 and 7)
-, M. de la Motte near, 621, 629, 630.
-, Governor of. See Salet.
Bourges, M. de, sent by the Duke of Anjou to the Turk, 555.
-, Jean de, Seigneur de Froymont, Councillor of State, brother-in-law of Duke of Aerschot, sent by the Estates to Mons to recall the Duke and others, 338
-, sent by the Estates to the Duke of Anjou, 465, 473
-, letters of credence for, 469
-, commissioned to Count Lalaing, 470
-, with Duke of Anjou at Condé, 487, 494 (p. 377), 495, 496
-, at Mons, appeasing disorder there
-, letters from to the Estates, 497, 499.
-, letters from, 487, 497, 499.
Bournonville, Oudard, Oudart, de [Comte d' Hennin], Baron de Capres :—
-, treachery of his Lieutenant, 33.
-, Governor of Artois, favours French, 60 (p. 47).
-, revolt of his regiment from the Estates, 287 (p. 218), 302.
-, as Governor of Artois, hangs three of the fifteen, 338, 352.
-, reconciled to Spain, 363, 367.
-, reported by Rossel, to be in French interest, 380.
-, foiled by the Viscount of Ghent, 447, 449, 455, 458.
-, devising capture of Arras, 473.
-, joins with Viscount of Ghent in profession of obedience to King on certain conditions, 568 (2).
-, avows his negotiation with M. de la Motte, 580 (4), 591, 609.
-, the Estates endeavour to conciliate, by appointing him on the Council of State, 600.
-, his intrigue at St. Omer, 635.
Bours, M. de. See Noyelles.
Bourse, La. See Blangerval.
Bouschot. See Boischot.
Bowcer. See Bowser.
-, Robert, English Agent in Scotland, 25, 47, 171
-, his good services, 245.
, Boors, Boures, peasantry, 329 (p. 253), 447, 455, 653.
Bowser, Bowcer, John, of co. Gloucester, 111.
-, Thomas, a grey friar, gives Poulett information, 37.
Boxtel, taken by Prince of Parma, 573.
Boydgate, residence of Cheek family, 549.
Boymer, river, 112.
Duke of Anjou's coming misliked in, 76.
Duke John Casimir expected in, 98.
separation of, from 'the Islands,' forecasted, 153.
Lord Cobham forwards a 'card' of, 271.
Protestant preaching in towns of, by assent of the Estates, 271.
peculiarity of toll of, 280.
ravaged by Estates' own army, 292.
report that Prince of Orange is about to seize, 304.
efforts of chief towns in to bring Ghent to reason, 351
-, unable to assist Ghent in arms, 383 (p. 295).
Religion Wlitz accepted by Estates of, 407.
towns of, favour the Duke of Anjou, 453.
dislike in, to Prince of Orange's giving the Walloons rendezvous at Herenthals, 494.
Norris' footmen, the only regiment in, 560.
sums to be charged to, for army, 585.
Walloons removing into, 587.
deputies of, at assembly of the Estates General, 647, 656.
towns in, anxious to be included in Union of Utrecht, 657, 668.
'Bradt', castle of, taken by the Estates, 271.
-, John, Duke of, his son, captured by Moors, 210
-, Spanish scheme to lay waste his estates, 682 (p. 512)
-, his oath of fealty to King Henry, 689, 690
-, summoned by King Henry to appear, and plead his right to the succession, 696 (2).
Braine le Comte, Braine, held by Don John, 53.
Bramarsh, M., captain for the Estates at St. Omer, 60.
, brandscathes, to 'branschart,' 'branschat,' 304, 420, 587 (p. 440), 621.
Bravo, —, 615.
-, suburbs of, plundered by Spanish, 339
-, Estates' army retiring on, 426, 496.
-, Treaty of, incidental ill-effect of, 57 (p. 40).
Brederode, Henry, Count of, claim against his estate, 518.
Brendel, Bremdell, Colonel, Governor of Fridburg, brother of the Elector of Mainz, commands 'reiters' for the Prince of Parma, 496.
-, Daniel, Archbishop and Elector of Mainz, 496
-, Bishop of Ross accredited to, 516
-, by Papal brief, 565.
Breslau, Wratislaw, Archbishop of, Papal brief to, on behalf of the Bishop of Ross, 565.
Breuck, M. du. See Bruoque.
Brias, Bryac, J. de, with Don John, 60 (p. 48).
Bridges. See Bruges.
Brie, levies in, 9 (p. 7).
Brieuse, La, Madame, her brother at Arras, 363.
Bristol, Agreement of, mentioned, 280.
-, English jealousy of preparations in, 21
-, Poulett's Agent inspects coast of, and reports, 71
-, rises against King, 468
-, protest by Estates of, against the exactions of M. de la Roche, a native of, under King's commission, in equipping ships, 552, 553
-, Marshal de Retz sent to appease, 667.
Brockenbury, Mr, 567.
, Les, 302.
Brooke, Frances, Lady Cobham, in attendance at Court, 113.
Brooke, William, Lord Cobham, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports :—
-, -, sent on special embassy, with Sir Francis Walsingham, to Estates of the Netherlands
-, letter from Queen Elizabeth desiring suspension of negotiations till his arrival, 3, 6
-, expected, 13.
-, -, instructions, and draft instructions for, on his mission, 15, 16, 17, 18.
-, -, letter of credence for, to Archduke Matthias, 19.
-, -, joint lettter from, and Walsingham, to Davison, announcing their departure with six score attendants
-, too high expectations from mission to be deprecated, 24.
-, -, Duke of Anjou instructs his Deputies to confer with, in Netherlands, 28.
-, -, Davison reports to, and Walsingham, fresh applications by Estates for loan, 34, 35.
-, -, announcement by, and Walsingham, of their arrival, 38.
-, -, mentioned by Lord Leicester, 41.
-, -, letter to, and Walsingham, from Davison, with report of Dampmartin's negotiation, 42.
-, -, letter from, to Lord Burghley, reporting their arrival and their excellent reception, and forwarding books, 48.
-, -, letter from, to same, reporting the unwillingness of the Estates to negotiate for peace, &c., mentioning his ignorance of the language the business was conducted in
-, expressing the fear that the question of religion would be fatal to the unity of the Netherlands, and forwarding books, 65.
-, -, reports determination of the Estates to prosecute war, and to 'change masters'
-, requests leave to return, 76.
-, -, recalled, 91, 92, 93, 94.
-, -, letter from, to Lord Burghley, expressing hope that the Queen will change her mind and give the Estates a subsidy, &c., 107.
-, -, Wilson's commendations to, with news of his wife, 113.
-, -, Walsingham alludes pleasantly to Queen's anger with, 121.
-, -, letter from, to Lord Burghley, with apology for the conduct of his embassy, 127
-, reports English bravery at Rymenan to, 139.
-, -, Queen's kind message to, 151 (p. 125), 153.
-, -, defends himself to Lord Burghley
-, forwards treaty between the Estates and Duke of Anjou
-, about to proceed to Don John
-, if supplied with money, the Estates could dispense with the Duke, and could force Don John to come to terms, 166.
-, -, letter from, to Lord Burghley
-, Don John in need of peace, 193.
-, -, one of his servants dies of plague, 213.
-, -, reports to Lord Burghley the fatal effect of Queen's abandonment of the Estates, Duke John Casimir's threats, and discontent of army, 247.
-, -, letter from, to same, urging his recall, 271.
-, -, Rossel asks Walsingham's permission to correspond with, 443.
-, -, Ehem desires remembrances to, 565.
Brooke, William, Lord Cobham, &c., instructions for, on embassy to Netherlands, 15, 16, 17, 18.
-, -, letters and dispatches from, 24, 38, 48, 65, 76, 107, 109, 114, 115, 120, 127, 128, 139, 156, 166, 193, 194, 247, 269, 271.
-, -, letters and dispatches to, 34, 35, 42, 77, 91, 92, 93, 123, 144, 146, 147, 159, 161, 174, 175, 197, 198, 199, 203, 207, 239, 241, 242, 245, 253, 255, 256, 258, 264, 265.
Brooke alias Cobham
-, John [nephew of Lord Cobham], carries letters from Wilson to Walsingham, 52
-, application on behalf of by Walsingham, that he may be paid in respect of companies raised for the Estates, 640
-, the like by Wilson, 659
-, news-letter from, to Lord Burghley, 694.
Brouage, government of ceded to St. Luc, 187.
Browne, Robert, letter to, from Davison, 643.
-, Bridges, news from, 155
-, ancient staple at, 164
-, fortifications of, 227
-, public preaching at, 236, 237
-, Colloquy to be held at, re trade, 280
-, the Duke of Anjou demands, 283
-, image breaking at stopped, 295 (p. 225)
-, bond of city, for repayment of English loan, 308, 321, 353, 517
-, expected to join Catholics against Ghent, 374
-, Davison at, to procure bond, 383, 401
-, obtains it, 413
-, Walloons near, 430
-, mentioned, 436
-, advices from, 447
-, friars still excluded from, 455
-, mentioned, 488, 498
-, bond from, sent to England, 592, 610
-, Queen contented with
-, jewels to be conveyed to England by Davison, by the fleet of the Staplers, at, 645, 646
-, M. de la Noue entrenched near, 694
-, Grand Bailiff of, arrested by those of Ghent, annoyance in, 695.
-, letters and dispatches dated at, 383, 385, 394, 399, 447, 455, 480.
-, Bishop of. See Driutius.
-, Grand Bailiff of. See Oignies, M. d'.
-, Pensionary of. See Yemans.
-, Nicolas, countersigns letters of Queen-Mother of France, 250, 251
-, report of conversation with 'Secretary Brulart,' 609
-, mentioned, as successor to Pinart, 650
-, countersigns King's letters, 667.
Brunswick, Duke of. See Eric.
Brunynck, Nicolas, Secretary to the Prince of Orange, letter from, 164.
Bruoque, du Breuck, M., expelled from Douai, 339 (p. 259), 374.
-, camp of French and Walloons near, 13
-, Archduke and Estates going to, 38
-, Duke of Anjou expected at, 97
-, Duke's Agent intrigues at, 112
-, interview with M. de Champagni at, 120
-, 'conquest' of, by Prince of Orange, 130 (p. 112)
-, petition by, to Lords of, against toleration of religion, 166
-, French Ambassador's suite at
-, riot at, provoked by Champagni re Religion, 167, he is ill-handled by men of, and conveyed to Ghent, 178 (p. 143), 180, 181
-, the 'Brodehouse' in, alluded to by Don John, 194
-, fortifications of, 227
-, public preaching at, 236, 237
-, Estates camp established between, and Louvain
-, Court of the Archduke Matthias to be moved to
-, efforts to persuade, to renew the moyens grands tax, 246
-, removal of Court to, deferred, 259
-, artillery sent from, to Estates' camp, 263
-, Duke John Casimir repairs to, for his health, 264, 271, 276, and to be out of the way of his 'reiters,' 278, 286, 287, 291, 295
-, country round, devastated by Estates' own army, 279
-, the Duke of Anjou demands to reside in, 283, 295, 304
-, artillery from, for siege of Binch, 295
-, Duke John Casimir leaves, to go to the aid of the men of Ghent, 302, 304
-, chief sidicieux of, sent to Ghent, to persuade payment of war taxes, 304
-, the 'religions friedt' in operation at, 309
-, continued demand for, by Duke of Anjou, 329
-, suburbs of, plundered by Spanish, 339 (p. 260)
-, Ghent opposed by
-, deputies sent from, to bring Ghent to terms with the Walloons, 352, 383
-, bond of city of, to be given to Davison, for English loan, 353
-, preachers expelled from, 374
-, sedition in, suppressed by the Estates, 380
barque of, plundered by Spaniards, 380 (p. 293)
-, deputies from, at Antwerp, 383
-, Fremin's carriage and horses at, 401
religion Wlitz accepted in, 407
-, La Noue at, ibid (p. 312)
-, garrison to quit, during general assembly at, of the Estates General, 443
-, without the garrison, exercise of religion will cease in ibid.
-, fresh ensigns for, 468 (p. 360), a special guard for the Estates at, 476
-, opposition in, to the general assembly of the Estates General at
-, question of the garrison, and scarcity of victuals at, 494 (p. 376), 496
-, application from, to have general assembly of the Estates at, the composition of the guard for, 504
-, Walloons wish to garrison, 587
-, attack on, feared, 609
-, English and Scottish meant for defence of, sent to Flanders, 647
-, Count Egmont's plot to seize, 687, 688, 691, 695.
-, letter dated at, 264.
Bryac, M. de. See Brias.
Bryan, Edward, master of the 'Seaflower,' of Lea-on-Sea, 625.
Brysket, Lodwick, carries dispatches from the Lord Deputy of Ireland, 31.
Buch, Count, in command of 'reiters,' 560.
Buischot. See Boischot.
Burgenhout. See Borgerhout.
Burgeois, Nicolas, magistrate of Arras, 374 (p. 289).
Burghley, Lord. See Cecil, William.
Burgrault. See Borgerhout.
-, in Don John's army, 142, 263, 276, 304
-, demand for their withdrawal from Netherlands, 568 (2).
-, complaints from, to King, 21 (p. 15), 323
-, refusal by Duke of Anjou to employ his forces in, at request of the Estates, 33
-, French force for, 126
-, English trade with, 131
-, Burgundian troops in Don John's army, 142
-, assigned to Duke of Anjou, under treaty with Estates, 163
-, Don John expects recruits from, 276
-, letters of Don John, and others, intercepted in, 287
-, attack on, by French king expected, 287
-, Baron de Chevreaux returns home to, 293, 304
-, Baron de St. Remy of, ibid.
-, French attack on fails, troops withdrawn, 318
-, complaints by deputies from, to King of France, against burdens, 323, 393
-, Duke of Anjou's troops withdraw from, 333
-, protest of Parliament of Dijon against King's breach of neutrality, sworn between the county, and duchy, of Burgundy, and the Swiss, 362, 468
-, Duke of Guise in Duchy of, 362
-, renewed French attack on
-, Baron de Chevreaux and Swiss to rescue, 398
-, revolt in, against French King, 468
-, his reply to, 579
-, reinforcements for Prince of Parma reach, 647.
-, See also Franche Comté.
-, Duke of, title to be assumed by Duke of Anjou, 106
-, the King of Spain as, 228.
-, Upper, or High, troops from, in service of Don John, 263.
Burnet, Henry, servant of Davison, 253, 369.
Burse, M. de. See Bours.
Bury St. Edmunds, heresy of, 'papistical family of love' at, 153.
-, letters dated at, 148, 149, 152, 153, 154, 155, 159, 161.
-, See also Hengrave.
-, Busse, Estates' camp at, 293
-, letter from, ibid.
Buskins, Jacob, of Norwich, 627.
Busturia, Pedro de, 562.
Busse. See Busec.
Bussy d' Amboise. See Clermont.
Butler, William, master of the 'Barkesmith' of Leigh-on-Sea, 625.
Butron, Preseval de, 562.
Butryke, drunken. See Beutterich.
Buxton, Lord Leicester at, for waters, 41.
Buys, Paul, 356 (p. 272).