Madagascar, E. Africa :
project for colonising, 230.
Madrid, Spain :
despatches dated at, 86, 116.
Magna Carta :
Irish parliament preserves, 238.
Mainz, archbishop of. See Wambold, Anselm Casimir von.
Malaga [Prov. Andalusia, Spain] :
ships from seized at Falmouth, 226.
Malines [Prov. Antwerp, Belgium] :
Cantelmi concentrating near, 281.
Mallett, Sir Thomas, justice of the King's Bench :
imprisoned for share in Kent petition, 35.
Mahmesbury, co. Wilts :
taken by Waller, 261.
Mamonia. See Munster.
Manchester, Mancester, co. Lancs :
Lord Strange punishes, 161
-, Newcastle hopes to take, 305.
Manchester, earl of. See Montague, Edward.
currants sent by, to Venice, 204.
Maria Anna, daughter of Philip III., Infanta of Spain :
proposed marriage to Charles, 101.
mariners. See sailors.
Marlborough, co. Wilts :
royalists take and sack, 219.
Marley, Francis :
sent for Newport and Savile, arrested, 66.
marque, letters of :
asked by Warwick against Spaniards, 43.
between Prince of Wales and eldest princess of Orange, 13.
prince gives queen money on condition of, 131.
between Prince William of Orange and Princess Mary : 169n.
embarrassments to Orange from, 142, 220.
of Christian Woldemar of Denmark to Czar's daughter, 303.
Marshal, the earl. See Howard, Thomas earl of Arundel.
Marten, Martin, Henry :
on committee to deal with Capuchins, 262n
-, quarrel with Northumberland, 267, 268, 271.
methods for raising regiment of horse, 286.
attempt on regalia, 287.
Martin, Edward, president of Queen's Coll., Cambridge :
sent to Tower, 112.
Mary, Princess, daughter of Charles I. :
expected at Hague, 1, 5
-, king preoccupied with departure, 2
-, reception of, 5, 13
-, heavy cost of, 21, 28, 32
-, dowry of, 44, 45.
passionate outbreaks against mother in law, 158, 169.
Dame Stanhope appointed governess of, 169.
Mary de' Medici. See Medici, Mary de'.
Mary Rose, royal ship :
escorts queen to Holland, 31n
-, in Pennington's command, 103n
-, escorting ships to Dunkirk, 120.
at Hague, for queen, 200.
Mathenesse, Matanes, Jan :
appointed plenipotentiary of Holland for Munster, 302.
Maurice, Palatine Prince :
starting for England, 81, 94
-, king sends for, 85
-, order countermanded, 91, 100.
starts but driven back, 103
-, starts again, 128
-, expected in North, 131.
baggage captured, 133
-, ship escorting attached, 137, 139
-, baggage seized at Brill, 150.
Palatine departs to leave free, 133, 139
-, lands safely, 139, 142.
wounded at Powick Bridge, 170.
prestige of, 176
-, indignation of parliament against, 177.
repulsed at Gloucester, 257
-, sends reinforcements to Lichfield, 261.
goes to encounter Waller, 278
-, junction with Hertford, 298.
Maximilian, duke of Bavaria :
emperor informs of Roe's demands, 4
-, insists on agreement with Spain, 4.
ready to satisfy England, 9
-, question of restoring Lower Palatinate, 11, 75.
and Germersheim, 11, 12.
asked what satisfaction prepared to give Palatine, 20
-, Roe condemns demands, 63.
compensation demanded for, 75, 76
-, Roe's threat to bring to reason, 93.
succession of heirs to electorate, 75
-, understanding with France, 81, 98
-, responsible for failure of negotiations, 98.
parliament orders arrest of five, 124.
Prince of Wales has attack of, 210.
mediators, electoral in Germany :
Spain delays reply to, 4
-, Roe offended by, 10
-, report to emperor with Roe's criticisms, 10-12.
Trautmannsdorf consults about Roe's powers, 20
-, recognise Roe's powers, 27.
promise to state what will do for Palatine and require from England, 27.
Roe dissatisfied with paper from, 48
-, hold back emperor's paper, 52.
Roe's reply to, 56
-, efforts for indemnity to Bavaria, 81.
hold out hopes of mitigated terms, 85.
proposed paper for Roe, 86
-, Roe dissatisfied with, 93.
Medici, Ferdinand II., de', Grand Duke of Tuscany, or Florence :
league with Venice and Modena, 173, 178, 196, 290.
Medici, Mary de', the queen mother :
expected at Utrecht, 22
-, death, 115.
Meldrum, Meldron, Sir John :
sent to assist Hotham at Hull, 82
-, doubtful about keeping allegiance of town, 92.
successful sorties by, 112, 125
-, keeps royal forces busy, 168.
sent to command forces in north and arrest Hotham, 292.
Melo, Mello, Melzo, Francisco de, Spanish general :
operations in Picardy, 127
-, suspected designs on Calais, 132.
promise to defend Calais against, 137
-, suffers from loss of expected supplies from England, 164.
rumoured intention to help Irish rebels, 238.
permission required for king's purchase of frigates, 264.
defeat at Rocroi, 278, 280
-, effort to rally forces, 281
-, calls to Cantelmi for help, 284
-, measures taken by, 302
-, gone to raise siege of Thionville, 306.
Senate desires news of, 291.
Mennes, Sir John, captain of the Victory :
Warwick dismisses, 103.
Meppen, Mepen [Hanover, Germany] :
Rupert taken prisoner at, 41.
refuse further supplies to parliament, 31.
parliament prevents payment of credits arranged by queen with, 80.
devotion to parliament cause, 83
-, approve removal of Gurney, 107.
opposition among to prohibition of currants, 87
-, forbidden to import currants, 98.
furnish fleet for relief of Ireland, 92
-, ships serving with Pennington, 103.
annoyed at seizure of Dutch ships, 120
-, differences between English and Dutch, Roe offers mediation, 139.
uncertain if will submit to new rates, 127.
orders for currants despite prohibition, 132, 149
-, Levant Co. forbids to import, 156.
impossible to prevent supplying munitions, 145
-, queen pawns jewels to, 185.
injured by prohibition of currants, 163
-, send fresh order for currants, 178.
Hollanders will not allow to export munitions to England, 174.
seventy in prison for refusing contributions, 198, 237
-, object to paying tax of fifth, 216.
Venetian concession to, about wool, 208.
suspected as royalists, demand taxes from, 228.
petition for leave to plant colonies in Madagascar, 230.
arrangement with parliament for goods in S. Clara, 232.
supply corn and money for Ireland, 243
-, approached for loan for Irish war, 293.
king sends to Dunkirk to buy frigates, 264.
duties payable by for currants, 299.
remonstrate at seizure of ships, 299
-, require insurance against Warwick, 302.
Venetian favour to, 5, 9, 16, 33, 59, 100.
transfer capital to Netherlands, 133.
(Puritans) funds supplied to parliament, 154.
send currants from Zante, 204
-, Venetian retaliation against, 212.
parliament issues permits to, for privateering, 220, 223.
claim to cargo in Sanita Clara, 226.
-, See also Benicello, Dimitri
-, Bromhall, John
-, Burlamacchi, Francesco
-, Garraway, Sir Henry
-, Hobson, John
-, Hyde, Henry
-, Langham, Thomas
-, Piters, Edward
-, Ricardo, Andrew
-, Soames, Sir Thomas
-, Symonds, Thomas
-, Vassal, Samuel.
Mercurius Aulicus :
quotation from, 306, 307.
Meriden, Merida, Merdid, co. Warwick :
king arrives at, 186, 191.
Messina Sicily :
cargo of silk from, 232.
Meuse, River :
parliament ships watch mouth of, 244, 247.
Michael, the Czar, the Muscovite :
proposed marriage of daughter to Prince Christian Woldemar of Denmark, 303.
Middlesex, county :
many of militia refuse to obey lord lieutenant, 72.
-, lord lieutenant of. See Rich, Henry, earl of Holland.
Middlewich, co. Cheshire :
victory of Brereton at, 260.
Mildmay, Sir Henry, master of the Jewels :
presents gold plate to Giustinian, 208
-, on committee for regalia, 287n.
militia. See trained bands.
Minelli, Domenico, a musician :
appeal of Talbot for, 250, 251.
gratuities paid by ambassadors to, 208.
- See also preachers.
king sets up at Shrewsbury, 181, 186, 235
-, proposes to establish another at Oxford, 235.
Modbury, co. Devon :
engagement at, 219.
Modena, duke of. See Este, Francesco I. de.
Modon [Prov. Messenia, Greece] :
Venetians stop English ship off, 267.
Molino, Antonio, Proveditore of Zante :
despatch to the Senate, 100.
Monceaux, Monceo :
residence for queen of England, 164.
parliament asks for subscriptions for reducing Ireland, 4.
importation of currants involves drain of, 14, 16, 98.
from Spain relieves mart, 97.
shortage of prevents embassies to Venice and France, 109
-, king in great straits for, 177.
king coins, at Shrewsbury, from plate, 181
-, device on, 186.
for Ireland seized at Falmouth, 243
-, seized on Spanish ship, 274.
-, crowns, 52, 226.
-, ducats, 7, 29, 53, 81, 87, 94, 100, 115, 158, 159, 213, 233, 281, 299, 304.
-, florins, 21, 28, 44, 52, 151, 194, 209, 233, 241.
-, Rhenish, 75.
-, francs, 32.
-, lire, 114, 158.
-, pieces of eight, 226.
-, reals, 17, 204, 299.
-, thalers, reichs thalers, 76, 81, 99, 287.
Monmouth, earl of. See Carey, Henry, earl of Monmouth.
Monsieur. See Gaston, duke of Orleans.
Montagu, Edward, earl of Manchester President of the House of Lords :
letter of secretary of state to, 239.
writes to Essex about disarming, 249
-, reply of Essex to, 250.
president of commission on conspiracy, 296.
Montagu, Montegu, Walter :
queen sends to thank Louis, 184
-, sent to Paris, 213
-, back at Hague and report, 233
-, king's letter to intercepted, 258.
Montana [? Berg] :
occupied by elector of Mainz, 12.
Montgomery, earl of. See Herbert Philip.
Montrose, earl of. See Graham, James.
More. See Murray.
Morea, Greece :
proposal to obtain currants from, 15
-, quality inferior, 33, 241, 254, 262.
operations of Hyde in, 144
-, Hyde tries to introduce currants, 232
-, Venice tries to prevent, 241
-, no move for introduction, 254.
removal of Hyde from welcomed by Venice, 262.
Levant Co. choose new consul for, 233, 254.
English consul in. See Ball, Giles
-, Hyde, Henry.
Moresini, Morosino, Alvise, Savio alla Mercanzia, 195.
Moresini, Giovanni, senior councillor :
reply for doge, 77.
Morgan, Edward, priest :
executed at London, 52.
Morton, earl of. See Douglas, William.
Most Christian. See Louis XIII., Louis XIV., kings of France.
Munster [Prov. Westphalia, Germany] :
congress of choice of deputies for, 281, 291, 302, 306.
Munster, Mamonia, Ireland :
rebel success in, 108.
Murray, James, earl of Annandale :
king sends to Scotland, 270
-, supposed betrayal by, 275
-, at Edinburgh, 284.
put under arrest, 293.
Murray, Muri, More, Sir William :
brings queen news to Hague, 63
-, in London from York, suspected intrigues, 125, 126.
king sends to parliament with explanations, 205
-, efforts to win over Scottish nobles, 243.
Muscovite. See Michael, the Czar. N