Ragusa [Dalmatia, Yugo-Slavia] :
English trade with, 114
-, danger of transfer of trade to, 132.
Ratisbon, Bavaria, Germany :
efforts in Palatine case at, 99.
Reading, Redin, Riding co. Berks :
Rupert raids and plunders, 197
-, king garrisons and fortifies, 210.
prince ill at, 210.
Essex urged to attack, 219
-, attacks on repulsed, 235, 240.
Shippon sent against, 268
-, siege of, 269, 270
-, surrenders, 271, 272, 283.
parliament army quartered at, 282.
-, governor of. See Aston, Sir Arthur.
recusants. See Catholics, Roman.
Reede, Jan van, sieur de Renswoude, Dutch ambassador to England :
nominated, 44, 52, 58
-, falls ill, 67, 68.
Marten's attempt on, provision for by Commons, 287.
Renswoude, sieur de. See Reede, Jan van.
residonts. See under ambassadors.
Ricardo, Andrew :
cargo of currants for, 232.
cargo of, from Venice, 232.
Rich, Henry, earl of Holland : 190.
king deprives of appointments, 42
-, advantage of navy to in settlement with king, 47.
statement to House on complaint against Roe, 64.
lord lieutenant of Middlesex
-, militia refuse to obey, 72.
deputation to king, 108.
anxious to regain king's favour, 108, 263
-, Giustinian sees, views on situation, 178, 179
-, reply to Giustinian about currants, 199, 200, 212.
pays respects to Giustinian, 212.
French king writes to on behalf of Capuchins, 235, 266, 269.
proposes to convey queen to Oxford, 263.
accused of complicity in conspiracy, 296.
Rich, Robert, earl of Warwick :
given command of 30 ships, 26
-, arming squadron, 31, 36.
appointed in place of Pennington, 36
-, king objects but parliament confirms, 38.
goes to take up command, 43
-, opinions about action, 47.
Spaniards uneasy about, 43, 62.
La Ferté promotes appointment, 47
-, doubtful if will recognise Lindsey, 85.
strength of fleet in Downs, 51.
ordered to hand over command to Pennington, 102
-, to blockade Portsmouth, 123, 129.
seizes Dutch ships, 120, 128
-, captures baggage of Rupert and Maurice, 133.
intercepts royal despatches and sends to parliament, 125.
to stop Dutch sending help to king, 142
-, on watch to intercept queen, 185.
captures royal ships, 177, 178
-, returns to Downs, 210.
to command new army, 188
-, refuses command, 210.
ordered to North, 223
-, to prevent foreign supplies reaching king, 235.
sends word of debts owed by parliament, 237
-, presses for pay of navy, 285.
seizes Spanish ship, 275, seizes Dutch ships in reprisal, 296.
to send squadron to Ireland, 278
-, fails to relieve Exeter, 298.
Dutch merchants require insurance against capture by, 302
-, Dutch warships refuse to salute, 306.
Rich, Robert lord :
deprived, of vote, 113.
Richard III., king of England :
religion in Ireland to be as in time of, 238.
Richelieu, Cardinal. See Duplessis, Armand.
Richmond, duchess of. See Villiers, Mary.
-, duke of. See Stuart, James.
Richmond, merchantman :
seized at Falmouth, 243n.
Riding. See Reading.
Ro. See Roe.
Roberto. See Rupert.
Rochester, Rochiester, co. Kent :
troops sent to hold bridge, 202.
Rocroi [Ardennes, France] :
French victory at, 278, 280.
Rodenstein, Georg Anton von, bishop of Worms : 12.
Roe, Ro, Sir Thomas, English ambassador in Germany :
presses for decision, 4
-, threatens to leave, 5, 56.
Bavaria assures of readiness to treat for restitution, 9
-, produces powers but reserved, 9, 10.
criticisms of emperor's reply, 10-12
-, aware of devices to procrastinate, 27.
will appeal to settlement of 1630, 20.
denies need of parliamentary powers, 27.
Trautmannsdorf hopes to satisfy, 28
-, sends answer to emperor, threatening tone, 48.
mediators hold back emperor's paper from, 52
-, comments on imperial proposals, 56-58.
La Ferté's remonstrance about offer of alliance, 62, 64
-, explanation to parliament, 81.
impatient of delays, surprise at Bavaria's demands, 63
-, hopeless of issue, departure, 70, 71.
recalled, 74, 86, 99
-, offer to Bavaria, but expects nothing, 76
-, will not consider larger indemnity, 80
-, leaving, 93, 100
-, leaves unsatisfied, 98.
asks for instructions upon reduced demands, 85.
mediators to offer milder terms to, 86
-, not satisfied, 93
-, emperor condemns, 99.
present to, 98, 99
-, return of, 126
-, violence to on journey out, 179.
writes defending action, 109
-, does not believe emperor's intention to resume negotiations, 127.
arrival near Cologne, 122
-, arrival in Netherlands, 133.
negotiations at Hague, 133, 139
-, leaves, present to, 151.
Palatine comes to hear report, 139.
would like to mediate peace in England, 139
-, betrays partiality to parliament, 151.
Rome, Italy :
Venetian efforts at, for adjustment, 127.
Rotterdam [Prov. S. Holland, Netherlands] :
queen escorted to, 31
-, queen proposes to sail from, 194.
Giustinian at, 230.
king's agents buying munitions at, 302.
Roundway down, co. Wilts :
Waller's defeat at, 304.
Roxburgh, earl of. See Ker, Robert.
Baynton asks leave to pay troops from goods of, 226
-, leave granted, 231.
parliament resolves to confiscate goods of, 261
-, oath of association used to further confiscation, 265.
Lords assent to confiscation of goods, 277
-, proposed sale of houses, 289.
protest innocence of conspiracy in London, 286.
goods of offered to Scots for help, 306.
Rupert, Roberto, Prince Palatine :
arrives in England, 2
-, garter for, 39, 55.
offers service to Venice, 40, 41
-, response to, 49, 68.
leaving for England, 81, 94
-, king sent for, 85
-, order countermanded, 91, 100.
starts but driven back, 103
-, starts again, 128
-, expected in North, 131.
baggage captured, 133
-, ship escorting attacked, 137, 139.
Palatine departs to leave free, 133, 139
-, lands safely, 139, 142.
accident to, 142
-, Dutch give up baggage, 150.
king thinks of making commander of horse, 142
-, appointed, 148.
early activities, indignation against. 148, 170, 177
-, credited with introducing forced contributions from rebels, 161.
victory at Powick Bridge, 170
-, quartered at Ludlow, 175
-, defeats parliament dragoons, 176.
prestige of, 170, 176, 186.
surprises Chichmaster (?Kidderminster), 186
-, in command of rear guard, 191.
at Edgehill, 191.
invests Windsor, 197
-, withdraws from Windsor, 200.
takes Reading and disarms inhabitants, 197
-, raid on Brentford, 201, 204n.
rejoins main body, 202
-, sent to relieve Banbury, 226
-, gives up siege of Cirencester, 231.
Ruthven may temper ardour, 203
-, displeased at Hertford's appointment, 237.
successes in Northants, 240
-, takes and sacks Cirencester, 243.
charges of cruelty against, 243
-, mother encourages to serve king, 256.
leaves Oxford with troop, goes to Cambridge, 253
-, sent to Bristol, in vain, 257.
ineffectual sally towards London, 260
-, sets out from Oxford, 263
-, sacks Birmingham, 266.
king recalls from Lichfield, 268
-, takes Lichfield and rejoins king, 270.
evokes corresponding spirit in enemy, 274.
attempt to cut off supplies of Essex, 292
-, sent to help Hopton, 304.
Russell, William, earl of Bedford, Betfort :
commands parliament horse, 113
-, sent to secure Portsmouth, 123.
operations against Portsmouth, 136.
raises siege of Sherborne, 154
-, defeat by Hertford, 161
-, prepares to attack Sherborne again, 161, 162.
abandons Sherborne and marches to Northampton, 168.
resigns command of parliament horse, supports peace move, 243, 244.
Ruthven, Patrick lord, earl of Forth, Baron Butten :
made commander of royal army, 203
-, objection to, as Scot, 237.