Bagni, Niccolo, papal nuncio in France :
not allowed to transmit money to Ireland, 319.
Balfour, Balfur, Balfort, Sir William, commander of the parliament horse :
to go to relief of Gloucester 84, 86
-, friction with Waller, 86
-, to leave Waller for Essex, 88
-, sent back to Waller, 96
-, condition after escape from Lostwithiel, 140
-, agreement with Condulmier, 215.
Ball, Bol, Giles, English consul in the Morea, starts for Leghorn, 82.
-, co. Oxford, king may move to relief, 141
-, siege abandoned, 146
-, parliament troops chased from, 151, 153.
Barbarigo, Antonio, Proveditore of Zante, despatches to the Senate, 45, 134.
Barbarigo, Zuane, esecutore contra bestemmie, 191.
ships of raid in Cornwall, 209
-, reported fight with Prince Ludovisio, 216.
Turks want to use English ships for, 225
-, Turks send to, for ships, 227, 239. See also Algiers
-, peace signed with Italian league, 96
-, pope means to settle accounts with, 242.
Barbourg [? Portland co. Dorset], approaching fall, 250.
Barcher. See Barker.
Barclay, Robert, Scottish plenipotentiary :
reaches London, 71n
-, sent to Scotland, 170.
Barker, —, envoy to Denmark, returned, 111.
-, Barcher, Robert, captain of the Merchant, 177.
Barnard, Edward, English consul at Aleppo :
chosen ambassador to Porte, 293.
Barnstaple, co. Devon :
submits to king, 21
-, king takes, 139
-, prince flees to, 248.
Baron, Geoffrey, agent of Irish Catholics at Paris :
watches proceedings of Digby, 262.
Baruich. See Berwick.
-, Richard, parliament commissioner to Scotland, 39
-, goes by sea, 42.
Basing House, Rasinous, co. Hants :
Waller repulsed at 41, 44, 46
-, Grenvile betrays plot against, 84, 86
-, king sends to relieve, 138
-, king's success at, 156
-, king determined to relieve, 159
-, Cromwell takes, 220.
Basingstoke, co. Hants, parliament forces concentrate at, 149.
Bath, co. Somerset :
queen's proposed stay at, 116
-, Fairfax occupies, 208
-, leaves troops at, 209.
Batten, William, Rear Admiral of the Fleet, accuses governor of Boulogne of sheltering privateers, 318.
-, skirmishes etc. See Alford
-, Colby Moor
-, Cropredy Bridge
-, Marston Moor
-, Rowton Heath
-, Stow on the Wold
Baul, —, punished for slandering Essex, 98n.
Bavaria, duke of. See Maximilian.
Beaconsfield, Becanfil, co. Bucks, Essex writes from, 5.
Bedford, co. Bedford, parliament commissioners captured near, 32.
-, earl of. See Russel, William.
Bedfordshire, house of queen captured in, 60.
Beeston, Biston, co. Cheshire, Irish capture castle, 60.
Belfast, co. Antrim :
Scots asked to hand over, 309
-, reply, 311.
Belgian people, divided sympathies, 105.
Bellasis, John lord, governor of Newark, reply to summons, 257.
Bellievre, Pomponne de, French ambassador to England :
-, accepts, 262
-, starting, 266, 267
-, preparations to receive, parliament pleased about, 267, 272
-, reaches Dover, 272
-, reception in London, 273
-, audience of parliament, offers mediation, 275, 308, 309.
king will not sign treaty before showing to, 275
-, king welcomes at Newcastle, 276, 283.
sent on Montreuil by sea, 277
-, Montreuil sent back to, English growing suspicions of, 280.
king waiting for reply to despatches sent by, 284
-, leaves king for London, 300
-, difficulty about accommodation, 301, 303.
French swallow insults to, 304
-, stays in London as private person, 305
-, scant ceremony with, 309.
reports negotiations for return of queen and prince, 306
-, wants levy of Irish, 310.
asks leave to return, 308
-, courier of at Paris, 316
-, to wait and see what happens, 321.
jealous of Killigrew's mission to Flanders, 320.
Belvoir, co. Leicester, surrendered to parliament, 246.
Bembo, Dona, councillor at Zante, 45.
Benburb, co. Tyrone, Ireland, victory of O'Neill at, 268, 270.
Bendish, Sir Thomas, chosen ambassador to the Porte, 293n.
Berg ap Zoom, Bergobson [N. Brabant, Netherlands], Orange at, 15.
Berlise, count of, receives Queen Henrietta at Fontainebleau, 150.
Berwick on Tweed, Baruich, Varuich :
Scots allowed to garrison, 28
-, Scots send guns to, 42
-, Scots to start from, 65, 71.
Scots hold on, 202
-, fortifications demolished, 301
-, Scots evacuate, 307.
Beverley, co. York, Cholmley takes, 21.
Bideford, co. Devon, submits to king, 21.
-, Col. John, takes Hereford, 234
-, made governor, 238.
Biron. See Byron.
Biscay, Spain :
ships attacked by pirates, 10.
biscuit, English ships take to Crete, 247.
-, Kent insurgents demand reinstatement, 3
-, revenues of security for payment to Scots, 285, 289.
Biston. See Beeston.
Bohemia, queen of. See Elizabeth, Princess Palatine.
Boisivon, Boisireon, Pierre de, queen sends to England, 10 :
French minister in Scotland, despatches seized in Flanders, 86
-, arrested in North, 105.
Bol. See Ball.
Bolingbroke, earl of. See St. John, Oliver.
Bolton, co. Lanes, Rupert takes, 108.
bombasine, cargo of, 23.
on exactions of Scottish army, suppressed, 291.
on spuriousness of Stuarts, 295. See also "Discourse concerning a true Englishman."
Borbon. See Bourbon.
Bordeaux [Gironde, France] :
Bristol men capture wine from, 50.
border counties :
united against Scots, 61, 62, 65, 69
-, Newcastle promises help to, 71.
Boreel, Borel, William, pensionary of Amsterdam, Dutch ambassador to England, 123.
Borough bridge, Burugh, co. Somerset, captured, 205.
Boroughs, —, Independent minister :
promotes petition for toleration, 78
-, Scots silence, 79.
Bosnia, pope's help for Christians of, 282.
Boston, co. Lincoln, lord Willoughby escapes to, 6n.
Boswell, Sir William, English resident in the Netherlands :
presses for help, 5
-, memorial about preachers slandering king, 51.
-, Bosuil, —, Colonel :
arrested with letters from queen, 314
-, imprisoned, 318.
Botlar. See Butler.
Bouillon, duke of. See Tour, Frederick Maurice de la.
Boulogne [Pas de Calais, France] :
governor of, sharp exchange with English vice admiral, 318.
Bourbon l'Archambault, Borbon [Allier, France] :
Queen Henrietta at, 139, 143.
Bourbon-Condé, Anne de, duchess of Longueville :
goes to attend on Queen Henrietta, 143.
-, Henry II. de, prince of Condé : queen's remarks to about parliamentarians, 154.
-, Louis II. de, due d'Enghien, prince of Condé :
takes Thionville, 10n
-, pleads for Palatine Gonzaga couple, 188
-, preparing to attack, 314.
Braganza, duke of. See John IV., king of Portugal.
Brancford. See Ruthven, Patrick, earl of Brentford.
Brandenburg, elector of. See Frederick William.
Brasset, Braset, M., French resident at the Hague :
Condulmier speaks to about ships, 233.
Broda [N. Brabant, Netherlands] :
Orange pawns lordship of, 10.
Bremen, bishop of. See Frederick, prince of Denmark.
Bren, John, secretary of Gilbert Talbot :
Talbot appeals for, 15, 59, 60
-, king's appeal for, 23
-, acquitted, 64.
Brentford, earl of. See Ruthven, Patrick.
Brereton, Breteton, Bruerton, Sir William :
sent against Irish, 49
-, defeated, 54, 65
-, victory over Irish, 71
-, ovation in city, 75.
Byron reacts against, 73
-, effects of Catholics granted to, 107
-, victory at Malpas, 133, 135
-, defeats royalists, 225.
Brest [Finistere, France], queen gets away to, 123.
Bridge, —, Independent minister :
promotes petition for toleration, 78
-, Scots silence, 79.
-, co. Somerset, Fairfax storms, 205
-, mostly burned, 206.
Brielle, Brill [Prov. S. Holland, Netherlands] :
English captain detained at, 84.
Brienne. See Lomenie.
Bristol, co. Gloucester, 153, 218 :
Waller escapes to 1
-, importance of, 16.
siege of, 2
-, taken for king, 6, 57, 68, 140
-, king goes to and orders defence, 9
-, congratulations on, 22, 23.
parliament thinks of besieging, 14
-, Hopton leaves, 36.
permit to trade in currants, 22, 23, 31, 43, 50, 51, 63, 67, 72, 73, 82, 109.
ships of blockade Plymouth, 30
-, capture ships with corn, 50
-, London resents loss, 62
-, king orders cloth to be taken to, 63.
talk of queen going to, 72, 95, 110
-, she goes, 97
-, queen at, 99.
English soldiers from Ireland at, 75
-, Irish troops land at, 81, 167, 174
-, expected, 145.
parliament permits privateering against ships of, 90
-, king secures retreat to, 107, 110
-, Hopton leaves to fight Essex, 112.
king moves towards, 121, 141, 151
-, Rupert goes to, 135
-, Rupert collecting troops near, 149.
king at, rallies forces, 198
-, Fairfax's measures against, 208, 209
-, besieged, 211-14
-, surrenders to Fairfax, 215
-, king suspects treachery at, 217.
Palatines may embark at, 225
-, troops for Ireland assemble at, 305.
earl of. See Digby, John.
governor of. See Fiennes, Nathaniel.
Britanny, France :
Irish troops land in, 175, 197
-, ships arming in, 233
-, Queen Henrietta allowed to raise troops in, 238
-, prince's followers land in, 251.
Brittanicus, newspaper, squib against king, published in, 208.
Bromhall, Bromhal, Brumal, Brumel, Grumel, John, English merchant :
claim against Levant Co., 119, 120
-, Senate promises to help, 125
-, desires safe conduct, 137.
Brown, Broune, Sir John, defeats Digby in Cumberland, 224.
Browne, Bron, Brim, Major Gen. Richard :
to blockade Oxford, 110, 118
-, finds men laggard, 112
-, sent to Bucks, 113
-, joins Waller, 115
-, takes Greenlands, 118n
-, back in London with scanty forces, 128
-, sent to stop king, 138
-, urges pay for men, 147
-, to command army against Oxford, 209.
Bruce, Thomas, lord, presence in parliament, 11n.
Bruerton. See Brereton.
Brumal, Brumel. See Bromhall.
Brun. See Browne.
Brussels [Prov. Brabant, Belgium] :
duchess of Chevreuse at, 200, 220
-, Lisola at, 201n
-, Dr. Walker at, 202n, 209.
news from, 284.
Buckingham, county of :
king gathering forces in, 38
-, Essex moves to, 62
-, king goes to army in, 99
-, king's activity in, 113.
Buglion. See Tour, Frederick Maurice de la, duke of Bouillon.
Buonaventura, English merchantman :
at Leghorn, 177
-, Sarotti tries to hire, 207.
Bure, M. de, French agent in England :
Burugh. See Borough bridge.
Butler, James earl of Ormonde :
to defend Protestants against Puritans in Ireland, 107
-, won over by garter, 160
-, parliament's demands of, 272, 273
-, declares for parliament, 286, 288.
reported agreement with Catholics, 279
-, narrow escape from ambush, 284
-, parliament has scant confidence in, 289
-, deceived them, 296
-, parliament furious with, 299.
Digby leaves Ireland after conferring with, 290
-, gives sons as hostages, 293.
tries to supply Dublin, 291
-, parleys for surrender, 295
-, makes truce with Catholics, 311.
treating for accommodation with parliament, 309, 310
-, delivers Dublin to Col. Jones, 314.
Digby fears will give up Dublin, 312
-, offers to parliament, 318.
Butler, Botlar, Colonel John :
king sends to London about peace, committed to Tower, 144.
Byron, Biron, Sir John :
sent to help Irish, 49, 58
-, defeats Brereton and takes Nantwich, 65
-, defeated near Nantwich, 71
-, reacts, 73
-, capitulates at Chester, 246
-, gathering forces to join king, 251.