Wales and Welsh, 142 :
army for king forming in, 52
-, Rupert at Shrewsbury for levies, 89.
Hamilton sent to, 67
-, king secures retreat to, 107, 110
-, royalist move in, 114
-, Rupert in, 133.
king's cause prospers in, 153
-, king sends troops towards, 164
-, king's chief reliance on, 166
-, king retires to, 205, 218.
royalist defeat in, 209
-, king mistrusts loyalty and leaves, 210.
coming over to parliament, 223
-, troops for king collected in, 251, 252
-, king's letters to intercepted, 302.
Wales, prince of. See Charles, prince of Wales.
-, Dr. Walter, parliament agent at Brussels, sent and well received, 202
-, not recognised as resident, 206, 209.
Waller, Valler, Colonel, governor of Worcester parleys with, 272.
-, Wolter, Sir William, 165 :
reception in London, 1
-, to command London army, 2, 5
-, busy getting men, 16.
Essex demands enquiry into conduct, 5
-, Essex jealous of, 9, 17
-, Essex lets take men from army, 29.
tries to draw men from Essex, 6
-, in London, army incomplete, 11, 14, 18.
to help invest Oxford, 16
-, consulted about besieging Oxford, 27.
to go and help Essex, unwilling, 21, 25
-, only gets to Windsor, 27.
quarrel with Essex, resigns, 31
-, to serve under Essex and command trained bands, 34.
moves to besiege Reading, report on Newport Pagnell, 36.
goes against Hopton, 36
-, loses supplies, 38
-, repulsed at Basing, 41, 44, 46.
proposed new army for, 47
-, parliament keeps at Farnham, 48
-, weakness of, 51, 53
-, victory over Crawford, 57.
besieges Arundel, 60, 62
-, takes it, 64
-, mortality in army of, 75.
king anxious for defeat of, 62
-, Essex withdraws men from, 68
-, friction with Essex, 70, 86, 88, 107, 114.
committee partial to, 78
-, Grenville knows plans, 81
-, plot to get Basing betrayed, 84.
to go to relief of Gloucester, 78, 84
-, ready to start, 80.
to avoid battle, 88
-, king eager to fight, 89, 91
-, Hopton threatens with attack, 96.
success at Cheriton, 89, 91
-, parliament reinforces, 89, 91, 96
-, retires to Farnham, 94.
in London to consult, 100
-, wants independent command, 100, 102, 107
-, ordered not to stir, 102.
prepares to follow king to West, 104
-, junction with Essex, at Abingdon, 106.
follows king, 110, 113, 118
-, king eludes, 112
-, reverse at Cropredy Bridge, 115.
powerless, asks for reinforcements, 121, 123
-, men desert for maladministration, 126
-, in disrepute with men, 153.
back in London, 126, 128
-, soldiers blame, support in parliament, 126.
only force for saving Essex, 129
-, to attack king in West, 132
-, starts, 133.
at Farnham, ordered to press on, 135
-, Essex gets no help from, 137.
ordered to stop king, 138, 142
-, near Salisbury, precarious situation, 145.
in Dorset, 142
-, at Salisbury, 146
-, king tries to entangle, 147.
charged to protect London, 153
-, self denying ordinance aimed at, 164, 174.
order to check royal activity in West, 174
-, desires to serve Venice, 216, 221, 235
-, terms suggested, 236, 237
-, offer prejudices Atkins, 241
-, permit subject to revocation, 245
-, ordered to attack Channel Islands, 261.
-, lady (née Anne Finch daughter of Thomas Finch first earl of Winchelsea), troops object to being commanded by, 135.
-, co. Berks, king nearly taken, on visit to, 99
-, royal cavalry goes to, 151, 154.
Walloons, appeal to parliament against Catholics, 17.
Walsingham, Sir Thomas, Dillon accused of insulting, 72n.
-, James, governor of Plymouth, reports gathering of French forces, 26
-, doubts about fidelity, 77.
wardrobe, the royal, hangings used to furnish Derby House, 76.
Wareham, co. Dorset, raid from, on Dorchester, 126n.
Warmoud. See Weymouth.
Warriston, lord. See Johnston, Sir Archibald.
-, co. Warwick, Waller goes to, 1
-, Richmond confined at, 259
-, parliament orders king to be taken to, 260.
-, earl of. See Rich, Robert.
Warwick's fleet. See navy.
Washington, Henry, governor of Worcester :
parleys for surrender, 271, 272.
weather, frosts, gales, storms, 87, 159, 172, 223, 225 :
stops military operations, 66, 68, 162, 164.
Weckerlin, G. R., secretary to Committee of Both Kingdoms, suggests officer to serve Venice, 216, 217.
Weldon, Col. Ralph, governor of Plymouth, parliament rewards for fidelity, 240.
Welsh. See Wales.
Wenman, Thomas, viscount, deputation to king, 157n.
Westcester. See Chester, West.
West Indies, Orange sells interests in, 10.
letter dated at, 189.
disorderly mobs at, 8
-, Walloons at, against Catholics, 17
-, suggestion for both parliaments to meet, at 81
-, king wishes to come to, 239.
Abbey, Pym buried in, 53
-, monument for, 58.
-, royalist forces gather in, 132, 133
-, Scots go against, 138, 140.
Weston, Jerome, earl of Portland, goes over to king, 11.
Weymouth, Warmoud, Varmoud, co. Dorset :
royalists take, 9
-, supplies through, 15
-, Piccolomini sails from, 97
-, Essex takes, 112, 113, 115.
governor of. See Ashburnham, William.
Whalley, Valler, Col. Edward, governor of Worcester, parleys with, 272.
Wharton, Philip lord, presence in parliament, 11n.
-, Sir Thomas, parliament sends to Ormonde, 289n.
wheat, 24 :
English ships take to Crete, 247, 274.
White, Robert, imprisoned for speech against king, 208n.
Whitelocke, Bulstrode, deputation to king, 157n.
-, William lord, prepares resistance to Scots in border counties, 32, 108
-, Rupert moves to join, 111.
Widinbanch. See Windebank.
-, isle of, co. Hants, parliament anxiety about, 44
-, measures to defend, 70
-, men from, go to serve under Waller, 91
-, Chevreuse arrested in, 192
-, English attack Swedish ships off, 316n.
William, English merchantman, of London, at Leghorn, 177.
-, lord, of Parham, M. di Wilibi, takes Gainsborough, 3
-, taken prisoner, 6.
-, Henry lord, lieutenant gen. of royal cavalry, falls on trained bands, 18
-, arrested, sent to Exeter, 133.
Winceby, co. Lincoln, royalist cavalry surprised at, 34.
Winchester, marquis of. See Paulet, John.
Windebank, Widinbanch, Sir Francis, ex secretary of state, arrives at Oxford, 61.
Windsor, co. Berks, 27 :
Essex retires to, 29
-, money for army sent to, 34, 57
-, army moves to, 36, 60.
king contemplates capture, 34
-, royalists raid up to, 77.
castle, London petition for defence, 155
-, provisioned, 156.
from Bordeaux, 50
-, Crawford asks Waller for, 57
-, muscat, 216.
Wolfgang William, duke of Neuburg, deputies of at Hague, 25, 28.
Wollaston, Sir John, lord mayor of London :
objects to trained bands being sent away from London, 46
-, men bringing royal papers to arrested, 49
-, king writes to, encouraging peace move, 64
-, entertains parliament, protests solidarity, 67.
Wolter. See Waller.
-, riot of, at Westminster, 8
-, punishment for, 11.
Woodhouse, in Fifield Bavant, co. Wilts, clothiers hanged at, in reprisal, 126.
-, Ustock, Vodstak, co. Oxford, king retires to, 106
-, attempt to relieve fails, 258.
wool, 24 :
cargo for Constantinople, 282.
Worcester, Wster, co. Worcester :
riot at, put down, 63
-, king at, 112
-, Maurice collects troops near, 201
-, Scots advance on, 202
-, ready to surrender, 268, 271, 272
-, surrenders, 275.
governor of. See Astley, Sir Jacob
-, Washington, Henry.
-, earl of. See Somerset, Henry.
Worcestershire, king leads army into, 110, 113.
worship, public, parliament order for regulating, 159, 173.
Wriothesley, Thomas, earl of Southampton :
king sends to parliament, 161, 164
-, reception, 166
-, peace propaganda, 168
-, returns to Oxford, 168
-, king asks pass for, 231.
Wster. See Worcester.