Fairfax, Thomas, viscount, General Fairfax, chosen for new representative, 90.
Falconbridge, Thomas, receivergeneral, 234n.
fast, Cromwell ordains day for, 199.
-, Christopher, preacher, attack on Cromwell, arrested, 169
-, advocates royal cause, imprisoned at Windsor, 187.
Ferdinand III, the emperor :
Wilmot awaiting pleasure of, 24
-, Wilmot makes no impression on, 28
-, intimates intention to recover imperial fiefs occupied by Dutch, 93.
Ferriere, Chevalier de la, commanding French squadron, English vowed to vengeance against, 291.
-, Fieschi, Ugo, Genoese minister to England, appointed but not arrived, 270
-, at Paris, confers with Brienne, 293.
-, administration of reformed, 78
-, Barebones parliament appoints committee for, 106.
Finch, Charles, offer of levy to Venice, 139.
Fiscal, duties of, in Dutch fleet, 38.
Fitzpatrick, Col. ? Lord Pat., sent to persuade Irish levies to go on enterprise to Italy, 113.
Flamborough head, co. York, Dutch fleet off, 60.
Flanders, the Spanish Netherlands :
courier of, 70.
news from, 14, 110, 114, 178, 232.
despatches sent via, 29, 194, 237, 239, 248, 263.
wool for army in, 1.
cargoes of ship building stores for seized by Dutch, 5
-, Hamburg ship for seized, 39.
duke of Gloucester landed in, 43
-, Barriere back from, 76, 198.
fear of goods from Leghorn being seized in, 53.
fleet seizes ships with goods for, 79, 96
-, St. Anna allowed to proceed to, 156.
Tromp sails towards, avoiding Blake, 85
-, remnants of Dutch fleet driven towards, 87.
Dalmatians and Albanians go to, 123
-, Marsin expected to go to, 159.
French court going to frontiers of, 173.
Barriere goes to on Conde's business, 192
-, levy of Irish for Spanish service in, 194, 198
-, Irish landed in, 204.
Romero returns to, 196
-, Giovanni Moresini stays in, 203
-, Zanardi going to, 231.
English troops for Conde landed in, 208
-, delay of fleet prevents decision about forces in, 233.
Spanish weakness against France shown in, 224
-, Spaniards penniless in, 232.
Dutch move to get English trade excluded from, 225.
Spain might grant English part in, to produce rupture with French, 242.
sudden departure of Conde for, 286
-, French designs on make Spain need England, 290.
-, governor of. See Leopold, William, Archduke of Austria.
fleet. See Navy.
-, Danish. See Denmark, fleet of.
-, the Dutch. See Netherlands, fleet of.
-, French. See France, fleet of.
-, Spanish. See Spain, fleet of.
-, Venetian. See Venice, fleet of.
Fleetwood, Flitud, Fiibart, Charles, Viceroy (sic)of Ireland :
offers Irish levies to any amount, 56
-, Paulucci to get particulars about, 71
-, recalled from Ireland, 74.
gives permission for Irish levy to Cooke and Lunsford, 139-40
-, Cooke nephew of, 198.
commander-in-chief in Ireland, residence at Dublin, 187.
Fleming, Sir Oliver, master of the Ceremonies, 147.
Paulucci asks help for Sagredo's stolen goods, 10
-, brings reply about, 54.
speaks about English ships serving Turks, 10, 53
-, Paulucci to thank about, 28
-, pleased at thanks, 55.
brings parliament letter to Paulucci, 11
-, attends Paulucci to audiences, 24, 34, 88
-, Paulucci to thank and cultivate, 31, 197.
asks foreign ministers not to admit native Catholics to services, 21.
goes to Paulucci about lawsuit at Venice, 32
-, Paulucci to give assurances about, 47
-, Paulucci satisfies, 76.
tells Paulucci of peace moves, 54, 89
-, confidences to Paulucci on Portuguese negotiations, 88.
offers of levies, 56, 102, 134, 155
-, urges the employment of Irish levies, 85, 88, 102, 104
-, answer to, 97, 116.
Paulucci speaks to of ships in Venetian service, 83-4
-, promises Paulucci answer from Council, 89, 92.
goes with condolences on death of prince of Portugal, 91
-, opinion about peace prospects, 95.
speaks to Paulucci about recognition, 92-3, 104
-, and of friendship for Venice, 98-9.
says Dutch miscalculated in declaring war, 99
-, says Portugal will pay dear for helping Rupert, 101.
says change of government makes no change of forms, 101-2.
complains of Venetian partiality for Dutch, 104, 114
-, tells Paulucci of Texel victory, 110.
shows how England "can help Venice, 104-5
-, Paulucci to get decision from about levy, 134-5
-, promises, 151-2.
Paulucci cultivates, 105
-, Paulucci speaks to, on friendly relations, 126
-, promises reply upon, 151.
King of Denmark writes friendly letter to, 112.
under a cloud owing to jealousy of Council and nationality, 126-7, 141
-, not present at Paulucci's audience, 136
-, present at later one, 157.
hands letter to Paulucci, 140
-, presses for speedy answer, 141, 155
-, Paulucci expects reply from, 147.
opinion about peace, 141
-, very reserved about, 152
-, tells Paulucci of appointment of Dutch commissioners, 189.
hands Paulucci reply about mutual relations, 155
-, reply to commended, 201.
tact and ability keep in place and credit, 157
-, in great spirits at change of government, 166.
introduces Paulucci to Cromwell, 177
-, says if peace made government will do something worthy of its strength, 189.
speaks to Paulucci about Irish levy, 189, 198
-, at Bordeaux's state reception, 199
-, snatches off hat of Swedish envoy, 207.
attends Paulucci to audience, and interprets, 244.
speaks to Paulucci of advantages of recognition, 249-50, 255, 271
-, Paulucci to tell of Senate's desire for good understanding, 256
-, to see him about an ambassador coming, 269
-, Paulucci informs, gratified, 271.
Paulucci tries to see about reception of Fiesco, 286, 292
-, reply to Paulucci about, 290.
Flemish merchants. See under merchants.
-, ships. See under ships.
Flitud. See Fleetwood.
Florence [Prov. Firenze, Italy], 33.
despatches dated at, 5, 7, 10, 13, 15, 23, 26, 28, 32, 36, 40-1, 44, 53, 56-7, 59, 66, 69, 70, 74, 86, 91, 97, 102, 105, 151, 166, 204, 213, 221, 229, 258, 269, 280, 285, 288, 291.
pamphlet printed at, 46.
instructions to Venetian minister at, 1, 51, 19, 31, 36, 47, 50, 66, 71, 273, 275.
English released sailors pass through, for Malamocco, 50
-, Offelan arrives at with Rospigliosi, 57.
cargoes of grain for captured, 151.
Grand Duke of. See Medici, Ferdinand II de'.
Florentines at Rome, resent unfriendliness of pope, sure of good will of England, 220.
Flushing [Prov. Zeeland, Netherlands], cautionary town held by Elizabeth, 102.
Fontainebleau [Seine et Marne, France], letters dated at, 41, 47, 66, 70.
foreign ministers. See under ambassadors.
Foucault, Louis de, comte de Daugnon, Dognon, comes to terms with king, 52, 73.
-, John, lord mayor of London, submission to Cromwell, 67
-, Cromwell confers with about subsidy from city, 144.
letters sent via, 29
-, letters from held up, 38.
offer to investigate origin of dispute with England, 3
-, asked to give up captured English ships, 17.
Dutch fleet off coast of, 8
-, English chasing Dutch merchantmen off, 35.
Mazarin suspected of using Bordeaux to allay disturbances in, 9
-, has nothing to fear but own forces, 18.
Bordeaux to reconcile with England, 17, 35
-, parliament recognises harm of bad relations with, 19
-, negotiations with make little progress, 43.
Bruin wishes to keep English from listening to, 23
-, and the Dutch, id.
Tromp convoying merchantmen from, 37
-, Dutch refitting off, 39.
doubts about genuineness of friendly professions, 43
-, parliament recognised by, 47
-, commercial relations with, resumed, 49
-, answer received upon, 55.
Mazarin negotiating league with Holland and Portugal, 50
-, Dutch not ready to break with Spain for, 51.
sincerity of advances suspected, 52
-, alarmed by Anglo Dutch peace overtures, 58
-, fears England helping Spaniards, 59.
English place no reliance on projects and decisions of, 52
-, alarm at appearance of English fleet off Calais, 62.
Paulucci impoverished by service in, 53, 88.
Irish levies for Spaniards carried off to service of, 57
-, Irish enrolling under flag of, 80.
question of admitting English squadrons into ports of, 77.
talk of sending duke of York to draw Irish to service of, 80
-, 4,000 Irish pass over to, 113.
reasons for mistrusting, 82
-, English enmity would harm more than Dutch alliance would benefit, 83, 98.
Cromwell likely to use dissimulation rather than open hostility with, 83
-, Cromwell may attack if Dutch peace ensues, 94.
Dutch negotiations for alliance with expected to go on, 89
-, Boreel pressing for alliance, 97, 128, 131.
Fleming cites treatment of, about envoys, 92
-, question of indemnity from not settled, 113.
Mazarin fears attack on and sends to Bordeaux to prevent, 95
-, objection to English hiring frigates to Spaniards, 98
-, England counts on continuation of war with Spain, 130.
Radziciowski to travel through, 107, 134
-, return of Charles for asylum in, 114.
peril to, from Anglo Dutch alliance, 108
-, peril to from Anglo Dutch peace, 113.
England will seek to promote civil strife in, 109
-, growing ill will to, 112, 138, 158, 162, 183.
Irish plan to betray Barcelona to, 113
-, Preston employed in, 116-7.
Dutch merchantmen from, in Sound, 126
-, war judgment on Dutch for making peace with Spain without, 128.
English attitude to Dutch hope of help from, 130
-, Mazarin fears Dutch peace means war with, 167.
English glad at revolt of Protestants in, 130
-, injury done to trade by English cruisers, 150.
weather stops communication with, 147
-, passports of needed for levies, 155.
peace will leave England free to vent ill will on, 154
-, a difficulty in way of the peace, 156, 182
-, exasperation with England, but dissemble, 176.
keeps minister in England, though no reciprocity, 159-60
-, fear of England an inducement for peace with Spain, 173.
Bordeaux considers rupture with England more imminent, 167
-, envoys sent to thwart Spanish intrigues against, 171
-, Mazarin says England will not injure, 183.
hoped Cromwell will not attack directly, 173
-, Spanish hopes of Cromwell attacking, 176, 181
-, evil designs on, 193.
Cromwell's interest never to leave disengaged, 176
-, dangerous because of Stuart connection, 184.
report of design against Artois, 178
-, peace with Holland would upset plans for campaign in Italy, 187
-, Milanese true objective of, 188.
proposal to make Dutch arbiters of peace with Spain, 178
-, Conde will serve Spain so long as Italian rules in, 192.
Dutch not disposed to insist about inclusion in peace, 182.
Cromwell tells Baas that knows of intrigues with Dutch, 183
-, friendly relations impossible with while harbours Charles, 187.
antipathy to shown by capture of all ships flying flag of, 186
-, trade suffers more than English, 193.
efforts to upset Anglo Dutch peace, 188, 199
-, advances of indicate failure of efforts, 193.
Charles asked to leave in interest of friendly relations with England, 190
-, he is ready to meet wishes of, id.
-, Charles leaves, 232, 235
-, general sympathy for Charles, 285.
adjustment with under consideration, 193
-, English glad of favourable disposition in, 195
-, not convinced of sincerity of, 198, 204.
independent attitude about Anglo Dutch peace, 199
-, English fleet cause of constant apprehension to, 202, 204, 206.
various opinions about official recognition of Protectorate, 200
-, desire of adjustment only increases acts of aggression at sea, 207.
troops sent to coast defences from suspicion of English fleet, 202, 204
-, but no landings expected, 213.
commissioners appointed to discuss adjustment with, 203
-, exorbitant claims against, 204.
Cromwell might intervene in, helping Condé, 205
-, Spanish efforts to make Cromwell break with, 216, 242.
dread of English fleet checks moves against Italy, 206
-, pope says English preparing to take revenge on, 208
-, raid on Cancale shows ill will to, 217.
English behaviour indicates agreement with Spaniards to harass, 208
-, expectation that England will turn against, 209
-, Cancale raid may be pretext for war with, 215
-, England waiting for operations on larger scale, 220.
war with would lead to trouble with Dutch, 209
-, reprisals at sea continue, 215.
party of, at Tuscan Court, 213
-, pope not on good terms with, 218.
army of Piedmont, on the road, 213
-, Spain unable to measure swords with, 224.
more anxious for good understanding than England, 215
-, Grand Duke thinks Cromwell cannot easily break with, 221.
English fleet cruising off coast, 220
-, Spaniards hope Cancale affair will lead to war with England, 221.
naval activity of causes Grand Duke to defend Leghorn, 221
-, Grand Duke puzzled by Cromwell's behaviour to, 229.
suspected of helping Scottish rebels, 223
-, London expecting news of Charles' departure from, 239.
negotiations with restrain Spain from irritating England, 226
-, adjustment with will be difficult, 228
-, negotiations more favourable, 239
-, Spaniards alarmed about, 242.
possible attack by fleet on, 228
-, preparations to defend coast, 231.
suspected share in plot against Cromwell, 230, 232
-, Spaniards fear plot may prevent breach with, 233.
king of Spain obtains project of treaty with England, 233
-, negotiations with more uncertain than ever, 234
-, English impatient to know how Baas' dismissal received in, 235.
need to prevent hostility of England, 236
-, England bears taxation in hope of advantage from, 239.
Portuguese ambassador leaving for, 238
-, Paulucci's service in, 239.
insists on single comprehensive treaty with England, 242
-, talk of sending Whitelocke to about negotiations, 245.
Cromwell displeased about victory at Arras, 242
-, result at Arras likely to disclose English intentions concerning, 247
-, victory at Arras, 258.
Cromwell considers offers a trick, 242
-, negotiations with continue, 251-2.
probability of fleet being ememployed against, 247, 258
-, expected invasion of, 252
-, apprehension in about English fleet, 261, 267.
reprisals on flag continue, 251, 271, 274, 287, 290, 293
-, as reprisals against, 287.
idea of Spanish marriage encouraged to alarm, 254
-, Villeré expelled from, 272n.
indemnity claimed by English merchants sole obstacle to peace with, 256
-, adjustment probable if satisfies them, 261.
Cromwell speaks in parliament of negotiations with, 259
-, difficulties in way of treaty with, 265
-, negotiations in suspense during parliament crisis, 267.
demand to exclude Stuartsfrom, 265
-, fleet used to get advantages from, 276.
Spain likely to make feeble defence against, 270
-, agreement with England must injure Spain, 276.
negotiations with take bad turn, 271, 274
-, negotiations resumed, 276
-, suspended, 278, 280.
supports Friesland against Holland, 279
-, designs in Flanders and Italy make Spain need England, 290.
trade with Canada, 282
-, Servien denounces patience as pusillanimity, 287.
talk of English fleet going against, 286
-, alarm in at advance of Blake's fleet, 290.
expectation of open rupture with, 286, 290
-, nothing wanting for war but declaration, 292.
independence of English attitude to, 286
-, Fieschi offers mediation with England, 293.
Venetian instructions to ministers in, 1, 13, 19, 28, 31, 37, 42, 47, 71, 97, 114, 129, 134, 144, 151, 154, 181, 201, 211, 223, 226, 228, 249, 254, 256, 272, 288.
Admiral of. See Caesar, duke of Vendome.
Council of, pirates have protectors in, 227.
-, fleet of :
took part in plundering English merchants, 19
-, catches Irish levies at sea, 34
-, Bordeaux seeking help against, 75.
unequal to meeting English and Dutch, 109.
report of ships to join Dutch fleet, 191
-, captures colliers from Scotland, 196.
English, squadron intended to thwart designs on Italy, 209
-, English may be waiting to see engaged with Spaniards, 226
-, English squadron will fight if meets, 237, 278
-, Blake has orders to fight, 284, 293
-, Blake expected to fight, 290-1.
surprise that no Spanish force to oppose Toulon fleet, 243.
Sarotti to observe proceedings of (under Guise), 275
-, chases English ships in Mediterranean, 278
-, ignominious break up of Guise's fleet, 291.
extension of will make English more anxious for supremacy, 279
-, Spaniards say Blake has come to fight, 285.
absence makes attack on Guienne easy, 286
-, Blake's fleet mistaken for at Naples, 293.
-, King of. See Louis XIV.
-, merchants of. See merchants, French.
-, queen mother of. See Anne of Austria.
-, ships of. See ships, French.
Frederick III, king of Denmark :
means to stand by Holland, 8
-, Bradshaw sent to learn intentions, 21
-, alliance with Holland against England, 26.
punished those who insulted Bradshaw, 22
-, hostile treatment of English ships, 106.
fits out large fleet, anxiety in England about, 43, 49
-, will have to pay indemnity, 10
-, damages claimed from, 201.
Charles asks for ships and men, 59.
writes to Fleming expressing regard for Commonwealth, 112
-, cooled by Dutch reverses, contemplates separate peace, 126.
Dutch hope will convoy merchantmen, 126
-, gives no help, keeps on defensive, 128.
deals leniently with English ships, hopes to mitigate wrath, 142
-, English incensed with for seizure of ships, 182.
envoy from said to be with Dutch commissioners, 191
-, included in defensive, alliance with English and Dutch, 218.
Charles thinks of going to, 232
-, Sehested supposed on bad terms with, 281.
Frederick William, elector of Brandenburg, insists on convocation of States General, 235.
Plaiter has letters of marque against, 170
-, fear of reprisals on in England restrains people of St. Malo, 208.
many arrested in London for conspiracy, 227
-, residents at Leghorn disarmed, 229.
Cromwell will seize all property of, at sea, 228
-, loss through seizure of salt, 287.
close watch on residents in England, 231
-, admire rather than love Cromwell, 235
-, negotiations with alarm Spaniards, 251.
English expel from Canada 276 282, 287
-, natural inclination to piracy, 287.
-, Protestants. See Huguenots.
Fribart. See Fleetwood.
Friesland, province of, Netherlands :
commissioner from, for England, 89
-, nominates own captain to succeed Tromp, 124.
opposed to peace, hopes of compelling to agree, 181
-, Cromwell warns of consequences of disagreeing with Holland, 241.
chooses Orange for CaptainGeneral, 248
-, espouses cause of Orange, 271, 279
-, French support for, 279.
-, governor of. See Nassau Dietz, Count William Frederick of.
-, captured on Dutch ships, 165
-, cargo of from Canaries for London taken by French, 292.
Fuendalsana, Fuendalsagna, count of. See Vivero, Luis Perez de.