Val de Vetri, Vangalen's flagship wrecked at, 26.
Valdestraten. See Vanderstraten.
Valencia, Spain, Blake expected to put in at, 285.
Van de Perre. See Perre, Paulus van de.
Vanderstraten, Valdestraten, Peter, Dutch consul at Leghorn :
ordered to pay seamen regularly 22
-, sends to salve Jaersvelt, 26.
Grand Duke orders arrest, 36
-, detained, 40
-, arrested again, 204.
Roothaas announces coming to, 166
-, tells of remonstrance with Grand Duke, 221.
Vandi. See Naudin, Dr. Theodore.
Vangalen. See Galen.
Vanguard, log of quoted, 100n.
Varvenor, Daniel, captured William at Zante, 47.
Vatteville. See Batteville.
Vendome, duke of. See Caesar.
Vendramin, Polo, Venetian Resident at Naples, despatches to the Senate, 14, 19, 27.
Venice, the most serene republic, 140.
despatches sent to, 194.
Paulucci received as minister of, 240.
gold chain voted for Middleton for services, 3
-, letters patent to Coreggio, 67.
English ships at to arm for war, 4
-, English owners will not hire to without guarantee, 4
-, Poole sent to about ships, 7
-, English ships from to join Badiley, 26
-, English ships at Malamocco free to serve, 50, 56.
Rupert and Maurice might enter service, 5.
parliament desires good relations with, 8, 10, 17
-, reply to presented to parliament, 8
-, given to Pauluzzi, 11
-, text, 13.
expresses esteem for parliament, 13
-, cultivation of parliament, 23
-, reply to parliament's letter awaited with impatience, 24.
wishes to use English ships to take biscuit to Zante, 14
-, ship from captured, 102.
remonstrance with Dutch about attack on English ship at Zante, 19-20
-, Vangalen says should be grateful, 31
-, matter dropped, 36-7
-, gratitude to about, 39, 43.
ships used to force hand about recognition, 24
-, Dutch ship with grain for, taken by English, 26
-, ship from taken by English, 91.
lawsuit of Muscovy Company at, 29, 32, 88, 104, 120, 129, 154
-, Hamburg ship in service of, seized, 39.
enquiry if desires levies, 30
-, promised preference in grant of levies, 31
-, offers of levies to, 56-7, 116, 123-4, 129, 134, 139, 140, 143.
gratification at parliament's reply, 31
-, government wishes to disturb as little as possible about ships, 32.
hire of English ship for war, 31
-, offers employment to English sailors at Leghorn, 47.
considered as possible mediator with Dutch, 33
-, ready to mediate if approached, 47.
Charles would have no cause to complain if recognised parliament, 46-7
-, Charles pleased at recognition from, 53.
promises friendly consideration of matter of caviare, 47
-, impatience for decision, 76.
parliament expects further demonstrations from, 52, 59
-, Fleming appreciates goodwill, 55.
nothing will be conceded to Turk to detriment of, 55.
hint at mediation by, 56, 83
-, Sagredo broaches subject to Boreel, 61
-, mediation would be appreciated, 62.
wants guarantee that Dutch will not attack English in service of, 56
-, efforts to secure, 66, 69-71, 76-7, 80, 83-4, 88.
Paulucci assures of friendliness of, 60
-, friendliness to parliament, prepared to send ambassador if reciprocated, 71.
expected to pay attention to reasonable demands of Commonwealth, 76
-, greatly impressed by might of England, 92.
deserves consideration as champion against Turk, 77
-, Philip desires peace to help against Turk, 83.
Fleming urges to take Irish levies, 85, 88, 102, 104
-, objections to levy, 97
-, declined, 116.
Cromwell expresses regard for, 88
-, Commonwealth bent on friendship with, 98.
Fleming speaks to Paulucci of recognition by, 92, 104-5
-, intention to appoint resident at, 99
-, Paulucci to find out about, 125-6.
vote of donation for Paulucci, 97
-, lordship of Adriatic referred to, 99.
Radziciowski means to create diversion for, 103, 107
-, hopes to end days at, 104
-, going to for orders, 107.
charged with partiality to Dutch, 104, 114.
value of English friendship to, 104-5, 152
-, desire to cultivate Cromwell and government, 114.
troops levied in, leaving England, 123
-, considers terms for levies excessive, 151.
ambassador to Porte asked to favour, 125, 136, 144.
will be wise to postpone decision to recognise Commonwealth, 133
-, Paulucci speaks of desire for good relations and exchange of ministers, 136.
letter for handed to Paulucci, 140
-, speedy compliance expected, 141.
commonwealth unlikely to be prompt in sending minister to, 142
-, Sagredo intimates expediency of recognising Commonwealth, 159.
Paulucci urges reply to friendly advances of, 150
-, reply of Council to, expressing readiness to exchange ministers, 157.
hesitation prejudices chances of levies, 151
-, efforts will be made to gratify, 152
-, Cromwell's secretary asks intentions about levy, 162, 170-1.
reply to parliament about caviare suit, 154
-, Cromwell and Council ready to grant levies to, 155
-, Paulucci sees Council about, 157.
Wheel of Fortune contracted to serve, 156, 178
-, Concord hired by, 159.
captains complain that not paid by, 156
-, advances taken as mere compliment, 159
-, Cromwell's secretary friendly to, 162.
England proposes to imitate constitution of, 162
-, ancient ties of friendship with England, 177.
petition for Hendra, imprisoned at, 170
-, accepts Hobson as consul, 202, 218.
Paulucci hints at Cromwell helping against Turk, 170, 177
-, his reply upon, 177
-, reference to, 201.
break down of peace negotiations would be misfortune for, 172
-, peace beneficial to, 210.
should have agent in Ireland, about levies, 194
-, levies to be paid at, 198.
offers of levies to, 198, 216, 250, 263
-, engagement of levies, 211, 223, 229, 245.
Dutch desire peace to help against Turk, 201
-, steps to use peace to get help from English and Dutch, 211.
English fleet in Mediterranean will be useful to, 206, 209
-, hope of help from, 220, 247.
Paulucci intimates need of officially recognising Cromwell, 207, 210
-, Cromwell's resentment at disinclination to acknowledge him, 216.
claim upon, in respect of Relief, 213
-, promise of satisfaction, 223, 226, 235, 244.
Maria Susanna brings cargo to Zante from, 217-8
-, currants taken to, pay low duty, 218.
wishes to gratify Cromwell in every possible way, 223
-, letter of congratulation to Cromwell, 226-7, 237
-, presented, 244.
approach to Cromwell for help against Turk, 226, 237, 244, 257
-, Cromwell expresses desire to help, 244.
desire to cultivate friendly relations with England, 228, 250, 254-6
-, Fleming urges recognition by, 249-50, 255.
wish to hire English ships, 229
-, commercial advantages offered to ships serving, 240.
desires information of AngloSpanish transactions, 245.
negotiations for ships to serve, 247-8.
complaints of not fulfilling promises about payment, 247
-, vote of gratuity for Paulucci, 249.
Cromwell and Council criticise reserve of, 249
-, Cromwell spoke strongly in favour of helping, 250
-, Thurloe ready to discuss helping, 255.
anticipated advantage from Blake's fleet, 252
-, asks for co-operation of fleet, 257
-, anxious for information on designs of fleet, 272.
promises appointment of ambassador if England will respond, 256-7, 269
-, Paulucci instructed about, 270
-, difficulties in way of reciprocation, 274.
advantages from recognition of Protectorate, 271
-, decision to recognise, 288
-, choice of ambassador, id.
jealousy about reception of Genoese ambassador, 284, 287, 291
-, Paulucci should have consulted in matter, 293.
Camerlengo di Comun, 97, 240, 249.
Capitan-General da Mar, 3.
Cinque Savii alla Mercanzia :
reply upon English consuls, 11, 195
-, recommend acceptance of Hobson, 218.
doge of. See Molino, Francesco.
English consul at. See Hobson, John
-, Kent, Joseph
-, Woolph, Walter.
fleet of, English fleet might wish to co-operate with, 207
-, report on fight at Castelli, 216.
merchants of. See merchants, Venetian.
Proveditore-General and Inquisitor of the Islands. See, Molino
Senate decision to hire four ships, 14.
Veth, Herr, declines to act as peace commissioner for Zeeland, 193.
Vienna, Austria, despatch dated at, 120.
Villano, Jan, Gianvillano, Granvillano, Dutch Vice-Admiral :
opens Leghorn battle, 45
-, Appleton strikes to, 46
-, at Leghorn awaiting orders, 59.
lies in wait for English ships, off Strait, 86.
Villefranche, Villafranca [Alpes Maritimes, France], Concord taken forcibly to, 159.
-, Agent of Venice at, 159.
-, Leonardo, resident of Parma in France, correspondence with parliament, 7
-, negotiating return to Paris, 272.
Villiers, George, first duke of Buckingham, favourite of Charles I, 94.
-, George, second duke of Buckingham, Cromwell recalls, 94.
-, Thomas, of Goldsmiths, Company, chosen Lord Mayor of London, 139
-, share in proclamation of Cromwell, 164-5
-, made privy councillor, 168
-, knighted by Cromwell, 185.
state reception of Cromwell in city, 184
-, proclamation of peace before, 209
-, Cromwell warns of need of obedience, 265.
Vittens. See With, Corneliszoon de.
-, Luis Perez de, count of Fuendalsaña, Fuendalsagna, Mazarin's letter to shown to Cromwell, 167
-, proposed conference with about peace, 178
-, pays visit to Condé, 192.
Vizcaya, Biscay, Spain, Irish from Inisboffin to be conveyed to, 66.
Vorst, Jan, captured William at Zante, 47.
Vowel, Peter, executed for share in conspiracy, 239.
Vuart. See With, Witte Corneliszoon de.