Nakskov, Nascou [in Laaland, Denmark], king of Sweden away at, 60.
Nani, Giovanni Battista, Venetian Ambassador extraordinary in France:
-, despatches to the Senate, 75, 82, 85, 90, 93, 96, 111, 113, 147, 158, 162, 178, 181, 189, 209.
-, away from Paris, 107, 120; reports England negotiating alliance with Turkey, 171.
Naples, Italy, kingdom of:
-, news from, 250.
-, wine of, exported to England, 179; Charles sends to for a felucca, 225; feluccas from for Charles, 250.
-, forty horses from, at Madrid, 236; pressure to send troops from, to fight Portuguese, 261.
-, viceroy of. See Bracamonte, Gaspard de, count of Peñaranda.
Nascou. See Nakskov.
Nassau, Henry Frederick of, prince of Orange, 283.
-, princess Maria of:
suggested as bride for Charles, 282, 300; a rich heiress, 283.
Spaniards would prefer to Portuguese bride, 283, 291; Batteville proposed, 292.
-, William II of, prince of Orange, 156, 198, 283, 292.
-, William III of, prince of Orange, restored to all honours and title of father, 156; princess Maria heir of, if dies, 283.
Nassau Siegen, John Maurice of, prince Maurice of Nassau, ambassador of Brandenburg to England, expected, 245; arrives at Gravesend, 260; enters London, first audience, 263; Dutch ambassadors absent from coronation because of, 286.
naturalisation of individuals, act for, 199, 237.
Navigation Act, receives royal assent, terms of, 199; Speaker explains intention of, 200; mortal blow to Dutch, who try to obtain withdrawal, 211.
-, scarcity of money prevents other forces being in commission, 5; ships scattered, few to resist attempt at invasion, 12.
-, ships commissioned to cruise in Channel, 30; commanders appointed, 31; decision to have squadron of 12 ships in Channel, 42.
-, parliament means to have control of, 33; London asked for loan to supply needs, 127.
-, 15 ships to be sent to Sound, but action put off, 73; parliament does not think it necessary to send back to Sound, 81; no other fleet expected in Sound, 90.
-, rebels secure men of war at Portsmouth, 102.
-, no ships seen in Strait, 102; three frigates attack Spanish galleons, 160; they carry off ship at Alicante, 169.
-, Lawson enters Thames with 23 ships, 105; can stop trade and coerce city, 107.
-, squadron to go and defend Irish coasts from pirates, 137.
-, Montagu reports submission to king, 145; poll tax employed for paying off, 194.
-, arms and devices of republic removed from ships, 145; king urged speedy disbanding, 195.
-, Spanish Court relieved by report of peace because of blow threatened by, 172; Spain hopes for assistance of against Portugal, 186.
-, ships sent to S. Sebastian for Batteville, 186, 191; ship sent for Salviati, 260.
-, ships sent to fetch prince de Ligne, 191; takes queen to Havre, 237.
-, customs revenues absorbed by, 195; paying off will greatly relieve exchequer, 200.
-, money provided for paying off, 199, 202; heavy cost of, 206; poll tax used for, 213; parliament devoting special attention to, 218.
-, squadron at Algiers for release of slaves, 202.
-, only 20 ships kept in commission, 202; council of trade decides to arm 32 ships, 246, 256; Venetian interest in, 256, 278, 283, 298.
-, ten ships preparing, destination uncertain, 266; probably for E. Indies, 272, 274; decision to make up numbers to twenty, 274; delayed by lack of money, 277, 297, 300.
-, Dutch suspicious of arming, 289; causes uneasiness to Spaniards and Dutch, 300, 303.
-, likely to be sent to Mediterranean, 290, 297; Montagu to have command, 297; fifteen ships nearly ready, working towards Downs, 300; still at anchor, 304; Montagu goes to join, 306.
-, surmises about objects, 300, 304; to go first against Algiers, 306.
-, fleet under Montagu:
-,-, still riding at anchor, 1; no sign of moving, 4: difficulty of finding crews for, 5.
-,-, said to be going to Sound, 2; if peace in North might go to Mediterranean, 5; Venice wants to know destination, 10.
-,-, sails for Sound, 7; arrives at Skaw, 9; reported at Sound, 11, 15, 19; government repents sending to Baltic, 12.
-,-, Pinocci trying to prevent helping Sweden, 9; no news of, 39, 40, 42.
-,-, Montagu to hand over to Lawson, 26; feared Montagu may refuse, 27; parliament very anxious about, 30.
-,-, crews of devoted to Montagu, 26; submission to parliament, 34; commissioners probably have instructions about, 43.
-,-, at Copenhagen, 49; letters received from, 60.
-,-, all but two or three returned with Montagu, 69; parliament not pleased at return, 72.
-,-, Council to enquire on reasons for return, and report, 72; Montagu ordered to go on board and cruise in Channel, 130.
-,-, weather-bound in Thames, 130, 132, 135, 137; whole fleet will go to fetch king, 143; ordered to Holland for, 145; off Dutch coast, 149; Charles sails to England with, 153.
-, squadron in Mediterranean:
-,-, order to stop goods of Marseillais, because of Cesy's debts, 49; expected back, 69; arrives in Downs, 73, 78.
-,-, other ships to be sent, because of trade, 73; Poole sent to, 73n.
-,-, activities about Zante, 120, 133; ordered to seize all Spanish ships, 121; Venetian representations about, 133, 147, 150, 188–9; ordered to conform to Venetian laws, 189.
-,-, Genoese join to go against Montesarchio, 162.
Nemours, Elizabeth duchess of, coach of, causes trouble at Jermyn's entry, 264.
Netherlands, Dutch, High Mightinesses, Holland, States, United Provinces, 167.
-, English government proposes to copy model of, 70.
-, have consul at Venice, 221.
-, truce with preliminary to recognition of independence, 254.
-,-, Montagu's fleet to intimidate, 2; help for Sweden might involve hostilities with, 5.
-,-, of great importance to, to save Denmark, 2; new forces of not ready, 7.
-,-, Rosenwing comes to England from, 9; Frisendorff makes reflections on, 39.
-,-, efforts of, for adjustment between Sweden and Denmark, 15, 30, 34, 52, 82; hitch over, 16, 19.
-,-, offended by capture of ships by English privateers, 18; suffer from letters of marque issued to English by Sweden and Portugal, 77.
-,-, Nieuport treating for confirmation of treaty with Oliver, 40; need to stand closely with English, 49.
-,-, insist on separation of Denmark from emperor, 49; troops allow munitions to enter Copenhagen, 52.
-,-, force Denmark to yield and abandon allies, 55; pressure of, may force Denmark to enter negotiations, 63.
-,-, reported defensive alliance with Protestant powers, 55; Charles X considers as enemies, 82; he will not accept arrangements of, 87.
-,-, mean to compel two kings to peace and secure English concurence, 64; English propose to send fleet in case fail to keep word, 73.
-,-, English want to mediate adjustment between, and Portugal, 77.
-,-, not pleased at English decision not to send back fleet, 81; urging upon England duty to succour Denmark, 87.
-,-, victory over Swedes in Funen, 102.
-,-, Bendish suggests alliance with Turks, 124; claim Trondjhem as pledge for expenses in war, 144; warned against, 145.
-,-, many preparing to cross to Charles in, 143; Montagu sent to, to fetch king, 145.
-,-, invite Charles to Hague, 149; great demonstrations at departure of Charles, 153.
-,-, dissensions at Copenhagen, want to get footing in Norway, 150; English likely to help against Sweden, 157.
-,-, united with England would be formidable to all, 153.
-,-, Dunkirk serves as bridle on, 164, 198; injury done by, in Indies, 181.
-,-, representations of Charles to, to have Nieuport removed, 165; ambassadors expected from, 207, 211.
-,-, dispute between Provinces over embassy to England, 165; princess of Orange leaves for England, 198; she is driven back to, 201.
-,-, Charles writes to, for strange craft, 208; present of, to Charles, 219; he receives barques from, 225.
-,-, most affected by Navigation Act, 199.
-,-, Navigation Act mortal blow to, hope to get withdrawn, 211; Act will inflict special harm on, 227.
-,-, passports for Venetian ambassadors asked for in, 215.
-,-, Collalto to go towards, 236; squadron for E. Indies would only be to bridle, 266.
-,-, Spain refuses help of, against Portugal, from policy, 241; Spaniards fear Charles may be forced to union with, 247.
-,-, Charles asked to mediate between Portuguese and, 258; mediation said to be invention of Hyde, 259; mediation offered, 282, 304; ready to treat, but must be in Holland, 304.
-,-, appeal of knights of Malta for help against encroachments against, 272.
-,-, Maltese ships with letters of marque against, 273; Spain will have great difficulty in getting ships from, 304.
-,-, anxious about intentions of England, 274, 283, 289, 300.
-,-, in treaty to offer Maria of Nassau to Charles, 282–3; increase offer, 291.
-,-, Spain would prefer English alliance with to one with Portugal, 291.
-,-, Downing sent to as resident, to promote adjustment with Portugal, 305, 307; negotiations with Portugal more troubled than ever, 307.
-, fleet of:
-,-, difficulty of retaining crews of, 2; heavy cost of, at Sound, 60.
-,-, Montagu to observe behaviour of, 5, 7; English very uneasy about, 12, 18; Dutch decide to send to Sound, 19; at Copenhagen, 49.
-,-, English consider sufficient to bring Sweden to reason, 81.
-,-, two squadrons arming, for Ocean and Mediterranean, 267; more ships to be armed, 274; Giavarina to keep eye on, 283.
-, ships of. See ships, Dutch.
-, States General:
-,-, de Thou suggests joint mediation to, between northern kings, 2; suspicious of English designs, 19.
-,-, order preventing ships from sailing, 18; fresh instructions of for Nieuport, desire friendly relations with England, 28–9.
-,-, send commissioners to Charles at Brussels with apologies, 129; Charles ceremoniously received in, 149, 156–7.
-,-, would seize opportunity of marriage for closer union with England, 283; exerting themselves to upset Portuguese match, 290–1.
-, -, President of. See Veth, Adrian.
-, the Spanish. See Flanders.
Newbury, state ship, in Mediterranean, 169n.
Newcastle on Tyne, co. Northumberland:
-, royalist force reported at, 67; Lambert stationed at, 105.
-, Monk marching on, 89; deputies of Monk and Lambert meet at, 94, 101, 103.
newspapers, forbidden to publish proceedings of parliament, 9.
Nicholas, Nicolas, Sir Edward, secretary of state:
-, in bed with gout, 188; says behaviour of ships at Zante concerns duke of York, 189.
-, surprised at report of alliance with Turk, which denies, 192; promises assistance for succour against Turks, 206.
-, Giavarina thanks for excepting Venice from decree recalling subjects, 206.
-, says question of help may be considered when parliament meets, 206, 216.
-, neglects the convenances, thinks only of accumulating money, 224.
-, Giavarina spoke to about instructions for Winchelsea, 279, 284, 290; may easily forget, 287.
Nieuport [Prov. W. Flanders, Belgium], English destroy bridge towards, 257,
Nieuport, Willem, Dutch ambassador in England:
-, recognition of new government by, 21, 37; has audience of parliament, 28; referred to council of state, 29; Giavarina to follow example, 32.
-, negotiating for confirmation of treaty with Oliver, 31, 40; frequent conferences on naval matters, 77.
-, Bordeaux claims more ceremonious treatment than, 41.
-, reports that parliament thinks it unnecessary to send back fleet to Sound, 81; recalled, at request of Charles, 165.
-, those faithful to long parliament to be summoned to upper house, 6; will never submit to be ruled by base folk, 30.
-, those created by Protectors lose rank, 24; ready to support king when he comes, 45; majority of implicated in Booth's rising, 62; likely to be utterly destroyed, 63.
-, parliament requires to sign undertaking in favour of the state, 66; all are in prison, those not found summoned to present themselves, 68; some released by committee of safety, 90.
-, parliament cannot follow Venetian model, as wants to exclude, 70; proposal to get to issue writs for parliament, 126; present at proclamation of king, 146.
-, Irish, advanced in peerage, for loyalty, 202.
-, See also Lords, House of.
Nogaret, Bernard de, duke of Epernon, mentioned as ambassador for England, 191.
Nogent, comte de, M. de Noian. See Bautru, Armand.
Norfolk, dukedom of, restoration to Arundel family, 220, 226.
Normandy, France, Bordeaux says Charles sailed from for Spain, 77.
Northampton, earl of. See Compton, James.
Northumberland, English ship in Venetian service, 184.
Northumberland, earl of. See Percy, Algernon.
Norton, Richard, trustee appointed by parliament for Arundel, 88.
Norway, Dutch seek to get footing in, 150.
nuncios. See ambassadors, papal nuncios.
Nyborg [Funen, Denmark], victory over Swedes at, 102.