Facomberge, Facombiggie, Facombrige. See Bellasis, Thomas, lord Fauconberg.
Fairfax, Thomas lord, 291.
-, besieged Colchester, 182n.
falcons, Muscovite ambassadors present to king, 219.
Fanshawe, Fanscio, Fanshau, Lanschau, Sir Richard:
-, to go as envoy or resident to Portugal, 11; may be delayed as ships not ready, 30; starts for Lisbon, 40; returns to London unexpectedly, 95.
-, reports miseries of Portugal, 97; preparing to return as lieger, 114; start delayed from lack of money, 136, 162; starts for Lisbon, 183; returns to London, 265.
-, made member of Council, going to Madrid, 267, 275; eagerly awaited at Madrid, house provided for, 271; agent looking for house for, 273; ministers full of satisfaction about coming, 286.
-, Medina's opinion of mission, 273; Medina informed that started, 277.
-, sails with fleet, 277, 284; said to have gone to Lisbon, 278; reported at Tangier, 285, 287.
-, negotiations with Portuguese reserved for arrival, 285; arrival eagerly awaited, 287.
-, how mission brought about, 286; lands at Cadiz, reception, 289.
-, slight to Cominges, 287.
Faro [Algarve, Portugal], people from Tangier transported to, 129.
Fauconberg, lord. See Bellasis, Thomas.
Federic. See Frederic.
Feilding, Feldin, Basil, earl of Denbigh, Hemby, conducts Venetian ambassadors to audience, 23.
felons, goods of to be shared by accusers and informers, 286.
Ferdinand III, the emperor, Nani accompanied to Prague, Riccardi brought news of death, 224.
Fernandez de la Cueva, Francisco, duke of Alburquerque, Albucherche, has not put to sea, 204; to escort ships for America, 216; affair with English frigate at Cadiz, 256; pays respects to Fanshawe, 289.
fever, epidemic of in London and kingdom, high mortality, 37.
Fifth Monarchy men, conspiracy among in North of England, 269.
finances, king gets parliament to overhaul, 244.
Finch, Charles Mark, Winchelsea's son, Ballarino asked to be godfather to, 46; christening of, 49; thanks and christening present for, 113.
Finch, Heneage, second earl of Winchelsea, Wechelsea, Winchelstra, English ambassador at the Porte, 44, 57, 275.
-, letter of Senate to, 113.
-, Vizier demands use of ships from, 5; Senate's appreciation of resistance to demands, 27.
-, servants maltreated, culprits delivered to, 12; away because of plague, 22.
-, informs Ballarino of Portugal match, 22; forwards Venetian packet, 29.
-, commissioned to help Ballarino in case of need, 22; Ballarino suggests Senate thanking, 22–3, 39; friendly relations with Ballarino, 33, 59, 61, 65, 70, 72, 89, 113.
-, representations to, to prevent ships serving Turks, 33, 50, 225; king thanked for letters to, 35, 43–4; to prevent English ships serving Turks, 95.
-, imperial resident withdraws money entrusted to, 38; breaks off old friendly intercourse with, 39; Reninger complains to of dragoman, 50–1; strained relations with Reninger, 103.
-, asks Ballarino to be godfather to son, 46; receives and entertains him, 50; very friendly to Venice, Venetian thanks for, 113.
-, offices for admission of Portuguese ambassador, 50, 77–8, 80; gets promise of admission, but doubtful if advantageous to English, 102.
-, proposed mediation by between Venice and Turks, 50, 56, 77, 93; reasons for wishing to mediate, 94; is due solely to, 104.
-, king calls ‘cousin,’ Grand Duke, ‘Excellency,’ 50; friendly letter of Senate to, 65.
-, distrust of dragoman Draperis, 51; fear of effects of attack on Algiers, 70; going to Adrianople, about, 77; feels sure of satisfying Vizier, 78; permitted to go to Adrianople, 107.
-, representations at Porte against Barbary corsairs, 96; proves they were aggressors, 98.
-, would gladly make adjustment with corsairs, 98; conducting negotiations with corsairs, 126.
-, back at Constantinople, 102, 107; Ballarino presents vestments to, 165.
-, gets capitulations signed and orders for corsairs, 102, 107; praised for action, 129.
-, efforts to prevent Turks requisitioning ships, 103; efforts unavailing, 112; Dutch minister accuses, 116; says Dutch minister cause of all the trouble, 116–7.
-, says not to advantage of Spain or emperor to go to war with Turks, 103.
-, promises orders to give Janissaries on English ship every chance of escape, 112; promises to write strongly to prevent further molestation, 117.
-, Ballarino goes secretly to house of, speaks of ship requisitioned, 125–6; tells Ballarino of king's idea of taking over trade in tin and lead, 126; is himself interested, 127.
-, would feel wronged if king attacked corsairs without warning him, 126.
-, wanted to stir Turks against Austrians, but ordered not to meddle, 132.
-, promised to get king to stop sending large ships to Constantinople, 132; letter of about ships requisitioned, 142; informed king about and tried to obtain release, 144.
-, likely to prevent ships serving Turks in future, 149; fresh orders to promised, 153.
-, negotiations with pashas of Algiers and Tunis reported from Leghorn, 149.
-, binds himself to refuse hiring of ships to Turks in future, 165; contends Venetians should not search ships serving Turks, 225; proposes arrangement about, 239.
-, Ballarino helps to thwart Dutch resident, 165; Ragusan ambassadors visit, 193; Vanletet claims to be on friendly terms with, 234.
-, wants to go with Vizier to Belgrade, 193–4; looked on very favourably, 254.
-, difference with Ballarino over corpse of Capello, 233–4, 278, 284; outburst against Ballarino, 240.
-, has letters from king for Vizier, 251, 253; gets Porte's consent to punish corsairs, 277–8.
-, takes side of Simpson about potash, 252; measures of other side against, 252—3.
-, remains estranged from Ballarino, 253; makes advances to Ballarino, 259, 260.
-, offers friendship of Portugal to Sultan, 254; favourable reply to, 257.
-, complains of house assigned, obliged to live in tent, 254, 260.
-, asks for English ships to be admitted to Black Sea, 257; Caimecam refuses, 258.
-, asks leave to levy Turkish subjects to serve Portugal, 258; disgusted with treatment by Turks, 259, 260; returning to Constantinople, 259.
-, of very variable temperament, 260, 284; pass for Gobato, 278; Gobato under protection of, 280–1, 284–5.
-, obtains commands for Barbary corsairs to renew peace, 266; sent money by Piron for Caimecam, 274; Caimecam stopped from coming to Adrianople, 289.
-, Gobato reports to that peace between Venice and Turk at hand, 278; Gobato informs of falsity of reports against him, 282.
-, alleged to have instigated attack on Venetian embassy, 279–80.
-, friendly correspondence with Count Leslie, 282; can stay in his house and go hunting at his pleasure, 289.
-, changes attitude to Ballarino and professes friendship, 284; expresses desire for better relations, 289.
-, -, secretary of. See Dartes; Rycaut, Paul.
-, -, steward of. See Knevet.
-, -, surgeon to. See Gobato, Tomaso.
-, Mary, countess of Winchelsea, 234.
blood relation of king, 22; Ballarino pays respects to, 50; Venetian present for, 165.
-, Lady Mary, Winchelsea's daughter, dies of plague, 22.
Finsterre, Cape, Spain, fleet with queen off, 141.
fishing and fisheries:
-, king's fondness for, 84.
-, Dutch differences with England over, 89; French alliance guarantees to Dutch, 137.
-, observation of Lent ordered for encouragement of, 111.
-, Dutch may yield to English to avoid being turned away from, 162; ambassadors press for decision, with season approaching, 174; nothing about, in treaty, 190.
-, old dispute over, whipped up against Dutch, 288.
-, Charles informed about and desires from Venice, 45; Senate will order, 57; king informed, 67; building ordered, 72; long reminds Giavarina of, 121, 152.
-, completed, to be shipped, 130, 134 138, 145; furnishing, cost of, 134.
-, sent by Zante frigate, 182; arrives, king delighted about, 220; presented, 221.
-, definition of, 45n.
-, Estrades to settle question of, 93, 96, 100–1; anxiety about, 104; reported settlement, 107.
-, strict orders to Beaufort about, 101, 104; Beaufort kept in port by difficulty over, 105, 108.
-, strong opinions of Queen Henrietta about, 108; fleets may avoid meeting to avoid dispute about, 109; uncertainty about, 130.
-, reported dispute about, with Dutch, off Lisbon, 166.
Flanders, Spanish Netherlands:
-, news from, 92, 117, 263.
-, Cornaro and Morosini in, 7; importation of embroidery and lace from, forbidden, 79.
-, reports of rupture circulating in, 12; Spanish concern for will help Portugal, 21.
-, English allowed to trade freely in, 12; complaints of traders in, about Venetian exactions, 89.
-, misgivings about England hinder withdrawal of troops from, 26; Irish from sent to Tangier, 60.
-, Spaniards sacrificed places in, for sake of peace, 67; Spaniards expecting four ships from, 93.
-, Fuendalsaña destined to be governor of, 74; Vinder goes to, 127; Rancano going to, 151, 155, 157.
-, Charles showed inclination to Catholicism in, 86.
-, Batteville crossing to, 96; will still be ambassador in, 99; Batteville arrives in, 109, 117; Batteville in, 178.
-, Spanish troops from, for Galicia, 108, 114.
-, Spaniards order arming of ships in, 139; Spaniards must put up with affronts to avoid war in, 159.
-, Rutherford's exactions from Spanish subjects in, 154, 157; council of must decide about, 158.
-, letters no longer sent via as Holland safer, 175.
-, White in Spanish service in, 195; Benedictines of, assisted Charles in exile, 241.
-, merchants of, arrange for payment of Dunkirk money, 203; money lying idle with, 247.
-, Giavarina leaves for, 228, 230; Bristol believed to be in, 263.
-, governor of. See Benavides, Don Luis de, marquis of Caracena.
flax, Muscovite present of, to king, 221.
fleet. See navy.
-, Dutch. See Netherlands, fleet of.
-, French. See France, fleet of.
-, Spanish. See Spain, fleet of.
-, Swedish. See Sweden, fleet of.
-, Turkish. See Turkey, fleet of.
-, Venetian. See Venice, fleet of.
Flemings, Batteville collects, in London, against Estrades, 55.
Florence [Prov. Tuscany, Italy]:
-, despatches dated at, 10, 13, 29, 34, 41, 43, 46, 53, 62, 67, 71, 139, 143, 145, 149, 171, 173.
-, news from, 78, 140.
-, Bendish visits on returning, 10; proposed mission of Faucombrige to, 82, 191.
-, will claim equal treatment with Genoa, 97; will follow Venetian example about pratique, 199; Muscovite ambassador going to, 221, 230.
-, Grand Duke of. See Medici, Ferdinand II de.
Fontainebleau [Seine et Marne, France], Grimani pays respects to Queen Henrietta at, 68; Monaldeschi assassinated at, 293n.
forces. See army.
foreign ministers. See under ambassadors.
foreigners, imposed on in London, 19.
Fortune, Flemish ship, seized at the Castelli, 110.
Foster, Captain William, arrest of, 209n.
-, —, ? merchant, 240; treachery of, 281.
Fouquet, Nicholas, ex-surintendant des finances, ship of in England, 121; being equipped by Estrades, 122.
France, 99, 213.
-, news via, 44, 60, 141, 159.
-, Tettersall took king to, after Worcester, 16; differences of Charles I with, 82.
-, liberty of conscience in, 18; ex-queen Christina in, 293.
-, Charles spoke in of duty to help Venice, 27; service of Giavarina in, 148.
-, Cromwell flattered and respected by, 83; treaty with Cromwell about Dunkirk, 182.
-, sent ambassadors to England without response from, 148; treatment of Genoese ambassadors in, 182.
-,-, Grimani hopeful of obtaining succour from, 5; ambassadors could not get coaches in, 25.
-,-, watchful and attentive attitude of, 5; Charles urges mother to leave, 10; Alvise Contarini sick in, 31.
-,-, relations with Spain, 21–2; what imperialists doing in, 27.
-,-, concerted action with English and Dutch against corsairs, Spaniards fear, 35; fear of English designs against Dutch, 41.
-,-, Strozzi tarries in, 38; Alvise Contarini leaving for, 53.
-,-, if England sending embassy to, 38, 48; precedence asked for, 62, 67; dispute with Spain about precedence, 89.
-,-, Caracena not allowed to cross, 57; demands on Spain will moderate, 62; councillors of favour war, 68.
-,-, Queen Henrietta leaving, 68; importation of embroidery and lace from, forbidden, 79.
-,-, no intention to receive Fuente in, 81; equally interested in measures against Barbary corsairs, 88; would rejoice at second fall of English king, 292.
-,-, Fuente preparing to go to, 92; allowed to proceed to, 95.
-,-, difference with England about flag, 96–7, 100–1, 105, 107; Charles would never seek quarrel with over, 108.
-,-, England asked to lay aside title of, 97, 100.
-,-, treatment of Batteville to curry favour with, 100; Batteville may stay on for sake of, 102; suspicion in about Batteville staying, 104.
-,-, reported alliance with Dutch against England, 100; Dutch negotiations with only about fisheries and maritime affairs, 123.
-,-, free talk in England of rupture with, 100; belief in important business with, 130.
-,-, Spanish troops from Ostend driven to, 117; talk of purchase of Dunkirk by, 131.
-,-, policy to alarm and intimidate Austria, 123; successful conclusion of Dutch negotiations with, 131; negotiations with Dutch resumed, 134; treaty signed, 137.
-,-, puffed up over affair of coaches, 130; Queen Henrietta leaving soon, 135, 169; but hopes to return to, 146.
-,-, Charles refuses to enter treaty with Dutch, 145; alliance of with Dutch makes English cautious, 161; Dutch made good terms with, 175.
-,-, Rancano to travel through, 155; Sehested going to, 158; Sehested fearful of reception in, 172.
-,-, scarcity in, wheat for seized by English, 158; Beling travels through, 212.
-,-, negotiations with England for supporting Portugal, 175, 185, 189, 192; offering loan to England to help Portugal, 178; upholding of Portugal a national interest of, 225.
-,-, wants to embroil England with Spain, 179; not in interest of for Spain to reduce Portugal, 185, 207.
-,-, Spain would have to surrender places in Artois to, if recovered Dunkirk, 179.
-,-, negotiations with Dutch, 182, 189; Dutch might fear aggrandizement of, 189.
-,-, duke of York friendly to, 183; Spanish suspicions of negotiations in England, 189, 204.
-,-, negotiations for alliance with England, 189; proposing quadruple alliance against Austria, 202, 208.
-,-, purchase of Dunkirk, means to keep it, 194–5, 197, 199, 202, 207–8; displeasure in at revelations about, 196; Dunkirk key of, 205.
-,-, Spaniards denounce perfidy of, over Dunkirk, 204; Spanish minister needed in London to oppose designs of, 209, 214, 218; defence of action over Dunkirk, 228.
-,-, danger to Christendom from power of, 212; quarrel with Rome, 228.
-,-, Clarendon entirely devoted to, 214; Prince of Denmark going to, 215.
-,-, Muscovy ambassadors leaving for, 229, 230; Monmouth leaving for, 246.
-,-, English desire friendship more than that of Spain, 251.
-,-, Portugal pressing for help from, 268.
-,-, watching Fanshawe's mission very closely, 278, 281.
-,-, English relations with far from good, 281.
-, dauphin of. See Louis, dauphin of France.
-, fleet of:
-, proposed junction with English and Dutch against corsairs, 49.
-, not strong enough to attack, 49; money sent to Beaufort for, 101; English superiority over, 105.
-, question of flag if meets English, 93; suggested compromise about, 101; reported settlement, 107.
-, anxiety about encounter with English, 104, 106; forced to remain in port because of flag question, 105; to avoid meeting English, 108–9.
-, desirable should join with others against corsairs, 106, 127; impossible because of flag, 108; too heavy to chase corsairs, 122; some of troops from Levant embark on, 124.
-, ships fitting out at Toulon, 121; question of English uniting with, 126.
-, squadron off Majorca, waiting for ships from Toulon, 140.
-, foreign secretary of. See Lionne, Hugh de.
-, king of. See Louis XIV.
-, merchants of. See merchants, French.
-, queen of. See Maria Theresa.
-, queen mother of. See Anne of Austria.
-, ships of. See ships, French.
Frederic, Federic, Sir John, chosen lord mayor of London, 54; inauguration of, 67; meets king and queen for state entry, 184; appeals to Court for help, against disturbance, 205.
Frederick III, king of Denmark, resident presses for appointment of ambassador to, 48; Charles made no response to many ministers sent by, 162; present of horses to Charles, 170, letter of, to Charles, 276n.
Frederick William, margrave of Brandenburg, elector of the empire, guardian of Prince of Orange, 37; resident goes to get ratification of treaty from, 48; Vinder got money out of, for nothing, 127.
-, defeated in London by Spaniards, 55; English favour Spaniards against, 57, 62–3.
-, insolence of in London, 55, 58.
-, hatred of English for, 55, 62, 100.
-, many serve in army of Don John, but desert, 189; troops for Portugal, 247, 249; not allowed to land at Plymouth, 248.
-, money from England for Portugal supplied by, 251.
-, Turks mean to keep out of Black Sea, 257; Winchelsea's advices about, 260; renegades, helping Turks, 276.
Friendship, merchantman, captured by Algerines, 100.
Frisendorff, Frisendorf, John Frederick von, Swedish resident in England:
-, complains of grant of levies to Muscovy, 12; concludes maritime treaty, going to Stockholm, 48.
-, Council discusses if king shall receive, 71; has audience, king says nothing but York to speak to of Brahe's behaviour, 72.
fruit, trade in, with Spain, 195.
Fuendalsaña, Fuendalsagna, count of. See Vivero, Luis Perez.
Fuentes. See Tello de Guzman, Gaspar, marquis La Fuente.
Furnes, Furne [W. Flanders, Belgium], large garrison kept at, 16.
furs, Muscovite present of, to king, 221, 226.