Baglieul, Bailleul. See Morin. Jacques,
baize, Scottish ship with cargo of, 120.
Bacilier. See Batchelor.
Ballarino, Giovanni Battista, Venetian Grand Chancellor at the Porte:
-, despatches to the Senate, 4, 27, 50, 64, 116, 186, 202, 232, 234–5, 282.
-, despatches to the Inquisitors of State, 36, 38, 40.
-, instructions to, 9.
-, letter to Winchelsea, 36.
-, letters from Winchelsea to, 36, 39, 117.
-, to cultivate goodwill of Winchelsea, 9; will do so, 27; does so, 36; acts for Gobato, to please, 36; Winchelsea asks pardon for Gobato, 39; Winchelsea obliged to, about, 40.
-, Winchelsea asks to employ younger Piron, 40; Winchelsea asks letter of recommendation from, 186.
-, suspicious of Count Lesley, 186.
Baltic Sea, eight Rochelle ships escape to, 127; Swedes know Dutch will not allow them to make conquests in, 173; French want Denmark to dispute navigation of with English, 254.
Balzac, Henrietta de, marquise de Verneuil, 135n.
Banckert, Banchert, Bankert, Banquer, Brankert, Adriaen, Dutch commander, rear admiral:
-, said to have taken Orkneys, 83; goes after English squadron but finds nothing, 86.
-, sent out to secure safe return of East Indiamen and others, 149, 161; goes to meet Ruyter, 157; no news of, 163.
-, re-enters Texel, met no English, 166; States of Zeeland make Vice Admiral, 167; sixty ships sent to Texel under, 181.
-, proposed to send out to secure return of merchantmen, 226; starts to join with Beaufort, 259.
-, Jan, killed in battle of Lowestoft, 149.
Barbados, Barbade, West Indies:
-, ship reports state of, 2; merchantmen at, ready to sail to England, 26.
-, Muddiford leaving for Jamaica, colonists ready to go with, 25; Capt. Stoakes at with goods from Guinea, 26; Dutch squadron sailing against, 82.
-, Ruyter said to have driven English from, 69; Ruyter with prizes from, 104; Ruyter finds too prepared, to attack, 132–3; is repulsed at, 155, 177; reports destroying sugar mills and ships at, 157; four prizes from, taken to Norway, 181, 187.
-, governor of. See Willoughby, Francis lord.
-, vice governor of. See Willoughby, Col. Henry.
Barbarigo, Pietro, Proveditore of Zante:
-, despatches to Senate, 96, 206, 257.
-, efforts to prevent Dutch attacking English in port, 96; efforts to farm out duties, 206.
Barbary, N. Africa. See Algiers; Bizerta; Tripoli; Tunis.
Barbary corsairs, Barbareschi, Turkish pirates, Turks of Africa:
-, Gayland knows of English dealings with, 4; bill to prevent frequent capture of English ships by, 7.
-, English peace with, without effect, 4; likelihood of fresh peace with, 5; English merchants hopeful of durable peace with, 14.
-, Dutch fleets sent against, 11; pretext for Dutch fleet, 29, 34; Dutch cannot trust, 30.
-, English forces kept busy by, 20; English prepared to intensify attacks against, 31.
-, naval armaments should be used for destruction of, 30; hopes of dashed, 42.
-, Charles proposes joint campaign against, 57; serious depredations of, 61.
-, triumphant at driving French out of Jijelli, 61; French expected to make peace with, 108.
-, Allen to leave and go against Ruyter, 74.
-, Cromwell brought to reason, 97; peace between England and Dutch would alarm, 208.
-, Spain complains of reception of booty from, at Tangier, 192; ten ships of added to English fleet, 292.
-, suspicion of English understanding with, against France, 234; offended with English over Margareta, 261.
Barclai, Barcley. See Berkeley.
Barklo. See Borculo.
Barnard, Sir John, disputed election return, 16n.
Basset, Sir Arthur, reaches Tangier with reinforcements, 43.
Bassompierre, Louis de, bishop of Saintes, Sant, mediation offered to Portugal by, 280.
Bastide, M., sent to England about death of queen mother, 274.
Batavia, Java, E. Indies, expedition from against Formosa, 185.
Batchelor, Bacilier, ship of Levant Co.:
-, contraband of war taken from, 4, 5, 9; referred to, 23.
-, letter to king about, 9; Smith to escort, 272.
Bateman, Sir Anthony, lord mayor of London, puts down riot of apprentices, 10; thanks king for preventing new bridge over Thames, 46.
Bath, co. Somerset, 60.
Batteville, Vatteville, baron de, calls on Cornaro about his house and Fanshaw, 24; interposes to settle differences with Fanshaw, 220.
Bavaria, Maximilian Henry of, archbishop elector of Cologne:
-, complaints of, against Dutch, 169; Munster makes himself safe with, 171; Charles furnishes money to secure co-operation of, against Dutch, 173.
-, will have nothing to do with Munster's move, 180, 226.
-, mission of Carlingford to, 195.
Beaufort, Bofort, Abbé:
-, arrested and sent to Bastille, 184, 188.
-, used to amuse king, 184; served as a double spy, 188.
-, duke of. See Vendôme, Francois de.
Bedford, Beldford, county of, election petition in, commissioners to deal with, 16.
-, earl of. See Russel, William.
Belford. See Milford.
Belgrade [Jugo-Slavia], efforts made at to prevent Ventelet coming, 232.
Bellasis, John lord, governor of Tangier, not yet arrived, 122; King of Portugal offers assistance to, sends to thank him, 186; tries to stop ship for Moors leaving port, 192.
-, -, brother of, raising regiment for Portugal, 3.
-, Thomas, lord Faucomberg, Falcombrige:
going to Bourbon for waters, 20; will return to private life, 21.
appointed ambassador to Venice to correspond to Mocenigo, 215.
Belle-Isle, Bellylle, France, Beaufort reported at, with fleet, 201.
-, governor of. See Chouppes, Aimar marquis de.
Belmenhorst. See Delmenhorst.
Belton, co. Haddington, Scotland, earl of Glencairn dies at, 26n.
Benavides, Don Luis de, marquis of Caracena:
-, defeat of, referred to, 172; letters of proposing peace and recognition of king to Portugal, 276.
-, sharp exchange with Medina in Council, 276; reported falsely that Fanshaw had been at Lisbon, 288.
Benehart, Benarn, marquis de. See Maillé, Henri de.
Benevente [Portugal], Castelmelhor at, 256; conference with Fanshaw at, 288.
Bennet, Sir Henry, later earl of Arlington, secretary of state:
-, to move king about trade with Scotland and Ireland, 12; Holles promises to write to about ships helping Turks, 118.
-, letters from, mentioned, 153; efforts to prevent York going to sea again, 160.
-, Holles wrote to about Venetian ships, 194, 214; promises to write to Admiralty about, 197.
Benzoni, merchants, memorial about Salvator del Mundo, 273.
Bergas. See Lule Burgas.
Bergen, Berga, Berges, Bergh, Norway:
-, Ruyter arrives at, 149; Ruyter leaves fleet and convoys at, 177.
-, Dutch fleets from Cadiz and other parts reach, 182, 185; Dutch merchantmen preparing to leave, 197.
-, blockaded by English, 185, 187; English attack on repulsed, 188–9, 193, 196, 209; English fleet returning towards, 196.
-, Dutch fleet making for, 195–6; approaches, 197; Dutch fleet at, 198; returning from, 202.
-, Holles minimises affair of, 197; French should rejoice at English repulse at, 200.
-, ships from Trondjhem join fleet at, 202; Denmark sends to justify action at, 230.
-, governor of. See Alefelt, Claus van.
Berkeley, Barclai, Barcley, Charles. viscount Fitzhardinge, lord Barclay and Fitzharden, Fitsharden, Fitzhardene, Fitzhardin:
-, mission to Paris, a surprise to Holles, 55; sent about convalescence of the queen, 57, 65; to explain Charles's intentions to Louis, 62.
-, Dutch suspect of evil offices, 62; suspicion at exceptional favour shown to, 64; Dutch hope will fail, 72.
-, reported secret mission to Hague, 122, 134; only went to show reserve to French gentlemen, 124.
-, killed in action, 142, 150; Blancheford receives command of, in guards, 143.
-, Capt. William, back with Mediterranean squadron, 48.
Beuningen, Bonninghen, Bouninghem, Conrad van, Dutch ambassador extraordinary to France:
-, to ask Louis for fulfilment of treaty, 62–4, 68; good hope of success, 71.
-, ready to go on to England, 63; leaves Hague for Paris, 67.
-, mission unpleasing to Boreel, 63; to show van Gogh's letters to foreign ministers, 66.
-, intimate negotiations with, reported at Madrid, 79; proposal made to about Flanders, 82.
-, frequent sittings with Turenne, 85; goes to warn Lionne against English ambitions, 105.
-, no longer to insist so much on succour, 88; threat to dismiss, 98; reports order to seize Dutch ships, 103.
-, Lionne tells that mediation accepted, 111; repeated conferences with Lionne, summoned to Council, 143.
-, should have made Dutch position clear, 119; may be recalled if France does not intervene, 134; no better chance of satisfaction after battle, 149.
-, admits Dutch Josses in battle, 145; close relations with Turenne noted, 160.
-, efforts to pledge Louis more deeply to treaty, 156; doing his duty thoroughly, 157.
-, frequent consultations with ministers, called to council of war, 160; receiving daily assurances from French ministers, 165.
-, says France has promised help against Munster, 167; pressing for fulfilment of treaty, 174; complains of suspension of French efforts, 177.
-, continues to labour without hope, 174; stays on though said he was leaving, 177; departure would show Dutch definitely abandoned, 187.
-, Louis informs of decision to declare for States, 178; to thank king and urge execution of the treaty, 179; says mere declaration of France will suffice, 187; promises of declaration given to, 188; always holding out hopes of intervention, 201.
-, writes nothing of envoy from Munster, 180; Louis promises help against Munster, 207.
-, reports safe arrival of merchant fleets, 203; admits loss of 25 ships, 208.
-, says States desire peace, but with honour, 204.
-, anxious about fleet being exposed to storms, 221; denies defeat of Brederode, 227.
-, very perplexed and melancholy over help for Munster, 224; efforts to move France to declare war, 248.
-, at conference before Queen Henrietta, Lionne accuses of trying to force hands of French, 292.
Beverwaart, Beververt. See Nassau, Louis de.
Beziers [Herault, France], bishop of. See Bonsy, Pierre de.
Bianchi, Francesco, Venetian Resident at Florence:
-, despatches to the Senate, 10, 18, 23, 64, 76, 79, 80, 81, 128, 135, 138, 152, 158, 163, 208, 215, 221, 224, 264, 271, 276, 284, 287.
-, instructions to, 128, 214.
-, to be courteous to Finch, 128; pays respects to Finch, 138; Finch calls on, 152; cultivates friendly relations with Finch, 163.
-, Finch complains to of lies in gazettes, 208; replies to, 209; to express Senate's displeasure about, 214.
-, to try and get method of heading news stopped, 214; Finch tells of feeling about no ambassador being sent, 215.
Birago, Charles Emanuel, comte de Vische, ambassador of Savoy in France, Queen Henrietta tells of capture of St. Eustache, 222.
Bishop, Hawly, Haulye Bishopp, factor at Aleppo, Venice will try to secure, 123; fraud of, 123n.
bishops, meetings of fanatics directed against, 2; king orders to compose form of prayer for fasts, 96.
Bizerta, Biserta [Tunis, N. Africa], agreement of French with, 277.
Blach. See Brakel.
Blanquefort, Blanchefort, marquis de. See Duras, Louis de.
Blaspeil, Werner Wilhelm, Brandenburg envoy at the Hague, 72n.
Bludworth, Sir Thomas, lord mayor of London, attends proclamation of war, 266.
Bofort, Bofford, Abbe. See Beaufort.
-, duke of. See Vendome, Francis de, duke of Beaufort.
Bonaventure. See Henry Bonaventura.
Bonifacio, Bonifaci, Cape, Corsica, squadron sighted off, 81.
Bonne Esperance. See Good Hope.
Bonneuil, Bonoil, seigneur de. See Thou, Réné de.
Bonninghem. See Beuningen.
Bonsy, Pierre de, bishop of Béziers, French ambassador at Venice, sent to Poland, coaches taken, 187.
Borbon. See Bourbon l'Archambault.
Borculo, Barklo, Borcho [Prov. Gelderland, Netherlands], claim of Munster to, 60, 169; Maurice of Nassau blockades, 240.
Bordeaux [Gironde, France]:
-, news from, 55.
-, fleet of, reaches Holland safely, 72; Dutch ships from captured, 123; Dutch ship for captured, 206; assurances of loyalty from, 231.
-, parlement of, alleged letter of Charles to, 231; forwards letter of Charles to Louis, 254.
Bordeaux Neufville, Antoine de, M. di Bordeos, sometime ambassador in England, 274.
Boreel, Borel, Borelle, Jean, burgomaster of Middelburg, deputy of States General for control of fleet, starts for the coast, 181; goes on board, 183, 185.
-, William, Dutch ambassador in France:
Lady Holles drives out with daughter of, 21.
indisposed, at Paris, 29.
hopeful of a peaceful settlement, 39; pressing for France to fulfil terms of alliance, 42.
suspected of being pro English, 63; speaks soberly about defeat, 139.
to assure Sagredo of readiness for friendly treaty, 72; Sagredo thanks about Stricher, 177; pleased, 178.
threat to dismiss, 98; reports order to seize Dutch ships, 103; reports safe arrival of merchant fleets, 203.
has no hope of immediate peace, 178; enlarges on advantages France derives from Holland, 271.
news supplied by, 206; promises to write about Turks using ships, 214.
anxious about fleet being exposed to storms, 221; says Queen Henrietta ready to mediate, 271; hopeful of issue, 272, 290.
fears Smith will engage Dutch squadron, 272.
-, -, secretary of, 281.
-, -, tells Sagredo position with England, 29.
Borthwick, ? Cortunie, Captain, alleged outrage of Dutch on, 40.
Boulogne [Pas de Calais, France], frigates cruise off, for protection, 270.
Bouninghem. See Beuningen.
Bourbon l'Archambault, Borbon [Allier, France], Faucomberg taking waters at, 20; Queen Henrietta to go to England after taking waters at, 280; she goes to, 292.
Bourbon, Henri de, due de Verneuil, Vernuil, Vernoglia, Vornuil, French ambassador extraordinary to England, 126.
-, surprise at delay in starting, 86; ordered to prepare equipage, 88; king causes to start at once, 90; to sail from Calais, 101.
-, Charles writes to about entertaining, 87; leaving, 94, 97; Charles said coming would be agreeable, 94.
-, no use in going to Hague, 88; nature of negotiations, 94; English not building on negotiations of, 103.
-, treatment desired for, in England, 101; received with extraordinary honours, 105.
-, Dutch think mission superfluous, 105; opinion about negotiations, 110.
-, coaches waiting for at Dover, 106; reaches London, 109, 121; has private conference with king, 110; has many private audiences, 115.
-, visits queen mother, 110; leaves London for hunting, 112; uncle of Charles, 134.
-, proposals of, and kings reply, 111; further proposals, 112, 115; wished to prevent sailing of English fleet, 114.
-, van Gogh's reply to, about adjustment, 114; mediation of has little effect on Charles, 120.
-, has no instructions for any considerable proposal, 115; busy over mediation, 122.
-, banquet to, in London, 118; public entry and audience, 125; favour shown to, 165.
-, no reply to requests to stop search of ships, 124, 130; little heed paid to complaint about embargo on salt and wine, 149.
-, has gout, tired of job, 130, 177; measures to get packets safely delivered to, 131.
-, frequent audiences, great secrecy, 132; courier from, at St. Germain, 138.
-, Dutch not pleased with negotiations, 134; uncomplimentary remarks about, 137.
-, Dutch resentment at, celebrating English victory, 148; said to be leaving, 160; asks for recall, large part of equipage dispersed, 164.
-, Dutch people will have nothing to do with mediation of, 166; neither party will accept offices, 177; should be stimulated to bring about peace, 185.
-, Dutch expect to hear of recall, 178; to present ultimatum about mediation, 193; Charles informs of requisite preliminary conditions, 194; reply to shows king's determination, 197; unlikely to have glory of making peace, 204.
-, Dutch will only make peace based on proposals of, 207; no hope from negotiations of, 218.
-, express courier sent to, 210; present at opening of parliament, 220.
-, king speaks to of grievances against Dutch, 216; will do nothing at Oxford, 220; makes no progress, 227.
-, courier of stopped and despatches taken, 224; reply to proposals of, 228; proposals made by, 229; proposals brought forward at conference before Queen Henrietta, 290, 292.
-, dismissal discussed in Council, 230; to observe how Jermyn's offices received, 231; Charles said to have sent after, 233.
-, quarters prepared for, at St. Valery, 231; arrives there, 236.
-, takes leave of king, 233; expected to continue journey, 234.
-, Dutch recall van Gogh on departure, 237; France to declare war on return of, 244; letter of States General on departure, 252.
-, Marie de, princess of Carignano, insolence of lackeys of to English ambassador's coach, 192; tardy excuses not accepted, 193, 212; Holles bound to obey king about, 197; no satisfaction given about, 212, 225.
Bourbon Condé, Louis II de, prince of Condé:
-, sends compliments to Holles, 7; presents for Queen of Poland taken at sea, 187.
-, Aubigny tried to sell seigneurie to, 225; present at Council about relations with England, 236.
Bourtange Moor [Groningen, Netherlands], 227n.
Bourzeys, Abbé Amable de, accompanied St. Romain to Portugal, 235n.
Boyle, Richard, earl of Cork and Burlington, 150.
-, -, Richard son of, killed in battle, 150.
Brabant, duchy of [Belgium], talk in Paris of conquering, 252.
-, Council of, representations to Dutch about plot, 265.
Brabeeck, Jodocus Edmund, Grand dean of Munster, expected at Hague, 17.
Braganza, duke of. See Alfonso VI, King of Portugal.
Brakel, Blach, Dutch commander, killed in action off Cadiz, 77.
Brandenburg, margrave of. See Frederick William.
brandy, ships with, captured, 84, 126.
Brankert. See Banckert.
Breda, royal navy, Delft taken by, 152.
Brederode, Bredrode, Sieur de, reported defeat of, 227.
Bremen, Breme [German Empire], 176.
-, Wrangel advancing on, 193, 211.
Bresond, English squadron gone to, 196.
Brest [Finistêre, France], Dutch send courier to, 66; Beaufort to await reinforcements at, 297.
bridge, proposed new, over Thames, quashed, 46.
Brielle, Bril [Prov. S. Holland, Netherlands], Dutch strengthen garrison, against surprise, 27; men embarked at recalled on news of defeat, 139; Evertsen set upon by mob at, 140.
Bristol, co. Gloucester:
-, Hereford connected with, through Wye, 43: war proclaimed at, 98.
-, soldiers for fleet reach, from Ireland, 102.
-, Dutch prizes taken to, 116.
-, countess of. See Digby, Anne.
-, earl of. See Digby, George.
Bristol, royal navy, Helderstom taken by, 152.
-, English frigates expected in, with Portuguese convoy, 83.
-, many ships of detained for decision of Admiralty Court, 143.
-, all ships of Eastern and Western merchants arming at, 188; Beaufort to proceed to, 297.
-, English landing in, reparation offered for, 222; defences seen to, 269.
-, French ship captured off, 247.
-, governor of. See Porte, Armand Charles de la, duke Mazarin.
Brown, Sir Richard, clerk of the Council, 93.
Bruce, Robert, member for Beds., succeeds to peerage, 16n.
Bruges [Prov. W. Flanders, Belgium], plague crosses to, 298.
Brunswick, house of, Dutch dealing with, for levies, 201.
-, news from, 159, 174.
-, mission of Cotterel to, 99; negotiations of Munster at, 175.
-, mission of Carlingford to, 195; Carlingford at, 208; Holles talks of going to, 251.
Bruyningh, Jacob, Dutch captain, executed, 167.
Bucford, Bueford, Buffort. See Vendome, Francois de, duke of Beaufort.
Buckingham, duke of. See Villiers, George.
Burlington, earl of. See Boyle, Richard.
Butler, James, duke of Ormond, lord deputy of Ireland, leaving for England, 26.