Falcombridge, viscount. See Bellasis, Thomas.
-, viscountess. See Bellasis, Mary.
fanatic, imprisonment of, 202.
-, sent by Howard to Sali, 168n.
Farnese, Odardo I, duke of Parma, 102.
-, Pietro, prince, of Parma: in London, desires to be incognito, 102.
Federicus, the Abbot, imperial ambassador at Venice:
-, precedent of reception, 227.
Feilding, Fildinch, Basil, viscount, English ambassador at Venice:
-, precedent of treatment of, at Venice, 213–4, 223.
Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria, 100.
Ferrara [Prov. Ferrara, Italy]:
-, Falcombridge travelling via, 205.
-, Howard to go to, to sign treaty, 137; Howard's emissaries detained at, 168; Warren dies at, 239n.
-, refuses obedience to Taffilet, 271.
Fiesco, Count, attends on Falcombridge at Genoa, 193.
Finch, Heneage, earl of Winchelsea, Venesle, Vinchelse, ambassador at the Porte, 57.
-, letter to Sir J. Finch on affairs at Porte, 45; Grimani to note what says about operations against Turks, 52; opinion on state of affairs in Turkey, 54–5, 79.
-, returning home, lands at Malta, 45; arrives at Rome, interview with pope, 54; leaves Rome for Venice, 59; at Paris on way home, 72; back in London, 79.
-, Mocenigo calls on, 79.
-, spoke to Vizier in favour of peace, 79.
-, encourages plan to keep galleys at Tangier, 81.
-, lord lieutenant of Kent:
measures to stop export of wool, 163.
son of, accident to, near Rome, 59.
-, Sir Heneage, solicitor general, 93.
high in king's favour, 66, 93.
later earl of Nottingham and lord chancellor, 66n; great credit in parliament, 67.
-, Sir Heneage, speaker of the House of Commons in 1626, 66n.
-, Sir John, English resident at Florence:
interview with Harvey about mediation with Porte, 7n.
living at Leghorn, 31; audience of Grand Duke, 31–2.
exchanges visits with Vincenti, 32; Valier calls on, his description of, 88.
offer to supply Candia with Irish beef, 37; Senate's reply to, 77; resident to thank, 81.
to cultivate best understanding with subjects of Savoy, 43.
letter of Winchelsea to, about affairs at Porte, 45.
question of appointment to Venice, 66, 69, 88, 93–4; Venetian objections to, 69n; Senate professes indifference about, 74,
ordered to provide hull of galley, for Tangier, 95.
secretary of, tells Valier of Falcombridge's coming, 190; speaks to Valier of Falcombridge's visit, and other particulars, 202–5.
Hamilton and Savile at house of, 245.
makes inquiry about base money at Leghorn, 319.
-, Thomas, first earl of Winchelsea, relations with Correr, 55.
fire of London:
-, referred to, 85, 215; heavy losses due to, 160, 162; tax for rebuilding churches destroyed by, 175; great rise in rents since, 297.
-, question of salute of, 55, 68; Louis orders his fleet to respect English, 71.
-, French resent orders of Charles for recognition of, 72; Colbert makes a suggestion about, 86.
-, incident over, in Sound, 207, 296.
Flamarens, Flamansi, Flamerino, chevalier de. See Grossolles, Jean de.
-, marquis of. See Grossoles, François de.
Flanders, Spanish Netherlands, Low Countries, 33, 89, 156.
-, couriers robbed in, 7; Spanish objections to tolls in, 14; Sweden asked to guarantee, 16.
-, Lisola trying to get guarantee of triple alliance for, 9; doubtful if Sweden will guarantee, 25.
-, expecting heavy demands for taxes, 9; heavy taxes from, 34.
-, guarantee for, 11.
-, Swedish claims for supplying troops to, 25; troops moved from, to Spain, 65.
-, people force withdrawal of taxes, 36; outside demands for suppressing duties in, 65; Velasco proposes reduction, 67.
-, Dutch interest to safeguard, 47, 100.
-, Spanish efforts to save, 51; dissensions in Spain likely to stop money for, 70.
-, limits of Charles' interest to save, 51; proposed division between England and France, 58.
-, people of, blame Velasco for misfortunes, 65; ministers at Hague find violent remedy for, 99.
-, proposed establishment of viceroy in, 100; English not sorry about Spanish quarrels in, 131.
-, French sending coal through, 103;
-, journey of Louis to, 171; Dutch suspicion of, 176, 186.
-, correspondence of Spain with interrupted by France, 118; packet boats from, 125; mission of Agretti from, 294.
-, preparations of allies in event of attack on, 147; Spanish ministers in paying Swedes, 172.
-, Charles as mediator of boundaries of, 159; he secures peace of, 171.
-, Madame's cordial reception in, 195–6, 205; Solre sent over from, 260.
-, van Beuningen speaks of need for securing, 220; English have no light on question of, 230.
-, Charles reminds Louis of promise to keep peace in, 236; Spanish fears of French invasion of, 256.
-, Dutch prevent Spain from ceding to France, 238; van Beuningen wants distinction made about frontiers, 253.
-, Louis unburdens himself to Buckingham about boundaries of, 248.
-, letters from Italy tampered with in, 264, 280–1; weather interrupts communication with, 310.
-, Molina warns Charles of menace of French move to, 317.
-, governor of. See Albert, the Archduke; Haro, Juan Domingo Mendez de, conde de Monterey; Velasco, Don Pedro de.
Flanders, county newly conquered by French in, and French Flanders:
-, proposed exchange for Franche Comté, 34, 81, 99; French restoring and increasing fortifications, 36.
-, French impose new gabelles in, 51–2; French movements in, cause disquiet, 53.
-, confiscated property in, French proposal about, 52; hope to get the confiscation withdrawn, 67; justified, 99.
-, French busy fortifying, 65; movements of troops in, alarm Velasco, 77.
-, French demand free passage for coal to, 77.
-, fear of rupture over, 84; being Gallicised, 220.
-, complimentary mission to Louis in, 192; visit of Louis to, in force, 316; letter of Charles cools idea of move to, 319; urges postponement of move, 320.
fleet. See navy, the royal.
-, Dutch. See Netherlands, fleet of.
-, French. See France, fleet of.
-, Spanish. See Spain, fleet of.
-, Turkish. See Turkey, fleet of.
Florence [Prov. Firenze, Italy]: 286.
-, despatches dated at, 45, 88, 190, 193, 196, 200, 204–5, 216, 245, 319.
-, pound weight of, 37.
-, Falcombridge to go to, 133, 139, 182–3, 210; arrangements for his reception at, 203.
-, Hamilton and Savile at, 245.
-, Boboli gardens, 203.
-, Porta Romana, 203.
-, Pitti palace: Falcombridge to be lodged at, 193, 200, 203; Hamilton and Savile lodged at, 245.
Flowerpot, Algerian warship, destroyed in action, 279n.
Flushing [Prov. Zeeland, Netherlands]:
-, Spanish ships sequestrated at, 8.
Ford, Sir Richard, lord mayor of London: Ormonde dines with, 314.
foreign ministers. See under ambassadors.
Foresight, royal navy:
-, in victory over Algerians, 279n.
-, attends Falcombridge at reception, 223.
Foster, —, captain of the Smyrna Factor: sailors try to exact wages from, 307.
Fourille, comte de: treacherous attempt to seize duke of Lorraine, 270n.
-,-, news from, 125, 130.
-,-, help for Candia from, 1.
-,-, jealousy excited by operations of, 1, 2; Charles not so jealous of, 4; reports of intelligence of Charles with, 21.
-,-, ill feeling against, over St. Kitts, 3, 5; complains of English as much as Spaniards, 37–8.
-,-, instability of peace with Spain, 4, 14, 16, 21; Spain complains of extravagant demands, 14; hostilities with Spain in America, 41.
-,-, proposed commercial treaty with England, 5, 16–7; proposed trade with, 22.
-,-, efforts to dissolve triple alliance, 6, 46.
-,-, York's son lives in, for health, 9; intrigue of York with, unlikely, 35, 50.
-,-, Swedish chancellor bought by, 11, 14; Sweden can expect nothing from, 37.
-,-, England blamed for not checking, 26; fortification of Dunkirk by, resented, 36.
-,-, Dutch propose to exclude manufactures of, 33; importation of corn from, forbidden, 51.
-,-, Spain doing utmost to avoid war with, 34; Spain becoming inclined to listen to, 51–2.
-,-, effect on Dutch of English inclination to listen to, 43; suspicion that Charles inclined to confidential relations with, 50.
-,-, desires close commercial union with England against Dutch, 45–6; proposals considered by, 55; commercial treaty progressing, 65, 67.
-,-, reasons for complacency to England, 45–6; great offers of ready money, 50, 60; tempting offers from, 58.
-,-, Velasco uneasy at massing of troops of, 52; triple alliance, a guarantee against aggression by, 63.
-,-, pushing policy of, 53; disposing of property in conquered territory, 59.
-,-, York against breach with, 60; prince of Tuscany unlikely to go to, 66.
-,-, union with, likely to cause trouble in England, 60; Rupert urges union with, 63.
-,-, Dutch prevent Sweden declaring for, 63; Sweden retains liberty to deal with, 65.
-,-, English reluctant to admit surplus wheat of, 68; complains about, 78.
-,-, interest in Polish election, 70 76; “Politique Française” to move England against, 92.
-,-, parliament grants would quash plans for getting cash from, 73.
-,-, demands free passage of coal from Spain, 77; Velasco orders free passage for coal barges of, 77; he has Oñate arrested to satisfy, 103.
-,-, encourages powers to fight shy of triple alliance, 78; closely watching Dutch, 101.
-,-, Dutch policy to keep at distance from frontiers, 81; ill will to Dutch for meddling in affairs of Spain, 99.
-,-, ulterior plans in keeping up trade negotiations with, 86; proposals from Arlington on, 103; relative positions of the two countries about trade, 103–4.
-,-, ministers at Hague ask for explanations from, 99; unfriendly to Dutch desire to draw negotiations to Hague, 115.
-,-, preparing to send more coal through Spanish territory, 103; Spain hopeful of arranging exchange with, 145.
-,-, hopeful of break up of triple alliance, 107; fear of alliance, 118.
-,-, communication with Flanders stopped by arrest of couriers, 109, 118; matter adjusted, 125.
-,-, leaning of English Council to intelligence with, 110; commercial treaty with England concluded, 120.
-,-, king wants money from parliament, if Spain attacked by, 110; contributions of allies in case of attack by, 118, 134.
-,-, talk of Portuguese union with, a threat to Dutch, 115; Portugal refuses to admit trade of, in Indies, 121.
-,-, Spain encourages idea of secret correspondence with, 118; Velasco threatens to punish those who spread reports of, 120.
-,-, packet boats from, arrived, 125; news received via, 128.
-,-, interest in, in proceedings of English parliament, 136; reports of proposed exchange with Spain, 147.
-,-, resentment at grant of English troops to Dutch, 136; Dutch arming from fear of, 137.
-,-, outstripping England in trade, 136; clandestine export of wool to, 163.
-,-, measures of allies to meet attack by, in Flanders, 146, 166.
-,-, Falcombridge sails for, 154; Maffei leaves for, 155.
-,-, expected adjustment with Spain, effect on English policy, 158; Charles more suspect to, than to Spain, 172.
-,-, English policy to burden Dutch with hate of, 159; emperor's policy may estrange, 170.
-,-, English move for mediation between Spain and, 165–6; attitude and mediation, 172, 176, 191.
-,-, princes of empire want to draw money from, 170; Sweden distracted by proposals of, 191.
-,-, Spain unwilling to offend, 177; hope to use Orange to separate English and Dutch, 190.
-,-, English would resent union with, 178; Dodington spoke of tyranny of government of, 195; parliament's dislike of, 200.
-,-, hopes of, from Madame's visit, of closer union at expense of Dutch, 196; Madame promises to tell king what arranged for advantage of, 205.
-,-, Lisola going to England to thwart efforts against alliance, 204; Spain accepts nomination for mediation, 214.
-,-, Clarendon in exile in, 206; king's present to Madame to lay out on property in, 208.
-,-, Dutch fear of English alliance with, 209; England estranged from, by Madame's death, 226.
-,-, efforts to sow discord between English and Dutch, 212.
-,-, impression in, that Madame poisoned, 217, 230; English antipathy for, leads to suspicion of, 220, 230.
-,-, disturbed by Colbert's reports, determined to remove English suspicions, 225; will seek every means to thwart plans of Dutch, 226; persistent animosity of Dutch against, 248.
-,-, apprehensive of English understanding with Venice, 227; Vizier suspicious of movements of, 232.
-,-, Spain claims compensation from, for materials taken from Franche Comté, 238, 244, 285.
-,-, Dutch prevented Spain from yielding Flanders to, 238; need to reassure Spain about intentions, 257.
-,-, desire to detach England from triple alliance, 243; Buckingham's mission considered great good fortune for, 248; hopes of. from his influence, 258, 272.
-,-, York's daughter Anne staying in, for her health, 244.
-,-, Buckingham sent to show that Charles felt no resentment against, 244; Buckingham's negotiations with, to detriment of Dutch, 257.
-,-, some advocate friendly arrangement of Spain with, 253.
-,-, England would prefer alliance to that of Dutch, if offered equal trading advantages, 257.
-,-, naval union with England against Dutch seems inevitable, 258, 272; Denmark inclined to join side of, 260.
-,-, opposed to admitting Dutch as arbitrators, 259; Dutch apprehension of alliance with England, 269.
-,-, insists on difference between alliance and arbitration, 259; Charles satisfied as left arbitrament to him, 313.
-,-, increasing armaments daily and enlarges Levant trade, 260.
-,-, upset by Dutch cutting prices in Indies, 266; trade arrangement with England in Indies, 269; Buckingham urges to abandon trade in W. Indies, 272–3; reported commercial treaty with England, 295.
-,-, commotion caused by news of attack on Lorraine, 270; alleged plan of Lorraine to invade, 284.
-,-, Buckingham unlikely to be corrupted by, 270; naval alliance with England and Portugal, 278.
-,-, sanguine of detaching England from Dutch, 278; told that arming of fleet merely an alarm, 285.
-,-, favours Buckingham to render him suspect to Spanish party, 282; secret transactions with, considered baseless, 296.
-,-, action depends on what happens in English parliament, 292; Dutch trying to stop union with England, 295.
-,-, Dutch want Spain to join in resisting encroachments of, 292; Lorraine overrun by, 293.
-,-, protest in diet of Ratisbon against proceedings of, 296n; alarm in Spain at proceedings of, 302.
-,-, desire of leading ministers in, for quiet, 302; king's declaration in parliament makes great stir in, 303.
-,-, claims materials in Franche Comté as spoils of war, 306; Arlington says Spain drifting to fresh rupture with, 313,
-,-, Molina complains of English always holding out fair hopes to, 311; content with neutrality of England, 317.
-,-, Colbert will not relieve Spanish partisans of suspicions of surprises by, 313.
-,-, will not brook interference about Lorraine, 317; established principle to conciliate England, 320.
-, chancellor of. See Seguier, Pierre.
-, Council of, 123.
-,-, considers means of thwarting evil offers of Dutch, 218; considers representations made by England, disposed to comply, 320.
-,-, squadron for W. Indies, 2; ship of, encounters English frigates, 56, 68, 70.
-,-, to respect flag of England, 71; question of flag in encounters, 86.
-,-, squadron against Algiers, 148; before Tunis, 189.
-, king of. See Louis XIV.
-, merchants of. See merchants, French.
-, princes of the blood, question of precedence, 42, 45.
-, queen of. See Maria Theresa; Medici, Maria de'.
-, queen mother of. See Anne of Austria,
-, ships of. See ships, French.
Franche, Comté, county of Burgundy, 89.
-, French troops for, 8; Molina anxious about, 14.
-, proposed exchange of Flanders conquests for, 34, 81; suggested as buffer state, 220.
-, Lisola's wife in, 146.
-, claim against France for materials taken from, 238, 244, 285, 293, 306; Louis refuses to listen to claims, 313.
Francis, prince of Lillebonne, prince Francis of Lorraine:
-, suggested as governor for Spanish Netherlands, 220.
Francis Julius, duke of Saxe Lauenburg:
-, arrives in England, 93; incognito, has private audience, 97.
Frankfort on Main, German Empire:
-, Dutch recall resident from, 34.
Frederick III, king of Denmark, 181, 194n.
-, desires satisfaction about tolls, 6; relaxes severity and mollifies Charles, 38.
-, Carlisle to go to, 43; invited to enter triple alliance, reasons for holding aloof, 78.
-, sending son as ambassador, 68; and condolences on queen mother's death. 111.
-, Guldenlow natural son of, 119; death of, 168.
-, confirmed privileges of English merchants, 133; treaty sent to, for ratification, 142.
Frederick William, margrave of Brandenburg:
-, French fear hostility of, 5; Dutch urge friendly composition on, about Cleves, 33; reply of, to Dutch, 41; too offended with Dutch to join triple alliance, 76.
Frederick V, Elector Palatine, father of Rupert, 301.
-, volunteers reach Candia, 4; troops for Candia, 30, 82, 98; troops reach Candia, 85; inspire Turks with fear, 91.
-, Buckingham always opposed in London, 282.
-, Harvey complains of introduction of base money by, 305, 311–2.
Fresne, marquis de. See Lionne, Hughes de.
Frette, marquis de la, duel with prince de Chalais, 266n.
Friquet, John, imperial minister at the Hague, good will shown by, 226.
Fustinoni, Fustononi, Rocco:
-, Falcombridge represents case of Hailes against, 255–6; speedy decision promised about, 261; further complaints about, 271–2; Dodington presses for decision, 274.