Ulrich, Wich, Gaspar, Swiss captain:
-, at Hague about a levy, 101; returns with civil answer, but no more, 125.
union between England and Scotland:
-, king introduces to parliament, 124; Lauderdale introduces to Scottish parliament, their reply, 128; his speeches for, 160.
-, parliament neglects question, 131; king suffers this, to attain his end, 137.
-, importance to Scots, 160; chief business of Scottish parliament, 244.
-, Charles renews proposal for, 162; unlikely to succeed, 163; English objections to, 167.
-, parliament meets king about, 173; no sign of a better issue, 244.
-, Falcombridge wanted home for negotiations, 246; he is appointed commissioner for, 265.
-, king wants to speed the matter up, 265; commissioners for, meet at Somerset House, 282.
Upper Chamber, Upper House. See Lords, House of.
Uram. See Oran.
Valentino [near Turin, Prov. Torino, Italy]:
-, park of, Falcombridge entertained at, 187.
Valier, Ottavian, Venetian secretary at Florence:
-, despatches to the Senate, 88, 190, 193, 196, 199, 200, 202, 205, 216, 245, 319.
-, instructions to, 189.
-, to be friendly to Falcombridge, 189.
Vaston. See Watson.
Velasco, Don Francesco:
-, sent to pay respects to Louis at Lille, 192.
-, Don Pedro de, constable of Castile, governor of Flanders, 11.
to get French commissioners to put demands in writing, 8; recalls commissioners from Lille, 14.
Lisola confers with, 9; measures for safety of Luxemburg, 21; uneasy at massing of French troops, 52.
letter of Louis to, professing desire for peace, 25; Louis complains of suspicions, 53.
Oñate sent over by, 28; queen regent writes to, about sequestrations, 59.
will not withdraw new gabelles, 53; proposes to reduce gabelles, 67.
quarrel with Gamarra, 60, 131; Lisola leaves, for Hague, 92.
writes to Spain about resigning, 65; French disturb by movements of troops, 77.
people attribute their calamities to, 65.
Saasburg warns of troubles about passage of coal, 77; orders free passage for French coal barges, id; wants alliance to define nature of succour, 78.
French did not ask permission for passage of coal, 89; increases duty for export of coal, 96; has Oñate arrested, to satisfy French, 103.
Pomponne denies that threatened, 99.
may go to Madrid to consult, 107; consulted about payment to Sweden, 109.
considering another route for letters, 107, 118; sends by Ostend, 125.
receives secret despatches from Madrid, 109; sends back messenger, 118.
Lisola's proposal, to, 117; wishes to consult Madrid about, 125; sending Toledo to England, 138.
neglects usual civilities with Charles, 120; attitude of, uncertain, 141; chooses Oñate to go to England, 145.
threatens to punish those who spread reports of arrangements with France, 120.
perturbed about disturbances in Burgundy, 125.
objects to payments for renewal of alliance, 128, 131; Gamarra discusses fresh proposals about guarantee with, 134; will not pay more than half, 153.
Lisola urges danger of delay on, 146; but only meets with evasions from, 147; keeps making fresh difficulties, 153; disingenuousness of attitude, 159.
gives way and agreement made, 156; not blamed for outstanding difficulty, 166.
Charles displeased over assurance demanded by, 167.
sends to Lille to pay respects to Louis, 191–2; honours rendered to Madame by, 195, 205.
suggested substitution of Francis of Lorraine for, 220; Colbert uneasy about projected visit to England, 238.
Vendome, François de, duke of Beaufort, Bofort: killed at Candia, 89.
-, duke of. See Cæsar, duke of Vendome.
Venerie, la, near Pinarolo [Prov. Torino, Italy]: Falcombridge entertained at, 187; clash with Michiel over visit to, 198.
Venesle. See Finch, Heneage, earl of Winchelsea.
-,-, appeals for help, 4, 5, 10, 13, 19, 37; sanguine of help, 19, 26.
-,-, Charles expresses regard for, 5, 6; regard for England, 7; Charles expresses sympathy for, 10; his regard for, 133.
-,-, advantage to have French king in Poland, 5.
-,-, objection to mediation of foreigners, 7n; instructions to Harvey about attitude to, 15.
-,-, Dutch well treated at, 7, 48; Dutch anxious to oblige, 7; goodwill to Dutch, 14; question of Dutch help for, 33.
-,-, forces divided by Turkish action, need for help, 12; stout resistance at Candia, 27.
-,-, inventions offered to, 17–8, 27, 36, 40; purchase of gunpowder, 35–6, 91.
-,-, pope's brief to queen of England for, 22–3, 44, 54; forwards pope's brief, 24, 75.
-,-, wants levies and munitions from England, 26; grants exemptions to those who take munitions to Zante, 27, 35.
-,-, despatch of Allen likely to be advantageous to, 32, 44; little hope of help from England, 36.
-,-, question of encouraging export of salt fish to, 34, 38; under consideration, 91.
-,-, money of, sequestrated in Holland, 36, 48, 91.
-,-, queen explains difficulty of helping, 49; report of peace with Turk, 90; queen indebted to, for reopening correspondence with Holy See, 93.
-,-, Winchelsea travelling to, 55, 59.
-,-, question of embassy to, 56–7, 74, 82, 88; discussed in Privy Council, 66; question of Finch's appointment to, 66, 69, 74, 88, 93–4; objections to Finch, 69n; appointment expected soon, 81; Falcombridge chosen for, 93–4, 97; Senate pleased about, 106.
-,-, appeal to, for Galilee, 82; readiness to give relief, 91; move for release of Galilee, 143.
-,-, complaint of exactions for currants, 83; order for enforcing decrees against extortion, 91.
-,-, suggested mediation for, at Porte, 98, 113, 117; announces peace with Porte, 119.
-,-, Charles does not think embassy to, superfluous though no business, 104; English desire to assist towards peace, 117.
-,-, vote for Mocenigo's mourning expenses, 112; Falcombridge disposed to go quickly to, 113; his baggage sent to, 133, 139.
-,-, offer of service to, 117; Harvey to support interests of, at Porte, 135, 138.
-,-, assurances to merchants, 119; interest in English trade at Villefranche, 143.
-,-, Turkish peace considered glorious for, 128; Charles congratulates on terms, 129; retains conquests in Dalmatia and Albania, 288.
-,-, Prince George of Denmark going to, 133; renewal of trade in Levant watched in England, 139.
-,-, cordial relations with Savoy, 150.
-,-, Falcombridge's instructions about trade with, 151; his commissions only general, 156–7.
-,-, proposal to promote cloth trade of, and to attract English workmen to, 152.
-,-, petition of Galilee to, 154.
-,-, Falcombridge's journey to, 154, 161, 204–5; king desired him to hasten to, 182.
-,-, Falcombridge's mission to, only for correspondence, 157; desire to know all about his business, 182; his journey to, 190.
-,-, England would welcome mediation by, 177; van Beuningen suggests entering alliance for common defence, 220.
-,-, Falcombridge explains intention of mission to, 183; king chooses Bridgeman to be secretary at, 198.
-,-, Dodington asks use of, in receiving ambassador, 184; Falcombridge anxious to reach, 204; he takes house at, 214.
-,-, interest in conference between Charles and Madame, 186; Lindenow expresses regard for, 195; Dutch friendliness for, 215; suggested Dutch embassy to, 235.
-,-, question of manner of receiving ambassadors, 211; of provision of house, 212–3.
-,-, Falcombridge has powers to intervene in any treaty with Turk, 214; he congratulates on peace, 221.
-,-, Falcombridge's arrival at, announced, 218–9, 223; his reception at, 227–8.
-,-, France apprehensive of English understanding with, 227.
-,-, Annand in service of, 227.
-,-, question of title for duke of York, 228, 246.
-,-, Sautin's claims against, 234–5; referred to Paris, 265.
-,-, offers condolences on death of Madame, 235, 248–9; office upon death, 246–7; letter of Charles to, upon death, 247.
-,-, grants mourning expenses to Mocenigo, 235.
-,-, efforts of Lady Falcombridge to get to, 239; Falcombridge in no hurry to leave, 240.
-,-, ready to encourage trade, 240; desire of Charles to promote trade with, 250.
-,-, suggested concession of facilities for admitting English salt fish to, 241–2, 249.
-,-, question of new minister to, 245–6; Dodington to remain at, as secretary, 261, 265, 269.
-,-, James expresses regard for, 247; reply to James, 248.
-,-, and question of currant trade, 249; appeal to, to remedy abuses in, 250–1.
-,-, Charles may seek sailors at, for galleys, 253; Annand in service of, 267.
-,-, instructions for good treatment of English in Islands, 253–4; measures to remove grievances, 254.
-,-, question of approaching Charles about trade, 254.
-,-, appeal to, for Hailes, against Fustonini, 255–6; fresh representations to, 271–2.
-,-, request to allow trade of English cloth at, 256, 259; resolution of Senate upon, 259.
-,-, Falcombridge's thanks for favours received at, 267–8; vote of chain for him, 268; orders for his entertainment at Padua, 269.
-,-, trade facilities desired at, 269; fear of English interference in trade with Bosnia, 276.
-,-, Dodington's family leaving for, 270; Dodington hints at appointment to, 275.
-,-, protected by English fleet in Mediterranean, 274; insistence on dominion in Adriatic, 276.
-,-, Falcombridge refers to friendship with, 277; satisfaction with him, 281; orders Mocenigo to perform office with, 290.
-,-, alleged attempt to get English cloth banned in Turkish dominions, 279–81; denial of, 300.
-,-, decision to keep resident at, 281; Dodington appointed 286; Howard regrets not getting embassy to, 289.
-,-, grants Mocenigo leave to return, 283.
-,-, approves report on salt fish, 284; Arlington told of steps taken by, to advance trade, 293.
-,-, Temple's effusiveness towards, 287–8; Falcombridge thanks and Senate answers, 290.
-,-, notified of Dodington's appointment, 289; complaint of Dodington's behaviour in Collegio at, 293–4.
-,-, Molina regrets not getting embassy at, 291; plenty of candidates for embassy at, 294.
-,-, reply to Dodington's credentials and office, 297–9; reply to Charles, 298.
-,-, desire of Charles to foster friendship with, 299, 303; his interest to have good understanding with, 310.
-,-, Falcombridge takes up business with, 304.
-,-, his regret at dissatisfaction with Dodington, 304; Arlington pleased with forbearance shown to Dodington, 312.
-,-, memorial against enticing away of English sailors by, 307–8; report upon, 308; resolution in Senate, 318; reply upon, 319.
-,-, memorial asking to give English alone benefit of reduced duty on salt fish, 308; report upon, 309.
-,-, desire for good understanding with England, 310; Charles pleased by friendly demonstrations of, 312.
-, Armar, magistracy all', 308, 318.
-, art of saltfishmonger's at, 83, 241.
-, Artellarie, magistracy, 32, 36, 44.
-, Avogadori di Comun, 240, 242, 256, 268.
-, Avogaria, 255, 272–4.
-, Captain General of, 119.
-, captain of the galleys, 83.
-, Council of Forty, Quarantia, 242, 255.
-, Council of Ten, 254.
-, doge of, 213.
-, See also Contarini, Domenico.
-, Five Savii alle Mercanzia, 254, 316.
report on claim for remission of duty, 314–5.
-, Forestier, officers of the, 318.
-, Inquisitors of State, letters from, 102.
-, -, letters to, 105, 123, 127.
-, Piovego, magistracy of, 255, 272.
-, Proveditore General of the three Islands, 83.
instructions to, 91, 112.
-, Proveditore General da Mar, 112.
-, -, See also Bernardo.
-, Rason Vecchie, magistracy of, refreshments supplied by, 224, 269, 271, 277, 290.
-, Revisers and Regulators of the Duties, 45, 263, 308.
reports about salt fish, 284, 309.
-, Sanità, Board of Health, 316.
-, Senate, answer about offer of Irish beef, 37n, 63n.
-, places in:
Arsenal, 27, 40.
church of San Barnaba, 228.
church of San Giorgio Maggiore, 227.
Venloo, Venlao [Prov. Limburg, Netherlands], 47.
Verjus, M., secretary to the princess of Portugal:
-, comes to announce birth of princess, 17.
Versailles [Seine et Oise, France]:
-, Louis abandons, at death of Madame, 218; Buckingham entertained at, 247.
-, news from, 109.
-, Dodington gets news of appointment at, 289, 298.
Villars, Villar, Pierre de, marquis de Villars, French ambassador in Spain, 81.
Villefranche, Villafranca [Alpes Maritimes, France]:
-, commercial arrangements of London merchants at, 138; Venetian interest in, 143, 182; unsuitability of, 146; Genoese spread lies about, 179.
-, Maffei suggests appointment of consul for, 148; wish to give Falcombridge particulars about, 179.
-, business of, settled in London, 182; Falcombridge discusses with duke, 186.
-, consul promised for, 186.
Villiers, George, second duke of Buckingham, Bochingan, Bouchingan:
-, Mocenigo gets assurances from, 13; speaks of irritation caused by king's protection of Carteret, 163.
-, Dodington a creature of, 193n; protector of Dodington, 195, 216.
-, Madame reconciles with Arlington, 209; high in favour of Charles, 243.
-, leaving for France, 238–9; king charges to modify French objection to Dutch as arbitrators, 239; did not venture to speak to Louis about, 252; French will not listen to, about Dutch as arbitrators, 259.
-, van Beuningen very suspicious of mission, 239, 244; secret commissions of, 244.
-, preparations for reception of, 243; extraordinary attentions shown to, 247–8, 258, 264; reception at St. Germain, 252.
-, suspicions about, but true reason for mission, 244; van Beuningen to stay on until return, 260.
-, French count on great influence in England, 248, 258, 272.
-, account of conferences with king and ministers to detriment of Dutch, 257–8.
-, Dutch upset by favours showered on, in Paris, 264; Charles' response to French favours to, 266.
-, leaving, apparently only made commercial agreements, 269; expected back, not believed to be corrupted, had no commissions for affairs, 270; Mocenigo thinks suspicions of, baseless, 296.
-, leaves Paris, final honours and gifts, 272.
-, urged Louis to give up trade of W. Indies, 272–3; expected to bring French intentions about restitution, 276.
-, further light on negotiations, 277; asks for publication to be held back, 278.
-, might advise Charles to be cautious about Lorraine, 280.
-, great stir caused by negotiations at Paris, 281–2; Molina's opinion about, 282.
-, author of outrage on Ormonde, 314n.
Villiers, Colonel, gentleman of the bedchamber to the duke of York: sent to fetch Lady Anne from France, 244.
Vincenti, Antonio, Venetian resident at Florence:
-, despatches to the Senate, 31, 37, 45.
-, instructions to, 77, 81.
-, Finch calls on, 32.
Vinchelse. See Finch, Heneage, earl of Winchelsea.
Vit. See Witt.
Vizcaya, Biscay [Spain]:
-, reprisals on Dutch in ports of, 8.