Walcheren, island of [Prov. Zeeland, Netherlands], 250.
Walderode, John freiherr von, letter countersigned by, 14.
war of Candia. See Candia.
-, the second Dutch. See Dutch war.
Ward, John, English consul at Algiers:
-, set at liberty, 127.
Warneton, Varneton, Varnethon [Prov. W. Flanders, Belgium]:
-, French erect fort near, 105, 107, 112.
Waterman, Sir George, lord mayor of London:
-, king attends show and banquet of, 120.
Waterworth, Capt. John, commander of the Anne, killed at Solebay, 231.
-, climate perfection, 83; unsettled, constant rains, 98, 110.
-, a bright rainbow, king says due to wind, 216.
-, gales, 264.
Weede, Everard de, sieur de Dykveldt, Dutch envoy for peace:
-, lands at Margate, 229; king did not see, sent to Hampton Court, 230; Clifford and Arlington confer with, 237; leaves, 272.
Werbaugge, [? Oudebrugh, Prov. S. Holland, Netherlands]:
-, Buckingham and Arlington confer with Orange at, 255.
Werden, John, English envoy to Sweden:
-, concerned in flag incident, 6n.
-, Robert, commander of the Falcon, at Civita Vecchia, 124.
-, -, commander of the Yarmouth, 204n.
Wescomb, Matthew, English consul at Cadiz:
-, called to account for English lack of respect for Spanish ports, 235n.
Weser, river [German Empire], 308.
West Indies, Indies:
-, Molina sends warning of probable attack on, 77; he complains of what happened in, 88; report of fresh English successes in, 90.
-, ships leave Spain for, with troops and stores, 100.
-, letters dated at, 16, 312.
-, Palmer set in pillory at, 34.
-, Abbey, Sandwich buried in, 252.
Westphalia [German Empire]:
-, princes of circle of, and Cologne, 131; choose Brandenburg as general, will resist French encroachments, 135.
-, likely to ally with Dutch, 132.
-, peace of, alliance for upholding, 309n., 314.
Wet. See Witt.
-, proposed new duties on, 40.
-, ships taking to Levant Islands, ask exemption from duty, 109; Alberti to get merchants to take to Levant islands, 110, 120; his efforts to do so, 133, 146, 158, 160.
-, Zante's produce of insufficient for island, 166, 196.
Wheeler, Sir Charles:
-, takes over island of St. Kitts, 106.
Wight, isle of, king goes to, 90; York off, to unite with French, 212.
Williamson, Joseph, Arlington's secretary:
-, to keep watch on plans to tax currants, 22.
-, Alberti to speak to about Dodington, 97–8; does so, 99.
Wilmot, John, earl of Rochester:
-, concerned in murder of Virnill, 40.
Winchelsea, earl of. See Finch, Heneage.
Windisgratz, Vindisgratz, count, imperial ambassador to France:
-, curt reply to about Lorraine, 1; negotiations unsatisfactory, 12.
Windsor, co. Berks, 88.
-, king to pass summer at, 47; Court leaves London for, 74.
-, king and Court at, 79, 83, 85.
-, king leaves, 89.
-, Alberti's repeated journeys to, 92; Seignelay hunts with king at, 96.
-, castle, 83.
garter ceremony at, 54.
small garrison kept at, 56.
Rupert made governor of, 63.
investiture of garter in chapel of, 75.
-, knights of, 89.
-, additional duty on, 2; duties on, 62; ambassadors have to pay duty on, 92, 97, 100.
-, imported from France, 5, 59.
-, imported from Spain, 59.
-, Dutch propose to exclude French, 96, 102, 108, 118; exclusion decided for a year, 111, 121.
-, exorbitant duties prevent importation of Rhenish, 102.
-, cargoes of captured, 195.
Witt, Wet, Wit, Witz, Cornelis de, ruward van Putten:
-, deputy of States to Brussels, 157; arrives, 162; arrested, at Dort, 263; fate of, 274–6.
-, account of proceedings during imprisonment, 275.
-, John de, Pensionary of Holland:
Boreel on policy of, 77; Dutch policy changed through influence of, 84.
expected much from his secret negotiations, 85; started negotiations with France, 113.
Pomponne directed to avoid, 147.
opposed to appointments of Orange, 157; ceases to oppose, 170.
sent Meerman to England, 175n.; going with fleet, 184.
avoids Hague, fears personal danger, 184; irreconcilable enemy of England, 244; English distrust of, 256.
writes to governor of Dover for exchange of prisoners, 213.
policy favoured attachment to France, 244.
aristocratic government of, overthrown, 256; Arlington fears revival of party of, 261; relieved of his fears about, 263.
Rotterdam man accuses of treason, 256; a prisoner in his own house, 263, 266.
expulsion of Grotius a final blow to party of, 264; party falling to pieces, 266.
released, declines office in grand Council, 269; fate of, 274–6.
Charles holds out hopes to Orange when party of, is destroyed, 273; Charles warns Orange against faction of, 291; Orange troubled by party of, 301.
remonstrance concerning proceedings of, 275; confidential letter of Beverning found on, 278.
Orange prevented from prosecuting murderers of, 278.
Woerden, Worden [Prov. S. Holland, Netherlands], 255.
-, repulse of Orange at, 306.
Wolffenbüttel, Wolfenbottel [Brunswick, German Empire]:
-, emperor's alliance with, 308.
-, duke of. See Anthony Ulric.
-, England used to leave export of, to foreigners, 57.
-, Spain obtains fabrics of, from England, 59.
-, cargo of, 273.
Worcester, marquis of. See Somerset, Henry.
Worden. See Woerden.
Wren, Matthew, secretary to the duke of York, 13, 31, 54.
-, and question of titles in writing to Venice, 37, 43, 52; asks for more information, 53.
-, Mr., wounded at Solebay, 232.
Wurtz, Marshal, Dutch plenipotentiary:
-, confers with Monterey at Antwerp, 208; Monterey sends for, to Ostend, 275.
Wyld, Edward, English merchant at Venice, in favour of viceconsuls, 128.
-, -, suit of, at Venice, 141.