Walcheren, island of, must not be left to the rebels, 98.
-, descent made upon, by Montgomery, and garrisons put into, by the Prince of Orange, 123.
Walloon troops, levy of, 106, 145.
-, -, in Bommell, 181; sent to Ziericksee, 239; for or in Flanders, 248, 305, 312.
-, -, robberies by, 320.
-, -, company of, routed, 341.
-, -, return to the service of the Estates, 392.
-, -, nobles commanding, “are all distraught,” 320.
Walsh, William, Bishop of Meath, papal bounty for, 253, 289.
-, -, letter from, 289.
Walsingham, Francis, ambassador resident in France (1570–1572), 1, 3, 28.
-, -, dissatisfaction of, at the massacre, 45.
-, -, has written to the Queen that she must save Briquemault (taken in her ambassador's house), 45.
-, -, said to be returning from France, 65.
-, -, full of suspicion (of the French), 83.
-, -, at the baptism of the French King's daughter, 87–90.
-, -, intended departure of, 90, 96, 197.
-, -, is never present at [ordinary] solemnities in church, 95.
-, -, has departed and is near Chartres, 95.
-, -, summoned back by the King, 103, 107; returns to Court, 108; exonerates Elizabeth, 109; takes the road for England, ibid.
-, -, mission of, to the States General, 466.
-, -, couriers despatched by, 47.
-, -, present to, 107, 109.
-, -, statements by, alluded to, 93.
-, -, wife of, present for, 109.
-, -, secretary to, 83, 86.
-, -, successor of. See Dale, Dr. Valentine.
-, -, house of, in Paris, M. Bricquemault takes refuge in, 41.
Warwick, Earl of. See Dudley, Ambrose.
Waterford in Desmond, city of, description of, 158.
-, Bishopric of, 161.
-, Bishop of, Protestant, said to have abjured heresy, 288
-, port of, 158; suitable for landing of troops, 167.
Webb, Laurence, letter from, 34.
Wells, Canon of. See Capel.
-, Chancellor of. See Burnford.
Wentworth, Peter, sent to the Tower, 258.
Westmorland, Earl of. See Clifford.
Westphalia, troops from, for the Prince of Orange, 105.
Wexford or Guexford, city of, described, 156.
White Knight, the. See Fitzgibbon, Edmund.
Wicklow, town of, described, 156.
Wight, Isle of, proposed occupation of, by the Spaniards, 19.
Wilkes, Thomas (Milord Wileck, Vinchelt), sent to the King of Spain, 361, 365–368.
-, -, has taken his departure, 378.
-, -, mission of, to Don John, 427, 486.
Willan, Thomas, of the Order of S. Salvator, Confessor General to the English nuns at Mechlin, certificate on behalf of, 424.
-, -, faculty for, 434.
William I., “the Bastard of Normandy,” his conquest of England alluded to, 30.
William, a pirate, 263.
Willson, Dr. Thos., English agent in Antwerp, 243.
-, -, as English ambassador in Flanders, interview of, with Sega, 306 et seq.; Sega's answer to, praised, 319.
-, -, report of, concerning Stuckley, alluded to, ibid.
-, -, son of, to be sent to Italy, 307.
Winchester College, a late master of. See Martial.
Windsor, Edward Lord, death of, 194.
Winter, John, sent with troops to Flushing, 22.
Wolf, Father David, S.J., 390, 409, 410, 413.
-, -, is released from his fealty to Elizabeth by the bull of Pius V., 151.
-, -, in Spain, 191; at Rome, 246, 311; at Lisbon, 355, 443.
-, -, proposal by, 438.
-, -, document signed by, 450.
-, -, description of Ireland by, 151 et seq.
Wolff, David, Maurice son of, 168.
Woodstock (Ustoque), the Queen and French ambassador at, 231.
Worcester (Vuestervellant), Earl of. See Somerset, Wm.
Worcester Cathedral, late prebendary of. See Oliver, John.
Wriothesley, Henry, Earl of Southampton, imprisonment of (1570), 553.
Wyse, Sir Andrew, of Lyssent, alias Romagas or Romagasso, made Prior of Toulouse, 285.
-, -, letter from, 522–3.