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Pages 667-679

Calendar of State Papers Foreign: Elizabeth, Volume 18, July 1583-July 1584. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1914.

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Baçan or Bazan, Alvaro de, Marquis of Santa Cruz, in command of fleet for Terceiras, 6, 55, 68, 105, 113;

said to be coming as governor to Flanders, 215, 303, 326, 367;

his taking of Terceira, alluded to, 215, 245;

character of, 310, 340, 367;

reported to be at Tournay, 310, 326;

and in Flanders, 324, 340;

has made a state entry into Madrid and is to be Heut.-governor of Portugal, 378;

is to make ships ready, 644;

expected at the Spanish court, 650.

Back or Buck, Hans von, colonel in Casimir's army, horseman under, 50, 55, 95, 96.

Bacon, Anthony, at Bordeaux, proposal to send, to the King of Navarre, 481, 521.

Bacqueville, in Normandy, 185.

-Sieur de. See Martel, Nicolas.

Baden (Switzerland), assembly at, 360, 429.

Baden, Duke of, a daughter of, to marry the young Duke of Cleves, 490.

-(Bath), Ernest, Marquis of, has joined Truchsess, 96.

-, James, Marquis of, the Emperor writes to, 91;

has joined Truchsess, 96;

brings rioters from Bavaria, 128.

Baersdorp,—, banished from Bruges, 144.

Baier, Charles, of Staples' Inn, a priest “harboured by,” 534.

Baignes, the, near Palmiers, 584.

Baker, Peter, sent from the Inquisition at Rome to the galleys, 301.

-, Sir Richard, chronicles of, notes taken from, 444.

Balagny, M. de. See Monlue.

Balbany, a banker, money to be carried to Germany by, 494.

Balfour, Capt. Bartholomew, and his men, will not serve Spain, 523, 545;

wounded, 624, 641.

-, Colonel Henry, the late, 11.

Bamberg, in Franconia, church of, given to “the elect of that chapter,” 650.

Band, Captain, carries Ortell's letter, 566.

Bandini, Cavaliere, son of Pier Antonio, taken by Algiers pirates, 209.

-, Mario (a Florentine merchant), follower of the Due de Joyeuse, 3;

money disbursed by, 136.

Bannister, Bannyster, Colonel, serving under Truchsess, 112.

Bapaume, burnt by the soldiers of Cambray, 488.

Barbary, 2, 209;

Turkish galleys going to, 20;

Italian troops going to, 66;

Turkish fleet or Admiral off the coast of, 87, 103, 108;

rumoured intention of Spain to invade, 440. And see Fez.

-, the Turks in. See Turks.

-, viceroy of, orders sent to, 536.

Barbe. See Vau, Mademoiselle de.

Barcelona, troops sailing for, 66;

treasure at, to be sent to the Duke of Parma, 232.

Barn Elms, Walsingham's house, letter addressed to, 46;

letter dated from, 345.

Barraneva, Domingo de, in Spain, 467–469.

Barrey, Richard, lieutenant of Dover Castle, letter from, 24.

-, -, letter to, 18.

Bartholomew Fair, mentioned, 77.

Basel, Basle, will befriend Geneva, 66.

-, Bishop of, demands new rights, 355, 429.

Bassett, Edward. See Parsons, Thomas.

Bassevelt, in Flanders, Parma's troops at, 144.

Bassigni, in the government of Champagne, 257.

Basta, Nicola, commander in the Spanish army, 372, 429.

Bates (Battes), Edward, of Dover, his “ill speeches” against Walsingham and the Queen, 77.

-, -, letters from, 18, 78.

Bathory, Stephen, King of Poland. See Stephen.

Battus, order of penitents so called, at Lyons, 104;

or Repentis, order of, in Paris, founded by the King [Penitents blancs de Vanonciation Notre Dame], 28;

brethren of, at Cardinal Birague's funeral, 222, 257;

procession of, 370;

are wearied by their pilgrimage with the King, 400.

Bavaria, Albert V, the late Duke and Elector of, died greatly in debt, 96.

-, Ernest of, Bishop of Liege, the new Elector and Archbishop of Cologne, 3, 34, 63;

illness of, 3, 34;

the Chapter of Liége demands his return, 47;

the Pope's confirmation and pallium sent to, 49;

prays to be allowed to bring forces into Cologne, 72;

sends for assistance to the Duke of Parma, 90;

as Bishop of Freising, 92;

account of previous proceedings of, 92–94;

has taken the oath at Cologne, 96;

in want of money, 97;

defiance sent to, from the temporal Electors, 101;

those of the Empire forbidden to serve either for or against, 107;

to send deputies to the Assembly at Frankfort, 112;

court and camp of, reports in, 128;

supported by the Pope, 133;

party of, gain time by treaties, 153;

places held or taken by, 178, 408, 490;

assembles the States of Liége, 194;

is desired not to assume the title of Elector, 208;

at Liége, 226;

seeks help from France, 230;

a sworn enemy of the Religion, 235;

a great favourite of, murdered by his men, 265;

supported by Spain, 310;

Bonn surrendered to, 330;

wishes to resign the bishopric of Liége to Lorraine's son, 334;

reported cruelty of, at Bonn, 341;

aid given to, by the Duke of Bavaria, 354;

made a Knight of the Golden Fleece, 369;

retires to his brother, ibid.;

has not yet “done everything,” 385;

taxation increased by, 410;

victory of, near Wesel, 431, 437;

does just what he pleases, 462;

threats of, if Count Neuenaar is made governor of Gueldres, 462;

is master of most of the old Elector's possessions, 489, 490;

visit of, to the Duke of Cleves, 490;

is said to intend to plant the Inquisition in his new bishopric, 490;

Stephen le Sieur warned against, 491;

is ordered to arrest Ségur, 546;

gives up Bedburg to the Spaniards, 550;

rumoured capture of, 551;

doings of, in Westfalia, 566;

not “admitted by the Electors to the State of Cologne,” 632;

lacks money and troops, ibid.;

demands that a heretic preacher should be given up to him, 649.

-, -, forces of (the Bavarians), 96, 130, 265, 379, 561, 643;

camp of, 49;

list of, 51;

levy of, 60;

to give battle to Casimir, 64;

attempt to assist Deutz, 72;

siege of Bedburg by, see Bedburg;

get provisions from Cologne, 111;

cross the Rhine, 128;

want and discord amongst, 145;

follow Casimir, 150;

successes of, 178;

going to besiege Bonn, 208, 360;

defeat of, 223, 260, 263, 265, 372;

places taken by, 225, 226;

between the Rhine and Maas, 372;

spoiling and pillaging by, 462, 490;

reported cruelties of, 550;

have passed the Rhine, 554.

-, -, brother of. See William, Elector of Bavaria.

-, -, kinsmen of, 94.

-, -, chancellor of, 72;

Council of, 368;

deputies of, 195;

messenger to, 72;

a personage coming to, 63, 64.

-, Ferdinand, Duke of, brother of the Elector, 60, 372, 496;

has gone to join his brother the bishop, 133;

forces under, 150, 429;

before Bonn, 208;

Stephen le Sieur warned against, 491.

-, -, lieutenant-general of, see Manrique.

-, William V, Duke and Elector of, 94;

forces levied by, 51, 96;

friendship of, with Saxony, 94;

left in debt by his father, 96;

asks aid from the Pope, 133;

envoys sent to, from Spain, 232;

money granted to, 354;

to be the Emperor's commissioner, 360;

the Bishop of Liége goes to, 369.

-, -, letter to, 321.

-, -, Estates of, will not join in the war unless invaded, 130.

Bavaria, troops from, 51, 128, 145.

Bavarian Circle or “Kreis,” order to be taken in, against Ségur &c, 321.

Baxter, Thomas, 267.

-, -, letter from, 268.

Bayonne in Gascony, French prisoners at, 113;

a traveller to, 357;

ship of, said to be lost, 420.

Beale, Robert, clerk of the Privy Council, brother-in-law of Walsingham, 6, 35, 345;

information from, 154;

sent to the Queen of Scots, 541;

business commended to the care of, 551;

request to, 609.

-, -, letters from, 82, 83;

alluded to, 116.

-, -, letters to, 74, 100, 108, 110, 125, 127, 137, 139;

alluded to, 213.

-, -, endorsements, drafts, deciphers, &c. by, 2, 19, 65, 84, 117, 119, 174, 201.

Béarn, Henry of Navarre King in, 266;

Catholics of, proposal to grant liberty of religion to, 521.

Beaton, James, Archbishop of Glasgow, Scottish ambassador at the French court, 5, 35, 39, 452, 563, 639;

intelligence or reports from, 3, 36, 37, 71;

laments Lord Hamilton's departure, 29;

money to be paid to, 136;

sends compli ments to Sir E. Stafford, 164;

Stafford desires to have a spy in his house, 166, 198;

com plains of the ill-usage of the Queen of Scots in France, 172;

Stafford and, do not trust each other, 172;

Walsingham warns Stafford not to “haunt,” 222;

news out of his house given to Stafford, 267;Charles Morgan's intimacy with, 269, 282, 299;

consults with the nuncio, 298;

movements of, in Paris, 356;

Lord Seton lodges with, 357;

has audience of the French King, 369, 514;

visits Sir E. Stafford, 378;

dines with the Duke of Guise, 400;

in perplexity as to Scotland, 480;

does not agree well with Lord Seton, 481;

meet ings of, with other refugees, 504;

no great love between the Bishop of Ross and, 505;

great resort to his house, 515;

says the Queen “procured the late stir in Scotland,” 536.

-, -, nephew of, 57. And See Graham, David and James.

-, -house of, 281.

-, -, statement by, 222.

Beaucaire, reported exchange of, 371.

Beaumanoir, Jean de, Marquis de Lavardin, a favourite of Mon sieur, meets the Queen Mother at Chateâu-Thierry, 165, 166;

quarrel of, with Randan, 445.

Beaumont-en-Aulge, prior of, 146.

Beauvais-Nangis, “Beauvais de Langi.” See Brichanteau.

Beckner, Thomas, letters from, 357, 518, 549.

Bedburg (Betburg, Betbruch), a castle of Count Neuenaar's, siege and surrender of, 402, 408, 428;

is believed (falsely) to be safe, 411;

given to the Spaniards, 490, 550.

Bedford, Earl of. See Russell, Francis.

Bekerke, late burgomaster of Middel burg, apprehended, 560.

Beledreque [qy. a cant name], 228.

Belle-Isle, Marquis of. See Gondi.

Belliévre, Pomponne de, Secretary of State, 231, 419;

his negotia tions with Monsieur, 38, 39, 46;

sent to the Queen of Navarre, 163;

is to help to pacify Languedoc, 218;

advice of, to the Queen of Navarre, 239;

mediates between the King and Queen of Navarre, 250, 251, 258, 315;

all Swiss affairs pass through his hands, 251;

with the King of Navarre, 266;

is to see the garrisons removed, 337;

orders sent to, 378;

a great maintainer of peace in France, 445;

to be directed by Epernon, 493;

character of, 621.

Bellingham,—, money sent by, to Monsieur (in 1581), 603.

Bellow, Henry, captain of Kolding, 100.

Bene, Alessandro del, with the Duke of Joyeuse in Italy, 3.

-, Alfonso, Abbé del (Abene) has conference with Sir Edw. Stafford, 428.

-, Masino del (d'Albene, D'Abene), accident to, 132;

speeches made to, mentioned, 399;

has conference with Sir Edw. Stafford, 428.

-, -, letters from, 131, 481.

Bentheim (Bentham), county of, in Westfalia, 496.

Berck, Bergen [Rheinberg], held by the Count of Mceurs for Truchsess, 51, 96, 371, 372, 469, 632;

mutiny at, 341;

garrison of, maintained by dues on the river, 488;

the new Elector going to besiege, 489;

the Countess of Moeurs in, 490;

the enemy defeated near, 551.

Beresteyn, Peter de, merchant of Rotterdam, ship of, taken, 132.

Berg, William, Count (Grave) van den, governor of Guelderland, absence of, has restored order there, 207;

discovery of treachery of, and his arrest, 211, 212, 242, 247.

-, -, wife of. See Nassau, Mary of.

-, -, sons of, arrested, 211, 212, 242?;

free and with the Prince of Orange, 255.

-, -, daughters of, ibid.

-, -, secretary of, ibid.

Bergamo, Bishop of. See Ragazzoni.

Bergen-op-Zoom, forces at, going to or coming from, 10, 302, 580, 596, 629;

probable siege of, 528, 580, 614, 635.

-, garrison at, mutiny and demands of, 193, 195, 210, 212, 241, 248, 256;

to be satisfied, 207;

pay offered or sent to, 239, 246, 248;

mutiny of, appeased, 246;

the Prince of Parma's dealings with, 242, 248, 253;

blame both States and enemy, 256;

not yet paid, 261;

are now paid and satisfied, 262;

convoys defeated by, 488;

sortie of, 526.

-, Marquisate of, bestowed on the Prince of Orange, 628.

Bergeron, M. de, recommendation by, 35;

offers his services to Walsingham, 168.

Bergh, John von, commander serving Truchsess, 96.

Berghes-St.-Winnock, Bergues-St. Wynock, Winoxberghe, Bergues, Bargus, 90;

French troops at, 9, 10;

siege of, 19, 21, 23;

successful sally from, 21;

reported surrender of, 35, 50;

still holds out, 69, 75, 77;

surrender of, 78, 117;

was sold by the French, 126;

walls of, to be razed, 194;

garrisoned by the enemy, 171, 303.

-, letter dated at, 2.

-, commander at. See Cormont, Sieur de Villeneuve.

-, Malcontent governor of. See Cocquel, M. de la.

Berlaymont, Claude, Count of (formerly Haultepenne) in Brabant, 21;

coming to block up Brussels, 177;

sends to consult with Parma, 210.

Berne, 64;

will befriend Geneva, 66;

rejoicings in, on the league with France, 68;

the French ambassador's wise dealing in behalf of, 360;

difference of, with the Duke of Savoy, see Savoy, Duke of.

Bernese, Bernois, arbitrary sentence on, alluded to, 429.

Bernighen, M., sent by Ségur to the King of Navarre, 450.

Bertie, Peregrine, Lord Willoughby, mission of, to the King of Denmark (in 1582), alluded to, 191.

Berwick, marshalship of, offered to Norreys, 102;

good guard to be kept at, 313;

reported attempt of the Scots to surprise, 335, 338;

plot against, revealed, 386, 387, 542;

Scots conspirators escape to, 465;

Davison at, 501;

reasons for Lord Hunsdon's visit to, 639.

Besançon. captains of, 2;

an inhabitant, of, 627.

Béthune, Madame de, a lady of the Queen of Navarre, dismissal of, 53, 58, 59;

reproved by the King, 67;

sent to Madame de Nesle, 99;

the King's reasons for dismissing, 104.

Beutterich, Dr. Peter, character of, 49;

commands French and Gascon troops for Truchsess, 49, 51, 60, 96;

wounded, 49, 61;

has his own private designs, 577.

Bevart, the, men of, prisoner taken by, 63.

Beveren (Bevar) near Antwerp, Princess of Chimay at, 9;

castle of, taken by the enemy, 202;

burnt, 337;

Prince of Parma at, 586, 595.

Bex, Jean du, payments of, alluded to, 288.

-, -, letter from, 298.

Beza, Bèza, Theodore, information sent by, 251;

letters from, alluded to, 318, 370.

Bickford, William, a coney-keeper, 534.

Bickforde, Robert. See Parsons, Thomas.

Biervliet, French and Swiss forces depart from, 69.

Bièvre, near Paris, letter dated from, 559.

Bilbao, letter sent from, 228;

“sea forces” at, 378.

Billy, M. de. See Robles.

Bingham, Sir Richard, letter, warrant and instructions for, 120;

suggested for marshal of the English in the Low Countries, 312;

plots revealed to, 525.

Birague, Charles de, sent to conduct the Queen of Navarre on her journey, 53.

-, or Birago, René de, Cardinal, chancellor of France, 17;

illness of, 107;

death of, 216;

candidates for his office, 217;

“funerals” of, 222, 239, 257.

-, -, daughter of;

see Nesle, Marquise de;

nephew of, 650;

kinsmen of, benefices given to, by the King, 222.

Birboom, merchant of Cologne, factors of, 67.

Bird, Mr., recommended by Walsingham, 566.

Birds, battles of, in the air, 411.

Biron, Marshal. See Gontaut, Armand de.

Biscay, ships preparing in, 305.

Bizarri, Pietro, journey of, into Germany, 6;

capture of, on the Rhine, 7;

his writings, 7. 13;

his house in Antwerp, 423;

goes to Antwerp, 462.

-, -, letters from, 6, 34, 70, 79, 127, 136, 137, 153, 177, 195, 201, 241, 256, 261, 265, 295 (2), 301, 323, 330, 341, 402, 423, 437, 461, 469, 489, 503, 526, 551, 565, 607, 624.

-, -, letter to, 609.

Blacker, William, registrar to the chapter of Salisbury, 138.

Blankenburgh, the people of, “have let in the sea water,” 22.

Blantyre (Blantree), Abbot of, 37.

Blienbeck, a castle belonging to Martin Schenk, Daniel Rogers taken to, 539.

Blois (Blesys), a gentlewoman of, 17;

treaty of (1572), copy of, given to Stafford, 167;

States General of, the “pernicious privileges” granted to, 205;

the King going to, 585, 634, 637.

Bloys, William de, Sieur de Treslong, Admiral of Zeeland, Governor of Dunkirk, 2, 176;

information from, 310;

is “half discontented with the Prince of Orange,” 311;

takes provisions to Sluys, 451;

goes to Ostend to persuade those of, to yield [to the Prince of Orange], 461;

pinnace of, taken, 569.

Boar-hunting, in Normandy, 36.

Boccaccio, quotation from, 87.

Bodenham, Roger, in Spain, 228;

is president for the Company of Merchants there, 470.

-, -, letters from, 304, 470, 471.

-, William, son of the above, 305.

Boet, R.(sic), horse to be raised by, 51.

Bogdan, people of, carried off by the Tartars, 439.

Bohemia, pioneers levied in, 50, 96;

grants from, to the Emperor, 354;

has adopted the new Calendar, ibid.

Bois, Captain du, of Taxis' forces, 555;

company of, 553.

Bois de Vincennes, 58;

order of Jeronomists at, see Jeronomists;

old Marcel the porter at, 611.

-, -, castle of, 109.

Bollaert, Jehan, commissioner from Ghent to treat with the Malcontents, 375.

Bollan, Melchior de, French regiments under, 51.

Bologna, the Pope going to, 18, 99, 209, 244, 650;

he may move his see to, 267;

native of, 275.

Bolognetti, Monsignor, nuncio in Poland, the Abbéy of Assisi given to, 650.

Bome creek, the, near Bergen-op-Zoom, stopped by the enemy, 606.

Bonn, siege of, 3, 195, 208, 226, 235, 257, 302, 360;

troops at or sent to, 3, 6, 49, 50, 55, 60, 63;

sorties from, 4, 72;

is well fortified and provided, 14, 295;

church plate at, melted, 49;

the Bavarian camp before, 51;

plot at, discovered, 63;

Casimir goes to, 80, 89, 128, 129, 137;

exercise of the Religion permitted in, 93;

siege of, said to be raised, 96;

artillery taken from, 128;

soldiers of, plunder an abbey, 296;

succour sent to, 324;

surrender of, 330, 340, 410, 428;

the new Elector said to have used much cruelty in, 341;

captives taken at, 411.

-, commander at. See Truchsess, Charles.

Bons Hommes, (house of Freres Minimes at), near Paris, 38.

Books, sent to France to be sold, 415;

Jesuit testaments, catechisms &c, 28;

Latin, alluded to, 17, 457.

Books, pamphlets, names of:

Aciem Vegetianam Romanam, 406.

Apologia Concordioe Formuloe, 409.

English Martyrs, the, 48.

Execution of Justice in England, &c. a defence of the execution of Jesuits &c. by Lord Burghley, 418, 628.

Execution of Justice, answer to, 522.

Persian History, Bizarri's, 13,

Borcht (Burgh), opposite Antwerp, fort built by the enemy at, 341, 363.

Bordeaux, 521, 579;

English merchants at, 32;

travellers to or from, 197, 272, 333, 377;

letters of credit for, 493;

ships of, 652;

English merchants trading to, complaints of, 653.

-, letters dated at, 337, 357.

Borgerhout (Burgorouth), fortifications at, 12.

Borgognone, a French captain in Terceira, bravery of, 243.

Borlase or Burlace, William, 52.

Bornheim (Bournon, Bornhom, Berenheim), the house of, near Cologne, sacked, 4;

retaken by the enemy, 14;

taking of, by Truchsess, alluded to, 96.

Borromeo, Cardinal Carlo, a disciple of, 114;

has been in the Grisons, 355;

his plan to introduce Jesuits there fails, 360. -, sister of, 232.

Botelho, Don Diego, sent by Don Antonio to the States General, 12;

is waiting for money, 123;

at Middelburg, a prisoner for his master's debts, 641.

Boucer, Sir E. Stafford has secret conference with, 285.

Bouillon (Boulogne), town of, belongs to the Counts of the Marches, 411.

-, Duke of. See La Marck.

Boulogne, 117, 158;

governor of, news received from, 118;

(Polonia) occupied by the English (in 1545), 406.

-, letter dated at, 118.

Bourbon, Charles de, brother of the Prince of Conde, to be made a cardinal, 267;

is made cardinal, 316;

called Bishop of Rouen, ibid.;

as Cardinal de Vendôme and President of the Council, character of, 619.

-, Charles de, Comté de Soissons, half-brother of the Prince of Conde, character of, 619.

-, Francois de, Marquis de Conti (the begue brother of the Prince of Conde), escorts Monsieur's body to St. Denis, 572;

his imperfections of speech, 619;

character of, ibid.

-, Francois de, Prince Dauphin, Monsieur writes to, 98.

-, Henri de, Prince of Conde, Monsieur endeavours to separate Montmorency from, 16, 285;

is invited to the Assembly [of Notables], 47;

has done nothing for Dr. Sturm, 60;

goes to the King of Navarre, 67, 105;

message to, from Elizabeth, 116;

restoration of, to his government demanded, 165;

may be sent into the Low Countries, 195, 584;

sought by the Duke of Anjou, 270 ;

companies of, restoration of, demanded, 298;

in relation to the King, 370, 479;

Epernon goes to, 493;

the French King's request concerning, 521;

Elizabeth

Bourbon:

Henri de-cont.

should send to, 635;

expected at court, 550;

process against, by the Duke of Guise, 573, 587;

has not gone to St. Germain, 651.

-, -, people or followers of, in Paris, 350;

complain that their secrets are divulged in England, 351.

Bourbon-Vendôme, Charles de, Cardinal de Bourbon, Archbishop of Rouen, 5, 17;

attempts to stop “the preaching of the Gospel” in Normandy, 37;

at Dieppe, 57;

speech of, in the French Assembly and the King's answer, 205, 216;

affection of, for the Duke of Guise, 267;

letters from, alluded to, 287;

put forward by the Guises as the King's heir, 399, 537, 577, 585;

the King's speeches to, alluded to, 448;

always with the Duke of Lorraine, 563;

character of, 619;

friends or followers of, 619, 620.

-, -, his house. See Gaillon.

-, -, a nephew of, 209.

-, Francois de, Duc de Montpensier, 290;

Monsieur sends an agent to, 98;

the Queen of Navarre laments the French King's proceedings to, 104;

character of, 619.

-, Henri de, Prince de Dombes, son of the preceding, deprived of the government of Brittany, 104.

Bourbon-Lancy (Bourbon-Nancy, Bourbonensis), baths of, the French King or Queen going to or at, 16, 28, 67, 104, 113. Bourg-la-reine, the Queen of Navarre goes to, 53.

Bourges (Burgys) in Berry, the Duke of Anjou going to, 159.

Bourn, Mr., 13.

Bournonville, Oudard de, Baron de Capres, directions sent by, to Bruges, 426.

Bowes, Sir Jerome, ambassador to Russia, has effected a peace between Russia and Sweden, 293;

return of, to England, 553;

payment to, from the Muscovy Company, ibid.

-, -, letter from, 44.

-, -, additional instructions for, 294.

-, Ralph, 44;

moves the Company on behalf of his brother, Sir Jerome, 553.

Boyd (Boide), Lieut.-Colonel David, claims Preston's regiment, 11;

as Colonel of Scots troops at Bruges, agrees with the Duke of Parma, 472, 484;

his “good offices” at Bruges, 495.

Boysayson, M., a valiant gentleman of Montreal, 248.

Brabant, natives of, in England. 7;

Haultpenne hovering in, 21;

I English soldiers leaving, 30;

Marshal Biron in, 34;

grows colder, 101;

twelve persons chosen to direct the government of, 126;

is without Prince or Estates, 137;

reconciliation with Spain, urged by the Catholics and opposed by the Protestants in, ibid.;

Villiers to be general in, 150;

troops in, are on the verge of mutiny, 152;

new Council of, about to meet, 153;

treating of, with Spain, would much hurt those of the Religion, 169;

the enemy's forces in or going into, 183, 296, 361, 482, 580;

measures taken in, against the enemy, | 193;

the enemy quiet in, 207;

laws and statutes of, mentioned, 212;

will accept Monsieur on conditions, 223;

the Prince of Parma in, 253;

the Prince of Orange promises help to, 296;

the enemy has his eye on, 353;

the loss of Flanders will bring ruin on, 375;

will probably be shortly in the King's hands, 447;

proposal to make a camp for the States in, 527, 528;

letters from, alluded to, 538;

proposal by, for an army, 630;

money offered by, for the war, 631;

great need of succour in, 632, 636, 637.

-, audiencer of. See Asseliers.

-, and Burgundy, see Burgundy;

and Flanders, see Flanders.

-, people of, complain that they are only a bulwark to Holland, &c, 150;

have little affection for the Hollanders, 354.

-, States of, deputies of, not yet gone to the meeting of the States General, 69;

deputies sent to, from Flanders, 89;

deputies of, absent themselves from the States General, 149;

have not sent the soldiers at Bergen their money, 261;

Monsieur's demands to, 303;

deputies from, to the States General, 375;

promise a month's wage beforehand to all who serve them, 569.

-, -, agent from, see Grise.

-, -, letters from, 597, 598, 625 (2), 635;

alluded to, 485, 610.

-, towns of, will be “blocked up” unless prompt order is taken, 152;

commissioners from, to Tournay, 447;

promised as “assurance” to Monsieur, 513;

surrendered to Spain, hard usage of, 655.

Bradborne, William, 516.

Braillon. See Pralion.

Brandenburg, “ambassadors” from Duke Casimir sent into, 360;

the King of Navarre's ambassadors in, 385.

-, Albert, former Margrave of,

“the fashion of,” 14.

-, Joachim Frederick of, son of the Elector, administrator of Magdeburg, 95;

has joined Truchsess, 96;

Ségur goes to, 449.

-, John George, Elector and Marquis of, as one of the chief of the Protestant princes, 93;

will follow where Saxony leads, 94, 95;

protests against the Pope's interference with affairs of the Empire, 105;

will keep quiet, 134;

going to the Assembly at Rotenburg, 385, 408, 411, 429;

ambassadors of the King of Navarre go to, 428, 441, 449;

the Elector of Saxony will “travail” with, 530;

refers the question of a synod to the other Protestant princes, 547.

-, -, deputies or commissioners of, at the Assembly at Mainz, 112;

sent to Aix la Chapelle, 411, 428.

-, -, son of. See Joachim Frederick, above.

Brandenburg-Anspach, George Frederick, Marquis of, answer of, to the King of Navarre, 532;

memorandum of, 531;

as Duke (or Administrator) of Prussia, 590.

Brazil, Spanish forces in, 419;

forts in, seized by friends of Don Antonio, ibid.;

Chris. Carliell reported to be captured off the coast of, 641

Breda, 624;

loss of, alluded to, 151;

the Prince of Orange's body may be translated to, 628.

-, And see Bryddawe.

Breedevoort, (Breaforde, Bredefort), Daniel Rogers a prisoner at, 110, 539;

governor of, not under the Duke of Cleves' jurisdiction, 589.

Bremen, 496;

a fine and strong town, 263;

Ségur-Pardailhan at, 278;

traffic of, into Spain, 497;

money deposited at, 632.

-, Archbishop of. See SaxeLauenburg, Henry of.

-, answer of, to the King of Navarre, 531, 532.

-, letters dated at, 264, 442, 450, 547.

-, superintendent of churches at. See Pesclius.

Brentford, letter dated at, 109.

Brescia (Brisseo), travellers to, 464.

Bresle, the (the river at Eu), 37.

Brettanus, Hippophilus, son-in-law of, a physician, 409.

Breuner. See Preuner.

Brichanteau, Antoine de, Seigneur de Beauvais-Nangis, heads plot for surprising Strasburg, 67.

Brie-Comté-Robert (Bry-ContreRobert), the Queen Mother at, 633.

Brill, the, a merchant of, 132;

the “States” of, entertained by the Prince of Orange, 254.

Briquemault (Brikemault), Francois de Beauvais, Seigneur de, deceived by the King's “good usage,” before the massacre, 448.

Brisault, sometime burgomaster of Bruges, ordered out of the town, 389.

Brissac, Comté de. See Cosse.

Brisson, Bernab6, Sieur de Gravelle, President of the Parlement of Paris, is to confer with the English ambassador, 316;

visits Stafford, 317.

Britoniere (Bryttonery), Mademoiselle, goes to England, 491, 494.

Brittany, English merchants trading to, 51;

privy councillors and governors of, orders to be given to, 52;

government of, taken from the Prince of Dombes, 104;

preparations in, to be watched, 117, 173, 223;

Monsieur curries favour with, 162;

deputies of, stand stiffly to their privileges, ibid.;

people of, “heartburnings” between the King's receivers and, ibid;

imposts in, complaints concerning, 167.

Brochero, Cavaliere, galleon commanded by, seized by the Venetians, 651.

Brom, Nicolo, agent to the Elector of Saxony in Frankfort, 609.

Bromley, Sir Thomas, Lord Chancellor, 309.

Bronkhurst, Jacob, the late [young] Baron of Anholt, efforts to obtain Daniel Rogers' release from, 538;

envoy of, released a robber, 539;

Duke of Cleves blamed for not bringing, to justice, 540.

-, widow of. See Anholt, Countess of.

Brooke, Anne, Lady Cobham, her grief on the death of her son, 38.

-, Maximilian, eldest son of Lord Cobham, death of, 38, 39.

-, William, Lord Cobham, his sorrow on the death of his son, 38;

lord-lieutenant of Kent, a Jesuit sent to, 652.

Brooksby (Bruxbie), Captain, an Englishman in the States' service, killed, 148.

Brouage, 83, 223;

ships at or going to, 58, 185, 217, 419;

“voyage” of, not yet broken, 519.

Browne, Anthony, Viscount Montagu, said to be discontented, 299.

-, Peter, messenger, 183, 538, 552.

Bruce, a Scots captain, help of, in repulsing the French from Bruges (in Jan., 1583), 255.

Bruges, 381, 382, 641;

Assembly of the Four Members of Flanders at, 8;

would rather agree with the enemy than receive the French, 21;

M. de Ryhove at, 22;

English captains at, 23, 25, 26, 32;

danger that the passage to, by the river, will be stopped, 25, 140;

English troops going into, 26, 31;

burghers depart from, 30, 34;

offers to, from the Prince of Parma, 33;

suspected persons sent out of, 33, 139, 144, 149;

expected surrender of, 35;

troubles in, increase daily, 41;

the English troops lie near, 42;

sconce of the enemy near, 78;

garrison of, put in arms, 144;

opposition to the Prince of Chimay in, 153;

the plague at, 169;

the enemy “about,” 182;

freebooters from, 193;

inundation of the country near, 194;

enemy's forces near, withdrawn, 196;

quota required from, for the States' army, 203;

treason feared at, 237;

the Marquis of Richebourg comes before, ibid.;

price of money in, 254;

attempt to overcome (in Jan. 1583), mentioned, 255;

warning sent to, 271;

a plan to join, to Holland and Zeeland has “missed,” 296;

expected siege of, 310;

proposed as a pledge for Monsieur, 315, 336;

soldiers of, ordered into Cadsant, 337;

cannot hold out long, 362;

the enemy comes to the gates of, 402;

must “hold in” with Flushing, or lose their trade, 415;

plan to surprise, discovered, 425, 474;

mortality and misery at, 425;

Roman Catholic religion not allowed in, 452;

the enemy expected to build forts about, 453, 473;

report that it has agreed with the King, 470;

town soldiers of, payment to, ibid.;

hard conditions offered to, 482;

the Duke of Aerschot at, 482, 489;

the Prince of Parma's declaration to, concerning marriages, baptisms &c., 487;

French church in, shut up, 488;

protestant preachers in, silenced and leaving, 488, 503, 604, 507;

makes peace with Parma, see Bruges and the Free, below;

fear in, of Parma's measures, 498;

peace proclaimed in, 500;

Catholics in, are trimming up their churches, ibid.;

articles of peace with, mentioned, 503;

“popish religion exalted” in, 504;

has as yet received no garrison, 516;

“grows to quietness and getteth trade,” 520;

agreement of, with Spain, alluded to, 526;

dearness and scarcity of victuals in, 550, 561;

losses at, 564;

the Prince of Parma at, 569;

chains and cables sent from, 625.

-, theburg (browghe) at, 255.

-, burghers or people of, (“those Of”) forbidden to leave the town, 21;

will defend it to the last man, 22;

money promised by, to English troops, 31;

have taken better heart, 33;

alarm of, 118;

are keeping back the enemy, 144;

play their own game, 150;

provisions sent by, to Ypres, 186;

try to hinder Parma's passage, 193;

money owed by, to the garrisons, 361;

against the peace, are leaving the town, 374;

overtures to, from Ghent, 382, 383;

in treaty with the enemy, 383, 390, 403, 404;

money sent by, to other garrisons, 425, 473;

will seek to have open exercise of religion, 461;

resolve to accept the Prince of Parma's articles, 466;

are driven to extremity by Sluys “disuniting” from them, 473;

will “meddle no more with them of Ghent,” 487;

are much indebted to Col Morgan, 513;

those of the Religion daily leave, 498, 503;

oppose the Prince of Parma's placing a garrison over them, 561.

-, burgomasters of, are for the French and Prince of Orange, 203, 219;

will hear of no peace with Spain, 220;

a former, see Brisault.

-, commons of, desire agreement with Parma, 25;

object to the new Council of State, 127;

are against the Prince of Orange and the French, 203;

force the magistrates to go through with the treaty, 381;

accusations of, against the magistrates, 425;

would fain keep Chimay as their governor, 503.

-, deputies from. See Bruges and the Free.

-, governor of, see Croy,

Charles de, Prince of Chimay.

-, greffier of, see Groote.

-, letters dated at, 9, 22, 25, 27, 30, 43, 57, 65, 69, 77, 100, 106, 127, 140, 175, 182, 183, 195, 196, 203, 212, 237, 241, 246–248, 254, 263, 271, 279, 297, 319, 326, 338, 362, 366, 374, 384, 389, 402, 404, 416, 426, 444, 448, 452, 460, 461, 466, 472, 485, 488, 499, 500, 503, 523, 545, 569, 642.

-, magistrates of, desire her Majesty's help, 25;

list of those elected, 69;

burghers put out by, 127;

offers of friendship to, by Hembyse, 194;

evil government of, 203, 254;

are all for the Prince of Orange and the French, 203, 383;

only hope of, is in Monsieur, 278;

agree to join with those of Ghent in a treaty, 373;

new, appointed, 424, 425;

are not to treat separately with Parma, 426.

-, Scots troops received into, 33, 34;

are not paid, 362;

included in the treaty with the Malcontents, 389;

will serve the Prince of Parma, 472;

payment of, 473, 495, 555;

captain of, see Boyd;

some of, will serve Spain, 500, 507, 516;

others refuse, 523.

-, town-house at, 26.

Bruges and the Free, Prince of Chimay made governor of, 33;

envoy sent to, from the States of Holland, 469;

have sought to displace the Prince of Chimay, 297;

desire the coming of Monsieur and will have no peace, ibid.;

prefer France to Spain, 336;

ministers in, desire a peace, 361;

a general assembly of the commons of, to be held, 461;

have accepted the Prince of Parma's terms, 488, 489;

Parma signs the peace with, 498;

“an article” given to, concerning religion, 523.

-, deputies from, sent to Ghent and Tournay, 296, 337, 383, 424, 426, 447;

at Tournay, 451, 457, 459;

return to Bruges, 460;

sent back to Tournay, 466;

agree with the Prince of Parma, 484;

declaration of the Prince to, 487;

return from Tournay, 500.

-, grand bailiff of. See Grise.

-, magistrates of, let in the sea water, 41;

“colleges” of, 43;

affection of, to the Prince of Orange, 140;

consent to the coming of Monsieur, 262;

differing views of, 361.

-, -, letter from, to the magistrates of Ghent, 568.

Brühl (Broelle), near Bonn, the new Elector of Cologne (“Bavaria”) at, 3, 72, 73;

his camp at, 49, 63, 144;

troops partly withdrawn from, 128.

Brulart, Pierre, Sieur de Crosne et de Genlis, French Secretary of State, petitions of the English merchants given to, 52;

“the honestest of the secretaries,” 314;

visits the States' deputies, 618, 633;

character of, 621.

Brune, Captain Thomas, letter to, 482;

note by, ibid.

Brunswick, Chr. of, at Augsburg, 60.

-, Henry, Duke of, a prisoner of the Spanish King, 97.

-, Henry Julius of, son of Duke Julius, Bishop of Halberstadt, 95;

marriage of, 385, 409, 429, 546.

-, Julius, Duke of, will keep quiet, 134;

his conversion to the Reformed Religion, alluded to, 276;

mission of Ségur-Pardailhan to, 276, 278, 441, 449;

sends succours to Wesel, 324;

in relation to the Hanses, 590.

-, -, letters from, 276, 531;

memorandum of, 531.

-, -, son of. See Henry Julius, above.

-, -, natural son of. See Eitel Heinrich.

-, -, Privy Council of, 276.

Brunswick-Lüneburg, William, Duke of, visited by Ségur, 441, 449.

-, -, letter from, to the King of Navarre, 532;

memorandum of, 531.

-, Otto, Duke of [Harburg branch], letter from, to the King of Navarre, 532;

memorandum of, 531.

Brussels, 148, 151, 290;

the Papists in, are less high-handed than formerly, 9;

has provisionally accepted Monsieur, 10;

the enemy purpose to attempt, 46;

in danger of a siege, 70;

Duchess of Parma tries to persuade, to a reconciliation with Spain, 89;

Papists in, have “free exercise,” 90;

the States' horsemen at, defeat and desertion of, 148, 170;

passage to (by the river) impeded by the enemy, 154, 211, 246, 363;

supplies to be sent to, 176, 193;

the enemy means to “block up” and straiten, 177;

a fresh conspiracy discovered in, 265;

consents to accept Monsieur again, 303;

Papists in, desire a reconciliation with Spain, 304;

expected siege of, 310;

cost of armour in, 373;

canal of, forts upon, 375;

forces sent from, to Ghent, 498;

Rowland Yorke transferred to, 507, 516;

plan for hindering the closing in of, 528;

to be offered to the French King, 554;

prisoners taken by the garrison of, 561;

the Malcontents fortifying between Antwerp and, 569;

can only be kept by foreign aid or a miracle, 576;

provisions sent to, 596;

depends upon the “passage” to Antwerp, 608;

straitened by the enemy, 629;

travellers to, 641.

-, deputies of, go to the meeting of the States General at Dort, 175, 304;

commissioners from, said to be gone to Tournay, 447.

-, governor of. See Tempel.

-, guilds of, opinions of, asked, 90.

-, letter dated at, 90.

-, magistrates of, Monsieur writes to, 89;

summon an assembly, 90.

-, pensionary of, plot of, 265, going to England, 595;

brother of, arrested, 265, 266;

imprisoned, 304.

Bryddawe [qy. Breda], the Prince of Parma marches towards, 39.

Buchanan, Buccanan, George, his tragedy, Baptists, 577.

Buck or Back, a colonel in Casimir's army. See Back.

Buda, Bassa of, changed, 649.

Budd, Matthias, envoy of the King of Denmark, letter from, 421.

Buggins, Edward, prisoner in Turkey, released, 308, 309.

Buie or Buy, Sieur de. See Heu.

Bull, Papal, Cœna Domini, alluded to, 252.

Buoncompagni (Filippo), Cardinal di San Sisto, “the Cardinal nephew,” sups with the Due de Joyeuse, 99;

interview with, 210.

-, Jacomo, Duke of Sora, son of the Pope, 18, 68;

with the Due de Joyeuse in Rome, 98, 99;

general in Duchy of Milan, 292.

Buonuomo, Gio. Francesco, Bishop of Vercelli, Papal nuncio to Cologne, 4, 38;

regulates the clergy, monks and nuns there, 49, 68;

is making ready to depart, 64;

returns home, 72;

office suggested for, 650.

Burghley, Lord. See Cecil, William.

-, [Mildred], Lady, Lord Burghley's second wife, 533;

a gentlewoman brought up with, 491.

Burghusium, Burghusiorum [qy. Burghausen], Silesius, “of the noble and ancient family of,” 178.

Burgose, the [qy. those of Bruges], discourage the English soldiers, 31.

Burgundian, a. See Gerard, Balthazar.

Burgundian troops, levy of, 67;

in the Low Countries, 202;

plunder the country of Liége 368;

act against the old Bishop of Cologne, 372.

-, captains, killed, 635.

“Burgundians” [i.e. people of the southern provinces of the Low Countries], 556.

Burgundy, deputies of, stand stiffly to their privileges, 162;

troops marching to, 370;

the Duke of Maine gives up his journey into, 458.

-, Dukes of, their rule over the Low Countries, alluded to, 187.

-, House of, ancient amity of, with England, 392.

-, and Brabant, the name by which the seventeen provinces were annexed to the Empire (in 1548), 496.

Burnham, Burnam, Burnand, Edward, 113;

movements of, 245, 246;

St. Aldegonde discusses matters with, 275;

dangers of, by sea and land, 381, 384;

recommended to the Queen, 416;

returns to England, 444, 447, 453;

to be sent to France, 579;

-, letters from, 245, 381, 382, 389, 401–403, 424;

Relation by, 473.

-, instructions for, going to the Low Countries, 233, 234.

Busennius, Cornelius, physician, report of, touching the Prince of Orange, 587.

Bussy, Louis de Clermont, Comté de, a former favourite of Monsieur's, 166.

-, -, father of the above, condemned by the Grands jours, 252.

-, -, -, daughter and son-in-law of; see Monluc.

Butler, Thomas, Earl of Ormond, “hobbies” sent by, to Sir E. Stafford, 535.

Buxton, baths of, the Queen of Scots desires to go to, 540, 557.

Buy, M. de. See Mornay, Pierre de.

Buys, Paul, is “half discontented” with the Prince of Orange, 311;

information from, 628;

instructions from, alluded to, 629;

has the chief administration among the States, 630;

opinion of, 631.

-, -, letter from, 275;

alluded to, 623.

Buzenval, Busenval, Paul Choart, Seigneur de, 246;

is returning to the King of Navarre, 203;

departs for France, 245.

-, -, letters from, 169, 170;

translation of, 171.

Bygons, Thomas. See Holland, Harry.