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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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Easterling merchants. See East-land merchants.

Easter Weemys (Esterweemes), laird of. See Colvill.

East Friesland, or country of Embden, village in, taken by the States' forces, 193;

Mal-contents said to have entered, 465;

discourse concerning, 495;

people of, incited to defend their liberties and religion, 497;

Verdugo retires from, 507;

noblemen of, threaten to refuse allegiance to Count Edzard, ibid.;

English merchants in, 556;

Herle's mission to, account of, 626 et seq.;

danger that the enemy may be masters of, 629.

-, Chancellor of. See Westheu.

-, or Embden, Edzard (Isarde), Count of, accused of favouring the English, 85;

returns from Heidelberg, 110;

solicitor for, at the Emperor's court, 224;

threatened with the Imperial ban, 225;

said to have sold his country to Spain, 465, 482;

has the sovereignty of Embden and Aurick, 495;

is become absolute Spanish, 496;

Count John expostulates against, 497;

goes to deal with Verdugo, 507;

information given by, to the Emperor, in favour of the English merchants, 514, 518;

his dealings with Spain to be inquired into, 547;

a pension to be offered to, 548;

Herle going to, 629, 630.

-, -, letter from, 223.

-, -, letters to, alluded to, 436.

-, -, Catherine, wife of, sister to the King of Sweden, 55, 99, 110.

-, -, son of, to be brought up at the Spanish King's appointment, 496.

-, -, daughter of, marries the Elector Palatine, 55, 99.

-, Count John of, said to be besieged, 465;

power and influence of, 495;

support to be given to, 496;

incites the people to defend their liberties and religion, 497;

in the field against the enemy, 507;

(as one of the “Earls”), protest of, against banishing the Merchants Adventurers, 518;

Herle is to deal with, 547.

-, -, an appanage of. See Ridderland.

-, Ulric, the 1st “Earl” of, mentioned, 495.

-, or Embden, the two Earls of, harmony between, hoped for, 629.

East or Oriental Indies, fleet from, returns to Spain, 113;

treasures from, 304. And see India.

Eastland Company, merchants of, have not paid Herbert's charges, 141;

deputy for, see Salkyns;

fleets of, great value of their merchandise, 309.

Eccloo, the States making a new camp at, 34;

Prince of Parma's commanders at, 139;

taken by the Spaniards, 169, 171;

church of, 174, 202;

ladders and boats made at, 202, 236;

fortification of, 237;

quarrel at, between Richebourg and Mondragon, 270;

orders to be proclaimed at, 425;

Marquis of Richebourg at, 451;

soldiers from, besiege Terneuse, 484;

the Prince of Parma at, see Farnese.

-, the Prince of Parma's camp or forces at, 139, 144, 196, 202, 212, 253, 263, 278, 296, 319, 326, 337, 451, 472;

about to depart into Brabant, 361;

truce proclaimed at, 389;

mustered and paid, 460;

to remove, 498.

Ecluse, Escluse. See Sluys.

Edam (Adam), “States” of, entertained by the Prince of Orange, 254.

Edinburgh (Edenbroke), letter addressed to, 624.

Edolf or Edol, jurat of Rye, 557.

Edremid. See Esmitry.

Edward III and Edward the Black Prince, valour of, 125.

Edward IV, time of, alluded to, 189;

treaties of, alluded to, 191.

Edward VI and his Council, a sermon preached before, alluded to, 13.

Edwardes, Captain, called a villain by Roger Williams, 26, 30.

Egmont, Francoise and Sabine d', letter from, to the Queen, 29;

alluded to, 135.

-, Lamoral, late Count of, victory of, at Gravelines (in 1558), alluded to, 430.

-, Philip, Count of, his regiment is marching to Dixmude, 27;

report that he is to be exchanged for de la Noue, 296, 527.

Ehem, M., chancellor of Duke Casimir, 206.

Eitel Heinrich (Edel Hendricke,Endel Henrico), natural son of the Duke of Brunswick, reported defeat of the Malcontents by, 211, 213;

forces of, with Count Neuenaar, 256;

is going to succour Bonn, 302;

his “high Dutches” or German reiters, 352, 372;

colonel of the horse in Truchsess' army, 429;

taken prisoner, 431, 437, 462;

said to be dead of his wounds, 461;

taking of, alluded to, 489.

El Arnish, El Arish, Larache (Araza, Alarache), port of, 12;

troops going to, 66;

Spanish fleet going to, 123;

intended enterprise upon, said to be given up, 163;

supposed design against, 304, 440;

Algiers galleys at, 634.

Elbe and Weser (Albis and Visurgis), both included in the King of Spain's claim, 496;

lands lying between, ibid.

Elbing, John Herbert's negotiations with, for a residence for the Eastland Company, 8, 62, 141.

-, letters dated at, 63, 142.

Elbœuf, Elbeuf, Ducd'. See Lorraine, Charles de.

Eldebaraxas [qy. a cant name for one of the Spanish ministers], 229, 230.

Elizabeth, Queen of England, her reception of the news of the Duke of Lennox's death, 3;

Lord John Hamilton protests his loyalty to, 4;

books sent or to be sent to, 13, 28, 632;

persons recommended to, 19, 416;

displeasure of, with Jernegan, 23, 36;

Mendoza asks, whether she counts his master's rebels as such or no, 28;

to be moved concerning the illtreatment of Englishmen passing the seas, 38;

said to have refused to send money to Duke Casimir, 47;

has consented to a collection for Geneva, 60;

sends thanks to the Queen Mother, 61;

aggrieved with those of Elbing, 62;

ought not to trust the Hamiltons, 66;

the King of Spain's designs against, 75;

abuse of, “concerning Mr. Ralegh,” 78;

interviews the French ambassador, 82;

desires that the French King should not harbour her rebels, 82, 483. audience granted by, 83;

marvels at Cobham's speeches about Monsieur's marriage, 84;

Henry van Holtz desires a loan from, 85;

demands of, in relation to her proposed marriage with Anjou, 98;

wishes Norreys to be marshal of Berwick, 102;

urged-by the Queen Mother to bring about an universal peace, 103;

charged with stirring up debate between the French King and Monsieur, 109;

Scots King said to be alienated from, 113;

Ségur comes to, on behalf of the King of Navarre, 115;

proceedings of, in relation to pirates, 115;

rings pledged to, by the King of Navarre, 122;

declaration by, alluded to, ibid.;

Sturm's letter to be read to, 130;

does not wish the Queen of Scots' packets to pass through Mauvissière's hands, 143, 413;

will send a letter to Monsieur, 143;

her recall of Cobham, 155;

will never try to break the league between Scotland and France, 157, 343, 412;

her abhorrence of a libel against the French King, 158, 168;

Monsieur's ingratitude to, 161;

is very wise and well-counselled, 169;

is pleased to hear of the French King's friendly disposition, 171;

travellers desiring to see, 178, 283, 605;

in relation to Denmark and the Norway navigation, 191;

asked by Stafford to keep secret what he writes, 184;

recommended to call a Parliament, 188;

the Spanish King said to love and reverence, 199;

is annoyed with Sir Edw. Stafford, 200, 435, 449, 475, 486;

advice of, to the Prince of Orange, alluded to, 203;

report that she has agreed with the King of Spain, 204, 233, 258, 261;

is urged to send aid to Truchsess, 206, 227, 228, 235, 236, 408, 410;

her intentions with regard to Don Antonio, 214, 294, 370, 433, and see Antonio;

Mendoza said to be reconciled with, 220;

Monsieur is believed to have been privately sent to, 220;

helping Monsieur will not hinder enterprises against, 221;

Mendoza boasts that she has lately made much of him, 222;

letters and legation of, to the Emperor, alluded to, 223;

is prayed to aid Count Edzard, 225;

pleasure of, asked, 231;

never desired agreement with Spain, 233;

said to be willing to send a “Catholic ambassador” to Venice, 238;

her hopes of having Scotland desires an eye to be kept on Lord Paget and Arundel, 252;

in relation to the Senate of Venice and their imposts, 268, 586, 636;

objects to the charge of frequent messengers, 272, 459;

permission from, to import wines, requested, 273;

her friendship with the King of Denmark, 274;

gratitude of Geneva to, 279;

passport desired from, 283;

messengers of, 286;

moneys paid by, to Monsieur, 288;

negotiations of, with Sweden, 293;

report that she has sent for the Queen of Scots, 299;

orders Spanish ambassador to leave England, 301;

praise of, 308;

her satisfaction with her servants, 307;

Roger Williams applies to, for relief, 309, 313;

the French King's protection of her honour, 316, 317;

the Duke of Guise's honourable speeches of, 318;

affection of the Prince of Orange for, 320;

application of, to the QueenMother, 321;

reasons of, for Mendoza's dismissal, 325, 331, 394, 395, 397;

requests to, from Don Antonio, 332;

a Turkey carpet sent to, 329;

accused of aiding the King of Spain's rebels, 334;

advice sent to, 338;

reference of, to the time when she was “the Lady Elizabeth,” 342;

relations of, with the King of Navarre, 343;

denies having fomented troubles in France, 343;

writes concerning the Scottish Queen, 344;

her opinion of Monsieur's enterprise in the Low Countries, 345;

explanations to, by Lord Paget and Charles Arundel, 347;

the French King believed to desire a strait league with, 351;

matters to be laid before, 355;

report of her death, 356;

cipher lost by, ibid.;

service of, person wishing to engage in, 368;

is said to be going to proclaim war with Spain, 374;

information sent to, 382, 428;

objects to the Queen Mother's request for the Queen of Scots, 386;

the French fear that she will make peace with Spain, 388;

approves of Stafford's proceedings, ibid.;

report that she has been attacked and wounded, 407;

accused of “practicing” with the King of Navarre, 412;

her affection for Monsieur, 414, 537, 551, 562;

accused of putting men to death for their religion, 420;

said to have spoken insolently concerning the Hanse towns, 421;

assures the French King she will not make an accord with Spain, 434, 455;

mes-sage from, to Monsieur, 436;

proposed letter from, to Emperor and princes, 436, 437;

has received at Spain's hands all “she is to look for,” 448;

Don Antonio informs, that he is going into England, 452;

views and wishes of, declared to the Queen Mother, 454, 455;

is asked to allow a messenger to go to the Queen of Scots, 456, 460;

false news given to, 459;

is prayed to help Madame de Champernon, 469, 470, 484, 573;

is sending one to mediate between the Scottish King and his subjects, 471;

affection of, to the Palatine House, ibid.;

the Scots King sends to, 474, 475;

speech of, alluded to, 475;

fear that she may leave France “in the mire,” 479;

an agreement between James VI and, feared by the Scots in France, 480;

holds to what she has said to Mauvissière, 485;

her advice asked for, by the Prince of Orange, 486;

sends letters to the Duke of Cleves on behalf of Daniel Rogers, 489491;

Don Antonio prays for counsel from, 491, 492;

Monsieur's regrets concerning, 499;

is sending the Garter to the French King, 506;

her plea on behalf of the Scots rebels, ibid.;

thanks sent to, by the French King and Duc de Joyeuse, 512;

the Emperor will send an embassy to, 514;

said to have caused the “accident” of Scotland, 517, 536;

in relation to the Merchants Adventurers, 518;

assignment by, alluded to, 519;

Lord Seton fears being “laid for” by, on his way to Scotland, 520;

should send someone to “comfort” the King of Navarre, 521;

letters intended to be shown to, 526;

a defence of, 529;

proposal for a league between the King of Navarre, the German princes and, 530;

the news of Monsieur's death sent to, 533;

said to have “spoiled” Lord Paget, &c, 534;

should send to the King of Navarre and Prince of Conde, 535;

Monsieur's debt to, to be claimed, 537, 566;

is prayed to allow the Queen of Scots to go to Buxton, 540, 557;

refuses to give up Scots rebels, 540, 541;

difficulty in getting her to “answer a matter of charge,” 541;

condolences to, on the death of Monsieur, 557;

her “show” of grief on his death, 579 (2), 601, 611;

is prayed to protect the Prince of Orange's widow and children, 574, 578;

reasons of, for not sending to the King of Navarre, 579;

goodwill of, towards the Hanse towns desired, 591;

her grief for the murder of the Prince of Orange, 592, 599;

condolences of, to the Princess, 607;

praise of, 614, 632;

enemies to, amongst the chief men in France, 619, 620;

says all is quiet in Scotland, 622;

has withdrawn her consent for Mauvissière to go into Scotland, 622, 639;

information sent to, by Paul Buys, 628;

money lent by, to Monsieur, believed by some to have been a gift, 637;

speech of, concerning the deferring of Sydney's mission, 646;

annoyance of, at the proposal to include Scotland in the joint treaty, 647;

a soldier makes his way into the presence of, 652;

her persecution of the Catholics, ibid.;

desires to check the King of Spain's naval power, 653.

-, in relation to the Low Countries:—aid of, asked for or desired, 15, 22, 25, 43, 45, 70, 220, 258, 311, 573, 697, 598, 600, 601, 611, 625, 626, 633, 635, 636, 642;

is urged by Norreys not to keep the people in suspense, 46;

looks on them as the King of Spain's subjects, ibid.;

her loans to the States, 73, 321;

opinion of, delivered to the Prince of Orange, 101;

her reasons for “executing judgment” on their ships and goods, 120, 122;

Holland and Zeeland will seek to ally themselves with, 204;

is warned not to be too sure of the States, 227;

protests against the little respect paid her, 233;

has more cause to repent what she has given than to give more, 234;

importance to, of preserving Holland and Zeeland, 311;

proposals for reimbursing, for her loans, 311, 508–510, 564, 567;

dilatory proceedings of the States General to be excused to, 320;

inquiries by, as to their resources, 362, 599;

her desire to aid them, 401, 598, 599;

suggests that they should be “maintained in their privileges . . . under the King of Spain's obedience” 434, 435;

proposals to, 527, 528;

assurances to, from Holland and Zeeland, 592;

cautionary towns to be given to, 599, 630;

respective advantages to, of peace and war, 616 et seq.;

has come to “half a resolution” that she must defend them, 622;

Holland and Zeeland will yield absolutely to, 630;

reasonable conditions not offered to, 642;

offers to, from the States General, 646.

-, and the French King, proposals for their mutual aid of the Low Countries, mentioned or discussed, 363, 364, 377, 380382, 387–390, 426, 432, 433, 435, 445, 594, 597, 602–604, 611, 614, 622, 644, 647, 653.

-, letters from, 108, 110, 118, 119, 120, 226, 343, 345, 401, 432, 463, 471, 603, 606.

-, -, alluded to, 8, 75, 83, 84, 135, 308, 341, 342, 345, 356, 392 et seq., 483, 489 et seq., 586, 636.

-, letters to, 19, 23, 43, 45, 56, 72, 101, 142, 143, 220, 223, 234, 264 (2), 274, 279, 283, 346, 352, 356, 358, 362, 386, 400, 404 (2), 412, 416, 432, 444, 453, 460, 476, 484, 491, 523, 538, 578, 597, 626, 657.

-, -, alluded to, 18, 61, 300, 333, 335, 340, 356, 384, 386, 421, 481, 610.

-, articles and queries sent by, to the Prince of Orange, 653 et seq.

-, books, pamphlets or pictures against, printed in France, 113, 156, 168, 218, 222, 231, 253, 299, 305, 306, 317, 318, 321, 331, 342, 344, 413, 416, 417, 651.

-, deputies of, desired to meet the princes of Germany, 5.

-, deputies coming to, from the States General, 538, 629.

-, instructions from, to Gilpin, 121;

to Herle, 547;

to Somers, 598;

to Sydney, 601.

-, letters patent of, concerning the free trading of her merchants by way of the North Sea, 138.

-, orders of, mentioned, 204, 214, 271, 342, 345.

-, petition to, 556;

alluded to, 462, 560.

-, plots or reported plots against, 29, 201, 217, 221, 261, 262, 281, 335, 339, 342, 346, 442, 651, 652;

former, 524526. And see Percy, Earl of Northumberland.

-, progenitors of, contracts of, alluded to, 588, 590.

-, spy of. See Engleby, Edward.

-, warrant from, to Sir R. Bingham, 120.

Elkes, Father, a Jesuit, going from the Pope to the King of Scots, 534.

Elsinore, payments to be made at, 192.

Embden, Emden, 363, 400;

English and Danish commissioners to meet at, 191;

endeavours to get the English Adventurers excluded from, 224;

the Emperor's orders in relation to, not yet obeyed, 225;

news from, 482;

belongs to Count Edzard, 495;

the King of Spain claims the sovereignty of, 496;

danger of the King of Spain establishing a port at, 497;

residence of the Merchants Adventurers at, 589, 590;

the English have free traffic to, 591;

mentioned, 626;

the safety of Friesland depends on, 629.

-, burgomaster of, 409;

castelan of, 496;

protestant minister of, see Menson.

-, country of. See East Friesland.

-, haven of, navy of the Hollanders in, 629.

-, people of, cannot pass to and fro on the river, 507;

Herle is to deal with, 547.

-, St. George's chapel at, 191.

Emperor, the. See Rudolf II. See also Charles V;

Frederick III;


Empire, the, constitutions of, to be maintained, 50;

a party in the Low Countries look for help from, 70;

acht and lehens in, explained, 91;

the Pope's interference in affairs of, protested against, 93, 107;

Papists of, sow dissension amongst the Swiss, 415;

the King of Navarre's envoys in, 422, and see Ségur-Pardailhan;

risk of harm to, by banishing the English trade, 518.

-, army of. See John Casimir, army of.

-, ban of, published against Duke Casimir and his adherents, 128.

-, cities of, unite with the Hanse towns against the English Adventurers, 224;

money promised by, to the Emperor, 407. And see Germany.

-, Count of. See Schwarzenburg.

-, Electors of, rights or claims of, 5;

protest to the Emperor concerning the proceedings against Truchsess, 93;

the ecclesiastical, favour the new Archbishop of Cologne, 95;

may choose a King of the Romans, 95;

the three temporal, send a defiance to the new Elector of Cologne, 101;

College of, its particular oath, 112;

appeals made to, against the English Adventurers, 224;

ecclesiastical, hold temporal dignities, 369;

resolution of, concerning the Hanse towns, 421.

-, -, letter to, from the Emperor, 518.

Empire, the Electors and Princes of, will oppose Parma if he aids the Bishop of Liége, 111;

resolution of, concerning the business of Cologne anxiously expected, 195;

desire the new Archbishop not to adopt the title or jurisdiction, 208;

the King of Spain sends envoys to confer with, 232;

their vote of money to the Emperor, 407;

summoned to the Assembly at Rotenburg, 429;

Ségur complains to, 546;

in relation to Count Edzard, 548;

meeting of, near Mainz, 565;

the Hanse towns have complained to, 589, 591.

-, -, deputies from, to the Assembly at Frankfort, 127, 133, 207;

are to hold a meeting in Thuringia, 154.

-, -, Protestant, opinion of, in relation to the archbishopric of Cologne, 11;

protest against the Pope's interference, 14, 93, 107;

did not counsel Truchsess to make war, 112;

deputies of, going to Mulhausen, 178;

proposed Assembly of, 415. And see Germany.

-, Referendarius (Master of Requests), of, 437.

-, Vice-chancellor of. See Vieheuser.

Empress, the. See Mary of Castile.

Emps, Count Annibal d', sent to the Prince of Parma, 232.

-, -, his wife's brother. See Borromeo, Cardinal.

Ems, river of, 496;

the holding of, will hinder the Spanish enterprises, 497;

kept straitly, 507;

navigation of, would be undone if the English trade were banished, 518;

danger lest the King of Spain may gain the use of, 547.

Enchuysen (Encusen), “States” of, entertained by the Prince of Orange, 254.

Engers, on the Rhine, taken by the Bishop of Liége's men, 178;

has sworn fidelity to Truchsess, 226.

England, cipher letters “written out of,” 17;

reported conspiracy in, 29;

provisions sent from, to towns held by the enemy, 30, 42, 195, 426, 523, 550;

poisoning said to be as much practised in, as in Italy, 75;

said to be mistrustful of France, 99;

report of disorders or troubles in, 103, 339, 379, 485, 523;

supporters of Spain in, 123;

permission to export gold and silver from, desired, 178;

ports of, advertisements sent to, 185, 199;

proposed aid from, to the United Provinces, discussed, 187;

negotiations of, with Denmark, 191;

money sent from, to Geneva, 279;

hopes of its restoration “to the bosom of the Catholic Church,” 289;

men's minds in, in doubtful case, 299;

invasion of, plot for, 301;

danger to, if the Low Countries were conquered, 311;

proposal for training of soldiers in, 312;

King of Spain's faction in, 339;

treaties between France and, alluded to, 357;

the Venetian ambassador in France complains of wrong received in, 358;

danger to, from Scotland, 364;

horses shipped to, 366;

dissensions in, cease, if a stranger offers to set foot in, 365;

Don Antonio wishes to come to, 370;

danger of the passage to, from the enemy's ships, 374;

methods for improving horses in, 405;

passport through, to Scotland, desired, 445;

refugees in, from Flanders, 472, 503, 510;

traffic of people of Low Countries into, 508, 510;

may soon be engaged in a great and lengthy war, 527;

forbidden books brought into, 559;

prohibition in, against sending provision to the enemy, 566;

reported preparations against, by Spain, see Spain.

-, Admiralty Judge of. See Admiralty.

-, Jesuits in, put to death, 627, 628.

-, -, book in defence of their execution. See under Books, Justice in England.

-, mass in. See Mass.

-, negotiations between France and, in relation to the complaints of merchants, 653.

-, Papists or Catholics in, executed, The English Martyrs, a printed book of, 48;

are said to boast that they have the use of the mass throughout the land, 136;

attitude of, in case of invasion, enquired into, 301;

persecution of, “should be manifested publicly,” 316;

said to be condemned for treason, not for religion, 317;

the contrary believed, ibid.;

intentions of, sounded, 333;

their reverent mass and knowledge of Scripture, 349;

said to be put to death only for conscience sake, 420;

should be rooted out, 471;

said to be stirred up against the Queen, 501;

a book touching their troubles, 651;

alarm of, 652;

imprisoned, ibid.;

Elizabeth says they have sworn to kill her, 653.

-, the princes of, claim power to regulate the public exercise of religion in, 568.

-, West of, the West Country, 299.

Engleby, Edward, a spy for Elizabeth in Italy, 623.

Englefield, Sir Francis, news. sent by, from Spain, 501.

Englem, near Mainz, 63.

English book, to be put into French, 332;

cloth, trade in, 589;

cloth, licence to export, desired, 432;

cloths and kerseys, new impositions on, in France, 357;

commodities, restraint of, would injure the enemy, 39;

gold, high price of in Flanders, 271, 297;

horsemen, cleverer than the Germans, 406;

noblemen, said to have been at the inauguration of the Duke of Anjou, 334;

nobleman, sent to Spain, 340;

pirates, severe punishment of, by the Queen's orders, 155;

French ship captured by, 358;

ports, prohibited from sending victuals to the enemy, 561;

priests, 6;

Papists, see England, Papists in; also Eu, Rheims, Rouen.

-, merchants, trade of, in the Levant and at Constantinople, 3;

trading to Russia, complaints of, 51;

are to have free trade into Russia, 99;

trade of, to Muscovy, negotiations in relation to, 138, 191, 192;

arrest of goods of, sought by Frenchmen, 486;

mutual complaints of French merchants and, 541;

a new impost upon, in Venetian territory, 586;

trading into France, complaints of, 653;

in Spain, see Spain.

-, rebels, banished or refugees, 289;

said to be expelled not for religion but for their wicked deeds, 305, 306;

the French King asked not to protect, 483. See also Paris, France, Rheims, Rouen, Eu.

-, ships, casual mention of, passim;

regulations for, in case of war between Denmark and Russia, 139;

plundered or captured, 145, 146, 292;

off Dieppe, 200;

off the Flemish coast, 266;

French ships taken by, 287;

merchant, can beat both French and Spanish, 339;

carrying supplies to the enemy, 635;

going to Turkey, complaints on behalf of, 536.

-, -, names of. See under Ships.

-, troops, desired for the United Provinces, 630;

in the Low Countries. See under Low Countries.

Englishmen or the English, ill-treatment of, when passing the seas, 38;

piracies committed by and against, instructions concerning, 115;

complaints of pillage and piracy committed by, 132, 135;

traffic sought by, with the Turk, 358;

endeavour of Venice to procure expulsion of, from Constantinople, 443;

have “a good ditch” between them and Spain, 604;

seminary for, in France, see Eu.

Enriques, Don Martine, Spanish governor of New Spain, 292.

Entes, Aysma (Asynte Entents) a colonel in Friesland, 143, 144.

Epernon, Due d'. See Nogaret.

Epinoy (Espynois) Prince of. See Melun.

Epiphany (les rois), feast of, 280.

Eppstein. See Chepistein.

Erasmus, proverb of, quoted, 181.

Erstenberger, Andreas, Imperial Secretary, letter countersigned by, 321;

money to be sent to, 437.

Erzroum, Esrome, Turkey in Asia, marvellous occurrences at, 86;

Turkish forces at, 180.

Esbuxa, a populous city, “swallowed down,”with its inhabitants, 86.

Escobar, Escovado, Signor, governor of Dunkirk, 79.

Esmitry [qy. Edremid], Turkish general at, 41.

Espin, an agent of the Duke of Savoy, killed, 371.

-, nephew of, ibid.

Espinac, Peter d', Bishop of Lyons, agrees with the King's speech, 206;

character of, 621.

Esens, Essens, E. Friesland, lordship of, claimed by Spain, 496.

Este, Alfonso d Duke of Ferrara, his quarrel with the Signori of Lucca, 20;

“practice” of, against the Genoese, 54;

is suspected of entering into a new league, 55;

youths under the protection of, 209;

marriage to be concluded in presence of, 210, 650.

-, Don Alfonso d', 210, 650.

-, Anne d', Duchess of Nemours, mother of the Duke of Guise, 151, 299;

her process against Madame de Longueville, 54;

judgment given in favour of, 104;

goes to her husband, 240;

desires government of Lyons for her son, the Prince de Genevois, 445.

-, Cardinal d', house of, in Rome, 17;

receives the Due de Joyeuse, 19;

escorts visitors to the Pope, 98, 99;

his gifts to the Due de Joyeuse, 99;

a youth put to school or college by, 114, 209;

has audience of the Pope, 210;

the Pope confers with, 650.

Eu (Heux, Eaw), in Normandy, 249;

the Duke of Guise at, 5, 56;

country of, 201;

the river at, see Bresle, the.

-, seminary built at, by the Duke of Guise, for English and Irish, 37, 82, 116, 156, 185;

enquiries made concerning English at, 173, 199.

Eucharist or Lord's Supper, the, dissensions concerning, 5, 64.

Eure, Ralph, son of Lord Eure, 657.

-, -, letter from, 657.

Europe, the Kings of Spain and France may extirpate the Religion throughout, 527.

Evingham (Everghem, Evelinghem), near Ghent, commissioners to meet at, 373;

negotiations at, 389.

Eyguemortes. See Aigues-Mortes.