Calendar of State Papers Foreign: Elizabeth, Volume 19, August 1584-August 1585. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1916.
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Bacharach, on the Rhine, wines from, 160.
Backart, Secretary, statement witnessed by, 690.
Bacon, Anthony, a worthy gentleman, 719.
-, -, letters from, 334, 594.
-, -, letter to, 111.
-, -, mother of, 334.
-, Francis, matter entrusted to, 335.
Bacqueville [Antoine Martel], seigneur de, troop of, the most part of the Religion, 654.
-, Madame de, 169.
Baden [in Aargau], Swiss Assembly at, 614.
Baden, Philibert, late Marquis of, [Jacqueline], daughter of, to marry the young Prince of Cleves, 80, 195, 202;
marriage of, put off, 202;
marriage of, to be celebrated next week, 539.
-, Philip, Marquis of, in Rome, 281, 288, 330.
-, -, brother of, made Privy Chamberlain to the Pope, 662.
-, [Durlach], Charles, Margrave of, sons of, 173.
Badwell, one, brings news from Germany, 191.
Bahour [qy. Balfour], Colonel, is gone towards Holland, 74.
Bailly, Bailiff, Dr. [qy. Dr. Robert Bayley], in relation to Mauvissire, 15, 24.
Baker, Sir Richard, of Sissinghurst, 677.
Baldo, Carlo, goods of, judged good prize, 655.
Balfour (Bafford, Bayford), Col. Bartholomew, at the examination of the accused captains at Antwerp, 256, 292;
present at a quarrel, 432;
said to be either slain or drowned at the Couwenstein dyke, 478, 480.
-, (Balfort), Robert the philosopher, at Bordeaux, 111.
-, (Balfort), William, ship and goods of, freed by the Prince of Parma, 655.
Bandini, Horatio and Mario, accompany the Cardinal de Joyeuse to Paris, 582.
-, Signori, house of, 582.
Bandits, killed by each other, 630;
il beneficio delia testa given to, ibid. And see under Rome.
Bannister, Captain, in the Low Countries, 636.
Baqueville. See Bacqueville.
Bar, meeting of the house of Lorraine at, 52.
Barajas, Conde de, President of the Spanish Council and tutor to the young Prince, 136.
Baranovski (Baronovius), Albert, Bishop of Przemysl, chief secretary to the King of Poland, 6.
-, -, letter from, 75.
-, -, letters to, 58, 60.
Barbary, the Turk in, Spanish league with, 99.
-, a place in. See Monastero del Turco.
-, pirates or corsairs of, endeavours to suppress, 44;
plunder ships carrying the Sultan's safe-conduct, 167, 168.
-, galleots, captured by the Venetian galleys, 265;
ships taken by, 521.
-, horses, sent to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 639.
Barber. See Tramsom.
Barbi, Count, a colonel of the French King, in Germany to levy men, 468.
Barcelona, the King of Navarre said to have gone to, 193;
the Duke of Savoy lands at, 281, 304;
the Duke and Duchess of Savoy to embark at, 324, 421;
Prince Doria goes to, 332;
the King and Court at, 520;
the Duke of Savoy still at, 530;
Spanish commissioners from, 580.
-, document dated at, 485.
-, news from, 602.
Bardoel (Boordoel), Adrian, chief of the Porterie of Antwerp, a commissioner to Parma, 623.
Barker, Mr., 95.
Barn Elms, Walsingham's house at, 423, 427, 491, 656.
-, letters dated at, 92, 423, 424, 448, 495, 680.
-, conference to be held at, 670.
Barnes, Alderman George, late governor of the Muscovy Company, 222.
-, -, articles signed by, 132.
Barnett, Captain, at Dunkirk, said to have been a chief conspirator against the Queen's navy, 466.
Barnevelt. See Oldenbarnevelt.
Barnstaple, a spy for Spain to be placed in, 225.
Barrug, , 516.
Barson, M. de, lieutenant of the late Prince's men at arms, to escort horse to Brussels and Bergen, 63.
Bartazzuoli. See Bertazziolo.
Bartholomeusen, Jehan, sends provisions to the enemy, 25.
Barwick, formerly a secretary of the Prince of Orange, has run the course with Ste. Aldegonde, 673.
Basel (Basilea), citizens of, discovery of, 232;
those of, refuse passage to Swiss going to the Duke of Guise, 602.
Baskerville, Capt. Thomas, in the Low Countries, 636.
Bassono, castle of, 662.
Bastone, Monsignor, said to be going as nuncio to Spain, 469.
Bathory, Stephen, King of Hungary. See Stephen.
Batson, a Jesuit, in Paris, 231, 257, 259, 260.
Battes [qy. Bax], the two brothers, horsemen under, 199, 203;
escape of, 204.
Batze Tower (on the Scheldt), ships at, 366.
Bavaria, the new Archbishop of Cologne going into, 264.
-, Duke Ernest of, Bishop of Lige and Elector and Archbishop of Cologne, arranges the marriage of the young Duke of Cleves, 80, 202;
desires the bishopric of Mnster, 80, 195, 202, 472;
aided by Spanish forces, 98;
sends to persuade the States to agree with the King of Spain, 119;
Spain's power increased by means of, 180;
is about Neuss, 195;
has possession of the whole archbishopric save Berck, 202;
supported by the Pope, Emperor, and King of Spain, ibid.;
Parma's support of, 209;
his advantages over his antagonist, ibid.;
has gone to Lige, 213;
is going into Bavaria, 264;
as heir of Duke Eric of Brunswick, 291;
reasons of, for demanding acknowledgment from the other Electors, 311;
trouble between the Ligois and, 383;
goes into Germany to his brother, ibid.;
has gone to Rome, 472;
(the Bavarian), the Duke of Cleves altogether bent to, ibid.;
the Chapter of Mnster will accept, but the nobles and burghers will not, 474;
made Bishop of Mnster, 487, 539;
has been at Prague, incognito, 531;
rumour that he has been taken by the Count of Murs, 532;
enters Bonn, 536;
sends ambassadors to the marriage of the young Duke of Cleves, 536;
journey of, into Italy, 613;
is also Bishop of Lige, Hildesheim and Freising, 695.
-, -, forces of, surprise Ordingen, 80;
plundering and pillage by, 487, 581, 613;
do damage to friends and foes, Bavaria, 536;
demand pay from the Chapter of Cologne, 581, 613;
are besieging Neuss, 591;
capture a fort, 610;
near Neuss, 627.
-, -, a former messenger of, 633.
-, -, prisoner taken by, 219.
-, William V, Duke and Elector of, loan to, 70;
to be General of the Catholic army, 168;
present at the Assembly at Prague, 195;
(the eldest Duke of), chief of the papal league, 213;
his brother, the Bishop of Lige, goes to, 383;
made a Knight of the Golden Fleece, 535, 694;
is aiming to get the bishopric of Osnabrck for his son, 695.
-, [Philip] young Duke of, son of the Elector, Bishop of Ratisbon, effort to get Osnabrck for, also, 695.
-, House of, the princes of, to meet at Dsseldorf, 195;
depend on Spain, 694;
are working hard to gain the reformed bishoprics of Germany and restore them to the Papal religion, 694;
a bastard member of, 701.
Bayamo, in Cuba, people of, disorder amongst, 573.
Bayard (the horse), allusion to, 61.
Bayonne, the Kings of Navarre forbidden to enter, 190;
the papal league planned at, 213,
-, ships from, 610.
Beale, Robert, clerk of the Privy Council, message to, 111;
(le Bel) going to Germany, 323;
greetings sent to, 614;
inquiries concerning, 612;
matters in the hands of, 627.
-, -, letters of, alluded to, 659, 687.
-, -, letter to, 567.
-, -, memorial by, 217.
-, -, notes by, 434.
Barn, the Princess of Navarre in, 322.
Beaton, James, Archbishop of Glasgow, Scottish ambassador at the French Court, 33;
seeks to gain information from Stafford, 73;
doings of. in Paris, 107, 126;
has audience, 107;
a packet sent to, 191;
is said to mean to go to Scotland, 248;
comfortable life of, in France, ibid.;
Robert Bruce very private with, 313;
has visited Thomas Morgan, 327.
-, -, cipher of, alluded to, 313.
-, -, letters to, alluded to 309, 310.
-, -, secretary of. See Bruce, Robert.
Beatrix, Donna, at St. Domingo, 564.
Beaune, Beaulne (Beaunes), siege of, by the League, 429;
to be granted to the Duke of Mayenne, 551, 559.
-, (?) letter dated from, 711.
Beauvais-Nangis (Beauvois Langey), Seigneur de. See Brichanteau, Antoine de.
Beckeman, Backman, Raynald (Ronalde), interpreter to the Emperor of Russia, sent to England, 364, 693;
former visit of, alluded to, 365.
Beckner, Thomas, letters from, 39, 113, 357.
Bedford, Earl of. See Russell.
Beer, permission to export, from England, desired, 44;
export of, 698.
Bellam [qy. Beale], Mr., 533.
Belle [sic], governor of Limbourg (in 1578), a traitor, 218.
Bellechiere, M., recommendation of, 632;
in England, ibid.
Belleville, M. de, a very ancient gentleman and greatly accounted of, arrested for writing against the King, 106.
Bellivre, Pomponne de, French Secretary of State, named for Garde des sceaux, but believed to be too honest to be given high office, 72;
is returned from Languedoc, 78;
aids the action for the Low Countries, 103;
is coming to Paris, 117;
his patriotism and honesty, 107, 308, 390;
mind of, to be felt, 120;
confided in by du Plessis, 191;
his opinion of the dealing of the States' deputies, 274;
declares the manner 'of proceeding with the States' deputies, 315, 316;
former negotiations of, alluded to, 316;
Sir E. Stafford has private conference with, 320;
excuses the King's refusal to treat by reason of the reports of warlike preparations in the kingdom, ibid.;
hopes something may be done for the Low Countries, 321;
Stafford's reply to, approved, 333;
conference of, with Stafford, alluded to, 337;
speech of, quoted, 343;
protests against a breach of the edicts, 409, 410;
views of, given to Clervant, 409, 411.
Belsoye, Bodon Jacoubeveech, General of Rezheuskey, 692.
Beltran, , letters from, 422 (2).
Bene, del, or d'Albene, Alfonso, Abb [de Maizires] is gone to the King of Navarre, 612;
information from, concerning the King of Navarre, 664, 665;
messages brought by, 665, 666.
-, Captain Masino or Mazin del, comes to Sir E. Stafford from the Queen Mother, 206.
Benevento, Archbishop of [Max. Palambara], assists at service in St. Peter's, 656.
Bennet, Captain Ralph, recommended by Elector Truchsess, 579, 596;
passport for, 596.
Berchem, castle of, near Antwerp, Parma batters, 580;
in the enemy's hands, 590.
Berck or Bergen, on the Rhine. See Rheinberg.
Berendrect, Captain, information from, 604.
Bergamo, Bishop of. See Ragazzoni, Jerome.
Bergen-op-Zoom (Barrow, Barro), 62, 558;
still held by the States, 179, 295;
the land passage to, dangerous, 272;
Morgan's regiment refuses to go to, 352;
Col. Tempell and his men at and about, 367;
the ways between Antwerp and, kept by the enemy's horse, 401;
English captains offer to go to, 405;
the States should march large forces from, 406;
Col. Morgan refuses to go to, 301, 432;
people going to, slain, 472;
false money found at, 506;
news from, 580;
to be given as a cautionary town to Elizabeth, 587;
Ste. Aldegonde wishes to treat on behalf of, 601;
refugees from Mechlin at, 609;
taking of, expected, 644;
traitorous speech of a Englishman at, 647, 676;
the enemy may perhaps attack, 674;
report that the enemy means to attack, 681, 685;
Count Hohenlohe sent to, 685.
-, governor of, plots to deliver the town to the enemy, 158;
searches Capt. Marten's trunk, 441;
sends sheep and oxen to Antwerp, 472;
speech reported by, 647.
-, ships at or near, 102, 246;
to aid in opening a passage to Antwerp, 162.
-, troops going to or at, 63, 73, 115, 121, 194, 344, 367;
assembled at, by Count Hohenlohe, 102, 290, 295;
hinder provisions from going to the Malcontents, 271.
-, -, going from, 250, 344;
have returned safely, 489;
attacked and defeated, 532, 562.
-, -, in garrison at, are in disorder, 272;
money sent for, 648;
mutiny of, pacified, 660;
a Spanish captain taken by, 661.
-, -, -, English, 406;
money to be hastened for, 644.
-, marquisate of, the Council at Antwerp desire it to be brought again under the jurisdiction of Brabant, 624.
-, (Bergues), Marquis of. See Witthem, Jean de.
Bergerac (Bragerac), in Guienne, the King of Navarre at, 488, 501.
-, declaration dated at, 575.
-, letters dated from, 411 (2), 415, 435, 439 (2), 440, 502, 504 (2), 505, 594, 596, 597, 603.
Berghen, Sieur de, house of, attack on, repulsed, 255.
Bergo [sic], government of, taken from Marquis Altemps, 539.
Berlaymont (Barlaymont), Claude de, Count de Hautepenne, son of Charles, late Comte de Berlaymont, in relation to Bois-le-Duc, 251;
to be governor of Nimegen, 383, 398;
besieges Gueldres, 474;
enmity between Schenk and, ibid.;
reported victory of, 601.
-, -, reiters of, 581.
-,Florent de, Comte de Berlaymont, to be governor of Artois, 683.
Bernardo, Lorenzo (Barnardo Bajolini, of the Bernaldini), going as Venetian Bailo to Turkey, 332, 354;
arrives at Constantinople, 482, 546;
has not yet had audience, 608.
Berne, ambassadors from, at Lyons, 213.
Bernese (Barnese), the, refuse passage to the Swiss going to the Duke of Guise, 602.
Bertazziolo, Bartazzuolo, a bandit, 290;
hanged at Venice, 306.
-, nephews of, 470.
Bertie, Peregrine, Baron Willoughby d'Eresby, to be written to, about the princesses of Orange, 57;
his embassy to Denmark alluded to, 463;
present of hounds sent by, to that King, 463.
-, -, letter to, alluded to, 524.
Beutterich, Dr. Peter, questions to be answered by, 429.
-, -, letter from, 161.
-, -, letter to, 494.
Beveren (Bevre, Bewres, Beaver), in Flanders, camp of the Prince of Parma at, 198;
prisoner at, 219;
some exploit to be done at, 377;
Ste. Aldegonde's visits to, 630, 689, 690.
-, commissioners from Antwerp sent to, 590;
honourably received and feasted at, 649. And see Antwerp, commissioners from.
-, letters &c. dated at, 112, 650, 655.
-, news from, 538, 590, 610, 626.
Bex, Jean du, made Grand Audiencer in France, 13.
-, -, letter from, 12.
-, -, his late Master. See Franois, Duke of Anjou.
Beza (Beze, Besza), Theodore, letter from, quoted, 153;
advice of, protested against, 154;
Doctor Sturm writes to, 155;
the King of Navarre exhorted to beware of, 606.
-, -, letter from, 473;
alluded to, 714.
-, -, letter written by, for the Church of Geneva, 21.
-, -, letter to, alluded to, 713.
Bianchetti, Monsignor, late master of the chamber to Pope Gregory, pension for, 662.
Bilbao (Bilboa), merchant and officer of, 574.
-, inhabitants of, have always been friendly to strangers, 574.
Billy, Seigneur de. See Robles.
Bindlos, Walter, letter from, 652.
Bingham, Mr. [qy. Sir Richard], 50.
Biron, Marshal de. See, Gontaut, Armand de.
Biscay, inhabitants of, and merchants interested in, 574.
-, ships of, fight of, with Flus hingers, 244.
-, Signory of, foreign shipping to be arrested in, 485.
-, -, Corregidor of. See Scobar.
-, -, -, deputy of. See Guevara, Francisco.
Bizarri, Pietro, letters from, 87, 92, 109, 255.
Black Ness, the, 349.
Blaye, Blay, on the Garonne, makes all ships pay tribute, 501.
Bleyswyck, in the jurisdiction of Rotterdam, excise of, farmed, 358.
Blyenbeck or Bleienbeck, castle of, given up by Schenk to the States, 452, 476;
the people of the Baron of Hohensaxe at, ibid.;
report that the Comte de Murs is a prisoner at, 486.
Bloc, Franois de, merchant of Southampton, goods of his parents detained from, 421.
Blois (Bleez), the ambassadors are to meet the King at, 1, 2, 21, 30;
the Council going to, 7;
Queen Mother's journey to, deferred, 18;
the King going to, 24, 51, 77;
journey of ambassadors to, delayed, 64;
the plague rife at, 71;
Sir E. Stafford going to, 77, 78;
the court driven from, by the plague, 103, 106;
a prisoner brought to, 106;
the King returns from, 121;
William Cecil goes to, 381, 391, 400, 462;
but has now left, 526.
-, meeting of Charles IX and Admiral Coligny at, alluded to, 81.
-, travellers to and from, 106, 107, 116.
Blount (Blunt), Capt. Charles, in the Low Countries, 635.
Bloys, Willem van, dit Treslong, Admiral of Zeeland, Governor of Ostend, keeps Flushing well-furnished with troops, 37;
entertains Captain Richards and shows him the fortifications, at Ostend, 55, 56;
proposal for ships to be sent by, into the Indies, 51;
dispute between Marquette and, for the government of Ostend, 62;
fills his purse as prizes come in, ibid.;
sends Scottish priests prisonerstoEngland, 63, 87;
English merchant seeks to corrupt, 100;
entertains des Pruneaux, 115;
in command of the fleet to succour Antwerp, 162;
at Antwerp, 197;
is ill at the Sluys, 283;
deprived of his offices and committed to prison at Middelburg, 291, 292, 294, 295, 307;
cause of his disgrace, 294;
if he had done his duty, Antwerp would have been supplied with necessaries, 298;
process of, to be made by the magistrates, 367;
hisenemies have more malice than matter against, 398;
brought to trial at Middelburg, 401;
speeches in favour of, alluded to, 428;
hard treatment of, 523;
the Queen's letters in relation to, alluded to, 652, 691;
the Queen intercedes for, 675;
is to have such favour as may be, 676;
proposal to torture, 691.
-, -, letters from, 25, 91, 99, 256, 523 (2), 635, 652;
-, -, wife and family of, 291.
-, -, brother-in-law of. See Egmont.
-, -, cousin of. See Wielen, van.
Bobenhausen, Henry de, Grand Mazster of the Teutonic Order, will resign his dignity to the Archduke Maximilian [i.e. makes him his coadjutor], 491.
Boccaferra, Monsignor Lodovico, taken to the Torre di Nona, 629.
Bocholt (Boucholt, Bucholt), Daniel Rogers and Le Sieur at, 119, 211, 214.
Bodenham, Roger [not William], letters from, 114, 187.
Bodley (Bodleigh), Thomas, letters sent by, 21;
money sent by order of, to Geneva, 75;
mission of, to the King of Denmark and Duke of Brunswick, 428, 433, 447, 466;
doings of, narrative of, 508;
conferences of, with the Duke of Brunswick's Council, 509, 511;
is waiting for a wind to go to Denmark, 510;
in Denmark, 541, 544;
goes to Elsinore, 563;
his entertainment by the King of Denmark, 564, 565;
goes to Hamburg, 565;
mission of, to Denmark, alluded to, 582, 588;
is feasted, presented and visited at Brunswick, 607;
his embassy to the protestant princes, 636.
-, -, instructions for, 415, 416, 433, 434;
alluded to, 466.
-, -, letters from, 466, 508, 563, 605, 631;
alluded to, 509, 510.
-, -, letter to, 556.
Bohemia, the Emperor has arranged the affairs of, 486.
-, bishoprie, abbeys &c. of, the Emperor's intentions concerning, 599.
-, crown of, estates lapsing to, 282.
-, Diet of, the Emperor will go to, unless prevented, 270;
resolution of, alluded to, 289, 365;
has granted to the Emperor what he wished, 331.
-, High Chancellor of. See Neuhaus, Adam von.
-, lords of, with the Emperor, 289, 305.
-, Major Domo of. See Popel, Giorgio.
-, monasteries of, to be visited by the nuncio, 557.
-, natives of, health-drinkings of, 305.
-, President of. See Popel, Johan.
-, senior Burgrave of. See Rosenberg, William von.
-, statutes of, mentioned, 580.
-, Vice-Chancellor of, 557.
Bohemian ladies, at the Emperor's banquet, 531.
Boisdauphin, M. de, cruelties of, in Anjou, 654.
Bois-le-Duc, S'Hertogenbosch (Boul-doucque, Sertigon Busse, Sattin ghambus) 301;
the Prince of Chimay goes to, 175;
Hohenlohe's enterprise upon, see Hohenlohe;
solemn Te Deum in, for their deliverance, 251;
prisoners at, executed, ibid.;
failure of the enterprise on, alluded to, 272, 383;
firing heard at, 474.
-, burgers of, bravery of, 246, 251, 255.
Bokelius, physician to the Duke of Brunswick, sent to discourse with Bodley, 512.
Bologna, troops go towards, against the bandits, 363;
Count Giovanni Pepoli taken in, 662, 663.
-, ambassadors of, take leave of the Pope, 560.
-, gentleman of, 629.
-, legate at. See Salviati.
-, people of, additional taxes to be paid by, 593.
Bolognetti, Bolognet to, Cardinal [Alberto], an abbey obtained for, 270;
death of, on his way back from Poland, 494, 520.
Bommel, Col. Schenk escapes to, 536.
Bommenede, which is of Holland, to be given as a cautionary town to Elizabeth, 587.
Bond, Alderman George, letter to, 527.
-, factor for. See Palmer, Valentine.
-, William, goods of, in Spain, 548, 529.
Bonelli, Don Michele, brother of Cardinal Alessandrini, sent ambassador to Rome by the Duke of Savoy, 592.
Bonn, Count Neuenaar at, 219;
rumour that the new Archbishop has been captured near, 532;
he enters the city, 536;
his forces near, ibid.
Bonvisi, the Signori, at Lyons, 610.
Books, treasonable, papist, &c., carried into France, 126;
in Latin, 263;
-, names of:
Incendium Calvinisticum, &c., 512.
Justifications (sent by Plantin), 262.
Leicester's Commonwealth, 386, 387, 412.
Life of Edward Throgmorton, 457.
List of all men of account in England, &c., 138.
On Aristotle's Politics, .713.
On Ralegh's voyages, 713.
Plain Confession of the Christian faith, 530.
Tacitus, Works of, 263
French translation of, 349
quotation from, 350.
Theatre (sent by Plantin), 262.
True Execution of Justicein England, answer to, 33, 68, 139, 207.
Boordoel. See Bardoel.
Boors' Sconce, the (Buyren Schantz), near Antwerp, taken by the enemy, 14, 18;
the enemy quits, 109, 110, 114, 122;
the enemy's ships come up to, 255;
soldiers at, drowned, 294;
troops in readiness at, 451.
Borcht (Burcht, Burchem, Burgh), near Antwerp, the enemy's boats pass the breach at, 89, 93, 110;
passage at, now closed, 110;
fort at, 292 (?), 649.
Bordeaux, news from, 378;
Elizabeth inquires how it is affected to the King of Navarre, 394, 412, 501;
holds for the French King, 488;
English merchants trading at, complaints of, 700.
-, letter dated from. 111.
Bordighera, Alfonzo, death of, 364.
Borgerhout (Burgenhout, Burgan-holte, Burgraute), officers escape to, 204;
the Prince of Parma goes to, 558;
taken by the enemy, 562, 580, 590, 620;
passage of, closed and neighbouring castles seized, 578;
rumoured surprise of Parma's troops at, 581.
-, English troops at, misery and penury of, 102, 151, 254, 293;
mutiny of, 293;
joy of, at the hope of going home, 294;
are in terms to depart, 401.
-, letters dated at, 204, 254, 294, 300.
Borough. See Brough.
Borowe. Charles, 459.
Borromeo, Cardinal Carlo, death of, 148;
practices in the time of, 341.
-, -, brother of, the Pope moved to make, a Cardinal, 281.
Bosco, Ricciotto dal, bandit, head of, sent to Rome, 656.
Bosseto. See Busseto.
Botelho, Diego, agent of Don Antonio, hopes that his master will command the French army for the Low Countries, 19;
as Don Antonio's ambassador in Zeeland, 63;
proposed journey of, to England, 74, 75, 169;
declares ships taking victuals to Spain to be his master's lawful prize, 75;
in relation to Rowland Yorke, 147, 148;
passport for, alluded to, 190, 303;
gives up his visit to England and goes to Don Antonio in France, 243;
visit of des Pruneaux to, ibid.;
a prisoner in Brittany, 591;
safe at Rochelle, 592.
-, -, letters from, 116, 190.
-, -, letter from, alluded to, 63.
Boucer, Father, Stafford's dealings with, 266.
Bouchage, Sieur du. See Arques, Henri d',
Boudewins, Aert, a commissioner to Parma, 624.
Bouillon, Duke of. See La Marck.
-, Duchess of [Franoise de Bourbon], plans of, for the princesses of Orange, 911;
requests of, to the Queen, concerning the princesses, 57, 58;
Walsingham's prompt dispatch to be reported to, 76;
pains taken for, by Walsingham, 103;
wishes to keep the princesses of Orange out of the Duke of Montpensier's hands, 112.
-, -, instructions from, 9, 10.
-, -, letter from, 643.
-, -, letters from, alluded to, 29, 57, 58.
-, -, letters to, alluded to, 102, 112.
-, -, son of. See La Marck.
-, -, children of, 643.
-, -, brother of. See Montpensier, Duke of (undr Bourbon).
-, -, nieces of. See Nassau.
-, Mademoiselle de, daughter of the Duchess, 10.
Boulogne, proposed conference at, 42, 49, 54, 90, 222, 224;
the States' deputies at, 228, 252;
Lord Derby sails from, for England, 348;
reports of the state of, 449 (2);
a treaty at, proposed, 700.
-, governor of. See Estres.
-, letter dated at, 12.
-, -, alluded to, 233.
-, travellers to or from, 1, 115, 632.
Bourbon, Charles de (brother of the Prince of Cond), Cardinal de Vendme, ordered to go to Rome, 408.
-, Charlotte de, third wife of William of Orange, mentioned, 58;
children of. See Nassau.
-, Henry de, Prince of Cond, is coming to the Court, 81;
may be prevented from coming by the plague, 106;
report that he has gone into Germany, 125, 193;
in relation to Dr. Sturm, 153155;
the French King sometimes proposes to employ, 275;
said to have had some practices in Picardy, 286;
with the King of Navarre, 320, 335, 488, 501;
reported battle between the Duke of Mayenne and, 359;
at Castres, 371;
offer of, to aid the King, 378;
proposed match for, 391;
many Catholics come to, 412;
proposal to deprive, of his government, 460;
is desired by the King not to take up arms, 493;
a gentleman sent to, 517;
joins the King of Navarre in his challenge to the Duke of Guise, 551;
said to be in Germany, with intent to marry, 589;
the Master of the Ordnance will not fight against, 612;
defeats the Duke of Mercur, 653, 654.
-, -, daughter of, proposed match for, 391.
-, -, followers of, matters to be imparted to, 223,
-, -, a gentleman of, 488.
-, -, government of. See Picardy.
-, Louis de, late Prince of Cond, as Sir E. Stafford's old master, 106.
Bourbon-Vendme, Charles de, Cardinal of Bourbon, his claim to the crown, 32;
the King tries to draw, out of the hand of the Guises, 165;
Act recognizing, signed by the Duke de Nevers, 176;
movements of, 339, 361;
envoys sent to, from the King, ibid.;
said to have gone straight to the Guises, 363;
believed to be in Normandy, 376;
will go to meet the Queen Mother, 379;
excuses himself to the King for not coming to him, ibid.;
as first prince of the blood and heir apparent to the crown, demands the naming of a Catholic successor to the throne, 380;
called heir to a King not half his age, 410;
in Picardy, 412;
sent for, to consult with the Queen Mother, 389;
Marshal Retz sent to, 390, 423;
the government of Normandy demanded for, 460;
negotiates with the Queen Mother, 464;
intended meeting of, with the King, 581, 589;
the Queen of Navarre suspected to be on his side, 603.
-, -, Declarationof, 370;
answer to, is in printing, 430;
alluded to, 510.
-, -, envoy sent to. See Salignac, Bertrand de.
-, -, Grand Vicar of, at Rouen, 524.
-, -, guard appointed for, 551, 559.
-, -, town granted to. See Soissons.
-, Franois de, Duke of Montpensier, the Duchess of Bouillon does not wish the princesses of Orange to be in the care of, 10;
to be asked to be protector of their property in France, 11;
conditions on which the eldest princess of Orange might be given up to, 57;
the demoiselles of Orange to be kept out of the hands of, 103, 112;
report that he is to be employed in the matter of the Low Countries, 239;
goes to meet Lord Derby, 286;
urges the King to accept the aid of those of the Religion, 379;
reported league of, with the King of Navarre, 388;
sent to Orleans but refused admission, 389, 404;
a gentleman sent to, 517;
the King wishes him to have charge of the combined army, 549;
the Guises mean to win, ibid.;
power of, must decline as that of the House of Guise rises, 591.
-, -, mother-in-law and sisters of, 10.
-, -, troops raised by, go to the King of Navarre, 611.
-, -, house of. See Champigny
Bourbon, House of, the Leaguers desire the ruin of, 561.
-, -, princes of, make a flying camp for Poitou, 654.
Bourbonnais, government of, given to the Duc d'Elbeuf, 551.
Bourdon (? a French merchant), 584.
Bourg, the men of, brave those of Bordeaux. 501.
Bourges, William Cecil has been at, 462, 714.
Bourman, Simon, oil shipped for, in Spain, 528;
letter to be imparted to, 529.
Bovoesa, a castle of Madame la Granache, 591.
Bowen, , complaint against, 385.
Bowes, Sir Jerome, ambassador to the Emperor of Russia, ill-treatment of, in Russia, 22;
his report on his embassy, 8386;
matters to be demanded of, 94;
embassy of, alluded to, 100, 132, 133;
complaints against, by the Emperor of Russia, 692, 693.
-, -, letter from, 21.
-, -, demands by, upon the Muscovy Company, 100, 132 (2);
and by the Company upon him, 100, 133.
-, -, goods delivered to, 94, 95, 100.
-, -, moneys paid to, note of, 132, 133.
-, -, presents given by and to, 22, 86.
-, -, servants of, 8486, 94, 133.
-, [Robert, formerly ambassador to King of Scots], 259.
Boyart, Jehan, goods of, judged good prize, 655.
Boyes, Sieur le [qy. Charles du Bois (ref. 1) ], captain of Havre la Grace, is fortifying the town, 376.
Boyle, Michael, document delivered by, 172.
Boymer, , a disloyal subject, death of, mentioned, 466.
Bozen or Bolzano, Tyrol, the plague at, 658.
Brabant, to be applied to on behalf of the princesses of Orange, 11;
cannot assist its towns, 22;
in favour of offering the countries to the French King, 27, 101, 123;
urges the other provinces to accept him, 41 (2);
proposal to cut a great dyke in, 89;
is like to fall into the enemy's hands, 109;
all that is left in, depends upon Antwerp, 122, 294, 298;
is become French, 151;
affairs of, attended upon by part of the Council of State, 179;
readier to embrace Spain than France, 198;
to be solicited to accept the peace, 213;
Epernon's ambitions in relation to, 230;
rather chargeable than helpful to the funds of the United Provinces, 366;
to be admitted into the treaty with her Majesty for places still held, 396;
shortage of provender in, 426;
reinforcements from, for the enemy, 542;
will contribute what it can, 704.
-, Boors' Sconce in. See Boors' Sconce.
-, Chancellor of. See Liesvelt.
-, Chancery of, transferred to Brussels, 474.
-, commissioner for, to go to England, not yet appointed, 450.
-, commonalty of, are for Elizabeth, 198.
-, contributions from, proposed, 13;
monthly, made by, 27;
to be given by, 237.
-, Council of, said to be cause fill treatment of English soldiers, 299.
-, Council of War of, the business of Rowland Yorke referred to, 147.
-, deputy of. See Aelst.
-, Dukedom of, said to be held in vassalage of the Empire, 705.
-, Estates of, in relation to Rowland Yorke, 55, 73, 79, 147;
promises of, to the English soldiers, 242;
support Ste. Aldegonde but slenderly, 451;
Ste. Aldegonde writes in the name of, 688.
-, -, deputy from, to the French King, 87.
-, -, greffier of. See Hessel.
-, -, letter from, 200.
-, -, letters to, alluded to, 55, 58.
-, -, orders of, alluded to, 432.
-, florins of, 219;
counterfeit coin of, 441;
stamp for, 506.
-, forces in, of the enemy, numbers of, 27;
know of all enter prizes sooner than those who execute them, 198;
strength of, 199;
lack forage, ibid.;
are upon the dykes, 246;
fifteen Spanish ensigns have arrived, 661.
-, -, garrisons of, 495;
Parma's cavalry called from, 562.
-, -, sconces of, 406.
-, forces in, of the States, numbers of, 27;
charges of, 571.
-, -, garrisons of, cost of, 2;
not enough men for, 397.
-, letters sent to, 294.
-, men of account in, list of, 701.
-, people of, taking part with the enemy, goods of, confiscated, 175.
-, towns of, would be in great dearth, if the passage of corn were stopped, 684.
-, Flanders and. See Flanders.
Bracciano, belonging to Paolo Giordano Orsini, 601.
-, governor of. See Frangipano, Matteo.
Bracciano, Duke of. See Orsini, Paolo Giordano.
Bragadino, Antonio, made procurator of St. Mark's, 658.
Brande, Edward, English merchant imprisoned in France, 216.
Brandeis, Brandys, in Bohemia, a beautiful hunting place, 538.
Brandenburg, book of the genealogies of, mentioned, 263.
-, Dukes of, have invaded bishoprics with impunity, 156.
-, Joachim Frederick of, Administrator of the archbishopric of Magdeburg, son of the Elector, must be at the proposed Diet, 511;
the King of Denmark writes to, 584;
letter to King of Navarre subscribed by, 606. And see; Halle, Administrator of.
-, John George, Elector and Marquis of, wishes to interfere with the young Prince Palatine's guardianship, 161;
shows no disposition to aid Truchsess, 209;
Truchsess hopes for help from, 253;
to be applied to, to join in arranging an assembly of Protestant princes, 499;
troops for France stayed by, 511;
the King of Denmark writes to, 565, 584;
at a conference of princes, 566, 606;
a letter to the King of Navarre subscribed by, 606.
-, -, letters to, from Elizabeth, alluded to, 415, 433, 447.
Brandenburg-Anspach, George Frederick, Marquis of, and Duke [or Administrator] of Prussia, tribute to be paid to, 6;
rights of, as to port dues, 60 (2);
negotiations to be opened with, 61;
is willing to join forces with Elizabeth, 512;
the King of Denmark has written to, 584.
-, -, letter from, 117.
-, -, falconers and falcons of, 117.
Brassart or Brasser, Govart de, one of the seigneurs of Delft, news sent to, 292;
of a brewer made a councillor, 307;
brings money to the fleet, 471;
information to be given by, 477.
Brazil, ships going to, 632.
Brazzodura, Captain, sent by the Signoria of Venice into Friuli, 540.
Bread, an invention for making, 272.
Breda, troops going towards, 250;
if Bois-le-Duc had been gained, would have been as besieged, 251.
Brederode, Lord of, sent to Davison, 306, 396.
-, one of the House of. See Cloeting.
Bredevoort, Brevoort (Bredeforde), castle of, Daniel Rogers' imprisonment in, 79;
alluded to, 214.
-, Drost or constable of, exorbitant demands of, 79;
payment to, 212.
-, Rentmaster (steward) of, payments to, 212, 214.
-, Rogers' debts at, 211.
Bremen, letters to be sent to, 433;
traveller to, 508;
a convenient place for English trade, 512;
money sent or to be sent to, 584, 588, 597.
-, Archbishop of, 511. See Saxe-Lauenburg, Henry of;
Holstein, Duke Johan of.
-, archbishopric of, the Duke of Brunswick hopes to get, for his eldest son, 512;
candidates for, 566, 614;
Johan of Holstein elected to, 631.
Brescia, formerly belonged to the Empire, 155.
Breslau or Vratislaw, Bishop of, reported appointment of [? Andreas Jerin], 589.
-, Bishopric of, the Emperor wishes to share the income of, 599.
-, Chapter of, cannot agree in election of a bishop, 557;
desire to elect one of themselves, 599.
Bretonnera, demoiselle de la, 2.
Brett, Captain Arthur, in the Low Countries, 636.
-, -, company of, soldiers for, 691.
Brichanteau, Antoine de, Seigneur de Beauvais-Nangis, Matre-de-Camp in Guise's army, 361;
once one of the mignons, proceedings of, 340.
-, -, family of, 340.
Bridge, alias Gratley [Edward], in relation to Lord Arundel, 717;
letters delivered by, 718.
Briescem [qy. Briesen], in Poland, Vaivode of, 7.
Brill, the, proposed to be held as gage by the Queen, 97;
demanded by Elizabeth as a cautionary town, 150, 336, 395, 470, 628, 706;
the States' deputies waiting at, 178, 194, 195;
the deputies embark at, for France, 203, 243;
suggested as a town of surety for the French King, 274;
letters waiting at, for a wind, 343;
demanded by French King as a cautionary town, 346;
the States' deputies arrive at, from France, 395;
to be one of her Majesty's cautionary towns and garrisons, 446, 450, 679;
the States' commissioners to embark at, for England, 475;
necessary strength of, 686.
-, -, letter dated at, 190.
-, -, garrison in, 397.
-, -, traveller from, 302.
Brimeu, Marie de, Prineess of Chimay, report brought to, of her husband's death, 175;
her conscience will not let her go with her husband into the country of the Malcontents, 507;
desires to go to England, 508.
-, -, instructions from, 507.
Brissac, Comte de, See Coss, Charles de.
Brisson, Bernab, Sieur de Gravelles, President of the Parliament of Paris, reasons by, why the King should not accept the States' offers, 78.
Mauvissire sends a man to, 500;
(Brisseto), Walsingham at, 554.
-, -, Mayor of, a letter to, asked for, 268.
-, -, and sheriff of, pirate arrested by, 500.
-, -, prebend at, promised to Richard Hakluyt, 713.
-, -, prebendary of, resignation of, 713.
Brittany, Bretagne, the Duke of Guise plotting to surprise places in, 35;
ancient privileges enjoyed by, 130;
all in confusion in, 189;
warlike preparations in, 320;
all the passages in, kept by the Leaguers, 487;
traveller to, 524;
report in, that a great army is being made in England, 591.
-, -, government of, and its right of Admiralty, to remain with the Duode Mercosur, 460.
-, -, havens and coasts of, danger from to England, if in the Guises' hands, 460.
-, -, lieutenant in. See La Hunaudaie.
-, -, maritime towns of, sufferings of, from English pirates, 522.
-, -, ship from, taken and recovered, 521.
Brogonzo, Signor, 626.
Bromley, Sir Thomas, Lord Chan-cellor, to put the proposals of the States-General before the House of Lords, 521;
answer of, to the deputies, note of, 595.
-, -, letter to, alluded to, 335.
Bronkhorst, M. de, 701.
Brooke, William, Lord Cobham, mission of, to the Netherlands (in 1578),;
alluded to, 316, 317;
licence promised by, 453, 455.
Brouage (Bouraig), men and ships at, 488;
St. Luc's men round about, 501.
-, -, governor of. See Epinay.
Brough or Borough, Capt. John, in the Low Countries, 636;
company of, 691.
Brouwershaven (in Schowen) to be given as a cautionary town to Elizabeth, 587.
Browne, Mr., Walsingham's, steward, 263.
Bruce (Brus), Robert, secretary to the Bishop of Glasgow, 260;
turns traitor and offers to do the Queen great service, 259;
such a deceitful knave cannot be trusted but may be used,, 260;
offers to serve the Queen in Scotland, 313;
has gone to Scotland, 659.
Bruges, 56, 172;
surrender of, alluded to, 62, 220, 245, 252, 317;
negotiations at, alluded to, 140;
Ryhove's seizure of, alluded to, 220;
the enemy's preparations at, 350;
persons imprisoned at, 353;
dearth of provisions at, 359;
letter sent to, 384;
distressed by raids from Ostend and Sluys, 401;
persons killed or taken near, 414;
if not delivered from annoyance must make an accord with the States, 518;
a Confession of Faith to be sworn at, 530;
a trumpet sent from, 633;
suffers much from lack of provisions, 649, 667, 669, 685.
-, -, burgomaster of, letter to, alluded to, 405.
-, -, market of, the poor people pillage the corn in, 681.
-, -, those of, urge Parma to take Sluys and Ostend, 669, 681;
threats of, to give up the town, 674.
-, -, treaty at (Aug., 1445),;
alluded to, 704.
-, -, country of, brantgeld to be levied from, 704.
Bruges, Francis de, superintendent of the English troops at Osterwell, 256, 292.
Brulart (Brulard), Pierre, Seigneur de Crosne et de Genlis, French secretary of State, his answer to the States' deputies, alluded to, 131;
sounds the deputies, 274;
asked to obtain answer for them, 381;
silly answer brought by, 389;
interview of, with Stafford and Waad, 391393;
to bring further answer to Stafford, 402;
sends Morgan's papers to Stafford, 457, 458;
assures Stafford that he has seen no more, 459;
his cold nature, 525;
sent to the King of Navarre, 642.
-, -, letter from, 527.
-, -, letter to, 526.
-, -, alluded to, 525.
-, -, documents signed by, 232, 567.
Brune, Bruyn, Thomas, a servant of Walsingham, 61;
letters sent by, 401, 413, 422, 437.
Brunick. See Brunynck.
Brunswick, Bodley going to or at, 466, 510, 565, 606;
the Duke most commonly makes his abode at, 508.
-, -, Chancellor of. See Mutzettin. letters date dat, 607, 631.
-, -, magistrates and church of, exhorted to banish and detest all Calvinists, 606.
-, -, ministers of, reported malice of, 511.
-, -, people of, think Calvinists worse than the Pope, 511.
-, -, princes of, many principal persons about, are altogether Spanish, 512.
-, -, Duchy of, levying of soldiers in, for foreign potentates, to be stopped as much as possible, 509, 511.
-, -, Duke Charles Ernest of, coming to Prague, 474.
-, -, Duke Eric of, death of, 252, 253;
alluded to, 512, 606.
-, -, country of, in the hands of Duke Julius, 252, 512, 606.
-, -, wife of, the Duke of Lorraine's sister, 252.
-, -, Henry Julius, young Duke of, Bishop of Halberstadt, son of Duke Julius, 511;
is to marry a daughter of the Elector of Saxony, 161, 195, 255, 475, 511;
desires the bishopric of Mnster, 195;
elected administrator of Paderborn and Osnabrck, 475;
a candidate for the bishopric of Bremen, 566;
proposed as leader of forces to be raised for the King of Navarre, 577;
the King of Navarre has written to, 584;
forthcoming marriage of, 631.
-, -, Duke Joachim of, the Duke's youngest son, Queen Elizabeth godmother of, 512.
-, -, Julius, Duke of, will contribute to the Protestant cause, 113;
the Elector Truchsess hopes for aid from, 180;
as heir to Duke Eric, 252, 253, 512, 606;
his affection for Truchsess, 253;
is levying men, 291;
Bodley's mission to, 415, 447;
influence of, on other princes, desired, 433;
matters to be put before, 433, 434;
will not wish to have the new Elector near his borders, 487;
usually dwells at Brunswick, 508;
illness of, 508, 509;
resolution of, delivered to Bodley, 509;
will help as much as he can, ibid.;
troops for France stayed by, 511;
authority of, highly esteemed, ibid.;
complains that matters are set too late a foot, ibid.;
suggests Bremen as a residence for the English merchants, 512;
hopes to get that bishopric for his eldest son, ibid.;
good disposition of, towards the Queen, 556;
may move the princes at the Diet of Lower Saxony to do something, 566;
the King of Denmark has written to, 584;
is gone to take possession of his inheritance by the death of Duke Eric, 606;
has received an answer from the Electors, buthopes for a better one, ibid.;
to act as arbitrator, 631;
movements of, ibid.;
expence to, of his son's marriage, 631;
proposal of Elizabeth to, alluded to, 636;
his affection for England, 695.
-, -, copies of documents distributed by, 510.
-, -, Council or councillors of, sent to Bodley, 508
-, -, conference with, 509, 511. 606.
-, -, Court of, ignorance in, of events in France, 510.
-, -, kitchen of. diet sent from, 508.
-, -, letters of, alluded to, 510.
-, -, letters to be sent on by, 466.
-, -, letter to the King of Navarre subscribed by, 606.
-, -, messengers sent or to be sent to, 113, 557, 607.
-, -, physician of. See Bokelius.
-, -, sons of, 595. And see; Brunswick, Duke Henry Julius of Duke Joachim of, above.
-, -, Duke Wolfgang of, must be at the proposed Diet, 511.
Brunswick-Luneburg, Duke Otto of [Harburg branch], Bodley going to. 567;
his entertainment of Bodley, 605;
his estranged from his son. 695.
-, -, Otto Henry, eldest son of the above, proceedings of, 695.
-, -, William, Duke of, must be at the proposed Diet, 511;
a letter to the King of Navarre subscribed by, 606.
-, -, eldest son of, a candidate for the bishopric of Bremen, 566.
Brunynck (Brunick, Brunicx, Brownings), Nicolas, secretary to the late Prince of Orange, 217. 388;
at Middelburg, 168.
Brass, Bursia, Turkey in Asia, Mahomad, son of the Sultan, at, 269.
Brussels, hazard of, 18;
fear that it may yield to the enemy, 22, 62, 74, 78, 93, 245;
the enemy's forces about, 27;
Rowland Yorke removed to, 53;
number of Papists in, will make it apt to agree with Spain, 53;
troops for succour of, 63, 87;
said to have been succoured, ibid.;
shut up by the closing of the river of Antwerp, 108;
party in, for Spain, 111;
bickerings in, between townsmen and soldiers, 115;
soldiers at, mutiny, 123, 148;
in want of corn, 148;
said to be well guarded and provided, 171;
still held by the States, 179;
English troops sent to, 185;
hopes of, depend on Antwerp, 194;
is revictualled, 195;
the enemy presents himself before, 198, 199;
mutiny at, in favour of the Spaniards, 198;
vain attempts to victual, 198, 199, 200, 203, 205, 264;
said to be parleying with the Prince of Parma, 205;
in great distress, 242, 246, 272, 282;
can hold out three months, 252;
rumoured surrender of, 258, 295, 299, 301;
those who will not aid to defend, are to leave, 271;
the French King promises to rescue, 272, 284;
suggested as a town of surety for the French King, 274;
is parleying ! with the Prince of Parma, 290293;
French troops sent for aid of. 298;
bad governmentof, ibid.;
might be held till Easter, if assured of French aid, 304;
angerous state of, 307;
the first town which dared to make head against the Spaniard, 350;
transfer of the Chancery of Brabant to, desired by Parma, 474;
old men sent out from, execution of, alluded to, 536;
rejoicings at, on the surrender J of Mechlin, 609;
suffers much from lack of provisions, 649.
-, -, surrender of, to Parma, 305, 326, 334, 344;
will only have it at his mercy, 331;
terms of composition, 347, 367.
-, -, alluded to, 348, 350, 364, 368, 398, 532, 633.
-, -, Don John's attempt to gain (in 1578),;
alluded to, 217.
-, -, artillery coming from, 496.
-, -, burghers of, in good state, 245.
-, -, papist, imprisoned for tampering with the enemy, 245.
-, -, burgomasters of, at Delft, 79;
a boat belonging to, shot by the enemy, 151.
-, -, Calviniste of, warn those of Mechlin not to make an agreement with Parma, 532;
are disarmed, ibid.
-, clerk of the bloed at, 146.
-, Confession of Faith to be sworn at, 530.
-, Council of War at, greffier of. See Goeswini.
-, deputies from, sent to confer with those of Antwerp, 531;
sent to Parma, 283, 284, 290, 298;
suspected of intelligence with the Prince, beheaded, 331;
fresh, sent to Parma, 353.
-, chevin of. See Nicolai.
-, forest of, 661.
-, forts about, taken by the enemy, 63.
-, garrison of, 2;
-, soldiers from, are treating with the enemy, 280;
to go to Bergen, 344.
-, governor of. See Tempell.
-, letters sent to, 244.
-, magistrates, governors or lords of, letters to be written to, 19;
appealed to, on behalf of Rowland Yorke, 55;
seek to satisfy the garrison, 111;
letter to, alluded to, 147;
conspiracy of, discovered, 195 (2).
-, native of, taken as a spy, 205.
-, news from, 535, 609.
-, serjeant-major of, 344.
-, traitors in, released by means of Ste. Aldegonde, 688.
-, traveller to, 641.
Bucholt. See Bocholt.
Buoncompagni [Filippo], Cardinal di San Sisto, nephew of Gregory XIII;
application made to, 270;
house of, 469.
-, Giacomo Duke of Sora, apretty comedy prepared by, 281;
entertainments given by, 288, 304;
intercession of, with the Pope, 364;
resigns his office of general, 469;
meets his uncle, ibid.;
an arrest in the house of, 519;
is going to his State of Sora, 520;
has departed for his duchy, 529;
money made over to, 599;
bandits repulsed by, 640;
quarrel of, with the Orsini, 446;
the bad son of Pope Gregory, 663.
-, -, the lady Duchess his wife, 520, 640.
-, -, chaplain of, killed, 640.
-, (the Pope's son), book dedicated to, 139.
-, -, house of, gathering of cardinals at, 289.
-, -, light horsemen of, sent against the bandits, 263.
-, -, proclamation of, mentioned, 657.
-, Signor, brother of Pope Gregory, graciously received by the Pope, 469;
may have the government of Fermo, ibid.
-, -, son of. See Buoncompagni, Filippo, above.
Buonuomo, Giovanni Francesco, Bishop of Vercelli (Cardinal Vercelli), nuncio to Cologne, proceedings of, narrated, 173;
attempt to poison, 264, 281;
death of, 469;
abbeys vacant in consequence, 469, 492;
as legate with the Emperor, his support of the cause of the Hanses, alluded to, 615.
Burcht. See Borcht.
Burde, Mr., Robert Cecil's travelling companion, 35.
Burgenhout (Burgenholt). See Borgerhout.
Burghley, Lord. See Cecil, William.
[Mildred], Lady, Lord Burghley's second wife, 35.
Burgos, procurators of, take oath to Prince Philip, 136, 137.
Burgundy, not favourable to the Guises, 206;
forces of the League assemble in, 533.
-, governor of. See Lorraine, Charles de, Duc de Mayenne.
-, government of, proposed additions to, 460.
-, lieutenant-governor of. See Charny, Count of.
-, town sand forces of the Guises in, report of the state of, 461.
-, Philip [le Bon], Duke of, commissioners appointed by, and treaty ratified by (1445), alluded to, 704.
-, -, secretary of, ibid.
-, Philip of [le Beau, son of the Emperor Maximilian], treaty of, with Hen. VII (14956), the treaty of the Intercourse, 704.
-, Duke of, the Guises may make themselves, 553.
-, Dukes of, as lords of the Low Countries, allusions to, 273, 274.
-, House of, relations of, with France, alluded to, 105;
ancient treaties between England and, alluded to, 150;
pretended heirs of, 571.
Burnett, Henry, servant of Davison, money paid to, 268;
goes to England, 302.
Burnham, Edward, 368;
in France, 16, 17;
has conferred with William Robinson, 39;
a diamond sent by, 111;
sent to Holland, 352;
in Zeeland, 365;
in Holland, 401;
return of, to England, 450;
has been at Rouen, 524.
-, -, letters from, 357, 423.
-, -, letters sent by, 19, 382, 413, 428, 437.
-, -, memorials for, 336, 337.
Burte [qy. Burcht], fort of, superintendent of, 292.
Busanval. See Buzanval.
Busseto, Bosseto, near Piacenza, forcible seizure of, 270.
Butler, Thomas, Earl of Ormond, offer to, alluded to, 95, 98.
-, William, letter sent by, 550.
Buys, Bartholomew Gryphius, letters from, 547, 563, 569.
-, Paul. Advocate for the States (Bus, Palles Bouse, Mr. Polbies), is about to go to England, 19, 23;
resignation of, 109, 119, 123;
is in disgrace, 152;
Davison confers with, 181;
proposal to send, into Denmark, 253;
kindness of, to Davison, 283;
acquittance given to, 302;
the Queen cannot spare so devoted a servant to Elector Truchsess, 337;
assignation given in the name of, 359, 720;
kind offices in regard to, 431;
is proposed as commissioner to England on behalf of Utrecht, 450;
wishes to go, 490;
recommended by Elector Truchsess, 503, 505;
will report on Truchsess' affairs, in England, 523 (2);
matters to be discussed with, 587;
interview of, with Davison, 628;
a chief counsellor, 701.
-,-, letters from, 123, 345, 489.
-, -, letter to, 658.
-, -, information from, 179.
-, -, instruction for, 502.
-, -, Mrs. (?), medicine for, 302.
Buzanval (Busanval). See Choart, Paul.
Byl or Bil, [Pierre de.] made chevin of Ghent, 220.
Byngs, , 99.