Elizabeth: Miscellaneous, 1571

Pages 584-586

Calendar of State Papers Foreign: Elizabeth, Volume 9, 1569-1571. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1874.

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Miscellaneous, 1571

[1571.] 2205. Embassy to Russia.
Note of such letters and instructions as are needful to be given to Mr. Jenkinson, sent by the Queen of England to the Czar of Russia.
Endd. P. 2/3.
[1571.] 2206. Occurrences in France.
The King has granted an abolition of the arrest [judgment] given against those who were the chief authors of the late sedition at Rouen, who at their return were received with procession and bonfires. The King lately said that if the Duke of Alva had had to do with an Admiral, neither his courage nor counsel would have been so worthy of admiration. It is given out that the Emperor's son has set abroach the Inquisition in Bohemia. The Admiral understanding that the Duke of Guise was not satisfied with the arrest given touching his justification as not guilty of the death of his father, has desired the King to examine the said Duke what he has to say to the disannulling of the said justification. The King has of late ordered the lieutenant to the Duke of Guise to make delivery of such goods of the Prince of Condé and M. Dandelot as he possesses.
Endd. P. 1.
2207. Treaty between France and England.
Articles of a treaty between France and England providing that ambassadors shall be sent from both countries to allay the civil dissensions in Scotland. That neither the French King or the Queen of England will do anything to the prejudice of the crown of Scotland, or send soldiers into that country; provided always, that it shall be lawful for either of them to do so in the case of their rebels being maintained in that country. All French or English garrisons to be withdrawn from Scotland.
Draft. Endd. Fr. Pp. 2.
2208. Draft of the above in Latin, with corrections by Burghley.
Endd. Pp. 2½.
2209. Baptista to the Queen.
Pointing out the advantages which would arise from her marriage with Christopher, the brother to the Count Palatine.
Endd. by Burghley: "A fond Italian." Ital. Pp. 2½.
[1571.] 2210. Huguenot Party in France.
Names of all the towns in the South of France of which the Huguenot party could be sure of, together with a list of the noblemen attached to the party.
Endd. Pp. 3.
[1571.] 2211. Embassy of M. Montmorency.
Names of those noblemen and others who were appointed to accompany M. Montmorency in his embassy to England.
Endd. Pp. 1½.
[1571.] 2212. Towns in France.
Account of the capitulation of Dieppe, Havre, Rouen, and Paris as trading towns.
Pp. 4.
[1571.] 2213. Forfeitures granted to Morton and his friends.
A list of officers, pensions, and forfeited estates granted to the Earl of Morton and his friends by the Regent of Scotland.
P. ½.
2214. Ballad.
A ballad of nine verses ridiculing the reformed party in Scotland, and alluding to John Knox, commencing "First when the news began to rise, greatly they made me wonder, How that so great a gospeller so fellounly could fondre."
Endd.: "1571. A lewd ballet taken with the Lord Seton's writings." Pp. 1¾.
[1571.] 2215. Depredations by the Flemish.
Complaint by Richard Whiting of depredations and damages done at sea by those of the Low Countries.
Addressed to Mr. Rogers. Endd. P. 1.
See Dom. Cal., p. 471. [1583.]
[1571.] March 20. 2216. Advices from Italy.
From Rome, 17 February. Taxes raised by the Pope on the clergy and by the Grand Duke of Tuscany on the land. Don John is not well. Ochiali urges the Turk to attack Messina. From Venice, 24 February. News of great naval preparations at Constantinople. From Genoa, 25 February. From Dunkirk, 20 March. Siege of Sirizea.
Endd. Ital. Pp. 2.