Appendix: April 1568

Pages 589-590

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

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April 1568

April 11. 2228. News from Antwerp.
Publication of the peace in France. Treasure for the King of Spain. Levy of men in Germany. Truce between the Emperor and the Turk for eight years. Severe persecution on account of religion in Italy.—Antwerp, 11 April.
Endd. Ital. P. 1.
April 19. 2229. News from Antwerp.
Departure of the reiters by way of Burgundy. Levy of troops in different places. The Duke of Nevers is cured of his wound. In Spain it is forbidden to speak of the Prince's matter. Truce between the Emperor and the Turks.—Antwerp, 19 April.
Endd. Ital. Pp. 1⅓.
April 25. 2230. News from Antwerp.
The Duke of Alva has sent to demand the intentions of the reiters who were in the pay of the Prince of Condé. Levy of troops in different places. Plot to betray the town of St. Omer to the Prince of Condé. Twenty-seven burghers arrested in Brussels on the charge of intending to make a Sicilian vespers for all the Spaniards. Intended insurrection in the Low Countries, and condemnation to death of more than 600 persons.—Antwerp, 25 April.
Endd. Ital. Pp. 3.
April 29. 2231. The Prince of Orange to the Queen of England.
Has received her letter and message, and thanks her for her good will, and expresses his desire to serve her.—Hornebach, 29 April 1568. Signed.
Add. Endd., with seal. Fr. P. 2/3.
April 29. 2232. The Prince of Orange to Cecil.
Thanks him for his assistance with the Queen of England, and hopes that he will always continue well affected to the cause of religion.—Hornebach, 29 April 1568. Signed.
Add. Endd. Fr. P. 2/3.
April 29. 2233. Advices from Antwerp.
Defeat of M. De Villiers near Maestricht by the Count of Ernstein. Insurrection in Guelderland. Reported attempt to assassinate the Duke of Alva.—Antwerp, 29 April.
Ital. P. 2.