Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 10, 1603-1607. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1900.
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Nani, Agostino, Venetian Ambassador in Rome, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 324, 334, 412, 459, 491.
-, Frederico, striking likeness to, of King James I., 66.
Naples, Corradin's execution at, 22;
horses from, requested by King James, 141;
ship of, 195;
instruction to Viceroy of, to observe terms of Anglo-Spanish treaty, 480, 481;
proposed surrender of Papal claims over, to Spain, 658;
troops raised in, to support Pope (1607), 679.
Nassau, Count Henry of, brother of Count Maurice, his embassy (1603) to England, 36;
in command (1606) in Friesland, 527.
-, Count Maurice of. See Maurice.
-, Justin de, Appendix III. (p. 532).
Nauplia, resort of pirates, 71;
“the Compass,” berton from, plundered by pirates, 681;
the “Carminati,” berton from, captured by English pirates, 682.
Navy, English, described, 739 (pp. 504–5).
Nervesa, Abbè of. See Brandolin.
Netherlands, United, or States of Holland, Zealand, and Brabant (1603), fleet of, in English harbour, on return from Portuguese Indies, 6.
-, - -, expect assistance from James I., 10, 11.
-, - -, plan of campaign of, against Flanders, 11.
-, - -, James I.'s orders as to succours for, 12.
-, - -, troops from England arrive in;
significance of, 12.
-, - -, foreigners shipped to, from England, to prepare King James' succession, 16.
-, - -, strong places in (“cautionary towns”), mortgaged to English;
Spanish design to obtain, by bribing James I., 31, 70, 73, 83.
-, - -, question of continued English aid for, 31, 34, 36.
-, - -, saltpetre imported into England, viá, 35.
-, - -, embassy from, awaited in England, 36,
arrives, 40, 55.
-, - -, negotiations between, and the Archduke, opened, 36.
-, - -, amnesty to Flemish refugees in, 36.
-, - -, Ostend relieved from, 39.
-, - -, representations by embassy from, in England, 55.
-, - -, French support of;
proposed recognition of, as the “States of Holland”;
instructions to French Ambassador to England, 64;
denounced by King James, who classes States as “rebels,” 66.
-, - -, office of arbitrator between, and Archduke, desired by James I., in contrast to late Queen's policy, 66.
-, - -, send ships to intercept Ambassador from Archduke to England, King James' annoyance, 69;
their reason, 72, 86.
-, - -, review of state of, after thirty years' war, wealth of the Church appropriated by, system of taxation in, astuteness of Governors of, 69.
-, - -, policy of King James towards, attitude of Privy Council in England to, 73;
practical independence of Friesland, Holland, and Zealand, with limited right of navigation to East Indies, to be recognized, 73.
-, - -, great expenses of Ambassadors from, in England, 73.
-, - -, dependence of, on England, for all military stores, 73, 229.
-, - -, dependent on Dantzig for breadstuff, fear of Denmark's cutting off supply, by closing Belt, 73;
the alternative supplies through France, 73.
-, - -, Ambassadors from, refused audience by James I., arrange casual meeting between, and their chief, Barneveldt, 81;
in constant communication with French Ambassadors, 81.
-, - -, Spanish hopes of subduing, in event of peace with England, and failing French support, 82.
-, - -, reported to have offered a protectorate to King James, in return for his continuing war against Spain;
question of the “guarantee towns in,” 83.
-, - -, ships of, made to strike flag to English, 86.
-, - -, summary of results of De Rosny's mission, as affecting;
to receive money from France, part of debt due to England, and to have leave to levy troops in England and Scotland, 90, 93, 98, 100, 107, 124, 154, 168.
-, - -, proof, afforded to King James, of continuous assistance received by, from France, subsequent to peace of Vervins, 90.
-, - -, offer by, to hire fleet to Venice, 91.
-, - -, Venetian ship taken by Dutch privateer, 91.
-, - -, opinion of Ambassadors of, that King James desired peace with Spain to avoid involving Scotland in war, 91.
-, - -, Ambassadors of, leave England, 96.
-, - -, Scottish levies for, under Lord Buccleugh, 97;
not to sail, 101;
Dutch Agents sent to England to expedite, 104;
Spanish dislike of, 112;
stopped, 113, 136,
depart, 147, 188.
-, - -, twelve ships of, sail to harry Spaniards, 97.
-, - -, French aid for, in money, 104.
-, - -, English invitation to States General of, to commit proposals to writing, 113.
-, - -, separation of, from Spain, an English condition of peace, 111, 113.
-, - -, Dutch in Venice associated to English, 118.
-, - -, trouble in camp of, between English and French, 118.
-, - -, English recruits valued in, as heartening the Dutch in struggle, 118.
-, - -, peace proposals of Archduke, as affecting, 136,
King Henry IV.'s views on, 137.
-, - -, Spanish demand that English aid for, shall cease, 142.
-, - -, flight to, of English pirate from Levant, expected, 145.
-, - -, possible choice by, of Archduke Albert, as their Lord, on his abandonment by Spain, 148.
-, - -, French payments to, under Anglo-French treaty, 168, 200.
-, - (1604), Venetian representations to, touching captured ships, 184.
-, - -, large Scottish reinforcements for, 188.
-, - -, “cautionary towns” in, their surrender to Spain a condition of peace, 213.
-, - -, horses presented by, to James I., 216.
-, - -, refuse to negotiate except on “basis of an independent state,” 217.
-, - -, position of, towards Anglo-Spanish peace conferences, 229, 233, 236, 241, 242, 246, 259.
-, - -, historical review of connexion of, with House of Burgundy, 230.
-, - -, outrage by men of, on sailors from Sandwich, retaliation, 251.
-, - -, Spanish special Envoy fears capture by fleet of, on voyage to England;
personal intervention of King James, 259.
-, - -, fears in, occasioned by Anglo-Spanish peace, 259.
-, - -, their proposed inclusion in Empire, 261.
-, - -, recruiting in England for, as in France, possible, in spite of treaties, 267.
-, - -, effect in Flanders of their success at Sluys, 267.
-, - -, case of the “cautionary towns” in, revived by Spain, 267.
-, - -, Venetian opinion that they would submit to the Archduke on his promising to recognize privileges accorded by House of Burgundy, 268.
-, - -, English levies for, leave England, after Spanish protest, 274, 278, 288, 307.
-, - -, cause of, popular in England;
their abandonment, for a Spanish alliance, disliked, 278.
-, - -, Anglo-Spanish treaty, as affecting, 288.
-, - -, English “corsairs” take service with, after Anglo-Spanish peace, 292, 331, 341.
-, - -, naval activity of, off Flemish coasts, English ship seized, 301, 312.
-, - -, Commissioners from, expected in England, 301, 307, 312,
remain away, at desire of King James, 325, 333.
-, - -, King James refuses to persuade, or force, to conclude peace with Spain, 307.
-, - -, great preparations in, for next year's campaign against Spain singlehanded, 317.
-, - (1605), continued financial support for, from France, 318.
-, - -, recognition of, as free Republic, indispensable condition of peace with Spain, 325.
-, - -, free trade with, question as altered by “neutrality” of England, 333.
-, - -, recruiting for, in England, 341, 357, 360.
-, - -, vessel of, manned by English, makes Portuguese prize in the Downs;
diplomatic discussion concerning, 348.
-, - -, “Dutch, and English interests identical,” English opinion, 348.
-, - -, spice-laden ship of, shelters in England, for fear of ships of Dunquerque, 352.
-, - -, quarrel between ships of, and “Dunquerquers” in Plymouth harbour, 352.
-, - -, assistance for, from England, unchecked by Anglo-Spanish treaty, 360.
-, - -, mediation with, of King James, sought by Archduke, to induce them to accept a “reasonable composition” with him, 363.
-, - -, fear that they may put themselves under French protection affects English policy towards, 365.
-, - -, Flanders blockaded by, trade with England prevented, refusal of King James to prevent by force, 369, 385.
-, - -, attack Antwerp, 373, 374.
-, - -, Spanish fleet, with troops for Flanders, destroyed by, off Dover, 385, 391.
-, - -, their power at sea and in Channel, English acquiescence in, 397, 408.
-, - -, defeat of Count Maurice, English troops' heavy loss, 436.
-, - (1606), offer to maintain fleet, free of charge, for King James, if he will make war on Spain, 468.
-, - -, apply for assistance in England, troops granted for defence of Brill, 474.
-, - -, ship of, with Spanish prize, taken into English port, diplomatic discussion, 474.
-, - -, fleet fitted out in, against Spanish coasts, 483, 511,
-, - -, French aid for, 483, 490, 499, 500, 506, 511. 538.
-, - -, great Spanish preparations against;
English alarm, 490.
-, - -, English determination to assist, 499,
difficulty in, 511, 538.
but genuine, 573.
-, - -, settlement made by, in East Indies, 515;
new route to, to be attempted by, 538.
-, - -,, large English enlistments with, 550.
-, - -, proposed winter invasion of, 573.
-, - -, company formed in, to promote permanent settlement in West Indies, 579.
-, - -, forces of, in better position, thanks to mutiny of Spinola's troops, 608 and note.
-, - -, offer by, of naval and other assistance to Venice, 618.
-, - -, successes of, in Flanders, 618.
-, - -, proposed embassy from, to England, to urge further support, 632.
-, - -, check to, in Flanders, 642.
-, - -, anticipated union of English fleet with Dutch in West Indies, Spanish alarm, 643, 652, 685.
-, - -, (1607), men of Dunquerque sailing from English ports, attacked and driven back by ships of, 660.
-, - -, effect upon Spanish war against, of Franquezza's fall, 668.
-, - -, threatened peace between, and Spain, for lack of support, English alarm, 669.
-, - -, overtures to, from Spain, for truce;
commissioners from, arrive at Brussels;
English alarm, and threats, 678.
-, - -, peace with, or truce, necessary to Spain, while supporting Pope in Italy against Venetians;
English opposition to the truce denounced by Duke of Lerma, 679.
-, - -, the English remedy, viz., the marriage of the Infanta to the Prince of Wales, with Holland as dower;
Sir Charles Cornwallis' prescription, 679.
-, - -, effect on, of Spanish policy in Italy;
desire in, for continuance of war, 680.
-, - -, Spanish galleons wrecked while chasing Dutch vessels, 680.
-, - -, King James' indifference to, contrasted with his zeal for Venice;
the inference, 687.
-, - -, estimate of sum expended by France on behalf of, 688.
-, - -, satisfaction in, at Papal recruiting in Flanders, 689.
-, - -, Jeremy Valemen, of bankrupt firm of name, in Spain, desires to go to, 698.
-, - -, negotiations with, of Archduke, regarded in, as “blind,” to free Spain's hands in Italy, 699.
-, - -, fleet of, in readiness, 699, 701.
-, - -, negotiations by, with France, for pledging strong places in;
question of “cautionary towns” revived, 701.
-, - -, English jealousy of French relations with, 707.
-, - -, truce between, and Archduke, on terms of the recognition of their independence and the inclusion of the King of Spain, on eve of arrangement, 716.
-, - -, inability of, to dispense with English and French assistance;
illness of Count Maurice, 716.
-, - -, reported expulsion of, by Spanish from Island of Terranata in East Indies, 716, 721.
-, - -, English anxiety at conclusion of truce between, and Archduke, 717, 721.
-, - -, importance attached by King James to Spanish recognition of Dutch independence, 720.
-, - -, truce to be ratified by Spain in three months;
not to apply to sea, 720.
-, - -, motives of, in negotiating truce, 721.
-, - -, question of debt of two millions of gold due by, to England, as affected by truce, 721.
-, - -, terms of truce, 722, 723.
-, - -, incorporation of Flanders with, expected on Infanta's decease, 721.
-, - -, Lord Salisbury's analysis of motives of Spain in negotiating truce, 727.
-, - -, King James' interpretation of sense attached by Spain to the word “independence” as conceded to Dutch, 727.
-, - -, Archduke's scheme to reunite, with Flanders, expelling Spanish, and granting liberal government, 730.
-, - -, French negotiations for joint action with England touching, 732.
-, - -, naval victory by, over Spanish, 737, 738.
-, - -, dislike of King James to Dutch, as “rebels,” 739 (pp. 520–521).
-, - -, See also Cautionary Towns;
Neuberg, Wolfgang William, Count Palatine of, his Ambassador in England, 216 and note;
his second son in England, touching the Cleves succession, 360,
attends Chapter of “Garter,” 365.
Neuce, William, Captain, his plot against King James, 550 and note;
said to be designed to recapture Sluys, 553, 555, 556, 558, 560, 562, 565, 569, 570, 581, 599.
Neufville, Nicolas de, Seigneur de Villeroi, 64, 200;
treachery of Tes, his secretary, 212, 215, 222, 249;
discourages Venetian reliance on England, 687;
report of interviews with, touching proposed league between England, France, and Venice, 693, 711.
Neufville de Villeroi, Charles de, Marquis d'Alincourt, 671.
Neutrals, rights of, 3, 4.
Nevill, Charles, Earl of Westmorland, refugee in Spain (1588), Appendix III. (p. 533).
Neville, Sir Henry, ex-Ambassador to France, released, 22;
honoured by James I., 40.
Newman, Edward, petitions Privy Council, 23.
News Letters, 562, 624.
“News from Venice,” a broadsheet, printed in London and licensed by Archbishop, suppressed by Lord Salisbury, at request of Venetian Ambassador, 730;
text of it, 731.
Nonsuch, King at, 111;
palace of, given to Queen Anne, 118.
Norfolk, Duke of. See Howard, Thomas.
North Sea fishery, 739 (p. 522).
Northumberland, Earl of. See Percy, Henry.
Nôtre Dame, church of, 90.
Nottingham, Abraham, captain of the “Grace,” 109.
Nottingham, Earl of. See Howard, Charles.
O'Neil, Hugh, Earl of Tyrone, returns “pardon” and submits unconditionally (1603) to James I., 34;
proposes to visit England, 66;
arrives in London, popular outburst against, 78;
well received by King, but not allowed to return to Ireland, 81;
sends back Spanish subsidies, 95;
alarm of, and desire to return home, 118;
revolt (1606) of his son-in-law, 487;
Irish rising attributed to, 553.
Oatlands, co. Surrey, King at, 97, 102;
King's children at, 104;
plague appears at, children removed, 118;
King at, 248,
returns to, 396, 404.
Ocagna, prison of, 685.
Offly, Robert, of London, merchant, 129.
Offreddo, Monsignore, Papal Nuncio at Venice, 641.
Oil. See Trade.
Oldcorne, Edward, Jesuit, taken at Hindlip, 486.
Olden-Barneveldt, Jehan van, his embassy (1603) to England, 36;
expresses his hopes of French, failing English, support, 55;
meeting between, and King James, in gallery at Greenwich, 81.
Olet, Robert, English sea captain, 194.
Olororeh (?), Christopher, of Southampton, 141.
Ongari, 524, 539.
Oriago, on the Brenta, 615n.
Earl of, 69.
Orkneys, the, Danish claim to, 433, 739 (p. 519).
Ormesin, Ponte, Venice, 615n.
Orsini, Don Virginio, Duke of Bracciano, proposed Envoy to James I. from Pope, 154.
Ostend, English succour for, 34, 36;
siege pressed, but reliefs thrown in, 39;
fall of, expected in Spain, 61;
to be abandoned by England, 73;
machine for bombarding, 99 and note, 108;
pay of besiegers unpaid, 148;
splendid defences of, 180;
fall of, expected, 202, 227, 233;
reported fall of, 234;
desperate condition of, 242, 248, 251, 259;
protracted defence of, contrasted with fall of Sluys, 261;
fresh effort of defenders, 266, 268;
its fall, 278 and note.
Owen, Hugh, Gunpowder Plot conspirator, arrested in Flanders, 454, 457, 464, 487, 496, 497, 499, 501, 520;
refusal of the Archduke to surrender, 739 (p. 520).
Owen alias Littlejohn, Nicholas, his suicide after torture, 498.
Oxford, Spanish Ambassador goes to, on arrival in England, 128;
Spanish and Flemish Ambassadors lodged at Jesus College in, 136;
remarks on University of, 136;
Roman Catholic priest expelled from, 355;
imposture of “the sleeping preacher” at, 364 and note;
King's “progress” to, 404 (cf. 396), 407, 410,
his performances and anti-Papal outbreak at, 415.
-, despatches dated from, 135, 136.