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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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Padavino, Venetian Secretary of Senate, 81.

Padua, Benedictine bred at, sent to England, 77;

case of Antonio Dotto of, 169;

the Rectors in, 299;

University of, 426;

Dotto, a great family in, 524;

mentioned, 617, 622, 736.

Paget, Thomas, Lord Paget of Beaudesert, refugee (1588) in Spain, Appendix III (p. 533).

Palatine, Counts, of the Rhine, Neuberg branch of, 216n, 360.

-, Elector, Frederick, Ambassadors from (1603) in England, to request King's intercession with King of France for the Duke de Bouillon, 72;

they take leave, 78;

their request refused, 81;

catches, and forwards home, a Scottish forger, 390, 396;

backs claims of Marquis of Brandenburg to Cleves succession, 625;

Sir Henry Wotton's service at Court of, 664.

Paleocastro, in Candia, 57, 58.

Palma, 299.

Papacy, proud Bishops of denounced by James I., 22;

his fear of, 73;

detestable book against, appears in London, 93;

claim of, to absolve subjects from allegiance, 132;

King James favours a conference of theologians to discuss claims of, 136;

claim of, to Ireland, 142, 147;

claims made by, in other than spiritual matters, the cause of Cecil's determination to repress the Roman Catholic party in England, 353;

Papal support of temporal authority in England, 397n;

Papal dispensation for Henry IV.'s marriage invalid, 399;

question of power of Pope to depose Sovereigns, 486,

discourse on, by Sir Henry Wotton, 518,

by King James, 532;

oath devised to counter-act, 534, 535 and note;

Monitoria and Interdicts, weapons of, 617, 622;

book by Lord Northampton against temporal authority of, 635;

claims of, over Naples and Sicily, proposed surrender to Spain, contrary to the Bull Toties, 658.

Papacy, to enjoy the, phrase applied to James I, 73.

Papilla, Zuanne, supercargo of the Moresina, deposition by, 287.

Paris, many Scots resident in, 10;

Antonio Perez leaves, 181.

-, despatches dated from, 10, 11, 16, 17, 28, 38, 39, 63, 64, 67, 68, 86, 93, 98, 99, 100, 107, 108, 114, 124, 130, 131, 137, 138, 139, 148, 149, 154, 161, 168, 179, 183, 189, 200, 203, 206, 212, 215, 222, 228, 234, 235, 239, 240, 244, 245, 247, 249, 258, 264, 265, 270, 308, 319, 320, 327, 335, 343, 351, 359, 370, 375, 395, 402, 444, 450, 451, 455, 462, 472, 492, 506, 513, 542, 543, 590, 603, 656, 662, 671, 686, 687, 688, 693, 710, 711.

Paris, Giovanni de, master of the Geopandita, 141.

Parker, Matthew, Archbishop of Canterbury, elevates Host at Queen Elizabeth's Coronation, 69.

-, William, Lord Monteagle, 442, 475.

Parliament (1603), arches erected for Coronation in July, to be used for opening of, in October, 97.

- -, objects with which summoned, 132.

- -, postponed, on account of plague, 147.

-, (1604), summoned by proclamation deprecating the return of Roman Catholic, or Puritan members, 186.

- -, opened in State by King, with speech, 204.

- -, case of the Buckinghamshire election, 205, 207, 214.

- -, King resigns right of nominating Undertaker for, 205.

- -, question of Union with Scotland discussed in, 214.

- -, Commissioners appointed by to consider Union, 220, 227.

- -, verbatim report of speech in, on Anglo-Spanish peace, 230.

- -, bill passed in Commons, dissolving all trading monopolies, 233;

King's attitude to, 236.

- -, refuses a subsidy to King, prorogued, 238.

- -, repressive legislation introduced in Commons against Roman Catholics, 241.

- -, to be prorogued, 242;

prorogued;

King's speech;

bills against Roman Catholics and Monopolies not sanctioned, 243.

- -, reluctance of King to resort to, for supplies, 295.

- -, strength in of Puritans, 313.

- -, (1605), again prorogued, 325, 415.

- -, King's interference in elections for, 410, 415.

- -, question of Union to be withdrawn from, and subsidy to be pressed for, 433.

- -, to meet on 15 November (O.S.);

a subsidy to be asked for;

abuses in customs and the question of Monopolies to be raised in, 435.

- -, grounds of opposition by, to grant, of subsidy;

Puritan element in, 440.

- -, plot to destroy. See Gunpowder Plot.

-, (1606), penal legislation in, against Roman Catholics, expected, 483,

begun, 490.

- - -, subsidies voted in, subject to reform of King's expenditure and Household, 499,

which he defers, 526.

- -, prorogued, 532.

- -, preparations for meeting of;

expected antagonism in, to Spain, and to King's gifts to his servants, 623.

- -, opened by King;

his speech, 632.

- -, the Union pressed upon, 635,

a hopeless question, 642, 643.

- -, further legislation in, against Roman Catholics, expected, 643.

- -, adjourned without prospect of Union being carried, 652, 654.

- (1607), continues to sit, engaged only with question of Union;

member committed to Tower for speaking against, 699 and note.

- -, King's authority brought to bear on, in favour of Union, 701.

- -, direct appeal to, by owners of ship, the Trial, arrested by Spanish at Messina, 707.

- -, discussion of Union renewed in;

subject lends itself to extension of parliamentary, as opposed to Royal, authority, 713.

- -, question raised in, of damage done to English commerce by Spain;

the legality of reprisals discussed, 714, 718.

- -, King's speech to, on subject of Union;

his threat to dissolve and summon at York, or to supersede by his own absolute authority, 718.

- -, reply prepared by, to King's speech on the Union, 727.

- -, King proposes to dissolve, and to influence elections to another, 738.

- -, influence of Crown on elections to, 739 (p. 509).

Parliamentary Commissions for trial of conspirators, 101, 132 (see Raleigh);

to consider the Union with Scotland, 220, 227.

Parma, Duke of. See Farnese.

Parry (Perr), , his piracy. 53.

-, Sir Thomas, English Ambassador in Paris, 107;

an Italian scholar, 161;

communicates account of Gunpowder Plot to Henry IV., 450;

retires, 462.

Parsons (Persons, Presonio), Father Robert, Jesuit, his plot against King, said to have been disclosed by a brother Jesuit, 105;

his correspondence with Sir Anthony Standen, 188;

at Rome, 505.

Parthenio, Pietro, his cipher adopted by Council of Ten, 671n.

Patras, 7, 8;

attack on (1603), by Maltese galleys, 8;

English Consuls at, 30,

arrested by Venetians, 47, 48, 50,

imprisoned by English Ambassador, 133;

a resort of pirates, 322, 448;

English Consul at, in league with pirates, 681.

Paul IV., Pope, 555.

Paul V., Pope (Camillo Borghese) (1605), proposes to send Jesuits to England, 412.

-, - -, requests Venetian Government to further interests of Roman Catholics in England, 430.

-, - -, his instructions to Roman Catholics in England not to resist law, 432.

-, - -, his connivance suspected in the Gunpowder plot, 443,

anxiety of Nuncio in Paris, 450, 472;

alleged proof, 510.

-, - -, dispenses Dr. Whorwelle from residence, 459.

-, - -,(1606), reported decision of, to excommunicate King James, 463.

-, - -, his offer, through Nuncio in Paris, to have conspirators in Gunpowder plot arrested, if found in Papal States, 472.

-, - -, his quarrel with Venice, 482, 505, 519. See under Venice.

-, - -, English spies about, report his relations with Jesuits, 505.

-, - -, Cecil's estimate of, 532.

-, - -, his Venetian policy studied in England, 537,

causes apprehension of aggressions at English expense, 538, 547.

-, - -, Spanish support for, in Venetian quarrel, 552, 560, 561, 564, 569, 577.

-, - -, his supposed Agent in England, 578.

-, - -, his Bull, prohibiting Roman Catholics in England to take oath of allegiance, or resort to English Church services, 578 and note.

-, - -, raises money and troops against Venice, 580, 582;

appoints Duke of Parma his general, 588;

Venetian account of his preparations, 591;

Duke of Savoy desires to be made general of, 594;

an accord difficult, 596;

further preparations of, 600;

English officer in service of, 600, 601, 602.

-, - -, alliance against, between Venice, Denmark, and German Princes, suggested by English, 617.

-, - -, Sir Henry Wotton's views as to his conduct, the Doge's reply;

his pamphlets due to the race of friars, priests, and parasites of the Court of Rome, idle by nature, 622.

-, - -, an accommodation between, and Venice anticipated, 625, 628, 635.

-, - -, Venetian terms for compromise with, 633.

-, - -, his negotiation with Sir Henry Wotton, 641.

-, - -, Spain raises troops to assist, 651.

-, - (1607), responsible, by stirring up discord in Christendom, for conclusion of peace by Empire with the Turks, 654.

-, - -, alleged Spanish proposal to, to surrender claims of Church over Naples and Sicily, for cash payment, 658.

-, - -, contracts with Englishman for supply of gunpowder, 658.

-, - -, his position, as against Venice, condemned in Scotland, 659.

-, - -, Spanish preparations to aid by force, 661.

-, - -, requests loan of English officer from Spain, 661, 673.

-, - -, brief addressed by, to Roman Catholics in England, 666, 667, 675, 689.

-, - -, secures services of an expert in cipher, 671.

-, - -, in view of his continued armaments, encouraged by Spain, Venice notifies France and England of desire for alliance, 672, 673.

-, - -, Duke of Lerma's declaration of, Spanish determination to support, 679.

-, - -, France disposed to disregard, in view of Spanish preparations in Italy, 684.

-, - -, troops raised for, in Flanders;

Dutch satisfaction at, 689.

-, - -, French policy towards, contrasted with English, in either case Spain being aimed at, 690.

-, - -, King James on French attitude towards, 691.

-, - -, disinclination of France to break with, 693.

-, - -, maintains his pretensions, against Venice, 695.

-, - -, terms negotiated for, with Venice, declined, 704, 705.

-, - -, contracts for supply of gunpowder, 708.

-, - -, Henry IV. of France suggests his inclusion in a Franco-Venetian league,710.

-, - -, accommodation between, and Venice, arrived at, 715, 720, 720A, 720B.

Paul, Father, of Venice. See Sarpi.

Pazzo, Lambriano, letter to, 30.

Pearl. See Ships.

Pearson, Richard, English merchant in Zante, 59.

Peerage, Scottish, English refusal to incorporate with English, 214.

Pensioners, Band of Gentlemen, captaincy of, taken from Earl of Northumberland and conferred on Lord Suffolk, 547;

expense of maintenance of, 739 (p. 508).

Penzo, Francesco, of Chioggia, master of the Grassa, deposition by, 286.

Perastina, 494.

Percy, Allan, knight, brother of the Earl of Northumberland, 160;

his services as Colonel of English levies desired by Spanish;

he is forbidden to serve, 369, 385;

arrested, 547 and note.

-, Dorothy, Countess of Northumberland, sponsor to Queen's daughter, 368;

received by King James;

begs her husband may stand his trial, 457.

-, Henry, Earl of Northumberland, banished the Court by Queen Elizabeth, sworn of the Privy Council (1603), 34;

his brother, 160;

his relationship to the conspirator, Thomas Percy, 442;

suspected of connivance in plot, 443, 445, 447;

committed to Tower, 454;

his enmity to Cecil, 454, 457, 474;

claims trial by his peers, 457;

clears himself, 474;

his release expected, 523;

heavily fined and sentenced to be imprisoned for life;

his connexion with plot established, 547.

-, Lucy, Lady, 665n.

-, Thomas, conspirator, 442, 443, 445, 446, 447, 454, 475.

Perez Antonio, leaves France for England, 181;

arrives at Dover, but is detained there, and returns to France, 192,

owing to Spanish representations, 200;

his case, 497, 553.

Persons, Father. See Parsons.

Pert, Nicholas, his murder, 371, 387, 400, 409, 417, 419, 421, 447, 615n.

Perth, Earl of. See Drummond.

Pervis, , farmer of the salt pans in Cyprus, 134.

Peso sootile, or Venetian light weight, 35 and note.

Petre, John, Lord Petre of Writtle, Coronation peerage, 105n.

Peutres, Edward, representations on behalf of, to Venice, 730.

Philip II., his personal quarrel with Queen Elizabeth, 73;

his struggle with England like that of giants against heaven, 142;

respects the Adriatic, 577.

Philip III. of Spain (1606), proposes to change title of Catholic King

for Defender of the Faith, 521.

- -, his letter to Pope, touching quarrel with Venice, 552, 560, 561, 564, 569, 577, 591, 594.

- (1607), daughter born, to, 571.

- -, resents proposition of match between House of Savoy and Stuarts, 663.

- -, his concern as to election of King of the Romans, 673.

- -, would pawn his very person rather than allow the Vicar of Christ to be ill treated, 679.

Picardy, Henry IV. in, 38, 64;

open to Spanish attack, 90.

Piccoli, 598.

Piedmont, Prince of, Spanish proposal to betroth to Elizabeth (of Bohemia), 81.

Piers, William (John), deposition as to piracy of, 21;

order by Grand Signor concerning, 42;

in list of pirates calling at Tunis, 53;

owners of his ship arrested, 72;

return home of some of his crew, himself reported at Milo, 78;

sails into Plymouth, 87;

his arrest at suit of Venetian Agent, 87;

Venetian Senate directs his prosecution, 94;

arrested, Venetian Agent in England writes of torture for him, 96;

his life in prison, 97;

his case mentioned to King, 102, 166;

included in general pardon, 166, 170;

his execution insisted on by King, 170;

money offered by, to escape hanging, 181, 187.

Pigott, Sir Christopher, M.P., committed to Tower, for speaking against Union, 699.

Pihder, Paul, representations by Cecil on behalf of, to Venetian Government, 193, 403.

Pinner, Nicolo, English officer, to take service with Venice, 582, 588;

gold collar presented to, 597;

is presented to the Doge, 600;

mentioned, 611, 622.

Piperi, Januli, Venetian Consul at Melos, despatch from to the Venetian Ambassador in Turkey, 494.

Piracy, (1603), enemy's (Spanish) goods taken out of neutral (French) bottom, 3, 4.

- -, French ship plundered by English, goods sold to Turks, 7.

- -, Venetian ship twice plundered by English, once by ship of Royal Navy, 9.

- -, Consul da Mosto's case (see Vol. IX.), 13.

- -, English captain arrested by Turks for plundering Venetian ship, 14, 15, 24, 25, 26, 27, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54,

executed by Venetians, 65, 156.

- -, Sherley, Thomas, case of, 19, 56.

- -, the Balbiana, case of, taken by ship of Rochelle, with mixed Dutch, English, and French crew, 20, 166, 174.

- -, Venetian ship taken by William Piers, 21.

- -, Whitbrook, Hugh, alleged piracy by, 23.

- -, Turkish action for suppression of, 29, 41.

- -, lucrative nature of, 41.

- -, English Consul's connivance in, 47.

- -, list of English pirates in Levant, 53.

- -, caution money exacted by Venetians at Zante from English ships leaving, to check, 57, 60, 498.

- -, English pirates captured by Venetians, 57, 59.

- -, return home of English pirates on accession of James I., 69.

- -, officially discountenanced by Turks, privately encouraged, 71.

- -, English Privy Council implicated in, 72.

- -, Venetian Agent in England protests against, 72.

- -, Turkish embassy to England touching, 74, 116, 161.

- -, Venetian action to suppress, in England;

Piers' return home, 78, 79,

his arrest, 87, 102, 166, 170, 181, 187.

- -, Turkish Governor of Modon to be hung for abetting, 84, 103.

- -, profits of Beglierbey of Tunis from encouraging, 85.

- -, quarrel between Governor of Zante and the Sanjak of the Morea over person of alleged pirate, 88, 89.

- -, capture of English ship by French privateer as alleged pirate, 88, 115, 126.

- -, by Dutch, 91.

- -, Capudan Pasha evades request to suppress, 92.

- -, arrest of English merchants at Salonica as concerned in, 103.

- -, English bribes to Turkish officials touching, 103, 115.

- -, Captain Tomkins of Southampton, case of, 125, 128, 132, 141, 145, 166, 170.

- -, English pirates on coast of Barbary, at Tunis, &c, 125;

their exclusion from, the best remedy, 170.

- -, English offer (78) to send Royal ship inside Straits of Gibraltar to arrest pirates not carried out, 125, 166, 170, 208.

- -, the Angel, case of, wrongly arrested by Venetians as pirate, 129.

- -, action by Grand Signor to suppress, 134.

- -, English official connivance at, King James' anger, 141, 145, 166, 169, 181.

- -, text of King James' proclamation against, 146.

- -, fine seamanship of English pirates in Levant, 152.

- -, cases of, by English, 152, 153.

- -, insufficient protection against, by Venetian fleet, 153, 176.

- -, by French, under English flag, 154.

- -, revenge by English, for execution of pirates at Zante, 156.

- -, caution money to be required of ship leaving England, 166, 208.

- -, the Lord High Admiral's apology for;

the Spanish war its cause, 167, 221.

- -, pirates sentenced to death at Southampton, 174.

- -, (1604), by English, reported, 176.

- -, six pirates hung in England, at Southampton, 181, 187.

- -, English merchantmen, accused of smuggling, threaten Zante, 194, 198.

- -, Turkish prize taken by English from Maltese privateer, 195, 196, 197.

- -, satisfaction of Venetian government at measures taken against, in England, 208.

- -, Capt. John King's jest with the Podest in Istria, a piratical act, 210, 225, 236, 248, 403, 419, 420, 422.

- -, English privateers taken by French pirate, 211.

- -, English pirate, commander Vespasian Saier, with prize, chased into Modon by Venetian Admiral, 218, 224;

the prize surrendered by Turks, 226;

the commander rescued by populace, 231.

- -, Englishmen blow un their own ship rather than surrender, 219.

- -, Venetian representations concerning, 220, 221.

- -, reparation for, to be sought either by civil action or by criminal prosecution;

Venetian objections to the alternative endorsed by King James, 221.

- -, English merchantmen cleared for action at Malamocco, crews arrested, 225.

- -, English pirate arrested by Turkish official at Modon, rescued by populace, 231.

- -, Englishmen, banished from home, take to piracy on coasts of Barbary, arrested by Turks, released by Beglierbey of Algiers and commissioned by him on basis of half plunder;

offended by Turkish militia, they enter service of Grand Duke of Tuscany, and on his instructions, destroy Turkish galleys, &c, 216, 220, 223, 236,

full account, 237.

- -, pressure brought to bear by Venetians on Sanjak of the Morea to hang English pirates, 252, 253, 254, 255.

- -, Turkish Governors of Coron and Modon receive orders not to shelter pirates, 262, 263.

- -, Sanjak consents to hanging of English pirates;

their execution at Zante, 269,

English revenge for, 302.

- -, Turkish crews, from Tunis, aboard English pirates, 271, 272.

- -, English merchantman attacked by Venetian Admiral, for refusing to acknowledge his flag and right of search, 273, 315, 328, 331, 339.

- -, depositions of masters and supercargos of four vessels attacked by English pirates, 284, 285, 286, 287.

- -, English corsairs enter Dutch service on conclusion of peace between England and Spain, 292, 331.

- -, caution money exacted by Governor of Zante, against smuggling and piracy, from English vessels, 298.

- -, Governor of Zante's property destroyed, his majolica broken, the cage birds of his women kind killed, &c, by English pirates, for the sake of the Englishmen hung by him, 302, 303, 336, 338, 339, 352.

- -, English ship captured after seven years' piracy, 311.

- (1605), English demand for discrimination on part of Venetians between pirates and honest merchantmen, 321.

- -, exclusion of pirates from Turkish ports demanded by Venetians, 322.

- -, the Sultan of Turkey, for his amusement, causes three pirates to be dashed head foremost on the ground and then flung into the sea, 329.

- -, Englishmen enter Dutch service, with view of practising piracy in Levant;

caution money to be exacted by Dutch, 331.

- -, Turkish correspondence relating to, 358.

- -, proposed regulations for English merchantmen meeting Venetian galleys in Venetian waters, the penalty of disobedience to be arrested as pirates, 371, 376, 377, 380, 381, 403, 404, 407, 417, 419, 420, 421, 422, 429, 439.

- -, English merchantmen arrested by Turks as pirate, 437, 466,

burnt in dock, 470.

- -, (1606), Turkish alarm at increase of piracy, 466, 470.

- -, English ship taken by Savoyards, 470.

- -, piracy at Alexandretta, 477.

- -, piracy at expense of English by ships of Malta and Savoy, 494.

- -, prize brought into Sapienza by English, 634, 639.

-, (1607), Frenchman, from Toulon, guilty of, at expense of Venetians, posted at English ports, 655.

- -, the Liona burnt by pirates, Turkish refusal of redress, 676;

goods out of, bought by English, instance of official connivance at piracy, 681,

further action touching, 700.

- -, closing of Turkish ports to English only cure for, 681.

- -, ship from Nauplia, already plundered by a Savoyard, again plundered by English and taken to Barbary, 681.

- -, similar case, the Englishman flying the Flemish flag, carrying a few Turks, the rest English, 682.

- -, shipping at Modon blockaded by pirates, ships (one English) sent to the rescue from Zante, 697.

- -, English ship, the Trial, arrested at Messina on suspicion of, 707;

release demanded, 714,

released, 718.

Pirat or sea-rover, 146.

Pirona. See Ships.

Pizzamani, ship belonging to the, plundered by French pirate, 655.

Plague, the (1603), 55, 66, 69, 72 bis, 78, 81, 91 bis, 96, 97;

attacks Royal Household, 113, 118, 128;

abates in London, 118;

increases in virulence, 125, 128, 132;

death from, at Oxford, 136;

moral effects of, 136;

appears at Winchester, 142;

hinders English trade with France, 145;

delays meeting of Parliament, 147;

effect of, on collection of taxes, and trade of London, 158;

diminishes in London, thanks to cold (December), 167, 172, 175;

revives (1604), 186,

decreases, 188, 190, 199, 201, 204, 207, 213,

revives, 217, 220, 223, 227;

diminishes, 233, 236;

bad in country, 238;

nearly extinct in town, 242, 248, 251, 259;

raging in country, St. Bartholomew's Fair to be forbidden on account of, 261;

the fair held, 268;

death rate from, 266,

abates, 268,

rises in town and country, increased by Fair, causes abandonment of Royal Progress, 274;

deaths from, 278, 288, 291;

supposed (1605) revival of, proves to be small-pox, 435;

revives (1606), 553, 556, 560, 564;

appears in Scotland, 564;

stationary, 566;

on increase, 569,

drives Court away from London, 583, 596;

at Hampton Court, 599;

had ceased, 623;

threatens (1607) to revive, Court leaves town to avoid, 727.

Plantagenet, Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, 230.

Plymouth, return of buccaneers to, 78, 87, 170;

ship of, 225;

quarrel in, of Dutch and Dunquerquers, 352;

Jesuits executed at, 596.

Poland, Ambassador from, to England, 145,

arrives, 164,

banquetted, 182,

obtains leave to raise, recruits in England, 193;

Agent of Duke Charles, uncle of King of, in London, 199,

refused audience, 202;

Jesuit disturbances in, 547;

war between, and Duke Charles of Sweden, 583;

English relations with, 739 (p. 519).

Polino (Polognia), 494 and note.

Ponte. See Ships.

Ponte, Agostin dal, 91.

Pontois, John, master of the Marita, 309, 314, 318.

Pope. See Clement VIII.

- See Paul V.

Popham, John, order to, from King, to arrest anti-Scottish swaggerers, 217n.

Porcupine, defence of Ostend called, 227.

Portsmouth, return of buccaneers to, 78, 135;

Venetian Ambassadors arrive at, 159, 465.

Portugal, Queen Elizabeth's policy of attack on Spain through, 34.

-, alleged redemption of Portuguese subjects by Sir Anthony Sherley in Morocco, 631.

-, alleged frauds in, of Sir Anthony Sherley, 670.

-, Don Antonio of. See Antonio.

-, Don Sebastian of. See Sebastian.

Posevino, Antonio, Jesuit, in Venice, 505;

his work, according to Sir Henry Wotton, published under the name of Cominuoli, or Cominicoli, 641.

Postnati, question of the, or automatic Union of England and Scotland, 307, 713. See also Union.

Portuguese Indies. See Indies, East.

Prague, despatch dated from, 382.

Precedence among Ambassadors in England:

-, of Saxony, Brandenburg, and Burgundy over Venetian, 40.

-, of the Archdukes of Flanders over Venetian, 91.

-, of Savoy over the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 182, 185.

-, refusal of King James to decide question, as between France and Spain, 201, 204, 216, 312, 325.

-, of the Ambassador Venice over Ulric, Duke of Holstein, 323.

-, violent dispute between Ambassadors of France and Spain as to, 332;

the action of the French Ambassador endorsed by orders from home, 660.

-, Ambassador of the Archduke ordered not to yield precedence to Venice, 365;

the like orders given to their Ambassador by the Republic, 378,

received, 396;

the question discussed at length;

the Archduke's claim based on his succession to the rights of the Dukes of Burgundy, 502.

-, Venetian Ambassador seeks the King's arbitrament on his claim, 510;

renewed instructions to him from home on the point, 514;

despatch from him, on his intrigues touching, 515;

explains his case to the King, 516;

Sir Henry Wotton's remarks on, at Venice, 524;

audience with King touching, delayed, 526;

conversation with French Ambassador as to, 527;

communication concerning, by Senate, to Sir Henry Wotton, 529;

interviews between the Ambassador and both the King and Lord Salisbury concerning, 531;

question still undecided, 537;

Sir Henry Wotton's account of, 539,

the Doge's reply, 540, 541.

-, claim by King James for precedence of his representative in Paris over Papal Nuncio, 542.

-, Venetian precedence over Arch-duke, device for overcoming difficulty, 544, 546;

thanks to the Venetian Ambassador from his government, for his firmness in matter, 557;

further report on, 563;

Sir Henry Wotton's comments, 565.

-, of France over Spain, renewed trouble as to, 563.

-, King of Denmark, upon English example, refuses to discriminate between France and Spain, 583.

-, continued insistence of Venetian Ambassador on his claim, 585;

is received by Queen Anne before the Archduke's Ambassador, 589,

and similarly by the King, 683.

-, historical review of the matter by Ambassador Molin;

the refusal of King James to come to any decision on the point, 739 (p. 523).

President, Lord, in Scotland. See Elphinstone, James.

-, of the Council. See Stuart, Lodovic.

Presonio, Father. See Parsons.

Press, of seamen in Kent, 97.

Prevesa, 303.

Primate of England to be primate of Great Britain, 312.

Prisons, Venetian, 5.

Prioli, Ruberto di, of the Supreme Court, 616.

Priuli, Antonio, Venetian Senator, 555.

-, Francesco, Venetian Ambassador in Spain, despatch from, to Doge and Senate, 296, 310, 317, 326, 346, 354, 357, 362, 366, 372, 383, 386, 392, 393, 398, 399, 405, 413, 428, 434, 438, 452, 460, 467, 468, 480, 488, 495, 496, 500, 501, 520, 558, 559, 571, 581, 607, 631, 638, 647, 653, 663, 668, 670, 678, 679, 685, 698, [Piero] 703, 709, 734.

-, Piero, Venetian Ambassador in France, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 450, 451, 455, 462, 472, 492, 506, 513, 542, 543, 545, 586, 590, 603, 656, 662, 671, 686, 687, 688, 693, 710, 711.

Privy Council, English (1603), action by, touching nomination of heir to throne, 6.

-, - -, Scots admitted to, 22, 55.

-, - -, petition to, 23.

-, - -, attend proclamation of King James I., 32.

-, - -, significance of English appointments to, 34.

-, - -, alarm of members of, at King's resentment at his mother's execution;

their justification, 40.

-, - -, interested individually in privateering ventures, 72.

-, - -, divided on Spanish policy of King, 73.

-, - -, details of bribery by Spain of Scottish members of, 83.

-, - -, orders by, to judge of Admiralty Court to interview the Venetian Secretary touching a case in which the Venetian Republic was concerned, 97.

-, - -, device of, to secure absence from, of Scottish rivals, 97,

or to bribe them, 101.

-, - -, opposition by Protestant members of, to Queen Anne's influence, on ground of her reputed religion, 111.

-, - -, Spanish bribes for, 112, 139.

-, - -, neglect of, by M. de Rosny, 139, 141.

-, - -, policy of, in matter of piracy, 170.

-, - -, (1604), Spanish bribes for, 186, 189,

and French, 191.

-, - -, intervention of, in Buckinghamshire election, 205, 207, 214.

-, - -, of the King's religion, 213.

-, - -, jealousy in Scotland of Scottish members of, 227.

-, - -, action by, to prevent sale, out of England, of big ships rendered useless by conclusion of peace with Spain, 236, 238.

-, - -, King guided by, 274.

-, - -, Venetian Ambassador proposes to bribe, 274.

-, - -, (1605), Lord Suffolk's friends in, support him against the Levant Company in the matter of his farm of the Currant Tax, 340.

-, - -, King, out of consideration for his health, delegates his authority to, in writing, 341.

-, - -, advocacy of toleration by Puritan members of, 347.

-, - -, members of, take the Communion with King;

list of absentees drawn up, 360.

-, - -, enforcement of Recusancy laws left to, 373.

-, - -, book suppressed by order of, 374, cf. 368.

-, - -, names of Spanish pensioners in, communicated to King by Sir Charles Cornwallis, 399;

the King's views on subject, 404.

-, - -, Spaniards conduct their business through members of, in Spanish pay, 434.

-, - -, dread of parliamentary discussion by members of, interested in customs and monopolies, 435.

-, - -, (1606), sold to Spain, in opinion of King Henry IV. of France, 586.

-, - -, (1607), Dutch demand for help, backed by threat of coming to terms with Spain, considered by, in King's absence, 669.

-, - -, opposition by Spanish party in, to issue of letters of marque against Spain, 674.

-, - -, protest by, against King's absence from town, during negotiations for Union, 701.

-, - -, venality of, causes owners of the Trial, arrested by Spanish, to appeal direct to Parliament, 707.

-, - -, reproached by King as in receipt of Spanish bribes, 717.

-, - -, essay on the powers of, 739 (pp. 508509).

- (Scottish), formed, 97.

- (Venetian). See Council of Ten.

Privy Seal Bonds, money borrowed on, 261,

proposed repayment by subsidy, 415.

Progresses, Royal, 223, 238, 246;

abandoned on account of plague, 274;

to Oxford, 396, 404, 407, 410, 415, 416;

usual annual, 566,

to Salisbury, 573, 578, 583.

Prophecying, a disease, 341.

Protestant, contrasted with Calvinist, 22;

the name to cover both Calvinists and Puritans, King James' proposal, 206.

Provence, 90.

Pule, Captain. See Bully.

Pun, by Sir Henry Wotton, 471 and note.

Puritans, condemned as a very plague by James I., 22;

presence in Parliament deprecated by proclamation, 186;

pestilent sect, 199;

to be called Protestants, 206;

mentioned, 243;

proclamation issued for their submission to the Bishops, 251;

a cursed sect, petition by, to King at Royston, taken by him as almost an act of rebellion, their strength in Parliament, 313;

danger feared from, some account of, 341,

required to submit to Bishops, King's determination to suppress, 347,

their resentment, 352, 355;

Haydock's imposture fathered on, 368;

their strength in Parliament, 440;

King asserts his prerogative by issuing constitutions against, 738;

principal opponents of the Union, in England, of this party, 738;

their distinctive principles and power, 739 (p. 511). See also Conformity.

Purple broad cloth, 309.

Purveyance, grievance of, 440 and note.

Pyrrhon the Sceptic, 518.