Index: B

Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 11, 1607-1610. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1904.

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Baden, Diet of, mentioned, 820.

-, Margrave of. See William.

Badoer, Gregorio, Venetian Resident in Turin, despatches from, to the Doge and Senate, 570, 579.

-, Marc' Antonio, in comamnd of the Great Galleys of Venice, captures bertons, 211, 212. See Gradenigo.

Badoero. —, Ambassador from the Palatine of Neuburg, 710.

Bagshot, King at, 658.

Bailo, or Consul, 468 note.

-, at Constantinople. See Ambassadors, &c., Venetian, in Turkey.

“Balba”. See Ships.

Balbi, Nicolo, report by, to Senate, 193.

“Balbiana”. See Ships.

Baldwin, William, the Jesuit, Lord Cranborne to be held hostage against, 727 note.

Balemerinoch, Lord. See Elphinstone.

Ball, John, his plot mentioned, 335 and note.

-, -, master of the 'Amethyst,' 418.

Balsac d' Entragues, Catherine Henriette, Marquise de Verneuil, permitted to remain in France by the Queen-Regent, as dear to the late King, 927.

Balsamo, Giovanni, owner of the 'Liona,' repudiates the Bailo's expenses; 199, 219–226, 247, 258.

Baltimore, piracy from, 319 note.

Bancroft, Richard, Archbishop of Canterbury, investigates origin of libel on the King, 536;

orders the “Archpriest's” defence to be printed, 786.

Bantam, Truce to be notified in, 641 (Cf. 617).

Barbarigo, Gregorio, Venetian Ambassador in Savoy, reports evening meeting with the Duke in the park, who urges Venice to attack the Milanese, 883;

letter to, from Pietro Gritti, describing fracas between Ambassador Foscarini and the Spanish Ambassador, 910;

his news the first to reach Venice of the murder of King Henry IV, 915.

-, -, despatches from, to the Doge and Senate, 755, 824, 828, 831, 835, 849, 859, 862, 872, 873, 879, 883, 911, 912, 963.

Barbary, Englishmen, in the service of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, prisoners in, 2;

ports on coast of, haunted by Ward, the bucaneer, 34;

Sir Anthony Shirley's service in, 66, 77;

the Morea becoming as bad as, for piracy, 258;

sugar from Lisbon discharged in, 313;

pirate ship captured in, by the Knights of Malta, 450;

French sugar sent from, by English pirates, for sale in England, 503;

quarrel between Turks and English on pirate barton from, 514;

pirate bertons from, in the Archipelago, 514, 515;

Dutch ships sent to, against pirates, and to open trade with the Turk, 575;

sufferings of the Moriscoes on the coast of, 718;

plundered goods bought in, 728;

Sir Francis Verney in poverty and debt to the Turks in, 894 (p. 481);

“three Barbary galleys” take and burn an English Bertoncin, 956.

- See also Africa.

Barberini, Maffeo, Cardinal, 243 note.

Barcelona, despatch dated at, 932.

Barclay, Jean de, to convey the “Premonition” to Lorraine, Bavaria and Savoy, 527 and note;

a work by his father on Temporal Authority to appear, 527;

to take the book to Switzerland and Venice, 536,

translates it, 539 and note;

his father's book appears, 555;

leaves Turin without presenting the book. 579,

after “reiterated efforts,” 585,

the Pope's satisfaction, 590;

the Emperor declines to receive;

the Duke of Saxony and King Matthias receive, and accept letters from, though declining the book brought by, 714.

Barges, the Royal, 344, 373, 821.

Barker, Robert, Proclamation printed by, 123.

Barneveldt. See Olden-Barneveldt.

-, —, pensioner of Rotterdam, brother of Olden-Barneveldt, appointed Fishery Commissioner to England, 763 note, 821 note,

from Rotterdam, 838.

Baroni, Don Vittorio, his assassination, 739 note.

Basadonna, Alvise, reports by, to Senate, 193, 211, 212, 538.

Basilikondoron. See 'Instructio aurea.'

Basing, co. Hants, Queen at, 588.

Bassano, booksellers of, forbidden to sell the “Pruritanus,” 622.

Bastille, the, prisoner sent to, 365.

Bath, Order of the, creations in, 936, 945, 954.

Battaglia, Sir Henry Wotton visits, for change of air, 20.

Bavaria, Lord Roos going to the Court of, 468 (p. 253);

the “Premonition” sent to, 527, 539,

and rejected in, 714.

-, Duke and Elector of. See Maximilian.

Bear and bull baiting, witnessed by the Queen at Greenwich, 535.

Beaulieu. See Bullion.

Beauregard, —. serving on Florentine galleon, 383.

Becher, Beecher. William, Secretary to Sir George Carew, English Ambassador in France, letters from, in Paris, cited in notes to, 774, 813.

Bedeburg, Bredeban, Bredebent, Bredemberg, Bredeberg, Brendenberg, defeat at, of the “Possessioners'” troops by the Archduke Leopold's 836, 838, 853, 856, 857, 880, 894.

Bedell, Dr. William, afterwards Bishop of Kilmore, Chaplain at Venice to Sir Henry Wotton, 13 and note, 51 note;

chest of books forwarded to, from England, arrested at Venice, by the Inquisition, 200 and note;

complaints touching the books, and concerning lectures by, made by the Roman authorities, 230, 231, 287;

allusion to his influence with Roman Catholic ecclesiastics in Venice, 497 (p. 270). 527.

Bedford, Countess of. See Russell, Lucy.

Beer licences, right of the Privy Council to enforce, denied, 404.

Beitag. See Pittag.

Belgensgrave, Lord of. See Vandermyle.

Bellarmin, Robert, Cardinal, his testimony in favour of Father Paul, 30 and note (see Errata);

his letter to the “Archpriest” Blackwell, re oath of allegiance, 117 note.

replied to by King James, 168, 177;

the Archpriest asserts right to take the oath, in letters to, 203;

his answer as “Mathæus Tortus,” to King James, 340 and note,

with revelations of former overtures by the King to Rome, 354, 360, 363, 373;

King James's reply to, 420, 430, 463, 484, 484A.;

Bishop Andrews' reply to, 527;

reply to, by the English bishops, appears, 555;

Sir Henry Wotton's observations on, 562;

his books better known in England than Italy, 592.

their circulation in Venice, 617 (p. 337);

completes his reply to King James's book, 703.

found “quite modest” by the King, 728;

copy of his reply forwarded by Lord Salisbury to the King, 738,

“very moderate,” 744,

prohibited in England, the King's copy guarded while being bound;

the Bishop of Ely to reply to, 786.

Bellegno, Giusti Antonio, “Captain of the Galleon,” instructions to by the Doge, 286.

Bellin Christian von, Ambassador of Brandenburg to France and England, received by King James, 658,

leaves without waiting for the Counts Solms, 665,

reports himself in Düsseldorf, 717 and note.

“Bellina”. See Ships.

Belluno, the booksellers of, forbidden to sell the “Pruritanus,” 622.

Bembo —, “Procurators,” 606.

Benedetti, Monsignore, to reply to English book against Papal usurpations, 304.

Benedictine monk executed. See Jarves.

“Benediction”. See Ships.

Benett, Hugh, master of the “Tiger,” 950.

Bens. See Binche.

Bentivoglio, Monsignore Guide, Papal Nuncio at Brussels, 377.

Berche, Monsieur. See Berkes.

Berg. See Rheinberg.

-, Duchy of. See Düsseldorf.

Bergamo, dispatch to Venetian Governor in, 103.

Bergen op Zoom, proposal to hold Truce Conference at, 373;

Deputies of States to meet at, while the truce is negotiated at Antwerp, 426, 453, 457, 463, 466;

truce accepted by Deputies at, 466.

Berkes, Berche, Jehan, Doctor of Law, Councillor, “Pensioner,” of Dortrecht. sent on mission to England, 31 and note;

his negotiations, 34, 36;

entertained in city, 37;

leaves England, 43;

appointed Ambassador to England, on the affair of Cleves, 763 note, 821 and note.

Berlin, the Elector of Brandenburg visited at, by the King of Denmark, 875.

Bermudas, English ship, bound for Virginia, wrecked off, 752 note.

Bernardini, Piero, and Paulo his son, frauds by, on the Venetian Mint, 680.

Bernardo, Francesco, Assessor at Venice, 606.

-, Nicolo, of Aleppo, 281.

Berneri, Hieronymus, Bishop of Ascoli, “Cardinal d'Ascoli,” protests against Sir Henry Wotton's presence in Venice, 13;

Venetian Ambassador in Rome receives thanks of Senate for his reply to, 16.

Bernier, —, his case, 521 and note.

Berny, M. de. See Bruslart.

Bertoncin, an English, 956.

Bertons, bought for the Venetian Government, 23;

piracy by English, in Spanish waters, 28;

piracy by, under Florentine flag, 33;

English, take the 'Soderina,' 34;

damage by English, in the Levant, 43;

the “Corsaletta” called a, 72;

English pirate, at Tunis, 74;

Turkish complaint against English, under flag of Grand Duke of Tuscany, 93;

Venetian ship converted into a, 106;

Dutch, join Ward, 129;

Tuscan, seize English merchantman, 200, 202, 641;

taken, by Venetian Fleet, 211, 212, 248;

English, taken by pirates, 319;

pirate, 348;

damage by the Grand Duke's to English shipping in the Levant, 360, 363;

fitting out at Havre, 365;

value of booty on, 401;

proposal to police the Mediterranean with, 459;

English, taken by Ward, 500;

pirate, with mixed crew;

the English kill the Turks, 514;

burnt, 630;

an English, arrives at Candia, from Venice, 766;

Spanish, 773;

English, arrive at Constantinople, 860, 886,

well-armed, Turkish suspicions of them, 908;

piracy by English, 913;

“Westerling bertons,” 940.

Berwick, monk from, executed, 237 note.

Bescapé, Charles, Bishop of Novara, 676.

Béthune, M. de, appointed Governor of Breda, “with his regiment of French,” 555.

Béthune, Maximilian de, Marquis de Rosny, Due de Sully, in consultation on Dutch affairs, 272;

desired by King to become Catholic, with offer of Mdlle. de Vendome in marriage for his son;

declines, 383,

thus troubled at the instigation of the Nuncio and Jesuits, 385, 436;

Don Pedro di Toledo quarrels with, 446:

“in full favour”;

the Jesuits in disgrace, 474,

thanks to his action, 519;

admits the justice of the Venetian complaint against the French Consulate in Syria, 532;

advises war over Juliers, 568;

anxious to declare war at once against Spain, on behalf of the Duke of Savoy in Italy, 694,

opposes war in Italy, 784;

present at Council of War, 788;

informs the Venetian Ambassador of French displeasure at the failure of Venice to respond to overtures for an attack on Milan;

he sets out the virtues of the opportunity, 818;

horsing the artillery, 852.

Biaggio, —, from the Marches, servant of Sir Anthony Sherley, betrays him, 249.

Bible, with Calvin's notes, prohibited book, 445,

introduced into Italy, 501.

Biblioteca Palatina, in Germany, 241 (p. 129).

Biffi, Gian Domenico, Venetian Consul at Lepanto, complaints of, 222.

Binche, Bens, the Archdukes retire to, 539.

Binny, Captain, a renegade, practising piracy from Tunis, 268.

Biondo, —, conveys heretical books from Paris into Italy;

goes to England as a heretic, 465.

Birch, “Court and Times of James the First,” cited in notes to, p. xix., 320, 374, 381, 426, 446, 449, 466, 497, 513, 539.

-, “Life of Henry, Prince of Wales,” cited in notes to, 511, 546, 68, 774.

Birkett, George, appointed by Papal Bull to succeed George Blackwell as “Archpriest,” 215 note;

his name not known to Government;

anxiety to discover, as responsible for guidance of Roman Catholics in country, 240.

Bishop, Bisshopp, Edward, a buccaneer, 268;

pirate at Tunis, 415 note, 575 note;

“proclaimed archpirate,” for attacking and capturing ship of Royal Navy, and killing her captain, 734 and note.

Bisutti, Alvise, his case, 521 note.

Bitonto, Pasquale da, of Ancona, his attempt on Father Paul, 83.

“Black Lion”. See Ships.

Blackwell, George, the “Archpriest,” his arrest for not taking the oath of supremacy;

his “legatine powers”;

his perilous position, 25;

examined touching the Earl of Northumberland's connexion with Gunpowder Plot, 31;

takes the oath of supremacy, 37,

satisfaction thereat, 59;

Pope's design to supersede, 86;

Pope's indignation with, 117;

Cardinal Bellarmin's letter to, ibid, note, replied to by King James, 168;

asserts in letters to the Cardinal, a modified form of the King's opinions, 203;

deposed by Papal Bull, 215 and note;

his example causes perplexity and schism, 239;

his name mentioned in the title of the “Apology,” 484A.;

“the famous Archpriest” alluded to, by Sir Henry Wotton, 562;

publishes his defence;

it is printed by order of the Archbishop of Canterbury;

his easy confinement, with stipend from the King, 786.

Blanchefort, Charles de, Sire de Créquy et de Canaples, son-in-law of Marshal Lesdiguières, kills the Duke of Savoy's brother in duel, 835 and note;

the Duke desires to see, 867,

meets, 876;

to return to Paris, 892,

arrives there, 920.

Blassò, Emmanuel, presents petition from Zante, 464 note.

Blithe, Rev. Samuel, Mater of Clare Hall, Cambridge, p. xxxvi note.

Boc, Baron. See Hoboken.

Bochart, Jean, Seigneur de Champigny, French Ambassador in Venice, enters protest against murder of French Consul at Alexandretta, 538;

is informed by the Nuncio in Venice of the contents of the despatches received by the Doge from the Venetian Ambassador in France, 655;

mentioned, 561;

proposes league between Venice, and other countries, 672;

presents letter to the Cabinet, from, Geneva, Ambassador Foscarini endeavouring to discover the author, 695;

complaint, in Paris, that no answer has been given to his proposal of a league, 711;

enquires as to Sir Anthony Sherley's movements, 809;

endeavours to effect the arrest, in Venetian territory, of the Prince of Condé, on pretence of a burglary committed in his house, 840, 841, 842, 843, 848;

his seal of arms, 841;

to address the Senate on the subject of the coalition against Spain, 864;

received in audience;

he asserts that the Prince of Condé must have passed through Venetian territory, the Doge, in reply to, professes ignorance of the fact, 877;

received in audience;

presents letter on behalf of the Jesuits in Constantinople from Henry IV, 881;

reports that the Prince of Condé is “virtually a prisoner,” 893;

informed by the Secretary of the Senate of the death of King Henry IV;

he bursts into tears, 915,

a full account of the murder is communicated to him by the Senate, 919;

memorandum by, on the case of the “Stella,” 952.

Boderie, M. de la. See Le Fevre.

Boerio. 'Vocabolario Veneziano,' cited in note to, 464.

Bogdan. See Moldavia;


Bohemia, exile from, in England, 527 and note.

Boilieu. See Josef.

Boissise, M. de. See Thumery, Jean de.

Boldù, Zuan Maria, at Este, letter to, from Doge and Senate, 308,

his reply, 317.

Boleyn, Anna, the daughter of Henry VIII, 592.

“Bollina”. See Ships.

Bologna, Englishman arrested by the Inquisition at, p. xxxvi note;

mentioned, 165.

Bon, Filippo, brother of the Bailo Ottaviano, 381, 407.

-, Nicholo, Governor of Crema, 880.

-, Ottaviano, Venetian Ambassador in Turkey, “the Bailo,” intervenes in dispute between the English and French Ambassadors there, 12 18;

his alleged wish to “break up English trade” in the Levant. Sir Henry Wotton's protest, 106,

Venetian reply, 110,

explanation by Venetian Ambassador in London of the causes of the suspicion, 129;

accuses Captain, sailing from London, of piracy, 133;

mentioned, 141;

justified to King James, 174;

Henry Lello testifies to courtesy received from, 177;

complains to the Doge and Senate that, at request of owners, he tried to recover the goods of the “Liona”;

they now abandon affair and repudiate expenses incurred, 199, 219–226, 247, 258;

dispatch from, on the affair of the “Balba.” the return of the Ciaus, and his protest to Turkish authorities against piracy in Algiers and the Morea, 258;

reports claim of English Consul at Aleppo to dues on Venetian goods brought on Flemish bottoms, 281;

reports the Turks' refusal to allow the English Ambassador to visit the Ambassador of the Archduke Matthias, 325;

his brother Filippo and the affair of the pearls, 381, 407;

expected in Venice, 407;

touches at Canea on way home, 546 (p. 294);

gives evidence in Parvis' case, 546 (p. 295);

intervenes in discussion in Senate with Sir Henry Wotton, 617 (p. 339).

-, -, despatches from, to the Doge and Senate, 133, 199, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 247, 258, 270, 281, 325, 352 A., 370, 371, 429.

Bongars, Jacques, sent to attend the Diet of Hall, 708,

to Düsseldorf, 817.

Bonne, François de, Due de Lesdigiuères, Maréchal de France, advises war on Spain on behalf of the Duke of Savoy in Italy, 694;

sent to Dauphiné, 758;

ordered to prepare report of number of men required to assist Savoy in attack on Milan, 784;

ordered to raise ensigns and Swiss, 788;

proposes to employ Dantziger for attack on Genoa, 818;

meets the Duke of Savoy, 822;

at Lyons, on his way to the Duke, 824,

at Grenoble, will meet the Duke at Lingot, near Turin, 828;

the Duke less impatient to meet, 831;

sends the Captain of his Guard to Turin to arrange audience, 834;

writes to the Duke, expressing hope that his son-in-law, M. de Créqui, is in the Duke's “good graces” again, 835 and note;

writes to the Duke that “a place will be kept open” for him in the league between France, England and Holland, about to be concluded, 849;

to meet the Duke near Rivoli, 859,

at Brusol, 862,

near Susa, 863,

at Susa, 867;

receives instructions in reply to the Duke's demand for assistance on a greater scale, 867;

M. de Bullion joins, at Exilles, 872;

meets the Duke of Savoy at Brusol, 873, 876, 878, 879, 884;

proposes the inclusion of King James in the league;

declares that Henry IV is compelled to make war by Spanish injuries, particularly in assisting the Prince of Condé, 879;

his interview with the Duke, 883, 892, 920;

forces already raised by;

a body of troops to be kept on foot under, for the safety of the Duke, 929.

Bonnelles, Sieur de. See Bullion, Claude de.

Bonneuil, Bonœil, M. de. See Thou.

Bonnivet. Marquis de. See Rochechouart.

Bonœil, M. de. See Bonneuil.

Borazzo. See Brass.

Bordeaux, Spanish Envoy arrives at, 282;

plot hatched in, to poison King James, 728 and note.

Borgan, Marquis of. See Austria, Charles.

Borghese, —, reputed bastard of the Pope, executed on charge of assuming name and arms of that family, 374 and note.

-, Camillo. See Paul V.

-, Cardinal. See Caffarrelli-Borghese.

Borgia, Don Fernando, 851,

“Ambassador Borgia.” 876.

Borromeo, Carlo, the Blessed, to be canonized, 676.

-, Frederigo, Cardinal, Archbishop of Milan, negotiates with Count Fuentes touching the Earl of Tyrone, 227;

letters of credence to, for Marc' Antonio Correr, 297,

for Pietro Priuli, 839.

Botte. See Weights.

Botzen, in the Tyrol, arrest of man from, 520.

Boulogne, proposal to ship troops at, for Cleves, 947.

Bourbon, Charles de, Comte de Soissons, present at Council of War, 788.

Bourbon-Condé, Charlotte Catherine, widow of Henry I, Prince of Condé, obtains the Regent's permission for her son's return to France, 927,

his replies to her, 942;

she forwards a safe-conduct and money to him from the Queen-Regent, 958.

-, Charlotte-Marguerite de Montmorenci, wife of Henry II, Prince of Condé, carried off, to escape the attentions of Henry IV, 725 and note;

her reception by the Archduchess Isabella, 728;

would be welcomed in England;

dances the bransle de la Torche at Brussels, 774 (p. 415) and note;

toasts the “Queen of France”;

her husband's comment, 783;

de Cœuvre's plot to abduct;

demand that she be allowed to return to her father, 798;

the Infanta keeps her with herself;

wears Spanish dress, but dislikes it;

her resolve may be shaken;

her husband may poison, 813 and note;

the Infanta requested by her brother to keep, with her, 819;

regrets her flight, 821 and note;

with the Infanta, “dressed half in French, half in Spanish costume,” 836;

her father's request that she may return for the Coronation refused, 855,

he, and the Duchess of Angoulême, present memorials to the Archdukes demanding a separation from her husband;

she presents confirmatory memorial, 914;

her surrender by the Archdukes would have been enforced by King Henry IV, 929;

receives letter from her husband;

he is returning to France and is coming to Flanders to fetch her, 938.

-, Eléonore, daughter of Henry I, Prince of Condé, wife of Philip William, Prince of Orange, accompanies husband to Bergen, 466;

in Brussels, declines to be received by the Archduchess Isabella “as a subject,” 575.

-, Henry II. Prince of Condé:—

his sister, the Princess of Orange, 466,

declines to be received “as a subject” by the Archdukes, 575.

carries his wife off from Moret, to Flanders, to escape Henry IV's attentions, 725 and note,

account of his flight, 736.

his wife received by the Archduchess Isabella with extreme honour, 728.

Henry IV informs the Ambassador of the Archdukes that if 50,000 are not enough, he will march with 100,000 foot to recover, 750.

received in Brussels;

supposed orders from Spain to entertain;

a pension to be assigned to, 750,

to be protected, and furnished with funds for the journey to Spain, 798.

visits the Archduke Leopold in Juliers, returns to Brussels, lodged in the house of the Prince of Orange, received with great honour by the Archdukes, 752.

his absence from France and the failure of the Archdukes to reconcile, with Henry IV. duly weighed in England, 752, 763, 813.

his conduct approved in England;

his entertainment at Brussels, 774 and note.

entertains the Marquis de Cœuvre;

drinks to the King of Spain;

and adds that, as to the Queen of France, “he did not know there was,” one, “there were four or five”;

fury of Henry IV;

the Archdukes again warned not to assist, 783;

asserts that he is legitimate heir to Henry IV;

does not recognize the Queen, or her children, as legitimate, 823.

reported to be going to Spain, 785;

the King of Spain orders that he shall be protected and furnished with money for the journey, 798.

de Cœuvre's plot against, secretly abetted by the Archdukes;

he assaults the French Secretary, 798,

and sets his lacqueys on him, 813.

leaves Flanders by desire of he Archdukes, 808,

will take the Innsbruck-Trent route for Milan, Genoa and Spain;

the Archduke's Chamberlain accompanies, 813.

jealous of his wife's resolve;

suggestion that he may poison her, 813.

declared a rebel by de Cœuvre;

his flight to Spain determined by a letter from King Philip;

attempts to intercept;

protest by Henry IV against the King's letter to, 819, 821.

expected to settle in Milan, 820,

conducted thither by Frittima, 825 and note, 884,

arrives there, 834.

rumour that he had fled by sea, 826.

his detention “like a prisoner” at Milan anticipated, 836.

the French Ambassador attempts to arrest, in Venetian territory, by a stratagem, 840, 841, 842, 843, 848.

his reception at Milan;

his journey made dressed as a valet, 844.

the shelter extended to him, alleged to the Pope by the French Ambassador, as good cause for war, 845.

practically a prisoner, in Spanish costume, “entirely taken up with his hose and his braid”;

his unpopularity as a Frenchman;

pun on his name, 851.

in reply to Spanish complaint of his armaments Henry IV replies that “to receive the Prince of Condé was a hostile act,” 852.

the Archdukes will deliver his wife to him only, 855.

report on his flight, by the Ambassador in Rome, 861.

allowed to receive a visit from Henry IV's doctor, who offers him a pardon, payment of his debts, a pension, and the duchy of Anjou;

he tells Fuentes;

will not return;

continues to assert his pretensions as heir apparent, 863;

declares the doctor intended to poison him, 876.

Henry IV informs the Venetian Ambassador, that he “is a prisoner without knowing it” at Milan, and makes enquiries as to his passage through Venetian territory, 864.

the French Ambassador informs Spanish Ministers that if they will cease to protect, and to furnish with money, “they need fear no hurt from his master,” who otherwise “is resolved to put out his whole might to have the Prince in his hands,” 869.

his whereabouts unknown in Spain, 869.

Count Fuentes “very ill-pleased” because he “cannot keep indoors, as he would like to do, 871, 876.

Henry IV compelled by his flight “to assure the succession by times,” 875.

mission to. of the Abbé d' Aumale, 876, 902.

desires to live independently in Milan;

“talks about his own pretensions to the throne”;

makes mischief against Venice and the Duke of Mantua, 876.

the Doge, in reply to the French Ambassador, professes ignorance of his passage, as described, through Venetian territory, 877.

announces conclusion of Franco-Savoyard match, 878.

Marshal Lesdiguières alleges Spanish reception of, as the cause of the war, 879.

“virtually a prisoner,” 893;

repents his action, “weeps bitterly”;

refused leave to go to Spain;

rumour that he is coming to Rome, 895.

Ravaillac said to be his lacquey, 899.

repents his action;

would gladly escape from the Spaniards, and put himself in Pope's hands, 902.

the Pope appoints a Nuncio-Extraordinary on his affair to France, 909 (Cf. 884).

demand, on account of his bad conduct, for a separation between, and his wife;

she endorses it, 914.

credited with procuring the murder of King Henry IV, 916, 932.

on news of the King's murder, gentleman of his suite returns to, from Rome, 924.

his mother obtains the Queen's permission for his return to France, 927.

sends a gentleman, in disguise, to Spain, “to cause a rising in Languedoc and arrange about his journey to Spain,” 932.

announces his return to France to his wife;

will go round by Flanders to fetch heir, 938.

leaves Milan;

receives money from Count Fuentes;

going probably to Flanders, 939.

returns to his allegiance, 941;

letters from, to his mother, 942;

she sends his money and a safe-conduct on the part of the Queen-Regent, 958.

he waits on the Archduke Albert, at Marimont, having arrived there viâ Lorraine, sends message to Paris, and leaves for Brussels, 958.

the Venetian Senate notified of his departure from Milan, 960.

the rumour of the murder, by his servant, of the King of France, reaches Constantinople viâ Ragusa, 961.

Botti, Boc, the Marchese, Envoy to Spain from the Grand Duke of Tuscany, in Paris on his return;

may go to England, 833;

ordered to remain in Paris as Ambassador-Extraordinary, 865,

for the Queen's Coronation, 885;

given leave to visit England;

afraid of the plague there, 896.

Bouteville, M. de. See Montmorency, Louis de.

Brabant, payment by, to the House of Nassau, 483;

Dutch trade with, 580, 685;

the Secretaries of, at the Hague, to propose a peace, 744.

Bracchio di Maino. See Maino.

Bragadin, Nicolo, report by, to the Doge and Senate, 211, 212.

Bramburg, Bramberg, strongly garrisoned by the Archdukes, 600.

Brandenburg, Marquis of. See Ernest;

Joachim Frederick;

John Sigismund.

Bransle de la Torche, danced in Brussels, 774 (p. 415 note).

Brass, Brazzo, Borazzo, Captain Robert, Master of the “William and Thomas,” 202;

accused by the Resident for Florence at Venice of attempting to seize Grand Ducal ship, 206;

an “infamous accusation,” 207.

Brazil, sugar imported direct from, to England, confiscated as contraband, 73, Cf. 456.

Brazzo. See Brass.

Bread, cost of, in England two or three times as much as in Italy, 675.

Breaking bulk, currants suffer by, 379;

men of Middelburg insist on, in case of goods in transit to Antwerp, 398;

forbidden, by ships going to Venice, 468.

Breda, proposal to hold Truce Conference at, 373;

the States of the Netherlands to meet at, 413, 426;

Henry IV secures concession by the Dutch of the exercise of the “Catholic religion,” “at certain places belonging to Breda,” 483;

the Prince of Orange desires Dutch to withdraw garrison from, and to erect, “into an independent city,” 535;

he obtains, “but not so independent as he wished”;

M. de Béthune garrisons with French regiment, 555;

the Princess of Orange goes to, 575.

Bredeban, Bredebent, Bredeberg, Brendenberg. See Bedeburg.

Brescia, Riviera di, Governors of, 125;

request to import munitions of war from, to Rome, 132, 165;

member of Sir Henry Wotton's suite ill at, 334;

request that Negro be relegated to, 334;

dangerous country between, and Verona;

brigands arrested in, 691;

the Rectors of, report to the Doge and Senate, the arrival in, of the Prince of Condé, and the device of the French Ambassador to secure his arrest, 840, 841, 842, 843, 848.

Brescius, Baron. See Grolée de Meuillon.

Brest, English pirate taken to, 539.

Breves, M. de. See Savari.

Brill, the captaincy of, vacant by Sir Francis Vere's death, 650 and note,

conferred on his brother, 728;

death at, 821 note.

Brise, M. de, receives don Pedro di Toledo, 290.

Brisson, Barnabé, First President of the Parliament, hung by the League, 527.

Bristol, ship arrives at, with Ward's booty, is arrested, and the goods warehoused there, 198;

goods of merchants of, taken by pirate from Baltimore, 319 note.

“Britain's Burse”, described, pp. xix, xx, 479 and note.

Brizuela, Inigo, Dominican, Confessor of the Archduke Albert:—

sent by the Archduke, on the business of the truce, to Spain, 378 and note;

falls ill, unable to start, 386;

expected in Spain, 389, 393.

arrives in Madrid, 397;

expectation in Netherlands of good results from his mission, 398.

his prolonged negotiations;

he dwells on the impossible position of Flanders;

the conferences held in the King's presence;

the alternative of war considered, 406.

backs his argument by the revelation that he “had it from the Archduke in confession” that, failing Spanish consent, he would conclude the truce himself, 409.

referred for his answer to the Duke of Lerma, 409.

anxiously awaited in Flanders, 413, 420, 430, 439.

prefers request from the Archdukes to have Portugal in exchange for Flanders, 415.

leaves for Flanders with necessary powers, 428, 437, 444.

in Paris;

brings powers with certain reserves, but authority for the Archduke to treat, in the King's name, if these are distasteful, 446.

arrives at Brussels, 457.

again sent to Spain to urge dispatch of money for pay of troops, 503;

returning with money and the ratification, 548.

Brochetta, Thomaso, Thomio, or Giovanni Antonio, of Padua, kills young Julius Cæsar Adelmare, 151, 153;

his arrest on charge of homicide;

desires to plead per patrem, 168 (2) (p. 93),

Sir Henry Wotton's protest, 179, 180;

fresh report on his case, recommending new trial, and revocation of leave to defend per patrem, 210.

Browne, Edward, letter of, cited, p. xxxvi note.

Bruges, proposed port at, 525;

Flemish Commissioners visit the Hague to arrange about trade of, 548;

Englishman at, 592.

Brugis, Prince of. See Buren.

Brûlart, Mathieu, Sieur de Berny, French Ambassador (Lieger) to the Archdukes complains of assault by the Prince of Condé, 798 and note, 813 and note;

notifies the King of the Prince's flight, 819;

anticipates the Prince's detention, “like a prisoner,” at Milan, 836.

-, Nicolas, Seigneur de Sillery, Chancellor of France, present at Council meetings, 272, 788.

Brunswick, Commissioners from, leave the Hague, 398.

-, Prince of. See Frederick Ulric.

Brusa cloth, 769.

Bruslart. See Brûlart.

Brusol, meeting at, of the Duke of Savoy and Marshal Lesdiguières, 862, 873, 883.

Brussels, arrival at, of Spanish Agent, 19;

ratification by Spain of truce with Dutch announced in, 34, 42;

John Neyen expected at, with revised ratification, 71,

arrives there, 74;

flight to, of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel, 78, 125, 143;

future congress at, arranged for, re India Navigation, 228, 238;

Duke of Mantua at, 321;

Marquis Spinola on way to, 342;

Florentine Envoy reaches, on way to England, 360;

report to the Archdukes at, 457;

celebrations at, in honour of the truce, 513;

the Archdukes leave, 539, 700;

the Dutch to send an “Ambassador” to, 555;

the Princess of Orange at, 575;

the Princess of Condé honoured at, 728,

the Prince, her husband, reaches, 750, 752;

Henry IV writes to, 751;

fête at, in honour of the Princess of Condé, 774 (p. 415) and note;

Spanish Ambassador leaves, 785;

Saxon Ambassador leaves England for, 813;

the Governor of Aix-la-Chapelle in, 813;

flight from, of the Prince of Condé, 819, 821, 877;

the Marquis de Cœuvre leaves, 826;

Contarini's reception in, 836;

reported arrival at, of money from Spain, 906;

demand at, for a separation between the Prince and Princess of Condé, 914;

the Prince of Condé going to, 958.

-, despatches dated at, 377, 378.

Bucquoys, Comte de. See Longueval.

Bull baiting, 535.

Bullion, Claude de, Sieur de Bonnelles, sent to arrange marriage of the Prince of Savoy with the Princess of France, 694;

expected at Turin, 849;

received at Turin “as an Ambassador,” 859,

by the Duke of Savoy, 862;

employs the King's physician on mission to the Prince of Condé, 863;

returns from the Duke to Marshal Lesdiguières, at Gap, 867,

joins him at Exilles, 872;

to return to Paris, 892;

examines the murderer of King Henry IV. 899,

date of his return to Paris, 920.

Bundstag. See Pittag.

Buren, Brugis, Prince of. See Nassau, Philip William.

Burgis, James, master of the “Good Hope,” of London, 418.

Burgos, fall of red rain near, 303;

John Neyen at, 309.

Burgundy, Swiss in French service to assemble in, 852.

-, County of, claim of the Archdukes, to precedence in right of, 455. See also Franche Comté.

-, Dukes of, payments due to, repudiated by Dutch, 46.

Burnet, Gilbert Bishop of Salisbury, his Life of Bishop Bedell, 51 note.

Bury St. Edmunds, co. Suffolk, destroyed by fire, attributed to Roman Catholics, 245.

Bushey, Mr., p. xxxvi.

Bussenello, Marc' Antonio, conveys decision of Venetian Senate to Sir Henry Wotton, 482.

Butler, Thomas, supercargo of an English ship, his examination at Corfu re pirates, 348, 352.