Index: F

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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Facchinetti, Ottavio, valet of Colonel Madruzzo, 877.

Facner, Edward, Venetian suit against, 626, 627.

“Falcon”. See Ships.

Famagusta, Famagosta, in Cyprus, defeat there, by Turks, of troops of Grand Duke of Tuscany, reported, 38, 57.

Farlitus, Geronimo, Italian Protestant in London, p. xix.

Farnese, Odoardo, Cardinal, 243 note;

passion-flower in his garden at Rome, 647 note.

Fasciardo, Don Luis, in command of the Portuguese galleons, 406;

sent to catch a pirate advertised to have left England, 472;

has “express orders to engage” fleet of pirates, 489,

sails, 544,

burns Ward's flotilla in the harbour of Goletta, 628.

Father Ignatius. See Loyola.

Fatibey, Hoggia, Agent of the Shah of Persia, in Europe, arrested by the Turks at Aleppo, 581;

stoned to death, on his return, in Syria, 769.

Fava, Giacomo, prisoner in Persia, as surety for Angelo Gradenigo, 769.

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

Fentoun, Vincent. See Erskine, Thomas.

Ferrara, Sir Anthony Sherley to visit, 49, 62, 72;

Stephen Stock at, 165;

Sherley again at, 218, 248.

-, dispatch dated at, 63.

Feantes, Edward (“Edward Peutres,” vol. x, p. 496), expelled from Venice, his case commended to the consideration of the Senate, 3,

who consider it favourably, 18.

Fez, Sir Anthony Sherley's mission to King of, 100;

the King of Morocco also King of;

Dutch negotiations for trade with, 532. See Morocco.

Filiberto, Prince. See Emmanuel Philibert.

Filippo, Don, brother of the Duke of Savoy, killed in duel, 835 note, 876.

Filla, Giacomo, called Tagliaferro, of Padua, sentence of condemnation to five years in galleys, 167.

Fiorenza. See Florence.

Fishery, by men of Dieppe in English waters, 109;

demand by England that Dutch shall withdraw from, in English waters, 186, 511 and note;

Fishery Commissioners to proceed to England, appointed by the Dutch, 763 note, 821 note,

one from Amsterdam, and one from Rotterdam, 838, 857 (p. 464), 894 (p. 480), 897, 918 (p. 495).


(1607), desire of Archduke to grant liberty of conscience in, 1.

return from, to Spain, of Secretary Metier, 7.

desire in, for peace and exclusion of Spanish, 8, 121.

rich spice ship arrives in, 8.

men of Dunkirk capture boats before truce at sea begins, 14.

arrival in, of Don Diego d' Ybarra. 19, 20, 25.

English protest against presence in, of the Earl of Tyrone, 90, 93,

reason of Earl's resort to, 95, 102;

he remains quiet there, 108;

to leave, for Rome, 121;

Cecil's concern, 130;

reported to have left, 131.

“the Husband” bound for, 128.

mutiny of troops in, 134,

threatened mutiny, 378.

(1608), true school of military engineering, 147:

engineers recruited in, 506;

engineers not “made much account of” in, 667.

the Earl of Tyrone ordered to quit, 160,

detained in, by frost, 182.

umbrage taken in, at appointment of Marquis Spinola as first representative of Spain at Peace Congress, 161.

brother-in-law of the Earl of Tyrone returns from, to London, 228.

Irish regiment serving in, to cross to Ireland, 263, 285, 599.

merchants of Antwerp speculate in Dutch India navigation;

detected and punished, 272.

Dutch demand freedom of worship in, if they permit in Holland, 340.

gentlemen of the Spanish Embassy go over to, from England, 346.

the Archduke's scheme for a possible union between, and Holland, discovered, 346.

money sent to, for war, from Spain, 356,

by Secretary Orchina, 365,

the amount, 375.

proposal that the Archdukes shall exchange, for the kingdom of Portugal 356, 415.

lack of money in, 378.

(1609), Spanish garrisons in, on point of mutiny, 430.

the Ambassador-Extraordinary returns to, 439, 535.

Brabant and Flanders to pay sum to the House of Nassau, in recognition of the great labours of the late Prince of Orange, 483.

trade of, already feels the benefit of the truce;

rejoicings at Antwerp, 497.

reply to King James' “Premonition” appears in, 497 (p. 270).

the “loyal provinces” will not be content to remain subject now that the “rebels” have achieved independence, 498.

payment of troops in, 503, 513;

grant by the Provinces of, to pay off Germans, 525;

“only waiting for money to disband,” 535;

the business left to Spinola, 539.

English courier murdered in, 525.

commissioners from, at the Hague, re trade of Antwerp and Bruges, 548;

the question to be considered by the States General, 580.

libel on King James, supposed to be printed in, 555.

the Ambassador sent to, with King James' book, designed to succeed the Ambassador in France, 564.

the garrisons in, are Spanish;

Dutch dislike, 564 (p. 308).

mutiny of German garrisons in, 575, 580;

mutiny at Antwerp Castle, 665.

books circulated in England from the English College in (Douai), 588, 592,

or of St. Omer, by Flemish priest, 605.

the Archduke Leopold victualled from, 600.

the Archdukes refuse to compel their subjects to use the port of Antwerp only, as required by the Zealanders, in settling duties for goods in transit to Antwerp, 641;

agreement arrived at;

duties reduced;

Brabant dissatisfied, 685;

tariff not yet fixed by the Archdukes, 700;

fresh demand by, for “free transmit” to Antwerp, 744.

Richardot's death a loss to, 641.

discontent of garrisons in;

proposal to reduce, 650.

the command of troops in, taken over by Don Luis de Velasco, 658.

entering into contracts in, needs caution, “in view of the penalty of death entailed thereby,” 667.

list of English officers in, 668.

Archducal decree for the expulsion from, of mutinous officers and troops, 728;

other military reforms disliked in, 778,

made under orders from Spain, for retrenchment, 779;

their ill effect, 785.

(1610), proposal to settle the question of the free transit of goods to, through Zealand, &c., on the basis of, a permanent peace, 752 (Cf. 744);

the Flemish Commissioners wish to refer, to the Kings of France and England;

other points settled, 763.

the Prince of Condé obliged to quit, 808.

Ambassador Contarini returns to Venice viâ, 812, 821.

wars in, the sole cause of Spanish respect for the integrity of Venice, 818.

any French attempt to absorb, disliked in England, 826.

lively fear in, of war, as the result of the dispute in Cleves;

troops not disbanded, 836.

a Fleming naturalized in England by the King's grace, excluded from seat in Parliament, 837.

aversion to the employment of Venetians in, 880.

conspiracy reported from, against the Kings of England, and Denmark, 930 (p. 501).

Don Pedro de Zunega goes to, on resigning his Embassy in England, 936.

the Archduke Albert suspected of a design to add Cleves to, 937;

movements of troops in, 947.

the Prince of Condé going to, to fetch his wife, 938, 939.

- See also Austria, Albert, Archduke of;

Consulage of Forestiers;


- Counts of, Dutch repudiate payments due to, 46.

Flemish Corsair, 348, 352.

Fletcher, Phineas, his Locusta, mentioned, 51 note.

Florence, method agreed on, to enable Venetians to distinguish Tuscan vessels at sea, 206;

heretical remark at, leads to the arrest of an Englishman in Rome, 320 and note;

unfavourable report received from English Envoy in, 360;

Lord Harington's son visits, 407;

theft from Venetian Legation at, 441;

question of precedence between the Ambassadors of, and of Savoy, 455;

Robert Sherley at, 594;

Englishman leaves, for Marseilles, to recover, from Dantziger, a ship captured from him, 687;

Lord Cranborne declines to visit, 727;

a Florentine raising horse for the Archduke Leopold, 813.

- See also Medici;


-, despatches and letters dated at, 280, 289, 296, 401, 405, 414, 433, 440, 441, 516, 537, 556, 567, 585, 610, 619, 637, 687, 754, 768, 787, 806, 885, 896, 914.

-, Venetian Secretary in, despatch to, 33. See also Lio, Roberto.

-, Fiorenza, Giovanni di. See Giovanni.

Florentine, or Tuscan, Resident, in Venice, defends his master's action re the “William and Thomas” before the Senate, 206;

Sir Henry Wotton gives him the lie, 207.

Florida, 449.

Florins. See Money.

Flushing, Truce Congress at, 386;

pirate from, 415 note;

Count Maurice desires to recover, 525;

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

orders to the English Paymaster in, 875.

Focas. See Fougasses.

Fontainbleau, council meeting at, 272;

Spanish Envoy at, 290;

Saxon Ambassador received at, 692.

-, despatches dated at, 709, 710.

Forests, preservation of, for shipbuilding, 511 and note.

Foscarini, Antonio, Venetian Ambassador in France, ordered to enquire as to right of asylum in Embassy houses, 315;

overtures to, to further the Dutch cause in England, 411;

insulted by Don Pedro di Toledo, 446;

takes precedence over the Ambassador of the Archdukes, 455;

instructed to enquire for officers and engineers for the Republic, 506;

informed of French protest, at Venice, against the murder of Consul at Alexandretta, 538;

informs the Chiefs of the Ten that the contents of his despatches to the Doge are known to the Nuncio and through him communicated to Henry IV. 654;

reports that he is unable to discover authorship of a letter from Geneva, 695;

questioned by de Neufville as to delay at Venice in replying to overtures for a league, 711;

praised by Contarini, 760;

his successor to be appointed on the conclusion of his “two years of statutory service,” 805;

the Due de Sully explains to, the annoyance caused by the failure of Venice to respond to overtures for attack on Milan, 818;

Henry IV's physician seeks interview with the Prince of Condé armed with letters of recommendation from, 863;

reports home his announcement to Henry IV that the Republic would not assist him against Milan and its effect, 864;

announces the murder of King Henry IV, 898, 899, 900;

visited by M. de Bonœil, in the name of the new King, and of the Queen, 900;

fight between, and the Spanish Ambassador, 905 and note;

an answer desired through, to the Prince de Joinville, 907 (p. 489);

description of his fracas with the Spanish Ambassador, 910;

report by, on the King's murder, 962;

the Senate forward account of his fracas with the Spanish Ambassador to their Ambassadors in Spain and England, 935.

-, -, despatches from, to the Doge and Senate, 183, 217, 235, 244, 253, 254, 264, 271, 272, 282, 283, 290, 301, 302, 309, 321, 322, 329, 330, 331, 336, 338, 339, 358, 365, 366, 374, 375, 383, 384, 385, 387, 388, 395, 396, 409, 410, 411, 424, 425, 435, 436, 437, 446, 452, 473, 474, 485, 486, 488, 496, 509, 510, 518, 519, 532, 533, 542, 543, 554, 563, 568, 571, 593, 611, 633, 656, 657, 674, 677, 692, 693, 694, 695, 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 717, 724, 725, 736, 737, 749, 750, 751, 757, 758, 759, 775, 776, 781, 782, 783, 784, 788, 789, 798, 799, 800, 802, 807, 817, 818, 819, 822, 832, 833, 834, 852, 853, 864, 865, 866, 867, 889, 890, 891, 892, 898, 899, 900, 905, 909, 920, 926, 927, 928, 929, 934, 938, 941, 943, 944, 958, 959, 964.

-, -, -, to the Chiefs of the Ten, 655.

Fougasses, Focas, Thomas de, author of a History of Venice, rewarded by Senate, 532 and note.

Foyle, River, fort at mouth of, surprised, 248 note.

Fra Fulgentio, Fulgenzio, Servite, protest from Rome against his sermons in Venice, 13;

his portrait at King's College, Cambridge, 51 note;

further protest against his sermons, 458,

reply of the Senate, 462,

of the Venetian Ambassador in Rome, 465;

allusion to his sermons, 497 (p. 270);

Venetian circular to their Agent abroad touching Papal complaints against, 501,

reply, 527;

the Jesuits prejudice Henry IV against, 677;

imprisoned in Rome, on suspicion of intention to visit England, 796.

- Paolo. See Sarpi.

- Paolo of the Minorites, “Conventual Minorites,” Venice. Confessor at the Frari, expelled from Venice for refusing absolution to possessor of Sarpi's works, 501, 527.


(1607), report from, of Spanish designs of aggression in Italy, 7.

interference by, in Holland, dreaded in England, 43.

encouragement by, to the Dutch, to persist in war, 57.

Spanish attempt to play on King James' jealousy of, 58.

scant attentions paid to Turkish Ciaus in, leads him to report that blame for piracy in Levant rests with, 74.

relations between, and Scotland, e.g. the Scottish Guard, a bar to the Union, 82.

Dutch overtures to, to enable them to break off negotiations with Spain, 82.

joint action of Commissioners from, in Holland, with English, 86.

Earl of Tyrone's passage through, 90, 93, 109.

ancient privilege of men of Dieppe to fish in English waters, for supply of Household of King of, 109.

(1608), George Crichton silenced in. 137, 138, 139.

question of the precedence of the Ambassador of, in England, 149, 154, 155.

steps to be taken by, for repression of piracy, 159.

defensive alliance between, and the Dutch, concluded, 175,

reaons for, 217;

the Anglo-Dutch treaty to be for the same term, 228;

differences between the two treaties, 244.

English merchantmen forced to shew greater respect, at sea, to Venetian, than even to French, ships, 241.

Irish Regiment serving in, to be brought over to the aid of Irish rebels, 248.

grain shipped from, to Zante, 257.

Don Pedro di Toledo to pass through, on way to Germany, and to propose an alliance between the Crowns of France and Spain;

English jealousy 269, 278, 285, 288.

outrage by French in Turkish service on English Embassy at Constantinople, “the most villainous set of people that you could imagine,” 270, 281.

workmen brought from, to England, to start silk manufacture, 291 and note.

proposed alliance between, and England, 307, 312, 328, 332.

treaty between, and the Dutch to some into operation on the recognition by Spain of Dutch independence, 330,

on conclusion of truce, 367.

debt due from, to England to be assigned as a subsidy to the Dutch, 345,

for the pay of English troops in Cleves, 857.

appointment of Ambassador “Lieger” to, from Spain, 356, 365.

privateering expedition from, 365, 366, 383.

youth “killed and then burned” in, for usurping the name and arms of the Borghese family;

a reputed bastard of the Pope, 374 and note.

thirty French ships captured by pirates off England during the year, 386.

outrage by the brother of the Duc de Rohan in, 386, 400.

(1609), passages in book in praise of King James offensive to, 409, 410.

overtures to Venice for an alliance with, 436, 488, 533, 672.

precedence of the Flemish Ambassador in, 446, 455.

ships sail from, for the Indies, 449.

the Prince of Orange to visit, 466.

French settlement in the West Indies annihilated by the Spanish, 466.

Sir Thomas Edmonds proposed as Ambassador to, 466 note.

murder of the French Consul at Alexandretta, p. xxxix, 496, 521 and note.

French protest, 496.

sugar, taken by English pirates from French ship, sent for sale in England, 503.

pirates protected by French Consulate in Syria, 532.

treaty concluded between, England and the Dutch, 533.

libel on King James appears in, 536. See No. 555.

ship of, from Havre, captures English pirate, 539.

Huguenots in, 542.

the Dutch Resident in, takes style of “Ambassador,” 555.

“regiment of French” garrisons Breda, 555.

French saettia burns Ward's ships at Tunis, 586, 587, 644.

reply to King James' book appears in, 588, 605, 786.

Turkish Envoy bound for, 597.

ships of, use the port of Dunkirk, 600.

criminals arrested at the French Embassy in Venice, 617 (p. 340).

“Duarte, French Privateer,” 628.

French ships burnt at Goletta by the Spanish;

held to be a reprisal for the affair on the Aragon frontier, 628.

rumoured alliance between, England and Venice, 368,

proposals for, 672,

reported to have been concluded, 748.

journey through, of the Count of Neuburg, 641.

demand for repayment of debt due from, to England, 656, 857, 875, 897, 955.

the Dukes of Brandenburg and Neuburg “do not feel safe in receiving a French army,” 678.

French in Constantinople few, and in part heretics, 689.

Venetian seeks to recover debt from French Crown, 698.

French vessel, with cargo of fish, beats off the pirate Lolbrich with three ships, 727.

reply to King James' book appears in, 728 and note, 786.

treatment of French claims in the English Admiralty Court, 731;

representations by the Secretary in charge of the French Embassy, for restitution of French goods found in the possession of pirates when captured;

the Lord High Admiral insults him;

counterclaims by the Privy Council, for indemnification of English merchants out of goods taken by Dantziger to Marseilles, 734.

reported conclusion of a league between, England, Venice, the States, and Savoy, 748.

(1610), a French privateer attacked and taken by English gentleman;

a rich prize;

the crew get away to Africa in boat 752.

French regiment, disbanded by the Dutch, takes service with “the Princes in Cleves,” 755 (Cf. 744).

proposed introduction into, of the New Style, 761.

council of war in, with all the Marshals of France, &c., 788.

alleged connivance of the French Ambassador in the escape to, of wealthy Moriscoes, 790.

alarm in Milan at French armaments, 791.

appointment of new Venetian Ambassador to, 805.

vine-dressers brought from, and consigned to Virginia, 821.

vagabonds in Paris impressed to serve as sappers, 865.

French ship captured by Ward, 888.

never more closely allied to England than at the murder of King Henry IV, 906.

the dispatch of force from, to Cleves, doubted, after the murder, 918.

the Prince of Condé hopes to provoke a rising in Languedoc, 932.

proposal to carry French troops to Cleves, by sea, viâ Calais and Holland, 937,

to be adopted, 947,

abandoned, 955.

- See also Henry IV;

Marie de' Medici, Queen-Regent;

Louis XIII.

Franceschi, Colonel Giacomo dei, in Flanders, appointed General of Artillery to the Archduke Leopold, 880.

Francesco, Don. Grand Chamberlain to the Governor of Milan, 213, 214.

Franche Comté, supposed French design on, 791. See also Burgundy.

Francis, Duke of Anjou, allusion to his career in the Netherlands 857 (p. 464).

Franciscan Friar. See Neyen.

Franciscans, the, serve Church in Constantinople, 480, 723.

Frankfort, Father Paul's writings sent to, 51;

Ambassador Giustinian on way to, 402;

libel on King James appears at Frankfort Fair, 907 (p. 489).

Franquezza, Franqueza, Don Pedro;

torture, and execution of his false accuser, 4.

Frederick, eldest son of the King of Denmark, chosen by the Diet as heir presumptive, 288.

-, Duke of Wirtemberg, K. G., the collar of the Garter returned at his death, 332, 376;

marriage of his daughter, Eva Christina, to John George, Duke of Brandenburg-Jagendorf, 894.

Frederick IV, Elector Palatine, “the Palatine,” “Count Palatine, Elector,” “Count Palatine of Heidelberg,” his commissioners leave the Hague, 398;

his Ambassador in Paris and Don Pedro di Toledo, 446;

Francesco Contarini accredited to, 654;

proposal for the marriages of his son and daughter with the Princess Elizabeth and the Prince of Wales, 785;

Ambassador from, in England, 875, 897,

goes to the Hague, 937.

Frederick Ulric, Prince of Brunswick, “nephew to the Queen's sister” in England, 838,

for the investiture of the Prince of Wales;

proposed match between, and the Princess Elizabeth, 856, 897;

visits the Queen at Greenwich, 858;

present at the reception of the Dutch Embassy, 875;

at Garter Ceremony, 894;

desires to visit Italy and Venice, 897;

present with the Prince of Wales at his entry into London for his investiture, 945.

Fredrighi, Frederici, Fredrigo, makes payment for the Venetian Ambassador in London, 635 (p. 351), 854;

agent for the owners of the “Balbiana,” 913.

Free navigation, assertion of the principle of, by decree of the English Courts, 11;

Dutch insist on, with both Indies, 121, 166, 177, 184, 186, 190, 198, 203, 204, 216;

pamphlet on the rights of the Dutch to the “Indian Navigation” suppressed in England 203,

English jealousy of the Dutch attaining, 204;

Spanish representations in England against the Dutch claim to, 216;

suggested compromise touching with a nine years' limit, 228,

King Philip's consent to the proposal only required, to assure peace, 234;

text of the compromise, 238;

England, as a nation, bent on the India trade, 234;

Spanish Ministers will refuse, 236:

the King's assent to, awaited, 239,

the fate of negotiations depends on, 240;

Spanish assent expected, 245;

John Neyen negotiates;

Spanish distrust, 246;

the Dutch assert Oceanum nullis clausum;

the English exercise the right to, fully armed, 251 and note;

definitely refused by Spain to the Dutch, 314,

their reply, refusing to relinquish, 324;

the Archduke Albert consents to, 330, 331;

mentioned, 334 (p. 176);

the Dutch will have no truce without 340,

to be conceded, 387,

invincible reluctance in Spain to concede, 406,

Dutch insistence, 413,

further effort by Spain to avoid allowing, 422;

Spain concedes, 428,

with reservations, 444,

the Dutch demand specific grant, 449,

and obtain it, 452,

result not known, 457;

Dutch propose to open “free trade” with Turk, 575.

Fresne, M. de. See Canaye.

Friar, Franciscan. See Neyen.

Friesland, Rheinberg in, 378;

mutiny in, 650;

Frittima a Frieslander, 825 note.

-, East, Count of. See Enno III.

Frittima, —, “great Friesland horse,” secretary to Marchese Spinola, conducts the Prince of Condé to Milan, 826,

returns to Flanders from Genoa, 884.

Friuli, visited by Sir Henry Wotton, 77;

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

Froclet, Servas, master of the “Violet,” 418.

Frontignac in Provence, wine from, for King James, 714.

Fuentes, Count of. See Azevedo, Don Pedro.

Fuggers, The, loan taken up from, in Spain, 461.

Fulgentio. See Fra Fulgentio.

Fusta, 630.