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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Jacob, the President de. See Chabò.
(1607), his annoyance with the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 2. See Medici.
present at the delivery of Theobalds to Queen;
Jousts, &c., in her honour, ibid.
moves Court to Greenwich, ibid, 8, 14.
good effect of his order, that English ships should submit to Venetian search in the Levant, 7 (Cf. 113).
his interest in the negotiations between Holland and the Archduke;
visits the Dutch Envoy in private, 8.
his gifts to the Prince de Joinville;
pardons condemned priest in compliment to, 8.
notified by Carron of extension of truce between the Dutch and the Archduke, to include merchant shipping, 10.
urged by Carron to send Agent to the Hague;
offended at pulpit references in condemnation of English peace with Spain, 10.
test case re freedom of trade from Spanish control referred to, 11.
anxiety of, touching the proposed Union, increased by rising of Highland Scottish, 11,
by refusal of Scottish Parliament to recognize him as head of the Kirk or to curtail privileges of peers, 71.
his grant to Lord Suffolk of the “farm” of the currant-tax, 11.
his attitude to the rising against enclosures in Northamptonshire, 14,
issues commission to enquire into matter, 18,
petition to, concerning, 189.
his growing impecuniosity;
his anger with the Treasurer, who refuses a payment to Scottish lord;
dines with the Lord Mayor to facilitate loan from the city, 14;
excess of his expenditure over income, 45, 52.
busy with the affair of the Union, &c., 15, 18.
issues orders to make royal progresses less burdensome, 18.
his jealousy of growing power of Parliament, 18.
Dutch mission to, re peace negotiations with Spain;
his indifference, 19.
French efforts to bring him to support continuance of war between Dutch and Spain;
his disinclination to “upset the peace,” 25.
postpones all business to a “progress,” 25:
it is curtailed, 30,
resumed, 37, 45,
its expense, 52.
Venetian representations to, secure suppression of pamphlet, 27.
comments on Papal attitude to Venice and Father Paul, 30.
Dutch mission to, intended to provide, with excuse for sending over Commissioners;
French design to secure his support for Dutch;
his policy, 31, 34.
his mediation sought by the Count of Emden, 31.
expected in London, 34.
names Commissioners to Holland;
“absolutely inclined” to peace;
his jealousy of Henry IV prevents joint action with France;
the Dutch content to secure his guarantee of terms of peace to be concluded with Spain, 36.
dines with City Company;
Dutch Deputies present;
accepts, and allows son to accept, freedom of gild, 37.
Spanish Ministers urged to assist in redemption from, of “Cautionary Towns” in Low Countries, 40.
to be visited there by Turkish Cavass, 43, 71, 82, 93, 122.
determined not to intervene to prolong war between Spain and Dutch;
suggested match between his son, and an Infanta, whereby Low Countries might fall to England, 44.
presented with Father Paul's portrait, by Sir Henry Wotton, 51 and note.
Spanish design to put him forward as mediator to prevent English, and French co-operation with Dutch, 58.
at Windsor, on way to London, from Salisbury;
increase of Navy to be postponed to supplying needs of his court, 59.
his daughter ill, 74,
her death, 78.
his alarm, and suspicion of Spain, on occasion of the flight of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel from Ireland, 78. See O'Neil.
proceeds to Royston, to hunt, 86.
to be officially notified from Venice of attack on Father Paul, 87, 89.
raises loan in city, on security of Crown revenues, 102, 108,
prorogues Parliament and likely to dissolve it, abandoning hope of the Union;
his annoyance, 102.
orders Sir Henry Wotton to remonstrate with the Doge and Senate on Venetian opposition to English trade in the Levant, 106.
possibility of his pardoning the pirate Ward, 106, 110, 111.
proposes to keep All Saints in London, with Knights of the Garter, in spite of plague, 109, 112.
released in compliment to, 110, 111, 129, 174. See Ships, “Corsaletta.”
Venetian Ambassador seeks audience with, to inform, of remission of Anchorage Tax, and of the attempt on Father Paul, 112.
his abuse of Rome for the attempt on Father Paul's life, with incidental attack on Henry IV for succouring the Earl of Tyrone, 113.
Pope publishes fresh brief, forbidding Roman Catholics to take the oath of allegiance to;
his anxiety, 117.
celebrates first anniversary of Gunpowder Plot, 117.
to be consulted by Dutch before Peace Conference opens, 117;
the Spanish Ambassador accordingly seeks to prepossess in favour of peace;
renewed suggestion that he should mediate, 121.
his quarrel with the Puritans, 122.
goes to country to hunt, 122.
the Dutch propose an offensive and defensive alliance with;
disposed to accept, 126,
fearing Spanish intrigue with the Earl of Tyrone, but “being by nature disposed to peace” will not adopt war policy unless compelled, 127;
the Dutch demand for a subsidy causes him to “grow cold,” 135.
Venetian Ambassador undertakes to remove his suspicions of the “Bailo,” 129.
“at the chase,” 129, 130;
at Royston, nominally for sport, in reality preparing, with assistance of Divine, a reply to the Jesuit Parsons, 131, 168. See “Apology,” “Premonition.”
his horror at the Pope's toleration of the would-be assassins of Father Paul, 134.
his suspicions of the Pope excited by the flight to Rome of the Earl of Tyrone, and dispatch of Jesuits to Ireland, 134.
joins Queen, at Theobalds, 135.
inclined to demand re-payment by Dutch of debt, 135.
encouraged by the Earl of Dunbar to work a silver mine in Scotland, 135, 181, 204, 216, 323.
(1608), demands repayment by France of English Loans, 140;
Henry IV represents the amount as less than asked, 176.
in London, on way to Hampton Court, grants Venetian Ambassador's request, and forbids Judge of the Admiralty to proceed in case of “the Husband” till his return, 141,
transmits it to the Privy Council, 142, 174;
the Doge's thanks, 200.
matrimonial overtures to, from Spain, renewed;
again requested to undertake part of mediator, 146, 155.
“an admirably prudent Prince,” who “knows where his interest lies,” ibid.
keeps Christmas in London, for the Masque, 146;
troubled with contests of Ambassadors for precedence, in connexion with invitations to the Masque, 149.
suggestion that he should send ships of Royal Navy to co-operate with Venetian, in suppression of piracy, 149.
applauds the Queen's Masque;
considers it is “consecrating the birth of the Great Hall,” which he had converted from wood into stone;
his compliment to Venice, 154, 160.
returns to the “chase”;
instructs Ambassador in France as to reply to be made to complaints re precedence, and closes passage between Dover and Calais to anticipate Ambassador's protest, 155.
request to, by the Archduke, that his Commissioners to the Peace Conference may “intervene,” 161.
a sham Chamberlain of, in Italy, 169.
receives the Venetian Ambassador;
will not pardon Ward without the assent of the Republic;
will appoint Commission of Council to consider case;
playfully suggests the Republic should make his son a Patrician of Venice, 174.
takes up loan of a million in City and country, at 10 per cent. giving bonds under the great seal, 176, 181.
attends Lord Haddington's wedding, 176.
the Spanish Ambassador complains to, of English injuries done to Spanish trade in the East Indies, 186.
his fears for Ireland skilfully layed on by Spanish, who induce him to postpone concluding league with Dutch, or shewing sympathy with their claims, and to suppress a pamphlet on the India Navigation, 203.
keeps Accession Day in London, 204,
with jousts of great beauty, 216.
devises the Irish Plantations, 215, 400.
averse to punishing Roman Catholics, but likely to be led to do so by fresh Papal brief, 215;
has priest executed, 237,
would take further measures but for unrest in Ireland, 240, 278.
representations to, by Spanish Ambassador, of the unjustness, and danger to England, of Dutch claims to the India Navigation, 216.
touches for scrofula, 216.
to “return to the country to the chase” after Easter, 216;
to return for Chapter of the Garter, 228, 239.
affects to accept Spanish assurances about Ireland, 228.
promises to give his Commissioners power to conclude league with Dutch for same term as the French, 228.
“raising of a loan” causes him “to pass through the hands” of the merchants of London, making it difficult for him to oppose their interests re goods from the “Soderina,” 229, 880, 894 (p. 481), 897.
consents to the repayment by the Dutch of their debt to the English Crown by instalments, to begin two years after the conclusion of peace;
the Cautionary Towns to be then restored, 234;
payment suspended for two years, 525.
considers claims to the Garter, 239,
perturbed by Roman Catholics in England, and “Puritans” in Scotland;
would deal hardly with the former, but for sake of conciliating the Irish, and threatens to visit Scotland to repress the latter, 240.
holds Chapter of the Garter;
appoints Lord Salisbury to the Lord Treasurership, 245,
nearly alone in expression of satisfaction at capture by the Venetians of English Corsairs, 248.
dines with Lord Salisbury, in honour of his appointment as Lord Treasurer, 248, 255.
sends gentleman to Henry IV, with congratulations on son born to him;
the Queen to stand sponsor, 253, 254.
hesitates to apply force in Ireland;
Dutch use troubles there, to bring him to support them;
he gives cautious reply, 255.
witnesses Garter procession from Lord Salisbury's house, 261.
assured of Spanish non-intervention, reckons to suppress rising in Ireland with ease;
fed by Wotton's reports, watches anxiously for proofs of the Pope's concern in the rising, 261 and note;
negotiates with the Archduke to prevent the Irish Regiment coming over from Flanders, 263.
special personal appeal to, by the Venetian Ambassador, in the matter of the “Soderina,” 266,
successful, 295. See Ships, “Soderina.”
Lord Salisbury expresses his thanks to, for post of Lord Treasurer, by scheme to increase his revenue from the Customs, 269, 275.
“by nature inclined to be liberal”;
backs Lord Salisbury's financial reforms;
curtails his grants to subjects, 275.
petition by Northamptonshire against his proposed “Progress” in, 275;
about to begin Progress, 278;
declines to reliquish, but curtails expense, 285;
starts on, 288, 291.
the Duke, of Guise to visit, 275;
recommends the Duke for employment by Venice, 276, 279, 284.
ready to assist Venice, if threatened by fresh combination;
sounds the King of Denmark on subject, 276.
continues Sir Henry Wotton in the Venetian Embassy, 287, 381.
leaves the Privy Council in session in London, 288;
orders them to meet him at Holdenby, 291.
endeavours to introduce silk manufacture into England, 291.
buys Holdenby for the Duke of York, 291.
letters of credence to, for Marc' Antonio Correr, 299.
text of Commission of Marc' Antonio Correr, sent Ambassador to, 305.
absent on Progress;
Spanish Ambassador follows to Northampton to oppose treaty with France, 312, 319.
express sent to, from Holland with news of rupture with Spain;
“if he could make up his mind to encourage” the war “in men or money,” his subjects would enthusiastically support, 319;
he would make, not spend, money on the war, 333.
the Duke of Mantua to visit, 321.
expected at Hampton Court, 324,
where he calls a Council, to consider French alliance, 328,
“closes the chase” with usual ceremony at Theobalds, 332.
insignia of the Garter returned to, on death of the Duke of Wirtemberg, 332, 376.
Sir Henry Wotton extols, particularly for his conciliatory dealings with Spain, 344 (p. 176).
his respect for the sanctity of Embassy houses, 365 and note.
Dutch proposals to, to secure his aid in case of continuance of the war;
replies, that truce will be made, 340.
promises the French Ambassador to assist Dutch, in event of breach with Spain;
anger and abuse of, by Henry IV, 341,
who, in the matter of the truce negotiations gives him the lie, and calls him “double faced,” 366.
hunting at Royston;
will give no audiences when so employed, 344, 346.
design to render, independent of Parliament, by the formation of a reserve fund, 345.
representations to be made to, as to the harbouring of criminals in the English Embassy at Madrid, 349.
accused by Cardinal Bellarmin of overtures to Rome by his Secretary Elphinstone;
repudiates the charge, and puts Elphinstone on his trial, 354, 360, 363.
tries to extirpate “the Puritan Sect” in Scotland, 354 (p. 185);
he loathes it, more than Catholics, as destroying the authority of the Crown, 376.
assured of a truce between the Dutch and Spain, while the nation “persists in hoping” for war, 354 (p. 185).
expected in London, 354, 360,
keeps his Commissioners at the Hague, to reconcile the factions of Count Maurice and Barneveldt, 360.
receives the Venetian Ambassadors, before the Council, Ladies of the Court, &c.;
proposes to knight Ambassador Giustinian, 362;
arranges compromise in the affair of the “Soderina” before the Ambassador's departure, 364;
receives the thanks of the Doge and Senate, 380, 381, 412;
allusion by Sir Henry Wotton to his desire to specially honour Giustinian, 381 (p. 200).
about to issue order forbidding trade to pirate infected ports in Barbary, 364,
its good effect, 367.
the ground of his advocacy of a truce between the Dutch and Spain to be found in his parsimony, his love of peace, and his desire that no accord should be reached without his intervention, 367;
aware if trade is thrown open to the Dutch by a truce English trade and revenue will suffer, but favours truce, rather than that France should have the credit of effecting, 376.
estimates pirates round coast at five hundred sail;
suspects the connivance of Admiralty officials;
orders enquiry into that office, 367.
orders arrest of pirates who carried Spanish sugar ship to Ireland;
“very bitter against” pirates, 373,
a commission sent, 376.
stirs up the Bishops against the Puritans in England, as destroying the authority of the Crown, 376, 457.
special embassy to, from Spain and the Archdukes, 378. See Giron.
history of his dealings with the Customs, and particularly currant tax, 379.
French and Spanish complaints to, of piracy off England, 386.
allows the Prince of Wales to turn Lords Southampton and Pembroke out of their quarters at Court, 393.
(1609), special mission to, from the Duke of Lorraine, 400.
supports the Bishops against the Judges, in the matter of “Prohibitions,” “a sign that he wishes to withdraw himself from the operation of the law,” 404,
rebuked in the Privy Council, 536, 539, 575.
is afraid to enforce the authority of the Council in matter of beer licences, when challenged, “for fear of irritating the people who are inclined to revolt,” 404.
speech to, of Lord Harington's son, 407 (p. 216).
Thomas Rose's book in praise of contains passages offensive to France, 409, 410.
suggested attempt to influence, to support the Dutch in war, 411.
his reply to Cardinal Bellarmin ready to appear;
its probable effect with the Pope;
urged by the French Ambassador and the Council not to issue the book under his own name, 420.
courier sent to, from Spain, to thank, and to persuade, that concession of the India Navigation to the Dutch would injure his interests, 422.
abuse of, by Henry IV;
“a fraudulent trickster from his birth,” 424;
sarcastic comment on apologies by, 435.
issues a Proclamation against piracy, and the pirate Ward, 426;
text of the Proclamation, 427.
employs his absence more in study than the chase;
recalls book from the printers, 430.
advised by Council to retain the revenues of the Prince of Wales for further term, to liquidate Crown debts, 430.
his invitations to the Queen's “Masque”;
question of precedence involved, 439, 443.
gives two days only to affairs, and “returns to his usual hunting at Royston,” 443.
upholds the right in England of the post nati, 444.
stops duel between the Duke of Lennox and Lord Haddington, 444.
personal apologies of Count Maurice conveyed to, 449 and note.
excuses the colonisation, from England, of Virginia, to Spain, as a private venture, 449,
accepts responsibility for, 466.
his remarks on the subject of Venetian precedence, 455.
attends cockfights, 455.
tilts the ring, five a side, with the Prince of Wales, 457, 463.
the Doge and Senate order appeal to, on the matter of precedence, 460.
his reply to Cardinal Bellarmin delayed till the result of the trial of Lord Balmerinoch is known;
the Privy Council opposes its issue under his own name, 463.
leaves Greenwich for Hampton Court on account of plague, 463.
gives supper to the Court, in honour of French gentlemen, 463.
refuses, in Queen's name, the Marchioness of Huntly's petition for her husband;
refuses the Queen's petition for Lord Balmerinoch, 466.
guarantees the India Navigation to the Dutch, 467, 477,
text of the guarantee, 478.
prepares joust for Coronation Day;
no Ambassador invited, to avoid trouble about precedence, 470.
shadowy claims of, to the Cleves succession;
supports Brandenburg, 483,
supports, 580. See Cleves.
throws doubt on Venetian orthodoxy, 483 (p. 263), (Cf. 477), 497 (p. 270), 527.
“is biting and free of speech and makes frequent use of jokes,” 484.
Danish Envoy sent to, 497, 503.
“makes the usual procession” on the Feast of St. George;
gives banquet to the Knights of the Garter;
invites the French Ambassador, who de-
his Ambassador at the Hague prevails with the Dutch to exclude the “Catholic rite,” by the argument that “for a new state more than one religion is dangerous,” 532.
entertains the Venetian Ambassador, and his son, at Greenwich;
his compliments to the Republic and commendation of Sir Henry Wotton, 535.
his conversation with Ambassador Correr on his book;
informed by the Ambassador that “he had authority to read every kind of book,” but that “what does not fall in with my views I leave on one side,” 536.
a French libel on, Queen Elizabeth, and Henry VIII, discovered by the Archbishop of Canterbury;
his annoyance, 536,
reissued with a skit on his book, 555;
called “Pruritanus,” 564 and note. See Pruritanus.
attends Council daily, re repression of piracy, 539,
comes to no decision, 548.
the Pope admits that his line of conduct towards, had been dictated by the Cardinals of the Inquisition;
remarks by, reported to the Pope, 594.
cuts short his progress upon a rumour of the Earl of Tyrone's return to Ireland, arrives at Windsor, going thence to Hampton Court and Royston, 599, 617.
to settle the cut of Scottish pontificial robes, 599.
notifies Henry IV that he will “follow his Majesty's counsel in the affair of Cleves”;
writes to the Emperor;
distrusted by Henry IV, 611, 656.
appoints Sir Ralph Winwood Ambassador to Holland, and to negotiate with the Archduke Leopold, 617,
his acceptability to the Dutch, 641.
Ambassador of Brandenburg on way to, 633, 641,
receives him, 658.
“would rather see forty others put to death than one priest,” 636.
leaves Hampton Court for Theobalds, 641.
a French match proposed for his son, 641.
commission and credentials of Francesco Contarini, as Ambassador-Extraordinary elect to;
“to clear his Majesty's mind of doubts,” re the Premonition, 643, 653.
entertains the Count of Neuburg, the Prince of Oldenburg and the Tuscan Ambassador, 650;
the Tuscan Ambassador on his way home, 695.
informs no one of the reason of dispatch to him of a Courier-Extraordinary from Venice;
desires to protect Sir Henry Wotton's reputation, 651.
receives Sir Henry's despatches, 658, 659.
engaged to join league against Spain, 657.
terms of the Dutch treaty with, 658.
at Bagshot, 658;
to be notified on his return to Hampton Court of Sir Henry Wotton's despatches, reporting his return to the Cabinet, &c., 659,
his satisfaction, 664:,
goes to Royston, 665.
Lord Salisbury's efforts to increase his income;
is “frequently compelled to yield to the King's lavishness,” 665.
puts the pirate Gibbons at the disposal of Ambassador Correr;
he cannot be tried in England, being a Scot, and arrested in Scotland, and if tried in Scotland would probably be acquitted;
the Ambassador is accordingly invited to try him himself, or to send him to Venice, 678, 700, 719, 728, 743;
the Doge and Senate hand the prisoner over to, 764, 794, 812, 837.
the plague attacks his household at Royston;
he returns to Hampton Court, 685.
Henry IV designs to “bring in,” with the King of Denmark, to Cleves, 693.
complains that Henry IV does not “frankly consult” him on the situation;
M. de la Boderie to be sent to, 693.
is ready to support “the two Princes” in arms, 693;
“more than ever inclined” to join coalition against Spain and the House of Austria,” 694;
“has this matter at heart,” on account of his relationship to Brandenburg, “but much more on religious grounds,” 700.
returns to London;
attends chapel on All Saint's Day;
“has a touch of the gout in one foot,” 700.
“the doctors say it is gout, but dare not tell him,” 714,
“very busy, and not quite well,” 715,
“pain in his foot has ceased,” 719,
gout again attacks, 727, 728.
interested in the dispatch of four ships of the Levant Company, with a ship of the Royal Navy, 700, 714.
sends Sir Ralph Winwood to Düsseldorf, with assurances of aid, 708, 725.
to be formally invited to join a Protestant Union, 708.
his cool reception of the Ambassador of his brother-in-law, the Duke of Savoy;
considers the Duke's claims to Cleves are intended “to please the Emperor and thwart Brandenburg and Neuburg,” rather than in his own interests, 714.
dislikes Austrian aggression, especially nearer England;
offended with the Emperor for refusing his book;
not mollified by the Emperor's gift of horses and clocks, 714.
cargo of wine for, from Frontignac in Provence, “the wine he likes best,” taken by pirates, 714.
going to Royston with the Prince, 714, 719,
returns to London, 728, 744.
his annoyance at the deaths of Sir George Wharton and Stewart of Blantyre in duel, 719.
indifferent to French match for son, but dislikes the proposed match between France and Savoy, 719.
assures the Ambassadors of Brandenburg and Neuburg that he will not fail to assist their masters to keep their hold on the Duchy;
they ask him for money, and leave “not quite contented,” 727.
finds the claims of the Duke of Saxony to Cleves far stronger than he expected;
informs the Saxon Ambassador he will support the Princes pending the Emperor's decision;
but jealousy of the House of Austria in reality decides him in favour of the Princes, 727.
more occupied with study than in chase, 727.
plot to poison, 728 and note, 752.
desires to extirpate pirates, 728.
confers the Captaincy of Portsmouth on Lord Pembroke, a proof of his signal affection for him, 728.
re-appoints le Sieur as Envoy to Tuscany, in spite of criticisms on the results of his previous mission;
“this appointment was to be expected, for here they usually support their Envoys,” 734.
Lord Cranborne finds a book attacking, in Paris, ascribed to “Master William,” King Henry's buffoon;
its suppression demanded, 734.
follows the example of Henry IV and gives no presents to the Ambassadors coming on the affair of Cleves, 734.
consents reluctantly to the Prince of Wales appearing in a tourney, 738.
will assent to fresh negotiations between the Archdukes and the Dutch for a peace, 744.
reported conclusion of a league between, France. Venice, the States and Savoy, 748.
(1610), Henry IV sends M. de la Boderie to, with the Prince of Anhalt's proposals on behalf of the Protestant Union, 749,
“on the affairs of Cleves,” 752,
to ascertain what aid he will give to the Union, 757.
arrests the Lady Arabella;
examines her before the Council;
releases her, 752;
confines her to her apartment, 763.
special Embassy to be sent to, from Holland, on the affair of Cleves, in alarm at the Catholic League, between the Ecclesiastical Electors and Bavaria, and Spain, 752;
names of the Ambassadors, 763 and note, 821 and note, 826, 832.
the Archdukes will send an Ambassador to, “to beg his Majesty to intervene in the question of transit of goods for Antwerp,” 752;
“the Flemish Commissioners wish to submit the question of the transit to Antwerp to the two Kings (James and Henry IV), but meet with much opposition,” 763.
sends the Duke of Lennox to visit Ambassador Correr, with assurances of good will, 752.
Henry IV only awaits his decision, before assisting the Duke of Savoy's attack on Milan, 758.
will give assistance to Neuburg and Brandenburg, but will not specify the amount, 763.
invites the Venetian Ambassador to the tourney, 763.
the Pope's dread of driving Henry IV “into union with England and other heretic powers,” 767.
countenanced the suit of the Moldavian Pretender for the Lady Arabella;
orders the repayment to her of money sent to the Prince, 774.
his reception of the Venetian Ambassador at his son's tourney;
praises the Duke of York;
commends the Dutch overtures to Venice, 774.
out of London, at Royston;
offers to return, to receive Ambassador Contarini: in no hurry to see the French Ambassador-Extraordinary;
as to Cleves, he is “very anxious”
it should not come to the House of Austria;
is “very well disposed to Brandenburg”;
“would like to advance his own religious party,” but is unwilling “the King of France should have a larger role” than himself in the war, though it is “far from his intent” to spend money or incur responsibility over it;
moreover “he will always have somebody about him” to recommend Spanish interests, 778;
the Queen's Spanish proclivities, 811.
dines with the East India Company, 778.
receives M. de la Boderie;
has not specified his assistance;
Henry IV states that “just at the moment when he ought to act vigorously, he is more inclined to withdraw,” 782, 799.
sends Lord Salisbury to confer with the Ambassador;
the aid he promised to the Ambassadors of the Possessioners will take the form of men and money;
will employ the English and Scots already in the Netherlands;
will expect the States to pay them, out of the money due to him, 785;
the States give written assent to such troops being taken over by the King, 821.
will receive Ambassador Contarini, 785 (p. 421).
gratified with the “Arch-priest's”
defence of the oath of allegiance;
gives him a stipend, 786.
Anti-Catholic legislation probable in Parliament, to relieve him of odium;
he proceeds “very mildly” in the matter, 786.
receives Ambassador Contarini in audience;
speaks too rapidly, though in French, for the Ambassadors to catch all he says, “owing to the English accent,” 792.
Lord Salisbury explains he “is resolved not to abandon” the “Possessioners,” but owing to the insular position of England and the absence of a standing army, he cannot intervene with rapidity, 793.
Lord Salisbury announces that he will contribute “4,000 infantry, paid,” to the “Possessioners” in Cleves, 794;
and find ships to prevent aid coming from Spain, 816,
will increase the amount if need be, 822.
gives banquet to the Ambassadors-Extraordinary of Venice and France;
will not pardon Ward, who offers 40,000l.;
laughs at Robert Sherley;
vows eternal remembrance to Venice, &c., 801.
Embassy to, from the “Possessioners,” of the Duke of Wirtemberg, 802, 838, 857,
sent by the Princes of the Evangelical Union, 866.
the French Ambassador proposes a defensive alliance to, between England, France, and the Dutch, 803 (Cf. 785), 813, 821, 826.
his regard for the Elector of Brandenburg puts the Duke of Saxony's Embassy at a disadvantage;
resents the Duke's failure to congratulate, on his accession, 803.
begged by the Grand Duchess of Tuscany “to recall that we are of the same blood”;
his sentiments to Tuscany kinder, 803.
discovers the Lady Arabella's design to marry William Seymour;
grounds of his objection, 803,
prohibits the match, 813.
informs the Spanish Ambassador that he considers the prohibition of English trade with Spain, on pretence of plague, as an unfriendly act, 803 (Cf. 794).
receives Contarini, who takes leave of him;
is satisfied that “due regard” was shown to his book in Venice;
commends Sir Henry's Wotton's zeal;
desires the prohibition of certain books in Venice;
recommends the Prince de Joinville;
recommends the case of the “Corsaletta”;
desires a Protestant burial place in Venice, and that English students at Padua be relieved of the oath, adding. “It is true that, unless there be necessity, one does not change an ancient practice. That is a rule I invariably follow,” 812.
difficulties between, and Parliament;
“will probably get his own way,” 812;
applies to Parliament for money;
proposal that he should surrender the Court of Wards for an annual sum;
it “will end to the King's satisfaction,” 813, 837, 838, 856, 880 (p. 476), 894 and note, 906, 918 (p. 496), 936.
hopes to bring the Duke of Saxony into line with the “Possessioners,” 821, 838.
attacked “with incredible freedom” in Parliament, for his extravagance;
required to surrender wardships and purveyance, 821, 826.
his dread of Spanish designs, on the whole, outweighs his dislike to the aggrandisement of France;
delighted that Henry IV should attack Milan, while dreading his absorption of Flanders, 826,
dislikes his designs on Flanders and Milan, 875.
the Dutch Embassy to, starts, 832,
expected to “push forward an alliance between,” and France, 838.
Henry IV “now uses the most honourable terms about,” 832.
Venetians, on visit to England, presented to, 837.
his right denied to “naturalize” aliens “by grace,” 837.
receives the French Ambassador;
those “most intimate with” him, declare that “an accommodation about Cleves will be reached and that the Duke of Saxony will join the two Princes”;
takes no steps to organize the English force for Cleves, 838, 856.
his bounty to Lord Compton;
orders him “to do the honours” at the Coronation Day joust, 838 (p. 453),
and to prepare a costume of black velvet, &c., which is worn on the occasion by a gentleman in Lord Compton's name, 856.
invites the Venetian Ambassador to the joust;
expresses his dislike to the marriage of the Prince of Savoy to the French Princess;
believes the affair of Cleves will be accommodated;
comments on the “pernicious designs” of Prince Maurice against Dutch liberties, 856.
considers the question of a match for his daughter;
the Prince of Brunswick suggested, 856.
refuses to act with greater stringency to recusants, 856 (p. 462), 918 (p. 496).
requires that English and Dutch contingents for Cleves shall march with the French, 857.
will probably simply renew “the capitulations in Elizabeth's reign” with France, 857;
the “old capitulations between Elizabeth and” Henry IV will probably be renewed, 897.
demands that English force for Cleves shall be paid out of French debt to Queen Elizabeth, 857,
negotiations to determine amount of debt, 875, 897.
speculations as to the object of the Dutch Embassy to: an alliance for a joint attack on the Indies suggested, 857, 858.
touches for scrofula, as “King of France,” 858.
dines at Greenwich, 858.
opposed to the nomination of his son as “King of the Romans,” 870,
or of himself, 894.
Embassies to, from the Evangelical Union, the Elector Palatine, the Duke of Wirtemberg, the Duke of Neuburg and the Dutch arrive, 875, 890;
does not “cover” when receiving, 875.
detailed proposals to, by the Dutch, as to the equipment and command of the force he had promised to send to the support of the “Possessioners” in Cleves;
he never really intended to send this force, hoping the threat of it would suffice, 875.
his hopes of a settlement of the Cleves question, by reason of overtures by the Archduke Maximiliam to the Duke of Neuburg, 875.
the Duke of Savoy objects to his inclusion in League, 879.
orders the arrest of pirate, 880,
entertains the various Ambassadors in England “to the Ceremony of the Garter,” 894.
leaves for Royston and Newmarket, for a fortnight, to avoid answering the proposal made by the Ambassador from the Evangelical Union, that he should proclaim himself their head;
disposed to accept, but being “by nature little inclined to war,” and “resenting the intervention” of Henry IV, he puts off decision, hoping to hear that the question is compounded, 894, 897;
the murder of King Henry still further inclines him to hold back, 918.
has the few, neglected, ships of the Royal Navy overhauled, and makes use of all the preparations for war and Extraordinary Missions, to induce Parliament to supply him with money, 894.
refuses to allow English and Scots in Holland to be commanded (as requested, No. 875) by Count Henry of Nassau, 897.
out of London with the Prince of Wirtemberg, at the chase;
receives news of the murder of King Henry IV, 906,
which inspires him with fears for his own person, 918, 936, 946.
the Doge's compliments to his son, 907 (p. 488).
suspends forwarding of pay for the infantry in Holland designed for Cleves, 918 (p. 495).
knights all the members of the Dutch Embassy, ibid.
refuses his son permission to go to Parliament in procession, 918 (p. 496), or to enter London, on horseback, 945.
quarrels with the Commons, who refuse to listen to a message he sends by the Speaker, the Speaker being their servant and unable to “speak for others,” 918 (p. 496), 930.
reported, on receipt of news of the murder of King Henry IV, to have sent orders to the Hague for his troops to march to the relief of the “Possessioners”;
alleged bond in writing between the Kings to assist each other's sons in the event of either of their deaths, 927, 928.
receives M. de la Boderie as Ambassador of Louis XIII;
all arrangements for the relief of Cleves, &c., confirmed, 930.
the prospect of a diminution of the power of France greatly increases his affection towards a French alliance;
omits no marks of regard;
puts Court in mourning, 930.
demands that Parliament shall cease to discuss the limits of the royal prerogative, 930,
allows the discussion, if respectful, 936.
rumour from Flanders of a conspiracy against, and the King of Denmark, 930 (p. 501).
his speech to Parliament, printed, 936, 946 and note.
more than ever anxious to effect an accommodation in Cleves, without fighting;
will not let his forces be employed, “unless the other Princes show themselves,” 937, 955.
“contrary to his habit,” “is considering how to abase and annihilate” the Roman Catholics;
people “marvel to see him so intent” on the matter, at a time when other things “are straining the devotion of his subjects to his royal person,” 937;
renews old statutes against Recusants by Proclamation, 947, 955.
present at his son's investiture as Prince of Wales, &c., his demeanour on the occasion, 945.
masque and jousts given by, 945.
precautions taken for his personal safety during the festivities in London, 945 (p. 509).
about to depart “for the chase” the Council not altogether pleased, ibid.;
goes to Greenwich thence on progress, 954.
fresh quarrels between, and Parliament, daily;
he “exacts the highest regard towards himself,” the members maintain the authority of Parliament with extraordiary zeal, ibid.
report of his assassination current in Venice, 949.
continues to withold the revenues of the Principality of Wales from his son;
will not allow him to increase his Household;
“has some reasonable jealousy of the rising sun,” 954.
Parliament petitions, to be summoned after his Progress;
he employs the interval in purging it, 954.
gives way to the Commons touching a personal complaint by him of the conduct of a member, 954.
petitioned to issue Letters of Marque against the Spanish;
will probably connive at it, 954.
presses for the repayment of the debt due from France, but “they are attending to their home affairs” and neglect, 955.
orders the advance of the English troops, with the Dutch on Cleves, the Queen-Regent having decided to send her force, 957.
Jamestown, on the James River. St. James, Virginia, founded, 466.
Janissaries, in Tunis, 268.
Japan, Jesuit activity in, alluded to, 15.
Jarves, or Jarvis, George, O.S.B., of Berwick, executed, 237 and note;
annoyance caused by dying speech of, 240.
Jeannin, Pierre, President au Parlement de Dijon, negotiating with the Dutch on behalf of Henry IV, 1, 10,
reports them inclined for peace with Spain, suggests his own recall, 17;
gives reasons for Dutch dissatisfaction with the “ratification” in its final form;
his report to Henry IV, 171;
further report by, that peace or war depend on the King, 272, 275, 282;
at the Hague,
secures acceptance by the Archduke of a seven years' truce, 330, 331, 338, 339;
lingers on at the Hague trying to induce Dutch to accept a truce, 342;
his views on the loss of Richardo's instructors, 346 note;
his zeal for the truce, supposed, in England, to be disagreeable to Henry IV;
suspected of Spanish proctivities as “an old Leaguer,” 365;
urges the truce, 367;
Prince Maurice calls his instructions from home in question, 367;
his instructions (1) to secure truce, (2) to “set up stable government,” 391;
conducting the final negotiations, 452;
declaration by, re the Indian Navigation 478;
goes to the Hague to assist Dutch in the revision of their constitution, 496;
invites Dutch to allow the “Catholic rite,” 532;
presents to, by the Dutch and the Archdukes, 532;
advises war over Juliers, 568;
examines the murderer of King Henry IV, 898.
Jennings, —. Captain, a pirate, follower of Ward, sailing from Baltimore, p. xli, 319 and note;
his arrest, 477 and note, 575 note, sentenced to death, reprieved, 728 and note.
Jerusalem, M. de Breves' visit to, 65.
Jesuits, seek to be reinstated at Venice by means of Henry IV, 9;
Sir Henry Wotton's observations on their methods, 15:
Anthony Creswell, a Jesuit, favours Sir Anthony Sherley, 66, 77, 713 note;
English work against, reprinted at Venice;
Papal protest, 124;
the Jesuit Parsons advocates freedom of Roman Catholics worship, King James and others reply, 131, 168, 527, 555;
dispatch of, by Pope, to Ireland, 134;
immense accumulation of landed estate by in Spain, annoyance of Government, 184;
oppose Sir Henry Wotton's collation of texts of St. Chrysostom, 287;
contrive the mission of Don Pedro di Toledo to France, 302;
Monsignore Benedetti “formerly with,” 304;
trouble the Duc de Sully for his faith, 385 (Cf. 383);
proposed work by Cotton, the Jesuit. 385;
arrest in England of one of their correspondents, 463:
lose ground in France. 474,
Papal intercession for, 519,
their designs on the pulpit of the Church of San Francesco, in Constantinople, opposed by the Bailo, 480;
King James' attack on, 484;
ex-Jesuit, Francesco de Costa, to accompany Persian Ambassador from Prague to Rome, 517;
favourable report by the Jesuit, Cotton, on King James' book. 543,
back into favour with the King over the book, 554;
Gunpowder Plot hatched by their Society, 562;
deputation of English priests to implore the Pope to stop, from further interference in England, or “they will destroy the slight remnants of the Catholic faith that still survive” there, 578;
they secure the Beatification of “Father Ignatius”;
they inaugurate “divine offices” in his honour, during which the French Ambassador seats himself on the high altar, 578;
their college at Douai, 588, 592;
reply to King James' book by a Jesuit, appears in Rome, 594;
denial on their behalf that the “Pruritanus” was issued from their college of St. Omer, 605;
procure the prohibition of King James' book in Venice, 625 (p. 344);
try to secure the church of St. Peter in Constantinople, secret efforts of the Bailo to prevent, 645,
successful. 671, 689, 706;
bring picture of the Passion Flower to Europe, 646,
poem thereon, 647 and note;
succeed in setting Henry IV against Fra Fulgentio, 677;
efforts of the Bailo to expel from Constantinople, the English and Venetians shun, 689, 706;
fail to get access to the Church of Santa Maria in Constantinople, occupied by the Franciscans, 723;
proposal to hold Lord Cranborne hostage for Baldwin the Jesuit, 727 note;
King James alludes to their attacks on himself, 812;
the Prince of Condé attends sermon at the, in Milan, 851:
“do all they can,” in Paris “to gain over” the Turkish Envoy;
Ambassador Foscarini warned to counteract, 866;
letter on behalf of, presented to the Venetian Senate, from Henry IV, desiring representations in favour of, at Constantinople, 881;
the Grand Vizier's comment on, 887;
Sir Henry Wotton brings home the murder of King Henry IV to their teachings, 917:
the Bailo fears he will not be able to exclude from Constantinople, 922;
the Ambassador Zuniga refused permission to convey a Jesuit out of England with him, 937 (p. 505);
Mariana's doctrine on regicide condemned by the Sorbonne;
he is burned in effigy, 944: the book burned before Notre Dame. 963,
King Henry IV's heart, by his own wish, taken to be buried at their church: received and kissed by Father Cotton, 963;
report implicating, in the King's murder;
a Jesuit in Prague defends the act, ibid.: agitation against, in Paris, 964.
Jews, Venetian ships not to be searched for, by Spanish officers, 61, 64;
the Jew Giesua Davicollo, dragoman in the Morea, 221;
goods and persons of, seized at sea by the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 477;
Portuguese merchants, living as concealed Jews, frequenting mass, expelled from London, 588.
Joachim Ernest Margrave of Anspach, Francesco Contarini accredited to, 654.
Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, letter to, obtained by the Prince of Moldavia, from King James, 117;
his daughter, Barbara Sophia married to the Duke of Wirtemberg, 548.
John Frederick, Duke of Wirtemberg, sends his brother to England with the insignia of the Garter, on their father's death. 332, 376;
his Ambassador in Paris, 446;
his marriage with Barbara Sophia, daughter of Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, disappoints King James, 548:
Francesco Contarini accredited to, 654;
sends an Embassy to England, in company with his brother, 875, 897;
his Ambassador accompanies Sir Thomas Edmondes to Paris, will proceed to the Hague, with the intention of returning to England, 930;
the Ambassador, “who has gone to France about the business of Cleves.”
awaited at the Hague by the other German Ambassadors, 937.
John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, (1609), his commissioners leave the Hague, 398;
his claim to the Cleves succession backed by the Dutch and England, 483, 580;
the Duchy of Cleves declares for, 497;
“the King of England and the States do not wish to see the Markgrave of Brandenburg master of Cleves,” 532;
his brother (Ernest) in Düsseldorf;
will be supported by England and France, 593, 600;
copy of the accord between the Princes of Brandenburg and Neuburg and some of the States of Cleves and the Mark, 603;
his brother (“the Princes in Düsseldorf”) appeals from the Imperial Commissioners to the Emperor, 611;
the Dutch will support. 617;
Ambassador from, in France (Count Solms), 633, 641, 650, 658,
will not leave Paris till the Imperial Ambassador departs, 665;
Sir Ralph Winwood announces that King James will support his claims, 641;
expected (“the Marquis of Brandenburg”) with a thousand horse from Prussia, 650;
another Ambassador of his,
in England, received by King James, exchanges courtesies with Ambassador Correr, 658,
leaves England without waiting for the Counts Solms, 665;
goes (“the Elector”) with large force of Cavalry to the Count Palatine of the Rhine, 665;
“inclined to an accommodation,” 678,
increases his troops in Cleves, 685;
his cause, as her relation, and as a great Prince, espoused by Queen Anne;
she desires her daughter married to his grand nephew, 678, 803;
Henry IV supports, 692, 693, 708, 709;
King James ready to support “the two Princes” in arms, 693,
on account of his relationship to, but more on religious grounds, receives Ambassadors from, 700,
sends Sir Ralph Winwood to, 708, 725;
the Duke of Saxony's claim intended to thwart, rather than genuine, 714;
his Ambassador, Christian von Bellin, reports the results of his mission at Düsseldorf, 717 and note;
Ambassador from, leaves England “not quite content,” and proceeds to negotiate in Holland, 727:
King James will support, pending the Emperor's decision, ibid., 744;
(1610), French and English troops, disbanded in Holland, take service with, 755;
the French Agent at Hall arranging support for, 757;
put under the ban of the Empire, 759;
Henry IV specifies the amount of his assistance to, King James invited to do the like, 763,
he is “very well disposed to,” 778;
his troops beaten off by the Archduke Leopold's convoying treasure;
is going to invest Juliers, 785;
slight difference between and the Duke of Neuburg, 801 (p. 432), 803;
the two “Possessioners” are in perfect accord, a matter “of supreme importance,” 838;
with the Duke of Neuburg in Düsseldorf, 850;
the Duke of Saxony's “arrangement with” alluded to, 838;
styles himself “Duke of Cleves” in Commissions, 850;
question put to the vote in Venetian Senate, whether the title “Serene Highness” be allowed him, 868:
visited at Berlin, by the King of Denmark 875;
marriage of his brother John George to Eva Christina daughter of Frederick, Duke of Wirtemberg. 894;
his Agent in Venice, 907 (p. 489), see Lenk.
- See also under Ernest, Margrave of Brandenburg;
John William, Duke of Cleves, without an heir, 402;
his death, 473, 483,
Johnson, Anthony, practises piracy with Ward, 268,
at Tunis, 415.
Joinville, Prince de. See Lorraine, Charles de.
Jones, Inigo, warrant to issue money to, for the Prince's tourney, 744 note.
Jorga, “Pretendenti Domnesci,” cited, p. xvii.
Josef, M., called Boilieu, to command privateers, 365,
brother-in-law of Beauregard, 383.
Joseph, Benjamin, master of the “Merchant Venture,” 418.
Jouchings, —, Dutch Ambassador to England, from Zealand, 821 note (Cf. 763 note).
Jousts, Jousting, Match, on Accession Day, 216;
to please the Prince of Wales, 463 (Cf. 457);
in preparation for Coronation Day, 470;
the Prince of Wales prepares a tourney 738,
“to run the lists,” 744,
“practises at the barriers,” 752;
his six defenders keep open table in his house for week before, 763;
account of, 774;
“jousts” on Coronation Day, 838, 856;
in honour of the Prince of Wales, 936, 945.
Joyeuse, Francois de, Cardinal, causes Fra Fulgentio to be inhibited, 13;
pamphlet by, on the Interdict, 15;
share of himself, and the friar, his brother, in a scheme for the conquest of England, 403;
crowns Queen Marie at St. Denis, 905.
Juliers, Duchy of, (1609), French propose to go to war over;
consult England, Denmark and the German princes, 568;
the Archduke Leopold in, 580,
victualled from Flanders, 600;
copy of the Imperial Mandate to the State of Juliers and Cleves, 602;
letter of the Archduke Leopold dated at “the chief fortress” of, 604;
a French Agent, and Sir Ralph Winwood, to meet the Archduke Leopold in, 617;
the Archduke retires from, 641,
returns to, from Cologne, with his family and fortifies, 665;
objections to the Duke of Saxony's obtaining, founded on his incapacity to beget offspring, 727;
(1610), the Prince of Condé visits the Archduke Leopold in, 752;
the town to be invested by Brandenburg;
the “Possessioners,” encouraged by France, determined to retain, 785,
they capture mills near, 794;
the Archduke will have to abandon, 803;
the Archduke fortifying, 821;
Contarini encounters no troops of the Archduke Leopold in, 850;
Henry IV sends the Marquis de Bonnivet to reconnoitre, 866;
forces of the Archduke Leopold concentrated in, 937;
“little going on in,” 954;
left well victualled and garrisoned by the Archduke, 953.
Kavass, 65 note.
Keith, Sir Andrew, “Chevalier Chiz,” to take the “Premonition” to Sweden, 548;
sent to bid the Venetian Ambassador to a joust, 856.
Kepler. John, “Imperial Mathematician,” his observations on comet forwarded from Prague, 79.
Kerseys, trade in, 348.
Kerson, John, of Emden, pirate at Tunis, 415 note.
Kettler, Baron, killed at Brendenberg, 880.
Kew, Princess Elizabeth at, 617.
- Gardens, communication by the Director of, 647 note.
Kilmacrenan, rebel defeat at, 291.
Kilmore, Bishop of. See Bedell.
King, Captain John, his case recommended by Sir Henry Wotton, 49;
application by Sir Henry to Doge for renewal of his safe-conduct on recommendation of Lord Effingham, 241 (p. 129).
King of the Romans, Henry IV's ambition to be nominated, 870;
proposal to nominate King James, 894.
King's College, Cambridge, portrait of Father Paul at, p. xxxvi note, 51 note.
King's Evil, King James “touches” for, 216, 858.
Kirkham, Kyrkham, —. Secretary to Lord Salisbury, 659.
Koroni. Coron, in the Morea, pirates at, 219, 220, 258;
oil export from, 464.