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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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Padua, Antonio Dotto of, 77, 96, 98;

murder of Sir Julius Cæsar's son, while student at University of, 151;

letter of Venetian Senate to the Podestà of, on the murder, and his reply, 152, 153, 156, 158, 165;

sentence on Tagliaferro of, 167;

letter of the Podestà of, announcing arrest of Brochetta, 168 (2) p. 93;

impostor entertained in, 178;

the Podestà of, to hold private enquiry into Cæsar's death, 179, 180;

Sir Julius Cæsar's intention, in sending his son thither, 181;

opinion of the leading jurists of, on case of the “Soderina,” 191, 192, 229;

the trial at, of Cæsar's assassins mentioned 200;

report on case of Julius Cæsar, by new Podestà of, 210;

penal powers asked for the Podestà of, in the case, 217;

many Germans in, who marry Venetian women, their issue good Catholics, 230;

Cæsar's affair at, leads to poisoning of one of Sir Henry Wotton's suite, 334;

Pietro Negro to be relegated to, 334;

the circulation in the University of, of the “Pruritanus” forbidden 612, 621, 622;

orders to the Rectors of to entertain Dutch Envoy, 697;

Lord Cranborne at. 727:

request, by King James, that English students at, may proceed to degrees, without taking the oath, 812;

death of Mr. Cave at, 812 note;

proposal that Giacomo Cumano be allowed four servants, their names to be reported to the “Chancery of Padua,” lost in the Senate, 904,

Sir Henry Wotton petitions for him, “to restore his prestige” in Padua, 907.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 153, 156, p. 93, 178, 210.

- Podestà of. See Contarini, Tomaso; Zane, Almorò.

-, Scuola del Bò, or University of, 210 and note.

Pagliarini, Chevalier, of Ancona, report on, deposited in the Great Chest at Venice, p. 123.

Palatine, The. See Frederick.

-, The Count, advised by Prince Christian of Anhalt, 310.

-, Count, Elector. See Frederick.

- of the Rhine, the Count. See Philip Ludwig.

Palermo, ship taken, on voyage from, to Spain, 408, 500.

Pallache, Samuel, Dutch Agent in Morocco, 713.

Palma, fortifications of, visited by Sir Henry Wotton, 77;

Pietro Nigro consigned to, 353, 355.

Paolo, Master. See Sarpi.

Paradisus, Parkinson's, cited, 647 note.

Parasio, Alessandro, would-be assassin of Father Paul, 83.

Paravicino, Cardinal, to request the Emperor not to receive King James' book, 560.

Paris, George Crichton silenced by Parliament of, 137, 138, 139;

Venetian Ambassador leaves, for England, 340;

Brizuela in, 446;

precedence of the Venetian Ambassador in, 455;

heretical books exported from into Italy, 466;

the Dutch Resident in, becomes “Ambassador,” 555;

Imperial Ambassador in, 665;

Tuscan Ambassador returns via 695;

Count Solz in, 717;

Dantziger en route for, 730;

Lord Cranbourne sends an express from, to his father, with a libellous book he found at, attacking King James, 734;

Dantziger arrives in, 737;

Prince of Anhalt in, 749,

returning to, 832;

the Dutch Embassy to be lodged in the “Palazzo Gondi,” the finest in the City, 832, 865;

vagabonds in, being picked up, to serve as sappers in the army, 865;

“intense grief in,” at the King's murder, 898,

quiet. 900;

Jesuit preaching in, 917;

M. de Bullion's return to, 920;

the first Courier to leave, after the King's murder, 923;

Mariana's book burned in, 944,

before Nôtre Dame, 963;

message sent to, by the Prince of Condé, 958;

the Maréchal de Chastres leaves, 959;

the Curès of, agitate against the Jesuits, 964.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 17, 29, 38, 39, 47, 54, 60, 95, 137, 140, 159, 170, 171, 183, 217, 235, 244, 253, 254, 264, 271, 272, 282, 283, 290, 301, 302, 309, 321, 329, 330, 336, 338, 341, 358, 365, 366, 374, 375, 383, 384, 385, 387, 388, 395, 396, 409, 411, 424, 425, 435, 436, 437, 446, 452, 473, 474, 485, 488, 496, 509, 532, 533, 554, 563, 568, 571, 593, 611, 633, 655, 656, 657, 692, 693, 694, 695, 708, 711, 712, 717, 724, 725, 736, 737, 749, 750, 751, 752, 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.

Paris, —, of the Privy Council intervenes in the case of the “Soderina,” 456, 539.

Parkins, Christopher, LL.D., Assistant Secretary to the Privy Council, assists in search at the Venetian Embassy, 576, 659,

letter from, 660.

Parkinson's “Paradisus” cited, 647 note.

Parliament, English:—(1607), ill feeling in, between the Upper and Lower Houses, 2:

King James' jealousy of growth of power of, 18;

to be summoned in September to discuss “Union,” 18;

adjourned, for two months, while King is on progress;

Scottish assent sought to unimportant points re Union agreed to by, 25;

adjourned to November, 31;

opposition in to Union, equalled in Scots Parliament, 52;

summoned for Michaelmas;

Scottish assent to abolition of hostile laws assured, as agreed by, 59;

points decided by, re Union, accepted by Scottish Parliament;

other proposals of King, necessary to Union, declined, 71;

meeting of, delayed by Plague;

Union to be discussed by, 82;

prorogued, likely to be dissolved, a triumph for opponents of the Union, 102,

and grateful to Roman Catholics, 148;

the question of the Union to be revived in next, 261;

(1608), meeting of, postponed, till result of Don Pedro di Toledo's mission is known, 288, 312,

till Scottish affairs are in order, 328, 360;

design to render King independent of, by the formation of a reserve fund, 345;

(1609), again prorogued, on account of dearth and plague in London, 439;

sole right of, as against the Privy Council, asserted in respect to selling beer without a licence, 404;

prorogued partly on account of the non-collection of the third subsidy granted by, 463;

the rights of, as against the King, asserted to his face in the Privy Council, 536 (Cf. 404);

declaration by, alluded to, that excommunication of the sovereign does not absolve subjects from allegiance;

oath drafted by, 562;

about to meet, 685;

summoned for February, 727;

(1610), anti-Catholic legislation expected in, 786, 821, 880, 918 (p. 496);

opens “to-morrow,” 794;


committees appointed to consider the subsidy, and prayer of four counties to be taken out of Wales and included in England, taxation in England being lighter, 803;

“parliamentary affairs” being considered by the King in Council;

“he will probably get his own way,” 812;

Lord Salisbury's speech in;

excuses the King of extravagance;

desires money for a war fund, the Prince's establishment, &c.;

a Commission appointed;

an annual sum offered in exchange for the abolition of the Court of Wards “the matter will end to the King's satisfaction,” 813;

the King attacked in “with incredible freedom” for his extravagance;

Lord Salisbury addresses a joint committee of both houses;

the abolition demanded by, of the Court of Wards and Purveyance, 821;

the King prepared to meet their wishes, 826,

his speech to, 837,

his request for larger compensation, 856 (p. 462),

to which they approach, 858, 880, 894 and note,

a Fleming, naturalised by the King's grace, excluded from seat in, 837;

grant by, to the Princess Elizabeth, 856, 858,

and the Prince of Wales, 858;

adjourned over Easter, 880;

“resolved to abolish all prerogatives,” 880 (p. 476);

King James uses all the “Extraordinary Missions,” now in England, and preparations for war, to induce, to supply him with money;

has the Royal ships overhauled with the same object, 894;

Lord Salisbury uses the horror excited by the murder of King Henry IV to the same end, 906;

the King informs, that he requires double the income offered by, for the surrender of the Court of Wards only;

anger in;

propose to adjourn without voting subsidies;

discuss “certain dues imposed by the King” and “the limits of the royal authority,” 906, 918 (p. 496), 936;

Lord Salisbury's panegyric to, on King Henry IV, 906;

the Prince of Wales refused permission to go to, in procession on horseback, 918 (p. 496), 945;

refuses to let the Speaker deliver a message from the King;

his anger, 918 (p. 496), 930;

the King's requires that they shall cease to discuss the limits of the royal prerogative;

consents to listen to representations touching imposts levied by him;

they insist on their removal, as of right, 930;

the King gives way, 936;

the Prince of Wales' creation in, 936,

description of his investiture, 945;

fresh quarrels between, and the King daily;

he “exacting the highest regard towards himself, and the Members maintaining the authority of Parliament with extraordinary zeal,” 945 (p. 509);

penal legislation against Recusants submitted by, to the King;

edict by, reviving former statutes against them, 947;

petition to be summoned after the King's Progress;

the King employs the interval in removing, or winning over, members hostile to him, 954;

pressed by Lord Salisbury to find funds for a special Embassy to France;

the Commons demand that the request shall be introduced by one of their members, they “as representatives of the constituencies being superior to the peers, who only represent themselves,” 954;

the King sends down a sealed complaint of a member to;

they decline to open it till it be determined if the member has committed the error charged;

he justifies himself, and is pardoned by the King, before the note is opened, 954;

both Houses take the oath of allegiance, 955;

“the continuation of,” will cause the Roman Catholics great oppression, “the Puritans will look to that,” ibid.

Parliament of Paris, silences George Crichton, 137, 138, 139;

displeased at the prohibition of du Thou's History, 776;

at the Louvre, on the day of the King's assassination, 898;

declares the Queen as Regent by arrét, 899;

proceeds to condemn other books like Mariana's, 964.

Parliament of Scotland. See Scotland.

Parma. Lord Tyrone goes via to Rome, 233.

Parrots brought to Italy, 556.

Parsons. Persons, Robert, the Jesuit, King James compiling reply to, 131, 168;

a reply to, printing, 527, 555;

Sir Henry Wotton on, 562.

Paruta, Paul, his history cited, 85 and note.

Parutta, Andrea, report by, 469.

Parvis, Previs, Henry, forwarding agent, settled in Venice, case of, 381 and note, 407, 546 (p. 295).

Pasqual, Alvise, master of a French saettia, deposition by, 771, 772.

“Pasqualiga.” See Ships.

Passion Flower, picture of, brought by the Jesuits to Constantinople, 646, 647 and note.

Paterson, William, Scottish priest, committed to the Tower, 527 note.

Patras, in the Morea, Cadi in, 221;

inferior currants from, 379, 417, 418;

English trade in currants transferred to, from Zante, 464;

news from, 644.

-, despatch dated at, 222.

Patriarch of Venice, charge against, 419, 439;

not represented at the trial of a priest, 739, 745.

Paul, Father, of Venice, “Master Paolo.” See Sarpi.

Paul V, Pope (Camillo Borghese), (1607), neglects to notify Spain of accord arrived at between, and Venice, 5;

English officers disappointed of serving against, 7;

complains to Venetian Ambassador of English pamphlet, attributing it to Sir Henry Wotton, 21;

reply of the Senate, by their Ambassador, and through the Nuncio, 22, 26, 27;

“almost legatine powers” given by, to George Blackwell, the Archpriest, 25;

improved relations between, and Venice, 30;

further complaints by, to Venetian Ambassador, as to Sir Henry Wotton's proceedings at Venice, and religious worship at the English Embassy house;

satisfied with Venetian action re suppression of pamphlet, 32;

his complaint, as above, renewed by Cardinal Borghese, 35,

reply of Doge and Senate, 41:

disregard of his orders by the “Archpriest,” Blackwell, 37, 59, 86;

protests against Father Paul's portrait and writings being sent from Venice, 51;

Turkish expectations from quarrel between, and Venice, 65;

proposes to supersede the “Archpriest” Blackwell, 86;

held responsible by King James for the attempted assassination of Father Paul, 113;

repudiates the “Archpriest's” action in taking the oath of allegiance by fresh ”Brief,” 117;

King James' reply, 117;

his ability to foment disturbance in Ireland, as connected with flight to, of Earl of Tyrone, 131,

sends Jesuits thither, 134;

provision of harquebusses for, 132, 165;

permits the would-be assassins of Father Paul to take refuge in Rome, 134;

the Earl of Tyrone to repair to, with view of engaging, in Irish expedition, 136;

(1608), George Crichton's advocacy of claims of, 137;

unwilling to receive the Earl of Tyrone, on score of expense, 160;

rumoured alliance between, the Emperor, Spain, and the Grand Duke of Tuscany, against the Turk, 164, 182,

or Venice, 185;

his Nuncio in Paris in close alliance with Spanish Secretary, 171;

King James expects reply from, to his book on the oath of allegiance, 203;

a fresh quarrel between, and Venice, reported in England, 215,

its ground, 228;

issues Bull, deposing “the Archpriest” in England;

the probable ill-effects on the position of Roman Catholics there, 215 and note, are demonstrated by execution of Jarves, 237;

the new “Archpriest” not known to Government, 240;

suggested attack by, in conjunction with Spain, on Venice, 228;

his complaint of Dr. Bedell's lectures, 231;

sends money to the Earl of Tyrone, 233;

his unfavourable disposition, as shewn by the Bulls and his reception of the Earl, noted in England with dislike, 239;

annoyance caused by the Brief on the Oath of Allegiance, 240;

Wotton's reports and intercepted letters of the Earl to the rebels, increase anxiety as to his intrigues in Ireland, 261 and note, 278, 285;

his entertainment of the Earl of Tyrone, 243 and note,

insufficient for the Earl's retinue, 256;

the Earl, and his men, carry canopy over, on Corpus Christi day, 262;

his physician attends the Earl of Tyrconnel, and his Household the Earl's funeral, 292 and note;

the contriver of the mission of Don Pedro di Toledo to France, 295, 302;

book “against the Papal usurpations”;

reply to appear in Venice, 304;

recommends the care of Roman Catholics in England to the Ambassadors of Venice, 305 (Cf. 27);

question of right of asylum in Embassy houses of his Nuncios raised, 315;

refuses to release English travelling tutor arrested by the Inquisition, 320 note;

returns thanks by Nuncio to French Government, for the sentence of death and burning carried out on youth reputed his hastard, 374 and note;

his Nuncio in Paris subservient to Henry IV, informs King of Spanish intentions and Don Pedro's instructions, 385,

tricks the King, 387, 388;

causes pressure to be put on the Due de Sully to abandon his religion, 385 (Cf. 383), 436;

approves “Father” Cotton's book, 385;

King James' offer to arrange truce between Spain and Dutch was made from fear lest an understanding should be brought about by, between France and Spain, 396;

(1609), his efforts to hold Cologne to his allegiance, 402;

his part in supposed design of France and Spain to conquer England, 403, 423, 442;

King James' reply to Bellarmin will probably induce him to depose, not excommunicate, the King;

letters from, intercepted, 420;

complains of Sir Henry Wotton's importation of Bibles, with Calvin's notes, 445,

Venetian reply, 462;

Secretary of the English Ambassador in Constantinople, a spy for, 453, 494;

curiosity in England, as to relations between and Venice, 455 (p. 241),

touching the Abbey of Vangadizza, 463, 477;

his action the direct cause of the sufferings of the Roman Catholics in England, 457 and note;

protest by his Nuncio in Venice against Fra Fulgentio's sermons, 458,

Venetian reply, 462;

renegade Italian priests in England, to be employed to write against, 463;

attacks Sir Henry Wotton, 475;

Henry IV, “to show he has done something to please him,” secures concession by the Dutch of the exercise of the “Catholic religion” in “certain places belonging to Breda,” 483;

King James establishes that he is Anti-Christ, &c., 484, 550;

his Nuncio in Prague calls on the Persian Ambassador, 495;

reported preaching against, at Venice, 497 (p. 270), 527;

expected to prohibit King James' book, 513;

representations by, to Henry IV, on behalf of the Jesuits, 519;

Barclay's attack on, 527;

report in England that he had conferred the title of King of Ireland on the Earl of Tyrone, 536;

favourable report by “Father” Cotton on King James' attitude to, as “the Primate” in his book, 543;

personally requests the prohibition of King James' book at Venice, 549, 550,

and by his Nuncio at Venice, 557;

complaint by his Nuncio in Paris of Henry IV's accepting the book, 554;

renews his request to Venice that no one may see the book;

dreads “the weight” of the English Ambassador, 559;

requests the Emperor not to receive the book, 560;

makes small provision for the Earl of Tyrone, 560;

Venetian reply to, re the book, 561;

Sir Henry Wotton's references to, in presenting the book, 562;

further representations against the book by his Nuncio in Venice;

no desire to mention the King's name, 565;

assured by the Venetian Ambassador that the book will not “ be seen, circulated or published,” but that it was necessary “to use due regard, for the King of England was in other respects a great sovereign, and worthy of esteem,” 566;

his Nuncio protests against the book, at Florence, 567, 570, 585;

makes fresh protest to the Venetian Ambassador against the book, 577;

deputation of three English priests to, to implore him to order the Jesuits not to meddle further with England, or “they will destroy the slight remnants of the Catholic faith that still survive” there, 578;

reproves the General of the Jesuits, re de Breve's conduct, 578;

his prohibition against King James' book affixed everywhere in Rome;

fresh representations by his Nuncio in Venice, 583;

orders lodgings for the Persian Ambassadors, 584, 589,

receives, 594, 607, 608, 620;

informed of the Duke of Savoy's rejection of King James' book;

compares the action of the Duke with that of the King of France, and is informed by de Breves, that it is not for a Duke of Savoy to set an example to mightier sovereigns, 590;

urged by de Breves to prohibit replies to the book, 661;

pleads that, in the matter of Venice, and of England, he had resigned himself to the judgment of the “Cardinals of the Congregation of the Inquisition,” 594;

praises the patience of the Senate with Sir Henry Wotton, a man “extremely fiery and bold as are all the Ultramontanes,” 632;

settlement between, and Venice, of the Vangadizza question, 640;

receives Robert Sherley as Persian Ambassador, 648,

dismisses him, 661;

King James anxious as to steps to be taken by, against his book, fears he may again promote the Earl of Tyrone's designs, 664;

renews his complaints of Sir Henry Wotton's presence in Venice, 721,

and complains of the Dutch Envoy at Venice;

the Senate approve their Ambassador's reply, 729;

regards Contarini's mission as connected with French negotiations with Savoy, 722;

scheme of his Nuncio in Paris to decoy and capture Lord Cranborne, 727 note;

protests by his Nuncio, and at Rome, against execution of a priest at Venice, 739, 745;

Agent sent to, re Cleves, by the Archduke Leopold, 746;

(1610), Embassy to, from the Catholic League, 756;

he declines to be named head of the League, for fear of driving Henry IV “into union with England and other heretic powers,” but will give a lump sum, to be raised from the clergy of Italy, 767;

“a certain barefoot Friar who is living at the Persian Court, and who gives himself out for Ambassador from his Holiness,” 769;

allows du Thou's History to put on the Index, 776;

begs the French Ambassador to write to his Master, urging peace, 845;

appoints Nuncios-Extraordinary to France and Spain, re the Prince of Condé and Cleves, 884, 909;

accused by the German Protestant Princes of secretly supporting the Archduke Leopold, 894;

discovers that the Prince of Condé repents his flight from France, 895;

according to Sir Henry Wotton, “will not meddle” in Cleves, 907.

Paulet, Sir George, knight, Governor of Derry, 255 and note.

-, William, Lord St. John. Earl of Wiltshire, arrest of his travelling tutor by the Inquisition, p. xxxvi and note, 320 and note;

at Venice, ill with smallpox, 407 note.

Pauluzzi, Antonio, Venetian Resident in Milan, warns the Earl of Tyrone, by the English Confessor of the Nuns of Sant Agnese, not to touch Venetian territory, 213;

further dispatches from, on the Earl's movements. 214, 227;

announces the Earl's departure, 233.

-, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 213, 214, 227, 233, 249.

Paxos, galleot captured off, 704.

“Pearl.” See Ships.

Pellegrini, —, jurist of Padua, 192.

-, Carlo, gives himself out as “Chamberlain to the King of England,” at Venice, 169,

his reception in Padua, 178.

Pencini, Lorenzo, goldsmith of Venice, his suit against Henry Parvis, 381, 407, 546 (p. 295).

Penny, —, Lord Northampton's servant, 955.

Pepper, “the India pepper,” proposals for raising revenue from, 665, 678.

- See Trade.

“Peppercorn.” See Ships.

Pepwell, Henry, mariner, his account of the pirate Ward, 267 and note, 268;

his offer to seek out and destroy him in Tunis, 334 (p. 175);

reports by, 438 note, 450 note.

Peraza, Gilbert Angel of, 418.

Percy, Henry, Earl of Northumberland, efforts to establish his connexion with Gunpowder Plot;

more closely imprisoned, 31.

Peretti, Andrea, alias Montalto, Cardinal, 243 note.

Perez, Antonio, sheltered in France, 819, 851.

Perron, James Davy du, Cardinal, King James' book submitted to, 543, 554,

his report, 578;

considers the prohibition, at Rome, of du Thou's History imprudent, 776.

Persia, (1607), Turkish design to attack;

haughty attitudence of Shah, 56;

(1608), return to, of Persian Ambassador, with presents, from Spain, 236;

(1609), Embassy of Robert Sherley from, to the Emperor and Europe to urge war on the Turk, 495, 507, 517, 524, 531, 541, 545, 551, 581, 582, 584, 589, 594, 598, 607, 608, 610, 619, 620, 624, 648, 661, 676, 769, 773, 790;

Venetians in, 581,

detained prisoner in, 769;

(1610), Robert Sherley absent from, over two years, 773;

“the Persian war is spreading” and the Turkish “Pasha is to go over there,” 864;

English merchants on way to, to open trade in silk, 886,

suspected by the Turks of being Persian Ambassadors;

Turkish objections to silk trade with, via Trebizond, 921, 940.

-, King of. See Shah Abbas.

Persons. See Parsons.

Perugino, Prè Christofero, of Monterchio in Tuscany, executed by order of the Council of Ten, 739 and note, 740, 745.

Peschiera, 691.

Petersen, Cornelius, with Dantziger, 712 note.

Petrocchi, “Vocabolario,” cited, 842 note.

Pett, Phineas, p. xvi.

Peutres, Edward. See Feuntes.

Philip II, of Spain, question of the right of asylum in Embassy houses challenged by, 315.

Philip III, of Spain, (1607), reported offer of bribe by, to the Dutch, to prevent their fleet sailing to the West Indies, 7;

his Ambassador in England assures King James that Dutch independence will never be recognized by, 31;

grave differences between, and Archduke Albert, ibid.;

ratifies truce concluded by the Archdukes with Dutch;

his consent sought to peace, 34;

urged to recognize Dutch independence, and to assist States to recover “Cautionary Towns” from England, 40;

orders Sir Anthony Sherley's arrest, at Naples, 40;

his ratification of truce, as drafted, declined by Dutch, 43;

thereupon urged by Neyen to frankly accept peace, 46;

his description as “I, the King” in lieu of “Philip, King,” in ratification, causes its rejection by Dutch, 47, 118;

his patent to Sir Anthony Sherley, 61,

the text, 64,

his relations with him, 77, 100; (1608), portrait of, “with the globe between his legs,” 150;

refuses leave to Earl of Tyrone to enter Spain, 160;

rumoured league between, the Emperor, the Pope and the Grand Duke of Tuscany, against the Turk, 164;

comments of Sir Henry Wotton, 165,

of Giustinian, 182,

of Cecil, 185;

his assurances to England, re Tyrone, 165;

annoyed at the capture of Dutchmen by his galleys, 184;

the Earl of Tyrone left Ireland “on an understanding with,” promise of money and employment;

the Earl has letters patent from, to Agents of, to supply all the Earl's needs, 213;

his consent to the Dutch claims to the India Navigation alone wanting to the conclusion of the peace, 234, 239;

presents gold chains to Persian Ambassador, 236;

cross proposals for the marriages of his son, the Infante, and of the Dauphin, to French and Spanish Princesses, 271;

sale of his private effects, 277;

refuses Dutch demands, 314;

their reply, 324 note;

authority from, to negotiate a truce, awaited in Holland, 340;

calls for report of number of criminals harboured in Madrid embassies, 349;

his share of the treasure brought by the flotta 357, 361;

Secretary Orchina supposed to be entrusted with his decision re the truce, 365;

(1609), discussions re truce, in Council, with Brizuela, held before him, 406;

the Archdukes pledge themselves to produce authority under his hand to negotiate truce on terms proposed, 413;

remits death sentence for a police assault, 415;

decides on truce, by advice of the Duke of Lerma, against the wishes of the Council, 437,

with, as reported, reservations re “severeignty” and “India Navigation,” 444,

but gives the Archduke power, if these are distasteful, to treat in his name, 446;

his compliments to the English Ambassador and professions of amity to King James, 438;

precedence of the Venetian Ambassador at Court of, 439;

“so prudent a sovereign,” according to Sir Henry Wotton, would not “have granted peace to distant provinces,” to stir up troubles nearer home,” 468 (p. 252);

to ratify the truce within three months, in his name, and not as “I, the King,” 477;

the Archduke undertakes to procure his signature in three months, or to join the Dutch in enforcing the truce, 485;

pleased with the truce, 498;

leaves disbanding of troops in Flanders to Archduke, sends no money, 503, 525, 539;

sends money, and ratification, by Brizuela, 548;

doubt in England as to his attitude to the Earl of Tyrone's pretentions, 536;

his Ambassador in England declines to forward the “Premonition” to, 539;

he refuses it, 554;

the Earl of Tyrone petitions, for aid, 560;

his ratification delivered at the Hague, with earnest request for the good treatment of “Catholics,” 575;

big ships building for, at Dunquerque, 600, 665;

Sir Charles Cornwallis, on taking leave of, tries to present, with King James' book;

gives him a summary of the arguments and invites criticisms by, 682;

complains of neglect by the competitors for Cleves, 693;

the Emperor endeavours to “pledge him to advice and assistance” in the matter of Cleves, 714;

book issued in Paris with attack on, 734;

(1610), takes interest in the Catholic League of Bavaria and the Ecclesiastical Electors, 752;

Sir Anthony Sherley recommended to, by Shah Abbas, 773;

his permission to, to fit out galleys, &c., 780;

has well-wishers at the English Court, 778;

receives Robert Sherley, 790 and note;

Lord Salisbury considers the Catholic League too weak to make war without, 793;

orders the Prince of Condé to be protected, and to be furnished with funds for the journey to Spain, 798;

writes to him welcoming him to Spain;

protests by Henry IV against the letter, as a breach of the treaty of Vervins, 819;

Pietro Piero accredited to, 839, 897;

appears grieved, goes into mourning, and suspends rejoicings for birth of his child, on learning the murder of King Henry IV, 925.

Philip Ludwig, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Neuburg, (1609), his son, Wolfgang William, in possession at Düsseldorf (see Wolfgang), 593;

the Dutch will support his claims to Cleves, 617;

his Ambassador to France and England for support, one of the Counts Solms, 633, 641, 650, 658, 665;

Sir Ralph Winwood announces that King James will support, 641;

Daniel Hutton, his Councillor, in Venice, advocating his claims, 642, 685;

Francesco Contraini accredited to, 654;

the Elector of Brandenburg goes to (“the Count Palatine of the Rhine”) with large force of cavalry, 665; “inclined to an accommodation,” 678;

increases his troops in Cleves, 685;

Henry IV pledged to support, 692,

designs to unite with Brandenburg, and then “bring in the Kings of Denmark and England,” 693;

King James ready to support “the two Princes” with arms, 693,

on religious ground, receives Ambassadors from, 700,

sends Sir Ralph Winwood to, at Düsseldorf, 708,

with promise of aid, 725;

Henry IV, and the Dutch, pledged to assist, but advise, to call a diet of his confederates, 708;

Henry IV acknowledges letters from, presented by Count Frederick of Solms and Badoero, 709, 710;

the claim of the Duke of Saxony to Cleves designed to thwart, 714;

Ambassador of, quits England, “not quite content,” proceeds to Holland, 727;

King James pledged to resist any attempt to deprive, of Cleves, pending the Emperor's decision, ibid., 744 (1610),

French and English troops, disbanded in Holland, take service with, in Cleves, 755;

the French Agent at Hall arranging support for, 757;

put under the ban of the Empire, 759;

the amount of French assistance for, specified, King James' not, 763;

declines a suspension of arms, 782;

slight difference between, and the Elector of Brandenburg, 801 (p. 432), 803,

arranged, 838,

they are together, in Düsseldorf, 850;

vote of the Venetian Senate on question whether he shall be styled “Serene Highness,” 868 (Cf. 846);

special Ambassador from, Daniel Hutton, in England, 875,

asks for money, 897, 918,

goes to the Hague, 937;

overtures to, by the Archduke Maximilian, 875, 894.

- See also Hutton; Possessioners, The; Wolfgang William, Count Palatine.

Physicians, the Sultan's, 219;

salaries asked by, in London, 503;

Henry IV's, 863, 876.

Piati, —, a Milanese, page to Sir Anthony Sherley, 249.

Piccardy, proposed conveyance of French troops from, to Holland, 955.

Piccoté, M., interview between, at Milan, and Sir Anthony Sherley, 248.

Pieces of eight. See Money.

Piloni, Giovanni, Agent of Ambassador Correr, 636.

Pinder Paul, English Consul at Aleppo, his claim to Consular dues on goods brought on Flemish bottoms, 281.

Pinelli, Dominico, Cardinal, 30 note (see Errata).

Pinnaces, 391 note.

Pinner, Captain Nicholas, his interview with Prince Henry on return from Venice, 241;

takes service in Sweden, 503.

Piombino, desire of the Grand Duke of Tuscany to remove Spanish from, 401.

Piracy, in the Levant, encouraged by the Grand Duke of Tuscany's employment of English ships and crews, 2, 7;

good effect in represing, of Anglo-Venetian agreement, 7;

privateering by English pirates under foreign flags, 7;

bertons bought by Venetian government to protect commerce against privateers, 23;

English privateer plunders Spanish ship in Spanish waters; redress refused by English Ambassador, 28;

apologies by Grand Duke of Tuscany to Doge and Senate for privateering under his flag;

privateers using Leghorn to be punished, 33;

capture of the “Soderina and Reniera,” Venetian ship, by Ward, the buccaneer, operating from Tunis, 34;

Venetian protest against use of French ports by privateers, 38;

Turkish Cavass leaves France for England, to discuss question of, 39;

he arrives;

his mission, to deal with damage done by English bertons, in Levant, 43,

probable English retort, 45;

further particulars as to, 65;

arrest by Venetians of the “Corsaletta” on suspicion of, 45,

Sir Henry Wotton's protest, 49,

to be released, 72, 77;

letters of marque issued by “everyone who owned two palms of sea board”;

the Levant “swarming with privateers,” 49;

the employment of English men and ships by the Grand Duke of Tuscany equivalent to, 53;

question of Venetian right of search, in Turkish waters, to suppress, 73;

Turkish Ciaus persuaded that blame for, in Levant, rests with French, 74;

his alleged demand for compensation for damages done by pirates, 82;

efficacy of Venetian great galleys in repressing, 82;

criticisms of Venetian requirements, under Anglo-Venetian Convention for repressing, 85;

Turkish complaint of, by English in service of Grand Duke of Tuscany; with request for means of distinguishing privateers, 93;

negotiations of the Pirate Ward, to compound with Venetians, and return home, 94, 106;

English representations to Venice on certain increase of, at Venetian expense, if letters of marque are again issued in England to privateers, 106;

proofs of acts of, by the “Corsaletta,” 110;

efficacy of Anglo-Venetian convention in stopping. 113;

ship from London suspected of, 133;

disposal of booty obtained by; “the Husband” a test case, 135, 141, 142;

arrival at Portsmouth of ship with plunder obtained by, 148;

proposed employment of ships of English Navy, in conjunction with galleons of Venice, in repression of, in Levant, 150;

French minister considers repression of, in the Mediterranean, 159;

English losses by, in the Levant, may lead to the conniving at like acts by own ships, 161;

Levant rendered insecure by;

Venetian merchants to be protected from, by convoy, 172;

proceedings to recover part of Ward's spoil from the Aga of Modon, 187, 188, 219-226, 247, 258;

Grand Duke of Tuscany refuses to give up English ships arrested on charge of; proposal to arm all English merchantmen, which would enable English to indulge with impunity their taste for buccaneering, further excited by reports of Ward's wealth, 189, 198;

movements of the pirate Ward, 193, 194, 195;

his reported death, 196, 197, 200, 212;

pirate bertons taken by Venetian Fleet off Sapienza, 211, 212, 248;

orders of the Doge and Senate touching, pp. 122, 123;

pirates captured by Great Galleys of Venice and hung in sight of Zante, 248 and note; protest by the Bailo to Turkish Authorities against, in Algiers and the Morea, 258;

English mission to Tuscany touching, 276, 280;

Venetian orders for repressing, 286;

desire of King James to repress, 295;

Mediterranean infested with English pirates, in league with Turks, their headquarters Algiers, 313;

ships taken by pirates off Valencia, 313;

English pirate off Lisbon with fifteen sail, 313;

piracy off the Isle of Wight; headquarters of pirates at Baltimore in Ireland, 319 and notes;

reported sinking of Royal ship by pirates from Ireland, 328;

Ireland infested with pirates; their possible connexion with political plots, 345;

details of the doings, off Spain and Ireland, of Captains Danzicker and Ward, 348, 352;

Lord Danvers imprisoned for sheltering pirates in Ireland, 363 and note;

order to be issued, forbidding English trade to Tunis, or other Barbary ports frequented by pirates, 364,

beneficial, 367;

petition of the Levant Company for the suppression of, at Algiers, 364;

seas round England swarming with pirates, estimated at five hundred sail; connivance in, of the English Admiralty suspected, 367, 386;

English corsair fitting out at Algiers;

given “much artillery” by “the King of that country,” 369;

waters of Gallipoli infested by English pirates, 371;

Spanish sugar ship taken by pirates off Gibraltar and carried to Ireland;

King orders pirates' arrest, 373, 376;

Spanish galleons, under Sir Anthony Sherley, to attack pirates at Algiers, 392;

three ships, with son of the Viceroy of Sicily, captured off Valencia by pirate from Algiers, 406, 408, 414, 415, 500, 574;

King James expresses his detestation of;

the subject recommended to his care by the Venetian Ambassador, 412,

with good effect, 426;

Proclamation against pirates, and against Ward in particular issued in England, 426, 431;

Venetian memorandum to Porte against Turkish officials sheltering pirates, 429;

Danzicker takes the “Moresina,” 438;

pirates hung at Zante, 438 and note;

capture by the Knights of Malta of pirate ship, manned by Turks and English, causes Turks to suspect the English, 450 and note, 458;

piracy in English waters; Dutch sugar ship captured by English, 457;

danger of the Turks learning seamanship from English pirates, 458;

fear lest leader of expedition against Ward may himself take to, 463;

Sir Henry Wotton anticipates increase of, after the Truce, 468 (p. 253);

watch set in Spain for a noted pirate advertised to have left England, 472;

arrest of the pirates Gibbons and Jennings, 477;

arrest of the pirates Longcastle and Taverner, by the Vice-Admiral; the pirate Cade ready to give evidence “on good terms,” 477, 479,

requests by the Venetian Ambassador that the prisoners may be sent to London, 526, 535, 588,

sentenced to death, 728;

“a fleet of 30 sail, pirates,” in the Straits, Spanish to attack them, 489, 544;

the Bailo shows the Grand Vizier a judgment in the English Courts, to induce him to grant justice in the case of goods stolen by pirates, 492;

on account of “mischief wrought by foreign vessels in those waters,” the Grand Turk orders closing of the port of Aleppo; business to be transferred to Tripoli, 493, 496 (Cf. 532);

“Salvetta,” abandoned by pirates, sinks off Acre, 497;

movements of Danzicker and Ward reported; Danzicker threatens to starve out a fortress by attacking grain ships;

Ward takes an English berton, but releases crew, 500;

complaint by French Ambassador of English piracy;

sugar taken from French ship sent from Barbary for sale in England, 503;

two English ships plundered by Dantziger, crews spared, 511;

Turks and English on pirate berton quarrel: the Turks all killed, 514;

pirate bertons from Barbary in the Archipelago;

four wrecked, 514, 515;

three captures of English ships, by Ward and Danziger reported at once; ships dare not put out; no one will insure;

petition to the Privy Council, 526;

special bench in England for trial of Pirates, 526;

pirates and stolen goods protected by the French Consulate in Syria, 532;

reported capture of Dantziger, 537;

English pirate taken, and executed by French ship from Havre, 539;

the King attends discussions at the Privy Council for suppression of, 539,

but comes to no decision, 548;

English merchants sell munitions to pirates in Tunis, 539;

Ward and Danziger, wish to retire, and settle in Italy, 556;

proposal to allow Ward to settle at Leghorn, 567;

two English ships taken by, crews and ships released;

Dutch ships taken by, Dutch resolve to exterminate;

Dutch ships sent against, in Barbary, 575,

to the Straits, 617, 641;

Dantziger to settle at Marseilles with pardon from Henry IV, 575;

new rules in the English Admiralty Court for “sharing in piratical loot,” 575;

destruction of Ward's ships, 586, 587, 595, 628, 630, 644;

the pirate who captured the Viceroy of Sicily's son fits ships out in Algiers for fresh expedition, 631;

the “Liona” again captured by pirates, 644;

Dantziger captures a great galleon, with half a million of gold booty, part of the flotta, in the harbour of Seville, 663, 712, 724;

Dantziger revolts against the Algerines;

kills Turks, frees slaves, and retires to Marseilles, with pardon, 687 note;

English claims against Dantziger 687;

Dantziger's attack on the Algerines will ruin Ward, 687;

Dantziger captures, and takes into Marseilles, several ships including two Englishmen, one from Venice called the “Constant”;

English war ships to be sent to the Mediterranean, 700, 714,

to “go privateering,” with Levant Company's vessels, after discharging cargo, 734, 752,

the scheme abandoned, the merchants unwilling to risk their ships against pirates, 744 (p. 415), the scheme disapproved of by the Turks, 860;

Ward going to Ireland, 700;

English ships searched on suspicion of, at Constantinople, 705;

Sir Francis Verney turns pirate, 714, 894 (p. 481);

cargo of wine for King James' use seized by, 714;

Henry IV defends his pardon of Dantziger, 724, 780;

a French boat, with fish, beats off the pirate Lolbrich with three ships, 727;

Henry Antonison Wissell sets himself up as a pirate by a succession of captures, 727;

Ireland the rendezvous of pirates, 727 and note;

nineteen pirates sentenced to death in England, the High Admiral's efforts to save them, 728 and note;

Bishop “proclaimed archpirate,” for taking the “Advantage,” Captain Sir William St. John, and killing the commander, 734 and note;

French demand for restitution of French goods found in the possession of pirates when captured;

English counterclaim for compensation out of Dantziger's spoils, 734;

Venetian merchantmen, for fear of, ordered to sail “per la muda,” 747;

French privateer attacked and taken by English gentleman;

a rich prize, 752;

pirates attack a Royal ship, occupy the upper deck, and are destroyed by the Captain firing a mine, with small damage to his men below, 763;

reports about, in the Levant, 772;

Sir Anthony Sherley acting “like a regular buccaneer,” 780;

ships from England to Venice, with fish, reported taken by, 785;

Turks and English take Spanish galleons off Algiers, 790;

King James declines Ward's bribe;

contrasts his self-denial with Henry IV's pardon of Dantziger, 801;

beaten off, near Gibraltar, by English merchantmen, 810;

Ward ordered to join the Turkish fleet, 815;

arrest of the pirate, Captain Tomkins, 880, 913;

encounter between, and the “Marigold,” 880, 894 (p. 481);

prizes taken by Ward, 888;

English ships bound for Ragusa and the Levant engage pirates;

one escapes into Syracuse damaged, 894 (p. 481); well-armed English bertons at Constantinople suspected of piracy, 908;

losses of the port of Marseilles by, 916;

Dantziger at Marseilles, at King's orders;

he promises to spare Venetians in future buccaneering expeditions, 916;

the London market suffering severely from, 954;

an English bertoncin taken and burnt by three Barbary galleys, 956.

Pisa, wood from, for shipbuilding, 806.

Pisani, Antonio, in “command of the galleys of the condemned,” orders to, 491.

Pistols, prohibited as dangerous because easily hidden, 165.

Pittag, or Beitag, as opposed to Bundstag, 820, note.

Plague, in London, 53, 71, 74;

Quarter Sessions postponed on account of, 78,

and meeting of Parliament, 82;

death from, in Royal Palace, 86;

lessening in London, 109;

fall of red rain portends, 303;

in London, 319;

death by, at Constantinople, of Sir Thomas Glover's wife, 370;

raging in winter, causes prorogation of Parliament, 439, 445;

cold weather decreases; deaths from, at Greenwich, 463,

increase of, in the City, precautionary measures, 503;

plague-stricken Portuguese woman attends mass with the Venetian Ambassador, dies next day, 576, 636 (p. 353);

“fostered by the unripe fruit the poor eat”;

more deadly than for three years past, 599;

raging in London, 617,

without preventive measures, 650;

“the Court and the Ministers are scattered about the country to escape the fury of,” 658;

spreading everywhere; Queen's groom of the robes dies of it, 678,

at Hampton Court;

it attacks the King's Household at Royston;

decreases in London, 685;

two pastry-cooks in Royal Household die of, 714;

almost disappears in cold, dry weather, 738;

trade between Seville and London prohibited on pretext of, 794 and note, 803;

dies down, 826;

Florentine afraid to visit England on account of, 896.

Plante, in the Valtelline, claimed as part of Milan, 892.

Plate, silver-gilt, the Royal service of, in England, described, 801.

Plessis Mornay. See Mornay.

Plymouth, Ward starts his career at, 268;

letter, &c., as to arrest of pirates at, 479, 535, 588.

Poittiere, M. Jean de la, arrives at Candia, from Malta, 771.

Poland, English to serve in, against English in Russian service, 525;

King James' book sent to, 536, 539, 548;

the Grand Marshal of, in England, 555,

complains that Ambassador Glover is urging the Turks to attack his master, 611;

Agent of, in Turkey remonstrates with the Grand Vizier, touching Ambassador Glover's support of the Moldavian Pretender, 591;

trade between Muscovy, and England and Holland, ruined by war with;

defeat of the Poles considered certain, 700;

distance of, from Venice, contrasted with the nearness of Holland by the sea route, 716.

-, King of. See Sigismund III.

-, Prince of. See Uladislas.

Poma, Ridolfo, would-be assassin of Father Paul, 83;

his imprisonment, 400.

Pomara, —, negotiates supply of harquebusses for Pope, 132.

Pope, the. See Paul V.

Pope, William, Marshal of the Lord High Admiral, 732.

Popozze, 761.

Portis, —, in prison, at suit of the Venetian Ambassador, 548.

Porto Ercole, Florentine desire to acquire, 401.

Porto Farino, 268.

Portsmouth, ship arrives at with illegal cargo, 148;

piracy off, 319 note;

the Captaincy of, vacant by Sir Henry Vere's death, 650 and note,

conferred on Lord Pembroke, 728 and note.

Portugal, Dutch fleet cruising off, 4;

proposal to remove the Archdukes Albert and Isabella to, 356;

they request, in exchange for Flanders, 415;

East India trade of, neglected, for fear of the Dutch, and on account of the employment elsewhere of the shipping of;

the English supply with spices, 466;

Portuguese galleons commanded by Don Luis Fasciardo, 472;

Portuguese ex-Jesuit, 517;

Portuguese merchants in London discovered to be concealed Jews, though frequenting Mass;

expelled from England, 588;

Portuguese housekeeper dies of plague in London, 636 (p. 353), Cf. 576.

-, Emmanuel of. See Emanuel.

Possessioners, the (the Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Neuburg), final decision of Henry IV to assist, at once, 783;

King James' promises to their Ambassadors, will take the form of men and money, viz., the English and Scots in the States' service; the Dutch debt to him, to be applied for their pay, 785;

recover Schleiden from Count Mansfeldt;

encouraged by France, decline to abandon Juliers, 785;

they “will abide,” according to Lord Salisbury, “by the judgment not of the Emperor, but of the Empire,” 793;

King James undertakes to furnish, with “4,000 infantry, paid,” 794,

to be commanded by Sir Edward Cecil, 803,

the news conveyed to, by Sir Ralph Winwood, 813,

he will also find ships, to prevent aid coming from Spain, 817,

contingent to be increased if necessary, 822;

they capture mills near Juliers, 794;

the Diet of Hall decides to support, 799;

slight difference between, 801 (p. 432), 803;

send Embassy to England, 802 and note, 838, 857;

the Dutch expected to largely assist, 803, 813,

the nature of the assistance specified, 821, 826;

Danish assistance for, 803,

the same amount as King James', 817, 822;

a slight put upon the Duke of Saxony, causes him “to draw towards,” 821;

their strength growing, but the Archduke's more, 822;

encounter, at Bredeban between their troops and the Archduke's, 836;

500 of their troops cut to pieces by the Archduke's, 838, 853, 856, 857, 880, 894;

“the two possessioners are in perfect accord,” a matter “of supreme importance,” 838;

together, in Düsseldorf, 850;

Contarini in passing among, always well treated by their troops;

they are masters of the country, in Juliers, by their superiority in cavalry;

the Princes together in Düsseldorf, their troops unpaid for three months, 850;

the Dutch about to decide whether they will declare war, openly, on Spain, or only “help the Possessioners,” 865;

apply to Henry IV for immediate assistance, 866;

Dutch proposals as to the equipment and command of the proposed joint Anglo-Dutch relief force for, 875;

King James' promise to aid, not seriously meant;

he hoped the threat of it would induce the Archduke Leopold to abandon the field to, 875;

urge that the Dutch contingent should march before the Archduke grows stronger, 897;

Dutch relief force will be dispatched to, in spite of the murder of King Henry IV, 906;

English hesitation; the French force to be sent, 918;

alleged action of King James in support of, 927, 928,


he considers himself pledged to;

is anxious that his power to aid should not seem dependent on France, 930;

send Baron Dohna, with request for immediate aid, to Paris, 934;

King James wishes a settlement in their “absolute favour,” but bent on accomplishing it, without fighting, 937,

shows little readiness to support;

the Dutch “stiffen” his mind, the support of the “Possessioners” being important to them, Dutch territory marching with Cleves, 955;

the Queen Regent decides to assist, 957.

- See also Ernest, Margrave of Brandenburg;

John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg;

Philip Ludwig, Duke of Neuburg, and Wolfgang William, Count Palatine.

Post nati, treatise on the rights of the, 444 and note;

a process of “gradual naturalization” will result from the doctrine of, 837.

Postmastership, in England, 821 (p. 445), 854 and note.

Prada, Andrea de, countersigns patent of Philip III, 64.

Prague, Lord Roos going to, 468;

Robert Sherley arrives in, as Ambassador from Persia, 495;

King James' book sent to, 539;

arrest at, of Angelo Gradinigo, 581 (Cf. No. 524);

Turkish Ambassador expected in, 652a.;

Ambassador Cavalli leaves, 662;

receipt dated at, 773;

money consigned to, from Spain, 801 (p. 432);

meeting of Princes at, the Duke of Saxony offended at not being invited to it, 821,

Visconti represents the Archduke Albert at, 830,

the Archduke Leopold attends, 955;

Scottish Jesuit in, applauds the murder of King Henry IV, 963.

-, despatches dated at, 9, 42, 48, 79, 100, 105, 337, 394, 495, 507, 517, 524, 531, 541, 545, 551, 601, 602, 652 a, 662, 808, 830, 855.

Praslin, M. de. See Choiseul, Charles de.

Pravis. See Parvis.

Precedence of Ambassadors, French Ambassador opposes invitation of Spanish, to Queen's Masque;

Queen, thereupon, gives up intention of inviting the Venetian;

separate entertainment for the French and Archiducal, 149;

invitation secured by the Venetian Ambassador, 154;

King James' instructions to his Ambassador in France, if challenged on subject;

passage between Dover and Calais closed, to give priority to instructions over Ambassador's complaints, 155;

question again raised by French Ambassador, on occasion of Lord Haddington's marriage, 176;

his master's instructions. 404, 439;

manœuvres of the Venetian Ambassador that the Ambassador of the Archdukes may not obtain, over him, by reason of the Extraordinary nature of his mission; appeal to the Queen, whose “Masque of Ladies” was to be produced, 404, 413;

is not invited;

complains to Lord Salisbury, who points out, “that no one had a right to claim invitation to another's house,” 439,

to the Duke of Lennox, who thanks him for the confidence, and to the Queen, who pleads that “as the King paid the bill he desired to be the host,” 443;

precedence of the Venetian Ambassador in France, challenged by Don Pedro di Toledo;

the King's amusement, 446 and note;

observations of King James on matter, in reply to the Venetian Ambassador, 455;

the Venetian Ambassador instructed to uphold, 460, 477;

the Venetian Ambassador's renewed protest touching, to Lord Salisbury, 470;

promises to renew, 513, 535,

renews, 564;

no Ambassadors asked to the jousts on Coronation Day, owing to trouble over, 470;

the French Ambassador at Rome asserts, over Spain, by seating himself on the high altar, 578;

Ambassadors of France and Spain not invited to joust in England, on account of question of, 856;

the Ambassador of the Archduke Albert declines to attend the Coronation of the Queen, in Paris, “after learning the place that would be assigned him”;

a triumph for Venice, 891;

disputed, in Paris, between the Ambassadors of the Archdukes and the States, 928;

how regulated at the masque and jousts in honour of the Prince of Wales, 945.

Premelano, despatches dated at, 432, 448.

Premonition to all most Mighty Monarchs, &c., pp. xxiii, xxiv;

King James preparing, 340, 354, 373,

ready to appear;

its effect on the Pope, 420;

recalled from the printers, 430, 484;

King busy over, 457;

the “Apology” re-issued with, 484;

four Bishops at work on, revising, 497 (p. 270), 503;

sent to France by the French Ambassador, 509;

the revised edition to appear shortly, 511;

being translated; to be presented to Courts abroad;

dislike, in England, “to this child-birth' of His Majesty,” 513 and note;

corrected, and bound, for presentation abroad, 527, 536, 539 and notes;

presented to Henry IV, 542;

favourable report on, by Father Cotton, 543,

Henry IV promises to read;

not to be sent to Switzerland, 548;

the Pope personally requests its prohibition at Venice, 549;

paper of the heresies in it, 550;

protest of the Nuncio in Paris against, 554;

skit against, 555;

protest against, of the Nuncio in Venice, 557,

resolution of the Senate concerning, 558;

renewed application concerning, by the Pope to Venice, 559,

and to the Emperor, 560;

orders concerning, by the Senate, to their Ambassador in Rome;

speech of Sir Henry Wotton in presenting, to the Doge and Senate, and the Doge's reply, 562;

the Archduke Albert declines, having “once been a personage in the church,” 564;

further representation against, by the Nuncio in Venice, 565;

explanations to the Pope by the Venetian Ambassador concerning, 566;

sent to Tuscany by the Grand Duke's Agent, handed to the Duke's Confessor and burnt;

not to be sent to Tuscany by special Envoy, 570;

Venetian acknowledgment of its receipt, 572, 573;

further protest against, by the Pope, 577;

the manner of its reception in France, 578;

not presented to the Duke of Savoy, 579, 585, 590;

accepted by the Duke of Lorrain, 580;

further protest against, by the Nuncio in Venice, 583;

French reply to, annoys King, 588;

reply to, by a Jesuit, appears in Rome, 594;

method adopted by the Inquisition at Venice to prohibit, 606;

protests of Sir Henry Wotton against its exclusion from Venice, action of the Senate, &c., 612, 613, 614, 615, 616, 617 (p. 337);

Ambassador Correr's discourse to the King on Venetian action touching, 635;

not burnt at Florence, but to be answered by the Grand Duke's Confessor, 637;

Sir Henry Wotton's account of his action touching, 659;

Sir Charles Cornwallis endeavours to present to King Philip, 682;

King James thanks the Doge and Senate for receiving, by letter, 701;

Cardinal Bellarmin's reply to, appears, 703;

King James “not entirely pleased” at the reception of his Envoy with, in Saxony, 714;

the Emperor refuses to receive, 714;

declined in Bavaria, declined, but letters accompanying, accepted, by the King of Hungary and the Duke of Saxony, 714;

Cardinal Bellarmin's reply to, found “quite modest” by King James;

a French Carmelite, Coeffeteau, replies to, 728 and note;

copy of Cardinal Bellarmin's reply to, forwarded by Lord Salisbury to the King, 738, “very moderate,” 744, 752;

Coeffeteau's reply to, licensed by Henry IV, quite moderate, 744, 752;

reply to, by one of Henry IV's chaplains, 778;

Cardinal Bellarmin's reply to, to be answered by the Bishop of Ely, suppressed in England;

the two French replies not censored, 786;

the King satisfied that “due regard was shown to my book,” at Venice, 812;

alluded to, by Sir Henry Wotton, 907;

a book appears at Frankfort Fair which discusses “the preface to the King's 'Præmonition.' The book is a mass of lies,” 907 (p. 489),

the King perturbed by an answer to, which appears in “Tuscany,” very insulting, very erudite, of exquisite Latinity, 930 (p. 501),

printed in “Prussia,” 937.

President of the Court of Sessions. See Elphinstone.

Preston, Sir John, knight, Secretary for Scotland, promises to deliver Gibbons over to the Venetian Ambassador, 539;

desires to examine the prisoner in the presence of the Venetian Secretary, 837.

-, Sir Richard sent by the King, on Gibbons' affair, to Ambassador Correr, 678, 728, 743;

to back the Prince of Wales in a tourney, 744.

Prevesa, deposition by Nicolo Stanella da, 630.

Previs, Henry. See Parvis.

Primolano. See Premelano.

Princes, the, in Cleves. See Possessioners.

Printing press, alleged to be in Sir Henry Wotton's house at Venice, 21.

Priuli, Francesco, Venetian Ambassador in Germany, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 652 a, 662, 808, 830, 855.

-, -, -, in Spain, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 4, 5, 28, 40, 46, 75, 76, 80, 90, 91, 99, 107, 120, 166.

-, Giovanni de, on his travels, presented to King James, 837.

-, Matteo, appointed Abbot of Vangadizza, 640.

-, Michiel, Venetian Governor in Zante, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 586, 587, 595, 629, 630, 810, 816, 888, 933, 953.

-, Piero, Pietro, Venetian Ambassador in France, pamphlet on the Interdict suppressed at his request, 15;

reports interview with Henry IV, 38;

elected Ambassador to Spain, 741, 829,

credentials for, 839,

the Prince of Condé complains that he is not visited by, 876;

comments on the mission of so distinguished a person, 897;

interviews Dantziger at Marseilles, 916;

the Senate forward Ambassador Foscarini's account to, of his fracas with the Spanish Ambassador, 935.

-, -, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 6, 17, 29, 38, 39, 47, 54, 60, 95, 118, 137, 138, 139, 140, 159, 170, 171, 183;

in Spain, 884, 916, 932.

-, -, -, despatch to, 935.

-, the Illustrious Avogador, Procurator, 381, 407.

Privateering, by English pirates under foreign flags, 7;

Venetian precautions against, 23:

Grand Duke of Tuscany's encouragement of, 23, 53, 93, 106;

use by, of French ports, 38;

Turkish representations touching, 39, 43, 45, 65, 74, 82, 93;

Levant “swarming with privateers,” 49;

effect on Venetian commerce of renewal of licences for, by England, 106;

Venetian protest against French, in Levant, under flag of Savoy, 365, 366, 383, 424;

two privateers beaten off by English merchantmen, 810.

- See also Piracy.

Privy Council, English, test case under Treaty of London referred to committee of, 11;

King James desirous of referring question to, with object of checking growth of power of Parliament, 18;

Dutch Envoys referred to, 31, 34;

recommend English merchants to withdraw capital from Spain, 34;

present at City banquet, 37;

by King's orders notify Spanish Ambassador of drift of Dutch negotiations, 43;

members of, accompany King on “progress,” 45, 52;

“Councillors appointed to raise a subsidy,” meet in London, 59;

disposed to deny Venetian galleys the right of search in Turkish waters, 73;

order arrest of Sir Thomas Sherley, 74,

possibly in connection with the flight of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel from Ireland;

frequent meetings of, held, 78;

explain their suspicious, re flight of the Earls, to Spanish Ambassador, 81;

letter from, touching the “Corsaletta,” read to Venetian Senate, 85;

annoyance in, at French treatment of the Earl of Tyrone, 93;

party in, favours Spanish war, 108;

busy in London, in King's absence. 109;

condemn action of Grand Duke of Tuscany, 112;

to find money for working a silver mine, 135,

samples sent them for assay, 181,

refuse to proceed to the assay in King's absence, 204;

control action, in Venetian case, of Court of Admiralty, 141,

on International grounds, 142,

the Doge's thanks, 200;

military preparations by, relaxed, 148;

King James promises to refer question of Ward's pardon to Commission of, 174;

King refers question to, of how best to bring the Grand Duke of Tuscany to reason;

one party in, advises that all merchantmen shall be armed, another a fresh mission, 189, 198;

petition against enclosures referred to, 189;

suppress pamphlet, at request of Spanish Ambassador, on India Navigation, 203;

busy devising the Irish Plantations, 215;

revoke the sequestration order in the case of goods alleged to be taken out of the “Soderina” induced to renew it for two months, 229;

death of Lord Dorset at meeting of, 240;

reckon to subdue rising in Ireland with ease, assured of Spanish non-intervention, 261;

the case of the arrest of goods from the “Soderina” again before;

they revoke the sequestration order;

the Venetian Ambassador implores, to stop the revocation, 266;

the King appoints Commissioners to hear both parties and report to;

their findings favourable to Venice, but they cannot report to, the Council being “dissolved” in King's absence, 295;

recapitulation, by Sir Henry Wotton, of their dealings with the case, 323;

intervention by the Common Law Judges;

they resolve to meddle no more with such matters, but undertake to see previous arrangement carried through, 456;

busy exacting new Customs dues, 275, 288, 335;

to attend the King at Holdenby, 291,

on Progress, 312;

instructions to Venetian Ambassador to visit and converse with members of, 305;

to meet shortly, 324,

meet at Hampton Court, 328, 335;

the case of Elphinstone referred to, 354, 360;

claim by the Levant Company that the King can not levy customs without consent of, 379;

give leave to appeal in the case of the “Soderina”;

subsequently require the caution money, as settled, to be paid, 386;

right of, challenged, in matter of beer licences;

afraid to enforce, the people being “inclined to revolt,” 404;

opposed to the appearance of King James' reply to Bellarmin, as his own work, 420, 463;

advise retention by Crown of revenues of the Prince of Wales for further term, 430;

invitations to entertainments at Court issued by, to Ambassadors, 439;

wish to prosecute Lord Haddington for challenging a Privy Councillor, 444;

direct judges on circuit to “deal dexterously” with Roman Catholic Recusants, 457;

meeting between, and the Lord Mayor, to arrange the collection of the subsidy, 463;

Lord Balmerinoch's confession to, 463;

Lord Wotton one of the most esteemed members of, 466;

fresh application to members of, by the Venetian Ambassador, re the Soderina, 477;

chief members of, inspect the “Trade's Increase,” 511 and note;

merchants of London petition, to repress piracy, offering to contribute to the expense;

no steps taken by, for fear of “alarming other Sovereigns,” 526;

the King “served in high state,” by all the members of, at Greenwich, 535;

opposition in, to the King's pretensions, in the matter in dispute between the Bishops and Judges, touching Prohibitions, 536, 539;

Thomas Cordal's appeal to, 546;

the Venetian Ambassador hands over copies of “Pruritanus” to, 576, 580,

their care for his reputation, 588;

join King on progress, 588,

return to London, 599,

avoid London on account of the plague, 617;

seeking a copy of the “Responce au livre de Maistre Jacquet,” 605 (Cf. 588);

not informed by King of Venetian dispatch, by Courier Extraordinary re Sir Henry Wotton, 651;

Sir Charles Cornwallis' report to, 682 note;

assembling in London, 685,

owing to their long absence from, have been unable to attend to the affair of the “Soderina,” 714;

demand compensation from French out of Dantziger's spoils, 734;

send Cordall to Ambassador Correr, 738;

intervene in the case of the “Soderina,” with recommendation to the Admiralty Judge to allow the merchants “the costs of customs, warehousing, and hire,” 743;

make all arrangements for the Prince of Wales' tourney, 744 and note;

the Lady Arabella examined before, by the King, 752;

give out that war ships will be sent to the Levant, 752;

rebuked by the Lady Arabella's maid, 763;

William Seymour, examined before, 803, 813;

the King in consultation with, over “Parliamentary affairs,” 812;

policy of crushing Spain approved by, 826;

order Naval review, 857;

present at reception of Dutch Embassy, 875;

Irish “baronies” for the Lords of, 880;

investigate the use of daggers by gentlemen, 936;

the oath of allegiance administered to, 955.

-, Assistant Secretary to. See Parkins.

Privy Seal, Lord. See Howard, Henry, Earl of Northampton.

Proclamation against the Earl of Tyrone and Tyrconnel, text, 123,

its effect, 131, 165;

against Pirates, 426, 431;

against Recusants, text, 948.

Prodano, Prodono, in the Morea, the “Corsaletta” captured off, 72, 242.

Progresses, royal, effort to reduce burdensomeness of, 18;

King postpones all business, being about to start on, for two months, 25;

King leaves and returns to, 34, 37,

continues, 45, 52;

their burdensomeness, 52;

King on, reaches Windsor, 71;

Northamptonshire desires to be relieved from, 275;

importation of grain renders possible, 278;

King declines to relinquish;

expenses of, to be curtailed, 285;

the King on, 288, 312,

finishes, 328;

begins, 511, 539,

to last fifty days, 548 (p. 297), 564,

stopping to enjoy hunting lodges, &c., 575;

cut short on news from Ireland, 599;

the King about to enter on, in Northamptonshire, 953.

Prohibitions, the King's attitude in dispute touching, between the Judges and the Bishops, 404, 536, 539, 575.

Provence, wine from, consigned to King James, 714;

the Duke of Guise's government, 730.

Proverbs:—7ldquo;gold at sea, silver in port,” 401;

“a lie of three days works for three months,” 949.

Provisionati, or hired men, on Venetian galleys, 729a.

Pruritanus, pp. xxviii, xxix, xxx;

a libel on Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth, 536,

re-issued with skit on King James' book, 555,

persons in prison for selling, 564 and note, 588;

copies discovered, stored in the cellars of the Venetian Embassy in London, annoyance of the Ambassador, 576,

to be publicly burnt, 580,

burnt with discourse by a preacher;

perhaps came from the English College in Flanders, 588,

account of the affair of, by Sir Henry Wotton, 592,

further action in the matter of, by Ambassador Correr, denial that it was produced at St. Omer, 605;

action by the Venetian Senate, in reply to Sir Henry Wotton, touching, 612, 613, 614, 617 (p. 337), 621, 622;

written in England, 617;

Ambassador Correr speaks to King James concerning, 635;

report of the Ambassador's remarks;

the King's entire satisfaction, 636;

publicly prohibited in London, 651;

Ambassador Correr corrects Sir Henry Wotton's account of his dealings in the matter of, 659;

the King's pleasure at its prohibition in Venice, 664,

his letter of thanks, 701.

Prussia, the Margrave of Brandenburg raises horse in, for Cleves, 650;

reply to King James' book printed in, 937 (Cf. 930, p. 501).

Public Record Office, “State Papers Foreign,” cited in notes to, pp. xvii, xx, xxvi, xxviii, 774, 812.

Puritans, 11;

in Scotland refuse headship of Kirk to King, 71;

spreading in England and Scotland, 122;

extend their authority in Scotland, the King threatens to repress in person, 240,

tries to extirpate, 354 (p. 185);

the King loathes, more than he does Catholics, as a sect which destroys the authority of the Crown;

sets the Bishops on them, 376, 457;

the King's reprobation of, in his book, 527;

alluded to, in the title “Pruritanus,” 592 (p. 322);

penal legislation against Roman Catholics hindered by the proposal to apply the like to, 821;

strong in Parliament, 955.

Purpurati, Colonel, 835.

Purveyance, its abolition demanded, 821, 826, 837, 894, 936.