Index: U-Z

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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Ubaldini, Roberto, Bishop of Montepulciano, Papal Nuncio in ordinary in France, in close alliance with Spanish Secretary, 171;

thanks for execution of Borghese, 374;

his relations with Henry IV, 385, 387, 388;

received in audience by King and Queen, recommends the Jesuit, Cotton, 519;

complains of the King's acceptance of the “Premonition,” 554;

schemes to kidnap Lord Cranborne, 727 note;

resents King's language, 852;

sends courier to Rome, with news of the King's murder, 898, 923.

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

Uladislas, Prince of Poland, King James desires match with, for his daughter, 548.

Ulster, Plantation of, 449 and note, 457,

resumed, the intervention of the City of London, 778 and note.

- See also Ireland.

Underwriting, Agent in Crete declines consignment of the “Corsaletta,” in Crete, in damaged state, for fear of “injuring the insurance,” 468 (pp. 251, 252), 490, 546;

“no one will insure,” in London, owing to depredations by pirates, 526;

the underwriters in Venice pay 66 per cent. of an insurance, 764.

Union, proposed, between England and Scotland (1607), question of, produces ill-feeling in Parliament, between the Upper and Lower House;

business at a standstill, 2;

“getting into deeper and deeper difficulties”: will have to be abandoned, 11;

King occupied with, 15;

English opposition to;

Parliament to meet in September to consider, 18;

Scottish Parliament called, to agree to points in scheme for, accepted by the English Parliament, 25,

Scottish opposition, 52;

good hopes for;

the King's persistent effort to secure; “hostile laws” agreed to be removed, 59;

acceptance by the Scots Parliament of points decided by the English Parliament touching, 71;

the refusal of the Scots Parliament, (1) to acknowledge King as Head of the Kirk, (2) to curtail privileges of peerage, is likely to be fatal to;

the King's annoyance, 71;

relations between Scotland and France, a bar to, 82;

Parliament to meet in England to discuss, 82,

prorogued, and likely to be dissolved, from opposition to, 102;

still discussed, but the two countries more disunited than ever, 148;

to be revived in the next Parliament, 261;

efforts to bring Scotland, into conformity with England, with view to, 328, 360;

persistent Scottish antipathy to, 719;

the matter dropped in the English Parliament, 837. See also Post nati.

Union, the Evangelical, Diet at Hall, to arrange, 708;

the Prince of Anhalt in Paris on behalf of, 749;

French Agent at Hall arranging, 757;

Henry IV only awaits the decision of (“the Protestant States”), before assisting in attack on Milan, 758;

list of the confederates in, 801 (p. 432);

audience granted by the Doge and Senate to the “Agent of the Confederated Princes,” 846;

send the Prince of Anhalt to Henry IV, with request that the auxiliary force may be hastened, and put under the Prince's command, 852;

send the Prince of Wirtemberg to England, 802, 838, 857, 866, 875, 890;

the demand of their Agent in Venice for the use of the title “Serene” voted on in the Senate, 868, 882;

“the Protestant Princes of Germany” willing to abase the House of Austria, but unwilling to aggrandise France;

would prefer “to have no head,” but “would be inclined to the Prince of England” rather than Henry IV, as “King of the Romans,” 870;

mentioned, 883;

solicit King James to declare himself their head, 894, 897;

hope in England that “by the aid of the Union they were going to secure a long peace and add to the prestige of Great Britain,” upset by the murder of King Henry IV. 906;

Sir Henry Wotton represents the importance of, quâ yearly income, to the Doge and Senate;

he backs their Agent Lenk in requesting a rectification of titles, 907 (p. 489);

the Princes of, convinced, by the Archduke Albert's action, that Spain does not intend to intervene in Cleves, 930;

King James and the Dutch declare their adherence to, 930;

their Ambassadors, with the Dutch, “work so hard” in Paris that the dispatch of the French expeditionary force for Cleves is ordered, 943.

- See also Hall;

Lewis Frederick, Duke of Wirtemberg.

Urbino, State of, 407 note.

Usquebaugh, 838 note.

Utrecht, the magistrates deposed in, 803;

tumults in, have not subsided, 821;

Henry IV writes to the States, urging negotiation, rather than force, to appease the rising at;

Count Maurice arrested in, 853;

King James advises the States to “apply remedies swiftly,” 856;

history of the connexion with the troubles in, cf Count Maurice, 857 (pp. 463, 464), 858;

rising in, appeased, 866.


Vail, or strike the foretopsail, neglect of this “sign of respect,” causes arrest, by Venetian galleys, of English ship, 45, 49, 73;

question of this, and other requirements, under the Anglo-Venetian Convention raised, 85, 113, 114;

proposed revision of Anglo-Venetian Convention touching, with details of proceedings to be required, 241;

Convention of 24 September, 1605, touching, to be observed, 286;

question of non-observance of the Convention by the “Corsaletta,” 468, 726, 731;

copy of Convention respecting, sent to the Commander of the Venetian galleys, 491.

Vaison, Bishop of. See Chisholm.

Valaresso, Alivise, son of Zaccharia, in Paris, intends to visit England, 708.

Valencia, Valentia, ships seized by pirates off, 313, 406;

order issued in, for the expulsion from Spain of the Moriscoes, 683,

they cross from, on English ships to Oran, 172.

Valentino, Dr., physician to the Bailo, practises in the Sultan's Serraglio, desires increase of pay, 219.

Vallemens, —, Venetian bankrupt;

English suit against, 907 (p. 489).

Valmarana, Count Marc' Antonio, son of Count Lunardo, promised a commission by the Archduke Albert, 880.

Valtelline, The, movements of garrisons in, 52;

payment to Venetian garrison in, 103;

Spanish encroachment on, 892.

Vandermyle, Cornelius de, Lord of Belgensgrave and Doopledam, Dutch special Envoy to announce the Truce to Venice, 656,

in Paris, 658,

the Rectors of Padua ordered to entertain, 697,

arrives in Venice, Sir Henry Wotton's discourse on the significance of his mission, 716;

Papal protest against his presence in Venice, 729;

announcement of his arrival, 742;

King James and Lord Salisbury express their satisfaction at his honourable reception, 774, 793;

his mission, 814;

sent Ambassador to France, 865,

arrives in Paris, 934.

Vangadizza, Abbey of, papers relating to, forwarded to England by order of the Doge and Senate, 451, 455 (p. 241);

Venetian difference with Pope over (“Abbey delle Carceri”) discussed in England, 463;

Ambassador Correr undertakes to uphold the justice of the Venetian demands touching, 477;

circular letter of the Doge and Senate to their Agents abroad touching, 501,

reply, 527;

further papers sent, 540,

acknowledged, 564 (p. 308);

circular letter, announcing the settlement of the affair of, with the Pope, 640.

Vangelista Eucchino. See Occhino.

Vanini, —, abjures his faith in Mercers' Chapel, p. xix.

Varenne, M. de, his proposed privateering expedition from France, under the flag of Savoy, Venetian protest, 365 (p. 191), 366, 383, 424.

Vassilica, currant trade established in, 464.

Vaucelas, Comte de. See Cochefilet.

Vaudemont, Count of. See Lorraine, François.

Velasco, Alonso di, Spanish Ambassador in England, (1609), appointed, 508, 539,

leaves for England, 780,

arrives in Paris, 833;

arrives in England;

brings money;

and a chain for Sir Charles Cornwallis, 906;

his difficult position, owing to resentment in England at King Henry's murder;

“continues to make great chains of gold” to bind the King's ministers, 918;

appears in mourning for King Henry, 930;

the question of his precedence;

his dislike of the attribution to the Dutch representative of the character of Ambassador, 945.

-, Don Juan Ferdinando de, Duke of Frias, Constable of Castille, to command against the Dutch, 356;

his kinsman appointed Ambassador to England, 508;

sent to condole with the French Ambassador on the murder of King Henry IV, 925.

-, Don Luis de, to succeed Marquis Spinola, 658.

Vendome, Catherine Henriette, Mademoiselle de, offered in marriage by her father Henry IV to the son of the Duc de Sully, 383.

Vendramin, Giacomo, Venetian Resident in Florence, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 516, 537, 556, 567, 585, 610, 619, 637, 687, 754, 768, 787, 806, 885, 896, 914.

Venice, Republic of, (1607), instructions by, to Ambassador in England, 3;

case of Englishman expelled from, 3, 18;

neglect to notify Spain of their accord with the Pope, 5;

representations to, by Sir Henry Wotton, on behalf of native of Verona, 7, 15, 20;

English officers (Pinner and Yorke) desirous of serving, 7;

Anglo-Venetian convention, its effect on piracy, 7;

galleons posted at Gibraltar by Spain to intercept aid sent to, from England, 8;

efforts of the Jesuits to procure reconciliation with, 9;

currants exported from, to England, duty on, 11;

instructions by, to Bailo, re dispute between the English and French Ambassadors, 12, 18;

protest by Cardinal d'Ascoli against Sir Henry Wotton's proceedings at, quâ religion, 13,

their Ambassador in Rome thanked by Senate for his reply to Cardinal, 16;

pamphlet on the Interdict suppressed in France at their Ambassador's request;

Sir Henry Wotton's comments on, 15;

English pamphlet complained of by Pope, supposed to be printed in Sir Henry Wotton's house, 21,

instructions by Senate to their Ambassador in Rome on point, 22,

their assurances to the Papal Nuncio, 26,

their further instructions to their Ambassador, withhistory of the pamphlet, and its suppression, at their instance, in England, 27,

Pope's approval, 32;

bertons bought by, to protect their commerce from privateers, 23;

report to, of their Ambassador's reception by the Prince of Wales, 24;

their Ambassador protects Roman Catholics in England, 27, 32;

King James' comments, to their Ambassador, on improved relations between, and Pope, 30;

compliments to, from the Queen of England, 30;

further protest by the Pope against religious services in English Embassy at, 32;

the Grand Duke of Tuscany apologizes to, for privateering under his flag, 33;

complaints by Cardinal Borghese to their Ambassador in Rome, of meetings at Sir Henry Wotton's Embassy-house, for theological discussion;

also of like meetings at the Linen-drapers' Exchange, 35,

their reply, 41;

representations made by, to Henry IV, against privateers using French ports, 38;

their Ambassador in England, and the Turkish Cavass, 43;

arrest by galleys of, of the English “Corsaletta,” on suspicion of piracy, 45,

or contraband cargo;

protest by Sir Henry Wotton, 49,

English action, 50, 71. See Ships, “Corsaletta.” Order milder treatment of Sir Henry Wotton's client, Guagnini, 55, 56;

negotiations for passage through, of Sir Anthony Sherley, 61–64,

Henry Lello, ex-Ambassador at Constantinople received by Doge, 65;

permission for him to view the Arsenal, 70;

Turks make account of quarrel between, and Pope, 65;

advised to anticipate Spain, and occupy the Morea, 65;

extract from Minutes of Senate, of reply to be made to Sir Henry Wotton, as to, (1) Anchorage Tax, (2) the “Corsaletta,” (3) Sir Anthony Sherley, 72,

communicated to him by Doge, 77;

demand in England, by the Levant Company, for the release of the “Corsaletta,” based on denial of Venetian right of search in Turkish waters;

the Republic suspected of desire to exclude English trade from the Levant, 73, 468,

alleged design of Sir Thomas Shirley to this effect, 78;

restrictions by, on the export of currants from Zante direct, pp. xxx, xxxi, 73 (pp. 38, 39);

their fortress at Palma, 77;

English admission of the efficiency of the Great Galleys of, in repressing piracy, 82;

attempt on life of Father Paul at;

police measures against the culprits, 83,

Sir Henry Wotton to be officially informed, 84;

Sir Henry Wotton's speech to the Cabinet, on the affair of Father Paul, and on the “Corsaletta”;

the Doge's replies, 85;

question of the Anchorage Tax urged by Sir Henry Wotton;

he requests, by his Secretary, that King James may be officially informed by the Senate of attack on Father Paul, 87;

orders from the Senate to that effect, 89;

reciprocal benefit, re tax, to be sought in England, 92;

good treatment at, will stop the idea of the Levant Company of trading elsewhere, 92;

Turks desire powers, such as those conferred on, by English Convention, to distinguish merchantmen from privateers, 93;

overtures to, by the Pirate Ward, 94, 106;

protegé of Sir Henry Wotton surrenders to, 96, 97, 98;

notify Sir Henry Wotton of measures to protect Father Paul, 101;

payment by, to their garrison in the Valtelline, 103;

order from, to the Commander of the Great Galleys to release the “Corsaletta,” 104,

in compliments to King James, 110, 111, 129, 174;

English protest addressed to, touching their jealousy of English trade in Levant;

Sir Henry Wotton explains danger to, of a revival of privateering by royal permission, &c., 106;

memorandum by the Senate of letter to be sent to Sir Henry Wotton;

the Bailo is not hostile to English commerce;

if Ward is pardoned, they expect to be indemnified;

proofs that the “Corsaletta” was a pirate, 110;

Wotton's acknowledgements, 111;

King James desires they shall carry out Convention (for “vailing,” &c.) in such way as to cause the least possible delay to ships on voyage, 113;

Lord Salisbury promises Ward shall not be pardoned without their consent;

and that the Convention shall be respected, 114;

dispute as to Embassy house in, 116;

complaint to, of book against the Jesuits, said to be printed in, 124;

Sir Henry Wotton desires the arrest in, of the Earl of Tyrone;

he renews petition for Alberghin Alberghini, 125;

English distrust of, belief that Bailo seeks to destroy English trade in the Levant, confirmed by reports against Thomas Sherley, and fomented by the Ciaus, 129, (1608),

cross-voting in the Senate, on the question of the Earl of Tyrone, 143, 144, 145, 157, 158, 162, 163;

engineers commissioned for, in England and Flanders, 147, 181, 378, 506, 525, 539 (p. 291), 600, 667, 668;

question of the precedence of the representative of, in England, over the Archduke Albert's, 149, 154;

Sir Henry Wotton suggests that English Navy shall co-operate with the galleons of, in the suppression of Piracy, 150;

bitter cold in, 151, 165;

satisfaction demanded from, for the death of Sir Julius Cæsar's son. 151;

letter by the Senate to the Podestà of Padua to enquire and report, 152;

his replies, 153, 156,

matter notified to their Ambassador in England, 158,

further proceedings, 168 (2) (p. 93), 179, 180, 210;

King James' compliment to, 154, 160;

Sir Henry Wotton informed by, of rumoured alliance of the Emperor, Spain, the Pope and the Grand Duke of Tuscany against the Turk, 164,

Lord Salisbury hints that it may be directed against them, 185;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

he comments on their silence re the Earl of Tyrone;

the Doge's excuses;

he desires to be kept informed by, of the Earl's movements in Rome, 165;

the Senate of, advertized by Sir Henry Wotton's Secretary of the arrival of an Imposter, 169,

news of him sent to, from Padua, 177;

orders by, to the Commander of the Great Galley, to convoy merchant ships to Alexandria and Syria, for protection from buccaneers, 172, 173;

report to, by their Ambassador in England of audience with King James, re the Bailo;

the King promises not to pardon Ward without their assent, &c.;

the King's jesting suggestion that his son should be made a Patrician of, 174;

King James' “Apology” supports the attitude taken up by, in defence of sovereignty of Princes, 177;

Henry Lello testifies to civilities received from their Bailos at Constantinople, 177;

Sir Julius Cæsar born a subject of;

his profession of devotion to the Doge, 181;

the Prince de Joinville recommended to, by Lord Salisbury, 185;

dispatch from, to the Governor of Zante, re the capture by Ward of the “Spelegato,” 188, 189;

opinion of jurists of Padua in favour of the right of the owners of the “Soderina” to recover goods, “under the form of the Imperial Law,” forwarded by, to England, 191, 192,

alluded to, 200;

naval officers' reports, 193, 194,

orders to, &c., 195, 196, 197, 232 (2 and 3);

Ambassador of, in England deplores the slackness of the owners of the “Soderina”;

he has arrested three ships;

not a single proof have they sent, 198;

like complaint by the Bailo touching owners of the “Liona,” 199, 219–226, 247, 258;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

expresses King's regrets at Guistinian's recall;

mentions Privy Council proceedings in matter of the “Soderina,” and the detention of his books in the Customs, requests help with the Grand Duke of Tuscany, to secure release of the “William and Thomas”;

the Doge's replies, 200;

dispatch from, to their Secretary in Florence, to obtain release of the “William and Thomas,” 202,

statements to, concerning ship by the “Resident for Florence,” 206,

with comments thereon by Sir Henry Wotton, 207;

signal agreed on to enable Tuscan to distinguish Venetian ships, 206;

the Nuncio's complaint to the Cabinet of “harmful discourses” at Sir Henry Wotton's house in, 208;

capture of bertons by their great galleys reported to, 211, 212,

the prisoners hung, 248;

reports to, of the Earl of Tyrone's movements, from their Resident in Milan, 213, 214, 227, 233;

report current in England, of fresh quarrel between, and the Pope, 215;

suggestion that Spain is making peace with Dutch, with view to attack on, 228;

dispatch to, from their Ambassador in England;

he has received no vouchers re the “Soderina”;

the Privy Council is about to revoke the sequestration order, 229, 259, 260, 266;

the Papal Nuncio complains to, of books consigned to Sir Henry Wotton, to be circulated on behalf of his sect;

the Doge's reply on the jus gentium, and the Ambassador's circumspection, and noting the fact that German heretics, married to Venetian women, beget good Catholics, 230;

the like complaint addressed to the Venetian Ambassador in Rome, with complaint of Dr. Bedell's lectures, 231, 287;

Sir Henry Wotton, by his Secretary, thanks the Doge and Senate for news of Lord Tyrone;

hands in copy of terms of peace between Spain and Holland;

and comments on the Count of Miranda's retirement, as indicating change of Spanish policy, 232;

reports on Sir Anthony Sherley, and the Chevalier Pagliarini preserved at, p. 123;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

thanks for good offices re the Earl of Tyrone, and Tuscany;

complains that the “Corsaletta” is not released;

proposes alterations in the regulations re “vailing,” &c.;

reports Prince Henry's compliments to;

applies on behalf of Sir Henry Savile's edition of Chrysostom, and Captain King, 241;

order from the Doge and Senate, to the Commander in Chief in Candia, for the release of the “Corsaletta”;

he is to compel the Rector of Candia to deliver to owners the salvage of two English wrecks there, 242, 639 (p. 356);

flight to, of servants of Sir Anthony Sherley, 249: letters to, from the Governor of Zante, for the master of the “Good Hope,” 250;

expenses of the Venetian Consulate in London, 252;

the Doge to be invited to be sponsor for the Duke of Anjou, 255, 264, 288, 293;

report to, by the Baila, on cases of piracy, and his protest to Turkish authorities on piracy at Algiers and the Morea, 258;

Sir Henry Wotton communicates account to, of the pirate Ward, 267 268;

Embassy house of, in Madrid ruinous, 274;

the Prince de Joinville desires service with, recommended by Sir Henry Wotton, 276, 284, 468;

their reply, 279;

recommended to, by King James, 362, 468, 812;

supposed fresh combination against;

England and Denmark ready to assist, 276;

the Bailo reports to, the exaction, at Aleppo, by English Consul, of dues on Venetian goods brought in Flemish bottoms, 281;

orders from, for the repression of piracy, and observance of the English Convention re “vailing” &c., 286;

Sir Henry Wotton, received in audience;

his retirement averted;

congratulations of the Doge;

Jesuit complaints of the collation of St. Chrysoston's texts, and of lectures at the Embassy;

the case of Pietro Negro, 287;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

question of Pietro Negro;

and the Republic's standing sponsor for the Duke of Anjou, 293;

letters of credence from, for Marc' Antonio Correr, 297–299;

text of Commission for him, 305;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

question of Pietro Negro, and the issue at, of book with abuse of English sovereigns, 304;

usage of, in addressing (1) Ambassadors-Elect, (2) Ambassadors abroad, (3) Ministers-Resident, 305 note;

Commission to the Ambassador-Elect for England;

to be careful in advocating the interests of co-religionists, &c., 305;

letters of recall for the Ambassador, 306;

proceedings by, in the matter of Pietro Negro, 308;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

the affair of Pietro Negro;

the request of the Prince of Anhalt to serve, 310;

their reply to the Prince, 311;

pirates driven off by, frequent Spanish coasts, 313;

right of asylum in Embassies called in question by the Spanish Ambassador in;

their reply;

order enquiries;

the replies, 315, 316, 335, 337, 340, 349, 358;

renewed request to, by Sir Henry Wotton, for Pietro Negro's release;

voting of the Senate on the question, 316, 317, 318;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

the affair of the “Soderina”;

revision of Customs;

general news;

Pietro Negro;

the Doge's replies, 323;

the Bailo reports to. Turkish insult to Ambassador Glover, 325;

Henry IV offers to negotiate restoration to, of Cyprus, 329, 424;

proposal to divert English commerce with Turkey to, 332;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

his recent trip;

the currant tax;

the pirate Ward;

Pietro Negro;

English policy in the Netherlands;

the Doge's replies, 334;

give message from the Imperial Ambassador in Turkey to his colleague in Venice, 343;

instruct their Ambassadors in England of the case of the friar of San Sebastiano, 347, 400 and note;

appeal to, by Sir Henry Wotton, through his Secretary, for Pietro Negro, 351,

his request granted, 353, 355;

instruct their Ambassador of Sir Henry Wotton's request, re the currant tax, and to enquire, 359,

his reply, with history of tax, 379;

their annoyance at news of contraband trade in currants, 380;

King James' compliments to, 362,

he procures a compromise in the affair of the “Soderina,” the thanks of the Republic to him desired, 364,

presented, 380, 412;

Queen Anne's compliments to, 372;

the like from the Archdukes Albert and Isabella, 377;

English soldiers in Netherlands anxious to enter service of, in event of truce, 378;

currants imported viâ, to England, from Zante, suffer by breaking bulk, 379;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

the affair of Henry Parvis;

Anthony Dotto;

his proposed recall;

the splendour of Correr's embassy;

the affair of Rheinberg;

the Doge's replies, with thanks re the “Soderina,” 381;

order to show the jewels, &c., to Lord Roos, 382;

accused in Germany of allowing Calvinistic preaching in English Embassy at, 394; (1609),

the Grand Duke of Tuscany's fear of disobliging, 401;

report to, of their Ambassadors' manœuvres for precedence in England and France, 404, 413, 439, 443, 446, 455, 468 (p. 253), 470, 513, 535, 564;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

the affairs of the “Corsaletta,” Anthony Dotto and Henry Parvis;

presents Lord Harrington's son;

the Doge's replies, 407;

overtures to, by France, to influence England to support the Dutch, in alliance with France, so that the war may continue, to the advantage of Venice. 411, 436, 488, 533;

overtures to their Ambassador in England for money, to equip an expedition against Ward, 417, 426, 431, 449, 463;

list showing importation of currants from Zante, &c., to England direct, as compared with shipments from Venice, 417, 418;

Patriarch of, reprimanded, by the Doge and Senate, for advising the destruction of papers connected with their defence against the Pope;

salaries of the theologians who defended, increased, 419, 439;

their Ambassador informed, as mark of confidence, by Dutch Agent in England, of decision of the States to accept a ten years' truce, 426;

Queen Anne's expression of good will to, 426;

damage done to, by Ward, mentioned in English Proclamation against piracy, 427;

memorandum presented on behalf of, to Turkey, requiring punishment of officials who shelter pirates, 428;

commission on Venetian goods recovered from pirates, offered to English Vice-Admiral, John Rander, 431, 477;

Papal complaint of Sir Henry Wotton's importation of Bibles into, with Calvin's notes, 445,

their reply, 462;

encroachments on territory of, 448;

papers relating to their dispute with the Pope over the Abbey of Vangadizza forwarded, by their order to their Ambassador in England, 451, 455, 463, 477, 501, 527, 540, 564 (p. 308), 685;

secret report to, from the Bailo that Sir Thomas Glover's Italian Secretary is a Papal spy 453,

the Inquisitors of State investigate, 494;

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

report to, on the intervention of the Common Law Judges in England in the case of the “Soderina,” 456;

protest by the Nuncio against Fra Fulgentio's Sermons in, 458,

their reply, 462,

reply of their Ambassador in Rome, 465;

despatch by, to their Ambassador in England, insisting on their precedence, 460,

his action, 470,

his acknowledgement, 477;

reports presented to, on the prayer of Zante;

for leave to export currants direct, 464 and note. 469,

prayer granted, 497a.;

decline of trade between, and England;

few Italian merchants in England;

the cause, 466;

only one Venetian firm trading in London, 731;

proposed transference from, of Sir Henry Wotton, to Spain, 466 and note;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

congratulations on his recovery;

demand for compensation in the case of the “Corsaletta”;

permission requested for Edmund Garder, master of an English ship, to take on cargo at Venice;

the Prince de Joinville recommended;

letters for Lord Roos to their Ambassador in Prague requested;

replies of the Doge, 468;

consults of, required to consult a “Council of XII,” of merchants, 468 and note;

decline of trade of, 469 (p. 255);

personal attack on Sir Henry Wotton addressed by the Pope to their Ambassador in Rome, 475;

money voted by, to be sent to Ambassador Correr, at his request, 476;

views unfavourable to, expressed in Queen Anne's apartments, on the Vangadizza question, 477;

orthodoxy of, impugned by the King, 483, 497, 527;

special leave for Garder's ship to relade, 481,

Sir Henry Wotton's thanks, 482, 490;

offer to, of troops disbanded in the Netherlands, 485;

frauds on the Mint in, 487 and note, 680;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

Garder's case;

the “Corsaletta”;

presents Lord Arundel, and his own nephew;

replies of the Doge, 490;

copy forwarded by, of the Anglo-Venetian Convention to the Commander of their galleys, 491;

reported murder, by Girolamo Memmo, their officer, at Alexandretta, of the French Consul there, p. xxxix, 496, 521 and note;

reported preaching at, against the “Catholic faith”;

a “minister of the Protestant persuasion” said to have made friends of some of the preachers at, 497 (p. 270), 527;

circular letter from, to their Agents abroad on their disputes with the Papacy touching Fra Fulgentio, the Vangadizza case, Fra Paolo of the Minorites &c., 501,

reply from England, 527,

further papers sent, 540;

precautions taken by, in case of plague, 503;

permission requested from, by Turkey, for the Moriscoes to pass through, 505,

an Envoy comes to request;

their reply to him, 596, 597;

the Cottimo claimed by, at Constantinople, on overland Caravans, 505;

orders by, to their Ambassadors in England and France to recruit officers and engineers from Flanders, 506,

replies, 525, 880;

ship of, burnt by Turkish Sanjack, 512;

Robert Sherley to visit, 517;

statement of Spanish policy towards, as consequent on the truce in the Netherlands;

no design to molest, 518;

Englishman arrested in, tried, and released, 520,

Sir Henry Wotton's thanks, 546;

order by, allowing Ambassador Giustinian, and his Secretary, to retain presents made to them in England, 522, 523;

ship trading from, to London, taken by Ward, 526;

orders from, to the Balio to be strictly neutral as to the consulage of the Flemings, 528;

orders from, to the same, to act with France and England re the closing of Alexandretta, 529;

complaint by, of the protection of pirates and stolen goods at the French Consulate in Syria;

justice of the complaint allowed, 532;

author of History of, presented by the Doge and Senate with a chain, 532 and note;

compliments to, by King James and the Prince of Wales, 535;

the Earl of Tyrone reported to have gone secretly to, 536;

arrangement to send King James' book to, 536;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

the affairs of the “Corsaletta” and of Henry Parvis;

presents the Master of the Horse to the Prince of Wales;

the Doge's replies, 546,

allusion to the Master of the Horse, 803;

order by, to show the Jewels and Armoury to the Master of the Horse to the Prince of Wales, 547;

the Pope personally requests that King James' book may be prohibited in Venice, 549, 550,

like request by his Nuncio in Venice, the Doge's reply, 557;

conditions of the auction of the currant tax at, 552, 553;

resolution of the Senate to receive King James' book, with thanks, and to immediately lock it up in the Secret Chancery, 558,

they forward the resolution to their Ambassador in Rome, 561:

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

presents the King's book and letter;

announces that he is confirmed in his Embassy;

recommends the cause of Antonio Dotto;

the Doge's acceptance of the book, and congratulations, 562;

satisfaction made to, by the Dutch, in Comincioli's case, re stolen goods, 564;

further representations to, re King James' book, by the Nuncio;

their Ambassador assures the Pope that King James' book will not be “seen, circulated or published,” &c., 566: their letter of thanks to King James, 572,

forwarded to their Ambassador, 573;

fresh representations to, by the Pope;

their Ambassador replies as before, 578;

further representations by the Nuncio, 583;

protest by Sir Henry Wotton against prohibition of sale of book by booksellers, 592;

Ambassador Correr acknowledges receipt of their letter of thanks to King James, 605;

procedure adopted by the Inquisition at, to prevent circulation of the book, with due respect to the King, 606;

Sir Henry Wotton's protest against the prohibition of the book, with the replies, proposed and adopted, of the Senate, and their instructions to their Ambassador in England, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616;

Sir Henry Wotton resigns, 617 (p. 337);

they appoint a special Envoy to England, 618;

Sir Henry Wotton desires audience, 622;

circular letter from, to their Ambassadors, &c., reporting Sir Henry's action, and their appointment of a special Envoy to England, 623;

Sir Henry received in audience, withdraws his resignation, on pretext of the special Embassy, and is admonished by the Doge, 625;

instruct the Bailo to further the interests of the son of the Viceroy of Sicily, prisoner in the hands of pirates, 574;

Dutch ships on way to, taken by pirates, 575;

Ambassador Correr reports to, the discovery of copies of “Pruritanus” in his cellars, 576, 580;

petition to, of Paolo Gradenigo, on behalf of his son Angelo arrested (see No. 524) by Robert Sherley, 581,

their letters, &c., on his behalf, 582, 598, 624, 648, 676;

destruction of Ward's ships reported to, 586, 587;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

protests against prohibition by the Inquisitor of the sale of the “Apologia”;

recSir Henry Wotton received in “Pruritanus”;

petitions for Antonio Dotto, 592;

the Pope admits that his conduct towards, had been dictated by the Inquisition, 594;

Lord Salisbury offers to assist, in the selection of officers for service with, 600;

prohibit the sale of the “Pruritanus” in Padua, &c., 612, 621, 622;

recommend the case of Zorzi Silvestri to Ambassador Correr, 626, 627, 685;

commended by the Pope for their attitude to Sir Henry Wotton, 632;

their circular letter re Sir Henry Wotton, acknowledged by their Resident in Milan, 634;

reports to, by Ambassador Correr, of his audiences with King James re Sir Henry Wotton's protest and resignation, 635,

and re “Pruritanus,” 636;

King James “has a higher regard for the Government of the Republic than for that of any other State,” 635 (p. 351);

Spanish suspicious of the dispatch by, of an Ambassador-Extraordinary to England, as connected with an alliance between England and France, 638;

the Roman Curia supposes it to be connected with French negotiations in Savoy, 722;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

mentions exchange of visits between himself and the Ambassador - Extraordinary;

presents letter from King James on the “Costley”;

replies by Sagredo, and the Doge, 639;

circular letter from, to their Agents abroad, announcing the settlement with the Pope of the Vangadizza question, 640;

circular letter from, to their Agents abroad, announcing presence in, of Daniel Hutton, Councillor of the Count Palatine of the Rhine, on the affairs of Cleves, 642,

his gratitude for their reception of him, 918 (p. 495);

commission, passport and credentials from, for their Ambassador-Extraordinary elect to England, 643, 653, 654;

reports to, from the Bailo on the question of consulage, the Jesuits, and the passion flower, with poem thereon, 644, 645, 646, 647;

order by, for the release of a galley-slave, an Englishman, at the request of Sir Henry Wotton, 649;

ordinary post from, to England, viâ Antwerp, 651, 821 (p. 445);

despatch from, to Ambassador Correr, announcing appointment of Contarini, as Ambassador-Extraordinary, the withdrawal by Sir Henry Wotton of his resignation, and the release of the English galleyslave, &c., 652;

his acknowledgment, 685:

the Nuncio at, in possession of the contents of Ambassador Foscarini's despatches;

complaint to the Chiefs of the Ten, 655;

special Envoy to, from the Netherlands, to announce the conclusion of the truce, 656, 658,

orders for his entertainment at Padua, 697;

Sir Henry Wotton's version received in England of his disagreement with, his hope to secure the recall of the orders of the Inquisition re the “Premonition,” &c., 658, 659, 664;

overtures to, by the French Ambassador in, for league between, “and other princes,” 672,

complaint, in France, that they have not replied, 711;

such a league reported to have been concluded, 748;

proposal rejected in Senate, to postpone instructions to the Ambassador Extraordinary till advices arrive from England, 673;

summary of despatches from England to be consigned to, 679;

Ambassador Correr desires a chaplain and an interpreter, and states that living in England costs double what it does in Italy, 675;

their Ambassador in France reports that the King has been unfavourably disposed to Fra Fulgentio by the Jesuits, 677;

King James proposes to send a Scot (Gibbons), without trial, to to be punished on the scene of his crime, 678, 700, 719, 728, 743, 764, 794, 812, 837;

demand the extradition, for offences at the mint, of Saita and others, if found at Rome, or in England, 680;

forward papers relating to English affairs to their Ambassador in Spain, 684;

Venetian Consul at Alexandretta ordered to remove, with his French and English colleagues, to Tripoli, 688;

Venetians in Constantinople avoid the Jesuits, 689,

the Bailo endeavouring to expel them, 706;

order to show the Jewels of the Sanctuary and the Armoury to “an English Baron,” “passing through,” 690;

despatches to, from Francesco Contarini, with account of brigandage, on his journey, in Veronese territory, 691, 699;

from Lyons, 730;

capelletti or troops raised for, in the Levant, 691 and note;

direct their Ambassador in Paris to discover authorship of a letter from Geneva presented to the Cabinet by the French Ambassador, 695;

Sir Henry Wotton intercedes with, for the officer who insulted him, and for Antonio Dotto, 696;

petition to, by Giacomo Collalto, that Ambassador Contarini be instructed to support his claim for debt against French Crown, 698;

English ship, sailing from, captured by Dantziger, and taken into Marseilles, 700;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

presents King James' letter of thanks for the acceptance of his book and the prohibition of the “Pruritanus”: petitions on behalf of Antonio Dotto, as mark of confidence in himself;

the Doge's replies, 701;

fresh instructions by, to Ambassador Contarini;

his mission may now appear superfluous but he is to proceed, and thank King James, 702;

by the death of Morat Rais, “has an enemy the less,” 704;

outcry against, in Turkey, touching the capture of a galleot, with presents for the Sultan;

the Mufti complains to Ambassador Glover, who defends Venetian action, 704;

copy of King James' letter forwarded by, to Ambassador Correr, 707;

Ambassador Correr reports that he has failed to discover if special mission of Contarini is welcome in England, 715;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

he congratulates, on the arrival of Dutch Envoy;

dwells on the facilities of intercourse by sea: thanks for Ambassador Cavalli's civilities to Harington at Prague;

petitions for Scordili and Dotto;

the Doge's replies, 716;

sentence in favour of, pronounced in the affair of the “Soderina,” 719;

renewed complaint by the Pope of Sir Henry Wotton's presence in, 721;

the Roman Curia comments on the coincidence of the Contarini embassy with the negotiations between France and Savoy, 722;

Ambassador Correr asserts that it is not “in the competence of a particular judge” to decide cases in which the Republic is concerned, and seeks to quash judgment given against, in the Admiralty Court, re the “Corsaletta,” 726,

Lord Salisbury upholds the jurisdiction of the Court, 731,

the sentence in contumacy annulled, 738;

Lord Cranborne's visit to, 727 and note;

proposal to send on Contarini from England to Holland negatived in the Senate, 728a.;

a special Ambassador, Tomaso “Mocenigo,” or “Contarini,” appointed, 742, 814,

Francesco Contarini, though invited, and offered a ship, declines to return viâ Holland, 812 (p. 438),

a popular welcome awaits, in Holland, 858;

approve their Ambassador's reply to the Pope, as to the presence in Venice of English and Dutch Ambassadors, 729;

motions in the Senate for Scordili's release, to gratify Sir Henry Wotton, 729a.;

prorisionati, or hired men, on Venetian galleys, 729a.;

“an ancient tithe on imported wine up to forty tons per ship; all above free,” exacted in England from Venetian and other foreign merchants;

Lord Salisbury promises that “attempt to reimpose” will not be permitted, 731;

Girolamo Soranzo relieved by vote of the Senate of his embassy in Spain, 737a.,

his successor appointed, 741, 829, 839;

priest executed in, by order of the Council of Ten;

Papal protest;

notify their Ambassador in Rome, 739, 740, 745;

order that their fleets for Syria, &c., shall sail per la muda for safety from pirates, 747 and note;

reported conclusion of league between. France, England, the States, and Savoy, 748: (1610),

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

wishes the Doge a happy new year, by the “old style”;

introduces the Marquis of Hamilton: the Doge replies, 761;

account of the introduction into, of Pope Gregory's reform of the Calendar, 761;

order to show Lord Hamilton the Treasury, &c., 762;

order Ambassador Correr to surrender Gibbons “to the great wisdom” of King James' Government;

and direct him to assist Tizzoni to recover, 764, 794, 812, 837;

English berton from, arrives at Candia, 766;

Armenian Agent of the Shah at, 769, 773;

King James expresses satisfaction at Dutch Embassy to, 774,

Lord Salisbury equally content, 793;

the Moldavian Pretender in, 774 note;

invited by Henry IV to join France and Savoy in attack on Spain, in Milan;

he offers Cremona and Ghiarradadda, “to round off the territories of the Republic,” 781;

English ships with fish for, taken by pirates, 785;

report to, of Ambassador Contarini's state reception, 792,

of his interview with Lord Salisbury, 793,

of the state banquet, 801,

of his leave taking, 812;

complimentary letter to, from Queen Anne, 804;

appoint a new Ambassador to France, 805;

the French Ambassador requests, for information as to Sir Anthony Sherley, 809;

King James satisfied with treatment of his book, 812;

the Prince de Joinville recommended to, by King James, for the Count of Vaudemont's post, 812;

request to, by King James for a burial place for Englishmen in Venice, 812 and note;

request to, that English students at the University of Padua may proceed to degrees without taking the oath, 812;

Ambassador Contarini to return to, viâ Flanders, 812;

Henry IV displeased at their failure to reply to his invitation to join in attack on Spain;

the Due de Sully sets out the advantages of securing their position against Spain, by expansion in the Milanese, 818, 822;

report to, by the Rectors of Brescia, of the arrival of the Prince of Condé, and of attempt, by the French Ambassador at Venice, to secure his arrest, 840, 841, 842, 843;

the Agent of the Evangelical Union received in audience;

he demands the use of the due Electoral title “Serene,” 846 and note;

vote of the Senate on the point, 868, 882;

gratification in Holland at their sending an Ambassador, 858, 918 (p. 495);

Henry IV enquires of their Ambassador in Paris, whether the Prince of Condé passed through, 864: their Ambassador in Paris excuses, to Henry IV, their non-intervention in his Italian projects;

his annoyance;

Villeroy advises them to temporise with King;

the French Ambassador in Venice to persuade them, 864;

their Ambassador in Paris upsets plan of Jesuits to win over the Mutaferika, 866;

the Prince of Condé makes mischief against, 876;

the French Ambassador received in audience;

the Doge professes ignorance of the Prince of Condé's passage through Venetian territory, 877;

Francesco Tencini recommended to, for employment as an engineer, 880;

Spanish jealousy prevents the employment of Venetians in Flanders, 880;

the French Ambassador received in audience;

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

the Doge replies, 881;

report to, by their Ambassador in Savoy, of conversation with the Duke, who urges them to attack the Milanese;

he will not move without them, 883;

their silk trade in Syria endangered by English design to open up trade with Persia, viâ Trebizond, report by the Bailo, 886, 921, 940;

Venetian ship taken by Ward, 888;

precedence of their Ambassador, at Coronation of the French Queen, over the Archdukes', 891;

Venetians captured by Verney, and taken to Barbary as slaves, 894 (p. 481);

comments on missions of Priuli and Giustinian, to Spain and France, 897;

the Prince of Brunswick desires to visit, 897 (p. 483);

their Ambassador in Paris announces to them the murder of King Henry IV, 898, 899, 900;

report to, by the Bailo, of alleged Turkish design on Crete, 901;

grace in favour of Giacomo Cumano, lost in the Senate, 904;

Ambassador Foscarini reports a fight between himself and the Spanish Ambassador, 905 and note, 910;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

thanks for Contarini's mission;

petitions for Giacomo Cumano;

alludes to Antonio Dotto's case;

the Doge's replies;

he recommends the Prince de Joinville, desiring an answer may be given to the Prince by Ambassador Foscarini;

alludes to Cleves;

supports Lenk's demand re titles;

recommends an English suit against Venetian bankrupt, and reads passages from a libel on King James, just issued, 907;

instruct Ambassador Correr to recover from Tomkins the value of goods taken in the “Balbiana,” 913;

send their secretary to inform French Ambassador of his Master's death;

the news reached Venice from the Venetian Embassy in Savoy, 915,

send him a full account, 919;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

comments on the King's murder as direct result of teaching of the Jesuits;

presents the affair of the “Corsaletta” and petitions for Cumano;

the Doge replies, 917;

English comment on their reluctance to war in Italy;

bound to a strict neutrality, 918 (p. 496);

reports to, by the Bailo, of his machinations against the English merchants bound for Persia, and the Jesuits, 921, 922;

refusal by, of the passes of the Tyrol mentioned, 930;

Ambassador Correr desires his recall, 931;

they forward copies of Ambassador Foscarini's account of his fracas with the Spanish Ambassador to their Ambassadors in Spain and England, 935;

inform their Ambassador in Rome of the Prince of Condé's departure from Milan, 939;

Sir Henry Wotton received in audience;

alludes to report of King James' assassination;

reopens the case of the “Corsaletta” with statement of the value involved;

petitions on behalf of Cumano on the three hundreth anniversary of the institution of the Council of Ten;

the Doge replies, 949;

orders by, respecting the French ship “Stella”;

memorandum by the French Ambassador, 951, 952;

the Ambassador of the Duke of Savoy received in audience;

reports the Prince of Condé's departure from Milan, 960;

the Bailo reports rumour, viâ Ragusa, of the murder of the King of France, by a servant of the Prince of Condé, 961;

vote that Ambassador Correr's successor shall be elected at the next meeting, but shall not start from Venice till Correr's two years are up, according to law, 962;

resolution of the Senate (21 May, 1605), that, to gratify Sir Henry Wotton, a full court shall be made to end litigation, of five years' standing, between the English merchants and Governors of Zante, 965.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 225, 464, 841, 842, 843.

-, Doges of. See Donato;


Venier, Captain, Commander of the Great Galleys of Venice, orders to, 172;

other officers and merchantmen to take orders from, 173;

proposed orders to, pp. 122, 123.

-, Giovanni Antonio, 85.

-, Giulio, owner of the “Spelegato” captured by Ward, 187, 188, 195.

Vercelli, garrisoned from Savoy, 800, 826.

Vere, Sir Francis, knight, Captain of Brill and Portsmouth, his death, 650 and note,

the captaincy of Brill given to his brother, 728.

-, Colonel Sir Horatio, in the Netherlands, 668,

the captaincy of Brill conferred on, in succession to his brother, 728.

Verino, Island of, in East, occupied by English, 119.

Verins, —, sent Ambassador, re commerce, by the Dutch to England, 821 note (Cf. 763 note).

Verneuil, Marquise de. See Balsac d'Entragues.

Verney, Francis, knight, turns pirate, 714 and note;

loses his ships, in poverty and debt to the Turks, 894 (p. 481).

Verona, Sir Henry Wotton's representations to Venetian Council on behalf of subject of, 7, 15, 20,

his excellent reception there, 334;

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

dangerous country between, and Brescia;

brigands arrested in, 691;

the Prince of Condé going to, 843.

Verreiken, or Verreyken, Louis, Grand Audientiary of the Archdukes Albert and Isabella, takes Spanish ratification of truce to Holland;

is rejected;

he undertakes to procure document in proper form, 43, 47, 54;

induces Dutch to agree to withdraw their fleet from sea, 57;

unable to satisfy Dutch as to ratification, 109;

his signature to ratification, 115;

appointed Commissioner to Peace Congress, 168;

carries the Ratification of the Truce to the Hague, 575,

leaves with written answer on points of trade, 615, 616 (p. 337);

notifies the Dutch of Richardot's death, 641;

takes the blame of the description of the Archdukes in his commission, as “Counts of Holland and Zealand,” 658.

Vertault, M. de, Secretary of the French Embassy in England, dispatched home to report, 813, 821, 826,

returns to England, 838. Cf. Nos. 181, 307.

Verva, Count of, Spanish Ambassador in Savoy, the Duke of Savoy consults, 831,

the result of his negotiations at Turin awaited, 838.

Vervins, infractions of Peace of, 819.

Vic, M. de, Governor of Calais, his civilities to the Ambassadors going to England from Venice, 342,

and on return, 372, 765.

Vice-Admiral. See Rander.

Vicenza, Bortolamio Nievo of, 83;

people of, protect Cæsar's assassins, 180;

request that Negro be relegated to, 334;

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

Viceroy of Ireland. See Chichester.

Vico, Giacomo, Secretary to the Venetian Senate, sent to announce the death of King Henry IV to the French Ambassador, 915.

-, Pietro, Notary-in-Ordinary to the Venetian Chancery, Secretary to the Ambassador Guistinian, allowed to keep chain presented to, by King James, 522.

Victor Amadeo, Prince of Savoy, proposed match between and the Princess Elizabeth of England, 215,

approved by her mother, 237,

supposed mission to arrange, 332, 420;

match between, and the Princess of France, 657, 678,

agreed to, 694, 719,

the marriage contract signed by Henry IV, 758;

the marriage disliked by King James, 856.

Vienna, proposed collation of works of St. John Chrysostom at, 241;

King James' book sent to, 539.

Vigliana, in Savoy, 873.

Vigliena, Viliena, —, Marquis of, Viceroy of Sicily, his natural son captured by pirates, 406, 408, 414, 415, 500;

Venetian aid for the youth, 574;

ships taken by the pirate who captured the youth fitted out for piracy, 631;

the youth taken to Constantinople, and reported to have turned Turk, 682.

Viliena. See Vigliena.

Villa Franca, fall of red rain at, 303.

Villalonga, Count of, confiscation of his vast fortune, 7.

Villeroy, M. de. See Neufville.

Vincent, Duke of Mantua, to visit England, 321,

possibly to arrange match with Savoy, 332;

Don Pedro di Toledo quarrels with, 446;

rice consigned to, on Dutch ship;

his visit to Holland mentioned, 575;

the Prince of Condé attacks, 876.

Vincentini, Secretary, deputed to pay Venetian garrison in the Valtelline, 103.

Vine-dressers, sent to Virginia, 795;

“brought on purpose from France,” with “no idea they were to be sent so far away,” 821.

“Violet”. See Ships.

Vipers, ointment prepared from, 917 (p. 493).

Virginia, account of attempted English settlement in, 52;

ship returns from, 261;

ship being got ready for, with colonists, cattle, &c., stallions sent by Lord Salisbury, the Prince of Wales an adventurer, &c., 449 and note;

King James confers “title of Viceroy on the commander,” and gives patents for distribution of land in;

fear of the adventurers that the Spanish may destroy the settlement, 466;

ship sent out to, captured by the Spanish, the crew put in irons;

the money taken was all “stamped as Spanish coin, which alone is current in those parts,” 617;

the loss of the ship confirmed;

went down with all cargo, off the Bermudas;

the other ship safe in;

a fresh expedition to, fitting out, 752 and note;

rumoured loss of two other ships bound for;

proclamation by the “Virginia Company,” as to colonists to be accepted, &c., 794, 795;

expedition for, starts;

French vine-dressers sent out, 821.

Visconti, Ottavio, Chamberlain to the Archduke Albert, to accompany the Prince of Condé to Milan, 813;

sent Ambassador to Germany, 821,

to attend the meeting of Princes at Prague;

arrives, 830.

Vitry, Vitri, M. de. See Hospital, Louis de l'.

Vitruvius, cited. 111.

Vives, Don Juan, Spanish Ambassador in Savoy, 831, 838 and note, 849, 876, 884.

Vizier, the Grand. See Dervish Pasha;


-, the Lieutenant Grand, 258, 270.

Vlacho, Georgio, master of a sacttia from Zante, 630.

Vlachs espouse cause of Moldavian Pretender, 447.

Volterra, Emmanuel, presents petition from Zante, 464 note;

reply of the Senate to, 497a.

-, Nicolo, owner of the “Liona,” repudiates expenses incurred by the Bailo in recovering goods lost in, 199–226, 247.

Vulpiano, —, Nuncio-Extraordinary to Spain, 884.


Wales, the Principality of, to be conferred on the Prince, who “will enjoy the revenues,” &c., 738;

four counties in, pray to be included in England for the sake of lighter taxation, 803;

the forthcoming investiture of the Prince of Wales in the Principality of, 856,

parliamentary grant on the occasion, 858, 936,

description of the ceremonies, 945;

the revenues of, still withheld from the Prince, 954.

-, Prince of. See Henry Frederick.

Walloons, in the service of the Archdukes, disbanded, 513;

in the service of the Archduke Leopold massacred by the populace at Liége, 897.

Walter, Captain, of the “Gioanato,” reports destruction of Ward's ships, 585, 586.

Wanstead, King hunting at, 635, 664.

Ward, Captain John, English pirate, takes the “Soderina and Reniera”;

operates from Tunis, 34;

overtures on behalf of, to Venetian Ambassador in England, to arrange his return home, 94;

statement respecting, by Sir Henry Wotton, 106;

Venice content he should be pardoned, if restitution made, 110;

“a Court intrigue,” to secure his pardon, 111;

Lord Salisbury discusses question of his pardon with Venetian Ambassador;

relies on his riches to overcome opposition at home, 114;

sends spoil home by “the Husband,” 128;

alleged preparations by, in league with Dutch bertons;

officials at home expect to make handsome profit out of his pardon, 129;

cargo of the “Husband” said not to have been bought from, 130, 135,

designed to buy his pardon, 141;

fresh ship arrives from, 148, 161, 177;

thanks of Venetian Senate for English action respecting, 157;

his depredations compel Senate to order that merchantmen shall proceed under convoy only, 172;

King James promises Venetian Ambassador not to pardon, without consent of the Republic, and to refer case to commission of the Council, 174;

negotiations with the Aga of Modon, by the Governor of Zante for liberation of the hull of the “Spelegato” captured by, 187, 188, 195;

the report of his riches excites buccaneering spirit in England, 189, 198;

joined by another corsair, to plunder shipping in Syria;

a tale invented possibly to induce Venice to acquiesce in his pardon, 189;

cruising in the “Soderina,” 193, 194;

report of his death by the foundering of the “Soderina,” 196, 197, 200, 212, 219, 229;

arrest of another ship bringing spoil from, 198;

life history of, 267, 268;

two of his followers haunting Irish coast, 319, 328;

mentioned, 323;

Sir Henry Wotton propounds a scheme for his destruction, 334;

“outside the Straits,” 334;

his operations: his Flemish rival, 348;

goes East through the Straits, 350;

said to have been sheltered, in Ireland, by Lord Danvers, 363;

mentioned, 381 (p. 200);

preparing a great expedition, 386;

in list of leading pirates at Tunis, 415 note;

a former shipmate of, proposes to the Venetian Government an expedition to secure, 417, 426, 431, 449, 463;

proclamation against, in England, 426,

text, 427;

arrest of two of his companions, 477, 479;

capture by one of his companions of three English ships near the Straits, 477;

moves out from Tunis, fires on fort, takes English berton, releases crew, 500;

excitement in London at news of the capture of two English ships by, 526;

negotiations for his settlement in Tuscany, 556,

the Grand Duke's Council disposed to give safe conduct to, 567;

Lord Nottingham mentions, 575 note;

his ships at Tunis destroyed by the French, 585, 586, 595,

by the Spanish, 628,

by French and English, 630,

by the French, 644;

Dantziger's rupture with the Turks expected to ruin, 687;

bound for Ireland, 700;

offers King James 40,000l. for his pardon, 801:

ordered to join the Turkish fleet, or send gunners, 815;

living at Tunis;

prizes taken by, 888.

Wards and Liveries, Court of, 430;

proposed surrender of, for annual payment, 813 (p. 440),

its abolition demanded, 821, 826, 837, 856 (p. 462), 880,

“other prerogatives to remain,” 894 and note, 936.

Waremendt, M. de, ex-Admiral of Holland, appointed head of the Embassy to King James, 763 and note,

dies at Brill on way, 821 and note, 875.

Watney, Sir John, pp. xix, xliv.

Watts, Sir John, clothworker, Mayor of London, King dines with, 14.

Weights, Botte, but or ton, 391 note, 950 and note;

Cantoro, 420 and note, 950 and note;

Gross, of Venice, 950;

Megliara, or Migliaro, ten hundred weight; 332 and note. 379, 419 and note;

Miara, of Venice, 950;

Quintals, 357;

Peso grasso and sottile, 419 and note;

Stara, 469 and note.

Weld, Sir Humphrey, Knight, Mayor of London, meeting between, and the Privy Council, to arrange collection of subsidy, 463;

petition to, against “Britain's Burse,” 497 note.

Wentworth, Thomas, Lord Wentworth, p. xxxvi note.

West, Thomas, Lord Delawarr, Governor and Captain General of Virginia, about to sail, 794, 795, 821.

West Indies. See Indies.

“Westerlings”, 464, 469,

“Westerling bertons,” 940.

Westminster, Proclamation dated at 123;

King's letters dated at, 407 562, 639;

“Britain's Burse” at described, 497;

palace of, being “freshened up,” 727.

Wharton, Sir George, “brother of the sister-in-law” of Sir Henry Wotton, killed in a duel by Sir James Stewart, 719.

Wheel Harquebusses, 213.

White, Rowland, 190 note.

Whitehall, 946.

Wight, Isle of, piracy off, 319 and note.

William, Margrave of Baden, Francesco Contarini accredited to, 654;

tries to reconcile the Duke of Saxony with the “Possessioners,” 875.

“William and Thomas”. See Ships.

Wilson, Thomas, caretaker of “Britain's Burse,” 497 note.

-, Thomas, translates the King's book, 539 note.

Windsor, King at, 43, 59, 71;

installation at, of Knights of the Garter, 245, 261;

King goes to, 278, 285,

at, 324,

joined by Queen at, 575,

returns to, 599, 617.

Wine, duty on, 379;

costs ten times as much in England as in Italy, 675;

from Frontignac, in Provence, consigned to King James, 714;

“Foreign merchants,” in England, “are harassed by an ancient tithe on imported wine up to forty tons per ship; all above is free,” 731;

the Secretary in charge of the French Embassy in England makes “strong representations on the subject of a fine on some French merchants who had brought over and sold some wine here,” 734;

licence to sell, in Ireland, granted to the Lady Arabella, 838 note. See also Trade.

Wingfield, Sir Richard, Knight, Knight Marshal of Ireland, rebels retire before, 269 and note.

Winwood, Sir Ralph, Knight, resident English Agent in Holland, summoned home to report, 25;

appointed Commissioner to peace conference in Holland, 36 and note;

his departure delayed, 43, 44,

calls on French Ambassador, 50;

still in England, 52;

sets out;

in no way to hinder conclusion of peace, 57;

Dutch inform, that with English support, they will break off negotiations with Spain, 82;

proposals made to, for offensive and defensive alliance between England and Holland, 126;

request by the Archduke that he may intervene in the Peace Conference, 161;

his limited powers, 175, 203;

given full power, 228;

reluctantly backs fresh negotiations for truce, 324,

of seven years, 330, 331;

after suspension of all negotiations, insists on recall, 346;

is kept on at the Hague, to reconcile Count Maurice and Barneveldt, 360;

proposes fresh truce terms to Dutch Deputies in conjunction with French Commissioners, with threat of English displeasure if not accepted, 365, 366, 367;

assures Dutch of Neyen's return with full authority, 376;

to conduct the final Truce negotiations on behalf of the States, 426, 452;

his proposed transfer from the Hague, 466 note;

assists Dutch in the revision of their Constitution, 496, 532;

presents to, by Dutch, 532, 539;

returns home, with presents, 548;

appointed Ambassador to Holland;

to negotiate with the Archduke Leopold in Juliers, 617 and note;

joyfully welcomed in Holland, declares that King James will support Brandenburg and Neuburg, 641;

goes to Düsseldorf to assure the Princes of English support, 708;

the Secretary of the English Embassy in Paris states that he has authority to pledge King James to assist the “two Princes,” 725;

to be instructed to notify the “Possessioners,” at Düsseldorf, of King James' contribution, “4,000 infantry, paid,” 794,

to be accompanied by the Danish Ambassador, 803, 813, 817;

ordered to proceed from the Hague to Düsseldorf, 957.

Winwood'sMemorials,” cited in notes to, 8, 36, 511, 575, 665, 682, 687, 700, 712, 714, 725, 728, 763, 774, 778, 783, 785, 790, 798, 813, 819, 821, 825, 856.

Wirtemberg, Dukes of. See Frederick;

John Frederick;

Lewis Frederick.

Wissell, Henry Antonison, sets himself up as a privateer, 727 and note.

Wood. See Trade.

Woerden, conference at, 857.

Wolfgang, William, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Neuburg, son of the Count Palatine, Philip Ludwig, in possession, with the Markgrave of Brandenburg, at Düsseldorf;

will be supported by England, 593,

and France, 600;

a cousin of his expected in England, 600, 617,

his brother, 641 (see Augustus);

copy of the Emperor's letter to, 601;

copy of the accord between, and the Prince of Brandenburg, and some of the States of Cleves and the Mark, 603;

appeals (“the Princes in Düsseldorf”) from the Imperial Commissioners to the Emperor, 611. See also Philip Ludwig;

Possessioners, The.

Wood, twice as dear in England as in Italy, 675.

Wood-Kerns, Scottish, 228.

Wool. See Trade.

Worcester, Earl of. See Somerset, Edward.

Wotton, Sir Edward, Knight, Lord Wotton of Marley, esteemed member of the Privy Council, 466;

his brother-in-law, Sir George Wharton, killed in duel, 719.

-, Sir Henry, English Ambassador to Venice, (1607), complains of hostile action of Bailo;

instructions, from Senate, to their Ambassador in England to rebut charge, 3;

received in audience;

urges cause of native of Verona;

recommends two English officers for employment;

reports that Spaniards have come to terms with the Dutch, to pursue their designs in Italy;

discusses question of piracy in the Levant, 7;

attack on, by Cardinal d'Ascoli;

sermons preached in his house by his chaplain, &c., 13;

received in audience;

renews application on behalf of native of Verona;

calls attention to pamphlet on the Interdict, 15;

Venetian Ambassador in Rome thanked by Senate for his reply to Cardinal d'Ascoli touching sermons at house of, 16;

his Secretary reports brief absence of, for change of air;

renews application on behalf of native of Verona;

reports news from Flanders, 20;

accused by Pope of printing pamphlet in own house, &c., 21;

replies of Senate on point, exonerating him, and denying charge of preaching at English embassy, &c., 22, 26, 27;

further complaints by Pope of religious services permitted by, at Embassy house;

the sermon in Italian, instead of English, the attendance of Venetian nobles, &c., 32;

the like complaint, by Cardinal Borghese, 35,

replied to, by Doge and Senate, 41;

his frequent absences from Venice alluded to, 41;

received in audience;

applies for removal of Anchorage tax, and release of the “Corsaletta”;

on behalf of Capt. King and Alberghin;

reports Sherley's movements, 49;

por-traits of Father Paul sent by, to England;

Pope's protest;

their history, p. xxxvi and note, 51 and note;

his Secretary remonstrates against civilities shewn to Sir Anthony Sherley, 66;

extract from Minutes of Senate, of replies to be made to, re Anchorage tax, the “Corsaletta” and Sir Anthony Sherley, 72;

received in audience;

mentions his visits to Friuli and Palma;

the above replies communicated to him;

he petitions on behalf of Antonio Dotto, 77;

order by the Senate that he shall be notified of attempt on Father Paul, 84;

received in audience;

his speech on Father Paul's affair;

he had spoken to him but once;

suggests that the assassin was a Scot;

urges the case of the “Corsaletta,” 85;

his Secretary complains that remission of Anchorage tax has not been notified to Venetian officials;

requests that details of the attack on Father Paul may be notified to King James, 87;

orders of Senate on both points, 88, 89, 101;

the Pirate Ward desires to confer with, 94;

his representations secure the “Corsaletta's” release, 104;

received in audience;

reports that King James believes the Bailo to be seeking to break up English trade in Levant;

points out danger to Venice of breach with England;

reports Pirate Ward's efforts to obtain pardon, the death of Princess Mary, details of the flight of the Earls, 106;

text of memorandum of Senate addressed to;

no desire to injure English trade;

will expect compensation from Ward;

the “Corsaletta” really a pirate, 110

his reply, 111;

directed to secure that the Anglo-Venetian Convention be not abused, 113;

received in audience;

requests the arrest of the Earl of Tyrone in Venetian territory;

his personal acquaintance with the Earl, 125;

cross-voting in Senate, as to reply to be made to, 143, 144, 145, 157, 158, 162, 163;

renews application for Alberghin Alberghini, 125;

alleged to have intercepted compromising letters of Sir Thomas Sherley, 129;

informs King James of flight to Rome of would-be assassins of Father Paul, 134: (1608),

Venetian Ambassador in England recommends that he shall be thanked for Lord Salisbury's help re “the Husband,” 135;

dispatch sent to, touching, 142;

account of interview with, by Marc' Antonio Corraro, on behalf of Senate;

proposes ships of English Navy shall be joined to Venetian, for suppression of piracy;

gives news of Ward;

disbelieves sincerity of Spain in Dutch negotiations, 150;

confined to house by bitter cold, 151;

by his Secretary, demands reparation for murder of young Julius Cæsar, 151,

he writes to the Podestà of Padua, 156, 158,

returns thanks for steps taken by Senate, 165,

further action by, 168 (2) (p. 93), 178, 180, 200, 218;

notified by Senate of projected alliance of the Emperor, Spain, the Pope and the Grand Duke of Tuscany, against the Turk, 164;

he suggests in reply, that the conclusion by Spain of peace with the Dutch, implies a design to attack some other Sovereign, 165;

received in audience;

comments on recent cold, &c.;

expresses surprize that no answer has been given him as to the Earl of Tyrone, 165;

becomes senior Ambassador in Venice, on the re-call of Don Inigo de Cardines, 165;

employs spies on Englishman, in Lucca, 165;

his request on behalf of Alberghin granted, 165;

desires Senate to keep him informed of Lord Tyrone's movements in Rome, 165;

advertises the Senate of the arrival of an Impostor, 169;

his action re “the Husband” 181;

received in audience;

the King's regrets at Giustinian's recall;

the Privy Council has taken affair of recovery of goods of the “Soderina” into own hands;

desires help in the affair of the “William and Thomas,” arrested by the Grand Duke of Tuscany;

thanks for action taken in Cæsar's case;

complains of the detention of his. and his chaplain's books in quarantine;

replies of the Doge, 200;

gives the lie to the Resident of Florence in Venice, re the “William and Thomas,” 207;

renewed complaint by the Nuncio of meetings at his house;

the Doge replies that the Ambassador is a man of letters, and his visitors enjoy, not sermons, but literary discussion, 208, 231;

the Earl of Tyrone's movements reported to, by order of Doge and Senate, 209, 218,

he returns thanks, 232;

the Papal Nuncio complains of his circulating books consigned to, for the propagation of his sect;

the Doge's reply, 230;

the like complaint by the Pope to the Venetian Ambassador in Rome, and complaint of his chaplain's lectures, 231, 287;

his Secretary, received by the Doge and Senate, returns thanks for information as to Lord Tyrone, hands in copy of terms of Dutch-Spanish peace, and comments on the Count of Miranda's retirement, 232;

received in audience;

returns thanks for the Doge's action in refusing shelter to the Earl of Tyrone, and for good offices with the Grand Duke of Tuscany;

complains of continued detention of the “Corsaletta”;

proposes revision of regulations for ships “vailing” to the galleys of the Republic, &c.: the Doge replies, 241;

application by, for permission to have texts of St. Chrysostom collated in the Library of St. Mark, 241;

order in response to his request for the release of the “Corsaletta,” and delivery to owners of salvage from two English wrecks at Canea, 242;

effect of his reports, re Tyrone, in England 261 note;

communicates description of the pirate Ward to the Venetian Cabinet, 267, 268;

backs request of the Prince de Joinville to enter Venetian service, 276,

reply of Senate, 279, 284;

represents that relations between the Venetian Resident in Florence and the English Envoy are are not cordial, 276;

the explanation, 280;

received in audience;

his proposed retirement deferred;

opposition of the Jesuits to the collation of texts of St. Chrysostom, and lectures at the Embassy: the case of Pietro Negri;

the Doge's replies, 287;

received in audience;

the affair of Pietro Negro: the baptism of the Duke of Anjou;

the Doge's replies, 293;

received in audience;

the affair of Pietro Negro: desires suppression of book with attack on English sovereigns: the Doge's replies, 304;

received in audience;

the affair of Pietro Negro;

recommends the Prince of Anhalt for employment by the Republic: the Doge's replies, 310;

request, by his Secretary, to the Doge and Senate for the release of Pietro Negro;

voting of the Senate on question, 316, 317, 318;

reports Mr. Mole's arrest to Lord Salisbury, 320 note;

received in audience;

recounts the affair of the goods from the “Soderina”;

the revision of the customs in favour of Venice: general news;

is refused grace for Pietro Negro, 323;

received in audience;

his recent trip, the illness of his servant: the currant tax;

Ward, the pirate;

Pietro Negro;

English relations with Spain in the Netherlands: the Doge's replies, 334;

his request re Currant tax transmitted to England, 359;

appeals, by his Secretary, for Pietro Nigro;

the Doge's reply, 351,

request complied with, 353, 355;

received in audience;

the affair of Henry Parvis;

Anthony Dotto;

his proposed recall;

the Ambassadors Correr and Giustinian: the affair at Rheinberg;

presents Lord Roos;

the Doge's replies, 381;

reports in Germany of Calvinistic preaching in house of, 394; (1609),

received in audience;

the case of Antonio Dotto;

presents the King's letters of complaint re the “Corsaletta”;

the case of Henry Parvis;

presents Lord Harrington's son;

the Doge's replies, 407;

Papal complaint of his importation of Bibles, with Calvin's notes, 445,

Venetian reply, 462, 465, 501;

esteem in England for his merits and birth;

proposal to transfer, to Spain, 466;

received in audience;

is congratulated on his recovery from sickness;

demands compensation for damage to the “Corsaletta”;

desires permission to take in cargo at Venice, for Edmund Garder, master of an English ship;

recommends the Prince de Joinville;

comments on the Truce in the Netherlands, and the question of Venetian precedence;

presents Lord Roos, and desires letters for him to the Venetian Ambassador in Prague;

the Doge's replies and remarks by the ex-Governor General of Crete, 468;

attack on, by the Pope, addressed to the Venetian Ambassador in Rome, 475;

his request for Edmund Garder to relade acceded to, 481,

his thanks, 482;

received in audience;

thanks re Garder;

demands settlement of the case of the “Corsaletta”;

presents Lord Arundel, and his own nephew;

replies of the Doge, 490;

circular letter by the Doge and Senate to their Agents abroad touching Papal complaints against, 501;

Ambassador Correr desires to be informed of the nature of his remarks on Venetian precedence, 513;

English prisoner consigned to, 520,

his thanks, 546;

the King declares he knew his worth before coming to Crown, and had recalled him from Italy on purpose to send him to Venice, 535;

received in audience;

the affair of the “Corsaletta”;

of Henry Parvis;

presents the Master of the Horse to the Prince of Wales, 546;

the Senate resolve on answer to be made to, re the King's book, 558;

the Pope's fear of his influence re the book, 559;

received in audience;

presents King James' letter and the book;

the Doge accepts them;

announces his continuance as Ambassador;

the Doge congratulates;

recommends the cause of Antonio Dotto, 562;

received in audience;

protests against orders to booksellers not to sell the “Apologia”;

recounts the affair of “Pruritanus”;

petitions for Antonio Dotto;

reply of the Senior Councillor, 592;

received in audience;

protests, as above;

the replies of the Senate, 612, 613, 614, 615, 616;

resigns, 617 (p. 337);

desires audience, 622;

his conduct reported, and the consequent appointment of a Special Envoy, by the Senate, to their Agents abroad, 623, 634;

received in audience: withdraws his resignation, on ground of the appointment of the Special Envoy;

is admonished by the Doge, 625;

the Pope commends the Venetian attitude towards, 632;

report by Ambassador Correr of his audience with King James announcing the protest and resignation by, 635;

Lord Salisbury's praise of, 635 (p. 351);

received in audience;

mentions exchange of visits with the Ambassador-Extraordinary to England;

presents letter from King James on the affair of the “Costley”;

replies of Sagredo and the Doge, 639;

an English galley-slave released at his request, 649, 652;

anxiety in England to preserve his reputation;

his despatches with account of his protest and resignation not yet received, 651;

his withdrawal of his resignation reported to Ambassador Correr, 652;

insulted by an officer on the “Loredana”;

the officer to be sent to prison for life, 652,

he intercedes for him, 696;

his despatches, with account of his resignation, &c., received in England;

availed himself of the prohibition of the “Pruritanus,” and of the appointment of an Ambassador-Extraordinary, to reconsider his position, &c., 658, 659,

the King's satisfaction, 664;

London opinion of his resignation, &c., 664;

received in audience;

presents King James' letter of thanks for the acceptance of his book, and the prohibition of the “Pruritanus”;

petitions on behalf of Antonio Dotto, as a mark of confidence in himself: the Doge's replies, 701;

received in audience;

comments on the arrival of an Ambassador from Holland, the naval greatness of the Dutch, and their proximity to Venice by sea;

expresses thanks for Harrington's reception in Prague;

desires pardon for Scordili;

and petitions for Antonio Dotto, 716;

his “sister-in-law's brother,” Sir George Wharton, killed in duel, 719;

the Pope complains that he is in Venice to injure Catholic Faith, 721;

their Ambassador's reply to the Pope approved by the Senate, 729;

Scordili ordered to be released to gratify, 729a.;

(1610), received in audience;

wishes the Doge a Happy New Year, by the “old style”;

introduces the Marquis of Hamilton;

the Doge replies;

money voted for the Marquis' entertainment, 761;

letter from, describing the arrival of the Moldavian pretender at the English Embassy house, 774 note;

Lord Salisbury asserts his goodwill;

Ambassador Contarini praises, 793;

reports home favours shewn him, 801;

his “superabundant zeal” in his service, re the book, commended by King James, 812;

letter of, cited, giving reasons for Mr. Cave's burial at sea, 812 note;

received in audience;

thanks for Contarini's mission;

petitions to Giacomo Cumano, with allusion to Antonio Dotto's case;

the Doge's replies;

he recommends the Prince de Joinville;

alludes to Cleves, and the Evangelical Union, and backs Lenk's request for the titles of “Most Illustrious” and “Most Serene”;

recommends an English suit in bankruptcy;

and refers to a new libel on King James and the Republic, 907;

received in audience;

ascribes murder of Henry IV to doctrines of the Jesuits;

he would rather know the Criminal's Confessor, than hear his confession;

the promise of Paradise a better bribe than money, as illustrated from his Irish experiences;

presents the affair of the “Corsaletta”;

petitions for Cumano;

the Doge's replies, 917;

received in audience;

reports a rumour of King James' assassination;

mentions the “Corsaletta”;

petitions for Cumano;

the Doge replies, 949 resolution of the Senate (21 May 1605) to oblige in the matter of the Merchants' suit against the Governors of Zante, 965.

Wriothesley, Henry, Earl of Southampton, to be Commander in Chief in Ireland, 255;

his lodgings at Court appropriated by the Prince of Wales, 393;

to support the Prince at tourney, 744.


Ybarra, Suara, Don Diego d', arrives in Brussels as Spanish Agent;

opposition of the Archduke to his appointment, 19;

his character, 20;

supersedes Spinola, has not begun to negotiate re peace, 25;

Envoy sent by the Archdukes to Spain, to procure his recall, 34,

recalled, 42;

stays on;

sends courier of Spain, 52.

Yelverton, Henry, spirit licence, &c., to, in Ireland, 838 note.

York, Archbishopric of, sought by Italian, p. xix.

-, Duke of. See Charles.

Ypres, Bishop of. See Neyen.


Zaccharia, Gerolamo, brigand, 691.

Zaffo, Conte del. See Contarini Tomaso.

Zameti, —, Henry IV dines with at Paris, 253.

Zane, Almoro, Podestà of Padua, letter to, from the Venetian Senate, and his reply, 152, 153, 156, 158;

Sir Henry Wotton's thanks for his action in matter, 165;

arrests and prosecutes the murderer of Cæsar, 168 (2), p. 93;

Sir Henry Wotton demands that the case shall be tried by, with closed doors, 179, 180;

mentioned, 181.

Zante, (1607), currants smuggled from, on English ship, 49;

Henry Lello at, 65;

Venetian regulations require export of currants from, viâ Venice;

analogous Spanish restrictions on trade;

English evasions, pp. xxx, xxxi, Nos. 73 (pp. 38, 39), 367, 379, 412, 417, 418; (1608),

mentioned, 172, 220;

the Governor of, instructed by the Doge and Senate to continue efforts to recover the “Spelegato,” captured by Ward, 187, 188;

provision of grain for, 257, 434, 464;

depositions of Englishman taken at, 348, 352; (1609),

pirates hung at, 438 and note;

petition presented from, to the Doge and Senate, for leave to sell currants to foreigners direct;

reports of the two last Governors and of the Cinque Savii alla Mercanzia recommending that petitioners' prayer be granted, 464 and note, 469;

repeal, by the Doge and Senate, of the passage of the law forbidding the export of currants from, to any other place than Venice, 497a.;

conditions of the farm of the currant tax at Venice affecting, 552, 553;

sacttia trading from, burnt, 630;

ships arrive in England with currants and oil smuggled from, at night, 641 (p. 358),

with currants from, 700;

Piero Scordili of, his case, 652, 696, 716, 729a.;

three English ships arrive at, after encounter with privateers, 810;

Libbio Chapman, Agent at, of Thomas Cordal, 950;

report by captain of English ship at, from Constantinople, 953;

resolution of the Senate (21 May, 1605), to wind up the litigation, of five years' standing, between the English Merchants and the Governors of Zante, to oblige Sir Henry Wotton, 965.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 250, 257, 352, 434, 438, 500, 512, 586, 595, 629, 810, 816, 888, 933, 953.

Zara, bookseller of, forbidden to sell the “Pruritanus,” 622.

Zealand, deputies of, withdrawn from the Peace Congress, 330;

desires continuation of the war, as opposed to Holland, which desires peace, or truce, 360, 365;

overtures to, by the six provinces who desire peace, 376;

declines truce on basis of the Archduke's promises only, 379;

bad blood between, and Holland, on Spanish refusal of “Sovreignty,” 393;

claim by, to unlade goods for Antwerp at Middelburg, 398, 466, 470, 477, 483,

a duty to be substituted, Flemish retaliation, 496, 497, 525, 580, 600, 617, 641, 685, 700, 744, 763;

trade flows through, to Antwerp, 513;

“Zealanders,” losses from piracy, 575;

King Philip's request for the good treatment of Catholics disliked in, 580;

the Dutch refuse to allow the Archdukes to style themselves, “Counts of Zealand,” 658;

Dutch Ambassador to represent, in England, 821 note (Cf. 763 note).

Zoccolante, the. See Neyen.

Zuniga, Pedro de, Don, Spanish Ambassador in England, (1607), seqestrates Dutch vessel in English port;

final decision in English courts against his action;

his annoyance, 11;

assures King James that, whatever the Archduke Albert may do, the King of Spain will never recognize Dutch independence, 31;

officially informed, by King James' orders, of drift of Dutch Commissioners negotiations, 43;

arrests sugar in England imported direct from Brazil, 73 (p. 39),

his claim disputed by English Courts, 456;

sends home reports of ill-offices to those of his nation constantly occurring, 75;

denies all complicity in the flight of the Earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel, 81;

requested to get confirmation from Spain of his denial of complicity in the Earl of Tyrone's flight, 86;

notifies King James of presence of the Earl of Tyrone in Flanders, 90;

works to incline King James to conclusion of peace between Dutch and Spain, &c., 121;

his courier returns from Spain, 127,

but he offers no explanation of the flight of the Earls, 130;

answer still awaited, 134; (1608),

question of his precedence, 149, 176;

his intrigue for match between Houses of England and Spain, 155;

complains of English molestation of Spanish trade in East Indies, 186;

his clever handling of King James, playing on his hopes and fears touching Ireland;

induces the Privy Council to suppress pamphlet advocating Dutch claims to the India Navigation, 203;

received in audience by the King, asserts Dutch claims to be ill-founded, and that England would suffer if they were allowed, 216;

large sums transmitted to, from Antwerp, for bribery, or to buy ships, or on Marquis Spinola's account, 234;

complains of Anglo-Dutch treaty, 295, 300;

seeks audience, 307,

in Northamptonshire, to oppose alliance with France, 312, 319;

Spanish gentlemen, relations of, leave England in haste to join Spinola, 345;

presses for arrest of the pirates who carried Spanish sugar ship to Ireland, 373,

Commissioners sent, 376;

further representations by, 386;

Don Fernando Giron lodged with, 393; (1609),

question of his precedence, 404, 413, 420;

money consigned to, to be used in bribery of persons about the Court, 404;

protests against the English colonization of Virginia 449, 466;

his successor appointed, 508, 539, 780;

question of presenting the King's book to, 536,

declines to receive, the King and Judges show their annoyance, 539, 554,

is praised by the Pope, 567;

his wishes promptly met in England, while English demands in Spain are neglected, 569;

kept four chaplains;

the chapel of his Embassy frequented by English Roman Catholics, 576;

ordered to make strong representations re Cleves, 600;

denies that the “Pruritanus” was produced at the Jesuit College of St. Omer, 605;

to be received by the King at Hampton Court, 617; (1610),

invited to the Tourney;

the Dutch Ambassador “has never been in the same company with him,” and is invited to another function, 763;

King James informs, that he regards the prohibition of English trade with Spain as an unfriendly act, 803 (Cf. 794);

not invited to joust, on account of question of precedence, 856;

“in very bad humour,” the “friendships he has fostered in every way” in England, have proved of little service, 894;

proposes to return home by sea, on hearing of King Henry IV's murder, “doubting whether it would be safe” to go through France, 906;

leaves for Flanders;

presents to, 936;

allowed to take with him six priests, out of prison;

refused others, a Jesuit among them, 937 (p. 505).