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Pages 597-603

Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 12, 1610-1613. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1905.

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East India Company, ship building by, pp. xxvi, xxvii, 324,

mentioned, 802 note See India Company.

East Indies, India, English trade with, in pepper, 3,

Dutch 172;

direct trade with, by England, in preference to obtaining produce of, viâ Levant, 276;

ships from, bound to Spain, in danger from pirates, 338;

Dutch expedition for, p. xxxvi, 342;

quest of North-West passage to, 356 and note, 362, 383, 404, 492;

Dutch and English men-of-war for, 400, 635, 684, 740, 782, 812, 816, 833, 838, 848, 855, 859;

English trade with, a violation of peace with Spain, 427;

Portuguese settlements in, 659;

Eston the pirate off, 663.

Easton, Eston, Captain Peter, the pirate, offers to surrender on free pardon, 271 and note, declines pardon;

off Newfoundland, 663 and note;

takes refuge at Villafranea, his negotiations with the Duke of Savoy, danger thereby incurred, &c., 780, 784, 791, 798, 804, 809, 824, 833, 844 and note, 849, 850, 851,

to be compelled to make restitution, 859. See pp. xviii, xx, xxi, xxii.

Eenyer, éeurier, Grand, of France. See Saint-Lary.

Edinburgh, 765.

Edinburgh Review, the, cited in note to, 258.

Edmondes, Clement, Clerk of the Council, 561 and note.

- Sir Thomas, English Ambassador in France, works well with Foscarini, 9;

asserts that the claims of “the Possessioners” will be supported by England, 10 and note;

details Baldwin's misdeeds;

when Ambassador in Flanders he procured his banishment, 18;

secures letters to English lord, written from Spanish Ambassador's house, 18;

affirms that King James is deeply interested in German affairs, 28;

honour shown to, on occasion of Wotton's Embassy, 58;

declines, on score of religion, invitation to King's “sacring,” 58;

confident that the Duke of Savoy will be supported by France, 109;

secures arrest of fanatic charged with design to kill King James, 138, 142;

mentioned, 180;

urges payment by Queen-Regent of debt due to England;

she agrees, 215;

assures Queen, by King's orders, that he will use his efforts to restrain the Huguenots, 216, 300;

requests prohibition of Cocheo's reply to King James' book, 232;

requests arrest of William Seymour, 264,

begs the Queen-Regent to give the Huguenots satisfaction, 275;

Savoyard Ambassador asks, to assist fresh embassy to England, 299;

baptism of his daughter, 347;

expostulates with Villeroy, 370, 377, 391, 402,

ordered to support claims of the Huguenots, 378, 414;

writes fully and often, to King's content, 446,

French civilities to, 450;

admits all comers to sermons in Embassy House, 451;

reproaches the Duke of Guise for supporting Franco-Spanish matches, 466,

refuses to assist at festivities in honour of them;

espouses cause of dismissed soldiers of Scottish guard, 490, 560, 588, 602, 625;

acts in accord with the Dutch Ambassador in France, 494;

asserts his precedence, 496;

his long despatches;

his suspicions touching the Spanish marriages, 498;

ill, visited by the Duke of Bouillon, 552;

reports that the Duke assured the Queen-Regent of King James' amity, 578;

report by, 591;

reconciles the Dukes of Bouillon and Lesdiguières with the Huguenots, 626;

in constant conference with the Ambassador of Brandenburg, 653;

Villeroy calls on, to propose match between the Duke of York and the Princess Christine, 714,

he reports the proposal home, 758,

replies on behalf of King James, 793;

writes to the King, 811;

ordered to prevent the Savoyard Embassy to England, 826;

reports French action re Mantua and Savoy, 838, 852.

Edward VI, King of England, 12.

Eels, salted. See Trade.

Effigy of Prince of Wales, at his funeral, 727.

Egerton, Thomas, Lord Ellesmere, “the Chancellor,” 671;

at funeral of Prince of Wales, 727;

ordered as Chancellor of Oxford, to suppress verses, 801.

El Arisch, value of, to Spain, to harass Dutch commerce, p. xx, 172,

satisfaction in Spain at capture of, 188;

King of Morocco attacks, 276;

value of, to Spain, 324.

Elba, Spanish aggression in, 430.

Elizabeth, Queen of England, her loans to France, question of repayment, 4, 12, 215;

her negotiations with the Hanse Towns, 11;

alliance between, and France, 34;

King James discourses on, 53;

failed to repay money borrowed on Privy Seals, 164;

profits of the Lord High Admiral under, 355;

privateering in time of, 361, 492, 595, 629;

had consented to Tuscan match for Prince Henry, 483;

Garter conferred by, on Henry IV, 540;

Lord Salisbury represented her tradition, 548;

redeems Dutch slaves from Turk, 811.

-, the Princess, daughter of King James: —

(1610), the Prince of Brunswick a suitor for, 3.

match between, and Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden proposed, 34, 41.

the King of Hungary a suitor for;

the Prince Palatine preferred, 41,

his father's desire for match, 65,

King James favours, 192.

receives Ambassador Correr, 41.

her marriage with the Prince Palatine decided, 79,

the King favours;

her mother inclined to match with Savoy, 111;

Envoy to be sent by the Prince Palatine, 181.

(1611), overtures by the Duke of Savoy for match between, and the Prince of Piedmont, 161, 169, 177, 181, 192,

the religious objection, 199, 202, 214, 215, 238, 267, 270, 277, 280;

not really desired by the Duke, 294,

dropped, 325,

renewed, 345,

Pope opposes, 346, 354, 359, 375,

French opposition, 363, 369,

the Duke persists, 374, 375, 379, 382, 385, 388, 389, 399, 403, 408,

Papal consent required, 410, 415, 422, 423, 427;

English reason for declining proposal, 442,

French opposition, 447.

she was brought up as Roman Catholic till age of six, 199.

the suit of Count Palatine for, backed by France, 202,

son of the Duke of Neuburg coming to back, 204, 227, 267,

the Count Palatine coming himself, 271;

his suit pressed, 277, 280, 325,

has French support, 345,

backed by the Evangelical Union, 364, 372, 387, 408, 419,

by Count Maurice and the Duke of Bouillon, 399, 441, 472,

by the Count of Hanau, 491.

son of the Landgrave of Hesse aspires to, 271;

the Prince Landgrave received by the King and Queen, 277, 295,

presented to, 302 and note.

to accompany King on Progress, 280;

stays behind, Foscarini visits, 301.

her marriage to the King of Spain suggested, p. xiii, 364, 388, 398, 399, 410, 415, 419, 422, 425, 427, 437, 440, 441,

formally proposed, 448, 470, 478, 485, 538, 553, 594, 604, 671, 766, 778.

the King has indicated no preference for any of her suitors, 365;

he is supposed, in France, to favour the Palatine, 369,

has no definite negotiation with him, 408,

favours, 462,

accepts, pp. xii, xiii, 503;

she desires to see the Palatine, 539, 553,

he arrives and salutes, 680.

the Prince of Poland a suitor for, 365.

with Queen at Greenwich, 400.

(1612), former suit for, of Grand Duke of Tuscany, rejected, 442.

Sir Henry Wotton's embassy to the Duke of Savoy intended to close negotiations for hand of, 472, 522;

King James regrets to refuse, 646.

question of dower to be given with, to the Elector Palatine, &c., discussed, 529, 672,

marriage contract signed, 548,

satisfaction in Holland, &c., 563;

his presents to her, 609;

French jealousy, 662.

presents mules to the Prince of Modena, 564.

her character, 604.

her grief at brother's death, 692.

her marriage fixed for May, 698, 710,

efforts to advance date, 720, 732;

her betrothal in King's presence, 734,

present to, by the Elector, 740.

(1613), strong naval escort prepared for, 764, 796, 812, 817;

to be married on the Sunday in Carneval, 765;

description of the ceremony, &c., 775;

about to sail for Germany, 782, 817, 821, 832,

arrives at Flushing and Middelburg, 838, 843,

husband rejoins, 848,

proceeds to Dusseldorf, 855.

present to, from the Corporation of London, 832.

-, Princess of Brunswick, her marriage to Augustus of Saxony, 3.

-, Princess of France, daughter of Henry IV, proposed match between, and the Prince of Savoy, 111, 161, 181, 192,

the contract against his will, 200;

proposals for her marriage to the Prince of Wales, 202, 267, 341, 352, 377;

negotiations re-opened with Savoy for her marriage, 283;

to be betrothed to Philip, Prince of Spain, 341, 362,

the match published in France, 434,

complaint of the Duke of Savoy, 447, 465;

not to go to Spain for three years, 520.

Elkes, Timothy, betrays master, Lord Northumberland, 281 note.

Ellenborg Castle, taken by Danes, 563, 567. See Helsingborg.

Elphinstone, James, knight, Lord Balmerinock, ex-President of the Court of Session, petition for his release, 125.

Elsinore, dues at, 789.

Ely, Bishop of. See Andrews, Lancelot.

Emanuel, Emmanuel, Don, of Portugal, brother-in-law of Count Maurice, with him (“Don Antonio”) at Breda, 292;

offered pension, as conscience-money, by Spain, 438,

pension increased, its object, 585;

father's servants join, 591;

pension unpaid, 659.

-, -, son of Antonio, dies at Florence, 317.

Emden, Embden, dispute between burghers of, and their Count, 189.

-, Count of. See Enno III.

Emin Grande, the, 724, 735.

Emis, William, on board Duke of Tuscany's galleon, escapes, arrested by Venetians, 124.

Emmanuel. See Emanuel.

Emmerich, Anglo-Dutch expeditionary force reviewed at, 24.

Emo, Piero, report by, 527.

Emperor, the. See Matthias;

Rudolf II.

England: —

(1610), no ships in, to suppress piracy in Irish waters, 3,

men-of-war built, 68 and note.

dispute between, and the Hansa League, 3,

by Imperial Edict English goods sequestrated, in retaliation for intervention in Cleves;

action by, in reply, 11, 12, 24;

Ambassador from, at Prague, 32;

ships bound for Hamburg arrested, 41,

released, 54;

proposal for settlement of dispute, 106;

trade resumed, 132.

Flemish Ambassador for, 3, 171.

patents in, for coal furnaces and silver extraction applied for;

Prince of Wales bribed to secure, 3.

negotiations touching loans by, to France, and their repayment, and conclusion of fresh alliance, 4, 12, 23, 34, 41, 52;

the alliance “sworn,” in Paris, 58.

renewed rigour against Roman Catholics in, 4, 23, 53, 65. See “Roman Catholics.” detestation in, of Jesuits, 7.

claim by, against Venice, re the “Corsaletta,” 9, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 91, 111.

appointment of new Venetian Ambassador to, approved in, 9,

compliment to, 29.

instalment of pay for Cleves Expeditionary Force to be sent from, 11,

sent, troops reviewed, 24,

about to attack Juliers, 30,

besiege it, 34, 41, 49, 54,

further installments of pay for, to be written off, Dutch Debt, 79.

special mission from, of Lord Wotton, to congratulate Louis XIII on his accession, 11, 23, 34, 36, 41;

his reception, 58.

representations by, to France on behalf of the Duke of Savoy, 11.

traitorous correspondence with English lord secured by Edmondes, 18.

pluralities to be forbidden in English Church, 24,

the Clergy make grant to King to withold his assent to the law, 30.

bribes distributed, as presents, by foreign ambassadors, to Ministers of the Crown in, and others, 25, 53, 81, 202, 204, 253, 361, 398.

English berton fires on French ship, off Zante, 26.

recruiting in, for Sweden, 30,

barbarous treatment of troops enlisted, 132.

export from, of munitions of war, to Riga, 34.

claim of, against Tuscany re ships, 34.

bullion for export from, to Flanders, arrested, 34.

Pope complains of defensive alliance between, and France, 35.

joint action of Consul of, in Syria, with French and Venetian colleagues, 37,

touching removal of port to Tripoli, 53, 59.

Venetians arrest English ship in Istria;

release ordered, 38, 40, 50.

alliance with, sought by Sweden, against Poland, and refused, 41,

though Polish successes disliked in, 79, 175.

arrest of English privateer at Rotterdam, 41.

torture applied in, 65, 81.

a race prone to piracy, 79.

Ambassador from, at Congress of Cologne, dissatisfied with his treatment, 79;

joins with French Ambassador in suggesting solution of Cleves succession, 84;

articles sent, of English agreement with the Evangelical Union, 91.

All Saints Day kept in, by King, 91.

post from, to Venice, 99, 100.

English ship seized in Sicily;

owners take Spanish vessel in reprisal, 111;

English indignation at Spanish injustice, 186,

assurances of the Duke of Lerma, 341, 388, 398.

German Protestants united to, by the Low Countries, Cleves and Juliers;

importance of the route, 112.

French ship arrested in, with plunder aboard from Spanish Carvel, 151, 186.

Englishmen turn Turks, 151;

English renegade in Tunis, 157.

“the whole Kingdom earnestly desires” the abolition of wardship;

“the ill will,” “swelling up on all sides is very serious,” 151.

popular demonstration in, at execution of priests;

sixteen thieves hanged at same time, 151;

this severity the result of the policy of the Jesuits, 160.

Christmas kept in, with splendour;

Parliament prorogued over, 153 and note, 159.

universal hatred in, of Scots;

King orders Judges to protect Scottish Knight charged with murder of a bailiff, 153.

English berton attacked by Turks, sunk to avoid surrender, crew and boarding party drowned, 158;

English buccaneer sunk to avoid surrender to Spanish, 290, 312.

(1611), dress in, of gentlemen, “runs to an incredible excess,” 159,

Prince of Wales abandons French style, for Italian 186.

Persian Ambassador, Sir Robert Sherley, comes to, with offer of silk trade, as price of war on Turk, 163, 257.

King James issues orders touching pensions, concessions, farmings of customs, expenses of household and purveyance, designed to gratify, 186.

“the youth of this country is desirous of toil,” 186.

cost of Venetian Embassy in, 191.

dislike in, to French wife for the Prince of Wales;

“French women have never succeeded in England,” 202.

great drought in, 204, 217,

the like never before known, 250, 271.

renewed application by Ed. mondes to the Queen-Regent for the repayment of debt due to;

she assents;

payments to Dutch to be deducted, 215;

she puts pressure on the Dutch, 218,

who negotiate a composition with King James, 276;

the Queen-Regent offers payment in cash, 353, 362, 372, 416, 539, 563,

her reason, 709,

the Dutch will pay in full, 357, 416,

payment demanded from the Dutch, 442, 443, 534, 540, 578, 625, 768, 793,

affair settled, 854.

embassy to, from Morocco, 250, 254, 259, 271, 276, 284, 302.

Puritans and Catholics alike to be compelled to take the oath of allegiance, 254,

its nature set out in Proclamation, 260, 261.

the Dutch navy to repress piracy in Irish waters;

English acceptance of offer, p. xx, 276, 342, 357, 362.

voluntary abandonment by, of the Syrian and Levantine trade, in favour of direct importation from India, 276.

method of manning and paying royal navy;

ships of, prepared against pirates, 302, 335;

Prince of Wales proposes to add eight;

lack of money prevents, p. xii, 373, 692.

gun-founders sent out from, to Morocco, 310, 316.

Florida, English colonization of, 324.

importance in, of the office of Lord High Admiral, profits attaching to, 355.

war between, and Spain in balance, 357,

the profitableness and popularity of such a war, 361, 398, 480, 492.

English and Scottish force for the King of Denmark, 372, 373, 387, 409,

with light artillery, 417;

small cannon exported from, to Denmark, 439;

fresh application for dispatch of troops from, 446, 452, 462, 469,

their scale of pay, 472,

they start, 491, 497, 543, 548, 816.

“systematizing their finance” in, 372,

“gold to be placed on a par with French gold,” “silver will be rated at a true proportion to gold,” 373,

“change in the nominal value of gold making it equivalent to value in France and Flanders,” “to regulate both gold and silver,” 383;

“value of gold raised ten per cent.,” 387 and note;

nature of proposed change, p. vi and note, p. vii.

proposal that goods imported into, shall be paid for as to 25 per cent. only in cash, 383.

Dutch and English trade and ship-building contrasted with Venetian, 383.

(1612), ships reach Venice from, in forty days, 407.

description of State banquet in 415.

merchants with claims against Spain form Company;

King supports them, with threat of authorising reprisals, 416, 427;

counter claims of Spain, 427,

discussed in Privy Council with Spanish Ambassador, 433,

no satisfaction forthcoming, 446,

mission of Zuñiga to settle, 480;

actual reprisals by Englishmen, 590, 595, 663, 720;

country desires war, 629, 662, 671, 732, 764.

loan raised in, by King on Privy Seals, 416, 419,

with some difficulty, 439,

with diligence, 443.

prayers of congregations in, that King's children may marry Protestants, 419,

Spanish complaint, 427.

issue of general pardon to pirates proposed in, 427,

encouraged by the Prince of Wales, to strengthen marine of, 428;

the pardon declined;

they could not maintain themselves in, in time of peace, 492;

Captain Peter Eston, who declined the pardon, 663 and note.

restrictions on English in Seville, 428, 433,

said to be necessary on account of false money circulated by them, 433.

growing trade between, and Leghorn, 442, 648, 681, 689.

capital punishment for Arian in;

rival jurisdictions of the Consistory Court of London, and the Court of High Commission, 443 and note.

declaration of English policy in Turkey, 444.

company forming in, to trade with the Indies by new route, 446, 647.

exemption from certain wine duties, custom duties, granted in, to representatives of Crowned Heads only, 454, 468, 758.

has never had relations with the Imperial Crown;

no Ambassador to be sent from, to Imperial Diet, 480,

Sir Henry Wotton to attend, 542, 551, 559.

Dutch ships cheaper built than English;

freights lower, 492.

trade between, and Ragusa, 492.

English troops in Danish service at Ellenborog, 563,

Lord Willoughby commands, 567;

King James' excuses to Dutch for permitting their enlistment, 583.

relations of, with Guinea, 563.

concourse of English at Venice 577,

at Padua, 770.

question of the Cautionary Towns held by, in Holland raised by Spain, 604, 609.

Foscarini's impressions of the wealth of, 612.

English tariff at Constantinople, 631.

Venetian recruiting in, 646, 720.

no Dukes in, but the King's sons;

only one Marquis, 671.

(1613), great storm round coasts of, 734.

the whole of the Royal Navy to be put in commission, 764,

reviewed, 796.

English settlement in the Philippines, 778, 822.

an estimate of the voluntary contributions in, of horse and foot in the event of a Spanish attack, 782 and note,

general muster ordered, 787, 812.

reprisals against Genoese, sanctioned by, 782.

volunteers, in men and ships, available in, for Venice, if attacked by Turk, 816.

farthings coined in, 817.

proposed Anglo-Dutch co-operation in the East Indies, Malaysia, and West Indies, 822, 833, 838, 848, 859.

English co-operation with Barbary pirates, 872.

- See also Anne;

Cecil, Robert;

Elizabeth, Princess;

Henry Frederick;



Privy Council;

Roman Catholics;


Enno III, Count of East Friesland, Count of Embden, agrees with burghers to abide decision of England and Holland, 189.

Epernon, Duke of. See Nogaret.

Equator, the, law of prizes made beyond, 186,

“outside the line,” 870.

Erfurt, commissioners at, to discuss the affair of Cleves, 732, 758,

of Turkish attack on Transylvania, 796.

Ernest of Bavaria, Archbishop of Cologne, Elector, hostile to Austria, won over to attend Diet, 372;

raising troops to suppress disorders in Aix-la-Chapelle, 434,

to carry out the ban of the Empire against, 438;

moribund, or dead;

his nephew, the Coadjutor, will succeed, 443.

-, Margrave of Brandenburg, Stadtholder of Cleves, twin-brother of the Elector, John Sigismund, gentleman from, in England, 54,

the mission returned, 91 and note;

molested by the Duke of Neuburg, 480;

meets Wotton, 604.

Erskine, Thomas, knight, Baron Erskine, Viscount Fentoun, Captain of the Guard, King's gift to, 186, and note,

sworn of the Privy Council, 189 and note;

walks in funeral of the Prince of Wales, 727.

Essex, Earl of. See Devereux, Robert.

Este, d'. See D'Este.

Eston, Captain Peter. See Easton.

Evangelical Cities, 598.

Exeter, Earl of. See Cecil, Thomas.