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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Namur, Archduke Albert at, 434.
Nani, Augustino, Venetian Ambassador in France, his embassy not returned, 520.
-, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 85, 109, 110.
-. Captain, instructions to, 38, 40,
Nantes, Edict of, confirmation of, demanded, 295.
Naples, privateering from, 152;
news from, 158;
English ship at, 168;
Jesuit of, 367;
ship at, 411;
plot in, against King James, 743, 772, 773;
news from, 802;
English trade with, 819.
-, Admiral of. See Santa Cruz, Marquis of.
-, Viceroy of. See Lemos, Count of.
Nassau, Counts of, one in England, 301,
three, accompany the Palatine to England, 680.
-, Ernest, Count of, his son's baptism, 491.
-, Henry, Prince of, with Dutch Expeditionary force for Cleves, 24;
receives Ambassador Correr, 292;
will accompany the Palatine to England, 578,
with him, 680,
visits Foscarini, 684;
sets Prince of Wales against Savoy match, 698;
proposes to visit Venice, 720;
in funeral procession of the Prince of Wales, 727;
invited to represent his brother at Garter Installation, 740,
his views as to offensive alliance of Dutch with Turks, 795,
on Dutch settlements in East Indies, 812;
leaves England, 812.
-, Prince John of, accompanies the Palatine to England, 684.
-, Justin de, illegitimate brother of Count Maurice, Governor of Breda, 292.
-, Maurice, Prince of, “Count Maurice,” in command of Dutch contingent for Cleves, 11,
honoured by the Prince of An-halt, 24;
conducts siege of Juliers, endangered by explosion, 34, 54;
joins his nephew in the Palatinate;
rumoured marriage of, 79;
negotiations between, and the Capudan Pasha, 201, 534;
declined Garter, in the time of Queen Elizabeth, King James' wish to confer upon, 217;
welcomes Ambassador Correr;
desires renewal of war with Spain, to keep provinces united, 292,
opposes Spanish proposals for a peace, 310,
with success, owing to Barneveldt's illness, 324, 432;
report to, 372;
supports suit of the Palatine for the Princess Elizabeth, 399;
quarrels with Barneveldt, 404;
his intrigue with the Emperor Rudolf, 426;
busy federating Protestant Germany against France and Spain;
to visit England, 430;
receives M. de Refuges, 438, 452;
his brother-in-law, Don Emmanuel, 438, 585;
receives the Count of Schomberg, 480;
attends General Assembly of Gelders, and the baptism of son of Ernest of Nassau at Arnheim, 491;
negotiations between, and Halil Pasha, 492, 493;
desires war, 492;
returns to Holland, reviews and strengthens garrisons, 524, 604;
Garter to be conferred on, 540, 568, 578, 662, 720,
sent to, 740, 767;
meets the Palatine, 591;
secret correspondence with, of the Prince of Wales, pp. xi, xii, 698, 714, 715, 730,
with Rochelle, 709;
Spanish jealousy of his receiving Garter, 778;
goes to Flushing to meet the Palatine and bride, 826,
was to have received them on St. George's Day, in robes of Garter, 832,
receives the Princess, 838,
accompanies her to Düsseldorf, 855.
-, Philip William de, Count of Buren, Prince of Orange, to accompany the Prince of Condé
to France, 11;
proposal to consign Juliers to his charge, negatived by Dutch and England, 68;
at Breda, with brothers, 292;
Breda, his fief, 438.
Nassuf, Nasuf, Pasha, 802,
allays mutiny, 822.
-, Duc de. See Savoie, Henri de.
Nerestan, —, Captain of Scottish Guard, dismissed, 604.
Netherlands, the United: —
(1610), Prince of Brunswick to visit, 3.
East India, trade of, harrassed by pirates, 3.
negotiations between, France and England, re English loans to France and their repayment, 4;
will accede to terms agreed between France and England, 12,
very unwillingly, 23, 34,
refuse to accept, 41.
decline proposals of the Evan-gelical Union, 4;
ready to subscribe, the “Capitulations of Hall,” 12, 23.
troops of, under Count Maurice, on frontier of Cleves, 11,
near Juliers, 30,
besiege it, 34.
confident that war between them, and Spain, will be re newed, 12.
propose an alliance, to Venice, and the appointment of a “Lieger,” 17, 278, 559.
distrust in, of the Queen-Regent of France;
they complain of delay in dispatch of troops for Cleves, and dislike the divisions in the French Council, 23.
decline fresh “Capitulations” with England, 23.
suspect Spanish design on Culem, 34.
Swedish overtures to, 41,
favourably received, 79, 110,
declined, 115, 172.
negative proposal to confide Juliers to the Prince of Orange, 68.
return unopened a letter from the Duke of Saxony, as insufficiently addressed quâ sovereignty, 68.
artillery brought back to, from Cleves, 68.
demand that instalments of pay due to English troops in Juliers, and expenses incurred by them, shall be set off against their debt to England, 79.
Prince of Anhalt in, 91,
negotiating league between, England, Sweden, Denmark and German Protestant Princes, 112, 115, 281.
wreck, in England, of Dutch ship, the “Red Camel,” 111, 153.
importance of Cleves and Juliers as uniting, to Protestant Germany, 112.
Protestant members of the Conference of Cologne assemble in, at the Hague, 115.
English Ambassador empowered to conclude simple defensive alliance between, England and the Evangelical Union, 115;
confederation between, the Union, England and Denmark about to be “stipulated,” 174.
successes of Poland unpleasing to, 132.
the existence of a Roman Catholic section of the population in, taken into account, 137.
(1611), Spanish dislike to the recognition of their Agents as Ambassadors, 159.
grief in, at the illness of Barneveldt, 159.
the Duke of Neuburg to visit, 172.
afraid to disband troops in present situation in Germany;
inclined to break French regiment, upon refusal of the Queen-Regent to find pay for it, 172, 181;
refuse to part with ships or soldiers to the King of Denmark, on plea of German disturbances, 217.
Embassy to, from Morocco, on return, well satisfied;
value of African port for East Indian trade of, 172;
gunners sent to Morocco from, 276, 284, 604.
dread of the injury to their trade by the development of Dunkerque, inclines, to terms re the transit of goods to Antwerp, 172, 175;
failure of the negotiations, 181.
their efforts to reconcile Denmark and Sweden, 175;
their own shipping affected by Danish claim to levy dues, 181;
they back Swedish representations in England, but will not act without English consent, 189.
rising of Utrecht, long delayed execution of leaders in, 175.
appeal to, by Geneva, 183.
affair of Emden submitted to arbitration of, and England, 189.
Embassy from, to Constantinople, of Cornelius Haga, in answer to Turkish request for alliance, about to start, pp. xxxiv, xxxv, xxxvi, 189;
negotiations between the Capudan Pasha and Count Maurice, 201;
English opposition on the spot, 273,
their intentions explained to Lord Salisbury, jealousy of Turkey merchants in England, 383;
the Ambassador reaches Chios;
Venetian jealousy, 445,
French and English, 458,
origin and object of the embassy, 492, 493,
its success, thanks to bribes, 509;
the Ambassador studies other capitulations to draft his own by, 521;
reply sent to Halil, 524, 534,
its text, 535;
Ambassador writes home, 568,
text of letter, 569;
his offers to the Turk, 566. See Haga.
French claim that moneys paid to, should be a set-off to debt in England, 215,
King James presses for payment;
the Queen-Regent will not maintain French regiments in, unless they satisfy England, 218;
money sent to, from France, for pay of troops, from fear of the Huguenots, 254.
will give no facilities to Denmark in war with Sweden, 217,
their representations in favour of peace disregarded, 227.
send Agent to Spain, to claim redress for ships captured off Guinea;
the Archduke Albert supports;
they threaten reprisals, 221;
the mission fails;
vessels to be sent from, to the Filippines, 324,
good effect of the threat in Spain, 342;
the vessels to sail with orders to fight all Spanish ships, 400.
apply to King James to effect composition of their debt to England, 276,
the money will be paid in full, 357,
they reduce their forces to effect payment, 387,
payment made, 416.
offer to repress piracy in Irish ports, 276,
fit out ships, 342,
the excessive cost, 357,
the squadron at Plymouth, 362,
collision between, and Spanish fleet, 439.
naval strength of, 278, 295,
desire to employ, in the Levant, 383.
Embassy sent to, by the Archduke Albert, upon orders from Spain, to convert truce into a peace, 281, 283, 302, 353,
Count Maurice opposes, 310,
with success, owing to Barneveldt's illness, 324;
the negotiation renewed, 432.
General Assembly of States of, 281, 283, 292,
to consider promotion of peace between Denmark and Sweden, the proposals of Evangelical Union, and extension of commerce, 295;
embassy sent by, to Denmark, 302, 310;
the Assembly dissolved, 324;
Embassy from, to Denmark, unsuccessful, 342,
but pleased with King's treatment;
report by, on the King's secret designs, 372;
fresh embassy from, to promote peace, 480.
small advantage to, from truce with Spain;
their war establishment the same, their navigation less free, 281;
war necessary to keep them united, 292;
disadvantages to, of the truce, 383.
civilities shewn in, to Ambassador Correr, 281, 292.
design of, to seize Gibraltar, 305.
decide to disarm;
English companies to be dismissed, 315;
the Queen-Regent continues to pay foot and horse, 357;
they reduce their forces, 387;
the Queen, in consequence of Franco-Spanish marriages, notifies them that there is no longer occasion for her to maintain the regiments of Châtillon and Bethune, 432, 442,
she continues to maintain, 520, 534, 540, 684,
from fear of the Huguenots, 709,
again threatens to disband, 768.
their firm attachment to England contrasted with the deceit and indecision of Spain and France, 341, 446.
general meeting of the States of, in session at the Hague, 353,
assist in quest of a north-west passage, 356.
King James endeavours to prevent Vorstius' appointment to Divinity Chair in Leyden, 357, 404, 416, 432, 438;
demands his expulsion from Holland by the States, 443 and note, 446, 473,
action touching, 491, 539, 540.
will join the “federation of Rothenburg” if King James does, 357;
Diet to be held in, to confirm the decisions of the Diet of Rothenberg, 361;
the Duke of Wirtem-berg sent to, to settle details, 364, 373,
notified of amount of King James' contribution to the Union, 400, 416.
the King of Denmark hopes to take over French troops in service of, 372,
they decline, 480.
trade of, with Germany in spices, &c., from the Levant, pp. xxxv, xxxvi, displaces imports from Marseilles, 383.
trade of, contrasted with Venetian, 383.
King James forced into coalition with and the Protestant Princes of Germany by alliance of France and Spain, 390, 430, 469, 473, 502, 547.
address demand to the Archduke Albert;
will treat it as hostile act if he do not stay disorders on frontier, 400, 404.
(1612), reported capture by ships of, of place in Brazil, slaughter of the Spanish garrison, and seizure of gold, 428.
Ambassador sent to, by France, at Spanish request, to propose peace between, and Spain, upon sole condition that they shall allow one Catholic Church in each principal town, 432, 438, 442, 443, 446, 452,
he is afraid to propose it;
the Marquess Spinola to propose, 473, 480;
matter referred to the next meeting of the States, 498;
anti-Catholic legislation in, by way of reply to the proposal, 502, 503;
the Ambassador awaits answer, 540;
Spanish complaint of French apathy in the matter, 635.
troubles at Aix-la-Chapelle induce, to strengthen force on that frontier, 434,
Count Maurice prepares infantry to succour place, 438;
strengthen their forces on frontier, 446, 483.
Commissioners sent to, from Lübeck, Brunswick and Bremen, 438,
from the Hanseatic Towns, to form alliance with, 604,
which is concluded, 629;
Imperial veto on the alliance, 758, 765;
it is concluded, 838, 848,
and sworn, 855.
fleet of, sent out in quest of pirates, declines to dip standard to Spanish fleet;
riddles Spanish flagship, 439, 443.
demand addressed to, by France, for repayment of one-third of loans made to, by Henry IV, 442, 443, 534, 540, 578, 625, 768, 793,
the matter settled, 854.
growing trade between, and Leghorn, 442.
Dutch alarm lest King James should marry his daughter to King Philip, 448, 563.
Secretary of the States General discusses points with the Council of Brabant, without result, 452.
recall foreign officers in their pay, General Cecil about to go over, 472, 480, 483.
Count Schomberg sent to, by the Evangelical Union, his instructions, good reception in, 480,
he leaves, 491.
efforts by, to promote peace between Sweden and Denmark;
recruiting by either forbidden in, 480;
representations to King James, 583, 591, 672.
refuse all suggestions of peace;
aware that Spanish troops are ripe for mutiny, for lack of pay, 483, 492;
raise more troops, 498, 604;
reject peace, 848.
Ambassador from, at Diet of the Evangelical Union at Wesel, to swear confederation, 491, 503, 520.
will capture the trade of the Mediterranean;
their ships cheaper than the English, freights lower;
danger to Venice, 492, 534.
issue proclamation against priests and friars, 498,
its terms, 502,
and significance, 503.
the Duke of Bouillon commissioned to sound King James touching conversion of truce between, and Spain, into a peace, 501.
de Caron goes to;
M. de Plessen accredited to, 503,
leaves for, with Count of Hanau to negotiate Confederation, 548.
their Ambassador pledges, to support the Turks with fifty ships, 509, 566.
count on support from Louis XIII, when of age, the death of the Archduke Albert, and the emancipation of the remaining provinces, 520,
decline fresh peace proposals by Spain, 684.
frontier garrisons of, reviewed and strengthened by Count Maurice, 524;
muster of troops by, 629, 684.
King James advised by France to keep closely allied with, dropping the affair of Vorstius;
the Dutch remain suspicious of the relations of France with Spain, 539.
notified of King James' intention to confer Gartar on Count Maurice in compliment to, 540;
they consult France, 568.
their fleet reports courtesies received in Lisbon and Spain, 540.
election of Matthias as Emperor acceptable to, 568.
King James anxious for complete accord with, 595, 629.
Spanish application to England touching Cautionary Towns in, 604,
proposed Spanish loan to, to redeem Flushing, 609.
Dutch ship seized by Spanish in Philippines, 604.
ship-building by Dutch East India Company to attack Spanish settlements;
request by the Company for assignment of import duties, &c., 635, 659, 684, 740, 782, 812, 816, 822, 826, 833, 838, 848, 855, 859.
the Duke of Savoy offers the port of Villafranca to, 640.
prepared to assist the “Possessioners” at Mühlheim, 659, 684.
annoyance of the Queen-Regent at the close understanding between, and England, 662.
Dutch escort for the Palatine, 680.
letter to, from the Sultan of Turkey, 685.
Ambassador of Brandenburg with;
they prepare regiment of infantry, to assist the “Possessioners” in Cleves, 710, 721;
dependence on, of the “Possessioners,” 765, 767.
their Ambassador to return from Constantinople, 710,
they prolong his appointment for four years;
fit out ship with presents for the Sultan, will open consulates at Aleppo, &c.;
increasing trade of, in the Levant, 721;
the ship worthy of the Sultan, 765.
(1613), co-operate with England against suspected designs of Spanish fleet;
Dutch Ambassador instructed to discover its destination, 758.
money assigned by, for the expenses of Count Henry of Nassau in England, 767.
Venetian anxiety as to nature of league concluded between, and Turkey, 790,
question of their armed alliance with, in certain event, 795, 801, 811, 815, 822, 833, 843, 848, 853, 859.
Consul of, in Tunis, unable to secure the liberation of Dutch slaves, 812.
four Agents from, in England, to discuss joint action against Spain in East Indies 812,
desire of, that England should contribute to their expenses and share the gain, 816,
full details, 822,
action of Holland, 833,
fresh proposals, 838,
accepted by King James, 848, 859.
tonnage of their latest ships, 812.
over-trading by, from Cyprus and Syria, causes ruinous fall of prices, p. xxxvi, 816.
reception prepared by, for the Elector Palatine and bride, 817, 826,
and escort, 833, 838.
ship, with Dutch Envoy, and letters for the Grand Turk, at Zante, 819.
design to attack Spain in the West Indies, 822.
the Elector Palatine authorized by King James to conclude terms with, for their inclusion in the Evangelical Union, 833, 838, 848, 855.
official translator of, in Foscarini's pay, 833.
appeal to, by the Duke of Saxony, to admit his claim to Cleves, 833.
Spanish intrigue against, in Denmark, 833, 843.
English Ambassador has seat at Secret Council of, 843.
Neuburgh, Duke of, “the Palatine of Neuburg.” See Philip Ludwig.
-, Prince of, son of above. See Wolfgang, William.
Neufville, Nicholas de, Seigneur de Villeroi, assists Venetian Ambassador to secure co-operation of European Consuls in Syria, 37, 59;
refuses to acknowledge Charles IX as legitimate King of Sweden, 110;
supports the authority of the Parliament of Paris, 138;
minimizes French debt to England, 215;
instructs Ambassador in England to keep watch for Huguenot Agent in England, &c., 254, 258, 267, 295;
intimacy between, and the Ambassador in England, 296;
King James attacks, when giving audience to the Ambassador, as a friend of Spain and an enemy of England, 358, 539, 547, 604, 678,
and to Foscarini, 547;
negotiates with de Jacob, 369;
Edmondes complains to, of concealment of Franco-Spanish marriage negotiation, pp. vii, xxvii, 370, 377, 391;
all powerful in France, jealousy of the Princes of the Blood, 377, 451;
confident the Anglo-Savoyard match will not take place, 379;
disregards the protest of the Ambassador of Savoy against the Franco-Spanish marriages, 431;
de Vic writes to, to secure the Duc de Sally's return to favour, 439;
refuses requests of Duke of Savoy, 465;
instructs the Ambassador de Refuges, 473,
who remonstrates with him;
annoyed at the results of the Spanish marriages, 494;
reverses French policy in the Grisons;
Venetian protest, 513, 563, 709;
his position threatened by Concini, 517;
his assurances of French protection for the Duke of Savoy, 520;
defends his action as to the Scottish Guard, 588;
replies to King James, as to the business of Spinola in Paris, 594;
growing opposition to, in France, 709;
proposes marriage of the Duke of York to the Princess Christine, 714, 758;
declares Tuscan marriage negotiations in England were a Spanish device, 714;
asserts that the Prince of Wales was in treaty with the Huguenots, 715;
proposes to retire, 749;
endeavours to force the Dutch into settlement of debt to England, 768;
King James replies to, re marriage of the Duke of York, 793,
advises Protestants in Germany to leave Austria to fight the Turk, 811,
his views on Savoy and Mantua, 852.
Nevers, Duke of. See Gonzaga, Charles.
Newfoundland, pirate takes toll of fishermen off, 663 and note.
Newgate, keeper of, 205 note.
Newmarket, King at, 111, 382 and note, 398 and note, 796.
Neyen, John, Bishop of Ypres, Franciscan Friar, at Breda, 438,
interviews the Queen-Regent, 501.
Nice, Nizza, made free to pirates, pp. xxi, xxxvi, 780, 781, 791, 833, 844.
Nichol's “Progresses of King James,” cited in notes to, 11, 24, 34, 68, 472, 500, 506, 585.
Nidem, Edmund, English merchant in Constantinople, 241.
Niport, Sampson, English merchant in Constantinople, 241.
Nizza della Paglia, movement of Spanish troops on, 840, 856.
Nogaret, Jean Louis de, Duc d'épernon, his proposed mission to Rome, 462.
Normandy, intrigue in, of the Count of Soissons, 714.
North-West Passage, company formed to promote;
particulars of voyages in search of, 356 and note, 362, 383, 404 and note, 446, 492, 534,
Spanish opposition, pp. xiii, xxvi, xxvii, 550, 594, 604, 647.
Northampton, Earl of. See Howard, Henry.
humberland, Earl of. See Percy, Henry.
Norton, —, secretary, ill, 461,
enters order re Venetian exemption, 472.
Norway, Swedish absorption of, 238;
invaded by Swedes, 497;
Swedish claim to north part of, renounced, 789.
Nottingham, King's progress in county of, 563.
Nuncio, Papal, in France. See Ubaldini.
-, -, in Venice. See Berlingerio.
Nürenberg, Electoral Diet at, 364, 469.
Nymegen, Nymigen, 833.
Oath of Allegiance, proclamation touching, 260, 261.
Oatlands, Queen at, 316, 324, 335.
Ocean, the, 338, 383.
Oil. See Trade.
öland, Otland, Island of, conquered by the Danes, 365, 372,
recovered by the Swedes, 383,
retained by them at the peace, 789.
Olden-Barneveldt, Jehan van, at point of death, 159,
all the most important affairs in his hands, 175;
instructs Caron, 281;
peace negotiations with, of the Archduke Albert, 310,
frustrated by Prince Maurice and his own illness, 324;
report made to, 372;
quarrel between, and Count Maurice, 404;
secretly sounded by the Archduke Albert on subject of a peace, 432;
instructs de Caron, 583,
check on his powers, 811;
resents suggestion of offensive alliance with Turks, 859.
Oran, King of Morocco, about to attack, 276.
Orange, Prince of. See Nassau, Philip William.
-, Princess of. See Bourbon-Condé, Eléonore.
Orléans, Wotton at, 487.
-, Duke of. See Bourbon, Nicholas de.
Ormuz, silk trade from, 187.
Orsini, Don Virginio, Duke of Bracciano, marriage of his daughter to the Pope's nephew, 566.
Osman Dai, Bey, of Tunis, “Kara Osman,” pp. xviii, xix, renegade English pirate, sends force to fight Tuscan privateers;
the Sultan's approval, 157;
his galleys at Biserta, 489.
- Missi, of Tunis, 146.
Ossuna, Duke of. See Giron. Ostend, siege of, alluded to, 54;
William Seymour escapes to, 258.
Otman Reis, of Barbary, pirate from Tunis, 872.
Otto, Prince Landgrave of Hesse, son of the Landgrave Maurice, in England, candidate for the Princess Elizabeth, 271,
received by the King and Queen, 277, 295;
with the Prince of Wales, 301;
presents to, visits the Princess Elizabeth, 302;
his father's thanks, 563.
Ottobon, —, Secretary, 742.
Oxford, Venetian Ambassador to visit, 41 and note, visits, 53;
Roman Catholic priest arrested in, and executed, 65;
recusant hanged and quartered in, 125.
-, Chancellor of. See Egerton.