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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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Padavin, Marc' Antonio, Venetian Secretary in Germany, despatches from to Doge and Senate, 27, 32, 84, 106, 136.

Padavino, —, Secretary, 750.

Padua, prisoner of Inquisition at, 34;

Wotton to meet Carleton at, 89;

mentioned, 96;

Carleton arrives at, 105;

Lord Cranborne ill at, 164 and note;

Carleton visits the Padovano, 339, 577, 627;

“Riformatori dello Studio di Padova,” report by, 459;

Earl of Arundel to winter at, 671 and note, 694, 695;

Carleton at, with wife, 700, 701, 708,

his praise of, 770;

the Earl of Arundel desires to revisit, 817.

-, letters dated at, 105, 701.

-, Venetian Governors of, despatch from, to Doge and Senate, 105, 695, 701.

-, -, instructions to, 288, 694, 700.

Palatine, the, the Count Palatine, the Elector Palatine. See Frederick IV;

Frederick V.

-, the Countess Palatine. See Louisa Juliana.

-, the Prince. See Frederick V.

- of Neuburg. See Neuburg, Duke of.

Palermo, Sir Anthony Sherley at, 2, 8;

mentioned, 627, 757.

Pall-mall, game of, 175.

Palma, 90, 113, 122, 128, 147;

plan of fortress of, 301, 577, 792, 858, 861, 862.

Palmer, Andrew, 3 note.

-, Richard, physician, 691 and note.

Paris, Felippo Burlamachi of, 150;

courtesy shown to Sir Henry Wotton in, 177;

Seymour seen openly in, 352,

Don Christoforo of Portugal resident in, 438;

Count Ruffia, with two other Savoyard Ambassadors in, 447, 464;

festivities in, on publication of Franco-Spanish matches, 490, 496, 498;

Wotton avoids, 506;

reported meeting at, of Spinola and others, 594;

Lotti at, 638,

Zuñiga at, 697,

Gabale-one at, 721, 740, 847.

-, despatches dated at, 5, 7, 10, 17, 18, 19, 21, 28, 36, 37, 49, 50, 58, 59, 62, 67, 85, 109, 110, 127, 137, 138, 142, 156, 167, 174, 177, 179, 180, 183, 185, 190, 191, 216, 218, 219, 231, 232, 244, 245, 252, 264, 275, 277, 299, 300, 320, 336, 347, 360, 369, 370, 377, 378, 379, 391, 402, 413, 414, 423, 431, 441, 449, 450, 465, 466, 479, 490, 494, 495, 501, 513, 518, 552, 560, 575, 588, 589, 602, 616, 624, 625, 626, 641, 653, 662, 696, 697, 714, 715, 749, 763, 768, 793, 794, 826, 835, 854.

-, the Bastile, treasure kept in, 732.

-, “Church of the Order of St. Bernard,” Anglo-French alliance sworn to, in, 58.

-, Luxembourg, the, Lord Wotton lodged in, 58.

-, the Louvre, sermon preached in, 138.

-, Parliament of, Jesuit book burned by, 20 and note;

forbids the Cotton controversy, 62;

condemns Bellarmin's reply to Barclay, touching the temporal power of the Pope, 127;

the decree suspended, as to its publication only, by the Privy Council;

consequent collision between, and the Queen-Regent, 138;

opposes the temporal claims of the Pope, 232, 245, 267, 309,

permits sale of du Plessis' book, 336;

the treaty with England confirmed by, 341;

arrêt by, against Jesuits, 413;

Councillor of, publishes book on Papal authority, Nuncio protests, 451, 453,

condemned by bishops, 495;

arrêt of, against book by Schioppius, 715.

-, University of, publishes remonstrance against Jesuit doctrine of regicide, 62,

its text, 63.

Parkhurst, William, Secretary of Sir Henry Wotton at Venice, to reside in Turin, p. ix, 551, 557, 559;

waits on the Duke of Savoy in deep mourning;

Gussoni visits;

“sagacious and reticent,” 713;

visits Gussoni;

suggests sending the Prince Tommaso to England, 745;

opposes Easton's reception in Savoy, 784;

accompanies the Duke to camp, 825,

at Vercelli, 828, 829;

the Duke uses, to create impression that he has English support, 834,

sends him to Geneva, 842,

scandal created by his declaration there, and at Berne, 854,

he is repudiated by King James, 860.

Parliament, English:—

(1610), growing claims of, the King anxious to conciliate;

to be prorogued till October, to discuss wardships and purveyance;

conflict between Houses, as to incidence of taxation, 3.

prepared to strike bargain for the abolition of the Court of Wards, “the Great Contract,” pp. v, vi;

require reduction of certain dues, not to be reimposed without their consent;

are jealous of King's lavishness to Scots, 11;

dislike in, to “burdens imposed by the Royal authority only,” 115.

legislation in, against recusants, 4,

Jesuit literature proscribed by, 7;

laws enforced, 53.

jealous of the King's Proclamation against Piracy;

appeal to, by persons affected, 11,

stayed by Correr, 24, 29.

King consents to the abolition of tax on ale-houses, coal dues, and sweet-wine dues, on present farmer's death, in return for subsidy;

prorogation delayed, to enable arrangement to be arrived at touching the Court of Wards, 24 and note, and purveyance, 30.

legislation in, against Ecclesiastical pluralities, 24;

grant to the King by the Clergy, to induce him to withhold his assent, 30.

prorogued till October, after voting the King an annual income, 30.

the Prince of Wales said to have manipulated, 30.


difficulties in, touching the compensation agreed to, for the abolition of the Court of Wards, 91,

the King's speech to;

further demands addressed to, for payment of the King's debts, and expenses of expedition to Juliers, 111;

the whole matter to be dropped, 115,

further efforts by the King, 125, 132.

King's desire that debates in, should not be reported, 111.

to be dissolved, after voting ordinary subsidies only, 115

anger in, at King's conference in private with thirty of their members, and at promises then made, 125.

application to, by the Prince of Wales;

desire in, to meet his wishes, 125,

“to be freed from his minority as regards the exercise of his prerogatives,” matter hung up, 153.

the King communicates with, in writing, and adjourns, 132,

tries to win over individual members, with view to fresh election;

“will never summon again,” 151;

prorogued for Christmas, 153 and note.

the Speaker appointed Chancellor to the Prince of Wales, 132 and note.

“when Parliament is sitting it is interregnum for him,” saying of King James, 153.

the King dissolves;

he intends to borrow money on Privy Seals, and to summon a fresh Parliament, duly packed, to vote subsidies to repay the loan, 164.

application from France for confirmation by, of Anglo-French treaty, 341, 362.

to meet in spring, 358, 373,

anti-Spanish motion may be made in, 358;

to meet in May;

the King to renew demand to, for increase of Royal revenue, 416;

meeting postponed on account of Lord Salisbury's illness, 492,

to meet in September, 563,

to be summoned at short notice, 613,

in January, 698,

delayed by Royal marriage and meeting of Irish Parliament, 765.

the Archbishop's authority in cases of heresy, more amenable to the King's influence than, 443.

- of Paris. See Paris.

Parma, assistance from, for Spain against Savoy, 24;

quarrel between, and Mantua, 627, 657.

Parry, —, would-be assassin of Queen Elizabeth, 63.

-, Sir Thomas, the Lady Arabella consigned to his custody, 24 and note.

Parvis, Henry, English merchant settled in Venice, his rabbit-skins arrested, 198, 233,

released, 256,

Carleton's thanks, 265;

ships white lead to Pindar, is prosecuted, 507, 508,

favour shown to, 577.

Paschal, Carlo Pasquali, dit, French Ambassador to the Grisons, 513,

his Spanish policy, 520, 539, 547, 563, 709.

Pasqualigo, Juanne, a captive, efforts to secure his release, 223, 224, 225,

his ransom, 237, 246, 282,

his release, 297, 298, 303, 313.

Patents, for coal-consuming furnace, 3 and note;

for extracting silver from lead, ibid.

Patmos, 144, 145, 146.

Paton, Antonio di, of Milan, 786.

Patras, efforts at, for release of prisoner, 223, 224, 282;

Glover at, 668.

-, English Vice-Consul in. See Colston, Edward.

Patriarch, the, Muscovites dependant on, 838.

-, the Greek, of Alexandria, 505.

Paul V, Pope (Camillo Borghese):—

(1610), allows Fra Fulgentio to be burned, 6.

complains of French treatment of the Jesuit, Mariana, 20.

complains of Anglo-French alliance, 35.

Papal territory to be avoided by Lord Cranborne on tour, 53 and note.

M. de Breves calls his attention to defect in replies to King James' book, 61.

powers attributed to, by the Jesuits, repudiated by the University of Paris, 62, 63.

assists English Catholics to settle at Leghorn, 69.

Bellarmin's reply to Barclay, advocating temporal sovereignty of, prohibited in Venice, 112,

condemned by the Parliament of Paris, 127,

effective protest by the Nuncio, 138, 142, 232.

complains that “Anti-Cotton” was printed in Venice, 143.

intercedes for the Duke of Savoy, 154.

(1611), his distress at the sufferings of Catholics in England;

he is told by Cardinals that the policy of the Jesuits, and the annoying of King James, are the cause, p. xv, 160.

Venetian spiritual obedience to, 186.

would refuse his assent to marriage of Prince of Savoy to the Princess Elizabeth of England, 192, 199,

sends Agent to the Duke to dissuade him from match, 346, 354, 359,

and brief in own hand, 375.

English priests petition, for appointment of bishops, 193.

Spanish application to, re attack on Turk;

Persian Ambassador to appeal to, 220.

Cocheo's book advocating claims of;

French opposition, 232, 245.

intended flight to, of the Lady Arabella and William Seymour, 258, 270, 280.

matter of Mass in Embassies explained to, 262.

trouble between, and Venice, as to Ceneda, 272, 278.

du Plessis issues his “Mysterium iniquitatis” against claims of, 300, 336;

he commissions reply, 592.

his personal annoyance at Castelvetro's release, 343.

Jesuit plot to excite, against Venetian Resident in Florence, 367.

promotes Franco-Spanish marriage alliances, 377, 390.

might declare an Anglo-Savoyard match invalid, and a pretender to Savoy might in consequence be backed by France or Spain, 389.

(1612), Spanish negotiations with re Anglo-Savoyard match;

efforts of the Duke of Savoy to convince King James that assent of, is assured, 410,

fail, 522.

the Nuncio in Paris denounces arrêt against Jesuits as destructive of authority of, in Gallican church, 413.

Councillor of Parliament of Paris publishes book on Papal authority;

protest by the Nuncio;

King James informed, 451, 453;

condemned by bishops, 495.

mission to, of the Duke of Vendôme, 462.

at the disposal of France and Spain, 469;

proposed League between them, and Tuscany, 473,

Venice alarmed, 474, 475, 494, 502, 524, 538, 547, 610.

precedence of his Nuncio, as “Bishop of Rome and Duke of the Romagna,” 496.

writes to the Duke of Bavaria re Imperial election, 498.

affair of Goro between, and Venice, 547.

requires pledge that, in event of Anglo-Tuscan marriage, the children shall be bred Catholics, 549,

Tuscan mission to, 556, 565, 566, 573, 574.

becomes allied to the Orsini, 566.

disposed to refuse dispensation for an Anglo-Tuscan match, p. x, 579, 581, 586, 592, 593, 600, 601, 605, 606, 611, 614, 618, 619, 621, 622, 632, 633, 637, 638, 639.

the Franco-Spanish matches promoted by;

desires public recognition of fact, 589.

refuses dispensation to the Grand Duke of Tuscany for the marriage of his sister to the Prince of Wales, and notifies all Catholic Courts of his decision by way of warning, p, x, 616, 645,

English irritation;

King James informed of proceedings in the Consistory, 658, 664.

the Prince of Wales' reverence for, p. xii, 692.

the Grand Duke of Tuscany professes his devotion to, when informing, of the death of the Prince of Wales, 712.

(1613), league between, the Emperor and Spain, 788. See Catholic League.

Papal claims in Vercelli, 796, 817.

dispenses, but condemns, incestuous marriage of the King of Poland, 821.

his action re attack by the Duke of Savoy on Mantua, 838, 839, 840, 843, 852, 857.

Paula, Giovanni de, a Luchese, Wotton petitions for, 46.

Paulet, Lucy, wife of William, Marquess of Exeter, 68 and note.

-, William, Marquess of Winchester, 68 note;

the only Marquess in England;

does not come to Court, 671.

Peckius, M. de, formerly Lieger of the Archduke Albert in France, to go Ambassador to the Hague, 281, 283, 302, 310,

appointed Superintendent General instead, 353.

Pelham, —, Jesuit, p. xvii, 614 note.

Pembroke, Earl of. See Herbert, William.

Pepper. See Trade.

Pera, Minorites of San Francesco of, 311.

-, Subasi of, 240, 241.

Peravidasbassan, Don Pedro, alias Saaban, narrative of his escape from the Serraglio of the Grand Turk, 756, 757.

Percy, Henry, Earl of Northumber' and, charged with complicity in Gunpowder Plot, 281 and note, 284, 296, 387.

-, William, English merchant in Constantinople, 241.

Peretti Andrea, alias Montalto, Cardinal, 579, 646.

-, Prince, in London, 628, 646.

Perez, Antonio, gentleman attached to, returns to Spain, on pardon, and is executed, 826.

Pergamo, Signor Fulvio, of Asti, Secretary of Savoy in England, p. ix, 551, 553, 555, 559, 563, 570, 578, 587, 591, 595, 607, 767, 796.

Perron, James Davy du, Cardinal, relations with, of Casaubon and son, 92;

assists Jesuits, 413;

Casaubon replies to, 479;

procures condemnation of book against Pope, 495.

Persia, Ambassador from, at Lisbon, to promote silk trade, pp. xvii, xviii, 39;

Sir Robert Sherley, Ambassador from, in Spain, about to leave for England, having offered to direct silk trade of, to Lisbon, if Spain would declare war on Turk;

fresh ambassador coming, 163,

arrives at Madrid, with same proposal, 187, 220, 777,

leaves, 808;

Sherley leaves to negotiate for, in England, 257;

Turkish invasion of, 292;

Sir Robert Sherley in England, 302, 324, 335, 352, 355, 365, 371,

his proposals;

war with Turk declined;

the inferiority of Persian silk makes the benefit of trade to the Persian Gulf doubtful, 387,

the India and Turkey merchants negotiate with, 400,

he returns to Persia, 578, 666, 767, 782;

Envoy from, in Germany, urging war on the Turks, 720;

peace signed between, and Turkey, 782, 783;

Spanish envoy to, appointed, 808;

understanding between, and Portuguese, to injure the Turk, 823;

war between, and the Turk to recommence, 859.

Persian Gulf, 387, 578.

Pesaro, Benetto, Rector of Canea, 77.

-, Giacomo da, 122.

Petro, Captain, English pirate from Tunis, 872 (p. 561).

Petrucci, Chevalier Ludovic, his character and adventures, 34.

Phelips, Sir Edward, Speaker of the House of Commons, appointed Chancellor to Prince of Wales, 132 and note.

Philip II, of Spain, conceals discovery of North-West passage, 492;

obtained naval material from Denmark, 833.

Philip III, King of Spain:—

(1610), gold consigned to, from West Indies, 80.

letter from, to Spanish Ambassador in England, announcing his forgiveness of the Duke of Savoy, 153,

its text, 154.

(1611), bad report made to, by ex-Ambassador, Zuñiga, of King James' ministers, 186, 202.

entertains Persian Ambassador, 187, 220.

English request to, for an Infanta for the Prince of Wales, as part of agreement for the marriage of the Prince of Piedmont to the Princess Elizabeth, 202.

appeal to, by the Archduke Albert, to give satisfaction to the Dutch re captured ships, 221.

receives Sir John Digby, 269, 296, 334, 390.

offers his forces to the Queen-Regent of France against the Huguenots, 309.

hopes to secure election as King of the Romans, 310.

Spanish Ambassador in England declares that he acted upon instructions from, and that the eldest Infanta was proposed to the Prince of Wales, p. viii, 355, 357, 529.

his wife's death, 358, 370,

Queen Anne in mourning for, 372;

his remarriage with the Princess Elizabeth of England suggested, p. xiii, 364, 388, 398, 399,

by the Duke of Lerma, 410, 415, 419;

if he remarry, will take a daughter of Savoy, 382, 388;

English special Embassy to, to condole, 398;

his marriage to the Princess Elizabeth suggested only to baulk Savoyard negotiation, 425, 427, 441;

Digby's indignation at suggestion, 437,

the Duke of Savoy's, 440;

circumstantial story by the Dutch of negotiations for marriage in England, 448,

confirmed by Count de la Motte, 470,

circulated in Germany, 478,

reported from Spain, 485, 538, 553,

the marriage proposed, 594, 604, 671.

his displeasure with the Duke of Savoy;

dismisses his Ambassador, 390, 403.

favours the candidature of the Archduke Albert, for election as King of the Romans, for his sister's sake, 404.

(1612), was ready, until his wife's death, to facilitate marriage of the Prince of Piedmont to the Princess Elizabeth, and had influenced the Pope to assent to it, 410, 415.

his personal affection for the Archduke Ferdinand, 417.

grants Velasco, his Ambassador in England, a pension for life, 427;

Velasco puts blame on, of affront to England, 446.

receives he Duke of Savoy back into favour, receives his Ambassadors, 427, 433, 434.

“has aims elsewhere,” and seeks peace with Dutch, 432. offers pensions to Princes of Portugal, 438, 585, 659.

Dutch dread that he will keep no “pledges to subjects” well justified, 442.

marriage of the Grand Duke of Tuscany to his “sister,” i.e., sister-in-law, 442.

prefers Spanish infantry to all other troops, as more to be depended upon, 442.

numbers the Duke of Tuscany among his “captives”;

would be content to see him raised to the rank of King, 447.

marriage between, and deceased wife's sister proposed, 476.

“omnipotent,” according to Wotton, with King James, 542, 551, 570.

marriage of his second son to the Princess Christine of France proposed, 563.

death of his son, Alonso;

his remarriage with a Princess of Savoy discussed, 647, 667, 809,

(1613), still disposed to marry the Princess Elizabeth, 766.

seeking election as King of the Romans, and reversion of the inheritance of the House of Austria, 822.

grants pardon, at instance of the Queen-Regent of France, and allows gentleman to be executed in spite of it, 826.

-, Prince of Spain, negotiations for his marriage to Elizabeth, Princess of France, 341, 362;

the match published in France, 434;

history of the negotiation, 553.

Philip Lewis, Count of Hanau, coming to England as Ambassador of the Palatine, his nephew;

brother-in-law of the Duke of Bouillon, 491;

received by Lord de Walden, 498;

has audiences of the King, 503 and note, 529,

visits Foscarini, communicates news from the Grisons, 520;

courted by the Spanish Ambassador, with view to the Imperial election, 524;

success of his negotiation in England;

about to depart, 539;

visits the Prince of Modena, 548;

signs marriage contract, leaves for Holland, 548;

his death, 663.

Philip Ludwig, Duke of Neuburg, his claims to Cleves considered by the Evangelical Union, 11;

besieging Juliers, 34;

Italian in service of 34;

will make show of recognizing the Emperor's authority, 54;

his claims to Cleves better founded than Brandenburg's, 64;

claims wardship of the Prince Palatine, 68,

question may be referred to Emperor's decision;

anxiety of Protestants;

effect on English action, 79;

acts with Brandenburg in denying the status of Saxony at Congress of Cologne;

suggested submission of, to Emperor, 84;

his claim to the guardianship of the Prince Palatine, well founded;

efforts of the Protestant Princes to induce him to forego;

maintains joint occupation of Cleves with the Elector of Brandenburg, but is at variance with him, 91;

Brandenburg preferred to, by the German Protestants;

anxiety as to his relations with the Emperor, 112;

reluctant to admit the Duke of Saxony as a “Possessioner,” 112, 115, 159;

his claims re the Palatinate, a source of uneasiness to the Evangelical Princes, 151,

proposal that he shall administer the Electorate and the Duke of Deuxponts the State, 172;

rumour that he is

going, viâ the Hague, to England, 172;

deserted by the Margrave of Brandenburg, 181,

himself disposed to admit the Duke of Saxony to share, 189, 200;

his son coming to England, on behalf of the Palatine, and his own claims, 204,

coming himself, 227, 325;

Lord Salisbury upon, 235;

Ambassador from, in England, 284, 302, 310;

will not admit the new Duke of Saxony as “Possessioner,” 315, 684,

desired by King James to admit, 357;

Imperial decision against, re the Palatinate, 335;

gentleman from, in England;

efforts to reconcile, with Deuxponts, 372, 373, 387;

goes to Cleves, 480;

accommodation between, and Deuxponts suggested, 491;

direct negotiations with, of Brandenburg, re Juliers, 491, 498;

Flemish claims against, 568;

Cologne hostile to, 578;

English and Dutch support for re Mühlheim, 635, 659,

less vigorous than Brandenburg, 678, 684,

sends Ambassadors to condole on death of the Prince of Wales, and to negotiate, 732,

their requests, 767;

closely united with Brandenburg against Austria;

the Evangelical Union preparing to assist, 732;

supports reform party in Aix-la-Chapelle, 740;

ill prepared against Austrian party;

his son joins, 765;

afraid of Brandenburg, 767;

efforts to reconcile with Brandenburg, 826.

Philippines, Filippines, Dutch ships sent to, to avenge Spanish outrages in, 324;

Spanish ships prepared to destroy English settlement in, 778,

Dutch offer of aid, 822.

-, Viceroy of. See Silva, Don Juan de.

Piciol, 872 and note.

Piedmont, 841.

-, Prince of. See Victor Amadeus.

Pierre, Jacques, in favour with the Grand Duchess of Tuscany, 152 and note;

deals in ships with the Duke of Savoy, 376, 411.

“Pigna.” See Ships.

Pindar, Paul, late English Consul in Syria, conversation with, on the trade of the Levant, 276;

his growing importance: Lord Salisbury's regard for;

will be elected Ambassador to Constantinople, 316,

is appointed and sails, p. xxxiii, 371;

his goods passed free through Venetian customs, 380, 381;

will probably be instructed to oppose Dutch designs to secure Levantine trade, 383;

his Secretary follows, with four vessels, 383, 387;

the Bailo instructed to watch;

his orders, to send Sir Thomas Glover a prisoner to England, 386;

visited by Contarini, 405;

his departure secret, 407;

brings steel and sword-blades with him;

Venetian jealousy, 435;

declares the nature of his commission, viz., the extension of trade;

his temperate behaviour, when insulted by the French Ambassador, 444;

quarrels with the French Ambassador over the Consulage of Forestiers, 457;

joins in opposing the Dutch, 458;

orders salute to new Venetian Ambassador, 471;

pledge for the captain of the “Royal Exchange,” 482;

notifies Bailo of Turkish design on Crete, 505;

white lead shipped to, by Parvis, who is prosecuted, he intervenes, 507, 508, 577, 654, 667;

congratulates Dutch Ambassador, 509,

whom he opposes, 566, 631;

applies through Carleton re deposit at Venice, 627, 642;

acts with the Bailo, 670;

summoned to audience by the Grand Vizir, re Capsalick tax, waives question of precedence, which usually prevents him meeting French Ambassador in public, p. xxxiv, 724, 735, 762;

the British Embassy searched for fugitive, 757;

no despatches received in England from, for five weeks, 758, 767;

to be instructed to inform the Turks of desire of Protestant Germany to live at peace with them, 795;

reports demand by Turk for indemnity for Middleton's buccaneering, 802.

-, -, his Secretary, formerly in the Prince's service, his Deputy in case of illness, and probable successor;

letters for, to the Governor of Zante, 383.

Piombino, in Tuscany, occupied by Spanish, 430.

Piracy, Pirates:—

(1610), Ireland a base for pirate vessels, 3.

capture East Indiamen homeward bound, 3.

legislation against, by Proclamation;

jealousy of Parliament, 11.

French ship fired on by English berton at Zante, 26.

Tomkins, a pirate, recognized and arrested by King James, 29, 44,

condemned to death, 79,

reprieved, 91.

Gibbons, a pirate, case of, 29, 111.

Venetian commerce destroyed by;

effort of Venice to re-organize fleet for repression of, 31, 37.

expedition from Marseilles against Barbary pirates, 37, 50, 59, 156.

arrest of English privateer at Rotterdam, 41.

intolerable damage done by;

proposed agreement of Dutch, English, French and Venetians to destroy, 41,

put forward by the Levant Company, 53.

Bishop, a buccaneer, arrested in Scotland, 79.

the British prone to, 79.

Jesson, an English captive compelled to navigate ships for pirates at Tunis, 103,

seeks to escape, 113.

Tunisian pirates under Ward threaten Englishman, 108.

French ship bound for Marseilles taken, by, 108.

Venetian decree for dismantling of ships on suspicion of, 119.

wreck of Ward's vessels, 120,

the crews rescued by the Bey of the Morea, 121, 135, 146, 166.

Venetian instructions that their subjects in Zante shall not assist, 134.

depositions, touching Tunisian piracy, 144, 145, 146.

English pirates turn Turk, 151.

(1611), Turkish fleet reinforced by pirates from Tunis, 158.

English pirate berton taken by Turkish fleet sunk by her own crew;

all drowned, 158.

sugar acquired by, sold in England, 186, 189.

El Arisch, in hands of Spain, a bulwark against, 188.

Spanish ships commissioned against;

the flotta threatened by, 220.

piratical expedition starts from Tunis, 268.

Easton, the pirate, with another, offer to give up, and return to England with free pardon;

Privy Council approves;

King reluctant, p. xx, 271.

Ireland, a refuge for, 271,

Dutch offer to exterminate in Irish ports, 276, 342,

but find the cost too great, 357,

Dutch squadron at Plymouth, 362.

their strength in Barbary, at Ma'amura, pp. xviii, xix, xx, xxi, 271 note;

English captains from Ma'amura profess Catholicism and settle at Leghorn, pp. xxxvi, xxxvii, xxxviii, 274,

lose two galleons, taken by Flemish pirates, 308,

danger of their settlement at Leghorn, 324, 342, 428, 434, 442.

Venetian ships, ill-manned and ill-commanded, a prey “to every little pirate,” 276.

the suppression of, an impossibility;

proper arming and convoying of merchant men would extinguish, for want of prey, 276, 316.

eight pirates take three out of four ships of Dantzig, and two ships with Correr's goods aboard, 281;

if they obtain the King's pardon as besought by two of their leaders, they will restore plunder, 284,

negotiations, 296 and note, 302, 310 and note, 316, 321, 335, 342, 400.

endeavour to block the port of Ma'amura against, 290, 305, 321, 324,

fails, 510.

English buccaneer destroyed, to escape falling into hands of Spanish fleet, 290, 312.

English pirates of Scilly, 296.

captures by, in English Channel, 312,

off Finisterre, 338.

Venetian remonstrance to Turkey on harbouring of pirates by Turkish officers, pp. xix, xx, 314.

English pirates at Leghorn, disguised, 326,

openly, 428, 534, 536, 573, 585, 622, 779, 813.

captures by, in the Adriatic and Levant, 392, 393, 395, 401, 406, 421.

mixed crew of English, Turks, Levantines and French, 393.

(1612), Dutch ship carried off from Port of Leghorn by handful of pirates, 420.

proposal in England to clear seas of pirates by issue of general pardon;

Spanish protest, p. xx, 427;

approved by the Prince of Wales to strengthen English marine;

their great power, and the Grand Duke of Tuscany's protection of them, decide the Government, 428, 447;

the pardon declined, 492, 663.

English berton chartered to convoy the Bailo home, for fear of, 482.

account of representations to the Grand Vizir by the Venetian Ambassadors against protection extended by Turks to pirates, and his replies, 458.

number of ships employed in, at Biserta, 488, 489.

corsairs off Spanish coast, 529, 534.

prospective, in Persian Gulf, p. xviii, 578, 666, 767 and note.

two pirate ships taken off England, 668.

(1613), losses by, in great storm, 734.

capture by, of natural son of the Viceroy of Sicily, referred to, 756, 757.

welcomed by the Duke of Savoy at Villafranca and Nice, pp. xxi, xxii, 779, 780, 781, 784, 791, 804, 809, 824, 833,

Venetian action, 844, 849, 850, 851,

the Duke's, 859.

buccaneering by the Dutch and English in Red Sea, 802, 823.

depositions (1610) concerning Tunisian pirates captured by the Venetians, 872.

Pisa, English converts blessed at, 274.

Pisani, Antonio, Captain of the Great Galleys, instructions to, 119.

Pisiurs, M. de, Tuscan Ambassador in Spain, 619.

Pistrina, in Albania, Sanjak of, 445, 457.

Pittag. See Beitag.

Plague, death from, in London, of one of Venetian Ambassador's suite, 53,

decreases, 64, 115;

endangers the Queen, 151;

abates in spite of damp season, 200;

diminished, 271;

in Tyrol, 292.

Plessen, Wolrad von, First Councillor of the Palatine, his Ambassador to England, accompanies the Count of Hanau to England, 498, 503,

to proceed to Holland, 503 and note, dines with the King, 516;

visits Foscarini, 520,

courted by the Spanish Ambassador, 524;

discusses questions of dower of the Princess Elizabeth, &c., with the King, 529,

with success, 539;

visits the Prince of Modena, 548;

leaves for Holland, 548;

calls on Foscarini;

anxious to accelerate the Elector's marriage, 720;

mentioned, 758;

goes to France with letters from the Palatine for the Queen-Regent and the Duke of Bouillon, 788, 793, 811.

Plessis, du. See Mornay.

Pluralities, in English Church, legislation against, 24, 30.

Plymouth, 356, 362.

Po, river, boundary of Mantua, 836.


(1610), Swedish complaint of import of arms to, from England, 34;

English alliance against, refused, 41.

English jealousy of progress of, in Russia;

subject to Spanish influence, based on religion, 79.

alarm among Protestant Princes in Germany at successes of, in Russia, 91, 115, 132, 192, 302.

(1611), war between Sweden and Denmark, will facilitate aggrandisement of, 175, 181, 235, 271;

agreement between, and Sweden, 302.

King Sigismund writes to King James to protest against English protection of Moldavian Pretender, p. xxxii, 239;

the Polish Ambassador of the King of Hungary in Constantinople protests, 318;

Polish Ambassador demands his surrender, 344;

success of protest in England, 405.

(1612), Sweden threatened by, 443,

desires truce with, 452;

danger of Polish extension in Sweden, 583.

(1613), Muscovites apply to England to assist them in expelling Poles, 838 and note.

-, Grand Marshal of, his mission to England alluded to, 365.

-, -, See Radziwill.

-, King of. See Sigismund III.

-, Prince of. See Uladislaus.

Pont-la-garde, —, French General in Swedish service, 765.

Ponte Stura, in Monferrat, 840.

Pope, the. See Clement VIII;

Paul V.

Porto Muca, Portuguese established at 823.

Portoterra in Cephalonia, 108.

Portugal, Dutch fleet to clear coasts of, of pirates, 342;

marriages between, and English royal house, 483;

English reprisals off coast of, 590;

Portuguese settlements in the East Indies, 659,

in the Moluccas, taken by the Dutch, 822;

Portuguese design to build fort, in conjunction with Persians, 823.

-, See also Lisbon.

-, Antonio of. See Antonio.

-, Christoforo of. See Christoforo.

-, Emmanuel of. See Emanuel.

Posen, troops for, from the Milanese, 181,

centre of attention in Germany, 186, 293.

Possessioners. See Cleves.

Postmaster, in Antwerp. See Tassis, Antoine de.

-, Imperial, in Venetia. See Tassis, Ferdinando de.

-, to King in London. See Quester, Mathieu.

Povie, Mr., 342 note.

Prague, Le Sieur sent to, 11,

arrives there, 32,

still there, 132;

death at, of Jesuit, Hay, 27;

Italian at, 34;

Spanish Ambassador at, 335;

English Ambassador near, 418;

M. de Rogi French Ambassador at, 449;

proposal to remove Imperial Chancery from, 480.

-, despatches dated at, 27, 32, 84, 106, 136, 418, 426, 460, 478.

-, Convention of, 11.

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

Prawn, Alessandro, alias Charles Baldwin. See Baldwin.

Preston, Sir Richard, Lord Dingwall, to command British force in Sweden, 373, 387.

Prince Landgrave. See Otto.

Princes of the Union. See Union, the Evangelical.

Priuli, Antonio, 731.

-, Michiel, Venetian Governor in Zante, Correr applies to, re the “Red Camel,” 111;

salvage by, of wrecked pirate, 120, 121, 135;

sends despatches home by English ship, 222;

applies to English Vice-Consul to assist in procuring release of Venetian captive, 223, 224, 225, 237, 246.

-, -, despatches from to Doge and Senate, 26, 108, 120, 121, 135, 158, 203, 222, 223, 224, 237, 268.

-, Piero, Venetian Ambassador in Spain, visits Digby, 269,

receives his confidences, 390,

becomes doubtful of their value on receiving secret information from the Dutch Agent 448;

keeps spies in houses of the Nuncio and the Florentine Ambassador, 538;

Digby's frankness to, 647;

Dutch Agent questioned by, 815;

instructed to be civil to Danish Ambassador, 866.

-, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 39, 80, 163, 187, 188, 195, 220, 221, 248, 257, 269, 290, 305, 306, 312, 321, 338, 390, 437, 448, 485, 510, 538, 550, 582, 608, 619, 647, 649, 664, 665, 666, 742, 766, 777, 778, 790, 808, 815.

-, -, instructions to, from Doge and Senate, 866.

Privateering, under Tuscan flag, 66, 69, 123, 124, 152, 213, 274, 291;

popularity of, in England, 361, 398;

by Duke of Savoy, 394, 463, 467.

Privy Council:

(1610), King consults, re Parliament, 3.

suspicious of the Queen-Regent of France, 4.

supports Correr in case of the “Reniera e Soderina,” 11, 202, 205.

members of, refuse the Communion, 23,

King puts pressure on, 205.

proceedings in, known to the Spanish Ambassador, 23.

examination by, of the Lady Arabella, 24.

Lords of, join King at Holdenby, on progress, to keep anniversary of Gowrie plot, 34 and note.

settles terms of Anglo-French agreement, 41.

examination of Baldwin before, 81.

conducts business of country in King's absences, 111.

permits reprisals by English merchants on Spanish shipping, for ships arrested in Sicily, 111.

(1611), unanimously orders the Lady Arabella into confinement at Durham, 164.

Scottish members of, 189.

religious objection to the marriage of the Prince of Piedmont with the Princess Elizabeth discussed in, 199, 202.

considers the King's needs;

creation of Baronets for cash payment proposed, 204.

Correr appears before, re Mass in Embassy Houses, 205.

agrees to the creation of Order of Baronets, 227.

Ambassador Foscarini presented to;

Lord Salisbury greets him on behalf of, 234.

vigorous action by, on the Lady Arabella's flight, 254, 258.

approves offer of free pardon to pirates, 271,

of Dutch navy's employment against, 276.

interviews by, with Paul Pindar, 276.

opposed to appointment to, of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 281.

Spanish Ambassador examined by, 357, 361, 529.

the Prince of Wales to sit in, 374;

he proposes in, that eight ships be fitted out;

money lacking, 373;

the Prince speaks in, 404.

the Duke of Savoy alleges that members of, have been gained over to oppose the marriage of the Prince of Piedmont to the Princess, 374,

members of, present at reception of his Ambassador, 382.

(1612), Spanish Ambassador objects to presence in, of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 419.

scheme of, to issue general pardon to pirates, 427,

approved by, 428.

Foscarini addresses, re Mass in Embassy House, 433, 451;

the Spanish Ambassador's replies to, on subject, 433, 439.

urged by the King to deal rigorously with heretic, 443.

the Danish Ambassador referred to, 446.

favours Tuscan match for the Prince of Wales, 447,

opposes, 548.

favours suit of the Palatine, 462.

member of, accused to King of “selling” the Prince of Wales to Tuscany, 499.

Viscount Rochester appointed to, 524.

the Duke of Bouillon meets, 529.

to follow the King on Progress, 563, 578, 594.

all affairs, other than of State, devolve on, 568.

Velasco announces his successor to, &c., 590.

the Archbishop of Canterbury holds the highest place in, 673, 728, 786.

(1613) Glover defends himself before, 767.

case of Gaetano submitted to, 786.

confirms grant of privilege of coining farthings, 817.

Privy Seal, Lord. See Northampton, Earl of.

Privy Seals, King to borrow on, 164.

Progresses, King about to start on, 4, 29,

starts, 30,

on, 34 and note, 41, 53;

postponed on account of drought, 250, 271.

curtailed, 280,

commences, 296,

ends, 324;

in Nottinghamshire, 563;

the King begins, 594,

is at Belvoir on, 612.

Protestant Princes, the. See Union, the Evangelical.

Provana, Abbé, ex-Ambassador from Savoy to Venice, 161.

Proveditori alli X Officii, office of, 627 and note, 642.

Provence, Estates of, to meet, 59;

Prince of Modena visits, 554.

-, Governor of. See Guise, Duke of.

Prussia, Duchy of, secured by Brandenburg, 434.

Pseudo-Demetrius II, amassing troops, with aid of Tartars, for fresh attack on Poles, 192.

Puritans, “the purer of the Calvinistic sectaries called,” object to sermon of the Bishop of Lincoln, 193;

“Catholics and Puritans alike,” ordered to take oath of allegiance, 254.