Index: Q, R

Pages 658-662

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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Queen's Chamberlain attends Prince of Modena, 564. See also Carr.

Quester, Mathieu, Postmaster in London to King of Great Britain, 15, 148.


Rabbit-skins. See Trade.

Radolo, Prince Stephen, “Bogdan,” “Prince of Bogdan,” “Prince Stephen of Moldavia,” “Stefan Bogdan,” Pretender to the throne of Moldavia, the English Ambassador wins over the Lieutenant Grand Vizir to interests of, 134,

the Sultan issues decree in his favour, 173,

the King of Poland opposes, 239;

mentioned, 242;

Polish Ambassador from the King of Hungary complains of his presence in Glover's house, 318;

the Polish Ambassador demands his surrender;

the rival of Constantine, installed in Moldavia by the King of Poland, 344;

the Transylvanian Ambassador supports, 368;

abandoned by England at request of Poland, 405, 444,

professes himself Turk, receives the Sanjak of Pistrina, 445,

of Brusa;

is supported by the Capudan Pasha, 457. See pp. xxxii, xxxiii.

Radziwill, Duke of, presents horses to Prince of Wales, 355;

gentleman from, in England, charge to negotiate match between Prince of Poland and the Princess Elizabeth, 365, 373;

Prince Radzivill in England;

Foscarini's civilities to;

has monopoly of bay salt, 728 and note. See also Poland, Grand Marshal of.

Ragusa, vessel from, taken by pirates, 310;

Spanish relations of, 358;

merchant of, mentioned, 444;

English trade with, 492;

trade between, and Constantinople, 504;

threatened by Turks, would prefer dominion of Spain, 537.

Rainsbrough, Thomas, captain of the “Royal Exchange,” 482.

Ramsay, John, knight, Viscount Haddington, King's gift to, 186 and note;

saved King's life, 309.

Ransò, Ranzo, the Lord of. See Rantzau.

Rantzau, Gerard, the Lord of Ransò, Ranzo, Danish Commander, 497, 567.

Ravaillac, François, 63.

Recusants. See Roman Catholics.

“Red Camel.” See Ships.

“Red Lion.” See Ships.

Red Sea, buccaneering in, 802, 823.

Refuge, Refuges, Eustache de, Ambassador from France to United Netherlands, to notify royal marriages, discontinuance of French regiments in Dutch service, and to negotiate peace between Spain and Dutch, 432, 438, 442, 443,

opens his negotiation, 446, 452,

afraid to proceed, 473,

about to return;

his relations with the Duke of Bouillon, 491;

complains of imperfect instructions, 494;

his business referred to the next meeting of the States, 498;

demands payment of one-third of French loan, to England, 534,

awaits reply, 540;

mentioned, 795.

Religion, the reformed, to be tolerated in Cologne, 34;

alarm among Protestants in Germany at the organization and successes of the Catholics, 91, 112;

Foscarini divines the schemes of the House of Austria for a religious war, to involve all Europe, 137, 151;

Lutherans played off against Calvinists, 151;

antipathy of Puritans to Anglicans, 193;

defence by the Parliament of Paris of Gallican liberties, 232;

English pirates from Barbary turn Catholic, to be allowed to settle at Leghorn, 274;

conflicts between Protestants and Catholics at Aix and Mainz, 283, 292, 293;

“pretended reformed,” Huguenot objection to style, 295

conflict in Holland with Arianism, 416,

in England, 443 and note;

Hungarians demand liberty of conscience, 498;

Spanish priest desires to become Protestant, 645.

“Reniera e Soderina.” See Ships.

Retuan Pasha, Viceroy of Algiers, presents slaves to Sultan, 757.

Retz, Duke of. See Gondi, Albert de.

Reusch, “Der Index der Verbotenen Bücher,” cited in note to, 336.

Rezasco, dictionary, cited, 9 note, 69.

Rheims, King going to, for the “sacring,” 58.

Rheinburg, on Rhine, being fortified by the Archdukes, 24, 34, 41.

Rhenish wines, counterdower of the Princess Elizabeth secured on duty on, 817.

Rhine, The, Wotton goes home by, 551;

Spanish attempt on the Palatine while on, 684;

mentioned, 832 note.

-, Palatinate of, 12, 30, 65.

Rich, Sir Robert, Lord Rich, accompanies Wotton's embassy to Turin, 506,

a Roman Catholic, flattered by the Duke of Savoy, goes home, after alleged quarrel with Wotton, or to command infantry for King of Denmark, 543, 555.

Richer, Edmond, Syndic of the Faculty of Theology in the University of Paris, book by, on Papal claims, 451, 453, 495.

Richmond, co. Surrey, King's children at, 41;

the Prince of Wales' lodging at, 53, 217, 296, 301, 554, 564;

the King at, 838.

-, co. York, history of title of, to be conferred on Duke of Lennox, 817 and note.

Ridolfi, —, German (Imperial) Ambassador in Spain, 647.

Riga, English trade with, in munitions of war, 34.

Rimini, Bishop of. See Berlingerio.

Risbus, Fort, taken by Danes, 567.

Ritter, Moriz, “Die Union,” &c., cited in note to, 520.

Rivoli, Wotton expected at, 515,

reaches, 521.

Roba, Captain Andrea, English Ambassador lodged with, 86.

Rocheguglion, Count of. See Silly, François de.

Rochelle, disturbance at, 668, 709,

supports the Duke of Rohan, 732.

Rochembourg, —, Governor of Juliers, 30,

his carelessness, 34.

Rochester, Palatine at, 817, 832.

-, Viscount. See Carr, Robert.

Rock crystal cases, bound with gold, 382, 408,

cups of, 509,

casket of, 809, 836.

Rodenberg, Rosenberg, M. de, Dutch Agent in Spain, backed by the Archduke Albert, 221,

failure of his mission, 324,

less certain, 342;

gives secret information to Piero Priuli, 448;

instructed to discover destination of Spanish fleet, 758;

questioned as to Turco-Dutch alliance, 815.

Rodney, —, assists William Seymour's escape, 255.

Roe-deer, new variety from Brandenburg, 578.

Rogi, M. de, French Ambassador in Germany, 449.

Rohan, 59;

to be besieged, 498.

-, Henri, Duc de, Governor of Saint-Jean-d'Angély, at Huguenot Assembly of Saumur, 342;

defies the Queen-Regent, 498,

reconciled to her, 503,

continued difficulties, between, and the Queen, 668, 709, 714, 728, 732;

he is supported by the men of Rochelle, 758,

disheartened by death of the Prince of Wales, 794.

-, Marguerite de, daughter of Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully, wife of Henri, duc de Rohan, to be godmother to child of the Duc de Bouillon, 353.

Roman Catholics, in England, renewed activity against;

question of their admission to Mass in Embassy houses, 4 and note, 205, 262, 408, 419, 428, 433, 439, 443, 451;

English animosity to Jesuits, 7;

priests imprisoned in England to be shipped abroad, 12;

representations of Spanish Ambassador on behalf of, backed by Lord Salisbury, 23;

rigour employed against, leads to falling away from faith, 53;

party of, in Tuscany, 56, 60, 66, 69, 165, 168, 246, 384, 423;

England full of priests, execution of one, at Oxford, 65;

excluded from the Prince of Wales' Household, 115;

increased stringency in treatment of recusants, arrests in London, execution in Oxfordshire, 125;

a factor in the designs of the House of Austria, 137;

offer the King a present to remain unmolested, playing on his differences with Parliament;

the offer declined;

fresh rigours shewn to, p. xv, 151;

priest conveyed out of England by French Ambassador returns and is executed, 151,

Pope's distress, the result of the policy of the Jesuits, 160;

Carleton's sketch of the King's relations with, 178;

the new Archbishop of Canterbury, “their bitterest persecutor,” 189;

priests of, petition for appointment of bishops, opposed by the Jesuits, who have the whole management of religious affairs in the Kingdom, p. xiv, 193;

defence of oath of allegiance by priest, 205;

Ambassador Correr allowed to take two priests with him, 249;

Order by King in Council that “Catholics and Puritans alike” shall take oath of allegiance, 254;

supposed understanding between, and the Lady Arabella, 266;

return, by Doge and Senate, for priests liberated at request of their Ambassador, in kind, 331, 343;

English Catholics attached as Interpreters to Foreign Embassies in London, 348;

Jesuits act as patrons of, in Florence, 367;

advantage to, of a Catholic Queen, 402;

Lord Rich and others in Wotton's suite “good Catholics,” 543;

“audacity of recusants,” alleged as ground for general muster, 787.

- See also Jesuits.

Romans, King of, pending election, design of the House of Austria to secure, 137;

candidature of the Archduke Albert, 267, 284, 404, 416,

of the King of Denmark, 267, 372, 400, 404, 409, 426,

of the King of Spain, 310;

Embassy coming to England from Saxony on subject, 325, 335;

Embassies between Spain and the King of Hungary, and the Archduke Albert, touching election, 353, 361;

the Electors of Treves and Cologne attend Diet, 372;

Protestant Electors delay the election;

Spain supports Matthias, 373;

the Duke of Deuxponts will have vote in Electoral Diet, 387;

Matthias' election secured, 400, 404;

Spain presses on the election, 409,

and, in succession to Matthias, will support the Archduke Ferdinand, 417;

the Emperor Rudolf had arranged with Protestants to oppose election, to thwart Matthias, 426,

to delay the election, 434;

the Archduke Albert desires title of, for wife's sake, 439;

the Emperor Rudolf would, with the aid of Protestants, have prevented election, 443;

negotiations touching, in England of the King of Denmark and the Archduke Albert, 446, 451;

Spaniards aim at simultaneous election of, and Emperor, 469,

decline to elect the Archduke Albert, 498;

election postponed, 568,

the Empress with child, 585;

the Archduke Albert persists in candidature for, 595, 684, 793, 826;

candidature of Philip III of Spain, 822.

Rome, abjuration in St. Peter's, 1, 6;

proposal to decoy young Englishmen to, 12 note;

reply to King James' book printed at, 189;

Persian Ambassador goes to, 220;

flight to, of the Lady Arabella, 258,

of William Seymour, 270;

news from, 272;

Cardinal de Joyeuse's servants arrested at, 336 and note;

precedence of Venetian Ambassador in, 455, 461;

Gaetano of, 739, 744, 773.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 1, 6, 20, 35, 61, 143, 160, 169, 262, 349, 566, 574, 581, 592, 600, 606, 621, 632, 637.

-, Campo di Fiore, heretic burned in, 6.

Rosafaglione, Count of. See Silly, François, de.

Rose, Antoine, Bishop of Clermont-Ferrand, pupil of the Jesuits, attends meeting of the Sorbonne after Ravaillac's execution, 63.

Rosenberg, M. de, Agent for the United Provinces in Spain. See Rodenberg.

Ross, Rossi, James Ross, Lord, accompanies Flemish Ambassador to audience, 355.

Rosse, Lord. See Cecil, William.

Rossi, Signor Carlo de, Ambassador Extraordinary from Mantua in England, 501,

received by King, 516,

his statement to Foscarini, 517,

received by the Queen, leaves, 529;

question of returning his mission, 741, 758.

-, Iseppo di, of San Lucca, 739, 743, 744, 773.

Rothenberg, Conference at, Diet of, of princes of the Evangelical Union, 342, 353, 357;

federation of, if King James enters Dutch will, 357,

the King joins;

decisions taken at, 361, 373.

Rothesey, ensigns of the duchy of, 727.

Rotterdam, privateer arrested at, 41.

Rouen, sickness at, mentioned, 692.

Rovigno, Rovigo, in Istria, English ship seized at, 38, 40,

orders of Senate to Podestà of, 50, 288;

the galleys at, 627.

“Royal Exchange.” See Ships.

“Royal Prince.” See Ships.

Royston, hunting at, keeps the King in health, 68,

he goes to, 79,

expected return from, 91,

returns to, 111, 115, 151;

letter dated at, 153 note;

King goes to, in January, 159, 164, 175, 181,

receives Sir Henry Wotton at, 189,

the Scottish Chancellor, 204 note, Lord Cranborne, 204;

mentioned, 205 note;

M. de Vitry joins the King at, 216,

drought keeps the King away from, 217,

he goes to, 355,

the Prince of Wales joins him at, 361;

the King near, 382;

death of M. de Vitry at, 387 note;

the King at, 667.

Rudolf II, Emperor, attacks English trade by reviving Edict, 3, 11, 12, 24, 41, 54;

the Archdukes and Spain will not overtly assist, in Cleves, 24;

the “Imperial Investiture” of the Duke of Saxony in Cleves, alluded to, 53, 54;

in such straits that he is powerless in Cleves, 54,

his Agent desiring the Archdukes to intervene in, arrives too late, 64;

reconciled to his brother, 68;

the Duke of Neuburg disposed to refer question of wardship of the Prince Palatine to his decision;

anxiety of Protestants, 79;

his authority to determine the Cleves succession, submission to, suggested at the Congress of Cologne, 84;

alarm among German Protestants as his reconciliation with Matthias, 91;

nature of his claim re Juliers, 91,

anxiety of Protestant Princes lest he gain over the Dukes of Saxony and Neuburg, 112;

desires peace, will spend nothing further on the Cleves dispute;

powerless, unless reinforced by Spain and the League of Mainz;

repugnance of King James to impairing his authority, 115;

delay of Le Sieur at his Court, 132;

question of his successor, 137;

the “Possessioners” in Cleves to submit to his decision, and the Electors', 200;

in the power of his brother, Matthias, 235,

the quarrel injurious to the Catholics of Germany, 292,

accord between, 315;

Spanish annoyance with, 335;

decides in favour of the Duke of Deuxponts against the Duke of Neuburg, 335;

Ambassador from, in Brussels, 347;

demands addressed to, by the Evangelical Union, with offer of assistance to recover Imperial authority, 361;

resignation to, of Crown of Bohemia and Silesia by Matthias, advised by Spain, 400, 404;

his death, 418;

his combination with the Protestants to thwart Matthias revealed, 426, 434, 443;

his death suspends the ban of the Empire in case of Aix-la-Chapelle, 438, 443;

his sentence in favour of Modenese claim to Comacchio, 540.

Ruffia, Count della, Count of Cartignana, Ambassador from the Duke of Savoy to England, his mission decided upon, 161,

he starts, 170, 176,

Wotton awaits, in Paris, 179;

nature of his mission, pp. viii, xii, 181;

due in Paris, 183,

arrives, 185,

expected in England, 186, 190,

arrives, guesses as to his instructions, 192;

his excellent reception;

proposes double marriages of the Prince of Wales and the Prince of Piedmont, 199,

offers explanations of the pre-contract of the Prince of Piedmont, and the Duke's armaments, 200,

unable to offer freedom of conscience for the Princess;

departs, 202, 214, 215,

at home again, 230, 238;

proposal to send, to England again, p. ix, 243,

as Ambassador, a gentleman from, in England, 267 and note, on his way, 270,

suspicion aroused by his delay, 277, 280, 283, 294, 304, 309, 334, 345 and note, starts, gentleman of his suite preceeds, 361,

ordered to delay on road, 362, 376,

to be lodged at the King's charges, 365, 371, 498,

at Gravesend, 372,

his first audience, 374, 375,

his second and third 382,

instructed to press negotiation, 385,

his annoyance at suggestion that the King of Spain desires the hand of the Princess, 388;

discusses the religious difficulty;

has audience of the Queen, 389;

the Duke awaits result of his negotiation, 391;

the Chevalier Badata brings further instructions for, 399, 401;

to be dismissed with promise to send a special Embassy to Savoy later on, 403,

received in audience;

an Embassy will be sent to Turin;

the King not pledged to the Palatine, 408;

the substance of his second audience, viz., that the Pope would consent to the match;

the King requires the like assent to the free exercise of religion, 410;

entertained at State Banquet, departs, 415,

his secretary reaches Turin, 422;

at Antwerp, 423;

Spanish opposition to, 425, 427;

in Paris;

believes his negotiation a failure, 431;

his report alarms the Duke, 440;

still in Paris;

ruined his affairs by his conduct of them;

complains to the Duke that the French Ambassador in England opposed his negotiations;

his relations with Velasco, 447;

in disgrace with his Master, 456;

sees Sir Henry Wotton, 523;

his Secretary on his English missions, 551;

sent by the Duke to Berne, 842,

and Geneva, 860.

Russi, M. de, French Ambassador (Lieger) in Holland, his illness, 446.

Russia, Muscovy, Polish successes in, 79,

alarm Protestant Princes of Germany, 91, 132,

Moscow captured, oath of allegiance taken to Prince Uladilaus, 192, 235;

Poles checked in, 271;

continued Polish advance in, 302;

hides exported from, to Leghorn, 689;

reported election of the brother of the King of Sweden as Grand Duke of Muscovy, 721;

Swedish successes on frontier of, 765;

King James offered a protectorate of, 838 and note.

Rutland, Countess of. See Manners, Elizabeth.

-, Earl of. See Manners, Francis.

Ruzzini, —, the senior, Councillor, Vice-Doge, 380.

Ryder, Sir William, 24 note.