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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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Udine, 113;

Venetian order to, 289.

Ubaldini Roberto, Bishop of Montepulciano, Papal Nuncio in ordinary in France, schemes to secure hostage for Baldwin, 12 note, 53 note;

complains of remonstrance issued by the University of Paris, 62,

of the condemnation by the Parliament of Paris of Bellarmin's book, 138, 142;

reports sufferings of English Catholics, 160;

opposes prohibition of Cocheo's book, 232, 245;

gets du Plessis' book prohibited;

the prohibition revoked upon news of arrest at Rome of Cardinal de Joyeuse's servants, 336 and note;

denounces arrêt against Jesuits as destructive of Papal authority, 413;

protests against book, published by a Councillor of Parliament, upon Papal authority, 451;

his precedence disputed by English Ambassador, 496;

urges recognition of Pope's share in promoting Spanish matches, 589;

notifies the Queen-Regent of Pope's decision re mixed marriages, 616.

Uladislaus, Prince of Poland, oath of allegiance taken to, in Russia, 192;

negotiation opened for his marriage to the Princess Elizabeth of England, 365.

Ulster, plantation of, and order of Baronets, 227, 499;

Corporation of London's plantation in, 668.

Union, the Evangelical, confederates of Hall, Princes of Germany, the Princes of the Union, Protestant Princes, the United Princes:—

(1610), English and Dutch refuse to subscribe proposals of, 4.

assemble at Düsseldorf, 11.

King James subscribes their “Capitulations,” drawn up at Hall;

the Dutch will do the like, 12, 23;

alleged deep interest of King James in affairs of, 28;

terms of treaty between, and King James, withheld, 79,

are sent signed and settled, to English Ambassador at the Congress of Cologne, 91.

suggested formal acknowledgment by, of Emperor's authority, 84.

favour the claims of the Duke of Deuxponts, as against the Duke of Neuburg to the guardianship of the Elector Palatine, 91, 112.

send the Prince of Anhalt to England;

their anxiety at the Bavarian League, Spanish armaments in Milan, the agreement between the Emperor and his brother, Polish successes, and obstinacy of the Duke of Neuburg, p. xxviii, 91.

the Prince is instructed by, to urge a Protestant marriage for the Princess Elizabeth, 111,

and the assumption by King James of the headship of the Protestant Union of Princes;

his reluctance, on the score of expense, 112.

prefers the claims of Brandenburg, in Cleves, to the Duke of Neuburg's, as better securing the country to the Protestant side, 112;

many Princes among, favour the recognition of the Duke of Saxony as a “Possessioner,” 115, 136.

French Ambassador declines to co-operate with;

little hope left of French aid for, 112;

the French Ambassador accompanies their deputies to the Hague, 115.

weakness of Princes of, shewn by the affair of Juliers, 112,

due to poverty, 132;

unable to obtain English aid, 136.

German troops from the Milanese coming to aid Catholics of Germany to suppress;

designs against, of the House of Austria;

they invite the King of Denmark to become their Head, 137,

his reply, 167.

apprehend more danger from the Duke of Neuburg's claims re the Palatinate, than the Duke of Saxony's to Cleves, 151.

(1611), confederation between, England, Denmark and Dutch, on point of being agreed, 174.

danger to, of quarrel between Denmark and Sweden, 181.

alarmed at warlike preparations of the Duke of Savoy, 189.

negotiations on behalf of, with the Dutch, 281, 295.

the new Elector of Saxony favourable to, 295.

affairs of, to be discussed in England, 335.

conference of at Rothenburg, 342,

for defence against the House of Austria, 353,

invite King James to join, he replies, 357,

the Dutch will join if the King does, 357,

he ratifies decisions of the Diet of Rothenburg, and enters, as Chief of;

nature of demands by, 361, 416.

Diet to be held by, in Holland;

accessions to, will enable, to balance the power of Austria, 361.

at Diet of Nüremburg questions affecting settled;

the hand of the Princess of England to be sought for the Count Palatine;

the Duke of Wirtemberg to be sent to Holland to arrange Dutch contribution to, 364.

Protestant Princes at Electoral Diet meet separately;

the hand of the Princess to be asked, 372.

a Diet to meet in Holland, to give effect to deliberations at Diet of Rothenburg, 373,

to be transferred to Heidelberg, 400, 416,

meets, Ambassador from, to be sent to England, 451, 452, 469.

the Prince of Wirtemberg in England on behalf of, 387, 408, 416, 419.

King James forced to federate with, and the Dutch, by fear of the Franco-Spanish alliance, 390, 430,

the federation of no great account, 469,

counter Catholic League, 473, 502, 547;

terms of Franco-Spanish treaty concealed from, 619.

King James' contribution to, fixed, and notified to the Dutch, 400.

(1612), the Duke of Savoy negotiates with “Protestants in Germany,” 427.

steady advance of Protestant Princes;

position of the Elector Palatine during Interregnum, 452;

reforms demanded by, prior to election of Emperor, 469, 480.

send the Count of Schomberg as their Envoy to Holland, his instructions, 480, 491.

efforts by, to promote peace between Sweden and Denmark, 480, 567,

and to include in, 595, 672, 788.

united action of Protestant Princes during interregnum, 491.

Diet of, at Wesel, to “stipulate” confederation, under auspices of England, Denmark and Dutch, 491, 503, 514.

Ambassador from, to be sent to England, 491.

proposed admission to, of four great Swiss cantons, giving access to Venice, 520;

French excuses to re the Grisons, 709.

French representations to King James in favour of, 539, 547;

he invites France to join, 568, 678,

the Queen-Regent declines, 788.

Ambassadors of the Elector Palatine in Holland on affairs of, 548.

opposes the House of Austria in affair of Mühlheim, 604, 635, 659, 668, 684, 720, 732.

Count Schomberg in England on affairs of, 604, 609, 612.

fear of the Franco-Spanish alliance causes Protestant Princes to federate;

England takes the lead, French annoyance, 662.

danger to, of Emperor's arming against Turk, 709, 795, 796.

(1613), to hold Diet, 732, 758.

the “Possessioners” helpless without, 765, 767, 826.

attitude of, to the Empire, re Turkish attack on Transylvania, 796, 802, 803;

encouraged by France to leave the defence of the Empire to the House of Austria, 811,

refuse aid, 816, 822.

the Elector Palatine authorized to settle terms of English and Dutch inclusion in, 833, 838, 848, 855.

United Provinces. See Netherlands, the United.

Urbino, to assist Spain against Savoy, 24.

Uscocks, trouble between, and Venice, 617, 646, 657, 678, 801.

Usta Marati, 146.

Utrecht, rising of, 175.


Valentia, —, Jesuit, 63.

Valerio, —, courier of Tuscany, 34.

Valier, Christoforo, Venetian Ambassador in Constantinople, the Bailo, French and English greeting to, on arrival, 471;

Turkish complaint to, of quality of Venetian goods, 504;

notified by English and French Ambassadors of Turkish designs on Crete, 505;

recommends Pindar's request to favourable consideration, 507, 508;

joint action of, with other Ambassadors re the Capsalick, 724, 735, 762;

secures continuance of port of Alexandretta, 736;

instructed to notify Turk of the harbouring of pirates by Savoy, &c., 844;

forwards copy of Turco-Dutch capitulations, 853.

-, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 457, 458, 471, 482, 484, 504, 505, 507, 509, 521, 631, 724, 735, 736, 823, 853.

-, -, instructions to, 314, 386, 576, 762, 844.

Vallais, The, English sympathy with 186.

Valle di Buora, near Rovigno, in Istria, 38, 40.

Vallonia. See Gall nuts.

Valnegrina.” See Ships.

Valona, Vallona, pirates harboured in, by Turks, 314,

operate from, 392, 393.

Vandermyle, Cornelius, Lord of Belgensgrave and Doopledam, Dutch Ambassador in France, proposes Dutch-Venetian alliance, 17;

invited to the “sacring” at Rheims, declines, 58;

announces that Swedish Embassy in Holland will come on to Paris, 110.

Varghas, Secretary, sent from Madrid to Milan, 871.

Varnicoli, Giacomo, Majordomo of Ambassador Correr, 14.

Vaucelas, Comte de, M. de Vucellas. See Cochefilet.

Vaud, Canton of, 362;

Bernese claim to, 663.

Vaymonth, Southcot, his invention of a stocking-knitting machine protected in Venice, 525, 526, 527, 528.

Velasco, Alonso di, Spanish Ambassador in England, representation by, to Lord Salisbury, on behalf of Roman Catholics, 23;

assures King James that the Duke of Savoy will not be attacked by Spain, 24;

suggests the King of Hungary as suitor for the Princess Elizabeth, 41;

commends Venetian reply to Savoy, 64;

proposes marriage between the Princess Elizabeth and the Prince of Savoy, 111, 181;

demands restoration of ship seized by way of reprisal, is outwitted, 111;

procures arrest of French vessel, with plunder aboard from Spanish ship, 151;

letter to, from his master, touching the submission of the Duke of Savoy, 153, 154;

invited to Masque, the Dutch Ambassador absent to avoid meeting, 159;

his conversation, on dress, with Prince of Wales, 186;

loses case, re sugar from Algiers, in Admiralty Court, 186,

allowed to appeal, 189;

quarrel between the French and Savoyard Ambassadors over visit, by the latter, to him, 199, 214;

the marriage proposals of Savoy, suggested by himself, enhance his position;

the Queen's favours to him;

supplied with money for bribes, 202, 204;

forbidden to admit English Catholics to Mass in his house, pp. xv, xvi, 205 and note;

calls on Foscarini, 226;

letter for, from Savoy, 267;

to be consulted re pardon to pirate, 271;

Foscarini cultivates good relations with, 272, 296;

his views on Morocco, 276;

is silent touching English suit for the Infanta, 277;

Count Ruffia writes to, 283;

proposes to join the King, for anniversary of the Gowrie Plot, 296,

but declines to meet the French Ambassador, 302;

visits Foscarini, discusses piracy, Dutch designs on Morocco, 324;

makes his excuses, re trick put on England in the matter of the Infantas in interview of four hours with Lord Salisbury, 334, 341, pp. vii, viii;

instructed to support the interests of Matthias, 335;

will have audience of the King, 335;

his coaches sent to meet the Ambassador from the Archduke Albert, 348;

his instructions in the matter of the Infanta offered to England, 352;

awaiting audience, 353,

received, excuses himself on the ground that he acted on instructions, and that whether King Philip and the Duke of Lerma denied it or not, the eldest Infanta was in question, 355, 357, 358,

incensed against the Duke, 361, 370,

receives instructions, and renews negotiations, 398;

Foscarini visits, 358;

requests audience to announce the death of the Queen of Spain, 364, 370;

will not meddle with embassy from Savoy, 365;

requests Queen Anne to wear mourning for the Queen of Spain, 372;

calls on the Count of Ruffia, 374;

courier arrives for, goes in search of the King at Newmarket, 382 and note, another courier follows;

has long audience of the King at Newmarket;


further courier arrives;

interviews Lord Salisbury, 388;

confidence between, and the Savoyard Ambassador, 389;

nature of his new negotiations, 398, 419;

informs Foscarini of King Philip's ambition for his sister, 404;

English Catholics arrested on leaving Mass at his Embassy House, 408,

his protest, 419, 428, 433;

qualifies the Ambassador of Savoy's statements, re Papal consent to marriage of the Prince of Piedmont to the Princess Elizabeth, 410, 415, 425;

extols the Spanish proclivities of the Archduke Ferdinand, 417;

his renewed profession of indignation at the Duke of Lerma's equivocations;

is rewarded by a pension for life from the King of Spain for taking this line, 427;

appears before the Privy Council;

replies touching English in Seville, indemnification of English merchants, and Mass in his Embassy House, 433, 439;

sees the hand of God in the death of the Emperor, 434;

takes house near London, 439;

explains nature of Spanish negotiations with the Dutch, and of Tuscan overtures to England, to Foscarini, 442, 447;

his unpopularity in England, rumour of his arrest;

avoids London;

excuses himself to the King by laying blame on the Duke of Lerma;

demands recall, 446, 469, 492, 503;

his relations with Count Ruffia and with Foscarini, 447;

alleged to have opened negotiations with Lord Salisbury for marriage of the King of Spain to the Princess Elizabeth, 448;

watches Protestant negotiations re election of Emperor, 452;

aware of Savoyard demand for the Princess Christine, 462;

anticipates trouble in Germany;

makes light

of Protestant coalition, 469,

comments on events in France to Foscarini, 498;

puts about story of Catholic League, 502;

quarrel between, and the French Ambassador, 516, 524, 539;

his civilities to the Ambassador of Mantua, 516;

his high estimate of Dutch resources, 520;

courtesies by, to the Ambassadors of the Palatine, 524;

has audience;

explains that Zuñiga's excuses on behalf of King Philip will be at his own expense, 529;

his civilities to the Prince of Modena, 540, 548;

Zuñiga lodged with, 578,

accompanies him unwillingly to audience, 578, 584, 594;

all blame laid on, by Zuñiga, to the King, 590;

announces his successor to the Privy Council;

demands restitution of cargo of sugar, 590, 732;

assaulted in Holborn, 604 and note;

Jesuits arrested in his house in the Barbican, 614 and note, 630 and note;

gives Foscarini information, 635, 671,

visits him, 668;

rejoices at death of the Prince of Wales, 698;

ordered to stay on, 710,

his successor made President in Seville, 720, 778;

courier reaches, from Spain, 734;

unwell, complains of his treatment in England, 741, 758;

his views on German politics, 765;

illness causes his absence from the marriage of the Palatine, 775;

suspicious of French negotiations with the Palatine, 788;

anxious as to Turco-Dutch alliance against Spain, 795;

his successor coming;

remittance for, 796;

complains of verses against, addressed to him, 801, 812;

too ill to receive visit from the Palatine, 803,

avoids visit really out of respect for Holy Week, 812;

to be received by the Palatine, 821,

who returns visit, 832;

visits Foscarini, 833;

visits interchanged between, and the Ambassador of Savoy, 836;

condemns Savoyard action in Mantua, 841;

insulted in the streets, 870.

-, Don Juan Fernandez de, Duke of Frias, Constable of Castile, to be sent to England, 132;

his differences with the Duke of Guise, 355;

report by, 358;

his kinship to the Ambassador in England excites the jealousy of the Duke of Lerma, 361, 529;

his success in the Grisons, 520.

Velvet. See Trade.

Venavides. Alfonzo di, second Councillor of King of Spain, 756, 757.

Vendôme, Duke of. See Bourbon.

Vendramin, Giacomo, Venetian Resident at Florence, Sir Robert Dudley's civilities to, 263;

Jesuit plot against, 367.

-, -, despatches from, to the Doge and Senate, 56, 60, 66, 69, 97, 152, 165, 168, 182, 194, 196, 208, 213, 229, 247, 263, 274, 291, 308, 317, 326, 366, 367, 384, 420, 429, 436, 463, 467, 476, 488, 511, 536, 541, 549, 556.

Venice, Republic of:—

(1610), colleague of Father Paul's, in defence of, burnt at Rome, 1 and note, 6, 53.

claim by, against Sir Anthony Sherley, 2, 8.

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

method of electing Ambassadors by;

foreign inferences from appointments, 9.

sorrow in, at reported death of King James, 11, 29.

postal arrangements between, and England, viâ Antwerp, 13, 14, 15, 16, 148, 149, 150;

postage expenses of, 351, 661.

overtures to, by Dutch, for an alliance, and the appointment of a Dutch “Leiger” in, 17, 278, 559, 838.

attempt to arrest the Prince of Condé

in territory of, the Prince's resentment, 21.

Correr's gratitude to, for being relieved of his Embassy, 25;

the change made to enable Foscarini to take his place, 29.

sums expended by, in presents to the King's Ministers and others in England, 25, 55, 82, 115, 253.

the Prince de Joinville desires service with, 29, 46, 113, 198,

their reply, 206, 207, 209, 235, 244, 249.

Carleton accredited to, 30 and note, 34, 46.

decay of commerce of, in Levant, due to piracy and deficient currency;

fleet to be remodelled;

dollars and reals, for use in the Levant only, may be introduced into, by decree of Senate, 31;

co-operation of France in repressing piracy, 37;

review of causes of decay, by Paul Pindar, 276,

by Foscarini, 383.

Turkish threat to attack, viâ Canissa, 33.

Swedish overtures for trade with, 34.

lampoon, in Venetian dialect” mentioned, 34.

Consulate of, in Syria, relations between, and French, 37,

and English, 53, 59, 276.

English ship arrested by, in Istria, release ordered, 38, 40, 50.

the Duke of York's compliments to, 41, 175,

his desire to serve, 181.

orders by, touching Ambassador Foscarini's pay, chaplain and interpreter, &c., 47, 48, 117, 126.

Viscount Cranborne to visit, 53,

presented to the Doge, 88, 90, 103, 113, 116, 122;

King James' thanks to, for civility shewn, 125.

design by, to expel the Jesuits from Turkey, thwarted, 57.

French special mission to, person chosen of insufficient weight, 58.

the case of Benetto Lombardo, denounced to, for carrying arms, 70,

Wotton petitions for, 103, 107, 116, 118, 122, 128, 147.

precedence of their Ambassadors challenged by Flemish, 82.

correspondence by, touching the English Ambassador, put in quarantine on arriving in territory of, 86, 87, 89, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 103, 114.

Casaubon's advocacy of, in dispute with Pope, 92.

invited to facilitate escape from Tunis of Jesson, an English prisoner, 103, 113.

wreck of the “Red Camel” with Venetian goods aboard, 111, 115, 132, 153, 171, 186.

Bellarmin's reply to Barclay prohibited in, 112.

order by, for the dismantling of ships on suspicion of piracy, 119.

wreck of Ward's ships in waters of, 120, 121, 135.

reception in, of Sir Dudley Carleton, in public audience;

farewell of Sir Henry Wotton, 129.

ancient relations between, and Scotland, 129.

vote by, of a thousand crowns, for a chain, to be presented to Sir Henry Wotton, and of 200 crowns for his Secretary, 130, 131.

State reception of Sir Dudley Carleton in, by the Cabinet, 131.

despatch from, to Ambassador Correr, covering copies of letters to King James and the Prince of Wales, announcing Carleton's arrival, acknowledging letters brought by, and earnestly commending Sir Henry Wotton, 139, 140, 141;

the Ambassador acknowledges receipt, 159,

and communicates substance to King, 171.

complaint by Pope of printing of “Anti-Cotton” in, 143.

Secretary to English Embassy in, a Venetian, 155.

pictures from, in Prince of Wales' collection, 159.

(1611), Wotton's grievance against, touching the greater consideration shewn to M. de Fresnes, on relinquishing post, than to himself, 162, 226, 415.

special interest taken by King James in the English Legation in, 171.

Carleton congratulates, on diplomatic success of, at Constantinople, 178.

prohibit attack on King James, printed in Bologna, 178.

relations of, to the Pope, Ambassador Correr explains, to Queen Anne, 186.

former Persian Ambassador to, in Madrid, 187.

Persian proposals calculated to injure the silk trade of, 187, 220.

protest to, by Ambassadors, touching the excessive cost of the Embassies in France and England, 191.

contract by, with lead-founder, for sheets of English lead, for State galleons, 197, 752, 820.

the Queen-Regent of France recommends the Prince de Joinville to, 198, 244.

requested by the English Ambassador to appoint a special judge to decide suit by English merchant, 198.

attitude of, to negotiations between Count Maurice and the Capudan Pasha, 201.

charge of smuggling at, 209, 233, 256, 265.

young noble Venetians attached to Embassies, 219.

English aid invoked for Venetian prisoner, 223, 224, 225, 237, 246, 282, 297, 298, 303, 313.

English Baron, “who had been four years in Italy,” visits, 238;

order to show jewels, &c., to “certain English gentleman,” 337.

Sir Robert Dudley formerly resident in, 263.

application to, for arrest in, of William Seymour, 270,

action by, in response, 285, 286, 287, 288, 289, 315,

King James' gratification, 335,

and thanks, 339, 350, 352, 365, 380.

opinion of, invited re pardon to pirates, 271.

dispute between, and Pope, re Ceneda, 272, 278.

relations of, with France, 272.

trade of, contrasted with that of Marseilles;

goods imported to latter paid for in cash, at former exchanged for Venetian cloth and silk, 276;

causes of decay of trade of, Dutch and English methods recommended for adoption by, 383, 492, 534.

Queen Anne's expression of “service” to, 284.

relations of, with Turkey, 292.

quarantine restrictions interrupt relations between, and Trent, 292.

Venetians enslaved by Turks;

their redemption, 307.

apostate friar's surrender demanded from, by Pope, 311.

address remonstrance to Turkey on harbouring of pirates in Turkish ports, 314.

Castelvetro, Italian master to the English Ambassador's household, arrested by the Inquisition, demand addressed to, on ground of diplomatic privilege, for his release, 319, 323, 327, 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 340, 343, 348, 350, 352, 380.

English Catholic attached to the Embassy of, in England, as Interpreter, 348.

plot against Resident of, in Florence;

Giovanni de' Medici reveals from regard for, 367.

the Duke of Savoy professes devotion to;

will send personage to reside there, 374, 415.

allow Pindar's goods to pass customs, 380, 381,

Carleton's thanks, 407.

new French Ambassador on way to, 385.

instruct the Bailo to watch Paul Pindar, 386.

permission by, to Correr and Secretary to retain gifts received from King James, 396, 397.

squadron of, inactive at Zante;

Venetian ships taken by pirates off Sapienza, 395, 401,

in danger off Coron, 406.

(1612), the Doge discourses on the value to, of English friendship;

English ships can reach in forty days, 407.

appoint Consul to Syria, 412.

discourse on the dominions of, 415.

claim by, that their Ambassadors shall be treated as those of Crowned Heads, 424, 451.

the Bailo reports that the English Ambassador has brought munitions of war with him to Constantinople, and that he is helpless in matter, 435.

Paul Pindar's contract to supply grain to, mentioned, 444.

jealous of Dutch access to Turkey, 444, 458.

attitude of, to creation of a King in Italy, in the person of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 447.

Marsilio's defence of, praised by King James, 453.

Foscarini secures precedence for Ambassadors from, in England on a par with those of Crowned Heads, 454, 455, 461, 468, 472, 473, 518, 524, 530, 531, 532, 533, 545, 546, 547, 561, 562.

protest by the Bailo against Turkish connivance in piracy, replies of the Vizir;

build of Venetian ships, &c., 458.

book by David Colville authorized in, 459, 486.

anxiety in, at suggested Catholic League of France, Spain, the Pope and Tuscany;

Ambassadors instructed, 474, 475, 502, 524, 610.

English ships bound for, compelled to take up, and pay, pilots, from Istria;

protest by Carleton, 481.

sanitary regulations of, re letters received from abroad, 481.

the Bailo escorted back to, for greater safety, by English berton, 482, 512.

Venetian mercantile houses extinct in London, 492.

Turkish official complaint of quality of silks, &c., from, 504, 724.

threatened attack by Turks on, in Crete, 505.

Pindar intervenes with, on behalf of Henry Parvis, 507, 508.

the Grisons decline to renew treaty with, on French suggestion;

protest by, to France, 513, 518, 520, 539, 563, 598, 599, 613, 654, 709, 839.

treachery in, 514 and note.

friendly attitude to, of Mantua, 517.

link between, and the Princes of Germany, viâ the Grisons and four great Swiss cantons, 520.

former Resident in, from the Evangelical Union, 520 and note.

special embassy from, to France, unreturned, 520.

thirty years protection granted by, to Southcot Vaymonth, for his stocking-knitting machine, 525, 526, 527, 528.

the Duke of Bouillon's professions to Foscarini of French protection for, 539.

advantage to, of cultivating the friendship of Modena, 540, 548, 554, 572, 595, 596, 597, 603, 677, 720, 759.

circular letter issued by, to Ambassadors, against treachery in their households, 576.

resort of English to, 577.

English aid for, against the Turk, 585.

trouble between, and the Uscocks, 617, 646, 657, 667, 678.

order by, to show the jewels, &c., 620, 654.

application to, by Carleton re Marino, 627, 636.

order by re Berton, 642, 644, 654, 667.

thanks by, for favours shown to Foscarini, 643.

recruiting by, in England, 646,

and Holland, 720.

new Doge congratulated by Carleton, 654,

accession announced to King James, 657,

his congratulations, 704.

Foscarini advises, to come to understanding with Modena and Mantua, 677, 720.

protest by Spanish Ambassador against arrest in, of Cardosa, accused of plot against senators, &c., 682, 683, 717, 740.

orders by for entertainment of the Earl of Arundel, 694, 695.

news of the death of the Prince of Wales reaches;

anxiety of the Senate to notify Carleton, 700, 701, 703;

Carleton aware of death, 704;

their condolences, 705, 706, 707, 708, 720.

vote by, for Foscarini's extra expenses, 711, 716, 718,

his thanks, 740.

discourse of Carleton to Doge and Senate on death of the Prince of Wales, 723.

(1613), advised by Foscarini to further the Duke of Mantua's desire for an official visit from Carleton, 741, 758.

arrest at, by request of Carleton, of Gaetano, an informer, 739, 743, 744, 746, 747, 748, 750, 751, 753, 754, 755, 769, 770, 771, 772, 773, 774, 776, 783, 786, 805, 810, 813.

the Bailo's action re the Capsalick, approved by, 762.

officially notified of the betrothal of the Princess Elizabeth to the Palatine, 769.

intervention by, in Mantua, 770 and note.

trade between, and Lisbon, 778.

the Anglo-Venetian convention of A.D. 1605,

mentioned, 785.

voting by, on grace for Fumanelli, at Carleton's request, 792, 858, 861, 862, 867.

congratulations by, to the Elector Palatine on marriage, 799,

to King James, 805, 806, 807, 813, 843, 861.

lion and tiger exhibited in, sent to England as present to King James by the Duke of Savoy, 809, 836.

threatened by the Turk;

King James' professions of assistance, doubted by Foscarini, who points out value to, in event of war, of English volunteers and ships, 816;

King James' offers renewed, 843,

by Carleton, 861,

their thanks, 863, 864, 865, 867.

declare war on Savoy, to preserve integrity of Mantua;

desire King James' intervention with the Duke, 827, 830, 839, 840, 843, 847, 852,

and his prohibition of privateering, 842, 856, 857,

with success, 871.

appointment by, of Foscarini's successor, 831, 845.

claims of, against the pirate Eston, 833.

case of Scot at, 839,

James Grieve, 846, 861.

notify Turks of decision to treat ships flying the flag of Savoy as pirates, p. xxii, 844, 849, 850, 851.

compliments and thanks by, to Denmark, 866, 867, 868, 869.

depositions (1610) touching pirates captured by, 872.

-, Doge of. See Donato, Leonardo Memno, Antonio.

-, Imperial Postmaster of. See Tassis, Ferdinando de.

-, Vice-Doge. See Dandolo;


Venier, Lorenzo, Commander of the Great Galleys, 73,

hangs pirates, 458.

Ventadour, Duke of. See Lévis, Anne de.

Vercelli, dispute as to ecclesiastical dues in, between Pope and Savoy, 796, 804, 809, 818, 824;

Parkhurst at, 828, 829;

Spanish threat to invest, 871.

Verney, Sir Francis, becomes a renegade;

annoyance in England, 151.

Verona, 46, 96, 98, 103, 107, 116, 118, 122, 128, 792.

-, Venetian Rectors of, instructions to, 107, 289.

Verva, Count of, Minister of the Duke of Savoy, 745.

Vibò, —, Secretary to the Savoyard Ambassador, de Jacob, 496.

Vic, Mery de, Seigneur d'Ermenonville, sent to Provinces to announce confirmation of Huguenot privileges, 360;

endeavours to arrange the Duke of Sully's return to favour, 439.

Vicenza, 96;

Venetian order to, 288, 289;

native of, 514, 577.

Viceroy of Sicily. See Ossuna;


Victor Amadeus, Prince of Piedmont, his father negotiates French match for, Spain suggests the Princess Elizabeth of England, 111,

as formerly mooted by the Abbé Provana;

the Duke's fresh schemes touching, 161, 169, 177, 181,

the question of religion likely to frustrate, 199,

further condition imposed by England, of the hand of an Infanta for the Prince of Wales, 202;

negotiation for his marriage to the Princess Elizabeth reopened, 267, 270, 283, 345,

Pope's opposition, 346, 354, 359, 375,

French opposition, 363, 369,

his father persists, 374, 375, 379, 382, 385, 388, 389, 399, 403, 408, 409, 410, 415,

Spanish opposition, 427,

English, 442,

French, 447;

French negotiations for marriage with, reopened, 283, 294, 362, 408,

his father requests the Princess Christine of France for, 462, 465;

a Princess of Tuscany offered to, 296, 369, 374,

or a Mantuan match, 391, 399;

would not compete with the King of Spain for the Princess Elizabeth, 388, 399,

Spanish statements on subject, 410;

proposes to entertain Wotton at Mirafiore, 537,

entertains, 551, 557;

will marry the Princess of France, 669;

proposal to appoint Generalissimo of Spanish forces in Italy, 693;

absent from Turin, 767;

mentioned, 804;

meets the Duke of Mantua in Milan, 843,

goes to Spain, 856.

“Vidotta.” See Ships.

Vienna, 353.

-, despatch dated at, 737.

Vigliena, —, Marquis of, Viceroy of Sicily, his natural son, Don Diego, taken by Turks, 241 and note, 756, 757.

Villa, Marchese, Savoyard Ambassador to Mantua, to be sent as Savoyard Ambassador to England, 761, 767, 784, 796, 797,

leaves for England, 809,

his son joins regiment at Vercelli, 818;

arrives in Paris, unwelcome in England, endeavour to stop, 826,

arrives in England, 830,

at Calais, 833,

leaves Paris in haste, 835,

received by King James;

gives Foscarini information as to Mantua, 836;

received by the King, 838,

touches on marriage for Prince Charles, explains the Duke's reasons for attacking Mantua, and asks King to intervene, 841;

dines with the King;

to return, 847;

the King's representations to, 852;

anxious to be off, 855;

his negotiations, 859, 871.

Villafranca, port of, pp. xxi, xxii, xxxvi, 376, 385, 640, 646, 779, 780,

proclamation of, as free port, 781, 784, 791, 833.

Villeroy, M. de. See Neufville.

Vinta, Belisario, Cavaliere Vinta, Secretary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany, 472, 605.

Virginia, colonization of, 41, 235, 365, 372, 404, 583;

Spanish protest, p. xiii, 594, 604, 608, 647, 649, 665, 671, 676, 728;

the Prince of Wales protected colony in, 692;

Spanish fleet for, 732, 734, 740, 758;

Masque representing, 775,

described, 832;

English ships for, sail, 782.

- Governor of. See De la Warr, Lord;

Gates, Sir Thomas. Visca, Count of, Savoyard Ambassador in Rome, 354,

proposal to send to England, 745.

Vitry, M. de. See Hospital, Louis de P.

Vizir, the Grand, asked to surrender Prince Stephen of Moldavia, 344;

his replies to Venetian protest against Turkish protection of pirates, 458;

allows access of Dutch Ambassador to the Porte, 458, 569;

directs Ambassadors' correspondence to be opened, 670;

endeavours to impose the Capsalick on foreign merchants, 724, 735;

allows the port of Alexandretta to continue, 736.

-, the Lieutenant Grand, his ill will to the Venetians, 57;

won over to the side of Stephen “Bogdan,” 134;

receives Ambassador Pindar with civility, 444;

complains of quality of Venetian silks and woollens, 504;

bribed by the Dutch, 509, 631.

Vlastò, Zorzi, p. xxiv, 71.

Volo, 757,

grain from, 819.

Voorst, Conrad van den, Vorstius, King James' opposition to, p. xiv, 357 and note, 404, 416, 432, 438;

expelled from Leyden, he repairs to the Hague;

King James issues book against, 443 and note, 446, 453, 461, 473;

Evangelical Union opposed to, 480;

ordered to clear himself, 491;

King James' attitude to, 503, 539, 540.

Vormeston, —, 789.

Vorstius. See Voorst, van.

Vucellas, M. de. See Vaucelas.

Vulpi, Ulpiano, Archbishop of Chieti, Papal Nuncio in Spain, pleads cause of Duke of Savoy, 154, 200;

in Tuscany, 579, 586, 592, 593, 601, 605, 611, 621, 622.


Waad, Sir William, Lieutenant of the Tower of London, his apology to Baldwin, 81.

Walachia, Prince of, intrigues in Moldavia, 173.

Walden, Lord de. See Howard, Theophilus.

Wales, Prince of Wales' revenue from, 115,

his proposed sale of land in, 698;

standard of, 727.

-, Prince of. See Henry Frederick.

-, -, Chamberlain of. See Chaloner, Sir Thomas.

Walloons, levies of, 765.

Walton's Lives, cited in note to, 53.

Wanstead, King receives Ambassador Correr at, 29.

Ward, Captain John, English pirate works from Tunis, pp. xviii, xix, xxxviii, 108,

wreck of his vessels, 120, 121, 135, 146, 166;

turns Turk, 151,

cruising off Spain;

his ally in Tunis beheaded by Sultan's orders, 158;

starts from Tunis, 268;

captures the “Valnegrina,” 458;

his galleon at Biserta, 489;

mentioned, 872.

Wardships and purveyance, pp. v, vi, parliament to discuss, 3,

hopeful of abolition of, 11;

terms offered for abolition, 24,

agreeable both to King and people, 30,

difficulties touching, in Parliament, 91,

the matter dropped, 115,

further efforts by the King, 125, 151;

“the whole Kingdom earnestly desires” abolition of, 151;

orders issued by the King to reduce burden of purveyance, 186;

profits of Court of Wards resigned by Lord Salisbury to King, 204;

“compositions” for purveyance, 227;

Carey appointed Master of the Court of Wards, 563.

Warwick, Earl of. See Dudley, Sir Robert.

Webbs, silk and gold, 408, 563.

Weights and Measures:—

Salme, Stara, 781 and note.

Wesel, in Cleves, Diet of Evangelical Union at, 491, 514, 520.

West. Thomas, Lord de la Warr, Governor of Virginia, arrives there, 41;

Deputy to, appointed, 235;

he returns home, his excuses, 271.

West Indies, Spanish flotta from, arrives, 80,

expected, 220;

Virginia in the, 608, see Virginia;

Dutch designs in, 822, 859;

Spanish orders to exclude all comers from, 838.

Westerlings, 119.

Westminster, Palace at, 698;

burial of Prince of Wales in Abbey, 727.

-, King's letters dated at, 350, 562, 769.

White lead. See Trade.

“White Lion.” See Ships.

Whitehall, reception at, of the Palatine, 680.

-, proclamations dated at, 261, 787.

Wildsjö, battle of, p. xxix, 497 and note.

Wilkinson, —, preaches before the Prince of Wales, 692 and note.

William, Margrave of Baden, appointed arbiter re Cleves succession at Diet of Hall, reluctant to act, 11;

proposes accommodation between the Dukes of Neuburg and Deuxponts, 491.

Willoughby, Lord. See Bertie, Robert.

Winchester, Marquis of. See Paulet, William.

Windsor, Garter Installation at, 227, 236;

King at, 295,

Queen at, 296,

King at, 309, 315, 324,

hunting near, 584;

the Palatine elected Knight of the Garter at, 732,

installed at, 767.

Wine, duty on sweet wine surrendered by King James, to take effect from farmer's death, 24;

cargo of, from Crete, stolen, 29. See Trade.

Winwood, Sir Ralph, knight, Resident English Agent in Holland, dissatisfied with his treatment at Cologne, 79,

suggests solution of Cleves succession, 84;

receives authority to conclude defensive alliance with the Evangelical Union, 115;

ordered to oppose Vorstius' appointment, 357 note;

instructed to ratify decisions of Diet of Rothenburg and to declare King James Chief of the Evangelical Union, 361;

enters protest touching Vorstius, 404;

has orders to take part in Diet of the Evangelical Union, 416;

reports Vorstius' arrival at the Hague, 443 and note;

attends Diet of the Evangelical Union at Wesel, 491;

informs Count Maurice and the States of the King's intention to confer Garter on the Count, 540;

in England;

to be offered the Secretaryship vacant by Lord Salisbury's death, 583;

leaves London, 591,

with instructions by all means to promote good understanding with the Dutch, 595,

at Gravesend, 604;

instructed to assist the Elector Palatine in arranging entry of the Dutch into the Evangelical Union, 838;

has seat, as Dutch Councillor, at Secret Council of the United Provinces, 843;

directed to send the King full particulars of Turco-Dutch treaty, 848,

his reply, 859.

-, Memorials, cited, in notes to, 12, 30, 181, 218, 227, 258, 271, 273, 278, 281, 296, 503.

Wirtemberg, Dukes of. See Frederick, John Frederick, and Lewis Frederick.

Wolfgang, William, the Prince of Neuburg, eldest son of the Duke of Neuburg, to visit England on behalf of the Elector Palatine, 204;

leaves Düsseldorf to join father, 765.

Wolverston, Edward, 3 note.

Woodstock, King at, 53, 54, 68;

the King gives, to the Prince of Wales, 324 and note.

Woollens. See Trade.

Worcester, Earl of. See Somerset, Edward.

Wotton, Sir Edward, knight, Lord Wotton of Marley, “Majordomo Major” to King, appointed Ambassador Extraordinary to France, 11, 23, 34, 36, 41,

his reception in Paris, 58,

receives congê, 67,

gratified by his reception;

has dangerous crossing on return, 91;

brings with him Casaubon, 92;

reports the Prince de Joinville's desire to be retained by Venice, 113;

French Ambassador to be well received, in return for civilities to, 153;

attends the Venetian Ambassadors, 236;

letter for, from Savoy, 267;

attends Foscarini, 461;

regrets his brother's absence at Lord Salisbury's death, 553.

-, Sir Henry:—

(1610), to be relieved at Venice;

probably to be sent to Spain, 3.

reopens the case of the “Corsaletta,” on instructions from home, pp. xxii, xxiii, 9, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46;

backed by Lord Salisbury, 79;

Correr's comments on his conduct of case to King, 111.

intercedes for Giacomo Cumano, 9;

voting of the Council of X on the case, 22.

his successor appointed, 30,

his praise of Carleton, 46.

intercedes for Giovanni de Paula, 46.

repudiates dealings with Fra Fulgentio, 46.

King James' regard for, 53 and note, 547.

to meet Carleton at Padua, 89,

sends his Secretary, 103.

as parting favour, petitions for the release of Benedetto Lombardo, 103, 107, 116, 118, 122, 128, 147.

plans escape from Tunis of Randolph Jesson, p. xix, 103, 113.

reports civilities shewn to Lord Cranborne to the King, 125.

accompanies Sir Dudley Carleton to his first audience, and takes his leave of the Doge, 129.

his nephew accompanies, at last audience, 129.

vote of gold chain for, of 1,000 crowns, and of 200 crowns for his Secretary, 130, 131.

despatch by the Senate to Ambassador Correr, covering copies of their letters to King James and the Prince of Wales, in praise and recommendation of, 139, 140, 141;

its receipt acknowledged, 159,

by Correr, who communicates substance to King, 171.

courtesies lavished on, by the Duke of Savoy, at Turin;

their object, 161, 169, 177.

dissatisfied at distinction made between himself and the French Ambassador, upon vacating their posts, 162, 226, 415.

in Paris, on return, 177, 179,

leaves, 185,

in England, goes to the King at Royston, 189.

Envoy from the Duke of Savoy lodged at King James' expense, in return for honours shown to, at Turin, 192, 199.

waits on Foscarini, 226, 234, 236.

letter for, from Savoy, 267.

informs the King touching the ancient and present dominions of Venice;

in high favour with the King, 415.

appointed Ambassador to Savoy, 419,

prepares to go, 428,

uncertain as to his instructions, 439, 443,

about to start, 447,

receives his instructions, 452, 462, p. ix.

assists Foscarini in securing precedence for Venetian Ambassadors in England, 454, 461, 472.

starts on embassy to Turin, to put an end to further negotiation, 472, 477, 487, 499, 500, 506,

preparations to receive, 515.

Tuscan jealousy of his mission to Savoy, 499.

application to the Doge on behalf of a friend of his and Carleton's, 514.

his reception at Rivoli and Turin;

overwhelmed with attentions;

ill and confined to house;

admits negative nature of his instructions;

his attitude to the Cardinal, 522, 523, 537, 538.

sends nephew to England, to explain the Duke's desire for alliance apart from marriage, 542, 543, 551, 552, 553, 555, 563, 578.

to return viâ Germany and attend Electoral Diet, 542, 551, 559.

Lord Rich leaves;

reported quarrel between them, 543.

advises the Duke to employ the good offices of the “omnipotent” King Philip, 543,

the Duke's annoyance, 551.

recommended by Lord Salisbury in his last letter to the King, 548 note,

loses chance of Secretaryship by his absence abroad, 553.

anxious to depart, 551,

takes leave, 557,

expected in England, 570, 587, 591, 595, 607.

his Secretary (Parkhurst) remains in Turin, 559.

arrives home, his report, 604,

in favour of the alliance, 609,

his arguments, 613,

due to promise of bribe from Savoy, 623;

continues to urge, 646, 667, 669;

sends express to the Duke to announce the Prince of Wales' death, 702;

Gabaleone writes to, 740.

charged with request on behalf of the Duke of Mantua, 741.

anxious to secure English aid for Venice, in event of attack by Turks;

to be sent again to Venice as Ambassador, 816.

visits Foscarini;

his views on Savoyard attack on Mantua, 856.

King James repudiates his Secretary, Parkhurst, 860.

-, -, minutes of audiences of, by Venetian Cabinet, 9, 42, 46, 88, 103, 113, 122.

-, Margaret, wife of Edward, Lord Wotton, 236.

Wreck, law of, 111, 115, 171.

Wright, Henry, inventor, 3 note.

Wriothesley, Henry, Earl of Southampton, declines Special Embassy to Madrid, 398.


York, Duke of. See Charles.

Yorke, —, accompanies Sir Henry Wotton to Turin, 506 note.

Ypres, Bishop of. See Neyen, John.


Zacconi, Father Luodvico, book by, 486.

Zafer Bey, renegade Genoese, 757.

Zanchi, Captain Marco di, 744.

Zane, Zuan Giacomo, Governor General in Crete, instructions to, 133.

Zantani, Alberto, Secretary of the Ten, 739.

Zante, question of contraband from, 9;

Venetian fleet to be reinforced in waters of, 31;

currants exported from, to Amsterdam, 111;

contraband export of currants from, to Turkey, ibid;

cargo of currants from, and owned in, stranded on English coast, 115, 132, 153, 171, 186;

wrecked pirate vessel towed into, 120, 121, 135, 166;

English ship carries Venetian despatches from, 222;

English merchant with house in, 223;

English gentleman's deposition at, 279;

pirates sighted off, 401, 421,

hanged off, 458;

ex-bailo arrives at, 512;

Dutch ship at, 819.

-, deposition dated at, 279.

-, despatches and letters dated at, 26, 108, 120, 121, 135, 158, 203, 222, 223, 224, 225, 237, 268, 282, 297, 298, 303, 313, 395, 406, 421, 512, 819.

-, Governor of. See Donado, Francesco;

Pruili, Michiel.

Zara, 51.

Zealand, inclined to come to terms re transit of goods to Antwerp, 172,

negotiations fall through, 181.

-, Admiral of, to cruise against pirates, 342.

Zen, Francesco, Venetian Governor of Crema, his difficulties touching Sir Dudley Carleton's quarantine, pp. xxix, xxx, 86, 87, 89, 93, 96, 103, 114.

-, -, -, despatches from, to Doge and Senate, 86, 89, 114.

-, -, -, instructions to, 94, 95.

Zengg, Segna, Venetian Governor taken prisoner to, by Uscocks, 617;

Emperor pledged to remove Uscocks from, 801.

Zon, —, Secretary to Senate, notifies Carleton of decision of Doge and Senate in case of Castelvetro, 328.

Zorzi, Alvise, 256.

Zuñiga, Don Baldassare, case of his Secretary cited, 266;

Spanish Ambassador to the Emperor, meets Spinola and Calderon at Cologne, 594, 595, 604.

-, Don Pedro, di, ex-Spanish Ambassador, mischief made by, on his return home, 186, 202;

his embassy alluded to, 334,

religious procession at Embassy House, 451;

special embassy of, to England, p. xi, 480,

receives pension and title of Marquess of Flores d'Avila, 485;

commissioned to propose the Second Infanta for the Prince of Wales, 501,

starts, 503;

to act with the Duke of Bouillon, 516;

not acceptable to King James, as being neither Duke nor Grandee, 524;

the nature of excuses to be made by, explained to King James, and traversed, by Velasco, 529;

delays his departure to avoid meeting the Duke of Bouillon in London, 538;

instructed to hinder English expeditions to America, 550,

to propose marriage of King Philip and the Princess Elizabeth, 553;

in Paris, 560;

lodging prepared for, 563, 570;

the French jealous of, 575;

his reception, 578;

accompanied by Velasco, against his will, to audiences, 578;

his cold reception by King James, 584,

stays on, 585,

received by the King, states Spanish case, 590, 591;

hunts with the King, requests leave to stay some weeks, begins distributing bribes, alleged to have met Spinola in Paris, 594, 595;

heads of his negotiation, 594, 604, 608;

his ill reception, 602, 604, 612,

suspicion as to his intentions, 614, 629;

supplies Jesuits with funds, 630 and note;

makes away with an apostate Spanish priest, p. xvii, 645;

his representations touching Virginia, 647, 665;

ordered to return home, 649,

takes leave, 657,

final insult to, 633 and note;

the Palatine defers arrival to avoid, 663;

King's present to, 668;


nature of his instructions;

bad impression given and received by, 671;

refused permission to take priests with him, 673,

passes through Paris, 697;

real object of his mission, 714;

effect of his report, 734, 764, 786.

Zweibrücken, Deuxponts, Duke of. See John I.