Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 24, 1636-1639. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1923.
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Rabatta, Anton baron von, captain of Gradisca, Baron Rabata :
arrives at Linz and leaves for Gratz, 22.
Rabot. See Talbot.
rackets, game of :
Charles gives up, owing to Scottish troubles, 436.
Radolti, Clement, Aulic Councillor, imperial minister in England :
careless behaviour gives offence, 2, 4
-, remains idle in country, 33, 46.
instructions to, on news of Arundel's misson, 17, 35.
close relations with Oate, 46.
Senneterre points out inactivity of, 54
-, presents letter from emperor, 84.
reports of, 102
-, reports projected French alliance, 117.
takes up cause of Jesuit tutor, 126.
Correr desires visit from, 131.
reports dislike of Charles to break with Austria, 132.
informs king of election of king of Romans, Charles rounds upon, 133.
protests at measures taken for Palatine, 153
-, asks for passports, 155
-, manner of leaving disliked, 156
-, leaves in dudgeon, but has present, 168.
Radzivil, Rasuil, Rassvil, Ratisvil, Prince of :
arrives in London, Palatine takes to king, 566
-, going with Palatine to Hague, 568
-, goes alone to Holland, 570.
Ragusa [Dalmatia] :
English merchants think of moving from, to Spalato, 132, 330, 331, 345, 346, 351, 374.
English trade in cloth with, 329, 330, 338, 345, 436.
submit to consulage when using English ships, 396.
Margarita Costanza sails for, 488.
ships of, run ashore in battle of Downs, 586.
Rainbow, royal ship :
equipped but lacks captain, 60.
sailing for Mediterranean, 436
-, conveys Spanish troops for Flanders, 553n.
Rainsborough, William, commander of the Salee expedition :
sailing of, 252
-, reports composition with pirates, 281, 282.
Rassvil, Rasuil. See Radzivil.
Ratisbon [Bavaria, German Empire], 9 :
emperor pressing for diet at, 7
-, Arundel staying at, 15, 16, 111.
difficulties with England will prevent electors meeting at, 18.
Arundel to see emperor at, 21, 26
-, Arundel leaves, 108, 113, 118.
despatches dated at, 65n, 66, 79, 93, 98, 103, 117, 132.
diet at :
English interest in, 21
-, question of Palatinate to be referred to, 35, 43.
threat if confirms Bavaria in electoral vote, 65
-, election of king of Romans void if Palatine not admitted to, 90.
promise that nothing shall be done to prejudice if Bavaria at, 79.
English sympathies at variance about, 91
-, Palatine's case may be referred to, 108.
doubts about election of king of Romans at, 100
-, Ferdinand chosen at, 117n
-, choice irregular, 182.
Saxony and Brandenburg opposed transfer of electoral vote at, 306
-, Charles owes Brandenburg grudge for action at, 338.
Ratisvil. See Radzivil.
Ray sur Saone [Haute Saone, France] :
Weimar defeats Lorraine at, 247n, 252n.
captures Wolf of Medemblik, 446n.
recruits. See levies.
recusants. See Catholics, English.
Reeve, John, secretary of Lord Fielding :
sent to condole with princess of Mantua, 283
-, reports death of bishop of Mantua, 284.
brings advices to Collegio, 290, 291, 314
-, sent to ask for release of servant, 308.
sent with presents to king and queen, 468
-, return to Venice, 499.
in London to hire ships for West Indies, 595n.
presented by pope to queen, 69.
Report, merchantman :
exports currants from Zante, 452-454.
reprisals. See marque, letters of.
residents. See ambassadors.
increased by monopolies and impositions, 167, 299
-, doubled in fifteen years, 387.
funds to support army by pledging for two years, 497
-, pledged to end of 1644, 545.
incapable of meeting further demands, 551.
Rey, la. See Rye.
Rey, Andreas, de Naglowi, il Rey, secretary of state, Polish ambassador in England :
arrival, king refuses to see, 265
-, vain efforts to get received, 270
-, turns to threats, 273.
affair discussed at Court, 270
-, obtains passport for return, 279.
Oate proposes to visit, 279
-, Oate visits, 282
-, Correr thanked for not visiting, 283.
present at garter celebration, renewed efforts for audience, 288
-, still persists but in vain, 294.
leaves for Holland in disgust, 319, 324
-, Princess Palatine unlikely to receive well, 325.
treats in Holland about Danzig tolls, 343.
instructed to apologise and propose means to restore Palatines, 348
-, proceeding to Denmark, 351.
-, -, secretary of, in England :
treats about Danzig tolls, 343, 350
-, explains Palatine match question to Zonca, 347, 348
-, speaks of marriage with Queen of Sweden, 351.
Rheinfelden [canton Aargau, Switzerland] :
duke Bernard defeats John de Weerdt at, 393n.
Rhine, River :
Bernard of Saxe Weimar marches to cross, 243
-, is hemmed in near, 267
-, his victories near, 388.
Spanish possessions beyond, 486.
Ricaut, Richaut, Peter, Dutch merchant in London :
sends cloth to Ragusa, 338, 346, 436.
sold powder to Cardenas for king, 421n.
Rich, Henry, earl of Holland :
made first gentleman of the bedchamber, 14
-, invites Correr to join king hunting, 46.
at council meeting on Nave case, 168
-, Correr argues with about, 178.
Oate objects to as anti Spanish, 186
-, one of the inner circle of the Cabinet, 209n.
sent Scandaret to Spain for Chevreuse, 385
-, fetches Chevreuse to Court, 404n
-, Chevreuse tries to convert, 417.
appointed to command royal cavalry, 496
-, sent to attack Scots, 550.
sent to see Oquendo's instructions, 581
-, proposed mission to Paris for Palatine, 598.
Rich, Robert, second earl of Warwick :
appeal to king to summon parliament, 124, 125.
accompanies Palatine brothers to Hague, 237n.
petition for the Fishing Association, 581n.
Richaut. See Ricaut.
Richelieu, Cardinal. See Duplessis, Armand.
Richmond, co. Surrey :
king receives Correr at, 128
-, Correr goes to, during progress, 249.
queen staying at, 249
-, young princes going to, 418.
despatches dated at, 250, 252, 257, 260, 262, 264, 266, 270, 272, 275, 279, 282, 283, 289, 293, 295.
Relazione dated at, 308.
Ro. See Roe.
Roberto. See Rupert.
Rocca, Count della, Spanish ambassador at Venice :
intervenes to save rogues from galleys, 40.
to give parity to Venetian ministers, 151, 199
-, first to visit Grimani, 166
-, announces orders upon, 233.
had news of Nave affair, 176
-, but report misleading, 194.
Mendnor takes refuge in house of, 208
-, Fielding cannot be treated differently from, 181.
Fielding's confidences with, 216.
Rochefoucauld, Marie Catherine de, marquise de Senecey, marquise of Senesse :
to censor queen's letters abroad, 260.
Rochelle, La [Charente Inferieure, France], 328 :
duchess of Chevreuse flees towards, 268.
king's debts increased by expedition to, 298.
Spaniards contemplate diversion off, 415
-, French fleet sails from, 425.
Roe, Eleanor lady, wife of Sir Thomas :
efforts for husband's return, 510.
Roe, Ro, Sir Thomas :
writes of king's letters to Arundel and Leicester, 51n
-, letter of Princess Palatine to, 57n.
letters quoted, 59n. 127n. 128n
-, letter of Laud to, 594n.
likely to be sent ambassador to Hamburg, 216
-, a better choice than Anstruther, 401.
may be sent to Cologne congress, 405
-, appointed for Hamburg, 410, 411.
starting, powers of, 412, 413
-, representations of Oldenburg sent after, 417.
reaches Hamburg, sees Denmark at Gluckstat, 429
-, announces intention to finish affair, 431.
report on negotiations, asks for fresh instructions, 439
-, reports make king sanguine, 441.
urges Salvius to take part in Lubeck conference, 455
-, reports fluctuations of negotiations for alliance, 463, 481.
secretary brings despatches, 459
-, on private affairs, 460.
Kurtz informs that Palatine treating with emperor, 461.
object of mission to Denmark, 484
-, recovers jewels pawned to Denmark, 567.
returning to Hamburg to treat of Palatine's affairs, 484
-, can arrange for passport, 502.
might settle about passports with imperialist ministers, 487.
asks leave to return as mission hopeless, 510
-, recall reported, 513
-, not allowed to return, 521.
negotiations for alliance with Denmark, 567, 568
-, settles differences with Denmark, 576.
Roermond, Ruremonde, Rurmonda [Prov. Limburg, Netherlands] :
Cardinal Infant takes, 267, 288.
Roetston (?), John, shipmaster :
takes pictures from Venice for England, 423.
Rogers, John, English envoy to Denmark :
to treat about northern fisheries, 159n.
Rohan, Henry, duke of :
expected to join allies, 7, 45
-, Charles considers more useful in Valtelline, 45
-, and regrets departure from, 225, 226n.
-, duchess of. See Bethune, Margaret de.
-, Louis de, prince de Guemen, Ghimene :
pension assigned to, 405.
Rohan, Margaret de, daughter of Rohan :
proposed marriage to Palatine, 428
-, king intends for Nemours, 429.
Rohan, Marie de, duchess of Chevreuse, 407 :
king blames for queen's treason, 260
-, escapes from France in disguise, 268, 278
-, reported in Jersey, 272
-, reasons for flight, 273.
bent on upsetting Anglo French alliance, 268, 272, 273
-, king and queen fond of, 278
-, expected in England, gentleman sent to meet, 281.
arrives in Spain, 279
-, reception, 295, 320, 341
-, French ministers treating with, 357.
no news of in England, 288
-, royal ship sent for, 353, 357, 371.
intends to go to Flanders, 357, 371
-, not wanted in England, 385.
sends surgeon for Scandaret, 357n
-, letters from received in England, 395.
presents to in Spain, 363, 366, 372
-, king visits in state, 366
-, leaves great impression, 372.
leaving for England with presents, 366
-, preparations for reception, 371, 385.
Spanish resident to sail with, 390, 396
-, Oate impatient for arrival, 396.
reaches England, reception, 404
-, honours to, 407
-, ambassadors visit, 408.
Hopton's departure delayed for, 405
-, brings presents for queen and queen mother, 408.
French efforts to get back, 405, 409, 425, 428, 440, 464, 472, 493, 495, 496
-, disputes because sat before queen, 407, 414, 420, 421, 428, 438.
entertainment of, 410
-, making trouble, tries to convert Holland, 417.
treats for Anglo Spanish marriage, 410, 424, 472, 543, 598.
interprets for Cardenas, 416
-, gets ship for agent of Lorraine, 442
-, intimacy with Spaniards, 464.
entertainment of reduced, 446, 469.
intends to go to Brussels, 469
-, La Valette uses intercession, 473, 477.
Richelieu's offer a trick to lure, 473, 474
-, wants to prolong stay, 493.
intercedes with king for Cardenas, 498, 534
-, frequent conferences with Cardenas, 546, 551.
will not return to France without guarantees, 506
-, pardon reaches, intends to return, 537, 545
-, French suspicions of, 557.
took Princess Mary to mass, 543.
inclined to go to Flanders, 551
-, does not leave, 557
-, pretended negotiations with Lorraine, 560.
Rolandson, Rolanson. See Rowlandson.
Romans, king of the :
diet for election of, 7
-, English negotiations may impede election, 18.
suggested protest against election if Palatine denied vote, 90
-, election may not result satisfactorily, 100.
-, -, See Ferdinand, son of the emperor.
Rome, Italy, 570 :
news from, 267.
English made much of at, 69, 303
-, objections at to giving English traders religious freedom, 149.
Panzani returning to, 97, 119.
expectations at of revival of English Catholicism, 120
-, manuvres to work change in England, 150.
objections to oath of allegiance at, 149.
Austrians want to transfer negotiations to, 254, 274
-, English suspicion of, 279.
advantage of English cardinal at, 272
-, remarkable rapprochement with England, 302.
mission of Prince Eggenberg to, 290.
emperor insists on Austrian supremacy to, 306.
Conn deeply pledged to for conversion of England, 358.
mission of Capuchin de Tresson to, 506
-, Conn leaves for, 572.
Ludovic Stuart going to, and Countess of Arundel, 535.
St. John Lateran, canon of. See Conn, George.
Sala Regia, inscriptions, 149
-, to be restored, 394.
Rome, church of :
negotiations for reunion of Anglican church with, 303.
Roose, Pierre, President Rosa, Rossa, President, president of the Privy council in Flanders :
tries to win over Soissons, 243
-, blamed for not saving duke of Lorraine, 247.
Rosberi, Rosburgh. See Ker, Robert, earl of Roxburgh.
Rossa, Rosa. See Roose.
Rossetti, Count, of Ferrara, papal agent in England :
arrival, presented by Conn, 570.
Rossi, Rosso, Giovanni Battista, ex secretary of the Ambassador Michiel :
arrives in England, hands over cipher, 61
-, going to England, 71.
order of Council of Ten against, 92, 101
-, leaves for Venice, 100.
Rosso, , secretary to the Collegio, 290.
Rostburgh. See Ker, Robert, earl of Roxburgh.
Rothes, earl of. See Leslie, John.
Rotterdam [Prov. South Holland, Netherlands] :
French troops embarked at, 9.
riot of sailors at against English, 50.
Palatine escorted by English fleet to, 240
-, money for Palatine sent to, 419.
ship of, 440n.
mart for trade with Scotland, 547.
Rouen [Seine Inferieure, France] :
arrest of English property at, 329n.
couriers for weather bound at Rye, 340
-, courier robbed near, 351.
Dutch ships taking sugar to, 559.
Rowlandson, Rolandson, Rolanson, Thomas, sometime English resident at Venice :
calls on Correr, 22
-, provided house for Fielding, 202, 203
-, Fielding sent paper to Collegio by, 224.
Roxburgh, countess of. See Ker, Jean.
-, earl of. See Ker, Robert.
Royal Defence, of London, merchantman :
to serve in Palatine's fleet, 173n.
Royal Exchange, merchantman :
exports currants from Zante, 452, 453
-, lands men and money from Spain at Plymouth, 574.
Rueil, Ruel [Seine et Oise, France] :
Augier treats with Richelieu at, 117.
Rufford Abbey, co. Nottingham :
Court at, 44n.
Rupert, Roberto, Prince Palatine of the Rhine :
reason for detention in England, 2
-, hunting with king at Oatlands, 14.
Palatine wants to take away, 67
-, enjoys pleasures of Court, 107.
proposed marriage to Mlle, d' Orleans, 77.
suggested army for Germany, 145, 147, 155
-, to join the Landgrave of Hesse, 161
-, idea given up, 184.
proposed expedition to Madagascar, 184, 188.
prefers delights of Court to arms, 194, 223
-, liberal presents at departure, 234.
accompanies brother to Holland, 234, 237, 247, 248
-, spirited letter to king, 413.
lukewarmness about giving troops to, 294.
fate at Gohfeld uncertain, 467
-, taken prisoner, 469, 580
-, king considers how to free, 473.
proposed exchange of Casimir for, 479, 481, 508, 562, 566
-, Leicester to treat for, 561, 563, 572.
mother writes to Charles about, 481
-, relief that not in custody of Bavaria, 488.
at Linz, considered a charming prince, 513.
Ruremonde, Rurmonda. See Roermond.
Rusdorf, Johann von, Palatine's first councillor :
precedes prince to Holland, 234.
Rye, La Rey, Lary, Larii, co. Sussex :
Conn lands at, 39n
-, Correr weather bound at, 333, 339, 340, 344, 349
-, Hamburg ship wrecked off, 341.
despatches dated at, 334, 341.