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Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 28, 1647-1652. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1927.

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Nani, Giovanni Battista, Venetian Ambassador in France, 71.

recommends Preston's son, 48.

despatches to the Senate, 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 11, 12, 14-9, 23-6, 30-4, 36, 38-40, 42-6, 48, 50-2, 54, 56-61, 63-6.

Naples [Prov. Napoli, Italy] :

Ascham uses insurrection in as illustration, 147
-, English ship taking refuge at, 285, 298
-, Grand Duke sends word of Phœnix affair to, 320
-, two frigates escape from Longone to, 327.

Venetian instructions to representative at, 150.

Viceroy of. See Cabrera;
-, Guevara, Inigo Velez de, count of Oñate.

despatches dated at, 282, 321, 328.

Nassau
-, William of, Prince of Orange, Prince of Wales going to ask help, 50
-, prince staying in house of, 74.

lends ships to prince of Wales, 83
-, grant to duke of York, 84.

Charles II has apartment in palace of, 87
-, gave Charles powerful support, 159.

death of, of small pox, 159.

Navagier, Alvise, commander of the Orso Negro, 114.

Navigation Act
-, Dutch dislike of, 231
-, insist on repeal, 237, 240.

navy, fleet, warships :

decision to keep up for winter, 24
-, likely to intercept Irish levies, 30.

Rainsborough to command, force limited, 24
-, squadron to guard Wight, 40, 42.

demands for pay, 39
-, customs devoted to, 42
-, payment voted for, 80.

engagement with Dutch ships, 45
-, engagements with Rupert, 103.

Rainsborough asks for increase, 46
-, Rainsborough goes north to prevent spread of revolt, 65.

revolt in, for king, 64-6, 68
-, Warwick goes against revolted ships, 76
-, at Goree, 77, 80-1
-, sails away, 82.

decision to keep squadron for winter, 80
-, ships in commission, 102.

money realised from king's property to be used for, 92
-, funds set apart for, 102.

authorised to capture all non parliament ships, 101
-, captures two Dutch ships, 108.

malversation of money for, 115
-, captures prizes from French, 146, 153
-, fails to stop Charles crossing to Scotland, 151.

convoy duty of, 143
-, at Zante, 181.

Rupert captures two ships of, 161
-, pope fears may enter Mediterranean, 203.

talk of junction with Spanish fleet, 164
-, Venetian anxiety about, 181.

ships arming for various duties, 166
-, Venetian fears of, 168
-, not for Turks but for Ocean, 171.

agents of Charles captured by, 177
-, cruising off Normandy, 203
-, squadron off Dunkirk, 231.

English commonwealth depends upon, 187
-, Venetian recognition of power, 213.

strength, and easily increased, 187
-, great efforts to reinforce, 253, 259, 261-2, 270, 272, 280, strength of, 255.

reported offer to Divan against Venice, 211
-, two squadrons expected in Levant, 236.

action with Tromp off Folkestone, 242-4
-, another action expected, 255.

all ships in Thames to drop down to mouth, 243
-, and join fleet, 246, 261.

census of watermen to man, 249.

prizes taken by from Dutch, 253, 276, 279, 291, 307.

squadron sent towards Scotland against fishing fleet, 255, 261
-, reported engagement in North, losses, 265-6
-, reported defeat, 269-70, 273-4.

Ayscue to go to Mediterranean and squadron to replace, 266
-, departure likely to be delayed, 270
-, Senate anxious for news of, 274
-, to be sent, 292, 300, 306.

fresh taxation for, 271, 322
-, cost of, 314.

Blake re-assembling and victualling, 273
-, parliament orders concentration, 283
-, effected, 287, 291.

commissioners to supply and ascertain real state of, 273
-, measures to make good losses, 276.

Dutch ready to offer battle to, 275
-, engagement off Plymouth, 279.

building of new ships for, 276, 287, 297
-, prizes fitted out for, 297.

action at Montechristo, 280
-, blockaded at Porto Longone, 285, 298
-, two escape to Naples, 327.

intercepts French relief for Dunkirk, 284, 286
-, loss of Dunkirk due to, 289.

no news of but eager for fight, 294
-, action off Kentish Knock, 296
-, commissioners' report on, 302.

parliament urged to send squadron to Mediterranean, 298
-, van Galen expects to deal with, 299.

in Downs for repairs, commissioners sent to inspect, 301, 322
-, report of, 302
-, ready for action again, 305.

enquiry upon captains who misbehaved, two executed, ten punished, 302
-, Blake complains of some captains, 322.

squadron detached for Sound, 303.

importance of Denmark to for repairs, 305.

need to keep main body in home waters, 306
-, keeps to ports and sallies out for prizes, 307
-, waiting for prizes and fleet of merchantmen, 312-3.

18 ships selected for Mediterranean, 310
-, considered sufficient, 315
-, 20 expected, 327.

Dutch convoy to protect ships from Bordeaux against, 310
-, political power of, in conjunction with army, 314.

fears about as Dutch in great force, 318
-, action off Dungeness, 321-2
-, losses, 322
-, takes refuge in Thames, 325.

crews taken from merchantmen to man, 325
-, merchantmen detained for service in, 326.

- See also frigates
-, merchantmen
-, ships.

fleet sent after Rupert :

arrives in Tagus, 151
-, intercepts ships coming to Lisbon, 152.

reinforced, Portuguese alarm at, 153
-, great strength, 155.

reported defeat, 154, 157
-, efforts to harm futile, 155.

Spaniards want to succour Bordeaux, 154-5.

capture of Brazil fleet, 157
-, abandons blockade, 160.

at Cartagena, 161
-, French privateers will follow example, 167.

squadron for convoy duty in Mediterranean, 135, 179, 217.

squadron under Penn, expected at Cadiz, 174.

squadron under Hall, affair at Leghorn, 179.

Vice-Admiral of. See Batten, William
-, Rainsborough, Thomas
-, Rich, Robert, earl of Warwick.

Neale, the, Neil, co. Mayo, Ireland, Ludlow takes, 209.

Negroponte, Greek Archipelago :

English and Flemish recognise Venetian admiral in waters of 254.

Neil. See Neale.

Netherlands
-, Dutch, High Mightinesses, Holland, States, United Provinces, Gassion's intelligence with, 19
-, have consul at Venice, 59
-, mediators for peace between Sweden and Poland, 142.

English offer ships and men at lower price than, 233
-, many English have capital in, 260.

Cromwell's position compared to that of Orange in, 268.

1647 :

proposed Turkish mission to, 7.

1648 :

possible alliance with Spain, 42
-, and with England, id.

collision with English at sea, 45
-, refuse audience to Dorislaus, 66.

Prince going to ask help of, 50, 61
-, perplexity of English princes and nobles in, 69.

York escapes to, 58, 59
-, not pleased at arrival, 58
-, York returns to for levies, 72.

Prince back in, wants ships, 73
-, he applies to for funds, 75.

Warwick's intimation to, 76
-, embarrassed by presence of rival fleets, 77
-, steps to prevent conflict, 78, 80
-, Warwick sails away from, 82.

not pleased at Rupert fortifying Helvoetsluis, 81-2
-, release York's baggage, seized for debt, 84.

1649 :

prince urges to try and save father, send embassy, 86
-, offer condolences and congratulations to Charles II, 87-9.

cautious about recognising Charles, 88
-, impartial attitude, 89, 110
-, reported recognition, 91.

petition of Queen of Bohemia to, 88
-, Pauw's report to, 90-1.

commonwealth desires good understanding with, 88, 93
-, Dorislaus to arrange for ambassadors with, 100
-, his fate in, 185, 192, 303.

Charles urges to continue alliance, 93
-, but has not absolute confidence in, 94
-, he fails to get help from, 102
-, thanked by Charles, 105.

alliance with Denmark, 110
-, in way of peace between France and Spain, 118.

1650 :

Commonwealth demands recognition from, 158.

1651 :

news from, 208.

decide on recognition, 172, 193
-, proposed embassy to London, 172
-, talk of alliance with England, 178, 180.

only power praised by Fisher, 192
-, Spain unable to check negotiations with, 195.

pope's fear of league with England, 203-4, 207
-, more inclined for breach, 207.

1652 :

sign truce with England, 217
-, rupture with would be prejudicial to England, 231, 243.

English Council's demands submitted to, 231
-, expected concessions to, 234, 237, 240.

battle may make more ready for adjustment, 243, 245
-, reconciliation expected, 244.

friendly relations with Denmark, 244
-, reported alliance, 260, 264.

breach with affects reinforcements for Ireland, 246, 253
-, can easily make good losses, 276.

inclined to give satisfaction, 248
-, disavow Tromp, 253
-, will not concede all demands, 255.

Swiss urge reconciliation with, 250
-, party favouring friendship with, in England, 260.

clamour in at English captures of ships, 253
-, Blake sails against fishing fleet of, 261.

dependence on England to be shown to, 253, 264
-, precautions against landings by, 259, 322.

war with not taken seriously in London, 260
-, English manifesto blames for war, 262, 280.

English ships warned against, 260
-, better reserves for making good losses, 261.

proposed enquiry about English correspondents of, 261
-, Peters has money invested in, 283.

war with not expected to last long, 262, 264
-, suffering from loss of fishing fleet, 276.

rage in at injury to trade, 263-4, 277
-, worse hit than England by destruction of trade, 266
-, suffer seriously from reprisals, 291, 294.

Spaniards rejoice to see weakened by war, 268
-, Craven working in, against England, 271.

reluctant to begin war but will seize every advantage, 268-9
-, declare war, 275.

commanders at Leghorn, arrangement with Grand Duke, 272.

devote resources to helping Charles, 275
-, order concentration of fleet, 283
-, van Galen's confidence in resources, 293.

precautions against landings in England or Scotland, 276
-, letter from Venice to, against withdrawal of ships, 277.

prints constantly record victories over, 279
-, English chief concern to ruin trade, 297.

manifesto in reply to English, 282
-, tax English with undervaluing power, 287.

Swedish attitude to uncertain, 283, 307
-, greater resources in ships than England, 305.

Peters urges Ayscue not to fight, 283
-, escaped prisoners probably gone to, 288.

English fear of Dunkirk going to, 286
-, apprehension in, caused by war, 304.

French contemplate alliance with, and urge to break with Spain, 290.

offer army to Charles, 293
-, want him to attack in Ireland, 299.

English hopes from differences between Provinces, 294
-, peace sentiments in, 297.

policy of Denmark to, 302-3, 305, 309, 311, 319, 321
-, arrangement with Denmark about Sound, 303
-, Danish policy strengthens, 307.

talk of peace mission to, 311
-, determination to go on with war, 314
-, friends of retained in Council, 317.

goods of S. Salvador believed owned in, 312
-, embassy to enlist Hanse against England, 313
-, Grand Duke wishes to keep in with, 324.

abundant resources in ships, 323.

ambassadors to England in 1652, (Gerard Schaep, Jacob Cats and Paul vander Perre), 225-6, 259-60.

reception, 210
-, first audience, 210-1
-, Council of State to treat with, 213
-, Council answers memorial, 214.

parliament commissioners confer with, 214-5, 224, 239.

good results expected from negotiations, 219, 231
-, embassy to London, 259.

submit Council's demands to States, 231
-, points in dispute with, 234, 237.

to demand repeal of Navigation Act, 240
-, Fleming sent to, 243.

guard to protect, 243
-, question of dismissing, 245
-, leave taking, 255.

condemned Tromp, 245
-, parliament manifesto on negotiations of, 262
-, harsh reception of, 282.

fleet :

action with English off Folkestone, 242-5
-, Ayscue send against, 261.

more ships, 255
-, but less solidly built, 256.

Charles expected to embark on, 261
-, reported distribution, 272.

precautions to prevent blockading Thames, 263
-, possibility of blockade, 322-3.

reported engagement to North, 265, 269
-, particulars of, 269
-, escort of fishing fleet taken, 276.

reported victory, 273-4
-, some doubt about, 274.

operations off English coast, 275-6
-, concentration of, 287
-, apparently shuns encounter, 294.

Fleetwood crosses via Scotland to avoid, 284
-, fails to intercept coal, 310.

winter season source of anxiety to, 292
-, stormy weather may keep quiet, 307.

proposed squadron for Strait, 294
-, strong forces at Strait and Sound, 301, 306.

action off Kentish Knock, badly mauled, 296
-, damage easily repaired, 297, 301
-, not criticised since battle, 304.

appears in force in Downs, 301
-, to seize every opportunity to engage, 302, 305.

squadron for East Indies to destroy English shipping, 301
-, may dispute passage of Strait, 310.

sent to escort ships from Bordeaux, 310
-, coming down Channel in strength with convoy, 315.

appears in great strength near Downs, 318
-, action off Dungeness, 321-2, 325
-, Blake accused of undervaluing, 325.

landing in Kent but driven off, 322
-, expected attack on Wight, 325.

in the Mediterranean :

at Leghorn, tries to stop English ships unlading, 257
-, takes station off the port, 259
-, sails away, 263
-, returns to watch port, 267, 272.

news of, in London, Ayscue to go against, 266
-, reinforcements for, 267, 275, 296, 300, 304, 306
-, concentration in Tyrhennian sea, 271.

makes valuable prizes, 269, 277, 292
-, expected strength of, 272
-, recruits easily obtained for, 295-6.

Senate wishes to be kept informed about, 274
-, ships outsailed, 327.

English too weak to engage, 275
-, strength sufficient, 299.

van Galen takes over command, 277
-, victory at Montecristo, 280.

blockades English in Porto Longone, 285, 295, 327
-, and at Leghorn, 289, 295, 316, 319-21.

-, war with. See war, the first Dutch.

Neusses. See Nieuchese.

Neville, Henry, appointed to confer with Pauluzzi, 290.

Newark, co. Nottingham, reference to, on medal found on Ascham, 194.

Newcastle, marquis of. See Cavendish, William.

Newcastle on Tyne :

peace terms of revived, 17.

parliament busy fortifying, 61
-, Fairfax at, 205.

Newmarket, co. Cambridge :

king taken to, 1
-, king guarded at, 2
-, king leaves, 3.

newspapers. See press.

Nicholls, Anthony, released from Tower, 65n.

Nieuchese, Neusseses, Neusesser, M. de :

commands fleet to relieve Dunkirk, 284
-, Blake engages and defeats, 289.

nobility
-, harshness of parliament to, 266
-, property sold, 271.

Nocfergus. See Carrickfergus.

Noer. See Nore.

Nomisco, Leo, of Zante, farmer of duties on currants, 88.

Nonsuch, warship, rich prizes taken by, 307n.

Nore, Noer, River, Ireland, 134.

Normandy, France :

Court back from, 141
-, danger from Huguenots in, 199
-, English fleet off, 203
-, fear of English landing in, 217.

Northampton, Nurempton co. Northants :

Levellers expelled from, 105
-, punished for receiving Thompson, 106-7.

Northumberland, earl of. See Percy, Algernon.

Northumberland, Nortumbria, merchantman, hired to bring oil from Morea, 194.

Nurempton. See Northampton.