Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 31, 1657-1659. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1931.
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Dalmatia [Yugo-Slavia], Turkish designs on, 148, 153, 183.
Danes. See Denmark.
Danvers, Col. Henry, arrested for complicity in plot, 46.
-, Dutch squadron sailing for, 212.
-, deputy from, mission promoted by Dutch, 233.
-, account of Venetian victory in, 87; referred to, 104, 113, 116, 136.
-, English ship fought on Turkish side at, 106, 116, 130, 136, 167; Northumberland sustained Turkish attack at, 183.
Dartmouth, state ship, in squadron blockading Dunkirk, 43n.
Davalos, Andrea, prince of Monte Sarcio, general of the galleons, offers twelve ships for Spanish navy, 87; ships for Mediterranean to protect merchants against remains of squadron of, 261.
death sentences, Cromwell blames parliament for deciding without consulting him, 4.
Deccan, India, people of assist Dutch against Portuguese, 76.
deliquents. See royalists.
Dendy, Capt. Edward, serjeant at arms, ordered to bring Catholic gentlemen before Council, 105n.
-, proposed mission of Meadowe to, 28, 34, 38, 102, 108; suspended, 43, 52, 65; idea revived, 99.
-, breach with Sweden, question of English policy to, 86; capture of Bremenvord by, 92.
-, would dispute entry of English squadron into Baltic, 86; possibility of rupture with, 99.
-, war with Sweden, 98; king has strained resources of, 101.
-, Cromwell allows ships and goods of to be seized, 116; English rejoice at Swedish successes against, 172.
-, proposed congress for peace with Sweden, 153; concessions wrung from, in peace, 178.
-, victorious advance of Swedes into, 172, 174, 177; King of Sweden invades, 241, 243.
-, minister extraordinary expected from, 217, 229.
-, Dutch declare in favour of, against Sweden, 243; Dutch succour to may cause breach with England, 243–4; Dutch fleet for delayed, 249, 252.
-, England eager for news of Swede's doings in, 265, 267, 279.
-, Meadowe's report favours Swedes rather than, 265; ambassador extraordinary expected from, 296–7.
-, Nieuport assures States that may succour with an easy mind, 266; Dutch succours for, 267, 270, 277–8, 286, 302; Dutch merely desire preservation, 281; Dutch sending deputies to, for adjustment, 302.
-, French may try for adjustment of, with Sweden, 278; English going to try to mediate, 281.
-, in proportion as Dutch commit themselves to, England will come closer to Sweden, 296.
-, former treaty with England referred to, 300; rejoinder to pamphlet on case of, 301.
-, King of. See Frederick III.
-, ships of. See ships, Danish.
-, fleet of, would oppose entry of English squadron into Baltic, 99.
Desborough, Desbero, John, Major General, stout resistance to proposed change of government, 35.
-, Cromwell sees Lambert in presence of, 88; one of leaders of malcontents in army, 257.
diamond, great one for Cromwell's crown, 36; given to Duval, 268.
Diano [Prov. Porto Maurizio, Italy], Majorcans capture English ship lading oil at, 225.
diet, imperial, for choice of emperor, idea of sending minister to, 66.
-, See also Frankfort; Ratisbon.
Digby, George, earl of Bristol, earl Digby, Charles proposes to send on mission to Spain, 2; not yet despatched, 10.
Dixmude, Dismuda [W. Flanders, Belgium], capture reported, 223; claimed by English, 226.
dogs, Faucombridge takes present of, to France, 209.
Dominicans, captured, paraded through London, 54.
Donzella, English ship, at Leghorn, from Indies with muslin, pepper and saltpetre, 250.
Dorat, Giustin, bankrupt at Venice, 239; proceedings against, 241, 244, 246, 258, 272.
Douglas, George, earl of Dumbarton, regiment cut up at Gravelines, 236.
Dover, co. Kent:
-, expeditionary force embarked at, 57.
-, passage from Dunkirk to interrupted, 95; continental letters taken to, from Dunkirk, 112.
Dover, state ship, goes to Leghorn, 225.
Downing, Dounin, George:
-, chosen as resident with the States, 141; instructions being prepared, 141, 143; still waiting for commissions, 149, 151; leaves for Hague, 155.
-, may have instructions for accommodations with Portugal, 146, 149; commissions of, 155.
-, to try and induce Nieuport to accept present, 149; States eager for arrival, 156.
-, Court eager for news of, 163; first audience, splendid reception, 170; reports Dutch decision to defend passage to Baltic, 174.
-, remonstrance to States for granting ships to enemies, 185; to withdraw English capital from Dutch dominions, 266.
-, representation to States about letters intercepted and torn up by duke of York, 251.
-, Montagu's fleet weather bound in, 89; still anchored in, 109; squadron in to watch for Dutch returning from Portugal, 135.
-, fleet off Spain recalled to, 147; fleet under Goodson sails from, 174.
-, Dutch fleet passed through, 217; Montagu seizes 7 Dutch ships in, 224; Montagu joins fleet in, 301.
-, Goodson in waiting to sail, 266; sails from, 267; sails again from, 276.
Doyly, Col. Edward, governor of Jamaica, reports Spanish attack on island, and reprisal on Cuba, 192; to set watch for sailing of treasure fleet, 233; reports repulse of Spaniards at Jamaica, 253.
Draperis, dragoman of England, 187, tells Ballarino of difficulty of refusing ships to Turks, 166; Ballarino urges attention to question, 167.
Drummond, Colonel, commissioned to raise levy of Scots for Portugal, going to Lisbon, 86.
Druthen. See Trondhjem.
Dublin, Ireland, governor of. See Hewson, Col. John.
Dumbarton, earl of. See Douglas, George.
Dunbar, battle of, annual thanksgiving for, 108; Cromwell died on anniversary, 242.
Dunes, battle of the, report of, 212; 212; account of, 213–4; losses at, 214; defenders of Dunkirk discouraged by, 216.
Dunkirk [Nord, France], 271.
-, news from, 249.
-, squadron leaves to escort ships from Indies, 5; passage from interrupted, 95.
-, Scots for France land at, to serve Charles, 6; English gentleman held to ransom at, 96.
-, Zeelanders fly flag of, 24; blockade prevents raiders returning to, 47; English to maintain blockade, 51.
-, powerful squadron stationed off, 43, 51; blockade of, 95.
-, England to help France recapture, 51; English troops expected to serve against, 52; Anglo French agreement aimed against, 60, 95.
-, English prisoners at, proposed exchange, 54.
-, Barkman sails towards, 98; posts diverted from, 112.
-, Montagu takes station off, with fleet, 111.
-, French army advances to blockade, 111; decision to lay formal siege to, 112, 114.
-, not interest of France to hand over to English, 112; promised to Cromwell by treaty, 133.
-, French designs on manifest to all, 113; presence of Don John, King Charles, etc. at arouses suspicion, 126.
-, Mardike less difficult to storm than, 113; to be attacked after fall of Mardike, 115; not aspired to, for the moment, 117; more reason to fear attack than Mardike, 155, 186.
-, advantage of Mardike for blockading, 117; sally from against Mardike, 126; intention to make frequent sorties from, 128.
-, dead and wounded from Mardick taken to, 127; formally besieged, 203, 206; reinforcements sent to, 211.
-, French king trying to postpone attack on, 195; forts on channel of, taken, 203; Louis visits camp to stimulate siege of, 204, 215.
-, Dutch dread of English occupation of, 206, 211, 214, 220; measures to prevent Dutch introducing supplies into, 212.
-, taking not so easy as expected, 208; sortie from, French lose heavily, 211.
-, Spanish army advancing to relieve, 211, 213; battle fought near, 212, 216; defeat will discourage defenders, 214.
-, Spaniards realise dire consequences of loss of, 213; defenders discouraged, parley, surrender expected, 216; surrender, 219.
-, gunpowder and other supplies introduced into, 217.
-, question of consignment of, 219; terms of capitulation circulated in London, 220; consigned to Lockhart, he promises to maintain privileges, 222.
-, mixed feelings in France about, 219; Boreel much stirred about, 223; Servien defends French action about, 229.
-, troops sent to garrison, 219, 222, 231; form of oath prescribed for, 228.
-, merchants rejoice at capture, 219; Lockhart scrupulously observes capitulations, 227; Lockhart issues proclamation at, fixing values of money, 228.
-, English occupation of involves alteration of Nieuport's instructions, 229; French might use opportunity of Cromwell's death to seize, 245.
-, English propose tax at, on all ships passing, 235; English treat Catholics well at, 247.
-, sickness rife in garrison, great mortality, 236, 239.
-, reinforcements sent from to seige of Gravelines, 238; garrison of harasses enemy with raids, 246.
-, French expected great advantages after consignment of, 245; pope's ill opinion of Mazarin for handing over, 247; dangers from English possession of, 268.
-, new protector proclaimed at, 249; Lockhart leaves for Paris, 257; Lockhart back at, 259, 266.
-, successful cattle raid from, people delighted, 249; troops at rob peasants one market day, 267; further lack of discipline at, 267.
-, troops constantly being sent to, 252; English not content with, 287; sole advantage from war, and a burden, 291.
-, Lockhart complains that French contribute nothing from country contributions to pay of garrison at, 270.
-, Lockhart asks for money to pay garrison, 271; he takes 6000l. for, inadequate, 283.
-, governor of, English. See Lockhart, Sir William.
-, -,Spanish. See Bad, Guillaume, marquis of Lede.
-, ships of corsairs of, privateers of, Dunkirkers:
capture of William by, 17; serious depredations by, 43, 47, 95, 107.
activities curtailed by blockade, 51; constantly slipping out, 107.
fear that Melo captured by, 70; raid of, on Quex, 95–6.
large warship captured, 90; take English ships in Mediterranean, 150.
Dunn, Thomas, master of the Thomas, 163n.
Duplessis, Armand, Cardinal Richelieu, English ambassadors never met, 25.
-, seigneur. See Besançon, Bernard de.
Dutch. See Netherlands.
Duval, Sir Gustavus, Swedish envoy to England:
-, has audience, mission of condolence and congratulation, 258; was travelling in Flanders for pleasure, 263–4; has not character of ambassador, 264; took leave, present to, 268.
-, goes in squadron for Sound, 267; driven back, in Maidstone, 283.