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Calendar of State Papers Relating To English Affairs in the Archives of Venice, Volume 38, 1673-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1947.

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P

Paderboro. See Mordaunt, Henry, earl of Peterborough.

Padua [Prov. Padova, Italy], 159n, 416.
-, decision to fetch Norfolk from, 216, 223; Finch's sojourn at, 273.

-, Rectors of, 273.

-, Reformers of the University, 273.

Paets, Adriaan, Dutch ambassador in Spain, assurances given to, but not satisfied, 41–2; announces peace with France, 57; urges war on France, 231.

Palatinate, German Empire, 276.
-, ravaged by Turenne, 277.
-, troops in, 364.

Palatine, the elector. See Charles Louis.

-, prince. See Rupert.

palio, run at Modena, 135.

Palmer, Charles, or Fitzroy, king's natural son by Barbara. Villiers, made duke of Southampton, 444.

pamphlet, against York, 200.

papal nuncios. See under ambassadors.

Papenburgh of Enkhuizen, Dutch E. Indiaman, captured and sent to Charles, 96; reported value, 100, 108; ease of goods from, 441–2.

papists. See Catholics, English Roman.

pardon, general, granted by king to his ministers, 162.

Paris, 5, 8, 20, 26, 50, 109n, 433n, 452, 464, 497.
-, despatches dated at, 19, 30–1, 34, 37, 41, 51, 75, 79, 82, 90, 99, 120, 127, 154, 160–1, 168, 173, 175, 180, 198, 204, 209, 212, 218, 225, 231, 235, 237–8, 240, 242, 245, 248–9, 251, 256, 266, 268, 276, 284–5, 292, 301, 315, 319, 323, 325, 355, 376, 387, 397, 400, 406, 409, 415, 419, 425, 436, 438, 446, 455, 458–9, 462, 468, 474, 479, 484, 487, 493–4.
-, Spragge leaves for, 10.
-, Peterborough to await Gascoign's report at, 30: Peterborough at, 36.
-, Louis returns to, 71–2, 144; princess of Wurtemberg in, 118; princess of Mantua going to, 126; she leaves, 178, 180.
-, duchess of Mantua at, 178.
-, Louis XIV driven out of, 203.
-, Spaar leaving for, 300, 303, 466, 469, 485.
-, unsuitable for peace negotiations, 314.

-, Arsenal, quarters for Mary of Modena at, 160.***

-, Bastille, 154.

-, Parlement, 353, 403.

parliament, the Chambers, 189, 244, 281, 375.
-, king encouraged to impeach Clarendon, 368.
-, 1673:
-,-, king wishes to be forearmed for, 2; likely to prevail over, 4; king expects to overawe and get supply from, 9–11.
-,-, difficulty of getting money from, 3, 4, 11; re-assembles, king's speech to, 13.
-,-, Arlington thinks will not be difficult about the war, but only about religion, 13.
-,-, Louis sanguine of humbling Dutch if Charles supplied by, 18; granted king more money than any of his predecessors ever had, 22.
-,-, seeks pretexts to delay money grants, 20; king urged to yield to, because need of money urgent, 27.
-,-, king urged to dissolve but fears position may be worsened, 22, 25; believed that king means to raise money and then dissolve, 28.
-,-, king likely to make final attempt with, before dissolving, 23; government exposed to caprices of, makes universal claims, 25; way demand further concessions, 29.
-,-, king gives way to, rejoicing over, 28; York and followers would like punished, 29.
-,-, king will not reassemble except in extreme necessity, 28; likely to be adjourned at Easter, 32.
-,-, French opinion about, 30; Holland profits by difficulties with, 32; compelled king to make peace with Dutch, 361.
-,-, Clifford promised to tell king way to get money without, 33; money needed from to equip fleet, 35.
-,-, adjourned till October, 33; unprecedented agitation continues after adjournment, 40; king conscious of disgraceful retreat before, 56.
-,-, royal authority suffering from wound inflicted by, 37; king expected to retract all concessions at reassembling of, 43; king apologises for yielding to, 69.
-,-, members hint at barring York from the crown, 43; York free from scrutiny of, at sea, 56.
-,-, king's plan to get better of, 56; Arlington joined Shaftesbury against king in, 73.
-,-, private conferences of members, arrange for great explosion, 68; troops at Blackheath meant to overawe, 79.
-,-, grievance at commands being given to foreigners, 76; stronger attack on York by expected, 77.
-,-, expected to meet before October, 83; dangerous for king to continue war without, 106.
-,-, expects to force king to leave management of money to, 83; Ormonde offers considerable grant by, if king will remain united with, 84.
-,-, French view of king's surrender to, 86; ill success of fleet spoils king's prospects with, 91.
-,-, king will avoid recalling, rich prize may make unnecessary, 97; will only judge war by the result, 100; French partisans fear being called to account by, 106.
-,-, unable to understand reasons for French alliance, 106; Spaniards hope for advantage from meeting of, 117; fear of interfering with French match for, York, 122.
-,-, troops at Yarmouth intended to overawe, 120.
-,-, desire to complete Modena match before meeting of, 126; opening at time of bride's arrival, 129; will introduce bill to stop York marrying a Catholic, 130.
-,-, apprehensions of Court inincreased by approach of, 128; king in panic about, 138.
-,-, Modena marriage must be approved in, 132–3; bride likely to arrive in London before meeting of, 134.
-,-, will refuse supplies for continuing the war, 143–4; ministers twill use to force king to abandon France, 155.
-,-, ministers, by advocating disarming, make king subject to, 144; king expects to gain by manipulation of, 155.
-,-, king does not wish for stir about bride's chapel, at opening of, 155; opened, prayers omitted, attack on Modena marriage, 161; fear of fresh outbreaks from, 173.
-,-, cabalists in try to create general confusion for own profit, 162.
-,-, reassembles, 168; proposed exclusion of papists from, 169.
-,-, king fears may fare worse by dissolving, 169; consternation of Court at attitude of, 173n.
-,-, with supplies from, king could destroy Dutch trade, 170; Shaftesbury offered money from if king would re-marry, 177.
-,-, Ruvigny and Grammont to go to Court about, 173; York presses Colbert for money to save king from, 177.
-,-, people disheartened at prorogation of, 174; dangerous for king to dissolve, 192.
-,-, king urged to dissolve, 174; king refuses to dissolve, but prorogues, 175; York criticises prorogation, as ineffective, 176.
-,-, Colbert's dread of next session of, 178, 187; French attitude to, 179.
-,-, arrival of Mary of Modena expected to soothe, 180.
-,-, Shaftesbury offers king reconciliation with, 183; king will get no money from, unless breaks with France, 185.
-,-, Ruvigny offers subsidy if king dissolves, 183; York urges acceptance of offer, 184.
-,-, ministers more anxious to appease than to serve king, 187; Lauderdale left to avoid impeachment by, 189.
-,-, Council considers prorogation, decides to summon, 187; proclamation for reassembling, 192.
-,-, king hopes to saddle with onus of precipitate peace, 187; Spain encourages opposition to war, 190.
-,-, loyal subjects hope extravagant demands will cause king to dismiss, 192; king hopes to influence against Dutch, 194.
-,-, Dutch holding back answer till meeting of, 194; Colbert reports excesses of, 195n.
-, 1674:
-,-, bias of about the war and succession, 196; means to force king to break French alliance and make peace with Dutch, 198.
-,-, trouble in Scotland likely at first stir of, 197; rises for anniversary of Charles I, 210.
-,-, king addresses and asks for supply, 198; speeches of king and lord keeper have little effect on, 202.
-,-, Colbert expects to oppose alliance with France, 199; French opinion about, generous remittances to enable king to rid himself of, 204.
-,-, king's policy with, has not done enough to justify prorogation, 203; king urged to dissolve, 206; Ormonde and Arlington suggest proroguing, 211.
-,-, petitions king for fasts and prayers, 205; attempt to convince that Dutch are the obstacles to peace, 209.
-,-, effort to make ministers dependent on, 206; voted treason to raise money without act of, 216, 220, 232.
-,-, attitude and Dutch peace offer, 210, 212; king only desires approval to justify betrayal of France, 211; Lockhart excuses king's action by reference to, 217.
-,-, pleased that king continues to need them, 211; king expected to prorogue after peace, 216.
-,-, Ruvigny produces memorial for, 211; the memorial, 215.
-,-, may deprive York of wardship of daughters, 212; power to alter succession denied, 221.
-,-, king sees that bent on peace, 214; informs king of vote for peace, 215; king announces peace to, 218.
-,-, Arlington accused of bribing members, 215; Buckingham induces to tear up French treaty, 227.
-,-, some blame for opposition to war, 218; cry at opening for breaking French alliance, 219.
-,-, king informs of shortage of capital ships, 220n; king said to have made peace to please, 232.
-,-, king means to refute report that only wants,to get money, 220; business of, 229.
-,-, declared Elizabeth ineligible for the crown, 221; members of will take credit of peace, 236.
-,-, rivalry of Buckingham and Arlington in, 227; prorogation restores prestige of ministers, 233.
-,-, discusses importation of Irish cattle, 229; prorogued, 232.
-,-, probable explanation by members of dismissal, 232; prorogation annuls all acts of the session, 233.
-,-, York said to have advised dissolution, 232; French pleased at news of dissolution, 235.
-,-, Catholics accuse Fresno of promoting troubles in, 234; Spanish consideration of attitude of, 251; Fresno's influence with, 254.
-,-, offer of nonconformists to king to dissolve, 243, 253; Catholics expect renewal of persecution by, 257.
-,-, trade discussed in, 253; king hopeful of getting money from, 263.
-,-, king may find more tranquil if relieved about Spain, 254; king expected to reassemble, 257; Fresno urges re-assembling, 260–1; but cannot hasten, 277.
-,-, effort to prevent trouble in next session of, 262; Spain expects to act in her favour, 267, 276, 288; espouses interests of Spain, 269; Fresno's chief task to win, 302.
-,-, question of king's dependence upon, 267; will settle question of treatment of Catholics, 270.
-,-, ministers fear charge from of partiality to France, 267; king not tempted by liberal grants from for war with France, 275.
-,-, Catholics a battle ground between king and, 268; will only pass trifling act to quiet the mob, 279.
-,-, king wants to arrange peace before meeting of, 275; king decides to reassemble, 279.
-,-, ministers glad Fresno going, because of, 283; ministers fear of being called in question by, 287.
-,-, will not venture to attack king, if in funds, 283, 291; forced king to break with France, 307.
-,-, contests king's dispensing power, 288, 293; may make trouble about Burnett, 294.
-,-, Court preparing to resist moves to pledge king to allies, 291; probable agitation about navy in, 292.
-,-, fear of passing act against foreign manufactures, 296; loss of customs would make king more dependent on, 312.
-,-, king prorogues, 297, 314; advised by York, 298; formal meeting of, 314.
-,-, object of ministers to pacify, 300, 306; one of the factions, begging rewards, dagger in hand, 319.
-,-, probable outcry in about Dutch sea supremacy, 302.
-,-, king promised compliance if breaks with France, 307; interest in trade with France, 314.
-,-, Fresno encouraged disunion in, 320; attack on Lauderdale, 324–5, 330.
-,-, proposals to nonconformists with respect to, 327, 331; bishops try to win support in, 330.
-, 1675:
-,-, and the borough, 338; Shaftesbury the oracle of, 346.
-,-, influence of nonconformists on, 346; their efforts to get king to assemble, 348.
-,-, Spanish policy to constrain king through, 348; they want peace negotiations during session of, 356.
-,-, efforts to postpone meeting of, 350; might delay Burnett's pardon, 359.
-,-, York accused of intention to reduce powers, 353; York accuses Lauderdale and Danby of currying favour with, 358.
-,-, king may forget French alliance if grants money, 356.
-,-, one of the parties, in England, 358; repents of peace with Dutch, 361.
-,-, Presbyterians threaten to attack Lauderdale in, 359; York's marriage articles not ratified by, 362.
-,-, Ronquillo will reveal secret to, 362; lampoon on king's speech to, 366.
-,-, Lambeth exceeded severity of, 363; proposed petition of Catholics to, 372.
-,-, plan to eject popish peers from, 363; York does not think himself safe from, 371.
-,-, king's plan for majority in, 367; king urged to prorogue, 371; expected to meet, 375.
-,-, Scots incite members to attack Lauderdale in, 372.
-,-, reported intention to move queen's divorce, 372.
-,-, Catholics despair of justice from, 373; York would like a new, 391.
-,-, king expected to do without, when in funds, 380; Dutch give up negotiations with, 384.
-,-, nonconformists expect toleration at next session, 381.
-,-, Ruvigny staying to watch preparations for session, 383; French apprehensive about, 387.
-,-, Spaniards hope will compel king to side with them, 383; they mean to consult, 384.
-,-, members arriving from country, 384; blind rage against the Court, 385.
-,-, Spaniards induce Dutch to renew negotiations with, 385; Spanish opinion of king's handling of, 388; Spain hoping for help through, 400.
-,-, position before reassembling, 390–1; country tired of, 392.
-,-, king has not courage to dissolve, 392; king would dismiss if Louis granted loan, 397n.
-,-, opening, king's speech, 392, 394; king's patience with but threatens to dissolve, 394.
-,-, proposed new oath for members, 393, 398; not to exclude peers from, 403.
-,-, Ruvigny reports commotion among members, 396; king might not mend matters by dissolving, 399; Ruvigny encouraging king to resist, 403; offers support against, 404.
-,-, impressed by danger of French overrunning Flanders, 399; efforts to force king to war with France, 419.
-,-, hopes that obstinacy of may influence Court, 399; members fear king may dissolve, 402; many want to force king to do so, 409; question of dissolving or proroguing, 412.
-,-, French confidence that king will resist, 406; French hope that storm threatened by has passed, 415.
-,-, Spaar waiting to hear resolutions of, 406; Venetian desire to hear about, 408.
-,-, Danby advises king to adjourn, 413; bishops fear nonconformists would gain seats in a new, 416.
-,-, Ronquillo too late to start dealings with, 413; he opens chapel for Catholics despite interest to please, 418; he is impatient for reassembling, 437, 440.
-,-, prorogation of, 419, 424; Ruvigny pleased at, van Beuningen grieved, 426.
-,-, king considering expedients for settling differences in, 421; he shows his feeling about disorders in, 431.
-,-, Dutch hoped would further interests, 426.
-,-, members complain of Court's intelligence with France, 428; allies try to make France more odious to, 440.
-,-, arrested barristers released immediately after prorogation, 432.
-,-, efforts to win over members, 432; question of further prorogation considered, 452.
-,-, can be freely criticised, 438; gives Sarotti fresh occasions for expense, 473.
-,-, desires relief of Dutch from war, 450; desire to start congress before can interfere, 461.
-,-, to reassemble, to get fresh money from, 452; members begin to arrive in London, 463.
-,-, French fear of Spanish action at meeting of, 455; the younger Ruvigny's mission connected with, 461; Ronquillo's hopes from, 467.
-,-, reopened, king's speech, 466; thanks for postponed, a bad sign, 471.
-,-, France not afraid of forcing king to hostile action, 468, 473; king preoccupied with, 469.
-,-, some would like to force king to dissolve, 476, 482; discords may give king motive for, 490.
-,-, French dubious about results of, 477; Ruvigny's report upon, 479.
-,-, uproar in stops progress, 483; in constant session, 485.
-,-, votes examination into state of the country, 485; Luzancy petitions against St. Germain, 486.
-,-, of one mind about recalling troops serving France, 488; prorogation of great advantage to France, 492–3.
-,-, alliance with France alternative to satisfying, 488; king in dilemma about, 490.
-,-, Lords propose to petition for dissolution, 491; king prorogues, 492; opinions about, 495.

-, See also Commons, House of; Lords, House of.

Parma [Prov. Parma, Italy], news from, 143.

-, state of, Modena party travel through, 134.

-, House of, relations with Modena, 119.

-, duke of. See Farnese, Ranuccio II.

-, princesses of. See Farnese, Maria Magdalena and Catarina.

Paston, Sir Robert:
-, farmer of glass duties, 14, 38, 222n, 246.
-, created viscount Yarmouth, 91.

-, -, Margaret daughter of, married to Alberti, 38n, 91n.

Patrick, Father. See Maginn.

Paulet, Charles, lord St. John, introduced Liberty of the Subject bill, 229n.

-, Charles, marquis of Winchester, protests against new oath, 401.

peace, between England and Dutch, 231.
-, Dutch intimate readiness for, 8; English opinion about, 47; England will not listen to without France, 85.
-, Buckingham advocates acceptance of Dutch offers, 101; offers renewed, 205.
-, Dutch offers for, 106–7, 191; Fresno urges acceptance of, 138; and enemies of France also, 155.
-, letter of States, to king, to show desire for, 169; parliament wants king to show that Dutch are not averse from, 173; Finch says they are, 198.
-, York advocates forcing on Dutch by war, 175; considered in Council, 187.
-, attitude of parliament causes impression that may be advisable, 179; both king and Dutch listen to on compulsion, 188.
-, Fresno intervenes with threat of war, 187–8; Arlington's comments on, 190–1; he says Dutch averse from, 194.
-, king tries to show that Dutch averse from, 192; Fresno says king will not make without France, 194.
-, parliament means to force on king, 198; king may be said to have made to please parliament, 232.
-, king says a good fleet the best way to obtain, 198; king's decision about awaited, 205.
-, Fresno sees reason for not precipitating, 199; but urges, 200; makes rapid progress, 214.
-, king hesitates about, 207; king informs parliament of Dutch offer of, 210–1.
-, feeling about, 210; parliament's reply about causes surprise, 211; parliament informs king of vote in favour of, 215.
-, Ruvigny's efforts to prevent, 211, 214, 217; Lockhart represents need for his king to accept, 212, 217; France recognises king's motives for yielding to pressure over, 224.
-, country desires impatiently, 214; fails to tranquillise people or expel suspicion, 219.
-, account of manner of the negotiations, 214; terms of, 218.
-, object to sign treaties at the Hague, 215; concluded and to be signed, 216.
-, king expected to prorogue parliament after signing, 216; king appoints commissioners for, 218.
-, treaty, the sole work of Fresno, 216, 263; his activities over, 218–9.
-, Sylvius sent to Hague for ratification, 219; Fresno sends to Hague to anticipate him, 228; ratification arrives from Holland, 232.
-, king informs parliament of ratification, 232; proclaimed in London, rejoicings, 235.
-, king made, to live in quiet, 232; members of parliament will claim credit of, 236; king's interests prejudiced by, 277.
-, articles printed in London, people consider disadvantageous and provisional 239; England beginning to repent of, 246.
-, does not dispel hostility between English and Dutch, 241; caused greatest confidence in Spain, 242; Godolphin helped to forward, 248, 256.
-, English serving in France not considered infringement of, 242.
-, congratulations on, 250; confidence shown to Spain over, 251; Fresno's reply to congratulations on, 301.
-, Dutch reasons for making, 271; England's concern to prevent Dutch boasting about, 318.
-, proclamation for observance of, 302; Monterey's action responsible for, 320.

Pearson, John, bishop of Chester, king's letter to, 317n; reply of, 337n; at Lambeth conference, 354; accepts decision tacitly, 357.

Peck, Serjeant, Commons order arrest, 415n.

Pedro, Don, prince regent of Portugal, the Infant, sends ships to help English, by secret arrangement, 104; likely to agree to Melo being chamberlain as well as ambassador, 443.

peers, party of, confederate peers, 371.
-, in dealings with nonconformists, 349, 390.
-, meeting of with members of parliament, 353; swear revenge on Lauderdale for action with bishops, 359; not unanimous about continuing war against the Court, 363–4; stress need of coming to terms with Court, 384.
-, Lauderdale and Danby try to conciliate, 366, 375; likely to unite in project to give quiet to kingdom, 376.
-, some urge Presbyterians to join Anglicans, 381; support toleration, 391.
-, give assurances to York, 391; persist in efforts for toleration, 413.

Pemberton, Serjeant, Commons order arrest, 415n.

Peñaranda, count of. See Bracamonte, Gaspard de.

Peneguiao count of. See Sa e Menezes, Joao Rodriguez de.

pensions, proposal to suspend, 495; amount of, 496.

pepper, Levant Co. exports, 461.

Pepys, Samuel, secretary to the Admiralty, statement to Commons about fleet, 402.

Pera, Constantinople. Vigne of, despatches dated at, 247, 260, 273.

Peterborough, bishop of. See Henshaw, Joseph.

-, earl of. See Mordaunt, Henry.

Pett, Phineas, Woolwich built by, 450n.

Petty, Sir William, collection of Irish revenues granted to, 454.

Philip, duke of Orleans, Monsieur, hint of princess of Modena as bride for, 118; visits Mary of Modena, 167.

-, -, daughter of. See Anna Maria.

Philip William, duke of Neuburg, Nayburg, Neoburgh, 52n, 59, 408, 410, 427.
-, French suggest proposing daughter for York, 30–1; courier about marriage treaty with, 71; treaty broken off, 73, 98; French upset about, 129; reported fresh negotiations with France, 435.

Philippine, Filippine [Prow Zeeland, Netherlands], 51.

Philippsburg [Baden, German Empire], garrison harasses Palatinate, 460.

Piacentine, apprentice, 159.

Piacenza [Prow Piacenza, Italy], 131, 143.

pictures, presented to Dangeau and Peterborough, at Modena, 135.

Piedmont [Italy], Louis expecting troops from, 160.

Pierrepont, Henry, marquis of Dorchester, to command a regiment, 9n; and penal laws, 357.

Pietton, river, 282.

Pignoranda. See Bracamonte, Gaspard de, count of Peñaranda.

Pilchinton, —, merchant, 46.

Pirano [Prov. Istria, Italy], German troops sent back to, 453n.

pirate, a Dutch, captured and sent to London, 279, 280.

-, near Messina, captures English ship, 307.

Pisa [Prov. Pisa, Italy], Finch at, 152n.

pitch, 496.

Piterbero, Pitterborough. See Mordaunt, Henry, earl of Peterborough.

Platt, Mr., 159n.

plenipotentiaries for peace congress:
-, English, weather bound, 51, 53; cross the sea, 55; arrival delayed, 75, 88; ordered to persist, 106; instructions for, 194.
-, -, want question of India trade settled first, 207.
-, -, efforts with French for peace, 208; returning, 254, 257, 259.
-, Arlington complains of Spanish and imperial hanging back, 67.
-, those of Austria and England needed for peace, 87.
-, Swedish mark time, to avoid declaring themselves, 122.
-, instructions for French, 231.
-, those of France, England and Sweden withdraw after seizure of Furstenberg, 244n.

-, See also under ambassadors.

Plymouth, co. Devon, proposed royal visit to, 264, 268.

Plymouth, royal navy, at Cadiz, 74n.

Po, River, 110.

Poggio a Cajano, Poggio Accaiano [Prov. Firenze, Italy], 158.

Poix, prince of. See Crequy, Charles de.

Poland, emperor occupied with, 188.

-, king of. See Sobieski, John.

Pomerania, German Empire, 277.
-, Swedish troops in, 288, 306; Brandenburg's hopes of conquering, 320; Swedish reverses in, 477n.

Pomponne, Pompona, seigneur de. See Arnauld, Simon.

pope, veneration of house of Este for, 148; and the temporal power, 202.

-, See also Clement X; Honorius III; Innocent X; Urban VIII.

popery. See Catholicism.

Porte. Sir Turkey.

Porter, Charles, barrister, Commons order arrest, 415n.

-, Major Thomas, sent to Velasco, 365; goes with Velasco to Brussels, 377; reports flag incident with Ostender, 386.

Portiuncula [Sta. Maria dei Angeli, Assisi, Italy], queen comes to London for indulgence of, 443.

Portland, co. Dorset, Barbary corsairs off, 453n.

portrait, of the prince of Orange, 293.

Portsmouth, co. Hants, 236, 453n.
-, ships of fleet ready at, 38, 41; French squadron expected at, 42, 47.
-, French fleet to take in stores at, 49.
-, queen going to meet bride, 138; king's visit to, 264, 268, 270, 424, 431, 433.
-, ship to take Fresno from, 281.
-, Narborough sailed from, 300n.
-, Royal James built at 424n; launched at, 433.

-, duchess of. See Querouaille, Louise de.

Portsmouth, royal navy, with Narborough, 480.

Portsmouth, yacht, king goes to trial of, 259; Porter crossed in, 386n.

Portugal, 12.
-, Florence proposes to open silk trade with,78.
-, ships of, in Texel battle, 104.
-, Hailes claims consulage on goods from, 332.
-, queen ready to retreat to, 392.

-, prince regent of. See Pedro. Don

Possonia. See Pressburg.

Postilion, of Dover, 372n.

Powle, Henry, member for Cirencester, ? Possel, suggests omission of prayers, 161.

Presbyterians:
-, said to have burned crucifixes and sacred images, 30; monarchy falling to ruin through intrusion of, 31.
-, king fears hostility, in parliament, 169; disturbances in Scotland caused by, 189, 271; in open rebellion, 197.
-, offer king money to dissolve parliament, hope to secure benefices, 243.
-, demand reinstatement of pastors in Scotland, 271; supplied with arms by Dutch, 277; troops sent against, 278.
-, in England some parleying with York, 279; parleying with Lauderdale, offer to king, 307; expectations, 308.
-, in Scotland, will fail without help from England, 279.
-, Orange in correspondence with, 310; Alberti told of plans of, 311; leader of, confidant of Alberti, 321.
-, wealth and intelligence would bring preferment for, bishops oppose, 312; bishops unwilling to share preferment with, 317.
-, York coquetting with, 316; representations to, in York's favour, 316–7, 327.
-, gaining ground, petition for general pardon, 318; one of the factions, 319, 358.
-, king may bargain with about innovations and succession, 318–9; dealings with king and York, 346, 348, 358, 367.
-, Bristol sect mostly, 324; threaten attack on Lauderdale, 359.
-, dealings with peers, 349; proposed exemptions from penalties, to dominate Court, 363; proposed fusion with the bishops, 366, 375, 390; difficulties of, 376.
-, king kept apart from episcopalians, 366–7; proposed union with them, 381.
-, conventicle of, raided, 376; at mercy of pursuivants, 381.
-, ready to co-operate for king's satisfaction, 381, 384; intentions at reopening of parliament, 390–1.
-, oppose motion for new oath, 397; overrated their powers, 401.
-, bishops fear would gain seats in new parliament, 416; would like to deprive bishops of authority and revenues, 476.

Pressburg, Possonia [Slovakia], 24.

Prestard, John, merchant, 46.

priests:
-, bill introduced for banishing, 25; proclamation banishing, 29, 32; foreign ministers ask to retain, 35; withdraw to houses of leading Catholic gentry, 43.
-, Coventry wishes to revive pursuivants against, 37; king hardly prevailed upon to refuse, 40.
-, Senate enjoins prudence about, 42, 66.
-, parliament wants banished from London, 169; queen's employment of English, questioned, 220, 229; prorogation relieves, 233.
-, reported interference of Flanders nuncio with, 229.
-, reward offered for denunciation of, 261–2, 268; has no effect, 269, 270.
-, proclamation for banishment, 268, 270–1, 359, 368; in hiding everywhere, 291; condemned as traitors, 293; fresh proclamation suggested against, 354.
-, course with Burnett will make safer, 307.
-, desirable to have bishop over, 429; do more harm than good by irregular behaviour, 487.

Prince, royal navy, disabled at Texel battle, 98, 99.

Privy Council. See Council.

Privy Seal, the lord. See Annesley, Arthur, earl of Anglesey,

proclamations:
-, banishing priests and Jesuits, 29, 31–2, 368.
-, forbidding the wearing of foreign silk, 77.
-, forbidding Catholics to approach the royal presence, 179, 183.
-, summoning parliament, 192.
-, banishing Catholics from London, 201.
-, parliament desires, for fasts and prayers, 205; proposed, for toleration, 318.
-, restricting service with foreign powers, 254.
-, against spreading false news, 257.
-, for apprehension of Jesuits and priests, 268–9, 270–1, 288.
-, for regulating colours for merchantmen, 301.
-, for observing peace with the Dutch, 302.
-, for protection of the Royal African Company, 324.
-, against nonconformists, 390.
-, promised about service in France, 406; recalling king's subjects in French service, 411, 475.
-, no result from those against Catholics, 418.
-, for the suppression of riots, 447–8.

Protestants. See Church of England.

Provence, France, galleys of France to take princess of Modena to, 124.

Pyrenees, 268.
-, peace of the, 245, 247, 252, 259, 264, 269, 395.
-, France may have to accept, 323.