A Collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, Volume 3, December 1654 - August 1655. Originally published by Fletcher Gyles, London, 1742.

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Adams, John, his several letters of intelligence, 78, 114, 471, 529, seq.

Admiralty of England, ordered to release some Spanish silver, 201. Their representation concerning the fleet, 297, seq.
-, —in France, exceed their orders about shutting up the French ports, 328.

Aldworth, Robert, his commendation of the conduct of major Boteler, 170. Represents the city of Bristol as well affected to the government, ibid. His and Powell's proceedings in order to secure it, 223, 248. Desire a commission for settling the militia there, ibid. Account of his proceedings therein, and of the state of affairs at Bristol, 259, seq. Continues in his employment though desirous of retiring, 299.
-, —John, his several letters of intelligence from Marseilles, 8, 20, 463, 486, 512, 539, 560, 727, 740. Procures the release of some English ships from Vendosme, 463. In danger of his life, 727. Occasion of it, ibid.

Allen, adjutant general, information of capt. Copleston and capt. Croke against him, 140. His vindication of himself, ibid. His letter to colonel Axtel or doctor Carteret, 141. Apprehended by capt. Croke, 143. Substance of the charge against him, ibid.
-, —Thomas, his examination, 89.

Alured, colonel, his letter to the protector, 67. Desires to be admitted to speak with him, 707.

Amboina, trick put upon the Dutch lawyers, in order to get their true opinion of that affair, 13.

America. See West-Indies.
-, —commissioners for, their commission to general Fortescue, 581.

Amsterdam, letter from the Burgomasters, relating to a tax for the sea armament, 448.
-, —admiralty of, their resolution for equipping a fleet for the Baltic, 704.

Amville, duke of, sent to the duke of Orleans, 49.

Anabaptists, information of their proceedings and designs, 291.

Anderton, Robert, his examination, 369.

Anjou, duke of, proposal for his marrying the infanta of Portugal, 85. Character given of him by Conway, 106.

Annunciata, fort, taken by the duke of Guise, 9.

Anselme, colonel, his vindication of himself, in relation to the insurrection, 131.

Antigua, island, description of it, 754.

Antwerp, disorders there, 38, 45.

Ap Robert, his examination, 320.

Argenson, monsieur, saves the life of a Venetian gentleman in danger of being drowned, 619.

Argier, inhabitants of, shew great civilities to the English, 157.

Armine, William. See Lincoln commissioners.

Armorer, Nicholas, an agent for king Charles confined in Dover castle, 137. Desires sir Robert Stone to procure him his liberty, ibid. His letter sent to secretary Thurloe, ibid. Makes his escape at Aylesbury, 336.

Armorer, William, his letter concerning the state of king Charles's affairs, intercepted, 425.

Armstrong, Thomas, esq; his examination, 285, seq.

Army in England, propose to put the legislative power into the hands of the protector, 512.

Arundel, earl of, leave desired for his return home, 695.

Aske, judge. See Steel.
-, —Ellen, her examination, 160. Her letter to mr. Nelson sent to secretary Thurloe, ibid, & seq.

Astalli, cardinal, likely to be reinstated at Rome upon the defeat of the duke of Guise, 4.

Atkins, judge, 227.

Attorney-general. See Prideaux.

Avaugour, monsieur, the French embassador in Sweden, his several letters to monsieur Bordeaux concerning the affairs of that kingdom, 214, 414, 423, 578, 597. Ordered to follow the king, 578. Proposed for moderator between the Swedish commissioners and the Polish embassadors, 598.

Avery, Samuel, his account of some proceedings in Holland, 723.

Augier, monsieur, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 99. Several letters of intelligence from his secretary, 2, 11, 69, 84, 99.

Austria, archduke of, recovers from a fever, 21. Preparations in Hungary for his coronation, ibid. Proposes to marry the infanta of Spain, 43, 54. Motions of his army, 43. Continues at Brussels, 502. Elected king of Hungary, 532.
-, —don John of, to command in the Netherlands in the room of the archduke, 43. Comes with relief towards Castillon, 579. Suffers the place to be taken, not daring to succour it, 611.

Axtell, lieutenant, recommended to secretary Thurloe, 660.

Aylesbury, warrant to the constable thereof to detain certain suspected persons, 281.


BAgenall, Nicholas, his examination, 125.

Baggelow, John, his examination, 241.

Baldwin, captain, taken into custody, 395.

Bampfield, colonel, his letter to mr. Lindsay touching the discovery of the plot against the protector, 87. Desires an interview with secretary Thurloe, 700. Advises him to defer signing the treaty with France, for some days, 737. Reason of it, ibid.

Barbadoes, state of affairs there, 142, 157, seqq. 249, seq.
-, —governor of. See Searle.

Barbarini, Antonio, disliked by the pope, 4. Levies forces for the use of the French king, 5. Hundered from sending assistance to the duke of Guise by the pope, 10.

Barker, captain, sent in custody to the protector, 240. His examination, ibid.

Barkstead, colonel, lieutenant of the tower, ordered to recruit and augment his companies, 56, seq. His proceedings therein, 57. Sends some intercepted papers to secretary Thurloe, 96. His proceedings with mr. Read, upon his endeavouring to make his escape, 192, seq. Seizes several horses belonging to suspected persons, 230. Desires instructions how to dispose of them, ibid. His information about Wiseman, king Charles's surgeon, 243. Apprehends Vyner, 520.

Barleau, fort, taken from the Spaniards by count Broglio, 102.

Barnard, Charles, his account of the proceedings of the judges against the prisoners at York, 399.

Barnefather, Simon, his examination, 229.

Barriere, monsieur, the prince of Condé's agent in England, 439, 470, 471, 499, 529, 542, 585, 635, 674.

Barrington, mr. his account of the situation of the English affairs in the West-Indies, 646. Greatly blames the conduct of the general, ibid.

Barrow, colonel, endeavours to suppress a petition relating to H. Cromwell, 29.

Barton, John, his examination, 662.

Batchelor, Anthony, his examination, 319.

Bayly, Edward, his deposition touching the insurrection at Salisbury, 319.
-, —Nicholas, his confession touching a plot against the protector, 127.

Beal, Henry, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 216. His proceedings at Chichester, 219.

Beaumaris, garrison, a plot to surprize it discovered, 128.

Belcarres, lord, expected at Cologne, 532.

Bell, William, his information about a plot against the protector, 230.

Bendish, John, his information against Cobbe, 155.

Berkenhead, mr. his account of affairs at Barbadoes, 157, 159.

Berkeley, sir Henry, Information against him touching the rising at Salisbury, 330.
-, —William, his deposition touching the insurrection, 355.

Berry, colonel, his letter to the protector, touching captain Barker, &c. 240. His account of the dispersing of the Cavaliers about Newark, 263, seq. Desires instructions about disposing of the arms taken by him, 310. Further account of his proceedings, 590.
-, —Arthur, his examination, 452, seq.

Betson, Thomas, satisfaction given about him, 186.

Beverning, departs from London, 7. Declines making a report, 14. His character of the protector, ibid. His commission for the office of the treasurer general suspended, 15. Resolution of the states general thereupon, ibid. Supported by the states of Holland, 20, seqq. His marriage obstructed by the suspension of his office, 49. Endeavours to be admitted into the council, 50, 79. His declaration touching the seclusion of the prince of Orange, 97. Proposed for one of the deputies of Holland in the states general, 114. His letter to Nieuport, ibid. His letter to secretary Thurloe, 396. His opinion of the success of the treaty between England and France, 619.

Beverwaert, refuses to submit to Brederode, 530.

Beuningen, returns from Staden, 22.

Biggs, Joseph, his information against Thomas Smith of Bristol, 352.

Bingham, John, his information of several proceedings of the royalists, 122.

Birch, colonel, apprehended at Hereford, 261.

Bishop, capt. George, his precautions to prevent an insurrection apprehended at Bristol, 153, 161, 165. Character given of him by major Boteler, 171. His proceedings in order to apprehend Massey, 177, seq. His account of the proceedings of the cavaliers at Shaftsbury and other places, 242. A remonstrance against him, 268.

Blagge, capt. Edward, recommended as a commissioner for Barbadoes, 11. Joined in commission with col. Holdet and capt. Butler, 754.

Blake, general, cruizes about the Straits mouth, 1, 14. Ordered to pursue the duke of Guise 41. Arrives at Leghorn, 85. Makes an agreement with the Spanish commissaries, 103. Misses the duke of Guise, ibid. His reflections upon the proceedings of the English parliament, 232. His proceedings at Tunis, ibid. Declines attacking port Farina, ibid. Desires clearer instructions, ibid. His further proceedings and designs, ibid. Chases several French ships into Lisbon, 321. Departs from Tunis, 326. Cruizes before Trapana in Sicily, 375. Intends once more for Tunis, ibid. Sends to Algier for biscuit, ibid. Enters the harbour of Tunis, and fires all the ships, 390. His loss in that action, ibid. Takes two Hamburghers and a Dutch ship, 487. Cruizes before Cadiz, 503. About Majorca and Ivique, 513. Concludes a peace with Algier, 527. His letter to the protector touching the plate fleet, 541. Groundless opinion of some of the Spaniards about his design, 570. His letter to secretary Thurloe, 611. Desires a supply of ships, 612, 620. Continues off Cadiz, 670. Takes two rich Dunkirk ships, 698. His reason for not attacking the Spanish fleet, 718. His representation of the ill condition of his fleet, 752.

Blaney, —, to command a party of cavaliers in Montgomeryshire, 207, seq.

Blanthorne, William, his examination, 284.

Bodell, captain, apprehended, 148.

Bohemia, queen of, the affair of her creditors recommended to the protector and the embassador Nieuport, 526.

Bond, Christopher, appointed envoy by the king of Sweden to the protector, prepares to depart, 414. Arrives at Gravesend, 673. Desires audience, 691. Presses secretary Thurloe for a speedy dipatch of his affairs, 736.

Bonneau, count, his letter to monsieur Datin, 28.

Bonnel, the Swedish agent, at London, his letter to secretary Thurloe, touching his own affairs 655.

Bootsma, mynheer, returns from Staden, 22.

Bordeaux, monsieur, the French embassador in England, account of what passed at his audience, 5, seq. His conjectures about the design of the English fleet, 7, 8. His reflections upon the conduct of the English government in relation to the protestants of Lartguedoc, 7. His account offorae proceedings of the Spanish embassador, ibid. His Reflections upon him, 9, 10. Apprehensive of a rupture of the treaty, 11. Treats about the transportation of 2000 Scotchmen to France, ibid. Further account of his negotiations, 18. Justification of his conduct therein, 33, seq. Refutes his father's interpretation of his desire of having his blessing, 34. His reflections upon the English government, ibid. Greatly interested in the success of the treaty, 39. Cautioned against the intrigues of the Spanish embassador, 41. His final orders, 52. Concludes the treaty with colonel Lyon, about raising 2000 Scots, ibid. His letter to Minard, ibid. His account of some affairs in England, 57, seq. Resolution taken to recall him, 58. Her letter to secretary Thurloe, 77. Fault found with him at court, 85. Character given of him by Nieupert, 101. Dissatisfied with the council's answer, 102. Demands audience of leave, 103. and a conference upon some article of the treaty, 123. His letter to the cardinal, ibid. His reflections upon the dissolution of the parliameint, 124. Substance of a conference with the English commissioners, 128. His further negotiations about the Scots, forces, 129, 134. Meets with new difficulties about signing the treaty, 135. Expresses great resentment against the protector thereupon, ibid. His account of the affairs in England upon the dissolution of the parliament, ibid. Propose some expedients to remove the difficulties in the treaty, 185. Further account of the state of his negotiations, 220, seq. Greatly embarrassed therein, 311. His reflection upon the resolute behaviour of the protector, 312. His answer to the compliment of an arrest upon the ships and goods of the English in the ports of France, ibid. His negotiations at a stand upon that account, 313, 333, 347. Excuses his conduct to the cardinal, 346. Gives the protector satisfaction concerning the English ships arrested in France, 368. Earnestly presses the conclusion of the treaty, 381, 415. Several reasons assigned for the delay of it, ibid. His letters to his father, 437, 558. Complains of the infincerity of the English court, 469. His letters to monsieur Fly at Calais, ibid, and 629. His re-capitulation of the several delays made use of by the English in the treaty, 470. His justification of himself, 511, 653. His reflections upon the conduct of the states general, 513. Resolves to desire audience of leave, 558. His conjecture about the design of the collection for the protestants of Piedmont, 568. Complains of the seizure and detention of mensieur de Poincy, 628, 683. His letters to monsieur de Lionne, the French embassador at Rome, 636, 680. Congratulates with monsieur Charost on the success of the French king's arms, 662. Communicates the taking of Landrecy and Castillon to the protector, 673. Refuses to insert any thing in the treaty in favour of the Vaudois, ibid. His letter to the French embassador in Sweden, 680. His reflection upon the recalling of the letters of marque by the English, ibid. and upon the cold reception, which the news of the accommodation in Savoy met with at London, 745.

Bordeaux, senior, in great concern about his son's negotiations, 10, 326. His several letters and advice to him, 33, 37, 58, 302, 351, 465, 634. Falls dangerously ill, 85. Refused the sacrament till he had removed his mistress, 86. Reported to be dead, 100, 102. His discourse with monsieur Brienne and Servien about his son's negotiations, 303. with the cardinal about the same, 363. Blarnes his son for giving so much credit to the English court, 634. His account of a conversation betwixt the cardinal and the English envoy, 740.

Boreel, the Dutch embassador at Paris, his letters to the states general touching several affairs at the French court, 52, 102, 430. Concerning the affairs in Piedmont, 475. and the fleet under Blake, 619.

Borri, a Venetian general, his advice touching the preparations for the campaign, 5.

Bostock, Nathaniel, his information, 166.

Boteler, major William, his account of the state of affairs at Bristol, 170, seq. 176, seq. Desires orders about recruiting his regiment, 172. His proceedings against several persons concerned in the plot, 176, seq. His letter to the protector about demolishing the castle, 182. Apprehends one Stradling, 183. His proceedings upon the information given him by the said Stradling, 191. Sets the judges at liberty, and determines to attack the cavaliers, 243. His reflections upon their defeat, 309. Ap prehends sir Seymour Pyle, 309. Releases him upon bail, believing him innocent, 327. Desires instructions touching col. Bennet, ibid. His proceedings touching the appointment of jurors, 328.

Boteler, Noel, apprehends major Wildman, 147.

Bourdeaux, precaution taken, to secure it, 40. Proceedings against some persons concerned in the plot discovered there, ibid.

Bourne, Thomas, sends persons to apprehend mr. Cowley, 702. Gives information of his being in London, 707.

Bouteville, baron de, expected at London from Brussels, 102.

Bower, Richard, his examination, 96.

Boyce, sir John, apprehended, 252.

Bradshaw, R, resident at Hamburgh, his several complaints of the behaviour of mr. Townley, and the company of merchants there, 92, 137, 152, 225, 305, 360, 487, 605, 631, 741. Desires a commission to examine witnesses, 138. His letter to secretary Thurloe concerning some persons employed to give intelligence of king Charles's designs, 153. about a report of king Charles's being landed at Hull, 195, 198. His conjecture about the designs of the king of Sweden, 224. Desires a commission to examine witnesses, 276, seq. Cautions the protector against the designs of the Empire, Sweden, Denmark, &c. 277. Congratulates the state on the suppression of the insurrection at Salisbury, 304, seq. Thanks secretary Thurloe for his civility to his wife, 305. Desires his advice about laying down his deputy ship, 488. His intelligence of the motions of the Swedes, 539, 708. His letter to the company, 707. Advertises the protector of some persons being gone from Cologne with a design to assassinate him, 631.
-, —lord president, information against him, 185.
-, —mrs. thanks secretary Thurloe for presenting her to the protector, 266. Her representation of the designs of Townley and his party, ibid.

Bramston, major, ordered to attend the protector, 46.

Brandenburgh, elector of, sends an embassador to the Czar, 27. Raises forces, 224. His alliance desired by the Dutch, 493. Indebted to that Republick, ibid. Particulars of the treaty between him and the states, 494. Proceedings thereon, 495. Complaints against him by the town of Wezel, to the states general, ibid. An enemy to the protector, 544. Arms at the conqust of Juliers and Bergue, 552.

Brasil, memorial of the council of war appointed to try the officers who left it, 39.

Brayne, colonel William, governor of Inverloughee, his instructions, 520.

Bremen, See Treaty. Points in dispute between them and the king of Sweden, 3. Representation of their damages suffered by the earl of Oldenburgh, 80. Deceived in their expectations from Holland, 81.

Brecknock, Lancelot, his examination, 375.

Brederode, ill of a dropsie, 530. His death, 749.

Brest, squadron there, afraid to put to sea on account of Blake, 1. Cannonaded by the English, 28. and plundered, 40.

Bretagne, parliament of, refuses to pay the impositions, 48. Interdicted thereupon, ibid.

Brewster, mr. Nathaniel, desires a recommendation to the deputy of Ireland, 559. Recommends lieutenant Axtell to secretary Thurloe, 660.

Brienne, count, secretary of state at Paris, his several letters to Bordeaux, 3, 15, 123, 535, 617, 636, 731. His discourse with Bordeaux senior about the peace, 303. Finds fault with one of his son's letters to the cardinal, ibid. Lays the blame of the seizure of the English ships upon the admiralty, 328. His reflections upon the English and the protestants, 475. His remarks upon the interest of the protector with regard to the treaty with France, 613.

Bristol, precautions used to prevent an insurrection suspected there, 153, 161, 165. Account of the disposition of the people, 169,–172, 181. Letter of the mayor and aldermen to the protector, 184. Proceedings in order to secure it against any attempt of the cavaliers, 223, 248, 259. Their engagement to the protector, 231. Exceptions against the commissioners appointed to settle the militia, 263. Proceedings in relation to the settling of it, 299. Informations sent up to the protector by the mayor and aldermen against one Smith, apprehended for seditious words, 351.

Broghill, lord, desires the payment of his arrears, 396. His representations on behalf of lord Grandison, 574, 727, 737. Desires that lord Suffolk and sir Charles Harboard's affairs may be referred to the commissioners, 574. Sets out for Scotland, 727. Presses a maintenance for lady Saffolk, ibid.

Broglin, count, defeats a party of Spaniards near Berlin, 40. Dangerously wounded at Lens, 54. Arrives at Paris, 102. Made lieutenant general to the duke of Modena, 683.

Bromefield, Jeremiah, his examination, 290.

Brooke, John, gives information of some of king Charles's agents, 53, 179.

Brookes, mr. several letters to him intercepted, 613, 638, 672.

Bryne, John, his information, 660.

Buckingham, duke of, thought to be in England, 370.

Bull, Thomas, his examination, 90.

Buller, major-general, 12.

Barghill, mr. F. his letter to col. Gosse, 184.

Burgis, Robert, his information against several persons for coining, 422.

Burnett, mr. information against him, 261.

Butler, captain Gregory, his account of affairs at Barbadoes, 142. Of the condition of the fleet in the West-Indies, 599. His further account of the proceedings of the fleet and army there, 754, seq.
-, — Edward, esq; made receiver general of the revenues of Southampton, Wilts and Dorset, 688.
-, — John, his examination touching the design on Shrewsbury, 226.

Buttry, capt. John, his deposition touching the plot, 289.

Bye, monsieur, Polish resident at the Hague, ordered to go to England, 49. Subject of his commission, 50. Superscription of his credentials, 51. Desires a speedy audience, 303. His memorial relating to the war begun against Poland by Muscovy, 313, seq. Renews his instances, for the dispatch of his affairs, 421.


CAdaguées, besieged by prince Conti, 464. Taken, 491.

Caillet, secretary to prince Condé, his letters to Barriere, 499, 529, 542, 562, 674. To Marigni, 618.

Calais, governor of. See Charost.

Cape de Quies, taken by Mercœur, 487.

Capelle, besieged by the French, 635. Reinforced, 674. Siege raised, ibid.

Caracena, marquis of, reason of his marching against the duke of Modena, 294.

Cardenas, don Alonzo de. See Spanish embassador in England. Represents the king of Spain as desirous of peace with France, 7. Caution given to the French embassador against his intrigues, 41. Notifies his being commanded to Flanders, 415. Expresses his concern at being obliged to do his office of leave in writing, ibid.

Cardinals nominated to succeed the Pope, 131. Number of them in the conclave, 163. Propose to make the new pope swear to endeavour a reconciliation between France and Spain, 235.

Carlisle, garrison, representation touching the ruinous condition of it, 300, seq.

Carter, Thomas and Edward, their examination touching the insurrection at Salisbury, 634.

Carvajall, Anthony Fernando, an indenization granted to him and his two sons, 688.

Castellaneta, prince. See Guise,

Castillon, besieged by prince Conti, 563. Taken, 611.

Catalonia, easy under the French, 40.

Cezi, monsieur de, dispute betwixt the French embassador and the English commissioners about his and Marchevill's debt, 128.

Chabot. See Rohan.

Chamberlain, mr. Thomas, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 719.

Chambers, mr. Joseph, his proceedings in order to secure Coventry against the royalists, 264.

Chancery, masters in ordinary, their names, 410.

Chanut, monsieur, the French embassador in Holland, his compliment to Bordeaux, 2, 49, 619. Ordered to second the negotiations of Kemping, 14. His reflections upon the queen of Sweden, 49. His negotiations in Holland at a stand, 81. His memorial relating to the knights of Malta, 106. His reflections upon the delays in the treaty between England and France, 168, 293. And upon king Charles's design of going into England, ibid. His conjecture about the reason of the inaction of the Spaniards, ibid. His account of some affairs in Holland, 293, 551. Declares himself very desirous of the success of the treaty with England, 322. Proposes to compliment Nieuport for his good offices therein, ibid. Apprehensive of the English having some design upon the Havanna, 349. Desires Bordeaux to procure him a pass for a pleasure-boat for the French king, 472. His reflections upon the conduct of the English and Dutch, 498. His compliment upon the French nation, 619. His conjectures about the design of the protector to delay the conclusion of the treaty, 635, seq. His observations upon his conduct with respect to the Dutch, 671. His reflection upon the Swedish embassador's behaviour upon the revolt of the palatinates in Poland, 748.

Chard; an account of the prisoners there, 407.

Charles II. king, intends for Scotland, 3. Takes great delight in hunting, 19. His saying upon the news of the duke of Guise's defeat, ibid. Further account of his designs, ibid. Sends deputies to the emperor, to receive the money promised him, 21. Disappointed in his expectations of commotions in England, 39. Alters his resolution about the duke of Gloucester, 44. His present to the duke of Newburgh, ibid. His situation at Cologne, ibid. Consents to the submission of his friends in Scotland, ibid. Masses said for the recovery of his plate, which was stolen, ibid. A letter of his intercepted, 76. His measures disconcerted by the discovery of the plot in England, 114. Said to be landed there, 168, 196, 198, 207. Endeavours to raise disturbances in Scotland, 217. His coming into Holland opposed, 255. In private at Middleburgh, 276. Preparations in Germany, and other places, designed for his assistance, 277. Intelligence of his designs, 279. Removes to Cologne, 339. Assurance given of his not having been in England, ibid. His most considerable agents there, ibid. Proposes to send a Franciscan frier to Rome, 433. Information of another plot contriving for him, 465, 533, 556. A secret treaty on foot between him and Mazarin, 533, 561, 564, 577. The chief condition of it, ibid. Further account of the affairs of his court, ibid. Receives money from the elector of Cologne, 561 Pleased with the king of Sweden's letters, 591. Hopes much from him, ibid. Visited by the duke of Newburgh, 617. Reconciles Middleton and Belcarres, 659. Endeavours used to reconcile him and the queen mother, ibid. Forbids the earl of Lewen from levying forces in Scotland for the service of any foreign prince, 692.

Charost, count de, governor of Calais, his letters to Bordeaux, 4, 110. His civilities to mr. Downing, 696. His letter to secretary Thurloe, ibid.

Chase, an apothecary in Covent Garden, entertains king Charles's agents, 343.
-, —Thomas, advises a strict enquiry to be made after some persons at Alton concerned in the insurrection at Salisbury, 261.

Chastillon, madam, caressed by the French court, 9. Endeavours to bring prince Condé to a reconciliation, ibid, and 40. Her influence over him, 40.

Cheney, Margaret, her examination touching the insurrection, 326.

Chester, disaffected to the protector, 245.
-, —commissioners of, their protection to mr. Werden, 338.

Cheynell, mr. Francis. See Sussex commissioners.

Chigi, cardinal, elected pope, 351. See Pope.

Child, major, apprehended, 252.

China, a king there turns Christian, 594.

Chirkcastle, information of a design against it, 207, seq.

Clark, colonel, apprehended, 252.
-, — John, his letter to major Haynes, concerning the securing of Bury, 236.
-, — Henry, his examination touching a pamphlet reflecting on the protector, 739.

Clayton, George, his examination, 228.

Clotworthy, lady Margaret, her letter to secretary Thurloe, 395.

Cobbe, William, informations against him, 155, seq. His own examination, 156. Letter relating to him, 161, seq.

Cock, doctor, one of the judges of the admiralty, represents the necessity of settling publick notaries, 687.

Cockeran, sir Brice, 18. See Ireland.

Cockram, Thomas, his information concerning a great concourse of quakers in Leicestershire, 94. Account of their dispersing, 116.

Colbert, monsieur, made commissioner of Marine in France, 70.

Colchester, represented as disaffected to the protector, 228.

Coleman, Thomas, his examination, 725.

Collinson, captain, his examination touching major general Overton, 197. His farther examination, ibid.

Cologne, elector of, required by his place to attend in the great church upon the dies regum, 44. Present made him by the chapter thereupon, ibid. Not well inclined to king Charles, ibid. Goes to Liege to levy forces, 198. Present made by him to king Charles, 561.

Commissioners for the Southern expedition, desire instructions concerning supplies for the fleet, 203.
-, — of the customs, their representation touching some suspected persons apprehended at Gravesend, 104.

Compton, sir William, in custody, desire secretary Thurloe to move the protector for his discharge, 697.

Conclave. See Cardinal.

Condé, prince, at Malines, 38. Reason of his not visiting the queen of Sweden, 53. Dissatisfied with the treatment of him, 54. Proposes to march towards the frontiers of France, ibid. His letters to Barriere his agent in England, 439, 470, 635. Is with his army, near Rocroy, 452. Goes for Brussels on hearing of the design to besiege Rocroy, 471. Stands only on the defensive, 480. Promises Rookely to give him wherewith to levy a regiment, 529. Reinforces Landrecy, 542. Number of his troops, 562. Misses taking the French king prisoner by not coming to la Fere, 563. Unable to relieve Landrecy, ibid. Disappointed in endeavouring to hinder convoys going to the French camp, ibid. Designs to besiege some of the enemy s garrisons, 571. Marches towards the river Somme with part of his army, 579. Disposition of the rest, ibid, & seq. Sends an order to Barriere to receive money for his use, 585. Gives notice to the king, to leave la Fere, 588. Sends Marigny a cypher to write the news from Rome, 618. Charges Turenne with writing a falshood about his retreat, 724, seq.

Conti, prince, at Montpellier, 40. Besieges Cadaguées, 464. Takes it, 491. Besieges Castillon, 563. Very near being taken by the enemy, ibid. Carries on the siege with great vigour, 579. Takes the place, 611.

Conway, lord, an intercepted letter of his to the earl of Northumberland, 106.
-, — garrison, secured by mr. Kynaston, 168.

Cooke, Henry, his examination, 99.

Cooper, mr. William, desires secretary Thurloe, that his brother, le Maire, may have another name to address to, 705.

Copleston, colonel. See Allen, adjutant. His proceeding in securing the county of Devon, 219.

Corbett, Richard, his examination on oath, 267.

Corbin, John, his examination, 42.

Cornaro, a noble Venetian, hanged up by the foot for corresponding with the Spanish embassador, 619.

Corneford, John, his examination, 404.

Cossacks, defeated by the Poles. 84.

Cotton, William, his deposition, 259.

Coventry, lord, imprisoned, 593.

Council, at Whitehall, ordered several Dutch ships to be released, 101. Their order touching the trial of the persons concerned in the late insurrection, 295, seq. Advise the protector to issue a proclamation against popish priests, 405. To appoint masters in chancery, 409. Their advice touching the establishing of a council in Scotland, 423. Also granting a patent for charking Newcastle coals, 496. and appointing judges in Ireland, 549. Their allowances, 581. Nominate commanders of the militia, 701. Their advice touching the election of Officers at Colchester, 745.

Coyet, secretary, arrives at Hamburgh, 108.

Courland, accepts the protection of Sweden, 534.
-, —duke of, his remonstrance to the protector touching a ship of his seized at Bristol, 410.

Courtray, quarrel between the inhabitants and a regiment quartered there, 81.

Cowley, William, means used to apprehend him, 702. Information of his being in London, 707.

Cowlithay, George, his information, relating to the quakers, 117.

Cox, captain, killed at Hispaniola, 506.

Cranstrome, mr. a prisoner at Hull, his letter to major general Fleetwood praying enlargement, 629.

Creed, major, desires to be reimbursed the money expended by him for intelligence, 211. His account of the motions of the cavaliers in several parts of the country, 212, seq. Desires instructions about recruiting the troops, 270, seq. Apprehends some suspected persons, 334.

Cremer, Edmund, and John Pell, their letter to secretary Thurloe, 161.

Croke, captain. See Allen, adjutant. His proceedings in Devonshire, 165. His letter to the protector about his lieutenant, 193. His account of the detention of his soldiers at Weymouth for endeavouring to apprehend Sexby, 194, seq. Desires the lives of some persons may be saved, whom he promised to intercede for, 281, 368. Apprehends several suspected persons, 521.

Cromwell, Oliver, encomium upon him, 4. His discourse with the French embassador, 5, seq. His mother buried in Westminster-abbey, 9. Houses appropriated to his use, 36. Consents to let some branches of the revenue upon farm, ibid. Title given him by the king of Poland, 50, 51. His warrants to colonel Barkstead to recruit and augment his companies, 56, 57. His warrant for mustering those recruits, 57. Impowered to raise money in the intervals of parliament, ibid. Debate about enlarging his authority, 58. Intrusted with the sole care of the naval expedition, ibid. His letter to the Spanish embassador, touching money due to Peter Ricaut, 75. A plot against him discovered, 77. His warrant for committing Rowland Thomas to the Tower, 87. Debates touching the delivery of Bills to him, 101. Dissolves the parliament, 124. Queries touching his proceedings, 150, seq. Offer made by a person at Calais, in relation to the discovery of the plot against him, 187,—189. His warrant for restoring some Spanish silver, 201, seq. His instructions to colonel Jones, 220. To general Disbrowe, 221. To — relating to the insurrection at Nottingham, 222. His orders to the governor of Jersey, 231. Appoints commissioners of the militia for the isle of Ely, 233. His instructions to them, ibid. & seq. Title given him by the emperor of Russia, 257. Caution about his intended progress through England, 276. His intrepid behaviour to the French embassador, 312. Demands full information about the arrest put upon the English ships in the French ports, ibid. Orders baron Thorp and serjeant Glyn to repair to him, 332. Inform'd of a person, who is to come from France, with design to destroy him, 352. His instructions to mr. Rolt, 418. His warrant to the lieutenant of the Tower, to deliver several persons, in order to their transportation to Barbados, 453. His clemency to his enemies, 454, 455. Information of a design to blow up, or otherwise dispatch him at Whitehall, 468. Resolves to write to the French king in behalf of the protestants of Piedmont, 470. Greatly concerned at the persecution against them, 480. His commission, constituting Disbrowe major general of all the forces raised in Cornwall, Devonshire, &c. 486. Ratifies the articles between general Monck and the earl of Loudon, 496. His directions for the council of Scotland, ibid. His letter to the duanna of Algier, touching the effects of Edmund Casson, late agent there, deceased, 500. A picture of him on horseback, with certain verses thereon, seized at Paris, 502. The said verses translated into French, 540. A design set on foot by the army to invest him with the legislative power, 512. Highly extolled by that nation, ibid. His instructions to general Blake, touching the plate fleet, 547. Advised to imprison Elezias Shelley, 557. His letter to Fleetwood, deputy of Ireland, 572. Meets with no opposition in Scotland, 623. Embassage to him expected from Sweden and Venice, ibid. Two persons sent from king Charles's court at Cologne to assassinate him, 631. Proposes to send to the protestant Cantons of Switzerland, about re-establishing the inhabitants of the Vallies, 636. A ludicrous picture of him and the French king and king of Spain, set to sale at Paris, 658. Recalls the private letters of marque, 673. His envoy goes from Turin, 683. Orders general Blake to keep the whole Fleet with him, 688. His order in council touching the salaries of the clerk of the council and his assistant in Scotland, 701. And the commanders of the militia in the respective counties, ibid. His commissioner to Savoy well received by the French court, 731. His letter to the town of Colchester, impowering them to elect officers as formerly, 753. His proclamation for settling a colony at Jamaica, ibid. Proclaimed at Antigua and other places in the West Indies, 754.
-, — Henry, a petition relating to him set on foot in Carricksergus, 29. Writes to secretary Thurloe in favour of alderman Walley, 503. Desires to have the judges commissions with him to Ireland, 581. Laments the want of ministers in the isle of Anglesea, 614. His letter to secretary Thurloe in favour of sir Charles Coote, 691. Desires the continuance of his good offices to captain Deane, ibid. To the same, relating to the forces in Ireland, &c. 699. And the reduction of them, 715, 744.

Croone, Henry, his examination, 66.

Crowne, col. William, his proceedings in order to prevent an Insurrection about Shrewsbury, 215, 238.

Crynssen, captain, murdered by two French privateers, 103.

Cudworth, doctor Ralph, recommends doctor Cummins for a place in the Tower, 614.
-, — mr. Jonas, his informations concerning the plot against the protector, 178, 186. Complains of ill usage, 186. His farther information, 336.

Cunliffe, Anne, her examination, 90.

Cuny, John, examined, touching the design against the garrison of Shrewsbury, 270.

Custis, Edmund, his examination, 65. Re-examined, 82, seq.

Customs, &c. offer to the protector for the farm of them, 36. Letter from the commissioners, touching several suspected persons seized at Gravesend, 204.


Dakins, rear-admiral, recommended for a commissioner for Barbados, 4.

Dallington, John, his examination, 35.

Daniel, colonel, his account of the defeat of the English at Hispaniola, 505,—508.

Dantzick, presents a memorial to the States General for a Subsidy, 109.

Darcy, Marmaduke, much trusted by king Charles, 343.
-, — James, intercepted letter of his to D. D. John Smith, at Dunkirk, 548.

Datin, monsieur, his letter to count Bonneau, 77.

Daubne, mr. his account of the abrupt departure of the English consul from Cadiz, and the consequences thereof, 569, seq. Of the great Preparations made in Spain to oppose Blake, 716.

Davis, Daniel, his examination, 206.
-, — Thomas, his examination, 167.

Davy, Thomas, his examination, 211.

Deane, mr. his informations touching the plot, 64.

D'Harcourt, prince of, his civilities to mr. Downing, 725.

Dendy, serjeant, his letter to secretary Thurloe, touching lands claimed by him in Ireland, 707.

Denmark, king of, aims at the reduction of Hamburgh, 100. arrives at Copenhagen, 555. Irresolute in his conduct, and afraid to engage in a war, 703.
-, — agent of, at London. See Rosenwinge.

Deventer. See Overyssel.

Digby, sir John, concealed under the name of Harrinson, 179.

Disbrowe, general, his proceedings in fitting out the fleet, 3, 11, 12. Desires some blank commissions, ibid. Recommends admiral Dakins and others, for commissioners for Barbados, 4, 11. Instructions to him on his repair into the West of England, 221. His proceedings in order to quell the insurrection, 247. Divides his troops into several parties, 263. Sends a list of the prisoners, 305, seq. His letter inclosing it, 308. His further proceedings against the cavaliers, 557, seq. His representation of the necessity of paying the sheriff's regiment, 585. Account of his disposal of the prisoners in his custody, ibid.

Dorislaus, Isaac, his letter to secretary Thurloe, touching an intercepted one to a domestic of Barriere's, 231.

Dormido, Manoel Martin, alias David Abrabanel, 750.

Dorset county, disaffected to the protector, 242.

Dove, mr. John, high sheriff of Wilts, his letter to secretary Thurloe, touching the proceedings against the prisoners, 318.

Dover, governor of. See Wilson.
-, — Mayor, &c. of, send up the examination of Andreas Janson Grove, to secretary Thurloe, 325.

Dovey, Edward, his examination, 229.

Dowdall, mr. a letter from him and others intercepted, 129.

Downing, mr. George, sent to the duke of Savoy, his reception at Calais, 696. Account of his negotiations in the French court, 734. Goes towards Geneva, 740.

Drummond, John, a minister recommended to the protector, 729.

Duckenfield, Robert, his reasons for refusing a commission at home, 294. Offers to serve abroad, ibid. His proposal about the militia, ibid.

Duke, Robert, his examination, 401.

Dury, G. desires audience of the protector for mr. Bonnel, commissary of Sweden, 517.

Dutch, block up the Scheld, 13. Dispute about the right of trying their officers, 50, 51, 80. End aimed at thereby, ibid. Preachers, mostly of the Orange party, ibid. Their counsels discover'd to the English, 51. Reflections upon their behaviour in relation to commerce and navigation, 79. And on their various dispositions and interests, ibid. and 80, 115. Disputes about calling Beverning and Nieuport to account, 81. Said to have a design to join with the Spaniards, 154. Merchants at Hamburgh confident of the restoration of king Charles, 224. Courted at Barbados, 249, seq. In England, their petition to the protector, 357. Highly incensed against the duke of Savoy for his cruelty to the protestants, 472, 619. Much troubled at the designs of the king of Sweden, 551. Great divisions among them, ibid. Proceed slowly on their naval preparations, 553. Prepare to send a fleet to the Sound, 203. Reflections on the situation of their affairs, with respect to the northern powers, 704.

Dutch resident in Sweden. See Heinsius.
-, — embassador in England. See Nieuport.
-, — in France. See Boreel.


East-India company, Dutch, agreement touching the sum to be paid by them to the East-India company of England, 21. Jealous of the protector's opening the navigation to the Indies, 80.
-, — English, letter to the Dutch East-India company, 41.

Edwards, Edward, his disposition touching the insurrection, 318.

Egmond, count, obliged to let his house at Brussels to the queen of Sweden, 54.

Elbæuf, duke of, of a rencounter between his son, and others in Languedock, 442.

Ellis, Robert, seized at Aylesbury, on suspicion of being in the late insurrection, 281.

Elwes, Thomas his information, on oath, against Henry Simmonds, of a correspondence with king Charles, 334.

Ely, militia of, commissioners appointed to train and conduct them, 233. Their instructions, ibid, & seq.

English, conjectures about the design of their naval preparations, 7, 8, 9, 27, 59, 77. Plunder the coasts of Bretagne, 40, 48. Their interest not to molest the Muscovites, 50. Estimate of the charge of their fleet, 64. Commit hostilities against the French, 69. Fit out another fleet, 101. Reflections upon their instability, 163. and the condition of their affairs, 186. An arrest upon their ships and goods in the ports of France, 312. Taken off, 351. Defeated at Hispaniola, 505.
-, — envoy to the king of Sweden. See Rolt.
-, — envoy in Switzerland. See Pell, Morland and Downing.
-, — consul at Cadiz. See Wilson.

Evans, Griffith, his deposition touching the insurrection, 320.
-, — John, his examination, 166.

Evanson, John, his examination, 288.

Excise, &c. sum offered for the farm of them, 36.

Exeter, plea of the prisoners there, upon their trial, 391, seq. Names of the persons condemned there, 394, seq. Letters to secretary Thurloe relating to them, 398.

Eyre, colonel, secured at Dublin, 124.
-, — William, letter to him in favour of Macke, condemned, 380.

Eyres, William, his examination, 126.

Eyton, William, his examination, 286.
-, — Randle, his examination, 341.


Faccioli, hasten their preparations for the field, 5.

Fairfax, lord, caution against him and others, 64, 302. Believed to have discovered the plot to the Protector, 312.

Ferté, marischal de la, his and his lady's reception at Nantz, 441. To join the mareschal Turenne, 479.

Feuillade, monsieur de, killed at Landrecy, 587:

Finley, John, an agent for king Charles in London, information about him, 313.

Fleetwood, general, deputy of Ireland, complains of want of intelligence, 23. Apprehensive of danger from sending troops out of the country, 70. Recommends toleration and successive parliaments, 112. His encomium upon the protector's proceedings, 136. His account of some designs carried on in Ireland, 139. Complains of a book, entitled, Arguments against Transplantation, ibid. His proceedings in relation to compositions, 145. His reflections upon the divisions in the army, 183, 196. His recommendation of capt. Kingsdown, ibid. His opinion about erecting courts of justice in Ireland, 196, 305. Proceedings in the business of transplantation, ibid. His reflections upon the troubles in England, 245, 292. Advises the enlargement of adjutant Allen, 246. Congratulate the state on the suppression of the insurrection, 305. Precautions taken by him to intercept the cavaliers coming over to Ireland, ibid. His letter to secretary Thurloe concerning some papers dispersed by col. Birch, 3, 63. about general Ludlow, 407, 743. Touching the settling of the courts of justice in Ireland, 421. on -behalf of mr. Standish, 444. touching the protestants in Piedmont, 468. Complains of great want of money, ibid. His account of the dispositions of the people with regard to the protector, 558. Proposes col. Clark and col. Kelsey, to be governors of Galloway and Cork, ibid. His letter to the protector about the same, 567. His account of proceedings in the affair of transplantation, 612. Proposes to make a collection for the protestants of Piedmont, ibid. Desires an order for establishing H. Cromwell's pay, 632. His reflections upon the defeat of the English at Hispaniola, 690. Recommends col. Phaire, major Willis, and capt. Deane to secretary Thurloe, ibid. Receives orders to come over to England, 697. His account of the disbanding of the forces in Ireland, 710. Desires secretary Thurloe to move the protector for the immediate sending away of the troops from England, ibid.

Flushing, several cant letters from thence intercepted, 601, 602, 603.

Folleville, monsieur, charged with occasioning the duke of Guise's defeat at Naples, 47. Ordered to be sent prisoner to Paris, 84.

Forsington, mr. his account of the disposition of the people in Wiltshire, 162.

Fortescue, colonel, recommended for a commissioner for Barbados, 4. Appointed commander of the English at Jamaica, in case of the death of Venables, 581. His several accounts of the condition of the English in the WestIndies, 649, seq. 674, seqq. His representation against the proceedings of col. Butler, 681.

Fothergill, col. John, his letter to major Haynes about securing the town of Sudbury, 236. Commendation of him, 294.

Foster, Nicholas, seized at Aylesbury, on suspicion of being concerned in the late insurrection, 281.

Foster, William his information, 166.

Fouquet, monsieur, attends Mazarin to give an account of the publick money, 401.

Fox, capt. Thomas, his examination on oath, 289.

France, chancellor of, against a rupture with England, 10.

Fraser, doctor, attends the duke of Gloucester at Antwerp, 53.

Frelco, Ugo, the Genoese ambassador at London obtains audience, 101. His civility to Nieuport, ibid. Desires that the Genoese may enjoy the same privileges with the natives of England, 118.

French king, proposal of a marriage between him and the duke of Savoy's daughter, 1. Forbids the parliament of Rennes meddling in a certain process, 2. His letter to the protector, 12. Reviews his regiment of guards, 40. Proposal for his marriage with the Infanta of Spain, 85. His diversions, ibid, and 131. Treats of a marriage with the duke of Savoy's sister, 92. Character given of him by Conway, 106. Sends his companies of guards to join a convoy for Quesnoy, 131. His order for seizing all English ships in his ports, 198. Grants monsieur Villeré a pass to return into Italy, 327. Prohibits the meeting of the Parliament, 329. Goes with the court to Compeigne to celebrate the marriage of the duke of Modena with the cardinal's niece, 430. Proposes to command the army in person, 440, 679, 683. Removes to la Fere, and thence to his armies, 465. Said to be enamoured of lady Manchini, cardinal Mazarin's niece, 480, 671. Sends a compliment to the king of Sweden, ibid. Goes from Compeigne, 489. Goes to view the army about Chauny and Moile, 501. Much troubled at the massacres in Piedmont, 503. In danger of being killed at the bridge of la Fere, 519. Particulars of that accident, 535. His behaviour thereupon, ibid. Disowns the actions against the Hugonots in Savoy, ibid. Sends mareschal Grammont to Guise, to take care of the army, 543. Dispatches a messenger to the pope, touching cardinal de Retz, 544. Continues at la Fere, 557. His letter to the protector satisfactory, ibid. Refuses the sum offered him by the states of Bretagne, 564. Removes from la Fere to Soissons on the approach of prince Condé's forces, 577. Outrage offered to the secretary of his closet, 579. Occasion of it, ibid. His decree, relating to the protestants, 657. Is at Guise, 658. Causes Te Deum to be sung, for the taking of Landrecy, ibid. His voyage to Landrecy deferred, ibid. Holds a council at Guise, 679. His proposal to the duke of Orleans, ibid. Goes from Guise to Marolles, 683. Number of his troops there, ibid. Jealous of the secret levies made by the protestants in Languedock, 684. His interview with the duke of Mantua, 742.

French, come with a fleet before Naples, 1. Depart out of Piedmont, ibid. Defeated at Naples, 4. Ship sunk at Mondragon, 5. Order money and necessaries to be sent to the duke of Guise, 9. Reform their regiments, ibid. Displeased with the demands of the protector, 10. In fear of Blake's fleet, ibid. Divided about a rupture with England, ibid, and 44. Rencounter between them and the Spaniards near Naples, 11. Their fleet arrives at Leghorn, 12. Fortify their sea coasts for fear of the English, 40, 47, 48. Their marine in good order, 45. Take a small place from the Spaniards near le Baissee, ibid. Afraid of a war with England, 47. Complain of the pope, 48. Their fleet gets into Toulon, 53. Defeated at Lens, 54. Particulars of that action, ibid. Farmers of the taxes, their offer to the king, 85. Officers of the Finances removed, ibid. Glad of the death of the pope, 87. Prepare a convoy for provisions to Quesnoy, 102. Condemn the captors of a Dutch ship called the Hope, to make restitution, 103. Desirous in general of peace, 235. Stop all the English and Dutch ships, 269. Arm at Marseilles, 321. Oppress the Reformed at Nismes, 405. Invest Landrecy, 479. Their army lies without action, 535. Reinforce Guise and St. Quintin, 562. Conjecture about the design of their armada at Toulon, 563. Splendidly entertain the duke of Mantua, 657. Design to send the duke of York out of France upon the conclusion of the treaty with England, 679. Five of their Galleys, and all the crews lost, 683. Their fleet fails from Toulon, 740.

French embassador in Sweden. See Avaugour.
-, — embassador in England. See Bordeaux.
-, — embassador at the Hague. See Chanut.
-, — embassador at Rome. See Lionne.

Frere, Thomas, his confession, 163.

Friesland, states of, insist upon calling the embassadors in England to account, 81, 84.

Fryer, . . . . his examination touching the plot, 65.

Fuensaldagna, count, afraid of appearing at Antwerp, 38. Refuses to send relief to le Baissee, 45. His secretary secured, 53. Ground of the suspicion against him, ibid.


Gage, Thomas, his observations upon the West-Indies presented to the protector, 59, seqq.

Gaine, Amy, her information, 648.

Gamarra, Estevan, the Spanish embassador at the Hague, his letter to Cardenas touching his negotiations, 155. Conjecture about the reason of his not visiting the princess royal, 293. His memorial to the states general touching their resolution of retorsion upon the country of Limburg, 588. Publishes the defeat of the English at Hispaniola, 671.

Gardner, Arthur, his examination, 288.

Gay, Robert, information touching one Bernard Waite, a disaffected clergyman, 280.

Geneva, Syndich and council of, the account of their massacres and cruelties on the Protestants of Piedmont, 412. Their letter to the protector, in behalf of the distressed protestants, 589.

Genoa, states of, their differences with Spain said to be accommodated, 28. Under a necessity of siding with Spain, 154. Offer their friendly offices to the protector's fleet, 332. Probability of a war between them and Spain, 365. Their embassador there retires from court, 428.
-, — embassador of, at Paris. See Spinola.
-, — at London. See Frelco.

Germany, emperor of, prepares an army, 19, 22. Nominates an embassador to the great duke of Muscovy, 21. Offers his mediation between Spain and Genoa, 40. Advises the king of Spain to a peace, 235. Displeased with the quarrel between the protestants and catholicks, 414. Preparation for crowning him and the empress, 451. The amount of his levies, 555. Gives indulgence to the protestants out of fear of the king of Sweden, 670. Returns to Vienna from the diet in Hungary, 633. Conjecture about his design in levying forces, 749.

Germany, princes of, resolve to give no further relief to king Charles, 69. Continue their armaments, 198.

Gernon, mrs. Mary, desires leave for the earl of Arundel to come home from Venice, 695.

Gerrard, lord, proposed to go to France from king Charles to treat with the queen mother and duke of York, 659. Intends, to attempt to assassinate the protector, ibid.

Gbili, cardinal, elected pope, 326. See Pope.

Gibbon, colonel, his proceedings in raising forces in Kent, 282. Proposes a way for the payment of them, ibid. His proposal about settling the militia there, 291. His letters to the protector touching lieutenant col. Lilburne, 512, 629.

Gill, Jasper, his information touching the plot, 172.

Gleane, mr. George, his account of a rising in Wales, 218.

Gloucester, duke of, resolution taken about him at king Charles's court, 44. Goes to his sister in Holland, 45. Falls sick at Antwerp, 53. Passes through Brussels incognito, 55. Hindered from turning catholick by the king, 69. Comes to his sister's court, 114. Goes to Cologne, 451. Learns Italian, intending for Rome, 465.

Glover, Richard, his examination, 72,—75.

Glyn, serjeant, 332.

Gonzaga, marquis, taken prisoner at Naples, 11. See Guise.

Goodson, vice-admiral, a commander in the expedition to the West-Indies, 11. Appointed commander of the squadron ordered to remain there, 582. His instructions, ibid, & seq. His account of the condition of the fleet under him, 682.

Gorcum, a Burgomaster of that town apprehended by order of the court of Holland, but rescued by the citizens, 615. Means used to accommodate that difference, 633. One of the Burgomaster's houses demolished there, 667.

Gorge, William, an intercepted letter for him, 495.

Gough, colonel, hindered in his design of attacking a party of royalists at Salisbury by divisions among the officers, 237, seq.
-, — Francis, his deposition about the plot, 290.

Grammont, duke of, expected at Paris, 11.

Grandpré, count de, exchanged for mr. Coligny Salignac, arrives at Paris, 85.

Grasian, Manoel, a letter of intelligence from him, 750, seq.

Gravesend, examinations of several persons apprehended there, 205.

Green, Richard, in the insurrection at Sarum, his petition to the protector, 332.

Grey, lord, apprehended, 148.

Griffith, captain John, his proceedings in order to quell an insurrection in North Wales, 216, seq. 223. Sends the particulars of it to secretary Thurloe, 226. Desires that somebody may be appointed to apprehend suspected persons, ibid. His account of the dispersing of the cavaliers about Chester and Wales, 263. His proceedings in order to apprehend lord Wilmot, and others, 273. Recommends some alteration in the commission for Chester, ibid. Apprehensive of some trouble from a discontented officer, 300. His account of the escape of sir Richard Maleverer, and mr. Walter, 304. And of the apprehending of several other persons, 682.

Griffiths, William, his examination, 219.
-, — John, his information, 244.

Groningen, deputies of, their letter to the states general, 438.
-, — province of, in a very perplexed situation, 552.

Grove, Andreas, Janson, sent prisoner from Dover to London, 325.
-, — John, secures several suspicious persons, 352. Gives information of a person from France, who had a design on the protector's life, ibid. His representation against Bradshaw a schoolmaster at Wye, ibid.
-, — Hugh, imprisoned at Exeter, 306. Condemned, 394. His speech at his execution, 445.

Guise, duke of, makes a descent near Naples, 2. Defeated, 4. Refuses the marquis Gonzaga in exchange for prince Castellaneta, 5. Occasion of his defeat, 8, 52. Particulars of that action, 9, seqq. Narrowly escapes, 10. Reflection upon this expedition, 13. Loss sustained by it, 27, seq. 39, seq. 48. Arrives at Yeres, 35. Consequences of his defeat, 39. Sends an account of the affair to court, 40. His behaviour at Toulon, 47. Lays the blame of his miscarriage upon monsieur de Foleville, ibid. Goes to St. Baulme to perform a vow, 85. His forces retire to Provence and Dauphiné, ibid.

Gull, Peter, the Danish embassador at Stockholm, prepares to take his leave, 424.
-, — Erich, appointed resident at Stockholm in the room of the embassador, 424.

Gunter, John, gives information of the proceedings of the anabaptists in Wales, 291. His intelligence of designs carried on in favour of king Charles in Germany and Sweden, 345.

Gustavus, prince, brother to the king of Sweden, receives a present from the magistrates of Venice, 5.


Hacker, colonel Francis, apprehends lord Grey, and capt. Bodell, 148. His information of a design of the inferior officers, ibid. Secures capt. Baldwyn, 395.

Hadnam, Samuel, his examination, 349. His wife's examination, ibid.

Haines, col. Henry, his proceedings in securing the counties of Essex and Suffolk, 228, 247, 253. His account of the situation of affairs there after the suppressing of the insurrection, 284, seq. 292, 294. His recommendation of col. Fothergill, 294. His intelligence touching lord Maynard and lord Lucas, 574.

Hamborough merchants, their remonstrance and petition to the protector, 118.

Harach, count, resolves to return to his archbishoprick of Prague, 417. Not received as embassador from the emperor by the new pope, ibid.

Harcourt, count of, sent for to court, 9. Delivers up his government of Brisack, &c. to the cardinal, 45.

Harmer, mr. Ralph, his remonstrance against the commissioners lately sent to Bristol for settling the militia, 268.

Haro, don Lewis de, his house burnt at Madrid, 54.

Harris, major John, his information touching certain pamphlets against the protector, 149.
-, — sir Thomas, information against him touching a designed insurrection, 209, 211, 214. Apprehended, 215. His examination, 285. Offers to make a discovery, 350, 356.

Harrison, capt. Thomas, his proceedings against the cavaliers, 252. Representation in favour of sir Henry Pamour, ibid, & seq.
-, — mr. Thomas, his encomium upon H. Cromwell, and account of the good disposition of the people of Ireland, 715.
-, — Richard, said to have a hand in the plot against the protector, 345.

Haslerigg, sir Arthur, information against him, 185.

Hatsell, Henry, his account of the motions of the royalists in Somersetshire, 246.

Haynes, major-general, killed at Hispaniola, 506.

Heane, colonel, recommended for a commissioner for Barbados, 4.

Hedworth, captain, and others, their letter to several other officers, desiring a meeting at Edinburgh, intercepted, 29.

Heidelberg, elector of, corresponds with king Charles, 198.

Heinsius, Dutch resident in Sweden, his letter upon receipt of his commission, 15. His first audience, 24. Objection to the superscription of his credentials, ibid. Desires a general credential, 80. His several accounts of the affairs and designs of Sweden, 414, 424, 433, 434, 555, 578, 641. His letter to Ruysch, touching the Dutch fleet designed for the Baltic, 533. Proposes to the states general to reduce the rate of interest, 702.

Hely, James, his information touching the rising at Sarum, 655.

Henderson, sir John, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 492.

Heneage, mr. Richard, his information of a meeting at Salop, 530.

Henn, mr. his account of the escape of lord Rochester and Nicholas Armorer at Aylesbury, 335, seq.

Herbert, Thomas, clerk of the council in Ireland, his account of the securing of col. Eyre, 124. Sends a copy of lieutenant general Ludlow's parole to secretary Thurloe, 142. His letter to secretary Thurloe concerning col. Eyre and col. Treswell, 364.

Hereticks, persons so nominated by the clergy at London, 35.

Hill, Roger, his letter to secretary Thurloe touching the trials at Sarum, 365.

Hispaniola, account of the defeat of the English there, 505, seqq. 689.

Holden, Humphrey, gives information of several of king Charles's agents in London under fictitious names, 529.

Holdept, colonel, his behaviour censured by capt. Butler, 754.

Hole, mr. his account of the motions of the cavaliers about Salisbury, 246.

Holland, states of, advise the renewal of the negotiations with France, 2. The result of their meeting, 14. Propose a reduction of their cavalry, ibid. Apprehensive of the royalists engaging them in a war with England, 20. Points upon which they are summon'd to meet, 49, 50. Unwilling to quarrel with Spain, 49. Their resolution upon the declaration of Beverning, touching the seclusion, 97. Resolve to write to Nieuport to procure a repeal of the placart, 109. Oppose the election of a mareschal de camp, ibid. Subjects deliberated upon in the assembly, 115. Summon'd, 155. Substance of their debates relating to affairs in the Baltick, 193. Inclined to an alliance with the elector of Brandenburgh, ibid. Oppose king Charles's coming into Holland, 255. Their summons to the members upon the subject of the augmentation of convoys, 436. Resolve to write to Nieuport, touching the Swedish envoy's desire of raising some Scots forces, 492. Propose to send deputies to the Swiss cantons, to urge them to the assistance of the Vaudois, 494. Disband the earl of Stierum for taking service under the Swede, 524. Reflections upon their design to enter into alliance with Denmark, 525, seq. Refuse to give the command of the fleet to prince William, 530. Confer with the ministers of Denmark, concerning the designs of the Swedes, 616. Propose to found the protector in respect to Sweden, 618. Oppose the orders for making retortion against the country of Limburgh, 632, 667. Name commissioners to examine the proposition of Overyssel, 633. Their true design in proposing to send an extraordinary commissioner to Denmark, 666. Their sincerity in relation to Brandenburgh suspected, ibid. Their answer to the demand of the Poles, ibid. Dissuade the lord Capell from signing the treaty with Brandenburgh, ibid. Labour for the reduction of interest, 667. Their real end in proposing the return of the cavalry to their old garrisons, ibid. Agree in the treaty with Brandenburgh, ibid. Reflections thereupon, ibid, & seq. Holland and West Friesland, their resolution touching the payment of the troops who served in Brazil, 692. A paper concerning their finances, 694. Reflection upon their resolution relating to the privileges granted to the English merchants, 723.
-, — province of, groundless report of their entering into engagements with Cromwell, to avoid the dominion of the house of Orange, 7. Their objections to the prince of Orange's being made captain general, 50. Their interest to keep a good correspondence with the protector, 79. Determine to indemnify Beverning and Nieuport for passing the act of seclusion, ibid. Desirous of the success of the treaty between England and France, upon account of their commerce, 293. Seem disposed to assist Deventer, ibid.

Holland, William, warrant for securing him and others on suspicion of being concerned in the late insurrection, 281.

Holmes, major, ordered to attend the protector, 46.

Honywood, sir Thomas, warrant to pay him 500 l. 688.

Hoop, Charles, a Swedish senator, dies, 424. His character, ibid.

Hope, captain, seizes sir Henry Lyttelton and sir John Packington, 78. His account of the state of affairs in Worcestershire, 297.

Howard, col. Charles, apprehends several persons at Newark, 568.

Hugonots. See Protestants. Two Hugonot ministers at Paris, and others, abjure their opinions, 464.

Hull, garrison, account of it's condition, 239, seq. Caution given to secure it, 280.

Hungary, king of, preparations for his election, 451. See Leopold, Ignatius.
-, — states of, desire leave of the emperor to elect prince Leopold king, 605.
-, — diet of, ends to the satisfaction of both protestants and catholicks, 683.

Hungerford, Thomas, several intercepted letters from him concerning the designs of the cavaliers, 662, seqq.

Hunt, mr. under condemnation for treason, escapes, 453.

Hyde, sir Edward, corresponds with the pope's nuncio, 19. Quarrels with Wentworth, 114. Falls sick at the Hague, 457. Endeavours to separate king Charles from the queen and prince Rupert, 459.


Jacob, Thomas, his examination touching the plot, 288.

Jackson, adjutant general, his cöwardly behaviour at Hispaniola, 506. Description of it, 507, seq. 545,— 547. Resolution of the council of officers there, 523.

Jamaica, representation of the great usefulness of this island to the English, 565. State of the English affairs there, 674, seq. 682. Proclamation for settling a colony there, 753. Account of the landing of the English there, 755.

James, William, an English pirate, order of the states general for seizing him, 718.

Jannot, monsieur, the French consul, general reasons for not admitting him in that quality at Rotterdam, 80.

Jenks, Joseph, his information, 230.

Jennings, captain John, his account of a discourse held with mr. John Ashburnham, 548.

Jermyn, lord, with the duke of York at Paris, 235. To go to Cologne to know king Charles's pleasure concerning the duke, 579.

Jersey, isle of, a petition relating thereto, 213. Order thereupon, ibid. Report of the commissioners appointed to examine into it, ibid. Order to the governor touching the securing of it, 231.

Jessop, mr. William, takes the examination of Joun Corbin, touching a design of falling upon the soldiers in their quarters, 42.

Inobiquin, lord, his regiment cast away in the duke of Guise's retreat from Italy, 39.

Infantado, duke of, courts the Genoese to an alliance with the Spaniards, 154.

Ingram, William, his examination touching sir Arthur Haselrig's correspondence with king Charles, 353.

John, don of Austria. See Auftria.

Jones, colonel Philip, his instructions for securing the garrison of Shrewsbury, 220. His letter to secretary Thurloe, touching lady Littcot's business, 686.
-, — Richard, his information touching the insurrection, 316.
-, — Francis, his examination concerning the insurrection, 344. Requests secretary Thurloe to mediate with the protector for his pardon, 504.
-, — Edward, his deposition touching the insurrection in Montgomeryshire, 310.
-, — Thomas, his examination on oath, touching a company at sir Thomas Harris's, 284, 342.
-, — Anne, her deposition concerning the same, 272.

Jonggestsetal, thought to incite the provinces to insist upon calling Beverning and Nieuport to an account, 84.

Ireland, letter from several officers there, touching the protestants of Piedmont, 466. Persons nominated for judges of the courts of justice established there, 549. Other regulations made touching the government of that kingdom, 623.
-, — Deputy and council of. See Fleetwood. Desire the protector's further order touching sir Brice Cockeran, 18. And directions about colonel Eyres and colonel Treswell, 364.
-, — colonel, takes security for the appearance of colonel Werden, 359.

Irish, suspected of designs against the government, 139. In great hopes of a sudden change, 196. Expect the arrival of Ormonde and others from king Charles, ibid.

Isley, George, his examination, 89.

Italy, princes of, order the people near the highway to Rome, to retire into walled towns, on account of the French forces, 1. Troubled at the peace between Sweden and Brandenburgh, 144.

Jubb, captain, complaint against him by the mayor, &c. of Southampton, 273.

Judges, seized at Sarum assizes by the cavaliers, 221. Set at liberty by colonel Boteler, 243. Representation from several of the judges at York to the sollicitor general concerning their commissions, 359.


Keamer, lieutenant, ordered to attend the protecter, 46.

Keate, mr. his information touching the insurrection at Sarum, 648.

Kelsey, colonel, apprehends several suspected persons, but releases most of them upon bail, 300. List of horses seized by him, ibid.

Kemping, mr. his business at the Hague, 14.

Kingdon, captain, recommendation of him, 183.

Kitson, mr. his information touching the insurrection at Sarum, 648.

Koningsmark, no friend to the protector, 277. Levies forces for the king of Sweden, ibid. Proposed to command a third separate army, 424.

Kynaston, Ralph, his deposition touching the plot to surprize Shrewsbury castle, 209. His further examination, 210. His consession, 211. His letter to John Kynaston, esq; 214. Depositions taken concerning him, 259. Sent up to London, 336.
-, — Thomas, his account of proceedings against some persons at Conway concerned in the plot against the government, 168.


LAcy, William, his information, 156.

Lambert, major general, receives intelligence of some dangerous persons, 329. Caution given him by Manning, 591.

Landgrave, cardinal, to receive the hat from the new Pope, 402.

Landrecy, besieged by the French, 563. Loss sustained by the besiegers in a sally, ibid. Proceedings in the siege, 557, 577, 610. The besiegers in great want of provisions, 588. The place surrendered, 617. Te Deum sung at Paris upon that account, 671.

Langdale, sir Marmaduke, proposes to follow king Charles, 322.

Langton, Alexander, his examination touching the plot, 701.

Langres, bishop of, dies, 131. Person talk'd of to succeed him, ibid.

Laurence, mr. Richard, his account of some proceedings at Constantinople, 726.

Lawson, vice-admiral, information against him, 185.
-, — captain, his recommendation of vice-admiral Blewitt, 269.

Leay, captain, apprehended, 252.

Lechmere, mr. his account of the situation of affairs at Worcester, 290.

Lectoure, bishop of, dies, 85.

Leda, marquis de, prepares for his embassy to England, 54. Acquaints the protector of the necessity of his return to Flanders, 154. Splendidly conducted to Gravesend, 570. His business in England only to make a compliment, ibid. Said to be gone away dissatisfied, 613.

Lee, Robert, his examination, 202.

Leger, mr. minister at Geneva, extracts of several of his letters to mr. Stouppe concerning the protestants of Piedmont, 459, seqq.

Le Grand, Jaques, merchant at Cologne, an intercepted letter to him, 676.

Le Maire, monsieur, acquaints secretary Thurloe of his arrival at the Hague, 429.

Lemprier, Michael, esq; constituted bailiff of the isle of Jersey, 688.

Leopold, archduke. See Austria.
-, — Ignatius, elected king of Hungary, 532. His coronation deferred, 539. Reason of it, ibid.

Lesno, earl of, chief of the Polish embassadors in Sweden, 671. See Polish embassadors.

Lilburne, col. Robert, his proceedings in apprehending suspected persons about York, 226. His account of proceedings in relation to the trial of the prisoners there, 359, seq. Suspects some in commission, 360. Secures lord John Bellasis, 587. Recommends mr. John Drummond to the protector, 729.
-, — John, confined in Elizabeth castle, representation of the governor concerning him, 512. Desires his father may be sent to him, 629.

Limburgh, country of, debates and proceedings touching the making of retorsion against it, 632, seq. 666.

Lincoln, commissioners, their proceedings in securing the peace of the county, 311.

Linie, president, prince Condé's confident, taken prisoner by the garrison of Quesnoy, 565.

Lionne, monsieur de, sent by the French king to Rome, 11. Receives audience of the college of cardinals in the conclave, 131. His account of the dispute betwixt the French king and the pope touching cardinal de Retz, 578.

Lisle, John, one of the commissioners of the great seal, takes his seat in the court of chancery, 570.

Litcott, sir John. See Thurloe.

Littleton, sir Henry, apprehended 78. His examination in the tower, 129.
-, — Charles, his examination, 107, seq.

Lloyd, James, his examination, 70, seq.
-, — Morgan and Daniel, with others, send intelligence of a rising designed in Denbighshire, 207.

London, militia of, resolutions of the commissioners relating thereto, 221, 318.

London, city, advice to the protector about disarming it, 276.

Longland, mr. agent at Leghorn, his several letters of intelligence, relating to the affairs of Italy, France, Spain, &c. 1, 12, 244, 321, 374, 422, 428, 471, 526, 550, 634, 663. Desires instructions about providing a port for general Blake's fleet, 144. Desires payment of money disbursed for horses for the protector, 154. His reflection upon the alteration in the affairs of Portugal, 321. Desires to be reimbursed his losses out of the prizes taken by general Blake, 322. His account of the insult offered to general Blake at Tunis, 326. Buys some Neapolitan horses for the protector, 526, 550. His letter to secretary Thurloe touching dr. Bayly, 641. His account of the motions and designs of the Spanish fleet in the Mediterranean, 702, 720.

Longueville, duke de, complimented by cardinal Mazarin, 44. Returns to his government, 45.

Lorn, lord, 28.

Lorrain, Francis of, seasted at Paris, 45. Is at Brussels, 502. Sets out for the army, 556.
-, — duke of, his design to escape from Toledo discovered and prevented, 420.

Lorrainers, two regiments revolt to the French, 28.

Lowe, Thomas, his examination, 91.

Lucas, sir Jarvise, recommended to the protector, 134.
-, — lord, imprisoned, 593.
-, — mr. proceedings in order to his trial at Sarum, 271.

Ludlow, lieutenant general, his answer to Fleetwood's demand of his commission, 112. Gives his parole to attend the protector in a time limited, 142. Proposal made to secretary Thurloe in relation to him, 407. His engagement, 744.

Ludovisio, Nicolao, prince, likely to be reinstated at Rome, upon the success of the Spaniards against the duke of Guise, 4.

Lush, Martha, her information, touching the insurrection at Sarum, 648.

Lyon, colonel. See Bordeaux.


Mackes, Edmond, under condemnation, his petition, 375.

Mackworth, colonel, gives information of an intended insurrection through England and Wales, 208. His proceedings in securing the garrison of Shrewsbury, 218. His account of sir John Reighnolds's escape, 706.

Maddocks, John, his examination, 229.

Magnus, count Gabriel, appointed governor of Lysland, 534.

Makeham, Bevis, his information, 155.

Maleverer, sir Richard, makes his escape with mr. Walter, 304.

Malta, grand master, sends an embassador to condole with the emperor on the death of the king of the Romans, 21. Excuses his not receiving the duke of Guise's forces into his island, 48. Writes to the pope to endeavour to procure a peace in Europe, ibid.

Mancini, monsieur, proposed to marry one of the duchess of Esguillon's nieces, 85.

Manning, mr. offers to make discoveries to Thurloe, 190, 195. Desires money from him, 224. and a cypher, 301. His information against several persons, 302. His intelligence about the proceedings of King Charles and his agents, 339. His advice relating thereto, ibid, seq. His further account of the designs of king Charles and his agents, 390, 457, 591, seq. Ordered to meet the duke of Gloucester and others coming to Cologne, 457. Sends an account of the persons with king Charles at Cologne, 458. His caution to general Lambert, 591.

Mantua, duke of, splendidly entertained by the French court, 657. Makes a new league with them, 670. Conditions of it, ibid.
-, — old duchess of, leaves the court of Spain, and goes to Milan, 479.

Marbury, messieurs, information against them, 53.

Marcheville, monsieur de, 128. See Cezi.

Marchio, count, set at liberty by the new pope, 401.

Mariemburgh, the powder magazine there blown up, 471. A fresh supply of ammunition sent thither, ibid.

Marley, sir John, maintained by the earl of Newcastle at Antwerp, 207.
-, — Robert, his examination, 207.

Marshal, George, warden of New-college Oxford, his letter to the protector inclosing intelligence from Hamburgh concerning some designs in favour of king Charles, 345.

Martinozzi, cardinal Mazarin's niece, married to the duke of Modena's eldest son, 454. Her portion, 482.

Massey, major, intelligence of his being in England, 165. Proceedings thereupon, 177, seq. Arrives at Hamburgh, and entertained by some of the English company of merchants, 741.

Mauray, monsieur, a priest at Paris sent to the Bastille, 671. Reason of it, ibid.

Maurice, prince, 20. His conference with the Dutch commissaries, 23. Endeavours to forward the levies in Westphalia, 50. Refuses to be under the command of Brederode, 530. Makes report of the bad condition of the cavalry, 633.

Mayerne, sir Theodore, his death, 312.

Maynard, lord, seized and imprisoned, 593.

Mazarin, cardinal, his niece proposed to marry the duke of Savoy, 1. His father's death, 2. Makes great preparations against Naples, 10. His measures disconcerted by the duke of Guise's defeat, 39. His reprimand to Servien and Fouquet, 40. His letters and advice to Bordeaux, 41, 58, 117, 124, 302, 327, 457, 742. His conjectures about the design of the English fleet, 59. Against a peace with Spain, 235. Censures Bordeaux for his conduct in the treaty, 327, 343, 457. Disavows his being accessary to any commotions in England, 327. Very desirous of peace with England, 343. Orders the English ships to be released, 351. Dissatisfied with cardinal Anthony Barbarini, 417. His cabinet robbed, 434. His niece married to the duke of Modena's eldest son, 454. Keeps other correspondents in England besides the embassador, 465. Desires him to buy some horses for his own use, 475. Portion given by him with his niece, 482. Goes from Compeigne to la Fere, 491. Sends a person privately to confer with king Charles, 533. Excuses the massacre of the protestants in Piedmont, 536. Holds a council of war at Laon, 543. Prevents cardinal Antonio Barbarini's embassy to France, 550. Difference between him and the pope, relating to cardinal de Retz, 720. Subject of his conference with the commissioner sent into Savoy by the protector, 731.

Mazine, captain intelligence of his being come over to England, 390. His business there, ibid.

Medicis, cardinals de, have cardinal Pimentelli's benefices conferred upon them by the new pope, 401.

Meilleraye, mareschal de, his son's marriage with one of the cardinal's nieces broken off, 131. Harangues the states of Bretagne to induce them to furnish the sum demanded by the king, 564.

Menghem, count, an attempt made to assassinate him in his coach at Brussels, 456. The assassine taken, ibid.

Merchants, English, their petitions to the protector touching their losses by the Portugueze, 198, 200. Their case, 199. Exceptions to the king of Portugal's decree, 201.

Mercæur, duke of, relieves Rosa, and takes Cape de Quies, 487. Order for his commanding under his father revoked, 727.

Middlethorp, Peter, caution taken about him at Dover, 164.

Middleton, lieut. general, his forces greatly reduced, 3, 28. His letter to Mac Gregour, proposing to lay down their arms, intercepted, 42. Permitted to do so by the king, 44. Capitulates, 99. Returns to Cologne in great esteem, 532. An intercepted letter from him to the earl of Athol, 732. Another to Glencairne, 733.
-, — sir Thomas, his letter to mr. Lloyd touching the intended insurrection in England and Wales, recommended to have a commission for raising a regiment, 298.

Milan, state of, bound to assist the catholicks of Switzerland, 144.

Miller, captain, his examination touching major general Overton, 197.

Minard, monsieur, secretary to the French embassador in England, 45. His letters to the embassador, 326, 513.

Minors, John, information against him and others for coining, 422.

Minsky, taken by the Russians, 714.

Missenden, mr. his observations upon the transactions in Holland and Brabant, 13. Puts a trick upon the Dutch lawyers, about the affair of Amboyna, ibid.

Mocenigo, dies in Candia, 5.

Modena, duke of, departs dissatisfied from Paris, 92. Made the French king's general for Italy, 154. Beats back the Spanish forces to Milan, 321. Occasion of the quarrel between them, ibid. Marries one of cardinal Mazarin's nieces, 454.

Modyford. See Muddyford.

Monck, general, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 3. Advertises the protector of a design against him, 28. Desires instructions concerning lord Lorn, ibid. A letter from several officers of his regiment intercepted, 29. Secures some of them, 45, seq. 66. Further account of his proceedings, 46, 55, 76, seq. 99. Refuses to agree to a ceffation of arms with Middleton, ibid. His letter to the protector in favour of the remonstrators, 117. His representation of the wants of the army, 130. His reflections upon the behaviour of Harrison and others, 179. Receives information of a design against him, 185. Sends several intercepted letters to the protector, 217. Desires money to pay the troops, ibid. Gives information about one Finley, an agent for king Charles in London, 313. His letter to the protector touching the earl of Calander, 411. Silences one mr. Hogg, a preacher in Scotland, 440. His representation touching several prisoners discharged from Barbados, 488. Recommends a Scotish gentleman who is very intimate with king Charles and may be useful to the protector, 700. Commission appointing him and others of the council in Scotland, 711.

Monro, sir George, deserts Middleton, 42.

Montalto, cardinal, dies of a gluttonish disease, 402. Favours done him by the pope, ibid. A friend to the Spaniards, ibid. Dies in debt, 417.

Montgomeryshire, an insurrection designed there, 207,—209.

Montpouillon, monsieur de, mareschal Turenne's nephew, dangerously wounded at Landrecy, 610.

Montreal, archbishop of, vacant by cardinal Montalto's death, pretenders to it, 417.

Money, counterfeit, information against several persons for coining it, 422.

Moon, Richard, his examination touching a pamphlet reflecting upon the protector, 738.

Moore, lord, desires an enlargement of the time allowed him to compound for his estate, 145.
-, — William, his examination touching the plot, 375.

More, Richard, his examination touching the same, 287.

Morell, mr. his letter of news to secretary Thurloe, 444.

Morgau, John, information against him, 225.

Morland, Samuel, sent by the protector to the duke of Savoy, embarks at Dover, 458. His letter to secretary Thurloe touching his travelling charges, 531. Received at Turin with great civility, 672. Justifies the proceedings of the Waldenses, 673.

Morley, colonel, seizes and sends several suspected papers to secretary Thurloe, 369.

Morris, Andrew, his information against Thomas Smith, 352.
-, — colonel, account of his behaviour at Barbados, 250.

Muscow, terrible havock made there by the plague, 26.

Muddiford, colonel, his observations concerning the WestIndies, 62, 63. Incenses the council of Barbados, 250. Commendation of his behaviour, ibid. His account of the ill success of the English Troops at Hispaniola, 565. Presses the sending of a re-inforcement to Jamaica, ibid. His representation of the dangerous situation of Barbados, arising from divisions in the assembly, ibid, & seq. His account of several other transactions there, 620, 683.

Muscovites, take the fort of Dunenberg, 108. Reflection upon their intemperance, 175, 426. Worsted in an action with the Poles, ibid. Appear upon the frontiers of Livonia, 424. Beaten from Dunenberg, 539.

Muscovy, czar of, progress of his arms against Poland, 25, seq. 714. Disgusts the foreign officers in his army by not fulfilling his promises, 26. Loses his uncle Romansue, ibid. Accommodates matters with Persia, 27. Banishes the English from Archangel, 50. Demands a passage for 50,000 men through Lysland, 108. Manner of his entrance into Mosco, 173. Ceremony observed at his leaving it, 257. The true reason of his not allowing the English embassador to go over land to Riga, 258. Ground of the war between him and Poland, 388. Number of his troops, 426. His court and character, 711, seqq.
-, — chancellor of, his answer to the proposals of mr. Prideaux, 575, seq.
-, —embassador of, at Vienna, departs, 22.
-, —envoy of, at the Hague, his extraordinary demands and propositions, 747.


NAchale, monsieur gets into Lisbon with his squadron, 20.

Nantz, splendid reception given by the townsmen to mareschal de la Ferte's lady, 441.

Napier, lord, busy in the Highlands for king Charles, 28.

Naples, reflections upon the situation of affairs there, 1. Enraged against the French, 9. Several persons apprehended there for holding intelligence with them, ibid. Fleet goes to Cadiz to join the rest of the Spanish fleet, 154.
-, —viceroy of, goes to the church Madona de Constantinopoliti to perform a vow, 5. Sets a priest at liberty upon the news of the election of the new pope, 401.

Nasy, David, his account of the strength and designs of the Spanish fleet, 750.

Nassau, prince of, his letter to the states general on their decision of the differences arisen in Ommelands between the Eems and the Lauwers, 586.

Navarr, secretary, takes orders, 54.

Naughton, Mac, 28.

Navy, English, estimate of the charge of it, 64.

Nedham, captain Clement, his examination, 229.

Nelson, mr. sends mrs. Aske's examination to secretary Thurloe, 161.

Nevet, Thomas, his examination touching the plot, 303.

Newburgh, duke of, levies forces against the duke of Brandenburgh, 44. His lady delivered of a daughter, 100. Deals rigourously with the protestants of Juliers and Berg, 473.

Newman, colonel, apprehended, 252.

Newell, Benjamin, of Shrewsbury, his examination, 283.

Newport, lord Francis, and his brother, sent to the tower, 537.

Newton, doctor, information against him, 138.

Nicholas, Joseph, his proceedings in order to secure Monmouthshire against the cavaliers, 242. His account of the state of the troops and country thereabouts, 252. Defires a supply of arms, ibid.

Nicoll, Anthony, offers his services to the protector, 227.

Nieuseille. See Bordeaux.

Nieuport, the Dutch embassador at London, his representation touching the non-inclusion of the states general in the treaties with Sweden, Portugal, and Denmark, 21. Desires a draught of an act for the payment of the sum stipulated to the East-India company, ibid. Proposals for a maritime treaty with England, 32. His account of several proceedings in parliament, 35, seq. 101. Urges the business of the queen of Bohemia's creditors, 36. His conference with the English commissioners touching the maritime treaty, and other proceedings, ibid, & seq. His character of Bordeaux, 101. Advises the appointing of persons at the sea-port towns in England to take care of the Dutch affairs, 102. Complains of the commissions granted to privateers during the war, not being repealed, 235. His memorials concerning a Dutch ship called the Schaep taken by one of the said privateers, 236, 419. In behalf of the Dutch merchants, 357. Touching the appointment of commissaries to adjust the differences between England and Holland, 423. His letter to the pensioner De Wit, 430. To Ruysch, touching the reformed in Piedmont, 449. Disgusts some members of the states by helping to conclude the treaty between England and France, 473. His conferences with the protector, touching the Protestants of Piedmont, 477, 527, seq. His negotiations about settling the frontiers of New Netherland in America, ibid. His remonstrance touching the superscription of the protector's letter to the states general, ibid. His proceedings in order to obtain the restitution of several ships taken by Penn and others, 527. Complains to the protector of several injuries done to the subjects of the states general by depredations, &c. 528, 623. Ordered to remonstrate against the designs of the king of Sweden, 551. His account of the regulations made by the protector in the court of Chancery, and other transactions in England, 570, seq. 593, 622, seq. 637. His letter to the states general touching the ship called the House of Shuyden, 637. His conference with the Swedish embassador. 672. His memorial touching a ship called, the Hare in the Field taken by the English, 685. His conference with some of the council touching depredations committed by the English, 749.

Nismes, narrative of the state and sufferings of the protestants there, 405, seq.

Noell, mr. Thomas, his account of the English forces at Santo Domingo in America, 514.

Norfolk, people of, disaffected to the protector, 328.

Northumberland, earl of, an intercepted letter to him, 106.

Norwood, major Henry, his examination, 65, seq. 130. A paper found in his pocket sent to secretary Thurloe, 96.

Nottingham, proceedings there in order to prevent the cavaliers escaping, 264.

Nutley, mr. his letter to secretary Thurloe relating to the trial of the prisoners at Sarum, 372. and at Exeter, 381, 398.


OLympia, Donna, restores all the writs she had of Innocent the XIth to the new pope, 401.

Ommelands, their affair decided, 595.

Ommeren, sieur, proposed to be sent as envoy from the states general to Savoy, 609, 703, seq.

Opdam, admiral, designed to command the Dutch fleet in the Baltick, 703. Debates about furnishing money for his Journey, ibid.

Orange, prince of, divisions about his seclusion, 19, 20. abate, 22. Order for praying for him in Friesland, 23. Obstructions to his being made captain general, 50. His estate sold, ibid. His party prevalent in Zealand, 553. His commissioner at Brussels returns with nothing but words, 556. Debates in the states general about his education, 633.
-, —princess royal of, her answer to the letter of the states of Holland touching the king's being at Ivyling, 293.

Orleans, duke of, an information against one of his followers for disrespect to the Mass, quashed, 2. Obstruction to his accommodation with the French court, 9. Means used to prevail upon him, 40, 49. Proposal made to him by the French king, 679.
-, —duchess of, goes with her daughter to Blois, 442.

Ormonde, quarrels with Wilmot, 114. Reason of his not going with the duke of Gloucester, 44. Goes to the king at Cologne, 55. and thence with Newport and O-Neil to Holland in disguise, 659.

Otes, mr. and others, secured in Scotland by general Monck, 66.

Overton, colonel, secured in Scotland, 46. His letter to general Monck, ibid. Letters to and from him intercepted, 47, 55. A letter relating to him found with his secretary, 56. His letters to the protector, 67. To Lambert, ibid. To Disbrowe, 68. His verses reflecting on the protector, 75. Sent up to London, 76. Committed to the tower, 110. His answer to the charge against him, ibid, & seq. Information given of his designs, 185. A letter directed to him seized and sent to the protector, 217. Caution about him and his correspondents, 280.

Overyssel, province of, protest entered by the deputies of Campen and Zwol against the letters of the assembly at Deventer, 14. A justification of them exhibited, 80. Differences in the said province increase, 293. Debates in the states general about them, 446, seq.

Outremeuse, country of. See Limburgh.

Owen, doctor John, his account of the state of affairs at Oxford, 281. Remonstrates against the proceedings of the commissioners for ejecting ministers, ibid. His encomium upon mr. Unton Crooke, 488.
-, — Edward, his examination and deposition, touching the insurrection, 354.
-, — Thomas, serjeant in the governor of Bristol's company, his information against Thomas Smith, 351.

Oxenstiern, count, his civility to mr. Rolt, the English envoy, 736. No friend to the family of the Stuarts, ibid.

Oysel, Jaques, his letter to Nieuport, 617.


PAckington, sir John apprehended, 78.

Paine, Gilbert, his examination touching his master, mr. Thomas Bray, 282.

Palestrino, prince of, breaks his leg, 5.

Palmer, George, secures several suspected persons, 68, 82, 110.
-, — Jeffrey, sent prisoner to the tower, 537.
-, — William, his information against sir Seymour Pyle, 309.

Pamphilio, resigns his charge of general of the church to the new pope, 401.

Paris, parliament of, dispute between them and the French court, 441, 444.
-, — lieutenant of, gives orders for apprehending a person that endeavoured to stir up the people against the protestants, 564.
-, — curates of, resolve not to admit persons indecently habited, to the communion, 589. Their extraordinary attachment to cardinal de Retz, 589.

Parkes, Richard, his examination touching the insurrection, 348.

Parliament of England, their resolutions touching the army, 36. and several articles of government, ibid, and 101. Dissolved, 123. List of them, 132, seq. Reflection upon their proceedings, 232.

Parma, duke of, his brother arrives at Venice, 5.

Parry, Anne, her examination touching an agent of the pope in London, 167.

Patrickson, James, his examination concerning the insurrection, 452.

Pavia, besieged by prince Thomas and the duke of Modena, 657. Various reports about the success of the siege, 720.

Paul, a French commander, endeavours used by the English to take him, 9. Seizes a Spanish ship laden with corn, ibid. Unable to assist the duke of Guise, 48.

Peck, captain, his letter to capt. Griffith concerning an attempt designed against Wrexham, 208.

Peirce, Thomas, a prisoner in the tower, his letter to secretary Thurloe, 573.

Pell, John and Edmund Cremer, their letter to secretary Thurloe concerning one William Cobb, a disaffected person apprehended by them, 161.
-, — mr. the protector's envoy in Switzerland, his account of the affairs of Geneva, 431.

Pembroke hall, fellows of, disclaim their right of choosing a master, 396.

Penaranda, conde de, appointed embassador from Spain to the emperor, 517. Benefits conferred on him by the king, ibid.

Penn, admiral, commander of the fleet designed for the West-Indies, 11. Sets sail, 36. Misunderstanding between him and Venables removed, 249. Various reports about his success, 417, seq. 636, 662. Conjectures about his designs, 434. A reinforcement preparing for his fleet, 477. His commission and instructions to admiral Goodson, 582. His letter to major general Fortescue, 585. Takes the island of Canaries, and other adjacent places, 610. A reinforcement sent to his fleet, 623. His letter to the protector upon his arrival at Spithead, 752.

Penruddock, John, (with others) seizes the judges at the assizes of Sarum, 237. Proclaims king Charles at Blandford, 248. Made prisoner, 263. His design to break through the guards prevented, 381. Condemned at Exeter, 394.

Penryn, John, his examination, 202.

Petit, monsieur, his letter to mr. Augier, 10. Several letters of intelligence sent to him, 437, 442, seqq.

Petre, lord, imprisoned, 593. His letter to secretary Thurloe, praying his enlargement, 699.

Pett, mr. Peter, desires authority to search ships and vessels, for suspected persons, 720.

Phalsburgh, princess, endeavours to bring the duke of Orleans to court, 40.

Pianezze, marquis of, commands the army against the protestants of Piedmont, 384. Receives a great affront from prince Thomas of Savoy, 628.

Pickering, Francis, his examination touching the insurrection in North Wales, 676.

Piedmont, protestants of. See Protestant.

Pimentelli, cardinal, his benefices given to the cardinals de Medicis by the new pope, 401.

Pinckney, William, his examination, 647.

Plessis, monsieur de, killed at Naples, 10.

Pococke, doctor, recommendation of him, 281.

Poincy, monsieur de, complaint made by the French embassador about his being taken and detained by two English ships, 628.

Poland, king of, desirous of an alliance with the Dutch, 14. Marches towards the Black sea to oppose the Cossacks, 26. Endeavours to instigate the protector against Muscovy, 50. Makes a collection for king Charles, ibid. Prevails against the Cossacks, 84. Retakes a city taken from him by the Muscovites, 257. His troops intercept the provisions sent to Smolensko, 389. Expects assistance from the grand seignior, 703. Desires a parly with the king of Sweden, 727. His troops beaten by the Swedes, 728. Resolves to fight the Swedes, 736. Number of his troops, ibid.

Polish envoy, in England. See Bye.
-, — at Stockholm, not admitted to audience for want of new credentials, 214. Another arrives, and obtains audience, 555. Subject of his commission, ibid.
-, — embassador at Vienna, departs, 22.

Polish embassadors, two arrive at Stockholm, 578. Their reception, 597. Obtain audience, 598. Their conference with the Swedish commissioners, ibid. Propose the French embassador for moderator, ibid. Complain of the king of Sweden's refusing to admit of any mediators, 671.
-, — resident at the Hague, demands assistance against the Swedes, 666, 733. His conference with the commissioners of the states general reported, 735.

Pope, alters his conduct upon the defeat of the duke of Guise, 4. Afraid of the consequences of his death to his friends, ibid, & seq. Hinders the Barbarini's from sending assistance to the duke of Guise, 10. Falls dangerously ill, 30. Names Sforza for his successor, 69. Releases the prisoners in the castle of St. Angelo, ibid. Restores the government of Rome to Pamphilio, ibid. His advice to the cardinals, 70. His death, 87, 99. Cardinals nominated to succeed him, 131. His saying about the Lutherans, 154. Differences in the conclave about the election of a new pope, 163. See Cardinals. Another elected, 326. Name assumed by him, 351. Agreeable to the French court, ibid. Account of several laudable actions done by him upon his advancement to the popedom, 401. His character, 405. Refuses to admit count Harach as embassador from the emperor, 417. Excites the arms of Savoy against the protestants, 428. Commands all whores to depart from Rome and the ecclesiastical state, 467. A merry pasquinade thereupon, ibid. Makes his brother captain of the guard, 471. Labours for a general peace, 481, 721. An express sent by him to Paris, refuses to deliver his packet to any but the king, 579. Sends money to the authors of the massacre in Piedmont, 608. Proposes a marriage between the French king and the infanta of Spain, 610. Endeavours to unite France, Spain and Germany against the English, ibid. A satyrical inscription writ underneath his arms, 619. Prosecutes Donna Olympia for large sums of money put into her hands in the late pope's time, 628. Differences between him and cardinal Mazarin about cardinal de Retz, 720.
-, — captain, recommended to secretary Thurloe to have a commission, 296.

Pope's nuncio, at Paris, his conference with the Venetian embassador, 48. Complains of an article in the French Gazette, ibid.
-, — in Spain, goes thence to Rome, 478.
-, —agent at London, information given against him, 309, seq.

Portugal, become very considerable since their separation from Spain, 321.
-, —king of, proposes to send eight ships to reinforce mr. Nachale, 20. His decree touching English ships, 200. Exceptions to it, 201. Makes incursions into Spain, 367.

Powell, Thomas, an intercepted letter from him, 145.
-, — James, his account of the disposition of Bristol towards the protector, 169, seq. Sends several papers from the mayor and aldermen to him, 181. See Aldworth, Robert. Declines accepting the commission sent him upon account of his health, 260. Nominates mr. Blackwell in his stead, ibid. Desires a commission for major Harper, ibid. Excuses his refusing the commission offered to himself, 296. Reason of his requesting it for captain Pope instead of Blackwell, ibid.
-, — Vavasor, discovers part of the plot in North Wales, 252.
-, — Edward, his deposition touching the plot, 287.

Powlet, captain, killed at Hispaniola, 506.

Pratt, Michael, his examination, 228.

Preston, Elias, his examination, 269, 342.

Price, John, his information against one Burnett, 261.
-, — John their examination touching the insurrection, 272.
-, — Evan their examination touching the insurrection, 272.

Prideaux, mr. William, account of his journey from Archangel to Moscow, 24, seq. Of the progress of the czar's arms against Poland, 25, seqq. His first audience, and the manner of his reception, 173, seq. His speech to the czar, 175. His conference with the chancellor, 187. Desires the czar's answer to his propositions, and his discharge, 239. His second conference with the chancellor, 256. Complains of incivilities, ibid. His second audience of the czar, 257. His conjecture about the reason of the czar's refusing to let him go over land to Riga, 258. Desires money for his extraordinary expences, ibid. Receives orders to go to Archangel, 386. Obliged to discharge his Russ servants, ibid. Complains heavily of ill usage in several particulars, ibid. & seq. Refuses a present sent him from the emperor, 387. His conference with the Swedish commissary, 383. His letter to the chancellor touching his prestave, 389. His reflections upon the manners of the Russians, 426. Inveighs against the patriarch, ibid. His remarks upon the chancellor's answer to his propositions, 577. His letter to the chancellor of Muscovy, 586. His third conference with the chancellor, 599, seqq. Complains of the omission of the protector's titles in the chancellor's answers, 698. His observation upon the omission of the usual ceremonies at his departure from Moscow, ibid. His reception at Archangel, 699. His description of the person and character of the czar, and accounts of the whole court, 711, seqq. His account of goods exported from Archangel in 1655, and their value, 713. and of the progress of the war between Russ and the Poles, 714.

Prideaux, Edmund, attorney-general, his opinion about the power of the protector to make a lease of a Recusant's estate, 342. His account of proceedings against the prisoners at Salisbury, 361, 371, seqq. 377, seq.—at Exon, 398, 402.—at Chard, 407. His letter to secretary Thurloe concerning the master of the rolls, 593.

Priests, popish, information of several of them in England, 23.

Prior, William, his information touching col. Eaires, and others, 146.

Prisoners. See Royalists. List of those in the counties of Devon and Somerset, who were committed after the insurrection, 306. Their plea, 391, seqq. Names of those condemned, 394. In the gatehouse desire secretary Thurloe to present their petition to the protector, 705.

Protector unveiled, a pamphlet so called, 149.

Protestants, of Piedmont, their letter to monsieur Servien the French embassador, 361. Cruelly massacred by the troops of Savoy, 384. Several accounts of the horrid barbarities exercised towards them, 411, seqq. 441, 443, 558, 656. Make retaliations upon the Romanists, 443, 462, 490, 656. Letter from the officers of the army in Ireland to the protector concerning them, 466. Several petitions in favour of them presented to the protector, 476. Publish a manifesto, 513. Extract of a letter from Geneva, relating to the situation of their affairs, 538. Letter from one of the deputies in France about the same, 543. A collection made for them in London, 558. Conjecture about the design of it, 568. Amount of it, 623. Copy of an amnesty proposed for them by France, 626. Negotiations for a peace set on foot, 657. Their affairs accommodated by the mediation of France, 742, 745.
-, —at Paris, complain of a person preaching in the streets to stir up the people against them, 564. Order thereupon, ibid.
-, —of Languedoc, give umbrage to the French court by their several levies, 684.

Pugh, Griffith, depositions of two of that name, touching the insurrection, 319, 341.

Pyle, Sir Seymour, apprehended, 309. Information given against him, ibid.


QUakers, information of a great concourse of them at Swannington, 94. Disperse, 116. Further information against them, 117. Grow very considerable, 123.

Queries, &c. a pamphlet so called, presented to the protector, 150, seq.

Quesnoy, of great use to the French, 102. Relieved. 329. Reinforced by mareschal Turenne, 452, 471. Victualed by mareschal Hoquincourt, 480.

Quincy, count de, accused of being accessary to the massacre of the protestants in Piedmont, 528.


RAnelaugh, countess of, her letter to secretary Thurloe in favour of the children of viscount Neuterville, 421.

Rand, captain, some of his men detained by the Spaniards, 144. Complains of the behaviour of the Dutch, ibid.

Ratcliffe, sir George, two of his letters intercepted, 732, 750.

Read, mr. endeavours to escape from the tower, 192. His examination thereupon, ibid.

Reay, lord, disappoints Middleton, 42.

Recorder. See Steele.

Reginel, duke of, defeated by the Muscovites, 26.

Religion, proceedings in order to the settling of it in England, 36.

Remonstrators in Scotland, their request to general Monck, 117.

Retz, cardinal, arrives at Rome, 1. Receives a cardinal's hat, 5. Hurt by a fall, 11. Obtains audience, 35. Present made him by the pope, 41. Declared guilty of treason in France, 48. Receives a pension from Spain, 99. His circular letters to the French bishops, burnt by the hangman, 131. Nominates two priests his vicars general in opposition to those appointed by the court, 534. Ill consequences apprehended from that affair, 562. Dispute between the French king and the pope about him, 578. His arms put up in a church at Paris, 589. A priest committed to the bastille at Paris for writing something about him which displeased the court, 671. Is sick at Rome, 684.

Reynolds, commissary general, his account of the state of affairs and proceedings at and about Shrewsbury, 265. Recommends the sending of a commission for the trial of prisoners, ibid. His proceedings in order to discover the persons concerned in the insurrection, 298. Proposes to put them to the torture to make them discover their accomplices, ibid. Recommends several persons for commissioners, ibid. Sends Armstrong and Kynaston to London, 336. and the depositions touching the late design, 356.
-, — Richard, his examination touching the company at sir Thomas Harris's, 283.

Rhingrave, represents the dangerous situation of his country to the states general, 552.

Richard, J. de, secretary to the Spanish embassador at the Hague, his memorial relating to the disorders committed by the garrison of Weert, 105.

Richmond, duke of, his death, 312.

Rivers, lord. See Thurloe,

Riviere, abbot of, talked of to succeed the bishop of Langres, 131.

Roades, Theobald, an indenization granted him, 688.

Roch, mr. his information of several popish priests in England, 23.

Rochester, lord. See Wilmot.

Rogers, William, his proceedings in order to secure Hereford and other places against the cavaliers, 237. His account of the posture of affairs there, 216. Secures col. Birch, 262.
-, — Nathaniel, his information, 257. His deposition, 268.
-, — Thomas, his examination and deposition concerning the insurrection, 317.
-, — mr. a preacher, vindication of the complaints against him, 136, seq. Information against him, 483. Letter to the protector concerning him, 485.

Rohan, Chabot, duke of, dies, 163.

Rolles, judge, receives his quietus, 538.

Rolt, major, sent envoy to Sweden, his instructions, 418. His dangerous voyage, 709. Visited by the Swedish resident at Hamburgh, 710. His journey to Stetin, 736. Substance of his discourse with count Oxenstern, ibid. Desires a further supply of money, ibid.

Romansue, the czar's uncle dies, 26.

Rome, governor of, difference between him and the Barbarini's, 5.

Romer, the Dutch resident at Hamburgh, his letter of intelligence to the states general, 554.

Romish clergy, raise forces against the protestants of Piedmont, 384.

Rose, John, his information, 82.
-, — Henry, his examination, 98.
-, — Samuel, his examination, 403.

Rosenwinge, the Danish agent at London, his memorials concerning the seizure of certain Danish ships, 30, 31. Desires a pass for a ship from England, 311. Memorial delivered by him and H. Willemsen and Petrus Charisius to the states general touching the English ships detained in 1652 at Copenhagen, 642,—646.

Rotterdam, jealous of the French consul general, 50. Refuses to admit him in that quality, 80.

Roughton, William, the elder, his confession touching the insurrection at Sarum, 647.

Rowe, Richard, his examination touching the insurrection at Sarum, 315, 630.

Royalists, informations against them, 64, & passim. Raise insurrections in England and Wales, 207, seqq. Seize upon the judges at Salisbury, 221. Disappointed in their expectations of several to rise with them, 246. Account of their motions, ibid. & seqq. Routed in Devonshire, 263. Disperse, ibid, & seqq. Order of council touching their trial, 295, seq. List of those taken in Devon and Somersetshire, 306, seqq. Copy of the indictment against those at Sarum 390. At Exeter, their plea, 391, seq. Names of those condemned there, 394, seq. Proclamation forbidding their inhabiting within 20 miles of London, 630. Several under confinement discharged, 637.

Rosa, relieved by the duke of Mercœur, 512.

Rupert, prince, at Heidelburgh, 22. Expected at Cologne, 44. Levies forces for the duke of Modena, 414. Discharged from king Charles's court, 459. At variance with Hyde, ibid. Expected at Turin, 490. Engaged to go with the duke of Modena into Italy, 591. Names his general officers, ibid. Leaves Cologne in discontent, 659. Sends the troops raised for the duke of Modena to Italy, and proposes to go himself into the Swedish service, 683.

Russians, approach to the borders of Sweden, 16. Profess great friendship for that court, ibid. See Muscovites.

Ruymmigh, admiral of Sweden, dies, 24.

Ruyter, vice-admiral, convoys some ships to Italy, 154. Designed for Sallée, 552. Goes towards the West, 615.


SAcheverel, Thomas, his examination, 329.

Salisbury, an insurrection there, 221. Notes concerning it, 295. Proceedings against the prisoners there, 361, 370.

Salter, Richard, examined touching the design at Shrewsbury, 271.

Sanderson, Samuel, his information against some suspected Persons, 248.

Savage, an intercepted letter from him, 537.

Savoy, duke of, proposed to marry cardinal Mazarin's niece, 1. Marriage between his daughter and the French king proposed, with what view, 2. Conditions of his marriage with Mazarin's niece, 12. Complains of the French troops quartered in his country, 84. Bound to assist the catholicks of Switzerland, 144. Repeats his outrages against the protestants, 481. His answer to the commissioners of the protestant cantons, 535. Agrees to a truce with them, 654. and makes a peace, 702, 745.
-, —duchess of, taken with an apoplectick fit, but recovers, 479.
-, —prince Thomas of, his expedition, in order to second mareschal Grancy, laid aside, 39. Signifies his safe arrival in Savoy to the French court, 40. His son prince Philibert to command under him as general of the horse, 402. Proposes to meet the duke of Modena at Saccon, 455. Gives the marquis Pianeze the lie, and strikes him, 628. Enters the Milanese, 679.
-, —embassador of, at Paris spreads a report of the grand seignior's having massacred the English, 589.

Saxony, elector of, supplies king Charles with money, 19.

Schaum, Constantine, the prince of Transylvania's envoy to the protector, visits resident Bradshaw in his passage to England, 277. His speech to the protector, 422, seq. Desires secretary Thurloe to procure him a speedy dismission, 462.

Schomberg, count, endeavours to engage many persons of quality in the Palatinate in the service of France, 414.

Schoppe, lieutenant general in Brasil, his petition to the council of war concerning the process against him, 39. Proceedings thereupon, ibid, and 50.

Scotland, account of, the sum necessary to complete the payment of the forces there, 43.
-, — council of, additional instructions for them, 97. Order relating to their number, 423. Their names, ibid. Salary appointed for the clerk and his assistant, 701.

Scott, mr. Thomas, his letter to Thurloe, in favour of mr. Werden, 350.

Seafort, lord, deserts Middleton, 42.

Seal, great, taken from the commissioners, 537.

Sealy, Henry, his letter to secretary Thurloe about mr. Thomas Botson, 187.

Searle, Daniel, governor of Barbadoes, remarks upon his behaviour, 249, seq. His account of the condition of the forces there, 499.

Sedgewicke, major-general, sails with a fleet to reinforce admiral Penn, 623.

Senneterre, mareschal de, splendid reception given to his lady at Nantz, 441. Number and rendezvous of his troops, ibid.

Seymour, mr. Henry, sent to the tower, 537.

Servien, monsieur, his reflection upon Bordeaux, 10. Attends Mazarin to give an account of the publick money, 40. Talk of taking the treasure from him, 84. His discourse with Bordeaux senior, about the peace with England, 303.

Servien, embassador at Turin, forbids the governor and consuls of Pragela assisting the protestants of Piedmont, 413. His letter to Bordeaux, embassador in England, of the affairs of Piedmont, 597. To count Brienne about the same, 655. Enters upon his negotiations for a peace between the duke of Savoy and the protestants, 657. Concludes the treaty, 706, 724.

Saxby, endeavours used to apprehend him, 162, seq. 165. Some soldiers imprisoned at Weymouth upon that account, 194, seq.

Sforza, cardinal, named by the pope for his successor, 69.

Sheffield, William, his and Cockrain's account of a concourse of quakers in Leicestershire, 94. Of their dispersing, 116.

Sheldrake, William, his account of the disposition of the people in Norfolk towards the protector, 328.

Shelly, Eliezus. See Cromwell.

Shelvock, Philip, his deposition, touching, the insurrection, 353.

Shenton, Robert, of Eyton, his examination on oath, 267.

Shrewsbury, information of an attempt against it designed, 207, seqq. Proceedings in order to secure it, 218, 265. Examination taken about the design to surprize it, 270, 285, seqq.

Simonds, Henry, his examination touching a correspondence with king Charles, 335.

Skinner, John, their examination, 65.
-, — Thomas, their examination, 65.

Smidmore, Abraham, his letter from Argier to mr. Casson, 157.

Smith, adjutant general, recommended by Monck to have a vacant troop, 217.
-, — John, his information, touching the rising at Sarum, 649.
-, — Thomas, of Bristol, apprehended, 351. His examination, 352.
-, — Thomas, an intercepted letter from him, 503.
-, — Ustace, his letter to general Blake, of the failing of the Spanish fleet, 694.
-, — Francis, alias Carrington, his examination touching the plot, 364.

Smolensco, surrendered to the Muscovites, 26.

Socinians, endeavours used to suppress them in Holland, 50. Increase in that province, ibid, & seq.

Sontley, mr. Roger, his letter to colonel Jones touching an insurrection apprehended in Montgomeryshire, 209.

South, Thomas, warns secretary Thurloe of a design against the protector's person, 353.

Southampton, mayor, &c. of, complain of the keys of the town being forced from them by capt. Jubbs, 273.

Spaar, Gustavus, the Swedish envoy at the Hague, demands audience, 495. His memorial delivered to the states general, 509.

Spada, cardinal, sick at Rome, 417.

Spain, king of, orders the goods taken from the Genoese to be restored, 41. Conjecture about the design of his fleet sitting out at Cadiz, 156. An order for restoring some plate belonging to him in England, 201. His differences with Genoa said to be composed, 367. Proposes to fit out a considerable fleet, 374, 569. Sends orders to the Galleons at the Havanna to return home, 389. Names an embassador to Rome, 517. Orders rogations to be made in the convents for the safe arrival of the plate fleet, 542. Proposes to treat with the Turk for an union against England, 610. Makes great preparations to drive Blake from his coasts, 716, 742.
-, — queen of, with child, 520.

Spaniards, send back the Naples train-bands from Barcelona, 143. Thought to have assurances of assistance from England, 168. Condition of their fleet at Naples, 321. Design of it, ibid. and 634, 702, 750. Forced to retreat out of the duke of Modena's territories with loss, 321, 329. Lose a friend at Rome by cardinal Montalto's death, 402. In great perplexity about admiral Penn, 418. Their admiral ship of the south sea cast away, 420. Desirous of peace with France upon account of England, 517. In great anxiety about their plate fleet, 542, 609. Weak at sea, 609. Their affairs in Italy in a bad situation, 634. Accuse Cromwell of ingratitude, 695. Motions of their fleet, 724.

Spanish, embassador at Rome, his conduct, 5. His audience of the conclave, 293. Subject of it, 294.

Spanish, embassador at London. See Cardenas, and Leda. Desire the protector's answer to their propositions, 154. Letter of their secretary to secretary Thurloe, 155. Endeavour to increase the people of England against the catholicks, 680.
-, — embassador at the Hague. See Gamarra. Complains of some designs carried on against his master, 498.
-, —embassador to the emperor. See Penaranda.
-, —plate fleet, rogations made in the convents of Spain for it's safe arrival, 542.

Spinola, the Genoese embassador to France, preparations for his reception, 9. Arrives at Paris, 10.

Spoleto, archbishoprick of, conferred by the new pope upon cardinal Fachinitti, 401.

Stamford, William, offers to give intelligence to the protector of the designs of king Charles, 274, seq. 279. Conditions demanded by him, 279. Complains of receiving no answer to his proposals, 340.

States General, suspend Berverning's commission of treasurer general, 15. Their resolution touching some cattle taken out of Boisleduc by the garrison of Weert, 38. Write to the archduke about the plunder of Buydell, 49. Dispute about their right of judging officers in their service, 50. End aimed at thereby, ibid. Appoint commissioners to treat with the Spanish embassador, 155. Their resolution touching instructions for their deputies employed to adjust the differences in the Ommelands, 424. seq. Alarmed at the armaments and designs of Sweden, 440, 450, seq. Their letter to the duke of Savoy touching the massacre of the protestants in Piedmont, 443. Highly enraged at that affair. Resolve to write to the French king about it, 494. Desire the college of Amsterdam to draw up instructions for de Ruyter, 499. Their letter to the burgomasters of Embden, touching a conference to be had between their commissioners and those of East Friezland, 580. Order their resident in Denmark to found the king about the preparations of the Swedes, 588, seq. Their resolution touching a sum of money claimed by the French king, 590. Concerning an extraordinay commissioner to be sent into Switzerland, 609. Their order upon the Polish embassador's memorial, 613. embassador in England to sound the protector about Sweden, 618. Refer the complaints of the country of Cleve to commissioners, 665, Their proceeding upon a memorial of the Danish ministers relating to the losses sustained by the Danes during the war with England, 666. Debates touching the oath to be taken by the commissioners in the affair of East Friesland. ibid. Heads of a letter proposed to be sent to the judges of the chambre mipartie, 684. Order the copy of their answer to the lord Spaar to be sent to Heinsius at Stockholm, 688. Propose to make an alliance with Denmark against Sweden, 704. Make an order for seizing one James, an English pirate, 718. Resolve to write to Nieuport to inform himself of the negotiations between England and Sweden, 729. Disavow their knowing any thing of their subjects reinforcing the Venetian fleet, ibid.

Steele, Mr. recorder, his and judge Aske's letter to secretary Thurloe, desiring troops for their security in the circuit, 244. Desires particular directions about his return, 304. His opinion about the protector's power of making a lease of a recusant's estate, 342. Nominates two persons for master of requests, 540.

Stephens . . . . Intercepted letters to and from him, 614, 671.

Stierum, earl of, captain of horse in the Dutch service, disbanded, for taking on, in the Swedes service, 524.

Stone, sir Robert, his letters to secretary Thurloe about Armorer and others, 137, 162.

Stouppe, mr. 459, 460.

St. André, Montbrun, lieutenant general of the army in Piedmont, his letter to mons. de Ize pastor at Grenoble, with an account of the motions of the army, 560.

St. Domingo, account of the defeat of the English there, 514, 755.

St. John, lord chief justice, resolves to go his circuit, 227. Thanks the protector for his care for their safety, 246. Attended by a troop of horse at Norwich, 284. His letter to secretary Thurloe touching the office of cuitos brevium, 640. To the same, touching certain prisoners at Bury. 693.

St. Loe, mr. his examination touching Penruddock, 314. His second examination, 330. Brought to London instead of being sent to Salisbury goal, 374.

St. Martin's parish in the fields, sum collected there for the protestants of Piedmont, 591.

Stradling, John, his information concerning the plot against the protector, 181, 191.

Strickland, mr. apprehensive of ill consequences from the opinion of the judges about the ordinance relating to treason, 385.

Strong, John, his information touching the insurrection at Sarum, 648.

Sturgeon, John, his examination touching the author of a pamphlet reflecting upon the protector, 739.

Suffolk, commissioners, their proceedings in settling the militia, 292.

Sussex, commissioners, their representation of the danger to which that county is exposed, 324.

Swanton, Francis, steward to sir Henry Berkley, information against him, touching the rising at Sarum, 330, seq.
-, — mr. his information against mr. Willoughby, 643.

Sweden, great damages done to the copper mines there, 641.
-, — king of, See Treaty. Sends an ambassador to the czar, 27. Motions of his troops, 53. Falls dangerously ill, 168. Gives great commendations to Bordeaux the French ambassador in England, 214. Conjecture about the design of his armaments, 224, 345, seq. 414, seq. Deeply engaged in the interest of king Charles, 345, seq. Means used by him to raise money, 414. Prepares to leave Stockholm, ibid. His departure why deferred, 423. Augmentation made to his revenue, 424. Resolves to assist in the campaign, tho' against the mind of the states, ibid. Proposes to attack Dantzick by sea and land, 440. Conjectures about his further designs, 418, 471, 473. 524, 561. Arrests all the Dutch ships at Riga, 494. Orders his troops to march towards Pomerania, 513. Assures the emperor of his not having any design against him, 532. His troops in Bremen decamp, 554. Proposes to take the Polish embassadors along with him into Pomerania, 578. Writes to king Charles, 591. Refuses to accept of any mediator, 598. Sets sail for Pomerania, 641. Disgusted at the states general, 672. His high demands from the elector of Brandenburgh, 703, 707. Takes Mittau in Courland, 708. Demands a large contribution for the country about it, ibid. Goes from Stetin to Dam, 710. His answer to the king of Poland's desire of a parly, 728. Marches towards Warsaw, ibid. and 749. Goes to Conin in Poland, 736. His navy in sight of Dantzick, 741. Not sure of the election of Brandenburgh, 749.
-, — Queen of (Christina) Makes a solemn entry into Brussels, 28. Solicites about a general peace, 39. Much caressed by the Spaniards, 45. Several flying reports about her, ibid. Sends for her goods from Antwerp, 49. Much affected to the Spaniards. ibid. Sends a sharp answer to Chanut, ibid. Magnificently entertained at Brussels, 53. Reports about her designs, 54. Her behaviour censured, 144. Makes the archduke a present of a fine horse, 502. Continues at Brussels, 503. Sends for her pensions, which are denied her, 611. Prepares to go to Rome, 742.
-, — Eleonora, preparations for her funeral, 433.
-, — States of, separate, 578.

Swedish resident, at Hamburgh, visits mr. Bradshaw, 224.
-, — envoy in England, desires leave to raise some forces for the use of his master, 477. See Bond and Coyet.
-, — in Holland. See Spaar.
-, — commissary at Mosco, excuses his deferring to visit mr. Prideaux, 187.

Switzerland, protestant cantons of, differences between them and the popish cantons, 144. Their letter to the states general, 416. An account of the situation of their affairs, 716. See Protestants.


Taaf, lord, visits the pope's nuncio, 12. Levies men for the duke of Newburgh, 44.

Tacitus, his reflection on the instability of the French applied to the English, 163.

Talbot, Sherington, apprehended, 334.

Tanat, Rees, his examination, 254.

Tarante, prince, debate in the states general about the present to be given him, 633.

Taunton, information of a rising intended there, 148.

Taylor, mr. his letter to mr. Harrison, 29.

Thomas, prince. See Savoy.
-, — Rowland, sent to the tower, 87. Charge against him, 95.
-, — mr. Humphrey, his deposition touching the plot, 287.

Thornes, Francis, his information, 258. His deposition, 266.

Thorpe, Baron, ordered (with serjeant Glynn) to repair to the protector, 332.

Thurloe, secretary, his letter to lord Rivers, touching a debt due from his father to sir John Litcott, 18. Letters of information to him, 148, 156, 567. His letter to H. Cromwell touching the condition of the protestants under the duke of Savoy, 440. His answer to the Dutch embassador's remonstrances about the superscription of the protector's letters to the states general, 477, seq. Indisposed, 593. His letter to count Charost governor of Calais, 692. To H. Cromwell, concerning the forces ordered to be sent back, 711.

Tichborne, alderman, his letter to secretary Thurloe, in favour of John Kansey, condemned at Salisbury, 381.

Tinmouth, governor of. See Topping.

Tolhurst, major, governor of Carlisle, his representation of the ruinous condition of the castle there, 300, seq.

Tomley, John, his examination touching the plot, 340.

Tomson, William, his letter to the protector, 134.

Topping, mr. his information against dr. Newton, and others, 138. Apprehends and examines mr. Robert Marley, 207. His account of several other suspected persons, 208. His proceedings in securing Tinmouth castle, 262. Desires a greater force for that purpose, ibid.

Townley, mr. complained of by mr. Bradshaw, 93, &c. See Bradshaw. Goes for England to endeavour to justify himself, 152. Representation of his designs; 266.

Transplantation, arguments against, complaint against a book so called, 139.

Transylvania, prince of, his letter to the protector, 438. To secretary Thurloe, 439.
-, — envoy of, to the protector. See Schaum.

Trasey, James, his information touching the plot, 364.

Treasury, commissioners of, represent the necessity of continuing stewards of courts, bailiffs of manors, &c. 587.

Treaty between the Spaniards and Genoese, state of it, 1, 28.
-, — between England and France. See Bordeaux. Difficulties in point of signing it, 4, 5, 6, 135. Exception made to the article concerning the ratification, 123. Further proceedings in it, 128, 185. Several reasons assigned for the delay of it, 381.
-, — between Sweden and Bremen concluded, 14. Substance of it, 22.
-, — maritime, between England and Holland. Heads of one propounded by the Dutch embassador, 32.
-, — between Sweden and Poland set on foot, 597.
-, — between the states general and Brandenburgh, 494. Proceedings thereon, 495. At a stand, 551. Concluded, 671.
-, — between the duke of Savoy and the protestants of Piedmont, begun, 657. Concluded, 706. Executed, 724.

Trevor, Arthur, his letter to secretary Thurloe touching certain books relating to the transactions in Ireland., 550.

Tristam, Edward, of Maesbrooke, his information, 259.

Tromp, Van, design'd to sail towards the east, 552. Dines with the King of Denmark, 660.

Trumbell, Edward, his information of a design upon Newcastle, 216.

Tunis, dey of, insults general Blake, 326. Nine of their ships burnt in that harbour, by Blake, 390. Satisfaction given to the grand vizier by the English embassador touching that affair, 663. Great complaints against the English about it, 726.

Turenne, marshal de, stops a process against one of the duke of Orleans's followers, 2. Number of his troops, 28, 441. Reinforces Quesnoy, 452, 471. Joins marshal de la Fertè. 534. Substance of his letter to his lady from before Landrecy, 610.

Turkish embassador, at Vienna, departs, 22.

Turks make preparations for the Mediterranean, 48.

Turner Edmund, his information touching a design to seize Newcastle, 222.

Tuscany, great duke of, his secretary's letter to his resident in England touching some wines sent to the protector, 147. Mediates between the Spaniards and the duke of Modena, 321.


VAlence, commander of, undertakes an embassy to Rome, 86.

Vane, sir Walter, his letter to sir Henry Vane, intercepted, 81. To Thurloe, desiring the removal of arms and foldiers from Raby castle, 745.

Vaughan, Edward, his examination, 244, seq.
-, — Arthur, his examination, 253. seq.

Venables, general, commander of the forces sent to the WestIndies, his commission, 16. His letter to general Searle, governor of Barbados, touching the store-ships, 411. Account of his defeat at Hispaniola, 505, seq. 689. His accounts of the weak condition of the forces in America, 509, seqq. 545. Desires a supply of ships and other necessaries, 598. His conduct greatly blamed, 646, 755.
-, — Peter, a letter to him intercepted, 553.

Vendosme, duke, senior, refused the command of the ships offered to be furnished by the farmers of the taxes, 85. Orders some English ships to be released, 463. Countermands that order, 487. His answer to the English consul thereupon, 513, 539. Condition of his fleet, 560.

Venice, state of, hasten their preparations for the Campaign, 5. Make a present to the king of Sweden's brother, ibid. Instance of the prejudice entertained by the people against the Spaniards, 619. Their fleet breaks through the Turkish armado, and sails for Candia, 663. Their loss in that action, ibid.
-, — embassador, at Vienna, takes leave of the emperor, 21.
-, — embassador at Paris, his conference with the pope's nuncio, 48.

Vermuyden, a paper of his to the protector, containing conjectures about the designs of the king of Sweden, 652.

Vernon, colonel, notes for his examination, 94.
-, — Walter, his examination, 104.

Vienna, a design formed by several Turkish spies to fire it, discovered, 451.

Vigar, mr. a rich usurer of Yerlington, information against him touching the rising at Salisbury, 330, seq.

Vilna, taken by the Russians, 714. Terrible slaughter made of the Poles there, ibid.

Viole, president, his letters to Barriere, 38, 54, 534. To the prince of Condé, 503. His account of some proceedings in the siege of Landrecy, 599. His conjecture about the designs of mareschal Turenne, 641.
-, — monsieur, brother to the president, sent to the bastile for siding with cardinal de Retz, 671.

Virginia, an order of court for returning an answer to the protector's letter concerning lord Baltimore, 590. Copy of the said answer, 596.

Visier, grand, disgraced, 726.

Vries, the Dutch envoy in Denmark, his letter to the states general touching the designs of the king of Sweden, and the disposition of the court of Denmark towards him, 659.

Uust, Nicholas, caution taken about him at Dover, 164.


WAde, colonel, his letter to general Disbrowe, about raising forces in Gloucestershire, 239.

Wagstaff, mr. Richard, his representation touching certain dangerous persons about Bedford, 559.

Wales, an insurrection there, 207, seqq. Quashed, 226. Represented as disaffected to the protector, 245.

Walley, Charles, an intercepted letter of his to Peter Venables, 523.

Walters, major Robert, makes his escape, 304. Information concerning him, 722, seq.

Wannerton, William, his examination touching the insurrection at Salisbury, 326.

Warburton, mr. his account of the disposition of the people in several counties, 738.

Watson, Daniel, his information against capt. Vernon, 100.

Wayte, Barnard, committed to Ivelchester goal, on suspicion of high treason, 693.
-, — Edward, of Trowbridge, his examination touching the insurrection at Sarum, 624.

Webb, William, servant to sir Thomas Peyton, his examination touching mr. Symonds, 350.

Wentworth, lord, differs with Hyde in king Charles's court at Cologne, 114. In small credit there, 532.

Werden, mr. Robert, complains of being made prisoner notwithstanding his protection, and desires the protector's order for his release, 337. Certificate given him by the commissioners of Chester, 338. His examination, 348.

West-Indies, Alexander, an intercepted letter from him, 613.

West-Indies, observations concerning them laid before the protector, 59,—63. Provisions necessary for the expedition thither, 203, seq. Several accounts of the proceedings and condition of the English there, 504, seqq. 647, 649, seq. 674, seq. 682, 689. Considerations touching the army there, 661. Declaration of the officers of the army there, 681. Character of the governors of several of the colonies, 754.

Weyman, lord, the elector of Brandenburgh's minister at the Hague, substance of his conference with several commissioners relating to the treaty, 615.

Whalley, judge advocate, his account of the proceedings against several disaffected officers at Edinburgh, 205, seq. His proceedings about some printed letters sent thither, 217.
-, — mr. Penniston, sent in custody to the protector, 240. His examination, 241.

Wheeler, Charles, an intercepted letter to his mother from Amsterdam, 651.

White, Andrew and Richard, seized by order of cardinal Mazarin and sent to the bastile, 68, 69. Examined by the cardinal and remanded to prison, 84.
-, — mr. an intercepted letter to him, 732.

Whitelock, Jo. his proceedings in order to secure Canterbury, 356.

Whiteshorn, captain, apprehends three suspected persons in a Scotch bark, and sends their names and descriptions to secretary Thurloe, 333.

Widdrington, sir Thomas, his letter to Thurloe, touching mr. Hewley, a lawyer, 385.

Wildman, major, apprehended, 147. Notes about his plot, ibid, & seq.

Wilford, Richard, apprehended at Gravesend, 204. His examination, 205.

Wilkes, lieutenant colonel, his examination touching major general Overton, 197.

Wilkie, mr. in custody, writes to secretary Thurloe for a hearing, or a release upon bail, 554.

Williams, Oliver, his examination, 88. His information against an agent from the pope, 309.
-, — Edward, his examination, 166.

Willoughby, lord of Parham, committed to the tower, 537.

Wilmot, lord, receives money from the elector of Saxony for king Charles's use, 19. Has the care of his affairs in Scotland, 45. Goes to Hamburgh, ibid. Quarrels with Ormonde, 114. Search made for him in England, 273. Entertained by the king of Denmak, 277. Apprehended at Ailesbury, 335. Escapes, 336. Passes for a Frenchman at London, 339. Arrives at Cologne, 561.

Wilson, captain, governor of Dover, excuses the releasing of Wright, 164. Gives notice of several suspected persons arrived at Dover, ibid. His proceedings in apprehending several others, 179, seq. Censure cast upon him, 190.
-, — mr. James. the English consul at Cadiz, his account of the loss of the admiral of the South-sea, and the proceedings of the court of Spain thereupon, 389. Greatly endangers the English by his abrupt departure from Cadiz, 569. Acquaints the governor of an intended breach with Spain, ibid.

Wiltshire assizes, names of persons condemned there, 365, seq.

Winchester, marquis of, his son imprisoned at London, 593.

Windham, Francis, esq; his petition to the protector for releasement from prison, upon his engaging to surrender, 397.

Winslow, mr. Edward, his account of the state of affairs at Barbados, 249, seqq. His opinion about an oath, 251. His further account of the proceedings of the English at Barbados, 325.

Wiseman, Robert, his information touching mr. Read, 322.
-, — Richard, surgeon to king Charles, information about him, 243. State of his case, 407.

Witt, John de, his letter to Nieuport, 52, 81, 551. His marriage, 144. Arrives at the Hague from Gronenghen, 474.

Wittemberg, mareschal, marches with his army towards Pomerania, 424, 671.

Wolseley, sir Charles, reports the resolutions of the committee of council at Whitehall, touching the trial of the persons concerned in the insurrection, 295.

Wooden, Robert, his examination, 71, 72.

Woodhouse, mr. the English consul at Tunis, re-admitted, 637.

Worrel, Thomas, his examination, 65.

Worseley, father, a jesuit, information of his being in England, 207.

Wray, William, governor of Beaumaris, his account of a plot to surprize it, 128.

Wrexham, an attempt against it, apprehended, 208, 214.

Wright, sir Benjamin, an intelligenser at Madrid, represents the great danger he is in by corresponding with secretary Thurloe, 366. His account of several transactions in Spain, ibid, and 420, 478, 517, 542.
-, — mr. Nicholas, released by an oversight, 164. Description of him, ibid.

Wyndham, William, desires secretary Thurloe to forward his petition to the protector for his releasement from the tower, 462.

Wynne, Richard, his examination touching the insurrection, 272.

Wys, Gabriel, deputy of the protestant cantons at Turin, desires a suspension of arms in their behalf, 608.


York, duke of, groundless report of his leaving Paris in order to meet the king in England, 224. Expected in Cornwall on the insurrection, 344, seq. In great esteem at Paris, 369. Proposed to go to Rome, in case of a peace between England and France, 480. Goes to court, 611. Has the charge of the convoys and recruits sent to Landrecy, 617. To leave France upon the conclusion of the treaty with England, 679.

Youngrix, mr. engages for two suspected persons, 164.


Zealand, states of, hesitate about giving Heinsius a general credential, 80. Reason of it, ibid. Their provincial advice, touching the treaty of Elbing, 108. Great divisions among them, 551. Their advice touching the differences in Overyssel, 615. Design to propose the election of a stadtholder, ibid. Their proposal concerning the education of the young prince of Orange, 633.

Zurich, canton of, besiege Rapeswil, 92. Letter of the consul and senate to the protector touching the English resident Fleming's debts, 342. Extract of a letter from thence, touching the protestants of Piedmont, 585.

Zwol. See Overyssel.