A Collection of the State Papers of John Thurloe, Volume 7, March 1658 - May 1660. Originally published by Fletcher Gyles, London, 1742.

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Abbot, and others, sent with the Irish address to Oliver Cromwell, 115.

Absbach's intelligence from Flanders, 304, & seq. 317, & seq.

Adolphus, prince's, kind invitation to Bradshaw, 35, 36. Sent to oppose the elector of Brandenburgh, 563.

Akakia's account of the siege of Copenhagen, &c. 440. Commission into France, 494. Into Poland, 768.

Aldsworth's advices from Italy, 907.

Alefeldt, taken prisoner by the Swedes, 905.

Alost, taken by the French, 498.

Alsen, taken by the elector of Brandenburgh, 571.

Alsop's, colonel, account of the bad state of Dunkirk, 668. 671. 722. 728. Ordered to discharge all Dutch ships, 711.

Amiens, appointed for the English winter-quarter, 466.

Amsterdam, sends fresh forces to Denmark, 26, 27. Suffered to trade with Portugal, 44. Chiefly inclined to the Portugueze war, 119. Furnishes Spain with money, 237, and the Imperial army with necessaries, 427. Resolutions in favour of Denmark, 520. Preparations for its succour, 569.

Anabaptists, discontented, in Ireland, 153. 199. Lukewarm in Scotland, 194. Disperse seditious books, 371, & seq. Stirring upon Cromwell's death, 403. Increase in number and discontent, 527. Join with the cavaliers, 704.

Anjou, duke, an enemy to Mazarine, 276.

Annesly, repulsed by the Irish council, 155.

Antrim, earl, informs against some bishops sent from Rome, 909.

Antwerp, in danger of the French, &c. 120.

Applebom notifies the Danish peace to Holland, 5. New memorials to the states general, 8. 16. Complaints against the elector of Brandenburgh, 270. Memorial on the Elbing treaty, 291. Conferences with Downing and the Dutch, 310. 312. Apprehensions concerning England's measures, 569.

Arabian horses, why scarce, 439.

Archer, chosen judge in Ireland, 593.

Argerine, divan's, letter to Oliver Cromwell, 566.

Argyle, lord, opposes the court-elections, 584.

Armstrong, killed in a duel, 353.

Army, in England, resolves to address Oliver Cromwell, 4. 6. Followed by that of Scotland, 49. And Ireland, 71, 72. The latter why retarded, 101. Reception, 145. That in favour of Fleetwood quashed, 434. 436, 437. In great ferment, 469. Desire Fleetwood to command them, 497. Cabal against the parliament, 661, 662. Petition to the house, 755. 765. Instrument to be signed by every soldier, 766. Debates with the parliament, 841. The inserior part, why averse to the king, 870.

Ascue, sir George, goes into the Swedish service, 412. 509.

Aubeney, lord, a royalist, 325, 326. Visit to lord Germin, 891. Conference with the queen dowager, 892. 894.

Augier, recommended to Thurloe, 285. 308.

Augustin friers, bloody fray with the parliament of Paris, 340, & seq.

Aumont, marshal de, comes to Ostend, 109. Fruitless attempt on it, 113. Particulars of his repulse, 115. 126. 128.

Austria makes a treaty with Poland, 82.

Austrians, repulsed before Funen, 693.

Axtel, recommended to Cromwell, 306.

Ayenscomb, informed against, 111.


Baldwin's exception against Suckly, a sitting member, 633.

Balledin, left in the lurch by lord Conway, 326, & seq.

Bamfields great prosessions to Thurloe, 210. Account of the election at Francfort, 592. Of the resolutions in parliament, 659.—661.

Barbadoes, promised to king Charles II. by colonel Brown, 314.

Barkstead, intercepts some letters of the Tower prisoners, 33. Complaint of a design against his life, 323. List of the state-prisoners in the Tower, 598, & seq. Of writs against several persons, 605, 606. A second list of his prisoners, 622.

Barrymore, lord, grant of Irish lands suspended, 73.

Barwick's intelligence to king Charles II. 415. On the moneys to be remitted to him, 531, & seq. The account of them stated, 613. Letter to the lord chancellor Hyde, 614. On the English parliament, 615, & seq. To the same 646, & seq. 658. 662. On the dissolution of it, 666. To king Charles, 685, & seq. To chancellor Hyde, on Henry Cromwell's resignation, 686, & seq. Fresh intelligence to the king, and Hyde, 763, & seq. 853, 854. 859, 860. 870.

Baxter, informed against by Barrow, 117.

Beak's account of the Spanish defeat, 159, & seq.

Beaumont, ordered to cease praying for king Charles, 246. 257.

Bedford town's address to Richard Cromwell, 438.

Bendish's intelligence from the porte, 286, & seq. 356, & seq. 439.

Bennet, sir Humphry, informed against, 81, & seq. His trial, 164, & seq.

Benstead's information against Mansel, and other royalists, 109, & seq.

Bergh, besieged by the French and English, 143. 184. 188. Taken, 195.

Berry, a promoter of the army's address to Richard Cromwell, 437.

Beverning begs for Oliver Cromwell's picture, 121.

Beuninghen's representation against Swedish incroachments, 112. Presses for succours from Holland, 357, & seq.

Beuningen, mynheer, sent ambassador to France, 847.

Bilaw, general, repulsed by the Poles, 756.

Bilton refuses to confess his embezzlements, 194, & seq.

Bishop, and other levellers, informed against, 80, & seq. 98.
-, — colonel, a zealous royalist, 854. Staunch to the last, 866.

Blacksal, colonel, sent by Downing to Thurloe, 281.

Blackwell, colonel, offers to betray the duke of Ormond's secrets, 131.

Bodkin, a priest, accused to colonel Cusade, 368.

Bohemia, queen of, resents Downing's forbidding king Charles II. to be pray'd for, 246. 257. 272.

Booth, sir George, defeated, 740.

Boreel's complaint against the French whale-fishery, 46. And monopoly of train-oil, 294. Audience of the French court, 439, & seq. Complains against Portuguese commissions, 495. Against the French oil manufacture, 734. Account of the French king's revenue, 822.

Borrow's, and others, information of a design against the excise, 240. 242.

Bourdeaux, recommended to cardinal Mazarine, 70.

Boyce, sir John, informed against, 221. Prisoner at Dovercastle, 306.

Brabant, the grand council of, its resolutions, 317, & seq. New levies, 558.

Bradshaw's, arrival at Dantzick, 19. Petitions to be recall'd, 34. Complains against the czar, 35, 36. Letter to prince Adolphus, 361. Desired to return to Moscow, 364. Privy seal's account sent to Thurloe, 488, & seq. Begs to be allowed the deficiencies of it, 489. Account and petition laid before the council of state, 838. Referr'd to the parliament, 844. Presses for his arrears, 867. 880.

Brandenburgh, duke, tampered with, to declare against Sweden, 6, 7. 10. By the Netherlanders, 11. Alliance with Austria, 18. Answer to Cromwell's ambassy, 108. Unsteadiness, 167. Refuses a passage to the Swedes, 193. Fortifies Muyden, 205. Makes a treaty with Austria, 235. Joins with them and the Poles against Sweden, 340. Marches into Holstein, 386. 424. 427. Sends Luban ambassador to Holland, 503. Defeated before Frederickstadt, 515. 519. 563. Success against Sweden, 569. 571. 594. Repulsed before Funen, 693. Terms offered to him, 751. Letter of thanks to the states-general, 834. Peace with the Poles, 904.

Bridges, colonel, comes over a commissioner from Ireland, 866.

Broghil, lord, desires to withdraw into Ireland, 56. Settled at Hampton-Court, 115. Returns to Ireland, 295. Condolence on Oliver Cromwell's death, 399. On the calling of a parliament, 573. 597. 600. Sets out for Ireland, 665. Joins with other officers in a declaration at Munster, 817.
-, —820. Continues his enmity against king Charles, 908. 911. Designs for England, 912.

Brook's information against Cooke, 42. Of an insurrection, ibid. & seq.

Brown's account of king Charles IId's court and transactions, 141.
-, — consul, complains of the Argerines, 566.

Bruce, lord, a true royalist, 763.

Bruges, the burghers of, dissatisfied with don John, 213. Suffer none of his forces to garrison it, 244. 252.

Buckingham, duke, seized by Gibbon, 344. Ordered to be convey'd to Windsor by Barkstead, 370.

Burck, causes the commissioners names to be falsly printed, 867.

Bysse, chosen one of the judges for Ireland, 593.


Cambridge election, 587.

Cane, major, sent to the Tower, 137. 140.

Caracena, supposed to be stain, 156, 157. But taken prisoner, and gets off, 176, & seq. Pacific message to Lockhart, 223. Surrenders Middledam to the French, 230. Goes to Newport, 231. With don John into Spain, 558. Made governor of the Low-Countries, 694. Sent by the king of Spain to king Charles II. 823.

Casimir, in fear of the king of Hungary, 132. Goes to succour Thorn in person, 329. Resolves to declare war against Muscovy, 578. Removes to Dirschaw, 768. Concludes a peace with Brandenburgh, 904.

Cavaliers, in new hopes of their king, 48. Preparations for him, 49. Great numbers imprisoned, 77.–84. A court appointed to try the chief of them, 144. A vast number of new ones discovered, 221, & seq. Orders for apprehending several others, 335. Croud to king Charles upon Cromwell's death, 398. Ordered twenty miles from London, 666. Bid high to get into parliament, 866.

Charisius's memorial to the states-general, 742. For a succour of money for Denmark, 745. Of thanks for granting it, 767. For the speedy sending of it, 784.

Charles II. king, in great want of money, 15. Ships men for England, 27, & seq. Lock'd up by Cromwell's fleet, 38. Receives remittances from London, 48. New obstacles to his landing, 107. Invited to the Francfort congress, 120. Sets out for it, 141. 167. Meets his sister at Sevenbergh, 158. 183. Comes with his court to Oxon, 221. To Brussels, 231. Puts off his journey to Francfort, 234. 247. Seen incog. at Amsterdam, 246. Receives some new friends at Brussels, 250. 255. 262. At Antwerp, 280. At Hogenstadt, 307. 313. Censured for some private amours, 325. Exasperated against some duellists, 354. Parties of pleasure, and remittances, 361. In consultation at Ghent upon Cromwell's death, 390. 398. Goes to consult with don John, 419. Sends some of his friends into England, 420. Others resort to him from thence, 453. Buys a great quantity of arms, 469. 502. Designs for England on the calling of the parliament, 562. Sends an account of the king of Sweden's defeat, 628, & seq. Courted by the Spaniards, French, and Dutch, 824. 830. Goes with his sister to Antwerp, 829. Two letters to Mr. Morrice, 858. Heads of advice offered to him, 872, & seq. Removes to Breda, 880. Confluence and overtures to him there, 897, & seq. Ready to depart for England, 907. New remittances from Spain, 909. Letter to Morrice, on both houses being in his interest, 912.

Choune's information against sundry royalists, III.

Christina's, queen, arrival at Toulon, 32. Design to return into Sweden, 896.

Clargie's account of the defeat of the Spaniards, 159. Of the Francfort election, 193. Foreign advices to Henry Cromwell, 283. 323. Account of Oliver Cromwell's sickness, 369. Sent by Monk to Richard Cromwell, 386. Appointed agent in London, 492. Proposes sundry sit speakers for the next parliament, 549. Foreign intelligence, 563, & seq. 578. 581. Of the transactions in parliament, 609, & seq. 617, & seq. 657, & seq.

Clark, colonel, recommended to Henry Cromwell, 211. Intelligence sent to him, 424.

Claypole's petition in favour of major Staples, 489.

Clayton informed against by Hanchet, 97, 98.

Clergy, in king Charles's interest, 764.

Cockram, sir John's, arrival at Mardyke, 116. Commands the English against Spain, 126.

Collard, a dangerous French pirate, 292.

Comines taken by the French, 414.

Compton, sir William, sent to the Tower, 61. Sent to consult with Mr. Morrice, 913.

Condé, raises new forces for king Charles, 107. His army, 120. Takes the field, 141. Defeated, 156. Goes to Ostend, 230. 231. Into Germany, 558. Highly caressed at Paris, 824.

Coningsmar, count, set at liberty, 906.

Cooke, John, made secondary judge in Ireland, 605. 610.

Cooper informed against by Cockhill, 301, & seq.
-, — colonel, condolence to Henry Cromwell, 425.
-, — sir Anthony Ashley's letter to Fleetwood, about seizing the Tower, 797.

Coot's account of Henry Cromwell's Irish estate, 15.

Copes, sent by the states general to the princess royal, 832.

Coplestone raises men for Oliver Cromwell, 363. Ships them for France, 372. Informs against Carew, and other royalists, 385.

Council of state, their resolutions with the Dutch ambassador, 676. 689. Appointed to treat with Holland, 690. Their resolutions on Northern affairs, 691, & seq. Approved by the parliament, 723.

Courland, duke, outwits Mr. Bradshaw, 54. Taken prisoner by the Swedes, 456.

Coyet's arrival from Sweden to the Hague, 775. His commission there, 777. 782. Mortified by the Dutch, 800. His credentials disliked, 835. Refuses their audience, 839.

Crequy, duke, his reception of lord Faulconberg, 151. His reception at London, 192. & seq.

Crost's arrival at Brussels, 823, 824.

Cromwell, Henry, sets an address on foot to the protector, 21. 39. Complains of Malyne's inaccuracy, ibid. Of lord Broghill's design to retire, 56, & seq. 87, & seq. On the general address of the army, 71—73. Objections against Thurloe's method of subsidy, 114. Intercedes for colonel Mosson, 129. Complains against the Irish lord chancellor, 198, & seq. Opinion about keeping of Dunkirk, 217, & seq. Appointed over maritime affairs, 282. His stately pomp censured, 335. To Thurloe, on Oliver Cromwell's sickness, 376. And death, 377. 384. Irish address to Richard Cromwell, 399. Letters to him, 400, & seq. Made lord lieutenant, 412. Objects against the new title, 425, & seq. Begs leave to come to London, 438. Pathetic letter on the seeming defection, 453, & seq. Displeased at his new commission, 490. Still desirous to come over, ibid. & seq. 492, & seq. Ordered to summon a parliament, 565. Letter in behalf of sir Paul Davies, 624, & seq. On the dissolution of the parliament, 674. Resigns his commission, 683, & seq. Letter to Fleetwood, for further advice, 684.
-, — Oliver's, reasons for dissolving the parliament, 3, 4. Imprisons some Yorkshire gentlemen, 13. Letter to the doge of Venice, 83. Instructions to the fleet, 133. Pressed for fresh supplies for Dunkirk, 146. 148. Sends them new recruits, 153. Mediates a peace between Holland and Portugal, 253. And between Sweden and Brandenburgh, 269, 270. Forced to retire to Hampton-Court, 294. & seq. Answer to the Dutch ambassador, 299. Naval treaty with Sweden, 301. Seiz'd with an ague, 354, & seq. 362, 364. Summons a council upon it, 365. Who spend their breath in praying, 366. His death, 372, & seq. Last words, 416. Funeral, 528.
-, — Richard, declared his father's successor, 372, & seq. Proclaimed at London, 373. At Hull, 376. Exeter, 377. At Newcastle, Andover, &c. 378. Orders about his father's funeral, and keeping a fast, 382. Proclaimed in Ireland, 383. Courted by the king of Sweden, 433. & seq. His council's advice, with regard to that monarch, 440. His long speech to the officers of the army, 447.–449. Refuses to assist Sweden, 495, & seq. His fleet alarms the Dutch, 501. The council's debate about calling a parliament, 541. 549. On the affairs of Mardyke, 555. Appoints a day for seeking the Lord, 562. What kind of parliament he intends to have, 578. Instructions to Lockhart, 579, & seq. Recognition-act of his right, &c. 603, & seq. Embargo on the ships on the Thames, 638. Commands the officers to their respective posts, 658. Orders to admiral Montagu, 666.

Croningsbergh surrendered to the Swedes, 410.

Crooke's arrival at Westminster, 13. Account of some malecontents at Dorchester, 138–140. Second account of their proceedings, 501.

Crouchen's information against several royalists, 95.

Cudworth's, doctor, design of printing some learned treatises, 595.

Cugnac, marquis, in great want at Ostend, 297.

Culpeper's information against Stacey, and other royalists, 137.

Czarniesky sent to defend Dantzic, 204. To assist Brandenburgh against Sweden, 277. 299, 300.


Dalty 's intelligence to some royalists, 218.

Danes suppress their light-houses on the Sound, 4. Instigate the Dutch against Sweden, &c. 90. Carry on their levies in Holland, 107. Seize Alested, 741. Ambassy to England and Holland, 768. Success in Funen, 779. Their ambassadors caress'd in Holland, 802. Design on the duke of Holstein, 817. Insist on some moneys being paid by the English, 849. Ready to conclude a peace, 850. Reasons for their resentment against Sweden, 902.

Daniel, colonel, sends the Scotish address to Richard Cromwell, 446.

Dantzic to be protected by Holland, 11, & seq. 45. Deputation to Oliver Cromwell, 130. To the diet of Warsaw, 204. Blocked up by the Swedes, 236. Memorial to Thurloe, 407. And to Richard Cromwell, ibid. & seq.

Davies 's information against sundry royalists, 40, 41.

Day 's, cornet, sermon against Oliver Cromwell, 5, & seq. Informed against, 18.

Dean, and other royalists, informed against, 147.

Death, Thomas, his intelligence to Oliver Cromwell, 30, & seq.

Delaval desired to stay in Dunkirk, 732.

Denmark, king. See Frederick.

Digby, lord, privately in England, 131.

Disbrow's advice, about improving the Scotish revenue, 59, & seq. Objections against Hooper's being a Scotish judge, 435. A promoter of the army's address, 437. Advice concerning the Scotish council, 463. The head of the republican party, 496. 528. On the calling of a parliament, 575. Chosen for Edinburghshire, 584. Cabals against the ministry, 612. 660, & seq. Becomes a common jest, 823.

Dissenters, few and inconsiderable in Ireland, 71, & seq. And suspected, 84.

Doomgould 's intelligence to the royalists, 218.

Dorp refused audience by the king of Sweden, 323.

Douglas, general, to command the Swedish forces, 201. Invades Courland, 456. His pretence for it, 491.

Downing 's account of the Danish cabals, 6.–8. Of the English merchants sufferings in the East-Indies, 9. Memorial against suspicious ships, 25. Account of the Dutch resolutions, 26, 27. Answer to his memorial, 28, & seq. A fresh one on the same head, 91. Account of the states resolutions, 119. His salary and correspondence, 121. Account of foreign transactions, 167.–181. Invited to the negotiations between Sweden and Muscovy, 200. Account of foreign transactions, 227, & seq. 233, & seq. 236, & seq. Of the blocking up Dantzic, 245, & seq. On the imperial election, 252. 262, & seq. On the peace between Sweden and Brandenburgh, 270, & seq. Insulted by some cavaliers, 272. Memorial on English ships taken in the East-Indies, 296. Mediates between Sweden and Holland, 310, & seq. Account of several royalists, 313, 314. Conferences with Applebom, 315, & seq. Intelligence from the North, 329, & seq. Against a derogatory clause in Applebom's memorial, 330. Which is rectified by consent, 331. On the king of Sweden's proceedings, 344, & seq. Against king Charles being still in the Dutch dominions, 360. And against several royalists, 362. On Oliver Cromwell's death, 379. 381, & seq. Notifies it to foreign ministers, 389, & seq. 392, & seq. Intelligence from the states general, 417. & seq. And against king Charles's measures, 419. 426. 429. On the Dutch taking English ships, 429.–432. Of king Charles's friends, 441. 445. 453. On the English ships taken, 465. News from king Charles's court, 469. On Dutch and other transactions, 505, & seq. Sends copies of some royalists letters, 508. Of the English fleet to Sweden, 515. Ordered to mediate between Portugal and Holland, 516.–518. Memorial on that head, 520. The issue of it, 521, 522. The printing of it suppressed, 532, & seq. On the danger of assisting Sweden, 533. On the ships taken at Bantam, 535, & seq. On the Dutch countermanding their 4000 auxiliaries from Denmark, 545, & seq. 556, & seq. Against captain Delfield, 570. 745. Conference with the Dutch and Danish plenipoes, 750. Designs for England, 775. New credentials examined, 812. Intelligence from Denmark and Sweden, 820, & seq. Negotiations with the Northern ministers, 827, & seq. For taking off the embargo upon English ships, 836. Congratulation to Thurloe, 837. Intelligence to him, 839, & seq. On the English ships taken by the Dutch, 845. 852. On foreign affairs, 847, & seq. 849, & seq. Conference with the Danish commissioners, 863, & seq. On the Northern peace, 873. On the affairs of Orange, 876. 884. 901, & seq.

Doyly, captain, repulses the Spaniards from Jamaica, 260, & seq. Intelligence from Porto-bello, 540, & seq.

Drumont, colonel, wounded in France, 174. His death, 216.

Dunkirk, the siege of, promised by France, 69. Begun accordingly, 146.–148. 151. Delivered up to the English, 173, & seq. Its capitulation, 183. Proposals for its better preservation, 248. Its mutinous garrison quell'd, 466. 492. In a bad plight, 668. Reported by the commissioners, 694, & seq. A list of its chief inhabitants, 701, & seq. Expence computed, 705. & seq. Reported by the commissioners, 712.–714. Account of its revenue, ibid. ad 719. In danger from the duke of York, 732.

Durie's advice about baptizing a Turkish kiaus, 567, & seq. And to the parliament how to handle matters of religion, 647.

Dutch double politics, 31, 32. Against Oliver Cromwell, 45. Suspected of assisting king Charles II. 50. Complain against the Portuguese prizes, 62. Their pretended sea preparations a mere shew, 90. Engage not to assist the enemies of Sweden, 297. Their ships taken by the Biscayners, 311. Alarmed at Sweden entering Zeland, 339. Not in earnest to succour Denmark, 420. 424. Bent upon spoiling the English trade, 455, & seq. Defeated at sea by the Swedes, 467, & seq. Begin an offensive war with them, 501. Agree to send 4000 men into Denmark, 506. Particulars of their defeat, 509.–512. Scared at the English and French memorials, 522, & seq. At Cromwell's threatening to assist Sweden, 529. Treat for themselves under hand, 691. Recalled into Sweden, 708. Forced to go to war with them, 748, & seq. Send fresh supplies to Copenhagen, 749. An account of their depredations on the English ships, 757.–761. Insist on Brasil being restored to them, 837. Begin to treat with king Charles, 876. 880. Stop the Swedish ships, 906.


Ebden sends arms to the Muscovites, 334.

Edinburgh's deputation to Oliver Cromwell, 5.

Elbeuf, duke de, complained against by Boreel, 46. Dangerously wounded by Villequier, 324, & seq.

Elbing treaty set on foot afresh, 10.–12. With new elucidations, 27.

Elizabeth, lady, her sickness, 294, & seq. Death and funeral, 320.

Elvez besieged by the Spaniards, 543. The siege raised, 607. The particulars of the action, 611.

Ely, the bishop of, set at liberty, 854.

Elzenore taken by the Swedes, 415.

Empèror's election put off, 30. 53. 120. Previous capitulations to it, 233. Concluded 257. 262. 277.

English accused of sacrilege, &c. at Dunkirk, &c. 213, & seq. Cried out against by the priests, 226. A dreadful account of them sent from Pitcham, &c. 383.
-, — plenipoes arrive in the Sound, 699. Their first conferences with the Dutch ones, 708.–710. Expence of the English fleet there, ibid. & seq. Audience of the king of Sweden, 724.–727. Of the king of Denmark, 732, & seq. Hussed by the king of Sweden, 736. Account of their fruitless negotiation, 741. Cleared by the Dutch ambassador, 788, & seq. Letter to the speaker, 825. Obstacles to their pacific endeavours, 843, & seq.

Ewer's consultation with admiral Montagu, 651.

Exchange, royal, a golden inscription set up at, 855.

Exchequer, moneys issued out of, 128. The state of its cash, 264, 265.

Excise petitioned against by the city, 662.


Fag sent to preserve the peace in Suffex, 712.

Falconbridge, lord, suspected by Henry Cromwell, 145.

Faro, don, sent ambassador to Holland, 18. 22.

Faulconbergh, lord, his arrival at Calais, 151. Reception and audience, 158. Return and success, congratulated, 177. Entertainment to some foreign ministers, 192. Grand reception in Yorkshire, 283. Melancholy account of Oliver Cromwell's sickness, 365. Of Richard Cromwell's being proclaimed, 375. 386. Of the new cabals in the council, 406. In the army, 413. 437, & seq. Of the stirrings of the malecontents, 450, & seq. Of the inactivity of the council, 462. Dissuades Henry Cromwell from leaving Ireland, 528. Account of the cabals in parliament, 612.

Faulconier to Lockhart, on the business of Dunkirk, 699, & seq. List of its inhabitants, 701.

Feake, a fifth-monarchy preacher, informed against, 57. The substance of his sermon, 58.

Fell, doctor, a great friend to king Charles, 360.

Fennick, colonel, dies of his wounds in France, 174, & seq.

Fenwick slain in Flanders, 156.

Ferne taken by the French, 200.

Ferté, monsieur la, marches towards Hamhault, 230. Discloses his designs to Marsine, 231. Besieges and takes Link, 282. And Graveline, 288.

Flanderkins seize on English ships, 421. 429, & seq.

Flanders in a flame, 251, & seq. 262. Strict inquiry after all strangers, 276. Endeavours to obtain a neutrality, 437.

Fleetwood's account of some royalists designs, 71. Of Oliver Cromwell's sickness, 367. Orders a fast for him, 369. Deep lamentation for him, 375. On an address to his son Richard, 405. 411. Account of the army's address, 436. His commission renewed under Richard, 452. Reprimanded in an address from Plymouth, 460. Sermon to Henry Cromwell, 493, & seq. Sharp reproof to him, 497. Answer to his odd queries, 500. Obtains some English specie for him, 511. Recommends Lambert to him on the calling of a parliament, 550. Account of the elections, 582. 495. Of the parliament's transactions, 604. 609. Report of captain Swart's detainment, 673. Commission of lieutenant-general from the parliament, 679. Ordered to renew the officers commissions, 771. Become a common jest, 823.

Flemming, sir Oliver, notifies Cromwell's death to Nieupoort, 382.

Floris, a brave sea-captain, slain, 514. 519.

Flower, captain, recommended by Lockhart, 201.

Fortescue informed against, by Gregson, 452, & seq.

Fouquet's squabble with Beauvois, 341.

Fox's intelligence to Thurloe, 542.

Frederick, king of Denmark, complained against by the Dutch, 43. Embassy to Muscovy, 204. Warned privately of a Swedish invasion, 352. Desires an envoy to be sent from Holland, 442. Refuses to make a separate peace, 691, 692. Conference with the English plenipotentiaries, 732. Rejects their proposals, 741. 748. His objections against them, ibid. 843, & seq. 901, & seq.

French, their treaty with Lockhart, 20. 24. Send troops to the duke of Modena, 32. Warlike preparations, 46. In conjunction with England, 50. Prepare for the field, 115. 125. Barbarities at the taking of Bergh, 144. Besiege Dunkirk, 148. Armament against Spain, 152. Defeat the Spaniards in Flanders, 155, & seq. Yield Dunkirk to the English, 183. Policy to hem them in, in Flanders, 193. Refuse to carry on the war jointly with them, 206. Watch narrowly to catch the plate-fleet, 210. Success in Flanders, 220. 227. And plunders there, 244. Offer their mediation to the Muscovites, 266. Progress in Flanders, 276. Draw towards Y pres, 277. Fruitless attempt upon Ostend, 304. Mediate peace between Muscovy and Sweden, 349. New success in Flanders, 414. Memorial about a peace in the North, 521, & seq. Cessation of arms with Spain, 668. Grand ambassy thither, 739. Levy a tax on foreign ships, 823. Draw their troops towards the sea-side, 867, & seq. Their Toulon squadron whither designed, 905.
-, — clergy highly exasperated against the English, 292.

Frezendorf's memorials for remitting 400,000 rix-dollars to Denmark, 863. 883. 886.

Friquet, a dangerous person, sent ambassador to Holland, 228. Consulted about the city of Munster, 804.

Fryer sent to the Tower, 140. Condemned and reprieved, 620.

Fuentes, marquis de, sent ambassador to the emperor, 315.

Fuller recommended to Thurloe, 205.


Galandis's intelligence to general Schombergh, 693.

Gardiner, a royalist, comes to the Hague, 149. Goes by the name of Pompion, 182.

Gamara's return into Holland, 9. Under the character of ambassador, 558. Desires a free passage for don John's equipage, 792. Granted with some restrictions, 796.

Gawen's information against Baron, and other royalists, 95.

Gerard, lord, sent to hire ships at Amsterdam, 107. Comes to king Charles at Oxon, 221. Very busy at Brussels, 247.

Gerbier, sir Bartholomew, his papers consigned to Lockhart, 275.

Germain, lord, sent into France by king Charles, 420. His commission there, 422.

Gifford a state-prisoner's letters intercepted, 33, 34. Detained in the Tower, 620.

Gill's advice for suppressing the pickeroons, 70.

Gloucester, duke, ordered to depart Holland, 91. 130. Goes to Brussels, 141. Takes the field, 181. Follows don John, 231. Comes to king Charles, 254. Surrenders his commission, 453.

Gluckstadt attempted by the Swedes, 351.

Goffe, lord, ordered an Irish pension, 500.

Golden, a royalist, commissioned by the Spaniards, 248.

Gonziesky taken prisoner by the Muscovites, 564.

Goodson, admiral, his account of some suspected ships, 31. Of his negotiations with marshal Daumont, 109. Assists him in his attempt on Ostend, 113. Account of the Spanish fleet, 126. Goes to Lockhart at Dunkirk, 191. Intelligence from Flanders, 235. Sails for the Downs with 21 ships, 505. Ordered for the Sound, 509.–511. Remains wind-bound, 529.

Grammond, duke's, entertainment to the electors at Francfort, 193. Sent ambassador to demand the Spanish infanta, 739. Splendid reception there, 766. His success, 883. 900.

Graveline besieged by the French, 281, & seq. Taken, 253. 255.

Gregson remits money to king Charles, 531, & seq. 613, & alibi pass.

Griffin, doctor, his book in defence of king Charles I. 887.

Gunner, colonel, a royalist, inform'd against, 81, & seq.

Gurner sent receiver at Dunkirk, 260.


Haines sent engineer to Dunkirk, 306.

Halleman's information against colonel Lane, and others, 137, & seq.

Hamburg, the city of, its letter to Richard Cromwell, 641. To Thurloe and the council, ibid. & seq.

Harisson's account of the Leeds's plot, 242. Foreign intelligence, 307. From Flanders, 321, & seq. Of Oliver Cromwell's death, 384.

Harley, Robert, his information against Waller, 20. Becomes a zealous royalist, 855. Speaks warmly in the house for the king, 786.

Hartford, lord, informed against, 98.

Harwood, major, goes to king Charles at Brussels, 255.

Haselrig's ridiculous speech against Richard Cromwell's recognition, 618. Huffing letter to Fleetwood, 795.

Hassan, bassa, marches against Adrianople, 287. 356.

Hatton, dame, her case reported to the house of commons, 653.

Hay, lieutenant-colonel, informed against by Monk, 545.

Hebden complained against by Applebom, 328.

Herbert, lord, 866.

Highland ministers provided for, 169.

Hinks, a royalist, informed against, 402. His confession, 403.

Hockincourt, marshal, slain, 159, & seq.

Holdip sent consul into the Levant, 83.

Holland's resolution to assist Dantzic, 4. To make a treaty of commerce with Oliver Cromwell, 10. On Downing's memorial, 29, 30. Against trading with Portugal, 38. To send out of their territories the dukes of York and Gloucester, 91. Disposition of their fleet, 119, & seq. 130. The full amount of their ships, 134.–137. Averse to relieve Dunkirk, 149. Alarmed at the English's progress in Flanders, 181. Sundry resolutions on that and other heads, 222. 226. 236, 237. On the Swedes blocking up Dantzic, 245, & seq. 252. Against Spanish troops landing in their dominions, 267. On the rupture between Sweden and Brandenburgh, 284. For keeping up to the Elbing treaty, 290. About the English ships taken in the EastIndies, 293. Against selling of prizes taken from neuters, 296, & seq. Congratulation to the new emperor, 301. Resolutions relating to Portugal's offers, 309. On the Swedes re-entering Denmark, 346. 350, & seq. For assisting the latter against them, 352. 357, & seq. Instructions to their admiral, 370, & seq. Congratulation to Richard Cromwell, 380. 398, & seq. For assisting Denmark, 394. And Brandenburgh, 395. On the affairs of Portugal and Sweden, 418. Exact an oath of secrecy, 419. Resolutions against Sweden, 442. On assisting Brandenburgh, 458, & seq. 464. Letter to the king of Denmark, 519. Resolutions upon the Northern affairs, 530. 539, & seq. 543, & seq. 549. For procuring a Northern peace, 602. Their fleet against Sweden, 629. 645. 691, & seq. On the Northern peace, 691. 703. An instrument on that head sent into England, 705. Debates on the Hague treaty, 719, & seq. 735. And that with England, 737. Resolutions on their plenipotentiaries being affronted by Sweden, 738, & seq. On other exigencies, 745.–747, 748. 751. For the cessation of imposts, 761, & seq. For stopping the Swedish ships, 780, & seq. For sending an ambassy to France and Spain, 791. Letter to Lewis XIV. about the principality of Orange, 794. 798. On the affairs of Munster, 821, & seq. For sending money to Denmark, 832, & seq. Reasons for not openly declaring against Sweden, 837. Ambassy to France, 840. Raise a new tax, and fresh forces, 846. Answer to the French ambassador's proposal, 847. Instructions to their ambassador going to France, 850. Resolutions on defraying of Denmark, 883, & seq. 907.

Holmes commissioned to take prizes, 248.

Holstein, duke, forced to a disadvantageous neutrality, 563. Memorial to the English parliament, 691, & seq.

Honywood, sir Robert, his account of the army's discontents, 507. Negotiations at Copenhagen, 884. 888.

Howard, colonel, betray'd by his whore, 347. His papers seized by Downing, ibid. Gained over by that minister, 428. Betrays the royalists measures to him, 457, & alibi pass.
-, — sir Charles, made governor of Carlisle, 861.

Hungary, king of. See Leopold.

Huson, colonel, one of the malecontents, 501.

Hutchinson's information against several royalists, 77. 80. Second information, 98.

Hyam informed against by Crane, 583.

Hyde, sir Edward, sends intelligence of king Charles IId's landing, 77. Falls out with the duke of Gloucester, 221. Informs lord Culpepper of Cromwell's death, 408. A cyphered letter of his seized and decyphered, 775, & seq. Satisfaction at Monck's proceedings, 857. To his friends here, on a match proposed to the king, 869. On the overtures made to his majesty at Breda, 877, & seq. Letter of thanks to esquire Morrice, 913.


Jamaica seized by the Spaniards, 55. Beats them off, 423, & seq. The sad condition of it sent over by Doyly, 499.

Jedburgh, the presbytery of, in a serment, 356.

Jefferson's information against Slingsby and others, 112.

Jephson's, colonel, arrival at Lubeck, 1. Amused by the king of Sweden, 9. 37. Desires to be recall'd, ibid. Ordered to go to Berlin, 62. Commission to that court, 63. Audience of the duke, 105, & seq. Returns to the king of Sweden, 188. 201. Account of the Brandenburgh envoy's departure, 210. Audience of the king, 224, & seq. Follows him to Oldenloe, 247.

Jermin, duke de St. defeated and killed, 591.
-, — lord, arrives at Brussels, 823. Recommended to the princess royal, 832. Conference with the lord Aubeney, 890, & seq.

Jews, some rich, executed at Lisbon, 567.

Johnston, sir Archibald, his charter from Richard Cromwell, 537, & seq.

Inchequin, lord, hopeless letters intercepted, 721. 739.
-, — young lord, secured in Ireland, 55, & seq.

Independents in Ireland, dissatisfied, 161. 199.

John, don of Austria, expected at Dantzic, 127. Prepares for the field, 131. 141. Defeated by the French, 156. Orders the raising of new forces, 168. Falls out with Condé, 213. 217. Affronted by his troops, 231. His council much divided, 235. Narrow escape at Bruges, ibid. & 244. 252. Augments his forces, 254. Prepares for the field, 283. Goes to consult with Condé, 288. And with all his generals, 304. New way of raising money, 318. Prepares for action, 337. Passes thro' France in his way to Spain, 558. Ordered to visit the French court, 573. 589. Appointed to command against Portugal, 598. Caressed at Paris, 629.
-, — lord chief justice St. John, his letter to Thurloe, 370. About the elections, 582. Cleared by that minister, 914.

Jones, colonel, his bravery against the Spaniards, 155.

Ireland heavily assess'd, 72. Resolutions to acknowledge Richard Cromwell, 632.

Isabella, the fort of, threaten'd and fortified, 169.

Isbrands sent ambassador into Poland, 11. Accompanies the queen to Berlin, 213. Pacific offers to Sweden, 289. His report of them to Brandenburgh, 299. Goes to the Polish diet, 300.


Ker, complained of by Monck, 356.

Keth, sir William, killed in a duel by Taas, 337.

Kilby, sir Theophilus, sent by Langdale into England, 502.

Killigrew, Henry, carries some royalist books into Holland, 313, & seq. Commands the English forces in Denmark, 515. A desperate cavalier, ibid. & 518. Ordered to cease hostilities, 645. Vain attempt upon Koel, 791.
-, — sir Peter, made governor of Pendenis's castle, 861.
-, — sir William, his inviting letter and advice to king Charles II. 888.–890.

King recommended to Oliver Cromwell, 160.

Kingsale, the place appointed for victualling of ships, 282.

Kingston, a true royalist, his intelligence from Paris, 324, & seq. 327, & seq. 340, & seq. 367, & seq. 891.–894.

Knight, colonel, with general Monck, 853. Sent to quell some riotous troops, 870.


Lambert made generalissimo by Richard Cromwell, 415. Waits upon him, 459. One of the remonstrants in parliament, 612. 660, 661. Out of favour, 704. Defeats sir George Booth's faction, 823. Joint representation against monarchical government, 856.

Lamboy, general, takes the field in Germany, 324.

Lampassius's papers refused to him, 13. Sues for money due from the parliament, 43.

Landschonen harbour stopp'd by the Dutch, 546. 563.

Lane, sir George, made king Charles IId's agent, 248.

Langdale, sir Marmaduke, intrusted with king Charles IId's arms, 469. To the number of 20,000, 502.

Langley's information of some disaffected books, 627. 634.

Lauderdale, busy with the presbyterians, 867.

Lawerin begs to be sent spy to Dantzic, 816. Intelligence from those parts, 906. 908.

Lee refused a pass for England, 131.

Leghorn abuses the English factory, 76.

Leopold, king of Hungary, breaks off with Sweden, 9. 16, 17.. An enemy to the protestants, 84. Averse to the mediation of France, 119, & seq. Marches towards Silesia, 213. Ambassy to Holland, 228. Chosen emperor, 257. 262, & seq. Treaty with the Turks, 286. Coronation, 290. Congratulated by Holland, 297. Letter to them, 354. Sends his forces into Swedish Pomerania, 740.

Levellers join in king Charles IId's interest, 80, & seq.

Lewis XIV. falls sick at Calais, 207.–209. Reported for dead, 254. 256. Contradicted, ibid. & seq. & 318. Returns with his court to Paris, 322. Quite recovered, 324. III-natured saying against king Charles, 325. Goes to Marseilles, 437. Meets the duke and duchess of Savoy at Lyons, 511. Their grand interview, 556. Answer to the states general, about the principality of Orange, 806. Sends troops to seize on it, 824. Goes on to Marseilles, 828. Threatens Holland to assist Sweden, 835. Goes to Orange, &c. 877. Thence to meet the Spanish infanta, 883. Their mutual greeting, 900.

Liddle, sir Francis, informed against by Downing, 346.

Lilbarn, colonel, a malecontent, 85. Condolence on Cromwell's death, 411. Complaint against the sheriff of Durham, 434. Opposes the giving Monck a power of commissioning, 436.

Lillingston, colonel, ordered to discharge all Dutch ships, 711. His account of fort Oliver, 720, & seq. Of Dunkirk, 722. 728. Sent to the council of state, 729, & seq. 732. Desires their directions concerning some criminals, 743.

Lingwood seizes a Spanish spy, 17, & seq.

Link besieged by the French, 282.

Lisle, lord, goes over to the republicans, 496.

Lithuania in dread of the Swedes, 266.

Lockert, a busy royalist, informed against, 33.

Lockhart's account of the English provisions, 2, 3. And new levies for France, 6. Receives the money for them, 20. Audience of cardinal Mazarine, 51. Dissatisfied at the French measures, 52. Arrival at Mardyke, 115, & seq. In want of Protestant ministers, 125. Of firing, 127. Two proclamations to the English soldiers, 143, & seq. Bravery before Dunkirk, 151. Loss of his officers, 155, 156. Account of that action, 160, & seq. Further account of the siege of Dunkirk, 169. Saucy answer to the duke of York, 170. In great perplexity on his taking possession of Dunkirk, 173, & seq. Enters the place, 176. Sends a further account of it, 178, & seq. 183. Treaty with France, 184.—186. Apology for it to Oliver Cromwell, 197, & seq. Regulations at Dunkirk, 206, & seq. About the liberty of religion, 214, & seq. Takes possession of Mardyke, 215. Regulations there, 216. Haughty answer to Caracena, 223. State of Dunkirk and Mardyke, 237.—240. Complains of Mazarine's coldness, 249, & seq. State of English affairs in France, 258.—260. In want of supplies, 274. Vacancies under him, 277, & seq. Settles the contributions with the cardinal, 279. Account of the harbour's revenue, 303. Debates about tendering the oaths to the Dunkirkers, 305. In great want of money, 308. Fortifies Dunkirk, 319. Slow siege of Graveline, 320. Joins Turenne, in order to give battle, 336. Goes to Paris, 440. Calls a court-martial on some mutineers, 466. To the committee of safety for leave to come over, 670, & seq. The state of his accounts, 681. Moneys received and disbursed on Dunkirk, 706, & seq. Goes to Toulouse, 765.

Lords, the house of, re-settled, 628. Alarmed at a resolution of the commons, 657, & seq.

Lorrain, duke, to be set at liberty, and command the Imperial forces, 437. Compliments paid to him on his inlargement, 765.

Love, papers delivered to, by Newport, 811, & seq.

Low, major, opposes Cromwell's kingship, 21. Complained against by Henry Cromwell, 142, & seq.

Ludloe struggles to get into the parliament, 588.


Maesdam's instructions, at the court of Sweden, 12. Recall'd, 442.

Magnus sent to the king of Sweden, 201.

Maire, Le, comes back to Holland, 361.

Mallory's information against some royalists, 74, & seq. His second information, 88. Letter to Thurloe, 194. Examination and discoveries, 220, & seq. Condemned and reprieved, 622.

Manley, colonel, informed against, 147.

Marley, sir John, his petition to Thurloe, 526. And offers upon the next election, 549.

Marlow, sir John, offers to betray all king Charles Ild's designs, 150. His character, 181. 203. 252. Sent into England by Downing, 312, &c. His capacity to hurt king Charles Ild's interest, 333. 347.

Marseilles, the citadel of, begun, 823. 828. The trade of, much injured by it, ibid. & seq.

Marsine, made knight of the garter by king Charles II. 27, 28. Returns from Francfort to Brussels, 131. Reinforced, 693. Goes post to king Charles II. 694.

Mary, the princess royal, disobliges the French ambassador, 60, & seq. Goes to join king Charles II. 167, 168. 221. Falls out with him, 234. Meets him again at Teeling, 361. With the duke of York at the Hague, 410. Letter to the states general, about the principality of Orange, 809. To the French king on the same, 829. On the speedy ambassy to France, 891.

Massy, general, his intelligence to lord chancellor Hyde, 854, & seq. In pain about Morland's not being heard of, 865, & seq. Gains his liberty at last to get away, 866. Goes to be chosen for Gloucester, 872. Apprehended and brought before the council, 887.

Mazarine amuses the English ambassador, 51, & seq. Agrees with him about the next campaign, 60. Great promises, &c. to him, 69, & seq. Complaisance to him, 174, & seq. 178. Goes on board admiral Montagu, 188. Offers to deliver up Mardyke to the English, 207, & seq. Complains of Lockhart and Oliver Cromwell, 249, & seq. Takes new measures with them, 250, & seq. Begs for new reinforcements from England, 278. Hastens the siege of Graveline, 288. Returns to Paris, 355. Promotes a match between France and Spain, 579. Instructions to Bordeaux at London, 753. Treaty with king Charles II. 830.

Maynard's account of the court of inquisition, 567. Of the Portuguese defeating the Spaniards, 589. 596. Complains of the Portuguese ministry, 607.

Meadow, sir Philip, sent to sign the treaty between Sweden and Poland, 49. Ordered to go to Bromburgh, 62. Commission to the king of Sweden, 63, 64. Goes to him at Kiel, 201. 211. Arrival at Oldenstow, 265. Takes his leave of the king, 338. Account of the Swedish and Dutch sea-sight, 514, & seq. Comes to consult admiral Montagu, 657, & seq. Account of the Dutch fleet in those parts, 688. 691. His negotiations retarded by the Dutch, 692. Begs to be recalled, 708. 727. Prepares for his return, 743. Account of his debts presented to the council of state, 302, & seq.

Meirode, mynheer, sent ambassador to Spain, 847.

Mellio, don, the Portuguese ambassador, his letters to Thurloe, 610. 618. 624. Recommends captain Bell to him, 634.—663.

Merchants, English, forced to trade upon Dutch bottoms, 582.

Mercœur, duke, made admiral of the French, 70. Causes a riot in Provence, 325.

Middleton, colonel, his arrival at Brussels, 107. His officers go over to king Charles, 411. Suspected by Downing, 419. Comes back into England, 854.

Milanese restored by France to Spain, 810.

Milet's conference with count Dona, about the principality of Orange, 809, & seq.

Militia, English, put into more hopeful hands, 867.

Mills's information against some royalists, 40, & seq. Against Bishop, and other Levellers, 93, & seq.

Minieres sent envoy to Muscovy, 266.

Miranda, count, sent ambassador from Portugal, 742. Letter to the states general, 791. Entry and audience of them, 792. Second letter to them, 801.

Mittau taken by the Swedes, 456.

Modena, duke of, finds a vast treasure, 542.

Momorancy, duke de, taken prisoner, 156.

Monck's account of Edinburgh's poverty, 5. Intercedes for lord Broghill's retiring, 56. Sends Purvish with the Scotish accounts, 59. Suspected by the republicans, 85. Settles the treasury of Scotland, 154. Sends for instructions for the Scotish council, 199. His thanks for them, 204. Account of his slow Scotish levies, 224. Dispatches a royalist's letter, sent to him, to Thurloe, 232. Imprisons the man that brought it, 268. Account of the obstinate Scotish presbytery, 322, & seq. 356. Sends recruits into England, 363. Condolence and advice to Richard Cromwell, 387. Prepares an address for him, 404. Sends it, 411. Desires to have publick seals in Scotland, 422. Great professions against king Charles II. 435. For settling the Scotish judges, 449. Made keeper of Holyroodhouse, &c. 526. On the calling a new parliament, 574. Summoned to attend it, 579. Ordered to stay in Scotland, 583. Account of some elections, 600. 613. 616. Letter to the general council of officers, 669, & seq. Has many eyes upon him, 776. Sends three commissioners to treat with the army, 783. Reported to have declared for a free parliament, 823. But acts in disguise, 824. Manner of new-modelling the army, 853. Appointed to govern jointly with the council till the next parliament, 854, & seq. His intentions betray'd to Thurloe, 861, & seq. Confines some of his officers, 867. Goes on parliamenteering, ibid. & seq. Recommends Thurloe to be chosen at Bridgenorth, 888. His letter to the town suppressed, 895. Letter to the states general, 909.

Montagu waits upon Turenne and Lockhart, 171. Watches the vessels from going to Dunkirk, 172. 177. Account of its fortifications, 180. Departs for the Downs, 191. Takes his leave of the French court, 209. Arrival at Nasby, ibid. & seq. Naval intelligence, 234. Complain'd against by the states general, 256, & seq. Ordered to cover the siege of Graveline, 281. 284. Account of the Streights squadron, 306. Instructions about the flag, 633. List of his fleet, 636. Letters to the kings of Sweden and Denmark, 644. To Opdam, ibid. & seq. Account of the Swedish affairs, 651, & seq. Instructions from the parliament and council, 680. Account of his fleet, 688. Ordered to prolong the neutrality in the North, 691. Instructions to treat with the Northern powers, 727, & seq. Sudden return, 731.

Mordaunt informed against, 81, & seq. 85.
-, — lord, falls in with Lauderdale and Waller, 872.

Morgan's account of the taking of Dixmunde, 217. Of Turenne's attempt on Bruges, 258.

Morland's petition to Thurloe, 367. Sends Bradshaw's account of the privy-signet, 471.—488. 624. Not heard of since, 865.

Morley's, and other officers, canting petition to Fleetwood, 771.—774.

Morris's great sway with Monck, 843.

Mosson, colonel, arrested, 129.

Mouson surrendered to the Spaniards, 607, & seq.

Munster city desires to be garrisoned by Dutch troops, 764. Accused by the bishop of it, 782.

Murton's information against sundry royalists, 41. Begins to negotiate a peace with Sweden, 200.

Muscovites repulsed before Jahino, 55. Ambassy to Holland, 228. Advance towards Riga, 277. Send for arms from Holland, 311. Declare war against Poland, 381. Defeated by them, 392. Enter their territories, 347. Desired by Holland to make peace with them, 525.

Myranda, count. See Miranda, 742.


Naffokin amused by Bradshaw, 35, & seq. Invites him back, 53.

Needham, against the proposals of the committee of officers, 754, & seq.

Nerung, island, fortified by the Swedes, 225.

Netherlands, the states of, their resolutions with respect to the peace, 11.

Newbury, lord, stabb'd by captain Arin, 353. In great danger, 361.

Newport besieged by the French, 211.

Nieupoort become obnoxious to Oliver Cromwell, 32. 49. Memorial to the English council, 47. Ordered to go back into England, 130. His commission thither, 133. 226. 237. Sets out for London, 267. Arrival at Gravesend, 286. Unlikelihood of succeeding at court, 295. Hasty coming to London, 298. To Hampton court, 299. Account of Oliver Cromwell's death, and Richard's succeeding him, 309, & seq. Complains of delays to Thurloe, 504. Misrepresents the English ministry, 505. Conferences with Thurloe, 513. 537. About the Bantam ships, 547. Against the English fleet sent into the Sound, 548. Desires colonel Askew to be stopp'd from the Swedish service, 569. His credentials as ambassador, 672. Audience of the council, 675. Report of the council, 676, & seq. Memorial for a new treaty, and answer to it, 682, & seq. To the council of state on the same, 696, & seq. Answer to it, 697, & seq. Complaint against Irish piracies, 734. 736. For preserving the trade in the Sound, 737. New complaints against piracies, answered, 744. Instructions from De Wit on that head, 751, & seq. From the states on Northern affairs, 752, & seq. Goes back for Holland, 769. 775. Vindication of the English plenipotentiaries against Montagu, 788.—790. Memorial concerning the Hans-towns, 808. And Northern peace, 809. Referr'd to the commissioners, ibid. & seq. Against English piracies, 810. Plies England with needless complaints, 840. 849. On the states generals resolution, concerning the Northern peace, 868, & seq. On the cessation of arms in the North, 885 & seq.

Noel's certificate to Lockhart's accompts, 681.

Normandy, an insurrection in, 414.

Norton, and other Yorkshire mens examination against the royalists, 182, & seq.


Odenarde taken by the French, 414.

Oldenburg, count, his monument seized in Holland, 777.

Oliphant recommended for a Scotish judge, 445.

Oliver, the fort of, its condition represented, 720, & seq. 729.

O'neal, and other royalists, with the earl of Ormond, 107. 121. Returns to Brussels with him, 141. Embarks for England, 469.

Opdam's civility to Downing, 15. Recommended to Thurloe, 16. Prepares to go and succour Denmark, 359. His departure and fleet, 379. Sails for the Sound, 381. Pressing orders to hasten thither, 392. 394. Instructions to treat with Sweden, 431. Sails away at length, 437. Ordered to throw succours into Copenhagen, 441. Falls sick on ship-board, 468. Ordered to attack the Swedes, 501. Gets to Croningsbergh, 503. Defeated 509. 512. New orders to assist Denmark, 513. 526, & seq. Sends for more ships, 563. Averse to prolong the neutrality in the North, 691, & seq. Accused to the states general, 751. Sends Cortener to be examined on his behalf, 796. Writes to king Charles II. 876.

Orange surrendered to the French king, 879.
-, — the prince of, in a poor condition, 881.
-, — princess of, vid. sub Royal.

Ormond's private transactions in London, 4. 17.—27, 28. 107. with king Charles II. at Oxon, 221. At the Hague incog. 233. Goes to Amsterdam, 234. Sick at Ghent, 354. Returns to king Charles II. 361.

Ostend fortified, &c. 273. 288. 304.

Ostenders take ships on the coasts of Scotland, 340.

Ottokrag sent ambassador from Denmark into Holland, 768. Speech and propositions to the states general, 805.

Otway, a faithful agent of king Charles II. 685.

Overton's information against Slingsby, 121, & seq.

Oxford, earl of, informed against, 84. Sway'd by lord Gerrard, 247.


PAlatine, count; his letter to Bradshaw, 2. Turns over the queen of Bohemia's debts to the English parliament, 796.

Palmer employ'd under Downing, 167.

Parliament's act of recognition of Richard Cromwell's title, 603.—605. Likely to stick, 609, & seq. Resolutions of their house, 619, & seq. On the navy affairs, 626. Greatly divided, 629, & seq. About Scotish and Irish members, 636, & seq. On matters of religion, 647.—650. On national debts, 657, & seq. Against the officers of the army, 662. Dissolved, 666. 769. Revived, 826. A new one resolved upon, 854, & seq. A new one soon to be called, 867. Petition to king Charles II. in favour of Lambert and Vane; 914.

Parma, duke of, his alliance with Savoy, 896.

Peepish, lord chancellor, his death and character, 590.

Penn mauls the Dutch at Barbadoes, 504.

Pepper, colonel, sent into England by Lockhart, 274.

Peters, parson, sent to Lockhart, 223. Highly recommended by him, 249.

Pettlie, and other royalists; informed against, 40, & seq.

Pickering informed against, 116. Examined, 117.
-, — sir Gilbert, goes ov r to the republicans, 496.

Pigneranda goes vice-roy to Naples, 315.

Pinosky's commission from Poland to the states general, 311. Conference with Downing, 332.

Pitman, major, sent by Richard to Henry Cromwell, 552.

Poland, the queen of, goes to Berlin, 191. Her reception there, 213.

Polard's information against Slingsby, 111.

Poles, much divided about the house of Austria, 1, & seq. Inclined to a peace with Sweden, 19. Exclusive of the Austrians, 35. 37. Ambassy to Holland, 228. The proceedings of their diet kept very secret, 300. Defeated by the Muscovites, 564. Sick at heart of the war, 837. And of the Dutch, 840. Conclude a peace with Sweden, 906.

Pope, the, tampered with by Mazarine and Cromwell, 369.

Portman, Elizabeth, her petition to the house of commons, 619. Exploded by Barkstead, 620, 623.

Portugal, king of, his letter to Downing, 18. To the states general, 22. Ambassy to them, 30, & seq. Answer to their memorial, 120. Defeats the Spaniards, 279. Raises new forces, 543. Gives the Spaniards a second defeat, 590. Further particulars of the battle, 596. 611. In danger of being swallow'd up by them, 836.
-, — ambassador at the Hague, comes first incognito, 227. Public entry, 253. First audience, 268. Commission to the states, 283. His proposals excepted against, 294. New ones found defective still, 309. 311. Communicates them to Downing, 330. Conferences with him, 333. 348. Desires copies of the English treaties with his court, 360. Memorial in favour of England, 456, & seq.
-, — — at London. See Mellio.

Presbyterians go over to the royalists, 704. And are they who are to invite king Charles II. home, 892.

Prince recommended to Downing, 149.

Prussia in danger from the Swedes, 594.

Pryn declares for king Charles II. 867.


QUakers, six zealous, go to convert the Turks, &c. 32. Raise disturbances there and in Italy, 287. Discontented in Scotland, 194. Very busy about Leeds, 242. Stir afresh upon Cromwell's death, 403 527. Fall in with the royalists, 704.

Quesne, monsieur le, recommended by Lockhart, 273.


Ragotzi inflames the sultan against him, 286. In hopes to be restored, 496.

Ranelagh, lady, her condolence on Cromwell's death, 395.—397.

Rawlings sent by the duke of York into England, 503.

Read dispatched by king Charles II. with the news of Cromwell's death, 379.

Redman, an honest royalist, 853, & seq. Successful cabals in Wales, 861.

Remdam taken by the Muscovites, 437.

Republicans in England gain ground against Richard Cromwell, 496. Account of some of their deliberations against the ensuing parliament, 550.

Retz makes his peace with France, 571.

Reynold, lady, her excellent character, 282.

Richards, secretary, notifies Leopold's election to the states general, 262, & seq.

Rivers, a royalist, informed against, 86. 93. 103.

Rochepere made governor of Oudenarde, 563.

Rochester, lord, sent into Italy.

Rockwood offers to be a spy upon king Charles II. 617.

Rose, Samuel, his information against major Smith, and other royalists, 103.

Rosenwing's memorial against the king of Sweden, 351, & seq. Suspected to be in the Spanish interest, 777. Memorial to the council of state, 833, & seq.

Rossu besieged by the Spaniards, 189.

Rothes, earl, his petition to Thurloe, 75.

Rower's intelligence from the court of Brussels, 841, & seq.

Royal, the princess, disobliges the French ambassador, 60, & seq. Goes to join king Charles II. 167, 168. 221. Falls out with him, 234. Meets him again at Teeling, 361. And with the duke of York at the Hague, 410. Letter to the states general about the principality of Orange, 809. To the French king on the same, 829. To the states general on their sending an ambassy to Spain, 891.

Rump parliament to be dissolved, 855.

Rupert, prince, expected at Newport, 280.

Russel, sir Francis, promotes Thurloe's election for Cambridgeshire, 565.

Ruyter, admiral, in the Texel, 42. Account of his fleet, 134, & seq. Arrival from Portugal, 507. Ordered to the Sound, 514. With forty-six ships, 516, & seq. Arrival before Copenhagen, 692. Plies with twenty-five ships before Landscronen, 827. Complained against by Coyet, 913.

Rysing, Howard, his account of the election, 642.—644.

Rytz sent with the first papers from the king of Denmark, 703. With the second, 722.


Sallee, the bey of, complained of by the Dutch, 134.

Sanderson's information against Slingsby, 112.

Sasi, don Arnoldo, repulsed from Reonovo, 260. 262.

Savil, sir George, informed against by Locket, 263. By Cockhill, 301.

Savoy, duke, comes to Chambery, 294. Meets the French court at Lyons, 511. 556. Returns to Savoy dissatisfied, ibid. 563.

Sawyer informed against by Aylmer, 572, & seq.

Schlezer's memorials to Thurloe, 373, & seq. 423. 656. 663.

Schonen delivered up to the Swedes, 15. 17.

Scot, sir John, sues for the place of director in chancery, 421.

Scotish staple endeavoured to be removed to Rotterdam, 130.

Scots pray for king Charles II. in allegorical terms, 416.

Selby gives intelligence against sundry royalists, 233.

Sequestrators dreadful to the cavaliers, 763.

Shaw, an agent for king Charles II. 222. 866.

Sidney sent plenipotentiary to the Sound, 699. Complaint to the council of state, 731. On Montagu's sudden departure, ibid. & seq. Goes to Copenhagen, 732, & seq. Conference with the Swedish and Danish commissioners, 881, & seq. Sends the Swedish proposals to the council, 887. Sent for by Monck, 909.
-, — colonel, goes with the princess royal to Brussels, 502. Betrays king Charles IId's secrets to Downing, ibid. & seq. pass. Not to be bought by him under 1000 l. per annum, 508. 568.

Slingsby, sir Henry, kept confined in York-castle, 13, & seq. Smith's sundry evidences against him, 46. 65. 98. 111, & seq. 121. Letter to Waterhouse, 124, & seq. Executed, 158, & seq.

Slippenbach's interview with Jephson, 105. Appointed to treat with him, 225.

Smith, major, informed against, 77. 80. 96.
-, — William, his information against sundry royalists, 80. His evidence on their trials, 162, & seq.
-, — judge, his death and burial, 434.
-, — Elizabeth, a spy on king Charles II. 183. Other intelligence of his affairs, 353, & seq.

Spaniards make ready for some action, 55. New levies in Galicia, 65. Endeavour to buy the Dutch, 69. Repulsed by the English in France, 126. Preparations to relieve Dunkirk, 153, & seq. Repulsed and beaten by the French and English, 155, 156, & seq. Resolutions relating to king Charles II. 221. Their army and artillery, 230, & seq. Gather all their forces together, 307. ders and preparations for bringing in the plate-fleet, 33. Commission and orders to their ambassadors at the Hague 380. Drive the Portuguese from Badajox, 492. Accept of the electoral college's mediation, 542. Their danger and dismal situation, 586. Inclined to strike up a peace with France, 589. Defeated before Elvez, 590, 591. 596. 611. Cessation of arms with France notified, 668. Vast offers and promises to king Charles II. 823. Draw all their Flanders forces to the sea-side, 867.

Spelman's collection of papers relating to king Charles I. death, sent to lord chancellor Hyde, 870.

Spencefield sent to betray the royalists in England, 367.—369.

Staffordshire's address to Richard Cromwell, 414.

Stanhope, lady, informed against by Downing, 131.

Stapley, John, his petition to Oliver Cromwell, 25. Tampered with to turn evidence, 48. Information against doctor Hewit, and many other royalists, 65.—69. Informed against by Mallory, 74. 82. Information against Mordaunt and others, 88, & seq.
-, — Anthony, his information against his brother John, 85. And against other royalists, 86, & seq.
-, — major, sent with the Irish addresses to Cromwell, 103.

Steel, lord chancellor of Ireland, his address of condolence to Richard Cromwell, 388.

Stephens recommended to Thurloe, 405.

Stoakes, captain, his complaint against the duke of Florence, 75, & seq. Account of the Spanish fleet, 141. Of the bad condition of his own, 142. 145. Ordered to join the French, 152. 156, & seq. Fresh account of his fleet, 189. Designs for Leghorn, 202. 212. Letters to the duke of Tuscany, 580. 583. Complaint against the French, 654.

Strans, Bradshaw's faithless secretary, 54.
-, — Holstein's minister, imprisoned for debt, 833. Petition to the council of state, ibid. & seq.

Summers sent to the Tower, 140.

Swan, Robert, sent into England by the duke of Ormond, 323

Sweden, king of, his journey to Gottenburgh, 1. Pressed by the Dutch to the treaty of Elbing, 10. Ambassy to Denmark, 14. Goes to Gottorp, 17. Exasperated at sir Philip Meadows, 32. Against the house of Austria, 35, & seq. Threaten'd by the Poles and Austrians, 100. Seizes upon Scarlet-island, 194. Proposals to the duke of Brandenburgh, 195, & seq. Dismisses his ambassador, 210. His incroachments complained against, 212. 216. Lands 3000 troops near Dantzic, 225. Courted by the electoral college, 226. Resolved to keep Prussia, 228. Resents the duke of Brandenburgh's treaty, 235. Answer to the electoral college, 247. Resolves to attack Dantzic, 271. Memorial to the states general, and instructions to his envoy at Brandenburgh, 279, & seq. Ripe for a war with him, 282, & seq. Answer to the Poles pacific offers, 289. Embarks for Prussia, 290. High demands on Denmark, 292. 301. Resentment against the Dutch, 310. Goes to relieve Thorn, 316. His army, 323. Fleet, 329. Sudden and surprising march to Copenhagen, 338. Apology for it to Oliver Cromwell, 342, & seq. Various conjec tures about it, 347, & seq. 350. Lays siege to Copenhagen, 352. Letter to the states general, 361. Courts them to declare against Denmark, ibid. & seq. 420. Resolved to gain the mastery of the Sound, 426. Great offers to Richard Cromwell, 433, & seq. Inclined to peace with Poland, 442. Victory at sea, 467, & seq. Increases his fleet, 492. 505. Repulsed before Copenhagen, 628. Insists upon a separate peace with Denmark, 692, & seq. Treats with the English and Dutch plenipotentiaries, 724, & seq. Snubbing answer to both, 736. 738. More inclinable to peace, 777. Driven out of Funen, &c. 779. Defeats the Norway cavalry, 805. Memorial sent to the council of state, 816. High demands on Poland, 821. Ready to conclude a peace with them, 828. His death; 836, & seq. Confirmed, 840.


Taaf's account of the duke of York, 508.

Talbot, father, informed against, 338. 368, 369.

Talon's pressing instances for a supply from England, 146. To Lockhart on the cessation of arms, 695.

Tellier presses for the English supplies, 121. For liberty of religion to the Dunkirkers, 175.

Terlon goes to Gottenburgh, 30. Arrives at the Swedish court, 691.

Teuxbury chuses Thurloe its representative, 572.

Thomlinson exasperates the Irish against Cromwell, 199. Comes over to England, 291.

Thomson, alderman, his petition against Dutch depredations; 757. 761.
-, — evidence against Slingsby, 113.

Thorn heleaguer'd by the Poles and Austrians, 266. 276. Stout defence, 564. Surrendered, 600.

Thou, monsieur de, his good understanding with Downing, 30. Desirous of having Oliver Cromwell's picture, 230. Plays the hypocrite with Applebom, 441. Complains of some books printed against the church of Rome, 776. Notifies the peace between France and Spain, 800. 803. Complaint against count Flodoff, 804, & seq. Proposals to the states general about the Northern peace, 830—832. Threatening speech to them, 835, & seq. Memorial on the same, 839. Answered, 847.

Thurloe's heads of a treaty with Sweden, 23. Against a peace with Portugal, 31, & seq. Perplexed on account of the royalists, 38. Directions to Downing against them, 49. 62, & seq. Account of the intended insurrection, 83, & seq. And of securing and trying the heads of them, 99, & seq. Of the taking of Dunkirk, 192. Instructions to Downing, 202, & seq. Various intelligence to Henry Cromwell, 269. Reception of the Dutch ambassador, 298. Account of Oliver Cromwell's sickness, 262—264.—266. Of his death and successor, 372, & seq. 385. Ordered to renew the commissions, 412. Desires leave to lay down his own, 491. Reasons of his discontent, 497. Dissuades Henry Cromwell from leaving Ireland, 510. Informs him of the calling of the parliament, 550. 562. 575. Instructions to Downing, 580, & seq. Chosen member for several places, 572. 585, 586. 588. Account of parliamentary transactions, 636. 655. Of the peace between France and Spain, ibid. & seq. Of his disbursements for private services, 785.—787. Pass'd in council, 788. Of money received from the post-office, 807. Order'd to have lodgings at Whitehall, 826. Character drawn by the lord chancellor Hyde, 830. Comes into play again, ibid. & 837. Intercepts and decyphers several packets, 855. Offers displeasing to king Charles II. 866. Goes on parliamenteering, ibid. & seq. Dismal account of some home transactions, 887. Offers to serve king Charles II. 897, & seq. Vindication of lord St. John, 914. Letters to lord chancellor Hyde, 915.

Thysen complained against by Downing, 9. Set at liberty by the Amsterdamers, 25. 29, 30. Banished, 44.

Titus's hue and cry after Mordaunt, 865. Goes to be chosen for Gloucestershire, 867.

Topham's evidence against sundry royalists, 147.

Townsend, sir Henry, made governor of Lynn, 861.

Transylvania threatened by the Turks, 286, & seq.

Trevor, colonel, recommended by Henry Cromwell, 410.

Trump, Van, in the Streights, 359.

Tunis's pacific ambassy to France, 834.

Turenne's interview with Lockhart, 52. At the siege of Dunkirk, 146. Saved by the English. 156. Misrepresents the English bravery, 179. Success before Bergh, 193. Against Dixmunde, 217. Besieges Newport, 230. Marches towards Bruges, 237. Ordered to watch the Spaniards, 278. 282. Marches towards Bourbourg, 328. Quartered at Ypres; 563.

Turks take six Dutch ships, 133. March towards Transylvania, 300.

Tuscany, a very antient account of its antiquities, dug up and published, 810.

Tyringham, an honest royalist, 783.

Tythes proposed for the maintenance of ministers, 129. 246.


Valle, monsieur de la, settles the tariff at Dunkirk, 303. 305. 308.

Vane, sir Henry, eager to get into the parliament-house, 588. 660, 661. Ordered to treat with the Dutch ambassador, 676, & seq. Abandoned by his party; 704.

Vavasor, sir William, killed before Copenhagen, 628.

Vaughan, post-master, his petition to Thurloe, 564. Accounts stated by Talbot, 576. Replied against, 577.

Venables, general, at Chester, 685. Made governor of its castle, 853.

Venetians complained of by Bamfield, 257.

Vic, de, sir Henry, turned off by king Charles II. 247.

Villeroy, marshal, goes on board admiral Montagu, 188.

Vizièr, grand, imprisons the French ambassador, 286. Threatened by Hassan bassa, 287. Marches against him, 439.

Underwood sent with the news of Oliver Cromwell's death; 374.


Wadey, Mary, and others information of a disaffected book, 104. Against Goring for having it, 105.

Walker, doctor, his report to the council concerning the Endeavour ship, 544.

Waller, sir William, informed against, 20. 84.

Warsaw diet concludes a treaty with the Cossacks, 688.

Warwick, lord, his death, 99. 101.

Wassovar sent admiral to the Sound, 370, & seq. Ordered to hasten thither, 392.

Waterhouse informed against by Smith, 47. His commission from king Charles II. 123. Deposition against Slingsby, ibid. & seq. Sent to London by captain Smith, 127.

Watson's information against Pickering, 116.

Watts, captain, a stout royalist, 28.

Westphalian garrisons augmented, 119.

Whale fishery company set up in France, 46.

Whitfield's design of assassinating Downing, 334.

Whiteford escapes being seized by Downing, 429.

Whitson sent to join the French, 202. At Aix in Provence, 212.

Wildman, and other Levellers, informed against, 80.

William, count, his intelligence of king Charles IId's preparations, 27, 28.
-, — prince, with king Charles II. and queen dowager, 428.

Willmot, lady, accused of entertaining the earl of Ormond, 17.

Willoughby dispatched to Calais, 69.

Winisbergue besieged by the French, 193.

Witherington imprisoned, 221. Design'd for an informer, ibid. & seq.

Witt, De, declares against the war with Portugal, 19. Suspected to be in the Spanish interest, 166, & seq. Opposed by the French and English ambassadors, ibid. 181. 202. Conferences with Downing, 228. 246. With him and Applebom, 310. Complains of the English government, 764, & seq.
-, — vice-admiral, defeated and killed by the Swedes, 509. 512. 519.

Wittenbergh, duke of, in Condé's army, 230. In the duchy of Liege, 324.

Wittinham, sheriff, complained of by Monck, 521.

Woodcock, captain, informed against, 85. His trial, 162, & seq.

Woodward's account of some elections, 601.

Wool privately exported, 848.

Wormall petitioned against by St. John's college, Cambridge, 602.

Worth recommended to Oliver Cromwell, 162. Condoling letter to Thurloe, 401.

Wrangle, admiral, the state of his fleet, 688. Goes to succour Stetin, 756. 779.

Wray, governor, arrests Hinks, 402.

Wych sent president to Surat, 62.

Wyld, sergeant, his petition to Richard Cromwell, 494.

Wyvel, sir Marmaduke, informed against, 96. His information, ibid. & seq.


Yarmouth agreed upon for a descent, 63.

York, duke of, ordered to depart Holland, 91. 130. Takes the field, 141. With king Charles II. 221. Designs to throw himself into Newport, 223. 231. His brave defence of it, 280. Goes to Ostend, 307. Fortifies it, 322. Commands there, 337. Goes to king Charles II. upon Cromwell's death, 398. Opens Downing's packet, and sends it to don John, 404. And another of Lockhart, 410. Disobliges king Charles II. 420. Surrenders his commission to don John, 440, & seq. His grand court at Brussels, 453. Promotion and pension, 508. Marches towards Furnes, 694. Offered the high admiralty of Spain, &c. 823, & seq. Sets out of Brussels, 907, & seq.

Ypres taken by the French, 414.

Young, Matthew, informed against, 95.


Zanchey, sir Jerom, his charge of bribery against Pettit, 639, & seq.

Zas appointed judge-advocate, 9. 27.

Zeland's memorial in favour of the Elbing treaty, 10, & seq. Reject all elucidations about it, 27. Resolutions on the Northern war, 539.