|[Nov.]||1797. Pensioners at Berwick.|
|List of officers and soldiers, pensioners at Berwick, with
the amounts they received [10d. to 2s. per diem], and the
dates of their appointments.|
Subscribed by Drury. Endd. Pp. 10.
|[Nov.]||1798. Affairs of the Borders.|
|A memoir of Murray's requesting to move the Queen to
direct the Wardens and others to concur with him in the
pursuit of the thieves and peace-breakers.|
Draft of letter from the Queen to the Wardens directing
them to assist the Earl of Murray.
In Cecil's writing. Endd. P. 1.
|Nov. 1.||1799. Adolph Blyleven to Gresham.|
|The Count of Aremburg goes to France to aid the King,
and on the 27th October several carts with munitions left
Brussels for the frontiers. The last containing money was
upset and a secretary of M. D'Aremburg killed. The Pope
has revoked the sentence against the Caraffas, and restored
them to their estates. He has also forbidden any one to
speak to a married woman unless he is related to her on pain
of the galleys.—Antwerp, 1 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Fr. P. 1.
|Nov. 2.||1800. Richard Clough to Gresham.|
|All letters from France are opened, so that no news can
come. The Castle goes forward apace. It has five bulwarks
and between every bulwark a flanker of 400 feet. The
bulwarks are longer than the flankers. Next summer it shall
be walled with stone. The Count of Aremburg is general of
those who are prepared to be sent into France. The Lords
of this town have refused to pay the labourers on the Castle,
and have protested against the Duke's breaking down the
walls of the town.—Antwerp, 2 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd., with seal. Pp. 3.
|Nov. 2.||1801. Pietro Bizarri to Cecil.|
|Sends news which he has received from Rome relating to
matters which have passed in France.—Venice, 2 Nov. 1567.
Add. Endd., with seal. Ital. P. 1.
|Nov. 2.||1802. Reply of the Emperor.|
|Denies that he has had anything to do with the slaughters
and effusion of blood in France, but on the contrary declares
that he has always advised the French King to pacify his
Endd. Lat. P. 1.
|Nov. 2.||1803. Richard Clough to Gresham.|
|News that the Prince of Conde has taken Paris. There is
a gathering of men of war about Nimeguen who are like to
take the town.—Antwerp, 2 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd. P. ½.
|Nov. 2.||1804. Sir Henry Norris to Cecil.|
|Metz is taken by the Prince's company, but not the citadel.
5,000 Spaniards to aid the King are looked for daily, and also
5,000 Swiss which be already in their journey hitherward.
On the 27th the King declared to him that he was beholden to
the Queen of England, who as his Ambassador had advertised
him had promised to give him aid against his adversaries.
That day he caused to be proclaimed that no man should
bruit of peace to be had betwixt him and the Prince. The
Pont De Charenton has been taken by the Prince. There
was great slaughter on both sides. The King's captain and
his ensign bearer escaping to Paris were hanged. Great
want is already felt at Paris, as Charenton chiefly fed it with
wheat and flour. There arrived out of Auvergne 300 horse
men under a Captain Cobborn. Gives advertisement of
different arrivals and movements. Has to advertise that
which he may not write.—Paris, 2 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd., with seal. Pp. 1¾.
|Nov. 3.||1805. The Queen to Sir Henry Norris.|
|He is to let the King, the Queen Mother, and the Council
plainly understand that in anything where they shall think
she may stand them in any stead she will be glad to show
the good office of a prince and neighbour for the maintenance
of his estate and the quiet of his realm. He is also to desire
the redress of certain wrongs committed upon some of her
subjects in France.—Hampton Court, 3 Nov. 1567.|
Draft corrected by Cecil. Endd. Pp. 2½.
|Nov. 3.||1806. Reply of John Casimer Count Palatine to the
Bishop of Rennes.|
|Regrets the divisions and commotions in France. Many of
the nobility of France have implored his assistance and
declared how many innocent people have been there persecuted on account of their religion contrary to the King's
Edict without any redress. Has been credibly informed that
on 8th September last there was a meeting of certain cardinals
at which it was determined to seize upon certain town and put
down the professors of the reformed doctrines by force. If
this was not a matter of religion and the Condians were
endeavouring to seize on the government he would be ready
to assist the King against them.—Heidelburg, 3 Nov. 1567.|
Endd. Lat. Pp. 8¼.
|Nov. 3.||1807. Reply of the Elector Palatine to the Bishop of
|To the same effect as the reply of Duke John Casimer.
Complains of the threats contained in the Bishop's address.|
Endd. Lat. Pp. 14.
|Nov. 3.||1808. Sir William Drury to Throckmorton.|
|The Regent having secretly devised a journey for the
apprehension of certain of the thieves of Liddisdale, upon
Thursday put the same in execution at Hawick, being market
day. He took thirty-six of them; whereof thirteen were
presently hanged, nine drowned, and fourteen carried prisoners
away. The Laird of Ormiston and John-of-the-Park escaped.
—Berwick, 3 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd., with seal. P. 1.
|Nov. 4.||1809. Occurrences in France.|
|Reinforcements for the King and for Conde. Macon in
Burgundy taken by the Protestants, and recovered with great
slaughter to them. The most stay for the matter of religion,
and the King shows himself inclined to have the restrictions
of the Edict taken away, so it is thought that an agreement
shall be shortly made. On the back a note of two names in
|Nov. 8.||1810. N. Stopio to —|
|Encloses advices of different dates during the month of
October from Vienna, Rome, and Genoa.—Venice, 8 Nov.
Endd. Ital. P. 6.
|Nov. 8.||1811. Pietro Bizarri to Cecil.|
|Sends news from Vienna, of the 22nd and 30 Oct.; and
Rome, of the 1st Nov.—Venice, 8 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd., with seal. Ital. Pp. 5.
|Nov. 9.||1812. Sir William Drury to Throckmorton.|
|Sends the names of the thieves whom the Regent took at
Hawick on the 30th ult. On the 28th the Bishop of Moray
and the Lairds of Skirling and Riccarton were cleansed by an
assize of the death of the King. The Bishop for the receiving
of Bothwell put himself in the Regent's hands. On Wednesday
was executed a younger brother of the Laird of "Bathecatts"
being a Hamilton, with two of his servants, for the killing
of his eldest brother, whose wife he had dishonestly used. He
took his death penitently, affirming that it was not sufficient
for his sins, requiring that his heart might be cut out and
divided in piecemeal. One of his brothers threw his dagger
at the executioner. The wife of the gentleman murdered is
also in Edinburgh burnt.—Berwick, 9 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd. P. 1.
|Oct. 30.||Justice on the Borders.|
|A list of some forty-three names of those who were taken
at Hawick, 30th October by the Lord Regent of Scotland.
Mostly Elliots and Crosiers. Eleven were hanged, nine
drowned, one slain in taking, fourteen cleansed, and ten led
to Edinburgh, and three or four letten to sureties.|
Endd. Pp. 1½. Enclosure.
|Nov. 10.||1813. Battle of St. Denis.|
|Sketch giving a bird's-eye view of the battle of St. Denis.
Drawn in a spirited manner on a very large sheet of paper.
Probably that alluded to by Norris in his letter to Cecil,
November 29, as made by young William Berkeley and
Norris's two boys who were there present.|
|Nov. 11.||1814. The Emperor's Envoy to the Electors.|
|The Emperor has lately complained through his Envoy to
the Electors about an injurious calumny that he has entered
into a league with the Pope, the King of Spain, and others
against those of the reformed religion, and denied that this
was the case. Also required that the authors might be
Endd. Lat. P. 1.
|Nov. 14.||1815. Sir Thomas Gresham to Cecil.|
|Clough has charged him by exchange with the whole
3,000l. part of the 7,000l. lent to the Queen, wherein is lost
300l., which is cheap, being only 12l. 10s. upon the 100l. for
the year. Desires that he may be paid 3,300l.—London,
14 Nov. 1567. Signed.|
Add. Endd. P. ½.
|Nov. 14.||1816. Dr. Man to Cecil.|
|Ruy Gomez told him that the King had commanded him
to open to him and the Emperor's Ambassador the rebellion
of the Prince of Conde and his complices, and that the Queen
was to beware that she gave no aid unto them. The King
has written to the Emperor to give no license to any to aid
the rebels, and has caused the Duke of Alva to send to the
French King's relief 1,500 horsemen and two regiments of
Almains.—Madrid, 14 Nov. 1567.|