Ulrich, Gaspar, Lieut. General, 129.
-, -, Henry son of deals secretly with affairs of state, 129; idle and dissolute, 129n.
United Provinces. See Netherlands.
Upper House, Upper Chamber. See Lords, House of.
Uxelles, marquis of. See Ble, Louis Chalon du.
Vado [Prov. Genova, Italy], English squadron granted facilities at, 159.
Varennes, marquis of. See Nagu, Roger de.
Vaudois, Protestants of Piedmont, Huguenots:
-, Cromwell keeps alive claim to protect, 56; Bordeaux refers to demarche for, 72.
-, Lockhart remonstrates about treatment of, 56; reply to, id.; Lockhart confers with Savoyard ambassador about, and apologises, 186.
-, money collected for, pledged to merchant for loan, 175; Cromwell will not desist from protecting, 186.
-, Vyner treasurer of money for, 174n; starting another rising against duke, 186.
-, France aims at uniting valleys of, to Pinerolo, 186.
Veit. See White.
-,-, assurances to Cromwell about Galilee, 3, 29, 47; appeal to, to get Galilee exchanged, 19; Fisher rewarded for poem on victory of, 7, 21; victory over Barbary ships, off Scios, 61, 80.
-,-, readmission of Jesuits to, 19.
-,-, representations against ships serving Turks, 26, 52, 106, 136, 138, 287; assurances upon, 40.
-,-, Lockhart more honoured at Paris than minister of, 30; Lockhart offers soldiers and sailors to serve, 36, 70–1; Lockhart's friendliness unlikely to help, 71.
-,-, interest in Cromwell's coronation, 52–3; approach Cromwell for naval help, 74, 93.
-,-, business of Aga from Algiers does not affect, 61; English quarrel with Algiers would serve greatly, 67; merchants opposed help to, because of trade, 100.
-,-, caution about interposition for adjustment between French and Dutch, 74; Dutch express gratitude for mediation, 76.
-,-, chapel at London embassy only one where Roman rite celebrated, 80.
-,-, Giavarina appeals to for financial aid, 80; disapproval of Giavarina's absence from Cromwell's installation, 93.
-,-, promise of successor to relieve Giavarina, 94; vote for secretary to reside in England, 94; memorandum on sending ambassador to, vote for, 96–7.
-,-, Giavarina urges naval help for, 100; situation in England entirely favourable to, 104.
-,-, request to for facilities for English squadron in Mediterranean, 119, 181; request to obtain release of Galilee by exchange, 123; assurances about Galilee, 142, 144.
-,-, Giavarina to find persons to serve, 123; to find persons to undertake levy for, 130, 145; negotiations for, 156–7, 159.
-,-, grant to Giavarina in compensation for robbery, 127; reported recovery of Tenedos by, 129.
-,-, complaint of supply of munitions to Turks against, 136, 138; imminent trouble for in coming campaign, 148.
-,-, Bendish has orders to oblige, 137; Cromwell would like to help but prevented by trade interests, 137; would, be glad if fleet sent against Tripoli, 148.
-,-, Finchen offers services to, 151; agreement with Gremoville for service, 157.
-,-, Turks object to English ships serving, 153, 187, 190; representations against ships serving Turks, 256.
-,-, promise to exchange Galilee, 159; Galilee pleads for release of son and payment of money due, 234; assurances to Galilee, 240, 252, 273, 287.
-,-, negotiations with Cook for ships for, 159, 163, 166, 178, 189; agents of Levant Co. give bad impression of, 173.
-,-, model of portable oven submitted to, 166; courier robbed in territory of, 229.
-,-, expresses high esteem for English, 181; impossible for Cromwell to help, 186; deep interest in English concerns, 187.
-,-, captain sent to, to take charge of ship, 183, 193; orders release of Angelo, 207.
-,-, question of levies in England dropped, 187, 209; Cook desires reply about, 189.
-,-, Lockhart expresses thanks to for readiness to mediate for peace, 191; England would prefer to Dutch as mediator, 171.
-,-, quarrel with Tripoli might turn to advantage of, 200; deserts of English with, in war, 221.
-,-, favour asked for consul for Morea, 206; welcomes consul for Morea, 218, 229, 230.
-,-, Cromwell most friendly to, but may resent search, 221; suggestion of help for, against Turks, 230, 256, 263.
-,-, regard of Courland for, 225; English breach with Algiers would be most beneficial to, 289.
-,-, Cromwell very anxious to serve, 230; expected to perform usual formalities on his death, 245.
-,-, indebtedness of Arson to, 233, 239, 241, 244, 252, 272; verdict in favour of, 246.
-,-, question of duties on currants, 236; merchants at deplore action of Capt. Rand, 261; offices with Grand Duke to obtain release of Zane, 262.
-,-, despatches for may be delayed, 242; danger at Constantinople for any one coming from or going to, 279.
-,-, creditors for ships propose to ask for letters of marque against, 250; Dutch have more ships than English in service of, 256.
-,-, Richard professes readiness to help, 263; but only from desire of recognition by, 264.
-,-, would like to have troops and squadron of ships from England, 273; Turks on Angelo said to have been sold to, 289.
-,-, election of a new resident for England, 299.
-, Camerlenghi di Comun, 80.
-, Captain of the Ships, 106.
-, -, See also Bembo, Marco; Contarini, Girolamo.
-, Capitano General da Mar, 144, 159, 183, 207, 209, 234, 240, 256, 260, 281.
-, -, See also Mocenigo, Lazaro.
-, Collegio, 221.
power to choose secretary for England, 94; English consul for Morea in, 218.
-, consul at, English. See Hobson, John.
-, Council of Ten, the Ten:
caisse of, 80.
letter concerning Salvini, 221.
-, doge of, letters to, 119, 123.
-, fleet of, 159.
victory over Turks in Dardanelles, 113, 116; English ship fought against, 167; Margherita serving in, 164.
Levant Co. demands payment due for ships serving in, 125, 173, 183, 249, 272; assurances of payment, 133, 145; threat to withdraw ships from, 173, 183, 249.
reported rout of Turkish fleet by, 130; appeal to Cromwell to send squadron of English ships to join, 136; Cromwell cannot do so, 148.
Turkish objection to foreign ships serving in, 171; foreign ships constitute main support of, 194.
money paid on account for English ships in, 181; desperate state of hired ships in, 194.
captains of ships in promise faithful service, 193–4.
encounter with 4 English ships, 206; affair with Angel, 207, 209, 218, 220, 231, 254; Angelo escapes from, with officers, to Leghorn, 254, 256, 260, 273, 281.
Dutch ships in, paid to detriment of English, 250.
-, Inquisitors of State, 160, 190.
-, Sanita, 195.
-, Savii alla Mercanzia, report on currant duty, 236.
-, Savio alla Scrittura, 181, 209.
-, ships of. See ships, Venetian.
Vico, Thadio, Venetian Secretary at Florence:
-, despatches to the Senate, 77, 81, 161, 187.
-, letter of the Consul Armeno to, 209.
-, despatches dated at, 11, 20, 29, 32, 251, 281, 302.
-, envoy from Charles appears at, 29.
Villiers, George, second duke of Buckingham:
-, asks permission to come to England, 38; possible settlement with Cromwell, may marry daughter, 70; obstacles prevent adjustment, 77.
-, arrested, released on Fairfax giving assurance, 127; to appear at opening of parliament for permission to live in England, 128.
-, Cromwell would not interfere for, 240; arrested and sent to Tower, 241; set at liberty on conditions, 296.
Vinoxbergh. See Bergues.
Virgin Mary, of Calais captured, with treasure and friars, 54.
Vitlock, Vittlock. See Whitelocke.
Vyner, Alderman Sir Thomas:
-, treasurer of fund for the Vaudois, 174n.
-, supplies Cromwell with loan, 174.