Keeper, the lord. See Bridgeman, Sir Orlando.
Kempthorne, John, rear admiral:
-, fight with Algerines in Cadiz bay, 150n; arrival makes difference in attitude of Taffilet, 168n.
Kent, county of:
-, clandestine export of wool from, to be stopped, 163.
Kinschot, Anton Gunther de, Dutch secretary in England:
-, promises to write about Sautin, 48; says ambassador coming soon, 51; reliance on triple alliance, 58.
Kiorche. See James, duke of York.
Kiuprili, Ahmad, Grand Vizier of Turkey:
-, Winchelsea spoke strongly to, in favour of peace, 79; peace made with, 119.
-, Algerines going to serve, 100; Spragg sent against those returning, 113; suspicious of French, sends troops to Candia, 232.
La Meilleraie, Armand de, duc Mazarini, Ewan has patents of, 117.
Lamtico. See Canterbury.
Landrecies, Landresi [Nord, France]:
-, despatch dated at, 186.
La Rochelle. See Rochelle.
-, Godolphin to conduct negotiations in, 112.
Lauderdale, earl of. See Maitland, John.
-, alleged intention of Venice to create monopoly of, 119; exported by Levant Co., 153; cargoes of, at Venice, 316.
Legat, George, English consul at Genoa: 200n.
-, asks leave for building of a galley for Tangier, 136; wants to set up house at Villefranche, 138n.
Leghorn [Prov. Livorno, Italy]: 19, 16.
-, despatches dated at, 32, 37.
-, news from, 216.
-, misunderstanding about mediation at, 7.
-, Dutch send consul to, 24; Court at, 31; Dutch fleet touches at, 305.
-, English resident living at, 31; Falcombridge's baggage sent to, 133, 139.
-, English salt fish supplied to Italy through, 34, 83, 241, 262.
-, ships to and from, 45, 54n; Hampshire sent to, for provisions, 216.
-, French ship at, with false money, 54n; base money made at, 305; inquiry about false money at, 319.
-, decision to have galleys built at, for Tangier, 80.
-, Falcombridge to deal with disputes of merchants at, 182; preparations for Falcombridge's reception at, 193, 196; Falcombridge comes to, by sea from Genoa, 200; Falcombridge ill at, 203.
-, Falcombridge discusses questions of shipping at, with Grand Duke, 205.
-, Savile leaves for, 245n.
Leghorn Merchant, merchantman:
-, appeal for exemption from duty, 315; list of cargo, 316.
lemons, cargo of, at Venice, 316.
Leopard, Algerian warship:
-, destroyed in action, 279n.
Leopold, emperor, Cæsar:
-, Colbert fears may head league of heretics, 5; ready to enter triple alliance, 6; Molina feels sure will enter, 21–2; talk of inclusion, 60.
-, preparing to help Venice, 12; Palatine wants Charles to write to, about dispute with Lorraine, 79.
-, instructions to Lisola, 91; Lisola to treat for inclusion in alliance, 92, 95; difficulty about title a pretext, 103; Lisola gives up talking of inclusion, 109, 146; Lisola announces inclusion, 170; his efforts for inclusion, 174–5.
-, English and Dutch do not want, as mediator, 164; Godolphin states objection to, 172.
-, diversions for, nearer home, 175.
-, not desired in triple alliance, 184, 288; Dutch move for admission to alliance, 283.
-, Spaniards want, as third arbitrator, 187, 191, 204.
-, disposed to enter alliance and to write to Charles, 285, 288; objections to inclusion, 292; certain to enter, 296.
-, envoy of Lorraine referred to as being more interested, 291; Charles will only follow example of, 293; declaration in favour of Lorraine, 296.
Le Tellier, François Michel, marquis de Louvois, Luvoa, French minister of war: going to hasten fortifications of Dunkirk, 40.
-, proposed to send by sea, between Spain, England and Flanders, 107.
-, from Italy, tampered with in Flanders, 264, 280; no longer in danger, 281.
-, allowance to resident for, 284.
-, question of trade to, prevents help for Venice, 1, 20, 23, 30, 49; Venetian struggle in, referred to, 277.
-, French help promised in, 26; French increasing trade in, 260.
-, war against Algerians likely to divert their forces from, 75, 85.
-, Dutch convoy from, 92; Dutch measures to protect trade of, 147.
-, merchants watching renewal of Venetian trade in, 139; Mocenigo's report on English concern with, 152–3.
-, English always cultivating trade of, 189; proposed Dutch mission to Venice about trade of, 235.
-, Falcombridge asks for communication of news of, 229; prestige of Venice in, useful to England, 310.
-, inquiry into disorders in trade of, 254; flourishing state of English trade in, 280.
Levant Company, Turkey Co.:
-, Mocenigo's account of, 153; great quantity of cloth exported by, 312.
Levant Islands. See Ionian Islands.
-, Mocenigo to obtain, in England, 26.
Leyonberg, John Barkman, resident of Sweden in England, 3.
-, tells Mocenigo of conclusion of alliance, 157; says nothing about ratification, 185, 188.
-, threat of reprisals, if trade ruined by Spanish duties, 65; Velasco's effort to appease, 67.
-, bishop of. See Maximilian Henry of Bavaria.
Lier, — van, Dutch naval officer, suspended, 49n.
Ligne, Ligni, princes de, Louis confiscates property of, 39, 59.
-, Claude Lamoral, prince of, 125.
-, -, Henry Ernest, son of, property confiscated, 125.
Lille [Nord, France]: 84.
-, despatch dated at, 196.
-, negotiations at, cut short, 2; French commissioners at, 8; negotiations at, near an end, 14; failure of negotiations at, 21.
-, confiscation of estates published at, 21n.
-, commissioners at, discussing frontiers, 52; settle nothing, 65; French not responsible for dilatoriness of, 99.
-, Dutch want to attract conference from, to Hague, 101, 103.
-, suggested as place for arbitration, 165; Opdam sent to, to congratulate Louis, 186, 192; and Don Francesco Velasco, 192.
-, Godolphin sent to, with letters for Louis, 194, 197; Louis goes to, 203.
-, Madame leaves, for Dover, 205.
Lillebonne, prince of. See Francis.
Linch. See Lynck.
Lindenow, Lindenovu, Christofle, Danish minister in England: 194n.
-, presents new letters of credence, his instructions, 195; stands by claim to jurisdiction over Sound, 301; presents memorial on question, 318.
Lindsey, earl of. See Bertie, Robert.
Lionne, Liona, Hughes de, marquis de Fresne, French foreign secretary:
-, Montagu proposes repurchase of Dunkirk to, 46; writes to get levy of Irish for Candia, 98.
-, document countersigned by, 159.
-, directs Servien to show courtesy to Falcombridge, 182; brother in law of Servien, 184n.
-, conveys to Montagu refusal to accept Dutch as arbiters, 242; entertains Buckingham, 264; frequent conferences with Portuguese minister, 278.
-, desire for quiet, 302; and to avoid complications, 320.
-, letter to Arlington to, about Dunkirk move, 320; imparts it to the king, id.
-, news from, 121.
-, Oxesterne going on to, 3; complimentary mission of Sir W. Godolphin to, 39, 74.
-, ship from, at Genoa, 240.
-, Melo awaiting orders from, 311.
L'Isle, Charles de, chevalier de Marivaux, Mariva, gentleman of duke of Orleans: mission of condolence to England, 108, 132.
Lisola, Francis Paul, freiherr von, baron dell'Isola, imperial ambassador:
-, expected in Holland, 6; leaves Malines for Hague, 9, 11.
-, working to get guarantee for Flanders, 9; instructions to, 91.
-, at Hague, frequent conferences with de Witt and Temple, 19; great reputation of, 92.
-, to treat for inclusion of emperor in alliance, 92, 95; suspected to be without powers, 95.
-, reputed author of “French Policy,” 92.
-, object to gain time, only at initial stage, 103; efforts to keep Sweden in alliance, 107; efforts to bring Spain and Sweden together, 109.
-, gives up talk of including emperor, 109; mediating proposals of, 117–8; Velasco wishes to consult Madrid about, 125; goes to urge on Velasco dangers of delay, 146–7; gets no satisfaction, 147.
-, ministers waiting for information about dealings of, 170; proposes poses inclusion of emperor in alliance, 174–5; Dutch want conference with, about admitting emperor, 283; affair in hands of, 285.
-, going to England to forestall Madame's efforts against alliance, 203–4; no foundation for report, 210.
-, Dutch should cultivate good will to alliance, 226; back at Hague, 283.
-, Charles does not want in England, 230; lack of confidence in, 285.
-, promises that emperor will write to England to be included, 288.
-, wife of, in Franche Comté 146.
Livonia: hardly strong enough against Muscovy, 78.
-, proposal to supply with salt fish via Venice, 83.
London: 3, 10, 64, 101, 122, 132, 188, 195, 209, 225.
-, despatches dated at, 2–3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11–2, 15, 17–8, 21–2, 24–6, 28–9, 31, 34, 36, 39, 42, 44, 48, 50–1, 54, 58–9, 61–2, 64, 67, 69, 71, 74, 76, 79, 81, 83, 85, 88, 91, 93, 55, 97, 99, 100, 102, 105–6, 108–11, 114, 116–7, 119, 122, 125–7, 129, 130, 132–3, 135, 138, 140–2, 144–5, 148, 150, 152, 154–5, 157, 159, 161, 163, 166, 168, 171, 174, 176, 179, 182, 186, 189, 193, 195, 199, 202, 208, 210, 216, 221, 231, 235, 238, 240, 245, 253, 261, 266, 271, 276, 280, 282, 286, 289, 292, 294, 297, 301, 303–4, 306, 311, 318.
-, letters dated at, 54, 247.
-, great fire destroyed half the houses in, 162.
-, princess of Orange died at, 289n.
-,-, king back in, 35, 53; ambassadors not to call on king till be returns to, 105.
-,-, prince of Tuscany expected in, 39; he reaches, 42; he returns to, 54; he leaves, 66; visit referred to, 306.
-,-, St. Albans arrives at, 50; derisory comments on French courage in, 56.
-,-, Guldenlow's baggage reaches, 68; he arrives in, 76.
-,-, Barillon comes to, 84; Prince George of Denmark in, 87; prince of Parma in, 102.
-,-, manufacturers of, petition for toleration, 84n; French in, pay strangers' tax, 104.
-,-, queen mother's death may bring back Court to, 102; Court back in, 110.
-,-, mart of, frequented by French, 104.
-,-, Falcombridge returning to, 105; Savoy suggests appointment of consul for, 148.
-,-, Agretti advised to leave, during parliament, 127; mission of Agretti to, 294.
-,-, report of machinations of Catholics in, 149.
-,-, difficulty of English to tear themselves away from, 154; members of parliament unable to go far from, 162.
-,-, Falcombridge leaves, 154; Guldenlow leaving, 168, 170.
-,-, Charles wants mediation negotiations to be at, 166; Godolphin threatens to complain to, 177.
-,-, provision for rebuilding churches of, 175; houses used for conventicles in, to be seized, 215.
-,-, Genoese circulate lies about Villefranche in, 179; matter of Villefranche settled in, 182.
-,-, king leaving for Newmarket, 180; king returns to, 185, 187.
-,-, van Beuningen to stay in, during Madame's visit, 186; Charles asks that Madame may come to, 194, 201.
-,-, Howard sends back household to, 189; Arlington away from, 245.
-,-, queen and duchess of York to stop in, at Madame's arrival, 192; Madame not inclined to proceed to, 197; Madame expected to go to, 199.
-,-, Genoese consul arrives in, 199; report of Lisola coming to, unfounded, 210.
-,-, York returns to, to provide against disturbance, 202; soldiers who served Cromwell banished from, 215–6.
-,-, mission of Bellefonds to, 218; van Beuningen affirms in that Madame poisoned, 225.
-,-, Godolphin sends new plan for trade in Indies to, 236.
-,-, van Beuningen to remain in, till Buckingham's return, 260; Buckingham sends secret despatches to, 264.
-,-, Orange expects great advantages from visiting, 264; Orange invited to, 276; Orange expected in, 282, 291, 293.
-,-, Falcombridge in a hurry to return to, 265; king leaves for Newmarket, 286.
-,-, Count of Solre leaves, 265; Court returns to, 275, 290, 292; York back in, 279; Temple in, 283.
-,-, parliament meeting in, 278; Molina expected in, 280; Molina arrives in, 282; van Beuningen not to leave without order, 283.
-,-, French efforts in, to prevent emperor joining triple alliance, 283; express from, at Paris about commercial treaty, 295; richly rewarded, 297.
-,-, Alberti to stay on in, as resident, 283; Mocenigo leaves, 305.
-,-, envoy from Lorraine expected in, 285; Marquis Pucci leaves, 306; Brussels nuncio comes to, 294.
-,-, ship at Venice from, 316; ship of, wrecked, 318n.
-,-, Danish treaty signed at, 318; express from, at Paris, 320.
-, lord mayor of. See Ford, Richard; Sterling, Sir Samuel; Turner, Sir William.
places in and near:
-, Clarendon House, 314n.
-, Hyde Park, review of troops in, 58n.
-, Norfolk House, 42n.
-, St. Albans St., 42n.
-, St. James's, 314n.
-, -, Fields, 42n.
-, -, Park, 215, 234.
-, St. Paul's cathedral: rising from ruins, 175.
Somerset House, 42.
-, given to Queen Catherine, 125, 126n; chapel of, closed, 133; Monk's body taken from, for burial, 192; commissioners for union meet at, 282.
Southwark, houses used for conventicles in, to be seized, 215.
Temple, disturbance at, 29.
the Tower, Brouncker committed to, 134n.
Whitehall, Weithal, Witthel:
-, letters dated at, 15, 166, 222, 247.
-, palace, 64.
-,-, hung with mourning for queen mother, 108, 110.
-,-, great hall not ready, 114.
-,-, Houses summoned to, 165; they meet king at, 173, 316.
-,-, Bellefonds received at, 230.
-,-, quarters prepared for Orange in, 283.
-, fire of. See fire of London.
-, taking cargo to Smyrna, 280.
Lords, House of, Upper Chamber, Upper House:
-, bishops members of, 85; book on jurisdiction of, 121, 124, 127.
-, question of judicial powers, 124, 127; dispute with Commons over, 130, 133–4, 137, 141, 159.
-, all members to be present in places, 149; approves revision of wine duty, 164.
-, moves king against sectaries, 169; inclined to relax law against conventicles, 173; some members of, at conventicle, 174.
-, Ros divorce case before, 169, 175, 177, 180; king attends sittings of, 175, 180, 184.
-, deals with question of conventicles, 184; king praises, for application, 185; king opens parliament in, 295; king assiduous in attendance in, 311.
-, proposal in, for naturalisation of aliens, 310; bill discussed in, difficulty of oath, 313.
-, proposal in, to prohibit foreign manufactures, 311.
-, See also parliament.
-, Louis moves against, 8, 11; suggested as buffer state, 220.
-, commotion caused by French attack on, Dutch representations to Charles about, 270, 276, 280, 284.
-, Charles not inclined to intervene about, 280; Molina's opinion about Charles's attitude over, 282.
-, Colbert informs Charles of reasons for attack on, 284; England unlikely to commit itself about, 289.
-, Colbert hopes to prevent England taking action about, 284–5; French in possession of, 293.
-, Temple supposed to have come about, 285; no move of German princes to help, 288.
-, Molina not sanguine about help for, 291; Dutch anxiety about, 292.
-, Windisgratz sent to demand restitution of, 296.
-, end of disturbances in, in sight, 302.
-, duke of. See Charles III.
-, prince Francis of, 220.
Lorraine, Francis of, prince of Harcurty court, Arcurt: regiment of, to go to Candia in place of Scots, 30.
Louis XIV, king of France, the Most Christian, 220.
-, Carteret began service with, 134.
-,-, troops of, at Arras, 2; severity to conquered territory, 21; Spaniards complain of, 36; claims exemption from gabelles, 52.
-,-, orders abandonment of St. Kitts, 3; interest in Polish election, 5, 76.
-,-, informed of murder of King Alfonso, 3; Molina speaks of ambition, 8.
-,-, attacks Lorraine, 6, 8, 11; English jealousy of, will unite her with Spain, 38.
-,-, help for Venice, 12, 26, 29, 57; sending Douglas to Candia, remonstrance about, 23; English suspicion of, 30, 74.
-,-, most anxious to maintain peace, 16; promise to pope not to break peace with Spain, 24, 41, 65; assurances to governor of Flanders, 25.
-,-, proposed Dutch mission to compliment, 33; claims satisfaction from Dutch, 59.
-,-, great energy in conquered territory, 39; Dunkirk fortifications by order of, 40; offer to repurchase Dunkirk from, 46.
-,-, signs of less cordial relations with, 51; resents English scoffs, but dissimulates, 56; orders ships to respect crown of England, 71; claims in Mediterranean, 86.
-,-, explains moves in Flanders and complains of Velasco, 53; demands suppression of new gabelles, 65; Velasco reduces gabelles to satisfy, 67.
-,-, triple alliance against, if breaks peace, 60; England says treaty contains nothing against, 63.
-,-, approved Colbert's behaviour to prince of Tuscany, 66; prince asked Pomponne to intercede with, 71.
-,-, Don Pedro desires good understanding with, 70; Dutch fear Portuguese union with, 115.
-,-, desire to conciliate goodwill of England, 71–2; Colbert's expenses assisted by, 76.
-,-, punishes officers who assaulted Cavendish, 72n; orders sealing of Queen Henrietta's goods, 111.
-,-, considering exchange of Flanders for Franche Comté, 81; informs Charles of demand for passage of coal, 89.
-,-, help for Candia, 82, 91, 98–9.
-,-, book on policy of, excites wrath against Lisola, 92; fortifications of, defended, 99.
-,-, stops courier from Spain, 96; has property of prince of Ligne confiscated, 125.
-,-, move of allies at Hague unfriendly to, 101; orders Colbert to thank Charles for checking Temple, 114.
-,-, sends reply to Gamarra's paper to the Hague, 114–5; allies hope that will leave in peace, 158.
-,-, orders Colbert to have charge of matters touching the alliance, 115; Montagu complaints to, of breaches of treaty of Aix, 123.
-,-, Commons suggest following example of, 134; inquiry about title used with duke of Savoy, 143; information6 about, 148, 155.
-,-, agrees to arbitration of England and Sweden, 156, 158–9, 161, 172, 177, 191; will not accept Dutch, 158, 164, 236–8.
-,-, opposition in parliament relies on peace promised by, 160; Godolphin thinks cannot hurt Dutch, 164.
-,-, Falcombridge has special audience of, 161; journey to Flanders postponed, 171; Dutch suspicions of journey, 176; they think they have thwarted, 186.
-,-, Charles asks to agree to mediation in London, 165; agrees, 166; master stroke of, embarrasses Spain, 172.
-,-, consents to Madame's visit to England, overrules Monsieur, 171, 186; gets brother to agree, 179.
-,-, belief of English ministers in designs to thwart alliance, 178, 184.
-,-, Dutch suspicion of designs on Cologne and Aix, 178; naval activity of, and possible alliance with Porte, 183.
-,-, hopes Madame will wean Charles to his side, 179, 184; Charles asks, to allow Madame to come to London, 194.
-,-, Colbert goes to, at Calais, 181; Opdam sent to Lille to congratulate, 186, 191–2.
-,-, triple alliance intended to bridle power of, 183.
-,-, full reliance placed on promises about mediation, 185; Spanish difficulties about leaving nomination of arbiters to, 188.
-,-, danger to Spain from, if alliance dissolved, 187; Spain means to have same share as, in appointing mediators, 198.
-,-, Dutch resent exclusion as mediators by, 188; arbiters nominated by, 233.
-,-, Velasco sends respects to, 192; Charles sends envoy to pay respects to, 194, 205; cordial response, 205.
-,-, displeasure at boutade of Dodington, 192; Dodington's alleged slander on, 210n, 261; asked to consent to his restoration to favour, 237.
-,-, sends Grammont to compliment Charles, 196; Buckhurst pays respects of Charles to, 199.
-,-, inspects defences and garrison at Dunkirk, 199; progress impeded by bad weather, 203.
-,-, agreed that Madame shall join, at Boulogne, 199; agrees to Madame prolonging visit, 201, 206; made lavish gifts to her, 212.
-,-, receives Montagu and Opdam, 205; closely watching developments in Netherlands, 209.
-,-, Madame promises to impart success to, 205; high regard for Madame, likely to be increased by her success, 206.
-,-, England waiting to hear from Spain before taking further steps with, 214.
-,-, hastens to Madame's deathbed, his grief, 218; writes affectionate letter to Charles, 225.
-,-, considers ways to counter evil offices of Dutch, 218; disturbed by reports from Colbert, 225; appreciates Colbert's diligence, 226.
-,-, resents change in Montagu's attitude, 225.
-,-, Charles reluctant to afford further gratification to, 226; Charles flattered by despatch of Bellefonds by, 230; pleased by Bellefond's report, 242–3.
-,-, Charles stays, from further attack on Flanders, 236; will only refer question of boundaries to arbitrators, 244, 306.
-,-, Charles will not try patience of, a third time, 236; Buckingham to try and modify objection to Dutch, 239; absolutely refuses to accept Dutch, 242, 243, 259.
-,-, prepares for Buckingham's reception, 243; extraordinary favours to him, 247–8, 272.
-,-, determined to show high regard for Charles, 243; Charles pleased by kindness shown to York's daughter, 244; personal regard of Charles for, 257.
-,-, insists that Charles shall not favour Dutch as arbitrators, 248; Buckingham did not venture to speak of Dutch arbitration to, 252.
-,-, account of Buckingham's negotiations with, 257–8; Flamarens chosen as response to favour shown to Buckingham, 266.
-,-, personal animosity against Dutch, 258; Dutch remark on attacks on neighbours, 276.
-,-, reported attempt to buy Tangier, 260; Buckingham writes to abandon W. India trade, 272–3.
-,-, attack on Lorraine, professed indignation with duke, 270, 276; Colbert justifies action, 284.
-,-, Buckingham expected to bring word of intentions, 276; supposed influence over Buckingham, 280.
-,-, Charles not disposed to mediate with, about Lorraine, 280; will not listen to intercession, 317.
-,-, cannot agree to restore material taken from Franche Comté, 285; consent of, to discussion, awaited, 293; refusal to consider claims, 313.
-,-, Dutch in a panic over proceedings of, 288, 292–3; watch every step of, with jealousy and fear, 291.
-,-, Charles's declaration about Aix treaty supposed to touch, 296; singular generosity to courier from London, 297.
-,-, Charles owes prestige to part taken between, and Spain, 306; content with keeping England neutral, 317.
-,-, informs Charles of move to Dunkirk with large forces, 312; Colbert asserts right to do so, 313; Charles informs Commons about, 316.
-,-, Molina says would not be satisfied with concessions, 313; Molina warns Charles of threat from, 317.
-,-, Dunkirk move supposed reply of, to equipment of fleets, 313; vigorous despatch of Charles to, about move, 320; Lionne informs of letter to same effect, 320.
Louise Maria, daughter of Edward, Palatine prince: suggested marriage to Charles, 200.
Louvois, Luvoa, marquis de. See Le Tellier, François Michel.
Loving, William, secretary to Essex in Denmark, 271.
-, drowned in Elbe on way to Denmark, 318.
Low Countries. See Flanders.
Lower House, Lower Chamber. See Commons, House of.
Lowestoft, co. Suffolk: battle of, Brouncker charged with cowardice at, 134n.
Luneburg, duke of. See Ernest Augustus; George William.
-, Velasco takes steps for protection of, 21; suggested as buffer state, 220.
Lynck, Linch [Nord, France]:
-, French claim to, 14; submitted to mediation, 158.
Lyon [Rhône, France]:
-, Falcombridge travelling by, 154; he is to stay at, 161; he reaches, 179, 182.