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Cecil, Edward, contributing t.i the cle
cisive action at Xieu])()rt. iv, 3S, 39.

Cecil, Sir Robert, afterwards Earl of
Salisbury, his personal appearance;



INDEX.



CLARA.



581



&c. : Elizabeth's nickname for him, ii,
859. Replying diplomaticallj' to a di-
plomatist; what he prayed for, 361.
His report of the state of Ostend, 363.
Amenities of his journey to (jrhent,
364—366. Attributes of which he
deemed peace to be the mother, 367.
On to Antwerp : refreshing sights by
the way, 370. What he heard at his
Antwerp host's table. 371. His recep-
tion at Bergen-op-Zoom and Brielle :
his impressions of Prince Maurice,
372, 37o. On the exchange of ci\ilities
between Parma and the Englisli com-
missioners, 385. On the French king's
neglect of Rouen, iii, 136 note. Prime
minister of England, iv, 139. His
supremacy in the government, 143,
144. Unbribeable : his wealth and in-
fluence, 145. His views relative to
Spain and the States, 157. Master-
spii'it of the Spanish party, 167. His
conferences with Barneveldt and De
Rosnv, 170 — 173. Lectured by his
king,* 177. See iii, 183. 479. 481. 483.
496. 497. iv, 47, 169. 174. 200, 221. 283.

Cecil, Sir Thomas, Dutch governorship
conferred on, i, 353. Inference drawn
from his departure on sick leave, 449.
Volunteer at Doesburg, ii, 43. Not in
favour with Leicester, 87. See ii, 372.

Cecils, the, their policy towards able
men, i, 358.

Cerralbo, Marquis of, sent to supersede
Parma, iii, 218 — 220. Superseded him-
self, 221.

Ceylon, Dutch relations with, iv, 108.
243.

Chaligny, Count, at the siege of Rouen,
iii. 138. 189. Beaten, captured, and
freed by the king's fool, 143, 144.

Chalons parliament decrees, burnings
of and by, iii, 281.

Champagny, avenging himself upon the
patriots: his character, i, 21. More
active than ever, 22. His reward, 23.
Appointed governor of Antwerp, 260.
Result of his " rhetoric and clever
management," 261. Giving out myste-
rious and mischievous hints, 449. 450.
452. Characterizing the English court,
473. Intrigue directed by him, 491.
How Madame de Bours jilted him, ii,
180. Making merry thereafter, 299.
" Cho])ping in " at the conference with
the English envoys, 390, 391. 396.
His recipe for resuscitating Antwerp,
iii, 23. On the " consummate wisdom "
of the " rebels," and the yjcculiar pro-
vince of heresy, 24. 26. Afraid of his;



head : used as a tool against Farnese,
222. His calumnies against Farnese,
225 note. See i, 480. 495. 506. 517. ii
297. 305. 359. 360. 397.

Chaaipernoun, captain, reporting oc.
the result of Leicester's resignation,
ii, 411. 412.

Charlemagne, his scheme of universal
empire why a failure, iii, 383.

Charles of Sweden, iv, 277.

Charles Y. of Spain, ii, 225. His sale
of the Spice islands, iv, 246.

Charles IX. of France, i. 42. Argu-
ments by -uliich he made Henry of
Navarre a catholic, 47. See i. 359.

Charles X, see Bourbon.

Chartres, ceremony over the holy
bottle at, iii, 243, 244.

Chastel, or Caste], John, his attempt
on the life of Henry IV, iii. 317. De-
molition of the memorial of his in-
famy, iv. 221.

Chatillon, grandson of Coligny, at
Nieujjort, iv, 30. His command at
Ostend, 64. Killed, 74.

Chicot, king's jester, taking a noble
prisoner : his death of his wounds, iii,
143, 144.

Chimay, Prince of, afterwards duke of
Arschot, event due to his adroitness,
i, 21. Sent to retake Bonn, ii, 421.
His success, 549. Accommodates him-
self to a new state of things, iii, 323.
Evil elements in his character, 360.
See i, 258. iii, 353.

Chimay, princess, revenging herself
ujjon an indiscreet scandal-monger,
ii, 143—145.

Ch INCHON, Count of, cause of his dis-
grace, iv, 354.

Chivalry in Spain, iv, 340.

Christian III of Denmark, see Den-
mark.

Cl.\ra Isabella, infantaof Spain, dsfugh-
ter of Philip II, called in conjunction
with her husband " the archdukes."
Marriage proposals and collateral pro-
jects relating to her, iii, 128. 191. 199.
202. 233. 237. 278. 304, 305. 307. 312.
416, 417. 473. Alleged desire of her
father to marry her himself, 193.
Her claims to the thrones of France
and England, 192. 195. 198. 491. Mar-
ried to the cardinal archduke Albert,
501 — 503. Her father's dying injunc-
tions regarding lier, and gift to and
parting with her, 507, 508. 510. Her
personal a])pearance, character, en-
dowments, &c., 588. Absurd rumour,
593. At Nieuport, iv, 12. Her harangue



682



CLAUDE.



INDEX.



to the troops, 13. Triumpli promised
to her, 22. The picture reversed, 42.
At Osteud : her artillery labours, 72.
Again indulging in anticipations of
victory, 84. Protestations and pil-
grimages, 182, 183. The triumph
achieved, 215. Her emotions thereat,
216. A fling at her from the muti-
neers, 251. &e iv, 435. 519.

Clvude Mathieu the Jesuit, iii, 127. 130.

Clement VIII, Pope, his dread of Philip
of Spain : threats of the latter against
him, iii, 195. 230. Refusing to grant
and ultimately granting absolution to
Henry IV, 241, 242. 345, 346. A
tempting pros})ect, 458. His assur-
ances to Henry, 4^1. Arranging terms
of peace between Spain and Prance,
499, 500. Comforting the dying Philip
with relics, 506. S-ie iv, 59.

Clement, Jacques, Henry of Valois
murdered by, ii, 560. Political results
of the crime, iii, 1. 194.

Clerk, Dr. Bartholomew, punned on by
Sidney and summed up by Leicester, i,
399. Measuring himself with the " big
fellows," 411. Praying to be recalled,
ii, 89. Confiding a secret to the wrong
man, 236. 246. ^See i, 446, 447.

Cleves, the mad duke of, Si)ani8h de-
signs relative to his territories, iii,
454. 582. iv. 176. Supposed foul death
of his duche.ss, iii, 454.

Clifford, Sir Conyers, reinforcements
promised by, iii, 267.

Cloth trade disputes between England
and Holland, iv, 433, 434.

Clove islands, tlie only five, iv, 245.
Sanguinary fights for their possession,
245,^246.

CoBHAM, Lord, parleying on hehalf of the
queen with Spanish agents, 493. 495.
507. 511. 512. 513. On the Embassy to
Parnese, ii, 358—361. See i, 514. 515.
517. 518. 521. 524. ii, 290. iii, 399.

Coeworden, or Koeworden, iii, 5. Its
importance in a military point of
view, physical featui'es, &c., 161, 162.
Besieged by Maurice : confidence of
the Spaniards, 162, 163. Progress of
the work and triumph of the Dutch-
men, 164. 166—169. Abortive eflforts
of the Spaniards to retake it, 266. 269.
iv, 234, 235.

CoLiRNY, Louisa de, see Louisa.

CoLo:^NE, elFects of party-warfare in the
electorate of, i, 32, ii, 2. See iv, 427.

Cologne, archbishops of, See Ernest of
Bavaria ; Truchsess, (rebhard.

COLOMA, don Carlos, soldier and histo-



rian, iii, 148. On the loss of life at the
siege of Steenwyck, 158 note. 160 not'?.
Sent to seize de Gomeron, 325. His
services at Dourlens, 332.

Contarini on the habits of English
nobles temp. James I, iii, 171 note. On
the cavalry of the Dutch republic, iv,
502.

Conti, Prince, iii, 151.

CONTRERAS, Settling a dispute imparti-
ally, iii, 332.

Conway, Sir John, on the prosperous
condition of Holland, i, 385. On the
condition of the English tr()Oi)S there,
391. Perturbed by a visit from Parma's
Secretary, ii, 361, 362. Insulted by
Croft, 386.

CORBEIL captured by Parnese, iii, 86.
Retaken by the Prench, 90, 91.

CORDES, admiral Simon Ealthasar de,
his voyage of discover^', iii, 578. Order
of knighthood founded by him, 579.
See iv. 438.

Cordova, Gasparo de, adopting a course
best suited to his interests, iv, 352.

CORNWALLIS, Sir Charles, English am-
bassador in Spain, iv, 280. His report
on the state of Spain, ibid, note. On
the need of the two kings for each
other's help, 281. Spanish bribe offered
to him, 282. His indignation, ibid,
note 7. Hinting how the States should
be di'alt with, ibid, note 9. On the ini-
quities of the Spanish court, 350, 351,
notes. His jeu-de-mot on the proposed
peace, 515 note.

Corse, Alphonse, deed of blood volun-
teered by, ii, 427, 428. 558. Warning
Henry IV of liis danger, iii, 90.

CORUNA sacked by the English and
Dutch, iii, 555.

CouRTRAY, munity of Spanish troops at,
iii, 70. 72.

CouTRAS, victory of Henry of Navarre
at, ii, 315. 340, 341.

Co.K, English correspondent, on the rela-
tions between Denmark and Holland,
ii, 82 note.

Cracow captured by Spinola, iv, 239.

Craon, Brittany, lost to Henry IV ; con-
duct of the English troops, iii, 151, 152.

Crescl\, George, Epirote chief, ii, 47
note, 50. Unhorsed by Willoughby, 51.

CREVECfEirR recovered by Maurice,
iii, 589, iv, 1.

Cropt, Sir James, comptroller, a go-be-
tween in certain underhand negotia-
tions, i, 480, 491. No match for the
op])osite side, 509. Confronted with
one of Parma's agents, 515 — 518.



CROME.



INDEX.



DE LOO.



583



Mischief done by his intermeddlings,
520, 521. His inspirer therein, ii, 287.
Taking farce for reality, 298. 299. His
facility for getting into trouble : de-
precating hiss queen's anger, 386, 887.
Completely hoodwinked by the Span-
iards, 398. 407. Moved almost to tears,
403. See i, 493. 499. 500. 501. 524, ii,
360. 362.

Crome, one of the sixteen tyrants of
Paris, iii, 126. 131.

Cruwel, Werner, introducing a secret
negotiator to the Dutch statesmen, iv,
301—303.

CuBiERA, Pedro, his miserable end, iv,
230.

Dale, Robert, ii, 141. See Otheman.

D,\LE, Dr. Valentine, English commis-
sioner, ii, 358. His scholastic acquire-
ments, 359, 330. Parma's estimate of
him, 373. 380. In conference with the
Spanish commissioners, 389 — 392. 394,
395. 397. Exchanging " quintuplica-
tions " with them, 396. Recommending
a rhetoric of another style than his
own, 398. Where more and where less
than a match for the enemy, 398, 399.
On a bootless journey: " ]iangs of cho-
lic " and " verses out of Virgil," 401 —
403. Catechising Parma concei-ning
Allen's book against the queen, 403 —
407. See ii, 362. 369. 374. 412. 441. 452.

D'Allayxes, French general, i, 164.

Daxvilliers castle, Mondragon's sin-
gular escape at, iii, 342.

D'AuBiGNE, Agrippa, Huguenot officer
of Henry IV, discomfiting of an intri-
guer, i, 49. 69. Occasion of Henry's
design against his life, 51. Seeiw, 377.

D'AviL.\, Don Juan Alvarez, admiral of
the Spanish fleet at Gibraltar, iv, 322.
Holding his assailants too cheaply,324.
In action with them, 325. Killed, 326.

Davison, William, sent on an embassy to
the States-General, i, 85. Adoption of
a course suggested by him, 86. Diffi-
culties ])ut upon him by Burgliley's in-
structions, 88, 89. On the feeling of
the provinces relative to tlie French
king's offers, 91. Encouraging instruc-
tions sent to him by the queen, 92. On
Treslong's misconduct and imprison-
ment, 150. On Hohenlo's self-re-
proaciies at his failure at Bois-le-Duc,
179. His reports concerning, and l)ear-
ing towards Sainte Aldegonde, 270. 271
— 274. 275. Words of Elizabeth carried
back to the States by him, 334. An-
noyances experienced by him: value of



his advice, 336, 337. Prince Maurice's
eulogium upon him, 342. His services,
pecuniarysacrifices,and personal vexa-
tions, 343 — 345. 353. His complaints
against the Norrises, 354. Value of
his co-operation to Leicester, 399, 400.
His part in the conferences on the offer
of the States governorship toLeicester,
402 — 405. Ticklish mission confided to
him by Leicester: weather hindrances
to his progress, 409, 410. 416. 417. 419.
Arrives in England : his preliminary
call on Walsingham, 423. Braving the
queen's wrath in defence of Leicester,
424 — 428. Reporting progress to Lei-
cester, 429. 431, 432. Turned upon by
Leicester: insinuations of the latter
against him, 440 — 443. His comments
thereon, 443 notes. Taking the earl's
disfavour grievously, 458. Result of
his faithfol obedience to royal orders,
ii, 195. 204, 205. See i, 338. 491.

De Beihune, see Sully.

De Castro, Don Alphonso, his attack
on and repulse at Atchen, Sumatra,
iv, 419, 420. Destruction of his fleet
by the Dutch, 420—422.

De Castro, Gonzales, at the rescue of
the Kowenstyn, i, 217.

De Dieu, Daniel, Netherlands commis-
sioner, in conference with the queen,
ii, 439. 440. Report of their conversa-
tion, 442 — 444.

Deest, Roelke van, Netherlands officer;
his disfiguring Avounds, i, 224.

De Gomeron, his treachery and fate, iii,
324—326.

De Gordan, or Gourdon, ii, 488. See
Gourdou.

De Griyse, or de Gryze, Jacques, Dutch
envoy in England, how characterised
by Paul Buys, i, 77. 289. Mission on
which he accompanied Ortel to Eng-
land, and transactions in which he
took part, 289. 292—295. Letters
carried home by him, 295, 296.

De la Noue, «te La None.

De la Riviere, jiliysician to Henry IV,
Ills main occupation, iii, 295.

Delft, '• anotlier London almost," i, 375.
Its attitude on tlie question of a truce
with Spain, iv, 504. 513.

Delfzyl, iii, 100. Captured by Maurice,
111.

Del Monte, Camillo Bourbon, fort on
tlie Kowenstyn commanded by, i, 206.
In action against tlie patriots, 213. 219.

De Loo, Andrea, secn^t agcfut in Eng-
land for Spain, i, 491.494. Example
of his regard for conscientiousness.



684



DE MAISSE.



INDEX.



DIEPPE.



495, 496. Reporting the results of his
intrigues 49»— 500. ii, 290. 293 note,
294, 295. Much depressed : in spirits
again, ii, 296. Credulous himself, and
inoculating English statesmen with
his credulity, 297, 298. 301. See i,516.
519. 521. 522.

De Maisse, Hurault, envoy from Henry
IV to Elizabeth, iii, 467. His confer-
ence with her, 468 — 471. Difference
between his report and hers, 481,
482.

De Masieres, governor of Gertruyden-
berg, killed, iii, 262.

De Mexia, Ardres besieged and cap-
tured by, iii, 393.

Democracy, tendency of mankind to-
wards, iii, 513.

De Morlans, envoy from Henry IV,
iii, 254. Results of his eloquence, 310
—312.

Dendermonde, treachery of the go-
vernor of, i, 21. Capitulated, 139. See
136. 138.

DENMARK,sovereignty of Holland offered
to the king of, ii, 81, 82. Surmised
effect of Indian gold, 248. His offer
of mediation to Philip, and advice of
Parma thereon, 303, 304. Sending
envovs to the States, iv, 389. 459. 489.
494. ' See ii, 447. 500. iv, 138.

Derby, Henry Stanley, Earl of, taking
farce for reality, ii, 299. One in an
embassy to Parma, 358. No match for
the latter and his agents, 360. His
spirited replv to a threat of invasion,
395. See ii,'385 393. 452. iv, 160.

De Roksoy, Count, slain, iii, 334.

De Rosnes, see Rosnes.

De Rosny, see Sully.

De Russy, French envoy at the Hague,
iv, 368.

De Sancy, French minister, on the
shilly-shallying of England, iii, 314,
315 note. His arrival in England, 372.
397. His interviews with Elizabeth and
Burghley, and dignified rebuke to the
atter, 398, 399.

Des Pruneaux, French envoy to the
States-General, i, 56. His extravagant
professions relative to the cavalier
treatment of the Dutch agents, 57. His
character, 58. Result of his eloquence
upon the deliberations of the States-
General, 60, 61. 63, 64. Compliment-
ary gift to him, 64. Rebuking both
his own court and the States-General
for neglected promises, 94. 95. His
pronunciation on the articles of an-
nexation, 96. His emotions and pro-



verb utterances on parting with the
Dutch envoys, 97.

De Varenne, sent by Henry IV toSpain:
alleged object of his mission, iii, 304.
His real name and- degrading antece-
dents, ;.05, 306. 306 note. Opijosite
views as to his errand : Calvaert s re-
port, 307, 308. Mendoza's reply to a
request of his, 309. His own report of
his Spanish mission, and subsequent
mission to Elizabeth, 309 note.

De Veer, Gerrit, diarist of the Arctic
expedition, on the egg-tree tradition,
iii, 562, 563. On the vicissitudes of
the voyage, 564. 566. 569. 573, 574.

De Vega, Parma's life saved by, i, 195.

Deventer, Leicester's protege, see Pro-
ninck.

Deat:nter, the historian, value of a
work of, iii, 306 note.

DEVEMTER,cityof, its importance: seized
by the English, ii, 153, 154. Conse-
quences of Stanley's appointment to its
governorship, 155 — 161. Treacherous
surrender of the city to the Spaniards,
169 — 172. Conditions imposed on the
citizens, 1 73. Fate of the chief traitors,
177, 178. Results of the treason, 181.
186. 206. 210. Invested by Maurice,
and recaptured for the States, iii, 105 —
110. Again taken by the Spaniards,
iv, 234. Sre iii, 73, 102. iv, 241. 261.

De Vich, a good soldier, but onlv half
a man, iii, 348, 349.

De Vidosan, responsible post inherited
by, iii, 367. Evidences of his incom-
petency, 367, 368. His fatal mistake,
373. Killed, 374

De VrLLARS, admiral of France, boasting
of his successes at Rouen, iii, 142, 143.
Beseeching help, 145. Goes over to
Henry IV, 331. Terms of the bargain,
ibid note. His equipment and fate at
the siege of Dourlens, 331, 332. Short-
sightedness of his murderer : censure
passed on him, 333. See 233.

Dexter, Ralph, English engineer at Os-
tend, iv, 191.

D'HoMiERES, killed at Ham, iii, 325.
Grief of the king, 326.

Dialyn, Paul, Polish envoy, his oration
to and reception by the States-General,
iii, 448, 449. Thence to England :
how set down by Elizabeth, 450, 451.

Diego de Yepes, Philips confessor, an-
nounces his master's approaching end
and receives his confession, iii, 504,
505. 509, 510.

Dieppe, gallant victory of the English
at, iii, 122 note. See 135. 147. 148. 47a



DIGGES.



INDEX.



585



DiGGES, muster-master of the English
forces in Holland, on the state of his
men, i, 392, 398. ii, 62 mte.

DiGiUERES, Marshal des, iii, 131.

Dijon, siege and surrender of, iii, 345.

DiN.\NT, Count de, slain, iii, 334.

D'Inchy, Gavre, surrender of Cambray
by, iii, 347. Exhumation and treat-
ment of his remains. 351.

Diplomacy of the Elizabethan epoch,
its character, i, 286.

Dirkzoon, Adrian, admiral of the Dun
kirk ]Mrate fleet, captured, iv, 251.

Distrust the only citadel against
tyrants, ii, 301.

Does, see Van der Does.

DoESBURG, attacked by Leicester, ii, 23.
Captured and jjartly sacked, 41 — 44.

DOMBES, Prince of, iii, 121. Raises the
sieges of Lamballe andCraon, 124, 151.

DoNATO, Antonio, on the excellence of
the English infantry, iv, 562 note. On
woman's position in Holland, 567.

DORIA, John Andrew, his scheme against
Marseilles, iii, 366.

DoRiA, Prince, his threat against Moreo,
iii, 206.

Dorp, Colonel, " would sing his song
whose bread he has eaten," ii, 4lO.
His fitness for his post at Ostend, iv,
93. At a burning fort, 119. Finding
the impossible true, 120. Broken in
health, 126. I^aying about with his
broad sword, 211. Wounded to the
death, 212. See iv, 116.

D'Orville, his share in the trafBckings
for surrendering Ham and result
thereof, iii. 324—326.

D'OssAT and Perron, their succesful mis-
sion to Rome, iii, 345.

DouRLENS, its site and surroundings, iii,
323. Besieged by i" uentes, 327. In-
cidents during, and bloody end to the
siege, 331—334.

DousAS, tlie, father and son, their emi-
nence in learning, iv, 567.

Dover, interview between Elizabeth and
de Bethune at, iv, 151 — 153.

Drake, Sir Francis, i, 362. Revelation
begun by his famous expedition, 387.
Inaugurating his career of victory, 494.
Effect of his successes ; " a fearful man
to Spain," 502, 503. Complexion i)ut
upon his exploits at hom(;, 507. Ef-
fect of home intrigues upon the ecldt
thereof, 522. A description of him ;
his parental mansion, ii, 100. (ioldeu
results of his " furrow round the
earth," 101. Two-faced policy of the
Queen towards him ; issue of his next



voyage, 102. His visit to the Nether-
lands and its upshot, 103. Sailing for
Spain : scattering and capturing ships
and treasure, 281 — 285. Repudiated by
his queen, 285 notes. 309. His equip-
ment at and participation in the fight
with the Armada, 455. 474. 475. His
ship " the Revenge " and her equip-
ment, 455. Surrender of a Spanish ad-
miral to him, 478, 477. His delight at
the flight of the Armada, 504, 505. 508.
Foulmouthedaccusationsof Frobisher
against him, 525 and note. His part in
the Anglo-Dutch expedition to Spain,
554, 555. Dead, n\, 381. See i, 449.
455. ii, 18. 142. 294. 450. 474. 479. 481.
483. 485. 487. 496. 501. 503. 520.

Drayton, Alice, an alleged victim of
Leicester's, i, 368.

Drebbel, Cornelius, the wonder-man of
Alkmaar, iv, 570.

Dreux, abandonment of the siege of, iii,
50. Its successful renewal, 235.

Drtiry, Sir Robert, saving Sir Francis
Vere, iv, 38.

Du Ban, captain, put to death, ii, 25.

Du Bois, Warner, defending the Waal,
iv, 261, 262.

Dudley, John, his service to one king
and reward from another, i, 366.

Dudley, Thomas, contradicting a report
prejudicial toLeicester, i, 419. ihid,note.

Du Four, Pierre, hired assassin, tricked
by religious mummeries ; his fate, ii,
299, 300.

DurvERNWooRD, Admiral, iii, 389. See
Warmond.

Du Maurier, Chevalier, anecdote re-
lated by, iii, 171 note.

Dunkirk, a nest of pirates, iii, 374. Re-
sult of their doings on the commerce
of the Netherlands, iv, 2. Resolve of
the States with regard to the place, 3.
Result of their efforts, 59. A question
as to the legality of the pirates' pro-
ceedings, 252. See iv. 230.

Duplessis-Mornay, on the holy league,
i, 5. Manifesto against it drawn up by
him, 123. His estimate of and bearing
towards Sainte Aldegonde, 283, 284.
Mourning over his country, ii, 341 , 342.
On the cond net of Elizabeth toHolland,
409. His wail over Henry the Fourth's
conversion to Romanism, iii, 252 note.
On Henry's proposal for the Infanta's
hand, 304. See iii, 45. 187. 377. 391, 392.

Durango, marshal of tiie archduke's
camp, slain, iv, 91.

Dutch East India Com])any, iii, 577.
Occasion of its foundation and terms



586



INDEX.



ELIZABETH.



of its charter, iv, 132 — 135. Its third
fleet, 344. English opposition to its
monopolies, 2i7, 248. Result of its
victory at Tydor, 249, 250. See iv.
380. 444, 445.

Dutch, West India Company's charter,
its conditions, &c. iv, 298—800. 388.

Du Terrail, his attack on and repulse
at Bergen-op-Zoom, iv, 250, 251. Cause
of his animosity to the States, 251.
Result of his attempt upon Sluys, 257,
258.

East India Companies, iii, 577. See
Dutch East India Company.

Edicts: of Nemours, i, 131. Of Nantes,
iii, 500.

Edmondes. English envoy, iii, 242 note.
On La Varenne's mission to Spain, 309
note. What the States thought and
the queen said on his reception in the
Netherlands, 595, 590.

Egmont, Lamoral, C'ount, cruelty of his
execution, i, 355. An ungrateful agent
in the crime, ii, 68. See iii, 29. 71.
203. 318. 361, 362.

Egmo.nt, Count Philip, son of the above,
sacrificing dignity for the sake of li
berty, i, 232. A foremost man in the ,
Spanish army, iii, 29. Boasting at j
Ivry, 53. His successful first and fatal
second charge, 54, 55. See i. 258.

Elizabeth, Queen : Frustration of her '
intended assassination, i, 2. Warnings !
sent to her from the continent, 3. Her 1
advice to the provinces relative to;
Anjou, 11. 30. Her harsh treatment of j
sectaries, and comparative tolerance j
towards papists, 25, 26. Her alleged \
ground for putting papists to death,
27. Her refusal to recognize Mary
Stuart as her successor, 28. How re- 1
garded by the prince of Orange : her
conduct towards the Dutch provinces, |
29, 30. French caricatures upon her,
42. Causes of timidity in her councils '
relative to Spain and the Netherlands: >
course favoured by her, 65. 66. Device!
to set France and Spain by the ears !
alleged against her, 70. Her position j
in the esteem of Dutch statesmen, 72,
73. Idea to which she still clung, 81. [
86. Her tantalizing course towards the
Provinces, 82. Deliberations and ulti- ;
mate resolve of her council, 82 — 84. |
Her perplexities relative to the nature I
of the French king's offers to the pro- 1
vinces, 86. Real object contemplated
by her government as between thePro-
yinces and the French king, 87. Over-



subtlety of her lord-treasurer, 87, 88.
Walsingham's comment on the impo-
licy of her proceedings. 89. Instructing
Davison to encourage theDutch people
to rely upon her, 92. Their appeal
through him to her, 93. Her true in-
tentions towards the Netherlanders,
106. 107. Eloquence of a Spanish am-
bassador upon her "abominations,"
124. Her persecution of her catholic
subjects, its causes and its conse-
quences, 127,128. Compliment paid to
her by Sixtus V, 133. Result ot her in-
tercession for Treslong, 150. Her en-
couraging assurances to the Antwerp-
ers, 231. Mutual distrust between
herself and Sainte Aldegonde, 264. 265.
266. 271. Anxiety of the latter to set



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