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murder of VV'illiam the Silent, i, 17, 18.
His military forces ; policy pursued by
him, 19. iiis successes in Flanders, 20.

His design upon Antwerp, 22. Perplexed
by his master's parsimes, lGo-163. Ad-
mirable elements in his character, 163.
Reporting progress to his master, 164, 165.
His repeated appeals relative to his im-
minent needs and the destitution of his
troops. 164. 166. 172. 174. 175. Obstacles
to his bridge-ljuilding : completion of the
great work, 171, 172. Its plan, construc-
tion, protecting outworks, &c. ; Julius
Casar outdone, 172-175. His treatment
of an Antwerp spy sent to pry into his
work, 176. His attempt upon Ostend
and summary disposal of the chief cause
of its failure, 178. Loses Liefkenshoek :
his prompt action thereon, 179, ISO. An
infernal machine sent against his bridge :
its destructive effects, 182-188. His own
marvellous escape, 187. 190. Again at
вЦ†work to repair the damage : deploring the
loss of his officers, 190-191. ]\Iodestly
touching on his own perils, 192. Fears
excited in his men by the "demon fire-
ships " : exhausting nature of their toils,
193. 197. His U.bours in fortifying the .
Kowenstyn, 196. 197. His report of
the result of the first attempt to wrest
the Kowenstyn from him, 199. Defeat
of his troops on the second attack: his
eulogium on the daring of his opponents,
200-204. Resolution taken by his officers
to regain the dyke : effect ol his oppor-
tune app6;irance among them, 205-209.
Exultit g in his triumph, 212, 213. Ho-
nour paid by him to the wounded



Toralva : his reports and recommenda-
tions to his king, 213, 214. 216. La
Noue's counsel to liim, 221. Exchange
of amenities between himself and the
Antwerpevs, 223. Proposes a secret
interview with Sainte Aldegonde: cor-
respondence thereon, 225-229. Inter-
views had : impre.-sion made hy each on
the other, 230-23S. His private views ns
to the necessity lor cnpitiilating with the
Antwrrpers, 239. His decla)-ation on
finding the real state of things in tlie city,
240. Faci redovmding to his honour, 241.
K.xtravagant demonstrations on his tri-
umphal entry iiit'i Antwerp: sylvan
fete upon his Scheldt bridge, 245-247.
Work on which he now set himself. 247,
248. Tenor of his master's thanlcs to
him, 249. On the attitude of Holland
towards Sainte Aldegonde, 252-254. The
one suspicions allusion to the latter in
his letters, 269 note. Frightening Sir
John Norris, 334. How re'-'arded by
Queen Elizabeth : plot against him repu-
diated by her, 337. Corresponding witli
his king on the invasion of England, 356.
357. A queen and a crown set apart for
him, 358. 359. State of things to put him
" in great jollity," 414. His bold remon-
strances with Philip on the .state of his
troops, 461, 462. Simulating negotiations
for peace : his agents and tools, 4 63-468.
Reporting progress to his master : his
duplicity, 469. 472-474. 490. Effect of
Drake's victories on him : in doubt about
France; his troops still in sad plight,
475-477. 491. Encouraging reports to
him from his agent in England, 478-480.
Secret letter from Elizabeth to him : his
instructions to his agent and reply to her,
481, 482. His work done for him by Eng-
lish statesmen, 491. Meads of his plan for
a successful invasion of England, 498-503.
Netherlands territory in his hands, ii, 1, 2.
His treatment of Ernest of Bavaria, 4.
His estimate of Schenk. 5, 6. His attack
upon Grave, repulse, and subsequent vic-
tory, 9-14. 16-21. Attack on. capture
and sack of Neusz, 24-30. What he
gained liy it. 31. Determines to relieve
Zutphen : Bridging over the Rhine : his
plans, 42-44. Result of his enterprise, 51.
His dealings with Leicester's German
levies, 54, 55. His sheft anchor, 62. His
understanding with Ilowland York, 157.
Successes due to the disloyalty of his
foes, 168. Geldcrbetrayed into his hands,
169, 170. On the execution of Queen of
Scots, 1S3. His demonstration against
Sluys, 2-J 7-250. Step forced upon him
by the enemy, 253. Once more a bridge-
builder, 257. Terms granted l)y him on
capitulation, 260. His compliments to
two English captains, 260. Attitude of
Elizabeth towards him, 270. 279. His
a.-surances to her and dallyings with her
g( -between, 279-284. 2S6. Effect of Eng-
li: h reliance on his hond Jides, 285, 286.

2S7. 329. 386. Convinced that Elizabeth
was as false as himself, 279. 290. 291. His
plottings against England and France:
hoodwinkitig Denmaric : secret corre-
spondence with his king, &c, 288. 297.
What his master expected him to
achieve, 298-303. His difficulties and
uncourtly language to Philip: what he
was actually doing, 304-306. One Eng-
lishman awake to his scliemes: English
correspondents reporting thereon, 306,
307. 307 vote. Effect of a successful en-
terprise of Schenk upon his equanimity,
330. 400. Visited by the English envoy,
Dr. Dale, 348, 349. 370, 371. 372. His
estimate of Dale, 354. His professions of
loyally to Elizabeth, 349, 350. Real
object of his negotiations, 355. Achiev-
ing it in his interviews with Dr. Rogers
the envoy, 356-365. Playing tlie spy at
Ostend, 368, 369. His falsehoods in re-
ference to Allen's pamphlet and the
Pope's bull against Elizabeth, 383-336.
Ajiprehensive about France, 401. Direc-
tions in which his intentions were thought
to lie, 413. Extent of his preparations for
invading England, 432. His army, its
complement and cost, 433. Plan of co-
operatiiin between himself and the Ar-
mada : a strange omission and trouble-
some doubts, 444-446. 459. 463. Su.spicions
and apprehensions begot of suspense,
465. 473. Like "a bear robbed of her
whelps," 482. His arrangements brought
to nought : effect of his master's diilness,
483-485. Advancing upon Bergen-op-
Zi)om, 509. 510. Grimstone's successful
trick upon him, 513, 514. In ignomi-
nious flight, 515. Pallavicini's attempt
to seduce him: its effect upon him, 511-
513. Gertruydenberg betrayed to him,
516-518. Recruiting his health at Spa :
preparing for a tussle with Henry of
Navarre, 519. 533.
Concentrating his forces on the French
frontier, iii, I, 2. 5. 47. At his wils'
end: his appeals and complaints to
Philip, 41. 64. 68. 09. 129. Garrotting
and hanging his veterans, 67. 69. His
caliminiators and their stories, 67. 193-
195. 214 note. His complaints against
them, 196, 197. Marching to Ihe relief
of Paris, 70, 71. Comparison between
him and Henry IV, 73. Their opposite
qualities, 134. Advancing to action : his
capture of Lagny and relief of Paris,
76-78. Occasions when he and Henry
were on each other's skirts, 73. 81. 86.
133, 134. His reception at Paris, 82.
His return to the Netherlands : speedy
reversal of his late French conquests,
84-86. His move into Gelderland and
abortive attack on Fort Knndsenburg,
105-107. His adroit retreat and o>ml'ort-
ing words to the N'ymegeners, 107, 108.
His treatment of his defeated captain at
Hiilst, 109. To the rescue ofliouen.
130-132. 135. Yielding against Ins better



judgment, 136. Melting away of his
army, 137. Succeeds in relieving Rouen :
severely wounded. 13S. 139. In a dan-
gerous position: his skilful escape from
it, 141-143. Results of his movements
to Philip atid the League, 145. His pro-
bahle reflections, 145, 146. His reports
to Philip of the intrigues of the League
chiefs aud the condition of p' ranee, 199-
204. Sends some saintly relics to his
master, 205. Plot of Philip for his
destruction, 2C6-209. His end approach-
ing, 210-212. His death, 212, 213. See
ii, 37. 38. 63. 171. 190. 270. 330. 348.412.
428. 439. 440. 501. 504. iii, 94. 97. 98.

Parky, William, the would-be assassin of
Queen Elizabeth, his timely discovery
against himself, i, 2.

Parsons, the "green-coated Jesuit,"' his
monstrous accusations against Leicester,
i, 347.

Patton, Aristotle, ii, 88. Gratifying his
hate, his greed and his love all at once,
169-171. Flying from his old enemy, 521.

Paul V, Pope, doing his worst against the
Republic, iv, 341. 343. His agent at the
French court, sie Barberini.

Peace from an upholstering point of view,
ii, 349.

Pelbes, Count of, his large winnings from
Philip ill, iv, 330.

Pelham, Sir AVilliam, recommended for
military command by Leicester, i, 415. j
417. Out of favour with the queen:
Leicester's generosity towards him, ii,
38 note. His narrow escape at Doesburg,
39. Effect of his example on Sidney : his
declaration at Sidney's death, 48. 50.
His insulting behaviour to Edward Nor-
ris at a supper party, 87-90. Bringing the
Deventer magistrates to book, 145, 146.

Perez, Antonio, his offence against Philip
jmd its expiation, iii, 476, 477. 501.

I'ESCARENGis, Cosmo de, Leicestrian con-
spirator at Leyden : his confession, ii,
317-319. His fate, 321.

PETTrN, Colonel John, and his troops sur-
prised at Lieflvcnshoek: slaugh-
ter of the latter, i, 148. Killed ui cold
blood by his captor, 14'*, 149.

Philip II, of Spain. His personal appear-
ance, habits, &c, i, 2. His system: his
remark on the murder of William the
Silent, 3. Effect of increasing years on
his ambition ; his possessions, actual and
contemplated, 4. His epoch and its
celebrities: light in which he is to be
judged, 5, 6. i oint on which he never
wavered, 9-18. Accomplice in the St.
Bjrtholcmew massacre, 15. Presents
sent to him from Turkey, 29. His spy
and confederate in France, 42. His
tempting offers to Henry of Navarre, 47.
Failure of his efforts to seize Don An-
tonio, 64. Project of marriage between
him and the dowager of France : Sir E.
Stafford's aspirations thereon, 66. A
glutton of time : his motto in that re-

gard. 85. Why he authorised the tmce
of Cambray, 96. His conquest of Portu-
gal : his amba.ssador's conferences on
Calherine de Medici's claim to its crown,
96-101. A complication of villany wor-
thy of his admiration: his view of the
French king's proposed invasion of Eng-
land, 102. Fomenting civil war in
France : subsidizing the Guises, 106, 107.
Concludes a secret treaty (Holy League)
with them, 108, His material pledge
towards its fultilment and industry in
the business, 109. Confides the scheme
to Parma; dissimulation of the latter on
his behalf, 110. His advice and admoni-
tions to the Guises, 111, 112. His am-
bassador's conference and report to him
on a proposed joint irrvasion of England,
118-1 23. Again urgently appealed to by
Pamia for supplies, 164, 165. Implored
to do what he was good at doing, 195.
Inability of Sainte Aldegonde to fathom
the depths of his character, 233. 245.
Elevation of his escutcheoir in Antwerp,
241. His suspicions of .Sainte Aldegonde,
243. Treatment towards heretics insisted
on by him : mission to which he deemed
himseU boin, 243-245. His emotion on
receiviirg news of the fiiU of Antwerp,
249, 250. Commissioning Parma to bid
for Sainte Aldegonde's services, 25.3. His
designs against Elizabeth's life, 289. His
stipendiaries and his master, ibid. Eliza-
beth's expressions regarding him, and
virtual declaration of war against him,
310-312. 335-333. Maturing his schemes
for invading England; his subsequent
projects if successful, 356-359. 365. His
intended armada how regarded by the
Hollanders; an English expedition not
to his liking, 366. A source of joy to
him, 463. His reason for divertuig part
of his remittmces to Parma, 477. Pecu-
liarities of his character, 477, 478. Insist-
ing on impossible conditions : his injunc-
tion to Parma, 490. Sole purpose of his
secret intrigues, 492. 497. His fixed
purpose relative to England and Eliza-
beth, ii, 60. 128. A peep into his secret
cabinet: in the centre of his web, 287,
288. Corresponding and taking counsel
with Parma, 289-291. 293-298. Calcu-
lating and anticipating : his extravagant
self-deceptions, 299-302. 440. Rated and
his schemes denounced by Parma, 304-
305. 441. Office assigned to him by the
pope's bull, 379, 383. Progress of his
schemes in France, 401, 402. 409. His
midnight council : his puerile conceits,
435 438. IncreduUty of statesmen aud
the Pope as to the reality of his invasion
scheme, 438, 439. His armada at sea : its
vicissitudes and its fate, 440-481. [See
Armada.] Clinging to false hopes: how
he received the news of his discomfiture,
504-508. Setting the bishops to work,
508. Looking after French affairs, 531.
His pretensions and designs relative to



France and its crown : iii. ] . 6 1. 65. 66.
121-123. 17H, 180. IK'J, 1S3. 1S6-192. 1118-
201. 202. 234. iv, 317. 342. 34.1. His
attempts to re-opcn peace negotiations
with the Netherlands : obstacles in tjie
way, iii, 34-36. Ground of his claims to
France, England, and Scotland, 41. No
friendship between him and Pope Sixtus,
51, 58. 82. Listening to calumnies and
plotting against Parma, 67. 193-196. 206-
210. 212. 213 note. Parma's appeals and
complaints to him, 6-s, Henry the Fourth's banner-
man, killf-d, iii, 52.

PouLAFK, Xicholas, his bold offer to Henry
of Valois, ii, 401.

PowHATTAN, "emperor of Virginia," and
his daughter Pocahontas, iv, 27G.

Pkada's reply to Friar Xeyen, iv, 424.

Pbedestkatiox, efiect of the doctrine of,
iv, 508.

Pkinsteree, Groen van, service rendered to
Xethcrlauds history by, iv, 4S.

Pboni>xk, Gerard, called Deventer, his
character and antecedents, li, 65. Muin-
cipal office conferred on him by Leicester,
65. 66. 112. His pernicious counsels to
Leicester and their results, 113, 114 note.
130. 219-221. 225.

Pbophecies, a hundred years before, for
the year 1538, ii, 335.

PE0TE.STANTIS3I and Protestants, under
Elizabeth, ii, 276. 278. Slaughters by
Alva, 277. Anxieties and suspicions in
France and Germany relative to Henry I
the Fourth's movements, iii, 287. 454. '
Determination of the party in France, ,
289. Their impenriing fate at the hands
of the League, 385. Cathi)lic charges
against them, 391. Admiral Mendoza's
design against tliem, 546. Intrigues of
Henry IV against them, iv, 348, 349.
Si-.e \\, 165. 506. 507. See, oZw, Calvinists.

Peuys, Captain, his obstinacy and fate, iii,

PijRiTAKS, hatred of James I for the, iv,
132. Contempt for human ills inspired
by their belief, 508.

Qotntcplicatioks, ii, 376.

y ciEOGA, Cardinal of Toledo, li, 436.

PwiXEiGH, Sir Walter, his conduct on Lei-
cester's reinstatement in Elizabeth's
favour, i, 433, 434. Sample of his style
in writing of her, iii, 162 note. Helping
to organize the expedition against Spain,
359, 360. Spanish way of spelling his
name, 359 note. 393 note.

Raxuccio, Prince, son of Parma, iii, 103.
109. 131. At the relief of Rouen, 140. I
142, 143. See 209. I

Eatisbox, chief work of the Diet at, iii, !
297. Its cost, 298. !

Kecalde. Juan Martinez de, Spanish ad-
miral, ii, 442.

Reformation, how kept out of Spain, iv,

REiNGAtrLT, Jacqnes, one of Leicester's
three coimsellors, his antecedents, ii, 64.
His finance chamt)er : Placed over Paul
Buys, 67. His mischief-making, 70.
Defended by Leicester, 101. Result of
efforts made to save him : his after life,
101, 102 note.

RELiGiors enthusiasm, miseries caused by,
iii, 42.

RENAtn>, popular I'aris advocate, hanged,
iii, 60.

Rexichos, priest and schoolmsister, hired
to kill Maurice, his plan and his fate, iii,
281-2S2. Envoy Gilpin's report of him,
2S2 note.

Rexnebekg, Count, the betrayer of Gron-
ingen, iii, 197. 255. His attempt upon
Steenwyck, 149.

PiENTr, Marquis of, bis command at the
relief of Paris, iii, 71. 76. Too strong
for Henry IV, 78. *

Retd, Everard, secretary to Lewis William
of Nassau, iv, 4. 527.

Eheims and its Holy Bottle, iii, 229.

Rheisbekg city, ii, 4. Parma's dealings
with it, 31. 43. Schenk taking it in
hand, 169. 520. Invested by and surren-
dered to Maurice, iii, 428.' Recaptured
by the Spaniards. 547. Again besieged
and taken by ilaurice, iv, 61, 62. Once
more a bone of contention, 244. Taken
by the Spaniards, 246.

Rhetelois, Prince, a commander at Cam-
bray, iii, 328. Sarcastic allusion to him
and his troops, 329.

Rhine, the, ii, 2. Bridged over by Parma,
43. Opened by Maurice, iii, 429.

RtBEBA, John, archbishop of Valencia,
head of the scheme for driving the
Moors from Spain, iv, 311. His charge
against them, 312.

RiCHAEDOT. president of Artois, proposing
a secret interview between Parma and
.Sainte Aldegonde: correspondence there-
on, i, 225-229. Giving La ilotte his cue,

467. Condition he stj-led " both hard
and soft," 470. Can't see how England
c;in be 'diastized, 470. Commissiuner to
meet the envovs sent from England, ii,
340. 341. 346. "349. 354. 365. 370. At-
tempts to browbeat them, 371. Ex-
changing quintuplications with them,
376. Elizabeth's distrust of him, iii, 441.
His return of the compliment, 445.
Fencings between himself and Villeroy,

468, 469. intriguing with Cecil, iv, 187.
His secret emissary to the States, 279.
Envoy for Spain in the negotiations for
peace, 383. 396. 399. Passing a compli-
ment, 401. Answering a question, 403.
lYotesting ag.iinst republican plain speak
ing, 404. iiffective in his part, 407.
Losing liis temper, 415. Beginning to
cry, 41!

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