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Indies, profperous in almoft all his attempts, and of a frugal difpolition, yet there was hardly found in his Coffers Money en:ue,h to diicharge has interring
though not very fumptuous. Herbert, p. 26.

(8 1 She was born at Greenwich 1515-16.

(9) He lb feverely punilhed Perjury, that in his time it was little practiftd t He alfo called to account Perfons guilty of Ricts, Vexing, Oppreflion, and
the like ; and erected four Under-Courts to hear Complaints by Bill of poor People : Whereof the firft was kept in Whitehall; the feconl before Dr. 5
the King's Almoner ; the thud in the Lord-Treaiurer's, Chamber ; and the fourth at the Roils. Hall, fol. 59. JiolliniJhttd, p. 83S.



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Book XV. 2:. HENRY Mil. 735

1516. King of Spain , whe in the prevent fitnaikwi of his affairs, tide, Ggne: ^ agreed what each of ij:S.

could not but wifh to live in a good undernanding with the AH*s wa< to pa* Mnnfc pfe Peafion wh ca
him. Thus the two Kings being equally inclined to a mould be difh-ibuted to the St. .
Peace, feat their Plenipotentiaries to Mjm to conduce -. A frioatt ftrfrnt ■>.- -_- are the very wad

The Treaty was flgned the 26th of Juguft, the Subfiance dace them t: . :.-*. This ifbews there wa»

.'•hereof was, That CbarUi fhould efpoufe Lomfa, Pre : : - e - .

b. Daughter, then about a year old. That he fhould hare was upon the cabals of forr.t merlons «'

with her the King cr" F awr*i pretenfions to the King- tion.

dom of NapUs, and till the Marriage fhould be conium- To this Leag-je, So inconfklerable in kfc';', tende
cL^liri mated, he (1) mould give for the young Princess main- the motions of the Pope, the El and the K

tenance, a hundred thouiand Crowns a year. That with- England, -rfc of this year

in fix months he fhould reftgn the Kingdom of Mi 1 me had been in hopes of fometbmg more ; and though br the
to Henry £ ' ATbret Son of Jtbn fAibrei, and C the Allies were, in tome mealure, bound to'aSft

King and Queen of Navorrc, who were difpoffened by him, if the Klaz of Frame cectinued to aid the /
Ferdinand, and in cafe Charles ihould not perform this he foon League which no

Article, Francis fhould be allowed to "<*<* the King of Money. Be- aired, be accta -

Navarre. Lafily, That the Emperor fhould reftore Fe- ratified the Treaty A: the fame : . .on-

■a to the /'.- - who in return fhould pay him two eluded with the renr..:*.: a ".

hundred thouiand Crowns, arxi give him a full difcharge with one confent they pat the 1 -aces to

for the Sum of three hundred thouiand Crowrj !eat : t. a::,:rat

by King Lewis XII, to maintain the war againft Venice, the face of arB - .1 be Seta the nax-

It is very viable, that in a Treaty fa advantagious to had in the C:Zu:im sf :h PsJiici A3:, th:-
Frar.:>, C 'is* Us meant only to gain time, by granting him a* the Leag-je was <ign»«< t Hm-i ferar Richer*
whatever he could defire, for fear of being hindered from the Smmtxtn, to perfuade them to come into the Lee:
going to take pofTeffion of his Kingdoms. Accordingly, hut it was to no porpofe. On the cor.- : Emperor

this Trea- erwards verr ill 00:"- '- - -~z :: .T.a-e ." t_:: — - ■ - ,",-..-._- . a:-;-.-:. • .:

■ The Peace ofNiym was directly contrary to the de- the r e C 1 -:rw who h_ - 1 to join wit.- .odd

litfrisus. £gns f the Pope, the Emperor, and the Kinz «fi - come into the Trc-
land. The Pope was e.-.

be expelled out of Italy. MtaxamsEsm «a_- Before I end the occurrences of the yet 1

upon railing enemies to Francis, to hinder his a3"i*~pg the he Decenary briefly to mention what paffec
Venetians. He faw, be muft refohre either to ratify the Henry having formed great p roje cts againft .- . aad
Treaty of Ajtcti, and confeouenrJy reftore Virata, or de- knowing how much the Duke of Albany La.
fend his Conqueft without the afEflance of any Ally. To good 01" that Kingccm, refc - compel the

avoid both thefe extremes, be tried all pcdfible wars to remove him from the Keg Jo that pwimfrj be : "-'

embroil affairs, and kindle a new war which might occa- desired them to fend Amhaaadors, to whom he might '-'
fr.:, s L^:-t ::::.:•: . He "-.tpe: :-%:-. : ■_*_ impart civ. —.■-.-.■ ..-._;_ - :•.:- "1 - _-.;- .
able to reject without danger the Treaty c: .* . - . .don tended only to pre6 the \

he believed rery prejudicial to his Interefb. It is true, Scnlaid to expel the Duke of JUam. Bee
the refhration of Versus would be worth to him five hun- the Paraament of S cst'.mi, that the beft way to pt efei i e ■■■ ''■ n t
dred thoufand Crowns. B'jt out of that Sum were deduct- Peace between the : x - iioos, was to fend back the *■ *• :
t. :':.± :::s r. -..:t: :..._-;. .-.t : ei :.-. Kr; .:" -".e_;.-.: .-:.. - . ..-. ..- -;.. .- : .; ; -. - ._ _. -.-.. : .
F-s'.::, but nerer intended to pay him. So for the'S^m truri the prefump: el -the Crown, with me Gor-
of two hundred thoufand Crowns, he was bound to re- c-acflup of the young King; n*im»tmg withal,
fhore f'erma, that is to fay, be was to befhut out of ItaJy y £& of reudal, he fhould be obEged t .
the only thing that made him ccafiderable in the p.-efent hy proper methods, oi the fafety of the K . Ncj ew.
firaarion of the aSairs of Eur:?!. Hm*n \1R was ao lefi He alfo gave to underfiand, that he daimec ->cy

defirous of a war with France, being prompted thereto by * L~r.ce :: me v:_ - K. - . 3_:
Cardinal TVtlfey, or by his Jealoufy of Frazcis. But :t retaraed fjch an aafwer, as faDy conTinced bin, the

was not the fame with the Archduke, to who~ ...... - ~. e . . . . ; ~

for forae time was very advantageous.
! - ■■ .- «j This was the fubjed of the feveral Neeotiations, fe: on - 1 - hether Hxme was concerned in the Klrg of £ ■ -

■i foot from the Cbncrufion of the Treary"of Nqm to the laxd'i proceedings, or was only udhrrVrl, the Paifiameot |j /.

4tXfm\ tadaf.O&dw. The thief aim of :-; ?::e. ::.:Z.-m:.:, :— ~-:r.ea .-_— :. ;:::. - . :.- .: :. :.-; -;r_L ,- ;
xm-ps+r- and the King of England, was to aiiengage : Jfs brought agamfl him. Hune not - -

Cantsns in Alliance with /■ - - :.:r.-ert of that wzs condemned for defaak. He looked upon rhis Sea-

Crown, that their Troops might ferve to invade the Mh tence as najufl, and la revenge mmminrd HofHl i rir s upoa
miiAmi lantfe. Mean whOe, they were labouring to fbon a : -' ae of ha rnem e ' . e^pon the Par"i2=er : gra
"|*^**" League, wherein they paffionatHy defired to engage the ed to the Vkr Lc of ten t h-i i ra- ,- Men :o

■£g^. new King of Spain. But all they could obuin was, his chaftifc the Rebel. B-: e- :is advifiag r_m ti fcfr.

1 556. confent to a defenfive League, in cafe Francis attacked aay nut, he cart himfelf upon tir _-..,.

of the Confederates. Lc: X according to his ui'ua! Cutterc, him to Edizhnrrb, and rnmi i winl ban Id the C

would not openly declare himfelf, but intimated, he would Jantet H aiti in* (5; his Brother- in-law.

freely join in the League when ennduded, if a place was Hm»e pernoded the Lord Handles*, to eics : e

lert for him. As to the Sm id 1 was reiblved to in- and daim the Regenc .

ctncs them, though they defired it not, upon the hopes of Sifo: - - - :._:.:

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had been Eained. .__;. r.e _. — : : : ; ' 1 .. e - .-.;. :.—.;-: :e

AtUsgdt This League was therefore concluded at Lsxdsn the c*jectod, he was Son ot" _ T _. - e, born ou: : . - -g-
\^^ V)th of Ocl:btr y about two months after the Treaty of dom, aad hardly able : : the J.

1..-" Ntjm. It ran, that the Emperor, the Ki.-.r; :: i-.- -• "- - r

,'jr; a-.i .":.-:-. ir;a;ei :: aeier.i :r.e ar.:".er a;a..-.;": ar.-.- .t.::::s: :;:.-..: r: L _-.: at: txlc ; ; a few

P:_r.;e that i:..-.- a::^;v :.-.; .:' :. : :..-;;. _-_ : . . . .

ber of Troops, each was to and, wasfett_:_ . : ~ . <. "ed Troops, aa£ taking DnaAcr, in..

all Princes, Potentates. Republxks, ar.d Scares, whkh d - - - wn.

lired to enter into .the League, fhould be admitted That _ M;

■s zbe Confederates had reafen to hope the Pope would Emglmd bad cone faril a

be willlr.g :: b>e admitted, they declared him head of the But . a . : e Tr_<c= ;

Leaa _ . That all the Suj : -} Ctntrns fhoul- me e executioa of hi- . _ . he appeare .

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t J i 6. tain Articles, defiring his approbation, for which he offered

to come in perfon and pay him his refpects. At that time

the affairs of the reft of Europe having, as hath been faid,

fnbagcJ. taken a new turn, Henry agreed to prolong the Truce

P' 577- to the end of the year 15 17.

Thcfe are the mod confiderable events which pafled in
The Council the feveral States of Europe during the year 1516. I frail



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C . Jar. As the Council meddled neither with the Reformation
of the Church, though they feemed to be called for that
\crv purpofe, nor with the extirpation of Herefy, they re-
folv'ed, in order to keep themfelves employed, to refoi m
the Calendar, which was become very faulty. To that
end, the Pope caufing memorandums to be drawn, under-
took to write to all the Chriftian Princes, inviting them
to fend their beft Aftronomers to Rome, or at leaft order
them to examine what had been propofed upon that lub-
y -"- ject. We find in the Collection of the Publick Atls, the
J"-* <°- Br ; e f addreffed to Henry VIII, where the Pope fays he
had adjourned the next Seffion to December, to give the
Mathematicians time to fend in their opinions.
1517. The Emperor having ratified the Treaty of Noyon as

Tb, Emperor f ar ;ls it concerned him, reltored Verona to the Venetians,
r'nj "to V 't~ tnc ' 5 tn oi January 1 5 1 7, having received two hundred
Veneti is, thoufand Crowns, and an acquittance for what he owed
and f ■>> ngs t ] ]e King of France. Moreover, to give the Arbitrators
l p a .,,'y,.' l ' r {' r time to adjuft the differences he ftill had with Venice, he
GuAcuid. agreed that the Truce fhould be prolonged for five years;
but en condition that, during the Truce, the Venetians
fhould pay him yearly twenty thoufand Crowns. It was
almoft impofiible to make a Treaty with him, and Mo-
ney not accrue to him from it. Thus ended at length a
War which may be deemed a confequence of the League
of Cambray. The Venetians were engaged in it from the
beginning to the end, and expended no lefs than five
millions of Ducats of the publick Treafure, befides the
infinite damages fuftained by the Subjects.
He »»Wn Maximilian having thus defifted from his defigns upon
^'"ct'TiK I tn, y> went into tne Low-Countries to fee his Grandfon
Vuagw a Charles before he departed for Spain. During his ftay
.-■■ ■■'! tie there, he concluded with him and the King of France a
Herb"' League againft the Turks, wherein a place was referved
Leo x ex- for the King of England. The Pope and the Council of
cita rte Lateran earneftly preiled all the Princes of Chrijlendom
Prlnc'cTn t0 J oin in *' s League, on pretence of the progrefs the
» up:* Turks were making in Egypt againft the Mamalucks{\),
tie Turks. a f ter which, he pretended, their defign was to attack the
Xlli.p^S. Chriftians. But what followed fhewed the Pope's fole view
Jan. was to heap up Money for his own ufe, and to inrich his

Guicciaid. family.

Mean while, Charles, the new King of Spain, thought
only of fpeedily going to take poffeflion of his Kingdoms.
He had juft made with Francis I a Peace fo advantagi-
ous to France, that he did not fear, that Prince would
Charles break it, becaufe it would not be for his intereft. So,
,l J when the Englifo AmbafTador pielTed him to ratify the
Londcn. London League, he deferred it fome time on divers pre-
Act. fub. tences, becaufe, deeming it need lefs, he was afraid of of-
B^J^J'" fending the King of France. He ratified it however after
in Spa; n , fome alterations, and at length in Augujl departed for
and difmifes Spain, wheie his prefence was abfolutely neceffary. Upon
Ximcira. )lis Arrival, he difmiffed Cardinal Ximencs, who died with
grief. After that, he fo gave himfelf up to the Flemings,
whom he had brought with him, that the Spaniards con-
ceived fuch a jealoufy as carried them afterwards to great
extremities.
rtiPotcard The Pope, as I have obfeived , continually amufed
Francis dif- Francis with the hopes of a ftricl Alliance with him, at
fiwbk tbnr t | t ; ^ railing him Enemies on ail fides.

bought! of .J . 1 r 1 • j- l j- j

mtamber, Francis was partly informed ot ins proceedings, but did
not know all. So, in expectation of really attaching him
in the end to his interefts, he omitted nothing he thought
capable of gaining him, even feigning to deem him his
beft Friend, when he moil fufpected him. But as the
Pope knew in his confeience, he had not deferved Fran-
cis's Friendfhip, he could not believe his advances lincere.
Mean while, it was for his intereft that Francis fhould
publickly appear to be his Friend, and therefore he kept



very fair with him, and not without caufe. In the be- 15:7.
ginning of the year 1517, Francifco Maria del/a Rovere, LaK *™
who had been difpofTefTed of the Duchy of Urbino, pre- f}'' v '
pared to recover his Dominions. When by the Truce Cnicciard.
concluded between the Emperor and the Venetians, the
Span!/}} Troops in the State of Venice were become ufelefs,
la Rovere found means to gain and employ them in his
fervice. With thefe fupplies he took Urbino, and carried
terror into Tufcany and the Ecclefiaftical State. Loren-
zo de Medici, the new Duke of Urbino, or rather the
Pcpe his Uncle, being then unable to recover that Du-
chy, he was forced to have recourfe to the afliftance of
the Chriftian Princes, under colour that the Church was
grievoufly oppreffed , the intereft of the Houfe of the
Medici being then the fame with thofe of the Church.
Francis I, who had the gaining of the Pope ever in view, Francis r.
made ufe of this opportunity to do him a fignal fervice, "£' ' hc
in fending him a good Body of Troops, under the com- Mezeni.
mand of Lefcun Brother of Lautrec. This War however
lafted feven or eight months, during which the Pope never
ceafed to prefs all the Chriftian Princes to contribute to
the charges of a War, which, according to him, ought to
have affected all the World. Henry VIII being follicited
like the reft, refufed to interpofe. But the Pope found the P-pe
means to ingao-e his Subjects, by levying a Tenth upon ™" " ,
the Clergy , of which Cardinal Ivoljey was appointed ,/ x cUrry.
Collector. The War of Urbino ended in a way la Rovere Aft. Pub.
did not expect:. The Pope bribed the Spaniards in his ^ lir P-59*-

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Service, who came to an Agreement tor him, which he p . 59 6, ;uS.
was obliged to accept. Thus being once more con- La Rovere
ftrained to relinquifh his Dominions, he retired to Man+ J^urnbM,
tua.

Whilft the Pope was employed in the War of Urbino, Con/piracy
he difcovered a Plot againft his Perfon, contrived by the 'Jfl',' 7
Cardinal of Sienna, who had bribed a Surgeon to poifon p. ;8a.
him. The Cardinal being abfent from Rome when the Guicciard.
difcovery was made, the Pope, who paiTionately delired
to have him in his power, fcrupled not to ufe fraud to
compafs his ends. He fent him a Safe-Conduct, and
moreover, promifed the Spanijl] AmbafTador that he would
do him no hurt. The Cardinal being fo weak as to come
to Rome upon the faith of the Safe-Conduct, was im-
mediately confined in the Caftle of St. Angelo, and after-
wards ftrangled in Prifon. The S/unz/ft AmbafTador com-
plained of this breach of faith ; but was told by the
Pope, a Safe-Conduct was never reckoned to extend to
High-Treafon , without exprefs mention of the cafe.
Some other Cardinals accufed or fufpected of being con-
cerned in the Plot, were dc-pofed, imprifoned, or feverely
fined.

Francis I never ceafed courting the Pope to gain his Marriage of
Friendfhip, fearing that by his fecret practices he would ^. nzo de
re-kindle the War, to deprive him of Milan. He ima- ,/'/■£,'„/,' «/
gined to have found at lalt an infallible means to attach B.uloenc.
him to his interelts, in procuring Lorenzo de Medici a GulcCBtd -
very advantagious marriage, with Magdalen Heirefs of
the Houfe of Boulogne. This propofal was gladly accepted,
and Lorenzo repairing to Paris for that purpofe, ftood
Godfather in the Pope's name, to the French Dauphin,
born the beginning of this year. In acknowledgment for
the King's favour to Lorenzo, the Pope granted him Tenths
upon the Clergy, under colour of the War to be waged
with the Turks. But he took care to affign fifty thou-
fand Livres for the charges of the Wedding, which was
to be folemnized at Paris.

The pretended War Chri/lendom was to undertake Sale 'f I*-
againft the Turks, feemed to the Pope to be a fair oppor- ^^"'J'
tunity to inrich himfelf by the contributions of the Chri- ,bi War
ftians. To that end, he granted plenary Indulgences to «"''* ;bl
all that would contribute, and caufed them to be publick- cufcdirt.
ly fold at fo moderate a price, that a Man mult have sieidan.
been very carelefs of his Salvation not to purchafe them.
But it was this that made the Pope expect to reap an
immenfe profit, for, probably, there would not be a
Chriftian without them. Mean while, that the Money
arifino- from the Sale might be regularly collected, all
Chrijlendom was parted into fo many divifions, and in
each were appointed Collectors to receive the Money,
and Preachers to extol the Benefit of Indulgences (z).

But,



(1) The Word Mamoluck fijnifics in Syria!, a hired Soldier. Jovius fays, th"y were Cireajjiaa Slaves fold by the Tartars and PoJoliom to the Mer-
chants, and being trained tip at Cairo in military Exercifes, were picked out for the Sedan's Guard, and preferred to the higher! Ports, who in 1255 re*
folved to obtain the Kingdi m of Egypt for themfclves. The Government was elective, and the S' n Ciuld claim no Inhcritancee but his Father's perfonal
Eftate. Every Mamaluck, whofe Number in lii was about lixtetn or eighteen thouland, had a Vote in the Election, and required a Gold Ducat of the
So/Jan as forn as chofen. There were in all of this Race fixteen Kings, from the yerr before mentioned, to the prefent yevr 1517, when Tomrn-
l ■■; II, their lad King, was conquered in the firJt year of his Reign by Selimis I. Thus Egypt became a Province ^>i the Ttirkijb Empire, as it ftill
continues. Heylin, Sec Guicciard.

(2) It had been ftill taught and believed fcr a gwd while, that the Pope, out of the inexhaurtibla Treafure of the Church, arifing from the Merits



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