Index by author

Anthony BaconRobert BealeThomas BodleyThomas BruneLord Thomas BurghRobert CecilLord BurghleyRobert DevereuxJames DiggesThomas FerrersGeorge GilpinLord Charles HowardOliver LambertMerchant AdventurersSir Edward NorrisSir John NorrisCaptains of OstendPrivy CouncilQueen ElizabethRichard SaltenstallGeorge SethertonK Van DomaSir Francis VereSir Francis WalsinghamJ WheelerThomas WilkesPeregrine Bertie, Baron WilloughbyThomas WindebankAnthony Wingfield

Anthony Bacon  

0783 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 April 1596, LPL: MS 656 f.260r-v. Summary: Asks him to furnish Sir Anthony Standen with £200.

Robert Beale  

0081 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/65 f.174r-175v. Summary: Robert Beale's notes for Bodley's negotiation with the Duke of Brunswick on the necessity of forming a protestant alliance with the German princes.

Thomas Bodley  

1060 To: Lord Burghley, 17 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.180r-181v. Summary: Bodley's account of the taking prisoner of key companies of the Duke of Parma's troops.
0236 To: Lord Burghley, 23 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/253 f.249r-250v. Summary: News that the enemy have taken the castle of Sevenbergen near Breda, and other military skirmishes.
1158 To: Lord Burghley, 16 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.251r-v. Summary: Concerning the States' proposed aid for France, and their proposition to the Provinces to that end.
0271 To: Lord Burghley, 19 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/224 f.226r-227v. Summary: Information about the topography of Dunkirk with reference to a map sent to Burghley. Bodley requests a cipher.
1199 To: Lord Burghley, 16 November 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.363r-v. Summary: Information about the composition of the fleet heading for Bordeaux, and the States' request for the English troops now in Britanny to be returned after a certain time.
0012 To: Lord Burghley, 18 February 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.27r-28v. Summary: Concerning the States' complaints at the number of soldiers in the English garrison towns.
0918 To: Lord Burghley, 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.115r-117v. Summary: Bodley discusses the idea of constructing a new treaty with the United Provinces, conveys their typical allegations against English support, and relates various rumours and pieces of intelligence.
1391 To: Lord Burghley, 19 October 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/116b fol.292v-294r. Summary: Report that the recent proposals States remain unanswered, and his frustration in obtaining any answer.
0401 To: Lord Burghley, 04 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/77 f.75r-76v. Summary: News that the decision has been made to deploy Count William and his troops to attack either Oldenzaal or the castle of Grolle.
1410 To: Lord Burghley, 6 June 1591, Kent U1475: C/18/15A fol.178r-v. Summary: Recommending the bearer John Minche.
0438 To: Lord Burghley, 18 April 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/103 f.100r-102v. Summary: Military intelligence, including the news that Sir Thomas Morgan is to be removed from the Governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0310 To: Lord Burghley, 06 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/124 f.124r-125v. Summary: Concerning the plan to attack Groningen.
0432 To: Privy Council, 30 March 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/74 f.74r-75v. Summary: Concerning the transfer of Sir John Poley's horse bands to Ostend, and Sir William Reade's suit.
0347 To: Burghermasters of Groningen, 26 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/133 f.133r-134v. Summary: Invitation to the statesmen of Groningen to come under the protection of England.
1197 To: Privy Council, 02 November 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.352r-v. Summary: Regarding Nicholas Parker and John Poley's troops.
0229 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 26 December 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/295 f.295r-296v . Summary: Concerning the Isle of Biervliet, and its possible use as a harbour for the Spanish fleet.
0709 To: Lord Burghley, 13 April 1595, Hatfield: MS 31/81. Summary: Concerning the expected reply fom the States, and diverse intelligence.
0779 To: Robert Devereux, 29 November 1595, LPL: MS 652 f.229r-230v. Summary: Reporting that the States' have changed their minds about keeping the recent intercepted letters secret, and his bid to return home.
0873 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 10 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.144r-145v . Summary: Regarding Bodley's negotiations with several special ambassadors, and military news.
1047 To: Lord Burghley, 05 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.157r-160v. Summary: Regarding the States' decision over the merchant traffic out of the Low Countries, and other military news.
1079 To: Lord Burghley, 30 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.220r-221v. Summary: Report of intercepted letters concerning the proposed peace between the United Provinces and the Emperor.
0257 To: Lord Burghley, 27 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/214 f.212r-213v. Summary: Bodley conveys intelligence from several sources, including information on someone intending harm towards Queen Elizabeth.
1182 To: Lord Burghley, 13 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.286r-v. Summary: Reporting the States' resistance to the queen's demand that the English horsebands be withdrawn.
0901 To: Privy Council, 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.2r-v. Summary: Comprising of notes on items over which Bodley is to negotiate with the States General.
1250 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.64r-65v. Summary: Concerning the states reply to the queen's demand for repayment, and his intention to deliver their answer in person.
0037 To: Lord Burghley, [21] July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.148r-v. Summary: Concerning the queen's request of the states for assistance with shipping and victuals for the enterprise in France.
1373 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.214r-v. Summary: Can report that the States are committed to helping furnish the expedition to France as far as they can.
0385 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/212 f.209r-210v. Summary: Concerning forces to be sent into France and the Placart affecting the Merchant Adventurers.
0973 To: Lord Burghley, 08 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.284r-v. Summary: Regarding the surrender of the town of Steenberghen.
1397 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 12 February 1590, Kent U1475: C18/3, fol.164r- 165v. Summary: Refers Sidney to Captain Wray's report.
0422 To: Lord Burghley, 10 October 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/299 f.299r-302v. Summary: Concerning recent discussion with the States over the attacks on shipping by pirates, and the withdrawing of Engish forces to be sent to France.
0297 To: Lord Burghley, 17 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/339 f.339r-340v. Summary: Concerning letters sent to the states, and the illegal election of Count Maurice to the government of Gelderland.
0015 To: Privy Council, 30 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.31r-v. Summary: Concerning the transfer of Sir John Poley's horse bands to Ostend, and Sir William Reade's suit.
0142 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 20 February 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/55 f.56r-57v . Summary: Detailed report of the States' reaction to Bodley's instructions, and other news.
0331 To: Lord Burghley, 19 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/296 f.296r-300v. Summary: Regarding the ransoming of the Spanish prisoners, and Bodley's full account of military movements and the situation with Sir Edward Norris.
0673 To: Robert Devereux, 02 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/109. Summary: Report of the latest news about Colonel Stuart.
0369 To: Lord Burghley, 22 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/288 f.288r-289v. Summary: Reporting the delay on letters, and requesting his return homewards.
0818 To: Lord Burghley, 22 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.164r-165v . Summary: Concerning the dispatch of the Commissioners by the States General: Monsieurs Valke, Loosen and Kenningburgh.
0765 To: Robert Devereux, 26 February 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.108r-109v. Summary: Encloses the copies of two intercepted letters written by Scottish Jesuits.
1013 To: Sir Thomas Morgan, 23 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.95r-v. Summary: Bodley urges Sir Thomas Morgan to delay in disbanding his garrison until further direction has arrived from the Queen.
0858 To: Lord Burghley, 14 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.77r-78v . Summary: Regarding the possible appointment of Count Maurice as Lieutenant general of the English forces.
1113 To: Lord Burghley, 17 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.117r-v. Summary: News that an attempt upon Geertruidenberg is about to be made.
0880 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 18 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.195r-196v . Summary: The harsh weather has delayed correspondence relating to the matter of Groningen and other military news.
1066 To: Lord Burghley, 08 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.192r-v. Summary: Regarding the decision to be taken over Ostend, concerning Sir Edward Norris.
0242 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/161 f.167r-168v. Summary: Urgent news that Groningen has ejected the Governor in favour of the King of Spain, and Bodley's request that letters be sent from England urging them to rejoin the allies.
1166 To: Lord Burghley, 01 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.261r-v. Summary: News that the States require more English troops upon news that enemy forces have assembled in Brabant.
0551 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 22 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/78 f.194r-198r. Summary: Bodley explains in careful detail the State's unsatisfactory answers to the Queen's demands, and reports his responses and the conference between them. He also discusses slanderous rumours which have been circulating.
0020 To: Robert Cecil, 16 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.41r-v. Summary: Information about the plan to besiege Geertruidenberg, and about his request to be recalled home.
0924 To: Lord Burghley, 12 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.139r-v. Summary: Bodley updates Burghley on the situation in Guelderland, on rumours currently circulating, and on the complaints by the Council of State that the States General usurps their authority.
0372 To: Lord Burghley, 23 January 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/55 f.57r-58v. Summary: News that the Council of State has granted a passport for Bilant, the Emperor's Ambassador, to come to the Hague, and rumours that Duke Casimir and others have been poisoned.
0781 To: Lord Burghley, 04 January 1596, LPL: MS 654 f.130r-131v. Summary: Reports his conversations with Oldenbarnvelt, and the likelihood of the Provinces agreeing to the repayment of the loan.
0079 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 07 May 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/69 f.69r-70v. Summary: Bodley is unsure of his instructions regarding the delivery of a letter to the Duke of Holst, and other news relating to his mission.
0407 To: Lord Burghley, 29 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/154 f.150r-153v. Summary: Bodley accounts for his whereabouts for the last couple of weeks, and reports intercepted intelligence.
1416 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 10 March 1592, Kent U1475: C18/21 fol.208r-209v. Summary: Complains at the attitude of the States towards both Sidney and the queen.
0446 To: Unknown, [31 June 1594], TNA: SP 84/48/293 f.249r-v. Summary: A request that he not be taxed on the three tonnes of wine he imports from England every year.
0316 To: Lord Burghley, 29 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/172 f.172r-173v. Summary: Concerning a letter in favour of Colonel Sonoy.
0489 To: Lord Burghley, 22 October 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/201 f.199r-200v. Summary: Reports that the States have sent two deputies to confer with him over their answer to the queen's recent letters.
0354 To: Lord Burghley, 06 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/176 f.176r-177v. Summary: Concerning intercepted letters from Rome containing directions on how to proceed following the Pope's recent death.
1255 To: Queen Elizabeth, 14 May 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.104r-105v. Summary: Bodley returns to England without proper permission to secretly deliver the States' offer, which when revealed will earn him greater sway and respect with them, and with the Queen.
0802 To: Lord Burghley, 20 February 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.55r-57v . Summary: Account of Bodley's diverse negotiations.
0716 To: Lord Burghley, 25 September 1595, Hatfield: MS 35/29. Summary: Reports the States' delay in answering the recent requests made by the queen.
1000 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 09 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.68r-v. Summary: News of the disbanding of troops.
1098 To: Lord Burghley, 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.16r-v. Summary: Regarding the levies for the next season's service.
1033 To: Lord Burghley, 05 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.136r-v. Summary: News of military skirmishes, including the surprising of Westerloo.
1352 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 11 May 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol.131r-132v . Summary: Reporting that the Commissioners departed for England 3 days ago, and that the 'Placcart' is widely available in print, and the Lord Willoughby's answer is anxiously awaited.
1149 To: Thomas Ferrers, 20 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.222r-v. Summary: Reports that there is still no decision taken on the agreement about trade.
1086 To: Lord Burghley, 27 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.237r-238v. Summary: Diverse news, including propositions drawn up by the Council of State for the regulating of sea traffic, and the people of Groningen unsure of which way to turn.
0264 To: Lord Burghley, 07 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/121 f.121r-122v. Summary: Bodley requests that Queen Elizabeth sign letters addressed to all the principal towns for fear of bad feeling if some receive such but not others. He also recommends Master Buis.
1189 To: Lord Burghley, 21 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.328r-330v. Summary: Concerning the mustering and reckoning of English forces under Sir Francis Vere and the remaining number in Sir Nicholas Parker's company.
0003 To: Lord Burghley, 15 January 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.4r-v. Summary: Regarding 'two Menninches' and their dealings in the Low Countries
1264 To: Lord Burghley, 19 October 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.188r-191v. Summary: Bodley's frustration with the States' delay in returning an answer about repaying the loan, and a report of his conversations in that behalf.
0944 To: Privy Council, 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.207r-v. Summary: Bodley conveys the State's demand to have the goods taken by Sir Martin Frobisher returned, and requests an answer from the Privy Council to placate the States.
1379 To: Lord Burghley, 28 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.220r-v. Summary: Concerning the shipping required for the enterprise in Brittany, and the states attending the queen's decision.
0393 To: Lord Burghley, 01 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/1 f.1r-6v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice about the distribution and maintenance of troops.
1403 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 16 April 1591, Kent U1475: C18/9 fol.160r-161v. Summary: Regarding the deployment of a company of troops.
0117 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 31 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/152 f.152r-153v. Summary: Detailed account of Bodley's recent diplomatic dealings, Bodley asks permission to act as a source of intelligence to the principal politicians in The Hague.
0429 To: Lord Burghley, 16 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/11 f.9r-10v. Summary: Concerning the information Mr Brune has, and his reluctance to travel to England to impart it without a passport.
0303 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/56 f.56r-57v. Summary: Concerning the besieging of Zutphen by Sir Francis Vere.
0159 To: Lord Burghley, 01 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/1 f.1r-3v . Summary: The siege of Geertruidenberg continues, and news of the actions of Sir John Wingfield and Lord Willoughby.
0469 To: Lord Burghley, 26 February 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/62 f.61r-62v. Summary: Cover note enclosing two intercepted letters written from Jesuits in Brussels and sent to Rome.
0339 To: Lord Burghley, 09 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/18 f.18r-19v. Summary: Report of the taking of the town of Anholt.
0222 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 31 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/123 f.124r-125v . Summary: News about Count Charles Mansfield's besieging of Rijs, and diplomatic information.
0689 To: Robert Devereux, 13 April 1595, Hatfield: MS 171/124. Summary: Is waiting on an answer to his recent letters, and reports that there is nothing to report.
0771 To: Anthony Bacon, 06 June 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.200r-v. Summary: Sends copy of a letter for reading and return.
1020 To: Lord Burghley, 16 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.111r-112v. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the Garrison of Ostend and other military items of news.
0864 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.115r-115bv . Summary: Mixed news, with special emphasis on Groningen.
1119 To: Merchant Adventurers, 08 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.126r-v. Summary: Suggests that their petition against the States against the tax on English cloth will not be successful.
0887 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 18 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.211r-v . Summary: The harsh weather has delayed correspondence relating to the matter of Groningen and other military news.
1136 To: Lord Burghley, 01 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.184r-187v. Summary: Concerning his conversation with Buzenval regarding the levying of troops, and the recent Placart about the trade with Spain.
1072 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.210r-v. Summary: Concerning the confession of Corteken, and Sir Edward Norris' intercession on his behalf.
1173 To: Lord Burghley, 08 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.271r-v. Summary: Concerning various monies owed to Colonel Sonoy by the States.
1219 To: Thomas Ferrers, 07 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.299r-v. Summary: Assuring the Merchant Adventurers that he will advance their suit to the States when they reconvene for the next assembly.
1240 To: Robert Cecil, 24 February 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.36r-v. Summary: Concerning monies owing by Brabant, and the debt owed to the queen by the States.
0930 To: Privy Council, 31 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.171r-v. Summary: A report concerning Master Browne's attempts to receive repayment from the Council of State, regarding captains, bills etc.
1334 To: Robert Cecil, 28 July 1595, BL: MS Additional 78680 f.1r-2v. Summary: Requests two passports, for posthorses and himself.
0378 To: Sir Edward Norris, 12 February 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/108 f.111r-112v. Summary: Bodley reprimands Norris for not replying to his last letter, and informs him that the States are unlikely to accede to Norris' request for £3 per day.
0413 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/213 f.209r-210v. Summary: Reports that enemy forces are within half a league of Count Maurice's troops, and of a recent incursion into the camp.
1422 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 16 September 1592, Kent U1475: C18/27, fol.282r - 283v. Summary: Regarding the English companies to be sent for France.
0127 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 07 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/53 f.53r-54v . Summary: Report that trouble is growing in the town of Utrecht, and that there are troops ready to embark at Rotterdam.
0452 To: Robert Cecil, 13 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/33 f.33r-34v. Summary: Signifies that the States have made an answer regarding their trade with Spain, and that Groningen are preparing their terms for surrender.
0322 To: Lord Burghley, 17 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/228 f.228r-229v. Summary: Report of the taking prisoner of significant members of the Duke of Parma's military support.
0207 To: Lord Burghley, 02 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/5 f.5r-6v . Summary: Confirms that the Spanish forces have had full pay of their arrears, and intelligence about their current military strategy.
0497 To: Sir Edward Norris, 17 December 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/283 f.283r-284v. Summary: Reports that rumours that were circulating about Norris selling Ostend to the enemy have been quashed by Norris' supporters.
0361 To: Lord Burghley, 24 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/224 f.224r-225v. Summary: Concerning a recent letter written by Duke Casimir, and other intelligence.
0736 To: Robert Cecil, 26 November 1595, Hatfield: MS 36/32. Summary: Account of the States' response to the queen's offers of assistance, and report of intelligence intercepted out of the Meditteranean.
1006 To: Lord Burghley, 15 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.83r-v. Summary: Bodley waits for further direction from Burghley regarding the movement of the English troops.
0851 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 23 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.29r-30v . Summary: Military news, including the revictualling of Beek.
1059 To: Privy Council, 13 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.179r-v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice regarding the request for assistance with raiding Spanish shipping.
0234 To: William Borlas, 15 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/228 f.224r-v. Summary: Confirmation that the English forces in the Low Countries will only be directed by the Council of State.
0270 To: Lord Burghley, 12 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/216 f.218r-219v. Summary: Regarding the practise against 's-Hertogenbosch by Count Maurice, and the delayed voyage of the delegation.
1198 To: Lord Burghley, 02 November 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.353r-v. Summary: Regarding the plan to ship the English forces to Jersey, and how his current instructions are to land the forces at Caen, not Jersey.
0917 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.114r-v. Summary: The States General has dispatched copies of Queen Elizabeth's letters to the provinces: Bodley awaits a reply.
0055 To: Lord Burghley, After 08 September 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.182r-183v. Summary: Relating his negotations with the States regarding the additional shipping required for Brittany.
1390 To: Lord Burghley, 25 September 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/116 fol.292r-292v. Summary:
0399 To: Lord Burghley, 29 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/57 f.56r-57v. Summary: The situation regarding whether the States will name Coevorden as the next town to besiege after Steenwijk.
1409 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 6 June 1591, Kent U1475: C18/15 fol.176r-177v. Summary: Concerning a man posing as the distributor of money for Sidney's camp, who Bodley fears may be a conspirator.
0437 To: Lord Burghley, 14 April 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/101 f.95r-96v. Summary: Regarding the debts owed to the inhabitants of Flushing, incurred by Captains Randolf and Wingfield.
0309 To: Lord Burghley, 03 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/106 f.106r-107v. Summary: Regarding the submission of further sconces to the United Provinces.
0424 To: Privy Council, 02 November 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/331 f.331r-332v. Summary: Regarding Nicholas Parker and John Poley's troops.
0173 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 22 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/96 f.100r-101v . Summary: Concerning Caron's arrival and that Walsingham's letter of recommendation for Captain Morgan for sergeant-majorship of Bergen op Zoom arrived too late.
0475 To: Robert Cecil, 18 May 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/165 f.171r-172v. Summary: Has been ill, but hopes to obtain an audience with Cecil soon.
0346 To: Lord Burghley, 16 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/112 f.112r-113v. Summary: The surrender of Niemegen, and military plans for the coming winter.
0228 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 21 December 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/287 f.286r-287v . Summary: The Council of State in negotiations to have their authority enlarged, plus military news including the siege of Rijs.
0705 To: Lord Burghley, 11 September 1595, Hatfield: MS 35/2. Summary: While he waits for the Deputies of each Province to return with their answer regarding the payment of the loan, Bodley gives his opinion on whether they will honour the terms of the Treaty or not.
0778 To: Robert Cecil, 26 November 1595, LPL: MS 652 f.231r-232v. Summary: Account of the States' response to the queen's offers of assistance, and report of intelligence intercepted out of the Meditteranean.
1026 To: Lord Burghley, 03 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.124r-125v. Summary: Concerning the additional protection of Ostend, dissuading the States from a peace treaty, and informing Lord Willoughby of the specification of the mercantile shipping of the Low Countries.
0872 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 07 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.141r-v . Summary: Concerning the fortifications at Ostend and other military news.
0899 To: Privy Council, 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.249r-250v . Summary: Summary of accounts of pay to a company of Lances.
1078 To: Lord Burghley, 30 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.219r-v. Summary: Regarding the prevarication of the States General in resolving the issue with Sir Edward Norris.
0256 To: Lord Burghley, 23 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/210 f.208r-209v. Summary: Bodley recommends the promotion of John Throckmorton following the death of his captain.
1181 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.285r-v. Summary: Reports that enemy forces are within half a league of Count Maurice's troops, and of a recent incursion into the camp.
1247 To: Lord Burghley, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.54r-v. Summary: Is still waiting for an answer from the States, and Colonel Stewart is waiting for his dispatch.
0036 To: Robert Bowes, 17 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.147r-v. Summary: A letter of credit for Brederode and Valke, the two deputies sent to attend the Christening of Henry, son of James VI of Scotland.
0936 To: Lord Burghley, June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.182r-v. Summary: Requesting that William Gent and John Chamberlain be given the charge of conveying the next packet of diplomatic mail, in order that their business with Bodley may be expedited.
1372 To: Lord Burghley, 10 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 213r-v. Summary: Various news, including the Prince of Anholt's visit to Count Maurice concerning a proposed union with his sister.
0384 To: Lord Burghley, 02 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/185 f.184r-185v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's intervention with the States on Sir Edward Norris' behalf, and how he cannot continue with the suit if Norris, his friends and family continue to speak against him.
0972 To: Lord Burghley, 07 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.282r-283v. Summary: Bodley requests that Queen Elizabeth sign letters addressed to all the principal towns for fear of bad feeling if some receive such but not others. He also recommends Master Buis.
1396 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 9 February 1590, Kent U1475: C18/2, fol.162r - 163v. Summary: Concerning the cassing of the English bands.
0421 To: Lord Burghley, 29 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/274 f.271r-273v. Summary: Reports that the States have sent 4 companies to replace the 6 English companies being sent from Bergen op Zoom to France. Has informed the governor to send the 6 companies away anyway, so it will force the States to supply more men.
0296 To: Lord Burghley, 15 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/330 f.330r-331v. Summary: Concerning the movements of the enemy and military finance.
0139 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 30 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/187 f.187r-188v . Summary: Detailed report of the States' answer to Bodley's instructions.
0329 To: Lord Burghley, 10 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/274 f.274r-275v. Summary: Report that after receiving intelligence of enemy movements, the Low Countries troops have been divided between garrisons in order to assemble at speed where necessary.
0215 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 10 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/144 f.139r-140v . Summary: News that the Spanish forces have returned to besiege Bommelsweert.
0672 To: Robert Devereux, 26 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/108. Summary: Concerning letters intercepted sent from Creighton the Jesuit.
0368 To: Sir Edward Norris, 15 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/280 f.280r-281v. Summary: Assuring Sir Edward Norris that he has always acted for his benefit, and that the rumours to the contrary are untrue.
0817 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.160r-161v . Summary: Indicating that the States plan to send an embassy to England, and that a 'Placcart' has been released against Geertruidenberg.
0764 To: Robert Devereux, 14 February 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.106r-107v. Summary: Information regarding the embassy of Colonel Stewart.
0857 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 09 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.76r-v (f.147r-v) . Summary: Bodley's frustrations at the secrecy of the States in his negotiations, and the inhuman treatment of Schenck by the people of Nijmegen.
1046 To: Lord Burghley, 01 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.156r-v. Summary: General news, including the surprise of Deventer.
1065 To: Lord Burghley, 31 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.190r-v. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Mr Chamberlain to the post of Provost Marshal of Bergen op Zoom.
0241 To: Lord Burghley, 12 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/145 f.150r-151v. Summary: News of the Council of State's remonstrance against the States General, and recent news from Niemeghen.
1165 To: Thomas Ferrers, 29 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.260r-v. Summary: Having received an answer from the States General to the Merchant Adventurers' complaint, Bodley asks the company to clarify their grievance, and gives them advice on how to reply to the States.
0276 To: Lord Burghley, 29 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/100 f.109r-110v. Summary: News that the Emperor has sent ambassadors to negotiate a peace treaty.
0019 To: Lord Burghley, 10 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.39r-40v. Summary: Informs Burghley he has not received any letters from him in the last 4 months, and intelligence about Count Philip's actions and the successful suit of Colonel Sonoy.
1280 To: Sir Edward Norris, 09 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.7r-v. Summary: Concerning a calumny against Norris, and Bodley's advice on how to proceed.
0370 To: Lord Burghley, 10 January 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/9 f.12r -15v. Summary: Bodley refutes accusations that he should have signified the fewer numbers comprising the English troops than had been previously claimed. The arrival of Bilandt, the Emperor's Ambassador.
0730 To: Lord Burghley, 24 March 1596, Hatfield: MS 31/41. Summary: Reports that he intends to travel to Zeeland to await news of the States resolution.
0406 To: Lord Burghley, 25 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/134 f.130r-131v. Summary: Bodley communicates the urgent requirement of the States General that Engish troops be deployed around Doesburg. News of the death of Fauma, governor of Heusden.
0282 To: Lord Burghley, 03 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/124 f.124r-125v. Summary: Concerning the proposed levies of English soldiers, and other intelligence.
1415 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 1 March 1592, Kent U1475: C18/20 fol.206r-207v. Summary: About his desire to return home, payment for the troops in the cautionary towns, and other intelligence.
0445 To: Lord Burghley, 24 June 1594, TNA: SP 84/48/281 f.269r-270v. Summary: Gives Burghley an update on the siege of Groningen, and is waiting for a reply from the States regarding the provision of troops and ships for France.
0315 To: Lord Burghley, 28 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/162 f.162r-163v. Summary: Report of the taking of the fort of [Opsterland], near Groningen.
0191 To: Lord Burghley, 10 June 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/39 f.44r-45v . Summary: Regarding the apprehending of Adrian Vasseur, Sir William Russel's secretary.
0488 To: Lord Burghley, 25 September 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/165 f.163r-164v. Summary: Reports the States' delay in answering the recent requests made by the queen.
0353 To: Lord Burghley, 06 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/174 f.174r-175v. Summary: Renewing a suit for Herman Roderberg.
1254 To: Queen Elizabeth, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.102r-v. Summary: An account of a motion made to Bodley regarding the States' view on articles required by Queen Elizabeth.
0715 To: Lord Burghley, 27 August 1595, Hatfield: MS 34/69. Summary: Reports that since the imparting of his answer to the States' propositions, they have delegated members to report to Count Maurice and the Council of State.
0999 To: Lord Burghley, 09 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.66r-67v. Summary: Details of the communication between the governors of the English garrisons regarding the redistribution of the English troops.
0840 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 20 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.299r-v . Summary: Various military news, including the surrender of Bleijenbeek to the Spanish forces, and the States' control of Farmsum.
1097 To: Lord Burghley, February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.14r-15v. Summary: Report of a conference between Bodley and the Emperor's Ambassador, Bilandt, and the unlikelihood of the Treaty of peace being accepted by any of the parties.
1032 To: Sir Edward Norris, 30 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.135. Summary: Requesting Norris to release three companies.
1351 To: Lord Burghley, 22 April 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 129r-130v . Summary: Concerning the dispatch of the Commissioners by the States General: Monsieurs Valke, Loosen and Kenningburgh.
1188 To: Lord Charles Howard, 16 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.326r-v. Summary: Concerning the fate of the English pirates.
0002 To: Lord Burghley, 03 January 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.2r - 3v. Summary: Concerning how the States should wrest control of Brabant and Flanders following the death of the Duke of Parma.
0908 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 16 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.39r-v, f.41r-v. Summary: Bodley recounts his conference with Monsieur Buis, touching the Council of State's lack of real power.
1378 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.219r-v. Summary: Concerning the queen's request of the states for assistance with shipping and victuals for the enterprise in France.
0392 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/297 f.299r-300v. Summary: Regarding the offer of a troop of soldiers from a man from Juliers, and the conditions attached to the contract of service.
0979 To: Lord Burghley, 03 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.312r-v. Summary: Regarding the secret exploit [against Dunkirk], and news that the States General are sending a delegation to England to protest at the interruption of Low Countries' trade with Spain.
1402 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 8 April 1591, Kent U1475: C18/8 fol.158r-159v. Summary: Concerning the deployment of troops.
0113 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 16 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/83 f.83r-84v. Summary: Concerning complaints from the States of Zealand concerning the distribution of military bands.
0302 To: Lord Burghley, 16 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/50 f.50r-51v. Summary: Concerning the suit of an assistant of the recent Dutch delegation to England.
0468 To: Robert Cecil, 24 February 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/60 f.59r-60v. Summary: Concerning monies owing by Brabant, and the debt owed to the queen by the States.
0337 To: Lord Burghley, 04 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/1 f.1r-2v. Summary: News of the yielding of the castle of Coevorden.
0221 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 30 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/116 f.117r-119v . Summary: Concerning Groningen, and other military news, including the distribution of English foot companies across Holland.
0688 To: Lord Burghley, 14 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 171/81. Summary: Reports conversations had with the States regarding the repayment of the loan, and various other intelligence.
0770 To: Anthony Bacon, 25 May 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.141r-v. Summary: Hears of the queen's displeasure with him, and sends news out of Zeeland.
0863 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 26 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.114r-v . Summary: Financial matters concerning the payment of troops, and other news regarding the wars.
1118 To: Lord Burghley, 02 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.124r-125v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's intervention with the States on Sir Edward Norris' behalf, and how he cannot continue with the suit if Norris, his friends and family continue to speak against him.
1135 To: Lord Burghley, 26 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.182r-v. Summary: Concerning the States General's forthcoming decision on trade and traffic with Spain.
1071 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.209r-v. Summary: Report of the likely towns where troops will be dispatched.
1218 To: Lord Burghley, 30 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.292r-v. Summary: A letter in favour of Michael Dormer, petitioning for the company of the late Sir Coniers Clifford.
1239 To: Lord Burghley, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.32r-35v. Summary: Report of the delivery of the recent propositions to the states, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland, and the death of Archduke Ernestus.
0025 To: Lord Burghley, 12 April 159[3], BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.52r-v. Summary: Reporting that Sir Francis Vere has gone towards Count Maurice, and Bodley and he have not had the opportunity to confer over Vere's instructions.
0929 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, 30 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.170r-v. Summary: Informing Buckhurst that the task facing him in the Low Countries is a difficult one.
1292 To: Lord Burghley, 21 March 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.27r-29v. Summary: Confirms the proposals put forward by the Deputies of the Provinces in response to the queen's demands.
0377 To: Lord Burghley, 10 February 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/102 f.105r- 108v. Summary: Reporting the state of the negotiations between the Emperor's Ambassador and the States, and regarding the forces sent for France.
0084 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 27 July 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/79 f.204r-205v. Summary: Bodley remains at Wolfenbuttel, waiting for the Duke of Brunswick to return.
0412 To: Lord Burghley, 20 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/181 f.178r-179v. Summary: Informs Burghley that the troops are ready to go for France, but the decision has still not be signed off by the States, and Bodley doubts that they will agree.
1421 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 23 August 1592, Kent U1475: C18/26 fol.280r-281v. Summary: Concerning his dealings with the States General, and his desire for recall.
0122 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 03 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/32 f.32r-v . Summary: Bodley encloses a copy of the resolution from the States of Utrecht, and has been admitted to the Council of State as Henry Killegrew's replacement.
0451 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/23 f.23r-24v. Summary: News that the surrender of Groningen is imminent.
0321 To: Lord Burghley, 14 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/219 f.219r-220v. Summary: Report of intelligence from the fort of Knodsenburg, near Niemegen.
0206 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 02 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/3 f.3r-4v . Summary: Concerning Lord Willoughby's answer to the Placcart, and Schenck's victory at Halteren.
0359 To: Lord Burghley, 20 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/217 f.217r-218v. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
0728 To: Lord Burghley, 30 January 1596, Hatfield: MS 30/40. Summary: Reports that he has had private conference with Oldenbarnvelt to advance the negotiations with the States.
1005 To: Anthony Wingfield, 14 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.76r-v. Summary: Concerning the 'cassing' of the English garrisons, and Bodley's advice to Wingfield on how to proceed.
0849 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.18r-v . Summary: Military news, and sends a copy of the declaration of Utrecht against Deventer.
1039 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.147r-v. Summary: Concerning the besieging of Zutphen by Sir Francis Vere.
1058 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.177r-178v. Summary: Regarding military preparations for the attack of Arnhem.
0233 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 03 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/161 f.159r-160v. Summary: The situation in Breda, regarding the numbers in garrison. Also, the news that several enemy garrisons have mutinied, and that the town of Hassell has transferred allegiance to Friesland from Overijssel.
1156 To: Lord Burghley, 15 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.245r-247v. Summary: Bodley has received the new letters from the queen to the States, but has noticed that they contain a clause which he thinks may be detrimental to the sending of English troops to France.
1091 To: Lord Burghley, 06 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.254r-v. Summary: Concerning intercepted letters from Rome containing directions on how to proceed following the Pope's recent death.
0269 To: Lord Burghley, 03 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/196 f.196r-197v. Summary: Regarding the secret exploit [against Dunkirk], and news that the States General are sending a delegation to England to protest at the interruption of Low Countries' trade with Spain.
1196 To: Lord Burghley, 25 October 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.349r-351v. Summary: Concerning the number of 'strangers' within the English companies, and the obstacles facing the English troops heading towards Brittany.
0008 To: Lord Burghley, 18 February 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.12r-14v. Summary: Concerning the States' complaints at the number of soldiers in the English garrison towns.
0916 To: Privy Council, 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.113r-v. Summary: Bodley reports back to the Privy Council that the States General are still deliberating over their answer to the last proposition. He has not yet been able to communicate their points to the Council of State, but will at the next available opportunity.
1270 To: Sir Edward Norris, 16 December 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.213r-v. Summary: Concerning the rumours about Norris, and offering support.
0948 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.221r-v. Summary: Bodley defends his conduct regarding St. Aldegond and states that he will induce the States General to publish a restitution for parties concerned.
1389 To: Lord Burghley, 17 August 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/115 fol.291r-292v. Summary: Reports his reception by the States after delivering the recent letter from the queen, and mixed intelligence.
0398 To: Lord Burghley, 27 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/55 f.54r-55v. Summary: A letter of introduction for the bearer, the Baron of Winningberg, ambassador to the Elector Palatine.
1408 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 4 June 1591, Kent U1475: C18/14, fol.174r - 175v. Summary: Concerning the enterprise of Dunkirk.
1108 To: Lord Burghley, 31 May 1585, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.47r-v. Summary: Bodley's report of his progress with the Duke of Brunswick.
0436 To: Lord Burghley, 12 April 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/98 f.97r-99v. Summary: Reporting that Sir Francis Vere has gone towards Count Maurice, and Bodley and he have not had the opportunity to confer over Vere's instructions.
0308 To: Lord Burghley, 02 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/99 f.99r-100v. Summary: Sends a translated copy of the advertisments of the taking of Deventer.
0172 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/78 f.82r-83v . Summary: Concerning Bodley's recent conversation with Barnevelt.
0474 To: Robert Cecil, 14 April 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/137 f.142r-143v. Summary: In recommendation of the bearer, Andrew Hunter, minister to the Scottish regiment.
0345 To: Lord Burghley, 11 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/92 f.92r-93v. Summary: Regarding the seizure of the town of Niemegen.
0227 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 29 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/220 f.220r-221v . Summary: Recommending Lieutenant Lashford for favour.
0993 To: Lord Burghley, 23 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.41r-v, 43r-v. Summary: Regarding news of trading restrictions.
0831 To: Lord Burghley, 15 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.227r-228v . Summary: Concerning the imprisonment of the Wingfield family, and other matters.
0777 To: Anthony Bacon, 30 September 1595, LPL: MS 652 f.93r-94v. Summary: Concerning the stand-off between the enemy forces and those of the United Provinces.
1025 To: Privy Council, 03 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.123r-v. Summary: Bodley's answer to the matter concerning the money owed to Lord Willoughby during his governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0870 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 28 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.129r-v . Summary: Regarding the imprisonment of Vasseur, and the States' request to view Bodley's diplomatic commission.
1140 To: Lord Burghley, 05 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.201r-202v. Summary: A report of a conversation had with Buzenval regarding the deployment of English troops currently in the United Provinces to France.
0255 To: Lord Burghley, 19 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/198 f.197r-198v. Summary: Bodley mentions those in England who attempt to slander him, and recommends that Francis Allen be made captain of a company.
1180 To: Lord Burghley, 29 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.284r-v. Summary: Informs Burghley that although the queen's instructions to deploy the troops have been received, there is still a delay, as the States' army is depleted in the face of the Enemy's.
0035 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.146r-v. Summary: News that the surrender of Groningen is imminent.
0935 To: Lord Burghley, June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.180r-v. Summary: A description of St. Aldegond, explaining his recent overtures to the King of France.
1371 To: Lord Burghley, 24 June 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 212r-212bv. Summary: Gives Burghley an update on the siege of Groningen, and is waiting for a reply from the States regarding the provision of troops and ships for France.
0383 To: Lord Burghley, 01 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/177 f.176r-179v. Summary: Concerning the deployment of surplus English forces to France, and Buzenval and Count Maurice's objections.
0971 To: Lord Burghley, 28 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.280r-v. Summary: Bodley reports on the military situation following the taking of Hemert and Heel.
1395 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 29 May 1590, Kent U1475: C18/1, fol.210r - 211v. Summary: Thanks Sidney for the Articles he has sent, but informs him that he cannot perform any action unless endorsed by the queen.
0419 To: Lord Burghley, 21 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/243 f.243r-251v. Summary: Concerning the mustering and reckoning of English forces under Sir Francis Vere and the remaining number in Sir Nicholas Parker's company.
0294 To: Privy Council, 03 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/295 f.295r-296v. Summary: Bodley's answer to the matter concerning the money owed to Lord Willoughby during his governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0136 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 20 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/135 f.135r-136v . Summary: Bodley has received an answer from the States regarding his instructions which is 'undecent' and 'malepert'.
0457 To: Lord Burghley, 28 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/64 f.63r-64v. Summary: Concerning the shipping required for the enterprise in Brittany, and the states attending the queen's decision.
0328 To: Lord Burghley, 08 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/272 f.272r-273v. Summary: Regarding the decision to be taken over Ostend, concerning Sir Edward Norris.
0214 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 10 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/142 f.137r-138v . Summary: Concerning the fortification of Ostend, and other military matters.
0671 To: Robert Devereux, 22 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/105. Summary: Reporting further information from Colonel Murray concerning how the King of Scotland is reputedly planning to distribute the money he hopes to receive from the States.
0786 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 10 October 1589, Longleat: MS Portland 1 f.139r-140v. Summary: Concerning the secret instructions of the Commissioners latey sent into France, and other military news.
0815 To: Lord Burghley, 10 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.148r-v . Summary: Bodley's complaint that he is not being kept acquainted with resolutions agreed between the States and the Privy Council.
0763 To: Robert Devereux, 22 February 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.104r-105v. Summary: Information from Colonel Murray about where the money secured for James VI will be distributed.
1110 To: Lord Burghley, 15 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.98r-99v. Summary: Reports his latest conversations with the Emperor's ambassador regarding the proposed treaty of peace, and that he has indicated that the queen will be unlikely to consent to such a treaty considering the past record of the King of Spain.
0878 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.179r-v . Summary: Report about the sconce of Rees surrendering to the Spanish forces, and other intelligence.
1064 To: Lord Burghley, 31 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.189r-v. Summary: Intelligence of the movements of the Duke of Parma, and the rumours of a fleet lying at [The Groine].
0240 To: Lord Burghley, 09 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/139 f.144r-145v. Summary: Concerning the untruths written in a recent letter from the States General to the Privy Council. Also, news from the military campaign.
1210 To: Lord Burghley, 20 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.276r-v. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
1203 To: Lord Burghley, 20 December 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.367r-v. Summary: Concerning his petition to return home, and that due to the States' assembly being adjourned, he has little to write.
0018 To: Robert Devereux, 10 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.38r-v. Summary: Assuring Essex of his intent to supply him with news and intelligence.
0922 To: Lord Burghley, 09 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.135r-v. Summary: Bodley warns of the lies and impertinence in the States General's latest answer to Queen Elizabeth, and mentions the siege of Nieumegen.
1278 To: Maurice of Nassau, January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.5r-v. Summary: Assuring Cecil that he will be ready to perform any service.
0064 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 25 November 1595, BL: MS Additional 15552 f.3r-4v. Summary: Regarding the States supplying shipping for preparations against the Spanish.
0958 To: Lord Burghley, 06 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.251r-253v. Summary: Regarding those of the Provinces' deputies who are ill-affected towards Queen Elizabeth, and the States' feelings towards the English and the French.
0696 To: Lord Burghley, 04 January 1596, Hatfield: MS 29/97. Summary: Regarding conversation had with Oldenbarnvelt, concerning the revision of the Contract for repaying the loan.
0076 To: Privy Council, May 1588, TNA: SP 78/18/110 f.226r-227v. Summary: Bodley's account of the King's answer to his message from Queen Elizabeth, who has rejected the offer of assistance.
0405 To: Lord Burghley, 19 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/121 f.117r-118v. Summary: Concerning the obtaining of the licence from the States to withdraw English troops from the United Provinces into France.
1358 To: Lord Burghley, 28 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol.164r-165v. Summary: Concerning the underhand methods of the States General, and the suspicions levelled against Ortel.
1414 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 10 January 1592, Kent U1475: C18/19, fol.174r - 175v. Summary: Asks Sidney to further his cause when Sidney returns to England.
0444 To: Robert Cecil, 06 June 1594, TNA: SP 84/48/255 f.243r-244v. Summary: Informing him that he has urged the States to equip their ships as soon as possible for the relief of France.
0314 To: Lord Burghley, 22 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/158 f.158r-159v. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
0190 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 31 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/264 f.269r-270v . Summary: Bodley confirms that the townspeople of Bergen op Zoom are, contrary to fomer reports, obedient to the governor and Burghers.
0486 To: Lord Burghley, 17 August 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/95 f.95r-98v. Summary: Reports his reception by the States after delivering the recent letter from the queen, and mixed intelligence.
0352 To: Lord Burghley, 03 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/172 f.172r-173v. Summary: Concerning the debt owing Captains Wingfield and Randolph of Flushing, and confusion as to whom should disburse it.
1253 To: Queen Elizabeth, May 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.100r-101v. Summary: Bodley returns to England without proper permission to secretly deliver the States' offer, which when revealed will earn him greater sway and respect with them, and with the Queen.
0797 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 30 January 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.32r-33v . Summary: Account of Bodley's diverse negotiations.
0713 To: Lord Burghley, 17 August 1595, Hatfield: MS 34/36. Summary: Reports his reception by the States after delivering the recent letter from the queen, and mixed intelligence.
1030 To: Lord Burghley, 17 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.130r-v. Summary: Concerning letters sent to the states, and the illegal election of Count Maurice to the government of Gelderland.
1051 To: Lord Burghley, 12 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.164r-v. Summary: Bodley's account of the progress of the siege of Groningen.
0262 To: Lord Burghley, 30 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/94 f.95r-96v. Summary: The States General and Council of State are sending a letter to Queen Elizabeth regarding the agreed exploit in Flanders.
1187 To: Lord Burghley, 14 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.323r-324v. Summary: Concerning the movement of troops, the freezing of pay, and the execution of mariners accused of piracy in Enchusen and Amsterdam.
1366 To: Emperor's Ambassadors, November 1591, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 190r-193v. Summary: Bodley's proposal to the Emperor's Ambassadors on behalf of the Queen and the United Provinces, rejecting any terms of peace with Spain.
1262 To: Lord Burghley, 11 September 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.133r-135v. Summary: While he waits for the Deputies of each Province to return with their answer regarding the payment of the loan, Bodley gives his opinion on whether they will honour the terms of the Treaty or not.
0041 To: Lord Burghley, 26 May 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.158r-159v. Summary: Reports the States' reluctance to send a portion of their troops to France.
0941 To: Lord Burghley, 14 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.202r-203v. Summary: Information from a recent conversation with Paul Buis.
1377 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 218r-v. Summary: Can report that the States are committed to helping furnish the expedition to France as far as they can.
0390 To: Lord Burghley, 26 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/268 f.271r-272v. Summary: Concerning the States General's forthcoming decision on trade and traffic with Spain.
0978 To: Lord Burghley, 28 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.305r-306v. Summary: Regarding Count Maurice's unsuccessful attack on Dunkirk.
1401 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 4 April 1591, Kent U1475: C18/7, fol.156r-157v. Summary: Concerning the deployment of troops.
0112 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 16 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/81 f.81r-82v. Summary: Regarding his conversation with St. Aldegonde, in which he defended himself against recent rumours.
0427 To: Lord Burghley, 03 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/1 f.1r-4v. Summary: Concerning the lack of authority among the states in taking the initiative to urge the provinces of Brabant and Flanders to turn against Spanish rule following the death of the Duke of Parma.
0301 To: Lord Burghley, 14 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/48 f.48r-49v. Summary: Various military intelligence, including news of the unrest in Niemegen, and a report of two ships which escaped from Cadiz.
0155 To: Lord Burghley, 30 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/206 f.207r-208v . Summary: The Spanish forces march to Geertruidenberg, and news of the ongoing siege.
0467 To: Lord Burghley, 22 February 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/50 f.49v- 53v. Summary: Report of the delivery of the recent propositions to the states, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland, and the death of Archduke Ernestus.
0336 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/353 f.353r-354v. Summary: Concerning the confession of Peter Corteken, and Sir Edward Norris' intercession on his behalf.
0220 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 08 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/27 f.27r-28v . Summary: Regarding Bodley's negotiations with the States about the fortifications at Ostend, and that Count Neuenahr is injured in an explosion.
0677 To: Robert Devereux, 14 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/120. Summary: A note regarding the secret Instructions of Colonel Stewart, as also sent to William Cecil, Lord Burghley.
0769 To: Robert Devereux, 04 March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.173r-174v. Summary: Encloses intercepted letters, and offers new intelligence.
1018 To: Lord Burghley, 10 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.108r-109v. Summary: Bodley has received the Queen's instructions to delay the disbanding of the English auxiliary companies until the supply troops arrive.
1117 To: Lord Burghley, 01 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.122r-123v. Summary: Concerning the deployment of surplus English forces to France, and Buzenval and Count Maurice's objections.
1134 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.181r-v. Summary: Regarding a secret message sent by the Duke of Parma to Count Maurice.
1070 To: Lord Burghley, 23 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.207r-208v. Summary: Concerning the appointment of a deputy to examine the States General's complaint against Sir Edward Norris.
0247 To: Lord Burghley, 15 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/279 f.289r-290v. Summary: News that the Enemy has increased his troops in the Groningen area.
1217 To: Lord Burghley, 28 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.291r-v. Summary: Intelligence that the enemy is raising troops in Germany.
0555 To: Estates General, 10 August 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/94 f.210r. Summary: The States General continue to request a written account of Bodley and Wilkes' answer to their objections over the articles regarding trade with Spain, which Bodley sees as a time-wasting tactic.
1238 To: Lord Burghley, 14 February 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.31r-v. Summary: News that the town and fort of Huy have been taken by soldiers of the alliance.
0024 To: Robert Devereux, After 24 March 159[3], BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.51r-v. Summary: Regarding theunconfirmed plan to attack Dunkirk, and other military intelligence.
1288 To: Maurice of Nassau, 14 February 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.22r-v. Summary: Reports that the Deputies from Holland and Zeeland have arrived, and he hopes to have an answer to the queen's proposition soon.
0376 To: Lord Burghley, 04 February 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/96 f.100r-102bv. Summary: The forces sent for France are delayed because of the lack of wind. Bodley suggests an alternative strategy for annoying the Enemy.
1285 To: Lord Burghley, January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.17r-18v. Summary: Report of his discussions with the States' deputies, including his private correspondence with Oldenbarnvelt.
0083 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 17 July 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/77 f.200r-201v. Summary: Despite the Duke of Brunswick's absence, Bodley has been advised to remain at Wolfenbuttel until his return.
0411 To: Lord Burghley, 19 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/179 f.175r-176v. Summary: Gives Burghley the details of how he has passed the queen's letter to the States.
0287 To: Lord Burghley, 27 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/198 f.198r-199v. Summary: Concerning the provision for the English military troops which are to be disbanded.
1420 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 11 August 1592, Kent U1475: C18/25, fol.278r - 279v. Summary: Regarding the levy of men in Juliers, and the military tactics at Groningen.
0450 To: Lord Burghley, 10 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/48/16 f.16r-17v. Summary: Various news, including the Prince of Anholt's visit to Count Maurice concerning a proposed union with his sister.
0320 To: Privy Council, 13 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/217 f.217r-218v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice regarding the request for assistance with raiding Spanish shipping.
0358 To: Lord Burghley, 20 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/211 f.211r-212v. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
1299 To: Privy Council, October 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.92v-97v. Summary: Journal of Bodley's negotiations, from January 1595 to October 1596.
0807 To: Lord Burghley, 18 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.117r-118v . Summary: Report concerning the siege of Geertruidenberg, how the fortification of the town has denuded the garrisons of Zealand and Overijssell.
0727 To: Lord Burghley, 25 January 1596, Hatfield: MS 30/15. Summary: Concerning Sir Francis Vere's recall to England, and the progress of the discussion with Oldenbarnvelt and the other deputies of the Provinces.
0848 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 09 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.10r-11v . Summary: Bodley is amazed to hear of the insolent speeches of the special ambassadors. Includes military news.
1037 To: Lord Burghley, 16 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.145r-v. Summary: Concerning the suit of an assistant of the recent Dutch delegation to England.
0232 To: Lord Burghley, 23 February 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/138 f.136r-137v. Summary: News of the taking of Breda by Count Maurice.
1090 To: Lord Burghley, 03 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.252r-v. Summary: Concerning the debt owing Captains Wingfield and Randolph of Flushing, and confusion as to whom should disburse it.
1195 To: Lord Burghley, 25 October 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.344r-348v. Summary: Concerning the number of 'strangers' within the English companies, and the obstacles facing the English troops heading towards Brittany.
0053 To: Lord Burghley, 14 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.176r-v. Summary: Concerning the movement of shipping, and the lack of instructions for Bodley since his return to the Low Countries.
1388 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1594, TNA: SP 103/35/112 fol.288r-289v. Summary: Concerning the States' reluctance to repay their debt to the queen due to the recent catastrophic series of weather-related floods.
0397 To: Lord Burghley, 26 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/53 f.52r-53v. Summary: News of the yielding of Steenwijk, and the tally of casualties on both sides.
0984 To: Lord Burghley, 14 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.339r-v, f.341r-v. Summary: Concerning the issue of Sir Thomas Morgan, the Governor of Bergen op Zoom, and his father-in-law's attempts to turn him to the side of the enemy.
1407 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 21 May 1591, Kent U1475: C18/13, fol.172r - 173v. Summary: Sends news of the death of the Count Overstein, and the lucky escape of Sir Francis Vere.
0612 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 28 June 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/55 f.127r-130v. Summary: Report on Bodley's reception and treatment at Elsinore by the King of Denmark.
0435 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/88 f.86r-87v. Summary: Sends Burghley a copy of a libel against the queen of England by the Pope.
0307 To: Lord Burghley, 01 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/97 f.97r-98v. Summary: General news, including the surprise of Deventer.
0344 To: Lord Burghley, 04 October 1591, TNA: SP 83/43/72 f.72r-73v. Summary: News that the Councel will return to the Camp, and the refusal of Groningen to join the United Provinces.
0226 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 24 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/210 f.210r-211v . Summary: The arrival of Monsieur Lect from Geneva, soliciting the States for aid.
0695 To: Robert Devereux, 18 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 25/89. Summary: Regarding the petition of Colonel Stuart, the taking of the fort of Huy, and the plans for the next military engagement.
0992 To: Lord Burghley, 16 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.29r-v. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the horse and foot bands, and the English contribution.
0829 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 11 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.222r-223v . Summary: Reporting that the Commissioners departed for England 3 days ago, and that the 'Placcart' is widely available in print, and the Lord Willoughby's answer is anxiously awaited.
0776 To: Robert Devereux, 05 June 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.231r-v. Summary: Reporting that Sir Robert Sidney has paid him a visit, and assumes that Essex had shown him a recent 'schedule'.
1024 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 28 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.119r-v. Summary: Concerning the relaxtion of the tax on English cloth, and of recent negotiations with Joachim Ortell.
0230 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 19 January 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/23 f.23r-24v. Summary: The appointment of a council to attend on Count Maurice, and the arrival of Agileus from England.
0894 To: Privy Council, 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.223r-223b.v . Summary: The States' response concerning the fortifications of Ostend.
1076 To: Sir Edward Norris, 19 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.216r-v. Summary: Bodley tries to elecit some response from Sir Edward Norris regarding the dispute with the States.
1223 To: Sir Edward Norris, 15 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.308r-v. Summary: A firm protestation from Bodley, claiming he has pursued the matter between Norris and the States with as much care as has been requisite.
1244 To: Lord Burghley, 14 March 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.44r-45v. Summary: Concerning the request of the King of Scotland for aid, and news of the surrender of Huy.
0034 To: Lord Burghley, 10 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.145r-v. Summary: Various news, including the Prince of Anholt's visit to Count Maurice concerning a proposed union with his sister.
0934 To: Lord Burghley, 13 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.178r-179v. Summary: Concerning the harsh task that Thomas Wilkes faces in negotiating with the States General.
0382 To: Lord Burghley, 27 March 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/169 f.272r-273v. Summary: Concerning the Emperor's Ambassador's bid for his fellow commissioners to be permitted to leave Brussels for the Hague, and mixed intelligence about English forces into France, and the marriage of Count Hohenlo and Count Maurice's sister.
0970 To: Lord Burghley, 22 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.279r-v. Summary: Bodley conveys news on recent letters from agents in France and on a visit by German ambassadors, and reiterates that he does not know the appearence of the malcontent said to be plotting against the Queen.
0418 To: Lord Burghley, 14 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/239 f.236r-237v. Summary: Concerning the movement of troops, the freezing of pay, and the execution of mariners accused of piracy in Enchusen and Amsterdam.
0293 To: Lord Burghley, 03 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/290 f.290r-292v. Summary: Concerning the additional protection of Ostend, dissuading the States from a peace treaty, and informing Lord Willoughby of the specification of the mercantile shipping of the Low Countries.
1426 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 17 December 1595, Kent U1475: C18/31, fol.263r - 264v. Summary: Concerning a recent letter from the queen to Sidney concerning the provision of his troops, and how Bodley cannot present it to the States if it does not mention him by name.
0135 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 17 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/125 f.125r-126v . Summary: Notes that the frequent threat by England to withdraw forces from the campaign will reduce confidence.
0456 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/58 f.58r-59v. Summary: Can report that the States are committed to helping furnish the expedition to France as far as they can.
0327 To: Lord Burghley, 31 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/264 f.264r-265v. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Mr Chamberlain to the post of Provost Marshal of Bergen op Zoom.
0212 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 20 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/83 f.82r-83v . Summary: Regarding the loss of the House of Heel, and other military news.
0670 To: Lord Burghley, 22 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/101. Summary: Report of the delivery of the recent propositions to the states, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland, and the death of Archduke Ernestus.
0366 To: Lord Burghley, 11 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/276 f.276r-277v. Summary: Reporting that another letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0785 To: Lord Burghley, 10 October 1589, Longleat: MS Portland 1 f.137r-138v. Summary: Regarding the assault on the town of Beek, in which Sir Francis Vere was injured.
0814 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.142r-144v . Summary: Report that the garrison at Geertruidenberg are in negotiations with the States.
0762 To: Robert Devereux, 22 February 1595, LPL: MS 650 f.97r-100v. Summary: Report of the delivery of the recent propositions to the states, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland, and the death of Archduke Ernestus.
1010 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 19 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.88r-v. Summary: Concerning Captain Medkerk, and the disbanding of the English companies.
1109 To: Lord Burghley, 23 January 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.95r-v. Summary: News that the Council of State has granted a passport for Bilant, the Emperor's Ambassador, to come to the Hague, and rumours that Duke Casimir and others have been poisoned.
1063 To: Lord Burghley, 24 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.186r-v. Summary: News from an intercepted letter claiming the Duke of Parma intends to head for France, and that extra enemy troops are expected from Germany.
0239 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 18 April 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/45 f.49r-50v. Summary: The States General has dispatched copies of Queen Elizabeth's letters to the provinces: Bodley awaits a reply.
1163 To: Lord Burghley, 29 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.258r-v. Summary: Bodley accounts for his whereabouts for the last couple of weeks, and reports intercepted intelligence.
1202 To: Thomas Heneage, 20 December 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.366r-v. Summary: Thanks him for his intercession with the queen regarding his petition to return home.
0016 To: Robert Devereux, 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba DX f.34r-v. Summary: Letter of petition to Essex, to further his suit to return home.
1277 To: Lord Burghley, 04 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.1r-4v. Summary: Reports on Oldenbarnvelt's movements, on which depends the states' answer to the queen's recent letters.
0059 To: Lord Burghley, 07 December 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.194r-195v. Summary: Returns Cecil's letters regarding the negotiation, and relates an account of his recent audience(s) with the queen.
0955 To: Lord Burghley, 29 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.242r-243v. Summary: Concerning recent exchanges with the States General, and the general feeling of the inhabitants of the Low Countries.
0404 To: Lord Burghley, 16 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/113 f.109r-110v. Summary: Concerning the States' proposed aid for France, and their proposition to the Provinces to that end.
1357 To: Lord Burghley, 27 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 160r-163v. Summary: Regarding an enterprise to be taken upon Groningen, and disagreements in Ostend that threaten that town's stability.
1413 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 21 November 1591, Kent U1475: C18/18, fol.200r - 201v. Summary: Concerning the queen's bid to dispatch companies from the Low Countries to Rouen.
0442 To: Lord Burghley, 26 May 1594, TNA: SP 84/48/230 f.230r-232v. Summary: Reports the States' reluctance to send a portion of their troops to France.
0313 To: Lord Burghley, 22 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/156 f.156r-157v. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
0188 To: Lord Burghley, 29 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/260 f.265r-266v . Summary: Recommends that the bearer Audley, brother of Captain Audley of Bergen op Zoom, be appointed to his brother's place, following his decease.
0484 To: Robert Cecil, 27 July 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/61 f.61r-62v. Summary: Requires of Cecil clarification concerning his instructions.
0350 To: Lord Burghley, 29 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/142 f.142r-143v. Summary: Bodley defends himself against the displeasure of the Privy Council.
0791 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 16 January 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.16r-v . Summary: Report of a conversation had with Paul Buis, regarding the offer of sovereignty to Elizabeth, and also the general attitude towards France.
0712 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1595, Hatfield: MS 33/30. Summary: Requests the payment of his allowance for the previous year (328 days in total).
0997 To: Lord Burghley, 03 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.60r-v. Summary: Concerning the extracting of English forces from the Low Countries to help the French in Brittany, and the suspicion of the common people of the United Provinces that this heralds the withdrawing of the English forces from the conflict.
0837 To: Lord Burghley, 10 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.279r-280v . Summary: About the arrest of Adrian Vasseur, and on his return from Berghen Up Zome, Bodley has managed to secure the release of the Wingfield's child.
1095 To: Lord Burghley, 27 January 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.11r-12v. Summary: Concerning the Emperor's Ambassador (Bilandt) and Bodley's advice to the States for dealing with his proposed Treaty of peace.
1029 To: Lord Burghley, 14 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.129r-v. Summary: News of the spring military campaign.
0877 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.178r-v . Summary: Concerning the suit of a Dutch captain, and military news.
1050 To: Lord Burghley, 10 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.163r-v. Summary: Informing Burghley that he has taken possession of the packet of letters and papers which concern 'Snowden' (possibly John Cecil).
1146 To: Lord Burghley, 09 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.219r-v. Summary: News of the occurrences at the camp before Steenwick, and the Zeland merchants complaint about the seizure of their shipping from Spain.
0261 To: Lord Burghley, 28 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/82 f.83r-84v. Summary: Bodley reports on the military situation following the taking of Hemert and Heel.
1229 To: Lord Burghley, 31 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.319r-320v. Summary: Regarding the propositions towards a peace treaty put forward by the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0906 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 12 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.37r-v. Summary: Bodley reports of Catholic Burghermasters in Bommel and of a new messenger come from Beek. It is believed that if the Countess of Neuenahr obtains control of the town she will surrender it to the enemy for her own gain.
0940 To: Lord Burghley, 09 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.195r-196v. Summary: Bodley gratefully acknowledges Burghley's patronage, and relates news that the Council of State intends to follow the military campaign from the nearest town possible. News of the siege at Niemegen.
1376 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.217r-v. Summary: Concerning the queen's request of the states for assistance with shipping and victuals for the enterprise in France.
0389 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/258 f.261r-262v. Summary: Regarding a secret message sent by the Duke of Parma to Count Maurice.
0977 To: Lord Burghley, 28 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.304r-v. Summary: Bodley sends Burghley copies of letters from the King of Spain to his ambassador to the Emperor.
1400 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 26 March 1590, Kent U1475: C18/6, fol.173r - 174v. Summary: Concerning the proposals put forward in Sidney's letters, Bodley is reluctant to approach the States before warrant to do so arrives from the queen.
0426 To: Lord Burghley, 20 December 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/377 f.370r-371v. Summary: Concerning his petition to return home, and that due to the States' assembly being adjourned, he has little to write.
0300 To: Lord Burghley, 05 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/13 f.13r-14v. Summary: News of military skirmishes, including the surprising of Westerloo.
0149 To: Lord Burghley, 19 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/157 f.160r-161v . Summary: Concerning the siege of Geertruidenberg.
0466 To: Lord Burghley, 05 February 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/29 f.29r-30v. Summary: Various news, including the delay in the States' answer regarding repayment of the loan to the queen, the German ambassadors for peace, and the fort of Huy.
0335 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/351 f.351r-352v. Summary: A report from a recent military survey of Hulst.
0219 To: William Borlas, 04 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/11 f.11r-12v . Summary: Concerning the rejection by Lieutenant Borlas of the request for a company by the Council of State.
0676 To: Lord Burghley, 14 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/118. Summary: Details of Colonel Stewart's instructions from the King of Scotland.
0821 To: Lord Burghley, 29 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.178r-179v . Summary: Account of the surprise skirmish outside Heusden, other military news, and information about Schenck.
0768 To: Robert Devereux, 14 March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.167-168v. Summary: Regarding James VI request for financial assistance from the States.
0861 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.82r-v . Summary: Concerning recent correspondence with the states, and the weak state of the forces in the Low Countries.
1116 To: Lord Burghley, 27 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.120r-121v. Summary: Concerning the Emperor's Ambassador's bid for his fellow commissioners to be permitted to leave Brussels for the Hague, and mixed intelligence about English forces into France, and the marriage of Count Hohenlo and Count Maurice's sister.
1133 To: Lord Burghley, 22 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.180r-v. Summary: Regarding the provision of forces against the Spanish around Brittany.
0246 To: Lord Burghley, 15 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/277 f.287r-288v. Summary: Requesting that William Gent and John Chamberlain be given the charge of conveying the next packet of diplomatic mail, in order that their business with Bodley may be expedited.
1237 To: Lord Burghley, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.29r-30v. Summary: Concerning the delay in the States returning an answer to the queen's proposition, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from the King of Scotland, and the fortification of Huy.
0023 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.50r-v. Summary: Concerning the proposed marriage between the Count Palatine and the eldest daughter of the Princesse of Orange.
1287 To: Sir Edward Norris, 05 February 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.21r-v. Summary: Promising Norris that he has been energetically supporting his case.
0375 To: Lord Burghley, 02 February 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/88 f.92r-93v. Summary: Confirms the news of Casimir's death, and reports that Bilandt, the Emperor's Ambassador has arrived at the Hague.
0963 To: Lord Burghley, 27 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.269r-v. Summary: Bodley conveys intelligence from several sources, including information on someone intending harm towards Queen Elizabeth.
1281 To: Sir Edward Norris, 12 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.8r-v. Summary: Concerning the calumny brought against Norris by Burghers of the States.
0410 To: Lord Burghley, 11 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/176 f.173r-174v. Summary: Reporting the delivery of letters, and informing Burghley that he has sent a messenger of purpose to Sir Francis Vere.
0286 To: Lord Burghley, 16 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/184 f.184r-185v. Summary: Report of the intended movement of English companies.
1419 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 2 June 1592, Kent U1475: C18/24, fol.276r - 277v. Summary: Concerning his recent dealings with the States.
0319 To: Lord Burghley, 13 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/215 f.215r-216v. Summary: Concerning the besieging of an enemy fort [Arnhem?].
0200 To: William Borlas, 16 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/181 f.193r-194v . Summary: Concerning the Spanish forces' latest attacks, and requesting Lieutenant Borlas to send 2 companies to the Cautionary towns for extra protection.
0494 To: Robert Cecil, 26 November 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/255 f.252r-255v. Summary: Account of the States' response to the queen's offers of assistance, and report of intelligence intercepted out of the Meditteranean.
0357 To: Lord Burghley, 16 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/205 f.205r-206v. Summary: Concerning a letter from Duke Casimir advising the States General to proceed carefully with the Emperor's Ambassadors.
1003 To: Oliver Lambert, 12 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.71r-v. Summary: Bodley's reply to Captain Lambert's request for clearer direction as to how to proceed in disbanding his garrison at Doesburgh.
1036 To: Lord Burghley, 14 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.142r-v. Summary: Various military intelligence, including news of the unrest in Niemegen, and a report of two ships which escaped from Cadiz.
1056 To: Lord Burghley, 28 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.169r-v. Summary: Report of the taking of the fort of [Opsterland], near Groningen.
0231 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 21 February 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/130 f.128r-129v. Summary: The Council of State agrees to a general muster of Queen Elizabeth's forces. Bodley mentions his suit to return to England for a month.
1152 To: Lord Burghley, 29 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.225r-v. Summary: The situation regarding whether the States will name Coevorden as the next town to besiege after Steenwijk.
1089 To: Merchant Adventurers, 03 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.251r-v. Summary: Bodley's assurances to the Merchant Adventurers that he will present their petition to the States when they reassemble.
0267 To: Lord Burghley, 28 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/175 f.175r-178v. Summary: Regarding Count Maurice's unsuccessful attack on Dunkirk.
1193 To: Lord Burghley, 10 October 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.337r-340v. Summary: Concerning recent discussion with the States over the attacks on shipping by pirates, and the withdrawing of Engish forces to be sent to France.
0006 To: Lord Burghley, 04 February 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.8r - 10v. Summary: Concerning the plans for the summer campaign.
1268 To: Robert Cecil, 26 November 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.206r-209v. Summary: Account of the States' response to the queen's offers of assistance, and report of intelligence intercepted out of the Meditteranean.
0052 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.175r-v. Summary: Can report that the States are committed to helping furnish the expedition to France as far as they can.
0396 To: Lord Burghley, 26 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/51 f.50r-51v. Summary: Reports the arrival of ambassadors from the Elector Palatine, to seek aid against the Duke of Simeren.
0983 To: Lord Burghley, 07 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.333r-v. Summary: Concerning the answer of the States General, long overdue, and the reasons for the delay.
1406 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 20 May 1591, Kent U1475: C18/12 fol.170r-171v. Summary: Mixed military news, including the sieges of Ostend and Zutphen.
0434 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/86 f.83r-84v. Summary: Regarding the intended marriage between the eldest daughter of the Princesse of Orange, the enemy's succour of Groningen and a misadventure at Geertruidenberg.
0472 To: Lord Burghley, 18 March 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/101 f.106r-107v. Summary: Concerning the request of the King of Scotland for aid, and news of the surrender of Huy.
0343 To: Lord Burghley, 30 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/60 f.60r-61v. Summary: Regarding the prevarication of the States General in resolving the issue with Sir Edward Norris.
0225 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 19 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/201 f.210r-202v . Summary: Vasseur's cause delayed due to the Commissioner's return from England, and Count Hollack out of favour with the States.
0694 To: Robert Devereux, 18 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 25/88. Summary: Explains the delay in his other letters as a result of the west wind, and concerning Colonel Stuart's embassy from the King of Scotland.
0991 To: Lord Burghley, 14 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.25r-28v. Summary: Diverse mixed intelligence, including information about the Merode family.
1023 To: Lord Burghley, 23 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.115r-116v. Summary: Concerning the provisions made for an enemy attack against Ostend, Sir Edward Norris' relationship with the States General, and recent correspondence with Sir Horatio Pallavicino.
1122 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.129r-v. Summary: Concerning forces to be sent into France and the Placart affecting the Merchant Adventurers.
0893 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.222r-v . Summary: Concerning the fortification of the Isle of Biervliet, which might provide a safe harbour for the Spanish fleet.
1138 To: Sir Edward Norris, 04 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.195r-v. Summary: Advising Norris to make his excuses and return to Ostend, and Bodley will then argue with the States in his favour.
1075 To: Lord Burghley, 09 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.214r-v. Summary: Concerning Sir Edward Norris, and the States' charges against him.
0254 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/110 f.110r-112v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
1176 To: Lord Burghley, 20 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.276r-v. Summary: Informs Burghley that the troops are ready to go for France, but the decision has still not be signed off by the States, and Bodley doubts that they will agree.
1243 To: Lord Burghley, 14 March 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.41r-43v. Summary: Reports the delayed return of the deputies because of the recent inclement weather, and other mixed news and intelligence.
0032 To: Lord Burghley, 11 June 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.142r-v. Summary: Details of the progress at the siege of Groningen, and the likelihood that it will soon surrender.
0933 To: Privy Council, June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.174r-175v. Summary: An annotated draft of points of consideration in response to the Queen's letters and the contract between the United Provinces and England.
1369 To: Lord Burghley, 11 June 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.208br-v. Summary: Details of the progress at the siege of Groningen, and the likelihood that it will soon surrender.
0381 To: Lord Burghley, 15 March 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/159 f.161r-165v. Summary: Reports his latest conversations with the Emperor's ambassador regarding the proposed treaty of peace, and that he has indicated that the queen will be unlikely to consent to such a treaty considering the past record of the King of Spain.
0969 To: Lord Burghley, 21 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.276r-277v. Summary: Bodley has delivered Queen Elizabeth's letters to the States General, and reports on their response and relevant news, including an update on the enterprise of Dunkirk.
0417 To: Lord Burghley, 13 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/237 f.233r-234v. Summary: Reporting the States' resistance to the queen's demand that the English horsebands be withdrawn.
0292 To: Lord Burghley, 23 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/278 f.278r-281v. Summary: Concerning the provisions made for an enemy attack against Ostend, Sir Edward Norris' relationship with the States General, and recent correspondence with Sir Horatio Pallavicino.
1425 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 22 January 1593, Kent U1475: C18/30, fol.288r - 289v. Summary: Communicates his frustration at not being permitted to return home.
0132 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 13 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/98 f.98r-99v . Summary: After modifications made to the oath, Bodley has been admitted formally to the Council of State.
0455 To: Lord Burghley, 21 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/56 f.56r-57v. Summary: Concerning the queen's request of the states for assistance with shipping and victuals for the enterprise in France.
0326 To: Lord Burghley, 31 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/262 f.262r-263v. Summary: Intelligence of the movements of the Duke of Parma, and the rumours of a fleet lying at [The Groine].
0211 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/50 f.49r-50v . Summary: Bodley has received the answer to his propositions from the States after much delay. Further news on the weak military companies across the campaign.
0669 To: Robert Devereux, 14 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/97. Summary: Reporting information had from Colonel Murray about the reason and background to Colonel Stewart's visit to the States.
0365 To: Lord Burghley, 10 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/273 f.273r-275v. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Mr [Thomas?] Winter.
0784 To: Lord Burghley, 27 September 1589, Longleat: MS Portland 1 f.135r-136v. Summary: Reporting the amendment of the titles accorded Count Maurice and other military news.
0812 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.132r-133v . Summary: Report that the garrison at Geertruidenberg are in negotiations with the States.
0761 To: Lord Burghley, March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.169r-170v. Summary: Reports delays caused by the weather, preventing the return of the deputies sent to Guelderland and Overijssel, and other news.
1009 To: Captain Audley, 18 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.87r-v. Summary: Bodley advises Captain Audley to delay discharging his troops until a formal direction arrives from England.
0854 To: Lord Burghley, 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.61r-62v . Summary: Report on the movement of Spanish troops, and details of Bodley's negotiations.
1106 To: Sir Edward Norris, 01 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.35r-v. Summary: That he has mentioned his suit to the Council of State, and that he has long expected a letter from Norris.
1043 To: Lord Burghley, 22 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.151r-v. Summary: News that the town of Zutphen has entered into parley with Count Maurice.
0238 To: Privy Council, 18 April 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/43 f.43r-44v. Summary: Bodley reports back to the Privy Council that the States General are still deliberating over their answer to the last proposition. He has not yet been able to communicate their points to the Council of State, but will at the next available opportunity.
1207 To: Lord Burghley, 16 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.273r-v. Summary: Concerning a letter from Duke Casimir advising the States General to proceed carefully with the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0273 To: Lord Burghley, 14 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/37 f.36r-37v. Summary: Concerning the issue of Sir Thomas Morgan, the Governor of Bergen op Zoom, and his father-in-law's attempts to turn him to the side of the enemy.
1201 To: Anne Russell, Countess of Warwick, 20 December 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.365. Summary: Gives thanks for her intercession with the queen regarding his petition to return home.
0014 To: Sir Edward Norris, 28 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.30r-v. Summary: Regarding Sir Edward Norris' suit to increase his forces.
1275 To: Lord Burghley, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.224r-228v. Summary: A lengthy paper giving detailed information on the States' likelihood of paying back their loan.
0058 To: Robert Devereux, October 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.193r-v. Summary: Has received his licence to return home.
1393 To: Lord Burghley, 26 November 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/122 fol.298r-299v. Summary: Concerning the possibility of the queen terminating the treaty with the United Provinces, and the States' response.
0403 To: Lord Burghley, 16 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/110 f.106r-108v. Summary: Bodley has received the new letters from the queen to the States, but has noticed that they contain a clause which he thinks may be detrimental to the sending of English troops to France.
1412 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 21 September 1591, Kent U1475: C18/17, fol.193r - 194v. Summary: Sends military intelligence, and requests his assistance should Sidney return to England.
0440 To: Lord Burghley, 28 May 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/143 f.114r-115v. Summary: News that Count Charles Mansfeld has returned out of France, and that the waters around Geertruidenberg have flooded.
0312 To: Lord Burghley, 13 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/138 f.138r-139v. Summary: Bodley's account of the progress of the siege of Groningen.
0186 To: Privy Council, 28 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/257 f.257r-258v . Summary: Bodley promises to ask the states for proof supporting their accusations against Willoughby on his return to the Hague, and offers his own opinion.
0481 To: Robert Cecil, 25 July 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/55 f.55r-56v. Summary: Seeks audience to discuss the matters outlined in an enclosed document.
0349 To: Lord Burghley, 29 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/140 f.140r-141v. Summary: News that a letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0711 To: Robert Cecil, 09 June 1595, Hatfield: MS 32/89. Summary: Explains that he is too unwell to make the journey back to England, and suggests that a replacement be sent.
0996 To: Lord Burghley, 02 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.49r-51v. Summary: The report of a conversation between Bodley and the Emperor's Ambassador, regarding a treaty of peace with Spain, and Bodley's 'private' responses to the Ambassador's queries.
0836 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 28 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.238r-240v . Summary: Report of his negotiations with the English companies at Berghen Up Zome, the plight of the Wingfield family, and that of 'my Lady of Kent'.
0876 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 30 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.165r-166v . Summary: Concerning the recent rift in North Holland and other military news.
1049 To: Lord Burghley, 06 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.162r-v. Summary: News of illicit naval practises by an English pensioner of the King of Spain.
0280 To: Lord Burghley, 16 January 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/48 f.48r-49v. Summary: Concerning the expansion of the English horse and foot bands.
1145 To: Lord Burghley, 01 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.210r-214v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice about the distribution and maintenance of troops.
0260 To: Lord Burghley, 22 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/69 f.70r-71v. Summary: Bodley conveys news on recent letters from agents in France and on a visit by German ambassadors, and reiterates that he does not know the appearence of the malcontent said to be plotting against the Queen.
1185 To: Sir Edward Norris, 09 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.290r-v. Summary: Due to the situation at Coevorden, Bodley informs Norris that the troops he requires are not available at this time.
1228 To: Lord Burghley, 22 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.317r-v. Summary: Reporting the delay on letters, and requesting his return homewards.
0905 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 06 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.35r-36v. Summary: Bodley conveys intelligence received of Monsieur Buis regarding the present state of the country, and gives an update of his discussions with the States General on the siege of Beek.
1260 To: Lord Burghley, 27 August 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.128r-v. Summary: Reports that since the imparting of his answer to the States' propositions, they have delegated members to report to Count Maurice and the Council of State.
0039 To: Lord Burghley, 24 June 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.156r-v. Summary: Gives Burghley an update on the siege of Groningen, and is waiting for a reply from the States regarding the provision of troops and ships for France.
0388 To: Lord Burghley, 22 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/252 f.255r-256v. Summary: Regarding the provision of forces against the Spanish around Brittany.
1399 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 23 March 1590, Kent U1475: C18/5, fol.171r- 172v. Summary: Account of Bodley's negotiations with the States regarding the deployment of troops.
0425 To: Lord Burghley, 16 November 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/353 f.346r-347v. Summary: Information about the composition of the fleet heading for Bordeaux, and the States' request for the English troops now in Britanny to be returned after a certain time.
0299 To: Sir Edward Norris, 30 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/362 f.362r-363v. Summary: Requesting the requisition of three companies of soldiers which were lately sent from Bergen op Zoom and Flushing.
0146 To: Lord Burghley, 09 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/110 f.113r-114v . Summary: Concerning Count Maurice's military preparations to besiege Geertruidenberg.
0461 To: Lord Burghley, 14 August 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/98 f.98r-99v. Summary: Concerning the movement of shipping, and the lack of instructions for Bodley since his return to the Low Countries.
0334 To: Lord Burghley, 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/349 f.349r-350v. Summary: Report of the likely towns where troops will be dispatched.
0773 To: Queen Elizabeth, 14 May 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.181r-182v. Summary: Bodley returns to England without proper permission to secretly deliver the States' offer, which when revealed will earn him greater sway and respect with them, and with the Queen.
0218 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 04 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/3 f.3r-4v . Summary: Recommending the bearer for some kind of reward for services to Queen Elizabeth.
0675 To: Lord Burghley, 04 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/110. Summary: Concerning the intercepted letters from Creighton the Jesuit, and the rumour of the discontent of towns under Spanish control, and their desire to join the United Provinces.
1205 To: Lord Burghley, 11 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.271r-v. Summary: Regarding the approach of the Emperor's Ambassadors, touching the Treaty of Peace.
0820 To: Lord Burghley, 29 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.176r-177v . Summary: Account of the surprise skirmish outside Heusden, and other military news.
0767 To: Robert Devereux, 04 March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.165r-166v. Summary: Encloses a recently intercepted letter.
0860 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 12 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.80r-80v . Summary: Regarding numbers of horse and footmen, and military news.
1115 To: Lord Burghley, 22 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.119r-v. Summary: Concerning Count Maurice's strategy to besiege Geertruidenberg.
0882 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 24 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.198r-v . Summary: Regarding the arrival and negotiation of Monsieur Lect from Geneva.
1068 To: Lord Burghley, 19 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.194r-196v. Summary: Regarding the ransoming of the Spanish prisoners, and Bodley's full account of military movements and the situation with Sir Edward Norris.
0244 To: Lord Burghley, 31 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/193 f.201r-202v. Summary: Bodley laments the delay of Lord Buckhurst's arrival.
1168 To: Lord Burghley, 25 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.263r-v. Summary: Bodley communicates the urgent requirement of the States General that Engish troops be deployed around Doesburg. News of the death of Fauma, governor of Heusden.
0553 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/89 f.205r-206v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
1236 To: Lord Burghley, 05 February 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.27r-28v. Summary: Various news, including the delay in the States' answer regarding repayment of the loan to the queen, the German ambassadors for peace, and the fort of Huy.
0022 To: Lord Burghley, 07 April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.49r-v. Summary: Sends Burghley a copy of a libel against the queen of England by the Pope.
0926 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.149r-v. Summary: Groninghen has expelled the King's governor and council, and entered into conversation with the States of Friseland. Bodley requests that a letter be written to Groningen from Queen Elizabeth.
1284 To: Lord Burghley, 25 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.13r-16v. Summary: Concerning Sir Francis Vere's recall to England, and the progress of the discussion with Oldenbarnvelt and the other deputies of the Provinces.
0374 To: Lord Burghley, 02 February 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/84 f.89r-93v. Summary: Report of a conference between Bodley and the Emperor's Ambassador, Bilandt, and the unlikelihood of the Treaty of peace being accepted by any of the parties.
0962 To: Lord Burghley, 23 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.266r-268r. Summary: Information from a former inhabitant of Dunkirk, offering information to assist in beseiging the town.
0409 To: Lord Burghley, 08 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/168 f.165r-167v. Summary: Concerning various monies owed to Colonel Sonoy by the States.
0285 To: Lord Burghley, 11 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/159 f.159r-160v. Summary: Notice that the States' answer to the recent Propositions has arrived, and is enclosed within this letter.
1418 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 26 April 1592, Kent U1475: C18/23, fol.273r - 274v. Summary: Reports that there is little news to report.
0318 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/203 f.203r-204v. Summary: Regarding military preparations for the attack of Arnhem.
0199 To: Sir John Conway, 16 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/179 f.191r-192v . Summary: Recent military news, concerning the Spanish forces at Bommel.
0493 To: Robert Cecil, 16 November 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/241 f.239r-v. Summary: Bodley requests that his recent title of 'Ambassador' be valid until his revocation.
0356 To: Lord Burghley, 11 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/194 f.194r-195v. Summary: Regarding the approach of the Emperor's Ambassadors, touching the Treaty of Peace.
0805 To: Lord Burghley, 09 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.104r-105v . Summary: Report of Count Maurice's skirmish with the town of Geertruidenberg.
0718 To: Lord Burghley, 22 October 1595, Hatfield: MS 35/87. Summary: Reports that the States have sent two deputies to confer with him over their answer to the queen's recent letters.
1002 To: Lord Burghley, 11 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.70r-v. Summary: Signalling that the answer to Elizabeth's recent letter to the States General has arrived.
0844 To: Privy Council, 09 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.3r-5v . Summary: Report on issues concerning the different translations of the Articles from the Queen, and on Lord Willoughby's cause.
1055 To: Lord Burghley, 22 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.168r-v. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
0869 To: Lord Burghley, 27 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.127r-128v. Summary: Reporting the amendment of the titles accorded Count Maurice and other military news.
1151 To: Lord Burghley, 25 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.224r-v. Summary: The arrival of Ambassadors from the Elector Palatine, regarding his dispute with his uncle the grand Duke of Simmern.
1088 To: Lord Burghley, November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.245r-250v. Summary: Bodley's proposal to the Emperor's Ambassadors on behalf of the Queen and the United Provinces, rejecting any terms of peace with Spain.
0266 To: Lord Burghley, 28 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/173 f.173r-174v. Summary: Bodley sends Burghley copies of letters from the King of Spain to his ambassador to the Emperor.
0945 To: Privy Council, 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.208r-211v. Summary: Bodley explains in careful detail the State's unsatisfactory answers to the Queen's demands, and reports his responses and the conference between them. He also discusses slanderous rumours which have been circulating.
1381 To: Lord Burghley, 14 August 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.222r-v. Summary: Concerning the movement of shipping, and the lack of instructions for Bodley since his return to the Low Countries.
0395 To: Lord Burghley, 09 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/19 f.19r-20v. Summary: Report of the progress at the siege of [Coevoerden], and the Zeeland merchants' complaints.
0982 To: Lord Burghley, 19 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.327r-v. Summary: Information about the topography of Dunkirk with reference to a map sent to Burghley. Bodley requests a cipher.
1405 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 29 April 1591, Kent U1475: C18/11 fol.166r-167v. Summary: Requests the loan of 'Brownist' books, and concerning his recall home.
0431 To: Lord Burghley, 22 March 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/62 f.63r-64v. Summary: Has received the letter for Buzenval and has forwarded it to Utrecht. Report of the siege of Geertruidenberg.
0305 To: Lord Burghley, 22 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/70 f.70r-71v. Summary: News that the town of Zutphen has entered into parley with Count Maurice.
0371 To: Privy Council, 10 January 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/13 f.13r-14v. Summary: Bodley writes concerning the inadequate mustering of the English captains, and what actions he has taken in this regard.
0471 To: Robert Cecil, 08 March 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/89 f.94r-95v. Summary: Concerning the monies owed to Sir Horace Pallavicine, and the affirmation by the Governor of Huy that the town will hold fast.
0342 To: Lord Burghley, 30 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/57 f.57r- 59v. Summary: Report of intercepted letters concerning the proposed peace between the United Provinces and the Emperor.
0224 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 17 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/181 f.181r-182v . Summary: Regarding the delayed reward for the bearer, with news of the siege of Rijs and the widespread munities.
0693 To: Lord Burghley, 05 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 25/18. Summary: Reporting that negotiations are delayed due to the States being at the marriage of Count Hohenlo, and the arrival of Colonel Stuart.
0826 To: Lord Burghley, Sir Francis Walsingham, 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.210r-v . Summary: Asking Burghley to afford a good welcome to the Commissioners, recommending in particular Valcke and Loosens but not Egmond.
0774 To: Robert Devereux, 23 April 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.119r-v. Summary: Concerning the sute of [Sir Horatio] Pallavicino.
0867 To: Lord Burghley, 20 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.119r-v . Summary: Intelligence that the Spanish king is in possession of a large number of ships.
0892 To: Privy Council, 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.219r-220v . Summary: The States' response concerning the fortifications of Ostend.
1074 To: Lord Burghley, 09 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.212r-v. Summary: Report of the taking of the town of Anholt.
1175 To: Lord Burghley, 19 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.274r-275v. Summary: Gives Burghley the details of how he has passed the queen's letter to the States.
1221 To: Lord Burghley, 11 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.304r-v. Summary: Reporting that another letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
1242 To: Robert Cecil, 08 March 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.39br-v. Summary: Concerning the monies owed to Sir Horace Pallavicine.
0031 To: Robert Cecil, 06 June 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.141r-v. Summary: Informing him that he has urged the States to equip their ships as soon as possible for the relief of France.
0932 To: Lord Burghley, 31 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.173r-v. Summary: Bodley's report that the insufficient forces available for the recovery of Groningen suggest that the Queen's letters be delayed until the enterprise begin.
1368 To: Robert Cecil, 6 June 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 207r-208v. Summary: Informing him that he has urged the States to equip their ships as soon as possible for the relief of France.
0380 To: Henry Killigrew, 10 March 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/143 f.145r-146v. Summary: Informs Killigrew of his desire to return home, and asks him to recommend that Gilpin be appointed as the other Councillor.
1294 To: Lord Burghley, 24 March 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.31r-32v. Summary: Reports that he intends to travel to Zeeland to await news of the States resolution.
0416 To: Lord Burghley, 06 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/230 f.226r-229v. Summary: Encloses the States' answer to the recent propositions, and notes that they will turn a blind eye to the movement of English troops. Other news, including intelligence that the Enemy is marching from Coevorden to Groningen.
0291 To: Lord Burghley, 18 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/257 f.257r-258v. Summary: News that the town of Ostend is under threat.
1424 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 16 November 1592, Kent U1475: C18/29, fol.286r - 287v. Summary: Concerning his intended return to England.
0130 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 12 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/92 f.92r-93v . Summary: Bodley has been admitted as counsellor to the Council of State but refuses to take the oath until it is modified.
0454 To: Robert Cecil, 14 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/37 f.37r-38v. Summary: Further intelligence about the siege at Groningen.
0325 To: Lord Burghley, 24 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/254 f.254r-255v. Summary: News from an intercepted letter claiming the Duke of Parma intends to head for France, and that extra enemy troops are expected from Germany.
0210 To: Lord Burghley, 09 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/25 f.25r-28v . Summary: Concerning the secrecy surrounding the States' answer to recent propositions by the English delegation.
0627 To: Lord Burghley, 11 July 1595, TNA: SP 12/253/12/ f.29r-30v. Summary: Requests the payment of his allowance for the previous year (328 days in total).
0363 To: Lord Burghley, 30 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/252 f.252r-253v. Summary: A letter in favour of Michael Dormer, petitioning for the company of the late Sir Coniers Clifford.
0811 To: Lord Burghley, 01 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.131r-v . Summary: Reporting the parley between the Spanish forces and the people of Geertruidenberg, and the number of Schencke's collusion with the Spanish.
0760 To: Lord Burghley, 14 February 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.110r-111v. Summary: Concerning the States' reply to the queen's demand for payment, and the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland.
1008 To: Christopher Kennet, 18 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.85r-v. Summary: Bodley requests Master Kennet to resume lending money to the English troops, countering the recent order by Sir John Norris for Kennet to cease lending.
0853 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.60r-v . Summary: Lord Willoughby's answer to the 'Placcart' is widespread, and other news.
1105 To: Lord Burghley, 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.34r-v. Summary: Reporting the state of the negotiations between the Emperor's Ambassador and the States, and regarding the forces sent for France.
1061 To: Lord Burghley, 23 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.183r-v. Summary: Concerning the request for additional shipping to be made available by the Councel of State and Count Maurice to defend against the Spanish fleet.
0237 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 28 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/266 f.262r-263v. Summary: Concerning the reduction in taxation by the Low Countries of English cloth.
1159 To: Lord Burghley, 19 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.252r-v. Summary: Concerning the obtaining of the licence from the States to withdraw English troops from the United Provinces into France.
1094 To: Lord Burghley, 10 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.269r-v. Summary: Bodley requests to return home, following the death of his father.
0272 To: Lord Burghley, 07 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/15 f.15r-16v. Summary: Concerning the answer of the States General, long overdue, and the reasons for the delay.
0013 To: Lord Burghley, 22 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.29r-v. Summary: Has received the letter for Buzenval and has forwarded it to Utrecht. Report of the siege of Geertruidenberg.
0919 To: Lord Burghley, 28 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.121r-124v. Summary: Regarding an enterprise to be taken upon Groningen, and disagreements in Ostend that threaten that town's stability.
1274 To: Robert Cecil, December 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.222r-223v. Summary: Requires of Cecil clarification concerning his instructions.
0057 To: Lord Burghley, After 08 September 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.191r-192v. Summary: Relating his negotations with the States regarding the additional shipping required for Brittany.
0954 To: Privy Council, 29 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.239r-241v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
1392 To: Lord Burghley, 22 October 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/118 fol.294r-295r. Summary: Reports that the States have sent two deputies to confer with him over their answer to the queen's recent letters.
0402 To: Lord Burghley, 15 July 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/100 f.98r-99v. Summary: Bodley has received the new letters from the queen to the States, but has noticed that they contain a clause which he thinks may be detrimental to the sending of English troops to France.
0988 To: Lord Burghley, 29 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.351r-v. Summary: News that the Emperor has sent ambassadors to negotiate a peace treaty.
1411 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 17 August 1591, Kent U1475: C18/16, fol.183r - 184v. Summary: Informing Sidney of the States' disatisfaction with Sir Edward Norris.
1308 To: Privy Council, 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.267r-v. Summary: A list by Bodley of the various letters, notes, petitions and instructions given to him before his departure to the Low Countries.
0439 To: Lord Burghley, 28 May 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/141 f.139r-140v. Summary: Informs Burghley that he has delivered the queen's letter to the Deputies of the Provinces, and has received his license to return home.
0311 To: Lord Burghley, 10 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/130 f.130r-131v. Summary: Informing Burghley that he has taken possession of the packet of letters and papers which concern 'Snowden' (possibly John Cecil).
0433 To: Privy Council, 30 March 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/76 f.76r-v. Summary: Extract from a letter of Bodley's concerning Sir William Reade.
0177 To: Lord Burghley, 08 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/194 f.201r-202v . Summary: Recommending Monsieurs Loosen and Valke on their arrival as Commissioners to England from the States.
0477 To: Robert Cecil, 25 May 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/187 f.193r-194v. Summary: Requests an audience with Cecil, and hopes for a warmer welcome than when he arrived back from the Low Countries.
0348 To: Lord Burghley, 27 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/135r-139v. Summary: Diverse news, including propositions drawn up by the Council of State for the regulating of sea traffic, and the people of Groningen unsure of which way to turn.
0710 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1595, Hatfield: MS 31/103. Summary: Concerning the states reply to the queen's demand for repayment, and his intention to deliver their answer in person.
0995 To: Lord Burghley, 02 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.46r-47v. Summary: Concerning the provision of English troops for the summer military campaign.
0835 To: Privy Council, 28 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.236r-237v . Summary: Bodley promises to ask the states for proof supporting their accusations against Willoughby on his return to the Hague, and offers his own opinion.
0780 To: Lord Burghley, 25 January 1596, LPL: MS 654 f.121r-122v. Summary: Report of his private and public dealings with the States, and a round-up of intelligence.
1126 To: Lord Burghley, 04 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.160br-v. Summary: News that the decision has been made to deploy Count William and his troops to attack either Oldenzaal or the castle of Grolle.
1048 To: Lord Burghley, 06 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.161r-v. Summary: Concerning the plan to attack Groningen.
0281 To: Lord Burghley, 23 January 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/70 f.70r-71v. Summary: Mixed news, including the proposed trading restrictions with townes under the Catholic League's control.
1144 To: Lord Burghley, 17 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.208r-v. Summary: Regarding the offer of a troop of soldiers from a man from Juliers, and the conditions attached to the contract of service.
1080 To: Lord Burghley, 04 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.223r-v. Summary: News that the Councel will return to the Camp, and the refusal of Groningen to join the United Provinces.
0259 To: Lord Burghley, 21 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/60 f.61r-64v. Summary: Bodley has delivered Queen Elizabeth's letters to the States General, and reports on their response and relevant news, including an update on the enterprise of Dunkirk.
1184 To: Lord Burghley, 04 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.288r-289v. Summary: Reports how the States requested that Bodley delay informing Sir Francis Vere of the queen's latest instructions to send troops to France, as they are worried that the Enemy will think their forces depleted.
0904 To: Lord Burghley, 14 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.30r-34v. Summary: Replies to several issues contained within recent letters from Burghley and the Privy Council. Bodley also requests to be sent home.
1251 To: Unknown, 28 September 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.66r-v. Summary: Concerning the decision the [Merchant Adventurers?] Company in London have taken, in relation to the Placart about the rate of currency.
0038 To: Robert Cecil, 13 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.152r-v. Summary: Signifies that the States have made an answer regarding their trade with Spain, and that Groningen are preparing their terms for surrender.
1374 To: Lord Burghley, 10 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 215r-v. Summary: Various news, including the Prince of Anholt's visit to Count Maurice concerning a proposed union with his sister.
0387 To: Lord Burghley, 21 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/250 f.253r-254v. Summary: Regarding the provision of forces against the Spanish around Brittany.
1398 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 16 March 1590, Kent U1475: C18/4, fol.170r - 171v. Summary: Concerning the movement of Sidney's troops.
0423 To: Lord Burghley, 02 November 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/329 f.323r-324v. Summary: Regarding the plan to ship the English forces to Jersey, and how his current instructions are to land the forces at Caen, not Jersey.
0298 To: Sir Edward Norris, 26 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/355 f.355r-356v. Summary: Requesting extra troops.
0017 To: Queen Elizabeth, 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.35r-v. Summary: Bodley seeks revocation after being in the Low Countries for four years, and claims that in that time the situation has vastly improved.
0145 To: Lord Burghley, 02 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/98 f.100r-101v . Summary: Mixed military news.
0460 To: Lord Burghley, 07 August 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/83 f.83r-84v. Summary: Informs Burghley that the States are waiting to hear what the queen intends to send in terms of shipping, for the aid of Brittany.
0333 To: Lord Burghley, 23 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/311 f.311r-313v. Summary: Concerning the appointment of a deputy to examine the States General's complaint against Sir Edward Norris.
0674 To: Robert Devereux, 04 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 170/111. Summary: Concerning a recent conspiracy in Scotland.
0766 To: Robert Devereux, 02 March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.163r-164v. Summary: Concerning conversation had with Robert Devinston, the Scottish Ambassador.
0859 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 20 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.79r-v . Summary: Diverse military news, including the loss of the House of Heel.
0881 To: Lord Burghley, 24 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.197r-v . Summary: Regarding the arrival and negotiation of Monsieur Lect from Geneva.
1067 To: Lord Burghley, 10 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.193r-v. Summary: Report that after receiving intelligence of enemy movements, the Low Countries troops have been divided between garrisons in order to assemble at speed where necessary.
0243 To: Lord Burghley, 31 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/191 f.199r-1200v. Summary: Bodley's report that the insufficient forces available for the recovery of Groningen suggest that the Queen's letters be delayed until the enterprise begin.
1214 To: Lord Burghley, 24 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.283r-v. Summary: Concerning a recent letter written by Duke Casimir, and other intelligence.
0373 To: Lord Burghley, 27 January 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/64 f.66r-67v. Summary: Concerning the Emperor's Ambassador (Bilandt) and Bodley's advice to the States for dealing with his proposed Treaty of peace.
0961 To: Lord Burghley, 23 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.265r-v. Summary: Bodley recommends the promotion of John Throckmorton following the death of his captain.
0782 To: Robert Devereux, 04 January 1596, LPL: MS 654 f.120r-v. Summary: Report of progress at The Hague, and bemoaning the lack of fresh intelligence.
0080 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 31 May 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/74 f.190r-194v. Summary: Report of Bodley's mission to the Duke of Brunswick.
0408 To: Lord Burghley, 01 August 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/162 f.158r-159v. Summary: News that the States require more English troops upon news that enemy forces have assembled in Brabant.
0284 To: Lord Burghley, 09 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/151 f.151r-152v. Summary: Report concerning the disbanding of the English troops in the Low Countries.
1417 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 9 April 1592, Kent U1475: C18/22, fol.240r - 241v. Summary: Concerning the situation regarding Sir Edward Norris.
0317 To: Lord Burghley, 02 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/184 f.184r-185v. Summary: Report of Count Maurice's attack against the fort of Emmen [Emmentil].
0198 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/169 f.181r-v . Summary: Concerning the reply to certain articles put before the States, and news about Schenck's recent exploits.
0355 To: Lord Burghley, 10 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/187 f.187r-188v. Summary: Bodley requests to return home, following the death of his father.
0717 To: Lord Burghley, 19 October 1595, Hatfield: MS 35/77. Summary: Bodley's frustration with the States' delay in returning an answer about repaying the loan, and a report of his conversations in that behalf.
0842 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 26 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.309r-310v . Summary: Reporting the arrival of secret letters from the special ambassadors to Barnvelt, and military news.
1099 To: Lord Burghley, 10 January 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.21r-22v. Summary: Bodley refutes accusations that he should have signified the fewer numbers comprising the English troops than had been previously claimed. The arrival of Bilandt, the Emperor's Ambassador.
1353 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 24 July 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol.134r-v. Summary: Military news, including the revictualling of Beek.
1087 To: Lord Burghley, 29 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.240r-v. Summary: Bodley defends himself against the displeasure of the Privy Council.
0265 To: Lord Burghley, 08 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/129 f.129r-130v. Summary: Regarding the surrender of the town of Steenberghen.
1190 To: Lord Burghley, 29 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.331r-332v. Summary: Reports that the States have sent 4 companies to replace the 6 English companies being sent from Bergen op Zoom to France. Has informed the governor to send the 6 companies away anyway, so it will force the States to supply more men.
0004 To: Lord Burghley, after 16 January 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.5r- 6v. Summary: Regarding the bearer 'Mr Brune', disorders in the Mint, and diverse intelligence.
1265 To: Lord Burghley, 22 October 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.192r-v. Summary: Reports that the States have sent two deputies to confer with him over their answer to the queen's recent letters.
0049 To: Lord Burghley, 28 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.172r-v. Summary: Concerning the shipping required for the enterprise in Brittany, and the states attending the queen's decision.
0394 To: Lord Burghley, 03 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/11 f.11r-12v. Summary: Incloses the States answers to the queen's request for troops to be sent to France.
0981 To: Lord Burghley, 12 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.314r-v. Summary: Regarding the practise against 's-Hertogenbosch by Count Maurice, and the delayed voyage of the delegation.
1404 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 19 April 1591, Kent U1475: C18/10 fol.162r-163v. Summary: Sends latest answer from the States General to the queen, and news of Count Maurice.
0430 To: Lord Burghley, 24 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/29 f.27r-29v. Summary: Regarding the bearer 'Mr Brune', disorders in the Mint, and diverse intelligence.
0304 To: Lord Burghley, 21 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/64 f.64r-65v. Summary: A further report of the siege of Zutphen in which Count Overstein was shot in the head.
0161 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 07 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/19 f.20r-21v . Summary: Regarding the involvement at Geertruidenberg of the persons mentioned of Sir Thomas Morgan and Lord Willoughby.
0470 To: Lord Burghley, 04 March 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/85 f.90r-91v. Summary: Informs Burghley that a third letter has been intercepted from Brussels, which suggests that there is discontentment in the Spanish camp.
0340 To: Lord Burghley, 09 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/20 f.20r-21v. Summary: Concerning Sir Edward Norris, and the States' charges against him.
0223 To: Lord Burghley, 12 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/179 f.179r-180v . Summary: Concerning the Spanish forces' taking of Rijs, and of mutinies and problems in the English military companies and garrisons.
0692 To: Robert Devereux, 05 February 1595, Hatfield: MS 25/15. Summary: Reporting a conversation had with Monsieur Valke, regarding Colonel Stuart's overture from the King of Scotland to the States General.
0825 To: Lord Burghley, Sir Francis Walsingham, 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.209r-v . Summary: Asking Walsingham to afford a good welcome to the Commissioners, recommending in particular Valcke and Loozens but not Egmond.
0772 To: Lord Burghley, 23 April 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.115r-118v. Summary: Concerning the states reply to the queen's demand for repayment, and his intention to deliver their answer in person.
0866 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 15 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.117r-v . Summary: Report of the movements of the Spanish forces, and the situation surrounding Groningen.
0890 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 21 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.216r-v . Summary: Report that the Magistrates of Utrecht have resolved to depose at least 2 of their ministers.
1174 To: Lord Burghley, 11 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.273r-v. Summary: Reporting the delivery of letters, and informing Burghley that he has sent a messenger of purpose to Sir Francis Vere.
1220 To: Lord Burghley, 10 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.302r-303v. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Mr [Thomas?] Winter.
1241 To: Lord Burghley, March 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.39r-v. Summary: Informs Burghley that a third letter has been intercepted from Brussels, which suggests that there is discontentment in the Spanish camp.
0027 To: Lord Burghley, 18 April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.71r-72v. Summary: Military intelligence, including the news that Sir Thomas Morgan is to be removed from the Governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0931 To: Lord Burghley, 30 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.172r-v. Summary: Bodley laments the delay of Lord Buckhurst's arrival.
1367 To: Lord Burghley, 01 June 1592, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 203r-206v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice about the distribution and maintenance of troops.
0379 To: Lord Burghley, 25 Februrary 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/124 f.127r-128v. Summary: Concerning the muster rolls taken of all the English companies, and that only Ostend's is still pending notification.
1293 To: Robert Cecil, 22 March 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.30r-v. Summary: Concerning the agreement with the States, and requests direction from the queen on how to proceed towards a final resolution.
0414 To: Lord Burghley, 05 September 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/223 f.219r-222v. Summary: Reports how the States requested that Bodley delay informing Sir Francis Vere of the queen's latest instructions to send troops to France, as they are worried that the Enemy will think their forces depleted.
0290 To: Lord Burghley, 16 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/247 f.247r-250v. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the Garrison of Ostend and other military items of news.
1423 To: Sir Robert Sidney, 24 October 1592, Kent U1475: C18/28, fol.284r - 285v. Summary: Expressing his wish to leave The Hague and return home to England.
0128 To: Lord Burghley, 11 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/71 f.71r-72v . Summary: Bodley has been admitted as counsellor to the Council of State but refuses to take the oath until it is modified.
0453 To: Robert Cecil, 13 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/35 f.35r-36v. Summary: News of the surrender of Groningen.
0324 To: Lord Burghley, 23 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/252 f.252r-253v. Summary: Concerning the request for additional shipping to be made available by the Councel of State and Count Maurice to defend against the Spanish fleet.
0208 To: Sir Francis Walsingham, 03 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/13 f.13r-14v . Summary: News that Colonel Martin Schenck has drowned trying to attack Niemegen.
0544 To: Lord Burghley, 22 February 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/110 f.286r-287v. Summary: Report of the delivery of the recent propositions to the states, the arrival of Colonel Stewart from Scotland, and the death of Archduke Ernestus.
0362 To: Lord Burghley, 28 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/240 f.240r-241v. Summary: Intelligence that the enemy is raising troops in Germany.
0729 To: Lord Burghley, 21 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 31/35. Summary: Confirms the proposals put forward by the Deputies of the Provinces in response to the queen's demands.
0810 To: Lord Burghley, 31 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.127r-128v . Summary: Report that the siege of Geertruidenberg continues.
0759 To: Anthony Bacon, 10 March 1594, LPL: MS 650 f.151r-152v. Summary: Letter of friendship, containing intelligence
1104 To: Lord Burghley, 25 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.33r-v. Summary: Regarding the musters of forces, and the Emperor's Ambassadors' arrival, with rumours that they intend to propose a treaty of peace.
1041 To: Lord Burghley, 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.149r-v. Summary: A further report of the siege of Zutphen in which Count Overstein was shot in the head.

Thomas Brune  

0428 To: Thomas Bodley, 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.

Lord Thomas Burgh  

1073 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.211r-v. Summary: Asks Bodley to inform the States that the matter of English troops receiving victuals from towns in the United Provinces has been resolved.

Robert Cecil  

1233 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 January 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.20r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for dealing with one of his clients, and informs him that the queen is displeased with the States' froideur.
0007 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 February 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.10br-v. Summary: Sends copy of negotiations with the States, and insists on continued goodwill between himself and Bodley
1297 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 April 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.39r-v. Summary: Extract of a letter outlining Bodley's directions on how to proceed.
1267 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 November 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.202r-v. Summary: Excuses his father's indisposition in not writing to Bodley, and writes to inform him that the privy council have met to ask Noel de Caron to signify to the states that the queen requests some assistance for naval defence.
0492 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 November 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/221 f.219r-220v. Summary: Excuses his father's indisposition in not writing to Bodley, and writes to inform him that the privy council have met to ask Noel de Caron to signify to the states that the queen requests some assistance for naval defence.

Lord Burghley  

1272 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 December 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.220r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the queen is not content to withdraw her demand of assistance from the states, and Bodley must meet with Barnevelt to resolve the issue.
0056 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.190r-v. Summary: Concerning the queen's efforts to resolve the dispute between Sir Thomas Morgan and the States.
0987 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.345r-v. Summary: Answering the various points in Bodley's recent letters.
0994 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.44r-45v. Summary: Concerning the dispute between Sir John Norris and the captains of the bands.
1027 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.126r-v. Summary: Regarding the siege at Ostend, and the States' failure to adequately defend the town, as well as Sir Thomas Morgan and Sir Robert Sidney's failure to provide troops towards the same.
0937 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.183r-184v. Summary: Indicating that he has read Bodley's letters out loud to Elizabeth, and instructing him and Wilkes on how to proceed.
0459 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 August 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/81 f.81r-82v. Summary: Directions to tell the States that the queen would be content to accept the assistance of 10 ships for the aid of France.
1213 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.280r-v. Summary: Concerning the movement of English troops.
1282 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.9r-v. Summary: Requires Bodley to request the States to permit the return of Sir Francis Vere to England to discuss the next military campaign.
1365 To: Thomas Bodley, February 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 188r-189v. Summary: Concerning the ambassadors sent from the Emperor to negotiate a peace treaty between the United Provinces and Spain.
1053 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.166r-v. Summary: Urges Bodley to persuade the States to join the enterprise to seize the Havana treasure in the Azores.
0046 To: Thomas Bodley, 31 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.168r-v. Summary: Encloses Bodley's license to return, and reports on the what the queen is likely to ask Bodley when he comes to Court.
0980 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.313r-v. Summary: A response to the copies of letters sent by Bodley concerning the King of Spain's recent correspondence with the Emperor.
0966 To: Thomas Bodley, 10 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.272r-v. Summary: Burghley explains why Captain Allen was not given the late Captain Smith's commission, and refers to other letters enclosed.
1289 To: Thomas Bodley, Sir Francis Vere, 18 February 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.23r-v. Summary: Sir Francis Vere brings his instructions along with this letter, and the stipulations for the new agreement.
0809 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.121r-122v . Summary: Updating Bodley on Elizabeth and the Privy Council's reaction to the siege of Geertruidenberg.
1102 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.30r-v. Summary: Regarding the suggestion of a general treaty between Spain and the United Provinces, and the queen's reasoning against considering such a move.
1092 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f. 255r-v. Summary: A quick digest of news, including an assurance to Bodley about his dealings regarding Sir Edward Norris.
1271 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 December 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.214r-v. Summary: Extract of instructions for how to deal with Oldenbarnvelt.
1141 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.205r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the queen has read his last letter, and approves of his dealing with Buzenval. Bodley should not aim to return to England until at least the end of the summer.
0458 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 August 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/79 f.79r-80v. Summary: Directions to tell the States that the queen would be content to accept the assistance of 10 ships for the aid of France.
1302 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 April [1589], BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.111r-112v. Summary: Regarding Bodley's recent letter about the siege of Geertruidenberg.
1012 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.93r-94v. Summary: Burghley relates the outcome of a meeting with the Commissioners regarding the unequal distribution of charges between England and the United Provinces; and the recent complaints about unauthorised piracy.
1112 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.116r-v. Summary: A response to Bodley's appeal for direction on how to deal with the Emperor's Ambassadors, the forces to be sent for France, and the States' issue with Sir Edward Norris.
1130 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.177r-v. Summary: Regarding a meeting with Noel de Caron regarding the provision of military assistance to France.
1211 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.277r-278v. Summary: Burghley's answer to three of Bodley's previous letters, including his request to return to England, and instructions on how to proceed with the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0923 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.138r-v. Summary: Regarding the enterprise on Groninghen and the vital need for secrecy. Lord Buckhurst will go to the Low Countries shortly.
0959 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 07 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.256r-v. Summary: Burghley recommends the bearer Richard Allen to Bodley's service.
1263 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 September 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.185r-v. Summary: Indicates that the queen demands that Bodley press the States for an answer.
0044 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.164r-v. Summary: Directions to tell the States that the queen would be content to accept the assistance of 10 ships for the aid of France.
0942 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.204r-v. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to dissuade the States General and the public from listening to arguments for peace.
0823 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.199r-v . Summary: Regarding Ostend, and the continued imprisonment of the Wingfield family.
1172 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.270r-v. Summary: Concerning the States' prevarication over a the word 'pourveu' in the recent communications, regarding the deployment of English troops from Steenwijk to Zeland and France.
0288 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/206 f.206r-207v. Summary: Concerning the dispute between Sir John Norris and the captains of the bands.
0496 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 December 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/281 f.281r-282v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the queen is not content to withdraw her demand of assistance from the states, and Bodley must meet with Barnevelt to resolve the issue.
0054 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.177r-178v. Summary: States that he has furnished Bodley with sufficient instruction, contrary to Bodley's recent complaints.
0985 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.340r-v. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Martin de la Faille.
1124 To: Thomas Bodley, 10 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.135r-136v. Summary: Concerning the aid to be sent to France, and the problem of free trade between Spain and the Low Countries.
1245 To: Thomas Bodley, March 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.49r-50v. Summary: Has received a number of Bodley's letters from the previous month, and replies to the points Bodley raises about his answers to the States regarding the repayment of the loan.
0098 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/78 f.76r-80v. Summary: Draft of the first seven articles in Bodley's original instructions on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
1011 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.92r-v. Summary: Concerning the overtures by the Emperor towards a peace treaty, and enclosing a copy of a formal answer to the Emperor which Bodley should use to exhort the States against the treaty.
1045 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.154r-v. Summary: Regarding the suit of Colonel Sonoy, and urging Bodley to press the states further.
1083 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.231r-v. Summary: Regarding the money owed to Colonel Sonoy by the States.
0030 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 May 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.123r-124v. Summary: Detailed instructions for Bodley on how to get greater military assistance from the States.
0822 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.195r-196v . Summary: Directions for Bodley to instruct the States to have special regard to the fortifications of Ostend, and asking him to try and secure the release of the Wingfield family.
0928 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.153r-154v. Summary: Informing Bodley that Lord Buckhurst will not be sent as a further English delegate, but that Thomas Wilkes will be sent in his place.
0964 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.270r-270b.v. Summary: Bodley is to obtain further details on the proposed recovery of Dunkirk.
0495 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 December 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/279 f.279r-280v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the queen is not content to withdraw her demand of assistance from the states, and Bodley must meet with Barnevelt to resolve the issue.
1004 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.73r-v. Summary: Burghley reports that his last few letters to Bodley seem to have gone missing. He urges Bodley to make strenuous efforts to persuade the common populace of the United Provinces against a treaty of peace with Spain.
1155 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.243r-v. Summary: Urging Bodley to ensure there is no hindrance or delay to the deployment of troops to France.
0473 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 March 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/108 f.113r-116v. Summary: Concerning the contents of Bodley's recent letters, and directions on how to proceed following the queen's decision.
1139 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.200r-v. Summary: Concerning the trade and traffic with Spain and the harm it does to the English merchants, and the opportunity to redress the martial balance in northern France in the allies' favour.
1177 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.277r-v. Summary: Informing Bodley of the queen's direction for the English troops to set off for Caen.
1044 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.152r-v. Summary: Burghley asks [Bodley?] to make enquiries about a ship carrying illicit materials from Englishmen in Spain.
1208 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.275r-v. Summary: Concerning the recent restrictions on the trade in English cloth set by the States, and the petition of the Merchant Adventurers to challenge it.
1394 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 December 1595, TNA: SP 103/35/123b fol.299v. Summary: Conveys the queen's response to his recent reports of the States' conduct.
1082 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.229r-230v. Summary: Regarding the dispute between Sir Edward Norris and the States, and a proposal to prohibit marine trading between the Low Countries and Spain.
1186 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 September 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.291r-v. Summary: Has heard that Sir Francis Vere and his troops have arrived in Zeland, but has heard nothing of the other bands.
0040 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.157r-v. Summary: Concerning the provision of troops and ships by the States to aid the enterprise in France.
1069 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.197r-v. Summary: Burghley notes with dismay that due to Bodley's instructions regarding Sir Edward Norris's actions in Ostend failing to arrive, no action has been taken.
1169 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.264r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the queen wishes the English troops which have been at the siege of Steenwijk to be deployed to Britanny.
0449 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/11 f.11r-12v. Summary: Concerning the provision of troops and ships by the States to aid the enterprise in France.
0806 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.110r-111v . Summary: Regarding Elizabeth's forthcoming letter to Bodley regarding the situation at Geertruidenberg.
0719 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 September 1595, Hatfield: MS 35/27. Summary: Has received Bodley's letters, and other matters
1382 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 August 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol.224r-225v. Summary: States that he has furnished Bodley with sufficient instruction, contrary to Bodley's recent complaints.
0827 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.211r-212v . Summary: Requires Bodley to press the States on the matter of fortifying Ostend, and that the Commissioners have not yet arrived.
1062 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.184r-185v. Summary: Concerning the release of prisoners. Also, asks Bodley to tell Sir Francis Vere to improve his handwriting so Burghley can show his dispatches to the Queen.
1160 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.255r-v. Summary: Complains that he has not received any letters from Bodley, and sends news of exploits by Verdugo and Mondragon.
0920 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.133r-v. Summary: Bodley is to refer a captain of the Low Countries, who has been seeking recompense from England, back to the States General.
0989 To: Thomas Bodley, 30 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.357r-v. Summary: Concerning the matter of Sir Thomas Morgan, Governor of Bergen op Zoom and his father-in-law's attempt to win him to the enemy's side.
1309 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.268r-271v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to respond to the dissatisfaction of the States General with Queen Elizabeth's answers to their requests of February 1588, concerning the matters of service money and cautionary towns.
0939 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 06 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.189r-v. Summary: Burghley writes to correct any previous impression he may have given that St. Aldegond is untrustworthy, or that the French King had stated as much.
1375 To: Thomas Bodley, 7 July 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 216v. Summary: Concerning the provision of troops and ships by the States to aid the enterprise in France.
0975 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.286r-v. Summary: Bodley is to send to England the contact who proposed a new secret enterprise against Dunkirk.
0101 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/88 f.86r - 91v. Summary: Annotated draft of instructions for Bodley concerning his response to the States General's dissatisfaction with Queen Elizabeth's answers to their requests of February 1588, concerning the matters of service money, cautionary towns and musters.
0448 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/9 f.9r-10v. Summary: Concerning the provision of troops and ships by the States to aid the enterprise in France.
1035 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.140r-141v. Summary: Directions for negotiating with the States to cease trading with the enemy.
1192 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 October 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.336r-v. Summary: Concerning the English forces to be withdrawn from Bergen-op-Zome
0005 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 February 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.7r-v. Summary: Concerning Mr Brune's report of the theft of English victual and shipping, and by a Scottish conspiracy to join with Spain in their invasion of England.
0050 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.173r-v. Summary: Concerning Bodley's continued employment in the United Provinces.
1022 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.114r-v. Summary: Regarding the defence of Ostend, and the proposed treaty of peace.
0968 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.274r-v. Summary: The Queen has signed letters to be delivered to twelve of the most important towns from the larger list Bodley and Wilkes had suggested.
1042 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.150r-v. Summary: Regarding the exporting of powder, munition and victuals to Spain and France, and that Bodley must request the States General to cease this practise.
1200 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 December 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.364r-v. Summary: Commands Bodley to urge the States to seize the opportunity created by the death of the Duke of Parma to take control of Flanders and Brabant.
1227 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.316r-v. Summary: A letter of reprimand to Bodley and Sir Francis Vere for not ensuring that the English troops sent to France were larger in volume.
0974 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.285r-v. Summary: Bodley is to facilitate the payment owed to Colonel Steward in order to prevent him from using his letter of mark in place of financial restitution.
1014 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.99r-100v. Summary: Sends an urgent resolution from the Queen regarding the withdrawing of her auxiliary troops.
1114 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.118r-v. Summary: Burghley is aware that Bodley has not received any of his letters for the past four months.
1167 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.262r-v. Summary: Concerning the lack of Bodley's letters to the queen and privy council, in regard to the urgent requirement of the French King for military assistance.
1234 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 January 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.22r-v. Summary: Updates Bodley on the latest news about the Spanish forces in France.
0447 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 July 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/5 f.5r-7v. Summary: Concerning the provision of troops and ships by the States to aid the enterprise in France.
1034 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.137r-v. Summary: Concerning the plans to surprise Dunkirk.
1054 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.167r-v. Summary: Concerning the removing of 'Mr Chamberlain' from the office of Provost Marshall in Bergen op Zoom.
1380 To: Thomas Bodley, 3 August 1594, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 221r-v. Summary: Directions to tell the States that the queen would be content to accept the assistance of 10 ships for the aid of France.
1021 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.113r-v. Summary: Regarding the urgent defence of Ostend.
1120 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.127r-v. Summary: Concerning the suit by Colonel Sonoy to have his expenditure defrayed by the States.
0967 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.273r-v. Summary: Bodley is urged to encourage new attempts on the enemy's territory, especially in Flanders.

Robert Devereux  

0775 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 June 1595, LPL: MS 651 f.223r-v. Summary: Insisting that the papers sent by Bodley were not viewed by Sir Robert Sidney.

James Digges  

0897 To: Thomas Bodley, 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.241r-242v . Summary: Remembrances for Bodley to solicit the Privy Council for letters to the States concerning the musters

Thomas Ferrers  

1131 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.178r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for his efforts on the Company's behalf.
1148 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.221r-v. Summary: The merchant adventurers are still waiting for an answer from the States General.
1084 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.232r-v. Summary: A petition by the Merchant Adventurers at Middleburg for Bodley to act on their behalf regarding their protestations against the heavy tax on English cloth.
1164 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.259r-v. Summary: Intends to send a merchant from the company in London to the Hague if necessary.
1147 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.220r-v. Summary: Is still waiting on the answer from the states regarding the decision on the trade in English cloth.
1170 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.265r-v. Summary: Regarding the agreement with the States General and the Merchant Adventurers over the 'tare' on English cloth
1370 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 July 1592, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 209r-210v. Summary: Regarding the tax against their trade, and suggestions of ancient precedents which might help the argument.
1129 To: Thomas Bodley, 14 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.165r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for the effort he has made in putting the Company's objections to the States General.
1100 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.24r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the merchant adventurers are sending their secretary to collect information about the progress of their dispute.
1028 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.128r-v. Summary: Petition from the Merchant Adventurers to Bodley, asking him to intercede on their behalf with the States General regarding the tax on English cloth.
1128 To: Thomas Bodley, 10 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.164r-v. Summary: Has received the copy of the letter Bodley has sent to the Company in London. Asks him to intercede in the selection of soldiers to be sent to France, that his kinsman may not be one of them.
1215 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.284r-v. Summary: Petitioning Bodley to further their cause with the States, sending further letters to support their suit.
1121 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.128r-v. Summary: Asks Bodley to solicit a meeting of the States in order to conclude their appeal against the tax affecting their trade.
1137 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.188r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for his letters, and asks him to ensure that the Committee they send will not be kept overlong at The Hague.
1150 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 June 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.223r-v. Summary: Concerning the delay in the States' answer to their demands, and Bodley's advice.

George Gilpin  

0476 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 May 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/167 f.173r-174v. Summary: Has heard nothing from Bodley since he left for England. News of the military campaigns.

Lord Charles Howard  

0994 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.44r-45v. Summary: Concerning the dispute between Sir John Norris and the captains of the bands.

Oliver Lambert  

1019 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.110r-v. Summary: Has received no pay for his troops, news of Verdugo's movements.
1007 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.84r-v. Summary: Captain Lambert has stayed his troops' march out of Doesburgh until further instruction.

Merchant Adventurers  

1125 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.160r-v. Summary: Concerning the taxing of English cloth, and the restricting of trade.
1129 To: Thomas Bodley, 14 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.165r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for the effort he has made in putting the Company's objections to the States General.
1101 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.24r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for acting on their behalf, and urges him to speed along the States' answering of the queen's recent letters regarding the taring of English cloth.
1132 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.179r-v. Summary: Urges Bodley to push for an urgent committee to decide the merchant shipping.
1100 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.24r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley that the merchant adventurers are sending their secretary to collect information about the progress of their dispute.
1028 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.128r-v. Summary: Petition from the Merchant Adventurers to Bodley, asking him to intercede on their behalf with the States General regarding the tax on English cloth.
1137 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.188r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for his letters, and asks him to ensure that the Committee they send will not be kept overlong at The Hague.

Sir Edward Norris  

1143 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.207r-v. Summary: Norris has received Bodley's letter of advice to return to his garrison, but has received recent information that he will soon be contacted by the states so is staying put.
0026 To: Thomas Bodley, April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.70r-v. Summary: Military intelligence about Geertruidenberg, and a request for more war provisions.
1157 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.249r-250v. Summary: Asks Bodley to advise the States not to withdraw the two companies of troops from Ostend to be deployed to France, and that he requires more money.
1232 To: Thomas Bodley, January 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.12r-15v. Summary: Excusing himself [for having a Jesuit among his troops] and recommending his suit to the States and the queen, via Bodley.
1286 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.19r-20v. Summary: Reports that he has followed Bodley's instructions, and has written to the Council of State.
1077 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.218r-v. Summary: Sir Edward Norris' reply to Bodley, regarding his dispute with the States.
1096 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.13r-v. Summary: Petitions Bodley to continue his efforts to mediate between the States and himself, regarding payments.
1269 To: Thomas Bodley, December 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.212r-v. Summary: Sends his good wishes to Bodley.
1123 To: Thomas Bodley, 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.133r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for his efforts to interceded on his behalf with the States, explains the necessity of the release of the English companies, and informs him of the latest actions of the Duke of Parma.
1261 To: Thomas Bodley, August 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.129r-130v. Summary: Apologises for not replying sooner to his recent letter, and news of a skirmish in which Count Philip was injured.
1222 To: Thomas Bodley, December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.307r-v. Summary: Concerning the dispute between the States and Sir Edward Norris.
0021 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.48r-v. Summary: Concerning military information obtained from intercepted letters, about the forces around Ghent and the sending of troops to protect Geertruidenberg.
1283 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.10r-12v. Summary: Regarding the calumnies made against him.

Sir John Norris  

0998 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.65r-v. Summary: Informs Bodley he is leaving for England.

Captains of Ostend  

1279 To: Thomas Bodley, 05 January 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.6r-v. Summary: Petition to Bodley to present their suit to the States defending them selves against claims that they intend to betray Ostend to the enemy.

Privy Council  

0951 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 24 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.231r-v. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
1226 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.312r-v. Summary: Concerning the number of mustered men who have arrived for the Earl of Essex's service.
0960 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 11 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.257r-v. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Edward Norris to replace John Conway as Governor of Ostend, and the cooperation expected from the States.
0195 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 June 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/67 f.67r-70v . Summary: Instructions concerning the Commissioners lately sent to Queen Elizabeth. Bodley is to ask for proof of the accusations made against Lord Willoughby concerning Geertruidenberg.
0909 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.40r-v. Summary: The privy council enclose additional directions on the taking of musters in order to eliminate the usual fraud and abuse committed by the captains in this matter, which Bodley is to convey to the relevant parties.
1127 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.163r-v. Summary: The Queen has received intelligence that the enemy will attack Ostend.
0583 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 October 1591, TNA: PC 2/19/2. Summary: Concerning a placard that is intended for publication in the Low Countries, on the subject of the States' answer to Queen Elizabeth's requirement that they don't transport victuals into Spain.
0566 To: Thomas Bodley, 06 April 1590, TNA: PC 2/16/581. Summary: Bodley is to reject the request of the states to requisition a company from Ostend, since Sir John Conway there is unable to spare them, being surrounded by the enemy and already with few men.
0598 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 October 1592, TNA: PC 2/20/75. Summary: Bodley is to insist that Parker's company go to Brittany as directed.
1040 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.148r-v. Summary: The Spanish fleet are in the Narrow Sea so England requires support from ships, which are to stay near Dunkirk.
1194 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 October 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.434r-v. Summary: Bodley is to insist that Parker's company go to Brittany as directed.
0011 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 March 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.23r-v. Summary: John Poley's company is to move from Berghen op Zoom to Ostend, after petition by Edward Norris, governor of Ostend.
0879 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.180r-181v . Summary: Touching the repairs of the sea breaches at Ostend, and the States' lack of response.
1311 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.273r-274v. Summary: Bodley's cipher.
0465 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 January 1595, TNA: SP 84/50/3 f.3r-8v. Summary: An extended account of England's involvement with the Low Countries, explaining the need for reimbursement.
1052 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.165r-v. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the Count Maurice to contribute ten ships to a raid on Spanish ships with bounty from the Indias, on the promise of a share of the treasure.
1111 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.115r-v. Summary: Concerning the accusations made against Sir Edward Norris.
0582 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 July 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/452. Summary: On the matter of a pension granted to Colonel Chester by the States General, and a suit made by Sir Walter Waller who has previously undertaken much of Chester's debt, and would like reimbursement. Bodley is to approach the States on Waller's behalf.
0885 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.207r-208v . Summary: Bodley is to speak with the States of Holland and Zealand, and if necessary with the States Generall, about the undervaluing of coin and the resulting financial loss to the Queen.
0248 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 24 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/308 f.308r-309v. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
0594 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 July 1592, TNA: PC 2/19/478. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the States General to grant allowances to Thomas Baskerville, commandant at the cautionary town of Rammekins.
1224 To: Thomas Bodley, Sir Francis Vere, 15 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.309r-v. Summary: Concerning a commissary who has not returned certificates or muster rolls on his companies, who is to be sent back to England to give account.
0009 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.14br-v. Summary: A letter in support of a suit requesting reimbursement from the States.
0856 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.72r-73v . Summary: Bodley is to ask the States for assistance in fortifying Ostend following stormy weather.
0839 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.295r-296v . Summary: Instructions concerning the Commissioners lately sent to Queen Elizabeth. Bodley is to ask for proof of the accusations made against Lord Willoughby concerning Geertruidenberg.
0581 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 July 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/394. Summary: The Privy Council claim that Sir Edward Norris has been falsely charged with abusing his power as governor of Ostend. Bodley is to defend him and reassure the states.
0862 To: Thomas Bodley, August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.98r-101v . Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0593 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 July 1592, TNA: PC 2/19/465. Summary: The Queen has received intelligence that the enemy will attack Ostend.
1057 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.176r-v. Summary: The Privy Council claim that Sir Edward Norris has been falsely charged with abusing his power as governor of Ostend. Bodley is to defend him and reassure the states.
0913 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.106r-v. Summary: Bodley is to reject the request of the states to requisition a company from Ostend, since Sir John Conway there is unable to spare them, being surrounded by the enemy and already with few men.
0575 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 10 August 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/856. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Sir Edward Norris to replace Sir John Conway as Governor of Ostend, and the co-operation expected from the States.
0604 To: Thomas Bodley, George Gilpin, 30 January 1596, TNA: PC 2/21/116. Summary: Privy Council summary of a letter requiring Bodley and Gilpin to assist merchants in the Low Countries.
0921 To: Thomas Bodley, 06 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.134r-v. Summary: Bodley is to deal with the town of Hoorn to recover the money from the sale of the goods of a ship taken from the Portugal voyage.
0580 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 June 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/320. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the Count Maurice to contribute ten ships to a raid on Spanish ships with bounty from the Indies, on the promise of a share of the treasure.
1016 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.106r-v. Summary: Bodley is to approach the States on behalf of the Lord Willoughby, who is owed over 1,500 pounds, but whose goods have been taken in payment for his own debts, despite the larger amount due to him.
0927 To: Thomas Bodley, 08 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.152r-v. Summary: Regarding restitution of the goods taken from merchants of the United Provinces by English subjects, and the former's trade with Spain.
1324 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1585, BL: MS Cotton Julius F VI f.68r. Summary: Copy of instructions to Bodley, advised to warn the King of Denmark that the House of Lorraine claim title to his kingdom.
0587 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 March 1592, TNA: PC 2/19/280. Summary: Concerning the accusations made against Sir Edward Norris.
1290 To: Thomas Bodley, Sir Francis Vere, 18 February 1596, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XII f.24r-v. Summary: Sir Francis Vere is sent to the United Provinces, where he is to inform Bodley of his task and obtain Bodley's assistance.
1161 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.256r-v. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the States General to grant allowances to Thomas Baskerville, commandant at the cautionary town of Rammekins.
0574 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 27 July 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/836. Summary: Concerning merchant ships from the Low Countries taken when coming out of Spain by Captains Frobisher and Hawkins.
0603 To: Thomas Bodley, George Gilpin, 21 December 1595, TNA: PC 2/21/79. Summary: Bodley is to assist William Beale in his supplying of match to the Queen's army.
0567 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 June 1589, TNA: PC 2/16/76 . Summary: Instructions concerning the Commissioners lately sent to Queen Elizabeth. Bodley is to ask for proof of the accusations made against Lord Willoughby concerning Geertruidenberg.
1081 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.227r-v. Summary: Concerning a placard that is intended for publication in the Low Countries, on the subject of the States' answer to Queen Elizabeth's requirement that they don't transport victuals into Spain.
0579 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 May 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/277. Summary: Bodley is to ask Holland for assistance repelling Spanish attempts.
0911 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.97r-98v. Summary: Bodley is to convey the Queen's displeasure at their ungrateful and hard dealing, and gives instructions regarding soldiers' pay in victual and clothing.
0253 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 26 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/102 f.102r-103v. Summary: Concerning merchant ships from the Low Countries taken when coming out of Spain by Captains Frobisher and Hawkins.
0572 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 23 June 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/782. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
0600 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 March 1593, TNA: PC 2/20/265. Summary: Bodley is to aid the movement of Sir John Poley's company from Berghen op Zoom to Ostend.
0102 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/94 f.92r-93v. Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0561 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 May 1589, TNA: PC 2/15/461 . Summary: Instructions for Bodley to demand proof of the accusations against Lord Willoughby.
0578 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 February 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/141. Summary: Bodley is to approach the States on behalf of the Lord Willoughby, who is owed over 1,500 pounds, but whose goods have been taken in payment for his own debts, despite the larger amount due to him.
1364 To: Thomas Bodley, December 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol.187r-v. Summary: Bodley's cipher
0490 To: Thomas Bodley, October 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/213 f.213r-214v. Summary: The Queen praises Bodley and gives him further instructions on his dealings with the States.
0910 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.84r-85v. Summary: Bodley is to convey the displeasure of the Queen concerning a new taxation on cloth imposed by the States, as alerted to the Privy Council by the Merchant Adventurers.
0585 To: Sir Francis Vere, Thomas Bodley, 15 December 1591, TNA: PC 2/19/99. Summary: Concerning a commissary who has not returned certificates or muster rolls on his companies, who is to be sent back to England to give account.
0571 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 May 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/692. Summary: Bodley is to deal with the town of Hoorn to recover the money from the sale of the goods of a ship taken from the Portugal voyage.
0599 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 March 1593, TNA: PC 2/20/261. Summary: Bodley is to deliver the Queen's letter to the States, regarding the reimbursing of William Reade.

Queen Elizabeth  

1093 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.266r-267v. Summary: Bodley is to require that English troops currently in the Low Countries be diverted to aid the King of France, on promise that the numbers will be replenished in the united provinces once the exploit against Rouen is over.
0099 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/83 f.81r-83v. Summary: Unfinished copy of draft articles from Bodley's first official instructions on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0653 To: Thomas Bodley, 21 August 1592, Hatfield: MS 21/63 f.63r-64v. Summary: Regarding troops to be sent into France.
0216 To: Thomas Bodley, September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/238 f.238r - 240v . Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0479 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 July 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/46 f.46r-48v. Summary: Bodley is to continue to press the States to repaying some of their debt to the English crown.
0045 To: Thomas Bodley, 30 August 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.167r-v. Summary: Bodley is granted permission to return home, before which he is to advise how best to pursue England's reimbursement by the States General.
0824 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.200r-201v . Summary: Bodley is to inform the States General that they must take control of Ostend as its fortification and upkeep have proved too costly for the Queen.
0249 To: Thomas Bodley, June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/319 f.319r-320v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to work with and advise Thomas Wilkes, sent from England to the States General.
0091 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/27/224 f.220r-221v. Summary: Copy of instructions for Bodley to respond to the dissatisfaction of the States General with Queen Elizabeth's answers to their requests of February 1588, concerning the matters of service money, cautionary towns and musters.
0289 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/208 f.208r-212v. Summary: Bodley is congratulated on his good service. Ambassadors have arrived from the Emperor to offer peace in the King of Spain's name. Bodley is to dissuade any assent to this.
1387 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1589, TNA: 12576.13. Summary: Following the loss of Geertruidenberg, the Queen will send a nobleman to treat with the States General on the matter of keeping the states united under the government.
0950 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 22 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.229r-230v. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to defend the cases of three captains who have petitioned the Queen about their service in the United Provinces.
0986 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.343r-344v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley, including comments on the lack of maintenance and defence of Ostend. The Queen threatens denying future favour if the States continue to deny and delay demands made of them.
1307 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.264r-266v. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0832 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.231r-232v . Summary: Concerning discontent in Berghen over Thomas Morgan's governorship.
1225 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.310r-v. Summary: Bodley is praised for his loyal service and assured that it will not be forgotten.
0656 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 September 1590, Hatfield: MS 167/96. Summary: Bodley is to encourage immediate incursions into Enemy territory on the opportunity of the Duke of Parma's troops being diverted into France.
0098 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/78 f.76r-80v. Summary: Draft of the first seven articles in Bodley's original instructions on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0625 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 August 1592, TNA: SP 12/242/118 f.210r-v. Summary: One hundred horsemen are to be added to the troops going into France, to be made up from either Nicholas Parker or John Poley's bands.
0077 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/64 f.170r-173v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to go to Denmark, and to visit the Duke of Brunswick and deliver letters en route.
0799 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.46r-47v . Summary: Following the loss of Geertruidenberg, the Queen will send a nobleman to treat with the States General on the matter of keeping the states united under the government.
0263 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/117 f.117r-118v. Summary: Regarding deployment of men to Ostend and for an exploit in Flanders. Bodley is to secretly investigate the viability of this exploit.
0030 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 May 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.123r-124v. Summary: Detailed instructions for Bodley on how to get greater military assistance from the States.
0157 To: Thomas Bodley, March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/227 f.227r-228v . Summary: Notes for a letter to Bodley concerning Geertruidenberg.
0965 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 10 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.271r-v. Summary: Bodley is to encourage immediate incursions into Enemy territory on the opportunity of the Duke of Parma's troops being diverted into France.
1336 To: Johan Fortescue, 04 May 1595, BL: MS Cotton Vespasian F IX f.151r-v. Summary: Warrant for the allowances to be made to Bodley, upon his going to negociate with the states of the Low countries
0400 To: Thomas Bodley, 30 June 1592, TNA: SP 84/45/59 f.59r-60v. Summary: Directions to Bodley regarding extra forces to be made ready to be sent to France, and complaints made by merchants over piracy by English ships
1179 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.283r-v. Summary: One hundred horsemen are to be added to the troops going into France, to be made up from either Nicholas Parker or John Poley's bands.
0655 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 12 July 1590, Hatfield: MS 167/81. Summary: Instructions ordering Bodley and Wilkes to present Monsieur Sonoy's cause to the States General, Council of State and if possible to Count Maurice.
0624 To: Thomas Bodley, 26 August 1592, TNA: SP 12/242/117 f.208r-209v. Summary: One hundred horsemen are to be added to the troops going into France, to be made up from either Nicholas Parker or John Poley's bands.
0367 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/278 f.278r-279v. Summary: Bodley is praised for his loyal service and assured that it will not be forgotten.
0275 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/91 f.91r-93v. Summary: Notes on bands to be taken out of Holland in aid of the French King in order to expel the Spanish from Brittany.
1310 To: English officials, 20 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.272r-v. Summary: Bodley's passport for his departure to the Low Countries as ambassador to The Hague.
0463 To: Thomas Bodley, December 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/289 f.289r-v. Summary: Credit for Bodley
0268 To: Thomas Bodley, 30 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/183 f.183r-184v. Summary: Regarding deployment of men to Ostend and for an exploit in Flanders. Bodley is to secretly investigate the viability of this exploit.
0947 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 20 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.219r-220v. Summary: Instructions ordering Bodley and Wilkes to present Monsieur Sonoy's cause to the States General, Council of State and if possible to Count Maurice.
0391 To: Thomas Bodley, 07 May 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/286 f.286r-287v. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the States of the necessity of sending troops out of the Low Countries to aid the French King.
1178 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 August 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.279r-280v. Summary: Regarding troops to be sent into France.
0274 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/89 f.89r-90v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley, including comments on the lack of maintenance and defence of Ostend. The Queen threatens denying future favour if the States continue to deny and delay demands made of them.
0063 To: Thomas Bodley, 11 August 1588, BL: MS Cotton Nero B III f.256r-257r. Summary: A copy of instructions for Bodley on the subject of intelligence on the Spanish fleet and concerning his negotiation with the King and Governors of Denmark.
0462 To: Thomas Bodley, December 1594, TNA: SP 84/49/277 f.277r-282v. Summary: An extended account of England's involvement with the Low Countries, explaining the need for reimbursement.
1231 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 January 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.11r-v. Summary: Warrant for Bodley's diet and entertainment of 40 shillings per day.
0103 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/98 f.96r-96bv. Summary: Notes summarizing Bodley's first instructions on his going into the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0029 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 May 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.122r-v. Summary: Bodley is to ask for military assistance against the Spanish with the threat that if left unchecked the Spanish will dominate trade westwards.
1103 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.31r-v. Summary: The Queen writes to demand that Charles Chamberlen be restored to his former place as Provost Marshall at Berghen Op Zoom, since he has been replaced by one of lower status. The soldier who replaced him is to be found another position.
0082 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/66 f.176r-177v. Summary: Draft of some of the points included in Bodley's instructions concerning his visit to the Duke of Brunswick.
0912 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.101r-102v. Summary: Bodley is to dissuade the States General from proceeding further with their secret unilateral siege of Geertruidenberg and instead to use non-violent means to prevent the town from converting to the enemy.
0306 To: Thomas Bodley, May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/85 f.85r-86v. Summary: Bodley is to require that English troops currently in the Low Countries be diverted to aid the King of France, on promise that the numbers will be replenished in the United Provinces once the exploit against Rouen is over.
0386 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 April 1592, TNA: SP 84/44/244 f.244r-245v. Summary: Bodley is given permission to return home on the death of his father.
0167 To: Thomas Bodley, c.12 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/57 f.57r-v . Summary: Following the loss of Geertruidenberg, the Queen will send a nobleman to treat with the States General on the matter of keeping the states united under the government.
0097 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/75 f.73r-75v. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0061 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 April 1585, BL: MS Cotton Nero B III f.202r-205v. Summary: A copy of instructions for Bodley to go to Denmark and visit the Duke of Brunswick en route, to try and persuade him to enter into a protestant confederation.
0441 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 May 1594, TNA: SP 84/48/185 f.185r-188v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley regarding the levying of troops.
1230 To: Thomas Bodley, 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.3r-6v. Summary: An extended account of England's involvement with the Low Countries, explaining the need for reimbursement.
0028 To: Thomas Bodley, After 10 April 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba DX f.73r-v. Summary: The Queen grants Bodley permission to return home to deal with personal business following his father's death. Bodley is to write instructions for George Gilpin who will hold his post.
1015 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.102r-105v. Summary: Bodley is congratulated on his good service. Ambassadors have arrived from the Emperor to offer peace in the King of Spain's name. Bodley is to dissuade any assent to this.
0491 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 November 1595, TNA: SP 84/51/215 f.215r - 216v. Summary: Bodley is praised for not giving in to the State's argument. Letters to the Queen and her council are described, and Bodley is instructed how to respond.
1266 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 November 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.198r-199v. Summary: Bodley is praised for not giving in to the State's argument. Letters to the Queen and her council are described, and Bodley is instructed how to respond.
0607 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 April 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/46 f.112r-113v. Summary: An extract of instructions for Bodley's negotiation in Denmark, comprising a set of points to be made to the King of Denmark in order to persuade him to commit to the Protestant cause.
0166 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/55 f.55r-56v . Summary: Bodley is to repeat the Queen's displeasure concerning Geertruidenberg.
1153 To: Thomas Bodley, 01 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.228r-v. Summary: Directions to Bodley regarding extra forces to be made ready to be sent to France, and complaints made by merchants over piracy by English ships.
0990 To: Thomas Bodley, 06 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.24r-v. Summary: The Queen sends Sir John Norris following her decision to divert some troops from the Low Countries against the King of Spain in Brittany.
1204 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 December 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.369r-v. Summary: Bodley is to advance the interests of Colonel Sonoy more strongly.
0938 To: Thomas Bodley, 18 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.186r-v. Summary: Bodley is to assist Wilkes in his mission, and is congratulated for his good service.
0750 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 January 1597, Hatfield: MS 173/1. Summary: Regarding troops to be sent to the French King. John Norris is sent over to facilitate this.
0217 To: Thomas Bodley, September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/247 f.247r-248v . Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0925 To: Thomas Bodley, 12 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.141r-v. Summary: Warrant authorising Bodley to convey the Queen's letters and support to the town of Groningen, whose burghesses have entered into secret intelligence with Bodley as they are considering rejecting Spanish control.
1256 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 July 1595, BL: MS Cotton Galba D XI f.120r-121v. Summary: Bodley is to continue to press the States to repaying some of their debt to the English crown.
0606 To: Thomas Bodley, 17 April 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/45 f.108r-111v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to go to Denmark and visit the Duke of Brunswick en route, to try and persuade him to enter into a protestant confederation.
0047 To: Thomas Bodley, 22 July 1594, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.169r-170v. Summary: Instructions given to Bodley on his return to the States, concerning their unfavourable reply. Bodley is given licence to use his own judgement.
1142 To: Thomas Bodley, 09 May 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.206r-v. Summary: Bodley is to persuade the States of the necessity of sending troops out of the Low Countries to aid the French King.
0251 To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, 22 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/93 f.93r-94v. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to defend the cases of three captains who have petitioned the Queen about their service in the United Provinces.

Richard Saltenstall  

1101 To: Thomas Bodley, 16 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.24r-v. Summary: Thanks Bodley for acting on their behalf, and urges him to speed along the States' answering of the queen's recent letters regarding the taring of English cloth.

George Setherton  

1125 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 July 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.160r-v. Summary: Concerning the taxing of English cloth, and the restricting of trade.

K Van Doma  

0010 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 September 1593, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.22r-v. Summary: Appeal to Bodley and the rest of the Council of State that their charges might be eased.

Sir Francis Vere  

0699 To: Robert Devereux, 25 June 1595, Hatfield: MS 33/4. Summary: Intelligence, Bodley's 'overture' to the Queen not embraced

Sir Francis Walsingham  

1307 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.264r-266v. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0176 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/151 f.155r-156v . Summary: Concerning the urgent need for Ostend to be adequately fortified.
0833 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.233r-234v . Summary: Reporting that the Commissioners have arrived and are to have audience today.
0900 To: Thomas Bodley, 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.285r-286v . Summary: List of points to be undertaken by Bodley.
1303 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 April [1589], BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.134r-v. Summary: Bodley sends a copy of the propositions made by Monsieur Ortell to the Lords of the Privy Council.
1312 To: English officials, 28 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.275r-v. Summary: An extension of Bodley's passport by Francis Walsingham, emphasising his right to assistance abroad.
0841 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.307r-308v . Summary: Urging Bodley to push the States for an answer to the English demands, and that there have been 'hot' words between the Lords of the Council and the States' special ambassadors.
0808 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.119r-120v . Summary: Introducing Monsieur Caron as the bearer, who is authorised to mediate on Elizabeth's behalf between her and the States.
0907 To: Thomas Bodley, 15 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.38r-v. Summary: Walsingham conveys the positive response given to Bodley's last dispatches, but informs him that despite his efforts Queen Elizabeth does not look favourably on Bodley's request to return home for a few months.
0884 To: Thomas Bodley, July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.202r-203v . Summary: Concerning the withdrawal of troops serving in the Low Countries and allocating them to the service of Portugal instead.
1340 To: Thomas Bodley, 15th November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/96 f.94r-95v. Summary: Copy of the first four paragraphs of Bodley's instructions to speak to the Council on the matter of musters.
0205 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/218 f.229r-v . Summary: Concerning Barnevelt's attitude towards England, and Bodley's instructions.
0171 To: Thomas Bodley, 13 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/72 f.76r-v . Summary: Concerning the States not honoring their treaty with Sonoy.
0654 To: Lord Burghley, April [1589], Hatfield: MS 166/14 f.14r-15v. Summary: Remembrances for Bodley regarding musters and debts of pay.
0097 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/75 f.73r-75v. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0855 To: Thomas Bodley, 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.65r-66v . Summary: Confirming the allocation of spare troops from the Cautionary towns.
1309 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.268r-271v. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to respond to the dissatisfaction of the States General with Queen Elizabeth's answers to their requests of February 1588, concerning the matters of service money and cautionary towns.
1338 To: Thomas Bodley, 03 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Titus B II (2) f.495r-496v . Summary: Concerning the appointment of Captain Price to take charge of The Brill during Lord Burgh's illness.
0883 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.199r-200v . Summary: Arguing that the town of Utrecht is unlikely to appoint Count Maurice as Governor, and other points relating to Bodley's recent letters.
0845 To: Thomas Bodley, 04 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.6r-7v . Summary: Concerning the state of the English fleet in Portugal, and that the troops have missed their rendezvous.
0611 To: Thomas Bodley, 23 June 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/54 f.125r-126v. Summary: Confirms the receipt of Bodley's recent letters, and news of Elizabeth's dealings with various Northern European rulers.
0868 To: Thomas Bodley, 25 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.125r-126v . Summary: Instructing Bodley to arrange a meeting with delegates from Friesland.
1314 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 December 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.319r-v. Summary: Regarding Martin Schenck's offer to enter Elizabeth's service.
0096 To: Thomas Bodley, November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/73 f.71r-72v. Summary: A rough draft of points to be included in Bodley's instructions, concerning the frequent dissolution of the States General.
0874 To: Thomas Bodley, 19 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.146r-147v . Summary: Regarding the imprisonment of Vasseur, and instructions for dealing with the States.
0100 To: Thomas Bodley, 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/86 f.84r-85v. Summary: Draft of the fourth and fifth articles in Bodley's main instructions on his departure for the Low Countries as ambassador to The Hague.
0819 To: Thomas Bodley, 27 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.175r-v . Summary: Marvels at the tactless publication of the 'Placcart' at such a critical time.
1313 To: Thomas Bodley, 06 December 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.305r-306v. Summary: Asking Bodley to intercede with the States in the cause of Monsieur Adrian Garania.
0804 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 February 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.77r-v . Summary: Request to Bodley to intercede with the States on behalf of Sir Thomas Morgan and Sir Thomas Knollys, in the case of their marriage plans.
0095 To: Thomas Bodley, November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/70 f.69r-70v. Summary: Draft memorandum of some of the points in the first official instructions for Bodley on his ambassadorship to the Hague.
0852 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.52r-53v . Summary: Regarding the common opinion of Barnvelt, and other news.

J Wheeler  

1215 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.284r-v. Summary: Petitioning Bodley to further their cause with the States, sending further letters to support their suit.
1132 To: Thomas Bodley, 28 April 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.179r-v. Summary: Urges Bodley to push for an urgent committee to decide the merchant shipping.

Thomas Wilkes  

0555 To: Estates General, 10 August 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/94 f.210r. Summary: The States General continue to request a written account of Bodley and Wilkes' answer to their objections over the articles regarding trade with Spain, which Bodley sees as a time-wasting tactic.
0254 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/110 f.110r-112v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0553 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/89 f.205r-206v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0945 To: Privy Council, 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.208r-211v. Summary: Bodley explains in careful detail the State's unsatisfactory answers to the Queen's demands, and reports his responses and the conference between them. He also discusses slanderous rumours which have been circulating.
0954 To: Privy Council, 29 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.239r-241v. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0551 To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton, 22 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/78 f.194r-198r. Summary: Bodley explains in careful detail the State's unsatisfactory answers to the Queen's demands, and reports his responses and the conference between them. He also discusses slanderous rumours which have been circulating.
0944 To: Privy Council, 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.207r-v. Summary: Bodley conveys the State's demand to have the goods taken by Sir Martin Frobisher returned, and requests an answer from the Privy Council to placate the States.

Peregrine Bertie, Baron Willoughby  

0157 To: Thomas Bodley, March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/227 f.227r-228v . Summary: Notes for a letter to Bodley concerning Geertruidenberg.

Thomas Windebank  

1103 To: Thomas Bodley, 24 February 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.31r-v. Summary: The Queen writes to demand that Charles Chamberlen be restored to his former place as Provost Marshall at Berghen Op Zoom, since he has been replaced by one of lower status. The soldier who replaced him is to be found another position.

Anthony Wingfield  

1001 To: Thomas Bodley, 10 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.69r-v. Summary: Asking Bodley for the official word on how to proceed.