Index by location

AmsterdamBarn ElmsBergen op ZoomBrunswickBurghley House, Strand, LondonCourt (Chichester)Court (Greenwich), LondonCourt (Nonsuch)Court (Oatlands)Court (Richmond)Court (St James')Court (Theobalds)Court (Unspecified)Court (Westminster), LondonCourt (Whitehall), LondonCourt (Windsor)DorkumFlushingThe HagueHamburgLeeuwardenLondon (unspecified location)LubeckMiddelburgOstendSeething Lane, LondonSomerset House, LondonStrand, LondonUnknown

Amsterdam  

0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0311 10 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/130 f.130r-131v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Informing Burghley that he has taken possession of the packet of letters and papers which concern 'Snowden' (possibly John Cecil).
1050 10 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.163r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Informing Burghley that he has taken possession of the packet of letters and papers which concern 'Snowden' (possibly John Cecil).
0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0428 06 January 1593, TNA: SP 84/46/9 f.7r-8v, From: Thomas Brune, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Report of the ships being sold from Amsterdam, and that he has intelligence to be imparted directly with the Lord Treasurer.
0318 11 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/203 f.203r-204v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding military preparations for the attack of Arnhem.
0325 24 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/254 f.254r-255v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
1063 24 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.186r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0324 23 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/252 f.252r-253v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0322 17 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/228 f.228r-229v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the taking prisoner of significant members of the Duke of Parma's military support.
1061 23 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.183r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0329 10 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/274 f.274r-275v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
1067 10 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.193r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0321 14 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/219 f.219r-220v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of intelligence from the fort of Knodsenburg, near Niemegen.
1060 17 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.180r-181v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley's account of the taking prisoner of key companies of the Duke of Parma's troops.
0328 08 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/272 f.272r-273v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the decision to be taken over Ostend, concerning Sir Edward Norris.
1066 08 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.192r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the decision to be taken over Ostend, concerning Sir Edward Norris.
0320 13 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/217 f.217r-218v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice regarding the request for assistance with raiding Spanish shipping.
1059 13 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.179r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Concerning Bodley's discussion with Count Maurice regarding the request for assistance with raiding Spanish shipping.
0319 13 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/215 f.215r-216v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the besieging of an enemy fort [Arnhem?].

Barn Elms  

0819 27 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.175r-v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Marvels at the tactless publication of the 'Placcart' at such a critical time.
0833 23 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.233r-234v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Reporting that the Commissioners have arrived and are to have audience today.

Bergen op Zoom  

0835 28 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.236r-237v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. 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.
0836 28 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.238r-240v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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'.
0188 29 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/260 f.265r-266v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Recommends that the bearer Audley, brother of Captain Audley of Bergen op Zoom, be appointed to his brother's place, following his decease.
0186 28 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/257 f.257r-258v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. 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.
0190 31 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/264 f.269r-270v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley confirms that the townspeople of Bergen op Zoom are, contrary to fomer reports, obedient to the governor and Burghers.
1073 03 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.211r-v, From: Lord Thomas Burgh, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Asks Bodley to inform the States that the matter of English troops receiving victuals from towns in the United Provinces has been resolved.

Brunswick  

0084 27 July 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/79 f.204r-205v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley remains at Wolfenbuttel, waiting for the Duke of Brunswick to return.
0083 17 July 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/77 f.200r-201v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Despite the Duke of Brunswick's absence, Bodley has been advised to remain at Wolfenbuttel until his return.

Burghley House, Strand, London  

1083 21 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.231r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the money owed to Colonel Sonoy by the States.
0980 12 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.313r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: A response to the copies of letters sent by Bodley concerning the King of Spain's recent correspondence with the Emperor.
1044 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.152r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Burghley asks [Bodley?] to make enquiries about a ship carrying illicit materials from Englishmen in Spain.
1082 08 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.229r-230v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the dispute between Sir Edward Norris and the States, and a proposal to prohibit marine trading between the Low Countries and Spain.
0968 15 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.274r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0822 01 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.195r-196v , From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1042 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.150r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0827 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.211r-212v , From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Requires Bodley to press the States on the matter of fortifying Ostend, and that the Commissioners have not yet arrived.
1034 07 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.137r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the plans to surprise Dunkirk.
1054 18 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.167r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the removing of 'Mr Chamberlain' from the office of Provost Marshall in Bergen op Zoom.
0809 28 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.121r-122v , From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Updating Bodley on Elizabeth and the Privy Council's reaction to the siege of Geertruidenberg.
1012 23 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.93r-94v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1227 21 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.316r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1092 09 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f. 255r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: A quick digest of news, including an assurance to Bodley about his dealings regarding Sir Edward Norris.
0823 05 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.199r-v , From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding Ostend, and the continued imprisonment of the Wingfield family.
1011 22 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.92r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1004 13 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.73r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0928 23 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.153r-154v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.

Court (Chichester)  

1069 23 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.197r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.

Court (Greenwich), London  

1016 02 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.106r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0921 06 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.134r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1057 11 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.176r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0947 20 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.219r-220v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. 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.
0578 28 February 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/141, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1015 01 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.102r-105v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0248 24 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/308 f.308r-309v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
1022 21 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.114r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the defence of Ostend, and the proposed treaty of peace.
0950 22 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.229r-230v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to defend the cases of three captains who have petitioned the Queen about their service in the United Provinces.
1062 25 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.184r-185v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0925 12 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.141r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0937 18 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.183r-184v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Indicating that he has read Bodley's letters out loud to Elizabeth, and instructing him and Wilkes on how to proceed.
0572 23 June 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/782, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
0951 24 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.231r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
1313 06 December 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.305r-306v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Asking Bodley to intercede with the States in the cause of Monsieur Adrian Garania.
0910 01 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.84r-85v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0582 28 July 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/452, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0938 18 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.186r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to assist Wilkes in his mission, and is congratulated for his good service.
0566 06 April 1590, TNA: PC 2/16/581, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0574 27 July 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/836, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Concerning merchant ships from the Low Countries taken when coming out of Spain by Captains Frobisher and Hawkins.
0581 11 July 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/394, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0911 15 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.97r-98v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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 26 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/102 f.102r-103v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Concerning merchant ships from the Low Countries taken when coming out of Spain by Captains Frobisher and Hawkins.
0580 13 June 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/320, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1052 13 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.165r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0913 07 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.106r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0571 24 May 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/692, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0927 08 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.152r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding restitution of the goods taken from merchants of the United Provinces by English subjects, and the former's trade with Spain.

Court (Nonsuch)  

0845 04 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.6r-7v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the state of the English fleet in Portugal, and that the troops have missed their rendezvous.
0884 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.202r-203v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the withdrawal of troops serving in the Low Countries and allocating them to the service of Portugal instead.
0855 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.65r-66v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Confirming the allocation of spare troops from the Cautionary towns.
0205 28 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/218 f.229r-v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning Barnevelt's attitude towards England, and Bodley's instructions.
0841 23 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.307r-308v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0852 28 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.52r-53v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the common opinion of Barnvelt, and other news.

Court (Oatlands)  

0868 25 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.125r-126v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Instructing Bodley to arrange a meeting with delegates from Friesland.
1081 07 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.227r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0959 07 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.256r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Burghley recommends the bearer Richard Allen to Bodley's service.
0575 10 August 1590, TNA: PC 2/17/856, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. 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.
0960 11 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.257r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Edward Norris to replace John Conway as Governor of Ostend, and the cooperation expected from the States.

Court (Richmond)  

0874 19 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.146r-147v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the imprisonment of Vasseur, and instructions for dealing with the States.
0990 06 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.24r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0909 04 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.40r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0907 15 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.38r-v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1314 27 December 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.319r-v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding Martin Schenck's offer to enter Elizabeth's service.
0583 07 October 1591, TNA: PC 2/19/2, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0986 22 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.343r-344v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0985 16 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.340r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Martin de la Faille.
1093 09 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.266r-267v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0885 08 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.207r-208v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0879 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.180r-181v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Touching the repairs of the sea breaches at Ostend, and the States' lack of response.

Court (St James')  

0009 04 March 1592, BL: MS Cotton Galba D X f.14br-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: A letter in support of a suit requesting reimbursement from the States.

Court (Theobalds)  

0579 16 May 1591, TNA: PC 2/18/277, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to ask Holland for assistance repelling Spanish attempts.
1040 27 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.148r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: The Spanish fleet are in the Narrow Sea so England requires support from ships, which are to stay near Dunkirk.

Court (Unspecified)  

0939 06 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.189r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. 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.
1208 18 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.275r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0611 23 June 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/54 f.125r-126v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Confirms the receipt of Bodley's recent letters, and news of Elizabeth's dealings with various Northern European rulers.
0923 11 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.138r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the enterprise on Groninghen and the vital need for secrecy. Lord Buckhurst will go to the Low Countries shortly.
0974 08 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.285r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1021 19 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.113r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the urgent defence of Ostend.
1027 09 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.126r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1213 26 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.280r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the movement of English troops.
1053 16 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.166r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Urges Bodley to persuade the States to join the enterprise to seize the Havana treasure in the Azores.
0920 01 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.133r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to refer a captain of the Low Countries, who has been seeking recompense from England, back to the States General.
0942 16 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.204r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to dissuade the States General and the public from listening to arguments for peace.
1045 25 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.154r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding the suit of Colonel Sonoy, and urging Bodley to press the states further.

Court (Westminster), London  

0567 19 June 1589, TNA: PC 2/16/76 , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0806 16 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.110r-111v , From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding Elizabeth's forthcoming letter to Bodley regarding the situation at Geertruidenberg.
0824 03 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.200r-201v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0799 26 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.46r-47v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0912 15 March 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.101r-102v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1225 19 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.310r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is praised for his loyal service and assured that it will not be forgotten.
0832 18 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.231r-232v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning discontent in Berghen over Thomas Morgan's governorship.

Court (Whitehall), London  

1224 15 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.309r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Sir Francis Vere. 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.
0585 15 December 1591, TNA: PC 2/19/99, From: Privy Council, To: Sir Francis Vere, Thomas Bodley. 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.
0171 13 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/72 f.76r-v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the States not honoring their treaty with Sonoy.
0839 19 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.295r-296v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1226 19 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.312r-v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the number of mustered men who have arrived for the Earl of Essex's service.
0561 13 May 1589, TNA: PC 2/15/461 , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to demand proof of the accusations against Lord Willoughby.
1211 20 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.277r-278v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.

Court (Windsor)  

0975 09 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.286r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to send to England the contact who proposed a new secret enterprise against Dunkirk.
0966 10 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.272r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Burghley explains why Captain Allen was not given the late Captain Smith's commission, and refers to other letters enclosed.
0965 10 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.271r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley is to encourage immediate incursions into Enemy territory on the opportunity of the Duke of Parma's troops being diverted into France.
0967 08 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.273r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is urged to encourage new attempts on the enemy's territory, especially in Flanders.

  

0314 22 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/158 f.158r-159v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
0313 22 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/156 f.156r-157v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
1007 17 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.84r-v, From: Oliver Lambert, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Captain Lambert has stayed his troops' march out of Doesburgh until further instruction.

Dorkum  

0312 13 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/138 f.138r-139v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley's account of the progress of the siege of Groningen.

Flushing  

0219 04 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/11 f.11r-12v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: William Borlas. Summary: Concerning the rejection by Lieutenant Borlas of the request for a company by the Council of State.
0998 08 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.65r-v, From: Sir John Norris, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Informs Bodley he is leaving for England.

The Hague  

1357 27 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 160r-163v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding an enterprise to be taken upon Groningen, and disagreements in Ostend that threaten that town's stability.
0300 05 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/13 f.13r-14v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of military skirmishes, including the surprising of Westerloo.
0334 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/349 f.349r-350v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the likely towns where troops will be dispatched.
1353 24 July 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol.134r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Military news, including the revictualling of Beek.
0810 31 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.127r-128v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report that the siege of Geertruidenberg continues.
0864 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.115r-115bv , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Mixed news, with special emphasis on Groningen.
0248 24 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/308 f.308r-309v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to negotiate regarding ships from the Portugal voyage and their financial demands.
0955 29 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.242r-243v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning recent exchanges with the States General, and the general feeling of the inhabitants of the Low Countries.
0288 01 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/206 f.206r-207v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the dispute between Sir John Norris and the captains of the bands.
0198 15 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/169 f.181r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the reply to certain articles put before the States, and news about Schenck's recent exploits.
0356 11 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/194 f.194r-195v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the approach of the Emperor's Ambassadors, touching the Treaty of Peace.
0218 04 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/3 f.3r-4v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Recommending the bearer for some kind of reward for services to Queen Elizabeth.
1003 12 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.71r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Oliver Lambert. Summary: Bodley's reply to Captain Lambert's request for clearer direction as to how to proceed in disbanding his garrison at Doesburgh.
1351 22 April 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol. 129r-130v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the dispatch of the Commissioners by the States General: Monsieurs Valke, Loosen and Kenningburgh.
1037 16 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.145r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the suit of an assistant of the recent Dutch delegation to England.
0281 23 January 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/70 f.70r-71v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Mixed news, including the proposed trading restrictions with townes under the Catholic League's control.
1070 23 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.207r-208v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the appointment of a deputy to examine the States General's complaint against Sir Edward Norris.
0232 23 February 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/138 f.136r-137v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the taking of Breda by Count Maurice.
1218 30 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.292r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A letter in favour of Michael Dormer, petitioning for the company of the late Sir Coniers Clifford.
0917 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.114r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The States General has dispatched copies of Queen Elizabeth's letters to the provinces: Bodley awaits a reply.
0266 28 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/173 f.173r-174v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley sends Burghley copies of letters from the King of Spain to his ambassador to the Emperor.
0342 30 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/57 f.57r- 59v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of intercepted letters concerning the proposed peace between the United Provinces and the Emperor.
0132 13 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/98 f.98r-99v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: After modifications made to the oath, Bodley has been admitted formally to the Council of State.
0858 14 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.77r-78v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the possible appointment of Count Maurice as Lieutenant general of the English forces.
1023 23 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.115r-116v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0892 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.219r-220v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: The States' response concerning the fortifications of Ostend.
0979 03 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.312r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
1090 03 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.252r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the debt owing Captains Wingfield and Randolph of Flushing, and confusion as to whom should disburse it.
0696 04 January 1596, Hatfield: MS 29/97, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding conversation had with Oldenbarnvelt, concerning the revision of the Contract for repaying the loan.
0948 21 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.221r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley defends his conduct regarding St. Aldegond and states that he will induce the States General to publish a restitution for parties concerned.
0294 03 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/295 f.295r-296v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Bodley's answer to the matter concerning the money owed to Lord Willoughby during his governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0223 12 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/179 f.179r-180v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the Spanish forces' taking of Rijs, and of mutinies and problems in the English military companies and garrisons.
0363 30 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/252 f.252r-253v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A letter in favour of Michael Dormer, petitioning for the company of the late Sir Coniers Clifford.
0826 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.210r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley, Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Asking Burghley to afford a good welcome to the Commissioners, recommending in particular Valcke and Loosens but not Egmond.
1009 18 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.87r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Captain Audley. Summary: Bodley advises Captain Audley to delay discharging his troops until a formal direction arrives from England.
0899 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.249r-250v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Summary of accounts of pay to a company of Lances.
1076 19 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.216r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Bodley tries to elecit some response from Sir Edward Norris regarding the dispute with the States.
0239 18 April 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/45 f.49r-50v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The States General has dispatched copies of Queen Elizabeth's letters to the provinces: Bodley awaits a reply.
0931 30 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.172r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley laments the delay of Lord Buckhurst's arrival.
0255 19 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/198 f.197r-198v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley mentions those in England who attempt to slander him, and recommends that Francis Allen be made captain of a company.
1358 28 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol.164r-165v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the underhand methods of the States General, and the suspicions levelled against Ortel.
0348 27 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/135r-139v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0130 12 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/92 f.92r-93v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley has been admitted as counsellor to the Council of State but refuses to take the oath until it is modified.
0996 02 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.49r-51v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0859 20 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.79r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Diverse military news, including the loss of the House of Heel.
1029 14 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.129r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the spring military campaign.
0872 07 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.141r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the fortifications at Ostend and other military news.
0982 19 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.327r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Information about the topography of Dunkirk with reference to a map sent to Burghley. Bodley requests a cipher.
0922 09 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.135r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley warns of the lies and impertinence in the States General's latest answer to Queen Elizabeth, and mentions the siege of Nieumegen.
0257 27 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/214 f.212r-213v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley conveys intelligence from several sources, including information on someone intending harm towards Queen Elizabeth.
0973 08 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.284r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the surrender of the town of Steenberghen.
0299 30 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/362 f.362r-363v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Requesting the requisition of three companies of soldiers which were lately sent from Bergen op Zoom and Flushing.
0333 23 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/311 f.311r-313v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the appointment of a deputy to examine the States General's complaint against Sir Edward Norris.
0226 24 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/210 f.210r-211v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The arrival of Monsieur Lect from Geneva, soliciting the States for aid.
0139 30 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/187 f.187r-188v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Detailed report of the States' answer to Bodley's instructions.
0882 24 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.198r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding the arrival and negotiation of Monsieur Lect from Geneva.
0247 15 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/279 f.289r-290v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the Enemy has increased his troops in the Groningen area.
1366 November 1591, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 190r-193v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Emperor's Ambassadors. 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.
0918 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.115r-117v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0191 10 June 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/39 f.44r-45v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the apprehending of Adrian Vasseur, Sir William Russel's secretary.
0355 10 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/187 f.187r-188v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley requests to return home, following the death of his father.
0219 04 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/11 f.11r-12v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: William Borlas. Summary: Concerning the rejection by Lieutenant Borlas of the request for a company by the Council of State.
1002 11 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.70r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Signalling that the answer to Elizabeth's recent letter to the States General has arrived.
0849 15 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.18r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Military news, and sends a copy of the declaration of Utrecht against Deventer.
1036 14 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.142r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Various military intelligence, including news of the unrest in Niemegen, and a report of two ships which escaped from Cadiz.
0867 20 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.119r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Intelligence that the Spanish king is in possession of a large number of ships.
0231 21 February 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/130 f.128r-129v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
1217 28 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.291r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Intelligence that the enemy is raising troops in Germany.
0916 18 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.113r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. 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.
0265 08 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/129 f.129r-130v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the surrender of the town of Steenberghen.
0305 22 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/70 f.70r-71v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the town of Zutphen has entered into parley with Count Maurice.
0340 09 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/20 f.20r-21v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning Sir Edward Norris, and the States' charges against him.
0135 17 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/125 f.125r-126v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Notes that the frequent threat by England to withdraw forces from the campaign will reduce confidence.
0829 11 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.222r-223v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0142 20 February 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/55 f.56r-57v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Detailed report of the States' reaction to Bodley's instructions, and other news.
1056 28 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.169r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the taking of the fort of [Opsterland], near Groningen.
0978 28 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.305r-306v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding Count Maurice's unsuccessful attack on Dunkirk.
1089 03 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.251r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Merchant Adventurers. Summary: Bodley's assurances to the Merchant Adventurers that he will present their petition to the States when they reassemble.
0945 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.208r-211v, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Privy Council. 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.
0293 03 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/290 f.290r-292v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0207 02 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/5 f.5r-6v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Confirms that the Spanish forces have had full pay of their arrears, and intelligence about their current military strategy.
0362 28 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/240 f.240r-241v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Intelligence that the enemy is raising troops in Germany.
0817 15 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.160r-161v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Indicating that the States plan to send an embassy to England, and that a 'Placcart' has been released against Geertruidenberg.
1008 18 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.85r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Christopher Kennet. 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.
0877 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.178r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the suit of a Dutch captain, and military news.
1043 22 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.151r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the town of Zutphen has entered into parley with Count Maurice.
1075 09 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.214r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning Sir Edward Norris, and the States' charges against him.
0237 28 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/266 f.262r-263v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the reduction in taxation by the Low Countries of English cloth.
1223 15 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.308r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. 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.
0930 31 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.171r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: A report concerning Master Browne's attempts to receive repayment from the Council of State, regarding captains, bills etc.
0276 29 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/100 f.109r-110v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the Emperor has sent ambassadors to negotiate a peace treaty.
1357 27 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 160r-163v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding an enterprise to be taken upon Groningen, and disagreements in Ostend that threaten that town's stability.
0310 06 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/124 f.124r-125v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the plan to attack Groningen.
0347 26 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/133 f.133r-134v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Burghermasters of Groningen. Summary: Invitation to the statesmen of Groningen to come under the protection of England.
0127 07 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/53 f.53r-54v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report that trouble is growing in the town of Utrecht, and that there are troops ready to embark at Rotterdam.
0995 02 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.46r-47v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the provision of English troops for the summer military campaign.
0860 12 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.80r-80v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding numbers of horse and footmen, and military news.
0842 26 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.309r-310v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Reporting the arrival of secret letters from the special ambassadors to Barnvelt, and military news.
0981 12 November 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.314r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the practise against 's-Hertogenbosch by Count Maurice, and the delayed voyage of the delegation.
1207 16 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.273r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning a letter from Duke Casimir advising the States General to proceed carefully with the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0271 19 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/224 f.226r-227v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Information about the topography of Dunkirk with reference to a map sent to Burghley. Bodley requests a cipher.
0972 07 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.282r-283v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0331 19 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/296 f.296r-300v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the ransoming of the Spanish prisoners, and Bodley's full account of military movements and the situation with Sir Edward Norris.
0228 21 December 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/287 f.286r-287v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The Council of State in negotiations to have their authority enlarged, plus military news including the siege of Rijs.
0369 22 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/288 f.288r-289v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting the delay on letters, and requesting his return homewards.
0812 07 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.132r-133v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report that the garrison at Geertruidenberg are in negotiations with the States.
0893 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.222r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the fortification of the Isle of Biervliet, which might provide a safe harbour for the Spanish fleet.
1049 06 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.162r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of illicit naval practises by an English pensioner of the King of Spain.
0246 15 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/277 f.287r-288v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
1229 31 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.319r-320v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the propositions towards a peace treaty put forward by the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0936 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.182r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0287 27 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/198 f.198r-199v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the provision for the English military troops which are to be disbanded.
0354 06 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/176 f.176r-177v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning intercepted letters from Rome containing directions on how to proceed following the Pope's recent death.
0220 08 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/27 f.27r-28v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding Bodley's negotiations with the States about the fortifications at Ostend, and that Count Neuenahr is injured in an explosion.
0848 09 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.10r-11v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley is amazed to hear of the insolent speeches of the special ambassadors. Includes military news.
0870 28 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.129r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding the imprisonment of Vasseur, and the States' request to view Bodley's diplomatic commission.
1068 19 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.194r-196v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the ransoming of the Spanish prisoners, and Bodley's full account of military movements and the situation with Sir Edward Norris.
0230 19 January 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/23 f.23r-24v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The appointment of a council to attend on Count Maurice, and the arrival of Agileus from England.
0908 16 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.39r-v, f.41r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley recounts his conference with Monsieur Buis, touching the Council of State's lack of real power.
0264 07 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/121 f.121r-122v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0304 21 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/64 f.64r-65v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A further report of the siege of Zutphen in which Count Overstein was shot in the head.
0339 09 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/18 f.18r-19v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the taking of the town of Anholt.
0155 30 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/206 f.207r-208v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: The Spanish forces march to Geertruidenberg, and news of the ongoing siege.
0802 20 February 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.55r-57v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Account of Bodley's diverse negotiations.
0145 02 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/98 f.100r-101v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Mixed military news.
1055 22 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.168r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the taking of the fort of Delfziel, near to Groningen.
0977 28 October 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.304r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley sends Burghley copies of letters from the King of Spain to his ambassador to the Emperor.
1088 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.245r-250v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0254 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/110 f.110r-112v, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0944 18 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.207r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Privy Council. 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.
0292 23 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/278 f.278r-281v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0229 26 December 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/295 f.295r-296v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the Isle of Biervliet, and its possible use as a harbour for the Spanish fleet.
0361 24 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/224 f.224r-225v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning a recent letter written by Duke Casimir, and other intelligence.
0159 01 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/1 f.1r-3v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: The siege of Geertruidenberg continues, and news of the actions of Sir John Wingfield and Lord Willoughby.
0876 30 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.165r-166v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the recent rift in North Holland and other military news.
1074 09 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.212r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the taking of the town of Anholt.
0236 23 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/253 f.249r-250v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the enemy have taken the castle of Sevenbergen near Breda, and other military skirmishes.
0929 30 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.170r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst. Summary: Informing Buckhurst that the task facing him in the Low Countries is a difficult one.
0273 14 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/37 f.36r-37v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0122 03 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/32 f.32r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0863 26 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.114r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Financial matters concerning the payment of troops, and other news regarding the wars.
0890 21 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.216r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report that the Magistrates of Utrecht have resolved to depose at least 2 of their ministers.
1094 10 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.269r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley requests to return home, following the death of his father.
1205 11 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.271r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the approach of the Emperor's Ambassadors, touching the Treaty of Peace.
0962 23 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.266r-268r, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Information from a former inhabitant of Dunkirk, offering information to assist in beseiging the town.
0971 28 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.280r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley reports on the military situation following the taking of Hemert and Heel.
0298 26 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/355 f.355r-356v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Requesting extra troops.
0222 31 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/123 f.124r-125v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: News about Count Charles Mansfield's besieging of Rijs, and diplomatic information.
0368 15 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/280 f.280r-281v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Assuring Sir Edward Norris that he has always acted for his benefit, and that the rumours to the contrary are untrue.
0814 07 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.142r-144v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report that the garrison at Geertruidenberg are in negotiations with the States.
1013 23 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.95r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Thomas Morgan. Summary: Bodley urges Sir Thomas Morgan to delay in disbanding his garrison until further direction has arrived from the Queen.
0873 10 October 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.144r-145v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding Bodley's negotiations with several special ambassadors, and military news.
1048 06 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.161r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the plan to attack Groningen.
1080 04 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.223r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the Councel will return to the Camp, and the refusal of Groningen to join the United Provinces.
0244 31 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/193 f.201r-202v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley laments the delay of Lord Buckhurst's arrival.
1228 22 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.317r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting the delay on letters, and requesting his return homewards.
0935 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.180r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A description of St. Aldegond, explaining his recent overtures to the King of France.
0555 10 August 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/94 f.210r, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Estates General. 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.
0286 16 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/184 f.184r-185v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the intended movement of English companies.
0353 06 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/174 f.174r-175v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Renewing a suit for Herman Roderberg.
0221 30 October 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/116 f.117r-119v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning Groningen, and other military news, including the distribution of English foot companies across Holland.
1000 09 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.68r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Robert Sidney. Summary: News of the disbanding of troops.
0851 23 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.29r-30v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Military news, including the revictualling of Beek.
0869 27 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.127r-128v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting the amendment of the titles accorded Count Maurice and other military news.
0240 09 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/139 f.144r-145v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the untruths written in a recent letter from the States General to the Privy Council. Also, news from the military campaign.
1214 24 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.283r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning a recent letter written by Duke Casimir, and other intelligence.
0906 12 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.37r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0262 30 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/94 f.95r-96v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: The States General and Council of State are sending a letter to Queen Elizabeth regarding the agreed exploit in Flanders.
0303 17 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/56 f.56r-57v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the besieging of Zutphen by Sir Francis Vere.
0337 04 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/1 f.1r-2v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the yielding of the castle of Coevorden.
0208 03 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/13 f.13r-14v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: News that Colonel Martin Schenck has drowned trying to attack Niemegen.
0805 09 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.104r-105v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of Count Maurice's skirmish with the town of Geertruidenberg.
1020 16 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.111r-112v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the Garrison of Ostend and other military items of news.
0149 19 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/157 f.160r-161v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the siege of Geertruidenberg.
1087 29 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.240r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley defends himself against the displeasure of the Privy Council.
0256 23 August 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/210 f.208r-209v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley recommends the promotion of John Throckmorton following the death of his captain.
0963 27 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.269r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley conveys intelligence from several sources, including information on someone intending harm towards Queen Elizabeth.
0291 18 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/257 f.257r-258v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the town of Ostend is under threat.
0224 17 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/181 f.181r-182v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding the delayed reward for the bearer, with news of the siege of Rijs and the widespread munities.
0359 20 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/217 f.217r-218v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
0212 20 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/83 f.82r-83v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding the loss of the House of Heel, and other military news.
1006 15 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.83r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley waits for further direction from Burghley regarding the movement of the English troops.
0894 26 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.223r-223b.v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: The States' response concerning the fortifications of Ostend.
1041 21 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.149r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A further report of the siege of Zutphen in which Count Overstein was shot in the head.
1221 11 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.304r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting that another letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0926 17 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.149r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0272 07 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/15 f.15r-16v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the answer of the States General, long overdue, and the reasons for the delay.
0308 02 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/99 f.99r-100v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Sends a translated copy of the advertisments of the taking of Deventer.
0146 09 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/110 f.113r-114v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning Count Maurice's military preparations to besiege Geertruidenberg.
0993 23 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.41r-v, 43r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding news of trading restrictions.
0861 15 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.82r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning recent correspondence with the states, and the weak state of the forces in the Low Countries.
1026 03 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.124r-125v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0840 20 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.299r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Various military news, including the surrender of Bleijenbeek to the Spanish forces, and the States' control of Farmsum.
0729 21 March 1595, Hatfield: MS 31/35, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Confirms the proposals put forward by the Deputies of the Provinces in response to the queen's demands.
0988 29 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.351r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the Emperor has sent ambassadors to negotiate a peace treaty.
0970 22 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.279r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0117 31 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/152 f.152r-153v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0177 08 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/194 f.201r-202v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Recommending Monsieurs Loosen and Valke on their arrival as Commissioners to England from the States.
0815 10 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.148r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley's complaint that he is not being kept acquainted with resolutions agreed between the States and the Privy Council.
0797 30 January 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.32r-33v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Account of Bodley's diverse negotiations.
1047 05 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.157r-160v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the States' decision over the merchant traffic out of the Low Countries, and other military news.
1079 30 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.220r-221v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of intercepted letters concerning the proposed peace between the United Provinces and the Emperor.
0243 31 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/191 f.199r-1200v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0934 13 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.178r-179v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the harsh task that Thomas Wilkes faces in negotiating with the States General.
0551 22 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/78 f.194r-198r, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton. 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.
0285 11 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/159 f.159r-160v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Notice that the States' answer to the recent Propositions has arrived, and is enclosed within this letter.
0352 03 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/172 f.172r-173v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the debt owing Captains Wingfield and Randolph of Flushing, and confusion as to whom should disburse it.
0206 02 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/3 f.3r-4v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning Lord Willoughby's answer to the Placcart, and Schenck's victory at Halteren.
0999 09 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.66r-67v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Details of the communication between the governors of the English garrisons regarding the redistribution of the English troops.
0853 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.60r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Lord Willoughby's answer to the 'Placcart' is widespread, and other news.
1033 05 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.136r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of military skirmishes, including the surprising of Westerloo.
0866 15 September 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.117r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report of the movements of the Spanish forces, and the situation surrounding Groningen.
0941 14 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.202r-203v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Information from a recent conversation with Paul Buis.
0905 06 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.35r-36v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0261 28 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/82 f.83r-84v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley reports on the military situation following the taking of Hemert and Heel.
0284 09 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/151 f.151r-152v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report concerning the disbanding of the English troops in the Low Countries.
0302 16 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/50 f.50r-51v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the suit of an assistant of the recent Dutch delegation to England.
0336 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/353 f.353r-354v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the confession of Peter Corteken, and Sir Edward Norris' intercession on his behalf.
0210 09 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/25 f.25r-28v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the secrecy surrounding the States' answer to recent propositions by the English delegation.
0807 18 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.117r-118v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report concerning the siege of Geertruidenberg, how the fortification of the town has denuded the garrisons of Zealand and Overijssell.
0791 16 January 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.16r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report of a conversation had with Paul Buis, regarding the offer of sovereignty to Elizabeth, and also the general attitude towards France.
1086 27 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.237r-238v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0238 18 April 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/43 f.43r-44v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. 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.
0984 14 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.339r-v, f.341r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0290 16 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/247 f.247r-250v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the Garrison of Ostend and other military items of news.
0172 15 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/78 f.82r-83v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning Bodley's recent conversation with Barnevelt.
0358 20 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/211 f.211r-212v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
0214 10 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/142 f.137r-138v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the fortification of Ostend, and other military matters.
1005 14 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.76r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Anthony Wingfield. Summary: Concerning the 'cassing' of the English garrisons, and Bodley's advice to Wingfield on how to proceed.
0825 08 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.209r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley, Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Asking Walsingham to afford a good welcome to the Commissioners, recommending in particular Valcke and Loozens but not Egmond.
1072 31 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.210r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the confession of Corteken, and Sir Edward Norris' intercession on his behalf.
0234 15 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/228 f.224r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: William Borlas. Summary: Confirmation that the English forces in the Low Countries will only be directed by the Council of State.
1220 10 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.302r-303v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Mr [Thomas?] Winter.
0924 12 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.139r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0270 12 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/216 f.218r-219v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the practise against 's-Hertogenbosch by Count Maurice, and the delayed voyage of the delegation.
0307 01 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/97 f.97r-98v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: General news, including the surprise of Deventer.
0344 04 October 1591, TNA: SP 83/43/72 f.72r-73v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that the Councel will return to the Camp, and the refusal of Groningen to join the United Provinces.
0128 11 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/71 f.71r-72v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley has been admitted as counsellor to the Council of State but refuses to take the oath until it is modified.
0992 16 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.29r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the enlarging of the horse and foot bands, and the English contribution.
0844 09 July 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.3r-5v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Report on issues concerning the different translations of the Articles from the Queen, and on Lord Willoughby's cause.
1025 03 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.123r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Bodley's answer to the matter concerning the money owed to Lord Willoughby during his governorship of Bergen op Zoom.
0837 10 June 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.279r-280v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0958 06 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.251r-253v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding those of the Provinces' deputies who are ill-affected towards Queen Elizabeth, and the States' feelings towards the English and the French.
0969 21 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.276r-277v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0297 17 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/339 f.339r-340v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning letters sent to the states, and the illegal election of Count Maurice to the government of Gelderland.
0327 31 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/264 f.264r-265v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Mr Chamberlain to the post of Provost Marshal of Bergen op Zoom.
0173 22 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/96 f.100r-101v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0366 11 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/276 f.276r-277v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting that another letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0820 29 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.176r-177v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Account of the surprise skirmish outside Heusden, and other military news.
0831 15 May 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.227r-228v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the imprisonment of the Wingfield family, and other matters.
1046 01 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.156r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: General news, including the surprise of Deventer.
1078 30 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.219r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the prevarication of the States General in resolving the issue with Sir Edward Norris.
0242 17 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/161 f.167r-168v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0933 June 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.174r-175v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: An annotated draft of points of consideration in response to the Queen's letters and the contract between the United Provinces and England.
0553 29 July 1590, TNA: SP 105/91/89 f.205r-206v, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Thomas Sackville, Lord Buckhurst, Lord Burghley, Sir Christopher Hatton. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0350 29 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/142 f.142r-143v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley defends himself against the displeasure of the Privy Council.
0211 15 August 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/50 f.49r-50v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
0854 02 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.61r-62v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report on the movement of Spanish troops, and details of Bodley's negotiations.
1032 30 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.135, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Requesting Norris to release three companies.
0881 24 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.197r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the arrival and negotiation of Monsieur Lect from Geneva.
1065 31 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.190r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the appointment of Mr Chamberlain to the post of Provost Marshal of Bergen op Zoom.
0961 23 August 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.265r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley recommends the promotion of John Throckmorton following the death of his captain.
0904 14 January 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.30r-34v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Replies to several issues contained within recent letters from Burghley and the Privy Council. Bodley also requests to be sent home.
0260 22 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/69 f.70r-71v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
1358 28 April 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol.164r-165v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the underhand methods of the States General, and the suspicions levelled against Ortel.
0301 14 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/48 f.48r-49v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Various military intelligence, including news of the unrest in Niemegen, and a report of two ships which escaped from Cadiz.
0335 31 August 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/351 f.351r-352v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: A report from a recent military survey of Hulst.
0136 20 January 1589, TNA: SP 84/30/135 f.135r-136v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley has received an answer from the States regarding his instructions which is 'undecent' and 'malepert'.
0227 29 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/220 f.220r-221v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Recommending Lieutenant Lashford for favour.
1018 10 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.108r-109v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley has received the Queen's instructions to delay the disbanding of the English auxiliary companies until the supply troops arrive.
0878 12 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.179r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report about the sconce of Rees surrendering to the Spanish forces, and other intelligence.
0253 26 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/102 f.102r-103v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Concerning merchant ships from the Low Countries taken when coming out of Spain by Captains Frobisher and Hawkins.
0940 09 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.195r-196v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0199 16 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/179 f.191r-192v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir John Conway. Summary: Recent military news, concerning the Spanish forces at Bommel.
0357 16 November 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/205 f.205r-206v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning a letter from Duke Casimir advising the States General to proceed carefully with the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0215 10 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/144 f.139r-140v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: News that the Spanish forces have returned to besiege Bommelsweert.
1352 11 May 1589, BL: Harleian 287 fol.131r-132v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
1039 17 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.147r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the besieging of Zutphen by Sir Francis Vere.
1071 31 August 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.209r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the likely towns where troops will be dispatched.
0233 03 March 1590, TNA: SP 84/36/161 f.159r-160v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.
1219 07 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.299r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Thomas Ferrers. Summary: Assuring the Merchant Adventurers that he will advance their suit to the States when they reconvene for the next assembly.
0919 28 April 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.121r-124v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding an enterprise to be taken upon Groningen, and disagreements in Ostend that threaten that town's stability.
0267 28 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/175 f.175r-178v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding Count Maurice's unsuccessful attack on Dunkirk.
0306 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/85 f.85r-86v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0343 30 September 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/60 f.60r-61v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the prevarication of the States General in resolving the issue with Sir Edward Norris.
0225 19 November 1589, TNA: SP 84/35/201 f.210r-202v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Vasseur's cause delayed due to the Commissioner's return from England, and Count Hollack out of favour with the States.
0991 14 January 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.25r-28v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Diverse mixed intelligence, including information about the Merode family.
0811 01 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.131r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Reporting the parley between the Spanish forces and the people of Geertruidenberg, and the number of Schencke's collusion with the Spanish.
1024 28 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.119r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning the relaxtion of the tax on English cloth, and of recent negotiations with Joachim Ortell.
0818 22 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.164r-165v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the dispatch of the Commissioners by the States General: Monsieurs Valke, Loosen and Kenningburgh.
1058 11 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.177r-178v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding military preparations for the attack of Arnhem.
1091 06 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.254r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning intercepted letters from Rome containing directions on how to proceed following the Pope's recent death.
1395 29 May 1590, Kent U1475: C18/1, fol.210r - 211v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Robert Sidney. Summary: Thanks Sidney for the Articles he has sent, but informs him that he cannot perform any action unless endorsed by the queen.
0954 29 July 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.239r-241v, From: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes, To: Privy Council. Summary: An extensive report of Bodley's dealings with the States on the matter of shared power and authority.
0296 15 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/330 f.330r-331v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the movements of the enemy and military finance.
0280 16 January 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/48 f.48r-49v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the expansion of the English horse and foot bands.
0326 31 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/262 f.262r-263v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Intelligence of the movements of the Duke of Parma, and the rumours of a fleet lying at [The Groine].
0200 16 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/181 f.193r-194v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: William Borlas. Summary: Concerning the Spanish forces' latest attacks, and requesting Lieutenant Borlas to send 2 companies to the Cautionary towns for extra protection.
0365 10 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/273 f.273r-275v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the ransom of Mr [Thomas?] Winter.
0821 29 April 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.178r-179v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Account of the surprise skirmish outside Heusden, other military news, and information about Schenck.
1010 19 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.88r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Robert Sidney. Summary: Concerning Captain Medkerk, and the disbanding of the English companies.
0880 18 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.195r-196v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The harsh weather has delayed correspondence relating to the matter of Groningen and other military news.
0241 12 May 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/145 f.150r-151v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News of the Council of State's remonstrance against the States General, and recent news from Niemeghen.
0932 31 May 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.173r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0269 03 November 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/196 f.196r-197v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0282 03 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/124 f.124r-125v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the proposed levies of English soldiers, and other intelligence.
0349 29 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/140 f.140r-141v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: News that a letter has arrived from the Emperor's Ambassadors.
0161 07 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/19 f.20r-21v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding the involvement at Geertruidenberg of the persons mentioned of Sir Thomas Morgan and Lord Willoughby.
0997 03 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.60r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.
0857 09 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.76r-v (f.147r-v) , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Bodley's frustrations at the secrecy of the States in his negotiations, and the inhuman treatment of Schenck by the people of Nijmegen.
1030 17 April 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.130r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning letters sent to the states, and the illegal election of Count Maurice to the government of Gelderland.
0887 18 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.211r-v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: The harsh weather has delayed correspondence relating to the matter of Groningen and other military news.
1064 31 July 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.189r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Intelligence of the movements of the Duke of Parma, and the rumours of a fleet lying at [The Groine].
0983 07 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.333r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning the answer of the States General, long overdue, and the reasons for the delay.
1210 20 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.276r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the sending of troops to France.
0901 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.2r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Comprising of notes on items over which Bodley is to negotiate with the States General.
0259 21 September 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/60 f.61r-64v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. 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.

Hamburg  

0612 28 June 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/55 f.127r-130v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report on Bodley's reception and treatment at Elsinore by the King of Denmark.
0079 07 May 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/69 f.69r-70v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. 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.

Leeuwarden  

0317 02 July 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/184 f.184r-185v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of Count Maurice's attack against the fort of Emmen [Emmentil].
0316 29 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/172 f.172r-173v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Concerning a letter in favour of Colonel Sonoy.
0309 03 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/106 f.106r-107v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the submission of further sconces to the United Provinces.
0315 28 June 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/162 f.162r-163v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Report of the taking of the fort of [Opsterland], near Groningen.

London (unspecified location)  

1365 February 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 188r-189v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the ambassadors sent from the Emperor to negotiate a peace treaty between the United Provinces and Spain.
1365 February 1590, BL: MS Harleian 287 fol. 188r-189v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the ambassadors sent from the Emperor to negotiate a peace treaty between the United Provinces and Spain.
1338 03 December 1589, BL: MS Cotton Titus B II (2) f.495r-496v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the appointment of Captain Price to take charge of The Brill during Lord Burgh's illness.

Lubeck  

1108 31 May 1585, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IX f.47r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley's report of his progress with the Duke of Brunswick.
0080 31 May 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/74 f.190r-194v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Report of Bodley's mission to the Duke of Brunswick.

Middelburg  

0112 16 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/81 f.81r-82v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Regarding his conversation with St. Aldegonde, in which he defended himself against recent rumours.
1028 11 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.128r-v, From: Merchant Adventurers, Thomas Ferrers, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1001 10 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.69r-v, From: Anthony Wingfield, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Asking Bodley for the official word on how to proceed.
1215 24 November 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.284r-v, From: Thomas Ferrers, J Wheeler, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Petitioning Bodley to further their cause with the States, sending further letters to support their suit.
0113 16 December 1588, TNA: SP 84/29/83 f.83r-84v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Francis Walsingham. Summary: Concerning complaints from the States of Zealand concerning the distribution of military bands.
1084 19 October 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.232r-v, From: Thomas Ferrers, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0346 16 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/112 f.112r-113v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: The surrender of Niemegen, and military plans for the coming winter.
0345 11 October 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/92 f.92r-93v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Regarding the seizure of the town of Niemegen.

Ostend  

0299 30 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/362 f.362r-363v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Requesting the requisition of three companies of soldiers which were lately sent from Bergen op Zoom and Flushing.
1222 December 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.307r-v, From: Sir Edward Norris, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the dispute between the States and Sir Edward Norris.
0298 26 April 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/355 f.355r-356v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir Edward Norris. Summary: Requesting extra troops.
0199 16 July 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/179 f.191r-192v , From: Thomas Bodley, To: Sir John Conway. Summary: Recent military news, concerning the Spanish forces at Bommel.
1077 21 September 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.218r-v, From: Sir Edward Norris, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Sir Edward Norris' reply to Bodley, regarding his dispute with the States.

Seething Lane, London  

0808 27 March 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.119r-120v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Introducing Monsieur Caron as the bearer, who is authorised to mediate on Elizabeth's behalf between her and the States.
0804 28 February 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D IV f.77r-v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.

Somerset House, London  

1312 28 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.275r-v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: English officials. Summary: An extension of Bodley's passport by Francis Walsingham, emphasising his right to assistance abroad.
0883 28 November 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.199r-200v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Arguing that the town of Utrecht is unlikely to appoint Count Maurice as Governor, and other points relating to Bodley's recent letters.
1309 23 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.268r-271v, From: Lord Burghley, Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1310 20 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.272r-v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: English officials. Summary: Bodley's passport for his departure to the Low Countries as ambassador to The Hague.

Strand, London  

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

Unknown  

0097 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/75 f.73r-75v, From: Queen Elizabeth, Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
1051 12 June 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.164r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Lord Burghley. Summary: Bodley's account of the progress of the siege of Groningen.
0856 03 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.72r-73v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to ask the States for assistance in fortifying Ostend following stormy weather.
0251 22 July 1590, TNA: SP 84/38/93 f.93r-94v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. Summary: Bodley and Wilkes are to defend the cases of three captains who have petitioned the Queen about their service in the United Provinces.
0099 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/83 f.81r-83v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0306 May 1591, TNA: SP 84/42/85 f.85r-86v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0176 02 May 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/151 f.155r-156v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the urgent need for Ostend to be adequately fortified.
1307 20 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.264r-266v, From: Queen Elizabeth, Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley's first official instructions from Queen Elizabeth on his departure to the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
0096 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/73 f.71r-72v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: A rough draft of points to be included in Bodley's instructions, concerning the frequent dissolution of the States General.
0166 12 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/55 f.55r-56v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to repeat the Queen's displeasure concerning Geertruidenberg.
0288 01 February 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/206 f.206r-207v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Concerning the dispute between Sir John Norris and the captains of the bands.
1340 15th November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/96 f.94r-95v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Copy of the first four paragraphs of Bodley's instructions to speak to the Council on the matter of musters.
0249 June 1590, TNA: SP 84/37/319 f.319r-320v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to work with and advise Thomas Wilkes, sent from England to the States General.
0100 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/86 f.84r-85v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0063 11 August 1588, BL: MS Cotton Nero B III f.256r-257r, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0655 12 July 1590, Hatfield: MS 167/81, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley, Thomas Wilkes. 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.
0091 23 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/27/224 f.220r-221v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1014 25 February 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.99r-100v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Sends an urgent resolution from the Queen regarding the withdrawing of her auxiliary troops.
0897 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.241r-242v , From: James Digges, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Remembrances for Bodley to solicit the Privy Council for letters to the States concerning the musters
0607 17 April 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/46 f.112r-113v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1035 12 May 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.140r-141v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Directions for negotiating with the States to cease trading with the enemy.
0989 30 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.357r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0101 15 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/88 f.86r - 91v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0275 25 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/91 f.91r-93v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Notes on bands to be taken out of Holland in aid of the French King in order to expel the Spanish from Brittany.
0081 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/65 f.174r-175v, From: Robert Beale, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0656 09 September 1590, Hatfield: MS 167/96, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to encourage immediate incursions into Enemy territory on the opportunity of the Duke of Parma's troops being diverted into France.
0095 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/70 f.69r-70v, From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Draft memorandum of some of the points in the first official instructions for Bodley on his ambassadorship to the Hague.
0900 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.285r-286v , From: Sir Francis Walsingham, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: List of points to be undertaken by Bodley.
0606 17 April 1585, TNA: SP 75/1/45 f.108r-111v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0102 15 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/94 f.92r-93v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0862 August 1589, BL: MS Cotton Galba D V f.98r-101v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
0274 23 December 1590, TNA: SP 84/40/89 f.89r-90v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0077 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/64 f.170r-173v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Instructions for Bodley to go to Denmark, and to visit the Duke of Brunswick and deliver letters en route.
0964 07 September 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.270r-270b.v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is to obtain further details on the proposed recovery of Dunkirk.
0367 12 December 1591, TNA: SP 84/43/278 f.278r-279v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley is praised for his loyal service and assured that it will not be forgotten.
0195 16 June 1589, TNA: SP 84/33/67 f.67r-70v , From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
1324 27 April 1585, BL: MS Cotton Julius F VI f.68r, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Copy of instructions to Bodley, advised to warn the King of Denmark that the House of Lorraine claim title to his kingdom.
0103 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/98 f.96r-96bv, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Notes summarizing Bodley's first instructions on his going into the Low Countries as resident ambassador to The Hague.
1019 12 March 1591, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VIII f.110r-v, From: Oliver Lambert, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Has received no pay for his troops, news of Verdugo's movements.
0157 March 1589, TNA: SP 84/31/227 f.227r-228v , From: Queen Elizabeth, Peregrine Bertie, Baron Willoughby, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Notes for a letter to Bodley concerning Geertruidenberg.
0268 30 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/183 f.183r-184v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding deployment of men to Ostend and for an exploit in Flanders. Bodley is to secretly investigate the viability of this exploit.
0082 27 April 1585, TNA: SP 81/3/66 f.176r-177v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Draft of some of the points included in Bodley's instructions concerning his visit to the Duke of Brunswick.
0987 24 December 1590, BL: MS Cotton Galba D VII f.345r-v, From: Lord Burghley, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Answering the various points in Bodley's recent letters.
0217 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/247 f.247r-248v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
1311 28 November 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.273r-274v, From: Privy Council, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Bodley's cipher.
0098 20 November 1588, TNA: SP 84/28/78 f.76r-80v, From: Lord Burghley, Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0167 c.12 April 1589, TNA: SP 84/32/57 f.57r-v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0289 01 March 1591, TNA: SP 84/41/208 f.208r-212v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. 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.
0263 07 October 1590, TNA: SP 84/39/117 f.117r-118v, From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Regarding deployment of men to Ostend and for an exploit in Flanders. Bodley is to secretly investigate the viability of this exploit.
0076 May 1588, TNA: SP 78/18/110 f.226r-227v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: Bodley's account of the King's answer to his message from Queen Elizabeth, who has rejected the offer of assistance.
0216 September 1589, TNA: SP 84/34/238 f.238r - 240v , From: Queen Elizabeth, To: Thomas Bodley. Summary: Points to be negotiated and acted upon by Bodley regarding musters and pay.
1308 1588, BL: MS Cotton Galba D III f.267r-v, From: Thomas Bodley, To: Privy Council. Summary: A list by Bodley of the various letters, notes, petitions and instructions given to him before his departure to the Low Countries.