Ambassador to France

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Boulogne Negotiations

Summary from Website:

1600 Peace Commissioners for Peace with Spain, to meet at Boulogne. March 11: Commissioners to be Earl of Northumberland (replaced); Sir Henry Neville, Ambassador to France; Robert Beale; John Herbert; April 19: Thomas Edmondes also named; May 10: Herbert became the Queen’s Second Secretary; May 15: Commissioners embarked, joined Neville in France; June 23: Edmondes returned for instructions; June 24: negotiations never began because of disputes over precedency; July 27: Queen has recalled Commissioners; Aug 7: all four Commissioners at court on their return.