intelligence (n.) 2
spying, espionage, secretly obtained information
1H4 IV.iii.98 [Hotspur to Blunt, of King Henry] Sought to entrap me by intelligence
H5 II.Chorus.12 [Chorus] The French, advised by good intelligence
H8 I.i.153 [Buckingham to Norfolk, of Wolsey] by intelligence ... I do know / To be corrupt and treasonous
R3 II.i.55 [Richard to all] if any here / By false intelligence ... / Hold me a foe