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my most humbill duty remembred I haue reseued yow
h leter and thanke the Lorde yow h with al other the swet
lady ar well the mighty god Longe so blesse them al,
presently after I re yow la leter I went to my la
cobham and we longe confarde of the matter I se by her
she was muche against yow h giuinge money mr w
and I founde her so muche agannst the same that we
ment if we coulde haue founde any fine reare thinge
to haue bestowed thurty or fortye pounde of some suche
thinge but how she woulde Like the best coulde be hade
beinge not her owne doinge we muche douted// now we
haue concluded she shall prouide the same whiche she sayth
she wyl do to her magisty likinge truly if yow h had
geuen money I feare yt woulde haue bene ell liked yow swet Iewel I
thank god hath good lel helth and ys so good a childe as can be thys
day I sent for atealer to make her braue yow yow h grene vellet but
we want auel ther was but v yards and a quarter to make her
gowne full vij yards wyl but sarue of that breth/ she shall want
nothinge with in my powre to Incorege her in well doinge/ yow good
frende my La cheke had Longe talke with her magisty latly of yo
my Lo harde dealinge and the quene gaue many good wordes what
she woulde do for yow h/ my brother recharde ys gone towne thys day
he wisshes yow la agowne of the smell of hys cloke no he hath some
of hys oulde vmors I se by hym aquiat minde ys worth muche
god sende yt them sone that want so I end in most humbill
wysse S Iones the viijth december

yow honors

E wingfelde

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