To the right worshipfull & my very frend Sir Iohn Thynne knight thes be yeven/
my ladye shrewesburie xxvij° august 1567
I haue earnestly moved my Lord to graunte your sute which I can not obtayne, he saith he will place his owne men in that & suche like, for his better seruice, but that will not be done in haste: and in the meane tyme I will not fayle to do for you what I can for the furtheringe of your desyre therin./ Thus with my hartie Comendacions I bid you fare well. ffrom Shefeld this xxvijth of Auguste 1567.

your assuryed frende

EShrouesbury

I prey you comande me to my lady your wyffe


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