[Address Leaf]
To the R. honorabell Sr
Robert Sicill Knight
Principall Secretary
to hir Matie
6. Octob:r 1600
Countess of Shrewsbury
to my M.r/.
[Letter Text: Notes]
good mr Secretary./ I must continue my ernest suit for your honorable
fauor, yt such Lands of my sonn Henry Cauendyshe, as were
passed Lately vnder the great seale, by the Erle of Shrouesbury
in too of his saruants names, most unconscianably and vnna=
=turally; might be reassured by them, to the right owners and
possessors therof, according to iustice and equitie, and according
to hir ma.ties most gratius intention, signified by proclamation
for the quieting of hir subiects possessions; and herein you
shall bind both me and myne greatly unto you./ my sonn
W.m at his comming from London told me, yt you misliked in
som parte his proceding in this matter; I besech you to make
the best construction, I know he wold not wyllingly doe any
thing to your mislike, he hath bene alweys much bound to
you, and hath relyed greatly on your fauor. I pray
you good mr Secretary continue still your honorabell
fauors towards him./ I wyll not now further trobell
you./ I pray god to graunt you Long and happy Lyfe
wth all honor and contentmt. from hardwyck this
vjth of October./

your assuryd faythfull frend


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