To my Lady / at Hardwyck
My humble dewtie presented to your Ladyship &c/ I trust in god to wayt on your Ladyship very shortly which of long I haue desired to doe yt is thought the parlement will end of Saterday, & within three or iiij dayes after I mean to sett out of towne./ his Majestie iiij dayes since hath bene moved by my Lady Arbell for me./ who promiseth as afore at the next call which is thought wil[be] at michelmas terme at the next session of parlement./ I haue no further to aduertise your Ladyship then I haue alredy./ And so with my dayly prayer to ye Almightie to graunt your Ladyship long & happy lyfe with all honor & comfert I most humbly ceass most humbly beseching your Ladyships dayly blessing. ffrom London this wedensday the iiijth of Iuly 1604./

Your Ladyships most humble & most bound sonn

W. Cauendysshe

The Erle of Penbreks mariag is diffirred for iij moneths. stayed by great persons, as I credibly here./


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