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To my very frende the Lord
The Lady of shesresburie
[Letter Text: Notes]
My Lorde whear as I vnderstande by my sunne henry Cavendyshe that at
your Lordshyps earnest request he hath consentede to cum to talke for
agreement betwext the boses and hym. whych sartenly I hardly coulde
agree to: and hym self affermeth hade it not been your ofton and contenuall
intreaty, and to speake wyth henry hys own woords your L. importunatnes.
he would neuer haue byn brought to. whych seinge by your L. meanes
is now fallen out as perchance my sunnes enymys would haue it. my sum
desier is that now at the last knyttinge vp of the matter you wyll stande
in defferant on my sunnes syde or rather a favourer. consideringe hys hath
ben the danger, inyuri, paynes and charges. thus hopinge that at thys
my request you wyll stand the more hys frend I ende wyth my
harty comendatyons to my lady. from chatsworth latt thys twsday at

your Lo. assurede frende

E Shrowesburye
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