[Address Leaf]
... my
Lady.
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[Letter Text: Notes]
My duty moste humbly Remembred vnto yor honor.
my Lorde lefte me heare behind him when he wente
to Worsop on Wednesday, for that Perence and the workemen
were not then redy to goe toward Gotherydge, but I hastened
them so muche that yesterday they wente early, There is
gone wth Perence Loe, Swyfte and one other, they
meane to consyther what may be donne of the oulde
weare, & if they see no possibilitie of recovery therof
this winter, then to vewe yt new place yt is spoken ^of^
and get all thinges in redines presently vppon my co
commynge thither to ^it may^ goe in hande. Madame where
it hathe pleased yor La. to bestow of vs a great
deale of furnif furniture towards house, we can but
by our prayers for yor La. shew our selfes dutifull
as well for this as all other yor La. continuall
benifytts towards vs, wherof we can never fayle
so Lonnge as it shall please god to continew his
grace towards vs./ presently after yor La. departure
from hence my L. apoynted him of the wardrop to
delyver vs the tester and curtaynes of the oulde
greene & redd bedd of velvett and satten yt yor La.
did see, and ij the clothe bedd of tester & curtaynes
yt we now lye in, and ij very ould counterpoynts of
tapstery, and forbad him to delyver yt bed of cloth=
of gould & tanney velvet yt yor La. sawe. That
wch yor La. hathe geven vs is more worth then
all that at gotherydg or here of my L. bestowing
on ^Wednesday^ thursday yt my L. wente hence, cootes brought in
a peace of housewyfes clothe nothing deere of xij pence
ye yarde & so was holden, wch cootes tould my L. woulde
very well serve my wyfe to make sheetes ^bor... clothes^ and & such lyke
wch my L. at the fyrst yealded vnto, & bade him carry
it to steale to measure into the vtter chambre, and he
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sayde he thought it very deeare of that pryce,
and thervppon my L. refused to buy it, wch was
no otherwise then the deniall of ye plate yor La.
called for. but whether the man or the place
be more in faulte I stande doubtefull, I pray god
when he will to amende bothe./

Typ Tymperley came yesternyght, it apereth by
a note yt came wth the stuffe yt there is suche
thinges comme as nicholas steward wrytt for, as
thredd & silke or suche like, but it is lapped
amonge so many other roulles of the lyke, and
nothing wrytten on the backsyde, yt we can not
tell wch is for yor La. from other folkes, if
therfore my cosen Iane will wryte what yor La.
sente for, we shall sende them, they appeere to be
but small thinges./ I thinke my Lorde
will be a heare to morow at nyght, and aboute
twesday I thinke we shall set forwarde. Thus I
beseche yor La. moste humbly of yor blessing to yor
lyttell fellow m & my selfe, who is very well,
(thankes be to god) not forgetting my prayer to
god for yor La. in all honour to yor harts desyre.
Sheffeld this x fryday. xiijth of octobre. 1575

Yor La. moste ^humble^ and
obedient loving sunn
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Gilbert Talbott
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