Mary Queen of Scotts Letter
Copy of an original Letter of Mary Queen of Scotland in the possession of Robert Austen Esq ui r e

For the Carlton House Magazine A letter of Mary Queen of Scots to the Countess of Shrewsbury never before printed

My noune good ladi, I send this berer to you, to know off my good lord and frinde weil doing, as to impart to you both such neues as I haiff, me lord of Mara, and feyve or seix particular men for particularites, are bound to all extremity aguenst me and myn; and plenlie be oune off his men quholey yersternicht, at Doncartel, refuses the quin plenli, and her consell off ani agriment: and, be meaner the think to have in courte, thinkes to so persuad the quin, that sche schal seem angri in wourdes, but indeid been with thaym. Shewing that be my servand Thomas Fleming has send one off my servands at nicht, to adver. tise me lord off Rosse. I believe many will mislyk Morrays double dealling, til I hear wither his persuasions, or promis off the quin to defeate me, fals pleece, I kan see no man./.or I heer I schal advertise you. I am to send Bog. a. bow. I prey you send me a commission off me lords: and wourd off your weil doing both. I go tomorrow to Ser Ion Souche. I prey god to preserve you both long the guever in long and happi liff. This teusday afternone in hest.

Your most assured good frind and cousines,

Marie R

(Directed thus) To me ledi my veri good frind and cusingnes the contes off Schreousberi.

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