[Address Leaf: Notes]
To my very frend ~
Mr Secretorie Walsingham
[Letter Text: Notes]
I am Sorye I coulde not speak wth you by reason of
my soden departure and to haue yelded moste hartie
thankes for yor so frendely dealinge towardes me wch
as I can not forgett so do I require you to take this
lettre of thanckes in good parte wth assurance of my Lordes
good will & myne as of any frendes you haue if in
any thinge we maye stande you in Steed./

Where her Maties pleasure ys that the Scottishe
quene shall prsently to Buxston I am to require
you to procure a warrant for my .L. his dischardge
in that behalfe, because I thincke my word will
not satisfie his L. therin wthout a sufficient
dischardge./ So wth my right hartie Comendacions
I bid you farewell At Leicestr howse this
viijth of Iune 1576

your assuryed louynge


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