[Address Leaf]
To my most honorable and wor=
thy Grandmother the Coun=
tesse of Shrewsbury at
[Letter Text: Notes]
Good Madam, I should be very vnmindfull
of my duty, if, with the continuance of your
Ladishippes honorable and daily fauors, my obliga=
cion should not likewise receiue, an exceedinge
and a daily encrease; which, though I can noe
way meritte, yet my I will euer humbly acknow
ledge them, with my best seruice, and harty
prayers, for the ^longe^ continuance of your La: heal...
and much happines. Soe humbly beseechinge yr La:
for your blessinge I rest
[significant space]

Yr La: dutifull and affecti
onate sonne to commande


Arundell house this
25t of May

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