[Address Leaf: Notes]
To my Ladey
[Letter Text: Notes]
May yt pleace yor honor my l. ys vry quiet
and reasonably well but can not so contynew
for he spends ye moste parte of the daye in
his concell chamber abowte George Savels
landes wthowt fyre, I thinke hys l. myndes
yor ho. shall abyde at Chat. tyll nere
chrystmas but that I lyke not yf I
myght be hard, yestreday sir Valentyne
browne wrete to my l adurtysmtes frome
barwyk wch he neur dyd befor all hys
mater was of delyvranse of some pisoners
that at takynge of edynboroughe castle
were comytted and that the great lordes
of Scotland meant to lye at Scarborowe
thys wynter and there was great provyssyon
and assembly as thoughe thrin were
some cause for my l. ye rathr to respect
the safetie of hys charge, ethr hys so
wrytyng was for that so ne some dowbt
vppon thys occasion wilbe made of hyr safety
here and thrfor hyr remove more sowtherly
shall Imedyatly be thought mete or els
they hard of my l. sycknes and gave thys
occasion tunderstand throf the troth for hys
vnwoonted adurtyssmts hath no playne meanynge
as aftr ys lyke to apere, god kepe yor ho. well
7th nouembr.

yor ho.r humble and most bownden

Tho. Knyvets

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