To my Lady:

At Hardwicke
In most humble wyse. &/ my Lord of Shrewsbury and my sister menethe to wayt of your Ladyship to morrowe at nyght I coulde not sartaynly advertice your Ladyship befor because they wear not resolved of the day sartayn but thought to have stayde longer by the way; and they meane to stay one day at least with your Ladyship all are comme hither very well:/ So with my Lady prayer for your Ladyship's prosperous estatt I humbly cease, humbly beseching your Ladyship's dayly blesinge to me and my boyes Lecester this weddensday morninge

your Ladyship's most humble and obedient sonne./

Cha: Cavendysshe:/


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