[Address Leaf]
To my Lady.
[Letter Text: Notes]
My duty moste humbly Remembred R. honorable and my singuler good La.
I hope yor La. will houlde me excused rather in wrytinge
altho I know nothynge worthy advertisinge, then is by salence
I should neclect my duty. my L. god be thanked is
very well, and is presently here at Wynkefylde but ~
returneth agayne to morow to sheffeld, where also yor
La. tale fellow george, his moother and bebba dothe
well. All thynges are so well and quieat that
truly (as I ^haue^ sayde) I know not any thynge wherwith to
enlarge this letter. The rather for yt I wrot......
passyng ij or iij dayes synce to yor La. and was ^then^ dryven ...
sende my letter to my Aunte knyveton for yt my selfe ...
not of any messenger to carry hit, so yt vnle......
happ she knew how to convey the same. I stande ...
of the tyme of ... receyte therof. ...
[deletion] yor La. of yor blessynge to vs nam yor ...
named in this lettre, moste humbly cravynge pardone ...
the shortnes therof. And praynge to god for yor .../>
Lonnge continuance in all honour moste perfyte healthe ...
happines in all thynges. I moste humbly take my lea......
Wynkefylde, this xxviijth of may .1576.

Yor La. moste obedient and
very Lovinge sunne
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Gilbert Talbott

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