[Address Leaf]
To the ryght honorable and my
assured good lady, and mouther
the Countes of Shrowsbery:
[Letter Text: Notes]
Good madam, acordynge to my dewty, I would haue wrytene oftener, yf ^I^ could
haue learned, any newes worthey the wryrtynge, but ^my^ comeynge to the court, Is so
selldome, as I knowe your Ladyshype, doth here from thensse, by othersse, a great dell
more, then I can hereof, yet I truste your La: wyll geue me leue, to remember my
dewtye, In wrytynge, after my olde acoustemed manner. whych I wyll not slake
god wyllynge, though my matter be never so small, yet my dewtyfull good wyll
I hope your La: ^wyll^ exepte, In as good part, as I meane yt, yf I could haue sent, any
good newes of my syster of Penbrokes good delyuery, your La: should haue hard
of yt or nowe, but I fear yt wyll not fall out so well as I could wyshe yt had
and ^for^ thys tyme, I humbly take my leue, besycheing, god to send your La: your hartes
desyre, From Eareth the xxjxth of Maye: §

your La: assured louyng
daughter to comande:

Anne Talbott

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