To the right honourable my verie good Lady the Lady of Shrewsburie give these
May it please your honour That at this present I am to vse my good ffreindes (wherin I make especiall accompt of your good Ladeshipp) in craving benyson ageanst these assizes at York which will begin the sixt of August. at which tyme if it wolde please yow to bestow some of me, I wilbe readie with my service eny way I can to requitt the same. Thus most humblie taking my leave I committ yow to the almightie who preserve yow in honour London this ixth of Iuly 1582

Your honnors moste bownden

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