Collection of State Papers Relating to Affaires in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth from 1571 to 1596
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1759 Excerpt: ...towardes Monsier, toulde Monsieur Crenecen, that the Queen had counselled them to agree with the King of Spaine. That Speeche and Parte of this Letter agreeing together, I thought good to fend you bothe, which maketh me to stagger much at the rest that is in the Letter, which is contrarie owte of the Advertisement that I have owte of all Places, and againe all Men's Opinions. But I will both have all the Eyes I kan to decyfer the Trewth; and besides, have even now sent for the Partie that writt the Letter to me, that I may fynd by him what he hath of ytt more perfectly, and from whom he hath ytt; yf theire be any such Matter, ytt is the Effects of the Counsell was held the last Day at the Pope's Nuntios. They mak heere a great Reioyfynge at the troublynge of so many Men of Qualitie as theie fay be in England; for my Part I never hard, but by them, of my Lords of Northumberland and Arundell. I pray God save our Queen, and put in her to do all for the best, and keepe her and us all. Paris the 8 th of January, Tour Lordfiips at Commandment, 1583. To the Right Honorable my verie E. Stafford. good Lord, the Lord High Ire-sorer of Ingland. Copye of a Letter to Mr. Secretary, iy Mr. Statyngs, 8 January, 1583. I Sir, Have fence my Letters beene informed further of the Shippes that are preparinge on the Coast of Normandy but I fynd theie are prepar inge in;the Duke Joyeuses Name, but theire Enterpryse is to go some Voyage, for Don Antonio's whole Somme of his Men meane to leave them j theie are perfwaded all to etourn home loded with no less then Gold. I fynd Don Antonio is rather contented to set some Bodie aworke that may anoye the King of Spaine, rather then in lying ydely heere, not.that he thihketn or hopeth himself to rayse anye i great Commoditie of ytt j for...
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