Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII; Preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and Elsewhere in England Volume 12, PT. 1

Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII; Preserved in the Public Record Office, the British Museum, and Elsewhere in England Volume 12, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...that the said lord or Sir Robert had stirred any new business, but that they did their best to stay the last commotion of Bigod. York, 22 March. P.S.--Aske likewise desired me to write in his favour to the King, which I have done, not doubting but you will see the same weighed accordingly. Signed. Pp. 2. Add.: Lord Privy Seal. Sealed. Endd. R. O. 2. "A declaration for Robert Aske, concerning any profit of any spoils by him had during the time of this last commotion, to the duke of Norfolke grace." Never himself took any spoils. Certain of the King's lead of Merton Abbey, suppressed, was assigned to Mr. Copyndall to sell, to pay for carriages, gunpowder, &c. Aske received 9/. Vis. 4d.; the rest remains with Mr. Copyndall. Aske declared this to the King, who was gracious to him therein. Received at Hull 10/. of Dr. Hawsworth's goods; which doctor, us he heard, belonged to, and had fled with, Sir Henry Savell. If Mr. Lambert declare of any of his goods taken by Sir Robt. Constable, Aske never saw a penny thereof, and Sir Robert " promised payment of the same before your Grace." Constable paid 200 soldiers in Hull for three weeks with part of it, because the duke of Suffolk kept his garrison opposite, " contrary our trust in the first appointment." Divers persons got letters or bills from Aske, affirming that the spoils they had taken were assigned to them, lest others would take it from them. Begs he may be informed if any other spoils are objected against him, and ho will declare the truth. In Aske's hand (?) Pp.2. Endd. 3. Concerning Christopher Aske, the articles of the clergy, &c. B. O. "The said Aske" says that his brother Christopher wrote him an unkind letter to Pomfret, that it was said...show more

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  • 9781236861498