The Paston Letters; 1422-1509 A.D.

The Paston Letters; 1422-1509 A.D.

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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. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...ayenst me to minussh my power, theyr disposicion woll be construed ferther than they wille it were, and they not so avaylled as they weene yn all thynges. The blessed Trinete be wyth yow. Wryt on Passyon Sonday. Your W. Wyrcestre. Memorandum to Thomas More that because ye myzt foryete myne erand to Maister Bernay, I/pray you rede hym my bille, and that he wille take it to a gode entent; for how so evyr I wryte I meene well, and so shalL 499. A.D. 1465, 8 April. Margaret Paston To John Paston. From Paston MSS., B.M. The claims laid by the Duke of Suffolk to Drayton and Hellesden occupy a prominent place in this correspondence during the year 1465, and I do not find them alluded to in any letter of an earlier date. Moreover, the purchase by virtue of which the Duke laid claim to the latter manor, which is reported here as a secret, is mentioned again as a piece of news in a letter undoubtedly written on the 10th May 1465. There can be little doubt therefore that this letter is of the same year. The apostyle, or set of marginal notes appended, is in the handwriting of John Paston. To my ryght worchepfull hosbond, Jon Paston, be this deliveryd in hast. jlGHT worchepfull hosbond, I recomand me to you. Please you to wet that I send you a copy of the deed that Jon Edmonds of Taveram sent to me, be the menys of Dorlet. He told Dorlet that he had suche a deed as he Cane supposyd, that wold don ease in prevyng of the tytyll Drayton. that Duk 0f Suffolk cleymythe in Drayton; for the same deed that he sent me, the seale of armys is lyke onto the copy that I send you, and noo thyng leke to the Duk of Suffolks auncesters. Item, the seyd Edmond seythe, yf he may fynd any other thyng that may do yow ease in that mater he wolle do hys part therin. Item, Jon more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662484X
  • 9781236624840