The Paston Letters, a Volume 3

The Paston Letters, a Volume 3

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...his wife, his fader and modir, and other that he was beholde to, imperpetuite. And forasmuch as he had, as he rehercid, a very truste and love to his cosyn, John Paston, and desired the performyng of the purpoos and wille forsad to be accomplisshed, and that the said Sir John shulde not be mevid ne sterid in his owne persone for the said accomplisshing of the said purpoos and wille, ne with noon other wordly maters, but at his oune request and plesire, wolde, graunted, and ordeyned that the said John Paston shalle, withynne resonable tyme aftir the dissese of the said Sir John, doo founde and stablisshe in the said mansion a college of vij. monkes or prestes and vij. pore folke, for to pray for the soulys above said imperpetuite; so that one of the said monkes or prestes be maister, and have x/i. yerely, and ich othir monke or preste x. marc yerely, and ich of the pore folke xs. yerely; and that the said John Paston shalle make sure to the said collegions a sufficient roume and a competent and an esy duelling place in the said mansion, the said collegions nor her successours bering no charge of reparacion therof. For which, and for othir charges and labours that the said 1 The original draft ends with this word at the bottom of the page. Apparently the last few words of the draft were written on a flyleaf, which is now lost. From Add. Ms. 22,927, B.M. John Paston hath doon and take uppon hym, to the eas and profite of the said I459 John Fastolf, and for othir consideracions by hym rehercid, the said Sir gov. 3 John FastolfF wolde, graunted, and ordeyned that the said John Paston shalle have alle the maners, landes, and tenementes in North folk, Southfolk, and Norwich, in which the said John Paston or any other are or were enfefFed or hare more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236584392
  • 9781236584397