Paston Letters; Original Letters Written During the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III. by Various Persons of Rank or Consequence

Paston Letters; Original Letters Written During the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III. by Various Persons of Rank or Consequence : Containing Many Curious Anecdotes Relative to That Turbulent Period of Our History ... with

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...servants, tenants, and well-willers, to give their voices to the said Sir John Paston, and that ye fail not to speed my lady's intent in this matter as ye intend to do her as great a pleasure as if ye gave her an 100/ And God have you in his keeping. Written at Fishly, the 20th day of September. James Arblaster.i sty friend, I commend me to you, ou to call to your mind, that like I communed of, it were necessary dy and you all, her servants and have this parliament as for one of sses of the town of Maldon, such a orship and of wit as were towards lady; and also such one as is in 'the king, and of the lords of his iigh about his person: certifying my said lady for her part and such her council, be most agreeable that and all such as be her farmers and md well-willers, should give your a worshipful knight, and one of my uncil, Sir John Paston; which stands n favour with my lord chamberlain: t my said lord chamberlain may do king and with all the lordsof England, be not unknown to you most of any i alive. Wherefore, by the means of Sir John Paston to my said lord rlain, both my lady and ye of the uld not have a meeter (jproperer) man r you in the parliament to have your ed (interestsforwarded) at all seasons. are I pray you labour all such as be send my lady a letter with some between them, and also to move Norfolk when he cometh to the certainly Caister is yours. i to be burgess of Maldon, and iamberlain will, ye may be in ce; there be a dozen towns in it choose no burgess which ought may be set in for one of those towns e be friended. Also in no wise i all haste to get some goodly ring ce of 20., or some pretty flower of ice, and not under, to give to Jane r she hath been the most special i your matter, and hath promised, 'ill forth (in...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236829700
  • 9781236829702