CP 138, 24a

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CP Vol 138 f. 24

HMC Vol 1 p 192 No 636

Haynes Page 261 Number 242

Transcribed by Samuel Haynes in “A Collection of State Papers . . . 1542 to 1570” London, 1740

13 March 1559 From my Lord his Grace to Mr. Secretarye

From the Duke of Norfalk's Book of Entries.

AFTER my right hartie Commendacions: you shall understand that presently arrived here, this Berer Mr. Kier Servaunt to the Erle of Huntley; who brought me a Lettre from the Erle of Arraine, which ye shall receive herwith. He hath also declared unto me that he hath also Lettres and Credence, unto the Quene's Majesty from the seid Erle of Huntleye; and that the same Erle hath joyned hymself to the Duke of Chaftellerault, and the other Lords his partakers in this their common Cause; and woll cum to the Fild with them, at the Daie appoynted, with such Power as he cann make, for the Mentynaunce of the same; which in myn Opynion woll make our Enterprise muche the more easye and feseable. I have therfore depeched towards you in post, by whom you shall understand the Mattier at more Lengthe. And so, &c.

Tho. Norffolk