CP 152, 141

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CP Volume 152 Folio 141

HMC Volume 1 Page 217 Number 691

Haynes Page 302 Number 297

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

3 May 1560 Lettre of Thanks from the Queen's Majesty to the Lord Graye

From a Minute of Secretary Cecill.

RIGHT trusty and welbeloved we grete you well. And perceaving by Report of our Coosyn of Norffolk the contynuall worthy Seruice that yow doo there -fore Lyth, in which, both your self, and your Company there deserve great Praise for your valliantness: We cannot forbeare but gyve yow our harty Thanks, prayeng yow to distribute the same to such Captaynes, as specially served at the Skyrmish under the Towne Walles of Lyth the 27th of Aprill. And so we trust to here of some good and honorable End, ether by Accord and Treaty, (wherin we understand the Bishop of Aquila contynueth, although with small Credit,) or els by your Maner of Treaty with that Towne of Lethe, in sorte as ye ar occupyed.