Border Papers volume 1: May 1564

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Calendar of Border Papers: Volume 1, 1560-95. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1894.

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3. The Council of the North to the Privy Council. [May 24. 1564.]

"Yesterdaie I the Archbysshoppe of Yorcke receaved from Sir Henry Gate a lettre with a painted paper therein," now enclosed to your lordships, "for that bothe the disordred and untrue writtinge thereof semed straunge unto us, and allso the tyme of the makinge thereof uncerteine,"—whether in the late Queen Mary's time or since, or in Flanders or elsewhere, or what the writer's object was. That the rest of these papers may not be spread abroad, we have ordered Sir Henry to take them into his keeping. Bysshoppthorpe. Signed: Tho. Ebor., Thomas Gargrave, Henry Savile.

"P.S.—Wee have allso sente for the said Marcke Anthonye to be farther examined."

1 p. Addressed. Indorsed: "Tharchbishop of York, &c., with a picture sent them from Sir H. Gates, of Charles, King Phillips sonne, called true King of Spayne, England, Ireland, &c., made at Embden." Wafer signet: a chevron, charges indistinct, between 3 pelicans vulning; "T.Y." at sides.