Border Papers volume 1: January 1566

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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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7. Bedford to Sir Nicholas Throkmorton. [Jan. 17. 1565–66.]

Recommending [Captain] Browne for the office of clerk of the checke and muster at Berwick in recompence of his good service. Signed: F. Bedford.

1 p. Addressed. Indorsed. A mere fragment.

8. Bedford to Throkmorton. [Jan. 18.]

On the 16th [I wrote to you with hearty thanks] for your two gentle letters and one from [paper decayed] by his man, and I sent all the news I then could. [The Earl of Murrey and his packet here referred to, also the good advertisements fram France, and ceremonies of the installation at Windsor]. Mr Secretary "writeth to me more thereof (I meane of his favour), and semeth by his lettre to wysshe so moche goodnes therin as I wold not desyre more, to his Lordship, next after Godes favour and feare . . . . From Anwicke in my way homeward." Signed: F. Bedford.

"After I had written thus farre, I receyved thes ij pacquettes, one to you and thother to Mr Killigrew. I write not to him bycause it is troublous being on the waye. I heare no newes of Robert Melvyn, nor how the Erles matters stand. As sone as I heare any, you shall understand."

1 p. Addressed. Indorsed. Mere fragments.

9. Bedford to Throkmorton. [Jan. 20.]

Heartily recommending the Marshal of Berwick to his good offices with the Earl of Leicester, to whom he has certain suits. Berwick. Signed: F. Bedford.

½ p. Addressed. Indorsed.