East Indies: March 1596

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Calendar of State Papers Colonial, East Indies, China and Japan, Volume 2, 1513-1616. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1864.

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March 1596

March 27.
247. Thos. Arundell to Sec. Sir Robert Cecil. Disclaims the title given him by the Emperor as a reward for his services against the enemies of Christianity, yielding to Her Majesty's will. Would be content, if the Queen thought good, to adventure himself in an East India voyage, wherein he makes no question but to do her acceptable service; some particulars he has already imparted. Entreats him “to settle in Her Majesty some favourable conceipt towards me.” [One page. DOMESTIC, Eliz.]