Letters of Royal and Illustrious Ladies of Great Britain: From the Commencement of the Twelfth Century to the Close of the Reign of Queen Mary, Volume 2

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H. Colburn, 1846 - English letters
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No A D Page XXI Margaret Vernon to Cromwell 1529
52
The same to the same 1530
53
The same as prioress of Little Marlow to the same vers 1530
56
The same to the same vers 1530
57
The same to the same vers 1530
60
Elizabeth countess of Kildare to Henry VIII
61
The same to the earl of Shrewsbury
63
Princess Mary to Cromwell vers 1530
65
Anne countessdowager of Oxford to Crom well vers 1530
67
Lady Storkey and the convent of Stratford to Cromwell vers 1531
68
The nuns of Stratford to Cromwell vers 1531
70
Margaret marchionessdowager of Dorset to Cromwell 1531
71
Lady Anne Boleyn to lady Wingfield 1532
74
Honor viscountess Lisle to Cromwell 1532
75
The same to the same 1532
79
Anne lady Weston to lady Lisle 1532
80
Honor viscountess Lisle to Cromwell vers 1533
82
The same to the same vers 1533
85
Mary queendowager of France to viscount Lisle 1533
87
Elizabeth Staynings to lady Lisle vers 1533
88
Elizabeth lady Wheathell to lady Lisle vers 1533
90
Elizabeth Hills to Cromwell 1533
92
Elizabeth George to her son John George
94
Gertrude marchioness of Exeter to Henry VIII 1533
96
Catherine lady Blount to Cromwell vers 1533
102
Margaret marchionessdowager of Dorset to Cromwell vers 1533
104
The same to the same vers 1534
105
Elizabeth countess of Worcester to Crom well vers 1534
110
Anne countessdowager of Oxford to Crom well vers 1534
112
The same to the same vers 1534
114
The same to secretary Cromwell vers 1534
115
well per 1534
118
Lady Catherine Daubeney to secretary Cromwell 1534
119
Lady Elizabeth Dacres to lord Dacres 1534
124
Margaret queen of Scotland to Henry VIII 1534
129
The same to secretary Cromwell 1534
133
Jane Basset to lady Lisle vert 1534
137
The same to the same vers 1535
139
The same to the same vers 1535
143
The same to the same vers 1535
148
Elizabeth Rede abbess of West Malling to Mr Thomas Wyat vers 1535
150
Elizabeth Cressener prioress of Dartford to secretary Cromwell vers 1535
154
Cicely Bodenham abbess of Wilton to secretary Cromwell 1535
156
Jane lady Guildford to secretary Cromwelluers 1535
158
Mary lady Guildford to secretary Crom well vers 1535
161
The same to the same vers 1535
163
Catherine lady Blount to secretary Crom well vers 1535
167
Elizabeth countessdowager of Oxford to secretary Cromwell vers 1535
169
Margaret marchionessdowager of Dorset to secretary Cromwell vers 1535
170
Catherine countess of Northumberland to secretary Cromwell vers 1535
172
Lady Mary Stafford to secretary Cromwell 1535
193
The same to 1535
201
Mary lady Willoughby to secretary Crom
207
The same to the same vera 1535
215
LXXX1X The same to the same vers 1536
222
Anne lady Shelton to the Privy Council
254
Anne Barneys to lord Cromwell vers 1536
263
No A D Page CX Margaret lady Audley to lord Crom well vert 1536
269
Elizabeth lady Hungerford to lord Crom well vers 1536
271
Margaret queen of Scotland to Henry VIII 1536
276
The same to the same 1536
278
The same to the same 1536
281
The same to Henry VIII 1536
283
Agness Jordan abbess of Sion to lord Cromwell 1536
288
CXVII Lady Margaret Douglas to lord Cromwell 1536
292
Anne Basset to lady Lisle vers 1536
294
The same to the same a 1536
296
Mary Basset to lady Lisle vers 1536
297
The same to the same vers 1537
299
The same to the same 1537
300
The same to the same 1537
302
The same to the same vers 1537
304
Margaret lady Bryan to lady Lisle 1537
305
Mary countess of Sussex to lady Lisle 1537
306
Elinor countess of Rutland to lady Lisle 1537
308
Catherine duchess of Suffolk to lady Lisle
310
Honor viscountess Lisle to the countess of Sussex 1537
311
Elizabeth countess of Kildare to lord Cromwell vers 1537
317
Elizabeth countess of Worcester to lord Cromwell 1537
318
Princess Mary to lord Cromwell 1537
320
The same to lord Cromwell 1537
321
Margaret queen of Scotland to Henry VIII 1537
323
The same to the duke of Norfolk 1537
329
The same to Henry VIII 1537
330
The same to the duke of Norfolk 1537
333
The same to lord Cromwell 1537
336
The same to Henry VIII 1537
338
Margaret marchionessdowager of Dorset to Henry VIII 1537
341
to lord Cromwell vers 1537
343
Lady Catherine FitzAlan to lord Crom well vers 1537
346
The same to the same vers 1537
348
Dousabella lady Darcy to lord Darcy 1537
350
Elizabeth lady Ughtred to lord Cromwell 1537
353
The same to the same 1537
355
Elizabeth duchess of Norfolk to lord Cromwell 1537
358
The same to the same 1537
360
The same to the same 1537
365
The same to the same 1538
369
Mary duchess of Richmond to lord Cromwell 1538
373
The same to the same 1538
377

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Page 181 - ... for the board-wages of my poor husband * Issue Book, 31 Henry VIII. Rolls-house. and his servant ; for the maintaining whereof I have been compelled, of very necessity, to sell part of mine apparel, for lack of other substance to make money of.
Page 179 - ... yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred before her in marriage, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her, and soon after married her...
Page 258 - Thirdly, as I have and shall, knowing your excellent learning, virtue, wisdom, and knowledge, put my soul into your direction, and, by the same, hath and will in all things from henceforth direct my conscience, so my body I do wholly commit to your mercy and fatherly pity...
Page 48 - I am in comparing to his highness. And for you, I do know myself never to have deserved by my deserts that you should take this great pain for me; yet daily of your goodness I do perceive by all my friends; and though that I had not...
Page 48 - I make an end of this my rude and true meaned letter, praying our Lord to send you much increase of honour, with long life. Written with the hand of her that beseeches your Grace to accept this letter, as proceeding from one that is most bound to be, " Your humble and obedient servant, "ANNE BOLEYN.
Page 48 - I assure you that, after this matter is brought to pass, you shall find me as I am bound. In the mean time, to owe you my service, and then look what thing in this world I can imagine to do you pleasure in, you shall find me the gladdest woman in the world to do it. And next unto the King's grace, of one thing I make you full promise, to be assured to have it, and that is my hearty love unfeignedly during my life.
Page 196 - I loved him as well as he did me ; and was in bondage,2 and glad I was to be at liberty. So that for my part I saw that all the world did set so little by me, and he so much, that I thought I could take no better way but to take him, and to forsake all other ways, and live a poor honest life with him.
Page 257 - MOST humbly prostrate before the Feet of your most excellent Majesty, your most humble, faithful, and obedient Subject, which hath so extreamly offended your most gracious Highness, that mine heavy and fearful Heart dare not presume to call you Father, nor your Majesty hath any cause by my deserts, saving the benignity of your most blessed Nature doth surmount all Evils, Offences, and Trespasses, and is ever merciful and ready to accept the Penitent, calling for Grace in any convenient time.
Page 292 - I shall keep but a few here with me, I trust you will think that I can have no fewer than I have, for I have but a gentleman and a groom that keeps my apparel, and another that keeps my chamber, and a chaplain that was with me always in the court.
Page 370 - Holland is comen up with her ; that harlot, which hath put me at this trouble, and it is eleven years since my Lord my husband first fell in love with her, and yet she is but a churl's daughter, and of no gentle blood : but that my Lord my husband hath set him up for her sake, because he was so nigh akin to my Lord Hussey...

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