CP 138, 22a

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CP Vol 138 f.22

HMC Vol 1 p 186 No 624

Haynes Page 250 Number 230

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

24 Feb 1559 From my Lord his Grace and from the Counsell here to Mr. Secretarie

From the Duke of Norfolk's Book of Entries.

AFTER our hartie Commendations. In our Lettres of the 11th of this present, we did advertise you of the sendinge of Chester Herauld to the Quene Dowagier of Scots, who is nowe retorned; and because ye shall the better understand the Discourse of suche Matter, as passed in Conference with hym by the said Dowagier and others, and also suche Intelligences, as he hath attayned, we haue caused hym to putt the same in Wryting; which we send you herewith. The French Gentelman called Montaignak arrived here with the seid Chester, whom the Dowagier hathe depeched to the Queen's Majestie with Lettres; and we have taken Order for his Passage to the Corte accordinglye. Yesternyght arryved here the Lord of Lethington; and at the same Instant cam hither also the Master of Maxwell from Carlisle; but the rest of the Lords whiche cam by Sea, are not yet arryved, by reason that the Winde is contrarye. We send you herwith a Lettre whiche I the Duke of Norffolk received Yesterdaie from Mr. Winter.

POSTSCRIPT. One of the Queen's Majestie's Shippes, named the Fawcon arrived here in the Havenmowthe with the Lord James, and the rest of the Lords of Scotland appointed to this meeting; for whom we have presently sent out Boats, to bring them on Land.

Tho Norffolk, W. Gray, R. Sadler, G. Howard, F. Leeke.