Paston letters: original letters written during the reigns of Henry vi., Edward iv., and Richard iii., by various persons. With notes, by J. Fenn, Volume 1

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sir John Fenn, Alexander Ramsay (miscellaneous writer)
1840
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Contents

John Northwood to Lord John Viscount Beaumont
9
Agnes Paston to Edmund Paston
10
John Hauteyn to the Archbishop of Canterbury
11
Sir Roger Chamberlyn to Agnes Paston
12
Agnes Paston to John Paston
13
Sir John Fastolf to Stephen Scroope
14
Humphrey Duke of Buckingham to Viscount Beaumont
15
William Yelverton to John Paston
16
Agnes Paston to John Paston
17
Sir Robert Williamson to Agnes Paston
18
William Yelverton to Sir John Fastolf
19
The speech of John Mowbray Duke of Norfolk against Edmund Beaufort
26
Sir Thomas Howys Parson of Castlecomb to Sir John Fastolf
38
The Earl of Oxford to John Paston
44
Agnes Paston to John Paston
50
Memorial to the King
56
Letter Page 79 The Duchess of Norfolk to John Paston Esq
60
The Earl of Oxford to John Paston
61
W B to W Worcester
62
John Jenney to John Paston Esq
63
The Bishop of Lincoln to John Paston Esq
66
James Gresham to John Paston
67
Margaret Paston to John Paston
69
Sir John Fastolf to John Paston John Bocking or William Barker
70
Sums of money due to Sir John Fastolf from the Crown
71
A Declaration of the Costs of Sir John Fastolf
73
The Archbishop of Canterbury to Sir John Fastolf
74
The Archbishop of Canterbury to John Paston Esq and William Norwich
75
John Lord Lovel to his father Lord Beaumont
76
William Tailboys to Lord Beaumont
77
Margaret Paston to John Paston Esq
78
Alice Ogard to John Paston Esq
79
William Botoner Worcester to John Paston Esq
80
John Bocking to John Paston
81
John Bocking to John Paston
82
Errands to London of Agnes Paston
83
William Botoner Worcester to Sir John Fastolf
85
John Osbern to John Paston
86
Margaret Paston to John Paston
88
Robert Hungerford Lord Molyns to his tenants
89
John Jernyngan to Magaret Paston
90
Letter age 122 Henry Wyndesore to John Paston
94
Elizabeth Poonyngs to Agnes Paston
95
Hugh a Fenn to John Paston
96
Sir John Fastolf to the Duke of Norfolk
97
Margaret Paston to John Paston
98
Dr John Brackley to John Paston
99
William Paston to John Paston
100
Wm Wainfleet Bishop of Winchester to Sir John Fastolfs other Executors
102
John Bocking to William Yelverton John Paston and Henry Filongley
103
William Botoner called Wyrcester to John Berneye Esq
104
William Paston to John Paston
105
The King to John Paston Esq
106
Lord Scales to John Paston Esq
107
The Duchess of Norfolk to Viscount Beaumont
108
Richard Southwell to John Paston
110
Christopher Hausson to John Paston
111
John Brackley to John Paston
112
The Abbot of Langley to John Stokes
114
Clement Paston to John Paston
115
John Paston to his father John Paston
200
Margaret Paston to John Paston 21 James Gresham to John Paston Esq 22 Copy of Articles of Impeachment exhibited against the Duke of Suffolk 23...
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John Paston to his Mother 98
6
The Duke of Suffolk to his
26
William Lomner to John Paston
27
John Crane to John Paston
28
Sir John Fastolf to Sir Thomas Howys
29
J Payn to John Paston
30
James Gresham to John Paston
31
Sir John Fastolf to Sir Thomas Howys and William Barker
32
James Gresham to John Paston
33
J Damme and J Gresham to John Paston
34
Sir John Fastolf to Sir Thomas Howys and John Bocking
35
The Earl of Oxford to J Jermyn Sheriff of Norfolk
36
47
47
Lord Scales to John Paston
62
John Paston to Lord Grey
68
John Martin Abbot of St Benedicts to John Paston
74
Page xiii
83
XX
92
Henry Fylungley to Sir John Fastolf 93
93
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94
2
95
Sir John Paston to Margaret or John Paston 98
98
9
99
John Paston to Sir John Paston 100
100
Margaret Paston to her Steward 101
101
Dame Elizabeth Brews to John Paston 102
102
Thomas Kela to John Paston 105
105
John Paston to Margaret Paston 106
106
Sir Thomas Brews to Sir John Paston 107
107
John Paston to Sir John Paston 108
108
Notes touching the marriage of John Paston 109
109
John Pympe to Sir John Paston 110
110
Sir John Paston to Margaret Paston 112
112
Sir John Paston to John Paston 113
113
Lord Hastings to John Paston 114
114
John Paston to his Mother 115
115
Sir John Paston to his Mother 116
116
11
117
William Peacock to Sir John Paston 118
118
Robert Weynington to Thomas Daniel Esq 119
119
William Naunton to John Paston Esq 120
120
A Brother of the Order of the Temple of Syon to John Paston 121
121
Margaret Paston to John Paston 122
122
Edmond Paston to John Paston 123
123
William Pryce to John Paston 124
124
J Whetley to Sir John Paston 125
125
William Paston to John Paston 127
127
Thomas Playters to John Paston Esq 128
128
Thomas Playters to John Paston Esq 129
129
John Paston to Unknown 130
136
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162
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