Original letters, written during the reigns of Henry vi., Edward iv., and Richard iii. [the Paston letters]; digested, with notes, by J. Fenn, Parts 6-7

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sir John Fenn
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Page xxxiii - ORIGINAL LETTERS, written during the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III., by various Persons of Rank or Consequence.
Page 59 - I was put up, till at night that the battle was at London Bridge; and then at night the captain put me out into the battle at the bridge, and there I was wounded, and hurt near hand to death; and there I was six hours in the battle, and might never come out thereof...
Page 81 - And my Lord of Winchester 3 and my lord of Saint John's 4 were with him on the morrow after Twelfthday, and he spake to them as well as ever he did; and when they came out they wept for joy. And he saith he is in charity with all the world, and so he would all the lords were. And now he saith matins of Our Lady, and evensong, and heareth his mass devoutly.
Page 32 - youre owne witte in no wyse, but in alle youre werkes, of suche folks as I write of above, axeth youre advise a[nd counse]!
Page 39 - Also he asked the name of the ship, and when he knew it, he remembered Stacy that said, if he might escape the danger of the Tower he...
Page 33 - Furthermore, as far as father may and can, I charge you in any wise to flee the company and counsel of proud men, of covetous men, and of flattering men, the more especially and mightily to withstand them, and not to draw nor to meddle with them, with all your might and power ; and to draw to you and to your company good and virtuous men, and such as be of good conversation, and of truth, and by them shall ye never be deceived nor repent you of.
Page 38 - Towr, he should be saffe; and thanne his herte faylyd hym, for he thowghte he was desseyvyd, and yn the syght of all his men he was drawyn ought of the grete shippe yn to the bote ; and there was an exe, and a stoke, and oon of the lewdeste of the shippe...
Page 37 - Calais- ward to know how he should be received, and with him met a ship called Nicholas of the Tower, with other ships waiting on him, and by them that were in the spinner the master of the Nicholas had knowledge of the duke's coming. When...
Page 97 - Thursday, and there [they] were together till Friday, nine of the clock, and then they departed ; and there a Gentleman of my Lord of York took unto a Yeoman of mine, John Deye, a token and a Sedell (Schedule) of my Lord's intent, whom he would have Knights of the Shire, and I send you a Sedell inclosed of their names in this Letter ; wherefore methinketh it [were] well done to perform my Lord's intent.
Page iii - Original Letters written during the Reigns of Henry VI., Edward IV., and Richard III...

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