Detail View: LUNA: Folger Manuscript Transcriptions Collection: Letter from Jane (Skipwith), Lady Throckmorton, to Lewis Bagot

Digital Image File Name: 
5762
Source Call Number: 
L.a.852
Source Title: 
Letter from Jane (Skipwith), Lady Throckmorton, to Lewis Bagot
Image Details: 
Sorry to hear that his father is still seeking a wife for him; the candidate of the moment has a great portion; had she herself such a portion, his father would not so much mislike of her.
Source Created or Published: 
1610? April 14
Physical Description: 
recto (letter)
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Hamnet Catalog Link: 
http://hamnet.folger.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=230544
Transcription: 
L.a.852 My best beloued cosin. I am v e ry glad to here from you, that you ar well, and I would haue you thinke that it tis one of the greates comfordes I haue in this world to here of your well farer; I am very sory to here that your father is still in that humer of offering you more wifes; but as for this; shee hathe a greate porshone; wich I thinke if I hade; hee would not so much misslke of mee as hee dothe; and besides shee is honorabell wich dothe goe fare with most men nowe daves; but I protest I writ not this out of any mistrust I haue of your loue; for I haue euer found it more then I haue desserued;-yett I know not what shall deserue; and thus with my best wishes; for your good fortune; and happ n es in all your bussines I rest euer - the xiiii of Aprill your truly louing frende while I breath Jane Skipwith my sisters loue may not bee for gotten to you; lett mee here you as soune as you can
Credit: 
Transcriptions made by Shakespeare's World volunteers (shakespearesworld.org), participants in EMROC classes and transcribathons (emroc.hypotheses.org), participants in Folger paleography classes and transcribathons, and Folger docents.