208. DAME ELIZABETH STONOR TO SIR WILLIAM STONOR [? MAY 1478]
. . . þerto [a] sponefull . . . half a nottemegge in powder, and drynke hem togeddyrs and ye shall with Godes grace ffynde greate ease þerin. I marvell that ye wold not send ffor noþinge to helpe you after your fallynge: be my trouth I knew not þeroff till now by your writynge, and yff I had knowen it I wold not have bene mery, nor nomore I am not, nor shall not till I see you, the which by my good will shalbe shortely assone as I can make anend. My tariynge is now ffor to have my dedes here off London and Stepynhith seelid by syr Harry Fenne, Barnewell and Wallesse. Barnewell is not in towne: he will be here shortely, and I trust to speke off all þinges in that matter with godes grace. Syr Harry Fenne and Fyncham be resonabely well keelyd: þei be not so hoote as they were: and yet they wilbe better hereafter I dowte not. And I praye you hartely gentill [l]offynge husbond to be mery and take in conseyte with you in your . . . ease . . . with [go]des grace it shall as lyghtly p[ass] as it come and trewly . . . . .
To my most worshipfull and best beloved husband William Stonor.