The Stonor letters and papers, 1290-1483; ed. for the Royal historical society, from the origial documents in the Public record office, by Charles Lethbridge Kingsford.
Kingsford, Charles Lethbridge, editor. 1862-1926.


This was clearly written a few days after the previous letter, to Sir William Stonor. Consequently the year must be 1481, as the only possible year in which Palm Sunday was later than 13 April. From A.C., xlvi, 45.

After all humble recommendacion &c. I have spokyn with John Harecort, and he sweryth he wull do for yow, and purposyth to sytt in the Ester wyke, but he wuld fayne have Stepenhyth endityd: but þat shuld not help your mayne. Sir W. Norreys wull do for yow, and sey whatt he kanne. Ye must be here fore the newe Reconisaunce. I wrote to yow þat Bradbury wull delyvere your gayne in stuffe and ware, Page  124, vol. 2 but not in money. I purpose to be homwarde to morowe, yf I may, and shall do and make all thynges suere as by woode advyse kan be made or I goo. If ye have any certeynte of your men I wuld advyse yow to come shewe hit, for my lord of Gloucester, my lord Chamber|leyne be gon, and now be her your frendys. No more to yow, but Jhesu preserve yow. At London the morowe after Palme Sonday. I purpose to come home bye Wynsore and fett your money.

Your servaunt W. Elmes.

No endorsement.