Letter ID: 0305
Reference: TNA, SP 84/42/70 f.70r-71v
Citation: DCB/001/HTML/0305/000
Date: 22 May 1591



Addressed: To the right honorable my singular good Lord, the L. Burghley Lord highe Treasurer of England

Endorsed: 22 May 1591 Master Bodeleie to my L. Taking of Zutphen./.

Later Addition: 22 May 91


May it please your good L. We have worde from the Campe, at this very instant, that the 20 of this moneth, the towne of Zutphen after 2 volies of shotte, entred into Parle with Count Maurice, and yelded presently upon it, with condition, to depart with bagge and baggage. Whiche was done the same day before noone: and as every man suppo- seth, suche diligence and speede was used by the Count, that the Campe without stay remoo- ved upon it, and reached Deventer that night. These good tidinges are told us by the mouthe of certaine messengers, and are only so signified by general worde, without any further particularitie. Howbeit we looke every houre, to knowe some mater of circumstance, wherein if any thing be worthy to be imparted to your L. it shall be speedely advertised: And so I take my humble leave. From the Hage May 22 1591 Your L. most humbly bounden Tho. Bodley